Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 5 8
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 +3
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 31936 31554 33734
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.73% 16.97% 15.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.09% 31.99% 30.41%
Number of salaries quoted 28134 28289 30281
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 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 99518 98645 110931
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.25% 53.06% 51.82%
Number of salaries quoted 82187 84941 95299
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 13 December 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 13 December 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 30093 £45,500 +1.11% 2270
UK excluding London +3 19650 £42,000 +5.00% 1462
London -1 11738 £57,500 +4.55% 913
South East +4 6584 £45,000 +5.88% 395
North of England +2 4294 £40,000 +2.56% 430
Midlands +3 3151 £37,500 - 250
North West +4 2450 £41,250 +6.80% 239
South West 0 2255 £40,000 - 146
East of England 0 2065 £45,000 +12.50% 134
West Midlands 0 1951 £37,500 - 110
Yorkshire +1 1598 £40,000 - 164
East Midlands +2 1213 £37,500 - 138
Scotland -1 941 £40,000 - 75
Wales +1 326 £36,000 - 25
North East -6 244 £37,000 +2.24% 27
Northern Ireland -1 85 £36,500 +4.29% 6
Isle of Man -12 1 £50,000 +17.65% 1

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 20747 (64.96%) HTML
2 18915 (59.23%) CSS
3 14361 (44.97%) Agile Software Development
4 12816 (40.13%) C#
5 12441 (38.96%) .NET
6 11085 (34.71%) AngularJS
7 10112 (31.66%) MVC
8 9551 (29.91%) SQL
9 8974 (28.10%) jQuery
10 8040 (25.18%) Java
11 8035 (25.16%) ASP.NET
12 7802 (24.43%) HTML5
13 7562 (23.68%) SQL Server
14 6708 (21.00%) Web Development
15 6205 (19.43%) TDD
16 5989 (18.75%) PHP
17 5487 (17.18%) Node.js
18 5462 (17.10%) React
19 5358 (16.78%) Git (software)
20 5214 (16.33%) Front End Development
21 5094 (15.95%) Scrum
22 4987 (15.62%) Finance
23 4759 (14.90%) CSS3
24 4686 (14.67%) ASP.NET MVC
25 4516 (14.14%) Software Engineering
26 4361 (13.66%) MySQL
27 4258 (13.33%) Web Services
28 4202 (13.16%) Microsoft
29 4180 (13.09%) OO
30 4065 (12.73%) 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 1774 (5.55%) CMS
2 977 (3.06%) Apache
3 939 (2.94%) WordPress
4 922 (2.89%) IIS
5 878 (2.75%) SharePoint
6 805 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
7 599 (1.88%) Tomcat
8 527 (1.65%) Umbraco
9 504 (1.58%) Drupal
10 376 (1.18%) JBoss
11 334 (1.05%) Apache Spark
12 329 (1.03%) Confluence
13 296 (0.93%) nginx
14 261 (0.82%) WebSphere
15 236 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
16 213 (0.67%) Apache Solr
17 209 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
18 184 (0.58%) EPiServer
19 178 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
20 168 (0.53%) WebLogic
Applications
1 799 (2.50%) Photoshop
2 440 (1.38%) Adobe Illustrator
3 296 (0.93%) Microsoft Office
4 237 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 204 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
6 65 (0.20%) InVision
7 62 (0.19%) InDesign
8 50 (0.16%) InfoPath
9 42 (0.13%) Chatbot
10 37 (0.12%) MS Visio
11 33 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 27 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
12 27 (0.085%) SPSS
13 23 (0.072%) GIMP
14 20 (0.063%) FileZilla
15 17 (0.053%) UXPin
16 13 (0.041%) Acrobat
16 13 (0.041%) Adobe After Effects
17 11 (0.034%) Fireworks
17 11 (0.034%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 564 (1.77%) Magento
2 487 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 107 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
4 68 (0.21%) NetSuite
5 62 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
6 52 (0.16%) Shopify
7 35 (0.11%) WebTrends
8 34 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
9 30 (0.094%) Dynamics NAV
10 29 (0.091%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 28 (0.088%) Adobe Campaign
11 28 (0.088%) Eloqua
12 26 (0.081%) Dynamics AX
13 19 (0.059%) Oracle EBS
14 16 (0.050%) OpenCart
15 14 (0.044%) Dynamics GP
16 10 (0.031%) SAP Business One
17 9 (0.028%) MetaTrader
18 8 (0.025%) Unit4 Business World
19 7 (0.022%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 2809 (8.80%) Amazon AWS
2 2655 (8.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 1419 (4.44%) SaaS
4 960 (3.01%) GitHub
5 586 (1.83%) npm
6 315 (0.99%) Office 365
7 281 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
8 244 (0.76%) PaaS
9 239 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
10 189 (0.59%) Google Analytics
11 181 (0.57%) Serverless
12 161 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
13 141 (0.44%) IaaS
14 137 (0.43%) Amazon S3
15 129 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
16 93 (0.29%) Heroku
17 89 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
18 87 (0.27%) Slack
19 71 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
20 61 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 768 (2.40%) Internet
2 684 (2.14%) HTTP
3 211 (0.66%) Intranet
4 187 (0.59%) TCP/IP
5 167 (0.52%) SMS
6 155 (0.49%) Firewall
7 153 (0.48%) SSL
8 131 (0.41%) DNS
9 88 (0.28%) SMTP
10 78 (0.24%) Wireless
11 70 (0.22%) FTP
11 70 (0.22%) LDAP
12 65 (0.20%) Network Security
13 64 (0.20%) VPN
14 61 (0.19%) Skype
15 57 (0.18%) AMQP
16 52 (0.16%) HTTPS
17 44 (0.14%) Broadband
18 40 (0.13%) ATM
19 36 (0.11%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7562 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 4361 (13.66%) MySQL
3 2342 (7.33%) NoSQL
4 1695 (5.31%) MongoDB
5 1476 (4.62%) Relational Database
6 1012 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
7 777 (2.43%) Big Data
8 621 (1.94%) Redis
9 528 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
9 528 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 488 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 420 (1.32%) Hadoop
12 405 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
13 367 (1.15%) RDBMS
14 362 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
15 358 (1.12%) SQL Server 2016
16 356 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
17 245 (0.77%) Blockchain
18 222 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 216 (0.68%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5358 (16.78%) Git (software)
2 1760 (5.51%) Visual Studio
3 1550 (4.85%) Jenkins
4 1448 (4.53%) Subversion
5 1380 (4.32%) JIRA
6 1273 (3.99%) Selenium
7 1197 (3.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 1188 (3.72%) gulp
9 910 (2.85%) Maven
10 889 (2.78%) Grunt
11 845 (2.65%) NUnit
12 844 (2.64%) webpack
13 750 (2.35%) Jasmine
14 746 (2.34%) JUnit
15 727 (2.28%) TeamCity
16 618 (1.94%) Cucumber
17 426 (1.33%) WebDriver
18 387 (1.21%) Mocha
19 382 (1.20%) Bitbucket
20 375 (1.17%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 4987 (15.62%) Finance
2 1771 (5.55%) Retail
3 1757 (5.50%) Marketing
4 1405 (4.40%) Banking
5 1077 (3.37%) Games
6 1043 (3.27%) Advertising
7 681 (2.13%) Telecoms
8 469 (1.47%) Manufacturing
9 466 (1.46%) Investment Banking
10 447 (1.40%) Electronics
11 340 (1.06%) Legal
12 338 (1.06%) Front Office
13 276 (0.86%) Retail Banking
14 266 (0.83%) Publishing
15 252 (0.79%) Automotive
16 240 (0.75%) Law
17 219 (0.69%) Music Industry
18 206 (0.65%) Back Office
19 161 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
20 156 (0.49%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24722 (77.41%) Developer
2 6341 (19.86%) .NET Developer
3 4778 (14.96%) C# Developer
4 4412 (13.82%) Senior Developer
5 4289 (13.43%) JavaScript Developer
6 3676 (11.51%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3503 (10.97%) C# .NET Developer
8 3065 (9.60%) Software Developer
9 2870 (8.99%) Java Developer
10 2846 (8.91%) PHP Developer
11 2816 (8.82%) Web Developer
12 2197 (6.88%) Full Stack Developer
13 2127 (6.66%) ASP.NET Developer
14 1861 (5.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 1835 (5.75%) Software Engineer
16 1565 (4.90%) HTML Developer
17 1469 (4.60%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 1423 (4.46%) Junior
19 1386 (4.34%) Angular Developer
20 1381 (4.32%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20747 (64.96%) HTML
2 18915 (59.23%) CSS
3 12441 (38.96%) .NET
4 11085 (34.71%) AngularJS
5 8974 (28.10%) jQuery
6 8035 (25.16%) ASP.NET
7 7802 (24.43%) HTML5
8 5487 (17.18%) Node.js
9 5462 (17.10%) React
10 4759 (14.90%) CSS3
11 4686 (14.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4258 (13.33%) Web Services
13 3204 (10.03%) .NET Framework
14 3198 (10.01%) XML
15 3016 (9.44%) REST
16 2939 (9.20%) RESTful
17 2907 (9.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 2844 (8.91%) ASP.NET Web API
19 2649 (8.29%) Sass
20 2495 (7.81%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3531 (11.06%) User Experience
2 2681 (8.39%) Computer Science
3 2144 (6.71%) Greenfield Project
4 1756 (5.50%) Mobile App
5 1608 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
6 1143 (3.58%) Fintech
7 815 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
8 452 (1.42%) Algorithms
9 287 (0.90%) Social Media
10 284 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
11 275 (0.86%) Data Structures
12 241 (0.75%) N-Tier
13 222 (0.70%) Client/Server
14 211 (0.66%) iPad
15 189 (0.59%) Management Information System
16 176 (0.55%) Hedge funds
17 163 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 145 (0.45%) W3C
19 140 (0.44%) Graphic Design
20 139 (0.44%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 3228 (10.11%) Linux
2 1944 (6.09%) Windows
3 1261 (3.95%) Android
4 1128 (3.53%) Apple iOS
5 938 (2.94%) Unix
6 349 (1.09%) Windows Server
7 122 (0.38%) Ubuntu
8 112 (0.35%) CentOS
9 95 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 91 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 83 (0.26%) Mac OS X
12 75 (0.23%) Debian
13 74 (0.23%) Windows 7
14 68 (0.21%) Windows 10
15 56 (0.18%) Solaris
16 49 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
17 45 (0.14%) Mac OS
18 42 (0.13%) Windows Phone
19 39 (0.12%) AIX
20 26 (0.081%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14361 (44.97%) Agile Software Development
2 10112 (31.66%) MVC
3 6708 (21.00%) Web Development
4 6205 (19.43%) TDD
5 5214 (16.33%) Front End Development
6 5094 (15.95%) Scrum
7 4516 (14.14%) Software Engineering
8 4180 (13.09%) OO
9 2787 (8.73%) BDD
10 2778 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
11 2751 (8.61%) Test Automation
12 2505 (7.84%) E-Commerce
13 2499 (7.83%) Unit Testing
14 2480 (7.77%) SDLC
15 2362 (7.40%) OOP
16 2068 (6.48%) Mentoring
17 2050 (6.42%) DevOps
18 1866 (5.84%) Microservices
19 1574 (4.93%) Open Source
20 1407 (4.41%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 12816 (40.13%) C#
2 9551 (29.91%) SQL
3 8040 (25.18%) Java
4 5989 (18.75%) PHP
5 3293 (10.31%) Python
6 1902 (5.96%) Ruby
7 1761 (5.51%) T-SQL
8 1486 (4.65%) C++
9 1217 (3.81%) TypeScript
10 1190 (3.73%) ES6
11 1021 (3.20%) VB.NET
12 710 (2.22%) C
13 686 (2.15%) Scala
14 589 (1.84%) Perl
15 542 (1.70%) PowerShell
16 503 (1.58%) Bash Shell
17 443 (1.39%) VB
18 415 (1.30%) Go
19 365 (1.14%) Groovy
20 356 (1.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4065 (12.73%) Degree
2 1335 (4.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 439 (1.37%) Security Cleared
4 378 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 205 (0.64%) SC Cleared
6 157 (0.49%) PhD
7 102 (0.32%) MCP
8 95 (0.30%) ISTQB
9 87 (0.27%) ISEB
10 78 (0.24%) DV Cleared
10 78 (0.24%) MCSD
11 67 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
12 59 (0.18%) Master's Degree
13 51 (0.16%) HND
14 50 (0.16%) MCAD
15 43 (0.13%) CCNA
15 43 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
16 40 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 38 (0.12%) PMI Certification
18 37 (0.12%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1697 (5.31%) QA
2 108 (0.34%) SLA
3 67 (0.21%) GCP
4 63 (0.20%) WCAG
5 50 (0.16%) PCI DSS
6 42 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 37 (0.12%) Data Quality
8 33 (0.10%) ISO 9001
9 27 (0.085%) WAI
10 21 (0.066%) PMO
11 20 (0.063%) MiFID
12 13 (0.041%) EMIR
13 11 (0.034%) COBIT
13 11 (0.034%) GAMP
14 10 (0.031%) GDPR
15 9 (0.028%) Disclosure Scotland
15 9 (0.028%) HL7
15 9 (0.028%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 8 (0.025%) DICOM
17 7 (0.022%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 1714 (5.37%) Docker
2 174 (0.54%) Active Directory
3 115 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 73 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
5 58 (0.18%) HDFS
6 42 (0.13%) Hyper-V
7 23 (0.072%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 23 (0.072%) Firmware
8 22 (0.069%) vSphere
9 18 (0.056%) Samba
10 14 (0.044%) VirtualBox
11 13 (0.041%) Varnish
11 13 (0.041%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (0.025%) Apache Flume
12 8 (0.025%) Microsoft App-V
12 8 (0.025%) Squid
12 8 (0.025%) Virtual Servers
13 7 (0.022%) Snort
13 7 (0.022%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 7 (0.022%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 618 (1.94%) Puppet
2 502 (1.57%) Ansible
3 446 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
4 355 (1.11%) Kubernetes
5 161 (0.50%) Terraform
6 112 (0.35%) Kibana
7 64 (0.20%) logstash
8 58 (0.18%) Nagios
9 51 (0.16%) Salt
10 50 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 44 (0.14%) Capistrano
11 44 (0.14%) PowerBroker
12 42 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
13 41 (0.13%) Packer
14 36 (0.11%) Grafana
15 30 (0.094%) Prometheus
16 26 (0.081%) HAProxy
17 25 (0.078%) Cobbler
18 24 (0.075%) Consul
18 24 (0.075%) Graphite
Vendors
1 4202 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 1900 (5.95%) Oracle
3 1286 (4.03%) Google
4 755 (2.36%) Zend
5 732 (2.29%) Adobe
6 465 (1.46%) SAP
7 420 (1.32%) Xamarin
8 344 (1.08%) Sitecore
9 312 (0.98%) Twitter
10 268 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
11 234 (0.73%) IBM
12 196 (0.61%) VMware
13 186 (0.58%) Sybase
14 174 (0.54%) ServiceNow
15 155 (0.49%) Facebook
16 143 (0.45%) Capita
16 143 (0.45%) HP
17 137 (0.43%) Apple
17 137 (0.43%) Telerik
18 135 (0.42%) Splunk