Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 5 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +5
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 31,248 31,307 32,802
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.15% 18.19% 16.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.35% 32.92% 31.50%
Number of salaries quoted 26,982 27,445 29,553
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 £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

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 96,598 95,096 104,121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.11% 55.26% 52.14%
Number of salaries quoted 80,534 80,271 89,912
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 29,556 £47,500 +5.56% 4,894
UK excluding London 0 19,519 £42,500 +6.25% 3,456
London 0 11,197 £60,000 +4.35% 1,732
South East +3 6,771 £45,000 +5.88% 903
North of England -1 4,556 £42,500 +6.25% 978
Midlands -2 2,777 £40,000 +6.67% 601
North West +1 2,403 £42,500 +6.25% 562
South West -1 2,223 £41,000 +2.50% 354
East of England -1 1,967 £45,000 +5.88% 325
Yorkshire -3 1,804 £40,125 +0.31% 349
West Midlands -2 1,648 £41,000 +9.33% 337
East Midlands -2 1,129 £40,000 +8.84% 264
Scotland 0 902 £45,000 +12.50% 185
North East -3 350 £40,000 +14.29% 67
Wales +1 320 £39,000 +4.00% 79
Northern Ireland -1 61 £39,500 +12.86% 31
Isle of Man -9 2 £39,000 -17.89%

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 19,168 (61.34%) HTML
2 17,531 (56.10%) CSS
3 13,920 (44.55%) Agile Software Development
4 13,057 (41.79%) C#
5 12,164 (38.93%) .NET
6 10,989 (35.17%) AngularJS
7 9,499 (30.40%) SQL
8 9,245 (29.59%) MVC
9 8,191 (26.21%) Java
10 7,675 (24.56%) jQuery
11 7,588 (24.28%) ASP.NET
12 6,949 (22.24%) SQL Server
13 6,775 (21.68%) HTML5
14 6,303 (20.17%) React
15 5,899 (18.88%) TDD
16 5,858 (18.75%) Git (software)
17 5,654 (18.09%) Web Development
18 5,078 (16.25%) PHP
19 5,020 (16.07%) Finance
20 4,938 (15.80%) Node.js
21 4,903 (15.69%) Front End Development
22 4,886 (15.64%) Software Engineering
23 4,578 (14.65%) Scrum
24 4,421 (14.15%) ASP.NET MVC
25 4,297 (13.75%) Microsoft
26 4,132 (13.22%) CSS3
27 4,091 (13.09%) Web Services
28 3,866 (12.37%) Degree
29 3,824 (12.24%) MySQL
30 3,793 (12.14%) OO

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 1,686 (5.40%) CMS
2 913 (2.92%) SharePoint
3 898 (2.87%) Apache
4 895 (2.86%) WordPress
5 829 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
6 660 (2.11%) IIS
7 577 (1.85%) Tomcat
8 536 (1.72%) Umbraco
9 495 (1.58%) Confluence
10 465 (1.49%) Drupal
11 367 (1.17%) JBoss
12 264 (0.84%) SharePoint 2013
13 255 (0.82%) nginx
14 250 (0.80%) EPiServer
15 246 (0.79%) Apache Spark
16 230 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
17 224 (0.72%) WebLogic
18 222 (0.71%) WebSphere
19 147 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
20 137 (0.44%) Ethereum
Applications
1 572 (1.83%) Photoshop
2 283 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
3 197 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
4 186 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
5 138 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 96 (0.31%) InVision
7 95 (0.30%) Chatbot
8 48 (0.15%) InfoPath
9 44 (0.14%) MS Visio
10 38 (0.12%) OmniGraffle
11 36 (0.12%) UXPin
12 29 (0.093%) InDesign
13 27 (0.086%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 21 (0.067%) Microsoft Project
15 20 (0.064%) GIMP
16 17 (0.054%) Fireworks
17 14 (0.045%) Adobe Premiere
18 12 (0.038%) Adobe After Effects
18 12 (0.038%) RoboHelp
19 10 (0.032%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 610 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 399 (1.28%) Magento
3 143 (0.46%) NetSuite
4 113 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
5 61 (0.20%) Distributed Ledger
6 54 (0.17%) Eloqua
7 42 (0.13%) Shopify
8 41 (0.13%) SAP Business One
9 35 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
10 29 (0.093%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 24 (0.077%) Adobe Campaign
11 24 (0.077%) Dynamics AX
12 22 (0.070%) Remedy ITSM
12 22 (0.070%) SAP Hybris
13 17 (0.054%) Documaker
14 15 (0.048%) MetaTrader
15 13 (0.042%) WebTrends
16 11 (0.035%) nopCommerce
16 11 (0.035%) R3 Corda
17 10 (0.032%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3,293 (10.54%) Amazon AWS
2 3,138 (10.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 1,144 (3.66%) SaaS
4 830 (2.66%) GitHub
5 714 (2.28%) npm
6 377 (1.21%) Office 365
7 355 (1.14%) Serverless
8 350 (1.12%) Google Cloud Platform
9 301 (0.96%) PaaS
10 293 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
11 268 (0.86%) Dynamics 365
12 210 (0.67%) IaaS
13 189 (0.60%) Google Analytics
14 176 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
15 167 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
16 151 (0.48%) Amazon S3
17 101 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
18 95 (0.30%) Yarn
19 94 (0.30%) Heroku
20 81 (0.26%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 706 (2.26%) HTTP
2 587 (1.88%) Internet
3 220 (0.70%) TCP/IP
4 213 (0.68%) SMS
5 211 (0.68%) DNS
6 182 (0.58%) Intranet
6 182 (0.58%) SSL
7 132 (0.42%) Firewall
8 77 (0.25%) Broadband
8 77 (0.25%) SSH
9 75 (0.24%) VPN
10 53 (0.17%) DHCP
11 48 (0.15%) AMQP
11 48 (0.15%) HTTPS
11 48 (0.15%) SMTP
11 48 (0.15%) SNMP
12 46 (0.15%) FTP
13 41 (0.13%) Skype
14 40 (0.13%) VoIP
15 39 (0.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6,949 (22.24%) SQL Server
2 3,824 (12.24%) MySQL
3 2,392 (7.65%) NoSQL
4 1,815 (5.81%) MongoDB
5 1,428 (4.57%) Relational Database
6 1,147 (3.67%) PostgreSQL
7 943 (3.02%) Big Data
8 540 (1.73%) Blockchain
9 505 (1.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 488 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
11 487 (1.56%) Redis
12 412 (1.32%) Hadoop
13 400 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 355 (1.14%) RDBMS
15 335 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
16 308 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
17 307 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
18 240 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
19 231 (0.74%) Oracle Database
20 225 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 5,858 (18.75%) Git (software)
2 1,747 (5.59%) Jenkins
3 1,630 (5.22%) Visual Studio
4 1,502 (4.81%) Selenium
5 1,378 (4.41%) JIRA
6 1,299 (4.16%) gulp
7 1,202 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 1,168 (3.74%) webpack
9 1,121 (3.59%) Subversion
10 945 (3.02%) Maven
11 887 (2.84%) Grunt
12 758 (2.43%) Jasmine
13 715 (2.29%) JUnit
14 671 (2.15%) Cucumber
15 657 (2.10%) NUnit
16 614 (1.96%) TeamCity
17 438 (1.40%) Protractor
18 433 (1.39%) Karma Test Runner
18 433 (1.39%) WebDriver
19 390 (1.25%) Mocha
General
1 5,020 (16.07%) Finance
2 1,569 (5.02%) Retail
3 1,503 (4.81%) Marketing
4 1,313 (4.20%) Banking
5 1,235 (3.95%) Advertising
6 1,000 (3.20%) Games
7 522 (1.67%) Investment Banking
8 509 (1.63%) Telecoms
9 443 (1.42%) Financial Institution
10 426 (1.36%) Manufacturing
11 266 (0.85%) Electronics
12 263 (0.84%) Legal
13 246 (0.79%) Law
14 202 (0.65%) Front Office
15 193 (0.62%) Publishing
16 182 (0.58%) Automotive
17 165 (0.53%) Back Office
18 105 (0.34%) Music Industry
19 100 (0.32%) Multimedia
20 97 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23,932 (76.59%) Developer
2 6,010 (19.23%) .NET Developer
3 4,808 (15.39%) C# Developer
4 4,193 (13.42%) Senior Developer
5 3,876 (12.40%) JavaScript Developer
6 3,637 (11.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3,193 (10.22%) Software Developer
8 3,152 (10.09%) C# .NET Developer
9 2,782 (8.90%) Java Developer
10 2,270 (7.26%) Web Developer
11 2,187 (7.00%) Full Stack Developer
12 2,112 (6.76%) PHP Developer
13 1,920 (6.14%) Software Engineer
14 1,692 (5.41%) ASP.NET Developer
15 1,502 (4.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 1,331 (4.26%) C# Software Developer
17 1,300 (4.16%) Angular Developer
18 1,291 (4.13%) Lead Developer
19 1,246 (3.99%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
20 1,244 (3.98%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19,168 (61.34%) HTML
2 17,531 (56.10%) CSS
3 12,164 (38.93%) .NET
4 10,989 (35.17%) AngularJS
5 7,675 (24.56%) jQuery
6 7,588 (24.28%) ASP.NET
7 6,775 (21.68%) HTML5
8 6,303 (20.17%) React
9 4,938 (15.80%) Node.js
10 4,421 (14.15%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4,132 (13.22%) CSS3
12 4,091 (13.09%) Web Services
13 3,420 (10.94%) RESTful
14 3,175 (10.16%) .NET Framework
15 2,999 (9.60%) REST
16 2,896 (9.27%) ASP.NET Web API
17 2,794 (8.94%) XML
18 2,745 (8.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 2,536 (8.12%) Sass
20 2,451 (7.84%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3,342 (10.70%) User Experience
2 2,454 (7.85%) Computer Science
3 2,415 (7.73%) Greenfield Project
4 1,559 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
5 1,534 (4.91%) Mobile App
6 1,263 (4.04%) Fintech
7 980 (3.14%) Self-Motivation
8 979 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
9 406 (1.30%) Algorithms
10 362 (1.16%) Management Information System
11 343 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
12 339 (1.08%) Data Structures
13 254 (0.81%) Cyberthreat
14 175 (0.56%) N-Tier
15 173 (0.55%) Hedge funds
16 165 (0.53%) Social Media
17 157 (0.50%) W3C
18 147 (0.47%) Fixed Income
19 135 (0.43%) Virtual Team
20 122 (0.39%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 3,161 (10.12%) Linux
2 1,731 (5.54%) Windows
3 1,105 (3.54%) Android
4 917 (2.93%) Apple iOS
5 849 (2.72%) Unix
6 351 (1.12%) Windows Server
7 162 (0.52%) CentOS
8 112 (0.36%) Ubuntu
9 87 (0.28%) Debian
9 87 (0.28%) Mac OS X
10 81 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 80 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
12 68 (0.22%) Mac OS
13 56 (0.18%) Solaris
14 47 (0.15%) Windows Phone
15 37 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
16 34 (0.11%) Nucleus RTOS
17 33 (0.11%) Windows 10
18 24 (0.077%) AIX
19 20 (0.064%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13,920 (44.55%) Agile Software Development
2 9,245 (29.59%) MVC
3 5,899 (18.88%) TDD
4 5,654 (18.09%) Web Development
5 4,903 (15.69%) Front End Development
6 4,886 (15.64%) Software Engineering
7 4,578 (14.65%) Scrum
8 3,793 (12.14%) OO
9 3,040 (9.73%) Continuous Integration
10 3,022 (9.67%) Problem-Solving
11 2,965 (9.49%) Test Automation
12 2,643 (8.46%) BDD
13 2,458 (7.87%) DevOps
14 2,275 (7.28%) Unit Testing
15 2,259 (7.23%) SDLC
16 2,169 (6.94%) E-Commerce
17 2,128 (6.81%) Microservices
18 2,047 (6.55%) Mentoring
19 1,877 (6.01%) OOP
20 1,431 (4.58%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 13,057 (41.79%) C#
2 9,499 (30.40%) SQL
3 8,191 (26.21%) Java
4 5,078 (16.25%) PHP
5 3,631 (11.62%) Python
6 1,677 (5.37%) Ruby
7 1,637 (5.24%) TypeScript
8 1,586 (5.08%) C++
9 1,453 (4.65%) T-SQL
10 1,272 (4.07%) ES6
11 818 (2.62%) Scala
12 789 (2.52%) Java 8
13 787 (2.52%) PowerShell
14 722 (2.31%) VB.NET
15 624 (2.00%) Perl
16 605 (1.94%) C
17 584 (1.87%) Bash Shell
18 469 (1.50%) Go
19 415 (1.33%) PL/SQL
20 299 (0.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 3,866 (12.37%) Degree
2 1,225 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 440 (1.41%) Security Cleared
4 306 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 190 (0.61%) SC Cleared
6 157 (0.50%) DV Cleared
7 121 (0.39%) PhD
8 110 (0.35%) Master's Degree
9 84 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
10 77 (0.25%) ISEB
11 75 (0.24%) ISTQB
12 72 (0.23%) AWS Certification
13 49 (0.16%) SAFe Agilist
14 43 (0.14%) MCSD
15 34 (0.11%) MCP
15 34 (0.11%) SANS
16 33 (0.11%) ITIL Certification
16 33 (0.11%) MCSE
17 29 (0.093%) CISSP
17 29 (0.093%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,633 (5.23%) QA
2 127 (0.41%) GCP
3 90 (0.29%) PCI DSS
4 88 (0.28%) GDPR
5 75 (0.24%) SLA
6 53 (0.17%) WCAG
7 44 (0.14%) Data Quality
8 43 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 36 (0.12%) ISO 9001
10 33 (0.11%) PMO
11 24 (0.077%) Disclosure Scotland
12 19 (0.061%) MiFID
12 19 (0.061%) WAI
13 17 (0.054%) GAMP
14 7 (0.022%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 7 (0.022%) Web Application Security Consortium
15 6 (0.019%) HL7
16 5 (0.016%) PA-DSS
17 4 (0.013%) SEPA
18 3 (0.010%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 2,045 (6.54%) Docker
2 267 (0.85%) Active Directory
3 174 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 115 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
5 80 (0.26%) Hyper-V
6 74 (0.24%) vSphere
7 42 (0.13%) VirtualBox
8 38 (0.12%) HDFS
9 33 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
10 32 (0.10%) Virtual Desktop
11 30 (0.096%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 30 (0.096%) Firmware
12 22 (0.070%) Samba
12 22 (0.070%) VMware ESXi
13 14 (0.045%) GridGain
14 13 (0.042%) Microsoft App-V
15 12 (0.038%) Apache Flume
15 12 (0.038%) KVM
15 12 (0.038%) LXC
15 12 (0.038%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 709 (2.27%) Ansible
2 639 (2.04%) Puppet
3 492 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
4 455 (1.46%) Kubernetes
5 210 (0.67%) Terraform
6 78 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
7 76 (0.24%) Kibana
8 64 (0.20%) logstash
9 58 (0.19%) Nagios
10 55 (0.18%) Salt
11 53 (0.17%) Prometheus
12 48 (0.15%) Docker Swarm
12 48 (0.15%) vRealize
13 47 (0.15%) Cobbler
14 44 (0.14%) vCenter Server
15 42 (0.13%) Packer
16 39 (0.12%) SCCM
17 36 (0.12%) Rancher
18 29 (0.093%) Marathon
19 27 (0.086%) Mesos
Vendors
1 4,297 (13.75%) Microsoft
2 1,768 (5.66%) Oracle
3 1,120 (3.58%) Google
4 641 (2.05%) Adobe
5 465 (1.49%) Xamarin
6 455 (1.46%) Salesforce.com
7 440 (1.41%) Zend
8 379 (1.21%) SAP
9 319 (1.02%) Sitecore
10 300 (0.96%) Twitter
11 295 (0.94%) Capita
12 258 (0.83%) VMware
13 219 (0.70%) ServiceNow
14 172 (0.55%) IBM
15 157 (0.50%) Sybase
16 139 (0.44%) Red Hat
17 128 (0.41%) Splunk
18 125 (0.40%) Atlassian
19 124 (0.40%) Tableau
20 122 (0.39%) WorldPay