Period
to 22 January 2021

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 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 4 5 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 12,609 21,855 26,306
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 19.69% 17.33% 17.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.90% 32.03% 31.55%
Number of salaries quoted 13,562 20,376 24,063
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £83,750 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 37,192 68,240 83,382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 58.08% 54.12% 54.91%
Number of salaries quoted 31,374 56,808 69,729
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 22 January 2021.

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 22 January 2021. 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 +1 11,423 £55,000 +10.00% 3,029
UK excluding London +1 7,688 £47,500 +5.56% 2,261
London -3 4,348 £67,500 +3.85% 981
Work from Home 0 2,657 £52,500 +5.00% 696
South East 0 2,196 £50,000 +10.50% 440
North of England +2 1,970 £46,000 +2.22% 723
South West 0 1,143 £46,000 +2.22% 269
Midlands 0 1,079 £45,000 +5.88% 411
North West +2 994 £45,000 - 423
Yorkshire +2 788 £47,500 +11.76% 233
West Midlands +2 663 £45,000 - 238
Scotland -1 547 £45,000 - 132
East of England +5 514 £47,500 -5.00% 196
East Midlands 0 414 £45,000 +12.50% 172
North East +1 187 £47,500 +9.20% 67
Wales -2 157 £42,500 -5.56% 57
Northern Ireland -3 83 £40,000 -20.00% 35
Isle of Man +1 14 £49,500 -6.60%

For the 6 months to 22 January 2021, 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 5,883 (46.66%) HTML
2 5,687 (45.10%) CSS
3 5,669 (44.96%) Agile Software Development
4 4,158 (32.98%) React
5 4,018 (31.87%) C#
6 3,779 (29.97%) .NET
7 3,558 (28.22%) AngularJS
8 3,232 (25.63%) SQL
9 2,921 (23.17%) Java
10 2,903 (23.02%) Azure
11 2,750 (21.81%) Node.js
12 2,631 (20.87%) AWS
13 2,570 (20.38%) Software Engineering
14 2,453 (19.45%) Python
15 2,314 (18.35%) Git (software)
16 2,212 (17.54%) DevOps
17 2,130 (16.89%) MVC
18 2,124 (16.85%) TDD
19 2,079 (16.49%) TypeScript
20 2,030 (16.10%) PHP
21 2,024 (16.05%) Front End Development
22 1,913 (15.17%) Microservices
22 1,913 (15.17%) Finance
23 1,874 (14.86%) HTML5
24 1,849 (14.66%) SQL Server
25 1,848 (14.66%) Vue.js
26 1,833 (14.54%) Docker
27 1,756 (13.93%) Scrum
28 1,670 (13.24%) .NET Core
29 1,619 (12.84%) jQuery

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
1 490 (3.89%) CMS
2 335 (2.66%) WordPress
3 226 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
4 212 (1.68%) Apache
5 201 (1.59%) Confluence
6 193 (1.53%) SharePoint
7 150 (1.19%) IIS
8 123 (0.98%) Umbraco
9 118 (0.94%) Apache Spark
10 113 (0.90%) Drupal
11 95 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
12 77 (0.61%) nginx
13 73 (0.58%) NServiceBus
14 64 (0.51%) EPiServer
15 59 (0.47%) Tomcat
16 47 (0.37%) Kentico
17 46 (0.36%) JBoss
18 39 (0.31%) SAS
19 30 (0.24%) Joomla!
19 30 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 117 (0.93%) Photoshop
2 89 (0.71%) Sketch
3 69 (0.55%) InVision
4 59 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
5 50 (0.40%) Figma
6 49 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
7 47 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 47 (0.37%) Microsoft Excel
8 37 (0.29%) Adobe XD
9 35 (0.28%) Chatbot
9 35 (0.28%) Zeplin
10 16 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 13 (0.10%) MS Visio
12 8 (0.063%) Spreadsheet
13 7 (0.056%) GIMP
14 4 (0.032%) UXPin
15 3 (0.024%) Adobe After Effects
15 3 (0.024%) Fireworks
15 3 (0.024%) InDesign
16 2 (0.016%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 216 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 196 (1.55%) Magento
3 109 (0.86%) Shopify
4 51 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
5 37 (0.29%) NetSuite
6 22 (0.17%) nopCommerce
7 20 (0.16%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
8 15 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
8 15 (0.12%) Siebel CRM
9 12 (0.095%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 11 (0.087%) Remedy ITSM
11 10 (0.079%) Maximo
11 10 (0.079%) Unica
12 9 (0.071%) Oracle BPM
13 7 (0.056%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
14 6 (0.048%) Distributed Ledger
14 6 (0.048%) Hyperion Planning
14 6 (0.048%) R3 Corda
14 6 (0.048%) SAP Hybris
14 6 (0.048%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 2,903 (23.02%) Azure
2 2,631 (20.87%) AWS
3 847 (6.72%) SaaS
4 772 (6.12%) GCP
5 721 (5.72%) Serverless
6 391 (3.10%) AWS Lambda
7 323 (2.56%) GitHub
8 233 (1.85%) Power Platform
9 220 (1.74%) PaaS
10 207 (1.64%) npm
11 201 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
12 183 (1.45%) Dynamics 365
13 168 (1.33%) Amazon S3
14 127 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
14 127 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
15 118 (0.94%) Azure Functions
16 98 (0.78%) IaaS
17 93 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
18 70 (0.56%) Amazon ECS
19 67 (0.53%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 229 (1.82%) HTTP
2 117 (0.93%) Internet
3 69 (0.55%) Skype
4 41 (0.33%) TCP/IP
5 30 (0.24%) SSH
6 25 (0.20%) Network Security
7 24 (0.19%) Firewall
7 24 (0.19%) Intranet
7 24 (0.19%) SSL
7 24 (0.19%) VPN
8 19 (0.15%) FTP
8 19 (0.15%) HTTPS
9 14 (0.11%) SNMP
10 13 (0.10%) Wireless
11 12 (0.095%) Broadband
11 12 (0.095%) DNS
11 12 (0.095%) RTP
12 11 (0.087%) Kerberos
13 10 (0.079%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (0.071%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,849 (14.66%) SQL Server
2 1,534 (12.17%) MySQL
3 853 (6.77%) NoSQL
4 775 (6.15%) MongoDB
5 593 (4.70%) PostgreSQL
6 566 (4.49%) Relational Database
7 281 (2.23%) Redis
8 276 (2.19%) Big Data
9 207 (1.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 183 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 164 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 142 (1.13%) Azure SQL Database
13 132 (1.05%) Power BI
14 128 (1.02%) Cosmos DB
15 117 (0.93%) Hadoop
16 91 (0.72%) Blockchain
17 90 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
18 89 (0.71%) Oracle Database
19 87 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
20 70 (0.56%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 2,314 (18.35%) Git (software)
2 690 (5.47%) Jenkins
3 634 (5.03%) Selenium
4 588 (4.66%) JIRA
5 430 (3.41%) webpack
6 341 (2.70%) Cucumber
7 339 (2.69%) Visual Studio
8 309 (2.45%) Team Foundation Server
9 275 (2.18%) Cypress.io
10 259 (2.05%) TeamCity
11 237 (1.88%) gulp
12 217 (1.72%) JUnit
13 215 (1.71%) GitLab
14 180 (1.43%) Grunt
15 170 (1.35%) Bitbucket
16 168 (1.33%) Maven
17 160 (1.27%) Jasmine
18 157 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
19 152 (1.21%) Appium
20 144 (1.14%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1,913 (15.17%) Finance
2 537 (4.26%) Marketing
3 427 (3.39%) Front Office
4 426 (3.38%) Retail
5 365 (2.89%) Banking
6 361 (2.86%) Public Sector
7 309 (2.45%) Games
8 206 (1.63%) Telecoms
9 192 (1.52%) Law
10 189 (1.50%) Manufacturing
11 119 (0.94%) Investment Banking
12 110 (0.87%) Advertising
13 109 (0.86%) Electronics
14 77 (0.61%) Automotive
15 76 (0.60%) Back Office
16 65 (0.52%) Publishing
17 59 (0.47%) Legal
18 49 (0.39%) Private Banking
19 47 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
20 45 (0.36%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 9,245 (73.32%) Developer
2 1,772 (14.05%) Senior Developer
3 1,466 (11.63%) .NET Developer
4 1,449 (11.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1,425 (11.30%) Full Stack Developer
6 1,289 (10.22%) Software Engineer
7 1,239 (9.83%) JavaScript Developer
8 1,087 (8.62%) Software Developer
9 1,035 (8.21%) React Developer
10 942 (7.47%) C# Developer
11 940 (7.45%) PHP Developer
12 786 (6.23%) Java Developer
13 611 (4.85%) C# .NET Developer
14 561 (4.45%) Web Developer
15 498 (3.95%) Lead Developer
16 437 (3.47%) Python Developer
17 412 (3.27%) Angular Developer
18 388 (3.08%) Developer/Software Engineer
19 362 (2.87%) Senior .NET Developer
20 340 (2.70%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5,883 (46.66%) HTML
2 5,687 (45.10%) CSS
3 4,158 (32.98%) React
4 3,779 (29.97%) .NET
5 3,558 (28.22%) AngularJS
6 2,750 (21.81%) Node.js
7 1,874 (14.86%) HTML5
8 1,848 (14.66%) Vue.js
9 1,670 (13.24%) .NET Core
10 1,619 (12.84%) jQuery
11 1,507 (11.95%) ASP.NET
12 1,397 (11.08%) REST
13 1,335 (10.59%) Web Services
14 1,164 (9.23%) CSS3
15 1,084 (8.60%) .NET Framework
16 1,007 (7.99%) RESTful
17 867 (6.88%) Redux
18 819 (6.50%) Sass
19 808 (6.41%) ASP.NET Web API
20 754 (5.98%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 1,300 (10.31%) User Experience
2 925 (7.34%) Greenfield Project
3 600 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 572 (4.54%) Analytical Skills
5 320 (2.54%) Fixed Income
6 299 (2.37%) Self-Motivation
7 293 (2.32%) Derivative
8 265 (2.10%) Equities
9 257 (2.04%) Hedge funds
10 239 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 227 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
12 182 (1.44%) Algorithms
13 169 (1.34%) Blog
14 168 (1.33%) Data Structures
15 144 (1.14%) Cloud Native
16 143 (1.13%) N-Tier
17 97 (0.77%) Linux Command Line
18 92 (0.73%) Virtual Team
19 87 (0.69%) Social Media
20 84 (0.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 944 (7.49%) Linux
2 448 (3.55%) Windows
3 319 (2.53%) Android
4 303 (2.40%) Apple iOS
5 148 (1.17%) Unix
6 83 (0.66%) Windows Server
7 76 (0.60%) Ubuntu
8 41 (0.33%) CentOS
9 27 (0.21%) Debian
10 15 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (0.12%) VMS
11 8 (0.063%) Mac OS X
12 7 (0.056%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (0.056%) Windows Server 2016
13 5 (0.040%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.040%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.040%) Windows Server 2019
14 4 (0.032%) Windows 10
15 3 (0.024%) Fedora
16 2 (0.016%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5,669 (44.96%) Agile Software Development
2 2,570 (20.38%) Software Engineering
3 2,212 (17.54%) DevOps
4 2,130 (16.89%) MVC
5 2,124 (16.85%) TDD
6 2,024 (16.05%) Front End Development
7 1,913 (15.17%) Microservices
8 1,756 (13.93%) Scrum
9 1,598 (12.67%) Web Development
10 1,291 (10.24%) Test Automation
11 1,121 (8.89%) OO
12 994 (7.88%) Unit Testing
13 898 (7.12%) Mentoring
14 872 (6.92%) Problem-Solving
15 870 (6.90%) BDD
16 855 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
17 830 (6.58%) Fintech
18 829 (6.57%) E-Commerce
19 728 (5.77%) Computer Science
20 683 (5.42%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4,018 (31.87%) C#
2 3,232 (25.63%) SQL
3 2,921 (23.17%) Java
4 2,453 (19.45%) Python
5 2,079 (16.49%) TypeScript
6 2,030 (16.10%) PHP
7 549 (4.35%) ES6
7 549 (4.35%) Go
8 458 (3.63%) C++
9 455 (3.61%) Ruby
10 414 (3.28%) T-SQL
11 311 (2.47%) Kotlin
12 306 (2.43%) Java 8
13 280 (2.22%) PowerShell
14 245 (1.94%) Scala
15 202 (1.60%) Bash Shell
16 183 (1.45%) C
17 120 (0.95%) PL/SQL
18 117 (0.93%) VB.NET
19 96 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1,214 (9.63%) Degree
2 404 (3.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 293 (2.32%) Security Cleared
4 232 (1.84%) SC Cleared
5 92 (0.73%) Numerate Degree
6 68 (0.54%) ISTQB
7 57 (0.45%) DV Cleared
8 42 (0.33%) ISEB
9 28 (0.22%) BPSS Clearance
10 27 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
10 27 (0.21%) PhD
11 23 (0.18%) Master's Degree
12 20 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
13 19 (0.15%) CCNA
14 16 (0.13%) HNC
14 16 (0.13%) HND
15 15 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
15 15 (0.12%) PMI Certification
16 14 (0.11%) ISEB Practitioner
16 14 (0.11%) OCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 673 (5.34%) QA
2 35 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (0.23%) GDPR
4 25 (0.20%) WCAG
5 21 (0.17%) NIST
6 20 (0.16%) SLA
7 14 (0.11%) WAI
8 12 (0.095%) Data Quality
9 6 (0.048%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.048%) PSD2
10 5 (0.040%) MiFID
10 5 (0.040%) PMO
11 4 (0.032%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 3 (0.024%) EMIR
12 3 (0.024%) ISO 9001
12 3 (0.024%) OIPF
13 2 (0.016%) CDISC
13 2 (0.016%) Good Clinical Practice
13 2 (0.016%) NCSC
14 1 (0.008%) COBIT
System Software
1 1,833 (14.54%) Docker
2 73 (0.58%) Active Directory
3 42 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 38 (0.30%) HDFS
5 10 (0.079%) Firmware
6 9 (0.071%) Hyper-V
7 7 (0.056%) vSphere
8 6 (0.048%) Ceph
8 6 (0.048%) LXC
8 6 (0.048%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (0.048%) Xen
9 4 (0.032%) Kamailio
9 4 (0.032%) OpenSIPS
10 3 (0.024%) KVM
11 2 (0.016%) Varnish
12 1 (0.008%) Gluster
12 1 (0.008%) Snort
12 1 (0.008%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1,168 (9.26%) Kubernetes
2 539 (4.27%) Terraform
3 280 (2.22%) Ansible
4 176 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
5 141 (1.12%) Puppet
6 90 (0.71%) Grafana
7 64 (0.51%) Prometheus
8 31 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
9 28 (0.22%) Kibana
10 27 (0.21%) Istio
11 25 (0.20%) Fortio
11 25 (0.20%) Kiali
12 23 (0.18%) ZABBIX
13 17 (0.13%) MIIS
13 17 (0.13%) Packer
14 10 (0.079%) HP UCMDB
15 8 (0.063%) HP Quality Center
16 7 (0.056%) Marathon
16 7 (0.056%) Mesos
17 6 (0.048%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 1,202 (9.53%) Microsoft
2 416 (3.30%) Oracle
3 399 (3.16%) Google
4 219 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
5 215 (1.71%) Adobe
6 160 (1.27%) Zend
7 138 (1.09%) SAP
8 123 (0.98%) Sitecore
9 115 (0.91%) Atlassian
10 111 (0.88%) Xamarin
11 88 (0.70%) ServiceNow
12 84 (0.67%) VMware
13 68 (0.54%) IBM
14 56 (0.44%) Nintex
15 49 (0.39%) Talend
16 48 (0.38%) Apple
17 46 (0.36%) New Relic
18 45 (0.36%) Splunk
19 41 (0.33%) Informatica
20 39 (0.31%) Pega