Period
to 28 January 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 28 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 3 5 7
Rank change year-on-year +2 +2 0
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 859 1,074 933
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.88% 21.09% 16.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.94% 36.44% 28.86%
Number of salaries quoted 553 713 678
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +15.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £64,750 £65,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 2,390 2,947 3,233
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 58.09% 57.88% 58.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,544 1,950 2,197
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%

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 28 January 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 28 January 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
Glasgow +1 404 £42,500 -10.53% 114
Edinburgh +1 382 £45,000 - 98
Aberdeen -1 26 £45,000 +12.50% 7
West Lothian +7 11 £45,000 +4.65% 3
Dundee -12 8 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Fife +5 6 £45,000 +15.38% 4
South Lanarkshire +5 3 £37,500 -11.76% 2
South Ayrshire +1 3 £50,000 -
North Lanarkshire -1 3 £40,000 -
Midlothian +1 2 £43,000 +7.50% 1
Stirling -11 2 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Aberdeenshire 0 1 - -
Angus - 1 £45,000 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £34,000 - 6
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 457 (53.20%) HTML
2 451 (52.50%) CSS
3 426 (49.59%) Agile Software Development
4 325 (37.83%) C#
5 306 (35.62%) .NET
6 300 (34.92%) AngularJS
7 287 (33.41%) React
8 241 (28.06%) SQL
9 222 (25.84%) Java
10 173 (20.14%) Software Engineering
11 172 (20.02%) Azure
12 160 (18.63%) ASP.NET
13 150 (17.46%) HTML5
14 146 (17.00%) MVC
15 145 (16.88%) Node.js
16 143 (16.65%) Git (software)
17 142 (16.53%) SQL Server
17 142 (16.53%) Microservices
17 142 (16.53%) Front End Development
18 135 (15.72%) Web Development
19 131 (15.25%) DevOps
20 129 (15.02%) Python
21 127 (14.78%) jQuery
22 123 (14.32%) AWS
23 122 (14.20%) Finance
24 108 (12.57%) REST
25 99 (11.53%) TypeScript
26 97 (11.29%) TDD
27 91 (10.59%) Problem-Solving
28 89 (10.36%) MySQL

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 44 (5.12%) Elasticsearch
2 26 (3.03%) CMS
3 25 (2.91%) Tomcat
4 19 (2.21%) Umbraco
5 15 (1.75%) Apache
6 13 (1.51%) EPiServer
7 12 (1.40%) SharePoint
7 12 (1.40%) WordPress
8 8 (0.93%) IIS
9 6 (0.70%) Apache Spark
9 6 (0.70%) Drupal
10 5 (0.58%) nginx
11 4 (0.47%) GlassFish
11 4 (0.47%) JBoss
11 4 (0.47%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.35%) Joomla!
12 3 (0.35%) Oracle Workflow
12 3 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.23%) Confluence
13 2 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 6 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (0.70%) Photoshop
2 5 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.35%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.23%) Adobe XD
4 2 (0.23%) Figma
4 2 (0.23%) Sketch
5 1 (0.12%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.12%) Edge Animate
5 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 24 (2.79%) Magento
2 19 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.70%) Distributed Ledger
4 2 (0.23%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.12%) Shopify
5 1 (0.12%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 172 (20.02%) Azure
2 123 (14.32%) AWS
3 47 (5.47%) GCP
4 36 (4.19%) SaaS
5 23 (2.68%) Serverless
6 22 (2.56%) npm
7 19 (2.21%) PaaS
8 15 (1.75%) Amazon S3
8 15 (1.75%) AWS Lambda
9 13 (1.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 13 (1.51%) Amazon ECS
9 13 (1.51%) Amazon Kinesis
10 12 (1.40%) Power Platform
11 11 (1.28%) G Suite
12 9 (1.05%) Dynamics 365
13 8 (0.93%) Office 365
14 7 (0.81%) GitHub
15 6 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
16 4 (0.47%) IaaS
17 3 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.51%) HTTP
2 8 (0.93%) Internet
3 4 (0.47%) Firewall
3 4 (0.47%) SSL
4 3 (0.35%) Wireless
4 3 (0.35%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.23%) FTP
6 1 (0.12%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (16.53%) SQL Server
2 89 (10.36%) MySQL
3 40 (4.66%) Big Data
3 40 (4.66%) PostgreSQL
4 32 (3.73%) Relational Database
5 20 (2.33%) NoSQL
6 15 (1.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 14 (1.63%) MongoDB
7 14 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (1.51%) Amazon Athena
9 12 (1.40%) Power BI
10 10 (1.16%) RDBMS
10 10 (1.16%) Text Mining
11 9 (1.05%) Hadoop
11 9 (1.05%) MariaDB
12 7 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.58%) SQL Server 2016
14 4 (0.47%) Azure SQL Database
14 4 (0.47%) Oracle Database
15 3 (0.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 143 (16.65%) Git (software)
2 64 (7.45%) Jenkins
3 30 (3.49%) Selenium
4 28 (3.26%) Subversion
4 28 (3.26%) TeamCity
5 27 (3.14%) Visual Studio
6 24 (2.79%) webpack
7 15 (1.75%) JMeter
7 15 (1.75%) JUnit
8 14 (1.63%) Maven
8 14 (1.63%) PostCSS
9 13 (1.51%) Mocha
9 13 (1.51%) PhantomJS
10 12 (1.40%) Jasmine
10 12 (1.40%) JIRA
11 11 (1.28%) Gradle
11 11 (1.28%) gulp
11 11 (1.28%) NUnit
12 10 (1.16%) Cucumber
12 10 (1.16%) Grunt
General
1 122 (14.20%) Finance
2 48 (5.59%) Public Sector
3 29 (3.38%) Games
4 28 (3.26%) Banking
4 28 (3.26%) Retail
5 18 (2.10%) Marketing
6 15 (1.75%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.40%) Law
8 9 (1.05%) Financial Institution
9 8 (0.93%) Legal
10 6 (0.70%) Automotive
11 4 (0.47%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.35%) Electronics
13 2 (0.23%) Back Office
13 2 (0.23%) Billing
13 2 (0.23%) Front Office
13 2 (0.23%) Telecoms
14 1 (0.12%) Advertising
14 1 (0.12%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 567 (66.01%) Developer
2 130 (15.13%) Software Engineer
3 118 (13.74%) .NET Developer
4 101 (11.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 99 (11.53%) Senior Developer
6 84 (9.78%) Software Developer
7 71 (8.27%) JavaScript Developer
8 70 (8.15%) Java Developer
9 69 (8.03%) Web Developer
10 53 (6.17%) React Developer
11 52 (6.05%) Senior Software Engineer
12 44 (5.12%) C# Developer
13 40 (4.66%) Full Stack Developer
14 35 (4.07%) UI Developer
15 32 (3.73%) .NET Software Engineer
15 32 (3.73%) Angular Developer
16 31 (3.61%) JavaScript Engineer
17 28 (3.26%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 27 (3.14%) Junior
18 27 (3.14%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 457 (53.20%) HTML
2 451 (52.50%) CSS
3 306 (35.62%) .NET
4 300 (34.92%) AngularJS
5 287 (33.41%) React
6 160 (18.63%) ASP.NET
7 150 (17.46%) HTML5
8 145 (16.88%) Node.js
9 127 (14.78%) jQuery
10 108 (12.57%) REST
11 87 (10.13%) Web Services
12 84 (9.78%) ASP.NET MVC
12 84 (9.78%) CSS3
13 77 (8.96%) .NET Core
14 76 (8.85%) Sass
15 60 (6.98%) ASP.NET Web API
16 53 (6.17%) RESTful
17 50 (5.82%) .NET Framework
18 49 (5.70%) Vue.js
19 48 (5.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 85 (9.90%) User Experience
2 83 (9.66%) Greenfield Project
3 45 (5.24%) Mobile App
4 37 (4.31%) Enterprise Software
5 23 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (2.68%) Robotics
6 11 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (0.81%) Security Operations Centre
8 6 (0.70%) Cloud Native
9 5 (0.58%) Internet of Things
9 5 (0.58%) Management Information System
9 5 (0.58%) NHS
10 4 (0.47%) Animation
10 4 (0.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (0.47%) Private Cloud
11 3 (0.35%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.23%) Data Centre
12 2 (0.23%) Graphic Design
12 2 (0.23%) Marketing Technology
12 2 (0.23%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 72 (8.38%) Linux
2 29 (3.38%) Unix
3 23 (2.68%) Windows
4 21 (2.44%) Android
5 13 (1.51%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.70%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.12%) CentOS
8 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 426 (49.59%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (20.14%) Software Engineering
3 146 (17.00%) MVC
4 142 (16.53%) Front End Development
4 142 (16.53%) Microservices
5 135 (15.72%) Web Development
6 131 (15.25%) DevOps
7 97 (11.29%) TDD
8 91 (10.59%) Problem-Solving
9 88 (10.24%) Scrum
10 87 (10.13%) Mentoring
10 87 (10.13%) Test Automation
11 63 (7.33%) Continuous Integration
12 61 (7.10%) SDLC
13 57 (6.64%) OO
14 52 (6.05%) Analytics
15 47 (5.47%) Computer Science
16 46 (5.36%) E-Commerce
17 44 (5.12%) BDD
18 43 (5.01%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 325 (37.83%) C#
2 241 (28.06%) SQL
3 222 (25.84%) Java
4 129 (15.02%) Python
5 99 (11.53%) TypeScript
6 70 (8.15%) ES6
6 70 (8.15%) PHP
7 46 (5.36%) Java 8
8 37 (4.31%) Ruby
9 34 (3.96%) C++
10 30 (3.49%) PL/SQL
11 26 (3.03%) Scala
12 22 (2.56%) Go
13 20 (2.33%) T-SQL
14 17 (1.98%) PowerShell
15 15 (1.75%) Bash Shell
16 13 (1.51%) C
17 9 (1.05%) Perl
18 8 (0.93%) VB.NET
19 7 (0.81%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 68 (7.92%) Degree
2 28 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.47%) HND
4 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.23%) ISEB
5 2 (0.23%) PhD
5 2 (0.23%) PMP
5 2 (0.23%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.12%) CCNA
6 1 (0.12%) CCNP
6 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.12%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.12%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.12%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.38%) QA
2 1 (0.12%) GDPR
2 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 82 (9.55%) Docker
2 3 (0.35%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.35%) Firmware
3 2 (0.23%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 74 (8.61%) Kubernetes
2 40 (4.66%) Ansible
3 19 (2.21%) Terraform
4 17 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (1.86%) Kibana
6 13 (1.51%) logstash
6 13 (1.51%) Puppet
7 5 (0.58%) Rancher
8 4 (0.47%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.12%) Istio
Vendors
1 77 (8.96%) Microsoft
2 44 (5.12%) Oracle
3 38 (4.42%) Google
4 27 (3.14%) Splunk
5 19 (2.21%) Adobe
6 16 (1.86%) ServiceNow
7 14 (1.63%) Zend
8 13 (1.51%) CyberArk
8 13 (1.51%) Symantec
9 10 (1.16%) Xamarin
10 7 (0.81%) Red Hat
11 6 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.58%) Apple
13 3 (0.35%) Nintex
13 3 (0.35%) Pega
13 3 (0.35%) Sitecore
14 2 (0.23%) Canon
14 2 (0.23%) Facebook
14 2 (0.23%) Perforce
14 2 (0.23%) UiPath