Period
to 18 April 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 April 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 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 240 283 290
Rank change year-on-year +43 +7 +42
Permanent jobs citing ES6 52 37 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.65% 0.38% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.50% 0.78% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 46 26 9
West Midlands median annual salary £38,750 £35,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.71% +32.08% -37.65%
10th Percentile £25,000 £30,375 £25,000
90th Percentile £48,750 £51,250 £52,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% - +9.09%

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 3,472 4,765 4,726
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 43.70% 48.89% 47.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2,691 3,917 4,048
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,450 £57,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 April 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 April 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 +34 23 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Coventry +33 15 £46,250 +2.78%
Warwickshire 0 4 £40,000 -23.81%
Staffordshire +19 3 £37,500 +66.67%
Solihull -13 2 £37,500 +7.14%
Shropshire - 1 £50,000 -
ES6
England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 52 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 49 (94.23%) CSS
3 45 (86.54%) HTML
4 39 (75.00%) HTML5
5 35 (67.31%) Redux
6 33 (63.46%) CSS3
7 28 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (51.92%) TDD
9 22 (42.31%) Node.js
10 21 (40.38%) Marketing
10 21 (40.38%) Digital Marketing
11 18 (34.62%) jQuery
11 18 (34.62%) Responsive Web Design
11 18 (34.62%) Front End Development
12 17 (32.69%) Mentoring
13 16 (30.77%) TypeScript
13 16 (30.77%) Mobile Development
14 14 (26.92%) Sass
14 14 (26.92%) Git (software)
14 14 (26.92%) Web Development
15 13 (25.00%) AngularJS
16 12 (23.08%) Scrum
17 11 (21.15%) Apple iOS
17 11 (21.15%) React
18 9 (17.31%) Express
18 9 (17.31%) MongoDB
18 9 (17.31%) Java
18 9 (17.31%) PHP
19 8 (15.38%) ES7
20 7 (13.46%) 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 4 (7.69%) Drupal
1 4 (7.69%) Umbraco
1 4 (7.69%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) npm
2 3 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.92%) GitHub
3 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) MongoDB
2 6 (11.54%) MySQL
3 4 (7.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (26.92%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.62%) Jasmine
2 5 (9.62%) Mercurial
2 5 (9.62%) Protractor
3 4 (7.69%) JSUnit
4 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.85%) Mocha
5 2 (3.85%) webpack
General
1 21 (40.38%) Marketing
2 2 (3.85%) Games
3 1 (1.92%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (88.46%) Developer
2 24 (46.15%) React Developer
3 18 (34.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 11 (21.15%) Lead Developer
5 7 (13.46%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (13.46%) Web Developer
6 4 (7.69%) PHP Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Junior
7 3 (5.77%) Junior Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (3.85%) PHP Laravel Developer
9 1 (1.92%) E-Commerce Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Junior Software Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Node.js Developer
9 1 (1.92%) PHP Web Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Senior Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Senior PHP Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Senior PHP Web Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Senior Web Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (94.23%) CSS
2 45 (86.54%) HTML
3 39 (75.00%) HTML5
4 35 (67.31%) Redux
5 33 (63.46%) CSS3
6 22 (42.31%) Node.js
7 18 (34.62%) jQuery
8 14 (26.92%) Sass
9 13 (25.00%) AngularJS
10 11 (21.15%) React
11 9 (17.31%) Express
12 7 (13.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (11.54%) JSON
13 6 (11.54%) Laravel
13 6 (11.54%) LESS
13 6 (11.54%) REST
14 5 (9.62%) Ajax
14 5 (9.62%) Apache Cordova
14 5 (9.62%) Spring
14 5 (9.62%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) User Experience
2 5 (9.62%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (9.62%) Web 2.0
3 4 (7.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.15%) Apple iOS
2 5 (9.62%) Android
2 5 (9.62%) Mac OS X
3 4 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (51.92%) TDD
3 21 (40.38%) Digital Marketing
4 18 (34.62%) Front End Development
4 18 (34.62%) Responsive Web Design
5 17 (32.69%) Mentoring
6 16 (30.77%) Mobile Development
7 14 (26.92%) Web Development
8 12 (23.08%) Scrum
9 7 (13.46%) OO
10 6 (11.54%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 6 (11.54%) Test Automation
11 5 (9.62%) Coaching
11 5 (9.62%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (9.62%) Mobile First
11 5 (9.62%) OOP
11 5 (9.62%) Personalization
11 5 (9.62%) Static Code Analysis
11 5 (9.62%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 52 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (30.77%) TypeScript
3 9 (17.31%) Java
3 9 (17.31%) PHP
4 8 (15.38%) ES7
5 5 (9.62%) Apple Swift
5 5 (9.62%) ES8
5 5 (9.62%) Objective-C
5 5 (9.62%) Shell Script
6 4 (7.69%) C#
6 4 (7.69%) Perl
6 4 (7.69%) Python
6 4 (7.69%) Ruby
6 4 (7.69%) SQL
7 1 (1.92%) PHP 7
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.92%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (3.85%) Zend
2 1 (1.92%) Google