Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ECMAScript 2015 (JavaScript ES2015, ES6)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 272 323 289
Rank change year-on-year +51 -34 -
Permanent jobs citing ES6 25 9 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.090% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.65% 0.17% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 35
West Midlands median annual salary £36,250 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.38% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £21,475 £25,800 £23,750
90th Percentile £49,000 £59,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +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 3,853 5,311 5,229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.16% 53.39% 43.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3,281 4,622 4,367
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 22 September 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 22 September 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 - 8 £42,500 - 2
Warwickshire - 5 £37,500 -
Shropshire - 4 £23,750 - 1
Birmingham +1 3 £55,000 +67.94% 3
Coventry +9 2 - -
Staffordshire +14 1 £27,500 -45.00% 1
Kingswinford - 1 £37,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £35,000 -
ES6
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 25 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (68.00%) CSS
3 15 (60.00%) HTML
4 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (48.00%) PHP
5 12 (48.00%) React
6 10 (40.00%) webpack
6 10 (40.00%) User Experience
6 10 (40.00%) Redux
6 10 (40.00%) TDD
6 10 (40.00%) MVC
6 10 (40.00%) HTML5
7 9 (36.00%) gulp
8 8 (32.00%) TypeScript
8 8 (32.00%) Sass
8 8 (32.00%) AngularJS
8 8 (32.00%) Express
8 8 (32.00%) Front End Development
8 8 (32.00%) ES7
8 8 (32.00%) Node.js
9 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
9 6 (24.00%) ES8
9 6 (24.00%) npm
9 6 (24.00%) Jest
9 6 (24.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (24.00%) LESS
9 6 (24.00%) Jasmine
10 5 (20.00%) Semantic HTML
10 5 (20.00%) Karma Test Runner
10 5 (20.00%) Enzyme

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 3 (12.00%) CMS
2 2 (8.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (4.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) npm
2 3 (12.00%) Yarn
3 1 (4.00%) DigitalOcean
3 1 (4.00%) GitHub
3 1 (4.00%) Google Analytics
3 1 (4.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (40.00%) webpack
2 9 (36.00%) gulp
3 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (24.00%) Jasmine
4 5 (20.00%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (12.00%) Grunt
6 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (4.00%) CircleCI
7 1 (4.00%) git-flow
7 1 (4.00%) Mocha
7 1 (4.00%) PHPUnit
7 1 (4.00%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Games
1 2 (8.00%) Marketing
1 2 (8.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (92.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) PHP Developer
3 6 (24.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (16.00%) Web Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Applications Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Junior
5 2 (8.00%) Junior Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Junior Software Developer
5 2 (8.00%) React Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Python Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (68.00%) CSS
2 15 (60.00%) HTML
3 12 (48.00%) React
4 10 (40.00%) HTML5
4 10 (40.00%) Redux
5 8 (32.00%) AngularJS
5 8 (32.00%) Express
5 8 (32.00%) Node.js
5 8 (32.00%) Sass
6 6 (24.00%) Jest
6 6 (24.00%) LESS
6 6 (24.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (20.00%) CSS3
7 5 (20.00%) Enzyme
7 5 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (20.00%) Semantic HTML
8 3 (12.00%) Aurelia
8 3 (12.00%) Browserify
8 3 (12.00%) Ember.js
8 3 (12.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) User Experience
2 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) Social Media
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) MVC
2 10 (40.00%) TDD
3 8 (32.00%) Front End Development
4 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (20.00%) Prototyping
4 5 (20.00%) Web Development
4 5 (20.00%) Wireframes
5 4 (16.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (12.00%) Isomorphic Development
6 3 (12.00%) Isomorphic JavaScript
6 3 (12.00%) Scrum
6 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (12.00%) Web Design
7 2 (8.00%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (8.00%) Personalization
7 2 (8.00%) Post-Production
7 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (8.00%) The Twelve-Factor App
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (48.00%) PHP
3 8 (32.00%) ES7
3 8 (32.00%) TypeScript
4 6 (24.00%) ES8
5 2 (8.00%) Clojure
5 2 (8.00%) Elixir
5 2 (8.00%) Erlang
5 2 (8.00%) Lisp
6 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.00%) Python
6 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Marathon
2 1 (4.00%) cPanel
2 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.00%) Packer
2 1 (4.00%) Puppet
2 1 (4.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Adobe
1 1 (4.00%) Google
1 1 (4.00%) New Relic
1 1 (4.00%) Zend