Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ECMAScript 2015 (JavaScript ES2015, ES6)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 276 314 312
Rank change year-on-year +38 -2 +29
Permanent jobs citing ES6 1,404 437 1,361
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.27% 0.97% 1.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.33% 1.64% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 678 390 1,179
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £47,500 £43,750 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.04% -4.17% +4.35%
75th Percentile £81,250 £71,250 £75,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £77,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% -8.33% +5.26%

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 60,386 26,650 67,875
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 54.49% 59.30% 53.59%
Number of salaries quoted 40,424 23,032 56,712
10th Percentile £36,000 £34,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £44,000 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +5.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £92,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +89 989 £72,500 +7.41% 88
South West -35 111 £50,000 +17.65% 14
North of England -89 104 £50,000 - 40
South East -94 101 £57,500 - 14
North West -69 65 £50,000 - 23
Midlands -113 57 £52,500 +5.00% 16
West Midlands -106 50 £46,500 -7.00% 10
Yorkshire -78 31 £47,500 +5.56% 11
East of England -110 12 £57,500 +17.95% 4
North East -23 8 £40,000 -33.33% 6
East Midlands -81 7 £55,000 +37.50% 6
ES6
UK

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1,310 (93.30%) JavaScript
2 1,146 (81.62%) React
3 834 (59.40%) CSS
4 778 (55.41%) Node.js
5 771 (54.91%) HTML
6 707 (50.36%) Agile Software Development
7 664 (47.29%) TypeScript
8 594 (42.31%) Git (software)
9 572 (40.74%) Front End Development
10 498 (35.47%) Sass
11 444 (31.62%) Redux
12 439 (31.27%) webpack
13 432 (30.77%) User Experience
14 426 (30.34%) AngularJS
15 425 (30.27%) Full Stack Development
16 402 (28.63%) HTML5
17 385 (27.42%) Docker
18 383 (27.28%) TDD
19 365 (26.00%) Software Engineering
20 356 (25.36%) AWS
21 324 (23.08%) Vue.js
22 309 (22.01%) Jest
23 300 (21.37%) Social Skills
24 287 (20.44%) CSS3
25 286 (20.37%) Finance
26 250 (17.81%) DevOps
27 242 (17.24%) npm
28 231 (16.45%) REST
29 220 (15.67%) Continuous Integration
30 212 (15.10%) Problem-Solving

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 72 (5.13%) CMS
2 55 (3.92%) Elasticsearch
3 33 (2.35%) Headless CMS
4 29 (2.07%) nginx
4 29 (2.07%) WordPress
5 26 (1.85%) IIS
6 25 (1.78%) Apache
7 23 (1.64%) Cloud Foundry
8 20 (1.42%) IBM Domino
9 14 (1.00%) Confluence
10 11 (0.78%) Apache Spark
11 10 (0.71%) Drupal
12 9 (0.64%) Umbraco
13 6 (0.43%) Mule
13 6 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
14 4 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 4 (0.28%) EPiServer
14 4 (0.28%) Tornado
15 3 (0.21%) NServiceBus
15 3 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 29 (2.07%) Sketch
2 17 (1.21%) InVision
2 17 (1.21%) Photoshop
3 16 (1.14%) Adobe XD
4 10 (0.71%) Adobe Premiere
4 10 (0.71%) Final Cut Pro
5 9 (0.64%) Chatbot
5 9 (0.64%) Figma
6 4 (0.28%) UXPin
7 2 (0.14%) Zeplin
8 1 (0.071%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.071%) Revit
Business Applications
1 22 (1.57%) Magento
2 19 (1.35%) Shopify
3 5 (0.36%) SAP Hybris
3 5 (0.36%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 356 (25.36%) AWS
2 242 (17.24%) npm
3 199 (14.17%) Azure
4 142 (10.11%) GCP
5 130 (9.26%) Serverless
6 125 (8.90%) SaaS
7 105 (7.48%) GitHub
8 68 (4.84%) Heroku
9 64 (4.56%) Yarn
10 55 (3.92%) AWS CloudFormation
10 55 (3.92%) AWS Lambda
11 54 (3.85%) Amazon S3
12 49 (3.49%) Amazon SQS
13 48 (3.42%) Codefresh
14 40 (2.85%) OpenShift
15 35 (2.49%) CloudFront
16 33 (2.35%) PaaS
17 31 (2.21%) Amazon EC2
18 30 (2.14%) Datadog
19 28 (1.99%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (4.56%) HTTP
2 56 (3.99%) Internet
3 17 (1.21%) Broadband
4 14 (1.00%) MQTT
5 8 (0.57%) SMS
6 7 (0.50%) DNS
6 7 (0.50%) SSH
7 3 (0.21%) Skype
8 1 (0.071%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.071%) Firewall
8 1 (0.071%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (13.39%) PostgreSQL
2 108 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 92 (6.55%) MySQL
4 90 (6.41%) Redis
5 78 (5.56%) MongoDB
6 75 (5.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 71 (5.06%) SQL Server
8 54 (3.85%) Relational Database
9 32 (2.28%) Amazon RDS
10 27 (1.92%) Big Data
11 19 (1.35%) Blockchain
11 19 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
12 18 (1.28%) Data Mining
12 18 (1.28%) RDBMS
13 15 (1.07%) Amazon Aurora
14 11 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
15 9 (0.64%) Couchbase
16 8 (0.57%) BigQuery
17 7 (0.50%) Data Lake
17 7 (0.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 594 (42.31%) Git (software)
2 439 (31.27%) webpack
3 164 (11.68%) gulp
4 123 (8.76%) JIRA
5 108 (7.69%) CircleCI
6 103 (7.34%) Cypress.io
7 86 (6.13%) Babel
8 75 (5.34%) Mocha
9 70 (4.99%) Jenkins
10 62 (4.42%) Storybook
11 55 (3.92%) PostCSS
12 49 (3.49%) Travis CI
13 46 (3.28%) Cucumber
14 45 (3.21%) Selenium
15 42 (2.99%) RSpec
16 34 (2.42%) Grunt
17 28 (1.99%) Bitbucket
18 24 (1.71%) git-flow
19 22 (1.57%) GitLab
20 21 (1.50%) Jasmine
General
1 300 (21.37%) Social Skills
2 286 (20.37%) Finance
3 168 (11.97%) Marketing
4 102 (7.26%) Games
5 60 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
6 48 (3.42%) Legal
7 39 (2.78%) Local Government
7 39 (2.78%) Retail
8 35 (2.49%) Presentation Skills
8 35 (2.49%) Public Sector
9 32 (2.28%) Publishing
10 30 (2.14%) Pharmaceutical
11 26 (1.85%) Banking
11 26 (1.85%) Wearables
12 21 (1.50%) Advertising
13 15 (1.07%) Front Office
14 12 (0.85%) Back Office
15 10 (0.71%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 10 (0.71%) Law
16 5 (0.36%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 899 (64.03%) Developer
2 357 (25.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 224 (15.95%) Senior Developer
4 214 (15.24%) React Developer
5 195 (13.89%) Software Engineer
6 163 (11.61%) Full Stack Developer
7 104 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
8 100 (7.12%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 82 (5.84%) Senior React Developer
10 78 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
11 60 (4.27%) Software Developer
12 54 (3.85%) UI Developer
13 37 (2.64%) Lead Developer
14 35 (2.49%) Angular Developer
15 34 (2.42%) Backend Developer
15 34 (2.42%) Senior Full Stack Developer
16 29 (2.07%) Lead Software Engineer
17 28 (1.99%) Python Developer
18 25 (1.78%) Web Developer
19 24 (1.71%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,146 (81.62%) React
2 834 (59.40%) CSS
3 778 (55.41%) Node.js
4 771 (54.91%) HTML
5 498 (35.47%) Sass
6 444 (31.62%) Redux
7 426 (30.34%) AngularJS
8 402 (28.63%) HTML5
9 324 (23.08%) Vue.js
10 309 (22.01%) Jest
11 287 (20.44%) CSS3
12 231 (16.45%) REST
13 205 (14.60%) React Native
14 194 (13.82%) GraphQL
15 162 (11.54%) LESS
15 162 (11.54%) RESTful
16 140 (9.97%) Web Services
17 132 (9.40%) .NET
18 97 (6.91%) Ruby on Rails
19 94 (6.70%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 432 (30.77%) User Experience
2 107 (7.62%) Mobile App
3 91 (6.48%) Greenfield Project
4 72 (5.13%) Linux Command Line
5 57 (4.06%) Data Structures
5 57 (4.06%) Virtual Team
6 54 (3.85%) Algorithms
7 50 (3.56%) Blog
8 46 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
9 26 (1.85%) W3C
10 25 (1.78%) Legacy Systems
11 19 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
11 19 (1.35%) Legacy Code
11 19 (1.35%) Social Media
12 18 (1.28%) Animation
12 18 (1.28%) Cloud Native
13 14 (1.00%) Life Science
13 14 (1.00%) Marketing Technology
13 14 (1.00%) NHS
14 10 (0.71%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 102 (7.26%) Android
2 100 (7.12%) Apple iOS
3 94 (6.70%) Linux
4 61 (4.34%) Windows
5 17 (1.21%) Unix
6 1 (0.071%) Debian
6 1 (0.071%) tvOS
6 1 (0.071%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 707 (50.36%) Agile Software Development
2 572 (40.74%) Front End Development
3 425 (30.27%) Full Stack Development
4 383 (27.28%) TDD
5 365 (26.00%) Software Engineering
6 250 (17.81%) DevOps
7 220 (15.67%) Continuous Integration
8 212 (15.10%) Problem-Solving
8 212 (15.10%) Test Automation
9 194 (13.82%) Web Development
10 192 (13.68%) Mentoring
11 165 (11.75%) Microservices
11 165 (11.75%) Scrum
11 165 (11.75%) Unit Testing
12 132 (9.40%) Continuous Delivery
13 125 (8.90%) Computer Science
14 117 (8.33%) OO
15 108 (7.69%) Workflow
16 105 (7.48%) Open Source
17 103 (7.34%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1,310 (93.30%) JavaScript
2 664 (47.29%) TypeScript
3 195 (13.89%) Python
4 165 (11.75%) Java
5 152 (10.83%) PHP
6 147 (10.47%) ES7
7 127 (9.05%) SQL
8 115 (8.19%) Ruby
9 113 (8.05%) C#
10 67 (4.77%) Elm
11 52 (3.70%) Go
12 45 (3.21%) Scala
13 38 (2.71%) Bash Shell
14 35 (2.49%) PureScript
14 35 (2.49%) Rust
15 34 (2.42%) C
16 31 (2.21%) Kotlin
17 27 (1.92%) Haskell
18 23 (1.64%) Java 8
19 21 (1.50%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 77 (5.48%) Degree
2 40 (2.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (1.14%) PhD
3 16 (1.14%) SANS
4 8 (0.57%) Master's Degree
5 6 (0.43%) SAFe Agilist
6 1 (0.071%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 194 (13.82%) Accessibility
2 100 (7.12%) QA
3 18 (1.28%) WCAG
4 11 (0.78%) GDPR
System Software
1 385 (27.42%) Docker
2 11 (0.78%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 11 (0.78%) etcd
3 2 (0.14%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 196 (13.96%) Kubernetes
2 94 (6.70%) Terraform
3 24 (1.71%) Hadoop YARN
4 14 (1.00%) Grafana
4 14 (1.00%) ZABBIX
5 13 (0.93%) HAProxy
5 13 (0.93%) Kibana
5 13 (0.93%) logstash
5 13 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (0.93%) Opsgenie
5 13 (0.93%) Pingdom
6 12 (0.85%) Bugsnag
6 12 (0.85%) Consul
7 9 (0.64%) MIIS
8 8 (0.57%) Ansible
9 1 (0.071%) Graphite
9 1 (0.071%) Puppet
Vendors
1 184 (13.11%) Google
2 40 (2.85%) Microsoft
3 35 (2.49%) New Relic
4 33 (2.35%) Oracle
5 26 (1.85%) Adobe
6 23 (1.64%) Apple
7 19 (1.35%) Bloomberg
7 19 (1.35%) Sony
8 14 (1.00%) Atlassian
8 14 (1.00%) Instagram
8 14 (1.00%) Sun
9 13 (0.93%) Facebook
9 13 (0.93%) LexisNexis
10 12 (0.85%) Optimizely
11 11 (0.78%) Twitter
12 10 (0.71%) BT
12 10 (0.71%) YouTube
13 9 (0.64%) DocuSign
13 9 (0.64%) Reuters
13 9 (0.64%) TOWER Software