Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 6 4 5
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 +5
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 1,404 1,979 2,114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 16.37% 20.16% 18.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.51% 38.16% 40.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,267 1,878 1,975
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,489 £23,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £52,500
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 3,743 5,186 5,195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 43.65% 52.82% 44.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3,195 4,523 4,325
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -3 514 £43,750 +2.94% 137
Coventry +5 221 £47,500 +21.79% 32
Warwickshire -1 155 £38,225 +12.43% 33
Staffordshire -1 152 £38,000 +8.57% 53
Worcestershire -2 91 £37,500 +2.74% 30
Solihull +5 85 £45,000 +11.11% 17
Sutton Coldfield +8 64 £40,000 +33.33% 6
Shropshire -2 37 £30,000 -14.29% 19
Walsall +3 17 £35,000 -12.50% 7
Herefordshire -11 14 £70,000 +86.67% 4
Wolverhampton 0 9 £32,000 -17.95% 1
Stourbridge - 2 £32,500 - 3
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 937 (66.74%) HTML
2 864 (61.54%) CSS
3 677 (48.22%) C#
4 626 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
5 591 (42.09%) .NET
6 485 (34.54%) AngularJS
7 471 (33.55%) MVC
8 463 (32.98%) SQL
9 356 (25.36%) ASP.NET
10 354 (25.21%) SQL Server
11 337 (24.00%) Web Development
12 316 (22.51%) Java
13 312 (22.22%) PHP
14 300 (21.37%) jQuery
15 287 (20.44%) HTML5
16 268 (19.09%) TDD
17 248 (17.66%) React
18 231 (16.45%) Scrum
19 226 (16.10%) Microsoft
20 222 (15.81%) ASP.NET MVC
21 221 (15.74%) Git (software)
22 220 (15.67%) Front End Development
23 196 (13.96%) MySQL
24 181 (12.89%) CSS3
25 163 (11.61%) Microsoft Azure
25 163 (11.61%) ASP.NET Web API
26 160 (11.40%) Node.js
27 158 (11.25%) Degree
28 155 (11.04%) OO
29 154 (10.97%) KnockoutJS

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 95 (6.77%) CMS
2 63 (4.49%) Apache
3 59 (4.20%) WordPress
4 41 (2.92%) SharePoint
5 40 (2.85%) Umbraco
6 36 (2.56%) Tomcat
7 28 (1.99%) Confluence
8 27 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
9 18 (1.28%) nginx
10 16 (1.14%) IIS
11 12 (0.85%) Anypoint
11 12 (0.85%) Drupal
12 11 (0.78%) Joomla!
13 10 (0.71%) JBoss
13 10 (0.71%) Mule
14 9 (0.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 6 (0.43%) Apache Solr
16 3 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
16 3 (0.21%) NServiceBus
17 1 (0.071%) Magnolia
Applications
1 25 (1.78%) Photoshop
2 16 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.36%) Maya
3 5 (0.36%) Mingle
4 4 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.21%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.21%) Moqups
6 2 (0.14%) Blender
6 2 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.071%) GIMP
7 1 (0.071%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 30 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.07%) Magento
3 13 (0.93%) NetSuite
4 8 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.43%) Shopify
6 5 (0.36%) SAP Business One
7 4 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
9 2 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.071%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 163 (11.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 92 (6.55%) Amazon AWS
3 68 (4.84%) SaaS
4 49 (3.49%) GitHub
5 42 (2.99%) PaaS
6 30 (2.14%) IaaS
7 28 (1.99%) Office 365
8 23 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
9 19 (1.35%) Dynamics 365
9 19 (1.35%) Serverless
10 16 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
10 16 (1.14%) npm
11 15 (1.07%) Amazon S3
11 15 (1.07%) Google Analytics
12 10 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
13 9 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
14 7 (0.50%) Heroku
15 5 (0.36%) Google Tag Manager
16 4 (0.28%) BrowserStack
16 4 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.21%) Internet
2 17 (1.21%) HTTP
3 13 (0.93%) Skype
4 11 (0.78%) DNS
4 11 (0.78%) TCP/IP
5 10 (0.71%) Intranet
5 10 (0.71%) SNMP
6 9 (0.64%) RS-485
7 6 (0.43%) SSL
8 4 (0.28%) Broadband
9 3 (0.21%) SMS
10 2 (0.14%) Extranet
10 2 (0.14%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.071%) DHCP
11 1 (0.071%) Hyperconnected
Database & Business Intelligence
1 354 (25.21%) SQL Server
2 196 (13.96%) MySQL
3 137 (9.76%) NoSQL
4 105 (7.48%) Relational Database
5 70 (4.99%) MongoDB
6 60 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
7 35 (2.49%) Big Data
8 24 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 22 (1.57%) Hazelcast
9 22 (1.57%) SQL Server 2016
10 19 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
11 17 (1.21%) SQL Server 2014
12 16 (1.14%) Azure SQL Database
12 16 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 16 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 15 (1.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 15 (1.07%) DB2
14 12 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
15 11 (0.78%) RavenDB
16 10 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 221 (15.74%) Git (software)
2 104 (7.41%) Visual Studio
3 81 (5.77%) Jenkins
4 70 (4.99%) Team Foundation Server
5 69 (4.91%) Maven
6 56 (3.99%) JIRA
7 46 (3.28%) JUnit
8 37 (2.64%) Selenium
9 32 (2.28%) webpack
10 30 (2.14%) Jasmine
11 29 (2.07%) Visual Studio Team System
12 27 (1.92%) Subversion
13 26 (1.85%) Grunt
14 25 (1.78%) TeamCity
15 24 (1.71%) Karma Test Runner
16 22 (1.57%) gulp
17 17 (1.21%) PhantomJS
17 17 (1.21%) TestNG
17 17 (1.21%) WebDriver
18 16 (1.14%) Cucumber
General
1 148 (10.54%) Finance
2 75 (5.34%) Marketing
3 74 (5.27%) Retail
4 46 (3.28%) Advertising
5 39 (2.78%) Automotive
6 23 (1.64%) Legal
7 20 (1.42%) Games
8 18 (1.28%) Telecoms
9 17 (1.21%) Manufacturing
10 12 (0.85%) Banking
11 10 (0.71%) Multimedia
12 9 (0.64%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.57%) Law
14 5 (0.36%) Publishing
15 2 (0.14%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.14%) Avionics
15 2 (0.14%) Electronics
15 2 (0.14%) German Language
16 1 (0.071%) Back Office
16 1 (0.071%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,155 (82.26%) Developer
2 268 (19.09%) .NET Developer
3 263 (18.73%) C# Developer
4 184 (13.11%) Senior Developer
5 171 (12.18%) Web Developer
6 166 (11.82%) Software Developer
7 147 (10.47%) C# .NET Developer
7 147 (10.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 140 (9.97%) JavaScript Developer
9 139 (9.90%) PHP Developer
10 138 (9.83%) Java Developer
11 106 (7.55%) Full Stack Developer
12 90 (6.41%) ASP.NET Developer
13 86 (6.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 83 (5.91%) Junior
15 82 (5.84%) Junior Developer
16 68 (4.84%) C# Software Developer
17 65 (4.63%) Lead Developer
18 61 (4.34%) Architect
18 61 (4.34%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 937 (66.74%) HTML
2 864 (61.54%) CSS
3 591 (42.09%) .NET
4 485 (34.54%) AngularJS
5 356 (25.36%) ASP.NET
6 300 (21.37%) jQuery
7 287 (20.44%) HTML5
8 248 (17.66%) React
9 222 (15.81%) ASP.NET MVC
10 181 (12.89%) CSS3
11 163 (11.61%) ASP.NET Web API
12 160 (11.40%) Node.js
13 154 (10.97%) KnockoutJS
14 148 (10.54%) Spring
15 141 (10.04%) Web Services
16 136 (9.69%) .NET Framework
17 130 (9.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 123 (8.76%) RESTful
19 105 (7.48%) REST
20 98 (6.98%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 84 (5.98%) User Experience
2 76 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 70 (4.99%) Greenfield Project
3 70 (4.99%) Mobile App
4 54 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 45 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
6 44 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
7 15 (1.07%) Data Structures
7 15 (1.07%) Fintech
7 15 (1.07%) Social Media
8 14 (1.00%) Algorithms
8 14 (1.00%) Client/Server
9 12 (0.85%) Graphic Design
10 10 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
11 9 (0.64%) CPLD
11 9 (0.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 9 (0.64%) FMCG
11 9 (0.64%) Smart Meter
11 9 (0.64%) Verilog
11 9 (0.64%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 143 (10.19%) Linux
2 82 (5.84%) Windows
3 56 (3.99%) Unix
4 27 (1.92%) Android
5 17 (1.21%) Apple iOS
6 12 (0.85%) Mac OS X
7 8 (0.57%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.28%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.14%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.14%) VMS
11 1 (0.071%) CentOS
11 1 (0.071%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 626 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
2 471 (33.55%) MVC
3 337 (24.00%) Web Development
4 268 (19.09%) TDD
5 231 (16.45%) Scrum
6 220 (15.67%) Front End Development
7 155 (11.04%) OO
8 140 (9.97%) Problem-Solving
9 123 (8.76%) Continuous Integration
10 120 (8.55%) BDD
11 119 (8.48%) Software Engineering
12 116 (8.26%) Mentoring
13 104 (7.41%) SDLC
14 98 (6.98%) Microservices
15 89 (6.34%) E-Commerce
16 87 (6.20%) OOP
17 83 (5.91%) CRM
17 83 (5.91%) Unit Testing
18 79 (5.63%) Responsive Web Design
19 75 (5.34%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 677 (48.22%) C#
2 463 (32.98%) SQL
3 316 (22.51%) Java
4 312 (22.22%) PHP
5 100 (7.12%) Python
6 84 (5.98%) VB.NET
7 72 (5.13%) T-SQL
8 60 (4.27%) TypeScript
9 51 (3.63%) Java 8
10 33 (2.35%) C++
10 33 (2.35%) Perl
11 25 (1.78%) Ruby
12 24 (1.71%) Bash Shell
12 24 (1.71%) ES6
13 19 (1.35%) C
13 19 (1.35%) PowerShell
14 16 (1.14%) Scala
15 14 (1.00%) XPath
16 13 (0.93%) Groovy
17 12 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 158 (11.25%) Degree
2 78 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (2.07%) Master's Degree
5 18 (1.28%) Security Cleared
6 13 (0.93%) PhD
7 11 (0.78%) SC Cleared
8 5 (0.36%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.21%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.21%) HND
9 3 (0.21%) ISEB
9 3 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.21%) Sun Certification
10 1 (0.071%) APMP
10 1 (0.071%) MCSD
10 1 (0.071%) PMP
10 1 (0.071%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (3.63%) QA
2 10 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (0.64%) SLA
4 6 (0.43%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.21%) WAI
6 2 (0.14%) GDPR
6 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.071%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.071%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.071%) WCAG
System Software
1 79 (5.63%) Docker
2 13 (0.93%) Varnish
3 4 (0.28%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.14%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.071%) Samba
5 1 (0.071%) Squid
5 1 (0.071%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 41 (2.92%) Puppet
2 39 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (1.92%) Ansible
4 11 (0.78%) Marathon
5 8 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
6 6 (0.43%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.21%) cPanel
8 2 (0.14%) SCCM
8 2 (0.14%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.071%) Matomo
9 1 (0.071%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.071%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.071%) Terraform
Vendors
1 226 (16.10%) Microsoft
2 64 (4.56%) Xamarin
3 53 (3.77%) Oracle
4 45 (3.21%) Google
5 21 (1.50%) Adobe
6 20 (1.42%) Remedy
6 20 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
7 19 (1.35%) Zend
8 18 (1.28%) Atlassian
9 13 (0.93%) Twitter
10 10 (0.71%) Apple
10 10 (0.71%) MuleSoft
11 9 (0.64%) Facebook
12 8 (0.57%) BMC
12 8 (0.57%) Informatica
12 8 (0.57%) SAP
12 8 (0.57%) Tableau
13 7 (0.50%) hybris
14 6 (0.43%) Rackspace
14 6 (0.43%) Sencha