Period
to 8 April 2020

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 8 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 20,714 25,602 32,322
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 17.90% 17.16% 18.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.87% 31.42% 32.37%
Number of salaries quoted 19,352 23,154 30,035
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.53% +3.33%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,200 £29,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% 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 63,025 81,492 99,861
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.45% 54.62% 55.99%
Number of salaries quoted 51,966 67,020 84,073
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year +2.22% +2.86% +2.94%

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 8 April 2020.

Salary histogram for JavaScript in the UK

JavaScript
Top 19 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 8 April 2020. 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 19,023 £52,500 +5.00% 2,771
UK excluding London 0 12,234 £45,000 - 2,004
London -1 7,985 £67,500 +8.00% 940
South East 0 4,194 £47,500 +5.56% 486
North of England +1 2,749 £45,000 +5.88% 595
Work from Home 0 1,869 £50,000 - 257
South West 0 1,639 £45,000 +7.14% 251
Midlands -2 1,563 £43,000 +7.50% 301
North West -1 1,464 £47,500 +5.56% 313
Yorkshire 0 1,051 £43,500 +2.35% 193
West Midlands +4 898 £45,000 +7.14% 171
Scotland +2 859 £45,000 - 89
East of England -3 794 £50,000 +5.26% 194
East Midlands +1 665 £42,500 +10.39% 130
Wales -3 306 £42,500 +13.33% 72
North East +6 235 £45,000 +5.88% 89
Northern Ireland +2 144 £50,000 +5.26% 15
Channel Islands +3 6 £65,000 +73.33% 1
Isle of Man - 2 £53,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, 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 10,210 (49.29%) HTML
2 9,594 (46.32%) CSS
3 9,324 (45.01%) Agile Software Development
4 8,402 (40.56%) C#
5 7,572 (36.55%) .NET
6 6,889 (33.26%) AngularJS
7 6,081 (29.36%) React
8 5,188 (25.05%) SQL
9 4,896 (23.64%) MVC
10 4,622 (22.31%) Java
11 4,365 (21.07%) Node.js
12 4,236 (20.45%) Azure
13 4,174 (20.15%) ASP.NET
14 4,001 (19.32%) Software Engineering
15 3,932 (18.98%) SQL Server
16 3,919 (18.92%) AWS
17 3,741 (18.06%) Git (software)
18 3,647 (17.61%) TDD
19 3,464 (16.72%) Front End Development
20 3,277 (15.82%) Finance
21 3,276 (15.82%) jQuery
22 3,202 (15.46%) HTML5
23 3,129 (15.11%) Python
24 3,084 (14.89%) Scrum
25 3,008 (14.52%) PHP
26 2,962 (14.30%) Web Development
27 2,816 (13.59%) DevOps
28 2,740 (13.23%) Web Services
29 2,567 (12.39%) Microservices
30 2,507 (12.10%) TypeScript

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
1 755 (3.64%) Elasticsearch
2 696 (3.36%) CMS
3 455 (2.20%) WordPress
4 351 (1.69%) SharePoint
5 278 (1.34%) Apache
6 271 (1.31%) IIS
7 264 (1.27%) Confluence
8 200 (0.97%) Tomcat
9 188 (0.91%) Apache Spark
10 176 (0.85%) Umbraco
11 157 (0.76%) Drupal
12 141 (0.68%) nginx
13 138 (0.67%) EPiServer
14 117 (0.56%) JBoss
15 107 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
16 74 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 58 (0.28%) OpenStack
17 58 (0.28%) WebSphere
18 55 (0.27%) ArcGIS
19 51 (0.25%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 194 (0.94%) Photoshop
2 149 (0.72%) Sketch
3 140 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
4 131 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
5 101 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
6 92 (0.44%) InVision
7 72 (0.35%) Zeplin
8 64 (0.31%) Adobe XD
9 57 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 47 (0.23%) Chatbot
11 31 (0.15%) MS Visio
12 27 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 22 (0.11%) InfoPath
14 17 (0.082%) Figma
15 14 (0.068%) Spreadsheet
16 11 (0.053%) Marvel
17 10 (0.048%) Fireworks
17 10 (0.048%) InDesign
18 6 (0.029%) GIMP
18 6 (0.029%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 353 (1.70%) Magento
2 235 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 109 (0.53%) FINCAD Analytics
4 71 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
5 65 (0.31%) Shopify
6 63 (0.30%) NetSuite
7 32 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
8 19 (0.092%) Remedy ITSM
9 13 (0.063%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 12 (0.058%) Distributed Ledger
11 10 (0.048%) Endur
11 10 (0.048%) Oracle EBS
11 10 (0.048%) Oracle EBS R12
11 10 (0.048%) SAP Hybris
12 9 (0.043%) Dynamics NAV
12 9 (0.043%) Oracle Applications
12 9 (0.043%) SAP S/4HANA
12 9 (0.043%) Temenos T24
13 8 (0.039%) Eloqua
13 8 (0.039%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 4,236 (20.45%) Azure
2 3,919 (18.92%) AWS
3 1,059 (5.11%) SaaS
4 937 (4.52%) GCP
5 657 (3.17%) Serverless
6 557 (2.69%) GitHub
7 428 (2.07%) npm
8 343 (1.66%) AWS Lambda
9 248 (1.20%) PaaS
10 208 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
11 195 (0.94%) Office 365
12 180 (0.87%) Power Platform
13 174 (0.84%) Dynamics 365
14 165 (0.80%) Amazon S3
15 158 (0.76%) OpenShift
16 156 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
17 142 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
18 122 (0.59%) Google Analytics
19 120 (0.58%) Amazon ECS
20 112 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 419 (2.02%) Internet
2 248 (1.20%) HTTP
3 151 (0.73%) TCP/IP
4 90 (0.43%) Firewall
4 90 (0.43%) Intranet
5 70 (0.34%) DNS
5 70 (0.34%) Wireshark
6 59 (0.28%) SSL
7 45 (0.22%) VoIP
8 41 (0.20%) VPN
9 34 (0.16%) Network Security
10 31 (0.15%) Skype
11 30 (0.14%) SSH
11 30 (0.14%) Wireless
12 21 (0.10%) RTP
12 21 (0.10%) SMS
13 18 (0.087%) Extranet
14 16 (0.077%) Wi-Fi
15 14 (0.068%) Bluetooth
16 13 (0.063%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,932 (18.98%) SQL Server
2 2,258 (10.90%) MySQL
3 1,220 (5.89%) MongoDB
4 1,135 (5.48%) NoSQL
5 949 (4.58%) PostgreSQL
6 768 (3.71%) Relational Database
7 477 (2.30%) Big Data
8 404 (1.95%) Redis
9 332 (1.60%) SQL Server 2019
10 266 (1.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 255 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 237 (1.14%) Hadoop
13 235 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 227 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
15 203 (0.98%) Amazon Athena
16 188 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
17 135 (0.65%) Power BI
17 135 (0.65%) RDBMS
18 132 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
19 128 (0.62%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 3,741 (18.06%) Git (software)
2 1,160 (5.60%) Jenkins
3 900 (4.34%) JIRA
4 895 (4.32%) webpack
5 849 (4.10%) Visual Studio
6 829 (4.00%) Selenium
7 590 (2.85%) gulp
8 515 (2.49%) Team Foundation Server
9 434 (2.10%) Cucumber
10 395 (1.91%) Grunt
11 392 (1.89%) Maven
12 362 (1.75%) Jasmine
13 361 (1.74%) TeamCity
14 324 (1.56%) Subversion
15 296 (1.43%) Bitbucket
16 288 (1.39%) NUnit
17 275 (1.33%) JUnit
18 240 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
19 222 (1.07%) Mocha
20 219 (1.06%) Cypress.io
General
1 3,277 (15.82%) Finance
2 1,005 (4.85%) Retail
3 961 (4.64%) Banking
4 936 (4.52%) Marketing
5 686 (3.31%) Front Office
6 560 (2.70%) Games
7 361 (1.74%) Public Sector
8 307 (1.48%) Manufacturing
9 233 (1.12%) Law
10 231 (1.12%) Investment Banking
11 229 (1.11%) Advertising
12 205 (0.99%) Telecoms
13 191 (0.92%) Legal
14 155 (0.75%) Electronics
15 124 (0.60%) Automotive
16 86 (0.42%) Financial Institution
17 82 (0.40%) Publishing
18 60 (0.29%) Aerospace
19 55 (0.27%) Back Office
20 51 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15,055 (72.68%) Developer
2 3,308 (15.97%) .NET Developer
3 2,906 (14.03%) Senior Developer
4 2,480 (11.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2,364 (11.41%) C# Developer
6 2,049 (9.89%) Software Developer
7 1,911 (9.23%) JavaScript Developer
8 1,870 (9.03%) Full Stack Developer
9 1,690 (8.16%) Software Engineer
10 1,455 (7.02%) C# .NET Developer
11 1,374 (6.63%) React Developer
12 1,323 (6.39%) PHP Developer
13 1,277 (6.16%) Java Developer
14 1,121 (5.41%) Web Developer
15 852 (4.11%) Junior
16 722 (3.49%) Lead Developer
17 694 (3.35%) Angular Developer
18 688 (3.32%) Junior Developer
19 628 (3.03%) Senior Front-End Developer
20 548 (2.65%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10,210 (49.29%) HTML
2 9,594 (46.32%) CSS
3 7,572 (36.55%) .NET
4 6,889 (33.26%) AngularJS
5 6,081 (29.36%) React
6 4,365 (21.07%) Node.js
7 4,174 (20.15%) ASP.NET
8 3,276 (15.82%) jQuery
9 3,202 (15.46%) HTML5
10 2,740 (13.23%) Web Services
11 2,369 (11.44%) Vue.js
12 2,296 (11.08%) ASP.NET MVC
13 2,213 (10.68%) .NET Core
14 2,205 (10.64%) .NET Framework
15 2,062 (9.95%) REST
16 1,885 (9.10%) ASP.NET Web API
17 1,874 (9.05%) CSS3
18 1,816 (8.77%) RESTful
19 1,691 (8.16%) Sass
20 1,360 (6.57%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 2,256 (10.89%) User Experience
2 1,745 (8.42%) Greenfield Project
3 1,091 (5.27%) Mobile App
4 914 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
5 548 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
6 497 (2.40%) Hedge funds
7 475 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
8 458 (2.21%) Fixed Income
9 444 (2.14%) Derivative
10 363 (1.75%) Equities
11 296 (1.43%) Algorithms
12 249 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 218 (1.05%) Data Structures
14 187 (0.90%) Cloud Native
15 181 (0.87%) Blog
16 141 (0.68%) Public Cloud
17 134 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
18 121 (0.58%) Management Information System
19 108 (0.52%) Equity Derivative
20 93 (0.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1,732 (8.36%) Linux
2 950 (4.59%) Windows
3 719 (3.47%) Android
4 633 (3.06%) Apple iOS
5 453 (2.19%) Unix
6 140 (0.68%) Windows Server
7 128 (0.62%) Mac OS X
8 99 (0.48%) Ubuntu
9 78 (0.38%) CentOS
10 67 (0.32%) Mac OS
11 37 (0.18%) Debian
12 32 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
13 29 (0.14%) tvOS
14 25 (0.12%) Windows Server 2016
15 24 (0.12%) VMS
16 20 (0.097%) Windows 10
17 17 (0.082%) Embedded Linux
18 14 (0.068%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 9 (0.043%) Kali Linux
20 8 (0.039%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 9,324 (45.01%) Agile Software Development
2 4,896 (23.64%) MVC
3 4,001 (19.32%) Software Engineering
4 3,647 (17.61%) TDD
5 3,464 (16.72%) Front End Development
6 3,084 (14.89%) Scrum
7 2,962 (14.30%) Web Development
8 2,816 (13.59%) DevOps
9 2,567 (12.39%) Microservices
10 2,097 (10.12%) Test Automation
11 1,964 (9.48%) OO
12 1,848 (8.92%) Problem-Solving
13 1,829 (8.83%) BDD
14 1,638 (7.91%) Continuous Integration
15 1,606 (7.75%) Mentoring
16 1,355 (6.54%) Computer Science
17 1,331 (6.43%) Unit Testing
18 1,252 (6.04%) Fintech
19 1,217 (5.88%) OOP
20 1,206 (5.82%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8,402 (40.56%) C#
2 5,188 (25.05%) SQL
3 4,622 (22.31%) Java
4 3,129 (15.11%) Python
5 3,008 (14.52%) PHP
6 2,507 (12.10%) TypeScript
7 1,170 (5.65%) ES6
8 983 (4.75%) C++
9 888 (4.29%) Ruby
10 864 (4.17%) T-SQL
11 450 (2.17%) Java 8
12 447 (2.16%) C
13 444 (2.14%) Go
14 441 (2.13%) VB.NET
15 384 (1.85%) Kotlin
16 350 (1.69%) Bash Shell
17 347 (1.68%) Scala
18 333 (1.61%) PowerShell
19 220 (1.06%) R
20 184 (0.89%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2,023 (9.77%) Degree
2 658 (3.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 452 (2.18%) Security Cleared
4 239 (1.15%) SC Cleared
5 153 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 133 (0.64%) DV Cleared
7 86 (0.42%) ISTQB
8 53 (0.26%) Master's Degree
9 49 (0.24%) AWS Certification
10 43 (0.21%) PhD
11 41 (0.20%) HND
11 41 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
12 34 (0.16%) MCP
13 33 (0.16%) ISEB
14 31 (0.15%) MCSD
15 29 (0.14%) Postgraduate
16 23 (0.11%) DBS Check
17 20 (0.097%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 19 (0.092%) Analytics IQ
19 16 (0.077%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,222 (5.90%) QA
2 77 (0.37%) GDPR
3 50 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 39 (0.19%) SLA
4 39 (0.19%) WCAG
5 27 (0.13%) PCI DSS
6 18 (0.087%) Data Quality
7 16 (0.077%) PMO
8 12 (0.058%) COBIT
9 10 (0.048%) WAI
10 8 (0.039%) NIST
11 7 (0.034%) ISO 9001
12 6 (0.029%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 4 (0.019%) HL7
13 4 (0.019%) SEPA
13 4 (0.019%) Solvency II
14 3 (0.014%) ISO 13485
15 2 (0.010%) ISO 9000
15 2 (0.010%) RMADS
16 1 (0.005%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2,401 (11.59%) Docker
2 92 (0.44%) Active Directory
3 56 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 40 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
5 37 (0.18%) Firmware
6 32 (0.15%) Hyper-V
7 21 (0.10%) vSphere
8 17 (0.082%) VirtualBox
9 16 (0.077%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 10 (0.048%) LXC
10 10 (0.048%) Microsoft App-V
10 10 (0.048%) Varnish
10 10 (0.048%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (0.039%) XenApp
12 7 (0.034%) ISA Server
12 7 (0.034%) Xen
13 5 (0.024%) HDFS
13 5 (0.024%) Oracle RAC
13 5 (0.024%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 5 (0.024%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1,394 (6.73%) Kubernetes
2 497 (2.40%) Terraform
3 443 (2.14%) Ansible
4 259 (1.25%) Puppet
5 216 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
6 76 (0.37%) Kibana
7 74 (0.36%) Single Sign-On
8 42 (0.20%) logstash
9 31 (0.15%) Istio
9 31 (0.15%) Packer
10 30 (0.14%) Salt
11 26 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
12 24 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
12 24 (0.12%) Grafana
12 24 (0.12%) Mesos
13 20 (0.097%) CA Service Virtualization
13 20 (0.097%) cPanel
14 16 (0.077%) Nagios
14 16 (0.077%) SCCM
15 15 (0.072%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 2,448 (11.82%) Microsoft
2 861 (4.16%) Google
3 821 (3.96%) Oracle
4 409 (1.97%) Adobe
5 293 (1.41%) Zend
6 279 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
7 241 (1.16%) Xamarin
8 237 (1.14%) SAP
9 196 (0.95%) ServiceNow
10 165 (0.80%) Atlassian
11 164 (0.79%) Sitecore
12 117 (0.56%) Bloomberg
13 108 (0.52%) IBM
14 100 (0.48%) Apple
15 91 (0.44%) Splunk
16 80 (0.39%) VMware
17 66 (0.32%) Tableau
18 65 (0.31%) Facebook
19 47 (0.23%) DevExpress
20 46 (0.22%) Sage