Period
to 30 November 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 30 November 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
30 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 121 98 89
Rank change year-on-year -23 -9 -16
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 152 117 335
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.46% 2.91% 3.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 3.07% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 141 102 309
10th Percentile £50,000 £50,125 £42,500
25th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £70,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -3.57% +12.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £87,500 £86,938 £77,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £88,750 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £68,750 £62,500
% change year-on-year -1.82% +10.00% +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 5,790 3,813 9,300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 93.78% 94.83% 94.09%
Number of salaries quoted 5,181 3,349 8,119
10th Percentile £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £50,977
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £103,750 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -

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 30 November 2021.

Salary histogram for Front End Development in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 November 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 86 (56.58%) JavaScript
2 75 (49.34%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (48.68%) React
4 67 (44.08%) CSS
5 65 (42.76%) HTML
6 48 (31.58%) User Experience
7 43 (28.29%) AngularJS
7 43 (28.29%) Vue.js
8 36 (23.68%) Node.js
9 34 (22.37%) TypeScript
9 34 (22.37%) Docker
10 32 (21.05%) REST
11 30 (19.74%) Scrum
12 29 (19.08%) Java
13 26 (17.11%) HTML5
14 25 (16.45%) Jenkins
14 25 (16.45%) Games
15 23 (15.13%) QA
15 23 (15.13%) Selenium
15 23 (15.13%) Express
15 23 (15.13%) Cucumber
15 23 (15.13%) Sass
15 23 (15.13%) Fintech
15 23 (15.13%) QA Automation
16 22 (14.47%) API Testing
16 22 (14.47%) Test Strategy
16 22 (14.47%) Postman
17 21 (13.82%) Unit Testing
18 20 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
19 19 (12.50%) Groovy

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 5 (3.29%) Confluence
2 3 (1.97%) CMS
2 3 (1.97%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.66%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.66%) Drupal
3 1 (0.66%) Headless CMS
3 1 (0.66%) Tornado
3 1 (0.66%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Figma
Business Applications
1 3 (1.97%) Distributed Ledger
1 3 (1.97%) Shopify
2 1 (0.66%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 14 (9.21%) Azure
2 12 (7.89%) AWS
2 12 (7.89%) SaaS
3 6 (3.95%) GitHub
4 5 (3.29%) npm
5 3 (1.97%) Serverless
6 2 (1.32%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.32%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (1.32%) CloudFront
6 2 (1.32%) Route 53
7 1 (0.66%) PaaS
7 1 (0.66%) Stripe
7 1 (0.66%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.61%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.97%) Oracle Database
2 3 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (1.97%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.32%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.66%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.66%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (16.45%) Jenkins
2 23 (15.13%) Cucumber
2 23 (15.13%) Selenium
3 22 (14.47%) Postman
4 14 (9.21%) Cypress.io
5 13 (8.55%) Git (software)
6 7 (4.61%) GitLab
7 6 (3.95%) webpack
8 5 (3.29%) JIRA
9 4 (2.63%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.97%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.97%) IntelliJ
10 3 (1.97%) JUnit
10 3 (1.97%) Maven
10 3 (1.97%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (1.32%) Appium
11 2 (1.32%) Babel
11 2 (1.32%) CircleCI
11 2 (1.32%) Jasmine
11 2 (1.32%) Mocha
General
1 25 (16.45%) Games
2 14 (9.21%) Finance
3 11 (7.24%) Social Skills
4 4 (2.63%) Marketing
5 3 (1.97%) Banking
5 3 (1.97%) Front Office
6 2 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.66%) Advertising
7 1 (0.66%) Documentation Skills
7 1 (0.66%) Legal
7 1 (0.66%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (0.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 110 (72.37%) Developer
2 80 (52.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 40 (26.32%) React Developer
4 30 (19.74%) Senior Developer
5 24 (15.79%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 22 (14.47%) Games Engineer
6 22 (14.47%) QA Engineer
7 18 (11.84%) Senior QA Engineer
8 14 (9.21%) Python Developer
9 13 (8.55%) Full Stack Developer
10 12 (7.89%) Angular Developer
10 12 (7.89%) JavaScript Developer
10 12 (7.89%) Lead Developer
11 11 (7.24%) Senior React Developer
12 9 (5.92%) Senior JavaScript Developer
13 4 (2.63%) Automation Engineer
13 4 (2.63%) QA Automation Engineer
14 3 (1.97%) Software Developer
14 3 (1.97%) Software Engineer
14 3 (1.97%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (48.68%) React
2 67 (44.08%) CSS
3 65 (42.76%) HTML
4 43 (28.29%) AngularJS
4 43 (28.29%) Vue.js
5 36 (23.68%) Node.js
6 32 (21.05%) REST
7 26 (17.11%) HTML5
8 23 (15.13%) Express
8 23 (15.13%) Sass
9 18 (11.84%) CSS3
9 18 (11.84%) Redux
10 14 (9.21%) RESTful
11 10 (6.58%) React Native
12 9 (5.92%) Jest
13 7 (4.61%) GraphQL
14 6 (3.95%) NgRx
15 5 (3.29%) .NET
16 4 (2.63%) JSON
16 4 (2.63%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 48 (31.58%) User Experience
2 12 (7.89%) Renewable Energy
3 7 (4.61%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.95%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.66%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.66%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.66%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.29%) Linux
2 3 (1.97%) Android
2 3 (1.97%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.97%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (49.34%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (19.74%) Scrum
3 23 (15.13%) Fintech
3 23 (15.13%) QA Automation
4 22 (14.47%) API Testing
4 22 (14.47%) Test Strategy
5 21 (13.82%) Unit Testing
6 20 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
7 19 (12.50%) Full Stack Development
8 18 (11.84%) B2B
8 18 (11.84%) Functional Testing
9 15 (9.87%) Microservices
10 13 (8.55%) Test Automation
11 12 (7.89%) TDD
12 11 (7.24%) DevOps
13 10 (6.58%) Mentoring
14 8 (5.26%) Software Engineering
14 8 (5.26%) Web Development
15 7 (4.61%) Computer Science
15 7 (4.61%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 86 (56.58%) JavaScript
2 34 (22.37%) TypeScript
3 29 (19.08%) Java
4 19 (12.50%) Groovy
4 19 (12.50%) Python
5 14 (9.21%) Go
6 7 (4.61%) ES6
7 5 (3.29%) PHP
8 4 (2.63%) Ruby
8 4 (2.63%) SQL
9 3 (1.97%) ES7
9 3 (1.97%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.32%) C
10 2 (1.32%) C#
11 1 (0.66%) ES8
11 1 (0.66%) Haskell
11 1 (0.66%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (3.95%) Degree
2 4 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (15.13%) QA
2 9 (5.92%) Accessibility
3 3 (1.97%) PMO
4 1 (0.66%) WCAG
System Software
1 34 (22.37%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.97%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.97%) Oracle
2 3 (1.97%) Solace
3 2 (1.32%) SAP
4 1 (0.66%) Adobe
4 1 (0.66%) hybris
4 1 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.66%) WooCommerce