Period
to 25 May 2019

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 25 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 14,926 19,589 18,670
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 18.08% 19.63% 19.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.86% 34.67% 34.48%
Number of salaries quoted 12,564 17,399 16,624
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £57,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 44,079 56,494 54,153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 53.39% 56.60% 55.60%
Number of salaries quoted 35,413 47,553 45,906
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £61,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.15%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing JavaScript as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 25 May 2019.

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 25 May 2019. 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 -2 4,998 £45,000 - 338
North of England +3 3,315 £42,500 - 442
South West +1 1,990 £42,500 +3.66% 165
Midlands 0 1,806 £40,000 - 293
North West -1 1,679 £45,000 +5.88% 250
Yorkshire +2 1,413 £42,500 +6.25% 161
East of England +1 1,240 £47,000 +4.44% 131
Scotland +3 1,104 £43,500 +2.35% 60
West Midlands -7 976 £40,000 - 157
East Midlands +1 829 £40,000 - 135
Wales +5 329 £37,500 -1.32% 39
North East 0 226 £43,500 +8.75% 31
Northern Ireland +4 178 £45,000 +15.38% 19
Channel Islands - 2 £37,500 -
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, 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 8,888 (59.55%) HTML
2 8,247 (55.25%) CSS
3 6,779 (45.42%) C#
4 6,731 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
5 6,278 (42.06%) .NET
6 4,700 (31.49%) MVC
7 4,667 (31.27%) AngularJS
8 4,495 (30.12%) SQL
9 4,076 (27.31%) ASP.NET
10 3,570 (23.92%) SQL Server
11 3,532 (23.66%) jQuery
12 3,527 (23.63%) Java
13 3,110 (20.84%) Git (software)
14 2,919 (19.56%) React
15 2,849 (19.09%) Software Engineering
16 2,786 (18.67%) HTML5
17 2,647 (17.73%) PHP
18 2,583 (17.31%) Web Development
19 2,431 (16.29%) TDD
20 2,270 (15.21%) Microsoft
21 2,245 (15.04%) Scrum
22 2,172 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC
22 2,172 (14.55%) Node.js
23 2,149 (14.40%) Microsoft Azure
24 2,084 (13.96%) Front End Development
25 2,046 (13.71%) MySQL
26 1,935 (12.96%) Web Services
27 1,809 (12.12%) Python
28 1,774 (11.89%) Degree
29 1,677 (11.24%) Amazon AWS

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
1 475 (3.18%) CMS
2 408 (2.73%) Apache
3 392 (2.63%) WordPress
4 361 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
5 352 (2.36%) IIS
6 322 (2.16%) SharePoint
7 244 (1.63%) Confluence
8 213 (1.43%) Tomcat
9 187 (1.25%) Umbraco
10 170 (1.14%) Drupal
11 164 (1.10%) nginx
12 114 (0.76%) JBoss
13 75 (0.50%) Apache Spark
14 60 (0.40%) WebLogic
15 54 (0.36%) Joomla!
15 54 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
16 49 (0.33%) Apache Solr
17 37 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 37 (0.25%) Kentico
18 35 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 227 (1.52%) Photoshop
2 113 (0.76%) Microsoft Office
3 102 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
3 102 (0.68%) Sketch
4 86 (0.58%) Chatbot
5 66 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 56 (0.38%) Adobe XD
7 52 (0.35%) InVision
8 42 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
9 25 (0.17%) Fireworks
10 13 (0.087%) Marvel
10 13 (0.087%) MS Visio
10 13 (0.087%) Zeplin
11 12 (0.080%) InDesign
12 9 (0.060%) GIMP
12 9 (0.060%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 7 (0.047%) Microsoft Project
13 7 (0.047%) Weka
14 6 (0.040%) AutoCAD
15 5 (0.033%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 278 (1.86%) Magento
2 192 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 61 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
4 48 (0.32%) Shopify
5 32 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
6 20 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
7 18 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
8 17 (0.11%) NetSuite
9 11 (0.074%) Oracle Applications
10 10 (0.067%) SAP Business One
11 9 (0.060%) nopCommerce
12 8 (0.054%) osCommerce
13 7 (0.047%) SAP CO
13 7 (0.047%) SAP FI
13 7 (0.047%) SAP FI/CO
13 7 (0.047%) SAP IS-U
13 7 (0.047%) SAP SD
14 5 (0.033%) Adobe Campaign
14 5 (0.033%) Sage CRM
14 5 (0.033%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 2,149 (14.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 1,677 (11.24%) Amazon AWS
3 683 (4.58%) SaaS
4 356 (2.39%) GitHub
5 344 (2.30%) Google Cloud Platform
6 271 (1.82%) Serverless
7 260 (1.74%) npm
8 183 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
9 138 (0.92%) Office 365
10 118 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
11 117 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
12 112 (0.75%) PaaS
13 94 (0.63%) IBM Cloud
14 91 (0.61%) Amazon S3
14 91 (0.61%) Power Platform
15 71 (0.48%) Azure Stack
16 64 (0.43%) Google Analytics
17 57 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
18 53 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
19 46 (0.31%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 230 (1.54%) HTTP
2 228 (1.53%) Internet
3 145 (0.97%) TCP/IP
4 98 (0.66%) DNS
5 74 (0.50%) Broadband
6 71 (0.48%) Skype
7 64 (0.43%) Intranet
8 52 (0.35%) DHCP
9 50 (0.33%) SSL
10 46 (0.31%) SSH
11 35 (0.23%) NetScaler
12 28 (0.19%) Firewall
13 26 (0.17%) Network Security
14 24 (0.16%) HTTPS
15 23 (0.15%) RIP
16 21 (0.14%) Extranet
16 21 (0.14%) Link 16
16 21 (0.14%) Link 22
16 21 (0.14%) Tactical Data Link
17 20 (0.13%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,570 (23.92%) SQL Server
2 2,046 (13.71%) MySQL
3 870 (5.83%) MongoDB
4 716 (4.80%) NoSQL
5 683 (4.58%) PostgreSQL
5 683 (4.58%) Relational Database
6 359 (2.41%) Big Data
7 307 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 289 (1.94%) Redis
9 237 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 151 (1.01%) RDBMS
11 144 (0.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 118 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
13 99 (0.66%) Hadoop
13 99 (0.66%) SQL Server 2016
14 93 (0.62%) Neo4j
15 90 (0.60%) Oracle Database
16 85 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
16 85 (0.57%) MariaDB
17 84 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3,110 (20.84%) Git (software)
2 895 (6.00%) Visual Studio
3 805 (5.39%) JIRA
4 793 (5.31%) Jenkins
5 657 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
6 572 (3.83%) Selenium
7 561 (3.76%) webpack
8 499 (3.34%) Subversion
9 474 (3.18%) gulp
10 372 (2.49%) Maven
11 296 (1.98%) Grunt
11 296 (1.98%) TeamCity
12 288 (1.93%) Cucumber
13 250 (1.67%) JUnit
14 201 (1.35%) NUnit
15 192 (1.29%) Octopus Deploy
16 186 (1.25%) GitLab
17 185 (1.24%) Jasmine
18 154 (1.03%) Bitbucket
19 145 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1,448 (9.70%) Finance
2 745 (4.99%) Marketing
3 602 (4.03%) Retail
4 303 (2.03%) Manufacturing
5 259 (1.74%) Telecoms
6 251 (1.68%) Games
7 214 (1.43%) Banking
8 160 (1.07%) Electronics
9 139 (0.93%) Legal
10 93 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
11 84 (0.56%) Advertising
12 80 (0.54%) Aerospace
12 80 (0.54%) Automotive
13 67 (0.45%) Law
14 57 (0.38%) Military
15 50 (0.33%) Publishing
16 47 (0.31%) Financial Institution
17 32 (0.21%) Back Office
17 32 (0.21%) Billing
18 21 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 11,521 (77.19%) Developer
2 2,859 (19.15%) .NET Developer
3 2,142 (14.35%) C# Developer
4 2,107 (14.12%) Software Developer
5 1,861 (12.47%) Senior Developer
6 1,544 (10.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1,449 (9.71%) C# .NET Developer
8 1,370 (9.18%) JavaScript Developer
9 1,366 (9.15%) Software Engineer
10 1,218 (8.16%) PHP Developer
11 1,192 (7.99%) Full Stack Developer
12 1,083 (7.26%) Web Developer
13 1,046 (7.01%) Java Developer
14 824 (5.52%) Junior
15 726 (4.86%) Junior Developer
16 696 (4.66%) ASP.NET Developer
17 614 (4.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 600 (4.02%) .NET Software Developer
19 579 (3.88%) C# Software Developer
20 530 (3.55%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8,888 (59.55%) HTML
2 8,247 (55.25%) CSS
3 6,278 (42.06%) .NET
4 4,667 (31.27%) AngularJS
5 4,076 (27.31%) ASP.NET
6 3,532 (23.66%) jQuery
7 2,919 (19.56%) React
8 2,786 (18.67%) HTML5
9 2,172 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2,172 (14.55%) Node.js
10 1,935 (12.96%) Web Services
11 1,616 (10.83%) CSS3
12 1,527 (10.23%) .NET Framework
13 1,420 (9.51%) RESTful
14 1,364 (9.14%) REST
15 1,260 (8.44%) XML
16 1,217 (8.15%) Sass
17 1,187 (7.95%) ASP.NET Web API
17 1,187 (7.95%) Vue.js
18 1,139 (7.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1,406 (9.42%) User Experience
2 994 (6.66%) Greenfield Project
3 714 (4.78%) Mobile App
4 514 (3.44%) Fintech
5 511 (3.42%) Analytical Skills
6 499 (3.34%) Enterprise Software
7 445 (2.98%) Self-Motivation
8 204 (1.37%) Algorithms
9 97 (0.65%) Data Structures
10 88 (0.59%) Management Information System
11 87 (0.58%) Life Science
12 83 (0.56%) Robotics
13 80 (0.54%) Linux Command Line
13 80 (0.54%) NHS
14 78 (0.52%) Public Cloud
15 64 (0.43%) Client/Server
16 63 (0.42%) Driving Licence
17 61 (0.41%) N-Tier
18 59 (0.40%) Social Media
18 59 (0.40%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1,594 (10.68%) Linux
2 860 (5.76%) Windows
3 546 (3.66%) Android
4 468 (3.14%) Apple iOS
5 319 (2.14%) Unix
6 154 (1.03%) Windows Server
7 118 (0.79%) Ubuntu
8 73 (0.49%) Mac OS
9 55 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 54 (0.36%) CentOS
10 54 (0.36%) Debian
11 32 (0.21%) Windows 10
12 25 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
13 24 (0.16%) AIX
14 20 (0.13%) Windows Phone
15 19 (0.13%) Mac OS X
16 13 (0.087%) Solaris
17 10 (0.067%) Windows Phone 8
18 8 (0.054%) Windows Server 2008
19 7 (0.047%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,731 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
2 4,700 (31.49%) MVC
3 2,849 (19.09%) Software Engineering
4 2,583 (17.31%) Web Development
5 2,431 (16.29%) TDD
6 2,245 (15.04%) Scrum
7 2,084 (13.96%) Front End Development
8 1,674 (11.22%) OO
9 1,486 (9.96%) Continuous Integration
10 1,419 (9.51%) DevOps
11 1,305 (8.74%) Test Automation
12 1,303 (8.73%) Problem-Solving
13 1,243 (8.33%) Mentoring
14 1,131 (7.58%) Computer Science
15 1,097 (7.35%) Microservices
16 1,086 (7.28%) OOP
17 1,062 (7.12%) SDLC
18 1,059 (7.10%) BDD
19 1,056 (7.07%) Unit Testing
20 850 (5.69%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 6,779 (45.42%) C#
2 4,495 (30.12%) SQL
3 3,527 (23.63%) Java
4 2,647 (17.73%) PHP
5 1,809 (12.12%) Python
6 1,073 (7.19%) TypeScript
7 924 (6.19%) C++
8 726 (4.86%) T-SQL
9 688 (4.61%) ES6
10 572 (3.83%) Ruby
11 496 (3.32%) C
12 359 (2.41%) VB.NET
13 257 (1.72%) Bash Shell
14 249 (1.67%) PL/SQL
15 238 (1.59%) PowerShell
16 235 (1.57%) Java 8
17 219 (1.47%) Go
18 185 (1.24%) Objective-C
19 184 (1.23%) Scala
20 180 (1.21%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1,774 (11.89%) Degree
2 560 (3.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 511 (3.42%) Security Cleared
4 349 (2.34%) SC Cleared
5 171 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 149 (1.00%) DV Cleared
7 87 (0.58%) HND
8 78 (0.52%) ISTQB
9 77 (0.52%) PhD
10 69 (0.46%) ISEB
11 52 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
12 40 (0.27%) Master's Degree
13 30 (0.20%) MCP
14 29 (0.19%) CCNA
14 29 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
15 27 (0.18%) AWS Certification
16 26 (0.17%) Postgraduate
17 24 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
18 23 (0.15%) CCA
18 23 (0.15%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 623 (4.17%) QA
2 76 (0.51%) GDPR
3 41 (0.27%) SLA
4 39 (0.26%) WAI
5 34 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 22 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 22 (0.15%) PCI DSS
7 21 (0.14%) HL7
8 20 (0.13%) GAMP
9 12 (0.080%) ISO 9001
10 8 (0.054%) COBIT
10 8 (0.054%) PMO
10 8 (0.054%) WCAG
11 7 (0.047%) Data Quality
12 4 (0.027%) ISO 14001
13 3 (0.020%) Actionable Recommendations
13 3 (0.020%) PSD2
14 2 (0.013%) MISRA
15 1 (0.007%) FINRA
15 1 (0.007%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 1,320 (8.84%) Docker
2 149 (1.00%) Active Directory
3 92 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 62 (0.42%) vSphere
5 58 (0.39%) Hyper-V
6 50 (0.33%) Firmware
7 43 (0.29%) VirtualBox
8 34 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
9 33 (0.22%) Microsoft App-V
9 33 (0.22%) XenDesktop
10 31 (0.21%) XenApp
11 20 (0.13%) HDFS
12 12 (0.080%) VMware ESXi
13 11 (0.074%) Varnish
14 10 (0.067%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 8 (0.054%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 8 (0.054%) NFS
16 7 (0.047%) KVM
17 5 (0.033%) etcd
17 5 (0.033%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 406 (2.72%) Kubernetes
2 320 (2.14%) Ansible
3 215 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
4 170 (1.14%) Puppet
5 168 (1.13%) Terraform
6 50 (0.33%) Kibana
7 42 (0.28%) Mesos
8 40 (0.27%) Marathon
9 39 (0.26%) SCOM
10 36 (0.24%) logstash
10 36 (0.24%) SCCM
11 35 (0.23%) SCOrch
12 34 (0.23%) Consul
13 31 (0.21%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 21 (0.14%) HP ALM
15 19 (0.13%) Prometheus
16 18 (0.12%) Salt
17 13 (0.087%) Hadoop YARN
17 13 (0.087%) Tivoli
18 12 (0.080%) Grafana
Vendors
1 2,270 (15.21%) Microsoft
2 768 (5.15%) Oracle
3 451 (3.02%) Google
4 282 (1.89%) Xamarin
5 272 (1.82%) Adobe
6 246 (1.65%) Zend
7 206 (1.38%) SAP
8 164 (1.10%) IBM
9 129 (0.86%) VMware
10 109 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
11 106 (0.71%) Atlassian
12 87 (0.58%) ServiceNow
13 81 (0.54%) Sitecore
14 68 (0.46%) Splunk
15 57 (0.38%) Tableau
16 55 (0.37%) Red Hat
17 47 (0.31%) Cisco
18 40 (0.27%) WooCommerce
19 37 (0.25%) WorldPay
20 36 (0.24%) Apple