Period
to 18 September 2019

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 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ECMAScript 2015 (JavaScript ES2015, ES6)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 218 279 317
Rank change year-on-year +61 +38 -18
Permanent jobs citing ES6 62 24 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.82% 0.27% 0.090%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.81% 0.61% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 50 19 9
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £21,450 £25,800
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,500 £59,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 3,427 3,913 5,325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 45.22% 44.42% 53.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2,856 3,331 4,639
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,250 £25,000 £24,975
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

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 18 September 2019.

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 18 September 2019. 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
Birmingham +80 32 £42,500 -22.73% 6
Coventry +30 18 £46,000 - 1
Warwickshire -8 5 - - 2
Staffordshire +11 4 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Worcestershire -3 3 £37,500 +7.14% 1
ES6
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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 62 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 53 (85.48%) CSS
3 50 (80.65%) HTML
4 46 (74.19%) HTML5
5 34 (54.84%) CSS3
6 31 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (45.16%) Web Development
7 28 (45.16%) Node.js
8 25 (40.32%) User Experience
9 22 (35.48%) PHP
10 21 (33.87%) C#
11 20 (32.26%) React
12 18 (29.03%) AngularJS
13 17 (27.42%) TypeScript
13 17 (27.42%) Redux
14 16 (25.81%) Git (software)
15 15 (24.19%) MongoDB
15 15 (24.19%) Games
16 14 (22.58%) Scrum
16 14 (22.58%) JSON
16 14 (22.58%) Front End Development
17 13 (20.97%) Mobile Development
18 12 (19.35%) jQuery
18 12 (19.35%) Java
18 12 (19.35%) Sass
19 11 (17.74%) Responsive Web Design
19 11 (17.74%) REST
19 11 (17.74%) Mentoring
19 11 (17.74%) TDD
20 10 (16.13%) OO

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 6 (9.68%) WordPress
2 4 (6.45%) Drupal
2 4 (6.45%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) npm
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon SQS
2 1 (1.61%) AWS
2 1 (1.61%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (1.61%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) HTTP
1 1 (1.61%) Internet
1 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (24.19%) MongoDB
2 4 (6.45%) MySQL
2 4 (6.45%) Redis
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (25.81%) Git (software)
2 8 (12.90%) Jasmine
2 8 (12.90%) Protractor
3 5 (8.06%) Mercurial
4 4 (6.45%) JSUnit
5 2 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.61%) Babel
6 1 (1.61%) Mocha
6 1 (1.61%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.61%) webpack
General
1 15 (24.19%) Games
2 9 (14.52%) Marketing
2 9 (14.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (95.16%) Developer
2 18 (29.03%) JavaScript Developer
3 17 (27.42%) Web Developer
4 14 (22.58%) Senior Developer
5 13 (20.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 9 (14.52%) React Developer
7 6 (9.68%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 6 (9.68%) Senior Web Developer
8 5 (8.06%) C# Developer
8 5 (8.06%) Lead Developer
9 3 (4.84%) C# Web Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Full Stack Developer
9 3 (4.84%) PHP Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Full Stack Web Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Junior
10 2 (3.23%) Junior Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 2 (3.23%) PHP Laravel Developer
10 2 (3.23%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (3.23%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (85.48%) CSS
2 50 (80.65%) HTML
3 46 (74.19%) HTML5
4 34 (54.84%) CSS3
5 28 (45.16%) Node.js
6 20 (32.26%) React
7 18 (29.03%) AngularJS
8 17 (27.42%) Redux
9 14 (22.58%) JSON
10 12 (19.35%) jQuery
10 12 (19.35%) Sass
11 11 (17.74%) REST
12 10 (16.13%) phpspec
13 9 (14.52%) Ajax
13 9 (14.52%) Express
13 9 (14.52%) Spring
14 8 (12.90%) Angular 2
14 8 (12.90%) Apache Cordova
14 8 (12.90%) Ionic Framework
14 8 (12.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (40.32%) User Experience
2 8 (12.90%) Web 2.0
3 4 (6.45%) Social Media
4 3 (4.84%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.90%) Android
1 8 (12.90%) Mac OS X
2 5 (8.06%) Apple iOS
3 4 (6.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (45.16%) Web Development
3 14 (22.58%) Front End Development
3 14 (22.58%) Scrum
4 13 (20.97%) Mobile Development
5 11 (17.74%) Mentoring
5 11 (17.74%) Responsive Web Design
5 11 (17.74%) TDD
6 10 (16.13%) OO
7 9 (14.52%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (14.52%) Test Automation
8 8 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (12.90%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 8 (12.90%) OOP
8 8 (12.90%) Static Code Analysis
9 7 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (11.29%) Software Engineering
10 6 (9.68%) Mobile First
11 5 (8.06%) Coaching
11 5 (8.06%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 62 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 22 (35.48%) PHP
3 21 (33.87%) C#
4 17 (27.42%) TypeScript
5 12 (19.35%) Java
6 8 (12.90%) Apple Swift
6 8 (12.90%) Objective-C
6 8 (12.90%) Shell Script
7 5 (8.06%) SQL
8 4 (6.45%) Perl
8 4 (6.45%) Python
8 4 (6.45%) Ruby
9 2 (3.23%) ES7
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Docker