Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
England > North West
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 4 5 8
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3 -1
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 997 1,586 1,807
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 20.68% 18.04% 17.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.44% 34.07% 32.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,181 1,492 1,727
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +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 2,663 4,655 5,492
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 55.25% 52.95% 52.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2,381 3,786 4,635
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £68,750
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 20 January 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 20 January 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 +1 715 £47,500 - 240
Cheshire -2 153 £45,000 +5.88% 69
Lancashire +5 62 £38,900 -8.47% 30
Merseyside +2 49 £42,500 -22.73% 46
Cumbria +18 9 £45,000 +28.57% 9
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 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.

1 498 (49.95%) HTML
2 472 (47.34%) CSS
3 373 (37.41%) Agile Software Development
4 337 (33.80%) React
5 330 (33.10%) C#
6 327 (32.80%) .NET
7 249 (24.97%) MVC
8 247 (24.77%) AngularJS
9 241 (24.17%) Node.js
10 232 (23.27%) SQL
11 228 (22.87%) PHP
11 228 (22.87%) Git (software)
12 203 (20.36%) Docker
13 201 (20.16%) DevOps
14 187 (18.76%) SQL Server
15 183 (18.36%) Software Engineering
16 182 (18.25%) MySQL
17 181 (18.15%) AWS
18 173 (17.35%) Azure
19 172 (17.25%) TDD
20 170 (17.05%) Java
21 166 (16.65%) Microservices
22 162 (16.25%) jQuery
23 157 (15.75%) Front End Development
24 151 (15.15%) E-Commerce
25 136 (13.64%) ASP.NET
26 132 (13.24%) Python
26 132 (13.24%) Vue.js
27 130 (13.04%) TypeScript
28 129 (12.94%) HTML5

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 38 (3.81%) CMS
1 38 (3.81%) WordPress
2 22 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
3 17 (1.71%) IIS
4 14 (1.40%) Apache
5 12 (1.20%) Umbraco
6 11 (1.10%) Confluence
6 11 (1.10%) SharePoint
7 10 (1.00%) EPiServer
7 10 (1.00%) Kentico
7 10 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
8 9 (0.90%) nginx
9 6 (0.60%) NServiceBus
10 5 (0.50%) JBoss
11 4 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (0.30%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.20%) Jadu
14 1 (0.10%) Apache Solr
14 1 (0.10%) Moodle
14 1 (0.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (1.00%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.70%) Adobe XD
2 7 (0.70%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.30%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.20%) Figma
5 2 (0.20%) InVision
5 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.20%) Sketch
5 2 (0.20%) UXPin
6 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.10%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.10%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 30 (3.01%) Magento
2 18 (1.81%) Shopify
3 10 (1.00%) nopCommerce
4 9 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.20%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.20%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.10%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.10%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 181 (18.15%) AWS
2 173 (17.35%) Azure
3 45 (4.51%) SaaS
4 40 (4.01%) GCP
5 33 (3.31%) GitHub
5 33 (3.31%) Serverless
6 26 (2.61%) AWS Lambda
7 22 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (1.20%) AWS CloudFormation
9 10 (1.00%) PaaS
9 10 (1.00%) Power Platform
10 8 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (0.80%) npm
11 7 (0.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 7 (0.70%) NuGet
12 6 (0.60%) IaaS
13 5 (0.50%) Amazon ECS
13 5 (0.50%) Logic Apps
14 4 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
14 4 (0.40%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.90%) Internet
2 8 (0.80%) SNMP
3 5 (0.50%) HTTP
4 4 (0.40%) Network Security
5 3 (0.30%) FTP
6 2 (0.20%) SSH
6 2 (0.20%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.10%) 3G
7 1 (0.10%) 4G
7 1 (0.10%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.10%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.10%) RFID
7 1 (0.10%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (18.76%) SQL Server
2 182 (18.25%) MySQL
3 64 (6.42%) MongoDB
4 56 (5.62%) NoSQL
5 34 (3.41%) Relational Database
6 31 (3.11%) PostgreSQL
7 18 (1.81%) Big Data
8 10 (1.00%) SQL Server 2016
9 8 (0.80%) Oracle Database
9 8 (0.80%) Power BI
10 6 (0.60%) Apache Hive
10 6 (0.60%) MariaDB
10 6 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.50%) Redis
11 5 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (0.40%) Neo4j
12 4 (0.40%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 228 (22.87%) Git (software)
2 59 (5.92%) JIRA
3 55 (5.52%) Jenkins
4 50 (5.02%) Selenium
5 42 (4.21%) webpack
6 34 (3.41%) TeamCity
7 33 (3.31%) gulp
8 29 (2.91%) Grunt
9 28 (2.81%) Visual Studio
10 26 (2.61%) Cucumber
11 20 (2.01%) Vagrant
12 18 (1.81%) GitLab
12 18 (1.81%) IntelliJ
13 17 (1.71%) Gradle
13 17 (1.71%) JUnit
14 15 (1.50%) Bitbucket
14 15 (1.50%) Protractor
15 14 (1.40%) PHPUnit
16 12 (1.20%) Cypress.io
17 11 (1.10%) Mockito
General
1 83 (8.32%) Finance
2 56 (5.62%) Retail
3 32 (3.21%) Law
4 27 (2.71%) Games
5 21 (2.11%) Marketing
6 11 (1.10%) Legal
6 11 (1.10%) Public Sector
7 9 (0.90%) Automotive
7 9 (0.90%) Back Office
7 9 (0.90%) Local Government
8 8 (0.80%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.70%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.40%) Advertising
10 4 (0.40%) Electronics
11 3 (0.30%) Banking
11 3 (0.30%) Multimedia
11 3 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.10%) Billing
12 1 (0.10%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 758 (76.03%) Developer
2 162 (16.25%) Senior Developer
3 138 (13.84%) .NET Developer
4 136 (13.64%) PHP Developer
5 124 (12.44%) Software Developer
6 116 (11.63%) React Developer
7 111 (11.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 105 (10.53%) Full Stack Developer
9 89 (8.93%) JavaScript Developer
10 87 (8.73%) Software Engineer
11 77 (7.72%) C# Developer
12 57 (5.72%) Java Developer
13 45 (4.51%) Senior .NET Developer
13 45 (4.51%) Web Developer
14 41 (4.11%) C# .NET Developer
15 40 (4.01%) Node.js Developer
16 36 (3.61%) Senior Front-End Developer
17 32 (3.21%) C# Software Developer
18 28 (2.81%) Junior
18 28 (2.81%) Senior React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 498 (49.95%) HTML
2 472 (47.34%) CSS
3 337 (33.80%) React
4 327 (32.80%) .NET
5 247 (24.77%) AngularJS
6 241 (24.17%) Node.js
7 162 (16.25%) jQuery
8 136 (13.64%) ASP.NET
9 132 (13.24%) Vue.js
10 129 (12.94%) HTML5
11 114 (11.43%) .NET Core
12 111 (11.13%) Laravel
13 104 (10.43%) .NET Framework
14 92 (9.23%) REST
15 89 (8.93%) CSS3
16 82 (8.22%) ASP.NET Web API
17 74 (7.42%) Web Services
18 73 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
18 73 (7.32%) RESTful
19 61 (6.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 99 (9.93%) User Experience
2 83 (8.32%) Greenfield Project
3 68 (6.82%) Mobile App
4 35 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (1.91%) NHS
7 15 (1.50%) Self-Motivation
8 13 (1.30%) Blog
8 13 (1.30%) e-Learning
9 9 (0.90%) PlayStation
10 7 (0.70%) Data Structures
10 7 (0.70%) Social Media
11 6 (0.60%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.50%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.50%) Cyberthreat
12 5 (0.50%) Linux Command Line
13 4 (0.40%) Cloud Native
13 4 (0.40%) Enterprise Cloud
13 4 (0.40%) Internet of Things
13 4 (0.40%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 92 (9.23%) Linux
2 31 (3.11%) Windows
3 23 (2.31%) Android
4 20 (2.01%) Apple iOS
5 16 (1.60%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.50%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.40%) CentOS
7 4 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.40%) Unix
8 2 (0.20%) Fedora
9 1 (0.10%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 373 (37.41%) Agile Software Development
2 249 (24.97%) MVC
3 201 (20.16%) DevOps
4 183 (18.36%) Software Engineering
5 172 (17.25%) TDD
6 166 (16.65%) Microservices
7 157 (15.75%) Front End Development
8 151 (15.15%) E-Commerce
9 113 (11.33%) Test Automation
10 108 (10.83%) Web Development
11 99 (9.93%) OO
12 95 (9.53%) OOP
13 88 (8.83%) Problem-Solving
14 77 (7.72%) Scrum
15 68 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
16 58 (5.82%) Mentoring
16 58 (5.82%) Pair Programming
17 48 (4.81%) Unit Testing
18 46 (4.61%) SDLC
19 39 (3.91%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 330 (33.10%) C#
2 232 (23.27%) SQL
3 228 (22.87%) PHP
4 170 (17.05%) Java
5 132 (13.24%) Python
6 130 (13.04%) TypeScript
7 85 (8.53%) Go
8 36 (3.61%) ES6
9 31 (3.11%) Ruby
10 30 (3.01%) C++
11 18 (1.81%) Scala
12 17 (1.71%) PowerShell
13 15 (1.50%) Groovy
14 13 (1.30%) Kotlin
15 12 (1.20%) T-SQL
16 11 (1.10%) PHP 7
17 8 (0.80%) C
18 7 (0.70%) Bash Shell
18 7 (0.70%) Java 8
19 6 (0.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 46 (4.61%) Degree
2 19 (1.91%) PhD
3 15 (1.50%) Security Cleared
4 13 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (0.80%) ISTQB
5 8 (0.80%) SC Cleared
6 7 (0.70%) AWS Certification
7 6 (0.60%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.30%) ISEB
9 2 (0.20%) SAP Certification
10 1 (0.10%) CIW
10 1 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.10%) OCA
10 1 (0.10%) OCP
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (5.42%) QA
2 12 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.00%) WAI
4 5 (0.50%) GDPR
5 4 (0.40%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.40%) WCAG
6 3 (0.30%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 203 (20.36%) Docker
2 3 (0.30%) KVM
2 3 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 82 (8.22%) Kubernetes
2 47 (4.71%) Terraform
3 36 (3.61%) Ansible
4 29 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
5 14 (1.40%) Packer
6 12 (1.20%) Puppet
7 5 (0.50%) cPanel
7 5 (0.50%) Kibana
8 4 (0.40%) logstash
9 3 (0.30%) Grafana
9 3 (0.30%) Prometheus
9 3 (0.30%) vRealize
10 1 (0.10%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 87 (8.73%) Microsoft
2 56 (5.62%) Zend
3 26 (2.61%) Google
3 26 (2.61%) Oracle
4 16 (1.60%) Adobe
5 14 (1.40%) Atlassian
6 13 (1.30%) Sitecore
7 12 (1.20%) Aquila
7 12 (1.20%) Xamarin
8 7 (0.70%) IBM
8 7 (0.70%) VMware
9 6 (0.60%) Apple
9 6 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.50%) SAP
11 4 (0.40%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.40%) WooCommerce
12 2 (0.20%) HubSpot
12 2 (0.20%) Instagram
13 1 (0.10%) Freshdesk
13 1 (0.10%) LexisNexis