Period
to 2 December 2021

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 2 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK
6 months to
2 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 8 4 7
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3 -1
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 22,027 11,038 22,554
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 17.07% 19.82% 16.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.10% 33.60% 31.21%
Number of salaries quoted 14,097 9,813 19,420
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,750 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £54,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.48% +8.00% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 68,619 32,855 72,257
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.19% 59.01% 53.80%
Number of salaries quoted 46,199 28,318 60,141
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £80,000 £73,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

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 2 December 2021.

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 2 December 2021. 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 -3 19,582 £57,500 +4.55% 3,810
London +3 10,189 £70,000 +3.70% 1,475
UK excluding London -4 9,910 £50,000 +5.26% 2,558
Work from Home -2 5,724 £57,000 +8.57% 980
South East -1 3,305 £50,000 - 466
North of England -5 2,361 £50,000 +5.26% 836
Midlands -2 1,451 £48,500 +7.78% 489
South West -2 1,356 £50,000 +11.11% 309
North West -5 1,222 £50,000 +5.26% 473
West Midlands -2 955 £50,000 +11.11% 313
Yorkshire -4 952 £50,000 +11.11% 260
Scotland -6 689 £47,500 +5.56% 186
East of England -17 508 £55,000 +22.22% 210
East Midlands -1 496 £47,000 +13.25% 175
North East -8 187 £37,500 -16.67% 103
Wales -15 169 £55,000 +22.22% 43
Northern Ireland -7 116 £40,000 - 21

For the 6 months to 2 December 2021, 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 10,913 (49.54%) React
2 10,025 (45.51%) Agile Software Development
3 9,025 (40.97%) HTML
4 8,718 (39.58%) CSS
5 6,199 (28.14%) C#
6 6,158 (27.96%) Full Stack Development
7 5,977 (27.13%) Node.js
8 5,852 (26.57%) Software Engineering
9 5,806 (26.36%) AWS
10 5,726 (26.00%) TypeScript
11 5,461 (24.79%) AngularJS
12 5,211 (23.66%) .NET
13 5,135 (23.31%) Java
14 5,083 (23.08%) Azure
15 4,973 (22.58%) SQL
16 4,623 (20.99%) Python
17 4,577 (20.78%) Git (software)
18 4,234 (19.22%) DevOps
19 4,108 (18.65%) Docker
20 4,051 (18.39%) Social Skills
21 4,029 (18.29%) Finance
22 3,764 (17.09%) Front End Development
23 3,536 (16.05%) TDD
24 3,296 (14.96%) PHP
25 3,256 (14.78%) User Experience
26 3,112 (14.13%) Microservices
27 2,902 (13.17%) Vue.js
28 2,897 (13.15%) Kubernetes
29 2,865 (13.01%) HTML5
30 2,855 (12.96%) REST

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 1,106 (5.02%) CMS
2 754 (3.42%) WordPress
3 706 (3.21%) Elasticsearch
4 471 (2.14%) Apache
5 417 (1.89%) Confluence
6 312 (1.42%) SharePoint
7 232 (1.05%) Umbraco
8 218 (0.99%) nginx
9 199 (0.90%) Drupal
10 197 (0.89%) Apache Spark
11 189 (0.86%) IIS
12 164 (0.74%) Tomcat
13 152 (0.69%) Headless CMS
14 149 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
15 139 (0.63%) EPiServer
16 128 (0.58%) Kentico
17 127 (0.58%) Apache Solr
18 95 (0.43%) GeoServer
19 73 (0.33%) IBM Domino
20 69 (0.31%) JBoss
Applications
1 294 (1.33%) Figma
2 229 (1.04%) Sketch
3 160 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
4 152 (0.69%) Photoshop
5 124 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
6 117 (0.53%) Adobe XD
7 94 (0.43%) InVision
8 88 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
9 78 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 45 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 40 (0.18%) Chatbot
12 36 (0.16%) MS Visio
13 32 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
14 23 (0.10%) GIMP
15 22 (0.100%) InDesign
16 12 (0.054%) Marvel
17 10 (0.045%) OmniGraffle
17 10 (0.045%) UXPin
18 9 (0.041%) Zeplin
19 8 (0.036%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 188 (0.85%) Magento
2 138 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 135 (0.61%) Shopify
4 129 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
5 117 (0.53%) NetSuite
6 56 (0.25%) Sentinel
7 38 (0.17%) SAP Business ByDesign
8 24 (0.11%) WebTrends
9 22 (0.100%) Summit
10 19 (0.086%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 15 (0.068%) Distributed Ledger
12 13 (0.059%) Adobe Campaign
12 13 (0.059%) SAP S/4HANA
13 12 (0.054%) Remedy ITSM
14 11 (0.050%) SAP Hybris
15 9 (0.041%) Dynamics NAV
15 9 (0.041%) SDL Web 8
16 8 (0.036%) Dynamics AX
16 8 (0.036%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
17 6 (0.027%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 5,806 (26.36%) AWS
2 5,083 (23.08%) Azure
3 2,028 (9.21%) Serverless
4 1,957 (8.88%) GCP
5 1,859 (8.44%) SaaS
6 1,513 (6.87%) GitHub
7 1,045 (4.74%) AWS Lambda
8 734 (3.33%) Amazon S3
9 695 (3.16%) npm
10 434 (1.97%) AWS CloudFormation
11 382 (1.73%) Amazon SQS
12 377 (1.71%) PaaS
13 336 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
14 326 (1.48%) Power Platform
15 325 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
15 325 (1.48%) OpenShift
16 239 (1.09%) Heroku
17 225 (1.02%) AWS Step Functions
18 222 (1.01%) Dynamics 365
19 218 (0.99%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 807 (3.66%) HTTP
2 355 (1.61%) Internet
3 315 (1.43%) Broadband
4 129 (0.59%) TCP/IP
5 122 (0.55%) DNS
6 75 (0.34%) SSH
7 72 (0.33%) Firewall
8 66 (0.30%) SSL
9 56 (0.25%) Bluetooth
10 55 (0.25%) Skype
11 50 (0.23%) MQTT
12 42 (0.19%) SMTP
13 35 (0.16%) DVB
14 34 (0.15%) Intranet
15 32 (0.15%) FTP
16 30 (0.14%) Calico
16 30 (0.14%) VPN
17 28 (0.13%) Wireless
18 27 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
19 25 (0.11%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,814 (12.78%) SQL Server
2 2,555 (11.60%) MySQL
3 1,666 (7.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1,530 (6.95%) NoSQL
5 1,401 (6.36%) MongoDB
6 1,060 (4.81%) Relational Database
7 887 (4.03%) Redis
8 704 (3.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 376 (1.71%) Amazon RDS
10 374 (1.70%) Big Data
11 242 (1.10%) RDBMS
12 207 (0.94%) Blockchain
13 205 (0.93%) Amazon Aurora
14 200 (0.91%) Power BI
15 193 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
16 159 (0.72%) MariaDB
17 148 (0.67%) Oracle Database
18 144 (0.65%) GIS
19 136 (0.62%) Azure SQL Database
20 121 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4,577 (20.78%) Git (software)
2 1,647 (7.48%) Jenkins
3 1,228 (5.57%) webpack
4 1,110 (5.04%) JIRA
5 949 (4.31%) Selenium
6 852 (3.87%) Cypress.io
7 505 (2.29%) Cucumber
8 494 (2.24%) Visual Studio
9 452 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
10 450 (2.04%) gulp
11 417 (1.89%) Postman
12 410 (1.86%) GitLab
13 396 (1.80%) TeamCity
14 373 (1.69%) Mocha
15 346 (1.57%) Octopus Deploy
16 336 (1.53%) Bitbucket
17 314 (1.43%) Jasmine
18 309 (1.40%) CircleCI
19 275 (1.25%) NUnit
20 263 (1.19%) Maven
General
1 4,051 (18.39%) Social Skills
2 4,029 (18.29%) Finance
3 1,427 (6.48%) Marketing
4 1,303 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1,035 (4.70%) Retail
6 708 (3.21%) Banking
7 695 (3.16%) Games
8 565 (2.57%) Front Office
9 517 (2.35%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 408 (1.85%) Public Sector
11 379 (1.72%) Law
12 352 (1.60%) Manufacturing
13 305 (1.38%) Advertising
14 265 (1.20%) Organisational Skills
15 255 (1.16%) Legal
16 243 (1.10%) Telecoms
17 191 (0.87%) Publishing
18 183 (0.83%) Financial Institution
19 165 (0.75%) Automotive
20 156 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13,789 (62.60%) Developer
2 3,040 (13.80%) Software Engineer
3 2,814 (12.78%) Senior Developer
4 2,344 (10.64%) Full Stack Developer
5 2,304 (10.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1,779 (8.08%) React Developer
7 1,773 (8.05%) .NET Developer
8 1,748 (7.94%) Software Developer
9 1,306 (5.93%) PHP Developer
10 1,230 (5.58%) JavaScript Developer
11 1,167 (5.30%) C# Developer
12 1,030 (4.68%) Java Developer
13 814 (3.70%) Senior Software Engineer
14 797 (3.62%) Web Developer
15 795 (3.61%) Lead Developer
16 656 (2.98%) Developer/Software Engineer
17 646 (2.93%) C# .NET Developer
18 486 (2.21%) Senior Software Developer
19 484 (2.20%) Angular Developer
20 479 (2.17%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10,913 (49.54%) React
2 9,025 (40.97%) HTML
3 8,718 (39.58%) CSS
4 5,977 (27.13%) Node.js
5 5,461 (24.79%) AngularJS
6 5,211 (23.66%) .NET
7 2,902 (13.17%) Vue.js
8 2,865 (13.01%) HTML5
9 2,855 (12.96%) REST
10 2,732 (12.40%) Web Services
11 2,319 (10.53%) jQuery
12 2,206 (10.01%) RESTful
13 1,983 (9.00%) ASP.NET
14 1,969 (8.94%) .NET Core
15 1,687 (7.66%) CSS3
16 1,681 (7.63%) Redux
17 1,545 (7.01%) Sass
18 1,455 (6.61%) GraphQL
19 1,454 (6.60%) .NET Framework
20 1,360 (6.17%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3,256 (14.78%) User Experience
2 1,513 (6.87%) Greenfield Project
3 1,118 (5.08%) Mobile App
4 842 (3.82%) Self-Motivation
5 545 (2.47%) Algorithms
6 543 (2.47%) Cloud Native
7 521 (2.37%) Virtual Team
8 473 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
9 443 (2.01%) Hedge funds
10 362 (1.64%) Data Structures
11 353 (1.60%) Equities
12 347 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 322 (1.46%) Fixed Income
14 317 (1.44%) Social Media
15 293 (1.33%) Derivative
16 273 (1.24%) Blog
17 229 (1.04%) e-Learning
18 227 (1.03%) Management Information System
19 209 (0.95%) Legacy Code
20 197 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1,799 (8.17%) Linux
2 871 (3.95%) Windows
3 769 (3.49%) Android
4 762 (3.46%) Apple iOS
5 417 (1.89%) Unix
6 197 (0.89%) Ubuntu
7 109 (0.49%) Windows Server
8 103 (0.47%) Mac OS
9 100 (0.45%) CentOS
10 82 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 52 (0.24%) Debian
12 27 (0.12%) Alpine Linux
12 27 (0.12%) VMS
13 19 (0.086%) Mesosphere
14 12 (0.054%) Solaris
15 11 (0.050%) Windows 10
16 7 (0.032%) Mac OS X
16 7 (0.032%) Windows Server 2012
17 5 (0.023%) Windows Server 2008
17 5 (0.023%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 10,025 (45.51%) Agile Software Development
2 6,158 (27.96%) Full Stack Development
3 5,852 (26.57%) Software Engineering
4 4,234 (19.22%) DevOps
5 3,764 (17.09%) Front End Development
6 3,536 (16.05%) TDD
7 3,112 (14.13%) Microservices
8 2,818 (12.79%) Test Automation
9 2,801 (12.72%) Problem-Solving
10 2,660 (12.08%) MVC
11 2,630 (11.94%) Scrum
12 2,545 (11.55%) Web Development
13 2,477 (11.25%) Mentoring
14 2,120 (9.62%) Computer Science
15 1,946 (8.83%) Continuous Integration
16 1,836 (8.34%) SDLC
17 1,780 (8.08%) Unit Testing
18 1,771 (8.04%) OO
19 1,626 (7.38%) E-Commerce
20 1,565 (7.10%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6,199 (28.14%) C#
2 5,726 (26.00%) TypeScript
3 5,135 (23.31%) Java
4 4,973 (22.58%) SQL
5 4,623 (20.99%) Python
6 3,296 (14.96%) PHP
7 1,268 (5.76%) ES6
8 1,083 (4.92%) Go
9 975 (4.43%) Ruby
10 896 (4.07%) C++
11 746 (3.39%) Kotlin
12 719 (3.26%) Scala
13 625 (2.84%) T-SQL
14 580 (2.63%) C
15 519 (2.36%) PowerShell
16 456 (2.07%) Bash Shell
17 342 (1.55%) Java 8
18 329 (1.49%) Perl
19 275 (1.25%) VB.NET
20 229 (1.04%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 2,498 (11.34%) Degree
2 1,101 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 458 (2.08%) Security Cleared
4 266 (1.21%) SC Cleared
5 199 (0.90%) Master's Degree
6 143 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
7 97 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 89 (0.40%) AWS Certification
9 74 (0.34%) PhD
10 73 (0.33%) SANS
11 72 (0.33%) ISTQB
12 69 (0.31%) DV Cleared
13 56 (0.25%) GCFA
13 56 (0.25%) GCIA
13 56 (0.25%) GCIH
14 53 (0.24%) GCFE
15 36 (0.16%) DBS Check
16 32 (0.15%) ISEB
17 31 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
18 30 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,790 (8.13%) QA
2 877 (3.98%) Accessibility
3 115 (0.52%) SLA
4 103 (0.47%) GDPR
5 98 (0.44%) WCAG
6 66 (0.30%) Data Quality
7 53 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 38 (0.17%) PCI DSS
9 25 (0.11%) GRC
10 19 (0.086%) WAI
11 13 (0.059%) PSD2
12 10 (0.045%) HIPAA
12 10 (0.045%) ISO 13485
12 10 (0.045%) NIST
12 10 (0.045%) SOC 2
13 9 (0.041%) HL7
14 8 (0.036%) MISRA
15 7 (0.032%) PMO
16 6 (0.027%) Def Stans
16 6 (0.027%) DICOM
System Software
1 4,108 (18.65%) Docker
2 78 (0.35%) Active Directory
3 56 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
4 41 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
5 36 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 21 (0.095%) Firmware
7 15 (0.068%) Hyper-V
7 15 (0.068%) Varnish
8 14 (0.064%) VirtualBox
9 13 (0.059%) ISA Server
9 13 (0.059%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (0.054%) vSphere
11 11 (0.050%) Virtual Servers
12 10 (0.045%) KVM
13 8 (0.036%) etcd
14 7 (0.032%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 5 (0.023%) HDFS
15 5 (0.023%) Xen
16 2 (0.009%) Ceph
16 2 (0.009%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2,897 (13.15%) Kubernetes
2 1,538 (6.98%) Terraform
3 619 (2.81%) Ansible
4 307 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
5 300 (1.36%) Grafana
6 263 (1.19%) Puppet
7 157 (0.71%) Prometheus
8 121 (0.55%) Kibana
9 72 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
10 71 (0.32%) logstash
11 54 (0.25%) Consul
12 42 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
12 42 (0.19%) Opsgenie
13 39 (0.18%) Istio
13 39 (0.18%) ZABBIX
14 38 (0.17%) Graphite
15 31 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
16 26 (0.12%) HAProxy
16 26 (0.12%) MIIS
17 22 (0.100%) Graylog
Vendors
1 1,960 (8.90%) Microsoft
2 1,549 (7.03%) Google
3 811 (3.68%) Oracle
4 527 (2.39%) Adobe
5 432 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
6 238 (1.08%) SAP
7 192 (0.87%) Sitecore
7 192 (0.87%) Zend
8 176 (0.80%) Xamarin
9 163 (0.74%) Apple
10 155 (0.70%) Red Hat
11 154 (0.70%) New Relic
12 141 (0.64%) Atlassian
13 137 (0.62%) ServiceNow
14 124 (0.56%) Splunk
15 120 (0.54%) WooCommerce
16 118 (0.54%) IBM
17 93 (0.42%) Facebook
18 80 (0.36%) VMware
19 78 (0.35%) LexisNexis