Period
to 17 April 2021

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 17 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
England > North West
6 months to
17 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 4 6 6
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 -1
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 1,091 1,414 1,735
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 18.90% 18.47% 17.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.05% 34.77% 33.50%
Number of salaries quoted 976 1,193 1,408
10th Percentile £30,125 £32,500 £28,750
25th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £34,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £56,250
90th Percentile £71,125 £67,500 £67,171
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 2,945 4,067 5,179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 51.02% 53.12% 50.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2,579 3,345 4,159
10th Percentile £31,997 £30,500 £28,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £60,625 £58,750 £56,938
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 17 April 2021.

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 17 April 2021. 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 0 793 £50,000 - 275
Cheshire -2 112 £45,000 +5.88% 59
Lancashire 0 92 £40,000 -9.09% 34
Merseyside +9 69 £40,000 -23.81% 32
Cumbria +8 12 £45,000 +20.00% 10
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2021, 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.

1 542 (49.68%) HTML
2 531 (48.67%) CSS
3 451 (41.34%) Agile Software Development
4 344 (31.53%) C#
5 335 (30.71%) React
6 296 (27.13%) AngularJS
7 294 (26.95%) PHP
8 285 (26.12%) MVC
9 284 (26.03%) SQL
10 271 (24.84%) .NET
11 262 (24.01%) Docker
12 260 (23.83%) Node.js
13 256 (23.46%) Git (software)
14 252 (23.10%) AWS
15 250 (22.91%) Java
16 240 (22.00%) Software Engineering
17 236 (21.63%) MySQL
18 224 (20.53%) DevOps
19 210 (19.25%) Azure
20 205 (18.79%) jQuery
21 202 (18.52%) SQL Server
22 200 (18.33%) HTML5
23 190 (17.42%) TDD
24 183 (16.77%) Vue.js
25 180 (16.50%) Python
26 172 (15.77%) CSS3
27 155 (14.21%) Front End Development
28 154 (14.12%) Laravel
29 153 (14.02%) Microservices
30 147 (13.47%) OOP

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 50 (4.58%) CMS
2 43 (3.94%) WordPress
3 21 (1.92%) IIS
4 20 (1.83%) Apache
4 20 (1.83%) Confluence
5 14 (1.28%) Umbraco
6 12 (1.10%) Drupal
6 12 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (0.92%) EPiServer
7 10 (0.92%) Kentico
7 10 (0.92%) nginx
7 10 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
8 8 (0.73%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 8 (0.73%) Apache Spark
9 5 (0.46%) JBoss
9 5 (0.46%) SharePoint
10 4 (0.37%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.27%) NServiceBus
12 2 (0.18%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.092%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (1.01%) Adobe XD
3 9 (0.82%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.46%) UXPin
6 3 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (0.18%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.18%) Figma
7 2 (0.18%) InVision
7 2 (0.18%) Sketch
7 2 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.092%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 18 (1.65%) Magento
2 10 (0.92%) nopCommerce
3 8 (0.73%) Shopify
4 3 (0.27%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 1 (0.092%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.092%) Infor LN
5 1 (0.092%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.092%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.092%) SessionCam
5 1 (0.092%) Visualfiles
5 1 (0.092%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 252 (23.10%) AWS
2 210 (19.25%) Azure
3 63 (5.77%) GCP
4 53 (4.86%) SaaS
5 40 (3.67%) Serverless
6 31 (2.84%) AWS CloudFormation
7 28 (2.57%) AWS Lambda
8 15 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
9 14 (1.28%) GitHub
10 12 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
11 11 (1.01%) npm
12 9 (0.82%) Power Platform
13 7 (0.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 7 (0.64%) PaaS
14 6 (0.55%) Microsoft 365
15 5 (0.46%) Google Analytics
16 4 (0.37%) Amazon ECS
16 4 (0.37%) Power Automate
16 4 (0.37%) PowerApps
16 4 (0.37%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.19%) FTP
2 12 (1.10%) Internet
2 12 (1.10%) SNMP
3 7 (0.64%) Network Security
4 4 (0.37%) HTTP
5 3 (0.27%) SSH
6 2 (0.18%) Intranet
7 1 (0.092%) DNS
7 1 (0.092%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.092%) Skype
7 1 (0.092%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 236 (21.63%) MySQL
2 202 (18.52%) SQL Server
3 91 (8.34%) MongoDB
4 45 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
5 44 (4.03%) NoSQL
6 19 (1.74%) Relational Database
6 19 (1.74%) SQL Server 2016
7 12 (1.10%) Apache Hive
8 10 (0.92%) Big Data
9 9 (0.82%) Amazon Redshift
9 9 (0.82%) Hadoop
10 8 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
10 8 (0.73%) MariaDB
10 8 (0.73%) Oracle Database
10 8 (0.73%) Power BI
11 7 (0.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 7 (0.64%) Neo4j
11 7 (0.64%) Redis
11 7 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (0.55%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 256 (23.46%) Git (software)
2 59 (5.41%) JIRA
3 58 (5.32%) Jenkins
4 45 (4.12%) webpack
5 43 (3.94%) Selenium
6 42 (3.85%) gulp
7 30 (2.75%) Grunt
7 30 (2.75%) Visual Studio
8 26 (2.38%) Cucumber
9 20 (1.83%) Gradle
9 20 (1.83%) JMeter
10 19 (1.74%) Subversion
11 18 (1.65%) GitLab
11 18 (1.65%) JUnit
11 18 (1.65%) MSTest
11 18 (1.65%) Vagrant
12 16 (1.47%) IntelliJ
13 15 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
13 15 (1.37%) TeamCity
14 13 (1.19%) Bitbucket
General
1 79 (7.24%) Finance
2 65 (5.96%) Retail
3 45 (4.12%) Games
4 30 (2.75%) Law
5 28 (2.57%) Marketing
6 17 (1.56%) Legal
7 15 (1.37%) Automotive
7 15 (1.37%) Public Sector
8 13 (1.19%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.01%) Banking
10 10 (0.92%) Multimedia
11 9 (0.82%) Local Government
12 7 (0.64%) Back Office
13 6 (0.55%) Telecoms
14 5 (0.46%) Electronics
14 5 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.27%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.18%) Advertising
17 1 (0.092%) Financial Institution
17 1 (0.092%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 809 (74.15%) Developer
2 200 (18.33%) PHP Developer
3 169 (15.49%) Senior Developer
4 141 (12.92%) .NET Developer
5 127 (11.64%) Software Developer
6 114 (10.45%) JavaScript Developer
7 109 (9.99%) Full Stack Developer
8 107 (9.81%) Software Engineer
9 100 (9.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 83 (7.61%) React Developer
11 68 (6.23%) Java Developer
12 63 (5.77%) Web Developer
13 53 (4.86%) C# Developer
14 49 (4.49%) PHP Laravel Developer
15 40 (3.67%) C# .NET Developer
16 37 (3.39%) Senior .NET Developer
17 33 (3.02%) Senior JavaScript Developer
18 31 (2.84%) DevOps Engineer
19 30 (2.75%) Senior PHP Developer
20 29 (2.66%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 542 (49.68%) HTML
2 531 (48.67%) CSS
3 335 (30.71%) React
4 296 (27.13%) AngularJS
5 271 (24.84%) .NET
6 260 (23.83%) Node.js
7 205 (18.79%) jQuery
8 200 (18.33%) HTML5
9 183 (16.77%) Vue.js
10 172 (15.77%) CSS3
11 154 (14.12%) Laravel
12 109 (9.99%) .NET Core
12 109 (9.99%) ASP.NET
13 91 (8.34%) REST
14 87 (7.97%) .NET Framework
15 86 (7.88%) RESTful
16 84 (7.70%) Symfony
17 75 (6.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 74 (6.78%) Web Services
19 70 (6.42%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 108 (9.90%) Greenfield Project
2 91 (8.34%) User Experience
3 69 (6.32%) Mobile App
4 41 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (1.83%) Data Structures
7 17 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
8 16 (1.47%) NHS
9 13 (1.19%) Cloud Native
10 12 (1.10%) Blog
10 12 (1.10%) e-Learning
11 8 (0.73%) Management Information System
12 6 (0.55%) Enterprise Cloud
13 5 (0.46%) Internet of Things
14 4 (0.37%) Animation
14 4 (0.37%) Cyberthreat
14 4 (0.37%) iPad
14 4 (0.37%) Linux Command Line
15 3 (0.27%) iPhone
15 3 (0.27%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 129 (11.82%) Linux
2 38 (3.48%) Windows
3 23 (2.11%) Android
4 20 (1.83%) Apple iOS
5 19 (1.74%) Windows Server
6 14 (1.28%) Unix
7 6 (0.55%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.46%) CentOS
9 4 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.18%) Fedora
11 1 (0.092%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 451 (41.34%) Agile Software Development
2 285 (26.12%) MVC
3 240 (22.00%) Software Engineering
4 224 (20.53%) DevOps
5 190 (17.42%) TDD
6 155 (14.21%) Front End Development
7 153 (14.02%) Microservices
8 147 (13.47%) OOP
9 138 (12.65%) Web Development
10 129 (11.82%) E-Commerce
11 124 (11.37%) Scrum
12 108 (9.90%) Test Automation
13 101 (9.26%) OO
14 89 (8.16%) Problem-Solving
15 69 (6.32%) SOLID
16 66 (6.05%) Unit Testing
17 61 (5.59%) Continuous Integration
18 56 (5.13%) SDLC
19 53 (4.86%) Mentoring
20 47 (4.31%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 344 (31.53%) C#
2 294 (26.95%) PHP
3 284 (26.03%) SQL
4 250 (22.91%) Java
5 180 (16.50%) Python
6 133 (12.19%) Go
7 132 (12.10%) TypeScript
8 47 (4.31%) C++
9 41 (3.76%) Ruby
10 37 (3.39%) Scala
11 36 (3.30%) ES6
12 32 (2.93%) Kotlin
13 25 (2.29%) PowerShell
14 24 (2.20%) Java 8
15 17 (1.56%) Groovy
16 14 (1.28%) C
17 13 (1.19%) Bash Shell
18 11 (1.01%) PHP 7
19 10 (0.92%) T-SQL
20 9 (0.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 75 (6.87%) Degree
2 25 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (1.83%) Security Cleared
4 16 (1.47%) CIW
4 16 (1.47%) OCA
4 16 (1.47%) OCP
4 16 (1.47%) Oracle Certification
5 14 (1.28%) PhD
6 12 (1.10%) SC Cleared
7 10 (0.92%) ISTQB
8 7 (0.64%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.55%) AWS Certification
10 5 (0.46%) ISEB
11 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (0.092%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.092%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (0.092%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (4.58%) QA
2 10 (0.92%) Data Quality
2 10 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (0.92%) WAI
3 8 (0.73%) GDPR
4 6 (0.55%) WCAG
5 3 (0.27%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.18%) SLA
7 1 (0.092%) GRC
System Software
1 262 (24.01%) Docker
2 4 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.27%) KVM
4 2 (0.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 120 (11.00%) Kubernetes
2 91 (8.34%) Terraform
3 40 (3.67%) Ansible
4 34 (3.12%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (2.29%) Packer
6 7 (0.64%) HP Fortify
7 5 (0.46%) Grafana
7 5 (0.46%) Prometheus
7 5 (0.46%) Puppet
8 3 (0.27%) Kibana
9 2 (0.18%) logstash
10 1 (0.092%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.092%) vRealize
Vendors
1 97 (8.89%) Microsoft
2 67 (6.14%) Zend
3 52 (4.77%) Oracle
4 32 (2.93%) Adobe
5 29 (2.66%) Google
6 20 (1.83%) Atlassian
7 15 (1.37%) Sitecore
8 14 (1.28%) Xamarin
9 12 (1.10%) Aquila
10 10 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (0.64%) Apple
11 7 (0.64%) HP
11 7 (0.64%) IBM
12 6 (0.55%) VMware
13 4 (0.37%) Red Hat
14 3 (0.27%) Pega
14 3 (0.27%) Sparx
14 3 (0.27%) WooCommerce
15 2 (0.18%) Instagram
15 2 (0.18%) PayPal