Period
to 24 July 2021

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 24 July 2021 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
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 95 69 91
Rank change year-on-year -26 +22 -4
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 168 216 361
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.99% 3.94% 3.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 4.18% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 157 192 321
10th Percentile £45,750 £43,775 £42,500
25th Percentile £53,750 £55,000 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £72,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.54% -
75th Percentile £83,750 £83,750 £83,750
90th Percentile £91,000 £91,250 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £72,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -6.90% +11.54% +8.33%

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 5,360 5,166 9,670
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 95.27% 94.29% 93.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4,784 4,546 8,625
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +1.56%
75th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £106,250 £98,750 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%

Front End Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Front End Development as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Front End Development in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Front End Development in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2021, 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.

1 115 (68.45%) React
2 90 (53.57%) JavaScript
3 72 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 62 (36.90%) HTML
5 61 (36.31%) CSS
5 61 (36.31%) TypeScript
6 46 (27.38%) Finance
6 46 (27.38%) AngularJS
7 45 (26.79%) Fintech
8 34 (20.24%) HTML5
9 32 (19.05%) User Experience
10 29 (17.26%) Sass
11 26 (15.48%) Docker
11 26 (15.48%) Node.js
12 24 (14.29%) Redux
12 24 (14.29%) Scrum
13 23 (13.69%) Organisational Skills
14 21 (12.50%) Python
14 21 (12.50%) Git (software)
15 20 (11.90%) CSS3
16 18 (10.71%) REST
17 17 (10.12%) ES6
18 16 (9.52%) RESTful
18 16 (9.52%) Migration
19 15 (8.93%) Web Development
19 15 (8.93%) Unit Testing
19 15 (8.93%) Vue.js
19 15 (8.93%) Microservices
19 15 (8.93%) Greenfield Project
19 15 (8.93%) Social Skills

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 7 (4.17%) Confluence
2 5 (2.98%) CMS
3 3 (1.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (1.79%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (1.19%) Moodle
5 1 (0.60%) Headless CMS
5 1 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 4 (2.38%) Distributed Ledger
2 3 (1.79%) Shopify
3 1 (0.60%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.33%) AWS
2 9 (5.36%) npm
3 8 (4.76%) Azure
4 7 (4.17%) SaaS
5 5 (2.98%) GitHub
6 3 (1.79%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.60%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.60%) Firebase
7 1 (0.60%) GCP
7 1 (0.60%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.60%) PaaS
7 1 (0.60%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.38%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.79%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.19%) Big Data
3 2 (1.19%) MySQL
4 1 (0.60%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.60%) Redis
4 1 (0.60%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.55%) Cypress.io
3 7 (4.17%) JIRA
3 7 (4.17%) Selenium
3 7 (4.17%) webpack
4 5 (2.98%) Cucumber
4 5 (2.98%) Jasmine
4 5 (2.98%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.98%) Postman
5 4 (2.38%) GitLab
6 3 (1.79%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.79%) IntelliJ
6 3 (1.79%) JUnit
6 3 (1.79%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (1.79%) Maven
6 3 (1.79%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (1.79%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.19%) Mocha
7 2 (1.19%) Protractor
7 2 (1.19%) Subversion
General
1 46 (27.38%) Finance
2 23 (13.69%) Organisational Skills
3 15 (8.93%) Social Skills
4 11 (6.55%) Front Office
5 6 (3.57%) Banking
6 5 (2.98%) Games
6 5 (2.98%) Marketing
7 4 (2.38%) Retail
8 3 (1.79%) Law
9 1 (0.60%) Advertising
9 1 (0.60%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.60%) Back Office
9 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.60%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 137 (81.55%) Developer
2 70 (41.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 58 (34.52%) React Developer
4 47 (27.98%) Senior Developer
5 22 (13.10%) Senior React Developer
6 20 (11.90%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 19 (11.31%) Angular Developer
8 16 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
9 10 (5.95%) UI Developer
10 9 (5.36%) Python Developer
11 8 (4.76%) AWS Developer
11 8 (4.76%) Django Developer
11 8 (4.76%) HTML Developer
11 8 (4.76%) Python/Django Developer
12 7 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
12 7 (4.17%) Lead Developer
13 5 (2.98%) Games Engineer
13 5 (2.98%) QA Engineer
14 4 (2.38%) Automation Engineer
14 4 (2.38%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (68.45%) React
2 62 (36.90%) HTML
3 61 (36.31%) CSS
4 46 (27.38%) AngularJS
5 34 (20.24%) HTML5
6 29 (17.26%) Sass
7 26 (15.48%) Node.js
8 24 (14.29%) Redux
9 20 (11.90%) CSS3
10 18 (10.71%) REST
11 16 (9.52%) RESTful
12 15 (8.93%) Vue.js
13 14 (8.33%) Jest
14 13 (7.74%) Angular 2
15 12 (7.14%) LESS
16 11 (6.55%) Express
17 9 (5.36%) Django
18 8 (4.76%) Ext JS
18 8 (4.76%) Web Services
19 7 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (19.05%) User Experience
2 15 (8.93%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.17%) Data Structures
5 6 (3.57%) Algorithms
6 4 (2.38%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.19%) W3C
8 1 (0.60%) Biotechnology
8 1 (0.60%) Legacy Code
8 1 (0.60%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.38%) Android
1 4 (2.38%) Apple iOS
1 4 (2.38%) Linux
2 3 (1.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (26.79%) Fintech
3 24 (14.29%) Scrum
4 16 (9.52%) Migration
5 15 (8.93%) Microservices
5 15 (8.93%) Unit Testing
5 15 (8.93%) Web Development
6 14 (8.33%) OO
6 14 (8.33%) Test Automation
7 13 (7.74%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (7.74%) TDD
8 12 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 11 (6.55%) DevOps
9 11 (6.55%) Validation
9 11 (6.55%) Visualisation
10 10 (5.95%) Artificial Intelligence
10 10 (5.95%) Computer Science
10 10 (5.95%) Project Management
10 10 (5.95%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 90 (53.57%) JavaScript
2 61 (36.31%) TypeScript
3 21 (12.50%) Python
4 17 (10.12%) ES6
5 12 (7.14%) Java
6 11 (6.55%) ES7
7 10 (5.95%) Go
8 7 (4.17%) PHP
9 5 (2.98%) C#
9 5 (2.98%) SQL
10 4 (2.38%) Ruby
11 3 (1.79%) Shell Script
12 2 (1.19%) Groovy
12 2 (1.19%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.60%) C++
13 1 (0.60%) ES8
13 1 (0.60%) R
13 1 (0.60%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (5.36%) Degree
2 3 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.60%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.95%) Accessibility
2 5 (2.98%) QA
3 3 (1.79%) PMO
4 1 (0.60%) WCAG
System Software
1 26 (15.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.79%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (2.98%) Oracle
2 4 (2.38%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.79%) Adobe
3 3 (1.79%) Solace
4 1 (0.60%) Google
4 1 (0.60%) hybris
4 1 (0.60%) SAP
4 1 (0.60%) WooCommerce