Period
to 24 May 2019

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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
England > North West
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 5 7
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 +3
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 1,680 2,352 2,462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.49% 19.23% 19.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.15% 32.79% 33.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,342 2,016 2,157
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 5,225 7,173 7,295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 51.29% 58.64% 58.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4,086 6,012 6,294
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,375 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 24 May 2019.

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 24 May 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
Manchester 0 1,095 £45,000 - 151
Cheshire -1 305 £45,000 +5.88% 50
Lancashire -1 164 £37,500 +7.14% 13
Merseyside -2 99 £36,250 -9.38% 31
Cumbria +10 12 £32,500 +32.65% 2
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 North West region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 1,097 (65.30%) HTML
2 1,031 (61.37%) CSS
3 776 (46.19%) Agile Software Development
4 648 (38.57%) C#
5 629 (37.44%) AngularJS
6 583 (34.70%) .NET
7 538 (32.02%) MVC
8 417 (24.82%) ASP.NET
9 385 (22.92%) SQL Server
9 385 (22.92%) React
10 376 (22.38%) PHP
11 375 (22.32%) jQuery
12 363 (21.61%) Java
13 354 (21.07%) Node.js
14 348 (20.71%) SQL
15 326 (19.40%) Git (software)
16 323 (19.23%) Software Engineering
17 299 (17.80%) HTML5
18 284 (16.90%) Microsoft Azure
19 280 (16.67%) Front End Development
20 276 (16.43%) MySQL
21 274 (16.31%) TDD
22 272 (16.19%) RESTful
23 269 (16.01%) Web Development
24 254 (15.12%) ASP.NET MVC
25 249 (14.82%) Scrum
26 245 (14.58%) OO
27 231 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
28 224 (13.33%) User Experience
29 220 (13.10%) Amazon AWS

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 75 (4.46%) Elasticsearch
2 59 (3.51%) WordPress
3 57 (3.39%) CMS
4 29 (1.73%) Umbraco
5 27 (1.61%) SharePoint
6 26 (1.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 22 (1.31%) Confluence
8 18 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
9 17 (1.01%) Apache
10 12 (0.71%) Apache Spark
10 12 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
11 10 (0.60%) Tomcat
12 9 (0.54%) JBoss
13 8 (0.48%) nginx
14 7 (0.42%) Drupal
15 6 (0.36%) IIS
16 5 (0.30%) Kentico
16 5 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 5 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
17 4 (0.24%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 31 (1.85%) Photoshop
2 12 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (0.48%) InVision
4 7 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (0.42%) Sketch
5 6 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.30%) Chatbot
6 5 (0.30%) Marvel
7 3 (0.18%) Figma
8 2 (0.12%) HipChat
8 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
8 2 (0.12%) PrintSoft PReS
9 1 (0.060%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.060%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 39 (2.32%) Magento
2 26 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
5 8 (0.48%) osCommerce
6 4 (0.24%) Shopify
7 3 (0.18%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.060%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 284 (16.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 220 (13.10%) Amazon AWS
3 63 (3.75%) GitHub
4 56 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
5 54 (3.21%) Serverless
6 46 (2.74%) SaaS
7 32 (1.90%) AWS Lambda
8 21 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
9 20 (1.19%) PaaS
10 19 (1.13%) Dynamics 365
11 14 (0.83%) Amazon S3
12 13 (0.77%) Amazon Kinesis
12 13 (0.77%) npm
13 12 (0.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 12 (0.71%) Azure Functions
13 12 (0.71%) Google Play
14 11 (0.65%) Apigee
14 11 (0.65%) Office 365
15 10 (0.60%) Power Platform
16 9 (0.54%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 57 (3.39%) Broadband
2 34 (2.02%) HTTP
3 31 (1.85%) Internet
4 15 (0.89%) SSL
5 13 (0.77%) DNS
6 8 (0.48%) Intranet
7 5 (0.30%) Calico
7 5 (0.30%) MQTT
7 5 (0.30%) Reverse Proxy
8 4 (0.24%) Skype
9 3 (0.18%) ATM
9 3 (0.18%) Bluetooth
9 3 (0.18%) NFC
9 3 (0.18%) RFID
10 2 (0.12%) Wireless
11 1 (0.060%) Firewall
11 1 (0.060%) SMS
11 1 (0.060%) SMTP
11 1 (0.060%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.060%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 385 (22.92%) SQL Server
2 276 (16.43%) MySQL
3 156 (9.29%) MongoDB
4 149 (8.87%) NoSQL
5 58 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
6 57 (3.39%) Big Data
7 55 (3.27%) Relational Database
8 47 (2.80%) SQL Server 2016
9 44 (2.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 43 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 29 (1.73%) Redis
12 26 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
13 21 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
14 19 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
14 19 (1.13%) RavenDB
15 17 (1.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 16 (0.95%) DB2
16 16 (0.95%) Neo4j
16 16 (0.95%) RDBMS
17 13 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 326 (19.40%) Git (software)
2 100 (5.95%) Visual Studio
3 99 (5.89%) JIRA
4 94 (5.60%) gulp
5 88 (5.24%) webpack
6 77 (4.58%) Grunt
7 56 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 53 (3.15%) Jenkins
9 48 (2.86%) Selenium
10 41 (2.44%) Subversion
11 36 (2.14%) Maven
12 30 (1.79%) Gradle
13 29 (1.73%) NUnit
14 24 (1.43%) MSTest
15 21 (1.25%) PHPUnit
16 18 (1.07%) Vagrant
17 17 (1.01%) Mercurial
18 16 (0.95%) TeamCity
19 15 (0.89%) Bitbucket
19 15 (0.89%) Cucumber
General
1 186 (11.07%) Finance
2 95 (5.65%) Retail
3 62 (3.69%) Banking
4 55 (3.27%) Marketing
5 47 (2.80%) Games
6 31 (1.85%) Advertising
7 24 (1.43%) Legal
8 15 (0.89%) Publishing
9 11 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
10 10 (0.60%) Law
10 10 (0.60%) Manufacturing
10 10 (0.60%) Telecoms
11 9 (0.54%) Back Office
11 9 (0.54%) Investment Banking
12 8 (0.48%) Automotive
13 6 (0.36%) Electronics
14 2 (0.12%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.060%) Billing
15 1 (0.060%) Local Government
15 1 (0.060%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1,241 (73.87%) Developer
2 283 (16.85%) .NET Developer
3 239 (14.23%) Senior Developer
4 235 (13.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 225 (13.39%) C# Developer
6 188 (11.19%) Software Engineer
7 182 (10.83%) PHP Developer
8 160 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
9 135 (8.04%) C# .NET Developer
10 129 (7.68%) Software Developer
11 124 (7.38%) Full Stack Developer
12 119 (7.08%) Web Developer
13 80 (4.76%) Java Developer
14 73 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
14 73 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 73 (4.35%) Junior
15 62 (3.69%) Junior Developer
16 56 (3.33%) React Developer
17 54 (3.21%) Senior Front-End Developer
18 53 (3.15%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,097 (65.30%) HTML
2 1,031 (61.37%) CSS
3 629 (37.44%) AngularJS
4 583 (34.70%) .NET
5 417 (24.82%) ASP.NET
6 385 (22.92%) React
7 375 (22.32%) jQuery
8 354 (21.07%) Node.js
9 299 (17.80%) HTML5
10 272 (16.19%) RESTful
11 254 (15.12%) ASP.NET MVC
12 212 (12.62%) CSS3
13 202 (12.02%) Web Services
14 175 (10.42%) Sass
15 160 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 157 (9.35%) XML
17 149 (8.87%) REST
18 147 (8.75%) ASP.NET Web API
19 143 (8.51%) .NET Framework
20 123 (7.32%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 224 (13.33%) User Experience
2 148 (8.81%) Greenfield Project
3 71 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
4 70 (4.17%) Mobile App
5 69 (4.11%) Fintech
6 53 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
7 44 (2.62%) Data Structures
8 36 (2.14%) Self-Motivation
9 25 (1.49%) Life Science
10 13 (0.77%) iPhone
11 11 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
12 9 (0.54%) Client/Server
13 8 (0.48%) BBC
13 8 (0.48%) Blog
13 8 (0.48%) BYOD
14 7 (0.42%) Algorithms
14 7 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
14 7 (0.42%) Graphic Design
14 7 (0.42%) NHS
14 7 (0.42%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 109 (6.49%) Linux
2 70 (4.17%) Windows
3 69 (4.11%) Android
4 52 (3.10%) Apple iOS
5 18 (1.07%) Unix
6 10 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.42%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.36%) AIX
9 5 (0.30%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.060%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 776 (46.19%) Agile Software Development
2 538 (32.02%) MVC
3 323 (19.23%) Software Engineering
4 280 (16.67%) Front End Development
5 274 (16.31%) TDD
6 269 (16.01%) Web Development
7 249 (14.82%) Scrum
8 245 (14.58%) OO
9 231 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
10 188 (11.19%) DevOps
11 173 (10.30%) SDLC
12 172 (10.24%) Microservices
13 169 (10.06%) Test Automation
14 163 (9.70%) Mentoring
15 157 (9.35%) Computer Science
16 156 (9.29%) BDD
17 153 (9.11%) OOP
18 147 (8.75%) Problem-Solving
19 135 (8.04%) E-Commerce
20 103 (6.13%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 648 (38.57%) C#
2 376 (22.38%) PHP
3 363 (21.61%) Java
4 348 (20.71%) SQL
5 143 (8.51%) Python
6 128 (7.62%) TypeScript
7 122 (7.26%) ES6
8 99 (5.89%) T-SQL
9 81 (4.82%) Ruby
10 73 (4.35%) C++
11 35 (2.08%) Perl
11 35 (2.08%) PL/SQL
12 34 (2.02%) Java 8
13 30 (1.79%) C
14 29 (1.73%) Apple Swift
15 28 (1.67%) Objective-C
16 26 (1.55%) Scala
17 25 (1.49%) Groovy
18 22 (1.31%) JSX
18 22 (1.31%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 122 (7.26%) Degree
2 72 (4.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (0.48%) AWS Certification
4 7 (0.42%) TOGAF Certification
5 5 (0.30%) Chartered Engineer
6 4 (0.24%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.24%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.24%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.18%) MCP
7 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.18%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.12%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.060%) CEH
9 1 (0.060%) CHECK Team Leader
9 1 (0.060%) CHECK Team Member
9 1 (0.060%) Cyber Scheme
9 1 (0.060%) HND
9 1 (0.060%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.060%) OSCP
9 1 (0.060%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (3.45%) QA
2 26 (1.55%) GDPR
3 7 (0.42%) SLA
4 2 (0.12%) Actionable Recommendations
4 2 (0.12%) PMO
5 1 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 131 (7.80%) Docker
2 10 (0.60%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 8 (0.48%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (0.30%) etcd
6 4 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.060%) HDFS
8 1 (0.060%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.060%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (1.37%) Kubernetes
3 15 (0.89%) Puppet
4 10 (0.60%) Kibana
4 10 (0.60%) Tivoli
5 9 (0.54%) logstash
6 6 (0.36%) Ansible
6 6 (0.36%) Terraform
7 5 (0.30%) Consul
7 5 (0.30%) Ganglia
7 5 (0.30%) Istio
8 2 (0.12%) cPanel
8 2 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.060%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.060%) HP ALM
9 1 (0.060%) Nmap
Vendors
1 203 (12.08%) Microsoft
2 59 (3.51%) Oracle
3 44 (2.62%) Google
4 43 (2.56%) Adobe
5 35 (2.08%) Zend
6 27 (1.61%) IBM
7 16 (0.95%) Facebook
8 15 (0.89%) Sitecore
9 14 (0.83%) Splunk
10 11 (0.65%) Cypress Semiconductor
10 11 (0.65%) YouTube
11 9 (0.54%) Nintex
11 9 (0.54%) Spotify
12 8 (0.48%) Twitter
12 8 (0.48%) Xamarin
13 5 (0.30%) AppDynamics
13 5 (0.30%) CyberArk
13 5 (0.30%) New Relic
13 5 (0.30%) SAP
13 5 (0.30%) ServiceNow