Period
to 15 January 2021

The median annual salary for a JavaScript Engineer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 15 January 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 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 443 656 706
Rank change year-on-year +213 +50 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a JavaScript Engineer 330 394 442
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.53% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.33% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 429 347 393
Median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £38,750 £33,900 £35,000
90th Percentile £128,750 £85,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +5.26%

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 59,437 120,857 145,043
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.13% 95.61% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 48,317 97,819 117,458
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% -
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 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 January 2021.

Salary histogram for JavaScript Engineer in the UK

JavaScript Engineer
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 Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 15 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 +228 307 £60,000 +14.29% 59
London +240 215 £67,500 -3.57% 35
Work from Home +30 122 £52,500 +10.53% 11
UK excluding London +85 104 £47,500 +5.56% 26
North of England +68 34 £50,000 +5.26% 7
South East +109 22 £47,500 +6.74% 1
Yorkshire +52 21 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Midlands +95 20 £50,000 -9.09% 1
West Midlands +92 17 £37,500 -6.25%
North West +66 12 £46,250 -2.63% 5
South West +78 11 £45,000 -10.00% 5
East of England +90 5 £57,500 +43.75% 10
Northern Ireland +22 5 £42,500 -26.09%
Scotland +22 5 £47,500 -2.56% 1
East Midlands +53 3 £57,500 +4.55% 1
Wales +42 2 £47,500 -29.63% 1
North East +14 1 £60,000 +14.29% 1

JavaScript Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 January 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.

1 330 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 206 (62.42%) Agile Software Development
3 200 (60.61%) React
4 188 (56.97%) Software Engineering
5 144 (43.64%) TypeScript
6 143 (43.33%) AngularJS
7 130 (39.39%) Finance
8 122 (36.97%) Node.js
9 100 (30.30%) HTML
10 98 (29.70%) Vue.js
11 93 (28.18%) AWS
12 90 (27.27%) Java
12 90 (27.27%) Front Office
13 89 (26.97%) CSS
14 88 (26.67%) SQL
15 85 (25.76%) Python
16 80 (24.24%) HTML5
17 77 (23.33%) C#
18 71 (21.52%) Serverless
19 64 (19.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 64 (19.39%) AWS Lambda
20 62 (18.79%) Kotlin
21 60 (18.18%) Web Services
21 60 (18.18%) Equities
21 60 (18.18%) Derivative
22 59 (17.88%) Asset Management
22 59 (17.88%) Fixed Income
22 59 (17.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 59 (17.88%) CSS3
22 59 (17.88%) Amazon EC2

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 12 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (1.82%) CMS
3 1 (0.30%) Apache
3 1 (0.30%) Confluence
3 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (3.94%) Chatbot
2 8 (2.42%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 4 (1.21%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 93 (28.18%) AWS
2 71 (21.52%) Serverless
3 64 (19.39%) AWS Lambda
4 59 (17.88%) Amazon EC2
4 59 (17.88%) Amazon S3
5 27 (8.18%) SaaS
6 20 (6.06%) Azure
7 19 (5.76%) GCP
8 9 (2.73%) Firebase
9 8 (2.42%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (2.42%) Sauce Labs
10 7 (2.12%) GitHub
11 3 (0.91%) BrowserStack
11 3 (0.91%) npm
12 2 (0.61%) Amazon SageMaker
13 1 (0.30%) Amazon Kinesis
13 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.30%) BlazeMeter
13 1 (0.30%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 30 (9.09%) HTTP
2 3 (0.91%) Internet
3 2 (0.61%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (19.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 32 (9.70%) NoSQL
3 17 (5.15%) SQL Server
4 14 (4.24%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.42%) MongoDB
6 7 (2.12%) MySQL
7 6 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.52%) Big Data
9 4 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.21%) Blockchain
9 4 (1.21%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.91%) Aerospike
10 3 (0.91%) Redis
10 3 (0.91%) SQLite
11 2 (0.61%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.30%) Apache Ignite
12 1 (0.30%) OLAP
12 1 (0.30%) Power BI
12 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 36 (10.91%) Git (software)
2 34 (10.30%) Selenium
3 29 (8.79%) Cypress.io
4 28 (8.48%) Protractor
5 22 (6.67%) Mocha
6 19 (5.76%) Appium
6 19 (5.76%) Jasmine
6 19 (5.76%) JIRA
7 18 (5.45%) CircleCI
8 16 (4.85%) Cucumber
8 16 (4.85%) WebDriver
9 13 (3.94%) SoapUI
10 9 (2.73%) webpack
11 8 (2.42%) eggPlant
11 8 (2.42%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (2.12%) Jenkins
13 5 (1.52%) Grunt
14 4 (1.21%) gulp
15 3 (0.91%) Babel
15 3 (0.91%) git-flow
General
1 130 (39.39%) Finance
2 90 (27.27%) Front Office
3 39 (11.82%) Retail
4 16 (4.85%) Banking
5 15 (4.55%) Marketing
6 14 (4.24%) Games
6 14 (4.24%) Publishing
7 12 (3.64%) Investment Banking
8 11 (3.33%) Public Sector
9 6 (1.82%) Law
10 3 (0.91%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.61%) Dutch Language
11 2 (0.61%) Electronics
11 2 (0.61%) French Language
11 2 (0.61%) German Language
11 2 (0.61%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.61%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.30%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (60.61%) React
2 143 (43.33%) AngularJS
3 122 (36.97%) Node.js
4 100 (30.30%) HTML
5 98 (29.70%) Vue.js
6 89 (26.97%) CSS
7 80 (24.24%) HTML5
8 60 (18.18%) Web Services
9 59 (17.88%) CSS3
10 58 (17.58%) Sass
11 46 (13.94%) RESTful
12 44 (13.33%) React Native
13 37 (11.21%) LESS
14 32 (9.70%) .NET
15 29 (8.79%) Jest
16 26 (7.88%) WebSockets
17 25 (7.58%) Redux
18 22 (6.67%) Express
18 22 (6.67%) WebdriverIO
19 20 (6.06%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 60 (18.18%) Derivative
1 60 (18.18%) Equities
2 59 (17.88%) Fixed Income
2 59 (17.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 56 (16.97%) Hedge funds
4 39 (11.82%) User Experience
5 35 (10.61%) Greenfield Project
6 31 (9.39%) Social Media
7 5 (1.52%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (1.52%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.21%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.21%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.91%) Augmented Reality
9 3 (0.91%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.61%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.61%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.61%) iPad
11 1 (0.30%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.55%) Android
1 15 (4.55%) Linux
2 14 (4.24%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.61%) Unix
4 1 (0.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (62.42%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (56.97%) Software Engineering
3 59 (17.88%) Asset Management
4 51 (15.45%) Test Automation
5 44 (13.33%) Microservices
6 42 (12.73%) TDD
7 38 (11.52%) BDD
8 34 (10.30%) Unit Testing
9 33 (10.00%) OO
10 32 (9.70%) DevOps
11 29 (8.79%) Web Development
12 26 (7.88%) MVC
13 24 (7.27%) Artificial Intelligence
14 21 (6.36%) Machine Learning
15 20 (6.06%) SDET
16 19 (5.76%) Fintech
16 19 (5.76%) OOP
17 18 (5.45%) Continuous Integration
18 16 (4.85%) Analytics
19 14 (4.24%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 330 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 144 (43.64%) TypeScript
3 90 (27.27%) Java
4 88 (26.67%) SQL
5 85 (25.76%) Python
6 77 (23.33%) C#
7 62 (18.79%) Kotlin
8 16 (4.85%) C++
9 13 (3.94%) PHP
10 9 (2.73%) Go
11 8 (2.42%) ES6
12 5 (1.52%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.21%) Ruby
14 2 (0.61%) Java 8
15 1 (0.30%) Clojure
15 1 (0.30%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (3.94%) Degree
2 8 (2.42%) ISEB
2 8 (2.42%) ISEB Practitioner
2 8 (2.42%) ISTQB
3 5 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.30%) CEH
5 1 (0.30%) CREST Certified
5 1 (0.30%) OSCP
5 1 (0.30%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (12.73%) QA
System Software
1 33 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 29 (8.79%) Kubernetes
2 12 (3.64%) Terraform
3 10 (3.03%) Ansible
4 4 (1.21%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (2.12%) Google
2 5 (1.52%) IBM
3 4 (1.21%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.21%) Pega
4 3 (0.91%) Xamarin
5 2 (0.61%) Elastic Path
5 2 (0.61%) Progress
5 2 (0.61%) SAP
6 1 (0.30%) Facebook
6 1 (0.30%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.30%) Twitter