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 3 months to 26 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ECMAScript 2015 (ES6, ES2015, JavaScript 6)
UK
3 months to
26 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 359 671 961
Rank change year-on-year +312 +290  
Permanent jobs citing ES6 721 257 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.82% 0.26% 0.011%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.46% 0.50% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 636 232 10
Median salary £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -8.69%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £42,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% +34.92%  

ES6 is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 49278 51377 55093
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 56.23% 52.27% 51.43%
Number of salaries quoted 41699 44439 46865
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

ES6
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing ES6 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 26 May 2017.

Salary histogram for ES6 in the UK

ES6
Top 30 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 3 months to 26 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +307 677 £60,000 +14.28% 129
London +268 511 £65,000 +4.00% 86
City of London +41 54 £76,250 +22.00% 15
South East +92 49 £45,000 +16.12% 14
Yorkshire +57 49 £36,000 -15.29% 7
West Yorkshire +44 34 £47,500 +11.76% 7
North West -13 26 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Leeds +33 24 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Manchester -14 19 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Hampshire +20 17 £45,000 +23.28% 4
East of England +13 17 £60,000 -25.00% 4
Hertfordshire +13 15 £60,000 -25.00% 3
Surrey - 13 £42,500 - 2
East Yorkshire - 12 £33,000 -
Hull - 11 £33,000 -
South West -6 10 £37,500 -16.66% 5
Berkshire +37 9 £50,000 -28.57% 3
East Midlands 0 9 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Bradford - 9 - - 4
Leicestershire +9 8 - -
Milton Keynes - 8 £47,500 - 1
Leicester - 8 - -
Buckinghamshire - 8 £47,500 - 2
Watford - 7 £60,000 - 1
West Midlands -4 6 £42,000 -1.17% 4
Farnborough - 6 £45,000 - 1
Burnley - 5 £40,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 5 £56,250 - 1
Lancashire - 5 £40,000 - 1
Wales - 5 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 1126 (95.75%) JavaScript
2 773 (65.73%) CSS
3 730 (62.07%) HTML
4 622 (52.89%) Node.js
5 609 (51.79%) React
6 600 (51.02%) AngularJS
7 569 (48.38%) HTML5
8 560 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
9 455 (38.69%) TDD
10 389 (33.08%) CSS3
11 380 (32.31%) Front End Development
12 351 (29.85%) Sass
13 344 (29.25%) Redux
14 299 (25.43%) webpack
15 287 (24.40%) OO
16 267 (22.70%) Software Engineering
17 266 (22.62%) gulp
18 230 (19.56%) Web Development
19 223 (18.96%) Git (software)
20 210 (17.86%) Java
21 209 (17.77%) Grunt
21 209 (17.77%) User Experience
22 200 (17.01%) Amazon AWS
23 191 (16.24%) Unit Testing
24 187 (15.90%) Jasmine
25 184 (15.65%) jQuery
26 178 (15.14%) Babel
27 174 (14.80%) LESS
28 172 (14.63%) Finance
29 171 (14.54%) Karma Test Runner

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 58 (4.93%) Elasticsearch
2 47 (4.00%) Apache
3 32 (2.72%) CMS
4 22 (1.87%) Tomcat
5 17 (1.45%) Confluence
6 14 (1.19%) WordPress
7 13 (1.11%) nginx
8 12 (1.02%) Ethereum
8 12 (1.02%) Hyperledger
9 11 (0.94%) EPiServer
10 8 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 8 (0.68%) Jetty
11 5 (0.43%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.34%) ColdFusion
12 4 (0.34%) Drupal
12 4 (0.34%) Mule
12 4 (0.34%) Mule ESB
13 3 (0.26%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.26%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.17%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 41 (3.49%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 11 (0.94%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (0.17%) Magento
2 2 (0.17%) Shopify
3 1 (0.085%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 200 (17.01%) Amazon AWS
2 69 (5.87%) GitHub
3 62 (5.27%) SaaS
4 51 (4.34%) Microsoft Azure
5 25 (2.13%) Amazon S3
6 14 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
7 11 (0.94%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (0.60%) CloudFront
9 6 (0.51%) Heroku
10 5 (0.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 4 (0.34%) Firebase
11 4 (0.34%) PaaS
12 3 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.26%) DigitalOcean
13 2 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.17%) IaaS
14 1 (0.085%) Basecamp
14 1 (0.085%) Google Container Engine
14 1 (0.085%) MailChimp
14 1 (0.085%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 81 (6.89%) HTTP
2 31 (2.64%) Internet
3 9 (0.77%) DNS
4 5 (0.43%) Broadband
4 5 (0.43%) LDAP
4 5 (0.43%) VoIP
5 4 (0.34%) SSH
6 3 (0.26%) Skype
7 1 (0.085%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (8.76%) NoSQL
2 85 (7.23%) MongoDB
3 81 (6.89%) MySQL
4 70 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
5 63 (5.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 58 (4.93%) Blockchain
7 43 (3.66%) Redis
8 40 (3.40%) Apache Cassandra
9 32 (2.72%) SQL Server
10 29 (2.47%) Big Data
11 26 (2.21%) Relational Database
12 19 (1.62%) SQL Server 2014
13 11 (0.94%) Endeca
14 8 (0.68%) Qlik Sense
15 7 (0.60%) RDBMS
16 4 (0.34%) Amazon Redshift
16 4 (0.34%) Couchbase
16 4 (0.34%) Looker
17 3 (0.26%) Hadoop
18 2 (0.17%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 299 (25.43%) webpack
2 266 (22.62%) gulp
3 223 (18.96%) Git (software)
4 209 (17.77%) Grunt
5 187 (15.90%) Jasmine
6 178 (15.14%) Babel
7 171 (14.54%) Karma Test Runner
8 143 (12.16%) Mocha
9 64 (5.44%) Selenium
10 48 (4.08%) Jenkins
11 45 (3.83%) Bower
12 40 (3.40%) WebDriver
13 37 (3.15%) JBehave
14 34 (2.89%) Maven
15 33 (2.81%) PostCSS
16 31 (2.64%) JIRA
16 31 (2.64%) TeamCity
17 28 (2.38%) Subversion
18 20 (1.70%) Xcode
19 17 (1.45%) jspm
General
1 172 (14.63%) Finance
2 64 (5.44%) Games
3 57 (4.85%) Retail
4 47 (4.00%) Banking
5 46 (3.91%) Law
6 33 (2.81%) Investment Banking
7 26 (2.21%) Telecoms
8 25 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
9 21 (1.79%) Marketing
10 20 (1.70%) Legal
11 18 (1.53%) Advertising
12 15 (1.28%) Financial Institution
13 12 (1.02%) Front Office
14 11 (0.94%) Publishing
15 10 (0.85%) Billing
16 6 (0.51%) Music Industry
17 3 (0.26%) Back Office
17 3 (0.26%) Manufacturing
17 3 (0.26%) Multimedia
17 3 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 950 (80.78%) Developer
2 410 (34.86%) JavaScript Developer
3 338 (28.74%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 229 (19.47%) Senior Developer
5 128 (10.88%) Angular Developer
6 113 (9.61%) Full Stack Developer
7 111 (9.44%) Node.js Developer
8 98 (8.33%) HTML Developer
9 93 (7.91%) Web Developer
10 82 (6.97%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 79 (6.72%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 76 (6.46%) Lead Developer
13 70 (5.95%) JavaScript Engineer
14 60 (5.10%) Software Engineer
15 58 (4.93%) HTML CSS Developer
16 56 (4.76%) UI Developer
17 55 (4.68%) Java Developer
18 43 (3.66%) PHP Developer
19 35 (2.98%) .NET Developer
20 31 (2.64%) AWS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 773 (65.73%) CSS
2 730 (62.07%) HTML
3 622 (52.89%) Node.js
4 609 (51.79%) React
5 600 (51.02%) AngularJS
6 569 (48.38%) HTML5
7 389 (33.08%) CSS3
8 351 (29.85%) Sass
9 344 (29.25%) Redux
10 184 (15.65%) jQuery
11 174 (14.80%) LESS
12 157 (13.35%) REST
13 155 (13.18%) .NET
14 106 (9.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 98 (8.33%) RESTful
16 97 (8.25%) Backbone.js
17 96 (8.16%) Ember.js
17 96 (8.16%) Web Services
18 86 (7.31%) D3.js
19 78 (6.63%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 209 (17.77%) User Experience
2 97 (8.25%) Greenfield Project
3 74 (6.29%) Computer Science
4 59 (5.02%) Mobile App
5 39 (3.32%) Fintech
6 28 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
7 24 (2.04%) Data Structures
8 23 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (1.53%) Algorithms
10 16 (1.36%) Xbox
11 14 (1.19%) Video on Demand
12 12 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (0.94%) PlayStation
14 8 (0.68%) Social Media
15 7 (0.60%) Digital Media
16 6 (0.51%) Blog
16 6 (0.51%) RIA
16 6 (0.51%) Virtual Team
16 6 (0.51%) W3C
17 5 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 123 (10.46%) Linux
2 70 (5.95%) Android
3 50 (4.25%) Apple iOS
4 12 (1.02%) CentOS
5 10 (0.85%) Windows
6 4 (0.34%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.34%) Unix
7 2 (0.17%) Debian
7 2 (0.17%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 560 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 455 (38.69%) TDD
3 380 (32.31%) Front End Development
4 287 (24.40%) OO
5 267 (22.70%) Software Engineering
6 230 (19.56%) Web Development
7 191 (16.24%) Unit Testing
8 154 (13.10%) Test Automation
9 145 (12.33%) MVC
10 139 (11.82%) BDD
11 124 (10.54%) Continuous Integration
11 124 (10.54%) E-Commerce
12 119 (10.12%) Scrum
13 118 (10.03%) Microservices
14 87 (7.40%) Responsive Web Design
15 80 (6.80%) DevOps
16 70 (5.95%) Open Source
17 67 (5.70%) Mentoring
17 67 (5.70%) OOP
18 62 (5.27%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1126 (95.75%) JavaScript
2 210 (17.86%) Java
3 155 (13.18%) TypeScript
4 133 (11.31%) PHP
5 120 (10.20%) C#
6 114 (9.69%) ECMAScript
7 87 (7.40%) SQL
8 69 (5.87%) Python
9 57 (4.85%) Scala
10 54 (4.59%) Go
11 27 (2.30%) Bash Shell
12 21 (1.79%) Clojure
13 20 (1.70%) Ruby
14 19 (1.62%) GraphQL
15 18 (1.53%) C++
16 16 (1.36%) Objective-C
17 14 (1.19%) C
18 12 (1.02%) CoffeeScript
19 11 (0.94%) PL/SQL
20 9 (0.77%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 97 (8.25%) Degree
2 1 (0.085%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.13%) QA
2 5 (0.43%) MiFID
3 1 (0.085%) WCAG
System Software
1 98 (8.33%) Docker
2 5 (0.43%) Hyper-V
2 5 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.34%) Firmware
4 3 (0.26%) LXC
5 2 (0.17%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.085%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.085%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 64 (5.44%) Kubernetes
2 30 (2.55%) logstash
3 26 (2.21%) Ansible
4 25 (2.13%) Kibana
5 23 (1.96%) Packer
5 23 (1.96%) Terraform
6 7 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (0.51%) Puppet
8 5 (0.43%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 5 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (0.43%) ZABBIX
9 4 (0.34%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (0.34%) Mesos
10 2 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.085%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.085%) StatsD
Vendors
1 40 (3.40%) Google
2 37 (3.15%) Microsoft
3 32 (2.72%) Adobe
4 21 (1.79%) Oracle
5 18 (1.53%) Facebook
6 14 (1.19%) Twitter
6 14 (1.19%) Zend
7 13 (1.11%) SAP
7 13 (1.11%) Xamarin
8 11 (0.94%) BroadVision
8 11 (0.94%) hybris
9 8 (0.68%) Appcelerator
9 8 (0.68%) Apple
9 8 (0.68%) Atlassian
9 8 (0.68%) Cognizant
10 5 (0.43%) FXall
10 5 (0.43%) Red Hat
10 5 (0.43%) Reuters
11 4 (0.34%) Perforce
12 3 (0.26%) ION Trading
Central London / West End
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, pension & more
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Health
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 23 hours ago
Central London / West End
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Intec Select
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits, Including 4 da
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum + bonus + work from home
Posted: 13 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
Salt
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 Per Annum + Good Benefits & Training
Posted: Yesterday
London
La Fosse Associates
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £42000 - £52000 per annum + 25 days holiday, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Burnley, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Darwin Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + pension, health care,
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Tiro Partners
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Modis International
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Premier Media
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago