Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
UK > England
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 88 100
Rank change year-on-year -2 +12 +24
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 5745 5502 5837
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.41% 3.15% 2.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.80% 3.53% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 5124 4903 5302
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 151338 156057 180320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 89.94% 89.43% 88.86%
Number of salaries quoted 120893 130537 150730
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 2017. 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 2707 £57,500 +9.52% 273
South East +34 1114 £45,000 +12.50% 83
North of England +48 873 £37,500 +7.14% 114
Midlands +15 515 £32,500 -7.14% 59
North West +20 479 £38,500 +6.94% 68
Yorkshire +83 366 £35,000 - 43
West Midlands +13 349 £32,500 -7.14% 35
South West -5 320 £41,500 +10.67% 33
East of England -42 225 £45,000 +20.00% 21
East Midlands +38 175 £32,500 -14.47% 24
North East -22 28 £35,000 +13.77% 3
Front End Development
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT jobs citing Front End Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 4979 (86.67%) JavaScript
2 4506 (78.43%) HTML
3 4460 (77.63%) CSS
4 2946 (51.28%) AngularJS
5 2385 (41.51%) HTML5
6 2357 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
7 2001 (34.83%) jQuery
8 1927 (33.54%) React
9 1826 (31.78%) CSS3
10 1514 (26.35%) Web Development
10 1514 (26.35%) User Experience
11 1344 (23.39%) Node.js
12 1304 (22.70%) Sass
13 1223 (21.29%) Git (software)
14 1182 (20.57%) PHP
15 891 (15.51%) .NET
16 877 (15.27%) Finance
17 875 (15.23%) Java
18 863 (15.02%) MVC
19 847 (14.74%) TDD
20 815 (14.19%) C#
21 795 (13.84%) Scrum
22 676 (11.77%) E-Commerce
23 655 (11.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 640 (11.14%) OO
25 630 (10.97%) SQL
26 549 (9.56%) gulp
27 547 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
28 539 (9.38%) Degree
29 534 (9.30%) MySQL

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
1 374 (6.51%) CMS
2 337 (5.87%) WordPress
3 157 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
4 150 (2.61%) Apache
5 95 (1.65%) Drupal
6 85 (1.48%) Umbraco
7 69 (1.20%) IIS
8 63 (1.10%) Tomcat
9 56 (0.97%) nginx
10 52 (0.91%) SharePoint
11 46 (0.80%) Confluence
12 44 (0.77%) JBoss
12 44 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
13 36 (0.63%) Apache Spark
14 28 (0.49%) EPiServer
15 15 (0.26%) Kentico
16 13 (0.23%) Ethereum
16 13 (0.23%) ExpressionEngine
17 12 (0.21%) Apache Solr
17 12 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 388 (6.75%) Photoshop
2 210 (3.66%) Adobe Illustrator
3 106 (1.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 24 (0.42%) InVision
5 17 (0.30%) GIMP
5 17 (0.30%) InDesign
6 15 (0.26%) FileZilla
7 8 (0.14%) InfoPath
8 7 (0.12%) Chatbot
9 6 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
10 4 (0.070%) Microsoft Office
10 4 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
11 3 (0.052%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.052%) Microsoft Excel
12 2 (0.035%) Adobe Premiere
12 2 (0.035%) HipChat
13 1 (0.017%) Final Cut Pro
13 1 (0.017%) Inkscape
13 1 (0.017%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 1 (0.017%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 125 (2.18%) Magento
2 34 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
3 32 (0.56%) Shopify
4 28 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
6 3 (0.052%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.052%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.035%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.035%) OpenCart
7 2 (0.035%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.035%) osCommerce
7 2 (0.035%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.035%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.035%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.017%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.017%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.017%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 359 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 266 (4.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 263 (4.58%) npm
4 180 (3.13%) GitHub
5 178 (3.10%) SaaS
6 48 (0.84%) Google Analytics
7 29 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
8 28 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
8 28 (0.49%) Google Play
9 26 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
10 25 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
10 25 (0.44%) Slack
11 23 (0.40%) Serverless
12 19 (0.33%) PaaS
13 18 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 18 (0.31%) Office 365
14 16 (0.28%) Amazon S3
15 15 (0.26%) Sage Pay
16 14 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
16 14 (0.24%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 157 (2.73%) Internet
2 115 (2.00%) HTTP
3 28 (0.49%) SMS
4 27 (0.47%) FTP
5 16 (0.28%) SMTP
6 13 (0.23%) SSH
7 12 (0.21%) AMQP
8 9 (0.16%) DNS
8 9 (0.16%) Skype
9 6 (0.10%) Intranet
9 6 (0.10%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (0.087%) PPP
11 4 (0.070%) Broadband
11 4 (0.070%) Extranet
12 3 (0.052%) VPN
13 2 (0.035%) BGP
13 2 (0.035%) SSL
13 2 (0.035%) Wireless
14 1 (0.017%) Firewall
14 1 (0.017%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 534 (9.30%) MySQL
2 459 (7.99%) SQL Server
3 245 (4.26%) MongoDB
4 203 (3.53%) NoSQL
5 126 (2.19%) Big Data
5 126 (2.19%) Redis
6 119 (2.07%) Relational Database
7 89 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
8 76 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
9 49 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 46 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 45 (0.78%) Blockchain
12 40 (0.70%) Neo4j
13 38 (0.66%) Hadoop
14 28 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 26 (0.45%) Power BI
16 25 (0.44%) HBase
17 23 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
18 20 (0.35%) Azure SQL Database
19 19 (0.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1223 (21.29%) Git (software)
2 549 (9.56%) gulp
3 450 (7.83%) Grunt
4 381 (6.63%) webpack
5 254 (4.42%) Jasmine
6 221 (3.85%) JIRA
7 215 (3.74%) Subversion
8 153 (2.66%) Jenkins
9 148 (2.58%) Selenium
10 146 (2.54%) Visual Studio
11 117 (2.04%) Mocha
12 114 (1.98%) Karma Test Runner
13 110 (1.91%) Bower
14 103 (1.79%) Protractor
15 98 (1.71%) TeamCity
16 90 (1.57%) Babel
17 81 (1.41%) Maven
18 80 (1.39%) Bitbucket
19 61 (1.06%) JUnit
20 44 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 877 (15.27%) Finance
2 480 (8.36%) Marketing
3 391 (6.81%) Retail
4 269 (4.68%) Advertising
5 244 (4.25%) Games
6 238 (4.14%) Banking
7 152 (2.65%) Telecoms
8 92 (1.60%) Electronics
9 84 (1.46%) Manufacturing
10 68 (1.18%) Investment Banking
11 63 (1.10%) Legal
12 53 (0.92%) Multimedia
13 47 (0.82%) Publishing
14 46 (0.80%) Automotive
15 44 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
16 41 (0.71%) Law
17 39 (0.68%) Retail Banking
18 29 (0.50%) Front Office
19 22 (0.38%) Back Office
19 22 (0.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5285 (91.99%) Developer
2 3494 (60.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1413 (24.60%) JavaScript Developer
4 895 (15.58%) Senior Developer
5 719 (12.52%) HTML Developer
6 683 (11.89%) Angular Developer
7 625 (10.88%) HTML CSS Developer
8 620 (10.79%) Web Developer
9 518 (9.02%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 354 (6.16%) PHP Developer
11 306 (5.33%) .NET Developer
12 294 (5.12%) Lead Developer
13 278 (4.84%) Java Developer
14 268 (4.66%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 265 (4.61%) Full Stack Developer
16 262 (4.56%) Junior
17 255 (4.44%) Junior Developer
18 237 (4.13%) C# Developer
19 235 (4.09%) Senior JavaScript Developer
20 211 (3.67%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4506 (78.43%) HTML
2 4460 (77.63%) CSS
3 2946 (51.28%) AngularJS
4 2385 (41.51%) HTML5
5 2001 (34.83%) jQuery
6 1927 (33.54%) React
7 1826 (31.78%) CSS3
8 1344 (23.39%) Node.js
9 1304 (22.70%) Sass
10 891 (15.51%) .NET
11 655 (11.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 530 (9.23%) LESS
13 504 (8.77%) RESTful
14 482 (8.39%) ASP.NET
15 450 (7.83%) Web Services
16 434 (7.55%) Backbone.js
16 434 (7.55%) REST
17 406 (7.07%) Vue (Vue.js)
18 377 (6.56%) Redux
19 376 (6.54%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1514 (26.35%) User Experience
2 381 (6.63%) Mobile App
3 369 (6.42%) Greenfield Project
4 346 (6.02%) Computer Science
5 251 (4.37%) Fintech
6 146 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
7 105 (1.83%) Algorithms
8 95 (1.65%) W3C
9 75 (1.31%) Data Structures
10 73 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
11 71 (1.24%) Social Media
12 57 (0.99%) Graphic Design
13 51 (0.89%) Digital Media
14 43 (0.75%) Client/Server
15 41 (0.71%) iPad
16 40 (0.70%) iPhone
17 37 (0.64%) e-Learning
18 36 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
19 34 (0.59%) Animation
20 33 (0.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 310 (5.40%) Linux
2 201 (3.50%) Android
3 196 (3.41%) Apple iOS
4 172 (2.99%) Windows
5 74 (1.29%) Unix
6 13 (0.23%) Mac OS X
7 10 (0.17%) Windows Phone
8 9 (0.16%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.10%) CentOS
10 5 (0.087%) CoreOS
10 5 (0.087%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.087%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.070%) VMS
11 4 (0.070%) Windows Phone 8
12 3 (0.052%) Debian
12 3 (0.052%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.052%) Nucleus RTOS
13 2 (0.035%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.017%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.017%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2357 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 1514 (26.35%) Web Development
3 863 (15.02%) MVC
4 847 (14.74%) TDD
5 795 (13.84%) Scrum
6 676 (11.77%) E-Commerce
7 640 (11.14%) OO
8 547 (9.52%) Responsive Web Design
9 492 (8.56%) Continuous Integration
10 471 (8.20%) Software Engineering
11 442 (7.69%) Unit Testing
12 388 (6.75%) Test Automation
13 372 (6.48%) BDD
14 300 (5.22%) Mentoring
15 274 (4.77%) OOP
16 265 (4.61%) Microservices
17 262 (4.56%) Analytics
17 262 (4.56%) Web Design
18 261 (4.54%) Open Source
19 256 (4.46%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4979 (86.67%) JavaScript
2 1182 (20.57%) PHP
3 875 (15.23%) Java
4 815 (14.19%) C#
5 630 (10.97%) SQL
6 513 (8.93%) ES6
7 300 (5.22%) Python
8 265 (4.61%) TypeScript
9 198 (3.45%) Ruby
10 117 (2.04%) T-SQL
11 97 (1.69%) C++
12 75 (1.31%) Groovy
13 67 (1.17%) ECMAScript
14 59 (1.03%) Scala
15 46 (0.80%) Go
16 45 (0.78%) C
17 39 (0.68%) Bash Shell
18 37 (0.64%) PHP 5
19 34 (0.59%) Objective-C
20 25 (0.44%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 539 (9.38%) Degree
2 167 (2.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 41 (0.71%) Security Cleared
4 32 (0.56%) SC Cleared
5 29 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
6 12 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
7 11 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (0.16%) Master's Degree
9 8 (0.14%) ISEB
10 7 (0.12%) ISTQB
10 7 (0.12%) MBA
11 5 (0.087%) PhD
11 5 (0.087%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.052%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.052%) MCSD
13 2 (0.035%) AWS Certification
13 2 (0.035%) MCAD
13 2 (0.035%) MCPD
13 2 (0.035%) PMP
13 2 (0.035%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 247 (4.30%) QA
2 39 (0.68%) WCAG
3 9 (0.16%) WAI
4 6 (0.10%) GCP
5 5 (0.087%) SLA
6 4 (0.070%) GDPR
7 2 (0.035%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.017%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 310 (5.40%) Docker
2 6 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.087%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.087%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.070%) HDFS
5 3 (0.052%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.035%) LXC
6 2 (0.035%) vSphere
7 1 (0.017%) Cygwin
7 1 (0.017%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 65 (1.13%) Kubernetes
2 34 (0.59%) Puppet
3 31 (0.54%) Ansible
4 28 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
5 18 (0.31%) Terraform
6 11 (0.19%) Mesos
7 8 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
8 6 (0.10%) Capistrano
9 5 (0.087%) Kibana
10 4 (0.070%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (0.070%) Marathon
10 4 (0.070%) Nagios
10 4 (0.070%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (0.070%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.052%) Grafana
11 3 (0.052%) logstash
11 3 (0.052%) Salt
12 2 (0.035%) Plesk
12 2 (0.035%) Prometheus
12 2 (0.035%) rkt
Vendors
1 312 (5.43%) Microsoft
2 298 (5.19%) Google
3 263 (4.58%) Adobe
4 96 (1.67%) Oracle
5 76 (1.32%) SAP
6 63 (1.10%) Twitter
7 59 (1.03%) Sitecore
8 53 (0.92%) Zend
9 35 (0.61%) Sybase
10 33 (0.57%) Facebook
10 33 (0.57%) Perforce
10 33 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
11 31 (0.54%) CA Agile Central
12 30 (0.52%) Xamarin
13 29 (0.50%) Tableau
14 28 (0.49%) Apple
15 26 (0.45%) Capita
16 22 (0.38%) hybris
17 19 (0.33%) Cognos
18 17 (0.30%) Atlassian