Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 14 12
Rank change year-on-year +7 -2 -5
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 149 171 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 15.01% 13.04% 14.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.64% 24.22% 30.43%
Number of salaries quoted 133 157 110
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £34,712 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.23% -0.82% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,600 £24,075
90th Percentile £52,500 £45,000 £47,625
North West median annual salary £41,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.13% +4.00% +7.14%

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 Merseyside with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 539 706 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 54.28% 53.85% 46.59%
Number of salaries quoted 406 503 341
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £51,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in Merseyside

JavaScript
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for JavaScript in Merseyside

JavaScript
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in Merseyside over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for JavaScript in Merseyside

JavaScript
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the Merseyside region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Liverpool +7 114 £41,000 +26.15% 15
Wirral +8 17 £33,500 -4.29% 2
Southport -2 4 £40,000 -5.88%
St Helens -4 3 £32,500 -
Birkenhead +1 2 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Prescot - 2 £40,000 -
JavaScript
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing JavaScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 106 (71.14%) HTML
1 106 (71.14%) CSS
2 82 (55.03%) PHP
3 67 (44.97%) MySQL
4 64 (42.95%) MVC
5 60 (40.27%) jQuery
6 59 (39.60%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (34.23%) HTML5
8 45 (30.20%) SQL
9 43 (28.86%) CSS3
10 42 (28.19%) REST
10 42 (28.19%) C#
11 40 (26.85%) Software Engineering
11 40 (26.85%) Laravel
12 39 (26.17%) TDD
13 36 (24.16%) Selenium
13 36 (24.16%) Zend
14 35 (23.49%) CakePHP
15 34 (22.82%) Functional Testing
15 34 (22.82%) SOAP
16 33 (22.15%) .NET
16 33 (22.15%) Banking
16 33 (22.15%) Finance
16 33 (22.15%) WebDriver
16 33 (22.15%) Selenium IDE
16 33 (22.15%) API Development
17 30 (20.13%) AngularJS
18 27 (18.12%) Web Development
19 24 (16.11%) ASP.NET
20 21 (14.09%) CMS

JavaScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 21 (14.09%) CMS
2 13 (8.72%) Drupal
3 9 (6.04%) WordPress
4 6 (4.03%) Umbraco
5 5 (3.36%) nginx
6 3 (2.01%) EPiServer
6 3 (2.01%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.01%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.34%) Content Management Server
7 2 (1.34%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.34%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (1.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.34%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.34%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.67%) Apache
8 1 (0.67%) IIS
8 1 (0.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.01%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.34%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (12.08%) Magento
2 5 (3.36%) Cerner Millennium
3 2 (1.34%) OpenCart
3 2 (1.34%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.70%) npm
2 4 (2.68%) Google Analytics
3 3 (2.01%) GitHub
3 3 (2.01%) MailChimp
4 2 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.67%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.01%) Internet
2 1 (0.67%) Intranet
2 1 (0.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (44.97%) MySQL
2 18 (12.08%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.03%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.36%) Electronic Patient Records
5 3 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.34%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.67%) QlikView
7 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 36 (24.16%) Selenium
2 33 (22.15%) Selenium IDE
2 33 (22.15%) WebDriver
3 20 (13.42%) Git (software)
4 13 (8.72%) Grunt
5 11 (7.38%) gulp
6 8 (5.37%) Jenkins
7 5 (3.36%) Visual Studio
7 5 (3.36%) webpack
8 4 (2.68%) Subversion
9 3 (2.01%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (1.34%) Bazaar
10 2 (1.34%) Bower
10 2 (1.34%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.34%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.34%) Mercurial
10 2 (1.34%) NUnit
10 2 (1.34%) PhantomJS
10 2 (1.34%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 33 (22.15%) Banking
1 33 (22.15%) Finance
2 20 (13.42%) Retail
3 14 (9.40%) Marketing
4 10 (6.71%) Advertising
5 7 (4.70%) Legal
6 5 (3.36%) Manufacturing
7 4 (2.68%) Games
8 1 (0.67%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 139 (93.29%) Developer
2 64 (42.95%) PHP Developer
3 34 (22.82%) MySQL Developer
3 34 (22.82%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 26 (17.45%) Agile Developer
5 17 (11.41%) Web Developer
6 16 (10.74%) C# Developer
7 15 (10.07%) .NET Developer
7 15 (10.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 14 (9.40%) Software Developer
9 13 (8.72%) Senior Developer
10 12 (8.05%) JavaScript Developer
11 9 (6.04%) C# .NET Developer
11 9 (6.04%) Lead Developer
12 8 (5.37%) Lead PHP Developer
13 7 (4.70%) C# Software Developer
14 6 (4.03%) HTML Developer
14 6 (4.03%) Magento Developer
14 6 (4.03%) SQL Developer
15 5 (3.36%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (71.14%) CSS
1 106 (71.14%) HTML
2 60 (40.27%) jQuery
3 51 (34.23%) HTML5
4 43 (28.86%) CSS3
5 42 (28.19%) REST
6 40 (26.85%) Laravel
7 35 (23.49%) CakePHP
8 34 (22.82%) SOAP
9 33 (22.15%) .NET
10 30 (20.13%) AngularJS
11 24 (16.11%) ASP.NET
12 18 (12.08%) Node.js
13 17 (11.41%) React
14 13 (8.72%) .NET Framework
14 13 (8.72%) Sass
15 12 (8.05%) XML
16 11 (7.38%) Entity Framework
17 9 (6.04%) ASP.NET MVC
17 9 (6.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.05%) User Experience
2 7 (4.70%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.36%) NHS
5 4 (2.68%) Graphic Design
5 4 (2.68%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.68%) Online Games
6 3 (2.01%) Blog
6 3 (2.01%) iPad
6 3 (2.01%) Life Science
6 3 (2.01%) Social Media
6 3 (2.01%) W3C
7 2 (1.34%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.34%) Fintech
8 1 (0.67%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.71%) Linux
2 1 (0.67%) Android
2 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (42.95%) MVC
2 59 (39.60%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (26.85%) Software Engineering
4 39 (26.17%) TDD
5 34 (22.82%) Functional Testing
6 33 (22.15%) API Development
7 27 (18.12%) Web Development
8 19 (12.75%) Front End Development
9 14 (9.40%) OO
10 13 (8.72%) OO PHP
11 11 (7.38%) Data Protection
11 11 (7.38%) OOP
11 11 (7.38%) Test Automation
12 9 (6.04%) Refactoring
13 7 (4.70%) SEO
14 6 (4.03%) SDLC
15 5 (3.36%) Mentoring
15 5 (3.36%) Translating Business Requirements
15 5 (3.36%) Web Application Development
15 5 (3.36%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 82 (55.03%) PHP
2 45 (30.20%) SQL
3 42 (28.19%) C#
4 16 (10.74%) Java
5 5 (3.36%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.01%) Bash Shell
6 3 (2.01%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.34%) ANSI SQL
7 2 (1.34%) Perl
7 2 (1.34%) PHP 5
7 2 (1.34%) Python
7 2 (1.34%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.67%) Groovy
8 1 (0.67%) PHP 7
8 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.67%) Ruby
8 1 (0.67%) Scala
8 1 (0.67%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.67%) XAML
Qualifications
1 14 (9.40%) Degree
2 1 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.67%) ISEB
2 1 (0.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.67%) PMO
1 1 (0.67%) QA
1 1 (0.67%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (4.03%) Docker
2 1 (0.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.67%) Ansible
1 1 (0.67%) Plesk
Vendors
1 36 (24.16%) Zend
2 15 (10.07%) Google
3 6 (4.03%) Cerner
3 6 (4.03%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.01%) Capita
4 3 (2.01%) Oracle
4 3 (2.01%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.01%) Tableau
4 3 (2.01%) Twitter
5 2 (1.34%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.67%) Pegasus
6 1 (0.67%) Rackspace