Period
to 8 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 8 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
England > London
6 months to
8 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 85 86 85
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 -9
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 1,031 1,870 2,277
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 3.64% 3.74% 3.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.89% 4.00% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 970 1,744 2,056
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £93,750 £87,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +5.26%

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 London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 26,529 46,710 57,576
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 93.71% 93.54% 92.87%
Number of salaries quoted 21,578 37,837 47,196
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £35,963
90th Percentile £103,750 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Front End Development
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Front End Development as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Development in London

Front End Development
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Front End Development in London.

Salary trend for Front End Development in London

Front End Development
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Front End Development in London over the 6 months to 8 March 2021.

Salary histogram for Front End Development in London

Front End Development
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 8 March 2021. 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
Central London -29 151 £67,500 -3.57% 116
South London +1 24 £62,500 -3.85% 1
West London -12 19 £57,500 -8.00% 34
East London +19 10 £47,500 -7.32% 34
North London - 4 £52,500 - 2
Front End Development
England

For the 6 months to 8 March 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 749 (72.65%) JavaScript
2 510 (49.47%) CSS
3 509 (49.37%) HTML
4 452 (43.84%) React
5 419 (40.64%) Agile Software Development
6 319 (30.94%) TypeScript
7 292 (28.32%) AngularJS
8 271 (26.29%) Node.js
9 230 (22.31%) User Experience
10 204 (19.79%) AWS
11 199 (19.30%) Redux
12 195 (18.91%) HTML5
13 188 (18.23%) Finance
14 186 (18.04%) TDD
15 176 (17.07%) Git (software)
16 170 (16.49%) Software Engineering
17 166 (16.10%) Vue.js
18 151 (14.65%) CSS3
19 148 (14.35%) Sass
20 144 (13.97%) Docker
21 141 (13.68%) Microservices
22 135 (13.09%) Python
23 131 (12.71%) Java
24 123 (11.93%) ES6
25 121 (11.74%) DevOps
26 114 (11.06%) Fintech
27 109 (10.57%) Jest
27 109 (10.57%) Scrum
28 107 (10.38%) C#
29 105 (10.18%) webpack

Front End Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 35 (3.39%) CMS
2 30 (2.91%) WordPress
3 25 (2.42%) Confluence
4 11 (1.07%) Moodle
5 9 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (0.87%) Headless CMS
6 6 (0.58%) SharePoint
6 6 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 5 (0.48%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.39%) Drupal
9 3 (0.29%) nginx
10 2 (0.19%) Apache
10 2 (0.19%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.097%) Content Management Server
11 1 (0.097%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.097%) GemFire
11 1 (0.097%) Mendix
Applications
1 26 (2.52%) Photoshop
1 26 (2.52%) Sketch
2 19 (1.84%) Figma
3 18 (1.75%) InVision
4 15 (1.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 12 (1.16%) Chatbot
5 12 (1.16%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (0.48%) Adobe After Effects
6 5 (0.48%) Zeplin
7 3 (0.29%) Adobe XD
7 3 (0.29%) CINEMA 4D
7 3 (0.29%) Flinto
7 3 (0.29%) GIMP
8 2 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.19%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.19%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.19%) Revit
8 2 (0.19%) UXPin
9 1 (0.097%) Inkscape
Business Applications
1 18 (1.75%) Shopify
2 11 (1.07%) Magento
3 4 (0.39%) Maximo
3 4 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.097%) OpenText MBPM
4 1 (0.097%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.097%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.097%) StreamServe
4 1 (0.097%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 204 (19.79%) AWS
2 91 (8.83%) Azure
3 78 (7.57%) SaaS
4 59 (5.72%) Serverless
5 56 (5.43%) GCP
6 44 (4.27%) GitHub
7 42 (4.07%) npm
8 19 (1.84%) Azure Functions
8 19 (1.84%) PaaS
9 16 (1.55%) AWS Lambda
9 16 (1.55%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 14 (1.36%) AWS CloudFormation
11 12 (1.16%) Asana
11 12 (1.16%) Azure Machine Learning
12 11 (1.07%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 10 (0.97%) Google Analytics
14 9 (0.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 9 (0.87%) CloudBees
14 9 (0.87%) Power Platform
15 8 (0.78%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.45%) Internet
2 5 (0.48%) HTTP
3 2 (0.19%) Broadband
3 2 (0.19%) Intranet
3 2 (0.19%) SSH
4 1 (0.097%) Skype
4 1 (0.097%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (4.66%) MySQL
2 34 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
3 27 (2.62%) MongoDB
4 24 (2.33%) SQL Server
5 17 (1.65%) Big Data
5 17 (1.65%) Cosmos DB
5 17 (1.65%) Relational Database
6 16 (1.55%) NoSQL
6 16 (1.55%) Redis
7 14 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
8 9 (0.87%) Hadoop
9 7 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (0.58%) Blockchain
11 4 (0.39%) CouchDB
11 4 (0.39%) Power BI
11 4 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.39%) SQL Server 2016
12 3 (0.29%) Amazon Aurora
12 3 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 176 (17.07%) Git (software)
2 105 (10.18%) webpack
3 61 (5.92%) Cypress.io
4 38 (3.69%) Jenkins
5 36 (3.49%) Babel
5 36 (3.49%) gulp
5 36 (3.49%) JIRA
6 34 (3.30%) Grunt
7 31 (3.01%) Selenium
8 28 (2.72%) Mocha
9 17 (1.65%) Jasmine
10 16 (1.55%) Maven
10 16 (1.55%) TeamCity
11 15 (1.45%) Storybook
12 14 (1.36%) GitLab
12 14 (1.36%) Gradle
12 14 (1.36%) Protractor
13 13 (1.26%) CircleCI
13 13 (1.26%) PhantomJS
14 12 (1.16%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 188 (18.23%) Finance
2 74 (7.18%) Marketing
3 55 (5.33%) Retail
4 51 (4.95%) Banking
5 40 (3.88%) Games
6 35 (3.39%) Front Office
7 28 (2.72%) Public Sector
8 25 (2.42%) Advertising
9 13 (1.26%) Manufacturing
10 12 (1.16%) Financial Institution
11 11 (1.07%) Automotive
12 10 (0.97%) Back Office
12 10 (0.97%) Publishing
13 8 (0.78%) Investment Banking
14 7 (0.68%) Telecoms
15 6 (0.58%) Law
16 5 (0.48%) Brand Awareness
17 4 (0.39%) Legal
18 2 (0.19%) Electronics
19 1 (0.097%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 862 (83.61%) Developer
2 551 (53.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 277 (26.87%) Senior Developer
4 191 (18.53%) React Developer
5 187 (18.14%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 96 (9.31%) JavaScript Developer
7 70 (6.79%) Full Stack Developer
8 66 (6.40%) Angular Developer
9 56 (5.43%) Senior React Developer
10 47 (4.56%) Software Engineer
11 34 (3.30%) Python Developer
12 32 (3.10%) C# Developer
13 30 (2.91%) HTML Developer
14 29 (2.81%) Lead Developer
15 25 (2.42%) .NET Developer
16 23 (2.23%) HTML CSS Developer
16 23 (2.23%) Web Developer
17 22 (2.13%) AWS Developer
18 20 (1.94%) UI Developer
19 19 (1.84%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 510 (49.47%) CSS
2 509 (49.37%) HTML
3 452 (43.84%) React
4 292 (28.32%) AngularJS
5 271 (26.29%) Node.js
6 199 (19.30%) Redux
7 195 (18.91%) HTML5
8 166 (16.10%) Vue.js
9 151 (14.65%) CSS3
10 148 (14.35%) Sass
11 109 (10.57%) Jest
12 98 (9.51%) .NET
13 77 (7.47%) GraphQL
13 77 (7.47%) REST
14 68 (6.60%) React Native
15 63 (6.11%) RESTful
16 51 (4.95%) jQuery
17 48 (4.66%) Django
18 47 (4.56%) Web Services
19 46 (4.46%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 230 (22.31%) User Experience
2 74 (7.18%) Greenfield Project
3 61 (5.92%) Mobile App
4 54 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
5 31 (3.01%) Blog
6 23 (2.23%) Algorithms
7 22 (2.13%) Hedge funds
8 21 (2.04%) Data Structures
9 20 (1.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 11 (1.07%) Equities
10 11 (1.07%) Fixed Income
11 10 (0.97%) Graphic Design
11 10 (0.97%) N-Tier
12 9 (0.87%) Social Media
12 9 (0.87%) Wiki
13 8 (0.78%) Derivative
13 8 (0.78%) Digital Media
13 8 (0.78%) Video\Live Streaming
13 8 (0.78%) Virtual Team
14 7 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 42 (4.07%) Linux
2 35 (3.39%) Android
3 31 (3.01%) Apple iOS
4 15 (1.45%) Windows
5 5 (0.48%) Debian
5 5 (0.48%) Unix
6 1 (0.097%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.097%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 419 (40.64%) Agile Software Development
2 186 (18.04%) TDD
3 170 (16.49%) Software Engineering
4 141 (13.68%) Microservices
5 121 (11.74%) DevOps
6 114 (11.06%) Fintech
7 109 (10.57%) Scrum
8 96 (9.31%) OO
9 92 (8.92%) Web Development
10 91 (8.83%) Unit Testing
11 77 (7.47%) Computer Science
12 76 (7.37%) Analytics
12 76 (7.37%) Problem-Solving
12 76 (7.37%) Test Automation
13 74 (7.18%) Continuous Integration
14 70 (6.79%) BDD
15 68 (6.60%) E-Commerce
15 68 (6.60%) OOP
16 66 (6.40%) Machine Learning
17 63 (6.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 749 (72.65%) JavaScript
2 319 (30.94%) TypeScript
3 135 (13.09%) Python
4 131 (12.71%) Java
5 123 (11.93%) ES6
6 107 (10.38%) C#
7 87 (8.44%) PHP
8 52 (5.04%) SQL
9 28 (2.72%) Go
10 21 (2.04%) Java 8
10 21 (2.04%) Ruby
11 16 (1.55%) Kotlin
12 15 (1.45%) ES7
13 14 (1.36%) Scala
14 13 (1.26%) C
15 12 (1.16%) C++
16 11 (1.07%) Rust
17 8 (0.78%) Objective-C
18 7 (0.68%) Clojure
18 7 (0.68%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 96 (9.31%) Degree
2 29 (2.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (1.84%) Security Cleared
4 13 (1.26%) SC Cleared
5 9 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 7 (0.68%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.39%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.39%) PhD
8 1 (0.097%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.097%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (5.24%) QA
2 2 (0.19%) WCAG
3 1 (0.097%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.097%) NCSC
3 1 (0.097%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.097%) WAI
System Software
1 144 (13.97%) Docker
2 6 (0.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 57 (5.53%) Kubernetes
2 20 (1.94%) Terraform
3 8 (0.78%) Ansible
4 6 (0.58%) Puppet
4 6 (0.58%) Rancher
5 1 (0.097%) Grafana
5 1 (0.097%) Icinga
5 1 (0.097%) OpenView
5 1 (0.097%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 45 (4.36%) Google
2 40 (3.88%) Microsoft
3 38 (3.69%) Adobe
4 28 (2.72%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (1.26%) IBM
6 11 (1.07%) DoubleClick
7 9 (0.87%) Sony
8 8 (0.78%) Atlassian
8 8 (0.78%) Sitecore
9 7 (0.68%) Oracle
10 6 (0.58%) Xamarin
11 4 (0.39%) Autodesk
11 4 (0.39%) Spotify
11 4 (0.39%) Twitter
12 3 (0.29%) Databricks
12 3 (0.29%) PagerDuty
12 3 (0.29%) Samsung
13 2 (0.19%) BT
13 2 (0.19%) Facebook
13 2 (0.19%) Yahoo!