Period
to 30 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for JavaScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited JavaScript over the 6 months to 30 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK > England
6 months to
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 6 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 9,189 20,707 27,427
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 20.03% 16.34% 17.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.75% 30.39% 32.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9,443 19,414 25,106
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +7.53%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

JavaScript is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 27,226 68,142 85,294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 59.35% 53.78% 55.63%
Number of salaries quoted 23,339 56,617 71,403
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £84,720
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.85%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing JavaScript as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in England

JavaScript
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing JavaScript in England.

Salary trend for JavaScript in England

JavaScript
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing JavaScript in England over the 6 months to 30 October 2020.

Salary histogram for JavaScript in England

JavaScript
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the England region over the 6 months to 30 October 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -1 3,592 £67,500 +3.85% 911
South East 0 1,848 £50,000 +5.26% 435
North of England +3 1,626 £47,500 +5.56% 605
Midlands +2 867 £45,000 +5.88% 333
North West 0 834 £47,500 +5.56% 367
South West 0 795 £45,000 +3.45% 272
Yorkshire +3 606 £47,500 +11.76% 175
West Midlands +5 545 £45,000 +5.88% 196
East of England +2 351 £47,500 -5.00% 177
East Midlands +2 322 £45,000 +12.50% 135
North East +4 185 £45,000 - 63
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 30 October 2020, IT jobs citing JavaScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 4,255 (46.31%) HTML
2 4,158 (45.25%) Agile Software Development
3 4,052 (44.10%) CSS
4 3,021 (32.88%) React
5 2,853 (31.05%) C#
6 2,808 (30.56%) .NET
7 2,795 (30.42%) AngularJS
8 2,250 (24.49%) SQL
9 2,138 (23.27%) Node.js
10 2,106 (22.92%) Java
11 2,025 (22.04%) AWS
12 1,941 (21.12%) Azure
13 1,874 (20.39%) Software Engineering
14 1,831 (19.93%) Python
15 1,745 (18.99%) Git (software)
16 1,620 (17.63%) MVC
17 1,573 (17.12%) DevOps
18 1,572 (17.11%) TDD
19 1,514 (16.48%) TypeScript
20 1,485 (16.16%) SQL Server
21 1,426 (15.52%) Vue.js
22 1,408 (15.32%) Finance
23 1,405 (15.29%) PHP
24 1,404 (15.28%) Microservices
25 1,376 (14.97%) Front End Development
26 1,308 (14.23%) Docker
27 1,301 (14.16%) ASP.NET
28 1,260 (13.71%) HTML5
29 1,199 (13.05%) Web Development
30 1,174 (12.78%) Scrum

JavaScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 381 (4.15%) CMS
2 241 (2.62%) WordPress
3 240 (2.61%) Elasticsearch
4 155 (1.69%) Apache
5 145 (1.58%) Confluence
6 114 (1.24%) SharePoint
7 110 (1.20%) IIS
8 79 (0.86%) Umbraco
9 70 (0.76%) Apache Spark
10 62 (0.67%) NServiceBus
11 60 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
12 59 (0.64%) Drupal
13 56 (0.61%) nginx
14 49 (0.53%) Tomcat
15 43 (0.47%) EPiServer
16 39 (0.42%) SAS
17 29 (0.32%) Joomla!
18 27 (0.29%) Moodle
19 24 (0.26%) Kentico
20 23 (0.25%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 69 (0.75%) Photoshop
2 56 (0.61%) Sketch
3 44 (0.48%) Figma
4 38 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
5 34 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
5 34 (0.37%) Chatbot
6 32 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 32 (0.35%) Zeplin
7 30 (0.33%) InVision
8 25 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
9 19 (0.21%) Adobe XD
10 12 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 10 (0.11%) MS Visio
12 7 (0.076%) OmniGraffle
13 5 (0.054%) Spreadsheet
13 5 (0.054%) UXPin
14 4 (0.044%) Fireworks
14 4 (0.044%) Inkscape
15 3 (0.033%) Blender
16 1 (0.011%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 171 (1.86%) Magento
2 166 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 66 (0.72%) Shopify
4 42 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
5 18 (0.20%) NetSuite
5 18 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
6 16 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
7 15 (0.16%) Siebel CRM
8 12 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 11 (0.12%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 9 (0.098%) Adobe Campaign
10 9 (0.098%) R3 Corda
11 7 (0.076%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
12 6 (0.065%) Maximo
12 6 (0.065%) OpenCart
12 6 (0.065%) Oracle BPM
13 5 (0.054%) Oracle Applications
13 5 (0.054%) SAP Hybris
13 5 (0.054%) Unica
14 4 (0.044%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 2,025 (22.04%) AWS
2 1,941 (21.12%) Azure
3 561 (6.11%) Serverless
4 548 (5.96%) SaaS
5 514 (5.59%) GCP
6 382 (4.16%) AWS Lambda
7 256 (2.79%) GitHub
8 202 (2.20%) Power Platform
9 200 (2.18%) Amazon EC2
10 183 (1.99%) npm
11 165 (1.80%) Amazon S3
12 143 (1.56%) Dynamics 365
13 110 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
13 110 (1.20%) PaaS
14 84 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
15 63 (0.69%) OpenShift
16 61 (0.66%) Office 365
17 56 (0.61%) IaaS
18 55 (0.60%) Azure Functions
19 50 (0.54%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 158 (1.72%) HTTP
2 119 (1.30%) Internet
3 95 (1.03%) Skype
4 54 (0.59%) TCP/IP
5 29 (0.32%) SSL
6 25 (0.27%) VPN
7 24 (0.26%) Network Security
8 21 (0.23%) Intranet
9 20 (0.22%) SSH
10 17 (0.19%) Firewall
11 16 (0.17%) Kerberos
12 15 (0.16%) SNMP
13 14 (0.15%) Broadband
13 14 (0.15%) HTTPS
14 12 (0.13%) RTP
15 10 (0.11%) 5G
15 10 (0.11%) AMQP
16 9 (0.098%) DNS
16 9 (0.098%) Ethernet
16 9 (0.098%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,485 (16.16%) SQL Server
2 1,042 (11.34%) MySQL
3 670 (7.29%) NoSQL
4 587 (6.39%) MongoDB
5 397 (4.32%) Relational Database
6 375 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
7 233 (2.54%) Big Data
8 198 (2.15%) Redis
9 191 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 166 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 164 (1.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 130 (1.41%) Power BI
13 104 (1.13%) Hadoop
14 90 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
15 85 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
16 81 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
17 67 (0.73%) SQL Server 2019
18 62 (0.67%) Cosmos DB
19 60 (0.65%) Oracle Database
20 58 (0.63%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1,745 (18.99%) Git (software)
2 459 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 453 (4.93%) JIRA
3 453 (4.93%) Selenium
4 330 (3.59%) webpack
5 276 (3.00%) Cucumber
6 243 (2.64%) Visual Studio
7 226 (2.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 204 (2.22%) TeamCity
9 192 (2.09%) JUnit
10 150 (1.63%) gulp
11 137 (1.49%) Jasmine
12 135 (1.47%) Mocha
13 131 (1.43%) Cypress.io
14 129 (1.40%) Maven
15 118 (1.28%) Grunt
16 117 (1.27%) GitLab
17 114 (1.24%) Octopus Deploy
18 110 (1.20%) Bitbucket
19 108 (1.18%) Subversion
General
1 1,408 (15.32%) Finance
2 395 (4.30%) Marketing
3 392 (4.27%) Front Office
4 294 (3.20%) Banking
5 293 (3.19%) Retail
6 230 (2.50%) Public Sector
7 205 (2.23%) Games
8 167 (1.82%) Manufacturing
9 149 (1.62%) Telecoms
10 141 (1.53%) Law
11 102 (1.11%) Investment Banking
12 88 (0.96%) Advertising
13 86 (0.94%) Electronics
14 62 (0.67%) Publishing
15 46 (0.50%) Legal
16 45 (0.49%) Automotive
17 43 (0.47%) Back Office
17 43 (0.47%) Financial Institution
18 42 (0.46%) Private Banking
19 31 (0.34%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6,535 (71.12%) Developer
2 1,199 (13.05%) Senior Developer
3 1,049 (11.42%) .NET Developer
4 1,043 (11.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 940 (10.23%) Full Stack Developer
6 926 (10.08%) Software Engineer
7 895 (9.74%) JavaScript Developer
8 687 (7.48%) C# Developer
9 685 (7.45%) Software Developer
10 673 (7.32%) PHP Developer
11 637 (6.93%) React Developer
12 582 (6.33%) Java Developer
13 432 (4.70%) C# .NET Developer
14 399 (4.34%) Python Developer
15 393 (4.28%) Web Developer
16 372 (4.05%) Lead Developer
17 288 (3.13%) Architect
17 288 (3.13%) Developer/Software Engineer
18 278 (3.03%) JavaScript Engineer
19 275 (2.99%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,255 (46.31%) HTML
2 4,052 (44.10%) CSS
3 3,021 (32.88%) React
4 2,808 (30.56%) .NET
5 2,795 (30.42%) AngularJS
6 2,138 (23.27%) Node.js
7 1,426 (15.52%) Vue.js
8 1,301 (14.16%) ASP.NET
9 1,260 (13.71%) HTML5
10 1,162 (12.65%) Web Services
11 1,145 (12.46%) .NET Core
12 1,124 (12.23%) jQuery
13 1,106 (12.04%) REST
14 803 (8.74%) RESTful
15 786 (8.55%) .NET Framework
16 741 (8.06%) CSS3
17 689 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web API
18 635 (6.91%) Redux
19 612 (6.66%) ASP.NET MVC
20 602 (6.55%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 875 (9.52%) User Experience
2 655 (7.13%) Greenfield Project
3 482 (5.25%) Mobile App
4 397 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
5 341 (3.71%) Fixed Income
6 328 (3.57%) Derivative
7 325 (3.54%) Hedge funds
8 263 (2.86%) Equities
9 227 (2.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 194 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
11 157 (1.71%) Algorithms
12 142 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
13 110 (1.20%) Blog
14 101 (1.10%) Data Structures
15 93 (1.01%) Cloud Native
16 65 (0.71%) N-Tier
17 60 (0.65%) Client/Server
18 59 (0.64%) Management Information System
19 58 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
20 52 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 753 (8.19%) Linux
2 344 (3.74%) Windows
3 263 (2.86%) Android
4 251 (2.73%) Apple iOS
5 134 (1.46%) Unix
6 73 (0.79%) Ubuntu
7 52 (0.57%) Windows Server
8 32 (0.35%) CentOS
9 14 (0.15%) VMS
10 11 (0.12%) Debian
10 11 (0.12%) Mac OS
11 8 (0.087%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.054%) Windows 10
12 5 (0.054%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.054%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.054%) Windows Server 2016
13 3 (0.033%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.033%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.022%) AIX
14 2 (0.022%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4,158 (45.25%) Agile Software Development
2 1,874 (20.39%) Software Engineering
3 1,620 (17.63%) MVC
4 1,573 (17.12%) DevOps
5 1,572 (17.11%) TDD
6 1,404 (15.28%) Microservices
7 1,376 (14.97%) Front End Development
8 1,199 (13.05%) Web Development
9 1,174 (12.78%) Scrum
10 982 (10.69%) Test Automation
11 811 (8.83%) OO
12 715 (7.78%) Unit Testing
13 714 (7.77%) BDD
14 685 (7.45%) Continuous Integration
15 677 (7.37%) Problem-Solving
16 647 (7.04%) Fintech
17 601 (6.54%) Mentoring
18 590 (6.42%) E-Commerce
19 545 (5.93%) OOP
20 521 (5.67%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 2,853 (31.05%) C#
2 2,250 (24.49%) SQL
3 2,106 (22.92%) Java
4 1,831 (19.93%) Python
5 1,514 (16.48%) TypeScript
6 1,405 (15.29%) PHP
7 401 (4.36%) ES6
8 371 (4.04%) C++
9 332 (3.61%) T-SQL
10 312 (3.40%) Go
11 304 (3.31%) Ruby
12 255 (2.78%) Kotlin
13 208 (2.26%) Java 8
14 183 (1.99%) Scala
15 157 (1.71%) PowerShell
16 140 (1.52%) C
17 118 (1.28%) PL/SQL
18 105 (1.14%) VB.NET
19 98 (1.07%) Shell Script
20 96 (1.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 895 (9.74%) Degree
2 310 (3.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 203 (2.21%) Security Cleared
4 158 (1.72%) SC Cleared
5 62 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
6 60 (0.65%) ISTQB
7 49 (0.53%) ISEB
8 33 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
8 33 (0.36%) DV Cleared
9 23 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
10 21 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
11 20 (0.22%) CCNA
11 20 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
12 19 (0.21%) PhD
13 15 (0.16%) Master's Degree
14 12 (0.13%) HND
15 9 (0.098%) DBS Check
15 9 (0.098%) TOGAF Certification
16 7 (0.076%) AWS Certification
16 7 (0.076%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 490 (5.33%) QA
2 25 (0.27%) GDPR
3 15 (0.16%) SLA
4 11 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.11%) NIST
6 8 (0.087%) WCAG
7 6 (0.065%) MiFID
7 6 (0.065%) PCI DSS
7 6 (0.065%) PMO
8 5 (0.054%) PSD2
9 3 (0.033%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.033%) EMIR
10 2 (0.022%) NCSC
11 1 (0.011%) COBIT
11 1 (0.011%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.011%) HL7
11 1 (0.011%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.011%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1,308 (14.23%) Docker
2 39 (0.42%) HDFS
3 34 (0.37%) Active Directory
4 29 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (0.23%) vSphere
6 9 (0.098%) LXC
7 6 (0.065%) Ceph
7 6 (0.065%) Firmware
7 6 (0.065%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.065%) Xen
8 5 (0.054%) Gluster
9 4 (0.044%) GlusterFS
9 4 (0.044%) Squid
10 3 (0.033%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.022%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.022%) Varnish
11 2 (0.022%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.011%) Kamailio
12 1 (0.011%) OpenSIPS
12 1 (0.011%) Snort
Systems Management
1 825 (8.98%) Kubernetes
2 376 (4.09%) Terraform
3 211 (2.30%) Ansible
4 105 (1.14%) Puppet
5 101 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
6 59 (0.64%) Grafana
7 33 (0.36%) Prometheus
8 32 (0.35%) Istio
9 29 (0.32%) Kibana
10 24 (0.26%) ZABBIX
11 22 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
12 16 (0.17%) cPanel
12 16 (0.17%) HP UCMDB
13 13 (0.14%) Marathon
13 13 (0.14%) Mesos
14 11 (0.12%) MIIS
15 10 (0.11%) logstash
15 10 (0.11%) NetIQ Identity Manager
16 7 (0.076%) vRealize
17 6 (0.065%) Proxmox
Vendors
1 961 (10.46%) Microsoft
2 304 (3.31%) Google
3 282 (3.07%) Oracle
4 158 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
5 146 (1.59%) Zend
6 111 (1.21%) SAP
7 101 (1.10%) ServiceNow
8 100 (1.09%) Adobe
9 95 (1.03%) Xamarin
10 73 (0.79%) VMware
11 69 (0.75%) Sitecore
12 53 (0.58%) Atlassian
13 50 (0.54%) IBM
14 46 (0.50%) Talend
15 40 (0.44%) Splunk
16 39 (0.42%) Cloudera
17 38 (0.41%) Informatica
18 34 (0.37%) Apple
19 31 (0.34%) Siebel
20 30 (0.33%) Remedy