Period
to 14 June 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 14 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ECMAScript 2015 (JavaScript ES2015, ES6)
England > South East
6 months to
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 265 266 314
Rank change year-on-year +1 +48 +45
Permanent jobs citing ES6 138 125 215
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.93% 0.84% 0.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.67% 1.49% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 127 104 169
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £29,650
25th Percentile £42,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £63,750 £64,938 £63,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £73,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £61,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.67% +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 the South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 8,278 8,402 14,378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 55.77% 56.19% 54.85%
Number of salaries quoted 6,398 7,175 12,341
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,475 £35,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,900 £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 14 June 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 14 June 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 +7 52 £62,500 +3.31% 7
Berkshire +25 50 £62,500 -3.85% 6
Hampshire -17 39 £47,500 +25.00% 1
Surrey +5 20 £40,000 -38.46% 2
West Sussex 0 8 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Kent - 8 £30,500 -
East Sussex -29 5 £65,000 +21.50% 2
Buckinghamshire +8 1 - -
Oxfordshire -13 1 £50,000 - 1
ES6
England

For the 6 months to 14 June 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.

1 128 (92.75%) JavaScript
2 91 (65.94%) React
3 89 (64.49%) Node.js
4 82 (59.42%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (52.17%) Git (software)
6 69 (50.00%) Front End Development
7 65 (47.10%) HTML
8 59 (42.75%) CSS
9 46 (33.33%) User Experience
10 44 (31.88%) TypeScript
11 40 (28.99%) Redux
12 33 (23.91%) Problem-Solving
12 33 (23.91%) React Native
12 33 (23.91%) Unit Testing
13 32 (23.19%) JIRA
13 32 (23.19%) jQuery
13 32 (23.19%) AWS
13 32 (23.19%) Docker
13 32 (23.19%) Greenfield Project
14 30 (21.74%) Sass
15 29 (21.01%) GitHub
16 27 (19.57%) PHP
17 26 (18.84%) Microservices
18 25 (18.12%) Java
18 25 (18.12%) Web Development
19 24 (17.39%) CSS3
19 24 (17.39%) HTML5
19 24 (17.39%) Vue.js
20 23 (16.67%) MySQL
20 23 (16.67%) OOP

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 7 (5.07%) Tomcat
2 6 (4.35%) WordPress
3 4 (2.90%) CMS
4 2 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.45%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.72%) Apache
5 1 (0.72%) Headless CMS
5 1 (0.72%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (1.45%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (1.45%) Adobe XD
1 2 (1.45%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.72%) Sketch
2 1 (0.72%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 6 (4.35%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 32 (23.19%) AWS
2 29 (21.01%) GitHub
3 18 (13.04%) SaaS
4 11 (7.97%) Azure
5 10 (7.25%) Amazon SQS
5 10 (7.25%) AWS Lambda
5 10 (7.25%) Serverless
6 9 (6.52%) npm
6 9 (6.52%) Route 53
7 7 (5.07%) GCP
8 6 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (4.35%) Amazon S3
8 6 (4.35%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (4.35%) Firebase
9 5 (3.62%) PaaS
10 3 (2.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 3 (2.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 3 (2.17%) AWS CloudTrail
10 3 (2.17%) CloudFront
10 3 (2.17%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.42%) Internet
2 7 (5.07%) HTTP
3 6 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.67%) MySQL
2 7 (5.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 4 (2.90%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.90%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 72 (52.17%) Git (software)
2 32 (23.19%) JIRA
3 19 (13.77%) Bitbucket
4 13 (9.42%) Jenkins
5 7 (5.07%) Maven
6 5 (3.62%) webpack
7 3 (2.17%) gulp
8 2 (1.45%) CircleCI
8 2 (1.45%) git-flow
8 2 (1.45%) Storybook
8 2 (1.45%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.72%) Cypress.io
9 1 (0.72%) ESLint
9 1 (0.72%) GitLab
9 1 (0.72%) Selenium
General
1 21 (15.22%) Social Skills
2 10 (7.25%) Finance
3 9 (6.52%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (3.62%) Games
5 3 (2.17%) Public Sector
5 3 (2.17%) Retail
6 2 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.45%) Local Government
6 2 (1.45%) Wearables
7 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 109 (78.99%) Developer
2 51 (36.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 32 (23.19%) React Developer
4 22 (15.94%) JavaScript Developer
5 15 (10.87%) Mobile Developer
6 12 (8.70%) Software Developer
7 9 (6.52%) Junior
7 9 (6.52%) Junior Developer
8 8 (5.80%) Architect
8 8 (5.80%) Technical Architect
8 8 (5.80%) Web Developer
9 7 (5.07%) Java Developer
9 7 (5.07%) Lead Architect
9 7 (5.07%) Technical Leader
10 6 (4.35%) Junior WordPress Developer
10 6 (4.35%) Lead Developer
10 6 (4.35%) WordPress Developer
11 4 (2.90%) DevOps Engineer
11 4 (2.90%) Full Stack Developer
11 4 (2.90%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (65.94%) React
2 89 (64.49%) Node.js
3 65 (47.10%) HTML
4 59 (42.75%) CSS
5 40 (28.99%) Redux
6 33 (23.91%) React Native
7 32 (23.19%) jQuery
8 30 (21.74%) Sass
9 24 (17.39%) CSS3
9 24 (17.39%) HTML5
9 24 (17.39%) Vue.js
10 17 (12.32%) Symfony
11 16 (11.59%) RESTful
12 14 (10.14%) Laravel
13 12 (8.70%) REST
14 11 (7.97%) AngularJS
15 8 (5.80%) GraphQL
15 8 (5.80%) Jest
16 7 (5.07%) Spring
16 7 (5.07%) Vuex
Miscellaneous
1 46 (33.33%) User Experience
2 32 (23.19%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (11.59%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.35%) BYOD
5 5 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.17%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.17%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.45%) Home Automation
8 1 (0.72%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.72%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.72%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.59%) Android
1 16 (11.59%) Apple iOS
2 5 (3.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (59.42%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (50.00%) Front End Development
3 33 (23.91%) Problem-Solving
3 33 (23.91%) Unit Testing
4 26 (18.84%) Microservices
5 25 (18.12%) Web Development
6 23 (16.67%) OOP
7 19 (13.77%) Computer Science
8 18 (13.04%) Scrum
9 17 (12.32%) DevOps
9 17 (12.32%) E-Commerce
9 17 (12.32%) Software Architecture
10 15 (10.87%) Android Development
10 15 (10.87%) iOS Development
10 15 (10.87%) Mobile Application Development
10 15 (10.87%) Mobile Development
11 13 (9.42%) API Development
11 13 (9.42%) Web Design
12 12 (8.70%) Web Application Development
13 11 (7.97%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 128 (92.75%) JavaScript
2 44 (31.88%) TypeScript
3 27 (19.57%) PHP
4 25 (18.12%) Java
5 21 (15.22%) SQL
6 15 (10.87%) Apple Swift
6 15 (10.87%) Objective-C
7 10 (7.25%) Bash Shell
8 6 (4.35%) C#
8 6 (4.35%) Python
9 3 (2.17%) Clojure
9 3 (2.17%) ClojureScript
9 3 (2.17%) Lisp
10 2 (1.45%) Kotlin
10 2 (1.45%) Ruby
11 1 (0.72%) ES8
Qualifications
1 20 (14.49%) Degree
2 3 (2.17%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.17%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.17%) GDPR
2 1 (0.72%) Accessibility
2 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 32 (23.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (5.07%) Kubernetes
2 6 (4.35%) Terraform
3 3 (2.17%) Ansible
3 3 (2.17%) Kubeflow
Vendors
1 8 (5.80%) Google
2 6 (4.35%) Sage
2 6 (4.35%) Zend
3 2 (1.45%) Adobe
3 2 (1.45%) Apple
3 2 (1.45%) Atlassian
3 2 (1.45%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.72%) Liquidlogic