Period
to 16 February 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 16 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 11 5 4
Rank change year-on-year -6 -1 +6
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 1,038 1,798 1,914
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.19% 18.17% 18.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 31.53% 36.29% 39.78%
Number of salaries quoted 913 1,636 1,787
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £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 3,292 4,955 4,811
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 41.82% 50.09% 46.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2,652 4,127 4,074
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £64,733 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +3.26%

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 16 February 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 16 February 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 -9 381 £42,500 -5.56% 138
Coventry -4 128 £45,000 -2.17% 22
Warwickshire -8 110 £40,000 +14.29% 29
Staffordshire -2 99 £37,500 +7.14% 48
Worcestershire -8 80 £36,000 +2.86% 36
Solihull -6 71 £50,000 +33.33% 23
Shropshire +4 55 £36,000 +2.86% 16
Sutton Coldfield +1 50 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Herefordshire -15 16 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Walsall -1 10 £32,500 -35.00% 8
Halesowen +19 3 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Wolverhampton 0 3 £35,000 -7.89% 8
Dudley -9 3 £27,500 +10.00% 2
Stourbridge -3 1 £32,500 +25.00% 1
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 16 February 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.

1 708 (68.21%) HTML
2 670 (64.55%) CSS
3 490 (47.21%) C#
4 468 (45.09%) Agile Software Development
5 416 (40.08%) .NET
6 349 (33.62%) MVC
7 338 (32.56%) AngularJS
8 324 (31.21%) SQL
9 275 (26.49%) SQL Server
10 263 (25.34%) ASP.NET
11 252 (24.28%) Web Development
12 232 (22.35%) Java
13 229 (22.06%) HTML5
14 213 (20.52%) PHP
15 205 (19.75%) Microsoft
16 201 (19.36%) jQuery
17 186 (17.92%) React
18 184 (17.73%) TDD
19 178 (17.15%) Scrum
20 168 (16.18%) Git (software)
21 161 (15.51%) Microsoft Azure
22 151 (14.55%) MySQL
23 148 (14.26%) Front End Development
24 141 (13.58%) CSS3
24 141 (13.58%) ASP.NET MVC
25 136 (13.10%) OO
26 135 (13.01%) Degree
27 133 (12.81%) Web Services
28 119 (11.46%) Spring
28 119 (11.46%) Problem-Solving

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 67 (6.45%) CMS
2 41 (3.95%) WordPress
3 38 (3.66%) Umbraco
4 34 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
5 31 (2.99%) Confluence
6 29 (2.79%) Tomcat
7 20 (1.93%) Drupal
8 18 (1.73%) Anypoint
9 16 (1.54%) Apache
9 16 (1.54%) SharePoint
10 15 (1.45%) Mule
11 10 (0.96%) Joomla!
12 9 (0.87%) nginx
13 7 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 7 (0.67%) IIS
13 7 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
14 6 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 5 (0.48%) Apache Spark
15 5 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
16 4 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
1 10 (0.96%) Photoshop
2 7 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.39%) Mingle
4 1 (0.096%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.096%) ArchiCAD
4 1 (0.096%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.096%) Maya
4 1 (0.096%) MicroStation
4 1 (0.096%) Revit
Business Applications
1 21 (2.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.45%) Magento
3 6 (0.58%) NetSuite
4 4 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.39%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.39%) Shopify
5 3 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.19%) JDE OneWorld
6 2 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.096%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
7 1 (0.096%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.096%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 161 (15.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 113 (10.89%) Amazon AWS
3 51 (4.91%) GitHub
4 47 (4.53%) SaaS
5 23 (2.22%) npm
6 20 (1.93%) Amazon EC2
6 20 (1.93%) Serverless
7 19 (1.83%) AWS CloudFormation
7 19 (1.83%) PaaS
8 13 (1.25%) Amazon S3
8 13 (1.25%) Dynamics 365
8 13 (1.25%) IaaS
9 12 (1.16%) NuGet
9 12 (1.16%) Office 365
10 8 (0.77%) Slack
11 6 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
12 5 (0.48%) Force.com
12 5 (0.48%) Google App Engine
13 3 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.29%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.99%) Internet
2 16 (1.54%) HTTP
3 7 (0.67%) DNS
3 7 (0.67%) Intranet
4 6 (0.58%) SNMP
5 5 (0.48%) RS-485
5 5 (0.48%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.29%) SSL
7 2 (0.19%) Skype
7 2 (0.19%) SSH
8 1 (0.096%) Broadband
8 1 (0.096%) SMS
8 1 (0.096%) SMTP
8 1 (0.096%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 275 (26.49%) SQL Server
2 151 (14.55%) MySQL
3 104 (10.02%) Relational Database
4 71 (6.84%) NoSQL
5 36 (3.47%) PostgreSQL
6 32 (3.08%) MongoDB
7 24 (2.31%) Big Data
8 22 (2.12%) SQL Server 2014
9 21 (2.02%) SQLite
10 18 (1.73%) Amazon RDS
11 12 (1.16%) Redis
12 10 (0.96%) DB2
12 10 (0.96%) RDBMS
13 9 (0.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 9 (0.87%) Hadoop
14 8 (0.77%) GIS
14 8 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 8 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 7 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
16 6 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 168 (16.18%) Git (software)
2 115 (11.08%) Visual Studio
3 58 (5.59%) Jenkins
4 54 (5.20%) JIRA
5 45 (4.34%) Selenium
6 44 (4.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 36 (3.47%) JUnit
7 36 (3.47%) Maven
8 25 (2.41%) gulp
9 23 (2.22%) Bower
10 22 (2.12%) TeamCity
11 20 (1.93%) Octopus Deploy
12 19 (1.83%) Subversion
12 19 (1.83%) Visual Studio Team System
13 18 (1.73%) WebDriver
14 17 (1.64%) Grunt
14 17 (1.64%) PHPUnit
14 17 (1.64%) TestNG
15 14 (1.35%) Cucumber
15 14 (1.35%) Gradle
General
1 85 (8.19%) Finance
2 62 (5.97%) Marketing
3 38 (3.66%) Retail
4 18 (1.73%) Automotive
4 18 (1.73%) Manufacturing
5 15 (1.45%) Games
6 14 (1.35%) Financial Institution
7 13 (1.25%) Telecoms
8 8 (0.77%) Advertising
8 8 (0.77%) Law
9 5 (0.48%) Back Office
10 4 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.29%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.29%) Avionics
11 3 (0.29%) Banking
12 2 (0.19%) Billing
12 2 (0.19%) Military
13 1 (0.096%) Legal
13 1 (0.096%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 826 (79.58%) Developer
2 160 (15.41%) .NET Developer
3 153 (14.74%) Senior Developer
4 132 (12.72%) Software Developer
5 130 (12.52%) Web Developer
6 116 (11.18%) C# Developer
7 114 (10.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 83 (8.00%) PHP Developer
9 75 (7.23%) Full Stack Developer
10 70 (6.74%) Junior
11 69 (6.65%) C# .NET Developer
12 68 (6.55%) Java Developer
13 66 (6.36%) Junior Developer
14 51 (4.91%) JavaScript Developer
15 50 (4.82%) Lead Developer
16 45 (4.34%) ASP.NET Developer
16 45 (4.34%) C# Software Developer
17 43 (4.14%) Architect
18 40 (3.85%) Software Engineer
19 39 (3.76%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 708 (68.21%) HTML
2 670 (64.55%) CSS
3 416 (40.08%) .NET
4 338 (32.56%) AngularJS
5 263 (25.34%) ASP.NET
6 229 (22.06%) HTML5
7 201 (19.36%) jQuery
8 186 (17.92%) React
9 141 (13.58%) ASP.NET MVC
9 141 (13.58%) CSS3
10 133 (12.81%) Web Services
11 119 (11.46%) Spring
12 117 (11.27%) Node.js
13 111 (10.69%) ASP.NET Web API
14 96 (9.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 92 (8.86%) Laravel
16 89 (8.57%) KnockoutJS
16 89 (8.57%) REST
17 81 (7.80%) .NET Framework
17 81 (7.80%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 81 (7.80%) User Experience
2 47 (4.53%) Greenfield Project
3 43 (4.14%) Mobile App
4 22 (2.12%) Self-Motivation
5 19 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (1.83%) NHS
6 18 (1.73%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (1.73%) Internet of Things
7 15 (1.45%) CCTV
8 13 (1.25%) New Media
9 12 (1.16%) Algorithms
10 10 (0.96%) Data Structures
11 9 (0.87%) Fintech
11 9 (0.87%) Virtual Team
12 8 (0.77%) Driving Licence
12 8 (0.77%) Life Science
12 8 (0.77%) Social Media
13 6 (0.58%) Mobile Games
14 5 (0.48%) Grid Computing
14 5 (0.48%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 81 (7.80%) Linux
2 65 (6.26%) Windows
3 32 (3.08%) Unix
4 17 (1.64%) Apple iOS
5 16 (1.54%) Android
6 14 (1.35%) Mac OS
7 12 (1.16%) Windows 10
8 8 (0.77%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.29%) Solaris
10 1 (0.096%) Debian
10 1 (0.096%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 468 (45.09%) Agile Software Development
2 349 (33.62%) MVC
3 252 (24.28%) Web Development
4 184 (17.73%) TDD
5 178 (17.15%) Scrum
6 148 (14.26%) Front End Development
7 136 (13.10%) OO
8 119 (11.46%) Problem-Solving
9 116 (11.18%) Continuous Integration
10 101 (9.73%) OOP
11 98 (9.44%) SOA
12 93 (8.96%) Software Engineering
13 82 (7.90%) SDLC
13 82 (7.90%) Test Automation
14 80 (7.71%) Mentoring
15 66 (6.36%) Unit Testing
16 61 (5.88%) E-Commerce
17 59 (5.68%) Continuous Delivery
18 58 (5.59%) DevOps
19 55 (5.30%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 490 (47.21%) C#
2 324 (31.21%) SQL
3 232 (22.35%) Java
4 213 (20.52%) PHP
5 109 (10.50%) Python
6 66 (6.36%) VB.NET
7 54 (5.20%) TypeScript
8 47 (4.53%) T-SQL
9 43 (4.14%) Perl
10 36 (3.47%) C
11 30 (2.89%) ES6
12 27 (2.60%) Ruby
13 26 (2.50%) C++
14 24 (2.31%) Bash Shell
15 22 (2.12%) Scala
16 14 (1.35%) PL/SQL
17 12 (1.16%) Java 8
17 12 (1.16%) R
18 11 (1.06%) VBScript
19 10 (0.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 135 (13.01%) Degree
2 46 (4.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (1.93%) Security Cleared
4 12 (1.16%) HND
5 10 (0.96%) ISEB
5 10 (0.96%) Master's Degree
6 7 (0.67%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.48%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.096%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.096%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (7.32%) QA
2 4 (0.39%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.29%) GDPR
3 3 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.29%) WAI
4 2 (0.19%) SLA
5 1 (0.096%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.096%) HL7
System Software
1 44 (4.24%) Docker
2 2 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.096%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 35 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
2 32 (3.08%) Puppet
3 20 (1.93%) Ansible
4 9 (0.87%) Kubernetes
5 5 (0.48%) cPanel
6 3 (0.29%) Terraform
7 1 (0.096%) Rancher
Vendors
1 205 (19.75%) Microsoft
2 41 (3.95%) Oracle
3 27 (2.60%) Xamarin
4 25 (2.41%) Atlassian
5 21 (2.02%) Zend
6 18 (1.73%) Adobe
7 15 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (1.35%) Google
9 12 (1.16%) BT
10 9 (0.87%) ServiceNow
11 8 (0.77%) Apple
11 8 (0.77%) IBM
11 8 (0.77%) SAP
12 7 (0.67%) Sitecore
13 5 (0.48%) Fujitsu
14 4 (0.39%) Informatica
14 4 (0.39%) MuleSoft
14 4 (0.39%) Tableau
15 3 (0.29%) JD Edwards
15 3 (0.29%) Okta