Period
to 8 May 2021

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 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK
6 months to
8 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 5 6 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 16,801 18,090 24,773
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 18.97% 18.06% 16.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.48% 33.03% 31.23%
Number of salaries quoted 13,584 15,581 20,843
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £39,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 48,729 54,765 79,332
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.01% 54.67% 54.36%
Number of salaries quoted 38,422 45,541 65,442
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 May 2021.

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 8 May 2021. 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 15,145 £55,000 +4.76% 3,485
UK excluding London 0 9,481 £47,500 +5.56% 2,519
London 0 6,345 £70,000 +3.70% 1,153
Work from Home -1 3,996 £52,500 - 889
South East 0 2,791 £50,000 +5.26% 553
North of England -1 2,262 £47,500 +5.56% 799
South West 0 1,573 £45,000 - 290
Midlands +2 1,347 £45,000 +4.65% 476
North West 0 1,109 £47,500 - 437
Yorkshire -1 990 £47,500 +11.76% 281
West Midlands +2 799 £47,500 +5.56% 282
Scotland -2 673 £47,500 +5.56% 118
East Midlands 0 542 £41,817 -1.61% 191
East of England +2 517 £47,500 +5.56% 207
Wales -3 196 £42,500 +6.25% 54
North East -7 165 £41,500 -2.35% 81
Northern Ireland +3 111 £40,000 -20.00% 24
Isle of Man +4 25 £49,500 -6.60%

For the 6 months to 8 May 2021, 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 7,599 (45.23%) HTML
2 7,526 (44.79%) Agile Software Development
3 7,444 (44.31%) CSS
4 6,151 (36.61%) React
5 5,558 (33.08%) C#
6 4,945 (29.43%) .NET
7 4,614 (27.46%) AngularJS
8 4,264 (25.38%) SQL
9 3,899 (23.21%) Azure
10 3,857 (22.96%) Software Engineering
11 3,803 (22.64%) Node.js
12 3,723 (22.16%) Java
13 3,618 (21.53%) AWS
14 3,333 (19.84%) TypeScript
15 3,257 (19.39%) Python
16 3,245 (19.31%) Git (software)
17 3,023 (17.99%) DevOps
18 2,932 (17.45%) Front End Development
19 2,866 (17.06%) Docker
20 2,774 (16.51%) PHP
21 2,673 (15.91%) Microservices
22 2,605 (15.51%) MVC
23 2,572 (15.31%) Finance
23 2,572 (15.31%) TDD
24 2,511 (14.95%) Vue.js
25 2,507 (14.92%) HTML5
26 2,411 (14.35%) Social Skills
27 2,367 (14.09%) SQL Server
28 2,315 (13.78%) Scrum
29 2,210 (13.15%) Web Development

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
1 661 (3.93%) CMS
2 427 (2.54%) WordPress
3 355 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
4 292 (1.74%) SharePoint
5 291 (1.73%) Apache
6 272 (1.62%) Confluence
7 178 (1.06%) IIS
8 169 (1.01%) Apache Spark
9 154 (0.92%) Drupal
10 152 (0.90%) Umbraco
11 140 (0.83%) nginx
12 115 (0.68%) EPiServer
13 114 (0.68%) Tomcat
14 103 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
15 58 (0.35%) JBoss
16 57 (0.34%) Kentico
17 54 (0.32%) NServiceBus
18 46 (0.27%) Apache Solr
19 34 (0.20%) OpenStack
20 33 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 147 (0.87%) Sketch
2 146 (0.87%) Photoshop
3 111 (0.66%) InVision
4 93 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
5 89 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
6 71 (0.42%) Figma
7 50 (0.30%) Adobe XD
8 48 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 46 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
10 42 (0.25%) Chatbot
11 25 (0.15%) MS Visio
11 25 (0.15%) Zeplin
12 19 (0.11%) UXPin
13 16 (0.095%) GIMP
14 15 (0.089%) Adobe After Effects
15 12 (0.071%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 8 (0.048%) CINEMA 4D
16 8 (0.048%) Marvel
17 7 (0.042%) AutoCAD
17 7 (0.042%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 248 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 187 (1.11%) Magento
3 128 (0.76%) Shopify
4 59 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
5 53 (0.32%) NetSuite
6 25 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
7 24 (0.14%) nopCommerce
8 16 (0.095%) Dynamics AX
8 16 (0.095%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 8 (0.048%) R3 Corda
9 8 (0.048%) WebTrends
10 7 (0.042%) Sentinel
11 6 (0.036%) Hyperion Planning
11 6 (0.036%) Primavera
11 6 (0.036%) SAP S/4HANA
12 5 (0.030%) OpenCart
13 4 (0.024%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
13 4 (0.024%) Maximo
13 4 (0.024%) SAP ERP
13 4 (0.024%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 3,899 (23.21%) Azure
2 3,618 (21.53%) AWS
3 1,332 (7.93%) GCP
4 1,252 (7.45%) SaaS
5 1,015 (6.04%) Serverless
6 619 (3.68%) GitHub
7 518 (3.08%) AWS Lambda
8 346 (2.06%) Power Platform
9 329 (1.96%) npm
10 314 (1.87%) PaaS
11 288 (1.71%) Amazon S3
12 234 (1.39%) Dynamics 365
13 224 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
14 218 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
15 187 (1.11%) Azure Functions
16 184 (1.10%) PowerApps
17 181 (1.08%) Azure Service Bus
18 172 (1.02%) Amazon SQS
19 153 (0.91%) Azure Cosmos DB
20 137 (0.82%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 296 (1.76%) HTTP
2 239 (1.42%) Internet
3 61 (0.36%) DNS
4 55 (0.33%) SSL
5 46 (0.27%) Firewall
5 46 (0.27%) Skype
6 41 (0.24%) Intranet
6 41 (0.24%) SSH
7 35 (0.21%) VPN
8 33 (0.20%) Broadband
9 31 (0.18%) Wireless
10 26 (0.15%) FTP
11 22 (0.13%) Network Security
12 21 (0.12%) SNMP
13 17 (0.10%) HTTPS
13 17 (0.10%) TCP/IP
13 17 (0.10%) VoIP
14 13 (0.077%) SMTP
15 12 (0.071%) Extranet
16 11 (0.065%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,367 (14.09%) SQL Server
2 2,006 (11.94%) MySQL
3 1,073 (6.39%) NoSQL
4 1,046 (6.23%) MongoDB
5 882 (5.25%) PostgreSQL
6 679 (4.04%) Relational Database
7 426 (2.54%) Redis
8 325 (1.93%) Big Data
9 299 (1.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 219 (1.30%) Power BI
11 199 (1.18%) Azure SQL Database
12 192 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
13 190 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 156 (0.93%) MariaDB
15 120 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 112 (0.67%) Hadoop
17 110 (0.65%) RDBMS
18 99 (0.59%) Oracle Database
19 90 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
20 84 (0.50%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 3,245 (19.31%) Git (software)
2 990 (5.89%) Jenkins
3 830 (4.94%) JIRA
4 667 (3.97%) webpack
5 639 (3.80%) Selenium
6 582 (3.46%) Cypress.io
7 479 (2.85%) Visual Studio
8 377 (2.24%) Cucumber
9 364 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 362 (2.15%) gulp
11 296 (1.76%) GitLab
12 292 (1.74%) TeamCity
13 235 (1.40%) Maven
14 227 (1.35%) Bitbucket
15 219 (1.30%) Grunt
16 207 (1.23%) Mocha
17 201 (1.20%) Visual Studio Team System
18 191 (1.14%) JUnit
19 184 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
20 172 (1.02%) Postman
General
1 2,572 (15.31%) Finance
2 2,411 (14.35%) Social Skills
3 854 (5.08%) Marketing
4 771 (4.59%) Retail
5 767 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
6 669 (3.98%) Games
7 514 (3.06%) Banking
8 490 (2.92%) Front Office
9 431 (2.57%) Public Sector
10 262 (1.56%) Manufacturing
11 253 (1.51%) Law
11 253 (1.51%) Telecoms
12 193 (1.15%) Organisational Skills
13 179 (1.07%) Advertising
14 161 (0.96%) Electronics
15 141 (0.84%) Automotive
16 132 (0.79%) Legal
17 110 (0.65%) Multimedia
18 108 (0.64%) Publishing
19 95 (0.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11,774 (70.08%) Developer
2 2,439 (14.52%) Senior Developer
3 1,974 (11.75%) .NET Developer
4 1,850 (11.01%) Full Stack Developer
5 1,833 (10.91%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1,830 (10.89%) Software Engineer
7 1,535 (9.14%) React Developer
8 1,531 (9.11%) JavaScript Developer
9 1,510 (8.99%) Software Developer
10 1,190 (7.08%) C# Developer
11 1,166 (6.94%) PHP Developer
12 867 (5.16%) Java Developer
13 807 (4.80%) C# .NET Developer
14 766 (4.56%) Web Developer
15 560 (3.33%) Lead Developer
16 536 (3.19%) Angular Developer
17 502 (2.99%) Senior Software Engineer
18 486 (2.89%) .NET Software Developer
19 472 (2.81%) Senior .NET Developer
20 441 (2.62%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7,599 (45.23%) HTML
2 7,444 (44.31%) CSS
3 6,151 (36.61%) React
4 4,945 (29.43%) .NET
5 4,614 (27.46%) AngularJS
6 3,803 (22.64%) Node.js
7 2,511 (14.95%) Vue.js
8 2,507 (14.92%) HTML5
9 2,156 (12.83%) .NET Core
10 2,083 (12.40%) jQuery
11 1,991 (11.85%) REST
12 1,929 (11.48%) ASP.NET
13 1,842 (10.96%) Web Services
14 1,656 (9.86%) CSS3
15 1,460 (8.69%) RESTful
16 1,363 (8.11%) .NET Framework
17 1,144 (6.81%) Sass
18 1,123 (6.68%) Redux
19 1,004 (5.98%) Laravel
20 957 (5.70%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2,058 (12.25%) User Experience
2 1,249 (7.43%) Greenfield Project
3 886 (5.27%) Mobile App
4 465 (2.77%) Self-Motivation
5 347 (2.07%) Data Structures
6 295 (1.76%) Fixed Income
7 293 (1.74%) Equities
8 276 (1.64%) Hedge funds
9 271 (1.61%) Derivative
10 263 (1.57%) Algorithms
11 254 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
12 238 (1.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 223 (1.33%) Blog
14 212 (1.26%) Cloud Native
15 188 (1.12%) N-Tier
16 186 (1.11%) Linux Command Line
17 164 (0.98%) Virtual Team
18 146 (0.87%) NHS
19 138 (0.82%) Social Media
20 112 (0.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,249 (7.43%) Linux
2 584 (3.48%) Windows
3 520 (3.10%) Android
4 476 (2.83%) Apple iOS
5 233 (1.39%) Unix
6 112 (0.67%) Windows Server
7 101 (0.60%) Ubuntu
8 38 (0.23%) Debian
9 35 (0.21%) CentOS
10 24 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (0.065%) Windows Server 2016
12 9 (0.054%) VMS
13 8 (0.048%) Windows 10
13 8 (0.048%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (0.048%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (0.042%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.036%) tvOS
16 4 (0.024%) Android TV
16 4 (0.024%) Mac OS X
17 3 (0.018%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7,526 (44.79%) Agile Software Development
2 3,857 (22.96%) Software Engineering
3 3,023 (17.99%) DevOps
4 2,932 (17.45%) Front End Development
5 2,673 (15.91%) Microservices
6 2,605 (15.51%) MVC
7 2,572 (15.31%) TDD
8 2,315 (13.78%) Scrum
9 2,210 (13.15%) Web Development
10 1,717 (10.22%) Test Automation
11 1,520 (9.05%) Problem-Solving
12 1,513 (9.01%) OO
13 1,458 (8.68%) Mentoring
14 1,295 (7.71%) Computer Science
15 1,265 (7.53%) E-Commerce
16 1,258 (7.49%) Unit Testing
17 1,225 (7.29%) Fintech
18 1,130 (6.73%) Continuous Integration
19 1,129 (6.72%) OOP
20 1,010 (6.01%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5,558 (33.08%) C#
2 4,264 (25.38%) SQL
3 3,723 (22.16%) Java
4 3,333 (19.84%) TypeScript
5 3,257 (19.39%) Python
6 2,774 (16.51%) PHP
7 976 (5.81%) ES6
8 754 (4.49%) Go
9 667 (3.97%) Ruby
10 545 (3.24%) T-SQL
11 502 (2.99%) C++
12 412 (2.45%) Scala
13 393 (2.34%) Java 8
14 367 (2.18%) Kotlin
15 358 (2.13%) PowerShell
16 313 (1.86%) Bash Shell
17 224 (1.33%) C
18 175 (1.04%) Groovy
19 148 (0.88%) VB.NET
20 141 (0.84%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 1,846 (10.99%) Degree
2 713 (4.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 364 (2.17%) Security Cleared
4 273 (1.62%) SC Cleared
5 121 (0.72%) Oracle Certification
6 119 (0.71%) OCP
7 112 (0.67%) Master's Degree
8 108 (0.64%) CIW
8 108 (0.64%) OCA
9 96 (0.57%) Numerate Degree
10 93 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
11 64 (0.38%) DV Cleared
12 55 (0.33%) ISTQB
13 41 (0.24%) PhD
14 30 (0.18%) AWS Certification
15 27 (0.16%) HND
15 27 (0.16%) SANS
16 25 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
17 22 (0.13%) HNC
18 21 (0.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 891 (5.30%) QA
2 67 (0.40%) WCAG
3 46 (0.27%) GDPR
3 46 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 42 (0.25%) SLA
5 28 (0.17%) Data Quality
5 28 (0.17%) GRC
6 23 (0.14%) PCI DSS
6 23 (0.14%) WAI
7 16 (0.095%) NIST
8 10 (0.060%) Actionable Recommendations
9 6 (0.036%) Good Clinical Practice
9 6 (0.036%) PMO
10 5 (0.030%) HIPAA
10 5 (0.030%) ISO 13485
10 5 (0.030%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 4 (0.024%) CDISC
11 4 (0.024%) IEC 62304
12 3 (0.018%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.018%) OIPF
System Software
1 2,866 (17.06%) Docker
2 81 (0.48%) Active Directory
3 61 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (0.11%) Firmware
5 17 (0.10%) HDFS
6 16 (0.095%) Hyper-V
7 14 (0.083%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (0.048%) LXC
9 7 (0.042%) Kamailio
9 7 (0.042%) OpenSIPS
10 6 (0.036%) KVM
10 6 (0.036%) vSphere
11 5 (0.030%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 5 (0.030%) Ceph
11 5 (0.030%) Gluster
11 5 (0.030%) Varnish
12 3 (0.018%) VirtualBox
13 2 (0.012%) VMware NSX
14 1 (0.006%) NFS
14 1 (0.006%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1,857 (11.05%) Kubernetes
2 884 (5.26%) Terraform
3 381 (2.27%) Ansible
4 258 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
5 159 (0.95%) Puppet
6 95 (0.57%) Grafana
7 87 (0.52%) Prometheus
8 37 (0.22%) Packer
9 35 (0.21%) Istio
10 34 (0.20%) Kibana
11 24 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
12 21 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
13 18 (0.11%) HP UCMDB
14 17 (0.10%) Fortio
14 17 (0.10%) Kiali
15 15 (0.089%) MIIS
16 10 (0.060%) HP Quality Center
17 8 (0.048%) HP Fortify
18 7 (0.042%) HAProxy
19 5 (0.030%) logstash
Vendors
1 1,638 (9.75%) Microsoft
2 691 (4.11%) Google
3 666 (3.96%) Oracle
4 312 (1.86%) Adobe
5 257 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
6 228 (1.36%) Zend
7 170 (1.01%) SAP
8 141 (0.84%) Sitecore
9 127 (0.76%) Xamarin
10 120 (0.71%) Atlassian
11 105 (0.62%) VMware
12 95 (0.57%) Nintex
12 95 (0.57%) ServiceNow
13 88 (0.52%) IBM
14 80 (0.48%) New Relic
15 61 (0.36%) Apple
16 58 (0.35%) SaltStack
17 56 (0.33%) WooCommerce
18 51 (0.30%) HP
19 50 (0.30%) PagerDuty