Period
to 22 September 2018

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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
England > North West
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 6 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 +2
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 2,127 2,572 2,031
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.94% 19.61% 17.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.01% 34.76% 31.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,831 2,249 1,844
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 6,444 7,399 6,487
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 54.35% 56.40% 54.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5,438 6,234 5,605
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

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 22 September 2018.

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 22 September 2018. 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 1,523 £45,000 +5.88% 372
Cheshire +1 392 £42,500 +6.25% 89
Merseyside -6 110 £40,000 +6.67% 52
Lancashire -5 89 £35,500 +1.43% 33
Cumbria +2 2 £35,000 -12.50% 7
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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 1,346 (63.28%) HTML
2 1,268 (59.61%) CSS
3 994 (46.73%) Agile Software Development
4 880 (41.37%) C#
5 843 (39.63%) .NET
6 819 (38.50%) AngularJS
7 812 (38.18%) MVC
8 570 (26.80%) Java
8 570 (26.80%) ASP.NET
9 541 (25.43%) SQL
10 528 (24.82%) React
11 494 (23.23%) SQL Server
12 486 (22.85%) PHP
13 458 (21.53%) jQuery
14 452 (21.25%) HTML5
15 407 (19.13%) Git (software)
16 398 (18.71%) ASP.NET MVC
17 389 (18.29%) TDD
18 387 (18.19%) Web Development
19 385 (18.10%) MySQL
20 366 (17.21%) Scrum
21 357 (16.78%) Node.js
22 351 (16.50%) Software Engineering
23 306 (14.39%) CSS3
24 295 (13.87%) Finance
24 295 (13.87%) Front End Development
25 294 (13.82%) Microsoft
26 291 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
27 281 (13.21%) OO
28 271 (12.74%) RESTful

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 84 (3.95%) WordPress
2 75 (3.53%) CMS
3 71 (3.34%) Elasticsearch
4 44 (2.07%) SharePoint
5 42 (1.97%) Apache
6 27 (1.27%) Drupal
7 25 (1.18%) nginx
8 23 (1.08%) Cloud Foundry
8 23 (1.08%) Umbraco
9 22 (1.03%) Apache Pig
9 22 (1.03%) IIS
10 20 (0.94%) Tomcat
11 19 (0.89%) Apache Spark
12 14 (0.66%) Apache Solr
12 14 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
13 11 (0.52%) Confluence
14 10 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
14 10 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
15 9 (0.42%) EPiServer
16 8 (0.38%) Kentico
Applications
1 48 (2.26%) Photoshop
2 21 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
3 12 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (0.24%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.19%) Chatbot
7 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
8 2 (0.094%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.094%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.094%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.047%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.047%) Blender
9 1 (0.047%) GIMP
9 1 (0.047%) InDesign
9 1 (0.047%) InfoPath
9 1 (0.047%) InVision
9 1 (0.047%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 42 (1.97%) Magento
2 23 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.28%) Distributed Ledger
4 5 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.24%) NetSuite
5 4 (0.19%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.047%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.047%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.047%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.047%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.047%) SAP MII
6 1 (0.047%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 268 (12.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 242 (11.38%) Amazon AWS
3 82 (3.86%) GitHub
4 69 (3.24%) SaaS
5 49 (2.30%) npm
6 28 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
7 26 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
8 16 (0.75%) Google Play
9 15 (0.71%) PaaS
9 15 (0.71%) Twilio
10 13 (0.61%) Office 365
11 12 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
12 11 (0.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 9 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
13 9 (0.42%) DigitalOcean
13 9 (0.42%) NuGet
13 9 (0.42%) Yarn
14 8 (0.38%) Amazon S3
14 8 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
14 8 (0.38%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 53 (2.49%) Internet
2 47 (2.21%) HTTP
3 27 (1.27%) SSL
4 24 (1.13%) Intranet
5 18 (0.85%) TCP/IP
6 11 (0.52%) Firewall
6 11 (0.52%) SMS
7 10 (0.47%) DNS
8 8 (0.38%) AMQP
9 4 (0.19%) Skype
9 4 (0.19%) VoIP
10 2 (0.094%) Asterisk PBX
10 2 (0.094%) IPv6
10 2 (0.094%) SSH
11 1 (0.047%) Broadband
11 1 (0.047%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.047%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.047%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.047%) Extranet
11 1 (0.047%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 494 (23.23%) SQL Server
2 385 (18.10%) MySQL
3 186 (8.74%) MongoDB
4 164 (7.71%) NoSQL
5 69 (3.24%) SQL Server 2016
6 58 (2.73%) Hadoop
7 55 (2.59%) Big Data
8 51 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
9 50 (2.35%) Relational Database
10 35 (1.65%) Blockchain
10 35 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
11 33 (1.55%) RavenDB
12 31 (1.46%) Redis
13 29 (1.36%) MariaDB
13 29 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 26 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
14 26 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 22 (1.03%) Apache Hive
16 16 (0.75%) Amazon Redshift
17 14 (0.66%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 407 (19.13%) Git (software)
2 100 (4.70%) gulp
3 94 (4.42%) Selenium
3 94 (4.42%) Visual Studio
4 93 (4.37%) JIRA
5 80 (3.76%) Grunt
6 77 (3.62%) webpack
7 75 (3.53%) Jenkins
7 75 (3.53%) NUnit
8 68 (3.20%) Subversion
9 49 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
10 45 (2.12%) Jasmine
11 37 (1.74%) TeamCity
12 36 (1.69%) GitLab
13 35 (1.65%) MSTest
14 33 (1.55%) JUnit
15 31 (1.46%) Gradle
15 31 (1.46%) PHPUnit
16 28 (1.32%) Mocha
16 28 (1.32%) WebDriver
General
1 295 (13.87%) Finance
2 133 (6.25%) Advertising
3 114 (5.36%) Retail
4 101 (4.75%) Banking
5 98 (4.61%) Games
6 89 (4.18%) Marketing
7 56 (2.63%) Law
8 49 (2.30%) Investment Banking
9 41 (1.93%) Manufacturing
10 36 (1.69%) Telecoms
11 22 (1.03%) Automotive
12 20 (0.94%) Electronics
13 18 (0.85%) Legal
14 10 (0.47%) Military
14 10 (0.47%) Publishing
15 8 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.33%) Music Industry
17 1 (0.047%) Back Office
17 1 (0.047%) Billing
17 1 (0.047%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1,665 (78.28%) Developer
2 453 (21.30%) .NET Developer
3 338 (15.89%) C# Developer
4 257 (12.08%) Senior Developer
5 242 (11.38%) PHP Developer
6 236 (11.10%) C# .NET Developer
7 218 (10.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 182 (8.56%) Software Developer
9 168 (7.90%) JavaScript Developer
10 163 (7.66%) Web Developer
11 154 (7.24%) Software Engineer
12 152 (7.15%) Java Developer
13 140 (6.58%) Full Stack Developer
14 134 (6.30%) ASP.NET Developer
15 118 (5.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 101 (4.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 82 (3.86%) Junior
18 76 (3.57%) Junior Developer
19 74 (3.48%) C# Software Developer
20 67 (3.15%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,346 (63.28%) HTML
2 1,268 (59.61%) CSS
3 843 (39.63%) .NET
4 819 (38.50%) AngularJS
5 570 (26.80%) ASP.NET
6 528 (24.82%) React
7 458 (21.53%) jQuery
8 452 (21.25%) HTML5
9 398 (18.71%) ASP.NET MVC
10 357 (16.78%) Node.js
11 306 (14.39%) CSS3
12 271 (12.74%) RESTful
13 253 (11.89%) ASP.NET Web API
14 250 (11.75%) Web Services
15 219 (10.30%) REST
16 207 (9.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 201 (9.45%) .NET Framework
18 173 (8.13%) Laravel
19 170 (7.99%) Spring
20 169 (7.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 202 (9.50%) User Experience
2 188 (8.84%) Greenfield Project
3 117 (5.50%) Computer Science
4 116 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
5 111 (5.22%) Mobile App
6 84 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
7 54 (2.54%) Fintech
8 36 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
9 31 (1.46%) Blog
10 27 (1.27%) N-Tier
11 25 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
12 21 (0.99%) Online Banking
13 20 (0.94%) Mainframe
14 15 (0.71%) Management Information System
15 12 (0.56%) Internet of Things
15 12 (0.56%) iPhone
15 12 (0.56%) Xbox
16 11 (0.52%) Arduino
17 10 (0.47%) Industrial Internet of Things
18 9 (0.42%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 182 (8.56%) Linux
2 115 (5.41%) Android
3 100 (4.70%) Apple iOS
4 94 (4.42%) Windows
5 53 (2.49%) Unix
6 10 (0.47%) Mac OS X
7 8 (0.38%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.19%) CentOS
10 3 (0.14%) AIX
10 3 (0.14%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.094%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.094%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.047%) Debian
12 1 (0.047%) HPUX
12 1 (0.047%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.047%) Solaris
12 1 (0.047%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.047%) VME
12 1 (0.047%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 994 (46.73%) Agile Software Development
2 812 (38.18%) MVC
3 389 (18.29%) TDD
4 387 (18.19%) Web Development
5 366 (17.21%) Scrum
6 351 (16.50%) Software Engineering
7 295 (13.87%) Front End Development
8 291 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
9 281 (13.21%) OO
10 249 (11.71%) Test Automation
11 196 (9.21%) DevOps
12 179 (8.42%) OOP
13 169 (7.95%) E-Commerce
14 168 (7.90%) BDD
14 168 (7.90%) Problem-Solving
15 167 (7.85%) Web Application Development
16 156 (7.33%) Unit Testing
17 143 (6.72%) Mentoring
18 141 (6.63%) Microservices
19 136 (6.39%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 880 (41.37%) C#
2 570 (26.80%) Java
3 541 (25.43%) SQL
4 486 (22.85%) PHP
5 153 (7.19%) Python
6 104 (4.89%) C++
7 98 (4.61%) T-SQL
8 94 (4.42%) TypeScript
9 79 (3.71%) ES6
10 66 (3.10%) Java 8
11 56 (2.63%) Ruby
12 46 (2.16%) VB.NET
13 43 (2.02%) C
14 42 (1.97%) Objective-C
14 42 (1.97%) Perl
15 37 (1.74%) Bash Shell
15 37 (1.74%) PowerShell
16 35 (1.65%) PL/SQL
17 31 (1.46%) Groovy
18 28 (1.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 159 (7.48%) Degree
2 58 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (1.03%) Security Cleared
4 19 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (0.61%) AWS Certification
5 13 (0.61%) SANS
6 12 (0.56%) CISSP
7 11 (0.52%) CCNA
7 11 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (0.52%) ISEB
7 11 (0.52%) OCPJP
8 10 (0.47%) CompTIA Security+
8 10 (0.47%) DV Cleared
8 10 (0.47%) GIAC
8 10 (0.47%) Linux+ Certification
8 10 (0.47%) MCSE
8 10 (0.47%) Network+ Certification
8 10 (0.47%) SSCP
9 8 (0.38%) SC Cleared
10 6 (0.28%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (4.23%) QA
2 20 (0.94%) GDPR
3 3 (0.14%) ISO 15765
3 3 (0.14%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.094%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.094%) WCAG
4 2 (0.094%) Web Application Security Consortium
5 1 (0.047%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.047%) Data Quality
System Software
1 126 (5.92%) Docker
2 26 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
3 15 (0.71%) Active Directory
4 10 (0.47%) vSphere
5 8 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.047%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.047%) Kamailio
6 1 (0.047%) RACF
6 1 (0.047%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.047%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.047%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.047%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 47 (2.21%) Puppet
2 36 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (1.55%) Kubernetes
4 18 (0.85%) Ansible
5 10 (0.47%) Cobbler
5 10 (0.47%) Salt
6 5 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (0.24%) Terraform
7 4 (0.19%) Kibana
7 4 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.14%) Istio
9 2 (0.094%) logstash
9 2 (0.094%) WebInspect
10 1 (0.047%) cPanel
10 1 (0.047%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.047%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.047%) Nagios
10 1 (0.047%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.047%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 1 (0.047%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 294 (13.82%) Microsoft
2 99 (4.65%) Google
3 77 (3.62%) Zend
4 64 (3.01%) Oracle
5 48 (2.26%) Xamarin
6 41 (1.93%) Adobe
7 28 (1.32%) Facebook
7 28 (1.32%) Twitter
8 25 (1.18%) SAP
9 24 (1.13%) New Relic
10 22 (1.03%) IBM
11 14 (0.66%) Cloudera
11 14 (0.66%) Sitecore
12 10 (0.47%) Siemens
13 9 (0.42%) ServiceNow
13 9 (0.42%) Tableau
14 8 (0.38%) Apple
14 8 (0.38%) Micro Focus
14 8 (0.38%) Nintex
14 8 (0.38%) Splunk