Period
to 19 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Express skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Express over the 6 months to 19 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Express
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 474 789 756
Rank change year-on-year +315 -33 +12
Permanent jobs citing Express 232 291 435
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.48% 0.21% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.10% 0.57% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 206 236 431
Median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £80,625 £81,875 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year - +6.38% +17.50%

Express is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 21,187 51,089 65,898
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.79% 37.50% 39.99%
Number of salaries quoted 18,048 41,935 54,498
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +7.84% +2.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

Express
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Express in the UK

Express
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Express in the UK

Express
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Express over the 6 months to 19 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Express in the UK

Express
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Express within the UK over the 6 months to 19 October 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
England +338 216 £52,500 -4.55% 64
UK excluding London +304 150 £50,000 - 41
London +219 80 £67,500 - 21
North of England +196 45 £50,000 +17.65% 11
Midlands +140 30 £45,000 -11.76% 12
North West +136 27 £50,000 +1.01% 9
South East +202 25 £50,000 +21.95% 5
South West +130 25 £45,000 -14.29% 9
West Midlands +106 24 £45,000 -11.76% 4
Work from Home +40 21 £52,500 +1.45% 17
North East - 17 £55,000 -
Scotland +100 14 - -
East of England +109 11 £50,000 - 3
East Midlands +90 6 £52,500 -14.29% 7
Yorkshire +125 1 £40,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 19 October 2020, IT jobs citing Express 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 Express.

1 203 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 196 (84.48%) Node.js
3 146 (62.93%) React
4 127 (54.74%) Agile Software Development
5 96 (41.38%) CSS
6 87 (37.50%) AngularJS
7 81 (34.91%) HTML
8 73 (31.47%) TypeScript
9 69 (29.74%) Redux
10 62 (26.72%) AWS
11 54 (23.28%) Git (software)
12 52 (22.41%) DevOps
12 52 (22.41%) Artificial Intelligence
13 49 (21.12%) Microservices
13 49 (21.12%) Sass
14 44 (18.97%) Machine Learning
14 44 (18.97%) Azure
15 43 (18.53%) SQL
16 42 (18.10%) MySQL
16 42 (18.10%) Web Development
16 42 (18.10%) Scrum
17 40 (17.24%) Jest
18 39 (16.81%) ES6
18 39 (16.81%) Mocha
19 38 (16.38%) jQuery
20 37 (15.95%) MongoDB
21 36 (15.52%) RESTful
21 36 (15.52%) Docker
22 35 (15.09%) Software Engineering
23 34 (14.66%) Microsoft

Express
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 (3.88%) CMS
2 7 (3.02%) IIS
3 6 (2.59%) WordPress
4 5 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (2.16%) nginx
5 4 (1.72%) Apache
6 1 (0.43%) Confluence
Applications
1 24 (10.34%) Chatbot
2 3 (1.29%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.43%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 6 (2.59%) Shopify
2 5 (2.16%) Magento
3 4 (1.72%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 62 (26.72%) AWS
2 44 (18.97%) Azure
3 31 (13.36%) SaaS
4 18 (7.76%) AWS CloudFormation
4 18 (7.76%) Serverless
5 16 (6.90%) npm
6 13 (5.60%) GCP
7 10 (4.31%) Amazon S3
7 10 (4.31%) AWS Lambda
7 10 (4.31%) IBM Cloud
8 7 (3.02%) GitHub
9 6 (2.59%) DigitalOcean
10 5 (2.16%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (2.16%) Cloudflare
11 3 (1.29%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (1.29%) BrowserStack
12 2 (0.86%) Amazon Cognito
12 2 (0.86%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.86%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.86%) SonarCloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.72%) Broadband
1 4 (1.72%) HTTP
2 2 (0.86%) Intranet
3 1 (0.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (18.10%) MySQL
2 37 (15.95%) MongoDB
3 34 (14.66%) Relational Database
4 25 (10.78%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (7.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 10 (4.31%) NoSQL
7 9 (3.88%) SQL Server
8 8 (3.45%) Redis
9 5 (2.16%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.86%) Big Data
11 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 54 (23.28%) Git (software)
2 39 (16.81%) Mocha
3 34 (14.66%) webpack
4 22 (9.48%) CircleCI
5 14 (6.03%) Bitbucket
6 13 (5.60%) Jasmine
7 12 (5.17%) Grunt
8 10 (4.31%) Babel
8 10 (4.31%) gulp
8 10 (4.31%) Karma Test Runner
9 9 (3.88%) Jenkins
10 8 (3.45%) Cypress.io
11 7 (3.02%) Oracle Forms
11 7 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (2.59%) git-flow
13 5 (2.16%) Codeship
13 5 (2.16%) Cucumber
13 5 (2.16%) TestCafe
14 4 (1.72%) JIRA
14 4 (1.72%) Sinon.JS
General
1 22 (9.48%) Finance
2 18 (7.76%) Retail
3 7 (3.02%) Public Sector
4 5 (2.16%) German Language
4 5 (2.16%) Local Government
5 4 (1.72%) Legal
6 3 (1.29%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.86%) Back Office
7 2 (0.86%) Games
8 1 (0.43%) Front Office
8 1 (0.43%) Law
8 1 (0.43%) Marketing
8 1 (0.43%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 174 (75.00%) Developer
2 57 (24.57%) JavaScript Developer
3 50 (21.55%) Full Stack Developer
4 49 (21.12%) Node.js Developer
5 43 (18.53%) React Developer
6 37 (15.95%) Senior Developer
7 33 (14.22%) JavaScript Engineer
8 18 (7.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 14 (6.03%) Software Developer
10 13 (5.60%) Web Developer
11 11 (4.74%) HTML CSS Developer
11 11 (4.74%) HTML Developer
12 10 (4.31%) AWS Developer
13 9 (3.88%) C# Developer
13 9 (3.88%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 9 (3.88%) Software Engineer
14 8 (3.45%) AWS Engineer
14 8 (3.45%) Lead Developer
15 7 (3.02%) C# .NET Developer
15 7 (3.02%) Senior React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (84.48%) Node.js
2 146 (62.93%) React
3 96 (41.38%) CSS
4 87 (37.50%) AngularJS
5 81 (34.91%) HTML
6 69 (29.74%) Redux
7 49 (21.12%) Sass
8 40 (17.24%) Jest
9 38 (16.38%) jQuery
10 36 (15.52%) RESTful
11 34 (14.66%) Natural Language Processing
11 34 (14.66%) Next.js
11 34 (14.66%) React Native
12 30 (12.93%) Enzyme
12 30 (12.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 28 (12.07%) MEAN Stack
14 27 (11.64%) .NET
14 27 (11.64%) REST
15 23 (9.91%) GraphQL
15 23 (9.91%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 33 (14.22%) Mobile App
2 32 (13.79%) Greenfield Project
3 24 (10.34%) User Experience
4 20 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (5.60%) N-Tier
6 9 (3.88%) Cloud Native
7 7 (3.02%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (2.59%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (2.16%) Robotics
10 4 (1.72%) Life Science
10 4 (1.72%) Smart Home
10 4 (1.72%) W3C
11 3 (1.29%) Augmented Reality
11 3 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.86%) Smart Meter
12 2 (0.86%) SWIFT
13 1 (0.43%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (5.60%) Linux
2 4 (1.72%) Android
2 4 (1.72%) Unix
3 2 (0.86%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (54.74%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (22.41%) Artificial Intelligence
2 52 (22.41%) DevOps
3 49 (21.12%) Microservices
4 44 (18.97%) Machine Learning
5 42 (18.10%) Scrum
5 42 (18.10%) Web Development
6 35 (15.09%) Software Engineering
7 32 (13.79%) TDD
8 30 (12.93%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (12.93%) Front End Development
9 29 (12.50%) E-Commerce
10 28 (12.07%) Mentoring
10 28 (12.07%) OO
11 24 (10.34%) Conversational UI
11 24 (10.34%) Test Automation
12 21 (9.05%) SDLC
13 20 (8.62%) API Development
13 20 (8.62%) BDD
14 19 (8.19%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 203 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 73 (31.47%) TypeScript
3 43 (18.53%) SQL
4 39 (16.81%) ES6
5 31 (13.36%) C#
6 29 (12.50%) Java
7 17 (7.33%) C++
7 17 (7.33%) Python
8 13 (5.60%) PHP
9 6 (2.59%) Ruby
10 4 (1.72%) ES7
11 2 (0.86%) Java 8
11 2 (0.86%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.43%) Go
Qualifications
1 10 (4.31%) Degree
2 7 (3.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.29%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.43%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.62%) QA
System Software
1 36 (15.52%) Docker
2 3 (1.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (3.02%) Kubernetes
2 5 (2.16%) Ansible
2 5 (2.16%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.16%) Terraform
3 1 (0.43%) Grafana
3 1 (0.43%) Kibana
Vendors
1 34 (14.66%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.03%) Ceridian
3 11 (4.74%) Google
3 11 (4.74%) Oracle
3 11 (4.74%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (4.31%) IBM
5 5 (2.16%) Zend
6 3 (1.29%) New Relic
7 2 (0.86%) Splunk
7 2 (0.86%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.43%) Sun