Period
to 26 June 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 26 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ECMAScript 2015 (JavaScript ES2015, ES6)
UK
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 291 370 435
Rank change year-on-year +79 +65 +419
Permanent jobs citing ES6 1,632 1,504 1,252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.13% 0.86% 0.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.09% 1.54% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,318 1,264 1,115
UK median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% -4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £88,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 77,963 97,884 95,981
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.96% 56.10% 55.28%
Number of salaries quoted 63,837 81,485 81,028
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,133
% change year-on-year - +6.81% +5.33%

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 26 June 2019.

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 26 June 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 +69 1,544 £55,000 -4.35% 70
London +29 841 £65,000 - 36
UK excluding London +145 762 £45,000 - 36
South East +40 208 £50,000 +5.26% 8
North of England +98 184 £45,000 +5.88% 9
North West +78 137 £46,250 +2.78% 5
South West +90 129 £50,000 +21.21% 12
East of England +94 91 £50,500 +1.00% 1
Midlands +53 84 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Scotland +36 58 £42,500 +18.06% 1
West Midlands +64 56 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Yorkshire +39 44 £40,000 +6.67% 3
East Midlands +34 28 £51,250 -6.82% 2
Wales +20 8 £39,000 - 1
North East +15 3 £40,000 +23.08% 1

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 1,457 (89.28%) JavaScript
2 1,054 (64.58%) HTML
3 1,029 (63.05%) CSS
4 890 (54.53%) React
5 840 (51.47%) Agile Software Development
6 672 (41.18%) Node.js
7 662 (40.56%) AngularJS
8 657 (40.26%) Front End Development
9 615 (37.68%) HTML5
10 586 (35.91%) Git (software)
11 514 (31.50%) Redux
12 441 (27.02%) CSS3
13 432 (26.47%) User Experience
14 424 (25.98%) TypeScript
15 395 (24.20%) Sass
16 369 (22.61%) webpack
17 362 (22.18%) TDD
18 347 (21.26%) Amazon AWS
19 343 (21.02%) Scrum
20 287 (17.59%) Software Engineering
21 283 (17.34%) Vue.js
22 274 (16.79%) RESTful
23 264 (16.18%) OO
24 260 (15.93%) Java
25 254 (15.56%) Web Development
26 244 (14.95%) Finance
27 242 (14.83%) Docker
28 232 (14.22%) Python
29 219 (13.42%) PHP
30 211 (12.93%) Unit Testing

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 53 (3.25%) Confluence
2 38 (2.33%) CMS
3 32 (1.96%) WordPress
4 30 (1.84%) Elasticsearch
5 19 (1.16%) Drupal
6 13 (0.80%) Umbraco
7 11 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
7 11 (0.67%) nginx
7 11 (0.67%) Tomcat
8 9 (0.55%) Mule
9 8 (0.49%) Apache
10 5 (0.31%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.25%) JBoss
12 3 (0.18%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.18%) EPiServer
12 3 (0.18%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.12%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.12%) Hyperledger
13 2 (0.12%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 22 (1.35%) Adobe XD
2 16 (0.98%) Photoshop
3 10 (0.61%) Sketch
4 8 (0.49%) InVision
5 6 (0.37%) Zeplin
6 5 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.25%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.25%) Notepad++
8 2 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (0.12%) Final Cut Pro
8 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
8 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
9 1 (0.061%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.061%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.061%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.061%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 24 (1.47%) Magento
2 4 (0.25%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.061%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 347 (21.26%) Amazon AWS
2 173 (10.60%) npm
3 151 (9.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 116 (7.11%) SaaS
5 111 (6.80%) GitHub
6 94 (5.76%) Serverless
7 60 (3.68%) Google Cloud Platform
8 51 (3.13%) AWS Lambda
9 50 (3.06%) Cloud Computing
10 34 (2.08%) Yarn
11 27 (1.65%) AWS CloudFormation
12 23 (1.41%) Heroku
13 17 (1.04%) Amazon S3
14 15 (0.92%) OpenShift
14 15 (0.92%) Slack
15 11 (0.67%) PaaS
16 10 (0.61%) Datadog
17 9 (0.55%) IaaS
18 7 (0.43%) Amazon Kinesis
19 6 (0.37%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.45%) Broadband
2 33 (2.02%) HTTP
3 17 (1.04%) Internet
4 9 (0.55%) Skype
5 6 (0.37%) GoToMeeting
5 6 (0.37%) SSH
6 1 (0.061%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.061%) DNS
6 1 (0.061%) RTMP
6 1 (0.061%) RTSP
6 1 (0.061%) SSL
6 1 (0.061%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (6.62%) PostgreSQL
2 105 (6.43%) MongoDB
3 100 (6.13%) NoSQL
4 99 (6.07%) MySQL
5 90 (5.51%) SQL Server
6 64 (3.92%) Redis
7 47 (2.88%) Relational Database
8 38 (2.33%) Big Data
9 27 (1.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 20 (1.23%) GIS
11 12 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
12 11 (0.67%) Neo4j
13 9 (0.55%) Couchbase
13 9 (0.55%) SQLite
14 8 (0.49%) Mixpanel
15 6 (0.37%) Blockchain
15 6 (0.37%) Event Store
16 5 (0.31%) RDBMS
17 4 (0.25%) MariaDB
18 3 (0.18%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 586 (35.91%) Git (software)
2 369 (22.61%) webpack
3 165 (10.11%) Jasmine
4 140 (8.58%) gulp
5 129 (7.90%) JIRA
6 110 (6.74%) Mocha
7 108 (6.62%) Babel
8 86 (5.27%) Jenkins
9 79 (4.84%) Grunt
10 75 (4.60%) Selenium
11 64 (3.92%) Cucumber
12 46 (2.82%) Bitbucket
12 46 (2.82%) Karma Test Runner
13 45 (2.76%) Subversion
14 32 (1.96%) PostCSS
15 28 (1.72%) GitLab
16 26 (1.59%) git-flow
17 20 (1.23%) Bundler
18 19 (1.16%) JUnit
18 19 (1.16%) Maven
General
1 244 (14.95%) Finance
2 132 (8.09%) Banking
3 101 (6.19%) Retail
4 83 (5.09%) Marketing
5 56 (3.43%) Games
6 35 (2.14%) Law
7 27 (1.65%) Manufacturing
8 18 (1.10%) Publishing
9 17 (1.04%) Advertising
9 17 (1.04%) Automotive
10 16 (0.98%) Telecoms
11 13 (0.80%) Multimedia
12 11 (0.67%) Electronics
12 11 (0.67%) Front Office
13 8 (0.49%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.37%) Online Betting
14 6 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.31%) Legal
15 5 (0.31%) Local Government
16 4 (0.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1,350 (82.72%) Developer
2 571 (34.99%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 378 (23.16%) React Developer
4 374 (22.92%) JavaScript Developer
5 261 (15.99%) Senior Developer
6 151 (9.25%) Full Stack Developer
7 138 (8.46%) Software Engineer
8 126 (7.72%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 102 (6.25%) UI Developer
10 92 (5.64%) Lead Developer
10 92 (5.64%) Node.js Developer
11 73 (4.47%) HTML Developer
12 69 (4.23%) Web Developer
13 67 (4.11%) Senior React Developer
14 57 (3.49%) Angular Developer
14 57 (3.49%) Development Engineer
15 54 (3.31%) PHP Developer
16 51 (3.13%) HTML CSS Developer
17 49 (3.00%) Junior
17 49 (3.00%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,054 (64.58%) HTML
2 1,029 (63.05%) CSS
3 890 (54.53%) React
4 672 (41.18%) Node.js
5 662 (40.56%) AngularJS
6 615 (37.68%) HTML5
7 514 (31.50%) Redux
8 441 (27.02%) CSS3
9 395 (24.20%) Sass
10 283 (17.34%) Vue.js
11 274 (16.79%) RESTful
12 205 (12.56%) React Native
13 179 (10.97%) .NET
14 178 (10.91%) REST
15 160 (9.80%) jQuery
16 149 (9.13%) Jest
17 134 (8.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 133 (8.15%) JSON
19 120 (7.35%) LESS
20 119 (7.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 432 (26.47%) User Experience
2 107 (6.56%) Greenfield Project
3 105 (6.43%) Mobile App
4 92 (5.64%) Data Structures
5 84 (5.15%) Algorithms
6 23 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
7 20 (1.23%) Mobile Banking
8 18 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 18 (1.10%) Renewable Energy
8 18 (1.10%) Social Media
9 16 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (0.98%) Online Banking
9 16 (0.98%) Social Network
10 14 (0.86%) Hedge funds
10 14 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
10 14 (0.86%) Xbox
11 13 (0.80%) Virtual Team
12 11 (0.67%) Enterprise Cloud
13 9 (0.55%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 101 (6.19%) Linux
2 91 (5.58%) Apple iOS
3 83 (5.09%) Android
4 27 (1.65%) Windows
5 13 (0.80%) Unix
6 8 (0.49%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.31%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.18%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.12%) CentOS
9 2 (0.12%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 840 (51.47%) Agile Software Development
2 657 (40.26%) Front End Development
3 362 (22.18%) TDD
4 343 (21.02%) Scrum
5 287 (17.59%) Software Engineering
6 264 (16.18%) OO
7 254 (15.56%) Web Development
8 211 (12.93%) Unit Testing
9 194 (11.89%) Microservices
10 176 (10.78%) Continuous Integration
11 174 (10.66%) Computer Science
12 160 (9.80%) Test Automation
13 157 (9.62%) Mentoring
14 155 (9.50%) DevOps
14 155 (9.50%) Fintech
15 150 (9.19%) MVC
16 146 (8.95%) SDLC
17 140 (8.58%) Artificial Intelligence
17 140 (8.58%) OOP
18 137 (8.39%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1,457 (89.28%) JavaScript
2 424 (25.98%) TypeScript
3 260 (15.93%) Java
4 232 (14.22%) Python
5 219 (13.42%) PHP
6 194 (11.89%) C#
7 189 (11.58%) ES7
8 117 (7.17%) SQL
9 54 (3.31%) Ruby
10 47 (2.88%) JSX
11 41 (2.51%) Apple Swift
11 41 (2.51%) ES8
12 40 (2.45%) Objective-C
13 34 (2.08%) Scala
14 30 (1.84%) C++
15 29 (1.78%) Kotlin
16 25 (1.53%) C
17 22 (1.35%) Bash Shell
17 22 (1.35%) Go
17 22 (1.35%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 159 (9.74%) Degree
2 75 (4.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 24 (1.47%) Security Cleared
4 16 (0.98%) SC Cleared
5 11 (0.67%) PhD
6 6 (0.37%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.18%) MCP
7 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.12%) CHECK Team Member
8 2 (0.12%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.061%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (5.02%) QA
2 2 (0.12%) WCAG
3 1 (0.061%) GDPR
3 1 (0.061%) SLA
System Software
1 242 (14.83%) Docker
2 4 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 4 (0.25%) etcd
3 2 (0.12%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 56 (3.43%) Kubernetes
2 39 (2.39%) Mesos
3 34 (2.08%) Marathon
4 24 (1.47%) Terraform
5 20 (1.23%) Ansible
6 17 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (0.74%) Consul
8 6 (0.37%) Puppet
9 5 (0.31%) Kibana
10 4 (0.25%) Grafana
11 2 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.12%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.12%) Packer
12 1 (0.061%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.061%) logstash
12 1 (0.061%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 58 (3.55%) Google
2 30 (1.84%) Microsoft
3 25 (1.53%) Adobe
4 24 (1.47%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 23 (1.41%) Oracle
5 23 (1.41%) Sencha
6 19 (1.16%) SAP
7 12 (0.74%) Facebook
8 11 (0.67%) Xamarin
9 9 (0.55%) AppDynamics
9 9 (0.55%) Apple
9 9 (0.55%) Splunk
9 9 (0.55%) Twitter
9 9 (0.55%) Zend
10 5 (0.31%) Sitecore
11 4 (0.25%) Instagram
11 4 (0.25%) Mapbox
11 4 (0.25%) New Relic
11 4 (0.25%) Spotify
12 3 (0.18%) IBM