Period
to 18 September 2018

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 18 September 2018 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 70 80
Rank change year-on-year -10 +10 +26
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 402 396 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.64% 3.90% 3.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.95% 4.26% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 375 355 464
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +4.17% +20.00%
10th Percentile £38,750 £39,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £80,000 £73,375
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 10,175 9,285 11,331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 92.24% 91.56% 91.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9,070 8,367 10,372
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,000 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £92,500 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%

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 18 September 2018.

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 18 September 2018. 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 -8 1 £60,000 -
Front End Development
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 City of London region with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 344 (85.57%) JavaScript
2 272 (67.66%) CSS
3 269 (66.92%) HTML
4 191 (47.51%) AngularJS
5 161 (40.05%) React
6 139 (34.58%) HTML5
7 138 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
8 125 (31.09%) CSS3
9 122 (30.35%) User Experience
10 118 (29.35%) Git (software)
11 106 (26.37%) Finance
12 94 (23.38%) Sass
13 90 (22.39%) Node.js
14 84 (20.90%) jQuery
15 80 (19.90%) ES6
16 71 (17.66%) Web Development
17 70 (17.41%) Java
18 69 (17.16%) Redux
19 61 (15.17%) OO
19 61 (15.17%) TDD
20 57 (14.18%) .NET
21 54 (13.43%) RESTful
22 50 (12.44%) Amazon AWS
22 50 (12.44%) MVC
23 49 (12.19%) MySQL
24 48 (11.94%) C#
25 46 (11.44%) Vue.js
26 45 (11.19%) Test Automation
26 45 (11.19%) SQL
27 44 (10.95%) webpack

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 22 (5.47%) Ethereum
2 13 (3.23%) CMS
2 13 (3.23%) WordPress
3 11 (2.74%) IIS
4 9 (2.24%) Umbraco
5 5 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.00%) Confluence
6 4 (1.00%) Drupal
6 4 (1.00%) JBoss
6 4 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (0.75%) CoreMedia CMS
7 3 (0.75%) Kentico
7 3 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.75%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.25%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (2.99%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.49%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.50%) InDesign
4 1 (0.25%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.25%) InVision
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 23 (5.72%) Distributed Ledger
2 2 (0.50%) Shopify
3 1 (0.25%) Endur
3 1 (0.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 50 (12.44%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (7.96%) GitHub
4 22 (5.47%) Cloud Computing
5 21 (5.22%) npm
6 12 (2.99%) Serverless
7 10 (2.49%) SaaS
8 9 (2.24%) AWS Lambda
9 7 (1.74%) Heroku
9 7 (1.74%) Yarn
10 3 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.50%) DigitalOcean
12 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.25%) Amazon Kinesis
12 1 (0.25%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.25%) Cloudflare
12 1 (0.25%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.25%) Google Tag Manager
12 1 (0.25%) Office 365
12 1 (0.25%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.73%) Internet
2 4 (1.00%) AMQP
2 4 (1.00%) SSL
3 2 (0.50%) HTTP
3 2 (0.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (12.19%) MySQL
2 44 (10.95%) NoSQL
3 32 (7.96%) Blockchain
4 27 (6.72%) PostgreSQL
4 27 (6.72%) Redis
5 21 (5.22%) SQL Server
6 15 (3.73%) Relational Database
7 13 (3.23%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.00%) Big Data
8 4 (1.00%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.25%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.25%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.25%) Mixpanel
10 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.25%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 118 (29.35%) Git (software)
2 44 (10.95%) webpack
3 43 (10.70%) gulp
4 30 (7.46%) Grunt
5 20 (4.98%) Jasmine
6 13 (3.23%) Jenkins
7 11 (2.74%) Karma Test Runner
8 9 (2.24%) Mocha
9 7 (1.74%) CircleCI
9 7 (1.74%) JIRA
9 7 (1.74%) Maven
9 7 (1.74%) Subversion
9 7 (1.74%) Visual Studio
10 6 (1.49%) Babel
11 5 (1.24%) Bitbucket
11 5 (1.24%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.24%) PostCSS
11 5 (1.24%) Protractor
12 4 (1.00%) Bower
12 4 (1.00%) TeamCity
General
1 106 (26.37%) Finance
2 39 (9.70%) Banking
3 29 (7.21%) Advertising
4 25 (6.22%) Telecoms
5 14 (3.48%) Games
6 11 (2.74%) Law
7 9 (2.24%) Marketing
8 8 (1.99%) Retail
9 7 (1.74%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.74%) Front Office
9 7 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (1.49%) Publishing
11 2 (0.50%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.25%) Back Office
12 1 (0.25%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 365 (90.80%) Developer
2 248 (61.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 80 (19.90%) JavaScript Developer
4 76 (18.91%) Senior Developer
5 61 (15.17%) React Developer
6 47 (11.69%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 39 (9.70%) Angular Developer
8 36 (8.96%) Backend Developer
9 26 (6.47%) Node.js Developer
10 24 (5.97%) Blockchain Developer
11 17 (4.23%) .NET Developer
11 17 (4.23%) Full Stack Developer
11 17 (4.23%) Java Developer
11 17 (4.23%) Software Engineer
12 16 (3.98%) C# Developer
13 13 (3.23%) Lead Developer
13 13 (3.23%) UI Developer
14 12 (2.99%) HTML Developer
14 12 (2.99%) Web Developer
15 11 (2.74%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 272 (67.66%) CSS
2 269 (66.92%) HTML
3 191 (47.51%) AngularJS
4 161 (40.05%) React
5 139 (34.58%) HTML5
6 125 (31.09%) CSS3
7 94 (23.38%) Sass
8 90 (22.39%) Node.js
9 84 (20.90%) jQuery
10 69 (17.16%) Redux
11 57 (14.18%) .NET
12 54 (13.43%) RESTful
13 46 (11.44%) Vue.js
14 41 (10.20%) LESS
15 34 (8.46%) Angular 2
16 29 (7.21%) JSON
16 29 (7.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 27 (6.72%) REST
17 27 (6.72%) XML
18 24 (5.97%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 122 (30.35%) User Experience
2 41 (10.20%) Fintech
3 32 (7.96%) Greenfield Project
4 23 (5.72%) Bitcoin
5 17 (4.23%) Computer Science
6 16 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (3.98%) Mobile App
7 12 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (2.99%) W3C
8 8 (1.99%) Algorithms
8 8 (1.99%) Data Structures
9 7 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.49%) Reinsurance
11 4 (1.00%) Animation
11 4 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 4 (1.00%) Music Streaming
11 4 (1.00%) PMI
12 3 (0.75%) Derivative
12 3 (0.75%) e-Learning
12 3 (0.75%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 32 (7.96%) Linux
2 8 (1.99%) Android
2 8 (1.99%) Apple iOS
3 7 (1.74%) Windows
4 4 (1.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (34.33%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (17.66%) Web Development
3 61 (15.17%) OO
3 61 (15.17%) TDD
4 50 (12.44%) MVC
5 45 (11.19%) Test Automation
6 41 (10.20%) Scrum
6 41 (10.20%) Unit Testing
7 35 (8.71%) Software Engineering
8 34 (8.46%) Responsive Web Design
9 27 (6.72%) Problem-Solving
10 26 (6.47%) API Design
11 24 (5.97%) API Development
11 24 (5.97%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (5.97%) Microservices
12 22 (5.47%) Data Security
12 22 (5.47%) Identity Management
12 22 (5.47%) KYC
13 19 (4.73%) Mentoring
14 18 (4.48%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 344 (85.57%) JavaScript
2 80 (19.90%) ES6
3 70 (17.41%) Java
4 48 (11.94%) C#
5 45 (11.19%) SQL
6 40 (9.95%) PHP
7 32 (7.96%) TypeScript
8 27 (6.72%) Python
9 24 (5.97%) Solidity
10 17 (4.23%) ES7
11 7 (1.74%) Ruby
11 7 (1.74%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.49%) Groovy
13 5 (1.24%) C++
13 5 (1.24%) Java 8
14 4 (1.00%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.50%) R
15 2 (0.50%) Scala
16 1 (0.25%) Apple Swift
16 1 (0.25%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 39 (9.70%) Degree
2 11 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.00%) PMI Certification
4 3 (0.75%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.75%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.50%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.25%) CISSP
6 1 (0.25%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.22%) QA
2 10 (2.49%) WCAG
3 4 (1.00%) WAI
System Software
1 25 (6.22%) Docker
2 22 (5.47%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.00%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.50%) Ansible
4 1 (0.25%) Mesos
4 1 (0.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (5.72%) Microsoft
2 9 (2.24%) Oracle
3 6 (1.49%) Adobe
3 6 (1.49%) Google
4 5 (1.24%) Capita
4 5 (1.24%) Sitecore
5 4 (1.00%) SAP
5 4 (1.00%) Software AG
5 4 (1.00%) TIBCO
6 3 (0.75%) Hummingbird
7 2 (0.50%) Telerik
8 1 (0.25%) Brightcove
8 1 (0.25%) BT
8 1 (0.25%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.25%) Facebook
8 1 (0.25%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.25%) Splunk
8 1 (0.25%) Twitter
8 1 (0.25%) Xamarin