Period
to 17 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for Front End Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Front End Development over the 6 months to 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 53 30
Rank change year-on-year +17 -23 +19
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 6 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.63% 1.26% 6.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 1.37% 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 9
Chester median annual salary £31,250 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% -13.33% -21.05%
10th Percentile £24,000 £30,250 £26,850
90th Percentile £37,500 £38,750 £40,750
Cheshire median annual salary £40,250 £37,500 £36,750
% change year-on-year +7.33% +2.04% -2.00%

Front End Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 216 366 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 94.74% 92.19% 89.61%
Number of salaries quoted 189 318 198
Chester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.68% -8.82%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £69,000 £60,000 £60,000
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -6.25%

Front End Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing Front End Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Development in Chester

Front End Development
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front End Development in Chester.

Salary trend for Front End Development in Chester

For the 6 months to 17 December 2018, IT jobs citing Front End Development 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 Chester region with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 2 (33.33%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) gulp
3 2 (33.33%) User Experience
4 1 (16.67%) React
4 1 (16.67%) webpack
4 1 (16.67%) ES6
4 1 (16.67%) Pug
4 1 (16.67%) Twig
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (16.67%) Sass
4 1 (16.67%) LESS
4 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (16.67%) Grunt
4 1 (16.67%) Nintex
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) WordPress
4 1 (16.67%) Magento
4 1 (16.67%) C#

Front End Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (16.67%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) gulp
2 1 (16.67%) Grunt
2 1 (16.67%) webpack
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Magento Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
4 1 (16.67%) jQuery
4 1 (16.67%) LESS
4 1 (16.67%) Pug
4 1 (16.67%) React
4 1 (16.67%) Sass
4 1 (16.67%) Twig
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Nintex