Period
to 20 August 2017

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 20 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK
6 months to
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 5 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6 +1
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 31781 32884 33438
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.09% 16.68% 15.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.55% 31.83% 30.11%
Number of salaries quoted 27846 29555 29411
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

JavaScript is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 97646 103311 111035
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.58% 52.40% 51.20%
Number of salaries quoted 80814 89424 94539
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

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 20 August 2017.

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 20 August 2017. 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 29898 £45,000 - 2323
UK excluding London +4 19222 £40,000 - 1544
London 0 12011 £57,500 +4.55% 884
South East +3 5659 £42,500 - 383
North of England +6 4813 £40,000 +5.26% 450
Midlands +1 3014 £37,500 - 249
North West +4 2678 £40,000 +6.67% 253
South West +1 2267 £40,000 - 181
East of England +4 2119 £43,000 +3.61% 172
West Midlands +1 1979 £37,500 +4.17% 125
Yorkshire +5 1928 £40,000 - 180
East Midlands +4 1052 £37,500 - 124
Scotland -1 954 £40,000 - 76
Wales 0 365 £37,500 - 24
North East +2 210 £37,500 +7.14% 17
Northern Ireland +5 67 £35,000 -3.45% 9
Isle of Man - 6 £48,750 -

For the 6 months to 20 August 2017, IT jobs citing JavaScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 21404 (67.35%) HTML
2 19708 (62.01%) CSS
3 14148 (44.52%) Agile Software Development
4 12547 (39.48%) .NET
5 12482 (39.28%) C#
6 11245 (35.38%) AngularJS
7 10063 (31.66%) MVC
8 9378 (29.51%) SQL
9 9018 (28.38%) jQuery
10 8447 (26.58%) ASP.NET
11 8193 (25.78%) HTML5
12 7871 (24.77%) Java
13 7788 (24.51%) SQL Server
14 6899 (21.71%) Web Development
15 6714 (21.13%) TDD
16 5731 (18.03%) PHP
17 5487 (17.27%) Git (software)
18 5296 (16.66%) Node.js
19 5239 (16.48%) Scrum
20 5115 (16.09%) Front End Development
21 5015 (15.78%) CSS3
22 5006 (15.75%) React
23 4908 (15.44%) ASP.NET MVC
24 4866 (15.31%) Finance
25 4554 (14.33%) Web Services
26 4501 (14.16%) OO
27 4295 (13.51%) Software Engineering
28 4229 (13.31%) Degree
29 4190 (13.18%) MySQL
30 4152 (13.06%) Microsoft

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 1851 (5.82%) CMS
2 1017 (3.20%) Apache
3 971 (3.06%) WordPress
4 831 (2.61%) IIS
5 792 (2.49%) Elasticsearch
6 738 (2.32%) Tomcat
7 736 (2.32%) SharePoint
8 564 (1.77%) Drupal
9 502 (1.58%) Umbraco
10 471 (1.48%) JBoss
11 401 (1.26%) WebSphere
12 326 (1.03%) Apache Spark
13 316 (0.99%) nginx
14 312 (0.98%) Sitecore CMS
15 304 (0.96%) Confluence
16 301 (0.95%) Apache Solr
17 261 (0.82%) WebLogic
18 238 (0.75%) EPiServer
19 166 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
20 144 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 825 (2.60%) Photoshop
2 371 (1.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 279 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
4 255 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
5 200 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 81 (0.25%) InVision
7 61 (0.19%) InDesign
8 41 (0.13%) FileZilla
8 41 (0.13%) MS Visio
9 37 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 26 (0.082%) SPSS
11 24 (0.076%) UXPin
12 22 (0.069%) Fireworks
13 21 (0.066%) Microsoft Project
13 21 (0.066%) OmniGraffle
14 17 (0.053%) GIMP
14 17 (0.053%) InfoPath
14 17 (0.053%) Spreadsheet
15 15 (0.047%) Chatbot
16 11 (0.035%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 532 (1.67%) Magento
2 468 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 87 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
4 83 (0.26%) Eloqua
5 60 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
6 55 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
7 52 (0.16%) NetSuite
8 42 (0.13%) Shopify
9 33 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
9 33 (0.10%) WebTrends
10 28 (0.088%) Oracle BPM
11 24 (0.076%) Dynamics AX
11 24 (0.076%) Remedy ITSM
12 23 (0.072%) Oracle EBS
13 22 (0.069%) SAP Business One
14 17 (0.053%) SessionCam
15 16 (0.050%) Salesforce.com CRM
16 15 (0.047%) OpenCart
17 13 (0.041%) Pega PRPC
18 11 (0.035%) Social Studio
Cloud Services
1 2637 (8.30%) Amazon AWS
2 2226 (7.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1254 (3.95%) SaaS
4 1007 (3.17%) GitHub
5 290 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
6 286 (0.90%) PaaS
7 237 (0.75%) Google Analytics
8 233 (0.73%) Office 365
9 195 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
10 190 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
11 162 (0.51%) IaaS
12 125 (0.39%) Amazon S3
13 101 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
14 96 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
15 84 (0.26%) Heroku
16 74 (0.23%) Force.com
17 66 (0.21%) Dynamics 365
18 64 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
19 57 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
20 53 (0.17%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 853 (2.68%) HTTP
2 675 (2.12%) Internet
3 269 (0.85%) Intranet
4 209 (0.66%) TCP/IP
5 178 (0.56%) DNS
6 143 (0.45%) Firewall
7 135 (0.42%) SSL
8 95 (0.30%) FTP
9 90 (0.28%) SMTP
10 81 (0.25%) LDAP
11 70 (0.22%) Network Security
12 63 (0.20%) Skype
13 59 (0.19%) SMS
14 55 (0.17%) Broadband
14 55 (0.17%) Ethernet
14 55 (0.17%) Wireless
15 40 (0.13%) SSH
16 39 (0.12%) Extranet
17 32 (0.10%) ATM
17 32 (0.10%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7788 (24.51%) SQL Server
2 4190 (13.18%) MySQL
3 2170 (6.83%) NoSQL
4 1687 (5.31%) MongoDB
5 1468 (4.62%) Relational Database
6 890 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
7 820 (2.58%) Big Data
8 631 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
9 589 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 569 (1.79%) Redis
11 566 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 522 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
13 499 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
14 422 (1.33%) Hadoop
14 422 (1.33%) RDBMS
15 414 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
16 263 (0.83%) Oracle Database
17 219 (0.69%) SQL Server 2016
18 218 (0.69%) Blockchain
19 183 (0.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 5487 (17.27%) Git (software)
2 1919 (6.04%) Visual Studio
3 1586 (4.99%) Subversion
4 1518 (4.78%) Jenkins
5 1338 (4.21%) JIRA
6 1337 (4.21%) Selenium
7 1264 (3.98%) Team Foundation Server
8 1259 (3.96%) gulp
9 993 (3.12%) Grunt
10 878 (2.76%) Jasmine
11 870 (2.74%) Maven
12 869 (2.73%) NUnit
13 779 (2.45%) webpack
14 761 (2.39%) TeamCity
15 753 (2.37%) JUnit
16 487 (1.53%) Cucumber
17 478 (1.50%) Karma Test Runner
18 471 (1.48%) Mocha
19 381 (1.20%) WebDriver
20 370 (1.16%) Protractor
General
1 4866 (15.31%) Finance
2 1960 (6.17%) Marketing
3 1581 (4.97%) Retail
4 1369 (4.31%) Banking
5 962 (3.03%) Games
6 831 (2.61%) Telecoms
7 731 (2.30%) Advertising
8 561 (1.77%) Electronics
9 556 (1.75%) Manufacturing
10 426 (1.34%) Investment Banking
11 397 (1.25%) Legal
12 320 (1.01%) Publishing
13 265 (0.83%) Front Office
14 252 (0.79%) Automotive
15 238 (0.75%) Retail Banking
16 223 (0.70%) Law
17 201 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
18 190 (0.60%) Back Office
19 171 (0.54%) Music Industry
20 143 (0.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25042 (78.80%) Developer
2 6535 (20.56%) .NET Developer
3 5064 (15.93%) C# Developer
4 4573 (14.39%) JavaScript Developer
5 4332 (13.63%) Senior Developer
6 3720 (11.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3639 (11.45%) C# .NET Developer
8 3150 (9.91%) Web Developer
9 2937 (9.24%) Java Developer
10 2775 (8.73%) PHP Developer
11 2734 (8.60%) Software Developer
12 2306 (7.26%) ASP.NET Developer
13 2059 (6.48%) Full Stack Developer
14 1905 (5.99%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 1735 (5.46%) HTML Developer
16 1621 (5.10%) Software Engineer
17 1431 (4.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
18 1378 (4.34%) Junior
19 1345 (4.23%) HTML CSS Developer
20 1318 (4.15%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21404 (67.35%) HTML
2 19708 (62.01%) CSS
3 12547 (39.48%) .NET
4 11245 (35.38%) AngularJS
5 9018 (28.38%) jQuery
6 8447 (26.58%) ASP.NET
7 8193 (25.78%) HTML5
8 5296 (16.66%) Node.js
9 5015 (15.78%) CSS3
10 5006 (15.75%) React
11 4908 (15.44%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4554 (14.33%) Web Services
13 3466 (10.91%) XML
14 3120 (9.82%) .NET Framework
15 2882 (9.07%) REST
16 2840 (8.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 2815 (8.86%) ASP.NET Web API
18 2771 (8.72%) Ajax
19 2708 (8.52%) RESTful
20 2629 (8.27%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 3488 (10.98%) User Experience
2 2764 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 2153 (6.77%) Greenfield Project
4 1733 (5.45%) Mobile App
5 1609 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
6 860 (2.71%) Fintech
7 743 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
8 552 (1.74%) iPad
9 398 (1.25%) Algorithms
10 339 (1.07%) Linux Command Line
11 321 (1.01%) Data Structures
12 320 (1.01%) Social Media
13 261 (0.82%) N-Tier
14 254 (0.80%) Management Information System
15 187 (0.59%) Client/Server
16 171 (0.54%) e-Learning
17 151 (0.48%) Hedge funds
17 151 (0.48%) W3C
18 138 (0.43%) Virtual Team
19 134 (0.42%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 3352 (10.55%) Linux
2 1893 (5.96%) Windows
3 1379 (4.34%) Android
4 1211 (3.81%) Apple iOS
5 869 (2.73%) Unix
6 342 (1.08%) Windows Server
7 105 (0.33%) Mac OS X
8 101 (0.32%) Ubuntu
9 97 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 88 (0.28%) CentOS
11 67 (0.21%) Debian
12 61 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 61 (0.19%) Solaris
13 60 (0.19%) Windows Phone
14 52 (0.16%) Windows Server 2008
15 51 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
16 49 (0.15%) Windows 7
17 46 (0.14%) Windows Embedded Compact
18 45 (0.14%) AIX
19 36 (0.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14148 (44.52%) Agile Software Development
2 10063 (31.66%) MVC
3 6899 (21.71%) Web Development
4 6714 (21.13%) TDD
5 5239 (16.48%) Scrum
6 5115 (16.09%) Front End Development
7 4501 (14.16%) OO
8 4295 (13.51%) Software Engineering
9 3169 (9.97%) Continuous Integration
10 2707 (8.52%) BDD
11 2697 (8.49%) E-Commerce
12 2660 (8.37%) Test Automation
13 2448 (7.70%) Unit Testing
14 2302 (7.24%) SDLC
15 2183 (6.87%) OOP
16 1898 (5.97%) Mentoring
17 1795 (5.65%) DevOps
18 1633 (5.14%) Open Source
19 1467 (4.62%) Microservices
20 1430 (4.50%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 12482 (39.28%) C#
2 9378 (29.51%) SQL
3 7871 (24.77%) Java
4 5731 (18.03%) PHP
5 2951 (9.29%) Python
6 1742 (5.48%) T-SQL
7 1635 (5.14%) Ruby
8 1499 (4.72%) C++
9 1262 (3.97%) ES6
10 1132 (3.56%) TypeScript
11 974 (3.06%) VB.NET
12 749 (2.36%) Scala
13 690 (2.17%) C
14 584 (1.84%) Perl
15 515 (1.62%) PowerShell
16 499 (1.57%) PL/SQL
17 408 (1.28%) VB
18 392 (1.23%) Go
19 380 (1.20%) Objective-C
20 369 (1.16%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4229 (13.31%) Degree
2 1537 (4.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 404 (1.27%) Security Cleared
4 339 (1.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 206 (0.65%) SC Cleared
6 134 (0.42%) PhD
7 118 (0.37%) MCP
8 98 (0.31%) ISTQB
9 87 (0.27%) ISEB
10 69 (0.22%) Numerate Degree
11 57 (0.18%) MCSD
11 57 (0.18%) PMI Certification
12 54 (0.17%) DV Cleared
13 53 (0.17%) Master's Degree
14 52 (0.16%) HND
15 45 (0.14%) CISSP
15 45 (0.14%) MCSE
16 34 (0.11%) DBS Check
16 34 (0.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 33 (0.10%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1363 (4.29%) QA
2 103 (0.32%) SLA
3 62 (0.20%) WCAG
4 58 (0.18%) ISO 9001
5 28 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 27 (0.085%) GCP
7 25 (0.079%) PCI DSS
8 23 (0.072%) ISO 14001
9 22 (0.069%) Data Quality
10 20 (0.063%) MiFID
11 18 (0.057%) WAI
12 11 (0.035%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 10 (0.031%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 9 (0.028%) EMIR
14 9 (0.028%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 9 (0.028%) PMO
15 5 (0.016%) COBIT
15 5 (0.016%) GAMP
15 5 (0.016%) Section 508
16 4 (0.013%) HL7
System Software
1 1216 (3.83%) Docker
2 201 (0.63%) Active Directory
3 71 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 39 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
5 32 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 31 (0.098%) Varnish
7 27 (0.085%) Hyper-V
8 26 (0.082%) Snort
9 25 (0.079%) HDFS
10 23 (0.072%) Firmware
11 18 (0.057%) LXC
11 18 (0.057%) VirtualBox
12 11 (0.035%) Virtual Servers
13 9 (0.028%) etcd
14 8 (0.025%) DFS Replication
14 8 (0.025%) Microsoft App-V
15 7 (0.022%) vSphere
16 6 (0.019%) KVM
16 6 (0.019%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 4 (0.013%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 469 (1.48%) Puppet
2 363 (1.14%) Ansible
3 361 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
4 279 (0.88%) Kubernetes
5 130 (0.41%) Terraform
6 102 (0.32%) Kibana
7 65 (0.20%) logstash
8 60 (0.19%) Nagios
9 50 (0.16%) Packer
10 44 (0.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 43 (0.14%) Salt
12 34 (0.11%) Capistrano
13 32 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
14 31 (0.098%) Control-M
14 31 (0.098%) Grafana
15 30 (0.094%) HAProxy
15 30 (0.094%) PowerBroker
16 25 (0.079%) Nessus
17 24 (0.076%) cPanel
18 22 (0.069%) Graphite
Vendors
1 4152 (13.06%) Microsoft
2 2097 (6.60%) Oracle
3 820 (2.58%) Google
4 816 (2.57%) Adobe
5 629 (1.98%) Zend
6 618 (1.94%) SAP
7 522 (1.64%) Xamarin
8 406 (1.28%) Sitecore
9 286 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
10 280 (0.88%) IBM
11 215 (0.68%) hybris
12 191 (0.60%) Sybase
13 163 (0.51%) ServiceNow
14 137 (0.43%) Atlassian
15 135 (0.42%) Facebook
16 128 (0.40%) Splunk
17 124 (0.39%) Twitter
18 117 (0.37%) VMware
19 116 (0.36%) Apple
19 116 (0.36%) Cognizant