Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 4 8
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4 +1
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 17,002 19,278 18,944
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 18.68% 19.38% 17.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.28% 34.42% 33.16%
Number of salaries quoted 14,762 17,186 17,172
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £57,500
UK 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 UK excluding London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 49,597 56,001 57,125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 54.50% 56.29% 52.18%
Number of salaries quoted 41,256 47,323 48,771
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing JavaScript as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in the UK excluding London

JavaScript
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing JavaScript in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for JavaScript in the UK excluding London

JavaScript
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Salary histogram for JavaScript in the UK excluding London

JavaScript
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 19 November 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
South East +1 5,837 £45,000 - 900
North of England -1 3,875 £42,500 +6.25% 1,123
Midlands -2 2,226 £40,500 +8.00% 627
North West -2 2,068 £45,000 +9.76% 586
South West 0 1,996 £40,000 - 490
East of England +2 1,626 £45,000 - 419
Yorkshire +1 1,516 £42,500 +6.25% 410
West Midlands -1 1,301 £42,500 +14.86% 375
Scotland +1 1,006 £46,500 +16.25% 193
East Midlands -2 927 £40,000 +6.67% 250
Wales +2 343 £37,500 +2.74% 101
North East +4 291 £45,000 +20.00% 127
Northern Ireland +7 140 £39,500 +12.86% 36
South Coast - 2 - -
Channel Islands - 2 £41,250 -
Isle of Man +11 1 £67,500 +35.00%
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 10,800 (63.52%) HTML
2 9,950 (58.52%) CSS
3 7,890 (46.41%) C#
4 7,620 (44.82%) Agile Software Development
5 7,390 (43.47%) .NET
6 5,770 (33.94%) AngularJS
7 5,660 (33.29%) MVC
8 5,270 (31.00%) SQL
9 4,504 (26.49%) ASP.NET
10 4,353 (25.60%) jQuery
11 4,228 (24.87%) SQL Server
12 4,171 (24.53%) Java
13 3,558 (20.93%) HTML5
14 3,334 (19.61%) Web Development
15 3,318 (19.52%) Git (software)
16 3,058 (17.99%) React
17 2,967 (17.45%) TDD
18 2,889 (16.99%) PHP
19 2,804 (16.49%) Software Engineering
20 2,771 (16.30%) Microsoft
21 2,766 (16.27%) Scrum
22 2,635 (15.50%) ASP.NET MVC
23 2,366 (13.92%) MySQL
24 2,343 (13.78%) Front End Development
25 2,322 (13.66%) Web Services
26 2,301 (13.53%) Node.js
27 2,104 (12.38%) CSS3
28 2,012 (11.83%) Degree
29 1,999 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
30 1,997 (11.75%) Finance

JavaScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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
1 794 (4.67%) CMS
2 505 (2.97%) WordPress
3 464 (2.73%) Apache
4 458 (2.69%) IIS
5 437 (2.57%) SharePoint
6 393 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
7 330 (1.94%) Tomcat
8 323 (1.90%) Umbraco
9 257 (1.51%) Confluence
10 189 (1.11%) Drupal
11 140 (0.82%) nginx
12 138 (0.81%) JBoss
13 94 (0.55%) Apache Spark
14 85 (0.50%) WebLogic
15 76 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
16 75 (0.44%) Apache Solr
17 71 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
17 71 (0.42%) WebSphere
18 60 (0.35%) EPiServer
19 54 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 353 (2.08%) Photoshop
2 148 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
3 143 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
4 116 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
5 97 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 68 (0.40%) Chatbot
7 31 (0.18%) MS Visio
8 25 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 23 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
10 21 (0.12%) InVision
11 20 (0.12%) GIMP
12 19 (0.11%) InDesign
13 18 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
14 14 (0.082%) InfoPath
15 11 (0.065%) Adobe After Effects
16 9 (0.053%) RoboHelp
17 8 (0.047%) Weka
18 7 (0.041%) Fireworks
19 6 (0.035%) Maya
19 6 (0.035%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 267 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 179 (1.05%) Magento
3 50 (0.29%) NetSuite
4 39 (0.23%) Payment Gateway
5 34 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
6 33 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
7 31 (0.18%) SAP Business One
7 31 (0.18%) Shopify
8 14 (0.082%) WebTrends
9 13 (0.076%) SAP S/4HANA
10 9 (0.053%) Adobe Campaign
10 9 (0.053%) Oracle EBS
11 7 (0.041%) Remedy ITSM
12 6 (0.035%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 5 (0.029%) OpenCart
13 5 (0.029%) SAP Hybris
14 4 (0.024%) SAP SD
14 4 (0.024%) Scribe Insight
15 3 (0.018%) BusinessWorks
15 3 (0.018%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1,999 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,617 (9.51%) Amazon AWS
3 608 (3.58%) SaaS
4 456 (2.68%) GitHub
5 296 (1.74%) npm
6 207 (1.22%) Serverless
7 203 (1.19%) Office 365
8 144 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
9 141 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
10 128 (0.75%) PaaS
11 118 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
12 112 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
13 105 (0.62%) Google Analytics
14 97 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
15 96 (0.56%) Amazon S3
16 67 (0.39%) IaaS
17 54 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
18 48 (0.28%) OpenShift
19 46 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
20 39 (0.23%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 362 (2.13%) HTTP
2 336 (1.98%) Internet
3 180 (1.06%) TCP/IP
4 150 (0.88%) SSL
5 123 (0.72%) DNS
6 116 (0.68%) Intranet
7 90 (0.53%) SMS
8 66 (0.39%) Firewall
9 42 (0.25%) Broadband
10 40 (0.24%) Skype
11 38 (0.22%) HTTPS
12 31 (0.18%) SSH
13 30 (0.18%) SNMP
14 29 (0.17%) VPN
15 27 (0.16%) Network Security
16 26 (0.15%) AMQP
17 25 (0.15%) SMTP
18 22 (0.13%) VLAN
19 21 (0.12%) VoIP
20 19 (0.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4,228 (24.87%) SQL Server
2 2,366 (13.92%) MySQL
3 1,060 (6.23%) NoSQL
4 901 (5.30%) MongoDB
5 838 (4.93%) Relational Database
6 611 (3.59%) PostgreSQL
7 383 (2.25%) Big Data
8 270 (1.59%) SQL Server 2016
9 252 (1.48%) RDBMS
10 244 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 235 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 228 (1.34%) Hadoop
13 204 (1.20%) Redis
14 187 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
15 177 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
16 165 (0.97%) Oracle Database
17 160 (0.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 143 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
19 129 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
20 94 (0.55%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 3,318 (19.52%) Git (software)
2 991 (5.83%) Visual Studio
3 962 (5.66%) Jenkins
4 886 (5.21%) JIRA
5 817 (4.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 686 (4.03%) Selenium
7 666 (3.92%) Subversion
8 600 (3.53%) Maven
9 536 (3.15%) gulp
10 521 (3.06%) webpack
11 422 (2.48%) JUnit
12 377 (2.22%) NUnit
13 331 (1.95%) Cucumber
14 325 (1.91%) Grunt
15 323 (1.90%) Jasmine
16 271 (1.59%) TeamCity
17 232 (1.36%) Bitbucket
18 211 (1.24%) Eclipse
19 161 (0.95%) SpecFlow
20 157 (0.92%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1,997 (11.75%) Finance
2 799 (4.70%) Marketing
3 708 (4.16%) Retail
4 429 (2.52%) Games
5 428 (2.52%) Manufacturing
6 365 (2.15%) Advertising
7 324 (1.91%) Telecoms
8 255 (1.50%) Banking
9 238 (1.40%) Electronics
10 143 (0.84%) Automotive
11 125 (0.74%) Law
12 88 (0.52%) Legal
13 75 (0.44%) Back Office
14 66 (0.39%) Publishing
15 53 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
16 51 (0.30%) Investment Banking
17 42 (0.25%) Multimedia
18 27 (0.16%) Financial Institution
19 21 (0.12%) Aerospace
20 20 (0.12%) German Language
Job Titles
1 13,241 (77.88%) Developer
2 3,531 (20.77%) .NET Developer
3 2,751 (16.18%) C# Developer
4 2,251 (13.24%) Software Developer
5 2,148 (12.63%) Senior Developer
6 1,852 (10.89%) C# .NET Developer
7 1,776 (10.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1,728 (10.16%) JavaScript Developer
9 1,493 (8.78%) Java Developer
10 1,452 (8.54%) Web Developer
11 1,287 (7.57%) PHP Developer
12 1,286 (7.56%) Software Engineer
13 1,251 (7.36%) Full Stack Developer
14 1,023 (6.02%) ASP.NET Developer
15 891 (5.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 828 (4.87%) C# Software Developer
17 816 (4.80%) Junior
18 756 (4.45%) .NET Software Developer
19 729 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
20 705 (4.15%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10,800 (63.52%) HTML
2 9,950 (58.52%) CSS
3 7,390 (43.47%) .NET
4 5,770 (33.94%) AngularJS
5 4,504 (26.49%) ASP.NET
6 4,353 (25.60%) jQuery
7 3,558 (20.93%) HTML5
8 3,058 (17.99%) React
9 2,635 (15.50%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2,322 (13.66%) Web Services
11 2,301 (13.53%) Node.js
12 2,104 (12.38%) CSS3
13 1,822 (10.72%) .NET Framework
14 1,723 (10.13%) RESTful
15 1,709 (10.05%) ASP.NET Web API
16 1,661 (9.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 1,566 (9.21%) REST
18 1,509 (8.88%) XML
19 1,387 (8.16%) Sass
20 1,376 (8.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1,735 (10.20%) User Experience
2 1,278 (7.52%) Computer Science
3 1,224 (7.20%) Greenfield Project
4 812 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
5 785 (4.62%) Mobile App
6 714 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
7 481 (2.83%) Self-Motivation
8 441 (2.59%) Fintech
9 189 (1.11%) Algorithms
10 150 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
11 139 (0.82%) Management Information System
12 112 (0.66%) Data Structures
13 109 (0.64%) Social Media
14 104 (0.61%) Driving Licence
15 101 (0.59%) Graphic Design
16 90 (0.53%) N-Tier
17 85 (0.50%) W3C
18 79 (0.46%) NHS
19 64 (0.38%) Virtual Team
20 61 (0.36%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,748 (10.28%) Linux
2 1,110 (6.53%) Windows
3 637 (3.75%) Android
4 623 (3.66%) Apple iOS
5 472 (2.78%) Unix
6 183 (1.08%) Windows Server
7 74 (0.44%) CentOS
8 67 (0.39%) Mac OS X
9 64 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 59 (0.35%) Ubuntu
11 49 (0.29%) Debian
12 44 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
13 27 (0.16%) Mac OS
14 26 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
15 23 (0.14%) Windows 10
16 21 (0.12%) Windows Phone
17 12 (0.071%) VMS
18 8 (0.047%) AIX
19 7 (0.041%) Amazon Linux
19 7 (0.041%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7,620 (44.82%) Agile Software Development
2 5,660 (33.29%) MVC
3 3,334 (19.61%) Web Development
4 2,967 (17.45%) TDD
5 2,804 (16.49%) Software Engineering
6 2,766 (16.27%) Scrum
7 2,343 (13.78%) Front End Development
8 1,939 (11.40%) OO
9 1,791 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
10 1,572 (9.25%) Test Automation
11 1,518 (8.93%) Problem-Solving
12 1,298 (7.63%) Unit Testing
13 1,289 (7.58%) BDD
14 1,229 (7.23%) SDLC
15 1,184 (6.96%) E-Commerce
16 1,161 (6.83%) Mentoring
17 1,150 (6.76%) OOP
18 1,043 (6.13%) DevOps
19 971 (5.71%) Microservices
20 683 (4.02%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 7,890 (46.41%) C#
2 5,270 (31.00%) SQL
3 4,171 (24.53%) Java
4 2,889 (16.99%) PHP
5 1,816 (10.68%) Python
6 1,015 (5.97%) TypeScript
7 929 (5.46%) C++
8 927 (5.45%) T-SQL
9 571 (3.36%) ES6
10 491 (2.89%) Ruby
11 480 (2.82%) VB.NET
12 428 (2.52%) C
13 394 (2.32%) Java 8
14 334 (1.96%) PowerShell
15 276 (1.62%) Bash Shell
16 271 (1.59%) PL/SQL
17 247 (1.45%) Perl
18 217 (1.28%) Scala
19 201 (1.18%) Go
20 160 (0.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 2,012 (11.83%) Degree
2 724 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 336 (1.98%) Security Cleared
4 197 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 150 (0.88%) SC Cleared
6 137 (0.81%) DV Cleared
7 61 (0.36%) Master's Degree
8 59 (0.35%) ISTQB
9 51 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
10 46 (0.27%) CCNA
10 46 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
11 43 (0.25%) DBS Check
12 40 (0.24%) CompTIA Security+
13 38 (0.22%) AWS Certification
13 38 (0.22%) PhD
14 35 (0.21%) CISSP
15 32 (0.19%) SANS
16 30 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
17 28 (0.16%) ISEB
17 28 (0.16%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 848 (4.99%) QA
2 92 (0.54%) GDPR
3 58 (0.34%) SLA
4 54 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 53 (0.31%) ISO 9001
6 36 (0.21%) PCI DSS
7 16 (0.094%) Disclosure Scotland
8 15 (0.088%) ISO 14001
8 15 (0.088%) WAI
8 15 (0.088%) WCAG
9 14 (0.082%) PMO
10 11 (0.065%) HL7
11 10 (0.059%) Data Quality
11 10 (0.059%) DICOM
12 9 (0.053%) Cyber Essentials
13 5 (0.029%) PSD2
14 2 (0.012%) ISO 13485
14 2 (0.012%) ISO 26262
14 2 (0.012%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 2 (0.012%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 1,051 (6.18%) Docker
2 111 (0.65%) Active Directory
3 71 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 60 (0.35%) vSphere
5 53 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
6 48 (0.28%) Firmware
7 37 (0.22%) Varnish
8 33 (0.19%) VirtualBox
9 29 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 21 (0.12%) Hyper-V
11 17 (0.100%) HDFS
12 11 (0.065%) LXC
13 9 (0.053%) VMware ESXi
14 7 (0.041%) Apache Flume
14 7 (0.041%) Oracle RAC
15 6 (0.035%) VMware Server
16 5 (0.029%) Xen
17 4 (0.024%) KVM
17 4 (0.024%) NFS
17 4 (0.024%) Samba
Systems Management
1 297 (1.75%) Puppet
2 294 (1.73%) Ansible
3 260 (1.53%) Kubernetes
4 230 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
5 95 (0.56%) Terraform
6 56 (0.33%) Salt
7 29 (0.17%) Cobbler
8 26 (0.15%) HP ALM
8 26 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
9 21 (0.12%) Kibana
10 15 (0.088%) Marathon
11 14 (0.082%) Docker Swarm
11 14 (0.082%) Nagios
11 14 (0.082%) QRadar
12 13 (0.076%) logstash
12 13 (0.076%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 11 (0.065%) cPanel
13 11 (0.065%) Packer
14 10 (0.059%) CSIRT
14 10 (0.059%) Grafana
Vendors
1 2,771 (16.30%) Microsoft
2 994 (5.85%) Oracle
3 475 (2.79%) Google
4 450 (2.65%) Xamarin
5 372 (2.19%) Adobe
6 298 (1.75%) SAP
7 249 (1.46%) Zend
8 173 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
9 163 (0.96%) Twitter
10 126 (0.74%) Atlassian
11 117 (0.69%) Sitecore
12 92 (0.54%) VMware
13 86 (0.51%) IBM
14 84 (0.49%) Red Hat
15 81 (0.48%) Telerik
16 76 (0.45%) Facebook
17 64 (0.38%) Tableau
18 59 (0.35%) HP
19 52 (0.31%) ServiceNow
20 50 (0.29%) New Relic