Period
to 21 September 2021

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 21 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 86 50 55
Rank change year-on-year -36 +5 +22
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 179 123 313
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 3.33% 4.72% 4.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.53% 5.06% 5.02%
Number of salaries quoted 127 119 262
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £32,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £63,750
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +5.88%

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 5,077 2,430 6,236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 94.58% 93.21% 94.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3,845 2,122 4,932
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,775 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £46,004
Median % change year-on-year - +14.12% +2.23%
75th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £70,450 £70,948
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -

Front End Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Front End Development in Manchester

Front End Development
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Front End Development in Manchester

Front End Development
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Front End Development in Manchester over the 6 months to 21 September 2021.

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 21 September 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
Altrincham - 2 £33,000 -
Wigan -3 1 £62,500 +38.89%
Bolton - 1 £55,000 - 1
Front End Development
North West

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 139 (77.65%) JavaScript
2 119 (66.48%) React
3 106 (59.22%) CSS
3 106 (59.22%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (48.04%) AngularJS
5 81 (45.25%) HTML
6 66 (36.87%) TypeScript
7 64 (35.75%) RESTful
8 58 (32.40%) Azure
9 53 (29.61%) Git (software)
10 50 (27.93%) Node.js
11 44 (24.58%) DevOps
12 41 (22.91%) Social Skills
13 36 (20.11%) npm
13 36 (20.11%) Sass
14 34 (18.99%) .NET
14 34 (18.99%) Software Engineering
15 32 (17.88%) TDD
15 32 (17.88%) User Experience
15 32 (17.88%) webpack
16 31 (17.32%) Scrum
16 31 (17.32%) gulp
17 30 (16.76%) Vue.js
17 30 (16.76%) C#
18 29 (16.20%) REST
18 29 (16.20%) Full Stack Development
19 28 (15.64%) DOM
20 27 (15.08%) Workflow
20 27 (15.08%) WebSockets
20 27 (15.08%) LESS

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 6 (3.35%) CMS
2 4 (2.23%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.56%) EPiServer
3 1 (0.56%) Headless CMS
3 1 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.56%) Tornado
3 1 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (2.79%) Figma
2 2 (1.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (1.12%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 3 (1.68%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 58 (32.40%) Azure
2 36 (20.11%) npm
3 25 (13.97%) AWS
4 17 (9.50%) SaaS
5 6 (3.35%) Azure Service Fabric
5 6 (3.35%) Serverless
6 5 (2.79%) GCP
7 4 (2.23%) Azure Stack
8 3 (1.68%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.68%) Azure Functions
8 3 (1.68%) GitHub
8 3 (1.68%) NuGet
9 2 (1.12%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.56%) Amazon Cognito
10 1 (0.56%) Asana
10 1 (0.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.56%) Firebase
10 1 (0.56%) Force.com
10 1 (0.56%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.70%) HTTP
2 1 (0.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.06%) MySQL
2 13 (7.26%) Relational Database
3 12 (6.70%) SQL Server
4 7 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.23%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.56%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.56%) QlikView
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 53 (29.61%) Git (software)
2 32 (17.88%) webpack
3 31 (17.32%) gulp
4 5 (2.79%) Jenkins
4 5 (2.79%) JIRA
4 5 (2.79%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.12%) GitLab
5 2 (1.12%) Jasmine
5 2 (1.12%) JUnit
5 2 (1.12%) PhpStorm
5 2 (1.12%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.56%) Balsamiq
6 1 (0.56%) CircleCI
6 1 (0.56%) Cypress.io
6 1 (0.56%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 41 (22.91%) Social Skills
2 15 (8.38%) Law
3 14 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (7.82%) Public Sector
4 12 (6.70%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 11 (6.15%) Marketing
5 11 (6.15%) Presentation Skills
6 10 (5.59%) Games
7 8 (4.47%) Legal
7 8 (4.47%) Retail
8 7 (3.91%) Finance
9 2 (1.12%) Electronics
9 2 (1.12%) Organisational Skills
10 1 (0.56%) Banking
10 1 (0.56%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.56%) Retail Finance
10 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 153 (85.47%) Developer
2 118 (65.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 41 (22.91%) React Developer
4 29 (16.20%) Angular Developer
5 26 (14.53%) Senior Developer
6 18 (10.06%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 10 (5.59%) Software Engineer
8 9 (5.03%) .NET Developer
9 8 (4.47%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (4.47%) Senior React Developer
10 7 (3.91%) Full Stack Developer
10 7 (3.91%) Senior .NET Developer
11 6 (3.35%) Senior Full Stack Developer
11 6 (3.35%) Senior Software Engineer
12 5 (2.79%) Backend Developer
12 5 (2.79%) C# Developer
12 5 (2.79%) Node.js Developer
12 5 (2.79%) ServiceNow Developer
13 4 (2.23%) C# Software Developer
13 4 (2.23%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (66.48%) React
2 106 (59.22%) CSS
3 86 (48.04%) AngularJS
4 81 (45.25%) HTML
5 64 (35.75%) RESTful
6 50 (27.93%) Node.js
7 36 (20.11%) Sass
8 34 (18.99%) .NET
9 30 (16.76%) Vue.js
10 29 (16.20%) REST
11 28 (15.64%) DOM
12 27 (15.08%) HTML5 Canvas
12 27 (15.08%) JWT
12 27 (15.08%) LESS
12 27 (15.08%) WebSockets
13 25 (13.97%) Web Services
14 24 (13.41%) Redux
15 18 (10.06%) HTML5
16 17 (9.50%) .NET Framework
16 17 (9.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (17.88%) User Experience
2 14 (7.82%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (6.70%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (6.15%) Client/Server
5 9 (5.03%) Mobile App
6 8 (4.47%) Reinsurance
6 8 (4.47%) Tandem
7 7 (3.91%) e-Learning
8 5 (2.79%) Data Structures
8 5 (2.79%) Online Gambling
9 4 (2.23%) Cardano
10 3 (1.68%) Cloud Native
10 3 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.68%) Wiki
11 2 (1.12%) Biotechnology
11 2 (1.12%) Blog
11 2 (1.12%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.56%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.56%) Augmented Reality
12 1 (0.56%) Legacy Code
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.35%) Windows
2 5 (2.79%) Linux
3 1 (0.56%) Android
3 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (59.22%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (24.58%) DevOps
3 34 (18.99%) Software Engineering
4 32 (17.88%) TDD
5 31 (17.32%) Scrum
6 29 (16.20%) Full Stack Development
7 27 (15.08%) Workflow
8 23 (12.85%) E-Commerce
9 20 (11.17%) Mentoring
10 19 (10.61%) Kanban
11 18 (10.06%) Problem-Solving
11 18 (10.06%) Web Development
12 15 (8.38%) Analytics
12 15 (8.38%) Microservices
13 14 (7.82%) Unit Testing
14 13 (7.26%) Clean Code
14 13 (7.26%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (7.26%) SOLID
15 12 (6.70%) Service Management
16 11 (6.15%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 139 (77.65%) JavaScript
2 66 (36.87%) TypeScript
3 30 (16.76%) C#
4 27 (15.08%) ES6
5 12 (6.70%) Python
6 10 (5.59%) Java
7 9 (5.03%) SQL
8 6 (3.35%) PHP
9 5 (2.79%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.23%) C
11 3 (1.68%) Go
12 1 (0.56%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.56%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.56%) C++
12 1 (0.56%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (7.82%) Degree
2 6 (3.35%) SC Cleared
2 6 (3.35%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.12%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.23%) QA
2 2 (1.12%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (6.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (5.03%) Kubernetes
2 4 (2.23%) Ansible
3 3 (1.68%) Terraform
4 1 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 15 (8.38%) Oracle
2 11 (6.15%) BMC
2 11 (6.15%) HP
2 11 (6.15%) Ivanti
2 11 (6.15%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.15%) ServiceNow
3 5 (2.79%) Adobe
3 5 (2.79%) Sun
4 2 (1.12%) Apple
4 2 (1.12%) Google
4 2 (1.12%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.12%) TOWER Software
5 1 (0.56%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.56%) Pardot
5 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.56%) SAP
5 1 (0.56%) WooCommerce