Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 5 5
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +5
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 1,178 1,953 2,016
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.37% 19.39% 18.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.78% 37.49% 39.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1,046 1,825 1,875
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%

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 3,487 5,209 5,109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 42.54% 51.73% 46.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2,917 4,469 4,275
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -5 463 £45,000 +5.88% 117
Coventry +2 160 £45,000 +15.38% 26
Warwickshire -6 111 £40,000 +14.29% 34
Staffordshire -2 109 £37,500 +7.14% 52
Worcestershire -4 79 £37,500 +7.14% 46
Solihull -3 72 £55,000 +37.50% 27
Sutton Coldfield -1 65 £37,500 +15.38% 6
Shropshire -3 42 £31,500 -10.00% 14
Herefordshire -13 20 £52,500 +40.00% 4
Walsall +1 16 £32,500 -23.53% 2
Wolverhampton -10 5 £45,000 +15.38% 1
Halesowen +17 3 £35,000 +7.69% 5
Dudley -25 3 £27,500 -13.39%
Stourbridge -1 1 £32,500 +25.00% 2
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 811 (68.85%) HTML
2 749 (63.58%) CSS
3 568 (48.22%) C#
4 517 (43.89%) Agile Software Development
5 500 (42.44%) .NET
6 393 (33.36%) MVC
7 387 (32.85%) SQL
8 382 (32.43%) AngularJS
9 298 (25.30%) ASP.NET
10 288 (24.45%) Web Development
11 286 (24.28%) SQL Server
12 281 (23.85%) Java
13 250 (21.22%) PHP
14 242 (20.54%) HTML5
15 238 (20.20%) jQuery
16 209 (17.74%) Microsoft
16 209 (17.74%) Scrum
17 208 (17.66%) TDD
18 204 (17.32%) React
19 190 (16.13%) Git (software)
20 179 (15.20%) ASP.NET MVC
21 165 (14.01%) Front End Development
22 155 (13.16%) MySQL
22 155 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
23 148 (12.56%) Spring
24 147 (12.48%) CSS3
25 143 (12.14%) ASP.NET Web API
26 134 (11.38%) Degree
27 131 (11.12%) Node.js
28 128 (10.87%) Finance

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 85 (7.22%) CMS
2 50 (4.24%) Umbraco
3 42 (3.57%) WordPress
4 31 (2.63%) Apache
4 31 (2.63%) Tomcat
5 30 (2.55%) Confluence
6 26 (2.21%) SharePoint
7 24 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
8 20 (1.70%) Drupal
9 17 (1.44%) Anypoint
9 17 (1.44%) nginx
10 15 (1.27%) Mule
11 14 (1.19%) Joomla!
12 12 (1.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 6 (0.51%) Apache Solr
13 6 (0.51%) JBoss
14 4 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
15 3 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 2 (0.17%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (0.93%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.51%) Mingle
4 5 (0.42%) Maya
5 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.085%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.085%) ArchiCAD
6 1 (0.085%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.085%) MicroStation
6 1 (0.085%) Revit
Business Applications
1 27 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.02%) NetSuite
3 11 (0.93%) Magento
4 5 (0.42%) SAP Business One
5 4 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
7 2 (0.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.085%) JDE OneWorld
8 1 (0.085%) Shopify
8 1 (0.085%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 155 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 91 (7.72%) Amazon AWS
3 48 (4.07%) GitHub
4 39 (3.31%) SaaS
5 35 (2.97%) PaaS
6 27 (2.29%) IaaS
6 27 (2.29%) npm
7 25 (2.12%) AWS CloudFormation
8 22 (1.87%) Office 365
8 22 (1.87%) Serverless
9 21 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
10 17 (1.44%) Amazon S3
11 14 (1.19%) Dynamics 365
12 10 (0.85%) NuGet
13 6 (0.51%) Google Analytics
14 4 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
14 4 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
14 4 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
14 4 (0.34%) Route 53
14 4 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.44%) Internet
2 11 (0.93%) Intranet
3 10 (0.85%) DNS
3 10 (0.85%) HTTP
4 9 (0.76%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.68%) RS-485
5 8 (0.68%) SNMP
6 6 (0.51%) Skype
7 2 (0.17%) Broadband
7 2 (0.17%) SMS
7 2 (0.17%) SSL
8 1 (0.085%) Hyperconnected
Database & Business Intelligence
1 286 (24.28%) SQL Server
2 155 (13.16%) MySQL
3 106 (9.00%) Relational Database
4 99 (8.40%) NoSQL
5 47 (3.99%) PostgreSQL
6 45 (3.82%) MongoDB
7 25 (2.12%) Big Data
8 17 (1.44%) Amazon RDS
9 16 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (1.19%) Hazelcast
10 14 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 14 (1.19%) SQLite
11 13 (1.10%) DB2
12 12 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 12 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
13 11 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
14 9 (0.76%) RDBMS
14 9 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
15 8 (0.68%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 190 (16.13%) Git (software)
2 104 (8.83%) Visual Studio
3 71 (6.03%) Jenkins
4 57 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
5 53 (4.50%) JIRA
6 52 (4.41%) Maven
7 48 (4.07%) JUnit
8 40 (3.40%) Selenium
9 32 (2.72%) Visual Studio Team System
10 27 (2.29%) webpack
11 26 (2.21%) Jasmine
12 23 (1.95%) TeamCity
13 21 (1.78%) Karma Test Runner
14 20 (1.70%) Cucumber
15 19 (1.61%) Grunt
15 19 (1.61%) gulp
16 18 (1.53%) PHPUnit
16 18 (1.53%) TestNG
17 17 (1.44%) Subversion
17 17 (1.44%) WebDriver
General
1 128 (10.87%) Finance
2 62 (5.26%) Marketing
2 62 (5.26%) Retail
3 28 (2.38%) Automotive
4 24 (2.04%) Advertising
5 19 (1.61%) Telecoms
6 14 (1.19%) Financial Institution
7 12 (1.02%) Games
8 11 (0.93%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.51%) Legal
10 5 (0.42%) Law
10 5 (0.42%) Publishing
11 4 (0.34%) Back Office
11 4 (0.34%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.25%) Banking
13 2 (0.17%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.17%) Avionics
13 2 (0.17%) Military
14 1 (0.085%) Electronics
14 1 (0.085%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 954 (80.98%) Developer
2 192 (16.30%) .NET Developer
3 181 (15.37%) Senior Developer
4 171 (14.52%) C# Developer
5 148 (12.56%) Web Developer
6 134 (11.38%) Software Developer
7 109 (9.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 103 (8.74%) PHP Developer
9 100 (8.49%) Java Developer
10 96 (8.15%) C# .NET Developer
11 92 (7.81%) Full Stack Developer
12 75 (6.37%) Junior
13 71 (6.03%) Junior Developer
14 65 (5.52%) JavaScript Developer
15 59 (5.01%) Lead Developer
16 55 (4.67%) ASP.NET Developer
17 48 (4.07%) Architect
18 46 (3.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
19 44 (3.74%) C# Software Developer
20 41 (3.48%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 811 (68.85%) HTML
2 749 (63.58%) CSS
3 500 (42.44%) .NET
4 382 (32.43%) AngularJS
5 298 (25.30%) ASP.NET
6 242 (20.54%) HTML5
7 238 (20.20%) jQuery
8 204 (17.32%) React
9 179 (15.20%) ASP.NET MVC
10 148 (12.56%) Spring
11 147 (12.48%) CSS3
12 143 (12.14%) ASP.NET Web API
13 131 (11.12%) Node.js
14 127 (10.78%) KnockoutJS
14 127 (10.78%) Web Services
15 114 (9.68%) .NET Framework
16 108 (9.17%) RESTful
17 94 (7.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 92 (7.81%) REST
19 86 (7.30%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 72 (6.11%) User Experience
2 57 (4.84%) Greenfield Project
2 57 (4.84%) Mobile App
3 39 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (2.46%) Self-Motivation
5 26 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (1.44%) NHS
7 15 (1.27%) Fintech
8 11 (0.93%) Algorithms
8 11 (0.93%) Data Structures
8 11 (0.93%) Driving Licence
8 11 (0.93%) Graphic Design
9 10 (0.85%) CCTV
9 10 (0.85%) Client/Server
9 10 (0.85%) FMCG
10 9 (0.76%) Internet of Things
11 8 (0.68%) CPLD
11 8 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
11 8 (0.68%) Grid Computing
11 8 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 102 (8.66%) Linux
2 69 (5.86%) Windows
3 33 (2.80%) Unix
4 19 (1.61%) Android
5 16 (1.36%) Apple iOS
6 10 (0.85%) Windows 10
7 6 (0.51%) Mac OS
8 5 (0.42%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.42%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.17%) Solaris
9 2 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.085%) Debian
10 1 (0.085%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 517 (43.89%) Agile Software Development
2 393 (33.36%) MVC
3 288 (24.45%) Web Development
4 209 (17.74%) Scrum
5 208 (17.66%) TDD
6 165 (14.01%) Front End Development
7 127 (10.78%) Problem-Solving
8 113 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
9 111 (9.42%) OO
10 109 (9.25%) Software Engineering
11 105 (8.91%) Mentoring
12 95 (8.06%) SDLC
13 75 (6.37%) OOP
14 72 (6.11%) SOA
15 70 (5.94%) CRM
15 70 (5.94%) E-Commerce
16 69 (5.86%) Test Automation
17 68 (5.77%) Continuous Delivery
17 68 (5.77%) Unit Testing
18 66 (5.60%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 568 (48.22%) C#
2 387 (32.85%) SQL
3 281 (23.85%) Java
4 250 (21.22%) PHP
5 94 (7.98%) Python
6 75 (6.37%) VB.NET
7 65 (5.52%) T-SQL
8 51 (4.33%) TypeScript
9 40 (3.40%) Java 8
10 29 (2.46%) Perl
11 26 (2.21%) ES6
12 24 (2.04%) Bash Shell
13 20 (1.70%) C++
14 18 (1.53%) C
14 18 (1.53%) PowerShell
15 17 (1.44%) Scala
16 16 (1.36%) Ruby
17 11 (0.93%) PL/SQL
17 11 (0.93%) XPath
18 9 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 134 (11.38%) Degree
2 58 (4.92%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (1.87%) Security Cleared
5 20 (1.70%) Master's Degree
6 12 (1.02%) SC Cleared
7 10 (0.85%) HND
8 5 (0.42%) PhD
9 3 (0.25%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.25%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.085%) APMP
10 1 (0.085%) ISEB
10 1 (0.085%) MCSD
10 1 (0.085%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (5.77%) QA
2 4 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.25%) GDPR
3 3 (0.25%) WAI
4 2 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (4.84%) Docker
2 10 (0.85%) Varnish
3 2 (0.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 44 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
2 42 (3.57%) Puppet
3 26 (2.21%) Ansible
4 8 (0.68%) Marathon
5 6 (0.51%) Kubernetes
5 6 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.25%) Terraform
7 1 (0.085%) cPanel
7 1 (0.085%) Matomo
7 1 (0.085%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 209 (17.74%) Microsoft
2 53 (4.50%) Oracle
3 42 (3.57%) Xamarin
4 23 (1.95%) Atlassian
5 21 (1.78%) Zend
6 15 (1.27%) Adobe
7 13 (1.10%) Google
8 12 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (0.76%) Apple
9 9 (0.76%) BT
9 9 (0.76%) SAP
10 8 (0.68%) MuleSoft
11 7 (0.59%) Informatica
11 7 (0.59%) Remedy
11 7 (0.59%) Tableau
12 6 (0.51%) hybris
12 6 (0.51%) IBM
12 6 (0.51%) Infor
12 6 (0.51%) Sage
12 6 (0.51%) Sencha