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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 11 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 17360 15365 15294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 14.92% 14.45% 13.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.23% 27.39% 24.38%
Number of salaries quoted 14772 13710 13775
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
59399 56091 62727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.04% 52.73% 53.69%
Number of salaries quoted 49812 48226 55032
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 August 2014 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 August 2014. 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 +2 16319 £40,000 - 2088
London +2 6529 £50,000 +5.26% 771
South East +1 3799 £40,000 +6.66% 376
City of London +1 1483 £50,000 - 233
North West -1 1297 £35,000 +6.06% 243
South West +6 1135 £35,000 +7.69% 156
East of England -2 1120 £40,000 +6.66% 139
Yorkshire -1 995 £37,500 +15.38% 169
Surrey -1 901 £42,500 +6.25% 69
Manchester -1 772 £37,500 +10.29% 142
West Midlands 0 752 £35,000 - 98
Hampshire +2 721 £35,000 - 85
Berkshire -4 635 £40,000 - 64
East Midlands +4 628 £35,000 +7.69% 103
Scotland +6 580 £38,000 +8.57% 100
West Yorkshire -6 534 £37,500 +7.14% 96
Oxfordshire +5 393 £37,500 +7.14% 38
Cambridgeshire +1 385 £40,000 - 51
East Sussex -1 385 £37,500 +7.14% 35
Leeds -6 378 £40,000 +14.28% 54
Brighton -1 357 £37,500 +7.14% 27
Buckinghamshire +3 356 £36,000 -4.00% 38
Hertfordshire -4 309 £42,500 +13.33% 36
Glasgow +18 301 £37,000 -1.33% 52
Cheshire -1 298 £35,000 +2.94% 55
Cambridge -3 294 £40,000 - 36
Nottinghamshire +2 266 £35,000 +14.75% 22
Dorset +2 255 £37,500 +20.96% 28
North Yorkshire +6 253 £40,000 +23.07% 32
Nottingham +1 240 £35,000 +16.66% 20

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 27237 (77.54%) HTML
2 24046 (68.45%) CSS
3 15191 (43.24%) .NET
4 15151 (43.13%) jQuery
5 13909 (39.60%) C#
6 11400 (32.45%) SQL
7 11358 (32.33%) ASP.NET
8 11305 (32.18%) MVC
9 10228 (29.12%) SQL Server
10 10026 (28.54%) HTML5
11 8508 (24.22%) Java
12 7519 (21.40%) PHP
13 7166 (20.40%) XML
14 6758 (19.24%) OO
15 6753 (19.22%) Agile Software Development
16 6515 (18.55%) CSS3
17 6152 (17.51%) TDD
18 6085 (17.32%) MySQL
19 5878 (16.73%) Ajax
20 5801 (16.51%) Web Services
21 5723 (16.29%) Degree
22 5214 (14.84%) Microsoft
23 4785 (13.62%) ASP.NET MVC
24 4553 (12.96%) Scrum
25 4539 (12.92%) Web Development
26 4392 (12.50%) Linux
27 4375 (12.45%) Finance
28 4242 (12.08%) E-Commerce
29 4047 (11.52%) Software Engineering
30 3909 (11.13%) .NET Framework

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2672 (7.61%) CMS
2 2247 (6.40%) Node.js
3 1838 (5.23%) Apache
4 1617 (4.60%) SharePoint
5 1547 (4.40%) IIS
6 1337 (3.81%) WordPress
7 1286 (3.66%) Tomcat
8 1124 (3.20%) Drupal
9 681 (1.94%) Umbraco
10 612 (1.74%) WebSphere
11 427 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
12 424 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
13 354 (1.01%) WebLogic
14 331 (0.94%) Apache Solr
15 329 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
16 316 (0.90%) Joomla!
17 297 (0.85%) nginx
18 232 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
19 217 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
20 212 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2350 (6.69%) MS Excel
2 1854 (5.28%) Photoshop
3 797 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
4 473 (1.35%) MS Office
5 245 (0.70%) Fireworks
6 154 (0.44%) InfoPath
7 129 (0.37%) MS Visio
8 122 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
9 115 (0.33%) InDesign
10 67 (0.19%) MS Project
11 59 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
12 33 (0.094%) Adobe After Effects
13 26 (0.074%) Acrobat
14 24 (0.068%) SPSS
15 18 (0.051%) XMetaL
16 16 (0.046%) GIMP
17 14 (0.040%) FastStats
17 14 (0.040%) 3ds Max
18 12 (0.034%) Mingle
19 11 (0.031%) Maya
Business Applications
1 705 (2.01%) Magento
2 436 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 358 (1.02%) Google Analytics
4 99 (0.28%) WebTrends
5 78 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
6 68 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
7 43 (0.12%) SiteCatalyst
8 38 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 35 (0.100%) Shopify
10 32 (0.091%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 32 (0.091%) osCommerce
11 28 (0.080%) Oracle CRM
12 23 (0.065%) Dynamics NAV
13 22 (0.063%) Remedy ITSM
14 19 (0.054%) RMDS
15 18 (0.051%) Tridion
16 15 (0.043%) SalesLogix
16 15 (0.043%) Oracle Cash Management
17 11 (0.031%) Oracle EBS
18 9 (0.026%) Pivotal CRM
Cloud Services
1 891 (2.54%) SaaS
2 640 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
3 621 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 429 (1.22%) GitHub
5 168 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
6 159 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
7 89 (0.25%) Amazon S3
8 88 (0.25%) Office 365
9 67 (0.19%) PaaS
10 63 (0.18%) Trello
11 53 (0.15%) Force.com
12 45 (0.13%) Joyent
13 42 (0.12%) Heroku
14 41 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
15 38 (0.11%) Google App Engine
16 37 (0.11%) IaaS
17 35 (0.100%) ElastiCache
17 35 (0.100%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 32 (0.091%) Rackspace Cloud
19 27 (0.077%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1372 (3.91%) Internet
2 1161 (3.31%) HTTP
3 544 (1.55%) Intranet
4 279 (0.79%) TCP/IP
5 230 (0.65%) DNS
6 179 (0.51%) Firewall
7 160 (0.46%) SSL
8 147 (0.42%) LDAP
9 105 (0.30%) SAN
10 103 (0.29%) SMTP
11 101 (0.29%) Extranet
12 92 (0.26%) SSH
13 86 (0.24%) FTP
14 73 (0.21%) SNMP
14 73 (0.21%) VPN
15 65 (0.19%) Broadband
16 64 (0.18%) AMQP
17 62 (0.18%) VoIP
18 61 (0.17%) CTI
19 46 (0.13%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10228 (29.12%) SQL Server
2 6085 (17.32%) MySQL
3 2042 (5.81%) Relational Database
4 2026 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 1212 (3.45%) MongoDB
6 1168 (3.32%) NoSQL
7 1101 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 991 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 888 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
10 839 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 759 (2.16%) Big Data
11 759 (2.16%) RDBMS
12 696 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
13 505 (1.44%) Oracle Database
14 395 (1.12%) Hadoop
15 318 (0.91%) Redis
16 317 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 282 (0.80%) RavenDB
18 258 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
19 214 (0.61%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3842 (10.94%) Git (software)
2 2899 (8.25%) Visual Studio
3 2857 (8.13%) Subversion
4 1493 (4.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 1091 (3.11%) Selenium
6 1032 (2.94%) JUnit
7 1016 (2.89%) NUnit
8 1014 (2.89%) Eclipse
9 984 (2.80%) Maven
10 858 (2.44%) Jenkins
11 822 (2.34%) JIRA
12 689 (1.96%) Cucumber
13 570 (1.62%) Jasmine
14 568 (1.62%) Ant
15 498 (1.42%) Rhino Mocks
16 489 (1.39%) TeamCity
17 406 (1.16%) Grunt
18 369 (1.05%) Dreamweaver
19 322 (0.92%) WebDriver
20 316 (0.90%) Moq
General
1 4375 (12.45%) Finance
2 2663 (7.58%) Marketing
3 1370 (3.90%) Retail
4 1081 (3.08%) Games
5 973 (2.77%) Advertising
6 901 (2.56%) Banking
7 626 (1.78%) Publishing
8 613 (1.75%) Telecoms
9 366 (1.04%) Back Office
10 276 (0.79%) Law
11 272 (0.77%) Legal
12 235 (0.67%) Manufacturing
13 233 (0.66%) Investment Banking
14 211 (0.60%) Automotive
15 198 (0.56%) Financial Institution
16 191 (0.54%) Front Office
17 128 (0.36%) French Language
18 120 (0.34%) Multimedia
19 117 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
20 102 (0.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28175 (80.21%) Developer
2 6293 (17.91%) .NET Developer
3 5544 (15.78%) Web Developer
4 4965 (14.13%) Senior Developer
5 4021 (11.45%) C# Developer
6 3338 (9.50%) Front-End Developer
7 3102 (8.83%) PHP Developer
8 3039 (8.65%) C# .NET Developer
9 3036 (8.64%) Java Developer
10 2611 (7.43%) Software Developer
11 2279 (6.49%) ASP.NET Developer
12 1927 (5.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 1476 (4.20%) Junior
14 1425 (4.06%) JavaScript Developer
15 1394 (3.97%) Software Engineer
16 1369 (3.90%) Analyst
17 1355 (3.86%) Senior .NET Developer
18 1316 (3.75%) Junior Developer
19 1183 (3.37%) Programmer
20 1040 (2.96%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27237 (77.54%) HTML
2 24046 (68.45%) CSS
3 15191 (43.24%) .NET
4 15151 (43.13%) jQuery
5 11358 (32.33%) ASP.NET
6 10026 (28.54%) HTML5
7 7166 (20.40%) XML
8 6515 (18.55%) CSS3
9 5878 (16.73%) Ajax
10 5801 (16.51%) Web Services
11 4785 (13.62%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3909 (11.13%) .NET Framework
13 3555 (10.12%) AngularJS
14 2986 (8.50%) WCF
15 2749 (7.83%) JSON
16 2640 (7.52%) Spring
17 2497 (7.11%) Backbone.js
18 2358 (6.71%) XHTML
19 2225 (6.33%) SOAP
20 2193 (6.24%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3181 (9.06%) Computer Science
2 1878 (5.35%) Open Source
3 1859 (5.29%) Mobile App
4 771 (2.19%) Social Media
5 738 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
6 681 (1.94%) Mathematics
7 470 (1.34%) Visualisation
8 461 (1.31%) Digital Media
9 460 (1.31%) N-Tier
10 451 (1.28%) W3C
11 446 (1.27%) Client/Server
12 296 (0.84%) Management Information System
13 289 (0.82%) iPhone
14 278 (0.79%) Blog
15 258 (0.73%) Inversion of Control
16 245 (0.70%) Graphic Design
17 235 (0.67%) iPad
18 201 (0.57%) RIA
18 201 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 188 (0.54%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 4392 (12.50%) Linux
2 3292 (9.37%) Windows
3 1869 (5.32%) Android
4 1691 (4.81%) Apple iOS
5 1585 (4.51%) UNIX
6 255 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 226 (0.64%) Solaris
8 199 (0.57%) Ubuntu
9 193 (0.55%) Windows Phone
10 163 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 152 (0.43%) Mac OS X
12 136 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
12 136 (0.39%) Windows 8
13 121 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
14 110 (0.31%) CentOS
15 94 (0.27%) Windows 7
16 93 (0.26%) Debian
17 73 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
18 71 (0.20%) AIX
19 47 (0.13%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11305 (32.18%) MVC
2 6758 (19.24%) OO
3 6753 (19.22%) Agile Software Development
4 6152 (17.51%) TDD
5 4553 (12.96%) Scrum
6 4539 (12.92%) Web Development
7 4242 (12.08%) E-Commerce
8 4047 (11.52%) Software Engineering
9 2796 (7.96%) OOP
10 2462 (7.01%) Unit Testing
11 2277 (6.48%) Continuous Integration
12 2054 (5.85%) BDD
13 1661 (4.73%) Responsive Web Design
14 1470 (4.18%) SOA
15 1263 (3.60%) SEO
16 1252 (3.56%) OOD
17 1207 (3.44%) Web Design
18 1178 (3.35%) Analytics
19 1145 (3.26%) Project Management
20 1071 (3.05%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 13909 (39.60%) C#
2 11400 (32.45%) SQL
3 8508 (24.22%) Java
4 7519 (21.40%) PHP
5 2421 (6.89%) T-SQL
6 2327 (6.62%) Python
7 2196 (6.25%) VB.NET
8 1971 (5.61%) Ruby
9 1824 (5.19%) C++
10 1214 (3.46%) PHP5
11 1060 (3.02%) VB
12 1035 (2.95%) Perl
13 882 (2.51%) C
14 526 (1.50%) PL/SQL
15 522 (1.49%) Objective-C
16 493 (1.40%) Scala
17 416 (1.18%) VBScript
18 376 (1.07%) VB6
19 367 (1.04%) ActionScript
20 352 (1.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5723 (16.29%) Degree
2 592 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 443 (1.26%) Security Cleared
4 237 (0.67%) SC Cleared
5 211 (0.60%) MCSD
6 185 (0.53%) ISEB
7 158 (0.45%) MCP
8 149 (0.42%) MCTS
9 127 (0.36%) MCAD
10 123 (0.35%) ISTQB
11 117 (0.33%) PhD
12 103 (0.29%) DV Cleared
13 65 (0.19%) Sun Certification
14 51 (0.15%) MCSE
15 50 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 44 (0.13%) Postgraduate
17 39 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
18 33 (0.094%) HND
19 28 (0.080%) Oracle Certification
19 28 (0.080%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1799 (5.12%) QA
2 284 (0.81%) ISO 9001
3 174 (0.50%) SLA
4 118 (0.34%) WCAG
5 90 (0.26%) WAI
6 40 (0.11%) HL7
7 28 (0.080%) PCI DSS
8 17 (0.048%) GAMP
9 14 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 12 (0.034%) Basel III
11 9 (0.026%) Data Quality
12 8 (0.023%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 8 (0.023%) CRD IV
13 4 (0.011%) COREP
13 4 (0.011%) Basel II
13 4 (0.011%) ISO 14001
14 3 (0.009%) BS15000
15 1 (0.003%) MiFID
15 1 (0.003%) Section 508
15 1 (0.003%) GPG13
System Software
1 208 (0.59%) Active Directory
2 150 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 106 (0.30%) Varnish
4 39 (0.11%) Hyper-V
5 31 (0.088%) NFS
6 30 (0.085%) vSphere
7 27 (0.077%) Squid
8 23 (0.065%) Oracle RAC
9 17 (0.048%) VMware ESXi
9 17 (0.048%) SRDF
10 16 (0.046%) VMware ESX
11 15 (0.043%) HDFS
12 13 (0.037%) vCloud
13 11 (0.031%) VirtualBox
13 11 (0.031%) Docker
13 11 (0.031%) XenApp
14 9 (0.026%) OpenSIPS
14 9 (0.026%) Xen
15 8 (0.023%) Samba
16 6 (0.017%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 411 (1.17%) Puppet
2 355 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
3 81 (0.23%) Vagrant
4 69 (0.20%) Capistrano
5 63 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
6 43 (0.12%) Nagios
7 42 (0.12%) Ansible
8 41 (0.12%) logstash
9 35 (0.100%) Plesk
10 34 (0.097%) ZABBIX
11 29 (0.083%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 20 (0.057%) HAProxy
13 19 (0.054%) Kibana
14 16 (0.046%) SCCM
15 13 (0.037%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 12 (0.034%) YUM
16 12 (0.034%) StatsD
17 11 (0.031%) Munin
18 10 (0.028%) Zenoss
18 10 (0.028%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 5214 (14.84%) Microsoft
2 2905 (8.27%) Oracle
3 1479 (4.21%) Adobe
4 1311 (3.73%) Zend
5 1023 (2.91%) Google
6 760 (2.16%) JBoss
7 593 (1.69%) Twitter
8 486 (1.38%) Facebook
9 410 (1.17%) Sitecore
10 355 (1.01%) IBM
11 289 (0.82%) SAP
12 248 (0.71%) EPiServer
13 230 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
13 230 (0.65%) Sencha
14 211 (0.60%) Red Hat
14 211 (0.60%) VMware
15 185 (0.53%) hybris
16 146 (0.42%) Telerik
17 143 (0.41%) Sybase
18 123 (0.35%) Apple
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Remit Resources
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £28000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Brentwood, Essex
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £35k plus excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic + prospects
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Recital Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £28000 Per Annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 1 hour ago
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Car + Flex Bene + Profit Share
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago