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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ECMAScript 6 (ES6, JavaScript 6, ECMAScript 2015)
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 433 798 972
Rank change year-on-year +365 +174  
Permanent jobs citing ES6 513 156 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.60% 0.15% 0.006%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.10% 0.29% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 454 141 6
Median salary £60,000 £56,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.19% +66.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £39,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year - +32.35%  

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 46571 53598 54648
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 54.65% 51.55% 50.57%
Number of salaries quoted 39619 46209 46462
Median salary £47,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.29% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

ES6
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing ES6 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for ES6 in the UK

ES6
Top 30 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +368 498 £60,000 +8.10% 121
London +287 402 £62,500 - 92
City of London +52 34 £70,000 +12.00% 19
Yorkshire - 25 £42,500 - 3
South East +72 21 £40,000 +12.67% 8
East of England +30 17 £60,000 -27.27% 4
Leeds - 15 £39,500 - 3
West Yorkshire - 15 £39,500 - 3
West Midlands +46 11 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Hertfordshire +24 11 £60,000 -27.27% 2
East Midlands +2 11 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Warwick +46 10 - -
Warwickshire +36 10 - -
North West -8 9 £40,000 - 9
Watford - 9 £60,000 - 1
Leicestershire -1 8 - -
Leicester - 8 - -
Cambridgeshire +18 6 £46,614 - 1
Lancashire -1 6 £40,000 - 1
Burnley -2 6 £40,000 - 1
Milton Keynes - 6 £47,500 -
Peterborough - 6 £46,614 -
Buckinghamshire - 6 £47,500 -
Southampton +23 4 £36,250 +2.11% 1
Hampshire +21 4 £36,250 +2.11% 6
North Yorkshire - 4 £45,000 -
Manchester -24 3 £37,500 -3.22% 7
South Yorkshire - 3 £40,000 -
East Yorkshire - 3 £30,000 -
Sheffield - 3 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 890 (95.19%) JavaScript
2 586 (62.67%) CSS
3 548 (58.61%) HTML
4 511 (54.65%) AngularJS
5 468 (50.05%) Node.js
6 464 (49.63%) Agile Software Development
7 453 (48.45%) React
8 438 (46.84%) HTML5
9 373 (39.89%) TDD
10 297 (31.76%) Front End Development
11 293 (31.34%) CSS3
12 287 (30.70%) Sass
13 240 (25.67%) OO
14 234 (25.03%) Redux
15 223 (23.85%) gulp
16 213 (22.78%) Software Engineering
17 211 (22.57%) webpack
18 191 (20.43%) Java
19 182 (19.47%) Grunt
20 170 (18.18%) Git (software)
21 164 (17.54%) Web Development
22 161 (17.22%) TypeScript
23 159 (17.01%) LESS
24 150 (16.04%) Unit Testing
25 149 (15.94%) User Experience
26 146 (15.61%) Karma Test Runner
26 146 (15.61%) Finance
27 143 (15.29%) .NET
28 142 (15.19%) Amazon AWS
29 135 (14.44%) Jasmine

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 44 (4.71%) Elasticsearch
2 43 (4.60%) Apache
3 23 (2.46%) Tomcat
4 12 (1.28%) CMS
5 8 (0.86%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 7 (0.75%) EPiServer
6 7 (0.75%) WordPress
7 6 (0.64%) nginx
8 5 (0.53%) Drupal
9 4 (0.43%) Apache Solr
9 4 (0.43%) Jetty
9 4 (0.43%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.32%) Ethereum
10 3 (0.32%) Hyperledger
10 3 (0.32%) JBoss
10 3 (0.32%) Orchard CMS
11 2 (0.21%) Confluence
12 1 (0.11%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 51 (5.45%) Photoshop
2 15 (1.60%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (0.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.21%) Magento
1 2 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 142 (15.19%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (5.99%) SaaS
3 47 (5.03%) GitHub
4 26 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (0.96%) Google Cloud Platform
6 8 (0.86%) Amazon S3
6 8 (0.86%) Firebase
7 6 (0.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 6 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.64%) PaaS
8 5 (0.53%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.43%) Akamai
9 4 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (0.43%) Heroku
10 2 (0.21%) IaaS
11 1 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.11%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.11%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.11%) Google Play
11 1 (0.11%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 68 (7.27%) HTTP
2 14 (1.50%) Internet
3 6 (0.64%) HTTPS
4 5 (0.53%) LDAP
4 5 (0.53%) VoIP
5 4 (0.43%) Broadband
5 4 (0.43%) SSH
6 1 (0.11%) Intranet
6 1 (0.11%) Skype
6 1 (0.11%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (8.56%) PostgreSQL
2 73 (7.81%) MongoDB
3 71 (7.59%) NoSQL
4 50 (5.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 48 (5.13%) Blockchain
6 43 (4.60%) MySQL
7 42 (4.49%) Apache Cassandra
8 36 (3.85%) Redis
9 26 (2.78%) Relational Database
10 24 (2.57%) SQL Server
11 12 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
12 11 (1.18%) Big Data
13 5 (0.53%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.43%) Qlik Sense
15 1 (0.11%) BigQuery
15 1 (0.11%) Data Lake
15 1 (0.11%) Mixpanel
Development Applications
1 223 (23.85%) gulp
2 211 (22.57%) webpack
3 182 (19.47%) Grunt
4 170 (18.18%) Git (software)
5 146 (15.61%) Karma Test Runner
6 135 (14.44%) Jasmine
7 134 (14.33%) Babel
8 110 (11.76%) Mocha
9 49 (5.24%) Bower
10 43 (4.60%) Selenium
11 36 (3.85%) Subversion
12 35 (3.74%) WebDriver
13 32 (3.42%) JBehave
14 30 (3.21%) jspm
15 29 (3.10%) Jenkins
16 28 (2.99%) Maven
17 21 (2.25%) JIRA
18 15 (1.60%) Protractor
19 12 (1.28%) Mockito
19 12 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 146 (15.61%) Finance
2 58 (6.20%) Games
3 57 (6.10%) Banking
4 37 (3.96%) Investment Banking
5 29 (3.10%) Law
6 20 (2.14%) Financial Institution
7 18 (1.93%) Marketing
8 15 (1.60%) Telecoms
9 13 (1.39%) Advertising
10 12 (1.28%) Retail
11 10 (1.07%) Billing
11 10 (1.07%) Publishing
12 8 (0.86%) Front Office
12 8 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
13 7 (0.75%) Legal
14 6 (0.64%) Music Industry
15 3 (0.32%) Electronics
15 3 (0.32%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.32%) Multimedia
16 1 (0.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 769 (82.25%) Developer
2 364 (38.93%) JavaScript Developer
3 299 (31.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 141 (15.08%) Angular Developer
5 139 (14.87%) Senior Developer
6 93 (9.95%) Node.js Developer
7 85 (9.09%) HTML Developer
8 81 (8.66%) Web Developer
9 68 (7.27%) Full Stack Developer
10 67 (7.17%) JavaScript Engineer
11 63 (6.74%) Senior JavaScript Developer
12 58 (6.20%) Lead Developer
13 55 (5.88%) Java Developer
13 55 (5.88%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 48 (5.13%) Software Engineer
14 48 (5.13%) UI Developer
15 45 (4.81%) HTML CSS Developer
16 31 (3.32%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 30 (3.21%) AWS Engineer
18 29 (3.10%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 586 (62.67%) CSS
2 548 (58.61%) HTML
3 511 (54.65%) AngularJS
4 468 (50.05%) Node.js
5 453 (48.45%) React
6 438 (46.84%) HTML5
7 293 (31.34%) CSS3
8 287 (30.70%) Sass
9 234 (25.03%) Redux
10 159 (17.01%) LESS
11 143 (15.29%) .NET
12 128 (13.69%) jQuery
13 117 (12.51%) REST
14 86 (9.20%) Ember.js
15 83 (8.88%) D3.js
16 79 (8.45%) RESTful
17 75 (8.02%) Web Services
18 74 (7.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 71 (7.59%) Express
20 69 (7.38%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 149 (15.94%) User Experience
2 67 (7.17%) Computer Science
3 44 (4.71%) Mobile App
4 22 (2.35%) Fintech
5 20 (2.14%) Xbox
6 17 (1.82%) Client/Server
7 16 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (1.60%) Linux Command Line
9 14 (1.50%) PlayStation
10 12 (1.28%) Data Structures
10 12 (1.28%) Video on Demand
11 9 (0.96%) Algorithms
12 6 (0.64%) Blog
12 6 (0.64%) Online Games
13 3 (0.32%) e-Learning
13 3 (0.32%) Photography
13 3 (0.32%) Raspberry Pi
13 3 (0.32%) RIA
14 2 (0.21%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 79 (8.45%) Linux
2 40 (4.28%) Android
3 28 (2.99%) Apple iOS
4 7 (0.75%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.21%) Unix
6 1 (0.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 464 (49.63%) Agile Software Development
2 373 (39.89%) TDD
3 297 (31.76%) Front End Development
4 240 (25.67%) OO
5 213 (22.78%) Software Engineering
6 164 (17.54%) Web Development
7 150 (16.04%) Unit Testing
8 123 (13.16%) BDD
9 118 (12.62%) MVC
10 115 (12.30%) Continuous Integration
11 97 (10.37%) Scrum
12 87 (9.30%) Microservices
13 78 (8.34%) E-Commerce
14 66 (7.06%) Responsive Web Design
15 65 (6.95%) Open Source
16 55 (5.88%) Functional Programming
17 51 (5.45%) OOP
18 50 (5.35%) Kanban
18 50 (5.35%) Pair Programming
18 50 (5.35%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 890 (95.19%) JavaScript
2 191 (20.43%) Java
3 161 (17.22%) TypeScript
4 104 (11.12%) PHP
5 88 (9.41%) C#
6 67 (7.17%) ECMAScript
7 65 (6.95%) Scala
8 54 (5.78%) Go
9 49 (5.24%) Python
10 43 (4.60%) SQL
11 28 (2.99%) Ruby
12 26 (2.78%) CoffeeScript
13 16 (1.71%) C++
14 15 (1.60%) Bash Shell
14 15 (1.60%) T-SQL
15 14 (1.50%) Clojure
16 12 (1.28%) Objective-C
17 10 (1.07%) GraphQL
18 6 (0.64%) Elixir
19 5 (0.53%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 82 (8.77%) Degree
2 2 (0.21%) A+ Certification
3 1 (0.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.11%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.18%) QA
2 3 (0.32%) HL7
3 1 (0.11%) MiFID
3 1 (0.11%) SDET
3 1 (0.11%) WCAG
System Software
1 52 (5.56%) Docker
2 8 (0.86%) Varnish
3 3 (0.32%) LXC
4 1 (0.11%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 51 (5.45%) Kubernetes
2 12 (1.28%) Ansible
3 10 (1.07%) Kibana
3 10 (1.07%) logstash
4 8 (0.86%) Packer
4 8 (0.86%) Terraform
5 5 (0.53%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 5 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.11%) Mesos
8 1 (0.11%) Puppet
8 1 (0.11%) StatsD
Vendors
1 55 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 38 (4.06%) Google
3 28 (2.99%) Adobe
4 13 (1.39%) Facebook
5 12 (1.28%) Cognizant
6 11 (1.18%) Oracle
6 11 (1.18%) Zend
7 9 (0.96%) Apple
8 8 (0.86%) Twitter
9 7 (0.75%) Atlassian
10 6 (0.64%) Appcelerator
11 5 (0.53%) Perforce
11 5 (0.53%) RapidMiner
12 4 (0.43%) Remedy
13 3 (0.32%) SAP
14 1 (0.11%) DoubleClick
14 1 (0.11%) Roku
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + equity
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
Tiro Partners
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + benefits + share options
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + stock / bonus / benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Stock, Gym discount, etc
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £700 - £100000 per annum + bonus, pension, health ins
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum - 2x positions available
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Tiro Partners
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
The North Starr
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Intec Select
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum Plus excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 Per Annum plus stock options, remote options, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer People
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago