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

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 5 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +5
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 31,952 29,710 33,889
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.20% 17.13% 16.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.66% 31.96% 30.83%
Number of salaries quoted 28,079 26,468 30,610
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 97,823 92,957 109,912
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.72% 53.60% 52.13%
Number of salaries quoted 82,197 79,594 94,531
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,875 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 19 February 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 February 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 30,204 £47,500 +5.56% 4,907
UK excluding London +1 19,870 £42,500 +6.25% 3,345
London 0 11,585 £57,500 +4.55% 1,805
South East +4 6,919 £45,000 +5.88% 865
North of England +1 4,440 £40,000 +2.56% 969
Midlands -1 3,027 £37,500 - 577
North West 0 2,340 £42,000 +9.09% 546
South West 0 2,171 £40,000 - 349
East of England -1 2,037 £45,000 +12.50% 342
Yorkshire +4 1,790 £40,000 - 350
West Midlands -1 1,780 £37,500 - 299
East Midlands +2 1,254 £37,500 - 276
Scotland 0 932 £40,500 +1.25% 145
Wales +3 307 £37,500 +4.17% 65
North East -3 305 £35,000 - 73
Northern Ireland +2 85 £39,000 +11.43% 34
Isle of Man -8 2 £45,250 +0.56%

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 20,306 (63.55%) HTML
2 18,548 (58.05%) CSS
3 14,362 (44.95%) Agile Software Development
4 13,042 (40.82%) C#
5 12,279 (38.43%) .NET
6 11,124 (34.81%) AngularJS
7 9,961 (31.17%) MVC
8 9,678 (30.29%) SQL
9 8,868 (27.75%) jQuery
10 8,183 (25.61%) Java
11 7,862 (24.61%) ASP.NET
12 7,510 (23.50%) HTML5
13 7,292 (22.82%) SQL Server
14 6,525 (20.42%) Web Development
15 6,072 (19.00%) TDD
16 6,024 (18.85%) PHP
17 5,801 (18.16%) React
18 5,527 (17.30%) Git (software)
19 5,453 (17.07%) Node.js
20 5,136 (16.07%) Front End Development
21 4,965 (15.54%) Scrum
22 4,855 (15.19%) Finance
23 4,738 (14.83%) Software Engineering
24 4,569 (14.30%) CSS3
25 4,556 (14.26%) ASP.NET MVC
26 4,290 (13.43%) MySQL
27 4,274 (13.38%) Microsoft
28 4,206 (13.16%) Web Services
29 4,022 (12.59%) Degree
30 3,975 (12.44%) 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 1,711 (5.35%) CMS
2 954 (2.99%) Apache
3 953 (2.98%) SharePoint
4 940 (2.94%) WordPress
5 840 (2.63%) IIS
6 796 (2.49%) Elasticsearch
7 569 (1.78%) Umbraco
8 564 (1.77%) Tomcat
9 473 (1.48%) Drupal
10 422 (1.32%) Confluence
11 369 (1.15%) JBoss
12 317 (0.99%) Apache Spark
13 294 (0.92%) nginx
14 259 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
15 210 (0.66%) WebSphere
16 202 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
17 199 (0.62%) EPiServer
18 192 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
19 171 (0.54%) Apache Solr
20 163 (0.51%) WebLogic
Applications
1 744 (2.33%) Photoshop
2 399 (1.25%) Adobe Illustrator
3 226 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
4 215 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 212 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
6 79 (0.25%) Chatbot
7 64 (0.20%) InDesign
8 58 (0.18%) InfoPath
8 58 (0.18%) InVision
9 45 (0.14%) MS Visio
10 28 (0.088%) Spreadsheet
11 27 (0.085%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 26 (0.081%) GIMP
13 22 (0.069%) UXPin
14 18 (0.056%) Acrobat
15 17 (0.053%) Microsoft Project
16 16 (0.050%) SPSS
17 15 (0.047%) Adobe After Effects
18 14 (0.044%) Adobe Premiere
19 12 (0.038%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 552 (1.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 538 (1.68%) Magento
3 117 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
4 80 (0.25%) NetSuite
5 64 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
6 59 (0.18%) Shopify
7 42 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
8 38 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
9 31 (0.097%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 26 (0.081%) WebTrends
11 24 (0.075%) Eloqua
12 22 (0.069%) Oracle EBS
13 19 (0.059%) Dynamics AX
13 19 (0.059%) Dynamics NAV
14 17 (0.053%) Dynamics GP
15 16 (0.050%) MetaTrader
15 16 (0.050%) SAP Business One
16 14 (0.044%) Adobe Campaign
17 12 (0.038%) OpenCart
18 10 (0.031%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2,975 (9.31%) Amazon AWS
2 2,803 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 1,392 (4.36%) SaaS
4 833 (2.61%) GitHub
5 643 (2.01%) npm
6 408 (1.28%) Office 365
7 324 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
8 285 (0.89%) PaaS
9 250 (0.78%) Serverless
10 243 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
11 196 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
12 195 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
13 190 (0.59%) Google Analytics
14 181 (0.57%) IaaS
15 159 (0.50%) Amazon S3
16 108 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
17 93 (0.29%) Heroku
17 93 (0.29%) Slack
18 82 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
19 79 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 722 (2.26%) Internet
2 670 (2.10%) HTTP
3 201 (0.63%) Intranet
4 193 (0.60%) SMS
5 183 (0.57%) TCP/IP
6 150 (0.47%) SSL
7 146 (0.46%) Firewall
8 119 (0.37%) DNS
9 93 (0.29%) VPN
10 59 (0.18%) FTP
11 56 (0.18%) Wireless
12 54 (0.17%) Broadband
13 53 (0.17%) SMTP
14 48 (0.15%) AMQP
15 46 (0.14%) HTTPS
15 46 (0.14%) Network Security
16 41 (0.13%) SNMP
16 41 (0.13%) SSH
17 38 (0.12%) Skype
18 37 (0.12%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7,292 (22.82%) SQL Server
2 4,290 (13.43%) MySQL
3 2,408 (7.54%) NoSQL
4 1,735 (5.43%) MongoDB
5 1,375 (4.30%) Relational Database
6 1,131 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
7 855 (2.68%) Big Data
8 506 (1.58%) Redis
9 492 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 434 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
11 419 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 405 (1.27%) SQL Server 2016
13 396 (1.24%) Hadoop
14 353 (1.10%) SQL Server 2014
15 338 (1.06%) RDBMS
16 318 (1.00%) Blockchain
16 318 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
17 275 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
18 234 (0.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 193 (0.60%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5,527 (17.30%) Git (software)
2 1,717 (5.37%) Visual Studio
3 1,590 (4.98%) Jenkins
4 1,385 (4.33%) Subversion
5 1,371 (4.29%) JIRA
6 1,351 (4.23%) Selenium
7 1,269 (3.97%) gulp
8 1,221 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
9 968 (3.03%) webpack
10 947 (2.96%) Maven
11 905 (2.83%) Grunt
12 787 (2.46%) NUnit
13 722 (2.26%) Jasmine
14 691 (2.16%) JUnit
15 663 (2.07%) TeamCity
16 647 (2.02%) Cucumber
17 459 (1.44%) WebDriver
18 372 (1.16%) Karma Test Runner
19 367 (1.15%) Mocha
20 363 (1.14%) Protractor
General
1 4,855 (15.19%) Finance
2 1,657 (5.19%) Retail
3 1,579 (4.94%) Marketing
4 1,288 (4.03%) Advertising
5 1,203 (3.77%) Banking
6 1,118 (3.50%) Games
7 535 (1.67%) Telecoms
8 375 (1.17%) Investment Banking
9 347 (1.09%) Manufacturing
10 341 (1.07%) Legal
11 272 (0.85%) Electronics
12 269 (0.84%) Law
13 259 (0.81%) Front Office
14 247 (0.77%) Publishing
15 216 (0.68%) Music Industry
16 214 (0.67%) Automotive
17 204 (0.64%) Back Office
18 192 (0.60%) Financial Institution
19 129 (0.40%) Retail Banking
20 124 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24,622 (77.06%) Developer
2 6,081 (19.03%) .NET Developer
3 4,653 (14.56%) C# Developer
4 4,390 (13.74%) Senior Developer
5 3,986 (12.47%) JavaScript Developer
6 3,744 (11.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3,290 (10.30%) Software Developer
8 3,286 (10.28%) C# .NET Developer
9 2,882 (9.02%) Java Developer
10 2,713 (8.49%) PHP Developer
11 2,711 (8.48%) Web Developer
12 2,122 (6.64%) Full Stack Developer
13 1,964 (6.15%) ASP.NET Developer
14 1,863 (5.83%) Software Engineer
15 1,738 (5.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 1,421 (4.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 1,379 (4.32%) Junior
18 1,373 (4.30%) Angular Developer
19 1,370 (4.29%) Lead Developer
20 1,350 (4.23%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20,306 (63.55%) HTML
2 18,548 (58.05%) CSS
3 12,279 (38.43%) .NET
4 11,124 (34.81%) AngularJS
5 8,868 (27.75%) jQuery
6 7,862 (24.61%) ASP.NET
7 7,510 (23.50%) HTML5
8 5,801 (18.16%) React
9 5,453 (17.07%) Node.js
10 4,569 (14.30%) CSS3
11 4,556 (14.26%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4,206 (13.16%) Web Services
13 3,319 (10.39%) .NET Framework
14 3,092 (9.68%) RESTful
15 3,075 (9.62%) XML
16 3,027 (9.47%) REST
17 2,921 (9.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 2,831 (8.86%) ASP.NET Web API
19 2,633 (8.24%) Sass
20 2,578 (8.07%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3,447 (10.79%) User Experience
2 2,576 (8.06%) Computer Science
3 2,216 (6.94%) Greenfield Project
4 1,778 (5.56%) Mobile App
5 1,475 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
6 1,296 (4.06%) Fintech
7 846 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
8 418 (1.31%) Algorithms
9 320 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
10 276 (0.86%) Data Structures
11 258 (0.81%) Social Media
12 222 (0.69%) Management Information System
13 205 (0.64%) N-Tier
14 188 (0.59%) Client/Server
15 185 (0.58%) Hedge funds
16 157 (0.49%) W3C
17 154 (0.48%) Graphic Design
18 137 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 134 (0.42%) Virtual Team
20 119 (0.37%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 3,325 (10.41%) Linux
2 1,858 (5.81%) Windows
3 1,191 (3.73%) Android
4 1,010 (3.16%) Apple iOS
5 926 (2.90%) Unix
6 375 (1.17%) Windows Server
7 147 (0.46%) CentOS
8 130 (0.41%) Ubuntu
9 98 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 90 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
11 76 (0.24%) Debian
12 73 (0.23%) Windows 10
13 63 (0.20%) Mac OS X
13 63 (0.20%) Windows 7
14 58 (0.18%) Mac OS
15 48 (0.15%) Solaris
16 39 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
17 33 (0.10%) Windows Phone
18 31 (0.097%) AIX
19 24 (0.075%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14,362 (44.95%) Agile Software Development
2 9,961 (31.17%) MVC
3 6,525 (20.42%) Web Development
4 6,072 (19.00%) TDD
5 5,136 (16.07%) Front End Development
6 4,965 (15.54%) Scrum
7 4,738 (14.83%) Software Engineering
8 3,975 (12.44%) OO
9 2,786 (8.72%) Test Automation
10 2,778 (8.69%) BDD
11 2,687 (8.41%) Continuous Integration
12 2,436 (7.62%) E-Commerce
13 2,347 (7.35%) SDLC
14 2,346 (7.34%) Unit Testing
15 2,340 (7.32%) OOP
16 2,289 (7.16%) DevOps
17 2,044 (6.40%) Mentoring
18 1,995 (6.24%) Microservices
19 1,495 (4.68%) Open Source
20 1,418 (4.44%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 13,042 (40.82%) C#
2 9,678 (30.29%) SQL
3 8,183 (25.61%) Java
4 6,024 (18.85%) PHP
5 3,462 (10.84%) Python
6 1,989 (6.22%) Ruby
7 1,669 (5.22%) T-SQL
8 1,479 (4.63%) C++
9 1,359 (4.25%) TypeScript
10 1,246 (3.90%) ES6
11 879 (2.75%) VB.NET
12 785 (2.46%) Scala
13 685 (2.14%) C
14 639 (2.00%) PowerShell
15 632 (1.98%) Perl
16 568 (1.78%) Bash Shell
17 475 (1.49%) Go
18 362 (1.13%) PL/SQL
19 353 (1.10%) VB
20 290 (0.91%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4,022 (12.59%) Degree
2 1,213 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 477 (1.49%) Security Cleared
4 345 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 222 (0.69%) SC Cleared
6 136 (0.43%) PhD
7 115 (0.36%) ISTQB
8 106 (0.33%) ISEB
9 91 (0.28%) DV Cleared
10 76 (0.24%) Master's Degree
10 76 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
11 70 (0.22%) MCSD
12 61 (0.19%) MCP
13 49 (0.15%) MCAD
14 46 (0.14%) AWS Certification
15 45 (0.14%) Sun Certification
16 41 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 35 (0.11%) PMI Certification
18 34 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
19 32 (0.10%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,710 (5.35%) QA
2 102 (0.32%) SLA
3 99 (0.31%) GCP
4 78 (0.24%) PCI DSS
5 57 (0.18%) WCAG
6 46 (0.14%) GDPR
7 43 (0.13%) Data Quality
8 37 (0.12%) PMO
9 35 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 29 (0.091%) WAI
11 21 (0.066%) Disclosure Scotland
12 20 (0.063%) ISO 9001
12 20 (0.063%) MiFID
13 11 (0.034%) Web Application Security Consortium
14 10 (0.031%) EMIR
14 10 (0.031%) HL7
15 9 (0.028%) GAMP
16 8 (0.025%) COBIT
17 7 (0.022%) DICOM
18 5 (0.016%) TickIT
System Software
1 1,870 (5.85%) Docker
2 201 (0.63%) Active Directory
3 128 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 80 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
5 57 (0.18%) HDFS
6 55 (0.17%) Hyper-V
7 28 (0.088%) Firmware
8 27 (0.085%) vSphere
9 22 (0.069%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 20 (0.063%) Samba
11 17 (0.053%) VirtualBox
12 16 (0.050%) VMware ESXi
13 12 (0.038%) Microsoft App-V
14 11 (0.034%) Varnish
15 10 (0.031%) Squid
16 9 (0.028%) LXC
16 9 (0.028%) VMware NSX
17 8 (0.025%) Apache Flume
18 7 (0.022%) KVM
19 6 (0.019%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 697 (2.18%) Puppet
2 589 (1.84%) Ansible
3 486 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
4 385 (1.20%) Kubernetes
5 157 (0.49%) Terraform
6 109 (0.34%) Kibana
7 91 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
8 72 (0.23%) logstash
9 58 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
10 54 (0.17%) Nagios
11 47 (0.15%) Salt
12 44 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 41 (0.13%) Consul
14 38 (0.12%) Prometheus
15 36 (0.11%) SCCM
16 33 (0.10%) Packer
17 29 (0.091%) Graphite
18 28 (0.088%) Grafana
18 28 (0.088%) HAProxy
19 24 (0.075%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 4,274 (13.38%) Microsoft
2 1,810 (5.66%) Oracle
3 1,364 (4.27%) Google
4 755 (2.36%) Zend
5 629 (1.97%) Adobe
6 371 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
6 371 (1.16%) Xamarin
7 349 (1.09%) Twitter
8 324 (1.01%) SAP
9 317 (0.99%) Sitecore
10 255 (0.80%) Capita
11 225 (0.70%) VMware
12 195 (0.61%) IBM
13 167 (0.52%) ServiceNow
14 152 (0.48%) HP
15 143 (0.45%) Apple
16 127 (0.40%) Telerik
17 123 (0.38%) Facebook
18 122 (0.38%) Splunk
19 121 (0.38%) Red Hat