Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 7 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +2
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 1,055 927 861
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 19.89% 16.69% 17.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.98% 27.75% 31.68%
Number of salaries quoted 732 661 591
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% - -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £56,250
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 3,016 3,340 2,718
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 56.85% 60.15% 55.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,998 2,214 1,706
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 £62,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +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 17 December 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 17 December 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 -1 486 £47,500 +7.95% 78
Edinburgh +4 455 £45,000 +12.50% 100
West Lothian -7 30 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Dundee 0 17 £42,500 +21.43% 5
South Ayrshire - 16 £50,000 -
Aberdeen +2 11 £42,500 +21.43% 2
Stirling +6 8 £39,774 -10.62%
Fife +1 8 £39,000 +4.00% 1
Aberdeenshire +2 3 £41,000 -
Scottish Borders -1 3 - - 1
South Lanarkshire -7 3 £42,500 +6.25% 1
East Ayrshire - 3 £50,000 -
Lanarkshire +4 2 £40,000 - 2
North Lanarkshire - 2 £40,000 -
West Dunbartonshire -2 1 - -
Highlands -3 1 - -
Midlothian - 1 £40,000 - 2
Renfrewshire - 1 - - 1
Ayrshire - 1 £27,500 -
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 581 (55.07%) HTML
2 559 (52.99%) Agile Software Development
3 480 (45.50%) CSS
4 452 (42.84%) Java
5 431 (40.85%) AngularJS
6 422 (40.00%) C#
7 378 (35.83%) SQL
8 360 (34.12%) .NET
9 284 (26.92%) MVC
10 252 (23.89%) React
11 228 (21.61%) OO
12 224 (21.23%) SQL Server
13 220 (20.85%) Software Engineering
14 217 (20.57%) HTML5
15 213 (20.19%) jQuery
16 205 (19.43%) Finance
17 204 (19.34%) Git (software)
18 200 (18.96%) Python
19 181 (17.16%) SDLC
20 173 (16.40%) Scrum
21 168 (15.92%) Front End Development
22 166 (15.73%) MySQL
23 163 (15.45%) ASP.NET
24 161 (15.26%) Web Development
25 156 (14.79%) PHP
26 152 (14.41%) Oracle
27 148 (14.03%) Degree
28 147 (13.93%) TDD
29 142 (13.46%) RESTful
30 140 (13.27%) 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 49 (4.64%) SharePoint
2 34 (3.22%) CMS
3 25 (2.37%) Apache
4 24 (2.27%) Confluence
4 24 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
4 24 (2.27%) IIS
4 24 (2.27%) Umbraco
5 22 (2.09%) Tomcat
6 20 (1.90%) WordPress
7 16 (1.52%) JBoss
8 11 (1.04%) Drupal
9 10 (0.95%) Apache Spark
10 9 (0.85%) Skype for Business
11 6 (0.57%) nginx
11 6 (0.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 5 (0.47%) EPiServer
12 5 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.28%) Apache Pig
13 3 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
13 3 (0.28%) concrete5
Applications
1 20 (1.90%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.38%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.19%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.19%) InVision
5 1 (0.095%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.095%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.095%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 37 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.71%) Magento
3 11 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.095%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.095%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.095%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.095%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 140 (13.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 81 (7.68%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (4.17%) SaaS
4 33 (3.13%) npm
5 20 (1.90%) GitHub
6 18 (1.71%) Serverless
7 13 (1.23%) Office 365
7 13 (1.23%) Slack
8 12 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
9 10 (0.95%) OpenShift
10 9 (0.85%) Azure Functions
10 9 (0.85%) Yammer
11 8 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (0.66%) PaaS
13 6 (0.57%) TestFlight
14 5 (0.47%) Yarn
15 4 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
15 4 (0.38%) Google Analytics
15 4 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.90%) Internet
2 15 (1.42%) Intranet
3 9 (0.85%) HTTP
3 9 (0.85%) Skype
4 8 (0.76%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.57%) SMS
6 4 (0.38%) DNS
6 4 (0.38%) Fibre Channel
6 4 (0.38%) Hyperconnected
6 4 (0.38%) SAN
6 4 (0.38%) SSL
7 3 (0.28%) Network Security
7 3 (0.28%) SNMP
8 2 (0.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (0.19%) NetScaler
8 2 (0.19%) VoIP
9 1 (0.095%) Firewall
9 1 (0.095%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (21.23%) SQL Server
2 166 (15.73%) MySQL
3 91 (8.63%) PostgreSQL
4 83 (7.87%) NoSQL
5 69 (6.54%) Relational Database
6 52 (4.93%) Hadoop
7 46 (4.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 38 (3.60%) Big Data
9 36 (3.41%) MongoDB
10 32 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 27 (2.56%) RDBMS
12 17 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (1.14%) Power BI
13 12 (1.14%) SQLite
14 11 (1.04%) Oracle Database
14 11 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
15 10 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
16 9 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
16 9 (0.85%) QlikView
17 8 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 204 (19.34%) Git (software)
2 84 (7.96%) Jenkins
3 57 (5.40%) JIRA
3 57 (5.40%) Maven
4 55 (5.21%) Cucumber
4 55 (5.21%) Hudson
5 49 (4.64%) Visual Studio
6 48 (4.55%) Selenium
7 47 (4.45%) webpack
8 46 (4.36%) JUnit
8 46 (4.36%) TeamCity
9 45 (4.27%) Subversion
10 29 (2.75%) Eclipse
10 29 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
11 27 (2.56%) SpecFlow
12 19 (1.80%) Bitbucket
12 19 (1.80%) Grunt
12 19 (1.80%) gulp
12 19 (1.80%) NUnit
13 18 (1.71%) SoapUI
General
1 205 (19.43%) Finance
2 40 (3.79%) Retail
3 28 (2.65%) Banking
4 24 (2.27%) Marketing
5 7 (0.66%) Games
5 7 (0.66%) Manufacturing
6 5 (0.47%) Electronics
7 4 (0.38%) Billing
7 4 (0.38%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.28%) Law
9 2 (0.19%) Advertising
9 2 (0.19%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.19%) Legal
9 2 (0.19%) Local Government
9 2 (0.19%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.095%) Automotive
10 1 (0.095%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.095%) French Language
10 1 (0.095%) Front Office
10 1 (0.095%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 707 (67.01%) Developer
2 159 (15.07%) .NET Developer
3 155 (14.69%) Software Engineer
4 137 (12.99%) Java Developer
5 132 (12.51%) Senior Developer
6 124 (11.75%) Software Developer
7 96 (9.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 80 (7.58%) C# Developer
9 79 (7.49%) JavaScript Developer
10 64 (6.07%) C# .NET Developer
11 61 (5.78%) Java Engineer
12 56 (5.31%) Web Developer
13 50 (4.74%) Lead Developer
14 49 (4.64%) Full Stack Developer
14 49 (4.64%) Java Software Engineer
15 46 (4.36%) .NET Software Developer
16 38 (3.60%) Senior Software Engineer
17 37 (3.51%) Junior
17 37 (3.51%) PHP Developer
18 34 (3.22%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 581 (55.07%) HTML
2 480 (45.50%) CSS
3 431 (40.85%) AngularJS
4 360 (34.12%) .NET
5 252 (23.89%) React
6 217 (20.57%) HTML5
7 213 (20.19%) jQuery
8 163 (15.45%) ASP.NET
9 142 (13.46%) RESTful
10 125 (11.85%) CSS3
11 121 (11.47%) Spring
12 113 (10.71%) XML
13 107 (10.14%) Node.js
14 104 (9.86%) Hibernate
15 101 (9.57%) Web Services
16 95 (9.00%) JSON
17 87 (8.25%) ASP.NET MVC
18 85 (8.06%) REST
19 81 (7.68%) Sass
20 74 (7.01%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 97 (9.19%) User Experience
2 87 (8.25%) Enterprise Software
3 83 (7.87%) Greenfield Project
4 67 (6.35%) Fintech
5 64 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
6 50 (4.74%) Mobile App
7 26 (2.46%) Management Information System
8 24 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
9 19 (1.80%) Robotics
10 17 (1.61%) Algorithms
11 9 (0.85%) Data Structures
11 9 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
11 9 (0.85%) Internet of Things
12 6 (0.57%) Driving Licence
13 5 (0.47%) Graphic Design
14 4 (0.38%) Linux Command Line
14 4 (0.38%) Smartphone
14 4 (0.38%) W3C
15 3 (0.28%) Augmented Reality
15 3 (0.28%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 69 (6.54%) Linux
2 47 (4.45%) Windows
3 24 (2.27%) Apple iOS
3 24 (2.27%) Unix
4 18 (1.71%) Android
5 9 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (0.57%) CentOS
6 6 (0.57%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.47%) Debian
7 5 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.28%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.28%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.19%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.19%) VMS
11 1 (0.095%) DC/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 559 (52.99%) Agile Software Development
2 284 (26.92%) MVC
3 228 (21.61%) OO
4 220 (20.85%) Software Engineering
5 181 (17.16%) SDLC
6 173 (16.40%) Scrum
7 168 (15.92%) Front End Development
8 161 (15.26%) Web Development
9 147 (13.93%) TDD
10 120 (11.37%) Test Automation
11 108 (10.24%) Mentoring
12 98 (9.29%) Continuous Integration
13 96 (9.10%) Problem-Solving
14 91 (8.63%) Microservices
15 89 (8.44%) Unit Testing
16 85 (8.06%) BDD
17 81 (7.68%) Computer Science
18 80 (7.58%) OOP
19 76 (7.20%) Collaborative Working
20 54 (5.12%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 452 (42.84%) Java
2 422 (40.00%) C#
3 378 (35.83%) SQL
4 200 (18.96%) Python
5 156 (14.79%) PHP
6 64 (6.07%) PL/SQL
7 51 (4.83%) TypeScript
8 50 (4.74%) Ruby
9 45 (4.27%) ES6
10 43 (4.08%) C++
11 32 (3.03%) PowerShell
12 29 (2.75%) C
13 26 (2.46%) T-SQL
14 25 (2.37%) Java 8
15 20 (1.90%) Perl
16 19 (1.80%) VB.NET
17 12 (1.14%) Bash Shell
17 12 (1.14%) ES7
17 12 (1.14%) Shell Script
18 10 (0.95%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 148 (14.03%) Degree
2 42 (3.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (0.47%) ISTQB
4 5 (0.47%) Master's Degree
5 4 (0.38%) ISEB
6 3 (0.28%) HND
6 3 (0.28%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.28%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.19%) PhD
8 1 (0.095%) MCP
8 1 (0.095%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.095%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (3.13%) QA
2 3 (0.28%) GDPR
2 3 (0.28%) SLA
3 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.19%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.095%) PMO
4 1 (0.095%) WCAG
System Software
1 99 (9.38%) Docker
2 25 (2.37%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.38%) Firmware
3 4 (0.38%) NFS
3 4 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.38%) vSphere
4 3 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.19%) OpenIDM
6 1 (0.095%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.095%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.095%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 77 (7.30%) Ansible
2 58 (5.50%) Puppet
3 31 (2.94%) Kubernetes
4 13 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (0.76%) Terraform
6 5 (0.47%) vCenter Server
7 4 (0.38%) Salt
7 4 (0.38%) vMotion
8 3 (0.28%) Mesos
8 3 (0.28%) Oozie
8 3 (0.28%) PowerCLI
9 2 (0.19%) Grafana
9 2 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Management
9 2 (0.19%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.19%) Sysdig
10 1 (0.095%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.095%) Consul
10 1 (0.095%) Marathon
10 1 (0.095%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 152 (14.41%) Oracle
2 131 (12.42%) Microsoft
3 40 (3.79%) Xamarin
4 21 (1.99%) Red Hat
5 19 (1.80%) Zend
6 13 (1.23%) Atlassian
7 11 (1.04%) Adobe
7 11 (1.04%) ServiceNow
7 11 (1.04%) Tableau
8 8 (0.76%) Cognos
8 8 (0.76%) Google
9 7 (0.66%) HP
10 6 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (0.57%) Sybase
11 5 (0.47%) Splunk
12 4 (0.38%) Dell
12 4 (0.38%) SAP
12 4 (0.38%) VMware
13 3 (0.28%) Infragistics
13 3 (0.28%) Telerik