Period
to 28 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 28 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ECMAScript 2015 (ES6, ES2015, JavaScript 6)
UK
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 403 769 1274
Rank change year-on-year +366 +505 +61
Permanent jobs citing ES6 1347 535 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.75% 0.27% 0.015%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.36% 0.51% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 1204 468 29
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £31,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £66,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +30.77% -

ES6 is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 99166 105511 112925
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.50% 52.35% 51.14%
Number of salaries quoted 82551 91272 96115
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

ES6
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ES6 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ES6 in the UK

ES6
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ES6.

Salary trend for ES6 in the UK

ES6
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ES6 over the 6 months to 28 July 2017.

Salary histogram for ES6 in the UK

ES6
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ES6 within the UK over the 6 months to 28 July 2017. 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
England +363 1316 £60,000 +9.09% 108
London +307 992 £65,000 +4.00% 72
UK excluding London +215 337 £45,000 +5.88% 39
North of England +80 126 £40,000 -5.88% 10
South East +154 113 £45,000 -10.00% 18
Yorkshire +83 83 £36,000 -20.00% 2
North West 0 40 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Midlands -2 36 £34,500 -18.82% 4
East of England +33 32 £60,000 +4.35% 1
East Midlands +2 19 £33,500 -10.67% 1
South West +11 18 £47,500 +5.56% 3
West Midlands -13 17 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Scotland +16 6 £45,000 - 3
Wales - 6 £36,250 -
North East +21 3 £42,500 +13.33% 2

For the 6 months to 28 July 2017, IT jobs citing ES6 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for ES6.

1 1278 (94.88%) JavaScript
2 878 (65.18%) CSS
3 814 (60.43%) HTML
4 763 (56.64%) React
5 735 (54.57%) Node.js
6 633 (46.99%) AngularJS
7 599 (44.47%) Agile Software Development
8 591 (43.88%) HTML5
9 507 (37.64%) TDD
10 478 (35.49%) Front End Development
11 458 (34.00%) CSS3
12 413 (30.66%) Redux
13 409 (30.36%) Sass
14 374 (27.77%) webpack
15 328 (24.35%) OO
16 314 (23.31%) Git (software)
17 278 (20.64%) gulp
18 275 (20.42%) Software Engineering
19 248 (18.41%) User Experience
20 238 (17.67%) Amazon AWS
21 237 (17.59%) Java
22 231 (17.15%) Web Development
23 222 (16.48%) Unit Testing
24 217 (16.11%) jQuery
25 210 (15.59%) Grunt
26 206 (15.29%) Babel
27 201 (14.92%) Jasmine
28 199 (14.77%) LESS
29 193 (14.33%) Finance
30 178 (13.21%) E-Commerce

ES6
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 67 (4.97%) Elasticsearch
2 56 (4.16%) Apache
3 52 (3.86%) CMS
4 27 (2.00%) Confluence
5 26 (1.93%) Tomcat
6 20 (1.48%) WordPress
7 17 (1.26%) nginx
8 15 (1.11%) Ethereum
8 15 (1.11%) Hyperledger
9 12 (0.89%) EPiServer
10 10 (0.74%) Jetty
11 8 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 8 (0.59%) Apache Spark
12 7 (0.52%) ColdFusion
12 7 (0.52%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.45%) Apache Pig
13 6 (0.45%) Mule
13 6 (0.45%) Mule ESB
13 6 (0.45%) Umbraco
14 5 (0.37%) Drupal
Applications
1 34 (2.52%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.074%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 15 (1.11%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.22%) Shopify
3 2 (0.15%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 238 (17.67%) Amazon AWS
2 80 (5.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 75 (5.57%) GitHub
4 54 (4.01%) SaaS
5 33 (2.45%) Amazon S3
6 17 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
7 12 (0.89%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (0.82%) PaaS
9 8 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
9 8 (0.59%) CloudFront
9 8 (0.59%) Heroku
9 8 (0.59%) IaaS
10 7 (0.52%) DigitalOcean
10 7 (0.52%) Firebase
11 4 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.15%) Bluemix
13 2 (0.15%) IBM Cloud
14 1 (0.074%) Google Container Engine
Communications & Networking
1 53 (3.93%) HTTP
1 53 (3.93%) Internet
2 11 (0.82%) DNS
3 5 (0.37%) Broadband
3 5 (0.37%) LDAP
4 4 (0.30%) Skype
4 4 (0.30%) SSH
4 4 (0.30%) VoIP
5 1 (0.074%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (8.76%) NoSQL
2 113 (8.39%) MySQL
3 103 (7.65%) MongoDB
4 75 (5.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 75 (5.57%) PostgreSQL
5 62 (4.60%) Blockchain
6 55 (4.08%) Redis
7 42 (3.12%) Apache Cassandra
8 40 (2.97%) Big Data
9 32 (2.38%) SQL Server
10 23 (1.71%) Relational Database
11 16 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
12 15 (1.11%) Endeca
13 13 (0.97%) Couchbase
14 11 (0.82%) Qlik Sense
15 8 (0.59%) Hadoop
16 7 (0.52%) MariaDB
17 6 (0.45%) Amazon Redshift
17 6 (0.45%) Apache Hive
17 6 (0.45%) Looker
Development Applications
1 374 (27.77%) webpack
2 314 (23.31%) Git (software)
3 278 (20.64%) gulp
4 210 (15.59%) Grunt
5 206 (15.29%) Babel
6 201 (14.92%) Jasmine
7 160 (11.88%) Karma Test Runner
8 142 (10.54%) Mocha
9 76 (5.64%) Selenium
10 74 (5.49%) Jenkins
11 57 (4.23%) JIRA
12 42 (3.12%) Bower
13 39 (2.90%) Maven
14 38 (2.82%) WebDriver
15 37 (2.75%) TeamCity
16 36 (2.67%) PostCSS
17 32 (2.38%) Cucumber
18 28 (2.08%) JBehave
19 22 (1.63%) Subversion
20 20 (1.48%) JUnit
General
1 193 (14.33%) Finance
2 94 (6.98%) Retail
3 72 (5.35%) Games
4 48 (3.56%) Banking
5 45 (3.34%) Law
6 33 (2.45%) Investment Banking
7 28 (2.08%) Telecoms
8 26 (1.93%) Pharmaceutical
9 24 (1.78%) Marketing
10 23 (1.71%) Advertising
10 23 (1.71%) Legal
11 18 (1.34%) Financial Institution
12 11 (0.82%) Front Office
13 8 (0.59%) Back Office
13 8 (0.59%) Billing
13 8 (0.59%) Publishing
14 6 (0.45%) Music Industry
15 5 (0.37%) Retail Banking
16 3 (0.22%) Manufacturing
17 2 (0.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1065 (79.06%) Developer
2 444 (32.96%) JavaScript Developer
3 365 (27.10%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 267 (19.82%) Senior Developer
5 142 (10.54%) Full Stack Developer
6 129 (9.58%) Node.js Developer
7 114 (8.46%) Angular Developer
8 105 (7.80%) HTML Developer
9 96 (7.13%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 89 (6.61%) Lead Developer
11 87 (6.46%) Web Developer
12 84 (6.24%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 76 (5.64%) JavaScript Engineer
14 68 (5.05%) UI Developer
15 61 (4.53%) Software Engineer
16 58 (4.31%) HTML CSS Developer
16 58 (4.31%) PHP Developer
17 55 (4.08%) Java Developer
18 46 (3.41%) .NET Developer
19 43 (3.19%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 878 (65.18%) CSS
2 814 (60.43%) HTML
3 763 (56.64%) React
4 735 (54.57%) Node.js
5 633 (46.99%) AngularJS
6 591 (43.88%) HTML5
7 458 (34.00%) CSS3
8 413 (30.66%) Redux
9 409 (30.36%) Sass
10 217 (16.11%) jQuery
11 199 (14.77%) LESS
12 168 (12.47%) .NET
13 167 (12.40%) REST
14 130 (9.65%) Backbone.js
15 120 (8.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 117 (8.69%) RESTful
17 113 (8.39%) Web Services
18 108 (8.02%) Express
19 90 (6.68%) Ember.js
20 86 (6.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 248 (18.41%) User Experience
2 98 (7.28%) Greenfield Project
3 80 (5.94%) Computer Science
4 74 (5.49%) Mobile App
5 48 (3.56%) Fintech
6 29 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
6 29 (2.15%) Linux Command Line
7 22 (1.63%) Data Structures
8 17 (1.26%) Algorithms
8 17 (1.26%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (1.11%) Virtual Team
10 11 (0.82%) Video on Demand
10 11 (0.82%) W3C
11 9 (0.67%) Data Centre
12 8 (0.59%) Social Media
12 8 (0.59%) Xbox
13 7 (0.52%) Digital Media
13 7 (0.52%) RIA
14 6 (0.45%) Blog
14 6 (0.45%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 149 (11.06%) Linux
2 90 (6.68%) Android
3 66 (4.90%) Apple iOS
4 17 (1.26%) CentOS
5 13 (0.97%) Windows
6 12 (0.89%) Debian
6 12 (0.89%) Unix
7 9 (0.67%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.37%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.22%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.074%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 599 (44.47%) Agile Software Development
2 507 (37.64%) TDD
3 478 (35.49%) Front End Development
4 328 (24.35%) OO
5 275 (20.42%) Software Engineering
6 231 (17.15%) Web Development
7 222 (16.48%) Unit Testing
8 178 (13.21%) E-Commerce
9 166 (12.32%) Test Automation
10 160 (11.88%) MVC
11 154 (11.43%) BDD
12 148 (10.99%) Microservices
13 125 (9.28%) Scrum
14 124 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
15 98 (7.28%) Open Source
16 97 (7.20%) DevOps
17 92 (6.83%) Mentoring
18 87 (6.46%) OOP
19 86 (6.38%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
20 79 (5.86%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1278 (94.88%) JavaScript
2 237 (17.59%) Java
3 173 (12.84%) PHP
4 136 (10.10%) C#
5 133 (9.87%) TypeScript
6 132 (9.80%) ECMAScript
7 120 (8.91%) SQL
8 85 (6.31%) Python
9 64 (4.75%) Go
10 51 (3.79%) Scala
11 35 (2.60%) Bash Shell
12 27 (2.00%) GraphQL
13 21 (1.56%) Clojure
14 20 (1.48%) Ruby
15 17 (1.26%) C++
16 16 (1.19%) Groovy
17 13 (0.97%) C
18 11 (0.82%) Objective-C
18 11 (0.82%) PL/SQL
19 9 (0.67%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 97 (7.20%) Degree
2 53 (3.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.15%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.15%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.074%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (3.56%) QA
2 6 (0.45%) WCAG
3 5 (0.37%) MiFID
4 2 (0.15%) WAI
5 1 (0.074%) GDPR
System Software
1 161 (11.95%) Docker
2 9 (0.67%) Hyper-V
2 9 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.30%) Firmware
4 3 (0.22%) LXC
5 2 (0.15%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.074%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 78 (5.79%) Kubernetes
2 39 (2.90%) logstash
3 37 (2.75%) Ansible
4 30 (2.23%) Kibana
4 30 (2.23%) Packer
4 30 (2.23%) Terraform
5 14 (1.04%) Puppet
6 12 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (0.67%) ZABBIX
8 8 (0.59%) Mesos
9 3 (0.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 3 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.15%) AirWatch
10 2 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 39 (2.90%) Google
2 33 (2.45%) Adobe
3 26 (1.93%) Microsoft
4 24 (1.78%) Oracle
5 19 (1.41%) SAP
6 18 (1.34%) Facebook
6 18 (1.34%) hybris
7 17 (1.26%) Zend
8 15 (1.11%) BroadVision
9 14 (1.04%) Xamarin
10 12 (0.89%) Twitter
11 10 (0.74%) Red Hat
12 9 (0.67%) Apple
13 8 (0.59%) Cognizant
14 7 (0.52%) Appcelerator
15 6 (0.45%) Atlassian
16 5 (0.37%) FXall
16 5 (0.37%) Reuters
17 3 (0.22%) ION Trading
17 3 (0.22%) PayPal
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, pension, discount
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Competitive plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Software Personnel International Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Stroud, Gloucestershire
Revoco
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CPS Group UK
Salary: Additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus, equity, benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + bonus and additional benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Ronald James Group
Salary: From £38,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £140000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Technology People UK
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + benefits + share options
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Alpha IT Resourcing
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Montash
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Source Technology
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Intelletec
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Salary: £70000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and great benefits
Posted: Yesterday