Period
to

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 19 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 12 7 3
Rank change year-on-year -5 -4 +3
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 10,560 10,167 6,734
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 14.04% 16.93% 20.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.56% 33.63% 35.98%
Number of salaries quoted 6,486 7,963 5,829
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £58,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 33,464 30,236 18,716
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 44.49% 50.35% 55.88%
Number of salaries quoted 20,902 22,103 15,574
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £69,035 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,970 £75,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

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 19 August 2022.

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 19 August 2022. 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
Jobs
South East -6 2,962 £55,000 +10.00% 259
North of England -1 2,682 £55,000 +10.00% 411
South West -4 1,476 £52,500 +10.53% 191
Midlands -7 1,473 £55,000 +22.22% 248
North West -1 1,405 £55,000 +10.00% 216
Yorkshire 0 1,082 £52,500 +5.00% 133
West Midlands -9 934 £55,000 +15.79% 136
Scotland -2 860 £55,000 +15.79% 90
East of England -5 763 £50,000 - 118
East Midlands -2 535 £52,500 +16.67% 113
Wales +3 241 £52,500 +16.67% 24
North East +3 197 £48,000 +28.00% 62
Northern Ireland +1 166 £51,250 +28.13% 10
South Coast - 1 £70,000 -
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, 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 5,624 (53.26%) Agile
2 4,895 (46.35%) HTML
3 4,827 (45.71%) CSS
4 4,727 (44.76%) React
5 4,209 (39.86%) .NET
6 4,008 (37.95%) C#
7 3,652 (34.58%) Azure
8 3,562 (33.73%) SQL
9 3,515 (33.29%) Software Engineering
10 3,127 (29.61%) Java
11 2,902 (27.48%) AngularJS
12 2,889 (27.36%) Git (software)
13 2,700 (25.57%) Full Stack Development
14 2,616 (24.77%) AWS
15 2,552 (24.17%) DevOps
16 2,428 (22.99%) Social Skills
17 2,419 (22.91%) Node.js
18 2,394 (22.67%) MVC
19 2,071 (19.61%) Docker
20 2,064 (19.55%) Python
21 2,041 (19.33%) SQL Server
22 2,013 (19.06%) TypeScript
23 1,813 (17.17%) Web Development
24 1,786 (16.91%) ASP.NET
25 1,754 (16.61%) Microsoft
26 1,734 (16.42%) Finance
27 1,704 (16.14%) .NET Core
28 1,591 (15.07%) CI/CD
29 1,490 (14.11%) Front End Development
30 1,485 (14.06%) Degree

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
1 363 (3.44%) CMS
2 284 (2.69%) WordPress
3 267 (2.53%) Confluence
4 205 (1.94%) Apache
5 144 (1.36%) Umbraco
6 120 (1.14%) SharePoint
7 113 (1.07%) Drupal
8 96 (0.91%) IIS
9 79 (0.75%) Apache Spark
10 63 (0.60%) nginx
11 60 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
12 52 (0.49%) Tomcat
13 41 (0.39%) Joomla!
14 40 (0.38%) Headless CMS
14 40 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
15 27 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
16 26 (0.25%) EPiServer
17 23 (0.22%) JBoss
17 23 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
18 21 (0.20%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 117 (1.11%) Photoshop
2 116 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 99 (0.94%) Sketch
4 96 (0.91%) Adobe XD
5 77 (0.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 67 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
7 48 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
8 47 (0.45%) InVision
9 35 (0.33%) InDesign
10 31 (0.29%) Adobe After Effects
10 31 (0.29%) Maya
11 25 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
12 22 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 21 (0.20%) Marvel
14 16 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
15 13 (0.12%) MS Visio
16 8 (0.076%) Chatbot
17 5 (0.047%) UXPin
18 4 (0.038%) Zeplin
19 3 (0.028%) FileZilla
Business Applications
1 55 (0.52%) WebTrends
2 51 (0.48%) Magento
3 50 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 47 (0.45%) Academy Housing
5 40 (0.38%) Shopify
6 37 (0.35%) NetSuite
7 34 (0.32%) SessionCam
8 19 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
9 16 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
9 16 (0.15%) Maximo
10 4 (0.038%) Remedy ITSM
10 4 (0.038%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 3 (0.028%) Adobe Campaign
11 3 (0.028%) Odoo
11 3 (0.028%) ResourceLink
12 2 (0.019%) BigMachines
12 2 (0.019%) Dynamics AX
12 2 (0.019%) Eikon
12 2 (0.019%) Eloqua
12 2 (0.019%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 3,652 (34.58%) Azure
2 2,616 (24.77%) AWS
3 1,135 (10.75%) Serverless
4 1,130 (10.70%) Azure DevOps
5 728 (6.89%) GCP
6 579 (5.48%) SaaS
7 497 (4.71%) Azure Functions
8 489 (4.63%) Azure Service Bus
9 448 (4.24%) GitHub
10 294 (2.78%) AWS Lambda
11 182 (1.72%) Power Platform
12 179 (1.70%) npm
13 157 (1.49%) OpenShift
14 139 (1.32%) PaaS
15 128 (1.21%) Figma
16 123 (1.16%) Amazon S3
17 122 (1.16%) Amazon SQS
18 117 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
19 111 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
20 110 (1.04%) Cloud Functions
Communications & Networking
1 757 (7.17%) HTTP
2 597 (5.65%) SSL
3 209 (1.98%) Internet
4 113 (1.07%) Broadband
5 55 (0.52%) DNS
6 32 (0.30%) Wireless
7 23 (0.22%) 5G
7 23 (0.22%) Reverse Proxy
7 23 (0.22%) TCP/IP
8 18 (0.17%) HTTPS
8 18 (0.17%) VoIP
9 16 (0.15%) Intranet
10 15 (0.14%) Firewall
11 13 (0.12%) FTP
11 13 (0.12%) MQTT
11 13 (0.12%) Multicast
11 13 (0.12%) Unicast
11 13 (0.12%) VPN
12 11 (0.10%) AMQP
12 11 (0.10%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,041 (19.33%) SQL Server
2 1,148 (10.87%) NoSQL
3 1,058 (10.02%) MySQL
4 516 (4.89%) PostgreSQL
5 425 (4.02%) MongoDB
6 405 (3.84%) Relational Database
7 260 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
8 201 (1.90%) Redis
9 137 (1.30%) DynamoDB
10 124 (1.17%) Power BI
11 118 (1.12%) Big Data
12 84 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
13 78 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
14 76 (0.72%) BigQuery
15 73 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
16 72 (0.68%) RDBMS
17 68 (0.64%) Flink
17 68 (0.64%) MariaDB
18 51 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 47 (0.45%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2,889 (27.36%) Git (software)
2 838 (7.94%) JIRA
3 713 (6.75%) Jenkins
4 582 (5.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 412 (3.90%) Selenium
6 278 (2.63%) Cypress.io
7 260 (2.46%) Visual Studio
8 259 (2.45%) webpack
9 216 (2.05%) Subversion
10 208 (1.97%) Cucumber
11 186 (1.76%) Maven
12 177 (1.68%) GitLab
13 176 (1.67%) Postman
14 134 (1.27%) Bitbucket
14 134 (1.27%) Gradle
15 121 (1.15%) gulp
16 117 (1.11%) JUnit
17 114 (1.08%) TeamCity
18 101 (0.96%) Grunt
19 87 (0.82%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2,428 (22.99%) Social Skills
2 1,734 (16.42%) Finance
3 1,114 (10.55%) Marketing
4 640 (6.06%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 571 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
6 437 (4.14%) Manufacturing
7 427 (4.04%) Retail
8 294 (2.78%) Games
9 280 (2.65%) Public Sector
10 270 (2.56%) Banking
11 190 (1.80%) Legal
12 188 (1.78%) Law
13 173 (1.64%) Organisational Skills
14 172 (1.63%) Automotive
15 146 (1.38%) Telecoms
16 94 (0.89%) Electronics
17 92 (0.87%) Presentation Skills
18 78 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
19 72 (0.68%) Back Office
20 68 (0.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6,244 (59.13%) Developer
2 2,184 (20.68%) Software Engineer
3 1,374 (13.01%) Senior Developer
4 1,261 (11.94%) .NET Developer
5 1,167 (11.05%) Software Developer
6 993 (9.40%) Full Stack Developer
7 895 (8.48%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 564 (5.34%) React Developer
9 561 (5.31%) C# Developer
10 406 (3.84%) Senior .NET Developer
11 397 (3.76%) JavaScript Developer
12 359 (3.40%) Web Developer
13 358 (3.39%) Graduate
14 347 (3.29%) C# .NET Developer
15 345 (3.27%) PHP Developer
16 343 (3.25%) Java Developer
17 312 (2.95%) Senior Software Engineer
18 291 (2.76%) Lead Developer
19 270 (2.56%) .NET Software Developer
20 255 (2.41%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,895 (46.35%) HTML
2 4,827 (45.71%) CSS
3 4,727 (44.76%) React
4 4,209 (39.86%) .NET
5 2,902 (27.48%) AngularJS
6 2,419 (22.91%) Node.js
7 1,786 (16.91%) ASP.NET
8 1,704 (16.14%) .NET Core
9 1,458 (13.81%) jQuery
10 1,397 (13.23%) .NET Framework
11 1,366 (12.94%) Vue.js
12 1,110 (10.51%) HTML5
13 1,022 (9.68%) REST
14 873 (8.27%) Entity Framework
15 857 (8.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 835 (7.91%) RESTful
17 675 (6.39%) Web Services
18 669 (6.34%) CSS3
19 657 (6.22%) Ruby on Rails
20 654 (6.19%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1,165 (11.03%) User Experience
2 885 (8.38%) Greenfield Project
3 606 (5.74%) Mobile App
4 390 (3.69%) Self-Motivation
5 373 (3.53%) Data Structures
6 339 (3.21%) Algorithms
7 331 (3.13%) Cloud Native
8 200 (1.89%) Life Science
9 165 (1.56%) Cyberattack
10 152 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
11 133 (1.26%) Virtual Team
12 105 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
13 103 (0.98%) Social Media
14 96 (0.91%) IoT
15 95 (0.90%) Public Cloud
16 94 (0.89%) Blog
16 94 (0.89%) Cyber Defence
17 93 (0.88%) Low-Code
18 89 (0.84%) NHS
19 79 (0.75%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 880 (8.33%) Android
2 849 (8.04%) Linux
3 788 (7.46%) Apple iOS
4 455 (4.31%) Windows
5 237 (2.24%) Unix
6 130 (1.23%) Ubuntu
7 61 (0.58%) Debian
8 58 (0.55%) Windows Server
9 32 (0.30%) CentOS
10 28 (0.27%) Mac OS
11 24 (0.23%) VMS
12 18 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (0.15%) Windows Server 2019
14 15 (0.14%) Windows Server 2016
15 14 (0.13%) Windows Phone
16 9 (0.085%) OpenVMS
17 8 (0.076%) Scientific Linux
18 7 (0.066%) Kali Linux
19 5 (0.047%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,624 (53.26%) Agile
2 3,515 (33.29%) Software Engineering
3 2,700 (25.57%) Full Stack Development
4 2,552 (24.17%) DevOps
5 2,394 (22.67%) MVC
6 1,813 (17.17%) Web Development
7 1,591 (15.07%) CI/CD
8 1,490 (14.11%) Front End Development
9 1,460 (13.83%) Scrum
10 1,410 (13.35%) Test Automation
11 1,286 (12.18%) Mentoring
12 1,275 (12.07%) TDD
13 1,211 (11.47%) Microservices
14 1,161 (10.99%) Problem-Solving
15 1,063 (10.07%) Computer Science
16 1,021 (9.67%) Unit Testing
17 812 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
18 768 (7.27%) SDLC
19 766 (7.25%) User Stories
20 717 (6.79%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4,008 (37.95%) C#
2 3,562 (33.73%) SQL
3 3,127 (29.61%) Java
4 2,064 (19.55%) Python
5 2,013 (19.06%) TypeScript
6 1,432 (13.56%) PHP
7 1,024 (9.70%) Go
8 991 (9.38%) Ruby
9 634 (6.00%) C++
10 491 (4.65%) ES6
11 373 (3.53%) T-SQL
12 306 (2.90%) C
13 262 (2.48%) Kotlin
14 257 (2.43%) PowerShell
15 212 (2.01%) Bash
16 157 (1.49%) Objective-C
17 138 (1.31%) Perl
18 136 (1.29%) Scala
19 118 (1.12%) VB.NET
20 105 (0.99%) VB
Qualifications
1 1,485 (14.06%) Degree
2 646 (6.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 562 (5.32%) Security Cleared
4 236 (2.23%) SC Cleared
5 130 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 105 (0.99%) AWS Certification
7 86 (0.81%) Azure Certification
8 79 (0.75%) ISTQB
9 62 (0.59%) Numerate Degree
10 55 (0.52%) Master's Degree
11 51 (0.48%) DBS Check
12 47 (0.45%) PhD
13 37 (0.35%) DV Cleared
14 28 (0.27%) ISEB
15 27 (0.26%) BPSS Clearance
16 17 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 15 (0.14%) MCPD
18 14 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
19 13 (0.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 12 (0.11%) AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 675 (6.39%) QA
2 496 (4.70%) Accessibility
3 71 (0.67%) GDPR
4 54 (0.51%) WCAG
5 38 (0.36%) SLA
6 35 (0.33%) WAI
7 26 (0.25%) Data Quality
8 24 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 24 (0.23%) PCI DSS
9 23 (0.22%) HL7
10 20 (0.19%) Def Stans
11 18 (0.17%) ISO 9001
12 16 (0.15%) MISRA
13 8 (0.076%) GLP
14 5 (0.047%) 21 CFR Part 11
15 4 (0.038%) GMP
15 4 (0.038%) IEC 61508
15 4 (0.038%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 3 (0.028%) DICOM
16 3 (0.028%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2,071 (19.61%) Docker
2 71 (0.67%) Active Directory
3 26 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
4 20 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (0.12%) LXC
6 10 (0.095%) Lustre
7 8 (0.076%) Slurm Workload Manager
8 7 (0.066%) Firmware
9 6 (0.057%) Ceph
10 5 (0.047%) Snort
11 4 (0.038%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 4 (0.038%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.038%) XenApp
11 4 (0.038%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.028%) Hyper-V
12 3 (0.028%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.028%) vCloud
13 2 (0.019%) NFS
13 2 (0.019%) vSphere
13 2 (0.019%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1,093 (10.35%) Kubernetes
2 783 (7.41%) Terraform
3 154 (1.46%) Ansible
4 55 (0.52%) Grafana
5 53 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
6 40 (0.38%) Prometheus
7 39 (0.37%) Istio
8 30 (0.28%) Puppet
9 24 (0.23%) Docker Swarm
10 20 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
11 18 (0.17%) Proxmox
12 17 (0.16%) HP Fortify
13 16 (0.15%) Kibana
14 13 (0.12%) Packer
15 12 (0.11%) Bugsnag
16 11 (0.10%) ZABBIX
17 10 (0.095%) SCCM
18 9 (0.085%) Plesk
19 8 (0.076%) Active Directory Federation Services
20 7 (0.066%) Opsview
Vendors
1 1,754 (16.61%) Microsoft
2 656 (6.21%) Google
3 523 (4.95%) Xamarin
4 257 (2.43%) Oracle
5 243 (2.30%) Adobe
6 127 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
7 106 (1.00%) Zend
8 91 (0.86%) SAP
9 86 (0.81%) IBM
10 70 (0.66%) ServiceNow
11 69 (0.65%) Sun
12 53 (0.50%) Red Hat
13 52 (0.49%) Sitecore
14 49 (0.46%) VMware
15 45 (0.43%) MuleSoft
16 40 (0.38%) Hotjar
17 39 (0.37%) Cadence
17 39 (0.37%) Tealium
18 37 (0.35%) Apple
19 36 (0.34%) Facebook