Period
to 16 April 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 16 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK
6 months to
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 4 5 5
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 15,760 20,121 25,432
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 18.77% 17.98% 17.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.05% 32.95% 31.39%
Number of salaries quoted 13,186 17,336 21,403
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £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 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 46,279 61,063 81,016
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.11% 54.58% 54.50%
Number of salaries quoted 37,491 50,876 67,132
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% +2.27%

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 14,114 £55,000 +4.76% 3,392
UK excluding London 0 9,151 £47,500 +5.56% 2,471
London 0 5,668 £70,000 +3.70% 1,163
Work from Home -1 3,739 £52,500 - 830
South East +1 2,635 £50,000 +5.26% 512
North of England -1 2,207 £47,500 +5.56% 750
South West 0 1,494 £45,000 +2.27% 293
Midlands +2 1,307 £45,000 +5.88% 470
North West +2 1,091 £47,500 - 418
Yorkshire 0 960 £47,500 +11.76% 255
West Midlands +2 782 £47,500 +5.56% 273
Scotland -1 673 £47,500 +5.56% 133
East of England +2 518 £47,500 +4.19% 203
East Midlands 0 518 £41,750 -1.76% 194
Wales -1 188 £42,500 +6.25% 82
North East -6 158 £42,000 -2.33% 77
Northern Ireland -1 115 £40,000 -20.00% 30
Isle of Man +2 26 £49,500 -6.60%

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 7,250 (46.00%) HTML
2 7,074 (44.89%) CSS
3 7,043 (44.69%) Agile Software Development
4 5,582 (35.42%) React
5 5,238 (33.24%) C#
6 4,682 (29.71%) .NET
7 4,264 (27.06%) AngularJS
8 4,034 (25.60%) SQL
9 3,662 (23.24%) Azure
10 3,526 (22.37%) Java
11 3,498 (22.20%) Node.js
12 3,492 (22.16%) Software Engineering
13 3,299 (20.93%) AWS
14 3,055 (19.38%) Python
15 2,979 (18.90%) Git (software)
16 2,900 (18.40%) TypeScript
17 2,849 (18.08%) DevOps
18 2,679 (17.00%) Front End Development
19 2,657 (16.86%) PHP
20 2,608 (16.55%) Docker
21 2,525 (16.02%) MVC
22 2,470 (15.67%) Microservices
23 2,417 (15.34%) TDD
24 2,372 (15.05%) HTML5
25 2,336 (14.82%) Finance
26 2,329 (14.78%) Vue.js
27 2,240 (14.21%) SQL Server
28 2,196 (13.93%) Scrum
29 2,094 (13.29%) Web Development
30 2,048 (12.99%) .NET Core

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
1 617 (3.91%) CMS
2 414 (2.63%) WordPress
3 289 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
3 289 (1.83%) SharePoint
4 278 (1.76%) Apache
5 260 (1.65%) Confluence
6 158 (1.00%) Apache Spark
7 157 (1.00%) IIS
8 149 (0.95%) Umbraco
9 140 (0.89%) Drupal
10 127 (0.81%) nginx
11 108 (0.69%) EPiServer
12 106 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
13 100 (0.63%) Tomcat
14 63 (0.40%) JBoss
15 55 (0.35%) NServiceBus
16 54 (0.34%) Kentico
17 42 (0.27%) Apache Solr
18 34 (0.22%) OpenStack
19 28 (0.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 149 (0.95%) Photoshop
2 138 (0.88%) Sketch
3 99 (0.63%) InVision
4 88 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
5 87 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
6 70 (0.44%) Figma
7 51 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 47 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
9 44 (0.28%) Adobe XD
9 44 (0.28%) Chatbot
10 26 (0.16%) Zeplin
11 20 (0.13%) MS Visio
12 15 (0.095%) Adobe After Effects
12 15 (0.095%) UXPin
13 14 (0.089%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 13 (0.082%) GIMP
15 8 (0.051%) CINEMA 4D
16 7 (0.044%) AutoCAD
16 7 (0.044%) InDesign
17 6 (0.038%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 231 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 183 (1.16%) Magento
3 130 (0.82%) Shopify
4 59 (0.37%) Payment Gateway
5 50 (0.32%) NetSuite
6 25 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
7 24 (0.15%) nopCommerce
8 15 (0.095%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 12 (0.076%) Dynamics AX
10 7 (0.044%) Maximo
10 7 (0.044%) R3 Corda
10 7 (0.044%) SAP S/4HANA
11 6 (0.038%) Hyperion Planning
11 6 (0.038%) OpenCart
11 6 (0.038%) Sentinel
11 6 (0.038%) WebTrends
12 5 (0.032%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 4 (0.025%) Adobe Campaign
13 4 (0.025%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
13 4 (0.025%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3,662 (23.24%) Azure
2 3,299 (20.93%) AWS
3 1,171 (7.43%) SaaS
4 1,158 (7.35%) GCP
5 916 (5.81%) Serverless
6 525 (3.33%) GitHub
7 459 (2.91%) AWS Lambda
8 312 (1.98%) PaaS
9 311 (1.97%) Power Platform
10 285 (1.81%) npm
11 227 (1.44%) Amazon S3
12 202 (1.28%) AWS CloudFormation
13 200 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
14 184 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
15 175 (1.11%) Azure Functions
16 147 (0.93%) PowerApps
17 140 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
18 130 (0.82%) IaaS
19 126 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
20 125 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 257 (1.63%) HTTP
2 207 (1.31%) Internet
3 46 (0.29%) DNS
3 46 (0.29%) Skype
3 46 (0.29%) SSL
4 44 (0.28%) Intranet
5 38 (0.24%) Firewall
6 36 (0.23%) SSH
7 34 (0.22%) VPN
8 30 (0.19%) Wireless
9 26 (0.16%) Broadband
10 22 (0.14%) FTP
11 21 (0.13%) TCP/IP
12 20 (0.13%) SNMP
13 18 (0.11%) Network Security
14 17 (0.11%) HTTPS
14 17 (0.11%) VoIP
15 12 (0.076%) SMTP
16 11 (0.070%) Wi-Fi
17 10 (0.063%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2,240 (14.21%) SQL Server
2 1,957 (12.42%) MySQL
3 1,012 (6.42%) NoSQL
4 998 (6.33%) MongoDB
5 773 (4.90%) PostgreSQL
6 644 (4.09%) Relational Database
7 383 (2.43%) Redis
8 294 (1.87%) Big Data
9 263 (1.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 193 (1.22%) Power BI
11 187 (1.19%) Azure SQL Database
12 178 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 155 (0.98%) Cosmos DB
14 145 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
15 123 (0.78%) MariaDB
16 117 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 112 (0.71%) Hadoop
18 96 (0.61%) RDBMS
19 95 (0.60%) Oracle Database
20 84 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 2,979 (18.90%) Git (software)
2 917 (5.82%) Jenkins
3 749 (4.75%) JIRA
4 660 (4.19%) Selenium
5 581 (3.69%) webpack
6 493 (3.13%) Cypress.io
7 455 (2.89%) Visual Studio
8 395 (2.51%) Cucumber
9 367 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 325 (2.06%) gulp
11 284 (1.80%) TeamCity
12 273 (1.73%) GitLab
13 223 (1.41%) Maven
14 212 (1.35%) Grunt
15 205 (1.30%) Bitbucket
16 201 (1.28%) Visual Studio Team System
17 200 (1.27%) Mocha
18 191 (1.21%) JUnit
19 169 (1.07%) Octopus Deploy
20 164 (1.04%) Subversion
General
1 2,336 (14.82%) Finance
2 762 (4.84%) Marketing
3 681 (4.32%) Retail
4 582 (3.69%) Games
5 462 (2.93%) Banking
6 448 (2.84%) Front Office
7 429 (2.72%) Public Sector
8 248 (1.57%) Manufacturing
9 240 (1.52%) Law
10 238 (1.51%) Telecoms
11 159 (1.01%) Advertising
12 156 (0.99%) Electronics
13 122 (0.77%) Automotive
14 110 (0.70%) Multimedia
15 106 (0.67%) Legal
16 93 (0.59%) Publishing
17 86 (0.55%) Investment Banking
18 84 (0.53%) Back Office
19 68 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
20 60 (0.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11,227 (71.24%) Developer
2 2,310 (14.66%) Senior Developer
3 1,900 (12.06%) .NET Developer
4 1,757 (11.15%) Full Stack Developer
5 1,696 (10.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1,679 (10.65%) Software Engineer
7 1,478 (9.38%) JavaScript Developer
8 1,422 (9.02%) Software Developer
9 1,404 (8.91%) React Developer
10 1,161 (7.37%) PHP Developer
11 1,158 (7.35%) C# Developer
12 850 (5.39%) Java Developer
13 778 (4.94%) C# .NET Developer
14 748 (4.75%) Web Developer
15 521 (3.31%) Lead Developer
16 481 (3.05%) Angular Developer
17 470 (2.98%) .NET Software Developer
18 464 (2.94%) Senior .NET Developer
19 440 (2.79%) Senior Software Engineer
20 430 (2.73%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7,250 (46.00%) HTML
2 7,074 (44.89%) CSS
3 5,582 (35.42%) React
4 4,682 (29.71%) .NET
5 4,264 (27.06%) AngularJS
6 3,498 (22.20%) Node.js
7 2,372 (15.05%) HTML5
8 2,329 (14.78%) Vue.js
9 2,048 (12.99%) .NET Core
10 2,025 (12.85%) jQuery
11 1,814 (11.51%) ASP.NET
12 1,783 (11.31%) REST
13 1,692 (10.74%) Web Services
14 1,530 (9.71%) CSS3
15 1,333 (8.46%) RESTful
16 1,300 (8.25%) .NET Framework
17 1,051 (6.67%) Sass
18 1,026 (6.51%) Redux
19 971 (6.16%) Laravel
20 920 (5.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1,809 (11.48%) User Experience
2 1,182 (7.50%) Greenfield Project
3 805 (5.11%) Mobile App
4 734 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
5 411 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
6 324 (2.06%) Data Structures
7 271 (1.72%) Fixed Income
8 262 (1.66%) Equities
9 261 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
10 247 (1.57%) Derivative
11 236 (1.50%) Hedge funds
12 230 (1.46%) Algorithms
13 227 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 192 (1.22%) Blog
14 192 (1.22%) N-Tier
15 187 (1.19%) Cloud Native
16 179 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
17 141 (0.89%) Virtual Team
18 128 (0.81%) Social Media
19 125 (0.79%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1,181 (7.49%) Linux
2 523 (3.32%) Windows
3 463 (2.94%) Android
4 433 (2.75%) Apple iOS
5 220 (1.40%) Unix
6 99 (0.63%) Ubuntu
7 94 (0.60%) Windows Server
8 43 (0.27%) Debian
9 34 (0.22%) CentOS
10 22 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (0.070%) VMS
12 7 (0.044%) Windows Server 2016
13 6 (0.038%) Mac OS
13 6 (0.038%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (0.032%) Windows 10
14 5 (0.032%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.025%) Android TV
15 4 (0.025%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.025%) Windows Server 2019
16 3 (0.019%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 7,043 (44.69%) Agile Software Development
2 3,492 (22.16%) Software Engineering
3 2,849 (18.08%) DevOps
4 2,679 (17.00%) Front End Development
5 2,525 (16.02%) MVC
6 2,470 (15.67%) Microservices
7 2,417 (15.34%) TDD
8 2,196 (13.93%) Scrum
9 2,094 (13.29%) Web Development
10 1,619 (10.27%) Test Automation
11 1,464 (9.29%) OO
12 1,332 (8.45%) Problem-Solving
13 1,269 (8.05%) Mentoring
14 1,182 (7.50%) Unit Testing
15 1,167 (7.40%) Fintech
16 1,158 (7.35%) Computer Science
17 1,119 (7.10%) E-Commerce
18 1,059 (6.72%) OOP
19 1,032 (6.55%) Continuous Integration
20 919 (5.83%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 5,238 (33.24%) C#
2 4,034 (25.60%) SQL
3 3,526 (22.37%) Java
4 3,055 (19.38%) Python
5 2,900 (18.40%) TypeScript
6 2,657 (16.86%) PHP
7 857 (5.44%) ES6
8 712 (4.52%) Go
9 582 (3.69%) Ruby
10 522 (3.31%) T-SQL
11 468 (2.97%) C++
12 393 (2.49%) Java 8
13 357 (2.27%) Scala
14 353 (2.24%) PowerShell
15 334 (2.12%) Kotlin
16 290 (1.84%) Bash Shell
17 207 (1.31%) C
18 163 (1.03%) Groovy
19 137 (0.87%) VB.NET
20 124 (0.79%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 1,700 (10.79%) Degree
2 646 (4.10%) Computer Science Degree
3 354 (2.25%) Security Cleared
4 267 (1.69%) SC Cleared
5 119 (0.76%) Oracle Certification
6 117 (0.74%) OCP
7 108 (0.69%) CIW
7 108 (0.69%) OCA
8 96 (0.61%) Master's Degree
9 87 (0.55%) Numerate Degree
10 77 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
11 71 (0.45%) DV Cleared
12 67 (0.43%) ISTQB
13 35 (0.22%) PhD
14 27 (0.17%) HND
15 26 (0.16%) AWS Certification
15 26 (0.16%) ISEB
16 23 (0.15%) SANS
17 22 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 22 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 821 (5.21%) QA
2 56 (0.36%) WCAG
3 45 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 43 (0.27%) GDPR
5 37 (0.23%) SLA
6 28 (0.18%) Data Quality
7 24 (0.15%) GRC
8 18 (0.11%) WAI
9 17 (0.11%) NIST
9 17 (0.11%) PCI DSS
10 9 (0.057%) Actionable Recommendations
11 6 (0.038%) Good Clinical Practice
12 5 (0.032%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 4 (0.025%) CDISC
13 4 (0.025%) PMO
14 3 (0.019%) HIPAA
14 3 (0.019%) ISO 9001
14 3 (0.019%) OIPF
15 2 (0.013%) ISO 13485
15 2 (0.013%) PSD2
System Software
1 2,608 (16.55%) Docker
2 84 (0.53%) Active Directory
3 54 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (0.13%) HDFS
5 13 (0.082%) Hyper-V
6 12 (0.076%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (0.070%) Firmware
8 7 (0.044%) Kamailio
8 7 (0.044%) LXC
8 7 (0.044%) OpenSIPS
9 6 (0.038%) vSphere
10 5 (0.032%) KVM
11 3 (0.019%) Ceph
11 3 (0.019%) Varnish
12 2 (0.013%) Gluster
12 2 (0.013%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.013%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.006%) Snort
13 1 (0.006%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.006%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1,663 (10.55%) Kubernetes
2 774 (4.91%) Terraform
3 351 (2.23%) Ansible
4 244 (1.55%) Opscode Chef
5 153 (0.97%) Puppet
6 85 (0.54%) Grafana
7 82 (0.52%) Prometheus
8 32 (0.20%) Packer
9 31 (0.20%) Istio
10 28 (0.18%) Kibana
11 24 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
12 20 (0.13%) Fortio
12 20 (0.13%) Kiali
13 18 (0.11%) HP UCMDB
14 15 (0.095%) MIIS
15 14 (0.089%) Docker Swarm
16 10 (0.063%) HP Quality Center
17 8 (0.051%) HP Fortify
18 7 (0.044%) HAProxy
19 6 (0.038%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1,547 (9.82%) Microsoft
2 642 (4.07%) Oracle
3 596 (3.78%) Google
4 290 (1.84%) Adobe
5 249 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
6 205 (1.30%) Zend
7 163 (1.03%) SAP
8 144 (0.91%) Sitecore
9 125 (0.79%) Xamarin
10 109 (0.69%) Atlassian
11 97 (0.62%) Nintex
12 93 (0.59%) VMware
13 87 (0.55%) ServiceNow
14 72 (0.46%) New Relic
15 71 (0.45%) IBM
16 53 (0.34%) SaltStack
17 52 (0.33%) Apple
18 47 (0.30%) HP
18 47 (0.30%) WooCommerce
19 45 (0.29%) PagerDuty