Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
England > North West
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 7 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 -1
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 2,345 2,243 1,774
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 18.34% 18.09% 14.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.96% 31.17% 29.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1,984 1,988 1,617
North West median annual salary £42,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -3.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%

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 the North West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 7,337 7,196 6,116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 57.37% 58.04% 50.83%
Number of salaries quoted 6,107 6,214 5,261
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing JavaScript as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in the North West

JavaScript
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for JavaScript in the North West

JavaScript
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in the North West over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for JavaScript in the North West

JavaScript
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 February 2018. 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
Manchester +3 1,522 £42,500 +6.25% 400
Cheshire +4 524 £42,500 +6.25% 131
Lancashire -6 141 £35,000 - 59
Merseyside +6 136 £40,000 +23.08% 36
Cumbria -6 8 £25,000 -41.18% 3
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, 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 North West region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 1,488 (63.45%) HTML
2 1,467 (62.56%) CSS
3 1,055 (44.99%) Agile Software Development
4 923 (39.36%) C#
5 920 (39.23%) MVC
6 888 (37.87%) .NET
7 860 (36.67%) jQuery
8 799 (34.07%) AngularJS
9 662 (28.23%) SQL
10 640 (27.29%) PHP
11 578 (24.65%) ASP.NET
12 562 (23.97%) Java
13 529 (22.56%) HTML5
14 486 (20.72%) MySQL
15 481 (20.51%) React
16 471 (20.09%) SQL Server
17 466 (19.87%) Git (software)
18 454 (19.36%) Web Development
18 454 (19.36%) Front End Development
19 449 (19.15%) Software Engineering
20 443 (18.89%) Web Services
21 419 (17.87%) Node.js
22 400 (17.06%) CSS3
23 398 (16.97%) TDD
24 397 (16.93%) Scrum
25 338 (14.41%) Finance
26 330 (14.07%) ASP.NET MVC
27 327 (13.94%) OO
28 274 (11.68%) User Experience
29 272 (11.60%) Twitter Bootstrap

JavaScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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
1 103 (4.39%) CMS
2 91 (3.88%) WordPress
3 86 (3.67%) Apache
4 58 (2.47%) SharePoint
5 53 (2.26%) nginx
6 31 (1.32%) Apache Spark
7 30 (1.28%) Umbraco
8 28 (1.19%) Drupal
9 26 (1.11%) IIS
10 25 (1.07%) Confluence
10 25 (1.07%) Tomcat
11 23 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
12 22 (0.94%) EPiServer
13 15 (0.64%) Sitecore CMS
14 14 (0.60%) WebSphere
15 13 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 11 (0.47%) JBoss
16 11 (0.47%) Tornado
17 9 (0.38%) Apache Pig
17 9 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 70 (2.99%) Photoshop
2 23 (0.98%) Microsoft Office
3 20 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 19 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
5 13 (0.55%) Chatbot
5 13 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (0.21%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (0.085%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.085%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (0.085%) GIMP
8 2 (0.085%) InDesign
8 2 (0.085%) InfoPath
8 2 (0.085%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (0.043%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.043%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.043%) InVision
9 1 (0.043%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.043%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 131 (5.59%) Magento
2 26 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.51%) Shopify
4 10 (0.43%) SAP Hybris
5 7 (0.30%) BASE24
6 5 (0.21%) Cerner Millennium
7 3 (0.13%) SAP MII
8 2 (0.085%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.085%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.085%) OpenCart
8 2 (0.085%) osCommerce
8 2 (0.085%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.043%) Exstream
9 1 (0.043%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
9 1 (0.043%) Infor M3
9 1 (0.043%) Northgate Housing
9 1 (0.043%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.043%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 196 (8.36%) Amazon AWS
2 96 (4.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 62 (2.64%) GitHub
4 58 (2.47%) SaaS
5 44 (1.88%) npm
6 27 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
7 24 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
7 24 (1.02%) Office 365
8 20 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 20 (0.85%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 19 (0.81%) PaaS
10 17 (0.72%) DigitalOcean
11 15 (0.64%) IaaS
12 14 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
13 10 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
13 10 (0.43%) Serverless
14 9 (0.38%) Firebase
14 9 (0.38%) Google Analytics
15 8 (0.34%) Google Play
15 8 (0.34%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 80 (3.41%) HTTP
2 55 (2.35%) Internet
3 20 (0.85%) SSL
4 10 (0.43%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.38%) Intranet
6 6 (0.26%) DNS
7 5 (0.21%) VoIP
8 4 (0.17%) VPN
8 4 (0.17%) WinSCP
9 3 (0.13%) SMS
10 2 (0.085%) ATM
10 2 (0.085%) DHCP
10 2 (0.085%) LAN
10 2 (0.085%) POP3
10 2 (0.085%) SMTP
10 2 (0.085%) VLAN
10 2 (0.085%) WAN
11 1 (0.043%) AMQP
11 1 (0.043%) PuTTY
11 1 (0.043%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 486 (20.72%) MySQL
2 471 (20.09%) SQL Server
3 155 (6.61%) NoSQL
4 97 (4.14%) MongoDB
5 80 (3.41%) Big Data
6 75 (3.20%) Relational Database
7 61 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
8 53 (2.26%) SQL Server 2016
9 46 (1.96%) Hadoop
10 33 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
11 32 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 31 (1.32%) Redis
13 30 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 27 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
15 26 (1.11%) Oracle Database
15 26 (1.11%) RDBMS
16 23 (0.98%) DB2
17 16 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
18 11 (0.47%) SQLite
19 10 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 466 (19.87%) Git (software)
2 115 (4.90%) Jenkins
3 104 (4.43%) gulp
4 91 (3.88%) Selenium
5 89 (3.80%) Grunt
6 88 (3.75%) JIRA
7 85 (3.62%) NUnit
8 80 (3.41%) Visual Studio
9 74 (3.16%) Subversion
10 70 (2.99%) JUnit
11 54 (2.30%) webpack
12 50 (2.13%) MSTest
13 49 (2.09%) Cucumber
14 48 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
15 47 (2.00%) Jasmine
15 47 (2.00%) TeamCity
16 43 (1.83%) Bitbucket
17 40 (1.71%) PHPUnit
18 37 (1.58%) Mercurial
19 35 (1.49%) WebDriver
General
1 338 (14.41%) Finance
2 169 (7.21%) Advertising
3 141 (6.01%) Retail
4 140 (5.97%) Marketing
5 108 (4.61%) Banking
6 88 (3.75%) Games
7 71 (3.03%) Telecoms
8 57 (2.43%) Legal
9 50 (2.13%) Manufacturing
10 39 (1.66%) Law
11 35 (1.49%) Electronics
12 30 (1.28%) Investment Banking
13 26 (1.11%) Automotive
14 25 (1.07%) Music Industry
15 21 (0.90%) Multimedia
16 9 (0.38%) Back Office
16 9 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
16 9 (0.38%) Publishing
17 6 (0.26%) German Language
18 3 (0.13%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 1,838 (78.38%) Developer
2 446 (19.02%) .NET Developer
3 350 (14.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 326 (13.90%) Senior Developer
5 295 (12.58%) C# Developer
6 264 (11.26%) PHP Developer
7 256 (10.92%) Software Developer
8 240 (10.23%) C# .NET Developer
9 223 (9.51%) JavaScript Developer
10 178 (7.59%) Web Developer
11 158 (6.74%) Java Developer
12 155 (6.61%) Software Engineer
13 117 (4.99%) ASP.NET Developer
14 108 (4.61%) C# Software Developer
15 107 (4.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 105 (4.48%) .NET Software Developer
17 104 (4.43%) Full Stack Developer
18 97 (4.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 97 (4.14%) Junior
19 94 (4.01%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,488 (63.45%) HTML
2 1,467 (62.56%) CSS
3 888 (37.87%) .NET
4 860 (36.67%) jQuery
5 799 (34.07%) AngularJS
6 578 (24.65%) ASP.NET
7 529 (22.56%) HTML5
8 481 (20.51%) React
9 443 (18.89%) Web Services
10 419 (17.87%) Node.js
11 400 (17.06%) CSS3
12 330 (14.07%) ASP.NET MVC
13 272 (11.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 255 (10.87%) .NET Framework
15 243 (10.36%) RESTful
16 241 (10.28%) REST
17 236 (10.06%) XML
18 230 (9.81%) Sass
19 213 (9.08%) Spring
20 194 (8.27%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 274 (11.68%) User Experience
2 152 (6.48%) Greenfield Project
3 129 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
4 121 (5.16%) Computer Science
5 119 (5.07%) Mobile App
6 42 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
6 42 (1.79%) Fintech
7 32 (1.36%) Linux Command Line
8 28 (1.19%) Xbox
9 24 (1.02%) Management Information System
10 21 (0.90%) Graphic Design
11 20 (0.85%) Social Media
12 18 (0.77%) NHS
13 17 (0.72%) RIA
14 15 (0.64%) e-Learning
15 13 (0.55%) CMDB
15 13 (0.55%) N-Tier
16 12 (0.51%) Client/Server
17 11 (0.47%) Animation
17 11 (0.47%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 250 (10.66%) Linux
2 108 (4.61%) Windows
3 93 (3.97%) Apple iOS
4 87 (3.71%) Android
5 70 (2.99%) Unix
6 20 (0.85%) Windows Server
7 14 (0.60%) Ubuntu
8 12 (0.51%) Debian
9 10 (0.43%) Mac OS X
10 9 (0.38%) AIX
11 7 (0.30%) CentOS
11 7 (0.30%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.21%) Windows Vista
12 5 (0.21%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.13%) Solaris
14 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
14 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (0.085%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,055 (44.99%) Agile Software Development
2 920 (39.23%) MVC
3 454 (19.36%) Front End Development
3 454 (19.36%) Web Development
4 449 (19.15%) Software Engineering
5 398 (16.97%) TDD
6 397 (16.93%) Scrum
7 327 (13.94%) OO
8 241 (10.28%) E-Commerce
9 213 (9.08%) Continuous Integration
10 209 (8.91%) BDD
11 198 (8.44%) OOP
11 198 (8.44%) SDLC
12 183 (7.80%) Test Automation
13 178 (7.59%) DevOps
14 138 (5.88%) Mentoring
15 129 (5.50%) Unit Testing
16 125 (5.33%) Responsive Web Design
17 107 (4.56%) SEO
18 103 (4.39%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 923 (39.36%) C#
2 662 (28.23%) SQL
3 640 (27.29%) PHP
4 562 (23.97%) Java
5 219 (9.34%) Python
6 181 (7.72%) Ruby
7 112 (4.78%) T-SQL
8 110 (4.69%) C++
9 96 (4.09%) TypeScript
10 65 (2.77%) PL/SQL
11 56 (2.39%) ES6
12 52 (2.22%) VB.NET
13 49 (2.09%) C
14 41 (1.75%) Perl
14 41 (1.75%) Scala
15 38 (1.62%) Go
16 37 (1.58%) Bash Shell
17 33 (1.41%) Objective-C
18 28 (1.19%) Groovy
19 21 (0.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 230 (9.81%) Degree
2 66 (2.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (1.36%) Security Cleared
4 20 (0.85%) DV Cleared
5 11 (0.47%) Master's Degree
5 11 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (0.43%) SC Cleared
6 10 (0.43%) Sun Certification
7 9 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
8 8 (0.34%) AWS Certification
8 8 (0.34%) HND
8 8 (0.34%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.21%) HNC
9 5 (0.21%) ISEB
10 4 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.13%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.085%) MCP
12 2 (0.085%) MOS
13 1 (0.043%) CISSP
13 1 (0.043%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (4.86%) QA
2 15 (0.64%) GCP
3 11 (0.47%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 7 (0.30%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.21%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.17%) PA-DSS
7 3 (0.13%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.13%) SLA
8 2 (0.085%) ISO 15765
8 2 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.043%) FIPS 140-2
9 1 (0.043%) PMO
9 1 (0.043%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.043%) TickIT
System Software
1 108 (4.61%) Docker
2 18 (0.77%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.38%) Hyper-V
3 9 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.26%) Varnish
5 2 (0.085%) LXC
5 2 (0.085%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 2 (0.085%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.043%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 42 (1.79%) Kubernetes
2 25 (1.07%) Ansible
3 24 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (1.02%) Puppet
4 4 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.13%) Capistrano
5 3 (0.13%) Nagios
5 3 (0.13%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.085%) SCOM
6 2 (0.085%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.085%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 1 (0.043%) Cobbler
7 1 (0.043%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.043%) Kibana
7 1 (0.043%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.043%) Plesk
7 1 (0.043%) Prometheus
7 1 (0.043%) Salt
7 1 (0.043%) SCCM
7 1 (0.043%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 253 (10.79%) Microsoft
2 146 (6.23%) Oracle
3 130 (5.54%) Google
4 98 (4.18%) Zend
5 65 (2.77%) Adobe
6 55 (2.35%) Xamarin
7 53 (2.26%) SAP
8 47 (2.00%) Capita
9 41 (1.75%) Twitter
10 31 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
11 29 (1.24%) Sitecore
12 21 (0.90%) IBM
13 20 (0.85%) New Relic
14 15 (0.64%) ServiceNow
15 12 (0.51%) hybris
16 11 (0.47%) Apple
16 11 (0.47%) VMware
17 10 (0.43%) AppDynamics
17 10 (0.43%) Atlassian
17 10 (0.43%) Facebook