Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 7 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 878 954 949
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 16.00% 17.93% 16.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.35% 28.28% 32.20%
Number of salaries quoted 622 622 617
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £30,250 £28,000 £27,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 3,097 3,374 2,947
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 56.45% 63.42% 51.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2,109 2,048 1,686
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%
10th Percentile £30,250 £28,500 £27,625
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +18.75% 54
Edinburgh 0 373 £45,000 +12.50% 76
Dundee +7 15 £37,500 -1.96% 2
West Lothian -12 14 £40,000 +6.67% 3
South Lanarkshire -2 8 £42,500 +6.25%
Stirling -5 7 £39,830 -11.49% 2
Aberdeen 0 6 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Scottish Borders - 4 £26,250 - 2
Fife -6 2 £45,750 +3.98% 3
Midlothian - 2 £37,500 - 4
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
Lanarkshire - 1 £42,500 -
Ayrshire - 1 £27,500 - 1
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - - 1
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 489 (55.69%) HTML
2 484 (55.13%) Agile Software Development
3 371 (42.26%) AngularJS
4 367 (41.80%) SQL
5 362 (41.23%) CSS
6 356 (40.55%) C#
7 355 (40.43%) Java
8 325 (37.02%) .NET
9 238 (27.11%) MVC
10 210 (23.92%) Software Engineering
11 198 (22.55%) Python
12 188 (21.41%) React
13 186 (21.18%) ASP.NET
13 186 (21.18%) Finance
14 178 (20.27%) OO
15 175 (19.93%) SQL Server
16 173 (19.70%) SDLC
17 164 (18.68%) Scrum
18 158 (18.00%) Git (software)
19 156 (17.77%) HTML5
20 146 (16.63%) NoSQL
20 146 (16.63%) Web Development
21 141 (16.06%) jQuery
22 140 (15.95%) Oracle
23 133 (15.15%) Spring
24 132 (15.03%) Node.js
25 127 (14.46%) PHP
26 122 (13.90%) TDD
27 120 (13.67%) MySQL
28 114 (12.98%) Microsoft Azure

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 48 (5.47%) SharePoint
2 30 (3.42%) CMS
3 28 (3.19%) Tomcat
4 23 (2.62%) Elasticsearch
5 22 (2.51%) JBoss
6 19 (2.16%) Umbraco
7 16 (1.82%) Apache
8 11 (1.25%) Apache Spark
8 11 (1.25%) Confluence
8 11 (1.25%) WordPress
9 10 (1.14%) Jetty
10 9 (1.03%) Skype for Business
10 9 (1.03%) WebSphere
11 8 (0.91%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.68%) EPiServer
13 5 (0.57%) IIS
13 5 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.46%) Drupal
14 4 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
15 3 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 16 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.46%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.23%) InVision
5 1 (0.11%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.11%) EngageOne
5 1 (0.11%) Maya
5 1 (0.11%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 31 (3.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.57%) Magento
3 4 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.11%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.11%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 114 (12.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 73 (8.31%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (3.76%) Serverless
4 31 (3.53%) npm
5 27 (3.08%) Office 365
6 26 (2.96%) SaaS
7 25 (2.85%) AWS CloudFormation
7 25 (2.85%) GitHub
8 24 (2.73%) AWS Lambda
9 22 (2.51%) Dynamics 365
10 20 (2.28%) Amazon Kinesis
11 10 (1.14%) Yammer
12 9 (1.03%) Azure Functions
13 8 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
14 5 (0.57%) Slack
15 4 (0.46%) Google Analytics
15 4 (0.46%) Yarn
16 3 (0.34%) Amazon EMR
16 3 (0.34%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.39%) Internet
2 18 (2.05%) SMS
3 14 (1.59%) Intranet
4 9 (1.03%) Skype
5 6 (0.68%) Hyperconnected
6 5 (0.57%) HTTP
7 3 (0.34%) AMQP
8 2 (0.23%) DNS
8 2 (0.23%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (0.23%) SAN
8 2 (0.23%) SNMP
8 2 (0.23%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.11%) DAB
9 1 (0.11%) DHCP
9 1 (0.11%) Firewall
9 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.11%) SSL
9 1 (0.11%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (19.93%) SQL Server
2 146 (16.63%) NoSQL
3 120 (13.67%) MySQL
4 87 (9.91%) PostgreSQL
5 76 (8.66%) Hadoop
6 58 (6.61%) Relational Database
7 39 (4.44%) MongoDB
8 27 (3.08%) Big Data
9 25 (2.85%) RDBMS
10 15 (1.71%) Redis
11 14 (1.59%) Oracle Database
11 14 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 10 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (0.91%) Couchbase
14 7 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
14 7 (0.80%) Riak
14 7 (0.80%) SQL Server 2016
15 6 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
15 6 (0.68%) DB2
Development Applications
1 158 (18.00%) Git (software)
2 86 (9.79%) Maven
3 48 (5.47%) Jenkins
4 44 (5.01%) Selenium
5 40 (4.56%) webpack
6 39 (4.44%) Visual Studio
7 32 (3.64%) JUnit
8 31 (3.53%) JIRA
8 31 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
9 29 (3.30%) Cucumber
9 29 (3.30%) Subversion
10 22 (2.51%) Jasmine
10 22 (2.51%) NUnit
11 19 (2.16%) Grunt
12 18 (2.05%) Babel
12 18 (2.05%) gulp
13 16 (1.82%) Log4Net
13 16 (1.82%) Rhino Mocks
14 15 (1.71%) TeamCity
15 14 (1.59%) TestNG
General
1 186 (21.18%) Finance
2 26 (2.96%) Retail
3 24 (2.73%) Banking
4 21 (2.39%) Marketing
5 16 (1.82%) Advertising
6 7 (0.80%) Investment Banking
6 7 (0.80%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.68%) Electronics
7 6 (0.68%) Law
7 6 (0.68%) Legal
7 6 (0.68%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.46%) Games
9 3 (0.34%) Billing
9 3 (0.34%) Local Government
9 3 (0.34%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.23%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.23%) Publishing
11 1 (0.11%) French Language
11 1 (0.11%) Front Office
11 1 (0.11%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 597 (68.00%) Developer
2 175 (19.93%) .NET Developer
3 129 (14.69%) Software Engineer
4 119 (13.55%) Java Developer
5 101 (11.50%) Senior Developer
6 86 (9.79%) C# Developer
7 79 (9.00%) Software Developer
8 64 (7.29%) Web Developer
9 54 (6.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 52 (5.92%) Full Stack Developer
11 51 (5.81%) JavaScript Developer
12 44 (5.01%) C# .NET Developer
13 40 (4.56%) Senior Software Engineer
14 37 (4.21%) Lead Developer
15 36 (4.10%) Java Engineer
16 31 (3.53%) .NET Software Developer
16 31 (3.53%) React Developer
17 30 (3.42%) JavaScript Engineer
18 27 (3.08%) Java Software Engineer
18 27 (3.08%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 489 (55.69%) HTML
2 371 (42.26%) AngularJS
3 362 (41.23%) CSS
4 325 (37.02%) .NET
5 188 (21.41%) React
6 186 (21.18%) ASP.NET
7 156 (17.77%) HTML5
8 141 (16.06%) jQuery
9 133 (15.15%) Spring
10 132 (15.03%) Node.js
11 109 (12.41%) ASP.NET MVC
12 104 (11.85%) Hibernate
13 89 (10.14%) Web Services
14 79 (9.00%) CSS3
15 75 (8.54%) XML
16 72 (8.20%) RESTful
17 61 (6.95%) REST
18 59 (6.72%) ASP.NET Web API
19 53 (6.04%) JSON
20 44 (5.01%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 84 (9.57%) Enterprise Software
2 57 (6.49%) Greenfield Project
3 51 (5.81%) User Experience
4 47 (5.35%) Computer Science
5 30 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (2.73%) Mobile App
7 23 (2.62%) Fintech
8 18 (2.05%) Driving Licence
9 11 (1.25%) Algorithms
10 9 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
11 8 (0.91%) Self-Motivation
11 8 (0.91%) Smartphone
12 7 (0.80%) Internet of Things
13 6 (0.68%) Data Structures
14 4 (0.46%) Linux Command Line
14 4 (0.46%) Management Information System
15 3 (0.34%) Graphic Design
15 3 (0.34%) Robotics
15 3 (0.34%) Virtual Team
15 3 (0.34%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 49 (5.58%) Windows
2 42 (4.78%) Linux
3 28 (3.19%) Unix
4 19 (2.16%) Android
5 17 (1.94%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.46%) CentOS
7 4 (0.46%) Debian
8 3 (0.34%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.34%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.23%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.23%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.11%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 484 (55.13%) Agile Software Development
2 238 (27.11%) MVC
3 210 (23.92%) Software Engineering
4 178 (20.27%) OO
5 173 (19.70%) SDLC
6 164 (18.68%) Scrum
7 146 (16.63%) Web Development
8 122 (13.90%) TDD
9 98 (11.16%) OOP
10 90 (10.25%) Collaborative Working
11 85 (9.68%) Front End Development
12 82 (9.34%) Continuous Integration
13 79 (9.00%) Mentoring
14 68 (7.74%) Problem-Solving
15 60 (6.83%) Test Automation
16 59 (6.72%) Microservices
17 53 (6.04%) BDD
18 52 (5.92%) Unit Testing
19 49 (5.58%) Open Source
20 43 (4.90%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 367 (41.80%) SQL
2 356 (40.55%) C#
3 355 (40.43%) Java
4 198 (22.55%) Python
5 127 (14.46%) PHP
6 53 (6.04%) Ruby
7 40 (4.56%) TypeScript
8 30 (3.42%) C++
9 28 (3.19%) Clojure
9 28 (3.19%) T-SQL
10 27 (3.08%) VB.NET
11 26 (2.96%) Java 8
12 25 (2.85%) PL/SQL
13 22 (2.51%) Bash Shell
14 15 (1.71%) Lisp
15 14 (1.59%) ES6
15 14 (1.59%) PowerShell
16 12 (1.37%) Kotlin
16 12 (1.37%) Perl
17 11 (1.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 93 (10.59%) Degree
2 20 (2.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (1.82%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (0.80%) ISTQB
5 5 (0.57%) ISEB
6 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.23%) A+ Certification
7 2 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.23%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.11%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.85%) QA
2 3 (0.34%) GCP
3 2 (0.23%) SLA
4 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.11%) PMO
System Software
1 106 (12.07%) Docker
2 6 (0.68%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.57%) HDFS
4 4 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.34%) Firmware
6 2 (0.23%) NFS
6 2 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.23%) vSphere
7 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.11%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 90 (10.25%) Puppet
2 85 (9.68%) Ansible
3 23 (2.62%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (1.25%) Kubernetes
5 7 (0.80%) Cobbler
6 4 (0.46%) Terraform
7 3 (0.34%) Mesos
7 3 (0.34%) Oozie
7 3 (0.34%) Salt
7 3 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.23%) Grafana
8 2 (0.23%) PowerCLI
8 2 (0.23%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.23%) Sysdig
8 2 (0.23%) vCenter Server
8 2 (0.23%) vMotion
9 1 (0.11%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.11%) Marathon
9 1 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 140 (15.95%) Oracle
2 101 (11.50%) Microsoft
3 29 (3.30%) Xamarin
4 11 (1.25%) Google
5 10 (1.14%) Red Hat
5 10 (1.14%) Sybase
6 7 (0.80%) Adobe
6 7 (0.80%) IBM
7 6 (0.68%) SAP
7 6 (0.68%) Zend
8 4 (0.46%) Atlassian
8 4 (0.46%) Cognizant
8 4 (0.46%) Sitecore
8 4 (0.46%) Splunk
8 4 (0.46%) VMware
9 3 (0.34%) HP
9 3 (0.34%) Informatica
9 3 (0.34%) Tableau
9 3 (0.34%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.23%) Dell