Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 7 4
Rank change year-on-year -4 -3 +1
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 968 1,647 1,954
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 12.43% 17.29% 19.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.34% 37.02% 39.04%
Number of salaries quoted 874 1,465 1,858
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% +2.74%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 3,541 4,449 5,005
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 45.46% 46.72% 50.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2,815 3,712 4,349
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 2019. 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 -10 299 £42,500 -2.30% 47
Warwickshire -5 155 £40,000 +6.67% 13
Staffordshire -2 150 £40,000 +6.67% 19
Worcestershire -3 96 £35,000 -10.26% 8
Coventry -18 78 £42,500 -10.53% 8
Solihull -13 63 £50,000 +25.00% 12
Shropshire +1 47 £37,500 +15.38% 12
Sutton Coldfield +3 30 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Herefordshire -26 6 £42,500 +21.43% 3
Walsall +3 5 £38,750 -16.22% 2
Wolverhampton +8 2 £40,000 +25.00%
Halesowen +7 1 £40,000 +90.48%
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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.

1 656 (67.77%) HTML
2 623 (64.36%) CSS
3 443 (45.76%) C#
4 396 (40.91%) .NET
5 390 (40.29%) Agile Software Development
6 327 (33.78%) AngularJS
7 320 (33.06%) SQL
8 292 (30.17%) MVC
9 275 (28.41%) HTML5
10 264 (27.27%) ASP.NET
11 251 (25.93%) jQuery
12 249 (25.72%) Web Development
13 237 (24.48%) SQL Server
14 212 (21.90%) PHP
15 200 (20.66%) Git (software)
16 180 (18.60%) Microsoft
17 164 (16.94%) React
18 156 (16.12%) MySQL
18 156 (16.12%) TDD
19 148 (15.29%) CSS3
20 145 (14.98%) Scrum
21 141 (14.57%) Microsoft Azure
22 129 (13.33%) Node.js
23 125 (12.91%) Web Services
24 120 (12.40%) OO
24 120 (12.40%) Laravel
25 114 (11.78%) Front End Development
26 110 (11.36%) Java
26 110 (11.36%) Degree
27 109 (11.26%) ASP.NET MVC

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 34 (3.51%) CMS
1 34 (3.51%) WordPress
2 29 (3.00%) Umbraco
3 22 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
4 20 (2.07%) IIS
5 19 (1.96%) Drupal
6 18 (1.86%) SharePoint
7 8 (0.83%) ArcGIS
7 8 (0.83%) Joomla!
8 7 (0.72%) Tomcat
9 6 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (0.62%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.41%) Confluence
11 4 (0.41%) JBoss
11 4 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.31%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.31%) nginx
13 2 (0.21%) GeoServer
13 2 (0.21%) Liferay
Applications
1 14 (1.45%) Photoshop
2 8 (0.83%) Adobe XD
3 7 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.41%) Fireworks
4 4 (0.41%) Moqups
5 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.21%) ArchiCAD
6 2 (0.21%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.21%) MicroStation
6 2 (0.21%) Revit
7 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.10%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 30 (3.10%) Magento
2 21 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.83%) Shopify
4 5 (0.52%) Sage CRM
5 4 (0.41%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.21%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.10%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 1 (0.10%) JDE OneWorld
7 1 (0.10%) OpenCart
7 1 (0.10%) SAP MII
7 1 (0.10%) Scribe Insight
Cloud Services
1 141 (14.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 99 (10.23%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (4.55%) SaaS
4 21 (2.17%) GitHub
5 19 (1.96%) Dynamics 365
6 18 (1.86%) Serverless
7 16 (1.65%) npm
8 10 (1.03%) Office 365
9 9 (0.93%) PaaS
10 7 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (0.52%) Force.com
11 5 (0.52%) Power Platform
12 4 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.41%) Heroku
12 4 (0.41%) IaaS
13 3 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (0.31%) Google App Engine
14 2 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
14 2 (0.21%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 35 (3.62%) Internet
2 18 (1.86%) HTTP
3 5 (0.52%) Intranet
4 3 (0.31%) SSL
5 2 (0.21%) Skype
5 2 (0.21%) SNMP
6 1 (0.10%) AMQP
6 1 (0.10%) Broadband
6 1 (0.10%) RS-485
6 1 (0.10%) SMTP
6 1 (0.10%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.10%) WinSCP
6 1 (0.10%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 237 (24.48%) SQL Server
2 156 (16.12%) MySQL
3 77 (7.95%) Relational Database
4 40 (4.13%) NoSQL
5 39 (4.03%) MongoDB
6 24 (2.48%) SQL Server 2014
7 21 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
8 20 (2.07%) Big Data
9 19 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 18 (1.86%) Redis
11 16 (1.65%) MariaDB
11 16 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (1.45%) Couchbase
12 14 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
13 13 (1.34%) GIS
14 10 (1.03%) OLAP
15 9 (0.93%) SQLite
16 8 (0.83%) RDBMS
16 8 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
17 5 (0.52%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 200 (20.66%) Git (software)
2 105 (10.85%) Visual Studio
3 37 (3.82%) JIRA
4 36 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 32 (3.31%) Selenium
6 29 (3.00%) Subversion
7 28 (2.89%) gulp
8 27 (2.79%) TeamCity
9 26 (2.69%) Jenkins
10 19 (1.96%) Octopus Deploy
11 17 (1.76%) Grunt
12 15 (1.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 15 (1.55%) Visual Studio Team System
13 14 (1.45%) Bower
14 13 (1.34%) Jasmine
15 12 (1.24%) Vagrant
16 10 (1.03%) WebDriver
17 9 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 9 (0.93%) Mercurial
18 8 (0.83%) Balsamiq
General
1 92 (9.50%) Marketing
2 45 (4.65%) Retail
3 38 (3.93%) Games
4 29 (3.00%) Finance
5 19 (1.96%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.14%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.03%) Advertising
7 10 (1.03%) Billing
8 8 (0.83%) Aerospace
8 8 (0.83%) Back Office
9 6 (0.62%) Automotive
9 6 (0.62%) Multimedia
9 6 (0.62%) Online Betting
10 4 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.31%) Banking
12 2 (0.21%) Law
12 2 (0.21%) Local Government
13 1 (0.10%) Legal
13 1 (0.10%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.10%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 811 (83.78%) Developer
2 196 (20.25%) .NET Developer
3 135 (13.95%) C# Developer
4 131 (13.53%) Software Developer
5 128 (13.22%) PHP Developer
6 125 (12.91%) Senior Developer
7 116 (11.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 112 (11.57%) Web Developer
9 94 (9.71%) C# .NET Developer
10 91 (9.40%) Full Stack Developer
11 74 (7.64%) JavaScript Developer
12 64 (6.61%) .NET Software Developer
13 58 (5.99%) C# Software Developer
14 52 (5.37%) ASP.NET Developer
15 45 (4.65%) React Developer
16 43 (4.44%) Junior
16 43 (4.44%) Junior Developer
17 42 (4.34%) Senior .NET Developer
18 36 (3.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 33 (3.41%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 656 (67.77%) HTML
2 623 (64.36%) CSS
3 396 (40.91%) .NET
4 327 (33.78%) AngularJS
5 275 (28.41%) HTML5
6 264 (27.27%) ASP.NET
7 251 (25.93%) jQuery
8 164 (16.94%) React
9 148 (15.29%) CSS3
10 129 (13.33%) Node.js
11 125 (12.91%) Web Services
12 120 (12.40%) Laravel
13 109 (11.26%) ASP.NET MVC
14 104 (10.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 94 (9.71%) ASP.NET Web API
16 88 (9.09%) Sass
17 85 (8.78%) XML
18 82 (8.47%) Spring
19 73 (7.54%) .NET Framework
20 69 (7.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 98 (10.12%) User Experience
2 57 (5.89%) Mobile App
3 44 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
4 30 (3.10%) Self-Motivation
5 22 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (1.96%) Social Media
7 15 (1.55%) Management Information System
8 14 (1.45%) Driving Licence
9 13 (1.34%) Mobile Games
10 12 (1.24%) Life Science
11 11 (1.14%) Xbox
12 10 (1.03%) NHS
13 9 (0.93%) CCTV
13 9 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (0.93%) iPad
14 8 (0.83%) Graphic Design
15 7 (0.72%) New Media
15 7 (0.72%) Web 2.0
16 6 (0.62%) Internet of Things
17 5 (0.52%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 54 (5.58%) Linux
2 44 (4.55%) Windows
3 29 (3.00%) Android
3 29 (3.00%) Apple iOS
4 18 (1.86%) Mac OS
5 17 (1.76%) Unix
5 17 (1.76%) Windows Server
6 7 (0.72%) Mac OS X
7 6 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.21%) Solaris
9 1 (0.10%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.10%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 390 (40.29%) Agile Software Development
2 292 (30.17%) MVC
3 249 (25.72%) Web Development
4 156 (16.12%) TDD
5 145 (14.98%) Scrum
6 120 (12.40%) OO
7 114 (11.78%) Front End Development
8 108 (11.16%) OOP
9 101 (10.43%) Software Engineering
10 90 (9.30%) Problem-Solving
11 89 (9.19%) Test Automation
12 86 (8.88%) Continuous Integration
13 72 (7.44%) DevOps
13 72 (7.44%) Mentoring
14 63 (6.51%) SOA
15 62 (6.40%) Unit Testing
16 59 (6.10%) Computer Science
17 57 (5.89%) SDLC
18 55 (5.68%) Responsive Web Design
19 53 (5.48%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 443 (45.76%) C#
2 320 (33.06%) SQL
3 212 (21.90%) PHP
4 110 (11.36%) Java
5 67 (6.92%) Python
6 65 (6.71%) TypeScript
7 61 (6.30%) T-SQL
8 56 (5.79%) ES6
9 41 (4.24%) C
10 31 (3.20%) C++
11 30 (3.10%) VB.NET
12 23 (2.38%) Ruby
13 22 (2.27%) Bash Shell
14 18 (1.86%) Perl
15 17 (1.76%) R
16 15 (1.55%) Apple Swift
17 11 (1.14%) Objective-C
17 11 (1.14%) Scala
18 10 (1.03%) Go
18 10 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 110 (11.36%) Degree
2 34 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (3.31%) Security Cleared
4 29 (3.00%) SC Cleared
5 15 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
6 13 (1.34%) HND
7 10 (1.03%) ISEB
8 6 (0.62%) HNC
8 6 (0.62%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.62%) MCP
9 3 (0.31%) MCSD
10 2 (0.21%) PMP
11 1 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.10%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.10%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (7.44%) QA
2 6 (0.62%) SLA
3 5 (0.52%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.21%) GDPR
4 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.10%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.10%) HL7
5 1 (0.10%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.10%) ISO 9002
5 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 17025
5 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 81 (8.37%) Docker
2 3 (0.31%) Varnish
3 2 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.10%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.10%) Firmware
4 1 (0.10%) HDFS
4 1 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (0.52%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.31%) Puppet
4 2 (0.21%) Rancher
5 1 (0.10%) Ansible
5 1 (0.10%) FTK
Vendors
1 180 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 38 (3.93%) Oracle
3 24 (2.48%) ServiceNow
4 18 (1.86%) Xamarin
4 18 (1.86%) Zend
5 14 (1.45%) Adobe
6 13 (1.34%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (1.03%) Google
8 9 (0.93%) IBM
9 8 (0.83%) Fujitsu
10 7 (0.72%) Apple
10 7 (0.72%) ESRI
11 6 (0.62%) Ericsson
11 6 (0.62%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.52%) Sage
12 5 (0.52%) SAP
12 5 (0.52%) Sitecore
13 4 (0.41%) Atlassian
13 4 (0.41%) WooCommerce
14 2 (0.21%) VMware