Period
to 25 February 2018

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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 7 10
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 -1
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 916 730 904
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 16.40% 15.85% 14.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.58% 27.70% 29.48%
Number of salaries quoted 671 481 655
Scotland median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,700 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 3,205 2,635 3,066
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 57.39% 57.21% 49.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2,214 1,635 1,949
Scotland median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,350 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £58,900 £58,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 25 February 2018.

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 25 February 2018. 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 0 426 £40,125 -5.59% 68
Glasgow +1 384 £45,000 +12.50% 77
Dundee +8 29 £35,250 -7.84% 7
West Lothian -4 16 £42,500 +6.25%
Orkney Islands - 16 £40,000 -
South Lanarkshire +3 12 £41,250 +26.92% 1
Fife -6 8 £40,000 - 1
Aberdeen -8 8 £38,000 +20.63% 2
Stirling -11 2 £30,000 -36.84%
Highlands - 2 £44,000 -
West Dunbartonshire - 2 £43,750 -
Scottish Borders - 2 £35,750 -
Midlothian -1 1 £32,500 -40.91%
Argyll and Bute - 1 - -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £75,000 - 1
Aberdeenshire - 1 - -
Lanarkshire - 1 - -
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, 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.

1 599 (65.39%) HTML
2 444 (48.47%) Agile Software Development
3 442 (48.25%) CSS
4 370 (40.39%) C#
5 339 (37.01%) Java
6 337 (36.79%) .NET
7 302 (32.97%) AngularJS
8 275 (30.02%) SQL
9 255 (27.84%) MVC
10 220 (24.02%) HTML5
11 201 (21.94%) TDD
11 201 (21.94%) ASP.NET
12 175 (19.10%) SQL Server
13 170 (18.56%) Scrum
14 167 (18.23%) Python
14 167 (18.23%) Software Engineering
15 155 (16.92%) CSS3
15 155 (16.92%) React
16 152 (16.59%) Finance
17 145 (15.83%) ASP.NET MVC
18 144 (15.72%) jQuery
19 143 (15.61%) Git (software)
20 131 (14.30%) Spring
21 129 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
21 129 (14.08%) Degree
22 127 (13.86%) Web Development
23 120 (13.10%) PHP
23 120 (13.10%) NoSQL
24 119 (12.99%) SDLC
25 113 (12.34%) OO

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 59 (6.44%) SharePoint
2 43 (4.69%) Tomcat
3 35 (3.82%) JBoss
4 33 (3.60%) CMS
5 24 (2.62%) Jetty
6 23 (2.51%) WebLogic
7 21 (2.29%) Umbraco
8 19 (2.07%) SharePoint 2013
9 16 (1.75%) WebSphere
10 15 (1.64%) Drupal
10 15 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
11 14 (1.53%) Confluence
12 12 (1.31%) WordPress
13 8 (0.87%) Apache
14 7 (0.76%) EPiServer
15 5 (0.55%) Apache Spark
15 5 (0.55%) IIS
16 4 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
16 4 (0.44%) nginx
16 4 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (0.87%) Photoshop
2 7 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.33%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.22%) EngageOne
5 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.76%) Magento
3 3 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.22%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.22%) nopCommerce
5 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 95 (10.37%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (7.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 45 (4.91%) SaaS
4 29 (3.17%) Office 365
5 26 (2.84%) GitHub
6 22 (2.40%) npm
7 16 (1.75%) IaaS
8 13 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
9 12 (1.31%) AWS Lambda
9 12 (1.31%) Google Cloud Platform
9 12 (1.31%) PaaS
9 12 (1.31%) Serverless
10 11 (1.20%) Amazon Kinesis
10 11 (1.20%) Dynamics 365
11 7 (0.76%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.76%) Slack
12 5 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 4 (0.44%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.75%) Intranet
2 13 (1.42%) AMQP
3 11 (1.20%) TCP/IP
4 10 (1.09%) Internet
5 9 (0.98%) HTTP
6 7 (0.76%) SMS
7 6 (0.66%) SSL
8 1 (0.11%) DHCP
8 1 (0.11%) Network Security
8 1 (0.11%) RS-232
8 1 (0.11%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (19.10%) SQL Server
2 120 (13.10%) NoSQL
3 75 (8.19%) MySQL
4 66 (7.21%) MongoDB
5 64 (6.99%) PostgreSQL
6 59 (6.44%) Hadoop
7 57 (6.22%) Relational Database
8 35 (3.82%) Big Data
9 34 (3.71%) Redis
10 25 (2.73%) Couchbase
11 24 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 23 (2.51%) Riak
13 22 (2.40%) RDBMS
14 10 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 9 (0.98%) Oracle Database
16 7 (0.76%) Blockchain
16 7 (0.76%) HBase
17 5 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 5 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
17 5 (0.55%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 143 (15.61%) Git (software)
2 87 (9.50%) Selenium
3 74 (8.08%) Visual Studio
4 59 (6.44%) Maven
5 52 (5.68%) JUnit
6 43 (4.69%) Cucumber
7 34 (3.71%) Subversion
8 33 (3.60%) JIRA
9 32 (3.49%) Jenkins
10 25 (2.73%) Jasmine
11 24 (2.62%) Protractor
12 23 (2.51%) FitNesse
12 23 (2.51%) Vagrant
13 21 (2.29%) TestNG
14 18 (1.97%) Grunt
14 18 (1.97%) gulp
14 18 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
15 16 (1.75%) Spock
16 15 (1.64%) TeamCity
17 14 (1.53%) NUnit
General
1 152 (16.59%) Finance
2 49 (5.35%) Advertising
3 47 (5.13%) Banking
4 32 (3.49%) Retail
5 18 (1.97%) Manufacturing
6 17 (1.86%) Marketing
7 16 (1.75%) Games
8 9 (0.98%) Electronics
9 8 (0.87%) Local Government
10 7 (0.76%) Automotive
11 5 (0.55%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.44%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.33%) Publishing
14 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.11%) Law
14 1 (0.11%) Legal
14 1 (0.11%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.11%) Polish Language
14 1 (0.11%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 641 (69.98%) Developer
2 123 (13.43%) .NET Developer
3 113 (12.34%) Java Developer
4 107 (11.68%) C# Developer
5 96 (10.48%) Senior Developer
6 93 (10.15%) Software Engineer
7 79 (8.62%) Software Developer
8 72 (7.86%) JavaScript Developer
9 71 (7.75%) Web Developer
10 58 (6.33%) Full Stack Developer
11 44 (4.80%) SharePoint Developer
12 39 (4.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 39 (4.26%) PHP Developer
13 28 (3.06%) Senior Software Engineer
14 27 (2.95%) Senior JavaScript Developer
15 26 (2.84%) ASP.NET Developer
15 26 (2.84%) C# .NET Developer
16 24 (2.62%) Applications Developer
16 24 (2.62%) Senior C# Developer
17 23 (2.51%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 599 (65.39%) HTML
2 442 (48.25%) CSS
3 337 (36.79%) .NET
4 302 (32.97%) AngularJS
5 220 (24.02%) HTML5
6 201 (21.94%) ASP.NET
7 155 (16.92%) CSS3
7 155 (16.92%) React
8 145 (15.83%) ASP.NET MVC
9 144 (15.72%) jQuery
10 131 (14.30%) Spring
11 106 (11.57%) Node.js
12 101 (11.03%) Hibernate
13 93 (10.15%) JSON
14 77 (8.41%) .NET Framework
14 77 (8.41%) Web Services
15 69 (7.53%) REST
16 64 (6.99%) XML
17 45 (4.91%) Ember.js
17 45 (4.91%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 66 (7.21%) Computer Science
2 63 (6.88%) Greenfield Project
3 57 (6.22%) Enterprise Software
4 54 (5.90%) User Experience
5 33 (3.60%) Mobile App
6 22 (2.40%) Fintech
7 19 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (1.42%) Virtual Team
9 11 (1.20%) Optoelectronics
10 10 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
11 8 (0.87%) Social Media
12 7 (0.76%) Internet of Things
13 6 (0.66%) Algorithms
14 5 (0.55%) e-Learning
15 4 (0.44%) Cloud Native
16 3 (0.33%) Data Structures
16 3 (0.33%) Digital Signage
17 2 (0.22%) Equities
17 2 (0.22%) PMI
18 1 (0.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 41 (4.48%) Linux
2 40 (4.37%) Windows
3 25 (2.73%) Android
4 20 (2.18%) Apple iOS
5 17 (1.86%) Unix
6 7 (0.76%) Mac OS
7 5 (0.55%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.22%) CentOS
9 2 (0.22%) Debian
9 2 (0.22%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 444 (48.47%) Agile Software Development
2 255 (27.84%) MVC
3 201 (21.94%) TDD
4 170 (18.56%) Scrum
5 167 (18.23%) Software Engineering
6 129 (14.08%) Continuous Integration
7 127 (13.86%) Web Development
8 119 (12.99%) SDLC
9 113 (12.34%) OO
10 83 (9.06%) Test Automation
11 74 (8.08%) BDD
11 74 (8.08%) Open Source
12 64 (6.99%) Front End Development
12 64 (6.99%) Mentoring
13 53 (5.79%) OOP
14 52 (5.68%) DevOps
15 44 (4.80%) Unit Testing
16 42 (4.59%) Collaborative Working
17 37 (4.04%) CRM
18 33 (3.60%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 370 (40.39%) C#
2 339 (37.01%) Java
3 275 (30.02%) SQL
4 167 (18.23%) Python
5 120 (13.10%) PHP
6 82 (8.95%) Ruby
7 46 (5.02%) Bash Shell
8 38 (4.15%) C++
9 28 (3.06%) C
10 26 (2.84%) T-SQL
11 22 (2.40%) Scala
12 20 (2.18%) VB
12 20 (2.18%) VB.NET
13 17 (1.86%) Groovy
13 17 (1.86%) TypeScript
14 14 (1.53%) Clojure
15 11 (1.20%) Perl
16 9 (0.98%) PL/SQL
16 9 (0.98%) VBA
17 8 (0.87%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 129 (14.08%) Degree
2 25 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (1.09%) AWS Certification
4 6 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (0.66%) Postgraduate
5 4 (0.44%) ISEB
5 4 (0.44%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.33%) MBA
6 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.33%) PhD
7 2 (0.22%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.11%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.11%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (4.04%) QA
2 10 (1.09%) GCP
3 4 (0.44%) SLA
4 2 (0.22%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.11%) JTAG
System Software
1 82 (8.95%) Docker
2 11 (1.20%) Firmware
3 4 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 72 (7.86%) Ansible
1 72 (7.86%) Puppet
2 42 (4.59%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (2.51%) Cobbler
4 11 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.33%) Grafana
6 2 (0.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 2 (0.22%) logstash
6 2 (0.22%) Rancher
7 1 (0.11%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.11%) Kibana
7 1 (0.11%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.11%) vRealize
Vendors
1 97 (10.59%) Microsoft
2 71 (7.75%) Oracle
3 13 (1.42%) IBM
3 13 (1.42%) TIBCO
3 13 (1.42%) Zend
4 12 (1.31%) Adobe
5 9 (0.98%) Google
5 9 (0.98%) Xamarin
6 8 (0.87%) Informatica
7 4 (0.44%) Sitecore
7 4 (0.44%) Vertica
7 4 (0.44%) VMware
8 3 (0.33%) Nintex
8 3 (0.33%) Ogone
8 3 (0.33%) PayPal
8 3 (0.33%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.33%) ServiceNow
8 3 (0.33%) Tableau
9 2 (0.22%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.22%) Sage