Period
to 17 September 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 17 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK
6 months to
17 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 5 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 23,046 30,008 31,181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.25% 17.98% 17.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.37% 32.27% 32.15%
Number of salaries quoted 19,686 25,701 27,320
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

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 75,885 92,985 96,976
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.49% 55.72% 55.37%
Number of salaries quoted 62,038 77,274 79,603
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%

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 17 September 2019.

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 17 September 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 21,141 £50,000 - 4,680
UK excluding London -1 14,126 £45,000 - 3,407
London -2 8,432 £65,000 +8.33% 1,583
South East 0 4,955 £47,500 +5.56% 796
North of England +2 3,153 £42,500 - 921
South West 0 1,809 £42,500 +3.66% 429
Midlands -1 1,759 £40,000 -3.96% 590
North West 0 1,730 £45,000 +2.86% 550
Yorkshire +1 1,202 £42,500 - 294
Scotland +2 1,037 £45,000 - 226
East of England 0 969 £47,500 +5.56% 361
West Midlands -6 914 £40,000 -5.88% 295
East Midlands +1 842 £40,000 - 293
Wales +4 354 £40,000 - 67
North East 0 224 £45,000 +5.88% 77
Northern Ireland +2 117 £45,000 +32.35% 16
Channel Islands +7 2 £37,500 -16.67%
Isle of Man +1 1 £55,000 +4.76% 2

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 12,343 (53.56%) HTML
2 11,491 (49.86%) CSS
3 10,356 (44.94%) Agile Software Development
4 9,200 (39.92%) C#
5 8,270 (35.88%) .NET
6 7,378 (32.01%) AngularJS
7 6,144 (26.66%) SQL
8 5,840 (25.34%) React
9 5,567 (24.16%) MVC
10 5,521 (23.96%) Java
11 4,916 (21.33%) ASP.NET
12 4,416 (19.16%) SQL Server
13 4,410 (19.14%) Git (software)
14 4,235 (18.38%) Software Engineering
15 4,214 (18.29%) jQuery
16 4,166 (18.08%) Node.js
17 4,002 (17.37%) TDD
18 3,882 (16.84%) HTML5
19 3,770 (16.36%) Front End Development
20 3,591 (15.58%) Azure
21 3,582 (15.54%) AWS
22 3,557 (15.43%) Web Development
23 3,529 (15.31%) PHP
24 3,398 (14.74%) Scrum
25 3,239 (14.05%) Python
26 3,138 (13.62%) DevOps
27 3,062 (13.29%) Finance
28 2,905 (12.61%) Microsoft
29 2,835 (12.30%) Web Services
30 2,622 (11.38%) Degree

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
1 845 (3.67%) CMS
2 665 (2.89%) Elasticsearch
3 630 (2.73%) WordPress
4 425 (1.84%) Confluence
5 383 (1.66%) SharePoint
6 363 (1.58%) IIS
7 343 (1.49%) Apache
8 305 (1.32%) Umbraco
9 261 (1.13%) Drupal
10 260 (1.13%) Tomcat
11 177 (0.77%) Apache Spark
12 156 (0.68%) nginx
13 145 (0.63%) JBoss
14 144 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
15 102 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 100 (0.43%) Apache Solr
17 98 (0.43%) EPiServer
18 84 (0.36%) WebSphere
19 81 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
20 75 (0.33%) Joomla!
Applications
1 313 (1.36%) Photoshop
2 171 (0.74%) Sketch
3 158 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
4 106 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
5 96 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
6 77 (0.33%) InVision
7 69 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 54 (0.23%) Adobe XD
9 45 (0.20%) Zeplin
10 39 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 37 (0.16%) Chatbot
12 28 (0.12%) InDesign
13 23 (0.100%) MS Visio
14 20 (0.087%) Figma
15 19 (0.082%) Marvel
16 13 (0.056%) GIMP
16 13 (0.056%) OmniGraffle
17 12 (0.052%) Adobe Premiere
17 12 (0.052%) Spreadsheet
18 10 (0.043%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 358 (1.55%) Magento
2 317 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 141 (0.61%) Payment Gateway
4 58 (0.25%) Shopify
5 56 (0.24%) NetSuite
6 35 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
7 26 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
8 21 (0.091%) Adobe Campaign
8 21 (0.091%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 19 (0.082%) SAP Hybris
10 12 (0.052%) SDL Web 8
10 12 (0.052%) WebTrends
11 10 (0.043%) SAP SD
12 9 (0.039%) nopCommerce
12 9 (0.039%) OpenCart
12 9 (0.039%) Unica
13 7 (0.030%) Oracle EBS
13 7 (0.030%) Sage CRM
14 6 (0.026%) JDE OneWorld
15 4 (0.017%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 3,591 (15.58%) Azure
2 3,582 (15.54%) AWS
3 1,181 (5.12%) SaaS
4 837 (3.63%) GCP
5 804 (3.49%) GitHub
6 746 (3.24%) Serverless
7 467 (2.03%) npm
8 418 (1.81%) AWS Lambda
9 321 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
10 300 (1.30%) PaaS
11 273 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
12 259 (1.12%) Amazon S3
13 197 (0.85%) Power Platform
14 196 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
15 187 (0.81%) OpenShift
16 180 (0.78%) Office 365
17 162 (0.70%) AWS CloudFormation
18 158 (0.69%) Amazon ECS
19 143 (0.62%) IaaS
20 142 (0.62%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 351 (1.52%) HTTP
2 346 (1.50%) Internet
3 187 (0.81%) TCP/IP
4 98 (0.43%) Firewall
5 96 (0.42%) DNS
6 75 (0.33%) Intranet
7 71 (0.31%) Skype
8 57 (0.25%) DHCP
9 45 (0.20%) NetScaler
10 42 (0.18%) Broadband
11 37 (0.16%) Network Security
12 36 (0.16%) SSH
13 32 (0.14%) SSL
14 31 (0.13%) Extranet
15 29 (0.13%) HTTPS
16 28 (0.12%) WAN
17 23 (0.100%) VPN
18 19 (0.082%) FTP
19 17 (0.074%) RS-232
19 17 (0.074%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4,416 (19.16%) SQL Server
2 2,610 (11.33%) MySQL
3 1,336 (5.80%) NoSQL
4 1,164 (5.05%) MongoDB
5 955 (4.14%) PostgreSQL
6 833 (3.61%) Relational Database
7 563 (2.44%) Big Data
8 470 (2.04%) Redis
9 355 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 318 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 273 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 262 (1.14%) SQL Server 2016
13 187 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
14 178 (0.77%) Hadoop
14 178 (0.77%) RDBMS
15 174 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
16 171 (0.74%) Power BI
17 167 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
18 154 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
19 145 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4,410 (19.14%) Git (software)
2 1,495 (6.49%) Jenkins
3 1,291 (5.60%) JIRA
4 1,103 (4.79%) Selenium
5 1,028 (4.46%) webpack
6 1,012 (4.39%) Visual Studio
7 730 (3.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 581 (2.52%) gulp
9 561 (2.43%) Cucumber
10 530 (2.30%) Subversion
11 524 (2.27%) TeamCity
12 462 (2.00%) Maven
13 423 (1.84%) Jasmine
14 414 (1.80%) Grunt
15 403 (1.75%) JUnit
16 329 (1.43%) Bitbucket
17 318 (1.38%) WebDriver
18 313 (1.36%) Visual Studio Team System
19 302 (1.31%) NUnit
20 273 (1.18%) Mocha
General
1 3,062 (13.29%) Finance
2 1,246 (5.41%) Retail
3 1,124 (4.88%) Marketing
4 844 (3.66%) Banking
5 533 (2.31%) Games
6 460 (2.00%) Public Sector
7 402 (1.74%) Manufacturing
8 352 (1.53%) Front Office
9 331 (1.44%) Advertising
10 315 (1.37%) Telecoms
11 230 (1.00%) Law
12 201 (0.87%) Electronics
13 180 (0.78%) Legal
14 123 (0.53%) Financial Institution
15 120 (0.52%) Investment Banking
16 117 (0.51%) Automotive
17 116 (0.50%) Publishing
18 84 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
19 76 (0.33%) Back Office
20 75 (0.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 16,751 (72.69%) Developer
2 3,523 (15.29%) .NET Developer
3 3,080 (13.36%) Senior Developer
4 2,719 (11.80%) C# Developer
5 2,667 (11.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2,387 (10.36%) Software Developer
7 2,196 (9.53%) JavaScript Developer
8 1,982 (8.60%) Software Engineer
9 1,810 (7.85%) Full Stack Developer
10 1,762 (7.65%) C# .NET Developer
11 1,656 (7.19%) PHP Developer
12 1,444 (6.27%) Java Developer
13 1,319 (5.72%) Web Developer
14 1,274 (5.53%) React Developer
15 1,008 (4.37%) Junior
16 848 (3.68%) Junior Developer
17 742 (3.22%) Lead Developer
18 717 (3.11%) ASP.NET Developer
19 682 (2.96%) Angular Developer
20 660 (2.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12,343 (53.56%) HTML
2 11,491 (49.86%) CSS
3 8,270 (35.88%) .NET
4 7,378 (32.01%) AngularJS
5 5,840 (25.34%) React
6 4,916 (21.33%) ASP.NET
7 4,214 (18.29%) jQuery
8 4,166 (18.08%) Node.js
9 3,882 (16.84%) HTML5
10 2,835 (12.30%) Web Services
11 2,593 (11.25%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2,313 (10.04%) REST
13 2,275 (9.87%) CSS3
14 2,077 (9.01%) RESTful
15 1,934 (8.39%) .NET Framework
16 1,884 (8.17%) ASP.NET Web API
17 1,830 (7.94%) Sass
18 1,792 (7.78%) Vue.js
19 1,785 (7.75%) Spring
20 1,685 (7.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2,504 (10.87%) User Experience
2 1,612 (6.99%) Greenfield Project
3 1,263 (5.48%) Mobile App
4 919 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
5 631 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
6 611 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
7 435 (1.89%) Algorithms
8 275 (1.19%) Data Structures
9 231 (1.00%) Fixed Income
10 181 (0.79%) Derivative
11 178 (0.77%) Management Information System
12 175 (0.76%) Public Cloud
13 171 (0.74%) Hedge funds
14 158 (0.69%) Cloud Native
15 151 (0.66%) Social Media
15 151 (0.66%) Virtual Team
16 139 (0.60%) Equities
16 139 (0.60%) Robotics
17 136 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
18 134 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2,129 (9.24%) Linux
2 1,171 (5.08%) Windows
3 743 (3.22%) Android
4 668 (2.90%) Apple iOS
5 528 (2.29%) Unix
6 176 (0.76%) Windows Server
7 110 (0.48%) Mac OS
8 106 (0.46%) Ubuntu
9 78 (0.34%) CentOS
10 53 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 38 (0.16%) Debian
12 35 (0.15%) AIX
13 28 (0.12%) Mac OS X
13 28 (0.12%) Windows 10
14 22 (0.095%) Windows Server 2012
15 15 (0.065%) Kali Linux
16 13 (0.056%) Windows 7
17 11 (0.048%) Windows Server 2008
18 10 (0.043%) Embedded Linux
18 10 (0.043%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10,356 (44.94%) Agile Software Development
2 5,567 (24.16%) MVC
3 4,235 (18.38%) Software Engineering
4 4,002 (17.37%) TDD
5 3,770 (16.36%) Front End Development
6 3,557 (15.43%) Web Development
7 3,398 (14.74%) Scrum
8 3,138 (13.62%) DevOps
9 2,310 (10.02%) OO
10 2,266 (9.83%) Microservices
11 2,214 (9.61%) Test Automation
12 2,211 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
13 2,196 (9.53%) Problem-Solving
14 1,912 (8.30%) Mentoring
15 1,865 (8.09%) Computer Science
16 1,814 (7.87%) BDD
17 1,731 (7.51%) SDLC
18 1,679 (7.29%) Unit Testing
19 1,537 (6.67%) E-Commerce
20 1,462 (6.34%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 9,200 (39.92%) C#
2 6,144 (26.66%) SQL
3 5,521 (23.96%) Java
4 3,529 (15.31%) PHP
5 3,239 (14.05%) Python
6 2,027 (8.80%) TypeScript
7 1,442 (6.26%) ES6
8 1,089 (4.73%) C++
9 1,067 (4.63%) T-SQL
10 894 (3.88%) Ruby
11 586 (2.54%) Java 8
12 544 (2.36%) VB.NET
13 457 (1.98%) C
14 452 (1.96%) Go
15 437 (1.90%) PowerShell
16 429 (1.86%) Scala
17 407 (1.77%) Bash Shell
18 237 (1.03%) Perl
19 222 (0.96%) Groovy
20 214 (0.93%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2,622 (11.38%) Degree
2 797 (3.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 473 (2.05%) Security Cleared
4 247 (1.07%) SC Cleared
5 191 (0.83%) DV Cleared
6 143 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
7 77 (0.33%) Master's Degree
8 73 (0.32%) ISTQB
9 67 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
10 64 (0.28%) HND
10 64 (0.28%) PhD
11 56 (0.24%) ISEB
12 55 (0.24%) MCP
13 44 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
14 43 (0.19%) CCNA
15 38 (0.16%) CISSP
16 31 (0.13%) RHCE
17 30 (0.13%) CCA
18 28 (0.12%) AWS Certification
19 27 (0.12%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,214 (5.27%) QA
2 94 (0.41%) GDPR
3 72 (0.31%) SLA
4 61 (0.26%) WAI
5 47 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 24 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 23 (0.100%) PCI DSS
8 20 (0.087%) WCAG
9 17 (0.074%) COBIT
10 16 (0.069%) Data Quality
11 14 (0.061%) PMO
12 11 (0.048%) ISO 9001
13 6 (0.026%) Cyber Essentials
13 6 (0.026%) HIPAA
14 5 (0.022%) HL7
14 5 (0.022%) MiFID
14 5 (0.022%) PSD2
15 4 (0.017%) NIST
16 2 (0.009%) Def Stans
16 2 (0.009%) FINRA
System Software
1 2,619 (11.36%) Docker
2 182 (0.79%) Active Directory
3 96 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 57 (0.25%) Hyper-V
5 47 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
6 46 (0.20%) XenApp
7 45 (0.20%) XenDesktop
8 30 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 30 (0.13%) Varnish
9 27 (0.12%) Firmware
9 27 (0.12%) vSphere
10 26 (0.11%) HDFS
11 23 (0.100%) VirtualBox
12 21 (0.091%) Forefront TMG
13 17 (0.074%) Virtual Machines
14 9 (0.039%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 9 (0.039%) VMware NSX
15 8 (0.035%) vCloud
16 6 (0.026%) etcd
16 6 (0.026%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1,214 (5.27%) Kubernetes
2 601 (2.61%) Ansible
3 499 (2.17%) Terraform
4 407 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
5 325 (1.41%) Puppet
6 99 (0.43%) Mesos
7 87 (0.38%) Kibana
8 85 (0.37%) Marathon
9 65 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
10 55 (0.24%) SCCM
11 47 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
11 47 (0.20%) logstash
12 46 (0.20%) SCOrch
13 45 (0.20%) Consul
13 45 (0.20%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 45 (0.20%) SCOM
14 43 (0.19%) Istio
15 36 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
16 35 (0.15%) Nagios
17 34 (0.15%) Packer
Vendors
1 2,905 (12.61%) Microsoft
2 1,035 (4.49%) Oracle
3 915 (3.97%) Google
4 508 (2.20%) Adobe
5 351 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
6 335 (1.45%) Zend
7 300 (1.30%) SAP
8 268 (1.16%) IBM
9 242 (1.05%) Xamarin
10 225 (0.98%) ServiceNow
11 218 (0.95%) Splunk
12 196 (0.85%) Sitecore
13 168 (0.73%) Sage
14 143 (0.62%) Atlassian
15 138 (0.60%) Cypress Semiconductor
16 113 (0.49%) VMware
17 107 (0.46%) Tableau
18 105 (0.46%) Bloomberg
19 104 (0.45%) Facebook
20 103 (0.45%) Reuters