Period
to 17 April 2021

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 17 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 4 3 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 +3 +2
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 673 824 1,115
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 19.00% 22.68% 20.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.37% 38.69% 35.90%
Number of salaries quoted 487 541 708
10th Percentile £33,900 £32,500 £30,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%

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 2,017 2,130 3,106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 56.93% 58.63% 58.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,479 1,401 2,081
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,346 £34,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.89% - -
75th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £55,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in Scotland

JavaScript
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing JavaScript in Scotland.

Salary trend for JavaScript in Scotland

JavaScript
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing JavaScript in Scotland over the 6 months to 17 April 2021.

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 17 April 2021. 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 -1 297 £50,000 +5.26% 62
Glasgow 0 271 £45,000 +5.88% 40
Dundee +4 27 £50,000 -2.44% 7
Aberdeen -1 16 £40,000 -5.88% 3
West Lothian +3 12 £40,000 -9.09% 7
Fife -7 7 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Aberdeenshire +1 3 - -
South Lanarkshire -2 3 £40,000 +14.29%
Stirling +4 2 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Scottish Borders +7 1 £60,000 - 1
Midlothian 0 1 £47,500 +10.47%
Ayrshire 0 1 £65,000 +57.58%
East Lothian -1 1 £55,000 +57.14%
Falkirk - 1 - -
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 17 April 2021, 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.

1 326 (48.44%) HTML
2 319 (47.40%) CSS
3 264 (39.23%) C#
4 251 (37.30%) React
5 246 (36.55%) Agile Software Development
6 213 (31.65%) Java
7 202 (30.01%) Software Engineering
8 177 (26.30%) .NET
9 168 (24.96%) SQL
10 166 (24.67%) Azure
11 157 (23.33%) AngularJS
12 153 (22.73%) Python
13 144 (21.40%) SQL Server
14 130 (19.32%) HTML5
15 120 (17.83%) Front End Development
16 115 (17.09%) DevOps
17 107 (15.90%) Node.js
18 104 (15.45%) jQuery
19 100 (14.86%) Microsoft
20 94 (13.97%) AWS
21 92 (13.67%) Finance
22 90 (13.37%) OO
23 86 (12.78%) Scrum
24 83 (12.33%) PHP
24 83 (12.33%) CSS3
25 81 (12.04%) Git (software)
26 79 (11.74%) MySQL
26 79 (11.74%) MVC
27 78 (11.59%) Web Development
28 76 (11.29%) Docker

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 28 (4.16%) IIS
2 21 (3.12%) Apache
3 15 (2.23%) WordPress
4 13 (1.93%) CMS
4 13 (1.93%) Tomcat
5 11 (1.63%) Confluence
6 9 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (1.34%) Umbraco
7 8 (1.19%) Drupal
7 8 (1.19%) JBoss
7 8 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
7 8 (1.19%) WebLogic
7 8 (1.19%) WebSphere
8 3 (0.45%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.45%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.30%) ArcGIS
9 2 (0.30%) Podio
9 2 (0.30%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.30%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 7 (1.04%) Photoshop
2 6 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.30%) Sketch
5 1 (0.15%) EngageOne
5 1 (0.15%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 9 (1.34%) Magento
2 8 (1.19%) Shopify
3 6 (0.89%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 166 (24.67%) Azure
2 94 (13.97%) AWS
3 39 (5.79%) SaaS
4 31 (4.61%) GCP
5 25 (3.71%) npm
6 14 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (1.19%) Power Platform
8 7 (1.04%) PaaS
8 7 (1.04%) Yarn
9 5 (0.74%) Amazon EKS
9 5 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
9 5 (0.74%) Serverless
10 3 (0.45%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.45%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.45%) Azure Stack
10 3 (0.45%) Google Analytics
10 3 (0.45%) PowerApps
11 2 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.30%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.23%) Internet
2 3 (0.45%) HTTP
3 2 (0.30%) BIG-IP
3 2 (0.30%) Firewall
3 2 (0.30%) Intelligent Network
3 2 (0.30%) NetScaler
3 2 (0.30%) SNMP
3 2 (0.30%) VPN
4 1 (0.15%) Broadband
4 1 (0.15%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.15%) Skype
4 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (21.40%) SQL Server
2 79 (11.74%) MySQL
3 41 (6.09%) Relational Database
4 33 (4.90%) NoSQL
5 25 (3.71%) MongoDB
6 24 (3.57%) Redis
6 24 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 22 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (1.93%) Big Data
9 10 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (0.89%) Essbase
11 6 (0.89%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.74%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.74%) Power BI
13 3 (0.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.45%) GIS
13 3 (0.45%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.45%) HBase
Development Applications
1 81 (12.04%) Git (software)
2 34 (5.05%) Visual Studio
3 30 (4.46%) JIRA
3 30 (4.46%) webpack
4 23 (3.42%) Selenium
4 23 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (3.12%) Subversion
6 19 (2.82%) Jenkins
7 17 (2.53%) gulp
8 16 (2.38%) Cypress.io
9 15 (2.23%) JUnit
10 11 (1.63%) Cucumber
11 10 (1.49%) Karma Test Runner
12 9 (1.34%) IntelliJ
12 9 (1.34%) Jasmine
12 9 (1.34%) Mockito
13 8 (1.19%) Babel
14 7 (1.04%) Eclipse
14 7 (1.04%) GitLab
15 6 (0.89%) Maven
General
1 92 (13.67%) Finance
2 45 (6.69%) Marketing
3 37 (5.50%) Games
4 30 (4.46%) Banking
5 13 (1.93%) Automotive
5 13 (1.93%) Publishing
6 11 (1.63%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.63%) Public Sector
7 10 (1.49%) Investment Banking
7 10 (1.49%) Multimedia
8 7 (1.04%) Financial Institution
8 7 (1.04%) Retail
9 6 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.30%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.30%) Electronics
10 2 (0.30%) Law
10 2 (0.30%) Local Government
10 2 (0.30%) Police
10 2 (0.30%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.15%) Legal
Job Titles
1 439 (65.23%) Developer
2 123 (18.28%) Software Engineer
3 108 (16.05%) Senior Developer
4 80 (11.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 79 (11.74%) Full Stack Developer
6 60 (8.92%) .NET Developer
7 57 (8.47%) Software Developer
8 55 (8.17%) React Developer
9 46 (6.84%) Java Developer
10 42 (6.24%) Senior Software Engineer
11 35 (5.20%) Web Developer
12 31 (4.61%) Senior Full Stack Developer
13 29 (4.31%) JavaScript Developer
13 29 (4.31%) PHP Developer
14 28 (4.16%) Tester
15 27 (4.01%) .NET Software Engineer
16 25 (3.71%) Software Tester
17 24 (3.57%) Games Tester
17 24 (3.57%) Trainee
17 24 (3.57%) Trainee Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 326 (48.44%) HTML
2 319 (47.40%) CSS
3 251 (37.30%) React
4 177 (26.30%) .NET
5 157 (23.33%) AngularJS
6 130 (19.32%) HTML5
7 107 (15.90%) Node.js
8 104 (15.45%) jQuery
9 83 (12.33%) CSS3
10 74 (11.00%) ASP.NET
11 72 (10.70%) .NET Core
11 72 (10.70%) Vue.js
12 62 (9.21%) Spring
13 61 (9.06%) REST
14 59 (8.77%) XML
15 55 (8.17%) Redux
16 46 (6.84%) RESTful
17 45 (6.69%) Sass
18 37 (5.50%) .NET Framework
19 36 (5.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 59 (8.77%) Data Structures
2 50 (7.43%) User Experience
3 38 (5.65%) Mobile App
4 34 (5.05%) Greenfield Project
5 28 (4.16%) Algorithms
6 26 (3.86%) EPoS
7 23 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (1.93%) e-Learning
10 11 (1.63%) Life Science
11 10 (1.49%) Renewable Energy
12 9 (1.34%) Virtual Team
13 7 (1.04%) Social Media
14 6 (0.89%) Animation
14 6 (0.89%) Podcast
15 5 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
15 5 (0.74%) Public Cloud
16 4 (0.59%) Cloud Native
16 4 (0.59%) Self-Motivation
17 3 (0.45%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 47 (6.98%) Linux
2 14 (2.08%) Unix
3 11 (1.63%) Windows
4 8 (1.19%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.04%) Android
6 6 (0.89%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.15%) CentOS
7 1 (0.15%) Debian
7 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (36.55%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (30.01%) Software Engineering
3 120 (17.83%) Front End Development
4 115 (17.09%) DevOps
5 90 (13.37%) OO
6 86 (12.78%) Scrum
7 79 (11.74%) MVC
8 78 (11.59%) Web Development
9 66 (9.81%) SDLC
9 66 (9.81%) TDD
10 64 (9.51%) OOP
11 56 (8.32%) Mentoring
12 50 (7.43%) Microservices
13 44 (6.54%) E-Commerce
14 42 (6.24%) Problem-Solving
15 41 (6.09%) Fintech
16 39 (5.79%) BDD
16 39 (5.79%) Software Testing
16 39 (5.79%) Unit Testing
17 38 (5.65%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 264 (39.23%) C#
2 213 (31.65%) Java
3 168 (24.96%) SQL
4 153 (22.73%) Python
5 83 (12.33%) PHP
6 74 (11.00%) TypeScript
7 52 (7.73%) Java 8
8 29 (4.31%) C++
9 22 (3.27%) Ruby
10 18 (2.67%) ES6
11 14 (2.08%) C
12 12 (1.78%) Go
12 12 (1.78%) Perl
13 11 (1.63%) T-SQL
14 9 (1.34%) Bash Shell
14 9 (1.34%) Scala
15 7 (1.04%) ES8
16 5 (0.74%) PowerShell
17 4 (0.59%) Apex Code
18 3 (0.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 38 (5.65%) Degree
2 24 (3.57%) CIW
2 24 (3.57%) OCA
2 24 (3.57%) OCP
2 24 (3.57%) Oracle Certification
3 17 (2.53%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (0.89%) Security Cleared
5 5 (0.74%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.45%) AWS Certification
6 3 (0.45%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.15%) Analytics IQ
8 1 (0.15%) HND
8 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.75%) QA
2 22 (3.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.04%) SLA
4 4 (0.59%) CDISC
4 4 (0.59%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.59%) Good Clinical Practice
System Software
1 76 (11.29%) Docker
2 3 (0.45%) Firmware
2 3 (0.45%) Hyper-V
2 3 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 40 (5.94%) Kubernetes
2 14 (2.08%) Terraform
3 9 (1.34%) Ansible
4 7 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.59%) Grafana
5 4 (0.59%) Prometheus
5 4 (0.59%) Puppet
6 3 (0.45%) HAProxy
6 3 (0.45%) Rundeck
7 2 (0.30%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 100 (14.86%) Microsoft
2 59 (8.77%) Oracle
3 23 (3.42%) Google
4 13 (1.93%) Atlassian
5 9 (1.34%) Zend
6 8 (1.19%) Sitecore
7 6 (0.89%) Hyperion
7 6 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (0.89%) VMware
7 6 (0.89%) WooCommerce
8 5 (0.74%) Red Hat
8 5 (0.74%) Xamarin
9 4 (0.59%) Adobe
10 3 (0.45%) Ceridian
10 3 (0.45%) Citrix
10 3 (0.45%) Logi
10 3 (0.45%) MuleSoft
10 3 (0.45%) Sybase
11 2 (0.30%) F5
11 2 (0.30%) TIBCO