Period
to 31 March 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 31 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 12 5
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7 -1
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 915 999 1,749
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.86% 12.62% 17.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.61% 29.24% 35.74%
Number of salaries quoted 920 990 1,688
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £24,350
90th Percentile £62,250 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 2,806 3,416 4,894
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 45.58% 43.14% 49.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2,446 2,679 4,032
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +9 361 £45,000 - 75
Worcestershire +9 104 £38,000 +15.15% 28
Warwickshire +1 103 £45,000 +12.50% 29
Staffordshire +2 96 £40,000 +6.67% 48
Coventry +4 86 £45,000 +2.27% 15
Walsall +3 47 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Solihull -30 19 £42,500 -10.53% 7
Shropshire -2 15 £33,500 -10.67% 11
Herefordshire +10 11 £40,000 -15.79% 1
Wolverhampton +4 11 £52,500 +50.00% 6
Sutton Coldfield -2 6 £42,500 +13.33% 4
West Bromwich - 3 £40,000 - 1
Wednesbury - 2 £35,000 -
Halesowen +1 1 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Dudley -1 1 £32,500 +18.18%
Stourbridge - 1 £55,000 -
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 498 (54.43%) CSS
2 461 (50.38%) HTML
3 426 (46.56%) C#
4 369 (40.33%) Agile Software Development
5 355 (38.80%) .NET
6 231 (25.25%) Git (software)
7 225 (24.59%) MVC
8 219 (23.93%) SQL
9 210 (22.95%) ASP.NET
10 198 (21.64%) React
11 196 (21.42%) Web Development
12 193 (21.09%) Azure
13 190 (20.77%) AngularJS
14 174 (19.02%) Node.js
15 168 (18.36%) DevOps
16 166 (18.14%) Front End Development
17 161 (17.60%) jQuery
17 161 (17.60%) SQL Server
18 149 (16.28%) PHP
18 149 (16.28%) Software Engineering
19 138 (15.08%) AWS
20 132 (14.43%) User Experience
21 114 (12.46%) Python
22 113 (12.35%) OO
22 113 (12.35%) Microsoft
23 111 (12.13%) Java
24 107 (11.69%) MySQL
25 105 (11.48%) REST
26 104 (11.37%) Test Automation
27 103 (11.26%) Scrum

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 28 (3.06%) CMS
2 20 (2.19%) SharePoint
3 13 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
3 13 (1.42%) WordPress
4 11 (1.20%) Tomcat
4 11 (1.20%) Umbraco
5 9 (0.98%) Confluence
5 9 (0.98%) TPMS
6 7 (0.77%) Apache
6 7 (0.77%) IIS
7 6 (0.66%) Drupal
8 5 (0.55%) JBoss
8 5 (0.55%) Liferay
9 4 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (0.33%) Anypoint
10 3 (0.33%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.33%) Appian
10 3 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.33%) Mule
11 2 (0.22%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 14 (1.53%) Sketch
2 13 (1.42%) InVision
3 7 (0.77%) Zeplin
4 6 (0.66%) Chatbot
4 6 (0.66%) Marvel
5 5 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (0.33%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 17 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.75%) Magento
3 6 (0.66%) OpenCart
4 4 (0.44%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.11%) ENOVIA
6 1 (0.11%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 193 (21.09%) Azure
2 138 (15.08%) AWS
3 44 (4.81%) npm
4 33 (3.61%) SaaS
5 28 (3.06%) Serverless
6 27 (2.95%) GCP
7 22 (2.40%) Heroku
8 19 (2.08%) Dynamics 365
9 14 (1.53%) Office 365
10 9 (0.98%) CloudFront
10 9 (0.98%) GitHub
11 8 (0.87%) Amazon S3
11 8 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
11 8 (0.87%) PaaS
12 7 (0.77%) Power Platform
13 6 (0.66%) PowerApps
14 4 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
14 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Flow
15 3 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
15 3 (0.33%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 49 (5.36%) Internet
2 13 (1.42%) Intranet
3 7 (0.77%) Extranet
4 6 (0.66%) Broadband
5 5 (0.55%) HTTP
5 5 (0.55%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.44%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.44%) Skype
6 4 (0.44%) SSL
6 4 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.22%) DNS
7 2 (0.22%) tcpdump
7 2 (0.22%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.11%) Network Security
8 1 (0.11%) RTMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (17.60%) SQL Server
2 107 (11.69%) MySQL
3 51 (5.57%) MongoDB
4 46 (5.03%) Relational Database
5 31 (3.39%) NoSQL
6 11 (1.20%) SQLite
7 8 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (0.77%) Redis
9 6 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
9 6 (0.66%) Big Data
9 6 (0.66%) Geospatial Data
9 6 (0.66%) GIS
9 6 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (0.55%) Cosmos DB
10 5 (0.55%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.55%) Power BI
11 4 (0.44%) CouchDB
11 4 (0.44%) RavenDB
11 4 (0.44%) SQL Server 2016
11 4 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 231 (25.25%) Git (software)
2 42 (4.59%) Selenium
3 41 (4.48%) Octopus Deploy
4 39 (4.26%) webpack
5 34 (3.72%) Visual Studio
6 33 (3.61%) gulp
7 30 (3.28%) JIRA
8 29 (3.17%) MSTest
9 24 (2.62%) Cypress.io
10 21 (2.30%) Grunt
11 20 (2.19%) Postman
12 19 (2.08%) Jenkins
13 18 (1.97%) Cucumber
13 18 (1.97%) GitLab
14 14 (1.53%) JMeter
14 14 (1.53%) Mocha
15 12 (1.31%) Jasmine
15 12 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
16 11 (1.20%) Sinon.JS
16 11 (1.20%) SpecFlow
General
1 58 (6.34%) Finance
2 26 (2.84%) Games
3 19 (2.08%) Retail
4 15 (1.64%) Marketing
5 9 (0.98%) Public Sector
6 8 (0.87%) Manufacturing
7 7 (0.77%) Automotive
8 5 (0.55%) Legal
8 5 (0.55%) Military
9 4 (0.44%) Advertising
9 4 (0.44%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.22%) Banking
10 2 (0.22%) Law
11 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 662 (72.35%) Developer
2 114 (12.46%) Senior Developer
3 111 (12.13%) .NET Developer
4 106 (11.58%) Software Developer
5 90 (9.84%) Web Developer
6 84 (9.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 81 (8.85%) Full Stack Developer
8 78 (8.52%) C# Developer
9 75 (8.20%) Junior
10 71 (7.76%) JavaScript Developer
11 61 (6.67%) Software Engineer
12 54 (5.90%) PHP Developer
12 54 (5.90%) React Developer
13 53 (5.79%) Junior Developer
14 44 (4.81%) C# .NET Developer
14 44 (4.81%) UI Developer
15 27 (2.95%) Lead Developer
16 25 (2.73%) Architect
17 24 (2.62%) C# Software Developer
18 23 (2.51%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 498 (54.43%) CSS
2 461 (50.38%) HTML
3 355 (38.80%) .NET
4 210 (22.95%) ASP.NET
5 198 (21.64%) React
6 190 (20.77%) AngularJS
7 174 (19.02%) Node.js
8 161 (17.60%) jQuery
9 105 (11.48%) REST
10 96 (10.49%) .NET Framework
11 86 (9.40%) ASP.NET Web API
12 81 (8.85%) HTML5
12 81 (8.85%) Sass
13 80 (8.74%) Vue.js
14 76 (8.31%) ASP.NET MVC
15 55 (6.01%) CSS3
16 54 (5.90%) Redux
17 53 (5.79%) RESTful
18 50 (5.46%) Express
19 49 (5.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 132 (14.43%) User Experience
2 59 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
3 58 (6.34%) Mobile App
4 56 (6.12%) Self-Motivation
5 52 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
6 24 (2.62%) Data Structures
7 16 (1.75%) Algorithms
7 16 (1.75%) SCADA
8 15 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (1.31%) Life Science
9 12 (1.31%) Virtual Team
10 7 (0.77%) Cloud Native
10 7 (0.77%) Driving Licence
10 7 (0.77%) Internet of Things
11 6 (0.66%) Augmented Reality
11 6 (0.66%) iPad
11 6 (0.66%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.55%) Clustering
12 5 (0.55%) Enterprise Cloud
12 5 (0.55%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 88 (9.62%) Linux
2 78 (8.52%) Windows
3 21 (2.30%) Unix
4 16 (1.75%) Android
5 14 (1.53%) Apple iOS
6 9 (0.98%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 369 (40.33%) Agile Software Development
2 225 (24.59%) MVC
3 196 (21.42%) Web Development
4 168 (18.36%) DevOps
5 166 (18.14%) Front End Development
6 149 (16.28%) Software Engineering
7 113 (12.35%) OO
8 104 (11.37%) Test Automation
9 103 (11.26%) Scrum
10 90 (9.84%) TDD
11 79 (8.63%) Microservices
12 78 (8.52%) Problem-Solving
13 73 (7.98%) SDLC
14 70 (7.65%) Continuous Integration
14 70 (7.65%) OOP
15 69 (7.54%) Computer Science
16 63 (6.89%) Mentoring
17 61 (6.67%) Unit Testing
18 56 (6.12%) E-Commerce
19 54 (5.90%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 426 (46.56%) C#
2 219 (23.93%) SQL
3 149 (16.28%) PHP
4 114 (12.46%) Python
5 111 (12.13%) Java
6 75 (8.20%) TypeScript
7 66 (7.21%) ES6
8 55 (6.01%) VB.NET
9 51 (5.57%) T-SQL
10 30 (3.28%) C++
11 26 (2.84%) PowerShell
12 25 (2.73%) Ruby
13 20 (2.19%) ES7
14 19 (2.08%) C
15 13 (1.42%) Go
15 13 (1.42%) VB
16 8 (0.87%) ES8
17 7 (0.77%) Bash Shell
18 6 (0.66%) Objective-C
18 6 (0.66%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 95 (10.38%) Degree
2 23 (2.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (2.08%) HND
4 11 (1.20%) Security Cleared
5 10 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
5 10 (1.09%) SC Cleared
6 7 (0.77%) Numerate Degree
7 5 (0.55%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.44%) MCP
9 3 (0.33%) PMP
10 2 (0.22%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.22%) PhD
11 1 (0.11%) AAT
11 1 (0.11%) ACCA
11 1 (0.11%) CIMA
11 1 (0.11%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.11%) ISEB
11 1 (0.11%) MCIPD
11 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (7.10%) QA
2 7 (0.77%) WCAG
3 3 (0.33%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.22%) ISO 9000
4 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.22%) SLA
5 1 (0.11%) GDPR
System Software
1 84 (9.18%) Docker
2 4 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.22%) Squid
3 2 (0.22%) Varnish
3 2 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.11%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 16 (1.75%) Kubernetes
2 7 (0.77%) Puppet
3 4 (0.44%) AirWatch
3 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.33%) Ansible
4 3 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.11%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.11%) MIIS
5 1 (0.11%) Salt
Vendors
1 113 (12.35%) Microsoft
2 26 (2.84%) Google
3 18 (1.97%) Adobe
4 17 (1.86%) Oracle
5 9 (0.98%) DevExpress
5 9 (0.98%) MuleSoft
6 7 (0.77%) Xamarin
7 5 (0.55%) Netlify
8 4 (0.44%) JD Edwards
8 4 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.44%) ServiceNow
8 4 (0.44%) UiPath
9 3 (0.33%) Cisco
9 3 (0.33%) Facebook
9 3 (0.33%) IBM
9 3 (0.33%) Zend
10 2 (0.22%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.22%) Pega
10 2 (0.22%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.22%) Twitter