Period
to 5 March 2021

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 5 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 6 8 11
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 -6
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 792 936 1,054
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.78% 14.44% 13.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.20% 32.40% 31.26%
Number of salaries quoted 842 952 1,062
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.92%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £62,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 2,188 2,889 3,372
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 49.11% 44.56% 42.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1,808 2,545 2,744
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £64,733
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 5 March 2021.

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 5 March 2021. 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 +4 392 £50,000 +11.11% 113
Warwickshire +4 91 £45,500 +1.11% 15
Coventry +6 65 £42,500 -5.56% 13
Worcestershire -3 63 £47,500 +31.03% 26
Staffordshire +1 60 £40,000 +6.67% 33
Solihull +17 24 £50,000 +17.65% 15
Wolverhampton -6 19 £45,000 -14.29% 5
Wednesbury - 16 £52,500 -
Shropshire -5 13 £42,500 +26.87% 7
Dudley - 8 £43,750 - 7
Walsall -6 3 £41,000 -8.89% 6
Herefordshire -1 1 £35,000 -9.68% 5
Halesowen -2 1 £43,500 -3.33% 3
JavaScript
England

For the 6 months to 5 March 2021, 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.

1 479 (60.48%) HTML
2 473 (59.72%) CSS
3 351 (44.32%) Agile Software Development
4 326 (41.16%) .NET
5 325 (41.04%) C#
6 286 (36.11%) AngularJS
7 275 (34.72%) SQL
8 231 (29.17%) React
9 220 (27.78%) Azure
10 195 (24.62%) MVC
11 184 (23.23%) jQuery
12 177 (22.35%) Microsoft
13 168 (21.21%) DevOps
14 165 (20.83%) REST
15 157 (19.82%) HTML5
16 154 (19.44%) Front End Development
17 147 (18.56%) PHP
18 145 (18.31%) SQL Server
19 135 (17.05%) .NET Framework
20 133 (16.79%) ASP.NET
21 132 (16.67%) Python
22 131 (16.54%) Git (software)
23 130 (16.41%) Web Development
23 130 (16.41%) Node.js
23 130 (16.41%) TDD
24 125 (15.78%) AWS
24 125 (15.78%) TypeScript
25 124 (15.66%) User Experience
26 121 (15.28%) Microservices
27 120 (15.15%) Vue.js

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 33 (4.17%) Umbraco
2 28 (3.54%) CMS
3 21 (2.65%) IIS
4 12 (1.52%) Confluence
5 11 (1.39%) SharePoint
5 11 (1.39%) WordPress
6 10 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (0.88%) Apache Spark
8 4 (0.51%) Apache
8 4 (0.51%) Drupal
8 4 (0.51%) Kentico
8 4 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.25%) JBoss
9 2 (0.25%) nginx
9 2 (0.25%) SAS
9 2 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.25%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.13%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.13%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (2.40%) Sketch
2 10 (1.26%) Figma
2 10 (1.26%) InVision
3 7 (0.88%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.63%) Chatbot
5 4 (0.51%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (0.25%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 21 (2.65%) Magento
2 13 (1.64%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (0.76%) Shopify
4 5 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.63%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.25%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.13%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 220 (27.78%) Azure
2 125 (15.78%) AWS
3 69 (8.71%) SaaS
4 62 (7.83%) GCP
5 43 (5.43%) Serverless
6 39 (4.92%) AWS Lambda
7 34 (4.29%) npm
8 20 (2.53%) Power Platform
9 13 (1.64%) Logic Apps
10 11 (1.39%) Force.com
11 10 (1.26%) Dynamics 365
11 10 (1.26%) GitHub
12 9 (1.14%) Power Automate
13 8 (1.01%) Microsoft 365
14 7 (0.88%) PowerApps
15 5 (0.63%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 5 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
15 5 (0.63%) AWS CodeBuild
15 5 (0.63%) Yarn
16 4 (0.51%) Amazon Cognito
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.78%) HTTP
2 6 (0.76%) Internet
3 4 (0.51%) DNS
3 4 (0.51%) Skype
3 4 (0.51%) SMTP
3 4 (0.51%) SNMP
4 3 (0.38%) Firewall
4 3 (0.38%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.13%) Broadband
5 1 (0.13%) Intranet
5 1 (0.13%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (18.31%) SQL Server
2 77 (9.72%) MySQL
3 61 (7.70%) MongoDB
4 36 (4.55%) NoSQL
5 16 (2.02%) Redis
6 15 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (1.77%) Relational Database
8 12 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (1.39%) Cosmos DB
9 11 (1.39%) Power BI
10 9 (1.14%) Apache Hive
10 9 (1.14%) Hadoop
11 8 (1.01%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (0.88%) SQLite
13 6 (0.76%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
15 4 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
15 4 (0.51%) GIS
Development Applications
1 131 (16.54%) Git (software)
2 33 (4.17%) Visual Studio
3 30 (3.79%) Visual Studio Team System
4 28 (3.54%) JIRA
5 20 (2.53%) gulp
6 18 (2.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 16 (2.02%) NUnit
7 16 (2.02%) Team Foundation Server
8 15 (1.89%) Jenkins
9 14 (1.77%) Gradle
10 13 (1.64%) jspm
10 13 (1.64%) MSTest
10 13 (1.64%) Selenium
11 12 (1.52%) Moq
11 12 (1.52%) Visual Studio Code
12 11 (1.39%) Maven
12 11 (1.39%) webpack
13 10 (1.26%) Bitbucket
14 8 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 8 (1.01%) SpecFlow
General
1 39 (4.92%) Retail
2 37 (4.67%) Finance
3 29 (3.66%) Public Sector
4 22 (2.78%) Multimedia
5 21 (2.65%) Marketing
6 17 (2.15%) Games
7 15 (1.89%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.52%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.26%) Automotive
9 10 (1.26%) Back Office
10 9 (1.14%) Advertising
11 8 (1.01%) Digital Economy
12 5 (0.63%) Law
13 4 (0.51%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.38%) Police
15 1 (0.13%) Banking
15 1 (0.13%) Billing
15 1 (0.13%) Electronics
15 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 603 (76.14%) Developer
2 118 (14.90%) Full Stack Developer
3 115 (14.52%) Senior Developer
4 94 (11.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 92 (11.62%) Software Developer
6 90 (11.36%) .NET Developer
7 84 (10.61%) C# Developer
8 67 (8.46%) Web Developer
9 61 (7.70%) React Developer
10 56 (7.07%) PHP Developer
11 52 (6.57%) C# .NET Developer
12 43 (5.43%) Angular Developer
13 41 (5.18%) Software Engineer
14 39 (4.92%) Lead Developer
15 38 (4.80%) C# Software Developer
16 35 (4.42%) Java Developer
17 32 (4.04%) JavaScript Developer
18 30 (3.79%) Senior Front-End Developer
19 27 (3.41%) .NET Software Developer
19 27 (3.41%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 479 (60.48%) HTML
2 473 (59.72%) CSS
3 326 (41.16%) .NET
4 286 (36.11%) AngularJS
5 231 (29.17%) React
6 184 (23.23%) jQuery
7 165 (20.83%) REST
8 157 (19.82%) HTML5
9 135 (17.05%) .NET Framework
10 133 (16.79%) ASP.NET
11 130 (16.41%) Node.js
12 120 (15.15%) Vue.js
13 116 (14.65%) CSS3
14 93 (11.74%) .NET Core
15 80 (10.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 78 (9.85%) Entity Framework
17 72 (9.09%) Sass
18 65 (8.21%) Web Services
19 61 (7.70%) ASP.NET MVC
20 58 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 124 (15.66%) User Experience
2 77 (9.72%) Greenfield Project
3 37 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
4 28 (3.54%) Mobile App
5 16 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
6 11 (1.39%) Data Structures
7 10 (1.26%) N-Tier
8 6 (0.76%) Virtual Team
8 6 (0.76%) W3C
9 5 (0.63%) Cybercrime
10 4 (0.51%) Graphic Design
10 4 (0.51%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.38%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.38%) Mobile Games
11 3 (0.38%) Wiki
12 2 (0.25%) Analytical Mindset
12 2 (0.25%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.25%) PlayStation
12 2 (0.25%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 31 (3.91%) Windows
2 28 (3.54%) Linux
3 11 (1.39%) Android
4 10 (1.26%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.63%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.38%) Unix
7 2 (0.25%) Solaris
7 2 (0.25%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 351 (44.32%) Agile Software Development
2 195 (24.62%) MVC
3 168 (21.21%) DevOps
4 154 (19.44%) Front End Development
5 130 (16.41%) TDD
5 130 (16.41%) Web Development
6 121 (15.28%) Microservices
7 92 (11.62%) E-Commerce
7 92 (11.62%) SDLC
8 89 (11.24%) Software Engineering
9 68 (8.59%) Mentoring
10 65 (8.21%) Fintech
11 60 (7.58%) OO
12 55 (6.94%) Test Automation
13 53 (6.69%) Problem-Solving
13 53 (6.69%) Scrum
14 47 (5.93%) BDD
15 42 (5.30%) Collaborative Working
15 42 (5.30%) SOLID
16 34 (4.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 325 (41.04%) C#
2 275 (34.72%) SQL
3 147 (18.56%) PHP
4 132 (16.67%) Python
5 125 (15.78%) TypeScript
6 113 (14.27%) Java
7 57 (7.20%) T-SQL
8 54 (6.82%) ES6
9 34 (4.29%) PowerShell
10 26 (3.28%) Ruby
11 19 (2.40%) Perl
12 18 (2.27%) C++
12 18 (2.27%) Go
13 15 (1.89%) ES7
14 14 (1.77%) ES8
14 14 (1.77%) Java 8
15 13 (1.64%) Bash Shell
16 11 (1.39%) VB.NET
17 10 (1.26%) C
18 8 (1.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 74 (9.34%) Degree
2 51 (6.44%) Security Cleared
3 47 (5.93%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (1.01%) CIW
5 8 (1.01%) OCA
5 8 (1.01%) OCP
5 8 (1.01%) Oracle Certification
6 5 (0.63%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.38%) HNC
8 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.13%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.13%) HND
10 1 (0.13%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.54%) QA
2 3 (0.38%) GDPR
System Software
1 80 (10.10%) Docker
2 4 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.38%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.38%) Varnish
4 2 (0.25%) HDFS
5 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 50 (6.31%) Kubernetes
2 20 (2.53%) Terraform
3 12 (1.52%) MIIS
4 11 (1.39%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.38%) Ansible
6 2 (0.25%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 177 (22.35%) Microsoft
2 38 (4.80%) Google
3 27 (3.41%) Oracle
4 17 (2.15%) Adobe
5 14 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (0.76%) Sitecore
6 6 (0.76%) Zend
7 5 (0.63%) IBM
8 4 (0.51%) HubSpot
8 4 (0.51%) Intel
8 4 (0.51%) ServiceNow
8 4 (0.51%) VMware
9 3 (0.38%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.38%) MuleSoft
9 3 (0.38%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.25%) Cloudera
10 2 (0.25%) Informatica
10 2 (0.25%) Pega
10 2 (0.25%) Talend
10 2 (0.25%) UiPath