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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 25 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK
6 months to
25 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 7 5 6
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 29,338 17,392 16,772
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 17.86% 18.86% 18.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.56% 34.48% 33.05%
Number of salaries quoted 12,934 13,775 14,457
10th Percentile £37,171 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £80,000 £70,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £87,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% +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 90,102 50,443 50,752
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.85% 54.70% 54.99%
Number of salaries quoted 43,793 39,036 42,135
10th Percentile £37,000 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £91,250 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 25 May 2022.

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 25 May 2022. 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 -4 23,730 £60,000 +9.09% 2,348
Work from Home -3 14,792 £60,000 +14.29% 1,303
London -2 13,705 £75,000 +7.14% 992
UK excluding London -3 10,834 £55,000 +15.79% 1,511
South East -4 3,253 £55,000 +10.00% 321
North of England -4 2,612 £52,500 +10.53% 449
South West -4 1,534 £53,112 +18.03% 166
Midlands -1 1,533 £52,500 +16.67% 278
North West -4 1,243 £55,000 +15.79% 243
Yorkshire 0 1,150 £50,000 +5.26% 148
West Midlands -3 937 £55,000 +15.79% 162
Scotland -3 887 £55,000 +15.79% 116
East of England -8 698 £50,000 - 132
East Midlands 0 593 £50,000 +25.00% 116
Wales +1 284 £52,500 +23.53% 30
North East +2 220 £40,000 - 58
Northern Ireland -6 99 £47,500 +18.75% 20
Isle of Man +5 1 £45,000 -5.26% 1

For the 6 months to 25 May 2022, 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 14,934 (50.90%) Agile
2 14,751 (50.28%) React
3 11,867 (40.45%) HTML
4 11,606 (39.56%) CSS
5 9,749 (33.23%) Software Engineering
6 8,436 (28.75%) Java
7 8,391 (28.60%) Node.js
8 8,279 (28.22%) AWS
9 8,204 (27.96%) TypeScript
10 7,923 (27.01%) Python
11 7,913 (26.97%) Full Stack Development
12 7,747 (26.41%) C#
13 6,977 (23.78%) Git (software)
14 6,782 (23.12%) SQL
15 6,697 (22.83%) DevOps
16 6,580 (22.43%) .NET
17 6,531 (22.26%) AngularJS
18 6,449 (21.98%) Azure
19 6,374 (21.73%) CI/CD
20 6,208 (21.16%) Finance
21 5,745 (19.58%) Social Skills
22 5,560 (18.95%) Docker
23 4,962 (16.91%) Microservices
24 4,938 (16.83%) TDD
25 4,912 (16.74%) Test Automation
26 4,669 (15.91%) User Experience
27 4,615 (15.73%) Front End Development
28 4,482 (15.28%) Mentoring
29 4,437 (15.12%) Kubernetes
30 4,141 (14.11%) HTML5

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 1,095 (3.73%) CMS
2 900 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
3 715 (2.44%) Confluence
4 631 (2.15%) Apache
5 620 (2.11%) WordPress
6 336 (1.15%) Apache Spark
7 287 (0.98%) nginx
8 233 (0.79%) IIS
9 214 (0.73%) SharePoint
10 205 (0.70%) Drupal
11 167 (0.57%) Umbraco
12 142 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
12 142 (0.48%) GeoServer
13 138 (0.47%) Headless CMS
14 128 (0.44%) Tomcat
15 123 (0.42%) Ethereum
16 121 (0.41%) Sitecore CMS
17 73 (0.25%) Apache Airflow
18 67 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 67 (0.23%) EPiServer
Applications
1 335 (1.14%) Sketch
2 243 (0.83%) Photoshop
3 200 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
4 189 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
5 174 (0.59%) Adobe XD
6 123 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
7 122 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 113 (0.39%) InVision
9 83 (0.28%) Chatbot
10 78 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 42 (0.14%) InDesign
12 39 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
13 36 (0.12%) Maya
13 36 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
14 35 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
15 34 (0.12%) Zeplin
16 22 (0.075%) Marvel
17 18 (0.061%) SPSS
18 12 (0.041%) Adobe Premiere
18 12 (0.041%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 188 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 175 (0.60%) Magento
3 148 (0.50%) Shopify
4 102 (0.35%) NetSuite
5 86 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
6 75 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
7 49 (0.17%) WebTrends
8 37 (0.13%) SAP Business ByDesign
9 33 (0.11%) R3 Corda
10 26 (0.089%) Remedy ITSM
10 26 (0.089%) SAP Hybris
11 23 (0.078%) SessionCam
12 21 (0.072%) Dynamics AX
13 16 (0.055%) Social Studio
14 15 (0.051%) Academy Housing
15 13 (0.044%) Maximo
16 12 (0.041%) Ripple
16 12 (0.041%) Ripple XRP
16 12 (0.041%) Salesforce.com CRM
16 12 (0.041%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8,279 (28.22%) AWS
2 6,449 (21.98%) Azure
3 3,157 (10.76%) GCP
4 2,933 (10.00%) Serverless
5 2,359 (8.04%) GitHub
6 2,134 (7.27%) SaaS
7 1,372 (4.68%) AWS Lambda
8 992 (3.38%) npm
9 736 (2.51%) Amazon S3
10 636 (2.17%) PaaS
11 629 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
12 623 (2.12%) Amazon EC2
13 516 (1.76%) AWS CloudFormation
14 493 (1.68%) Figma
15 429 (1.46%) Amazon SQS
16 412 (1.40%) Heroku
17 408 (1.39%) Amazon ECS
18 401 (1.37%) OpenShift
19 383 (1.31%) Cloud Functions
20 378 (1.29%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 867 (2.96%) HTTP
2 841 (2.87%) Internet
3 271 (0.92%) Broadband
4 170 (0.58%) SSL
5 148 (0.50%) VoIP
6 124 (0.42%) DNS
7 106 (0.36%) SSH
8 86 (0.29%) Firewall
9 79 (0.27%) TCP/IP
10 72 (0.25%) VPN
11 70 (0.24%) HTTPS
12 64 (0.22%) MQTT
13 53 (0.18%) 5G
13 53 (0.18%) PPP
14 52 (0.18%) Reverse Proxy
15 48 (0.16%) FTP
16 45 (0.15%) Bluetooth
17 44 (0.15%) Network Security
18 42 (0.14%) Skype
19 39 (0.13%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,322 (11.32%) MySQL
2 3,273 (11.16%) SQL Server
3 3,086 (10.52%) PostgreSQL
4 2,137 (7.28%) NoSQL
5 1,851 (6.31%) Relational Database
6 1,778 (6.06%) MongoDB
7 1,236 (4.21%) Redis
8 779 (2.66%) Big Data
9 701 (2.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 464 (1.58%) Amazon RDS
11 389 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
12 354 (1.21%) BigQuery
13 238 (0.81%) RDBMS
14 218 (0.74%) Power BI
15 211 (0.72%) Flink
16 210 (0.72%) GIS
17 208 (0.71%) Amazon Aurora
18 172 (0.59%) Cloud Spanner
19 168 (0.57%) MariaDB
20 164 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6,977 (23.78%) Git (software)
2 2,667 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 2,546 (8.68%) JIRA
4 1,626 (5.54%) Cypress.io
5 1,625 (5.54%) webpack
6 1,311 (4.47%) Selenium
7 751 (2.56%) GitLab
8 742 (2.53%) Cucumber
9 647 (2.21%) Postman
10 642 (2.19%) CircleCI
11 627 (2.14%) Maven
12 606 (2.07%) Mocha
13 601 (2.05%) Bitbucket
14 517 (1.76%) Visual Studio
15 485 (1.65%) TeamCity
16 472 (1.61%) gulp
17 465 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
18 460 (1.57%) Subversion
19 422 (1.44%) Jasmine
20 401 (1.37%) Gradle
General
1 6,208 (21.16%) Finance
2 5,745 (19.58%) Social Skills
3 2,085 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2,035 (6.94%) Marketing
5 1,776 (6.05%) Retail
6 1,665 (5.68%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 1,476 (5.03%) Games
8 1,304 (4.44%) Banking
9 1,104 (3.76%) Manufacturing
10 925 (3.15%) Public Sector
11 656 (2.24%) Law
12 541 (1.84%) Legal
13 518 (1.77%) Advertising
14 495 (1.69%) Front Office
15 437 (1.49%) Organisational Skills
16 406 (1.38%) Publishing
17 383 (1.31%) Automotive
18 339 (1.16%) Telecoms
19 292 (1.00%) Financial Institution
20 282 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15,868 (54.09%) Developer
2 5,713 (19.47%) Software Engineer
3 3,767 (12.84%) Senior Developer
4 2,838 (9.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2,825 (9.63%) Full Stack Developer
6 2,380 (8.11%) Software Developer
7 1,936 (6.60%) .NET Developer
8 1,787 (6.09%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1,687 (5.75%) React Developer
10 1,235 (4.21%) JavaScript Developer
11 1,064 (3.63%) Java Developer
12 942 (3.21%) C# Developer
13 890 (3.03%) Lead Developer
14 764 (2.60%) PHP Developer
15 763 (2.60%) Web Developer
16 731 (2.49%) Senior Front-End Developer
17 618 (2.11%) Java Engineer
18 590 (2.01%) Senior Full Stack Developer
18 590 (2.01%) Technical Leader
19 580 (1.98%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14,751 (50.28%) React
2 11,867 (40.45%) HTML
3 11,606 (39.56%) CSS
4 8,391 (28.60%) Node.js
5 6,580 (22.43%) .NET
6 6,531 (22.26%) AngularJS
7 4,141 (14.11%) HTML5
8 3,772 (12.86%) Vue.js
9 3,696 (12.60%) REST
10 3,057 (10.42%) RESTful
11 2,729 (9.30%) CSS3
12 2,638 (8.99%) ASP.NET
13 2,538 (8.65%) Sass
14 2,420 (8.25%) .NET Core
15 2,383 (8.12%) jQuery
16 2,360 (8.04%) Redux
17 2,260 (7.70%) GraphQL
18 2,150 (7.33%) Web Services
19 1,873 (6.38%) Jest
20 1,692 (5.77%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4,669 (15.91%) User Experience
2 2,015 (6.87%) Mobile App
3 1,908 (6.50%) Data Structures
4 1,641 (5.59%) Greenfield Project
5 1,460 (4.98%) Algorithms
6 1,293 (4.41%) Self-Motivation
7 1,080 (3.68%) Cloud Native
8 906 (3.09%) Virtual Team
9 665 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
10 659 (2.25%) Life Science
11 533 (1.82%) Hedge funds
12 526 (1.79%) Blog
13 516 (1.76%) Blockchain
14 487 (1.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 453 (1.54%) Public Cloud
16 451 (1.54%) Equities
17 405 (1.38%) Linux Command Line
18 377 (1.29%) Social Media
19 368 (1.25%) Derivative
20 352 (1.20%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 2,382 (8.12%) Linux
2 1,185 (4.04%) Android
3 1,048 (3.57%) Windows
4 1,035 (3.53%) Apple iOS
5 783 (2.67%) Unix
6 391 (1.33%) Ubuntu
7 103 (0.35%) Debian
8 91 (0.31%) Windows Server
9 84 (0.29%) Mac OS
10 71 (0.24%) CentOS
11 56 (0.19%) VMS
12 33 (0.11%) Mesosphere
13 20 (0.068%) Alpine Linux
13 20 (0.068%) Embedded Linux
13 20 (0.068%) tvOS
14 19 (0.065%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 15 (0.051%) Windows Phone
16 13 (0.044%) Kali Linux
16 13 (0.044%) Mac OS X
17 12 (0.041%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14,934 (50.90%) Agile
2 9,749 (33.23%) Software Engineering
3 7,913 (26.97%) Full Stack Development
4 6,697 (22.83%) DevOps
5 6,374 (21.73%) CI/CD
6 4,962 (16.91%) Microservices
7 4,938 (16.83%) TDD
8 4,912 (16.74%) Test Automation
9 4,615 (15.73%) Front End Development
10 4,482 (15.28%) Mentoring
11 4,124 (14.06%) Scrum
12 3,969 (13.53%) Problem-Solving
13 3,179 (10.84%) Web Development
14 2,892 (9.86%) MVC
15 2,880 (9.82%) Continuous Integration
16 2,850 (9.71%) OO
17 2,814 (9.59%) Computer Science
18 2,367 (8.07%) Coaching
19 2,361 (8.05%) OOP
20 2,302 (7.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8,436 (28.75%) Java
2 8,204 (27.96%) TypeScript
3 7,923 (27.01%) Python
4 7,747 (26.41%) C#
5 6,782 (23.12%) SQL
6 3,299 (11.24%) PHP
7 1,988 (6.78%) Ruby
8 1,879 (6.40%) ES6
9 1,720 (5.86%) Go
10 1,396 (4.76%) C++
11 991 (3.38%) Kotlin
12 875 (2.98%) C
13 804 (2.74%) PowerShell
14 673 (2.29%) Bash
15 666 (2.27%) T-SQL
16 663 (2.26%) Scala
17 493 (1.68%) Objective-C
18 403 (1.37%) Perl
19 400 (1.36%) Shell Script
20 322 (1.10%) Rust
Qualifications
1 3,669 (12.51%) Degree
2 1,651 (5.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 871 (2.97%) Security Cleared
4 575 (1.96%) SC Cleared
5 559 (1.91%) Oracle Certification
6 555 (1.89%) OCP
7 541 (1.84%) CIW
7 541 (1.84%) OCA
8 323 (1.10%) Master's Degree
9 224 (0.76%) PMI Certification
10 211 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
11 176 (0.60%) ISTQB
12 112 (0.38%) DBS Check
13 91 (0.31%) ISEB
14 87 (0.30%) PhD
15 80 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
16 77 (0.26%) DV Cleared
17 70 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
18 64 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 44 (0.15%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2,866 (9.77%) QA
2 1,583 (5.40%) Accessibility
3 183 (0.62%) GDPR
4 171 (0.58%) WCAG
5 114 (0.39%) Data Quality
6 112 (0.38%) SLA
7 88 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 49 (0.17%) HL7
9 48 (0.16%) WAI
10 33 (0.11%) GRC
11 32 (0.11%) ISO 13485
11 32 (0.11%) PCI DSS
12 28 (0.095%) IEC 62304
13 23 (0.078%) Def Stans
14 21 (0.072%) ISO 9001
15 19 (0.065%) MISRA
16 12 (0.041%) SOC 2
17 11 (0.037%) HIPAA
18 9 (0.031%) NIST
19 8 (0.027%) GLP
System Software
1 5,560 (18.95%) Docker
2 125 (0.43%) Active Directory
3 96 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
4 45 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 32 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 21 (0.072%) Firmware
6 21 (0.072%) Virtual Servers
7 16 (0.055%) Kamailio
7 16 (0.055%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 16 (0.055%) OpenSIPS
8 14 (0.048%) Varnish
8 14 (0.048%) VirtualBox
9 10 (0.034%) Ceph
10 8 (0.027%) Hyper-V
10 8 (0.027%) iptables
10 8 (0.027%) LXC
10 8 (0.027%) XenApp
11 7 (0.024%) XenDesktop
12 6 (0.020%) Xen
13 5 (0.017%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4,437 (15.12%) Kubernetes
2 1,938 (6.61%) Terraform
3 753 (2.57%) Ansible
4 286 (0.97%) Grafana
5 255 (0.87%) Prometheus
6 252 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
7 220 (0.75%) Puppet
8 144 (0.49%) Docker Swarm
9 133 (0.45%) Kibana
10 126 (0.43%) Istio
11 69 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
12 65 (0.22%) logstash
13 59 (0.20%) Bugsnag
14 53 (0.18%) Consul
15 52 (0.18%) MIIS
16 50 (0.17%) Opsgenie
17 46 (0.16%) ZABBIX
18 33 (0.11%) HAProxy
18 33 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
19 32 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 3,322 (11.32%) Microsoft
2 2,944 (10.03%) Google
3 1,218 (4.15%) Oracle
4 625 (2.13%) Adobe
5 542 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
6 284 (0.97%) Twitter
7 256 (0.87%) SAP
8 244 (0.83%) Apple
9 232 (0.79%) New Relic
10 227 (0.77%) Zend
11 217 (0.74%) Xamarin
12 215 (0.73%) IBM
13 201 (0.69%) Sitecore
14 199 (0.68%) Facebook
15 191 (0.65%) ServiceNow
16 181 (0.62%) LexisNexis
17 162 (0.55%) Atlassian
18 135 (0.46%) Sun
19 128 (0.44%) Splunk
20 127 (0.43%) Spotify