I occur to be within the interview gauntlet for the time being for elephantine-stack JS form jobs so I hear what you are asserting however it appears to lower each ways.
I specialize in it provides the impression of innovation.
To me it feels esteem an unsteady eco-way aloof hunting for its footing. The vacillation from OOP to purposeful and attend again feels esteem uncertainty. From DIY methods esteem gulp to all-in-one methods esteem webpack. It is a sector elephantine of people determined to search round for esteem they know what they are doing whereas they act esteem they are aloof attempting to figure it all out.
All that being acknowledged, working in JS in 2018/2019 is very much more superb than it ever changed into as soon as within the past. I uncover establishing attend-waste Node.js companies and products to be rapidly and straightforward and writing entrance-waste methods utilizing React bearable.
Despite excessive volatility there is definite growth..