Period
to 22 October 2018

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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 6 6
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +2
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 328 329 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 16.25% 16.85% 18.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.04% 36.92% 35.42%
Number of salaries quoted 269 311 454
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,500 £22,000 £22,575
90th Percentile £55,250 £52,500 £49,525
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,092 891 1,344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 54.11% 45.65% 51.45%
Number of salaries quoted 916 825 1,208
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,100 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £51,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in Wales

JavaScript
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing JavaScript in Wales.

Salary trend for JavaScript in Wales

JavaScript
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in Wales over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

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 22 October 2018. 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 0 265 £40,000 +9.59% 59
West Wales -12 27 £31,800 -15.20% 10
Mid Wales - 22 £36,000 - 2
North Wales +1 14 £32,500 -7.14% 11
JavaScript
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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.

1 193 (58.84%) HTML
2 165 (50.30%) CSS
3 140 (42.68%) Agile Software Development
4 137 (41.77%) .NET
5 134 (40.85%) C#
6 95 (28.96%) AngularJS
7 92 (28.05%) SQL
8 87 (26.52%) MVC
9 77 (23.48%) SQL Server
10 74 (22.56%) jQuery
11 71 (21.65%) Git (software)
12 69 (21.04%) Java
13 66 (20.12%) React
14 65 (19.82%) HTML5
15 64 (19.51%) ASP.NET
16 61 (18.60%) Scrum
17 55 (16.77%) JSON
17 55 (16.77%) Microsoft Azure
18 52 (15.85%) XML
19 51 (15.55%) User Experience
20 50 (15.24%) Degree
21 49 (14.94%) Microsoft
21 49 (14.94%) Mentoring
22 48 (14.63%) Test Automation
23 46 (14.02%) TDD
23 46 (14.02%) Front End Development
24 45 (13.72%) CSS3
25 44 (13.41%) PHP
26 43 (13.11%) QA
26 43 (13.11%) Web Development

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 18 (5.49%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (4.88%) CMS
3 13 (3.96%) nginx
4 12 (3.66%) SharePoint
5 8 (2.44%) WordPress
6 7 (2.13%) Confluence
7 5 (1.52%) SAS
8 4 (1.22%) Drupal
8 4 (1.22%) IIS
8 4 (1.22%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.91%) Apache
9 3 (0.91%) Liferay
9 3 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (0.91%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.61%) JBoss
10 2 (0.61%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.30%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.30%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 4 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (1.22%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.30%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.30%) InVision
Business Applications
1 7 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.61%) Magento
2 2 (0.61%) Shopify
3 1 (0.30%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 55 (16.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (10.98%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (3.35%) Office 365
4 9 (2.74%) GitHub
4 9 (2.74%) Serverless
5 8 (2.44%) SaaS
6 7 (2.13%) npm
7 6 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (1.83%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (1.22%) IaaS
8 4 (1.22%) PaaS
9 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.30%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.05%) HTTP
2 9 (2.74%) HTTPS
3 4 (1.22%) DVB
3 4 (1.22%) LAN
3 4 (1.22%) WAN
4 2 (0.61%) Broadband
4 2 (0.61%) SMS
5 1 (0.30%) Firewall
5 1 (0.30%) FTP
5 1 (0.30%) Internet
5 1 (0.30%) SMTP
5 1 (0.30%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (23.48%) SQL Server
2 35 (10.67%) MySQL
3 31 (9.45%) MongoDB
4 24 (7.32%) Relational Database
5 14 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
6 13 (3.96%) NoSQL
7 8 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.83%) Big Data
8 6 (1.83%) GIS
9 5 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.52%) DB2
9 5 (1.52%) Power BI
9 5 (1.52%) PowerPivot
9 5 (1.52%) SAS EBI
9 5 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.61%) Cosmos DB
10 2 (0.61%) HPCC
11 1 (0.30%) HBase
Development Applications
1 71 (21.65%) Git (software)
2 24 (7.32%) Selenium
3 23 (7.01%) JIRA
4 21 (6.40%) Visual Studio
5 18 (5.49%) Cucumber
6 16 (4.88%) Jenkins
6 16 (4.88%) TeamCity
7 14 (4.27%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (3.66%) Subversion
8 12 (3.66%) webpack
9 8 (2.44%) Jasmine
10 7 (2.13%) gulp
10 7 (2.13%) JUnit
11 6 (1.83%) Babel
11 6 (1.83%) Maven
11 6 (1.83%) Mockito
12 5 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (1.52%) Bitbucket
12 5 (1.52%) Xcode
13 4 (1.22%) Eclipse
General
1 31 (9.45%) Finance
2 14 (4.27%) Games
3 10 (3.05%) Law
3 10 (3.05%) Marketing
4 9 (2.74%) Retail
5 8 (2.44%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.22%) Banking
8 3 (0.91%) Advertising
8 3 (0.91%) Financial Institution
8 3 (0.91%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.61%) Automotive
9 2 (0.61%) Back Office
9 2 (0.61%) Interactive Media
9 2 (0.61%) Legal
10 1 (0.30%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.30%) Publishing
10 1 (0.30%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 242 (73.78%) Developer
2 61 (18.60%) .NET Developer
3 47 (14.33%) C# Developer
3 47 (14.33%) Software Developer
4 42 (12.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 35 (10.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 31 (9.45%) Analyst
7 30 (9.15%) Senior Developer
8 26 (7.93%) Full Stack Developer
9 24 (7.32%) Java Developer
10 22 (6.71%) Web Developer
11 20 (6.10%) Software Engineer
12 19 (5.79%) IT Analyst
12 19 (5.79%) PHP Developer
13 17 (5.18%) JavaScript Developer
14 16 (4.88%) Junior
15 14 (4.27%) Lead Developer
16 12 (3.66%) SQL Developer
17 11 (3.35%) Senior Software Engineer
17 11 (3.35%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (58.84%) HTML
2 165 (50.30%) CSS
3 137 (41.77%) .NET
4 95 (28.96%) AngularJS
5 74 (22.56%) jQuery
6 66 (20.12%) React
7 65 (19.82%) HTML5
8 64 (19.51%) ASP.NET
9 55 (16.77%) JSON
10 52 (15.85%) XML
11 45 (13.72%) CSS3
12 40 (12.20%) Node.js
13 34 (10.37%) Sass
14 30 (9.15%) RESTful
15 29 (8.84%) KnockoutJS
15 29 (8.84%) Web Services
16 27 (8.23%) REST
17 25 (7.62%) .NET Framework
18 22 (6.71%) Spring
19 20 (6.10%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 51 (15.55%) User Experience
2 26 (7.93%) Mobile App
3 20 (6.10%) Fintech
3 20 (6.10%) Management Information System
3 20 (6.10%) Self-Motivation
4 19 (5.79%) Greenfield Project
5 18 (5.49%) Computer Science
6 12 (3.66%) e-Learning
7 8 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.44%) Digital Media
7 8 (2.44%) Driving Licence
7 8 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.22%) MPEG
8 4 (1.22%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.91%) 3D Graphics
9 3 (0.91%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.91%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.61%) Cloud Native
10 2 (0.61%) TM Forum
10 2 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 39 (11.89%) Linux
2 30 (9.15%) Windows
3 19 (5.79%) Android
4 13 (3.96%) Apple iOS
5 10 (3.05%) Unix
6 4 (1.22%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.30%) CentOS
7 1 (0.30%) Debian
7 1 (0.30%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (42.68%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (26.52%) MVC
3 61 (18.60%) Scrum
4 49 (14.94%) Mentoring
5 48 (14.63%) Test Automation
6 46 (14.02%) Front End Development
6 46 (14.02%) TDD
7 43 (13.11%) Web Development
8 41 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 39 (11.89%) Problem-Solving
10 32 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (9.15%) OO
11 30 (9.15%) Unit Testing
12 27 (8.23%) ITIL
13 25 (7.62%) Release Management
14 22 (6.71%) DevOps
15 20 (6.10%) Business Process Improvement
15 20 (6.10%) Microservices
15 20 (6.10%) Process Improvement
16 17 (5.18%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 134 (40.85%) C#
2 92 (28.05%) SQL
3 69 (21.04%) Java
4 44 (13.41%) PHP
5 27 (8.23%) TypeScript
6 26 (7.93%) Python
7 16 (4.88%) C++
8 15 (4.57%) C
9 14 (4.27%) ES6
10 12 (3.66%) CoffeeScript
10 12 (3.66%) Ruby
11 11 (3.35%) Objective-C
12 7 (2.13%) Embedded C
12 7 (2.13%) Embedded C++
13 6 (1.83%) Go
13 6 (1.83%) PL/SQL
14 5 (1.52%) Apple Swift
14 5 (1.52%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 5 (1.52%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 50 (15.24%) Degree
2 13 (3.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.91%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.61%) AWS Certification
4 2 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.61%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (0.61%) CITP
4 2 (0.61%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.61%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (13.11%) QA
2 4 (1.22%) GDPR
System Software
1 25 (7.62%) Docker
2 13 (3.96%) Varnish
3 1 (0.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.83%) Puppet
2 6 (1.83%) Terraform
3 3 (0.91%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 49 (14.94%) Microsoft
2 26 (7.93%) Oracle
3 12 (3.66%) Google
4 7 (2.13%) SAP
5 5 (1.52%) Xamarin
6 4 (1.22%) ESRI
6 4 (1.22%) OutSystems
6 4 (1.22%) Sitecore
7 3 (0.91%) Sencha
7 3 (0.91%) Zend
8 2 (0.61%) Adobe
8 2 (0.61%) Facebook
8 2 (0.61%) Perforce
8 2 (0.61%) Sybase
8 2 (0.61%) Tableau
9 1 (0.30%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.30%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.30%) Twitter