Period
to 27 October 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 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK > England
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 6 4 7
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 -1
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 20,117 9,140 20,436
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 18.05% 20.11% 16.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.25% 33.88% 30.32%
Number of salaries quoted 12,920 8,120 17,820
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £70,500 £67,500
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% -

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 60,502 26,979 67,397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 54.28% 59.36% 53.61%
Number of salaries quoted 40,613 23,313 56,406
10th Percentile £36,233 £35,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £44,750 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +4.65%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +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 27 October 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 27 October 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 +3 10,439 £70,000 +3.70% 1,525
South East -2 3,495 £50,000 - 493
North of England -6 2,376 £50,000 +5.26% 807
Midlands -1 1,480 £47,500 +5.56% 496
South West -2 1,435 £47,500 +5.56% 249
North West -4 1,242 £50,000 - 450
West Midlands -2 983 £50,000 +11.11% 285
Yorkshire -6 960 £50,000 +11.11% 271
East of England -11 518 £52,500 +10.53% 249
East Midlands -3 496 £45,000 +12.50% 211
North East -9 174 £35,500 -21.11% 86
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 27 October 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 10,031 (49.86%) React
2 9,180 (45.63%) Agile Software Development
3 8,227 (40.90%) HTML
4 7,991 (39.72%) CSS
5 5,775 (28.71%) C#
6 5,661 (28.14%) Full Stack Development
7 5,540 (27.54%) Node.js
8 5,369 (26.69%) TypeScript
9 5,259 (26.14%) AWS
10 5,255 (26.12%) Software Engineering
11 5,149 (25.60%) AngularJS
12 4,890 (24.31%) .NET
13 4,633 (23.03%) SQL
14 4,549 (22.61%) Azure
15 4,499 (22.36%) Java
16 4,251 (21.13%) Git (software)
17 4,134 (20.55%) Python
18 3,904 (19.41%) Docker
19 3,756 (18.67%) Finance
20 3,654 (18.16%) DevOps
21 3,577 (17.78%) Front End Development
22 3,406 (16.93%) Social Skills
23 3,398 (16.89%) TDD
24 3,119 (15.50%) PHP
24 3,119 (15.50%) User Experience
25 2,942 (14.62%) Microservices
26 2,743 (13.64%) Vue.js
27 2,731 (13.58%) Kubernetes
28 2,698 (13.41%) REST
29 2,617 (13.01%) 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
1 993 (4.94%) CMS
2 700 (3.48%) WordPress
3 618 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
4 410 (2.04%) Apache
5 359 (1.78%) Confluence
6 266 (1.32%) SharePoint
7 205 (1.02%) nginx
8 191 (0.95%) Drupal
9 177 (0.88%) Umbraco
10 159 (0.79%) IIS
11 158 (0.79%) Apache Spark
12 150 (0.75%) Tomcat
13 113 (0.56%) Apache Solr
14 100 (0.50%) Headless CMS
15 93 (0.46%) GeoServer
16 89 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
17 81 (0.40%) EPiServer
18 77 (0.38%) Kentico
19 62 (0.31%) IBM Domino
20 58 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 216 (1.07%) Figma
2 191 (0.95%) Sketch
3 161 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
4 157 (0.78%) Photoshop
5 110 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
6 99 (0.49%) Adobe XD
7 91 (0.45%) InVision
8 88 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
9 64 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 41 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 40 (0.20%) Chatbot
12 32 (0.16%) MS Visio
13 29 (0.14%) GIMP
14 26 (0.13%) InDesign
15 21 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
16 13 (0.065%) Marvel
16 13 (0.065%) UXPin
17 8 (0.040%) Zeplin
18 7 (0.035%) Adobe After Effects
19 5 (0.025%) Maya
Business Applications
1 201 (1.00%) Magento
2 149 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
3 140 (0.70%) Shopify
4 129 (0.64%) Payment Gateway
5 69 (0.34%) NetSuite
6 41 (0.20%) Sentinel
7 23 (0.11%) WebTrends
8 18 (0.089%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 17 (0.085%) Summit
10 14 (0.070%) Adobe Campaign
11 11 (0.055%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
12 10 (0.050%) Dynamics AX
12 10 (0.050%) Remedy ITSM
13 9 (0.045%) Distributed Ledger
13 9 (0.045%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
14 8 (0.040%) Dynamics NAV
14 8 (0.040%) Primavera
14 8 (0.040%) SAP Hybris
15 7 (0.035%) SAP S/4HANA
15 7 (0.035%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 5,259 (26.14%) AWS
2 4,549 (22.61%) Azure
3 2,008 (9.98%) Serverless
4 1,815 (9.02%) GCP
5 1,624 (8.07%) SaaS
6 1,257 (6.25%) GitHub
7 1,054 (5.24%) AWS Lambda
8 736 (3.66%) Amazon S3
9 633 (3.15%) npm
10 407 (2.02%) Amazon SQS
11 372 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
12 350 (1.74%) PaaS
13 340 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
14 331 (1.65%) Power Platform
15 277 (1.38%) OpenShift
16 241 (1.20%) AWS Step Functions
17 240 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
18 230 (1.14%) Dynamics 365
19 215 (1.07%) Heroku
20 207 (1.03%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 732 (3.64%) HTTP
2 322 (1.60%) Internet
3 300 (1.49%) Broadband
4 122 (0.61%) DNS
4 122 (0.61%) TCP/IP
5 75 (0.37%) SSH
6 69 (0.34%) Skype
7 66 (0.33%) SSL
8 58 (0.29%) Bluetooth
9 55 (0.27%) Firewall
10 48 (0.24%) MQTT
11 36 (0.18%) DVB
12 35 (0.17%) SMTP
13 31 (0.15%) Calico
14 28 (0.14%) FTP
15 27 (0.13%) VPN
16 23 (0.11%) Intranet
17 22 (0.11%) HTTPS
18 21 (0.10%) Wireless
19 20 (0.099%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,597 (12.91%) SQL Server
2 2,262 (11.24%) MySQL
3 1,453 (7.22%) PostgreSQL
4 1,450 (7.21%) NoSQL
5 1,274 (6.33%) MongoDB
6 936 (4.65%) Relational Database
7 728 (3.62%) Redis
8 669 (3.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 377 (1.87%) Amazon RDS
10 356 (1.77%) Big Data
11 226 (1.12%) RDBMS
12 213 (1.06%) Power BI
13 198 (0.98%) Amazon Aurora
14 190 (0.94%) MariaDB
15 155 (0.77%) Azure SQL Database
16 148 (0.74%) Blockchain
17 146 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
18 134 (0.67%) Oracle Database
19 129 (0.64%) GIS
20 124 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4,251 (21.13%) Git (software)
2 1,469 (7.30%) Jenkins
3 1,192 (5.93%) webpack
4 1,062 (5.28%) JIRA
5 898 (4.46%) Selenium
6 798 (3.97%) Cypress.io
7 464 (2.31%) gulp
8 460 (2.29%) Cucumber
9 441 (2.19%) Visual Studio
10 423 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
11 399 (1.98%) GitLab
12 384 (1.91%) Postman
13 363 (1.80%) TeamCity
14 344 (1.71%) Octopus Deploy
15 339 (1.69%) Mocha
16 328 (1.63%) CircleCI
17 309 (1.54%) Bitbucket
18 301 (1.50%) Jasmine
19 265 (1.32%) NUnit
20 247 (1.23%) Babel
General
1 3,756 (18.67%) Finance
2 3,406 (16.93%) Social Skills
3 1,321 (6.57%) Marketing
4 1,076 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
5 951 (4.73%) Retail
6 682 (3.39%) Games
7 664 (3.30%) Banking
8 573 (2.85%) Front Office
9 347 (1.72%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 346 (1.72%) Law
10 346 (1.72%) Public Sector
11 329 (1.64%) Manufacturing
12 285 (1.42%) Advertising
13 235 (1.17%) Organisational Skills
14 232 (1.15%) Telecoms
15 223 (1.11%) Legal
16 167 (0.83%) Financial Institution
17 164 (0.82%) Publishing
18 155 (0.77%) Electronics
19 144 (0.72%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 12,654 (62.90%) Developer
2 2,755 (13.69%) Software Engineer
3 2,675 (13.30%) Senior Developer
4 2,247 (11.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2,057 (10.23%) Full Stack Developer
6 1,768 (8.79%) React Developer
7 1,639 (8.15%) .NET Developer
8 1,595 (7.93%) Software Developer
9 1,234 (6.13%) PHP Developer
10 1,176 (5.85%) JavaScript Developer
11 1,120 (5.57%) C# Developer
12 924 (4.59%) Java Developer
13 761 (3.78%) Senior Software Engineer
14 733 (3.64%) Lead Developer
15 721 (3.58%) Web Developer
16 665 (3.31%) C# .NET Developer
17 601 (2.99%) Developer/Software Engineer
18 504 (2.51%) Angular Developer
19 467 (2.32%) Senior Front-End Developer
20 460 (2.29%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10,031 (49.86%) React
2 8,227 (40.90%) HTML
3 7,991 (39.72%) CSS
4 5,540 (27.54%) Node.js
5 5,149 (25.60%) AngularJS
6 4,890 (24.31%) .NET
7 2,743 (13.64%) Vue.js
8 2,698 (13.41%) REST
9 2,617 (13.01%) HTML5
10 2,524 (12.55%) Web Services
11 2,094 (10.41%) jQuery
12 2,060 (10.24%) RESTful
13 1,917 (9.53%) .NET Core
14 1,810 (9.00%) ASP.NET
15 1,654 (8.22%) Redux
16 1,562 (7.76%) CSS3
17 1,471 (7.31%) Sass
18 1,466 (7.29%) GraphQL
19 1,383 (6.87%) .NET Framework
20 1,216 (6.04%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3,119 (15.50%) User Experience
2 1,395 (6.93%) Greenfield Project
3 1,081 (5.37%) Mobile App
4 684 (3.40%) Self-Motivation
5 500 (2.49%) Algorithms
6 439 (2.18%) Cloud Native
7 437 (2.17%) Virtual Team
8 415 (2.06%) Hedge funds
9 389 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
10 354 (1.76%) Equities
11 333 (1.66%) Social Media
12 332 (1.65%) Data Structures
13 314 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 309 (1.54%) Fixed Income
15 279 (1.39%) Derivative
16 274 (1.36%) Blog
17 207 (1.03%) Legacy Systems
18 201 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
19 189 (0.94%) Legacy Code
20 172 (0.85%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 1,628 (8.09%) Linux
2 791 (3.93%) Windows
3 730 (3.63%) Android
4 688 (3.42%) Apple iOS
5 334 (1.66%) Unix
6 172 (0.85%) Ubuntu
7 76 (0.38%) CentOS
7 76 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 60 (0.30%) Mac OS
9 58 (0.29%) Windows Server
10 44 (0.22%) Debian
11 23 (0.11%) Alpine Linux
12 19 (0.094%) VMS
13 18 (0.089%) Windows 10
14 17 (0.085%) Mesosphere
15 11 (0.055%) Windows Server 2016
16 10 (0.050%) Solaris
17 8 (0.040%) Windows Server 2012
18 6 (0.030%) Windows 7
18 6 (0.030%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9,180 (45.63%) Agile Software Development
2 5,661 (28.14%) Full Stack Development
3 5,255 (26.12%) Software Engineering
4 3,654 (18.16%) DevOps
5 3,577 (17.78%) Front End Development
6 3,398 (16.89%) TDD
7 2,942 (14.62%) Microservices
8 2,556 (12.71%) Test Automation
9 2,541 (12.63%) MVC
10 2,494 (12.40%) Scrum
11 2,456 (12.21%) Problem-Solving
12 2,363 (11.75%) Web Development
13 2,292 (11.39%) Mentoring
14 1,810 (9.00%) Continuous Integration
15 1,759 (8.74%) Computer Science
16 1,671 (8.31%) Unit Testing
17 1,586 (7.88%) OO
18 1,580 (7.85%) SDLC
19 1,561 (7.76%) E-Commerce
20 1,467 (7.29%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5,775 (28.71%) C#
2 5,369 (26.69%) TypeScript
3 4,633 (23.03%) SQL
4 4,499 (22.36%) Java
5 4,134 (20.55%) Python
6 3,119 (15.50%) PHP
7 1,292 (6.42%) ES6
8 1,035 (5.14%) Go
9 885 (4.40%) Ruby
10 802 (3.99%) C++
11 693 (3.44%) Kotlin
12 670 (3.33%) Scala
13 580 (2.88%) T-SQL
14 482 (2.40%) C
15 435 (2.16%) PowerShell
16 421 (2.09%) Bash Shell
17 292 (1.45%) Java 8
18 254 (1.26%) Perl
19 218 (1.08%) VB.NET
20 214 (1.06%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 2,157 (10.72%) Degree
2 918 (4.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 405 (2.01%) Security Cleared
4 233 (1.16%) SC Cleared
5 145 (0.72%) Master's Degree
5 145 (0.72%) Numerate Degree
6 89 (0.44%) AWS Certification
7 76 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 67 (0.33%) PhD
9 60 (0.30%) ISTQB
10 56 (0.28%) DV Cleared
11 54 (0.27%) SANS
12 37 (0.18%) GCFA
12 37 (0.18%) GCIA
12 37 (0.18%) GCIH
13 34 (0.17%) GCFE
14 32 (0.16%) ISEB
15 31 (0.15%) OCP
15 31 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
16 28 (0.14%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,533 (7.62%) QA
2 777 (3.86%) Accessibility
3 101 (0.50%) WCAG
4 82 (0.41%) SLA
5 81 (0.40%) GDPR
6 61 (0.30%) Data Quality
7 43 (0.21%) PCI DSS
8 33 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 26 (0.13%) WAI
10 19 (0.094%) GRC
11 14 (0.070%) PSD2
12 12 (0.060%) ISO 13485
13 11 (0.055%) HL7
14 10 (0.050%) HIPAA
15 7 (0.035%) MISRA
15 7 (0.035%) NIST
15 7 (0.035%) PMO
16 6 (0.030%) DICOM
16 6 (0.030%) IEC 62304
16 6 (0.030%) SOC 2
System Software
1 3,904 (19.41%) Docker
2 69 (0.34%) Active Directory
3 52 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
4 41 (0.20%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 31 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 23 (0.11%) Firmware
7 19 (0.094%) Hyper-V
8 17 (0.085%) ISA Server
9 11 (0.055%) etcd
10 10 (0.050%) Varnish
10 10 (0.050%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.030%) KVM
12 5 (0.025%) Ceph
12 5 (0.025%) VirtualBox
13 4 (0.020%) HDFS
13 4 (0.020%) vSphere
14 3 (0.015%) LXC
14 3 (0.015%) Xen
15 2 (0.010%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.010%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2,731 (13.58%) Kubernetes
2 1,417 (7.04%) Terraform
3 533 (2.65%) Ansible
4 301 (1.50%) Grafana
5 282 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
6 215 (1.07%) Puppet
7 156 (0.78%) Prometheus
8 108 (0.54%) Kibana
9 60 (0.30%) logstash
10 48 (0.24%) Istio
10 48 (0.24%) Opsgenie
11 46 (0.23%) Graphite
12 41 (0.20%) Consul
12 41 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
13 32 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
14 31 (0.15%) ZABBIX
15 30 (0.15%) Graylog
16 28 (0.14%) Docker Swarm
17 25 (0.12%) HAProxy
18 23 (0.11%) MIIS
Vendors
1 1,697 (8.44%) Microsoft
2 1,381 (6.86%) Google
3 718 (3.57%) Oracle
4 492 (2.45%) Adobe
5 295 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
6 200 (0.99%) Zend
7 188 (0.93%) SAP
8 164 (0.82%) Apple
9 162 (0.81%) Xamarin
10 160 (0.80%) Atlassian
11 145 (0.72%) New Relic
12 128 (0.64%) Sitecore
13 120 (0.60%) WooCommerce
14 119 (0.59%) IBM
15 118 (0.59%) Splunk
16 113 (0.56%) Red Hat
17 86 (0.43%) LexisNexis
17 86 (0.43%) ServiceNow
18 81 (0.40%) Spotify
19 75 (0.37%) Facebook