Period
to 21 February 2019

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 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 7 7
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 1,130 923 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 21.69% 16.29% 16.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.99% 28.38% 28.16%
Number of salaries quoted 724 677 494
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.80% +0.63% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,750 £28,715
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 3,055 3,252 2,663
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 58.65% 57.41% 57.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2,014 2,240 1,661
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,700
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £58,750
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 21 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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 +3 511 £46,500 +3.33% 83
Edinburgh +3 473 £45,000 +12.50% 82
West Lothian -4 39 £42,750 +0.59% 4
Dundee 0 19 £35,750 +1.42% 7
South Ayrshire - 17 £50,000 -
Aberdeen +4 15 £40,000 +5.26% 7
Aberdeenshire +3 13 £41,000 -
Fife +3 11 £39,000 -2.50% 3
Stirling +9 6 £33,750 +3.85% 2
East Ayrshire - 5 £50,000 - 2
Lanarkshire +5 2 £40,000 -
South Lanarkshire -9 2 £42,500 +3.03%
North Lanarkshire - 2 £40,000 -
Dumfries and Galloway - 2 £60,000 -
Midlothian -2 1 £40,000 +23.08%
Scottish Borders -3 1 - -
Highlands -6 1 - -
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 2019, 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.

1 626 (55.40%) HTML
2 585 (51.77%) Agile Software Development
3 535 (47.35%) CSS
4 472 (41.77%) Java
5 423 (37.43%) C#
6 410 (36.28%) AngularJS
7 364 (32.21%) SQL
8 353 (31.24%) .NET
9 303 (26.81%) MVC
10 261 (23.10%) Software Engineering
11 240 (21.24%) React
12 238 (21.06%) Git (software)
13 235 (20.80%) OO
14 230 (20.35%) SQL Server
15 224 (19.82%) HTML5
16 203 (17.96%) Python
17 200 (17.70%) jQuery
18 194 (17.17%) PHP
19 183 (16.19%) MySQL
20 182 (16.11%) Web Development
21 181 (16.02%) Finance
22 177 (15.66%) Scrum
23 176 (15.58%) Degree
24 164 (14.51%) Front End Development
25 159 (14.07%) ASP.NET
26 146 (12.92%) Test Automation
26 146 (12.92%) CSS3
27 141 (12.48%) TDD
28 139 (12.30%) Problem-Solving
29 137 (12.12%) SDLC

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 41 (3.63%) CMS
2 39 (3.45%) Apache
3 34 (3.01%) IIS
4 31 (2.74%) SharePoint
5 26 (2.30%) Confluence
6 24 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
7 23 (2.04%) Umbraco
7 23 (2.04%) WordPress
8 19 (1.68%) Tomcat
9 17 (1.50%) JBoss
10 16 (1.42%) nginx
11 12 (1.06%) lighttpd
12 11 (0.97%) Drupal
13 6 (0.53%) EPiServer
13 6 (0.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 6 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.35%) Apache Spark
14 4 (0.35%) Marvel
14 4 (0.35%) WebLogic
15 3 (0.27%) Documentum
Applications
1 13 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
2 12 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.71%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.35%) InVision
5 3 (0.27%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.18%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.18%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.088%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.088%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 28 (2.48%) Magento
2 24 (2.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (1.86%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.18%) Infor CRM
6 1 (0.088%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.088%) HFM
6 1 (0.088%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.088%) Shopify
6 1 (0.088%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 131 (11.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 93 (8.23%) Amazon AWS
3 43 (3.81%) SaaS
4 33 (2.92%) npm
5 29 (2.57%) Dynamics 365
6 17 (1.50%) Serverless
7 14 (1.24%) GitHub
7 14 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
8 13 (1.15%) G Suite
9 11 (0.97%) Slack
10 10 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (0.80%) PaaS
12 8 (0.71%) OpenShift
13 7 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
13 7 (0.62%) Office 365
14 6 (0.53%) TestFlight
15 5 (0.44%) Google Analytics
16 4 (0.35%) Datadog
17 2 (0.18%) Apigee
17 2 (0.18%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (0.97%) TCP/IP
2 10 (0.88%) DNS
3 8 (0.71%) HTTP
4 7 (0.62%) Internet
5 4 (0.35%) SSL
6 3 (0.27%) DHCP
6 3 (0.27%) Intranet
6 3 (0.27%) Network Security
7 2 (0.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (0.18%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.18%) VoIP
8 1 (0.088%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.088%) Hyperconnected
8 1 (0.088%) SAN
8 1 (0.088%) SMS
8 1 (0.088%) SNMP
8 1 (0.088%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (20.35%) SQL Server
2 183 (16.19%) MySQL
3 84 (7.43%) Relational Database
4 79 (6.99%) PostgreSQL
5 69 (6.11%) NoSQL
6 57 (5.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 45 (3.98%) Big Data
8 44 (3.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 41 (3.63%) MongoDB
10 40 (3.54%) Hadoop
11 30 (2.65%) RDBMS
12 16 (1.42%) Power BI
13 14 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
14 11 (0.97%) Oracle BI EE
14 11 (0.97%) Oracle BI Publisher
14 11 (0.97%) Oracle Discoverer
14 11 (0.97%) Oracle OWB
15 9 (0.80%) MariaDB
15 9 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
15 9 (0.80%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 238 (21.06%) Git (software)
2 91 (8.05%) Jenkins
3 70 (6.19%) Cucumber
4 59 (5.22%) JIRA
4 59 (5.22%) Subversion
5 58 (5.13%) Hudson
6 56 (4.96%) TeamCity
7 55 (4.87%) Selenium
7 55 (4.87%) Visual Studio
8 47 (4.16%) webpack
9 40 (3.54%) Maven
10 39 (3.45%) JUnit
11 31 (2.74%) SpecFlow
12 28 (2.48%) Eclipse
13 25 (2.21%) gulp
13 25 (2.21%) NUnit
14 23 (2.04%) Grunt
14 23 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
15 20 (1.77%) IntelliJ
16 18 (1.59%) Protractor
General
1 181 (16.02%) Finance
2 44 (3.89%) Retail
3 26 (2.30%) Banking
4 21 (1.86%) Marketing
5 13 (1.15%) Games
6 6 (0.53%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.35%) Electronics
7 4 (0.35%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.18%) Law
8 2 (0.18%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.18%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.088%) Advertising
9 1 (0.088%) Automotive
9 1 (0.088%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.088%) Legal
9 1 (0.088%) Military
9 1 (0.088%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 748 (66.19%) Developer
2 192 (16.99%) Software Engineer
3 162 (14.34%) Software Developer
4 148 (13.10%) .NET Developer
5 134 (11.86%) Java Developer
6 115 (10.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 99 (8.76%) Senior Developer
8 88 (7.79%) JavaScript Developer
9 78 (6.90%) C# Developer
10 68 (6.02%) Web Developer
11 67 (5.93%) C# .NET Developer
12 59 (5.22%) Java Engineer
13 57 (5.04%) PHP Developer
14 53 (4.69%) Full Stack Developer
14 53 (4.69%) Java Software Engineer
15 51 (4.51%) .NET Software Developer
16 49 (4.34%) Senior Software Engineer
17 47 (4.16%) Junior
18 43 (3.81%) C# Software Developer
19 42 (3.72%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 626 (55.40%) HTML
2 535 (47.35%) CSS
3 410 (36.28%) AngularJS
4 353 (31.24%) .NET
5 240 (21.24%) React
6 224 (19.82%) HTML5
7 200 (17.70%) jQuery
8 159 (14.07%) ASP.NET
9 146 (12.92%) CSS3
10 125 (11.06%) RESTful
11 123 (10.88%) Node.js
12 119 (10.53%) JSON
13 115 (10.18%) XML
14 104 (9.20%) Web Services
15 96 (8.50%) Sass
16 94 (8.32%) Spring
17 89 (7.88%) ASP.NET MVC
18 84 (7.43%) Hibernate
18 84 (7.43%) REST
19 78 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 124 (10.97%) User Experience
2 86 (7.61%) Greenfield Project
3 77 (6.81%) Mobile App
4 74 (6.55%) Enterprise Software
5 65 (5.75%) Fintech
6 61 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
7 34 (3.01%) Self-Motivation
8 27 (2.39%) Management Information System
9 26 (2.30%) Robotics
10 16 (1.42%) Algorithms
11 11 (0.97%) PMI
12 9 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
13 8 (0.71%) Video\Live Streaming
14 5 (0.44%) Data Structures
14 5 (0.44%) Embedded Systems
15 4 (0.35%) Augmented Reality
15 4 (0.35%) EPoS
15 4 (0.35%) Graphic Design
15 4 (0.35%) Virtual Team
16 3 (0.27%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 85 (7.52%) Linux
2 56 (4.96%) Windows
3 37 (3.27%) Apple iOS
4 28 (2.48%) Android
5 26 (2.30%) Unix
6 9 (0.80%) CentOS
6 9 (0.80%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.35%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.27%) Debian
8 3 (0.27%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.088%) DC/OS
10 1 (0.088%) SmartOS
10 1 (0.088%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 585 (51.77%) Agile Software Development
2 303 (26.81%) MVC
3 261 (23.10%) Software Engineering
4 235 (20.80%) OO
5 182 (16.11%) Web Development
6 177 (15.66%) Scrum
7 164 (14.51%) Front End Development
8 146 (12.92%) Test Automation
9 141 (12.48%) TDD
10 139 (12.30%) Problem-Solving
11 137 (12.12%) SDLC
12 106 (9.38%) Computer Science
13 98 (8.67%) BDD
14 97 (8.58%) Continuous Integration
15 95 (8.41%) Mentoring
16 93 (8.23%) Microservices
17 83 (7.35%) Unit Testing
18 69 (6.11%) OOP
19 58 (5.13%) Collaborative Working
20 57 (5.04%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 472 (41.77%) Java
2 423 (37.43%) C#
3 364 (32.21%) SQL
4 203 (17.96%) Python
5 194 (17.17%) PHP
6 76 (6.73%) PL/SQL
7 70 (6.19%) C++
8 55 (4.87%) TypeScript
9 49 (4.34%) ES6
10 40 (3.54%) PowerShell
11 38 (3.36%) Ruby
12 35 (3.10%) C
13 29 (2.57%) T-SQL
14 23 (2.04%) Java 8
14 23 (2.04%) Perl
14 23 (2.04%) VB.NET
15 20 (1.77%) Shell Script
16 14 (1.24%) Bash Shell
16 14 (1.24%) PHP 7
16 14 (1.24%) X++
Qualifications
1 176 (15.58%) Degree
2 43 (3.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (1.06%) HND
4 11 (0.97%) PMI Certification
5 8 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.53%) Security Cleared
7 5 (0.44%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.18%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.18%) PhD
9 1 (0.088%) ISEB
9 1 (0.088%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.088%) MCP
9 1 (0.088%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.10%) QA
2 6 (0.53%) SLA
3 3 (0.27%) GDPR
3 3 (0.27%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.088%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.088%) WCAG
System Software
1 88 (7.79%) Docker
2 39 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.18%) OpenIDM
4 1 (0.088%) Firmware
4 1 (0.088%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.088%) NFS
4 1 (0.088%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.088%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 60 (5.31%) Ansible
2 38 (3.36%) Puppet
3 29 (2.57%) Kubernetes
4 11 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 7 (0.62%) Terraform
6 4 (0.35%) Consul
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Management
7 2 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.18%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.088%) Grafana
8 1 (0.088%) Graphite
8 1 (0.088%) Marathon
8 1 (0.088%) Mesos
8 1 (0.088%) SCCM
8 1 (0.088%) vMotion
Vendors
1 135 (11.95%) Microsoft
1 135 (11.95%) Oracle
2 48 (4.25%) Xamarin
3 25 (2.21%) Zend
4 20 (1.77%) Google
5 17 (1.50%) ServiceNow
6 16 (1.42%) Adobe
6 16 (1.42%) Red Hat
7 9 (0.80%) Atlassian
8 8 (0.71%) HP
8 8 (0.71%) Splunk
9 7 (0.62%) Tableau
10 6 (0.53%) Canon
11 5 (0.44%) Cognos
11 5 (0.44%) DevExpress
11 5 (0.44%) Infragistics
11 5 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.27%) Laserfiche
12 3 (0.27%) Telerik
12 3 (0.27%) Twitter