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

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 3 5 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 0
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 7,471 13,106 15,541
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 21.17% 18.33% 18.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.07% 34.59% 34.06%
Number of salaries quoted 7,948 12,223 14,467
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,500
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 20,153 37,887 45,624
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 57.11% 52.98% 53.96%
Number of salaries quoted 16,940 31,436 37,904
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £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 January 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 January 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 0 2,157 £50,000 +11.11% 434
North of England +2 1,914 £47,500 +5.56% 670
South West 0 1,094 £46,000 +2.22% 280
Midlands 0 1,031 £45,000 +5.88% 368
North West +2 975 £45,000 - 390
Yorkshire +2 749 £47,500 +11.76% 216
West Midlands +2 641 £45,000 - 225
Scotland 0 542 £45,000 - 135
East of England +5 509 £47,500 -5.00% 181
East Midlands -1 388 £45,000 +12.50% 142
North East +2 189 £47,500 +9.20% 65
Wales -1 150 £43,500 -3.33% 53
Northern Ireland -2 77 £40,000 -20.00% 36
Isle of Man 0 11 £49,500 -6.60% 2
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 15 January 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 4,089 (54.73%) HTML
2 3,886 (52.01%) CSS
3 3,006 (40.24%) Agile Software Development
4 2,780 (37.21%) C#
5 2,442 (32.69%) .NET
6 2,093 (28.01%) React
7 2,085 (27.91%) AngularJS
8 2,020 (27.04%) SQL
9 1,688 (22.59%) Azure
10 1,522 (20.37%) Git (software)
11 1,517 (20.31%) PHP
12 1,501 (20.09%) Java
13 1,495 (20.01%) MVC
14 1,431 (19.15%) Node.js
15 1,324 (17.72%) Front End Development
16 1,290 (17.27%) SQL Server
17 1,284 (17.19%) Software Engineering
18 1,238 (16.57%) HTML5
19 1,207 (16.16%) jQuery
20 1,178 (15.77%) DevOps
21 1,167 (15.62%) AWS
22 1,151 (15.41%) TypeScript
23 1,139 (15.25%) MySQL
24 1,133 (15.17%) Python
25 1,128 (15.10%) Vue.js
26 1,092 (14.62%) Web Development
27 1,078 (14.43%) ASP.NET
28 989 (13.24%) TDD
29 985 (13.18%) .NET Core
30 945 (12.65%) 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
1 350 (4.68%) CMS
2 267 (3.57%) WordPress
3 134 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
4 131 (1.75%) Apache
5 104 (1.39%) IIS
6 98 (1.31%) Confluence
7 91 (1.22%) Umbraco
8 77 (1.03%) SharePoint
9 74 (0.99%) Drupal
9 74 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
10 67 (0.90%) NServiceBus
11 57 (0.76%) EPiServer
12 50 (0.67%) nginx
12 50 (0.67%) Tomcat
13 47 (0.63%) Kentico
14 37 (0.50%) JBoss
15 30 (0.40%) Joomla!
16 29 (0.39%) Apache Spark
17 22 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
18 21 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 83 (1.11%) Photoshop
2 43 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
3 41 (0.55%) Sketch
4 33 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 32 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
6 31 (0.41%) Figma
7 28 (0.37%) InVision
7 28 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
8 25 (0.33%) Adobe XD
9 13 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 13 (0.17%) Zeplin
10 12 (0.16%) MS Visio
11 11 (0.15%) Chatbot
12 4 (0.054%) GIMP
13 2 (0.027%) Microsoft Project
13 2 (0.027%) Moqups
13 2 (0.027%) OmniGraffle
13 2 (0.027%) Spreadsheet
13 2 (0.027%) UXPin
14 1 (0.013%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 163 (2.18%) Magento
2 82 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 74 (0.99%) Shopify
4 37 (0.50%) Payment Gateway
5 21 (0.28%) nopCommerce
6 20 (0.27%) NetSuite
7 13 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 10 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
9 8 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
10 7 (0.094%) Hyperion Planning
10 7 (0.094%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
11 6 (0.080%) OpenCart
11 6 (0.080%) Oracle BPM
12 5 (0.067%) SAP Hybris
12 5 (0.067%) Unica
13 4 (0.054%) Maximo
14 3 (0.040%) Dynamics GP
14 3 (0.040%) Odoo
14 3 (0.040%) SAP S/4HANA
15 2 (0.027%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1,688 (22.59%) Azure
2 1,167 (15.62%) AWS
3 524 (7.01%) SaaS
4 288 (3.85%) GCP
5 207 (2.77%) Serverless
6 166 (2.22%) GitHub
7 133 (1.78%) AWS Lambda
8 116 (1.55%) npm
9 104 (1.39%) PaaS
10 90 (1.20%) Power Platform
11 86 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
12 78 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
13 76 (1.02%) IaaS
14 69 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
15 60 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
16 47 (0.63%) Google Analytics
17 39 (0.52%) Datadog
18 36 (0.48%) Yarn
19 35 (0.47%) Amazon ECS
19 35 (0.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 163 (2.18%) HTTP
2 71 (0.95%) Internet
3 55 (0.74%) Skype
4 27 (0.36%) Network Security
5 17 (0.23%) SSL
6 16 (0.21%) TCP/IP
7 14 (0.19%) Broadband
7 14 (0.19%) SNMP
8 13 (0.17%) VPN
9 12 (0.16%) FTP
10 11 (0.15%) Firewall
10 11 (0.15%) Intranet
10 11 (0.15%) Wireless
11 9 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (0.11%) DNS
12 8 (0.11%) Ethernet
12 8 (0.11%) RTP
12 8 (0.11%) SSH
13 7 (0.094%) Bluetooth
13 7 (0.094%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,290 (17.27%) SQL Server
2 1,139 (15.25%) MySQL
3 510 (6.83%) NoSQL
4 440 (5.89%) MongoDB
5 400 (5.35%) Relational Database
6 346 (4.63%) PostgreSQL
7 151 (2.02%) Big Data
8 134 (1.79%) Redis
9 100 (1.34%) Azure SQL Database
10 94 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 70 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 64 (0.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 63 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
14 62 (0.83%) Cosmos DB
15 55 (0.74%) Power BI
16 45 (0.60%) MariaDB
17 42 (0.56%) Hadoop
17 42 (0.56%) RDBMS
18 38 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
19 36 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1,522 (20.37%) Git (software)
2 372 (4.98%) Jenkins
3 324 (4.34%) Selenium
4 315 (4.22%) JIRA
5 237 (3.17%) webpack
6 212 (2.84%) Team Foundation Server
7 195 (2.61%) Visual Studio
8 171 (2.29%) gulp
9 160 (2.14%) JUnit
10 125 (1.67%) TeamCity
11 116 (1.55%) Cucumber
12 111 (1.49%) Maven
13 99 (1.33%) Bitbucket
14 96 (1.28%) Grunt
15 87 (1.16%) Cypress.io
16 80 (1.07%) Octopus Deploy
17 75 (1.00%) Mockito
18 70 (0.94%) PHPUnit
18 70 (0.94%) Visual Studio Team System
19 67 (0.90%) Jasmine
General
1 664 (8.89%) Finance
2 335 (4.48%) Marketing
3 239 (3.20%) Public Sector
4 225 (3.01%) Retail
5 127 (1.70%) Games
5 127 (1.70%) Telecoms
6 118 (1.58%) Law
7 114 (1.53%) Manufacturing
8 68 (0.91%) Electronics
9 54 (0.72%) Banking
10 45 (0.60%) Back Office
11 36 (0.48%) Automotive
12 30 (0.40%) Local Government
12 30 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
13 28 (0.37%) Advertising
13 28 (0.37%) Publishing
14 25 (0.33%) Multimedia
15 21 (0.28%) Legal
16 14 (0.19%) Aerospace
17 12 (0.16%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5,767 (77.19%) Developer
2 1,147 (15.35%) Senior Developer
3 985 (13.18%) .NET Developer
4 971 (13.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 894 (11.97%) Software Developer
6 827 (11.07%) Full Stack Developer
7 732 (9.80%) PHP Developer
8 632 (8.46%) C# Developer
9 630 (8.43%) Software Engineer
10 627 (8.39%) JavaScript Developer
11 476 (6.37%) React Developer
12 439 (5.88%) Java Developer
13 424 (5.68%) Web Developer
14 416 (5.57%) C# .NET Developer
15 258 (3.45%) C# Software Developer
16 254 (3.40%) .NET Software Developer
17 252 (3.37%) Lead Developer
18 248 (3.32%) Senior .NET Developer
19 231 (3.09%) Junior
20 214 (2.86%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,089 (54.73%) HTML
2 3,886 (52.01%) CSS
3 2,442 (32.69%) .NET
4 2,093 (28.01%) React
5 2,085 (27.91%) AngularJS
6 1,431 (19.15%) Node.js
7 1,238 (16.57%) HTML5
8 1,207 (16.16%) jQuery
9 1,128 (15.10%) Vue.js
10 1,078 (14.43%) ASP.NET
11 985 (13.18%) .NET Core
12 817 (10.94%) REST
13 719 (9.62%) CSS3
14 674 (9.02%) .NET Framework
15 634 (8.49%) RESTful
16 598 (8.00%) Web Services
17 587 (7.86%) Laravel
18 534 (7.15%) Sass
19 486 (6.51%) ASP.NET Web API
20 478 (6.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 887 (11.87%) User Experience
2 544 (7.28%) Greenfield Project
3 370 (4.95%) Mobile App
4 328 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
5 193 (2.58%) Self-Motivation
6 172 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
7 101 (1.35%) Algorithms
8 85 (1.14%) Data Structures
9 76 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
10 66 (0.88%) Management Information System
11 45 (0.60%) NHS
11 45 (0.60%) Virtual Team
12 40 (0.54%) N-Tier
13 35 (0.47%) Cloud Native
14 29 (0.39%) Blog
15 28 (0.37%) Public Cloud
16 27 (0.36%) Client/Server
17 25 (0.33%) Smartphone
17 25 (0.33%) Social Media
18 24 (0.32%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 639 (8.55%) Linux
2 294 (3.94%) Windows
3 170 (2.28%) Android
4 155 (2.07%) Apple iOS
5 67 (0.90%) Windows Server
6 66 (0.88%) Ubuntu
7 51 (0.68%) Unix
8 29 (0.39%) CentOS
9 14 (0.19%) Debian
10 8 (0.11%) Windows Server 2016
11 6 (0.080%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.080%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.067%) Windows Server 2019
13 3 (0.040%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.040%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.040%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.027%) Fedora
14 2 (0.027%) Solaris
14 2 (0.027%) Windows Server 2008
15 1 (0.013%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,006 (40.24%) Agile Software Development
2 1,495 (20.01%) MVC
3 1,324 (17.72%) Front End Development
4 1,284 (17.19%) Software Engineering
5 1,178 (15.77%) DevOps
6 1,092 (14.62%) Web Development
7 989 (13.24%) TDD
8 945 (12.65%) Scrum
9 921 (12.33%) Microservices
10 615 (8.23%) E-Commerce
11 607 (8.12%) Unit Testing
12 600 (8.03%) Test Automation
13 571 (7.64%) OO
14 549 (7.35%) Problem-Solving
15 542 (7.25%) Mentoring
16 491 (6.57%) OOP
17 431 (5.77%) Continuous Integration
18 399 (5.34%) Computer Science
19 395 (5.29%) SDLC
20 358 (4.79%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2,780 (37.21%) C#
2 2,020 (27.04%) SQL
3 1,517 (20.31%) PHP
4 1,501 (20.09%) Java
5 1,151 (15.41%) TypeScript
6 1,133 (15.17%) Python
7 292 (3.91%) C++
8 288 (3.85%) ES6
9 233 (3.12%) T-SQL
10 232 (3.11%) Go
11 189 (2.53%) Ruby
12 159 (2.13%) Java 8
13 143 (1.91%) PowerShell
14 123 (1.65%) Bash Shell
15 119 (1.59%) C
16 95 (1.27%) VB.NET
17 72 (0.96%) Scala
18 57 (0.76%) Kotlin
18 57 (0.76%) PL/SQL
19 56 (0.75%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 737 (9.86%) Degree
2 236 (3.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 194 (2.60%) Security Cleared
4 149 (1.99%) SC Cleared
5 86 (1.15%) Numerate Degree
6 47 (0.63%) ISTQB
7 45 (0.60%) DV Cleared
8 26 (0.35%) ISEB
9 23 (0.31%) PhD
10 19 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
12 11 (0.15%) HND
13 10 (0.13%) AWS Certification
13 10 (0.13%) PMI Certification
14 8 (0.11%) HNC
14 8 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 8 (0.11%) TOGAF Certification
15 4 (0.054%) Postgraduate
16 3 (0.040%) CCNA
16 3 (0.040%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 377 (5.05%) QA
2 30 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (0.29%) GDPR
4 19 (0.25%) SLA
5 14 (0.19%) WAI
6 9 (0.12%) Data Quality
6 9 (0.12%) WCAG
7 4 (0.054%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 4 (0.054%) PMO
8 3 (0.040%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.040%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.027%) NCSC
10 1 (0.013%) CDISC
10 1 (0.013%) COBIT
10 1 (0.013%) Disclosure Scotland
10 1 (0.013%) Good Clinical Practice
10 1 (0.013%) ISO 13485
10 1 (0.013%) NIST
System Software
1 931 (12.46%) Docker
2 21 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.11%) Firmware
3 8 (0.11%) vSphere
4 6 (0.080%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.080%) Ceph
4 6 (0.080%) Xen
5 3 (0.040%) KVM
5 3 (0.040%) LXC
6 2 (0.027%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.013%) Gluster
7 1 (0.013%) GlusterFS
7 1 (0.013%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.013%) Snort
7 1 (0.013%) Varnish
7 1 (0.013%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 522 (6.99%) Kubernetes
2 201 (2.69%) Terraform
3 151 (2.02%) Ansible
4 96 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
5 81 (1.08%) Puppet
6 52 (0.70%) Grafana
7 43 (0.58%) Prometheus
8 19 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
9 15 (0.20%) MIIS
10 13 (0.17%) Kibana
11 11 (0.15%) Packer
12 8 (0.11%) cPanel
13 7 (0.094%) HP UCMDB
14 6 (0.080%) HP Quality Center
14 6 (0.080%) Proxmox
14 6 (0.080%) vRealize
15 5 (0.067%) Plesk
16 4 (0.054%) Capistrano
16 4 (0.054%) Hadoop YARN
16 4 (0.054%) logstash
Vendors
1 772 (10.33%) Microsoft
2 250 (3.35%) Oracle
3 178 (2.38%) Google
4 147 (1.97%) Adobe
5 138 (1.85%) Zend
6 98 (1.31%) Sitecore
7 90 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
8 89 (1.19%) Xamarin
9 87 (1.16%) SAP
10 59 (0.79%) Atlassian
11 43 (0.58%) New Relic
12 42 (0.56%) VMware
13 38 (0.51%) IBM
14 34 (0.46%) SaltStack
15 30 (0.40%) ServiceNow
16 29 (0.39%) Splunk
17 28 (0.37%) Apple
18 24 (0.32%) WooCommerce
19 21 (0.28%) Ceridian
20 17 (0.23%) Pega