JavaScript Jobs in Scotland

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK > Scotland

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 29 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
29 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 38 21 8
Rank change year-on-year -17 -13 -3
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 646 476 898
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 9.48% 10.65% 14.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.42% 25.40% 33.06%
Number of salaries quoted 223 249 478
10th Percentile £34,000 £35,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £40,625 £45,000 £44,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - - +15.79%
75th Percentile £69,750 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £81,811 £77,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +14.29%

All Programming Languages
Scotland

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,709 1,874 2,716
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 54.42% 41.93% 44.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,138 1,024 1,577
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £59,763 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.97% +8.66% +14.58%
75th Percentile £65,000 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £88,375 £83,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +13.64%

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 29 May 2024.

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 29 May 2024. 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
Glasgow -21 424 £53,500 +1.90% 18
Edinburgh +2 146 £65,000 - 35
Aberdeen +3 38 £38,500 -9.41% 8
Dundee +4 20 £47,500 +14.46% 1
Fife -2 9 £40,000 -21.95%
Aberdeenshire - 2 £37,500 - 1
South Lanarkshire +2 1 £29,000 -
Lanarkshire -13 1 - - 7
Dunbartonshire - 1 - - 1
Stirling - 1 £50,000 - 2
JavaScript
UK

JavaScript
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 60 (9.29%) ArcGIS
1 60 (9.29%) GeoServer
2 53 (8.20%) FileNet
3 15 (2.32%) Cloud Foundry
3 15 (2.32%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.08%) Microsoft Exchange
5 5 (0.77%) CMS
5 5 (0.77%) Confluence
6 4 (0.62%) Umbraco
6 4 (0.62%) WordPress
7 1 (0.15%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.15%) IIS
7 1 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (0.46%) InVision
1 3 (0.46%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 7 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.15%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.15%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 292 (45.20%) AWS
2 125 (19.35%) Azure
3 57 (8.82%) Amazon S3
4 31 (4.80%) GCP
5 30 (4.64%) SaaS
6 17 (2.63%) Figma
7 14 (2.17%) Serverless
8 13 (2.01%) Power Platform
9 11 (1.70%) SurveyMonkey
10 10 (1.55%) GitHub
10 10 (1.55%) Power Automate
11 9 (1.39%) BlazeMeter
11 9 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (1.39%) PowerApps
12 7 (1.08%) Azure DevOps
13 5 (0.77%) Amazon ECS
13 5 (0.77%) Amazon SQS
14 4 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
14 4 (0.62%) ChatGPT
14 4 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.86%) Internet
2 8 (1.24%) HTTP
3 7 (1.08%) MQTT
4 3 (0.46%) Intranet
4 3 (0.46%) Network Security
5 2 (0.31%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.15%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (16.56%) NoSQL
2 87 (13.47%) Elasticsearch
3 77 (11.92%) PostgreSQL
4 64 (9.91%) Relational Database
5 63 (9.75%) GIS
6 60 (9.29%) QGIS
7 54 (8.36%) Apache Cassandra
7 54 (8.36%) SQL Server
8 31 (4.80%) MySQL
9 23 (3.56%) MongoDB
10 19 (2.94%) Looker
11 8 (1.24%) Power BI
12 7 (1.08%) Big Data
12 7 (1.08%) Redis
13 4 (0.62%) DynamoDB
14 3 (0.46%) Hadoop
14 3 (0.46%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.46%) RDBMS
15 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 2 (0.31%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 138 (21.36%) JUnit
2 91 (14.09%) Cypress.io
3 75 (11.61%) Jasmine
3 75 (11.61%) Karma Test Runner
4 65 (10.06%) Git
5 64 (9.91%) Selenium
5 64 (9.91%) WebDriver
6 60 (9.29%) Protractor
7 34 (5.26%) Maven
8 28 (4.33%) JIRA
9 26 (4.02%) Cucumber
10 25 (3.87%) Jenkins
11 14 (2.17%) Visual Studio Code
12 13 (2.01%) webpack
13 10 (1.55%) Gradle
14 9 (1.39%) JMeter
15 8 (1.24%) Visual Studio
16 7 (1.08%) Moq
17 5 (0.77%) Eclipse
18 4 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 351 (54.33%) Finance
2 349 (54.02%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 317 (49.07%) Law
4 160 (24.77%) Marketing
5 156 (24.15%) Banking
6 113 (17.49%) Investment Banking
7 56 (8.67%) Social Skills
8 42 (6.50%) Legal
9 24 (3.72%) Financial Institution
9 24 (3.72%) Private Banking
10 22 (3.41%) Games
11 18 (2.79%) Front Office
12 15 (2.32%) Publishing
13 14 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
14 8 (1.24%) Manufacturing
14 8 (1.24%) Public Sector
15 7 (1.08%) Electronics
15 7 (1.08%) Multimedia
15 7 (1.08%) Tech for Good
15 7 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 384 (59.44%) Software Engineer
2 174 (26.93%) Developer
3 137 (21.21%) Lead
4 128 (19.81%) Senior
5 125 (19.35%) Lead Software Engineer
6 107 (16.56%) Java Engineer
7 105 (16.25%) Java Software Engineer
8 89 (13.78%) Full Stack Engineer
9 88 (13.62%) Full Stack Software Engineer
10 72 (11.15%) Senior Software Engineer
11 67 (10.37%) Python Engineer
11 67 (10.37%) Python Software Engineer
12 51 (7.89%) AWS Engineer
13 47 (7.28%) AWS Software Engineer
14 42 (6.50%) UI Engineer
15 37 (5.73%) Lead Java Engineer
16 34 (5.26%) Front-End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 33 (5.11%) Senior Developer
18 22 (3.41%) QA Engineer
18 22 (3.41%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 427 (66.10%) React
2 365 (56.50%) CSS
3 303 (46.90%) HTML
4 256 (39.63%) AngularJS
5 208 (32.20%) Spring
6 205 (31.73%) Node.js
7 159 (24.61%) jQuery
8 149 (23.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 147 (22.76%) JSON
10 133 (20.59%) Hibernate
10 133 (20.59%) J2EE
11 132 (20.43%) JMS
12 129 (19.97%) .NET
13 89 (13.78%) .NET Core
14 80 (12.38%) Kafka
15 68 (10.53%) Spring Boot
16 64 (9.91%) Jest
17 60 (9.29%) Leaflet
17 60 (9.29%) OpenLayers
17 60 (9.29%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 153 (23.68%) Cloud Native
2 137 (21.21%) Algorithms
3 87 (13.47%) Data Structures
4 36 (5.57%) Public Cloud
5 30 (4.64%) Greenfield Project
6 25 (3.87%) Product Ownership
7 20 (3.10%) Market Risk
8 16 (2.48%) Mobile App
9 15 (2.32%) Distributed Applications
9 15 (2.32%) Management Information System
9 15 (2.32%) Private Cloud
10 7 (1.08%) Arduino
10 7 (1.08%) Augmented Reality
10 7 (1.08%) Credit Risk
10 7 (1.08%) IoT
10 7 (1.08%) Raspberry Pi
10 7 (1.08%) Virtual Reality
11 6 (0.93%) BBC
11 6 (0.93%) Distributed Systems
11 6 (0.93%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (2.79%) Linux
2 11 (1.70%) Android
3 8 (1.24%) Ubuntu
4 3 (0.46%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.31%) Unix
5 2 (0.31%) Windows
6 1 (0.15%) VMS
6 1 (0.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 455 (70.43%) Agile
2 416 (64.40%) Software Engineering
3 295 (45.67%) SDLC
4 291 (45.05%) CI/CD
5 258 (39.94%) Operational Stability
6 197 (30.50%) Community of Practice
7 196 (30.34%) Artificial Intelligence
8 194 (30.03%) Machine Learning
9 169 (26.16%) Full Stack Development
10 144 (22.29%) Visualisation
11 143 (22.14%) DevOps
12 134 (20.74%) Web Development
13 131 (20.28%) Microservices
14 128 (19.81%) Continuous Improvement
14 128 (19.81%) TDD
15 87 (13.47%) Test Automation
16 85 (13.16%) BDD
17 83 (12.85%) Architectural Design
18 80 (12.38%) User Experience
19 79 (12.23%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 245 (37.93%) Java
2 242 (37.46%) TypeScript
3 211 (32.66%) Python
4 183 (28.33%) SQL
5 125 (19.35%) C#
6 40 (6.19%) T-SQL
7 24 (3.72%) PHP
8 20 (3.10%) Groovy
9 8 (1.24%) C
9 8 (1.24%) C++
9 8 (1.24%) Go
10 6 (0.93%) Kotlin
11 4 (0.62%) Bash
11 4 (0.62%) Perl
11 4 (0.62%) R
11 4 (0.62%) Ruby
12 3 (0.46%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.31%) Elixir
13 2 (0.31%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.15%) Rust
Qualifications
1 63 (9.75%) SC Cleared
1 63 (9.75%) Security Cleared
2 42 (6.50%) Degree
3 19 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (0.77%) Master's Degree
5 4 (0.62%) ISEB
5 4 (0.62%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.31%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.31%) Azure Certification
6 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.15%) OCP
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.15%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (10.99%) Accessibility
2 49 (7.59%) QA
3 19 (2.94%) PMO
4 14 (2.17%) WAI
5 3 (0.46%) WCAG
System Software
1 36 (5.57%) Docker
2 7 (1.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 93 (14.40%) Kubernetes
2 18 (2.79%) Terraform
3 7 (1.08%) Ansible
4 4 (0.62%) Istio
5 2 (0.31%) Grafana
6 1 (0.15%) Progress Chef
6 1 (0.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 61 (9.44%) Oracle
2 60 (9.29%) ESRI
3 44 (6.81%) Microsoft
4 19 (2.94%) Atlassian
5 17 (2.63%) Google
6 9 (1.39%) TOWER Software
7 7 (1.08%) NVIDIA
7 7 (1.08%) SAP
8 6 (0.93%) Apple
8 6 (0.93%) Facebook
8 6 (0.93%) Sony
8 6 (0.93%) Yahoo!
9 4 (0.62%) ForgeRock
9 4 (0.62%) OpenAI
10 3 (0.46%) ServiceNow
10 3 (0.46%) Splunk
11 2 (0.31%) Black Duck
11 2 (0.31%) Xamarin
12 1 (0.15%) Dynatrace
12 1 (0.15%) Vermilion