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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 12 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 16658 16405 14884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 14.62% 15.08% 13.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.01% 28.15% 24.51%
Number of salaries quoted 14302 14543 13318
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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
57413 58285 60715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.38% 53.59% 53.73%
Number of salaries quoted 48389 50300 53090
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -1 15679 £40,000 - 2410
London +2 6152 £50,000 +5.26% 741
South East +2 3342 £40,000 +6.66% 464
City of London +2 1408 £52,500 +12.90% 238
North West -2 1281 £35,000 +3.70% 327
South West +3 1179 £35,000 - 263
Yorkshire -1 1079 £35,000 +7.69% 205
East of England -4 1038 £40,000 +6.66% 148
West Midlands -1 813 £36,000 +2.85% 111
Surrey -1 760 £45,000 +12.50% 69
Hampshire +2 740 £35,000 - 121
Manchester -4 740 £35,000 - 188
East Midlands +3 722 £35,000 +7.69% 107
West Yorkshire -3 617 £37,500 +7.14% 114
Berkshire -5 600 £40,000 -3.61% 72
Scotland +3 502 £37,750 +0.66% 100
Leeds -7 389 £40,000 +17.64% 67
Cambridgeshire 0 335 £39,500 +3.94% 49
Oxfordshire +2 302 £37,500 +7.14% 59
East Sussex -4 297 £35,500 +1.42% 27
Nottinghamshire +2 290 £35,000 +7.69% 30
Cheshire -1 286 £35,000 - 74
Hertfordshire -7 282 £42,500 +13.33% 46
Buckinghamshire -2 281 £37,500 -6.25% 58
Brighton -3 280 £36,000 +2.85% 25
Bristol +1 264 £37,500 +7.14% 66
Birmingham -10 252 £37,500 +7.14% 29
Nottingham -1 238 £35,000 +14.75% 23
Cambridge -3 238 £40,000 +0.62% 29
North Yorkshire +12 232 £35,000 - 47

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 27063 (78.06%) HTML
2 23971 (69.14%) CSS
3 15134 (43.65%) .NET
4 14955 (43.14%) jQuery
5 14011 (40.41%) C#
6 12943 (37.33%) Agile Software Development
7 11510 (33.20%) MVC
8 11402 (32.89%) SQL
9 11316 (32.64%) ASP.NET
10 10250 (29.57%) SQL Server
11 10051 (28.99%) HTML5
12 8114 (23.40%) Java
13 7344 (21.18%) PHP
14 7017 (20.24%) XML
15 6660 (19.21%) OO
16 6497 (18.74%) CSS3
17 6176 (17.81%) TDD
18 5868 (16.93%) MySQL
19 5719 (16.50%) Web Services
20 5636 (16.26%) Ajax
21 5511 (15.90%) Degree
22 5144 (14.84%) Microsoft
23 4882 (14.08%) ASP.NET MVC
24 4638 (13.38%) Scrum
25 4497 (12.97%) Web Development
26 4445 (12.82%) Finance
27 4133 (11.92%) Linux
28 4128 (11.91%) E-Commerce
29 4126 (11.90%) Git (software)
30 4042 (11.66%) .NET Framework

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2592 (7.48%) CMS
2 2233 (6.44%) Node.js
3 1679 (4.84%) SharePoint
4 1649 (4.76%) Apache
5 1639 (4.73%) IIS
6 1394 (4.02%) WordPress
7 1159 (3.34%) Tomcat
8 1113 (3.21%) Drupal
9 706 (2.04%) JBoss
10 685 (1.98%) Umbraco
11 571 (1.65%) WebSphere
12 451 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
13 439 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
14 406 (1.17%) WebLogic
15 357 (1.03%) Apache Solr
16 351 (1.01%) nginx
17 324 (0.93%) Joomla!
18 316 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
19 251 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
20 247 (0.71%) Confluence
Applications
1 2368 (6.83%) MS Excel
2 1852 (5.34%) Photoshop
3 801 (2.31%) Adobe Illustrator
4 444 (1.28%) MS Office
5 346 (1.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 248 (0.72%) Fireworks
7 155 (0.45%) InfoPath
8 126 (0.36%) MS Visio
9 115 (0.33%) InDesign
10 105 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
11 61 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
12 60 (0.17%) MS Project
13 31 (0.089%) Adobe After Effects
14 25 (0.072%) Acrobat
15 20 (0.058%) SPSS
16 18 (0.052%) Mingle
17 13 (0.037%) AutoCAD
17 13 (0.037%) GIMP
18 11 (0.032%) XMetaL
18 11 (0.032%) Weka
Business Applications
1 637 (1.84%) Magento
2 456 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 341 (0.98%) Google Analytics
4 81 (0.23%) WebTrends
5 53 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
6 51 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
7 47 (0.14%) Shopify
8 39 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 37 (0.11%) SiteCatalyst
10 32 (0.092%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 30 (0.087%) Dynamics NAV
11 30 (0.087%) Tridion
12 28 (0.081%) osCommerce
13 27 (0.078%) RMDS
14 18 (0.052%) Oracle EBS
15 17 (0.049%) Remedy ITSM
16 14 (0.040%) Oracle Cash Management
17 11 (0.032%) Oracle iRecruitment
18 9 (0.026%) Sage 200
19 8 (0.023%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 888 (2.56%) SaaS
2 756 (2.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 641 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
4 451 (1.30%) GitHub
5 198 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
6 170 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
7 103 (0.30%) Office 365
8 102 (0.29%) Amazon S3
9 84 (0.24%) PaaS
10 79 (0.23%) Trello
11 42 (0.12%) IaaS
12 40 (0.12%) Heroku
13 39 (0.11%) Rackspace Cloud
14 38 (0.11%) Joyent
14 38 (0.11%) Force.com
15 35 (0.10%) Google App Engine
16 29 (0.084%) Amazon SQS
17 23 (0.066%) Google Apps
17 23 (0.066%) Basecamp
18 18 (0.052%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 1364 (3.93%) Internet
2 1093 (3.15%) HTTP
3 592 (1.71%) Intranet
4 254 (0.73%) TCP/IP
5 230 (0.66%) DNS
6 168 (0.48%) Firewall
7 134 (0.39%) SSL
8 131 (0.38%) Extranet
9 106 (0.31%) SAN
10 104 (0.30%) LDAP
11 102 (0.29%) SSH
12 91 (0.26%) SMTP
13 88 (0.25%) Broadband
14 79 (0.23%) FTP
15 68 (0.20%) SNMP
16 60 (0.17%) CTI
16 60 (0.17%) VPN
17 56 (0.16%) VoIP
18 55 (0.16%) AMQP
19 45 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10250 (29.57%) SQL Server
2 5868 (16.93%) MySQL
3 1967 (5.67%) Relational Database
4 1945 (5.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 1200 (3.46%) MongoDB
6 1155 (3.33%) NoSQL
7 1048 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 911 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
9 814 (2.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 765 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
11 699 (2.02%) Big Data
12 669 (1.93%) RDBMS
13 654 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
14 485 (1.40%) Oracle Database
15 375 (1.08%) Hadoop
16 345 (1.00%) Redis
17 320 (0.92%) RavenDB
18 317 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 232 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
20 225 (0.65%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4126 (11.90%) Git (software)
2 2955 (8.52%) Visual Studio
3 2863 (8.26%) Subversion
4 1538 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 1128 (3.25%) NUnit
6 1097 (3.16%) Selenium
7 1029 (2.97%) JUnit
8 943 (2.72%) Maven
9 923 (2.66%) JIRA
10 905 (2.61%) Jenkins
11 889 (2.56%) Eclipse
12 765 (2.21%) Cucumber
13 596 (1.72%) TeamCity
14 587 (1.69%) Jasmine
15 564 (1.63%) Rhino Mocks
16 544 (1.57%) Ant
17 398 (1.15%) Grunt
18 358 (1.03%) ReSharper
19 332 (0.96%) WebDriver
20 330 (0.95%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4445 (12.82%) Finance
2 2533 (7.31%) Marketing
3 1390 (4.01%) Retail
4 977 (2.82%) Games
5 936 (2.70%) Banking
6 928 (2.68%) Advertising
7 666 (1.92%) Telecoms
8 573 (1.65%) Publishing
9 383 (1.10%) Back Office
10 275 (0.79%) Law
11 274 (0.79%) Legal
12 240 (0.69%) Investment Banking
13 237 (0.68%) Manufacturing
14 232 (0.67%) Automotive
15 213 (0.61%) Front Office
16 183 (0.53%) Financial Institution
17 159 (0.46%) French Language
18 127 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
19 124 (0.36%) Multimedia
20 98 (0.28%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 27810 (80.22%) Developer
2 6240 (18.00%) .NET Developer
3 5455 (15.73%) Web Developer
4 4946 (14.27%) Senior Developer
5 3955 (11.41%) C# Developer
6 3309 (9.54%) Front-End Developer
7 3061 (8.83%) PHP Developer
8 2974 (8.58%) Java Developer
9 2944 (8.49%) C# .NET Developer
10 2587 (7.46%) Software Developer
11 2168 (6.25%) ASP.NET Developer
12 1864 (5.38%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 1552 (4.48%) Junior
14 1411 (4.07%) Junior Developer
15 1364 (3.93%) Software Engineer
16 1309 (3.78%) JavaScript Developer
17 1306 (3.77%) Senior .NET Developer
18 1268 (3.66%) Analyst
19 1016 (2.93%) Programmer
20 972 (2.80%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27063 (78.06%) HTML
2 23971 (69.14%) CSS
3 15134 (43.65%) .NET
4 14955 (43.14%) jQuery
5 11316 (32.64%) ASP.NET
6 10051 (28.99%) HTML5
7 7017 (20.24%) XML
8 6497 (18.74%) CSS3
9 5719 (16.50%) Web Services
10 5636 (16.26%) Ajax
11 4882 (14.08%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4042 (11.66%) .NET Framework
13 4003 (11.55%) AngularJS
14 2963 (8.55%) WCF
15 2751 (7.94%) JSON
16 2516 (7.26%) Spring
17 2379 (6.86%) Backbone.js
18 2165 (6.24%) SOAP
19 2121 (6.12%) XHTML
20 2082 (6.01%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3426 (9.88%) User Experience
2 3097 (8.93%) Computer Science
3 1885 (5.44%) Open Source
4 1798 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
5 1782 (5.14%) Mobile App
6 681 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
7 679 (1.96%) Social Media
8 633 (1.83%) Mathematics
9 463 (1.34%) N-Tier
10 456 (1.32%) Visualisation
11 451 (1.30%) Algorithms
12 447 (1.29%) Client/Server
13 413 (1.19%) W3C
14 377 (1.09%) Digital Media
15 328 (0.95%) Management Information System
16 310 (0.89%) Blog
17 274 (0.79%) Data Structures
18 265 (0.76%) Graphic Design
19 264 (0.76%) iPhone
20 234 (0.67%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 4133 (11.92%) Linux
2 3276 (9.45%) Windows
3 1817 (5.24%) Android
4 1699 (4.90%) Apple iOS
5 1537 (4.43%) UNIX
6 263 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 211 (0.61%) Solaris
8 177 (0.51%) Ubuntu
9 171 (0.49%) Windows 8
10 164 (0.47%) Windows Phone
11 160 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 151 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
13 133 (0.38%) Mac OS X
14 116 (0.33%) CentOS
15 109 (0.31%) Windows 7
16 102 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
17 94 (0.27%) Debian
18 70 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
19 55 (0.16%) AIX
20 45 (0.13%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12943 (37.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11510 (33.20%) MVC
3 6660 (19.21%) OO
4 6176 (17.81%) TDD
5 4638 (13.38%) Scrum
6 4497 (12.97%) Web Development
7 4128 (11.91%) E-Commerce
8 4035 (11.64%) Software Engineering
9 2796 (8.06%) OOP
10 2426 (7.00%) Continuous Integration
11 2395 (6.91%) Unit Testing
12 2268 (6.54%) BDD
13 1874 (5.41%) Mentoring
14 1721 (4.96%) Responsive Web Design
15 1486 (4.29%) SOA
16 1274 (3.67%) OOD
17 1173 (3.38%) SEO
18 1140 (3.29%) Web Design
19 1129 (3.26%) Project Management
20 1114 (3.21%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 14011 (40.41%) C#
2 11402 (32.89%) SQL
3 8114 (23.40%) Java
4 7344 (21.18%) PHP
5 2404 (6.93%) T-SQL
6 2222 (6.41%) Python
7 2220 (6.40%) VB.NET
8 1930 (5.57%) Ruby
9 1774 (5.12%) C++
10 1283 (3.70%) PHP5
11 1049 (3.03%) VB
12 980 (2.83%) Perl
13 877 (2.53%) C
14 588 (1.70%) PL/SQL
15 521 (1.50%) Objective-C
16 393 (1.13%) VBScript
17 392 (1.13%) VB6
18 367 (1.06%) Scala
19 363 (1.05%) PowerShell
20 359 (1.04%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 5511 (15.90%) Degree
2 509 (1.47%) Security Cleared
3 495 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 321 (0.93%) SC Cleared
5 159 (0.46%) MCSD
6 155 (0.45%) ISEB
7 115 (0.33%) MCP
8 114 (0.33%) ISTQB
9 103 (0.30%) PhD
10 102 (0.29%) DV Cleared
10 102 (0.29%) MCTS
11 86 (0.25%) MCAD
12 79 (0.23%) Sun Certification
13 38 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 35 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
15 34 (0.098%) MCPD
16 33 (0.095%) Oracle Certification
16 33 (0.095%) OCPJP
17 32 (0.092%) Postgraduate
17 32 (0.092%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1722 (4.97%) QA
2 306 (0.88%) ISO 9001
3 199 (0.57%) SLA
4 113 (0.33%) WCAG
5 97 (0.28%) WAI
6 31 (0.089%) PCI DSS
7 22 (0.063%) HL7
8 18 (0.052%) GAMP
8 18 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 12 (0.035%) Data Quality
10 8 (0.023%) Basel III
11 7 (0.020%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 6 (0.017%) EMIR
13 5 (0.014%) Dodd-Frank
13 5 (0.014%) ISO 14001
14 4 (0.012%) CRD IV
15 2 (0.006%) ISO 8583
15 2 (0.006%) TickIT
16 1 (0.003%) Section 508
16 1 (0.003%) GPG13
System Software
1 186 (0.54%) Active Directory
2 133 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 96 (0.28%) Varnish
4 50 (0.14%) Hyper-V
5 40 (0.12%) NFS
6 30 (0.087%) Oracle RAC
6 30 (0.087%) vSphere
7 22 (0.063%) SRDF
8 21 (0.061%) VMware ESXi
9 19 (0.055%) Docker
10 17 (0.049%) HDFS
11 15 (0.043%) Firmware
11 15 (0.043%) VMware ESX
11 15 (0.043%) Squid
12 11 (0.032%) OpenSIPS
13 10 (0.029%) vCloud
14 8 (0.023%) Shibboleth
14 8 (0.023%) Xen
14 8 (0.023%) LXC
14 8 (0.023%) KVM
Systems Management
1 396 (1.14%) Puppet
2 308 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
3 76 (0.22%) Capistrano
4 70 (0.20%) Vagrant
5 68 (0.20%) logstash
6 64 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
7 62 (0.18%) Ansible
8 49 (0.14%) Nagios
9 33 (0.095%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 32 (0.092%) ZABBIX
11 30 (0.087%) StatsD
12 28 (0.081%) Kibana
13 25 (0.072%) SCVMM
14 19 (0.055%) Plesk
15 16 (0.046%) HAProxy
16 15 (0.043%) Pingdom
17 12 (0.035%) Opsview
18 10 (0.029%) Zenoss
18 10 (0.029%) SCCM
19 7 (0.020%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5144 (14.84%) Microsoft
2 2913 (8.40%) Oracle
3 1378 (3.97%) Adobe
4 1313 (3.79%) Zend
5 996 (2.87%) Google
6 565 (1.63%) Twitter
7 515 (1.49%) Facebook
8 398 (1.15%) Sitecore
9 369 (1.06%) IBM
10 256 (0.74%) Sencha
11 254 (0.73%) EPiServer
12 232 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
13 229 (0.66%) SAP
14 196 (0.57%) Telerik
15 190 (0.55%) VMware
16 176 (0.51%) Red Hat
17 161 (0.46%) hybris
18 159 (0.46%) Sybase
19 154 (0.44%) Xamarin
20 138 (0.40%) Endeca
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Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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