Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ECMAScript 2015 (ES6, ES2015)
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 426 617 1179
Rank change year-on-year +191 +562 +156
Permanent jobs citing ES6 1283 746 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.71% 0.39% 0.056%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.28% 0.75% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1136 670 105
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £32,200
90th Percentile £89,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
% 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 100094 99915 112409
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.32% 52.89% 51.72%
Number of salaries quoted 82448 86252 96120
UK median annual salary £49,039 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.24% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +1.27%

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 November 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 21 November 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 +193 1251 £60,000 - 149
London +140 886 £65,000 - 96
UK excluding London +190 382 £45,000 +5.88% 54
South East +146 142 £47,500 - 26
North of England +82 113 £42,500 - 8
North West +44 62 £50,000 +17.65% 5
Yorkshire +53 48 £35,500 -11.25% 3
South West +47 46 £43,750 +9.38% 6
Midlands +33 43 £40,000 - 8
East Midlands +46 27 £42,500 +6.25% 5
East of England -11 23 £60,000 +9.09% 5
West Midlands +6 16 £35,000 - 3
Scotland -12 11 £40,000 - 1
Wales +17 4 £35,000 +16.67%
North East +3 3 £42,500 +13.33%

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 1193 (92.99%) JavaScript
2 828 (64.54%) CSS
3 764 (59.55%) HTML
4 724 (56.43%) React
5 643 (50.12%) Node.js
6 589 (45.91%) AngularJS
7 551 (42.95%) HTML5
8 541 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
9 532 (41.47%) Front End Development
10 448 (34.92%) CSS3
11 433 (33.75%) Sass
12 420 (32.74%) TDD
13 396 (30.87%) Git (software)
14 386 (30.09%) webpack
15 368 (28.68%) Redux
16 256 (19.95%) gulp
17 250 (19.49%) OO
18 246 (19.17%) User Experience
19 217 (16.91%) Java
20 216 (16.84%) Amazon AWS
21 214 (16.68%) Docker
22 210 (16.37%) Finance
23 197 (15.35%) BDD
24 196 (15.28%) jQuery
25 195 (15.20%) Web Development
26 183 (14.26%) Software Engineering
27 181 (14.11%) RESTful
28 172 (13.41%) Grunt
29 170 (13.25%) Unit Testing
30 169 (13.17%) SQL

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 86 (6.70%) Elasticsearch
2 39 (3.04%) CMS
3 33 (2.57%) Apache
4 25 (1.95%) nginx
5 23 (1.79%) Tomcat
6 22 (1.71%) Apache Spark
6 22 (1.71%) WordPress
7 19 (1.48%) Confluence
8 11 (0.86%) Apache Pig
8 11 (0.86%) WebSphere
9 10 (0.78%) Drupal
10 9 (0.70%) Apache Solr
11 8 (0.62%) Skype for Business
12 7 (0.55%) Ethereum
12 7 (0.55%) Hyperledger
12 7 (0.55%) JBoss
12 7 (0.55%) Umbraco
13 6 (0.47%) ExpressionEngine
14 5 (0.39%) Jetty
15 4 (0.31%) EPiServer
Applications
1 20 (1.56%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.078%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.078%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.078%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (0.078%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (0.70%) SAP Hybris
2 6 (0.47%) Magento
3 3 (0.23%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.078%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 216 (16.84%) Amazon AWS
2 118 (9.20%) npm
3 86 (6.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 50 (3.90%) Serverless
5 48 (3.74%) GitHub
6 42 (3.27%) SaaS
7 34 (2.65%) Amazon S3
8 17 (1.33%) AWS Lambda
9 15 (1.17%) Cloud Computing
9 15 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
10 14 (1.09%) IaaS
11 13 (1.01%) Heroku
11 13 (1.01%) Yarn
12 12 (0.94%) Google Play
13 11 (0.86%) PaaS
14 8 (0.62%) Slack
15 7 (0.55%) Amazon SQS
15 7 (0.55%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 7 (0.55%) DigitalOcean
15 7 (0.55%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 55 (4.29%) Internet
2 54 (4.21%) HTTP
3 6 (0.47%) Skype
4 4 (0.31%) LDAP
4 4 (0.31%) VPN
5 3 (0.23%) DNS
5 3 (0.23%) SMS
5 3 (0.23%) VoIP
6 1 (0.078%) DSL
6 1 (0.078%) Firewall
6 1 (0.078%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (9.35%) MySQL
1 120 (9.35%) NoSQL
2 101 (7.87%) MongoDB
3 82 (6.39%) Redis
4 65 (5.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 62 (4.83%) PostgreSQL
6 45 (3.51%) Big Data
6 45 (3.51%) SQL Server
7 28 (2.18%) Hadoop
8 25 (1.95%) Apache Cassandra
9 20 (1.56%) Couchbase
10 19 (1.48%) Relational Database
11 18 (1.40%) Neo4j
12 14 (1.09%) Blockchain
13 11 (0.86%) Apache Hive
14 9 (0.70%) Endeca
14 9 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
15 8 (0.62%) Amazon Redshift
16 6 (0.47%) MariaDB
17 5 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 396 (30.87%) Git (software)
2 386 (30.09%) webpack
3 256 (19.95%) gulp
4 172 (13.41%) Grunt
5 169 (13.17%) Jasmine
6 159 (12.39%) Babel
7 124 (9.66%) Mocha
8 122 (9.51%) Karma Test Runner
9 118 (9.20%) Jenkins
10 87 (6.78%) Selenium
11 68 (5.30%) Cucumber
12 56 (4.36%) JIRA
13 47 (3.66%) TeamCity
14 44 (3.43%) PostCSS
15 39 (3.04%) WebDriver
16 38 (2.96%) Maven
16 38 (2.96%) Vagrant
17 37 (2.88%) JUnit
18 30 (2.34%) Protractor
19 21 (1.64%) Bower
General
1 210 (16.37%) Finance
2 106 (8.26%) Retail
3 78 (6.08%) Marketing
4 67 (5.22%) Banking
5 66 (5.14%) Games
6 32 (2.49%) Advertising
7 25 (1.95%) Investment Banking
8 24 (1.87%) Financial Institution
9 22 (1.71%) Publishing
10 21 (1.64%) Telecoms
11 15 (1.17%) Law
11 15 (1.17%) Manufacturing
12 14 (1.09%) Electronics
12 14 (1.09%) Front Office
13 11 (0.86%) Legal
14 10 (0.78%) Back Office
15 6 (0.47%) Automotive
15 6 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
16 5 (0.39%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.23%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 1003 (78.18%) Developer
2 403 (31.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 379 (29.54%) JavaScript Developer
4 245 (19.10%) Senior Developer
5 133 (10.37%) Full Stack Developer
6 99 (7.72%) Angular Developer
7 97 (7.56%) Lead Developer
8 95 (7.40%) Node.js Developer
9 87 (6.78%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 80 (6.24%) HTML Developer
11 74 (5.77%) Web Developer
12 71 (5.53%) Senior JavaScript Developer
13 68 (5.30%) UI Developer
14 55 (4.29%) Java Developer
15 53 (4.13%) HTML CSS Developer
16 47 (3.66%) PHP Developer
17 46 (3.59%) .NET Developer
18 45 (3.51%) JavaScript Engineer
19 41 (3.20%) Software Engineer
20 35 (2.73%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 828 (64.54%) CSS
2 764 (59.55%) HTML
3 724 (56.43%) React
4 643 (50.12%) Node.js
5 589 (45.91%) AngularJS
6 551 (42.95%) HTML5
7 448 (34.92%) CSS3
8 433 (33.75%) Sass
9 368 (28.68%) Redux
10 196 (15.28%) jQuery
11 181 (14.11%) RESTful
12 164 (12.78%) .NET
13 159 (12.39%) LESS
14 130 (10.13%) REST
15 129 (10.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 129 (10.05%) Vue (Vue.js)
16 124 (9.66%) Backbone.js
17 119 (9.28%) Express
18 116 (9.04%) Web Services
19 95 (7.40%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 246 (19.17%) User Experience
2 131 (10.21%) Greenfield Project
3 103 (8.03%) Computer Science
4 84 (6.55%) Fintech
5 80 (6.24%) Mobile App
6 34 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
7 30 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (1.40%) RIA
9 17 (1.33%) Social Media
10 15 (1.17%) Data Structures
11 12 (0.94%) Animation
11 12 (0.94%) Virtual Team
12 11 (0.86%) Algorithms
13 10 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 10 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
14 9 (0.70%) W3C
15 8 (0.62%) Clustering
15 8 (0.62%) Hedge funds
16 7 (0.55%) Derivative
17 6 (0.47%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 119 (9.28%) Linux
2 87 (6.78%) Android
3 80 (6.24%) Apple iOS
4 30 (2.34%) Unix
5 28 (2.18%) Windows
6 11 (0.86%) Debian
7 10 (0.78%) CentOS
8 8 (0.62%) Ubuntu
9 7 (0.55%) Windows Phone
10 6 (0.47%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.078%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.078%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 541 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
2 532 (41.47%) Front End Development
3 420 (32.74%) TDD
4 250 (19.49%) OO
5 197 (15.35%) BDD
6 195 (15.20%) Web Development
7 183 (14.26%) Software Engineering
8 170 (13.25%) Unit Testing
9 164 (12.78%) Microservices
10 162 (12.63%) Scrum
11 151 (11.77%) E-Commerce
12 138 (10.76%) Test Automation
13 120 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
14 118 (9.20%) MVC
14 118 (9.20%) Open Source
15 98 (7.64%) Mentoring
16 85 (6.63%) DevOps
16 85 (6.63%) OOP
17 81 (6.31%) Analytics
18 75 (5.85%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1193 (92.99%) JavaScript
2 217 (16.91%) Java
3 169 (13.17%) SQL
4 142 (11.07%) TypeScript
5 133 (10.37%) PHP
6 122 (9.51%) C#
7 94 (7.33%) Python
8 92 (7.17%) ECMAScript
9 49 (3.82%) Scala
10 37 (2.88%) GraphQL
11 34 (2.65%) Go
12 30 (2.34%) Bash Shell
13 28 (2.18%) Ruby
14 22 (1.71%) PHP 7
15 14 (1.09%) Clojure
15 14 (1.09%) Objective-C
16 10 (0.78%) Groovy
17 9 (0.70%) C
18 8 (0.62%) C++
19 7 (0.55%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 87 (6.78%) Degree
2 64 (4.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (1.17%) MBA
4 5 (0.39%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.39%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.23%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.23%) PMP
6 2 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.078%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.078%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (6.24%) QA
2 11 (0.86%) WCAG
3 3 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.23%) GDPR
4 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.16%) MiFID
4 2 (0.16%) WAI
5 1 (0.078%) GCP
System Software
1 214 (16.68%) Docker
2 6 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.39%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.23%) Cygwin
5 2 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.078%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 42 (3.27%) Kubernetes
2 34 (2.65%) logstash
3 30 (2.34%) Kibana
3 30 (2.34%) Terraform
4 28 (2.18%) Packer
5 21 (1.64%) Ansible
6 18 (1.40%) Mesos
7 17 (1.33%) Puppet
8 14 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (0.55%) Hadoop YARN
10 6 (0.47%) ZABBIX
11 5 (0.39%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.16%) AirWatch
12 2 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 1 (0.078%) Grafana
13 1 (0.078%) Graphite
13 1 (0.078%) Nagios
Vendors
1 58 (4.52%) Google
2 25 (1.95%) SAP
3 24 (1.87%) Facebook
4 22 (1.71%) Twitter
5 20 (1.56%) Microsoft
6 17 (1.33%) Apple
7 12 (0.94%) hybris
7 12 (0.94%) Zend
8 11 (0.86%) Oracle
9 9 (0.70%) Adobe
9 9 (0.70%) BroadVision
10 8 (0.62%) Red Hat
11 7 (0.55%) PayPal
12 6 (0.47%) GoCardless
12 6 (0.47%) Sony
13 5 (0.39%) Xamarin
14 4 (0.31%) Capita
15 3 (0.23%) IBM
15 3 (0.23%) Perforce
15 3 (0.23%) VMware