Period
to 27 January 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 27 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 4 3 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 +2
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 560 854 1,067
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 20.80% 20.90% 21.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.41% 35.93% 36.54%
Number of salaries quoted 523 572 746
Median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% -3.23% +15.53%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

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 1,676 2,377 2,920
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 62.26% 58.16% 57.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,233 1,541 1,953
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -1 251 £49,000 +8.89% 41
Glasgow -2 215 £45,000 +5.88% 52
Dundee +12 32 £52,500 +10.53% 2
Aberdeen +3 9 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Fife +2 7 £35,000 -22.22% 2
West Lothian -7 5 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Stirling +4 3 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Aberdeenshire +2 2 - - 1
Highlands - 2 £48,750 -
Scottish Borders - 2 £44,500 -
South Lanarkshire +1 1 £40,000 +6.67%
Moray - 1 - -
Ayrshire - 1 £65,000 -
East Lothian - 1 £55,000 - 1
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 262 (46.79%) HTML
2 255 (45.54%) CSS
3 233 (41.61%) C#
4 201 (35.89%) Agile Software Development
5 198 (35.36%) React
6 172 (30.71%) .NET
7 169 (30.18%) Software Engineering
8 155 (27.68%) SQL
9 154 (27.50%) Java
10 140 (25.00%) AngularJS
11 130 (23.21%) Azure
12 122 (21.79%) SQL Server
13 116 (20.71%) Front End Development
14 114 (20.36%) Python
14 114 (20.36%) jQuery
15 109 (19.46%) HTML5
16 101 (18.04%) Finance
17 87 (15.54%) OO
18 84 (15.00%) Scrum
19 83 (14.82%) Microsoft
20 82 (14.64%) MVC
21 81 (14.46%) DevOps
22 76 (13.57%) .NET Core
23 70 (12.50%) Node.js
24 69 (12.32%) SDLC
25 67 (11.96%) Linux
26 66 (11.79%) MySQL
26 66 (11.79%) TypeScript
27 63 (11.25%) C++
28 62 (11.07%) 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 17 (3.04%) WordPress
2 14 (2.50%) Apache
3 13 (2.32%) IIS
4 8 (1.43%) Confluence
4 8 (1.43%) Drupal
4 8 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (1.07%) CMS
6 5 (0.89%) JBoss
6 5 (0.89%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.89%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.54%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.54%) Cloud Foundry
7 3 (0.54%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.36%) ArcGIS
8 2 (0.36%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.36%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.36%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.18%) nginx
9 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (1.43%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (0.71%) GIMP
3 3 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.18%) InDesign
5 1 (0.18%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 7 (1.25%) Hyperion Planning
1 7 (1.25%) Shopify
2 3 (0.54%) Magento
3 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.36%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 130 (23.21%) Azure
2 55 (9.82%) AWS
3 54 (9.64%) SaaS
4 21 (3.75%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (3.57%) npm
6 15 (2.68%) GCP
7 14 (2.50%) Yarn
8 7 (1.25%) PaaS
8 7 (1.25%) Power Platform
9 3 (0.54%) PowerApps
10 2 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 2 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.36%) Amazon EKS
10 2 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.36%) Apigee
10 2 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.36%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.36%) IaaS
10 2 (0.36%) Serverless
11 1 (0.18%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.71%) Firewall
2 2 (0.36%) BIG-IP
2 2 (0.36%) Internet
2 2 (0.36%) NetScaler
2 2 (0.36%) SSL
2 2 (0.36%) VPN
3 1 (0.18%) HTTP
3 1 (0.18%) Intelligent Network
3 1 (0.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (21.79%) SQL Server
2 66 (11.79%) MySQL
3 33 (5.89%) Relational Database
4 28 (5.00%) NoSQL
5 21 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (3.39%) Big Data
7 13 (2.32%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (2.14%) MongoDB
8 12 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (1.96%) Hadoop
9 11 (1.96%) Redis
10 10 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (1.25%) Essbase
11 7 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (0.71%) Power BI
14 3 (0.54%) DB2
14 3 (0.54%) GIS
14 3 (0.54%) HBase
15 2 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 59 (10.54%) Git (software)
2 34 (6.07%) webpack
3 29 (5.18%) Visual Studio
4 22 (3.93%) Selenium
5 20 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (3.04%) gulp
6 17 (3.04%) JIRA
7 14 (2.50%) Cypress.io
8 13 (2.32%) JUnit
9 11 (1.96%) Jenkins
9 11 (1.96%) Subversion
10 9 (1.61%) Cucumber
11 8 (1.43%) Mockito
12 7 (1.25%) JMeter
12 7 (1.25%) Karma Test Runner
13 6 (1.07%) Jasmine
14 5 (0.89%) Babel
14 5 (0.89%) FitNesse
14 5 (0.89%) SpecFlow
15 4 (0.71%) GitLab
General
1 101 (18.04%) Finance
2 28 (5.00%) Banking
2 28 (5.00%) Marketing
3 14 (2.50%) Games
4 13 (2.32%) Manufacturing
5 10 (1.79%) Investment Banking
6 6 (1.07%) Automotive
7 5 (0.89%) Public Sector
8 4 (0.71%) Advertising
8 4 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.71%) Publishing
9 3 (0.54%) Legal
9 3 (0.54%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.54%) Retail
10 2 (0.36%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.18%) Electronics
11 1 (0.18%) German Language
11 1 (0.18%) Law
11 1 (0.18%) Local Government
11 1 (0.18%) Police
Job Titles
1 372 (66.43%) Developer
2 107 (19.11%) Software Engineer
3 86 (15.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 82 (14.64%) Senior Developer
5 57 (10.18%) Software Developer
6 56 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 48 (8.57%) React Developer
8 41 (7.32%) .NET Developer
9 39 (6.96%) Senior Software Engineer
10 35 (6.25%) .NET Software Engineer
11 27 (4.82%) Web Developer
12 23 (4.11%) JavaScript Developer
12 23 (4.11%) Python Developer
13 21 (3.75%) Lead Developer
14 19 (3.39%) PHP Developer
15 18 (3.21%) Java Developer
16 17 (3.04%) C# Developer
16 17 (3.04%) Senior Full Stack Developer
17 16 (2.86%) C# Software Engineer
18 15 (2.68%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (46.79%) HTML
2 255 (45.54%) CSS
3 198 (35.36%) React
4 172 (30.71%) .NET
5 140 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 114 (20.36%) jQuery
7 109 (19.46%) HTML5
8 76 (13.57%) .NET Core
9 70 (12.50%) Node.js
10 62 (11.07%) Vue.js
11 60 (10.71%) ASP.NET
12 58 (10.36%) CSS3
13 54 (9.64%) Redux
14 51 (9.11%) REST
15 49 (8.75%) Ajax
16 47 (8.39%) .NET Framework
17 44 (7.86%) Spring
18 43 (7.68%) XML
19 36 (6.43%) Sass
20 35 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 47 (8.39%) User Experience
2 45 (8.04%) Data Structures
3 40 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 38 (6.79%) Greenfield Project
5 36 (6.43%) Algorithms
6 25 (4.46%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (3.04%) EPoS
8 10 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (1.25%) Life Science
10 6 (1.07%) Renewable Energy
11 5 (0.89%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.71%) Animation
12 4 (0.71%) Cloud Native
12 4 (0.71%) PKI
12 4 (0.71%) Podcast
12 4 (0.71%) Social Media
13 3 (0.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 3 (0.54%) e-Learning
14 2 (0.36%) Mobile Games
14 2 (0.36%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 67 (11.96%) Linux
2 12 (2.14%) Unix
3 8 (1.43%) Windows
4 4 (0.71%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.54%) Android
6 2 (0.36%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.18%) CentOS
7 1 (0.18%) Debian
7 1 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (35.89%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (30.18%) Software Engineering
3 116 (20.71%) Front End Development
4 87 (15.54%) OO
5 84 (15.00%) Scrum
6 82 (14.64%) MVC
7 81 (14.46%) DevOps
8 69 (12.32%) SDLC
9 62 (11.07%) Mentoring
10 56 (10.00%) Web Development
11 53 (9.46%) TDD
12 50 (8.93%) Microservices
13 44 (7.86%) Fintech
14 37 (6.61%) Unit Testing
15 35 (6.25%) Analytics
16 34 (6.07%) BDD
17 33 (5.89%) Test Automation
18 32 (5.71%) API Testing
18 32 (5.71%) Artificial Intelligence
19 28 (5.00%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 233 (41.61%) C#
2 155 (27.68%) SQL
3 154 (27.50%) Java
4 114 (20.36%) Python
5 66 (11.79%) TypeScript
6 63 (11.25%) C++
7 61 (10.89%) PHP
8 30 (5.36%) Java 8
9 26 (4.64%) C
10 22 (3.93%) Ruby
11 17 (3.04%) ES6
12 14 (2.50%) ES8
13 8 (1.43%) Perl
14 5 (0.89%) Bash Shell
14 5 (0.89%) Go
14 5 (0.89%) Scala
14 5 (0.89%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.54%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.54%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (5.54%) Degree
2 11 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.71%) CIW
3 4 (0.71%) ISTQB
3 4 (0.71%) OCA
3 4 (0.71%) OCP
3 4 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (0.54%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (6.96%) QA
2 13 (2.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.89%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.36%) CDISC
4 2 (0.36%) Good Clinical Practice
5 1 (0.18%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 62 (11.07%) Docker
2 1 (0.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 27 (4.82%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.25%) Terraform
3 6 (1.07%) Ansible
4 4 (0.71%) Grafana
4 4 (0.71%) Prometheus
5 3 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.36%) CA Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.36%) Puppet
6 2 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 83 (14.82%) Microsoft
2 27 (4.82%) Oracle
3 25 (4.46%) Atlassian
4 21 (3.75%) Ceridian
5 12 (2.14%) Google
6 8 (1.43%) Adobe
7 7 (1.25%) Hyperion
7 7 (1.25%) Red Hat
7 7 (1.25%) Zend
8 6 (1.07%) Splunk
8 6 (1.07%) Xamarin
9 5 (0.89%) Facebook
9 5 (0.89%) WooCommerce
10 3 (0.54%) Apple
10 3 (0.54%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.36%) CA
11 2 (0.36%) Citrix
11 2 (0.36%) IBM
11 2 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.36%) TIBCO