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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 22 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ECMAScript 2015 (JavaScript ES2015, ES6)
England > South East
6 months to
22 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 355 250 264
Rank change year-on-year -105 +14 +59
Permanent jobs citing ES6 129 142 148
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.64% 1.05% 0.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.28% 1.86% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 100 129 116
10th Percentile £37,500 £28,750 £28,750
25th Percentile £47,188 £42,500 £33,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £66,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £65,000 £73,125
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%

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 10,108 7,615 9,410
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 50.12% 56.05% 56.21%
Number of salaries quoted 6,453 6,205 8,019
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

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 22 May 2022.

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 22 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Thames Valley -18 76 £60,000 -4.00% 4
Buckinghamshire -25 28 £77,500 -
East Sussex +15 25 £65,000 +54.76% 1
Oxfordshire -12 24 £50,000 - 1
Berkshire -36 24 £60,000 -4.00% 3
Hampshire -81 14 £46,250 -2.63% 1
Surrey -70 6 £52,500 +31.25%
Kent -56 2 £27,500 -9.84%
ES6
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2022, 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.

1 126 (97.67%) JavaScript
2 90 (69.77%) React
3 75 (58.14%) HTML
3 75 (58.14%) CSS
4 67 (51.94%) Agile
5 66 (51.16%) Node.js
6 54 (41.86%) Git (software)
7 49 (37.98%) Sass
8 48 (37.21%) HTML5
9 45 (34.88%) Front End Development
10 37 (28.68%) User Experience
11 36 (27.91%) Test Automation
12 32 (24.81%) Web Development
13 29 (22.48%) TypeScript
13 29 (22.48%) Docker
13 29 (22.48%) Full Stack Development
14 28 (21.71%) MySQL
15 27 (20.93%) AngularJS
16 26 (20.16%) Accessibility
17 25 (19.38%) CI/CD
17 25 (19.38%) Greenfield Project
17 25 (19.38%) CSS3
18 23 (17.83%) JIRA
18 23 (17.83%) Drupal
18 23 (17.83%) WordPress
19 22 (17.05%) Vue.js
19 22 (17.05%) Redux
19 22 (17.05%) webpack
20 21 (16.28%) Azure
21 20 (15.50%) 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 23 (17.83%) Drupal
1 23 (17.83%) WordPress
2 18 (13.95%) CMS
3 8 (6.20%) Confluence
4 5 (3.88%) GeoServer
4 5 (3.88%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.78%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (4.65%) Adobe Illustrator
2 5 (3.88%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.78%) Adobe XD
3 1 (0.78%) FileZilla
3 1 (0.78%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 21 (16.28%) Azure
2 20 (15.50%) AWS
3 11 (8.53%) npm
4 7 (5.43%) GitHub
5 5 (3.88%) Amazon SQS
5 5 (3.88%) AWS Lambda
5 5 (3.88%) SaaS
5 5 (3.88%) Serverless
6 3 (2.33%) Google Analytics
7 2 (1.55%) GitHub Actions
7 2 (1.55%) Vercel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.98%) Asterisk PBX
2 5 (3.88%) Internet
3 1 (0.78%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (21.71%) MySQL
2 10 (7.75%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (4.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.78%) Redis
Development Applications
1 54 (41.86%) Git (software)
2 23 (17.83%) JIRA
3 22 (17.05%) webpack
4 19 (14.73%) Browser DevTools
5 18 (13.95%) Xdebug
6 7 (5.43%) Babel
6 7 (5.43%) Bitbucket
7 6 (4.65%) gulp
8 5 (3.88%) Cypress.io
8 5 (3.88%) ESLint
8 5 (3.88%) Grunt
8 5 (3.88%) Maven
9 2 (1.55%) GitLab
9 2 (1.55%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.55%) SonarQube
9 2 (1.55%) Storybook
10 1 (0.78%) Ant
10 1 (0.78%) git-flow
10 1 (0.78%) Sublime Text
General
1 19 (14.73%) Marketing
2 13 (10.08%) Social Skills
3 8 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.88%) Organisational Skills
4 5 (3.88%) Public Sector
5 3 (2.33%) Games
5 3 (2.33%) Retail
6 1 (0.78%) Finance
6 1 (0.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 124 (96.12%) Developer
2 42 (32.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 36 (27.91%) React Developer
4 32 (24.81%) JavaScript Developer
5 30 (23.26%) Senior Developer
6 29 (22.48%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 21 (16.28%) Web Developer
8 16 (12.40%) Senior React Developer
9 11 (8.53%) Junior
9 11 (8.53%) Junior Developer
9 11 (8.53%) Mobile Developer
10 9 (6.98%) Node.js Developer
11 5 (3.88%) Angular Developer
11 5 (3.88%) DevOps Developer
11 5 (3.88%) Java Developer
11 5 (3.88%) Junior Java Developer
12 4 (3.10%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 4 (3.10%) Software Engineer
13 2 (1.55%) Junior Web Developer
13 2 (1.55%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (69.77%) React
2 75 (58.14%) CSS
2 75 (58.14%) HTML
3 66 (51.16%) Node.js
4 49 (37.98%) Sass
5 48 (37.21%) HTML5
6 27 (20.93%) AngularJS
7 25 (19.38%) CSS3
8 22 (17.05%) Redux
8 22 (17.05%) Vue.js
9 19 (14.73%) React Native
10 18 (13.95%) REST
10 18 (13.95%) Ruby on Rails
10 18 (13.95%) Sinatra
11 17 (13.18%) MobX
12 10 (7.75%) jQuery
13 7 (5.43%) GraphQL
13 7 (5.43%) Jest
13 7 (5.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (4.65%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (28.68%) User Experience
2 25 (19.38%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (8.53%) Mobile App
4 6 (4.65%) Graphic Design
4 6 (4.65%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.55%) NHS
5 2 (1.55%) PropTech
6 1 (0.78%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.53%) Android
1 11 (8.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (51.94%) Agile
2 45 (34.88%) Front End Development
3 36 (27.91%) Test Automation
4 32 (24.81%) Web Development
5 29 (22.48%) Full Stack Development
6 25 (19.38%) CI/CD
7 20 (15.50%) OWASP
7 20 (15.50%) Secure Coding
8 19 (14.73%) Waterfall
9 18 (13.95%) Project Management
9 18 (13.95%) Prototyping
10 17 (13.18%) Scrum
10 17 (13.18%) UX Design
11 16 (12.40%) Unit Testing
12 14 (10.85%) Problem-Solving
13 12 (9.30%) Mobile Development
14 11 (8.53%) Android Development
14 11 (8.53%) iOS Development
14 11 (8.53%) Mobile Application Development
14 11 (8.53%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 126 (97.67%) JavaScript
2 29 (22.48%) TypeScript
3 18 (13.95%) Java
3 18 (13.95%) Ruby
4 14 (10.85%) PHP
5 12 (9.30%) Apple Swift
5 12 (9.30%) Objective-C
6 9 (6.98%) Bash
6 9 (6.98%) Perl
6 9 (6.98%) Python
7 3 (2.33%) ES7
8 2 (1.55%) C
8 2 (1.55%) C++
9 1 (0.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (3.88%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (3.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (20.16%) Accessibility
2 6 (4.65%) WCAG
System Software
1 29 (22.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.88%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (4.65%) Adobe
1 6 (4.65%) Google
2 5 (3.88%) Atlassian
2 5 (3.88%) Sencha
2 5 (3.88%) Zend
3 1 (0.78%) Apple