Period
to 26 January 2021

The median annual salary for a JavaScript Developer was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 177 209 200
Rank change year-on-year +32 -9 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a JavaScript Developer 1,249 1,991 2,643
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.92% 1.61% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 1.68% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,468 1,914 2,602
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,436 £33,750 £32,000
90th Percentile £96,625 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +5.88%

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 61,838 118,405 144,686
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.14% 95.56% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 50,176 95,818 117,168
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £83,750
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 January 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 26 January 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 +43 1,183 £57,500 +9.52% 290
UK excluding London +36 650 £49,000 +8.89% 156
London +58 568 £70,000 +3.70% 149
Work from Home +5 337 £60,000 +15.94% 94
South East +50 165 £50,000 - 18
South West +54 153 £50,000 +11.11% 18
North of England +27 153 £43,500 -3.33% 42
North West +43 93 £37,500 -16.67% 26
East of England +76 71 £45,000 -10.00% 30
Midlands +31 65 £49,000 +8.89% 31
Yorkshire +7 52 £45,000 - 12
East Midlands +40 34 £47,500 +5.56% 18
West Midlands +22 31 £50,000 +11.11% 12
Scotland -6 23 £50,000 +17.65% 13
Wales +31 10 £44,750 -10.50% 2
Northern Ireland 0 10 £41,250 -31.25% 2
North East -4 8 £32,500 -30.85% 4

JavaScript Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1,249 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 712 (57.01%) React
3 659 (52.76%) Agile Software Development
4 550 (44.04%) Node.js
5 526 (42.11%) HTML
6 511 (40.91%) CSS
7 492 (39.39%) AngularJS
8 333 (26.66%) AWS
9 328 (26.26%) Software Engineering
10 313 (25.06%) TypeScript
11 299 (23.94%) Vue.js
12 275 (22.02%) Front End Development
13 265 (21.22%) SQL
13 265 (21.22%) Finance
14 240 (19.22%) Java
15 237 (18.98%) Python
15 237 (18.98%) Azure
16 234 (18.73%) Git (software)
17 200 (16.01%) C#
18 195 (15.61%) HTML5
19 182 (14.57%) DevOps
20 178 (14.25%) User Experience
21 175 (14.01%) Microservices
22 174 (13.93%) Redux
23 169 (13.53%) Web Services
24 166 (13.29%) Docker
25 159 (12.73%) Front Office
26 151 (12.09%) .NET
27 147 (11.77%) Web Development
28 141 (11.29%) PHP

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 25 (2.00%) CMS
2 22 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (1.04%) WordPress
4 12 (0.96%) Apache Spark
5 8 (0.64%) SharePoint
6 6 (0.48%) Apache
6 6 (0.48%) Headless CMS
6 6 (0.48%) IIS
7 5 (0.40%) Confluence
7 5 (0.40%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.32%) Drupal
9 2 (0.16%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.16%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.080%) GeoServer
10 1 (0.080%) Jadu
10 1 (0.080%) Kentico
10 1 (0.080%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (0.64%) Zeplin
2 5 (0.40%) Figma
2 5 (0.40%) InVision
3 3 (0.24%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.24%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.16%) Sketch
5 1 (0.080%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.080%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.080%) GIMP
5 1 (0.080%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (0.64%) Shopify
2 4 (0.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 333 (26.66%) AWS
2 237 (18.98%) Azure
3 141 (11.29%) GCP
4 127 (10.17%) Serverless
5 102 (8.17%) AWS Lambda
6 77 (6.16%) Amazon EC2
7 63 (5.04%) Amazon S3
8 47 (3.76%) SaaS
9 41 (3.28%) GitHub
10 40 (3.20%) Azure Functions
11 24 (1.92%) Cloud Functions
11 24 (1.92%) Firebase
12 17 (1.36%) npm
13 12 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
14 10 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
14 10 (0.80%) Google Analytics
15 9 (0.72%) PaaS
16 7 (0.56%) Power Platform
17 6 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
18 5 (0.40%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (0.72%) Internet
2 5 (0.40%) HTTP
3 3 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.16%) Skype
4 2 (0.16%) SSH
4 2 (0.16%) SSL
5 1 (0.080%) Intranet
5 1 (0.080%) IPFS
5 1 (0.080%) MQTT
5 1 (0.080%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
5 1 (0.080%) RFID
5 1 (0.080%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (10.01%) MongoDB
2 110 (8.81%) MySQL
3 88 (7.05%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 80 (6.41%) PostgreSQL
5 67 (5.36%) SQL Server
6 62 (4.96%) Relational Database
7 59 (4.72%) NoSQL
8 14 (1.12%) Redis
9 12 (0.96%) Apache Hive
9 12 (0.96%) Hadoop
10 10 (0.80%) Neo4j
11 9 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
11 9 (0.72%) Blockchain
12 7 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (0.40%) Cosmos DB
13 5 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (0.32%) CouchDB
14 4 (0.32%) Power BI
14 4 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 234 (18.73%) Git (software)
2 64 (5.12%) webpack
3 49 (3.92%) Jasmine
4 47 (3.76%) Mocha
5 36 (2.88%) Jenkins
6 35 (2.80%) JIRA
7 27 (2.16%) gulp
8 26 (2.08%) Karma Test Runner
9 23 (1.84%) Visual Studio Team System
10 21 (1.68%) Visual Studio
11 17 (1.36%) Selenium
12 15 (1.20%) Grunt
12 15 (1.20%) Protractor
12 15 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
13 14 (1.12%) Flyway
14 13 (1.04%) Cypress.io
14 13 (1.04%) JUnit
14 13 (1.04%) Mockito
15 9 (0.72%) git-flow
16 7 (0.56%) Bitbucket
General
1 265 (21.22%) Finance
2 159 (12.73%) Front Office
3 85 (6.81%) Retail
4 66 (5.28%) Banking
5 57 (4.56%) Public Sector
6 48 (3.84%) Marketing
7 33 (2.64%) Investment Banking
8 27 (2.16%) Manufacturing
9 26 (2.08%) Law
10 22 (1.76%) Games
11 21 (1.68%) Automotive
12 9 (0.72%) Telecoms
13 7 (0.56%) Publishing
14 5 (0.40%) Legal
15 4 (0.32%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.24%) Digital Economy
16 3 (0.24%) Electronics
17 2 (0.16%) Advertising
17 2 (0.16%) Back Office
17 2 (0.16%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 712 (57.01%) React
2 550 (44.04%) Node.js
3 526 (42.11%) HTML
4 511 (40.91%) CSS
5 492 (39.39%) AngularJS
6 299 (23.94%) Vue.js
7 195 (15.61%) HTML5
8 174 (13.93%) Redux
9 169 (13.53%) Web Services
10 151 (12.09%) .NET
11 117 (9.37%) CSS3
12 114 (9.13%) REST
13 98 (7.85%) RESTful
14 95 (7.61%) Sass
15 90 (7.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 88 (7.05%) GraphQL
16 88 (7.05%) React Native
17 86 (6.89%) jQuery
18 70 (5.60%) .NET Core
19 67 (5.36%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 178 (14.25%) User Experience
2 122 (9.77%) Fixed Income
3 120 (9.61%) Equities
4 118 (9.45%) Greenfield Project
5 117 (9.37%) Derivative
6 83 (6.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 79 (6.33%) Hedge funds
8 63 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
9 56 (4.48%) Mobile App
10 46 (3.68%) Social Media
11 28 (2.24%) Cloud Native
12 23 (1.84%) N-Tier
13 22 (1.76%) Blog
14 20 (1.60%) Data Structures
15 17 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
16 14 (1.12%) Algorithms
17 12 (0.96%) Self-Motivation
18 9 (0.72%) Digital Media
18 9 (0.72%) Virtual Team
19 8 (0.64%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 81 (6.49%) Linux
2 24 (1.92%) Android
3 22 (1.76%) Apple iOS
4 19 (1.52%) Windows
5 6 (0.48%) Unix
6 5 (0.40%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.16%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.080%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 659 (52.76%) Agile Software Development
2 328 (26.26%) Software Engineering
3 275 (22.02%) Front End Development
4 182 (14.57%) DevOps
5 175 (14.01%) Microservices
6 147 (11.77%) Web Development
7 140 (11.21%) Scrum
8 132 (10.57%) Continuous Integration
9 131 (10.49%) TDD
10 104 (8.33%) MVC
11 101 (8.09%) OO
12 97 (7.77%) OOP
13 88 (7.05%) Unit Testing
14 87 (6.97%) Problem-Solving
15 85 (6.81%) Analytics
16 84 (6.73%) Computer Science
17 82 (6.57%) Fintech
18 78 (6.24%) Asset Management
18 78 (6.24%) BDD
19 77 (6.16%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1,249 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 313 (25.06%) TypeScript
3 265 (21.22%) SQL
4 240 (19.22%) Java
5 237 (18.98%) Python
6 200 (16.01%) C#
7 141 (11.29%) PHP
8 74 (5.92%) ES6
9 67 (5.36%) Kotlin
10 47 (3.76%) Go
11 40 (3.20%) R
12 30 (2.40%) C++
13 22 (1.76%) T-SQL
14 19 (1.52%) PowerShell
15 16 (1.28%) Java 8
16 13 (1.04%) Ruby
17 9 (0.72%) C
18 7 (0.56%) Bash Shell
19 6 (0.48%) ES7
19 6 (0.48%) Scala
Qualifications
1 84 (6.73%) Degree
2 28 (2.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (0.72%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (0.24%) HND
6 2 (0.16%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.080%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.080%) ISEB
7 1 (0.080%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.080%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.080%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.080%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.16%) QA
2 4 (0.32%) WCAG
System Software
1 166 (13.29%) Docker
2 12 (0.96%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 96 (7.69%) Kubernetes
2 32 (2.56%) Terraform
3 7 (0.56%) Ansible
4 5 (0.40%) Puppet
5 1 (0.080%) Kibana
Vendors
1 64 (5.12%) Microsoft
2 56 (4.48%) Google
3 30 (2.40%) Zend
4 21 (1.68%) Oracle
5 16 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (0.80%) IBM
6 10 (0.80%) Xamarin
7 9 (0.72%) Sun
8 6 (0.48%) SAP
9 3 (0.24%) Apple
9 3 (0.24%) Pega
9 3 (0.24%) T-Plan
10 2 (0.16%) Adobe
10 2 (0.16%) HubSpot
10 2 (0.16%) Siebel
10 2 (0.16%) WSO2
11 1 (0.080%) GoCardless
11 1 (0.080%) Guidewire
11 1 (0.080%) Mapbox
11 1 (0.080%) Remedy