Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 7 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 942 948 933
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 17.62% 17.14% 17.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.87% 27.58% 33.25%
Number of salaries quoted 666 661 615
Scotland median annual salary £46,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £27,600
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 3,052 3,437 2,806
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 57.10% 62.14% 53.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2,057 2,201 1,651
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Glasgow 0 436 £47,500 +11.76% 79
Edinburgh +1 408 £45,000 +12.50% 102
West Lothian -9 26 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Dundee +7 17 £42,500 +17.24% 8
Aberdeen +5 13 £42,500 +21.43% 2
Stirling -1 8 £39,774 -9.60% 3
South Lanarkshire +2 6 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Fife +5 5 £43,000 +10.61% 3
Lanarkshire +3 3 £42,500 - 2
Midlothian - 3 £37,500 - 3
South Ayrshire - 3 £50,000 -
Scottish Borders - 3 £25,000 -
West Dunbartonshire -3 1 - -
East Ayrshire - 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 - - 2
Aberdeenshire - 1 - -
Ayrshire - 1 £27,500 - 1
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 519 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
2 501 (53.18%) HTML
3 409 (43.42%) Java
4 401 (42.57%) AngularJS
5 393 (41.72%) CSS
6 378 (40.13%) C#
7 364 (38.64%) SQL
8 329 (34.93%) .NET
9 250 (26.54%) MVC
10 235 (24.95%) Software Engineering
11 205 (21.76%) SQL Server
11 205 (21.76%) OO
12 204 (21.66%) React
13 200 (21.23%) Finance
14 191 (20.28%) SDLC
15 190 (20.17%) Python
15 190 (20.17%) Git (software)
16 181 (19.21%) HTML5
17 174 (18.47%) ASP.NET
18 172 (18.26%) jQuery
19 171 (18.15%) Scrum
20 149 (15.82%) Oracle
21 148 (15.71%) Web Development
22 137 (14.54%) Spring
23 134 (14.23%) TDD
24 125 (13.27%) MySQL
25 124 (13.16%) PHP
25 124 (13.16%) Degree
26 121 (12.85%) Microsoft Azure
27 119 (12.63%) Front End Development

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 38 (4.03%) SharePoint
2 29 (3.08%) Tomcat
3 26 (2.76%) CMS
4 25 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
5 21 (2.23%) JBoss
6 20 (2.12%) Apache
7 17 (1.80%) WordPress
8 15 (1.59%) IIS
9 13 (1.38%) Confluence
9 13 (1.38%) Umbraco
10 11 (1.17%) Apache Spark
10 11 (1.17%) WebSphere
11 9 (0.96%) Drupal
11 9 (0.96%) Skype for Business
12 6 (0.64%) Jetty
13 5 (0.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 5 (0.53%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.32%) Apache Pig
15 3 (0.32%) EPiServer
Applications
1 18 (1.91%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.53%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.21%) InVision
5 1 (0.11%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.11%) EngageOne
5 1 (0.11%) Maya
5 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 34 (3.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.74%) Magento
4 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.11%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 121 (12.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 67 (7.11%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (4.03%) SaaS
4 27 (2.87%) npm
5 24 (2.55%) GitHub
6 20 (2.12%) Serverless
7 18 (1.91%) Office 365
8 14 (1.49%) Dynamics 365
9 11 (1.17%) AWS Lambda
9 11 (1.17%) Slack
10 10 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
10 10 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (0.96%) Azure Functions
11 9 (0.96%) Yammer
12 8 (0.85%) OpenShift
13 6 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
14 5 (0.53%) Amazon Kinesis
14 5 (0.53%) Yarn
15 3 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
15 3 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.44%) Internet
2 15 (1.59%) Intranet
3 11 (1.17%) SMS
4 10 (1.06%) HTTP
5 9 (0.96%) Skype
6 7 (0.74%) Hyperconnected
6 7 (0.74%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.42%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (0.42%) SAN
8 3 (0.32%) AMQP
8 3 (0.32%) SNMP
8 3 (0.32%) SSL
9 2 (0.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (0.21%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.21%) Network Security
10 1 (0.11%) DAB
10 1 (0.11%) DNS
10 1 (0.11%) Firewall
10 1 (0.11%) VoIP
10 1 (0.11%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (21.76%) SQL Server
2 125 (13.27%) MySQL
3 111 (11.78%) NoSQL
4 84 (8.92%) PostgreSQL
5 63 (6.69%) Relational Database
6 59 (6.26%) Hadoop
7 37 (3.93%) MongoDB
8 36 (3.82%) Big Data
9 23 (2.44%) RDBMS
10 22 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 20 (2.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 15 (1.59%) Oracle Database
13 13 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
14 10 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
14 10 (1.06%) Power BI
15 9 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (0.96%) QlikView
15 9 (0.96%) Redis
15 9 (0.96%) SQL Server 2016
15 9 (0.96%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 190 (20.17%) Git (software)
2 74 (7.86%) Jenkins
3 67 (7.11%) Maven
4 46 (4.88%) Cucumber
5 43 (4.56%) Selenium
6 42 (4.46%) JIRA
6 42 (4.46%) JUnit
6 42 (4.46%) webpack
7 39 (4.14%) Visual Studio
8 35 (3.72%) Subversion
9 34 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
10 33 (3.50%) Hudson
10 33 (3.50%) TeamCity
11 22 (2.34%) Grunt
11 22 (2.34%) Jasmine
12 21 (2.23%) NUnit
12 21 (2.23%) SpecFlow
13 19 (2.02%) Eclipse
13 19 (2.02%) gulp
14 15 (1.59%) Bitbucket
General
1 200 (21.23%) Finance
2 37 (3.93%) Retail
3 22 (2.34%) Marketing
4 21 (2.23%) Banking
5 9 (0.96%) Manufacturing
6 8 (0.85%) Advertising
7 6 (0.64%) Electronics
7 6 (0.64%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.53%) Games
8 5 (0.53%) Law
9 4 (0.42%) Billing
9 4 (0.42%) Legal
10 3 (0.32%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.21%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.21%) Front Office
11 2 (0.21%) Local Government
11 2 (0.21%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.11%) Automotive
12 1 (0.11%) Military
12 1 (0.11%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 643 (68.26%) Developer
2 171 (18.15%) .NET Developer
3 151 (16.03%) Software Engineer
4 139 (14.76%) Java Developer
5 125 (13.27%) Senior Developer
6 93 (9.87%) Software Developer
7 89 (9.45%) C# Developer
8 64 (6.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 60 (6.37%) Web Developer
10 58 (6.16%) C# .NET Developer
11 57 (6.05%) JavaScript Developer
12 55 (5.84%) Java Engineer
13 53 (5.63%) Full Stack Developer
14 51 (5.41%) Lead Developer
15 42 (4.46%) Java Software Engineer
15 42 (4.46%) Senior Software Engineer
16 37 (3.93%) .NET Software Developer
17 36 (3.82%) React Developer
18 32 (3.40%) JavaScript Engineer
18 32 (3.40%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 501 (53.18%) HTML
2 401 (42.57%) AngularJS
3 393 (41.72%) CSS
4 329 (34.93%) .NET
5 204 (21.66%) React
6 181 (19.21%) HTML5
7 174 (18.47%) ASP.NET
8 172 (18.26%) jQuery
9 137 (14.54%) Spring
10 113 (12.00%) Node.js
11 109 (11.57%) Hibernate
12 108 (11.46%) RESTful
13 98 (10.40%) Web Services
14 97 (10.30%) XML
15 96 (10.19%) CSS3
16 90 (9.55%) ASP.NET MVC
17 75 (7.96%) REST
18 73 (7.75%) ASP.NET Web API
19 66 (7.01%) JSON
20 53 (5.63%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 84 (8.92%) Enterprise Software
2 67 (7.11%) Greenfield Project
3 64 (6.79%) Computer Science
4 63 (6.69%) User Experience
5 54 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
6 48 (5.10%) Fintech
7 25 (2.65%) Mobile App
8 17 (1.80%) Algorithms
9 15 (1.59%) Management Information System
10 12 (1.27%) Data Structures
10 12 (1.27%) Robotics
11 11 (1.17%) Driving Licence
12 10 (1.06%) Internet of Things
12 10 (1.06%) Self-Motivation
13 9 (0.96%) Hybrid Cloud
14 8 (0.85%) Smartphone
15 5 (0.53%) Graphic Design
16 4 (0.42%) Linux Command Line
17 3 (0.32%) e-Learning
17 3 (0.32%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 53 (5.63%) Linux
2 48 (5.10%) Windows
3 25 (2.65%) Unix
4 18 (1.91%) Android
5 17 (1.80%) Apple iOS
6 10 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.42%) CentOS
8 4 (0.42%) Debian
8 4 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.32%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.21%) VMS
10 2 (0.21%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.11%) DC/OS
11 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 519 (55.10%) Agile Software Development
2 250 (26.54%) MVC
3 235 (24.95%) Software Engineering
4 205 (21.76%) OO
5 191 (20.28%) SDLC
6 171 (18.15%) Scrum
7 148 (15.71%) Web Development
8 134 (14.23%) TDD
9 119 (12.63%) Front End Development
10 93 (9.87%) Mentoring
11 90 (9.55%) Continuous Integration
12 87 (9.24%) OOP
13 86 (9.13%) Test Automation
14 81 (8.60%) Problem-Solving
15 80 (8.49%) Unit Testing
16 78 (8.28%) Collaborative Working
17 77 (8.17%) Microservices
18 70 (7.43%) BDD
19 48 (5.10%) Open Source
20 45 (4.78%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 409 (43.42%) Java
2 378 (40.13%) C#
3 364 (38.64%) SQL
4 190 (20.17%) Python
5 124 (13.16%) PHP
6 51 (5.41%) Ruby
7 48 (5.10%) PL/SQL
8 40 (4.25%) TypeScript
9 32 (3.40%) C++
9 32 (3.40%) Java 8
10 28 (2.97%) ES6
11 25 (2.65%) T-SQL
12 24 (2.55%) VB.NET
13 20 (2.12%) PowerShell
14 18 (1.91%) C
15 17 (1.80%) Bash Shell
16 16 (1.70%) Perl
17 14 (1.49%) Clojure
18 10 (1.06%) Scala
19 9 (0.96%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 124 (13.16%) Degree
2 30 (3.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
4 6 (0.64%) ISTQB
5 5 (0.53%) ISEB
5 5 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.21%) PhD
8 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.11%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.40%) QA
2 2 (0.21%) SLA
3 1 (0.11%) GDPR
3 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.11%) PMO
3 1 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 97 (10.30%) Docker
2 15 (1.59%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.42%) Firmware
4 4 (0.42%) NFS
4 4 (0.42%) vSphere
5 3 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.21%) HDFS
7 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.11%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 78 (8.28%) Ansible
2 70 (7.43%) Puppet
3 25 (2.65%) Kubernetes
4 19 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.74%) Terraform
6 6 (0.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (0.53%) vCenter Server
8 4 (0.42%) Salt
8 4 (0.42%) vMotion
9 3 (0.32%) Cobbler
9 3 (0.32%) Mesos
9 3 (0.32%) Oozie
9 3 (0.32%) PowerCLI
10 2 (0.21%) Grafana
10 2 (0.21%) Prometheus
10 2 (0.21%) Sysdig
11 1 (0.11%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.11%) Marathon
11 1 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 149 (15.82%) Oracle
2 108 (11.46%) Microsoft
3 36 (3.82%) Xamarin
4 16 (1.70%) Red Hat
5 10 (1.06%) Adobe
5 10 (1.06%) Atlassian
6 9 (0.96%) Sybase
6 9 (0.96%) Tableau
7 8 (0.85%) Cognos
7 8 (0.85%) Google
8 7 (0.74%) IBM
9 6 (0.64%) SAP
10 5 (0.53%) HP
10 5 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.53%) VMware
10 5 (0.53%) Zend
11 4 (0.42%) Cognizant
11 4 (0.42%) Dell
11 4 (0.42%) TIBCO
12 3 (0.32%) Informatica