Period
to 7 April 2020

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 7 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ECMAScript 2015 (JavaScript ES2015, ES6)
England > South East
6 months to
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 266 331 384
Rank change year-on-year +65 +53 +129
Permanent jobs citing ES6 182 204 183
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.87% 0.76% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.55% 1.37% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 152 192 148
Median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -8.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,900 £64,875
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +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 11,726 14,849 18,578
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 55.89% 55.51% 58.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9,988 12,741 16,163
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 7 April 2020.

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 7 April 2020. 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
Hampshire +31 60 £43,000 +14.67% 2
Thames Valley +8 50 £55,500 +5.71% 14
East Sussex +33 49 £50,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +34 26 £43,000 +22.86% 6
Berkshire +25 24 £65,000 +23.81% 6
West Sussex +22 12 £47,500 +26.67%
Surrey +49 10 £62,500 +47.06% 3
Buckinghamshire +4 4 £41,000 -13.68% 2
Kent +3 1 £45,000 -
ES6
England

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, 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.

1 175 (96.15%) JavaScript
2 120 (65.93%) CSS
3 103 (56.59%) HTML
4 97 (53.30%) Front End Development
5 95 (52.20%) Sass
6 86 (47.25%) React
7 79 (43.41%) AngularJS
8 77 (42.31%) Node.js
9 76 (41.76%) Agile Software Development
10 70 (38.46%) Git (software)
11 66 (36.26%) HTML5
12 63 (34.62%) TypeScript
13 56 (30.77%) CSS3
14 55 (30.22%) webpack
15 46 (25.27%) User Experience
16 43 (23.63%) Web Development
17 40 (21.98%) Vue.js
18 39 (21.43%) LESS
19 32 (17.58%) jQuery
20 31 (17.03%) PHP
21 30 (16.48%) gulp
22 29 (15.93%) Redux
22 29 (15.93%) .NET
23 27 (14.84%) Python
24 25 (13.74%) npm
25 24 (13.19%) TDD
26 23 (12.64%) Docker
27 22 (12.09%) Jest
27 22 (12.09%) Software Engineering
27 22 (12.09%) SQL

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 16 (8.79%) WordPress
2 10 (5.49%) Apache
2 10 (5.49%) CMS
3 4 (2.20%) nginx
4 3 (1.65%) Drupal
5 2 (1.10%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.55%) ArcGIS
6 1 (0.55%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 8 (4.40%) Adobe XD
Cloud Services
1 25 (13.74%) npm
2 17 (9.34%) SaaS
2 17 (9.34%) Serverless
3 16 (8.79%) GitHub
4 10 (5.49%) Yarn
5 8 (4.40%) Azure
6 6 (3.30%) AWS
7 3 (1.65%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (1.65%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.10%) GCP
9 1 (0.55%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.75%) SSH
2 4 (2.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.95%) MySQL
1 9 (4.95%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (3.85%) Big Data
2 7 (3.85%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (1.65%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (1.65%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.10%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.55%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.55%) GIS
Development Applications
1 70 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 55 (30.22%) webpack
3 30 (16.48%) gulp
4 13 (7.14%) Grunt
5 11 (6.04%) Bitbucket
5 11 (6.04%) Jasmine
6 10 (5.49%) ESLint
6 10 (5.49%) Visual Studio Code
7 9 (4.95%) Babel
8 8 (4.40%) CircleCI
8 8 (4.40%) Mocha
9 7 (3.85%) GitLab
9 7 (3.85%) Subversion
9 7 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (3.85%) Visual Studio
10 4 (2.20%) Jenkins
11 2 (1.10%) Bitbucket Server
11 2 (1.10%) JIRA
12 1 (0.55%) Balsamiq
General
1 16 (8.79%) Finance
2 6 (3.30%) Games
3 3 (1.65%) Marketing
4 2 (1.10%) Advertising
5 1 (0.55%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.55%) Police
5 1 (0.55%) Retail
5 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 160 (87.91%) Developer
2 72 (39.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 36 (19.78%) Full Stack Developer
4 21 (11.54%) JavaScript Developer
4 21 (11.54%) UI Developer
5 19 (10.44%) Senior Developer
6 15 (8.24%) Angular Developer
7 14 (7.69%) PHP Developer
7 14 (7.69%) React Developer
8 12 (6.59%) Lead Developer
8 12 (6.59%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 10 (5.49%) Software Engineer
10 8 (4.40%) Senior Software Engineer
11 6 (3.30%) Web Developer
12 5 (2.75%) WordPress Developer
13 4 (2.20%) .NET Developer
13 4 (2.20%) Backend Developer
13 4 (2.20%) UI/UX Developer
13 4 (2.20%) UX Developer
14 3 (1.65%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (65.93%) CSS
2 103 (56.59%) HTML
3 95 (52.20%) Sass
4 86 (47.25%) React
5 79 (43.41%) AngularJS
6 77 (42.31%) Node.js
7 66 (36.26%) HTML5
8 56 (30.77%) CSS3
9 40 (21.98%) Vue.js
10 39 (21.43%) LESS
11 32 (17.58%) jQuery
12 29 (15.93%) .NET
12 29 (15.93%) Redux
13 22 (12.09%) Jest
14 20 (10.99%) Angular 2
14 20 (10.99%) Laravel
15 18 (9.89%) RESTful
16 15 (8.24%) REST
17 13 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
17 13 (7.14%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 46 (25.27%) User Experience
2 7 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (2.75%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (1.65%) Graphic Design
5 2 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.55%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.55%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.55%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.04%) Linux
2 3 (1.65%) Android
2 3 (1.65%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.10%) Windows
4 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (53.30%) Front End Development
2 76 (41.76%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (23.63%) Web Development
4 24 (13.19%) TDD
5 22 (12.09%) Software Engineering
6 18 (9.89%) Problem-Solving
7 17 (9.34%) Computer Science
8 16 (8.79%) Workflow
9 13 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (7.14%) Test Automation
10 11 (6.04%) API Development
10 11 (6.04%) BDD
10 11 (6.04%) Decision-Making
11 9 (4.95%) Content Management
11 9 (4.95%) DevOps
12 8 (4.40%) Fintech
12 8 (4.40%) Kanban
12 8 (4.40%) Project Delivery
12 8 (4.40%) Responsive Web Design
13 7 (3.85%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 175 (96.15%) JavaScript
2 63 (34.62%) TypeScript
3 31 (17.03%) PHP
4 27 (14.84%) Python
5 22 (12.09%) SQL
6 20 (10.99%) ES7
7 13 (7.14%) C#
7 13 (7.14%) Ruby
8 5 (2.75%) Java
9 1 (0.55%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 10 (5.49%) Degree
2 7 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.10%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.59%) QA
2 8 (4.40%) WCAG
System Software
1 23 (12.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (3.30%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.65%) Ansible
3 2 (1.10%) Docker Swarm
3 2 (1.10%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (3.85%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.65%) Atlassian
2 3 (1.65%) Google
3 2 (1.10%) hybris
3 2 (1.10%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.55%) Netlify
4 1 (0.55%) WooCommerce