Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
23 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +3
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 13,869 17,885 18,795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 17.21% 19.20% 19.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.83% 34.78% 34.32%
Number of salaries quoted 11,806 15,708 16,786
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% -

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 42,240 51,422 54,767
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 52.42% 55.21% 56.23%
Number of salaries quoted 34,019 43,121 46,197
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 23 September 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 23 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
South East 0 4,874 £46,500 +3.33% 789
North of England +2 3,066 £42,500 - 938
South West 0 1,797 £42,500 +4.94% 458
Midlands -2 1,717 £40,000 -3.61% 572
North West +1 1,698 £45,000 +5.88% 557
Yorkshire 0 1,154 £42,500 - 305
Scotland +2 1,035 £45,000 - 214
East of England 0 950 £49,375 +9.72% 382
West Midlands -6 887 £41,500 -2.35% 288
East Midlands +1 827 £40,000 - 282
Wales +4 348 £40,000 - 70
North East +1 217 £45,000 +5.88% 76
Northern Ireland +1 112 £45,000 +32.35% 23
Channel Islands +8 2 £37,500 -16.67%
Isle of Man +3 1 £55,000 +4.76%
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 7,727 (55.71%) HTML
2 7,229 (52.12%) CSS
3 6,091 (43.92%) C#
4 6,058 (43.68%) Agile Software Development
5 5,624 (40.55%) .NET
6 4,259 (30.71%) AngularJS
7 4,080 (29.42%) SQL
8 3,802 (27.41%) MVC
9 3,302 (23.81%) ASP.NET
10 3,055 (22.03%) jQuery
11 3,022 (21.79%) Java
12 3,009 (21.70%) React
13 2,911 (20.99%) SQL Server
14 2,807 (20.24%) Git (software)
15 2,515 (18.13%) Software Engineering
16 2,513 (18.12%) PHP
17 2,497 (18.00%) Web Development
18 2,236 (16.12%) HTML5
19 2,214 (15.96%) Node.js
20 2,181 (15.73%) Azure
21 2,114 (15.24%) TDD
22 2,022 (14.58%) Scrum
23 2,017 (14.54%) Front End Development
24 1,920 (13.84%) MySQL
25 1,763 (12.71%) Microsoft
26 1,672 (12.06%) Web Services
26 1,672 (12.06%) DevOps
27 1,614 (11.64%) ASP.NET MVC
28 1,611 (11.62%) Python
29 1,562 (11.26%) AWS

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
1 487 (3.51%) CMS
2 466 (3.36%) WordPress
3 260 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
4 248 (1.79%) Confluence
5 240 (1.73%) IIS
6 234 (1.69%) Apache
7 223 (1.61%) SharePoint
8 179 (1.29%) Umbraco
9 171 (1.23%) Tomcat
10 161 (1.16%) Drupal
11 116 (0.84%) JBoss
12 95 (0.68%) nginx
13 81 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
14 68 (0.49%) Joomla!
15 54 (0.39%) Apache Solr
16 51 (0.37%) Apache Spark
17 48 (0.35%) WebLogic
18 46 (0.33%) WebSphere
19 40 (0.29%) EPiServer
20 32 (0.23%) OpenStack
Applications
1 195 (1.41%) Photoshop
2 105 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 79 (0.57%) Sketch
4 56 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 48 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
6 44 (0.32%) Adobe XD
7 43 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
8 36 (0.26%) InVision
9 22 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 17 (0.12%) InDesign
10 17 (0.12%) MS Visio
11 9 (0.065%) Chatbot
12 7 (0.050%) Fireworks
12 7 (0.050%) Zeplin
13 6 (0.043%) GIMP
13 6 (0.043%) Spreadsheet
14 5 (0.036%) Acrobat
14 5 (0.036%) Adobe After Effects
14 5 (0.036%) Figma
14 5 (0.036%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 265 (1.91%) Magento
2 184 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 73 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
4 44 (0.32%) Shopify
5 29 (0.21%) NetSuite
6 27 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
7 12 (0.087%) Adobe Campaign
8 10 (0.072%) SAP SD
9 8 (0.058%) nopCommerce
9 8 (0.058%) SDL Web 8
10 7 (0.050%) Unica
10 7 (0.050%) WebTrends
11 6 (0.043%) OpenCart
11 6 (0.043%) Oracle EBS
12 5 (0.036%) SAP Hybris
13 4 (0.029%) CiviCRM
13 4 (0.029%) Sage CRM
14 3 (0.022%) Dynamics AX
14 3 (0.022%) Oracle Applications
14 3 (0.022%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2,181 (15.73%) Azure
2 1,562 (11.26%) AWS
3 657 (4.74%) SaaS
4 359 (2.59%) GCP
5 342 (2.47%) GitHub
6 314 (2.26%) Serverless
7 258 (1.86%) npm
8 152 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
9 124 (0.89%) Office 365
10 120 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
11 117 (0.84%) Dynamics 365
12 105 (0.76%) PaaS
13 100 (0.72%) Power Platform
14 83 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
15 75 (0.54%) Azure Stack
16 65 (0.47%) Google Analytics
16 65 (0.47%) IaaS
17 62 (0.45%) Amazon S3
17 62 (0.45%) IBM Cloud
18 51 (0.37%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 220 (1.59%) HTTP
2 175 (1.26%) Internet
3 131 (0.94%) TCP/IP
4 71 (0.51%) DNS
5 58 (0.42%) Skype
6 50 (0.36%) Intranet
7 46 (0.33%) DHCP
8 42 (0.30%) Firewall
8 42 (0.30%) NetScaler
9 34 (0.25%) Network Security
10 32 (0.23%) Broadband
10 32 (0.23%) Extranet
11 24 (0.17%) HTTPS
11 24 (0.17%) SSH
11 24 (0.17%) WAN
12 20 (0.14%) SSL
13 17 (0.12%) RS-232
13 17 (0.12%) RS-485
14 16 (0.12%) DAB
15 14 (0.10%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,911 (20.99%) SQL Server
2 1,920 (13.84%) MySQL
3 741 (5.34%) MongoDB
4 607 (4.38%) NoSQL
5 560 (4.04%) PostgreSQL
6 483 (3.48%) Relational Database
7 293 (2.11%) Big Data
8 223 (1.61%) Redis
9 219 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 176 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 128 (0.92%) RDBMS
12 93 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
13 91 (0.66%) Power BI
13 91 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
14 83 (0.60%) MariaDB
15 79 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
16 78 (0.56%) GIS
17 77 (0.56%) Oracle Database
18 72 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
18 72 (0.52%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2,807 (20.24%) Git (software)
2 829 (5.98%) Jenkins
3 827 (5.96%) JIRA
4 738 (5.32%) Visual Studio
5 630 (4.54%) Selenium
6 553 (3.99%) webpack
7 518 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
8 393 (2.83%) Subversion
9 324 (2.34%) gulp
10 300 (2.16%) Cucumber
11 296 (2.13%) Maven
12 284 (2.05%) TeamCity
13 227 (1.64%) Jasmine
13 227 (1.64%) JUnit
14 219 (1.58%) Grunt
15 194 (1.40%) Visual Studio Team System
16 183 (1.32%) NUnit
17 166 (1.20%) WebDriver
18 143 (1.03%) Bitbucket
19 134 (0.97%) GitLab
General
1 1,301 (9.38%) Finance
2 699 (5.04%) Retail
3 671 (4.84%) Marketing
4 362 (2.61%) Public Sector
5 320 (2.31%) Manufacturing
6 263 (1.90%) Banking
7 242 (1.74%) Telecoms
8 228 (1.64%) Games
9 170 (1.23%) Electronics
10 111 (0.80%) Legal
11 81 (0.58%) Automotive
12 80 (0.58%) Law
13 59 (0.43%) Advertising
14 49 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
15 48 (0.35%) Aerospace
16 45 (0.32%) Financial Institution
17 35 (0.25%) Back Office
18 29 (0.21%) Local Government
19 28 (0.20%) Multimedia
20 26 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10,437 (75.25%) Developer
2 2,274 (16.40%) .NET Developer
3 1,906 (13.74%) Software Developer
4 1,834 (13.22%) Senior Developer
5 1,804 (13.01%) C# Developer
6 1,470 (10.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1,287 (9.28%) Software Engineer
8 1,260 (9.09%) PHP Developer
9 1,192 (8.59%) JavaScript Developer
10 1,175 (8.47%) C# .NET Developer
11 1,133 (8.17%) Full Stack Developer
12 1,021 (7.36%) Web Developer
13 808 (5.83%) Java Developer
14 716 (5.16%) Junior
15 613 (4.42%) Junior Developer
16 521 (3.76%) React Developer
17 503 (3.63%) C# Software Developer
18 494 (3.56%) .NET Software Developer
19 479 (3.45%) ASP.NET Developer
20 444 (3.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7,727 (55.71%) HTML
2 7,229 (52.12%) CSS
3 5,624 (40.55%) .NET
4 4,259 (30.71%) AngularJS
5 3,302 (23.81%) ASP.NET
6 3,055 (22.03%) jQuery
7 3,009 (21.70%) React
8 2,236 (16.12%) HTML5
9 2,214 (15.96%) Node.js
10 1,672 (12.06%) Web Services
11 1,614 (11.64%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1,355 (9.77%) .NET Framework
13 1,342 (9.68%) REST
14 1,284 (9.26%) CSS3
15 1,146 (8.26%) Sass
16 1,128 (8.13%) RESTful
17 1,123 (8.10%) Vue.js
18 1,100 (7.93%) XML
19 1,078 (7.77%) Spring
20 1,075 (7.75%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 1,352 (9.75%) User Experience
2 869 (6.27%) Greenfield Project
3 810 (5.84%) Mobile App
4 523 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
5 452 (3.26%) Self-Motivation
6 408 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
7 134 (0.97%) Algorithms
8 95 (0.68%) Public Cloud
9 92 (0.66%) Management Information System
10 87 (0.63%) Virtual Team
11 80 (0.58%) Data Structures
12 75 (0.54%) NHS
12 75 (0.54%) Robotics
13 71 (0.51%) Linux Command Line
14 67 (0.48%) Social Media
15 66 (0.48%) Life Science
16 60 (0.43%) EPoS
17 50 (0.36%) Cloud Native
18 47 (0.34%) Driving Licence
19 46 (0.33%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 1,455 (10.49%) Linux
2 697 (5.03%) Windows
3 522 (3.76%) Android
4 482 (3.48%) Apple iOS
5 331 (2.39%) Unix
6 106 (0.76%) Windows Server
7 80 (0.58%) Mac OS
8 76 (0.55%) Ubuntu
9 62 (0.45%) CentOS
10 48 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 30 (0.22%) AIX
12 29 (0.21%) Debian
13 18 (0.13%) Windows 10
14 17 (0.12%) Mac OS X
15 15 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
16 10 (0.072%) Windows 7
17 6 (0.043%) FreeRTOS
17 6 (0.043%) Windows 8
17 6 (0.043%) Windows Phone
17 6 (0.043%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,058 (43.68%) Agile Software Development
2 3,802 (27.41%) MVC
3 2,515 (18.13%) Software Engineering
4 2,497 (18.00%) Web Development
5 2,114 (15.24%) TDD
6 2,022 (14.58%) Scrum
7 2,017 (14.54%) Front End Development
8 1,672 (12.06%) DevOps
9 1,360 (9.81%) Problem-Solving
10 1,340 (9.66%) OO
11 1,221 (8.80%) Test Automation
12 1,160 (8.36%) Continuous Integration
13 1,105 (7.97%) Mentoring
14 1,067 (7.69%) SDLC
15 1,063 (7.66%) Microservices
16 959 (6.91%) Computer Science
17 925 (6.67%) OOP
18 921 (6.64%) Unit Testing
19 914 (6.59%) BDD
20 871 (6.28%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6,091 (43.92%) C#
2 4,080 (29.42%) SQL
3 3,022 (21.79%) Java
4 2,513 (18.12%) PHP
5 1,611 (11.62%) Python
6 1,175 (8.47%) TypeScript
7 694 (5.00%) C++
8 687 (4.95%) ES6
9 627 (4.52%) T-SQL
10 467 (3.37%) Ruby
11 436 (3.14%) VB.NET
12 300 (2.16%) C
13 270 (1.95%) Java 8
14 235 (1.69%) Bash Shell
15 217 (1.56%) PowerShell
16 203 (1.46%) Go
17 155 (1.12%) VB
18 138 (1.00%) Perl
18 138 (1.00%) PL/SQL
19 133 (0.96%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1,497 (10.79%) Degree
2 415 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 339 (2.44%) Security Cleared
4 182 (1.31%) SC Cleared
5 138 (1.00%) DV Cleared
6 120 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
7 60 (0.43%) HND
8 57 (0.41%) ISTQB
9 49 (0.35%) ISEB
10 47 (0.34%) MCP
11 43 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
12 37 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
13 36 (0.26%) CCNA
14 28 (0.20%) CCA
14 28 (0.20%) Master's Degree
14 28 (0.20%) PhD
14 28 (0.20%) RHCE
15 23 (0.17%) Citrix Certification
16 20 (0.14%) CISSP
17 19 (0.14%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 643 (4.64%) QA
2 56 (0.40%) GDPR
3 50 (0.36%) SLA
4 44 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 22 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 20 (0.14%) PCI DSS
6 20 (0.14%) WAI
7 14 (0.10%) PMO
8 11 (0.079%) ISO 9001
9 9 (0.065%) WCAG
10 8 (0.058%) COBIT
11 6 (0.043%) Cyber Essentials
11 6 (0.043%) Data Quality
12 3 (0.022%) PSD2
13 2 (0.014%) Def Stans
13 2 (0.014%) FINRA
13 2 (0.014%) IEC 61508
13 2 (0.014%) ISO 14001
13 2 (0.014%) MiFID
14 1 (0.007%) ISO 9002
System Software
1 1,288 (9.29%) Docker
2 134 (0.97%) Active Directory
3 71 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 52 (0.37%) Hyper-V
5 44 (0.32%) Microsoft App-V
6 43 (0.31%) XenApp
7 42 (0.30%) XenDesktop
8 30 (0.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 20 (0.14%) Firmware
10 18 (0.13%) vSphere
11 11 (0.079%) HDFS
12 8 (0.058%) vCloud
13 7 (0.050%) Virtual Machines
14 6 (0.043%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 6 (0.043%) VMware ESXi
15 5 (0.036%) etcd
15 5 (0.036%) LXC
15 5 (0.036%) NFS
15 5 (0.036%) VirtualBox
16 4 (0.029%) KVM
Systems Management
1 541 (3.90%) Kubernetes
2 253 (1.82%) Ansible
3 237 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
4 151 (1.09%) Terraform
5 146 (1.05%) Puppet
6 69 (0.50%) Mesos
7 64 (0.46%) Marathon
8 42 (0.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 42 (0.30%) SCOM
8 42 (0.30%) SCOrch
9 39 (0.28%) SCCM
10 37 (0.27%) Kibana
11 34 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
12 32 (0.23%) Docker Swarm
13 30 (0.22%) Tivoli
14 20 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
15 16 (0.12%) Consul
16 14 (0.10%) HP ALM
16 14 (0.10%) logstash
16 14 (0.10%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 1,763 (12.71%) Microsoft
2 687 (4.95%) Oracle
3 431 (3.11%) Google
4 275 (1.98%) Zend
5 267 (1.93%) Adobe
6 209 (1.51%) Xamarin
7 201 (1.45%) SAP
8 183 (1.32%) IBM
9 126 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
10 125 (0.90%) Sage
11 118 (0.85%) Atlassian
12 106 (0.76%) Splunk
13 100 (0.72%) Sitecore
14 83 (0.60%) VMware
15 76 (0.55%) Red Hat
16 72 (0.52%) ServiceNow
17 69 (0.50%) Cypress Semiconductor
18 44 (0.32%) Citrix
19 43 (0.31%) Cisco
20 42 (0.30%) Apple