Period
to 20 September 2020

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 20 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 6 12 6
Rank change year-on-year +6 -6 -2
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 480 900 1,476
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.68% 11.92% 16.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.47% 26.42% 37.96%
Number of salaries quoted 472 902 1,498
Median annual salary £46,125 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.53% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £30,500 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £64,500 £57,500 £61,400
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

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 1,316 3,407 3,888
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 51.21% 45.11% 44.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,085 2,844 3,311
Median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,100 £27,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +3.09%

JavaScript
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing JavaScript as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing JavaScript in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for JavaScript in the West Midlands

JavaScript
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing JavaScript in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 September 2020.

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 20 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
Birmingham +8 226 £50,000 +17.65% 70
Warwickshire -1 71 £42,500 -5.56% 18
Coventry +21 43 £47,500 - 10
Staffordshire -4 43 £42,500 +6.25% 36
Worcestershire +3 26 £50,000 +25.00% 13
Solihull -9 16 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Shropshire -5 15 £35,000 +5.26% 5
Wednesbury - 9 £35,000 -
Walsall +5 5 £55,000 +37.50% 2
Wolverhampton +3 3 - - 3
Sutton Coldfield -3 3 £40,000 +6.67%
Herefordshire +13 1 £57,500 +64.29% 2
Halesowen +3 1 £43,500 +6.10% 1
West Bromwich - 1 £31,500 -
Dudley - 1 £35,000 - 4
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 240 (50.00%) CSS
2 230 (47.92%) HTML
3 219 (45.63%) Agile Software Development
4 185 (38.54%) C#
5 178 (37.08%) .NET
6 135 (28.13%) SQL
6 135 (28.13%) AngularJS
7 130 (27.08%) React
8 124 (25.83%) Node.js
8 124 (25.83%) MVC
9 110 (22.92%) Azure
10 104 (21.67%) Git (software)
11 99 (20.63%) REST
12 98 (20.42%) jQuery
13 95 (19.79%) DevOps
14 94 (19.58%) SQL Server
15 91 (18.96%) Python
16 87 (18.13%) Microsoft
17 83 (17.29%) Web Development
17 83 (17.29%) Front End Development
18 80 (16.67%) AWS
19 79 (16.46%) TDD
20 72 (15.00%) ASP.NET
21 69 (14.38%) TypeScript
22 68 (14.17%) Fintech
23 67 (13.96%) Vue.js
23 67 (13.96%) PHP
23 67 (13.96%) .NET Framework
24 66 (13.75%) Microservices
25 60 (12.50%) MongoDB

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 25 (5.21%) IIS
2 14 (2.92%) CMS
3 11 (2.29%) Confluence
3 11 (2.29%) WordPress
4 9 (1.88%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (1.67%) JBoss
6 7 (1.46%) GlassFish
6 7 (1.46%) WebSphere
7 6 (1.25%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.04%) Umbraco
9 4 (0.83%) SAS
10 3 (0.63%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.42%) Anypoint
11 2 (0.42%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.42%) Drupal
11 2 (0.42%) Kentico
11 2 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.42%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.21%) Appian
Applications
1 10 (2.08%) Sketch
2 8 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.04%) InVision
4 4 (0.83%) Figma
5 3 (0.63%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 20 (4.17%) Magento
2 14 (2.92%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (2.50%) Shopify
4 7 (1.46%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
5 6 (1.25%) Payment Gateway
6 5 (1.04%) OpenCart
7 2 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.42%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.42%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 110 (22.92%) Azure
2 80 (16.67%) AWS
3 35 (7.29%) SaaS
4 23 (4.79%) Serverless
5 22 (4.58%) Power Platform
6 21 (4.38%) AWS Lambda
6 21 (4.38%) npm
7 19 (3.96%) GCP
8 12 (2.50%) GitHub
9 11 (2.29%) Dynamics 365
9 11 (2.29%) IBM Cloud
9 11 (2.29%) PowerApps
10 10 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
11 7 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
12 6 (1.25%) Heroku
13 4 (0.83%) Office 365
13 4 (0.83%) Power Automate
14 3 (0.63%) PaaS
14 3 (0.63%) Yarn
15 2 (0.42%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.92%) Internet
2 2 (0.42%) HTTP
2 2 (0.42%) Skype
2 2 (0.42%) SMTP
2 2 (0.42%) SNMP
3 1 (0.21%) Broadband
3 1 (0.21%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.21%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.21%) DNS
3 1 (0.21%) FTP
3 1 (0.21%) LAN
3 1 (0.21%) Network Security
3 1 (0.21%) SSH
3 1 (0.21%) SSL
3 1 (0.21%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (19.58%) SQL Server
2 60 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 40 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 38 (7.92%) MySQL
5 15 (3.13%) Relational Database
6 13 (2.71%) Redis
7 11 (2.29%) Big Data
8 8 (1.67%) InterSystems Cache
9 7 (1.46%) Cosmos DB
9 7 (1.46%) GIS
9 7 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.46%) Power BI
9 7 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
11 5 (1.04%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (0.83%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.83%) Impala
12 4 (0.83%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.83%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 104 (21.67%) Git (software)
2 27 (5.63%) JIRA
3 26 (5.42%) Selenium
4 23 (4.79%) Jenkins
4 23 (4.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 22 (4.58%) Visual Studio
6 18 (3.75%) webpack
7 16 (3.33%) Cypress.io
8 15 (3.13%) Bitbucket
9 14 (2.92%) NUnit
10 13 (2.71%) Subversion
11 12 (2.50%) gulp
11 12 (2.50%) JUnit
11 12 (2.50%) SpecFlow
12 11 (2.29%) Mockito
12 11 (2.29%) TeamCity
13 10 (2.08%) GitLab
13 10 (2.08%) Postman
14 8 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 8 (1.67%) jspm
General
1 24 (5.00%) Finance
2 20 (4.17%) Marketing
3 11 (2.29%) Retail
4 10 (2.08%) Law
4 10 (2.08%) Public Sector
5 7 (1.46%) Aerospace
5 7 (1.46%) Digital Economy
5 7 (1.46%) Games
6 3 (0.63%) Automotive
6 3 (0.63%) Legal
6 3 (0.63%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.42%) Banking
7 2 (0.42%) Publishing
7 2 (0.42%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.21%) Billing
Job Titles
1 337 (70.21%) Developer
2 64 (13.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 60 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
4 59 (12.29%) Senior Developer
5 58 (12.08%) .NET Developer
6 49 (10.21%) Software Developer
7 37 (7.71%) Web Developer
8 35 (7.29%) C# Developer
9 32 (6.67%) PHP Developer
10 25 (5.21%) Java Developer
10 25 (5.21%) JavaScript Developer
11 20 (4.17%) Lead Developer
11 20 (4.17%) React Developer
11 20 (4.17%) Software Engineer
12 18 (3.75%) C# Software Developer
13 17 (3.54%) .NET Software Developer
14 15 (3.13%) Backend Developer
14 15 (3.13%) Python Developer
15 14 (2.92%) SC Cleared Java Developer
16 13 (2.71%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (50.00%) CSS
2 230 (47.92%) HTML
3 178 (37.08%) .NET
4 135 (28.13%) AngularJS
5 130 (27.08%) React
6 124 (25.83%) Node.js
7 99 (20.63%) REST
8 98 (20.42%) jQuery
9 72 (15.00%) ASP.NET
10 67 (13.96%) .NET Framework
10 67 (13.96%) Vue.js
11 53 (11.04%) HTML5
12 52 (10.83%) ASP.NET MVC
13 47 (9.79%) Sass
14 41 (8.54%) ASP.NET Web API
14 41 (8.54%) CSS3
14 41 (8.54%) RESTful
15 40 (8.33%) .NET Core
16 39 (8.13%) Jest
17 35 (7.29%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 53 (11.04%) User Experience
2 35 (7.29%) Mobile App
3 29 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
5 13 (2.71%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (1.04%) W3C
7 4 (0.83%) Blog
7 4 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.83%) Life Science
7 4 (0.83%) Replication
7 4 (0.83%) Social Media
8 3 (0.63%) AS400
8 3 (0.63%) Data Structures
8 3 (0.63%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.42%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.42%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.42%) Cybercrime
9 2 (0.42%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.42%) PlayStation
9 2 (0.42%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 28 (5.83%) Linux
2 23 (4.79%) Windows
3 12 (2.50%) Unix
4 11 (2.29%) Android
5 9 (1.88%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.42%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.42%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.21%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (45.63%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (25.83%) MVC
3 95 (19.79%) DevOps
4 83 (17.29%) Front End Development
4 83 (17.29%) Web Development
5 79 (16.46%) TDD
6 68 (14.17%) Fintech
7 66 (13.75%) Microservices
8 55 (11.46%) Software Engineering
9 54 (11.25%) Test Automation
10 48 (10.00%) Scrum
11 45 (9.38%) Mentoring
12 35 (7.29%) Unit Testing
13 30 (6.25%) BDD
13 30 (6.25%) OO
14 29 (6.04%) Kanban
15 28 (5.83%) Collaborative Working
16 26 (5.42%) Continuous Integration
16 26 (5.42%) E-Commerce
16 26 (5.42%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 185 (38.54%) C#
2 135 (28.13%) SQL
3 91 (18.96%) Python
4 69 (14.38%) TypeScript
5 67 (13.96%) PHP
6 52 (10.83%) Java
7 51 (10.63%) ES6
8 30 (6.25%) T-SQL
9 23 (4.79%) PowerShell
10 15 (3.13%) C++
11 14 (2.92%) Java 8
12 9 (1.88%) Ruby
13 8 (1.67%) VB.NET
14 7 (1.46%) Perl
15 6 (1.25%) Kotlin
16 5 (1.04%) Go
16 5 (1.04%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.83%) HiveQL
17 4 (0.83%) PL/SQL
18 2 (0.42%) Dart
Qualifications
1 34 (7.08%) Degree
2 25 (5.21%) Security Cleared
3 23 (4.79%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.63%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.42%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.21%) CCNA
7 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.79%) QA
2 6 (1.25%) GDPR
3 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (7.29%) Docker
2 8 (1.67%) Squid
3 4 (0.83%) HDFS
4 1 (0.21%) Varnish
4 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (4.79%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.25%) Terraform
4 3 (0.63%) MIIS
4 3 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.21%) Ansible
5 1 (0.21%) Grafana
5 1 (0.21%) Kibana
Vendors
1 87 (18.13%) Microsoft
2 20 (4.17%) IBM
3 9 (1.88%) Oracle
4 7 (1.46%) Adobe
4 7 (1.46%) Google
5 6 (1.25%) ServiceNow
5 6 (1.25%) Xamarin
6 5 (1.04%) HubSpot
7 4 (0.83%) Cloudera
7 4 (0.83%) Informatica
7 4 (0.83%) Talend
7 4 (0.83%) Telerik
8 3 (0.63%) Apple
8 3 (0.63%) MuleSoft
8 3 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.42%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.42%) DevExpress
9 2 (0.42%) ESRI
9 2 (0.42%) Sitecore
9 2 (0.42%) VMware