Period
to 1 August 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 1 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ECMAScript 2015 (JavaScript ES2015, ES6)
UK > England
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 246 287 298
Rank change year-on-year +41 +11 +66
Permanent jobs citing ES6 1,400 691 1,490
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.40% 1.10% 1.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.52% 1.96% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 771 606 1,225
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £56,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% +2.68% -6.67%
75th Percentile £76,250 £73,438 £75,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £87,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +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 55,570 35,244 71,301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.56% 56.32% 53.83%
Number of salaries quoted 38,416 29,622 59,432
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £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 £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £86,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +73 936 £70,000 +2.94% 107
South East -29 136 £55,000 +15.79% 19
South West -8 126 £50,000 +17.65% 19
North of England -94 90 £50,000 - 40
Midlands -82 73 £50,000 +2.56% 25
West Midlands -75 64 £55,000 +10.00% 14
North West -82 49 £55,000 +10.00% 22
Yorkshire -37 38 £47,500 -5.00% 12
East of England -50 8 £63,750 +41.67% 6
East Midlands -43 7 £50,000 +21.21% 11
North East -35 3 £40,000 -15.79% 6
ES6
UK

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 1,322 (94.43%) JavaScript
2 1,108 (79.14%) React
3 845 (60.36%) CSS
4 776 (55.43%) HTML
5 729 (52.07%) Agile Software Development
6 727 (51.93%) Node.js
7 646 (46.14%) TypeScript
8 621 (44.36%) Git (software)
9 605 (43.21%) Front End Development
10 509 (36.36%) Sass
11 410 (29.29%) User Experience
12 405 (28.93%) AngularJS
13 402 (28.71%) Redux
14 389 (27.79%) webpack
15 382 (27.29%) HTML5
16 362 (25.86%) AWS
16 362 (25.86%) Docker
17 344 (24.57%) Full Stack Development
18 326 (23.29%) Software Engineering
19 306 (21.86%) TDD
20 280 (20.00%) Vue.js
21 271 (19.36%) CSS3
22 265 (18.93%) Finance
22 265 (18.93%) DevOps
23 248 (17.71%) Jest
24 239 (17.07%) Social Skills
25 236 (16.86%) GraphQL
26 211 (15.07%) React Native
27 208 (14.86%) RESTful
28 206 (14.71%) Azure

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 71 (5.07%) CMS
2 50 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
3 44 (3.14%) WordPress
4 34 (2.43%) Cloud Foundry
5 33 (2.36%) nginx
6 25 (1.79%) Headless CMS
7 24 (1.71%) Apache
8 23 (1.64%) IIS
9 18 (1.29%) IBM Domino
10 17 (1.21%) Drupal
11 16 (1.14%) Apache Spark
12 9 (0.64%) Umbraco
13 8 (0.57%) Tomcat
14 7 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
15 5 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 5 (0.36%) NServiceBus
16 4 (0.29%) EPiServer
17 3 (0.21%) Tornado
18 2 (0.14%) Confluence
19 1 (0.071%) Kentico
Applications
1 41 (2.93%) Sketch
2 25 (1.79%) InVision
3 12 (0.86%) Photoshop
4 9 (0.64%) Adobe XD
4 9 (0.64%) UXPin
5 8 (0.57%) Figma
6 6 (0.43%) Adobe Premiere
6 6 (0.43%) Chatbot
6 6 (0.43%) Final Cut Pro
6 6 (0.43%) Revit
7 5 (0.36%) AutoCAD
7 5 (0.36%) Zeplin
8 4 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.071%) Microsoft Excel
10 1 (0.071%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 23 (1.64%) Shopify
2 22 (1.57%) Magento
3 5 (0.36%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.071%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 362 (25.86%) AWS
2 206 (14.71%) Azure
3 201 (14.36%) npm
4 141 (10.07%) GCP
5 127 (9.07%) Serverless
6 115 (8.21%) SaaS
7 107 (7.64%) GitHub
8 70 (5.00%) AWS Lambda
8 70 (5.00%) Heroku
9 63 (4.50%) Amazon S3
10 62 (4.43%) Yarn
11 59 (4.21%) AWS CloudFormation
12 53 (3.79%) Amazon EC2
12 53 (3.79%) Amazon SQS
13 49 (3.50%) CloudFront
14 42 (3.00%) PaaS
15 41 (2.93%) Amazon ECS
16 35 (2.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 34 (2.43%) IaaS
18 33 (2.36%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 49 (3.50%) Internet
2 45 (3.21%) HTTP
3 11 (0.79%) DNS
4 10 (0.71%) Broadband
4 10 (0.71%) SSH
5 5 (0.36%) Skype
5 5 (0.36%) SMS
6 3 (0.21%) MQTT
7 1 (0.071%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 186 (13.29%) PostgreSQL
2 110 (7.86%) MySQL
3 109 (7.79%) NoSQL
4 80 (5.71%) Redis
5 76 (5.43%) SQL Server
6 73 (5.21%) MongoDB
7 42 (3.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 41 (2.93%) Amazon RDS
9 36 (2.57%) Relational Database
10 21 (1.50%) Big Data
11 16 (1.14%) Blockchain
11 16 (1.14%) Data Mining
12 15 (1.07%) Hadoop
13 14 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
13 14 (1.00%) Apache Hive
14 13 (0.93%) BigQuery
14 13 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (0.64%) Amazon Aurora
16 4 (0.29%) FileMaker
17 3 (0.21%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 621 (44.36%) Git (software)
2 389 (27.79%) webpack
3 172 (12.29%) gulp
4 118 (8.43%) JIRA
5 106 (7.57%) Mocha
6 77 (5.50%) Babel
7 73 (5.21%) Jenkins
8 70 (5.00%) CircleCI
9 60 (4.29%) Cypress.io
10 57 (4.07%) Storybook
11 54 (3.86%) PostCSS
12 40 (2.86%) git-flow
12 40 (2.86%) RSpec
13 36 (2.57%) Bitbucket
14 32 (2.29%) Travis CI
15 30 (2.14%) Cucumber
16 29 (2.07%) Selenium
17 27 (1.93%) Grunt
17 27 (1.93%) Jasmine
18 23 (1.64%) Sinon.JS
General
1 265 (18.93%) Finance
2 239 (17.07%) Social Skills
3 147 (10.50%) Marketing
4 95 (6.79%) Games
5 54 (3.86%) Legal
6 53 (3.79%) Local Government
7 49 (3.50%) Banking
8 44 (3.14%) Presentation Skills
9 43 (3.07%) Public Sector
10 41 (2.93%) Retail
11 33 (2.36%) Publishing
12 31 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
13 28 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
14 20 (1.43%) Wearables
15 15 (1.07%) Advertising
16 12 (0.86%) Back Office
16 12 (0.86%) Front Office
17 6 (0.43%) Inclusion and Diversity
18 5 (0.36%) Organisational Skills
18 5 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 940 (67.14%) Developer
2 366 (26.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 234 (16.71%) React Developer
3 234 (16.71%) Senior Developer
4 153 (10.93%) Software Engineer
5 137 (9.79%) Full Stack Developer
6 101 (7.21%) JavaScript Developer
6 101 (7.21%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 87 (6.21%) Senior Software Engineer
8 80 (5.71%) Senior React Developer
9 66 (4.71%) UI Developer
10 56 (4.00%) Software Developer
11 50 (3.57%) Java Developer
12 46 (3.29%) Backend Developer
13 37 (2.64%) Angular Developer
14 34 (2.43%) Lead Developer
15 29 (2.07%) Web Developer
16 28 (2.00%) Lead Software Engineer
17 27 (1.93%) Python Developer
18 26 (1.86%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,108 (79.14%) React
2 845 (60.36%) CSS
3 776 (55.43%) HTML
4 727 (51.93%) Node.js
5 509 (36.36%) Sass
6 405 (28.93%) AngularJS
7 402 (28.71%) Redux
8 382 (27.29%) HTML5
9 280 (20.00%) Vue.js
10 271 (19.36%) CSS3
11 248 (17.71%) Jest
12 236 (16.86%) GraphQL
13 211 (15.07%) React Native
14 208 (14.86%) RESTful
15 170 (12.14%) REST
16 146 (10.43%) LESS
17 139 (9.93%) .NET
18 137 (9.79%) Web Services
19 115 (8.21%) jQuery
20 88 (6.29%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 410 (29.29%) User Experience
2 106 (7.57%) Mobile App
3 91 (6.50%) Greenfield Project
4 64 (4.57%) Linux Command Line
5 58 (4.14%) Data Structures
6 53 (3.79%) Blog
7 52 (3.71%) Self-Motivation
8 48 (3.43%) Virtual Team
9 46 (3.29%) Algorithms
10 34 (2.43%) Legacy Systems
11 28 (2.00%) W3C
12 22 (1.57%) Legacy Code
13 19 (1.36%) Wiki
14 14 (1.00%) Animation
15 12 (0.86%) Online Games
16 11 (0.79%) Derivative
16 11 (0.79%) Equities
16 11 (0.79%) iPhone
17 10 (0.71%) Life Science
17 10 (0.71%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 104 (7.43%) Android
2 96 (6.86%) Linux
3 91 (6.50%) Apple iOS
4 50 (3.57%) Windows
5 23 (1.64%) Unix
6 6 (0.43%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.071%) CentOS
7 1 (0.071%) Debian
7 1 (0.071%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.071%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 729 (52.07%) Agile Software Development
2 605 (43.21%) Front End Development
3 344 (24.57%) Full Stack Development
4 326 (23.29%) Software Engineering
5 306 (21.86%) TDD
6 265 (18.93%) DevOps
7 192 (13.71%) Unit Testing
8 191 (13.64%) Microservices
9 183 (13.07%) Scrum
10 182 (13.00%) Web Development
11 181 (12.93%) Test Automation
12 180 (12.86%) Problem-Solving
13 162 (11.57%) Continuous Integration
14 161 (11.50%) Mentoring
15 159 (11.36%) OO
16 140 (10.00%) Computer Science
17 130 (9.29%) Open Source
18 121 (8.64%) Continuous Delivery
19 117 (8.36%) Workflow
20 112 (8.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1,322 (94.43%) JavaScript
2 646 (46.14%) TypeScript
3 192 (13.71%) Java
4 182 (13.00%) PHP
5 161 (11.50%) Python
6 148 (10.57%) C#
6 148 (10.57%) SQL
7 131 (9.36%) ES7
8 105 (7.50%) Ruby
9 64 (4.57%) Scala
10 58 (4.14%) Elm
11 53 (3.79%) Kotlin
12 45 (3.21%) Go
13 39 (2.79%) Bash Shell
14 35 (2.50%) Apple Swift
15 31 (2.21%) Objective-C
16 30 (2.14%) Java 8
16 30 (2.14%) Rust
17 28 (2.00%) C
17 28 (2.00%) PureScript
Qualifications
1 151 (10.79%) Degree
2 73 (5.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (1.79%) SANS
4 22 (1.57%) Master's Degree
5 14 (1.00%) PhD
6 2 (0.14%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.14%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 198 (14.14%) Accessibility
2 96 (6.86%) QA
3 26 (1.86%) WCAG
4 12 (0.86%) GDPR
5 1 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 362 (25.86%) Docker
2 11 (0.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 11 (0.79%) etcd
3 2 (0.14%) Varnish
4 1 (0.071%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.071%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 197 (14.07%) Kubernetes
2 118 (8.43%) Terraform
3 20 (1.43%) Hadoop YARN
4 12 (0.86%) Bugsnag
5 11 (0.79%) Consul
6 7 (0.50%) Ansible
7 4 (0.29%) Marathon
7 4 (0.29%) Mesos
7 4 (0.29%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.21%) Kubeflow
9 2 (0.14%) Grafana
9 2 (0.14%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.14%) Icinga
9 2 (0.14%) Kibana
9 2 (0.14%) logstash
9 2 (0.14%) MIIS
9 2 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.14%) Opsgenie
9 2 (0.14%) Pingdom
9 2 (0.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 162 (11.57%) Google
2 42 (3.00%) Microsoft
3 25 (1.79%) Apple
4 24 (1.71%) Oracle
5 21 (1.50%) Sony
6 20 (1.43%) Adobe
7 14 (1.00%) Instagram
8 13 (0.93%) Atlassian
8 13 (0.93%) New Relic
9 12 (0.86%) Facebook
10 10 (0.71%) Sage
10 10 (0.71%) Zend
11 9 (0.64%) Bloomberg
11 9 (0.64%) DocuSign
11 9 (0.64%) LexisNexis
11 9 (0.64%) Reuters
11 9 (0.64%) TOWER Software
11 9 (0.64%) Wallstreet Suite
12 8 (0.57%) Sitecore
12 8 (0.57%) Twitter