Period
to 7 August 2020

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 August 2020 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 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 74 92 84
Rank change year-on-year +18 -8 +8
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 188 365 400
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 3.72% 3.57% 3.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.96% 3.81% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 175 344 385
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £44,000 £45,000 £38,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £92,500 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +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 4,746 9,569 10,237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.87% 93.52% 93.31%
Number of salaries quoted 4,134 8,466 9,110
Median annual salary £70,000 £66,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.31% +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £36,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £97,500 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

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 7 August 2020.

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 August 2020. 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
Moorgate -4 1 £65,000 -40.91%
Front End Development
Central London

For the 6 months to 7 August 2020, 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.

1 130 (69.15%) JavaScript
2 96 (51.06%) HTML
3 90 (47.87%) CSS
4 81 (43.09%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (42.02%) AngularJS
6 75 (39.89%) React
7 62 (32.98%) Finance
8 46 (24.47%) HTML5
9 44 (23.40%) User Experience
10 42 (22.34%) Sass
11 40 (21.28%) Vue.js
12 39 (20.74%) TDD
13 38 (20.21%) TypeScript
14 35 (18.62%) Node.js
14 35 (18.62%) Fintech
15 34 (18.09%) Git (software)
16 32 (17.02%) ES6
17 24 (12.77%) AWS
18 23 (12.23%) .NET
19 22 (11.70%) jQuery
19 22 (11.70%) Web Development
20 21 (11.17%) REST
20 21 (11.17%) Redux
21 20 (10.64%) Agile Project Management
21 20 (10.64%) Angular 2
21 20 (10.64%) Project Management
22 19 (10.11%) RESTful
23 18 (9.57%) Software Engineering
23 18 (9.57%) OO
23 18 (9.57%) Python

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 9 (4.79%) Moodle
2 3 (1.60%) CMS
2 3 (1.60%) EPiServer
2 3 (1.60%) WordPress
3 2 (1.06%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (1.06%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.53%) Apache
4 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.53%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 10 (5.32%) Figma
2 9 (4.79%) Zeplin
3 1 (0.53%) InVision
3 1 (0.53%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Magento
1 1 (0.53%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.77%) AWS
2 14 (7.45%) SaaS
3 10 (5.32%) npm
4 9 (4.79%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (4.79%) Google Analytics
5 5 (2.66%) Azure
5 5 (2.66%) GCP
5 5 (2.66%) GitHub
6 2 (1.06%) Firebase
6 2 (1.06%) Power Platform
6 2 (1.06%) Serverless
7 1 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.60%) Internet
2 1 (0.53%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.38%) MySQL
2 11 (5.85%) Big Data
3 9 (4.79%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (4.26%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.60%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.06%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.06%) Blockchain
6 2 (1.06%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.06%) Power BI
6 2 (1.06%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.53%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.53%) Redis
Development Applications
1 34 (18.09%) Git (software)
2 15 (7.98%) webpack
3 9 (4.79%) MSTest
3 9 (4.79%) NUnit
4 7 (3.72%) Cypress.io
4 7 (3.72%) gulp
4 7 (3.72%) Jasmine
5 5 (2.66%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.66%) Selenium
6 4 (2.13%) Babel
7 3 (1.60%) Grunt
7 3 (1.60%) Mocha
7 3 (1.60%) Protractor
7 3 (1.60%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.60%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.06%) CircleCI
8 2 (1.06%) PhantomJS
9 1 (0.53%) Firebug
9 1 (0.53%) GitLab
9 1 (0.53%) Mercurial
General
1 62 (32.98%) Finance
2 17 (9.04%) Retail
3 8 (4.26%) Advertising
3 8 (4.26%) Law
4 7 (3.72%) Banking
5 5 (2.66%) Marketing
6 4 (2.13%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.60%) Games
8 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.53%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 172 (91.49%) Developer
2 134 (71.28%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 38 (20.21%) React Developer
4 35 (18.62%) Senior Developer
5 32 (17.02%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 18 (9.57%) JavaScript Developer
7 15 (7.98%) Angular Developer
8 13 (6.91%) E-Commerce Developer
9 10 (5.32%) PHP Developer
10 9 (4.79%) Moodle Developer
11 7 (3.72%) Senior React Developer
12 6 (3.19%) Full Stack Developer
12 6 (3.19%) Java Developer
13 5 (2.66%) Junior
13 5 (2.66%) Junior Developer
13 5 (2.66%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 4 (2.13%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 4 (2.13%) Lead Developer
14 4 (2.13%) Web Developer
15 3 (1.60%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (51.06%) HTML
2 90 (47.87%) CSS
3 79 (42.02%) AngularJS
4 75 (39.89%) React
5 46 (24.47%) HTML5
6 42 (22.34%) Sass
7 40 (21.28%) Vue.js
8 35 (18.62%) Node.js
9 23 (12.23%) .NET
10 22 (11.70%) jQuery
11 21 (11.17%) Redux
11 21 (11.17%) REST
12 20 (10.64%) Angular 2
13 19 (10.11%) RESTful
14 17 (9.04%) CSS3
15 15 (7.98%) Jest
15 15 (7.98%) LESS
16 14 (7.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 10 (5.32%) Semantic HTML
18 9 (4.79%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 44 (23.40%) User Experience
2 18 (9.57%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (5.32%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (4.79%) e-Learning
4 9 (4.79%) SCORM
5 6 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.66%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.13%) Derivative
7 4 (2.13%) W3C
8 2 (1.06%) Blog
8 2 (1.06%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.06%) Renewable Energy
9 1 (0.53%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.53%) Marketing Technology
9 1 (0.53%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.85%) Linux
2 5 (2.66%) Android
2 5 (2.66%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (43.09%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (20.74%) TDD
3 35 (18.62%) Fintech
4 22 (11.70%) Web Development
5 20 (10.64%) Agile Project Management
5 20 (10.64%) Project Management
6 18 (9.57%) E-Commerce
6 18 (9.57%) OO
6 18 (9.57%) Software Engineering
7 16 (8.51%) Analytics
7 16 (8.51%) Scrum
8 14 (7.45%) Kanban
9 13 (6.91%) Decision-Making
9 13 (6.91%) SDLC
10 11 (5.85%) Acceptance Criteria
10 11 (5.85%) Artificial Intelligence
11 10 (5.32%) BDD
11 10 (5.32%) Microservices
11 10 (5.32%) OO PHP
11 10 (5.32%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 130 (69.15%) JavaScript
2 38 (20.21%) TypeScript
3 32 (17.02%) ES6
4 18 (9.57%) Python
5 16 (8.51%) Java
6 14 (7.45%) PHP
7 11 (5.85%) C#
7 11 (5.85%) Go
8 6 (3.19%) SQL
9 4 (2.13%) ES7
9 4 (2.13%) Java 8
9 4 (2.13%) Kotlin
9 4 (2.13%) Scala
10 2 (1.06%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.06%) R
10 2 (1.06%) Ruby
11 1 (0.53%) COBOL
11 1 (0.53%) Rust
Qualifications
1 16 (8.51%) Degree
2 2 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.06%) PhD
3 1 (0.53%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.66%) QA
System Software
1 13 (6.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (3.72%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.06%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (5.32%) Google
2 9 (4.79%) Twitter
3 6 (3.19%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.06%) Adobe
4 2 (1.06%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.53%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com