Period
to 22 February 2019

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 22 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK
6 months to
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 26,264 31,996 30,153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.36% 18.17% 17.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.61% 32.64% 32.02%
Number of salaries quoted 22,108 28,134 26,858
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 83,079 98,015 94,179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.91% 55.67% 53.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68,692 82,452 80,618
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 22 February 2019.

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 22 February 2019. 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 24,126 £50,000 +5.26% 5,896
UK excluding London +1 15,722 £45,000 +5.88% 4,205
London 0 9,981 £62,500 +8.70% 2,056
South East -1 5,149 £45,000 - 1,008
North of England 0 3,394 £43,750 +9.38% 1,285
South West 0 2,094 £41,529 +3.82% 443
Midlands -1 1,922 £40,000 +6.67% 700
North West -1 1,784 £45,000 +7.14% 670
East of England +3 1,549 £45,000 - 407
Yorkshire +1 1,367 £42,500 +6.25% 514
Scotland +2 1,126 £45,000 +11.11% 193
West Midlands -5 1,058 £40,000 +6.67% 355
East Midlands -2 864 £40,000 +6.67% 344
Wales +5 325 £36,500 -2.67% 117
North East -1 245 £43,000 +22.86% 101
Northern Ireland +8 212 £45,000 +15.38% 57
Channel Islands - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, 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 15,431 (58.75%) HTML
2 14,322 (54.53%) CSS
3 12,209 (46.49%) Agile Software Development
4 11,189 (42.60%) C#
5 10,291 (39.18%) .NET
6 8,960 (34.12%) AngularJS
7 7,517 (28.62%) MVC
8 7,334 (27.92%) SQL
9 6,473 (24.65%) Java
10 6,349 (24.17%) ASP.NET
11 6,207 (23.63%) SQL Server
12 5,760 (21.93%) React
13 5,558 (21.16%) jQuery
14 5,210 (19.84%) HTML5
15 4,898 (18.65%) Git (software)
16 4,646 (17.69%) TDD
17 4,350 (16.56%) Software Engineering
18 4,248 (16.17%) Web Development
19 4,148 (15.79%) Front End Development
20 4,000 (15.23%) Node.js
21 3,990 (15.19%) Scrum
22 3,983 (15.17%) Finance
23 3,916 (14.91%) Microsoft
24 3,910 (14.89%) PHP
25 3,716 (14.15%) ASP.NET MVC
26 3,675 (13.99%) Microsoft Azure
27 3,575 (13.61%) Python
28 3,494 (13.30%) Web Services
29 3,273 (12.46%) Amazon AWS
30 3,132 (11.93%) CSS3

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 1,131 (4.31%) CMS
2 846 (3.22%) Elasticsearch
3 666 (2.54%) SharePoint
4 663 (2.52%) Apache
5 658 (2.51%) WordPress
6 572 (2.18%) IIS
7 450 (1.71%) Confluence
8 400 (1.52%) Tomcat
9 335 (1.28%) Umbraco
10 320 (1.22%) Drupal
11 229 (0.87%) nginx
12 174 (0.66%) Apache Spark
13 164 (0.62%) JBoss
14 130 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
15 126 (0.48%) WebSphere
16 112 (0.43%) EPiServer
17 108 (0.41%) Apache Solr
18 107 (0.41%) WebLogic
19 104 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
20 91 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 401 (1.53%) Photoshop
2 209 (0.80%) Microsoft Office
3 193 (0.73%) Adobe Illustrator
4 170 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
5 153 (0.58%) Chatbot
6 111 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 102 (0.39%) InVision
8 30 (0.11%) MS Visio
9 27 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 25 (0.095%) AutoCAD
11 22 (0.084%) Microsoft Project
12 21 (0.080%) Fireworks
13 17 (0.065%) Adobe After Effects
14 13 (0.049%) OmniGraffle
14 13 (0.049%) Weka
15 12 (0.046%) GIMP
15 12 (0.046%) InDesign
16 11 (0.042%) InfoPath
17 9 (0.034%) Flinto
17 9 (0.034%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 522 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 322 (1.23%) Magento
3 91 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
4 84 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
5 54 (0.21%) Shopify
6 51 (0.19%) NetSuite
7 40 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
8 37 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 32 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
10 23 (0.088%) Distributed Ledger
11 21 (0.080%) Actimize
11 21 (0.080%) Oracle EBS
12 17 (0.065%) Eloqua
13 14 (0.053%) SAP Business One
14 11 (0.042%) Oracle Applications
15 10 (0.038%) osCommerce
16 8 (0.030%) Adobe Campaign
16 8 (0.030%) WebTrends
17 7 (0.027%) SAP FI
17 7 (0.027%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 3,675 (13.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 3,273 (12.46%) Amazon AWS
3 1,015 (3.86%) SaaS
4 777 (2.96%) GitHub
5 559 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
6 485 (1.85%) npm
7 469 (1.79%) Serverless
8 251 (0.96%) AWS Lambda
9 243 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
9 243 (0.93%) Office 365
10 232 (0.88%) PaaS
11 215 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
12 209 (0.80%) Amazon S3
13 193 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
14 149 (0.57%) Google Analytics
15 106 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
16 102 (0.39%) OpenShift
17 96 (0.37%) IaaS
18 85 (0.32%) Heroku
19 83 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 500 (1.90%) HTTP
2 470 (1.79%) Internet
3 174 (0.66%) TCP/IP
4 149 (0.57%) Intranet
5 129 (0.49%) DNS
6 116 (0.44%) SSL
7 83 (0.32%) Firewall
8 52 (0.20%) HTTPS
8 52 (0.20%) Skype
9 50 (0.19%) SSH
10 48 (0.18%) Network Security
11 38 (0.14%) Extranet
11 38 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
12 36 (0.14%) H.323
13 32 (0.12%) Hyperconnected
14 31 (0.12%) AMQP
15 29 (0.11%) MQTT
16 26 (0.099%) RIP
16 26 (0.099%) VPN
17 25 (0.095%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6,207 (23.63%) SQL Server
2 3,119 (11.88%) MySQL
3 1,620 (6.17%) NoSQL
4 1,469 (5.59%) MongoDB
5 1,275 (4.85%) PostgreSQL
6 1,220 (4.65%) Relational Database
7 653 (2.49%) Big Data
8 553 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 513 (1.95%) SQL Server 2016
10 502 (1.91%) Redis
11 447 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 330 (1.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 309 (1.18%) RDBMS
14 293 (1.12%) Hadoop
15 221 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
16 216 (0.82%) Oracle Database
17 207 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
18 197 (0.75%) Power BI
19 195 (0.74%) Blockchain
20 189 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4,898 (18.65%) Git (software)
2 1,635 (6.23%) Jenkins
3 1,296 (4.93%) JIRA
3 1,296 (4.93%) Visual Studio
4 1,230 (4.68%) Selenium
5 1,061 (4.04%) Team Foundation Server
6 1,038 (3.95%) webpack
7 860 (3.27%) gulp
8 783 (2.98%) Subversion
9 726 (2.76%) Maven
10 691 (2.63%) Cucumber
11 585 (2.23%) JUnit
12 571 (2.17%) Grunt
13 550 (2.09%) TeamCity
14 459 (1.75%) NUnit
15 448 (1.71%) Jasmine
16 375 (1.43%) WebDriver
17 351 (1.34%) Octopus Deploy
18 338 (1.29%) Bitbucket
19 323 (1.23%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3,983 (15.17%) Finance
2 1,279 (4.87%) Marketing
3 1,074 (4.09%) Retail
4 1,055 (4.02%) Banking
5 652 (2.48%) Games
6 479 (1.82%) Advertising
7 424 (1.61%) Manufacturing
8 401 (1.53%) Telecoms
9 243 (0.93%) Electronics
10 233 (0.89%) Legal
11 216 (0.82%) Investment Banking
12 214 (0.81%) Front Office
13 197 (0.75%) Law
14 172 (0.65%) Automotive
15 166 (0.63%) Back Office
16 162 (0.62%) Publishing
17 101 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
18 83 (0.32%) Financial Institution
19 62 (0.24%) Aerospace
19 62 (0.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 19,567 (74.50%) Developer
2 4,941 (18.81%) .NET Developer
3 3,609 (13.74%) C# Developer
4 3,319 (12.64%) Senior Developer
5 2,974 (11.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2,652 (10.10%) Software Developer
7 2,633 (10.03%) JavaScript Developer
8 2,518 (9.59%) C# .NET Developer
9 2,124 (8.09%) Full Stack Developer
10 2,003 (7.63%) Java Developer
11 1,946 (7.41%) Software Engineer
12 1,744 (6.64%) Web Developer
13 1,693 (6.45%) PHP Developer
14 1,259 (4.79%) ASP.NET Developer
15 1,185 (4.51%) Junior
16 1,122 (4.27%) React Developer
17 1,105 (4.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 1,042 (3.97%) Junior Developer
19 999 (3.80%) Lead Developer
20 891 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15,431 (58.75%) HTML
2 14,322 (54.53%) CSS
3 10,291 (39.18%) .NET
4 8,960 (34.12%) AngularJS
5 6,349 (24.17%) ASP.NET
6 5,760 (21.93%) React
7 5,558 (21.16%) jQuery
8 5,210 (19.84%) HTML5
9 4,000 (15.23%) Node.js
10 3,716 (14.15%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3,494 (13.30%) Web Services
12 3,132 (11.93%) CSS3
13 2,835 (10.79%) RESTful
14 2,778 (10.58%) ASP.NET Web API
15 2,550 (9.71%) REST
16 2,371 (9.03%) .NET Framework
17 2,351 (8.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 2,135 (8.13%) XML
19 1,980 (7.54%) Sass
20 1,897 (7.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2,677 (10.19%) User Experience
2 2,023 (7.70%) Greenfield Project
3 1,283 (4.89%) Fintech
4 1,181 (4.50%) Mobile App
5 1,107 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
6 859 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
7 708 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
8 441 (1.68%) Algorithms
9 253 (0.96%) Data Structures
10 210 (0.80%) Management Information System
11 157 (0.60%) Hedge funds
12 154 (0.59%) Virtual Team
13 152 (0.58%) Social Media
14 149 (0.57%) N-Tier
15 144 (0.55%) Linux Command Line
16 141 (0.54%) Tandem
17 132 (0.50%) Cloud Native
18 123 (0.47%) Blog
19 110 (0.42%) Public Cloud
20 109 (0.42%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2,408 (9.17%) Linux
2 1,536 (5.85%) Windows
3 983 (3.74%) Android
4 885 (3.37%) Apple iOS
5 566 (2.16%) Unix
6 260 (0.99%) Windows Server
7 177 (0.67%) Ubuntu
8 124 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 95 (0.36%) CentOS
10 78 (0.30%) Debian
11 57 (0.22%) Mac OS
12 56 (0.21%) Windows 10
13 55 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
14 44 (0.17%) Mac OS X
15 34 (0.13%) Windows Phone
16 26 (0.099%) Solaris
17 23 (0.088%) openSUSE
18 19 (0.072%) AIX
19 16 (0.061%) Windows Phone 8
20 13 (0.049%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12,209 (46.49%) Agile Software Development
2 7,517 (28.62%) MVC
3 4,646 (17.69%) TDD
4 4,350 (16.56%) Software Engineering
5 4,248 (16.17%) Web Development
6 4,148 (15.79%) Front End Development
7 3,990 (15.19%) Scrum
8 2,880 (10.97%) Continuous Integration
9 2,767 (10.54%) OO
10 2,723 (10.37%) Test Automation
11 2,402 (9.15%) DevOps
12 2,308 (8.79%) Microservices
13 2,296 (8.74%) Problem-Solving
14 2,143 (8.16%) BDD
15 2,058 (7.84%) Computer Science
16 1,853 (7.06%) Mentoring
17 1,844 (7.02%) SDLC
18 1,798 (6.85%) Unit Testing
19 1,695 (6.45%) E-Commerce
20 1,539 (5.86%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 11,189 (42.60%) C#
2 7,334 (27.92%) SQL
3 6,473 (24.65%) Java
4 3,910 (14.89%) PHP
5 3,575 (13.61%) Python
6 1,620 (6.17%) TypeScript
7 1,433 (5.46%) ES6
8 1,370 (5.22%) C++
9 1,244 (4.74%) T-SQL
10 1,110 (4.23%) Ruby
11 731 (2.78%) C
12 633 (2.41%) Java 8
13 563 (2.14%) VB.NET
14 544 (2.07%) PowerShell
15 495 (1.88%) Go
16 487 (1.85%) Scala
17 400 (1.52%) PL/SQL
18 376 (1.43%) Bash Shell
19 365 (1.39%) Perl
20 338 (1.29%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3,089 (11.76%) Degree
2 1,113 (4.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 569 (2.17%) Security Cleared
4 387 (1.47%) SC Cleared
5 215 (0.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 142 (0.54%) PhD
7 130 (0.49%) DV Cleared
8 93 (0.35%) Master's Degree
9 89 (0.34%) ISTQB
10 86 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
11 72 (0.27%) ISEB
12 62 (0.24%) AWS Certification
12 62 (0.24%) HND
13 37 (0.14%) CISSP
14 30 (0.11%) TOGAF Certification
15 27 (0.10%) MCSE
16 25 (0.095%) Postgraduate
17 24 (0.091%) ITIL Certification
18 23 (0.088%) PMI Certification
19 21 (0.080%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,443 (5.49%) QA
2 159 (0.61%) GDPR
3 69 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 54 (0.21%) ISO 9001
5 51 (0.19%) SLA
6 38 (0.14%) PCI DSS
7 29 (0.11%) WAI
8 27 (0.10%) WCAG
9 25 (0.095%) Data Quality
9 25 (0.095%) HL7
10 22 (0.084%) GAMP
11 19 (0.072%) ISO 14001
12 17 (0.065%) MiFID
13 12 (0.046%) PMO
14 6 (0.023%) Disclosure Scotland
15 5 (0.019%) Cyber Essentials
15 5 (0.019%) PSD2
16 4 (0.015%) Actionable Recommendations
17 2 (0.008%) FedRAMP
17 2 (0.008%) MISRA
System Software
1 2,124 (8.09%) Docker
2 244 (0.93%) Active Directory
3 124 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 81 (0.31%) Firmware
5 73 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
5 73 (0.28%) vSphere
6 58 (0.22%) VirtualBox
7 53 (0.20%) HDFS
8 47 (0.18%) Varnish
9 41 (0.16%) Hyper-V
10 31 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 15 (0.057%) Oracle RAC
12 12 (0.046%) KVM
13 10 (0.038%) VMware ESXi
14 8 (0.030%) Apache Flume
15 7 (0.027%) iptables
15 7 (0.027%) NFS
16 6 (0.023%) VMware NSX
16 6 (0.023%) Xen
17 4 (0.015%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 749 (2.85%) Kubernetes
2 600 (2.28%) Ansible
3 437 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
3 437 (1.66%) Puppet
4 326 (1.24%) Terraform
5 81 (0.31%) Kibana
6 67 (0.26%) Salt
7 61 (0.23%) logstash
8 44 (0.17%) Mesos
9 34 (0.13%) HP ALM
10 31 (0.12%) Consul
10 31 (0.12%) Marathon
11 29 (0.11%) Grafana
12 28 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
13 27 (0.10%) Prometheus
14 25 (0.095%) Packer
15 24 (0.091%) Docker Swarm
16 23 (0.088%) Single Sign-On
17 16 (0.061%) Hadoop YARN
17 16 (0.061%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 3,916 (14.91%) Microsoft
2 1,462 (5.57%) Oracle
3 840 (3.20%) Google
4 524 (2.00%) Adobe
5 419 (1.60%) SAP
6 395 (1.50%) Xamarin
7 312 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
8 281 (1.07%) Zend
9 211 (0.80%) Sitecore
10 207 (0.79%) ServiceNow
11 194 (0.74%) IBM
12 172 (0.65%) VMware
13 170 (0.65%) Atlassian
14 156 (0.59%) Tableau
15 134 (0.51%) Red Hat
16 104 (0.40%) Facebook
17 93 (0.35%) Splunk
18 80 (0.30%) Nintex
19 73 (0.28%) WorldPay
20 70 (0.27%) Cypress Semiconductor