Period
to 24 September 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 24 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
24 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 3 3 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -1
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 1,339 1,733 1,823
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 24.10% 21.82% 23.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.17% 37.55% 40.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2,470 3,115 3,362
Median annual salary £54,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +8.33%

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,602 4,615 4,543
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 64.82% 58.12% 58.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3,270 4,092 4,071
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

JavaScript
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing JavaScript as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

JavaScript trend for jobs with a WFH option

JavaScript
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing JavaScript.

JavaScript salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

JavaScript
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing JavaScript over the 6 months to 24 September 2020.

JavaScript salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 24 September 2020, JavaScript job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for JavaScript.

1 583 (43.54%) HTML
2 579 (43.24%) CSS
3 517 (38.61%) AngularJS
4 508 (37.94%) Agile Software Development
5 486 (36.30%) React
6 411 (30.69%) .NET
7 407 (30.40%) C#
8 312 (23.30%) Node.js
9 310 (23.15%) Azure
10 291 (21.73%) AWS
11 288 (21.51%) SQL
12 279 (20.84%) Software Engineering
13 263 (19.64%) MVC
14 243 (18.15%) DevOps
15 237 (17.70%) Git (software)
16 235 (17.55%) Java
17 229 (17.10%) TDD
18 227 (16.95%) Front End Development
19 225 (16.80%) Python
20 216 (16.13%) ASP.NET
21 214 (15.98%) SQL Server
22 210 (15.68%) TypeScript
23 202 (15.09%) PHP
24 201 (15.01%) Vue.js
25 195 (14.56%) .NET Core
26 190 (14.19%) Web Development
27 186 (13.89%) Finance
28 177 (13.22%) Docker
29 172 (12.85%) HTML5
29 172 (12.85%) REST

JavaScript
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 88 (6.57%) Elasticsearch
2 68 (5.08%) CMS
3 46 (3.44%) WordPress
4 21 (1.57%) SharePoint
5 13 (0.97%) NServiceBus
6 12 (0.90%) IIS
7 11 (0.82%) Apache
8 10 (0.75%) Drupal
8 10 (0.75%) nginx
9 9 (0.67%) Tomcat
10 8 (0.60%) Confluence
11 7 (0.52%) Jadu
11 7 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (0.52%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.37%) Apache Spark
12 5 (0.37%) EPiServer
12 5 (0.37%) Moodle
13 3 (0.22%) ArcGIS
13 3 (0.22%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 18 (1.34%) Photoshop
2 16 (1.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.22%) Sketch
5 2 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.15%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.15%) Inkscape
5 2 (0.15%) InVision
5 2 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.075%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.075%) Figma
6 1 (0.075%) FileZilla
6 1 (0.075%) GIMP
6 1 (0.075%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.075%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 40 (2.99%) Magento
2 23 (1.72%) Shopify
3 22 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.75%) Distributed Ledger
5 9 (0.67%) R3 Corda
6 7 (0.52%) NetSuite
7 6 (0.45%) Maximo
7 6 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
9 2 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
9 2 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.075%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 310 (23.15%) Azure
2 291 (21.73%) AWS
3 98 (7.32%) Serverless
4 76 (5.68%) GitHub
5 65 (4.85%) SaaS
6 58 (4.33%) AWS Lambda
7 44 (3.29%) Amazon S3
7 44 (3.29%) GCP
8 40 (2.99%) Amazon EC2
9 32 (2.39%) Power Platform
10 21 (1.57%) npm
11 19 (1.42%) Dynamics 365
12 17 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
13 16 (1.19%) Slack
14 15 (1.12%) Logic Apps
15 14 (1.05%) Power Automate
16 10 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
16 10 (0.75%) iPaaS
16 10 (0.75%) Office 365
17 8 (0.60%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.57%) HTTP
2 19 (1.42%) Skype
3 16 (1.19%) Internet
4 5 (0.37%) SSH
5 4 (0.30%) SSL
6 3 (0.22%) Firewall
6 3 (0.22%) Kerberos
6 3 (0.22%) SNMP
6 3 (0.22%) VoIP
7 2 (0.15%) CTI
7 2 (0.15%) SMTP
8 1 (0.075%) ATM
8 1 (0.075%) Extranet
8 1 (0.075%) FTP
8 1 (0.075%) Intranet
8 1 (0.075%) LAN
8 1 (0.075%) PPP
8 1 (0.075%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.075%) VPN
8 1 (0.075%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 214 (15.98%) SQL Server
2 131 (9.78%) MongoDB
3 129 (9.63%) MySQL
4 91 (6.80%) PostgreSQL
5 89 (6.65%) NoSQL
6 67 (5.00%) Relational Database
7 43 (3.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 35 (2.61%) Redis
9 26 (1.94%) Big Data
10 24 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
10 24 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 17 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
12 15 (1.12%) Azure SQL Database
12 15 (1.12%) Power BI
12 15 (1.12%) SQL Server 2019
13 10 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (0.67%) MariaDB
15 8 (0.60%) Blockchain
16 7 (0.52%) Hadoop
17 6 (0.45%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 237 (17.70%) Git (software)
2 54 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 50 (3.73%) Jenkins
4 38 (2.84%) Selenium
5 37 (2.76%) webpack
6 35 (2.61%) JIRA
7 33 (2.46%) Cucumber
8 32 (2.39%) Cypress.io
9 29 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
10 26 (1.94%) TeamCity
11 24 (1.79%) RSpec
12 20 (1.49%) Visual Studio
13 19 (1.42%) IntelliJ
13 19 (1.42%) Subversion
14 18 (1.34%) CircleCI
15 16 (1.19%) Bitbucket
16 15 (1.12%) Maven
17 14 (1.05%) gulp
18 13 (0.97%) Capybara
18 13 (0.97%) Mercurial
General
1 186 (13.89%) Finance
2 47 (3.51%) Marketing
3 46 (3.44%) Retail
4 42 (3.14%) Public Sector
5 35 (2.61%) Games
6 33 (2.46%) Telecoms
7 28 (2.09%) Front Office
7 28 (2.09%) Manufacturing
8 23 (1.72%) Banking
9 21 (1.57%) Electronics
10 11 (0.82%) Law
11 10 (0.75%) Investment Banking
12 8 (0.60%) Legal
13 7 (0.52%) Advertising
14 6 (0.45%) Aerospace
14 6 (0.45%) Automotive
15 4 (0.30%) Billing
16 3 (0.22%) Back Office
16 3 (0.22%) Music Industry
17 2 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 999 (74.61%) Developer
2 205 (15.31%) Senior Developer
3 169 (12.62%) .NET Developer
4 155 (11.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 153 (11.43%) JavaScript Developer
6 143 (10.68%) React Developer
7 130 (9.71%) C# Developer
8 125 (9.34%) Full Stack Developer
9 114 (8.51%) Software Developer
10 102 (7.62%) Software Engineer
11 97 (7.24%) PHP Developer
12 87 (6.50%) C# .NET Developer
13 84 (6.27%) Web Developer
14 67 (5.00%) Java Developer
15 64 (4.78%) Python Developer
16 61 (4.56%) Node.js Developer
17 48 (3.58%) Angular Developer
18 45 (3.36%) Lead Developer
19 44 (3.29%) Consultant
19 44 (3.29%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 583 (43.54%) HTML
2 579 (43.24%) CSS
3 517 (38.61%) AngularJS
4 486 (36.30%) React
5 411 (30.69%) .NET
6 312 (23.30%) Node.js
7 216 (16.13%) ASP.NET
8 201 (15.01%) Vue.js
9 195 (14.56%) .NET Core
10 172 (12.85%) HTML5
10 172 (12.85%) REST
11 171 (12.77%) jQuery
12 129 (9.63%) ASP.NET Web API
13 118 (8.81%) CSS3
14 110 (8.22%) .NET Framework
15 109 (8.14%) ASP.NET MVC
16 104 (7.77%) Web Services
17 95 (7.09%) Redux
18 93 (6.95%) XML
19 83 (6.20%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 145 (10.83%) User Experience
2 114 (8.51%) Greenfield Project
3 69 (5.15%) Mobile App
4 35 (2.61%) Self-Motivation
5 30 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (2.02%) Virtual Team
7 25 (1.87%) Derivative
8 24 (1.79%) Equities
8 24 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 23 (1.72%) Fixed Income
9 23 (1.72%) NHS
10 22 (1.64%) Hedge funds
11 19 (1.42%) N-Tier
12 14 (1.05%) Client/Server
13 12 (0.90%) Cloud Native
14 11 (0.82%) Algorithms
14 11 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
15 9 (0.67%) e-Learning
15 9 (0.67%) PlayStation
15 9 (0.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 103 (7.69%) Linux
2 67 (5.00%) Windows
3 41 (3.06%) Apple iOS
4 38 (2.84%) Android
5 17 (1.27%) Windows Server
6 15 (1.12%) Unix
7 3 (0.22%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.15%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.15%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.075%) CentOS
9 1 (0.075%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.075%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.075%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 508 (37.94%) Agile Software Development
2 279 (20.84%) Software Engineering
3 263 (19.64%) MVC
4 243 (18.15%) DevOps
5 229 (17.10%) TDD
6 227 (16.95%) Front End Development
7 190 (14.19%) Web Development
8 162 (12.10%) Scrum
9 160 (11.95%) Microservices
10 105 (7.84%) OO
11 104 (7.77%) Mentoring
12 101 (7.54%) BDD
13 100 (7.47%) Unit Testing
14 98 (7.32%) SDLC
15 95 (7.09%) Test Automation
16 89 (6.65%) E-Commerce
16 89 (6.65%) SOLID
17 83 (6.20%) Continuous Integration
18 73 (5.45%) OOP
19 68 (5.08%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 407 (30.40%) C#
2 288 (21.51%) SQL
3 235 (17.55%) Java
4 225 (16.80%) Python
5 210 (15.68%) TypeScript
6 202 (15.09%) PHP
7 66 (4.93%) Ruby
8 59 (4.41%) Kotlin
9 57 (4.26%) ES6
10 49 (3.66%) T-SQL
11 36 (2.69%) Go
12 31 (2.32%) C++
13 25 (1.87%) Scala
14 17 (1.27%) PL/SQL
15 16 (1.19%) Bash Shell
16 15 (1.12%) Java 8
16 15 (1.12%) VB
17 14 (1.05%) C
17 14 (1.05%) PowerShell
18 11 (0.82%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 67 (5.00%) Degree
2 30 (2.24%) Security Cleared
3 27 (2.02%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (0.97%) Numerate Degree
4 13 (0.97%) SC Cleared
5 12 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.45%) MCPD
7 3 (0.22%) ISEB
7 3 (0.22%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.15%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.15%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.075%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.075%) CISA
9 1 (0.075%) CISSP
9 1 (0.075%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.075%) GSEC
9 1 (0.075%) HND
9 1 (0.075%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.075%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.075%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (5.00%) QA
2 10 (0.75%) NIST
3 3 (0.22%) PSD2
3 3 (0.22%) SLA
4 2 (0.15%) GDPR
5 1 (0.075%) GxP
5 1 (0.075%) HL7
5 1 (0.075%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.075%) WCAG
System Software
1 177 (13.22%) Docker
2 11 (0.82%) Active Directory
3 7 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.37%) Firmware
4 5 (0.37%) vSphere
5 2 (0.15%) Gluster
5 2 (0.15%) GlusterFS
6 1 (0.075%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.075%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 121 (9.04%) Kubernetes
2 58 (4.33%) Terraform
3 15 (1.12%) Ansible
4 14 (1.05%) Kibana
5 11 (0.82%) cPanel
6 7 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (0.52%) Pingdom
7 5 (0.37%) Grafana
7 5 (0.37%) Puppet
7 5 (0.37%) Rancher
8 3 (0.22%) logstash
8 3 (0.22%) NetIQ Identity Manager
8 3 (0.22%) Prometheus
8 3 (0.22%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.075%) Graylog
9 1 (0.075%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.075%) Istio
9 1 (0.075%) Packer
9 1 (0.075%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.075%) WMI
Vendors
1 128 (9.56%) Microsoft
2 50 (3.73%) ServiceNow
3 38 (2.84%) Google
4 35 (2.61%) Oracle
5 25 (1.87%) Zend
6 24 (1.79%) SAP
7 22 (1.64%) Adobe
8 17 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
9 14 (1.05%) Xamarin
10 12 (0.90%) Pega
11 8 (0.60%) VMware
12 6 (0.45%) ATG
12 6 (0.45%) Demandware
12 6 (0.45%) hybris
13 5 (0.37%) Apple
13 5 (0.37%) NVIDIA
14 4 (0.30%) New Relic
14 4 (0.30%) Telstra
15 3 (0.22%) CyberArk
15 3 (0.22%) ForgeRock