Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ECMAScript 2015 (JavaScript ES2015, ES6)
England > London
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 251 275 545
Rank change year-on-year +24 +270 +337
Permanent jobs citing ES6 980 972 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.41% 1.32% 0.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.48% 2.39% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 793 874 326
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £43,750 £45,000 £45,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -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 London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 39,565 40,733 44,018
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 56.79% 55.18% 54.35%
Number of salaries quoted 32,528 32,774 38,832
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

ES6
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for ES6 in London

ES6
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for ES6 in London

ES6
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ES6 in London over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for ES6 in London

ES6
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ES6 within the London region over the 6 months to 17 August 2018. 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
Central London -3 196 £67,501 -3.57% 60
West London +14 34 £60,000 - 25
East London +4 13 £53,750 +19.44% 21
North London +16 12 £80,000 +6.67% 1
South London - 7 £60,000 - 1
ES6
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for ES6.

1 833 (85.00%) JavaScript
2 624 (63.67%) Node.js
3 598 (61.02%) CSS
4 567 (57.86%) HTML
5 544 (55.51%) React
6 431 (43.98%) Front End Development
7 398 (40.61%) AngularJS
8 396 (40.41%) Agile Software Development
9 372 (37.96%) Git (software)
10 330 (33.67%) HTML5
11 299 (30.51%) Amazon AWS
12 296 (30.20%) Test Automation
12 296 (30.20%) CSS3
13 289 (29.49%) Sass
14 287 (29.29%) Redux
15 257 (26.22%) TDD
16 254 (25.92%) Finance
17 234 (23.88%) webpack
18 221 (22.55%) Docker
19 210 (21.43%) Java
20 208 (21.22%) SQL
21 197 (20.10%) User Experience
22 184 (18.78%) GitHub
23 183 (18.67%) REST
24 180 (18.37%) NoSQL
25 173 (17.65%) gulp
26 168 (17.14%) Banking
27 164 (16.73%) DevOps
28 158 (16.12%) Jest
29 156 (15.92%) BDD

ES6
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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
1 106 (10.82%) Ethereum
2 52 (5.31%) Tomcat
3 43 (4.39%) Confluence
4 41 (4.18%) CMS
5 35 (3.57%) Cloud Foundry
5 35 (3.57%) Mule
6 28 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
7 24 (2.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 17 (1.73%) Apache
9 15 (1.53%) WordPress
10 11 (1.12%) nginx
11 8 (0.82%) Alfresco
11 8 (0.82%) Drupal
12 6 (0.61%) Apache Spark
13 5 (0.51%) Apache Solr
14 4 (0.41%) Jetty
15 3 (0.31%) OpenStack
16 2 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
17 1 (0.10%) Amazon Alexa
17 1 (0.10%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (1.73%) Photoshop
2 10 (1.02%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (0.71%) Chatbot
4 5 (0.51%) Fireworks
5 4 (0.41%) InVision
6 2 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 54 (5.51%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.10%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 299 (30.51%) Amazon AWS
2 184 (18.78%) GitHub
3 148 (15.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 82 (8.37%) Cloud Computing
5 81 (8.27%) npm
6 67 (6.84%) Amazon S3
7 59 (6.02%) Amazon EC2
8 55 (5.61%) Google Cloud Platform
8 55 (5.61%) Serverless
9 50 (5.10%) PaaS
10 43 (4.39%) Slack
11 35 (3.57%) IaaS
12 30 (3.06%) SaaS
13 16 (1.63%) Heroku
14 13 (1.33%) Trello
14 13 (1.33%) Yarn
15 9 (0.92%) AWS Lambda
16 6 (0.61%) Adobe Analytics
17 5 (0.51%) Google App Engine
17 5 (0.51%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (3.37%) HTTP
2 30 (3.06%) Internet
3 12 (1.22%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
4 4 (0.41%) DAB
5 3 (0.31%) SMS
6 2 (0.20%) SSL
6 2 (0.20%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.10%) Intranet
7 1 (0.10%) RTMP
7 1 (0.10%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (18.37%) NoSQL
2 150 (15.31%) Blockchain
3 145 (14.80%) MySQL
4 125 (12.76%) PostgreSQL
5 101 (10.31%) Redis
6 82 (8.37%) MongoDB
7 30 (3.06%) Relational Database
8 14 (1.43%) Big Data
9 13 (1.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 12 (1.22%) Hadoop
11 9 (0.92%) Data Mining
12 8 (0.82%) DB2
12 8 (0.82%) RDBMS
13 7 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (0.51%) MariaDB
15 4 (0.41%) Azure SQL Database
16 3 (0.31%) Neo4j
17 2 (0.20%) Amazon RDS
17 2 (0.20%) Hazelcast
17 2 (0.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 372 (37.96%) Git (software)
2 234 (23.88%) webpack
3 173 (17.65%) gulp
4 154 (15.71%) Mocha
5 147 (15.00%) Grunt
6 110 (11.22%) Jenkins
7 99 (10.10%) Babel
8 84 (8.57%) Selenium
9 80 (8.16%) JIRA
10 59 (6.02%) JUnit
11 50 (5.10%) Jasmine
12 48 (4.90%) Maven
13 37 (3.78%) SonarQube
14 36 (3.67%) Sonatype Nexus
15 27 (2.76%) Karma Test Runner
15 27 (2.76%) PostCSS
16 23 (2.35%) Mockito
17 22 (2.24%) Protractor
18 17 (1.73%) Cucumber
19 12 (1.22%) TeamCity
General
1 254 (25.92%) Finance
2 168 (17.14%) Banking
3 84 (8.57%) Telecoms
4 50 (5.10%) Retail
5 29 (2.96%) Games
6 27 (2.76%) Advertising
7 21 (2.14%) Law
8 18 (1.84%) Marketing
8 18 (1.84%) Multimedia
8 18 (1.84%) Publishing
9 13 (1.33%) Investment Banking
10 8 (0.82%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.82%) Legal
11 4 (0.41%) Automotive
12 3 (0.31%) Front Office
13 2 (0.20%) Avionics
13 2 (0.20%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.10%) Back Office
14 1 (0.10%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.10%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 769 (78.47%) Developer
2 301 (30.71%) JavaScript Developer
3 276 (28.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 190 (19.39%) Node.js Developer
5 167 (17.04%) Senior Developer
6 153 (15.61%) React Developer
7 90 (9.18%) Blockchain Developer
8 77 (7.86%) Backend Developer
9 76 (7.76%) Full Stack Developer
10 64 (6.53%) JavaScript Engineer
11 61 (6.22%) Software Engineer
12 57 (5.82%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 50 (5.10%) Lead Developer
14 46 (4.69%) UI Developer
15 43 (4.39%) Senior JavaScript Developer
16 39 (3.98%) Web Developer
17 35 (3.57%) Angular Developer
17 35 (3.57%) Developer in Test
17 35 (3.57%) Test Automation Developer
18 29 (2.96%) Senior React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 624 (63.67%) Node.js
2 598 (61.02%) CSS
3 567 (57.86%) HTML
4 544 (55.51%) React
5 398 (40.61%) AngularJS
6 330 (33.67%) HTML5
7 296 (30.20%) CSS3
8 289 (29.49%) Sass
9 287 (29.29%) Redux
10 183 (18.67%) REST
11 158 (16.12%) Jest
12 124 (12.65%) Vue.js
13 122 (12.45%) RESTful
14 120 (12.24%) Chai
15 109 (11.12%) Smart Contracts
16 107 (10.92%) JSON
17 96 (9.80%) Enzyme
18 94 (9.59%) Express
19 93 (9.49%) jQuery
20 90 (9.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 197 (20.10%) User Experience
2 109 (11.12%) Fintech
3 99 (10.10%) Bitcoin
4 83 (8.47%) Mobile App
5 62 (6.33%) Greenfield Project
6 42 (4.29%) Computer Science
7 28 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
7 28 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
8 24 (2.45%) Blog
9 19 (1.94%) Data Structures
10 16 (1.63%) Client/Server
11 15 (1.53%) Virtual Team
12 10 (1.02%) Algorithms
12 10 (1.02%) Animation
12 10 (1.02%) Social Media
13 9 (0.92%) Analytical Mindset
13 9 (0.92%) Cyberthreat
14 6 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 6 (0.61%) Video\Live Streaming
14 6 (0.61%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 154 (15.71%) Linux
2 57 (5.82%) VMS
3 33 (3.37%) Android
4 29 (2.96%) Apple iOS
5 16 (1.63%) Unix
6 6 (0.61%) Windows
7 4 (0.41%) CentOS
8 3 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 431 (43.98%) Front End Development
2 396 (40.41%) Agile Software Development
3 296 (30.20%) Test Automation
4 257 (26.22%) TDD
5 164 (16.73%) DevOps
6 156 (15.92%) BDD
7 149 (15.20%) Software Engineering
7 149 (15.20%) Web Development
8 124 (12.65%) Scrum
9 104 (10.61%) API Development
10 94 (9.59%) API Design
11 91 (9.29%) Open Source
11 91 (9.29%) Problem-Solving
12 89 (9.08%) Continuous Integration
13 85 (8.67%) OO
14 82 (8.37%) Unit Testing
15 78 (7.96%) Microservices
16 67 (6.84%) Identity Management
17 66 (6.73%) E-Commerce
18 64 (6.53%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 833 (85.00%) JavaScript
2 210 (21.43%) Java
3 208 (21.22%) SQL
4 153 (15.61%) TypeScript
5 114 (11.63%) ES7
6 104 (10.61%) Python
7 98 (10.00%) Solidity
8 75 (7.65%) PHP
9 69 (7.04%) Java 8
10 64 (6.53%) Ruby
11 48 (4.90%) Scala
12 45 (4.59%) C#
13 36 (3.67%) C++
14 26 (2.65%) Go
15 24 (2.45%) Objective-C
16 23 (2.35%) Apple Swift
17 18 (1.84%) Rust
18 17 (1.73%) Elixir
18 17 (1.73%) Haskell
19 16 (1.63%) Lua
Qualifications
1 98 (10.00%) Degree
2 23 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.10%) PhD
4 1 (0.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (9.49%) QA
2 36 (3.67%) GCP
3 5 (0.51%) WCAG
4 4 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 221 (22.55%) Docker
2 80 (8.16%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 95 (9.69%) Kubernetes
2 63 (6.43%) Docker Swarm
3 15 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (1.22%) Ansible
4 12 (1.22%) Puppet
5 4 (0.41%) Mesos
6 2 (0.20%) Apache Shiro
6 2 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 41 (4.18%) Splunk
2 36 (3.67%) Adobe
2 36 (3.67%) AppDynamics
3 31 (3.16%) Google
4 30 (3.06%) Foundry
5 15 (1.53%) Capita
6 13 (1.33%) VMware
7 12 (1.22%) Microsoft
8 11 (1.12%) Cypress Semiconductor
9 9 (0.92%) Facebook
10 8 (0.82%) Cognizant
11 6 (0.61%) Rackspace
11 6 (0.61%) Zend
12 5 (0.51%) Atlassian
12 5 (0.51%) IBM
13 4 (0.41%) Twitter
13 4 (0.41%) Xamarin
14 3 (0.31%) New Relic
14 3 (0.31%) Red Hat
15 2 (0.20%) Sitecore