Period
to 25 February 2020

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 25 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ECMAScript 2015 (JavaScript ES2015, ES6)
UK > England
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 295 311 379
Rank change year-on-year +16 +68 +146
Permanent jobs citing ES6 1,215 1,491 1,360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.07% 1.07% 0.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.97% 1.94% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,026 1,263 1,170
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £36,150
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £86,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% -

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 61,654 76,848 91,243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 54.05% 55.02% 55.98%
Number of salaries quoted 51,383 64,226 77,407
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%

ES6
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for ES6 in England

ES6
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ES6 in England.

Salary trend for ES6 in England

ES6
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ES6 in England over the 6 months to 25 February 2020.

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 25 February 2020. 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 -5 683 £67,500 +3.85% 135
South East +52 194 £50,000 +11.11% 25
North of England +18 119 £47,500 +11.76% 53
Midlands +56 83 £47,500 +5.56% 25
South West +10 73 £45,750 -4.69% 21
North West +38 68 £45,000 -5.26% 24
West Midlands +63 67 £46,000 +15.00% 19
East of England +49 62 £55,000 +10.00% 18
Yorkshire -13 30 £45,000 +12.50% 26
North East +33 21 £47,500 +18.75% 3
East Midlands +19 16 £56,500 +18.95% 6
ES6
UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, 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 1,143 (94.07%) JavaScript
2 800 (65.84%) CSS
3 746 (61.40%) HTML
4 618 (50.86%) React
5 578 (47.57%) Agile Software Development
6 550 (45.27%) Front End Development
7 504 (41.48%) Node.js
8 453 (37.28%) HTML5
9 407 (33.50%) AngularJS
10 402 (33.09%) Sass
11 390 (32.10%) Redux
12 366 (30.12%) TypeScript
13 365 (30.04%) Git (software)
14 351 (28.89%) CSS3
15 348 (28.64%) webpack
16 287 (23.62%) User Experience
17 249 (20.49%) TDD
18 224 (18.44%) Vue.js
19 207 (17.04%) Docker
20 200 (16.46%) AWS
21 198 (16.30%) PHP
22 191 (15.72%) Web Development
23 179 (14.73%) OO
24 174 (14.32%) Software Engineering
25 170 (13.99%) npm
26 167 (13.74%) Finance
27 160 (13.17%) REST
28 159 (13.09%) RESTful
29 156 (12.84%) Jest
30 150 (12.35%) Python

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 45 (3.70%) WordPress
2 39 (3.21%) CMS
2 39 (3.21%) Confluence
3 29 (2.39%) Elasticsearch
4 23 (1.89%) nginx
5 22 (1.81%) Apache Spark
6 12 (0.99%) Apache
6 12 (0.99%) Drupal
6 12 (0.99%) Tomcat
7 11 (0.91%) ExpressionEngine
8 8 (0.66%) Headless CMS
9 7 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
10 6 (0.49%) Ethereum
10 6 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (0.49%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.25%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.25%) NServiceBus
12 2 (0.16%) Kentico
12 2 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 37 (3.05%) Adobe XD
2 23 (1.89%) Zeplin
3 22 (1.81%) InVision
4 14 (1.15%) Photoshop
5 11 (0.91%) Sketch
6 5 (0.41%) Figma
7 3 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.25%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 15 (1.23%) Payment Gateway
2 14 (1.15%) Magento
3 4 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.25%) Distributed Ledger
4 3 (0.25%) Shopify
5 2 (0.16%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 200 (16.46%) AWS
2 170 (13.99%) npm
3 126 (10.37%) Azure
4 111 (9.14%) SaaS
5 70 (5.76%) GitHub
6 45 (3.70%) Serverless
7 39 (3.21%) Yarn
8 30 (2.47%) GCP
9 28 (2.30%) AWS Lambda
10 19 (1.56%) Google Analytics
11 13 (1.07%) Amazon EC2
11 13 (1.07%) Heroku
12 12 (0.99%) Amazon S3
13 7 (0.58%) PaaS
13 7 (0.58%) Slack
14 5 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
14 5 (0.41%) Fastly
15 4 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
15 4 (0.33%) CloudFront
15 4 (0.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.39%) Internet
2 21 (1.73%) HTTP
3 9 (0.74%) SSH
4 6 (0.49%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.25%) Broadband
6 2 (0.16%) DNS
6 2 (0.16%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (8.23%) MySQL
2 66 (5.43%) Big Data
3 65 (5.35%) PostgreSQL
4 50 (4.12%) SQL Server
5 47 (3.87%) NoSQL
6 37 (3.05%) MongoDB
6 37 (3.05%) Redis
7 22 (1.81%) Apache Hive
7 22 (1.81%) Hadoop
8 20 (1.65%) Relational Database
9 16 (1.32%) Blockchain
10 12 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
11 11 (0.91%) MariaDB
12 10 (0.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 9 (0.74%) Geospatial Data
14 8 (0.66%) GIS
15 6 (0.49%) Azure SQL Database
15 6 (0.49%) SQL Server 2016
16 2 (0.16%) Apache Cassandra
16 2 (0.16%) DB2
Development Applications
1 365 (30.04%) Git (software)
2 348 (28.64%) webpack
3 125 (10.29%) gulp
4 102 (8.40%) Jasmine
5 89 (7.33%) Babel
6 78 (6.42%) Grunt
6 78 (6.42%) JIRA
7 44 (3.62%) Jenkins
8 39 (3.21%) Karma Test Runner
9 35 (2.88%) ESLint
9 35 (2.88%) Mocha
10 34 (2.80%) Bitbucket
11 33 (2.72%) PHPUnit
12 27 (2.22%) Visual Studio
13 26 (2.14%) Balsamiq
14 20 (1.65%) Axure RP
15 18 (1.48%) CircleCI
15 18 (1.48%) GitLab
15 18 (1.48%) Protractor
16 17 (1.40%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 167 (13.74%) Finance
2 74 (6.09%) Retail
3 43 (3.54%) Banking
4 41 (3.37%) Marketing
5 38 (3.13%) Games
6 30 (2.47%) Advertising
7 29 (2.39%) Legal
8 26 (2.14%) Multimedia
9 14 (1.15%) Front Office
10 11 (0.91%) Public Sector
11 8 (0.66%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.58%) Telecoms
13 6 (0.49%) Law
14 5 (0.41%) Automotive
14 5 (0.41%) Publishing
15 3 (0.25%) Back Office
15 3 (0.25%) Electronics
16 2 (0.16%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.16%) French Language
16 2 (0.16%) Police
Job Titles
1 1,001 (82.39%) Developer
2 440 (36.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 276 (22.72%) React Developer
4 202 (16.63%) JavaScript Developer
5 199 (16.38%) Senior Developer
6 140 (11.52%) Full Stack Developer
7 88 (7.24%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 69 (5.68%) UI Developer
9 67 (5.51%) Web Developer
10 64 (5.27%) PHP Developer
11 63 (5.19%) Angular Developer
12 60 (4.94%) Software Engineer
13 59 (4.86%) Node.js Developer
14 55 (4.53%) Senior React Developer
15 43 (3.54%) Lead Developer
16 39 (3.21%) .NET Developer
17 34 (2.80%) Senior JavaScript Developer
18 29 (2.39%) Java Developer
19 25 (2.06%) Senior Software Engineer
20 22 (1.81%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 800 (65.84%) CSS
2 746 (61.40%) HTML
3 618 (50.86%) React
4 504 (41.48%) Node.js
5 453 (37.28%) HTML5
6 407 (33.50%) AngularJS
7 402 (33.09%) Sass
8 390 (32.10%) Redux
9 351 (28.89%) CSS3
10 224 (18.44%) Vue.js
11 160 (13.17%) REST
12 159 (13.09%) RESTful
13 156 (12.84%) Jest
14 146 (12.02%) LESS
15 118 (9.71%) .NET
16 112 (9.22%) jQuery
16 112 (9.22%) React Native
17 84 (6.91%) JSON
18 83 (6.83%) Angular 2
19 77 (6.34%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 287 (23.62%) User Experience
2 81 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 70 (5.76%) Greenfield Project
4 29 (2.39%) Data Structures
4 29 (2.39%) Self-Motivation
5 28 (2.30%) Algorithms
6 26 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
8 20 (1.65%) Hedge funds
9 16 (1.32%) Virtual Team
10 13 (1.07%) Linux Command Line
11 12 (0.99%) Online Banking
12 8 (0.66%) Augmented Reality
12 8 (0.66%) Client/Server
13 7 (0.58%) Cloud Native
13 7 (0.58%) Graphic Design
13 7 (0.58%) Life Science
13 7 (0.58%) Social Media
14 6 (0.49%) Online Games
15 4 (0.33%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 52 (4.28%) Linux
2 32 (2.63%) Android
2 32 (2.63%) Apple iOS
3 13 (1.07%) Windows
4 7 (0.58%) Unix
5 4 (0.33%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.25%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.082%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.082%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 578 (47.57%) Agile Software Development
2 550 (45.27%) Front End Development
3 249 (20.49%) TDD
4 191 (15.72%) Web Development
5 179 (14.73%) OO
6 174 (14.32%) Software Engineering
7 136 (11.19%) Problem-Solving
8 132 (10.86%) DevOps
9 130 (10.70%) Computer Science
10 128 (10.53%) Unit Testing
11 126 (10.37%) Microservices
12 118 (9.71%) MVC
13 108 (8.89%) Test Automation
14 107 (8.81%) Scrum
15 98 (8.07%) BDD
16 88 (7.24%) Fintech
17 75 (6.17%) Analytics
17 75 (6.17%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
18 72 (5.93%) OOP
19 65 (5.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,143 (94.07%) JavaScript
2 366 (30.12%) TypeScript
3 198 (16.30%) PHP
4 150 (12.35%) Python
5 143 (11.77%) C#
6 137 (11.28%) SQL
7 133 (10.95%) ES7
8 116 (9.55%) Java
9 44 (3.62%) Scala
10 40 (3.29%) Kotlin
11 37 (3.05%) Ruby
12 24 (1.98%) PHP 7
13 20 (1.65%) Java 8
14 12 (0.99%) ES8
15 10 (0.82%) C++
16 9 (0.74%) Bash Shell
17 8 (0.66%) XAML
18 7 (0.58%) Go
19 6 (0.49%) Elixir
19 6 (0.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 127 (10.45%) Degree
2 79 (6.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (0.41%) SC Cleared
3 5 (0.41%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.33%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.16%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.082%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (5.35%) QA
2 16 (1.32%) WCAG
3 4 (0.33%) GDPR
System Software
1 207 (17.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 93 (7.65%) Kubernetes
2 10 (0.82%) Ansible
3 8 (0.66%) Matomo
4 6 (0.49%) Terraform
5 5 (0.41%) Marathon
5 5 (0.41%) Mesos
5 5 (0.41%) Puppet
6 4 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.16%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 2 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.082%) Plesk
9 1 (0.082%) Rancher
Vendors
1 50 (4.12%) Google
2 33 (2.72%) Adobe
3 29 (2.39%) Microsoft
4 10 (0.82%) Atlassian
4 10 (0.82%) Hotjar
4 10 (0.82%) Oracle
5 6 (0.49%) Netlify
5 6 (0.49%) Samsung
5 6 (0.49%) Sitecore
6 5 (0.41%) Apple
6 5 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (0.33%) Dell
7 4 (0.33%) DevExpress
7 4 (0.33%) Optimizely
8 3 (0.25%) hybris
8 3 (0.25%) Twitter
8 3 (0.25%) WooCommerce
8 3 (0.25%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.16%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.16%) Zend