Period
to 17 January 2020

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 17 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 8 8 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3 0
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 959 1,060 1,807
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.13% 13.66% 18.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.19% 32.89% 36.48%
Number of salaries quoted 897 926 1,663
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +12.00% -1.32%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 2,979 3,223 4,953
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 43.89% 41.54% 50.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2,602 2,657 4,169
West Midlands median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 17 January 2020.

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 17 January 2020. 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 +3 379 £45,000 +2.86% 92
Warwickshire +1 107 £45,000 +8.43% 28
Worcestershire +1 106 £32,500 -13.33% 32
Coventry -5 97 £47,500 +5.56% 21
Staffordshire 0 91 £37,500 - 32
Walsall +1 42 £45,000 +38.46% 7
Solihull -16 35 £42,500 -22.73% 18
Herefordshire +6 18 £35,000 -33.33% 8
Sutton Coldfield +1 18 £37,500 - 5
Shropshire -10 12 £32,500 +3.17% 9
Halesowen +1 8 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Wolverhampton +9 7 £55,000 +57.14% 2
Stourbridge +4 1 £55,000 +69.23%
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2020, 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.

1 559 (58.29%) CSS
2 519 (54.12%) HTML
3 497 (51.82%) C#
4 422 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
5 417 (43.48%) .NET
6 263 (27.42%) MVC
7 262 (27.32%) ASP.NET
8 247 (25.76%) SQL
9 229 (23.88%) Git (software)
10 228 (23.77%) React
11 225 (23.46%) Web Development
12 220 (22.94%) AngularJS
13 200 (20.86%) jQuery
14 199 (20.75%) Azure
15 187 (19.50%) DevOps
16 182 (18.98%) PHP
16 182 (18.98%) SQL Server
17 173 (18.04%) Front End Development
18 171 (17.83%) Software Engineering
19 164 (17.10%) Node.js
20 129 (13.45%) Microsoft
21 127 (13.24%) User Experience
22 125 (13.03%) AWS
23 124 (12.93%) Degree
24 117 (12.20%) OO
25 115 (11.99%) MySQL
25 115 (11.99%) Scrum
25 115 (11.99%) SDLC
26 114 (11.89%) ASP.NET Web API
26 114 (11.89%) HTML5

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 36 (3.75%) CMS
2 23 (2.40%) SharePoint
3 22 (2.29%) WordPress
4 15 (1.56%) Confluence
5 13 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
5 13 (1.36%) Umbraco
6 12 (1.25%) Drupal
7 9 (0.94%) IIS
7 9 (0.94%) TPMS
8 7 (0.73%) Apache
8 7 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (0.52%) JBoss
9 5 (0.52%) Liferay
9 5 (0.52%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.42%) EPiServer
10 4 (0.42%) Mule
11 2 (0.21%) Anypoint
11 2 (0.21%) nginx
11 2 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 15 (1.56%) Sketch
2 13 (1.36%) InVision
3 10 (1.04%) Photoshop
4 9 (0.94%) Adobe XD
5 7 (0.73%) Zeplin
6 6 (0.63%) Marvel
7 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.10%) Figma
8 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 28 (2.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (1.56%) Magento
3 6 (0.63%) OpenCart
4 3 (0.31%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.10%) Shopify
6 1 (0.10%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 199 (20.75%) Azure
2 125 (13.03%) AWS
3 34 (3.55%) SaaS
4 26 (2.71%) Serverless
5 24 (2.50%) npm
6 22 (2.29%) GCP
7 20 (2.09%) Dynamics 365
8 18 (1.88%) Heroku
9 15 (1.56%) Office 365
10 12 (1.25%) GitHub
11 9 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
11 9 (0.94%) CloudFront
11 9 (0.94%) Power Platform
12 8 (0.83%) Amazon S3
13 7 (0.73%) PowerApps
14 6 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
15 4 (0.42%) Google Play
15 4 (0.42%) PaaS
16 3 (0.31%) Amazon SQS
16 3 (0.31%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 39 (4.07%) Internet
2 9 (0.94%) HTTP
3 8 (0.83%) HTTPS
3 8 (0.83%) SSL
3 8 (0.83%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.63%) Intranet
5 3 (0.31%) Extranet
6 2 (0.21%) FTP
6 2 (0.21%) Skype
6 2 (0.21%) tcpdump
6 2 (0.21%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.21%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.10%) RS-232
7 1 (0.10%) RS-485
7 1 (0.10%) RTMP
7 1 (0.10%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (18.98%) SQL Server
2 115 (11.99%) MySQL
3 54 (5.63%) MongoDB
4 41 (4.28%) NoSQL
5 32 (3.34%) Relational Database
6 15 (1.56%) SQLite
7 11 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
7 11 (1.15%) Redis
8 10 (1.04%) RavenDB
8 10 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (0.83%) Couchbase
10 6 (0.63%) Big Data
10 6 (0.63%) Geospatial Data
10 6 (0.63%) GIS
11 5 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
11 5 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.42%) SQL Server 2016
13 3 (0.31%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 229 (23.88%) Git (software)
2 67 (6.99%) Visual Studio
3 44 (4.59%) Octopus Deploy
4 32 (3.34%) gulp
5 29 (3.02%) JIRA
5 29 (3.02%) webpack
6 26 (2.71%) MSTest
7 24 (2.50%) Grunt
8 22 (2.29%) Selenium
9 18 (1.88%) Jenkins
10 16 (1.67%) Subversion
11 15 (1.56%) GitLab
11 15 (1.56%) Visual Studio Team System
12 14 (1.46%) Maven
13 13 (1.36%) Cucumber
13 13 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
14 12 (1.25%) Cypress.io
14 12 (1.25%) Sinon.JS
15 11 (1.15%) Postman
16 10 (1.04%) JMeter
General
1 46 (4.80%) Finance
2 37 (3.86%) Games
3 30 (3.13%) Retail
4 26 (2.71%) Marketing
5 10 (1.04%) Public Sector
6 9 (0.94%) Automotive
7 7 (0.73%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.52%) Military
9 4 (0.42%) Legal
9 4 (0.42%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.31%) Advertising
11 2 (0.21%) Banking
12 1 (0.10%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.10%) Billing
12 1 (0.10%) Law
Job Titles
1 736 (76.75%) Developer
2 168 (17.52%) .NET Developer
3 158 (16.48%) Senior Developer
4 113 (11.78%) Full Stack Developer
5 106 (11.05%) Web Developer
6 102 (10.64%) Software Developer
7 86 (8.97%) PHP Developer
8 83 (8.65%) C# Developer
9 79 (8.24%) Junior
10 76 (7.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 69 (7.19%) Software Engineer
12 68 (7.09%) JavaScript Developer
13 56 (5.84%) Junior Developer
13 56 (5.84%) React Developer
14 55 (5.74%) C# .NET Developer
15 49 (5.11%) Architect
16 33 (3.44%) Senior .NET Developer
17 30 (3.13%) Technical Architect
18 28 (2.92%) Senior Software Engineer
19 25 (2.61%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 559 (58.29%) CSS
2 519 (54.12%) HTML
3 417 (43.48%) .NET
4 262 (27.32%) ASP.NET
5 228 (23.77%) React
6 220 (22.94%) AngularJS
7 200 (20.86%) jQuery
8 164 (17.10%) Node.js
9 114 (11.89%) ASP.NET Web API
9 114 (11.89%) HTML5
10 105 (10.95%) REST
11 104 (10.84%) .NET Framework
12 92 (9.59%) ASP.NET MVC
13 90 (9.38%) Sass
14 82 (8.55%) CSS3
15 80 (8.34%) .NET Core
16 75 (7.82%) Vue.js
17 74 (7.72%) KnockoutJS
18 67 (6.99%) Laravel
19 60 (6.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 127 (13.24%) User Experience
2 79 (8.24%) Greenfield Project
3 74 (7.72%) Mobile App
4 58 (6.05%) Self-Motivation
5 40 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (2.29%) Data Structures
7 17 (1.77%) Algorithms
8 16 (1.67%) SCADA
9 14 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (1.46%) Virtual Team
10 12 (1.25%) Life Science
11 10 (1.04%) Management Information System
12 9 (0.94%) Enterprise Cloud
12 9 (0.94%) Graphic Design
13 7 (0.73%) Driving Licence
14 5 (0.52%) Cloud Native
14 5 (0.52%) e-Learning
14 5 (0.52%) Over-the-Top Content
15 3 (0.31%) Clustering
15 3 (0.31%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 63 (6.57%) Linux
2 58 (6.05%) Windows
3 19 (1.98%) Android
4 18 (1.88%) Apple iOS
5 14 (1.46%) Unix
6 7 (0.73%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 422 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 263 (27.42%) MVC
3 225 (23.46%) Web Development
4 187 (19.50%) DevOps
5 173 (18.04%) Front End Development
6 171 (17.83%) Software Engineering
7 117 (12.20%) OO
8 115 (11.99%) Scrum
8 115 (11.99%) SDLC
9 99 (10.32%) Problem-Solving
10 95 (9.91%) Computer Science
10 95 (9.91%) TDD
11 84 (8.76%) Test Automation
12 79 (8.24%) OOP
13 72 (7.51%) Mentoring
14 68 (7.09%) Continuous Integration
15 66 (6.88%) Microservices
16 61 (6.36%) E-Commerce
17 43 (4.48%) Kanban
18 41 (4.28%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 497 (51.82%) C#
2 247 (25.76%) SQL
3 182 (18.98%) PHP
4 91 (9.49%) Java
5 80 (8.34%) ES6
6 71 (7.40%) Python
7 58 (6.05%) TypeScript
8 57 (5.94%) VB.NET
9 45 (4.69%) T-SQL
10 22 (2.29%) Ruby
11 21 (2.19%) PowerShell
12 20 (2.09%) C++
12 20 (2.09%) ES7
13 18 (1.88%) C
14 16 (1.67%) Kotlin
15 15 (1.56%) VB
16 14 (1.46%) Go
17 8 (0.83%) Objective-C
17 8 (0.83%) Scala
18 7 (0.73%) XAML
Qualifications
1 124 (12.93%) Degree
2 31 (3.23%) HND
3 19 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (1.04%) Security Cleared
5 9 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (0.94%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.83%) Numerate Degree
7 6 (0.63%) MCP
8 3 (0.31%) ISEB
8 3 (0.31%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.31%) PMP
8 3 (0.31%) TOGAF Certification
9 1 (0.10%) AAT
9 1 (0.10%) ACCA
9 1 (0.10%) CIMA
9 1 (0.10%) MCIPD
9 1 (0.10%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.10%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.17%) QA
2 3 (0.31%) GDPR
2 3 (0.31%) SLA
3 2 (0.21%) WCAG
4 1 (0.10%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 90 (9.38%) Docker
2 4 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.31%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.21%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 22 (2.29%) Kubernetes
2 8 (0.83%) AirWatch
2 8 (0.83%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.42%) Puppet
4 3 (0.31%) Kibana
4 3 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.21%) Icinga
5 2 (0.21%) Terraform
6 1 (0.10%) Ansible
Vendors
1 129 (13.45%) Microsoft
2 29 (3.02%) Oracle
3 25 (2.61%) Google
4 23 (2.40%) Adobe
5 17 (1.77%) Xamarin
6 15 (1.56%) Zend
7 12 (1.25%) Apple
8 8 (0.83%) IBM
8 8 (0.83%) MuleSoft
9 6 (0.63%) DevExpress
10 4 (0.42%) Netlify
10 4 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.31%) JD Edwards
11 3 (0.31%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.31%) Software AG
11 3 (0.31%) TOWER Software
12 2 (0.21%) Facebook
12 2 (0.21%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.21%) Sitecore
12 2 (0.21%) webMethods