Period
to 9 April 2020

The median annual salary for a JavaScript Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 9 April 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
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 640 771 730
Rank change year-on-year +131 -41 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a JavaScript Engineer 379 371 504
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.25% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.26% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 348 350 458
Median annual salary £55,000 £56,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +2.27% -8.33%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £102,875 £85,250 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +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 109,825 143,040 170,956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.37% 95.98% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 88,088 114,076 139,951
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

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 9 April 2020.

Salary histogram for JavaScript Engineer in the UK

JavaScript Engineer
Top 15 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 9 April 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 +161 353 £55,000 -4.35% 39
London +130 190 £72,500 +11.54% 30
UK excluding London +119 188 £47,500 -5.00% 10
North of England +107 76 £52,500 +31.25% 3
Work from Home +29 41 £50,000 -20.00% 4
North West +81 35 £52,500 +40.00% 2
South East +52 33 £42,000 -23.64% 3
Yorkshire +70 26 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Scotland +32 26 £51,250 -14.58% 1
Midlands +57 21 £55,000 +22.22% 1
South West +63 19 £45,000 -14.29% 1
East of England +44 16 £50,000 +25.00% 1
East Midlands +46 15 £55,000 +37.50%
North East +18 15 £52,500 +16.67%
West Midlands +57 6 £40,000 -38.46% 1

JavaScript Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 April 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.

1 379 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 222 (58.58%) Software Engineering
3 219 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
4 192 (50.66%) React
5 159 (41.95%) Node.js
6 141 (37.20%) AngularJS
7 115 (30.34%) HTML
8 108 (28.50%) CSS
9 102 (26.91%) Python
10 95 (25.07%) Java
10 95 (25.07%) TDD
11 91 (24.01%) AWS
12 86 (22.69%) Finance
13 81 (21.37%) Azure
14 77 (20.32%) TypeScript
15 73 (19.26%) DevOps
16 69 (18.21%) Vue.js
17 68 (17.94%) Git (software)
18 64 (16.89%) Test Automation
19 56 (14.78%) QA
20 54 (14.25%) SQL
21 52 (13.72%) Scrum
21 52 (13.72%) GCP
22 48 (12.66%) BDD
22 48 (12.66%) Banking
23 47 (12.40%) Docker
24 46 (12.14%) .NET
24 46 (12.14%) Web Services
25 45 (11.87%) Google
25 45 (11.87%) Redux

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 17 (4.49%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (0.53%) WordPress
3 1 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.26%) JBoss
3 1 (0.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.06%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 91 (24.01%) AWS
2 81 (21.37%) Azure
3 52 (13.72%) GCP
4 27 (7.12%) SaaS
5 25 (6.60%) Serverless
6 14 (3.69%) GitHub
7 8 (2.11%) AWS Lambda
8 7 (1.85%) Amazon SQS
9 5 (1.32%) Amazon ECS
10 4 (1.06%) Cloudflare
11 3 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.79%) AWS Fargate
11 3 (0.79%) AWS Step Functions
11 3 (0.79%) Yarn
12 2 (0.53%) Amazon EKS
12 2 (0.53%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.26%) BlazeMeter
13 1 (0.26%) IaaS
13 1 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.17%) Internet
2 11 (2.90%) SNA
3 8 (2.11%) HTTP
4 5 (1.32%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.53%) SSH
6 1 (0.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (7.65%) Redis
2 25 (6.60%) NoSQL
2 25 (6.60%) PostgreSQL
3 23 (6.07%) MySQL
4 19 (5.01%) MongoDB
5 16 (4.22%) Big Data
6 15 (3.96%) SQL Server
7 11 (2.90%) Data Mining
8 7 (1.85%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.06%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.53%) Aerospike
11 2 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.53%) Blockchain
11 2 (0.53%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.26%) Amazon Redshift
12 1 (0.26%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 68 (17.94%) Git (software)
2 40 (10.55%) Jenkins
3 29 (7.65%) Selenium
4 22 (5.80%) RStudio
5 19 (5.01%) Subversion
6 16 (4.22%) Cucumber
7 15 (3.96%) webpack
8 14 (3.69%) CircleCI
8 14 (3.69%) Cypress.io
9 13 (3.43%) Eclipse
9 13 (3.43%) IntelliJ
9 13 (3.43%) JIRA
10 12 (3.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 12 (3.17%) Sonatype Nexus
11 11 (2.90%) Bitbucket
11 11 (2.90%) TeamCity
12 9 (2.37%) Babel
12 9 (2.37%) Mocha
13 8 (2.11%) Protractor
14 6 (1.58%) Appium
General
1 86 (22.69%) Finance
2 48 (12.66%) Banking
3 31 (8.18%) Front Office
3 31 (8.18%) Investment Banking
4 28 (7.39%) Retail
5 23 (6.07%) Marketing
6 19 (5.01%) Games
7 17 (4.49%) Law
8 14 (3.69%) Manufacturing
9 11 (2.90%) Electronics
10 9 (2.37%) Legal
11 5 (1.32%) Financial Institution
12 4 (1.06%) Automotive
12 4 (1.06%) Military
13 3 (0.79%) Advertising
13 3 (0.79%) Public Sector
14 2 (0.53%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 192 (50.66%) React
2 159 (41.95%) Node.js
3 141 (37.20%) AngularJS
4 115 (30.34%) HTML
5 108 (28.50%) CSS
6 69 (18.21%) Vue.js
7 46 (12.14%) .NET
7 46 (12.14%) Web Services
8 45 (11.87%) Redux
9 44 (11.61%) HTML5
10 34 (8.97%) CSS3
11 28 (7.39%) GraphQL
11 28 (7.39%) RESTful
12 24 (6.33%) .NET Core
13 22 (5.80%) ASP.NET
14 21 (5.54%) ASP.NET MVC
15 18 (4.75%) React Native
15 18 (4.75%) Sass
16 17 (4.49%) Jest
17 16 (4.22%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.23%) Greenfield Project
2 32 (8.44%) User Experience
3 31 (8.18%) Derivative
3 31 (8.18%) Equities
3 31 (8.18%) Fixed Income
3 31 (8.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 31 (8.18%) Hedge funds
4 17 (4.49%) Mobile App
5 14 (3.69%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (3.43%) Social Media
7 12 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (2.90%) e-Health
8 11 (2.90%) Internet of Things
8 11 (2.90%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.90%) Social Network
9 10 (2.64%) Algorithms
10 9 (2.37%) Self-Motivation
11 8 (2.11%) Cloud Native
12 7 (1.85%) Cyberthreat
12 7 (1.85%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (5.01%) Linux
2 10 (2.64%) Windows
3 9 (2.37%) Unix
4 8 (2.11%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.58%) Android
6 5 (1.32%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 222 (58.58%) Software Engineering
2 219 (57.78%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (25.07%) TDD
4 73 (19.26%) DevOps
5 64 (16.89%) Test Automation
6 52 (13.72%) Scrum
7 48 (12.66%) BDD
8 42 (11.08%) Microservices
9 37 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
9 37 (9.76%) Front End Development
10 36 (9.50%) Asset Management
10 36 (9.50%) Web Development
11 33 (8.71%) Decision-Making
12 32 (8.44%) Artificial Intelligence
12 32 (8.44%) Investment Management
13 31 (8.18%) Business Analysis
13 31 (8.18%) Problem-Solving
14 28 (7.39%) MVC
15 26 (6.86%) Fintech
16 25 (6.60%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 379 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 102 (26.91%) Python
3 95 (25.07%) Java
4 77 (20.32%) TypeScript
5 54 (14.25%) SQL
6 40 (10.55%) C#
6 40 (10.55%) PHP
7 22 (5.80%) ES6
8 17 (4.49%) C++
9 16 (4.22%) C
10 15 (3.96%) Go
10 15 (3.96%) Lua
11 12 (3.17%) Ruby
12 11 (2.90%) Scala
13 7 (1.85%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.32%) Perl
15 4 (1.06%) Kotlin
16 3 (0.79%) GLSL
16 3 (0.79%) Java 8
17 2 (0.53%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 33 (8.71%) Degree
2 16 (4.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.53%) PhD
4 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.26%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (14.78%) QA
System Software
1 47 (12.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 34 (8.97%) Kubernetes
2 12 (3.17%) Terraform
3 5 (1.32%) Ansible
4 2 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.26%) Grafana
5 1 (0.26%) Kibana
5 1 (0.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 45 (11.87%) Google
2 11 (2.90%) Oracle
3 9 (2.37%) Microsoft
4 7 (1.85%) Foundry
5 3 (0.79%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.53%) Apple
6 2 (0.53%) SAP
6 2 (0.53%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.26%) Infragistics