Period
to 30 September 2020

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 30 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
30 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 3 5 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 0
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 5,681 13,738 17,695
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 21.27% 17.16% 19.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.55% 32.77% 34.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5,724 12,577 16,609
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,583 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +1.01% +10.00%

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 15,541 41,918 51,076
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 58.19% 52.35% 55.20%
Number of salaries quoted 13,045 33,796 42,845
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,500 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £66,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing JavaScript as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing JavaScript in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 30 September 2020.

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 30 September 2020. 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 1,816 £50,000 +5.26% 419
North of England +2 1,564 £47,500 +11.76% 631
North West +1 811 £48,000 +6.67% 367
Midlands +2 753 £45,000 +5.88% 376
South West +1 736 £45,000 +5.88% 245
Yorkshire +4 568 £45,000 +5.88% 173
West Midlands +6 493 £45,750 +7.65% 211
East of England +3 345 £45,000 -10.00% 190
Scotland -1 297 £45,000 - 99
East Midlands +1 260 £44,000 +10.00% 163
North East +3 184 £43,000 -1.15% 91
Wales -2 122 £45,000 +12.50% 47
Northern Ireland -5 55 £45,000 - 18
Channel Islands +2 1 £65,000 +73.33%
Isle of Man -2 1 - -
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 30 September 2020, 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 3,023 (53.21%) HTML
2 2,844 (50.06%) CSS
3 2,280 (40.13%) Agile Software Development
4 2,106 (37.07%) C#
5 1,993 (35.08%) .NET
6 1,682 (29.61%) AngularJS
7 1,595 (28.08%) React
8 1,471 (25.89%) SQL
9 1,279 (22.51%) MVC
10 1,150 (20.24%) Git (software)
11 1,112 (19.57%) SQL Server
12 1,087 (19.13%) Azure
13 1,078 (18.98%) PHP
14 1,071 (18.85%) Node.js
15 1,033 (18.18%) Software Engineering
16 1,013 (17.83%) Java
17 972 (17.11%) jQuery
18 929 (16.35%) ASP.NET
19 909 (16.00%) Front End Development
20 899 (15.82%) DevOps
21 891 (15.68%) Web Development
22 859 (15.12%) HTML5
23 816 (14.36%) Python
24 813 (14.31%) AWS
25 802 (14.12%) TypeScript
26 796 (14.01%) MySQL
27 783 (13.78%) Vue.js
28 730 (12.85%) TDD
29 710 (12.50%) .NET Core
30 698 (12.29%) Scrum

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
1 228 (4.01%) CMS
2 173 (3.05%) WordPress
3 113 (1.99%) Apache
4 111 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
5 92 (1.62%) IIS
6 70 (1.23%) SharePoint
7 59 (1.04%) NServiceBus
8 53 (0.93%) Umbraco
9 42 (0.74%) nginx
10 40 (0.70%) Confluence
11 39 (0.69%) Tomcat
12 38 (0.67%) Drupal
13 33 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
14 23 (0.40%) EPiServer
15 21 (0.37%) Joomla!
16 17 (0.30%) JBoss
17 15 (0.26%) Kentico
18 14 (0.25%) Apache Spark
19 13 (0.23%) Headless CMS
19 13 (0.23%) Jadu
Applications
1 54 (0.95%) Photoshop
2 47 (0.83%) Sketch
3 37 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
4 27 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 23 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
5 23 (0.40%) InVision
6 22 (0.39%) Figma
7 20 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
8 19 (0.33%) Adobe XD
9 7 (0.12%) MS Visio
9 7 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
9 7 (0.12%) UXPin
9 7 (0.12%) Zeplin
10 6 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 5 (0.088%) Chatbot
12 3 (0.053%) Moqups
13 2 (0.035%) AutoCAD
13 2 (0.035%) FileZilla
13 2 (0.035%) Marvel
14 1 (0.018%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 129 (2.27%) Magento
2 78 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 41 (0.72%) Shopify
4 22 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
5 19 (0.33%) NetSuite
6 18 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
7 11 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
8 9 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 7 (0.12%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 6 (0.11%) Eloqua
11 5 (0.088%) Unica
12 4 (0.070%) Hyperion Planning
12 4 (0.070%) OpenCart
12 4 (0.070%) Oracle BPM
12 4 (0.070%) SDL Web 8
13 3 (0.053%) Dynamics GP
13 3 (0.053%) Maximo
13 3 (0.053%) SAP Hybris
14 2 (0.035%) Dynamics AX
14 2 (0.035%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1,087 (19.13%) Azure
2 813 (14.31%) AWS
3 346 (6.09%) SaaS
4 190 (3.34%) Serverless
5 151 (2.66%) GitHub
6 147 (2.59%) GCP
7 132 (2.32%) AWS Lambda
8 127 (2.24%) npm
9 90 (1.58%) Power Platform
10 84 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
11 70 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
12 60 (1.06%) PaaS
13 50 (0.88%) Office 365
14 48 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
15 43 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
16 41 (0.72%) IaaS
17 32 (0.56%) PowerApps
18 26 (0.46%) Amazon S3
19 22 (0.39%) Google Analytics
20 21 (0.37%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 114 (2.01%) HTTP
2 88 (1.55%) Skype
3 56 (0.99%) Internet
4 34 (0.60%) SSL
5 31 (0.55%) Network Security
6 21 (0.37%) VPN
7 20 (0.35%) TCP/IP
8 16 (0.28%) SNMP
9 13 (0.23%) Broadband
10 10 (0.18%) FTP
11 8 (0.14%) DNS
11 8 (0.14%) Firewall
11 8 (0.14%) LAN
11 8 (0.14%) RTP
11 8 (0.14%) SSH
11 8 (0.14%) WAN
11 8 (0.14%) Wireless
12 7 (0.12%) Ethernet
12 7 (0.12%) Intranet
13 6 (0.11%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,112 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 796 (14.01%) MySQL
3 368 (6.48%) NoSQL
4 306 (5.39%) MongoDB
5 261 (4.59%) Relational Database
6 179 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
7 111 (1.95%) Big Data
8 73 (1.28%) Redis
9 68 (1.20%) Azure SQL Database
9 68 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
9 68 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 68 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 54 (0.95%) Power BI
11 49 (0.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 34 (0.60%) Hadoop
13 32 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
14 27 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
15 26 (0.46%) Cosmos DB
16 22 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
16 22 (0.39%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1,150 (20.24%) Git (software)
2 255 (4.49%) Selenium
3 244 (4.30%) JIRA
4 237 (4.17%) Jenkins
5 218 (3.84%) webpack
6 182 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
7 173 (3.05%) Visual Studio
8 120 (2.11%) gulp
9 113 (1.99%) JUnit
10 104 (1.83%) Subversion
11 94 (1.65%) Cucumber
12 92 (1.62%) TeamCity
13 86 (1.51%) Maven
14 74 (1.30%) Bitbucket
15 66 (1.16%) Grunt
16 62 (1.09%) PHPUnit
17 59 (1.04%) Mockito
18 58 (1.02%) Cypress.io
19 57 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
20 51 (0.90%) SoapUI
General
1 469 (8.26%) Finance
2 224 (3.94%) Marketing
3 182 (3.20%) Retail
4 121 (2.13%) Public Sector
5 107 (1.88%) Games
6 95 (1.67%) Manufacturing
7 80 (1.41%) Telecoms
8 46 (0.81%) Electronics
9 39 (0.69%) Law
10 30 (0.53%) Banking
11 25 (0.44%) Advertising
11 25 (0.44%) Local Government
12 23 (0.40%) Aerospace
12 23 (0.40%) Automotive
12 23 (0.40%) Legal
13 20 (0.35%) Publishing
14 18 (0.32%) Back Office
15 12 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
16 10 (0.18%) Digital Economy
16 10 (0.18%) Police
Job Titles
1 4,205 (74.02%) Developer
2 806 (14.19%) Senior Developer
3 737 (12.97%) .NET Developer
4 694 (12.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 668 (11.76%) Software Developer
6 568 (10.00%) PHP Developer
7 511 (8.99%) Software Engineer
8 503 (8.85%) Full Stack Developer
9 477 (8.40%) C# Developer
10 434 (7.64%) JavaScript Developer
11 313 (5.51%) React Developer
12 312 (5.49%) Web Developer
13 305 (5.37%) Java Developer
14 275 (4.84%) C# .NET Developer
15 191 (3.36%) Lead Developer
16 176 (3.10%) Junior
17 173 (3.05%) Senior .NET Developer
18 167 (2.94%) Senior Software Engineer
19 164 (2.89%) .NET Software Developer
20 161 (2.83%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,023 (53.21%) HTML
2 2,844 (50.06%) CSS
3 1,993 (35.08%) .NET
4 1,682 (29.61%) AngularJS
5 1,595 (28.08%) React
6 1,071 (18.85%) Node.js
7 972 (17.11%) jQuery
8 929 (16.35%) ASP.NET
9 859 (15.12%) HTML5
10 783 (13.78%) Vue.js
11 710 (12.50%) .NET Core
12 686 (12.08%) REST
13 594 (10.46%) .NET Framework
14 544 (9.58%) Web Services
15 497 (8.75%) CSS3
16 474 (8.34%) RESTful
17 471 (8.29%) ASP.NET Web API
18 464 (8.17%) ASP.NET MVC
19 429 (7.55%) Laravel
20 399 (7.02%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 593 (10.44%) User Experience
2 379 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
3 349 (6.14%) Mobile App
4 221 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
5 164 (2.89%) Self-Motivation
6 103 (1.81%) Algorithms
7 84 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
8 76 (1.34%) Data Structures
9 48 (0.84%) Management Information System
10 30 (0.53%) NHS
10 30 (0.53%) N-Tier
11 29 (0.51%) Blog
11 29 (0.51%) Client/Server
11 29 (0.51%) Virtual Team
12 27 (0.48%) Linux Command Line
13 23 (0.40%) Social Media
14 22 (0.39%) Cloud Native
15 19 (0.33%) Life Science
16 18 (0.32%) Public Cloud
16 18 (0.32%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 529 (9.31%) Linux
2 238 (4.19%) Windows
3 182 (3.20%) Android
4 168 (2.96%) Apple iOS
5 55 (0.97%) Ubuntu
6 50 (0.88%) Windows Server
7 47 (0.83%) Unix
8 23 (0.40%) CentOS
9 14 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (0.16%) Debian
11 7 (0.12%) Mac OS
11 7 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (0.12%) Windows Server 2016
12 5 (0.088%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.070%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.053%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.018%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.018%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,280 (40.13%) Agile Software Development
2 1,279 (22.51%) MVC
3 1,033 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 909 (16.00%) Front End Development
5 899 (15.82%) DevOps
6 891 (15.68%) Web Development
7 730 (12.85%) TDD
8 698 (12.29%) Scrum
9 647 (11.39%) Microservices
10 559 (9.84%) Test Automation
11 501 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
12 470 (8.27%) OO
13 463 (8.15%) Unit Testing
14 436 (7.67%) Mentoring
15 425 (7.48%) Continuous Integration
16 409 (7.20%) OOP
17 377 (6.64%) E-Commerce
18 330 (5.81%) SDLC
19 275 (4.84%) BDD
20 259 (4.56%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 2,106 (37.07%) C#
2 1,471 (25.89%) SQL
3 1,078 (18.98%) PHP
4 1,013 (17.83%) Java
5 816 (14.36%) Python
6 802 (14.12%) TypeScript
7 258 (4.54%) C++
8 240 (4.22%) ES6
9 230 (4.05%) T-SQL
10 123 (2.17%) Ruby
11 116 (2.04%) C
12 101 (1.78%) Java 8
13 88 (1.55%) VB.NET
14 84 (1.48%) PowerShell
15 80 (1.41%) Go
16 67 (1.18%) Apple Swift
17 60 (1.06%) Objective-C
18 56 (0.99%) PL/SQL
19 50 (0.88%) Bash Shell
20 38 (0.67%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 544 (9.58%) Degree
2 156 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 155 (2.73%) Security Cleared
4 117 (2.06%) SC Cleared
5 35 (0.62%) Numerate Degree
6 28 (0.49%) ISTQB
7 27 (0.48%) DV Cleared
8 22 (0.39%) ISEB
9 16 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
10 10 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (0.16%) PhD
12 8 (0.14%) TOGAF Certification
13 7 (0.12%) AWS Certification
13 7 (0.12%) DBS Check
14 5 (0.088%) MCPD
15 4 (0.070%) HNC
15 4 (0.070%) HND
16 3 (0.053%) Master's Degree
16 3 (0.053%) MCSD
16 3 (0.053%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 300 (5.28%) QA
2 21 (0.37%) GDPR
3 12 (0.21%) SLA
4 9 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.11%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.11%) WCAG
6 4 (0.070%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.053%) PMO
8 2 (0.035%) NCSC
9 1 (0.018%) COBIT
9 1 (0.018%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.018%) HL7
9 1 (0.018%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.018%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.018%) NIST
System Software
1 651 (11.46%) Docker
2 26 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (0.37%) vSphere
4 7 (0.12%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.12%) Squid
5 6 (0.11%) Firmware
5 6 (0.11%) LXC
6 5 (0.088%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (0.070%) Ceph
7 4 (0.070%) Gluster
7 4 (0.070%) GlusterFS
7 4 (0.070%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.070%) Xen
8 3 (0.053%) HDFS
8 3 (0.053%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.053%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.018%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (0.018%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 323 (5.69%) Kubernetes
2 125 (2.20%) Ansible
3 110 (1.94%) Terraform
4 50 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
5 47 (0.83%) Puppet
6 22 (0.39%) Grafana
7 16 (0.28%) cPanel
7 16 (0.28%) HP UCMDB
7 16 (0.28%) Kibana
8 11 (0.19%) NetIQ Identity Manager
9 10 (0.18%) Prometheus
10 8 (0.14%) MIIS
10 8 (0.14%) vRealize
11 7 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
12 4 (0.070%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
12 4 (0.070%) Proxmox
13 3 (0.053%) Capistrano
13 3 (0.053%) logstash
13 3 (0.053%) Plesk
14 2 (0.035%) Fluentd
Vendors
1 645 (11.35%) Microsoft
2 163 (2.87%) Zend
3 160 (2.82%) Oracle
4 125 (2.20%) Google
5 91 (1.60%) Xamarin
6 88 (1.55%) Adobe
7 62 (1.09%) SAP
8 55 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
9 49 (0.86%) VMware
10 42 (0.74%) Sitecore
11 36 (0.63%) ServiceNow
12 35 (0.62%) Atlassian
13 29 (0.51%) IBM
13 29 (0.51%) Remedy
14 22 (0.39%) Splunk
15 17 (0.30%) Apple
16 16 (0.28%) BMC
16 16 (0.28%) HP
17 14 (0.25%) Sage
18 13 (0.23%) Hitachi