Period
to 7 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 7 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 94 74 74
Rank change year-on-year -20 0 +15
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 320 430 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.26% 3.95% 4.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.49% 4.27% 4.31%
Number of salaries quoted 286 393 370
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £44,400 £41,450 £40,000
90th Percentile £86,875 £87,500 £81,250
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +9.09%

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 the City of London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,179 10,071 9,616
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.62% 92.52% 93.40%
Number of salaries quoted 7,918 9,016 8,696
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +2.56%
10th Percentile £38,250 £36,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%

Front End Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Front End Development in the City of London

Front End Development
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Front End Development in the City of London

Front End Development
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Development in the City of London over the 6 months to 7 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Front End Development in the City of London

Front End Development
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Front End Development within the City of London region over the 6 months to 7 December 2019. 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
London Bridge -2 13 £66,250 +17.78%
Moorgate - 3 £120,000 - 1
Front End Development
Central London

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 255 (79.69%) JavaScript
2 188 (58.75%) CSS
3 171 (53.44%) HTML
4 142 (44.38%) React
5 137 (42.81%) AngularJS
6 124 (38.75%) Agile Software Development
7 94 (29.38%) Finance
8 85 (26.56%) Git (software)
9 82 (25.63%) User Experience
10 77 (24.06%) Sass
11 72 (22.50%) HTML5
12 66 (20.63%) Web Development
13 64 (20.00%) TDD
14 62 (19.38%) C#
14 62 (19.38%) .NET
14 62 (19.38%) Redux
15 58 (18.13%) webpack
16 54 (16.88%) TypeScript
17 53 (16.56%) RESTful
18 51 (15.94%) jQuery
18 51 (15.94%) CSS3
18 51 (15.94%) ES6
19 48 (15.00%) LESS
20 47 (14.69%) AWS
21 45 (14.06%) Fintech
22 44 (13.75%) Vue.js
22 44 (13.75%) Java
23 42 (13.13%) Scrum
23 42 (13.13%) Node.js
24 38 (11.88%) Twitter Bootstrap

Front End Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 12 (3.75%) CMS
2 8 (2.50%) EPiServer
3 5 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (1.25%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.94%) Confluence
6 2 (0.63%) ColdFusion
6 2 (0.63%) Drupal
6 2 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.31%) Apache
7 1 (0.31%) Kentico
7 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.31%) WordPress
7 1 (0.31%) Zope
Applications
1 6 (1.88%) Sketch
2 4 (1.25%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.31%) Figma
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 47 (14.69%) AWS
2 33 (10.31%) npm
3 16 (5.00%) Azure
4 15 (4.69%) SaaS
5 12 (3.75%) GCP
6 11 (3.44%) GitHub
7 10 (3.13%) Power Platform
8 8 (2.50%) Serverless
9 5 (1.56%) Firebase
10 4 (1.25%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.63%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.63%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.63%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.63%) Route 53
11 2 (0.63%) Slack
11 2 (0.63%) Yarn
12 1 (0.31%) IaaS
12 1 (0.31%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.13%) Internet
2 5 (1.56%) HTTP
3 1 (0.31%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.19%) MySQL
3 12 (3.75%) NoSQL
4 11 (3.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (3.13%) Power BI
5 10 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (2.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (2.19%) Big Data
8 5 (1.56%) Apache Hive
8 5 (1.56%) Hadoop
9 4 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.63%) Amazon Aurora
11 2 (0.63%) Blockchain
11 2 (0.63%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.63%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.63%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.31%) BigQuery
12 1 (0.31%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 85 (26.56%) Git (software)
2 58 (18.13%) webpack
3 28 (8.75%) Babel
4 22 (6.88%) gulp
5 19 (5.94%) Jasmine
6 18 (5.63%) Grunt
7 17 (5.31%) Visual Studio
8 14 (4.38%) Jenkins
9 10 (3.13%) Bitbucket
10 8 (2.50%) JIRA
11 7 (2.19%) Protractor
12 6 (1.88%) Karma Test Runner
13 5 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (1.56%) Selenium
13 5 (1.56%) TeamCity
13 5 (1.56%) Visual Studio Team System
14 4 (1.25%) CircleCI
14 4 (1.25%) JsTestDriver
14 4 (1.25%) Mocha
14 4 (1.25%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 94 (29.38%) Finance
2 23 (7.19%) Banking
3 17 (5.31%) Retail
4 12 (3.75%) Advertising
5 8 (2.50%) Marketing
6 7 (2.19%) Back Office
7 5 (1.56%) Law
8 4 (1.25%) Electronics
8 4 (1.25%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.25%) Games
9 3 (0.94%) Front Office
9 3 (0.94%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.94%) Public Sector
9 3 (0.94%) Publishing
9 3 (0.94%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.63%) Automotive
10 2 (0.63%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.31%) Legal
Job Titles
1 279 (87.19%) Developer
2 190 (59.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 70 (21.88%) Senior Developer
4 47 (14.69%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 46 (14.38%) React Developer
6 30 (9.38%) Angular Developer
6 30 (9.38%) JavaScript Developer
7 29 (9.06%) .NET Developer
8 19 (5.94%) Web Developer
9 18 (5.63%) C# .NET Developer
9 18 (5.63%) C# Developer
10 16 (5.00%) Lead Developer
10 16 (5.00%) Python Developer
11 13 (4.06%) AWS Developer
11 13 (4.06%) Django Developer
11 13 (4.06%) Python/Django Developer
12 12 (3.75%) Senior React Developer
13 11 (3.44%) Java Developer
14 10 (3.13%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 10 (3.13%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (58.75%) CSS
2 171 (53.44%) HTML
3 142 (44.38%) React
4 137 (42.81%) AngularJS
5 77 (24.06%) Sass
6 72 (22.50%) HTML5
7 62 (19.38%) .NET
7 62 (19.38%) Redux
8 53 (16.56%) RESTful
9 51 (15.94%) CSS3
9 51 (15.94%) jQuery
10 48 (15.00%) LESS
11 44 (13.75%) Vue.js
12 42 (13.13%) Node.js
13 38 (11.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 24 (7.50%) REST
15 23 (7.19%) OAuth
16 21 (6.56%) Jest
16 21 (6.56%) OAuth2
17 20 (6.25%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 82 (25.63%) User Experience
2 21 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (6.56%) Greenfield Project
3 17 (5.31%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.19%) Derivative
6 6 (1.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (1.56%) iPad
8 3 (0.94%) Cybercrime
8 3 (0.94%) e-Learning
8 3 (0.94%) Reinsurance
9 2 (0.63%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.63%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (0.63%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.63%) Equities
9 2 (0.63%) Life Science
9 2 (0.63%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.63%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.63%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.31%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.81%) Linux
2 2 (0.63%) Android
2 2 (0.63%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.63%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (38.75%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (20.63%) Web Development
3 64 (20.00%) TDD
4 45 (14.06%) Fintech
5 42 (13.13%) Scrum
6 35 (10.94%) Mentoring
6 35 (10.94%) Microservices
7 31 (9.69%) Unit Testing
8 28 (8.75%) E-Commerce
9 24 (7.50%) Software Engineering
10 23 (7.19%) Computer Science
11 22 (6.88%) Wireframes
12 21 (6.56%) API Design
12 21 (6.56%) BDD
13 20 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
14 18 (5.63%) Artificial Intelligence
15 17 (5.31%) DevOps
15 17 (5.31%) User Stories
16 16 (5.00%) SDLC
16 16 (5.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 255 (79.69%) JavaScript
2 62 (19.38%) C#
3 54 (16.88%) TypeScript
4 51 (15.94%) ES6
5 44 (13.75%) Java
6 35 (10.94%) Python
7 34 (10.63%) SQL
8 24 (7.50%) PHP
9 15 (4.69%) Go
10 10 (3.13%) Apex Code
11 5 (1.56%) ES7
11 5 (1.56%) Kotlin
11 5 (1.56%) Scala
12 4 (1.25%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.94%) Ruby
14 2 (0.63%) Java 8
14 2 (0.63%) JSX
14 2 (0.63%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.31%) C++
15 1 (0.31%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 31 (9.69%) Degree
2 13 (4.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.31%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.44%) QA
2 3 (0.94%) WCAG
System Software
1 37 (11.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (1.88%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.94%) Ansible
3 2 (0.63%) Terraform
4 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (7.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (2.81%) Google
3 9 (2.81%) Xamarin
4 6 (1.88%) Zend
5 5 (1.56%) Sitecore
6 4 (1.25%) Adobe
7 3 (0.94%) Oracle
7 3 (0.94%) SAP
8 1 (0.31%) Apple
8 1 (0.31%) Bloomberg
8 1 (0.31%) New Relic
8 1 (0.31%) Perforce
8 1 (0.31%) Qubit
8 1 (0.31%) Samsung
8 1 (0.31%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.31%) Spotify
8 1 (0.31%) Sybase
8 1 (0.31%) Tableau