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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 30 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ECMAScript 2015 (JavaScript ES2015, ES6)
UK
6 months to
30 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 313 268 297
Rank change year-on-year -45 +29 +4
Permanent jobs citing ES6 2,118 1,387 858
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.19% 1.30% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.21% 2.37% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 688 844 729
10th Percentile £38,750 £38,325 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £61,500 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year -2.44% +6.96% +4.55%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £91,625 £85,000 £85,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% +5.56%

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 95,707 58,623 43,954
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.77% 55.05% 55.54%
Number of salaries quoted 44,369 41,578 36,510
10th Percentile £36,750 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

ES6
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ES6 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ES6 in the UK

ES6
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing ES6.

Salary trend for ES6 in the UK

ES6
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing ES6 over the 6 months to 30 June 2022.

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 30 June 2022. 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
Jobs
England -72 1,684 £60,000 -2.44% 78
London -88 1,113 £67,500 -3.57% 32
Work from Home -71 954 £60,000 - 44
UK excluding London -67 595 £55,000 +4.76% 48
North of England -11 177 £53,750 +2.38% 17
South East -66 146 £65,000 +18.18% 11
Midlands -13 139 £50,000 - 11
West Midlands -39 91 £59,000 +2.61% 6
North West -40 85 £57,500 +4.55% 11
Yorkshire -24 74 £55,000 +4.76% 6
East Midlands 0 48 £50,000 +2.04% 5
East of England -54 46 £45,000 -30.77% 2
Scotland -23 42 £66,500 +36.41%
South West -114 40 £52,500 +5.00% 4
North East -9 18 £25,000 -41.18%
Wales -32 6 £58,750 +15.76% 3
Northern Ireland -22 1 - -

For the 6 months to 30 June 2022, 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 1,946 (91.88%) JavaScript
2 1,671 (78.90%) React
3 1,350 (63.74%) CSS
4 1,244 (58.73%) HTML
5 1,135 (53.59%) Agile
6 1,073 (50.66%) Node.js
7 946 (44.66%) Git (software)
8 867 (40.93%) TypeScript
9 826 (39.00%) Sass
10 818 (38.62%) Front End Development
11 748 (35.32%) HTML5
12 687 (32.44%) Software Engineering
13 671 (31.68%) Redux
14 670 (31.63%) webpack
15 608 (28.71%) AWS
16 599 (28.28%) Full Stack Development
17 583 (27.53%) AngularJS
18 582 (27.48%) User Experience
19 581 (27.43%) Jest
20 557 (26.30%) Docker
21 534 (25.21%) REST
22 521 (24.60%) CI/CD
23 513 (24.22%) Social Skills
24 489 (23.09%) TDD
25 454 (21.44%) CSS3
26 446 (21.06%) Finance
27 429 (20.25%) Vue.js
28 422 (19.92%) Microservices
29 412 (19.45%) Test Automation
30 405 (19.12%) Python

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 95 (4.49%) CMS
2 86 (4.06%) Confluence
3 68 (3.21%) Drupal
4 52 (2.46%) nginx
5 51 (2.41%) Cloud Foundry
5 51 (2.41%) WordPress
6 47 (2.22%) Apache
7 39 (1.84%) Headless CMS
8 26 (1.23%) Jupyter
9 21 (0.99%) IIS
10 19 (0.90%) WebLogic
11 17 (0.80%) Ethereum
12 16 (0.76%) Tornado
13 15 (0.71%) Tomcat
14 9 (0.42%) GeoServer
14 9 (0.42%) Strapi
15 5 (0.24%) Apache Spark
15 5 (0.24%) WebSphere
16 4 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 2 (0.094%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 77 (3.64%) Sketch
2 59 (2.79%) Photoshop
3 30 (1.42%) Chatbot
4 22 (1.04%) Adobe Illustrator
5 17 (0.80%) Zeplin
6 13 (0.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 13 (0.61%) Adobe XD
7 10 (0.47%) InVision
8 5 (0.24%) FileZilla
9 4 (0.19%) MS Visio
9 4 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.047%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 17 (0.80%) Shopify
2 3 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.14%) Magento
3 1 (0.047%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.047%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 608 (28.71%) AWS
2 323 (15.25%) npm
3 292 (13.79%) Azure
4 277 (13.08%) GitHub
5 244 (11.52%) GCP
6 212 (10.01%) Serverless
7 158 (7.46%) SaaS
8 138 (6.52%) AWS Lambda
9 118 (5.57%) Heroku
10 114 (5.38%) Figma
11 101 (4.77%) Amazon SQS
12 91 (4.30%) Amazon S3
13 90 (4.25%) Amazon ECS
14 85 (4.01%) Amazon EC2
15 78 (3.68%) Yarn
16 64 (3.02%) Cloudflare
17 57 (2.69%) GitHub Actions
18 52 (2.46%) IaaS
19 51 (2.41%) PaaS
20 41 (1.94%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 111 (5.24%) Internet
2 86 (4.06%) HTTP
3 17 (0.80%) DNS
4 14 (0.66%) Broadband
4 14 (0.66%) MQTT
5 11 (0.52%) SSH
6 10 (0.47%) 5G
7 8 (0.38%) Asterisk PBX
8 5 (0.24%) FTP
9 4 (0.19%) Firewall
10 3 (0.14%) Reverse Proxy
11 2 (0.094%) SD-WAN
11 2 (0.094%) WAN
12 1 (0.047%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 387 (18.27%) PostgreSQL
2 319 (15.06%) MySQL
3 220 (10.39%) Redis
4 163 (7.70%) Relational Database
5 151 (7.13%) MongoDB
6 135 (6.37%) NoSQL
7 102 (4.82%) DynamoDB
8 82 (3.87%) Amazon RDS
9 54 (2.55%) SQL Server
10 43 (2.03%) Big Data
11 27 (1.27%) RDBMS
12 19 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
13 17 (0.80%) MariaDB
14 15 (0.71%) Neo4j
15 13 (0.61%) Couchbase
16 9 (0.42%) Amazon Aurora
17 5 (0.24%) Hazelcast
18 4 (0.19%) Apache Cassandra
18 4 (0.19%) DB2
18 4 (0.19%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 946 (44.66%) Git (software)
2 670 (31.63%) webpack
3 299 (14.12%) JIRA
4 252 (11.90%) Jenkins
5 217 (10.25%) gulp
6 212 (10.01%) Cypress.io
7 159 (7.51%) CircleCI
8 154 (7.27%) Babel
9 143 (6.75%) Mocha
10 137 (6.47%) GitLab
11 132 (6.23%) Grunt
12 91 (4.30%) Selenium
13 79 (3.73%) Storybook
14 75 (3.54%) Cucumber
15 66 (3.12%) SonarQube
16 63 (2.97%) Browser DevTools
16 63 (2.97%) RSpec
17 61 (2.88%) Jasmine
18 58 (2.74%) PostCSS
19 50 (2.36%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 513 (24.22%) Social Skills
2 446 (21.06%) Finance
3 215 (10.15%) Marketing
4 211 (9.96%) Games
5 159 (7.51%) Retail
6 140 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
7 134 (6.33%) Public Sector
8 123 (5.81%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 103 (4.86%) Automotive
10 98 (4.63%) Pharmaceutical
11 89 (4.20%) Legal
12 81 (3.82%) Publishing
13 46 (2.17%) Banking
14 32 (1.51%) Organisational Skills
15 31 (1.46%) Local Government
16 30 (1.42%) Presentation Skills
17 26 (1.23%) Front Office
18 24 (1.13%) Law
19 23 (1.09%) Financial Institution
20 21 (0.99%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1,434 (67.71%) Developer
2 648 (30.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 396 (18.70%) Senior Developer
4 358 (16.90%) Software Engineer
5 269 (12.70%) React Developer
6 233 (11.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 189 (8.92%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 165 (7.79%) Senior Software Engineer
9 154 (7.27%) JavaScript Developer
10 100 (4.72%) Lead Developer
11 86 (4.06%) Angular Developer
12 73 (3.45%) Backend Developer
13 65 (3.07%) Senior Full Stack Developer
14 63 (2.97%) Web Developer
15 57 (2.69%) JavaScript Engineer
16 53 (2.50%) UI Developer
17 45 (2.12%) Senior React Developer
18 44 (2.08%) Senior JavaScript Developer
19 33 (1.56%) Principal Engineer
19 33 (1.56%) Senior Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,671 (78.90%) React
2 1,350 (63.74%) CSS
3 1,244 (58.73%) HTML
4 1,073 (50.66%) Node.js
5 826 (39.00%) Sass
6 748 (35.32%) HTML5
7 671 (31.68%) Redux
8 583 (27.53%) AngularJS
9 581 (27.43%) Jest
10 534 (25.21%) REST
11 454 (21.44%) CSS3
12 429 (20.25%) Vue.js
13 318 (15.01%) GraphQL
14 270 (12.75%) jQuery
15 259 (12.23%) RESTful
16 232 (10.95%) .NET
17 226 (10.67%) React Native
18 222 (10.48%) Express
19 215 (10.15%) Spring
20 214 (10.10%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 582 (27.48%) User Experience
2 183 (8.64%) Mobile App
3 123 (5.81%) Virtual Team
4 111 (5.24%) Greenfield Project
5 109 (5.15%) Enterprise Software
6 94 (4.44%) Data Structures
7 82 (3.87%) Self-Motivation
8 73 (3.45%) Blog
9 63 (2.97%) Cloud Native
10 59 (2.79%) Blockchain
10 59 (2.79%) NHS
11 55 (2.60%) PMI
12 49 (2.31%) Legacy Systems
13 48 (2.27%) Life Science
14 45 (2.12%) Linux Command Line
15 44 (2.08%) Algorithms
16 43 (2.03%) e-Learning
17 41 (1.94%) Wiki
18 37 (1.75%) Animation
19 33 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 166 (7.84%) Linux
2 157 (7.41%) Android
3 148 (6.99%) Apple iOS
4 78 (3.68%) Windows
5 38 (1.79%) Unix
6 22 (1.04%) tvOS
7 17 (0.80%) Debian
8 13 (0.61%) Ubuntu
9 12 (0.57%) Mac OS
10 8 (0.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,135 (53.59%) Agile
2 818 (38.62%) Front End Development
3 687 (32.44%) Software Engineering
4 599 (28.28%) Full Stack Development
5 521 (24.60%) CI/CD
6 489 (23.09%) TDD
7 422 (19.92%) Microservices
8 412 (19.45%) Test Automation
9 351 (16.57%) Mentoring
10 345 (16.29%) Web Development
11 340 (16.05%) Scrum
12 335 (15.82%) DevOps
13 320 (15.11%) UX Design
14 301 (14.21%) Continuous Integration
15 285 (13.46%) Problem-Solving
16 267 (12.61%) Unit Testing
17 237 (11.19%) OO
18 229 (10.81%) Computer Science
18 229 (10.81%) SEO
19 209 (9.87%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1,946 (91.88%) JavaScript
2 867 (40.93%) TypeScript
3 405 (19.12%) Python
4 366 (17.28%) Java
5 225 (10.62%) Ruby
6 218 (10.29%) PHP
7 217 (10.25%) SQL
8 141 (6.66%) ES7
9 123 (5.81%) C#
10 96 (4.53%) Go
11 68 (3.21%) Scala
12 53 (2.50%) C
13 42 (1.98%) Rust
14 36 (1.70%) Bash
15 32 (1.51%) C++
16 29 (1.37%) ES8
17 24 (1.13%) Objective-C
18 21 (0.99%) Perl
19 16 (0.76%) Apple Swift
20 13 (0.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 301 (14.21%) Degree
2 85 (4.01%) Computer Science Degree
2 85 (4.01%) Master's Degree
3 55 (2.60%) PMI Certification
4 11 (0.52%) Security Cleared
5 10 (0.47%) SC Cleared
6 9 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
7 6 (0.28%) HND
8 1 (0.047%) SANS
8 1 (0.047%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 342 (16.15%) Accessibility
2 233 (11.00%) QA
3 26 (1.23%) WCAG
4 15 (0.71%) WAI
5 8 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 557 (26.30%) Docker
2 7 (0.33%) VirtualBox
3 4 (0.19%) iptables
4 1 (0.047%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.047%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 370 (17.47%) Kubernetes
2 108 (5.10%) Terraform
3 39 (1.84%) Docker Swarm
4 29 (1.37%) Grafana
5 23 (1.09%) Prometheus
6 21 (0.99%) Hadoop YARN
7 13 (0.61%) HAProxy
7 13 (0.61%) Kibana
7 13 (0.61%) logstash
7 13 (0.61%) MIIS
7 13 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (0.61%) Opsgenie
7 13 (0.61%) Pingdom
7 13 (0.61%) ZABBIX
8 8 (0.38%) Puppet
8 8 (0.38%) Rancher
9 4 (0.19%) Proxmox
10 1 (0.047%) Ansible
10 1 (0.047%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.047%) yum
Vendors
1 195 (9.21%) Google
2 77 (3.64%) New Relic
3 51 (2.41%) Sun
4 45 (2.12%) Sony
5 40 (1.89%) Adobe
6 37 (1.75%) Microsoft
7 34 (1.61%) Oracle
8 26 (1.23%) Siemens
9 22 (1.04%) Roku
9 22 (1.04%) Samsung
10 21 (0.99%) Zend
11 20 (0.94%) Apple
11 20 (0.94%) LexisNexis
12 14 (0.66%) Atlassian
13 12 (0.57%) Datto
14 10 (0.47%) Red Hat
15 9 (0.42%) Sencha
16 6 (0.28%) DoubleClick
16 6 (0.28%) Optimizely
16 6 (0.28%) Salesforce.com