Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 85 83
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 +43
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 5,758 5,493 6,106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.54% 3.37% 3.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.91% 3.72% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5,128 4,854 5,529
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £68,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%

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 147,411 147,579 170,538
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 90.69% 90.57% 90.01%
Number of salaries quoted 119,115 121,047 143,530
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +1.06%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +4 2,734 £60,000 +9.09% 500
South East -3 1,202 £45,000 +12.50% 190
North of England +3 808 £40,000 +6.67% 211
North West +10 502 £42,500 +13.33% 120
Midlands -13 399 £35,000 - 117
East of England +54 346 £47,500 +18.75% 75
South West -8 263 £40,000 +6.67% 67
West Midlands -2 258 £35,000 +4.48% 81
Yorkshire -14 257 £35,000 -6.67% 71
East Midlands -27 140 £35,000 - 36
North East +4 49 £42,500 +41.67% 20
Front End Development
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 4,780 (83.01%) JavaScript
2 4,201 (72.96%) CSS
3 4,177 (72.54%) HTML
4 2,937 (51.01%) AngularJS
5 2,302 (39.98%) Agile Software Development
6 2,177 (37.81%) React
7 2,174 (37.76%) HTML5
8 1,734 (30.11%) CSS3
9 1,645 (28.57%) jQuery
10 1,381 (23.98%) User Experience
11 1,340 (23.27%) Git (software)
12 1,263 (21.93%) Node.js
13 1,226 (21.29%) Web Development
14 1,214 (21.08%) Sass
15 997 (17.32%) .NET
16 939 (16.31%) PHP
17 922 (16.01%) C#
18 910 (15.80%) TDD
19 859 (14.92%) Finance
20 842 (14.62%) Java
21 836 (14.52%) MVC
22 722 (12.54%) Vue (Vue.js)
23 709 (12.31%) SQL
24 696 (12.09%) Software Engineering
25 688 (11.95%) Scrum
26 680 (11.81%) Redux
27 639 (11.10%) gulp
28 607 (10.54%) MySQL
29 605 (10.51%) Degree
30 603 (10.47%) Twitter Bootstrap

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
1 442 (7.68%) CMS
2 285 (4.95%) WordPress
3 121 (2.10%) Drupal
4 113 (1.96%) Apache
5 107 (1.86%) Elasticsearch
6 83 (1.44%) Ethereum
7 73 (1.27%) Umbraco
8 50 (0.87%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 40 (0.69%) Confluence
10 37 (0.64%) Tomcat
11 35 (0.61%) SharePoint
12 30 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
13 27 (0.47%) Apache Spark
14 25 (0.43%) IIS
14 25 (0.43%) Kentico
15 20 (0.35%) Joomla!
16 19 (0.33%) EPiServer
17 17 (0.30%) ExpressionEngine
17 17 (0.30%) nginx
18 16 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 306 (5.31%) Photoshop
2 126 (2.19%) Adobe Illustrator
3 74 (1.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 30 (0.52%) Chatbot
4 30 (0.52%) InVision
5 15 (0.26%) GIMP
5 15 (0.26%) InDesign
6 14 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
7 12 (0.21%) Fireworks
8 8 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
9 5 (0.087%) Microsoft Office
10 3 (0.052%) Moqups
11 2 (0.035%) Adobe Premiere
11 2 (0.035%) SPSS
12 1 (0.017%) Microsoft Project
12 1 (0.017%) MS Visio
12 1 (0.017%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 113 (1.96%) Magento
2 74 (1.29%) Distributed Ledger
3 23 (0.40%) Payment Gateway
3 23 (0.40%) Shopify
4 12 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
6 4 (0.069%) Ripple
7 3 (0.052%) OpenCart
8 2 (0.035%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.035%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.035%) Oracle SCM
8 2 (0.035%) osCommerce
8 2 (0.035%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.017%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 541 (9.40%) Amazon AWS
2 391 (6.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 343 (5.96%) npm
4 244 (4.24%) GitHub
5 137 (2.38%) SaaS
6 110 (1.91%) Amazon S3
7 107 (1.86%) Amazon EC2
8 97 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
9 79 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
10 53 (0.92%) Serverless
11 47 (0.82%) Yarn
12 41 (0.71%) PaaS
13 37 (0.64%) Google Analytics
14 36 (0.63%) Slack
15 34 (0.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 30 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Cloud
17 28 (0.49%) IaaS
18 27 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
19 22 (0.38%) Trello
20 20 (0.35%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 132 (2.29%) Internet
2 116 (2.01%) HTTP
3 32 (0.56%) DNS
3 32 (0.56%) SMS
4 21 (0.36%) SSL
5 17 (0.30%) SSH
6 12 (0.21%) Broadband
7 11 (0.19%) AMQP
8 10 (0.17%) Intranet
9 4 (0.069%) FTP
9 4 (0.069%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.052%) DAB
10 3 (0.052%) Network Security
10 3 (0.052%) Wireless
11 2 (0.035%) Extranet
11 2 (0.035%) SMTP
11 2 (0.035%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.017%) Asterisk PBX
12 1 (0.017%) MQTT
12 1 (0.017%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 607 (10.54%) MySQL
2 459 (7.97%) SQL Server
3 323 (5.61%) NoSQL
4 270 (4.69%) Blockchain
5 254 (4.41%) MongoDB
6 252 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
7 183 (3.18%) Redis
8 161 (2.80%) Relational Database
9 110 (1.91%) Big Data
10 39 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 35 (0.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 31 (0.54%) RDBMS
13 27 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
13 27 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
14 23 (0.40%) Hadoop
15 20 (0.35%) Amazon Redshift
16 19 (0.33%) Cosmos DB
17 18 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 16 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
18 16 (0.28%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1,340 (23.27%) Git (software)
2 639 (11.10%) gulp
3 549 (9.53%) webpack
4 436 (7.57%) Grunt
5 240 (4.17%) Jasmine
6 195 (3.39%) Subversion
7 172 (2.99%) JIRA
8 168 (2.92%) Karma Test Runner
9 149 (2.59%) Jenkins
10 144 (2.50%) Mocha
11 139 (2.41%) Visual Studio
12 121 (2.10%) Maven
13 115 (2.00%) Selenium
14 69 (1.20%) TeamCity
15 65 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
16 56 (0.97%) Gradle
17 49 (0.85%) Protractor
18 46 (0.80%) Babel
19 43 (0.75%) Cucumber
20 41 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 859 (14.92%) Finance
2 307 (5.33%) Marketing
3 279 (4.85%) Banking
4 245 (4.25%) Games
5 231 (4.01%) Retail
6 190 (3.30%) Advertising
7 154 (2.67%) Telecoms
8 81 (1.41%) Investment Banking
9 60 (1.04%) Law
10 49 (0.85%) Front Office
11 47 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
12 44 (0.76%) Electronics
13 41 (0.71%) Multimedia
14 35 (0.61%) Legal
15 33 (0.57%) Manufacturing
16 28 (0.49%) Financial Institution
17 26 (0.45%) Automotive
18 23 (0.40%) Publishing
19 18 (0.31%) Back Office
20 4 (0.069%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5,289 (91.85%) Developer
2 3,505 (60.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1,238 (21.50%) JavaScript Developer
4 878 (15.25%) Senior Developer
5 640 (11.11%) React Developer
6 606 (10.52%) Angular Developer
7 539 (9.36%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 520 (9.03%) HTML Developer
9 443 (7.69%) Web Developer
10 430 (7.47%) HTML CSS Developer
11 355 (6.17%) .NET Developer
12 341 (5.92%) C# Developer
13 291 (5.05%) Full Stack Developer
14 264 (4.58%) Lead Developer
15 242 (4.20%) UI Developer
16 241 (4.19%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 233 (4.05%) PHP Developer
18 231 (4.01%) Java Developer
19 217 (3.77%) Software Developer
20 203 (3.53%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,201 (72.96%) CSS
2 4,177 (72.54%) HTML
3 2,937 (51.01%) AngularJS
4 2,177 (37.81%) React
5 2,174 (37.76%) HTML5
6 1,734 (30.11%) CSS3
7 1,645 (28.57%) jQuery
8 1,263 (21.93%) Node.js
9 1,214 (21.08%) Sass
10 997 (17.32%) .NET
11 722 (12.54%) Vue (Vue.js)
12 680 (11.81%) Redux
13 603 (10.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 557 (9.67%) RESTful
15 533 (9.26%) ASP.NET
15 533 (9.26%) LESS
16 483 (8.39%) Angular 2
17 471 (8.18%) Web Services
18 414 (7.19%) REST
19 322 (5.59%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1,381 (23.98%) User Experience
2 467 (8.11%) Greenfield Project
3 390 (6.77%) Computer Science
4 333 (5.78%) Mobile App
5 313 (5.44%) Fintech
6 198 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
7 194 (3.37%) Self-Motivation
8 80 (1.39%) Bitcoin
9 66 (1.15%) W3C
10 65 (1.13%) Social Media
11 64 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
12 63 (1.09%) Algorithms
13 60 (1.04%) Graphic Design
14 58 (1.01%) Data Structures
15 55 (0.96%) Virtual Team
16 39 (0.68%) Animation
16 39 (0.68%) Robotics
17 31 (0.54%) Equities
18 28 (0.49%) Management Information System
19 27 (0.47%) Media Streaming
Operating Systems
1 399 (6.93%) Linux
2 136 (2.36%) Android
3 123 (2.14%) Apple iOS
4 111 (1.93%) Windows
5 48 (0.83%) VMS
6 38 (0.66%) Unix
7 22 (0.38%) Windows 10
8 15 (0.26%) Mac OS X
9 11 (0.19%) Nucleus RTOS
10 9 (0.16%) Mac OS
11 7 (0.12%) CentOS
12 5 (0.087%) CoreOS
13 3 (0.052%) Windows Server
14 1 (0.017%) Debian
14 1 (0.017%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.017%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.017%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,302 (39.98%) Agile Software Development
2 1,226 (21.29%) Web Development
3 910 (15.80%) TDD
4 836 (14.52%) MVC
5 696 (12.09%) Software Engineering
6 688 (11.95%) Scrum
7 536 (9.31%) Responsive Web Design
8 509 (8.84%) Continuous Integration
9 489 (8.49%) OO
10 485 (8.42%) Test Automation
11 465 (8.08%) E-Commerce
12 463 (8.04%) Unit Testing
13 438 (7.61%) Problem-Solving
14 352 (6.11%) BDD
15 332 (5.77%) DevOps
16 328 (5.70%) Microservices
17 268 (4.65%) Web Design
18 261 (4.53%) Analytics
19 257 (4.46%) Open Source
20 254 (4.41%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 4,780 (83.01%) JavaScript
2 939 (16.31%) PHP
3 922 (16.01%) C#
4 842 (14.62%) Java
5 709 (12.31%) SQL
6 576 (10.00%) ES6
7 489 (8.49%) TypeScript
8 384 (6.67%) Python
9 198 (3.44%) Ruby
10 104 (1.81%) C++
11 89 (1.55%) Scala
11 89 (1.55%) T-SQL
12 81 (1.41%) Perl
13 76 (1.32%) Solidity
14 74 (1.29%) ES7
15 72 (1.25%) Java 8
16 71 (1.23%) Go
17 61 (1.06%) Objective-C
18 52 (0.90%) Apple Swift
19 51 (0.89%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 605 (10.51%) Degree
2 135 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (0.42%) Security Cleared
5 22 (0.38%) Sun Certification
6 18 (0.31%) SC Cleared
7 14 (0.24%) Master's Degree
8 13 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
9 8 (0.14%) AWS Certification
10 6 (0.10%) DBS Check
11 4 (0.069%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.052%) PhD
13 2 (0.035%) CTC Cleared
14 1 (0.017%) CIPFA
14 1 (0.017%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 231 (4.01%) QA
2 15 (0.26%) WCAG
3 14 (0.24%) SLA
4 9 (0.16%) GDPR
5 6 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (0.10%) Disclosure Scotland
5 6 (0.10%) GCP
6 3 (0.052%) PMO
7 2 (0.035%) WAI
8 1 (0.017%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.017%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 372 (6.46%) Docker
2 68 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (0.17%) HDFS
4 5 (0.087%) Firmware
4 5 (0.087%) VirtualBox
4 5 (0.087%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.069%) GridGain
5 4 (0.069%) Varnish
6 2 (0.035%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 112 (1.95%) Kubernetes
2 77 (1.34%) Terraform
3 52 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
4 51 (0.89%) Docker Swarm
5 48 (0.83%) Ansible
6 22 (0.38%) Puppet
7 15 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
8 13 (0.23%) Kibana
9 9 (0.16%) cPanel
10 7 (0.12%) Salt
11 6 (0.10%) Mesos
11 6 (0.10%) Nagios
12 5 (0.087%) logstash
12 5 (0.087%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.052%) TeamSite
13 3 (0.052%) vRealize
14 2 (0.035%) Apache Shiro
14 2 (0.035%) QRadar
14 2 (0.035%) Rancher
15 1 (0.017%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 308 (5.35%) Adobe
2 307 (5.33%) Microsoft
3 291 (5.05%) Google
4 93 (1.62%) Oracle
5 70 (1.22%) Twitter
6 46 (0.80%) Xamarin
7 42 (0.73%) Capita
8 37 (0.64%) Apple
8 37 (0.64%) Sitecore
9 35 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
10 32 (0.56%) Facebook
10 32 (0.56%) Zend
11 31 (0.54%) SAP
12 29 (0.50%) Tableau
13 26 (0.45%) Cadence
14 23 (0.40%) hybris
15 20 (0.35%) Atlassian
16 18 (0.31%) Demandware
16 18 (0.31%) Sybase
17 15 (0.26%) HP