JavaScript Engineer
UK

The median JavaScript Engineer salary in the UK is £68,000 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 27 February 2024.

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

6 months to
27 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 730 755 704
Rank change year-on-year +25 -51 -196
Permanent jobs requiring a JavaScript Engineer 94 249 478
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.22% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.24% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 57 193 328
10th Percentile £43,250 £47,300 £45,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £57,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £68,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year -2.86% +7.69% +8.33%
75th Percentile £82,500 £90,000 £95,000
90th Percentile £123,000 £112,250 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £69,447 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +11.12% +8.70% +21.05%

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 74,467 104,389 133,620
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 94.01% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 55,959 65,552 83,161
10th Percentile £28,559 £32,750 £32,000
25th Percentile £39,420 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £73,750 £82,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 27 February 2024.

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 27 February 2024. 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
Jobs
England +59 72 £70,000 - 19
UK excluding London +84 59 £69,447 +11.12% 12
London +98 28 £69,412 -0.84% 8
Work from Home +13 26 £68,000 -2.86% 16
South West +27 18 £70,000 +24.44% 4
North of England +64 11 £67,281 +3.51% 4
Scotland -15 8 £69,447 +32.28% 2
East of England +50 7 - -
North West +49 6 £50,985 +0.96% 1
Yorkshire +76 5 £83,577 +19.40% 3
Wales - 5 £45,000 -
South East +70 4 £45,000 -25.00%
Midlands +57 3 £60,000 +17.07% 2
Northern Ireland - 3 - -
East Midlands +8 2 - - 1
West Midlands +71 1 £60,000 - 1

JavaScript Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 27 February 2024, JavaScript Engineer job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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 94 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 57 (60.64%) Software Engineering
3 55 (58.51%) Agile
4 52 (55.32%) React
5 42 (44.68%) Python
6 32 (34.04%) Java
6 32 (34.04%) Problem-Solving
7 31 (32.98%) Node.js
8 29 (30.85%) SDLC
9 28 (29.79%) Design Patterns
9 28 (29.79%) C#
10 27 (28.72%) OO
10 27 (28.72%) React Native
11 26 (27.66%) Collaborative Working
11 26 (27.66%) Actionable Insight
11 26 (27.66%) OOA/OOD
11 26 (27.66%) Project Management
11 26 (27.66%) Aerospace
12 23 (24.47%) TypeScript
13 20 (21.28%) CSS
14 19 (20.21%) Git
15 18 (19.15%) HTML
15 18 (19.15%) CI/CD
16 16 (17.02%) Scrum
17 15 (15.96%) Social Skills
18 14 (14.89%) Full Stack Development
18 14 (14.89%) Jenkins
19 13 (13.83%) Finance
20 12 (12.77%) JIRA
20 12 (12.77%) AWS

JavaScript Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (9.57%) Confluence
2 2 (2.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.77%) AWS
2 4 (4.26%) Azure
2 4 (4.26%) ChatGPT
2 4 (4.26%) GCP
3 3 (3.19%) SaaS
4 2 (2.13%) GitHub
4 2 (2.13%) Serverless
5 1 (1.06%) Amazon Cognito
5 1 (1.06%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.06%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.06%) Azure DevOps
5 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.06%) Figma
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.06%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.19%) MySQL
1 3 (3.19%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.06%) DynamoDB
3 1 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (20.21%) Git
2 14 (14.89%) Jenkins
3 12 (12.77%) JIRA
4 7 (7.45%) Bitbucket
4 7 (7.45%) gulp
5 6 (6.38%) Cypress.io
6 5 (5.32%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (4.26%) GitLab
8 3 (3.19%) Selenium
9 2 (2.13%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.13%) JUnit
9 2 (2.13%) Maven
9 2 (2.13%) TestNG
10 1 (1.06%) Newman
10 1 (1.06%) Postman
10 1 (1.06%) TestCafe
General
1 26 (27.66%) Aerospace
2 15 (15.96%) Social Skills
3 13 (13.83%) Finance
4 10 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (9.57%) Banking
6 4 (4.26%) Health Technology
7 3 (3.19%) Digital Healthcare
8 2 (2.13%) Marketing
9 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
9 1 (1.06%) Public Sector
9 1 (1.06%) Tech for Good
9 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (55.32%) React
2 31 (32.98%) Node.js
3 27 (28.72%) React Native
4 20 (21.28%) CSS
5 18 (19.15%) HTML
6 9 (9.57%) Jest
7 8 (8.51%) RESTful
7 8 (8.51%) Vue
8 7 (7.45%) AngularJS
9 5 (5.32%) Spring Boot
10 4 (4.26%) REST
11 3 (3.19%) Express.js
11 3 (3.19%) Hibernate
11 3 (3.19%) HTML5
11 3 (3.19%) JSON
11 3 (3.19%) Laravel
12 2 (2.13%) Playwright
12 2 (2.13%) Sass
12 2 (2.13%) Web Services
13 1 (1.06%) Babylonjs
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.64%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (8.51%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.26%) 3D Graphics
4 3 (3.19%) Legacy Systems
4 3 (3.19%) Product Ownership
4 3 (3.19%) SystemC
5 2 (2.13%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.13%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.06%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.06%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (60.64%) Software Engineering
2 55 (58.51%) Agile
3 32 (34.04%) Problem-Solving
4 29 (30.85%) SDLC
5 28 (29.79%) Design Patterns
6 27 (28.72%) OO
7 26 (27.66%) Actionable Insight
7 26 (27.66%) Collaborative Working
7 26 (27.66%) OOA/OOD
7 26 (27.66%) Project Management
8 18 (19.15%) CI/CD
9 16 (17.02%) Scrum
10 14 (14.89%) Full Stack Development
11 12 (12.77%) DevOps
11 12 (12.77%) Microservices
12 10 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (9.57%) Artificial Intelligence
13 9 (9.57%) Fintech
13 9 (9.57%) Scaled Agile Framework
13 9 (9.57%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 94 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 42 (44.68%) Python
3 32 (34.04%) Java
4 28 (29.79%) C#
5 23 (24.47%) TypeScript
6 4 (4.26%) PHP
7 3 (3.19%) SQL
8 1 (1.06%) Go
8 1 (1.06%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (4.26%) DV Cleared
1 4 (4.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.13%) Degree
2 2 (2.13%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (12.77%) Accessibility
2 4 (4.26%) QA
3 3 (3.19%) HL7
System Software
1 12 (12.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (12.77%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (7.45%) Atlassian
2 3 (3.19%) Cerner
3 2 (2.13%) Adobe
3 2 (2.13%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.13%) Zoho