Period
to 17 February 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 17 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ECMAScript 2015 (JavaScript ES2015, ES6)
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 310 383 540
Rank change year-on-year +73 +157 +571
Permanent jobs citing ES6 1,581 1,387 851
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.06% 0.79% 0.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.92% 1.42% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,334 1,188 773
UK median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £35,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -11.11%

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 82,240 97,542 94,080
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.00% 55.69% 53.56%
Number of salaries quoted 67,998 81,955 80,570
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 17 February 2019.

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 17 February 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 +65 1,465 £55,000 -8.33% 404
London +19 881 £65,000 - 249
UK excluding London +146 665 £45,000 - 176
South East +49 205 £45,000 -10.00% 35
North of England +124 158 £42,500 - 55
South West +49 93 £47,750 +12.35% 20
North West +60 82 £47,500 +5.56% 15
Yorkshire +114 73 £40,000 - 36
East of England +56 73 £50,000 -13.04% 20
Midlands +44 53 £45,000 - 25
Scotland +35 49 £50,000 +38.89% 10
West Midlands +47 32 £40,000 +14.29% 14
Wales +44 29 £41,250 +13.79% 10
East Midlands +9 21 £47,500 -5.00% 11
Northern Ireland - 4 £52,500 - 1
North East +17 3 £40,000 - 4
Isle of Man - 1 £67,500 -

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 1,416 (89.56%) JavaScript
2 1,066 (67.43%) HTML
3 1,041 (65.84%) CSS
4 860 (54.40%) React
5 760 (48.07%) Agile Software Development
6 747 (47.25%) Front End Development
7 652 (41.24%) HTML5
8 623 (39.41%) Node.js
9 621 (39.28%) AngularJS
10 605 (38.27%) Git (software)
11 508 (32.13%) Redux
12 470 (29.73%) CSS3
13 414 (26.19%) Sass
14 400 (25.30%) webpack
15 388 (24.54%) User Experience
16 375 (23.72%) TDD
17 369 (23.34%) TypeScript
18 311 (19.67%) Vue.js
19 278 (17.58%) Amazon AWS
20 267 (16.89%) Web Development
21 248 (15.69%) Software Engineering
22 244 (15.43%) Scrum
23 242 (15.31%) PHP
24 237 (14.99%) Java
25 234 (14.80%) RESTful
26 227 (14.36%) Python
27 218 (13.79%) REST
28 210 (13.28%) Finance
29 203 (12.84%) Docker
30 202 (12.78%) React Native

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 64 (4.05%) Elasticsearch
2 62 (3.92%) Confluence
3 53 (3.35%) CMS
4 39 (2.47%) WordPress
5 15 (0.95%) Apache
6 13 (0.82%) Drupal
6 13 (0.82%) Tomcat
7 11 (0.70%) Ethereum
8 10 (0.63%) Apache Spark
8 10 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
8 10 (0.63%) Mule
9 8 (0.51%) Umbraco
10 7 (0.44%) EPiServer
10 7 (0.44%) nginx
11 5 (0.32%) ExpressionEngine
12 4 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.13%) JBoss
13 2 (0.13%) NServiceBus
14 1 (0.063%) OpenStack
Applications
1 30 (1.90%) Photoshop
2 8 (0.51%) InVision
3 6 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
4 2 (0.13%) Final Cut Pro
4 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.063%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 16 (1.01%) Magento
2 4 (0.25%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.13%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 278 (17.58%) Amazon AWS
2 175 (11.07%) npm
3 124 (7.84%) GitHub
4 116 (7.34%) Microsoft Azure
5 80 (5.06%) SaaS
6 76 (4.81%) Serverless
7 67 (4.24%) Google Cloud Platform
8 55 (3.48%) Heroku
9 39 (2.47%) AWS Lambda
10 22 (1.39%) Amazon S3
11 21 (1.33%) Yarn
12 20 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
13 19 (1.20%) Slack
14 11 (0.70%) PaaS
15 10 (0.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 9 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
17 8 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
18 7 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
18 7 (0.44%) IaaS
19 5 (0.32%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 39 (2.47%) HTTP
2 21 (1.33%) Internet
3 5 (0.32%) GoToMeeting
3 5 (0.32%) Skype
3 5 (0.32%) SSH
4 2 (0.13%) AMQP
4 2 (0.13%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.13%) Radio Access Network
5 1 (0.063%) Broadband
5 1 (0.063%) Hyperconnected
5 1 (0.063%) RTMP
5 1 (0.063%) RTSP
5 1 (0.063%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (10.31%) MySQL
2 160 (10.12%) MongoDB
3 137 (8.67%) NoSQL
4 135 (8.54%) PostgreSQL
5 115 (7.27%) SQL Server
6 111 (7.02%) Redis
7 48 (3.04%) Relational Database
8 42 (2.66%) Big Data
9 24 (1.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 14 (0.89%) Blockchain
11 12 (0.76%) SQLite
12 11 (0.70%) Hadoop
13 10 (0.63%) Oracle Database
14 9 (0.57%) Apache Hive
15 6 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
15 6 (0.38%) Azure SQL Database
16 5 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
16 5 (0.32%) MariaDB
16 5 (0.32%) Neo4j
16 5 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 605 (38.27%) Git (software)
2 400 (25.30%) webpack
3 193 (12.21%) gulp
4 134 (8.48%) Grunt
5 123 (7.78%) Babel
5 123 (7.78%) Jasmine
6 120 (7.59%) Mocha
7 108 (6.83%) JIRA
8 97 (6.14%) Jenkins
9 72 (4.55%) Karma Test Runner
10 68 (4.30%) Selenium
11 48 (3.04%) Bitbucket
12 46 (2.91%) Cucumber
12 46 (2.91%) Subversion
13 27 (1.71%) Maven
14 25 (1.58%) git-flow
15 23 (1.45%) GitLab
15 23 (1.45%) JUnit
16 22 (1.39%) PostCSS
17 20 (1.27%) WebDriver
General
1 210 (13.28%) Finance
2 111 (7.02%) Banking
3 77 (4.87%) Retail
4 60 (3.80%) Marketing
5 48 (3.04%) Games
6 32 (2.02%) Publishing
7 24 (1.52%) Advertising
8 23 (1.45%) Investment Banking
9 16 (1.01%) Law
10 14 (0.89%) Manufacturing
11 12 (0.76%) Legal
11 12 (0.76%) Telecoms
12 10 (0.63%) Automotive
12 10 (0.63%) Front Office
13 5 (0.32%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.25%) Music Industry
15 2 (0.13%) Electronics
15 2 (0.13%) Military
15 2 (0.13%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.063%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 1,321 (83.55%) Developer
2 607 (38.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 330 (20.87%) JavaScript Developer
4 271 (17.14%) React Developer
5 252 (15.94%) Senior Developer
6 186 (11.76%) Full Stack Developer
7 128 (8.10%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 106 (6.70%) PHP Developer
9 102 (6.45%) Lead Developer
10 97 (6.14%) Node.js Developer
11 75 (4.74%) Software Engineer
12 73 (4.62%) Junior
13 70 (4.43%) Web Developer
14 65 (4.11%) Junior Developer
15 61 (3.86%) HTML Developer
16 47 (2.97%) UI Developer
17 46 (2.91%) Angular Developer
17 46 (2.91%) HTML CSS Developer
17 46 (2.91%) Senior React Developer
18 44 (2.78%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,066 (67.43%) HTML
2 1,041 (65.84%) CSS
3 860 (54.40%) React
4 652 (41.24%) HTML5
5 623 (39.41%) Node.js
6 621 (39.28%) AngularJS
7 508 (32.13%) Redux
8 470 (29.73%) CSS3
9 414 (26.19%) Sass
10 311 (19.67%) Vue.js
11 234 (14.80%) RESTful
12 218 (13.79%) REST
13 202 (12.78%) React Native
14 183 (11.57%) jQuery
15 156 (9.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 147 (9.30%) .NET
17 142 (8.98%) JSON
18 137 (8.67%) LESS
19 119 (7.53%) Jest
20 116 (7.34%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 388 (24.54%) User Experience
2 142 (8.98%) Fintech
3 127 (8.03%) Mobile App
4 115 (7.27%) Greenfield Project
5 46 (2.91%) Algorithms
6 41 (2.59%) Data Structures
7 36 (2.28%) Analytical Skills
8 33 (2.09%) Self-Motivation
9 23 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
10 21 (1.33%) Mobile Banking
11 19 (1.20%) Social Network
12 18 (1.14%) Virtual Team
13 17 (1.08%) Online Banking
14 14 (0.89%) W3C
15 13 (0.82%) Digital Media
15 13 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 12 (0.76%) Cloud Native
16 12 (0.76%) NHS
17 10 (0.63%) Xbox
18 9 (0.57%) Bitcoin
Operating Systems
1 113 (7.15%) Linux
2 85 (5.38%) Android
3 77 (4.87%) Apple iOS
4 30 (1.90%) Unix
5 25 (1.58%) Windows
6 7 (0.44%) Mac OS
7 6 (0.38%) VMS
8 2 (0.13%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.063%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 760 (48.07%) Agile Software Development
2 747 (47.25%) Front End Development
3 375 (23.72%) TDD
4 267 (16.89%) Web Development
5 248 (15.69%) Software Engineering
6 244 (15.43%) Scrum
7 179 (11.32%) OO
8 168 (10.63%) Test Automation
9 167 (10.56%) BDD
10 155 (9.80%) Unit Testing
11 149 (9.42%) DevOps
12 146 (9.23%) MVC
13 134 (8.48%) Continuous Integration
14 133 (8.41%) Microservices
15 128 (8.10%) Mentoring
16 122 (7.72%) Artificial Intelligence
17 119 (7.53%) E-Commerce
18 117 (7.40%) Problem-Solving
19 114 (7.21%) Computer Science
20 100 (6.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1,416 (89.56%) JavaScript
2 369 (23.34%) TypeScript
3 242 (15.31%) PHP
4 237 (14.99%) Java
5 227 (14.36%) Python
6 181 (11.45%) C#
7 174 (11.01%) ES7
8 159 (10.06%) SQL
9 109 (6.89%) Ruby
10 58 (3.67%) Apple Swift
11 56 (3.54%) Objective-C
12 42 (2.66%) Java 8
13 40 (2.53%) C++
14 37 (2.34%) Scala
15 34 (2.15%) Kotlin
16 29 (1.83%) Bash Shell
17 28 (1.77%) C
18 24 (1.52%) Go
19 22 (1.39%) ES8
20 21 (1.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 150 (9.49%) Degree
2 95 (6.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (0.63%) PhD
4 3 (0.19%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (5.44%) QA
2 8 (0.51%) WCAG
3 2 (0.13%) PMO
3 2 (0.13%) WAI
System Software
1 203 (12.84%) Docker
2 9 (0.57%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (0.19%) etcd
4 1 (0.063%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 71 (4.49%) Kubernetes
2 26 (1.64%) Mesos
3 18 (1.14%) Terraform
4 17 (1.08%) Marathon
5 15 (0.95%) Ansible
6 9 (0.57%) Puppet
7 8 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (0.44%) Consul
9 6 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (0.25%) Kibana
11 3 (0.19%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.19%) logstash
12 2 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
13 1 (0.063%) Grafana
13 1 (0.063%) Packer
13 1 (0.063%) Pingdom
13 1 (0.063%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 67 (4.24%) Google
2 37 (2.34%) Microsoft
3 28 (1.77%) Adobe
4 26 (1.64%) Oracle
5 20 (1.27%) Cypress Semiconductor
6 18 (1.14%) Facebook
7 16 (1.01%) Sencha
8 15 (0.95%) Xamarin
9 12 (0.76%) Zend
10 10 (0.63%) AppDynamics
10 10 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
10 10 (0.63%) Splunk
11 9 (0.57%) Atlassian
12 7 (0.44%) Apple
12 7 (0.44%) Sitecore
13 6 (0.38%) Twitter
14 5 (0.32%) SAP
15 4 (0.25%) Foundry
16 3 (0.19%) DevExpress
16 3 (0.19%) New Relic