Period
to 12 November 2019

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 12 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ECMAScript 2015 (JavaScript ES2015, ES6)
UK > England
6 months to
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 304 322 422
Rank change year-on-year +18 +100 +200
Permanent jobs citing ES6 1,366 1,519 1,241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.08% 1.01% 0.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.01% 1.82% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,187 1,273 1,101
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £85,000 £89,000
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 68,116 83,438 92,601
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 53.90% 55.41% 55.46%
Number of salaries quoted 56,646 70,080 76,766
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,225 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.53% +4.45% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,039
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.96% +3.24%

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 12 November 2019.

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 12 November 2019. 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 +9 764 £65,000 - 142
South East +47 261 £50,000 +11.11% 31
North of England +13 106 £45,000 - 29
Midlands +86 98 £42,500 -5.56% 24
North West +57 81 £45,000 -2.70% 14
South West -7 76 £50,000 +33.33% 18
West Midlands +69 69 £42,500 +13.33% 18
East of England +68 59 £52,500 +5.00% 13
East Midlands +42 29 £55,000 +2.33% 6
Yorkshire -42 24 £45,000 - 12
North East +11 1 £47,500 +46.15% 3
ES6
UK

For the 6 months to 12 November 2019, 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 1,296 (94.88%) JavaScript
2 860 (62.96%) CSS
3 801 (58.64%) HTML
4 731 (53.51%) React
5 624 (45.68%) Agile Software Development
6 578 (42.31%) Front End Development
7 568 (41.58%) Node.js
8 508 (37.19%) HTML5
9 461 (33.75%) AngularJS
10 455 (33.31%) Git (software)
11 428 (31.33%) Redux
12 406 (29.72%) Sass
13 378 (27.67%) TypeScript
14 377 (27.60%) CSS3
15 342 (25.04%) webpack
16 291 (21.30%) TDD
17 290 (21.23%) User Experience
18 268 (19.62%) Vue.js
19 262 (19.18%) AWS
20 259 (18.96%) Docker
21 243 (17.79%) Scrum
22 224 (16.40%) Software Engineering
23 217 (15.89%) Finance
24 204 (14.93%) Web Development
25 197 (14.42%) Java
26 194 (14.20%) Microservices
27 191 (13.98%) ES7
28 185 (13.54%) npm
29 183 (13.40%) PHP
29 183 (13.40%) OO

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 93 (6.81%) Confluence
2 58 (4.25%) CMS
2 58 (4.25%) WordPress
3 30 (2.20%) Drupal
4 29 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
4 29 (2.12%) nginx
5 22 (1.61%) Sitecore CMS
6 18 (1.32%) SugarCRM
7 17 (1.24%) Tomcat
8 14 (1.02%) Apache Spark
9 11 (0.81%) ExpressionEngine
10 10 (0.73%) Apache Solr
11 8 (0.59%) Cloud Foundry
11 8 (0.59%) Headless CMS
12 7 (0.51%) Apache
13 5 (0.37%) Ethereum
13 5 (0.37%) Umbraco
13 5 (0.37%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 1 (0.073%) Kentico
Applications
1 25 (1.83%) Adobe XD
2 22 (1.61%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.59%) Sketch
4 6 (0.44%) GIMP
4 6 (0.44%) InVision
5 5 (0.37%) Zeplin
6 3 (0.22%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.15%) Figma
8 1 (0.073%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 16 (1.17%) Payment Gateway
2 12 (0.88%) Magento
3 3 (0.22%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.073%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.073%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 262 (19.18%) AWS
2 185 (13.54%) npm
3 131 (9.59%) Azure
4 98 (7.17%) GitHub
5 92 (6.73%) SaaS
6 87 (6.37%) Serverless
7 61 (4.47%) Yarn
8 43 (3.15%) GCP
9 31 (2.27%) AWS Lambda
10 11 (0.81%) Google Analytics
11 10 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
12 9 (0.66%) CloudFront
12 9 (0.66%) Slack
13 8 (0.59%) Cloudflare
13 8 (0.59%) DigitalOcean
13 8 (0.59%) Heroku
14 7 (0.51%) Amazon S3
15 6 (0.44%) Apigee
16 5 (0.37%) Amazon Kinesis
16 5 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (3.44%) HTTP
2 21 (1.54%) Internet
3 5 (0.37%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.29%) SSH
5 2 (0.15%) DNS
5 2 (0.15%) SMS
6 1 (0.073%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.073%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (6.52%) PostgreSQL
2 82 (6.00%) MySQL
3 80 (5.86%) MongoDB
4 74 (5.42%) Redis
5 60 (4.39%) NoSQL
6 56 (4.10%) Big Data
7 38 (2.78%) SQL Server
8 26 (1.90%) Relational Database
9 23 (1.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 14 (1.02%) Apache Hive
10 14 (1.02%) Hadoop
11 9 (0.66%) Blockchain
12 5 (0.37%) DB2
12 5 (0.37%) Geospatial Data
12 5 (0.37%) GIS
12 5 (0.37%) MariaDB
12 5 (0.37%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.29%) SQL Server 2016
13 4 (0.29%) SQLite
14 3 (0.22%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 455 (33.31%) Git (software)
2 342 (25.04%) webpack
3 146 (10.69%) JIRA
4 142 (10.40%) gulp
5 122 (8.93%) Babel
6 117 (8.57%) Jenkins
7 116 (8.49%) Jasmine
8 95 (6.95%) Grunt
9 74 (5.42%) Mocha
10 68 (4.98%) Selenium
11 62 (4.54%) Cucumber
12 42 (3.07%) CircleCI
13 34 (2.49%) Bitbucket
13 34 (2.49%) Karma Test Runner
14 30 (2.20%) Bower
14 30 (2.20%) GitLab
14 30 (2.20%) TeamCity
15 25 (1.83%) PHPUnit
16 22 (1.61%) Maven
16 22 (1.61%) Subversion
General
1 217 (15.89%) Finance
2 132 (9.66%) Retail
3 78 (5.71%) Banking
4 52 (3.81%) Marketing
5 43 (3.15%) Games
6 31 (2.27%) Law
6 31 (2.27%) Manufacturing
6 31 (2.27%) Telecoms
7 30 (2.20%) Public Sector
8 29 (2.12%) Multimedia
9 24 (1.76%) Advertising
10 22 (1.61%) Electronics
11 12 (0.88%) Front Office
12 11 (0.81%) Legal
12 11 (0.81%) Publishing
13 7 (0.51%) Automotive
14 6 (0.44%) Back Office
14 6 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
15 5 (0.37%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,096 (80.23%) Developer
2 472 (34.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 339 (24.82%) React Developer
4 289 (21.16%) JavaScript Developer
5 206 (15.08%) Senior Developer
6 121 (8.86%) Full Stack Developer
7 116 (8.49%) UI Developer
8 97 (7.10%) Software Engineer
9 93 (6.81%) Node.js Developer
10 87 (6.37%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 81 (5.93%) Angular Developer
12 76 (5.56%) Web Developer
13 59 (4.32%) Lead Developer
14 49 (3.59%) .NET Developer
15 46 (3.37%) Software Developer
16 43 (3.15%) PHP Developer
17 39 (2.86%) Senior React Developer
18 38 (2.78%) Senior Software Engineer
19 37 (2.71%) HTML Developer
20 35 (2.56%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 860 (62.96%) CSS
2 801 (58.64%) HTML
3 731 (53.51%) React
4 568 (41.58%) Node.js
5 508 (37.19%) HTML5
6 461 (33.75%) AngularJS
7 428 (31.33%) Redux
8 406 (29.72%) Sass
9 377 (27.60%) CSS3
10 268 (19.62%) Vue.js
11 170 (12.45%) Jest
12 167 (12.23%) RESTful
13 157 (11.49%) REST
14 152 (11.13%) jQuery
15 147 (10.76%) React Native
16 129 (9.44%) .NET
17 127 (9.30%) LESS
18 103 (7.54%) Enzyme
19 100 (7.32%) Spring
20 93 (6.81%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 290 (21.23%) User Experience
2 82 (6.00%) Greenfield Project
3 65 (4.76%) Algorithms
4 62 (4.54%) Mobile App
5 44 (3.22%) Data Structures
6 37 (2.71%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (1.76%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (1.76%) Hedge funds
8 17 (1.24%) Virtual Team
9 15 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
10 13 (0.95%) iPad
11 12 (0.88%) Social Media
12 11 (0.81%) Client/Server
12 11 (0.81%) Cloud Native
12 11 (0.81%) Online Banking
13 10 (0.73%) Renewable Energy
14 5 (0.37%) Linux Command Line
14 5 (0.37%) Xbox
15 4 (0.29%) e-Learning
16 3 (0.22%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 55 (4.03%) Linux
2 28 (2.05%) Android
3 25 (1.83%) Apple iOS
4 22 (1.61%) Windows
5 16 (1.17%) Unix
6 4 (0.29%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.22%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.22%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.15%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.073%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 624 (45.68%) Agile Software Development
2 578 (42.31%) Front End Development
3 291 (21.30%) TDD
4 243 (17.79%) Scrum
5 224 (16.40%) Software Engineering
6 204 (14.93%) Web Development
7 194 (14.20%) Microservices
8 183 (13.40%) OO
9 165 (12.08%) DevOps
10 147 (10.76%) Computer Science
11 137 (10.03%) Fintech
12 126 (9.22%) Problem-Solving
13 125 (9.15%) Continuous Integration
14 114 (8.35%) Unit Testing
15 111 (8.13%) Test Automation
16 105 (7.69%) BDD
17 102 (7.47%) Mentoring
18 89 (6.52%) E-Commerce
19 84 (6.15%) Analytics
19 84 (6.15%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1,296 (94.88%) JavaScript
2 378 (27.67%) TypeScript
3 197 (14.42%) Java
4 191 (13.98%) ES7
5 183 (13.40%) PHP
6 176 (12.88%) C#
7 137 (10.03%) Python
8 129 (9.44%) SQL
9 43 (3.15%) Kotlin
10 41 (3.00%) Java 8
11 40 (2.93%) Scala
12 36 (2.64%) ES8
13 20 (1.46%) Ruby
14 12 (0.88%) PHP 7
15 11 (0.81%) XAML
16 9 (0.66%) Bash Shell
17 7 (0.51%) Groovy
18 6 (0.44%) Go
18 6 (0.44%) Shell Script
19 5 (0.37%) C++
Qualifications
1 156 (11.42%) Degree
2 75 (5.49%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (0.59%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.29%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.22%) AWS Certification
5 3 (0.22%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.073%) PhD
6 1 (0.073%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (2.78%) QA
2 11 (0.81%) WCAG
3 5 (0.37%) GDPR
4 1 (0.073%) SLA
System Software
1 259 (18.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 89 (6.52%) Kubernetes
2 56 (4.10%) Marathon
2 56 (4.10%) Mesos
3 31 (2.27%) Ansible
4 18 (1.32%) Docker Swarm
4 18 (1.32%) Terraform
5 10 (0.73%) Matomo
6 6 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.37%) Puppet
8 3 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (0.073%) Grafana
10 1 (0.073%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.073%) Rancher
Vendors
1 55 (4.03%) Google
2 23 (1.68%) Microsoft
3 22 (1.61%) Sitecore
4 21 (1.54%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 21 (1.54%) SAP
5 20 (1.46%) hybris
6 17 (1.24%) Adobe
7 13 (0.95%) Apple
8 10 (0.73%) Hotjar
8 10 (0.73%) Oracle
9 9 (0.66%) Facebook
10 6 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.29%) DevExpress
11 4 (0.29%) Sencha
12 3 (0.22%) BT
12 3 (0.22%) Mapbox
12 3 (0.22%) Xamarin
13 2 (0.15%) HubSpot
13 2 (0.15%) Optimizely
13 2 (0.15%) Samsung