Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 5 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 +1
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 12,635 15,646 19,948
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 18.53% 18.56% 19.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.94% 34.39% 34.62%
Number of salaries quoted 10,748 13,298 17,774
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 36,163 45,492 57,617
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 53.04% 53.97% 56.60%
Number of salaries quoted 29,793 37,294 48,755
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £63,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 0 4,334 £47,500 +5.56% 828
North of England 0 2,747 £45,000 +2.86% 1,046
South West 0 1,720 £44,490 +5.93% 482
Midlands -1 1,669 £42,500 +6.25% 533
North West +1 1,516 £45,000 - 615
Yorkshire -2 1,008 £42,500 - 334
West Midlands +2 922 £45,000 +12.50% 271
East of England -3 873 £50,000 +11.11% 350
Scotland +2 871 £45,000 - 225
East Midlands +1 748 £40,500 +1.25% 262
Wales -3 309 £44,000 +20.55% 122
North East +4 224 £45,000 +3.45% 97
Northern Ireland 0 142 £50,000 +11.11% 50
Channel Islands +6 4 £65,000 +73.33% 3
Isle of Man - 1 £53,000 - 1
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 6,944 (54.96%) HTML
2 6,573 (52.02%) CSS
3 5,860 (46.38%) C#
4 5,498 (43.51%) Agile Software Development
5 5,381 (42.59%) .NET
6 4,075 (32.25%) AngularJS
7 3,713 (29.39%) SQL
8 3,583 (28.36%) MVC
9 2,977 (23.56%) ASP.NET
10 2,940 (23.27%) React
11 2,615 (20.70%) SQL Server
12 2,568 (20.32%) jQuery
13 2,424 (19.18%) Java
14 2,282 (18.06%) Web Development
15 2,265 (17.93%) PHP
16 2,240 (17.73%) Azure
17 2,229 (17.64%) Git (software)
18 2,171 (17.18%) Software Engineering
19 2,037 (16.12%) Node.js
20 1,966 (15.56%) HTML5
21 1,932 (15.29%) Front End Development
22 1,847 (14.62%) TDD
23 1,760 (13.93%) MySQL
24 1,699 (13.45%) Scrum
25 1,658 (13.12%) Microsoft
26 1,614 (12.77%) AWS
27 1,603 (12.69%) Web Services
28 1,564 (12.38%) ASP.NET MVC
29 1,534 (12.14%) DevOps
30 1,525 (12.07%) Python

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
1 482 (3.81%) CMS
2 359 (2.84%) WordPress
3 237 (1.88%) IIS
4 203 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
5 202 (1.60%) SharePoint
6 175 (1.39%) Apache
7 153 (1.21%) Confluence
8 152 (1.20%) Tomcat
9 131 (1.04%) Umbraco
10 124 (0.98%) Drupal
11 100 (0.79%) JBoss
12 78 (0.62%) nginx
13 71 (0.56%) EPiServer
14 69 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
15 56 (0.44%) Apache Spark
16 50 (0.40%) Apache Solr
17 36 (0.28%) OpenStack
17 36 (0.28%) WebSphere
18 32 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
19 29 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 147 (1.16%) Photoshop
2 89 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
3 79 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
4 78 (0.62%) Sketch
5 65 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
6 51 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 51 (0.40%) InVision
7 48 (0.38%) Adobe XD
8 44 (0.35%) MS Visio
9 37 (0.29%) Zeplin
10 22 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
11 16 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 13 (0.10%) InfoPath
13 12 (0.095%) Chatbot
13 12 (0.095%) UserZoom
14 11 (0.087%) Figma
15 7 (0.055%) Marvel
16 6 (0.047%) GIMP
16 6 (0.047%) SPSS
17 3 (0.024%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 254 (2.01%) Magento
2 163 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 37 (0.29%) Shopify
4 34 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
5 26 (0.21%) NetSuite
6 10 (0.079%) CiviCRM
6 10 (0.079%) Distributed Ledger
6 10 (0.079%) GoldMine
7 9 (0.071%) Remedy ITSM
8 8 (0.063%) OpenCart
8 8 (0.063%) SAP S/4HANA
9 7 (0.055%) Dynamics NAV
10 6 (0.047%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 5 (0.040%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
12 4 (0.032%) assyst
12 4 (0.032%) Dynamics AX
12 4 (0.032%) Oracle Financials
12 4 (0.032%) SDL Web 8
13 2 (0.016%) Oracle 11i
13 2 (0.016%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2,240 (17.73%) Azure
2 1,614 (12.77%) AWS
3 654 (5.18%) SaaS
4 326 (2.58%) GitHub
5 298 (2.36%) GCP
6 275 (2.18%) Serverless
7 246 (1.95%) npm
8 133 (1.05%) AWS Lambda
9 110 (0.87%) Office 365
10 104 (0.82%) PaaS
11 99 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
12 81 (0.64%) Power Platform
13 79 (0.63%) Amazon S3
14 76 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
15 75 (0.59%) Google Analytics
16 66 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
17 42 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
18 40 (0.32%) IaaS
19 38 (0.30%) Heroku
20 35 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 200 (1.58%) Internet
2 130 (1.03%) HTTP
3 102 (0.81%) TCP/IP
4 55 (0.44%) Intranet
5 49 (0.39%) DNS
6 31 (0.25%) Firewall
7 30 (0.24%) SSL
8 29 (0.23%) VoIP
9 28 (0.22%) Extranet
9 28 (0.22%) Network Security
9 28 (0.22%) Wireshark
10 27 (0.21%) SSH
10 27 (0.21%) Wireless
11 18 (0.14%) RTP
12 16 (0.13%) Skype
12 16 (0.13%) SMS
13 15 (0.12%) DAB
14 13 (0.10%) HTTPS
14 13 (0.10%) RFID
15 12 (0.095%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,615 (20.70%) SQL Server
2 1,760 (13.93%) MySQL
3 514 (4.07%) MongoDB
4 490 (3.88%) Relational Database
5 458 (3.62%) NoSQL
6 434 (3.43%) PostgreSQL
7 230 (1.82%) Big Data
8 185 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 163 (1.29%) Redis
10 131 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 112 (0.89%) RDBMS
12 100 (0.79%) Hadoop
13 99 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
14 97 (0.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 90 (0.71%) SQL Server 2016
16 74 (0.59%) Power BI
17 71 (0.56%) GIS
18 68 (0.54%) Azure SQL Database
19 57 (0.45%) MariaDB
20 52 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2,229 (17.64%) Git (software)
2 631 (4.99%) Visual Studio
3 615 (4.87%) Jenkins
4 579 (4.58%) JIRA
5 514 (4.07%) Selenium
6 494 (3.91%) webpack
7 418 (3.31%) Team Foundation Server
8 360 (2.85%) gulp
9 270 (2.14%) Subversion
10 238 (1.88%) Maven
11 237 (1.88%) Cucumber
12 231 (1.83%) Grunt
13 207 (1.64%) TeamCity
14 193 (1.53%) NUnit
15 179 (1.42%) Jasmine
16 170 (1.35%) Bitbucket
17 168 (1.33%) JUnit
18 135 (1.07%) Octopus Deploy
19 116 (0.92%) Eclipse
20 105 (0.83%) GitLab
General
1 1,319 (10.44%) Finance
2 583 (4.61%) Retail
3 507 (4.01%) Marketing
4 299 (2.37%) Manufacturing
5 278 (2.20%) Public Sector
6 226 (1.79%) Games
7 176 (1.39%) Banking
8 171 (1.35%) Telecoms
9 165 (1.31%) Electronics
10 131 (1.04%) Legal
11 109 (0.86%) Automotive
12 103 (0.82%) Law
13 62 (0.49%) Advertising
14 50 (0.40%) Aerospace
15 42 (0.33%) Military
16 38 (0.30%) Back Office
17 36 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
18 32 (0.25%) Publishing
19 30 (0.24%) Financial Institution
20 27 (0.21%) Police
Job Titles
1 9,616 (76.11%) Developer
2 2,178 (17.24%) .NET Developer
3 1,759 (13.92%) Software Developer
4 1,733 (13.72%) Senior Developer
5 1,691 (13.38%) C# Developer
6 1,345 (10.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1,182 (9.35%) Full Stack Developer
8 1,075 (8.51%) PHP Developer
9 1,071 (8.48%) Software Engineer
10 1,027 (8.13%) JavaScript Developer
11 1,002 (7.93%) C# .NET Developer
12 987 (7.81%) Web Developer
13 673 (5.33%) Java Developer
14 650 (5.14%) Junior
15 573 (4.54%) React Developer
16 516 (4.08%) Junior Developer
17 461 (3.65%) .NET Software Developer
17 461 (3.65%) C# Software Developer
18 410 (3.24%) ASP.NET Developer
19 387 (3.06%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6,944 (54.96%) HTML
2 6,573 (52.02%) CSS
3 5,381 (42.59%) .NET
4 4,075 (32.25%) AngularJS
5 2,977 (23.56%) ASP.NET
6 2,940 (23.27%) React
7 2,568 (20.32%) jQuery
8 2,037 (16.12%) Node.js
9 1,966 (15.56%) HTML5
10 1,603 (12.69%) Web Services
11 1,564 (12.38%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1,401 (11.09%) .NET Framework
13 1,330 (10.53%) Vue.js
14 1,264 (10.00%) REST
15 1,234 (9.77%) .NET Core
16 1,106 (8.75%) RESTful
17 1,075 (8.51%) CSS3
18 1,062 (8.41%) ASP.NET Web API
19 1,048 (8.29%) Sass
20 851 (6.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1,212 (9.59%) User Experience
2 1,029 (8.14%) Greenfield Project
3 747 (5.91%) Mobile App
4 514 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
5 384 (3.04%) Self-Motivation
6 332 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
7 128 (1.01%) Algorithms
8 93 (0.74%) Data Structures
9 88 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
10 76 (0.60%) NHS
11 75 (0.59%) Cloud Native
12 71 (0.56%) Management Information System
13 59 (0.47%) Social Media
14 58 (0.46%) Virtual Team
15 49 (0.39%) Public Cloud
16 47 (0.37%) W3C
17 44 (0.35%) Driving Licence
17 44 (0.35%) EPoS
17 44 (0.35%) Robotics
18 43 (0.34%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1,150 (9.10%) Linux
2 637 (5.04%) Windows
3 453 (3.59%) Android
4 378 (2.99%) Apple iOS
5 267 (2.11%) Unix
6 112 (0.89%) Windows Server
7 65 (0.51%) Ubuntu
8 48 (0.38%) CentOS
9 40 (0.32%) Mac OS
10 28 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
11 27 (0.21%) Debian
12 23 (0.18%) Mac OS X
13 16 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (0.11%) VMS
15 8 (0.063%) Windows 7
15 8 (0.063%) Windows 8
15 8 (0.063%) Windows Phone
16 7 (0.055%) tvOS
17 6 (0.047%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 5 (0.040%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,498 (43.51%) Agile Software Development
2 3,583 (28.36%) MVC
3 2,282 (18.06%) Web Development
4 2,171 (17.18%) Software Engineering
5 1,932 (15.29%) Front End Development
6 1,847 (14.62%) TDD
7 1,699 (13.45%) Scrum
8 1,534 (12.14%) DevOps
9 1,221 (9.66%) Test Automation
10 1,155 (9.14%) Problem-Solving
11 1,147 (9.08%) OO
12 1,007 (7.97%) Microservices
13 934 (7.39%) Continuous Integration
14 920 (7.28%) Unit Testing
15 916 (7.25%) Mentoring
16 846 (6.70%) OOP
17 775 (6.13%) Computer Science
18 763 (6.04%) BDD
19 755 (5.98%) SDLC
20 752 (5.95%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5,860 (46.38%) C#
2 3,713 (29.39%) SQL
3 2,424 (19.18%) Java
4 2,265 (17.93%) PHP
5 1,525 (12.07%) Python
6 1,117 (8.84%) TypeScript
7 627 (4.96%) C++
8 582 (4.61%) ES6
8 582 (4.61%) T-SQL
9 436 (3.45%) VB.NET
10 406 (3.21%) Ruby
11 316 (2.50%) C
12 214 (1.69%) Java 8
13 191 (1.51%) PowerShell
14 190 (1.50%) Go
15 182 (1.44%) Bash Shell
16 135 (1.07%) VB
17 126 (1.00%) Objective-C
18 123 (0.97%) PHP 7
19 111 (0.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1,305 (10.33%) Degree
2 344 (2.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 342 (2.71%) Security Cleared
4 168 (1.33%) SC Cleared
5 123 (0.97%) DV Cleared
6 118 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
7 62 (0.49%) ISTQB
8 45 (0.36%) HND
9 38 (0.30%) AWS Certification
10 36 (0.28%) ISEB
11 34 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
12 32 (0.25%) Postgraduate
13 20 (0.16%) MCP
13 20 (0.16%) PhD
14 19 (0.15%) Master's Degree
15 18 (0.14%) MCSD
15 18 (0.14%) PMI Certification
16 17 (0.13%) DBS Check
17 14 (0.11%) Analytics IQ
18 11 (0.087%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 617 (4.88%) QA
2 64 (0.51%) GDPR
3 38 (0.30%) WCAG
4 35 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 18 (0.14%) SLA
6 17 (0.13%) PCI DSS
7 14 (0.11%) WAI
8 13 (0.10%) Data Quality
9 12 (0.095%) COBIT
9 12 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 8 (0.063%) NIST
11 7 (0.055%) PMO
12 5 (0.040%) ISO 9001
13 4 (0.032%) SEPA
14 2 (0.016%) HL7
14 2 (0.016%) ISO 9000
15 1 (0.008%) Def Stans
15 1 (0.008%) IEC 61508
15 1 (0.008%) IEC 62304
15 1 (0.008%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 1,106 (8.75%) Docker
2 75 (0.59%) Active Directory
3 48 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 28 (0.22%) Hyper-V
5 22 (0.17%) Firmware
6 16 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
7 15 (0.12%) vSphere
8 14 (0.11%) XenApp
9 13 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
10 12 (0.095%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 9 (0.071%) XenDesktop
12 8 (0.063%) VMware ESXi
13 7 (0.055%) Varnish
14 6 (0.047%) ISA Server
14 6 (0.047%) VirtualBox
15 4 (0.032%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 4 (0.032%) HDFS
15 4 (0.032%) Kamailio
15 4 (0.032%) LXC
15 4 (0.032%) Xen
Systems Management
1 548 (4.34%) Kubernetes
2 201 (1.59%) Ansible
3 125 (0.99%) Terraform
4 121 (0.96%) Puppet
5 115 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
6 44 (0.35%) Kibana
7 41 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
8 34 (0.27%) logstash
9 25 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
10 19 (0.15%) cPanel
11 16 (0.13%) Salt
12 13 (0.10%) SCCM
13 12 (0.095%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 12 (0.095%) Plesk
13 12 (0.095%) SCOM
13 12 (0.095%) SCOrch
14 9 (0.071%) CA Service Virtualization
14 9 (0.071%) Cloudify
14 9 (0.071%) Packer
15 8 (0.063%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 1,658 (13.12%) Microsoft
2 556 (4.40%) Oracle
3 383 (3.03%) Google
4 248 (1.96%) Adobe
5 244 (1.93%) Zend
6 194 (1.54%) Xamarin
7 160 (1.27%) SAP
8 138 (1.09%) Atlassian
9 130 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
10 107 (0.85%) Sitecore
11 79 (0.63%) IBM
12 71 (0.56%) Sage
13 69 (0.55%) Splunk
14 64 (0.51%) VMware
15 60 (0.47%) ServiceNow
16 40 (0.32%) Tableau
17 37 (0.29%) Apple
18 26 (0.21%) Red Hat
19 24 (0.19%) DevExpress
20 20 (0.16%) CA