Period
to 2 April 2020

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 2 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 3 4 8
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4 0
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 868 1,100 910
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 22.33% 21.08% 15.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.05% 36.20% 28.54%
Number of salaries quoted 595 719 680
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.43% +3.75%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,250 £28,725
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,600
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%

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 2,281 3,039 3,188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 58.68% 58.23% 55.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,485 2,019 2,231
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,250 £29,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.00% +5.26%

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 2 April 2020.

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 2 April 2020. 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
Edinburgh +2 396 £47,500 +5.56% 55
Glasgow +1 383 £42,500 -5.56% 36
Aberdeen 0 31 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Dundee -9 15 £52,500 +50.00% 6
West Lothian +4 11 £44,000 +3.53%
Fife +2 8 £40,000 -14.89% 1
South Lanarkshire +7 4 £35,000 -
North Lanarkshire -8 4 £40,000 -
Aberdeenshire +2 3 £40,000 -2.44%
South Ayrshire 0 2 £37,500 -25.00%
Stirling -11 2 £35,000 -10.26% 3
Ayrshire - 2 £41,250 -
Midlothian - 2 £43,000 -
Dumfries and Galloway +3 1 £45,000 -25.00%
Perth and Kinross - 1 £52,500 - 1
Renfrewshire - 1 £34,000 - 3
East Lothian - 1 £35,000 -
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 2 April 2020, 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.

1 440 (50.69%) HTML
2 434 (50.00%) CSS
3 419 (48.27%) Agile Software Development
4 352 (40.55%) C#
5 306 (35.25%) .NET
5 306 (35.25%) AngularJS
6 284 (32.72%) React
7 262 (30.18%) SQL
8 224 (25.81%) Java
9 189 (21.77%) Azure
10 187 (21.54%) Software Engineering
11 166 (19.12%) ASP.NET
12 158 (18.20%) MVC
13 156 (17.97%) SQL Server
14 151 (17.40%) Git (software)
15 147 (16.94%) Node.js
16 143 (16.47%) HTML5
17 135 (15.55%) Microservices
18 129 (14.86%) Front End Development
19 126 (14.52%) AWS
20 125 (14.40%) Finance
21 123 (14.17%) Web Development
22 122 (14.06%) Python
23 121 (13.94%) TDD
24 120 (13.82%) DevOps
25 113 (13.02%) REST
25 113 (13.02%) TypeScript
26 110 (12.67%) Test Automation
27 108 (12.44%) Docker
28 104 (11.98%) User Experience

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 47 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
2 31 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 29 (3.34%) CMS
4 19 (2.19%) Umbraco
5 16 (1.84%) SharePoint
6 14 (1.61%) EPiServer
7 13 (1.50%) Apache Spark
8 12 (1.38%) WordPress
9 8 (0.92%) Apache
9 8 (0.92%) Drupal
9 8 (0.92%) JBoss
10 6 (0.69%) Mule
11 5 (0.58%) ArcGIS
11 5 (0.58%) nginx
12 3 (0.35%) Cloud Foundry
12 3 (0.35%) IIS
12 3 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.23%) GlassFish
13 2 (0.23%) Joomla!
13 2 (0.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 9 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.46%) InfoPath
3 2 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.12%) Adobe XD
4 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.12%) Figma
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.12%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 25 (2.88%) Magento
2 7 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.69%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.12%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.12%) Shopify
4 1 (0.12%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 189 (21.77%) Azure
2 126 (14.52%) AWS
3 37 (4.26%) GCP
4 36 (4.15%) SaaS
5 26 (3.00%) Serverless
6 22 (2.53%) PaaS
7 19 (2.19%) npm
8 16 (1.84%) AWS Lambda
9 15 (1.73%) Amazon S3
9 15 (1.73%) G Suite
10 13 (1.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 13 (1.50%) Amazon ECS
10 13 (1.50%) Amazon Kinesis
11 12 (1.38%) Office 365
12 9 (1.04%) Power Platform
13 6 (0.69%) GitHub
14 5 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
15 4 (0.46%) PowerApps
15 4 (0.46%) ShareGate
16 3 (0.35%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.61%) HTTP
2 3 (0.35%) Wireless
3 2 (0.23%) HTTPS
3 2 (0.23%) Internet
3 2 (0.23%) SSL
3 2 (0.23%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (17.97%) SQL Server
2 82 (9.45%) MySQL
3 36 (4.15%) NoSQL
3 36 (4.15%) Relational Database
4 35 (4.03%) PostgreSQL
5 29 (3.34%) Big Data
6 16 (1.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 16 (1.84%) Hadoop
6 16 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (1.73%) MongoDB
8 14 (1.61%) MariaDB
8 14 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (1.50%) Amazon Athena
10 9 (1.04%) Power BI
10 9 (1.04%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.69%) GIS
12 5 (0.58%) Azure SQL Database
12 5 (0.58%) SQL Server 2016
12 5 (0.58%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 151 (17.40%) Git (software)
2 44 (5.07%) Selenium
3 40 (4.61%) Jenkins
4 33 (3.80%) JUnit
4 33 (3.80%) Subversion
5 29 (3.34%) webpack
6 27 (3.11%) Visual Studio
7 26 (3.00%) Maven
8 21 (2.42%) PostCSS
9 18 (2.07%) TeamCity
10 14 (1.61%) JIRA
10 14 (1.61%) JMeter
10 14 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (1.50%) Cucumber
11 13 (1.50%) Gerrit
11 13 (1.50%) Gradle
12 12 (1.38%) Ant
13 10 (1.15%) Eclipse
13 10 (1.15%) GitLab
14 9 (1.04%) PHPUnit
General
1 125 (14.40%) Finance
2 41 (4.72%) Public Sector
3 38 (4.38%) Banking
4 28 (3.23%) Retail
5 25 (2.88%) Games
6 14 (1.61%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.50%) Marketing
8 11 (1.27%) Legal
9 5 (0.58%) Automotive
9 5 (0.58%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.46%) Back Office
10 4 (0.46%) Law
10 4 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.35%) Billing
11 3 (0.35%) Front Office
12 1 (0.12%) Advertising
12 1 (0.12%) Electronics
12 1 (0.12%) Publishing
12 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 584 (67.28%) Developer
2 128 (14.75%) Software Engineer
3 121 (13.94%) .NET Developer
4 114 (13.13%) Software Developer
5 100 (11.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 90 (10.37%) Senior Developer
7 79 (9.10%) JavaScript Developer
8 63 (7.26%) Java Developer
9 58 (6.68%) Full Stack Developer
10 53 (6.11%) React Developer
11 50 (5.76%) Web Developer
12 41 (4.72%) Senior Software Engineer
13 39 (4.49%) UI Developer
14 34 (3.92%) PHP Developer
15 32 (3.69%) C# Developer
16 30 (3.46%) .NET Software Engineer
17 28 (3.23%) Angular Developer
17 28 (3.23%) Junior
18 26 (3.00%) JavaScript Engineer
19 25 (2.88%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 440 (50.69%) HTML
2 434 (50.00%) CSS
3 306 (35.25%) .NET
3 306 (35.25%) AngularJS
4 284 (32.72%) React
5 166 (19.12%) ASP.NET
6 147 (16.94%) Node.js
7 143 (16.47%) HTML5
8 113 (13.02%) REST
9 104 (11.98%) jQuery
10 86 (9.91%) Web Services
11 85 (9.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 85 (9.79%) CSS3
12 76 (8.76%) .NET Core
12 76 (8.76%) Sass
13 69 (7.95%) RESTful
14 57 (6.57%) ASP.NET Web API
15 55 (6.34%) .NET Framework
16 53 (6.11%) Vue.js
17 45 (5.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 104 (11.98%) User Experience
2 84 (9.68%) Greenfield Project
3 40 (4.61%) Mobile App
4 37 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
5 32 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (1.50%) Self-Motivation
7 8 (0.92%) Robotics
8 6 (0.69%) Cloud Native
8 6 (0.69%) NHS
9 5 (0.58%) Digital Media
10 4 (0.46%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.46%) Security Operations Centre
11 3 (0.35%) e-Learning
11 3 (0.35%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.23%) Animation
12 2 (0.23%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.23%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.23%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.23%) Smart Home
12 2 (0.23%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 62 (7.14%) Linux
2 36 (4.15%) Windows
3 22 (2.53%) Windows Server
4 19 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (2.19%) Windows Server 2016
5 18 (2.07%) Unix
6 16 (1.84%) Android
7 11 (1.27%) Apple iOS
8 9 (1.04%) CentOS
8 9 (1.04%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.12%) Debian
9 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 419 (48.27%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (21.54%) Software Engineering
3 158 (18.20%) MVC
4 135 (15.55%) Microservices
5 129 (14.86%) Front End Development
6 123 (14.17%) Web Development
7 121 (13.94%) TDD
8 120 (13.82%) DevOps
9 110 (12.67%) Test Automation
10 94 (10.83%) Scrum
11 77 (8.87%) Mentoring
12 76 (8.76%) Problem-Solving
13 72 (8.29%) OO
14 63 (7.26%) Analytics
15 60 (6.91%) Continuous Integration
16 56 (6.45%) Computer Science
17 55 (6.34%) Unit Testing
18 53 (6.11%) BDD
18 53 (6.11%) SDLC
19 42 (4.84%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 352 (40.55%) C#
2 262 (30.18%) SQL
3 224 (25.81%) Java
4 122 (14.06%) Python
5 113 (13.02%) TypeScript
6 86 (9.91%) PHP
7 74 (8.53%) ES6
8 44 (5.07%) Ruby
9 28 (3.23%) C++
9 28 (3.23%) Scala
10 27 (3.11%) Java 8
11 21 (2.42%) PL/SQL
11 21 (2.42%) T-SQL
12 13 (1.50%) C
12 13 (1.50%) PowerShell
13 10 (1.15%) Go
13 10 (1.15%) Perl
14 9 (1.04%) Kotlin
15 8 (0.92%) Apple Swift
15 8 (0.92%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 81 (9.33%) Degree
2 34 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.35%) ISTQB
3 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.23%) HND
4 2 (0.23%) ISEB
4 2 (0.23%) PhD
4 2 (0.23%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.12%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.12%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.03%) QA
2 2 (0.23%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.23%) SLA
3 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 108 (12.44%) Docker
2 4 (0.46%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.35%) Firmware
3 3 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.23%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 83 (9.56%) Kubernetes
2 17 (1.96%) Ansible
3 16 (1.84%) Kibana
4 13 (1.50%) logstash
5 11 (1.27%) Terraform
6 5 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.58%) Rancher
7 4 (0.46%) Puppet
8 3 (0.35%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 89 (10.25%) Microsoft
2 36 (4.15%) Oracle
3 33 (3.80%) Google
4 21 (2.42%) Splunk
5 9 (1.04%) Adobe
5 9 (1.04%) Zend
6 8 (0.92%) VMware
6 8 (0.92%) Xamarin
7 6 (0.69%) ServiceNow
8 4 (0.46%) CyberArk
8 4 (0.46%) ESRI
8 4 (0.46%) Nintex
8 4 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.46%) Symantec
9 3 (0.35%) Apple
9 3 (0.35%) Juniper
9 3 (0.35%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.23%) Facebook
10 2 (0.23%) IBM
10 2 (0.23%) Perforce