Period
to 13 April 2021

The median annual salary for a JavaScript Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 13 April 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
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 184 208 199
Rank change year-on-year +24 -9 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 1,466 1,894 2,616
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.77% 1.66% 1.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 1.74% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,341 1,632 2,317
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%

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 77,346 108,572 142,944
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.13% 95.37% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 60,849 88,179 115,251
10th Percentile £31,500 £29,750 £28,500
25th Percentile £40,750 £37,750 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 13 April 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 13 April 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 +29 1,370 £55,000 +4.76% 342
UK excluding London +13 779 £48,000 +6.67% 190
London +24 622 £70,000 - 170
Work from Home +11 448 £55,000 +4.76% 128
South West +40 201 £50,000 +11.11% 18
North of England -6 191 £38,500 -18.52% 52
South East +2 183 £50,000 +5.26% 32
North West +43 114 £37,500 -16.67% 29
Midlands +17 92 £47,500 +5.56% 47
East of England +53 67 £45,000 -5.26% 24
Yorkshire -55 60 £45,000 - 13
East Midlands +30 57 £47,500 +5.56% 20
West Midlands -8 35 £50,000 +11.11% 26
Scotland -34 30 £42,500 -5.56% 9
North East 0 17 £35,000 -26.32% 10
Northern Ireland +3 11 £40,000 -1.23% 4
Wales +11 6 £48,750 -2.50% 5

JavaScript Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 April 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 1,466 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 850 (57.98%) React
3 764 (52.11%) Agile Software Development
4 646 (44.07%) Node.js
5 604 (41.20%) AngularJS
6 545 (37.18%) HTML
7 521 (35.54%) CSS
8 376 (25.65%) TypeScript
9 364 (24.83%) AWS
10 356 (24.28%) Azure
11 351 (23.94%) Software Engineering
12 339 (23.12%) SQL
13 315 (21.49%) Front End Development
14 312 (21.28%) Vue.js
15 293 (19.99%) Git (software)
16 288 (19.65%) Finance
17 282 (19.24%) C#
18 276 (18.83%) Microservices
19 265 (18.08%) Docker
20 248 (16.92%) DevOps
21 243 (16.58%) Java
22 235 (16.03%) Python
23 230 (15.69%) HTML5
24 208 (14.19%) MongoDB
25 205 (13.98%) Scrum
26 204 (13.92%) User Experience
27 190 (12.96%) PHP
28 188 (12.82%) GCP
29 184 (12.55%) .NET
30 179 (12.21%) 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 39 (2.66%) Apache Spark
2 36 (2.46%) Elasticsearch
3 34 (2.32%) CMS
4 27 (1.84%) Apache
5 25 (1.71%) Confluence
6 20 (1.36%) WordPress
7 11 (0.75%) IIS
8 9 (0.61%) Headless CMS
9 7 (0.48%) SharePoint
10 5 (0.34%) Drupal
10 5 (0.34%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.27%) GeoServer
11 4 (0.27%) nginx
12 2 (0.14%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.14%) EPiServer
13 1 (0.068%) Jadu
13 1 (0.068%) JBoss
13 1 (0.068%) Kentico
13 1 (0.068%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (0.95%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (0.89%) InVision
3 8 (0.55%) Chatbot
4 5 (0.34%) Figma
4 5 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.14%) Sketch
6 1 (0.068%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.068%) GIMP
6 1 (0.068%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (0.55%) Shopify
2 4 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.20%) Magento
4 1 (0.068%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 364 (24.83%) AWS
2 356 (24.28%) Azure
3 188 (12.82%) GCP
4 115 (7.84%) Serverless
5 79 (5.39%) AWS Lambda
6 68 (4.64%) SaaS
7 57 (3.89%) Azure Functions
8 55 (3.75%) GitHub
9 50 (3.41%) Amazon EC2
10 37 (2.52%) npm
11 31 (2.11%) Amazon S3
12 30 (2.05%) Cloud Functions
13 29 (1.98%) Firebase
14 20 (1.36%) Azure Active Directory
15 14 (0.95%) Yarn
16 12 (0.82%) Amazon SQS
17 10 (0.68%) PaaS
17 10 (0.68%) Power Platform
18 9 (0.61%) Amazon Cognito
19 8 (0.55%) Asana
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.34%) Internet
2 4 (0.27%) Broadband
3 3 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.14%) HTTP
4 2 (0.14%) SNMP
4 2 (0.14%) VoIP
5 1 (0.068%) Intranet
5 1 (0.068%) IPFS
5 1 (0.068%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
5 1 (0.068%) RFID
5 1 (0.068%) SSH
5 1 (0.068%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (14.19%) MongoDB
2 134 (9.14%) MySQL
3 117 (7.98%) PostgreSQL
4 98 (6.68%) SQL Server
5 90 (6.14%) NoSQL
6 81 (5.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 55 (3.75%) Relational Database
8 39 (2.66%) Hadoop
9 38 (2.59%) Apache Hive
10 19 (1.30%) Apache Ignite
11 17 (1.16%) Redis
12 13 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
13 8 (0.55%) Cosmos DB
13 8 (0.55%) Neo4j
13 8 (0.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (0.48%) Power BI
15 6 (0.41%) Blockchain
16 5 (0.34%) Big Data
16 5 (0.34%) Tableau
17 4 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 293 (19.99%) Git (software)
2 95 (6.48%) Jenkins
3 86 (5.87%) webpack
4 57 (3.89%) JIRA
5 54 (3.68%) Mocha
6 35 (2.39%) Cypress.io
7 29 (1.98%) Visual Studio Team System
8 26 (1.77%) Jasmine
9 22 (1.50%) Visual Studio
10 21 (1.43%) gulp
11 20 (1.36%) Selenium
12 17 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
13 13 (0.89%) Karma Test Runner
14 12 (0.82%) CircleCI
14 12 (0.82%) Gradle
15 11 (0.75%) Artifactory
15 11 (0.75%) Flyway
15 11 (0.75%) git-flow
15 11 (0.75%) Maven
16 8 (0.55%) Grunt
General
1 288 (19.65%) Finance
2 149 (10.16%) Front Office
3 113 (7.71%) Retail
4 74 (5.05%) Banking
5 56 (3.82%) Public Sector
6 49 (3.34%) Marketing
7 35 (2.39%) Manufacturing
8 29 (1.98%) Games
9 28 (1.91%) Law
10 27 (1.84%) Automotive
11 22 (1.50%) Telecoms
12 14 (0.95%) Investment Banking
13 12 (0.82%) Publishing
14 10 (0.68%) Legal
15 9 (0.61%) Electronics
16 8 (0.55%) Advertising
17 6 (0.41%) Financial Institution
18 3 (0.20%) Local Government
19 2 (0.14%) Police
19 2 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 850 (57.98%) React
2 646 (44.07%) Node.js
3 604 (41.20%) AngularJS
4 545 (37.18%) HTML
5 521 (35.54%) CSS
6 312 (21.28%) Vue.js
7 230 (15.69%) HTML5
8 184 (12.55%) .NET
9 172 (11.73%) Redux
10 170 (11.60%) REST
11 160 (10.91%) Web Services
12 142 (9.69%) CSS3
13 129 (8.80%) jQuery
14 115 (7.84%) React Native
15 107 (7.30%) GraphQL
16 99 (6.75%) Sass
17 91 (6.21%) RESTful
18 88 (6.00%) Kafka
19 85 (5.80%) .NET Core
20 84 (5.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 204 (13.92%) User Experience
2 126 (8.59%) Greenfield Project
3 93 (6.34%) Mobile App
4 91 (6.21%) Fixed Income
5 89 (6.07%) Equities
6 83 (5.66%) Derivative
7 67 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
8 58 (3.96%) Social Media
9 41 (2.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 38 (2.59%) Hedge funds
11 31 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
12 30 (2.05%) Cloud Native
12 30 (2.05%) N-Tier
13 26 (1.77%) Linux Command Line
14 23 (1.57%) Data Structures
15 19 (1.30%) Algorithms
16 18 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
17 13 (0.89%) Digital Media
17 13 (0.89%) Virtual Team
18 11 (0.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 113 (7.71%) Linux
2 30 (2.05%) Android
3 29 (1.98%) Apple iOS
4 22 (1.50%) Windows
5 7 (0.48%) Ubuntu
6 6 (0.41%) Debian
6 6 (0.41%) Unix
6 6 (0.41%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 764 (52.11%) Agile Software Development
2 351 (23.94%) Software Engineering
3 315 (21.49%) Front End Development
4 276 (18.83%) Microservices
5 248 (16.92%) DevOps
6 205 (13.98%) Scrum
7 179 (12.21%) Web Development
8 156 (10.64%) MVC
9 151 (10.30%) TDD
10 137 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
11 129 (8.80%) OO
12 117 (7.98%) OOP
12 117 (7.98%) Unit Testing
13 116 (7.91%) Analytics
14 110 (7.50%) Fintech
15 108 (7.37%) Computer Science
16 107 (7.30%) Problem-Solving
17 99 (6.75%) BDD
18 93 (6.34%) Mentoring
19 92 (6.28%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1,466 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 376 (25.65%) TypeScript
3 339 (23.12%) SQL
4 282 (19.24%) C#
5 243 (16.58%) Java
6 235 (16.03%) Python
7 190 (12.96%) PHP
8 108 (7.37%) ES6
9 64 (4.37%) Go
10 54 (3.68%) R
11 41 (2.80%) T-SQL
12 30 (2.05%) Kotlin
13 26 (1.77%) PowerShell
14 21 (1.43%) Scala
15 19 (1.30%) Clojure
15 19 (1.30%) Java 8
16 13 (0.89%) Ruby
17 9 (0.61%) Bash Shell
17 9 (0.61%) C++
17 9 (0.61%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 109 (7.44%) Degree
2 29 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (0.95%) Security Cleared
4 11 (0.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 11 (0.75%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.55%) Master's Degree
6 5 (0.34%) HND
7 2 (0.14%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.068%) ISEB
8 1 (0.068%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.068%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.068%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (2.32%) QA
2 4 (0.27%) WCAG
System Software
1 265 (18.08%) Docker
2 20 (1.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 166 (11.32%) Kubernetes
2 87 (5.93%) Terraform
3 7 (0.48%) Ansible
4 5 (0.34%) Puppet
5 4 (0.27%) Kibana
6 1 (0.068%) OpenView
Vendors
1 103 (7.03%) Microsoft
2 66 (4.50%) Google
3 59 (4.02%) Oracle
4 51 (3.48%) Zend
5 17 (1.16%) Sun
6 12 (0.82%) IBM
7 11 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (0.68%) SAP
9 8 (0.55%) Kony
9 8 (0.55%) Xamarin
10 7 (0.48%) Temenos
11 4 (0.27%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.27%) HubSpot
11 4 (0.27%) Mapbox
12 3 (0.20%) T-Plan
13 2 (0.14%) Apple
13 2 (0.14%) ESRI
13 2 (0.14%) Splunk
13 2 (0.14%) Sybase
14 1 (0.068%) Sage