Period
to 14 October 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 14 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 6 7
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 991 924 940
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 20.45% 17.30% 17.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.70% 30.45% 27.61%
Number of salaries quoted 622 653 654
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £46,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% +16.25% -
10th Percentile £31,400 £31,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £57,500
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 2,856 3,034 3,404
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 58.94% 56.82% 62.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,790 2,052 2,179
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 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%

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 14 October 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 14 October 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
Edinburgh +2 455 £43,500 -3.33% 93
Glasgow +2 442 £45,000 -5.26% 100
Aberdeen +4 26 £44,000 +3.53% 15
Dundee -4 17 £38,000 -7.88% 2
West Lothian +1 12 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Fife -1 11 £50,000 +9.29% 2
South Lanarkshire +5 5 £37,500 -11.76%
North Lanarkshire - 4 £52,500 -
Stirling -3 2 £42,500 +6.85% 2
South Ayrshire - 2 £50,000 -
Aberdeenshire -1 1 - -
Lanarkshire -1 1 £35,000 -17.65%
Midlothian -3 1 £35,000 -6.67%
Angus - 1 £45,000 -
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 14 October 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.

1 510 (51.46%) HTML
2 483 (48.74%) CSS
3 474 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
4 341 (34.41%) AngularJS
5 314 (31.69%) C#
6 312 (31.48%) React
7 310 (31.28%) Java
8 292 (29.47%) .NET
9 261 (26.34%) SQL
10 229 (23.11%) Software Engineering
11 217 (21.90%) Git (software)
12 191 (19.27%) Azure
13 182 (18.37%) Node.js
14 180 (18.16%) jQuery
15 176 (17.76%) Python
16 174 (17.56%) MVC
17 172 (17.36%) TDD
18 170 (17.15%) DevOps
19 167 (16.85%) Finance
20 160 (16.15%) Problem-Solving
21 158 (15.94%) HTML5
22 156 (15.74%) Front End Development
23 151 (15.24%) SQL Server
24 146 (14.73%) ASP.NET
25 145 (14.63%) Mentoring
26 143 (14.43%) Linux
26 143 (14.43%) Test Automation
27 133 (13.42%) Web Development
28 128 (12.92%) AWS
29 126 (12.71%) Microservices

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 37 (3.73%) Tomcat
2 30 (3.03%) Apache
3 19 (1.92%) Umbraco
4 15 (1.51%) nginx
5 13 (1.31%) CMS
5 13 (1.31%) Confluence
5 13 (1.31%) JBoss
6 10 (1.01%) Jetty
6 10 (1.01%) SharePoint
6 10 (1.01%) WebSphere
6 10 (1.01%) WordPress
7 9 (0.91%) WebLogic
8 8 (0.81%) Apache Spark
8 8 (0.81%) IIS
9 7 (0.71%) Drupal
9 7 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (0.61%) lighttpd
11 5 (0.50%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 13 (1.31%) Adobe Illustrator
2 12 (1.21%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (0.30%) Adobe XD
5 3 (0.30%) Figma
5 3 (0.30%) Sketch
6 2 (0.20%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.20%) InDesign
7 1 (0.10%) Edge Animate
7 1 (0.10%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.10%) Lectora
7 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (2.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.61%) Magento
3 6 (0.61%) Distributed Ledger
4 4 (0.40%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.10%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.10%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.10%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 191 (19.27%) Azure
2 128 (12.92%) AWS
3 67 (6.76%) GCP
4 42 (4.24%) SaaS
5 25 (2.52%) GitHub
6 18 (1.82%) IaaS
7 17 (1.72%) npm
8 16 (1.61%) Azure Stack
8 16 (1.61%) IBM Cloud
9 15 (1.51%) G Suite
10 12 (1.21%) Dynamics 365
10 12 (1.21%) Power Platform
11 11 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
11 11 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
12 9 (0.91%) Serverless
13 8 (0.81%) Trello
14 7 (0.71%) Amazon ECS
15 5 (0.50%) Office 365
15 5 (0.50%) Sauce Labs
16 3 (0.30%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 35 (3.53%) Internet
2 27 (2.72%) HTTP
3 10 (1.01%) Firewall
4 6 (0.61%) Broadband
5 5 (0.50%) 2G
5 5 (0.50%) 3G
5 5 (0.50%) 4G
5 5 (0.50%) 5G
5 5 (0.50%) Intranet
5 5 (0.50%) OpenFlow
5 5 (0.50%) Software-Defined Networking
6 3 (0.30%) Network Security
6 3 (0.30%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.20%) FTP
7 2 (0.20%) SSL
8 1 (0.10%) DHCP
8 1 (0.10%) DNS
8 1 (0.10%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (15.24%) SQL Server
2 120 (12.11%) MySQL
3 59 (5.95%) Big Data
4 52 (5.25%) PostgreSQL
5 45 (4.54%) Relational Database
6 33 (3.33%) NoSQL
7 27 (2.72%) MariaDB
7 27 (2.72%) MongoDB
8 20 (2.02%) RDBMS
9 12 (1.21%) Power BI
9 12 (1.21%) Text Mining
10 10 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (0.81%) Hadoop
12 7 (0.71%) Oracle Database
13 6 (0.61%) Redis
14 5 (0.50%) GIS
15 4 (0.40%) Cosmos DB
16 2 (0.20%) Blockchain
16 2 (0.20%) Mixpanel
16 2 (0.20%) Riak
Development Applications
1 217 (21.90%) Git (software)
2 113 (11.40%) Jenkins
3 66 (6.66%) Selenium
4 44 (4.44%) Subversion
4 44 (4.44%) TeamCity
5 34 (3.43%) JIRA
5 34 (3.43%) webpack
6 32 (3.23%) JUnit
7 24 (2.42%) JMeter
8 23 (2.32%) Mocha
9 22 (2.22%) WebDriver
10 19 (1.92%) Cucumber
10 19 (1.92%) PhantomJS
10 19 (1.92%) Visual Studio
11 18 (1.82%) gulp
11 18 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (1.41%) NUnit
12 14 (1.41%) SoapUI
13 11 (1.11%) Grunt
13 11 (1.11%) SonarQube
General
1 167 (16.85%) Finance
2 43 (4.34%) Banking
3 42 (4.24%) Public Sector
4 41 (4.14%) Retail
5 23 (2.32%) Marketing
6 16 (1.61%) Manufacturing
7 15 (1.51%) Financial Institution
8 14 (1.41%) Games
9 12 (1.21%) Law
9 12 (1.21%) Legal
10 9 (0.91%) Multimedia
11 8 (0.81%) Electronics
11 8 (0.81%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.30%) Automotive
13 2 (0.20%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.10%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.10%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 600 (60.54%) Developer
2 152 (15.34%) Software Engineer
3 135 (13.62%) Senior Developer
4 105 (10.60%) .NET Developer
5 102 (10.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 76 (7.67%) Java Developer
7 73 (7.37%) Software Developer
8 60 (6.05%) Web Developer
9 54 (5.45%) C# Developer
9 54 (5.45%) Senior Software Engineer
10 53 (5.35%) JavaScript Developer
11 43 (4.34%) DevOps Engineer
11 43 (4.34%) React Developer
12 39 (3.94%) JavaScript Engineer
12 39 (3.94%) PHP Developer
13 33 (3.33%) Full Stack Developer
14 31 (3.13%) C# .NET Developer
14 31 (3.13%) Java Engineer
15 30 (3.03%) .NET Software Engineer
16 28 (2.83%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 510 (51.46%) HTML
2 483 (48.74%) CSS
3 341 (34.41%) AngularJS
4 312 (31.48%) React
5 292 (29.47%) .NET
6 182 (18.37%) Node.js
7 180 (18.16%) jQuery
8 158 (15.94%) HTML5
9 146 (14.73%) ASP.NET
10 104 (10.49%) Web Services
11 100 (10.09%) CSS3
12 98 (9.89%) REST
13 92 (9.28%) RESTful
14 80 (8.07%) .NET Core
15 78 (7.87%) ASP.NET MVC
16 68 (6.86%) Sass
17 65 (6.56%) XML
18 64 (6.46%) .NET Framework
19 61 (6.16%) Spring
20 55 (5.55%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 113 (11.40%) User Experience
2 84 (8.48%) Greenfield Project
3 53 (5.35%) Mobile App
4 52 (5.25%) Enterprise Software
5 29 (2.93%) Robotics
6 24 (2.42%) Internet of Things
7 21 (2.12%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (1.92%) Public Cloud
9 17 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
10 14 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
11 12 (1.21%) Cloud Native
12 11 (1.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 11 (1.11%) Smartphone
13 6 (0.61%) Cyberthreat
13 6 (0.61%) Management Information System
13 6 (0.61%) Social Media
13 6 (0.61%) Tandem
14 4 (0.40%) Blog
14 4 (0.40%) Life Science
14 4 (0.40%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 143 (14.43%) Linux
2 52 (5.25%) Unix
3 46 (4.64%) Windows
4 33 (3.33%) Android
5 31 (3.13%) Apple iOS
6 12 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (1.11%) CentOS
7 11 (1.11%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.40%) Debian
8 4 (0.40%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 474 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 229 (23.11%) Software Engineering
3 174 (17.56%) MVC
4 172 (17.36%) TDD
5 170 (17.15%) DevOps
6 160 (16.15%) Problem-Solving
7 156 (15.74%) Front End Development
8 145 (14.63%) Mentoring
9 143 (14.43%) Test Automation
10 133 (13.42%) Web Development
11 126 (12.71%) Microservices
12 115 (11.60%) Scrum
13 109 (11.00%) OO
14 94 (9.49%) SDLC
15 89 (8.98%) Fintech
16 83 (8.38%) Continuous Integration
17 75 (7.57%) BDD
18 72 (7.27%) Computer Science
19 66 (6.66%) Artificial Intelligence
20 62 (6.26%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 314 (31.69%) C#
2 310 (31.28%) Java
3 261 (26.34%) SQL
4 176 (17.76%) Python
5 106 (10.70%) TypeScript
6 87 (8.78%) PHP
7 75 (7.57%) Ruby
8 58 (5.85%) C++
9 50 (5.05%) ES6
10 47 (4.74%) Java 8
11 46 (4.64%) PL/SQL
12 40 (4.04%) Bash Shell
13 28 (2.83%) Scala
14 26 (2.62%) Groovy
14 26 (2.62%) PowerShell
15 25 (2.52%) Go
15 25 (2.52%) T-SQL
16 17 (1.72%) C
17 13 (1.31%) Perl
18 10 (1.01%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 100 (10.09%) Degree
2 33 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (1.11%) PhD
5 8 (0.81%) HND
5 8 (0.81%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.30%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.20%) PMP
8 1 (0.10%) CCNA
8 1 (0.10%) CCNP
8 1 (0.10%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.10%) MCAD
8 1 (0.10%) MCSD
8 1 (0.10%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.44%) QA
2 3 (0.30%) SLA
3 2 (0.20%) GDPR
4 1 (0.10%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 84 (8.48%) Docker
2 3 (0.30%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.30%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 77 (7.77%) Ansible
2 62 (6.26%) Kubernetes
3 60 (6.05%) Opscode Chef
4 44 (4.44%) Terraform
5 29 (2.93%) Puppet
6 8 (0.81%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (0.30%) HP Fortify
8 2 (0.20%) Consul
8 2 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.20%) Istio
Vendors
1 111 (11.20%) Microsoft
2 64 (6.46%) Oracle
3 58 (5.85%) Google
4 35 (3.53%) Adobe
5 34 (3.43%) ServiceNow
6 32 (3.23%) Red Hat
7 28 (2.83%) Splunk
8 19 (1.92%) CyberArk
8 19 (1.92%) Symantec
9 17 (1.72%) Xamarin
10 16 (1.61%) IBM
11 14 (1.41%) Zend
12 9 (0.91%) Cypress Semiconductor
13 8 (0.81%) Apple
14 5 (0.50%) Perfecto Mobile
14 5 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (0.50%) Sitecore
14 5 (0.50%) Veracode
15 4 (0.40%) Pega
16 3 (0.30%) SAP