Period
to 20 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for JavaScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited JavaScript over the 6 months to 20 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 8 8
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 +3
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 1,066 895 875
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 19.95% 15.65% 17.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.66% 27.57% 28.52%
Number of salaries quoted 677 636 565
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £31,150 £29,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £56,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

JavaScript is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,076 3,246 3,068
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 57.57% 56.77% 62.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2,080 2,225 1,876
Scotland median annual salary £43,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +5.88% +1.80%
10th Percentile £30,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £66,875
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +0.42%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing JavaScript as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in Scotland

JavaScript
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing JavaScript in Scotland.

Salary trend for JavaScript in Scotland

JavaScript
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 June 2019.

Salary histogram for JavaScript in Scotland

JavaScript
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 June 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh 0 521 £44,000 -2.22% 45
Glasgow +4 407 £41,510 -12.15% 19
West Lothian +8 31 £35,500 -11.25% 2
Aberdeen +12 24 £39,000 -8.24% 6
Fife +6 18 £50,000 +26.58%
Dundee +2 17 £35,000 -6.67%
Aberdeenshire - 11 - -
Stirling +10 7 £41,500 +4.05%
East Ayrshire - 4 £50,000 -
South Lanarkshire 0 3 £33,750 -20.59% 1
North Lanarkshire - 3 £52,500 -
Scottish Borders -4 2 - -
Dumfries and Galloway - 2 £60,000 - 1
South Ayrshire - 1 £37,500 -
Strathclyde - 1 £60,000 -
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 20 June 2019, IT jobs citing JavaScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 537 (50.38%) HTML
2 491 (46.06%) Agile Software Development
3 487 (45.68%) CSS
4 401 (37.62%) Java
5 357 (33.49%) C#
6 327 (30.68%) AngularJS
7 326 (30.58%) SQL
8 307 (28.80%) .NET
9 289 (27.11%) Software Engineering
10 261 (24.48%) Git (software)
11 238 (22.33%) MVC
12 227 (21.29%) React
13 203 (19.04%) Problem-Solving
14 192 (18.01%) Test Automation
15 186 (17.45%) Finance
16 184 (17.26%) Node.js
17 182 (17.07%) Python
18 178 (16.70%) SQL Server
19 176 (16.51%) OO
20 172 (16.14%) Web Development
21 169 (15.85%) Microsoft Azure
22 168 (15.76%) HTML5
23 163 (15.29%) jQuery
24 151 (14.17%) TDD
24 151 (14.17%) Microsoft
25 147 (13.79%) PHP
26 145 (13.60%) Front End Development
27 142 (13.32%) ASP.NET
28 141 (13.23%) Scrum
29 140 (13.13%) Degree

JavaScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 46 (4.32%) Apache
2 30 (2.81%) Confluence
2 30 (2.81%) Tomcat
3 27 (2.53%) nginx
4 25 (2.35%) CMS
5 19 (1.78%) JBoss
6 18 (1.69%) lighttpd
7 17 (1.59%) Umbraco
8 16 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
8 16 (1.50%) IIS
9 15 (1.41%) WordPress
10 13 (1.22%) SharePoint
11 12 (1.13%) Jetty
12 9 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 8 (0.75%) WebLogic
14 7 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (0.47%) Apache Spark
16 4 (0.38%) Documentum
16 4 (0.38%) EPiServer
16 4 (0.38%) FileNet
Applications
1 15 (1.41%) Adobe Illustrator
2 13 (1.22%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.94%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.28%) Acrobat
5 3 (0.28%) InVision
5 3 (0.28%) Marvel
5 3 (0.28%) Sketch
6 2 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.19%) InDesign
6 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
7 1 (0.094%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.094%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.094%) Lectora
Business Applications
1 24 (2.25%) Magento
2 20 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 14 (1.31%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.28%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.19%) HFM
5 2 (0.19%) Infor CRM
5 2 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.094%) Maximo
6 1 (0.094%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 169 (15.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 112 (10.51%) Amazon AWS
3 55 (5.16%) Google Cloud Platform
4 38 (3.56%) SaaS
5 35 (3.28%) npm
6 24 (2.25%) G Suite
6 24 (2.25%) Serverless
7 20 (1.88%) Dynamics 365
7 20 (1.88%) GitHub
8 17 (1.59%) Azure Stack
8 17 (1.59%) IBM Cloud
9 14 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (0.84%) Power Platform
10 9 (0.84%) Sauce Labs
10 9 (0.84%) Trello
11 8 (0.75%) Datadog
12 7 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
12 7 (0.66%) IaaS
12 7 (0.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.72%) Internet
2 15 (1.41%) HTTP
3 8 (0.75%) DNS
4 6 (0.56%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.47%) Intranet
6 4 (0.38%) DHCP
7 3 (0.28%) 2G
7 3 (0.28%) 3G
7 3 (0.28%) 4G
7 3 (0.28%) 5G
7 3 (0.28%) Broadband
7 3 (0.28%) Firewall
7 3 (0.28%) OpenFlow
7 3 (0.28%) Software-Defined Networking
8 2 (0.19%) Network Security
8 2 (0.19%) SNMP
9 1 (0.094%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (16.70%) SQL Server
2 132 (12.38%) MySQL
3 78 (7.32%) Relational Database
4 60 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
5 51 (4.78%) Big Data
5 51 (4.78%) NoSQL
6 36 (3.38%) MongoDB
7 34 (3.19%) RDBMS
8 28 (2.63%) MariaDB
9 22 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 22 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (1.13%) Redis
11 11 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
11 11 (1.03%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 11 (1.03%) Oracle Discoverer
11 11 (1.03%) Oracle OWB
11 11 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
12 9 (0.84%) Couchbase
12 9 (0.84%) Power BI
13 8 (0.75%) Mixpanel
Development Applications
1 261 (24.48%) Git (software)
2 91 (8.54%) Jenkins
3 78 (7.32%) Selenium
4 72 (6.75%) JIRA
5 63 (5.91%) Subversion
6 50 (4.69%) Cucumber
7 48 (4.50%) TeamCity
8 45 (4.22%) webpack
9 37 (3.47%) gulp
10 29 (2.72%) JUnit
11 24 (2.25%) Visual Studio
12 22 (2.06%) Mocha
13 19 (1.78%) Grunt
14 18 (1.69%) Hudson
14 18 (1.69%) JMeter
14 18 (1.69%) NUnit
14 18 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
15 16 (1.50%) Appium
15 16 (1.50%) Protractor
16 15 (1.41%) WebDriver
General
1 186 (17.45%) Finance
2 42 (3.94%) Retail
3 40 (3.75%) Banking
4 36 (3.38%) Marketing
5 20 (1.88%) Financial Institution
6 16 (1.50%) Games
7 10 (0.94%) Legal
8 8 (0.75%) Electronics
9 7 (0.66%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.66%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.47%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.28%) Automotive
12 2 (0.19%) Law
12 2 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 636 (59.66%) Developer
2 182 (17.07%) Software Engineer
3 132 (12.38%) Software Developer
4 118 (11.07%) .NET Developer
5 110 (10.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 107 (10.04%) Senior Developer
7 80 (7.50%) Java Developer
8 62 (5.82%) JavaScript Developer
8 62 (5.82%) Web Developer
9 60 (5.63%) Senior Software Engineer
10 54 (5.07%) C# Developer
10 54 (5.07%) PHP Developer
11 43 (4.03%) Full Stack Developer
12 42 (3.94%) C# .NET Developer
13 38 (3.56%) Java Engineer
14 37 (3.47%) JavaScript Engineer
15 34 (3.19%) .NET Software Developer
16 32 (3.00%) Senior Software Developer
17 31 (2.91%) Java Software Engineer
17 31 (2.91%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 537 (50.38%) HTML
2 487 (45.68%) CSS
3 327 (30.68%) AngularJS
4 307 (28.80%) .NET
5 227 (21.29%) React
6 184 (17.26%) Node.js
7 168 (15.76%) HTML5
8 163 (15.29%) jQuery
9 142 (13.32%) ASP.NET
10 132 (12.38%) CSS3
11 109 (10.23%) RESTful
12 105 (9.85%) Web Services
13 89 (8.35%) ASP.NET MVC
14 85 (7.97%) JSON
15 75 (7.04%) Sass
15 75 (7.04%) XML
16 74 (6.94%) REST
17 71 (6.66%) .NET Framework
18 57 (5.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 54 (5.07%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 127 (11.91%) User Experience
2 92 (8.63%) Mobile App
3 88 (8.26%) Greenfield Project
4 48 (4.50%) Enterprise Software
5 32 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (2.72%) Robotics
7 22 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
8 20 (1.88%) Public Cloud
9 18 (1.69%) Internet of Things
10 17 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
11 12 (1.13%) Smartphone
12 11 (1.03%) Management Information System
13 9 (0.84%) PMI
14 8 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
15 7 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
15 7 (0.66%) Tandem
15 7 (0.66%) Video\Live Streaming
16 6 (0.56%) Blog
16 6 (0.56%) Driving Licence
16 6 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 123 (11.54%) Linux
2 66 (6.19%) Windows
3 40 (3.75%) Unix
4 32 (3.00%) Apple iOS
5 27 (2.53%) Android
6 12 (1.13%) CentOS
7 7 (0.66%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.56%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.38%) Debian
11 1 (0.094%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.094%) SmartOS
11 1 (0.094%) Solaris
11 1 (0.094%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 491 (46.06%) Agile Software Development
2 289 (27.11%) Software Engineering
3 238 (22.33%) MVC
4 203 (19.04%) Problem-Solving
5 192 (18.01%) Test Automation
6 176 (16.51%) OO
7 172 (16.14%) Web Development
8 151 (14.17%) TDD
9 145 (13.60%) Front End Development
10 141 (13.23%) Scrum
11 117 (10.98%) Mentoring
12 113 (10.60%) Continuous Integration
13 105 (9.85%) DevOps
14 101 (9.47%) Microservices
15 93 (8.72%) Computer Science
16 92 (8.63%) SDLC
17 89 (8.35%) BDD
18 80 (7.50%) Fintech
19 77 (7.22%) Open Source
20 66 (6.19%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 401 (37.62%) Java
2 357 (33.49%) C#
3 326 (30.58%) SQL
4 182 (17.07%) Python
5 147 (13.79%) PHP
6 100 (9.38%) TypeScript
7 79 (7.41%) C++
8 67 (6.29%) PL/SQL
9 56 (5.25%) Ruby
10 55 (5.16%) ES6
11 33 (3.10%) Bash Shell
11 33 (3.10%) T-SQL
12 25 (2.35%) C
12 25 (2.35%) PowerShell
13 21 (1.97%) Groovy
13 21 (1.97%) Shell Script
14 20 (1.88%) PHP 7
15 19 (1.78%) Scala
16 18 (1.69%) Go
16 18 (1.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 140 (13.13%) Degree
2 33 (3.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (1.69%) HND
4 14 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (1.13%) PhD
6 9 (0.84%) PMI Certification
7 7 (0.66%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.094%) HNC
9 1 (0.094%) MCAD
9 1 (0.094%) MCSD
9 1 (0.094%) MCTS
9 1 (0.094%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.85%) QA
2 7 (0.66%) SLA
3 1 (0.094%) FedRAMP
3 1 (0.094%) GDPR
3 1 (0.094%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.094%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 74 (6.94%) Docker
2 23 (2.16%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.28%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.19%) Firmware
5 1 (0.094%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 63 (5.91%) Ansible
2 59 (5.53%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (3.56%) Terraform
4 37 (3.47%) Kubernetes
5 27 (2.53%) Puppet
6 8 (0.75%) Consul
6 8 (0.75%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (0.38%) CA Service Virtualization
8 1 (0.094%) Grafana
8 1 (0.094%) Graphite
8 1 (0.094%) Istio
8 1 (0.094%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 151 (14.17%) Microsoft
2 85 (7.97%) Oracle
3 51 (4.78%) Google
4 30 (2.81%) Xamarin
5 25 (2.35%) Adobe
6 21 (1.97%) Red Hat
6 21 (1.97%) ServiceNow
7 17 (1.59%) IBM
8 14 (1.31%) Splunk
9 13 (1.22%) Perfecto Mobile
9 13 (1.22%) Zend
10 6 (0.56%) Canon
11 5 (0.47%) Apple
11 5 (0.47%) CyberArk
11 5 (0.47%) SAP
11 5 (0.47%) Symantec
11 5 (0.47%) Veracode
12 4 (0.38%) CA
12 4 (0.38%) HP
12 4 (0.38%) Sitecore