Period
to 2 April 2020

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 2 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ECMAScript 2015 (JavaScript ES2015, ES6)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 179 242 278
Rank change year-on-year +63 +36 +19
Permanent jobs citing ES6 66 46 37
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.08% 0.58% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.37% 1.34% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 64 42 26
Median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +14.29% +32.08%
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £48,750 £48,125
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% -

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 2,784 3,433 4,841
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 45.53% 43.31% 49.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2,421 2,685 3,983
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

ES6
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing ES6 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing ES6 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for ES6 in the West Midlands

ES6
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing ES6 in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 2 April 2020.

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 2 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
Birmingham +66 41 £42,500 +13.33% 6
Coventry +19 12 £47,500 -
Warwickshire +7 6 £56,250 +40.63% 1
Staffordshire +6 1 £45,000 +16.13%
ES6
England

For the 6 months to 2 April 2020, 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 66 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 50 (75.76%) CSS
3 39 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (59.09%) Front End Development
4 38 (57.58%) HTML
5 29 (43.94%) Node.js
5 29 (43.94%) User Experience
6 26 (39.39%) React
7 25 (37.88%) Web Development
8 24 (36.36%) HTML5
9 23 (34.85%) Sass
10 22 (33.33%) Express
11 21 (31.82%) CSS3
12 19 (28.79%) Git (software)
13 16 (24.24%) Redux
14 15 (22.73%) Jest
14 15 (22.73%) ES7
14 15 (22.73%) TypeScript
15 13 (19.70%) Vue.js
15 13 (19.70%) webpack
15 13 (19.70%) Mocha
15 13 (19.70%) AWS
16 12 (18.18%) OO
16 12 (18.18%) Jasmine
16 12 (18.18%) API Integration
16 12 (18.18%) Docker
17 11 (16.67%) React Native
17 11 (16.67%) Fintech
17 11 (16.67%) REST
17 11 (16.67%) 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 1 (1.52%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.70%) AWS
2 7 (10.61%) npm
3 6 (9.09%) Azure
3 6 (9.09%) GCP
3 6 (9.09%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) Broadband
2 4 (6.06%) HTTP
2 4 (6.06%) Internet
2 4 (6.06%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.09%) Geospatial Data
1 6 (9.09%) GIS
2 2 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (28.79%) Git (software)
2 13 (19.70%) Mocha
2 13 (19.70%) webpack
3 12 (18.18%) Jasmine
4 9 (13.64%) gulp
5 6 (9.09%) Grunt
5 6 (9.09%) Sinon.JS
6 4 (6.06%) Babel
7 2 (3.03%) Cypress.io
General
1 2 (3.03%) Games
2 1 (1.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 41 (62.12%) Developer
2 28 (42.42%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 13 (19.70%) Web Developer
4 9 (13.64%) React Developer
5 5 (7.58%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (7.58%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Software Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.55%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 2 (3.03%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (3.03%) UI Developer
9 1 (1.52%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (1.52%) JavaScript Engineer
9 1 (1.52%) Junior
9 1 (1.52%) Senior UI Developer
9 1 (1.52%) Software Developer
9 1 (1.52%) UI Engineer
9 1 (1.52%) UX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (75.76%) CSS
2 38 (57.58%) HTML
3 29 (43.94%) Node.js
4 26 (39.39%) React
5 24 (36.36%) HTML5
6 23 (34.85%) Sass
7 22 (33.33%) Express
8 21 (31.82%) CSS3
9 16 (24.24%) Redux
10 15 (22.73%) Jest
11 13 (19.70%) Vue.js
12 11 (16.67%) React Native
12 11 (16.67%) REST
13 8 (12.12%) LESS
14 6 (9.09%) Browserify
14 6 (9.09%) Chai
14 6 (9.09%) WebGL
15 5 (7.58%) Nuxt
16 4 (6.06%) GraphQL
16 4 (6.06%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (43.94%) User Experience
2 6 (9.09%) Algorithms
2 6 (9.09%) Data Structures
2 6 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.06%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
1 39 (59.09%) Front End Development
2 25 (37.88%) Web Development
3 12 (18.18%) API Integration
3 12 (18.18%) OO
4 11 (16.67%) Fintech
4 11 (16.67%) Kanban
4 11 (16.67%) Scrum
5 9 (13.64%) Computer Science
6 8 (12.12%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (12.12%) Unit Testing
7 7 (10.61%) Software Engineering
7 7 (10.61%) TDD
7 7 (10.61%) Test Automation
8 6 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 6 (9.09%) OOD
8 6 (9.09%) Performance Metrics
8 6 (9.09%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (22.73%) ES7
2 15 (22.73%) TypeScript
3 10 (15.15%) PHP
4 8 (12.12%) ES8
5 6 (9.09%) Python
5 6 (9.09%) Ruby
6 3 (4.55%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) QA
System Software
1 12 (18.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (9.09%) Google
2 5 (7.58%) Netlify