The table below looks at the statistics for ECMAScript skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ECMAScript over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ECMAScript
Rank 859 966 936
Rank change year-on-year
+107 -30
Permanent jobs citing ECMAScript 55 14 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.013% 0.030%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.11% 0.025% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 47 14 28
Median salary £57,500 £60,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £95,750 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £32,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -14.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
51267 56037 58572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.59% 51.13% 51.03%
Number of salaries quoted 44372 47866 49111
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

ECMAScript
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing ECMAScript as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

ECMAScript Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ECMAScript
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ECMAScript within the UK.

ECMAScript Salary Trend in the UK

ECMAScript
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ECMAScript over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 within the UK.

ECMAScript Salary Histogram in the UK

ECMAScript
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ECMAScript within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +76 54 £57,500 -4.16% 8
London +57 50 £58,750 -6.00% 4
Orpington - 7 £45,000 - 1
City of London - 4 £80,000 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £42,500 -
Leicestershire - 2 £42,500 -
Loughborough - 2 £42,500 -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Bath - 1 £42,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £42,500 -
South West - 1 £42,500 -

ECMAScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT jobs citing ECMAScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for ECMAScript.

1 91 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 66 (72.53%) HTML
3 58 (63.74%) HTML5
3 58 (63.74%) Node.js
4 55 (60.44%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (60.44%) TDD
4 55 (60.44%) CSS
5 52 (57.14%) ES6
6 49 (53.85%) React
6 49 (53.85%) AngularJS
7 43 (47.25%) CSS3
8 34 (37.36%) Java
9 31 (34.07%) OO
10 30 (32.97%) React Native
10 30 (32.97%) Front End Development
11 24 (26.37%) Games
11 24 (26.37%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (25.27%) JSON
13 22 (24.18%) Git (software)
14 21 (23.08%) User Experience
15 18 (19.78%) Ember.js
16 17 (18.68%) Android
16 17 (18.68%) Apple iOS
17 16 (17.58%) Sass
17 16 (17.58%) webpack
17 16 (17.58%) Subversion
17 16 (17.58%) Babel
18 15 (16.48%) .NET
18 15 (16.48%) LESS
18 15 (16.48%) Unit Testing

ECMAScript
Top Related IT Skills 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 9 (9.89%) CMS
2 2 (2.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.10%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 12 (13.19%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.69%) GitHub
3 2 (2.20%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.10%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.10%) Route 53
4 1 (1.10%) SaaS
4 1 (1.10%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.40%) Internet
2 3 (3.30%) HTTP
3 1 (1.10%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.49%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.40%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.40%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.30%) MySQL
4 2 (2.20%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.20%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.20%) Redis
4 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.10%) Big Data
5 1 (1.10%) InfluxDB
5 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (24.18%) Git (software)
2 16 (17.58%) Babel
2 16 (17.58%) Subversion
2 16 (17.58%) webpack
3 10 (10.99%) Selenium
4 9 (9.89%) Grunt
4 9 (9.89%) gulp
5 7 (7.69%) Maven
6 6 (6.59%) Bitbucket
6 6 (6.59%) Jasmine
7 5 (5.49%) Bower
8 4 (4.40%) Jenkins
9 3 (3.30%) JIRA
9 3 (3.30%) Mocha
10 2 (2.20%) Bugzilla
10 2 (2.20%) Fiddler
10 2 (2.20%) Firebug
10 2 (2.20%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (1.10%) Protractor
11 1 (1.10%) Yeoman
General
1 24 (26.37%) Games
2 6 (6.59%) Finance
3 5 (5.49%) Advertising
3 5 (5.49%) Banking
4 3 (3.30%) Marketing
5 2 (2.20%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.10%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 84 (92.31%) Developer
2 62 (68.13%) JavaScript Developer
3 31 (34.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 26 (28.57%) Senior Developer
5 23 (25.27%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 20 (21.98%) Angular Developer
7 19 (20.88%) Agile Developer
8 14 (15.38%) UI Developer
9 12 (13.19%) Applications Developer
10 10 (10.99%) JavaScript Engineer
10 10 (10.99%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 9 (9.89%) UI/UX Developer
11 9 (9.89%) UX Developer
12 8 (8.79%) Games Developer
12 8 (8.79%) Software Developer
13 7 (7.69%) Senior Applications Developer
13 7 (7.69%) Senior UI Developer
13 7 (7.69%) Systems Developer
13 7 (7.69%) Tools Developer
14 5 (5.49%) Senior UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (72.53%) HTML
2 58 (63.74%) HTML5
2 58 (63.74%) Node.js
3 55 (60.44%) CSS
4 49 (53.85%) AngularJS
4 49 (53.85%) React
5 43 (47.25%) CSS3
6 30 (32.97%) React Native
7 23 (25.27%) JSON
8 18 (19.78%) Ember.js
9 16 (17.58%) Sass
10 15 (16.48%) .NET
10 15 (16.48%) LESS
11 14 (15.38%) Apache Cordova
11 14 (15.38%) Ionic Framework
11 14 (15.38%) REST
12 13 (14.29%) Backbone.js
13 12 (13.19%) PhoneGap
14 11 (12.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 9 (9.89%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.08%) User Experience
2 8 (8.79%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.69%) Inversion of Control
4 6 (6.59%) Algorithms
4 6 (6.59%) Data Structures
5 4 (4.40%) Fintech
5 4 (4.40%) Smartphone
6 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.30%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.20%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.20%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.10%) Life Science
8 1 (1.10%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.10%) Mobile Games
8 1 (1.10%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.68%) Android
1 17 (18.68%) Apple iOS
2 11 (12.09%) Linux
3 7 (7.69%) CentOS
3 7 (7.69%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (60.44%) Agile Software Development
1 55 (60.44%) TDD
2 31 (34.07%) OO
3 30 (32.97%) Front End Development
4 24 (26.37%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (16.48%) Unit Testing
6 13 (14.29%) MVC
7 12 (13.19%) iOS Development
7 12 (13.19%) Software Architecture
8 10 (10.99%) Android Development
8 10 (10.99%) Game Development
9 8 (8.79%) SOLID
9 8 (8.79%) Test Automation
10 7 (7.69%) Build Automation
10 7 (7.69%) Computer Vision
10 7 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
10 7 (7.69%) MVVM
10 7 (7.69%) OOD
10 7 (7.69%) Software Engineering
10 7 (7.69%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 91 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 52 (57.14%) ES6
3 34 (37.36%) Java
4 15 (16.48%) Scala
5 11 (12.09%) Python
6 10 (10.99%) C#
7 8 (8.79%) C
7 8 (8.79%) Groovy
8 7 (7.69%) ActionScript
8 7 (7.69%) Bash Shell
8 7 (7.69%) C++
9 6 (6.59%) SQL
10 4 (4.40%) Objective-C
11 3 (3.30%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.20%) PHP
12 2 (2.20%) TypeScript
13 1 (1.10%) JSX
Qualifications
1 1 (1.10%) Degree
1 1 (1.10%) ISEB
1 1 (1.10%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) WAI
2 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.40%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) Legato
Vendors
1 3 (3.30%) Adobe
2 2 (2.20%) Apple
2 2 (2.20%) DoubleClick
2 2 (2.20%) Google
3 1 (1.10%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.10%) Capita
3 1 (1.10%) Yahoo!
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