JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK

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 7 December 2023 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
7 Dec 2023
Same period 2022 Same period 2021
Rank 19 15 8
Rank change year-on-year -4 -7 -3
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 4,814 16,429 21,715
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 9.09% 13.37% 16.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.34% 29.10% 32.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4,083 9,567 14,058
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £47,500 £43,563
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.00% +8.70% +4.55%
75th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £99,232 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.26%

All Programming Languages
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 21,547 56,460 66,736
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 40.67% 45.96% 52.08%
Number of salaries quoted 16,785 35,996 45,555
10th Percentile £39,730 £38,442 £36,250
25th Percentile £47,788 £47,500 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% +9.09%
75th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £106,250 £102,500 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 7 December 2023.

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 7 December 2023. 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 -4 4,264 £65,000 - 2,392
UK excluding London -8 2,856 £55,000 - 1,708
Work from Home -8 2,506 £62,500 +4.17% 1,702
London -3 1,685 £80,000 +6.67% 979
South East -3 813 £57,500 - 530
North of England -10 704 £55,000 -4.35% 479
South West -13 428 £55,000 +4.76% 199
Midlands -3 405 £55,000 - 230
North West -10 377 £55,000 -4.35% 281
Yorkshire -6 292 £56,318 +2.40% 144
Scotland -18 247 £57,500 +4.55% 100
West Midlands -16 209 £55,000 - 141
East Midlands -5 195 £55,000 +4.76% 88
East of England -3 147 £60,000 +9.09% 126
Wales -24 79 £47,500 -9.52% 52
Northern Ireland -22 44 £45,000 -21.74% 35
North East -14 35 £52,000 +4.00% 63

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
1 124 (2.58%) SharePoint
2 117 (2.43%) Apache
3 113 (2.35%) CMS
4 103 (2.14%) Apache Airflow
5 86 (1.79%) WordPress
6 77 (1.60%) Confluence
7 62 (1.29%) IIS
8 47 (0.98%) Umbraco
9 34 (0.71%) Tomcat
10 28 (0.58%) Drupal
11 18 (0.37%) nginx
12 17 (0.35%) OpenStack
13 14 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 14 (0.29%) Kentico
14 12 (0.25%) Apache Spark
14 12 (0.25%) JBoss
14 12 (0.25%) Jetty
14 12 (0.25%) Jupyter
14 12 (0.25%) NServiceBus
15 10 (0.21%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 33 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (0.27%) Adobe XD
3 13 (0.27%) Chatbot
3 13 (0.27%) Sketch
4 8 (0.17%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.10%) SOLIDWORKS
6 4 (0.083%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.083%) InVision
6 4 (0.083%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.083%) Simulink
6 4 (0.083%) Trello
7 3 (0.062%) FileZilla
7 3 (0.062%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.042%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.042%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.042%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.042%) InDesign
8 2 (0.042%) Mathcad
8 2 (0.042%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 178 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 40 (0.83%) Remedy ITSM
3 22 (0.46%) Magento
4 20 (0.42%) NetSuite
5 19 (0.39%) Shopify
6 17 (0.35%) Elite 3E
6 17 (0.35%) Maximo
7 13 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
8 10 (0.21%) Fidessa
8 10 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
9 5 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
10 4 (0.083%) Dynamics GP
11 3 (0.062%) Dynamics NAV
11 3 (0.062%) Siebel CRM
12 2 (0.042%) Adobe Campaign
12 2 (0.042%) JDE EnterpriseOne
12 2 (0.042%) Oracle Cash Management
12 2 (0.042%) Salesforce CRM
12 2 (0.042%) SAP ERP
12 2 (0.042%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 1,492 (30.99%) Azure
2 1,272 (26.42%) AWS
3 444 (9.22%) GCP
4 433 (8.99%) Azure DevOps
5 360 (7.48%) SaaS
6 309 (6.42%) Serverless
7 298 (6.19%) Power Platform
8 254 (5.28%) GitHub
9 198 (4.11%) Dynamics 365
10 127 (2.64%) PowerApps
11 87 (1.81%) Power Automate
12 76 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
13 73 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
13 73 (1.52%) Figma
14 66 (1.37%) OpenShift
15 64 (1.33%) Microsoft 365
15 64 (1.33%) npm
16 57 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
17 55 (1.14%) PaaS
18 52 (1.08%) dbt
Communications & Networking
1 81 (1.68%) Internet
2 44 (0.91%) HTTP
3 31 (0.64%) SSL
4 29 (0.60%) LAN
5 26 (0.54%) Firewall
5 26 (0.54%) VPN
5 26 (0.54%) WAN
6 24 (0.50%) DNS
7 19 (0.39%) AMQP
8 15 (0.31%) TCP/IP
9 13 (0.27%) SSH
10 12 (0.25%) VoIP
11 11 (0.23%) DHCP
12 10 (0.21%) FIX Connectivity
13 9 (0.19%) Intranet
14 7 (0.15%) Bluetooth
15 6 (0.12%) Network Security
15 6 (0.12%) PuTTY
15 6 (0.12%) WinSCP
16 5 (0.10%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 784 (16.29%) SQL Server
2 387 (8.04%) MySQL
3 323 (6.71%) Relational Database
4 286 (5.94%) NoSQL
5 222 (4.61%) MongoDB
6 221 (4.59%) PostgreSQL
7 201 (4.18%) Power BI
8 129 (2.68%) RDBMS
9 126 (2.62%) Oracle Database
10 99 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
11 95 (1.97%) Big Data
12 82 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 78 (1.62%) Apache Ignite
14 71 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 62 (1.29%) Amazon Athena
16 59 (1.23%) Redis
17 55 (1.14%) Azure SQL Database
18 51 (1.06%) Amazon RDS
19 50 (1.04%) Apache Arrow
19 50 (1.04%) Dremio
Development Applications
1 932 (19.36%) Git
2 362 (7.52%) Jenkins
3 254 (5.28%) Cypress.io
4 238 (4.94%) Selenium
5 227 (4.72%) JIRA
6 171 (3.55%) Cucumber
7 133 (2.76%) Visual Studio
8 106 (2.20%) Maven
9 94 (1.95%) Postman
10 86 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
11 72 (1.50%) GitLab
12 61 (1.27%) SoapUI
13 57 (1.18%) JUnit
14 56 (1.16%) IntelliJ
15 53 (1.10%) webpack
16 52 (1.08%) Jasmine
16 52 (1.08%) Subversion
17 46 (0.96%) Bitbucket
17 46 (0.96%) TeamCity
18 44 (0.91%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 949 (19.71%) Finance
2 920 (19.11%) Social Skills
3 302 (6.27%) Banking
4 289 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
5 251 (5.21%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 222 (4.61%) Front Office
7 181 (3.76%) Retail
8 170 (3.53%) Marketing
9 136 (2.83%) Public Sector
10 96 (1.99%) Legal
11 95 (1.97%) Law
12 78 (1.62%) Games
13 71 (1.47%) Investment Banking
14 68 (1.41%) Manufacturing
15 54 (1.12%) Aerospace
16 53 (1.10%) Telecoms
17 51 (1.06%) Organisational Skills
17 51 (1.06%) Police
18 49 (1.02%) Automotive
19 41 (0.85%) Tech for Good
Job Titles
1 2,937 (61.01%) Developer
2 1,091 (22.66%) Senior
3 807 (16.76%) Software Engineer
4 667 (13.86%) Senior Developer
5 552 (11.47%) Full Stack Developer
6 512 (10.64%) Lead
7 499 (10.37%) .NET Developer
8 442 (9.18%) Software Developer
9 305 (6.34%) C# Developer
10 301 (6.25%) Front-End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 269 (5.59%) React Developer
12 247 (5.13%) Lead Developer
13 216 (4.49%) Java Developer
14 213 (4.42%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 179 (3.72%) JavaScript Developer
16 176 (3.66%) PHP Developer
17 146 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
18 145 (3.01%) Python Developer
19 143 (2.97%) Senior Software Engineer
20 141 (2.93%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,925 (39.99%) HTML
2 1,823 (37.87%) CSS
3 1,766 (36.68%) React
4 1,643 (34.13%) .NET
5 1,048 (21.77%) AngularJS
6 811 (16.85%) Node.js
7 647 (13.44%) ASP.NET
8 510 (10.59%) Vue
9 486 (10.10%) .NET Core
10 462 (9.60%) Web Services
11 460 (9.56%) REST
12 452 (9.39%) RESTful
13 444 (9.22%) HTML5
14 428 (8.89%) .NET Framework
15 385 (8.00%) jQuery
16 330 (6.86%) JSON
17 288 (5.98%) XML
18 255 (5.30%) ASP.NET MVC
19 248 (5.15%) Redux
20 230 (4.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 189 (3.93%) Mobile App
2 170 (3.53%) Self-Motivation
3 167 (3.47%) Greenfield Project
3 167 (3.47%) Product Ownership
4 145 (3.01%) Fixed Income
5 111 (2.31%) Cloud Native
6 96 (1.99%) Legacy Systems
7 94 (1.95%) Equities
8 93 (1.93%) Derivative
9 87 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 86 (1.79%) Hedge funds
11 82 (1.70%) Algorithms
12 80 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
13 67 (1.39%) Distributed Systems
14 66 (1.37%) Virtual Team
15 62 (1.29%) Cyberattack
16 61 (1.27%) Public Cloud
17 53 (1.10%) Data Structures
17 53 (1.10%) Management Information System
18 48 (1.00%) Low-Code
Operating Systems
1 256 (5.32%) Linux
2 184 (3.82%) Windows
3 127 (2.64%) Android
4 94 (1.95%) Apple iOS
5 42 (0.87%) Mac OS
6 39 (0.81%) Unix
7 27 (0.56%) CentOS
8 24 (0.50%) Windows Server
9 22 (0.46%) Ubuntu
10 11 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (0.23%) VMS
11 10 (0.21%) Solaris
12 7 (0.15%) Debian
13 5 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.083%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.062%) Windows Server 2016
15 3 (0.062%) Windows Server 2019
16 2 (0.042%) Windows Server 2008
17 1 (0.021%) Embedded Linux
17 1 (0.021%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,000 (41.55%) Agile
2 1,347 (27.98%) Software Engineering
3 1,254 (26.05%) DevOps
4 1,115 (23.16%) Full Stack Development
5 892 (18.53%) Problem-Solving
6 664 (13.79%) Microservices
7 663 (13.77%) CI/CD
8 635 (13.19%) MVC
9 543 (11.28%) Mentoring
10 535 (11.11%) Front End Development
11 528 (10.97%) Computer Science
12 514 (10.68%) Web Development
13 505 (10.49%) TDD
14 496 (10.30%) User Experience
15 487 (10.12%) Scrum
16 470 (9.76%) Test Automation
17 386 (8.02%) SDLC
18 365 (7.58%) Design Patterns
19 348 (7.23%) Unit Testing
20 326 (6.77%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1,790 (37.18%) C#
2 1,397 (29.02%) SQL
3 1,188 (24.68%) Java
4 1,156 (24.01%) Python
5 1,145 (23.78%) TypeScript
6 522 (10.84%) PHP
7 229 (4.76%) Go
8 225 (4.67%) T-SQL
9 220 (4.57%) Ruby
10 210 (4.36%) Bash
11 149 (3.10%) C++
12 139 (2.89%) PowerShell
13 127 (2.64%) Perl
14 79 (1.64%) Kotlin
15 57 (1.18%) Scala
16 51 (1.06%) PL/SQL
17 50 (1.04%) VB.NET
18 49 (1.02%) C
19 47 (0.98%) Rust
20 38 (0.79%) R
Qualifications
1 763 (15.85%) Degree
2 440 (9.14%) Security Cleared
3 335 (6.96%) Computer Science Degree
4 273 (5.67%) SC Cleared
5 108 (2.24%) DV Cleared
6 55 (1.14%) Master's Degree
7 54 (1.12%) AWS Certification
7 54 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
8 52 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
9 26 (0.54%) AWS Certified Developer
9 26 (0.54%) Azure Certification
10 24 (0.50%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
11 23 (0.48%) AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
12 19 (0.39%) ISTQB
13 18 (0.37%) DBS Check
14 10 (0.21%) MBA
15 9 (0.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 7 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
17 6 (0.12%) APMP
17 6 (0.12%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 440 (9.14%) QA
2 113 (2.35%) Accessibility
3 42 (0.87%) WCAG
4 34 (0.71%) PCI DSS
5 31 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 17 (0.35%) Data Quality
7 13 (0.27%) PMO
8 10 (0.21%) NIST
8 10 (0.21%) SLA
9 9 (0.19%) NCSC
10 7 (0.15%) Software Quality Assurance
11 6 (0.12%) GDPR
11 6 (0.12%) ISO 9000
11 6 (0.12%) WAI
12 5 (0.10%) HL7
12 5 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 3 (0.062%) GRC
14 2 (0.042%) Cyber Essentials
14 2 (0.042%) HIPAA
14 2 (0.042%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 653 (13.56%) Docker
2 30 (0.62%) Active Directory
3 14 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (0.27%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.23%) Firmware
5 11 (0.23%) OpenSIPS
6 7 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (0.083%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (0.083%) FreeRADIUS
8 2 (0.042%) ACF2
8 2 (0.042%) Ceph
8 2 (0.042%) IAG
8 2 (0.042%) Kamailio
8 2 (0.042%) NFS
8 2 (0.042%) RACF
8 2 (0.042%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (0.021%) Embedded Firmware
9 1 (0.021%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.021%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.021%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 503 (10.45%) Kubernetes
2 150 (3.12%) Terraform
3 68 (1.41%) Ansible
4 24 (0.50%) Kibana
5 23 (0.48%) Grafana
5 23 (0.48%) HP UCMDB
5 23 (0.48%) SCCM
6 13 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
6 13 (0.27%) Istio
6 13 (0.27%) Microsoft Intune
7 12 (0.25%) Progress Chef
7 12 (0.25%) Prometheus
8 11 (0.23%) Puppet
9 7 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.083%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 3 (0.062%) cPanel
11 3 (0.062%) Jamf Pro
11 3 (0.062%) Kustomize
11 3 (0.062%) MIIS
12 2 (0.042%) SCOM
Vendors
1 684 (14.21%) Microsoft
2 233 (4.84%) Oracle
3 147 (3.05%) Google
4 117 (2.43%) ServiceNow
5 66 (1.37%) Salesforce
5 66 (1.37%) Xamarin
6 61 (1.27%) Adobe
6 61 (1.27%) IBM
7 56 (1.16%) HP
8 40 (0.83%) BMC
8 40 (0.83%) Remedy
9 27 (0.56%) SAP
10 20 (0.42%) ESRI
11 18 (0.37%) Red Hat
12 17 (0.35%) Atlassian
12 17 (0.35%) Splunk
12 17 (0.35%) WSO2
13 15 (0.31%) Dynatrace
13 15 (0.31%) TIBCO
14 14 (0.29%) Veracode