The table below looks at the statistics for JavaScript skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited JavaScript over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
Rank 6 16 10
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 114 65 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 22.71% 14.29% 21.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.91% 27.90% 38.82%
Number of salaries quoted 73 51 80
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £54,100
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
JavaScript
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Programming Languages Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
272 233 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 54.18% 51.21% 56.56%
Number of salaries quoted 191 178 195
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

JavaScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing JavaScript across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

JavaScript Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

JavaScript
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing JavaScript across the Watford region.

JavaScript Salary Trend in Watford

JavaScript
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing JavaScript across the Watford region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

JavaScript Salary Histogram in Watford

JavaScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region 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.

1 169 (87.11%) HTML
2 133 (68.56%) CSS
3 95 (48.97%) Java
4 84 (43.30%) SQL
5 77 (39.69%) jQuery
6 72 (37.11%) SQL Server
6 72 (37.11%) E-Commerce
7 69 (35.57%) J2EE
8 61 (31.44%) XML
8 61 (31.44%) Degree
9 60 (30.93%) .NET
10 55 (28.35%) Oracle
11 52 (26.80%) JSP
11 52 (26.80%) UNIX
12 51 (26.29%) OO
13 50 (25.77%) ASP.NET
14 49 (25.26%) C#
15 48 (24.74%) Finance
16 46 (23.71%) WebSphere
17 45 (23.20%) Retail
17 45 (23.20%) MySQL
18 44 (22.68%) DB2
18 44 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
19 42 (21.65%) Linux
20 41 (21.13%) MVC
21 40 (20.62%) Microsoft
22 39 (20.10%) Software Engineering
23 38 (19.59%) Ajax
24 36 (18.56%) Spring
24 36 (18.56%) Subversion

JavaScript
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region 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 46 (23.71%) WebSphere
2 26 (13.40%) SharePoint
3 24 (12.37%) WebSphere Application Server
4 22 (11.34%) MQSeries
5 21 (10.82%) Tomcat
6 11 (5.67%) IIS
7 10 (5.15%) Adobe CQ
8 9 (4.64%) Apache
9 7 (3.61%) CMS
10 4 (2.06%) JBoss
11 3 (1.55%) WordPress
11 3 (1.55%) SugarCRM
12 2 (1.03%) Liferay
12 2 (1.03%) WebLogic
12 2 (1.03%) Content Management Server
12 2 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.52%) Drupal
13 1 (0.52%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (6.70%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.58%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.06%) MS Project
3 4 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.03%) MS Office
4 2 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 17 (8.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (5.15%) Magento
3 4 (2.06%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.55%) SalesLogix
5 1 (0.52%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (12.89%) Internet
2 12 (6.19%) HTTP
3 10 (5.15%) IPv4
4 3 (1.55%) SSH
5 1 (0.52%) DNS
5 1 (0.52%) LAN
5 1 (0.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (37.11%) SQL Server
2 45 (23.20%) MySQL
3 44 (22.68%) DB2
4 33 (17.01%) Relational Database
5 20 (10.31%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (8.25%) RDBMS
7 14 (7.22%) DbVisualizer
8 9 (4.64%) QlikView
9 8 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (3.61%) Informix
11 4 (2.06%) JasperReports
12 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.52%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 36 (18.56%) Subversion
2 27 (13.92%) Maven
3 18 (9.28%) Eclipse
4 13 (6.70%) QuickTest Pro
4 13 (6.70%) JUnit
5 12 (6.19%) Visual Studio
5 12 (6.19%) LoadRunner
6 11 (5.67%) Ant
7 10 (5.15%) Log4j
7 10 (5.15%) SoapUI
8 9 (4.64%) Oracle APEX
9 7 (3.61%) Git (software)
9 7 (3.61%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (3.09%) Rational Application Developer
11 4 (2.06%) Selenium
12 3 (1.55%) WebDriver
12 3 (1.55%) Cucumber
13 2 (1.03%) PHPUnit
13 2 (1.03%) JBehave
13 2 (1.03%) Grunt
General
1 48 (24.74%) Finance
2 45 (23.20%) Retail
3 18 (9.28%) Banking
4 11 (5.67%) Manufacturing
5 10 (5.15%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.58%) Games
7 4 (2.06%) Marketing
8 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 132 (68.04%) Developer
2 41 (21.13%) Java Developer
3 22 (11.34%) Senior Developer
4 21 (10.82%) Applications Developer
5 18 (9.28%) Analyst
6 16 (8.25%) Lead Developer
6 16 (8.25%) Tester
6 16 (8.25%) Consultant
7 13 (6.70%) Front-End Developer
7 13 (6.70%) .NET Developer
8 11 (5.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 10 (5.15%) Senior Java Developer
9 10 (5.15%) Developer Analyst
10 9 (4.64%) Oracle Developer
10 9 (4.64%) Oracle Analyst
10 9 (4.64%) Web Developer
10 9 (4.64%) Junior
11 8 (4.12%) Senior .NET Developer
11 8 (4.12%) Systems Developer
11 8 (4.12%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (87.11%) HTML
2 133 (68.56%) CSS
3 77 (39.69%) jQuery
4 69 (35.57%) J2EE
5 61 (31.44%) XML
6 60 (30.93%) .NET
7 52 (26.80%) JSP
8 50 (25.77%) ASP.NET
9 38 (19.59%) Ajax
10 36 (18.56%) Spring
11 35 (18.04%) Hibernate
11 35 (18.04%) Web Services
11 35 (18.04%) Servlets
12 27 (13.92%) Struts
13 26 (13.40%) SOAP
14 24 (12.37%) Java EE
14 24 (12.37%) EJB
14 24 (12.37%) HTML5
15 23 (11.86%) CSS3
16 21 (10.82%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.25%) Computer Science
3 12 (6.19%) User Experience
4 10 (5.15%) Client/Server
4 10 (5.15%) Web 2.0
5 5 (2.58%) W3C
6 3 (1.55%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.03%) Social Media
7 2 (1.03%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.03%) Online Gambling
8 1 (0.52%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.52%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.52%) Open Source
8 1 (0.52%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 52 (26.80%) UNIX
2 42 (21.65%) Linux
3 20 (10.31%) HPUX
3 20 (10.31%) Solaris
4 13 (6.70%) Windows
5 10 (5.15%) AIX
6 8 (4.12%) Debian
7 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (37.11%) E-Commerce
2 51 (26.29%) OO
3 44 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (21.13%) MVC
5 39 (20.10%) Software Engineering
6 31 (15.98%) Content Management
7 25 (12.89%) TDD
8 21 (10.82%) OOP
8 21 (10.82%) Responsive Web Design
9 19 (9.79%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (9.28%) CRM
11 17 (8.76%) Web Development
11 17 (8.76%) Workflow
12 15 (7.73%) System Testing
13 14 (7.22%) Automated Testing
13 14 (7.22%) Test Automation
13 14 (7.22%) Graceful Degradation
14 13 (6.70%) Business Analysis
14 13 (6.70%) Process Management
15 12 (6.19%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 95 (48.97%) Java
2 84 (43.30%) SQL
3 49 (25.26%) C#
4 20 (10.31%) XPath
4 20 (10.31%) PHP
5 12 (6.19%) C
6 11 (5.67%) Bash Shell
7 10 (5.15%) C++
8 9 (4.64%) PL/SQL
9 8 (4.12%) Perl
9 8 (4.12%) Python
9 8 (4.12%) PHP5
10 2 (1.03%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.52%) Ruby
11 1 (0.52%) XAML
11 1 (0.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (31.44%) Degree
2 20 (10.31%) SC Cleared
2 20 (10.31%) Security Cleared
2 20 (10.31%) Sun Certification
3 14 (7.22%) ISEB
3 14 (7.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (2.58%) VCP4
5 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.03%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.64%) ISO 9001
2 8 (4.12%) QA
System Software
1 12 (6.19%) VirtualBox
2 10 (5.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.03%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.03%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 55 (28.35%) Oracle
2 40 (20.62%) Microsoft
3 35 (18.04%) IBM
4 30 (15.46%) Demandware
5 28 (14.43%) hybris
6 25 (12.89%) ATG
7 24 (12.37%) Ogone
8 18 (9.28%) DataCash
9 12 (6.19%) HP
10 10 (5.15%) Sun
10 10 (5.15%) Interwoven
10 10 (5.15%) VMware
11 9 (4.64%) Business Objects
12 7 (3.61%) Adobe
13 6 (3.09%) CyberSource
14 4 (2.06%) Tealeaf
14 4 (2.06%) Hitwise
14 4 (2.06%) comScore
14 4 (2.06%) Tableau
14 4 (2.06%) Sybase
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