Period
to 25 July 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 25 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK
6 months to
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 6 5 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 0
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 21,218 13,063 23,685
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 18.87% 18.46% 16.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.21% 32.93% 30.56%
Number of salaries quoted 14,376 11,266 20,327
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.27%

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 62,024 39,673 77,502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.16% 56.07% 53.73%
Number of salaries quoted 42,794 32,954 64,148
10th Percentile £34,750 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £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 25 July 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 25 July 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 19,226 £55,000 +4.76% 4,077
UK excluding London -3 10,437 £48,000 +6.67% 2,759
London +5 9,428 £70,000 +2.94% 1,529
Work from Home -1 5,137 £55,000 - 1,021
South East -2 3,445 £50,000 - 510
North of England -6 2,282 £48,000 +6.67% 979
South West -1 1,677 £47,500 +5.56% 306
Midlands +1 1,492 £45,000 - 490
North West -5 1,130 £50,000 +5.26% 552
Yorkshire -3 996 £50,000 +11.11% 313
West Midlands +1 943 £47,500 +5.56% 297
Scotland -4 701 £47,500 +5.56% 152
East Midlands -1 544 £42,500 - 192
East of England -3 511 £50,000 +11.11% 235
Wales -3 208 £42,500 +6.25% 49
North East -9 158 £37,500 -11.76% 114
Northern Ireland 0 124 £40,000 -20.00% 38
Isle of Man -3 14 £35,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 10,466 (49.33%) React
2 9,400 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
3 9,035 (42.58%) HTML
4 8,887 (41.88%) CSS
5 6,302 (29.70%) C#
6 5,820 (27.43%) AngularJS
7 5,556 (26.19%) .NET
8 5,541 (26.11%) Node.js
9 5,364 (25.28%) Software Engineering
10 5,279 (24.88%) TypeScript
11 5,206 (24.54%) SQL
12 5,182 (24.42%) AWS
13 4,727 (22.28%) Java
14 4,688 (22.09%) Azure
15 4,450 (20.97%) Git (software)
16 4,277 (20.16%) Python
17 3,822 (18.01%) Docker
18 3,808 (17.95%) Front End Development
19 3,722 (17.54%) DevOps
20 3,630 (17.11%) Finance
21 3,433 (16.18%) Social Skills
22 3,327 (15.68%) PHP
23 3,304 (15.57%) Microservices
24 3,300 (15.55%) TDD
25 3,066 (14.45%) Vue.js
26 3,039 (14.32%) User Experience
27 2,913 (13.73%) HTML5
28 2,900 (13.67%) REST
29 2,869 (13.52%) MVC
30 2,792 (13.16%) SQL Server

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
1 930 (4.38%) CMS
2 635 (2.99%) Elasticsearch
3 629 (2.96%) WordPress
4 398 (1.88%) Apache
5 355 (1.67%) Confluence
6 334 (1.57%) SharePoint
7 224 (1.06%) IIS
8 223 (1.05%) nginx
9 205 (0.97%) Apache Spark
10 192 (0.90%) Umbraco
11 180 (0.85%) Tomcat
12 173 (0.82%) Drupal
13 118 (0.56%) EPiServer
14 109 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
15 105 (0.49%) Headless CMS
16 102 (0.48%) Kentico
17 97 (0.46%) Apache Solr
18 80 (0.38%) GeoServer
19 70 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
20 61 (0.29%) JBoss
Applications
1 198 (0.93%) Sketch
2 176 (0.83%) Photoshop
3 152 (0.72%) Figma
4 136 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
5 121 (0.57%) InVision
6 103 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
7 72 (0.34%) Adobe XD
8 71 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
9 59 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 47 (0.22%) Chatbot
11 40 (0.19%) MS Visio
12 33 (0.16%) GIMP
13 21 (0.099%) UXPin
14 19 (0.090%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 17 (0.080%) InDesign
16 14 (0.066%) Zeplin
17 13 (0.061%) Adobe After Effects
17 13 (0.061%) Microsoft Project
18 12 (0.057%) Marvel
19 8 (0.038%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 246 (1.16%) Magento
2 232 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 154 (0.73%) Shopify
4 98 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
5 73 (0.34%) NetSuite
6 29 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
7 22 (0.10%) WebTrends
8 20 (0.094%) Dynamics AX
9 16 (0.075%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 15 (0.071%) SAP S/4HANA
11 10 (0.047%) Primavera
12 9 (0.042%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
13 8 (0.038%) OpenCart
13 8 (0.038%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 8 (0.038%) Sentinel
14 7 (0.033%) SDL Web 8
15 6 (0.028%) Adobe Campaign
15 6 (0.028%) SAP Hybris
16 5 (0.024%) nopCommerce
17 4 (0.019%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 5,182 (24.42%) AWS
2 4,688 (22.09%) Azure
3 1,820 (8.58%) GCP
4 1,682 (7.93%) Serverless
5 1,588 (7.48%) SaaS
6 1,074 (5.06%) GitHub
7 962 (4.53%) AWS Lambda
8 655 (3.09%) Amazon S3
9 585 (2.76%) npm
10 427 (2.01%) Power Platform
11 395 (1.86%) PaaS
12 386 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
13 356 (1.68%) Amazon SQS
14 334 (1.57%) AWS CloudFormation
15 267 (1.26%) Dynamics 365
16 229 (1.08%) PowerApps
17 207 (0.98%) Azure Service Bus
18 196 (0.92%) Amazon ECS
19 193 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
20 188 (0.89%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 562 (2.65%) HTTP
2 351 (1.65%) Internet
3 208 (0.98%) Broadband
4 115 (0.54%) DNS
5 96 (0.45%) SSL
6 80 (0.38%) SSH
7 73 (0.34%) Firewall
8 72 (0.34%) Skype
9 61 (0.29%) TCP/IP
10 46 (0.22%) Intranet
10 46 (0.22%) VPN
11 40 (0.19%) SMTP
12 35 (0.16%) Bluetooth
13 33 (0.16%) FTP
14 32 (0.15%) Calico
15 31 (0.15%) Wireless
16 23 (0.11%) MQTT
17 18 (0.085%) Extranet
17 18 (0.085%) SNMP
18 17 (0.080%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,792 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 2,437 (11.49%) MySQL
3 1,528 (7.20%) PostgreSQL
4 1,509 (7.11%) NoSQL
5 1,440 (6.79%) MongoDB
6 922 (4.35%) Relational Database
7 756 (3.56%) Redis
8 579 (2.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 447 (2.11%) Big Data
10 385 (1.81%) Amazon RDS
11 284 (1.34%) Power BI
12 224 (1.06%) MariaDB
13 204 (0.96%) Azure SQL Database
14 184 (0.87%) RDBMS
15 180 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 152 (0.72%) Amazon Aurora
17 149 (0.70%) Oracle Database
18 148 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
19 133 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 128 (0.60%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4,450 (20.97%) Git (software)
2 1,330 (6.27%) Jenkins
3 1,113 (5.25%) JIRA
4 1,109 (5.23%) webpack
5 808 (3.81%) Selenium
6 785 (3.70%) Cypress.io
7 555 (2.62%) Visual Studio
8 516 (2.43%) gulp
9 478 (2.25%) Cucumber
10 418 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
11 388 (1.83%) GitLab
12 361 (1.70%) TeamCity
13 329 (1.55%) CircleCI
14 314 (1.48%) Mocha
15 305 (1.44%) Maven
16 295 (1.39%) Bitbucket
17 285 (1.34%) Postman
18 277 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
19 264 (1.24%) Babel
20 254 (1.20%) Jasmine
General
1 3,630 (17.11%) Finance
2 3,433 (16.18%) Social Skills
3 1,336 (6.30%) Marketing
4 1,059 (4.99%) Retail
5 1,024 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
6 910 (4.29%) Games
7 731 (3.45%) Banking
8 537 (2.53%) Front Office
9 441 (2.08%) Public Sector
10 344 (1.62%) Law
11 322 (1.52%) Manufacturing
12 312 (1.47%) Telecoms
13 305 (1.44%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 274 (1.29%) Legal
15 258 (1.22%) Advertising
16 255 (1.20%) Organisational Skills
17 193 (0.91%) Electronics
18 167 (0.79%) Automotive
19 162 (0.76%) Financial Institution
20 143 (0.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13,839 (65.22%) Developer
2 2,962 (13.96%) Senior Developer
3 2,602 (12.26%) Software Engineer
4 2,307 (10.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2,279 (10.74%) Full Stack Developer
6 2,031 (9.57%) .NET Developer
7 1,856 (8.75%) React Developer
8 1,787 (8.42%) Software Developer
9 1,505 (7.09%) JavaScript Developer
10 1,285 (6.06%) PHP Developer
11 1,264 (5.96%) C# Developer
12 1,028 (4.84%) Java Developer
13 837 (3.94%) C# .NET Developer
14 834 (3.93%) Web Developer
15 821 (3.87%) Senior Software Engineer
16 709 (3.34%) Lead Developer
17 657 (3.10%) Angular Developer
18 550 (2.59%) Senior Front-End Developer
19 477 (2.25%) Senior Software Developer
20 468 (2.21%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10,466 (49.33%) React
2 9,035 (42.58%) HTML
3 8,887 (41.88%) CSS
4 5,820 (27.43%) AngularJS
5 5,556 (26.19%) .NET
6 5,541 (26.11%) Node.js
7 3,066 (14.45%) Vue.js
8 2,913 (13.73%) HTML5
9 2,900 (13.67%) REST
10 2,520 (11.88%) Web Services
11 2,309 (10.88%) jQuery
12 2,296 (10.82%) .NET Core
13 2,146 (10.11%) ASP.NET
14 1,950 (9.19%) RESTful
15 1,848 (8.71%) CSS3
16 1,650 (7.78%) Redux
17 1,517 (7.15%) .NET Framework
18 1,510 (7.12%) Sass
19 1,450 (6.83%) GraphQL
20 1,288 (6.07%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 3,039 (14.32%) User Experience
2 1,392 (6.56%) Greenfield Project
3 1,219 (5.75%) Mobile App
4 674 (3.18%) Self-Motivation
5 456 (2.15%) Algorithms
6 425 (2.00%) Data Structures
7 404 (1.90%) Virtual Team
8 398 (1.88%) Hedge funds
9 351 (1.65%) Fixed Income
10 345 (1.63%) Equities
11 328 (1.55%) Derivative
12 305 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 299 (1.41%) Cloud Native
14 297 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
15 283 (1.33%) Blog
15 283 (1.33%) Legacy Systems
16 250 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
17 241 (1.14%) Social Media
18 213 (1.00%) NHS
19 157 (0.74%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 1,643 (7.74%) Linux
2 800 (3.77%) Windows
3 797 (3.76%) Android
4 728 (3.43%) Apple iOS
5 356 (1.68%) Unix
6 193 (0.91%) Ubuntu
7 122 (0.57%) Windows Server
8 73 (0.34%) CentOS
9 69 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 48 (0.23%) Debian
11 19 (0.090%) Windows 10
12 16 (0.075%) Windows Server 2016
13 15 (0.071%) Mac OS
14 12 (0.057%) Alpine Linux
15 10 (0.047%) VMS
15 10 (0.047%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (0.042%) Mesosphere
17 8 (0.038%) Windows 7
18 7 (0.033%) tvOS
19 6 (0.028%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9,400 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
2 5,364 (25.28%) Software Engineering
3 3,808 (17.95%) Front End Development
4 3,722 (17.54%) DevOps
5 3,304 (15.57%) Microservices
6 3,300 (15.55%) TDD
7 2,869 (13.52%) MVC
8 2,686 (12.66%) Web Development
9 2,669 (12.58%) Scrum
10 2,361 (11.13%) Test Automation
11 2,311 (10.89%) Problem-Solving
12 2,118 (9.98%) Mentoring
13 1,853 (8.73%) Computer Science
14 1,816 (8.56%) OO
15 1,687 (7.95%) E-Commerce
16 1,676 (7.90%) Unit Testing
17 1,642 (7.74%) Continuous Integration
18 1,488 (7.01%) SDLC
19 1,443 (6.80%) Fintech
20 1,381 (6.51%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 6,302 (29.70%) C#
2 5,279 (24.88%) TypeScript
3 5,206 (24.54%) SQL
4 4,727 (22.28%) Java
5 4,277 (20.16%) Python
6 3,327 (15.68%) PHP
7 1,377 (6.49%) ES6
8 996 (4.69%) Go
9 878 (4.14%) Ruby
10 693 (3.27%) C++
11 675 (3.18%) Scala
12 648 (3.05%) T-SQL
13 573 (2.70%) Kotlin
14 452 (2.13%) Java 8
15 424 (2.00%) Bash Shell
16 414 (1.95%) PowerShell
17 368 (1.73%) C
18 210 (0.99%) Groovy
19 204 (0.96%) ES7
20 186 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2,303 (10.85%) Degree
2 1,040 (4.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 474 (2.23%) Security Cleared
4 287 (1.35%) SC Cleared
5 190 (0.90%) Master's Degree
6 129 (0.61%) Oracle Certification
7 128 (0.60%) OCP
8 126 (0.59%) Numerate Degree
9 118 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
10 97 (0.46%) CIW
10 97 (0.46%) OCA
11 85 (0.40%) AWS Certification
12 79 (0.37%) PhD
13 72 (0.34%) DV Cleared
14 56 (0.26%) ISTQB
15 31 (0.15%) SANS
16 29 (0.14%) HND
16 29 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 21 (0.099%) ISEB
17 21 (0.099%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,331 (6.27%) QA
2 733 (3.45%) Accessibility
3 105 (0.49%) WCAG
4 81 (0.38%) SLA
5 79 (0.37%) GDPR
6 49 (0.23%) PCI DSS
7 44 (0.21%) Data Quality
8 42 (0.20%) GRC
9 36 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 20 (0.094%) WAI
11 14 (0.066%) Actionable Recommendations
12 11 (0.052%) ISO 13485
12 11 (0.052%) PSD2
13 9 (0.042%) HIPAA
13 9 (0.042%) HL7
14 8 (0.038%) PMO
15 7 (0.033%) IEC 62304
16 4 (0.019%) Good Clinical Practice
17 3 (0.014%) DICOM
17 3 (0.014%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3,822 (18.01%) Docker
2 59 (0.28%) Active Directory
3 45 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
5 36 (0.17%) Firmware
6 33 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 21 (0.099%) Hyper-V
8 14 (0.066%) ISA Server
9 12 (0.057%) Varnish
10 11 (0.052%) etcd
10 11 (0.052%) HDFS
10 11 (0.052%) LXC
11 9 (0.042%) Ceph
12 7 (0.033%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (0.028%) VirtualBox
14 5 (0.024%) Gluster
15 4 (0.019%) Kamailio
15 4 (0.019%) OpenSIPS
15 4 (0.019%) vSphere
15 4 (0.019%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2,633 (12.41%) Kubernetes
2 1,316 (6.20%) Terraform
3 478 (2.25%) Ansible
4 315 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
5 207 (0.98%) Puppet
6 200 (0.94%) Grafana
7 141 (0.66%) Prometheus
8 81 (0.38%) Kibana
9 55 (0.26%) Istio
10 39 (0.18%) Graphite
11 33 (0.16%) Docker Swarm
12 30 (0.14%) Opsgenie
13 28 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
14 27 (0.13%) Consul
14 27 (0.13%) logstash
14 27 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
15 26 (0.12%) Graylog
16 24 (0.11%) Packer
17 20 (0.094%) HP UCMDB
18 19 (0.090%) MIIS
Vendors
1 1,980 (9.33%) Microsoft
2 1,188 (5.60%) Google
3 869 (4.10%) Oracle
4 443 (2.09%) Adobe
5 298 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
6 270 (1.27%) Zend
7 202 (0.95%) SAP
8 155 (0.73%) Xamarin
9 148 (0.70%) Atlassian
10 139 (0.66%) Sitecore
11 133 (0.63%) ServiceNow
12 128 (0.60%) New Relic
13 125 (0.59%) IBM
14 120 (0.57%) Apple
15 106 (0.50%) VMware
16 92 (0.43%) Splunk
17 81 (0.38%) WooCommerce
18 70 (0.33%) SaltStack
19 68 (0.32%) Nintex
20 63 (0.30%) Facebook