Period
to 15 April 2021

The median annual salary for a JavaScript Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 15 April 2021.

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
15 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 505 620 778
Rank change year-on-year +115 +158 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a JavaScript Engineer 379 370 373
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.33% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.35% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 348 313 326
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
75th Percentile £75,000 £78,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £108,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 77,896 107,221 142,928
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.13% 95.38% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 61,240 87,064 115,178
10th Percentile £31,500 £29,750 £28,500
25th Percentile £40,858 £38,000 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 15 April 2021.

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 15 April 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 +106 339 £60,000 +4.35% 54
London +137 234 £67,500 -6.90% 33
Work from Home -31 144 £52,500 +5.00% 13
UK excluding London +52 119 £50,000 - 23
North of England +18 48 £50,000 -4.76% 8
Yorkshire +12 28 £50,000 - 5
South East +83 24 £50,000 +19.05% 2
North West +21 19 £45,000 -14.29% 3
Midlands +27 16 £45,000 -18.18% 4
South West +10 12 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Scotland +3 12 £47,500 -9.52% 2
West Midlands +28 9 £37,500 -6.25% 2
East Midlands +20 7 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Northern Ireland - 4 £42,500 -
East of England +43 3 £60,000 +20.00% 3
North East +7 1 £65,000 +23.81%

JavaScript Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 April 2021, 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.

1 379 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 236 (62.27%) React
3 224 (59.10%) Agile Software Development
3 224 (59.10%) Software Engineering
4 136 (35.88%) Node.js
5 128 (33.77%) Finance
6 118 (31.13%) TypeScript
7 103 (27.18%) AngularJS
8 101 (26.65%) HTML
9 88 (23.22%) React Native
10 86 (22.69%) C#
10 86 (22.69%) CSS
11 82 (21.64%) AWS
12 79 (20.84%) Front Office
13 69 (18.21%) Vue.js
14 63 (16.62%) Java
14 63 (16.62%) Retail
14 63 (16.62%) HTML5
14 63 (16.62%) Test Automation
15 62 (16.36%) SQL
16 60 (15.83%) Microservices
17 57 (15.04%) Docker
18 56 (14.78%) TDD
18 56 (14.78%) Git (software)
19 55 (14.51%) Python
20 51 (13.46%) Kubernetes
20 51 (13.46%) Serverless
20 51 (13.46%) Social Media
21 49 (12.93%) Greenfield Project
21 49 (12.93%) DevOps

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 (5.80%) Apache
2 13 (3.43%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (1.06%) CMS
4 3 (0.79%) Apache Solr
4 3 (0.79%) nginx
4 3 (0.79%) WordPress
5 2 (0.53%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.26%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (2.11%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.26%) Figma
Business Applications
1 3 (0.79%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 82 (21.64%) AWS
2 51 (13.46%) Serverless
3 47 (12.40%) SaaS
4 35 (9.23%) AWS Lambda
5 33 (8.71%) GCP
6 31 (8.18%) Amazon EC2
7 28 (7.39%) Amazon S3
8 22 (5.80%) Firebase
9 19 (5.01%) Azure
10 15 (3.96%) GitHub
11 11 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (1.85%) npm
13 4 (1.06%) CloudFront
13 4 (1.06%) Sauce Labs
14 3 (0.79%) Apigee
15 2 (0.53%) Amazon ECS
15 2 (0.53%) AWS Fargate
15 2 (0.53%) OpenShift
16 1 (0.26%) Amazon Cognito
16 1 (0.26%) AWS Step Functions
Communications & Networking
1 33 (8.71%) HTTP
2 7 (1.85%) Internet
3 2 (0.53%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (10.82%) NoSQL
2 37 (9.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 21 (5.54%) Apache Ignite
4 18 (4.75%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (4.22%) SQL Server
6 15 (3.96%) MongoDB
6 15 (3.96%) MySQL
7 11 (2.90%) Relational Database
8 10 (2.64%) Big Data
9 6 (1.58%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (1.58%) Redis
10 3 (0.79%) Aerospike
10 3 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.79%) Blockchain
10 3 (0.79%) SQLite
11 2 (0.53%) BigQuery
11 2 (0.53%) Flink
11 2 (0.53%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 56 (14.78%) Git (software)
2 37 (9.76%) Cypress.io
3 33 (8.71%) Selenium
4 21 (5.54%) Cucumber
4 21 (5.54%) Mocha
5 20 (5.28%) Protractor
6 18 (4.75%) webpack
7 17 (4.49%) Jasmine
7 17 (4.49%) Jenkins
7 17 (4.49%) JIRA
8 13 (3.43%) SoapUI
9 12 (3.17%) Appium
10 10 (2.64%) CircleCI
10 10 (2.64%) WebDriver
11 7 (1.85%) Babel
12 5 (1.32%) JSUnit
13 4 (1.06%) eggPlant
13 4 (1.06%) gulp
13 4 (1.06%) Postman
13 4 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 128 (33.77%) Finance
2 79 (20.84%) Front Office
3 63 (16.62%) Retail
4 17 (4.49%) Games
5 15 (3.96%) Banking
6 10 (2.64%) Marketing
7 6 (1.58%) Public Sector
8 4 (1.06%) Publishing
9 3 (0.79%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.79%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.53%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.53%) French Language
10 2 (0.53%) German Language
10 2 (0.53%) Law
10 2 (0.53%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 236 (62.27%) React
2 136 (35.88%) Node.js
3 103 (27.18%) AngularJS
4 101 (26.65%) HTML
5 88 (23.22%) React Native
6 86 (22.69%) CSS
7 69 (18.21%) Vue.js
8 63 (16.62%) HTML5
9 47 (12.40%) CSS3
10 43 (11.35%) RESTful
11 42 (11.08%) Sass
12 38 (10.03%) Web Services
13 32 (8.44%) Jest
14 31 (8.18%) Redux
15 29 (7.65%) .NET
15 29 (7.65%) GraphQL
16 26 (6.86%) LESS
16 26 (6.86%) REST
16 26 (6.86%) WebSockets
17 23 (6.07%) WebdriverIO
Miscellaneous
1 51 (13.46%) Social Media
2 49 (12.93%) Greenfield Project
2 49 (12.93%) User Experience
3 26 (6.86%) Equities
3 26 (6.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 26 (6.86%) Hedge funds
4 24 (6.33%) Derivative
4 24 (6.33%) Fixed Income
5 11 (2.90%) Mobile App
6 7 (1.85%) Virtual Team
7 6 (1.58%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.32%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.32%) Blog
8 5 (1.32%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (1.06%) Graphic Design
9 4 (1.06%) NHS
10 3 (0.79%) Cloud Native
10 3 (0.79%) Self-Motivation
11 2 (0.53%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 26 (6.86%) Android
1 26 (6.86%) Apple iOS
2 21 (5.54%) Linux
3 4 (1.06%) Debian
3 4 (1.06%) Windows
4 1 (0.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (59.10%) Agile Software Development
1 224 (59.10%) Software Engineering
2 63 (16.62%) Test Automation
3 60 (15.83%) Microservices
4 56 (14.78%) TDD
5 49 (12.93%) DevOps
6 43 (11.35%) OO
7 38 (10.03%) Unit Testing
8 37 (9.76%) BDD
9 28 (7.39%) Mentoring
10 26 (6.86%) Fintech
10 26 (6.86%) SDLC
11 25 (6.60%) OOP
12 24 (6.33%) Asset Management
12 24 (6.33%) Front End Development
13 23 (6.07%) MVC
14 22 (5.80%) Machine Learning
14 22 (5.80%) Problem-Solving
14 22 (5.80%) Web Development
15 20 (5.28%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 379 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 118 (31.13%) TypeScript
3 86 (22.69%) C#
4 63 (16.62%) Java
5 62 (16.36%) SQL
6 55 (14.51%) Python
7 28 (7.39%) Kotlin
8 24 (6.33%) Scala
9 21 (5.54%) Clojure
10 14 (3.69%) ES6
11 12 (3.17%) Go
12 11 (2.90%) Ruby
13 8 (2.11%) PHP
14 6 (1.58%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.58%) C++
15 5 (1.32%) C
15 5 (1.32%) Perl
16 2 (0.53%) Elixir
16 2 (0.53%) F#
16 2 (0.53%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 26 (6.86%) Degree
2 6 (1.58%) ISEB
2 6 (1.58%) ISEB Practitioner
2 6 (1.58%) ISTQB
3 5 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (1.06%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.26%) CEH
5 1 (0.26%) CREST Certified
5 1 (0.26%) OSCP
5 1 (0.26%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (9.50%) QA
System Software
1 57 (15.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 51 (13.46%) Kubernetes
2 20 (5.28%) Terraform
3 10 (2.64%) Ansible
4 5 (1.32%) Puppet
5 1 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (2.64%) Google
2 6 (1.58%) IBM
3 5 (1.32%) Pega
4 4 (1.06%) Microsoft
5 3 (0.79%) hybris
6 2 (0.53%) Elastic Path
6 2 (0.53%) Facebook
6 2 (0.53%) Twitter
7 1 (0.26%) Dell
7 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.26%) Sony