Period
to 17 July 2018

The median annual salary for a JavaScript Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 July 2018.

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
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 120 108
Rank change year-on-year -32 -12 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 3,881 4,717 5,815
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.21% 2.66% 2.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.29% 2.76% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3,508 4,301 5,554
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 169,137 170,894 196,409
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 96.22% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 136,840 139,688 164,923
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 17 July 2018.

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 17 July 2018. 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 -33 3,740 £50,000 +11.11% 560
UK excluding London -25 2,218 £44,000 +10.00% 320
London -32 1,584 £60,000 +4.35% 264
South East +18 894 £45,000 +2.86% 89
North of England -44 448 £42,500 +6.25% 95
Midlands -43 382 £40,000 +14.29% 51
West Midlands -36 222 £37,500 +7.14% 29
North West -57 220 £40,000 - 55
South West +18 216 £42,500 +6.25% 37
Yorkshire +10 214 £43,250 +8.13% 39
East of England -51 214 £45,000 - 24
East Midlands -47 159 £43,000 +32.31% 22
Scotland -71 50 £52,500 +7.69% 12
North East -28 14 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Northern Ireland +9 9 £50,000 +40.85% 3
Wales -39 7 £37,500 +15.38% 9

JavaScript Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 July 2018, 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 3,881 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2,368 (61.02%) HTML
3 2,364 (60.91%) CSS
4 1,862 (47.98%) AngularJS
5 1,669 (43.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1,593 (41.05%) React
7 1,268 (32.67%) Front End Development
8 1,223 (31.51%) Node.js
9 1,131 (29.14%) C#
10 1,117 (28.78%) HTML5
11 1,050 (27.05%) .NET
12 934 (24.07%) jQuery
13 900 (23.19%) Git (software)
14 834 (21.49%) Web Development
15 810 (20.87%) SQL
16 802 (20.66%) CSS3
17 694 (17.88%) MVC
18 687 (17.70%) TDD
19 673 (17.34%) Java
20 587 (15.12%) ASP.NET
21 586 (15.10%) Finance
22 549 (14.15%) Sass
23 537 (13.84%) User Experience
24 488 (12.57%) Redux
25 486 (12.52%) SQL Server
26 477 (12.29%) ES6
27 470 (12.11%) Scrum
28 468 (12.06%) PHP
29 437 (11.26%) Software Engineering
30 422 (10.87%) OO

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
1 206 (5.31%) CMS
2 86 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
3 69 (1.78%) WordPress
4 63 (1.62%) Umbraco
5 62 (1.60%) Apache
6 51 (1.31%) Drupal
7 41 (1.06%) EPiServer
7 41 (1.06%) IIS
8 39 (1.00%) Ethereum
9 36 (0.93%) Confluence
10 31 (0.80%) Tomcat
11 26 (0.67%) nginx
12 24 (0.62%) SharePoint
13 18 (0.46%) Joomla!
14 15 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
15 12 (0.31%) Apache Solr
16 11 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 11 (0.28%) Kentico
17 8 (0.21%) OpenStack
18 7 (0.18%) Mongoose
Applications
1 93 (2.40%) Photoshop
2 37 (0.95%) Chatbot
3 17 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 17 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.10%) Adobe Premiere
4 4 (0.10%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.077%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.052%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.052%) GIMP
6 2 (0.052%) InDesign
6 2 (0.052%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.052%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.052%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 32 (0.82%) Distributed Ledger
2 28 (0.72%) Magento
3 11 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
4 10 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.052%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.052%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.026%) CiviCRM
6 1 (0.026%) R3 Corda
6 1 (0.026%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 373 (9.61%) Amazon AWS
2 249 (6.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 173 (4.46%) npm
4 145 (3.74%) SaaS
5 142 (3.66%) GitHub
6 59 (1.52%) Serverless
7 55 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
8 42 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
9 35 (0.90%) Amazon S3
10 33 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
11 31 (0.80%) Heroku
12 30 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
13 27 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
14 21 (0.54%) Yarn
15 16 (0.41%) Firebase
16 14 (0.36%) CloudFront
16 14 (0.36%) Google Analytics
17 13 (0.33%) NuGet
18 12 (0.31%) Office 365
19 11 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 106 (2.73%) HTTP
2 46 (1.19%) SMS
3 37 (0.95%) Internet
4 35 (0.90%) Intranet
5 23 (0.59%) TCP/IP
6 20 (0.52%) Broadband
7 16 (0.41%) Wireless
8 13 (0.33%) WPA
9 8 (0.21%) SSH
10 5 (0.13%) SSL
10 5 (0.13%) VoIP
11 4 (0.10%) SMTP
12 3 (0.077%) DNS
13 2 (0.052%) AMQP
13 2 (0.052%) Asterisk PBX
13 2 (0.052%) Extranet
13 2 (0.052%) HTTPS
14 1 (0.026%) Network Security
14 1 (0.026%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
14 1 (0.026%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 486 (12.52%) SQL Server
2 359 (9.25%) MySQL
3 318 (8.19%) NoSQL
4 216 (5.57%) MongoDB
5 135 (3.48%) PostgreSQL
6 115 (2.96%) Blockchain
7 104 (2.68%) Relational Database
8 88 (2.27%) Redis
9 72 (1.86%) Big Data
10 49 (1.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 41 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 36 (0.93%) RDBMS
13 29 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 24 (0.62%) CouchDB
15 23 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 20 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
17 18 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
18 15 (0.39%) Hazelcast
19 14 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
20 13 (0.33%) GIS
Development Applications
1 900 (23.19%) Git (software)
2 350 (9.02%) webpack
3 339 (8.73%) gulp
4 199 (5.13%) Grunt
5 197 (5.08%) Jasmine
6 168 (4.33%) Karma Test Runner
7 135 (3.48%) JIRA
8 131 (3.38%) Jenkins
9 129 (3.32%) Selenium
10 123 (3.17%) Subversion
11 116 (2.99%) Mocha
12 112 (2.89%) Visual Studio
13 90 (2.32%) Protractor
14 79 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
15 75 (1.93%) Babel
16 60 (1.55%) Cucumber
17 59 (1.52%) TeamCity
18 58 (1.49%) JUnit
19 49 (1.26%) NUnit
20 48 (1.24%) WebDriver
General
1 586 (15.10%) Finance
2 207 (5.33%) Retail
3 177 (4.56%) Banking
4 172 (4.43%) Marketing
5 161 (4.15%) Games
6 81 (2.09%) Telecoms
7 67 (1.73%) Investment Banking
8 42 (1.08%) Financial Institution
9 33 (0.85%) Advertising
9 33 (0.85%) Publishing
10 31 (0.80%) Electronics
10 31 (0.80%) Manufacturing
11 30 (0.77%) Multimedia
12 27 (0.70%) Law
13 24 (0.62%) Front Office
14 21 (0.54%) Automotive
15 12 (0.31%) Back Office
16 10 (0.26%) Legal
17 6 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
18 5 (0.13%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,368 (61.02%) HTML
2 2,364 (60.91%) CSS
3 1,862 (47.98%) AngularJS
4 1,593 (41.05%) React
5 1,223 (31.51%) Node.js
6 1,117 (28.78%) HTML5
7 1,050 (27.05%) .NET
8 934 (24.07%) jQuery
9 802 (20.66%) CSS3
10 587 (15.12%) ASP.NET
11 549 (14.15%) Sass
12 488 (12.57%) Redux
13 414 (10.67%) Vue (Vue.js)
14 409 (10.54%) REST
15 385 (9.92%) RESTful
16 334 (8.61%) Web Services
17 325 (8.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 319 (8.22%) ASP.NET MVC
19 263 (6.78%) ASP.NET Web API
20 249 (6.42%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 537 (13.84%) User Experience
2 249 (6.42%) Greenfield Project
3 245 (6.31%) Computer Science
4 236 (6.08%) Mobile App
5 190 (4.90%) Fintech
6 112 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
7 107 (2.76%) Self-Motivation
8 82 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
9 55 (1.42%) Algorithms
10 46 (1.19%) Data Structures
11 40 (1.03%) W3C
12 33 (0.85%) Bitcoin
13 32 (0.82%) Social Media
14 31 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
15 28 (0.72%) Hedge funds
16 26 (0.67%) Online Games
17 24 (0.62%) e-Learning
18 23 (0.59%) Blog
19 18 (0.46%) Media Streaming
20 17 (0.44%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 282 (7.27%) Linux
2 115 (2.96%) Android
3 96 (2.47%) Windows
4 88 (2.27%) Apple iOS
5 29 (0.75%) Unix
6 16 (0.41%) Windows 10
7 14 (0.36%) Windows Server
8 12 (0.31%) Mac OS
9 11 (0.28%) Debian
10 6 (0.15%) VMS
11 2 (0.052%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.026%) CentOS
12 1 (0.026%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.026%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,669 (43.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1,268 (32.67%) Front End Development
3 834 (21.49%) Web Development
4 694 (17.88%) MVC
5 687 (17.70%) TDD
6 470 (12.11%) Scrum
7 437 (11.26%) Software Engineering
8 422 (10.87%) OO
9 345 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
9 345 (8.89%) Test Automation
10 326 (8.40%) Unit Testing
11 298 (7.68%) BDD
12 288 (7.42%) Problem-Solving
13 248 (6.39%) E-Commerce
14 226 (5.82%) DevOps
15 219 (5.64%) Responsive Web Design
16 217 (5.59%) Microservices
17 193 (4.97%) OOP
18 183 (4.72%) SDLC
19 168 (4.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3,881 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1,131 (29.14%) C#
3 810 (20.87%) SQL
4 673 (17.34%) Java
5 477 (12.29%) ES6
6 468 (12.06%) PHP
7 339 (8.73%) TypeScript
8 292 (7.52%) Python
9 105 (2.71%) T-SQL
10 88 (2.27%) Ruby
11 86 (2.22%) C++
12 80 (2.06%) PowerShell
13 68 (1.75%) Scala
14 66 (1.70%) ES7
15 60 (1.55%) Go
16 43 (1.11%) Java 8
17 40 (1.03%) Bash Shell
18 34 (0.88%) C
19 31 (0.80%) Solidity
20 30 (0.77%) Perl
Qualifications
1 362 (9.33%) Degree
2 89 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (0.41%) PhD
4 15 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (0.31%) Security Cleared
6 6 (0.15%) Master's Degree
7 5 (0.13%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.10%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.077%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.077%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.052%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.026%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.026%) MCPD
11 1 (0.026%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 176 (4.53%) QA
2 9 (0.23%) GCP
3 8 (0.21%) PMO
4 5 (0.13%) SLA
5 4 (0.10%) GDPR
5 4 (0.10%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.077%) WAI
7 2 (0.052%) MiFID
8 1 (0.026%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.026%) SEPA
8 1 (0.026%) WCAG
System Software
1 239 (6.16%) Docker
2 29 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (0.26%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.10%) Varnish
5 2 (0.052%) Firmware
6 1 (0.026%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 41 (1.06%) Kubernetes
2 31 (0.80%) Ansible
3 29 (0.75%) Terraform
4 21 (0.54%) Puppet
5 18 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
6 13 (0.33%) Packer
7 6 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
8 5 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.077%) Plesk
9 3 (0.077%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.052%) Consul
10 2 (0.052%) cPanel
10 2 (0.052%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.052%) Istio
10 2 (0.052%) Kibana
10 2 (0.052%) Salt
11 1 (0.026%) Mesos
11 1 (0.026%) Rancher
Vendors
1 264 (6.80%) Microsoft
2 127 (3.27%) Google
3 99 (2.55%) Oracle
4 96 (2.47%) Adobe
5 42 (1.08%) Twitter
6 35 (0.90%) Xamarin
7 25 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
8 21 (0.54%) Facebook
8 21 (0.54%) SAP
9 19 (0.49%) Foundry
10 18 (0.46%) Apple
11 16 (0.41%) Capita
11 16 (0.41%) HP
11 16 (0.41%) Sitecore
11 16 (0.41%) Zend
12 14 (0.36%) Cypress Semiconductor
13 10 (0.26%) Atlassian
13 10 (0.26%) Blue Prism
14 9 (0.23%) IBM
15 8 (0.21%) Red Hat