Period
to 23 October 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ECMAScript 2015 (JavaScript ES2015, ES6)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
23 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 298 195 115
Rank change year-on-year -103 -80 +108
Permanent jobs citing ES6 276 75 199
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.00% 1.16% 2.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.74% 1.83% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 212 62 152
10th Percentile £42,500 £33,875 £41,250
25th Percentile £49,688 £38,750 £48,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £53,750 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +20.93% -10.42% -4.00%
75th Percentile £80,000 £67,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £72,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% -8.33% +5.26%

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 15,830 4,106 4,516
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 57.08% 63.76% 58.83%
Number of salaries quoted 12,610 3,744 4,086
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,000 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £83,750 £85,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

ES6
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing ES6 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

ES6 trend for jobs with a WFH option

ES6
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing ES6.

ES6 salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

ES6
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing ES6 over the 6 months to 23 October 2021.

ES6 salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 23 October 2021, ES6 job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for ES6.

1 260 (94.20%) JavaScript
2 220 (79.71%) React
3 166 (60.14%) CSS
4 162 (58.70%) Node.js
5 150 (54.35%) HTML
6 146 (52.90%) TypeScript
7 115 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
8 111 (40.22%) Full Stack Development
9 90 (32.61%) Software Engineering
9 90 (32.61%) HTML5
10 81 (29.35%) Redux
11 79 (28.62%) webpack
12 78 (28.26%) Git (software)
13 75 (27.17%) Front End Development
14 71 (25.72%) TDD
15 65 (23.55%) Sass
15 65 (23.55%) Docker
15 65 (23.55%) Jest
15 65 (23.55%) Problem-Solving
16 63 (22.83%) CSS3
17 60 (21.74%) AWS
18 59 (21.38%) Web Development
18 59 (21.38%) User Experience
19 56 (20.29%) Test Automation
20 52 (18.84%) Microservices
20 52 (18.84%) npm
21 43 (15.58%) REST
22 41 (14.86%) Express
22 41 (14.86%) Social Skills
23 40 (14.49%) Vue.js

ES6
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 23 (8.33%) CMS
2 18 (6.52%) Headless CMS
3 8 (2.90%) WordPress
4 7 (2.54%) Confluence
5 3 (1.09%) nginx
6 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.36%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (2.54%) Adobe Premiere
1 7 (2.54%) Final Cut Pro
2 5 (1.81%) Figma
Business Applications
1 12 (4.35%) Magento
2 6 (2.17%) Summit
3 4 (1.45%) SAP Hybris
3 4 (1.45%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 60 (21.74%) AWS
2 52 (18.84%) npm
3 26 (9.42%) SaaS
4 24 (8.70%) Codefresh
5 22 (7.97%) Serverless
6 20 (7.25%) Amazon S3
7 17 (6.16%) Azure
7 17 (6.16%) GitHub
8 15 (5.43%) GCP
9 13 (4.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 12 (4.35%) Yarn
11 8 (2.90%) Amazon Cognito
11 8 (2.90%) AWS Lambda
12 7 (2.54%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (2.54%) AWS Fargate
12 7 (2.54%) CloudFront
13 6 (2.17%) Amazon Kinesis
13 6 (2.17%) PaaS
14 4 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
14 4 (1.45%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.35%) Internet
2 10 (3.62%) HTTP
3 4 (1.45%) DNS
4 1 (0.36%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (13.77%) PostgreSQL
2 29 (10.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 24 (8.70%) MongoDB
4 21 (7.61%) NoSQL
5 17 (6.16%) MySQL
6 15 (5.43%) Relational Database
7 13 (4.71%) SQL Server
8 8 (2.90%) BigQuery
9 7 (2.54%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (2.17%) Data Lake
10 6 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.72%) Big Data
12 1 (0.36%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.36%) Blockchain
12 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 79 (28.62%) webpack
2 78 (28.26%) Git (software)
3 36 (13.04%) CircleCI
4 33 (11.96%) Babel
5 25 (9.06%) Travis CI
6 24 (8.70%) Jenkins
7 22 (7.97%) ESLint
7 22 (7.97%) Storybook
8 16 (5.80%) Grunt
8 16 (5.80%) JIRA
9 14 (5.07%) Cypress.io
9 14 (5.07%) Mocha
10 12 (4.35%) gulp
11 11 (3.99%) Bitbucket
11 11 (3.99%) Maven
11 11 (3.99%) RSpec
12 9 (3.26%) Cucumber
13 8 (2.90%) GitLab
13 8 (2.90%) JUnit
14 3 (1.09%) fastlane
General
1 41 (14.86%) Social Skills
2 29 (10.51%) Finance
3 28 (10.14%) Retail
4 23 (8.33%) Marketing
5 21 (7.61%) Wearables
6 17 (6.16%) Games
7 16 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (3.99%) Local Government
8 11 (3.99%) Publishing
9 10 (3.62%) Automotive
10 8 (2.90%) Aerospace
11 6 (2.17%) Public Sector
12 3 (1.09%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 2 (0.72%) Legal
14 1 (0.36%) Back Office
14 1 (0.36%) Front Office
14 1 (0.36%) Online Betting
14 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 193 (69.93%) Developer
2 58 (21.01%) React Developer
3 57 (20.65%) Full Stack Developer
4 39 (14.13%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 39 (14.13%) Software Engineer
5 32 (11.59%) JavaScript Developer
6 21 (7.61%) Senior Developer
7 18 (6.52%) Backend Developer
8 17 (6.16%) Lead Developer
9 15 (5.43%) Ruby Developer
10 13 (4.71%) Node.js Developer
11 12 (4.35%) Python Developer
12 11 (3.99%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 11 (3.99%) Senior React Developer
13 10 (3.62%) JavaScript Engineer
13 10 (3.62%) Web Developer
14 8 (2.90%) Digital Developer
14 8 (2.90%) Java Developer
15 7 (2.54%) Software Developer
16 6 (2.17%) Full Stack Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (79.71%) React
2 166 (60.14%) CSS
3 162 (58.70%) Node.js
4 150 (54.35%) HTML
5 90 (32.61%) HTML5
6 81 (29.35%) Redux
7 65 (23.55%) Jest
7 65 (23.55%) Sass
8 63 (22.83%) CSS3
9 43 (15.58%) REST
10 41 (14.86%) Express
11 40 (14.49%) Vue.js
12 39 (14.13%) GraphQL
13 37 (13.41%) RESTful
14 34 (12.32%) AngularJS
14 34 (12.32%) Next.js
15 32 (11.59%) Ruby on Rails
16 28 (10.14%) Enzyme
17 24 (8.70%) React Native
18 23 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 59 (21.38%) User Experience
2 38 (13.77%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (4.35%) Cloud Native
3 12 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (4.35%) NHS
4 7 (2.54%) Algorithms
4 7 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (2.54%) Video Editing
5 6 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (1.81%) Blog
6 5 (1.81%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.45%) BYOD
7 4 (1.45%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.72%) Life Science
8 2 (0.72%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.72%) Social Media
8 2 (0.72%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.36%) Derivative
9 1 (0.36%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.36%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.52%) Linux
2 15 (5.43%) Unix
3 10 (3.62%) Android
4 6 (2.17%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (40.22%) Full Stack Development
3 90 (32.61%) Software Engineering
4 75 (27.17%) Front End Development
5 71 (25.72%) TDD
6 65 (23.55%) Problem-Solving
7 59 (21.38%) Web Development
8 56 (20.29%) Test Automation
9 52 (18.84%) Microservices
10 38 (13.77%) DevOps
11 34 (12.32%) Scrum
12 25 (9.06%) E-Commerce
12 25 (9.06%) Machine Learning
13 22 (7.97%) Artificial Intelligence
14 21 (7.61%) Integration Testing
15 19 (6.88%) Computer Science
15 19 (6.88%) Kanban
15 19 (6.88%) Mentoring
16 18 (6.52%) BDD
16 18 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 260 (94.20%) JavaScript
2 146 (52.90%) TypeScript
3 36 (13.04%) Java
4 35 (12.68%) Ruby
5 34 (12.32%) Python
6 30 (10.87%) ES7
7 21 (7.61%) PHP
7 21 (7.61%) SQL
8 14 (5.07%) Go
9 13 (4.71%) C
9 13 (4.71%) Shell Script
10 10 (3.62%) Java 8
11 7 (2.54%) Bash Shell
12 6 (2.17%) C#
12 6 (2.17%) Clojure
12 6 (2.17%) ClojureScript
12 6 (2.17%) Elm
13 4 (1.45%) Objective-C
13 4 (1.45%) Scala
14 3 (1.09%) F#
Qualifications
1 19 (6.88%) Degree
2 10 (3.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.36%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.42%) Accessibility
2 21 (7.61%) QA
3 1 (0.36%) WCAG
System Software
1 65 (23.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (2.54%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.09%) Terraform
3 2 (0.72%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 33 (11.96%) Google
2 8 (2.90%) Oracle
3 7 (2.54%) BT
3 7 (2.54%) Facebook
3 7 (2.54%) Instagram
3 7 (2.54%) Twitter
3 7 (2.54%) YouTube
4 6 (2.17%) Bloomberg
4 6 (2.17%) HubSpot
4 6 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (2.17%) SAP
5 4 (1.45%) hybris
5 4 (1.45%) Sage
5 4 (1.45%) WooCommerce
5 4 (1.45%) Zend
6 2 (0.72%) Qubit
7 1 (0.36%) Microsoft