Period
to 5 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for ES6 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ES6 over the 6 months to 5 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ECMAScript 2015 (JavaScript ES2015, ES6)
UK > England
6 months to
5 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 269 292 287
Rank change year-on-year +23 -5 +88
Permanent jobs citing ES6 945 1,027 1,596
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.21% 1.08% 1.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.18% 1.99% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 740 864 1,302
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,625 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year - +9.09% -8.33%
75th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,250 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -4.35%

ES6 is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 43,260 51,684 74,101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.45% 54.54% 54.39%
Number of salaries quoted 34,654 43,434 61,639
10th Percentile £34,325 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £71,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

ES6
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing ES6 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for ES6 in England

ES6
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing ES6 in England.

Salary trend for ES6 in England

ES6
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing ES6 in England over the 6 months to 5 May 2021.

Salary histogram for ES6 in England

ES6
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ES6 within the England region over the 6 months to 5 May 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +23 486 £67,500 -3.57% 91
South East +41 141 £57,500 +15.00% 28
North of England -32 100 £52,500 +10.53% 44
South West +32 97 £50,750 +16.00% 13
Midlands +19 85 £52,500 +8.25% 21
West Midlands +10 65 £57,500 +18.56% 11
North West -29 52 £60,000 +20.00% 21
Yorkshire 0 44 £52,500 +5.00% 13
East Midlands +14 18 £47,750 +3.24% 10
East of England +10 13 £65,000 +36.84% 8
North East -14 4 £45,000 -5.26% 10
ES6
UK

For the 6 months to 5 May 2021, IT jobs citing ES6 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for ES6.

1 890 (94.18%) JavaScript
2 539 (57.04%) CSS
3 534 (56.51%) React
4 526 (55.66%) Agile Software Development
5 518 (54.81%) HTML
6 464 (49.10%) Node.js
7 436 (46.14%) Front End Development
8 406 (42.96%) TypeScript
9 371 (39.26%) Git (software)
10 307 (32.49%) Sass
11 253 (26.77%) AWS
12 250 (26.46%) HTML5
13 248 (26.24%) User Experience
14 247 (26.14%) Redux
15 233 (24.66%) Docker
16 231 (24.44%) AngularJS
17 208 (22.01%) Software Engineering
18 202 (21.38%) webpack
19 183 (19.37%) Microservices
20 181 (19.15%) CSS3
21 180 (19.05%) Vue.js
22 171 (18.10%) TDD
23 170 (17.99%) DevOps
24 164 (17.35%) Degree
25 161 (17.04%) Scrum
26 156 (16.51%) Azure
27 154 (16.30%) GraphQL
28 150 (15.87%) Kubernetes
29 149 (15.77%) Jest
29 149 (15.77%) Finance

ES6
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 37 (3.92%) WordPress
2 30 (3.17%) CMS
3 19 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
4 18 (1.90%) Cloud Foundry
5 17 (1.80%) Apache Spark
6 12 (1.27%) nginx
7 10 (1.06%) Drupal
8 6 (0.63%) Confluence
8 6 (0.63%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.53%) NServiceBus
9 5 (0.53%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.42%) Apache
11 3 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.32%) EPiServer
11 3 (0.32%) Kentico
12 2 (0.21%) IBM Domino
12 2 (0.21%) IIS
12 2 (0.21%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.21%) SilverStripe
13 1 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 33 (3.49%) Sketch
2 29 (3.07%) InVision
3 7 (0.74%) UXPin
4 6 (0.63%) Revit
5 5 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.53%) AutoCAD
5 5 (0.53%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.42%) Zeplin
7 3 (0.32%) Adobe XD
8 2 (0.21%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.21%) Figma
9 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
9 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (1.27%) Shopify
2 7 (0.74%) Magento
3 1 (0.11%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 253 (26.77%) AWS
2 156 (16.51%) Azure
3 107 (11.32%) npm
4 92 (9.74%) Serverless
5 77 (8.15%) GCP
6 63 (6.67%) GitHub
7 61 (6.46%) AWS Lambda
8 52 (5.50%) Amazon S3
9 50 (5.29%) SaaS
10 41 (4.34%) Amazon EC2
11 37 (3.92%) Yarn
12 35 (3.70%) CloudFront
13 34 (3.60%) AWS CloudFormation
14 29 (3.07%) Amazon SQS
15 28 (2.96%) Amazon ECS
16 27 (2.86%) PaaS
17 22 (2.33%) Heroku
17 22 (2.33%) IaaS
17 22 (2.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 14 (1.48%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 26 (2.75%) Internet
2 19 (2.01%) HTTP
3 8 (0.85%) DNS
4 5 (0.53%) SSH
5 3 (0.32%) Broadband
6 2 (0.21%) Skype
6 2 (0.21%) SMS
7 1 (0.11%) Intranet
7 1 (0.11%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (8.99%) MySQL
2 76 (8.04%) PostgreSQL
3 73 (7.72%) NoSQL
4 54 (5.71%) SQL Server
5 37 (3.92%) Amazon RDS
6 29 (3.07%) MongoDB
7 25 (2.65%) Redis
8 23 (2.43%) Relational Database
9 21 (2.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 19 (2.01%) Big Data
11 18 (1.90%) Hadoop
12 17 (1.80%) Apache Hive
13 8 (0.85%) BigQuery
14 7 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
15 4 (0.42%) Amazon Aurora
15 4 (0.42%) FileMaker
16 3 (0.32%) Amazon Redshift
16 3 (0.32%) Blockchain
16 3 (0.32%) RDBMS
17 2 (0.21%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 371 (39.26%) Git (software)
2 202 (21.38%) webpack
3 90 (9.52%) gulp
4 65 (6.88%) Mocha
5 58 (6.14%) JIRA
6 51 (5.40%) Jenkins
7 49 (5.19%) Cypress.io
8 36 (3.81%) Selenium
9 35 (3.70%) Jasmine
9 35 (3.70%) Storybook
10 33 (3.49%) Babel
10 33 (3.49%) Bitbucket
11 32 (3.39%) PostCSS
12 24 (2.54%) Grunt
13 23 (2.43%) git-flow
14 22 (2.33%) CircleCI
15 17 (1.80%) GitLab
15 17 (1.80%) RSpec
16 13 (1.38%) Karma Test Runner
17 12 (1.27%) Maven
General
1 149 (15.77%) Finance
2 128 (13.54%) Social Skills
3 57 (6.03%) Games
4 45 (4.76%) Banking
4 45 (4.76%) Marketing
5 34 (3.60%) Public Sector
6 33 (3.49%) Local Government
7 25 (2.65%) Publishing
8 22 (2.33%) Legal
9 19 (2.01%) Presentation Skills
9 19 (2.01%) Retail
10 13 (1.38%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (1.16%) Front Office
11 11 (1.16%) Investment Banking
11 11 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (0.85%) Telecoms
13 5 (0.53%) Advertising
14 4 (0.42%) Electronics
14 4 (0.42%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.42%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 682 (72.17%) Developer
2 271 (28.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 217 (22.96%) React Developer
4 177 (18.73%) Senior Developer
5 101 (10.69%) JavaScript Developer
6 81 (8.57%) Full Stack Developer
7 79 (8.36%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 73 (7.72%) Software Engineer
9 60 (6.35%) Senior React Developer
10 50 (5.29%) Java Developer
11 46 (4.87%) Software Developer
12 42 (4.44%) Senior Software Engineer
13 41 (4.34%) Lead Developer
14 36 (3.81%) UI Developer
15 32 (3.39%) Senior JavaScript Developer
16 29 (3.07%) Angular Developer
16 29 (3.07%) Node.js Developer
17 25 (2.65%) Junior
18 24 (2.54%) Junior Developer
19 22 (2.33%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 539 (57.04%) CSS
2 534 (56.51%) React
3 518 (54.81%) HTML
4 464 (49.10%) Node.js
5 307 (32.49%) Sass
6 250 (26.46%) HTML5
7 247 (26.14%) Redux
8 231 (24.44%) AngularJS
9 181 (19.15%) CSS3
10 180 (19.05%) Vue.js
11 154 (16.30%) GraphQL
12 149 (15.77%) Jest
13 139 (14.71%) RESTful
14 123 (13.02%) React Native
15 94 (9.95%) .NET
16 87 (9.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 84 (8.89%) jQuery
18 80 (8.47%) REST
19 79 (8.36%) Web Services
20 78 (8.25%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 248 (26.24%) User Experience
2 82 (8.68%) Greenfield Project
3 46 (4.87%) Mobile App
4 32 (3.39%) Blog
5 30 (3.17%) Linux Command Line
6 25 (2.65%) Self-Motivation
7 16 (1.69%) Wiki
8 15 (1.59%) Derivative
8 15 (1.59%) Equities
9 12 (1.27%) Data Structures
10 11 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 11 (1.16%) OTC Derivatives
11 9 (0.95%) Virtual Team
11 9 (0.95%) W3C
12 8 (0.85%) Algorithms
12 8 (0.85%) BYOD
12 8 (0.85%) Online Games
13 7 (0.74%) Public Cloud
13 7 (0.74%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 65 (6.88%) Linux
2 62 (6.56%) Android
3 47 (4.97%) Apple iOS
4 20 (2.12%) Unix
5 16 (1.69%) Windows
6 6 (0.63%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.42%) Debian
8 3 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.11%) CentOS
9 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 526 (55.66%) Agile Software Development
2 436 (46.14%) Front End Development
3 208 (22.01%) Software Engineering
4 183 (19.37%) Microservices
5 171 (18.10%) TDD
6 170 (17.99%) DevOps
7 161 (17.04%) Scrum
8 118 (12.49%) Fintech
8 118 (12.49%) Unit Testing
9 109 (11.53%) OO
10 105 (11.11%) Mentoring
11 101 (10.69%) Problem-Solving
12 99 (10.48%) Test Automation
13 90 (9.52%) Computer Science
14 89 (9.42%) Web Development
15 86 (9.10%) OOP
16 75 (7.94%) Open Source
17 63 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
18 61 (6.46%) Kanban
19 53 (5.61%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 890 (94.18%) JavaScript
2 406 (42.96%) TypeScript
3 139 (14.71%) Java
4 126 (13.33%) C#
5 121 (12.80%) PHP
6 105 (11.11%) SQL
7 89 (9.42%) Python
8 84 (8.89%) ES7
9 59 (6.24%) Scala
10 53 (5.61%) Kotlin
11 47 (4.97%) Ruby
12 28 (2.96%) Apple Swift
12 28 (2.96%) Objective-C
13 22 (2.33%) ES8
14 21 (2.22%) Bash Shell
15 18 (1.90%) Java 8
16 15 (1.59%) Go
17 9 (0.95%) Elm
18 8 (0.85%) PHP 7
19 7 (0.74%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 164 (17.35%) Degree
2 57 (6.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (2.75%) SANS
4 19 (2.01%) Master's Degree
5 12 (1.27%) Security Cleared
6 8 (0.85%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.63%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.32%) PhD
9 2 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.11%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (6.67%) QA
2 27 (2.86%) WCAG
3 3 (0.32%) GDPR
4 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 233 (24.66%) Docker
2 1 (0.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.11%) Varnish
2 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 150 (15.87%) Kubernetes
2 59 (6.24%) Terraform
3 6 (0.63%) Ansible
4 4 (0.42%) Marathon
4 4 (0.42%) Mesos
5 3 (0.32%) Kubeflow
6 2 (0.21%) Icinga
6 2 (0.21%) Kibana
6 2 (0.21%) Puppet
6 2 (0.21%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
7 1 (0.11%) Pingdom
7 1 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 73 (7.72%) Google
2 16 (1.69%) Microsoft
3 11 (1.16%) Murex
3 11 (1.16%) Sophis
4 10 (1.06%) Atlassian
5 8 (0.85%) Adobe
5 8 (0.85%) Sage
5 8 (0.85%) Zend
6 7 (0.74%) Facebook
7 6 (0.63%) Apple
7 6 (0.63%) Autodesk
7 6 (0.63%) Instagram
7 6 (0.63%) Sony
8 5 (0.53%) Oracle
9 4 (0.42%) Epiphany
9 4 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.42%) SAP
9 4 (0.42%) Solace
10 3 (0.32%) Blue Prism
10 3 (0.32%) Twitter