Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
England > North West
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 7 11
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4 -1
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 2,514 2,389 1,694
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 19.40% 19.39% 14.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.99% 33.12% 29.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2,155 2,093 1,537
North West median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% -3.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £59,500 £57,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +8.43%

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 7,621 7,213 5,735
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 58.82% 58.54% 50.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6,399 6,234 4,900
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 £63,000 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +1 1,617 £42,500 +6.25% 356
Cheshire +4 558 £42,500 +13.33% 96
Lancashire -4 177 £35,000 - 46
Merseyside +2 134 £40,000 +23.08% 47
Cumbria 0 10 £25,000 -37.50% 5
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 1,573 (62.57%) HTML
2 1,533 (60.98%) CSS
3 1,105 (43.95%) Agile Software Development
4 977 (38.86%) C#
5 918 (36.52%) MVC
6 900 (35.80%) .NET
7 869 (34.57%) AngularJS
8 751 (29.87%) jQuery
9 704 (28.00%) PHP
10 697 (27.72%) SQL
11 607 (24.14%) Java
12 579 (23.03%) React
13 568 (22.59%) ASP.NET
14 536 (21.32%) MySQL
15 511 (20.33%) Git (software)
16 501 (19.93%) HTML5
17 489 (19.45%) Web Development
18 485 (19.29%) SQL Server
19 476 (18.93%) Front End Development
20 472 (18.77%) Software Engineering
21 452 (17.98%) Web Services
22 440 (17.50%) Node.js
23 412 (16.39%) TDD
24 396 (15.75%) Scrum
25 388 (15.43%) CSS3
26 364 (14.48%) OO
27 333 (13.25%) Finance
28 328 (13.05%) ASP.NET MVC
29 276 (10.98%) Microsoft
30 274 (10.90%) Python

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
1 101 (4.02%) CMS
2 99 (3.94%) WordPress
3 87 (3.46%) Apache
4 69 (2.74%) SharePoint
5 58 (2.31%) nginx
6 43 (1.71%) Apache Spark
7 35 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
8 34 (1.35%) Tomcat
9 33 (1.31%) Drupal
9 33 (1.31%) IIS
10 26 (1.03%) Umbraco
11 18 (0.72%) Confluence
12 14 (0.56%) EPiServer
13 13 (0.52%) Apache Pig
14 12 (0.48%) JBoss
14 12 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
14 12 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
15 11 (0.44%) Tornado
15 11 (0.44%) WebSphere
16 10 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 65 (2.59%) Photoshop
2 24 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
4 16 (0.64%) Chatbot
5 12 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 10 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
6 10 (0.40%) OmniGraffle
7 9 (0.36%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.16%) GIMP
8 4 (0.16%) InVision
8 4 (0.16%) UXPin
9 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
10 2 (0.080%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.080%) Adobe Premiere
10 2 (0.080%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.040%) Blender
11 1 (0.040%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.040%) InDesign
11 1 (0.040%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 131 (5.21%) Magento
2 27 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.28%) BASE24
4 4 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
4 4 (0.16%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
5 3 (0.12%) OpenCart
5 3 (0.12%) osCommerce
5 3 (0.12%) Shopify
6 1 (0.040%) Cerner Millennium
6 1 (0.040%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.040%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.040%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 260 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 122 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 73 (2.90%) SaaS
4 71 (2.82%) GitHub
5 69 (2.74%) npm
6 35 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
7 31 (1.23%) Google Cloud Platform
8 26 (1.03%) Office 365
9 21 (0.84%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 20 (0.80%) DigitalOcean
11 16 (0.64%) PaaS
12 15 (0.60%) Serverless
13 14 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 14 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
14 12 (0.48%) Firebase
15 11 (0.44%) Twilio
16 10 (0.40%) IaaS
17 9 (0.36%) AWS Lambda
18 8 (0.32%) Google Play
19 7 (0.28%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 70 (2.78%) HTTP
2 50 (1.99%) Internet
3 20 (0.80%) SSL
4 17 (0.68%) TCP/IP
5 11 (0.44%) DNS
6 7 (0.28%) Intranet
7 6 (0.24%) VoIP
8 4 (0.16%) SMS
8 4 (0.16%) VPN
9 2 (0.080%) ATM
9 2 (0.080%) DHCP
9 2 (0.080%) LAN
9 2 (0.080%) POP3
9 2 (0.080%) SMTP
9 2 (0.080%) VLAN
9 2 (0.080%) WAN
10 1 (0.040%) Asterisk PBX
10 1 (0.040%) Broadband
10 1 (0.040%) WinSCP
10 1 (0.040%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 536 (21.32%) MySQL
2 485 (19.29%) SQL Server
3 147 (5.85%) NoSQL
4 133 (5.29%) MongoDB
5 91 (3.62%) Big Data
6 67 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
7 66 (2.63%) Relational Database
8 63 (2.51%) Hadoop
9 53 (2.11%) Redis
10 44 (1.75%) SQL Server 2016
11 41 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
12 32 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 30 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 23 (0.91%) Oracle Database
15 20 (0.80%) Amazon Redshift
16 19 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
16 19 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
17 18 (0.72%) RDBMS
18 17 (0.68%) DB2
19 14 (0.56%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 511 (20.33%) Git (software)
2 128 (5.09%) gulp
3 119 (4.73%) Grunt
4 116 (4.61%) Jenkins
5 106 (4.22%) Visual Studio
6 100 (3.98%) NUnit
7 94 (3.74%) Selenium
8 92 (3.66%) JIRA
9 85 (3.38%) webpack
10 81 (3.22%) JUnit
11 66 (2.63%) Subversion
12 62 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
13 55 (2.19%) Jasmine
14 52 (2.07%) MSTest
15 50 (1.99%) Cucumber
15 50 (1.99%) TeamCity
16 45 (1.79%) Mercurial
17 41 (1.63%) Maven
18 39 (1.55%) Bitbucket
18 39 (1.55%) PHPUnit
General
1 333 (13.25%) Finance
2 198 (7.88%) Advertising
3 156 (6.21%) Marketing
4 124 (4.93%) Retail
5 104 (4.14%) Games
6 96 (3.82%) Banking
7 83 (3.30%) Telecoms
8 55 (2.19%) Legal
8 55 (2.19%) Manufacturing
9 39 (1.55%) Electronics
10 37 (1.47%) Automotive
11 29 (1.15%) Law
12 27 (1.07%) Investment Banking
13 18 (0.72%) Music Industry
14 14 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
15 8 (0.32%) Multimedia
15 8 (0.32%) Publishing
16 5 (0.20%) German Language
17 4 (0.16%) Back Office
18 3 (0.12%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 1,966 (78.20%) Developer
2 437 (17.38%) .NET Developer
3 356 (14.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 328 (13.05%) Senior Developer
5 299 (11.89%) C# Developer
6 293 (11.65%) PHP Developer
7 266 (10.58%) Software Developer
8 243 (9.67%) JavaScript Developer
9 226 (8.99%) C# .NET Developer
10 170 (6.76%) Web Developer
11 169 (6.72%) Java Developer
11 169 (6.72%) Software Engineer
12 136 (5.41%) Full Stack Developer
13 102 (4.06%) Junior
14 99 (3.94%) ASP.NET Developer
15 94 (3.74%) C# Software Developer
16 93 (3.70%) .NET Software Developer
17 89 (3.54%) Angular Developer
17 89 (3.54%) Junior Developer
18 88 (3.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,573 (62.57%) HTML
2 1,533 (60.98%) CSS
3 900 (35.80%) .NET
4 869 (34.57%) AngularJS
5 751 (29.87%) jQuery
6 579 (23.03%) React
7 568 (22.59%) ASP.NET
8 501 (19.93%) HTML5
9 452 (17.98%) Web Services
10 440 (17.50%) Node.js
11 388 (15.43%) CSS3
12 328 (13.05%) ASP.NET MVC
13 267 (10.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 266 (10.58%) XML
15 265 (10.54%) RESTful
16 247 (9.82%) REST
17 240 (9.55%) Sass
18 232 (9.23%) .NET Framework
18 232 (9.23%) Spring
19 200 (7.96%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 267 (10.62%) User Experience
2 194 (7.72%) Greenfield Project
3 146 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
4 134 (5.33%) Mobile App
5 119 (4.73%) Computer Science
6 94 (3.74%) Self-Motivation
7 59 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
8 37 (1.47%) Linux Command Line
9 30 (1.19%) Fintech
10 29 (1.15%) Xbox
11 24 (0.95%) Management Information System
12 22 (0.88%) Social Media
13 14 (0.56%) Blog
13 14 (0.56%) Graphic Design
14 13 (0.52%) Client/Server
14 13 (0.52%) CMDB
14 13 (0.52%) NHS
14 13 (0.52%) RIA
15 11 (0.44%) N-Tier
16 9 (0.36%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 259 (10.30%) Linux
2 102 (4.06%) Windows
3 95 (3.78%) Apple iOS
4 91 (3.62%) Android
5 78 (3.10%) Unix
6 14 (0.56%) Debian
6 14 (0.56%) Windows Server
7 11 (0.44%) CentOS
8 10 (0.40%) AIX
8 10 (0.40%) Mac OS X
9 7 (0.28%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.20%) Solaris
11 4 (0.16%) Windows Vista
11 4 (0.16%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.12%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.080%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.080%) SUSE
13 2 (0.080%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.080%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.040%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,105 (43.95%) Agile Software Development
2 918 (36.52%) MVC
3 489 (19.45%) Web Development
4 476 (18.93%) Front End Development
5 472 (18.77%) Software Engineering
6 412 (16.39%) TDD
7 396 (15.75%) Scrum
8 364 (14.48%) OO
9 240 (9.55%) Continuous Integration
10 225 (8.95%) Test Automation
11 217 (8.63%) OOP
12 214 (8.51%) SDLC
13 211 (8.39%) E-Commerce
14 201 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
15 196 (7.80%) BDD
16 187 (7.44%) DevOps
17 182 (7.24%) Unit Testing
18 157 (6.25%) Mentoring
19 132 (5.25%) Responsive Web Design
20 112 (4.46%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 977 (38.86%) C#
2 704 (28.00%) PHP
3 697 (27.72%) SQL
4 607 (24.14%) Java
5 274 (10.90%) Python
6 161 (6.40%) Ruby
7 127 (5.05%) C++
8 121 (4.81%) TypeScript
9 118 (4.69%) T-SQL
10 75 (2.98%) ES6
11 63 (2.51%) VB.NET
12 61 (2.43%) PL/SQL
13 53 (2.11%) Perl
14 50 (1.99%) C
15 40 (1.59%) Bash Shell
16 38 (1.51%) Go
17 37 (1.47%) Groovy
17 37 (1.47%) Java 8
17 37 (1.47%) Objective-C
18 32 (1.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 212 (8.43%) Degree
2 71 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (1.19%) Security Cleared
4 14 (0.56%) DV Cleared
5 13 (0.52%) HND
6 12 (0.48%) Master's Degree
7 9 (0.36%) AWS Certification
7 9 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (0.36%) Sun Certification
8 7 (0.28%) SC Cleared
9 6 (0.24%) ISTQB
10 5 (0.20%) HNC
10 5 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
11 3 (0.12%) ISEB
12 2 (0.080%) MCP
12 2 (0.080%) MOS
13 1 (0.040%) CIPFA
13 1 (0.040%) MCAD
13 1 (0.040%) OCPJP
13 1 (0.040%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (4.14%) QA
2 20 (0.80%) GCP
3 12 (0.48%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 6 (0.24%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.20%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.12%) SLA
8 2 (0.080%) Data Quality
8 2 (0.080%) PA-DSS
9 1 (0.040%) FIPS 140-2
9 1 (0.040%) GDPR
9 1 (0.040%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 136 (5.41%) Docker
2 21 (0.84%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.20%) Hyper-V
3 5 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.16%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 3 (0.12%) LXC
6 2 (0.080%) Firmware
6 2 (0.080%) Varnish
7 1 (0.040%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.040%) HDFS
7 1 (0.040%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 56 (2.23%) Kubernetes
2 44 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (1.51%) Ansible
4 31 (1.23%) Puppet
5 8 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
6 6 (0.24%) Kibana
7 5 (0.20%) Tivoli
8 4 (0.16%) logstash
8 4 (0.16%) Terraform
8 4 (0.16%) Tivoli Identity Manager
9 3 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.080%) Nagios
11 1 (0.040%) Cobbler
11 1 (0.040%) HP ALM
11 1 (0.040%) Plesk
11 1 (0.040%) Rancher
11 1 (0.040%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 276 (10.98%) Microsoft
2 158 (6.28%) Google
3 139 (5.53%) Oracle
4 98 (3.90%) Zend
5 65 (2.59%) Xamarin
6 59 (2.35%) Capita
7 54 (2.15%) Twitter
8 51 (2.03%) Adobe
9 46 (1.83%) SAP
10 35 (1.39%) Salesforce.com
11 25 (0.99%) IBM
12 22 (0.88%) New Relic
12 22 (0.88%) Sitecore
13 15 (0.60%) ServiceNow
14 12 (0.48%) WooCommerce
15 11 (0.44%) Splunk
16 9 (0.36%) Atlassian
17 8 (0.32%) Sun
17 8 (0.32%) Tableau
17 8 (0.32%) Yahoo!