Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 92 82
Rank change year-on-year +3 -10 +31
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 5,279 5,639 6,068
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.40% 3.40% 3.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.73% 3.71% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4,659 4,999 5,401
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 141,408 151,885 166,394
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.07% 91.54% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 113,406 120,758 140,303
England median annual salary £50,100 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.20% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 22 September 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 22 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 +6 2,583 £62,500 +13.64% 506
South East -3 1,130 £45,000 +5.88% 180
North of England -27 631 £40,000 +6.67% 218
Midlands +4 368 £35,000 +7.69% 107
North West -23 347 £42,500 +13.33% 132
East of England +44 295 £45,000 - 79
South West -3 258 £40,000 +3.90% 94
West Midlands +10 252 £35,000 +11.11% 61
Yorkshire -13 236 £40,000 +14.29% 71
East Midlands -8 116 £35,000 - 46
North East +7 48 £37,500 +7.14% 15
South Coast - 2 - -
Front End Development
UK

For the 6 months to 22 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 England region with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 4,363 (82.65%) JavaScript
2 3,767 (71.36%) CSS
3 3,697 (70.03%) HTML
4 2,673 (50.63%) AngularJS
5 2,204 (41.75%) Agile Software Development
6 2,075 (39.31%) React
7 1,918 (36.33%) HTML5
8 1,562 (29.59%) CSS3
9 1,301 (24.64%) jQuery
10 1,297 (24.57%) User Experience
11 1,267 (24.00%) Git (software)
12 1,167 (22.11%) Node.js
13 1,153 (21.84%) Sass
14 1,120 (21.22%) Web Development
15 930 (17.62%) .NET
16 874 (16.56%) C#
17 820 (15.53%) TDD
18 814 (15.42%) Finance
19 773 (14.64%) PHP
20 731 (13.85%) Java
21 725 (13.73%) Vue.js
22 679 (12.86%) Scrum
23 675 (12.79%) MVC
24 673 (12.75%) Redux
25 654 (12.39%) Software Engineering
26 633 (11.99%) SQL
27 594 (11.25%) ES6
28 574 (10.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
29 565 (10.70%) gulp
30 553 (10.48%) webpack

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
1 404 (7.65%) CMS
2 235 (4.45%) WordPress
3 114 (2.16%) Apache
4 95 (1.80%) Ethereum
5 90 (1.70%) Elasticsearch
6 86 (1.63%) Umbraco
7 84 (1.59%) Drupal
8 74 (1.40%) Confluence
9 72 (1.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 58 (1.10%) SharePoint
11 45 (0.85%) IIS
12 28 (0.53%) Tomcat
13 25 (0.47%) Kentico
14 19 (0.36%) EPiServer
15 18 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
16 17 (0.32%) ExpressionEngine
16 17 (0.32%) JBoss
16 17 (0.32%) WebSphere
17 16 (0.30%) Apache Spark
18 12 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 327 (6.19%) Photoshop
2 130 (2.46%) Adobe Illustrator
3 51 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 24 (0.45%) Chatbot
5 19 (0.36%) InVision
6 14 (0.27%) InDesign
7 13 (0.25%) GIMP
7 13 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
8 10 (0.19%) Fireworks
9 9 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
10 8 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
11 6 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
12 4 (0.076%) Flinto
13 3 (0.057%) Moqups
14 2 (0.038%) SPSS
15 1 (0.019%) Adobe Premiere
15 1 (0.019%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 1 (0.019%) MS Visio
15 1 (0.019%) Snapchat
Business Applications
1 99 (1.88%) Magento
2 40 (0.76%) Distributed Ledger
3 29 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 28 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
5 24 (0.45%) Shopify
6 9 (0.17%) Ripple
7 5 (0.095%) Actimize
7 5 (0.095%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 4 (0.076%) Eloqua
8 4 (0.076%) SAP Hybris
9 3 (0.057%) WebTrends
10 2 (0.038%) Dynamics AX
11 1 (0.019%) Dynamics GP
11 1 (0.019%) Endur
11 1 (0.019%) NetSuite
11 1 (0.019%) OpenCart
11 1 (0.019%) Oracle SCM
11 1 (0.019%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 508 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
2 392 (7.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 325 (6.16%) npm
4 225 (4.26%) GitHub
5 165 (3.13%) SaaS
6 98 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
7 93 (1.76%) Serverless
8 79 (1.50%) Amazon S3
9 69 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
10 62 (1.17%) Yarn
11 56 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
12 42 (0.80%) AWS Lambda
12 42 (0.80%) PaaS
13 36 (0.68%) Office 365
14 31 (0.59%) Google Analytics
15 29 (0.55%) Heroku
16 27 (0.51%) IaaS
17 20 (0.38%) Slack
18 18 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
19 16 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 107 (2.03%) Internet
2 80 (1.52%) HTTP
3 25 (0.47%) SSL
4 22 (0.42%) DNS
4 22 (0.42%) SMS
5 19 (0.36%) Intranet
6 11 (0.21%) AMQP
7 7 (0.13%) iBeacon
7 7 (0.13%) Wireless
8 6 (0.11%) DAB
8 6 (0.11%) Extranet
9 5 (0.095%) Broadband
9 5 (0.095%) Network Security
10 3 (0.057%) Skype
10 3 (0.057%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.038%) Radio Access Network
12 1 (0.019%) Asterisk PBX
12 1 (0.019%) Modbus
12 1 (0.019%) MQTT
12 1 (0.019%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 453 (8.58%) MySQL
2 390 (7.39%) SQL Server
3 278 (5.27%) NoSQL
4 233 (4.41%) Blockchain
5 226 (4.28%) MongoDB
6 183 (3.47%) PostgreSQL
7 144 (2.73%) Redis
8 134 (2.54%) Relational Database
9 98 (1.86%) Big Data
10 45 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
11 38 (0.72%) RDBMS
12 30 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 29 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 26 (0.49%) Hadoop
15 22 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
16 21 (0.40%) Power BI
17 19 (0.36%) Azure SQL Database
18 18 (0.34%) MariaDB
19 16 (0.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 16 (0.30%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 1,267 (24.00%) Git (software)
2 565 (10.70%) gulp
3 553 (10.48%) webpack
4 372 (7.05%) Grunt
5 219 (4.15%) JIRA
6 205 (3.88%) Jasmine
7 173 (3.28%) Jenkins
8 160 (3.03%) Mocha
9 159 (3.01%) Subversion
10 147 (2.78%) Visual Studio
11 134 (2.54%) Karma Test Runner
12 127 (2.41%) Maven
13 106 (2.01%) Selenium
14 76 (1.44%) Team Foundation Server
15 60 (1.14%) Babel
16 57 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 56 (1.06%) Bower
18 52 (0.99%) Protractor
19 43 (0.81%) Gradle
20 42 (0.80%) Cucumber
General
1 814 (15.42%) Finance
2 276 (5.23%) Marketing
3 259 (4.91%) Banking
4 255 (4.83%) Games
5 205 (3.88%) Retail
6 125 (2.37%) Advertising
7 122 (2.31%) Telecoms
8 63 (1.19%) Investment Banking
9 56 (1.06%) Law
10 50 (0.95%) Automotive
10 50 (0.95%) Front Office
11 39 (0.74%) Legal
11 39 (0.74%) Publishing
12 38 (0.72%) Manufacturing
13 34 (0.64%) Financial Institution
14 32 (0.61%) Electronics
15 30 (0.57%) Multimedia
16 29 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
17 10 (0.19%) Military
17 10 (0.19%) Urdu Language
Job Titles
1 4,753 (90.04%) Developer
2 3,246 (61.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1,077 (20.40%) JavaScript Developer
4 784 (14.85%) Senior Developer
5 601 (11.38%) React Developer
6 528 (10.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 492 (9.32%) Angular Developer
8 452 (8.56%) HTML Developer
9 386 (7.31%) Web Developer
10 361 (6.84%) HTML CSS Developer
11 275 (5.21%) Full Stack Developer
12 265 (5.02%) C# Developer
13 262 (4.96%) Lead Developer
14 256 (4.85%) .NET Developer
15 232 (4.39%) UI Developer
16 226 (4.28%) Software Developer
17 209 (3.96%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 208 (3.94%) PHP Developer
19 199 (3.77%) Java Developer
20 194 (3.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,767 (71.36%) CSS
2 3,697 (70.03%) HTML
3 2,673 (50.63%) AngularJS
4 2,075 (39.31%) React
5 1,918 (36.33%) HTML5
6 1,562 (29.59%) CSS3
7 1,301 (24.64%) jQuery
8 1,167 (22.11%) Node.js
9 1,153 (21.84%) Sass
10 930 (17.62%) .NET
11 725 (13.73%) Vue.js
12 673 (12.75%) Redux
13 574 (10.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 521 (9.87%) LESS
15 508 (9.62%) Angular 2
16 490 (9.28%) RESTful
17 464 (8.79%) REST
18 458 (8.68%) ASP.NET
19 424 (8.03%) Web Services
20 317 (6.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1,297 (24.57%) User Experience
2 438 (8.30%) Greenfield Project
3 324 (6.14%) Computer Science
4 302 (5.72%) Fintech
5 258 (4.89%) Mobile App
6 188 (3.56%) Self-Motivation
7 187 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
8 85 (1.61%) Bitcoin
9 84 (1.59%) Social Media
10 74 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
11 62 (1.17%) W3C
12 58 (1.10%) Data Structures
13 49 (0.93%) Graphic Design
14 48 (0.91%) Virtual Team
15 45 (0.85%) Algorithms
16 43 (0.81%) Robotics
17 38 (0.72%) Equities
18 30 (0.57%) Animation
18 30 (0.57%) Blog
19 29 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 373 (7.07%) Linux
2 121 (2.29%) Apple iOS
3 119 (2.25%) Android
4 96 (1.82%) Windows
5 47 (0.89%) VMS
6 33 (0.63%) Unix
7 22 (0.42%) Windows Server
8 18 (0.34%) Windows 10
9 17 (0.32%) Mac OS X
10 16 (0.30%) CentOS
11 9 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.13%) Nucleus RTOS
13 5 (0.095%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.057%) CoreOS
15 1 (0.019%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,204 (41.75%) Agile Software Development
2 1,120 (21.22%) Web Development
3 820 (15.53%) TDD
4 679 (12.86%) Scrum
5 675 (12.79%) MVC
6 654 (12.39%) Software Engineering
7 450 (8.52%) Responsive Web Design
8 444 (8.41%) E-Commerce
9 427 (8.09%) Unit Testing
10 424 (8.03%) OO
11 423 (8.01%) Continuous Integration
11 423 (8.01%) Test Automation
12 373 (7.07%) Problem-Solving
13 322 (6.10%) BDD
14 307 (5.82%) DevOps
15 287 (5.44%) Microservices
16 259 (4.91%) Wireframes
17 256 (4.85%) Web Design
18 228 (4.32%) Analytics
19 222 (4.21%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4,363 (82.65%) JavaScript
2 874 (16.56%) C#
3 773 (14.64%) PHP
4 731 (13.85%) Java
5 633 (11.99%) SQL
6 594 (11.25%) ES6
7 429 (8.13%) TypeScript
8 349 (6.61%) Python
9 174 (3.30%) Ruby
10 90 (1.70%) C++
11 86 (1.63%) Scala
11 86 (1.63%) Solidity
12 72 (1.36%) ES7
13 65 (1.23%) Java 8
13 65 (1.23%) T-SQL
14 63 (1.19%) Perl
15 62 (1.17%) Go
16 57 (1.08%) Apple Swift
17 56 (1.06%) Objective-C
18 47 (0.89%) C
Qualifications
1 481 (9.11%) Degree
2 136 (2.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 40 (0.76%) Security Cleared
4 37 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (0.59%) SC Cleared
6 15 (0.28%) Master's Degree
7 10 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
8 8 (0.15%) MCPD
9 6 (0.11%) DBS Check
9 6 (0.11%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.076%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.057%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.057%) MCSD
11 3 (0.057%) PhD
12 2 (0.038%) AWS Certification
13 1 (0.019%) CISSP
13 1 (0.019%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 259 (4.91%) QA
2 27 (0.51%) WCAG
3 18 (0.34%) SLA
4 16 (0.30%) GDPR
5 14 (0.27%) WAI
6 6 (0.11%) PMO
7 5 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 3 (0.057%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.057%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.057%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 350 (6.63%) Docker
2 70 (1.33%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (0.23%) HDFS
4 6 (0.11%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.11%) Varnish
5 3 (0.057%) VirtualBox
5 3 (0.057%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.038%) Firmware
7 1 (0.019%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 103 (1.95%) Kubernetes
2 54 (1.02%) Docker Swarm
3 50 (0.95%) Ansible
3 50 (0.95%) Terraform
4 46 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (0.25%) Puppet
6 12 (0.23%) Kibana
7 6 (0.11%) cPanel
7 6 (0.11%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (0.095%) logstash
9 4 (0.076%) Mesos
9 4 (0.076%) Nagios
10 3 (0.057%) Salt
10 3 (0.057%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.057%) ZABBIX
11 2 (0.038%) Consul
11 2 (0.038%) Grafana
11 2 (0.038%) Hadoop YARN
12 1 (0.019%) Graphite
12 1 (0.019%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 321 (6.08%) Microsoft
2 285 (5.40%) Adobe
3 189 (3.58%) Google
4 88 (1.67%) Oracle
5 55 (1.04%) Xamarin
6 54 (1.02%) Twitter
7 36 (0.68%) Tableau
8 34 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
9 31 (0.59%) SAP
10 28 (0.53%) Sitecore
11 22 (0.42%) Blue Prism
12 20 (0.38%) Atlassian
12 20 (0.38%) Zend
13 17 (0.32%) Cadence
13 17 (0.32%) Red Hat
14 16 (0.30%) Demandware
14 16 (0.30%) hybris
15 15 (0.28%) ATG
16 14 (0.27%) Facebook
17 13 (0.25%) Software AG