Period
to 5 April 2020

The median annual salary for a JavaScript Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 5 April 2020.

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
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 209 197 156
Rank change year-on-year -12 -41 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 1,915 2,606 4,023
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.64% 1.75% 2.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.72% 1.82% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,768 2,521 3,867
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +10.00%

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 111,151 143,157 171,005
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.39% 95.98% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 89,147 114,205 140,245
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

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 5 April 2020.

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 5 April 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 -15 1,765 £52,500 +5.00% 282
UK excluding London -8 1,052 £45,000 - 155
London +1 820 £70,000 +16.67% 137
South East -1 303 £47,500 +5.56% 39
North of England +3 278 £47,000 +6.82% 49
Work from Home -9 184 £52,500 -4.55% 27
South West +28 166 £45,000 +5.88% 18
Yorkshire +9 129 £45,000 +2.27% 12
Midlands +48 119 £45,000 +5.88% 22
North West +4 117 £45,000 - 31
Scotland +31 79 £45,000 -14.29% 9
East of England -66 76 £47,500 -5.00% 16
West Midlands +67 71 £45,000 +2.27% 12
East Midlands +16 48 £45,000 +12.50% 10
North East +23 32 £47,500 +15.15% 6
Wales +8 29 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Northern Ireland 0 10 £40,500 -19.00% 1

JavaScript Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 April 2020, 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 1,915 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 935 (48.83%) React
3 932 (48.67%) CSS
4 922 (48.15%) HTML
5 914 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
6 717 (37.44%) Node.js
7 711 (37.13%) AngularJS
8 575 (30.03%) Front End Development
9 414 (21.62%) HTML5
10 401 (20.94%) Web Development
11 367 (19.16%) C#
12 364 (19.01%) Git (software)
13 350 (18.28%) Vue.js
14 340 (17.75%) Java
15 325 (16.97%) AWS
16 321 (16.76%) .NET
17 320 (16.71%) Software Engineering
18 314 (16.40%) TDD
19 312 (16.29%) TypeScript
20 296 (15.46%) Finance
21 273 (14.26%) Redux
22 272 (14.20%) User Experience
23 271 (14.15%) DevOps
23 271 (14.15%) jQuery
24 263 (13.73%) Python
25 261 (13.63%) CSS3
26 255 (13.32%) SQL
27 254 (13.26%) PHP
28 241 (12.58%) Azure
29 218 (11.38%) Docker

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 60 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
2 48 (2.51%) CMS
3 28 (1.46%) WordPress
4 23 (1.20%) Apache
5 21 (1.10%) IIS
6 17 (0.89%) Confluence
7 16 (0.84%) nginx
8 15 (0.78%) MQSeries
9 11 (0.57%) Apache Spark
9 11 (0.57%) SharePoint
10 8 (0.42%) Headless CMS
11 5 (0.26%) Ethereum
12 4 (0.21%) Drupal
12 4 (0.21%) Gunicorn
12 4 (0.21%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
14 2 (0.10%) EPiServer
14 2 (0.10%) Kentico
15 1 (0.052%) Liferay
15 1 (0.052%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 11 (0.57%) Photoshop
2 8 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.42%) Sketch
3 6 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (0.31%) UserZoom
4 5 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (0.26%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.16%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.052%) Adobe XD
6 1 (0.052%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.052%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.052%) Revit
Business Applications
1 19 (0.99%) Magento
2 4 (0.21%) Shopify
3 2 (0.10%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.052%) Odoo
4 1 (0.052%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 325 (16.97%) AWS
2 241 (12.58%) Azure
3 116 (6.06%) GCP
4 100 (5.22%) Serverless
5 74 (3.86%) AWS Lambda
6 60 (3.13%) SaaS
7 51 (2.66%) GitHub
8 46 (2.40%) npm
9 28 (1.46%) Azure Functions
10 26 (1.36%) Firebase
11 23 (1.20%) Amazon S3
12 21 (1.10%) Amazon ECS
13 15 (0.78%) Amazon SQS
14 12 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
15 10 (0.52%) Adobe Analytics
16 9 (0.47%) Yarn
17 8 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
18 7 (0.37%) Fastly
18 7 (0.37%) Office 365
18 7 (0.37%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 41 (2.14%) Internet
2 14 (0.73%) HTTP
3 13 (0.68%) DNS
4 11 (0.57%) SNA
5 10 (0.52%) RTP
6 7 (0.37%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.26%) Wireless
8 4 (0.21%) Intranet
8 4 (0.21%) MQTT
8 4 (0.21%) Network Security
9 2 (0.10%) 3GPP
9 2 (0.10%) SMTP
9 2 (0.10%) SSH
10 1 (0.052%) ATM
10 1 (0.052%) Skype
10 1 (0.052%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (7.83%) MySQL
2 145 (7.57%) SQL Server
3 104 (5.43%) MongoDB
4 89 (4.65%) PostgreSQL
5 66 (3.45%) NoSQL
6 52 (2.72%) Relational Database
7 35 (1.83%) Redis
8 32 (1.67%) Big Data
9 21 (1.10%) Blockchain
10 17 (0.89%) SQL Server 2019
11 16 (0.84%) Amazon Redshift
12 12 (0.63%) RDBMS
12 12 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
13 11 (0.57%) Data Mining
13 11 (0.57%) Hadoop
14 10 (0.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 6 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
16 5 (0.26%) SQL Server 2014
17 4 (0.21%) Power BI
17 4 (0.21%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 364 (19.01%) Git (software)
2 201 (10.50%) webpack
3 87 (4.54%) gulp
4 80 (4.18%) Grunt
5 69 (3.60%) Jenkins
6 65 (3.39%) JIRA
7 44 (2.30%) Jasmine
8 43 (2.25%) Bitbucket
9 39 (2.04%) Subversion
10 34 (1.78%) Babel
11 28 (1.46%) Visual Studio
12 27 (1.41%) Selenium
13 26 (1.36%) Karma Test Runner
14 25 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
15 23 (1.20%) Maven
16 22 (1.15%) Cypress.io
16 22 (1.15%) Mercurial
16 22 (1.15%) RStudio
17 21 (1.10%) Mocha
18 19 (0.99%) Xcode
General
1 296 (15.46%) Finance
2 112 (5.85%) Banking
3 95 (4.96%) Marketing
4 70 (3.66%) Retail
5 66 (3.45%) Games
6 44 (2.30%) Investment Banking
7 43 (2.25%) Front Office
8 28 (1.46%) Financial Institution
9 27 (1.41%) Manufacturing
10 20 (1.04%) Public Sector
11 19 (0.99%) Law
12 18 (0.94%) Telecoms
13 15 (0.78%) Advertising
14 14 (0.73%) Electronics
15 6 (0.31%) Legal
16 5 (0.26%) Music Industry
16 5 (0.26%) Publishing
17 4 (0.21%) Automotive
17 4 (0.21%) German Language
17 4 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 935 (48.83%) React
2 932 (48.67%) CSS
3 922 (48.15%) HTML
4 717 (37.44%) Node.js
5 711 (37.13%) AngularJS
6 414 (21.62%) HTML5
7 350 (18.28%) Vue.js
8 321 (16.76%) .NET
9 273 (14.26%) Redux
10 271 (14.15%) jQuery
11 261 (13.63%) CSS3
12 201 (10.50%) Sass
13 195 (10.18%) ASP.NET
14 192 (10.03%) REST
15 175 (9.14%) Web Services
16 151 (7.89%) RESTful
17 125 (6.53%) GraphQL
18 122 (6.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 111 (5.80%) ASP.NET MVC
20 108 (5.64%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 272 (14.20%) User Experience
2 183 (9.56%) Greenfield Project
3 106 (5.54%) Mobile App
4 85 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 54 (2.82%) Hedge funds
6 42 (2.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 41 (2.14%) Derivative
7 41 (2.14%) Fixed Income
8 40 (2.09%) Cloud Native
8 40 (2.09%) Equities
9 31 (1.62%) Algorithms
10 27 (1.41%) Data Structures
11 23 (1.20%) Blog
12 21 (1.10%) Management Information System
13 19 (0.99%) Social Media
14 18 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
15 16 (0.84%) Virtual Team
16 14 (0.73%) Analytical Mindset
16 14 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
17 13 (0.68%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 119 (6.21%) Linux
2 51 (2.66%) Android
3 48 (2.51%) Apple iOS
3 48 (2.51%) Windows
4 36 (1.88%) Unix
5 10 (0.52%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.21%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.052%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 914 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
2 575 (30.03%) Front End Development
3 401 (20.94%) Web Development
4 320 (16.71%) Software Engineering
5 314 (16.40%) TDD
6 271 (14.15%) DevOps
7 217 (11.33%) Microservices
8 215 (11.23%) MVC
9 200 (10.44%) Scrum
10 186 (9.71%) Continuous Integration
11 168 (8.77%) BDD
12 158 (8.25%) OO
13 147 (7.68%) Problem-Solving
14 132 (6.89%) Test Automation
15 127 (6.63%) Unit Testing
16 124 (6.48%) Analytics
17 122 (6.37%) E-Commerce
18 119 (6.21%) Mentoring
19 115 (6.01%) Fintech
20 108 (5.64%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 1,915 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 367 (19.16%) C#
3 340 (17.75%) Java
4 312 (16.29%) TypeScript
5 263 (13.73%) Python
6 255 (13.32%) SQL
7 254 (13.26%) PHP
8 215 (11.23%) ES6
9 41 (2.14%) Kotlin
10 38 (1.98%) T-SQL
11 36 (1.88%) C++
12 35 (1.83%) Ruby
13 26 (1.36%) Java 8
13 26 (1.36%) Scala
14 23 (1.20%) VB.NET
15 22 (1.15%) Bash Shell
16 21 (1.10%) C
16 21 (1.10%) ES7
17 14 (0.73%) Go
18 10 (0.52%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 158 (8.25%) Degree
2 48 (2.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (0.52%) Master's Degree
4 8 (0.42%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.42%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.21%) AWS Certification
5 4 (0.21%) DBS Check
6 3 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (0.10%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.052%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.052%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (4.07%) QA
2 7 (0.37%) WCAG
3 1 (0.052%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.052%) WAI
System Software
1 218 (11.38%) Docker
2 3 (0.16%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.052%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 113 (5.90%) Kubernetes
2 45 (2.35%) Terraform
3 10 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.31%) Kibana
5 4 (0.21%) Ansible
6 3 (0.16%) Puppet
7 2 (0.10%) Grafana
7 2 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.10%) Packer
7 2 (0.10%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.052%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.052%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.052%) Graphite
8 1 (0.052%) Plesk
Vendors
1 112 (5.85%) Microsoft
2 99 (5.17%) Google
3 38 (1.98%) Adobe
4 26 (1.36%) Oracle
5 18 (0.94%) Xamarin
6 14 (0.73%) SAP
6 14 (0.73%) Zend
7 10 (0.52%) DevExpress
8 7 (0.37%) IBM
8 7 (0.37%) Logi
8 7 (0.37%) Logi Analytics
9 6 (0.31%) hybris
9 6 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.26%) New Relic
10 5 (0.26%) Sitecore
11 4 (0.21%) Telerik
12 3 (0.16%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.16%) Snapchat
12 3 (0.16%) Spotify
13 2 (0.10%) Hotjar