Period
to 26 September 2020

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 26 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 5 7
Rank change year-on-year +1 +2 0
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 303 1,031 906
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 19.30% 20.26% 16.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.85% 34.56% 29.23%
Number of salaries quoted 268 694 668
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,625
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.37% +14.06%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £64,825 £62,125 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +8.33%

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 1,015 2,983 3,100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 64.65% 58.61% 57.11%
Number of salaries quoted 714 1,908 2,124
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,473
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 26 September 2020.

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 26 September 2020. 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 +4 161 £47,500 +6.18% 57
Glasgow -8 90 £45,000 - 25
Dundee +6 26 £50,000 +33.33% 7
Scottish Borders +2 5 £55,000 -
Fife +9 4 £30,000 -40.00% 4
Aberdeen -1 4 £54,072 +22.89% 1
Stirling -7 2 £40,000 -3.61% 1
Highlands - 2 £41,500 -
West Lothian +7 1 £40,000 - 2
South Lanarkshire -2 1 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Moray - 1 - - 1
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 26 September 2020, 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.

1 112 (36.96%) C#
2 108 (35.64%) HTML
3 107 (35.31%) CSS
4 105 (34.65%) React
5 99 (32.67%) Agile Software Development
6 94 (31.02%) Software Engineering
7 90 (29.70%) .NET
8 88 (29.04%) AngularJS
9 81 (26.73%) Java
10 60 (19.80%) SQL
10 60 (19.80%) Python
11 58 (19.14%) Finance
12 55 (18.15%) SQL Server
13 54 (17.82%) Azure
13 54 (17.82%) Node.js
13 54 (17.82%) Front End Development
14 49 (16.17%) MVC
15 48 (15.84%) jQuery
16 43 (14.19%) .NET Core
17 39 (12.87%) Linux
18 38 (12.54%) Microsoft
19 37 (12.21%) AWS
19 37 (12.21%) HTML5
20 36 (11.88%) TypeScript
21 35 (11.55%) DevOps
21 35 (11.55%) Git (software)
21 35 (11.55%) Mentoring
21 35 (11.55%) OO
22 33 (10.89%) C++
23 32 (10.56%) Vue.js

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 9 (2.97%) Apache Spark
2 8 (2.64%) WordPress
3 5 (1.65%) CMS
3 5 (1.65%) Drupal
3 5 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (1.65%) Mule
4 4 (1.32%) Apache
4 4 (1.32%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (0.99%) IIS
6 2 (0.66%) nginx
7 1 (0.33%) Kentico
7 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.33%) GIMP
1 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.65%) Magento
2 4 (1.32%) Hyperion Planning
3 3 (0.99%) Shopify
4 1 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.33%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 54 (17.82%) Azure
2 37 (12.21%) AWS
3 22 (7.26%) SaaS
4 13 (4.29%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (3.63%) npm
6 10 (3.30%) GCP
7 5 (1.65%) Power Platform
7 5 (1.65%) Yarn
8 4 (1.32%) GitHub
8 4 (1.32%) PowerApps
9 3 (0.99%) PaaS
9 3 (0.99%) Serverless
10 1 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.33%) Firebase
10 1 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.66%) Firewall
1 2 (0.66%) SSH
1 2 (0.66%) SSL
2 1 (0.33%) HTTP
2 1 (0.33%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.33%) Intelligent Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (18.15%) SQL Server
2 27 (8.91%) MySQL
3 15 (4.95%) Hadoop
4 14 (4.62%) Big Data
5 11 (3.63%) NoSQL
6 10 (3.30%) Relational Database
6 10 (3.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (2.64%) MongoDB
8 7 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.32%) Essbase
12 2 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.66%) MariaDB
12 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2016
13 1 (0.33%) Data Lake
13 1 (0.33%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 35 (11.55%) Git (software)
2 11 (3.63%) webpack
3 10 (3.30%) Selenium
3 10 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (2.97%) JUnit
4 9 (2.97%) Visual Studio
5 7 (2.31%) JIRA
6 6 (1.98%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.65%) gulp
7 5 (1.65%) Subversion
8 3 (0.99%) Babel
8 3 (0.99%) JMeter
8 3 (0.99%) SoapUI
8 3 (0.99%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.66%) Artifactory
9 2 (0.66%) Cypress.io
9 2 (0.66%) FitNesse
9 2 (0.66%) GitLab
10 1 (0.33%) Maven
10 1 (0.33%) PowerBuilder
General
1 58 (19.14%) Finance
2 8 (2.64%) Banking
3 5 (1.65%) Games
4 4 (1.32%) Aerospace
4 4 (1.32%) Automotive
4 4 (1.32%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.99%) Advertising
5 3 (0.99%) Marketing
6 2 (0.66%) Legal
6 2 (0.66%) Public Sector
6 2 (0.66%) Retail
7 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 176 (58.09%) Developer
2 58 (19.14%) Software Engineer
3 40 (13.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 35 (11.55%) Senior Developer
5 29 (9.57%) Software Developer
6 23 (7.59%) Full Stack Developer
7 21 (6.93%) .NET Developer
8 19 (6.27%) JavaScript Developer
9 18 (5.94%) Senior Software Engineer
10 16 (5.28%) React Developer
11 12 (3.96%) .NET Software Engineer
11 12 (3.96%) Web Developer
12 11 (3.63%) C# Software Engineer
12 11 (3.63%) PHP Developer
13 10 (3.30%) C# Developer
14 9 (2.97%) Senior .NET Developer
15 7 (2.31%) Applications Support
15 7 (2.31%) Applications Support Engineer
15 7 (2.31%) Lead Developer
15 7 (2.31%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (35.64%) HTML
2 107 (35.31%) CSS
3 105 (34.65%) React
4 90 (29.70%) .NET
5 88 (29.04%) AngularJS
6 54 (17.82%) Node.js
7 48 (15.84%) jQuery
8 43 (14.19%) .NET Core
9 37 (12.21%) HTML5
10 32 (10.56%) Vue.js
11 30 (9.90%) Ajax
11 30 (9.90%) ASP.NET
12 28 (9.24%) .NET Framework
13 27 (8.91%) REST
14 23 (7.59%) CSS3
15 20 (6.60%) React Native
16 19 (6.27%) Redux
16 19 (6.27%) Web Services
17 17 (5.61%) ASP.NET MVC
18 15 (4.95%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.27%) User Experience
2 17 (5.61%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (4.95%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (4.29%) Mobile App
5 12 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.64%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.98%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (0.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (0.99%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.66%) Clustering
10 2 (0.66%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.66%) FMCG
10 2 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.66%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.66%) Mobile Games
10 2 (0.66%) PKI
11 1 (0.33%) Blog
11 1 (0.33%) e-Health
11 1 (0.33%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 39 (12.87%) Linux
2 13 (4.29%) Windows
3 9 (2.97%) Unix
4 4 (1.32%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (1.32%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (0.99%) Android
5 3 (0.99%) CentOS
5 3 (0.99%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.33%) Debian
7 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (32.67%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (31.02%) Software Engineering
3 54 (17.82%) Front End Development
4 49 (16.17%) MVC
5 35 (11.55%) DevOps
5 35 (11.55%) Mentoring
5 35 (11.55%) OO
6 30 (9.90%) SDLC
7 29 (9.57%) Microservices
8 27 (8.91%) Problem-Solving
8 27 (8.91%) Web Development
9 26 (8.58%) Scrum
10 22 (7.26%) TDD
11 21 (6.93%) Artificial Intelligence
11 21 (6.93%) Fintech
12 19 (6.27%) Analytics
13 17 (5.61%) Test Automation
14 16 (5.28%) API Testing
15 14 (4.62%) Machine Learning
15 14 (4.62%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 112 (36.96%) C#
2 81 (26.73%) Java
3 60 (19.80%) Python
3 60 (19.80%) SQL
4 36 (11.88%) TypeScript
5 33 (10.89%) C++
6 30 (9.90%) PHP
7 14 (4.62%) Ruby
8 11 (3.63%) ES6
9 10 (3.30%) Scala
10 9 (2.97%) C
11 5 (1.65%) ES8
11 5 (1.65%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.32%) Apple Swift
12 4 (1.32%) Clojure
12 4 (1.32%) Dart
12 4 (1.32%) Java 8
12 4 (1.32%) Kotlin
12 4 (1.32%) PHP 7
12 4 (1.32%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (6.27%) Degree
2 7 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.66%) AWS Certification
3 2 (0.66%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.61%) QA
2 4 (1.32%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.33%) SLA
3 1 (0.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 26 (8.58%) Docker
2 1 (0.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (3.96%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.99%) Ansible
3 2 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.66%) Puppet
3 2 (0.66%) Terraform
Vendors
1 38 (12.54%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.29%) Oracle
3 10 (3.30%) Ceridian
4 8 (2.64%) Atlassian
4 8 (2.64%) Zend
5 7 (2.31%) Splunk
6 5 (1.65%) Adobe
7 4 (1.32%) Google
7 4 (1.32%) Hyperion
8 3 (0.99%) ServiceNow
8 3 (0.99%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.66%) Apple
9 2 (0.66%) Facebook
9 2 (0.66%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.66%) SAP
9 2 (0.66%) VMware
10 1 (0.33%) WooCommerce