Period
to 20 January 2020

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 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 5 5 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 21,709 25,898 31,393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.32% 17.31% 18.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.00% 31.52% 32.65%
Number of salaries quoted 18,521 21,860 27,594
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% 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 67,843 82,151 96,148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.11% 54.92% 55.53%
Number of salaries quoted 56,010 67,963 80,176
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 January 2020.

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 January 2020. 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 20,022 £50,000 - 4,785
UK excluding London 0 13,007 £45,000 - 3,546
London -1 8,224 £65,000 +4.00% 1,608
South East +1 4,514 £45,000 - 825
North of England 0 2,795 £45,000 +2.27% 979
South West 0 1,775 £45,000 +7.14% 478
Midlands 0 1,757 £42,500 +6.25% 557
North West +3 1,586 £45,000 - 551
Yorkshire -1 988 £42,500 - 309
West Midlands 0 956 £44,000 +4.76% 288
East of England -1 876 £50,000 +11.11% 336
Scotland +2 852 £45,000 -3.23% 242
East Midlands +1 800 £40,000 - 269
Wales -1 320 £45,000 +20.00% 99
North East +1 223 £43,500 -3.33% 120
Northern Ireland +1 156 £50,000 +15.61% 31
Isle of Man -1 1 £53,000 -21.48%

For the 6 months to 20 January 2020, 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 11,027 (50.79%) HTML
2 10,384 (47.83%) CSS
3 9,755 (44.94%) Agile Software Development
4 8,950 (41.23%) C#
5 8,000 (36.85%) .NET
6 6,940 (31.97%) AngularJS
7 6,004 (27.66%) React
8 5,517 (25.41%) SQL
9 5,230 (24.09%) MVC
10 4,880 (22.48%) Java
11 4,525 (20.84%) ASP.NET
12 4,195 (19.32%) Node.js
13 4,179 (19.25%) SQL Server
14 4,064 (18.72%) Software Engineering
15 3,911 (18.02%) Azure
16 3,884 (17.89%) Git (software)
17 3,735 (17.20%) TDD
18 3,732 (17.19%) AWS
19 3,634 (16.74%) jQuery
20 3,627 (16.71%) Front End Development
21 3,403 (15.68%) HTML5
22 3,320 (15.29%) Web Development
23 3,216 (14.81%) Scrum
24 3,195 (14.72%) Finance
25 3,194 (14.71%) Python
26 3,136 (14.45%) PHP
27 2,914 (13.42%) DevOps
28 2,909 (13.40%) Web Services
29 2,720 (12.53%) Microsoft
30 2,536 (11.68%) Microservices

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
1 801 (3.69%) CMS
2 644 (2.97%) Elasticsearch
3 541 (2.49%) WordPress
4 373 (1.72%) SharePoint
5 355 (1.64%) Confluence
6 313 (1.44%) IIS
7 231 (1.06%) Drupal
8 220 (1.01%) Apache
9 216 (0.99%) Tomcat
10 212 (0.98%) Umbraco
11 205 (0.94%) Apache Spark
12 163 (0.75%) EPiServer
13 153 (0.70%) JBoss
14 148 (0.68%) nginx
15 145 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
16 89 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 85 (0.39%) WebSphere
18 71 (0.33%) Apache Solr
19 57 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
20 56 (0.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 224 (1.03%) Photoshop
2 140 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
3 128 (0.59%) Sketch
4 123 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
5 99 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
6 75 (0.35%) Adobe XD
7 74 (0.34%) InVision
8 69 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 46 (0.21%) MS Visio
10 43 (0.20%) Zeplin
11 36 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 32 (0.15%) Chatbot
13 29 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
14 19 (0.088%) InDesign
15 18 (0.083%) Figma
16 17 (0.078%) InfoPath
17 12 (0.055%) Marvel
17 12 (0.055%) UserZoom
18 10 (0.046%) Fireworks
19 8 (0.037%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 352 (1.62%) Magento
2 297 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 91 (0.42%) FINCAD Analytics
4 88 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
5 58 (0.27%) NetSuite
6 46 (0.21%) Shopify
7 20 (0.092%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 20 (0.092%) SAP Hybris
8 19 (0.088%) Adobe Campaign
9 15 (0.069%) Dynamics AX
10 13 (0.060%) Distributed Ledger
11 12 (0.055%) Endur
11 12 (0.055%) Temenos T24
12 11 (0.051%) Dynamics NAV
13 10 (0.046%) CiviCRM
13 10 (0.046%) GoldMine
13 10 (0.046%) SAP S/4HANA
14 8 (0.037%) Eloqua
14 8 (0.037%) OpenCart
14 8 (0.037%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 3,911 (18.02%) Azure
2 3,732 (17.19%) AWS
3 1,025 (4.72%) SaaS
4 899 (4.14%) GCP
5 717 (3.30%) GitHub
6 634 (2.92%) Serverless
7 456 (2.10%) npm
8 340 (1.57%) AWS Lambda
9 261 (1.20%) PaaS
10 222 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
11 202 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
12 201 (0.93%) Amazon S3
13 199 (0.92%) Office 365
14 183 (0.84%) Power Platform
15 177 (0.82%) Dynamics 365
16 170 (0.78%) OpenShift
17 132 (0.61%) Amazon ECS
17 132 (0.61%) Google Analytics
18 117 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
18 117 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 444 (2.05%) Internet
2 274 (1.26%) HTTP
3 173 (0.80%) TCP/IP
4 99 (0.46%) Firewall
5 88 (0.41%) Intranet
6 72 (0.33%) DNS
7 64 (0.29%) SSL
8 45 (0.21%) Wireshark
9 43 (0.20%) SSH
10 37 (0.17%) VoIP
11 35 (0.16%) Network Security
12 33 (0.15%) Extranet
13 31 (0.14%) VPN
14 28 (0.13%) Skype
15 23 (0.11%) HTTPS
15 23 (0.11%) SMS
16 19 (0.088%) DAB
17 18 (0.083%) DHCP
17 18 (0.083%) Wireless
18 15 (0.069%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4,179 (19.25%) SQL Server
2 2,328 (10.72%) MySQL
3 1,101 (5.07%) MongoDB
4 1,073 (4.94%) NoSQL
5 986 (4.54%) PostgreSQL
6 722 (3.33%) Relational Database
7 554 (2.55%) Big Data
8 366 (1.69%) Redis
9 315 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 305 (1.40%) SQL Server 2016
11 281 (1.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 258 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 234 (1.08%) Hadoop
14 222 (1.02%) Amazon Athena
15 220 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
16 184 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
17 145 (0.67%) RDBMS
18 132 (0.61%) Power BI
18 132 (0.61%) SQL Server 2019
19 126 (0.58%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3,884 (17.89%) Git (software)
2 1,304 (6.01%) Jenkins
3 1,067 (4.92%) JIRA
4 932 (4.29%) Selenium
5 926 (4.27%) webpack
6 886 (4.08%) Visual Studio
7 593 (2.73%) gulp
8 585 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
9 463 (2.13%) TeamCity
10 448 (2.06%) Cucumber
11 412 (1.90%) Maven
12 403 (1.86%) Grunt
13 402 (1.85%) Jasmine
14 362 (1.67%) Subversion
15 324 (1.49%) Bitbucket
16 318 (1.46%) JUnit
17 306 (1.41%) NUnit
18 252 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
19 239 (1.10%) Mocha
20 226 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3,195 (14.72%) Finance
2 1,116 (5.14%) Retail
3 1,010 (4.65%) Marketing
4 894 (4.12%) Banking
5 610 (2.81%) Front Office
6 505 (2.33%) Games
7 416 (1.92%) Public Sector
8 379 (1.75%) Manufacturing
9 294 (1.35%) Advertising
10 245 (1.13%) Telecoms
11 206 (0.95%) Electronics
12 199 (0.92%) Law
13 183 (0.84%) Legal
14 151 (0.70%) Investment Banking
15 142 (0.65%) Automotive
16 90 (0.41%) Publishing
17 71 (0.33%) Financial Institution
18 65 (0.30%) Back Office
19 51 (0.23%) Aerospace
20 48 (0.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 15,770 (72.64%) Developer
2 3,404 (15.68%) .NET Developer
3 3,185 (14.67%) Senior Developer
4 2,597 (11.96%) C# Developer
5 2,596 (11.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2,117 (9.75%) Software Developer
7 2,031 (9.36%) JavaScript Developer
8 1,873 (8.63%) Full Stack Developer
9 1,861 (8.57%) Software Engineer
10 1,621 (7.47%) C# .NET Developer
11 1,406 (6.48%) React Developer
12 1,387 (6.39%) PHP Developer
13 1,332 (6.14%) Java Developer
14 1,295 (5.97%) Web Developer
15 907 (4.18%) Junior
16 726 (3.34%) Angular Developer
17 721 (3.32%) Junior Developer
18 717 (3.30%) Lead Developer
19 660 (3.04%) Senior Front-End Developer
20 596 (2.75%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11,027 (50.79%) HTML
2 10,384 (47.83%) CSS
3 8,000 (36.85%) .NET
4 6,940 (31.97%) AngularJS
5 6,004 (27.66%) React
6 4,525 (20.84%) ASP.NET
7 4,195 (19.32%) Node.js
8 3,634 (16.74%) jQuery
9 3,403 (15.68%) HTML5
10 2,909 (13.40%) Web Services
11 2,523 (11.62%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2,285 (10.53%) REST
13 2,093 (9.64%) .NET Framework
14 2,070 (9.54%) Vue.js
15 2,036 (9.38%) CSS3
16 1,931 (8.89%) RESTful
17 1,870 (8.61%) ASP.NET Web API
18 1,831 (8.43%) .NET Core
19 1,746 (8.04%) Sass
20 1,425 (6.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2,256 (10.39%) User Experience
2 1,770 (8.15%) Greenfield Project
3 1,148 (5.29%) Mobile App
4 954 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
5 586 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
6 564 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
7 448 (2.06%) Fixed Income
8 387 (1.78%) Derivative
9 374 (1.72%) Equities
10 368 (1.70%) Hedge funds
11 359 (1.65%) Algorithms
12 258 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 203 (0.94%) Data Structures
14 182 (0.84%) Cloud Native
15 172 (0.79%) Blog
16 167 (0.77%) Management Information System
17 145 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
18 132 (0.61%) Public Cloud
19 125 (0.58%) Virtual Team
20 111 (0.51%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1,765 (8.13%) Linux
2 981 (4.52%) Windows
3 714 (3.29%) Android
4 640 (2.95%) Apple iOS
5 486 (2.24%) Unix
6 146 (0.67%) Windows Server
7 92 (0.42%) Mac OS
8 90 (0.41%) Mac OS X
9 78 (0.36%) Ubuntu
10 58 (0.27%) CentOS
11 33 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
11 33 (0.15%) VMS
12 31 (0.14%) Debian
13 27 (0.12%) tvOS
14 23 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 21 (0.097%) Windows 10
16 18 (0.083%) Windows 7
17 16 (0.074%) Windows Server 2012
18 13 (0.060%) Kali Linux
19 12 (0.055%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9,755 (44.94%) Agile Software Development
2 5,230 (24.09%) MVC
3 4,064 (18.72%) Software Engineering
4 3,735 (17.20%) TDD
5 3,627 (16.71%) Front End Development
6 3,320 (15.29%) Web Development
7 3,216 (14.81%) Scrum
8 2,914 (13.42%) DevOps
9 2,536 (11.68%) Microservices
10 2,095 (9.65%) OO
11 2,094 (9.65%) Test Automation
12 2,032 (9.36%) Problem-Solving
13 1,868 (8.60%) Continuous Integration
14 1,747 (8.05%) Mentoring
15 1,715 (7.90%) BDD
16 1,668 (7.68%) Computer Science
17 1,502 (6.92%) Unit Testing
18 1,415 (6.52%) E-Commerce
19 1,384 (6.38%) SDLC
20 1,309 (6.03%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 8,950 (41.23%) C#
2 5,517 (25.41%) SQL
3 4,880 (22.48%) Java
4 3,194 (14.71%) Python
5 3,136 (14.45%) PHP
6 2,221 (10.23%) TypeScript
7 1,298 (5.98%) ES6
8 1,068 (4.92%) C++
9 907 (4.18%) T-SQL
10 861 (3.97%) Ruby
11 542 (2.50%) Java 8
12 531 (2.45%) VB.NET
13 454 (2.09%) Go
14 445 (2.05%) C
15 383 (1.76%) Scala
16 358 (1.65%) PowerShell
17 346 (1.59%) Bash Shell
18 324 (1.49%) Kotlin
19 284 (1.31%) R
20 174 (0.80%) VB
Qualifications
1 2,351 (10.83%) Degree
2 773 (3.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 414 (1.91%) Security Cleared
4 196 (0.90%) SC Cleared
5 155 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 129 (0.59%) DV Cleared
7 81 (0.37%) ISTQB
8 67 (0.31%) Master's Degree
9 53 (0.24%) HND
9 53 (0.24%) MCP
10 48 (0.22%) PhD
11 42 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
12 41 (0.19%) MCSD
13 40 (0.18%) ISEB
14 39 (0.18%) AWS Certification
15 37 (0.17%) Postgraduate
16 25 (0.12%) PMI Certification
17 22 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 20 (0.092%) DBS Check
19 18 (0.083%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1,157 (5.33%) QA
2 90 (0.41%) GDPR
3 45 (0.21%) SLA
4 41 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 39 (0.18%) WCAG
6 28 (0.13%) PCI DSS
7 19 (0.088%) Data Quality
8 17 (0.078%) PMO
9 16 (0.074%) WAI
10 15 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 11 (0.051%) COBIT
12 7 (0.032%) ISO 9001
12 7 (0.032%) NIST
12 7 (0.032%) Solvency II
13 4 (0.018%) HL7
14 3 (0.014%) Def Stans
14 3 (0.014%) IEC 61508
14 3 (0.014%) SEPA
15 2 (0.009%) RMADS
16 1 (0.005%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 2,396 (11.04%) Docker
2 112 (0.52%) Active Directory
3 53 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 35 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
5 32 (0.15%) Hyper-V
6 22 (0.10%) Firmware
7 21 (0.097%) VirtualBox
8 18 (0.083%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 17 (0.078%) XenApp
10 16 (0.074%) vSphere
11 15 (0.069%) Microsoft App-V
12 13 (0.060%) Varnish
13 11 (0.051%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 11 (0.051%) HDFS
14 10 (0.046%) LXC
14 10 (0.046%) XenDesktop
15 9 (0.041%) Forefront TMG
16 6 (0.028%) vCloud
16 6 (0.028%) VMware NSX
17 5 (0.023%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1,352 (6.23%) Kubernetes
2 510 (2.35%) Ansible
3 496 (2.28%) Terraform
4 299 (1.38%) Puppet
5 290 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
6 85 (0.39%) Kibana
7 80 (0.37%) Mesos
8 60 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
9 49 (0.23%) Istio
10 48 (0.22%) Docker Swarm
11 45 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
11 45 (0.21%) Marathon
11 45 (0.21%) Salt
12 43 (0.20%) logstash
13 28 (0.13%) Nagios
14 27 (0.12%) Packer
14 27 (0.12%) Tivoli
15 25 (0.12%) SCCM
15 25 (0.12%) ZABBIX
16 20 (0.092%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 2,720 (12.53%) Microsoft
2 892 (4.11%) Google
3 884 (4.07%) Oracle
4 479 (2.21%) Adobe
5 367 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
6 336 (1.55%) Zend
7 287 (1.32%) SAP
8 233 (1.07%) Xamarin
9 220 (1.01%) Sitecore
10 190 (0.88%) ServiceNow
11 169 (0.78%) Sage
12 163 (0.75%) IBM
13 157 (0.72%) Atlassian
14 146 (0.67%) Splunk
15 114 (0.53%) Apple
16 109 (0.50%) Facebook
17 98 (0.45%) Bloomberg
18 97 (0.45%) Tableau
19 82 (0.38%) VMware
20 66 (0.30%) WorldPay