Period
to 23 April 2018

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 23 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 5 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +5
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 32,099 30,749 32,855
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.11% 17.95% 16.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.30% 32.88% 31.05%
Number of salaries quoted 28,078 27,135 29,733
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 99,388 93,523 105,799
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.07% 54.61% 52.06%
Number of salaries quoted 83,527 79,876 91,341
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,125
90th Percentile £79,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,225 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.06% +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 23 April 2018.

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 23 April 2018. 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 30,418 £47,500 +5.56% 5,053
UK excluding London 0 20,226 £42,500 +6.25% 3,596
London 0 11,376 £60,000 +9.09% 1,703
South East +3 7,115 £45,000 +5.88% 948
North of England 0 4,771 £40,000 - 1,026
Midlands -2 2,891 £40,000 +6.67% 577
North West +2 2,506 £42,500 +10.39% 582
South West -2 2,184 £40,000 - 408
East of England -2 2,036 £45,000 +5.88% 388
Yorkshire -3 1,895 £40,000 - 373
West Midlands -1 1,664 £40,000 +6.67% 307
East Midlands -1 1,231 £40,000 +6.67% 269
Scotland 0 908 £42,500 +6.25% 151
North East -3 372 £37,500 +7.14% 71
Wales +2 320 £37,500 +7.14% 75
Northern Ireland -2 62 £39,000 +11.43% 21
Isle of Man -7 1 £40,500 -10.00% 3

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, 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 19,948 (62.15%) HTML
2 18,258 (56.88%) CSS
3 14,238 (44.36%) Agile Software Development
4 13,330 (41.53%) C#
5 12,393 (38.61%) .NET
6 11,034 (34.37%) AngularJS
7 9,774 (30.45%) SQL
8 9,671 (30.13%) MVC
9 8,480 (26.42%) jQuery
10 8,214 (25.59%) Java
11 7,898 (24.61%) ASP.NET
12 7,159 (22.30%) HTML5
13 7,140 (22.24%) SQL Server
14 6,294 (19.61%) Web Development
15 6,104 (19.02%) React
16 5,914 (18.42%) TDD
17 5,751 (17.92%) PHP
18 5,645 (17.59%) Git (software)
19 5,266 (16.41%) Node.js
20 5,043 (15.71%) Front End Development
21 4,873 (15.18%) Finance
22 4,837 (15.07%) Software Engineering
23 4,728 (14.73%) Scrum
24 4,496 (14.01%) ASP.NET MVC
25 4,373 (13.62%) CSS3
26 4,310 (13.43%) Microsoft
27 4,232 (13.18%) Web Services
28 4,172 (13.00%) MySQL
29 3,862 (12.03%) OO
30 3,823 (11.91%) Degree

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 1,660 (5.17%) CMS
2 963 (3.00%) SharePoint
3 903 (2.81%) Apache
4 897 (2.79%) WordPress
5 750 (2.34%) Elasticsearch
6 726 (2.26%) IIS
7 554 (1.73%) Tomcat
8 542 (1.69%) Umbraco
9 494 (1.54%) Drupal
10 487 (1.52%) Confluence
11 378 (1.18%) JBoss
12 295 (0.92%) nginx
13 281 (0.88%) Apache Spark
14 275 (0.86%) SharePoint 2013
15 223 (0.69%) EPiServer
16 208 (0.65%) WebLogic
17 201 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
18 200 (0.62%) WebSphere
19 174 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
20 138 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 618 (1.93%) Photoshop
2 318 (0.99%) Adobe Illustrator
3 203 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
4 176 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
5 174 (0.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 103 (0.32%) Chatbot
7 96 (0.30%) InVision
8 60 (0.19%) InfoPath
9 49 (0.15%) InDesign
9 49 (0.15%) MS Visio
10 41 (0.13%) UXPin
11 33 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
12 32 (0.100%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 27 (0.084%) GIMP
13 27 (0.084%) Spreadsheet
14 21 (0.065%) Microsoft Project
15 20 (0.062%) Adobe Premiere
16 18 (0.056%) Acrobat
17 13 (0.040%) Adobe After Effects
18 12 (0.037%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 611 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 481 (1.50%) Magento
3 161 (0.50%) NetSuite
4 120 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
5 61 (0.19%) Distributed Ledger
6 40 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
7 38 (0.12%) SAP Business One
7 38 (0.12%) Shopify
8 36 (0.11%) Eloqua
9 34 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 28 (0.087%) SAP Hybris
11 23 (0.072%) Dynamics NAV
12 22 (0.069%) WebTrends
13 20 (0.062%) Dynamics AX
14 19 (0.059%) Oracle EBS
15 16 (0.050%) MetaTrader
16 11 (0.034%) Unit4 Business World
17 9 (0.028%) Dynamics GP
17 9 (0.028%) Elite 3E
17 9 (0.028%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 3,206 (9.99%) Amazon AWS
2 2,978 (9.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 1,289 (4.02%) SaaS
4 848 (2.64%) GitHub
5 701 (2.18%) npm
6 404 (1.26%) Office 365
7 357 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
8 308 (0.96%) Serverless
9 304 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
10 290 (0.90%) PaaS
11 263 (0.82%) Dynamics 365
12 203 (0.63%) IaaS
13 190 (0.59%) Google Analytics
14 176 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
15 168 (0.52%) Amazon S3
16 141 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
17 104 (0.32%) Heroku
18 100 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
19 96 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Cloud
20 88 (0.27%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 667 (2.08%) HTTP
2 622 (1.94%) Internet
3 218 (0.68%) SMS
4 189 (0.59%) Intranet
5 183 (0.57%) TCP/IP
6 175 (0.55%) DNS
7 150 (0.47%) SSL
8 128 (0.40%) Firewall
9 86 (0.27%) VPN
10 74 (0.23%) Broadband
11 65 (0.20%) SSH
12 49 (0.15%) AMQP
12 49 (0.15%) SMTP
13 45 (0.14%) FTP
14 41 (0.13%) Wireless
15 40 (0.12%) HTTPS
16 39 (0.12%) DHCP
16 39 (0.12%) Skype
17 37 (0.12%) Network Security
18 36 (0.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7,140 (22.24%) SQL Server
2 4,172 (13.00%) MySQL
3 2,400 (7.48%) NoSQL
4 1,772 (5.52%) MongoDB
5 1,328 (4.14%) Relational Database
6 1,211 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
7 817 (2.55%) Big Data
8 492 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 482 (1.50%) Redis
10 477 (1.49%) Blockchain
11 417 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 409 (1.27%) SQL Server 2016
13 395 (1.23%) Hadoop
14 348 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
15 312 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
16 305 (0.95%) RDBMS
17 286 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
18 262 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
19 236 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 224 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5,645 (17.59%) Git (software)
2 1,700 (5.30%) Visual Studio
3 1,639 (5.11%) Jenkins
4 1,444 (4.50%) Selenium
5 1,331 (4.15%) gulp
6 1,320 (4.11%) JIRA
7 1,241 (3.87%) Team Foundation Server
8 1,220 (3.80%) Subversion
9 1,129 (3.52%) webpack
10 932 (2.90%) Maven
11 918 (2.86%) Grunt
12 770 (2.40%) Jasmine
13 710 (2.21%) NUnit
14 702 (2.19%) JUnit
15 664 (2.07%) Cucumber
16 650 (2.02%) TeamCity
17 478 (1.49%) WebDriver
18 431 (1.34%) Karma Test Runner
19 403 (1.26%) Protractor
20 375 (1.17%) Mocha
General
1 4,873 (15.18%) Finance
2 1,689 (5.26%) Retail
3 1,523 (4.74%) Marketing
4 1,476 (4.60%) Advertising
5 1,100 (3.43%) Banking
6 1,065 (3.32%) Games
7 577 (1.80%) Telecoms
8 398 (1.24%) Manufacturing
9 313 (0.98%) Investment Banking
10 311 (0.97%) Legal
11 276 (0.86%) Electronics
12 267 (0.83%) Law
13 221 (0.69%) Financial Institution
14 213 (0.66%) Publishing
15 209 (0.65%) Automotive
16 189 (0.59%) Front Office
17 188 (0.59%) Back Office
18 149 (0.46%) Music Industry
19 110 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
20 92 (0.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 24,750 (77.11%) Developer
2 6,126 (19.08%) .NET Developer
3 4,820 (15.02%) C# Developer
4 4,343 (13.53%) Senior Developer
5 4,004 (12.47%) JavaScript Developer
6 3,745 (11.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3,400 (10.59%) Software Developer
8 3,313 (10.32%) C# .NET Developer
9 2,879 (8.97%) Java Developer
10 2,540 (7.91%) Web Developer
11 2,454 (7.65%) PHP Developer
12 2,114 (6.59%) Full Stack Developer
13 1,898 (5.91%) ASP.NET Developer
14 1,827 (5.69%) Software Engineer
15 1,685 (5.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 1,396 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 1,394 (4.34%) C# Software Developer
18 1,339 (4.17%) Angular Developer
19 1,332 (4.15%) Lead Developer
20 1,314 (4.09%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19,948 (62.15%) HTML
2 18,258 (56.88%) CSS
3 12,393 (38.61%) .NET
4 11,034 (34.37%) AngularJS
5 8,480 (26.42%) jQuery
6 7,898 (24.61%) ASP.NET
7 7,159 (22.30%) HTML5
8 6,104 (19.02%) React
9 5,266 (16.41%) Node.js
10 4,496 (14.01%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4,373 (13.62%) CSS3
12 4,232 (13.18%) Web Services
13 3,363 (10.48%) .NET Framework
14 3,209 (10.00%) RESTful
15 3,008 (9.37%) REST
16 2,940 (9.16%) XML
17 2,847 (8.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 2,826 (8.80%) ASP.NET Web API
19 2,543 (7.92%) Sass
20 2,495 (7.77%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3,330 (10.37%) User Experience
2 2,473 (7.70%) Computer Science
3 2,367 (7.37%) Greenfield Project
4 1,704 (5.31%) Mobile App
5 1,448 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
6 1,300 (4.05%) Fintech
7 898 (2.80%) Self-Motivation
8 862 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
9 362 (1.13%) Algorithms
10 345 (1.07%) Linux Command Line
11 302 (0.94%) Data Structures
12 301 (0.94%) Management Information System
13 195 (0.61%) Social Media
14 178 (0.55%) N-Tier
15 156 (0.49%) Hedge funds
16 150 (0.47%) Client/Server
17 142 (0.44%) W3C
18 140 (0.44%) Graphic Design
19 133 (0.41%) Virtual Team
20 131 (0.41%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3,362 (10.47%) Linux
2 1,744 (5.43%) Windows
3 1,117 (3.48%) Android
4 948 (2.95%) Apple iOS
5 842 (2.62%) Unix
6 364 (1.13%) Windows Server
7 166 (0.52%) CentOS
8 110 (0.34%) Ubuntu
9 90 (0.28%) Debian
10 80 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 74 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
12 72 (0.22%) Mac OS
13 66 (0.21%) Mac OS X
14 55 (0.17%) Solaris
15 47 (0.15%) Windows 10
16 46 (0.14%) Windows Phone
17 34 (0.11%) Nucleus RTOS
17 34 (0.11%) Windows 7
18 32 (0.100%) Windows Server 2008
19 28 (0.087%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14,238 (44.36%) Agile Software Development
2 9,671 (30.13%) MVC
3 6,294 (19.61%) Web Development
4 5,914 (18.42%) TDD
5 5,043 (15.71%) Front End Development
6 4,837 (15.07%) Software Engineering
7 4,728 (14.73%) Scrum
8 3,862 (12.03%) OO
9 2,904 (9.05%) Test Automation
10 2,801 (8.73%) Continuous Integration
11 2,683 (8.36%) BDD
12 2,675 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
13 2,456 (7.65%) DevOps
14 2,382 (7.42%) Unit Testing
15 2,350 (7.32%) E-Commerce
16 2,299 (7.16%) SDLC
17 2,229 (6.94%) OOP
18 2,065 (6.43%) Microservices
19 2,017 (6.28%) Mentoring
20 1,396 (4.35%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 13,330 (41.53%) C#
2 9,774 (30.45%) SQL
3 8,214 (25.59%) Java
4 5,751 (17.92%) PHP
5 3,574 (11.13%) Python
6 1,935 (6.03%) Ruby
7 1,531 (4.77%) C++
8 1,516 (4.72%) T-SQL
9 1,515 (4.72%) TypeScript
10 1,284 (4.00%) ES6
11 830 (2.59%) Scala
12 807 (2.51%) VB.NET
13 766 (2.39%) Java 8
14 730 (2.27%) PowerShell
15 617 (1.92%) C
16 616 (1.92%) Bash Shell
16 616 (1.92%) Perl
17 465 (1.45%) Go
18 420 (1.31%) PL/SQL
19 343 (1.07%) VB
Qualifications
1 3,823 (11.91%) Degree
2 1,161 (3.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 460 (1.43%) Security Cleared
4 327 (1.02%) Microsoft Certification
5 209 (0.65%) SC Cleared
6 139 (0.43%) PhD
7 108 (0.34%) DV Cleared
8 99 (0.31%) ISEB
9 96 (0.30%) Master's Degree
10 95 (0.30%) ISTQB
11 72 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
12 66 (0.21%) MCSD
13 63 (0.20%) AWS Certification
14 49 (0.15%) MCP
15 44 (0.14%) SAFe Agilist
16 42 (0.13%) HND
17 37 (0.12%) MCAD
18 30 (0.093%) MCTS
19 29 (0.090%) MCPD
19 29 (0.090%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,622 (5.05%) QA
2 123 (0.38%) GCP
3 91 (0.28%) SLA
4 88 (0.27%) PCI DSS
5 65 (0.20%) GDPR
6 47 (0.15%) WCAG
7 40 (0.12%) Data Quality
8 38 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 32 (0.100%) PMO
10 29 (0.090%) ISO 9001
11 22 (0.069%) Disclosure Scotland
12 20 (0.062%) WAI
13 18 (0.056%) MiFID
14 17 (0.053%) GAMP
15 12 (0.037%) Web Application Security Consortium
16 7 (0.022%) HL7
17 5 (0.016%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 5 (0.016%) SEPA
18 4 (0.012%) EMIR
18 4 (0.012%) OIPF
System Software
1 1,970 (6.14%) Docker
2 223 (0.69%) Active Directory
3 157 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 97 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
5 72 (0.22%) Hyper-V
6 55 (0.17%) vSphere
7 49 (0.15%) HDFS
8 30 (0.093%) Virtual Servers
8 30 (0.093%) VirtualBox
9 28 (0.087%) Virtual Desktop
10 27 (0.084%) Firmware
11 21 (0.065%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 17 (0.053%) Samba
13 16 (0.050%) Microsoft App-V
13 16 (0.050%) VMware ESXi
14 12 (0.037%) LXC
15 10 (0.031%) Apache Flume
16 6 (0.019%) KVM
16 6 (0.019%) Varnish
16 6 (0.019%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 707 (2.20%) Puppet
2 703 (2.19%) Ansible
3 493 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
4 444 (1.38%) Kubernetes
5 208 (0.65%) Terraform
6 103 (0.32%) Kibana
7 102 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
8 83 (0.26%) logstash
9 74 (0.23%) Docker Swarm
10 52 (0.16%) Prometheus
11 50 (0.16%) Nagios
12 46 (0.14%) Cobbler
13 45 (0.14%) Packer
14 40 (0.12%) vCenter Server
15 38 (0.12%) Salt
16 37 (0.12%) SCCM
17 36 (0.11%) vRealize
18 32 (0.100%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
19 31 (0.097%) HAProxy
20 29 (0.090%) Marathon
Vendors
1 4,310 (13.43%) Microsoft
2 1,807 (5.63%) Oracle
3 1,420 (4.42%) Google
4 642 (2.00%) Adobe
5 590 (1.84%) Zend
6 432 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
7 424 (1.32%) Xamarin
8 407 (1.27%) Twitter
9 392 (1.22%) SAP
10 329 (1.02%) Capita
11 310 (0.97%) Sitecore
12 250 (0.78%) VMware
13 206 (0.64%) ServiceNow
14 176 (0.55%) IBM
15 132 (0.41%) HP
15 132 (0.41%) Splunk
16 128 (0.40%) Apple
17 125 (0.39%) Red Hat
18 108 (0.34%) Atlassian
19 107 (0.33%) Tableau