Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ECMAScript 2015 (ES6, ES2015)
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 408 659 1232
Rank change year-on-year +251 +573 +113
Permanent jobs citing ES6 1303 673 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.75% 0.35% 0.037%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.35% 0.66% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 1160 594 71
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £32,250
% change year-on-year +5.88% +31.78% -

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 96575 101521 113430
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.40% 52.67% 51.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79280 87681 97002
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +234 1269 £60,000 +4.35% 90
London +197 931 £65,000 +4.00% 56
UK excluding London +191 354 £45,000 +5.88% 35
South East +154 127 £47,500 - 11
North of England +88 124 £42,500 - 14
Yorkshire +72 67 £35,500 -21.11% 4
North West +18 54 £45,000 +5.88% 10
South West +36 35 £42,500 +6.25% 1
East of England +24 30 £60,000 +4.35% 4
Midlands -9 24 £37,500 -11.76% 4
East Midlands +23 15 £35,000 -17.65% 1
West Midlands -23 9 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Scotland +4 7 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Wales - 7 £37,500 -
North East +14 3 £42,500 +13.33%

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 1228 (94.24%) JavaScript
2 871 (66.85%) CSS
3 803 (61.63%) HTML
4 750 (57.56%) React
5 672 (51.57%) Node.js
6 599 (45.97%) AngularJS
7 570 (43.75%) HTML5
8 513 (39.37%) Agile Software Development
9 498 (38.22%) Front End Development
10 468 (35.92%) CSS3
11 438 (33.61%) Sass
12 435 (33.38%) TDD
13 389 (29.85%) Redux
14 378 (29.01%) webpack
15 377 (28.93%) Git (software)
16 293 (22.49%) OO
17 246 (18.88%) gulp
18 218 (16.73%) User Experience
19 215 (16.50%) Amazon AWS
20 214 (16.42%) Java
20 214 (16.42%) Software Engineering
21 208 (15.96%) jQuery
22 207 (15.89%) Web Development
23 193 (14.81%) Jasmine
24 192 (14.74%) Unit Testing
25 191 (14.66%) Docker
26 188 (14.43%) LESS
27 180 (13.81%) Babel
27 180 (13.81%) E-Commerce
28 171 (13.12%) Grunt

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 71 (5.45%) Elasticsearch
2 51 (3.91%) Apache
3 50 (3.84%) CMS
4 28 (2.15%) Confluence
5 27 (2.07%) WordPress
6 21 (1.61%) nginx
7 20 (1.53%) Tomcat
8 17 (1.30%) Apache Spark
9 14 (1.07%) Ethereum
9 14 (1.07%) Hyperledger
10 13 (1.00%) WebSphere
11 12 (0.92%) Apache Pig
12 8 (0.61%) Apache Solr
12 8 (0.61%) Drupal
13 7 (0.54%) ColdFusion
14 6 (0.46%) Jetty
14 6 (0.46%) Mule
14 6 (0.46%) Mule ESB
14 6 (0.46%) Skype for Business
14 6 (0.46%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (0.61%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.077%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.077%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 18 (1.38%) SAP Hybris
2 3 (0.23%) Shopify
3 2 (0.15%) Magento
3 2 (0.15%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 215 (16.50%) Amazon AWS
2 107 (8.21%) npm
3 88 (6.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 70 (5.37%) GitHub
5 39 (2.99%) SaaS
6 36 (2.76%) Amazon S3
7 18 (1.38%) AWS Lambda
7 18 (1.38%) Yarn
8 15 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
9 12 (0.92%) Heroku
10 11 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
10 11 (0.84%) PaaS
11 9 (0.69%) Firebase
11 9 (0.69%) IaaS
12 8 (0.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 7 (0.54%) Amazon SQS
13 7 (0.54%) CloudFront
13 7 (0.54%) DigitalOcean
13 7 (0.54%) Google Analytics
13 7 (0.54%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 64 (4.91%) Internet
2 50 (3.84%) HTTP
3 11 (0.84%) DNS
4 5 (0.38%) Skype
5 4 (0.31%) LDAP
5 4 (0.31%) SSH
5 4 (0.31%) VPN
6 1 (0.077%) Broadband
6 1 (0.077%) Firewall
6 1 (0.077%) SSL
6 1 (0.077%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (9.13%) MySQL
2 108 (8.29%) NoSQL
3 92 (7.06%) MongoDB
4 73 (5.60%) Redis
5 64 (4.91%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 56 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
7 44 (3.38%) Big Data
8 41 (3.15%) SQL Server
9 39 (2.99%) Blockchain
10 24 (1.84%) Apache Cassandra
11 23 (1.77%) Hadoop
12 21 (1.61%) Relational Database
13 19 (1.46%) Couchbase
14 18 (1.38%) Endeca
15 15 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
16 12 (0.92%) Apache Hive
17 8 (0.61%) Qlik Sense
18 7 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
18 7 (0.54%) Amazon Redshift
18 7 (0.54%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 378 (29.01%) webpack
2 377 (28.93%) Git (software)
3 246 (18.88%) gulp
4 193 (14.81%) Jasmine
5 180 (13.81%) Babel
6 171 (13.12%) Grunt
7 143 (10.97%) Karma Test Runner
8 138 (10.59%) Mocha
9 96 (7.37%) Jenkins
10 80 (6.14%) Selenium
11 67 (5.14%) JIRA
12 49 (3.76%) PostCSS
13 43 (3.30%) Cucumber
14 39 (2.99%) TeamCity
15 36 (2.76%) Maven
16 35 (2.69%) WebDriver
17 32 (2.46%) Vagrant
18 31 (2.38%) JUnit
19 25 (1.92%) Bower
20 22 (1.69%) git-flow
General
1 167 (12.82%) Finance
2 113 (8.67%) Retail
3 62 (4.76%) Games
4 57 (4.37%) Marketing
5 45 (3.45%) Banking
6 30 (2.30%) Advertising
7 29 (2.23%) Investment Banking
8 28 (2.15%) Law
9 24 (1.84%) Telecoms
10 23 (1.77%) Legal
11 22 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
12 19 (1.46%) Financial Institution
13 16 (1.23%) Front Office
14 10 (0.77%) Back Office
15 7 (0.54%) Publishing
16 6 (0.46%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.23%) Automotive
17 3 (0.23%) Digital Economy
17 3 (0.23%) Music Industry
18 2 (0.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1028 (78.89%) Developer
2 407 (31.24%) JavaScript Developer
3 367 (28.17%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 257 (19.72%) Senior Developer
5 152 (11.67%) Full Stack Developer
6 110 (8.44%) Node.js Developer
7 95 (7.29%) Lead Developer
8 92 (7.06%) HTML Developer
9 91 (6.98%) Angular Developer
10 83 (6.37%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 77 (5.91%) Senior JavaScript Developer
12 75 (5.76%) Web Developer
13 59 (4.53%) HTML CSS Developer
14 57 (4.37%) PHP Developer
15 53 (4.07%) UI Developer
16 51 (3.91%) Java Developer
17 50 (3.84%) JavaScript Engineer
18 46 (3.53%) .NET Developer
19 42 (3.22%) Senior Full Stack Developer
20 39 (2.99%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 871 (66.85%) CSS
2 803 (61.63%) HTML
3 750 (57.56%) React
4 672 (51.57%) Node.js
5 599 (45.97%) AngularJS
6 570 (43.75%) HTML5
7 468 (35.92%) CSS3
8 438 (33.61%) Sass
9 389 (29.85%) Redux
10 208 (15.96%) jQuery
11 188 (14.43%) LESS
12 161 (12.36%) .NET
13 151 (11.59%) REST
14 132 (10.13%) RESTful
15 130 (9.98%) Backbone.js
16 116 (8.90%) Web Services
17 115 (8.83%) Express
17 115 (8.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 91 (6.98%) Vue.js
19 89 (6.83%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 218 (16.73%) User Experience
2 109 (8.37%) Greenfield Project
3 95 (7.29%) Computer Science
4 76 (5.83%) Mobile App
5 60 (4.60%) Fintech
6 36 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (1.84%) Linux Command Line
8 20 (1.53%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (1.30%) RIA
10 16 (1.23%) Social Media
10 16 (1.23%) Virtual Team
11 15 (1.15%) Data Structures
12 12 (0.92%) Algorithms
13 11 (0.84%) W3C
14 10 (0.77%) Animation
15 9 (0.69%) Data Centre
16 8 (0.61%) Clustering
16 8 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 7 (0.54%) Derivative
18 6 (0.46%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 140 (10.74%) Linux
2 88 (6.75%) Android
3 73 (5.60%) Apple iOS
4 23 (1.77%) Windows
5 19 (1.46%) CentOS
6 15 (1.15%) Unix
7 12 (0.92%) Debian
8 10 (0.77%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.38%) Mac OS
9 5 (0.38%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 513 (39.37%) Agile Software Development
2 498 (38.22%) Front End Development
3 435 (33.38%) TDD
4 293 (22.49%) OO
5 214 (16.42%) Software Engineering
6 207 (15.89%) Web Development
7 192 (14.74%) Unit Testing
8 180 (13.81%) E-Commerce
9 149 (11.44%) Microservices
10 143 (10.97%) MVC
11 136 (10.44%) BDD
12 130 (9.98%) Test Automation
13 128 (9.82%) Scrum
14 121 (9.29%) Continuous Integration
15 108 (8.29%) Mentoring
16 101 (7.75%) Open Source
17 88 (6.75%) DevOps
18 83 (6.37%) Analytics
18 83 (6.37%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
18 83 (6.37%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1228 (94.24%) JavaScript
2 214 (16.42%) Java
3 158 (12.13%) PHP
4 134 (10.28%) SQL
5 125 (9.59%) C#
6 123 (9.44%) TypeScript
7 119 (9.13%) ECMAScript
8 91 (6.98%) Python
9 53 (4.07%) Scala
10 49 (3.76%) Go
11 32 (2.46%) Bash Shell
12 26 (2.00%) GraphQL
13 18 (1.38%) PHP 7
13 18 (1.38%) Ruby
14 16 (1.23%) Groovy
15 15 (1.15%) C
16 12 (0.92%) Clojure
17 11 (0.84%) PL/SQL
18 10 (0.77%) C++
19 9 (0.69%) JSX
Qualifications
1 86 (6.60%) Degree
2 51 (3.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (1.00%) MBA
4 4 (0.31%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.31%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.23%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.23%) PMP
6 2 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.077%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (5.07%) QA
2 7 (0.54%) WCAG
3 6 (0.46%) MiFID
4 3 (0.23%) GDPR
5 2 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.15%) WAI
6 1 (0.077%) GCP
System Software
1 191 (14.66%) Docker
2 9 (0.69%) Hyper-V
2 9 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.31%) Firmware
4 3 (0.23%) Cygwin
5 2 (0.15%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.077%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 62 (4.76%) Kubernetes
2 38 (2.92%) logstash
3 32 (2.46%) Ansible
4 29 (2.23%) Kibana
4 29 (2.23%) Packer
4 29 (2.23%) Terraform
5 17 (1.30%) Mesos
6 16 (1.23%) Puppet
7 13 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (0.69%) Hadoop YARN
8 9 (0.69%) ZABBIX
9 5 (0.38%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.15%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 46 (3.53%) Google
2 29 (2.23%) Facebook
3 21 (1.61%) hybris
3 21 (1.61%) SAP
4 20 (1.53%) Microsoft
5 18 (1.38%) BroadVision
5 18 (1.38%) Oracle
6 15 (1.15%) Xamarin
7 13 (1.00%) Twitter
8 12 (0.92%) Red Hat
9 10 (0.77%) Zend
10 8 (0.61%) Adobe
11 6 (0.46%) FXall
11 6 (0.46%) PayPal
11 6 (0.46%) Reuters
11 6 (0.46%) Sony
12 5 (0.38%) Apple
13 4 (0.31%) Appcelerator
14 3 (0.23%) ION Trading
15 2 (0.15%) TIBCO