Period
to 28 September 2020

The median annual salary for a JavaScript Engineer was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 28 September 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript Engineer
UK
6 months to
28 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 411 707 685
Rank change year-on-year +296 -22 +160
Permanent jobs requiring a JavaScript Engineer 296 390 552
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.62% 0.28% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% 0.29% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 299 384 492
Median annual salary £67,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.39% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £42,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £128,750 £85,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 45,528 133,454 159,806
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.82% 95.74% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 37,285 106,275 128,827
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 Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript Engineer in the UK

JavaScript Engineer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing JavaScript Engineer.

Salary trend for JavaScript Engineer in the UK

JavaScript Engineer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing JavaScript Engineer over the 6 months to 28 September 2020.

Salary histogram for JavaScript Engineer in the UK

JavaScript Engineer
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 28 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 +326 284 £67,500 +12.50% 47
London +292 192 £80,000 +10.34% 23
UK excluding London +215 100 £50,000 +5.26% 26
Work from Home +43 46 £95,000 +31.03% 11
North of England +182 44 £53,750 +19.44% 3
Yorkshire +151 25 £55,000 +22.22% 1
South West +139 18 £45,000 -25.00% 5
South East +148 13 £37,500 -28.57% 7
Midlands +157 12 £50,000 -2.44% 5
North East +35 12 £60,000 +33.33%
West Midlands +117 8 £40,000 -5.88% 3
North West +117 7 £52,000 +9.47% 2
Scotland +72 5 £50,000 +28.21% 1
East of England +127 4 £50,000 +25.00% 5
East Midlands +103 4 £60,000 - 2
Wales +43 2 £47,500 -29.63%
Northern Ireland +22 1 - - 1
Channel Islands - 1 £65,000 -

JavaScript Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2020, JavaScript Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 296 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 178 (60.14%) Agile Software Development
3 158 (53.38%) React
4 149 (50.34%) Software Engineering
5 137 (46.28%) Node.js
6 125 (42.23%) TypeScript
7 122 (41.22%) AngularJS
8 94 (31.76%) Java
8 94 (31.76%) Python
8 94 (31.76%) AWS
9 90 (30.41%) Finance
10 86 (29.05%) HTML
11 82 (27.70%) CSS
12 80 (27.03%) Vue.js
13 67 (22.64%) SQL
14 65 (21.96%) TDD
14 65 (21.96%) Serverless
15 60 (20.27%) AWS Lambda
16 58 (19.59%) Equities
17 57 (19.26%) C#
17 57 (19.26%) Web Services
17 57 (19.26%) Sass
18 56 (18.92%) Redux
19 55 (18.58%) HTML5
20 54 (18.24%) Hedge funds
21 53 (17.91%) Derivative
22 52 (17.57%) Asset Management
22 52 (17.57%) Fixed Income
22 52 (17.57%) Front Office
22 52 (17.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

JavaScript Engineer 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 14 (4.73%) CMS
2 10 (3.38%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.68%) nginx
3 2 (0.68%) WordPress
4 1 (0.34%) Apache
4 1 (0.34%) Confluence
4 1 (0.34%) Drupal
4 1 (0.34%) Joomla!
Applications
1 21 (7.09%) Chatbot
2 8 (2.70%) Zeplin
3 2 (0.68%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.34%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 94 (31.76%) AWS
2 65 (21.96%) Serverless
3 60 (20.27%) AWS Lambda
4 48 (16.22%) Amazon S3
5 43 (14.53%) Amazon EC2
6 29 (9.80%) Azure
7 27 (9.12%) GCP
8 14 (4.73%) npm
9 10 (3.38%) Slack
10 9 (3.04%) Amazon ECS
11 8 (2.70%) SaaS
12 7 (2.36%) Sauce Labs
13 6 (2.03%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
14 5 (1.69%) Cloudflare
14 5 (1.69%) Power Platform
15 4 (1.35%) GitHub
16 3 (1.01%) BrowserStack
17 2 (0.68%) PaaS
18 1 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.01%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (17.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 17 (5.74%) NoSQL
3 13 (4.39%) Relational Database
4 12 (4.05%) SQL Server
5 11 (3.72%) MongoDB
6 9 (3.04%) MySQL
7 6 (2.03%) Data Mining
8 5 (1.69%) OLAP
8 5 (1.69%) Power BI
8 5 (1.69%) Redis
8 5 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.68%) Big Data
10 2 (0.68%) BigQuery
11 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 36 (12.16%) CircleCI
1 36 (12.16%) webpack
2 35 (11.82%) Selenium
3 30 (10.14%) Mocha
4 28 (9.46%) Cypress.io
5 27 (9.12%) Git (software)
6 19 (6.42%) Babel
7 18 (6.08%) Jasmine
8 14 (4.73%) WebDriver
9 13 (4.39%) Protractor
10 12 (4.05%) Appium
10 12 (4.05%) Cucumber
10 12 (4.05%) Jenkins
11 10 (3.38%) GitLab
12 9 (3.04%) JIRA
12 9 (3.04%) RStudio
12 9 (3.04%) SoapUI
13 7 (2.36%) eggPlant
13 7 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (2.03%) Bitbucket
General
1 90 (30.41%) Finance
2 52 (17.57%) Front Office
3 25 (8.45%) Banking
4 21 (7.09%) Investment Banking
5 19 (6.42%) Publishing
6 11 (3.72%) Marketing
7 9 (3.04%) Retail
8 6 (2.03%) Games
8 6 (2.03%) Law
8 6 (2.03%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.69%) Public Sector
10 2 (0.68%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.34%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (53.38%) React
2 137 (46.28%) Node.js
3 122 (41.22%) AngularJS
4 86 (29.05%) HTML
5 82 (27.70%) CSS
6 80 (27.03%) Vue.js
7 57 (19.26%) Sass
7 57 (19.26%) Web Services
8 56 (18.92%) Redux
9 55 (18.58%) HTML5
10 50 (16.89%) Jest
11 34 (11.49%) Express
12 33 (11.15%) CSS3
12 33 (11.15%) RESTful
13 31 (10.47%) .NET
14 29 (9.80%) Enzyme
15 27 (9.12%) LESS
16 24 (8.11%) GraphQL
17 22 (7.43%) Next.js
18 21 (7.09%) Semantic UI
Miscellaneous
1 58 (19.59%) Equities
2 54 (18.24%) Hedge funds
3 53 (17.91%) Derivative
4 52 (17.57%) Fixed Income
4 52 (17.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 24 (8.11%) User Experience
6 20 (6.76%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (2.70%) Data Structures
8 7 (2.36%) Algorithms
8 7 (2.36%) Client/Server
8 7 (2.36%) Mainframe
9 6 (2.03%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (2.03%) Mobile App
9 6 (2.03%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (1.69%) Cloud Native
11 3 (1.01%) Augmented Reality
11 3 (1.01%) Tandem
12 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.34%) Mobile Banking
13 1 (0.34%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.38%) Linux
2 5 (1.69%) Android
2 5 (1.69%) Apple iOS
2 5 (1.69%) Windows
3 1 (0.34%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (60.14%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (50.34%) Software Engineering
3 65 (21.96%) TDD
4 52 (17.57%) Asset Management
5 43 (14.53%) Artificial Intelligence
6 39 (13.18%) BDD
7 38 (12.84%) Test Automation
8 32 (10.81%) DevOps
9 28 (9.46%) Microservices
9 28 (9.46%) Web Development
10 26 (8.78%) Unit Testing
11 25 (8.45%) Fintech
11 25 (8.45%) Front End Development
12 22 (7.43%) Machine Learning
13 21 (7.09%) Conversational UI
13 21 (7.09%) Investment Management
13 21 (7.09%) Neural Network
14 20 (6.76%) Scrum
15 19 (6.42%) Problem-Solving
16 18 (6.08%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 296 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 125 (42.23%) TypeScript
3 94 (31.76%) Java
3 94 (31.76%) Python
4 67 (22.64%) SQL
5 57 (19.26%) C#
6 45 (15.20%) Kotlin
7 35 (11.82%) ES6
8 18 (6.08%) C++
9 13 (4.39%) PHP
10 9 (3.04%) ES7
11 6 (2.03%) Ruby
12 5 (1.69%) Go
12 5 (1.69%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.35%) Scala
14 3 (1.01%) XPath
15 1 (0.34%) C
15 1 (0.34%) Clojure
15 1 (0.34%) GLSL
15 1 (0.34%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (3.04%) Degree
2 7 (2.36%) ISEB
2 7 (2.36%) ISEB Practitioner
2 7 (2.36%) ISTQB
3 6 (2.03%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (0.68%) AWS Certification
5 1 (0.34%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.34%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (13.18%) QA
System Software
1 42 (14.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 31 (10.47%) Kubernetes
2 17 (5.74%) Terraform
3 5 (1.69%) Ansible
3 5 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (6.76%) Google
2 6 (2.03%) Autodesk
2 6 (2.03%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.01%) Foundry
3 3 (1.01%) Rackspace
3 3 (1.01%) Xamarin
4 2 (0.68%) Atlassian
4 2 (0.68%) New Relic
4 2 (0.68%) Progress
5 1 (0.34%) Adobe
5 1 (0.34%) Apple