Period
to 20 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 20 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ECMAScript 2015 (JavaScript ES2015, ES6)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 272 330 419
Rank change year-on-year +58 +89 +142
Permanent jobs citing ES6 257 227 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.02% 0.79% 0.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.89% 1.40% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 225 204 116
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,650 £30,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £63,125
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% -

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 the South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 13,575 16,180 17,371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 53.94% 56.26% 56.72%
Number of salaries quoted 11,786 14,034 15,152
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

ES6
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing ES6 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for ES6 in the South East

ES6
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for ES6 in the South East

ES6
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ES6 in the South East over the 6 months to 20 November 2019.

Salary histogram for ES6 in the South East

ES6
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ES6 within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 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
Thames Valley +93 130 £60,000 +33.33% 16
Berkshire +78 71 £65,000 +44.44% 7
East Sussex +45 64 £47,500 +5.56% 3
Buckinghamshire +17 48 £50,000 +17.65% 2
Hampshire +2 43 £43,000 -9.47% 5
Oxfordshire +25 15 £43,000 -27.73% 7
Surrey 0 12 £52,500 +23.53% 5
West Sussex +2 4 - - 1
Kent -16 4 £40,000 -11.11% 1
ES6
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 South East region with a requirement for ES6.

1 253 (98.44%) JavaScript
2 147 (57.20%) CSS
3 142 (55.25%) React
4 125 (48.64%) HTML
5 124 (48.25%) Git (software)
6 121 (47.08%) Node.js
7 118 (45.91%) AngularJS
8 114 (44.36%) Front End Development
9 102 (39.69%) webpack
10 96 (37.35%) Sass
11 94 (36.58%) Agile Software Development
12 80 (31.13%) Scrum
13 71 (27.63%) CSS3
14 69 (26.85%) Docker
14 69 (26.85%) JIRA
15 62 (24.12%) Microservices
15 62 (24.12%) HTML5
16 60 (23.35%) Confluence
17 59 (22.96%) Vue.js
18 58 (22.57%) TypeScript
18 58 (22.57%) Java
19 55 (21.40%) npm
20 52 (20.23%) .NET
20 52 (20.23%) jQuery
20 52 (20.23%) Spring
21 51 (19.84%) Enzyme
21 51 (19.84%) ES7
22 46 (17.90%) TDD
23 45 (17.51%) Software Engineering
23 45 (17.51%) LESS

ES6
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 60 (23.35%) Confluence
2 30 (11.67%) CMS
2 30 (11.67%) WordPress
3 21 (8.17%) Sitecore CMS
4 20 (7.78%) Drupal
5 18 (7.00%) SugarCRM
6 5 (1.95%) Apache Solr
7 4 (1.56%) nginx
8 1 (0.39%) Apache
8 1 (0.39%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.39%) Kentico
8 1 (0.39%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (6.23%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Magento
1 1 (0.39%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 55 (21.40%) npm
2 31 (12.06%) Serverless
3 30 (11.67%) Azure
4 27 (10.51%) SaaS
5 22 (8.56%) Yarn
6 21 (8.17%) GitHub
7 19 (7.39%) AWS
8 18 (7.00%) GCP
9 6 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
11 2 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.78%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (0.78%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (16.34%) MongoDB
2 37 (14.40%) PostgreSQL
3 34 (13.23%) Redis
4 10 (3.89%) NoSQL
5 9 (3.50%) MySQL
6 7 (2.72%) SQL Server
7 6 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (1.56%) Big Data
8 4 (1.56%) Geospatial Data
8 4 (1.56%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.78%) GIS
10 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 124 (48.25%) Git (software)
2 102 (39.69%) webpack
3 69 (26.85%) JIRA
4 42 (16.34%) Selenium
5 40 (15.56%) Babel
6 37 (14.40%) Cucumber
7 35 (13.62%) gulp
7 35 (13.62%) Jenkins
8 31 (12.06%) Mocha
9 27 (10.51%) Jasmine
10 21 (8.17%) CircleCI
11 16 (6.23%) Grunt
12 15 (5.84%) Bitbucket
13 14 (5.45%) Visual Studio Code
14 12 (4.67%) Maven
15 11 (4.28%) Team Foundation Server
16 10 (3.89%) Subversion
17 9 (3.50%) GitLab
17 9 (3.50%) Visual Studio
18 6 (2.33%) Mockito
General
1 43 (16.73%) Retail
2 29 (11.28%) Finance
3 12 (4.67%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.28%) Public Sector
5 8 (3.11%) Marketing
6 7 (2.72%) Electronics
6 7 (2.72%) Manufacturing
7 5 (1.95%) Advertising
8 2 (0.78%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 192 (74.71%) Developer
2 78 (30.35%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 69 (26.85%) JavaScript Developer
4 45 (17.51%) React Developer
4 45 (17.51%) UI Developer
5 37 (14.40%) Senior Developer
6 27 (10.51%) Full Stack Developer
7 26 (10.12%) Software Engineer
8 23 (8.95%) Angular Developer
9 21 (8.17%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 17 (6.61%) Senior Software Engineer
11 13 (5.06%) .NET Developer
11 13 (5.06%) Lead Developer
12 12 (4.67%) Node.js Developer
13 9 (3.50%) DevOps Engineer
14 8 (3.11%) Lead DevOps
14 8 (3.11%) Software Developer
15 7 (2.72%) Java Engineer
15 7 (2.72%) Senior Full Stack Developer
16 6 (2.33%) UI Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (57.20%) CSS
2 142 (55.25%) React
3 125 (48.64%) HTML
4 121 (47.08%) Node.js
5 118 (45.91%) AngularJS
6 96 (37.35%) Sass
7 71 (27.63%) CSS3
8 62 (24.12%) HTML5
9 59 (22.96%) Vue.js
10 52 (20.23%) .NET
10 52 (20.23%) jQuery
10 52 (20.23%) Spring
11 51 (19.84%) Enzyme
12 45 (17.51%) LESS
13 41 (15.95%) Jest
13 41 (15.95%) Redux
14 40 (15.56%) Kafka
15 26 (10.12%) Chai
16 17 (6.61%) RESTful
17 16 (6.23%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 32 (12.45%) User Experience
2 13 (5.06%) iPad
3 4 (1.56%) Cloud Native
3 4 (1.56%) Renewable Energy
4 3 (1.17%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.17%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (1.17%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.17%) Virtual Team
5 2 (0.78%) Algorithms
5 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.78%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.39%) Digital Signage
6 1 (0.39%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.39%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.39%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.39%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.39%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.33%) Unix
2 4 (1.56%) Android
2 4 (1.56%) Apple iOS
2 4 (1.56%) Linux
3 2 (0.78%) Mac OS
3 2 (0.78%) Windows
4 1 (0.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (44.36%) Front End Development
2 94 (36.58%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (31.13%) Scrum
4 62 (24.12%) Microservices
5 46 (17.90%) TDD
6 45 (17.51%) Software Engineering
7 35 (13.62%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (13.23%) Burndown Charts
8 34 (13.23%) Planning Poker
8 34 (13.23%) Sprint Planning
8 34 (13.23%) Technology Roadmap
8 34 (13.23%) Test Automation
9 28 (10.89%) Content Management
9 28 (10.89%) Continuous Delivery
10 27 (10.51%) DevOps
10 27 (10.51%) Kanban
11 25 (9.73%) B2B
12 21 (8.17%) B2C
12 21 (8.17%) Problem-Solving
12 21 (8.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 253 (98.44%) JavaScript
2 58 (22.57%) Java
2 58 (22.57%) TypeScript
3 51 (19.84%) ES7
4 35 (13.62%) Python
5 32 (12.45%) C#
6 27 (10.51%) PHP
7 15 (5.84%) SQL
8 8 (3.11%) Java 8
9 6 (2.33%) Kotlin
10 1 (0.39%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.39%) C
10 1 (0.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (7.39%) Degree
2 12 (4.67%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.89%) WCAG
2 3 (1.17%) QA
System Software
1 69 (26.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 40 (15.56%) Marathon
1 40 (15.56%) Mesos
2 22 (8.56%) Kubernetes
3 19 (7.39%) Ansible
4 18 (7.00%) Docker Swarm
4 18 (7.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (8.17%) Sitecore
2 20 (7.78%) hybris
3 7 (2.72%) Google
3 7 (2.72%) SAP
4 6 (2.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.56%) Oracle
6 2 (0.78%) BT
7 1 (0.39%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.39%) WooCommerce