Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ECMAScript 2015 (JavaScript ES2015, ES6)
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 330 424 650
Rank change year-on-year +94 +226 +579
Permanent jobs citing ES6 1,585 1,299 719
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.96% 0.74% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.73% 1.34% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,319 1,156 632
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £33,750 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £88,125 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +21.43%

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 with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 91,556 96,643 100,918
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.57% 55.29% 52.75%
Number of salaries quoted 76,173 79,233 87,041
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for ES6 in the UK

ES6
Top 17 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 19 October 2018. 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 +74 1,509 £57,500 -4.17% 338
London +20 945 £67,000 +3.08% 191
UK excluding London +165 615 £45,000 - 166
South East +83 234 £45,000 -5.26% 32
North of England +30 135 £45,000 +5.88% 46
South West +53 90 £37,500 -11.76% 29
North West +19 76 £46,250 - 29
East of England +62 64 £48,750 -18.75% 21
Yorkshire +19 54 £45,000 +25.00% 15
Midlands +26 40 £45,000 +28.57% 20
Scotland +26 35 £50,000 +25.00% 14
West Midlands +47 26 £37,500 +8.70% 14
Wales +13 14 £40,000 +14.29% 5
East Midlands -7 14 £55,000 +57.14% 6
North East -6 5 £32,500 -23.53% 2
Northern Ireland - 2 £61,250 -
Isle of Man - 1 £67,500 -

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 with a requirement for ES6.

1 1,425 (89.91%) JavaScript
2 1,051 (66.31%) CSS
3 998 (62.97%) HTML
4 849 (53.56%) Node.js
5 808 (50.98%) React
6 726 (45.80%) Agile Software Development
7 667 (42.08%) Front End Development
8 638 (40.25%) AngularJS
9 613 (38.68%) HTML5
10 604 (38.11%) Git (software)
11 515 (32.49%) CSS3
12 507 (31.99%) Sass
13 457 (28.83%) Redux
14 419 (26.44%) TDD
15 412 (25.99%) webpack
16 372 (23.47%) Amazon AWS
17 353 (22.27%) User Experience
18 321 (20.25%) Finance
19 305 (19.24%) REST
20 297 (18.74%) Test Automation
21 284 (17.92%) TypeScript
22 277 (17.48%) Vue.js
23 272 (17.16%) Docker
24 262 (16.53%) SQL
25 259 (16.34%) gulp
26 255 (16.09%) Java
27 254 (16.03%) Web Development
28 244 (15.39%) MySQL
29 234 (14.76%) npm
30 225 (14.20%) DevOps

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 83 (5.24%) Ethereum
2 63 (3.97%) Elasticsearch
3 60 (3.79%) CMS
4 48 (3.03%) Confluence
4 48 (3.03%) WordPress
5 34 (2.15%) Tomcat
6 28 (1.77%) Apache
7 17 (1.07%) Cloud Foundry
7 17 (1.07%) Mule
8 15 (0.95%) nginx
9 14 (0.88%) Apache Spark
10 11 (0.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 9 (0.57%) Drupal
12 8 (0.50%) Alfresco
12 8 (0.50%) Apache Solr
13 7 (0.44%) EPiServer
13 7 (0.44%) Umbraco
14 5 (0.32%) ExpressionEngine
15 4 (0.25%) OpenStack
16 3 (0.19%) Amazon Alexa
Applications
1 39 (2.46%) Photoshop
2 13 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (0.50%) Chatbot
4 5 (0.32%) Fireworks
4 5 (0.32%) InVision
5 3 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 33 (2.08%) Distributed Ledger
2 9 (0.57%) Magento
3 1 (0.063%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 372 (23.47%) Amazon AWS
2 234 (14.76%) npm
3 196 (12.37%) GitHub
4 171 (10.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 90 (5.68%) Serverless
6 73 (4.61%) Google Cloud Platform
7 65 (4.10%) Cloud Computing
8 56 (3.53%) Amazon S3
9 50 (3.15%) SaaS
10 47 (2.97%) Amazon EC2
11 41 (2.59%) AWS Lambda
12 37 (2.33%) Yarn
13 35 (2.21%) Slack
14 31 (1.96%) Heroku
15 27 (1.70%) PaaS
16 19 (1.20%) DigitalOcean
17 17 (1.07%) IaaS
18 12 (0.76%) Trello
19 9 (0.57%) BrowserStack
20 8 (0.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 56 (3.53%) HTTP
2 33 (2.08%) Internet
3 11 (0.69%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
4 4 (0.25%) DAB
4 4 (0.25%) SSL
5 3 (0.19%) AMQP
5 3 (0.19%) SMS
5 3 (0.19%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.13%) Broadband
6 2 (0.13%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (0.13%) SSH
7 1 (0.063%) Hyperconnected
7 1 (0.063%) Intranet
7 1 (0.063%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (15.39%) MySQL
2 201 (12.68%) NoSQL
3 179 (11.29%) MongoDB
4 162 (10.22%) PostgreSQL
5 123 (7.76%) Redis
6 113 (7.13%) Blockchain
7 65 (4.10%) SQL Server
8 40 (2.52%) Relational Database
9 36 (2.27%) Big Data
10 17 (1.07%) Hadoop
11 14 (0.88%) MariaDB
12 13 (0.82%) SQLite
13 11 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
13 11 (0.69%) Data Mining
14 9 (0.57%) DB2
15 8 (0.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 8 (0.50%) Apache Hive
15 8 (0.50%) RDBMS
16 6 (0.38%) Oracle Database
16 6 (0.38%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 604 (38.11%) Git (software)
2 412 (25.99%) webpack
3 259 (16.34%) gulp
4 191 (12.05%) Grunt
5 183 (11.55%) Mocha
6 131 (8.26%) Jenkins
7 124 (7.82%) Babel
8 99 (6.25%) JIRA
9 93 (5.87%) Jasmine
10 85 (5.36%) Selenium
11 61 (3.85%) Karma Test Runner
12 49 (3.09%) Subversion
13 46 (2.90%) JUnit
14 43 (2.71%) Protractor
15 35 (2.21%) Maven
16 34 (2.15%) PostCSS
17 30 (1.89%) Bitbucket
18 29 (1.83%) Cucumber
19 28 (1.77%) Bower
20 25 (1.58%) Mockito
General
1 321 (20.25%) Finance
2 167 (10.54%) Banking
3 85 (5.36%) Retail
4 62 (3.91%) Telecoms
5 59 (3.72%) Games
6 40 (2.52%) Advertising
7 37 (2.33%) Marketing
8 35 (2.21%) Law
9 29 (1.83%) Investment Banking
10 22 (1.39%) Publishing
11 21 (1.32%) Multimedia
12 15 (0.95%) Hindi Language
12 15 (0.95%) Punjabi Language
12 15 (0.95%) Urdu Language
13 11 (0.69%) Automotive
13 11 (0.69%) Legal
14 7 (0.44%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.44%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.38%) Front Office
16 4 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 1,266 (79.87%) Developer
2 485 (30.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 409 (25.80%) JavaScript Developer
4 237 (14.95%) Senior Developer
5 206 (13.00%) React Developer
6 205 (12.93%) Node.js Developer
7 165 (10.41%) Full Stack Developer
8 104 (6.56%) JavaScript Engineer
9 98 (6.18%) Web Developer
10 96 (6.06%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 89 (5.62%) Software Engineer
12 76 (4.79%) Lead Developer
12 76 (4.79%) PHP Developer
12 76 (4.79%) UI Developer
13 75 (4.73%) Blockchain Developer
14 62 (3.91%) Backend Developer
15 61 (3.85%) Angular Developer
15 61 (3.85%) Senior JavaScript Developer
16 55 (3.47%) HTML Developer
17 47 (2.97%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,051 (66.31%) CSS
2 998 (62.97%) HTML
3 849 (53.56%) Node.js
4 808 (50.98%) React
5 638 (40.25%) AngularJS
6 613 (38.68%) HTML5
7 515 (32.49%) CSS3
8 507 (31.99%) Sass
9 457 (28.83%) Redux
10 305 (19.24%) REST
11 277 (17.48%) Vue.js
12 214 (13.50%) RESTful
13 200 (12.62%) jQuery
14 184 (11.61%) Jest
15 179 (11.29%) LESS
16 165 (10.41%) Express
17 164 (10.35%) React Native
18 152 (9.59%) JSON
19 120 (7.57%) .NET
20 113 (7.13%) Enzyme
Miscellaneous
1 353 (22.27%) User Experience
2 113 (7.13%) Fintech
3 111 (7.00%) Mobile App
4 89 (5.62%) Greenfield Project
5 83 (5.24%) Computer Science
6 75 (4.73%) Bitcoin
7 57 (3.60%) Self-Motivation
8 43 (2.71%) Linux Command Line
9 42 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
10 31 (1.96%) Data Structures
11 25 (1.58%) Algorithms
12 24 (1.51%) Online Banking
13 23 (1.45%) Blog
14 15 (0.95%) Client/Server
15 13 (0.82%) Virtual Team
16 11 (0.69%) Media Streaming
17 10 (0.63%) Social Media
17 10 (0.63%) Xbox
18 8 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 8 (0.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 204 (12.87%) Linux
2 53 (3.34%) Android
3 49 (3.09%) Apple iOS
4 41 (2.59%) VMS
5 35 (2.21%) Unix
6 21 (1.32%) Windows
7 15 (0.95%) Ubuntu
8 8 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.44%) CentOS
10 5 (0.32%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.13%) Windows Server
12 1 (0.063%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 726 (45.80%) Agile Software Development
2 667 (42.08%) Front End Development
3 419 (26.44%) TDD
4 297 (18.74%) Test Automation
5 254 (16.03%) Web Development
6 225 (14.20%) DevOps
7 218 (13.75%) Software Engineering
8 216 (13.63%) Scrum
9 206 (13.00%) BDD
10 159 (10.03%) Problem-Solving
11 153 (9.65%) Continuous Integration
12 134 (8.45%) E-Commerce
13 130 (8.20%) Unit Testing
14 124 (7.82%) MVC
15 123 (7.76%) Open Source
16 108 (6.81%) OO
17 102 (6.44%) Microservices
18 101 (6.37%) API Development
19 96 (6.06%) API Design
20 89 (5.62%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,425 (89.91%) JavaScript
2 284 (17.92%) TypeScript
3 262 (16.53%) SQL
4 255 (16.09%) Java
5 212 (13.38%) PHP
6 181 (11.42%) Python
7 165 (10.41%) ES7
8 108 (6.81%) C#
9 100 (6.31%) Ruby
10 78 (4.92%) Solidity
11 60 (3.79%) Java 8
12 58 (3.66%) Scala
13 41 (2.59%) ES8
13 41 (2.59%) Go
14 39 (2.46%) C++
15 34 (2.15%) Objective-C
16 32 (2.02%) Apple Swift
17 25 (1.58%) Bash Shell
18 24 (1.51%) Haskell
19 22 (1.39%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 141 (8.90%) Degree
2 62 (3.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (0.57%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (0.19%) PhD
6 1 (0.063%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (5.30%) QA
2 15 (0.95%) GDPR
2 15 (0.95%) SLA
3 9 (0.57%) WCAG
4 4 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.13%) PMO
5 2 (0.13%) WAI
System Software
1 272 (17.16%) Docker
2 60 (3.79%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 85 (5.36%) Kubernetes
2 43 (2.71%) Docker Swarm
3 26 (1.64%) Puppet
4 18 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (0.76%) Ansible
6 4 (0.25%) Hadoop YARN
6 4 (0.25%) Kibana
7 3 (0.19%) cPanel
7 3 (0.19%) Terraform
8 2 (0.13%) Apache Shiro
8 2 (0.13%) Grafana
8 2 (0.13%) logstash
8 2 (0.13%) Marathon
9 1 (0.063%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 53 (3.34%) Google
2 34 (2.15%) Foundry
3 28 (1.77%) Adobe
4 24 (1.51%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 23 (1.45%) Microsoft
6 22 (1.39%) Oracle
7 20 (1.26%) Atlassian
7 20 (1.26%) Splunk
8 18 (1.14%) AppDynamics
9 12 (0.76%) VMware
10 11 (0.69%) Zend
11 7 (0.44%) Facebook
11 7 (0.44%) IBM
11 7 (0.44%) Xamarin
12 6 (0.38%) Apple
12 6 (0.38%) Rackspace
13 5 (0.32%) Twitter
14 3 (0.19%) Red Hat
15 2 (0.13%) Reuters
15 2 (0.13%) SAP