Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 +5
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 1,556 1,979 2,122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.21% 19.85% 17.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.03% 37.60% 40.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1,388 1,896 1,970
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £53,750 £52,500
England median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +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 the West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 4,091 5,263 5,196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 45.26% 52.78% 43.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3,464 4,582 4,372
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £23,263
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing JavaScript as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for JavaScript in the West Midlands

JavaScript
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for JavaScript in the West Midlands

JavaScript
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing JavaScript in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for JavaScript in the West Midlands

JavaScript
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing JavaScript within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 August 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
Birmingham -3 562 £43,500 +8.75% 105
Coventry +5 251 £47,500 +21.79% 17
Warwickshire -1 195 £37,500 +10.29% 38
Staffordshire +1 184 £37,500 +4.90% 53
Solihull +3 99 £45,000 +25.00% 13
Worcestershire -4 90 £39,000 +11.43% 33
Shropshire -6 36 £32,500 -7.14% 13
Sutton Coldfield +8 33 £40,000 +29.03% 8
Wolverhampton -17 15 £32,000 -1.54% 5
Walsall +4 12 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Herefordshire -9 9 £67,500 +80.00% 2
Stourbridge - 1 £32,500 -
Kingswinford - 1 £37,500 -
Smethwick - 1 £34,000 -
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 1,005 (64.59%) HTML
2 947 (60.86%) CSS
3 770 (49.49%) C#
4 706 (45.37%) .NET
5 642 (41.26%) Agile Software Development
6 550 (35.35%) AngularJS
7 533 (34.25%) SQL
8 503 (32.33%) MVC
9 430 (27.63%) ASP.NET
10 411 (26.41%) SQL Server
11 385 (24.74%) Web Development
12 343 (22.04%) Java
13 326 (20.95%) jQuery
14 314 (20.18%) PHP
15 309 (19.86%) HTML5
16 294 (18.89%) TDD
17 266 (17.10%) Git (software)
18 259 (16.65%) ASP.NET MVC
19 257 (16.52%) Microsoft
20 252 (16.20%) React
21 229 (14.72%) Front End Development
22 220 (14.14%) Scrum
23 212 (13.62%) ASP.NET Web API
24 207 (13.30%) MySQL
25 204 (13.11%) CSS3
26 191 (12.28%) Node.js
27 190 (12.21%) KnockoutJS
28 179 (11.50%) Degree
29 172 (11.05%) Linux
30 167 (10.73%) Finance

JavaScript
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 89 (5.72%) CMS
2 81 (5.21%) Apache
3 58 (3.73%) WordPress
4 53 (3.41%) SharePoint
5 29 (1.86%) Umbraco
6 28 (1.80%) Elasticsearch
6 28 (1.80%) Tomcat
7 19 (1.22%) IIS
8 15 (0.96%) JBoss
9 14 (0.90%) Confluence
9 14 (0.90%) nginx
10 12 (0.77%) Drupal
11 10 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (0.58%) Joomla!
13 8 (0.51%) NServiceBus
14 7 (0.45%) Apache Solr
15 5 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 3 (0.19%) Moodle
17 2 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
18 1 (0.064%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 30 (1.93%) Photoshop
2 11 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (0.32%) Maya
5 4 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.19%) Fireworks
6 3 (0.19%) Moqups
7 2 (0.13%) Blender
7 2 (0.13%) InVision
7 2 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.13%) Mingle
7 2 (0.13%) UXPin
8 1 (0.064%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.064%) GIMP
8 1 (0.064%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 60 (3.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 23 (1.48%) Magento
2 23 (1.48%) NetSuite
3 8 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.51%) SAP Business One
4 7 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.45%) Shopify
5 6 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (0.39%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.064%) OpenText MBPM
7 1 (0.064%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.064%) SAP MII
7 1 (0.064%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 163 (10.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 78 (5.01%) SaaS
3 70 (4.50%) Amazon AWS
4 47 (3.02%) PaaS
5 40 (2.57%) GitHub
6 35 (2.25%) Dynamics 365
6 35 (2.25%) Office 365
7 32 (2.06%) IaaS
8 16 (1.03%) Google Analytics
9 14 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
10 13 (0.84%) npm
11 11 (0.71%) Serverless
12 9 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
13 8 (0.51%) Amazon S3
14 7 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
15 6 (0.39%) Google Tag Manager
15 6 (0.39%) Heroku
16 5 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 5 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
16 5 (0.32%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.74%) Internet
2 18 (1.16%) HTTP
3 11 (0.71%) Skype
4 10 (0.64%) SMS
5 9 (0.58%) SSL
6 8 (0.51%) Intranet
6 8 (0.51%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.39%) DNS
7 6 (0.39%) SNMP
8 5 (0.32%) Broadband
8 5 (0.32%) RS-485
9 3 (0.19%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.13%) DHCP
10 2 (0.13%) Extranet
11 1 (0.064%) AMQP
11 1 (0.064%) Bluetooth
11 1 (0.064%) FTP
11 1 (0.064%) Hyperconnected
11 1 (0.064%) Modbus
11 1 (0.064%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 411 (26.41%) SQL Server
2 207 (13.30%) MySQL
3 161 (10.35%) NoSQL
4 111 (7.13%) Relational Database
5 76 (4.88%) MongoDB
6 62 (3.98%) PostgreSQL
7 38 (2.44%) Big Data
8 34 (2.19%) SQL Server 2016
9 27 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
10 25 (1.61%) Hazelcast
10 25 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
10 25 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 24 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 20 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
13 16 (1.03%) Azure SQL Database
13 16 (1.03%) Cosmos DB
13 16 (1.03%) RavenDB
14 14 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
15 12 (0.77%) Power BI
16 11 (0.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 266 (17.10%) Git (software)
2 114 (7.33%) Visual Studio
3 75 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 65 (4.18%) Jenkins
5 57 (3.66%) Maven
6 51 (3.28%) JIRA
7 49 (3.15%) JUnit
8 46 (2.96%) Subversion
9 41 (2.63%) webpack
10 39 (2.51%) Jasmine
11 32 (2.06%) Karma Test Runner
12 30 (1.93%) Visual Studio Team System
13 28 (1.80%) Selenium
14 27 (1.74%) Grunt
15 25 (1.61%) PhantomJS
16 23 (1.48%) JBehave
16 23 (1.48%) TeamCity
17 22 (1.41%) Cucumber
18 21 (1.35%) gulp
19 19 (1.22%) Bitbucket
General
1 167 (10.73%) Finance
2 94 (6.04%) Retail
3 76 (4.88%) Advertising
4 67 (4.31%) Marketing
5 43 (2.76%) Legal
6 40 (2.57%) Automotive
7 27 (1.74%) Games
8 22 (1.41%) Manufacturing
9 18 (1.16%) Banking
10 12 (0.77%) Law
11 11 (0.71%) Back Office
11 11 (0.71%) Multimedia
12 8 (0.51%) Telecoms
13 7 (0.45%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.39%) Electronics
15 5 (0.32%) Publishing
16 3 (0.19%) German Language
17 1 (0.064%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,312 (84.32%) Developer
2 363 (23.33%) .NET Developer
3 346 (22.24%) C# Developer
4 204 (13.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 202 (12.98%) Senior Developer
6 193 (12.40%) JavaScript Developer
7 189 (12.15%) Software Developer
8 171 (10.99%) Java Developer
9 165 (10.60%) Web Developer
10 161 (10.35%) PHP Developer
11 160 (10.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 143 (9.19%) ASP.NET Developer
13 133 (8.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 113 (7.26%) Full Stack Developer
15 88 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
16 83 (5.33%) C# Software Developer
17 77 (4.95%) Junior
18 76 (4.88%) Junior Developer
19 65 (4.18%) Angular Developer
19 65 (4.18%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,005 (64.59%) HTML
2 947 (60.86%) CSS
3 706 (45.37%) .NET
4 550 (35.35%) AngularJS
5 430 (27.63%) ASP.NET
6 326 (20.95%) jQuery
7 309 (19.86%) HTML5
8 259 (16.65%) ASP.NET MVC
9 252 (16.20%) React
10 212 (13.62%) ASP.NET Web API
11 204 (13.11%) CSS3
12 191 (12.28%) Node.js
13 190 (12.21%) KnockoutJS
14 160 (10.28%) Web Services
15 154 (9.90%) Spring
16 153 (9.83%) RESTful
17 151 (9.70%) .NET Framework
18 136 (8.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 126 (8.10%) JSON
20 124 (7.97%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 105 (6.75%) User Experience
2 96 (6.17%) Computer Science
3 94 (6.04%) Greenfield Project
4 74 (4.76%) Mobile App
5 53 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
6 51 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
7 46 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
8 20 (1.29%) Smart Meter
9 19 (1.22%) Graphic Design
10 18 (1.16%) Social Media
11 17 (1.09%) Music Streaming
12 15 (0.96%) Fintech
13 14 (0.90%) Client/Server
14 13 (0.84%) Data Structures
15 12 (0.77%) Algorithms
15 12 (0.77%) Management Information System
16 9 (0.58%) Driving Licence
17 8 (0.51%) 3D Graphics
17 8 (0.51%) FMCG
17 8 (0.51%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 172 (11.05%) Linux
2 79 (5.08%) Windows
3 47 (3.02%) Unix
4 30 (1.93%) Android
5 14 (0.90%) Apple iOS
6 13 (0.84%) Mac OS X
7 6 (0.39%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.13%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.13%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.13%) VMS
10 1 (0.064%) CentOS
10 1 (0.064%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 642 (41.26%) Agile Software Development
2 503 (32.33%) MVC
3 385 (24.74%) Web Development
4 294 (18.89%) TDD
5 229 (14.72%) Front End Development
6 220 (14.14%) Scrum
7 164 (10.54%) Software Engineering
8 158 (10.15%) OO
9 146 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
10 143 (9.19%) BDD
11 135 (8.68%) CRM
12 133 (8.55%) Mentoring
13 128 (8.23%) Continuous Integration
14 125 (8.03%) SDLC
15 123 (7.90%) Microservices
16 106 (6.81%) E-Commerce
17 90 (5.78%) Unit Testing
18 85 (5.46%) Analytics
18 85 (5.46%) Responsive Web Design
18 85 (5.46%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 770 (49.49%) C#
2 533 (34.25%) SQL
3 343 (22.04%) Java
4 314 (20.18%) PHP
5 92 (5.91%) T-SQL
6 87 (5.59%) VB.NET
7 66 (4.24%) Python
8 61 (3.92%) Java 8
9 60 (3.86%) TypeScript
10 54 (3.47%) C++
11 38 (2.44%) Ruby
12 32 (2.06%) Scala
13 26 (1.67%) PowerShell
14 25 (1.61%) ES6
14 25 (1.61%) VB
15 24 (1.54%) Shell Script
16 23 (1.48%) Groovy
17 20 (1.29%) Perl
18 12 (0.77%) C
18 12 (0.77%) XPath
Qualifications
1 179 (11.50%) Degree
2 75 (4.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (1.61%) Master's Degree
5 23 (1.48%) Security Cleared
6 20 (1.29%) PhD
7 14 (0.90%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.32%) Sun Certification
9 4 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.19%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.19%) ISEB
10 3 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.13%) HND
11 2 (0.13%) PMP
12 1 (0.064%) APMP
12 1 (0.064%) MCSD
12 1 (0.064%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.12%) QA
2 13 (0.84%) ISO 9001
3 12 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.71%) SLA
5 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.064%) GDPR
6 1 (0.064%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.064%) WCAG
System Software
1 86 (5.53%) Docker
2 13 (0.84%) Active Directory
2 13 (0.84%) Varnish
3 7 (0.45%) Hyper-V
3 7 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.13%) Samba
4 2 (0.13%) Squid
5 1 (0.064%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 29 (1.86%) Puppet
2 27 (1.74%) Marathon
3 15 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (0.71%) Ansible
5 8 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
6 7 (0.45%) SCCM
6 7 (0.45%) vCenter Server
7 4 (0.26%) Kubernetes
7 4 (0.26%) Plesk
8 3 (0.19%) cPanel
8 3 (0.19%) Terraform
9 2 (0.13%) Matomo
10 1 (0.064%) Hadoop YARN
10 1 (0.064%) Packer
10 1 (0.064%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.064%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 257 (16.52%) Microsoft
2 74 (4.76%) Xamarin
3 64 (4.11%) Oracle
4 52 (3.34%) Google
5 30 (1.93%) Adobe
6 22 (1.41%) Zend
7 21 (1.35%) Remedy
8 18 (1.16%) SAP
9 17 (1.09%) Twitter
10 16 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
11 12 (0.77%) hybris
12 10 (0.64%) Atlassian
12 10 (0.64%) Infor
12 10 (0.64%) Sage
13 9 (0.58%) Apple
13 9 (0.58%) Epicor
13 9 (0.58%) Facebook
13 9 (0.58%) LexisNexis
13 9 (0.58%) MuleSoft
14 8 (0.51%) Tableau