Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 5 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6 +1
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 1968 2093 1728
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.35% 18.22% 16.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.36% 39.81% 33.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1842 1959 1694
West Midlands median annual salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,250 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £53,750 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 5267 5257 5089
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 51.79% 45.77% 47.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4550 4394 4523
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 -2 657 £42,500 +10.39% 40
Warwickshire 0 402 £35,000 -6.67% 16
Coventry -3 214 £39,000 +4.00% 17
Staffordshire 0 210 £35,000 -6.67% 21
Worcestershire +4 158 £35,000 +7.69% 8
Solihull +3 87 £40,000 +5.26% 11
Shropshire -8 58 £35,000 +7.69% 9
Herefordshire 0 43 £37,500 +25.00% 3
Halesowen -13 30 £32,500 +30.00% 2
Wolverhampton -2 19 £40,000 +39.13% 1
Walsall +5 13 £41,250 +30.95% 1
Dudley +16 9 £31,750 +5.83%
Sutton Coldfield +8 9 £31,000 -4.62% 1
Brierley Hill +3 5 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Wednesbury - 2 £37,500 - 1
Stourbridge -1 1 £26,000 -35.00%
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing JavaScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for JavaScript.

1 1379 (70.07%) HTML
2 1308 (66.46%) CSS
3 856 (43.50%) C#
4 800 (40.65%) .NET
5 797 (40.50%) AngularJS
6 724 (36.79%) MVC
7 689 (35.01%) Agile Software Development
8 650 (33.03%) jQuery
9 641 (32.57%) PHP
10 576 (29.27%) SQL
11 560 (28.46%) ASP.NET
12 504 (25.61%) SQL Server
13 492 (25.00%) Web Development
14 490 (24.90%) MySQL
15 472 (23.98%) HTML5
16 380 (19.31%) Java
17 335 (17.02%) Microsoft
18 327 (16.62%) Git (software)
19 312 (15.85%) ASP.NET MVC
20 302 (15.35%) Front End Development
21 274 (13.92%) Node.js
22 255 (12.96%) CSS3
23 252 (12.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 217 (11.03%) Scrum
25 209 (10.62%) Sass
26 208 (10.57%) Microsoft Azure
27 203 (10.32%) Linux
28 200 (10.16%) React
29 199 (10.11%) TDD
30 198 (10.06%) Marketing

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
1 146 (7.42%) CMS
2 112 (5.69%) WordPress
3 78 (3.96%) Apache
4 70 (3.56%) SharePoint
5 52 (2.64%) JBoss
6 36 (1.83%) Confluence
6 36 (1.83%) Drupal
7 29 (1.47%) nginx
8 24 (1.22%) IIS
9 23 (1.17%) Umbraco
10 22 (1.12%) Tomcat
11 18 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
12 17 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
12 17 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
13 13 (0.66%) Joomla!
13 13 (0.66%) WebSphere
14 7 (0.36%) OpenStack
15 6 (0.30%) Apache Solr
16 5 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 5 (0.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 76 (3.86%) Photoshop
2 58 (2.95%) Adobe Illustrator
3 32 (1.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 31 (1.58%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (0.25%) InDesign
7 4 (0.20%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (0.20%) RoboHelp
7 4 (0.20%) Snagit
8 3 (0.15%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.15%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.10%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.051%) InVision
10 1 (0.051%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.051%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 77 (3.91%) Magento
2 46 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.56%) Shopify
4 10 (0.51%) OpenCart
5 7 (0.36%) WebTrends
6 5 (0.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.10%) Exstream
8 1 (0.051%) osCommerce
8 1 (0.051%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.051%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 208 (10.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 154 (7.83%) Amazon AWS
3 73 (3.71%) GitHub
4 63 (3.20%) SaaS
5 60 (3.05%) npm
6 29 (1.47%) Bluemix
6 29 (1.47%) IBM Cloud
7 25 (1.27%) PaaS
8 21 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
9 20 (1.02%) IaaS
9 20 (1.02%) Office 365
10 19 (0.97%) Google Analytics
11 18 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
12 17 (0.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 14 (0.71%) AdWords
14 10 (0.51%) Amazon S3
14 10 (0.51%) Dynamics 365
15 8 (0.41%) Firebase
16 7 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 7 (0.36%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 54 (2.74%) Internet
2 16 (0.81%) HTTP
3 14 (0.71%) ATM
3 14 (0.71%) DNS
4 13 (0.66%) Skype
5 12 (0.61%) SSH
6 11 (0.56%) Intranet
7 9 (0.46%) DHCP
8 8 (0.41%) LDAP
9 6 (0.30%) AMQP
9 6 (0.30%) CTI
9 6 (0.30%) Ethernet
9 6 (0.30%) RS-485
9 6 (0.30%) SMS
10 5 (0.25%) SMTP
10 5 (0.25%) SNMP
11 4 (0.20%) Profibus
11 4 (0.20%) TCP/IP
12 3 (0.15%) Unified Communications
13 2 (0.10%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 504 (25.61%) SQL Server
2 490 (24.90%) MySQL
3 188 (9.55%) NoSQL
4 94 (4.78%) MongoDB
5 66 (3.35%) Relational Database
6 51 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
7 39 (1.98%) Big Data
8 31 (1.58%) SQL Server 2008
9 25 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 22 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
11 20 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
12 17 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
13 16 (0.81%) CouchDB
14 14 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 13 (0.66%) DB2
15 13 (0.66%) InterSystems Cache
16 12 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
16 12 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
17 11 (0.56%) MariaDB
18 10 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 327 (16.62%) Git (software)
2 146 (7.42%) Visual Studio
3 123 (6.25%) Jenkins
4 92 (4.67%) gulp
5 79 (4.01%) JIRA
6 73 (3.71%) Subversion
7 69 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
8 66 (3.35%) Maven
9 62 (3.15%) JUnit
10 57 (2.90%) Selenium
11 54 (2.74%) webpack
12 42 (2.13%) Grunt
13 36 (1.83%) TeamCity
14 34 (1.73%) Cucumber
15 32 (1.63%) Bitbucket
16 31 (1.58%) GitLab
17 29 (1.47%) Vagrant
18 26 (1.32%) Mocha
19 25 (1.27%) PHPUnit
20 23 (1.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 198 (10.06%) Marketing
2 185 (9.40%) Finance
3 152 (7.72%) Retail
4 86 (4.37%) Automotive
5 82 (4.17%) Advertising
6 74 (3.76%) Electronics
7 72 (3.66%) Telecoms
8 69 (3.51%) Games
9 52 (2.64%) Manufacturing
10 34 (1.73%) Banking
11 24 (1.22%) Music Industry
12 19 (0.97%) Legal
13 17 (0.86%) Back Office
14 15 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
15 13 (0.66%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.25%) Law
17 3 (0.15%) Publishing
18 2 (0.10%) Multimedia
19 1 (0.051%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1728 (87.80%) Developer
2 435 (22.10%) .NET Developer
3 389 (19.77%) JavaScript Developer
4 384 (19.51%) PHP Developer
5 334 (16.97%) C# Developer
6 299 (15.19%) Senior Developer
7 292 (14.84%) Web Developer
8 250 (12.70%) C# .NET Developer
9 245 (12.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 244 (12.40%) HTML Developer
11 209 (10.62%) Software Developer
12 204 (10.37%) HTML CSS Developer
13 189 (9.60%) ASP.NET Developer
14 180 (9.15%) Java Developer
15 178 (9.04%) Junior
16 174 (8.84%) Junior Developer
17 168 (8.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
18 162 (8.23%) Full Stack Developer
19 118 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
20 116 (5.89%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1379 (70.07%) HTML
2 1308 (66.46%) CSS
3 800 (40.65%) .NET
4 797 (40.50%) AngularJS
5 650 (33.03%) jQuery
6 560 (28.46%) ASP.NET
7 472 (23.98%) HTML5
8 312 (15.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 274 (13.92%) Node.js
10 255 (12.96%) CSS3
11 252 (12.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 209 (10.62%) Sass
13 200 (10.16%) React
14 196 (9.96%) ASP.NET Web API
15 191 (9.71%) REST
16 175 (8.89%) Laravel
17 168 (8.54%) Web Services
18 165 (8.38%) XML
19 163 (8.28%) RESTful
20 148 (7.52%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 163 (8.28%) Mobile App
2 145 (7.37%) User Experience
3 106 (5.39%) Computer Science
4 92 (4.67%) Greenfield Project
5 73 (3.71%) Social Media
6 49 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
7 42 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
8 35 (1.78%) Graphic Design
9 34 (1.73%) Data Structures
10 24 (1.22%) Algorithms
11 22 (1.12%) Linux Command Line
12 20 (1.02%) BBC
13 18 (0.91%) NHS
14 16 (0.81%) Fintech
14 16 (0.81%) iPad
14 16 (0.81%) Online Games
15 15 (0.76%) Blog
15 15 (0.76%) Public Cloud
16 11 (0.56%) Data Centre
17 10 (0.51%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 203 (10.32%) Linux
2 108 (5.49%) Android
3 88 (4.47%) Windows
4 85 (4.32%) Apple iOS
5 29 (1.47%) Unix
6 10 (0.51%) Windows Phone
7 7 (0.36%) Windows Phone 8
7 7 (0.36%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.20%) VxWorks
9 2 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.051%) Debian
10 1 (0.051%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.051%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.051%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.051%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.051%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 724 (36.79%) MVC
2 689 (35.01%) Agile Software Development
3 492 (25.00%) Web Development
4 302 (15.35%) Front End Development
5 217 (11.03%) Scrum
6 199 (10.11%) TDD
7 188 (9.55%) OO
8 183 (9.30%) SDLC
9 169 (8.59%) E-Commerce
10 152 (7.72%) Mentoring
11 149 (7.57%) Software Engineering
12 123 (6.25%) Test Automation
13 113 (5.74%) BDD
14 112 (5.69%) Open Source
15 94 (4.78%) Continuous Integration
16 87 (4.42%) Business Intelligence
16 87 (4.42%) SEO
17 80 (4.07%) Web Design
18 76 (3.86%) Unit Testing
18 76 (3.86%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 856 (43.50%) C#
2 641 (32.57%) PHP
3 576 (29.27%) SQL
4 380 (19.31%) Java
5 142 (7.22%) VB.NET
6 125 (6.35%) Python
7 98 (4.98%) C++
8 89 (4.52%) Ruby
9 81 (4.12%) T-SQL
10 74 (3.76%) C
11 57 (2.90%) TypeScript
12 41 (2.08%) XPath
13 35 (1.78%) PowerShell
14 31 (1.58%) Perl
15 27 (1.37%) Scala
16 23 (1.17%) VB
17 20 (1.02%) Delphi
17 20 (1.02%) Objective-C
18 18 (0.91%) PL/SQL
19 16 (0.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 177 (8.99%) Degree
2 71 (3.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 56 (2.85%) Security Cleared
4 31 (1.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (0.86%) ISTQB
6 11 (0.56%) HND
6 11 (0.56%) ISEB
6 11 (0.56%) SC Cleared
7 10 (0.51%) MCSD
8 9 (0.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 8 (0.41%) GNVQ
10 7 (0.36%) OCP
10 7 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
11 3 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
12 2 (0.10%) PhD
13 1 (0.051%) A+ Certification
13 1 (0.051%) Network+ Certification
13 1 (0.051%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.051%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (3.76%) QA
2 18 (0.91%) SLA
3 4 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.051%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.051%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 115 (5.84%) Docker
2 21 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (0.41%) Samba
4 8 (0.41%) Squid
5 6 (0.30%) Firmware
5 6 (0.30%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.20%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.15%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.15%) vSphere
8 1 (0.051%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.051%) HDFS
8 1 (0.051%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.051%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.051%) Xen
Systems Management
1 71 (3.61%) Puppet
2 61 (3.10%) Opscode Chef
3 56 (2.85%) Ansible
4 11 (0.56%) Salt
4 11 (0.56%) SCVMM
5 10 (0.51%) Terraform
6 7 (0.36%) Capistrano
6 7 (0.36%) Kubernetes
6 7 (0.36%) Pingdom
7 6 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (0.25%) Marathon
8 5 (0.25%) SCCM
8 5 (0.25%) SCOM
9 3 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.10%) vRealize
11 1 (0.051%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.051%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 335 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 144 (7.32%) Oracle
3 78 (3.96%) Google
4 61 (3.10%) Adobe
5 44 (2.24%) IBM
6 41 (2.08%) Zend
7 35 (1.78%) Xamarin
8 27 (1.37%) Apple
9 26 (1.32%) Twitter
10 24 (1.22%) ServiceNow
11 22 (1.12%) VMware
12 12 (0.61%) BMC
12 12 (0.61%) Citrix
12 12 (0.61%) Sitecore
13 11 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
14 9 (0.46%) Cognos
15 8 (0.41%) NetApp
15 8 (0.41%) Progress
15 8 (0.41%) Telerik
16 7 (0.36%) Splunk