Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 10 6 4
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2 +1
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 890 1,404 1,988
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 12.25% 16.24% 20.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.76% 37.18% 38.09%
Number of salaries quoted 834 1,267 1,878
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,150 £23,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £56,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year - +6.38% +4.44%

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 3,206 3,776 5,219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.13% 43.67% 52.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2,766 3,218 4,539
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,000 £25,125
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% 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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -2 294 £42,500 -5.56% 109
Staffordshire +1 128 £40,000 +5.26% 33
Warwickshire -1 120 £45,000 +20.00% 30
Worcestershire -4 90 £40,000 +6.67% 48
Coventry -26 66 £48,000 +1.05% 18
Solihull -11 53 £45,000 - 13
Sutton Coldfield +1 33 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Shropshire +6 32 £31,500 +5.00% 10
Herefordshire -4 17 £35,000 -50.00% 10
Walsall 0 12 £55,000 +57.14% 4
Halesowen - 8 £43,000 - 6
Wolverhampton +7 1 £30,000 -6.98% 2
Kingswinford - 1 £45,000 -
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 561 (63.03%) HTML
2 555 (62.36%) CSS
3 447 (50.22%) C#
4 404 (45.39%) .NET
5 392 (44.04%) Agile Software Development
6 281 (31.57%) MVC
7 280 (31.46%) AngularJS
8 273 (30.67%) ASP.NET
9 266 (29.89%) Web Development
10 237 (26.63%) SQL
11 227 (25.51%) jQuery
12 218 (24.49%) React
13 202 (22.70%) PHP
14 191 (21.46%) Git (software)
15 185 (20.79%) HTML5
16 183 (20.56%) SQL Server
17 153 (17.19%) Azure
18 143 (16.07%) Front End Development
19 142 (15.96%) Microsoft
20 141 (15.84%) Node.js
21 137 (15.39%) Scrum
22 131 (14.72%) Software Engineering
23 130 (14.61%) MySQL
24 122 (13.71%) DevOps
25 118 (13.26%) CSS3
25 118 (13.26%) Degree
26 111 (12.47%) ASP.NET Web API
27 107 (12.02%) OO
27 107 (12.02%) .NET Framework
27 107 (12.02%) Laravel

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 38 (4.27%) CMS
2 36 (4.04%) WordPress
3 20 (2.25%) Umbraco
4 18 (2.02%) SharePoint
5 15 (1.69%) Drupal
6 13 (1.46%) IIS
6 13 (1.46%) SharePoint Server
7 9 (1.01%) Confluence
8 7 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (0.67%) WebLogic
10 5 (0.56%) Apache
10 5 (0.56%) EPiServer
10 5 (0.56%) JBoss
11 4 (0.45%) ArcGIS
12 3 (0.34%) Liferay
13 2 (0.22%) ColdFusion
13 2 (0.22%) GeoServer
13 2 (0.22%) Mule
13 2 (0.22%) Oracle Spatial
13 2 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 17 (1.91%) Photoshop
2 9 (1.01%) Adobe XD
3 4 (0.45%) Fireworks
3 4 (0.45%) Moqups
4 3 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.22%) Sketch
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.11%) Figma
6 1 (0.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 28 (3.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.91%) Magento
3 5 (0.56%) OpenCart
4 2 (0.22%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.22%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 153 (17.19%) Azure
2 68 (7.64%) AWS
3 33 (3.71%) SaaS
4 19 (2.13%) Dynamics 365
5 18 (2.02%) Serverless
6 17 (1.91%) Office 365
7 16 (1.80%) npm
8 11 (1.24%) GCP
8 11 (1.24%) GitHub
9 10 (1.12%) Power Platform
10 8 (0.90%) PaaS
11 6 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.56%) Heroku
12 5 (0.56%) PowerApps
13 4 (0.45%) Google Play
13 4 (0.45%) Slack
14 3 (0.34%) IBM Cloud
15 2 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
15 2 (0.22%) Azure Functions
15 2 (0.22%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.70%) Internet
2 10 (1.12%) HTTP
2 10 (1.12%) SSL
3 8 (0.90%) HTTPS
4 5 (0.56%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.34%) Intranet
5 3 (0.34%) Skype
6 2 (0.22%) FTP
6 2 (0.22%) RS-232
6 2 (0.22%) RS-485
6 2 (0.22%) SNMP
6 2 (0.22%) Wireless
7 1 (0.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (20.56%) SQL Server
2 130 (14.61%) MySQL
3 49 (5.51%) MongoDB
4 35 (3.93%) NoSQL
5 25 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 20 (2.25%) Relational Database
7 14 (1.57%) Redis
8 10 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (1.01%) Couchbase
10 8 (0.90%) RavenDB
10 8 (0.90%) SQLite
11 7 (0.79%) Amazon RDS
12 6 (0.67%) MariaDB
12 6 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (0.56%) Power BI
14 4 (0.45%) GIS
15 3 (0.34%) Azure SQL Database
15 3 (0.34%) Big Data
16 2 (0.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 2 (0.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 191 (21.46%) Git (software)
2 80 (8.99%) Visual Studio
3 28 (3.15%) Subversion
4 26 (2.92%) JIRA
5 25 (2.81%) Jenkins
6 22 (2.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (1.91%) Octopus Deploy
7 17 (1.91%) Visual Studio Team System
7 17 (1.91%) webpack
8 14 (1.57%) gulp
9 12 (1.35%) Grunt
10 11 (1.24%) Maven
10 11 (1.24%) Selenium
11 9 (1.01%) Gradle
11 9 (1.01%) TeamCity
12 7 (0.79%) Balsamiq
12 7 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 6 (0.67%) Jasmine
13 6 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
14 5 (0.56%) Eclipse
General
1 62 (6.97%) Retail
2 46 (5.17%) Marketing
3 32 (3.60%) Games
4 28 (3.15%) Finance
5 14 (1.57%) Public Sector
6 10 (1.12%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.01%) Automotive
8 7 (0.79%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.67%) Billing
9 6 (0.67%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.34%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.34%) Law
10 3 (0.34%) Legal
10 3 (0.34%) Local Government
10 3 (0.34%) Online Betting
11 2 (0.22%) Banking
12 1 (0.11%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 753 (84.61%) Developer
2 173 (19.44%) .NET Developer
3 141 (15.84%) PHP Developer
4 134 (15.06%) Full Stack Developer
5 123 (13.82%) Senior Developer
6 114 (12.81%) Web Developer
7 98 (11.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 88 (9.89%) Software Developer
9 81 (9.10%) C# Developer
10 58 (6.52%) JavaScript Developer
11 51 (5.73%) C# .NET Developer
12 43 (4.83%) React Developer
13 41 (4.61%) Junior
14 34 (3.82%) Software Engineer
15 33 (3.71%) Junior Developer
16 32 (3.60%) Architect
17 30 (3.37%) Senior .NET Developer
18 29 (3.26%) .NET Software Developer
19 24 (2.70%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
20 21 (2.36%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 561 (63.03%) HTML
2 555 (62.36%) CSS
3 404 (45.39%) .NET
4 280 (31.46%) AngularJS
5 273 (30.67%) ASP.NET
6 227 (25.51%) jQuery
7 218 (24.49%) React
8 185 (20.79%) HTML5
9 141 (15.84%) Node.js
10 118 (13.26%) CSS3
11 111 (12.47%) ASP.NET Web API
12 107 (12.02%) .NET Framework
12 107 (12.02%) Laravel
13 102 (11.46%) ASP.NET MVC
14 85 (9.55%) Sass
15 77 (8.65%) .NET Core
16 71 (7.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 68 (7.64%) REST
17 68 (7.64%) Vue.js
18 63 (7.08%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 103 (11.57%) User Experience
2 76 (8.54%) Mobile App
3 66 (7.42%) Greenfield Project
4 42 (4.72%) Self-Motivation
5 20 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (1.80%) Graphic Design
6 16 (1.80%) Management Information System
7 12 (1.35%) Xbox
8 11 (1.24%) iPad
9 7 (0.79%) Algorithms
9 7 (0.79%) SCADA
10 6 (0.67%) Data Structures
11 5 (0.56%) N-Tier
12 4 (0.45%) CCTV
12 4 (0.45%) Digital Media
12 4 (0.45%) Enterprise Cloud
12 4 (0.45%) Tandem
12 4 (0.45%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.45%) Web 2.0
13 3 (0.34%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 33 (3.71%) Linux
2 30 (3.37%) Windows
3 26 (2.92%) Android
4 23 (2.58%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.12%) Windows Server
6 8 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.45%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.22%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.22%) Unix
9 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 392 (44.04%) Agile Software Development
2 281 (31.57%) MVC
3 266 (29.89%) Web Development
4 143 (16.07%) Front End Development
5 137 (15.39%) Scrum
6 131 (14.72%) Software Engineering
7 122 (13.71%) DevOps
8 107 (12.02%) OO
9 104 (11.69%) TDD
10 102 (11.46%) Problem-Solving
11 93 (10.45%) SDLC
12 78 (8.76%) Computer Science
13 76 (8.54%) OOP
14 66 (7.42%) E-Commerce
15 63 (7.08%) Mentoring
16 57 (6.40%) Test Automation
17 49 (5.51%) Unit Testing
18 47 (5.28%) Mobile Development
19 45 (5.06%) Continuous Integration
20 44 (4.94%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 447 (50.22%) C#
2 237 (26.63%) SQL
3 202 (22.70%) PHP
4 66 (7.42%) Java
5 61 (6.85%) ES6
6 54 (6.07%) TypeScript
7 46 (5.17%) VB.NET
8 42 (4.72%) T-SQL
9 36 (4.04%) Python
10 21 (2.36%) Kotlin
11 16 (1.80%) C++
12 12 (1.35%) ES7
12 12 (1.35%) Objective-C
12 12 (1.35%) Ruby
13 11 (1.24%) PHP 7
14 10 (1.12%) C
15 9 (1.01%) Go
15 9 (1.01%) PowerShell
16 8 (0.90%) Apple Swift
17 7 (0.79%) Dart
Qualifications
1 118 (13.26%) Degree
2 29 (3.26%) HND
3 22 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (1.35%) MCP
4 12 (1.35%) SC Cleared
4 12 (1.35%) Security Cleared
5 8 (0.90%) Numerate Degree
6 7 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (0.67%) HNC
8 3 (0.34%) ISEB
8 3 (0.34%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (0.22%) PMP
10 1 (0.11%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (6.74%) QA
2 9 (1.01%) SLA
3 3 (0.34%) GDPR
4 2 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 9002
5 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17025
System Software
1 66 (7.42%) Docker
2 4 (0.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.11%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 14 (1.57%) Kubernetes
2 8 (0.90%) AirWatch
2 8 (0.90%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.34%) Kibana
4 3 (0.34%) Puppet
4 3 (0.34%) Terraform
5 2 (0.22%) Ansible
5 2 (0.22%) Icinga
6 1 (0.11%) FTK
6 1 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 142 (15.96%) Microsoft
2 29 (3.26%) Zend
3 28 (3.15%) Oracle
4 23 (2.58%) Xamarin
5 18 (2.02%) Google
6 12 (1.35%) Apple
7 11 (1.24%) IBM
8 10 (1.12%) Adobe
9 8 (0.90%) Red Hat
10 7 (0.79%) ServiceNow
11 6 (0.67%) Ericsson
12 5 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
13 4 (0.45%) Cypress Semiconductor
13 4 (0.45%) ESRI
14 3 (0.34%) Software AG
14 3 (0.34%) Spotify
14 3 (0.34%) TOWER Software
14 3 (0.34%) WooCommerce
15 2 (0.22%) CA
15 2 (0.22%) MuleSoft