Period
to 27 February 2021

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 27 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ECMAScript 2015 (JavaScript ES2015, ES6)
England > South East
6 months to
27 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 237 285 316
Rank change year-on-year +48 +31 +68
Permanent jobs citing ES6 111 192 206
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.97% 0.85% 0.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.69% 1.54% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 107 158 190
Median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% +8.11% -7.50%
10th Percentile £35,200 £33,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,625 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +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 the South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 6,568 12,452 15,007
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 57.44% 55.04% 55.92%
Number of salaries quoted 5,647 10,665 13,179
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £71,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

ES6
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing ES6 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing ES6 in the South East.

Salary trend for ES6 in the South East

ES6
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing ES6 in the South East over the 6 months to 27 February 2021.

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 27 February 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
Thames Valley +76 54 £57,500 +4.55% 9
Berkshire +77 46 £57,500 -11.54% 8
Surrey +72 19 £35,000 -44.00% 5
Hampshire +42 18 £47,500 +10.47% 7
West Sussex +28 16 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Oxfordshire +30 5 £50,000 +7.53%
East Sussex -9 4 £45,000 -10.00%
Buckinghamshire +43 3 £75,000 +74.42% 1
ES6
England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 South East region with a requirement for ES6.

1 99 (89.19%) JavaScript
2 76 (68.47%) Front End Development
3 74 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (63.06%) Node.js
5 63 (56.76%) React
6 60 (54.05%) HTML
7 58 (52.25%) Git (software)
8 55 (49.55%) CSS
9 45 (40.54%) Redux
10 42 (37.84%) TypeScript
11 33 (29.73%) User Experience
12 32 (28.83%) Unit Testing
13 31 (27.93%) React Native
14 29 (26.13%) Vue.js
15 25 (22.52%) Greenfield Project
15 25 (22.52%) JIRA
16 22 (19.82%) Bitbucket
17 21 (18.92%) Sass
17 21 (18.92%) Degree
18 20 (18.02%) RESTful
18 20 (18.02%) Jest
19 19 (17.12%) Scrum
20 18 (16.22%) Fintech
21 17 (15.32%) jQuery
22 15 (13.51%) Software Engineering
23 14 (12.61%) AngularJS
24 13 (11.71%) Python
24 13 (11.71%) CSS3
24 13 (11.71%) Laravel
24 13 (11.71%) AWS

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 3 (2.70%) NServiceBus
2 1 (0.90%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.71%) AWS
2 12 (10.81%) Azure
3 8 (7.21%) GitHub
4 5 (4.50%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (4.50%) Firebase
4 5 (4.50%) SaaS
5 3 (2.70%) GCP
5 3 (2.70%) Google App Engine
5 3 (2.70%) npm
6 2 (1.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 2 (1.80%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 2 (1.80%) Amazon SageMaker
6 2 (1.80%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.80%) AWS CloudTrail
6 2 (1.80%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.80%) CloudFront
6 2 (1.80%) Google Play
6 2 (1.80%) PaaS
6 2 (1.80%) Route 53
6 2 (1.80%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.80%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.31%) MySQL
2 6 (5.41%) NoSQL
2 6 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.60%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.80%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (1.80%) Event Store
5 2 (1.80%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 58 (52.25%) Git (software)
2 25 (22.52%) JIRA
3 22 (19.82%) Bitbucket
4 10 (9.01%) webpack
5 6 (5.41%) Cypress.io
6 4 (3.60%) Storybook
7 3 (2.70%) Selenium
7 3 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (1.80%) Postman
8 2 (1.80%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.80%) Subversion
8 2 (1.80%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.80%) TestCafe
8 2 (1.80%) Visual Studio Code
9 1 (0.90%) Android Studio
9 1 (0.90%) RSpec
9 1 (0.90%) Xcode
General
1 8 (7.21%) Finance
1 8 (7.21%) Games
2 6 (5.41%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (2.70%) Public Sector
4 2 (1.80%) Retail
5 1 (0.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 79 (71.17%) Developer
2 47 (42.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 13 (11.71%) React Developer
4 8 (7.21%) Mobile Developer
5 7 (6.31%) Senior Developer
6 6 (5.41%) JavaScript Developer
6 6 (5.41%) Lead Developer
7 5 (4.50%) Architect
7 5 (4.50%) Junior
7 5 (4.50%) Junior Developer
7 5 (4.50%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (4.50%) Software Developer
7 5 (4.50%) Technical Architect
8 4 (3.60%) Lead Architect
8 4 (3.60%) Python Developer
8 4 (3.60%) Technical Leader
8 4 (3.60%) UI Developer
9 3 (2.70%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (2.70%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 2 (1.80%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (63.06%) Node.js
2 63 (56.76%) React
3 60 (54.05%) HTML
4 55 (49.55%) CSS
5 45 (40.54%) Redux
6 31 (27.93%) React Native
7 29 (26.13%) Vue.js
8 21 (18.92%) Sass
9 20 (18.02%) Jest
9 20 (18.02%) RESTful
10 17 (15.32%) jQuery
11 14 (12.61%) AngularJS
12 13 (11.71%) CSS3
12 13 (11.71%) HTML5
12 13 (11.71%) Laravel
13 10 (9.01%) GraphQL
13 10 (9.01%) Vuex
14 9 (8.11%) REST
15 7 (6.31%) Symfony
16 5 (4.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 33 (29.73%) User Experience
2 25 (22.52%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (9.01%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.50%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.70%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.70%) Public Cloud
5 3 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.90%) Cloud Native
7 1 (0.90%) Cybercrime
7 1 (0.90%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.90%) Life Science
7 1 (0.90%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.01%) Android
1 10 (9.01%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (68.47%) Front End Development
2 74 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (28.83%) Unit Testing
4 19 (17.12%) Scrum
5 18 (16.22%) Fintech
6 15 (13.51%) Software Engineering
7 12 (10.81%) TDD
8 11 (9.91%) Microservices
8 11 (9.91%) Responsive Web Design
9 10 (9.01%) OOP
9 10 (9.01%) Test Automation
10 9 (8.11%) Web Design
11 8 (7.21%) Android Development
11 8 (7.21%) iOS Development
11 8 (7.21%) Mobile Application Development
11 8 (7.21%) Mobile Development
12 7 (6.31%) Mentoring
12 7 (6.31%) Problem-Solving
13 6 (5.41%) Technical Leadership
14 5 (4.50%) Product Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 99 (89.19%) JavaScript
2 42 (37.84%) TypeScript
3 13 (11.71%) Python
4 12 (10.81%) SQL
5 11 (9.91%) Java
5 11 (9.91%) PHP
6 8 (7.21%) Apple Swift
6 8 (7.21%) C#
6 8 (7.21%) Objective-C
7 3 (2.70%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.70%) ES8
8 2 (1.80%) Ruby
9 1 (0.90%) C++
9 1 (0.90%) Clojure
9 1 (0.90%) ClojureScript
9 1 (0.90%) ES7
9 1 (0.90%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 21 (18.92%) Degree
2 4 (3.60%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (3.60%) SC Cleared
2 4 (3.60%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.80%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 9 (8.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (5.41%) Kubernetes
2 5 (4.50%) Terraform
3 2 (1.80%) Ansible
3 2 (1.80%) Kubeflow
Vendors
1 5 (4.50%) Atlassian
1 5 (4.50%) Google
2 3 (2.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.80%) Axosoft
3 2 (1.80%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.90%) IBM
4 1 (0.90%) Liquidlogic