Period
to 25 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 25 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
South East > Kent
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 5 10
Rank change year-on-year -5 +5 0
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 145 273 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 16.13% 22.79% 19.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.32% 40.27% 34.85%
Number of salaries quoted 132 242 255
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,025 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 Kent with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 512 678 878
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 56.95% 56.59% 55.15%
Number of salaries quoted 440 595 718
Kent median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,875 £58,750 £61,250
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing JavaScript as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in Kent

JavaScript
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for JavaScript in Kent

JavaScript
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in Kent over the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

Salary histogram for JavaScript in Kent

JavaScript
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the Kent region over the 6 months to 25 April 2019. 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
Maidstone -3 28 £33,750 -15.63% 8
West Malling +5 25 £42,500 -19.05%
Dartford +3 25 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Tunbridge Wells -10 14 £28,750 -32.35% 6
Chatham -13 9 £49,000 +30.67% 1
Cranbrook - 5 £50,000 - 1
Folkestone +1 4 £35,000 - 1
Tonbridge -18 3 £34,000 -2.86% 2
Whitstable - 2 £31,750 -
Rochester - 2 £52,500 - 2
Sittingbourne - 2 £37,500 -
Stansted -2 1 £35,000 - 1
Canterbury - 1 £27,500 -
JavaScript
South East

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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 Kent region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 97 (66.90%) CSS
2 96 (66.21%) HTML
3 86 (59.31%) C#
4 85 (58.62%) .NET
5 66 (45.52%) ASP.NET
6 63 (43.45%) MVC
7 62 (42.76%) Agile Software Development
8 54 (37.24%) AngularJS
9 53 (36.55%) jQuery
10 46 (31.72%) SQL
11 39 (26.90%) ASP.NET MVC
12 36 (24.83%) Web Development
13 34 (23.45%) PHP
14 31 (21.38%) OO
14 31 (21.38%) Git (software)
15 29 (20.00%) SQL Server
16 27 (18.62%) HTML5
17 24 (16.55%) Microsoft Azure
17 24 (16.55%) Scrum
18 20 (13.79%) Finance
18 20 (13.79%) Node.js
18 20 (13.79%) React
19 18 (12.41%) ASP.NET Web API
19 18 (12.41%) JSON
20 17 (11.72%) .NET Framework
20 17 (11.72%) MySQL
20 17 (11.72%) XML
20 17 (11.72%) Problem-Solving
21 16 (11.03%) TDD
22 15 (10.34%) Software Engineering

JavaScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 7 (4.83%) CMS
1 7 (4.83%) IIS
2 5 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.76%) Apache
3 4 (2.76%) WordPress
4 2 (1.38%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.69%) Confluence
5 1 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.69%) nginx
5 1 (0.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.38%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.69%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 5 (3.45%) Magento
2 3 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.69%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 24 (16.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (8.97%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.83%) GitHub
4 4 (2.76%) Serverless
5 3 (2.07%) Amazon S3
5 3 (2.07%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (2.07%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (2.07%) npm
5 3 (2.07%) Office 365
5 3 (2.07%) SaaS
6 1 (0.69%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.14%) HTTP
2 4 (2.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (11.72%) MySQL
3 9 (6.21%) NoSQL
3 9 (6.21%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.76%) Blockchain
6 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (1.38%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.69%) Big Data
8 1 (0.69%) Geospatial Data
8 1 (0.69%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.69%) Redis
8 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 31 (21.38%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.90%) Visual Studio
3 7 (4.83%) Subversion
4 6 (4.14%) Jasmine
4 6 (4.14%) JIRA
5 5 (3.45%) Bower
5 5 (3.45%) Grunt
5 5 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.76%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (2.76%) Protractor
6 4 (2.76%) webpack
7 3 (2.07%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.07%) NUnit
8 2 (1.38%) Fiddler
8 2 (1.38%) gulp
8 2 (1.38%) Maven
8 2 (1.38%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.38%) PHPUnit
8 2 (1.38%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.38%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 20 (13.79%) Finance
2 11 (7.59%) Marketing
3 7 (4.83%) Automotive
4 2 (1.38%) Advertising
4 2 (1.38%) Banking
4 2 (1.38%) Billing
4 2 (1.38%) Front Office
4 2 (1.38%) Games
5 1 (0.69%) Legal
5 1 (0.69%) Publishing
5 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 122 (84.14%) Developer
2 46 (31.72%) .NET Developer
3 32 (22.07%) C# Developer
4 29 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 29 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 23 (15.86%) PHP Developer
6 16 (11.03%) JavaScript Developer
6 16 (11.03%) Software Developer
7 14 (9.66%) Junior
7 14 (9.66%) Junior Developer
8 13 (8.97%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 11 (7.59%) ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (7.59%) SQL Developer
10 10 (6.90%) Web Developer
11 9 (6.21%) ASP Developer
11 9 (6.21%) Graduate
11 9 (6.21%) Graduate Developer
12 8 (5.52%) Python Developer
12 8 (5.52%) Senior Developer
13 7 (4.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (66.90%) CSS
2 96 (66.21%) HTML
3 85 (58.62%) .NET
4 66 (45.52%) ASP.NET
5 54 (37.24%) AngularJS
6 53 (36.55%) jQuery
7 39 (26.90%) ASP.NET MVC
8 27 (18.62%) HTML5
9 20 (13.79%) Node.js
9 20 (13.79%) React
10 18 (12.41%) ASP.NET Web API
10 18 (12.41%) JSON
11 17 (11.72%) .NET Framework
11 17 (11.72%) XML
12 15 (10.34%) RESTful
13 14 (9.66%) Sass
13 14 (9.66%) SOAP
14 13 (8.97%) REST
14 13 (8.97%) Web Services
15 12 (8.28%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (6.21%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (5.52%) Fintech
4 8 (5.52%) Mobile App
5 6 (4.14%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (3.45%) User Experience
7 2 (1.38%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (1.38%) FMCG
8 1 (0.69%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.69%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.69%) EPoS
8 1 (0.69%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.69%) iPhone
8 1 (0.69%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.97%) Windows
2 10 (6.90%) Linux
3 6 (4.14%) Unix
4 3 (2.07%) Android
5 2 (1.38%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.38%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (43.45%) MVC
2 62 (42.76%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (24.83%) Web Development
4 31 (21.38%) OO
5 24 (16.55%) Scrum
6 17 (11.72%) Problem-Solving
7 16 (11.03%) TDD
8 15 (10.34%) Software Engineering
9 14 (9.66%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (8.28%) Front End Development
11 10 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
11 10 (6.90%) OOP
12 9 (6.21%) Unit Testing
13 8 (5.52%) OOD
13 8 (5.52%) SOLID
14 7 (4.83%) Asset Management
14 7 (4.83%) Computer Science
14 7 (4.83%) Data Protection
14 7 (4.83%) Test Automation
14 7 (4.83%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 86 (59.31%) C#
2 46 (31.72%) SQL
3 34 (23.45%) PHP
4 14 (9.66%) TypeScript
5 12 (8.28%) Python
6 10 (6.90%) Java
6 10 (6.90%) T-SQL
7 6 (4.14%) C++
8 5 (3.45%) ES6
8 5 (3.45%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.76%) ES7
9 4 (2.76%) Java 8
9 4 (2.76%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.69%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 12 (8.28%) Degree
2 7 (4.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.83%) QA
2 5 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (7.59%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.38%) Oracle
3 1 (0.69%) Adobe
3 1 (0.69%) Atlassian
3 1 (0.69%) Google
3 1 (0.69%) Zend