Period
to 20 November 2019

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 20 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 5 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 22,676 28,825 31,867
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.62% 17.67% 17.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.94% 31.98% 32.01%
Number of salaries quoted 19,454 24,557 27,984
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +8.43% +3.75%

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 73,295 90,128 99,559
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.72% 55.25% 55.33%
Number of salaries quoted 60,413 75,011 81,990
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.01% +4.21%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +2.41%

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 20 November 2019.

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 20 November 2019. 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 -1 20,860 £50,000 - 4,606
UK excluding London 0 13,825 £45,000 - 3,417
London -2 8,363 £65,000 +8.33% 1,505
South East +1 4,905 £45,000 - 774
North of England 0 2,922 £45,000 +5.88% 920
South West 0 1,857 £44,500 +11.25% 483
Midlands -2 1,791 £42,500 +4.94% 593
North West +2 1,672 £45,000 - 513
Yorkshire 0 1,058 £42,500 - 305
East of England -2 968 £50,000 +11.11% 337
Scotland +3 967 £44,000 -5.38% 190
West Midlands -4 962 £42,500 - 354
East Midlands 0 828 £40,000 - 239
Wales 0 321 £42,500 +13.33% 101
North East -3 194 £45,000 - 102
Northern Ireland +2 139 £47,500 +20.25% 27
Isle of Man +2 1 £55,000 -18.52%

For the 6 months to 20 November 2019, 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 11,990 (52.88%) HTML
2 11,287 (49.78%) CSS
3 10,079 (44.45%) Agile Software Development
4 9,204 (40.59%) C#
5 8,277 (36.50%) .NET
6 7,214 (31.81%) AngularJS
7 5,884 (25.95%) React
8 5,776 (25.47%) SQL
9 5,513 (24.31%) MVC
10 5,090 (22.45%) Java
11 4,752 (20.96%) ASP.NET
12 4,386 (19.34%) SQL Server
13 4,156 (18.33%) Node.js
14 4,128 (18.20%) Git (software)
15 4,103 (18.09%) Software Engineering
16 4,068 (17.94%) jQuery
17 3,809 (16.80%) TDD
18 3,807 (16.79%) Front End Development
19 3,757 (16.57%) Azure
20 3,688 (16.26%) HTML5
21 3,586 (15.81%) AWS
22 3,560 (15.70%) Web Development
23 3,350 (14.77%) PHP
24 3,247 (14.32%) Scrum
25 3,203 (14.13%) Python
26 3,119 (13.75%) Finance
27 3,105 (13.69%) DevOps
28 2,895 (12.77%) Web Services
29 2,817 (12.42%) Microsoft
30 2,652 (11.70%) ASP.NET MVC

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
1 874 (3.85%) CMS
2 616 (2.72%) WordPress
3 597 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
4 378 (1.67%) SharePoint
5 372 (1.64%) Confluence
6 335 (1.48%) IIS
7 283 (1.25%) Apache
8 277 (1.22%) Umbraco
9 249 (1.10%) Tomcat
10 245 (1.08%) Drupal
11 206 (0.91%) Apache Spark
12 174 (0.77%) nginx
13 148 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
14 144 (0.64%) JBoss
15 133 (0.59%) EPiServer
16 100 (0.44%) WebSphere
17 93 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 82 (0.36%) Apache Solr
19 63 (0.28%) WebLogic
20 62 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 289 (1.27%) Photoshop
2 167 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
3 139 (0.61%) Sketch
4 127 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
5 107 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
6 71 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 64 (0.28%) Adobe XD
8 59 (0.26%) InVision
9 40 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 40 (0.18%) Zeplin
10 30 (0.13%) MS Visio
11 27 (0.12%) Chatbot
12 24 (0.11%) InDesign
13 22 (0.097%) Spreadsheet
14 20 (0.088%) Figma
15 13 (0.057%) Fireworks
16 12 (0.053%) Adobe Premiere
16 12 (0.053%) UserZoom
17 10 (0.044%) InfoPath
17 10 (0.044%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 337 (1.49%) Magento
2 324 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 116 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
4 64 (0.28%) NetSuite
5 45 (0.20%) Shopify
6 34 (0.15%) FINCAD Analytics
7 25 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
8 23 (0.10%) Adobe Campaign
8 23 (0.10%) SAP Hybris
9 22 (0.097%) Dynamics AX
10 17 (0.075%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 11 (0.049%) OpenCart
11 11 (0.049%) Temenos T24
12 10 (0.044%) CiviCRM
12 10 (0.044%) GoldMine
12 10 (0.044%) SDL Web 8
13 9 (0.040%) WebTrends
14 8 (0.035%) SAP S/4HANA
15 7 (0.031%) Distributed Ledger
15 7 (0.031%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 3,757 (16.57%) Azure
2 3,586 (15.81%) AWS
3 1,071 (4.72%) SaaS
4 842 (3.71%) GCP
5 781 (3.44%) GitHub
6 687 (3.03%) Serverless
7 484 (2.13%) npm
8 387 (1.71%) AWS Lambda
9 282 (1.24%) PaaS
10 249 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
11 246 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
12 223 (0.98%) Amazon S3
13 219 (0.97%) Power Platform
14 206 (0.91%) Dynamics 365
15 186 (0.82%) Office 365
16 156 (0.69%) OpenShift
17 144 (0.64%) Amazon ECS
17 144 (0.64%) Google Analytics
18 131 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
19 114 (0.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 398 (1.76%) Internet
2 343 (1.51%) HTTP
3 174 (0.77%) TCP/IP
4 104 (0.46%) Firewall
5 80 (0.35%) Intranet
6 75 (0.33%) DNS
7 56 (0.25%) SSL
8 48 (0.21%) SSH
9 40 (0.18%) Skype
10 39 (0.17%) Extranet
11 38 (0.17%) Network Security
12 34 (0.15%) HTTPS
13 30 (0.13%) DHCP
14 25 (0.11%) VPN
14 25 (0.11%) Wireshark
15 22 (0.097%) NetScaler
16 21 (0.093%) SMS
17 18 (0.079%) DAB
18 17 (0.075%) VoIP
19 16 (0.071%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4,386 (19.34%) SQL Server
2 2,491 (10.99%) MySQL
3 1,191 (5.25%) NoSQL
4 1,047 (4.62%) MongoDB
5 944 (4.16%) PostgreSQL
6 777 (3.43%) Relational Database
7 572 (2.52%) Big Data
8 368 (1.62%) Redis
9 340 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 323 (1.42%) SQL Server 2016
11 283 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 254 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 219 (0.97%) Hadoop
14 196 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
15 183 (0.81%) RDBMS
16 174 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
17 171 (0.75%) Power BI
18 157 (0.69%) Amazon Athena
18 157 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
19 140 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4,128 (18.20%) Git (software)
2 1,406 (6.20%) Jenkins
3 1,152 (5.08%) JIRA
4 992 (4.37%) Selenium
5 971 (4.28%) webpack
6 947 (4.18%) Visual Studio
7 647 (2.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 586 (2.58%) gulp
9 514 (2.27%) TeamCity
10 473 (2.09%) Cucumber
11 436 (1.92%) Subversion
12 420 (1.85%) Grunt
13 392 (1.73%) Maven
14 385 (1.70%) Jasmine
15 365 (1.61%) Bitbucket
16 351 (1.55%) JUnit
17 316 (1.39%) NUnit
18 264 (1.16%) WebDriver
19 253 (1.12%) GitLab
20 243 (1.07%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 3,119 (13.75%) Finance
2 1,148 (5.06%) Retail
3 1,087 (4.79%) Marketing
4 816 (3.60%) Banking
5 513 (2.26%) Games
6 442 (1.95%) Public Sector
7 433 (1.91%) Front Office
8 386 (1.70%) Manufacturing
9 317 (1.40%) Advertising
10 288 (1.27%) Telecoms
11 212 (0.93%) Electronics
11 212 (0.93%) Law
12 173 (0.76%) Legal
13 144 (0.64%) Automotive
14 116 (0.51%) Investment Banking
15 113 (0.50%) Publishing
16 86 (0.38%) Financial Institution
17 67 (0.30%) Back Office
18 66 (0.29%) Multimedia
19 57 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16,556 (73.01%) Developer
2 3,535 (15.59%) .NET Developer
3 3,259 (14.37%) Senior Developer
4 2,739 (12.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2,673 (11.79%) C# Developer
6 2,292 (10.11%) Software Developer
7 2,137 (9.42%) JavaScript Developer
8 1,904 (8.40%) Software Engineer
9 1,858 (8.19%) Full Stack Developer
10 1,735 (7.65%) C# .NET Developer
11 1,537 (6.78%) PHP Developer
12 1,398 (6.17%) React Developer
13 1,373 (6.05%) Java Developer
14 1,372 (6.05%) Web Developer
15 951 (4.19%) Junior
16 775 (3.42%) Junior Developer
17 704 (3.10%) Angular Developer
18 702 (3.10%) Lead Developer
19 692 (3.05%) ASP.NET Developer
20 631 (2.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11,990 (52.88%) HTML
2 11,287 (49.78%) CSS
3 8,277 (36.50%) .NET
4 7,214 (31.81%) AngularJS
5 5,884 (25.95%) React
6 4,752 (20.96%) ASP.NET
7 4,156 (18.33%) Node.js
8 4,068 (17.94%) jQuery
9 3,688 (16.26%) HTML5
10 2,895 (12.77%) Web Services
11 2,652 (11.70%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2,397 (10.57%) REST
13 2,223 (9.80%) CSS3
14 2,017 (8.89%) RESTful
15 1,976 (8.71%) .NET Framework
16 1,917 (8.45%) Vue.js
17 1,875 (8.27%) ASP.NET Web API
18 1,799 (7.93%) Sass
19 1,648 (7.27%) .NET Core
20 1,615 (7.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2,456 (10.83%) User Experience
2 1,727 (7.62%) Greenfield Project
3 1,216 (5.36%) Mobile App
4 970 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
5 630 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
6 598 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
7 421 (1.86%) Algorithms
8 316 (1.39%) Fixed Income
9 280 (1.23%) Equities
10 257 (1.13%) Derivative
11 249 (1.10%) Data Structures
12 210 (0.93%) Hedge funds
13 199 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 198 (0.87%) Management Information System
15 181 (0.80%) Cloud Native
16 164 (0.72%) Virtual Team
17 142 (0.63%) Public Cloud
18 139 (0.61%) Linux Command Line
18 139 (0.61%) Social Media
19 102 (0.45%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1,966 (8.67%) Linux
2 1,069 (4.71%) Windows
3 763 (3.36%) Android
4 688 (3.03%) Apple iOS
5 533 (2.35%) Unix
6 173 (0.76%) Windows Server
7 110 (0.49%) Ubuntu
8 103 (0.45%) Mac OS
9 81 (0.36%) CentOS
10 46 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 37 (0.16%) Debian
12 33 (0.15%) Windows 10
13 32 (0.14%) Mac OS X
14 23 (0.10%) Embedded Linux
14 23 (0.10%) VMS
15 21 (0.093%) AIX
16 19 (0.084%) Windows 7
16 19 (0.084%) Windows Server 2012
17 15 (0.066%) Kali Linux
17 15 (0.066%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10,079 (44.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5,513 (24.31%) MVC
3 4,103 (18.09%) Software Engineering
4 3,809 (16.80%) TDD
5 3,807 (16.79%) Front End Development
6 3,560 (15.70%) Web Development
7 3,247 (14.32%) Scrum
8 3,105 (13.69%) DevOps
9 2,381 (10.50%) Microservices
10 2,185 (9.64%) OO
11 2,153 (9.49%) Problem-Solving
12 2,092 (9.23%) Test Automation
13 2,034 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
14 1,844 (8.13%) Computer Science
15 1,827 (8.06%) Mentoring
16 1,688 (7.44%) BDD
17 1,622 (7.15%) SDLC
18 1,591 (7.02%) Unit Testing
19 1,501 (6.62%) E-Commerce
20 1,376 (6.07%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 9,204 (40.59%) C#
2 5,776 (25.47%) SQL
3 5,090 (22.45%) Java
4 3,350 (14.77%) PHP
5 3,203 (14.13%) Python
6 2,095 (9.24%) TypeScript
7 1,380 (6.09%) ES6
8 1,051 (4.63%) C++
9 954 (4.21%) T-SQL
10 825 (3.64%) Ruby
11 583 (2.57%) VB.NET
12 563 (2.48%) Java 8
13 472 (2.08%) Go
14 468 (2.06%) C
15 441 (1.94%) Scala
16 437 (1.93%) PowerShell
17 376 (1.66%) Bash Shell
18 257 (1.13%) R
19 207 (0.91%) Kotlin
20 203 (0.90%) ES7
Qualifications
1 2,625 (11.58%) Degree
2 871 (3.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 414 (1.83%) Security Cleared
4 191 (0.84%) SC Cleared
5 156 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 147 (0.65%) DV Cleared
7 88 (0.39%) Master's Degree
8 75 (0.33%) ISTQB
9 63 (0.28%) MCP
10 62 (0.27%) HND
11 59 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
12 57 (0.25%) PhD
13 52 (0.23%) ISEB
14 37 (0.16%) AWS Certification
15 36 (0.16%) MCSD
16 33 (0.15%) Postgraduate
17 24 (0.11%) CISSP
18 23 (0.10%) PMI Certification
19 21 (0.093%) Cisco Certification
20 19 (0.084%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,163 (5.13%) QA
2 93 (0.41%) GDPR
3 61 (0.27%) SLA
4 38 (0.17%) WCAG
5 34 (0.15%) PCI DSS
6 33 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 31 (0.14%) WAI
8 22 (0.097%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 18 (0.079%) Data Quality
9 18 (0.079%) PMO
10 13 (0.057%) ISO 9001
11 6 (0.026%) Cyber Essentials
11 6 (0.026%) HL7
12 5 (0.022%) Solvency II
13 4 (0.018%) COBIT
13 4 (0.018%) NIST
14 3 (0.013%) Def Stans
14 3 (0.013%) IEC 61508
15 2 (0.009%) MiFID
15 2 (0.009%) PSD2
System Software
1 2,503 (11.04%) Docker
2 149 (0.66%) Active Directory
3 73 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (0.17%) Hyper-V
5 26 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
6 25 (0.11%) XenApp
7 23 (0.10%) vSphere
8 22 (0.097%) Firmware
8 22 (0.097%) Microsoft App-V
9 20 (0.088%) HDFS
9 20 (0.088%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 19 (0.084%) VirtualBox
10 19 (0.084%) XenDesktop
11 18 (0.079%) Forefront TMG
12 12 (0.053%) Varnish
13 10 (0.044%) vCloud
13 10 (0.044%) VMware NSX
14 9 (0.040%) LXC
15 8 (0.035%) VMware ESXi
16 4 (0.018%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1,290 (5.69%) Kubernetes
2 563 (2.48%) Ansible
3 486 (2.14%) Terraform
4 323 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
5 313 (1.38%) Puppet
6 92 (0.41%) Kibana
7 91 (0.40%) Mesos
8 64 (0.28%) Marathon
9 57 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
10 56 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
10 56 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
11 50 (0.22%) Istio
12 43 (0.19%) logstash
12 43 (0.19%) Salt
13 35 (0.15%) Consul
14 33 (0.15%) Nagios
15 30 (0.13%) SCCM
16 29 (0.13%) ZABBIX
17 26 (0.11%) Packer
18 25 (0.11%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2,817 (12.42%) Microsoft
2 940 (4.15%) Google
3 934 (4.12%) Oracle
4 523 (2.31%) Adobe
5 371 (1.64%) Salesforce.com
6 347 (1.53%) Zend
7 307 (1.35%) SAP
8 240 (1.06%) Xamarin
9 214 (0.94%) Sitecore
10 212 (0.93%) IBM
11 189 (0.83%) Splunk
12 184 (0.81%) ServiceNow
13 167 (0.74%) Sage
14 156 (0.69%) Cypress Semiconductor
15 138 (0.61%) Atlassian
16 118 (0.52%) Facebook
17 104 (0.46%) Apple
17 104 (0.46%) VMware
18 99 (0.44%) Tableau
19 92 (0.41%) Bloomberg