Period
to 15 December 2017

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 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 80 96
Rank change year-on-year +11 +16 -22
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 351 279 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.48% 3.74% 3.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.91% 4.10% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 304 208 192
Manchester median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £28,075 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,250 £52,500
North West median annual salary £38,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.94% -4.00% +15.38%

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 7152 6807 6747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.34% 91.33% 91.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5888 5850 5569
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - +0.63%

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 15 December 2017.

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 15 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
Stockport - 24 £40,000 - 2
Wigan +5 7 £37,500 - 1
Cheadle - 4 £42,500 - 1
Altrincham -8 3 £30,000 - 3
Bury +2 2 £52,500 +61.54%
Salford - 2 £55,000 - 2
Rochdale +12 1 £50,000 +127.27%
Sale +4 1 £45,000 - 2
Front End Development
North West

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

1 308 (87.75%) JavaScript
2 299 (85.19%) HTML
2 299 (85.19%) CSS
3 164 (46.72%) AngularJS
4 163 (46.44%) HTML5
5 153 (43.59%) jQuery
6 143 (40.74%) React
7 137 (39.03%) CSS3
8 124 (35.33%) PHP
9 114 (32.48%) Agile Software Development
10 112 (31.91%) Git (software)
11 104 (29.63%) Web Development
12 102 (29.06%) Node.js
13 99 (28.21%) Sass
14 74 (21.08%) E-Commerce
15 73 (20.80%) User Experience
16 65 (18.52%) MVC
17 62 (17.66%) Software Engineering
18 58 (16.52%) .NET
19 49 (13.96%) Continuous Integration
20 48 (13.68%) OO
21 47 (13.39%) MySQL
22 44 (12.54%) TDD
22 44 (12.54%) Ajax
23 43 (12.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 43 (12.25%) Angular 2
24 40 (11.40%) Finance
24 40 (11.40%) Scrum
24 40 (11.40%) Java
25 37 (10.54%) gulp

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 35 (9.97%) WordPress
2 26 (7.41%) CMS
3 14 (3.99%) IIS
4 8 (2.28%) Apache
5 7 (1.99%) EPiServer
6 4 (1.14%) ExpressionEngine
6 4 (1.14%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.85%) Confluence
8 2 (0.57%) Drupal
8 2 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.57%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.28%) nginx
9 1 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 21 (5.98%) Photoshop
2 14 (3.99%) FileZilla
3 5 (1.42%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.85%) GIMP
5 2 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.28%) InDesign
6 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 27 (7.69%) Magento
2 11 (3.13%) Payment Gateway
2 11 (3.13%) Shopify
3 3 (0.85%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.70%) npm
3 12 (3.42%) GitHub
4 10 (2.85%) Sage Pay
5 7 (1.99%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (1.99%) Route 53
6 6 (1.71%) Amazon SQS
6 6 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.57%) Office 365
7 2 (0.57%) SaaS
8 1 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.28%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.28%) Firebase
8 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.28%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.55%) Internet
2 14 (3.99%) FTP
2 14 (3.99%) SMTP
3 10 (2.85%) HTTP
4 2 (0.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (13.39%) MySQL
2 11 (3.13%) SQL Server
3 10 (2.85%) NoSQL
4 6 (1.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (1.42%) Big Data
5 5 (1.42%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.14%) Qlik Sense
7 2 (0.57%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.28%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.28%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 112 (31.91%) Git (software)
2 37 (10.54%) gulp
3 31 (8.83%) Grunt
4 15 (4.27%) Subversion
5 13 (3.70%) Jasmine
6 11 (3.13%) Visual Studio
7 10 (2.85%) Karma Test Runner
7 10 (2.85%) webpack
8 7 (1.99%) JIRA
9 6 (1.71%) Bitbucket
9 6 (1.71%) Jenkins
9 6 (1.71%) PostCSS
10 5 (1.42%) QUnit
11 4 (1.14%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.85%) Babel
12 3 (0.85%) Gradle
12 3 (0.85%) Selenium
13 2 (0.57%) Ant
13 2 (0.57%) git-flow
13 2 (0.57%) Protractor
General
1 40 (11.40%) Finance
2 31 (8.83%) Advertising
3 28 (7.98%) Retail
4 23 (6.55%) Marketing
4 23 (6.55%) Multimedia
5 13 (3.70%) Electronics
5 13 (3.70%) Games
6 10 (2.85%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.85%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.42%) Law
8 4 (1.14%) Automotive
8 4 (1.14%) Banking
9 3 (0.85%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.85%) Legal
9 3 (0.85%) Publishing
10 2 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 326 (92.88%) Developer
2 239 (68.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 110 (31.34%) JavaScript Developer
4 54 (15.38%) HTML Developer
5 52 (14.81%) Angular Developer
6 46 (13.11%) Web Developer
7 42 (11.97%) Senior Developer
8 41 (11.68%) HTML CSS Developer
9 35 (9.97%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 26 (7.41%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 22 (6.27%) PHP Developer
12 20 (5.70%) Senior JavaScript Developer
13 15 (4.27%) Junior
13 15 (4.27%) Junior Developer
14 14 (3.99%) Node.js Developer
15 13 (3.70%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 11 (3.13%) Magento Developer
17 7 (1.99%) Digital Developer
17 7 (1.99%) MySQL Developer
17 7 (1.99%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 299 (85.19%) CSS
1 299 (85.19%) HTML
2 164 (46.72%) AngularJS
3 163 (46.44%) HTML5
4 153 (43.59%) jQuery
5 143 (40.74%) React
6 137 (39.03%) CSS3
7 102 (29.06%) Node.js
8 99 (28.21%) Sass
9 58 (16.52%) .NET
10 44 (12.54%) Ajax
11 43 (12.25%) Angular 2
11 43 (12.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 34 (9.69%) JSON
13 31 (8.83%) Backbone.js
14 30 (8.55%) LESS
15 29 (8.26%) REST
16 28 (7.98%) Laravel
17 27 (7.69%) Web Services
18 26 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 73 (20.80%) User Experience
2 32 (9.12%) Mobile App
3 28 (7.98%) Greenfield Project
4 22 (6.27%) e-Learning
5 18 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (3.70%) RIA
7 11 (3.13%) Computer Science
8 8 (2.28%) Graphic Design
9 5 (1.42%) Fintech
10 4 (1.14%) iPad
10 4 (1.14%) Online Banking
11 3 (0.85%) Animation
11 3 (0.85%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.85%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (0.85%) Mobile Banking
11 3 (0.85%) Web 2.0
12 2 (0.57%) W3C
13 1 (0.28%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.27%) Linux
2 10 (2.85%) Android
2 10 (2.85%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.14%) Ubuntu
4 2 (0.57%) Windows
5 1 (0.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (32.48%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (29.63%) Web Development
3 74 (21.08%) E-Commerce
4 65 (18.52%) MVC
5 62 (17.66%) Software Engineering
6 49 (13.96%) Continuous Integration
7 48 (13.68%) OO
8 44 (12.54%) TDD
9 40 (11.40%) Scrum
10 34 (9.69%) Responsive Web Design
11 30 (8.55%) Unit Testing
12 24 (6.84%) OOD
13 23 (6.55%) OOP
14 22 (6.27%) SEO
15 21 (5.98%) Collaborative Working
15 21 (5.98%) DevOps
16 20 (5.70%) BDD
17 19 (5.41%) Wireframes
18 18 (5.13%) Test Automation
19 16 (4.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 308 (87.75%) JavaScript
2 124 (35.33%) PHP
3 40 (11.40%) Java
4 32 (9.12%) C#
5 30 (8.55%) ES6
6 29 (8.26%) SQL
7 15 (4.27%) Ruby
8 14 (3.99%) T-SQL
8 14 (3.99%) TypeScript
8 14 (3.99%) VBScript
9 8 (2.28%) Objective-C
10 6 (1.71%) C++
10 6 (1.71%) XPath
11 5 (1.42%) Perl
11 5 (1.42%) Python
12 4 (1.14%) Apple Swift
12 4 (1.14%) C
12 4 (1.14%) Scala
13 3 (0.85%) Kotlin
13 3 (0.85%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 36 (10.26%) Degree
2 9 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.85%) QA
2 2 (0.57%) SLA
3 1 (0.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.14%) Docker
2 1 (0.28%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.28%) Kibana
1 1 (0.28%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (3.99%) Google
1 14 (3.99%) PayPal
2 13 (3.70%) SAP
3 10 (2.85%) CyberSource
3 10 (2.85%) Microsoft
4 7 (1.99%) Adobe
4 7 (1.99%) Twitter
5 6 (1.71%) Zend
6 5 (1.42%) Xamarin
7 4 (1.14%) Capita
8 3 (0.85%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.85%) hybris
8 3 (0.85%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.28%) Apple
9 1 (0.28%) Facebook
9 1 (0.28%) Samsung