Period
to 28 November 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 28 November 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
28 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 6 4 3
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 0
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 5,682 1,951 1,765
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 19.61% 23.71% 22.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 34.67% 37.41% 38.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4,513 1,799 1,584
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £68,750 £67,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £79,075 £77,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £54,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.50% +9.00% -

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 16,389 5,215 4,642
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 56.55% 63.39% 59.97%
Number of salaries quoted 13,226 4,751 4,169
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £70,625 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £83,750 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +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 28 November 2021.

JavaScript salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 3,008 (52.94%) React
2 2,517 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
3 2,433 (42.82%) HTML
4 2,283 (40.18%) CSS
5 1,782 (31.36%) Full Stack Development
6 1,485 (26.14%) C#
7 1,465 (25.78%) TypeScript
8 1,425 (25.08%) Node.js
9 1,389 (24.45%) AWS
10 1,373 (24.16%) Software Engineering
11 1,369 (24.09%) .NET
12 1,326 (23.34%) AngularJS
13 1,310 (23.06%) SQL
14 1,251 (22.02%) Azure
15 1,204 (21.19%) Git (software)
16 1,099 (19.34%) Finance
17 1,090 (19.18%) Front End Development
18 1,049 (18.46%) PHP
19 1,038 (18.27%) Docker
20 1,013 (17.83%) Java
21 997 (17.55%) Python
22 947 (16.67%) Social Skills
23 923 (16.24%) DevOps
24 865 (15.22%) MVC
25 798 (14.04%) Microservices
26 783 (13.78%) Web Services
27 779 (13.71%) TDD
28 724 (12.74%) MySQL
29 712 (12.53%) HTML5
30 708 (12.46%) SQL Server

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
1 270 (4.75%) CMS
2 224 (3.94%) WordPress
3 146 (2.57%) Elasticsearch
4 142 (2.50%) Apache
5 93 (1.64%) Confluence
6 90 (1.58%) SharePoint
7 86 (1.51%) Umbraco
8 80 (1.41%) Apache Solr
9 78 (1.37%) Headless CMS
9 78 (1.37%) nginx
10 77 (1.36%) EPiServer
11 75 (1.32%) Kentico
11 75 (1.32%) Sitecore CMS
12 72 (1.27%) IIS
13 47 (0.83%) Drupal
14 45 (0.79%) Tomcat
15 28 (0.49%) Apache Airflow
16 25 (0.44%) JBoss
17 22 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
18 20 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 94 (1.65%) Figma
2 62 (1.09%) Sketch
3 36 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
4 20 (0.35%) Photoshop
5 19 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
6 18 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 17 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
7 17 (0.30%) Adobe XD
8 15 (0.26%) InVision
9 13 (0.23%) MS Visio
10 10 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 4 (0.070%) InDesign
12 3 (0.053%) Chatbot
12 3 (0.053%) EngageOne
12 3 (0.053%) InfoPath
13 2 (0.035%) Adobe Premiere
13 2 (0.035%) Final Cut Pro
13 2 (0.035%) Marvel
13 2 (0.035%) Zeplin
14 1 (0.018%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 74 (1.30%) NetSuite
2 55 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 41 (0.72%) Payment Gateway
4 39 (0.69%) Shopify
5 38 (0.67%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 37 (0.65%) Magento
7 21 (0.37%) Summit
8 10 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
9 7 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 6 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
10 6 (0.11%) SAP S/4HANA
10 6 (0.11%) WebTrends
11 5 (0.088%) Elite 3E
11 5 (0.088%) JDE OneWorld
11 5 (0.088%) nopCommerce
11 5 (0.088%) SDL Web 8
12 4 (0.070%) Maximo
13 3 (0.053%) Adobe Campaign
13 3 (0.053%) SAP Hybris
14 2 (0.035%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 1,389 (24.45%) AWS
2 1,251 (22.02%) Azure
3 650 (11.44%) SaaS
4 518 (9.12%) Serverless
5 501 (8.82%) GCP
6 279 (4.91%) AWS Lambda
7 267 (4.70%) GitHub
8 214 (3.77%) Amazon S3
9 138 (2.43%) Amazon SQS
10 112 (1.97%) npm
11 102 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
12 94 (1.65%) Dynamics 365
12 94 (1.65%) PaaS
13 93 (1.64%) Power Platform
14 79 (1.39%) AWS Step Functions
15 61 (1.07%) Heroku
16 60 (1.06%) Firebase
17 57 (1.00%) Azure Functions
18 54 (0.95%) PowerApps
19 53 (0.93%) Azure Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 108 (1.90%) HTTP
2 85 (1.50%) Internet
3 43 (0.76%) Broadband
4 17 (0.30%) SSH
4 17 (0.30%) SSL
5 14 (0.25%) TCP/IP
6 13 (0.23%) VPN
7 11 (0.19%) DNS
7 11 (0.19%) Modbus
8 10 (0.18%) Bluetooth
9 9 (0.16%) MQTT
10 8 (0.14%) Asterisk PBX
11 7 (0.12%) AMQP
11 7 (0.12%) Firewall
11 7 (0.12%) Intranet
12 5 (0.088%) SMTP
13 4 (0.070%) DHCP
14 3 (0.053%) HTTPS
14 3 (0.053%) IPv4
14 3 (0.053%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 724 (12.74%) MySQL
2 708 (12.46%) SQL Server
3 418 (7.36%) NoSQL
4 327 (5.76%) MongoDB
5 326 (5.74%) PostgreSQL
6 281 (4.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 249 (4.38%) Relational Database
8 181 (3.19%) Redis
9 149 (2.62%) Amazon RDS
10 75 (1.32%) Big Data
10 75 (1.32%) RDBMS
11 48 (0.84%) Blockchain
12 47 (0.83%) Amazon Aurora
13 45 (0.79%) Power BI
14 44 (0.77%) Apache Ignite
15 43 (0.76%) Amazon Athena
16 42 (0.74%) Couchbase
17 40 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 27 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
19 26 (0.46%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 1,204 (21.19%) Git (software)
2 222 (3.91%) Jenkins
3 205 (3.61%) JIRA
4 204 (3.59%) Cypress.io
5 197 (3.47%) webpack
6 134 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 122 (2.15%) Visual Studio
8 106 (1.87%) Selenium
9 95 (1.67%) GitLab
9 95 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
10 92 (1.62%) TeamCity
11 90 (1.58%) gulp
12 79 (1.39%) PHPUnit
13 76 (1.34%) CircleCI
14 69 (1.21%) Babel
15 68 (1.20%) Postman
16 67 (1.18%) Mocha
17 61 (1.07%) Bitbucket
18 59 (1.04%) Jasmine
19 56 (0.99%) ReSharper
General
1 1,099 (19.34%) Finance
2 947 (16.67%) Social Skills
3 325 (5.72%) Retail
4 320 (5.63%) Marketing
5 258 (4.54%) Analytical Skills
6 188 (3.31%) Front Office
7 137 (2.41%) Games
8 111 (1.95%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 88 (1.55%) Public Sector
10 82 (1.44%) Law
11 77 (1.36%) Banking
12 75 (1.32%) Telecoms
13 72 (1.27%) Manufacturing
14 67 (1.18%) Organisational Skills
15 53 (0.93%) Publishing
16 45 (0.79%) Electronics
17 43 (0.76%) Legal
18 42 (0.74%) Financial Institution
19 40 (0.70%) Automotive
20 23 (0.40%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4,147 (72.98%) Developer
2 731 (12.87%) Senior Developer
3 726 (12.78%) React Developer
4 687 (12.09%) Full Stack Developer
5 636 (11.19%) Software Engineer
6 631 (11.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 626 (11.02%) PHP Developer
8 569 (10.01%) .NET Developer
9 495 (8.71%) Software Developer
10 406 (7.15%) JavaScript Developer
11 356 (6.27%) C# Developer
12 275 (4.84%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 262 (4.61%) Java Developer
14 215 (3.78%) Lead Developer
15 205 (3.61%) C# .NET Developer
16 198 (3.48%) Python Developer
17 182 (3.20%) Web Developer
18 153 (2.69%) Senior .NET Developer
19 147 (2.59%) .NET Software Developer
20 143 (2.52%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,008 (52.94%) React
2 2,433 (42.82%) HTML
3 2,283 (40.18%) CSS
4 1,425 (25.08%) Node.js
5 1,369 (24.09%) .NET
6 1,326 (23.34%) AngularJS
7 783 (13.78%) Web Services
8 712 (12.53%) HTML5
9 708 (12.46%) Vue.js
10 676 (11.90%) REST
11 675 (11.88%) jQuery
12 645 (11.35%) RESTful
13 608 (10.70%) ASP.NET
14 539 (9.49%) .NET Core
15 442 (7.78%) Redux
16 417 (7.34%) CSS3
17 356 (6.27%) GraphQL
18 345 (6.07%) JSON
19 336 (5.91%) XML
20 334 (5.88%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 655 (11.53%) User Experience
2 627 (11.03%) Greenfield Project
3 255 (4.49%) Mobile App
4 220 (3.87%) Self-Motivation
5 188 (3.31%) e-Learning
6 127 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
7 112 (1.97%) Derivative
8 109 (1.92%) Hedge funds
9 108 (1.90%) Fixed Income
10 104 (1.83%) Virtual Team
11 100 (1.76%) Algorithms
12 98 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 79 (1.39%) Legacy Code
14 75 (1.32%) Equities
15 58 (1.02%) Cloud Native
16 57 (1.00%) Blog
17 52 (0.92%) NHS
18 47 (0.83%) Data Structures
19 44 (0.77%) Tandem
20 41 (0.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 439 (7.73%) Linux
2 217 (3.82%) Windows
3 183 (3.22%) Apple iOS
4 176 (3.10%) Android
5 78 (1.37%) Unix
6 73 (1.28%) Windows Server
7 11 (0.19%) Ubuntu
8 10 (0.18%) Mac OS
9 8 (0.14%) CentOS
10 3 (0.053%) Alpine Linux
10 3 (0.053%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.053%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.053%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.053%) Windows Server 2016
11 2 (0.035%) VMS
11 2 (0.035%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.035%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.035%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.018%) Debian
12 1 (0.018%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,517 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
2 1,782 (31.36%) Full Stack Development
3 1,373 (24.16%) Software Engineering
4 1,090 (19.18%) Front End Development
5 923 (16.24%) DevOps
6 865 (15.22%) MVC
7 798 (14.04%) Microservices
8 779 (13.71%) TDD
9 694 (12.21%) Scrum
10 661 (11.63%) Web Development
11 659 (11.60%) E-Commerce
12 608 (10.70%) Problem-Solving
13 543 (9.56%) Mentoring
14 537 (9.45%) Test Automation
15 509 (8.96%) OO
16 462 (8.13%) Unit Testing
17 394 (6.93%) Computer Science
18 343 (6.04%) OOP
19 323 (5.68%) SDLC
20 317 (5.58%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 1,485 (26.14%) C#
2 1,465 (25.78%) TypeScript
3 1,310 (23.06%) SQL
4 1,049 (18.46%) PHP
5 1,013 (17.83%) Java
6 997 (17.55%) Python
7 278 (4.89%) Go
8 268 (4.72%) ES6
9 218 (3.84%) Kotlin
10 196 (3.45%) Ruby
11 130 (2.29%) PowerShell
12 128 (2.25%) T-SQL
13 113 (1.99%) C++
14 110 (1.94%) Scala
15 108 (1.90%) Dart
16 101 (1.78%) C
17 93 (1.64%) Clojure
18 85 (1.50%) PHP 7
19 73 (1.28%) Java 8
20 67 (1.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 523 (9.20%) Degree
2 263 (4.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 97 (1.71%) Security Cleared
4 62 (1.09%) SC Cleared
5 47 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (0.35%) Master's Degree
7 18 (0.32%) ISTQB
8 16 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
9 10 (0.18%) PhD
10 9 (0.16%) Analytics IQ
10 9 (0.16%) OSCP
11 8 (0.14%) DBS Check
11 8 (0.14%) ISEB
11 8 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 8 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.12%) AWS Certification
12 7 (0.12%) SANS
13 6 (0.11%) CREST Certified
13 6 (0.11%) HND
14 4 (0.070%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 440 (7.74%) QA
2 248 (4.36%) Accessibility
3 28 (0.49%) GDPR
4 21 (0.37%) WCAG
5 16 (0.28%) SLA
6 14 (0.25%) GRC
7 6 (0.11%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.088%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.053%) GAMP
10 2 (0.035%) Actionable Recommendations
10 2 (0.035%) Disclosure Scotland
10 2 (0.035%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.018%) HL7
11 1 (0.018%) PMO
11 1 (0.018%) WAI
System Software
1 1,038 (18.27%) Docker
2 18 (0.32%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.16%) vSphere
4 8 (0.14%) ISA Server
4 8 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.088%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (0.088%) Varnish
5 5 (0.088%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.053%) Firmware
7 2 (0.035%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.035%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.035%) Xen
8 1 (0.018%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.018%) NDS
8 1 (0.018%) NFS
8 1 (0.018%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 677 (11.91%) Kubernetes
2 380 (6.69%) Terraform
3 92 (1.62%) Ansible
4 58 (1.02%) Puppet
5 48 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
6 41 (0.72%) Grafana
7 20 (0.35%) Docker Swarm
7 20 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
8 16 (0.28%) logstash
9 15 (0.26%) Kibana
10 12 (0.21%) Prometheus
11 9 (0.16%) Matomo
12 8 (0.14%) HP UCMDB
13 7 (0.12%) Salt
14 6 (0.11%) MIIS
15 5 (0.088%) SCCM
16 4 (0.070%) Capistrano
17 3 (0.053%) Hadoop YARN
17 3 (0.053%) Oozie
17 3 (0.053%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 697 (12.27%) Microsoft
2 350 (6.16%) Google
3 169 (2.97%) Oracle
4 120 (2.11%) Adobe
5 92 (1.62%) SAP
5 92 (1.62%) Zend
6 81 (1.43%) Sitecore
7 75 (1.32%) ServiceNow
8 66 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
9 52 (0.92%) Apple
10 47 (0.83%) WooCommerce
11 30 (0.53%) Xamarin
12 25 (0.44%) HubSpot
12 25 (0.44%) JD Edwards
12 25 (0.44%) Netlify
13 24 (0.42%) Red Hat
14 22 (0.39%) Rackspace
14 22 (0.39%) Telerik
15 21 (0.37%) Bloomberg
16 20 (0.35%) Atlassian