Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 5 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 +5
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 31,705 30,015 33,900
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.21% 17.20% 16.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.67% 32.03% 30.84%
Number of salaries quoted 27,883 26,705 30,618
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 97,050 93,714 109,906
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.73% 53.70% 52.15%
Number of salaries quoted 81,772 80,200 94,529
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for JavaScript in the UK

JavaScript
Top 17 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 February 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 29,983 £47,500 +5.56% 5,143
UK excluding London +1 19,718 £42,500 +6.25% 3,544
London 0 11,493 £57,500 +4.55% 1,850
South East +4 6,890 £45,000 +5.88% 895
North of England +2 4,405 £40,000 +2.56% 1,055
Midlands -1 2,999 £37,500 - 585
North West +1 2,317 £42,000 +9.09% 616
South West 0 2,161 £40,000 - 367
East of England -2 2,009 £45,000 +12.50% 391
Yorkshire +4 1,772 £40,000 - 364
West Midlands -1 1,760 £37,500 - 291
East Midlands +2 1,246 £37,500 - 293
Scotland 0 916 £40,500 +1.25% 165
North East -3 312 £35,000 - 75
Wales +3 309 £37,500 +4.17% 54
Northern Ireland 0 81 £39,000 +11.43% 32
Isle of Man -6 1 £40,500 -12.43%

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 20,075 (63.32%) HTML
2 18,324 (57.80%) CSS
3 14,261 (44.98%) Agile Software Development
4 12,917 (40.74%) C#
5 12,119 (38.22%) .NET
6 11,027 (34.78%) AngularJS
7 9,792 (30.88%) MVC
8 9,597 (30.27%) SQL
9 8,760 (27.63%) jQuery
10 8,189 (25.83%) Java
11 7,750 (24.44%) ASP.NET
12 7,390 (23.31%) HTML5
13 7,150 (22.55%) SQL Server
14 6,417 (20.24%) Web Development
15 5,993 (18.90%) TDD
16 5,953 (18.78%) PHP
17 5,797 (18.28%) React
18 5,479 (17.28%) Git (software)
19 5,400 (17.03%) Node.js
20 5,114 (16.13%) Front End Development
21 4,910 (15.49%) Scrum
22 4,781 (15.08%) Finance
23 4,741 (14.95%) Software Engineering
24 4,495 (14.18%) CSS3
25 4,471 (14.10%) ASP.NET MVC
26 4,238 (13.37%) MySQL
27 4,228 (13.34%) Microsoft
28 4,162 (13.13%) Web Services
29 3,983 (12.56%) Degree
30 3,925 (12.38%) OO

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 1,670 (5.27%) CMS
2 945 (2.98%) SharePoint
3 933 (2.94%) Apache
4 928 (2.93%) WordPress
5 807 (2.55%) IIS
6 783 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
7 570 (1.80%) Tomcat
8 555 (1.75%) Umbraco
9 460 (1.45%) Drupal
10 429 (1.35%) Confluence
11 377 (1.19%) JBoss
12 316 (1.00%) Apache Spark
13 293 (0.92%) nginx
14 253 (0.80%) SharePoint 2013
15 205 (0.65%) WebSphere
16 196 (0.62%) EPiServer
16 196 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
17 186 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
18 166 (0.52%) WebLogic
19 165 (0.52%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 728 (2.30%) Photoshop
2 389 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
3 217 (0.68%) Microsoft Office
4 210 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
5 205 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 81 (0.26%) Chatbot
7 63 (0.20%) InDesign
8 61 (0.19%) InVision
9 59 (0.19%) InfoPath
10 42 (0.13%) MS Visio
11 30 (0.095%) Spreadsheet
12 26 (0.082%) GIMP
13 25 (0.079%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 23 (0.073%) UXPin
15 19 (0.060%) Acrobat
16 17 (0.054%) Microsoft Project
17 16 (0.050%) SPSS
18 15 (0.047%) Adobe After Effects
19 14 (0.044%) Adobe Premiere
20 13 (0.041%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 545 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 530 (1.67%) Magento
3 123 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
4 79 (0.25%) NetSuite
5 62 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
6 58 (0.18%) Shopify
7 43 (0.14%) Distributed Ledger
8 38 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
9 31 (0.098%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 25 (0.079%) Eloqua
11 24 (0.076%) WebTrends
12 23 (0.073%) Oracle EBS
13 19 (0.060%) Dynamics AX
14 17 (0.054%) Dynamics NAV
15 16 (0.050%) Dynamics GP
15 16 (0.050%) SAP Business One
16 15 (0.047%) MetaTrader
17 13 (0.041%) Adobe Campaign
18 10 (0.032%) OpenCart
18 10 (0.032%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3,008 (9.49%) Amazon AWS
2 2,798 (8.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 1,396 (4.40%) SaaS
4 831 (2.62%) GitHub
5 641 (2.02%) npm
6 394 (1.24%) Office 365
7 329 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
8 283 (0.89%) PaaS
9 250 (0.79%) Serverless
10 243 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
11 197 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
12 195 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
13 182 (0.57%) IaaS
14 180 (0.57%) Google Analytics
15 161 (0.51%) Amazon S3
16 107 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
17 95 (0.30%) Heroku
18 90 (0.28%) Slack
19 83 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
19 83 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 701 (2.21%) Internet
2 657 (2.07%) HTTP
3 202 (0.64%) Intranet
4 196 (0.62%) SMS
5 179 (0.56%) TCP/IP
6 146 (0.46%) SSL
7 139 (0.44%) Firewall
8 123 (0.39%) DNS
9 89 (0.28%) VPN
10 55 (0.17%) Broadband
10 55 (0.17%) FTP
10 55 (0.17%) Wireless
11 52 (0.16%) SMTP
12 49 (0.15%) AMQP
13 48 (0.15%) HTTPS
14 47 (0.15%) Network Security
15 41 (0.13%) SNMP
16 40 (0.13%) SSH
16 40 (0.13%) VoIP
17 38 (0.12%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7,150 (22.55%) SQL Server
2 4,238 (13.37%) MySQL
3 2,385 (7.52%) NoSQL
4 1,719 (5.42%) MongoDB
5 1,337 (4.22%) Relational Database
6 1,146 (3.61%) PostgreSQL
7 852 (2.69%) Big Data
8 493 (1.55%) Redis
9 486 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 418 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
11 413 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 395 (1.25%) Hadoop
13 389 (1.23%) SQL Server 2016
14 337 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
15 332 (1.05%) RDBMS
16 331 (1.04%) Blockchain
17 309 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
18 283 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
19 237 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
20 188 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5,479 (17.28%) Git (software)
2 1,676 (5.29%) Visual Studio
3 1,597 (5.04%) Jenkins
4 1,362 (4.30%) JIRA
5 1,358 (4.28%) Selenium
6 1,357 (4.28%) Subversion
7 1,270 (4.01%) gulp
8 1,213 (3.83%) Team Foundation Server
9 974 (3.07%) webpack
10 945 (2.98%) Maven
11 900 (2.84%) Grunt
12 762 (2.40%) NUnit
13 717 (2.26%) Jasmine
14 691 (2.18%) JUnit
15 659 (2.08%) TeamCity
16 658 (2.08%) Cucumber
17 465 (1.47%) WebDriver
18 370 (1.17%) Mocha
19 369 (1.16%) Karma Test Runner
20 364 (1.15%) Protractor
General
1 4,781 (15.08%) Finance
2 1,629 (5.14%) Retail
3 1,549 (4.89%) Marketing
4 1,271 (4.01%) Advertising
5 1,156 (3.65%) Banking
6 1,099 (3.47%) Games
7 542 (1.71%) Telecoms
8 361 (1.14%) Manufacturing
9 345 (1.09%) Investment Banking
10 337 (1.06%) Legal
11 278 (0.88%) Electronics
12 270 (0.85%) Law
13 250 (0.79%) Front Office
14 244 (0.77%) Publishing
15 212 (0.67%) Automotive
16 203 (0.64%) Back Office
17 202 (0.64%) Music Industry
18 190 (0.60%) Financial Institution
19 127 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
20 103 (0.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24,416 (77.01%) Developer
2 5,988 (18.89%) .NET Developer
3 4,615 (14.56%) C# Developer
4 4,349 (13.72%) Senior Developer
5 3,955 (12.47%) JavaScript Developer
6 3,717 (11.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3,288 (10.37%) Software Developer
8 3,252 (10.26%) C# .NET Developer
9 2,880 (9.08%) Java Developer
10 2,675 (8.44%) PHP Developer
11 2,673 (8.43%) Web Developer
12 2,086 (6.58%) Full Stack Developer
13 1,939 (6.12%) ASP.NET Developer
14 1,850 (5.84%) Software Engineer
15 1,717 (5.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 1,394 (4.40%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 1,356 (4.28%) Lead Developer
18 1,354 (4.27%) Junior
19 1,348 (4.25%) Angular Developer
20 1,311 (4.13%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20,075 (63.32%) HTML
2 18,324 (57.80%) CSS
3 12,119 (38.22%) .NET
4 11,027 (34.78%) AngularJS
5 8,760 (27.63%) jQuery
6 7,750 (24.44%) ASP.NET
7 7,390 (23.31%) HTML5
8 5,797 (18.28%) React
9 5,400 (17.03%) Node.js
10 4,495 (14.18%) CSS3
11 4,471 (14.10%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4,162 (13.13%) Web Services
13 3,262 (10.29%) .NET Framework
14 3,067 (9.67%) RESTful
15 3,026 (9.54%) XML
16 3,009 (9.49%) REST
17 2,880 (9.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 2,787 (8.79%) ASP.NET Web API
19 2,593 (8.18%) Sass
20 2,565 (8.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3,409 (10.75%) User Experience
2 2,538 (8.01%) Computer Science
3 2,203 (6.95%) Greenfield Project
4 1,760 (5.55%) Mobile App
5 1,458 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
6 1,304 (4.11%) Fintech
7 825 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
8 412 (1.30%) Algorithms
9 322 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
10 278 (0.88%) Data Structures
11 252 (0.79%) Social Media
12 227 (0.72%) Management Information System
13 190 (0.60%) N-Tier
14 180 (0.57%) Client/Server
14 180 (0.57%) Hedge funds
15 150 (0.47%) Graphic Design
16 148 (0.47%) W3C
17 135 (0.43%) Virtual Team
18 128 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 116 (0.37%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 3,329 (10.50%) Linux
2 1,833 (5.78%) Windows
3 1,193 (3.76%) Android
4 1,008 (3.18%) Apple iOS
5 912 (2.88%) Unix
6 360 (1.14%) Windows Server
7 152 (0.48%) CentOS
8 133 (0.42%) Ubuntu
9 97 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 84 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 78 (0.25%) Debian
12 69 (0.22%) Windows 10
13 65 (0.21%) Mac OS X
14 61 (0.19%) Mac OS
15 57 (0.18%) Windows 7
16 48 (0.15%) Solaris
17 36 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
18 35 (0.11%) Windows Phone
19 30 (0.095%) AIX
20 24 (0.076%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14,261 (44.98%) Agile Software Development
2 9,792 (30.88%) MVC
3 6,417 (20.24%) Web Development
4 5,993 (18.90%) TDD
5 5,114 (16.13%) Front End Development
6 4,910 (15.49%) Scrum
7 4,741 (14.95%) Software Engineering
8 3,925 (12.38%) OO
9 2,785 (8.78%) Test Automation
10 2,739 (8.64%) BDD
11 2,677 (8.44%) Continuous Integration
12 2,415 (7.62%) E-Commerce
13 2,333 (7.36%) Unit Testing
14 2,315 (7.30%) OOP
15 2,312 (7.29%) SDLC
16 2,304 (7.27%) DevOps
17 2,026 (6.39%) Mentoring
18 1,998 (6.30%) Microservices
19 1,471 (4.64%) Open Source
20 1,411 (4.45%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 12,917 (40.74%) C#
2 9,597 (30.27%) SQL
3 8,189 (25.83%) Java
4 5,953 (18.78%) PHP
5 3,467 (10.94%) Python
6 1,974 (6.23%) Ruby
7 1,625 (5.13%) T-SQL
8 1,491 (4.70%) C++
9 1,364 (4.30%) TypeScript
10 1,248 (3.94%) ES6
11 863 (2.72%) VB.NET
12 797 (2.51%) Scala
13 675 (2.13%) C
14 639 (2.02%) PowerShell
15 627 (1.98%) Perl
16 580 (1.83%) Bash Shell
17 485 (1.53%) Go
18 361 (1.14%) PL/SQL
19 348 (1.10%) VB
20 286 (0.90%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3,983 (12.56%) Degree
2 1,186 (3.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 481 (1.52%) Security Cleared
4 334 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 223 (0.70%) SC Cleared
6 139 (0.44%) PhD
7 116 (0.37%) ISTQB
8 109 (0.34%) ISEB
9 98 (0.31%) DV Cleared
10 77 (0.24%) Master's Degree
11 75 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
12 68 (0.21%) MCSD
13 58 (0.18%) MCP
14 48 (0.15%) AWS Certification
15 47 (0.15%) MCAD
16 42 (0.13%) Sun Certification
17 41 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 35 (0.11%) HND
19 34 (0.11%) SAFe Agilist
20 33 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,694 (5.34%) QA
2 104 (0.33%) GCP
3 99 (0.31%) SLA
4 81 (0.26%) PCI DSS
5 56 (0.18%) WCAG
6 51 (0.16%) GDPR
7 42 (0.13%) Data Quality
8 36 (0.11%) PMO
9 35 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 28 (0.088%) WAI
11 21 (0.066%) Disclosure Scotland
12 19 (0.060%) MiFID
13 18 (0.057%) ISO 9001
14 11 (0.035%) HL7
14 11 (0.035%) Web Application Security Consortium
15 9 (0.028%) EMIR
15 9 (0.028%) GAMP
16 8 (0.025%) COBIT
17 7 (0.022%) DICOM
18 5 (0.016%) SEPA
System Software
1 1,870 (5.90%) Docker
2 202 (0.64%) Active Directory
3 128 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
4 77 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
5 57 (0.18%) HDFS
6 55 (0.17%) Hyper-V
7 30 (0.095%) Firmware
8 29 (0.091%) vSphere
9 23 (0.073%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 19 (0.060%) Samba
11 17 (0.054%) VirtualBox
12 16 (0.050%) VMware ESXi
13 11 (0.035%) Microsoft App-V
13 11 (0.035%) Varnish
14 9 (0.028%) LXC
14 9 (0.028%) Squid
14 9 (0.028%) VMware NSX
15 8 (0.025%) Apache Flume
16 7 (0.022%) KVM
17 6 (0.019%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 707 (2.23%) Puppet
2 611 (1.93%) Ansible
3 492 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
4 397 (1.25%) Kubernetes
5 159 (0.50%) Terraform
6 107 (0.34%) Kibana
7 93 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
8 73 (0.23%) logstash
9 61 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
10 53 (0.17%) Nagios
11 49 (0.15%) Salt
12 44 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 39 (0.12%) Consul
14 38 (0.12%) Prometheus
15 37 (0.12%) HP ALM
15 37 (0.12%) SCCM
16 33 (0.10%) Packer
17 29 (0.091%) Graphite
18 27 (0.085%) Grafana
18 27 (0.085%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 4,228 (13.34%) Microsoft
2 1,794 (5.66%) Oracle
3 1,347 (4.25%) Google
4 734 (2.32%) Zend
5 627 (1.98%) Adobe
6 380 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
7 371 (1.17%) Xamarin
8 347 (1.09%) Twitter
9 337 (1.06%) SAP
10 304 (0.96%) Sitecore
11 261 (0.82%) Capita
12 225 (0.71%) VMware
13 196 (0.62%) IBM
14 172 (0.54%) ServiceNow
15 153 (0.48%) HP
16 147 (0.46%) Apple
17 127 (0.40%) Red Hat
18 126 (0.40%) Telerik
19 122 (0.38%) Splunk
20 116 (0.37%) Facebook