Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
England > North West
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 5 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 976 1,693 2,307
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 19.52% 16.02% 18.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.22% 31.79% 33.91%
Number of salaries quoted 980 1,479 2,126
Median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £33,000 £27,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,600 £63,750
England median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 2,771 5,326 6,804
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 55.43% 50.40% 55.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2,371 4,089 5,730
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing JavaScript as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing JavaScript in the North West.

Salary trend for JavaScript in the North West

JavaScript
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing JavaScript in the North West over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

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 8 August 2020. 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 0 736 £50,000 +11.11% 204
Cheshire -3 169 £45,000 - 57
Lancashire +4 37 £47,500 +20.25% 26
Merseyside -26 18 £50,000 +19.05% 26
Cumbria -5 10 £40,000 +77.78% 3
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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.

1 500 (51.23%) HTML
2 497 (50.92%) CSS
3 398 (40.78%) C#
4 395 (40.47%) .NET
5 376 (38.52%) Agile Software Development
6 319 (32.68%) React
7 291 (29.82%) AngularJS
8 237 (24.28%) SQL
9 221 (22.64%) Node.js
10 219 (22.44%) PHP
11 217 (22.23%) MVC
12 208 (21.31%) Git (software)
13 186 (19.06%) DevOps
14 181 (18.55%) ASP.NET
14 181 (18.55%) SQL Server
15 170 (17.42%) Azure
16 169 (17.32%) Software Engineering
17 166 (17.01%) TDD
18 151 (15.47%) Java
19 146 (14.96%) User Experience
20 142 (14.55%) AWS
21 141 (14.45%) Front End Development
22 138 (14.14%) .NET Core
23 136 (13.93%) MySQL
24 130 (13.32%) Docker
25 129 (13.22%) Microservices
26 127 (13.01%) jQuery
27 124 (12.70%) Vue.js
28 123 (12.60%) HTML5
29 119 (12.19%) ASP.NET MVC

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 55 (5.64%) CMS
2 33 (3.38%) Apache
3 30 (3.07%) WordPress
4 24 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
5 21 (2.15%) IIS
6 19 (1.95%) nginx
7 15 (1.54%) NServiceBus
7 15 (1.54%) Umbraco
8 13 (1.33%) SharePoint
8 13 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
9 10 (1.02%) ExpressionEngine
10 9 (0.92%) Liferay
10 9 (0.92%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.51%) Drupal
12 4 (0.41%) SilverStripe
12 4 (0.41%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.31%) Sitefinity
14 1 (0.10%) Confluence
14 1 (0.10%) Jetty
14 1 (0.10%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (0.92%) Photoshop
2 8 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (0.82%) Sketch
3 4 (0.41%) Chatbot
4 3 (0.31%) InVision
4 3 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.20%) Adobe XD
5 2 (0.20%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 29 (2.97%) Magento
2 9 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.82%) SDL Web 8
4 7 (0.72%) Shopify
5 2 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 170 (17.42%) Azure
2 142 (14.55%) AWS
3 47 (4.82%) GitHub
4 45 (4.61%) GCP
5 44 (4.51%) Serverless
6 37 (3.79%) SaaS
7 26 (2.66%) AWS Lambda
8 18 (1.84%) Cloud Computing
9 15 (1.54%) npm
10 13 (1.33%) Power Platform
11 11 (1.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 8 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
13 7 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
13 7 (0.72%) Office 365
13 7 (0.72%) Slack
14 6 (0.61%) IBM Cloud
14 6 (0.61%) NuGet
14 6 (0.61%) OpenShift
15 5 (0.51%) Logic Apps
15 5 (0.51%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.84%) HTTP
2 16 (1.64%) Skype
3 13 (1.33%) Internet
4 6 (0.61%) SNMP
4 6 (0.61%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.41%) Wireless
6 3 (0.31%) Bluetooth
6 3 (0.31%) RFID
6 3 (0.31%) RTMP
6 3 (0.31%) SSL
7 2 (0.20%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.10%) DNS
8 1 (0.10%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.10%) VoIP
8 1 (0.10%) VPN
8 1 (0.10%) WebEx
8 1 (0.10%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (18.55%) SQL Server
2 136 (13.93%) MySQL
3 83 (8.50%) NoSQL
4 60 (6.15%) Relational Database
5 40 (4.10%) MongoDB
6 17 (1.74%) RDBMS
7 15 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (1.33%) Big Data
8 13 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (1.33%) Power BI
8 13 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 7 (0.72%) GIS
10 7 (0.72%) Redis
11 6 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
13 4 (0.41%) Oracle Database
14 3 (0.31%) Couchbase
14 3 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 208 (21.31%) Git (software)
2 59 (6.05%) JIRA
3 47 (4.82%) Selenium
4 40 (4.10%) webpack
5 39 (4.00%) Visual Studio
6 34 (3.48%) Jenkins
7 30 (3.07%) Subversion
7 30 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
8 27 (2.77%) PHPUnit
9 20 (2.05%) gulp
9 20 (2.05%) TeamCity
10 19 (1.95%) Bitbucket
11 18 (1.84%) Grunt
12 16 (1.64%) git-flow
12 16 (1.64%) Mocha
13 13 (1.33%) Mercurial
14 12 (1.23%) Cucumber
14 12 (1.23%) Protractor
14 12 (1.23%) WebDriver
15 11 (1.13%) Redmine
General
1 105 (10.76%) Finance
2 41 (4.20%) Retail
3 35 (3.59%) Games
4 27 (2.77%) Marketing
5 13 (1.33%) Banking
5 13 (1.33%) Law
6 11 (1.13%) Automotive
7 10 (1.02%) Public Sector
8 9 (0.92%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.72%) Legal
9 7 (0.72%) Local Government
10 5 (0.51%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.41%) Back Office
12 3 (0.31%) Advertising
12 3 (0.31%) Electronics
12 3 (0.31%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.10%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 728 (74.59%) Developer
2 143 (14.65%) Senior Developer
3 138 (14.14%) .NET Developer
4 131 (13.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 129 (13.22%) PHP Developer
6 127 (13.01%) Software Developer
7 95 (9.73%) C# Developer
8 89 (9.12%) Software Engineer
9 67 (6.86%) Full Stack Developer
9 67 (6.86%) React Developer
10 64 (6.56%) JavaScript Developer
11 54 (5.53%) C# .NET Developer
12 49 (5.02%) Web Developer
13 40 (4.10%) Senior Software Engineer
14 38 (3.89%) C# Software Developer
14 38 (3.89%) Senior .NET Developer
15 31 (3.18%) Java Developer
15 31 (3.18%) PHP Web Developer
16 30 (3.07%) Lead Developer
16 30 (3.07%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 500 (51.23%) HTML
2 497 (50.92%) CSS
3 395 (40.47%) .NET
4 319 (32.68%) React
5 291 (29.82%) AngularJS
6 221 (22.64%) Node.js
7 181 (18.55%) ASP.NET
8 138 (14.14%) .NET Core
9 127 (13.01%) jQuery
10 124 (12.70%) Vue.js
11 123 (12.60%) HTML5
12 119 (12.19%) ASP.NET MVC
13 109 (11.17%) Web Services
14 105 (10.76%) .NET Framework
15 93 (9.53%) ASP.NET Web API
16 78 (7.99%) REST
17 76 (7.79%) Laravel
18 69 (7.07%) RESTful
19 67 (6.86%) CSS3
19 67 (6.86%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 146 (14.96%) User Experience
2 97 (9.94%) Mobile App
3 89 (9.12%) Greenfield Project
4 51 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
5 35 (3.59%) Self-Motivation
6 30 (3.07%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (1.54%) Algorithms
7 15 (1.54%) Blog
8 12 (1.23%) NHS
9 11 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
10 10 (1.02%) Cloud Native
10 10 (1.02%) Data Structures
11 9 (0.92%) Driving Licence
11 9 (0.92%) Virtual Team
12 6 (0.61%) Wiki
13 5 (0.51%) Data Centre
13 5 (0.51%) Internet of Things
13 5 (0.51%) Online Games
14 4 (0.41%) EPoS
14 4 (0.41%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 68 (6.97%) Linux
2 28 (2.87%) Windows
3 17 (1.74%) Android
4 15 (1.54%) Apple iOS
5 8 (0.82%) Unix
6 6 (0.61%) CentOS
7 4 (0.41%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.41%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.10%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.10%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 376 (38.52%) Agile Software Development
2 217 (22.23%) MVC
3 186 (19.06%) DevOps
4 169 (17.32%) Software Engineering
5 166 (17.01%) TDD
6 141 (14.45%) Front End Development
7 129 (13.22%) Microservices
8 117 (11.99%) E-Commerce
9 112 (11.48%) Problem-Solving
9 112 (11.48%) Web Development
10 103 (10.55%) Test Automation
11 98 (10.04%) Continuous Integration
12 96 (9.84%) Scrum
13 93 (9.53%) SDLC
14 84 (8.61%) Mentoring
15 77 (7.89%) OOP
16 75 (7.68%) OO
17 72 (7.38%) BDD
18 70 (7.17%) Unit Testing
19 56 (5.74%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 398 (40.78%) C#
2 237 (24.28%) SQL
3 219 (22.44%) PHP
4 151 (15.47%) Java
5 101 (10.35%) TypeScript
6 92 (9.43%) Python
7 84 (8.61%) ES6
8 36 (3.69%) C
9 33 (3.38%) Ruby
10 26 (2.66%) Go
11 22 (2.25%) PowerShell
12 21 (2.15%) T-SQL
13 20 (2.05%) C++
13 20 (2.05%) VB.NET
14 15 (1.54%) Scala
14 15 (1.54%) VB
15 13 (1.33%) PHP 7
16 11 (1.13%) Groovy
17 10 (1.02%) Apex Code
17 10 (1.02%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 76 (7.79%) Degree
2 34 (3.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (1.23%) Security Cleared
4 8 (0.82%) DBS Check
4 8 (0.82%) DV Cleared
4 8 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (0.51%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.41%) MCPD
7 4 (0.41%) MCSD
7 4 (0.41%) PhD
8 2 (0.20%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.20%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.20%) SAP Certification
9 1 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.10%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (4.92%) QA
2 13 (1.33%) GDPR
3 6 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.20%) PMO
4 2 (0.20%) WCAG
5 1 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 130 (13.32%) Docker
2 10 (1.02%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.72%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.51%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 4 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.41%) vSphere
6 4 (0.41%) Xen
7 1 (0.10%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 70 (7.17%) Kubernetes
2 31 (3.18%) Ansible
3 28 (2.87%) Terraform
4 21 (2.15%) Puppet
5 13 (1.33%) cPanel
5 13 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (1.23%) Kibana
7 9 (0.92%) Grafana
8 5 (0.51%) Tivoli
9 4 (0.41%) IBM BigFix
9 4 (0.41%) SCCM
9 4 (0.41%) vCenter Server
10 3 (0.31%) logstash
11 2 (0.20%) Prometheus
12 1 (0.10%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
12 1 (0.10%) Nagios
Vendors
1 96 (9.84%) Microsoft
2 31 (3.18%) Google
3 27 (2.77%) Zend
4 22 (2.25%) Oracle
5 20 (2.05%) Atlassian
6 19 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
7 18 (1.84%) Xamarin
8 16 (1.64%) Sitecore
9 11 (1.13%) IBM
10 10 (1.02%) VMware
11 7 (0.72%) Red Hat
12 6 (0.61%) Adobe
12 6 (0.61%) SaltStack
13 5 (0.51%) Splunk
14 4 (0.41%) BMC
14 4 (0.41%) Citrix
14 4 (0.41%) Cognos
14 4 (0.41%) DevExpress
14 4 (0.41%) ServiceNow
14 4 (0.41%) TOWER Software