Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 5 7
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 +2
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 15,544 19,325 18,087
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 18.38% 19.56% 17.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.08% 34.66% 33.28%
Number of salaries quoted 13,296 17,271 16,337
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £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 45,606 55,748 54,342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 53.94% 56.42% 52.65%
Number of salaries quoted 37,432 47,121 46,217
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -1 5,236 £45,000 - 935
North of England +2 3,425 £44,000 +10.00% 1,122
South West 0 1,935 £42,000 +5.00% 544
Midlands -1 1,898 £40,000 +6.67% 661
North West -1 1,823 £45,000 +5.88% 601
East of England -1 1,509 £45,000 - 358
Yorkshire +1 1,346 £42,500 +6.25% 425
Scotland +2 1,066 £46,500 +16.25% 187
West Midlands -3 1,060 £42,000 +12.00% 378
East Midlands -2 838 £40,000 +6.67% 282
Wales +2 323 £37,500 +3.09% 120
North East +2 258 £45,000 +28.57% 96
Northern Ireland +6 190 £41,500 +8.50% 28
South Coast - 2 - -
Channel Islands - 2 £41,250 -
Isle of Man +12 1 £67,500 +35.00%
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 9,793 (63.00%) HTML
2 9,102 (58.56%) CSS
3 7,228 (46.50%) C#
4 7,060 (45.42%) Agile Software Development
5 6,795 (43.71%) .NET
6 5,202 (33.47%) AngularJS
7 5,192 (33.40%) MVC
8 4,657 (29.96%) SQL
9 4,261 (27.41%) ASP.NET
10 3,972 (25.55%) SQL Server
11 3,913 (25.17%) jQuery
12 3,752 (24.14%) Java
13 3,135 (20.17%) HTML5
14 3,095 (19.91%) Git (software)
15 2,999 (19.29%) Web Development
16 2,897 (18.64%) React
17 2,746 (17.67%) Software Engineering
18 2,690 (17.31%) TDD
19 2,623 (16.87%) PHP
20 2,616 (16.83%) Microsoft
21 2,506 (16.12%) Scrum
22 2,480 (15.95%) ASP.NET MVC
23 2,287 (14.71%) Front End Development
24 2,173 (13.98%) Node.js
25 2,166 (13.93%) Web Services
26 2,153 (13.85%) MySQL
27 2,005 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
28 1,857 (11.95%) CSS3
29 1,847 (11.88%) Degree
30 1,762 (11.34%) 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
1 655 (4.21%) CMS
2 445 (2.86%) IIS
3 436 (2.80%) Apache
4 416 (2.68%) WordPress
5 410 (2.64%) Elasticsearch
6 390 (2.51%) SharePoint
7 269 (1.73%) Tomcat
8 267 (1.72%) Confluence
9 237 (1.52%) Umbraco
10 156 (1.00%) Drupal
11 150 (0.97%) nginx
12 105 (0.68%) JBoss
13 79 (0.51%) Apache Spark
14 70 (0.45%) Apache Solr
15 54 (0.35%) WebLogic
16 48 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
17 43 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
18 41 (0.26%) WebSphere
19 39 (0.25%) EPiServer
20 38 (0.24%) Kentico
Applications
1 289 (1.86%) Photoshop
2 130 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
3 123 (0.79%) Chatbot
4 116 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
5 75 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 65 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
7 32 (0.21%) InVision
8 24 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
9 22 (0.14%) MS Visio
10 13 (0.084%) GIMP
11 12 (0.077%) Fireworks
11 12 (0.077%) OmniGraffle
11 12 (0.077%) Weka
12 9 (0.058%) InDesign
12 9 (0.058%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 6 (0.039%) InfoPath
13 6 (0.039%) Maya
13 6 (0.039%) Mingle
14 5 (0.032%) Adobe After Effects
15 4 (0.026%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 231 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 165 (1.06%) Magento
3 45 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
4 31 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
5 29 (0.19%) Dynamics AX
6 27 (0.17%) NetSuite
7 26 (0.17%) Shopify
8 13 (0.084%) Oracle EBS
9 12 (0.077%) SAP S/4HANA
10 11 (0.071%) SAP Business One
11 9 (0.058%) osCommerce
12 7 (0.045%) Adobe Campaign
12 7 (0.045%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 7 (0.045%) SAP CO
12 7 (0.045%) SAP FI
12 7 (0.045%) SAP FI/CO
12 7 (0.045%) SAP IS-U
12 7 (0.045%) WebTrends
13 6 (0.039%) Oracle Applications
14 5 (0.032%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2,005 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,572 (10.11%) Amazon AWS
3 584 (3.76%) SaaS
4 445 (2.86%) GitHub
5 281 (1.81%) npm
6 204 (1.31%) Serverless
7 176 (1.13%) Office 365
8 175 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
9 124 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
10 107 (0.69%) PaaS
11 106 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
12 100 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
13 98 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
14 93 (0.60%) Amazon S3
15 80 (0.51%) Google Analytics
16 57 (0.37%) IaaS
17 52 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
18 48 (0.31%) OpenShift
19 44 (0.28%) Amazon SQS
20 41 (0.26%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 294 (1.89%) Internet
2 291 (1.87%) HTTP
3 147 (0.95%) TCP/IP
4 109 (0.70%) SSL
5 102 (0.66%) DNS
6 81 (0.52%) Intranet
7 49 (0.32%) SMS
8 46 (0.30%) Firewall
9 45 (0.29%) Skype
10 39 (0.25%) HTTPS
11 35 (0.23%) Network Security
12 31 (0.20%) SSH
13 22 (0.14%) Broadband
13 22 (0.14%) VPN
14 21 (0.14%) RIP
14 21 (0.14%) VoIP
14 21 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
15 20 (0.13%) MQTT
15 20 (0.13%) VLAN
16 17 (0.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,972 (25.55%) SQL Server
2 2,153 (13.85%) MySQL
3 922 (5.93%) NoSQL
4 900 (5.79%) MongoDB
5 780 (5.02%) Relational Database
6 695 (4.47%) PostgreSQL
7 340 (2.19%) Big Data
8 265 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 242 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 232 (1.49%) Redis
11 224 (1.44%) RDBMS
12 211 (1.36%) SQL Server 2016
13 203 (1.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 165 (1.06%) Hadoop
15 144 (0.93%) Oracle Database
16 141 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
17 123 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
18 121 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
19 95 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
20 91 (0.59%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 3,095 (19.91%) Git (software)
2 932 (6.00%) Visual Studio
3 864 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 790 (5.08%) JIRA
5 741 (4.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 619 (3.98%) Selenium
7 545 (3.51%) Subversion
8 544 (3.50%) webpack
9 490 (3.15%) Maven
10 484 (3.11%) gulp
11 349 (2.25%) JUnit
12 334 (2.15%) NUnit
13 315 (2.03%) Cucumber
14 304 (1.96%) Grunt
15 272 (1.75%) TeamCity
16 262 (1.69%) Jasmine
17 201 (1.29%) Bitbucket
17 201 (1.29%) Octopus Deploy
18 170 (1.09%) Eclipse
19 158 (1.02%) GitLab
General
1 1,714 (11.03%) Finance
2 663 (4.27%) Marketing
3 601 (3.87%) Retail
4 370 (2.38%) Manufacturing
5 324 (2.08%) Games
6 272 (1.75%) Telecoms
7 265 (1.70%) Advertising
8 207 (1.33%) Banking
9 199 (1.28%) Electronics
10 125 (0.80%) Automotive
11 104 (0.67%) Legal
12 99 (0.64%) Law
13 76 (0.49%) Publishing
14 68 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
15 67 (0.43%) Back Office
16 39 (0.25%) Aerospace
17 37 (0.24%) Investment Banking
18 27 (0.17%) Multimedia
19 24 (0.15%) Financial Institution
20 21 (0.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12,094 (77.80%) Developer
2 3,250 (20.91%) .NET Developer
3 2,385 (15.34%) C# Developer
4 2,136 (13.74%) Software Developer
5 1,925 (12.38%) Senior Developer
6 1,732 (11.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1,648 (10.60%) C# .NET Developer
8 1,551 (9.98%) JavaScript Developer
9 1,328 (8.54%) Web Developer
10 1,287 (8.28%) Java Developer
11 1,266 (8.14%) Software Engineer
12 1,176 (7.57%) Full Stack Developer
12 1,176 (7.57%) PHP Developer
13 871 (5.60%) ASP.NET Developer
14 783 (5.04%) Junior
15 764 (4.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 722 (4.64%) C# Software Developer
17 706 (4.54%) .NET Software Developer
18 684 (4.40%) Junior Developer
19 648 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9,793 (63.00%) HTML
2 9,102 (58.56%) CSS
3 6,795 (43.71%) .NET
4 5,202 (33.47%) AngularJS
5 4,261 (27.41%) ASP.NET
6 3,913 (25.17%) jQuery
7 3,135 (20.17%) HTML5
8 2,897 (18.64%) React
9 2,480 (15.95%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2,173 (13.98%) Node.js
11 2,166 (13.93%) Web Services
12 1,857 (11.95%) CSS3
13 1,596 (10.27%) RESTful
14 1,575 (10.13%) .NET Framework
15 1,505 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web API
16 1,479 (9.51%) REST
17 1,458 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 1,400 (9.01%) XML
19 1,294 (8.32%) Sass
20 1,226 (7.89%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1,552 (9.98%) User Experience
2 1,137 (7.31%) Greenfield Project
3 701 (4.51%) Mobile App
4 647 (4.16%) Analytical Skills
5 625 (4.02%) Enterprise Software
6 472 (3.04%) Fintech
7 449 (2.89%) Self-Motivation
8 201 (1.29%) Algorithms
9 119 (0.77%) Linux Command Line
10 100 (0.64%) Management Information System
11 90 (0.58%) NHS
11 90 (0.58%) Social Media
12 88 (0.57%) Graphic Design
13 87 (0.56%) Data Structures
14 74 (0.48%) Driving Licence
15 66 (0.42%) Virtual Team
16 64 (0.41%) N-Tier
17 63 (0.41%) RIA
18 61 (0.39%) W3C
19 60 (0.39%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1,597 (10.27%) Linux
2 1,066 (6.86%) Windows
3 561 (3.61%) Android
4 552 (3.55%) Apple iOS
5 412 (2.65%) Unix
6 174 (1.12%) Windows Server
7 74 (0.48%) Ubuntu
8 64 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 53 (0.34%) CentOS
10 43 (0.28%) Debian
11 42 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
12 41 (0.26%) Windows 10
13 39 (0.25%) Mac OS X
14 33 (0.21%) Windows Phone
15 31 (0.20%) Mac OS
16 17 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
17 16 (0.10%) Windows Phone 8
18 15 (0.097%) AIX
19 11 (0.071%) VMS
20 7 (0.045%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7,060 (45.42%) Agile Software Development
2 5,192 (33.40%) MVC
3 2,999 (19.29%) Web Development
4 2,746 (17.67%) Software Engineering
5 2,690 (17.31%) TDD
6 2,506 (16.12%) Scrum
7 2,287 (14.71%) Front End Development
8 1,730 (11.13%) OO
9 1,620 (10.42%) Continuous Integration
10 1,419 (9.13%) Test Automation
11 1,324 (8.52%) Problem-Solving
12 1,174 (7.55%) Computer Science
13 1,159 (7.46%) Unit Testing
14 1,144 (7.36%) SDLC
15 1,135 (7.30%) BDD
16 1,126 (7.24%) Mentoring
17 1,060 (6.82%) Microservices
18 1,024 (6.59%) E-Commerce
19 1,002 (6.45%) DevOps
20 996 (6.41%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 7,228 (46.50%) C#
2 4,657 (29.96%) SQL
3 3,752 (24.14%) Java
4 2,623 (16.87%) PHP
5 1,762 (11.34%) Python
6 937 (6.03%) TypeScript
7 868 (5.58%) C++
8 816 (5.25%) T-SQL
9 565 (3.63%) ES6
10 475 (3.06%) C
11 467 (3.00%) Ruby
12 460 (2.96%) VB.NET
13 330 (2.12%) Java 8
14 281 (1.81%) PowerShell
15 261 (1.68%) PL/SQL
16 234 (1.51%) Bash Shell
17 220 (1.42%) Perl
18 195 (1.25%) Scala
19 178 (1.15%) Go
19 178 (1.15%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1,847 (11.88%) Degree
2 674 (4.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 326 (2.10%) Security Cleared
4 192 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 170 (1.09%) SC Cleared
6 101 (0.65%) DV Cleared
7 76 (0.49%) ISTQB
8 67 (0.43%) Master's Degree
9 66 (0.42%) PhD
10 52 (0.33%) ISEB
11 51 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
12 35 (0.23%) HND
13 34 (0.22%) AWS Certification
14 29 (0.19%) DBS Check
15 24 (0.15%) CCNA
15 24 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
16 22 (0.14%) CISSP
17 20 (0.13%) CompTIA Security+
18 19 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 19 (0.12%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 767 (4.93%) QA
2 83 (0.53%) GDPR
3 57 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 52 (0.33%) ISO 9001
5 38 (0.24%) PCI DSS
6 27 (0.17%) SLA
7 18 (0.12%) WAI
8 17 (0.11%) GAMP
9 16 (0.10%) ISO 14001
10 13 (0.084%) HL7
11 11 (0.071%) Data Quality
11 11 (0.071%) PMO
12 10 (0.064%) Disclosure Scotland
12 10 (0.064%) WCAG
13 7 (0.045%) Cyber Essentials
14 6 (0.039%) DICOM
15 5 (0.032%) PSD2
16 2 (0.013%) Actionable Recommendations
16 2 (0.013%) ISO 13485
16 2 (0.013%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 1,017 (6.54%) Docker
2 138 (0.89%) Active Directory
3 73 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 67 (0.43%) Firmware
5 58 (0.37%) vSphere
6 46 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
7 34 (0.22%) VirtualBox
8 26 (0.17%) Hyper-V
9 25 (0.16%) HDFS
10 22 (0.14%) Varnish
11 19 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 8 (0.051%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (0.045%) Apache Flume
14 6 (0.039%) LXC
14 6 (0.039%) Oracle RAC
14 6 (0.039%) VMware Server
15 4 (0.026%) iptables
15 4 (0.026%) NFS
15 4 (0.026%) Samba
15 4 (0.026%) Xen
Systems Management
1 286 (1.84%) Kubernetes
2 284 (1.83%) Ansible
3 242 (1.56%) Puppet
4 197 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
5 99 (0.64%) Terraform
6 46 (0.30%) Salt
7 39 (0.25%) Kibana
8 34 (0.22%) Mesos
9 33 (0.21%) Marathon
10 23 (0.15%) HP ALM
10 23 (0.15%) logstash
11 20 (0.13%) Consul
12 18 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
13 17 (0.11%) Prometheus
14 14 (0.090%) Cobbler
15 13 (0.084%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 12 (0.077%) Grafana
16 12 (0.077%) Nagios
16 12 (0.077%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
16 12 (0.077%) Packer
Vendors
1 2,616 (16.83%) Microsoft
2 860 (5.53%) Oracle
3 363 (2.34%) Xamarin
4 358 (2.30%) Google
5 320 (2.06%) Adobe
6 255 (1.64%) SAP
7 229 (1.47%) Zend
8 133 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
9 116 (0.75%) Atlassian
10 99 (0.64%) VMware
11 98 (0.63%) IBM
12 86 (0.55%) Sitecore
13 73 (0.47%) Red Hat
14 69 (0.44%) Tableau
15 65 (0.42%) Telerik
16 60 (0.39%) ServiceNow
17 55 (0.35%) Twitter
18 52 (0.33%) Facebook
19 44 (0.28%) HP
19 44 (0.28%) Informatica