Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 26,211 31,088 29,745
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.34% 18.04% 16.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.56% 32.52% 31.94%
Number of salaries quoted 22,175 27,356 26,652
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,125 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £73,750 £71,250
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 83,054 95,594 93,131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.95% 55.47% 53.17%
Number of salaries quoted 68,829 79,566 79,986
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 15 January 2019.

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 15 January 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 24,161 £50,000 +6.38% 5,505
UK excluding London 0 15,541 £45,000 +5.88% 3,904
London 0 10,111 £62,500 +8.70% 1,931
South East -1 5,231 £45,000 - 952
North of England +2 3,440 £44,000 +10.00% 1,079
South West 0 1,926 £42,500 +6.25% 523
Midlands -1 1,891 £40,000 +6.67% 667
North West -1 1,839 £45,000 +5.88% 561
East of England -1 1,515 £45,000 - 356
Yorkshire +1 1,346 £42,500 +6.25% 422
Scotland +2 1,066 £46,500 +16.25% 181
West Midlands -3 1,055 £42,500 +13.33% 377
East Midlands -2 836 £40,000 +6.67% 289
Wales +1 320 £37,500 - 116
North East +1 257 £45,000 +25.00% 96
Northern Ireland +5 188 £41,500 +10.67% 33
Channel Islands - 2 £41,250 -
Isle of Man +12 1 £67,500 +35.00%

For the 6 months to 15 January 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 15,507 (59.16%) HTML
2 14,429 (55.05%) CSS
3 12,222 (46.63%) Agile Software Development
4 11,173 (42.63%) C#
5 10,299 (39.29%) .NET
6 9,068 (34.60%) AngularJS
7 7,576 (28.90%) MVC
8 7,455 (28.44%) SQL
9 6,454 (24.62%) Java
10 6,321 (24.12%) ASP.NET
11 6,172 (23.55%) SQL Server
12 5,669 (21.63%) React
13 5,641 (21.52%) jQuery
14 5,329 (20.33%) HTML5
15 4,862 (18.55%) Git (software)
16 4,764 (18.18%) TDD
17 4,393 (16.76%) Web Development
18 4,237 (16.16%) Software Engineering
19 4,156 (15.86%) Front End Development
20 4,137 (15.78%) Finance
21 4,065 (15.51%) Node.js
22 4,061 (15.49%) Scrum
23 3,905 (14.90%) PHP
24 3,901 (14.88%) Microsoft
25 3,764 (14.36%) ASP.NET MVC
26 3,571 (13.62%) Python
27 3,555 (13.56%) Microsoft Azure
28 3,454 (13.18%) Web Services
29 3,247 (12.39%) CSS3
30 3,201 (12.21%) Amazon AWS

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 1,269 (4.84%) CMS
2 888 (3.39%) Elasticsearch
3 663 (2.53%) SharePoint
4 656 (2.50%) WordPress
5 650 (2.48%) Apache
6 587 (2.24%) IIS
7 526 (2.01%) Confluence
8 396 (1.51%) Tomcat
9 372 (1.42%) Umbraco
10 304 (1.16%) Drupal
11 221 (0.84%) nginx
12 195 (0.74%) Apache Spark
13 157 (0.60%) JBoss
14 153 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
15 149 (0.57%) EPiServer
16 126 (0.48%) WebSphere
17 110 (0.42%) Apache Solr
18 102 (0.39%) WebLogic
19 100 (0.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
20 92 (0.35%) Kentico
Applications
1 435 (1.66%) Photoshop
2 201 (0.77%) Adobe Illustrator
3 197 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
4 170 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
5 140 (0.53%) Chatbot
6 109 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 91 (0.35%) InVision
8 25 (0.095%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 25 (0.095%) MS Visio
9 23 (0.088%) Microsoft Project
10 19 (0.072%) AutoCAD
10 19 (0.072%) InDesign
11 16 (0.061%) Adobe After Effects
11 16 (0.061%) GIMP
12 15 (0.057%) OmniGraffle
13 13 (0.050%) Fireworks
14 12 (0.046%) Weka
15 11 (0.042%) InfoPath
16 9 (0.034%) Flinto
16 9 (0.034%) Maya
Business Applications
1 508 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 276 (1.05%) Magento
3 81 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
4 56 (0.21%) NetSuite
5 51 (0.19%) Shopify
6 46 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
7 42 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
8 37 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 34 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
10 32 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
11 30 (0.11%) Eloqua
12 23 (0.088%) Actimize
13 17 (0.065%) Oracle EBS
14 14 (0.053%) Adobe Campaign
15 12 (0.046%) SAP Business One
15 12 (0.046%) SAP S/4HANA
16 10 (0.038%) osCommerce
16 10 (0.038%) WebTrends
17 8 (0.031%) Oracle Applications
18 7 (0.027%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3,555 (13.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 3,201 (12.21%) Amazon AWS
3 1,007 (3.84%) SaaS
4 798 (3.04%) GitHub
5 544 (2.08%) npm
6 468 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
7 436 (1.66%) Serverless
8 242 (0.92%) Office 365
9 218 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
10 215 (0.82%) AWS Lambda
11 202 (0.77%) PaaS
12 193 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
13 191 (0.73%) Dynamics 365
14 181 (0.69%) Amazon S3
15 156 (0.60%) Google Analytics
16 125 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
17 107 (0.41%) IaaS
18 100 (0.38%) OpenShift
19 85 (0.32%) Heroku
20 76 (0.29%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 563 (2.15%) HTTP
2 504 (1.92%) Internet
3 182 (0.69%) TCP/IP
4 155 (0.59%) Intranet
5 144 (0.55%) DNS
6 135 (0.52%) SSL
7 110 (0.42%) Firewall
8 55 (0.21%) SMS
9 54 (0.21%) HTTPS
10 52 (0.20%) Skype
11 46 (0.18%) Network Security
12 38 (0.14%) AMQP
12 38 (0.14%) VPN
13 37 (0.14%) SSH
14 31 (0.12%) Extranet
14 31 (0.12%) Hyperconnected
15 30 (0.11%) H.323
16 29 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
17 28 (0.11%) VoIP
18 26 (0.099%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6,172 (23.55%) SQL Server
2 3,107 (11.85%) MySQL
3 1,788 (6.82%) NoSQL
4 1,551 (5.92%) MongoDB
5 1,262 (4.81%) PostgreSQL
6 1,207 (4.60%) Relational Database
7 682 (2.60%) Big Data
8 537 (2.05%) SQL Server 2016
9 511 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 488 (1.86%) Redis
11 429 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 354 (1.35%) Hadoop
13 320 (1.22%) RDBMS
14 285 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 261 (1.00%) Blockchain
16 237 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
17 235 (0.90%) Oracle Database
17 235 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
18 194 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
19 192 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4,862 (18.55%) Git (software)
2 1,683 (6.42%) Jenkins
3 1,393 (5.31%) JIRA
4 1,342 (5.12%) Visual Studio
5 1,297 (4.95%) Selenium
6 1,103 (4.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 1,068 (4.07%) webpack
8 914 (3.49%) gulp
9 793 (3.03%) Subversion
10 748 (2.85%) Maven
11 694 (2.65%) Cucumber
12 616 (2.35%) Grunt
13 608 (2.32%) JUnit
14 597 (2.28%) TeamCity
15 511 (1.95%) NUnit
16 463 (1.77%) Jasmine
17 386 (1.47%) WebDriver
18 385 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
19 348 (1.33%) Bitbucket
20 329 (1.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 4,137 (15.78%) Finance
2 1,229 (4.69%) Marketing
3 1,116 (4.26%) Retail
4 1,064 (4.06%) Banking
5 699 (2.67%) Games
6 558 (2.13%) Advertising
7 454 (1.73%) Manufacturing
8 395 (1.51%) Telecoms
9 256 (0.98%) Investment Banking
10 242 (0.92%) Electronics
11 237 (0.90%) Law
12 204 (0.78%) Legal
13 195 (0.74%) Automotive
14 173 (0.66%) Front Office
15 172 (0.66%) Back Office
16 171 (0.65%) Publishing
17 95 (0.36%) Financial Institution
18 90 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
19 36 (0.14%) Billing
19 36 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19,439 (74.16%) Developer
2 4,908 (18.72%) .NET Developer
3 3,589 (13.69%) C# Developer
4 3,272 (12.48%) Senior Developer
5 3,024 (11.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2,688 (10.26%) JavaScript Developer
7 2,655 (10.13%) Software Developer
8 2,467 (9.41%) C# .NET Developer
9 2,075 (7.92%) Full Stack Developer
10 2,026 (7.73%) Java Developer
11 1,895 (7.23%) Software Engineer
12 1,814 (6.92%) Web Developer
13 1,637 (6.25%) PHP Developer
14 1,303 (4.97%) ASP.NET Developer
15 1,119 (4.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 1,106 (4.22%) Junior
17 1,062 (4.05%) React Developer
18 993 (3.79%) Lead Developer
19 965 (3.68%) Junior Developer
20 936 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15,507 (59.16%) HTML
2 14,429 (55.05%) CSS
3 10,299 (39.29%) .NET
4 9,068 (34.60%) AngularJS
5 6,321 (24.12%) ASP.NET
6 5,669 (21.63%) React
7 5,641 (21.52%) jQuery
8 5,329 (20.33%) HTML5
9 4,065 (15.51%) Node.js
10 3,764 (14.36%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3,454 (13.18%) Web Services
12 3,247 (12.39%) CSS3
13 2,951 (11.26%) RESTful
14 2,830 (10.80%) ASP.NET Web API
15 2,601 (9.92%) REST
16 2,494 (9.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 2,374 (9.06%) .NET Framework
18 2,148 (8.20%) XML
19 2,078 (7.93%) Sass
20 1,941 (7.41%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2,653 (10.12%) User Experience
2 2,029 (7.74%) Greenfield Project
3 1,241 (4.73%) Fintech
4 1,186 (4.52%) Analytical Skills
5 1,177 (4.49%) Mobile App
6 891 (3.40%) Enterprise Software
7 730 (2.79%) Self-Motivation
8 409 (1.56%) Algorithms
9 248 (0.95%) Management Information System
10 245 (0.93%) Data Structures
11 172 (0.66%) Social Media
12 162 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
13 160 (0.61%) N-Tier
14 149 (0.57%) Virtual Team
15 146 (0.56%) Tandem
16 143 (0.55%) Hedge funds
17 129 (0.49%) NHS
18 124 (0.47%) Cloud Native
19 116 (0.44%) Public Cloud
20 115 (0.44%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2,511 (9.58%) Linux
2 1,581 (6.03%) Windows
3 944 (3.60%) Android
4 869 (3.32%) Apple iOS
5 615 (2.35%) Unix
6 266 (1.01%) Windows Server
7 165 (0.63%) Ubuntu
8 137 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 113 (0.43%) CentOS
10 77 (0.29%) Debian
11 66 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 62 (0.24%) Mac OS X
13 51 (0.19%) Mac OS
13 51 (0.19%) Windows 10
14 35 (0.13%) Windows Phone
15 23 (0.088%) openSUSE
15 23 (0.088%) Solaris
16 19 (0.072%) AIX
16 19 (0.072%) Windows Server 2008
17 16 (0.061%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12,222 (46.63%) Agile Software Development
2 7,576 (28.90%) MVC
3 4,764 (18.18%) TDD
4 4,393 (16.76%) Web Development
5 4,237 (16.16%) Software Engineering
6 4,156 (15.86%) Front End Development
7 4,061 (15.49%) Scrum
8 2,869 (10.95%) Continuous Integration
9 2,792 (10.65%) Test Automation
10 2,731 (10.42%) OO
11 2,404 (9.17%) Problem-Solving
12 2,372 (9.05%) DevOps
13 2,282 (8.71%) Microservices
14 2,181 (8.32%) BDD
15 2,005 (7.65%) Computer Science
16 1,803 (6.88%) SDLC
17 1,785 (6.81%) Unit Testing
18 1,753 (6.69%) Mentoring
19 1,725 (6.58%) E-Commerce
20 1,442 (5.50%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 11,173 (42.63%) C#
2 7,455 (28.44%) SQL
3 6,454 (24.62%) Java
4 3,905 (14.90%) PHP
5 3,571 (13.62%) Python
6 1,569 (5.99%) TypeScript
7 1,409 (5.38%) ES6
8 1,321 (5.04%) C++
9 1,290 (4.92%) T-SQL
10 1,068 (4.07%) Ruby
11 675 (2.58%) Java 8
12 669 (2.55%) C
13 607 (2.32%) VB.NET
14 606 (2.31%) PowerShell
15 510 (1.95%) Go
16 508 (1.94%) Scala
17 406 (1.55%) Bash Shell
18 404 (1.54%) PL/SQL
19 369 (1.41%) Perl
20 310 (1.18%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3,042 (11.61%) Degree
2 1,106 (4.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 481 (1.84%) Security Cleared
4 285 (1.09%) SC Cleared
5 225 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 133 (0.51%) DV Cleared
7 125 (0.48%) PhD
8 106 (0.40%) Master's Degree
9 95 (0.36%) ISTQB
10 89 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
11 71 (0.27%) ISEB
12 61 (0.23%) AWS Certification
13 51 (0.19%) CISSP
14 41 (0.16%) MCSE
15 38 (0.14%) DBS Check
16 36 (0.14%) HND
17 34 (0.13%) CCNA
17 34 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
18 28 (0.11%) CompTIA Security+
19 27 (0.10%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,465 (5.59%) QA
2 155 (0.59%) GDPR
3 75 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 53 (0.20%) ISO 9001
5 52 (0.20%) SLA
6 43 (0.16%) PCI DSS
7 32 (0.12%) WCAG
8 27 (0.10%) Data Quality
9 23 (0.088%) PMO
10 20 (0.076%) WAI
11 17 (0.065%) GAMP
11 17 (0.065%) MiFID
12 16 (0.061%) ISO 14001
13 12 (0.046%) HL7
14 11 (0.042%) Disclosure Scotland
15 7 (0.027%) Cyber Essentials
16 6 (0.023%) DICOM
17 5 (0.019%) PSD2
18 2 (0.008%) Actionable Recommendations
18 2 (0.008%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 2,059 (7.86%) Docker
2 228 (0.87%) Active Directory
3 120 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 78 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
5 76 (0.29%) Firmware
6 73 (0.28%) vSphere
7 54 (0.21%) HDFS
8 53 (0.20%) Varnish
8 53 (0.20%) VirtualBox
9 40 (0.15%) Hyper-V
10 39 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 13 (0.050%) Oracle RAC
12 10 (0.038%) KVM
13 9 (0.034%) Apache Flume
14 8 (0.031%) LXC
14 8 (0.031%) NFS
14 8 (0.031%) VMware ESXi
15 7 (0.027%) iptables
15 7 (0.027%) Xen
16 6 (0.023%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 702 (2.68%) Kubernetes
2 609 (2.32%) Ansible
3 475 (1.81%) Puppet
4 467 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
5 311 (1.19%) Terraform
6 90 (0.34%) Salt
7 64 (0.24%) Kibana
8 48 (0.18%) logstash
8 48 (0.18%) Mesos
9 38 (0.14%) HP ALM
10 37 (0.14%) Docker Swarm
11 34 (0.13%) Marathon
11 34 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
12 33 (0.13%) Packer
13 30 (0.11%) Grafana
14 25 (0.095%) Prometheus
15 23 (0.088%) Consul
15 23 (0.088%) HP Quality Center
16 16 (0.061%) Nagios
16 16 (0.061%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 3,901 (14.88%) Microsoft
2 1,490 (5.68%) Oracle
3 779 (2.97%) Google
4 526 (2.01%) Adobe
5 430 (1.64%) SAP
6 396 (1.51%) Xamarin
7 314 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
8 279 (1.06%) Zend
9 232 (0.89%) Sitecore
10 195 (0.74%) ServiceNow
11 193 (0.74%) IBM
12 184 (0.70%) Atlassian
13 183 (0.70%) Tableau
14 159 (0.61%) VMware
15 147 (0.56%) Red Hat
16 114 (0.43%) Facebook
17 90 (0.34%) Nintex
18 86 (0.33%) Splunk
19 84 (0.32%) Telerik
20 67 (0.26%) Twitter