Period
to 18 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 79 67 85
Rank change year-on-year -12 +18 +37
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 372 449 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.62% 4.30% 3.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.94% 4.62% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 338 403 365
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +14.29%
10th Percentile £41,950 £41,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £82,500 £77,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +10.00%

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 9,443 9,718 9,709
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 91.94% 93.10% 90.85%
Number of salaries quoted 8,408 8,690 8,832
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 £95,000 £95,000 £91,250
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 +1 3 £56,250 -16.67%
Front End Development
Central London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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.

1 300 (80.65%) JavaScript
2 235 (63.17%) HTML
3 222 (59.68%) CSS
4 172 (46.24%) React
5 132 (35.48%) AngularJS
6 115 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
7 107 (28.76%) ES6
8 91 (24.46%) Git (software)
8 91 (24.46%) Finance
9 82 (22.04%) User Experience
10 81 (21.77%) Redux
11 78 (20.97%) HTML5
12 73 (19.62%) jQuery
12 73 (19.62%) Node.js
13 68 (18.28%) TDD
14 65 (17.47%) CSS3
15 64 (17.20%) Greenfield Project
16 62 (16.67%) Java
17 57 (15.32%) TypeScript
18 54 (14.52%) Fintech
19 53 (14.25%) Sass
20 44 (11.83%) Web Development
21 43 (11.56%) Banking
22 41 (11.02%) C#
23 38 (10.22%) .NET
23 38 (10.22%) Unit Testing
23 38 (10.22%) webpack
24 37 (9.95%) RESTful
25 35 (9.41%) OO
26 34 (9.14%) REST

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 12 (3.23%) CMS
2 9 (2.42%) Umbraco
3 7 (1.88%) Ethereum
4 6 (1.61%) WordPress
5 4 (1.08%) Drupal
5 4 (1.08%) IIS
5 4 (1.08%) JBoss
5 4 (1.08%) Kentico
5 4 (1.08%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.54%) Confluence
6 2 (0.54%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (3.23%) Photoshop
2 9 (2.42%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (1.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.54%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 7 (1.88%) Distributed Ledger
2 3 (0.81%) Magento
3 2 (0.54%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.65%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (4.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (4.57%) Serverless
3 16 (4.30%) GitHub
4 9 (2.42%) SaaS
5 8 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.61%) Heroku
6 6 (1.61%) npm
7 4 (1.08%) Office 365
7 4 (1.08%) PaaS
8 2 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.54%) Azure Functions
8 2 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.54%) IaaS
8 2 (0.54%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.27%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.27%) Silverpop
9 1 (0.27%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.15%) Internet
2 4 (1.08%) AMQP
3 3 (0.81%) HTTP
4 1 (0.27%) DNS
4 1 (0.27%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (7.53%) MySQL
2 22 (5.91%) SQL Server
3 16 (4.30%) NoSQL
4 15 (4.03%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (4.03%) Redis
5 12 (3.23%) MongoDB
6 8 (2.15%) Big Data
6 8 (2.15%) Blockchain
7 3 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (0.81%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.54%) Cosmos DB
9 1 (0.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.27%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 91 (24.46%) Git (software)
2 38 (10.22%) webpack
3 17 (4.57%) gulp
4 12 (3.23%) Grunt
4 12 (3.23%) Jasmine
4 12 (3.23%) Visual Studio
5 10 (2.69%) Karma Test Runner
6 9 (2.42%) Bundler
7 8 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (1.88%) Jenkins
9 6 (1.61%) PhantomJS
9 6 (1.61%) UI Automator
10 4 (1.08%) Maven
10 4 (1.08%) Subversion
11 3 (0.81%) Axure RP
11 3 (0.81%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 3 (0.81%) CircleCI
11 3 (0.81%) Gradle
11 3 (0.81%) Protractor
11 3 (0.81%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 91 (24.46%) Finance
2 43 (11.56%) Banking
3 29 (7.80%) Games
4 20 (5.38%) Advertising
5 15 (4.03%) Marketing
6 13 (3.49%) Retail
7 12 (3.23%) Financial Institution
8 10 (2.69%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.61%) Front Office
10 5 (1.34%) Retail Banking
11 4 (1.08%) Law
11 4 (1.08%) Retail Finance
12 2 (0.54%) Publishing
13 1 (0.27%) Back Office
13 1 (0.27%) Digital Economy
13 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 331 (88.98%) Developer
2 250 (67.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 57 (15.32%) JavaScript Developer
4 55 (14.78%) Senior Developer
5 46 (12.37%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 37 (9.95%) React Developer
7 32 (8.60%) Java Developer
8 15 (4.03%) HTML Developer
8 15 (4.03%) J2EE Developer
8 15 (4.03%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 13 (3.49%) HTML CSS Developer
9 13 (3.49%) JavaScript Engineer
9 13 (3.49%) Web Developer
10 9 (2.42%) Angular Developer
10 9 (2.42%) Full Stack Developer
10 9 (2.42%) Junior
10 9 (2.42%) Node.js Developer
10 9 (2.42%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 8 (2.15%) C# Developer
11 8 (2.15%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 235 (63.17%) HTML
2 222 (59.68%) CSS
3 172 (46.24%) React
4 132 (35.48%) AngularJS
5 81 (21.77%) Redux
6 78 (20.97%) HTML5
7 73 (19.62%) jQuery
7 73 (19.62%) Node.js
8 65 (17.47%) CSS3
9 53 (14.25%) Sass
10 38 (10.22%) .NET
11 37 (9.95%) RESTful
12 34 (9.14%) REST
13 33 (8.87%) Vue.js
14 29 (7.80%) Web Services
15 27 (7.26%) Spring
16 25 (6.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 20 (5.38%) ASP.NET
17 20 (5.38%) JMS
18 19 (5.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 82 (22.04%) User Experience
2 64 (17.20%) Greenfield Project
3 54 (14.52%) Fintech
4 19 (5.11%) Mobile App
5 15 (4.03%) Algorithms
6 8 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.15%) Reinsurance
7 7 (1.88%) Bitcoin
8 6 (1.61%) Data Structures
8 6 (1.61%) RIA
8 6 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.08%) Blog
10 4 (1.08%) Cloud Native
10 4 (1.08%) Hedge funds
10 4 (1.08%) W3C
11 3 (0.81%) Equities
11 3 (0.81%) Graphic Design
12 2 (0.54%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.54%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (4.03%) Linux
2 7 (1.88%) Windows
3 6 (1.61%) Android
4 3 (0.81%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.54%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.27%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (30.91%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (18.28%) TDD
3 44 (11.83%) Web Development
4 38 (10.22%) Unit Testing
5 35 (9.41%) OO
6 32 (8.60%) MVC
7 31 (8.33%) Open Source
8 25 (6.72%) Continuous Improvement
9 22 (5.91%) Microservices
10 21 (5.65%) Artificial Intelligence
11 19 (5.11%) Machine Learning
11 19 (5.11%) Test Automation
12 17 (4.57%) BDD
12 17 (4.57%) Continuous Delivery
12 17 (4.57%) E-Commerce
13 16 (4.30%) Scrum
13 16 (4.30%) Software Engineering
14 15 (4.03%) Open Source Development
15 13 (3.49%) Analytics
15 13 (3.49%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 300 (80.65%) JavaScript
2 107 (28.76%) ES6
3 62 (16.67%) Java
4 57 (15.32%) TypeScript
5 41 (11.02%) C#
6 28 (7.53%) SQL
7 24 (6.45%) PHP
8 19 (5.11%) Python
9 12 (3.23%) ES7
10 7 (1.88%) Java 8
10 7 (1.88%) Solidity
11 6 (1.61%) Ruby
12 5 (1.34%) Apple Swift
12 5 (1.34%) PHP 7
12 5 (1.34%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.08%) Go
13 4 (1.08%) Objective-C
13 4 (1.08%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.81%) Scala
15 2 (0.54%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (3.76%) Degree
2 2 (0.54%) CISSP
3 1 (0.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.34%) QA
2 3 (0.81%) WAI
3 2 (0.54%) WCAG
System Software
1 18 (4.84%) Docker
2 7 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.81%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (5.11%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.03%) Terracotta
3 9 (2.42%) Adobe
4 8 (2.15%) Oracle
5 5 (1.34%) Google
5 5 (1.34%) TIBCO
6 4 (1.08%) SAP
6 4 (1.08%) Sitecore
6 4 (1.08%) Software AG
7 3 (0.81%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 3 (0.81%) Sencha
7 3 (0.81%) Zend
8 2 (0.54%) Apple
8 2 (0.54%) Charles River
8 2 (0.54%) Pardot
9 1 (0.27%) Demandware
9 1 (0.27%) Facebook
9 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.27%) Telerik
9 1 (0.27%) Twitter