Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 79 118
Rank change year-on-year +22 +39 -51
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 383 332 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.26% 4.04% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.77% 4.38% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 343 284 128
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £56,400
North West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%

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 6,638 7,572 6,460
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 91.17% 92.15% 90.96%
Number of salaries quoted 5,512 6,378 5,424
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
North West median annual salary £44,471 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.16% +3.75% -

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 +10 16 £47,500 - 4
Altrincham +2 6 £42,500 +36.00% 4
Cheadle +4 4 £35,000 -6.67% 2
Salford +3 4 £25,000 -41.86%
Wigan +15 3 £41,250 +3.13%
Bury -19 1 £45,000 +25.00%
Front End Development
North West

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 334 (87.21%) JavaScript
2 301 (78.59%) HTML
3 298 (77.81%) CSS
4 215 (56.14%) AngularJS
5 192 (50.13%) React
6 145 (37.86%) Agile Software Development
7 143 (37.34%) HTML5
8 113 (29.50%) Node.js
9 101 (26.37%) PHP
9 101 (26.37%) Sass
10 96 (25.07%) CSS3
11 93 (24.28%) User Experience
12 82 (21.41%) Git (software)
13 78 (20.37%) jQuery
14 74 (19.32%) Software Engineering
15 69 (18.02%) Web Development
16 63 (16.45%) Grunt
17 61 (15.93%) gulp
18 59 (15.40%) MySQL
18 59 (15.40%) Vue.js
19 56 (14.62%) LESS
20 55 (14.36%) E-Commerce
21 53 (13.84%) Responsive Web Design
22 52 (13.58%) MVC
23 49 (12.79%) webpack
24 46 (12.01%) Redux
25 44 (11.49%) Angular 2
25 44 (11.49%) C#
26 41 (10.70%) Java
26 41 (10.70%) Unit Testing

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 30 (7.83%) CMS
2 25 (6.53%) WordPress
3 23 (6.01%) Apache
4 8 (2.09%) Drupal
4 8 (2.09%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (1.83%) ExpressionEngine
6 6 (1.57%) IIS
7 3 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (0.78%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.52%) nginx
8 2 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (3.13%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.52%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.52%) InDesign
4 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.26%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 13 (3.39%) Magento
2 1 (0.26%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 28 (7.31%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (6.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (6.27%) npm
4 15 (3.92%) GitHub
5 9 (2.35%) SaaS
6 8 (2.09%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (1.31%) Firebase
8 4 (1.04%) BrowserStack
9 3 (0.78%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.78%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.52%) Office 365
11 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.26%) Google Play
11 1 (0.26%) Serverless
11 1 (0.26%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.66%) HTTP
2 13 (3.39%) Internet
3 7 (1.83%) DNS
4 2 (0.52%) SMS
5 1 (0.26%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (0.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (15.40%) MySQL
2 24 (6.27%) MongoDB
3 15 (3.92%) NoSQL
3 15 (3.92%) SQL Server
4 12 (3.13%) Amazon Redshift
4 12 (3.13%) Redis
5 11 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.31%) Big Data
7 2 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.52%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.26%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.26%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 82 (21.41%) Git (software)
2 63 (16.45%) Grunt
3 61 (15.93%) gulp
4 49 (12.79%) webpack
5 23 (6.01%) Visual Studio
6 20 (5.22%) Jasmine
7 15 (3.92%) Karma Test Runner
8 11 (2.87%) Subversion
9 9 (2.35%) Mocha
10 8 (2.09%) Babel
11 7 (1.83%) Bundler
11 7 (1.83%) Jenkins
11 7 (1.83%) JIRA
11 7 (1.83%) Xcode
12 6 (1.57%) Mercurial
12 6 (1.57%) PhantomJS
12 6 (1.57%) Protractor
12 6 (1.57%) Selenium
13 5 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (1.04%) Gradle
General
1 30 (7.83%) Finance
2 27 (7.05%) Games
3 18 (4.70%) Marketing
4 16 (4.18%) Banking
4 16 (4.18%) Retail
5 14 (3.66%) Advertising
6 10 (2.61%) Pharmaceutical
7 9 (2.35%) Investment Banking
7 9 (2.35%) Law
8 4 (1.04%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.78%) Publishing
10 2 (0.52%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.26%) Automotive
11 1 (0.26%) Electronics
11 1 (0.26%) Legal
11 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 351 (91.64%) Developer
2 259 (67.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 76 (19.84%) Senior Developer
4 63 (16.45%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 60 (15.67%) JavaScript Developer
6 57 (14.88%) Angular Developer
7 41 (10.70%) HTML Developer
8 39 (10.18%) HTML CSS Developer
9 29 (7.57%) React Developer
9 29 (7.57%) Web Developer
10 20 (5.22%) PHP Developer
11 18 (4.70%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 14 (3.66%) Full Stack Developer
12 14 (3.66%) Software Developer
13 13 (3.39%) Lead Developer
14 12 (3.13%) Software Engineer
15 10 (2.61%) Senior JavaScript Developer
15 10 (2.61%) UI Developer
16 8 (2.09%) E-Commerce Manager
16 8 (2.09%) Perl Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 301 (78.59%) HTML
2 298 (77.81%) CSS
3 215 (56.14%) AngularJS
4 192 (50.13%) React
5 143 (37.34%) HTML5
6 113 (29.50%) Node.js
7 101 (26.37%) Sass
8 96 (25.07%) CSS3
9 78 (20.37%) jQuery
10 59 (15.40%) Vue.js
11 56 (14.62%) LESS
12 46 (12.01%) Redux
13 44 (11.49%) Angular 2
14 37 (9.66%) .NET
15 36 (9.40%) Ajax
16 31 (8.09%) Ember.js
16 31 (8.09%) JSON
17 30 (7.83%) Web Services
18 26 (6.79%) RESTful
19 25 (6.53%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 93 (24.28%) User Experience
2 30 (7.83%) Mobile App
3 28 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (6.79%) Greenfield Project
5 15 (3.92%) Fintech
6 10 (2.61%) Online Banking
7 4 (1.04%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (1.04%) Mobile Banking
7 4 (1.04%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (0.78%) RIA
8 3 (0.78%) State Machine
9 2 (0.52%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.52%) Animation
9 2 (0.52%) Video\Live Streaming
10 1 (0.26%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.26%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.26%) IVR
10 1 (0.26%) Online Games
10 1 (0.26%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 37 (9.66%) Linux
2 18 (4.70%) Apple iOS
3 17 (4.44%) Android
4 6 (1.57%) Windows
5 5 (1.31%) Unix
6 1 (0.26%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (37.86%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (19.32%) Software Engineering
3 69 (18.02%) Web Development
4 55 (14.36%) E-Commerce
5 53 (13.84%) Responsive Web Design
6 52 (13.58%) MVC
7 41 (10.70%) Unit Testing
8 39 (10.18%) SEO
9 37 (9.66%) Scrum
9 37 (9.66%) TDD
10 29 (7.57%) OOP
11 24 (6.27%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (6.01%) SDLC
13 22 (5.74%) Collaborative Working
13 22 (5.74%) OO
14 19 (4.96%) Customer Requirements
14 19 (4.96%) Mentoring
15 18 (4.70%) Test Automation
16 16 (4.18%) Web Application Development
17 14 (3.66%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 334 (87.21%) JavaScript
2 101 (26.37%) PHP
3 44 (11.49%) C#
4 41 (10.70%) Java
5 28 (7.31%) ES6
6 26 (6.79%) Perl
7 19 (4.96%) SQL
8 18 (4.70%) Python
9 16 (4.18%) TypeScript
10 8 (2.09%) C++
10 8 (2.09%) Objective-C
10 8 (2.09%) Ruby
11 5 (1.31%) Apple Swift
11 5 (1.31%) Scala
12 4 (1.04%) C
12 4 (1.04%) Kotlin
13 3 (0.78%) PowerShell
14 2 (0.52%) Delphi
14 2 (0.52%) ES7
15 1 (0.26%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 8 (2.09%) Degree
2 3 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.87%) QA
2 7 (1.83%) SLA
3 2 (0.52%) GDPR
3 2 (0.52%) WCAG
4 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (2.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (2.09%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (0.52%) Kibana
3 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.26%) Puppet
3 1 (0.26%) Rancher
Vendors
1 17 (4.44%) Capita
2 15 (3.92%) Google
3 14 (3.66%) Adobe
4 11 (2.87%) Twitter
5 8 (2.09%) IBM
6 7 (1.83%) Microsoft
7 4 (1.04%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 4 (1.04%) Zend
8 3 (0.78%) SAP
8 3 (0.78%) WooCommerce
9 2 (0.52%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.26%) Apple
10 1 (0.26%) Facebook
10 1 (0.26%) HP
10 1 (0.26%) Kony
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle
10 1 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.26%) Sitecore