Period
to 15 December 2018

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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
South East > Kent
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 72 91
Rank change year-on-year +6 +19 -24
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 22 39 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.40% 2.97% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.59% 3.28% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 22 34 35
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,750 £35,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £52,500 £51,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 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 849 1,189 1,515
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 92.79% 90.49% 89.86%
Number of salaries quoted 680 1,002 1,318
Kent median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% - +2.41%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £60,125 £63,967 £62,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 15 December 2018.

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 15 December 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
Tunbridge Wells +9 6 £47,500 +18.75% 6
Canterbury - 3 £35,000 - 1
West Malling +4 2 £27,500 -42.11% 1
Dartford +10 1 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Deal - 1 £37,500 -
Front End Development
South East

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 Kent region with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 18 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 16 (72.73%) C#
2 16 (72.73%) jQuery
3 15 (68.18%) .NET
3 15 (68.18%) AngularJS
4 14 (63.64%) React
5 13 (59.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (54.55%) Kanban
6 12 (54.55%) Scrum
7 11 (50.00%) HTML
7 11 (50.00%) CSS
8 10 (45.45%) npm
9 9 (40.91%) Bower
9 9 (40.91%) User Experience
9 9 (40.91%) Project Management
9 9 (40.91%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (40.91%) Twitter
9 9 (40.91%) Agile Project Management
10 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
11 7 (31.82%) Web Development
12 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
12 6 (27.27%) Sass
13 5 (22.73%) HTML5
13 5 (22.73%) CSS3
13 5 (22.73%) MVC
13 5 (22.73%) Photoshop
14 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
14 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
14 4 (18.18%) SQL Server

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 4 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (9.09%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Photoshop
2 4 (18.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (18.18%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 10 (45.45%) npm
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Bower
1 9 (40.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
3 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
4 2 (9.09%) webpack
5 1 (4.55%) gulp
5 1 (4.55%) Jasmine
5 1 (4.55%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 1 (4.55%) Games
1 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) .NET Developer
2 7 (31.82%) C# .NET Developer
2 7 (31.82%) C# Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (18.18%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Angular Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (9.09%) React Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Graduate
6 1 (4.55%) Graduate Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Graduate JavaScript Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Python Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) jQuery
2 15 (68.18%) .NET
2 15 (68.18%) AngularJS
3 14 (63.64%) React
4 13 (59.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 11 (50.00%) CSS
5 11 (50.00%) HTML
6 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
6 6 (27.27%) Sass
7 5 (22.73%) CSS3
7 5 (22.73%) HTML5
8 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (18.18%) LESS
9 2 (9.09%) Vue.js
10 1 (4.55%) Angular 2
10 1 (4.55%) Flot
10 1 (4.55%) Highcharts JS
10 1 (4.55%) lodash
10 1 (4.55%) Redux
10 1 (4.55%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) User Experience
2 4 (18.18%) W3C
3 1 (4.55%) Fintech
3 1 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) Kanban
2 12 (54.55%) Scrum
3 9 (40.91%) Agile Project Management
3 9 (40.91%) Project Management
4 7 (31.82%) Web Development
5 5 (22.73%) MVC
6 4 (18.18%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 4 (18.18%) Domain-Driven Design
6 4 (18.18%) SOLID
6 4 (18.18%) TDD
6 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
7 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
7 3 (13.64%) OO
8 2 (9.09%) Content Management
8 2 (9.09%) SDLC
8 2 (9.09%) SEO
9 1 (4.55%) Procedural Programming
9 1 (4.55%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 16 (72.73%) C#
3 3 (13.64%) Python
4 2 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (4.55%) PHP
5 1 (4.55%) TypeScript
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Twitter
2 4 (18.18%) Adobe
3 1 (4.55%) Tableau