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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
JavaScript
Rank 11 11 13
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 17234 15525 15285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 14.91% 14.46% 13.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.22% 27.44% 24.33%
Number of salaries quoted 14641 13882 13766
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
58976 56587 62824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.02% 52.70% 53.66%
Number of salaries quoted 49429 48738 55092
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.79%
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 2 September 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 2 September 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 16192 £40,000 - 2331
London +2 6466 £50,000 +5.26% 860
South East +1 3755 £40,000 +6.66% 398
City of London +1 1466 £50,000 - 263
North West -1 1296 £35,000 +4.47% 272
South West +6 1128 £35,000 +7.69% 174
East of England -1 1105 £40,000 +6.66% 169
Yorkshire -1 987 £37,500 +15.38% 194
Surrey 0 894 £42,500 +6.25% 78
Manchester -1 768 £37,500 +10.29% 162
West Midlands +1 760 £35,000 - 110
Hampshire +2 720 £35,000 - 84
East Midlands +4 628 £35,000 +7.69% 109
Berkshire -4 625 £40,000 - 68
Scotland +8 577 £38,000 +8.57% 96
West Yorkshire -6 527 £37,500 +7.14% 108
Oxfordshire +4 388 £37,500 +7.14% 44
East Sussex -1 382 £36,750 +5.00% 34
Leeds -8 374 £40,000 +14.28% 60
Cambridgeshire 0 373 £40,000 - 62
Brighton -1 354 £37,500 +7.14% 31
Buckinghamshire +3 352 £36,750 -2.00% 45
Hertfordshire -3 306 £42,500 +13.33% 40
Cheshire -1 300 £35,000 +2.94% 54
Glasgow +18 298 £37,500 -3.22% 48
Cambridge -5 288 £40,000 - 43
Nottinghamshire +2 261 £35,000 +15.70% 20
North Yorkshire +5 249 £40,000 +23.07% 41
Dorset +2 247 £37,500 +20.96% 26
Nottingham +2 234 £35,000 +16.66% 16

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 27407 (77.51%) HTML
2 24192 (68.42%) CSS
3 15294 (43.25%) .NET
4 15225 (43.06%) jQuery
5 14011 (39.63%) C#
6 11482 (32.47%) SQL
7 11423 (32.31%) ASP.NET
8 11382 (32.19%) MVC
9 10283 (29.08%) SQL Server
10 10076 (28.50%) HTML5
11 8546 (24.17%) Java
12 7550 (21.35%) PHP
13 7207 (20.38%) XML
14 6812 (19.27%) Agile Software Development
15 6792 (19.21%) OO
16 6542 (18.50%) CSS3
17 6209 (17.56%) TDD
18 6112 (17.29%) MySQL
19 5902 (16.69%) Ajax
20 5828 (16.48%) Web Services
21 5754 (16.27%) Degree
22 5246 (14.84%) Microsoft
23 4814 (13.62%) ASP.NET MVC
24 4583 (12.96%) Scrum
25 4555 (12.88%) Web Development
26 4423 (12.51%) Linux
27 4411 (12.48%) Finance
28 4286 (12.12%) E-Commerce
29 4076 (11.53%) Software Engineering
30 3928 (11.11%) .NET Framework

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2688 (7.60%) CMS
2 2269 (6.42%) Node.js
3 1846 (5.22%) Apache
4 1621 (4.58%) SharePoint
5 1562 (4.42%) IIS
6 1345 (3.80%) WordPress
7 1297 (3.67%) Tomcat
8 1119 (3.16%) Drupal
9 687 (1.94%) Umbraco
10 614 (1.74%) WebSphere
11 432 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
12 428 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
13 355 (1.00%) WebLogic
14 339 (0.96%) Apache Solr
15 333 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
16 320 (0.91%) Joomla!
17 307 (0.87%) nginx
18 231 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
19 218 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
20 217 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2373 (6.71%) MS Excel
2 1868 (5.28%) Photoshop
3 802 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
4 474 (1.34%) MS Office
5 246 (0.70%) Fireworks
6 154 (0.44%) InfoPath
7 130 (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 (0.093%) Adobe After Effects
13 27 (0.076%) Acrobat
14 25 (0.071%) SPSS
15 18 (0.051%) XMetaL
16 16 (0.045%) GIMP
17 14 (0.040%) FastStats
17 14 (0.040%) 3ds Max
18 11 (0.031%) Maya
18 11 (0.031%) ImageReady
Business Applications
1 709 (2.01%) Magento
2 443 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 359 (1.02%) Google Analytics
4 100 (0.28%) WebTrends
5 78 (0.22%) Oracle BPM
6 63 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
7 43 (0.12%) SiteCatalyst
8 38 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 34 (0.096%) Shopify
9 34 (0.096%) Cognos Business Intelligence
10 32 (0.091%) osCommerce
11 28 (0.079%) Oracle CRM
12 23 (0.065%) Dynamics NAV
13 21 (0.059%) Remedy ITSM
14 19 (0.054%) RMDS
15 18 (0.051%) Tridion
16 15 (0.042%) SalesLogix
16 15 (0.042%) Oracle Cash Management
17 11 (0.031%) Oracle EBS
18 9 (0.025%) Pivotal CRM
Cloud Services
1 900 (2.55%) SaaS
2 645 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
3 640 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 445 (1.26%) GitHub
5 169 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
6 163 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
7 89 (0.25%) Amazon S3
8 86 (0.24%) Office 365
9 68 (0.19%) PaaS
10 66 (0.19%) Trello
11 53 (0.15%) Force.com
12 46 (0.13%) Joyent
13 42 (0.12%) Heroku
14 41 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
15 37 (0.10%) IaaS
16 36 (0.10%) Rackspace Cloud
16 36 (0.10%) Google App Engine
17 35 (0.099%) ElastiCache
17 35 (0.099%) Amazon ElastiCache
18 26 (0.074%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1370 (3.87%) Internet
2 1167 (3.30%) HTTP
3 551 (1.56%) Intranet
4 276 (0.78%) TCP/IP
5 229 (0.65%) DNS
6 180 (0.51%) Firewall
7 159 (0.45%) SSL
8 146 (0.41%) LDAP
9 105 (0.30%) Extranet
10 104 (0.29%) SAN
11 103 (0.29%) SMTP
12 90 (0.25%) SSH
13 86 (0.24%) FTP
14 73 (0.21%) SNMP
15 72 (0.20%) VPN
16 67 (0.19%) Broadband
17 63 (0.18%) AMQP
18 61 (0.17%) CTI
19 60 (0.17%) VoIP
20 45 (0.13%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10283 (29.08%) SQL Server
2 6112 (17.29%) MySQL
3 2055 (5.81%) Relational Database
4 2035 (5.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 1224 (3.46%) MongoDB
6 1183 (3.35%) NoSQL
7 1108 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 993 (2.81%) SQL Server 2012
9 885 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
10 848 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 765 (2.16%) Big Data
12 761 (2.15%) RDBMS
13 698 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
14 509 (1.44%) Oracle Database
15 397 (1.12%) Hadoop
16 320 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 318 (0.90%) Redis
18 287 (0.81%) RavenDB
19 258 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
20 214 (0.61%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3898 (11.02%) Git (software)
2 2908 (8.22%) Visual Studio
3 2873 (8.13%) Subversion
4 1491 (4.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 1101 (3.11%) Selenium
6 1040 (2.94%) JUnit
7 1034 (2.92%) NUnit
8 1020 (2.88%) Eclipse
9 988 (2.79%) Maven
10 871 (2.46%) Jenkins
11 839 (2.37%) JIRA
12 696 (1.97%) Cucumber
13 577 (1.63%) Jasmine
14 569 (1.61%) Ant
15 509 (1.44%) Rhino Mocks
16 502 (1.42%) TeamCity
17 410 (1.16%) Grunt
18 370 (1.05%) Dreamweaver
19 323 (0.91%) WebDriver
20 320 (0.91%) Moq
General
1 4411 (12.48%) Finance
2 2686 (7.60%) Marketing
3 1380 (3.90%) Retail
4 1090 (3.08%) Games
5 975 (2.76%) Advertising
6 901 (2.55%) Banking
7 629 (1.78%) Publishing
8 616 (1.74%) Telecoms
9 372 (1.05%) Back Office
10 283 (0.80%) Law
11 273 (0.77%) Legal
12 235 (0.66%) Investment Banking
13 234 (0.66%) Manufacturing
14 215 (0.61%) Automotive
15 198 (0.56%) Financial Institution
16 194 (0.55%) Front Office
17 131 (0.37%) French Language
18 121 (0.34%) Multimedia
19 117 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
20 102 (0.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28378 (80.26%) Developer
2 6335 (17.92%) .NET Developer
3 5580 (15.78%) Web Developer
4 4992 (14.12%) Senior Developer
5 4045 (11.44%) C# Developer
6 3355 (9.49%) Front-End Developer
7 3114 (8.81%) PHP Developer
8 3057 (8.65%) Java Developer
9 3056 (8.64%) C# .NET Developer
10 2638 (7.46%) Software Developer
11 2299 (6.50%) ASP.NET Developer
12 1936 (5.48%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 1490 (4.21%) Junior
14 1437 (4.06%) JavaScript Developer
15 1395 (3.95%) Software Engineer
16 1369 (3.87%) Analyst
17 1355 (3.83%) Senior .NET Developer
18 1332 (3.77%) Junior Developer
19 1185 (3.35%) Programmer
20 1050 (2.97%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27407 (77.51%) HTML
2 24192 (68.42%) CSS
3 15294 (43.25%) .NET
4 15225 (43.06%) jQuery
5 11423 (32.31%) ASP.NET
6 10076 (28.50%) HTML5
7 7207 (20.38%) XML
8 6542 (18.50%) CSS3
9 5902 (16.69%) Ajax
10 5828 (16.48%) Web Services
11 4814 (13.62%) ASP.NET MVC
12 3928 (11.11%) .NET Framework
13 3596 (10.17%) AngularJS
14 2993 (8.46%) WCF
15 2753 (7.79%) JSON
16 2661 (7.53%) Spring
17 2512 (7.10%) Backbone.js
18 2373 (6.71%) XHTML
19 2230 (6.31%) SOAP
20 2208 (6.24%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3198 (9.04%) Computer Science
2 1901 (5.38%) Open Source
3 1873 (5.30%) Mobile App
4 770 (2.18%) Social Media
5 742 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
6 680 (1.92%) Mathematics
7 472 (1.33%) Visualisation
8 464 (1.31%) N-Tier
9 461 (1.30%) Digital Media
10 452 (1.28%) W3C
11 447 (1.26%) Client/Server
12 297 (0.84%) Management Information System
13 286 (0.81%) Blog
14 285 (0.81%) iPhone
15 255 (0.72%) Inversion of Control
16 246 (0.70%) Graphic Design
17 236 (0.67%) iPad
18 203 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 201 (0.57%) RIA
20 188 (0.53%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4423 (12.51%) Linux
2 3325 (9.40%) Windows
3 1879 (5.31%) Android
4 1704 (4.82%) Apple iOS
5 1590 (4.50%) UNIX
6 259 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 227 (0.64%) Solaris
8 202 (0.57%) Ubuntu
9 192 (0.54%) Windows Phone
10 164 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 154 (0.44%) Mac OS X
12 139 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
12 139 (0.39%) Windows 8
13 121 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
14 112 (0.32%) CentOS
15 94 (0.27%) Windows 7
15 94 (0.27%) Debian
16 74 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
17 73 (0.21%) AIX
18 47 (0.13%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11382 (32.19%) MVC
2 6812 (19.27%) Agile Software Development
3 6792 (19.21%) OO
4 6209 (17.56%) TDD
5 4583 (12.96%) Scrum
6 4555 (12.88%) Web Development
7 4286 (12.12%) E-Commerce
8 4076 (11.53%) Software Engineering
9 2813 (7.96%) OOP
10 2475 (7.00%) Unit Testing
11 2300 (6.50%) Continuous Integration
12 2078 (5.88%) BDD
13 1921 (5.43%) Mentoring
14 1676 (4.74%) Responsive Web Design
15 1483 (4.19%) SOA
16 1270 (3.59%) SEO
17 1259 (3.56%) OOD
18 1211 (3.42%) Web Design
19 1180 (3.34%) Analytics
20 1156 (3.27%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14011 (39.63%) C#
2 11482 (32.47%) SQL
3 8546 (24.17%) Java
4 7550 (21.35%) PHP
5 2441 (6.90%) T-SQL
6 2325 (6.58%) Python
7 2207 (6.24%) VB.NET
8 1984 (5.61%) Ruby
9 1825 (5.16%) C++
10 1221 (3.45%) PHP5
11 1069 (3.02%) VB
12 1034 (2.92%) Perl
13 888 (2.51%) C
14 532 (1.50%) PL/SQL
15 524 (1.48%) Objective-C
16 492 (1.39%) Scala
17 416 (1.18%) VBScript
18 380 (1.07%) VB6
19 375 (1.06%) ActionScript
20 357 (1.01%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5754 (16.27%) Degree
2 588 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 450 (1.27%) Security Cleared
4 240 (0.68%) SC Cleared
5 209 (0.59%) MCSD
6 188 (0.53%) ISEB
7 158 (0.45%) MCP
8 148 (0.42%) MCTS
9 126 (0.36%) MCAD
10 125 (0.35%) ISTQB
11 117 (0.33%) PhD
12 106 (0.30%) DV Cleared
13 67 (0.19%) Sun Certification
14 51 (0.14%) MCSE
15 49 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 43 (0.12%) Postgraduate
17 39 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
18 33 (0.093%) HND
19 30 (0.085%) Oracle Certification
20 28 (0.079%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1813 (5.13%) QA
2 284 (0.80%) ISO 9001
3 176 (0.50%) SLA
4 121 (0.34%) WCAG
5 92 (0.26%) WAI
6 40 (0.11%) HL7
7 29 (0.082%) PCI DSS
8 17 (0.048%) GAMP
9 14 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 12 (0.034%) Basel III
11 10 (0.028%) 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 2 (0.006%) BS15000
15 1 (0.003%) MiFID
15 1 (0.003%) Section 508
15 1 (0.003%) GPG13
System Software
1 206 (0.58%) Active Directory
2 148 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 106 (0.30%) Varnish
4 40 (0.11%) Hyper-V
5 31 (0.088%) NFS
6 28 (0.079%) vSphere
7 26 (0.074%) Squid
8 23 (0.065%) Oracle RAC
9 17 (0.048%) SRDF
10 16 (0.045%) VMware ESXi
10 16 (0.045%) VMware ESX
11 15 (0.042%) HDFS
12 11 (0.031%) Docker
12 11 (0.031%) VirtualBox
12 11 (0.031%) vCloud
12 11 (0.031%) XenApp
13 9 (0.025%) OpenSIPS
13 9 (0.025%) Xen
14 8 (0.023%) Samba
15 6 (0.017%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 417 (1.18%) Puppet
2 361 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
3 80 (0.23%) Vagrant
4 71 (0.20%) Capistrano
5 63 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
6 45 (0.13%) logstash
7 44 (0.12%) Nagios
8 42 (0.12%) Ansible
9 36 (0.10%) ZABBIX
10 34 (0.096%) Plesk
11 30 (0.085%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 20 (0.057%) HAProxy
13 19 (0.054%) Kibana
14 15 (0.042%) SCCM
15 13 (0.037%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
15 13 (0.037%) StatsD
16 12 (0.034%) YUM
17 11 (0.031%) SCVMM
17 11 (0.031%) Munin
17 11 (0.031%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 5246 (14.84%) Microsoft
2 2927 (8.28%) Oracle
3 1485 (4.20%) Adobe
4 1318 (3.73%) Zend
5 1023 (2.89%) Google
6 763 (2.16%) JBoss
7 591 (1.67%) Twitter
8 483 (1.37%) Facebook
9 415 (1.17%) Sitecore
10 356 (1.01%) IBM
11 284 (0.80%) SAP
12 248 (0.70%) EPiServer
13 236 (0.67%) Sencha
14 233 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
15 213 (0.60%) Red Hat
16 208 (0.59%) VMware
17 186 (0.53%) hybris
18 150 (0.42%) Telerik
19 143 (0.40%) Sybase
20 126 (0.36%) Apple
London
Salt
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 46 minutes ago
Hertfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + BONUS & BENEFITS
Posted: 46 minutes ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 48 minutes ago
Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + (Potentially higher)
Posted: 54 minutes ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + GOLD PARTNER
Posted: 58 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 59 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Greenford, Middlesex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Bonus, Shares and benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Glastonbury, Somerset
Purple Monkey
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bedfordshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
JPS Selection
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hertfordshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Salt
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Contract Also Considered +Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago