Period
to 6 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ES8 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ES8 over the 6 months to 6 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ECMAScript 2017 (JavaScript ES2017, ES8)
UK
6 months to
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 954 1092 1175
Rank change year-on-year +138 +83 +22
Permanent jobs citing ES8 25 34 27
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.023% 0.015%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.039% 0.042% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 31 32 24
Median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00% -31.03%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,375 £34,125
90th Percentile £70,000 £48,750 £77,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +29.41% +13.33% -

ES8 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 63,667 81,568 99,401
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.43% 54.65% 56.00%
Number of salaries quoted 52,512 67,111 83,760
Median annual salary £54,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.81% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year +1.11% +2.86% +2.94%

ES8
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ES8 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ES8 in the UK

ES8
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing ES8.

Salary trend for ES8 in the UK

ES8
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing ES8 over the 6 months to 6 April 2020.

Salary histogram for ES8 in the UK

ES8
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ES8 within the UK over the 6 months to 6 April 2020. 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 +133 23 £55,000 +22.22% 5
UK excluding London +91 13 £55,000 +29.41% 3
London +109 12 £55,000 +15.79% 3
Midlands +55 8 £60,000 +50.00%
West Midlands +52 8 £60,000 +50.00%
Work from Home +16 6 £55,000 +15.79% 1
North of England +65 3 £37,500 -11.76% 2
North West +41 3 £37,500 -21.05% 2
Scotland - 2 £31,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 6 April 2020, IT jobs citing ES8 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 ES8.

1 20 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (64.00%) ES7
3 15 (60.00%) ES6
3 15 (60.00%) HTML
3 15 (60.00%) CSS
4 14 (56.00%) Front End Development
4 14 (56.00%) User Experience
5 12 (48.00%) Azure
6 11 (44.00%) Git (software)
6 11 (44.00%) Mobile App
7 10 (40.00%) HTML5
7 10 (40.00%) Node.js
7 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (36.00%) TDD
8 9 (36.00%) TypeScript
8 9 (36.00%) Redux
9 8 (32.00%) npm
10 7 (28.00%) Docker
10 7 (28.00%) GCP
10 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
10 7 (28.00%) Google
10 7 (28.00%) C#
10 7 (28.00%) AWS
10 7 (28.00%) CSS3
11 6 (24.00%) Express
11 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
11 6 (24.00%) SQL
11 6 (24.00%) React
11 6 (24.00%) webpack
11 6 (24.00%) Fintech

ES8
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 2 (8.00%) CMS
1 2 (8.00%) Joomla!
1 2 (8.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 12 (48.00%) Azure
2 8 (32.00%) npm
3 7 (28.00%) AWS
3 7 (28.00%) GCP
4 5 (20.00%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (8.00%) Yarn
6 1 (4.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) Neo4j
2 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (24.00%) gulp
2 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (24.00%) webpack
3 2 (8.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (8.00%) Mocha
4 1 (4.00%) Cypress.io
4 1 (4.00%) GitLab
4 1 (4.00%) JSUnit
4 1 (4.00%) Robot Framework
4 1 (4.00%) Selenium
4 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) Developer
2 14 (56.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (16.00%) React Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (4.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Angular Developer
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.00%) JavaScript Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Junior
5 1 (4.00%) Junior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (60.00%) CSS
1 15 (60.00%) HTML
2 10 (40.00%) HTML5
2 10 (40.00%) Node.js
3 9 (36.00%) Redux
4 7 (28.00%) CSS3
5 6 (24.00%) Express
5 6 (24.00%) React
6 5 (20.00%) Angular 2
6 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 5 (20.00%) Ionic Framework
6 5 (20.00%) React Native
6 5 (20.00%) Sass
7 4 (16.00%) Laravel
8 2 (8.00%) .NET
8 2 (8.00%) Chai
8 2 (8.00%) jQuery
8 2 (8.00%) LESS
8 2 (8.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (8.00%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (56.00%) User Experience
2 11 (44.00%) Mobile App
3 5 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Front End Development
2 10 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (36.00%) TDD
4 7 (28.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (24.00%) Fintech
6 5 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (20.00%) Creative Thinking
6 5 (20.00%) MVC
6 5 (20.00%) Scrum
6 5 (20.00%) Wealth Management
7 4 (16.00%) Mobile Development
7 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (12.00%) OO
9 2 (8.00%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
9 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (8.00%) DevOps
9 2 (8.00%) Prototyping
9 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
9 2 (8.00%) Wireframes
10 1 (4.00%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (64.00%) ES7
3 15 (60.00%) ES6
4 9 (36.00%) TypeScript
5 7 (28.00%) C#
6 6 (24.00%) SQL
7 4 (16.00%) PHP
8 1 (4.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Google
2 1 (4.00%) Apple
2 1 (4.00%) Dell
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft