Period
to 1 March 2021

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

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
1 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 3 3 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +3
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 3,276 1,814 1,848
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 24.02% 24.63% 23.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.93% 41.30% 41.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5,908 3,195 3,410
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £76,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.70%

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 8,416 4,392 4,491
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 61.72% 59.64% 57.99%
Number of salaries quoted 7,438 3,865 4,105
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £90,000 £83,750
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 1 March 2021.

JavaScript salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 1 March 2021, 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 1,476 (45.05%) HTML
2 1,424 (43.47%) CSS
3 1,399 (42.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1,330 (40.60%) React
5 1,079 (32.94%) AngularJS
6 993 (30.31%) C#
7 948 (28.94%) .NET
8 846 (25.82%) Azure
9 801 (24.45%) Software Engineering
10 795 (24.27%) AWS
11 787 (24.02%) SQL
12 754 (23.02%) Node.js
13 719 (21.95%) Git (software)
14 653 (19.93%) TypeScript
15 619 (18.89%) DevOps
16 617 (18.83%) Python
17 611 (18.65%) PHP
18 599 (18.28%) Vue.js
19 596 (18.19%) Java
20 587 (17.92%) Docker
21 569 (17.37%) Finance
22 563 (17.19%) Front End Development
23 528 (16.12%) SQL Server
24 519 (15.84%) MVC
25 458 (13.98%) MySQL
26 451 (13.77%) HTML5
27 437 (13.34%) Web Development
28 436 (13.31%) Microservices
29 418 (12.76%) TDD
30 412 (12.58%) Scrum

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
1 137 (4.18%) CMS
2 120 (3.66%) Elasticsearch
3 105 (3.21%) WordPress
4 84 (2.56%) Apache Spark
5 60 (1.83%) Umbraco
6 49 (1.50%) SharePoint
7 42 (1.28%) Apache
7 42 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
8 38 (1.16%) IIS
9 36 (1.10%) Confluence
9 36 (1.10%) Kentico
10 33 (1.01%) Drupal
11 30 (0.92%) EPiServer
12 23 (0.70%) nginx
13 15 (0.46%) NServiceBus
14 14 (0.43%) Tomcat
15 13 (0.40%) Apache Solr
16 12 (0.37%) Moodle
17 11 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
18 8 (0.24%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 25 (0.76%) Sketch
2 23 (0.70%) Photoshop
3 18 (0.55%) InVision
4 15 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 9 (0.27%) Figma
6 8 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
7 7 (0.21%) Adobe XD
8 5 (0.15%) Chatbot
8 5 (0.15%) GIMP
8 5 (0.15%) Zeplin
9 4 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
10 2 (0.061%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.061%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.061%) Inkscape
10 2 (0.061%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 1 (0.031%) InDesign
11 1 (0.031%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.031%) Marvel
11 1 (0.031%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.031%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 58 (1.77%) Magento
2 56 (1.71%) Shopify
3 38 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 15 (0.46%) nopCommerce
5 10 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
6 9 (0.27%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
7 4 (0.12%) Maximo
8 3 (0.092%) Dynamics GP
9 2 (0.061%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.061%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.061%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.061%) SAP Hybris
9 2 (0.061%) SAP S/4HANA
10 1 (0.031%) Adaptiv
10 1 (0.031%) Infor LN
10 1 (0.031%) JDE OneWorld
10 1 (0.031%) R3 Corda
10 1 (0.031%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 846 (25.82%) Azure
2 795 (24.27%) AWS
3 354 (10.81%) GCP
4 292 (8.91%) Serverless
5 259 (7.91%) SaaS
6 132 (4.03%) GitHub
7 100 (3.05%) AWS Lambda
8 73 (2.23%) Amazon S3
9 64 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
10 63 (1.92%) npm
11 62 (1.89%) PaaS
12 55 (1.68%) Power Platform
13 45 (1.37%) Dynamics 365
14 38 (1.16%) IaaS
15 37 (1.13%) Logic Apps
16 33 (1.01%) Slack
17 30 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
18 29 (0.89%) Amazon ECS
18 29 (0.89%) CloudFront
19 26 (0.79%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 73 (2.23%) HTTP
2 48 (1.47%) Internet
3 14 (0.43%) Network Security
3 14 (0.43%) SSH
4 13 (0.40%) Skype
5 7 (0.21%) DNS
5 7 (0.21%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.21%) VPN
6 6 (0.18%) Bluetooth
6 6 (0.18%) SMTP
7 5 (0.15%) SNMP
8 3 (0.092%) Firewall
8 3 (0.092%) SSL
8 3 (0.092%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.061%) 802.11
9 2 (0.061%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.061%) FTP
9 2 (0.061%) Intranet
9 2 (0.061%) SAN
9 2 (0.061%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 528 (16.12%) SQL Server
2 458 (13.98%) MySQL
3 285 (8.70%) MongoDB
4 252 (7.69%) NoSQL
5 213 (6.50%) PostgreSQL
6 133 (4.06%) Relational Database
7 87 (2.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 60 (1.83%) Hadoop
9 54 (1.65%) Big Data
10 43 (1.31%) Redis
11 39 (1.19%) Apache Hive
12 32 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
13 31 (0.95%) Cosmos DB
14 27 (0.82%) Blockchain
15 23 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 22 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
16 22 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
16 22 (0.67%) Power BI
16 22 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 17 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 719 (21.95%) Git (software)
2 205 (6.26%) Jenkins
3 135 (4.12%) JIRA
4 97 (2.96%) webpack
5 87 (2.66%) Selenium
6 84 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 78 (2.38%) Visual Studio
8 71 (2.17%) Cucumber
9 68 (2.08%) Cypress.io
10 56 (1.71%) Visual Studio Team System
11 55 (1.68%) Maven
12 53 (1.62%) gulp
13 51 (1.56%) Gradle
14 43 (1.31%) TeamCity
15 42 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
16 41 (1.25%) Bitbucket
17 31 (0.95%) Grunt
17 31 (0.95%) RSpec
18 29 (0.89%) GitLab
18 29 (0.89%) JUnit
General
1 569 (17.37%) Finance
2 204 (6.23%) Retail
3 134 (4.09%) Marketing
4 107 (3.27%) Games
5 96 (2.93%) Front Office
6 75 (2.29%) Law
7 72 (2.20%) Telecoms
8 65 (1.98%) Public Sector
9 38 (1.16%) Back Office
10 34 (1.04%) Manufacturing
11 26 (0.79%) Banking
12 25 (0.76%) Electronics
13 23 (0.70%) Advertising
14 21 (0.64%) Local Government
15 20 (0.61%) Legal
15 20 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
16 13 (0.40%) Automotive
17 11 (0.34%) Publishing
18 9 (0.27%) Financial Institution
19 7 (0.21%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2,534 (77.35%) Developer
2 466 (14.22%) React Developer
3 463 (14.13%) Senior Developer
4 434 (13.25%) Full Stack Developer
5 418 (12.76%) JavaScript Developer
6 354 (10.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 346 (10.56%) PHP Developer
7 346 (10.56%) Software Engineer
8 307 (9.37%) .NET Developer
9 281 (8.58%) Software Developer
10 227 (6.93%) C# Developer
11 198 (6.04%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 189 (5.77%) Java Developer
13 154 (4.70%) JavaScript Engineer
14 152 (4.64%) Web Developer
15 148 (4.52%) C# .NET Developer
16 140 (4.27%) Angular Developer
17 130 (3.97%) Lead Developer
18 128 (3.91%) Python Developer
19 105 (3.21%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,476 (45.05%) HTML
2 1,424 (43.47%) CSS
3 1,330 (40.60%) React
4 1,079 (32.94%) AngularJS
5 948 (28.94%) .NET
6 754 (23.02%) Node.js
7 599 (18.28%) Vue.js
8 451 (13.77%) HTML5
9 375 (11.45%) Web Services
10 370 (11.29%) REST
11 360 (10.99%) jQuery
12 331 (10.10%) ASP.NET
13 320 (9.77%) RESTful
14 315 (9.62%) .NET Core
15 291 (8.88%) React Native
16 285 (8.70%) CSS3
17 284 (8.67%) Laravel
18 232 (7.08%) .NET Framework
19 229 (6.99%) Redux
20 209 (6.38%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 340 (10.38%) Greenfield Project
2 331 (10.10%) User Experience
3 175 (5.34%) Mobile App
4 96 (2.93%) Analytical Skills
5 92 (2.81%) Blog
6 89 (2.72%) Self-Motivation
7 88 (2.69%) Virtual Team
8 68 (2.08%) Social Media
9 52 (1.59%) NHS
10 46 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
11 39 (1.19%) Cloud Native
12 35 (1.07%) N-Tier
13 33 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 30 (0.92%) Hedge funds
15 28 (0.85%) Client/Server
16 27 (0.82%) Algorithms
16 27 (0.82%) Fixed Income
17 25 (0.76%) Derivative
17 25 (0.76%) Equities
18 24 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 261 (7.97%) Linux
2 117 (3.57%) Windows
3 99 (3.02%) Android
4 92 (2.81%) Apple iOS
5 41 (1.25%) Unix
6 38 (1.16%) Windows Server
7 20 (0.61%) Ubuntu
8 12 (0.37%) Debian
9 6 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.15%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.15%) VMS
11 3 (0.092%) CentOS
11 3 (0.092%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.061%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.031%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.031%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.031%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,399 (42.70%) Agile Software Development
2 801 (24.45%) Software Engineering
3 619 (18.89%) DevOps
4 563 (17.19%) Front End Development
5 519 (15.84%) MVC
6 437 (13.34%) Web Development
7 436 (13.31%) Microservices
8 418 (12.76%) TDD
9 412 (12.58%) Scrum
10 270 (8.24%) Test Automation
11 268 (8.18%) E-Commerce
12 233 (7.11%) OO
13 231 (7.05%) Problem-Solving
14 229 (6.99%) Fintech
15 204 (6.23%) Mentoring
16 177 (5.40%) OOP
17 175 (5.34%) Unit Testing
18 158 (4.82%) SDLC
19 156 (4.76%) SOLID
20 155 (4.73%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 993 (30.31%) C#
2 787 (24.02%) SQL
3 653 (19.93%) TypeScript
4 617 (18.83%) Python
5 611 (18.65%) PHP
6 596 (18.19%) Java
7 187 (5.71%) ES6
8 125 (3.82%) Go
9 117 (3.57%) Ruby
10 107 (3.27%) T-SQL
11 60 (1.83%) C++
12 52 (1.59%) Kotlin
13 45 (1.37%) Java 8
14 43 (1.31%) Scala
15 42 (1.28%) Bash Shell
16 32 (0.98%) C
16 32 (0.98%) VB.NET
17 29 (0.89%) Perl
18 26 (0.79%) PHP 7
19 24 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 188 (5.74%) Degree
2 96 (2.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 44 (1.34%) Security Cleared
4 33 (1.01%) SC Cleared
5 18 (0.55%) PMI Certification
6 15 (0.46%) ISTQB
7 13 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (0.37%) AWS Certification
8 12 (0.37%) ISEB
9 11 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
10 6 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
11 5 (0.15%) HND
12 4 (0.12%) PhD
13 3 (0.092%) MCPD
14 2 (0.061%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (0.061%) SAP Certification
15 1 (0.031%) CEH
15 1 (0.031%) DBS Check
15 1 (0.031%) DV Cleared
15 1 (0.031%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 169 (5.16%) QA
2 14 (0.43%) WAI
3 8 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.21%) SLA
5 5 (0.15%) GDPR
6 4 (0.12%) WCAG
7 3 (0.092%) Actionable Recommendations
7 3 (0.092%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.092%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (0.092%) NIST
8 2 (0.061%) PMO
9 1 (0.031%) PSD2
System Software
1 587 (17.92%) Docker
2 15 (0.46%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.12%) Firmware
5 1 (0.031%) Gluster
5 1 (0.031%) Varnish
5 1 (0.031%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 329 (10.04%) Kubernetes
2 136 (4.15%) Terraform
3 57 (1.74%) Ansible
4 29 (0.89%) Puppet
5 23 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
5 23 (0.70%) Packer
6 11 (0.34%) Prometheus
7 8 (0.24%) Kibana
8 5 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (0.12%) Grafana
9 4 (0.12%) HP Fortify
9 4 (0.12%) Nagios
10 3 (0.092%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
10 3 (0.092%) logstash
10 3 (0.092%) Pingdom
10 3 (0.092%) TeamSite
10 3 (0.092%) vRealize
11 2 (0.061%) EnCase
11 2 (0.061%) FTK
Vendors
1 290 (8.85%) Microsoft
2 128 (3.91%) Google
3 104 (3.17%) Oracle
4 91 (2.78%) Zend
5 63 (1.92%) Adobe
6 46 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
6 46 (1.40%) Sitecore
7 38 (1.16%) ServiceNow
8 29 (0.89%) SAP
9 19 (0.58%) Atlassian
10 16 (0.49%) WooCommerce
11 14 (0.43%) Apple
11 14 (0.43%) Aquila
12 13 (0.40%) Pega
13 12 (0.37%) VMware
13 12 (0.37%) Xamarin
14 10 (0.31%) FNZ
14 10 (0.31%) Sun
15 8 (0.24%) Blue Prism
15 8 (0.24%) JD Edwards