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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 11 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 17015 17847 15360
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.32% 14.77% 13.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.13% 28.04% 25.86%
Number of salaries quoted 14616 15415 13852
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £56,500
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
56471 63654 59392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.86% 52.68% 53.41%
Number of salaries quoted 48022 53665 50915
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 £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 15913 £42,500 +6.25% 2728
London +3 6169 £50,000 +5.26% 946
South East +1 3463 £40,000 - 505
East of England +3 1332 £40,000 - 215
North West 0 1136 £35,850 +2.42% 311
Yorkshire +3 1126 £37,500 - 194
South West +3 1117 £35,820 +2.34% 202
City of London -1 1116 £50,000 - 285
West Midlands +6 856 £35,000 -5.40% 168
Surrey +5 767 £47,500 +17.28% 97
Manchester +2 703 £35,000 - 153
Hampshire -3 666 £38,750 +10.71% 94
Berkshire +1 640 £46,000 +8.23% 82
West Yorkshire +2 593 £38,000 +1.33% 112
East Midlands 0 588 £37,500 +7.14% 148
Scotland 0 532 £40,000 +3.89% 74
Leeds +1 438 £38,000 +1.33% 69
Bristol +10 383 £37,500 +7.14% 80
Hertfordshire +3 358 £45,000 +12.50% 51
Oxfordshire +1 356 £40,000 - 91
Cambridgeshire -1 356 £42,500 +13.33% 80
East Sussex -1 322 £38,000 +8.57% 39
Buckinghamshire 0 290 £39,500 +5.33% 40
Brighton -1 289 £38,000 +8.57% 27
Glasgow +4 286 £40,000 - 31
North Yorkshire +6 275 £39,500 +5.33% 40
Birmingham +3 260 £35,000 - 48
Cheshire +1 260 £40,000 +17.64% 88
Cambridge -4 254 £40,000 +6.66% 48
Nottinghamshire -3 247 £37,500 +11.94% 55

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 25574 (77.25%) HTML
2 22444 (67.79%) CSS
3 14563 (43.99%) .NET
4 13842 (41.81%) jQuery
5 13605 (41.09%) C#
6 13304 (40.18%) Agile Software Development
7 11493 (34.71%) MVC
8 10953 (33.08%) SQL
9 10635 (32.12%) ASP.NET
10 10088 (30.47%) SQL Server
11 9936 (30.01%) HTML5
12 7356 (22.22%) Java
13 7184 (21.70%) PHP
14 6220 (18.79%) TDD
15 6201 (18.73%) CSS3
16 6170 (18.64%) OO
17 6109 (18.45%) XML
18 5340 (16.13%) AngularJS
19 5308 (16.03%) Web Services
20 5154 (15.57%) MySQL
21 5043 (15.23%) ASP.NET MVC
22 5032 (15.20%) Degree
23 4965 (15.00%) Ajax
24 4930 (14.89%) Microsoft
25 4732 (14.29%) Scrum
26 4514 (13.63%) Finance
27 4310 (13.02%) Git (software)
28 4240 (12.81%) Web Development
29 4047 (12.22%) Software Engineering
30 3965 (11.98%) Linux

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 2608 (7.88%) Node.js
2 2345 (7.08%) CMS
3 1501 (4.53%) Apache
4 1374 (4.15%) IIS
5 1346 (4.07%) SharePoint
6 1321 (3.99%) WordPress
7 1170 (3.53%) Tomcat
8 968 (2.92%) Drupal
9 636 (1.92%) JBoss
10 584 (1.76%) Umbraco
11 583 (1.76%) WebSphere
12 460 (1.39%) WebLogic
13 394 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
14 337 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
15 328 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
16 325 (0.98%) nginx
17 306 (0.92%) Joomla!
18 302 (0.91%) Apache Solr
19 290 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
20 253 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2150 (6.49%) MS Excel
2 1515 (4.58%) Photoshop
3 580 (1.75%) Adobe Illustrator
4 383 (1.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 381 (1.15%) MS Office
6 188 (0.57%) Fireworks
7 158 (0.48%) MS Visio
8 157 (0.47%) InDesign
9 135 (0.41%) InfoPath
10 91 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
11 86 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
12 46 (0.14%) MS Project
13 40 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
14 38 (0.11%) AutoCAD
15 25 (0.076%) Acrobat
16 22 (0.066%) Adobe Captivate
17 18 (0.054%) GIMP
18 15 (0.045%) SPSS
19 14 (0.042%) PowerPivot
20 11 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 797 (2.41%) Magento
2 452 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 294 (0.89%) Google Analytics
4 63 (0.19%) RMDS
5 53 (0.16%) WebTrends
6 49 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 43 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
8 41 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
9 36 (0.11%) SiteCatalyst
10 28 (0.085%) Dynamics AX
11 25 (0.076%) Dynamics NAV
12 23 (0.069%) Shopify
13 13 (0.039%) Towers Watson Igloo
13 13 (0.039%) Remedy ITSM
14 12 (0.036%) Oracle Applications
15 11 (0.033%) SalesLogix
15 11 (0.033%) Fredhopper
15 11 (0.033%) Scribe Insight
16 10 (0.030%) Sage CRM
16 10 (0.030%) Zen Cart
Cloud Services
1 1291 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1156 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 745 (2.25%) SaaS
4 455 (1.37%) GitHub
5 165 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
6 149 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
7 117 (0.35%) Office 365
8 111 (0.34%) PaaS
9 108 (0.33%) Amazon S3
10 75 (0.23%) Heroku
11 64 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
12 46 (0.14%) Force.com
12 46 (0.14%) Silverpop
13 33 (0.100%) Rackspace Cloud
13 33 (0.100%) IaaS
14 32 (0.097%) Amazon SQS
15 26 (0.079%) Google App Engine
16 23 (0.069%) Trello
16 23 (0.069%) AWS OpsWorks
17 21 (0.063%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 1232 (3.72%) Internet
2 1043 (3.15%) HTTP
3 336 (1.01%) Intranet
4 298 (0.90%) TCP/IP
5 246 (0.74%) DNS
6 142 (0.43%) SSL
7 128 (0.39%) Firewall
8 99 (0.30%) LAN
8 99 (0.30%) WAN
9 93 (0.28%) Broadband
9 93 (0.28%) SAN
9 93 (0.28%) SSH
10 80 (0.24%) VPN
11 78 (0.24%) LDAP
12 63 (0.19%) Wireless
13 62 (0.19%) VoIP
14 61 (0.18%) FTP
15 60 (0.18%) Fibre Channel
16 59 (0.18%) FCoE
17 58 (0.18%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10088 (30.47%) SQL Server
2 5154 (15.57%) MySQL
3 1786 (5.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 1733 (5.23%) Relational Database
5 1599 (4.83%) MongoDB
6 1447 (4.37%) NoSQL
7 908 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
8 876 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 796 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
10 742 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 680 (2.05%) RDBMS
12 604 (1.82%) Big Data
13 601 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
14 433 (1.31%) Oracle Database
15 335 (1.01%) Redis
16 323 (0.98%) Hadoop
17 255 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
18 249 (0.75%) DB2
19 241 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
20 236 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4310 (13.02%) Git (software)
2 2522 (7.62%) Subversion
3 2502 (7.56%) Visual Studio
4 1503 (4.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 1094 (3.30%) Selenium
6 1004 (3.03%) Maven
7 955 (2.88%) Jenkins
8 933 (2.82%) NUnit
9 922 (2.78%) JIRA
10 814 (2.46%) Eclipse
11 805 (2.43%) JUnit
12 623 (1.88%) Grunt
13 621 (1.88%) Jasmine
14 532 (1.61%) Cucumber
15 484 (1.46%) Ant
16 474 (1.43%) TeamCity
17 348 (1.05%) Rhino Mocks
18 319 (0.96%) WebDriver
19 262 (0.79%) PHPUnit
20 241 (0.73%) SpecFlow
General
1 4514 (13.63%) Finance
2 2386 (7.21%) Marketing
3 1292 (3.90%) Retail
4 1023 (3.09%) Advertising
5 946 (2.86%) Banking
6 851 (2.57%) Games
7 770 (2.33%) Telecoms
8 434 (1.31%) Publishing
9 304 (0.92%) Back Office
10 221 (0.67%) Investment Banking
11 209 (0.63%) Law
12 199 (0.60%) Legal
13 184 (0.56%) Automotive
14 180 (0.54%) Financial Institution
15 179 (0.54%) Front Office
16 166 (0.50%) Manufacturing
16 166 (0.50%) Multimedia
17 141 (0.43%) French Language
18 136 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
19 105 (0.32%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26524 (80.12%) Developer
2 5937 (17.93%) .NET Developer
3 4869 (14.71%) Web Developer
4 4550 (13.74%) Senior Developer
5 3945 (11.92%) C# Developer
6 3328 (10.05%) Front-End Developer
7 2955 (8.93%) C# .NET Developer
8 2750 (8.31%) PHP Developer
9 2640 (7.97%) Java Developer
10 2554 (7.71%) Software Developer
11 1842 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
12 1729 (5.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 1556 (4.70%) Junior
14 1506 (4.55%) Software Engineer
15 1419 (4.29%) Junior Developer
16 1349 (4.07%) JavaScript Developer
17 1124 (3.40%) Senior .NET Developer
18 999 (3.02%) Lead Developer
19 941 (2.84%) Analyst
20 807 (2.44%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25574 (77.25%) HTML
2 22444 (67.79%) CSS
3 14563 (43.99%) .NET
4 13842 (41.81%) jQuery
5 10635 (32.12%) ASP.NET
6 9936 (30.01%) HTML5
7 6201 (18.73%) CSS3
8 6109 (18.45%) XML
9 5340 (16.13%) AngularJS
10 5308 (16.03%) Web Services
11 5043 (15.23%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4965 (15.00%) Ajax
13 3897 (11.77%) .NET Framework
14 2780 (8.40%) JSON
15 2688 (8.12%) WCF
16 2376 (7.18%) Spring
17 2056 (6.21%) Entity Framework
18 2004 (6.05%) Backbone.js
19 1986 (6.00%) REST
20 1825 (5.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3285 (9.92%) User Experience
2 2570 (7.76%) Computer Science
3 1790 (5.41%) Open Source
4 1759 (5.31%) Mobile App
5 1676 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
6 703 (2.12%) Social Media
7 656 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
8 528 (1.59%) Mathematics
9 506 (1.53%) W3C
10 449 (1.36%) Visualisation
11 423 (1.28%) N-Tier
12 406 (1.23%) Client/Server
13 340 (1.03%) Management Information System
14 318 (0.96%) Algorithms
15 316 (0.95%) Blog
16 313 (0.95%) Graphic Design
17 288 (0.87%) Digital Media
18 285 (0.86%) Hedge funds
19 253 (0.76%) iPhone
20 247 (0.75%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3965 (11.98%) Linux
2 3157 (9.54%) Windows
3 1614 (4.88%) Android
4 1479 (4.47%) Apple iOS
5 1335 (4.03%) UNIX
6 249 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 174 (0.53%) Mac OS X
8 173 (0.52%) Solaris
9 159 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 115 (0.35%) CentOS
11 112 (0.34%) Ubuntu
12 111 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
13 109 (0.33%) Windows 8
14 105 (0.32%) Windows Phone
15 100 (0.30%) Windows 7
16 91 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
17 86 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
18 72 (0.22%) AIX
19 71 (0.21%) Debian
20 52 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13304 (40.18%) Agile Software Development
2 11493 (34.71%) MVC
3 6220 (18.79%) TDD
4 6170 (18.64%) OO
5 4732 (14.29%) Scrum
6 4240 (12.81%) Web Development
7 4047 (12.22%) Software Engineering
8 3540 (10.69%) E-Commerce
9 2384 (7.20%) OOP
10 2240 (6.77%) Continuous Integration
11 2122 (6.41%) BDD
12 1959 (5.92%) Unit Testing
13 1789 (5.40%) Responsive Web Design
14 1632 (4.93%) Mentoring
15 1308 (3.95%) Web Design
16 1200 (3.62%) SOA
17 1191 (3.60%) CRM
18 1161 (3.51%) Analytics
19 1065 (3.22%) Mobile Development
20 1054 (3.18%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13605 (41.09%) C#
2 10953 (33.08%) SQL
3 7356 (22.22%) Java
4 7184 (21.70%) PHP
5 2276 (6.87%) Python
6 2246 (6.78%) T-SQL
7 2081 (6.29%) VB.NET
8 1731 (5.23%) C++
9 1661 (5.02%) Ruby
10 975 (2.94%) VB
11 857 (2.59%) Perl
12 819 (2.47%) PHP5
13 738 (2.23%) C
14 617 (1.86%) Objective-C
15 493 (1.49%) PL/SQL
16 399 (1.21%) Scala
17 378 (1.14%) Bash Shell
18 375 (1.13%) VB6
19 353 (1.07%) PowerShell
20 331 (1.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5032 (15.20%) Degree
2 585 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 430 (1.30%) Security Cleared
4 297 (0.90%) SC Cleared
5 158 (0.48%) ISEB
6 133 (0.40%) MCSD
7 122 (0.37%) DV Cleared
8 113 (0.34%) ISTQB
9 109 (0.33%) MCP
10 90 (0.27%) PhD
11 62 (0.19%) MCPD
12 53 (0.16%) MCTS
13 50 (0.15%) OCPJP
14 49 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 48 (0.14%) MCAD
16 47 (0.14%) Sun Certification
17 45 (0.14%) HND
18 40 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
19 35 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
20 21 (0.063%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1541 (4.65%) QA
2 176 (0.53%) ISO 9001
3 126 (0.38%) SLA
4 81 (0.24%) WCAG
5 74 (0.22%) WAI
6 39 (0.12%) PCI DSS
7 27 (0.082%) HL7
8 23 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 23 (0.069%) PMBOK
9 18 (0.054%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 9 (0.027%) Section 508
11 8 (0.024%) Data Quality
11 8 (0.024%) TickIT
12 7 (0.021%) ISO 14001
13 6 (0.018%) DICOM
14 4 (0.012%) COBIT
15 3 (0.009%) ISO 8583
16 2 (0.006%) GCP
16 2 (0.006%) DO-178B
17 1 (0.003%) JTAG
System Software
1 189 (0.57%) Active Directory
2 184 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 89 (0.27%) Varnish
4 80 (0.24%) Docker
5 79 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
6 67 (0.20%) Hyper-V
7 64 (0.19%) NFS
8 56 (0.17%) SRDF
9 42 (0.13%) Firmware
10 35 (0.11%) vSphere
11 31 (0.094%) VirtualBox
12 28 (0.085%) VMware ESXi
13 24 (0.072%) KVM
14 21 (0.063%) iptables
15 19 (0.057%) Xen
16 12 (0.036%) vCloud
17 11 (0.033%) IMail Server
17 11 (0.033%) XenApp
18 10 (0.030%) VMware ESX
18 10 (0.030%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 388 (1.17%) Puppet
2 348 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
3 112 (0.34%) Vagrant
4 106 (0.32%) Ansible
5 66 (0.20%) Nagios
6 47 (0.14%) Capistrano
7 43 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
8 40 (0.12%) logstash
9 38 (0.11%) Graphite
10 27 (0.082%) ZABBIX
11 26 (0.079%) Plesk
12 25 (0.076%) SCCM
12 25 (0.076%) Tivoli
12 25 (0.076%) StatsD
13 24 (0.072%) Kibana
14 23 (0.069%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 22 (0.066%) Munin
16 19 (0.057%) HP UCMDB
17 17 (0.051%) Pingdom
17 17 (0.051%) Salt
Vendors
1 4930 (14.89%) Microsoft
2 2657 (8.03%) Oracle
3 1202 (3.63%) Adobe
4 1144 (3.46%) Zend
5 968 (2.92%) Google
6 541 (1.63%) Facebook
7 529 (1.60%) Twitter
8 432 (1.30%) IBM
9 375 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
10 363 (1.10%) Sitecore
11 258 (0.78%) VMware
12 223 (0.67%) SAP
13 207 (0.63%) hybris
14 195 (0.59%) Xamarin
15 183 (0.55%) Sybase
16 181 (0.55%) Apple
17 160 (0.48%) Telerik
18 157 (0.47%) EPiServer
19 151 (0.46%) Sencha
20 137 (0.41%) Cisco
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: bonus, Benefits, shares
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
ECS Recruitment Group Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £45k - £55k per annum + 10% bonus,extensive Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: bonus, shares
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Thinkers Connect
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 5 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
MAPP Ltd.
Salary: benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Stream Recruitment
Posted: 5 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash
Salary: Great Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Progressive North
Posted: 5 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £65k - 70k per annum, Benefits: Pension, 25 days
Posted: 5 hours ago
Wiltshire
ISL (Incite Solutions Ltd)
Posted: 5 hours ago
Essex
Roc Search Limited
Posted: 5 hours ago
Staffordshire
Computer People
Salary: bonus, car, Pension, etc.
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Propel London
Salary: benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago