Period
to 15 April 2021

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 15 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
15 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 4 4 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 9,121 11,893 15,537
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 19.61% 18.94% 18.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.71% 35.36% 34.48%
Number of salaries quoted 7,808 10,171 13,058
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £58,750 £56,250 £55,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 24,843 33,638 45,058
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 53.42% 53.57% 53.60%
Number of salaries quoted 20,303 28,040 36,739
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% +2.27%
75th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 15 April 2021.

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 15 April 2021. 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 2,607 £50,000 +5.26% 490
North of England -1 2,206 £47,500 +5.56% 736
South West 0 1,491 £45,000 +0.02% 298
Midlands +2 1,304 £45,000 +5.88% 485
North West +3 1,094 £47,500 - 420
Yorkshire 0 955 £47,500 +11.76% 242
West Midlands +2 781 £47,500 +5.56% 281
Scotland 0 679 £47,500 +5.56% 130
East of England +2 516 £47,500 +2.91% 196
East Midlands 0 516 £42,250 -0.59% 201
Wales 0 189 £42,500 +6.25% 91
North East -6 159 £42,000 -2.33% 74
Northern Ireland -1 115 £40,000 -20.00% 28
Isle of Man +2 26 £49,500 -6.60%
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 15 April 2021, 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 4,885 (53.56%) HTML
2 4,694 (51.46%) CSS
3 3,728 (40.87%) Agile Software Development
4 3,501 (38.38%) C#
5 2,917 (31.98%) .NET
6 2,667 (29.24%) React
7 2,587 (28.36%) SQL
8 2,572 (28.20%) AngularJS
9 2,193 (24.04%) Azure
10 1,998 (21.91%) PHP
11 1,974 (21.64%) Java
12 1,831 (20.07%) MVC
13 1,821 (19.96%) Git (software)
14 1,751 (19.20%) Node.js
15 1,652 (18.11%) Software Engineering
16 1,619 (17.75%) Front End Development
17 1,553 (17.03%) SQL Server
18 1,540 (16.88%) HTML5
19 1,512 (16.58%) AWS
20 1,507 (16.52%) DevOps
21 1,481 (16.24%) jQuery
22 1,469 (16.11%) Python
23 1,465 (16.06%) Vue.js
24 1,384 (15.17%) Web Development
25 1,376 (15.09%) MySQL
26 1,369 (15.01%) Docker
27 1,359 (14.90%) TypeScript
28 1,285 (14.09%) ASP.NET
29 1,242 (13.62%) Scrum
30 1,192 (13.07%) .NET Core

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
1 431 (4.73%) CMS
2 254 (2.78%) WordPress
3 170 (1.86%) Apache
4 151 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
5 137 (1.50%) IIS
6 126 (1.38%) Confluence
7 123 (1.35%) Umbraco
8 101 (1.11%) EPiServer
9 87 (0.95%) Sitecore CMS
10 77 (0.84%) nginx
11 75 (0.82%) SharePoint
12 67 (0.73%) Tomcat
13 63 (0.69%) Drupal
14 58 (0.64%) Apache Spark
15 53 (0.58%) NServiceBus
16 52 (0.57%) Kentico
17 50 (0.55%) JBoss
18 23 (0.25%) Apache Solr
18 23 (0.25%) WebLogic
19 20 (0.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 86 (0.94%) Photoshop
2 70 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
3 52 (0.57%) Sketch
4 47 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
5 35 (0.38%) InVision
5 35 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
6 28 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 24 (0.26%) Figma
8 22 (0.24%) Adobe XD
9 17 (0.19%) MS Visio
10 16 (0.18%) Zeplin
11 14 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 13 (0.14%) Chatbot
13 6 (0.066%) InDesign
14 5 (0.055%) GIMP
14 5 (0.055%) UXPin
15 4 (0.044%) InfoPath
15 4 (0.044%) Inkscape
15 4 (0.044%) Spreadsheet
16 3 (0.033%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 137 (1.50%) Magento
2 80 (0.88%) Shopify
3 47 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 43 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
5 25 (0.27%) NetSuite
6 23 (0.25%) nopCommerce
7 8 (0.088%) Dynamics AX
8 6 (0.066%) Hyperion Planning
8 6 (0.066%) OpenCart
8 6 (0.066%) Remedy ITSM
9 5 (0.055%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 5 (0.055%) WebTrends
10 4 (0.044%) Adobe Campaign
10 4 (0.044%) Maximo
10 4 (0.044%) Oracle ERP
10 4 (0.044%) Sentinel
11 3 (0.033%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 2 (0.022%) Odoo
12 2 (0.022%) Oracle BPM
12 2 (0.022%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 2,193 (24.04%) Azure
2 1,512 (16.58%) AWS
3 653 (7.16%) SaaS
4 480 (5.26%) GCP
5 214 (2.35%) Serverless
6 201 (2.20%) GitHub
7 149 (1.63%) npm
8 134 (1.47%) AWS Lambda
9 112 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
10 106 (1.16%) PaaS
11 97 (1.06%) Power Platform
12 67 (0.73%) Dynamics 365
13 63 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
14 61 (0.67%) Google Analytics
15 60 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
16 58 (0.64%) IaaS
17 55 (0.60%) Datadog
18 54 (0.59%) Pulumi
19 51 (0.56%) Yarn
20 50 (0.55%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 172 (1.89%) HTTP
2 123 (1.35%) Internet
3 38 (0.42%) Skype
4 26 (0.29%) SSL
5 24 (0.26%) DNS
5 24 (0.26%) Wireless
6 22 (0.24%) FTP
7 20 (0.22%) SSH
8 19 (0.21%) Firewall
8 19 (0.21%) Intranet
9 18 (0.20%) SNMP
10 17 (0.19%) Network Security
11 15 (0.16%) VPN
12 14 (0.15%) TCP/IP
13 11 (0.12%) SMTP
14 10 (0.11%) HTTPS
15 7 (0.077%) Bluetooth
15 7 (0.077%) Broadband
16 6 (0.066%) SMS
16 6 (0.066%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,553 (17.03%) SQL Server
2 1,376 (15.09%) MySQL
3 590 (6.47%) NoSQL
4 582 (6.38%) MongoDB
5 410 (4.50%) PostgreSQL
6 371 (4.07%) Relational Database
7 183 (2.01%) Redis
8 161 (1.77%) Big Data
9 135 (1.48%) Azure SQL Database
10 97 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 91 (1.00%) MariaDB
12 86 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 77 (0.84%) Cosmos DB
14 67 (0.73%) Power BI
15 62 (0.68%) Hadoop
16 61 (0.67%) Oracle Database
17 58 (0.64%) RDBMS
18 55 (0.60%) Amazon RDS
19 48 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
20 47 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1,821 (19.96%) Git (software)
2 487 (5.34%) Jenkins
3 405 (4.44%) JIRA
4 323 (3.54%) Selenium
5 274 (3.00%) Visual Studio
6 260 (2.85%) webpack
7 205 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 197 (2.16%) gulp
9 155 (1.70%) Cucumber
10 136 (1.49%) Cypress.io
11 134 (1.47%) TeamCity
12 128 (1.40%) Maven
13 115 (1.26%) JUnit
14 113 (1.24%) Subversion
15 107 (1.17%) Grunt
16 100 (1.10%) Bitbucket
17 95 (1.04%) Octopus Deploy
18 85 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
19 81 (0.89%) NUnit
20 80 (0.88%) Gradle
General
1 815 (8.94%) Finance
2 414 (4.54%) Marketing
3 333 (3.65%) Retail
4 278 (3.05%) Games
5 261 (2.86%) Public Sector
6 177 (1.94%) Law
7 152 (1.67%) Manufacturing
8 150 (1.64%) Telecoms
9 97 (1.06%) Banking
10 91 (1.00%) Electronics
11 83 (0.91%) Automotive
12 79 (0.87%) Multimedia
13 49 (0.54%) Back Office
13 49 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
14 41 (0.45%) Publishing
15 39 (0.43%) Advertising
16 38 (0.42%) Legal
17 36 (0.39%) Aerospace
17 36 (0.39%) Local Government
18 24 (0.26%) Police
Job Titles
1 6,877 (75.40%) Developer
2 1,375 (15.08%) Senior Developer
3 1,302 (14.27%) .NET Developer
4 1,156 (12.67%) Software Developer
5 1,060 (11.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 974 (10.68%) Full Stack Developer
7 937 (10.27%) PHP Developer
8 803 (8.80%) C# Developer
9 784 (8.60%) Software Engineer
10 783 (8.58%) JavaScript Developer
11 575 (6.30%) C# .NET Developer
12 558 (6.12%) Web Developer
13 548 (6.01%) React Developer
14 486 (5.33%) Java Developer
15 342 (3.75%) C# Software Developer
16 323 (3.54%) .NET Software Developer
16 323 (3.54%) Senior .NET Developer
17 304 (3.33%) Junior
18 295 (3.23%) Lead Developer
19 293 (3.21%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,885 (53.56%) HTML
2 4,694 (51.46%) CSS
3 2,917 (31.98%) .NET
4 2,667 (29.24%) React
5 2,572 (28.20%) AngularJS
6 1,751 (19.20%) Node.js
7 1,540 (16.88%) HTML5
8 1,481 (16.24%) jQuery
9 1,465 (16.06%) Vue.js
10 1,285 (14.09%) ASP.NET
11 1,192 (13.07%) .NET Core
12 970 (10.63%) CSS3
13 968 (10.61%) REST
14 822 (9.01%) RESTful
15 807 (8.85%) .NET Framework
16 765 (8.39%) Laravel
17 745 (8.17%) Web Services
18 635 (6.96%) Sass
19 572 (6.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 513 (5.62%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1,058 (11.60%) User Experience
2 675 (7.40%) Greenfield Project
3 483 (5.30%) Mobile App
4 407 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
5 250 (2.74%) Self-Motivation
6 197 (2.16%) Data Structures
7 194 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
8 133 (1.46%) Linux Command Line
9 91 (1.00%) Algorithms
10 79 (0.87%) NHS
11 63 (0.69%) Management Information System
12 61 (0.67%) N-Tier
12 61 (0.67%) Virtual Team
13 60 (0.66%) Public Cloud
14 49 (0.54%) Cloud Native
15 42 (0.46%) e-Learning
16 38 (0.42%) Data Centre
17 37 (0.41%) Smartphone
18 35 (0.38%) Graphic Design
19 30 (0.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 795 (8.72%) Linux
2 356 (3.90%) Windows
3 194 (2.13%) Apple iOS
4 193 (2.12%) Android
5 100 (1.10%) Unix
6 78 (0.86%) Ubuntu
7 73 (0.80%) Windows Server
8 20 (0.22%) CentOS
9 12 (0.13%) Debian
10 8 (0.088%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.066%) Mac OS
11 6 (0.066%) Windows Server 2016
12 5 (0.055%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.044%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.044%) Windows Server 2019
14 3 (0.033%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.033%) VMS
15 2 (0.022%) Fedora
15 2 (0.022%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.011%) Alpine Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,728 (40.87%) Agile Software Development
2 1,831 (20.07%) MVC
3 1,652 (18.11%) Software Engineering
4 1,619 (17.75%) Front End Development
5 1,507 (16.52%) DevOps
6 1,384 (15.17%) Web Development
7 1,242 (13.62%) Scrum
8 1,184 (12.98%) TDD
9 1,138 (12.48%) Microservices
10 806 (8.84%) Problem-Solving
11 787 (8.63%) OOP
12 769 (8.43%) OO
13 735 (8.06%) E-Commerce
14 717 (7.86%) Unit Testing
15 716 (7.85%) Mentoring
16 709 (7.77%) Test Automation
17 586 (6.42%) Computer Science
18 504 (5.53%) SDLC
19 495 (5.43%) Fintech
20 460 (5.04%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3,501 (38.38%) C#
2 2,587 (28.36%) SQL
3 1,998 (21.91%) PHP
4 1,974 (21.64%) Java
5 1,469 (16.11%) Python
6 1,359 (14.90%) TypeScript
7 405 (4.44%) ES6
8 376 (4.12%) Go
9 299 (3.28%) Ruby
10 281 (3.08%) T-SQL
11 272 (2.98%) C++
12 237 (2.60%) Java 8
13 188 (2.06%) Bash Shell
14 160 (1.75%) PowerShell
15 119 (1.30%) Scala
16 114 (1.25%) Kotlin
17 109 (1.20%) C
18 101 (1.11%) PHP 7
19 98 (1.07%) VB.NET
20 89 (0.98%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 939 (10.29%) Degree
2 348 (3.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 238 (2.61%) Security Cleared
4 184 (2.02%) SC Cleared
5 99 (1.09%) Oracle Certification
6 97 (1.06%) OCP
7 92 (1.01%) CIW
7 92 (1.01%) OCA
8 79 (0.87%) Numerate Degree
9 52 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 51 (0.56%) ISTQB
11 47 (0.52%) DV Cleared
12 40 (0.44%) Master's Degree
13 24 (0.26%) HND
14 22 (0.24%) HNC
15 20 (0.22%) PhD
16 18 (0.20%) ISEB
17 17 (0.19%) AWS Certification
17 17 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 10 (0.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 412 (4.52%) QA
2 38 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 28 (0.31%) SLA
4 25 (0.27%) GDPR
5 22 (0.24%) GRC
5 22 (0.24%) WCAG
6 17 (0.19%) Data Quality
7 15 (0.16%) WAI
8 11 (0.12%) PCI DSS
9 7 (0.077%) Actionable Recommendations
10 6 (0.066%) Good Clinical Practice
11 5 (0.055%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 4 (0.044%) CDISC
13 3 (0.033%) ISO 9001
13 3 (0.033%) PMO
14 1 (0.011%) IEC 61508
14 1 (0.011%) IEC 62304
14 1 (0.011%) ISO 13485
14 1 (0.011%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 1,369 (15.01%) Docker
2 31 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.14%) Active Directory
4 10 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (0.088%) Firmware
6 5 (0.055%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.055%) vSphere
7 3 (0.033%) KVM
8 2 (0.022%) HDFS
8 2 (0.022%) Varnish
9 1 (0.011%) Snort
9 1 (0.011%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.011%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 821 (9.00%) Kubernetes
2 337 (3.69%) Terraform
3 177 (1.94%) Ansible
4 112 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
5 82 (0.90%) Puppet
6 65 (0.71%) Grafana
7 62 (0.68%) Prometheus
8 28 (0.31%) Packer
9 15 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
10 12 (0.13%) MIIS
11 11 (0.12%) Kibana
12 8 (0.088%) HP Quality Center
13 7 (0.077%) HP Fortify
14 6 (0.066%) HP UCMDB
15 5 (0.055%) vRealize
16 4 (0.044%) Nagios
16 4 (0.044%) Rundeck
17 3 (0.033%) Hadoop YARN
17 3 (0.033%) SCCM
17 3 (0.033%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 961 (10.54%) Microsoft
2 449 (4.92%) Oracle
3 277 (3.04%) Google
4 178 (1.95%) Adobe
5 173 (1.90%) Zend
6 116 (1.27%) Sitecore
7 93 (1.02%) SAP
8 92 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
9 85 (0.93%) Xamarin
10 62 (0.68%) New Relic
11 58 (0.64%) VMware
12 55 (0.60%) Atlassian
13 51 (0.56%) SaltStack
14 42 (0.46%) WooCommerce
15 31 (0.34%) PagerDuty
16 30 (0.33%) IBM
17 23 (0.25%) Apple
17 23 (0.25%) HP
18 22 (0.24%) Blue Prism
19 21 (0.23%) Pega