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

Babel JavaScript Compiler
UK
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 677 636 846
Rank change year-on-year -41 +210 +108
Permanent jobs citing Babel 323 164 276
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.23% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.36% 1.17% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 100 141 229
10th Percentile £38,625 £41,250 £41,250
25th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -11.54% +4.00% +13.64%
75th Percentile £72,500 £80,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £87,625 £90,000 £82,850
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% - +37.50%

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 23,761 14,050 27,960
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.00% 19.85% 19.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15,402 11,379 22,424
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,322 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.22% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
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 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Babel in the UK

Babel
Top 14 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 July 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 -55 295 £62,500 -3.85% 37
London +25 223 £68,750 -8.33% 22
Work from Home -181 92 £55,000 -21.43% 12
UK excluding London -124 83 £50,000 -9.09% 15
North of England -63 29 £45,000 -5.26% 7
South East -83 28 £55,000 -15.38% 4
Yorkshire -47 26 £45,000 +5.88%
Scotland - 12 £53,000 -
South West -75 11 £50,000 +2.56%
North West -37 3 - - 4
West Midlands -58 2 £73,750 +123.48% 2
Midlands -72 2 £73,750 +120.15% 2
Northern Ireland - 2 £50,000 -
Wales - 1 £52,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 310 (95.98%) React
2 279 (86.38%) webpack
3 265 (82.04%) JavaScript
4 169 (52.32%) CSS
5 154 (47.68%) Node.js
6 153 (47.37%) Git (software)
7 145 (44.89%) HTML
8 140 (43.34%) TypeScript
9 139 (43.03%) Agile Software Development
10 137 (42.41%) User Experience
11 124 (38.39%) npm
12 123 (38.08%) Docker
13 122 (37.77%) Front End Development
14 111 (34.37%) Software Engineering
15 101 (31.27%) AWS
16 98 (30.34%) Jest
17 93 (28.79%) Redux
18 86 (26.63%) GraphQL
19 82 (25.39%) Social Skills
20 81 (25.08%) ES6
21 79 (24.46%) Test Automation
22 77 (23.84%) Games
23 75 (23.22%) Sass
24 74 (22.91%) Kubernetes
24 74 (22.91%) React Native
25 72 (22.29%) REST
26 70 (21.67%) PostgreSQL
26 70 (21.67%) RESTful
27 69 (21.36%) Finance
28 61 (18.89%) Scrum

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 7 (2.17%) CMS
1 7 (2.17%) Confluence
2 6 (1.86%) Apache
3 5 (1.55%) nginx
4 4 (1.24%) Umbraco
4 4 (1.24%) WordPress
5 3 (0.93%) Apache Airflow
5 3 (0.93%) EPiServer
5 3 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.31%) Headless CMS
6 1 (0.31%) IIS
6 1 (0.31%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (1.86%) Adobe Premiere
1 6 (1.86%) Final Cut Pro
2 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.31%) Adobe XD
2 1 (0.31%) Figma
Cloud Services
1 124 (38.39%) npm
2 101 (31.27%) AWS
3 38 (11.76%) Amazon S3
3 38 (11.76%) GitHub
4 36 (11.15%) GCP
5 34 (10.53%) Yarn
6 32 (9.91%) Serverless
7 31 (9.60%) Azure
8 27 (8.36%) AWS Lambda
9 23 (7.12%) SaaS
10 22 (6.81%) Amazon Cognito
11 15 (4.64%) Amazon EC2
11 15 (4.64%) Amazon SQS
11 15 (4.64%) AWS Fargate
11 15 (4.64%) Power Platform
12 12 (3.72%) PaaS
13 11 (3.41%) Slack
14 6 (1.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 6 (1.86%) CloudFront
15 5 (1.55%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.93%) Skype
2 2 (0.62%) HTTP
2 2 (0.62%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (21.67%) PostgreSQL
2 38 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 25 (7.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 25 (7.74%) MySQL
4 24 (7.43%) MongoDB
5 21 (6.50%) Amazon Aurora
6 18 (5.57%) Data Lake
7 15 (4.64%) Power BI
8 13 (4.02%) Blockchain
9 12 (3.72%) Redis
10 7 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (1.55%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.93%) SQLite
13 2 (0.62%) Big Data
13 2 (0.62%) SQL Server
14 1 (0.31%) Geospatial Data
14 1 (0.31%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 279 (86.38%) webpack
2 153 (47.37%) Git (software)
3 48 (14.86%) Jenkins
4 33 (10.22%) Cypress.io
5 28 (8.67%) JIRA
6 22 (6.81%) CircleCI
7 20 (6.19%) gulp
8 16 (4.95%) ESLint
9 12 (3.72%) Storybook
10 11 (3.41%) Cucumber
10 11 (3.41%) PostCSS
11 10 (3.10%) GitLab
11 10 (3.10%) Mocha
12 9 (2.79%) Grunt
12 9 (2.79%) SonarQube
13 8 (2.48%) Gradle
14 7 (2.17%) Jasmine
15 6 (1.86%) Karma Test Runner
16 5 (1.55%) TeamCity
17 4 (1.24%) Subversion
General
1 82 (25.39%) Social Skills
2 77 (23.84%) Games
3 69 (21.36%) Finance
4 37 (11.46%) Banking
5 20 (6.19%) Billing
6 19 (5.88%) Wearables
7 14 (4.33%) Publishing
8 11 (3.41%) Retail
9 10 (3.10%) Marketing
9 10 (3.10%) Public Sector
10 6 (1.86%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 6 (1.86%) Telecoms
11 4 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.93%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.62%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (0.62%) Presentation Skills
14 1 (0.31%) Legal
Job Titles
1 171 (52.94%) Developer
2 72 (22.29%) Software Engineer
3 65 (20.12%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 52 (16.10%) React Developer
5 38 (11.76%) Senior Software Engineer
6 34 (10.53%) Senior Developer
7 30 (9.29%) Full Stack Developer
8 26 (8.05%) JavaScript Developer
9 17 (5.26%) JavaScript Engineer
10 16 (4.95%) UI Developer
11 11 (3.41%) Senior UI Developer
12 10 (3.10%) Lead Developer
12 10 (3.10%) Senior React Developer
13 7 (2.17%) PHP Developer
14 6 (1.86%) Backend Developer
14 6 (1.86%) Games Engineer
14 6 (1.86%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 6 (1.86%) Senior PHP Developer
14 6 (1.86%) UI Engineer
14 6 (1.86%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 310 (95.98%) React
2 169 (52.32%) CSS
3 154 (47.68%) Node.js
4 145 (44.89%) HTML
5 98 (30.34%) Jest
6 93 (28.79%) Redux
7 86 (26.63%) GraphQL
8 75 (23.22%) Sass
9 74 (22.91%) React Native
10 72 (22.29%) REST
11 70 (21.67%) RESTful
12 58 (17.96%) AngularJS
13 56 (17.34%) Vue.js
14 50 (15.48%) Kafka
15 47 (14.55%) CSS3
16 44 (13.62%) Next.js
17 43 (13.31%) Express
18 41 (12.69%) HTML5
19 29 (8.98%) .NET
20 28 (8.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 137 (42.41%) User Experience
2 20 (6.19%) Credit Risk
3 19 (5.88%) Augmented Reality
4 18 (5.57%) Legacy Code
4 18 (5.57%) Virtual Team
5 15 (4.64%) 3D Graphics
5 15 (4.64%) Social Gaming
6 10 (3.10%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.79%) Data Structures
8 8 (2.48%) Greenfield Project
9 7 (2.17%) Blog
10 6 (1.86%) e-Learning
10 6 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.86%) Over-the-Top Content
10 6 (1.86%) Video Editing
11 3 (0.93%) Animation
11 3 (0.93%) Fat Client
11 3 (0.93%) Thin Client
11 3 (0.93%) W3C
12 2 (0.62%) STB
Operating Systems
1 25 (7.74%) Windows
2 22 (6.81%) Android
2 22 (6.81%) Apple iOS
3 6 (1.86%) Linux
3 6 (1.86%) tvOS
4 1 (0.31%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (43.03%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (37.77%) Front End Development
3 111 (34.37%) Software Engineering
4 79 (24.46%) Test Automation
5 61 (18.89%) Scrum
6 56 (17.34%) Unit Testing
7 49 (15.17%) Microservices
8 48 (14.86%) Problem-Solving
9 37 (11.46%) TDD
10 34 (10.53%) Kanban
11 33 (10.22%) Visualisation
11 33 (10.22%) Workflow
12 32 (9.91%) Web Development
13 31 (9.60%) Artificial Intelligence
14 30 (9.29%) Refactoring
15 28 (8.67%) Data Science
16 27 (8.36%) Computer Science
16 27 (8.36%) DevOps
16 27 (8.36%) Mentoring
17 26 (8.05%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 265 (82.04%) JavaScript
2 140 (43.34%) TypeScript
3 81 (25.08%) ES6
4 49 (15.17%) PHP
5 47 (14.55%) Java
6 46 (14.24%) SQL
7 43 (13.31%) Kotlin
8 41 (12.69%) Python
9 31 (9.60%) C#
10 24 (7.43%) ES7
11 14 (4.33%) Scala
12 9 (2.79%) ES8
13 8 (2.48%) Ada
14 7 (2.17%) Go
14 7 (2.17%) Ruby
15 6 (1.86%) C
16 2 (0.62%) Elm
17 1 (0.31%) CoffeeScript
17 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (2.48%) Degree
2 1 (0.31%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.31%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.31%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (16.72%) Accessibility
2 7 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 123 (38.08%) Docker
2 15 (4.64%) Firmware
3 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 74 (22.91%) Kubernetes
2 20 (6.19%) Terraform
3 12 (3.72%) Graphite
3 12 (3.72%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (3.72%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 20 (6.19%) Google
2 12 (3.72%) Splunk
3 8 (2.48%) Microsoft
4 6 (1.86%) BT
4 6 (1.86%) Facebook
4 6 (1.86%) Instagram
4 6 (1.86%) Roku
4 6 (1.86%) Samsung
4 6 (1.86%) Twitter
4 6 (1.86%) YouTube
5 4 (1.24%) Alias
6 3 (0.93%) Sage
6 3 (0.93%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.62%) Adobe
8 1 (0.31%) Xamarin