Period
to 18 September 2021

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 18 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 6 4 7
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 -1
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 21,861 9,957 22,998
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 18.07% 19.68% 16.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.31% 33.50% 30.37%
Number of salaries quoted 14,212 8,727 19,720
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% +3.09%
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £66,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 65,632 29,719 75,723
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.26% 58.75% 53.45%
Number of salaries quoted 43,952 25,067 62,353
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £85,860
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in the UK

JavaScript
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing JavaScript.

Salary trend for JavaScript in the UK

JavaScript
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing JavaScript over the 6 months to 18 September 2021.

Salary histogram for JavaScript in the UK

JavaScript
Top 18 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 18 September 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 -2 19,779 £55,000 - 3,648
London +2 10,232 £70,000 - 1,420
UK excluding London -4 10,129 £50,000 +5.26% 2,430
Work from Home -1 5,425 £55,000 - 906
South East -2 3,505 £50,000 - 493
North of England -6 2,276 £50,000 +9.89% 734
South West -2 1,496 £47,500 +5.56% 258
Midlands -1 1,398 £45,250 +0.56% 482
North West -5 1,181 £50,000 - 408
West Midlands -1 929 £48,000 +4.07% 302
Yorkshire -6 921 £50,000 +11.11% 231
Scotland -4 668 £47,500 +5.56% 165
East of England -8 516 £52,500 +16.67% 243
East Midlands 0 467 £42,500 - 180
North East -9 175 £37,500 -13.29% 95
Wales -9 175 £47,500 +5.56% 40
Northern Ireland -2 117 £40,000 -12.09% 17
Isle of Man - 1 £35,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 September 2021, IT jobs citing JavaScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 10,990 (50.27%) React
2 9,787 (44.77%) Agile Software Development
3 8,992 (41.13%) HTML
4 8,845 (40.46%) CSS
5 6,171 (28.23%) Full Stack Development
6 6,143 (28.10%) C#
7 5,890 (26.94%) Node.js
8 5,827 (26.65%) AngularJS
9 5,695 (26.05%) TypeScript
10 5,637 (25.79%) AWS
11 5,629 (25.75%) Software Engineering
12 5,434 (24.86%) .NET
13 5,191 (23.75%) SQL
14 4,888 (22.36%) Azure
15 4,841 (22.14%) Java
16 4,682 (21.42%) Git (software)
17 4,413 (20.19%) Python
18 4,043 (18.49%) Docker
19 3,950 (18.07%) Finance
20 3,927 (17.96%) Front End Development
21 3,841 (17.57%) DevOps
22 3,732 (17.07%) Social Skills
23 3,494 (15.98%) TDD
24 3,402 (15.56%) PHP
25 3,291 (15.05%) User Experience
26 3,284 (15.02%) Microservices
27 3,044 (13.92%) REST
27 3,044 (13.92%) Vue.js
28 2,844 (13.01%) Kubernetes
29 2,842 (13.00%) SQL Server

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 1,084 (4.96%) CMS
2 708 (3.24%) WordPress
3 698 (3.19%) Elasticsearch
4 444 (2.03%) Apache
5 354 (1.62%) Confluence
6 344 (1.57%) SharePoint
7 238 (1.09%) nginx
8 224 (1.02%) Umbraco
9 221 (1.01%) IIS
10 197 (0.90%) Apache Spark
11 193 (0.88%) Drupal
12 170 (0.78%) Tomcat
13 134 (0.61%) Headless CMS
14 125 (0.57%) EPiServer
15 120 (0.55%) Kentico
16 119 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
17 113 (0.52%) Apache Solr
18 94 (0.43%) GeoServer
19 72 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
20 52 (0.24%) JBoss
Applications
1 214 (0.98%) Figma
2 201 (0.92%) Sketch
3 168 (0.77%) Photoshop
4 162 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
5 106 (0.48%) InVision
6 101 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
7 95 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
8 90 (0.41%) Adobe XD
9 61 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 42 (0.19%) MS Visio
11 39 (0.18%) Chatbot
11 39 (0.18%) GIMP
12 33 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 19 (0.087%) InDesign
14 17 (0.078%) Marvel
15 16 (0.073%) UXPin
16 14 (0.064%) Microsoft Project
17 11 (0.050%) Zeplin
18 8 (0.037%) EngageOne
18 8 (0.037%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 228 (1.04%) Magento
2 187 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 156 (0.71%) Shopify
4 128 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
5 84 (0.38%) NetSuite
6 30 (0.14%) WebTrends
7 28 (0.13%) Sentinel
8 18 (0.082%) Remedy ITSM
9 16 (0.073%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 16 (0.073%) SAP S/4HANA
10 14 (0.064%) Dynamics AX
11 13 (0.059%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
12 12 (0.055%) Adobe Campaign
12 12 (0.055%) SAP Business ByDesign
13 10 (0.046%) OpenCart
13 10 (0.046%) Primavera
14 9 (0.041%) Distributed Ledger
15 8 (0.037%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
15 8 (0.037%) nopCommerce
15 8 (0.037%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 5,637 (25.79%) AWS
2 4,888 (22.36%) Azure
3 1,961 (8.97%) GCP
4 1,921 (8.79%) Serverless
5 1,680 (7.68%) SaaS
6 1,201 (5.49%) GitHub
7 1,092 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
8 778 (3.56%) Amazon S3
9 649 (2.97%) npm
10 430 (1.97%) Amazon SQS
11 423 (1.93%) Amazon EC2
12 419 (1.92%) Power Platform
13 399 (1.83%) PaaS
14 372 (1.70%) AWS CloudFormation
15 267 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
16 238 (1.09%) AWS Step Functions
17 234 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
18 219 (1.00%) PowerApps
19 210 (0.96%) Heroku
20 209 (0.96%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 711 (3.25%) HTTP
2 361 (1.65%) Internet
3 298 (1.36%) Broadband
4 137 (0.63%) DNS
5 97 (0.44%) TCP/IP
6 92 (0.42%) SSH
7 88 (0.40%) SSL
8 71 (0.32%) Skype
9 69 (0.32%) Firewall
10 52 (0.24%) SMTP
11 44 (0.20%) Bluetooth
12 43 (0.20%) MQTT
13 39 (0.18%) FTP
13 39 (0.18%) Intranet
14 38 (0.17%) Calico
15 35 (0.16%) VPN
16 28 (0.13%) Wireless
17 26 (0.12%) DVB
18 24 (0.11%) DHCP
19 23 (0.11%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,842 (13.00%) SQL Server
2 2,500 (11.44%) MySQL
3 1,692 (7.74%) PostgreSQL
4 1,572 (7.19%) NoSQL
5 1,412 (6.46%) MongoDB
6 990 (4.53%) Relational Database
7 864 (3.95%) Redis
8 683 (3.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 450 (2.06%) Amazon RDS
10 443 (2.03%) Big Data
11 285 (1.30%) Power BI
12 238 (1.09%) MariaDB
13 235 (1.07%) RDBMS
14 200 (0.91%) Azure SQL Database
15 193 (0.88%) Amazon Aurora
16 165 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
17 155 (0.71%) Oracle Database
18 146 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 139 (0.64%) Blockchain
20 135 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4,682 (21.42%) Git (software)
2 1,492 (6.82%) Jenkins
3 1,246 (5.70%) webpack
4 1,130 (5.17%) JIRA
5 921 (4.21%) Selenium
6 853 (3.90%) Cypress.io
7 524 (2.40%) gulp
8 507 (2.32%) Cucumber
9 506 (2.31%) Visual Studio
10 456 (2.09%) Team Foundation Server
11 434 (1.99%) GitLab
12 369 (1.69%) TeamCity
13 360 (1.65%) Postman
14 350 (1.60%) CircleCI
15 328 (1.50%) Bitbucket
15 328 (1.50%) Mocha
16 318 (1.45%) Jasmine
17 311 (1.42%) Octopus Deploy
18 281 (1.29%) Babel
19 275 (1.26%) Maven
General
1 3,950 (18.07%) Finance
2 3,732 (17.07%) Social Skills
3 1,460 (6.68%) Marketing
4 1,120 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
5 1,090 (4.99%) Retail
6 835 (3.82%) Games
7 739 (3.38%) Banking
8 570 (2.61%) Front Office
9 442 (2.02%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 405 (1.85%) Law
11 398 (1.82%) Public Sector
12 304 (1.39%) Legal
13 297 (1.36%) Manufacturing
14 295 (1.35%) Organisational Skills
15 288 (1.32%) Telecoms
16 269 (1.23%) Advertising
17 202 (0.92%) Financial Institution
18 188 (0.86%) Electronics
19 175 (0.80%) Publishing
20 162 (0.74%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 13,903 (63.60%) Developer
2 2,961 (13.54%) Senior Developer
3 2,779 (12.71%) Software Engineer
4 2,414 (11.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2,328 (10.65%) Full Stack Developer
6 1,902 (8.70%) React Developer
7 1,852 (8.47%) Software Developer
8 1,841 (8.42%) .NET Developer
9 1,361 (6.23%) JavaScript Developer
10 1,301 (5.95%) PHP Developer
11 1,166 (5.33%) C# Developer
12 1,057 (4.84%) Java Developer
13 862 (3.94%) Senior Software Engineer
14 768 (3.51%) Lead Developer
15 764 (3.49%) Web Developer
16 728 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
17 623 (2.85%) Angular Developer
18 553 (2.53%) Senior Front-End Developer
19 523 (2.39%) Developer/Software Engineer
20 499 (2.28%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10,990 (50.27%) React
2 8,992 (41.13%) HTML
3 8,845 (40.46%) CSS
4 5,890 (26.94%) Node.js
5 5,827 (26.65%) AngularJS
6 5,434 (24.86%) .NET
7 3,044 (13.92%) REST
7 3,044 (13.92%) Vue.js
8 2,757 (12.61%) HTML5
9 2,666 (12.20%) Web Services
10 2,335 (10.68%) jQuery
11 2,171 (9.93%) .NET Core
12 2,064 (9.44%) ASP.NET
13 2,050 (9.38%) RESTful
14 1,802 (8.24%) Redux
15 1,647 (7.53%) CSS3
16 1,575 (7.20%) GraphQL
17 1,553 (7.10%) Sass
18 1,513 (6.92%) .NET Framework
19 1,352 (6.18%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3,291 (15.05%) User Experience
2 1,460 (6.68%) Greenfield Project
3 1,199 (5.48%) Mobile App
4 776 (3.55%) Self-Motivation
5 485 (2.22%) Algorithms
6 463 (2.12%) Virtual Team
7 409 (1.87%) Hedge funds
8 396 (1.81%) Cloud Native
9 359 (1.64%) Equities
10 345 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
11 335 (1.53%) Data Structures
12 332 (1.52%) Fixed Income
13 303 (1.39%) Derivative
13 303 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 296 (1.35%) Blog
15 276 (1.26%) Social Media
16 250 (1.14%) Legacy Systems
17 233 (1.07%) Linux Command Line
18 203 (0.93%) NHS
19 175 (0.80%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 1,738 (7.95%) Linux
2 883 (4.04%) Windows
3 829 (3.79%) Android
4 765 (3.50%) Apple iOS
5 370 (1.69%) Unix
6 183 (0.84%) Ubuntu
7 130 (0.59%) Windows Server
8 81 (0.37%) CentOS
9 79 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 40 (0.18%) Mac OS
11 36 (0.16%) Debian
12 23 (0.11%) Alpine Linux
13 20 (0.091%) Windows 10
14 18 (0.082%) Mesosphere
14 18 (0.082%) VMS
14 18 (0.082%) Windows Server 2016
15 12 (0.055%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (0.041%) Solaris
17 8 (0.037%) Windows Server 2008
18 7 (0.032%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9,787 (44.77%) Agile Software Development
2 6,171 (28.23%) Full Stack Development
3 5,629 (25.75%) Software Engineering
4 3,927 (17.96%) Front End Development
5 3,841 (17.57%) DevOps
6 3,494 (15.98%) TDD
7 3,284 (15.02%) Microservices
8 2,809 (12.85%) MVC
9 2,617 (11.97%) Scrum
10 2,593 (11.86%) Test Automation
11 2,584 (11.82%) Web Development
12 2,480 (11.34%) Problem-Solving
13 2,357 (10.78%) Mentoring
14 1,973 (9.03%) Computer Science
15 1,856 (8.49%) Continuous Integration
16 1,806 (8.26%) Unit Testing
17 1,768 (8.09%) OO
18 1,759 (8.05%) E-Commerce
19 1,694 (7.75%) SDLC
20 1,492 (6.82%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6,143 (28.10%) C#
2 5,695 (26.05%) TypeScript
3 5,191 (23.75%) SQL
4 4,841 (22.14%) Java
5 4,413 (20.19%) Python
6 3,402 (15.56%) PHP
7 1,363 (6.23%) ES6
8 1,055 (4.83%) Go
9 977 (4.47%) Ruby
10 781 (3.57%) C++
11 726 (3.32%) Scala
12 676 (3.09%) Kotlin
13 639 (2.92%) T-SQL
14 465 (2.13%) Bash Shell
15 463 (2.12%) PowerShell
16 425 (1.94%) C
17 354 (1.62%) Java 8
18 245 (1.12%) Perl
19 217 (0.99%) VB.NET
20 213 (0.97%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 2,364 (10.81%) Degree
2 1,085 (4.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 458 (2.10%) Security Cleared
4 268 (1.23%) SC Cleared
5 205 (0.94%) Master's Degree
6 145 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
7 103 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 94 (0.43%) AWS Certification
9 80 (0.37%) PhD
10 61 (0.28%) DV Cleared
11 48 (0.22%) ISTQB
12 40 (0.18%) SANS
13 37 (0.17%) Oracle Certification
14 36 (0.16%) OCP
15 29 (0.13%) HND
16 24 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 22 (0.10%) GCFA
17 22 (0.10%) GCIA
17 22 (0.10%) GCIH
17 22 (0.10%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,497 (6.85%) QA
2 832 (3.81%) Accessibility
3 109 (0.50%) WCAG
4 97 (0.44%) SLA
5 85 (0.39%) GDPR
6 56 (0.26%) PCI DSS
7 51 (0.23%) Data Quality
8 38 (0.17%) GRC
9 29 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 27 (0.12%) WAI
11 15 (0.069%) PSD2
12 14 (0.064%) ISO 13485
13 11 (0.050%) HL7
14 9 (0.041%) HIPAA
15 8 (0.037%) Actionable Recommendations
15 8 (0.037%) PMO
16 7 (0.032%) IEC 62304
17 6 (0.027%) GAMP
18 5 (0.023%) DICOM
19 3 (0.014%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4,043 (18.49%) Docker
2 70 (0.32%) Active Directory
3 46 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
4 40 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 39 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 35 (0.16%) Firmware
7 22 (0.10%) Hyper-V
8 17 (0.078%) ISA Server
9 15 (0.069%) Varnish
10 12 (0.055%) vSphere
11 11 (0.050%) etcd
12 10 (0.046%) VMware ESXi
13 9 (0.041%) Ceph
14 7 (0.032%) VirtualBox
15 6 (0.027%) HDFS
16 5 (0.023%) Gluster
16 5 (0.023%) LXC
17 3 (0.014%) Virtual Servers
17 3 (0.014%) Xen
18 2 (0.009%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2,844 (13.01%) Kubernetes
2 1,453 (6.65%) Terraform
3 524 (2.40%) Ansible
4 319 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
5 284 (1.30%) Grafana
6 221 (1.01%) Puppet
7 165 (0.75%) Prometheus
8 110 (0.50%) Kibana
9 53 (0.24%) Istio
10 49 (0.22%) logstash
11 45 (0.21%) Graphite
11 45 (0.21%) Opsgenie
12 41 (0.19%) Consul
13 39 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
14 33 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
14 33 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
15 30 (0.14%) Graylog
16 24 (0.11%) HAProxy
16 24 (0.11%) Packer
17 20 (0.091%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1,949 (8.92%) Microsoft
2 1,415 (6.47%) Google
3 821 (3.76%) Oracle
4 500 (2.29%) Adobe
5 343 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
6 251 (1.15%) Zend
7 236 (1.08%) SAP
8 169 (0.77%) Xamarin
9 167 (0.76%) New Relic
10 166 (0.76%) Atlassian
11 153 (0.70%) Sitecore
12 140 (0.64%) Apple
13 139 (0.64%) ServiceNow
14 133 (0.61%) IBM
15 111 (0.51%) Splunk
15 111 (0.51%) WooCommerce
16 99 (0.45%) VMware
17 98 (0.45%) Red Hat
18 80 (0.37%) Spotify
19 74 (0.34%) SaltStack