Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ECMAScript 2015 (JavaScript ES2015, ES6)
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 69 87 119
Rank change year-on-year +18 +32 +28
Permanent jobs citing ES6 11 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.29% 1.42% 0.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.23% 2.48% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3 18 5
Kent median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% - -
10th Percentile £42,500 £23,875 £35,000
90th Percentile £56,500 £55,000 £51,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% -15.34%

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 Kent with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 494 725 788
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 58.12% 57.13% 48.97%
Number of salaries quoted 416 621 680
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £59,775
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

ES6
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for ES6 in Kent

ES6
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for ES6 in Kent

ES6
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ES6 within the Kent region over the 6 months to 21 January 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
Chatham - 7 - - 1
Maidstone - 2 £45,000 - 2
West Malling - 1 £57,500 - 1
ES6
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Kent region with a requirement for ES6.

1 11 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 10 (90.91%) React
2 10 (90.91%) npm
3 9 (81.82%) Jenkins
3 9 (81.82%) Ember.js
3 9 (81.82%) Mocha
3 9 (81.82%) MVC
3 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (63.64%) JIRA
5 7 (63.64%) MVVM
5 7 (63.64%) BDD
5 7 (63.64%) Game Development
5 7 (63.64%) TDD
5 7 (63.64%) Games
5 7 (63.64%) DevOps
5 7 (63.64%) webpack
5 7 (63.64%) Gradle
5 7 (63.64%) GitLab
5 7 (63.64%) Jest
5 7 (63.64%) Enzyme
5 7 (63.64%) ES7
5 7 (63.64%) Vue.js
5 7 (63.64%) Travis CI
5 7 (63.64%) Redux
6 4 (36.36%) TypeScript
7 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 3 (27.27%) Node.js
7 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
7 3 (27.27%) RESTful

ES6
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Cloud Services
1 10 (90.91%) npm
Development Applications
1 9 (81.82%) Jenkins
1 9 (81.82%) Mocha
2 7 (63.64%) GitLab
2 7 (63.64%) Gradle
2 7 (63.64%) JIRA
2 7 (63.64%) Travis CI
2 7 (63.64%) webpack
3 2 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (18.18%) Babel
3 2 (18.18%) Bower
3 2 (18.18%) Grunt
3 2 (18.18%) gulp
4 1 (9.09%) git-flow
General
1 7 (63.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Lead Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior JavaScript Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Lead .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) AngularJS
2 10 (90.91%) React
3 9 (81.82%) Ember.js
4 7 (63.64%) Enzyme
4 7 (63.64%) Jest
4 7 (63.64%) Redux
4 7 (63.64%) Vue.js
5 3 (27.27%) Node.js
5 3 (27.27%) RESTful
6 2 (18.18%) .NET
6 2 (18.18%) CSS
6 2 (18.18%) Express
6 2 (18.18%) GraphQL
6 2 (18.18%) HTML
6 2 (18.18%) JSON
6 2 (18.18%) OAuth
6 2 (18.18%) OAuth2
6 2 (18.18%) REST
7 1 (9.09%) JSON Schema
7 1 (9.09%) Swagger
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (81.82%) MVC
2 8 (72.73%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (63.64%) BDD
3 7 (63.64%) DevOps
3 7 (63.64%) Game Development
3 7 (63.64%) MVVM
3 7 (63.64%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
5 2 (18.18%) Dependency Management
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) Storage Management
6 1 (9.09%) API Design
6 1 (9.09%) Coaching
6 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) ES7
2 4 (36.36%) TypeScript
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) C#