Period
to 11 May 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 11 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
11 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +3
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 3,992 1,651 1,801
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 23.40% 25.86% 22.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.94% 42.07% 40.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3,482 1,450 1,652
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £53,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.87% +7.00% +0.50%
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £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 with a WFH option and a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 10,251 3,924 4,475
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 60.09% 61.47% 56.07%
Number of salaries quoted 8,809 3,434 4,035
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
75th Percentile £73,750 £74,188 £72,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £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 11 May 2021.

JavaScript salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 11 May 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 1,805 (45.22%) Agile Software Development
2 1,727 (43.26%) HTML
3 1,678 (42.03%) React
4 1,675 (41.96%) CSS
5 1,240 (31.06%) AngularJS
6 1,111 (27.83%) .NET
7 1,109 (27.78%) C#
8 1,021 (25.58%) AWS
9 1,008 (25.25%) SQL
10 989 (24.77%) Software Engineering
11 970 (24.30%) Azure
12 922 (23.10%) Node.js
13 907 (22.72%) Git (software)
14 893 (22.37%) TypeScript
15 763 (19.11%) Docker
16 749 (18.76%) PHP
17 736 (18.44%) Java
18 716 (17.94%) Vue.js
19 709 (17.76%) DevOps
20 708 (17.74%) Front End Development
21 692 (17.33%) Finance
22 649 (16.26%) Python
23 621 (15.56%) Microservices
24 592 (14.83%) SQL Server
25 570 (14.28%) MVC
26 565 (14.15%) Scrum
27 543 (13.60%) MySQL
28 542 (13.58%) REST
29 519 (13.00%) HTML5
30 511 (12.80%) Social Skills

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
1 175 (4.38%) CMS
2 146 (3.66%) Elasticsearch
3 130 (3.26%) WordPress
4 82 (2.05%) Apache Spark
5 67 (1.68%) Apache
6 58 (1.45%) SharePoint
7 54 (1.35%) Umbraco
8 50 (1.25%) IIS
9 47 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
10 43 (1.08%) Confluence
11 37 (0.93%) nginx
12 35 (0.88%) EPiServer
13 34 (0.85%) Kentico
14 32 (0.80%) Drupal
15 19 (0.48%) Tomcat
16 16 (0.40%) Apache Solr
17 13 (0.33%) Headless CMS
17 13 (0.33%) NServiceBus
18 12 (0.30%) WebLogic
19 9 (0.23%) JBoss
Applications
1 34 (0.85%) Sketch
2 25 (0.63%) InVision
3 14 (0.35%) Photoshop
4 11 (0.28%) Adobe XD
4 11 (0.28%) Figma
5 10 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
6 8 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (0.18%) Zeplin
8 5 (0.13%) Chatbot
8 5 (0.13%) Marvel
8 5 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
9 3 (0.075%) GIMP
9 3 (0.075%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.050%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.050%) EngageOne
10 2 (0.050%) InDesign
10 2 (0.050%) Microsoft Project
11 1 (0.025%) Gephi
11 1 (0.025%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 57 (1.43%) Magento
2 52 (1.30%) Shopify
3 47 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
4 19 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
5 15 (0.38%) nopCommerce
6 12 (0.30%) NetSuite
7 5 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.13%) SAP S/4HANA
8 4 (0.10%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 3 (0.075%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 2 (0.050%) Maximo
10 2 (0.050%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.050%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.050%) SAP Hybris
11 1 (0.025%) Adaptiv
11 1 (0.025%) Distributed Ledger
11 1 (0.025%) Infor LN
11 1 (0.025%) JDE OneWorld
11 1 (0.025%) SAP HCM
11 1 (0.025%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 1,021 (25.58%) AWS
2 970 (24.30%) Azure
3 479 (12.00%) GCP
4 362 (9.07%) Serverless
5 357 (8.94%) SaaS
6 197 (4.93%) GitHub
7 155 (3.88%) AWS Lambda
8 128 (3.21%) Amazon S3
9 85 (2.13%) npm
10 78 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
11 68 (1.70%) Dynamics 365
12 63 (1.58%) Amazon SQS
13 62 (1.55%) Power Platform
14 60 (1.50%) PaaS
15 45 (1.13%) AWS CloudFormation
16 41 (1.03%) Amazon ECS
16 41 (1.03%) PowerApps
17 36 (0.90%) Azure Service Bus
17 36 (0.90%) IaaS
18 35 (0.88%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 91 (2.28%) HTTP
2 53 (1.33%) Internet
3 24 (0.60%) DNS
4 14 (0.35%) Network Security
4 14 (0.35%) VPN
5 11 (0.28%) SSH
6 10 (0.25%) SSL
6 10 (0.25%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.15%) Bluetooth
7 6 (0.15%) Skype
8 5 (0.13%) Firewall
9 4 (0.10%) Ethernet
10 3 (0.075%) 802.11
10 3 (0.075%) FTP
10 3 (0.075%) Intranet
10 3 (0.075%) SAN
10 3 (0.075%) SMTP
10 3 (0.075%) Wireless
11 2 (0.050%) MPLS
11 2 (0.050%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 592 (14.83%) SQL Server
2 543 (13.60%) MySQL
3 331 (8.29%) MongoDB
4 277 (6.94%) NoSQL
5 272 (6.81%) PostgreSQL
6 144 (3.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 110 (2.76%) Relational Database
8 78 (1.95%) Amazon RDS
9 69 (1.73%) Redis
10 64 (1.60%) Big Data
11 57 (1.43%) Hadoop
12 41 (1.03%) Apache Hive
13 37 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 35 (0.88%) Power BI
15 28 (0.70%) Azure SQL Database
16 26 (0.65%) Blockchain
17 25 (0.63%) BigQuery
18 23 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 20 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
20 19 (0.48%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 907 (22.72%) Git (software)
2 319 (7.99%) Jenkins
3 185 (4.63%) JIRA
4 144 (3.61%) webpack
5 106 (2.66%) Cypress.io
6 102 (2.56%) Selenium
6 102 (2.56%) Visual Studio
7 83 (2.08%) Cucumber
8 75 (1.88%) Maven
9 69 (1.73%) gulp
10 66 (1.65%) Visual Studio Team System
11 64 (1.60%) GitLab
12 60 (1.50%) Gradle
12 60 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
13 49 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
14 45 (1.13%) Bitbucket
14 45 (1.13%) TeamCity
15 37 (0.93%) IntelliJ
15 37 (0.93%) Mocha
16 36 (0.90%) JUnit
General
1 692 (17.33%) Finance
2 511 (12.80%) Social Skills
3 303 (7.59%) Retail
4 212 (5.31%) Marketing
5 133 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
6 124 (3.11%) Front Office
7 118 (2.96%) Games
8 87 (2.18%) Law
9 69 (1.73%) Telecoms
10 59 (1.48%) Banking
10 59 (1.48%) Public Sector
11 40 (1.00%) Manufacturing
12 33 (0.83%) Back Office
13 32 (0.80%) Advertising
14 31 (0.78%) Electronics
14 31 (0.78%) Organisational Skills
15 27 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
16 23 (0.58%) Local Government
16 23 (0.58%) Publishing
17 18 (0.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3,005 (75.28%) Developer
2 600 (15.03%) React Developer
3 545 (13.65%) Senior Developer
4 503 (12.60%) JavaScript Developer
5 480 (12.02%) Full Stack Developer
6 436 (10.92%) PHP Developer
7 414 (10.37%) Software Engineer
8 411 (10.30%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 372 (9.32%) .NET Developer
10 338 (8.47%) Software Developer
11 289 (7.24%) C# Developer
12 223 (5.59%) Java Developer
13 209 (5.24%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 193 (4.83%) C# .NET Developer
15 175 (4.38%) Angular Developer
16 166 (4.16%) JavaScript Engineer
17 163 (4.08%) Lead Developer
18 147 (3.68%) Web Developer
19 109 (2.73%) Node.js Developer
20 106 (2.66%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,727 (43.26%) HTML
2 1,678 (42.03%) React
3 1,675 (41.96%) CSS
4 1,240 (31.06%) AngularJS
5 1,111 (27.83%) .NET
6 922 (23.10%) Node.js
7 716 (17.94%) Vue.js
8 542 (13.58%) REST
9 519 (13.00%) HTML5
10 508 (12.73%) Web Services
11 467 (11.70%) jQuery
12 421 (10.55%) ASP.NET
13 383 (9.59%) React Native
14 362 (9.07%) RESTful
15 352 (8.82%) CSS3
16 350 (8.77%) Laravel
17 334 (8.37%) .NET Core
18 277 (6.94%) Sass
19 263 (6.59%) Redux
20 261 (6.54%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 436 (10.92%) User Experience
2 364 (9.12%) Greenfield Project
3 222 (5.56%) Mobile App
4 110 (2.76%) Self-Motivation
5 82 (2.05%) Virtual Team
6 71 (1.78%) Social Media
7 66 (1.65%) Blog
8 59 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
9 52 (1.30%) Cloud Native
9 52 (1.30%) NHS
10 48 (1.20%) Hedge funds
11 41 (1.03%) iPad
12 34 (0.85%) Algorithms
12 34 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
13 27 (0.68%) N-Tier
14 26 (0.65%) Management Information System
15 25 (0.63%) Data Structures
16 23 (0.58%) Public Cloud
17 21 (0.53%) e-Learning
17 21 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 347 (8.69%) Linux
2 163 (4.08%) Android
3 129 (3.23%) Apple iOS
3 129 (3.23%) Windows
4 63 (1.58%) Unix
5 39 (0.98%) Windows Server
6 35 (0.88%) Ubuntu
7 8 (0.20%) Debian
8 7 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.13%) VMS
11 4 (0.10%) CentOS
11 4 (0.10%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.075%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.050%) Alpine Linux
13 2 (0.050%) SUSE
13 2 (0.050%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.050%) Windows Server 2016
14 1 (0.025%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.025%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,805 (45.22%) Agile Software Development
2 989 (24.77%) Software Engineering
3 709 (17.76%) DevOps
4 708 (17.74%) Front End Development
5 621 (15.56%) Microservices
6 570 (14.28%) MVC
7 565 (14.15%) Scrum
8 486 (12.17%) Web Development
9 454 (11.37%) TDD
10 380 (9.52%) E-Commerce
11 368 (9.22%) Test Automation
12 340 (8.52%) Problem-Solving
13 285 (7.14%) Mentoring
14 280 (7.01%) OO
15 274 (6.86%) Fintech
16 256 (6.41%) Computer Science
17 224 (5.61%) OOP
18 221 (5.54%) SDLC
19 218 (5.46%) Continuous Integration
20 214 (5.36%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1,109 (27.78%) C#
2 1,008 (25.25%) SQL
3 893 (22.37%) TypeScript
4 749 (18.76%) PHP
5 736 (18.44%) Java
6 649 (16.26%) Python
7 234 (5.86%) ES6
8 159 (3.98%) Go
9 138 (3.46%) Ruby
10 133 (3.33%) T-SQL
11 65 (1.63%) Bash Shell
12 61 (1.53%) Scala
13 60 (1.50%) Kotlin
14 58 (1.45%) Java 8
15 56 (1.40%) C++
16 50 (1.25%) PHP 7
17 48 (1.20%) C
18 41 (1.03%) Shell Script
19 40 (1.00%) VB.NET
20 31 (0.78%) ES7
Qualifications
1 285 (7.14%) Degree
2 149 (3.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 60 (1.50%) Security Cleared
4 50 (1.25%) SC Cleared
5 19 (0.48%) PhD
6 16 (0.40%) AWS Certification
7 15 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (0.38%) PMI Certification
8 11 (0.28%) ISTQB
9 5 (0.13%) BPSS Clearance
9 5 (0.13%) ISEB
9 5 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.10%) HND
11 3 (0.075%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.050%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.050%) Numerate Degree
12 2 (0.050%) SAP Certification
13 1 (0.025%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.025%) ISEB Practitioner
13 1 (0.025%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 217 (5.44%) QA
2 18 (0.45%) WAI
3 14 (0.35%) WCAG
4 11 (0.28%) Actionable Recommendations
5 10 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 9 (0.23%) SLA
7 6 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.075%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.075%) PMO
9 2 (0.050%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.050%) GDPR
9 2 (0.050%) NIST
System Software
1 763 (19.11%) Docker
2 13 (0.33%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.13%) Gluster
5 2 (0.050%) Ceph
5 2 (0.050%) Firmware
5 2 (0.050%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.050%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.025%) KVM
6 1 (0.025%) NFS
6 1 (0.025%) Varnish
6 1 (0.025%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.025%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 462 (11.57%) Kubernetes
2 194 (4.86%) Terraform
3 90 (2.25%) Ansible
4 37 (0.93%) Puppet
5 36 (0.90%) Packer
6 30 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (0.40%) Prometheus
8 8 (0.20%) Kibana
9 6 (0.15%) Grafana
9 6 (0.15%) HAProxy
9 6 (0.15%) HP Fortify
9 6 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
10 5 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
10 5 (0.13%) HP UCMDB
11 4 (0.10%) Istio
11 4 (0.10%) Nagios
11 4 (0.10%) Rundeck
12 3 (0.075%) EnCase
12 3 (0.075%) FTK
12 3 (0.075%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 360 (9.02%) Microsoft
2 169 (4.23%) Google
3 139 (3.48%) Oracle
4 124 (3.11%) Zend
5 67 (1.68%) Adobe
6 62 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
7 51 (1.28%) Sitecore
8 43 (1.08%) ServiceNow
9 33 (0.83%) SAP
10 29 (0.73%) WooCommerce
11 21 (0.53%) Atlassian
11 21 (0.53%) Yahoo!
12 20 (0.50%) Xamarin
13 19 (0.48%) Sage
14 16 (0.40%) VMware
15 15 (0.38%) Apple
16 14 (0.35%) Aquila
16 14 (0.35%) HP
16 14 (0.35%) Sencha
17 11 (0.28%) Sun