Period
to 22 May 2019

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 22 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK
6 months to
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 24,311 31,061 30,667
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.85% 18.09% 18.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.07% 32.29% 32.95%
Number of salaries quoted 20,438 26,963 26,956
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% 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 78,256 96,180 93,064
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.23% 56.01% 55.07%
Number of salaries quoted 64,001 80,276 79,066
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.37%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%

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 22 May 2019.

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 22 May 2019. 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 22,302 £50,000 +5.26% 2,372
UK excluding London 0 14,847 £45,000 +5.88% 1,543
London 0 8,970 £62,500 +4.17% 947
South East -2 4,964 £45,000 - 370
North of England +2 3,294 £42,500 - 423
South West +1 1,976 £42,500 +3.66% 179
Midlands 0 1,791 £40,000 - 314
North West -1 1,673 £45,000 +5.88% 219
Yorkshire +2 1,400 £42,500 +6.25% 172
East of England +1 1,250 £46,070 +2.38% 142
Scotland +3 1,093 £43,500 +2.35% 58
West Midlands -7 960 £40,000 - 165
East Midlands +1 830 £40,000 - 148
Wales +5 328 £37,500 -1.32% 41
North East -1 224 £44,000 +10.00% 32
Northern Ireland +3 185 £45,000 +15.38% 18
Channel Islands - 2 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 May 2019, 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 13,711 (56.40%) HTML
2 12,743 (52.42%) CSS
3 11,071 (45.54%) Agile Software Development
4 10,120 (41.63%) C#
5 9,219 (37.92%) .NET
6 8,071 (33.20%) AngularJS
7 6,717 (27.63%) SQL
8 6,632 (27.28%) MVC
9 6,039 (24.84%) Java
10 5,723 (23.54%) ASP.NET
11 5,610 (23.08%) React
12 5,296 (21.78%) SQL Server
13 4,854 (19.97%) jQuery
14 4,749 (19.53%) Git (software)
15 4,437 (18.25%) Software Engineering
16 4,333 (17.82%) HTML5
17 4,291 (17.65%) TDD
18 3,910 (16.08%) Node.js
19 3,856 (15.86%) Front End Development
20 3,819 (15.71%) PHP
21 3,671 (15.10%) Scrum
22 3,665 (15.08%) Web Development
23 3,641 (14.98%) Microsoft Azure
24 3,460 (14.23%) Python
25 3,456 (14.22%) Microsoft
26 3,442 (14.16%) Amazon AWS
27 3,357 (13.81%) Finance
28 3,211 (13.21%) Web Services
29 3,181 (13.08%) ASP.NET MVC
30 2,901 (11.93%) MySQL

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
1 825 (3.39%) CMS
2 793 (3.26%) Elasticsearch
3 580 (2.39%) Apache
4 555 (2.28%) WordPress
5 553 (2.27%) SharePoint
6 472 (1.94%) IIS
7 415 (1.71%) Confluence
8 310 (1.28%) Tomcat
9 287 (1.18%) Umbraco
10 277 (1.14%) Drupal
11 210 (0.86%) nginx
12 166 (0.68%) JBoss
13 159 (0.65%) Apache Spark
14 128 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
15 113 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 105 (0.43%) Apache Solr
17 87 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
18 83 (0.34%) WebLogic
19 82 (0.34%) WebSphere
20 65 (0.27%) Kentico
Applications
1 302 (1.24%) Photoshop
2 191 (0.79%) Sketch
3 174 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
4 141 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
5 119 (0.49%) Chatbot
6 116 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
7 105 (0.43%) InVision
8 88 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 61 (0.25%) Adobe XD
10 34 (0.14%) Zeplin
11 32 (0.13%) Fireworks
12 29 (0.12%) Marvel
13 25 (0.10%) MS Visio
14 19 (0.078%) AutoCAD
15 18 (0.074%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 14 (0.058%) Figma
17 12 (0.049%) GIMP
17 12 (0.049%) OmniGraffle
18 11 (0.045%) InDesign
19 8 (0.033%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 400 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 380 (1.56%) Magento
3 112 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
4 65 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
5 60 (0.25%) Shopify
6 47 (0.19%) NetSuite
7 31 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
8 27 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 18 (0.074%) Oracle EBS
10 16 (0.066%) SAP Hybris
11 12 (0.049%) Distributed Ledger
11 12 (0.049%) SAP Business One
12 11 (0.045%) Oracle Applications
13 10 (0.041%) nopCommerce
14 9 (0.037%) Adobe Campaign
15 8 (0.033%) JDE OneWorld
15 8 (0.033%) osCommerce
15 8 (0.033%) Sage CRM
16 7 (0.029%) SAP IS-U
16 7 (0.029%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 3,641 (14.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 3,442 (14.16%) Amazon AWS
3 1,152 (4.74%) SaaS
4 755 (3.11%) GitHub
5 738 (3.04%) Google Cloud Platform
6 603 (2.48%) Serverless
7 453 (1.86%) npm
8 341 (1.40%) AWS Lambda
9 296 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
10 292 (1.20%) PaaS
11 262 (1.08%) Amazon S3
12 221 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
13 218 (0.90%) Power Platform
14 200 (0.82%) Office 365
15 193 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
16 140 (0.58%) OpenShift
17 138 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
18 135 (0.56%) IBM Cloud
19 124 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 123 (0.51%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 377 (1.55%) HTTP
2 350 (1.44%) Internet
3 175 (0.72%) TCP/IP
4 121 (0.50%) DNS
5 119 (0.49%) Intranet
6 80 (0.33%) Skype
7 78 (0.32%) Broadband
8 76 (0.31%) SSL
9 71 (0.29%) Firewall
10 57 (0.23%) SSH
11 54 (0.22%) DHCP
12 40 (0.16%) Network Security
13 38 (0.16%) HTTPS
14 36 (0.15%) MQTT
15 33 (0.14%) NetScaler
16 32 (0.13%) Extranet
17 29 (0.12%) FTP
18 28 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
19 23 (0.095%) RIP
20 22 (0.090%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5,296 (21.78%) SQL Server
2 2,901 (11.93%) MySQL
3 1,424 (5.86%) NoSQL
4 1,351 (5.56%) MongoDB
5 1,088 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
6 1,064 (4.38%) Relational Database
7 571 (2.35%) Big Data
8 564 (2.32%) Redis
9 503 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 397 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 336 (1.38%) SQL Server 2016
12 306 (1.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 216 (0.89%) RDBMS
14 214 (0.88%) Hadoop
15 187 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
16 173 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
16 173 (0.71%) Power BI
17 164 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
18 163 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
19 143 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4,749 (19.53%) Git (software)
2 1,493 (6.14%) Jenkins
3 1,291 (5.31%) JIRA
4 1,188 (4.89%) Visual Studio
5 1,105 (4.55%) Selenium
6 1,029 (4.23%) webpack
7 921 (3.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 767 (3.15%) gulp
9 677 (2.78%) Subversion
10 610 (2.51%) Maven
11 607 (2.50%) Cucumber
12 513 (2.11%) Grunt
12 513 (2.11%) TeamCity
13 466 (1.92%) JUnit
14 421 (1.73%) Jasmine
15 342 (1.41%) NUnit
16 331 (1.36%) WebDriver
17 323 (1.33%) Visual Studio Team System
18 289 (1.19%) Bitbucket
19 284 (1.17%) Mocha
General
1 3,357 (13.81%) Finance
2 1,209 (4.97%) Marketing
3 1,148 (4.72%) Retail
4 889 (3.66%) Banking
5 591 (2.43%) Games
6 388 (1.60%) Manufacturing
7 352 (1.45%) Telecoms
8 328 (1.35%) Advertising
9 258 (1.06%) Front Office
10 206 (0.85%) Legal
11 204 (0.84%) Electronics
12 170 (0.70%) Law
13 137 (0.56%) Investment Banking
14 130 (0.53%) Automotive
15 123 (0.51%) Publishing
16 122 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
17 120 (0.49%) Back Office
18 117 (0.48%) Financial Institution
19 79 (0.32%) Aerospace
20 57 (0.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 17,946 (73.82%) Developer
2 4,303 (17.70%) .NET Developer
3 3,263 (13.42%) C# Developer
4 2,963 (12.19%) Senior Developer
5 2,660 (10.94%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2,557 (10.52%) Software Developer
7 2,401 (9.88%) JavaScript Developer
8 2,222 (9.14%) C# .NET Developer
9 2,010 (8.27%) Software Engineer
10 2,004 (8.24%) Full Stack Developer
11 1,701 (7.00%) PHP Developer
12 1,700 (6.99%) Java Developer
13 1,421 (5.85%) Web Developer
14 1,165 (4.79%) React Developer
15 1,153 (4.74%) Junior
16 1,005 (4.13%) Junior Developer
17 1,000 (4.11%) ASP.NET Developer
18 885 (3.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 876 (3.60%) Lead Developer
20 747 (3.07%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13,711 (56.40%) HTML
2 12,743 (52.42%) CSS
3 9,219 (37.92%) .NET
4 8,071 (33.20%) AngularJS
5 5,723 (23.54%) ASP.NET
6 5,610 (23.08%) React
7 4,854 (19.97%) jQuery
8 4,333 (17.82%) HTML5
9 3,910 (16.08%) Node.js
10 3,211 (13.21%) Web Services
11 3,181 (13.08%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2,523 (10.38%) RESTful
13 2,513 (10.34%) CSS3
14 2,332 (9.59%) REST
15 2,292 (9.43%) ASP.NET Web API
16 2,199 (9.05%) .NET Framework
17 1,878 (7.72%) XML
18 1,876 (7.72%) Sass
18 1,876 (7.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 1,818 (7.48%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2,467 (10.15%) User Experience
2 1,794 (7.38%) Greenfield Project
3 1,279 (5.26%) Fintech
4 1,121 (4.61%) Mobile App
5 921 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
6 694 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
7 596 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
8 477 (1.96%) Algorithms
9 293 (1.21%) Data Structures
10 169 (0.70%) Hedge funds
11 158 (0.65%) Management Information System
12 138 (0.57%) Blog
12 138 (0.57%) Fixed Income
13 136 (0.56%) Social Media
14 133 (0.55%) Linux Command Line
15 132 (0.54%) Derivative
15 132 (0.54%) Public Cloud
16 128 (0.53%) Cloud Native
17 124 (0.51%) Robotics
18 119 (0.49%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2,269 (9.33%) Linux
2 1,346 (5.54%) Windows
3 848 (3.49%) Android
4 722 (2.97%) Apple iOS
5 479 (1.97%) Unix
6 214 (0.88%) Windows Server
7 161 (0.66%) Ubuntu
8 95 (0.39%) Mac OS
9 88 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 74 (0.30%) CentOS
11 67 (0.28%) Debian
12 40 (0.16%) Windows 10
13 39 (0.16%) Mac OS X
14 35 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
15 27 (0.11%) AIX
16 20 (0.082%) Windows Phone
17 15 (0.062%) openSUSE
18 14 (0.058%) Solaris
19 10 (0.041%) Windows Phone 8
20 9 (0.037%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11,071 (45.54%) Agile Software Development
2 6,632 (27.28%) MVC
3 4,437 (18.25%) Software Engineering
4 4,291 (17.65%) TDD
5 3,856 (15.86%) Front End Development
6 3,671 (15.10%) Scrum
7 3,665 (15.08%) Web Development
8 2,794 (11.49%) DevOps
9 2,618 (10.77%) OO
10 2,546 (10.47%) Continuous Integration
11 2,474 (10.18%) Test Automation
12 2,191 (9.01%) Microservices
13 2,028 (8.34%) Problem-Solving
14 1,959 (8.06%) BDD
15 1,924 (7.91%) Computer Science
16 1,916 (7.88%) Mentoring
17 1,786 (7.35%) Unit Testing
18 1,736 (7.14%) SDLC
19 1,597 (6.57%) OOP
20 1,576 (6.48%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 10,120 (41.63%) C#
2 6,717 (27.63%) SQL
3 6,039 (24.84%) Java
4 3,819 (15.71%) PHP
5 3,460 (14.23%) Python
6 1,742 (7.17%) TypeScript
7 1,472 (6.05%) ES6
8 1,366 (5.62%) C++
9 1,133 (4.66%) T-SQL
10 1,070 (4.40%) Ruby
11 659 (2.71%) C
12 517 (2.13%) Java 8
13 473 (1.95%) VB.NET
14 446 (1.83%) Go
15 439 (1.81%) PowerShell
16 412 (1.69%) Bash Shell
17 407 (1.67%) Scala
18 332 (1.37%) Perl
19 322 (1.32%) Objective-C
20 302 (1.24%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2,835 (11.66%) Degree
2 908 (3.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 647 (2.66%) Security Cleared
4 434 (1.79%) SC Cleared
5 193 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 185 (0.76%) DV Cleared
7 126 (0.52%) PhD
8 93 (0.38%) ISTQB
9 87 (0.36%) HND
10 84 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
11 81 (0.33%) ISEB
12 67 (0.28%) Master's Degree
13 50 (0.21%) AWS Certification
14 34 (0.14%) MCP
15 31 (0.13%) CCNA
15 31 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
15 31 (0.13%) CISSP
16 30 (0.12%) PMI Certification
17 29 (0.12%) Postgraduate
18 28 (0.12%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,281 (5.27%) QA
2 124 (0.51%) GDPR
3 71 (0.29%) SLA
4 67 (0.28%) WAI
5 32 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 30 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 23 (0.095%) PCI DSS
8 21 (0.086%) HL7
9 20 (0.082%) GAMP
10 17 (0.070%) MiFID
11 15 (0.062%) COBIT
12 14 (0.058%) Data Quality
13 13 (0.053%) WCAG
14 12 (0.049%) ISO 9001
15 9 (0.037%) PMO
16 8 (0.033%) HIPAA
17 4 (0.016%) ISO 14001
17 4 (0.016%) PSD2
18 3 (0.012%) Actionable Recommendations
18 3 (0.012%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 2,438 (10.03%) Docker
2 217 (0.89%) Active Directory
3 110 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 69 (0.28%) vSphere
5 68 (0.28%) Firmware
6 57 (0.23%) Hyper-V
7 51 (0.21%) Varnish
7 51 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
8 48 (0.20%) VirtualBox
9 33 (0.14%) HDFS
10 31 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
10 31 (0.13%) XenDesktop
11 30 (0.12%) XenApp
12 22 (0.090%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 12 (0.049%) VMware ESXi
14 10 (0.041%) etcd
14 10 (0.041%) NFS
14 10 (0.041%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 9 (0.037%) KVM
16 8 (0.033%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 948 (3.90%) Kubernetes
2 597 (2.46%) Ansible
3 415 (1.71%) Opscode Chef
4 404 (1.66%) Terraform
5 355 (1.46%) Puppet
6 93 (0.38%) Kibana
7 69 (0.28%) logstash
8 55 (0.23%) Mesos
9 54 (0.22%) Marathon
10 45 (0.19%) SCCM
11 41 (0.17%) Consul
11 41 (0.17%) Prometheus
12 39 (0.16%) Salt
13 37 (0.15%) SCOM
14 35 (0.14%) SCOrch
15 32 (0.13%) Grafana
16 30 (0.12%) Packer
17 29 (0.12%) HP ALM
17 29 (0.12%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
18 27 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3,456 (14.22%) Microsoft
2 1,204 (4.95%) Oracle
3 865 (3.56%) Google
4 478 (1.97%) Adobe
5 335 (1.38%) SAP
6 315 (1.30%) Xamarin
7 290 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
8 285 (1.17%) Zend
9 245 (1.01%) IBM
10 242 (1.00%) ServiceNow
11 200 (0.82%) Sitecore
12 162 (0.67%) Splunk
13 148 (0.61%) Atlassian
13 148 (0.61%) VMware
14 124 (0.51%) Tableau
15 101 (0.42%) Cypress Semiconductor
16 93 (0.38%) Bloomberg
17 90 (0.37%) Red Hat
18 88 (0.36%) Reuters
19 84 (0.35%) WorldPay