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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and a requirement for Jest skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Jest over the 6 months to 28 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Jest
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
28 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 237 235 197
Rank change year-on-year -2 -38 +92
Permanent jobs citing Jest 1,255 527 116
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.62% 1.44% 1.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.58% 2.95% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 334 273 103
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £42,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £45,000 £51,875
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% +8.33%
75th Percentile £83,844 £71,250 £77,500
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £97,500
UK median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -4.00% +8.23%

Jest is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks 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 technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 35,022 17,862 4,557
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 45.25% 48.78% 51.89%
Number of salaries quoted 17,678 13,629 4,021
10th Percentile £39,000 £34,000 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% - -
75th Percentile £82,500 £73,750 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £64,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +12.17% +4.55% +4.76%

Jest
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Jest as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Jest trend for jobs with a WFH option

Jest
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Jest.

Jest salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Jest
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Jest over the 6 months to 28 June 2022.

Jest salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 28 June 2022, Jest job roles required the following 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 Jest.

1 967 (77.05%) React
2 926 (73.78%) JavaScript
3 798 (63.59%) TypeScript
4 750 (59.76%) Node.js
5 701 (55.86%) Agile
6 626 (49.88%) Cypress.io
7 574 (45.74%) AWS
8 506 (40.32%) Git (software)
9 472 (37.61%) CI/CD
10 429 (34.18%) CSS
11 428 (34.10%) Software Engineering
12 427 (34.02%) Docker
13 392 (31.24%) User Experience
14 390 (31.08%) Full Stack Development
15 363 (28.92%) HTML
16 350 (27.89%) GitHub
17 346 (27.57%) Front End Development
18 306 (24.38%) Social Skills
19 300 (23.90%) Redux
20 292 (23.27%) Kubernetes
21 291 (23.19%) PostgreSQL
22 274 (21.83%) Test Automation
23 269 (21.43%) webpack
24 256 (20.40%) GraphQL
25 250 (19.92%) Next.js
25 250 (19.92%) Finance
26 241 (19.20%) Vue.js
27 240 (19.12%) Enzyme
27 240 (19.12%) Microservices
28 238 (18.96%) TDD

Jest
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 67 (5.34%) CMS
2 37 (2.95%) Confluence
3 22 (1.75%) Jupyter
4 17 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
4 17 (1.35%) WordPress
5 10 (0.80%) Apache Airflow
5 10 (0.80%) Ethereum
6 9 (0.72%) Drupal
6 9 (0.72%) GeoServer
7 7 (0.56%) nginx
8 3 (0.24%) Apache
9 2 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.080%) Mule
Applications
1 21 (1.67%) Adobe XD
2 17 (1.35%) Adobe Illustrator
2 17 (1.35%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.40%) InVision
4 3 (0.24%) Chatbot
4 3 (0.24%) Sketch
5 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (0.64%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.24%) Shopify
3 1 (0.080%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.080%) Magento
3 1 (0.080%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 574 (45.74%) AWS
2 350 (27.89%) GitHub
3 223 (17.77%) GCP
4 194 (15.46%) Azure
5 189 (15.06%) Serverless
6 152 (12.11%) AWS Lambda
7 136 (10.84%) Amazon S3
8 130 (10.36%) SaaS
9 100 (7.97%) GitHub Actions
10 83 (6.61%) Amazon EC2
11 71 (5.66%) CloudFront
11 71 (5.66%) npm
12 65 (5.18%) Amazon SQS
13 60 (4.78%) Heroku
14 55 (4.38%) AWS CloudFormation
15 41 (3.27%) Amazon Kinesis
15 41 (3.27%) Cloudflare
16 38 (3.03%) Azure DevOps
17 35 (2.79%) Amazon Cognito
18 33 (2.63%) Vercel
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.15%) HTTP
2 5 (0.40%) HTTPS
2 5 (0.40%) VoIP
3 3 (0.24%) Broadband
4 2 (0.16%) Internet
5 1 (0.080%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 291 (23.19%) PostgreSQL
2 100 (7.97%) DynamoDB
3 96 (7.65%) Redis
4 91 (7.25%) MongoDB
5 83 (6.61%) MySQL
6 77 (6.14%) NoSQL
7 73 (5.82%) Relational Database
8 66 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
9 55 (4.38%) BigQuery
10 49 (3.90%) Elasticsearch
11 31 (2.47%) Big Data
12 25 (1.99%) Amazon Aurora
13 15 (1.20%) Couchbase
14 14 (1.12%) Amazon Redshift
14 14 (1.12%) Neo4j
15 12 (0.96%) SQL Server
16 10 (0.80%) Data Lake
17 9 (0.72%) RDBMS
18 5 (0.40%) MariaDB
19 2 (0.16%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 626 (49.88%) Cypress.io
2 506 (40.32%) Git (software)
3 269 (21.43%) webpack
4 168 (13.39%) Mocha
5 159 (12.67%) JIRA
6 137 (10.92%) Jenkins
7 127 (10.12%) Babel
8 95 (7.57%) CircleCI
9 90 (7.17%) Storybook
10 89 (7.09%) GitLab
10 89 (7.09%) Jasmine
11 83 (6.61%) Selenium
12 70 (5.58%) Cucumber
13 63 (5.02%) Bitbucket
14 61 (4.86%) RSpec
15 38 (3.03%) JUnit
15 38 (3.03%) Postman
16 36 (2.87%) ESLint
17 32 (2.55%) Mockito
18 30 (2.39%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 306 (24.38%) Social Skills
2 250 (19.92%) Finance
3 197 (15.70%) Retail
4 118 (9.40%) Marketing
5 115 (9.16%) Games
6 109 (8.69%) Banking
7 96 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
8 57 (4.54%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 47 (3.75%) Pharmaceutical
10 37 (2.95%) Advertising
11 34 (2.71%) Organisational Skills
12 24 (1.91%) Public Sector
13 22 (1.75%) Telecoms
14 17 (1.35%) Esports
14 17 (1.35%) Publishing
15 14 (1.12%) Manufacturing
16 12 (0.96%) Influencing Skills
17 11 (0.88%) Financial Institution
18 10 (0.80%) Law
19 8 (0.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 637 (50.76%) Developer
2 264 (21.04%) Software Engineer
3 250 (19.92%) Senior Developer
4 244 (19.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 143 (11.39%) Full Stack Developer
6 135 (10.76%) React Developer
7 90 (7.17%) Senior Software Engineer
8 77 (6.14%) JavaScript Developer
9 71 (5.66%) Senior Full Stack Developer
10 57 (4.54%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 50 (3.98%) QA Engineer
12 44 (3.51%) Senior JavaScript Developer
13 43 (3.43%) UI Developer
14 39 (3.11%) Lead Developer
15 37 (2.95%) Senior React Developer
16 32 (2.55%) JavaScript Engineer
17 28 (2.23%) Backend Developer
18 26 (2.07%) Software Developer
19 24 (1.91%) Senior QA Engineer
20 22 (1.75%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 967 (77.05%) React
2 750 (59.76%) Node.js
3 429 (34.18%) CSS
4 363 (28.92%) HTML
5 300 (23.90%) Redux
6 256 (20.40%) GraphQL
7 250 (19.92%) Next.js
8 241 (19.20%) Vue.js
9 240 (19.12%) Enzyme
10 234 (18.65%) Sass
11 227 (18.09%) React Native
12 224 (17.85%) REST
13 180 (14.34%) RESTful
14 172 (13.71%) AngularJS
15 128 (10.20%) Express
16 127 (10.12%) HTML5
17 93 (7.41%) Django
18 85 (6.77%) Web Services
19 81 (6.45%) Parceljs
20 78 (6.22%) Nuxt
Miscellaneous
1 392 (31.24%) User Experience
2 87 (6.93%) Mobile App
3 45 (3.59%) Algorithms
4 44 (3.51%) Greenfield Project
4 44 (3.51%) NHS
5 40 (3.19%) Cloud Native
6 32 (2.55%) Low-Code
7 31 (2.47%) Virtual Team
8 30 (2.39%) Blockchain
9 29 (2.31%) Cardano
10 23 (1.83%) Sports Betting
11 22 (1.75%) Semantic Web
12 18 (1.43%) BBC
12 18 (1.43%) Management Information System
13 17 (1.35%) Data Structures
13 17 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
13 17 (1.35%) iPad
13 17 (1.35%) Online Games
14 16 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 15 (1.20%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 63 (5.02%) Android
2 39 (3.11%) Linux
3 38 (3.03%) Apple iOS
4 19 (1.51%) Windows
5 13 (1.04%) Unix
6 12 (0.96%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.16%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.080%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 701 (55.86%) Agile
2 472 (37.61%) CI/CD
3 428 (34.10%) Software Engineering
4 390 (31.08%) Full Stack Development
5 346 (27.57%) Front End Development
6 274 (21.83%) Test Automation
7 240 (19.12%) Microservices
8 238 (18.96%) TDD
9 228 (18.17%) Scrum
10 224 (17.85%) DevOps
11 186 (14.82%) Mentoring
12 182 (14.50%) Continuous Integration
12 182 (14.50%) Unit Testing
13 158 (12.59%) E-Commerce
14 149 (11.87%) Problem-Solving
15 133 (10.60%) UX Design
16 131 (10.44%) Analytics
17 121 (9.64%) Artificial Intelligence
18 117 (9.32%) Machine Learning
19 111 (8.84%) Clean Code
Programming Languages
1 926 (73.78%) JavaScript
2 798 (63.59%) TypeScript
3 216 (17.21%) Python
4 206 (16.41%) Java
5 188 (14.98%) SQL
6 182 (14.50%) ES6
7 71 (5.66%) Ruby
8 64 (5.10%) C#
9 45 (3.59%) PHP
10 34 (2.71%) Go
11 33 (2.63%) Kotlin
12 31 (2.47%) Scala
13 20 (1.59%) C
14 14 (1.12%) Apple Swift
15 11 (0.88%) ES7
15 11 (0.88%) T-SQL
16 9 (0.72%) Haskell
16 9 (0.72%) Objective-C
16 9 (0.72%) PL/SQL
16 9 (0.72%) Rust
Qualifications
1 200 (15.94%) Degree
2 76 (6.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 37 (2.95%) Numerate Degree
4 22 (1.75%) Security Cleared
5 21 (1.67%) SC Cleared
6 17 (1.35%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.48%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.32%) HND
9 2 (0.16%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 188 (14.98%) QA
2 149 (11.87%) Accessibility
3 23 (1.83%) WCAG
4 3 (0.24%) WAI
5 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.080%) PMO
System Software
1 427 (34.02%) Docker
Systems Management
1 292 (23.27%) Kubernetes
2 80 (6.37%) Terraform
3 42 (3.35%) Docker Swarm
4 31 (2.47%) Argo
5 18 (1.43%) Kubeflow
6 17 (1.35%) Grafana
7 16 (1.27%) Ansible
8 9 (0.72%) Bugsnag
9 8 (0.64%) MOM
9 8 (0.64%) WebSphere Cast Iron
10 7 (0.56%) Istio
10 7 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (0.56%) Prometheus
11 3 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 168 (13.39%) Google
2 55 (4.38%) Microsoft
3 43 (3.43%) New Relic
4 35 (2.79%) Adobe
5 27 (2.15%) Apple
6 21 (1.67%) Siemens
7 17 (1.35%) IBM
8 16 (1.27%) Atlassian
9 15 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (1.04%) SAP
11 12 (0.96%) Datto
12 11 (0.88%) Amplitude
13 10 (0.80%) Cadence
13 10 (0.80%) TrueLayer
14 9 (0.72%) PayPal
14 9 (0.72%) Sencha
14 9 (0.72%) Zend
15 7 (0.56%) KANA
16 6 (0.48%) Oracle
16 6 (0.48%) Recurly