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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 11 11 12
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 16990 17263 15378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.35% 15.03% 14.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.02% 29.44% 27.47%
Number of salaries quoted 14776 14662 13718
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,900 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
56587 58638 55978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.12% 51.04% 52.70%
Number of salaries quoted 48340 49168 48136
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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 31 August 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 31 August 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 0 15974 £42,500 +6.25% 2626
London +2 6189 £50,000 - 892
South East +2 3566 £41,000 +2.50% 454
City of London +1 1189 £50,000 - 207
Yorkshire +2 1172 £40,000 +6.66% 231
East of England 0 1136 £42,500 +6.25% 165
South West -1 1131 £37,500 +7.14% 152
North West -2 1107 £37,500 +6.20% 341
West Midlands +1 881 £35,000 - 190
West Yorkshire +7 754 £40,000 +6.66% 136
Surrey +1 698 £45,000 +5.88% 59
Hampshire -2 661 £37,500 +7.14% 96
Berkshire +4 653 £45,000 +12.50% 94
Manchester -1 646 £37,500 - 158
East Midlands -2 608 £35,000 - 160
Leeds +10 578 £40,000 - 101
Scotland +1 502 £40,000 +5.26% 91
Buckinghamshire +3 417 £40,000 +11.11% 46
Bristol +10 408 £37,500 - 37
Hertfordshire +2 374 £45,000 +5.88% 51
Oxfordshire -3 317 £40,000 +6.66% 63
Cambridgeshire +2 302 £42,500 +6.25% 69
East Sussex 0 297 £40,000 +6.66% 30
Milton Keynes +3 295 £40,000 +6.66% 28
Cheshire 0 289 £40,000 +14.28% 104
West Sussex +3 287 £42,500 - 31
Brighton +1 273 £40,000 +6.66% 18
Reading +8 272 £45,000 +5.88% 48
Nottinghamshire -3 249 £35,000 - 60
Birmingham +7 241 £35,000 -4.76% 61

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 25260 (75.71%) HTML
2 22067 (66.14%) CSS
3 14235 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
4 13893 (41.64%) .NET
5 13527 (40.55%) jQuery
6 13240 (39.69%) C#
7 11659 (34.95%) MVC
8 10807 (32.39%) SQL
9 10293 (30.85%) ASP.NET
10 10002 (29.98%) HTML5
11 9677 (29.01%) SQL Server
12 7942 (23.81%) Java
13 6885 (20.64%) AngularJS
14 6649 (19.93%) PHP
15 6591 (19.76%) TDD
16 6329 (18.97%) CSS3
17 5654 (16.95%) OO
18 5631 (16.88%) XML
19 5236 (15.69%) ASP.NET MVC
20 5151 (15.44%) Web Services
21 5058 (15.16%) MySQL
22 5054 (15.15%) Scrum
23 4872 (14.60%) Microsoft
24 4810 (14.42%) Degree
25 4761 (14.27%) Finance
26 4426 (13.27%) Git (software)
27 4293 (12.87%) Ajax
28 4045 (12.12%) Web Development
29 4036 (12.10%) Linux
30 4008 (12.01%) Software Engineering

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 3147 (9.43%) Node.js
2 2101 (6.30%) CMS
3 1577 (4.73%) Apache
4 1315 (3.94%) IIS
5 1268 (3.80%) Tomcat
6 1232 (3.69%) SharePoint
7 1099 (3.29%) WordPress
8 752 (2.25%) Drupal
9 625 (1.87%) JBoss
10 611 (1.83%) WebSphere
11 511 (1.53%) Umbraco
12 436 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
13 410 (1.23%) WebLogic
14 353 (1.06%) Apache Solr
15 333 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
16 278 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
17 254 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
18 238 (0.71%) nginx
19 232 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
20 219 (0.66%) Joomla!
Applications
1 2190 (6.56%) MS Excel
2 1213 (3.64%) Photoshop
3 491 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
4 408 (1.22%) MS Office
5 348 (1.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 129 (0.39%) MS Visio
7 115 (0.34%) Fireworks
8 113 (0.34%) InDesign
9 105 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
10 95 (0.28%) InfoPath
11 70 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
12 35 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
13 29 (0.087%) AutoCAD
13 29 (0.087%) SPSS
14 28 (0.084%) MS Project
15 20 (0.060%) Adobe Captivate
16 14 (0.042%) Acrobat
17 13 (0.039%) PowerPivot
18 12 (0.036%) Spreadsheet
19 10 (0.030%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 584 (1.75%) Magento
2 449 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 88 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 71 (0.21%) RMDS
5 40 (0.12%) WebTrends
6 31 (0.093%) Dynamics AX
6 31 (0.093%) Oracle BPM
7 30 (0.090%) Adobe Campaign
8 20 (0.060%) Dynamics NAV
9 16 (0.048%) Markit EDM
9 16 (0.048%) Tridion
10 15 (0.045%) JDE OneWorld
10 15 (0.045%) SAP ERP
10 15 (0.045%) Autonomy Scrittura
10 15 (0.045%) Fredhopper
10 15 (0.045%) Advent Geneva
11 11 (0.033%) Odoo
11 11 (0.033%) Changepoint
11 11 (0.033%) Oracle 11i
12 9 (0.027%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1306 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
2 1104 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 982 (2.94%) SaaS
4 429 (1.29%) GitHub
5 324 (0.97%) Google Analytics
6 178 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
7 160 (0.48%) PaaS
8 159 (0.48%) Office 365
9 130 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
10 108 (0.32%) Heroku
11 99 (0.30%) IaaS
12 97 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
13 80 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
14 53 (0.16%) Force.com
15 42 (0.13%) Google App Engine
16 39 (0.12%) Amazon S3
17 30 (0.090%) Google Compute Engine
18 29 (0.087%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 24 (0.072%) Sumo Logic
20 23 (0.069%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 1162 (3.48%) Internet
2 1024 (3.07%) HTTP
3 324 (0.97%) TCP/IP
4 284 (0.85%) Intranet
5 238 (0.71%) DNS
6 153 (0.46%) Firewall
7 141 (0.42%) SSL
8 132 (0.40%) LAN
9 130 (0.39%) LDAP
10 124 (0.37%) WAN
11 113 (0.34%) SAN
12 112 (0.34%) HTTPS
13 100 (0.30%) SSH
14 85 (0.25%) FTP
15 84 (0.25%) Multicast
16 82 (0.25%) SMTP
17 79 (0.24%) NAS
18 78 (0.23%) CTI
19 72 (0.22%) Broadband
20 70 (0.21%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9677 (29.01%) SQL Server
2 5058 (15.16%) MySQL
3 1820 (5.46%) MongoDB
4 1686 (5.05%) Relational Database
5 1600 (4.80%) NoSQL
6 1510 (4.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 912 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 880 (2.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 844 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
10 812 (2.43%) Big Data
11 797 (2.39%) SQL Server 2012
12 542 (1.62%) RDBMS
13 488 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
14 415 (1.24%) Oracle Database
15 410 (1.23%) Hadoop
16 386 (1.16%) Apache Cassandra
17 349 (1.05%) Redis
18 264 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
19 236 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 216 (0.65%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4426 (13.27%) Git (software)
2 2360 (7.07%) Visual Studio
3 2327 (6.98%) Subversion
4 1779 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1237 (3.71%) Selenium
6 1191 (3.57%) Maven
7 1153 (3.46%) Jenkins
8 971 (2.91%) Grunt
9 894 (2.68%) JIRA
10 871 (2.61%) NUnit
11 833 (2.50%) JUnit
12 793 (2.38%) Eclipse
13 677 (2.03%) Jasmine
14 532 (1.59%) Cucumber
15 510 (1.53%) TeamCity
16 498 (1.49%) Ant
17 415 (1.24%) gulp
18 344 (1.03%) Bower
19 307 (0.92%) Rhino Mocks
20 293 (0.88%) PHPUnit
General
1 4761 (14.27%) Finance
2 2073 (6.21%) Marketing
3 1419 (4.25%) Retail
4 1127 (3.38%) Games
5 963 (2.89%) Banking
6 927 (2.78%) Telecoms
7 604 (1.81%) Advertising
8 384 (1.15%) Publishing
9 366 (1.10%) Back Office
10 292 (0.88%) Law
11 266 (0.80%) Legal
12 248 (0.74%) Manufacturing
13 206 (0.62%) Front Office
14 191 (0.57%) Financial Institution
15 182 (0.55%) Electronics
16 177 (0.53%) Automotive
17 144 (0.43%) Investment Banking
18 126 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
19 113 (0.34%) Multimedia
20 100 (0.30%) French Language
Job Titles
1 26604 (79.74%) Developer
2 5860 (17.56%) .NET Developer
3 4778 (14.32%) Web Developer
4 4684 (14.04%) Senior Developer
5 3736 (11.20%) C# Developer
6 3533 (10.59%) Front-End Developer
7 2868 (8.60%) C# .NET Developer
8 2822 (8.46%) Java Developer
9 2615 (7.84%) PHP Developer
10 2420 (7.25%) Software Developer
11 1691 (5.07%) ASP.NET Developer
12 1615 (4.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 1577 (4.73%) JavaScript Developer
14 1524 (4.57%) Software Engineer
15 1511 (4.53%) Junior
16 1385 (4.15%) Junior Developer
17 1217 (3.65%) Senior .NET Developer
18 1021 (3.06%) Lead Developer
19 888 (2.66%) Analyst
20 881 (2.64%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25260 (75.71%) HTML
2 22067 (66.14%) CSS
3 13893 (41.64%) .NET
4 13527 (40.55%) jQuery
5 10293 (30.85%) ASP.NET
6 10002 (29.98%) HTML5
7 6885 (20.64%) AngularJS
8 6329 (18.97%) CSS3
9 5631 (16.88%) XML
10 5236 (15.69%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5151 (15.44%) Web Services
12 4293 (12.87%) Ajax
13 3671 (11.00%) .NET Framework
14 2640 (7.91%) WCF
15 2633 (7.89%) JSON
16 2541 (7.62%) Spring
17 2423 (7.26%) REST
18 2325 (6.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 2256 (6.76%) Backbone.js
20 2087 (6.26%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3270 (9.80%) User Experience
2 2776 (8.32%) Computer Science
3 1718 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
4 1654 (4.96%) Mobile App
5 736 (2.21%) Mathematics
6 605 (1.81%) Social Media
7 561 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
8 479 (1.44%) Visualisation
9 454 (1.36%) W3C
10 400 (1.20%) Algorithms
11 391 (1.17%) Client/Server
12 362 (1.09%) N-Tier
13 322 (0.97%) Management Information System
14 307 (0.92%) Data Structures
15 292 (0.88%) Digital Media
16 267 (0.80%) Blog
17 253 (0.76%) Inversion of Control
18 244 (0.73%) Hedge funds
19 216 (0.65%) Graphic Design
20 204 (0.61%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4036 (12.10%) Linux
2 3066 (9.19%) Windows
3 1574 (4.72%) Android
4 1490 (4.47%) Apple iOS
5 1468 (4.40%) UNIX
6 324 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 205 (0.61%) Solaris
8 189 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 185 (0.55%) Ubuntu
10 146 (0.44%) Mac OS X
11 129 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
12 127 (0.38%) Windows Phone
13 119 (0.36%) Windows 8
13 119 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 105 (0.31%) CentOS
15 86 (0.26%) Debian
16 84 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
17 79 (0.24%) AIX
18 63 (0.19%) Windows 7
19 46 (0.14%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14235 (42.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11659 (34.95%) MVC
3 6591 (19.76%) TDD
4 5654 (16.95%) OO
5 5054 (15.15%) Scrum
6 4045 (12.12%) Web Development
7 4008 (12.01%) Software Engineering
8 3589 (10.76%) E-Commerce
9 2565 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
10 2331 (6.99%) SDLC
11 2262 (6.78%) OOP
12 2125 (6.37%) BDD
13 2101 (6.30%) Unit Testing
14 1869 (5.60%) Responsive Web Design
15 1864 (5.59%) Open Source
16 1565 (4.69%) Mentoring
17 1274 (3.82%) Analytics
18 1246 (3.73%) CRM
19 1203 (3.61%) Web Design
20 1153 (3.46%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 13240 (39.69%) C#
2 10807 (32.39%) SQL
3 7942 (23.81%) Java
4 6649 (19.93%) PHP
5 2577 (7.72%) Python
6 2467 (7.39%) T-SQL
7 1852 (5.55%) VB.NET
8 1780 (5.34%) Ruby
9 1669 (5.00%) C++
10 958 (2.87%) Perl
11 731 (2.19%) C
12 727 (2.18%) VB
13 716 (2.15%) PHP5
14 687 (2.06%) Scala
15 613 (1.84%) PL/SQL
16 549 (1.65%) Objective-C
17 457 (1.37%) Bash Shell
18 369 (1.11%) PowerShell
19 329 (0.99%) Shell Script
20 319 (0.96%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4810 (14.42%) Degree
2 578 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 384 (1.15%) Security Cleared
4 261 (0.78%) SC Cleared
5 182 (0.55%) ISEB
6 160 (0.48%) ISTQB
7 103 (0.31%) DV Cleared
8 98 (0.29%) PhD
9 78 (0.23%) MCP
10 76 (0.23%) Sun Certification
11 68 (0.20%) MCSD
12 65 (0.19%) HND
13 51 (0.15%) ITIL Certification
14 49 (0.15%) PMI Certification
15 48 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 43 (0.13%) MCPD
17 42 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
18 27 (0.081%) Oracle Certification
18 27 (0.081%) MCAD
19 26 (0.078%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1342 (4.02%) QA
2 117 (0.35%) SLA
3 89 (0.27%) WCAG
4 62 (0.19%) ISO 9001
5 60 (0.18%) PCI DSS
6 47 (0.14%) HL7
7 29 (0.087%) WAI
8 24 (0.072%) GAMP
9 20 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 14 (0.042%) Section 508
11 10 (0.030%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 9 (0.027%) ISO 14001
13 7 (0.021%) DICOM
14 6 (0.018%) Data Quality
14 6 (0.018%) PMBOK
15 5 (0.015%) TickIT
16 2 (0.006%) DO-178B
17 1 (0.003%) Basel III
17 1 (0.003%) JTAG
17 1 (0.003%) COBIT
System Software
1 232 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 188 (0.56%) Docker
3 180 (0.54%) Active Directory
4 110 (0.33%) Varnish
5 105 (0.31%) Hyper-V
6 102 (0.31%) Oracle RAC
7 73 (0.22%) NFS
8 68 (0.20%) SRDF
9 54 (0.16%) KVM
10 45 (0.13%) Xen
11 32 (0.096%) VirtualBox
12 29 (0.087%) HDFS
13 27 (0.081%) IMail Server
14 22 (0.066%) Firmware
15 20 (0.060%) vSphere
16 18 (0.054%) LXC
17 15 (0.045%) Apache ZooKeeper
18 11 (0.033%) XenApp
19 10 (0.030%) XenServer
19 10 (0.030%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 474 (1.42%) Puppet
2 418 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
3 169 (0.51%) Ansible
4 127 (0.38%) Vagrant
5 82 (0.25%) Nagios
6 61 (0.18%) Salt
7 38 (0.11%) cPanel
8 34 (0.10%) logstash
9 31 (0.093%) Capistrano
10 30 (0.090%) Graphite
11 28 (0.084%) ZABBIX
12 26 (0.078%) Kubernetes
12 26 (0.078%) StatsD
13 22 (0.066%) Kibana
13 22 (0.066%) TeamSite
14 21 (0.063%) Plesk
14 21 (0.063%) Pingdom
15 20 (0.060%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 19 (0.057%) HP Quality Center
17 14 (0.042%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4872 (14.60%) Microsoft
2 2692 (8.07%) Oracle
3 1081 (3.24%) Adobe
4 1034 (3.10%) Google
5 1005 (3.01%) Zend
6 396 (1.19%) IBM
7 387 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
8 348 (1.04%) Twitter
9 331 (0.99%) Sitecore
10 311 (0.93%) Facebook
11 307 (0.92%) VMware
12 272 (0.82%) SAP
13 240 (0.72%) hybris
14 237 (0.71%) Xamarin
15 232 (0.70%) Apple
16 180 (0.54%) Sybase
17 175 (0.52%) Cisco
18 147 (0.44%) Red Hat
18 147 (0.44%) ServiceNow
19 145 (0.43%) TIBCO
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Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £Competitive
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London
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
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City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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