Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Babel JavaScript Compiler
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 712 838 850
Rank change year-on-year +126 +12 +91
Permanent jobs citing Babel 107 186 285
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.73% 0.79% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 83 148 260
Median annual salary £61,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.15% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £37,500 £44,625 £32,500
90th Percentile £79,350 £90,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% +16.67%

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 14,713 23,516 29,703
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.93% 19.16% 19.91%
Number of salaries quoted 12,019 18,691 23,922
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £32,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
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 24 February 2021.

Salary histogram for Babel in the UK

Babel
Top 12 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 24 February 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 +126 99 £64,000 -1.54% 28
London +148 57 £67,000 -7.59% 14
UK excluding London +109 48 £47,500 -5.00% 16
North of England +71 21 £56,500 +18.95% 7
Work from Home -73 16 £67,000 +24.65% 8
South West +34 14 £40,000 -20.00% 1
North West +71 7 £66,750 +21.36% 5
Yorkshire +36 7 £56,500 +36.97% 1
North East +10 7 £48,500 +2.11% 1
Scotland - 7 £47,500 - 1
South East +91 4 £52,500 -19.23% 4
East of England +74 2 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 89 (83.18%) webpack
2 66 (61.68%) JavaScript
3 64 (59.81%) React
4 63 (58.88%) CSS
5 58 (54.21%) Front End Development
6 55 (51.40%) Redux
6 55 (51.40%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (48.60%) HTML
8 45 (42.06%) Git (software)
9 38 (35.51%) CSS3
10 37 (34.58%) Node.js
11 36 (33.64%) User Experience
12 34 (31.78%) Software Engineering
12 34 (31.78%) ES6
13 33 (30.84%) AngularJS
14 32 (29.91%) HTML5
14 32 (29.91%) Microservices
15 30 (28.04%) TypeScript
15 30 (28.04%) npm
16 26 (24.30%) AWS
17 25 (23.36%) Sass
18 24 (22.43%) Azure
19 23 (21.50%) React Native
20 22 (20.56%) Jest
20 22 (20.56%) GCP
20 22 (20.56%) .NET
21 21 (19.63%) QA
22 20 (18.69%) TDD
22 20 (18.69%) MVC
22 20 (18.69%) GraphQL

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 12 (11.21%) CMS
2 10 (9.35%) Headless CMS
2 10 (9.35%) Umbraco
3 5 (4.67%) nginx
4 1 (0.93%) Apache
4 1 (0.93%) Confluence
4 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.93%) IIS
4 1 (0.93%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.93%) Figma
Cloud Services
1 30 (28.04%) npm
2 26 (24.30%) AWS
3 24 (22.43%) Azure
4 22 (20.56%) GCP
5 18 (16.82%) Serverless
6 10 (9.35%) GitHub
7 5 (4.67%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (4.67%) Azure Functions
8 2 (1.87%) Amazon ECS
8 2 (1.87%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.87%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.87%) AWS Fargate
8 2 (1.87%) DigitalOcean
8 2 (1.87%) SaaS
8 2 (1.87%) Slack
9 1 (0.93%) AWS Step Functions
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.89%) NoSQL
2 8 (7.48%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.74%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.87%) BigQuery
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon Aurora
6 1 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.93%) Big Data
6 1 (0.93%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.93%) Redis
Development Applications
1 89 (83.18%) webpack
2 45 (42.06%) Git (software)
3 11 (10.28%) gulp
4 10 (9.35%) Grunt
5 8 (7.48%) Bower
6 6 (5.61%) Bitbucket
6 6 (5.61%) Subversion
7 5 (4.67%) Cypress.io
7 5 (4.67%) Storybook
8 3 (2.80%) ESLint
8 3 (2.80%) FxCop
8 3 (2.80%) Mocha
8 3 (2.80%) NUnit
8 3 (2.80%) Serilog
8 3 (2.80%) StyleCop
9 2 (1.87%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (1.87%) PostCSS
9 2 (1.87%) Sinon.JS
10 1 (0.93%) CircleCI
10 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 8 (7.48%) Public Sector
2 7 (6.54%) Banking
3 5 (4.67%) Finance
3 5 (4.67%) Games
4 4 (3.74%) Advertising
5 3 (2.80%) Marketing
5 3 (2.80%) Publishing
5 3 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.93%) Electronics
6 1 (0.93%) Legal
6 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 70 (65.42%) Developer
2 35 (32.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 28 (26.17%) React Developer
4 27 (25.23%) Senior Developer
5 21 (19.63%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 20 (18.69%) Software Engineer
7 13 (12.15%) Senior Software Engineer
8 7 (6.54%) Lead Software Engineer
8 7 (6.54%) Senior React Developer
8 7 (6.54%) Software Developer
9 6 (5.61%) Full Stack Developer
10 5 (4.67%) JavaScript Engineer
10 5 (4.67%) Senior Software Developer
11 4 (3.74%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (3.74%) Lead Developer
11 4 (3.74%) Web Developer
12 3 (2.80%) .NET Developer
12 3 (2.80%) Applications Developer
12 3 (2.80%) Lead .NET Developer
13 2 (1.87%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (59.81%) React
2 63 (58.88%) CSS
3 55 (51.40%) Redux
4 52 (48.60%) HTML
5 38 (35.51%) CSS3
6 37 (34.58%) Node.js
7 33 (30.84%) AngularJS
8 32 (29.91%) HTML5
9 25 (23.36%) Sass
10 23 (21.50%) React Native
11 22 (20.56%) .NET
11 22 (20.56%) Jest
12 20 (18.69%) GraphQL
13 17 (15.89%) REST
13 17 (15.89%) RESTful
14 16 (14.95%) JSON
15 15 (14.02%) Vue.js
16 14 (13.08%) ASP.NET
17 13 (12.15%) ASP.NET MVC
17 13 (12.15%) Next.js
Miscellaneous
1 36 (33.64%) User Experience
2 11 (10.28%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (5.61%) Data Structures
4 4 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.93%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.93%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.28%) Android
1 11 (10.28%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.87%) Windows
3 1 (0.93%) Linux
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (54.21%) Front End Development
2 55 (51.40%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (31.78%) Software Engineering
4 32 (29.91%) Microservices
5 20 (18.69%) MVC
5 20 (18.69%) TDD
6 18 (16.82%) Technical Leadership
7 16 (14.95%) Unit Testing
8 13 (12.15%) Mobile Development
9 12 (11.21%) Translating Business Requirements
10 10 (9.35%) Android Development
10 10 (9.35%) Content Management
10 10 (9.35%) Domain-Driven Design
10 10 (9.35%) iOS Development
10 10 (9.35%) Mentoring
10 10 (9.35%) Performance Optimisation
10 10 (9.35%) Software Testing
10 10 (9.35%) SOLID
10 10 (9.35%) Web Development
11 9 (8.41%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 66 (61.68%) JavaScript
2 34 (31.78%) ES6
3 30 (28.04%) TypeScript
4 19 (17.76%) C#
5 8 (7.48%) Java
6 5 (4.67%) Python
7 4 (3.74%) PHP
8 3 (2.80%) ES7
8 3 (2.80%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.87%) Ada
9 2 (1.87%) C++
10 1 (0.93%) C
10 1 (0.93%) Go
10 1 (0.93%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (6.54%) Degree
2 1 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.93%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (19.63%) QA
System Software
1 14 (13.08%) Docker
2 1 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (6.54%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.74%) Terraform
3 1 (0.93%) Kibana
Vendors
1 10 (9.35%) Xamarin
2 5 (4.67%) Google
3 3 (2.80%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.87%) BT
4 2 (1.87%) DoubleClick
4 2 (1.87%) Escenic
5 1 (0.93%) Adobe
5 1 (0.93%) Canon
5 1 (0.93%) Sage
5 1 (0.93%) SAP