Period
to 17 September 2019

The median annual salary for a JavaScript Engineer was £56,250 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 September 2019.

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
17 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 717 676 828
Rank change year-on-year -41 +152 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a JavaScript Engineer 388 556 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.33% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.35% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 334 484 340
UK median annual salary £56,250 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £89,250 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 135,875 160,315 168,174
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.07% 96.03%
Number of salaries quoted 108,219 129,183 134,723
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

JavaScript Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript Engineer in the UK

JavaScript Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for JavaScript Engineer in the UK

JavaScript Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript Engineer over the 6 months to 17 September 2019.

Salary histogram for JavaScript Engineer in the UK

JavaScript Engineer
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 Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 17 September 2019. 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 -48 336 £57,500 - 73
UK excluding London -14 212 £45,000 - 46
London +1 168 £72,500 +11.54% 33
South East +15 87 £55,000 +10.00% 16
North of England +18 43 £45,000 - 14
Scotland +14 36 £39,000 -10.86% 6
North West +24 25 £42,500 -2.30% 9
East of England +40 19 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Yorkshire 0 16 £45,000 -5.26% 5
South West -5 16 £60,000 +60.00% 2
Wales - 6 £67,500 -
Midlands +38 5 £42,500 +13.33% 2
East Midlands +21 3 £60,000 +60.00% 1
West Midlands +30 2 £42,500 -15.00% 1
North East +19 2 £45,000 +2.86%
Northern Ireland -4 2 £43,750 -15.05%

JavaScript Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 2019, 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.

1 388 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 239 (61.60%) Software Engineering
3 204 (52.58%) Agile Software Development
4 163 (42.01%) React
5 160 (41.24%) Node.js
6 152 (39.18%) AngularJS
7 136 (35.05%) HTML
7 136 (35.05%) CSS
8 123 (31.70%) Java
9 99 (25.52%) C#
10 96 (24.74%) AWS
11 94 (24.23%) TDD
12 93 (23.97%) DevOps
13 85 (21.91%) Python
14 75 (19.33%) Finance
15 72 (18.56%) .NET
16 71 (18.30%) Redux
17 66 (17.01%) Docker
18 61 (15.72%) Scrum
18 61 (15.72%) Git (software)
19 59 (15.21%) Front End Development
20 56 (14.43%) Degree
20 56 (14.43%) Web Services
21 53 (13.66%) Continuous Integration
21 53 (13.66%) HTML5
22 51 (13.14%) TypeScript
22 51 (13.14%) Jenkins
23 49 (12.63%) Azure
23 49 (12.63%) SQL
24 46 (11.86%) Open Source

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 22 (5.67%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (2.58%) WordPress
3 4 (1.03%) IIS
4 2 (0.52%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.52%) CMS
5 1 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.26%) Apache
5 1 (0.26%) Confluence
5 1 (0.26%) Ethereum
Business Applications
1 11 (2.84%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 96 (24.74%) AWS
2 49 (12.63%) Azure
3 33 (8.51%) Serverless
4 30 (7.73%) AWS Lambda
5 29 (7.47%) Amazon S3
6 27 (6.96%) Amazon EC2
6 27 (6.96%) OpenShift
7 26 (6.70%) Amazon SQS
7 26 (6.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 24 (6.19%) SaaS
9 10 (2.58%) GCP
10 6 (1.55%) GitHub
10 6 (1.55%) IaaS
11 5 (1.29%) DigitalOcean
11 5 (1.29%) Heroku
12 3 (0.77%) Amazon ECS
12 3 (0.77%) IBM Cloud
12 3 (0.77%) npm
13 2 (0.52%) PaaS
13 2 (0.52%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.29%) MQTT
2 2 (0.52%) Broadband
2 2 (0.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.26%) ATM
3 1 (0.26%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.26%) Internet
3 1 (0.26%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (9.28%) MongoDB
2 26 (6.70%) Amazon RDS
2 26 (6.70%) Amazon Redshift
3 23 (5.93%) NoSQL
4 22 (5.67%) MySQL
4 22 (5.67%) SQL Server
5 20 (5.15%) Big Data
6 10 (2.58%) Neo4j
6 10 (2.58%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (2.32%) Redis
8 6 (1.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (1.29%) Aerospike
9 5 (1.29%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.29%) RethinkDB
10 3 (0.77%) CouchDB
11 2 (0.52%) Amazon Aurora
11 2 (0.52%) Blockchain
12 1 (0.26%) BigQuery
12 1 (0.26%) Cosmos DB
12 1 (0.26%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 61 (15.72%) Git (software)
2 51 (13.14%) Jenkins
3 45 (11.60%) Selenium
4 41 (10.57%) webpack
5 27 (6.96%) GitLab
6 26 (6.70%) Artifactory
7 21 (5.41%) Bitbucket
8 20 (5.15%) Mocha
9 19 (4.90%) Travis CI
10 15 (3.87%) Bitbucket Server
10 15 (3.87%) NUnit
10 15 (3.87%) Subversion
11 11 (2.84%) Babel
11 11 (2.84%) Cucumber
12 10 (2.58%) JIRA
13 9 (2.32%) PostCSS
14 7 (1.80%) TeamCity
14 7 (1.80%) WebDriver
15 6 (1.55%) JUnit
15 6 (1.55%) TestNG
General
1 75 (19.33%) Finance
2 43 (11.08%) Retail
3 13 (3.35%) Electronics
4 12 (3.09%) Automotive
4 12 (3.09%) Banking
4 12 (3.09%) Games
4 12 (3.09%) Marketing
5 9 (2.32%) Public Sector
6 8 (2.06%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.06%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.80%) Law
8 6 (1.55%) Military
9 5 (1.29%) Legal
10 3 (0.77%) Advertising
11 2 (0.52%) Local Government
12 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (42.01%) React
2 160 (41.24%) Node.js
3 152 (39.18%) AngularJS
4 136 (35.05%) CSS
4 136 (35.05%) HTML
5 72 (18.56%) .NET
6 71 (18.30%) Redux
7 56 (14.43%) Web Services
8 53 (13.66%) HTML5
9 45 (11.60%) Vue.js
10 40 (10.31%) ASP.NET
11 33 (8.51%) RESTful
12 31 (7.99%) Sass
13 30 (7.73%) CSS3
14 27 (6.96%) ASP.NET MVC
15 26 (6.70%) J2EE
16 25 (6.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 23 (5.93%) REST
18 20 (5.15%) GraphQL
19 19 (4.90%) Enzyme
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.02%) User Experience
2 15 (3.87%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (3.61%) Mobile App
4 10 (2.58%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (2.06%) FMCG
6 4 (1.03%) Public Cloud
6 4 (1.03%) Robotics
6 4 (1.03%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.03%) Xbox
7 2 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (0.52%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.26%) BBC
8 1 (0.26%) EFT
8 1 (0.26%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.26%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.26%) Life Science
8 1 (0.26%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.26%) NHS
8 1 (0.26%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 45 (11.60%) Linux
2 20 (5.15%) Windows
3 5 (1.29%) Unix
4 4 (1.03%) Android
5 3 (0.77%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.52%) CentOS
6 2 (0.52%) Debian
6 2 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (0.52%) Robot Operating System
6 2 (0.52%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.26%) Fedora
7 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.26%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 239 (61.60%) Software Engineering
2 204 (52.58%) Agile Software Development
3 94 (24.23%) TDD
4 93 (23.97%) DevOps
5 61 (15.72%) Scrum
6 59 (15.21%) Front End Development
7 53 (13.66%) Continuous Integration
8 46 (11.86%) Open Source
8 46 (11.86%) Test Automation
9 44 (11.34%) Microservices
10 43 (11.08%) Artificial Intelligence
11 40 (10.31%) Computer Science
12 38 (9.79%) BDD
12 38 (9.79%) OO
13 37 (9.54%) MVC
14 36 (9.28%) Unit Testing
15 34 (8.76%) Deployment Automation
16 31 (7.99%) Mentoring
17 29 (7.47%) Problem-Solving
18 28 (7.22%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 388 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 123 (31.70%) Java
3 99 (25.52%) C#
4 85 (21.91%) Python
5 51 (13.14%) TypeScript
6 49 (12.63%) SQL
7 32 (8.25%) ES6
7 32 (8.25%) PHP
8 28 (7.22%) C++
9 14 (3.61%) Ruby
10 12 (3.09%) Scala
11 11 (2.84%) C
12 7 (1.80%) Clojure
12 7 (1.80%) Haskell
12 7 (1.80%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.55%) Go
14 5 (1.29%) ES7
14 5 (1.29%) PowerShell
15 4 (1.03%) Kotlin
16 3 (0.77%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 56 (14.43%) Degree
2 34 (8.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.55%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.55%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.29%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.77%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.19%) QA
2 2 (0.52%) GDPR
3 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 66 (17.01%) Docker
2 4 (1.03%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 39 (10.05%) Kubernetes
2 30 (7.73%) Terraform
3 29 (7.47%) Ansible
4 2 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.26%) Marathon
5 1 (0.26%) Mesos
5 1 (0.26%) Puppet
5 1 (0.26%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 11 (2.84%) Xamarin
2 6 (1.55%) SAP
3 4 (1.03%) Microsoft
4 3 (0.77%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 3 (0.77%) Google
4 3 (0.77%) IBM
5 2 (0.52%) BT
5 2 (0.52%) Oracle
6 1 (0.26%) Blue Prism
6 1 (0.26%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.26%) T-Plan
6 1 (0.26%) VMware