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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 19 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 11 9 4
Rank change year-on-year -2 -5 +2
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 860 680 386
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 15.28% 15.48% 19.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.69% 30.48% 31.77%
Number of salaries quoted 526 475 257
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £44,813 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% +0.69%
75th Percentile £70,000 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 2,631 2,231 1,215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 46.74% 50.79% 61.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,653 1,530 819
10th Percentile £35,233 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +15.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £59,250
90th Percentile £83,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

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 19 August 2022.

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 19 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Edinburgh -1 501 £57,500 +15.00% 36
Glasgow -10 163 £50,000 +14.94% 30
Lanarkshire 0 33 £46,000 +15.72%
Fife +2 32 - -
West Lothian +1 28 £51,250 +28.13% 3
East Lothian - 19 - -
Dunbartonshire - 18 - -
Midlothian -4 15 - -
Aberdeen -7 12 £40,000 -20.00% 6
Renfrewshire - 10 - - 1
Dundee -6 9 £46,250 -2.63% 3
West Dunbartonshire - 6 - -
Aberdeenshire -4 3 £52,500 +90.91%
Shetland Islands - 2 - -
South Lanarkshire -8 1 - -
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, 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.

1 425 (49.42%) React
2 423 (49.19%) Software Engineering
3 398 (46.28%) Agile
4 318 (36.98%) .NET
5 314 (36.51%) Node.js
6 312 (36.28%) HTML
7 303 (35.23%) Java
8 302 (35.12%) AngularJS
9 297 (34.53%) SQL
10 291 (33.84%) CSS
11 274 (31.86%) Azure
12 270 (31.40%) Full Stack Development
13 239 (27.79%) Docker
14 233 (27.09%) C#
15 231 (26.86%) Social Skills
16 217 (25.23%) Git (software)
17 212 (24.65%) DevOps
18 189 (21.98%) ASP.NET
19 184 (21.40%) Finance
20 176 (20.47%) MVC
20 176 (20.47%) TypeScript
21 171 (19.88%) NoSQL
22 170 (19.77%) AWS
23 159 (18.49%) Web Development
24 156 (18.14%) Go
25 142 (16.51%) Marketing
26 138 (16.05%) Python
27 133 (15.47%) Front End Development
28 132 (15.35%) Ruby
29 127 (14.77%) CI/CD

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 49 (5.70%) Confluence
2 19 (2.21%) WordPress
3 10 (1.16%) CMS
4 7 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 7 (0.81%) Ethereum
4 7 (0.81%) OpenZeppelin
5 6 (0.70%) Umbraco
6 4 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.35%) SAS
8 2 (0.23%) Drupal
8 2 (0.23%) Mendix
8 2 (0.23%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.12%) Apache
9 1 (0.12%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.12%) JBoss
9 1 (0.12%) nginx
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (0.58%) Adobe XD
1 5 (0.58%) UXPin
2 3 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.47%) NetSuite
1 4 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.23%) Eloqua
2 2 (0.23%) Magento
3 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.12%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 274 (31.86%) Azure
2 170 (19.77%) AWS
3 50 (5.81%) GCP
4 49 (5.70%) SaaS
5 34 (3.95%) Azure DevOps
6 21 (2.44%) GitHub
7 20 (2.33%) Serverless
8 19 (2.21%) npm
9 15 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
10 13 (1.51%) Adobe Analytics
11 11 (1.28%) GitHub Actions
11 11 (1.28%) Google Analytics
11 11 (1.28%) Sauce Labs
12 10 (1.16%) AWS Lambda
13 8 (0.93%) Power Platform
14 6 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
14 6 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
14 6 (0.70%) Figma
15 5 (0.58%) Amazon S3
15 5 (0.58%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 124 (14.42%) HTTP
2 118 (13.72%) SSL
3 27 (3.14%) Internet
4 9 (1.05%) Broadband
5 5 (0.58%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.12%) Network Security
6 1 (0.12%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (19.88%) NoSQL
2 69 (8.02%) SQL Server
3 55 (6.40%) MySQL
4 43 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
5 39 (4.53%) MongoDB
6 27 (3.14%) Redis
7 26 (3.02%) Relational Database
8 21 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (0.81%) MariaDB
10 6 (0.70%) Big Data
11 5 (0.58%) Firebird
12 4 (0.47%) Couchbase
12 4 (0.47%) Power BI
13 3 (0.35%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.35%) Tableau
14 2 (0.23%) Azure SQL Database
14 2 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.23%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 217 (25.23%) Git (software)
2 72 (8.37%) JIRA
3 48 (5.58%) Cypress.io
4 42 (4.88%) Jenkins
5 35 (4.07%) Selenium
6 29 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 26 (3.02%) webpack
8 23 (2.67%) WebDriver
9 18 (2.09%) Postman
10 14 (1.63%) Cucumber
10 14 (1.63%) Pa11y
11 12 (1.40%) NUnit
12 10 (1.16%) SonarQube
13 8 (0.93%) Bitbucket
13 8 (0.93%) Burp Suite
13 8 (0.93%) SpecFlow
14 7 (0.81%) Spinnaker
14 7 (0.81%) Visual Studio Code
15 6 (0.70%) Android Studio
15 6 (0.70%) Appium
General
1 231 (26.86%) Social Skills
2 184 (21.40%) Finance
3 142 (16.51%) Marketing
4 109 (12.67%) Banking
5 62 (7.21%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 37 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (2.21%) Electronics
7 19 (2.21%) Legal
8 18 (2.09%) Military
9 16 (1.86%) Retail
10 11 (1.28%) Manufacturing
10 11 (1.28%) Public Sector
10 11 (1.28%) Telecoms
11 8 (0.93%) Games
11 8 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
12 7 (0.81%) Organisational Skills
13 5 (0.58%) Back Office
13 5 (0.58%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.58%) Tech for Good
14 4 (0.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 382 (44.42%) Developer
2 329 (38.26%) Software Engineer
3 100 (11.63%) Full Stack Developer
4 75 (8.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 73 (8.49%) Senior Developer
6 66 (7.67%) Software Developer
7 55 (6.40%) React Developer
8 47 (5.47%) .NET Developer
9 45 (5.23%) Senior Software Engineer
10 28 (3.26%) Graduate
11 23 (2.67%) JavaScript Engineer
11 23 (2.67%) Lead Developer
12 22 (2.56%) Python Developer
13 20 (2.33%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 20 (2.33%) Technical Leader
14 19 (2.21%) Java Developer
15 17 (1.98%) Lead Software Engineer
15 17 (1.98%) Security Engineer
16 16 (1.86%) Quality Engineer
16 16 (1.86%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 425 (49.42%) React
2 318 (36.98%) .NET
3 314 (36.51%) Node.js
4 312 (36.28%) HTML
5 302 (35.12%) AngularJS
6 291 (33.84%) CSS
7 189 (21.98%) ASP.NET
8 125 (14.53%) Ruby on Rails
9 118 (13.72%) Angular 2
10 95 (11.05%) RESTful
11 93 (10.81%) Vue.js
12 90 (10.47%) .NET Core
13 80 (9.30%) Web Services
14 68 (7.91%) Redux
15 59 (6.86%) .NET Framework
16 57 (6.63%) REST
17 55 (6.40%) XML
18 48 (5.58%) HTML5
19 47 (5.47%) Sass
20 39 (4.53%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 71 (8.26%) Greenfield Project
2 69 (8.02%) User Experience
3 59 (6.86%) Mobile App
4 35 (4.07%) Cloud Native
5 24 (2.79%) Video\Live Streaming
6 18 (2.09%) Digital Signage
6 18 (2.09%) IPTV
6 18 (2.09%) MPEG
6 18 (2.09%) PCIe
6 18 (2.09%) Self-Motivation
6 18 (2.09%) STB
7 17 (1.98%) Virtual Team
8 16 (1.86%) NHS
9 11 (1.28%) EPoS
10 10 (1.16%) Low-Code
10 10 (1.16%) Public Cloud
11 9 (1.05%) Algorithms
11 9 (1.05%) Legacy Systems
12 8 (0.93%) Biotechnology
12 8 (0.93%) Blockchain
Operating Systems
1 55 (6.40%) Linux
2 35 (4.07%) Android
3 33 (3.84%) Apple iOS
4 21 (2.44%) Windows
5 15 (1.74%) Unix
6 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.12%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 423 (49.19%) Software Engineering
2 398 (46.28%) Agile
3 270 (31.40%) Full Stack Development
4 212 (24.65%) DevOps
5 176 (20.47%) MVC
6 159 (18.49%) Web Development
7 133 (15.47%) Front End Development
8 127 (14.77%) CI/CD
9 118 (13.72%) Microservices
10 115 (13.37%) Mentoring
11 114 (13.26%) Scrum
12 110 (12.79%) SDLC
13 108 (12.56%) Test Automation
14 93 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
15 79 (9.19%) Analytics
16 75 (8.72%) Continuous Integration
17 65 (7.56%) OO
18 64 (7.44%) TDD
19 55 (6.40%) Low Latency
20 53 (6.16%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 303 (35.23%) Java
2 297 (34.53%) SQL
3 233 (27.09%) C#
4 176 (20.47%) TypeScript
5 156 (18.14%) Go
6 138 (16.05%) Python
7 132 (15.35%) Ruby
8 85 (9.88%) PHP
9 31 (3.60%) ES6
9 31 (3.60%) T-SQL
10 27 (3.14%) C
11 21 (2.44%) C++
12 15 (1.74%) Scala
13 14 (1.63%) Bash
14 13 (1.51%) Kotlin
15 12 (1.40%) PowerShell
16 9 (1.05%) Embedded C++
17 8 (0.93%) Rust
18 7 (0.81%) Shell Script
18 7 (0.81%) Solidity
Qualifications
1 79 (9.19%) Degree
2 43 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 15 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (1.28%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (1.05%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.35%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.12%) Azure Certification
8 1 (0.12%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (0.12%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.12%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (5.58%) Accessibility
2 33 (3.84%) QA
3 8 (0.93%) GLP
4 4 (0.47%) GMP
4 4 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.47%) WCAG
5 3 (0.35%) IFRS
5 3 (0.35%) IFRS 17
5 3 (0.35%) IFRS 9
5 3 (0.35%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.23%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 239 (27.79%) Docker
2 1 (0.12%) Embedded Firmware
2 1 (0.12%) Firmware
2 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 111 (12.91%) Kubernetes
2 20 (2.33%) Terraform
3 1 (0.12%) Ansible
3 1 (0.12%) Grafana
3 1 (0.12%) Podman
3 1 (0.12%) Puppet
3 1 (0.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 70 (8.14%) Microsoft
2 42 (4.88%) Google
3 23 (2.67%) Adobe
4 9 (1.05%) Oracle
5 8 (0.93%) CA
5 8 (0.93%) Charles River
5 8 (0.93%) ForgeRock
6 7 (0.81%) Mapbox
6 7 (0.81%) Monax
7 6 (0.70%) Hotjar
7 6 (0.70%) OutSystems
8 5 (0.58%) Atlassian
8 5 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.47%) PayPal
9 4 (0.47%) Telerik
10 3 (0.35%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.35%) Verint
10 3 (0.35%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.23%) Remedy
11 2 (0.23%) Talend