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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 11 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 17001 16603 16164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.14% 15.14% 13.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.08% 28.37% 25.51%
Number of salaries quoted 14977 14372 14608
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
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
56510 58529 63367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.32% 53.37% 54.85%
Number of salaries quoted 48458 49531 55892
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 18 December 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 18 December 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 0 15902 £40,000 - 2105
London 0 5876 £50,000 +5.26% 657
South East +3 3478 £40,000 +6.66% 435
North West +1 1390 £35,000 +2.18% 265
South West +6 1282 £35,000 - 209
City of London +1 1237 £52,500 +10.52% 220
East of England -1 1181 £40,000 - 145
Yorkshire 0 1041 £35,000 - 173
West Midlands -1 869 £36,500 +4.28% 107
Manchester +1 856 £35,000 - 151
Hampshire +1 805 £37,500 +15.38% 111
East Midlands +3 695 £35,000 +2.94% 75
Surrey -1 644 £45,000 +12.50% 39
West Yorkshire +2 618 £37,500 +7.14% 85
Berkshire -3 596 £40,000 -5.88% 74
Scotland +3 539 £37,500 - 84
Leeds +2 434 £40,000 +14.28% 49
Oxfordshire +2 408 £40,000 +14.28% 80
Cambridgeshire +6 393 £40,000 +6.66% 49
Hertfordshire 0 362 £40,000 - 51
Bristol +6 347 £37,500 +7.14% 62
East Sussex -2 312 £35,500 +1.42% 35
Nottinghamshire +6 300 £35,000 +2.94% 23
Birmingham -1 299 £37,500 +15.38% 37
Cambridge +4 296 £40,000 +6.66% 43
Brighton -3 286 £35,500 +1.42% 32
Cheshire -1 285 £40,000 +14.28% 61
Edinburgh +1 249 £39,000 +0.64% 29
Nottingham +4 244 £35,000 +4.47% 20
Buckinghamshire 0 242 £37,500 - 24

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 26419 (78.02%) HTML
2 23584 (69.65%) CSS
3 14846 (43.84%) .NET
4 14741 (43.53%) jQuery
5 13747 (40.60%) C#
6 12932 (38.19%) Agile Software Development
7 11696 (34.54%) MVC
8 11197 (33.07%) SQL
9 11087 (32.74%) ASP.NET
10 10069 (29.74%) SQL Server
11 9941 (29.36%) HTML5
12 7610 (22.47%) Java
13 7437 (21.96%) PHP
14 6670 (19.70%) XML
15 6453 (19.06%) OO
16 6421 (18.96%) CSS3
17 6174 (18.23%) TDD
18 5790 (17.10%) MySQL
19 5599 (16.54%) Web Services
20 5402 (15.95%) Ajax
21 5265 (15.55%) Degree
22 5048 (14.91%) Microsoft
23 4995 (14.75%) ASP.NET MVC
24 4695 (13.87%) Scrum
25 4433 (13.09%) AngularJS
26 4382 (12.94%) Git (software)
27 4282 (12.65%) Web Development
28 4265 (12.60%) Finance
29 4111 (12.14%) .NET Framework
30 4023 (11.88%) Linux

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 2528 (7.47%) CMS
2 2190 (6.47%) Node.js
3 1629 (4.81%) SharePoint
4 1604 (4.74%) IIS
5 1515 (4.47%) WordPress
6 1473 (4.35%) Apache
7 1132 (3.34%) Tomcat
8 1104 (3.26%) Drupal
9 698 (2.06%) Umbraco
10 691 (2.04%) JBoss
11 540 (1.59%) WebSphere
12 474 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
13 450 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
14 448 (1.32%) WebLogic
15 392 (1.16%) nginx
16 345 (1.02%) Joomla!
17 338 (1.00%) Apache Solr
18 333 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
19 279 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
20 245 (0.72%) Confluence
Applications
1 2285 (6.75%) MS Excel
2 1787 (5.28%) Photoshop
3 791 (2.34%) Adobe Illustrator
4 423 (1.25%) MS Office
5 352 (1.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 246 (0.73%) Fireworks
7 163 (0.48%) InfoPath
8 143 (0.42%) MS Visio
9 139 (0.41%) InDesign
10 107 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
11 75 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
12 50 (0.15%) MS Project
13 29 (0.086%) Acrobat
13 29 (0.086%) AutoCAD
14 25 (0.074%) Adobe After Effects
15 20 (0.059%) GIMP
16 13 (0.038%) Mingle
17 11 (0.032%) Weka
18 10 (0.030%) FrameMaker
18 10 (0.030%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 709 (2.09%) Magento
2 493 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 295 (0.87%) Google Analytics
4 53 (0.16%) WebTrends
5 49 (0.14%) Shopify
6 38 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
7 36 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 36 (0.11%) SiteCatalyst
8 28 (0.083%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 27 (0.080%) Dynamics NAV
10 25 (0.074%) RMDS
10 25 (0.074%) Oracle BPM
11 24 (0.071%) Tridion
12 21 (0.062%) Oracle EBS
13 19 (0.056%) Oracle Cash Management
14 16 (0.047%) Towers Watson Igloo
15 15 (0.044%) osCommerce
16 11 (0.032%) Sage 200
16 11 (0.032%) Oracle iRecruitment
17 10 (0.030%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 957 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 763 (2.25%) SaaS
3 639 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
4 479 (1.41%) GitHub
5 202 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
6 164 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
7 135 (0.40%) Amazon S3
8 124 (0.37%) Office 365
9 103 (0.30%) PaaS
10 80 (0.24%) Trello
11 46 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
12 45 (0.13%) Heroku
13 34 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
14 33 (0.097%) Rackspace Cloud
15 31 (0.092%) Force.com
16 29 (0.086%) IaaS
17 27 (0.080%) Google App Engine
18 24 (0.071%) MailChimp
19 19 (0.056%) Joyent
20 17 (0.050%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 1348 (3.98%) Internet
2 962 (2.84%) HTTP
3 518 (1.53%) Intranet
4 248 (0.73%) TCP/IP
5 237 (0.70%) DNS
6 157 (0.46%) Firewall
7 134 (0.40%) Extranet
8 117 (0.35%) SSL
9 107 (0.32%) SSH
10 91 (0.27%) LDAP
11 89 (0.26%) Broadband
12 88 (0.26%) SAN
13 74 (0.22%) SMTP
14 68 (0.20%) FTP
15 63 (0.19%) VPN
16 60 (0.18%) Wireless
17 57 (0.17%) SNMP
18 53 (0.16%) CTI
19 45 (0.13%) HTTPS
20 41 (0.12%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10069 (29.74%) SQL Server
2 5790 (17.10%) MySQL
3 1872 (5.53%) Relational Database
4 1853 (5.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 1345 (3.97%) MongoDB
6 1279 (3.78%) NoSQL
7 986 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 879 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
9 767 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 672 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
11 669 (1.98%) RDBMS
12 660 (1.95%) SQL Server 2005
13 621 (1.83%) Big Data
14 443 (1.31%) Oracle Database
15 345 (1.02%) Redis
16 343 (1.01%) RavenDB
17 328 (0.97%) Hadoop
18 298 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 241 (0.71%) DB2
20 188 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4382 (12.94%) Git (software)
2 2860 (8.45%) Visual Studio
3 2852 (8.42%) Subversion
4 1531 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 1145 (3.38%) NUnit
6 1071 (3.16%) Selenium
7 1014 (2.99%) JUnit
8 973 (2.87%) JIRA
9 972 (2.87%) Maven
10 940 (2.78%) Jenkins
11 775 (2.29%) Eclipse
12 697 (2.06%) Cucumber
13 616 (1.82%) TeamCity
14 604 (1.78%) Jasmine
15 544 (1.61%) Rhino Mocks
16 506 (1.49%) Ant
17 407 (1.20%) Grunt
18 345 (1.02%) ReSharper
19 340 (1.00%) WebDriver
20 288 (0.85%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4265 (12.60%) Finance
2 2529 (7.47%) Marketing
3 1396 (4.12%) Retail
4 986 (2.91%) Advertising
5 962 (2.84%) Banking
6 815 (2.41%) Games
7 724 (2.14%) Telecoms
8 491 (1.45%) Publishing
9 347 (1.02%) Back Office
10 269 (0.79%) Investment Banking
11 252 (0.74%) Law
12 226 (0.67%) Legal
13 217 (0.64%) Manufacturing
14 203 (0.60%) Automotive
15 198 (0.58%) Front Office
16 178 (0.53%) Financial Institution
17 148 (0.44%) French Language
18 136 (0.40%) Multimedia
19 126 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
20 75 (0.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 27239 (80.44%) Developer
2 6012 (17.75%) .NET Developer
3 5372 (15.86%) Web Developer
4 4743 (14.01%) Senior Developer
5 3901 (11.52%) C# Developer
6 3233 (9.55%) Front-End Developer
7 3106 (9.17%) PHP Developer
8 2903 (8.57%) C# .NET Developer
9 2773 (8.19%) Java Developer
10 2526 (7.46%) Software Developer
11 2015 (5.95%) ASP.NET Developer
12 1822 (5.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 1526 (4.51%) Junior
14 1403 (4.14%) Junior Developer
15 1336 (3.95%) Software Engineer
16 1241 (3.66%) JavaScript Developer
17 1185 (3.50%) Senior .NET Developer
18 1048 (3.10%) Analyst
19 898 (2.65%) Lead Developer
20 895 (2.64%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26419 (78.02%) HTML
2 23584 (69.65%) CSS
3 14846 (43.84%) .NET
4 14741 (43.53%) jQuery
5 11087 (32.74%) ASP.NET
6 9941 (29.36%) HTML5
7 6670 (19.70%) XML
8 6421 (18.96%) CSS3
9 5599 (16.54%) Web Services
10 5402 (15.95%) Ajax
11 4995 (14.75%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4433 (13.09%) AngularJS
13 4111 (12.14%) .NET Framework
14 2834 (8.37%) WCF
15 2766 (8.17%) JSON
16 2428 (7.17%) Spring
17 2182 (6.44%) Backbone.js
18 2053 (6.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 2046 (6.04%) SOAP
20 1998 (5.90%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3389 (10.01%) User Experience
2 2853 (8.43%) Computer Science
3 1834 (5.42%) Open Source
4 1790 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1729 (5.11%) Mobile App
6 634 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
7 611 (1.80%) Social Media
8 560 (1.65%) Mathematics
9 466 (1.38%) N-Tier
10 436 (1.29%) Client/Server
11 434 (1.28%) Visualisation
12 431 (1.27%) W3C
13 356 (1.05%) Management Information System
14 350 (1.03%) Algorithms
15 339 (1.00%) Blog
16 319 (0.94%) Graphic Design
17 307 (0.91%) Digital Media
18 288 (0.85%) iPhone
19 228 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 215 (0.63%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4023 (11.88%) Linux
2 3301 (9.75%) Windows
3 1699 (5.02%) Android
4 1610 (4.75%) Apple iOS
5 1532 (4.52%) UNIX
6 240 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 184 (0.54%) Windows 8
8 179 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 158 (0.47%) Ubuntu
10 146 (0.43%) Solaris
11 141 (0.42%) Mac OS X
12 139 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
12 139 (0.41%) Windows Phone
13 113 (0.33%) CentOS
14 110 (0.32%) Windows 7
15 101 (0.30%) Debian
16 89 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
17 65 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
18 64 (0.19%) AIX
19 39 (0.12%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12932 (38.19%) Agile Software Development
2 11696 (34.54%) MVC
3 6453 (19.06%) OO
4 6174 (18.23%) TDD
5 4695 (13.87%) Scrum
6 4282 (12.65%) Web Development
7 3991 (11.79%) Software Engineering
8 3968 (11.72%) E-Commerce
9 2753 (8.13%) OOP
10 2346 (6.93%) Continuous Integration
11 2318 (6.85%) BDD
12 2117 (6.25%) Unit Testing
13 1841 (5.44%) Mentoring
14 1816 (5.36%) Responsive Web Design
15 1422 (4.20%) SOA
16 1221 (3.61%) OOD
17 1196 (3.53%) Web Design
18 1140 (3.37%) CRM
19 1100 (3.25%) Project Management
20 1046 (3.09%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 13747 (40.60%) C#
2 11197 (33.07%) SQL
3 7610 (22.47%) Java
4 7437 (21.96%) PHP
5 2295 (6.78%) T-SQL
6 2152 (6.36%) VB.NET
7 2117 (6.25%) Python
8 1769 (5.22%) Ruby
9 1734 (5.12%) C++
10 1257 (3.71%) PHP5
11 959 (2.83%) VB
12 904 (2.67%) Perl
13 805 (2.38%) C
14 569 (1.68%) Objective-C
15 557 (1.64%) PL/SQL
16 388 (1.15%) PowerShell
17 381 (1.13%) VB6
18 354 (1.05%) VBScript
19 310 (0.92%) Bash Shell
20 292 (0.86%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 5265 (15.55%) Degree
2 517 (1.53%) Security Cleared
3 511 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
4 360 (1.06%) SC Cleared
5 163 (0.48%) MCSD
6 157 (0.46%) ISEB
7 122 (0.36%) ISTQB
8 105 (0.31%) PhD
9 98 (0.29%) DV Cleared
10 84 (0.25%) MCP
11 80 (0.24%) Sun Certification
12 52 (0.15%) MCTS
13 47 (0.14%) MCPD
14 46 (0.14%) OCPJP
15 45 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 42 (0.12%) MCAD
17 31 (0.092%) ITIL Certification
18 30 (0.089%) Oracle Certification
19 21 (0.062%) MCSE
20 19 (0.056%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1689 (4.99%) QA
2 278 (0.82%) ISO 9001
3 183 (0.54%) SLA
4 93 (0.27%) WCAG
5 92 (0.27%) WAI
6 36 (0.11%) PCI DSS
7 28 (0.083%) HL7
8 19 (0.056%) GAMP
9 18 (0.053%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 16 (0.047%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 8 (0.024%) Data Quality
12 6 (0.018%) ISO 14001
13 5 (0.015%) EMIR
13 5 (0.015%) Dodd-Frank
14 4 (0.012%) Basel III
15 2 (0.006%) COBIT
15 2 (0.006%) ISO 8583
15 2 (0.006%) TickIT
16 1 (0.003%) SNOMED CT
16 1 (0.003%) DICOM
System Software
1 162 (0.48%) Active Directory
2 142 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 90 (0.27%) Varnish
4 51 (0.15%) Hyper-V
5 42 (0.12%) vSphere
6 32 (0.095%) VMware ESXi
6 32 (0.095%) Oracle RAC
7 31 (0.092%) NFS
8 28 (0.083%) Firmware
9 22 (0.065%) Docker
10 20 (0.059%) VirtualBox
10 20 (0.059%) SRDF
10 20 (0.059%) HDFS
11 12 (0.035%) VMware ESX
12 11 (0.032%) OpenSIPS
13 8 (0.024%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 8 (0.024%) Shibboleth
14 7 (0.021%) Cygwin
14 7 (0.021%) IMail Server
15 6 (0.018%) Xen
Systems Management
1 357 (1.05%) Puppet
2 296 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
3 78 (0.23%) Ansible
4 75 (0.22%) logstash
5 72 (0.21%) Vagrant
6 62 (0.18%) Capistrano
7 55 (0.16%) Nagios
8 52 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
9 47 (0.14%) Graphite
10 37 (0.11%) StatsD
11 34 (0.10%) SCVMM
12 31 (0.092%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 27 (0.080%) Kibana
14 24 (0.071%) ZABBIX
15 19 (0.056%) cPanel
16 17 (0.050%) Plesk
16 17 (0.050%) OpenView
17 16 (0.047%) SCOM
18 15 (0.044%) Tivoli
19 14 (0.041%) Opsview
Vendors
1 5048 (14.91%) Microsoft
2 2745 (8.11%) Oracle
3 1322 (3.90%) Adobe
4 1255 (3.71%) Zend
5 916 (2.71%) Google
6 586 (1.73%) Twitter
7 554 (1.64%) Facebook
8 408 (1.20%) IBM
9 407 (1.20%) Sitecore
10 263 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
11 254 (0.75%) EPiServer
12 229 (0.68%) Telerik
13 220 (0.65%) Sencha
14 213 (0.63%) VMware
15 211 (0.62%) SAP
16 187 (0.55%) Xamarin
17 168 (0.50%) hybris
18 162 (0.48%) Red Hat
19 151 (0.45%) Sybase
20 140 (0.41%) Endeca
United Kingdom
GCHQ
Salary: To £46k including bonuses
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
United Kingdom
GCHQ
Salary: To £46k including bonuses
Posted: 10 hours ago
United Kingdom
GCHQ
Salary: From £25k including bonuses
Posted: 10 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + bens, bens, bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Coburg Banks IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hampshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 to £60000 per annum - share options
Posted: 13 hours ago
Kings Langley, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £28000 to £45000 per annum - shares, pension, medical
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £38000 to £45000 per annum - Bonus,Pension,BUPA
Posted: 13 hours ago
West Midlands
Kyna Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago