Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 21,787 26,322 31,695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.32% 17.34% 18.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.02% 31.57% 32.68%
Number of salaries quoted 18,588 22,213 27,860
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £73,750
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 68,048 83,365 96,978
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.11% 54.91% 55.54%
Number of salaries quoted 56,200 68,930 81,015
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,589 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 23 January 2020.

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 23 January 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 20,081 £50,000 - 4,813
UK excluding London -1 13,072 £45,000 - 3,564
London -1 8,237 £65,000 +4.00% 1,626
South East +1 4,534 £45,000 - 814
North of England 0 2,802 £45,000 +2.27% 980
South West 0 1,787 £44,990 +7.12% 501
Midlands 0 1,757 £42,500 +6.25% 560
North West +2 1,588 £45,000 - 540
Yorkshire -2 996 £42,500 - 317
West Midlands -2 950 £44,000 +4.76% 305
East of England -2 883 £50,000 +11.11% 330
Scotland +2 867 £45,000 -2.70% 246
East Midlands +1 806 £40,000 - 255
Wales -1 324 £45,000 +20.00% 108
North East +2 220 £43,500 -3.33% 124
Northern Ireland +1 156 £50,000 +20.48% 26
Isle of Man -1 1 £53,000 -21.48%

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 11,066 (50.79%) HTML
2 10,413 (47.79%) CSS
3 9,801 (44.99%) Agile Software Development
4 8,993 (41.28%) C#
5 8,028 (36.85%) .NET
6 6,979 (32.03%) AngularJS
7 6,029 (27.67%) React
8 5,556 (25.50%) SQL
9 5,253 (24.11%) MVC
10 4,912 (22.55%) Java
11 4,540 (20.84%) ASP.NET
12 4,210 (19.32%) Node.js
13 4,204 (19.30%) SQL Server
14 4,073 (18.69%) Software Engineering
15 3,941 (18.09%) Azure
16 3,890 (17.85%) Git (software)
17 3,765 (17.28%) AWS
18 3,760 (17.26%) TDD
19 3,628 (16.65%) jQuery
20 3,619 (16.61%) Front End Development
21 3,420 (15.70%) HTML5
22 3,334 (15.30%) Web Development
23 3,242 (14.88%) Finance
24 3,239 (14.87%) Scrum
25 3,207 (14.72%) Python
26 3,137 (14.40%) PHP
27 2,913 (13.37%) Web Services
28 2,907 (13.34%) DevOps
29 2,732 (12.54%) Microsoft
30 2,552 (11.71%) Microservices

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
1 793 (3.64%) CMS
2 647 (2.97%) Elasticsearch
3 539 (2.47%) WordPress
4 374 (1.72%) SharePoint
5 353 (1.62%) Confluence
6 315 (1.45%) IIS
7 228 (1.05%) Drupal
8 219 (1.01%) Apache
9 218 (1.00%) Tomcat
10 211 (0.97%) Umbraco
11 206 (0.95%) Apache Spark
12 159 (0.73%) EPiServer
13 154 (0.71%) JBoss
14 150 (0.69%) nginx
15 145 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
16 88 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 85 (0.39%) WebSphere
18 69 (0.32%) Apache Solr
19 59 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
20 55 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 221 (1.01%) Photoshop
2 144 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
3 127 (0.58%) Sketch
4 123 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
5 101 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
6 77 (0.35%) Adobe XD
7 76 (0.35%) InVision
8 70 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 48 (0.22%) MS Visio
10 42 (0.19%) Zeplin
11 36 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 34 (0.16%) Chatbot
13 29 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
14 18 (0.083%) Figma
14 18 (0.083%) InDesign
15 17 (0.078%) InfoPath
16 12 (0.055%) Marvel
16 12 (0.055%) UserZoom
17 10 (0.046%) Fireworks
18 8 (0.037%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 354 (1.62%) Magento
2 293 (1.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 97 (0.45%) FINCAD Analytics
4 87 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
5 60 (0.28%) NetSuite
6 47 (0.22%) Shopify
7 21 (0.096%) SAP Hybris
8 20 (0.092%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 18 (0.083%) Adobe Campaign
10 15 (0.069%) Dynamics AX
11 13 (0.060%) Distributed Ledger
12 12 (0.055%) Dynamics NAV
12 12 (0.055%) Endur
12 12 (0.055%) Temenos T24
13 10 (0.046%) CiviCRM
13 10 (0.046%) GoldMine
13 10 (0.046%) SAP S/4HANA
14 8 (0.037%) Eloqua
14 8 (0.037%) SDL Web 8
15 7 (0.032%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3,941 (18.09%) Azure
2 3,765 (17.28%) AWS
3 1,024 (4.70%) SaaS
4 901 (4.14%) GCP
5 721 (3.31%) GitHub
6 631 (2.90%) Serverless
7 451 (2.07%) npm
8 332 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
9 267 (1.23%) PaaS
10 223 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
11 203 (0.93%) Office 365
12 194 (0.89%) Amazon S3
13 193 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
14 185 (0.85%) Power Platform
15 174 (0.80%) Dynamics 365
16 171 (0.78%) OpenShift
17 135 (0.62%) Amazon ECS
18 132 (0.61%) Google Analytics
19 119 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
20 117 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 447 (2.05%) Internet
2 274 (1.26%) HTTP
3 174 (0.80%) TCP/IP
4 97 (0.45%) Firewall
5 88 (0.40%) Intranet
6 74 (0.34%) DNS
7 64 (0.29%) SSL
8 47 (0.22%) Wireshark
9 43 (0.20%) SSH
10 37 (0.17%) Network Security
11 36 (0.17%) VoIP
12 31 (0.14%) Extranet
13 30 (0.14%) VPN
14 29 (0.13%) Skype
15 23 (0.11%) HTTPS
15 23 (0.11%) SMS
16 20 (0.092%) DAB
17 19 (0.087%) Wireless
18 17 (0.078%) DHCP
19 16 (0.073%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4,204 (19.30%) SQL Server
2 2,346 (10.77%) MySQL
3 1,102 (5.06%) MongoDB
4 1,092 (5.01%) NoSQL
5 1,001 (4.59%) PostgreSQL
6 744 (3.41%) Relational Database
7 559 (2.57%) Big Data
8 366 (1.68%) Redis
9 314 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 300 (1.38%) SQL Server 2016
11 284 (1.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 251 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 236 (1.08%) Hadoop
14 224 (1.03%) Amazon Athena
15 219 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
16 177 (0.81%) Amazon RDS
17 146 (0.67%) RDBMS
18 138 (0.63%) SQL Server 2019
19 132 (0.61%) Power BI
20 127 (0.58%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3,890 (17.85%) Git (software)
2 1,315 (6.04%) Jenkins
3 1,066 (4.89%) JIRA
4 931 (4.27%) Selenium
5 921 (4.23%) webpack
6 892 (4.09%) Visual Studio
7 598 (2.74%) gulp
8 582 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 462 (2.12%) TeamCity
10 447 (2.05%) Cucumber
11 418 (1.92%) Maven
12 410 (1.88%) Jasmine
13 404 (1.85%) Grunt
14 362 (1.66%) Subversion
15 321 (1.47%) JUnit
16 320 (1.47%) Bitbucket
17 306 (1.40%) NUnit
18 253 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
19 244 (1.12%) Mocha
20 228 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3,242 (14.88%) Finance
2 1,108 (5.09%) Retail
3 1,004 (4.61%) Marketing
4 907 (4.16%) Banking
5 612 (2.81%) Front Office
6 509 (2.34%) Games
7 410 (1.88%) Public Sector
8 382 (1.75%) Manufacturing
9 293 (1.34%) Advertising
10 245 (1.12%) Telecoms
11 207 (0.95%) Electronics
12 201 (0.92%) Law
13 183 (0.84%) Legal
14 154 (0.71%) Investment Banking
15 142 (0.65%) Automotive
16 90 (0.41%) Publishing
17 76 (0.35%) Financial Institution
18 68 (0.31%) Back Office
19 53 (0.24%) Aerospace
20 47 (0.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 15,840 (72.70%) Developer
2 3,433 (15.76%) .NET Developer
3 3,205 (14.71%) Senior Developer
4 2,613 (11.99%) C# Developer
5 2,591 (11.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2,142 (9.83%) Software Developer
7 2,021 (9.28%) JavaScript Developer
8 1,879 (8.62%) Full Stack Developer
9 1,854 (8.51%) Software Engineer
10 1,629 (7.48%) C# .NET Developer
11 1,408 (6.46%) React Developer
12 1,379 (6.33%) PHP Developer
13 1,352 (6.21%) Java Developer
14 1,300 (5.97%) Web Developer
15 903 (4.14%) Junior
16 731 (3.36%) Angular Developer
17 726 (3.33%) Lead Developer
18 718 (3.30%) Junior Developer
19 661 (3.03%) Senior Front-End Developer
20 597 (2.74%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11,066 (50.79%) HTML
2 10,413 (47.79%) CSS
3 8,028 (36.85%) .NET
4 6,979 (32.03%) AngularJS
5 6,029 (27.67%) React
6 4,540 (20.84%) ASP.NET
7 4,210 (19.32%) Node.js
8 3,628 (16.65%) jQuery
9 3,420 (15.70%) HTML5
10 2,913 (13.37%) Web Services
11 2,528 (11.60%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2,284 (10.48%) REST
13 2,104 (9.66%) .NET Framework
14 2,092 (9.60%) Vue.js
15 2,045 (9.39%) CSS3
16 1,953 (8.96%) RESTful
17 1,885 (8.65%) ASP.NET Web API
18 1,858 (8.53%) .NET Core
19 1,748 (8.02%) Sass
20 1,421 (6.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2,263 (10.39%) User Experience
2 1,771 (8.13%) Greenfield Project
3 1,148 (5.27%) Mobile App
4 964 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
5 585 (2.69%) Self-Motivation
6 564 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
7 446 (2.05%) Fixed Income
8 391 (1.79%) Derivative
9 379 (1.74%) Hedge funds
10 375 (1.72%) Equities
11 359 (1.65%) Algorithms
12 259 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 205 (0.94%) Data Structures
14 183 (0.84%) Cloud Native
15 175 (0.80%) Blog
16 167 (0.77%) Management Information System
17 146 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
18 135 (0.62%) Public Cloud
19 122 (0.56%) Virtual Team
20 111 (0.51%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1,775 (8.15%) Linux
2 996 (4.57%) Windows
3 714 (3.28%) Android
4 640 (2.94%) Apple iOS
5 479 (2.20%) Unix
6 148 (0.68%) Windows Server
7 93 (0.43%) Mac OS X
8 90 (0.41%) Mac OS
9 80 (0.37%) Ubuntu
10 60 (0.28%) CentOS
11 33 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
12 32 (0.15%) VMS
13 30 (0.14%) Debian
14 27 (0.12%) tvOS
15 23 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 21 (0.096%) Windows 10
17 18 (0.083%) Windows 7
18 16 (0.073%) Windows Server 2012
19 13 (0.060%) Kali Linux
20 11 (0.050%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9,801 (44.99%) Agile Software Development
2 5,253 (24.11%) MVC
3 4,073 (18.69%) Software Engineering
4 3,760 (17.26%) TDD
5 3,619 (16.61%) Front End Development
6 3,334 (15.30%) Web Development
7 3,239 (14.87%) Scrum
8 2,907 (13.34%) DevOps
9 2,552 (11.71%) Microservices
10 2,100 (9.64%) OO
11 2,092 (9.60%) Test Automation
12 2,036 (9.35%) Problem-Solving
13 1,877 (8.62%) Continuous Integration
14 1,751 (8.04%) Mentoring
15 1,724 (7.91%) BDD
16 1,660 (7.62%) Computer Science
17 1,521 (6.98%) Unit Testing
18 1,408 (6.46%) E-Commerce
19 1,377 (6.32%) SDLC
20 1,315 (6.04%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 8,993 (41.28%) C#
2 5,556 (25.50%) SQL
3 4,912 (22.55%) Java
4 3,207 (14.72%) Python
5 3,137 (14.40%) PHP
6 2,252 (10.34%) TypeScript
7 1,291 (5.93%) ES6
8 1,079 (4.95%) C++
9 911 (4.18%) T-SQL
10 867 (3.98%) Ruby
11 552 (2.53%) Java 8
12 530 (2.43%) VB.NET
13 460 (2.11%) Go
14 454 (2.08%) C
15 380 (1.74%) Scala
16 358 (1.64%) PowerShell
17 348 (1.60%) Bash Shell
18 335 (1.54%) Kotlin
19 285 (1.31%) R
20 170 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 2,356 (10.81%) Degree
2 773 (3.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 420 (1.93%) Security Cleared
4 197 (0.90%) SC Cleared
5 154 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 132 (0.61%) DV Cleared
7 82 (0.38%) ISTQB
8 66 (0.30%) Master's Degree
9 54 (0.25%) MCP
10 53 (0.24%) HND
11 50 (0.23%) PhD
12 42 (0.19%) ISEB
12 42 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
13 40 (0.18%) AWS Certification
13 40 (0.18%) MCSD
14 38 (0.17%) Postgraduate
15 25 (0.11%) PMI Certification
16 21 (0.096%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 20 (0.092%) DBS Check
18 18 (0.083%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,158 (5.32%) QA
2 92 (0.42%) GDPR
3 46 (0.21%) SLA
4 40 (0.18%) WCAG
5 37 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 26 (0.12%) PCI DSS
7 21 (0.096%) Data Quality
8 18 (0.083%) PMO
9 17 (0.078%) WAI
10 15 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 11 (0.050%) COBIT
12 7 (0.032%) ISO 9001
12 7 (0.032%) NIST
12 7 (0.032%) Solvency II
13 4 (0.018%) HL7
14 3 (0.014%) Def Stans
14 3 (0.014%) IEC 61508
14 3 (0.014%) SEPA
15 2 (0.009%) RMADS
16 1 (0.005%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 2,410 (11.06%) Docker
2 111 (0.51%) Active Directory
3 52 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 36 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
5 34 (0.16%) Hyper-V
6 22 (0.10%) Firmware
7 21 (0.096%) VirtualBox
8 17 (0.078%) XenApp
9 15 (0.069%) Microsoft App-V
9 15 (0.069%) vSphere
10 14 (0.064%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 12 (0.055%) Varnish
12 11 (0.050%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 10 (0.046%) HDFS
13 10 (0.046%) LXC
13 10 (0.046%) XenDesktop
14 9 (0.041%) Forefront TMG
15 5 (0.023%) vCloud
15 5 (0.023%) VMware ESXi
15 5 (0.023%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1,362 (6.25%) Kubernetes
2 507 (2.33%) Ansible
3 499 (2.29%) Terraform
4 300 (1.38%) Puppet
5 285 (1.31%) Opscode Chef
6 85 (0.39%) Kibana
7 78 (0.36%) Mesos
8 61 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
9 48 (0.22%) Docker Swarm
9 48 (0.22%) Istio
10 45 (0.21%) logstash
10 45 (0.21%) Salt
11 44 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
12 42 (0.19%) Marathon
13 28 (0.13%) Nagios
13 28 (0.13%) Packer
14 25 (0.11%) SCCM
14 25 (0.11%) ZABBIX
15 23 (0.11%) Tivoli
16 20 (0.092%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 2,732 (12.54%) Microsoft
2 898 (4.12%) Oracle
3 879 (4.03%) Google
4 477 (2.19%) Adobe
5 365 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
6 337 (1.55%) Zend
7 295 (1.35%) SAP
8 230 (1.06%) Xamarin
9 220 (1.01%) Sitecore
10 186 (0.85%) ServiceNow
11 160 (0.73%) Sage
12 158 (0.73%) Atlassian
13 153 (0.70%) IBM
14 144 (0.66%) Splunk
15 116 (0.53%) Apple
16 106 (0.49%) Facebook
17 100 (0.46%) Bloomberg
18 98 (0.45%) Tableau
19 80 (0.37%) VMware
20 66 (0.30%) WorldPay