Period
to 25 September 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 25 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK > Wales
6 months to
25 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 4 8
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4 -1
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 119 347 315
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 15.70% 18.19% 15.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.68% 34.87% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 126 323 257
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £25,950
90th Percentile £54,375 £57,400 £53,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +8.33%

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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 446 995 1,071
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 58.84% 52.15% 54.23%
Number of salaries quoted 387 877 891
Median annual salary £44,379 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.95% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £61,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing JavaScript as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in Wales

JavaScript
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing JavaScript in Wales.

Salary trend for JavaScript in Wales

JavaScript
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing JavaScript in Wales over the 6 months to 25 September 2020.

Salary histogram for JavaScript in Wales

JavaScript
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the Wales region over the 6 months to 25 September 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
South Wales -3 103 £45,000 +12.50% 32
West Wales -8 8 £49,500 +1.54% 6
North Wales +6 4 £30,000 -33.33% 7
Mid Wales -2 3 £55,000 +98.20%
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 68 (57.14%) HTML
2 64 (53.78%) CSS
3 42 (35.29%) C#
4 39 (32.77%) .NET
5 35 (29.41%) SQL
5 35 (29.41%) React
6 33 (27.73%) AngularJS
7 27 (22.69%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (21.85%) Front End Development
9 22 (18.49%) MVC
10 21 (17.65%) jQuery
10 21 (17.65%) Azure
11 19 (15.97%) Git (software)
12 18 (15.13%) Node.js
12 18 (15.13%) DevOps
12 18 (15.13%) Software Engineering
12 18 (15.13%) Scrum
13 17 (14.29%) PHP
13 17 (14.29%) User Experience
14 16 (13.45%) BDD
14 16 (13.45%) Java
14 16 (13.45%) TDD
15 15 (12.61%) HTML5
15 15 (12.61%) TypeScript
16 14 (11.76%) Mentoring
17 13 (10.92%) REST
18 12 (10.08%) CSS3
18 12 (10.08%) NoSQL
18 12 (10.08%) Test Automation
18 12 (10.08%) SOLID

JavaScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 3 (2.52%) Confluence
2 2 (1.68%) Apache
2 2 (1.68%) WordPress
3 1 (0.84%) Drupal
3 1 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Figma
2 1 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.84%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 21 (17.65%) Azure
2 11 (9.24%) AWS
3 6 (5.04%) npm
4 4 (3.36%) SaaS
5 1 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.84%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.84%) GitHub
5 1 (0.84%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.08%) NoSQL
1 12 (10.08%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.04%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.36%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.52%) MySQL
4 3 (2.52%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (2.52%) SQL Server 2019
5 2 (1.68%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (15.97%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.88%) webpack
3 6 (5.04%) JUnit
4 5 (4.20%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.20%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (3.36%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.36%) gulp
5 4 (3.36%) Jasmine
6 3 (2.52%) Grunt
6 3 (2.52%) JIRA
6 3 (2.52%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (2.52%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (2.52%) Selenium
6 3 (2.52%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.68%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.68%) ESLint
7 2 (1.68%) Maven
7 2 (1.68%) Subversion
7 2 (1.68%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.68%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (9.24%) Finance
2 4 (3.36%) Retail
3 2 (1.68%) Advertising
3 2 (1.68%) Back Office
4 1 (0.84%) Banking
4 1 (0.84%) Games
4 1 (0.84%) Local Government
4 1 (0.84%) Public Sector
4 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.84%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 90 (75.63%) Developer
2 28 (23.53%) .NET Developer
3 21 (17.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 14 (11.76%) Full Stack Developer
5 12 (10.08%) Software Developer
6 11 (9.24%) JavaScript Developer
7 9 (7.56%) PHP Developer
7 9 (7.56%) Senior Developer
8 8 (6.72%) Java Developer
8 8 (6.72%) Junior
8 8 (6.72%) Software Engineer
9 7 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 6 (5.04%) .NET Software Developer
11 5 (4.20%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (4.20%) Senior .NET Developer
11 5 (4.20%) Senior Software Developer
12 4 (3.36%) Consultant
12 4 (3.36%) Junior Consultant
12 4 (3.36%) Junior Developer
12 4 (3.36%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (57.14%) HTML
2 64 (53.78%) CSS
3 39 (32.77%) .NET
4 35 (29.41%) React
5 33 (27.73%) AngularJS
6 21 (17.65%) jQuery
7 18 (15.13%) Node.js
8 15 (12.61%) HTML5
9 13 (10.92%) REST
10 12 (10.08%) CSS3
11 11 (9.24%) ASP.NET
12 9 (7.56%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (7.56%) Laravel
13 8 (6.72%) Redux
13 8 (6.72%) Sass
13 8 (6.72%) SOAP
13 8 (6.72%) WCF
14 7 (5.88%) .NET Framework
15 6 (5.04%) Spring
15 6 (5.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.29%) User Experience
2 10 (8.40%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (3.36%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.52%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.68%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.84%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.36%) Android
1 4 (3.36%) Linux
2 3 (2.52%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.52%) Windows
3 1 (0.84%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.69%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (21.85%) Front End Development
3 22 (18.49%) MVC
4 18 (15.13%) DevOps
4 18 (15.13%) Scrum
4 18 (15.13%) Software Engineering
5 16 (13.45%) BDD
5 16 (13.45%) TDD
6 14 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 12 (10.08%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (10.08%) SOLID
7 12 (10.08%) Test Automation
7 12 (10.08%) Web Development
8 10 (8.40%) OO
8 10 (8.40%) OOP
9 8 (6.72%) Fintech
10 7 (5.88%) A/B Testing
11 6 (5.04%) API Development
11 6 (5.04%) SDLC
12 5 (4.20%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 42 (35.29%) C#
2 35 (29.41%) SQL
3 17 (14.29%) PHP
4 16 (13.45%) Java
5 15 (12.61%) TypeScript
6 10 (8.40%) Python
7 6 (5.04%) Go
8 5 (4.20%) ES6
8 5 (4.20%) Java 8
9 3 (2.52%) C
9 3 (2.52%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.84%) C++
10 1 (0.84%) ES7
10 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (10.08%) Degree
2 1 (0.84%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.84%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.68%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (5.88%) Kubernetes
2 5 (4.20%) Terraform
3 3 (2.52%) Ansible
4 1 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (6.72%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.52%) RedGate
3 2 (1.68%) Adobe
3 2 (1.68%) Zend
4 1 (0.84%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.84%) Guidewire
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle
4 1 (0.84%) Sage
4 1 (0.84%) SAP
4 1 (0.84%) Xamarin