Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 8 8 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -2
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 893 873 881
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 15.58% 17.69% 15.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.43% 28.41% 30.30%
Number of salaries quoted 634 561 583
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,250 £54,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 3,255 3,073 2,908
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 56.81% 62.27% 50.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2,230 1,882 1,671
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% -1.18%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,032
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.00% +4.52%

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 June 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 21 June 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 -2 433 £47,000 +17.50% 55
Edinburgh +3 397 £45,000 +12.50% 61
West Lothian -6 16 £40,000 -2.44% 2
Dundee +4 12 £37,500 -1.96% 9
South Lanarkshire -1 9 £42,500 +21.43%
Aberdeen -1 4 £42,500 -5.56% 4
Stirling -10 3 £39,830 -24.13% 4
Midlothian - 3 £37,500 - 1
Scottish Borders - 3 £27,500 - 1
Fife -11 2 £39,500 -10.23% 2
Lanarkshire - 1 £42,500 -
Orkney Islands - 1 £40,000 -
Renfrewshire - 1 - - 7
Highlands - 1 £33,000 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 £75,000 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 - - 1
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 21 June 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.

1 516 (57.78%) HTML
2 510 (57.11%) Agile Software Development
3 366 (40.99%) Java
4 359 (40.20%) AngularJS
5 356 (39.87%) CSS
6 355 (39.75%) SQL
7 351 (39.31%) C#
8 333 (37.29%) .NET
9 244 (27.32%) MVC
10 204 (22.84%) Python
11 199 (22.28%) ASP.NET
12 196 (21.95%) Software Engineering
13 176 (19.71%) Finance
13 176 (19.71%) React
14 175 (19.60%) Scrum
15 174 (19.48%) NoSQL
16 167 (18.70%) SDLC
17 165 (18.48%) OO
18 162 (18.14%) HTML5
19 152 (17.02%) Git (software)
20 151 (16.91%) SQL Server
21 146 (16.35%) Web Development
22 145 (16.24%) Spring
23 140 (15.68%) Node.js
24 138 (15.45%) PHP
25 132 (14.78%) Oracle
26 131 (14.67%) jQuery
27 127 (14.22%) TDD
28 126 (14.11%) ASP.NET MVC
29 123 (13.77%) 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 43 (4.82%) SharePoint
2 36 (4.03%) Tomcat
3 31 (3.47%) JBoss
4 27 (3.02%) CMS
5 23 (2.58%) Umbraco
6 18 (2.02%) Jetty
7 16 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
7 16 (1.79%) WebLogic
8 13 (1.46%) Apache
9 12 (1.34%) Confluence
9 12 (1.34%) SharePoint 2013
9 12 (1.34%) WebSphere
10 10 (1.12%) EPiServer
11 8 (0.90%) WordPress
12 7 (0.78%) Apache Spark
13 6 (0.67%) Drupal
13 6 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
14 5 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
16 2 (0.22%) Kentico
Applications
1 9 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.45%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.22%) InVision
4 1 (0.11%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.11%) EngageOne
4 1 (0.11%) Maya
4 1 (0.11%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 17 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.34%) Magento
3 2 (0.22%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 94 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 81 (9.07%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (3.81%) npm
4 31 (3.47%) Office 365
5 29 (3.25%) AWS Lambda
5 29 (3.25%) GitHub
5 29 (3.25%) Serverless
6 28 (3.14%) AWS CloudFormation
7 27 (3.02%) Amazon Kinesis
7 27 (3.02%) Dynamics 365
8 25 (2.80%) SaaS
9 14 (1.57%) Google Cloud Platform
10 10 (1.12%) PaaS
11 9 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (1.01%) IaaS
12 4 (0.45%) Google Analytics
12 4 (0.45%) Slack
13 3 (0.34%) Trello
14 2 (0.22%) Force.com
15 1 (0.11%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.68%) SMS
2 13 (1.46%) Internet
3 12 (1.34%) Intranet
4 10 (1.12%) HTTP
5 4 (0.45%) AMQP
5 4 (0.45%) Hyperconnected
5 4 (0.45%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.11%) DAB
6 1 (0.11%) DHCP
6 1 (0.11%) DNS
6 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.11%) Network Security
6 1 (0.11%) SNMP
6 1 (0.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 174 (19.48%) NoSQL
2 151 (16.91%) SQL Server
3 123 (13.77%) MySQL
4 89 (9.97%) Hadoop
5 88 (9.85%) PostgreSQL
6 62 (6.94%) Relational Database
7 48 (5.38%) MongoDB
8 31 (3.47%) Big Data
9 27 (3.02%) Redis
10 25 (2.80%) RDBMS
11 16 (1.79%) Couchbase
12 15 (1.68%) Riak
13 11 (1.23%) Oracle Database
13 11 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 8 (0.90%) HBase
16 7 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
17 6 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
17 6 (0.67%) DB2
17 6 (0.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 152 (17.02%) Git (software)
2 88 (9.85%) Maven
3 68 (7.61%) Selenium
4 51 (5.71%) Visual Studio
5 46 (5.15%) Jenkins
6 43 (4.82%) JUnit
7 34 (3.81%) Jasmine
8 33 (3.70%) Cucumber
9 32 (3.58%) Subversion
9 32 (3.58%) webpack
10 31 (3.47%) JIRA
11 30 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
12 28 (3.14%) NUnit
13 27 (3.02%) Protractor
14 26 (2.91%) TestNG
15 24 (2.69%) Grunt
16 21 (2.35%) Babel
16 21 (2.35%) gulp
16 21 (2.35%) Log4Net
16 21 (2.35%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 176 (19.71%) Finance
2 41 (4.59%) Advertising
3 37 (4.14%) Banking
4 27 (3.02%) Retail
5 16 (1.79%) Marketing
6 7 (0.78%) Investment Banking
7 6 (0.67%) Law
7 6 (0.67%) Legal
8 5 (0.56%) Electronics
8 5 (0.56%) Games
8 5 (0.56%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.45%) Local Government
10 2 (0.22%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.22%) Publishing
10 2 (0.22%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.11%) Automotive
11 1 (0.11%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.11%) Front Office
11 1 (0.11%) Prime Brokerage
11 1 (0.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 610 (68.31%) Developer
2 166 (18.59%) .NET Developer
3 135 (15.12%) Java Developer
4 116 (12.99%) Software Engineer
5 91 (10.19%) C# Developer
6 88 (9.85%) Senior Developer
7 71 (7.95%) Software Developer
7 71 (7.95%) Web Developer
8 52 (5.82%) Full Stack Developer
9 47 (5.26%) JavaScript Developer
10 39 (4.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 37 (4.14%) Senior Software Engineer
12 36 (4.03%) C# .NET Developer
13 30 (3.36%) Lead Developer
14 28 (3.14%) Java Engineer
14 28 (3.14%) React Developer
14 28 (3.14%) Senior Java Developer
15 27 (3.02%) PHP Developer
16 25 (2.80%) .NET Software Developer
17 24 (2.69%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 516 (57.78%) HTML
2 359 (40.20%) AngularJS
3 356 (39.87%) CSS
4 333 (37.29%) .NET
5 199 (22.28%) ASP.NET
6 176 (19.71%) React
7 162 (18.14%) HTML5
8 145 (16.24%) Spring
9 140 (15.68%) Node.js
10 131 (14.67%) jQuery
11 126 (14.11%) ASP.NET MVC
12 117 (13.10%) Hibernate
13 81 (9.07%) Web Services
14 78 (8.73%) CSS3
14 78 (8.73%) XML
15 65 (7.28%) JSON
16 60 (6.72%) REST
17 53 (5.94%) .NET Framework
18 52 (5.82%) ASP.NET Web API
19 47 (5.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 90 (10.08%) Enterprise Software
2 54 (6.05%) Computer Science
3 52 (5.82%) Greenfield Project
4 47 (5.26%) User Experience
5 26 (2.91%) Mobile App
6 20 (2.24%) Self-Motivation
7 18 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (1.90%) Fintech
9 13 (1.46%) Driving Licence
10 12 (1.34%) Algorithms
11 10 (1.12%) Virtual Team
12 5 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
13 4 (0.45%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.45%) Smartphone
14 3 (0.34%) Data Centre
14 3 (0.34%) Internet of Things
14 3 (0.34%) Optoelectronics
15 2 (0.22%) Augmented Reality
15 2 (0.22%) Blog
15 2 (0.22%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 49 (5.49%) Windows
2 46 (5.15%) Linux
3 31 (3.47%) Unix
4 20 (2.24%) Android
5 19 (2.13%) Apple iOS
6 6 (0.67%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.22%) CentOS
7 2 (0.22%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.11%) DC/OS
8 1 (0.11%) Debian
8 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 510 (57.11%) Agile Software Development
2 244 (27.32%) MVC
3 196 (21.95%) Software Engineering
4 175 (19.60%) Scrum
5 167 (18.70%) SDLC
6 165 (18.48%) OO
7 146 (16.35%) Web Development
8 127 (14.22%) TDD
9 95 (10.64%) OOP
10 94 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
11 91 (10.19%) Collaborative Working
12 72 (8.06%) Mentoring
13 69 (7.73%) Test Automation
14 66 (7.39%) Open Source
15 65 (7.28%) Problem-Solving
16 64 (7.17%) Front End Development
17 55 (6.16%) Microservices
18 52 (5.82%) Unit Testing
19 45 (5.04%) BDD
20 43 (4.82%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 366 (40.99%) Java
2 355 (39.75%) SQL
3 351 (39.31%) C#
4 204 (22.84%) Python
5 138 (15.45%) PHP
6 57 (6.38%) Ruby
7 39 (4.37%) Bash Shell
8 38 (4.26%) C++
9 32 (3.58%) Clojure
10 28 (3.14%) VB.NET
11 27 (3.02%) T-SQL
12 25 (2.80%) Java 8
13 24 (2.69%) TypeScript
14 19 (2.13%) Scala
15 18 (2.02%) PL/SQL
16 17 (1.90%) Lisp
17 15 (1.68%) C
18 14 (1.57%) Perl
18 14 (1.57%) PowerShell
19 13 (1.46%) VB
Qualifications
1 117 (13.10%) Degree
2 21 (2.35%) BPSS Clearance
3 16 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (1.01%) AWS Certification
5 6 (0.67%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.45%) ISEB
6 4 (0.45%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.22%) A+ Certification
7 2 (0.22%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.11%) MBA
8 1 (0.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.91%) QA
2 9 (1.01%) GCP
3 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 118 (13.21%) Docker
2 5 (0.56%) HDFS
3 4 (0.45%) Firmware
3 4 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.22%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 100 (11.20%) Puppet
2 93 (10.41%) Ansible
3 34 (3.81%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (1.68%) Cobbler
5 6 (0.67%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.11%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.11%) logstash
7 1 (0.11%) Marathon
7 1 (0.11%) Mesos
7 1 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 132 (14.78%) Oracle
2 113 (12.65%) Microsoft
3 23 (2.58%) Xamarin
4 9 (1.01%) Google
5 8 (0.90%) IBM
6 7 (0.78%) Sybase
7 6 (0.67%) Sitecore
7 6 (0.67%) Zend
8 5 (0.56%) Adobe
9 4 (0.45%) Cognizant
9 4 (0.45%) TIBCO
9 4 (0.45%) VMware
10 3 (0.34%) Informatica
10 3 (0.34%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.34%) Splunk
11 2 (0.22%) Guidewire
11 2 (0.22%) Perforce
11 2 (0.22%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.22%) SAP
11 2 (0.22%) Vertica