Period
to 24 June 2018

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 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ECMAScript 2015 (JavaScript ES2015, ES6)
UK
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 365 430 836
Rank change year-on-year +65 +406 +447
Permanent jobs citing ES6 1,494 1,240 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.86% 0.72% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.53% 1.30% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,256 1,105 416
UK median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £88,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +25.00%

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 97,501 95,648 105,066
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.09% 55.26% 52.16%
Number of salaries quoted 81,144 80,730 90,761
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,133 £40,000
% 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 24 June 2018.

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 June 2018. 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 +66 1,445 £57,500 -4.17% 288
London +18 958 £65,000 - 175
UK excluding London +145 521 £45,000 - 121
South East +91 188 £47,500 +5.56% 46
North of England +17 108 £42,500 +6.25% 32
North West +54 88 £45,000 +12.50% 13
East of England +39 80 £50,000 -16.67% 13
South West +37 57 £41,250 -26.67% 11
Midlands +25 54 £50,000 +42.86% 11
Scotland +5 33 £36,000 -10.00% 4
East Midlands +19 30 £55,000 +57.14% 4
West Midlands +17 23 £40,000 -15.79% 7
Yorkshire -28 15 £37,500 +4.17% 15
North East -13 5 £32,500 -23.53% 4
Wales +10 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, 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 1,280 (85.68%) JavaScript
2 975 (65.26%) CSS
3 908 (60.78%) HTML
4 900 (60.24%) Node.js
5 799 (53.48%) React
6 706 (47.26%) Agile Software Development
7 618 (41.37%) AngularJS
8 593 (39.69%) Git (software)
9 583 (39.02%) Front End Development
10 555 (37.15%) HTML5
11 468 (31.33%) Redux
12 451 (30.19%) CSS3
13 440 (29.45%) Sass
14 393 (26.31%) webpack
15 381 (25.50%) TDD
16 378 (25.30%) Amazon AWS
17 350 (23.43%) Finance
18 346 (23.16%) SQL
19 344 (23.03%) Test Automation
20 336 (22.49%) Docker
21 312 (20.88%) User Experience
22 294 (19.68%) gulp
23 276 (18.47%) Java
24 271 (18.14%) TypeScript
25 263 (17.60%) jQuery
26 259 (17.34%) MySQL
27 258 (17.27%) Web Development
28 249 (16.67%) REST
29 246 (16.47%) NoSQL
30 243 (16.27%) npm

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 84 (5.62%) Ethereum
2 68 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
3 66 (4.42%) CMS
4 58 (3.88%) Confluence
5 56 (3.75%) Tomcat
6 44 (2.95%) WordPress
7 43 (2.88%) Cloud Foundry
7 43 (2.88%) Mule
8 38 (2.54%) Apache
9 32 (2.14%) nginx
10 26 (1.74%) Drupal
11 22 (1.47%) NServiceBus
12 20 (1.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 8 (0.54%) Alfresco
13 8 (0.54%) Mongoose
14 7 (0.47%) Apache Solr
15 6 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
16 5 (0.33%) Jetty
17 3 (0.20%) Umbraco
18 2 (0.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 34 (2.28%) Photoshop
2 16 (1.07%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (0.20%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.13%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.067%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.067%) GIMP
5 1 (0.067%) InVision
Business Applications
1 53 (3.55%) Distributed Ledger
2 12 (0.80%) Magento
3 6 (0.40%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.13%) Shopify
5 1 (0.067%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.067%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 378 (25.30%) Amazon AWS
2 243 (16.27%) npm
3 205 (13.72%) GitHub
4 184 (12.32%) Microsoft Azure
5 103 (6.89%) Cloud Computing
6 84 (5.62%) Serverless
7 81 (5.42%) Google Cloud Platform
8 71 (4.75%) Amazon EC2
9 70 (4.69%) Amazon S3
10 55 (3.68%) Yarn
11 53 (3.55%) PaaS
12 52 (3.48%) Slack
13 49 (3.28%) SaaS
14 43 (2.88%) IaaS
15 32 (2.14%) AWS Lambda
16 16 (1.07%) CloudFront
17 15 (1.00%) Firebase
17 15 (1.00%) Trello
18 13 (0.87%) DigitalOcean
19 10 (0.67%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 91 (6.09%) HTTP
2 34 (2.28%) Internet
3 11 (0.74%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
4 8 (0.54%) SMS
5 6 (0.40%) SSH
6 4 (0.27%) SSL
7 3 (0.20%) DAB
7 3 (0.20%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.13%) AMQP
8 2 (0.13%) VoIP
9 1 (0.067%) Broadband
9 1 (0.067%) DNS
9 1 (0.067%) RTMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 259 (17.34%) MySQL
2 246 (16.47%) NoSQL
3 172 (11.51%) MongoDB
4 166 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
5 146 (9.77%) Blockchain
6 110 (7.36%) Redis
7 66 (4.42%) Relational Database
8 55 (3.68%) SQL Server
9 48 (3.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 24 (1.61%) Neo4j
11 20 (1.34%) Big Data
12 19 (1.27%) RethinkDB
13 11 (0.74%) MariaDB
14 8 (0.54%) Hadoop
14 8 (0.54%) RDBMS
15 7 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
15 7 (0.47%) DB2
16 6 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
16 6 (0.40%) Endeca
17 5 (0.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 593 (39.69%) Git (software)
2 393 (26.31%) webpack
3 294 (19.68%) gulp
4 217 (14.52%) Mocha
5 176 (11.78%) Jenkins
6 174 (11.65%) Grunt
7 158 (10.58%) Babel
8 113 (7.56%) JIRA
9 111 (7.43%) Jasmine
10 94 (6.29%) Selenium
11 85 (5.69%) Karma Test Runner
12 63 (4.22%) JUnit
13 62 (4.15%) Maven
14 47 (3.15%) Sonatype Nexus
15 45 (3.01%) SonarQube
16 37 (2.48%) Vagrant
17 31 (2.07%) CircleCI
17 31 (2.07%) PostCSS
17 31 (2.07%) WebDriver
18 30 (2.01%) Bower
General
1 350 (23.43%) Finance
2 168 (11.24%) Banking
3 103 (6.89%) Telecoms
4 82 (5.49%) Retail
5 41 (2.74%) Advertising
6 37 (2.48%) Marketing
7 25 (1.67%) Law
8 20 (1.34%) Games
9 19 (1.27%) Publishing
10 18 (1.20%) Investment Banking
11 14 (0.94%) Financial Institution
12 13 (0.87%) Multimedia
13 12 (0.80%) Legal
14 11 (0.74%) Manufacturing
15 8 (0.54%) Electronics
15 8 (0.54%) Hindi Language
15 8 (0.54%) Punjabi Language
15 8 (0.54%) Urdu Language
16 5 (0.33%) Automotive
16 5 (0.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1,245 (83.33%) Developer
2 451 (30.19%) JavaScript Developer
3 405 (27.11%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 276 (18.47%) Senior Developer
5 269 (18.01%) Node.js Developer
6 197 (13.19%) React Developer
7 160 (10.71%) Full Stack Developer
8 98 (6.56%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 95 (6.36%) Web Developer
10 83 (5.56%) Backend Developer
11 78 (5.22%) Angular Developer
12 77 (5.15%) Blockchain Developer
13 70 (4.69%) JavaScript Engineer
14 65 (4.35%) HTML Developer
15 64 (4.28%) .NET Developer
16 61 (4.08%) Software Engineer
17 58 (3.88%) UI Developer
18 56 (3.75%) Senior Front-End Developer
19 55 (3.68%) C# Developer
19 55 (3.68%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 975 (65.26%) CSS
2 908 (60.78%) HTML
3 900 (60.24%) Node.js
4 799 (53.48%) React
5 618 (41.37%) AngularJS
6 555 (37.15%) HTML5
7 468 (31.33%) Redux
8 451 (30.19%) CSS3
9 440 (29.45%) Sass
10 263 (17.60%) jQuery
11 249 (16.67%) REST
12 226 (15.13%) Jest
13 220 (14.73%) Vue (Vue.js)
14 205 (13.72%) React Native
15 176 (11.78%) LESS
16 171 (11.45%) RESTful
17 158 (10.58%) Express
18 155 (10.37%) .NET
19 148 (9.91%) Chai
20 137 (9.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 312 (20.88%) User Experience
2 171 (11.45%) Mobile App
3 114 (7.63%) Fintech
4 93 (6.22%) Greenfield Project
5 86 (5.76%) Bitcoin
6 71 (4.75%) Computer Science
7 51 (3.41%) Linux Command Line
8 39 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
9 34 (2.28%) Data Structures
10 32 (2.14%) Algorithms
10 32 (2.14%) Self-Motivation
11 26 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
11 26 (1.74%) Media Streaming
12 16 (1.07%) Client/Server
13 14 (0.94%) Virtual Team
14 12 (0.80%) Animation
14 12 (0.80%) Blog
14 12 (0.80%) Graphic Design
14 12 (0.80%) W3C
15 11 (0.74%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 222 (14.86%) Linux
2 58 (3.88%) Android
3 49 (3.28%) Unix
3 49 (3.28%) VMS
4 48 (3.21%) Apple iOS
5 20 (1.34%) Ubuntu
6 15 (1.00%) Windows
7 5 (0.33%) CentOS
8 2 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.067%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 706 (47.26%) Agile Software Development
2 583 (39.02%) Front End Development
3 381 (25.50%) TDD
4 344 (23.03%) Test Automation
5 258 (17.27%) Web Development
6 204 (13.65%) BDD
7 200 (13.39%) Scrum
8 191 (12.78%) Software Engineering
9 185 (12.38%) DevOps
10 157 (10.51%) MVC
11 149 (9.97%) Continuous Integration
11 149 (9.97%) E-Commerce
12 138 (9.24%) OO
13 119 (7.97%) API Development
14 116 (7.76%) Microservices
15 104 (6.96%) Unit Testing
16 103 (6.89%) Problem-Solving
17 89 (5.96%) Kanban
18 88 (5.89%) API Design
19 86 (5.76%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1,280 (85.68%) JavaScript
2 346 (23.16%) SQL
3 276 (18.47%) Java
4 271 (18.14%) TypeScript
5 188 (12.58%) PHP
6 170 (11.38%) ES7
7 127 (8.50%) C#
8 108 (7.23%) Python
9 82 (5.49%) Ruby
10 75 (5.02%) Java 8
11 74 (4.95%) Solidity
12 59 (3.95%) T-SQL
13 45 (3.01%) ES8
14 40 (2.68%) Scala
15 27 (1.81%) C++
16 26 (1.74%) Objective-C
17 24 (1.61%) Apple Swift
17 24 (1.61%) Go
17 24 (1.61%) PL/SQL
18 20 (1.34%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 129 (8.63%) Degree
2 37 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (1.74%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.067%) PhD
5 1 (0.067%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (8.37%) QA
2 28 (1.87%) GCP
3 8 (0.54%) GDPR
3 8 (0.54%) SLA
3 8 (0.54%) WCAG
4 6 (0.40%) WAI
5 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.067%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.067%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 336 (22.49%) Docker
2 66 (4.42%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.13%) Firmware
5 1 (0.067%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 91 (6.09%) Kubernetes
2 55 (3.68%) Docker Swarm
3 42 (2.81%) Opscode Chef
4 37 (2.48%) Puppet
5 16 (1.07%) Ansible
6 6 (0.40%) Kibana
7 4 (0.27%) logstash
7 4 (0.27%) Mesos
8 3 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
9 2 (0.13%) Apache Shiro
9 2 (0.13%) cPanel
9 2 (0.13%) Terraform
10 1 (0.067%) Grafana
10 1 (0.067%) Graphite
10 1 (0.067%) Nagios
10 1 (0.067%) Packer
10 1 (0.067%) Rancher
Vendors
1 70 (4.69%) Google
2 48 (3.21%) Splunk
3 45 (3.01%) AppDynamics
4 42 (2.81%) Microsoft
5 30 (2.01%) Oracle
6 29 (1.94%) Adobe
7 14 (0.94%) Xamarin
8 12 (0.80%) SAP
8 12 (0.80%) VMware
8 12 (0.80%) Zend
9 11 (0.74%) Facebook
10 8 (0.54%) Cognizant
10 8 (0.54%) Cypress Semiconductor
10 8 (0.54%) hybris
11 7 (0.47%) Atlassian
11 7 (0.47%) Foundry
12 6 (0.40%) BroadVision
12 6 (0.40%) Sitecore
13 5 (0.33%) Twitter
14 4 (0.27%) New Relic