Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ECMAScript 2015 (JavaScript ES2015, ES6)
England > South East
6 months to
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 323 225 278
Rank change year-on-year -98 +53 +75
Permanent jobs citing ES6 116 52 275
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.66% 0.64% 1.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.23% 1.11% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 104 51 232
10th Percentile £28,750 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £38,250 £35,625 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,750 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.38% - +16.67%
75th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £67,500
90th Percentile " £77,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £56,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -6.25% -

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 9,428 4,704 13,770
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 53.88% 58.09% 53.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6,886 4,103 11,916
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £28,750
25th Percentile £40,500 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +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 25 September 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 25 September 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
Hampshire -84 34 £50,000 -16.67% 5
Thames Valley -95 31 £57,500 +4.55% 4
Berkshire -64 27 £57,500 -4.17% 1
East Sussex - 23 £65,000 - 2
Surrey -65 11 £40,000 -36.00% 3
Kent - 10 £30,500 -
Buckinghamshire -59 3 £39,000 +4.00% 3
West Sussex -20 1 £52,500 +10.53%
Oxfordshire -40 1 - -
ES6
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 112 (96.55%) JavaScript
2 84 (72.41%) React
3 77 (66.38%) Node.js
4 66 (56.90%) HTML
5 57 (49.14%) CSS
6 54 (46.55%) Sass
6 54 (46.55%) Front End Development
7 44 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
8 43 (37.07%) Git (software)
9 39 (33.62%) HTML5
10 35 (30.17%) Docker
10 35 (30.17%) Full Stack Development
11 34 (29.31%) Redux
12 31 (26.72%) Vue.js
12 31 (26.72%) Problem-Solving
13 29 (25.00%) User Experience
14 26 (22.41%) CSS3
15 25 (21.55%) TypeScript
16 24 (20.69%) AWS
16 24 (20.69%) jQuery
17 23 (19.83%) Web Development
17 23 (19.83%) npm
18 22 (18.97%) PHP
19 21 (18.10%) GitHub
19 21 (18.10%) Social Skills
20 20 (17.24%) Microservices
20 20 (17.24%) OOP
21 19 (16.38%) REST
21 19 (16.38%) Unit Testing
22 18 (15.52%) JIRA

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 (6.03%) WordPress
2 6 (5.17%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.45%) CMS
4 3 (2.59%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.72%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.86%) Drupal
6 1 (0.86%) Headless CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 24 (20.69%) AWS
2 23 (19.83%) npm
3 21 (18.10%) GitHub
4 18 (15.52%) SaaS
5 14 (12.07%) Serverless
6 13 (11.21%) Amazon S3
7 7 (6.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 7 (6.03%) Amazon Cognito
7 7 (6.03%) Amazon Kinesis
7 7 (6.03%) Amazon SQS
7 7 (6.03%) AWS CloudFormation
7 7 (6.03%) AWS Lambda
7 7 (6.03%) PaaS
7 7 (6.03%) Yarn
8 6 (5.17%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (5.17%) OpenShift
8 6 (5.17%) Route 53
9 5 (4.31%) Asana
9 5 (4.31%) Trello
10 4 (3.45%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.34%) HTTP
1 12 (10.34%) Internet
2 7 (6.03%) DNS
3 1 (0.86%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 13 (11.21%) MySQL
3 8 (6.90%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (6.90%) NoSQL
4 7 (6.03%) Data Lake
4 7 (6.03%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 43 (37.07%) Git (software)
2 18 (15.52%) JIRA
3 14 (12.07%) webpack
4 11 (9.48%) Bitbucket
4 11 (9.48%) Jenkins
5 10 (8.62%) Storybook
6 8 (6.90%) Maven
7 6 (5.17%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.59%) git-flow
9 2 (1.72%) CircleCI
9 2 (1.72%) GitLab
10 1 (0.86%) ESLint
10 1 (0.86%) Mocha
General
1 21 (18.10%) Social Skills
2 7 (6.03%) Finance
2 7 (6.03%) Wearables
3 1 (0.86%) Games
3 1 (0.86%) Marketing
3 1 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 110 (94.83%) Developer
2 43 (37.07%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 29 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 26 (22.41%) Full Stack Developer
5 20 (17.24%) React Developer
6 17 (14.66%) Software Developer
7 15 (12.93%) Ruby Developer
8 11 (9.48%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 11 (9.48%) Software Engineer
9 9 (7.76%) Senior Developer
10 8 (6.90%) Web Developer
11 6 (5.17%) Backend Developer
11 6 (5.17%) Java Developer
11 6 (5.17%) Junior
11 6 (5.17%) Junior Developer
11 6 (5.17%) Junior WordPress Developer
11 6 (5.17%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 6 (5.17%) WordPress Developer
12 5 (4.31%) JavaScript Engineer
12 5 (4.31%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (72.41%) React
2 77 (66.38%) Node.js
3 66 (56.90%) HTML
4 57 (49.14%) CSS
5 54 (46.55%) Sass
6 39 (33.62%) HTML5
7 34 (29.31%) Redux
8 31 (26.72%) Vue.js
9 26 (22.41%) CSS3
10 24 (20.69%) jQuery
11 19 (16.38%) REST
12 18 (15.52%) AngularJS
13 15 (12.93%) GraphQL
13 15 (12.93%) Jest
13 15 (12.93%) React Native
13 15 (12.93%) Ruby on Rails
13 15 (12.93%) Sinatra
14 11 (9.48%) Express
14 11 (9.48%) Vuex
15 10 (8.62%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (25.00%) User Experience
2 14 (12.07%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (6.90%) Cloud Native
4 7 (6.03%) Mobile App
5 6 (5.17%) BYOD
6 4 (3.45%) Legacy Code
7 2 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.31%) Android
1 5 (4.31%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (46.55%) Front End Development
2 44 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (30.17%) Full Stack Development
4 31 (26.72%) Problem-Solving
5 23 (19.83%) Web Development
6 20 (17.24%) Microservices
6 20 (17.24%) OOP
7 19 (16.38%) Unit Testing
8 17 (14.66%) TDD
9 16 (13.79%) Scrum
9 16 (13.79%) Software Engineering
10 15 (12.93%) Computer Science
10 15 (12.93%) Software Architecture
11 14 (12.07%) DevOps
12 13 (11.21%) Integration Testing
13 12 (10.34%) E-Commerce
14 11 (9.48%) Web Application Development
15 9 (7.76%) API Development
15 9 (7.76%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (7.76%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 112 (96.55%) JavaScript
2 25 (21.55%) TypeScript
3 22 (18.97%) PHP
4 15 (12.93%) Java
4 15 (12.93%) Ruby
4 15 (12.93%) SQL
5 8 (6.90%) ES7
6 7 (6.03%) Python
7 6 (5.17%) Bash Shell
8 5 (4.31%) Apple Swift
8 5 (4.31%) Objective-C
9 4 (3.45%) C#
10 2 (1.72%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (7.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.72%) Accessibility
1 2 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 35 (30.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (5.17%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (5.17%) Sage
1 6 (5.17%) Zend
2 3 (2.59%) Atlassian
3 2 (1.72%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.86%) Google