Period
to 18 February 2018

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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 5 4 10
Rank change year-on-year -1 +6 +2
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 1,763 1,922 1,700
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 18.08% 18.71% 15.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.19% 39.93% 33.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1,601 1,795 1,649
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,350 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%

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 4,872 4,813 5,056
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 49.95% 46.85% 45.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4,054 4,078 4,445
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,750 £25,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 18 February 2018.

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 18 February 2018. 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 -2 499 £45,000 +12.50% 98
Warwickshire 0 308 £35,000 -6.67% 39
Coventry -3 260 £45,000 +12.50% 28
Staffordshire +1 173 £35,000 -12.50% 54
Solihull +4 158 £37,500 -6.25% 26
Worcestershire 0 124 £35,000 - 20
Shropshire 0 54 £33,750 +3.85% 12
Wolverhampton +1 33 £37,500 +33.93% 5
Halesowen -18 31 £32,500 +32.65% 2
Herefordshire -6 27 £37,500 - 4
Walsall +8 16 £50,000 -31.03% 1
Sutton Coldfield +10 15 £35,000 -2.10% 2
Dudley +10 4 £25,000 -33.33% 1
Brierley Hill - 3 - - 1
Smethwick 0 2 £50,000 +47.06%
Wednesbury - 2 £37,500 -
Stourbridge -2 1 £26,000 -35.00%
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, 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 1,241 (70.39%) HTML
2 1,153 (65.40%) CSS
3 711 (40.33%) C#
4 670 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
5 657 (37.27%) .NET
6 633 (35.90%) AngularJS
7 595 (33.75%) PHP
8 593 (33.64%) MVC
9 516 (29.27%) jQuery
10 500 (28.36%) Web Development
11 478 (27.11%) SQL
12 461 (26.15%) MySQL
13 437 (24.79%) ASP.NET
14 424 (24.05%) SQL Server
15 408 (23.14%) HTML5
16 368 (20.87%) Java
17 310 (17.58%) Git (software)
18 308 (17.47%) Microsoft
19 292 (16.56%) Front End Development
20 273 (15.48%) Node.js
21 261 (14.80%) CSS3
22 248 (14.07%) ASP.NET MVC
23 220 (12.48%) React
24 206 (11.68%) Scrum
25 204 (11.57%) Microsoft Azure
26 198 (11.23%) Linux
27 196 (11.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
28 185 (10.49%) User Experience
29 184 (10.44%) ASP.NET Web API
30 179 (10.15%) 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
1 115 (6.52%) CMS
2 94 (5.33%) SharePoint
3 93 (5.28%) WordPress
4 84 (4.76%) Apache
5 55 (3.12%) JBoss
6 53 (3.01%) Confluence
7 35 (1.99%) Drupal
8 30 (1.70%) nginx
9 26 (1.47%) Umbraco
10 21 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
11 14 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
11 14 (0.79%) IIS
12 13 (0.74%) Tomcat
13 12 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
14 10 (0.57%) WebSphere
15 8 (0.45%) Apache Solr
16 7 (0.40%) OpenStack
17 6 (0.34%) ExpressionEngine
17 6 (0.34%) Joomla!
17 6 (0.34%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 66 (3.74%) Photoshop
2 51 (2.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 14 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (0.68%) Chatbot
5 11 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 9 (0.51%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (0.34%) RoboHelp
8 5 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 4 (0.23%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.23%) Snagit
9 4 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
10 3 (0.17%) InDesign
10 3 (0.17%) InVision
11 1 (0.057%) Adobe Captivate
11 1 (0.057%) GIMP
11 1 (0.057%) Microsoft Project
11 1 (0.057%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.057%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.057%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 78 (4.42%) Magento
2 74 (4.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.57%) Shopify
4 6 (0.34%) WebTrends
5 5 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.17%) OpenCart
6 3 (0.17%) Sage 1000
6 3 (0.17%) Sage 500
7 1 (0.057%) osCommerce
7 1 (0.057%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 204 (11.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 118 (6.69%) Amazon AWS
3 48 (2.72%) GitHub
4 46 (2.61%) PaaS
5 45 (2.55%) npm
6 43 (2.44%) SaaS
7 39 (2.21%) IaaS
8 36 (2.04%) Office 365
9 28 (1.59%) Dynamics 365
10 18 (1.02%) Serverless
11 16 (0.91%) Bluemix
11 16 (0.91%) Google Analytics
11 16 (0.91%) IBM Cloud
12 15 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
12 15 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
13 14 (0.79%) AdWords
14 13 (0.74%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 8 (0.45%) Amazon S3
16 7 (0.40%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 7 (0.40%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 31 (1.76%) Internet
2 13 (0.74%) HTTP
2 13 (0.74%) SSH
3 12 (0.68%) DNS
4 11 (0.62%) DHCP
4 11 (0.62%) Intranet
5 9 (0.51%) Firewall
6 8 (0.45%) Broadband
7 7 (0.40%) AMQP
8 5 (0.28%) CTI
8 5 (0.28%) Extranet
8 5 (0.28%) SMS
9 3 (0.17%) Network Security
9 3 (0.17%) SMTP
9 3 (0.17%) SNMP
10 2 (0.11%) 4G
10 2 (0.11%) FTP
10 2 (0.11%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.11%) Skype
10 2 (0.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 461 (26.15%) MySQL
2 424 (24.05%) SQL Server
3 167 (9.47%) NoSQL
4 81 (4.59%) MongoDB
5 76 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
6 49 (2.78%) Relational Database
7 36 (2.04%) Big Data
8 35 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 22 (1.25%) SQL Server 2016
10 21 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
11 19 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 19 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 15 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
13 13 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
13 13 (0.74%) Power BI
14 12 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
14 12 (0.68%) DB2
15 11 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 11 (0.62%) Data Mining
15 11 (0.62%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 310 (17.58%) Git (software)
2 149 (8.45%) Visual Studio
3 108 (6.13%) Jenkins
4 99 (5.62%) Subversion
5 96 (5.45%) JIRA
6 66 (3.74%) Maven
7 65 (3.69%) gulp
8 55 (3.12%) Selenium
9 54 (3.06%) Team Foundation Server
10 52 (2.95%) TeamCity
11 42 (2.38%) JUnit
12 40 (2.27%) Vagrant
13 39 (2.21%) Grunt
14 38 (2.16%) webpack
15 34 (1.93%) Cucumber
16 30 (1.70%) Visual Studio Team System
17 25 (1.42%) Android Studio
18 24 (1.36%) Mocha
19 23 (1.30%) Bitbucket
19 23 (1.30%) WebDriver
General
1 172 (9.76%) Marketing
2 137 (7.77%) Finance
3 119 (6.75%) Retail
4 90 (5.10%) Advertising
5 77 (4.37%) Games
6 56 (3.18%) Automotive
7 44 (2.50%) Telecoms
8 39 (2.21%) Electronics
9 35 (1.99%) Manufacturing
10 29 (1.64%) Banking
11 22 (1.25%) Back Office
12 12 (0.68%) Legal
13 10 (0.57%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.51%) Music Industry
15 3 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.17%) Publishing
16 1 (0.057%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.057%) Avionics
16 1 (0.057%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1,491 (84.57%) Developer
2 335 (19.00%) PHP Developer
3 301 (17.07%) .NET Developer
4 295 (16.73%) Web Developer
5 282 (16.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 267 (15.14%) C# Developer
7 252 (14.29%) Senior Developer
8 222 (12.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 176 (9.98%) Java Developer
10 172 (9.76%) HTML Developer
11 166 (9.42%) C# .NET Developer
12 158 (8.96%) Software Developer
13 145 (8.22%) Full Stack Developer
14 143 (8.11%) HTML CSS Developer
15 141 (8.00%) Junior
16 140 (7.94%) Junior Developer
17 138 (7.83%) ASP.NET Developer
18 124 (7.03%) PHP Web Developer
19 121 (6.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
20 108 (6.13%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,241 (70.39%) HTML
2 1,153 (65.40%) CSS
3 657 (37.27%) .NET
4 633 (35.90%) AngularJS
5 516 (29.27%) jQuery
6 437 (24.79%) ASP.NET
7 408 (23.14%) HTML5
8 273 (15.48%) Node.js
9 261 (14.80%) CSS3
10 248 (14.07%) ASP.NET MVC
11 220 (12.48%) React
12 196 (11.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 184 (10.44%) ASP.NET Web API
14 179 (10.15%) Laravel
15 171 (9.70%) .NET Framework
16 162 (9.19%) RESTful
17 156 (8.85%) Web Services
18 152 (8.62%) Entity Framework
19 150 (8.51%) REST
20 148 (8.39%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 185 (10.49%) User Experience
2 145 (8.22%) Mobile App
3 90 (5.10%) Computer Science
4 86 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
5 68 (3.86%) Enterprise Software
6 56 (3.18%) Social Media
7 50 (2.84%) Linux Command Line
8 39 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
9 35 (1.99%) Graphic Design
10 22 (1.25%) Data Structures
11 20 (1.13%) Algorithms
12 19 (1.08%) Blog
13 16 (0.91%) Fintech
14 14 (0.79%) BBC
15 13 (0.74%) NHS
16 12 (0.68%) Online Games
17 11 (0.62%) Music Streaming
18 9 (0.51%) iPhone
18 9 (0.51%) Public Cloud
19 7 (0.40%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 198 (11.23%) Linux
2 108 (6.13%) Android
3 67 (3.80%) Apple iOS
4 61 (3.46%) Windows
5 31 (1.76%) Unix
6 14 (0.79%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.28%) CentOS
8 4 (0.23%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.057%) Debian
9 1 (0.057%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.057%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.057%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.057%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 670 (38.00%) Agile Software Development
2 593 (33.64%) MVC
3 500 (28.36%) Web Development
4 292 (16.56%) Front End Development
5 206 (11.68%) Scrum
6 175 (9.93%) Mentoring
7 171 (9.70%) Software Engineering
8 169 (9.59%) TDD
9 159 (9.02%) E-Commerce
10 154 (8.74%) Test Automation
11 144 (8.17%) SDLC
12 138 (7.83%) OO
13 132 (7.49%) CRM
14 111 (6.30%) OOP
15 93 (5.28%) Unit Testing
16 84 (4.76%) Analytics
17 73 (4.14%) Collaborative Working
18 72 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
18 72 (4.08%) Open Source
19 67 (3.80%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 711 (40.33%) C#
2 595 (33.75%) PHP
3 478 (27.11%) SQL
4 368 (20.87%) Java
5 116 (6.58%) Python
6 74 (4.20%) C++
7 71 (4.03%) VB.NET
8 63 (3.57%) T-SQL
9 61 (3.46%) Ruby
10 55 (3.12%) C
11 52 (2.95%) TypeScript
12 43 (2.44%) PowerShell
13 32 (1.82%) ES6
14 28 (1.59%) Perl
15 26 (1.47%) Go
16 25 (1.42%) XPath
17 18 (1.02%) PHP 7
18 14 (0.79%) Bash Shell
18 14 (0.79%) VB
19 13 (0.74%) Scala
Qualifications
1 150 (8.51%) Degree
2 78 (4.42%) Security Cleared
3 55 (3.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 28 (1.59%) ISTQB
5 23 (1.30%) ISEB
6 19 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (0.79%) SC Cleared
8 10 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 7 (0.40%) OCP
9 7 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
10 5 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
11 3 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.17%) HND
11 3 (0.17%) Master's Degree
11 3 (0.17%) PhD
12 1 (0.057%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.057%) MCSD
12 1 (0.057%) Network+ Certification
12 1 (0.057%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.057%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (3.80%) QA
2 4 (0.23%) ISO 9001
2 4 (0.23%) SLA
3 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.057%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 161 (9.13%) Docker
2 26 (1.47%) Active Directory
3 16 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.57%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.57%) Samba
4 10 (0.57%) Squid
5 7 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
6 6 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.23%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.057%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.057%) Firmware
8 1 (0.057%) HDFS
8 1 (0.057%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.057%) vSphere
8 1 (0.057%) Xen
Systems Management
1 91 (5.16%) Puppet
2 68 (3.86%) Opscode Chef
3 61 (3.46%) Ansible
4 11 (0.62%) Marathon
5 9 (0.51%) SCCM
6 8 (0.45%) Kubernetes
6 8 (0.45%) Terraform
7 7 (0.40%) Capistrano
7 7 (0.40%) Pingdom
7 7 (0.40%) Salt
7 7 (0.40%) SCVMM
8 6 (0.34%) vCenter Server
9 4 (0.23%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.17%) SCOM
11 1 (0.057%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.057%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 308 (17.47%) Microsoft
2 134 (7.60%) Oracle
3 94 (5.33%) Google
4 41 (2.33%) Zend
5 37 (2.10%) Twitter
6 36 (2.04%) Adobe
7 31 (1.76%) IBM
8 25 (1.42%) Xamarin
9 22 (1.25%) Apple
9 22 (1.25%) VMware
10 14 (0.79%) SAP
11 13 (0.74%) Progress
12 12 (0.68%) Telerik
13 11 (0.62%) Sitecore
14 10 (0.57%) Citrix
14 10 (0.57%) NetApp
14 10 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
14 10 (0.57%) ServiceNow
15 8 (0.45%) Capita
15 8 (0.45%) Cognos