Period
to 7 August 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 7 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK > England
6 months to
7 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 6 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 11,208 21,558 29,019
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 18.70% 16.32% 18.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.09% 30.28% 32.32%
Number of salaries quoted 10,827 20,115 26,671
Median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 33,876 71,205 89,796
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 56.52% 53.89% 56.14%
Number of salaries quoted 28,159 58,881 75,094
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 7 August 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 7 August 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 -2 4,628 £67,500 +3.85% 564
South East +1 2,379 £50,000 +5.26% 328
North of England +2 1,880 £45,183 +6.31% 539
North West +1 976 £47,500 +11.76% 319
South West 0 961 £45,000 +5.88% 255
Midlands +1 855 £45,000 +12.50% 261
Yorkshire +3 725 £45,000 +9.76% 161
West Midlands +3 536 £45,000 +9.76% 138
East of England -1 434 £45,000 -10.00% 152
East Midlands 0 316 £42,500 +6.25% 122
North East +4 180 £45,000 +2.27% 59
South Coast - 2 - -
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 7 August 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 5,201 (46.40%) HTML
2 5,188 (46.29%) Agile Software Development
3 4,885 (43.58%) CSS
4 3,950 (35.24%) C#
5 3,689 (32.91%) .NET
6 3,591 (32.04%) React
7 3,579 (31.93%) AngularJS
8 2,654 (23.68%) Node.js
9 2,562 (22.86%) SQL
10 2,520 (22.48%) Java
11 2,354 (21.00%) AWS
12 2,291 (20.44%) MVC
13 2,284 (20.38%) Azure
14 2,276 (20.31%) Software Engineering
15 2,145 (19.14%) Git (software)
16 2,032 (18.13%) Python
17 2,024 (18.06%) SQL Server
18 1,986 (17.72%) TDD
19 1,909 (17.03%) ASP.NET
20 1,792 (15.99%) DevOps
21 1,783 (15.91%) Front End Development
22 1,726 (15.40%) Finance
23 1,670 (14.90%) PHP
23 1,670 (14.90%) TypeScript
24 1,634 (14.58%) Scrum
25 1,601 (14.28%) Vue.js
26 1,585 (14.14%) jQuery
27 1,572 (14.03%) HTML5
28 1,567 (13.98%) Microservices
29 1,540 (13.74%) Docker

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
1 426 (3.80%) Elasticsearch
2 381 (3.40%) CMS
3 247 (2.20%) WordPress
4 215 (1.92%) Apache
5 169 (1.51%) Confluence
6 140 (1.25%) IIS
7 132 (1.18%) SharePoint
8 89 (0.79%) Umbraco
9 83 (0.74%) nginx
10 81 (0.72%) Tomcat
11 80 (0.71%) Apache Spark
12 67 (0.60%) EPiServer
13 62 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
14 55 (0.49%) Drupal
15 45 (0.40%) NServiceBus
16 35 (0.31%) JBoss
17 33 (0.29%) OpenStack
18 31 (0.28%) SAS
19 29 (0.26%) Kentico
20 25 (0.22%) Joomla!
Applications
1 102 (0.91%) Sketch
2 98 (0.87%) Photoshop
3 84 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
4 56 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
5 47 (0.42%) Zeplin
6 46 (0.41%) InVision
7 40 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
8 37 (0.33%) Chatbot
9 26 (0.23%) Adobe XD
10 23 (0.21%) Figma
11 20 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 9 (0.080%) MS Visio
12 9 (0.080%) OmniGraffle
12 9 (0.080%) UXPin
13 7 (0.062%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 4 (0.036%) Fireworks
14 4 (0.036%) Marvel
15 3 (0.027%) Blender
16 2 (0.018%) InfoPath
16 2 (0.018%) Inkscape
Business Applications
1 182 (1.62%) Magento
2 123 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 52 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
4 50 (0.45%) Shopify
5 37 (0.33%) FINCAD Analytics
6 28 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
7 24 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
8 23 (0.21%) NetSuite
9 13 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
10 10 (0.089%) R3 Corda
11 8 (0.071%) SDL Web 8
12 7 (0.062%) Eloqua
12 7 (0.062%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 6 (0.054%) Dynamics AX
13 6 (0.054%) Oracle Applications
14 5 (0.045%) SAP S/4HANA
15 4 (0.036%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
15 4 (0.036%) Maximo
16 3 (0.027%) OpenCart
16 3 (0.027%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2,354 (21.00%) AWS
2 2,284 (20.38%) Azure
3 662 (5.91%) SaaS
4 605 (5.40%) GCP
5 518 (4.62%) Serverless
6 306 (2.73%) AWS Lambda
7 288 (2.57%) GitHub
8 232 (2.07%) npm
9 161 (1.44%) Power Platform
10 154 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
11 138 (1.23%) Amazon S3
12 121 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
13 112 (1.00%) AWS CloudFormation
14 111 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
15 101 (0.90%) PaaS
16 78 (0.70%) OpenShift
17 70 (0.62%) Office 365
18 67 (0.60%) Google Analytics
19 52 (0.46%) Heroku
19 52 (0.46%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 210 (1.87%) Internet
2 169 (1.51%) HTTP
3 82 (0.73%) Skype
4 68 (0.61%) TCP/IP
5 55 (0.49%) Firewall
6 40 (0.36%) SSL
7 38 (0.34%) Network Security
8 36 (0.32%) VPN
9 33 (0.29%) Intranet
10 23 (0.21%) Wireshark
11 21 (0.19%) VoIP
12 17 (0.15%) Wireless
13 16 (0.14%) SNMP
14 15 (0.13%) DNS
14 15 (0.13%) SSH
15 14 (0.12%) Bluetooth
15 14 (0.12%) LAN
15 14 (0.12%) WAN
16 13 (0.12%) Broadband
17 10 (0.089%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,024 (18.06%) SQL Server
2 1,224 (10.92%) MySQL
3 840 (7.49%) MongoDB
4 713 (6.36%) NoSQL
5 460 (4.10%) PostgreSQL
6 408 (3.64%) Relational Database
7 263 (2.35%) Redis
8 252 (2.25%) Big Data
9 227 (2.03%) SQL Server 2019
10 161 (1.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 143 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 133 (1.19%) Power BI
13 132 (1.18%) Hadoop
13 132 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 85 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
15 81 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
16 74 (0.66%) Azure SQL Database
17 70 (0.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 64 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
19 63 (0.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2,145 (19.14%) Git (software)
2 627 (5.59%) Jenkins
3 530 (4.73%) JIRA
4 507 (4.52%) webpack
5 473 (4.22%) Selenium
6 371 (3.31%) Visual Studio
7 323 (2.88%) Cucumber
8 246 (2.19%) gulp
9 240 (2.14%) Team Foundation Server
10 213 (1.90%) TeamCity
11 200 (1.78%) Maven
12 187 (1.67%) Subversion
13 179 (1.60%) Mocha
14 178 (1.59%) Grunt
15 174 (1.55%) JUnit
16 168 (1.50%) Jasmine
17 149 (1.33%) Cypress.io
18 147 (1.31%) Bitbucket
19 118 (1.05%) NUnit
20 107 (0.95%) Babel
General
1 1,726 (15.40%) Finance
2 506 (4.51%) Retail
3 485 (4.33%) Marketing
4 447 (3.99%) Banking
5 407 (3.63%) Front Office
6 306 (2.73%) Games
7 191 (1.70%) Law
8 179 (1.60%) Public Sector
9 164 (1.46%) Investment Banking
10 163 (1.45%) Manufacturing
11 118 (1.05%) Telecoms
12 112 (1.00%) Advertising
13 90 (0.80%) Legal
14 82 (0.73%) Financial Institution
15 75 (0.67%) Electronics
16 57 (0.51%) Publishing
17 48 (0.43%) Automotive
18 42 (0.37%) Aerospace
19 31 (0.28%) Local Government
20 28 (0.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7,943 (70.87%) Developer
2 1,545 (13.78%) .NET Developer
3 1,461 (13.04%) Senior Developer
4 1,350 (12.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1,102 (9.83%) JavaScript Developer
6 1,010 (9.01%) Full Stack Developer
7 1,005 (8.97%) C# Developer
8 998 (8.90%) Software Engineer
9 959 (8.56%) Software Developer
10 773 (6.90%) PHP Developer
11 739 (6.59%) React Developer
12 655 (5.84%) Java Developer
13 632 (5.64%) C# .NET Developer
14 526 (4.69%) Web Developer
15 389 (3.47%) Lead Developer
16 362 (3.23%) Junior
17 333 (2.97%) Python Developer
18 323 (2.88%) Angular Developer
19 299 (2.67%) Junior Developer
20 298 (2.66%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5,201 (46.40%) HTML
2 4,885 (43.58%) CSS
3 3,689 (32.91%) .NET
4 3,591 (32.04%) React
5 3,579 (31.93%) AngularJS
6 2,654 (23.68%) Node.js
7 1,909 (17.03%) ASP.NET
8 1,601 (14.28%) Vue.js
9 1,585 (14.14%) jQuery
10 1,572 (14.03%) HTML5
11 1,426 (12.72%) Web Services
12 1,389 (12.39%) .NET Core
13 1,156 (10.31%) .NET Framework
14 1,141 (10.18%) REST
15 1,005 (8.97%) ASP.NET MVC
16 956 (8.53%) RESTful
17 947 (8.45%) ASP.NET Web API
18 903 (8.06%) CSS3
19 837 (7.47%) Redux
20 832 (7.42%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1,122 (10.01%) User Experience
2 909 (8.11%) Greenfield Project
3 590 (5.26%) Mobile App
4 496 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
5 354 (3.16%) Hedge funds
6 300 (2.68%) Derivative
7 295 (2.63%) Fixed Income
8 264 (2.36%) Self-Motivation
9 202 (1.80%) Equities
10 199 (1.78%) Algorithms
11 194 (1.73%) Enterprise Software
12 177 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 153 (1.37%) Data Structures
14 103 (0.92%) Cloud Native
15 81 (0.72%) Blog
16 70 (0.62%) Public Cloud
17 65 (0.58%) Linux Command Line
18 58 (0.52%) Virtual Team
19 57 (0.51%) Social Media
20 49 (0.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1,044 (9.31%) Linux
2 514 (4.59%) Windows
3 383 (3.42%) Android
4 358 (3.19%) Apple iOS
5 224 (2.00%) Unix
6 75 (0.67%) Ubuntu
7 52 (0.46%) Windows Server
8 38 (0.34%) CentOS
9 30 (0.27%) Mac OS X
10 26 (0.23%) Mac OS
11 21 (0.19%) Debian
12 11 (0.098%) VMS
13 9 (0.080%) Windows 10
14 8 (0.071%) Windows Server 2008
14 8 (0.071%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (0.062%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 6 (0.054%) Windows 7
17 5 (0.045%) CoreOS
18 4 (0.036%) Windows Server 2016
19 1 (0.009%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,188 (46.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2,291 (20.44%) MVC
3 2,276 (20.31%) Software Engineering
4 1,986 (17.72%) TDD
5 1,792 (15.99%) DevOps
6 1,783 (15.91%) Front End Development
7 1,634 (14.58%) Scrum
8 1,567 (13.98%) Microservices
9 1,529 (13.64%) Web Development
10 1,219 (10.88%) Test Automation
11 1,027 (9.16%) BDD
12 994 (8.87%) OO
13 959 (8.56%) Problem-Solving
14 911 (8.13%) Continuous Integration
15 888 (7.92%) Fintech
16 749 (6.68%) Mentoring
17 716 (6.39%) Unit Testing
18 691 (6.17%) OOP
19 676 (6.03%) Computer Science
20 639 (5.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3,950 (35.24%) C#
2 2,562 (22.86%) SQL
3 2,520 (22.48%) Java
4 2,032 (18.13%) Python
5 1,670 (14.90%) PHP
5 1,670 (14.90%) TypeScript
6 622 (5.55%) ES6
7 526 (4.69%) C++
8 452 (4.03%) Ruby
9 441 (3.93%) T-SQL
10 286 (2.55%) Go
11 242 (2.16%) C
12 232 (2.07%) Kotlin
13 215 (1.92%) Scala
14 213 (1.90%) Java 8
15 174 (1.55%) VB.NET
16 168 (1.50%) PowerShell
17 157 (1.40%) Bash Shell
18 116 (1.03%) Objective-C
19 114 (1.02%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 1,107 (9.88%) Degree
2 375 (3.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 275 (2.45%) Security Cleared
4 167 (1.49%) SC Cleared
5 74 (0.66%) DV Cleared
6 56 (0.50%) ISTQB
7 51 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 38 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
9 36 (0.32%) ISEB
10 28 (0.25%) Master's Degree
11 23 (0.21%) AWS Certification
12 21 (0.19%) DBS Check
13 19 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
14 14 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (0.11%) CCNA
15 12 (0.11%) HND
15 12 (0.11%) ISEB Practitioner
15 12 (0.11%) PhD
16 9 (0.080%) ITIL Certification
17 8 (0.071%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 704 (6.28%) QA
2 34 (0.30%) GDPR
3 16 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.098%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.098%) SLA
5 10 (0.089%) NIST
6 9 (0.080%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.062%) WCAG
8 4 (0.036%) ISO 13485
8 4 (0.036%) PMO
9 3 (0.027%) ISO 9001
9 3 (0.027%) MiFID
10 1 (0.009%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.009%) EMIR
10 1 (0.009%) HL7
10 1 (0.009%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.009%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.009%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,540 (13.74%) Docker
2 45 (0.40%) Active Directory
2 45 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (0.34%) vSphere
4 21 (0.19%) Firmware
4 21 (0.19%) HDFS
5 15 (0.13%) Hyper-V
6 10 (0.089%) LXC
6 10 (0.089%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (0.080%) Squid
7 9 (0.080%) Xen
8 6 (0.054%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.045%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 5 (0.045%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (0.045%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 4 (0.036%) Gluster
10 4 (0.036%) GlusterFS
10 4 (0.036%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.027%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.027%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 925 (8.25%) Kubernetes
2 406 (3.62%) Terraform
3 296 (2.64%) Ansible
4 137 (1.22%) Puppet
5 103 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
6 44 (0.39%) Kibana
7 31 (0.28%) Istio
8 30 (0.27%) Grafana
9 26 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
10 19 (0.17%) HP UCMDB
11 16 (0.14%) logstash
11 16 (0.14%) Prometheus
12 14 (0.12%) CA Service Virtualization
12 14 (0.12%) cPanel
12 14 (0.12%) Packer
13 13 (0.12%) NetIQ Identity Manager
14 12 (0.11%) ZABBIX
15 11 (0.098%) HP Quality Center
16 10 (0.089%) Rancher
17 9 (0.080%) Marathon
Vendors
1 1,153 (10.29%) Microsoft
2 467 (4.17%) Google
3 377 (3.36%) Oracle
4 179 (1.60%) Zend
5 164 (1.46%) Adobe
6 163 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
7 148 (1.32%) Xamarin
8 122 (1.09%) ServiceNow
9 110 (0.98%) SAP
10 75 (0.67%) Atlassian
10 75 (0.67%) Sitecore
11 70 (0.62%) VMware
12 57 (0.51%) IBM
13 46 (0.41%) Apple
13 46 (0.41%) Bloomberg
14 39 (0.35%) Remedy
15 37 (0.33%) HP
16 36 (0.32%) Splunk
17 31 (0.28%) Talend
18 29 (0.26%) Tableau