Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 88 85 88
Rank change year-on-year -3 +3 +12
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 4,692 5,679 5,290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 3.34% 3.50% 3.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.64% 3.81% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3,999 5,093 4,742
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £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 128,865 148,930 153,385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 91.69% 91.83% 91.34%
Number of salaries quoted 102,671 120,665 127,837
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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 +2 2,330 £62,500 +4.17% 528
South East -10 834 £45,000 - 181
North of England -12 661 £42,500 +17.24% 228
North West -6 365 £45,000 +20.00% 150
East of England +73 317 £45,000 - 73
Midlands -40 280 £37,500 +15.38% 156
Yorkshire -10 266 £40,000 +14.29% 60
South West -10 249 £40,000 -5.88% 95
West Midlands -43 170 £37,500 +15.38% 86
East Midlands -24 109 £37,500 +15.38% 70
North East +15 30 £40,000 +33.33% 18
South Coast - 2 - -
Front End Development
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 3,854 (82.14%) JavaScript
2 3,218 (68.58%) HTML
3 3,196 (68.12%) CSS
4 2,155 (45.93%) AngularJS
5 1,949 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
6 1,754 (37.38%) React
7 1,574 (33.55%) HTML5
8 1,188 (25.32%) CSS3
9 1,124 (23.96%) Git (software)
10 1,117 (23.81%) User Experience
11 1,094 (23.32%) jQuery
12 981 (20.91%) Sass
13 918 (19.57%) Node.js
14 905 (19.29%) Web Development
15 877 (18.69%) C#
16 851 (18.14%) .NET
17 790 (16.84%) TDD
18 694 (14.79%) ES6
19 673 (14.34%) Software Engineering
20 653 (13.92%) Vue.js
21 627 (13.36%) Scrum
22 600 (12.79%) Java
23 591 (12.60%) PHP
24 590 (12.57%) Finance
25 581 (12.38%) SQL
26 553 (11.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
27 552 (11.76%) Redux
28 543 (11.57%) MVC
29 519 (11.06%) RESTful
30 494 (10.53%) 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
1 311 (6.63%) CMS
2 156 (3.32%) WordPress
3 136 (2.90%) Elasticsearch
4 109 (2.32%) Confluence
5 97 (2.07%) Apache
6 82 (1.75%) Umbraco
7 62 (1.32%) Drupal
8 60 (1.28%) IIS
9 59 (1.26%) SharePoint
10 42 (0.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 35 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
11 35 (0.75%) Tomcat
12 31 (0.66%) Kentico
13 29 (0.62%) nginx
14 27 (0.58%) Ethereum
15 19 (0.40%) EPiServer
16 18 (0.38%) Apache Solr
17 17 (0.36%) Apache Spark
18 16 (0.34%) JBoss
19 12 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 218 (4.65%) Photoshop
2 101 (2.15%) Adobe Illustrator
3 35 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 32 (0.68%) InVision
5 14 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
6 11 (0.23%) Adobe After Effects
7 10 (0.21%) Chatbot
8 9 (0.19%) Flinto
8 9 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
9 7 (0.15%) Fireworks
9 7 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
10 6 (0.13%) InDesign
11 5 (0.11%) GIMP
12 4 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
13 3 (0.064%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 2 (0.043%) Adobe Premiere
14 2 (0.043%) Final Cut Pro
14 2 (0.043%) MS Visio
14 2 (0.043%) Snapchat
Business Applications
1 96 (2.05%) Magento
2 49 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 25 (0.53%) Shopify
4 23 (0.49%) Actimize
5 14 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
6 9 (0.19%) Distributed Ledger
7 8 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
7 8 (0.17%) Eloqua
8 7 (0.15%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 5 (0.11%) WebTrends
10 4 (0.085%) SAP Business One
11 3 (0.064%) SAP Hybris
12 2 (0.043%) Ripple
13 1 (0.021%) NetSuite
13 1 (0.021%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 426 (9.08%) Amazon AWS
2 334 (7.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 200 (4.26%) npm
4 166 (3.54%) SaaS
5 148 (3.15%) GitHub
6 81 (1.73%) Serverless
7 67 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
8 42 (0.90%) Office 365
9 38 (0.81%) Yarn
10 33 (0.70%) Heroku
11 32 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
12 31 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
12 31 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
12 31 (0.66%) PaaS
13 29 (0.62%) Google Analytics
14 27 (0.58%) Amazon S3
15 21 (0.45%) Azure Data Factory
16 16 (0.34%) IaaS
17 13 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
18 11 (0.23%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 123 (2.62%) Internet
2 85 (1.81%) HTTP
3 27 (0.58%) Intranet
4 16 (0.34%) DNS
5 14 (0.30%) AMQP
6 12 (0.26%) FTP
6 12 (0.26%) SSH
7 11 (0.23%) SSL
8 9 (0.19%) iBeacon
8 9 (0.19%) Wireless
9 7 (0.15%) SMS
10 6 (0.13%) Broadband
11 5 (0.11%) MQTT
12 3 (0.064%) Bluetooth
12 3 (0.064%) Extranet
12 3 (0.064%) NFC
13 2 (0.043%) Network Security
13 2 (0.043%) Radio Access Network
13 2 (0.043%) Skype
13 2 (0.043%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 403 (8.59%) SQL Server
2 345 (7.35%) MySQL
3 204 (4.35%) NoSQL
4 202 (4.31%) MongoDB
5 141 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
6 117 (2.49%) Relational Database
7 105 (2.24%) Redis
8 98 (2.09%) Big Data
9 63 (1.34%) Blockchain
10 58 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
11 54 (1.15%) Hadoop
12 34 (0.72%) RDBMS
13 32 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
14 28 (0.60%) HBase
15 22 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 22 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 20 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
17 19 (0.40%) Apache Hive
17 19 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 18 (0.38%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1,124 (23.96%) Git (software)
2 494 (10.53%) webpack
3 405 (8.63%) gulp
4 256 (5.46%) Grunt
5 246 (5.24%) JIRA
6 197 (4.20%) Visual Studio
7 177 (3.77%) Jasmine
8 166 (3.54%) Jenkins
9 125 (2.66%) Subversion
10 86 (1.83%) Karma Test Runner
11 83 (1.77%) Mocha
12 78 (1.66%) Babel
12 78 (1.66%) Selenium
13 75 (1.60%) Maven
14 68 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
15 60 (1.28%) Cucumber
16 49 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 47 (1.00%) Bitbucket
18 39 (0.83%) Protractor
19 38 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 590 (12.57%) Finance
2 262 (5.58%) Marketing
3 247 (5.26%) Retail
4 232 (4.94%) Banking
5 177 (3.77%) Games
6 86 (1.83%) Advertising
7 68 (1.45%) Telecoms
8 64 (1.36%) Automotive
9 56 (1.19%) Investment Banking
10 55 (1.17%) Legal
11 49 (1.04%) Law
12 48 (1.02%) Front Office
13 45 (0.96%) Publishing
14 36 (0.77%) Manufacturing
15 17 (0.36%) Financial Institution
16 15 (0.32%) Multimedia
17 12 (0.26%) Billing
18 11 (0.23%) Military
18 11 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
19 8 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4,178 (89.05%) Developer
2 2,884 (61.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 865 (18.44%) JavaScript Developer
4 741 (15.79%) Senior Developer
5 503 (10.72%) React Developer
6 498 (10.61%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 355 (7.57%) Angular Developer
8 345 (7.35%) HTML Developer
9 320 (6.82%) Web Developer
10 286 (6.10%) HTML CSS Developer
11 264 (5.63%) .NET Developer
12 243 (5.18%) C# Developer
13 238 (5.07%) Software Developer
14 214 (4.56%) Lead Developer
15 201 (4.28%) Full Stack Developer
16 179 (3.82%) Java Developer
17 178 (3.79%) Software Engineer
18 175 (3.73%) Junior
19 169 (3.60%) Junior Developer
20 152 (3.24%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,218 (68.58%) HTML
2 3,196 (68.12%) CSS
3 2,155 (45.93%) AngularJS
4 1,754 (37.38%) React
5 1,574 (33.55%) HTML5
6 1,188 (25.32%) CSS3
7 1,094 (23.32%) jQuery
8 981 (20.91%) Sass
9 918 (19.57%) Node.js
10 851 (18.14%) .NET
11 653 (13.92%) Vue.js
12 553 (11.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 552 (11.76%) Redux
14 519 (11.06%) RESTful
15 461 (9.83%) Web Services
16 442 (9.42%) ASP.NET
17 415 (8.84%) REST
18 375 (7.99%) LESS
19 332 (7.08%) Angular 2
20 295 (6.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1,117 (23.81%) User Experience
2 406 (8.65%) Greenfield Project
3 318 (6.78%) Fintech
4 240 (5.12%) Mobile App
5 161 (3.43%) Analytical Skills
6 157 (3.35%) Self-Motivation
7 75 (1.60%) Algorithms
8 66 (1.41%) Data Structures
9 65 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
10 58 (1.24%) Social Media
11 44 (0.94%) Graphic Design
12 40 (0.85%) W3C
13 34 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 30 (0.64%) Robotics
15 28 (0.60%) Virtual Team
16 27 (0.58%) Animation
16 27 (0.58%) Blog
17 25 (0.53%) Bitcoin
17 25 (0.53%) Equities
18 24 (0.51%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 250 (5.33%) Linux
2 114 (2.43%) Windows
3 110 (2.34%) Android
4 103 (2.20%) Apple iOS
5 23 (0.49%) Unix
6 21 (0.45%) Windows Server
7 18 (0.38%) Windows 10
8 14 (0.30%) VMS
9 13 (0.28%) CentOS
10 12 (0.26%) Ubuntu
11 10 (0.21%) Debian
11 10 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.15%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.064%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.021%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,949 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
2 905 (19.29%) Web Development
3 790 (16.84%) TDD
4 673 (14.34%) Software Engineering
5 627 (13.36%) Scrum
6 543 (11.57%) MVC
7 431 (9.19%) E-Commerce
8 391 (8.33%) Unit Testing
9 368 (7.84%) OO
10 352 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
11 350 (7.46%) Responsive Web Design
12 334 (7.12%) Test Automation
13 323 (6.88%) Microservices
14 318 (6.78%) Problem-Solving
15 300 (6.39%) DevOps
16 287 (6.12%) BDD
17 271 (5.78%) Computer Science
18 230 (4.90%) OOP
19 226 (4.82%) Mentoring
20 225 (4.80%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3,854 (82.14%) JavaScript
2 877 (18.69%) C#
3 694 (14.79%) ES6
4 600 (12.79%) Java
5 591 (12.60%) PHP
6 581 (12.38%) SQL
7 456 (9.72%) TypeScript
8 389 (8.29%) Python
9 159 (3.39%) Ruby
10 80 (1.71%) T-SQL
11 72 (1.53%) ES7
12 69 (1.47%) C++
12 69 (1.47%) Java 8
13 62 (1.32%) Scala
14 49 (1.04%) Perl
15 48 (1.02%) Apple Swift
16 44 (0.94%) C
16 44 (0.94%) Go
17 43 (0.92%) VB.NET
18 36 (0.77%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 387 (8.25%) Degree
2 162 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 48 (1.02%) Security Cleared
4 41 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 35 (0.75%) SC Cleared
6 32 (0.68%) Numerate Degree
7 16 (0.34%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.15%) TOGAF Certification
9 6 (0.13%) MCPD
10 5 (0.11%) PhD
11 3 (0.064%) HND
11 3 (0.064%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.043%) CISSP
12 2 (0.043%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.043%) ISEB
12 2 (0.043%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.043%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.043%) MCSD
13 1 (0.021%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.021%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 234 (4.99%) QA
2 23 (0.49%) GDPR
3 17 (0.36%) WAI
4 16 (0.34%) WCAG
5 12 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.23%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
7 6 (0.13%) PMO
8 2 (0.043%) SLA
9 1 (0.021%) Section 508
System Software
1 296 (6.31%) Docker
2 21 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
3 15 (0.32%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.17%) Varnish
5 7 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (0.13%) vSphere
7 3 (0.064%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.064%) HDFS
8 2 (0.043%) etcd
8 2 (0.043%) Firmware
9 1 (0.021%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.021%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 66 (1.41%) Kubernetes
2 33 (0.70%) Ansible
3 25 (0.53%) Marathon
3 25 (0.53%) Mesos
4 19 (0.40%) Kibana
4 19 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
5 17 (0.36%) logstash
6 16 (0.34%) Terraform
7 12 (0.26%) Puppet
8 9 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.043%) Capistrano
9 2 (0.043%) Consul
9 2 (0.043%) Grafana
10 1 (0.021%) LiteSpeed
10 1 (0.021%) Nagios
10 1 (0.021%) Salt
10 1 (0.021%) TeamSite
10 1 (0.021%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 314 (6.69%) Microsoft
2 204 (4.35%) Adobe
3 117 (2.49%) Google
4 114 (2.43%) Oracle
5 56 (1.19%) Sitecore
6 49 (1.04%) Xamarin
7 41 (0.87%) Atlassian
8 40 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
9 34 (0.72%) SAP
10 29 (0.62%) Zend
11 22 (0.47%) Tableau
12 21 (0.45%) Software AG
13 20 (0.43%) Blue Prism
14 19 (0.40%) Facebook
15 18 (0.38%) Rackspace
16 17 (0.36%) IBM
16 17 (0.36%) Twitter
17 16 (0.34%) WooCommerce
18 15 (0.32%) Cypress Semiconductor
18 15 (0.32%) Terracotta