Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +3
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 27,693 31,819 31,531
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.39% 17.71% 16.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.63% 32.06% 31.99%
Number of salaries quoted 23,533 28,016 28,275
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -

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 87,561 99,259 98,564
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.97% 55.26% 53.12%
Number of salaries quoted 72,646 81,955 84,854
UK median annual salary £51,312 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.62% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 14 December 2018.

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 14 December 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 25,637 £50,000 +8.70% 5,078
UK excluding London -1 16,294 £45,000 +7.14% 3,629
London +1 10,796 £61,750 +7.39% 1,782
South East 0 5,607 £45,000 - 869
North of England +2 3,669 £42,500 +6.25% 1,008
Midlands -3 2,003 £41,000 +9.33% 618
North West -2 1,974 £45,000 +9.76% 544
South West 0 1,953 £42,500 +6.25% 455
East of England -1 1,555 £45,000 - 349
Yorkshire +2 1,419 £42,500 +6.25% 356
West Midlands -1 1,169 £42,500 +13.33% 351
Scotland +1 1,051 £47,500 +18.75% 205
East Midlands -2 833 £40,000 +6.67% 266
Wales 0 327 £37,500 +4.17% 93
North East +6 277 £45,000 +21.62% 108
Northern Ireland +6 169 £40,000 +9.59% 35
Channel Islands - 2 £41,250 -
Isle of Man +11 1 £67,500 +35.00%

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 16,431 (59.33%) HTML
2 15,239 (55.03%) CSS
3 12,851 (46.41%) Agile Software Development
4 11,739 (42.39%) C#
5 10,874 (39.27%) .NET
6 9,671 (34.92%) AngularJS
7 8,033 (29.01%) SQL
8 7,958 (28.74%) MVC
9 6,894 (24.89%) Java
10 6,612 (23.88%) ASP.NET
11 6,432 (23.23%) SQL Server
12 6,057 (21.87%) jQuery
13 5,995 (21.65%) React
14 5,795 (20.93%) HTML5
15 5,101 (18.42%) TDD
16 5,074 (18.32%) Git (software)
17 4,756 (17.17%) Web Development
18 4,565 (16.48%) Finance
19 4,375 (15.80%) Software Engineering
20 4,321 (15.60%) Scrum
21 4,317 (15.59%) Node.js
22 4,307 (15.55%) Front End Development
23 4,107 (14.83%) Microsoft
24 4,064 (14.68%) PHP
25 3,932 (14.20%) ASP.NET MVC
26 3,680 (13.29%) Microsoft Azure
27 3,657 (13.21%) Web Services
28 3,560 (12.86%) Python
29 3,550 (12.82%) CSS3
30 3,379 (12.20%) Amazon AWS

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 1,401 (5.06%) CMS
2 923 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
3 725 (2.62%) WordPress
4 722 (2.61%) SharePoint
5 681 (2.46%) Apache
6 633 (2.29%) IIS
7 525 (1.90%) Confluence
8 446 (1.61%) Umbraco
9 436 (1.57%) Tomcat
10 342 (1.23%) Drupal
11 225 (0.81%) Apache Spark
12 215 (0.78%) nginx
13 189 (0.68%) EPiServer
14 185 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
15 158 (0.57%) JBoss
16 133 (0.48%) WebSphere
17 119 (0.43%) WebLogic
18 113 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 108 (0.39%) Kentico
20 106 (0.38%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 480 (1.73%) Photoshop
2 215 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 204 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
4 203 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
5 119 (0.43%) Chatbot
6 115 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 77 (0.28%) InVision
8 41 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 30 (0.11%) MS Visio
10 27 (0.097%) InDesign
11 24 (0.087%) Microsoft Project
12 23 (0.083%) Adobe After Effects
13 20 (0.072%) GIMP
14 18 (0.065%) OmniGraffle
15 14 (0.051%) AutoCAD
16 13 (0.047%) Fireworks
17 10 (0.036%) InfoPath
17 10 (0.036%) UXPin
17 10 (0.036%) Weka
18 9 (0.032%) Flinto
Business Applications
1 577 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 266 (0.96%) Magento
3 92 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
4 83 (0.30%) NetSuite
5 62 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
6 54 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
7 51 (0.18%) Shopify
8 41 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
8 41 (0.15%) Eloqua
8 41 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 33 (0.12%) SAP Business One
10 29 (0.10%) SAP Hybris
11 23 (0.083%) Actimize
11 23 (0.083%) Adobe Campaign
12 21 (0.076%) WebTrends
13 16 (0.058%) Oracle EBS
14 13 (0.047%) SAP S/4HANA
15 9 (0.032%) osCommerce
16 8 (0.029%) Odoo
17 7 (0.025%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3,680 (13.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 3,379 (12.20%) Amazon AWS
3 1,044 (3.77%) SaaS
4 810 (2.92%) GitHub
5 603 (2.18%) npm
6 451 (1.63%) Serverless
7 431 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
8 262 (0.95%) Office 365
9 238 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
10 224 (0.81%) PaaS
11 217 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
12 204 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
13 193 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
14 178 (0.64%) Amazon S3
15 167 (0.60%) Google Analytics
16 129 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
17 115 (0.42%) IaaS
18 97 (0.35%) OpenShift
19 94 (0.34%) Heroku
20 80 (0.29%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 605 (2.18%) HTTP
2 547 (1.98%) Internet
3 208 (0.75%) TCP/IP
4 172 (0.62%) DNS
5 165 (0.60%) Intranet
6 159 (0.57%) SSL
7 132 (0.48%) Firewall
8 81 (0.29%) SMS
9 51 (0.18%) Skype
10 47 (0.17%) HTTPS
10 47 (0.17%) VPN
11 41 (0.15%) Network Security
12 37 (0.13%) Hyperconnected
13 33 (0.12%) AMQP
14 31 (0.11%) Broadband
15 30 (0.11%) SSH
16 29 (0.10%) VoIP
17 27 (0.097%) Extranet
18 25 (0.090%) H.323
18 25 (0.090%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6,432 (23.23%) SQL Server
2 3,257 (11.76%) MySQL
3 1,924 (6.95%) NoSQL
4 1,607 (5.80%) MongoDB
5 1,275 (4.60%) Relational Database
6 1,197 (4.32%) PostgreSQL
7 816 (2.95%) Big Data
8 558 (2.01%) SQL Server 2016
9 538 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 470 (1.70%) Redis
11 464 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 423 (1.53%) Hadoop
13 354 (1.28%) Blockchain
14 350 (1.26%) RDBMS
15 276 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
16 267 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
17 262 (0.95%) Oracle Database
18 260 (0.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 227 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
20 209 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5,074 (18.32%) Git (software)
2 1,800 (6.50%) Jenkins
3 1,490 (5.38%) JIRA
4 1,407 (5.08%) Visual Studio
5 1,386 (5.00%) Selenium
6 1,207 (4.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 1,127 (4.07%) webpack
8 1,026 (3.70%) gulp
9 870 (3.14%) Subversion
10 847 (3.06%) Maven
11 713 (2.57%) Cucumber
12 685 (2.47%) Grunt
13 659 (2.38%) JUnit
14 653 (2.36%) TeamCity
15 562 (2.03%) NUnit
16 534 (1.93%) Jasmine
17 405 (1.46%) WebDriver
18 400 (1.44%) Octopus Deploy
19 381 (1.38%) Bitbucket
20 365 (1.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4,565 (16.48%) Finance
2 1,333 (4.81%) Marketing
3 1,187 (4.29%) Retail
4 1,180 (4.26%) Banking
5 810 (2.92%) Games
6 676 (2.44%) Advertising
7 477 (1.72%) Manufacturing
8 418 (1.51%) Telecoms
9 349 (1.26%) Investment Banking
10 266 (0.96%) Law
11 264 (0.95%) Electronics
12 202 (0.73%) Automotive
13 200 (0.72%) Legal
14 188 (0.68%) Front Office
15 187 (0.68%) Back Office
16 185 (0.67%) Financial Institution
17 171 (0.62%) Publishing
18 80 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
19 51 (0.18%) Multimedia
20 37 (0.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 20,581 (74.32%) Developer
2 5,140 (18.56%) .NET Developer
3 3,896 (14.07%) C# Developer
4 3,500 (12.64%) Senior Developer
5 3,155 (11.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2,909 (10.50%) JavaScript Developer
7 2,738 (9.89%) Software Developer
8 2,634 (9.51%) C# .NET Developer
9 2,199 (7.94%) Java Developer
10 2,167 (7.83%) Full Stack Developer
11 1,934 (6.98%) Software Engineer
12 1,926 (6.95%) Web Developer
13 1,679 (6.06%) PHP Developer
14 1,442 (5.21%) ASP.NET Developer
15 1,226 (4.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 1,151 (4.16%) Junior
17 1,083 (3.91%) React Developer
18 1,068 (3.86%) Lead Developer
19 1,009 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
20 1,004 (3.63%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16,431 (59.33%) HTML
2 15,239 (55.03%) CSS
3 10,874 (39.27%) .NET
4 9,671 (34.92%) AngularJS
5 6,612 (23.88%) ASP.NET
6 6,057 (21.87%) jQuery
7 5,995 (21.65%) React
8 5,795 (20.93%) HTML5
9 4,317 (15.59%) Node.js
10 3,932 (14.20%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3,657 (13.21%) Web Services
12 3,550 (12.82%) CSS3
13 3,108 (11.22%) RESTful
14 2,999 (10.83%) ASP.NET Web API
15 2,757 (9.96%) REST
16 2,687 (9.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 2,577 (9.31%) .NET Framework
18 2,274 (8.21%) XML
19 2,267 (8.19%) Sass
20 2,078 (7.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2,868 (10.36%) User Experience
2 2,120 (7.66%) Greenfield Project
3 1,344 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1,266 (4.57%) Mobile App
5 1,255 (4.53%) Fintech
6 988 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
7 800 (2.89%) Self-Motivation
8 404 (1.46%) Algorithms
9 270 (0.97%) Management Information System
10 265 (0.96%) Data Structures
11 188 (0.68%) N-Tier
12 186 (0.67%) Social Media
13 169 (0.61%) Linux Command Line
14 168 (0.61%) Hedge funds
15 159 (0.57%) Virtual Team
16 155 (0.56%) Tandem
17 128 (0.46%) Robotics
18 127 (0.46%) NHS
19 120 (0.43%) Graphic Design
20 118 (0.43%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2,644 (9.55%) Linux
2 1,600 (5.78%) Windows
3 975 (3.52%) Android
4 913 (3.30%) Apple iOS
5 662 (2.39%) Unix
6 278 (1.00%) Windows Server
7 146 (0.53%) Ubuntu
8 127 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 114 (0.41%) CentOS
10 77 (0.28%) Mac OS X
11 74 (0.27%) Debian
12 68 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
13 54 (0.19%) Mac OS
14 49 (0.18%) Windows 10
15 28 (0.10%) Windows Phone
16 23 (0.083%) Solaris
17 22 (0.079%) Windows Server 2008
18 19 (0.069%) openSUSE
19 18 (0.065%) AIX
20 15 (0.054%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12,851 (46.41%) Agile Software Development
2 7,958 (28.74%) MVC
3 5,101 (18.42%) TDD
4 4,756 (17.17%) Web Development
5 4,375 (15.80%) Software Engineering
6 4,321 (15.60%) Scrum
7 4,307 (15.55%) Front End Development
8 3,044 (10.99%) Continuous Integration
9 2,954 (10.67%) Test Automation
10 2,920 (10.54%) OO
11 2,688 (9.71%) Problem-Solving
12 2,475 (8.94%) DevOps
13 2,361 (8.53%) BDD
14 2,324 (8.39%) Microservices
15 2,166 (7.82%) Computer Science
16 1,923 (6.94%) Unit Testing
17 1,892 (6.83%) SDLC
18 1,870 (6.75%) E-Commerce
19 1,810 (6.54%) Mentoring
20 1,496 (5.40%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 11,739 (42.39%) C#
2 8,033 (29.01%) SQL
3 6,894 (24.89%) Java
4 4,064 (14.68%) PHP
5 3,560 (12.86%) Python
6 1,635 (5.90%) TypeScript
7 1,471 (5.31%) ES6
8 1,411 (5.10%) T-SQL
9 1,342 (4.85%) C++
10 1,117 (4.03%) Ruby
11 720 (2.60%) Java 8
12 648 (2.34%) PowerShell
13 644 (2.33%) C
14 603 (2.18%) VB.NET
15 560 (2.02%) Scala
16 507 (1.83%) Go
17 436 (1.57%) PL/SQL
18 430 (1.55%) Bash Shell
19 378 (1.36%) Perl
20 268 (0.97%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3,296 (11.90%) Degree
2 1,194 (4.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 479 (1.73%) Security Cleared
4 273 (0.99%) SC Cleared
5 234 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 146 (0.53%) DV Cleared
7 126 (0.45%) Master's Degree
8 110 (0.40%) PhD
9 91 (0.33%) Numerate Degree
10 86 (0.31%) ISTQB
11 61 (0.22%) AWS Certification
12 60 (0.22%) ISEB
13 54 (0.19%) CISSP
14 50 (0.18%) CCNA
14 50 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
15 47 (0.17%) DBS Check
16 43 (0.16%) CompTIA Security+
16 43 (0.16%) MCSE
17 35 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
17 35 (0.13%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,550 (5.60%) QA
2 169 (0.61%) GDPR
3 72 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 70 (0.25%) SLA
5 51 (0.18%) ISO 9001
6 43 (0.16%) PCI DSS
7 39 (0.14%) WCAG
8 36 (0.13%) Data Quality
9 24 (0.087%) PMO
10 22 (0.079%) WAI
11 16 (0.058%) ISO 14001
12 12 (0.043%) Disclosure Scotland
12 12 (0.043%) HL7
13 11 (0.040%) MiFID
14 10 (0.036%) DICOM
15 8 (0.029%) GAMP
16 7 (0.025%) Cyber Essentials
17 5 (0.018%) PSD2
18 2 (0.007%) Actionable Recommendations
18 2 (0.007%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 2,082 (7.52%) Docker
2 221 (0.80%) Active Directory
3 117 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 89 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
5 70 (0.25%) vSphere
6 66 (0.24%) Firmware
7 62 (0.22%) Varnish
8 53 (0.19%) HDFS
9 52 (0.19%) VirtualBox
10 50 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 42 (0.15%) Hyper-V
12 20 (0.072%) GridGain
13 14 (0.051%) Oracle RAC
14 12 (0.043%) Apache Flume
14 12 (0.043%) LXC
15 10 (0.036%) KVM
16 9 (0.032%) VMware ESXi
17 7 (0.025%) NFS
17 7 (0.025%) Xen
18 6 (0.022%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 707 (2.55%) Kubernetes
2 606 (2.19%) Ansible
3 489 (1.77%) Puppet
4 466 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
5 299 (1.08%) Terraform
6 92 (0.33%) Salt
7 64 (0.23%) Kibana
8 48 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
9 46 (0.17%) logstash
10 41 (0.15%) HP ALM
10 41 (0.15%) Packer
10 41 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
11 29 (0.10%) Mesos
12 26 (0.094%) Grafana
13 24 (0.087%) Prometheus
14 22 (0.079%) Cobbler
14 22 (0.079%) HP Quality Center
15 18 (0.065%) Marathon
16 17 (0.061%) HAProxy
16 17 (0.061%) QRadar
Vendors
1 4,107 (14.83%) Microsoft
2 1,579 (5.70%) Oracle
3 780 (2.82%) Google
4 592 (2.14%) Adobe
5 464 (1.68%) Xamarin
6 444 (1.60%) SAP
7 345 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
8 281 (1.01%) Zend
9 267 (0.96%) Sitecore
10 198 (0.71%) Tableau
11 197 (0.71%) ServiceNow
12 188 (0.68%) Atlassian
13 186 (0.67%) IBM
14 163 (0.59%) VMware
15 144 (0.52%) Red Hat
16 116 (0.42%) Facebook
17 94 (0.34%) Nintex
18 92 (0.33%) Twitter
19 88 (0.32%) Telerik
20 84 (0.30%) Splunk