Period
to 27 November 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 27 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
27 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 2,008 1,763 1,863
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 23.71% 22.81% 24.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 37.16% 37.95% 40.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3,678 3,137 3,468
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.00% - +11.11%

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 5,403 4,646 4,596
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 63.80% 60.10% 59.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4,886 4,105 4,143
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £33,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,250 £81,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 27 November 2020.

JavaScript salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 881 (43.87%) HTML
2 870 (43.33%) CSS
3 787 (39.19%) Agile Software Development
4 716 (35.66%) React
5 707 (35.21%) AngularJS
6 585 (29.13%) C#
7 576 (28.69%) .NET
8 512 (25.50%) Azure
9 462 (23.01%) Node.js
10 449 (22.36%) AWS
11 448 (22.31%) Software Engineering
12 444 (22.11%) SQL
13 423 (21.07%) Python
14 421 (20.97%) Git (software)
15 402 (20.02%) DevOps
16 383 (19.07%) Java
17 362 (18.03%) TypeScript
18 355 (17.68%) Front End Development
19 330 (16.43%) PHP
20 322 (16.04%) MVC
21 319 (15.89%) SQL Server
22 296 (14.74%) Web Development
22 296 (14.74%) Vue.js
23 294 (14.64%) TDD
24 288 (14.34%) Finance
25 279 (13.89%) Docker
26 256 (12.75%) Microservices
27 250 (12.45%) HTML5
28 245 (12.20%) .NET Core
29 229 (11.40%) 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 89 (4.43%) CMS
2 86 (4.28%) Elasticsearch
3 71 (3.54%) WordPress
4 33 (1.64%) SharePoint
5 24 (1.20%) Umbraco
6 20 (1.00%) Drupal
7 18 (0.90%) Apache
8 17 (0.85%) Apache Spark
8 17 (0.85%) IIS
8 17 (0.85%) nginx
9 15 (0.75%) Confluence
10 14 (0.70%) NServiceBus
11 11 (0.55%) Jadu
12 8 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
13 7 (0.35%) EPiServer
13 7 (0.35%) Moodle
14 6 (0.30%) Kentico
15 5 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
15 5 (0.25%) Ethereum
15 5 (0.25%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 28 (1.39%) Photoshop
2 22 (1.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 14 (0.70%) Sketch
4 10 (0.50%) InVision
5 6 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.20%) Figma
6 4 (0.20%) Fireworks
6 4 (0.20%) GIMP
6 4 (0.20%) Inkscape
6 4 (0.20%) Zeplin
7 2 (0.100%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (0.100%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 1 (0.050%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.050%) FileZilla
8 1 (0.050%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.050%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 45 (2.24%) Magento
2 36 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 29 (1.44%) Shopify
4 13 (0.65%) Distributed Ledger
5 9 (0.45%) R3 Corda
6 5 (0.25%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
8 2 (0.100%) Maximo
8 2 (0.100%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.050%) JDE OneWorld
9 1 (0.050%) nopCommerce
9 1 (0.050%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 512 (25.50%) Azure
2 449 (22.36%) AWS
3 166 (8.27%) Serverless
4 164 (8.17%) GCP
5 100 (4.98%) SaaS
6 94 (4.68%) GitHub
7 59 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
8 45 (2.24%) Power Platform
9 43 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
10 42 (2.09%) Amazon S3
11 39 (1.94%) npm
12 36 (1.79%) Logic Apps
13 32 (1.59%) Dynamics 365
14 28 (1.39%) PaaS
14 28 (1.39%) Slack
15 22 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
16 20 (1.00%) IaaS
17 19 (0.95%) Power Automate
18 18 (0.90%) Azure Functions
19 16 (0.80%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 31 (1.54%) HTTP
2 21 (1.05%) Internet
3 17 (0.85%) Skype
4 16 (0.80%) SSH
5 5 (0.25%) SNMP
5 5 (0.25%) SSL
6 4 (0.20%) DNS
6 4 (0.20%) SMTP
6 4 (0.20%) VPN
7 2 (0.100%) AMQP
7 2 (0.100%) Firewall
7 2 (0.100%) FTP
7 2 (0.100%) Intranet
7 2 (0.100%) IPFS
7 2 (0.100%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.100%) Network Security
7 2 (0.100%) VoIP
7 2 (0.100%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.050%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
8 1 (0.050%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 319 (15.89%) SQL Server
2 226 (11.25%) MySQL
3 174 (8.67%) MongoDB
4 136 (6.77%) PostgreSQL
5 130 (6.47%) NoSQL
6 126 (6.27%) Relational Database
7 50 (2.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 37 (1.84%) Redis
9 36 (1.79%) Big Data
10 29 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 26 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
12 24 (1.20%) Power BI
13 21 (1.05%) Cosmos DB
14 19 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
15 18 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
16 16 (0.80%) Blockchain
16 16 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 14 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
17 14 (0.70%) Hadoop
18 8 (0.40%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 421 (20.97%) Git (software)
2 89 (4.43%) Jenkins
3 66 (3.29%) webpack
4 63 (3.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 62 (3.09%) Selenium
6 53 (2.64%) JIRA
7 44 (2.19%) Cucumber
8 42 (2.09%) TeamCity
9 39 (1.94%) Cypress.io
10 37 (1.84%) Visual Studio
11 34 (1.69%) gulp
11 34 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
12 32 (1.59%) RSpec
13 26 (1.29%) Grunt
14 22 (1.10%) Subversion
15 20 (1.00%) Bitbucket
15 20 (1.00%) Visual Studio Team System
16 19 (0.95%) Appium
16 19 (0.95%) CircleCI
17 17 (0.85%) Maven
General
1 288 (14.34%) Finance
2 64 (3.19%) Marketing
3 63 (3.14%) Retail
4 52 (2.59%) Games
5 51 (2.54%) Telecoms
6 48 (2.39%) Public Sector
7 39 (1.94%) Front Office
8 34 (1.69%) Law
9 31 (1.54%) Manufacturing
10 22 (1.10%) Electronics
11 18 (0.90%) Banking
12 12 (0.60%) Advertising
13 11 (0.55%) Automotive
13 11 (0.55%) Legal
14 9 (0.45%) Back Office
14 9 (0.45%) Investment Banking
14 9 (0.45%) Publishing
15 8 (0.40%) Billing
16 6 (0.30%) Local Government
17 5 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1,509 (75.15%) Developer
2 297 (14.79%) Senior Developer
3 250 (12.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 249 (12.40%) React Developer
5 229 (11.40%) Full Stack Developer
6 204 (10.16%) JavaScript Developer
7 186 (9.26%) Software Engineer
8 179 (8.91%) .NET Developer
9 170 (8.47%) PHP Developer
10 161 (8.02%) Software Developer
11 143 (7.12%) C# Developer
12 128 (6.37%) Web Developer
13 114 (5.68%) Java Developer
14 103 (5.13%) Python Developer
15 90 (4.48%) Angular Developer
16 88 (4.38%) C# .NET Developer
17 85 (4.23%) Developer/Software Engineer
18 82 (4.08%) Lead Developer
19 75 (3.74%) Node.js Developer
20 65 (3.24%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 881 (43.87%) HTML
2 870 (43.33%) CSS
3 716 (35.66%) React
4 707 (35.21%) AngularJS
5 576 (28.69%) .NET
6 462 (23.01%) Node.js
7 296 (14.74%) Vue.js
8 250 (12.45%) HTML5
9 245 (12.20%) .NET Core
10 229 (11.40%) REST
11 227 (11.30%) jQuery
12 217 (10.81%) ASP.NET
13 204 (10.16%) Web Services
14 166 (8.27%) RESTful
15 164 (8.17%) CSS3
16 163 (8.12%) Redux
17 146 (7.27%) React Native
18 141 (7.02%) ASP.NET Web API
19 136 (6.77%) .NET Framework
20 109 (5.43%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 208 (10.36%) User Experience
2 167 (8.32%) Greenfield Project
3 111 (5.53%) Mobile App
4 53 (2.64%) Virtual Team
5 50 (2.49%) Analytical Skills
5 50 (2.49%) Blog
6 36 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
7 34 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 32 (1.59%) NHS
9 31 (1.54%) Derivative
10 30 (1.49%) Equities
11 29 (1.44%) Fixed Income
12 26 (1.29%) Hedge funds
13 23 (1.15%) Algorithms
13 23 (1.15%) Client/Server
13 23 (1.15%) N-Tier
14 22 (1.10%) Cloud Native
15 19 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
16 15 (0.75%) Social Media
17 13 (0.65%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 159 (7.92%) Linux
2 66 (3.29%) Windows
3 59 (2.94%) Android
4 57 (2.84%) Apple iOS
5 25 (1.25%) Unix
6 18 (0.90%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.40%) Debian
8 7 (0.35%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.20%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.15%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.100%) VMS
11 2 (0.100%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.050%) CentOS
12 1 (0.050%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.050%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 787 (39.19%) Agile Software Development
2 448 (22.31%) Software Engineering
3 402 (20.02%) DevOps
4 355 (17.68%) Front End Development
5 322 (16.04%) MVC
6 296 (14.74%) Web Development
7 294 (14.64%) TDD
8 256 (12.75%) Microservices
9 225 (11.21%) Scrum
10 157 (7.82%) Test Automation
11 156 (7.77%) OO
12 153 (7.62%) Unit Testing
13 133 (6.62%) Mentoring
14 127 (6.32%) SDLC
15 125 (6.23%) E-Commerce
16 115 (5.73%) OOP
17 114 (5.68%) Problem-Solving
18 111 (5.53%) Fintech
19 107 (5.33%) BDD
19 107 (5.33%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 585 (29.13%) C#
2 444 (22.11%) SQL
3 423 (21.07%) Python
4 383 (19.07%) Java
5 362 (18.03%) TypeScript
6 330 (16.43%) PHP
7 94 (4.68%) ES6
8 79 (3.93%) Ruby
9 77 (3.83%) Go
10 69 (3.44%) T-SQL
11 53 (2.64%) C++
12 51 (2.54%) Kotlin
13 31 (1.54%) Bash Shell
13 31 (1.54%) Scala
14 23 (1.15%) Perl
15 20 (1.00%) Apex Code
16 19 (0.95%) C
16 19 (0.95%) PL/SQL
16 19 (0.95%) PowerShell
17 17 (0.85%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 108 (5.38%) Degree
2 52 (2.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (1.34%) Security Cleared
4 16 (0.80%) Numerate Degree
5 10 (0.50%) ISEB
5 10 (0.50%) ISTQB
5 10 (0.50%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (0.40%) PMI Certification
7 6 (0.30%) ISEB Practitioner
8 4 (0.20%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.100%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.100%) MCPD
10 1 (0.050%) CEH
10 1 (0.050%) CISSP
10 1 (0.050%) GSEC
10 1 (0.050%) HND
10 1 (0.050%) PhD
10 1 (0.050%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.050%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (4.78%) QA
2 10 (0.50%) NIST
3 6 (0.30%) SLA
4 5 (0.25%) GDPR
4 5 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.15%) PSD2
6 2 (0.100%) WCAG
7 1 (0.050%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.050%) GxP
7 1 (0.050%) HL7
7 1 (0.050%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.050%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 279 (13.89%) Docker
2 17 (0.85%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.30%) Firmware
3 6 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.15%) Gluster
5 2 (0.100%) GlusterFS
6 1 (0.050%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 171 (8.52%) Kubernetes
2 51 (2.54%) Terraform
3 27 (1.34%) Ansible
4 11 (0.55%) cPanel
5 9 (0.45%) Kibana
5 9 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (0.45%) Puppet
6 5 (0.25%) logstash
7 4 (0.20%) Grafana
7 4 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.15%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 3 (0.15%) Pingdom
8 3 (0.15%) Prometheus
8 3 (0.15%) Rancher
8 3 (0.15%) vRealize
8 3 (0.15%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.100%) ITRS Geneos
9 2 (0.100%) MIIS
9 2 (0.100%) Packer
10 1 (0.050%) NetIQ Identity Manager
Vendors
1 195 (9.71%) Microsoft
2 71 (3.54%) Oracle
3 69 (3.44%) Google
4 47 (2.34%) ServiceNow
5 43 (2.14%) Zend
6 36 (1.79%) Adobe
7 31 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
8 25 (1.25%) SAP
9 15 (0.75%) Pega
10 10 (0.50%) Apple
10 10 (0.50%) VMware
11 9 (0.45%) Xamarin
12 8 (0.40%) Sitecore
13 6 (0.30%) ATG
13 6 (0.30%) Atlassian
13 6 (0.30%) Demandware
13 6 (0.30%) Facebook
13 6 (0.30%) hybris
13 6 (0.30%) WooCommerce
14 5 (0.25%) NVIDIA