Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ECMAScript 2015 (JavaScript ES2015, ES6)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 261 308 310
Rank change year-on-year +47 +2 +12
Permanent jobs citing ES6 29 25 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.36% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.84% 0.48% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 24 17 19
West Midlands median annual salary £36,250 £35,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +27.27% -
10th Percentile £21,500 £27,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £51,375 £55,250 £46,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% - +4.35%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,457 5,199 5,130
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 42.46% 51.49% 46.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2,884 4,445 4,295
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,750 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

ES6
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing ES6 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for ES6 in the West Midlands

ES6
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ES6 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for ES6 in the West Midlands

ES6
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ES6 in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for ES6 in the West Midlands

ES6
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ES6 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 14 December 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
Coventry +15 6 £47,500 -36.67%
Birmingham +14 5 £46,250 +23.33% 3
Solihull +1 5 £45,000 +28.57%
Shropshire - 5 £25,000 -
Warwickshire +33 4 £30,250 -42.38%
Staffordshire +27 3 £37,500 +50.00%
Worcestershire - 1 £35,000 - 1
ES6
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for ES6.

1 27 (93.10%) JavaScript
2 21 (72.41%) CSS
3 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (65.52%) HTML
5 13 (44.83%) TDD
6 12 (41.38%) PHP
6 12 (41.38%) Redux
7 11 (37.93%) Front End Development
7 11 (37.93%) HTML5
8 10 (34.48%) MVC
8 10 (34.48%) React
8 10 (34.48%) ES7
9 9 (31.03%) ES8
9 9 (31.03%) TypeScript
10 8 (27.59%) Node.js
10 8 (27.59%) Sass
10 8 (27.59%) Express
10 8 (27.59%) webpack
11 7 (24.14%) gulp
11 7 (24.14%) AngularJS
11 7 (24.14%) CSS3
12 6 (20.69%) KnockoutJS
12 6 (20.69%) Scrum
12 6 (20.69%) User Experience
13 5 (17.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 4 (13.79%) LESS
14 4 (13.79%) Jasmine
14 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
14 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
14 4 (13.79%) Kanban

ES6
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (6.90%) CMS
2 1 (3.45%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) npm
2 2 (6.90%) Yarn
3 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.45%) DigitalOcean
3 1 (3.45%) GitHub
3 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) webpack
2 7 (24.14%) gulp
3 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
3 4 (13.79%) Jasmine
3 4 (13.79%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (10.34%) Grunt
5 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.45%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (10.34%) Marketing
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) PHP Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 6 (20.69%) React Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Junior
5 2 (6.90%) Junior Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Junior Software Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Software Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Lead Developer
6 1 (3.45%) PHP Web Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior PHP Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior PHP Web Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (72.41%) CSS
2 19 (65.52%) HTML
3 12 (41.38%) Redux
4 11 (37.93%) HTML5
5 10 (34.48%) React
6 8 (27.59%) Express
6 8 (27.59%) Node.js
6 8 (27.59%) Sass
7 7 (24.14%) AngularJS
7 7 (24.14%) CSS3
8 6 (20.69%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (17.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (13.79%) Enzyme
10 4 (13.79%) Jest
10 4 (13.79%) jQuery
10 4 (13.79%) LESS
10 4 (13.79%) Semantic HTML
11 3 (10.34%) Laravel
12 2 (6.90%) Browserify
12 2 (6.90%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) User Experience
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) TDD
3 11 (37.93%) Front End Development
4 10 (34.48%) MVC
5 6 (20.69%) Scrum
6 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (13.79%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (13.79%) Kanban
6 4 (13.79%) Prototyping
6 4 (13.79%) SDLC
6 4 (13.79%) Unit Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Wireframes
7 3 (10.34%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (10.34%) Test Automation
7 3 (10.34%) Web Development
8 2 (6.90%) API Development
8 2 (6.90%) Isomorphic JavaScript
8 2 (6.90%) Mobile First
8 2 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
8 2 (6.90%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 27 (93.10%) JavaScript
2 12 (41.38%) PHP
3 10 (34.48%) ES7
4 9 (31.03%) ES8
4 9 (31.03%) TypeScript
5 1 (3.45%) Clojure
5 1 (3.45%) Elixir
5 1 (3.45%) Erlang
5 1 (3.45%) Lisp
5 1 (3.45%) PHP 7
5 1 (3.45%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Kubernetes
1 2 (6.90%) Marathon
2 1 (3.45%) cPanel
2 1 (3.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Zend
2 1 (3.45%) Google