Period
to 6 June 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 6 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 15,781 24,126 31,416
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 18.23% 16.78% 18.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.99% 30.96% 32.37%
Number of salaries quoted 14,882 21,934 28,818
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 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 47,829 77,919 97,049
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.25% 54.18% 56.06%
Number of salaries quoted 39,279 63,690 80,835
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +7.14%

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 6 June 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 6 June 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 0 14,499 £52,500 +5.00% 1,678
UK excluding London +2 9,179 £45,000 - 1,272
London -2 6,206 £67,500 +5.47% 512
South East +2 3,190 £47,500 - 263
North of England +2 2,208 £45,000 +5.88% 398
Work from Home 0 1,499 £55,000 +10.00% 226
South West 0 1,187 £45,000 +5.88% 170
North West +1 1,142 £47,500 +7.95% 216
Midlands -1 1,079 £45,000 +12.50% 224
Yorkshire +1 851 £45,000 +5.88% 115
Scotland +2 639 £45,000 +4.65% 47
West Midlands +4 625 £45,000 +8.43% 121
East of England -3 556 £47,500 - 112
East Midlands +2 452 £42,500 +6.25% 102
Wales -2 232 £40,000 +6.67% 46
North East +5 216 £45,000 +2.27% 67
Northern Ireland 0 92 £50,000 +11.11% 15
Channel Islands +1 7 £65,000 +73.33%
Isle of Man +3 2 £53,000 -3.64%

For the 6 months to 6 June 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 7,488 (47.45%) HTML
2 7,310 (46.32%) Agile Software Development
3 7,008 (44.41%) CSS
4 6,016 (38.12%) C#
5 5,519 (34.97%) .NET
6 5,294 (33.55%) AngularJS
7 4,989 (31.61%) React
8 3,783 (23.97%) SQL
9 3,618 (22.93%) Node.js
10 3,616 (22.91%) Java
11 3,412 (21.62%) MVC
12 3,352 (21.24%) Azure
13 3,260 (20.66%) AWS
14 3,153 (19.98%) Software Engineering
15 2,914 (18.47%) ASP.NET
16 2,886 (18.29%) SQL Server
17 2,874 (18.21%) TDD
18 2,808 (17.79%) Git (software)
19 2,611 (16.55%) Front End Development
20 2,546 (16.13%) Python
21 2,535 (16.06%) Finance
22 2,408 (15.26%) Scrum
23 2,335 (14.80%) HTML5
24 2,302 (14.59%) jQuery
25 2,291 (14.52%) TypeScript
26 2,202 (13.95%) DevOps
27 2,178 (13.80%) PHP
28 2,153 (13.64%) Web Development
29 2,141 (13.57%) Microservices
30 2,083 (13.20%) Vue.js

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
1 676 (4.28%) Elasticsearch
2 501 (3.17%) CMS
3 337 (2.14%) WordPress
4 248 (1.57%) Apache
5 228 (1.44%) SharePoint
6 224 (1.42%) IIS
7 217 (1.38%) Confluence
8 133 (0.84%) Tomcat
9 126 (0.80%) Umbraco
10 121 (0.77%) Apache Spark
11 109 (0.69%) Drupal
12 99 (0.63%) EPiServer
13 92 (0.58%) nginx
14 86 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
15 69 (0.44%) JBoss
16 46 (0.29%) ArcGIS
17 43 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 43 (0.27%) Apache Solr
18 42 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
19 41 (0.26%) OpenStack
Applications
1 151 (0.96%) Photoshop
2 123 (0.78%) Sketch
3 114 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
4 86 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
5 82 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
6 75 (0.48%) InVision
7 64 (0.41%) Zeplin
8 49 (0.31%) Adobe XD
9 40 (0.25%) Chatbot
10 39 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 22 (0.14%) MS Visio
12 21 (0.13%) Figma
13 18 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 9 (0.057%) Spreadsheet
15 8 (0.051%) InDesign
15 8 (0.051%) InfoPath
16 7 (0.044%) Marvel
17 6 (0.038%) GIMP
17 6 (0.038%) UXPin
18 5 (0.032%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 262 (1.66%) Magento
2 156 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
3 79 (0.50%) FINCAD Analytics
4 61 (0.39%) NetSuite
5 60 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
6 57 (0.36%) Shopify
7 27 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
8 26 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
9 10 (0.063%) Distributed Ledger
9 10 (0.063%) Oracle Applications
10 9 (0.057%) SDL Web 8
11 8 (0.051%) Dynamics AX
11 8 (0.051%) Dynamics NAV
11 8 (0.051%) Eloqua
11 8 (0.051%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 7 (0.044%) Oracle EBS
12 7 (0.044%) Oracle EBS R12
12 7 (0.044%) SAP S/4HANA
13 6 (0.038%) Maximo
13 6 (0.038%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 3,352 (21.24%) Azure
2 3,260 (20.66%) AWS
3 885 (5.61%) SaaS
4 750 (4.75%) GCP
5 605 (3.83%) Serverless
6 368 (2.33%) GitHub
7 320 (2.03%) npm
8 313 (1.98%) AWS Lambda
9 179 (1.13%) Power Platform
10 166 (1.05%) Cloud Computing
10 166 (1.05%) PaaS
11 141 (0.89%) Dynamics 365
12 139 (0.88%) OpenShift
13 135 (0.86%) Amazon S3
14 134 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
14 134 (0.85%) Office 365
15 126 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
16 106 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
17 92 (0.58%) Amazon ECS
18 91 (0.58%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 313 (1.98%) Internet
2 196 (1.24%) HTTP
3 111 (0.70%) TCP/IP
4 71 (0.45%) Firewall
5 57 (0.36%) SSL
6 52 (0.33%) Intranet
7 51 (0.32%) Skype
8 48 (0.30%) DNS
9 45 (0.29%) VPN
9 45 (0.29%) Wireshark
10 40 (0.25%) VoIP
11 39 (0.25%) Network Security
12 27 (0.17%) Wireless
13 16 (0.10%) LAN
13 16 (0.10%) SSH
13 16 (0.10%) WAN
14 14 (0.089%) Bluetooth
14 14 (0.089%) RTP
15 13 (0.082%) DAB
15 13 (0.082%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,886 (18.29%) SQL Server
2 1,694 (10.73%) MySQL
3 1,161 (7.36%) MongoDB
4 914 (5.79%) NoSQL
5 728 (4.61%) PostgreSQL
6 581 (3.68%) Relational Database
7 388 (2.46%) SQL Server 2019
8 352 (2.23%) Redis
9 347 (2.20%) Big Data
10 211 (1.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 186 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 182 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 163 (1.03%) Hadoop
14 148 (0.94%) Power BI
15 138 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
16 109 (0.69%) Amazon Athena
16 109 (0.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 100 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
18 99 (0.63%) RDBMS
19 97 (0.61%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2,808 (17.79%) Git (software)
2 893 (5.66%) Jenkins
3 736 (4.66%) webpack
4 685 (4.34%) JIRA
5 671 (4.25%) Selenium
6 577 (3.66%) Visual Studio
7 401 (2.54%) gulp
8 394 (2.50%) Cucumber
9 323 (2.05%) Team Foundation Server
10 297 (1.88%) Maven
11 286 (1.81%) Jasmine
12 272 (1.72%) TeamCity
13 260 (1.65%) Grunt
14 240 (1.52%) JUnit
15 239 (1.51%) Subversion
16 225 (1.43%) Mocha
17 222 (1.41%) Bitbucket
18 200 (1.27%) NUnit
19 199 (1.26%) Cypress.io
20 157 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2,535 (16.06%) Finance
2 785 (4.97%) Retail
3 709 (4.49%) Banking
4 662 (4.19%) Marketing
5 563 (3.57%) Front Office
6 450 (2.85%) Games
7 231 (1.46%) Public Sector
8 202 (1.28%) Manufacturing
9 200 (1.27%) Investment Banking
9 200 (1.27%) Law
10 158 (1.00%) Advertising
11 146 (0.93%) Legal
12 132 (0.84%) Telecoms
13 99 (0.63%) Electronics
14 91 (0.58%) Financial Institution
15 70 (0.44%) Automotive
16 69 (0.44%) Publishing
17 47 (0.30%) Aerospace
18 39 (0.25%) Back Office
19 38 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11,347 (71.90%) Developer
2 2,417 (15.32%) .NET Developer
3 2,095 (13.28%) Senior Developer
4 1,959 (12.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1,651 (10.46%) C# Developer
6 1,504 (9.53%) JavaScript Developer
7 1,498 (9.49%) Software Developer
8 1,411 (8.94%) Full Stack Developer
9 1,379 (8.74%) Software Engineer
10 1,085 (6.88%) React Developer
11 1,020 (6.46%) C# .NET Developer
12 987 (6.25%) PHP Developer
13 973 (6.17%) Java Developer
14 759 (4.81%) Web Developer
15 580 (3.68%) Lead Developer
16 561 (3.55%) Junior
17 506 (3.21%) Angular Developer
18 483 (3.06%) Senior Front-End Developer
19 453 (2.87%) Junior Developer
20 429 (2.72%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7,488 (47.45%) HTML
2 7,008 (44.41%) CSS
3 5,519 (34.97%) .NET
4 5,294 (33.55%) AngularJS
5 4,989 (31.61%) React
6 3,618 (22.93%) Node.js
7 2,914 (18.47%) ASP.NET
8 2,335 (14.80%) HTML5
9 2,302 (14.59%) jQuery
10 2,083 (13.20%) Vue.js
11 1,995 (12.64%) Web Services
12 1,896 (12.01%) .NET Core
13 1,702 (10.79%) .NET Framework
14 1,556 (9.86%) ASP.NET MVC
15 1,523 (9.65%) REST
16 1,424 (9.02%) ASP.NET Web API
17 1,342 (8.50%) CSS3
18 1,299 (8.23%) RESTful
19 1,271 (8.05%) Sass
20 1,149 (7.28%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 1,708 (10.82%) User Experience
2 1,301 (8.24%) Greenfield Project
3 832 (5.27%) Mobile App
4 682 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
5 433 (2.74%) Hedge funds
6 381 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
7 352 (2.23%) Derivative
8 344 (2.18%) Fixed Income
9 334 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
10 233 (1.48%) Algorithms
11 230 (1.46%) Equities
12 187 (1.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 171 (1.08%) Data Structures
14 137 (0.87%) Cloud Native
15 136 (0.86%) Blog
16 124 (0.79%) Public Cloud
17 98 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
18 79 (0.50%) Management Information System
19 74 (0.47%) Client/Server
20 72 (0.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1,380 (8.74%) Linux
2 758 (4.80%) Windows
3 502 (3.18%) Android
4 471 (2.98%) Apple iOS
5 332 (2.10%) Unix
6 99 (0.63%) Windows Server
7 88 (0.56%) Mac OS X
8 70 (0.44%) Ubuntu
9 60 (0.38%) CentOS
10 32 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 29 (0.18%) Mac OS
12 28 (0.18%) Debian
13 25 (0.16%) Windows Server 2016
14 12 (0.076%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (0.076%) VMS
15 11 (0.070%) Embedded Linux
15 11 (0.070%) Windows 10
16 9 (0.057%) tvOS
17 8 (0.051%) Windows 7
17 8 (0.051%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7,310 (46.32%) Agile Software Development
2 3,412 (21.62%) MVC
3 3,153 (19.98%) Software Engineering
4 2,874 (18.21%) TDD
5 2,611 (16.55%) Front End Development
6 2,408 (15.26%) Scrum
7 2,202 (13.95%) DevOps
8 2,153 (13.64%) Web Development
9 2,141 (13.57%) Microservices
10 1,711 (10.84%) Test Automation
11 1,511 (9.57%) BDD
12 1,402 (8.88%) OO
13 1,390 (8.81%) Problem-Solving
14 1,198 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
15 1,147 (7.27%) Mentoring
16 1,070 (6.78%) Fintech
17 1,010 (6.40%) Unit Testing
18 945 (5.99%) Computer Science
19 905 (5.73%) Analytics
20 897 (5.68%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 6,016 (38.12%) C#
2 3,783 (23.97%) SQL
3 3,616 (22.91%) Java
4 2,546 (16.13%) Python
5 2,291 (14.52%) TypeScript
6 2,178 (13.80%) PHP
7 882 (5.59%) ES6
8 752 (4.77%) C++
9 666 (4.22%) Ruby
10 618 (3.92%) T-SQL
11 388 (2.46%) Go
12 332 (2.10%) C
12 332 (2.10%) Java 8
13 320 (2.03%) Kotlin
14 301 (1.91%) VB.NET
15 261 (1.65%) Scala
16 239 (1.51%) PowerShell
17 234 (1.48%) Bash Shell
18 150 (0.95%) Objective-C
19 148 (0.94%) R
Qualifications
1 1,460 (9.25%) Degree
2 478 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 353 (2.24%) Security Cleared
4 200 (1.27%) SC Cleared
5 100 (0.63%) DV Cleared
6 97 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 71 (0.45%) ISTQB
8 45 (0.29%) Master's Degree
9 38 (0.24%) AWS Certification
10 34 (0.22%) ISEB
10 34 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
11 27 (0.17%) PhD
12 23 (0.15%) HND
13 21 (0.13%) DBS Check
14 16 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 14 (0.089%) Analytics IQ
15 14 (0.089%) MCP
16 12 (0.076%) ITIL Certification
17 11 (0.070%) Postgraduate
18 9 (0.057%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,012 (6.41%) QA
2 62 (0.39%) GDPR
3 29 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (0.13%) SLA
5 20 (0.13%) WCAG
6 17 (0.11%) Data Quality
7 13 (0.082%) PCI DSS
8 10 (0.063%) PMO
9 6 (0.038%) NIST
10 5 (0.032%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.025%) COBIT
11 4 (0.025%) ISO 13485
11 4 (0.025%) SEPA
12 3 (0.019%) HL7
13 2 (0.013%) ISO 9000
14 1 (0.006%) Disclosure Scotland
14 1 (0.006%) ISO 8583
14 1 (0.006%) ISO/IEC 20000
14 1 (0.006%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 1 (0.006%) WAI
System Software
1 1,957 (12.40%) Docker
2 54 (0.34%) Active Directory
3 42 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (0.16%) Firmware
5 24 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
5 24 (0.15%) vSphere
6 23 (0.15%) Hyper-V
7 12 (0.076%) VirtualBox
8 11 (0.070%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 9 (0.057%) HDFS
10 8 (0.051%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (0.044%) Squid
11 7 (0.044%) Xen
12 5 (0.032%) LXC
12 5 (0.032%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.032%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 4 (0.025%) ISA Server
13 4 (0.025%) Kamailio
14 3 (0.019%) Time Sharing Option
14 3 (0.019%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1,178 (7.46%) Kubernetes
2 444 (2.81%) Terraform
3 340 (2.15%) Ansible
4 167 (1.06%) Puppet
5 145 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
6 54 (0.34%) Kibana
7 50 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
8 26 (0.16%) Packer
9 25 (0.16%) logstash
10 24 (0.15%) Grafana
11 20 (0.13%) CA Service Virtualization
12 19 (0.12%) Istio
13 18 (0.11%) Docker Swarm
13 18 (0.11%) Prometheus
14 17 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
15 15 (0.095%) HP UCMDB
16 14 (0.089%) Salt
17 12 (0.076%) Mesos
18 11 (0.070%) Nagios
18 11 (0.070%) Rancher
Vendors
1 1,733 (10.98%) Microsoft
2 638 (4.04%) Google
3 606 (3.84%) Oracle
4 283 (1.79%) Adobe
5 224 (1.42%) Zend
6 212 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
7 185 (1.17%) Xamarin
8 167 (1.06%) ServiceNow
9 156 (0.99%) SAP
10 139 (0.88%) Atlassian
11 119 (0.75%) Sitecore
12 89 (0.56%) Bloomberg
13 69 (0.44%) Apple
13 69 (0.44%) IBM
14 57 (0.36%) VMware
15 54 (0.34%) Tableau
16 50 (0.32%) Splunk
17 37 (0.23%) HP
18 36 (0.23%) Red Hat
19 35 (0.22%) Facebook