Period
to 28 July 2021

The median annual salary for a JavaScript Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 28 July 2021.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript Developer
UK
6 months to
28 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 263 192 223
Rank change year-on-year -71 +31 -59
Permanent jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 1,487 1,253 2,301
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.32% 1.80% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.90% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1,235 1,125 2,069
10th Percentile £33,500 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 103,036 66,047 138,071
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.23% 95.02% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 73,260 53,902 111,627
10th Percentile £31,986 £31,250 £28,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

JavaScript Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured JavaScript Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript Developer in the UK

JavaScript Developer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing JavaScript Developer.

Salary trend for JavaScript Developer in the UK

JavaScript Developer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing JavaScript Developer over the 6 months to 28 July 2021.

Salary histogram for JavaScript Developer in the UK

JavaScript Developer
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 28 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 -61 1,385 £55,000 +3.77% 350
UK excluding London -79 712 £45,000 - 176
London -56 682 £72,500 +3.57% 193
Work from Home -52 479 £50,000 -4.76% 132
South East -58 236 £50,000 +5.26% 29
North of England -65 192 £37,500 -21.05% 62
South West -38 138 £49,500 +17.16% 18
North West +6 125 £40,000 -20.00% 32
Midlands -65 82 £43,000 -4.44% 28
West Midlands -74 46 £42,000 -6.67% 13
Yorkshire -117 39 £42,500 -5.56% 21
East of England -42 36 £50,000 - 20
East Midlands -43 36 £45,000 +5.88% 15
North East -12 28 £35,000 -22.22% 9
Scotland -84 22 £50,000 +11.11% 17
Wales -29 5 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Northern Ireland -39 4 £27,000 -46.00% 1

JavaScript Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2021, JavaScript Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring JavaScript Developer in the job title.

1 1,487 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 995 (66.91%) React
3 732 (49.23%) Agile Software Development
4 663 (44.59%) AngularJS
5 650 (43.71%) Node.js
6 572 (38.47%) Full Stack Development
7 519 (34.90%) TypeScript
8 514 (34.57%) HTML
9 488 (32.82%) CSS
10 430 (28.92%) Git (software)
11 395 (26.56%) AWS
12 375 (25.22%) SQL
13 356 (23.94%) Front End Development
14 340 (22.86%) Vue.js
15 326 (21.92%) Azure
16 319 (21.45%) Software Engineering
17 313 (21.05%) Microservices
18 276 (18.56%) Finance
19 273 (18.36%) Java
20 256 (17.22%) REST
21 255 (17.15%) Docker
22 248 (16.68%) C#
23 247 (16.61%) HTML5
24 240 (16.14%) Python
25 230 (15.47%) DevOps
26 224 (15.06%) User Experience
27 220 (14.79%) Scrum
28 203 (13.65%) Web Services
29 202 (13.58%) .NET
30 192 (12.91%) Web Development

JavaScript Developer Skill Set
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 62 (4.17%) Apache
2 50 (3.36%) CMS
3 42 (2.82%) Elasticsearch
4 32 (2.15%) Confluence
5 28 (1.88%) WordPress
6 24 (1.61%) Headless CMS
7 21 (1.41%) Apache Spark
8 20 (1.34%) IIS
9 17 (1.14%) nginx
10 11 (0.74%) SharePoint
11 8 (0.54%) ThingWorx
12 5 (0.34%) Drupal
13 3 (0.20%) GeoServer
13 3 (0.20%) Kentico
13 3 (0.20%) Umbraco
14 2 (0.13%) ArcGIS
14 2 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
15 1 (0.067%) Camunda
15 1 (0.067%) Moodle
15 1 (0.067%) Totara
Applications
1 11 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.54%) InVision
3 7 (0.47%) Chatbot
4 5 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
5 4 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.13%) Adobe XD
6 2 (0.13%) EngageOne
6 2 (0.13%) Figma
7 1 (0.067%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 9 (0.61%) Magento
2 7 (0.47%) Shopify
3 5 (0.34%) WebTrends
4 4 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
5 3 (0.20%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.067%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.067%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 395 (26.56%) AWS
2 326 (21.92%) Azure
3 185 (12.44%) GCP
4 171 (11.50%) Serverless
5 127 (8.54%) AWS Lambda
6 117 (7.87%) npm
7 83 (5.58%) Amazon S3
8 82 (5.51%) Amazon EC2
9 75 (5.04%) SaaS
10 70 (4.71%) GitHub
11 38 (2.56%) Azure Functions
12 32 (2.15%) Amazon Cognito
12 32 (2.15%) Firebase
13 31 (2.08%) Yarn
14 28 (1.88%) Cloud Functions
14 28 (1.88%) Power Platform
15 18 (1.21%) Amazon SQS
16 13 (0.87%) Azure Service Bus
17 12 (0.81%) Azure Cosmos DB
17 12 (0.81%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.15%) Broadband
2 6 (0.40%) HTTP
3 4 (0.27%) DAB
3 4 (0.27%) SSH
4 2 (0.13%) 5G
4 2 (0.13%) Internet
4 2 (0.13%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (0.13%) SNMP
4 2 (0.13%) VoIP
5 1 (0.067%) Firewall
5 1 (0.067%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (11.57%) MongoDB
2 154 (10.36%) MySQL
3 114 (7.67%) SQL Server
4 96 (6.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 77 (5.18%) PostgreSQL
6 62 (4.17%) NoSQL
7 48 (3.23%) Apache Ignite
8 29 (1.95%) Relational Database
9 21 (1.41%) Data Lake
9 21 (1.41%) Hadoop
10 20 (1.34%) Apache Hive
10 20 (1.34%) Power BI
11 17 (1.14%) Redis
12 16 (1.08%) Data Mining
13 14 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
13 14 (0.94%) Big Data
14 10 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
14 10 (0.67%) Blockchain
15 8 (0.54%) BigQuery
16 6 (0.40%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 430 (28.92%) Git (software)
2 145 (9.75%) webpack
3 120 (8.07%) Jenkins
4 82 (5.51%) JIRA
5 60 (4.03%) Cypress.io
6 37 (2.49%) Mocha
7 29 (1.95%) Gradle
8 26 (1.75%) Babel
9 22 (1.48%) Jasmine
10 21 (1.41%) CircleCI
10 21 (1.41%) TeamCity
11 20 (1.34%) Octopus Deploy
12 18 (1.21%) Storybook
13 17 (1.14%) Selenium
14 16 (1.08%) gulp
15 15 (1.01%) git-flow
16 14 (0.94%) GitLab
17 12 (0.81%) Postman
18 11 (0.74%) Bitbucket
18 11 (0.74%) Cucumber
General
1 276 (18.56%) Finance
2 162 (10.89%) Social Skills
3 126 (8.47%) Front Office
4 86 (5.78%) Banking
4 86 (5.78%) Retail
5 78 (5.25%) Marketing
6 67 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
7 39 (2.62%) Manufacturing
8 37 (2.49%) Games
9 34 (2.29%) Public Sector
10 28 (1.88%) Advertising
10 28 (1.88%) Law
11 24 (1.61%) Automotive
12 22 (1.48%) Telecoms
13 20 (1.34%) Investment Banking
14 15 (1.01%) Wearables
15 14 (0.94%) Legal
15 14 (0.94%) Organisational Skills
16 10 (0.67%) Billing
16 10 (0.67%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 995 (66.91%) React
2 663 (44.59%) AngularJS
3 650 (43.71%) Node.js
4 514 (34.57%) HTML
5 488 (32.82%) CSS
6 340 (22.86%) Vue.js
7 256 (17.22%) REST
8 247 (16.61%) HTML5
9 203 (13.65%) Web Services
10 202 (13.58%) .NET
11 163 (10.96%) CSS3
12 162 (10.89%) Redux
13 156 (10.49%) jQuery
14 121 (8.14%) GraphQL
15 111 (7.46%) React Native
16 104 (6.99%) Sass
17 100 (6.72%) RESTful
18 81 (5.45%) Express
18 81 (5.45%) Kafka
19 80 (5.38%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 224 (15.06%) User Experience
2 115 (7.73%) Equities
3 112 (7.53%) Mobile App
4 108 (7.26%) Greenfield Project
5 104 (6.99%) Fixed Income
6 100 (6.72%) Derivative
7 82 (5.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 68 (4.57%) Hedge funds
9 43 (2.89%) Social Media
10 42 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
11 37 (2.49%) Legacy Systems
12 36 (2.42%) Data Structures
13 32 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
14 31 (2.08%) Cloud Native
15 30 (2.02%) Algorithms
16 26 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
17 16 (1.08%) N-Tier
18 15 (1.01%) 3D Graphics
18 15 (1.01%) Video on Demand
18 15 (1.01%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 130 (8.74%) Linux
2 55 (3.70%) Android
2 55 (3.70%) Apple iOS
3 35 (2.35%) Windows
4 6 (0.40%) Unix
5 5 (0.34%) Debian
5 5 (0.34%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.13%) CentOS
7 1 (0.067%) Android TV
7 1 (0.067%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 732 (49.23%) Agile Software Development
2 572 (38.47%) Full Stack Development
3 356 (23.94%) Front End Development
4 319 (21.45%) Software Engineering
5 313 (21.05%) Microservices
6 230 (15.47%) DevOps
7 220 (14.79%) Scrum
8 192 (12.91%) Web Development
9 163 (10.96%) TDD
10 157 (10.56%) MVC
11 153 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
12 143 (9.62%) Mentoring
13 126 (8.47%) Unit Testing
14 125 (8.41%) Computer Science
15 123 (8.27%) E-Commerce
16 119 (8.00%) Analytics
17 118 (7.94%) Problem-Solving
18 114 (7.67%) Artificial Intelligence
18 114 (7.67%) OO
19 107 (7.20%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1,487 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 519 (34.90%) TypeScript
3 375 (25.22%) SQL
4 273 (18.36%) Java
5 248 (16.68%) C#
6 240 (16.14%) Python
7 175 (11.77%) PHP
8 108 (7.26%) ES6
9 68 (4.57%) Go
10 58 (3.90%) Kotlin
11 50 (3.36%) Scala
12 48 (3.23%) Clojure
13 40 (2.69%) T-SQL
14 36 (2.42%) R
15 22 (1.48%) Gremlin
16 12 (0.81%) Ruby
17 11 (0.74%) Bash Shell
17 11 (0.74%) Java 8
17 11 (0.74%) Perl
18 10 (0.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 138 (9.28%) Degree
2 51 (3.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (0.87%) SC Cleared
3 13 (0.87%) Security Cleared
4 12 (0.81%) Numerate Degree
5 11 (0.74%) Master's Degree
6 7 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (0.20%) PhD
8 2 (0.13%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.13%) HND
9 1 (0.067%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (3.90%) Accessibility
2 28 (1.88%) QA
3 9 (0.61%) GDPR
4 2 (0.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 255 (17.15%) Docker
2 15 (1.01%) Firmware
3 7 (0.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 155 (10.42%) Kubernetes
2 62 (4.17%) Terraform
3 7 (0.47%) Ansible
4 4 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (0.20%) Kibana
6 1 (0.067%) Grafana
6 1 (0.067%) Istio
6 1 (0.067%) OpenNebula
6 1 (0.067%) OpenView
6 1 (0.067%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 126 (8.47%) Microsoft
2 109 (7.33%) Google
3 52 (3.50%) Zend
4 48 (3.23%) Oracle
5 17 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (0.94%) SAP
7 12 (0.81%) Adobe
8 10 (0.67%) BT
8 10 (0.67%) Sun
9 8 (0.54%) Kony
10 7 (0.47%) IBM
10 7 (0.47%) Temenos
11 6 (0.40%) Databricks
11 6 (0.40%) Panasonic
11 6 (0.40%) WooCommerce
12 5 (0.34%) Apple
12 5 (0.34%) Atlassian
12 5 (0.34%) HubSpot
12 5 (0.34%) iManage
13 4 (0.27%) hybris