Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ECMAScript 2015 (JavaScript ES2015, ES6)
UK
6 months to
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 339 328 302
Rank change year-on-year -11 -26 +21
Permanent jobs citing ES6 1,311 623 1,363
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.00% 0.96% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.90% 1.66% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 647 565 1,131
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,000 £36,250
25th Percentile £48,750 £43,750 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.04% -4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £85,000 £72,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +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 68,892 37,572 67,991
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 52.80% 57.87% 54.09%
Number of salaries quoted 44,509 32,018 56,608
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,750 £31,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £39,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £73,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 -7 1,132 £66,786 +16.15% 131
London +64 752 £76,250 +12.96% 57
UK excluding London -149 403 £55,000 +10.00% 84
Work from Home -105 274 £70,000 +21.74% 31
North of England -90 124 £47,500 -5.00% 26
South East -116 83 £65,000 +13.04% 11
North West -74 72 £58,750 +9.81% 14
South West -58 63 £54,000 +16.76% 10
Midlands -113 54 £50,000 -4.76% 21
Yorkshire -57 44 £47,500 +22.58% 5
Scotland -42 42 £66,500 +104.62% 5
West Midlands -77 40 £42,000 -26.96% 10
East of England -104 19 £58,750 +20.51% 4
East Midlands -56 14 £50,000 +5.26% 11
Wales -29 13 £54,450 +17.73% 7
North East -27 8 £40,500 -10.00% 7
Northern Ireland - 5 £48,750 -

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 1,222 (93.21%) JavaScript
2 1,096 (83.60%) React
3 796 (60.72%) CSS
4 740 (56.45%) Node.js
5 717 (54.69%) HTML
6 670 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
7 587 (44.77%) TypeScript
8 516 (39.36%) Software Engineering
9 504 (38.44%) Git (software)
10 489 (37.30%) Front End Development
11 470 (35.85%) Sass
12 449 (34.25%) Full Stack Development
13 443 (33.79%) webpack
14 439 (33.49%) HTML5
15 403 (30.74%) Redux
16 399 (30.43%) AngularJS
17 395 (30.13%) User Experience
18 374 (28.53%) Docker
19 360 (27.46%) AWS
20 348 (26.54%) CI/CD
21 342 (26.09%) TDD
22 324 (24.71%) Vue.js
23 316 (24.10%) Social Skills
24 309 (23.57%) CSS3
25 297 (22.65%) Finance
26 295 (22.50%) Jest
27 291 (22.20%) REST
28 270 (20.59%) DevOps
29 262 (19.98%) npm
30 255 (19.45%) 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 60 (4.58%) CMS
2 49 (3.74%) Confluence
3 35 (2.67%) nginx
4 28 (2.14%) Apache
5 27 (2.06%) IIS
6 22 (1.68%) Elasticsearch
7 20 (1.53%) Headless CMS
8 14 (1.07%) Drupal
9 13 (0.99%) WordPress
10 10 (0.76%) Apache Spark
11 7 (0.53%) Jupyter
11 7 (0.53%) Mule
12 6 (0.46%) Apache Airflow
13 5 (0.38%) concrete5
13 5 (0.38%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.38%) Tornado
14 2 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 2 (0.15%) Ethereum
14 2 (0.15%) IBM Domino
14 2 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 49 (3.74%) Sketch
2 34 (2.59%) Photoshop
3 27 (2.06%) Adobe XD
4 17 (1.30%) InVision
5 13 (0.99%) Chatbot
6 6 (0.46%) Zeplin
7 4 (0.31%) Adobe Premiere
7 4 (0.31%) Final Cut Pro
8 3 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
9 2 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.076%) Revit
Business Applications
1 17 (1.30%) Shopify
2 8 (0.61%) Summit
3 6 (0.46%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 360 (27.46%) AWS
2 262 (19.98%) npm
3 222 (16.93%) Azure
4 138 (10.53%) GCP
5 114 (8.70%) Serverless
6 82 (6.25%) SaaS
7 70 (5.34%) GitHub
8 67 (5.11%) Yarn
9 60 (4.58%) AWS Lambda
10 46 (3.51%) Figma
11 43 (3.28%) OpenShift
12 39 (2.97%) Amazon SQS
13 36 (2.75%) Codefresh
14 33 (2.52%) AWS CloudFormation
15 30 (2.29%) Amazon S3
16 23 (1.75%) Slack
17 22 (1.68%) Heroku
18 16 (1.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 15 (1.14%) Amazon Kinesis
20 12 (0.92%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 86 (6.56%) Internet
2 64 (4.88%) HTTP
3 17 (1.30%) MQTT
4 14 (1.07%) Broadband
5 10 (0.76%) 5G
6 5 (0.38%) Asterisk PBX
6 5 (0.38%) SMS
7 1 (0.076%) Firewall
7 1 (0.076%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (13.35%) PostgreSQL
2 141 (10.76%) MySQL
3 103 (7.86%) NoSQL
4 101 (7.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 83 (6.33%) Relational Database
6 77 (5.87%) MongoDB
7 57 (4.35%) Redis
8 47 (3.59%) SQL Server
9 29 (2.21%) RDBMS
10 27 (2.06%) Big Data
11 22 (1.68%) Amazon RDS
12 21 (1.60%) Blockchain
13 13 (0.99%) Couchbase
14 9 (0.69%) Amazon Aurora
15 8 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
15 8 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
16 7 (0.53%) Data Lake
16 7 (0.53%) Hadoop
17 3 (0.23%) Azure SQL Database
17 3 (0.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 504 (38.44%) Git (software)
2 443 (33.79%) webpack
3 149 (11.37%) gulp
4 128 (9.76%) Cypress.io
5 124 (9.46%) Jenkins
6 100 (7.63%) JIRA
7 88 (6.71%) CircleCI
8 84 (6.41%) Selenium
9 81 (6.18%) Grunt
10 80 (6.10%) Babel
11 63 (4.81%) Mocha
12 62 (4.73%) PostCSS
13 49 (3.74%) GitLab
14 48 (3.66%) Travis CI
15 46 (3.51%) Storybook
16 41 (3.13%) Cucumber
17 33 (2.52%) Jasmine
18 25 (1.91%) Gradle
19 24 (1.83%) Bitbucket
19 24 (1.83%) Subversion
General
1 316 (24.10%) Social Skills
2 297 (22.65%) Finance
3 105 (8.01%) Marketing
4 101 (7.70%) Analytical Skills
5 96 (7.32%) Games
6 47 (3.59%) Banking
6 47 (3.59%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 47 (3.59%) Retail
7 40 (3.05%) Public Sector
8 29 (2.21%) Automotive
9 28 (2.14%) Publishing
10 20 (1.53%) Pharmaceutical
11 19 (1.45%) Advertising
12 15 (1.14%) Law
13 14 (1.07%) Wearables
14 12 (0.92%) Front Office
15 11 (0.84%) Investment Banking
16 9 (0.69%) Digital Economy
17 8 (0.61%) Legal
17 8 (0.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 881 (67.20%) Developer
2 325 (24.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 259 (19.76%) Senior Developer
4 239 (18.23%) Software Engineer
5 235 (17.93%) React Developer
6 214 (16.32%) Full Stack Developer
7 148 (11.29%) JavaScript Developer
8 106 (8.09%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 81 (6.18%) Senior React Developer
10 76 (5.80%) Senior Full Stack Developer
11 60 (4.58%) Senior Software Engineer
12 48 (3.66%) Lead Developer
13 40 (3.05%) Node.js Developer
13 40 (3.05%) UI Developer
14 38 (2.90%) Software Developer
15 33 (2.52%) Angular Developer
16 30 (2.29%) JavaScript Engineer
17 23 (1.75%) Senior JavaScript Developer
18 21 (1.60%) Backend Developer
18 21 (1.60%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,096 (83.60%) React
2 796 (60.72%) CSS
3 740 (56.45%) Node.js
4 717 (54.69%) HTML
5 470 (35.85%) Sass
6 439 (33.49%) HTML5
7 403 (30.74%) Redux
8 399 (30.43%) AngularJS
9 324 (24.71%) Vue.js
10 309 (23.57%) CSS3
11 295 (22.50%) Jest
12 291 (22.20%) REST
13 188 (14.34%) GraphQL
14 154 (11.75%) LESS
15 141 (10.76%) React Native
16 138 (10.53%) RESTful
17 134 (10.22%) .NET
18 127 (9.69%) Spring
19 123 (9.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 112 (8.54%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 395 (30.13%) User Experience
2 82 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
3 77 (5.87%) Mobile App
4 69 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
5 62 (4.73%) Linux Command Line
6 49 (3.74%) Virtual Team
7 39 (2.97%) Data Structures
8 36 (2.75%) Cloud Native
9 34 (2.59%) Algorithms
10 31 (2.36%) Self-Motivation
11 28 (2.14%) Blog
11 28 (2.14%) Social Media
12 26 (1.98%) e-Learning
13 23 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 22 (1.68%) Animation
15 16 (1.22%) PMI
16 15 (1.14%) Derivative
16 15 (1.14%) NHS
17 13 (0.99%) Equities
18 12 (0.92%) Legacy Code
Operating Systems
1 105 (8.01%) Linux
2 67 (5.11%) Apple iOS
3 65 (4.96%) Android
4 59 (4.50%) Windows
5 20 (1.53%) Unix
6 4 (0.31%) Mac OS
6 4 (0.31%) tvOS
7 1 (0.076%) Debian
7 1 (0.076%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 670 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
2 516 (39.36%) Software Engineering
3 489 (37.30%) Front End Development
4 449 (34.25%) Full Stack Development
5 348 (26.54%) CI/CD
6 342 (26.09%) TDD
7 270 (20.59%) DevOps
8 255 (19.45%) Test Automation
9 248 (18.92%) Microservices
10 224 (17.09%) Continuous Integration
11 212 (16.17%) Problem-Solving
12 200 (15.26%) Mentoring
13 179 (13.65%) UX Design
14 164 (12.51%) Web Development
15 136 (10.37%) Scrum
16 126 (9.61%) SDLC
17 117 (8.92%) Unit Testing
18 111 (8.47%) Continuous Delivery
19 108 (8.24%) SEO
20 101 (7.70%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 1,222 (93.21%) JavaScript
2 587 (44.77%) TypeScript
3 255 (19.45%) Python
4 254 (19.37%) Java
5 134 (10.22%) ES7
6 117 (8.92%) SQL
7 106 (8.09%) Go
8 93 (7.09%) C#
9 90 (6.86%) PHP
10 80 (6.10%) Ruby
11 41 (3.13%) Scala
12 27 (2.06%) Bash
13 24 (1.83%) Java 11
14 22 (1.68%) Rust
15 20 (1.53%) Kotlin
16 18 (1.37%) PowerShell
17 16 (1.22%) C
18 15 (1.14%) Elm
18 15 (1.14%) Objective-C
19 11 (0.84%) ES8
Qualifications
1 80 (6.10%) Degree
2 38 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (1.22%) PMI Certification
3 16 (1.22%) SANS
4 15 (1.14%) Master's Degree
5 8 (0.61%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.61%) Security Cleared
6 7 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
6 7 (0.53%) SAFe Agilist
7 6 (0.46%) PhD
8 3 (0.23%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 137 (10.45%) QA
2 127 (9.69%) Accessibility
3 25 (1.91%) WCAG
4 2 (0.15%) GDPR
5 1 (0.076%) WAI
System Software
1 374 (28.53%) Docker
2 5 (0.38%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 212 (16.17%) Kubernetes
2 54 (4.12%) Terraform
3 27 (2.06%) Hadoop YARN
4 20 (1.53%) Grafana
5 17 (1.30%) HAProxy
5 17 (1.30%) Kibana
5 17 (1.30%) logstash
5 17 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (1.30%) Opsgenie
5 17 (1.30%) Pingdom
5 17 (1.30%) ZABBIX
6 13 (0.99%) MIIS
7 8 (0.61%) Ansible
7 8 (0.61%) Prometheus
8 3 (0.23%) Graphite
8 3 (0.23%) Puppet
8 3 (0.23%) Rancher
9 1 (0.076%) Consul
9 1 (0.076%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 136 (10.37%) Google
2 44 (3.36%) Oracle
3 39 (2.97%) Microsoft
4 38 (2.90%) Adobe
5 33 (2.52%) New Relic
6 15 (1.14%) LexisNexis
7 13 (0.99%) Bloomberg
7 13 (0.99%) Sun
8 11 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
9 10 (0.76%) HubSpot
10 9 (0.69%) Optimizely
10 9 (0.69%) Sony
11 8 (0.61%) Atlassian
12 7 (0.53%) Splunk
13 6 (0.46%) Facebook
14 5 (0.38%) DoubleClick
15 4 (0.31%) Apple
15 4 (0.31%) BT
15 4 (0.31%) Intershop
15 4 (0.31%) Twitter