Period
to 14 December 2019

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 14 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 6 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +3
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 13,552 16,294 19,552
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 18.08% 18.37% 19.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.22% 33.98% 34.34%
Number of salaries quoted 11,582 14,063 17,479
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK 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 UK excluding London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 39,607 47,946 56,940
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 52.85% 54.05% 56.24%
Number of salaries quoted 32,489 39,552 48,103
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,312 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.32% +2.62% +5.26%

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 14 December 2019.

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 14 December 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
South East 0 4,757 £45,000 - 762
North of England 0 2,882 £45,000 +5.88% 932
South West 0 1,858 £45,000 +5.88% 436
Midlands 0 1,766 £42,500 +3.66% 549
North West +2 1,626 £45,000 - 511
Yorkshire -1 1,051 £42,500 - 309
West Midlands -5 953 £42,500 - 316
East of England 0 937 £50,000 +11.11% 313
Scotland +3 913 £45,000 -5.26% 167
East Midlands +1 812 £40,000 - 232
Wales +1 331 £45,000 +20.00% 87
North East -2 207 £45,000 - 112
Northern Ireland +3 150 £50,000 +25.00% 30
Isle of Man +3 1 £53,000 -21.48%
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 7,500 (55.34%) HTML
2 7,115 (52.50%) CSS
3 6,261 (46.20%) C#
4 5,924 (43.71%) Agile Software Development
5 5,750 (42.43%) .NET
6 4,313 (31.83%) AngularJS
7 3,871 (28.56%) SQL
8 3,802 (28.05%) MVC
9 3,245 (23.94%) ASP.NET
10 3,083 (22.75%) React
11 2,915 (21.51%) jQuery
12 2,902 (21.41%) SQL Server
13 2,679 (19.77%) Java
14 2,483 (18.32%) Git (software)
15 2,416 (17.83%) PHP
16 2,387 (17.61%) Web Development
17 2,366 (17.46%) Software Engineering
18 2,266 (16.72%) Azure
19 2,186 (16.13%) Node.js
20 2,062 (15.22%) Front End Development
21 2,043 (15.08%) HTML5
22 2,020 (14.91%) TDD
23 1,898 (14.01%) Scrum
24 1,885 (13.91%) MySQL
25 1,754 (12.94%) Microsoft
26 1,718 (12.68%) Web Services
27 1,673 (12.35%) ASP.NET MVC
28 1,654 (12.20%) DevOps
29 1,608 (11.87%) AWS
30 1,563 (11.53%) Python

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
1 525 (3.87%) CMS
2 437 (3.22%) WordPress
3 240 (1.77%) IIS
4 228 (1.68%) SharePoint
5 213 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
6 203 (1.50%) Confluence
7 188 (1.39%) Apache
8 175 (1.29%) Umbraco
9 170 (1.25%) Tomcat
10 166 (1.22%) Drupal
11 112 (0.83%) JBoss
12 91 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
13 85 (0.63%) nginx
14 70 (0.52%) EPiServer
15 52 (0.38%) Apache Solr
15 52 (0.38%) Apache Spark
16 42 (0.31%) Joomla!
17 41 (0.30%) WebSphere
18 37 (0.27%) WebLogic
19 33 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 170 (1.25%) Photoshop
2 106 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 87 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
4 73 (0.54%) Sketch
5 64 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 56 (0.41%) Adobe XD
7 47 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
8 45 (0.33%) InVision
9 32 (0.24%) MS Visio
10 24 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 18 (0.13%) Zeplin
12 17 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
13 13 (0.096%) InfoPath
14 12 (0.089%) Chatbot
14 12 (0.089%) UserZoom
15 11 (0.081%) Figma
16 8 (0.059%) InDesign
17 7 (0.052%) Marvel
18 6 (0.044%) OmniGraffle
19 5 (0.037%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 239 (1.76%) Magento
2 200 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 52 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
4 31 (0.23%) Shopify
5 22 (0.16%) NetSuite
6 10 (0.074%) CiviCRM
6 10 (0.074%) GoldMine
7 9 (0.066%) SDL Web 8
8 8 (0.059%) Adobe Campaign
8 8 (0.059%) OpenCart
8 8 (0.059%) SAP S/4HANA
9 6 (0.044%) Distributed Ledger
10 5 (0.037%) Dynamics NAV
10 5 (0.037%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 4 (0.030%) Dynamics AX
11 4 (0.030%) Oracle Financials
12 3 (0.022%) WebTrends
13 2 (0.015%) Oracle 11i
13 2 (0.015%) SAP SD
13 2 (0.015%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2,266 (16.72%) Azure
2 1,608 (11.87%) AWS
3 672 (4.96%) SaaS
4 394 (2.91%) GitHub
5 321 (2.37%) GCP
6 292 (2.15%) Serverless
7 277 (2.04%) npm
8 139 (1.03%) AWS Lambda
9 132 (0.97%) Dynamics 365
10 124 (0.91%) Office 365
11 101 (0.75%) PaaS
12 98 (0.72%) Power Platform
13 94 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
14 80 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
14 80 (0.59%) Amazon S3
15 76 (0.56%) Google Analytics
16 49 (0.36%) Slack
17 46 (0.34%) IaaS
18 40 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
19 38 (0.28%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 197 (1.45%) Internet
2 170 (1.25%) HTTP
3 121 (0.89%) TCP/IP
4 56 (0.41%) DNS
5 50 (0.37%) Intranet
6 47 (0.35%) Firewall
7 36 (0.27%) Network Security
8 34 (0.25%) Extranet
8 34 (0.25%) SSH
9 31 (0.23%) Skype
10 29 (0.21%) SSL
11 22 (0.16%) Wireshark
12 21 (0.15%) NetScaler
13 20 (0.15%) DHCP
14 17 (0.13%) VoIP
15 16 (0.12%) DAB
15 16 (0.12%) HTTPS
16 13 (0.096%) WAN
17 12 (0.089%) Wireless
18 11 (0.081%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,902 (21.41%) SQL Server
2 1,885 (13.91%) MySQL
3 644 (4.75%) MongoDB
4 523 (3.86%) NoSQL
5 491 (3.62%) PostgreSQL
6 470 (3.47%) Relational Database
7 251 (1.85%) Big Data
8 225 (1.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 163 (1.20%) Redis
9 163 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 140 (1.03%) RDBMS
11 97 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
11 97 (0.72%) SQL Server 2016
12 94 (0.69%) Hadoop
13 88 (0.65%) Power BI
14 80 (0.59%) GIS
15 79 (0.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 76 (0.56%) Oracle Database
17 72 (0.53%) MariaDB
18 70 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2,483 (18.32%) Git (software)
2 724 (5.34%) Jenkins
3 701 (5.17%) JIRA
4 683 (5.04%) Visual Studio
5 587 (4.33%) Selenium
6 516 (3.81%) webpack
7 477 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
8 331 (2.44%) gulp
9 311 (2.29%) Subversion
10 273 (2.01%) TeamCity
11 260 (1.92%) Cucumber
12 257 (1.90%) Maven
13 223 (1.65%) Grunt
13 223 (1.65%) Jasmine
14 206 (1.52%) NUnit
15 191 (1.41%) JUnit
16 170 (1.25%) Bitbucket
17 151 (1.11%) Visual Studio Team System
18 139 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
19 138 (1.02%) GitLab
General
1 1,367 (10.09%) Finance
2 603 (4.45%) Marketing
3 598 (4.41%) Retail
4 358 (2.64%) Public Sector
5 329 (2.43%) Manufacturing
6 237 (1.75%) Games
7 225 (1.66%) Telecoms
8 220 (1.62%) Banking
9 187 (1.38%) Electronics
10 116 (0.86%) Automotive
11 108 (0.80%) Legal
12 80 (0.59%) Law
13 58 (0.43%) Advertising
14 46 (0.34%) Aerospace
15 39 (0.29%) Military
16 33 (0.24%) Back Office
17 26 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
18 24 (0.18%) Financial Institution
19 23 (0.17%) Police
20 17 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10,239 (75.55%) Developer
2 2,350 (17.34%) .NET Developer
3 1,874 (13.83%) Senior Developer
4 1,860 (13.72%) C# Developer
5 1,809 (13.35%) Software Developer
6 1,425 (10.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1,249 (9.22%) Software Engineer
8 1,234 (9.11%) Full Stack Developer
9 1,156 (8.53%) PHP Developer
10 1,148 (8.47%) C# .NET Developer
11 1,075 (7.93%) JavaScript Developer
12 1,042 (7.69%) Web Developer
13 731 (5.39%) Junior
14 727 (5.36%) Java Developer
15 596 (4.40%) Junior Developer
16 587 (4.33%) React Developer
17 482 (3.56%) C# Software Developer
18 476 (3.51%) .NET Software Developer
19 475 (3.51%) ASP.NET Developer
20 430 (3.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7,500 (55.34%) HTML
2 7,115 (52.50%) CSS
3 5,750 (42.43%) .NET
4 4,313 (31.83%) AngularJS
5 3,245 (23.94%) ASP.NET
6 3,083 (22.75%) React
7 2,915 (21.51%) jQuery
8 2,186 (16.13%) Node.js
9 2,043 (15.08%) HTML5
10 1,718 (12.68%) Web Services
11 1,673 (12.35%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1,424 (10.51%) .NET Framework
13 1,349 (9.95%) REST
14 1,267 (9.35%) Vue.js
15 1,185 (8.74%) .NET Core
16 1,175 (8.67%) CSS3
17 1,119 (8.26%) RESTful
18 1,089 (8.04%) Sass
19 1,087 (8.02%) ASP.NET Web API
20 1,006 (7.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1,309 (9.66%) User Experience
2 1,029 (7.59%) Greenfield Project
3 764 (5.64%) Mobile App
4 545 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
5 468 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
6 375 (2.77%) Enterprise Software
7 139 (1.03%) Algorithms
8 86 (0.63%) Data Structures
8 86 (0.63%) Management Information System
9 84 (0.62%) NHS
10 83 (0.61%) Linux Command Line
11 81 (0.60%) Virtual Team
12 77 (0.57%) Cloud Native
13 58 (0.43%) Public Cloud
14 57 (0.42%) Robotics
14 57 (0.42%) Social Media
15 50 (0.37%) Renewable Energy
16 47 (0.35%) Graphic Design
17 46 (0.34%) W3C
18 44 (0.32%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1,267 (9.35%) Linux
2 648 (4.78%) Windows
3 520 (3.84%) Android
4 460 (3.39%) Apple iOS
5 325 (2.40%) Unix
6 114 (0.84%) Windows Server
7 77 (0.57%) Ubuntu
8 67 (0.49%) Mac OS
9 58 (0.43%) CentOS
10 34 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 30 (0.22%) Debian
12 27 (0.20%) Mac OS X
13 21 (0.15%) AIX
14 19 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
15 12 (0.089%) Windows 7
15 12 (0.089%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (0.066%) VMS
16 9 (0.066%) Windows Phone
17 8 (0.059%) Windows 8
18 7 (0.052%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,924 (43.71%) Agile Software Development
2 3,802 (28.05%) MVC
3 2,387 (17.61%) Web Development
4 2,366 (17.46%) Software Engineering
5 2,062 (15.22%) Front End Development
6 2,020 (14.91%) TDD
7 1,898 (14.01%) Scrum
8 1,654 (12.20%) DevOps
9 1,317 (9.72%) Problem-Solving
10 1,256 (9.27%) OO
11 1,204 (8.88%) Test Automation
12 1,079 (7.96%) Microservices
13 1,038 (7.66%) Continuous Integration
14 1,009 (7.45%) Mentoring
15 976 (7.20%) SDLC
16 933 (6.88%) Unit Testing
17 911 (6.72%) Computer Science
18 900 (6.64%) OOP
19 849 (6.26%) E-Commerce
20 836 (6.17%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 6,261 (46.20%) C#
2 3,871 (28.56%) SQL
3 2,679 (19.77%) Java
4 2,416 (17.83%) PHP
5 1,563 (11.53%) Python
6 1,137 (8.39%) TypeScript
7 628 (4.63%) ES6
8 627 (4.63%) C++
9 609 (4.49%) T-SQL
10 496 (3.66%) VB.NET
11 408 (3.01%) Ruby
12 310 (2.29%) C
13 256 (1.89%) Java 8
14 206 (1.52%) PowerShell
15 195 (1.44%) Bash Shell
16 181 (1.34%) Go
17 158 (1.17%) VB
18 120 (0.89%) PHP 7
19 119 (0.88%) Shell Script
20 116 (0.86%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1,452 (10.71%) Degree
2 398 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 330 (2.44%) Security Cleared
4 156 (1.15%) SC Cleared
5 133 (0.98%) DV Cleared
6 113 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 61 (0.45%) ISTQB
8 54 (0.40%) HND
9 44 (0.32%) ISEB
10 38 (0.28%) MCP
11 34 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
12 29 (0.21%) AWS Certification
13 25 (0.18%) Postgraduate
14 22 (0.16%) Master's Degree
14 22 (0.16%) PMI Certification
15 16 (0.12%) DBS Check
15 16 (0.12%) MCSD
16 14 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 13 (0.096%) PhD
17 13 (0.096%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 592 (4.37%) QA
2 63 (0.46%) GDPR
3 33 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 30 (0.22%) SLA
5 21 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 21 (0.15%) PCI DSS
5 21 (0.15%) WCAG
6 16 (0.12%) WAI
7 9 (0.066%) PMO
8 8 (0.059%) COBIT
8 8 (0.059%) ISO 9001
9 5 (0.037%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (0.037%) Data Quality
10 4 (0.030%) NIST
11 3 (0.022%) Def Stans
11 3 (0.022%) IEC 61508
12 1 (0.007%) HL7
12 1 (0.007%) MiFID
12 1 (0.007%) PA-DSS
12 1 (0.007%) SEPA
System Software
1 1,148 (8.47%) Docker
2 111 (0.82%) Active Directory
3 54 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (0.24%) Hyper-V
5 24 (0.18%) XenApp
6 21 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
7 20 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 19 (0.14%) Firmware
9 18 (0.13%) vSphere
10 17 (0.13%) XenDesktop
11 9 (0.066%) Virtual Machines
12 8 (0.059%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (0.052%) Varnish
14 6 (0.044%) HDFS
14 6 (0.044%) vCloud
14 6 (0.044%) VMware NSX
15 5 (0.037%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 5 (0.037%) LXC
16 4 (0.030%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 3 (0.022%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 559 (4.12%) Kubernetes
2 228 (1.68%) Ansible
3 147 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
4 121 (0.89%) Puppet
5 109 (0.80%) Terraform
6 43 (0.32%) Mesos
7 42 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
8 41 (0.30%) Marathon
9 40 (0.30%) Kibana
10 31 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
11 22 (0.16%) Docker Swarm
12 21 (0.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 21 (0.15%) SCOM
12 21 (0.15%) SCOrch
13 20 (0.15%) Tivoli
14 19 (0.14%) logstash
15 17 (0.13%) SCCM
16 15 (0.11%) cPanel
17 11 (0.081%) BMC PATROL
17 11 (0.081%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 1,754 (12.94%) Microsoft
2 632 (4.66%) Oracle
3 386 (2.85%) Google
4 296 (2.18%) Adobe
5 276 (2.04%) Zend
6 196 (1.45%) Xamarin
7 183 (1.35%) SAP
8 134 (0.99%) Atlassian
8 134 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
9 124 (0.91%) Sage
10 118 (0.87%) Sitecore
11 114 (0.84%) IBM
12 94 (0.69%) Splunk
13 73 (0.54%) VMware
14 51 (0.38%) ServiceNow
15 49 (0.36%) Red Hat
16 47 (0.35%) Apple
17 31 (0.23%) WooCommerce
18 30 (0.22%) Tableau
19 27 (0.20%) hybris