The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 11 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 16372 17980 15261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.50% 15.21% 13.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.09% 28.81% 26.38%
Number of salaries quoted 14130 15743 13777
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
54403 62410 57854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.50% 52.78% 52.93%
Number of salaries quoted 46342 53248 49809
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing JavaScript within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

JavaScript
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing JavaScript within the UK.

JavaScript Salary Trend in the UK

JavaScript
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing JavaScript over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 within the UK.

JavaScript Salary Histogram in the UK

JavaScript
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the UK over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +1 15393 £42,500 +6.25% 2628
London -2 6070 £50,000 +5.26% 910
South East +2 3334 £40,000 - 444
East of England +2 1370 £40,000 - 161
City of London +2 1145 £50,000 - 267
Yorkshire +3 1079 £37,500 - 240
North West 0 1044 £37,500 +7.14% 340
South West +1 935 £37,500 +7.14% 186
West Midlands +6 851 £35,000 - 163
Surrey +6 727 £45,000 - 85
Hampshire -3 674 £37,500 +7.14% 82
West Yorkshire +3 647 £37,500 - 154
Manchester +3 613 £37,500 +7.14% 174
Berkshire +2 585 £45,000 +5.88% 73
East Midlands -3 575 £36,000 +2.85% 129
Leeds +6 459 £37,500 - 91
Scotland 0 428 £37,500 -6.25% 91
Bristol +10 368 £37,500 +10.29% 62
Hertfordshire 0 367 £45,000 +9.75% 38
Cambridgeshire 0 349 £42,250 +5.62% 64
Oxfordshire +2 341 £40,000 - 83
Buckinghamshire 0 329 £39,000 +4.00% 41
East Sussex 0 282 £38,000 +8.57% 25
Cambridge 0 262 £42,000 +5.00% 46
Brighton 0 260 £38,000 +8.57% 19
Cheshire +2 246 £38,500 +10.00% 90
Birmingham +3 241 £35,000 +6.06% 49
Reading +3 231 £47,500 +11.76% 34
North Yorkshire +7 218 £40,000 +6.66% 43
Nottinghamshire -5 216 £37,500 +15.38% 49

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing JavaScript also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited JavaScript.

1 25008 (76.56%) HTML
2 21722 (66.50%) CSS
3 14317 (43.83%) .NET
4 13580 (41.58%) jQuery
5 13452 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
6 13417 (41.08%) C#
7 11432 (35.00%) MVC
8 10834 (33.17%) SQL
9 10535 (32.25%) ASP.NET
10 10075 (30.85%) SQL Server
11 9728 (29.78%) HTML5
12 7442 (22.78%) Java
13 6867 (21.02%) PHP
14 6229 (19.07%) TDD
15 6062 (18.56%) CSS3
16 5857 (17.93%) OO
17 5830 (17.85%) XML
18 5747 (17.59%) AngularJS
19 5173 (15.84%) ASP.NET MVC
20 5103 (15.62%) Web Services
21 4957 (15.18%) MySQL
22 4865 (14.89%) Microsoft
23 4824 (14.77%) Degree
24 4742 (14.52%) Scrum
25 4650 (14.24%) Finance
26 4635 (14.19%) Ajax
27 4200 (12.86%) Git (software)
28 4167 (12.76%) Web Development
29 3953 (12.10%) Linux
30 3900 (11.94%) Software Engineering

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing JavaScript also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited JavaScript. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2725 (8.34%) Node.js
2 2157 (6.60%) CMS
3 1523 (4.66%) Apache
4 1361 (4.17%) IIS
5 1225 (3.75%) SharePoint
6 1180 (3.61%) Tomcat
7 1112 (3.40%) WordPress
8 872 (2.67%) Drupal
9 614 (1.88%) JBoss
10 610 (1.87%) WebSphere
11 515 (1.58%) Umbraco
12 414 (1.27%) WebLogic
13 360 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
14 359 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
15 337 (1.03%) Apache Solr
16 328 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
17 278 (0.85%) nginx
18 272 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
19 269 (0.82%) Joomla!
20 265 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2142 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 1369 (4.19%) Photoshop
3 514 (1.57%) Adobe Illustrator
4 373 (1.14%) MS Office
5 355 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 154 (0.47%) InDesign
7 153 (0.47%) Fireworks
8 131 (0.40%) MS Visio
9 122 (0.37%) InfoPath
10 73 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
11 69 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
12 48 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
13 39 (0.12%) MS Project
14 34 (0.10%) AutoCAD
15 25 (0.077%) Adobe Captivate
16 21 (0.064%) Acrobat
16 21 (0.064%) SPSS
17 14 (0.043%) GIMP
18 13 (0.040%) PowerPivot
19 8 (0.024%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 695 (2.13%) Magento
2 440 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 83 (0.25%) RMDS
4 61 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 53 (0.16%) WebTrends
6 48 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
7 43 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
8 27 (0.083%) Dynamics NAV
9 20 (0.061%) Dynamics AX
10 15 (0.046%) Sage CRM
11 14 (0.043%) Changepoint
12 13 (0.040%) Shopify
13 12 (0.037%) Oracle Applications
14 11 (0.034%) Remedy ITSM
14 11 (0.034%) Tridion
15 10 (0.031%) SAP ERP
16 9 (0.028%) Fredhopper
17 8 (0.024%) Summit
17 8 (0.024%) Infor CRM
18 7 (0.021%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 1266 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
2 1135 (3.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 795 (2.43%) SaaS
4 451 (1.38%) GitHub
5 292 (0.89%) Google Analytics
6 161 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
7 137 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
8 135 (0.41%) Office 365
9 94 (0.29%) PaaS
10 86 (0.26%) Heroku
11 83 (0.25%) Amazon S3
12 70 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
13 59 (0.18%) Force.com
14 46 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
15 37 (0.11%) Silverpop
16 36 (0.11%) IaaS
17 32 (0.098%) Amazon SQS
18 28 (0.086%) Rackspace Cloud
19 21 (0.064%) Google App Engine
20 17 (0.052%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1188 (3.64%) Internet
2 1046 (3.20%) HTTP
3 321 (0.98%) Intranet
4 308 (0.94%) TCP/IP
5 246 (0.75%) DNS
6 157 (0.48%) SSL
7 140 (0.43%) Firewall
8 123 (0.38%) LAN
9 121 (0.37%) WAN
10 118 (0.36%) SAN
11 109 (0.33%) LDAP
12 90 (0.28%) Broadband
13 84 (0.26%) SSH
13 84 (0.26%) VPN
14 82 (0.25%) Multicast
15 79 (0.24%) Fibre Channel
16 78 (0.24%) NAS
16 78 (0.24%) FCoE
17 75 (0.23%) FTP
18 74 (0.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10075 (30.85%) SQL Server
2 4957 (15.18%) MySQL
3 1746 (5.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1671 (5.12%) MongoDB
5 1658 (5.08%) Relational Database
6 1480 (4.53%) NoSQL
7 931 (2.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 902 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
9 846 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 801 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
11 633 (1.94%) Big Data
12 614 (1.88%) RDBMS
13 570 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
14 420 (1.29%) Oracle Database
15 332 (1.02%) Hadoop
16 315 (0.96%) Redis
17 287 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
18 264 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
19 256 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 253 (0.77%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4200 (12.86%) Git (software)
2 2434 (7.45%) Visual Studio
3 2343 (7.17%) Subversion
4 1562 (4.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 1139 (3.49%) Selenium
6 1030 (3.15%) Maven
7 978 (2.99%) Jenkins
8 912 (2.79%) NUnit
9 879 (2.69%) JIRA
10 791 (2.42%) Eclipse
11 722 (2.21%) JUnit
12 678 (2.08%) Grunt
13 638 (1.95%) Jasmine
14 538 (1.65%) Cucumber
15 470 (1.44%) TeamCity
16 440 (1.35%) Ant
17 334 (1.02%) Rhino Mocks
18 311 (0.95%) WebDriver
19 291 (0.89%) PHPUnit
20 253 (0.77%) SpecFlow
General
1 4650 (14.24%) Finance
2 2159 (6.61%) Marketing
3 1277 (3.91%) Retail
4 942 (2.88%) Games
5 899 (2.75%) Banking
6 840 (2.57%) Advertising
7 771 (2.36%) Telecoms
8 431 (1.32%) Publishing
9 333 (1.02%) Back Office
10 216 (0.66%) Law
11 205 (0.63%) Front Office
12 198 (0.61%) Legal
13 189 (0.58%) Financial Institution
14 184 (0.56%) Manufacturing
15 183 (0.56%) Automotive
16 166 (0.51%) Investment Banking
17 148 (0.45%) Multimedia
18 143 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
19 133 (0.41%) French Language
20 126 (0.39%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26106 (79.93%) Developer
2 5953 (18.23%) .NET Developer
3 4694 (14.37%) Web Developer
4 4472 (13.69%) Senior Developer
5 3857 (11.81%) C# Developer
6 3364 (10.30%) Front-End Developer
7 2879 (8.81%) C# .NET Developer
8 2648 (8.11%) Java Developer
9 2606 (7.98%) PHP Developer
10 2449 (7.50%) Software Developer
11 1763 (5.40%) ASP.NET Developer
12 1641 (5.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 1507 (4.61%) Junior
14 1504 (4.60%) Software Engineer
15 1426 (4.37%) JavaScript Developer
16 1359 (4.16%) Junior Developer
17 1172 (3.59%) Senior .NET Developer
18 1054 (3.23%) Lead Developer
19 908 (2.78%) Analyst
20 785 (2.40%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25008 (76.56%) HTML
2 21722 (66.50%) CSS
3 14317 (43.83%) .NET
4 13580 (41.58%) jQuery
5 10535 (32.25%) ASP.NET
6 9728 (29.78%) HTML5
7 6062 (18.56%) CSS3
8 5830 (17.85%) XML
9 5747 (17.59%) AngularJS
10 5173 (15.84%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5103 (15.62%) Web Services
12 4635 (14.19%) Ajax
13 3814 (11.68%) .NET Framework
14 2632 (8.06%) JSON
15 2593 (7.94%) WCF
16 2346 (7.18%) Spring
17 2067 (6.33%) REST
18 2060 (6.31%) Entity Framework
19 2001 (6.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 1997 (6.11%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 3170 (9.71%) User Experience
2 2512 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1705 (5.22%) Mobile App
4 1618 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
5 708 (2.17%) Social Media
6 596 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
7 580 (1.78%) Mathematics
8 479 (1.47%) W3C
9 460 (1.41%) Visualisation
10 407 (1.25%) Client/Server
11 381 (1.17%) N-Tier
12 337 (1.03%) Algorithms
13 315 (0.96%) Management Information System
14 297 (0.91%) Blog
15 295 (0.90%) Hedge funds
16 294 (0.90%) Digital Media
17 272 (0.83%) Data Structures
17 272 (0.83%) Graphic Design
18 237 (0.73%) Inversion of Control
19 228 (0.70%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3953 (12.10%) Linux
2 3151 (9.65%) Windows
3 1599 (4.90%) Android
4 1449 (4.44%) Apple iOS
5 1342 (4.11%) UNIX
6 279 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 185 (0.57%) Solaris
8 182 (0.56%) Mac OS X
9 135 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 123 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
11 120 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
12 115 (0.35%) Ubuntu
13 106 (0.32%) Windows Phone
14 98 (0.30%) CentOS
15 96 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
15 96 (0.29%) Windows 7
16 81 (0.25%) Windows 8
17 80 (0.24%) AIX
17 80 (0.24%) Debian
18 55 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13452 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 11432 (35.00%) MVC
3 6229 (19.07%) TDD
4 5857 (17.93%) OO
5 4742 (14.52%) Scrum
6 4167 (12.76%) Web Development
7 3900 (11.94%) Software Engineering
8 3472 (10.63%) E-Commerce
9 2266 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
10 2255 (6.90%) SDLC
11 2171 (6.65%) OOP
12 2106 (6.45%) BDD
13 1962 (6.01%) Unit Testing
14 1846 (5.65%) Open Source
15 1744 (5.34%) Responsive Web Design
16 1511 (4.63%) Mentoring
17 1230 (3.77%) CRM
18 1220 (3.74%) Web Design
19 1173 (3.59%) Analytics
20 1143 (3.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13417 (41.08%) C#
2 10834 (33.17%) SQL
3 7442 (22.78%) Java
4 6867 (21.02%) PHP
5 2302 (7.05%) T-SQL
6 2280 (6.98%) Python
7 1989 (6.09%) VB.NET
8 1693 (5.18%) C++
9 1676 (5.13%) Ruby
10 899 (2.75%) VB
11 886 (2.71%) Perl
12 764 (2.34%) C
13 692 (2.12%) PHP5
14 597 (1.83%) Objective-C
15 501 (1.53%) PL/SQL
16 472 (1.45%) Scala
17 381 (1.17%) Bash Shell
18 326 (1.00%) PowerShell
19 320 (0.98%) VB6
20 316 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4824 (14.77%) Degree
2 606 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 347 (1.06%) Security Cleared
4 247 (0.76%) SC Cleared
5 158 (0.48%) ISEB
6 128 (0.39%) ISTQB
7 118 (0.36%) DV Cleared
8 110 (0.34%) MCP
9 98 (0.30%) MCSD
10 93 (0.28%) PhD
11 59 (0.18%) MCPD
12 56 (0.17%) HND
13 50 (0.15%) MCAD
13 50 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
14 49 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 47 (0.14%) MCTS
16 42 (0.13%) Sun Certification
17 39 (0.12%) OCPJP
18 31 (0.095%) Oracle Certification
19 24 (0.073%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1465 (4.49%) QA
2 120 (0.37%) SLA
3 113 (0.35%) ISO 9001
4 94 (0.29%) WCAG
5 57 (0.17%) WAI
6 35 (0.11%) HL7
7 31 (0.095%) PCI DSS
8 21 (0.064%) PMBOK
8 21 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 9 (0.028%) Section 508
9 9 (0.028%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (0.024%) TickIT
11 7 (0.021%) Data Quality
12 5 (0.015%) DICOM
12 5 (0.015%) ISO 14001
13 4 (0.012%) GAMP
13 4 (0.012%) COBIT
14 3 (0.009%) ISO 8583
15 2 (0.006%) GCP
15 2 (0.006%) DO-178B
System Software
1 202 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 195 (0.60%) Active Directory
3 119 (0.36%) Docker
4 106 (0.32%) Oracle RAC
5 83 (0.25%) NFS
5 83 (0.25%) Hyper-V
6 79 (0.24%) Varnish
7 75 (0.23%) SRDF
8 43 (0.13%) Firmware
9 30 (0.092%) VirtualBox
9 30 (0.092%) KVM
10 25 (0.077%) Xen
11 22 (0.067%) vSphere
12 20 (0.061%) VMware ESXi
12 20 (0.061%) iptables
13 19 (0.058%) IMail Server
14 12 (0.037%) XenApp
14 12 (0.037%) HDFS
15 11 (0.034%) vCloud
16 10 (0.031%) LXC
Systems Management
1 421 (1.29%) Puppet
2 368 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
3 118 (0.36%) Vagrant
4 103 (0.32%) Ansible
5 55 (0.17%) Nagios
6 40 (0.12%) Capistrano
7 37 (0.11%) logstash
7 37 (0.11%) Graphite
7 37 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
8 34 (0.10%) Salt
9 31 (0.095%) TeamSite
10 24 (0.073%) SCCM
11 23 (0.070%) Kibana
11 23 (0.070%) ZABBIX
12 22 (0.067%) StatsD
13 21 (0.064%) Plesk
13 21 (0.064%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 20 (0.061%) Pingdom
15 19 (0.058%) cPanel
16 17 (0.052%) Munin
Vendors
1 4865 (14.89%) Microsoft
2 2615 (8.01%) Oracle
3 1124 (3.44%) Adobe
4 1099 (3.36%) Zend
5 945 (2.89%) Google
6 456 (1.40%) Facebook
7 445 (1.36%) Twitter
8 419 (1.28%) IBM
9 388 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
10 334 (1.02%) Sitecore
11 276 (0.84%) VMware
12 223 (0.68%) Apple
13 222 (0.68%) SAP
14 207 (0.63%) Xamarin
15 200 (0.61%) hybris
16 182 (0.56%) Sybase
17 173 (0.53%) Cisco
18 157 (0.48%) TIBCO
19 145 (0.44%) Sencha
20 135 (0.41%) EPiServer
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