Period
to 20 February 2020

The median annual salary for a JavaScript Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 212 203 158
Rank change year-on-year -9 -45 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 1,989 2,641 4,008
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.61% 1.74% 2.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.68% 1.82% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,701 2,386 3,631
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 118,197 145,194 170,321
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.50% 95.91% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 94,710 116,151 139,435
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

JavaScript Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript Developer in the UK

JavaScript Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing JavaScript Developer.

Salary trend for JavaScript Developer in the UK

JavaScript Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript Developer over the 6 months to 20 February 2020.

Salary histogram for JavaScript Developer in the UK

JavaScript Developer
Top 16 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 20 February 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 -8 1,828 £52,500 +5.00% 506
UK excluding London -16 1,043 £45,000 - 295
London +12 899 £67,500 +12.50% 231
South East -33 286 £50,000 +11.11% 70
North of England -6 261 £47,000 +6.82% 95
South West +33 176 £45,000 +12.50% 42
North West +9 121 £45,000 - 59
Midlands +16 110 £45,000 +5.88% 33
Yorkshire -10 108 £45,000 +5.88% 30
East of England -61 93 £47,500 +5.56% 35
Scotland +29 79 £42,500 -19.05% 14
West Midlands +37 67 £45,000 - 13
East Midlands -1 43 £45,000 +5.88% 20
North East +31 32 £47,000 +17.50% 6
Wales +4 27 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Northern Ireland +3 18 £55,000 +10.00%

JavaScript Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 1,989 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1,006 (50.58%) CSS
3 979 (49.22%) HTML
4 962 (48.37%) React
5 943 (47.41%) Agile Software Development
6 742 (37.31%) AngularJS
7 687 (34.54%) Node.js
8 613 (30.82%) Front End Development
9 462 (23.23%) HTML5
10 405 (20.36%) Web Development
11 401 (20.16%) C#
12 356 (17.90%) .NET
13 354 (17.80%) Vue.js
14 340 (17.09%) Git (software)
15 334 (16.79%) Java
15 334 (16.79%) TypeScript
16 317 (15.94%) Software Engineering
16 317 (15.94%) Finance
17 311 (15.64%) TDD
18 301 (15.13%) AWS
19 297 (14.93%) User Experience
20 293 (14.73%) CSS3
21 287 (14.43%) Redux
22 281 (14.13%) SQL
23 267 (13.42%) jQuery
24 263 (13.22%) DevOps
25 254 (12.77%) Python
26 241 (12.12%) Microservices
27 236 (11.87%) PHP
28 217 (10.91%) ES6

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 (3.12%) Elasticsearch
2 45 (2.26%) CMS
3 30 (1.51%) WordPress
4 26 (1.31%) Confluence
5 16 (0.80%) Apache
6 15 (0.75%) IIS
7 12 (0.60%) Headless CMS
8 11 (0.55%) Apache Spark
8 11 (0.55%) MQSeries
8 11 (0.55%) nginx
9 7 (0.35%) Tomcat
10 6 (0.30%) Drupal
11 4 (0.20%) SharePoint
12 3 (0.15%) Ethereum
12 3 (0.15%) Gunicorn
12 3 (0.15%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.10%) EPiServer
13 2 (0.10%) Kentico
13 2 (0.10%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.10%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (0.65%) Photoshop
2 10 (0.50%) UserZoom
3 6 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (0.30%) Sketch
4 5 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.20%) Chatbot
6 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
7 1 (0.050%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.050%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (0.050%) Revit
Business Applications
1 16 (0.80%) Magento
2 3 (0.15%) Shopify
3 2 (0.10%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.10%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.10%) Odoo
4 1 (0.050%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.050%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 301 (15.13%) AWS
2 201 (10.11%) Azure
3 109 (5.48%) Serverless
4 108 (5.43%) GCP
5 85 (4.27%) AWS Lambda
6 62 (3.12%) GitHub
7 58 (2.92%) SaaS
8 56 (2.82%) npm
9 31 (1.56%) Amazon ECS
10 29 (1.46%) Azure Functions
11 28 (1.41%) Firebase
12 21 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
13 16 (0.80%) Amazon S3
14 15 (0.75%) Amazon SQS
15 13 (0.65%) Yarn
16 12 (0.60%) Power Platform
17 10 (0.50%) Adobe Analytics
18 9 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
19 8 (0.40%) G Suite
20 7 (0.35%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 39 (1.96%) Internet
2 17 (0.85%) HTTP
3 11 (0.55%) SNA
4 10 (0.50%) DNS
5 8 (0.40%) RTP
6 7 (0.35%) SSH
7 6 (0.30%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.25%) DAB
8 5 (0.25%) HTTPS
8 5 (0.25%) Intranet
8 5 (0.25%) SSL
8 5 (0.25%) Wireless
9 3 (0.15%) ATM
9 3 (0.15%) MQTT
9 3 (0.15%) Network Security
10 2 (0.10%) Firewall
11 1 (0.050%) 3GPP
11 1 (0.050%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.050%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (8.95%) SQL Server
2 149 (7.49%) MySQL
3 113 (5.68%) PostgreSQL
4 99 (4.98%) MongoDB
5 60 (3.02%) NoSQL
6 45 (2.26%) Relational Database
7 35 (1.76%) Big Data
7 35 (1.76%) Redis
8 24 (1.21%) Blockchain
9 17 (0.85%) Amazon Redshift
10 11 (0.55%) Data Mining
10 11 (0.55%) Hadoop
10 11 (0.55%) Power BI
11 10 (0.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 10 (0.50%) SQL Server 2019
12 9 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (0.35%) RDBMS
14 6 (0.30%) Neo4j
14 6 (0.30%) QlikView
15 5 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 340 (17.09%) Git (software)
2 214 (10.76%) webpack
3 92 (4.63%) Jenkins
4 85 (4.27%) Grunt
5 83 (4.17%) gulp
6 72 (3.62%) JIRA
7 52 (2.61%) Jasmine
8 41 (2.06%) Selenium
9 39 (1.96%) Bitbucket
10 36 (1.81%) Babel
11 33 (1.66%) Subversion
12 32 (1.61%) Karma Test Runner
13 26 (1.31%) GitLab
14 25 (1.26%) Mocha
15 24 (1.21%) Maven
16 20 (1.01%) Protractor
17 19 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
18 17 (0.85%) Artifactory
18 17 (0.85%) Gradle
18 17 (0.85%) Mercurial
General
1 317 (15.94%) Finance
2 102 (5.13%) Marketing
3 99 (4.98%) Banking
4 80 (4.02%) Retail
5 65 (3.27%) Games
6 32 (1.61%) Front Office
7 30 (1.51%) Investment Banking
8 29 (1.46%) Manufacturing
9 25 (1.26%) Financial Institution
10 22 (1.11%) Advertising
11 21 (1.06%) Law
12 17 (0.85%) Public Sector
12 17 (0.85%) Telecoms
13 12 (0.60%) Electronics
14 6 (0.30%) Automotive
14 6 (0.30%) Legal
15 5 (0.25%) Music Industry
15 5 (0.25%) Publishing
16 4 (0.20%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.15%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,006 (50.58%) CSS
2 979 (49.22%) HTML
3 962 (48.37%) React
4 742 (37.31%) AngularJS
5 687 (34.54%) Node.js
6 462 (23.23%) HTML5
7 356 (17.90%) .NET
8 354 (17.80%) Vue.js
9 293 (14.73%) CSS3
10 287 (14.43%) Redux
11 267 (13.42%) jQuery
12 217 (10.91%) Sass
13 213 (10.71%) ASP.NET
14 193 (9.70%) REST
15 159 (7.99%) RESTful
16 155 (7.79%) Web Services
17 123 (6.18%) GraphQL
18 118 (5.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 115 (5.78%) ASP.NET MVC
20 112 (5.63%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 297 (14.93%) User Experience
2 177 (8.90%) Greenfield Project
3 120 (6.03%) Mobile App
4 106 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
5 51 (2.56%) Hedge funds
6 42 (2.11%) Cloud Native
7 33 (1.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 28 (1.41%) Derivative
8 28 (1.41%) Fixed Income
9 27 (1.36%) Equities
10 25 (1.26%) Algorithms
10 25 (1.26%) Blog
11 24 (1.21%) Management Information System
12 23 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
13 21 (1.06%) Social Media
14 19 (0.96%) Data Structures
15 18 (0.90%) Analytical Mindset
16 17 (0.85%) Virtual Team
17 14 (0.70%) Driving Licence
17 14 (0.70%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 95 (4.78%) Linux
2 60 (3.02%) Windows
3 55 (2.77%) Android
4 54 (2.71%) Apple iOS
5 30 (1.51%) Unix
6 13 (0.65%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.20%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.050%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.050%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 943 (47.41%) Agile Software Development
2 613 (30.82%) Front End Development
3 405 (20.36%) Web Development
4 317 (15.94%) Software Engineering
5 311 (15.64%) TDD
6 263 (13.22%) DevOps
7 241 (12.12%) Microservices
8 217 (10.91%) MVC
9 211 (10.61%) Scrum
10 187 (9.40%) Continuous Integration
11 159 (7.99%) OO
12 155 (7.79%) Problem-Solving
13 151 (7.59%) BDD
14 144 (7.24%) Fintech
15 142 (7.14%) Analytics
15 142 (7.14%) Computer Science
16 133 (6.69%) Test Automation
17 132 (6.64%) Unit Testing
18 122 (6.13%) E-Commerce
19 119 (5.98%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,989 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 401 (20.16%) C#
3 334 (16.79%) Java
3 334 (16.79%) TypeScript
4 281 (14.13%) SQL
5 254 (12.77%) Python
6 236 (11.87%) PHP
7 217 (10.91%) ES6
8 38 (1.91%) C++
9 36 (1.81%) Ruby
10 35 (1.76%) Kotlin
10 35 (1.76%) T-SQL
11 30 (1.51%) ES7
12 26 (1.31%) VB.NET
13 25 (1.26%) Java 8
14 24 (1.21%) Go
15 22 (1.11%) Scala
16 18 (0.90%) Bash Shell
17 16 (0.80%) C
18 14 (0.70%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 197 (9.90%) Degree
2 71 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (0.60%) Master's Degree
4 10 (0.50%) DBS Check
5 6 (0.30%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.25%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.15%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.10%) MCSD
8 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.050%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (3.12%) QA
2 8 (0.40%) WCAG
3 2 (0.10%) WAI
System Software
1 215 (10.81%) Docker
2 3 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.050%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.050%) Firmware
3 1 (0.050%) vCloud
3 1 (0.050%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 108 (5.43%) Kubernetes
2 50 (2.51%) Terraform
3 14 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.35%) Ansible
4 7 (0.35%) Puppet
5 6 (0.30%) Kibana
6 4 (0.20%) logstash
6 4 (0.20%) Marathon
6 4 (0.20%) Matomo
6 4 (0.20%) Mesos
7 3 (0.15%) Grafana
8 2 (0.10%) Packer
9 1 (0.050%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.050%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.050%) Graphite
9 1 (0.050%) Plesk
Vendors
1 136 (6.84%) Microsoft
2 95 (4.78%) Google
3 39 (1.96%) Adobe
4 23 (1.16%) Oracle
5 21 (1.06%) Xamarin
6 15 (0.75%) SAP
7 12 (0.60%) Logi
7 12 (0.60%) Logi Analytics
8 11 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (0.55%) Zend
9 10 (0.50%) DevExpress
10 6 (0.30%) Hotjar
11 5 (0.25%) hybris
11 5 (0.25%) New Relic
12 4 (0.20%) Apple
12 4 (0.20%) IBM
12 4 (0.20%) Sitecore
12 4 (0.20%) Spotify
13 3 (0.15%) Atlassian
13 3 (0.15%) Tableau