Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 88 97
Rank change year-on-year +5 +9 +23
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 5,895 5,235 5,888
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.57% 3.16% 2.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.98% 3.53% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 5,294 4,701 5,429
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £67,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

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 England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 148,181 148,261 176,535
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.85% 89.53% 88.83%
Number of salaries quoted 121,478 123,007 147,828
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

Front End Development
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Front End Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Development in England

Front End Development
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front End Development in England.

Salary trend for Front End Development in England

Front End Development
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Development in England over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Front End Development in England

Front End Development
Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 23 February 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 +6 2,770 £60,000 +14.29% 602
South East +22 1,129 £45,000 +12.50% 177
North of England +31 929 £37,500 +4.17% 244
North West +22 528 £40,000 +6.67% 164
Midlands +10 519 £32,500 -7.14% 120
Yorkshire +38 369 £35,000 -6.67% 68
West Midlands +17 336 £32,500 -13.33% 61
South West +4 303 £42,250 +20.71% 69
East of England -16 255 £45,000 +20.00% 63
East Midlands +4 190 £32,500 -7.14% 59
North East -19 32 £35,000 +16.67% 12
Front End Development
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 England region with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 4,989 (84.63%) JavaScript
2 4,500 (76.34%) HTML
3 4,488 (76.13%) CSS
4 3,019 (51.21%) AngularJS
5 2,343 (39.75%) HTML5
6 2,312 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
7 2,080 (35.28%) React
8 2,079 (35.27%) jQuery
9 1,865 (31.64%) CSS3
10 1,493 (25.33%) Web Development
11 1,465 (24.85%) User Experience
12 1,345 (22.82%) Node.js
13 1,320 (22.39%) Sass
14 1,272 (21.58%) Git (software)
15 1,191 (20.20%) PHP
16 960 (16.28%) .NET
17 894 (15.17%) TDD
18 886 (15.03%) MVC
18 886 (15.03%) C#
19 832 (14.11%) Java
20 830 (14.08%) Finance
21 733 (12.43%) Scrum
22 661 (11.21%) SQL
23 637 (10.81%) Responsive Web Design
24 627 (10.64%) MySQL
25 626 (10.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
26 609 (10.33%) gulp
27 603 (10.23%) E-Commerce
28 591 (10.03%) Software Engineering
29 582 (9.87%) Degree

Front End Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 407 (6.90%) CMS
2 341 (5.78%) WordPress
3 159 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
4 125 (2.12%) Apache
5 97 (1.65%) Drupal
6 81 (1.37%) Umbraco
7 51 (0.87%) SharePoint
7 51 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
8 50 (0.85%) nginx
9 43 (0.73%) IIS
10 42 (0.71%) Apache Spark
11 39 (0.66%) Confluence
12 35 (0.59%) Ethereum
13 25 (0.42%) Tomcat
14 22 (0.37%) EPiServer
14 22 (0.37%) Kentico
15 16 (0.27%) Joomla!
16 13 (0.22%) ExpressionEngine
17 10 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
18 9 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 366 (6.21%) Photoshop
2 182 (3.09%) Adobe Illustrator
3 96 (1.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 21 (0.36%) InDesign
5 19 (0.32%) Chatbot
5 19 (0.32%) GIMP
6 17 (0.29%) InVision
7 8 (0.14%) InfoPath
8 5 (0.085%) Fireworks
9 3 (0.051%) Microsoft Office
9 3 (0.051%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.034%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.034%) Microsoft Excel
10 2 (0.034%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.017%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.017%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.017%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 144 (2.44%) Magento
2 51 (0.87%) Distributed Ledger
3 36 (0.61%) Shopify
4 17 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
5 14 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
7 4 (0.068%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.068%) OpenCart
7 4 (0.068%) osCommerce
8 3 (0.051%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.051%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.051%) WebTrends
9 2 (0.034%) Adobe Campaign
10 1 (0.017%) Oracle SCM
10 1 (0.017%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.017%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 421 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 335 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 281 (4.77%) npm
4 232 (3.94%) GitHub
5 166 (2.82%) SaaS
6 76 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
7 61 (1.03%) Amazon S3
8 58 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
9 50 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
10 48 (0.81%) Google Analytics
11 36 (0.61%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 35 (0.59%) Slack
13 28 (0.47%) Trello
14 27 (0.46%) Google Play
15 26 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
15 26 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 25 (0.42%) PaaS
17 22 (0.37%) Serverless
18 20 (0.34%) IaaS
18 20 (0.34%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 145 (2.46%) Internet
2 114 (1.93%) HTTP
3 32 (0.54%) SMS
4 22 (0.37%) SSH
5 20 (0.34%) AMQP
6 13 (0.22%) DNS
7 12 (0.20%) FTP
7 12 (0.20%) Intranet
8 10 (0.17%) Broadband
9 6 (0.10%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (0.085%) Wireless
11 4 (0.068%) Extranet
12 3 (0.051%) PPP
12 3 (0.051%) Skype
13 2 (0.034%) SMTP
13 2 (0.034%) SSL
13 2 (0.034%) VPN
14 1 (0.017%) DHCP
14 1 (0.017%) Firewall
14 1 (0.017%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 627 (10.64%) MySQL
2 468 (7.94%) SQL Server
3 237 (4.02%) NoSQL
4 231 (3.92%) MongoDB
5 181 (3.07%) PostgreSQL
6 161 (2.73%) Big Data
7 135 (2.29%) Relational Database
8 127 (2.15%) Blockchain
9 125 (2.12%) Redis
10 43 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 40 (0.68%) Hadoop
12 37 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 34 (0.58%) HBase
14 27 (0.46%) Data Warehouse
15 26 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
16 25 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
17 24 (0.41%) Azure SQL Database
18 19 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 17 (0.29%) RDBMS
20 13 (0.22%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 1,272 (21.58%) Git (software)
2 609 (10.33%) gulp
3 462 (7.84%) Grunt
4 454 (7.70%) webpack
5 280 (4.75%) Jasmine
6 198 (3.36%) JIRA
7 185 (3.14%) Subversion
8 143 (2.43%) Karma Test Runner
9 133 (2.26%) Selenium
10 131 (2.22%) Visual Studio
11 129 (2.19%) Jenkins
12 114 (1.93%) Mocha
13 77 (1.31%) TeamCity
14 73 (1.24%) Protractor
15 64 (1.09%) Babel
15 64 (1.09%) Bower
16 60 (1.02%) Bitbucket
17 53 (0.90%) Maven
18 50 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
19 40 (0.68%) Cucumber
General
1 830 (14.08%) Finance
2 417 (7.07%) Marketing
3 334 (5.67%) Retail
4 286 (4.85%) Advertising
5 274 (4.65%) Games
6 221 (3.75%) Banking
7 130 (2.21%) Telecoms
8 59 (1.00%) Legal
9 55 (0.93%) Electronics
9 55 (0.93%) Law
10 53 (0.90%) Investment Banking
11 52 (0.88%) Multimedia
12 51 (0.87%) Automotive
13 42 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
14 41 (0.70%) Manufacturing
14 41 (0.70%) Publishing
15 28 (0.47%) Front Office
16 21 (0.36%) Back Office
17 15 (0.25%) Financial Institution
18 5 (0.085%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 5,410 (91.77%) Developer
2 3,613 (61.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1,284 (21.78%) JavaScript Developer
4 948 (16.08%) Senior Developer
5 695 (11.79%) Angular Developer
6 625 (10.60%) HTML Developer
7 556 (9.43%) Web Developer
8 549 (9.31%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 535 (9.08%) HTML CSS Developer
10 511 (8.67%) React Developer
11 356 (6.04%) .NET Developer
12 324 (5.50%) PHP Developer
13 310 (5.26%) Lead Developer
14 288 (4.89%) C# Developer
15 267 (4.53%) Full Stack Developer
16 245 (4.16%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 209 (3.55%) Senior JavaScript Developer
18 208 (3.53%) UI Developer
19 205 (3.48%) Junior
20 200 (3.39%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,500 (76.34%) HTML
2 4,488 (76.13%) CSS
3 3,019 (51.21%) AngularJS
4 2,343 (39.75%) HTML5
5 2,080 (35.28%) React
6 2,079 (35.27%) jQuery
7 1,865 (31.64%) CSS3
8 1,345 (22.82%) Node.js
9 1,320 (22.39%) Sass
10 960 (16.28%) .NET
11 626 (10.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 567 (9.62%) LESS
13 527 (8.94%) RESTful
14 525 (8.91%) Vue (Vue.js)
15 508 (8.62%) Redux
16 502 (8.52%) ASP.NET
17 433 (7.35%) Web Services
18 422 (7.16%) REST
19 410 (6.96%) Angular 2
20 408 (6.92%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 1,465 (24.85%) User Experience
2 431 (7.31%) Greenfield Project
3 408 (6.92%) Mobile App
4 336 (5.70%) Computer Science
5 315 (5.34%) Fintech
6 180 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
7 83 (1.41%) W3C
8 77 (1.31%) Social Media
9 71 (1.20%) Graphic Design
10 63 (1.07%) Algorithms
11 46 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
12 43 (0.73%) Animation
12 43 (0.73%) Client/Server
12 43 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
13 41 (0.70%) Data Structures
13 41 (0.70%) Digital Media
14 38 (0.64%) Bitcoin
15 33 (0.56%) e-Learning
16 32 (0.54%) Blog
17 30 (0.51%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 343 (5.82%) Linux
2 170 (2.88%) Android
3 155 (2.63%) Windows
4 137 (2.32%) Apple iOS
5 44 (0.75%) Unix
6 18 (0.31%) VMS
7 13 (0.22%) Windows 10
8 7 (0.12%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.10%) Windows Phone
10 5 (0.085%) Nucleus RTOS
10 5 (0.085%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.068%) CentOS
11 4 (0.068%) CoreOS
11 4 (0.068%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.051%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.034%) Debian
13 2 (0.034%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.034%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,312 (39.22%) Agile Software Development
2 1,493 (25.33%) Web Development
3 894 (15.17%) TDD
4 886 (15.03%) MVC
5 733 (12.43%) Scrum
6 637 (10.81%) Responsive Web Design
7 603 (10.23%) E-Commerce
8 591 (10.03%) Software Engineering
9 572 (9.70%) OO
10 478 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
11 468 (7.94%) Unit Testing
12 452 (7.67%) Test Automation
13 397 (6.73%) BDD
14 326 (5.53%) Open Source
15 302 (5.12%) Microservices
16 294 (4.99%) Mentoring
17 291 (4.94%) Web Design
18 289 (4.90%) OOP
19 284 (4.82%) DevOps
20 263 (4.46%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4,989 (84.63%) JavaScript
2 1,191 (20.20%) PHP
3 886 (15.03%) C#
4 832 (14.11%) Java
5 661 (11.21%) SQL
6 571 (9.69%) ES6
7 390 (6.62%) TypeScript
8 345 (5.85%) Python
9 199 (3.38%) Ruby
10 91 (1.54%) ES7
11 89 (1.51%) C++
12 86 (1.46%) T-SQL
13 75 (1.27%) Scala
14 57 (0.97%) Bash Shell
14 57 (0.97%) Go
15 35 (0.59%) Objective-C
16 34 (0.58%) PowerShell
16 34 (0.58%) Solidity
17 32 (0.54%) C
18 29 (0.49%) Perl
Qualifications
1 582 (9.87%) Degree
2 156 (2.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
3 36 (0.61%) Security Cleared
4 27 (0.46%) SC Cleared
5 23 (0.39%) Sun Certification
6 17 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (0.20%) BPSS Clearance
7 12 (0.20%) Master's Degree
8 6 (0.10%) PhD
9 5 (0.085%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.068%) AWS Certification
10 4 (0.068%) MBA
11 3 (0.051%) ISEB
11 3 (0.051%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.034%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.034%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.034%) PMP
13 1 (0.017%) CIPFA
13 1 (0.017%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 182 (3.09%) QA
2 30 (0.51%) WCAG
3 9 (0.15%) SLA
3 9 (0.15%) WAI
4 5 (0.085%) GCP
5 4 (0.068%) GDPR
6 3 (0.051%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.034%) PMO
8 1 (0.017%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.017%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 354 (6.01%) Docker
2 24 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.085%) HDFS
4 4 (0.068%) GridGain
4 4 (0.068%) VirtualBox
4 4 (0.068%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.051%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.034%) Firmware
6 2 (0.034%) vSphere
7 1 (0.017%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 94 (1.59%) Kubernetes
2 38 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (0.56%) Puppet
4 28 (0.47%) Terraform
5 22 (0.37%) Ansible
6 18 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
7 13 (0.22%) Mesos
7 13 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
8 6 (0.10%) Hadoop YARN
8 6 (0.10%) Kibana
9 5 (0.085%) Nagios
9 5 (0.085%) ZABBIX
10 4 (0.068%) Marathon
10 4 (0.068%) Salt
10 4 (0.068%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.051%) logstash
11 3 (0.051%) MOM
11 3 (0.051%) vRealize
12 2 (0.034%) HAProxy
12 2 (0.034%) Plesk
Vendors
1 358 (6.07%) Google
2 317 (5.38%) Microsoft
3 279 (4.73%) Adobe
4 80 (1.36%) Oracle
4 80 (1.36%) Twitter
5 67 (1.14%) Sitecore
6 51 (0.87%) Apple
7 45 (0.76%) Zend
8 42 (0.71%) SAP
9 41 (0.70%) Capita
10 34 (0.58%) Facebook
11 27 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
12 22 (0.37%) hybris
12 22 (0.37%) Xamarin
13 21 (0.36%) Tableau
14 18 (0.31%) Atlassian
14 18 (0.31%) Demandware
15 17 (0.29%) Optimizely
16 14 (0.24%) WooCommerce
17 13 (0.22%) Qubit