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How to secure a JavaScript developer job

Here's some expert guidance that will help you in your search for a JavaScript developer job.

What are the skills required for a JavaScript developer?

For a JavaScript developer position, you need to be proficient in JavaScript, HTML and CSS, as well as a frontend framework such as React, Vue.js or Angular. Strong knowledge of web development concepts and data structures is also essential.

Some key skills include:

  • Proficient in JavaScript and experience working with a modern framework like Angular, Vue, or React
  • Experience working with UX/UI/Product designers
  • Collaborate with backend developers to ensure technical feasibility
  • Analytical mindset and good problem-solving skills
  • Attention to detail with a good sense of design
  • Optimisation of the application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Ability to test and debug applications
  • Bridging the gap between graphical design and technical implementation
  • Experience writing well-documented, clean code
  • Analytical mindset and good problem-solving skills
  • Ability to confidently communicate in English

Other nice to have skills:

  • Good soft skills: teamwork, communication, time management, problem-solving and critical thinking
  • Experience working with server-side JavaScript frameworks such as Node.js or Express.js
  • Understanding of cross browser compatibility
  • Enjoys keeping up to date with emerging technologies and trends in JavaScript development

JavaScript developer years of experience

  • Entry-level JavaScript developers have less than 1 year of experience
  • Junior JavaScript developers have 1-2 years of experience
  • Mid-level JavaScript developers have 2-6 years of experience
  • Senior JavaScript developers have 6-15+ years of experience

Questions to ask in a JavaScript job interview

  • What frameworks and libraries are being used?
  • How does the team approach issues with browser compatibility and ensure cross-browser functionality?
  • What is the deployment process for JavaScript applications?
  • How is testing for JavaScript code handled and are any specific tools used?
  • How does the company approach professional development related to keeping up with the latest JavaScript trends?

For more guidance on how to prepare for interviews, check out the OfferZen Job Search Guide for Developers .

How much does a JavaScript developer earn?

Since JavaScript has become the backbone for modern web and mobile app development and continues to grow with new frameworks and libraries, JavaScript developers can expect competitive salaries.

What is JavaScript and its history?

JavaScript is an open-source, high-level, object-oriented, scripting language used to create interactive and dynamic web applications. Its ability to manipulate and interact with the DOM of a web page allows developers to modify pages in response to user interactions.

JavaScript, first named Mocha then LiveScript, was created in 1995 by Brendan Eich at Netscape for the company’s web browser, Netscape Navigator. It became popular for client-side web development.

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