Period
to 26 October 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 26 October 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
26 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 73 82 79
Rank change year-on-year +9 -3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 132 356 426
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 3.61% 3.58% 3.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.86% 3.82% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 125 329 416
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -4.00%
10th Percentile £46,250 £43,750 £41,875
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% -

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 3,418 9,311 10,382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.59% 93.57% 92.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3,007 8,115 9,264
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £45,000 £38,600 £36,750
90th Percentile £101,250 £97,500 £95,000
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 26 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Front End Development in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 October 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 78 (59.09%) JavaScript
2 65 (49.24%) HTML
3 64 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
4 59 (44.70%) CSS
5 57 (43.18%) Finance
6 48 (36.36%) React
7 41 (31.06%) AngularJS
8 36 (27.27%) TDD
9 31 (23.48%) Vue.js
10 29 (21.97%) User Experience
10 29 (21.97%) Git (software)
11 26 (19.70%) Software Engineering
11 26 (19.70%) HTML5
12 24 (18.18%) Node.js
13 23 (17.42%) E-Commerce
14 22 (16.67%) Project Management
14 22 (16.67%) Retail
14 22 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
14 22 (16.67%) ES6
15 21 (15.91%) Fintech
15 21 (15.91%) Sass
15 21 (15.91%) TypeScript
16 17 (12.88%) AWS
17 16 (12.12%) .NET
17 16 (12.12%) Redux
18 15 (11.36%) REST
19 14 (10.61%) Scrum
20 13 (9.85%) Java
20 13 (9.85%) Jest
21 12 (9.09%) CSS3

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 10 (7.58%) Moodle
2 5 (3.79%) CMS
3 3 (2.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (2.27%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (4.55%) Figma
1 6 (4.55%) Zeplin
2 1 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.88%) AWS
2 10 (7.58%) Amazon EC2
3 8 (6.06%) SaaS
4 6 (4.55%) GCP
4 6 (4.55%) Google Analytics
5 4 (3.03%) Azure
6 2 (1.52%) Firebase
6 2 (1.52%) npm
6 2 (1.52%) Power Platform
6 2 (1.52%) Serverless
7 1 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.27%) Internet
2 1 (0.76%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.09%) MySQL
2 10 (7.58%) Amazon RDS
2 10 (7.58%) Big Data
3 4 (3.03%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.52%) Power BI
4 2 (1.52%) Redis
4 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 29 (21.97%) Git (software)
2 9 (6.82%) Cypress.io
3 6 (4.55%) Jasmine
4 5 (3.79%) webpack
5 4 (3.03%) CircleCI
5 4 (3.03%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.03%) Maven
5 4 (3.03%) Travis CI
6 3 (2.27%) JUnit
6 3 (2.27%) PhantomJS
6 3 (2.27%) Selenium
7 2 (1.52%) Babel
7 2 (1.52%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (1.52%) Protractor
8 1 (0.76%) GitLab
8 1 (0.76%) gulp
8 1 (0.76%) Mocha
8 1 (0.76%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 57 (43.18%) Finance
2 22 (16.67%) Retail
3 8 (6.06%) Law
4 6 (4.55%) Banking
5 4 (3.03%) Advertising
5 4 (3.03%) Games
5 4 (3.03%) Marketing
5 4 (3.03%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.76%) Back Office
6 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.76%) Front Office
6 1 (0.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 121 (91.67%) Developer
2 95 (71.97%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 27 (20.45%) Senior Developer
4 23 (17.42%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 18 (13.64%) E-Commerce Developer
6 11 (8.33%) React Developer
7 10 (7.58%) Moodle Developer
7 10 (7.58%) PHP Developer
8 9 (6.82%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (6.06%) Angular Developer
10 5 (3.79%) Software Developer
10 5 (3.79%) Software Engineer
10 5 (3.79%) Web Developer
11 4 (3.03%) Architect
11 4 (3.03%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 4 (3.03%) Full Stack Developer
12 3 (2.27%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 3 (2.27%) HTML Developer
13 2 (1.52%) Python Developer
13 2 (1.52%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (49.24%) HTML
2 59 (44.70%) CSS
3 48 (36.36%) React
4 41 (31.06%) AngularJS
5 31 (23.48%) Vue.js
6 26 (19.70%) HTML5
7 24 (18.18%) Node.js
8 21 (15.91%) Sass
9 16 (12.12%) .NET
9 16 (12.12%) Redux
10 15 (11.36%) REST
11 13 (9.85%) Jest
12 12 (9.09%) CSS3
13 7 (5.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (4.55%) GraphQL
14 6 (4.55%) Semantic HTML
15 5 (3.79%) jQuery
16 4 (3.03%) Express
16 4 (3.03%) LESS
16 4 (3.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 29 (21.97%) User Experience
2 10 (7.58%) e-Learning
2 10 (7.58%) SCORM
3 9 (6.82%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (6.06%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.03%) W3C
6 3 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.27%) Blog
6 3 (2.27%) Clustering
7 2 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.52%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.52%) Renewable Energy
8 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.76%) Derivative
8 1 (0.76%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.76%) Life Science
8 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.76%) Marketing Technology
8 1 (0.76%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 12 (9.09%) Linux
2 4 (3.03%) Android
2 4 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (48.48%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (27.27%) TDD
3 26 (19.70%) Software Engineering
4 23 (17.42%) E-Commerce
5 22 (16.67%) Agile Project Management
5 22 (16.67%) Project Management
6 21 (15.91%) Fintech
7 14 (10.61%) Scrum
8 11 (8.33%) Kanban
8 11 (8.33%) OO
8 11 (8.33%) Workflow
9 10 (7.58%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 10 (7.58%) MVC
9 10 (7.58%) OO PHP
9 10 (7.58%) SOLID
10 9 (6.82%) Analytics
10 9 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (6.82%) Test Automation
11 8 (6.06%) Machine Learning
11 8 (6.06%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 78 (59.09%) JavaScript
2 22 (16.67%) ES6
3 21 (15.91%) TypeScript
4 13 (9.85%) Java
5 11 (8.33%) PHP
6 10 (7.58%) Python
7 8 (6.06%) ES7
8 6 (4.55%) Go
9 4 (3.03%) C#
10 2 (1.52%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.52%) C++
10 2 (1.52%) Kotlin
10 2 (1.52%) SQL
11 1 (0.76%) C
11 1 (0.76%) COBOL
11 1 (0.76%) ES8
11 1 (0.76%) R
11 1 (0.76%) Ruby
11 1 (0.76%) Rust
11 1 (0.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (6.82%) Degree
2 1 (0.76%) Master's Degree
2 1 (0.76%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.52%) Terraform
2 1 (0.76%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (7.58%) Google
2 7 (5.30%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.55%) Twitter
4 3 (2.27%) Adobe
5 2 (1.52%) Salesforce.com