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

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK
6 months to
2 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 5 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 14,485 24,136 32,019
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 18.35% 16.54% 18.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.05% 30.66% 32.38%
Number of salaries quoted 13,744 22,146 29,354
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +7.50%

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 43,823 78,715 98,889
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.50% 53.95% 56.09%
Number of salaries quoted 36,051 64,507 82,353
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 2 July 2020.

Salary histogram for JavaScript in the UK

JavaScript
Top 19 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 2 July 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 +2 13,358 £52,500 +5.00% 1,921
UK excluding London +2 8,453 £45,000 - 1,489
London -3 5,681 £67,500 +5.47% 533
South East +2 2,860 £49,000 +3.16% 320
North of England +2 2,111 £45,000 +5.88% 460
Work from Home 0 1,415 £55,000 +10.00% 268
South West 0 1,138 £45,000 +7.14% 187
North West +2 1,096 £47,500 +7.95% 247
Midlands -1 985 £45,000 +12.50% 267
Yorkshire +2 815 £45,000 +6.51% 153
West Midlands +4 592 £45,000 +12.50% 166
Scotland +2 560 £45,000 +5.88% 55
East of England -2 518 £46,158 -2.83% 153
East Midlands +1 390 £42,500 +6.25% 100
Wales -3 202 £40,000 +6.67% 35
North East +4 201 £42,500 -4.49% 60
Northern Ireland +1 84 £50,000 +11.11% 15
Channel Islands +1 7 £65,000 +73.33%
Isle of Man +5 1 - -

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 6,867 (47.41%) HTML
2 6,763 (46.69%) Agile Software Development
3 6,435 (44.43%) CSS
4 5,336 (36.84%) C#
5 4,967 (34.29%) .NET
6 4,783 (33.02%) AngularJS
7 4,582 (31.63%) React
8 3,424 (23.64%) SQL
9 3,342 (23.07%) Node.js
10 3,305 (22.82%) Java
11 3,098 (21.39%) Azure
12 3,026 (20.89%) MVC
13 2,995 (20.68%) AWS
14 2,896 (19.99%) Software Engineering
15 2,644 (18.25%) Git (software)
16 2,611 (18.03%) SQL Server
17 2,609 (18.01%) TDD
18 2,569 (17.74%) ASP.NET
19 2,424 (16.73%) Python
20 2,364 (16.32%) Front End Development
21 2,290 (15.81%) Finance
22 2,187 (15.10%) Scrum
23 2,125 (14.67%) DevOps
24 2,114 (14.59%) HTML5
25 2,095 (14.46%) TypeScript
25 2,095 (14.46%) jQuery
26 2,046 (14.12%) PHP
27 1,986 (13.71%) Web Development
28 1,966 (13.57%) Microservices
29 1,952 (13.48%) Vue.js

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
1 583 (4.02%) Elasticsearch
2 490 (3.38%) CMS
3 327 (2.26%) WordPress
4 243 (1.68%) Apache
5 203 (1.40%) SharePoint
6 197 (1.36%) IIS
7 196 (1.35%) Confluence
8 122 (0.84%) Tomcat
9 119 (0.82%) Umbraco
10 108 (0.75%) Apache Spark
11 92 (0.64%) Drupal
11 92 (0.64%) nginx
12 87 (0.60%) EPiServer
13 79 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
14 45 (0.31%) JBoss
15 40 (0.28%) OpenStack
16 35 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
17 34 (0.23%) Apache Solr
17 34 (0.23%) Kentico
17 34 (0.23%) SAS
Applications
1 131 (0.90%) Photoshop
2 119 (0.82%) Sketch
3 104 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
4 73 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
5 70 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
6 61 (0.42%) InVision
7 57 (0.39%) Zeplin
8 44 (0.30%) Chatbot
9 41 (0.28%) Adobe XD
10 36 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 24 (0.17%) Figma
12 16 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 16 (0.11%) MS Visio
13 10 (0.069%) UXPin
14 7 (0.048%) OmniGraffle
15 6 (0.041%) InfoPath
16 5 (0.035%) GIMP
16 5 (0.035%) Marvel
16 5 (0.035%) Spreadsheet
16 5 (0.035%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 247 (1.71%) Magento
2 146 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 65 (0.45%) Shopify
4 61 (0.42%) FINCAD Analytics
5 53 (0.37%) NetSuite
6 51 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
7 27 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
8 22 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
9 15 (0.10%) Distributed Ledger
10 11 (0.076%) R3 Corda
11 9 (0.062%) SDL Web 8
12 8 (0.055%) Dynamics NAV
12 8 (0.055%) Eloqua
13 7 (0.048%) Dynamics AX
13 7 (0.048%) Oracle Applications
13 7 (0.048%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 7 (0.048%) SAP S/4HANA
14 6 (0.041%) Maximo
15 5 (0.035%) Oracle EBS
15 5 (0.035%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3,098 (21.39%) Azure
2 2,995 (20.68%) AWS
3 820 (5.66%) SaaS
4 701 (4.84%) GCP
5 600 (4.14%) Serverless
6 334 (2.31%) GitHub
7 328 (2.26%) AWS Lambda
8 301 (2.08%) npm
9 186 (1.28%) Power Platform
10 159 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
11 153 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
11 153 (1.06%) PaaS
12 146 (1.01%) Amazon S3
13 134 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
14 131 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
15 130 (0.90%) OpenShift
16 115 (0.79%) Office 365
17 87 (0.60%) Google Analytics
18 78 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
19 73 (0.50%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 281 (1.94%) Internet
2 195 (1.35%) HTTP
3 92 (0.64%) TCP/IP
4 65 (0.45%) Skype
5 64 (0.44%) Firewall
6 49 (0.34%) SSL
7 44 (0.30%) VPN
8 42 (0.29%) Intranet
9 40 (0.28%) Wireshark
10 39 (0.27%) DNS
10 39 (0.27%) Network Security
11 30 (0.21%) VoIP
12 23 (0.16%) Wireless
13 16 (0.11%) SSH
14 15 (0.10%) LAN
14 15 (0.10%) WAN
15 14 (0.097%) Bluetooth
16 13 (0.090%) DAB
16 13 (0.090%) SNMP
17 12 (0.083%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,611 (18.03%) SQL Server
2 1,561 (10.78%) MySQL
3 1,059 (7.31%) MongoDB
4 870 (6.01%) NoSQL
5 648 (4.47%) PostgreSQL
6 539 (3.72%) Relational Database
7 333 (2.30%) Redis
8 322 (2.22%) SQL Server 2019
9 306 (2.11%) Big Data
10 199 (1.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 177 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 175 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 157 (1.08%) Hadoop
14 156 (1.08%) Power BI
15 119 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
16 97 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 94 (0.65%) Azure SQL Database
18 93 (0.64%) RDBMS
19 86 (0.59%) Amazon Athena
20 79 (0.55%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2,644 (18.25%) Git (software)
2 837 (5.78%) Jenkins
3 691 (4.77%) webpack
4 619 (4.27%) JIRA
5 611 (4.22%) Selenium
6 508 (3.51%) Visual Studio
7 391 (2.70%) Cucumber
8 353 (2.44%) gulp
9 300 (2.07%) Team Foundation Server
10 271 (1.87%) Maven
11 255 (1.76%) TeamCity
12 247 (1.71%) Jasmine
13 241 (1.66%) Subversion
14 237 (1.64%) Grunt
15 229 (1.58%) JUnit
16 228 (1.57%) Mocha
17 213 (1.47%) Bitbucket
18 187 (1.29%) Cypress.io
19 174 (1.20%) NUnit
20 138 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 2,290 (15.81%) Finance
2 704 (4.86%) Retail
3 606 (4.18%) Banking
4 590 (4.07%) Marketing
5 503 (3.47%) Front Office
6 404 (2.79%) Games
7 208 (1.44%) Law
8 203 (1.40%) Public Sector
9 183 (1.26%) Manufacturing
10 179 (1.24%) Investment Banking
11 146 (1.01%) Advertising
12 127 (0.88%) Legal
13 115 (0.79%) Telecoms
14 90 (0.62%) Financial Institution
15 75 (0.52%) Electronics
16 69 (0.48%) Publishing
17 64 (0.44%) Automotive
18 50 (0.35%) Aerospace
19 38 (0.26%) Back Office
20 33 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10,369 (71.58%) Developer
2 2,141 (14.78%) .NET Developer
3 1,875 (12.94%) Senior Developer
4 1,805 (12.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1,433 (9.89%) C# Developer
6 1,392 (9.61%) JavaScript Developer
7 1,329 (9.18%) Software Developer
8 1,291 (8.91%) Full Stack Developer
9 1,281 (8.84%) Software Engineer
10 968 (6.68%) React Developer
11 932 (6.43%) PHP Developer
12 895 (6.18%) C# .NET Developer
13 871 (6.01%) Java Developer
14 705 (4.87%) Web Developer
15 524 (3.62%) Lead Developer
16 503 (3.47%) Junior
17 443 (3.06%) Angular Developer
18 416 (2.87%) Senior Front-End Developer
19 401 (2.77%) Junior Developer
20 393 (2.71%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6,867 (47.41%) HTML
2 6,435 (44.43%) CSS
3 4,967 (34.29%) .NET
4 4,783 (33.02%) AngularJS
5 4,582 (31.63%) React
6 3,342 (23.07%) Node.js
7 2,569 (17.74%) ASP.NET
8 2,114 (14.59%) HTML5
9 2,095 (14.46%) jQuery
10 1,952 (13.48%) Vue.js
11 1,832 (12.65%) Web Services
12 1,743 (12.03%) .NET Core
13 1,520 (10.49%) .NET Framework
14 1,413 (9.75%) REST
15 1,346 (9.29%) ASP.NET MVC
16 1,243 (8.58%) ASP.NET Web API
17 1,205 (8.32%) CSS3
18 1,195 (8.25%) RESTful
19 1,148 (7.93%) Sass
20 1,070 (7.39%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 1,556 (10.74%) User Experience
2 1,198 (8.27%) Greenfield Project
3 746 (5.15%) Mobile App
4 646 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
5 418 (2.89%) Hedge funds
6 349 (2.41%) Self-Motivation
7 339 (2.34%) Derivative
8 330 (2.28%) Fixed Income
9 297 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
10 225 (1.55%) Equities
11 221 (1.53%) Algorithms
12 182 (1.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 172 (1.19%) Data Structures
14 130 (0.90%) Cloud Native
15 113 (0.78%) Blog
15 113 (0.78%) Public Cloud
16 90 (0.62%) Linux Command Line
17 77 (0.53%) Virtual Team
18 62 (0.43%) Client/Server
18 62 (0.43%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1,302 (8.99%) Linux
2 696 (4.80%) Windows
3 472 (3.26%) Android
4 445 (3.07%) Apple iOS
5 306 (2.11%) Unix
6 96 (0.66%) Windows Server
7 81 (0.56%) Ubuntu
8 66 (0.46%) Mac OS X
9 59 (0.41%) CentOS
10 33 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 25 (0.17%) Debian
11 25 (0.17%) Mac OS
11 25 (0.17%) Windows Server 2016
12 12 (0.083%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (0.069%) VMS
14 9 (0.062%) Windows 10
14 9 (0.062%) Windows Server 2008
15 6 (0.041%) Embedded Linux
15 6 (0.041%) Windows 7
16 5 (0.035%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6,763 (46.69%) Agile Software Development
2 3,026 (20.89%) MVC
3 2,896 (19.99%) Software Engineering
4 2,609 (18.01%) TDD
5 2,364 (16.32%) Front End Development
6 2,187 (15.10%) Scrum
7 2,125 (14.67%) DevOps
8 1,986 (13.71%) Web Development
9 1,966 (13.57%) Microservices
10 1,566 (10.81%) Test Automation
11 1,377 (9.51%) BDD
12 1,273 (8.79%) OO
13 1,265 (8.73%) Problem-Solving
14 1,138 (7.86%) Continuous Integration
15 1,039 (7.17%) Fintech
16 1,021 (7.05%) Mentoring
17 918 (6.34%) Unit Testing
18 832 (5.74%) Computer Science
19 828 (5.72%) SDLC
20 825 (5.70%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 5,336 (36.84%) C#
2 3,424 (23.64%) SQL
3 3,305 (22.82%) Java
4 2,424 (16.73%) Python
5 2,095 (14.46%) TypeScript
6 2,046 (14.12%) PHP
7 808 (5.58%) ES6
8 676 (4.67%) C++
9 600 (4.14%) Ruby
10 542 (3.74%) T-SQL
11 358 (2.47%) Go
12 299 (2.06%) C
13 297 (2.05%) Java 8
14 290 (2.00%) Kotlin
15 268 (1.85%) VB.NET
16 259 (1.79%) Scala
17 223 (1.54%) PowerShell
18 205 (1.42%) Bash Shell
19 142 (0.98%) R
20 141 (0.97%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1,363 (9.41%) Degree
2 449 (3.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 339 (2.34%) Security Cleared
4 196 (1.35%) SC Cleared
5 90 (0.62%) DV Cleared
6 83 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 70 (0.48%) ISTQB
8 44 (0.30%) Master's Degree
9 41 (0.28%) ISEB
10 37 (0.26%) AWS Certification
11 35 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
12 23 (0.16%) DBS Check
13 20 (0.14%) PhD
14 14 (0.097%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 12 (0.083%) HND
15 12 (0.083%) MCP
16 11 (0.076%) Analytics IQ
16 11 (0.076%) ITIL Certification
17 10 (0.069%) BPSS Clearance
17 10 (0.069%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 907 (6.26%) QA
2 52 (0.36%) GDPR
3 24 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (0.14%) WCAG
5 18 (0.12%) Data Quality
6 14 (0.097%) SLA
7 13 (0.090%) PCI DSS
8 10 (0.069%) PMO
9 9 (0.062%) NIST
10 5 (0.035%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.028%) ISO 13485
12 3 (0.021%) COBIT
12 3 (0.021%) HL7
13 1 (0.007%) Cyber Essentials
13 1 (0.007%) ISO 8583
13 1 (0.007%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.007%) MiFID
13 1 (0.007%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 1 (0.007%) SEPA
13 1 (0.007%) WAI
System Software
1 1,840 (12.70%) Docker
2 54 (0.37%) Active Directory
3 48 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 34 (0.23%) vSphere
5 24 (0.17%) Firmware
6 21 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
7 20 (0.14%) Hyper-V
8 13 (0.090%) HDFS
9 9 (0.062%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 8 (0.055%) Squid
10 8 (0.055%) VirtualBox
10 8 (0.055%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (0.048%) LXC
11 7 (0.048%) Xen
12 5 (0.035%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.035%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 4 (0.028%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.021%) Time Sharing Option
14 3 (0.021%) Varnish
15 2 (0.014%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 1,104 (7.62%) Kubernetes
2 426 (2.94%) Terraform
3 321 (2.22%) Ansible
4 150 (1.04%) Puppet
5 124 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
6 53 (0.37%) Kibana
7 43 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
8 23 (0.16%) Grafana
9 22 (0.15%) Packer
10 21 (0.14%) Istio
10 21 (0.14%) logstash
11 20 (0.14%) CA Service Virtualization
12 18 (0.12%) Prometheus
13 17 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
14 16 (0.11%) HP UCMDB
15 15 (0.10%) cPanel
16 13 (0.090%) Docker Swarm
16 13 (0.090%) NetIQ Identity Manager
17 12 (0.083%) Salt
18 10 (0.069%) Mesos
Vendors
1 1,566 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 591 (4.08%) Google
3 536 (3.70%) Oracle
4 242 (1.67%) Adobe
5 205 (1.42%) Zend
6 193 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
7 176 (1.22%) Xamarin
8 155 (1.07%) ServiceNow
9 135 (0.93%) SAP
10 115 (0.79%) Atlassian
11 107 (0.74%) Sitecore
12 72 (0.50%) VMware
13 70 (0.48%) Bloomberg
14 67 (0.46%) IBM
15 63 (0.43%) Apple
16 50 (0.35%) Splunk
17 43 (0.30%) Tableau
18 35 (0.24%) HP
18 35 (0.24%) Remedy
19 34 (0.23%) Red Hat