Period
to 12 July 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 12 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 7 11 7
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4 -3
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 578 992 1,684
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.68% 12.46% 17.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.45% 27.34% 37.59%
Number of salaries quoted 582 997 1,667
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.00% +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 1,898 3,629 4,480
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 48.22% 45.58% 46.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,625 2,901 3,752
Median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.24% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
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 proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing JavaScript in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for JavaScript in the West Midlands

JavaScript
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing JavaScript in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 12 July 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 12 July 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 +9 238 £50,000 +16.28% 62
Warwickshire -3 68 £45,000 +12.50% 23
Coventry +15 56 £45,000 +2.27% 17
Staffordshire -8 54 £40,000 +5.26% 19
Worcestershire +11 51 £38,500 +2.67% 6
Solihull -22 17 £40,000 -20.00% 5
Walsall +7 16 £42,500 +3.03% 5
Shropshire -4 14 £40,000 +6.67% 6
Wednesbury - 9 £35,000 - 1
Herefordshire +16 7 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Wolverhampton +7 5 £52,500 +31.25% 4
Sutton Coldfield +1 5 £40,000 +6.67% 2
West Bromwich - 3 £40,000 - 2
Dudley - 1 £32,500 -
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 12 July 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.

1 303 (52.42%) CSS
2 295 (51.04%) HTML
3 245 (42.39%) Agile Software Development
4 226 (39.10%) C#
5 197 (34.08%) .NET
6 134 (23.18%) Node.js
6 134 (23.18%) AngularJS
7 132 (22.84%) React
8 131 (22.66%) MVC
9 130 (22.49%) SQL
10 127 (21.97%) Azure
11 120 (20.76%) Git (software)
12 115 (19.90%) Web Development
13 110 (19.03%) Front End Development
14 105 (18.17%) Python
15 102 (17.65%) DevOps
16 99 (17.13%) jQuery
17 98 (16.96%) ASP.NET
18 94 (16.26%) SQL Server
19 86 (14.88%) Microsoft
20 85 (14.71%) AWS
21 84 (14.53%) Fintech
22 82 (14.19%) REST
23 80 (13.84%) PHP
23 80 (13.84%) Scrum
24 77 (13.32%) .NET Framework
24 77 (13.32%) Software Engineering
25 75 (12.98%) TypeScript
26 73 (12.63%) Vue.js
27 72 (12.46%) User Experience

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 22 (3.81%) CMS
2 14 (2.42%) IIS
3 10 (1.73%) WordPress
4 8 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (1.38%) Tomcat
5 7 (1.21%) Umbraco
6 4 (0.69%) Apache
6 4 (0.69%) SAS
6 4 (0.69%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.52%) Anypoint
7 3 (0.52%) Drupal
7 3 (0.52%) EPiServer
7 3 (0.52%) JBoss
8 2 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.35%) Appian
8 2 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.35%) FileNet
9 1 (0.17%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.17%) Liferay
9 1 (0.17%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 8 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.21%) Sketch
3 6 (1.04%) Chatbot
4 4 (0.69%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.17%) InVision
6 1 (0.17%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 19 (3.29%) Magento
2 12 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.87%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.87%) Shopify
4 3 (0.52%) OpenCart
5 2 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.35%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.17%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 127 (21.97%) Azure
2 85 (14.71%) AWS
3 31 (5.36%) SaaS
4 28 (4.84%) npm
5 24 (4.15%) Serverless
6 20 (3.46%) GCP
7 16 (2.77%) Power Platform
8 14 (2.42%) AWS Lambda
9 13 (2.25%) Dynamics 365
10 12 (2.08%) PowerApps
11 10 (1.73%) Heroku
12 9 (1.56%) PaaS
13 8 (1.38%) IBM Cloud
13 8 (1.38%) Office 365
14 7 (1.21%) AWS CloudFormation
15 3 (0.52%) Power Automate
16 2 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 2 (0.35%) Amazon Kinesis
16 2 (0.35%) Azure LUIS
16 2 (0.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.11%) Internet
2 7 (1.21%) Intranet
3 6 (1.04%) Broadband
4 4 (0.69%) Extranet
4 4 (0.69%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.35%) DNS
5 2 (0.35%) Network Security
5 2 (0.35%) Skype
6 1 (0.17%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.17%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.17%) LAN
6 1 (0.17%) SNMP
6 1 (0.17%) SSL
6 1 (0.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (16.26%) SQL Server
2 61 (10.55%) MongoDB
3 56 (9.69%) MySQL
4 29 (5.02%) Relational Database
5 22 (3.81%) NoSQL
6 11 (1.90%) Big Data
7 10 (1.73%) Redis
8 8 (1.38%) Cosmos DB
8 8 (1.38%) InterSystems Cache
9 7 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.21%) Power BI
10 6 (1.04%) Hadoop
11 5 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (0.69%) Apache Hive
12 4 (0.69%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (0.69%) Impala
12 4 (0.69%) Oracle Database
12 4 (0.69%) Pentaho
12 4 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 120 (20.76%) Git (software)
2 34 (5.88%) Selenium
3 26 (4.50%) Visual Studio
4 24 (4.15%) webpack
5 23 (3.98%) Cypress.io
6 22 (3.81%) JIRA
7 20 (3.46%) Jenkins
8 18 (3.11%) Subversion
9 16 (2.77%) SpecFlow
10 13 (2.25%) Mocha
10 13 (2.25%) NUnit
10 13 (2.25%) Postman
11 12 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 9 (1.56%) Jasmine
12 9 (1.56%) MSTest
13 8 (1.38%) gulp
14 7 (1.21%) GitLab
14 7 (1.21%) Gradle
14 7 (1.21%) Octopus Deploy
15 6 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (6.23%) Finance
2 15 (2.60%) Retail
3 10 (1.73%) Marketing
4 8 (1.38%) Games
4 8 (1.38%) Law
5 7 (1.21%) Legal
6 6 (1.04%) Automotive
7 5 (0.87%) Digital Economy
8 3 (0.52%) Public Sector
9 2 (0.35%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.35%) Publishing
9 2 (0.35%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.17%) Advertising
10 1 (0.17%) Banking
10 1 (0.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 404 (69.90%) Developer
2 79 (13.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 55 (9.52%) Senior Developer
4 53 (9.17%) Software Developer
5 52 (9.00%) Web Developer
6 49 (8.48%) Full Stack Developer
7 46 (7.96%) .NET Developer
8 42 (7.27%) JavaScript Developer
9 41 (7.09%) C# Developer
10 32 (5.54%) UI Developer
11 30 (5.19%) Software Engineer
12 25 (4.33%) PHP Developer
13 23 (3.98%) Junior
14 22 (3.81%) Lead Developer
15 21 (3.63%) Applications Developer
16 19 (3.29%) Backend Developer
17 18 (3.11%) React Developer
18 16 (2.77%) Junior Developer
19 14 (2.42%) Python Developer
19 14 (2.42%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 303 (52.42%) CSS
2 295 (51.04%) HTML
3 197 (34.08%) .NET
4 134 (23.18%) AngularJS
4 134 (23.18%) Node.js
5 132 (22.84%) React
6 99 (17.13%) jQuery
7 98 (16.96%) ASP.NET
8 82 (14.19%) REST
9 77 (13.32%) .NET Framework
10 73 (12.63%) Vue.js
11 56 (9.69%) HTML5
12 51 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web API
13 49 (8.48%) ASP.NET MVC
14 47 (8.13%) Sass
15 42 (7.27%) Jest
16 40 (6.92%) CSS3
17 34 (5.88%) Express
18 33 (5.71%) Redux
18 33 (5.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 72 (12.46%) User Experience
2 40 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (5.02%) Mobile App
4 16 (2.77%) Greenfield Project
5 15 (2.60%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (1.04%) Augmented Reality
7 6 (1.04%) Data Structures
7 6 (1.04%) Internet of Things
7 6 (1.04%) Life Science
8 5 (0.87%) iPad
9 3 (0.52%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.52%) Cloud Native
9 3 (0.52%) Clustering
9 3 (0.52%) Linux Command Line
9 3 (0.52%) Video\Live Streaming
10 2 (0.35%) AS400
10 2 (0.35%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.35%) SCADA
10 2 (0.35%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 59 (10.21%) Linux
2 49 (8.48%) Windows
3 17 (2.94%) Unix
4 13 (2.25%) Android
5 12 (2.08%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.87%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (42.39%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (22.66%) MVC
3 115 (19.90%) Web Development
4 110 (19.03%) Front End Development
5 102 (17.65%) DevOps
6 84 (14.53%) Fintech
7 80 (13.84%) Scrum
8 77 (13.32%) Software Engineering
9 65 (11.25%) TDD
10 59 (10.21%) Microservices
11 56 (9.69%) Mentoring
11 56 (9.69%) Test Automation
12 55 (9.52%) OO
13 54 (9.34%) Unit Testing
14 45 (7.79%) Kanban
15 40 (6.92%) Problem-Solving
16 37 (6.40%) E-Commerce
17 30 (5.19%) OOP
18 28 (4.84%) SOLID
19 26 (4.50%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 226 (39.10%) C#
2 130 (22.49%) SQL
3 105 (18.17%) Python
4 80 (13.84%) PHP
5 75 (12.98%) TypeScript
6 69 (11.94%) Java
7 66 (11.42%) ES6
8 35 (6.06%) T-SQL
9 26 (4.50%) VB.NET
10 20 (3.46%) C++
11 14 (2.42%) PowerShell
12 11 (1.90%) Ruby
13 7 (1.21%) Dart
13 7 (1.21%) ES8
13 7 (1.21%) Go
13 7 (1.21%) Objective-C
14 6 (1.04%) C
14 6 (1.04%) ES7
15 5 (0.87%) VBScript
16 4 (0.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (7.96%) Degree
2 8 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (1.04%) Numerate Degree
5 5 (0.87%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.69%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.52%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.52%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (0.35%) PhD
9 1 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.17%) CCNA
9 1 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.17%) ISEB
9 1 (0.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (7.61%) QA
2 6 (1.04%) GDPR
2 6 (1.04%) WCAG
3 2 (0.35%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 33 (5.71%) Docker
2 8 (1.38%) Squid
3 4 (0.69%) HDFS
4 2 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (1.38%) Kubernetes
2 5 (0.87%) Puppet
3 4 (0.69%) Ansible
4 2 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.17%) Grafana
5 1 (0.17%) Kibana
5 1 (0.17%) MIIS
5 1 (0.17%) Salt
5 1 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 86 (14.88%) Microsoft
2 18 (3.11%) Google
3 10 (1.73%) IBM
4 9 (1.56%) Adobe
4 9 (1.56%) Oracle
5 4 (0.69%) Cloudera
5 4 (0.69%) DevExpress
5 4 (0.69%) Informatica
5 4 (0.69%) MuleSoft
5 4 (0.69%) Talend
5 4 (0.69%) Telerik
5 4 (0.69%) Xamarin
6 3 (0.52%) VMware
7 2 (0.35%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.35%) Blue Prism
7 2 (0.35%) Netlify
7 2 (0.35%) Pega
7 2 (0.35%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.35%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.35%) UiPath