Period
to 4 December 2020

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 4 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK
6 months to
4 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 5 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 11,256 22,823 28,475
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 19.85% 16.82% 17.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.63% 31.24% 31.85%
Number of salaries quoted 11,900 21,122 26,044
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 33,470 73,059 89,395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 59.02% 53.83% 55.18%
Number of salaries quoted 28,669 60,302 74,449
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 4 December 2020.

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 4 December 2020. 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 10,309 £55,000 +10.00% 2,759
UK excluding London +2 6,775 £47,500 +5.56% 2,042
London -3 4,031 £67,500 +3.85% 919
Work from Home -1 2,097 £52,500 +5.00% 642
South East 0 2,034 £50,000 +11.11% 409
North of England +2 1,737 £47,500 +5.56% 618
South West 0 972 £46,000 +3.95% 261
Midlands +2 947 £45,000 +5.88% 354
North West +1 891 £47,500 +5.56% 369
Yorkshire +2 661 £45,000 +5.88% 175
West Midlands +5 599 £45,000 +5.26% 210
Scotland 0 459 £45,000 +0.30% 121
East of England +5 440 £47,500 -5.00% 194
East Midlands -1 346 £45,000 +12.50% 144
North East +3 184 £47,500 +9.20% 74
Wales -2 127 £47,500 +5.56% 47
Northern Ireland -4 64 £38,750 -13.89% 39
Isle of Man - 6 £49,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 4 December 2020, 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 5,157 (45.82%) HTML
2 5,076 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
3 4,952 (43.99%) CSS
4 3,665 (32.56%) React
5 3,466 (30.79%) C#
6 3,349 (29.75%) .NET
7 3,326 (29.55%) AngularJS
8 2,828 (25.12%) SQL
9 2,637 (23.43%) Java
10 2,582 (22.94%) Node.js
11 2,556 (22.71%) Azure
12 2,393 (21.26%) AWS
13 2,243 (19.93%) Software Engineering
14 2,188 (19.44%) Python
15 2,107 (18.72%) Git (software)
16 1,981 (17.60%) DevOps
17 1,948 (17.31%) TDD
18 1,888 (16.77%) MVC
19 1,829 (16.25%) TypeScript
20 1,769 (15.72%) Front End Development
21 1,734 (15.41%) SQL Server
22 1,733 (15.40%) Microservices
23 1,711 (15.20%) PHP
24 1,709 (15.18%) Finance
25 1,623 (14.42%) Vue.js
26 1,576 (14.00%) Docker
27 1,575 (13.99%) HTML5
28 1,565 (13.90%) Scrum
29 1,438 (12.78%) .NET Core
30 1,422 (12.63%) Web Development

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
1 438 (3.89%) CMS
2 309 (2.75%) WordPress
3 250 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
4 193 (1.71%) Apache
5 173 (1.54%) Confluence
6 159 (1.41%) SharePoint
7 115 (1.02%) IIS
8 88 (0.78%) Umbraco
9 81 (0.72%) Apache Spark
9 81 (0.72%) Drupal
10 76 (0.68%) nginx
11 71 (0.63%) NServiceBus
12 62 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
13 59 (0.52%) Tomcat
14 42 (0.37%) JBoss
15 39 (0.35%) SAS
16 37 (0.33%) EPiServer
16 37 (0.33%) Joomla!
17 27 (0.24%) Moodle
18 26 (0.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 89 (0.79%) Photoshop
2 69 (0.61%) Sketch
3 46 (0.41%) InVision
4 43 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
5 42 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
5 42 (0.37%) Figma
6 39 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 32 (0.28%) Zeplin
8 31 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
9 30 (0.27%) Chatbot
10 23 (0.20%) Adobe XD
11 14 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 14 (0.12%) MS Visio
12 7 (0.062%) OmniGraffle
12 7 (0.062%) Spreadsheet
13 5 (0.044%) UXPin
14 4 (0.036%) Fireworks
14 4 (0.036%) GIMP
14 4 (0.036%) Inkscape
15 3 (0.027%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 200 (1.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 195 (1.73%) Magento
3 89 (0.79%) Shopify
4 45 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
5 26 (0.23%) NetSuite
6 19 (0.17%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 17 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
7 17 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
8 15 (0.13%) Siebel CRM
9 13 (0.12%) R3 Corda
9 13 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
10 12 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 10 (0.089%) Unica
12 9 (0.080%) Oracle BPM
13 8 (0.071%) Maximo
14 7 (0.062%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
15 6 (0.053%) Hyperion Planning
15 6 (0.053%) OpenCart
16 5 (0.044%) BigMachines
16 5 (0.044%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 2,556 (22.71%) Azure
2 2,393 (21.26%) AWS
3 678 (6.02%) GCP
3 678 (6.02%) Serverless
4 667 (5.93%) SaaS
5 414 (3.68%) AWS Lambda
6 312 (2.77%) GitHub
7 219 (1.95%) Power Platform
8 212 (1.88%) npm
9 211 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
10 173 (1.54%) Dynamics 365
11 171 (1.52%) Amazon S3
12 169 (1.50%) PaaS
13 136 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
14 102 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
15 91 (0.81%) Azure Functions
16 79 (0.70%) IaaS
17 72 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
18 66 (0.59%) Logic Apps
19 65 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 183 (1.63%) HTTP
2 115 (1.02%) Internet
3 85 (0.76%) Skype
4 47 (0.42%) TCP/IP
5 30 (0.27%) SSH
6 28 (0.25%) SSL
7 21 (0.19%) VPN
8 20 (0.18%) Intranet
8 20 (0.18%) Network Security
9 19 (0.17%) Firewall
10 16 (0.14%) Kerberos
11 15 (0.13%) FTP
11 15 (0.13%) HTTPS
11 15 (0.13%) RTP
12 14 (0.12%) Broadband
12 14 (0.12%) SNMP
13 12 (0.11%) DNS
13 12 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
14 11 (0.098%) VoIP
15 10 (0.089%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,734 (15.41%) SQL Server
2 1,309 (11.63%) MySQL
3 806 (7.16%) NoSQL
4 694 (6.17%) MongoDB
5 531 (4.72%) PostgreSQL
6 525 (4.66%) Relational Database
7 263 (2.34%) Big Data
8 261 (2.32%) Redis
9 203 (1.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 191 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 184 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 127 (1.13%) Power BI
13 112 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
13 112 (1.00%) Hadoop
14 98 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
15 96 (0.85%) Cosmos DB
16 91 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
17 80 (0.71%) Blockchain
18 74 (0.66%) Oracle Database
19 58 (0.52%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 2,107 (18.72%) Git (software)
2 592 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 588 (5.22%) Selenium
4 518 (4.60%) JIRA
5 410 (3.64%) webpack
6 332 (2.95%) Cucumber
7 286 (2.54%) Visual Studio
8 284 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
9 246 (2.19%) TeamCity
10 213 (1.89%) JUnit
11 208 (1.85%) Cypress.io
12 199 (1.77%) gulp
13 180 (1.60%) GitLab
14 150 (1.33%) Maven
15 148 (1.31%) Jasmine
16 147 (1.31%) Bitbucket
16 147 (1.31%) Grunt
17 140 (1.24%) Octopus Deploy
18 138 (1.23%) Appium
19 129 (1.15%) Subversion
General
1 1,709 (15.18%) Finance
2 481 (4.27%) Marketing
3 409 (3.63%) Front Office
4 365 (3.24%) Retail
5 351 (3.12%) Banking
6 338 (3.00%) Public Sector
7 243 (2.16%) Games
8 209 (1.86%) Manufacturing
9 190 (1.69%) Telecoms
10 175 (1.55%) Law
11 121 (1.07%) Investment Banking
12 114 (1.01%) Electronics
13 103 (0.92%) Advertising
14 81 (0.72%) Publishing
15 64 (0.57%) Automotive
16 59 (0.52%) Legal
17 55 (0.49%) Back Office
18 46 (0.41%) Private Banking
19 40 (0.36%) Financial Institution
20 35 (0.31%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 8,123 (72.17%) Developer
2 1,512 (13.43%) Senior Developer
3 1,305 (11.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1,227 (10.90%) Full Stack Developer
5 1,221 (10.85%) .NET Developer
6 1,116 (9.91%) Software Engineer
7 1,068 (9.49%) JavaScript Developer
8 914 (8.12%) Software Developer
9 817 (7.26%) PHP Developer
10 808 (7.18%) C# Developer
11 795 (7.06%) React Developer
12 722 (6.41%) Java Developer
13 499 (4.43%) C# .NET Developer
14 496 (4.41%) Web Developer
15 459 (4.08%) Lead Developer
16 444 (3.94%) Python Developer
17 367 (3.26%) Angular Developer
18 318 (2.83%) Junior
19 315 (2.80%) Developer/Software Engineer
20 309 (2.75%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5,157 (45.82%) HTML
2 4,952 (43.99%) CSS
3 3,665 (32.56%) React
4 3,349 (29.75%) .NET
5 3,326 (29.55%) AngularJS
6 2,582 (22.94%) Node.js
7 1,623 (14.42%) Vue.js
8 1,575 (13.99%) HTML5
9 1,438 (12.78%) .NET Core
10 1,393 (12.38%) ASP.NET
11 1,366 (12.14%) jQuery
12 1,305 (11.59%) Web Services
13 1,302 (11.57%) REST
14 988 (8.78%) .NET Framework
15 952 (8.46%) RESTful
16 929 (8.25%) CSS3
17 777 (6.90%) Redux
18 742 (6.59%) ASP.NET Web API
19 714 (6.34%) Sass
20 647 (5.75%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1,126 (10.00%) User Experience
2 790 (7.02%) Greenfield Project
3 573 (5.09%) Mobile App
4 514 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
5 349 (3.10%) Fixed Income
6 320 (2.84%) Derivative
7 308 (2.74%) Hedge funds
8 281 (2.50%) Equities
9 237 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
10 236 (2.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 195 (1.73%) Algorithms
12 190 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
13 152 (1.35%) Data Structures
14 151 (1.34%) Blog
15 126 (1.12%) Cloud Native
16 101 (0.90%) N-Tier
17 69 (0.61%) Virtual Team
18 67 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
19 65 (0.58%) Public Cloud
20 61 (0.54%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 854 (7.59%) Linux
2 391 (3.47%) Windows
3 312 (2.77%) Android
4 288 (2.56%) Apple iOS
5 145 (1.29%) Unix
6 90 (0.80%) Ubuntu
7 66 (0.59%) Windows Server
8 46 (0.41%) CentOS
9 26 (0.23%) Debian
10 16 (0.14%) VMS
11 14 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (0.089%) Mac OS
13 9 (0.080%) Mac OS X
13 9 (0.080%) Windows Server 2016
14 8 (0.071%) Windows Server 2008
15 7 (0.062%) Windows Server 2012
16 5 (0.044%) Windows Server 2019
17 4 (0.036%) Windows 10
18 2 (0.018%) Fedora
18 2 (0.018%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,076 (45.10%) Agile Software Development
2 2,243 (19.93%) Software Engineering
3 1,981 (17.60%) DevOps
4 1,948 (17.31%) TDD
5 1,888 (16.77%) MVC
6 1,769 (15.72%) Front End Development
7 1,733 (15.40%) Microservices
8 1,565 (13.90%) Scrum
9 1,422 (12.63%) Web Development
10 1,163 (10.33%) Test Automation
11 1,011 (8.98%) OO
12 933 (8.29%) Unit Testing
13 865 (7.68%) BDD
14 826 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
15 811 (7.21%) Mentoring
16 810 (7.20%) Problem-Solving
17 759 (6.74%) Fintech
18 719 (6.39%) E-Commerce
19 634 (5.63%) SDLC
20 616 (5.47%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3,466 (30.79%) C#
2 2,828 (25.12%) SQL
3 2,637 (23.43%) Java
4 2,188 (19.44%) Python
5 1,829 (16.25%) TypeScript
6 1,711 (15.20%) PHP
7 479 (4.26%) C++
8 470 (4.18%) ES6
9 423 (3.76%) Go
10 400 (3.55%) Ruby
11 378 (3.36%) T-SQL
12 304 (2.70%) Kotlin
13 286 (2.54%) Java 8
14 224 (1.99%) Scala
15 199 (1.77%) PowerShell
16 179 (1.59%) C
17 149 (1.32%) Bash Shell
18 121 (1.07%) PL/SQL
19 112 (1.00%) Shell Script
20 103 (0.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1,061 (9.43%) Degree
2 353 (3.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 270 (2.40%) Security Cleared
4 204 (1.81%) SC Cleared
5 74 (0.66%) ISTQB
6 72 (0.64%) Numerate Degree
7 58 (0.52%) DV Cleared
8 53 (0.47%) ISEB
9 32 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
10 23 (0.20%) Cisco Certification
10 23 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
10 23 (0.20%) PhD
11 22 (0.20%) CCNA
12 17 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
13 14 (0.12%) Master's Degree
14 12 (0.11%) HND
14 12 (0.11%) PMI Certification
15 11 (0.098%) AWS Certification
16 9 (0.080%) DBS Check
16 9 (0.080%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 599 (5.32%) QA
2 27 (0.24%) NIST
3 25 (0.22%) GDPR
4 23 (0.20%) SLA
5 21 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 18 (0.16%) WCAG
7 7 (0.062%) Data Quality
8 6 (0.053%) MiFID
8 6 (0.053%) PCI DSS
8 6 (0.053%) PMO
8 6 (0.053%) PSD2
9 3 (0.027%) EMIR
10 2 (0.018%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.018%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.018%) NCSC
11 1 (0.009%) COBIT
11 1 (0.009%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.009%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.009%) GxP
11 1 (0.009%) HL7
System Software
1 1,576 (14.00%) Docker
2 63 (0.56%) Active Directory
3 40 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (0.35%) HDFS
5 20 (0.18%) vSphere
6 9 (0.080%) LXC
7 8 (0.071%) Firmware
7 8 (0.071%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.053%) Ceph
8 6 (0.053%) Xen
9 5 (0.044%) Gluster
10 4 (0.036%) GlusterFS
10 4 (0.036%) Kamailio
10 4 (0.036%) OpenSIPS
10 4 (0.036%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.018%) Squid
11 2 (0.018%) Varnish
12 1 (0.009%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.009%) Postfix
12 1 (0.009%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1,021 (9.07%) Kubernetes
2 452 (4.02%) Terraform
3 234 (2.08%) Ansible
4 127 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
5 122 (1.08%) Puppet
6 76 (0.68%) Grafana
7 48 (0.43%) Prometheus
8 34 (0.30%) Istio
9 32 (0.28%) Kibana
10 28 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
11 23 (0.20%) ZABBIX
12 16 (0.14%) cPanel
13 14 (0.12%) MIIS
14 13 (0.12%) Marathon
14 13 (0.12%) Mesos
15 11 (0.098%) HP UCMDB
15 11 (0.098%) logstash
16 7 (0.062%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
16 7 (0.062%) HP Quality Center
16 7 (0.062%) NetIQ Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1,122 (9.97%) Microsoft
2 361 (3.21%) Oracle
3 358 (3.18%) Google
4 196 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
5 149 (1.32%) Zend
6 145 (1.29%) Adobe
7 136 (1.21%) SAP
8 113 (1.00%) Xamarin
9 102 (0.91%) ServiceNow
10 94 (0.84%) Atlassian
11 91 (0.81%) VMware
12 75 (0.67%) Sitecore
13 53 (0.47%) IBM
14 49 (0.44%) Splunk
15 45 (0.40%) Talend
16 41 (0.36%) Apple
17 39 (0.35%) Cloudera
18 38 (0.34%) Informatica
19 36 (0.32%) Nintex
20 35 (0.31%) Facebook