Period
to 21 October 2019

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 21 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ECMAScript 2015 (JavaScript ES2015, ES6)
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 307 339 429
Rank change year-on-year +32 +90 +214
Permanent jobs citing ES6 1,439 1,580 1,289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.05% 0.97% 0.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.96% 1.74% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,218 1,316 1,147
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,250 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 73,254 90,879 96,300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.48% 55.56% 55.27%
Number of salaries quoted 60,089 75,617 78,941
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.66%

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 21 October 2019.

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 21 October 2019. 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 +37 1,361 £60,000 +4.35% 299
London +14 752 £67,500 +0.75% 162
UK excluding London +70 671 £50,000 +11.11% 158
South East +48 266 £50,000 +11.11% 30
North of England -5 111 £45,000 - 45
North West +55 88 £45,000 -2.70% 30
Midlands +71 86 £42,500 -5.56% 20
South West +6 78 £50,000 +33.33% 26
East of England +64 66 £51,250 +5.13% 16
West Midlands +61 60 £42,500 +13.33% 17
Scotland +33 54 £38,500 -23.00% 15
East Midlands +43 26 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Yorkshire -27 23 £45,000 - 14
Wales +1 9 £55,000 +37.50% 6
Northern Ireland -13 1 £50,000 -18.37%

For the 6 months to 21 October 2019, 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 1,353 (94.02%) JavaScript
2 902 (62.68%) CSS
3 853 (59.28%) HTML
4 779 (54.13%) React
5 689 (47.88%) Agile Software Development
6 589 (40.93%) Node.js
7 585 (40.65%) Front End Development
8 524 (36.41%) HTML5
9 492 (34.19%) AngularJS
10 479 (33.29%) Git (software)
11 427 (29.67%) Redux
12 422 (29.33%) Sass
13 389 (27.03%) TypeScript
14 388 (26.96%) CSS3
15 346 (24.04%) webpack
16 310 (21.54%) User Experience
17 308 (21.40%) TDD
18 288 (20.01%) AWS
19 272 (18.90%) Docker
20 270 (18.76%) Scrum
21 262 (18.21%) Vue.js
22 243 (16.89%) Software Engineering
23 236 (16.40%) Java
24 226 (15.71%) Finance
25 211 (14.66%) Microservices
26 201 (13.97%) Web Development
27 197 (13.69%) ES7
28 193 (13.41%) C#
29 192 (13.34%) OO
30 188 (13.06%) npm

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
1 101 (7.02%) Confluence
2 56 (3.89%) WordPress
3 54 (3.75%) CMS
4 33 (2.29%) Drupal
5 26 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
6 24 (1.67%) nginx
7 22 (1.53%) Sitecore CMS
8 21 (1.46%) Tomcat
9 18 (1.25%) SugarCRM
10 13 (0.90%) Apache Solr
11 12 (0.83%) Apache Spark
12 9 (0.63%) Umbraco
13 8 (0.56%) Apache
13 8 (0.56%) ExpressionEngine
14 7 (0.49%) Cloud Foundry
14 7 (0.49%) Headless CMS
15 5 (0.35%) WebSphere
16 4 (0.28%) Ethereum
16 4 (0.28%) WebLogic
17 3 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 24 (1.67%) Adobe XD
2 21 (1.46%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.49%) InVision
3 7 (0.49%) Sketch
4 6 (0.42%) GIMP
5 5 (0.35%) Zeplin
6 2 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.14%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.069%) Figma
7 1 (0.069%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 13 (0.90%) Payment Gateway
2 12 (0.83%) Magento
3 2 (0.14%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.069%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.069%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 288 (20.01%) AWS
2 188 (13.06%) npm
3 148 (10.28%) Azure
4 103 (7.16%) GitHub
4 103 (7.16%) SaaS
5 85 (5.91%) Serverless
6 61 (4.24%) Yarn
7 50 (3.47%) GCP
8 31 (2.15%) AWS Lambda
9 14 (0.97%) Google Analytics
10 13 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
11 10 (0.69%) Slack
12 9 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
12 9 (0.63%) DigitalOcean
12 9 (0.63%) Heroku
12 9 (0.63%) OpenShift
13 8 (0.56%) Cloudflare
13 8 (0.56%) CloudFront
14 6 (0.42%) Apigee
14 6 (0.42%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (3.06%) HTTP
2 19 (1.32%) Internet
3 4 (0.28%) Broadband
4 3 (0.21%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.21%) Wireless
5 2 (0.14%) DNS
5 2 (0.14%) SSH
6 1 (0.069%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.069%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (6.81%) MongoDB
1 98 (6.81%) PostgreSQL
2 87 (6.05%) MySQL
3 75 (5.21%) Redis
4 64 (4.45%) NoSQL
5 54 (3.75%) Big Data
6 46 (3.20%) SQL Server
7 30 (2.08%) Relational Database
8 23 (1.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 12 (0.83%) Apache Hive
9 12 (0.83%) Hadoop
10 10 (0.69%) MariaDB
11 9 (0.63%) Oracle Database
12 7 (0.49%) Blockchain
13 5 (0.35%) DB2
13 5 (0.35%) Neo4j
13 5 (0.35%) SQLite
14 4 (0.28%) Azure SQL Database
14 4 (0.28%) Geospatial Data
14 4 (0.28%) GIS
Development Applications
1 479 (33.29%) Git (software)
2 346 (24.04%) webpack
3 155 (10.77%) JIRA
4 144 (10.01%) gulp
5 128 (8.90%) Jenkins
6 124 (8.62%) Jasmine
7 123 (8.55%) Babel
8 93 (6.46%) Grunt
9 82 (5.70%) Mocha
9 82 (5.70%) Selenium
10 73 (5.07%) Cucumber
11 40 (2.78%) CircleCI
12 32 (2.22%) Bower
12 32 (2.22%) GitLab
12 32 (2.22%) Karma Test Runner
13 30 (2.08%) TeamCity
14 29 (2.02%) PostCSS
15 24 (1.67%) Bitbucket
16 23 (1.60%) Subversion
17 22 (1.53%) Maven
General
1 226 (15.71%) Finance
2 128 (8.90%) Retail
3 85 (5.91%) Banking
4 60 (4.17%) Marketing
5 50 (3.47%) Games
6 35 (2.43%) Law
6 35 (2.43%) Public Sector
7 32 (2.22%) Manufacturing
8 29 (2.02%) Advertising
8 29 (2.02%) Multimedia
9 28 (1.95%) Telecoms
10 21 (1.46%) Electronics
11 13 (0.90%) Front Office
11 13 (0.90%) Legal
12 11 (0.76%) Publishing
13 7 (0.49%) Automotive
13 7 (0.49%) Back Office
14 6 (0.42%) Corporate Banking
14 6 (0.42%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.35%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1,144 (79.50%) Developer
2 484 (33.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 343 (23.84%) React Developer
4 301 (20.92%) JavaScript Developer
5 217 (15.08%) Senior Developer
6 123 (8.55%) Full Stack Developer
7 120 (8.34%) UI Developer
8 117 (8.13%) Software Engineer
9 99 (6.88%) Node.js Developer
10 92 (6.39%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 84 (5.84%) Angular Developer
12 65 (4.52%) Web Developer
13 57 (3.96%) Lead Developer
14 53 (3.68%) Software Developer
15 46 (3.20%) .NET Developer
15 46 (3.20%) HTML Developer
16 40 (2.78%) Senior React Developer
16 40 (2.78%) Senior Software Engineer
17 35 (2.43%) Java Developer
17 35 (2.43%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 902 (62.68%) CSS
2 853 (59.28%) HTML
3 779 (54.13%) React
4 589 (40.93%) Node.js
5 524 (36.41%) HTML5
6 492 (34.19%) AngularJS
7 427 (29.67%) Redux
8 422 (29.33%) Sass
9 388 (26.96%) CSS3
10 262 (18.21%) Vue.js
11 170 (11.81%) REST
12 169 (11.74%) RESTful
13 162 (11.26%) React Native
14 161 (11.19%) Jest
15 146 (10.15%) jQuery
16 136 (9.45%) .NET
17 128 (8.90%) LESS
18 124 (8.62%) Spring
19 115 (7.99%) Enzyme
20 97 (6.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 310 (21.54%) User Experience
2 96 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
3 76 (5.28%) Algorithms
4 67 (4.66%) Mobile App
5 48 (3.34%) Data Structures
6 37 (2.57%) Enterprise Software
7 26 (1.81%) Hedge funds
8 18 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
10 16 (1.11%) Virtual Team
11 14 (0.97%) Social Media
11 14 (0.97%) Xbox
12 13 (0.90%) iPad
12 13 (0.90%) Renewable Energy
13 11 (0.76%) Cloud Native
14 10 (0.69%) Client/Server
14 10 (0.69%) Online Banking
15 8 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
16 7 (0.49%) PlayStation
17 5 (0.35%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 56 (3.89%) Linux
2 31 (2.15%) Android
3 28 (1.95%) Apple iOS
4 20 (1.39%) Unix
5 19 (1.32%) Windows
6 5 (0.35%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.28%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.21%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.21%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 689 (47.88%) Agile Software Development
2 585 (40.65%) Front End Development
3 308 (21.40%) TDD
4 270 (18.76%) Scrum
5 243 (16.89%) Software Engineering
6 211 (14.66%) Microservices
7 201 (13.97%) Web Development
8 192 (13.34%) OO
9 188 (13.06%) DevOps
10 152 (10.56%) Computer Science
11 149 (10.35%) Continuous Integration
12 146 (10.15%) Fintech
13 130 (9.03%) Problem-Solving
14 127 (8.83%) Unit Testing
15 122 (8.48%) Test Automation
16 121 (8.41%) BDD
17 109 (7.57%) Mentoring
18 93 (6.46%) Analytics
19 89 (6.18%) Continuous Delivery
20 87 (6.05%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1,353 (94.02%) JavaScript
2 389 (27.03%) TypeScript
3 236 (16.40%) Java
4 197 (13.69%) ES7
5 193 (13.41%) C#
6 184 (12.79%) PHP
7 144 (10.01%) Python
8 127 (8.83%) SQL
9 45 (3.13%) Java 8
10 43 (2.99%) Kotlin
11 42 (2.92%) ES8
12 39 (2.71%) Scala
13 38 (2.64%) Ruby
14 12 (0.83%) JSX
15 10 (0.69%) C++
16 9 (0.63%) Bash Shell
17 8 (0.56%) Go
17 8 (0.56%) Groovy
17 8 (0.56%) PHP 7
18 7 (0.49%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 147 (10.22%) Degree
2 73 (5.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (0.83%) Security Cleared
4 7 (0.49%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.35%) PhD
6 3 (0.21%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.14%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.069%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.069%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (2.64%) QA
2 7 (0.49%) WCAG
3 5 (0.35%) GDPR
4 1 (0.069%) SLA
System Software
1 272 (18.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 83 (5.77%) Kubernetes
2 64 (4.45%) Marathon
2 64 (4.45%) Mesos
3 36 (2.50%) Ansible
4 19 (1.32%) Terraform
5 18 (1.25%) Docker Swarm
6 10 (0.69%) Matomo
7 7 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.35%) Puppet
9 3 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.069%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 1 (0.069%) Consul
10 1 (0.069%) Grafana
10 1 (0.069%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.069%) Rancher
Vendors
1 59 (4.10%) Google
2 22 (1.53%) Sitecore
3 20 (1.39%) Adobe
3 20 (1.39%) hybris
3 20 (1.39%) SAP
4 19 (1.32%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 19 (1.32%) Microsoft
5 14 (0.97%) Oracle
6 12 (0.83%) Apple
7 10 (0.69%) Hotjar
8 9 (0.63%) Facebook
9 7 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.35%) Sencha
11 3 (0.21%) BT
11 3 (0.21%) Twitter
11 3 (0.21%) Xamarin
12 2 (0.14%) HubSpot
12 2 (0.14%) Mapbox
12 2 (0.14%) Samsung
12 2 (0.14%) Zend