Period
to 12 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Babel skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Babel over the 6 months to 12 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Babel JavaScript Compiler
UK
6 months to
12 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 723 754 827
Rank change year-on-year +31 +73 +111
Permanent jobs citing Babel 163 174 297
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.92% 0.90% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 83 147 224
10th Percentile £37,750 £45,000 £32,875
25th Percentile £50,250 £47,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +13.64%
75th Percentile £72,500 £81,875 £72,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £90,000 £87,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.07% +20.59%

Babel is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 17,638 19,282 28,813
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.90% 19.56% 19.81%
Number of salaries quoted 13,484 15,389 22,948
10th Percentile £36,000 £33,750 £32,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Babel
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Babel as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Babel in the UK

Babel
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Babel.

Salary trend for Babel in the UK

Babel
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Babel over the 6 months to 12 May 2021.

Salary histogram for Babel in the UK

Babel
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Babel within the UK over the 6 months to 12 May 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
England +36 145 £62,750 -3.46% 40
London +83 107 £67,000 -16.25% 23
UK excluding London +5 46 £52,500 -12.50% 18
Work from Home -136 40 £55,000 -21.43% 10
South East +18 13 £55,000 -15.38% 2
North of England -17 13 £55,000 +15.79% 6
Scotland - 12 £53,000 -
Yorkshire -10 9 £55,000 +29.41%
South West -27 7 £39,000 -22.00% 3
North West +26 4 £65,000 +18.18% 1
East of England - 1 £40,000 - 3

For the 6 months to 12 May 2021, IT jobs citing Babel 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 with a requirement for Babel.

1 135 (82.82%) webpack
2 127 (77.91%) JavaScript
3 108 (66.26%) React
4 83 (50.92%) CSS
5 75 (46.01%) TypeScript
6 72 (44.17%) Git (software)
7 70 (42.94%) Front End Development
8 69 (42.33%) npm
8 69 (42.33%) Agile Software Development
9 68 (41.72%) HTML
10 66 (40.49%) User Experience
11 60 (36.81%) Node.js
12 59 (36.20%) Software Engineering
13 52 (31.90%) Jest
14 48 (29.45%) Sass
15 47 (28.83%) AWS
15 47 (28.83%) Redux
16 44 (26.99%) Social Skills
17 43 (26.38%) Docker
18 39 (23.93%) Games
18 39 (23.93%) ES6
19 35 (21.47%) GraphQL
20 34 (20.86%) REST
21 33 (20.25%) CSS3
22 30 (18.40%) Azure
23 29 (17.79%) RESTful
23 29 (17.79%) JSON
24 28 (17.18%) HTML5
24 28 (17.18%) Microservices
25 27 (16.56%) Vue.js

Babel
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 9 (5.52%) CMS
2 7 (4.29%) Confluence
3 6 (3.68%) Apache
3 6 (3.68%) nginx
4 4 (2.45%) Headless CMS
4 4 (2.45%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.84%) WordPress
6 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.61%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.61%) Figma
Cloud Services
1 69 (42.33%) npm
2 47 (28.83%) AWS
3 30 (18.40%) Azure
4 22 (13.50%) GCP
5 20 (12.27%) GitHub
6 17 (10.43%) Serverless
7 13 (7.98%) SaaS
8 10 (6.13%) Amazon S3
8 10 (6.13%) Amazon SQS
8 10 (6.13%) AWS Lambda
9 9 (5.52%) Yarn
10 8 (4.91%) Slack
11 7 (4.29%) Amazon ECS
12 5 (3.07%) Route 53
13 4 (2.45%) Azure Functions
14 3 (1.84%) Amazon Cognito
14 3 (1.84%) Amazon EC2
14 3 (1.84%) Power Platform
15 2 (1.23%) AWS Fargate
15 2 (1.23%) Google Data Studio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (15.95%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (7.98%) NoSQL
3 8 (4.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 6 (3.68%) Amazon Aurora
4 6 (3.68%) MongoDB
5 5 (3.07%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.84%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.84%) Blockchain
6 3 (1.84%) Data Lake
6 3 (1.84%) Power BI
6 3 (1.84%) SQLite
7 2 (1.23%) BigQuery
8 1 (0.61%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.61%) MySQL
8 1 (0.61%) Redis
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 135 (82.82%) webpack
2 72 (44.17%) Git (software)
3 13 (7.98%) JIRA
4 12 (7.36%) Cypress.io
5 11 (6.75%) Storybook
6 10 (6.13%) GitLab
6 10 (6.13%) gulp
7 6 (3.68%) PostCSS
8 5 (3.07%) CircleCI
8 5 (3.07%) Cucumber
8 5 (3.07%) ESLint
8 5 (3.07%) Jenkins
8 5 (3.07%) Karma Test Runner
8 5 (3.07%) Mocha
9 4 (2.45%) Grunt
9 4 (2.45%) Jasmine
9 4 (2.45%) SonarQube
10 3 (1.84%) Gradle
11 2 (1.23%) Bitbucket
11 2 (1.23%) Sinon.JS
General
1 44 (26.99%) Social Skills
2 39 (23.93%) Games
3 17 (10.43%) Finance
4 11 (6.75%) Banking
5 8 (4.91%) Publishing
6 7 (4.29%) Marketing
6 7 (4.29%) Public Sector
7 6 (3.68%) Telecoms
8 5 (3.07%) Billing
9 4 (2.45%) Advertising
10 3 (1.84%) Wearables
11 1 (0.61%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.61%) Electronics
11 1 (0.61%) Legal
11 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 98 (60.12%) Developer
2 44 (26.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 32 (19.63%) React Developer
4 31 (19.02%) Senior Developer
4 31 (19.02%) Software Engineer
5 17 (10.43%) Full Stack Developer
5 17 (10.43%) Senior Software Engineer
6 14 (8.59%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 11 (6.75%) Senior React Developer
8 8 (4.91%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (4.91%) JavaScript Engineer
9 7 (4.29%) PHP Developer
9 7 (4.29%) Software Developer
10 6 (3.68%) Applications Developer
10 6 (3.68%) Lead Developer
11 5 (3.07%) Senior PHP Developer
11 5 (3.07%) Web Developer
12 4 (2.45%) Java Engineer
12 4 (2.45%) Lead Software Engineer
12 4 (2.45%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (66.26%) React
2 83 (50.92%) CSS
3 68 (41.72%) HTML
4 60 (36.81%) Node.js
5 52 (31.90%) Jest
6 48 (29.45%) Sass
7 47 (28.83%) Redux
8 35 (21.47%) GraphQL
9 34 (20.86%) REST
10 33 (20.25%) CSS3
11 29 (17.79%) JSON
11 29 (17.79%) RESTful
12 28 (17.18%) HTML5
13 27 (16.56%) Vue.js
14 26 (15.95%) AngularJS
15 24 (14.72%) .NET
16 21 (12.88%) React Native
17 20 (12.27%) ASP.NET
18 17 (10.43%) Next.js
19 15 (9.20%) Enzyme
Miscellaneous
1 66 (40.49%) User Experience
2 8 (4.91%) Mobile App
2 8 (4.91%) Social Gaming
3 7 (4.29%) Augmented Reality
3 7 (4.29%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (3.68%) Data Structures
4 6 (3.68%) Over-the-Top Content
5 5 (3.07%) Credit Risk
5 5 (3.07%) e-Learning
6 3 (1.84%) 3D Graphics
6 3 (1.84%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.84%) W3C
7 2 (1.23%) Digital TV
7 2 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.23%) STB
8 1 (0.61%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.61%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.61%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 13 (7.98%) Android
1 13 (7.98%) Apple iOS
2 9 (5.52%) Windows
3 6 (3.68%) tvOS
4 1 (0.61%) Linux
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (42.94%) Front End Development
2 69 (42.33%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (36.20%) Software Engineering
4 28 (17.18%) Microservices
5 26 (15.95%) Problem-Solving
6 20 (12.27%) Coaching
6 20 (12.27%) Test Automation
6 20 (12.27%) Unit Testing
7 19 (11.66%) Web Development
7 19 (11.66%) Workflow
8 18 (11.04%) Scrum
8 18 (11.04%) Visualisation
9 17 (10.43%) TDD
10 16 (9.82%) Computer Science
11 15 (9.20%) Mentoring
11 15 (9.20%) MVC
12 14 (8.59%) Fintech
12 14 (8.59%) Translating Business Requirements
13 13 (7.98%) DOM Manipulation/Scripting
13 13 (7.98%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 127 (77.91%) JavaScript
2 75 (46.01%) TypeScript
3 39 (23.93%) ES6
4 23 (14.11%) C#
5 21 (12.88%) Python
6 14 (8.59%) Java
6 14 (8.59%) PHP
6 14 (8.59%) SQL
7 10 (6.13%) Kotlin
8 9 (5.52%) ES7
9 8 (4.91%) Ada
10 7 (4.29%) Ruby
11 4 (2.45%) ES8
12 3 (1.84%) Go
13 2 (1.23%) C++
13 2 (1.23%) Scala
14 1 (0.61%) C
14 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (6.75%) Degree
2 1 (0.61%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.52%) QA
System Software
1 43 (26.38%) Docker
2 3 (1.84%) Firmware
3 1 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (12.27%) Kubernetes
2 6 (3.68%) Terraform
3 1 (0.61%) Kibana
Vendors
1 10 (6.13%) Google
2 6 (3.68%) Roku
2 6 (3.68%) Samsung
3 4 (2.45%) Xamarin
4 3 (1.84%) Sage
5 2 (1.23%) DoubleClick
5 2 (1.23%) Escenic
6 1 (0.61%) Adobe
6 1 (0.61%) BT
6 1 (0.61%) Canon
6 1 (0.61%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.61%) SAP