Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
England > North West
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 6 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 1,697 2,127 2,572
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.41% 17.94% 19.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.51% 33.01% 34.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,395 1,831 2,249
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 5,220 6,444 7,399
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 50.46% 54.34% 56.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4,085 5,438 6,234
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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 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 22 September 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 1,100 £45,000 - 366
Cheshire +6 375 £42,500 - 112
Lancashire -5 123 £40,000 +12.68% 36
Merseyside -4 88 £41,000 +2.50% 42
Cumbria -2 9 £22,500 -35.71% 1
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 1,028 (60.58%) HTML
2 948 (55.86%) CSS
3 731 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
4 638 (37.60%) C#
5 562 (33.12%) .NET
6 559 (32.94%) AngularJS
7 502 (29.58%) MVC
8 428 (25.22%) React
9 394 (23.22%) Git (software)
10 362 (21.33%) PHP
11 354 (20.86%) SQL
12 341 (20.09%) Node.js
13 332 (19.56%) ASP.NET
14 330 (19.45%) Java
15 327 (19.27%) jQuery
16 324 (19.09%) Software Engineering
17 302 (17.80%) TDD
18 288 (16.97%) SQL Server
19 280 (16.50%) Front End Development
20 263 (15.50%) MySQL
21 249 (14.67%) Web Development
22 238 (14.02%) HTML5
23 237 (13.97%) Azure
24 233 (13.73%) User Experience
25 214 (12.61%) Scrum
26 208 (12.26%) REST
27 207 (12.20%) AWS
28 194 (11.43%) Web Services
29 184 (10.84%) OO
30 180 (10.61%) Test Automation

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 72 (4.24%) CMS
2 68 (4.01%) WordPress
3 64 (3.77%) Umbraco
4 35 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
5 17 (1.00%) Confluence
5 17 (1.00%) SharePoint
6 14 (0.82%) Drupal
6 14 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
7 13 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
8 11 (0.65%) IIS
9 10 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 8 (0.47%) nginx
10 8 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (0.41%) Apache
12 6 (0.35%) Apache Solr
12 6 (0.35%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.29%) JBoss
14 4 (0.24%) Apache Spark
14 4 (0.24%) NServiceBus
15 3 (0.18%) EPiServer
Applications
1 29 (1.71%) Photoshop
2 13 (0.77%) Sketch
3 8 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (0.47%) InVision
4 4 (0.24%) UserZoom
5 3 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (0.12%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.12%) Figma
6 2 (0.12%) Marvel
6 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (0.059%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 49 (2.89%) Magento
2 25 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.47%) SDL Web 8
4 7 (0.41%) Shopify
5 6 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.24%) CiviCRM
7 1 (0.059%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 237 (13.97%) Azure
2 207 (12.20%) AWS
3 93 (5.48%) GitHub
4 62 (3.65%) Serverless
5 53 (3.12%) SaaS
6 39 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
7 35 (2.06%) AWS Lambda
8 26 (1.53%) GCP
9 13 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
9 13 (0.77%) Amazon S3
9 13 (0.77%) npm
10 11 (0.65%) Amazon SQS
11 10 (0.59%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 8 (0.47%) PaaS
13 6 (0.35%) Amazon ECS
13 6 (0.35%) Asana
13 6 (0.35%) Azure Functions
13 6 (0.35%) Google Tag Manager
13 6 (0.35%) Slack
14 5 (0.29%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.12%) Broadband
2 18 (1.06%) HTTP
3 12 (0.71%) TCP/IP
4 11 (0.65%) DNS
4 11 (0.65%) Internet
5 8 (0.47%) Skype
6 5 (0.29%) Calico
6 5 (0.29%) Reverse Proxy
7 4 (0.24%) Intranet
7 4 (0.24%) SSH
8 3 (0.18%) SNMP
8 3 (0.18%) Software-Defined Radio
8 3 (0.18%) SSL
9 2 (0.12%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.12%) LAN
9 2 (0.12%) RFID
9 2 (0.12%) WAN
10 1 (0.059%) DHCP
10 1 (0.059%) Extranet
10 1 (0.059%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 288 (16.97%) SQL Server
2 263 (15.50%) MySQL
3 107 (6.31%) MongoDB
4 105 (6.19%) NoSQL
5 56 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
6 49 (2.89%) Big Data
7 45 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 45 (2.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 44 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
9 32 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
10 25 (1.47%) Relational Database
11 22 (1.30%) Redis
12 14 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
13 12 (0.71%) Oracle Database
14 9 (0.53%) CouchDB
14 9 (0.53%) Neo4j
15 8 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
15 8 (0.47%) DB2
16 7 (0.41%) SQL Server 2016
17 6 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 394 (23.22%) Git (software)
2 115 (6.78%) webpack
3 113 (6.66%) JIRA
4 94 (5.54%) Visual Studio
5 73 (4.30%) Selenium
6 72 (4.24%) gulp
7 60 (3.54%) Grunt
8 59 (3.48%) Jenkins
9 58 (3.42%) Team Foundation Server
10 31 (1.83%) Subversion
11 30 (1.77%) IBM UrbanCode
12 29 (1.71%) Maven
12 29 (1.71%) TeamCity
12 29 (1.71%) Vagrant
13 28 (1.65%) GitLab
14 27 (1.59%) Mercurial
15 26 (1.53%) Hudson
15 26 (1.53%) PHPUnit
15 26 (1.53%) SpecFlow
15 26 (1.53%) WebDriver
General
1 158 (9.31%) Finance
2 104 (6.13%) Banking
3 81 (4.77%) Retail
4 52 (3.06%) Marketing
5 34 (2.00%) Legal
6 24 (1.41%) Public Sector
7 20 (1.18%) Manufacturing
8 19 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
9 14 (0.82%) Games
10 9 (0.53%) Advertising
10 9 (0.53%) Automotive
11 7 (0.41%) Back Office
11 7 (0.41%) Electronics
11 7 (0.41%) Housing Association
12 5 (0.29%) Fire and Rescue
12 5 (0.29%) Law
12 5 (0.29%) Police
13 4 (0.24%) Telecoms
14 3 (0.18%) Local Government
15 2 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,227 (72.30%) Developer
2 240 (14.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 239 (14.08%) Senior Developer
4 221 (13.02%) Software Engineer
5 211 (12.43%) .NET Developer
6 209 (12.32%) C# Developer
7 189 (11.14%) PHP Developer
8 182 (10.72%) Software Developer
9 166 (9.78%) JavaScript Developer
10 116 (6.84%) C# .NET Developer
11 99 (5.83%) Full Stack Developer
12 98 (5.77%) Web Developer
13 85 (5.01%) Java Developer
14 81 (4.77%) Programmer
15 77 (4.54%) Junior
16 69 (4.07%) C# Programmer
16 69 (4.07%) React Developer
17 66 (3.89%) Junior Developer
18 64 (3.77%) Senior Software Engineer
19 52 (3.06%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,028 (60.58%) HTML
2 948 (55.86%) CSS
3 562 (33.12%) .NET
4 559 (32.94%) AngularJS
5 428 (25.22%) React
6 341 (20.09%) Node.js
7 332 (19.56%) ASP.NET
8 327 (19.27%) jQuery
9 238 (14.02%) HTML5
10 208 (12.26%) REST
11 194 (11.43%) Web Services
12 172 (10.14%) Sass
13 168 (9.90%) Vue.js
14 162 (9.55%) .NET Core
14 162 (9.55%) ASP.NET MVC
15 155 (9.13%) Laravel
16 149 (8.78%) CSS3
16 149 (8.78%) RESTful
17 140 (8.25%) XML
18 136 (8.01%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 233 (13.73%) User Experience
2 141 (8.31%) Greenfield Project
3 90 (5.30%) Mobile App
4 70 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
5 53 (3.12%) Enterprise Software
6 45 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
7 19 (1.12%) Data Structures
8 18 (1.06%) NHS
8 18 (1.06%) Virtual Team
9 17 (1.00%) Life Science
10 15 (0.88%) BBC
11 13 (0.77%) Linux Command Line
12 12 (0.71%) PMI
13 10 (0.59%) Blog
14 9 (0.53%) Augmented Reality
15 8 (0.47%) Management Information System
16 7 (0.41%) Cloud Native
17 6 (0.35%) Graphic Design
17 6 (0.35%) N-Tier
17 6 (0.35%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 112 (6.60%) Linux
2 85 (5.01%) Android
3 80 (4.71%) Windows
4 74 (4.36%) Apple iOS
5 21 (1.24%) Unix
6 16 (0.94%) AIX
7 13 (0.77%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.29%) CentOS
8 5 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.24%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.12%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.12%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.059%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.059%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.059%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 731 (43.08%) Agile Software Development
2 502 (29.58%) MVC
3 324 (19.09%) Software Engineering
4 302 (17.80%) TDD
5 280 (16.50%) Front End Development
6 249 (14.67%) Web Development
7 214 (12.61%) Scrum
8 184 (10.84%) OO
9 180 (10.61%) Test Automation
10 173 (10.19%) BDD
10 173 (10.19%) DevOps
11 161 (9.49%) E-Commerce
12 158 (9.31%) Continuous Integration
12 158 (9.31%) Problem-Solving
13 153 (9.02%) Microservices
14 143 (8.43%) Mentoring
15 133 (7.84%) SDLC
16 117 (6.89%) OOP
17 107 (6.31%) Unit Testing
18 104 (6.13%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 638 (37.60%) C#
2 362 (21.33%) PHP
3 354 (20.86%) SQL
4 330 (19.45%) Java
5 174 (10.25%) Python
6 116 (6.84%) TypeScript
7 102 (6.01%) ES6
8 98 (5.77%) T-SQL
9 80 (4.71%) Ruby
10 69 (4.07%) C++
11 37 (2.18%) Perl
12 33 (1.94%) C
13 30 (1.77%) VBA
14 27 (1.59%) Shell Script
15 24 (1.41%) Groovy
16 22 (1.30%) VB.NET
17 20 (1.18%) Java 8
18 19 (1.12%) ES7
18 19 (1.12%) PHP 7
19 18 (1.06%) ES8
Qualifications
1 87 (5.13%) Degree
2 27 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (0.71%) PMI Certification
5 11 (0.65%) ISTQB
6 8 (0.47%) Security Cleared
7 7 (0.41%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.18%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.18%) HND
9 3 (0.18%) TOGAF Certification
10 2 (0.12%) ISEB
10 2 (0.12%) MCSA
10 2 (0.12%) MCSE
11 1 (0.059%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.059%) CTC Cleared
11 1 (0.059%) PhD
11 1 (0.059%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.059%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (5.13%) QA
2 19 (1.12%) GDPR
3 10 (0.59%) SLA
4 6 (0.35%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.24%) PMO
6 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.059%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 126 (7.42%) Docker
2 30 (1.77%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 5 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (0.29%) etcd
4 3 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.12%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.059%) HDFS
6 1 (0.059%) LXC
6 1 (0.059%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 45 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
2 32 (1.89%) Kubernetes
3 30 (1.77%) Tivoli
4 12 (0.71%) Ganglia
5 10 (0.59%) Ansible
5 10 (0.59%) Kibana
6 8 (0.47%) Consul
7 5 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
7 5 (0.29%) Istio
8 4 (0.24%) CA Service Virtualization
8 4 (0.24%) Terraform
9 3 (0.18%) cPanel
9 3 (0.18%) logstash
9 3 (0.18%) Puppet
10 1 (0.059%) Capistrano
10 1 (0.059%) Rancher
10 1 (0.059%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 156 (9.19%) Microsoft
2 55 (3.24%) Oracle
3 40 (2.36%) IBM
4 36 (2.12%) Sage
5 28 (1.65%) Google
6 26 (1.53%) Zend
7 20 (1.18%) Atlassian
8 19 (1.12%) Sitecore
8 19 (1.12%) Xamarin
9 18 (1.06%) Adobe
10 17 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (0.47%) Cypress Semiconductor
12 6 (0.35%) Red Hat
12 6 (0.35%) SAP
12 6 (0.35%) Splunk
13 5 (0.29%) AppDynamics
13 5 (0.29%) CyberArk
13 5 (0.29%) New Relic
13 5 (0.29%) Nintex
13 5 (0.29%) Vertica