Period
to 6 July 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 6 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
6 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 3 5 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 0
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 8,486 14,835 20,098
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 19.40% 17.59% 19.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.58% 33.14% 35.01%
Number of salaries quoted 7,936 13,575 18,847
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,146
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.30% +7.87%
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,800 £62,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 23,852 44,758 57,409
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 54.53% 53.07% 56.34%
Number of salaries quoted 19,618 36,008 48,349
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +1 2,874 £50,000 +5.26% 329
North of England +2 2,114 £45,000 +5.88% 436
South West 0 1,144 £45,000 +5.88% 182
North West +1 1,097 £47,500 +5.56% 246
Midlands -1 992 £45,000 +12.50% 262
Yorkshire +2 820 £45,000 +6.82% 140
West Midlands +4 598 £45,000 +12.50% 162
Scotland +2 562 £45,000 +5.88% 48
East of England -2 520 £47,500 - 144
East Midlands +1 391 £42,500 +6.25% 99
Wales -3 201 £40,000 +6.67% 35
North East +3 198 £42,500 -4.49% 50
Northern Ireland +1 84 £50,000 +11.11% 15
Channel Islands +1 7 £65,000 +73.33%
South Coast - 2 - -
Isle of Man +5 1 - -
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 4,505 (53.09%) HTML
2 4,204 (49.54%) CSS
3 3,707 (43.68%) Agile Software Development
4 3,462 (40.80%) C#
5 3,241 (38.19%) .NET
6 2,740 (32.29%) AngularJS
7 2,322 (27.36%) SQL
8 2,146 (25.29%) React
9 2,099 (24.73%) MVC
10 1,671 (19.69%) Azure
11 1,656 (19.51%) Java
12 1,630 (19.21%) Git (software)
13 1,597 (18.82%) ASP.NET
14 1,581 (18.63%) SQL Server
15 1,561 (18.40%) jQuery
16 1,540 (18.15%) Software Engineering
17 1,530 (18.03%) Node.js
18 1,516 (17.86%) PHP
19 1,446 (17.04%) Web Development
20 1,374 (16.19%) Front End Development
21 1,315 (15.50%) HTML5
22 1,202 (14.16%) TDD
23 1,200 (14.14%) DevOps
24 1,192 (14.05%) Python
25 1,187 (13.99%) AWS
26 1,124 (13.25%) MySQL
27 1,121 (13.21%) Scrum
28 1,021 (12.03%) Vue.js
29 998 (11.76%) Microsoft
30 978 (11.52%) Web Services

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
1 325 (3.83%) CMS
2 218 (2.57%) WordPress
3 186 (2.19%) Apache
4 147 (1.73%) IIS
5 144 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
6 116 (1.37%) SharePoint
7 106 (1.25%) Tomcat
8 76 (0.90%) Umbraco
9 75 (0.88%) Confluence
10 52 (0.61%) Drupal
10 52 (0.61%) nginx
11 50 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
12 39 (0.46%) Apache Spark
13 37 (0.44%) OpenStack
14 35 (0.41%) JBoss
15 31 (0.37%) EPiServer
16 27 (0.32%) NServiceBus
17 26 (0.31%) Apache Solr
17 26 (0.31%) SAS
18 25 (0.29%) Joomla!
Applications
1 87 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 85 (1.00%) Photoshop
3 68 (0.80%) Sketch
4 55 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
5 34 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
6 31 (0.37%) Zeplin
7 30 (0.35%) Adobe XD
7 30 (0.35%) InVision
8 19 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 13 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 13 (0.15%) MS Visio
10 9 (0.11%) UXPin
11 8 (0.094%) Chatbot
12 6 (0.071%) OmniGraffle
13 5 (0.059%) GIMP
14 4 (0.047%) Figma
14 4 (0.047%) Marvel
14 4 (0.047%) SPSS
15 3 (0.035%) Spreadsheet
16 2 (0.024%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 192 (2.26%) Magento
2 84 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 29 (0.34%) Shopify
4 26 (0.31%) NetSuite
5 24 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
6 23 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
7 9 (0.11%) SDL Web 8
8 8 (0.094%) Adobe Campaign
9 6 (0.071%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (0.071%) Eloqua
10 5 (0.059%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
10 5 (0.059%) OpenCart
11 4 (0.047%) assyst
11 4 (0.047%) Dynamics NAV
11 4 (0.047%) Oracle Applications
11 4 (0.047%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 3 (0.035%) Maximo
12 3 (0.035%) MIS ActiveH
13 2 (0.024%) SAP BPC
13 2 (0.024%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1,671 (19.69%) Azure
2 1,187 (13.99%) AWS
3 480 (5.66%) SaaS
4 270 (3.18%) Serverless
5 202 (2.38%) GCP
6 196 (2.31%) npm
7 150 (1.77%) AWS Lambda
7 150 (1.77%) GitHub
8 80 (0.94%) Power Platform
9 78 (0.92%) PaaS
10 75 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
11 73 (0.86%) Office 365
12 67 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
13 63 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
13 63 (0.74%) AWS CloudFormation
14 55 (0.65%) Amazon S3
15 34 (0.40%) IaaS
16 30 (0.35%) Google Analytics
17 29 (0.34%) PowerApps
18 27 (0.32%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 113 (1.33%) HTTP
2 111 (1.31%) Internet
3 64 (0.75%) Skype
4 51 (0.60%) TCP/IP
5 34 (0.40%) Network Security
6 27 (0.32%) Intranet
7 25 (0.29%) SSL
8 24 (0.28%) Wireless
9 23 (0.27%) DNS
10 22 (0.26%) VPN
11 19 (0.22%) Firewall
12 18 (0.21%) VoIP
13 15 (0.18%) LAN
13 15 (0.18%) WAN
14 13 (0.15%) DAB
14 13 (0.15%) SNMP
14 13 (0.15%) SSH
15 12 (0.14%) MQTT
16 11 (0.13%) Bluetooth
16 11 (0.13%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,581 (18.63%) SQL Server
2 1,124 (13.25%) MySQL
3 377 (4.44%) MongoDB
4 369 (4.35%) NoSQL
5 345 (4.07%) Relational Database
6 273 (3.22%) PostgreSQL
7 159 (1.87%) Big Data
8 128 (1.51%) Redis
9 106 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 95 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 76 (0.90%) Hadoop
12 72 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 67 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
14 66 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
14 66 (0.78%) Power BI
15 60 (0.71%) RDBMS
16 49 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
17 39 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
18 31 (0.37%) GIS
18 31 (0.37%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1,630 (19.21%) Git (software)
2 432 (5.09%) Jenkins
3 381 (4.49%) webpack
4 361 (4.25%) JIRA
5 358 (4.22%) Selenium
6 357 (4.21%) Visual Studio
7 241 (2.84%) gulp
8 240 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
9 206 (2.43%) Subversion
10 167 (1.97%) Cucumber
10 167 (1.97%) Maven
11 154 (1.81%) Grunt
12 121 (1.43%) JUnit
13 106 (1.25%) Bitbucket
14 100 (1.18%) NUnit
15 88 (1.04%) Jasmine
16 77 (0.91%) PHPUnit
17 74 (0.87%) TeamCity
18 70 (0.82%) Mocha
19 69 (0.81%) SpecFlow
General
1 794 (9.36%) Finance
2 389 (4.58%) Retail
3 300 (3.54%) Marketing
4 164 (1.93%) Games
5 152 (1.79%) Manufacturing
6 109 (1.28%) Public Sector
7 100 (1.18%) Banking
7 100 (1.18%) Law
8 82 (0.97%) Telecoms
9 72 (0.85%) Legal
10 62 (0.73%) Electronics
11 51 (0.60%) Automotive
12 45 (0.53%) Aerospace
13 41 (0.48%) Advertising
14 29 (0.34%) Publishing
15 25 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
16 24 (0.28%) Financial Institution
16 24 (0.28%) Local Government
17 23 (0.27%) Police
18 22 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 6,343 (74.75%) Developer
2 1,271 (14.98%) .NET Developer
3 1,132 (13.34%) Software Developer
4 1,119 (13.19%) Senior Developer
5 1,078 (12.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 858 (10.11%) C# Developer
7 773 (9.11%) JavaScript Developer
8 760 (8.96%) Software Engineer
9 742 (8.74%) PHP Developer
10 682 (8.04%) Full Stack Developer
11 547 (6.45%) Web Developer
12 495 (5.83%) C# .NET Developer
13 449 (5.29%) Java Developer
14 394 (4.64%) React Developer
15 327 (3.85%) Junior
16 290 (3.42%) Lead Developer
17 277 (3.26%) .NET Software Developer
18 274 (3.23%) Senior .NET Developer
19 269 (3.17%) Junior Developer
20 261 (3.08%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,505 (53.09%) HTML
2 4,204 (49.54%) CSS
3 3,241 (38.19%) .NET
4 2,740 (32.29%) AngularJS
5 2,146 (25.29%) React
6 1,597 (18.82%) ASP.NET
7 1,561 (18.40%) jQuery
8 1,530 (18.03%) Node.js
9 1,315 (15.50%) HTML5
10 1,021 (12.03%) Vue.js
11 978 (11.52%) Web Services
12 936 (11.03%) .NET Core
13 905 (10.66%) .NET Framework
14 865 (10.19%) REST
15 796 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
16 717 (8.45%) RESTful
17 702 (8.27%) CSS3
18 662 (7.80%) Sass
19 629 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
20 564 (6.65%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 876 (10.32%) User Experience
2 657 (7.74%) Greenfield Project
3 520 (6.13%) Mobile App
4 363 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
5 214 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
6 177 (2.09%) Enterprise Software
7 107 (1.26%) Algorithms
8 98 (1.15%) Data Structures
9 55 (0.65%) Cloud Native
10 44 (0.52%) Linux Command Line
11 43 (0.51%) N-Tier
11 43 (0.51%) Virtual Team
12 39 (0.46%) Life Science
13 36 (0.42%) Management Information System
14 34 (0.40%) Public Cloud
14 34 (0.40%) Smartphone
15 31 (0.37%) NHS
16 29 (0.34%) Blog
17 27 (0.32%) Driving Licence
17 27 (0.32%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 864 (10.18%) Linux
2 448 (5.28%) Windows
3 275 (3.24%) Android
4 243 (2.86%) Apple iOS
5 145 (1.71%) Unix
6 84 (0.99%) Windows Server
7 64 (0.75%) Ubuntu
8 49 (0.58%) CentOS
9 31 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 25 (0.29%) Windows Server 2016
11 21 (0.25%) Debian
12 20 (0.24%) Mac OS
13 10 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (0.11%) Mac OS X
15 8 (0.094%) Windows 10
15 8 (0.094%) Windows Server 2008
16 6 (0.071%) Embedded Linux
17 5 (0.059%) Windows 7
18 4 (0.047%) VMS
18 4 (0.047%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,707 (43.68%) Agile Software Development
2 2,099 (24.73%) MVC
3 1,540 (18.15%) Software Engineering
4 1,446 (17.04%) Web Development
5 1,374 (16.19%) Front End Development
6 1,202 (14.16%) TDD
7 1,200 (14.14%) DevOps
8 1,121 (13.21%) Scrum
9 900 (10.61%) Test Automation
10 781 (9.20%) Problem-Solving
11 746 (8.79%) Microservices
12 701 (8.26%) OO
13 623 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
14 611 (7.20%) Unit Testing
15 607 (7.15%) Mentoring
16 573 (6.75%) OOP
17 523 (6.16%) BDD
18 492 (5.80%) E-Commerce
19 472 (5.56%) SDLC
20 409 (4.82%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 3,462 (40.80%) C#
2 2,322 (27.36%) SQL
3 1,656 (19.51%) Java
4 1,516 (17.86%) PHP
5 1,192 (14.05%) Python
6 921 (10.85%) TypeScript
7 422 (4.97%) C++
8 414 (4.88%) ES6
9 369 (4.35%) T-SQL
10 281 (3.31%) Ruby
11 222 (2.62%) VB.NET
12 211 (2.49%) C
13 142 (1.67%) Go
14 137 (1.61%) PowerShell
15 133 (1.57%) Java 8
16 126 (1.48%) Objective-C
17 114 (1.34%) Bash Shell
18 103 (1.21%) Apple Swift
19 94 (1.11%) Scala
20 83 (0.98%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 834 (9.83%) Degree
2 241 (2.84%) Security Cleared
3 234 (2.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 130 (1.53%) SC Cleared
5 73 (0.86%) DV Cleared
6 68 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
7 47 (0.55%) ISTQB
8 32 (0.38%) ISEB
9 29 (0.34%) AWS Certification
10 19 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
11 14 (0.16%) DBS Check
12 13 (0.15%) Master's Degree
13 10 (0.12%) Analytics IQ
13 10 (0.12%) HND
13 10 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 10 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (0.094%) ISEB Practitioner
14 8 (0.094%) MCSD
14 8 (0.094%) Postgraduate
15 7 (0.082%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 487 (5.74%) QA
2 38 (0.45%) GDPR
3 19 (0.22%) WCAG
4 14 (0.16%) Data Quality
5 13 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (0.14%) SLA
7 10 (0.12%) PCI DSS
8 8 (0.094%) PMO
9 4 (0.047%) ISO 13485
9 4 (0.047%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.035%) COBIT
10 3 (0.035%) NIST
11 1 (0.012%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.012%) HL7
11 1 (0.012%) ISO 9000
11 1 (0.012%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.012%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.012%) SEPA
11 1 (0.012%) WAI
System Software
1 901 (10.62%) Docker
2 46 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (0.35%) vSphere
4 29 (0.34%) Active Directory
5 22 (0.26%) Firmware
6 17 (0.20%) Hyper-V
7 14 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (0.094%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 8 (0.094%) Squid
8 8 (0.094%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.082%) Xen
10 6 (0.071%) LXC
11 5 (0.059%) HDFS
11 5 (0.059%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (0.059%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 4 (0.047%) ISA Server
13 3 (0.035%) VirtualBox
14 2 (0.024%) Gluster
14 2 (0.024%) GlusterFS
14 2 (0.024%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 421 (4.96%) Kubernetes
2 163 (1.92%) Ansible
3 141 (1.66%) Terraform
4 83 (0.98%) Puppet
5 67 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
6 32 (0.38%) Kibana
7 20 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
8 17 (0.20%) logstash
9 13 (0.15%) Grafana
9 13 (0.15%) NetIQ Identity Manager
10 12 (0.14%) cPanel
10 12 (0.14%) HP UCMDB
10 12 (0.14%) Salt
11 9 (0.11%) Packer
12 7 (0.082%) CA Service Virtualization
13 6 (0.071%) HP Quality Center
13 6 (0.071%) SCCM
14 5 (0.059%) Docker Swarm
14 5 (0.059%) Tivoli
14 5 (0.059%) vRealize
Vendors
1 998 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 317 (3.74%) Oracle
3 262 (3.09%) Google
4 173 (2.04%) Zend
5 154 (1.81%) Xamarin
6 129 (1.52%) Adobe
7 96 (1.13%) Atlassian
8 79 (0.93%) SAP
9 75 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
9 75 (0.88%) Sitecore
10 72 (0.85%) VMware
11 56 (0.66%) IBM
12 38 (0.45%) ServiceNow
13 29 (0.34%) Remedy
14 26 (0.31%) Red Hat
15 23 (0.27%) DevExpress
15 23 (0.27%) Splunk
16 20 (0.24%) Sage
17 19 (0.22%) BMC
17 19 (0.22%) Telerik