Period
to 29 July 2021

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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK > England
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 6 5 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 -1
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 19,137 11,834 21,677
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 19.15% 18.63% 16.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.43% 33.09% 30.22%
Number of salaries quoted 12,938 10,341 18,787
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 55,577 35,767 71,720
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.61% 56.31% 53.89%
Number of salaries quoted 38,489 30,084 59,800
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £86,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 29 July 2021.

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 29 July 2021. 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 +4 9,462 £70,000 +2.94% 1,540
South East -2 3,435 £50,000 - 557
North of England -6 2,247 £50,000 +11.11% 947
South West -1 1,638 £47,500 +5.56% 336
Midlands +1 1,463 £45,000 - 499
North West -5 1,112 £50,000 +5.26% 538
Yorkshire -4 982 £50,000 +11.11% 305
West Midlands +1 938 £47,500 +5.56% 309
East Midlands 0 520 £42,500 - 190
East of England -3 510 £50,000 +11.11% 227
North East -9 155 £37,500 -11.76% 104
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, 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 9,468 (49.47%) React
2 8,567 (44.77%) Agile Software Development
3 8,021 (41.91%) HTML
4 7,914 (41.35%) CSS
5 5,663 (29.59%) C#
6 5,244 (27.40%) AngularJS
7 5,234 (27.35%) Full Stack Development
8 5,095 (26.62%) Node.js
9 5,016 (26.21%) .NET
10 4,891 (25.56%) TypeScript
11 4,826 (25.22%) Software Engineering
12 4,709 (24.61%) AWS
13 4,678 (24.44%) SQL
14 4,207 (21.98%) Azure
15 4,206 (21.98%) Java
16 3,939 (20.58%) Git (software)
17 3,884 (20.30%) Python
18 3,581 (18.71%) Docker
19 3,477 (18.17%) Front End Development
20 3,452 (18.04%) Finance
21 3,342 (17.46%) DevOps
22 3,084 (16.12%) Social Skills
23 3,063 (16.01%) TDD
24 3,058 (15.98%) Microservices
25 3,027 (15.82%) PHP
26 2,822 (14.75%) User Experience
27 2,806 (14.66%) Vue.js
28 2,631 (13.75%) MVC
29 2,616 (13.67%) REST
30 2,608 (13.63%) HTML5

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
1 851 (4.45%) CMS
2 593 (3.10%) WordPress
3 576 (3.01%) Elasticsearch
4 368 (1.92%) Apache
5 322 (1.68%) Confluence
6 293 (1.53%) SharePoint
7 217 (1.13%) nginx
8 182 (0.95%) IIS
9 176 (0.92%) Apache Spark
10 157 (0.82%) Drupal
10 157 (0.82%) Umbraco
11 154 (0.80%) Tomcat
12 98 (0.51%) Apache Solr
13 97 (0.51%) EPiServer
14 81 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
15 80 (0.42%) GeoServer
16 79 (0.41%) Headless CMS
16 79 (0.41%) Kentico
17 70 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
18 47 (0.25%) JBoss
Applications
1 189 (0.99%) Sketch
2 161 (0.84%) Photoshop
3 144 (0.75%) Figma
4 126 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
5 119 (0.62%) InVision
6 95 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
7 67 (0.35%) Adobe XD
8 63 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
9 56 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 47 (0.25%) Chatbot
11 33 (0.17%) MS Visio
12 31 (0.16%) GIMP
13 20 (0.10%) UXPin
14 19 (0.099%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 16 (0.084%) InDesign
16 13 (0.068%) Adobe After Effects
16 13 (0.068%) Zeplin
17 11 (0.057%) Marvel
18 8 (0.042%) InfoPath
19 7 (0.037%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 217 (1.13%) Magento
2 206 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 141 (0.74%) Shopify
4 90 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
5 56 (0.29%) NetSuite
6 29 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
7 22 (0.11%) WebTrends
8 16 (0.084%) Dynamics AX
9 15 (0.078%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 10 (0.052%) Primavera
11 9 (0.047%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
12 8 (0.042%) OpenCart
12 8 (0.042%) Sentinel
13 7 (0.037%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 6 (0.031%) Adobe Campaign
14 6 (0.031%) SDL Web 8
15 5 (0.026%) SAP Hybris
15 5 (0.026%) SAP S/4HANA
16 4 (0.021%) nopCommerce
17 3 (0.016%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 4,709 (24.61%) AWS
2 4,207 (21.98%) Azure
3 1,706 (8.91%) GCP
4 1,596 (8.34%) Serverless
5 1,399 (7.31%) SaaS
6 960 (5.02%) GitHub
7 918 (4.80%) AWS Lambda
8 604 (3.16%) Amazon S3
9 533 (2.79%) npm
10 358 (1.87%) Power Platform
11 357 (1.87%) PaaS
12 347 (1.81%) Amazon EC2
13 345 (1.80%) Amazon SQS
14 301 (1.57%) AWS CloudFormation
15 225 (1.18%) Dynamics 365
16 196 (1.02%) Amazon ECS
17 195 (1.02%) Azure Service Bus
18 193 (1.01%) PowerApps
19 178 (0.93%) Heroku
20 171 (0.89%) AWS Step Functions
Communications & Networking
1 541 (2.83%) HTTP
2 312 (1.63%) Internet
3 199 (1.04%) Broadband
4 112 (0.59%) DNS
5 84 (0.44%) SSL
6 76 (0.40%) SSH
7 70 (0.37%) Skype
8 62 (0.32%) TCP/IP
9 50 (0.26%) Firewall
10 44 (0.23%) VPN
11 38 (0.20%) Intranet
12 34 (0.18%) Bluetooth
13 30 (0.16%) Calico
13 30 (0.16%) Wireless
14 29 (0.15%) SMTP
15 28 (0.15%) FTP
16 21 (0.11%) MQTT
17 18 (0.094%) Extranet
18 17 (0.089%) DVB
19 16 (0.084%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,522 (13.18%) SQL Server
2 2,200 (11.50%) MySQL
3 1,390 (7.26%) NoSQL
4 1,353 (7.07%) PostgreSQL
5 1,305 (6.82%) MongoDB
6 841 (4.39%) Relational Database
7 650 (3.40%) Redis
8 551 (2.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 407 (2.13%) Big Data
10 343 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
11 235 (1.23%) Power BI
12 220 (1.15%) MariaDB
13 188 (0.98%) Azure SQL Database
14 178 (0.93%) RDBMS
15 147 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 141 (0.74%) Amazon Aurora
17 126 (0.66%) Oracle Database
18 120 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
19 119 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 110 (0.57%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3,939 (20.58%) Git (software)
2 1,215 (6.35%) Jenkins
3 1,048 (5.48%) webpack
4 1,029 (5.38%) JIRA
5 753 (3.93%) Selenium
6 721 (3.77%) Cypress.io
7 487 (2.54%) gulp
8 476 (2.49%) Visual Studio
9 441 (2.30%) Cucumber
10 383 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 370 (1.93%) GitLab
12 352 (1.84%) TeamCity
13 317 (1.66%) CircleCI
14 283 (1.48%) Mocha
15 279 (1.46%) Bitbucket
16 278 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
17 268 (1.40%) Postman
18 243 (1.27%) Babel
19 236 (1.23%) Maven
20 234 (1.22%) Jasmine
General
1 3,452 (18.04%) Finance
2 3,084 (16.12%) Social Skills
3 1,225 (6.40%) Marketing
4 974 (5.09%) Retail
5 917 (4.79%) Analytical Skills
6 782 (4.09%) Games
7 685 (3.58%) Banking
8 546 (2.85%) Front Office
9 378 (1.98%) Public Sector
10 306 (1.60%) Manufacturing
11 274 (1.43%) Law
12 258 (1.35%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 257 (1.34%) Telecoms
14 244 (1.28%) Advertising
15 232 (1.21%) Organisational Skills
16 223 (1.17%) Legal
17 184 (0.96%) Electronics
18 147 (0.77%) Financial Institution
19 138 (0.72%) Automotive
20 127 (0.66%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 12,475 (65.19%) Developer
2 2,692 (14.07%) Senior Developer
3 2,346 (12.26%) Software Engineer
4 2,100 (10.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1,967 (10.28%) Full Stack Developer
6 1,826 (9.54%) .NET Developer
7 1,712 (8.95%) React Developer
8 1,602 (8.37%) Software Developer
9 1,372 (7.17%) JavaScript Developer
10 1,171 (6.12%) PHP Developer
11 1,146 (5.99%) C# Developer
12 907 (4.74%) Java Developer
13 765 (4.00%) C# .NET Developer
14 756 (3.95%) Web Developer
15 724 (3.78%) Senior Software Engineer
16 663 (3.46%) Lead Developer
17 579 (3.03%) Angular Developer
18 498 (2.60%) Senior Front-End Developer
19 439 (2.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
20 436 (2.28%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9,468 (49.47%) React
2 8,021 (41.91%) HTML
3 7,914 (41.35%) CSS
4 5,244 (27.40%) AngularJS
5 5,095 (26.62%) Node.js
6 5,016 (26.21%) .NET
7 2,806 (14.66%) Vue.js
8 2,616 (13.67%) REST
9 2,608 (13.63%) HTML5
10 2,330 (12.18%) Web Services
11 2,111 (11.03%) .NET Core
12 2,050 (10.71%) jQuery
13 1,898 (9.92%) ASP.NET
14 1,829 (9.56%) RESTful
15 1,624 (8.49%) CSS3
16 1,546 (8.08%) Redux
17 1,388 (7.25%) GraphQL
18 1,375 (7.19%) Sass
19 1,365 (7.13%) .NET Framework
20 1,171 (6.12%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 2,822 (14.75%) User Experience
2 1,286 (6.72%) Greenfield Project
3 1,088 (5.69%) Mobile App
4 600 (3.14%) Self-Motivation
5 434 (2.27%) Algorithms
6 403 (2.11%) Hedge funds
7 359 (1.88%) Data Structures
8 357 (1.87%) Virtual Team
9 354 (1.85%) Fixed Income
10 346 (1.81%) Equities
11 328 (1.71%) Derivative
12 308 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 278 (1.45%) Blog
14 270 (1.41%) Legacy Systems
15 266 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
16 260 (1.36%) Cloud Native
17 240 (1.25%) Social Media
18 233 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
19 188 (0.98%) NHS
20 159 (0.83%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 1,538 (8.04%) Linux
2 734 (3.84%) Windows
3 697 (3.64%) Android
4 631 (3.30%) Apple iOS
5 319 (1.67%) Unix
6 187 (0.98%) Ubuntu
7 84 (0.44%) Windows Server
8 69 (0.36%) CentOS
9 65 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 44 (0.23%) Debian
11 17 (0.089%) Windows 10
12 14 (0.073%) Windows Server 2016
13 12 (0.063%) Alpine Linux
14 11 (0.057%) Mesosphere
15 10 (0.052%) VMS
16 9 (0.047%) Windows Server 2012
17 7 (0.037%) Mac OS
17 7 (0.037%) tvOS
17 7 (0.037%) Windows 7
18 6 (0.031%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8,567 (44.77%) Agile Software Development
2 5,234 (27.35%) Full Stack Development
3 4,826 (25.22%) Software Engineering
4 3,477 (18.17%) Front End Development
5 3,342 (17.46%) DevOps
6 3,063 (16.01%) TDD
7 3,058 (15.98%) Microservices
8 2,631 (13.75%) MVC
9 2,446 (12.78%) Web Development
10 2,427 (12.68%) Scrum
11 2,134 (11.15%) Test Automation
12 2,067 (10.80%) Problem-Solving
13 1,965 (10.27%) Mentoring
14 1,687 (8.82%) Computer Science
15 1,625 (8.49%) OO
16 1,552 (8.11%) Unit Testing
17 1,528 (7.98%) Continuous Integration
18 1,524 (7.96%) E-Commerce
19 1,357 (7.09%) Fintech
20 1,315 (6.87%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5,663 (29.59%) C#
2 4,891 (25.56%) TypeScript
3 4,678 (24.44%) SQL
4 4,206 (21.98%) Java
5 3,884 (20.30%) Python
6 3,027 (15.82%) PHP
7 1,317 (6.88%) ES6
8 948 (4.95%) Go
9 821 (4.29%) Ruby
10 649 (3.39%) C++
11 613 (3.20%) Scala
12 591 (3.09%) T-SQL
13 566 (2.96%) Kotlin
14 387 (2.02%) Bash Shell
15 371 (1.94%) PowerShell
16 345 (1.80%) Java 8
17 313 (1.64%) C
18 202 (1.06%) Groovy
19 187 (0.98%) ES7
20 185 (0.97%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 2,084 (10.89%) Degree
2 938 (4.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 438 (2.29%) Security Cleared
4 264 (1.38%) SC Cleared
5 169 (0.88%) Master's Degree
6 127 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
7 107 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 91 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
9 90 (0.47%) OCP
10 78 (0.41%) AWS Certification
10 78 (0.41%) PhD
11 71 (0.37%) DV Cleared
12 60 (0.31%) CIW
12 60 (0.31%) OCA
13 53 (0.28%) ISTQB
14 29 (0.15%) SANS
15 24 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 20 (0.10%) HND
16 20 (0.10%) ISEB
17 17 (0.089%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,214 (6.34%) QA
2 675 (3.53%) Accessibility
3 95 (0.50%) WCAG
4 74 (0.39%) GDPR
5 73 (0.38%) SLA
6 47 (0.25%) PCI DSS
7 39 (0.20%) Data Quality
8 36 (0.19%) GRC
9 20 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 20 (0.10%) WAI
10 14 (0.073%) Actionable Recommendations
11 11 (0.057%) ISO 13485
11 11 (0.057%) PSD2
12 10 (0.052%) HL7
13 9 (0.047%) HIPAA
14 7 (0.037%) IEC 62304
15 5 (0.026%) PMO
16 4 (0.021%) DICOM
17 3 (0.016%) ISO 9001
18 2 (0.010%) Good Clinical Practice
System Software
1 3,581 (18.71%) Docker
2 51 (0.27%) Active Directory
3 41 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
5 34 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 28 (0.15%) Firmware
7 18 (0.094%) Hyper-V
8 14 (0.073%) ISA Server
9 11 (0.057%) etcd
9 11 (0.057%) LXC
10 10 (0.052%) HDFS
11 9 (0.047%) Varnish
12 7 (0.037%) Ceph
12 7 (0.037%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (0.031%) VirtualBox
14 4 (0.021%) Kamailio
14 4 (0.021%) OpenSIPS
15 3 (0.016%) Gluster
15 3 (0.016%) KVM
15 3 (0.016%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2,489 (13.01%) Kubernetes
2 1,240 (6.48%) Terraform
3 437 (2.28%) Ansible
4 293 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
5 202 (1.06%) Grafana
6 182 (0.95%) Puppet
7 140 (0.73%) Prometheus
8 79 (0.41%) Kibana
9 52 (0.27%) Istio
10 39 (0.20%) Graphite
11 30 (0.16%) Opsgenie
12 29 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
12 29 (0.15%) logstash
13 28 (0.15%) Consul
13 28 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
14 26 (0.14%) Graylog
14 26 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
15 22 (0.11%) Packer
16 19 (0.099%) HP UCMDB
17 17 (0.089%) MIIS
Vendors
1 1,683 (8.79%) Microsoft
2 1,106 (5.78%) Google
3 737 (3.85%) Oracle
4 419 (2.19%) Adobe
5 261 (1.36%) Zend
6 260 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
7 187 (0.98%) SAP
8 142 (0.74%) Atlassian
9 128 (0.67%) Xamarin
10 124 (0.65%) New Relic
11 116 (0.61%) IBM
12 115 (0.60%) Apple
13 110 (0.57%) Sitecore
14 95 (0.50%) VMware
15 94 (0.49%) ServiceNow
16 93 (0.49%) Splunk
17 77 (0.40%) WooCommerce
18 68 (0.36%) SaltStack
19 65 (0.34%) Nintex
20 64 (0.33%) Spotify