Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 66 95
Rank change year-on-year -16 +29 -19
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 266 365 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.68% 4.70% 3.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.06% 5.10% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 227 310 177
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.88% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £56,750 £60,000 £56,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +10.39% +10.00% -6.67%

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 Manchester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,558 7,154 6,787
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 90.66% 92.02% 92.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5,401 5,916 5,803
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Front End Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Front End Development in Manchester

Front End Development
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Front End Development in Manchester

Front End Development
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Development in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Front End Development in Manchester

Front End Development
Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 6 months to 20 October 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
Stockport +18 19 £47,500 - 8
Salford -4 9 £37,000 -32.73% 1
Altrincham -7 6 £56,000 +60.00% 2
Bury -3 5 £33,000 +10.00% 1
Bolton - 1 £38,500 -
Wigan - 1 £45,000 -
Front End Development
North West

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 230 (86.47%) JavaScript
2 199 (74.81%) HTML
3 196 (73.68%) CSS
4 136 (51.13%) AngularJS
5 124 (46.62%) React
6 107 (40.23%) Agile Software Development
7 103 (38.72%) HTML5
8 67 (25.19%) Node.js
8 67 (25.19%) CSS3
9 66 (24.81%) User Experience
10 57 (21.43%) Sass
11 51 (19.17%) PHP
12 43 (16.17%) jQuery
13 42 (15.79%) Git (software)
13 42 (15.79%) .NET
14 40 (15.04%) C#
15 38 (14.29%) E-Commerce
16 37 (13.91%) TDD
17 35 (13.16%) LESS
18 34 (12.78%) Finance
18 34 (12.78%) Java
19 33 (12.41%) Responsive Web Design
20 32 (12.03%) MVC
21 31 (11.65%) Unit Testing
21 31 (11.65%) webpack
22 30 (11.28%) gulp
22 30 (11.28%) Grunt
23 29 (10.90%) Software Engineering
24 28 (10.53%) Web Development
24 28 (10.53%) RESTful

Front End Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 16 (6.02%) Apache
2 11 (4.14%) CMS
2 11 (4.14%) WordPress
3 6 (2.26%) IIS
3 6 (2.26%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (1.13%) Sitefinity
5 3 (1.13%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.38%) Drupal
7 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.38%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (0.38%) nginx
7 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (3.76%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (1.13%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.75%) InDesign
4 2 (0.75%) InVision
Business Applications
1 8 (3.01%) Magento
2 1 (0.38%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.52%) npm
2 11 (4.14%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.63%) GitHub
3 7 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.26%) SaaS
5 5 (1.88%) BrowserStack
5 5 (1.88%) Office 365
6 3 (1.13%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.13%) Yarn
7 2 (0.75%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.38%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.14%) HTTP
2 3 (1.13%) Internet
2 3 (1.13%) Intranet
3 2 (0.75%) SMS
4 1 (0.38%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.77%) MySQL
2 9 (3.38%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (3.38%) NoSQL
3 8 (3.01%) Big Data
3 8 (3.01%) SQL Server
4 7 (2.63%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.38%) CouchDB
5 1 (0.38%) Redis
5 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 42 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 31 (11.65%) webpack
3 30 (11.28%) Grunt
3 30 (11.28%) gulp
4 18 (6.77%) Babel
4 18 (6.77%) Visual Studio
5 12 (4.51%) Jasmine
6 9 (3.38%) Karma Test Runner
7 8 (3.01%) Mocha
8 6 (2.26%) Jenkins
9 5 (1.88%) Mercurial
9 5 (1.88%) PhantomJS
9 5 (1.88%) Protractor
9 5 (1.88%) Selenium
9 5 (1.88%) Subversion
9 5 (1.88%) Xcode
10 4 (1.50%) GitLab
10 4 (1.50%) Gradle
10 4 (1.50%) JIRA
11 3 (1.13%) Cucumber
General
1 34 (12.78%) Finance
2 25 (9.40%) Banking
3 16 (6.02%) Investment Banking
3 16 (6.02%) Law
4 15 (5.64%) Retail
5 13 (4.89%) Advertising
6 11 (4.14%) Games
7 7 (2.63%) Legal
8 6 (2.26%) Marketing
9 3 (1.13%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.75%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.38%) Automotive
11 1 (0.38%) Electronics
11 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 245 (92.11%) Developer
2 183 (68.80%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 42 (15.79%) Senior Developer
4 38 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
5 36 (13.53%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 24 (9.02%) Angular Developer
7 21 (7.89%) HTML Developer
8 19 (7.14%) React Developer
9 17 (6.39%) HTML CSS Developer
9 17 (6.39%) Lead Developer
10 15 (5.64%) Software Developer
11 10 (3.76%) C# Developer
11 10 (3.76%) Software Engineer
11 10 (3.76%) Web Developer
12 8 (3.01%) Perl Developer
13 6 (2.26%) .NET Developer
13 6 (2.26%) Android Developer
14 5 (1.88%) Node.js Developer
14 5 (1.88%) PHP Developer
14 5 (1.88%) WordPress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (74.81%) HTML
2 196 (73.68%) CSS
3 136 (51.13%) AngularJS
4 124 (46.62%) React
5 103 (38.72%) HTML5
6 67 (25.19%) CSS3
6 67 (25.19%) Node.js
7 57 (21.43%) Sass
8 43 (16.17%) jQuery
9 42 (15.79%) .NET
10 35 (13.16%) LESS
11 28 (10.53%) RESTful
12 27 (10.15%) Redux
12 27 (10.15%) Vue.js
13 25 (9.40%) Ember.js
14 20 (7.52%) ASP.NET
15 18 (6.77%) React Native
16 17 (6.39%) JSON
17 16 (6.02%) Web Services
18 15 (5.64%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 66 (24.81%) User Experience
2 20 (7.52%) Online Banking
3 19 (7.14%) Fintech
3 19 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
4 18 (6.77%) Mobile App
5 12 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (4.14%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.50%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (1.13%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.13%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.13%) State Machine
9 2 (0.75%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.38%) Animation
10 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.38%) Infotainment
10 1 (0.38%) IVR
10 1 (0.38%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.52%) Linux
2 13 (4.89%) Android
3 10 (3.76%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.88%) Windows
5 2 (0.75%) Unix
6 1 (0.38%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (40.23%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 37 (13.91%) TDD
4 33 (12.41%) Responsive Web Design
5 32 (12.03%) MVC
6 31 (11.65%) Unit Testing
7 29 (10.90%) Software Engineering
8 28 (10.53%) Web Development
9 25 (9.40%) Scrum
10 22 (8.27%) BDD
10 22 (8.27%) SEO
11 21 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (7.89%) Test Automation
12 20 (7.52%) Collaborative Working
13 16 (6.02%) OOP
13 16 (6.02%) Risk Management
13 16 (6.02%) SDLC
13 16 (6.02%) Wealth Management
14 15 (5.64%) Customer Requirements
15 13 (4.89%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 230 (86.47%) JavaScript
2 51 (19.17%) PHP
3 40 (15.04%) C#
4 34 (12.78%) Java
5 26 (9.77%) ES6
6 12 (4.51%) Perl
7 11 (4.14%) TypeScript
8 9 (3.38%) Python
9 7 (2.63%) Ruby
9 7 (2.63%) SQL
10 6 (2.26%) C++
10 6 (2.26%) Objective-C
11 5 (1.88%) Apple Swift
11 5 (1.88%) C
11 5 (1.88%) Scala
12 4 (1.50%) Kotlin
13 3 (1.13%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.75%) ES7
15 1 (0.38%) Apex Code
15 1 (0.38%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 14 (5.26%) Degree
2 9 (3.38%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.38%) SLA
2 7 (2.63%) QA
3 3 (1.13%) GDPR
4 2 (0.75%) WCAG
5 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.13%) Docker
2 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (3.76%) Adobe
2 7 (2.63%) Twitter
3 6 (2.26%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.50%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 4 (1.50%) Google
5 2 (0.75%) Facebook
5 2 (0.75%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.38%) Nintex
6 1 (0.38%) Perforce
6 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.38%) SAP
6 1 (0.38%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.38%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.38%) Software AG
6 1 (0.38%) Sony
6 1 (0.38%) webMethods