Period
to 23 October 2018

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 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +5
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 29,441 31,188 31,826
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.87% 17.75% 16.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.16% 32.10% 31.82%
Number of salaries quoted 25,125 27,345 28,603
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% -

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 91,533 97,160 100,009
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.55% 55.30% 52.74%
Number of salaries quoted 76,138 79,691 86,241
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 2018.

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 23 October 2018. 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 27,588 £50,000 +6.61% 5,525
UK excluding London 0 17,532 £45,000 +9.09% 4,007
London +1 11,324 £60,000 +4.35% 1,869
South East +1 6,162 £45,000 - 971
North of England -1 3,921 £42,500 +6.25% 1,156
Midlands -2 2,364 £40,500 +8.00% 656
South West 0 2,086 £40,000 - 476
North West -3 2,062 £45,000 +12.50% 649
East of England 0 1,662 £45,000 - 403
Yorkshire +1 1,553 £42,500 +6.25% 392
West Midlands -2 1,402 £42,500 +13.33% 362
East Midlands -2 964 £40,000 +6.67% 293
Scotland +1 954 £46,500 +16.25% 219
Wales +1 330 £40,000 +6.67% 88
North East +4 306 £44,750 +19.33% 115
Northern Ireland +2 92 £37,500 +7.14% 45
Isle of Man +6 2 £52,500 -6.67%
Channel Islands - 1 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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 17,650 (59.95%) HTML
2 16,354 (55.55%) CSS
3 13,490 (45.82%) Agile Software Development
4 12,481 (42.39%) C#
5 11,602 (39.41%) .NET
6 10,494 (35.64%) AngularJS
7 8,784 (29.84%) SQL
8 8,559 (29.07%) MVC
9 7,461 (25.34%) Java
10 6,996 (23.76%) ASP.NET
11 6,834 (23.21%) SQL Server
12 6,583 (22.36%) jQuery
13 6,371 (21.64%) React
14 6,288 (21.36%) HTML5
15 5,487 (18.64%) TDD
16 5,408 (18.37%) Git (software)
17 5,111 (17.36%) Finance
18 5,091 (17.29%) Web Development
19 4,566 (15.51%) Node.js
20 4,552 (15.46%) Scrum
21 4,551 (15.46%) Software Engineering
22 4,534 (15.40%) Front End Development
23 4,346 (14.76%) PHP
24 4,273 (14.51%) Microsoft
25 4,203 (14.28%) ASP.NET MVC
26 3,939 (13.38%) CSS3
27 3,788 (12.87%) Web Services
28 3,696 (12.55%) Python
29 3,693 (12.54%) Degree
30 3,681 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure

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 1,614 (5.48%) CMS
2 965 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
3 834 (2.83%) WordPress
4 816 (2.77%) SharePoint
5 756 (2.57%) Apache
6 650 (2.21%) IIS
7 536 (1.82%) Confluence
8 525 (1.78%) Umbraco
9 489 (1.66%) Tomcat
10 379 (1.29%) Drupal
11 253 (0.86%) EPiServer
12 250 (0.85%) Apache Spark
13 227 (0.77%) nginx
14 226 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
15 186 (0.63%) JBoss
16 168 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
17 154 (0.52%) WebSphere
18 147 (0.50%) WebLogic
19 128 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
20 117 (0.40%) Ethereum
Applications
1 541 (1.84%) Photoshop
2 263 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 217 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
4 195 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
5 141 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 71 (0.24%) Chatbot
6 71 (0.24%) InVision
7 34 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 31 (0.11%) InDesign
8 31 (0.11%) MS Visio
9 22 (0.075%) Microsoft Project
10 21 (0.071%) Adobe After Effects
10 21 (0.071%) GIMP
11 20 (0.068%) OmniGraffle
12 18 (0.061%) Fireworks
12 18 (0.061%) InfoPath
13 11 (0.037%) AutoCAD
14 10 (0.034%) Maya
14 10 (0.034%) RoboHelp
14 10 (0.034%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 588 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 293 (1.00%) Magento
3 95 (0.32%) NetSuite
4 94 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
5 58 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
5 58 (0.20%) Eloqua
6 55 (0.19%) Shopify
7 52 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
8 46 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
9 41 (0.14%) SAP Business One
10 36 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
11 28 (0.095%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 28 (0.095%) SAP Hybris
12 21 (0.071%) WebTrends
13 14 (0.048%) Actimize
14 13 (0.044%) SAP S/4HANA
15 10 (0.034%) Oracle EBS
16 9 (0.031%) Documaker
16 9 (0.031%) Remedy ITSM
16 9 (0.031%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 3,681 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 3,450 (11.72%) Amazon AWS
3 1,079 (3.66%) SaaS
4 852 (2.89%) GitHub
5 646 (2.19%) npm
6 448 (1.52%) Serverless
7 381 (1.29%) Google Cloud Platform
8 301 (1.02%) Office 365
9 263 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
10 229 (0.78%) PaaS
11 217 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
12 211 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
13 202 (0.69%) Google Analytics
14 181 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
15 165 (0.56%) Amazon S3
16 136 (0.46%) IaaS
17 135 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
18 100 (0.34%) Heroku
19 93 (0.32%) OpenShift
20 89 (0.30%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 667 (2.27%) HTTP
2 555 (1.89%) Internet
3 256 (0.87%) TCP/IP
4 203 (0.69%) DNS
4 203 (0.69%) SSL
5 171 (0.58%) Intranet
6 148 (0.50%) Firewall
7 126 (0.43%) SMS
8 58 (0.20%) VPN
9 54 (0.18%) Skype
10 53 (0.18%) Broadband
10 53 (0.18%) HTTPS
11 52 (0.18%) AMQP
12 42 (0.14%) Hyperconnected
13 41 (0.14%) SNMP
13 41 (0.14%) SSH
13 41 (0.14%) Wireless
14 39 (0.13%) DHCP
15 33 (0.11%) SMTP
16 31 (0.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6,834 (23.21%) SQL Server
2 3,418 (11.61%) MySQL
3 2,134 (7.25%) NoSQL
4 1,745 (5.93%) MongoDB
5 1,379 (4.68%) Relational Database
6 1,077 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
7 1,041 (3.54%) Big Data
8 590 (2.00%) SQL Server 2016
9 536 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 460 (1.56%) Hadoop
11 457 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 456 (1.55%) Blockchain
13 455 (1.55%) Redis
14 390 (1.32%) RDBMS
15 314 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
16 285 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
17 254 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
18 245 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
19 241 (0.82%) Oracle Database
20 208 (0.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 5,408 (18.37%) Git (software)
2 1,865 (6.33%) Jenkins
3 1,583 (5.38%) JIRA
4 1,504 (5.11%) Selenium
5 1,458 (4.95%) Visual Studio
6 1,307 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
7 1,144 (3.89%) gulp
7 1,144 (3.89%) webpack
8 938 (3.19%) Subversion
9 910 (3.09%) Maven
10 761 (2.58%) Grunt
11 721 (2.45%) Cucumber
12 687 (2.33%) JUnit
13 676 (2.30%) TeamCity
14 625 (2.12%) Jasmine
15 606 (2.06%) NUnit
16 418 (1.42%) Protractor
17 417 (1.42%) Octopus Deploy
18 404 (1.37%) WebDriver
19 400 (1.36%) Mocha
General
1 5,111 (17.36%) Finance
2 1,457 (4.95%) Marketing
3 1,426 (4.84%) Banking
4 1,331 (4.52%) Retail
5 929 (3.16%) Games
6 789 (2.68%) Advertising
7 598 (2.03%) Investment Banking
8 500 (1.70%) Manufacturing
9 441 (1.50%) Telecoms
10 425 (1.44%) Financial Institution
11 295 (1.00%) Law
12 277 (0.94%) Electronics
13 225 (0.76%) Front Office
14 201 (0.68%) Automotive
15 198 (0.67%) Legal
16 173 (0.59%) Publishing
17 158 (0.54%) Back Office
18 78 (0.26%) Multimedia
19 73 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
20 47 (0.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 21,992 (74.70%) Developer
2 5,554 (18.86%) .NET Developer
3 4,354 (14.79%) C# Developer
4 3,846 (13.06%) Senior Developer
5 3,320 (11.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 3,210 (10.90%) JavaScript Developer
7 2,904 (9.86%) Software Developer
8 2,833 (9.62%) C# .NET Developer
9 2,419 (8.22%) Java Developer
10 2,260 (7.68%) Full Stack Developer
11 2,049 (6.96%) Web Developer
12 1,986 (6.75%) Software Engineer
13 1,750 (5.94%) PHP Developer
14 1,575 (5.35%) ASP.NET Developer
15 1,363 (4.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 1,206 (4.10%) Lead Developer
17 1,146 (3.89%) Junior
18 1,127 (3.83%) React Developer
19 1,116 (3.79%) C# Software Developer
20 1,113 (3.78%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17,650 (59.95%) HTML
2 16,354 (55.55%) CSS
3 11,602 (39.41%) .NET
4 10,494 (35.64%) AngularJS
5 6,996 (23.76%) ASP.NET
6 6,583 (22.36%) jQuery
7 6,371 (21.64%) React
8 6,288 (21.36%) HTML5
9 4,566 (15.51%) Node.js
10 4,203 (14.28%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3,939 (13.38%) CSS3
12 3,788 (12.87%) Web Services
13 3,328 (11.30%) RESTful
14 3,136 (10.65%) ASP.NET Web API
15 2,910 (9.88%) REST
16 2,848 (9.67%) .NET Framework
17 2,772 (9.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 2,453 (8.33%) Sass
19 2,408 (8.18%) XML
20 2,217 (7.53%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3,093 (10.51%) User Experience
2 2,350 (7.98%) Computer Science
3 2,260 (7.68%) Greenfield Project
4 1,576 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
5 1,352 (4.59%) Mobile App
6 1,254 (4.26%) Fintech
7 1,088 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
8 888 (3.02%) Self-Motivation
9 432 (1.47%) Algorithms
10 334 (1.13%) Data Structures
11 313 (1.06%) Management Information System
12 279 (0.95%) Cyberthreat
13 213 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
14 210 (0.71%) N-Tier
15 203 (0.69%) Hedge funds
16 192 (0.65%) Social Media
17 144 (0.49%) Fixed Income
18 141 (0.48%) Tandem
19 140 (0.48%) Robotics
19 140 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2,834 (9.63%) Linux
2 1,697 (5.76%) Windows
3 1,073 (3.64%) Android
4 982 (3.34%) Apple iOS
5 728 (2.47%) Unix
6 292 (0.99%) Windows Server
7 149 (0.51%) CentOS
8 144 (0.49%) Ubuntu
9 116 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 107 (0.36%) Mac OS X
11 79 (0.27%) Debian
12 69 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
13 51 (0.17%) Mac OS
14 32 (0.11%) Windows 10
14 32 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
15 30 (0.10%) Windows Phone
16 26 (0.088%) Solaris
17 19 (0.065%) openSUSE
18 15 (0.051%) VMS
19 14 (0.048%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13,490 (45.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8,559 (29.07%) MVC
3 5,487 (18.64%) TDD
4 5,091 (17.29%) Web Development
5 4,552 (15.46%) Scrum
6 4,551 (15.46%) Software Engineering
7 4,534 (15.40%) Front End Development
8 3,243 (11.02%) OO
9 3,152 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
10 3,147 (10.69%) Problem-Solving
11 3,057 (10.38%) Test Automation
12 2,588 (8.79%) BDD
13 2,516 (8.55%) DevOps
14 2,298 (7.81%) Microservices
15 2,089 (7.10%) Unit Testing
16 2,038 (6.92%) E-Commerce
17 2,037 (6.92%) SDLC
18 1,855 (6.30%) Mentoring
19 1,610 (5.47%) OOP
20 1,460 (4.96%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 12,481 (42.39%) C#
2 8,784 (29.84%) SQL
3 7,461 (25.34%) Java
4 4,346 (14.76%) PHP
5 3,696 (12.55%) Python
6 1,674 (5.69%) TypeScript
7 1,487 (5.05%) T-SQL
8 1,443 (4.90%) ES6
9 1,436 (4.88%) C++
10 1,184 (4.02%) Ruby
11 802 (2.72%) Java 8
12 725 (2.46%) PowerShell
13 684 (2.32%) VB.NET
14 652 (2.21%) Scala
15 647 (2.20%) C
16 497 (1.69%) Go
17 484 (1.64%) Bash Shell
18 467 (1.59%) Perl
19 422 (1.43%) PL/SQL
20 247 (0.84%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3,693 (12.54%) Degree
2 1,317 (4.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 509 (1.73%) Security Cleared
4 281 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 257 (0.87%) SC Cleared
6 203 (0.69%) DV Cleared
7 124 (0.42%) Master's Degree
8 110 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
8 110 (0.37%) PhD
9 72 (0.24%) ISTQB
10 69 (0.23%) CISSP
11 64 (0.22%) CCNA
11 64 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
12 58 (0.20%) CompTIA Security+
12 58 (0.20%) DBS Check
13 57 (0.19%) AWS Certification
14 56 (0.19%) MCSE
15 51 (0.17%) SANS
16 50 (0.17%) ISEB
17 45 (0.15%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,633 (5.55%) QA
2 137 (0.47%) GDPR
3 70 (0.24%) SLA
4 60 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 56 (0.19%) PCI DSS
6 50 (0.17%) WCAG
7 45 (0.15%) ISO 9001
8 44 (0.15%) Data Quality
9 31 (0.11%) PMO
10 22 (0.075%) WAI
11 17 (0.058%) Disclosure Scotland
11 17 (0.058%) MiFID
12 13 (0.044%) HL7
13 11 (0.037%) ISO 14001
14 10 (0.034%) DICOM
15 9 (0.031%) Cyber Essentials
16 5 (0.017%) PSD2
17 4 (0.014%) Sarbanes-Oxley
18 3 (0.010%) ISO 15765
18 3 (0.010%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 2,136 (7.26%) Docker
2 218 (0.74%) Active Directory
3 131 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 111 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
5 85 (0.29%) vSphere
6 59 (0.20%) Hyper-V
7 53 (0.18%) Varnish
8 52 (0.18%) VirtualBox
9 47 (0.16%) Firmware
10 41 (0.14%) HDFS
11 40 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 22 (0.075%) GridGain
13 15 (0.051%) Apache Flume
13 15 (0.051%) LXC
13 15 (0.051%) VMware ESXi
14 14 (0.048%) KVM
15 11 (0.037%) Samba
16 9 (0.031%) Xen
17 7 (0.024%) Oracle RAC
18 6 (0.020%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 639 (2.17%) Kubernetes
2 637 (2.16%) Ansible
3 541 (1.84%) Puppet
4 483 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
5 278 (0.94%) Terraform
6 107 (0.36%) Salt
7 68 (0.23%) Kibana
8 51 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
9 46 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
10 45 (0.15%) logstash
11 42 (0.14%) Packer
12 34 (0.12%) HP ALM
13 31 (0.11%) Nagios
14 30 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
14 30 (0.10%) Prometheus
15 28 (0.095%) Cobbler
16 27 (0.092%) Mesos
17 26 (0.088%) Grafana
18 19 (0.065%) Rancher
19 17 (0.058%) vRealize
Vendors
1 4,273 (14.51%) Microsoft
2 1,656 (5.62%) Oracle
3 950 (3.23%) Google
4 678 (2.30%) Adobe
5 536 (1.82%) Xamarin
6 425 (1.44%) SAP
7 399 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
8 308 (1.05%) Zend
9 305 (1.04%) Sitecore
10 206 (0.70%) Tableau
11 204 (0.69%) ServiceNow
12 202 (0.69%) Atlassian
13 194 (0.66%) Twitter
14 188 (0.64%) VMware
15 182 (0.62%) IBM
16 153 (0.52%) Sybase
17 148 (0.50%) Red Hat
18 134 (0.46%) Facebook
19 114 (0.39%) Nintex
20 103 (0.35%) HP