JavaScript Jobs

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring JavaScript skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited JavaScript over the 6 months leading up to 21 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
21 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 19 21 12
Rank change year-on-year +2 -9 -5
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 7,428 7,724 30,327
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 7.76% 9.31% 17.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.05% 23.09% 32.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5,566 6,445 12,868
10th Percentile £35,000 £38,750 £37,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £48,750 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £81,250 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £102,500 £97,290
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% - +15.79%

All Programming Languages
UK

JavaScript falls under the Programming Languages category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring coding skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 29,655 33,453 93,053
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 30.97% 40.33% 52.43%
Number of salaries quoted 21,417 24,674 44,089
10th Percentile £35,517 £38,750 £37,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £48,750 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +8.70%
75th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £107,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,500
% change year-on-year - +2.80% +7.00%

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 21 July 2024.

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 21 July 2024. 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
Jobs
England +1 6,456 £60,000 -7.69% 795
UK excluding London +3 5,083 £52,500 -4.55% 676
Work from Home 0 3,361 £61,500 -1.60% 523
London -1 2,040 £90,000 +20.00% 198
North of England +5 1,289 £55,000 - 173
South East -4 1,228 £55,000 -8.33% 177
Midlands +15 791 £50,000 -9.09% 127
North West +2 755 £55,000 - 94
South West +8 685 £52,668 -4.24% 83
Scotland -5 500 £55,000 +2.80% 36
Yorkshire +10 420 £52,500 -0.94% 59
West Midlands +7 415 £50,000 -9.09% 84
East Midlands +11 368 £47,500 -18.10% 43
East of England +23 367 £52,500 -4.55% 83
Wales +10 152 £50,000 +11.11% 16
North East +2 114 £57,965 +5.39% 22
Northern Ireland -3 70 £45,000 -10.00% 11
Isle of Man - 1 - - 1

JavaScript
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 618 (8.32%) Apache
2 603 (8.12%) Apache Airflow
3 269 (3.62%) CMS
4 249 (3.35%) ArcGIS
5 235 (3.16%) GeoServer
6 208 (2.80%) WordPress
7 129 (1.74%) SharePoint
8 121 (1.63%) IIS
9 93 (1.25%) nginx
10 90 (1.21%) Umbraco
11 68 (0.92%) Confluence
12 53 (0.71%) FileNet
13 48 (0.65%) Headless CMS
14 44 (0.59%) Drupal
15 43 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
16 40 (0.54%) Apache Spark
17 37 (0.50%) Kentico
18 36 (0.48%) Camunda
19 35 (0.47%) Microsoft Exchange
20 22 (0.30%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 68 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 62 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
3 49 (0.66%) Adobe XD
4 45 (0.61%) Simulink
5 37 (0.50%) Photoshop
6 25 (0.34%) Sketch
7 21 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 16 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
9 12 (0.16%) Trello
10 11 (0.15%) Chatbot
10 11 (0.15%) InfoPath
11 10 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 10 (0.13%) InVision
12 8 (0.11%) MS Visio
13 7 (0.094%) Spreadsheet
14 6 (0.081%) MadCap Flare
14 6 (0.081%) RoboHelp
15 3 (0.040%) SPSS
16 2 (0.027%) Adobe After Effects
16 2 (0.027%) Maya
Business Applications
1 121 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 54 (0.73%) Magento
3 48 (0.65%) Shopify
4 37 (0.50%) SDL Web 8
5 30 (0.40%) Ripple
6 20 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
7 16 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
8 15 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
9 14 (0.19%) Sage 200
10 13 (0.18%) Salesforce CRM
11 12 (0.16%) Fidessa
12 7 (0.094%) NetSuite
13 6 (0.081%) Oracle Cash Management
13 6 (0.081%) SAP ERP
14 5 (0.067%) Sage 50
14 5 (0.067%) SAP SD
15 4 (0.054%) CiviCRM
15 4 (0.054%) Dynamics NAV
16 2 (0.027%) Elite 3E
16 2 (0.027%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 2,562 (34.49%) Azure
2 2,463 (33.16%) AWS
3 664 (8.94%) GCP
4 586 (7.89%) Azure DevOps
5 556 (7.49%) dbt
6 543 (7.31%) Snowflake
7 416 (5.60%) Serverless
8 361 (4.86%) SaaS
9 355 (4.78%) Power Platform
10 298 (4.01%) IBM Cloud
11 270 (3.63%) GitHub
12 210 (2.83%) Azure Service Bus
13 201 (2.71%) Dynamics 365
14 180 (2.42%) Azure Logic Apps
15 173 (2.33%) Power Automate
16 172 (2.32%) Azure Functions
17 171 (2.30%) PowerApps
18 148 (1.99%) Amazon EKS
19 135 (1.82%) Azure API Management
20 130 (1.75%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 100 (1.35%) Internet
2 71 (0.96%) HTTP
3 53 (0.71%) DNS
4 39 (0.53%) TCP/IP
5 37 (0.50%) AMQP
6 33 (0.44%) MQTT
7 31 (0.42%) Wireless
8 27 (0.36%) Network Security
9 24 (0.32%) DHCP
10 23 (0.31%) VPN
11 22 (0.30%) SSL
12 20 (0.27%) Firewall
12 20 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
13 17 (0.23%) RS-485
14 16 (0.22%) FTP
15 13 (0.18%) 3G
15 13 (0.18%) 4G
16 12 (0.16%) FIX Connectivity
16 12 (0.16%) VoIP
17 11 (0.15%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,098 (14.78%) SQL Server
2 765 (10.30%) PostgreSQL
3 625 (8.41%) MySQL
4 597 (8.04%) NoSQL
5 557 (7.50%) Amazon Athena
6 554 (7.46%) Apache Arrow
6 554 (7.46%) Dremio
7 529 (7.12%) Data Lake
8 523 (7.04%) Apache Ignite
9 511 (6.88%) MongoDB
10 402 (5.41%) Relational Database
11 289 (3.89%) GIS
12 253 (3.41%) DB2
13 235 (3.16%) QGIS
14 205 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
15 173 (2.33%) Power BI
16 109 (1.47%) Big Data
17 80 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
18 68 (0.92%) Oracle Database
18 68 (0.92%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1,083 (14.58%) Git
2 305 (4.11%) JIRA
3 253 (3.41%) Cypress.io
4 222 (2.99%) Selenium
5 204 (2.75%) Jenkins
6 203 (2.73%) Visual Studio
7 174 (2.34%) JUnit
8 148 (1.99%) GitLab
9 110 (1.48%) Jasmine
10 98 (1.32%) TeamCity
11 94 (1.27%) Karma Test Runner
12 82 (1.10%) WebDriver
13 74 (1.00%) webpack
14 71 (0.96%) NUnit
15 70 (0.94%) Protractor
16 65 (0.88%) Maven
17 64 (0.86%) Moq
18 60 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
19 56 (0.75%) Cucumber
20 51 (0.69%) Bitbucket
General
1 1,553 (20.91%) Finance
2 1,374 (18.50%) Social Skills
3 763 (10.27%) Banking
4 661 (8.90%) Front Office
5 612 (8.24%) Investment Banking
6 594 (8.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 516 (6.95%) Marketing
8 504 (6.79%) Public Sector
9 423 (5.69%) Law
10 375 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
11 196 (2.64%) Retail
12 187 (2.52%) Legal
13 186 (2.50%) Games
14 106 (1.43%) Manufacturing
15 86 (1.16%) Tech for Good
16 81 (1.09%) Telecoms
17 71 (0.96%) Electronics
18 69 (0.93%) Advertising
18 69 (0.93%) Financial Institution
19 66 (0.89%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4,287 (57.71%) Developer
2 1,685 (22.68%) Senior
3 1,589 (21.39%) Software Engineer
4 1,001 (13.48%) .NET Developer
5 921 (12.40%) Senior Developer
6 840 (11.31%) Full Stack Developer
7 770 (10.37%) Lead
8 624 (8.40%) Software Developer
9 547 (7.36%) C# Developer
10 543 (7.31%) Senior Software Engineer
11 412 (5.55%) PHP Developer
12 376 (5.06%) Full Stack Engineer
13 366 (4.93%) C# .NET Developer
14 349 (4.70%) Java Engineer
15 332 (4.47%) Front-End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 328 (4.42%) AWS Engineer
17 323 (4.35%) Java Software Engineer
18 319 (4.29%) Lead Developer
19 301 (4.05%) Python Engineer
20 296 (3.98%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,123 (42.04%) CSS
2 3,100 (41.73%) HTML
3 2,944 (39.63%) React
4 2,713 (36.52%) .NET
5 1,829 (24.62%) AngularJS
6 1,227 (16.52%) Node.js
7 1,161 (15.63%) ASP.NET
8 1,007 (13.56%) Vue
9 1,002 (13.49%) .NET Core
10 882 (11.87%) jQuery
11 764 (10.29%) REST
12 706 (9.50%) HTML5
13 697 (9.38%) Web Services
14 687 (9.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 686 (9.24%) RESTful
16 685 (9.22%) .NET Framework
17 647 (8.71%) gRPC
18 599 (8.06%) Protocol Buffers
19 511 (6.88%) Pandas
20 509 (6.85%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 619 (8.33%) Fixed Income
2 611 (8.23%) Hedge funds
3 584 (7.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 568 (7.65%) Derivative
5 562 (7.57%) Equities
6 420 (5.65%) Algorithms
7 397 (5.34%) Data Structures
8 348 (4.68%) Blockchain
9 300 (4.04%) Hybrid Cloud
10 289 (3.89%) Greenfield Project
11 272 (3.66%) Cloud Native
12 252 (3.39%) Product Ownership
13 220 (2.96%) Mobile App
14 182 (2.45%) e-Learning
15 178 (2.40%) Self-Motivation
16 107 (1.44%) IoT
17 86 (1.16%) Distributed Systems
18 78 (1.05%) Onboarding
19 72 (0.97%) Pricing Data
19 72 (0.97%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 719 (9.68%) Linux
2 490 (6.60%) Windows
3 404 (5.44%) Android
4 328 (4.42%) Apple iOS
5 92 (1.24%) Ubuntu
6 81 (1.09%) CentOS
7 69 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 53 (0.71%) Unix
9 31 (0.42%) Debian
10 24 (0.32%) Windows Server
11 20 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
12 11 (0.15%) Solaris
12 11 (0.15%) VMS
13 6 (0.081%) Alpine Linux
14 5 (0.067%) AIX
15 4 (0.054%) Kali Linux
16 2 (0.027%) Rocky
17 1 (0.013%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.013%) VxWorks
17 1 (0.013%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,328 (44.80%) Agile
2 2,346 (31.58%) Software Engineering
3 2,257 (30.39%) Full Stack Development
4 1,503 (20.23%) DevOps
5 1,265 (17.03%) Web Development
6 1,209 (16.28%) Problem-Solving
7 1,083 (14.58%) MVC
8 901 (12.13%) User Experience
9 855 (11.51%) Artificial Intelligence
10 848 (11.42%) CI/CD
11 808 (10.88%) Computer Science
12 774 (10.42%) Asset Management
13 744 (10.02%) Microservices
14 688 (9.26%) Front End Development
15 684 (9.21%) Mentoring
16 678 (9.13%) OO
17 656 (8.83%) TDD
18 617 (8.31%) Scrum
19 583 (7.85%) SDLC
20 560 (7.54%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2,871 (38.65%) C#
2 2,138 (28.78%) Python
2 2,138 (28.78%) TypeScript
3 2,018 (27.17%) SQL
4 1,851 (24.92%) Java
5 868 (11.69%) PHP
6 238 (3.20%) T-SQL
7 220 (2.96%) C++
8 160 (2.15%) Go
9 133 (1.79%) PowerShell
10 128 (1.72%) C
11 118 (1.59%) Ruby
12 107 (1.44%) VB.NET
13 89 (1.20%) Kotlin
14 69 (0.93%) VB
15 59 (0.79%) Bash
16 56 (0.75%) Rust
17 41 (0.55%) Apex Code
18 36 (0.48%) Lua
19 35 (0.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1,124 (15.13%) Degree
2 679 (9.14%) Security Cleared
3 495 (6.66%) SC Cleared
4 465 (6.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 132 (1.78%) DV Cleared
6 100 (1.35%) Master's Degree
7 55 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
8 41 (0.55%) Azure Certification
9 36 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
10 27 (0.36%) AWS Certification
11 18 (0.24%) ISTQB
12 17 (0.23%) PhD
13 15 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
15 10 (0.13%) DBS Check
16 8 (0.11%) Postgraduate
17 7 (0.094%) CCNA
17 7 (0.094%) CCNA CyberOps
17 7 (0.094%) CCNP
17 7 (0.094%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 420 (5.65%) QA
2 223 (3.00%) Accessibility
3 188 (2.53%) Data Quality
4 59 (0.79%) WCAG
5 53 (0.71%) GDPR
6 43 (0.58%) SLA
7 25 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 12 (0.16%) GRC
9 11 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
10 8 (0.11%) ISO 13485
10 8 (0.11%) PMO
11 7 (0.094%) PCI DSS
12 5 (0.067%) HIPAA
12 5 (0.067%) IEC 61131
13 4 (0.054%) EMIR
13 4 (0.054%) MiFID
14 3 (0.040%) IEC 62304
14 3 (0.040%) ISO 9001
14 3 (0.040%) Software Quality Assurance
15 2 (0.027%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 718 (9.67%) Docker
2 32 (0.43%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.15%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.12%) Firmware
6 8 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
7 5 (0.067%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.067%) vSphere
8 3 (0.040%) KVM
9 2 (0.027%) Embedded Firmware
9 2 (0.027%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.013%) Dovecot
10 1 (0.013%) GlusterFS
10 1 (0.013%) OpenAM
10 1 (0.013%) OpenDJ
10 1 (0.013%) Postfix
10 1 (0.013%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 644 (8.67%) Kubernetes
2 291 (3.92%) Terraform
3 129 (1.74%) Ansible
4 65 (0.88%) Prometheus
5 41 (0.55%) Puppet
6 33 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
7 32 (0.43%) Grafana
8 23 (0.31%) Progress Chef
9 16 (0.22%) Kibana
10 12 (0.16%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 10 (0.13%) MIIS
12 8 (0.11%) WMI
13 7 (0.094%) Istio
13 7 (0.094%) Nagios
13 7 (0.094%) Rancher
14 6 (0.081%) CloudHub
15 5 (0.067%) cPanel
15 5 (0.067%) Opsgenie
15 5 (0.067%) Plesk
16 4 (0.054%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 953 (12.83%) Microsoft
2 353 (4.75%) Red Hat
3 301 (4.05%) IBM
4 248 (3.34%) ESRI
5 239 (3.22%) Oracle
6 229 (3.08%) Google
7 150 (2.02%) Adobe
8 104 (1.40%) ServiceNow
9 81 (1.09%) Salesforce
10 79 (1.06%) Bloomberg
11 72 (0.97%) Reuters
12 55 (0.74%) SAP
13 49 (0.66%) Atlassian
14 48 (0.65%) Facebook
14 48 (0.65%) Sitecore
15 41 (0.55%) Optimizely
16 40 (0.54%) Splunk
17 32 (0.43%) Xilinx
18 30 (0.40%) HP
19 29 (0.39%) SaltStack