Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK
6 months to
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 23,914 31,248 31,307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.64% 18.15% 18.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.78% 32.35% 32.92%
Number of salaries quoted 20,255 26,982 27,445
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
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 77,682 96,598 95,096
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.06% 56.11% 55.22%
Number of salaries quoted 63,607 80,534 80,271
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%

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 19 June 2019.

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 19 June 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 21,952 £50,000 +5.26% 2,254
UK excluding London 0 14,603 £45,000 +5.88% 1,523
London 0 8,819 £62,500 +4.17% 847
South East -2 4,975 £47,500 +5.56% 347
North of England 0 3,196 £42,500 - 460
South West +1 1,938 £42,500 +3.66% 184
Midlands 0 1,812 £40,000 - 285
North West -1 1,641 £45,000 +5.88% 260
Yorkshire +2 1,353 £42,500 +5.92% 152
East of England +1 1,150 £47,500 +5.56% 133
Scotland +3 1,071 £42,500 -5.56% 75
West Midlands -6 963 £40,000 -2.44% 149
East Midlands +1 848 £40,000 - 136
Wales +5 346 £37,500 -3.85% 30
North East -1 204 £44,000 +10.00% 48
Northern Ireland +5 146 £45,000 +13.92% 11
Channel Islands - 2 £37,500 -
Isle of Man 0 1 £55,000 +41.03%

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 13,381 (55.95%) HTML
2 12,469 (52.14%) CSS
3 10,792 (45.13%) Agile Software Development
4 9,866 (41.26%) C#
5 8,949 (37.42%) .NET
6 7,855 (32.85%) AngularJS
7 6,647 (27.80%) SQL
8 6,352 (26.56%) MVC
9 5,887 (24.62%) Java
10 5,595 (23.40%) React
11 5,513 (23.05%) ASP.NET
12 5,042 (21.08%) SQL Server
13 4,669 (19.52%) jQuery
14 4,664 (19.50%) Git (software)
15 4,391 (18.36%) Software Engineering
16 4,212 (17.61%) HTML5
17 4,129 (17.27%) TDD
18 3,954 (16.53%) Node.js
19 3,815 (15.95%) PHP
20 3,784 (15.82%) Front End Development
21 3,601 (15.06%) Web Development
22 3,590 (15.01%) Microsoft Azure
23 3,513 (14.69%) Scrum
24 3,487 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
25 3,386 (14.16%) Python
26 3,297 (13.79%) Microsoft
27 3,279 (13.71%) Finance
28 3,127 (13.08%) Web Services
29 2,996 (12.53%) ASP.NET MVC
30 2,924 (12.23%) DevOps

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
1 787 (3.29%) CMS
2 752 (3.14%) Elasticsearch
3 567 (2.37%) WordPress
4 505 (2.11%) SharePoint
5 504 (2.11%) Apache
6 438 (1.83%) IIS
7 388 (1.62%) Confluence
8 297 (1.24%) Tomcat
9 279 (1.17%) Umbraco
10 264 (1.10%) Drupal
11 203 (0.85%) nginx
12 164 (0.69%) Apache Spark
13 157 (0.66%) JBoss
14 118 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
15 113 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 105 (0.44%) Apache Solr
17 92 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
18 81 (0.34%) WebSphere
19 79 (0.33%) WebLogic
20 64 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 307 (1.28%) Photoshop
2 191 (0.80%) Sketch
3 161 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
4 141 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
5 120 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
6 97 (0.41%) InVision
7 91 (0.38%) Chatbot
8 79 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 58 (0.24%) Adobe XD
10 39 (0.16%) Zeplin
11 30 (0.13%) Fireworks
12 27 (0.11%) Marvel
13 23 (0.096%) MS Visio
14 21 (0.088%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 17 (0.071%) Figma
15 17 (0.071%) InDesign
16 14 (0.059%) GIMP
17 13 (0.054%) AutoCAD
18 8 (0.033%) Microsoft Project
18 8 (0.033%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 382 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 374 (1.56%) Magento
3 118 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
4 68 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 63 (0.26%) NetSuite
6 57 (0.24%) Shopify
7 40 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
8 24 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 15 (0.063%) Adobe Campaign
9 15 (0.063%) Oracle EBS
10 13 (0.054%) SAP Hybris
11 10 (0.042%) nopCommerce
11 10 (0.042%) SAP Business One
12 9 (0.038%) JDE OneWorld
12 9 (0.038%) Oracle Applications
12 9 (0.038%) Sage CRM
12 9 (0.038%) SAP SD
13 8 (0.033%) Unica
14 7 (0.029%) Distributed Ledger
15 6 (0.025%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3,590 (15.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 3,487 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
3 1,186 (4.96%) SaaS
4 780 (3.26%) Google Cloud Platform
5 759 (3.17%) GitHub
6 644 (2.69%) Serverless
7 442 (1.85%) npm
8 364 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
9 328 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
10 297 (1.24%) PaaS
11 271 (1.13%) Amazon S3
12 229 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
13 228 (0.95%) Power Platform
14 215 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
15 186 (0.78%) Office 365
16 169 (0.71%) OpenShift
17 158 (0.66%) AWS CloudFormation
18 146 (0.61%) Amazon ECS
19 141 (0.59%) IBM Cloud
20 129 (0.54%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 341 (1.43%) HTTP
2 317 (1.33%) Internet
3 191 (0.80%) TCP/IP
4 112 (0.47%) DNS
5 106 (0.44%) Intranet
6 80 (0.33%) Broadband
7 75 (0.31%) Skype
8 72 (0.30%) Firewall
9 60 (0.25%) SSL
10 56 (0.23%) DHCP
11 55 (0.23%) SSH
12 38 (0.16%) HTTPS
12 38 (0.16%) NetScaler
13 34 (0.14%) Network Security
14 33 (0.14%) Extranet
15 30 (0.13%) MQTT
16 22 (0.092%) FTP
16 22 (0.092%) SMS
16 22 (0.092%) Wi-Fi
17 21 (0.088%) Link 16
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5,042 (21.08%) SQL Server
2 2,834 (11.85%) MySQL
3 1,411 (5.90%) NoSQL
4 1,273 (5.32%) MongoDB
5 1,030 (4.31%) Relational Database
6 1,001 (4.19%) PostgreSQL
7 571 (2.39%) Big Data
8 532 (2.22%) Redis
9 465 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 394 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 301 (1.26%) SQL Server 2016
12 295 (1.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 201 (0.84%) RDBMS
14 190 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
15 189 (0.79%) Hadoop
16 186 (0.78%) Power BI
17 174 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
18 165 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
19 157 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
20 139 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4,664 (19.50%) Git (software)
2 1,448 (6.06%) Jenkins
3 1,252 (5.24%) JIRA
4 1,146 (4.79%) Visual Studio
5 1,089 (4.55%) Selenium
6 1,013 (4.24%) webpack
7 879 (3.68%) Team Foundation Server
8 724 (3.03%) gulp
9 661 (2.76%) Subversion
10 586 (2.45%) Cucumber
11 548 (2.29%) Maven
12 514 (2.15%) TeamCity
13 480 (2.01%) Grunt
14 428 (1.79%) JUnit
15 418 (1.75%) Jasmine
16 326 (1.36%) NUnit
17 318 (1.33%) Visual Studio Team System
18 313 (1.31%) WebDriver
19 310 (1.30%) Bitbucket
20 282 (1.18%) Mocha
General
1 3,279 (13.71%) Finance
2 1,204 (5.03%) Marketing
3 1,148 (4.80%) Retail
4 849 (3.55%) Banking
5 576 (2.41%) Games
6 376 (1.57%) Manufacturing
7 346 (1.45%) Telecoms
8 340 (1.42%) Advertising
9 291 (1.22%) Front Office
10 201 (0.84%) Electronics
11 197 (0.82%) Legal
12 188 (0.79%) Law
13 135 (0.56%) Publishing
14 126 (0.53%) Financial Institution
15 123 (0.51%) Investment Banking
16 119 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
17 111 (0.46%) Automotive
18 105 (0.44%) Back Office
19 82 (0.34%) Aerospace
20 56 (0.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 17,610 (73.64%) Developer
2 4,138 (17.30%) .NET Developer
3 3,162 (13.22%) C# Developer
4 2,963 (12.39%) Senior Developer
5 2,618 (10.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2,581 (10.79%) Software Developer
7 2,318 (9.69%) JavaScript Developer
8 2,146 (8.97%) C# .NET Developer
9 1,960 (8.20%) Software Engineer
10 1,930 (8.07%) Full Stack Developer
11 1,711 (7.15%) PHP Developer
12 1,622 (6.78%) Java Developer
13 1,359 (5.68%) Web Developer
14 1,162 (4.86%) React Developer
15 1,104 (4.62%) Junior
16 955 (3.99%) Junior Developer
17 934 (3.91%) ASP.NET Developer
18 836 (3.50%) Lead Developer
19 826 (3.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
20 740 (3.09%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13,381 (55.95%) HTML
2 12,469 (52.14%) CSS
3 8,949 (37.42%) .NET
4 7,855 (32.85%) AngularJS
5 5,595 (23.40%) React
6 5,513 (23.05%) ASP.NET
7 4,669 (19.52%) jQuery
8 4,212 (17.61%) HTML5
9 3,954 (16.53%) Node.js
10 3,127 (13.08%) Web Services
11 2,996 (12.53%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2,439 (10.20%) CSS3
13 2,397 (10.02%) RESTful
14 2,285 (9.56%) REST
15 2,148 (8.98%) ASP.NET Web API
16 2,139 (8.94%) .NET Framework
17 1,868 (7.81%) Sass
18 1,822 (7.62%) XML
19 1,808 (7.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 1,783 (7.46%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 2,507 (10.48%) User Experience
2 1,714 (7.17%) Greenfield Project
3 1,170 (4.89%) Mobile App
4 894 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
5 677 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
6 591 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
7 468 (1.96%) Algorithms
8 300 (1.25%) Data Structures
9 172 (0.72%) Hedge funds
10 164 (0.69%) Fixed Income
11 153 (0.64%) Social Media
12 152 (0.64%) Derivative
12 152 (0.64%) Public Cloud
13 143 (0.60%) Management Information System
14 137 (0.57%) Linux Command Line
15 136 (0.57%) Cloud Native
15 136 (0.57%) Robotics
16 130 (0.54%) Blog
17 114 (0.48%) Virtual Team
18 113 (0.47%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2,257 (9.44%) Linux
2 1,298 (5.43%) Windows
3 834 (3.49%) Android
4 705 (2.95%) Apple iOS
5 472 (1.97%) Unix
6 200 (0.84%) Windows Server
7 147 (0.61%) Ubuntu
8 98 (0.41%) Mac OS
9 75 (0.31%) CentOS
10 74 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 63 (0.26%) Debian
12 40 (0.17%) Windows 10
13 31 (0.13%) Mac OS X
14 26 (0.11%) AIX
14 26 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (0.046%) openSUSE
15 11 (0.046%) Windows Phone
16 9 (0.038%) Kali Linux
17 8 (0.033%) Embedded Linux
17 8 (0.033%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10,792 (45.13%) Agile Software Development
2 6,352 (26.56%) MVC
3 4,391 (18.36%) Software Engineering
4 4,129 (17.27%) TDD
5 3,784 (15.82%) Front End Development
6 3,601 (15.06%) Web Development
7 3,513 (14.69%) Scrum
8 2,924 (12.23%) DevOps
9 2,543 (10.63%) OO
10 2,438 (10.19%) Continuous Integration
11 2,363 (9.88%) Test Automation
12 2,126 (8.89%) Microservices
13 2,047 (8.56%) Problem-Solving
14 1,929 (8.07%) Mentoring
15 1,925 (8.05%) Computer Science
16 1,885 (7.88%) BDD
17 1,746 (7.30%) Unit Testing
18 1,727 (7.22%) SDLC
19 1,578 (6.60%) OOP
20 1,532 (6.41%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9,866 (41.26%) C#
2 6,647 (27.80%) SQL
3 5,887 (24.62%) Java
4 3,815 (15.95%) PHP
5 3,386 (14.16%) Python
6 1,791 (7.49%) TypeScript
7 1,452 (6.07%) ES6
8 1,286 (5.38%) C++
9 1,130 (4.73%) T-SQL
10 1,027 (4.29%) Ruby
11 624 (2.61%) C
12 500 (2.09%) Java 8
13 458 (1.92%) VB.NET
14 446 (1.87%) Go
15 445 (1.86%) PowerShell
16 433 (1.81%) Bash Shell
17 410 (1.71%) Scala
18 305 (1.28%) Perl
19 299 (1.25%) Objective-C
20 272 (1.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2,806 (11.73%) Degree
2 869 (3.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 658 (2.75%) Security Cleared
4 431 (1.80%) SC Cleared
5 201 (0.84%) DV Cleared
6 183 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 118 (0.49%) PhD
8 88 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
9 86 (0.36%) HND
10 83 (0.35%) ISTQB
11 68 (0.28%) ISEB
12 60 (0.25%) Master's Degree
13 45 (0.19%) AWS Certification
14 39 (0.16%) CISSP
15 36 (0.15%) CCNA
15 36 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
15 36 (0.15%) MCP
16 28 (0.12%) ITIL Certification
17 27 (0.11%) Postgraduate
17 27 (0.11%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,264 (5.29%) QA
2 102 (0.43%) GDPR
3 74 (0.31%) WAI
4 70 (0.29%) SLA
5 36 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 23 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 23 (0.096%) PCI DSS
7 20 (0.084%) HL7
8 17 (0.071%) COBIT
9 16 (0.067%) Data Quality
9 16 (0.067%) WCAG
10 15 (0.063%) MiFID
11 14 (0.059%) ISO 9001
12 13 (0.054%) GAMP
13 10 (0.042%) PMO
14 8 (0.033%) HIPAA
15 7 (0.029%) NIST
16 5 (0.021%) ISO 14001
17 4 (0.017%) PSD2
18 3 (0.013%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 2,516 (10.52%) Docker
2 206 (0.86%) Active Directory
3 101 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 61 (0.26%) Hyper-V
5 58 (0.24%) Firmware
5 58 (0.24%) vSphere
6 41 (0.17%) Varnish
6 41 (0.17%) VirtualBox
7 40 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
8 36 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
8 36 (0.15%) XenDesktop
9 35 (0.15%) XenApp
10 27 (0.11%) HDFS
11 14 (0.059%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 10 (0.042%) Forefront TMG
12 10 (0.042%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 9 (0.038%) etcd
13 9 (0.038%) KVM
13 9 (0.038%) NFS
13 9 (0.038%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 992 (4.15%) Kubernetes
2 597 (2.50%) Ansible
3 423 (1.77%) Terraform
4 416 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
5 340 (1.42%) Puppet
6 98 (0.41%) Kibana
7 71 (0.30%) logstash
8 52 (0.22%) Mesos
9 50 (0.21%) Marathon
10 49 (0.20%) SCCM
11 43 (0.18%) Prometheus
12 42 (0.18%) SCOM
13 40 (0.17%) SCOrch
14 38 (0.16%) Consul
15 37 (0.15%) Grafana
16 34 (0.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
17 30 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
18 29 (0.12%) Salt
19 28 (0.12%) Packer
20 25 (0.10%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 3,297 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 1,159 (4.85%) Oracle
3 878 (3.67%) Google
4 493 (2.06%) Adobe
5 315 (1.32%) SAP
6 300 (1.25%) Xamarin
7 292 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
8 283 (1.18%) Zend
9 263 (1.10%) IBM
10 244 (1.02%) ServiceNow
11 179 (0.75%) Sitecore
12 178 (0.74%) Splunk
13 141 (0.59%) Atlassian
14 131 (0.55%) VMware
15 120 (0.50%) Tableau
16 115 (0.48%) Cypress Semiconductor
17 106 (0.44%) Bloomberg
18 104 (0.43%) Reuters
19 90 (0.38%) Red Hat
20 82 (0.34%) WorldPay