Period
to 8 August 2020

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 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 5 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 12,097 23,407 30,601
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 18.61% 16.39% 17.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.94% 30.56% 32.11%
Number of salaries quoted 11,594 21,645 27,963
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 36,723 76,592 95,309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.48% 53.64% 55.79%
Number of salaries quoted 30,183 62,833 79,132
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,750 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 August 2020.

Salary histogram for JavaScript in the UK

JavaScript
Top 19 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 August 2020. 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 +2 11,205 £54,000 +8.00% 2,111
UK excluding London +2 7,160 £47,500 +5.56% 1,685
London -2 4,624 £67,500 +3.85% 555
South East +1 2,379 £50,000 +5.26% 332
North of England +2 1,879 £45,092 +6.10% 543
Work from Home 0 1,321 £53,012 +6.02% 358
North West +1 976 £47,500 +10.47% 323
South West +1 964 £45,000 +5.88% 251
Midlands +1 855 £45,000 +12.50% 279
Yorkshire +3 724 £45,000 +9.75% 168
West Midlands +3 536 £45,000 +9.76% 139
East of England -1 433 £45,000 -10.00% 145
Scotland +2 429 £45,000 +3.45% 73
East Midlands 0 316 £42,500 +6.25% 138
North East +4 180 £45,000 +2.86% 52
Wales -5 155 £40,000 - 48
Northern Ireland -4 70 £50,000 +17.65% 16
Channel Islands 0 6 £65,000 +73.33%
Isle of Man +1 1 - -

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 5,633 (46.57%) HTML
2 5,540 (45.80%) Agile Software Development
3 5,299 (43.80%) CSS
4 4,299 (35.54%) C#
5 4,004 (33.10%) .NET
6 3,885 (32.12%) AngularJS
7 3,857 (31.88%) React
8 2,798 (23.13%) Node.js
9 2,792 (23.08%) SQL
10 2,729 (22.56%) Java
11 2,477 (20.48%) AWS
12 2,468 (20.40%) Azure
13 2,460 (20.34%) Software Engineering
14 2,454 (20.29%) MVC
15 2,303 (19.04%) Git (software)
16 2,164 (17.89%) SQL Server
17 2,140 (17.69%) Python
18 2,108 (17.43%) TDD
19 2,046 (16.91%) ASP.NET
20 1,939 (16.03%) Front End Development
21 1,895 (15.67%) DevOps
22 1,840 (15.21%) Finance
23 1,791 (14.81%) PHP
24 1,770 (14.63%) TypeScript
25 1,748 (14.45%) Scrum
26 1,716 (14.19%) jQuery
27 1,682 (13.90%) Vue.js
28 1,676 (13.85%) HTML5
29 1,667 (13.78%) Microservices
30 1,641 (13.57%) 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
1 453 (3.74%) Elasticsearch
2 397 (3.28%) CMS
3 268 (2.22%) WordPress
4 230 (1.90%) Apache
5 175 (1.45%) Confluence
6 163 (1.35%) IIS
7 146 (1.21%) SharePoint
8 94 (0.78%) Apache Spark
9 93 (0.77%) Umbraco
10 92 (0.76%) Tomcat
11 86 (0.71%) nginx
12 69 (0.57%) EPiServer
13 63 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
14 61 (0.50%) Drupal
15 45 (0.37%) NServiceBus
16 39 (0.32%) JBoss
17 32 (0.26%) OpenStack
18 30 (0.25%) SAS
19 29 (0.24%) Kentico
20 26 (0.21%) Joomla!
Applications
1 108 (0.89%) Sketch
2 101 (0.83%) Photoshop
3 86 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
4 58 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
5 47 (0.39%) InVision
5 47 (0.39%) Zeplin
6 44 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
7 37 (0.31%) Chatbot
8 26 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 26 (0.21%) Adobe XD
9 25 (0.21%) Figma
10 10 (0.083%) MS Visio
11 9 (0.074%) OmniGraffle
11 9 (0.074%) UXPin
12 7 (0.058%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 4 (0.033%) Fireworks
13 4 (0.033%) Marvel
14 3 (0.025%) Blender
14 3 (0.025%) InfoPath
15 2 (0.017%) Inkscape
Business Applications
1 194 (1.60%) Magento
2 130 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
3 54 (0.45%) Shopify
4 53 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
5 38 (0.31%) NetSuite
6 37 (0.31%) FINCAD Analytics
7 28 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
8 25 (0.21%) Adobe Campaign
9 13 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
10 10 (0.083%) R3 Corda
11 8 (0.066%) SDL Web 8
12 7 (0.058%) Eloqua
12 7 (0.058%) Maximo
12 7 (0.058%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 6 (0.050%) Dynamics AX
13 6 (0.050%) Oracle Applications
13 6 (0.050%) SAP S/4HANA
14 5 (0.041%) WebTrends
15 4 (0.033%) Hyperion Planning
15 4 (0.033%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 2,477 (20.48%) AWS
2 2,468 (20.40%) Azure
3 690 (5.70%) SaaS
4 628 (5.19%) GCP
5 550 (4.55%) Serverless
6 314 (2.60%) AWS Lambda
7 308 (2.55%) GitHub
8 251 (2.07%) npm
9 175 (1.45%) Power Platform
10 161 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
11 140 (1.16%) Amazon S3
12 132 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
13 122 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
14 118 (0.98%) Dynamics 365
15 113 (0.93%) PaaS
16 78 (0.64%) OpenShift
17 76 (0.63%) Office 365
18 68 (0.56%) Google Analytics
19 54 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
20 52 (0.43%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 218 (1.80%) Internet
2 179 (1.48%) HTTP
3 84 (0.69%) Skype
4 71 (0.59%) TCP/IP
5 56 (0.46%) Firewall
6 45 (0.37%) SSL
7 39 (0.32%) Network Security
8 36 (0.30%) VPN
9 33 (0.27%) Intranet
10 23 (0.19%) Wireshark
11 21 (0.17%) VoIP
12 19 (0.16%) SSH
13 17 (0.14%) Wireless
14 16 (0.13%) SNMP
15 14 (0.12%) Bluetooth
15 14 (0.12%) DNS
15 14 (0.12%) LAN
15 14 (0.12%) WAN
16 13 (0.11%) Broadband
17 12 (0.099%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,164 (17.89%) SQL Server
2 1,312 (10.85%) MySQL
3 871 (7.20%) MongoDB
4 771 (6.37%) NoSQL
5 490 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
6 438 (3.62%) Relational Database
7 274 (2.27%) Big Data
8 271 (2.24%) Redis
9 230 (1.90%) SQL Server 2019
10 163 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 163 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 151 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 146 (1.21%) Hadoop
13 143 (1.18%) Power BI
14 105 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
15 83 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
16 77 (0.64%) Azure SQL Database
17 71 (0.59%) RDBMS
18 70 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 65 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2,303 (19.04%) Git (software)
2 664 (5.49%) Jenkins
3 559 (4.62%) JIRA
4 551 (4.55%) webpack
5 520 (4.30%) Selenium
6 396 (3.27%) Visual Studio
7 339 (2.80%) Cucumber
8 267 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
9 265 (2.19%) gulp
10 226 (1.87%) TeamCity
11 218 (1.80%) Maven
12 215 (1.78%) Subversion
13 204 (1.69%) JUnit
14 189 (1.56%) Grunt
15 186 (1.54%) Mocha
16 177 (1.46%) Jasmine
17 162 (1.34%) Bitbucket
18 155 (1.28%) Cypress.io
19 126 (1.04%) NUnit
20 116 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1,840 (15.21%) Finance
2 535 (4.42%) Retail
3 497 (4.11%) Marketing
4 474 (3.92%) Banking
5 407 (3.36%) Front Office
6 317 (2.62%) Games
7 202 (1.67%) Public Sector
8 191 (1.58%) Law
9 170 (1.41%) Manufacturing
10 165 (1.36%) Investment Banking
11 123 (1.02%) Telecoms
12 114 (0.94%) Advertising
13 94 (0.78%) Legal
14 82 (0.68%) Financial Institution
15 75 (0.62%) Electronics
16 61 (0.50%) Publishing
17 54 (0.45%) Automotive
18 46 (0.38%) Aerospace
19 33 (0.27%) Local Government
20 29 (0.24%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8,585 (70.97%) Developer
2 1,674 (13.84%) .NET Developer
3 1,565 (12.94%) Senior Developer
4 1,483 (12.26%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1,172 (9.69%) JavaScript Developer
6 1,089 (9.00%) Software Engineer
7 1,082 (8.94%) Software Developer
8 1,081 (8.94%) Full Stack Developer
9 1,053 (8.70%) C# Developer
10 833 (6.89%) PHP Developer
11 784 (6.48%) React Developer
12 695 (5.75%) Java Developer
13 667 (5.51%) C# .NET Developer
14 558 (4.61%) Web Developer
15 411 (3.40%) Lead Developer
16 386 (3.19%) Junior
17 339 (2.80%) Python Developer
18 334 (2.76%) Angular Developer
19 320 (2.65%) Senior .NET Developer
20 316 (2.61%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5,633 (46.57%) HTML
2 5,299 (43.80%) CSS
3 4,004 (33.10%) .NET
4 3,885 (32.12%) AngularJS
5 3,857 (31.88%) React
6 2,798 (23.13%) Node.js
7 2,046 (16.91%) ASP.NET
8 1,716 (14.19%) jQuery
9 1,682 (13.90%) Vue.js
10 1,676 (13.85%) HTML5
11 1,513 (12.51%) Web Services
12 1,480 (12.23%) .NET Core
13 1,236 (10.22%) .NET Framework
14 1,231 (10.18%) REST
15 1,069 (8.84%) ASP.NET MVC
16 1,021 (8.44%) RESTful
17 993 (8.21%) ASP.NET Web API
18 972 (8.04%) CSS3
19 894 (7.39%) Redux
20 892 (7.37%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1,247 (10.31%) User Experience
2 966 (7.99%) Greenfield Project
3 631 (5.22%) Mobile App
4 541 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
5 361 (2.98%) Hedge funds
6 301 (2.49%) Self-Motivation
7 300 (2.48%) Derivative
8 295 (2.44%) Fixed Income
9 218 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
10 208 (1.72%) Equities
11 200 (1.65%) Algorithms
12 177 (1.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 154 (1.27%) Data Structures
14 108 (0.89%) Cloud Native
15 82 (0.68%) Blog
16 74 (0.61%) Public Cloud
17 65 (0.54%) Linux Command Line
18 62 (0.51%) Virtual Team
19 61 (0.50%) Social Media
20 54 (0.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1,109 (9.17%) Linux
2 561 (4.64%) Windows
3 409 (3.38%) Android
4 382 (3.16%) Apple iOS
5 253 (2.09%) Unix
6 86 (0.71%) Ubuntu
7 71 (0.59%) Windows Server
8 49 (0.41%) CentOS
9 29 (0.24%) Mac OS X
10 28 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 27 (0.22%) Debian
12 26 (0.21%) Mac OS
13 21 (0.17%) Windows Server 2016
14 11 (0.091%) VMS
15 10 (0.083%) Windows 10
15 10 (0.083%) Windows Server 2008
16 9 (0.074%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 7 (0.058%) Windows 7
18 5 (0.041%) CoreOS
19 1 (0.008%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,540 (45.80%) Agile Software Development
2 2,460 (20.34%) Software Engineering
3 2,454 (20.29%) MVC
4 2,108 (17.43%) TDD
5 1,939 (16.03%) Front End Development
6 1,895 (15.67%) DevOps
7 1,748 (14.45%) Scrum
8 1,667 (13.78%) Microservices
9 1,641 (13.57%) Web Development
10 1,303 (10.77%) Test Automation
11 1,083 (8.95%) BDD
12 1,060 (8.76%) OO
13 1,059 (8.75%) Problem-Solving
14 956 (7.90%) Continuous Integration
15 949 (7.84%) Fintech
16 839 (6.94%) Mentoring
17 765 (6.32%) Unit Testing
18 726 (6.00%) OOP
19 721 (5.96%) Computer Science
20 691 (5.71%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4,299 (35.54%) C#
2 2,792 (23.08%) SQL
3 2,729 (22.56%) Java
4 2,140 (17.69%) Python
5 1,791 (14.81%) PHP
6 1,770 (14.63%) TypeScript
7 660 (5.46%) ES6
8 560 (4.63%) C++
9 487 (4.03%) Ruby
10 473 (3.91%) T-SQL
11 302 (2.50%) Go
12 261 (2.16%) C
13 244 (2.02%) Kotlin
14 240 (1.98%) Scala
15 217 (1.79%) Java 8
16 187 (1.55%) VB.NET
17 179 (1.48%) PowerShell
18 158 (1.31%) Bash Shell
19 128 (1.06%) Apple Swift
19 128 (1.06%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1,201 (9.93%) Degree
2 405 (3.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 284 (2.35%) Security Cleared
4 172 (1.42%) SC Cleared
5 76 (0.63%) DV Cleared
6 60 (0.50%) ISTQB
7 57 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 38 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
9 37 (0.31%) ISEB
10 28 (0.23%) Master's Degree
11 26 (0.21%) AWS Certification
12 21 (0.17%) DBS Check
13 19 (0.16%) BPSS Clearance
14 14 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (0.099%) CCNA
15 12 (0.099%) HND
15 12 (0.099%) ISEB Practitioner
15 12 (0.099%) PhD
16 10 (0.083%) MCPD
17 9 (0.074%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 747 (6.18%) QA
2 35 (0.29%) GDPR
3 18 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.12%) Data Quality
4 14 (0.12%) SLA
5 11 (0.091%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.083%) NIST
7 8 (0.066%) WCAG
8 4 (0.033%) ISO 13485
8 4 (0.033%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.033%) PMO
9 3 (0.025%) HL7
9 3 (0.025%) MiFID
10 1 (0.008%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.008%) EMIR
10 1 (0.008%) GxP
10 1 (0.008%) ISO 8583
10 1 (0.008%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.008%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,621 (13.40%) Docker
2 46 (0.38%) Active Directory
3 45 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (0.31%) vSphere
5 22 (0.18%) Firmware
6 21 (0.17%) HDFS
7 15 (0.12%) Hyper-V
8 10 (0.083%) LXC
8 10 (0.083%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (0.074%) Squid
9 9 (0.074%) Xen
10 6 (0.050%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.041%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 5 (0.041%) Microsoft App-V
11 5 (0.041%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 4 (0.033%) Gluster
12 4 (0.033%) GlusterFS
12 4 (0.033%) VirtualBox
13 3 (0.025%) Ceph
13 3 (0.025%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 964 (7.97%) Kubernetes
2 416 (3.44%) Terraform
3 308 (2.55%) Ansible
4 137 (1.13%) Puppet
5 104 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
6 47 (0.39%) Kibana
7 31 (0.26%) Istio
8 30 (0.25%) Grafana
9 26 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
10 19 (0.16%) HP UCMDB
11 16 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
11 16 (0.13%) logstash
11 16 (0.13%) Prometheus
12 14 (0.12%) CA Service Virtualization
12 14 (0.12%) cPanel
12 14 (0.12%) Packer
13 13 (0.11%) NetIQ Identity Manager
14 12 (0.099%) ZABBIX
15 10 (0.083%) Rancher
16 9 (0.074%) Marathon
Vendors
1 1,249 (10.32%) Microsoft
2 500 (4.13%) Google
3 416 (3.44%) Oracle
4 191 (1.58%) Zend
5 185 (1.53%) Adobe
6 169 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
7 156 (1.29%) Xamarin
8 123 (1.02%) ServiceNow
9 117 (0.97%) SAP
10 84 (0.69%) Atlassian
11 78 (0.64%) VMware
12 76 (0.63%) Sitecore
13 60 (0.50%) IBM
14 49 (0.41%) Apple
15 46 (0.38%) Bloomberg
16 41 (0.34%) Splunk
17 40 (0.33%) Remedy
18 37 (0.31%) HP
19 31 (0.26%) Talend
20 30 (0.25%) Tableau