Period
to 8 December 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 8 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
England > North West
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 7 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 +4
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 1,649 1,988 2,462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.23% 17.54% 18.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.01% 33.20% 33.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,386 1,688 2,129
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.43% +6.41%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% +2.22%

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 4,996 5,988 7,340
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 52.20% 52.82% 55.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4,032 5,016 6,125
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.90% +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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +1 1,077 £47,500 +5.56% 323
Cheshire +6 389 £42,500 +6.25% 103
Lancashire -1 113 £40,000 +14.29% 43
Merseyside -4 65 £55,000 +36.90% 40
Cumbria -19 2 £35,000 -17.65% 4
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 8 December 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.

1 893 (54.15%) HTML
2 828 (50.21%) CSS
3 759 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
4 685 (41.54%) C#
5 624 (37.84%) .NET
6 588 (35.66%) AngularJS
7 502 (30.44%) MVC
8 463 (28.08%) React
9 382 (23.17%) SQL
10 360 (21.83%) Git (software)
11 337 (20.44%) PHP
12 334 (20.25%) ASP.NET
13 326 (19.77%) TDD
13 326 (19.77%) Node.js
14 316 (19.16%) Java
15 293 (17.77%) SQL Server
16 273 (16.56%) Software Engineering
17 264 (16.01%) Azure
18 255 (15.46%) Front End Development
19 248 (15.04%) AWS
20 246 (14.92%) jQuery
21 238 (14.43%) Web Services
22 220 (13.34%) HTML5
23 216 (13.10%) Vue.js
23 216 (13.10%) MySQL
24 212 (12.86%) Web Development
25 209 (12.67%) Greenfield Project
26 201 (12.19%) Scrum
27 200 (12.13%) BDD
28 198 (12.01%) REST

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 77 (4.67%) CMS
2 56 (3.40%) Umbraco
3 48 (2.91%) WordPress
4 26 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
5 23 (1.39%) Drupal
6 15 (0.91%) nginx
7 14 (0.85%) SharePoint
8 13 (0.79%) Apache
8 13 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
9 10 (0.61%) Confluence
10 9 (0.55%) IIS
11 8 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
12 6 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.36%) Sitefinity
13 5 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (0.30%) EPiServer
13 5 (0.30%) Jupyter
14 4 (0.24%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.24%) Liferay
15 2 (0.12%) Moodle
Applications
1 27 (1.64%) Photoshop
2 12 (0.73%) Sketch
2 12 (0.73%) UserZoom
3 5 (0.30%) InVision
3 5 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.12%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.061%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.061%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.061%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 51 (3.09%) Magento
2 22 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.61%) CiviCRM
4 9 (0.55%) SDL Web 8
5 6 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
6 5 (0.30%) Shopify
7 1 (0.061%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 264 (16.01%) Azure
2 248 (15.04%) AWS
3 109 (6.61%) GitHub
4 71 (4.31%) Serverless
5 51 (3.09%) SaaS
6 46 (2.79%) GCP
7 40 (2.43%) AWS Lambda
8 21 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
9 18 (1.09%) npm
10 15 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
10 15 (0.91%) Amazon S3
11 11 (0.67%) PaaS
12 10 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
13 9 (0.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 8 (0.49%) Amazon ECS
15 7 (0.42%) Asana
15 7 (0.42%) Slack
16 5 (0.30%) Azure Functions
16 5 (0.30%) Kong
16 5 (0.30%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.21%) Internet
2 14 (0.85%) HTTP
3 13 (0.79%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.49%) SSH
5 7 (0.42%) SNA
6 6 (0.36%) DNS
7 5 (0.30%) Skype
7 5 (0.30%) SMS
8 4 (0.24%) SNMP
9 3 (0.18%) ATM
9 3 (0.18%) LAN
10 2 (0.12%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.12%) Network Security
10 2 (0.12%) Software-Defined Radio
10 2 (0.12%) SSL
10 2 (0.12%) WAN
11 1 (0.061%) DHCP
11 1 (0.061%) Extranet
11 1 (0.061%) Intranet
11 1 (0.061%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 293 (17.77%) SQL Server
2 216 (13.10%) MySQL
3 86 (5.22%) NoSQL
4 79 (4.79%) MongoDB
5 58 (3.52%) PostgreSQL
6 38 (2.30%) Big Data
7 37 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
8 36 (2.18%) Relational Database
9 31 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 31 (1.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 21 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
11 16 (0.97%) Redis
12 14 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
13 13 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 11 (0.67%) Blockchain
15 10 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
16 8 (0.49%) Data Mining
17 5 (0.30%) BigQuery
17 5 (0.30%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
17 5 (0.30%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 360 (21.83%) Git (software)
2 83 (5.03%) webpack
3 82 (4.97%) JIRA
3 82 (4.97%) Visual Studio
4 76 (4.61%) Selenium
5 65 (3.94%) Jenkins
6 59 (3.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 58 (3.52%) gulp
8 47 (2.85%) GitLab
9 44 (2.67%) Grunt
10 38 (2.30%) Hudson
11 34 (2.06%) WebDriver
12 31 (1.88%) Cucumber
12 31 (1.88%) JUnit
13 30 (1.82%) Maven
13 30 (1.82%) Subversion
14 28 (1.70%) Jasmine
14 28 (1.70%) Mercurial
14 28 (1.70%) SpecFlow
15 26 (1.58%) TeamCity
General
1 179 (10.86%) Finance
2 89 (5.40%) Banking
3 58 (3.52%) Retail
4 44 (2.67%) Legal
5 43 (2.61%) Marketing
6 34 (2.06%) Manufacturing
7 29 (1.76%) Public Sector
8 24 (1.46%) Law
9 20 (1.21%) Automotive
10 14 (0.85%) Games
11 10 (0.61%) Advertising
12 9 (0.55%) Back Office
13 8 (0.49%) Aerospace
13 8 (0.49%) Electronics
14 7 (0.42%) Housing Association
15 5 (0.30%) Fire and Rescue
15 5 (0.30%) Police
15 5 (0.30%) Telecoms
16 4 (0.24%) Military
16 4 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,209 (73.32%) Developer
2 242 (14.68%) Senior Developer
3 233 (14.13%) .NET Developer
4 223 (13.52%) C# Developer
5 217 (13.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 194 (11.76%) Software Engineer
7 180 (10.92%) PHP Developer
8 162 (9.82%) JavaScript Developer
9 152 (9.22%) Software Developer
10 124 (7.52%) C# .NET Developer
11 98 (5.94%) Full Stack Developer
12 84 (5.09%) Java Developer
13 70 (4.24%) Web Developer
14 65 (3.94%) Senior Software Engineer
15 62 (3.76%) React Developer
16 61 (3.70%) Junior
17 57 (3.46%) Senior .NET Developer
18 56 (3.40%) Programmer
19 53 (3.21%) Angular Developer
19 53 (3.21%) C# Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 893 (54.15%) HTML
2 828 (50.21%) CSS
3 624 (37.84%) .NET
4 588 (35.66%) AngularJS
5 463 (28.08%) React
6 334 (20.25%) ASP.NET
7 326 (19.77%) Node.js
8 246 (14.92%) jQuery
9 238 (14.43%) Web Services
10 220 (13.34%) HTML5
11 216 (13.10%) Vue.js
12 198 (12.01%) REST
13 195 (11.83%) .NET Core
14 179 (10.86%) ASP.NET MVC
15 176 (10.67%) Laravel
16 161 (9.76%) RESTful
17 141 (8.55%) .NET Framework
18 136 (8.25%) CSS3
19 129 (7.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 124 (7.52%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 209 (12.67%) Greenfield Project
2 187 (11.34%) User Experience
3 101 (6.12%) Mobile App
4 60 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
5 56 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
6 42 (2.55%) Self-Motivation
7 19 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
8 16 (0.97%) BBC
8 16 (0.97%) Blog
8 16 (0.97%) Data Structures
9 15 (0.91%) Management Information System
9 15 (0.91%) Virtual Team
10 14 (0.85%) NHS
10 14 (0.85%) PMI
11 12 (0.73%) Internet of Things
12 11 (0.67%) Social Network
13 10 (0.61%) Cloud Native
14 9 (0.55%) Algorithms
14 9 (0.55%) Life Science
15 8 (0.49%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 133 (8.07%) Linux
2 91 (5.52%) Android
3 84 (5.09%) Apple iOS
4 66 (4.00%) Windows
5 39 (2.37%) Unix
6 13 (0.79%) AIX
7 8 (0.49%) Ubuntu
7 8 (0.49%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.36%) VMS
9 5 (0.30%) CentOS
9 5 (0.30%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.12%) VME
10 2 (0.12%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.12%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.061%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.061%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 759 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
2 502 (30.44%) MVC
3 326 (19.77%) TDD
4 273 (16.56%) Software Engineering
5 255 (15.46%) Front End Development
6 212 (12.86%) Web Development
7 201 (12.19%) Scrum
8 200 (12.13%) BDD
9 180 (10.92%) Microservices
10 178 (10.79%) DevOps
11 171 (10.37%) Test Automation
12 160 (9.70%) E-Commerce
12 160 (9.70%) OO
13 151 (9.16%) Continuous Integration
14 132 (8.00%) Mentoring
15 129 (7.82%) Problem-Solving
16 117 (7.10%) OOP
17 100 (6.06%) SDLC
17 100 (6.06%) Unit Testing
18 85 (5.15%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 685 (41.54%) C#
2 382 (23.17%) SQL
3 337 (20.44%) PHP
4 316 (19.16%) Java
5 168 (10.19%) Python
6 92 (5.58%) TypeScript
7 72 (4.37%) T-SQL
8 67 (4.06%) ES6
9 64 (3.88%) Ruby
10 45 (2.73%) C++
10 45 (2.73%) Shell Script
11 30 (1.82%) VB
11 30 (1.82%) VB.NET
12 28 (1.70%) Perl
13 27 (1.64%) VBScript
14 25 (1.52%) C
15 20 (1.21%) Go
15 20 (1.21%) VBA
16 19 (1.15%) PowerShell
17 17 (1.03%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 88 (5.34%) Degree
2 22 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
4 14 (0.85%) PMI Certification
5 12 (0.73%) ISTQB
5 12 (0.73%) Security Cleared
6 7 (0.42%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.36%) MCSD
8 5 (0.30%) ISEB
9 4 (0.24%) CIW
9 4 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.24%) PhD
10 3 (0.18%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.18%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.12%) GCFA
11 2 (0.12%) GCFE
11 2 (0.12%) GREM
11 2 (0.12%) MCSA
11 2 (0.12%) MCSE
11 2 (0.12%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (4.91%) QA
2 25 (1.52%) GDPR
3 15 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.36%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.18%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.18%) SLA
6 2 (0.12%) PMO
7 1 (0.061%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.061%) WCAG
System Software
1 124 (7.52%) Docker
2 20 (1.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (0.18%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.061%) LXC
5 1 (0.061%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.061%) zsh
Systems Management
1 50 (3.03%) Kubernetes
2 35 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (2.00%) Ansible
4 20 (1.21%) Tivoli
5 15 (0.91%) Kibana
6 13 (0.79%) Terraform
7 11 (0.67%) Ganglia
8 7 (0.42%) Puppet
9 6 (0.36%) logstash
10 5 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.24%) CA Service Virtualization
12 3 (0.18%) Consul
12 3 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
13 2 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 2 (0.12%) Grafana
13 2 (0.12%) Nagios
14 1 (0.061%) Rancher
Vendors
1 172 (10.43%) Microsoft
2 39 (2.37%) Google
3 38 (2.30%) Zend
4 37 (2.24%) Xamarin
5 36 (2.18%) Oracle
5 36 (2.18%) Sage
6 29 (1.76%) Atlassian
6 29 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
7 27 (1.64%) IBM
8 25 (1.52%) Sitecore
9 10 (0.61%) Adobe
10 8 (0.49%) CA
10 8 (0.49%) Splunk
11 6 (0.36%) Parasoft
11 6 (0.36%) ServiceNow
11 6 (0.36%) Twitter
12 5 (0.30%) Facebook
12 5 (0.30%) Nintex
12 5 (0.30%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.30%) SAP