Period
to 26 September 2020

The median annual salary for a JavaScript Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 175 217 171
Rank change year-on-year +42 -46 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 940 2,174 3,408
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.95% 1.55% 2.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 1.62% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 999 2,196 3,327
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £102,500 £83,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +8.75%

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 45,669 134,450 160,759
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 95.76% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 37,390 107,009 129,523
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +40 887 £57,500 +9.52% 253
London +75 473 £72,500 +11.54% 127
UK excluding London +43 440 £47,500 +5.56% 138
Work from Home -7 157 £58,750 +6.82% 67
South East +60 144 £50,000 - 30
North of England +54 114 £50,000 +17.65% 32
South West +80 77 £45,000 - 14
Yorkshire +92 52 £50,000 +17.65% 9
North West +20 48 £51,000 +27.50% 21
Midlands +59 46 £45,000 - 28
West Midlands +66 26 £45,000 -2.70% 14
East of England +40 26 £50,000 - 23
Scotland +74 19 £50,000 +17.65% 4
East Midlands +45 19 £49,500 +16.47% 14
North East +20 14 £45,000 - 2
Wales +39 11 £48,500 +7.78% 5
Northern Ireland +8 3 £50,000 -16.67% 3

JavaScript Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 940 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 538 (57.23%) React
3 478 (50.85%) Agile Software Development
4 443 (47.13%) Node.js
5 412 (43.83%) HTML
6 390 (41.49%) CSS
7 373 (39.68%) AngularJS
8 260 (27.66%) AWS
9 240 (25.53%) TypeScript
10 219 (23.30%) Software Engineering
11 202 (21.49%) Front End Development
12 200 (21.28%) Vue.js
13 179 (19.04%) Git (software)
13 179 (19.04%) Python
14 170 (18.09%) Azure
15 168 (17.87%) Java
16 165 (17.55%) SQL
17 162 (17.23%) HTML5
18 160 (17.02%) Finance
19 153 (16.28%) Redux
20 151 (16.06%) .NET
21 147 (15.64%) C#
22 145 (15.43%) TDD
23 141 (15.00%) DevOps
24 138 (14.68%) Web Development
24 138 (14.68%) Web Services
25 110 (11.70%) Serverless
26 109 (11.60%) MongoDB
27 106 (11.28%) Microservices
28 104 (11.06%) User Experience

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 37 (3.94%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (1.70%) CMS
3 11 (1.17%) Headless CMS
4 9 (0.96%) WordPress
5 7 (0.74%) Apache
5 7 (0.74%) IIS
6 6 (0.64%) Apache Spark
6 6 (0.64%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.43%) EPiServer
7 4 (0.43%) Orchard CMS
7 4 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.32%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.21%) Drupal
9 2 (0.21%) MQSeries
9 2 (0.21%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.11%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.11%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (1.06%) Zeplin
2 9 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.64%) Sketch
5 5 (0.53%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.21%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 10 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.43%) Magento
3 2 (0.21%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 260 (27.66%) AWS
2 170 (18.09%) Azure
3 110 (11.70%) Serverless
4 92 (9.79%) GCP
5 83 (8.83%) AWS Lambda
6 51 (5.43%) Amazon S3
7 46 (4.89%) Amazon EC2
8 40 (4.26%) SaaS
9 28 (2.98%) GitHub
10 21 (2.23%) Azure Functions
11 20 (2.13%) Firebase
12 13 (1.38%) npm
13 12 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
14 11 (1.17%) Dynamics 365
15 8 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
15 8 (0.85%) IBM Cloud
16 7 (0.74%) Office 365
17 6 (0.64%) Amazon SQS
17 6 (0.64%) NuGet
17 6 (0.64%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.28%) Internet
2 9 (0.96%) HTTP
3 3 (0.32%) Skype
3 3 (0.32%) SSH
3 3 (0.32%) SSL
4 2 (0.21%) DNS
5 1 (0.11%) MQTT
5 1 (0.11%) SNMP
5 1 (0.11%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (11.60%) MongoDB
2 78 (8.30%) SQL Server
3 61 (6.49%) MySQL
4 54 (5.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 44 (4.68%) Relational Database
6 36 (3.83%) NoSQL
7 28 (2.98%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (1.17%) Redis
9 9 (0.96%) Big Data
10 8 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
10 8 (0.85%) SQL Server 2019
11 7 (0.74%) Blockchain
11 7 (0.74%) Data Mining
11 7 (0.74%) SQL Server 2016
12 6 (0.64%) Hadoop
13 5 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
14 4 (0.43%) Cosmos DB
14 4 (0.43%) Power BI
14 4 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 179 (19.04%) Git (software)
2 70 (7.45%) webpack
3 53 (5.64%) Jasmine
4 38 (4.04%) Mocha
5 26 (2.77%) gulp
6 25 (2.66%) JIRA
7 20 (2.13%) Selenium
8 18 (1.91%) Visual Studio
9 17 (1.81%) Grunt
10 15 (1.60%) Bitbucket
10 15 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
11 14 (1.49%) Babel
11 14 (1.49%) Cypress.io
11 14 (1.49%) Jenkins
12 12 (1.28%) Karma Test Runner
12 12 (1.28%) RStudio
13 11 (1.17%) git-flow
13 11 (1.17%) Xcode
14 9 (0.96%) TeamCity
15 8 (0.85%) NUnit
General
1 160 (17.02%) Finance
2 89 (9.47%) Front Office
3 54 (5.74%) Banking
4 41 (4.36%) Marketing
5 40 (4.26%) Investment Banking
5 40 (4.26%) Retail
6 28 (2.98%) Public Sector
7 26 (2.77%) Games
8 20 (2.13%) Financial Institution
9 11 (1.17%) Manufacturing
10 9 (0.96%) Automotive
10 9 (0.96%) Law
11 5 (0.53%) Legal
12 4 (0.43%) Electronics
12 4 (0.43%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.11%) Back Office
13 1 (0.11%) Digital Economy
13 1 (0.11%) Online Betting
13 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.11%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 538 (57.23%) React
2 443 (47.13%) Node.js
3 412 (43.83%) HTML
4 390 (41.49%) CSS
5 373 (39.68%) AngularJS
6 200 (21.28%) Vue.js
7 162 (17.23%) HTML5
8 153 (16.28%) Redux
9 151 (16.06%) .NET
10 138 (14.68%) Web Services
11 102 (10.85%) CSS3
12 98 (10.43%) Sass
13 94 (10.00%) REST
14 81 (8.62%) GraphQL
15 77 (8.19%) Jest
16 76 (8.09%) jQuery
17 74 (7.87%) ASP.NET
18 64 (6.81%) RESTful
19 61 (6.49%) React Native
20 56 (5.96%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 104 (11.06%) User Experience
2 89 (9.47%) Equities
3 88 (9.36%) Fixed Income
4 87 (9.26%) Derivative
5 84 (8.94%) Greenfield Project
6 71 (7.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 71 (7.55%) Hedge funds
7 43 (4.57%) Mobile App
8 27 (2.87%) Cloud Native
9 26 (2.77%) Analytical Skills
10 23 (2.45%) Blog
11 17 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (1.38%) N-Tier
13 12 (1.28%) Algorithms
14 10 (1.06%) Video on Demand
15 9 (0.96%) Video\Live Streaming
16 8 (0.85%) Data Structures
16 8 (0.85%) Social Media
17 7 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
17 7 (0.74%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 39 (4.15%) Linux
2 27 (2.87%) Android
3 24 (2.55%) Apple iOS
4 15 (1.60%) Windows
5 12 (1.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 478 (50.85%) Agile Software Development
2 219 (23.30%) Software Engineering
3 202 (21.49%) Front End Development
4 145 (15.43%) TDD
5 141 (15.00%) DevOps
6 138 (14.68%) Web Development
7 106 (11.28%) Microservices
8 103 (10.96%) Continuous Integration
9 102 (10.85%) OO
10 94 (10.00%) Unit Testing
11 91 (9.68%) Scrum
12 85 (9.04%) BDD
13 82 (8.72%) MVC
14 74 (7.87%) Asset Management
15 73 (7.77%) Mentoring
16 70 (7.45%) Problem-Solving
17 54 (5.74%) Fintech
17 54 (5.74%) Investment Management
18 53 (5.64%) Machine Learning
19 51 (5.43%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 940 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 240 (25.53%) TypeScript
3 179 (19.04%) Python
4 168 (17.87%) Java
5 165 (17.55%) SQL
6 147 (15.64%) C#
7 77 (8.19%) PHP
8 71 (7.55%) ES6
9 48 (5.11%) Kotlin
10 27 (2.87%) C++
11 25 (2.66%) R
12 21 (2.23%) Go
13 14 (1.49%) T-SQL
14 11 (1.17%) Ruby
15 10 (1.06%) ES7
16 8 (0.85%) VB
16 8 (0.85%) VB6
17 7 (0.74%) Scala
18 6 (0.64%) C
18 6 (0.64%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 48 (5.11%) Degree
2 9 (0.96%) Numerate Degree
3 8 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (0.85%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.43%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.11%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.11%) PhD
5 1 (0.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.66%) QA
2 3 (0.32%) WCAG
System Software
1 98 (10.43%) Docker
2 2 (0.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 79 (8.40%) Kubernetes
2 22 (2.34%) Terraform
3 9 (0.96%) Ansible
4 4 (0.43%) Kibana
5 2 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.11%) Grafana
6 1 (0.11%) Graylog
6 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.11%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 61 (6.49%) Google
2 55 (5.85%) Microsoft
3 10 (1.06%) IBM
4 9 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (0.96%) Xamarin
5 7 (0.74%) Mapbox
5 7 (0.74%) Telerik
6 5 (0.53%) Adobe
6 5 (0.53%) BT
6 5 (0.53%) Oracle
6 5 (0.53%) SAP
7 4 (0.43%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.21%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.21%) Databricks
8 2 (0.21%) Pega
8 2 (0.21%) Siebel
8 2 (0.21%) Tableau
8 2 (0.21%) T-Plan
8 2 (0.21%) WSO2
8 2 (0.21%) Zend