Period
to 14 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 14 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
South East > Kent
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 92 69
Rank change year-on-year +20 -23 +36
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 39 37 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.95% 2.20% 3.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 2.49% 4.36%
Number of salaries quoted 34 34 80
Kent median annual salary £45,000 £36,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.14% +3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £35,000 £23,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £52,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%

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 Kent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1150 1487 1925
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 87.06% 88.56% 88.34%
Number of salaries quoted 967 1298 1715
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.19% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,963 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Front End Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Front End Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Development in Kent

Front End Development
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front End Development in Kent.

Salary trend for Front End Development in Kent

Front End Development
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Development in Kent over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Front End Development in Kent

Front End Development
Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 6 months to 14 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
Tunbridge Wells -3 6 £40,000 -15.79%
Dartford - 5 £50,000 -
Tonbridge - 4 £42,500 -
West Malling - 4 £47,500 -
Stansted - 3 £24,000 -
Maidstone +23 1 £40,000 -40.74%
Front End Development
South East

For the 6 months to 14 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 Kent region with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 39 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 39 (100.00%) CSS
2 36 (92.31%) HTML
3 26 (66.67%) AngularJS
4 25 (64.10%) Web Development
5 24 (61.54%) jQuery
6 23 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
6 23 (58.97%) React
7 19 (48.72%) MVC
8 17 (43.59%) .NET
8 17 (43.59%) C#
8 17 (43.59%) ASP.NET
8 17 (43.59%) CSS3
8 17 (43.59%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (43.59%) HTML5
9 16 (41.03%) REST
9 16 (41.03%) Scrum
10 15 (38.46%) OO
11 14 (35.90%) SQL Server
11 14 (35.90%) SQL
11 14 (35.90%) WCF
11 14 (35.90%) Kanban
12 13 (33.33%) Finance
13 11 (28.21%) .NET Framework
13 11 (28.21%) T-SQL
13 11 (28.21%) Web Services
13 11 (28.21%) W3C
13 11 (28.21%) OOD
13 11 (28.21%) Domain-Driven Design
13 11 (28.21%) Entity Framework

Front End Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Photoshop
2 3 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (35.90%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) GIS
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (28.21%) Moq
2 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Electronics
2 5 (12.82%) Swedish Language
3 4 (10.26%) Advertising
4 3 (7.69%) Marketing
5 1 (2.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 39 (100.00%) Developer
2 17 (43.59%) .NET Developer
2 17 (43.59%) C# .NET Developer
2 17 (43.59%) C# Developer
3 15 (38.46%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 14 (35.90%) .NET Web Developer
4 14 (35.90%) ASP.NET Developer
4 14 (35.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 14 (35.90%) C# Web Developer
4 14 (35.90%) Web Developer
5 6 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Designer
6 3 (7.69%) Junior
6 3 (7.69%) Junior Designer
6 3 (7.69%) Junior Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (5.13%) Android Developer
7 2 (5.13%) iOS Android Developer
7 2 (5.13%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (100.00%) CSS
2 36 (92.31%) HTML
3 26 (66.67%) AngularJS
4 24 (61.54%) jQuery
5 23 (58.97%) React
6 17 (43.59%) .NET
6 17 (43.59%) ASP.NET
6 17 (43.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (43.59%) CSS3
6 17 (43.59%) HTML5
7 16 (41.03%) REST
8 14 (35.90%) WCF
9 11 (28.21%) .NET Framework
9 11 (28.21%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (28.21%) Entity Framework
9 11 (28.21%) Razor View Engine
9 11 (28.21%) Web Services
10 10 (25.64%) JSON
11 8 (20.51%) Ajax
12 5 (12.82%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) W3C
2 10 (25.64%) User Experience
3 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (12.82%) Mobile App
4 3 (7.69%) BBC
5 2 (5.13%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Android
1 5 (12.82%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.13%) Unix
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) Web Development
2 23 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (48.72%) MVC
4 16 (41.03%) Scrum
5 15 (38.46%) OO
6 14 (35.90%) Kanban
7 11 (28.21%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 11 (28.21%) Domain-Driven Design
7 11 (28.21%) OOD
8 6 (15.38%) SEO
9 5 (12.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (12.82%) Cross-Browser Development
9 5 (12.82%) Prototyping
9 5 (12.82%) SDLC
9 5 (12.82%) TDD
10 3 (7.69%) Unit Testing
10 3 (7.69%) Web Application Development
11 2 (5.13%) Android Development
11 2 (5.13%) Statistics
11 2 (5.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (43.59%) C#
3 14 (35.90%) SQL
4 11 (28.21%) T-SQL
5 5 (12.82%) PHP
6 4 (10.26%) Java
6 4 (10.26%) Python
7 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
8 2 (5.13%) ECMAScript
9 1 (2.56%) ES6
9 1 (2.56%) Go
9 1 (2.56%) GraphQL
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) Adobe