Period
to 28 February 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 28 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK
6 months to
28 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 4 5 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 14,307 21,498 26,247
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 19.34% 17.48% 17.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.12% 32.32% 31.63%
Number of salaries quoted 15,315 20,106 24,015
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +7.53%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,875 £30,199
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 41,937 66,516 82,976
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.70% 54.10% 54.95%
Number of salaries quoted 34,863 55,353 69,385
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 28 February 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 28 February 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 12,904 £52,500 +5.00% 3,378
UK excluding London +1 8,560 £47,500 +5.56% 2,520
London -2 5,021 £67,500 - 1,078
Work from Home 0 3,259 £52,500 +5.00% 909
South East +1 2,376 £50,000 +5.26% 557
North of England +1 2,128 £45,000 - 747
South West 0 1,344 £46,000 +3.37% 300
Midlands +1 1,297 £45,000 +5.88% 460
North West +2 1,080 £45,000 - 425
Yorkshire +2 880 £47,500 +11.76% 259
West Midlands +3 778 £47,500 +5.56% 267
Scotland -1 612 £47,500 +5.56% 130
East Midlands 0 517 £42,500 +4.94% 190
East of England +4 507 £47,500 -5.00% 223
Wales 0 182 £42,500 -5.56% 67
North East -2 168 £45,500 +1.11% 63
Northern Ireland -1 100 £40,000 -20.00% 36
Isle of Man +4 26 £49,500 -6.60% 2

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 6,670 (46.62%) HTML
2 6,482 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
3 6,453 (45.10%) CSS
4 4,795 (33.52%) React
5 4,691 (32.79%) C#
6 4,295 (30.02%) .NET
7 3,934 (27.50%) AngularJS
8 3,720 (26.00%) SQL
9 3,321 (23.21%) Azure
10 3,272 (22.87%) Java
11 3,094 (21.63%) Node.js
12 3,010 (21.04%) Software Engineering
13 2,962 (20.70%) AWS
14 2,865 (20.03%) Python
15 2,616 (18.28%) Git (software)
16 2,537 (17.73%) DevOps
17 2,433 (17.01%) TypeScript
18 2,419 (16.91%) PHP
19 2,338 (16.34%) Front End Development
20 2,334 (16.31%) MVC
21 2,315 (16.18%) TDD
22 2,229 (15.58%) Docker
23 2,193 (15.33%) HTML5
24 2,186 (15.28%) Microservices
25 2,137 (14.94%) Vue.js
25 2,137 (14.94%) Finance
26 2,044 (14.29%) SQL Server
27 1,997 (13.96%) Scrum
28 1,912 (13.36%) .NET Core
29 1,910 (13.35%) 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
1 543 (3.80%) CMS
2 379 (2.65%) WordPress
3 256 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
4 239 (1.67%) SharePoint
5 236 (1.65%) Confluence
6 231 (1.61%) Apache
7 150 (1.05%) Apache Spark
8 145 (1.01%) IIS
9 141 (0.99%) Umbraco
10 136 (0.95%) Drupal
11 104 (0.73%) Sitecore CMS
12 92 (0.64%) nginx
13 82 (0.57%) Tomcat
14 81 (0.57%) EPiServer
15 59 (0.41%) NServiceBus
16 57 (0.40%) JBoss
17 51 (0.36%) Kentico
18 32 (0.22%) OpenStack
19 31 (0.22%) Apache Solr
20 30 (0.21%) SAS
Applications
1 136 (0.95%) Photoshop
2 108 (0.75%) Sketch
3 85 (0.59%) InVision
4 68 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
5 64 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
6 53 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 53 (0.37%) Figma
7 51 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
8 43 (0.30%) Chatbot
9 39 (0.27%) Adobe XD
10 31 (0.22%) Zeplin
11 15 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 15 (0.10%) MS Visio
12 9 (0.063%) Spreadsheet
13 8 (0.056%) GIMP
13 8 (0.056%) InDesign
14 6 (0.042%) Adobe After Effects
14 6 (0.042%) UXPin
15 3 (0.021%) CINEMA 4D
15 3 (0.021%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 237 (1.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 212 (1.48%) Magento
3 126 (0.88%) Shopify
4 56 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
5 44 (0.31%) NetSuite
6 23 (0.16%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
7 22 (0.15%) nopCommerce
8 15 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
8 15 (0.10%) Siebel CRM
9 11 (0.077%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 10 (0.070%) Maximo
11 8 (0.056%) Adobe Campaign
12 7 (0.049%) R3 Corda
12 7 (0.049%) SAP Hybris
13 5 (0.035%) Dynamics AX
13 5 (0.035%) Hyperion Planning
13 5 (0.035%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
13 5 (0.035%) Oracle BPM
13 5 (0.035%) SAP S/4HANA
13 5 (0.035%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3,321 (23.21%) Azure
2 2,962 (20.70%) AWS
3 1,055 (7.37%) SaaS
4 954 (6.67%) GCP
5 823 (5.75%) Serverless
6 427 (2.98%) AWS Lambda
7 390 (2.73%) GitHub
8 279 (1.95%) Power Platform
9 266 (1.86%) PaaS
10 218 (1.52%) npm
11 201 (1.40%) Dynamics 365
12 194 (1.36%) Amazon EC2
13 182 (1.27%) Amazon S3
14 156 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
15 149 (1.04%) Azure Functions
16 127 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
17 119 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
18 115 (0.80%) IaaS
19 97 (0.68%) PowerApps
20 91 (0.64%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 237 (1.66%) HTTP
2 155 (1.08%) Internet
3 53 (0.37%) Skype
4 34 (0.24%) Firewall
4 34 (0.24%) TCP/IP
5 33 (0.23%) SSL
6 30 (0.21%) Intranet
7 29 (0.20%) VPN
8 24 (0.17%) SSH
9 21 (0.15%) HTTPS
9 21 (0.15%) Network Security
10 20 (0.14%) DNS
11 19 (0.13%) Wireless
12 17 (0.12%) VoIP
13 15 (0.10%) RTP
13 15 (0.10%) SNMP
14 14 (0.098%) FTP
15 11 (0.077%) Wi-Fi
16 10 (0.070%) Bluetooth
17 9 (0.063%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,044 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1,773 (12.39%) MySQL
3 938 (6.56%) NoSQL
4 929 (6.49%) MongoDB
5 690 (4.82%) PostgreSQL
6 620 (4.33%) Relational Database
7 311 (2.17%) Redis
8 275 (1.92%) Big Data
9 233 (1.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 195 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 161 (1.13%) Azure SQL Database
12 159 (1.11%) Power BI
13 156 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 150 (1.05%) Cosmos DB
15 131 (0.92%) Hadoop
16 96 (0.67%) Oracle Database
17 91 (0.64%) Apache Hive
18 83 (0.58%) Apache Cassandra
19 81 (0.57%) Blockchain
20 80 (0.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2,616 (18.28%) Git (software)
2 777 (5.43%) Jenkins
3 662 (4.63%) Selenium
4 659 (4.61%) JIRA
5 465 (3.25%) webpack
6 410 (2.87%) Visual Studio
7 368 (2.57%) Cucumber
8 348 (2.43%) Cypress.io
9 330 (2.31%) Team Foundation Server
10 262 (1.83%) gulp
11 250 (1.75%) TeamCity
12 248 (1.73%) GitLab
13 200 (1.40%) JUnit
14 192 (1.34%) Maven
15 187 (1.31%) Bitbucket
16 183 (1.28%) Grunt
17 174 (1.22%) Visual Studio Team System
18 162 (1.13%) Jasmine
19 160 (1.12%) Mocha
20 159 (1.11%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2,137 (14.94%) Finance
2 601 (4.20%) Marketing
3 542 (3.79%) Retail
4 445 (3.11%) Front Office
5 440 (3.08%) Games
6 425 (2.97%) Banking
7 423 (2.96%) Public Sector
8 247 (1.73%) Telecoms
9 232 (1.62%) Manufacturing
10 209 (1.46%) Law
11 133 (0.93%) Electronics
12 117 (0.82%) Advertising
13 106 (0.74%) Automotive
13 106 (0.74%) Multimedia
14 98 (0.68%) Investment Banking
15 90 (0.63%) Back Office
16 80 (0.56%) Legal
17 65 (0.45%) Publishing
18 61 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
19 54 (0.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 10,441 (72.98%) Developer
2 2,033 (14.21%) Senior Developer
3 1,718 (12.01%) .NET Developer
4 1,637 (11.44%) Full Stack Developer
5 1,597 (11.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1,537 (10.74%) Software Engineer
7 1,398 (9.77%) JavaScript Developer
8 1,257 (8.79%) Software Developer
9 1,221 (8.53%) React Developer
10 1,068 (7.46%) C# Developer
11 1,064 (7.44%) PHP Developer
12 825 (5.77%) Java Developer
13 724 (5.06%) C# .NET Developer
14 690 (4.82%) Web Developer
15 525 (3.67%) Lead Developer
16 465 (3.25%) Angular Developer
17 462 (3.23%) Python Developer
18 418 (2.92%) Senior .NET Developer
19 417 (2.91%) Developer/Software Engineer
20 393 (2.75%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6,670 (46.62%) HTML
2 6,453 (45.10%) CSS
3 4,795 (33.52%) React
4 4,295 (30.02%) .NET
5 3,934 (27.50%) AngularJS
6 3,094 (21.63%) Node.js
7 2,193 (15.33%) HTML5
8 2,137 (14.94%) Vue.js
9 1,912 (13.36%) .NET Core
10 1,846 (12.90%) jQuery
11 1,650 (11.53%) ASP.NET
12 1,542 (10.78%) REST
13 1,459 (10.20%) Web Services
14 1,365 (9.54%) CSS3
15 1,239 (8.66%) .NET Framework
16 1,145 (8.00%) RESTful
17 941 (6.58%) Sass
18 926 (6.47%) Redux
19 884 (6.18%) Laravel
20 881 (6.16%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1,526 (10.67%) User Experience
2 1,085 (7.58%) Greenfield Project
3 703 (4.91%) Mobile App
4 656 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
5 334 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
6 305 (2.13%) Fixed Income
7 292 (2.04%) Derivative
8 264 (1.85%) Equities
9 255 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
10 249 (1.74%) Data Structures
10 249 (1.74%) Hedge funds
11 243 (1.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 218 (1.52%) Algorithms
13 179 (1.25%) Blog
14 175 (1.22%) N-Tier
15 168 (1.17%) Cloud Native
16 151 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
17 115 (0.80%) Virtual Team
18 105 (0.73%) Social Media
19 98 (0.68%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,057 (7.39%) Linux
2 497 (3.47%) Windows
3 360 (2.52%) Android
4 349 (2.44%) Apple iOS
5 174 (1.22%) Unix
6 97 (0.68%) Ubuntu
7 90 (0.63%) Windows Server
8 45 (0.31%) CentOS
8 45 (0.31%) Debian
9 18 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.070%) Mac OS X
10 10 (0.070%) VMS
11 9 (0.063%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.049%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (0.049%) Windows Server 2016
13 6 (0.042%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (0.035%) Windows Server 2019
15 4 (0.028%) Android TV
16 3 (0.021%) Fedora
16 3 (0.021%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,482 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
2 3,010 (21.04%) Software Engineering
3 2,537 (17.73%) DevOps
4 2,338 (16.34%) Front End Development
5 2,334 (16.31%) MVC
6 2,315 (16.18%) TDD
7 2,186 (15.28%) Microservices
8 1,997 (13.96%) Scrum
9 1,910 (13.35%) Web Development
10 1,489 (10.41%) Test Automation
11 1,319 (9.22%) OO
12 1,085 (7.58%) Unit Testing
13 1,068 (7.46%) Mentoring
14 1,046 (7.31%) Problem-Solving
15 1,007 (7.04%) Fintech
16 953 (6.66%) E-Commerce
17 941 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
18 920 (6.43%) Computer Science
19 914 (6.39%) BDD
20 844 (5.90%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4,691 (32.79%) C#
2 3,720 (26.00%) SQL
3 3,272 (22.87%) Java
4 2,865 (20.03%) Python
5 2,433 (17.01%) TypeScript
6 2,419 (16.91%) PHP
7 695 (4.86%) ES6
8 679 (4.75%) Go
9 543 (3.80%) Ruby
10 475 (3.32%) C++
11 454 (3.17%) T-SQL
12 355 (2.48%) Java 8
13 341 (2.38%) PowerShell
14 340 (2.38%) Kotlin
15 300 (2.10%) Scala
16 237 (1.66%) Bash Shell
17 201 (1.40%) C
18 146 (1.02%) VB.NET
19 134 (0.94%) Groovy
20 113 (0.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1,458 (10.19%) Degree
2 518 (3.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 332 (2.32%) Security Cleared
4 260 (1.82%) SC Cleared
5 96 (0.67%) Numerate Degree
6 68 (0.48%) DV Cleared
6 68 (0.48%) ISTQB
7 61 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
8 60 (0.42%) OCP
9 57 (0.40%) CIW
9 57 (0.40%) Master's Degree
10 56 (0.39%) OCA
11 53 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
12 35 (0.24%) ISEB
13 32 (0.22%) PhD
14 20 (0.14%) PMI Certification
15 19 (0.13%) BPSS Clearance
15 19 (0.13%) HNC
16 18 (0.13%) HND
17 17 (0.12%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 782 (5.47%) QA
2 40 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 39 (0.27%) WCAG
4 26 (0.18%) GDPR
5 25 (0.17%) SLA
6 22 (0.15%) Data Quality
7 20 (0.14%) NIST
8 15 (0.10%) WAI
9 6 (0.042%) Good Clinical Practice
9 6 (0.042%) PMO
10 5 (0.035%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 5 (0.035%) PCI DSS
11 4 (0.028%) CDISC
11 4 (0.028%) PSD2
12 3 (0.021%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.021%) OIPF
13 2 (0.014%) Actionable Recommendations
13 2 (0.014%) NCSC
14 1 (0.007%) HIPAA
14 1 (0.007%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 2,229 (15.58%) Docker
2 77 (0.54%) Active Directory
3 50 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (0.21%) HDFS
5 9 (0.063%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.056%) Firmware
7 7 (0.049%) Kamailio
7 7 (0.049%) OpenSIPS
7 7 (0.049%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (0.049%) vSphere
8 6 (0.042%) LXC
9 5 (0.035%) KVM
10 4 (0.028%) Ceph
10 4 (0.028%) Varnish
10 4 (0.028%) Xen
11 1 (0.007%) Gluster
11 1 (0.007%) Snort
11 1 (0.007%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.007%) VirtualBox
11 1 (0.007%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1,397 (9.76%) Kubernetes
2 667 (4.66%) Terraform
3 316 (2.21%) Ansible
4 207 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
5 147 (1.03%) Puppet
6 80 (0.56%) Grafana
6 80 (0.56%) Prometheus
7 29 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
8 27 (0.19%) Istio
9 24 (0.17%) Fortio
9 24 (0.17%) Kiali
9 24 (0.17%) Kibana
9 24 (0.17%) Packer
10 17 (0.12%) MIIS
11 14 (0.098%) HP UCMDB
12 11 (0.077%) Docker Swarm
13 10 (0.070%) HP Quality Center
14 9 (0.063%) ZABBIX
15 6 (0.042%) HP Fortify
15 6 (0.042%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1,423 (9.95%) Microsoft
2 528 (3.69%) Oracle
3 494 (3.45%) Google
4 244 (1.71%) Adobe
5 221 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
6 174 (1.22%) Zend
7 161 (1.13%) SAP
8 136 (0.95%) Sitecore
9 123 (0.86%) Atlassian
10 118 (0.82%) Xamarin
11 95 (0.66%) ServiceNow
12 85 (0.59%) VMware
13 78 (0.55%) Nintex
14 70 (0.49%) IBM
15 60 (0.42%) New Relic
16 53 (0.37%) Apple
17 47 (0.33%) SaltStack
17 47 (0.33%) Splunk
18 43 (0.30%) Facebook
19 40 (0.28%) Talend