Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ECMAScript 2015 (JavaScript ES2015, ES6)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 280 297 328
Rank change year-on-year +17 +31 -
Permanent jobs citing ES6 23 17 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.17% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.52% 0.34% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 27
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.79% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £31,650 £25,950 £26,250
90th Percentile £47,750 £55,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -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 4,445 5,004 5,352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 46.70% 50.96% 43.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3,711 4,349 4,570
West Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 23 June 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 23 June 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
Solihull - 7 £35,000 -
Warwickshire +8 6 £36,250 - 1
Coventry -2 4 £45,000 -5.26%
Birmingham -10 4 £43,750 +38.89% 4
Kingswinford - 1 £37,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £35,000 - 1
ES6
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 23 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 21 (91.30%) HTML
3 19 (82.61%) CSS
4 16 (69.57%) React
5 15 (65.22%) HTML5
6 13 (56.52%) User Experience
7 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (47.83%) jQuery
8 11 (47.83%) MVC
8 11 (47.83%) PHP
9 10 (43.48%) Node.js
10 9 (39.13%) Web Development
10 9 (39.13%) npm
11 8 (34.78%) Web Design
11 8 (34.78%) Scrum
11 8 (34.78%) AngularJS
11 8 (34.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (34.78%) webpack
11 8 (34.78%) gulp
12 7 (30.43%) Software Delivery
12 7 (30.43%) Front End Development
12 7 (30.43%) Docker
12 7 (30.43%) Sass
12 7 (30.43%) CSS3
12 7 (30.43%) Unit Testing
12 7 (30.43%) Redux
13 6 (26.09%) ES7
13 6 (26.09%) TDD
13 6 (26.09%) TypeScript
14 5 (21.74%) Grunt

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 5 (21.74%) CMS
2 2 (8.70%) Apache
2 2 (8.70%) Drupal
2 2 (8.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (8.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Magento
2 1 (4.35%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 9 (39.13%) npm
2 2 (8.70%) Yarn
3 1 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (4.35%) DigitalOcean
3 1 (4.35%) GitHub
3 1 (4.35%) Google Analytics
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.35%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) MySQL
2 2 (8.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) gulp
1 8 (34.78%) webpack
2 5 (21.74%) Grunt
3 4 (17.39%) Babel
3 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
3 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
4 3 (13.04%) Jasmine
4 3 (13.04%) Vagrant
5 2 (8.70%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (4.35%) CircleCI
6 1 (4.35%) git-flow
6 1 (4.35%) Mocha
6 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (21.74%) Marketing
2 3 (13.04%) Games
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Developer
2 7 (30.43%) Web Developer
3 5 (21.74%) PHP Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (17.39%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (17.39%) JavaScript Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Applications Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Web Applications Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Full Stack Web Developer
6 2 (8.70%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
7 1 (4.35%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Junior
7 1 (4.35%) Junior Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Junior Software Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Lead Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Python Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior PHP Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (91.30%) HTML
2 19 (82.61%) CSS
3 16 (69.57%) React
4 15 (65.22%) HTML5
5 11 (47.83%) jQuery
6 10 (43.48%) Node.js
7 8 (34.78%) AngularJS
7 8 (34.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (30.43%) CSS3
8 7 (30.43%) Redux
8 7 (30.43%) Sass
9 5 (21.74%) Browserify
10 4 (17.39%) Aurelia
10 4 (17.39%) Ember.js
10 4 (17.39%) Laravel
10 4 (17.39%) RESTful
10 4 (17.39%) Semantic HTML
10 4 (17.39%) Vue (Vue.js)
10 4 (17.39%) Web Services
11 3 (13.04%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 13 (56.52%) User Experience
2 5 (21.74%) Mobile App
3 3 (13.04%) Social Media
4 2 (8.70%) NHS
5 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (4.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) MVC
3 9 (39.13%) Web Development
4 8 (34.78%) Scrum
4 8 (34.78%) Web Design
5 7 (30.43%) Front End Development
5 7 (30.43%) Software Delivery
5 7 (30.43%) Unit Testing
6 6 (26.09%) TDD
7 5 (21.74%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (17.39%) Collaborative Working
8 4 (17.39%) Customer Acquisition
8 4 (17.39%) DevOps
8 4 (17.39%) DSDM
8 4 (17.39%) Microservices
8 4 (17.39%) Mobile First
8 4 (17.39%) SOA
8 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
9 3 (13.04%) OOP
9 3 (13.04%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (47.83%) PHP
3 6 (26.09%) ES7
3 6 (26.09%) TypeScript
4 3 (13.04%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.70%) ES8
5 2 (8.70%) Go
5 2 (8.70%) PHP 7
5 2 (8.70%) Ruby
6 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.35%) Clojure
6 1 (4.35%) Elixir
6 1 (4.35%) Erlang
6 1 (4.35%) Java
6 1 (4.35%) Lisp
6 1 (4.35%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.35%) cPanel
2 1 (4.35%) Packer
2 1 (4.35%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Zend
2 2 (8.70%) Adobe
2 2 (8.70%) Google
2 2 (8.70%) IFS
3 1 (4.35%) New Relic