Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 90 88
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2 +16
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 5,039 5,896 5,662
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.32% 3.47% 3.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.64% 3.80% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4,386 5,238 5,058
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,350
90th Percentile £78,750 £71,250 £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 138,429 155,253 162,163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.18% 91.49% 90.96%
Number of salaries quoted 111,065 123,772 136,181
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +7 2,527 £62,500 +13.64% 543
South East -17 937 £45,000 - 156
North of England -21 656 £40,000 +6.67% 252
Midlands -26 338 £35,500 +9.23% 100
North West -32 336 £42,500 +10.39% 158
East of England +70 317 £45,000 +3.45% 99
Yorkshire -17 278 £40,000 +14.29% 65
South West -17 241 £45,000 +12.50% 75
West Midlands -16 224 £35,500 +12.70% 58
East Midlands -33 114 £36,250 +11.54% 42
North East +15 42 £38,750 +10.71% 29
South Coast - 2 - -
Front End Development
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 4,134 (82.04%) JavaScript
2 3,492 (69.30%) CSS
3 3,473 (68.92%) HTML
4 2,399 (47.61%) AngularJS
5 2,114 (41.95%) Agile Software Development
6 1,960 (38.90%) React
7 1,773 (35.19%) HTML5
8 1,415 (28.08%) CSS3
9 1,232 (24.45%) User Experience
10 1,221 (24.23%) jQuery
11 1,174 (23.30%) Git (software)
12 1,107 (21.97%) Sass
13 1,091 (21.65%) Node.js
14 1,040 (20.64%) Web Development
15 904 (17.94%) .NET
16 901 (17.88%) C#
17 821 (16.29%) TDD
18 753 (14.94%) Finance
19 682 (13.53%) Vue.js
20 681 (13.51%) PHP
21 679 (13.47%) Java
22 673 (13.36%) Scrum
23 671 (13.32%) ES6
24 648 (12.86%) Software Engineering
25 614 (12.18%) Redux
26 602 (11.95%) SQL
27 594 (11.79%) MVC
28 580 (11.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
29 521 (10.34%) webpack
30 492 (9.76%) LESS

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
1 337 (6.69%) CMS
2 194 (3.85%) WordPress
3 117 (2.32%) Elasticsearch
4 96 (1.91%) Apache
5 92 (1.83%) Confluence
6 82 (1.63%) Umbraco
7 72 (1.43%) Ethereum
8 65 (1.29%) SharePoint
9 60 (1.19%) Drupal
10 54 (1.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 53 (1.05%) IIS
12 34 (0.67%) Kentico
13 32 (0.64%) Tomcat
14 23 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
15 20 (0.40%) Apache Spark
16 19 (0.38%) EPiServer
17 16 (0.32%) nginx
18 15 (0.30%) JBoss
19 14 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
20 12 (0.24%) Marvel
Applications
1 296 (5.87%) Photoshop
2 132 (2.62%) Adobe Illustrator
3 58 (1.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 29 (0.58%) InVision
5 17 (0.34%) Chatbot
6 14 (0.28%) InDesign
6 14 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
7 13 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
7 13 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
8 10 (0.20%) Fireworks
8 10 (0.20%) GIMP
9 9 (0.18%) Flinto
10 6 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
11 3 (0.060%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 2 (0.040%) MS Visio
12 2 (0.040%) Snapchat
13 1 (0.020%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.020%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 92 (1.83%) Magento
2 44 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 26 (0.52%) Shopify
4 25 (0.50%) Distributed Ledger
5 22 (0.44%) Payment Gateway
6 19 (0.38%) Actimize
7 9 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.18%) Ripple
8 8 (0.16%) Eloqua
9 7 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 6 (0.12%) WebTrends
11 1 (0.020%) Dynamics GP
11 1 (0.020%) Endur
11 1 (0.020%) NetSuite
11 1 (0.020%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 486 (9.64%) Amazon AWS
2 381 (7.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 269 (5.34%) npm
4 204 (4.05%) GitHub
5 172 (3.41%) SaaS
6 108 (2.14%) Serverless
7 65 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
8 60 (1.19%) Amazon S3
9 58 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
10 54 (1.07%) Yarn
11 53 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
12 45 (0.89%) Office 365
12 45 (0.89%) PaaS
13 37 (0.73%) Google Analytics
14 34 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
15 31 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
15 31 (0.62%) Heroku
16 29 (0.58%) IaaS
17 19 (0.38%) Azure Data Factory
18 13 (0.26%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 127 (2.52%) Internet
2 81 (1.61%) HTTP
3 25 (0.50%) Intranet
4 18 (0.36%) SSL
5 17 (0.34%) DNS
6 14 (0.28%) SMS
7 10 (0.20%) AMQP
8 9 (0.18%) iBeacon
8 9 (0.18%) Wireless
9 8 (0.16%) Broadband
10 6 (0.12%) DAB
11 5 (0.099%) Extranet
12 4 (0.079%) FTP
12 4 (0.079%) MQTT
12 4 (0.079%) SSH
13 3 (0.060%) Skype
13 3 (0.060%) Wi-Fi
14 2 (0.040%) Network Security
14 2 (0.040%) Radio Access Network
14 2 (0.040%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 403 (8.00%) MySQL
1 403 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 241 (4.78%) NoSQL
3 195 (3.87%) MongoDB
4 146 (2.90%) Blockchain
5 142 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
6 130 (2.58%) Relational Database
7 113 (2.24%) Big Data
8 110 (2.18%) Redis
9 54 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
10 43 (0.85%) Hadoop
11 34 (0.67%) RDBMS
12 28 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
13 25 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 21 (0.42%) Apache Hive
14 21 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 20 (0.40%) MariaDB
16 19 (0.38%) CouchDB
16 19 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
16 19 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1,174 (23.30%) Git (software)
2 521 (10.34%) webpack
3 484 (9.61%) gulp
4 308 (6.11%) Grunt
5 236 (4.68%) JIRA
6 195 (3.87%) Visual Studio
7 181 (3.59%) Jenkins
8 170 (3.37%) Jasmine
9 140 (2.78%) Subversion
10 117 (2.32%) Mocha
11 107 (2.12%) Karma Test Runner
12 96 (1.91%) Maven
13 87 (1.73%) Team Foundation Server
14 86 (1.71%) Selenium
15 59 (1.17%) Babel
16 56 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 54 (1.07%) Bower
18 51 (1.01%) Protractor
19 44 (0.87%) Bitbucket
20 42 (0.83%) TeamCity
General
1 753 (14.94%) Finance
2 283 (5.62%) Marketing
3 273 (5.42%) Banking
4 224 (4.45%) Games
5 193 (3.83%) Retail
6 108 (2.14%) Advertising
7 106 (2.10%) Telecoms
8 63 (1.25%) Investment Banking
9 57 (1.13%) Automotive
10 52 (1.03%) Manufacturing
11 51 (1.01%) Legal
12 48 (0.95%) Law
13 45 (0.89%) Front Office
14 39 (0.77%) Publishing
15 26 (0.52%) Financial Institution
16 21 (0.42%) Multimedia
17 18 (0.36%) Electronics
18 15 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
19 11 (0.22%) Military
20 10 (0.20%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 4,478 (88.87%) Developer
2 3,104 (61.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 993 (19.71%) JavaScript Developer
4 766 (15.20%) Senior Developer
5 547 (10.86%) React Developer
6 525 (10.42%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 400 (7.94%) Angular Developer
8 398 (7.90%) HTML Developer
9 359 (7.12%) Web Developer
10 316 (6.27%) HTML CSS Developer
11 270 (5.36%) C# Developer
12 252 (5.00%) .NET Developer
13 244 (4.84%) Full Stack Developer
14 236 (4.68%) Software Developer
15 232 (4.60%) Lead Developer
16 192 (3.81%) Software Engineer
17 181 (3.59%) Java Developer
18 176 (3.49%) Junior
19 173 (3.43%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
20 168 (3.33%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,492 (69.30%) CSS
2 3,473 (68.92%) HTML
3 2,399 (47.61%) AngularJS
4 1,960 (38.90%) React
5 1,773 (35.19%) HTML5
6 1,415 (28.08%) CSS3
7 1,221 (24.23%) jQuery
8 1,107 (21.97%) Sass
9 1,091 (21.65%) Node.js
10 904 (17.94%) .NET
11 682 (13.53%) Vue.js
12 614 (12.18%) Redux
13 580 (11.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 492 (9.76%) LESS
15 476 (9.45%) RESTful
16 469 (9.31%) REST
17 453 (8.99%) ASP.NET
18 446 (8.85%) Web Services
19 398 (7.90%) Angular 2
20 299 (5.93%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1,232 (24.45%) User Experience
2 428 (8.49%) Greenfield Project
3 326 (6.47%) Fintech
4 290 (5.76%) Computer Science
5 276 (5.48%) Mobile App
6 186 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
7 173 (3.43%) Self-Motivation
8 74 (1.47%) Social Media
9 71 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
10 64 (1.27%) Bitcoin
11 58 (1.15%) W3C
12 53 (1.05%) Data Structures
13 51 (1.01%) Algorithms
14 44 (0.87%) Graphic Design
15 39 (0.77%) Virtual Team
16 36 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 35 (0.69%) Equities
18 34 (0.67%) Robotics
19 32 (0.64%) Animation
19 32 (0.64%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 324 (6.43%) Linux
2 121 (2.40%) Android
3 112 (2.22%) Windows
4 111 (2.20%) Apple iOS
5 33 (0.65%) VMS
6 26 (0.52%) Windows Server
7 23 (0.46%) Unix
8 21 (0.42%) Windows 10
9 20 (0.40%) CentOS
10 12 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.14%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.060%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.040%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.020%) Debian
14 1 (0.020%) Nucleus RTOS
14 1 (0.020%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,114 (41.95%) Agile Software Development
2 1,040 (20.64%) Web Development
3 821 (16.29%) TDD
4 673 (13.36%) Scrum
5 648 (12.86%) Software Engineering
6 594 (11.79%) MVC
7 424 (8.41%) E-Commerce
8 410 (8.14%) Responsive Web Design
9 406 (8.06%) Unit Testing
10 397 (7.88%) Continuous Integration
11 395 (7.84%) OO
12 385 (7.64%) Test Automation
13 327 (6.49%) DevOps
14 324 (6.43%) Problem-Solving
15 314 (6.23%) Microservices
16 301 (5.97%) BDD
17 246 (4.88%) Wireframes
18 245 (4.86%) Web Design
19 229 (4.54%) OOP
20 223 (4.43%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4,134 (82.04%) JavaScript
2 901 (17.88%) C#
3 681 (13.51%) PHP
4 679 (13.47%) Java
5 671 (13.32%) ES6
6 602 (11.95%) SQL
7 464 (9.21%) TypeScript
8 377 (7.48%) Python
9 186 (3.69%) Ruby
10 92 (1.83%) Scala
11 80 (1.59%) C++
12 75 (1.49%) ES7
13 70 (1.39%) T-SQL
14 65 (1.29%) Go
14 65 (1.29%) Solidity
15 58 (1.15%) Java 8
16 54 (1.07%) Perl
17 50 (0.99%) Apple Swift
18 46 (0.91%) C
19 42 (0.83%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 416 (8.26%) Degree
2 121 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 44 (0.87%) Security Cleared
4 35 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (0.60%) SC Cleared
6 19 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
7 14 (0.28%) Master's Degree
8 13 (0.26%) DV Cleared
9 8 (0.16%) MCPD
10 5 (0.099%) PhD
10 5 (0.099%) TOGAF Certification
11 3 (0.060%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.060%) MCSD
12 2 (0.040%) CISSP
12 2 (0.040%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.040%) ISEB
12 2 (0.040%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.040%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.020%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.020%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 249 (4.94%) QA
2 31 (0.62%) GDPR
3 25 (0.50%) WCAG
4 17 (0.34%) SLA
4 17 (0.34%) WAI
5 11 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 9 (0.18%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
7 6 (0.12%) PMO
System Software
1 337 (6.69%) Docker
2 48 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
3 12 (0.24%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.16%) HDFS
5 5 (0.099%) Varnish
6 4 (0.079%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (0.060%) Firmware
8 2 (0.040%) VirtualBox
8 2 (0.040%) vSphere
9 1 (0.020%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.020%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 99 (1.96%) Kubernetes
2 40 (0.79%) Docker Swarm
3 38 (0.75%) Ansible
4 29 (0.58%) Terraform
5 28 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (0.30%) Puppet
7 10 (0.20%) Kibana
8 9 (0.18%) Microsoft Intune
9 7 (0.14%) logstash
10 3 (0.060%) Nagios
11 2 (0.040%) Consul
11 2 (0.040%) Grafana
11 2 (0.040%) Hadoop YARN
11 2 (0.040%) Salt
11 2 (0.040%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.020%) Capistrano
12 1 (0.020%) cPanel
12 1 (0.020%) Graphite
12 1 (0.020%) LiteSpeed
12 1 (0.020%) Rancher
Vendors
1 316 (6.27%) Microsoft
2 263 (5.22%) Adobe
3 157 (3.12%) Google
4 94 (1.87%) Oracle
5 59 (1.17%) Xamarin
6 47 (0.93%) Twitter
7 38 (0.75%) Atlassian
7 38 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
8 36 (0.71%) Sitecore
9 32 (0.64%) SAP
10 27 (0.54%) Zend
11 26 (0.52%) Tableau
12 24 (0.48%) Blue Prism
13 19 (0.38%) Red Hat
14 18 (0.36%) Software AG
15 16 (0.32%) IBM
16 15 (0.30%) Apple
16 15 (0.30%) Facebook
17 12 (0.24%) Rackspace
17 12 (0.24%) WooCommerce