Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +6
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 30,410 32,004 33,080
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.93% 18.08% 16.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.13% 32.53% 31.85%
Number of salaries quoted 26,075 28,046 29,776
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.25% - +2.56%

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 94,639 98,385 103,872
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.80% 55.58% 52.34%
Number of salaries quoted 78,591 81,444 89,884
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 15 August 2018.

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 15 August 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 28,718 £48,000 +6.67% 4,880
UK excluding London 0 18,646 £44,500 +11.25% 3,365
London 0 11,195 £60,000 +4.35% 1,770
South East +2 6,641 £45,000 +5.88% 824
North of England -3 4,308 £42,500 +6.25% 912
Midlands -1 2,598 £41,500 +10.67% 581
North West -1 2,289 £42,500 +6.25% 496
South West -1 2,175 £41,000 +2.50% 408
East of England -2 1,733 £45,000 +4.05% 383
Yorkshire -3 1,688 £42,500 +6.25% 352
West Midlands 0 1,570 £42,500 +13.33% 313
East Midlands -2 1,027 £40,000 +6.67% 267
Scotland 0 871 £45,000 +12.50% 160
North East -1 332 £44,500 +27.14% 64
Wales -3 301 £40,000 +6.67% 60
Northern Ireland 0 70 £34,000 -2.86% 35
Isle of Man -5 1 £37,500 -28.57% 1
Channel Islands - 1 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 18,365 (60.39%) HTML
2 16,931 (55.68%) CSS
3 13,548 (44.55%) Agile Software Development
4 12,725 (41.84%) C#
5 11,917 (39.19%) .NET
6 10,728 (35.28%) AngularJS
7 9,235 (30.37%) SQL
8 8,900 (29.27%) MVC
9 7,861 (25.85%) Java
10 7,319 (24.07%) ASP.NET
11 7,080 (23.28%) jQuery
12 6,815 (22.41%) SQL Server
13 6,396 (21.03%) HTML5
14 6,374 (20.96%) React
15 5,718 (18.80%) TDD
16 5,708 (18.77%) Git (software)
17 5,374 (17.67%) Web Development
18 5,110 (16.80%) Finance
19 4,802 (15.79%) Node.js
20 4,774 (15.70%) Software Engineering
21 4,674 (15.37%) Front End Development
22 4,586 (15.08%) PHP
23 4,532 (14.90%) Scrum
24 4,362 (14.34%) ASP.NET MVC
25 4,235 (13.93%) Microsoft
26 3,965 (13.04%) CSS3
27 3,962 (13.03%) Web Services
28 3,764 (12.38%) Degree
29 3,628 (11.93%) Python
30 3,598 (11.83%) MySQL

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 1,649 (5.42%) CMS
2 872 (2.87%) Elasticsearch
3 854 (2.81%) SharePoint
4 851 (2.80%) WordPress
5 821 (2.70%) Apache
6 642 (2.11%) IIS
7 542 (1.78%) Umbraco
8 517 (1.70%) Confluence
9 500 (1.64%) Tomcat
10 451 (1.48%) Drupal
11 288 (0.95%) JBoss
12 261 (0.86%) Apache Spark
13 251 (0.83%) EPiServer
14 249 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
15 243 (0.80%) nginx
16 209 (0.69%) WebLogic
17 202 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
18 186 (0.61%) WebSphere
19 163 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
20 154 (0.51%) Ethereum
Applications
1 529 (1.74%) Photoshop
2 251 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
3 205 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 196 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
5 126 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 87 (0.29%) Chatbot
7 84 (0.28%) InVision
8 39 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 39 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
9 36 (0.12%) InfoPath
10 35 (0.12%) MS Visio
11 25 (0.082%) UXPin
12 24 (0.079%) InDesign
13 22 (0.072%) GIMP
14 18 (0.059%) Microsoft Project
15 17 (0.056%) Fireworks
15 17 (0.056%) RoboHelp
16 13 (0.043%) Adobe After Effects
17 12 (0.039%) Adobe Premiere
18 9 (0.030%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 596 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 346 (1.14%) Magento
3 168 (0.55%) NetSuite
4 106 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
5 61 (0.20%) Distributed Ledger
6 59 (0.19%) SAP Business One
7 53 (0.17%) Eloqua
8 50 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
9 40 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
10 39 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
10 39 (0.13%) Shopify
11 28 (0.092%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 21 (0.069%) WebTrends
13 17 (0.056%) Documaker
14 13 (0.043%) Remedy ITSM
15 12 (0.039%) SAP Hybris
15 12 (0.039%) SAP S/4HANA
16 11 (0.036%) R3 Corda
17 9 (0.030%) Ripple
17 9 (0.030%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 3,377 (11.10%) Amazon AWS
2 3,368 (11.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 1,099 (3.61%) SaaS
4 856 (2.81%) GitHub
5 710 (2.33%) npm
6 377 (1.24%) Serverless
7 339 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
8 303 (1.00%) Office 365
9 283 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
10 234 (0.77%) Dynamics 365
11 226 (0.74%) PaaS
12 194 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
13 186 (0.61%) Google Analytics
14 163 (0.54%) IaaS
15 161 (0.53%) Amazon S3
16 160 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
17 121 (0.40%) AWS CloudFormation
18 106 (0.35%) Heroku
19 92 (0.30%) Yarn
20 89 (0.29%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 701 (2.31%) HTTP
2 587 (1.93%) Internet
3 247 (0.81%) TCP/IP
4 234 (0.77%) DNS
5 220 (0.72%) SSL
6 206 (0.68%) SMS
7 168 (0.55%) Intranet
8 152 (0.50%) Firewall
9 72 (0.24%) Broadband
10 63 (0.21%) VPN
11 57 (0.19%) SSH
12 53 (0.17%) Skype
13 52 (0.17%) AMQP
14 49 (0.16%) DHCP
14 49 (0.16%) HTTPS
15 43 (0.14%) SMTP
15 43 (0.14%) SNMP
16 39 (0.13%) Wireless
17 32 (0.11%) FTP
18 30 (0.099%) Hyperconnected
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6,815 (22.41%) SQL Server
2 3,598 (11.83%) MySQL
3 2,301 (7.57%) NoSQL
4 1,800 (5.92%) MongoDB
5 1,436 (4.72%) Relational Database
6 1,068 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
7 980 (3.22%) Big Data
8 595 (1.96%) Blockchain
9 563 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 535 (1.76%) SQL Server 2016
11 497 (1.63%) Redis
12 466 (1.53%) Hadoop
13 463 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 373 (1.23%) RDBMS
15 344 (1.13%) Apache Cassandra
16 319 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
17 312 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
18 258 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
19 235 (0.77%) Oracle Database
20 209 (0.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 5,708 (18.77%) Git (software)
2 1,772 (5.83%) Jenkins
3 1,558 (5.12%) Visual Studio
4 1,504 (4.95%) JIRA
5 1,498 (4.93%) Selenium
6 1,277 (4.20%) gulp
7 1,259 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
8 1,215 (4.00%) webpack
9 982 (3.23%) Subversion
10 908 (2.99%) Maven
11 864 (2.84%) Grunt
12 734 (2.41%) Jasmine
13 713 (2.34%) JUnit
14 669 (2.20%) Cucumber
15 667 (2.19%) TeamCity
16 640 (2.10%) NUnit
17 449 (1.48%) Protractor
18 427 (1.40%) Karma Test Runner
19 413 (1.36%) Mocha
20 393 (1.29%) WebDriver
General
1 5,110 (16.80%) Finance
2 1,503 (4.94%) Retail
3 1,446 (4.76%) Marketing
4 1,357 (4.46%) Banking
5 1,003 (3.30%) Advertising
6 999 (3.29%) Games
7 583 (1.92%) Investment Banking
8 494 (1.62%) Financial Institution
9 473 (1.56%) Manufacturing
10 471 (1.55%) Telecoms
11 284 (0.93%) Electronics
12 276 (0.91%) Law
13 222 (0.73%) Legal
14 212 (0.70%) Front Office
15 198 (0.65%) Automotive
16 176 (0.58%) Publishing
17 149 (0.49%) Back Office
18 100 (0.33%) Multimedia
19 82 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
20 49 (0.16%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 23,000 (75.63%) Developer
2 5,893 (19.38%) .NET Developer
3 4,741 (15.59%) C# Developer
4 3,968 (13.05%) Senior Developer
5 3,722 (12.24%) JavaScript Developer
6 3,438 (11.31%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3,104 (10.21%) C# .NET Developer
8 3,045 (10.01%) Software Developer
9 2,604 (8.56%) Java Developer
10 2,270 (7.46%) Full Stack Developer
11 2,107 (6.93%) Web Developer
12 2,024 (6.66%) Software Engineer
13 1,855 (6.10%) PHP Developer
14 1,674 (5.50%) ASP.NET Developer
15 1,472 (4.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 1,275 (4.19%) C# Software Developer
17 1,238 (4.07%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 1,226 (4.03%) Lead Developer
19 1,195 (3.93%) Angular Developer
20 1,175 (3.86%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18,365 (60.39%) HTML
2 16,931 (55.68%) CSS
3 11,917 (39.19%) .NET
4 10,728 (35.28%) AngularJS
5 7,319 (24.07%) ASP.NET
6 7,080 (23.28%) jQuery
7 6,396 (21.03%) HTML5
8 6,374 (20.96%) React
9 4,802 (15.79%) Node.js
10 4,362 (14.34%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3,965 (13.04%) CSS3
12 3,962 (13.03%) Web Services
13 3,425 (11.26%) RESTful
14 3,047 (10.02%) .NET Framework
15 3,003 (9.88%) ASP.NET Web API
16 2,976 (9.79%) REST
17 2,735 (8.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 2,566 (8.44%) XML
19 2,519 (8.28%) Sass
20 2,322 (7.64%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3,216 (10.58%) User Experience
2 2,433 (8.00%) Computer Science
3 2,368 (7.79%) Greenfield Project
4 1,581 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
5 1,422 (4.68%) Mobile App
6 1,225 (4.03%) Fintech
7 1,017 (3.34%) Enterprise Software
8 936 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
9 424 (1.39%) Algorithms
10 349 (1.15%) Management Information System
11 333 (1.10%) Data Structures
12 310 (1.02%) Cyberthreat
13 280 (0.92%) Linux Command Line
14 198 (0.65%) Hedge funds
15 194 (0.64%) N-Tier
16 176 (0.58%) Social Media
17 167 (0.55%) Fixed Income
18 140 (0.46%) Virtual Team
19 137 (0.45%) Robotics
20 135 (0.44%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2,989 (9.83%) Linux
2 1,678 (5.52%) Windows
3 1,051 (3.46%) Android
4 914 (3.01%) Apple iOS
5 759 (2.50%) Unix
6 315 (1.04%) Windows Server
7 148 (0.49%) CentOS
8 115 (0.38%) Mac OS X
9 111 (0.37%) Ubuntu
10 87 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 77 (0.25%) Debian
12 71 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
13 64 (0.21%) Mac OS
14 46 (0.15%) Solaris
15 43 (0.14%) Windows Phone
16 37 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
17 27 (0.089%) Nucleus RTOS
18 25 (0.082%) Windows 10
19 19 (0.062%) AIX
20 17 (0.056%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13,548 (44.55%) Agile Software Development
2 8,900 (29.27%) MVC
3 5,718 (18.80%) TDD
4 5,374 (17.67%) Web Development
5 4,774 (15.70%) Software Engineering
6 4,674 (15.37%) Front End Development
7 4,532 (14.90%) Scrum
8 3,492 (11.48%) OO
9 3,150 (10.36%) Continuous Integration
10 3,053 (10.04%) Problem-Solving
11 3,042 (10.00%) Test Automation
12 2,599 (8.55%) BDD
13 2,498 (8.21%) DevOps
14 2,285 (7.51%) Unit Testing
15 2,187 (7.19%) Microservices
16 2,178 (7.16%) SDLC
17 2,081 (6.84%) E-Commerce
18 1,952 (6.42%) Mentoring
19 1,742 (5.73%) OOP
20 1,398 (4.60%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 12,725 (41.84%) C#
2 9,235 (30.37%) SQL
3 7,861 (25.85%) Java
4 4,586 (15.08%) PHP
5 3,628 (11.93%) Python
6 1,651 (5.43%) TypeScript
7 1,549 (5.09%) C++
8 1,454 (4.78%) T-SQL
9 1,405 (4.62%) Ruby
10 1,348 (4.43%) ES6
11 808 (2.66%) Java 8
12 782 (2.57%) PowerShell
13 724 (2.38%) Scala
14 700 (2.30%) VB.NET
15 594 (1.95%) C
16 557 (1.83%) Bash Shell
17 526 (1.73%) Perl
18 455 (1.50%) Go
19 416 (1.37%) PL/SQL
20 267 (0.88%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3,764 (12.38%) Degree
2 1,315 (4.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 457 (1.50%) Security Cleared
4 322 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 208 (0.68%) SC Cleared
6 197 (0.65%) DV Cleared
7 139 (0.46%) Master's Degree
8 118 (0.39%) PhD
9 100 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
10 65 (0.21%) AWS Certification
11 63 (0.21%) ISTQB
12 62 (0.20%) ISEB
13 55 (0.18%) MCSE
14 54 (0.18%) CCNA
14 54 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
15 51 (0.17%) CISSP
16 50 (0.16%) CompTIA Security+
17 49 (0.16%) SANS
18 45 (0.15%) DBS Check
19 43 (0.14%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,623 (5.34%) QA
2 122 (0.40%) GCP
3 98 (0.32%) GDPR
4 78 (0.26%) SLA
5 62 (0.20%) PCI DSS
6 56 (0.18%) WCAG
7 48 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 45 (0.15%) Data Quality
9 36 (0.12%) ISO 9001
10 26 (0.085%) PMO
11 22 (0.072%) WAI
12 21 (0.069%) MiFID
13 18 (0.059%) Disclosure Scotland
14 15 (0.049%) GAMP
15 11 (0.036%) HL7
16 7 (0.023%) DICOM
17 6 (0.020%) Web Application Security Consortium
18 5 (0.016%) Sarbanes-Oxley
19 3 (0.010%) ISO 15765
19 3 (0.010%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 2,094 (6.89%) Docker
2 213 (0.70%) Active Directory
3 176 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 127 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
5 99 (0.33%) vSphere
6 74 (0.24%) Hyper-V
7 50 (0.16%) VirtualBox
8 42 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 39 (0.13%) HDFS
9 39 (0.13%) Varnish
10 33 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
11 32 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
12 29 (0.095%) Firmware
13 23 (0.076%) GridGain
14 21 (0.069%) VMware ESXi
15 20 (0.066%) Samba
16 16 (0.053%) Apache Flume
17 14 (0.046%) LXC
18 10 (0.033%) KVM
19 7 (0.023%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 656 (2.16%) Ansible
2 563 (1.85%) Puppet
3 547 (1.80%) Kubernetes
4 486 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
5 261 (0.86%) Terraform
6 82 (0.27%) Salt
7 75 (0.25%) Kibana
8 65 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
9 56 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
10 54 (0.18%) Cobbler
11 51 (0.17%) Prometheus
12 49 (0.16%) logstash
12 49 (0.16%) Nagios
12 49 (0.16%) vRealize
13 46 (0.15%) Packer
14 40 (0.13%) vCenter Server
15 29 (0.095%) Marathon
16 28 (0.092%) Mesos
16 28 (0.092%) SCCM
17 27 (0.089%) Rancher
Vendors
1 4,235 (13.93%) Microsoft
2 1,701 (5.59%) Oracle
3 1,013 (3.33%) Google
4 703 (2.31%) Adobe
5 529 (1.74%) Xamarin
6 426 (1.40%) SAP
7 414 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
8 344 (1.13%) Capita
9 329 (1.08%) Sitecore
10 325 (1.07%) Zend
11 262 (0.86%) Twitter
12 250 (0.82%) VMware
13 221 (0.73%) ServiceNow
14 171 (0.56%) Sybase
14 171 (0.56%) Tableau
15 168 (0.55%) IBM
16 157 (0.52%) Atlassian
17 131 (0.43%) Splunk
18 128 (0.42%) Red Hat
19 117 (0.38%) WorldPay