Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

JavaScript (including ECMAScript)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
20 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +3
Permanent jobs citing JavaScript 4,661 1,411 1,771
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 23.25% 25.32% 22.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.65% 40.97% 39.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3,837 1,257 1,649
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £32,700
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.86% +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 12,059 3,444 4,499
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 60.14% 61.80% 56.55%
Number of salaries quoted 9,916 3,050 4,109
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.64% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £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 20 June 2021.

JavaScript salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 2,124 (45.57%) Agile Software Development
2 1,982 (42.52%) React
3 1,951 (41.86%) HTML
4 1,881 (40.36%) CSS
5 1,358 (29.14%) AngularJS
6 1,221 (26.20%) .NET
7 1,202 (25.79%) SQL
8 1,195 (25.64%) C#
9 1,182 (25.36%) AWS
10 1,140 (24.46%) Software Engineering
11 1,122 (24.07%) Node.js
12 1,101 (23.62%) TypeScript
13 1,074 (23.04%) Git (software)
14 1,070 (22.96%) Azure
15 901 (19.33%) Docker
16 870 (18.67%) PHP
17 869 (18.64%) Front End Development
18 849 (18.21%) Vue.js
19 833 (17.87%) Finance
20 814 (17.46%) Java
21 801 (17.19%) DevOps
22 778 (16.69%) Python
23 736 (15.79%) Microservices
24 663 (14.22%) MVC
25 661 (14.18%) REST
26 658 (14.12%) Scrum
27 648 (13.90%) Social Skills
28 626 (13.43%) MySQL
29 616 (13.22%) SQL Server
30 614 (13.17%) Web Services

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
1 219 (4.70%) CMS
2 185 (3.97%) Elasticsearch
3 140 (3.00%) WordPress
4 83 (1.78%) Apache
5 70 (1.50%) Apache Spark
6 67 (1.44%) Umbraco
7 66 (1.42%) IIS
8 63 (1.35%) nginx
8 63 (1.35%) SharePoint
9 54 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
10 49 (1.05%) Confluence
11 47 (1.01%) EPiServer
12 42 (0.90%) Kentico
13 35 (0.75%) Apache Solr
14 32 (0.69%) Headless CMS
15 30 (0.64%) Drupal
16 17 (0.36%) Tomcat
17 12 (0.26%) WebLogic
18 11 (0.24%) Moodle
19 10 (0.21%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 41 (0.88%) Sketch
2 27 (0.58%) InVision
3 25 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
4 24 (0.51%) Figma
5 20 (0.43%) Photoshop
6 11 (0.24%) Adobe XD
7 9 (0.19%) Chatbot
8 7 (0.15%) InDesign
8 7 (0.15%) MS Visio
9 6 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 5 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
10 5 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
11 4 (0.086%) Marvel
11 4 (0.086%) Zeplin
12 3 (0.064%) GIMP
13 2 (0.043%) EngageOne
13 2 (0.043%) Microsoft Project
14 1 (0.021%) Gephi
14 1 (0.021%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 71 (1.52%) Magento
2 64 (1.37%) Shopify
3 47 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
4 28 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
5 17 (0.36%) NetSuite
6 10 (0.21%) nopCommerce
7 9 (0.19%) SAP S/4HANA
8 7 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
9 6 (0.13%) SAP Hybris
9 6 (0.13%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
10 3 (0.064%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 2 (0.043%) Relativity
11 2 (0.043%) SAP CRM
11 2 (0.043%) SAP ERP
11 2 (0.043%) SDL Web 8
11 2 (0.043%) WebTrends
12 1 (0.021%) Adaptiv
12 1 (0.021%) Maximo
12 1 (0.021%) SAP HCM
12 1 (0.021%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 1,182 (25.36%) AWS
2 1,070 (22.96%) Azure
3 536 (11.50%) GCP
4 441 (9.46%) Serverless
5 394 (8.45%) SaaS
6 219 (4.70%) GitHub
7 212 (4.55%) AWS Lambda
8 187 (4.01%) Amazon S3
9 108 (2.32%) Amazon EC2
10 105 (2.25%) Amazon SQS
11 97 (2.08%) npm
12 72 (1.54%) PaaS
12 72 (1.54%) Power Platform
13 63 (1.35%) Dynamics 365
14 55 (1.18%) Azure Service Bus
15 54 (1.16%) AWS CloudFormation
16 51 (1.09%) PowerApps
17 46 (0.99%) Amazon ECS
18 42 (0.90%) AWS Step Functions
19 41 (0.88%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 104 (2.23%) HTTP
2 58 (1.24%) Internet
3 23 (0.49%) DNS
4 12 (0.26%) SSH
4 12 (0.26%) SSL
5 11 (0.24%) VPN
6 10 (0.21%) TCP/IP
7 9 (0.19%) Network Security
8 7 (0.15%) Bluetooth
9 6 (0.13%) Firewall
10 5 (0.11%) Intranet
10 5 (0.11%) Skype
10 5 (0.11%) SMTP
11 4 (0.086%) Broadband
11 4 (0.086%) Ethernet
11 4 (0.086%) WAN
12 3 (0.064%) FTP
12 3 (0.064%) IPv4
12 3 (0.064%) LAN
12 3 (0.064%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 626 (13.43%) MySQL
2 616 (13.22%) SQL Server
3 372 (7.98%) MongoDB
4 351 (7.53%) NoSQL
5 324 (6.95%) PostgreSQL
6 212 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 139 (2.98%) Relational Database
8 127 (2.72%) Redis
9 111 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
10 89 (1.91%) Big Data
11 54 (1.16%) Hadoop
12 42 (0.90%) Apache Hive
12 42 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 41 (0.88%) Power BI
14 33 (0.71%) BigQuery
15 30 (0.64%) Amazon Aurora
16 28 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
17 27 (0.58%) RDBMS
18 25 (0.54%) Apache Ignite
19 23 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1,074 (23.04%) Git (software)
2 328 (7.04%) Jenkins
3 217 (4.66%) JIRA
4 173 (3.71%) webpack
5 151 (3.24%) Cypress.io
6 125 (2.68%) Selenium
7 110 (2.36%) Visual Studio
8 95 (2.04%) Cucumber
9 81 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
10 80 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
11 78 (1.67%) gulp
12 75 (1.61%) GitLab
13 72 (1.54%) Maven
14 71 (1.52%) Gradle
15 63 (1.35%) TeamCity
16 62 (1.33%) Visual Studio Team System
17 58 (1.24%) CircleCI
18 55 (1.18%) Mocha
19 48 (1.03%) PHPUnit
20 44 (0.94%) Babel
General
1 833 (17.87%) Finance
2 648 (13.90%) Social Skills
3 327 (7.02%) Retail
4 272 (5.84%) Marketing
5 186 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
6 146 (3.13%) Games
7 144 (3.09%) Front Office
8 83 (1.78%) Banking
9 79 (1.69%) Law
10 78 (1.67%) Telecoms
11 66 (1.42%) Public Sector
12 43 (0.92%) Manufacturing
13 40 (0.86%) Organisational Skills
14 37 (0.79%) Electronics
15 34 (0.73%) Advertising
16 33 (0.71%) Financial Institution
17 30 (0.64%) Legal
17 30 (0.64%) Publishing
18 28 (0.60%) Back Office
19 26 (0.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3,447 (73.95%) Developer
2 713 (15.30%) React Developer
3 590 (12.66%) Senior Developer
4 534 (11.46%) Full Stack Developer
5 522 (11.20%) JavaScript Developer
6 515 (11.05%) PHP Developer
7 498 (10.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 485 (10.41%) Software Engineer
9 431 (9.25%) .NET Developer
10 418 (8.97%) Software Developer
11 322 (6.91%) C# Developer
12 258 (5.54%) Java Developer
13 231 (4.96%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 229 (4.91%) C# .NET Developer
15 207 (4.44%) Angular Developer
16 188 (4.03%) Lead Developer
17 158 (3.39%) Web Developer
18 156 (3.35%) JavaScript Engineer
19 123 (2.64%) Python Developer
20 120 (2.57%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,982 (42.52%) React
2 1,951 (41.86%) HTML
3 1,881 (40.36%) CSS
4 1,358 (29.14%) AngularJS
5 1,221 (26.20%) .NET
6 1,122 (24.07%) Node.js
7 849 (18.21%) Vue.js
8 661 (14.18%) REST
9 614 (13.17%) Web Services
10 571 (12.25%) HTML5
11 556 (11.93%) jQuery
12 485 (10.41%) ASP.NET
13 416 (8.93%) React Native
14 403 (8.65%) .NET Core
15 402 (8.62%) RESTful
16 388 (8.32%) Laravel
17 383 (8.22%) CSS3
18 334 (7.17%) Redux
19 312 (6.69%) Sass
20 297 (6.37%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 558 (11.97%) User Experience
2 410 (8.80%) Greenfield Project
3 241 (5.17%) Mobile App
4 122 (2.62%) Self-Motivation
5 94 (2.02%) Virtual Team
6 80 (1.72%) Hedge funds
7 70 (1.50%) Blog
8 68 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
9 61 (1.31%) Social Media
10 59 (1.27%) NHS
11 54 (1.16%) Algorithms
12 51 (1.09%) Cloud Native
13 46 (0.99%) Fixed Income
14 42 (0.90%) iPad
15 41 (0.88%) Derivative
16 39 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
17 34 (0.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 33 (0.71%) Equities
19 30 (0.64%) Management Information System
20 26 (0.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 389 (8.35%) Linux
2 180 (3.86%) Android
3 154 (3.30%) Windows
4 142 (3.05%) Apple iOS
5 75 (1.61%) Unix
6 41 (0.88%) Windows Server
7 35 (0.75%) Ubuntu
8 9 (0.19%) Windows 10
9 7 (0.15%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.13%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.11%) CentOS
11 5 (0.11%) Debian
12 4 (0.086%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.043%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.043%) SUSE
13 2 (0.043%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.043%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,124 (45.57%) Agile Software Development
2 1,140 (24.46%) Software Engineering
3 869 (18.64%) Front End Development
4 801 (17.19%) DevOps
5 736 (15.79%) Microservices
6 663 (14.22%) MVC
7 658 (14.12%) Scrum
8 554 (11.89%) Web Development
9 534 (11.46%) TDD
10 477 (10.23%) Test Automation
11 472 (10.13%) E-Commerce
12 430 (9.23%) Problem-Solving
13 387 (8.30%) Mentoring
14 326 (6.99%) Fintech
15 317 (6.80%) OO
16 308 (6.61%) Computer Science
17 288 (6.18%) Unit Testing
18 270 (5.79%) SDLC
19 256 (5.49%) OOP
20 248 (5.32%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1,202 (25.79%) SQL
2 1,195 (25.64%) C#
3 1,101 (23.62%) TypeScript
4 870 (18.67%) PHP
5 814 (17.46%) Java
6 778 (16.69%) Python
7 258 (5.54%) ES6
8 205 (4.40%) Go
9 165 (3.54%) Ruby
10 141 (3.03%) T-SQL
11 101 (2.17%) Kotlin
12 94 (2.02%) Scala
13 71 (1.52%) Bash Shell
14 67 (1.44%) C++
15 65 (1.39%) Java 8
16 59 (1.27%) PHP 7
17 56 (1.20%) C
18 46 (0.99%) VB.NET
19 45 (0.97%) Shell Script
20 43 (0.92%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 346 (7.42%) Degree
2 187 (4.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 71 (1.52%) Security Cleared
4 53 (1.14%) SC Cleared
5 28 (0.60%) PhD
6 22 (0.47%) AWS Certification
7 19 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (0.32%) ISTQB
9 10 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (0.11%) BPSS Clearance
10 5 (0.11%) HND
10 5 (0.11%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.086%) Master's Degree
11 4 (0.086%) Numerate Degree
12 3 (0.064%) CFA
12 3 (0.064%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.043%) DBS Check
13 2 (0.043%) ISEB
13 2 (0.043%) SAP Certification
14 1 (0.021%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 262 (5.62%) QA
2 117 (2.51%) Accessibility
3 17 (0.36%) WCAG
4 16 (0.34%) WAI
5 14 (0.30%) Actionable Recommendations
6 12 (0.26%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.24%) GDPR
7 11 (0.24%) SLA
8 5 (0.11%) GRC
9 4 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.064%) PMO
11 2 (0.043%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 901 (19.33%) Docker
2 5 (0.11%) Gluster
2 5 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.086%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.086%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.064%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.043%) Ceph
5 2 (0.043%) Firmware
5 2 (0.043%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.043%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.021%) KVM
6 1 (0.021%) NFS
6 1 (0.021%) Varnish
6 1 (0.021%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.021%) vSphere
6 1 (0.021%) Xen
Systems Management
1 578 (12.40%) Kubernetes
2 274 (5.88%) Terraform
3 106 (2.27%) Ansible
4 40 (0.86%) Packer
5 37 (0.79%) Puppet
6 34 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
7 17 (0.36%) Prometheus
8 8 (0.17%) Grafana
9 6 (0.13%) HP Fortify
9 6 (0.13%) HP UCMDB
9 6 (0.13%) Kibana
10 5 (0.11%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 5 (0.11%) Docker Swarm
10 5 (0.11%) HAProxy
11 4 (0.086%) Istio
11 4 (0.086%) Nagios
11 4 (0.086%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.064%) Oozie
12 3 (0.064%) SCCM
12 3 (0.064%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 436 (9.35%) Microsoft
2 207 (4.44%) Google
3 139 (2.98%) Zend
4 138 (2.96%) Oracle
5 87 (1.87%) Adobe
6 64 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
7 56 (1.20%) Sitecore
8 51 (1.09%) ServiceNow
9 48 (1.03%) SAP
10 36 (0.77%) WooCommerce
11 30 (0.64%) Yahoo!
12 25 (0.54%) Atlassian
13 21 (0.45%) Apple
13 21 (0.45%) Xamarin
14 20 (0.43%) Sage
15 16 (0.34%) HP
16 14 (0.30%) Aquila
16 14 (0.30%) Qubit
16 14 (0.30%) Sencha
17 13 (0.28%) VMware