Period
to 23 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for JavaScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited JavaScript over the 6 months to 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 5 10
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 +2
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 31188 31826 34088
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.77% 16.78% 15.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.11% 31.82% 30.22%
Number of salaries quoted 27345 28603 30343
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

JavaScript is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 97115 100005 112786
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.32% 52.74% 51.56%
Number of salaries quoted 79652 86237 96348
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +2.56%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing JavaScript as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in the UK

JavaScript
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for JavaScript in the UK

JavaScript
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript over the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

Salary histogram for JavaScript in the UK

JavaScript
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 within the UK over the 6 months to 23 October 2017. 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 0 29311 £46,902 +4.23% 1920
UK excluding London +3 18734 £41,250 +3.13% 1278
London -1 11882 £57,500 +4.55% 717
South East +4 5841 £45,000 +5.88% 366
North of England +4 4276 £40,000 +3.90% 343
Midlands +3 2989 £37,500 - 234
North West +4 2520 £40,000 +3.90% 180
South West 0 2281 £40,000 - 117
East of England +2 2031 £45,000 +12.50% 143
West Midlands +1 1999 £37,500 - 110
Yorkshire +2 1561 £40,000 - 140
East Midlands +3 1003 £37,500 - 123
Scotland -1 950 £40,000 - 53
Wales -1 330 £37,500 - 14
North East -2 192 £37,500 +7.14% 23
Northern Ireland +10 85 £35,000 - 8
Isle of Man - 2 £56,250 -

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, IT jobs citing JavaScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 20734 (66.48%) HTML
2 18923 (60.67%) CSS
3 14010 (44.92%) Agile Software Development
4 12337 (39.56%) C#
5 12273 (39.35%) .NET
6 11055 (35.45%) AngularJS
7 9862 (31.62%) MVC
8 9242 (29.63%) SQL
9 8829 (28.31%) jQuery
10 8093 (25.95%) ASP.NET
11 7844 (25.15%) Java
12 7779 (24.94%) HTML5
13 7541 (24.18%) SQL Server
14 6563 (21.04%) Web Development
15 6401 (20.52%) TDD
16 5546 (17.78%) PHP
17 5535 (17.75%) Git (software)
18 5261 (16.87%) Node.js
19 5197 (16.66%) Front End Development
20 5149 (16.51%) Scrum
21 5101 (16.36%) React
22 5028 (16.12%) Finance
23 4799 (15.39%) ASP.NET MVC
24 4644 (14.89%) CSS3
25 4401 (14.11%) Web Services
26 4393 (14.09%) Software Engineering
27 4250 (13.63%) OO
28 4138 (13.27%) Microsoft
29 4081 (13.09%) Degree
30 4040 (12.95%) MySQL

JavaScript
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 1827 (5.86%) CMS
2 998 (3.20%) Apache
3 941 (3.02%) WordPress
4 912 (2.92%) IIS
5 796 (2.55%) SharePoint
6 788 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
7 679 (2.18%) Tomcat
8 527 (1.69%) Drupal
9 511 (1.64%) Umbraco
10 452 (1.45%) JBoss
11 358 (1.15%) WebSphere
12 323 (1.04%) Apache Spark
13 299 (0.96%) Confluence
14 292 (0.94%) nginx
14 292 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
15 254 (0.81%) Apache Solr
16 230 (0.74%) EPiServer
17 225 (0.72%) WebLogic
18 156 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
19 147 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 809 (2.59%) Photoshop
2 408 (1.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 308 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
4 210 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 208 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
6 65 (0.21%) InVision
7 50 (0.16%) InDesign
8 39 (0.13%) FileZilla
9 36 (0.12%) InfoPath
10 32 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 28 (0.090%) MS Visio
12 25 (0.080%) SPSS
13 19 (0.061%) GIMP
14 15 (0.048%) Spreadsheet
15 14 (0.045%) Fireworks
16 13 (0.042%) Chatbot
16 13 (0.042%) OmniGraffle
17 12 (0.038%) UXPin
18 11 (0.035%) Adobe After Effects
18 11 (0.035%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 535 (1.72%) Magento
2 485 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 85 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
4 57 (0.18%) Eloqua
5 54 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
6 50 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
6 50 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
7 48 (0.15%) Shopify
8 44 (0.14%) NetSuite
9 38 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
10 33 (0.11%) WebTrends
11 27 (0.087%) Oracle BPM
12 24 (0.077%) Dynamics AX
13 20 (0.064%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 17 (0.055%) OpenCart
15 15 (0.048%) SessionCam
16 14 (0.045%) Oracle EBS
17 10 (0.032%) SAP Business One
18 9 (0.029%) Social Studio
19 8 (0.026%) iTrent
Cloud Services
1 2660 (8.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2439 (7.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1310 (4.20%) SaaS
4 978 (3.14%) GitHub
5 552 (1.77%) npm
6 279 (0.89%) PaaS
7 254 (0.81%) Office 365
8 234 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
9 230 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
10 208 (0.67%) Google Analytics
11 170 (0.55%) Serverless
12 165 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
13 158 (0.51%) IaaS
14 120 (0.38%) Amazon S3
15 100 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
16 93 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
17 81 (0.26%) Heroku
18 68 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
19 66 (0.21%) Adobe Analytics
20 64 (0.21%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 837 (2.68%) HTTP
2 760 (2.44%) Internet
3 246 (0.79%) Intranet
4 206 (0.66%) TCP/IP
5 157 (0.50%) Firewall
6 156 (0.50%) DNS
7 146 (0.47%) SSL
8 120 (0.38%) SMS
9 105 (0.34%) FTP
10 95 (0.30%) SMTP
11 80 (0.26%) LDAP
12 78 (0.25%) Wireless
13 76 (0.24%) Network Security
14 58 (0.19%) Skype
15 46 (0.15%) HTTPS
16 45 (0.14%) ATM
17 42 (0.13%) Broadband
17 42 (0.13%) VPN
18 39 (0.13%) Extranet
19 37 (0.12%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7541 (24.18%) SQL Server
2 4040 (12.95%) MySQL
3 2260 (7.25%) NoSQL
4 1633 (5.24%) MongoDB
5 1508 (4.84%) Relational Database
6 868 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
7 779 (2.50%) Big Data
8 632 (2.03%) Redis
9 590 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
10 576 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 495 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 438 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
13 422 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
14 416 (1.33%) Hadoop
15 410 (1.31%) RDBMS
16 398 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
17 286 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
18 261 (0.84%) Oracle Database
19 206 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 197 (0.63%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 5535 (17.75%) Git (software)
2 1799 (5.77%) Visual Studio
3 1565 (5.02%) Subversion
4 1558 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 1437 (4.61%) JIRA
6 1256 (4.03%) Selenium
7 1198 (3.84%) gulp
8 1197 (3.84%) Team Foundation Server
9 933 (2.99%) Grunt
10 898 (2.88%) Maven
11 870 (2.79%) NUnit
12 790 (2.53%) TeamCity
13 784 (2.51%) Jasmine
14 774 (2.48%) webpack
15 755 (2.42%) JUnit
16 554 (1.78%) Cucumber
17 411 (1.32%) Mocha
18 397 (1.27%) Karma Test Runner
19 370 (1.19%) WebDriver
20 364 (1.17%) Protractor
General
1 5028 (16.12%) Finance
2 1891 (6.06%) Marketing
3 1781 (5.71%) Retail
4 1474 (4.73%) Banking
5 951 (3.05%) Games
6 767 (2.46%) Telecoms
7 759 (2.43%) Advertising
8 564 (1.81%) Manufacturing
9 560 (1.80%) Electronics
10 504 (1.62%) Investment Banking
11 390 (1.25%) Legal
12 331 (1.06%) Retail Banking
13 328 (1.05%) Front Office
14 269 (0.86%) Publishing
15 245 (0.79%) Automotive
16 210 (0.67%) Law
17 207 (0.66%) Music Industry
18 196 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
19 192 (0.62%) Back Office
20 167 (0.54%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24345 (78.06%) Developer
2 6366 (20.41%) .NET Developer
3 4883 (15.66%) C# Developer
4 4338 (13.91%) JavaScript Developer
5 4302 (13.79%) Senior Developer
6 3654 (11.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3555 (11.40%) C# .NET Developer
8 2867 (9.19%) Java Developer
9 2834 (9.09%) Web Developer
10 2767 (8.87%) Software Developer
11 2694 (8.64%) PHP Developer
12 2162 (6.93%) ASP.NET Developer
13 2153 (6.90%) Full Stack Developer
14 1828 (5.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 1759 (5.64%) Software Engineer
16 1629 (5.22%) HTML Developer
17 1465 (4.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 1385 (4.44%) Junior
19 1359 (4.36%) Angular Developer
20 1310 (4.20%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20734 (66.48%) HTML
2 18923 (60.67%) CSS
3 12273 (39.35%) .NET
4 11055 (35.45%) AngularJS
5 8829 (28.31%) jQuery
6 8093 (25.95%) ASP.NET
7 7779 (24.94%) HTML5
8 5261 (16.87%) Node.js
9 5101 (16.36%) React
10 4799 (15.39%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4644 (14.89%) CSS3
12 4401 (14.11%) Web Services
13 3371 (10.81%) XML
14 3043 (9.76%) .NET Framework
15 3014 (9.66%) REST
16 2852 (9.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 2825 (9.06%) RESTful
18 2783 (8.92%) ASP.NET Web API
19 2632 (8.44%) Sass
20 2582 (8.28%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3567 (11.44%) User Experience
2 2744 (8.80%) Computer Science
3 2064 (6.62%) Greenfield Project
4 1719 (5.51%) Mobile App
5 1617 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
6 975 (3.13%) Fintech
7 811 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
8 467 (1.50%) Algorithms
9 365 (1.17%) iPad
10 315 (1.01%) Linux Command Line
11 313 (1.00%) Social Media
12 302 (0.97%) Data Structures
13 254 (0.81%) N-Tier
14 204 (0.65%) Management Information System
15 176 (0.56%) Client/Server
16 173 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 164 (0.53%) Hedge funds
18 157 (0.50%) W3C
19 150 (0.48%) Blog
20 145 (0.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3161 (10.14%) Linux
2 1970 (6.32%) Windows
3 1307 (4.19%) Android
4 1147 (3.68%) Apple iOS
5 974 (3.12%) Unix
6 355 (1.14%) Windows Server
7 120 (0.38%) Ubuntu
8 103 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 99 (0.32%) Mac OS X
10 87 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 81 (0.26%) CentOS
12 73 (0.23%) Windows 7
13 71 (0.23%) Debian
14 70 (0.22%) Solaris
15 64 (0.21%) Windows 10
16 52 (0.17%) Windows Phone
17 51 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
18 45 (0.14%) AIX
19 35 (0.11%) Mac OS
20 28 (0.090%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 14010 (44.92%) Agile Software Development
2 9862 (31.62%) MVC
3 6563 (21.04%) Web Development
4 6401 (20.52%) TDD
5 5197 (16.66%) Front End Development
6 5149 (16.51%) Scrum
7 4393 (14.09%) Software Engineering
8 4250 (13.63%) OO
9 3013 (9.66%) Continuous Integration
10 2706 (8.68%) BDD
11 2665 (8.54%) Test Automation
12 2499 (8.01%) E-Commerce
13 2447 (7.85%) Unit Testing
14 2437 (7.81%) SDLC
15 2116 (6.78%) OOP
16 2069 (6.63%) Mentoring
17 1894 (6.07%) DevOps
18 1654 (5.30%) Microservices
19 1619 (5.19%) Open Source
20 1416 (4.54%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 12337 (39.56%) C#
2 9242 (29.63%) SQL
3 7844 (25.15%) Java
4 5546 (17.78%) PHP
5 3099 (9.94%) Python
6 1789 (5.74%) T-SQL
7 1693 (5.43%) Ruby
8 1509 (4.84%) C++
9 1214 (3.89%) ES6
10 1128 (3.62%) TypeScript
11 994 (3.19%) VB.NET
12 709 (2.27%) C
13 703 (2.25%) Scala
14 574 (1.84%) Perl
15 533 (1.71%) PowerShell
16 416 (1.33%) VB
17 397 (1.27%) PL/SQL
18 395 (1.27%) Bash Shell
19 387 (1.24%) Go
20 363 (1.16%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4081 (13.09%) Degree
2 1464 (4.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 396 (1.27%) Security Cleared
4 344 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
5 201 (0.64%) SC Cleared
6 150 (0.48%) PhD
7 111 (0.36%) MCP
8 88 (0.28%) ISTQB
9 77 (0.25%) ISEB
10 68 (0.22%) DV Cleared
11 63 (0.20%) MCSD
12 54 (0.17%) Master's Degree
12 54 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
13 48 (0.15%) HND
14 43 (0.14%) PMI Certification
15 40 (0.13%) CISSP
16 39 (0.13%) CCNA
16 39 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
16 39 (0.13%) MCAD
17 36 (0.12%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1555 (4.99%) QA
2 117 (0.38%) SLA
3 71 (0.23%) WCAG
4 40 (0.13%) ISO 9001
5 39 (0.13%) GCP
6 36 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 36 (0.12%) PCI DSS
7 33 (0.11%) WAI
8 31 (0.099%) Data Quality
9 24 (0.077%) MiFID
10 15 (0.048%) EMIR
10 15 (0.048%) PMO
11 12 (0.038%) ISO 14001
12 10 (0.032%) COBIT
12 10 (0.032%) GAMP
13 9 (0.029%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 6 (0.019%) Dodd-Frank
14 6 (0.019%) HL7
15 5 (0.016%) DICOM
16 4 (0.013%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1459 (4.68%) Docker
2 206 (0.66%) Active Directory
3 89 (0.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 52 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
5 44 (0.14%) HDFS
6 31 (0.099%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 29 (0.093%) Hyper-V
8 24 (0.077%) Firmware
9 22 (0.071%) Varnish
10 18 (0.058%) Snort
11 14 (0.045%) VirtualBox
12 13 (0.042%) Samba
13 11 (0.035%) VMware ESXi
13 11 (0.035%) vSphere
14 9 (0.029%) Microsoft App-V
14 9 (0.029%) Squid
14 9 (0.029%) Virtual Servers
15 8 (0.026%) DFS Replication
15 8 (0.026%) Veritas Cluster Server
16 7 (0.022%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 547 (1.75%) Puppet
2 423 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
3 413 (1.32%) Ansible
4 295 (0.95%) Kubernetes
5 133 (0.43%) Terraform
6 96 (0.31%) Kibana
7 69 (0.22%) Nagios
8 53 (0.17%) logstash
9 48 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 47 (0.15%) Salt
11 45 (0.14%) Capistrano
12 44 (0.14%) PowerBroker
13 43 (0.14%) Packer
14 41 (0.13%) Grafana
15 30 (0.096%) HAProxy
16 25 (0.080%) Graphite
17 24 (0.077%) SCCM
18 23 (0.074%) Consul
19 21 (0.067%) HP Quality Center
20 20 (0.064%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4138 (13.27%) Microsoft
2 2004 (6.43%) Oracle
3 866 (2.78%) Google
4 742 (2.38%) Adobe
5 674 (2.16%) Zend
6 574 (1.84%) SAP
7 430 (1.38%) Xamarin
8 403 (1.29%) Sitecore
9 260 (0.83%) IBM
10 235 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
11 234 (0.75%) Sybase
12 183 (0.59%) hybris
13 177 (0.57%) ServiceNow
14 152 (0.49%) Facebook
15 150 (0.48%) VMware
16 147 (0.47%) Splunk
17 126 (0.40%) Atlassian
18 121 (0.39%) Apple
19 117 (0.38%) Tableau
20 105 (0.34%) Twitter