Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK
6 months to
21 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 5 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6 +1
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 31419 32598 33926
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.81% 16.76% 15.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.17% 31.85% 30.03%
Number of salaries quoted 27530 29291 30097
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 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 97665 102355 112960
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.35% 52.62% 51.48%
Number of salaries quoted 80200 88430 96673
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +1.27%

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 29484 £45,000 - 2371
UK excluding London +3 18920 £40,000 - 1499
London -1 11921 £57,500 +4.55% 943
South East +3 5684 £43,500 +2.35% 381
North of England +5 4486 £40,000 +6.67% 442
Midlands +2 3011 £37,500 - 252
North West +3 2588 £40,000 +6.67% 260
South West 0 2275 £40,000 - 184
East of England +4 2097 £45,000 +12.50% 165
West Midlands 0 2012 £37,500 +2.74% 141
Yorkshire +3 1706 £40,000 - 170
East Midlands +3 1015 £37,500 - 111
Scotland -1 1006 £40,000 - 52
Wales -1 340 £37,500 - 13
North East 0 189 £35,000 - 12
Northern Ireland +4 71 £35,000 -3.45% 10
Isle of Man - 4 £56,250 -

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 21071 (67.06%) HTML
2 19280 (61.36%) CSS
3 14002 (44.57%) Agile Software Development
4 12498 (39.78%) .NET
5 12474 (39.70%) C#
6 11108 (35.35%) AngularJS
7 10018 (31.89%) MVC
8 9313 (29.64%) SQL
9 8948 (28.48%) jQuery
10 8361 (26.61%) ASP.NET
11 7955 (25.32%) HTML5
12 7772 (24.74%) Java
13 7718 (24.56%) SQL Server
14 6668 (21.22%) Web Development
15 6561 (20.88%) TDD
16 5624 (17.90%) PHP
17 5501 (17.51%) Git (software)
18 5293 (16.85%) Node.js
19 5170 (16.46%) Scrum
20 5104 (16.24%) Front End Development
21 5005 (15.93%) React
22 4994 (15.89%) Finance
23 4916 (15.65%) ASP.NET MVC
24 4799 (15.27%) CSS3
25 4554 (14.49%) Web Services
26 4400 (14.00%) OO
27 4295 (13.67%) Software Engineering
28 4175 (13.29%) Microsoft
29 4120 (13.11%) Degree
30 4013 (12.77%) 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 1839 (5.85%) CMS
2 1007 (3.21%) Apache
3 958 (3.05%) WordPress
4 870 (2.77%) IIS
5 783 (2.49%) Elasticsearch
6 750 (2.39%) SharePoint
7 704 (2.24%) Tomcat
8 541 (1.72%) Drupal
9 512 (1.63%) Umbraco
10 466 (1.48%) JBoss
11 385 (1.23%) WebSphere
12 304 (0.97%) Apache Spark
13 303 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
14 295 (0.94%) nginx
15 290 (0.92%) Confluence
16 272 (0.87%) Apache Solr
17 247 (0.79%) WebLogic
18 220 (0.70%) EPiServer
19 157 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
20 152 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 792 (2.52%) Photoshop
2 380 (1.21%) Adobe Illustrator
3 306 (0.97%) Microsoft Office
4 222 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
5 203 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 70 (0.22%) InVision
7 56 (0.18%) InDesign
8 41 (0.13%) FileZilla
9 34 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 30 (0.095%) MS Visio
11 24 (0.076%) SPSS
12 19 (0.060%) GIMP
12 19 (0.060%) InfoPath
13 18 (0.057%) OmniGraffle
14 16 (0.051%) Fireworks
14 16 (0.051%) Spreadsheet
15 15 (0.048%) UXPin
16 12 (0.038%) Microsoft Project
17 11 (0.035%) Moqups
18 10 (0.032%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 524 (1.67%) Magento
2 492 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 83 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
4 70 (0.22%) Eloqua
5 61 (0.19%) SAP Hybris
6 53 (0.17%) Adobe Campaign
7 47 (0.15%) NetSuite
8 45 (0.14%) Shopify
9 39 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
10 38 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
10 38 (0.12%) WebTrends
11 28 (0.089%) Oracle BPM
12 23 (0.073%) Oracle EBS
13 22 (0.070%) Dynamics AX
14 20 (0.064%) OpenCart
15 17 (0.054%) SAP Business One
16 16 (0.051%) Salesforce.com CRM
16 16 (0.051%) SessionCam
17 10 (0.032%) Oracle Payables
17 10 (0.032%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 2634 (8.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2332 (7.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 1273 (4.05%) SaaS
4 987 (3.14%) GitHub
5 563 (1.79%) npm
6 284 (0.90%) PaaS
7 275 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
8 246 (0.78%) Office 365
9 226 (0.72%) Google Analytics
10 210 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
11 176 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
12 156 (0.50%) IaaS
13 123 (0.39%) Amazon S3
14 93 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
15 84 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
16 78 (0.25%) Adobe Analytics
17 69 (0.22%) Heroku
18 64 (0.20%) Force.com
19 62 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
20 59 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 875 (2.78%) HTTP
2 713 (2.27%) Internet
3 253 (0.81%) Intranet
4 202 (0.64%) TCP/IP
5 157 (0.50%) DNS
6 148 (0.47%) SSL
7 147 (0.47%) Firewall
8 107 (0.34%) FTP
9 95 (0.30%) SMTP
10 89 (0.28%) LDAP
11 87 (0.28%) SMS
12 77 (0.25%) Network Security
13 69 (0.22%) Wireless
14 57 (0.18%) Skype
15 50 (0.16%) Broadband
16 45 (0.14%) Ethernet
17 42 (0.13%) HTTPS
18 41 (0.13%) VPN
19 38 (0.12%) ATM
20 36 (0.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7718 (24.56%) SQL Server
2 4013 (12.77%) MySQL
3 2233 (7.11%) NoSQL
4 1688 (5.37%) MongoDB
5 1516 (4.83%) Relational Database
6 839 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
7 785 (2.50%) Big Data
8 628 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 623 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
10 596 (1.90%) Redis
11 549 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 468 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
13 452 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
14 412 (1.31%) SQL Server 2014
15 408 (1.30%) RDBMS
16 403 (1.28%) Hadoop
17 259 (0.82%) Oracle Database
18 248 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
19 220 (0.70%) Blockchain
20 193 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 5501 (17.51%) Git (software)
2 1883 (5.99%) Visual Studio
3 1585 (5.04%) Subversion
4 1533 (4.88%) Jenkins
5 1378 (4.39%) JIRA
6 1300 (4.14%) Selenium
7 1217 (3.87%) gulp
8 1211 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
9 938 (2.99%) Grunt
10 873 (2.78%) Maven
11 859 (2.73%) NUnit
12 839 (2.67%) Jasmine
13 800 (2.55%) webpack
14 765 (2.43%) JUnit
15 763 (2.43%) TeamCity
16 514 (1.64%) Cucumber
17 451 (1.44%) Karma Test Runner
18 434 (1.38%) Mocha
19 373 (1.19%) WebDriver
20 372 (1.18%) Protractor
General
1 4994 (15.89%) Finance
2 1977 (6.29%) Marketing
3 1652 (5.26%) Retail
4 1421 (4.52%) Banking
5 980 (3.12%) Games
6 799 (2.54%) Telecoms
7 756 (2.41%) Advertising
8 571 (1.82%) Electronics
9 549 (1.75%) Manufacturing
10 499 (1.59%) Investment Banking
11 407 (1.30%) Legal
12 314 (1.00%) Retail Banking
13 296 (0.94%) Front Office
14 280 (0.89%) Publishing
15 253 (0.81%) Automotive
16 224 (0.71%) Law
17 208 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
18 189 (0.60%) Music Industry
19 188 (0.60%) Back Office
20 157 (0.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24665 (78.50%) Developer
2 6492 (20.66%) .NET Developer
3 4984 (15.86%) C# Developer
4 4397 (13.99%) JavaScript Developer
5 4305 (13.70%) Senior Developer
6 3656 (11.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3591 (11.43%) C# .NET Developer
8 2924 (9.31%) Web Developer
9 2855 (9.09%) Java Developer
10 2760 (8.78%) Software Developer
11 2711 (8.63%) PHP Developer
12 2218 (7.06%) ASP.NET Developer
13 2107 (6.71%) Full Stack Developer
14 1840 (5.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 1683 (5.36%) Software Engineer
16 1671 (5.32%) HTML Developer
17 1459 (4.64%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 1386 (4.41%) Junior
19 1333 (4.24%) Angular Developer
20 1302 (4.14%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21071 (67.06%) HTML
2 19280 (61.36%) CSS
3 12498 (39.78%) .NET
4 11108 (35.35%) AngularJS
5 8948 (28.48%) jQuery
6 8361 (26.61%) ASP.NET
7 7955 (25.32%) HTML5
8 5293 (16.85%) Node.js
9 5005 (15.93%) React
10 4916 (15.65%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4799 (15.27%) CSS3
12 4554 (14.49%) Web Services
13 3427 (10.91%) XML
14 3130 (9.96%) .NET Framework
15 2920 (9.29%) REST
16 2862 (9.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 2826 (8.99%) ASP.NET Web API
18 2767 (8.81%) RESTful
19 2691 (8.56%) Ajax
20 2610 (8.31%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3525 (11.22%) User Experience
2 2757 (8.77%) Computer Science
3 2096 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
4 1716 (5.46%) Mobile App
5 1606 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
6 919 (2.92%) Fintech
7 789 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
8 459 (1.46%) iPad
9 424 (1.35%) Algorithms
10 325 (1.03%) Linux Command Line
11 314 (1.00%) Social Media
12 309 (0.98%) Data Structures
13 269 (0.86%) N-Tier
14 236 (0.75%) Management Information System
15 183 (0.58%) Client/Server
16 170 (0.54%) e-Learning
17 162 (0.52%) Hedge funds
18 155 (0.49%) W3C
19 151 (0.48%) Virtual Team
20 148 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3238 (10.31%) Linux
2 1942 (6.18%) Windows
3 1341 (4.27%) Android
4 1187 (3.78%) Apple iOS
5 937 (2.98%) Unix
6 349 (1.11%) Windows Server
7 110 (0.35%) Ubuntu
8 101 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 98 (0.31%) Mac OS X
10 80 (0.25%) CentOS
11 71 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 68 (0.22%) Debian
13 66 (0.21%) Solaris
14 64 (0.20%) Windows 7
15 54 (0.17%) Windows Phone
16 53 (0.17%) Windows 10
17 47 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
18 43 (0.14%) AIX
19 35 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
20 34 (0.11%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 14002 (44.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10018 (31.89%) MVC
3 6668 (21.22%) Web Development
4 6561 (20.88%) TDD
5 5170 (16.46%) Scrum
6 5104 (16.24%) Front End Development
7 4400 (14.00%) OO
8 4295 (13.67%) Software Engineering
9 3091 (9.84%) Continuous Integration
10 2703 (8.60%) BDD
11 2667 (8.49%) Test Automation
12 2595 (8.26%) E-Commerce
13 2462 (7.84%) Unit Testing
14 2411 (7.67%) SDLC
15 2144 (6.82%) OOP
16 1977 (6.29%) Mentoring
17 1851 (5.89%) DevOps
18 1631 (5.19%) Open Source
19 1570 (5.00%) Microservices
20 1420 (4.52%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 12474 (39.70%) C#
2 9313 (29.64%) SQL
3 7772 (24.74%) Java
4 5624 (17.90%) PHP
5 2950 (9.39%) Python
6 1774 (5.65%) T-SQL
7 1653 (5.26%) Ruby
8 1493 (4.75%) C++
9 1245 (3.96%) ES6
10 1134 (3.61%) TypeScript
11 991 (3.15%) VB.NET
12 726 (2.31%) Scala
13 690 (2.20%) C
14 575 (1.83%) Perl
15 505 (1.61%) PowerShell
16 458 (1.46%) PL/SQL
17 414 (1.32%) VB
18 377 (1.20%) Go
19 366 (1.16%) Groovy
20 364 (1.16%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4120 (13.11%) Degree
2 1514 (4.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 401 (1.28%) Security Cleared
4 350 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 210 (0.67%) SC Cleared
6 145 (0.46%) PhD
7 121 (0.39%) MCP
8 93 (0.30%) ISTQB
9 86 (0.27%) ISEB
10 58 (0.18%) DV Cleared
11 57 (0.18%) MCSD
12 55 (0.18%) PMI Certification
13 54 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
14 50 (0.16%) HND
15 46 (0.15%) Master's Degree
16 39 (0.12%) CISSP
17 33 (0.11%) MCAD
18 32 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 31 (0.099%) Cisco Certification
20 30 (0.095%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1442 (4.59%) QA
2 115 (0.37%) SLA
3 64 (0.20%) WCAG
4 53 (0.17%) ISO 9001
5 32 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 29 (0.092%) GCP
7 26 (0.083%) Data Quality
7 26 (0.083%) MiFID
7 26 (0.083%) PCI DSS
8 24 (0.076%) WAI
9 20 (0.064%) ISO 14001
10 12 (0.038%) EMIR
11 9 (0.029%) COBIT
11 9 (0.029%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 7 (0.022%) GAMP
12 7 (0.022%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 7 (0.022%) PMO
13 6 (0.019%) Dodd-Frank
14 5 (0.016%) HL7
15 4 (0.013%) HIPAA
System Software
1 1369 (4.36%) Docker
2 220 (0.70%) Active Directory
3 74 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 50 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
5 30 (0.095%) HDFS
6 29 (0.092%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 27 (0.086%) Hyper-V
8 24 (0.076%) Varnish
9 23 (0.073%) Snort
10 21 (0.067%) Firmware
11 14 (0.045%) VirtualBox
12 11 (0.035%) Virtual Servers
13 9 (0.029%) Microsoft App-V
14 8 (0.025%) DFS Replication
14 8 (0.025%) LXC
14 8 (0.025%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 7 (0.022%) etcd
15 7 (0.022%) Samba
15 7 (0.022%) vSphere
16 6 (0.019%) Squid
Systems Management
1 489 (1.56%) Puppet
2 382 (1.22%) Ansible
3 374 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
4 296 (0.94%) Kubernetes
5 130 (0.41%) Terraform
6 91 (0.29%) Kibana
7 54 (0.17%) logstash
8 53 (0.17%) Nagios
9 48 (0.15%) Packer
9 48 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 43 (0.14%) PowerBroker
11 39 (0.12%) Capistrano
12 38 (0.12%) Grafana
13 37 (0.12%) Salt
14 33 (0.11%) HAProxy
15 23 (0.073%) Graphite
15 23 (0.073%) SCCM
16 22 (0.070%) Control-M
16 22 (0.070%) HP Quality Center
16 22 (0.070%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4175 (13.29%) Microsoft
2 2037 (6.48%) Oracle
3 849 (2.70%) Google
4 767 (2.44%) Adobe
5 648 (2.06%) Zend
6 605 (1.93%) SAP
7 488 (1.55%) Xamarin
8 403 (1.28%) Sitecore
9 265 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
10 255 (0.81%) IBM
11 223 (0.71%) Sybase
12 195 (0.62%) hybris
13 164 (0.52%) ServiceNow
14 158 (0.50%) Facebook
15 138 (0.44%) Atlassian
16 133 (0.42%) Splunk
17 132 (0.42%) VMware
18 126 (0.40%) Twitter
19 112 (0.36%) Apple
20 107 (0.34%) Tableau