Period
to 15 June 2021

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 15 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 7 9 12
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 -6
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 868 613 974
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.70% 14.36% 12.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.86% 30.38% 27.77%
Number of salaries quoted 713 550 878
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,000 £36,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -2.44%
75th Percentile £61,250 £53,750 £50,438
90th Percentile £73,500 £62,275 £57,650
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 2,724 2,018 3,507
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 46.12% 47.28% 45.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2,124 1,745 2,818
10th Percentile £30,500 £27,500 £26,520
25th Percentile £37,000 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
75th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £53,236
90th Percentile £74,625 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 15 June 2021.

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 15 June 2021. 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 +2 473 £55,000 +10.00% 125
Warwickshire 0 79 £45,500 -3.19% 20
Staffordshire +4 75 £40,000 - 29
Worcestershire -7 66 £40,000 +3.90% 24
Coventry -9 48 £41,500 -7.78% 16
Solihull +21 28 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Wolverhampton -8 22 £45,000 -14.29% 4
Shropshire -10 15 £42,500 +13.33% 11
Dudley +3 14 £40,000 +23.08% 2
Wednesbury -3 8 £67,500 +92.86% 1
West Bromwich +1 4 - -
Herefordshire -1 3 £47,500 +26.67% 3
Walsall -10 3 £38,500 -3.75% 6
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 15 June 2021, 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.

1 533 (61.41%) HTML
2 516 (59.45%) CSS
3 380 (43.78%) Agile Software Development
4 344 (39.63%) C#
5 319 (36.75%) SQL
6 318 (36.64%) .NET
7 238 (27.42%) Azure
8 230 (26.50%) AngularJS
9 224 (25.81%) React
10 207 (23.85%) PHP
11 192 (22.12%) Microsoft
12 176 (20.28%) Front End Development
13 165 (19.01%) jQuery
14 155 (17.86%) Web Development
14 155 (17.86%) HTML5
15 153 (17.63%) Git (software)
16 152 (17.51%) Python
17 150 (17.28%) ASP.NET
18 148 (17.05%) DevOps
19 146 (16.82%) MVC
20 143 (16.47%) SQL Server
21 140 (16.13%) Java
22 137 (15.78%) TypeScript
23 135 (15.55%) Social Skills
24 127 (14.63%) AWS
25 124 (14.29%) SDLC
26 123 (14.17%) REST
27 115 (13.25%) Node.js
28 114 (13.13%) CSS3
28 114 (13.13%) .NET Framework

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 39 (4.49%) CMS
2 28 (3.23%) WordPress
3 22 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
3 22 (2.53%) Umbraco
4 13 (1.50%) SharePoint
5 12 (1.38%) Confluence
6 7 (0.81%) Apache
6 7 (0.81%) Apache Spark
6 7 (0.81%) nginx
7 6 (0.69%) IIS
8 4 (0.46%) Apache Solr
8 4 (0.46%) Headless CMS
8 4 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.23%) Gunicorn
9 2 (0.23%) SAS
9 2 (0.23%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.12%) Appian
10 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.12%) FileNet
10 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.81%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.69%) InfoPath
4 4 (0.46%) Sketch
5 2 (0.23%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.23%) Maya
5 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.12%) Figma
6 1 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (2.42%) Magento
2 16 (1.84%) Dynamics CRM
3 15 (1.73%) Payment Gateway
4 9 (1.04%) Shopify
5 3 (0.35%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.12%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 238 (27.42%) Azure
2 127 (14.63%) AWS
3 68 (7.83%) SaaS
4 51 (5.88%) GCP
5 43 (4.95%) Serverless
6 42 (4.84%) Power Platform
7 29 (3.34%) AWS Lambda
7 29 (3.34%) Dynamics 365
8 28 (3.23%) PowerApps
9 27 (3.11%) Azure Logic Apps
10 25 (2.88%) npm
11 24 (2.76%) Power Automate
12 22 (2.53%) GitHub
13 19 (2.19%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 13 (1.50%) Microsoft 365
15 11 (1.27%) Azure Key Vault
16 10 (1.15%) Azure Functions
16 10 (1.15%) Azure Service Bus
17 9 (1.04%) Azure Data Factory
17 9 (1.04%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.57%) HTTP
2 19 (2.19%) DNS
3 13 (1.50%) SSH
4 12 (1.38%) FTP
4 12 (1.38%) Internet
4 12 (1.38%) SMTP
5 9 (1.04%) Skype
6 3 (0.35%) Broadband
6 3 (0.35%) Firewall
6 3 (0.35%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.35%) SSL
7 2 (0.23%) SMS
7 2 (0.23%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.12%) ASN.1
8 1 (0.12%) Intranet
8 1 (0.12%) MQTT
8 1 (0.12%) RS-232
8 1 (0.12%) RS-485
8 1 (0.12%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (16.47%) SQL Server
2 101 (11.64%) MySQL
3 61 (7.03%) MongoDB
4 53 (6.11%) NoSQL
5 26 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
6 25 (2.88%) Power BI
7 18 (2.07%) Relational Database
8 10 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
9 9 (1.04%) Apache Hive
9 9 (1.04%) Hadoop
9 9 (1.04%) Redis
10 8 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (0.81%) Oracle Database
12 6 (0.69%) MariaDB
13 5 (0.58%) OLAP
13 5 (0.58%) SQLite
14 3 (0.35%) Couchbase
14 3 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
14 3 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 153 (17.63%) Git (software)
2 31 (3.57%) Jenkins
3 27 (3.11%) Visual Studio Team System
4 23 (2.65%) JIRA
4 23 (2.65%) Selenium
4 23 (2.65%) webpack
5 17 (1.96%) Cucumber
5 17 (1.96%) Visual Studio
6 16 (1.84%) gulp
7 15 (1.73%) Cypress.io
8 13 (1.50%) PHPUnit
9 12 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
10 10 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (1.15%) git-flow
10 10 (1.15%) Gradle
11 9 (1.04%) Grunt
11 9 (1.04%) Maven
12 8 (0.92%) GitLab
13 7 (0.81%) NUnit
13 7 (0.81%) SpecFlow
General
1 135 (15.55%) Social Skills
2 50 (5.76%) Finance
3 44 (5.07%) Marketing
4 41 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
5 32 (3.69%) Retail
6 30 (3.46%) Games
7 26 (3.00%) Multimedia
8 17 (1.96%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.38%) Public Sector
10 10 (1.15%) Organisational Skills
10 10 (1.15%) Telecoms
11 9 (1.04%) Automotive
11 9 (1.04%) Back Office
12 6 (0.69%) Advertising
12 6 (0.69%) Influencing Skills
13 4 (0.46%) Banking
13 4 (0.46%) Law
13 4 (0.46%) Police
14 3 (0.35%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 664 (76.50%) Developer
2 144 (16.59%) Senior Developer
3 107 (12.33%) Full Stack Developer
4 104 (11.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 91 (10.48%) .NET Developer
6 88 (10.14%) Software Developer
7 85 (9.79%) PHP Developer
8 79 (9.10%) Web Developer
9 71 (8.18%) React Developer
10 67 (7.72%) C# Developer
11 48 (5.53%) JavaScript Developer
12 46 (5.30%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 37 (4.26%) Junior
13 37 (4.26%) Software Engineer
14 36 (4.15%) Junior Developer
15 33 (3.80%) C# .NET Developer
15 33 (3.80%) Java Developer
16 32 (3.69%) Lead Developer
17 29 (3.34%) Senior .NET Developer
18 28 (3.23%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 533 (61.41%) HTML
2 516 (59.45%) CSS
3 318 (36.64%) .NET
4 230 (26.50%) AngularJS
5 224 (25.81%) React
6 165 (19.01%) jQuery
7 155 (17.86%) HTML5
8 150 (17.28%) ASP.NET
9 123 (14.17%) REST
10 115 (13.25%) Node.js
11 114 (13.13%) .NET Framework
11 114 (13.13%) CSS3
12 97 (11.18%) Vue.js
13 96 (11.06%) .NET Core
14 95 (10.94%) Web Services
15 71 (8.18%) Laravel
15 71 (8.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 63 (7.26%) Sass
17 58 (6.68%) RESTful
18 57 (6.57%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 94 (10.83%) User Experience
2 78 (8.99%) Greenfield Project
3 33 (3.80%) Mobile App
4 12 (1.38%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (1.27%) Mobile Games
6 10 (1.15%) Data Structures
6 10 (1.15%) N-Tier
7 8 (0.92%) Analytical Mindset
8 7 (0.81%) Wiki
9 5 (0.58%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (0.46%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.46%) Augmented Reality
10 4 (0.46%) Equities
10 4 (0.46%) Fixed Income
10 4 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (0.46%) Video Conferencing
11 3 (0.35%) Animation
11 3 (0.35%) Graphic Design
11 3 (0.35%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.35%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 46 (5.30%) Linux
2 18 (2.07%) Windows
3 16 (1.84%) Android
3 16 (1.84%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.46%) Unix
4 4 (0.46%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 380 (43.78%) Agile Software Development
2 176 (20.28%) Front End Development
3 155 (17.86%) Web Development
4 148 (17.05%) DevOps
5 146 (16.82%) MVC
6 124 (14.29%) SDLC
7 105 (12.10%) TDD
8 97 (11.18%) Scrum
9 94 (10.83%) Microservices
10 90 (10.37%) E-Commerce
11 84 (9.68%) Software Engineering
12 74 (8.53%) Mentoring
13 72 (8.29%) Problem-Solving
14 68 (7.83%) Test Automation
15 64 (7.37%) OO
16 62 (7.14%) Fintech
17 58 (6.68%) Unit Testing
18 43 (4.95%) Continuous Improvement
19 42 (4.84%) SOLID
20 41 (4.72%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 344 (39.63%) C#
2 319 (36.75%) SQL
3 207 (23.85%) PHP
4 152 (17.51%) Python
5 140 (16.13%) Java
6 137 (15.78%) TypeScript
7 65 (7.49%) ES6
8 62 (7.14%) T-SQL
9 33 (3.80%) Ruby
10 25 (2.88%) VB.NET
11 24 (2.76%) ES7
12 19 (2.19%) PowerShell
13 17 (1.96%) Go
14 16 (1.84%) Java 8
15 15 (1.73%) ES8
16 12 (1.38%) Bash Shell
17 9 (1.04%) C
18 6 (0.69%) Kotlin
18 6 (0.69%) PL/SQL
19 5 (0.58%) C++
Qualifications
1 55 (6.34%) Degree
2 37 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 22 (2.53%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (1.04%) ISTQB
6 8 (0.92%) CIW
6 8 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (0.92%) OCA
6 8 (0.92%) OCP
6 8 (0.92%) Oracle Certification
7 6 (0.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.35%) HNC
9 2 (0.23%) ISEB
9 2 (0.23%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.23%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.12%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.65%) QA
2 13 (1.50%) Accessibility
3 5 (0.58%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.23%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.23%) GDPR
System Software
1 94 (10.83%) Docker
2 5 (0.58%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.23%) HDFS
3 2 (0.23%) Varnish
4 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 62 (7.14%) Kubernetes
2 19 (2.19%) Terraform
3 7 (0.81%) MIIS
3 7 (0.81%) Prometheus
4 6 (0.69%) Grafana
5 5 (0.58%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 5 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.23%) Ansible
6 2 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.23%) Puppet
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 192 (22.12%) Microsoft
2 44 (5.07%) Google
3 31 (3.57%) Oracle
4 16 (1.84%) Adobe
5 15 (1.73%) New Relic
5 15 (1.73%) Zend
6 8 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (0.81%) Atlassian
7 7 (0.81%) TIBCO
8 5 (0.58%) Spotify
8 5 (0.58%) Xamarin
9 4 (0.46%) BT
9 4 (0.46%) MuleSoft
9 4 (0.46%) Red Hat
9 4 (0.46%) SAP
10 3 (0.35%) HubSpot
10 3 (0.35%) Pega
11 2 (0.23%) Cloudera
11 2 (0.23%) Informatica
11 2 (0.23%) Talend