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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 10 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK
6 months to
10 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 10 6 5
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 +1
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 28,352 21,077 12,017
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 16.67% 18.46% 18.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.48% 33.82% 33.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12,470 14,161 10,363
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £70,250
90th Percentile £97,290 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.53% +3.33%

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 90,075 62,313 36,380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 52.97% 54.56% 56.49%
Number of salaries quoted 43,634 42,700 30,207
10th Percentile £37,000 £35,000 £32,750
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £41,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £93,750 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 10 August 2022.

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 10 August 2022. 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 22,773 £60,000 +9.09% 2,120
Work from Home -4 15,392 £60,000 +14.29% 1,282
London -4 12,874 £75,000 +7.14% 851
UK excluding London -4 10,832 £55,000 +10.00% 1,378
South East -6 3,043 £55,000 +10.00% 263
North of England -1 2,754 £55,000 +10.00% 398
Midlands -6 1,518 £55,000 +22.22% 251
South West -4 1,499 £52,500 +10.53% 203
North West -1 1,427 £55,000 +10.00% 216
Yorkshire +1 1,120 £50,000 - 123
West Midlands -7 961 £55,000 +15.79% 139
Scotland -3 891 £55,000 +15.79% 88
East of England -3 784 £50,000 - 134
East Midlands -1 553 £52,000 +22.35% 112
Wales +4 245 £52,500 +16.67% 27
North East +2 209 £47,500 +26.67% 59
Northern Ireland -3 165 £47,500 +18.75% 16
Isle of Man +8 1 £45,000 +28.57%

For the 6 months to 10 August 2022, 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 15,007 (52.93%) Agile
2 14,345 (50.60%) React
3 11,252 (39.69%) HTML
4 11,038 (38.93%) CSS
5 10,051 (35.45%) Software Engineering
6 8,413 (29.67%) Java
7 8,262 (29.14%) Node.js
8 7,896 (27.85%) TypeScript
9 7,802 (27.52%) AWS
10 7,637 (26.94%) Full Stack Development
11 7,626 (26.90%) SQL
12 7,453 (26.29%) Git (software)
13 7,384 (26.04%) C#
14 7,282 (25.68%) .NET
15 7,255 (25.59%) Azure
16 7,128 (25.14%) Python
17 6,823 (24.07%) DevOps
18 6,568 (23.17%) Social Skills
19 6,536 (23.05%) Finance
20 6,519 (22.99%) AngularJS
21 6,346 (22.38%) CI/CD
22 5,892 (20.78%) Docker
23 4,914 (17.33%) Test Automation
24 4,831 (17.04%) Microservices
25 4,741 (16.72%) TDD
26 4,380 (15.45%) Mentoring
27 4,324 (15.25%) Kubernetes
28 4,253 (15.00%) User Experience
29 4,034 (14.23%) Scrum
30 4,020 (14.18%) Front End Development

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
1 959 (3.38%) CMS
2 702 (2.48%) Confluence
3 598 (2.11%) WordPress
4 554 (1.95%) Apache
5 367 (1.29%) Apache Spark
6 238 (0.84%) nginx
7 233 (0.82%) Drupal
8 207 (0.73%) SharePoint
9 185 (0.65%) IIS
10 184 (0.65%) Umbraco
11 181 (0.64%) Headless CMS
12 160 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
13 123 (0.43%) Tomcat
14 110 (0.39%) Ethereum
15 96 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
16 92 (0.32%) Apache Airflow
17 80 (0.28%) Jupyter
18 73 (0.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 73 (0.26%) Apache Solr
19 48 (0.17%) Joomla!
Applications
1 306 (1.08%) Sketch
2 257 (0.91%) Photoshop
3 229 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
4 144 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
5 135 (0.48%) Adobe XD
6 121 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
7 110 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 107 (0.38%) InVision
9 102 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 74 (0.26%) Chatbot
11 52 (0.18%) InDesign
12 49 (0.17%) Maya
13 47 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
14 42 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
15 30 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
16 28 (0.099%) Zeplin
17 27 (0.095%) MS Visio
18 23 (0.081%) Marvel
19 18 (0.063%) SPSS
20 14 (0.049%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 180 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 139 (0.49%) Shopify
3 112 (0.40%) Magento
4 93 (0.33%) NetSuite
4 93 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
5 62 (0.22%) WebTrends
6 46 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
7 45 (0.16%) Academy Housing
8 40 (0.14%) Social Studio
9 34 (0.12%) SessionCam
10 26 (0.092%) Dynamics AX
10 26 (0.092%) SAP Business ByDesign
11 23 (0.081%) R3 Corda
11 23 (0.081%) SAP Hybris
12 21 (0.074%) Remedy ITSM
13 17 (0.060%) Dynamics NAV
14 13 (0.046%) Adobe Campaign
14 13 (0.046%) Ripple
14 13 (0.046%) Ripple XRP
15 12 (0.042%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 7,802 (27.52%) AWS
2 7,255 (25.59%) Azure
3 3,284 (11.58%) Serverless
4 3,096 (10.92%) GCP
5 2,281 (8.05%) GitHub
6 1,980 (6.98%) SaaS
7 1,953 (6.89%) Azure DevOps
8 1,355 (4.78%) AWS Lambda
9 839 (2.96%) npm
10 732 (2.58%) Amazon S3
11 637 (2.25%) Azure Functions
12 615 (2.17%) Azure Service Bus
13 603 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
14 566 (2.00%) PaaS
15 555 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
16 493 (1.74%) Figma
17 456 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
18 412 (1.45%) Power Platform
19 397 (1.40%) Amazon SQS
20 396 (1.40%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 1,280 (4.51%) HTTP
2 860 (3.03%) Internet
3 687 (2.42%) SSL
4 251 (0.89%) Broadband
5 114 (0.40%) DNS
6 98 (0.35%) VoIP
7 90 (0.32%) Firewall
8 82 (0.29%) TCP/IP
9 80 (0.28%) SSH
10 75 (0.26%) VPN
11 61 (0.22%) Network Security
12 59 (0.21%) FTP
13 55 (0.19%) Wireless
14 54 (0.19%) Skype
15 53 (0.19%) HTTPS
16 49 (0.17%) Reverse Proxy
17 47 (0.17%) MQTT
18 39 (0.14%) PPP
19 33 (0.12%) Bluetooth
20 30 (0.11%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3,375 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 2,973 (10.49%) MySQL
3 2,829 (9.98%) PostgreSQL
4 2,597 (9.16%) NoSQL
5 1,720 (6.07%) Relational Database
6 1,649 (5.82%) MongoDB
7 1,109 (3.91%) Redis
8 983 (3.47%) Elasticsearch
9 693 (2.44%) DynamoDB
10 681 (2.40%) Big Data
11 459 (1.62%) Amazon RDS
12 385 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
13 353 (1.25%) BigQuery
14 269 (0.95%) Power BI
15 262 (0.92%) RDBMS
16 203 (0.72%) Flink
17 174 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
18 172 (0.61%) Cloud Spanner
19 152 (0.54%) Amazon Aurora
20 151 (0.53%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 7,453 (26.29%) Git (software)
2 2,567 (9.05%) Jenkins
3 2,483 (8.76%) JIRA
4 1,493 (5.27%) Cypress.io
5 1,466 (5.17%) webpack
6 1,368 (4.83%) Selenium
7 830 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 791 (2.79%) GitLab
9 767 (2.71%) Cucumber
10 671 (2.37%) Postman
11 631 (2.23%) Maven
12 587 (2.07%) CircleCI
13 515 (1.82%) Bitbucket
14 510 (1.80%) Mocha
15 448 (1.58%) Gradle
16 445 (1.57%) Subversion
17 437 (1.54%) Jasmine
18 429 (1.51%) Visual Studio
19 421 (1.48%) TeamCity
20 397 (1.40%) JUnit
General
1 6,568 (23.17%) Social Skills
2 6,536 (23.05%) Finance
3 2,352 (8.30%) Marketing
4 2,080 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
5 1,992 (7.03%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 1,881 (6.63%) Retail
7 1,434 (5.06%) Banking
8 1,431 (5.05%) Games
9 1,140 (4.02%) Manufacturing
10 865 (3.05%) Public Sector
11 657 (2.32%) Law
12 608 (2.14%) Legal
13 532 (1.88%) Front Office
14 433 (1.53%) Organisational Skills
15 416 (1.47%) Automotive
16 384 (1.35%) Advertising
17 366 (1.29%) Publishing
18 337 (1.19%) Telecoms
19 319 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
20 301 (1.06%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14,354 (50.63%) Developer
2 6,037 (21.29%) Software Engineer
3 3,677 (12.97%) Senior Developer
4 2,590 (9.14%) Full Stack Developer
5 2,555 (9.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1,876 (6.62%) Software Developer
7 1,825 (6.44%) .NET Developer
8 1,583 (5.58%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1,501 (5.29%) React Developer
10 1,051 (3.71%) JavaScript Developer
11 979 (3.45%) Java Developer
12 889 (3.14%) C# Developer
13 751 (2.65%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 738 (2.60%) Lead Developer
15 711 (2.51%) Web Developer
16 683 (2.41%) Java Engineer
17 627 (2.21%) PHP Developer
18 594 (2.10%) Developer/Software Engineer
19 591 (2.08%) Architect
20 549 (1.94%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14,345 (50.60%) React
2 11,252 (39.69%) HTML
3 11,038 (38.93%) CSS
4 8,262 (29.14%) Node.js
5 7,282 (25.68%) .NET
6 6,519 (22.99%) AngularJS
7 3,650 (12.87%) REST
8 3,437 (12.12%) Vue.js
9 3,142 (11.08%) HTML5
10 2,866 (10.11%) ASP.NET
11 2,770 (9.77%) RESTful
12 2,760 (9.73%) .NET Core
13 2,385 (8.41%) jQuery
14 2,182 (7.70%) Sass
15 2,180 (7.69%) Redux
16 2,094 (7.39%) GraphQL
17 2,072 (7.31%) .NET Framework
18 1,908 (6.73%) Web Services
19 1,887 (6.66%) CSS3
20 1,696 (5.98%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 4,253 (15.00%) User Experience
2 2,030 (7.16%) Mobile App
3 1,659 (5.85%) Greenfield Project
4 1,345 (4.74%) Algorithms
5 1,319 (4.65%) Data Structures
6 1,212 (4.27%) Self-Motivation
7 1,057 (3.73%) Cloud Native
8 765 (2.70%) Virtual Team
9 696 (2.45%) Life Science
10 583 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
11 495 (1.75%) Blog
12 489 (1.72%) Hedge funds
13 466 (1.64%) Hackathon
14 433 (1.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 432 (1.52%) Public Cloud
16 425 (1.50%) Blockchain
17 376 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
18 342 (1.21%) Equities
19 311 (1.10%) Derivative
20 293 (1.03%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 2,157 (7.61%) Linux
2 1,748 (6.17%) Android
3 1,542 (5.44%) Apple iOS
4 1,105 (3.90%) Windows
5 719 (2.54%) Unix
6 208 (0.73%) Ubuntu
7 91 (0.32%) CentOS
8 89 (0.31%) Windows Server
9 81 (0.29%) Debian
10 79 (0.28%) Mac OS
11 75 (0.26%) VMS
12 33 (0.12%) Mesosphere
13 22 (0.078%) Windows Server 2012
14 20 (0.071%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 17 (0.060%) Mac OS X
16 16 (0.056%) tvOS
16 16 (0.056%) Windows Server 2019
17 15 (0.053%) Windows Phone
17 15 (0.053%) Windows Server 2016
18 11 (0.039%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15,007 (52.93%) Agile
2 10,051 (35.45%) Software Engineering
3 7,637 (26.94%) Full Stack Development
4 6,823 (24.07%) DevOps
5 6,346 (22.38%) CI/CD
6 4,914 (17.33%) Test Automation
7 4,831 (17.04%) Microservices
8 4,741 (16.72%) TDD
9 4,380 (15.45%) Mentoring
10 4,034 (14.23%) Scrum
11 4,020 (14.18%) Front End Development
12 3,797 (13.39%) Problem-Solving
13 3,569 (12.59%) Web Development
14 3,557 (12.55%) MVC
15 3,084 (10.88%) Computer Science
16 2,741 (9.67%) Continuous Integration
17 2,601 (9.17%) Unit Testing
18 2,352 (8.30%) Coaching
19 2,264 (7.99%) SDLC
20 2,204 (7.77%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 8,413 (29.67%) Java
2 7,896 (27.85%) TypeScript
3 7,626 (26.90%) SQL
4 7,384 (26.04%) C#
5 7,128 (25.14%) Python
6 3,138 (11.07%) PHP
7 2,350 (8.29%) Ruby
8 2,144 (7.56%) Go
9 1,732 (6.11%) ES6
10 1,430 (5.04%) C++
11 1,012 (3.57%) Kotlin
12 852 (3.01%) C
13 823 (2.90%) PowerShell
14 769 (2.71%) Bash
15 698 (2.46%) T-SQL
16 680 (2.40%) Scala
17 504 (1.78%) Objective-C
18 436 (1.54%) Perl
19 364 (1.28%) Apple Swift
20 351 (1.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3,792 (13.37%) Degree
2 1,607 (5.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 852 (3.01%) Security Cleared
4 384 (1.35%) SC Cleared
5 376 (1.33%) Master's Degree
6 196 (0.69%) ISTQB
7 185 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 149 (0.53%) PMI Certification
9 90 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
10 86 (0.30%) ISEB
11 79 (0.28%) PhD
12 74 (0.26%) DV Cleared
13 69 (0.24%) AWS Certification
13 69 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
14 60 (0.21%) DBS Check
15 54 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 32 (0.11%) Postgraduate
17 29 (0.10%) HND
18 26 (0.092%) ISEB Practitioner
19 23 (0.081%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2,830 (9.98%) QA
2 1,510 (5.33%) Accessibility
3 196 (0.69%) GDPR
4 119 (0.42%) Data Quality
5 110 (0.39%) SLA
6 103 (0.36%) WCAG
7 83 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 52 (0.18%) HL7
8 52 (0.18%) WAI
9 35 (0.12%) GRC
10 33 (0.12%) PCI DSS
11 30 (0.11%) ISO 13485
12 27 (0.095%) IEC 62304
13 22 (0.078%) Def Stans
13 22 (0.078%) ISO 9001
14 18 (0.063%) MISRA
15 12 (0.042%) HIPAA
16 9 (0.032%) 21 CFR Part 11
16 9 (0.032%) MiFID
17 8 (0.028%) GLP
System Software
1 5,892 (20.78%) Docker
2 132 (0.47%) Active Directory
3 78 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
4 33 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
5 28 (0.099%) Firmware
6 23 (0.081%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 18 (0.063%) LXC
8 11 (0.039%) Lustre
9 10 (0.035%) Varnish
9 10 (0.035%) Virtual Servers
10 9 (0.032%) Ceph
11 8 (0.028%) iptables
11 8 (0.028%) Kamailio
11 8 (0.028%) OpenSIPS
11 8 (0.028%) Slurm Workload Manager
12 7 (0.025%) XenApp
13 6 (0.021%) HDFS
13 6 (0.021%) Hyper-V
13 6 (0.021%) VMware ESXi
13 6 (0.021%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4,324 (15.25%) Kubernetes
2 2,400 (8.47%) Terraform
3 677 (2.39%) Ansible
4 260 (0.92%) Grafana
5 252 (0.89%) Prometheus
6 246 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
7 242 (0.85%) Puppet
8 145 (0.51%) Docker Swarm
9 124 (0.44%) Istio
10 105 (0.37%) Kibana
11 67 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
12 65 (0.23%) logstash
13 59 (0.21%) Bugsnag
14 49 (0.17%) Consul
15 40 (0.14%) MIIS
15 40 (0.14%) Opsgenie
15 40 (0.14%) ZABBIX
16 38 (0.13%) Argo
17 36 (0.13%) Packer
18 35 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3,153 (11.12%) Microsoft
2 2,622 (9.25%) Google
3 672 (2.37%) Oracle
4 666 (2.35%) Xamarin
5 559 (1.97%) Adobe
6 546 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
7 278 (0.98%) Apple
8 266 (0.94%) SAP
9 237 (0.84%) New Relic
10 211 (0.74%) ServiceNow
11 203 (0.72%) IBM
12 198 (0.70%) Facebook
13 182 (0.64%) Sitecore
14 174 (0.61%) Zend
15 165 (0.58%) Twitter
16 157 (0.55%) Atlassian
17 154 (0.54%) Sun
18 147 (0.52%) Splunk
19 143 (0.50%) Palantir
20 124 (0.44%) Sony