Period
to 22 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
England > North West
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 82 95
Rank change year-on-year -23 +13 -18
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 347 472 367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.93% 3.60% 3.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.22% 3.95% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 300 398 311
North West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £55,075 £57,500 £50,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £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 the North West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 10,791 11,960 10,795
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.01% 91.17% 90.53%
Number of salaries quoted 8,673 9,535 9,038
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,100 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.20% - +5.26%

Front End Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Front End Development in the North West

Front End Development
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Front End Development in the North West

Front End Development
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Development in the North West over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Front End Development in the North West

Front End Development
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 22 September 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
Manchester -12 287 £45,000 +16.88% 98
Cheshire +8 35 £36,750 +5.00% 12
Merseyside +11 14 £45,000 +28.57% 9
Lancashire -31 7 £33,750 -10.00% 7
Front End Development
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 North West region with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 295 (85.01%) JavaScript
2 258 (74.35%) HTML
3 252 (72.62%) CSS
4 195 (56.20%) AngularJS
5 162 (46.69%) React
6 131 (37.75%) Agile Software Development
7 119 (34.29%) HTML5
8 96 (27.67%) Node.js
9 77 (22.19%) User Experience
10 76 (21.90%) CSS3
11 71 (20.46%) PHP
12 68 (19.60%) Sass
13 59 (17.00%) Git (software)
14 56 (16.14%) jQuery
15 53 (15.27%) C#
16 50 (14.41%) Java
17 49 (14.12%) Software Engineering
18 48 (13.83%) Web Development
19 47 (13.54%) MVC
20 46 (13.26%) TDD
20 46 (13.26%) .NET
21 42 (12.10%) Vue.js
22 39 (11.24%) RESTful
22 39 (11.24%) E-Commerce
23 38 (10.95%) gulp
24 36 (10.37%) LESS
24 36 (10.37%) Redux
24 36 (10.37%) Finance
25 35 (10.09%) Grunt
26 34 (9.80%) webpack

Front End Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 24 (6.92%) CMS
2 21 (6.05%) WordPress
3 19 (5.48%) Apache
4 15 (4.32%) SharePoint
5 8 (2.31%) Drupal
6 5 (1.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 5 (1.44%) IIS
7 4 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.15%) ExpressionEngine
8 3 (0.86%) NServiceBus
8 3 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.86%) Sitefinity
9 2 (0.58%) Perch
9 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.29%) nginx
10 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.29%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (3.17%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.58%) InDesign
5 1 (0.29%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.29%) GIMP
5 1 (0.29%) InVision
Business Applications
1 11 (3.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.76%) npm
2 17 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.03%) GitHub
4 13 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (2.88%) Office 365
6 7 (2.02%) Yarn
7 5 (1.44%) SaaS
8 4 (1.15%) BrowserStack
9 3 (0.86%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.58%) Asana
10 2 (0.58%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.29%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.88%) HTTP
2 8 (2.31%) Intranet
3 3 (0.86%) Internet
3 3 (0.86%) SMS
4 1 (0.29%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (0.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.80%) MySQL
2 23 (6.63%) NoSQL
3 19 (5.48%) SQL Server
4 18 (5.19%) MongoDB
5 15 (4.32%) Big Data
6 8 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (2.02%) Redis
8 6 (1.73%) Amazon Redshift
9 4 (1.15%) QlikView
9 4 (1.15%) SQLite
10 3 (0.86%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.58%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 59 (17.00%) Git (software)
2 38 (10.95%) gulp
3 35 (10.09%) Grunt
4 34 (9.80%) webpack
5 18 (5.19%) Visual Studio
6 16 (4.61%) Jasmine
7 12 (3.46%) JIRA
8 11 (3.17%) Babel
8 11 (3.17%) Mocha
9 10 (2.88%) Karma Test Runner
10 8 (2.31%) Jenkins
11 7 (2.02%) Subversion
12 6 (1.73%) Protractor
12 6 (1.73%) Selenium
12 6 (1.73%) Xcode
13 5 (1.44%) Mercurial
14 4 (1.15%) Gradle
14 4 (1.15%) PhantomJS
14 4 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
15 3 (0.86%) Robot Framework
General
1 36 (10.37%) Finance
2 26 (7.49%) Banking
3 19 (5.48%) Games
4 18 (5.19%) Investment Banking
5 17 (4.90%) Retail
6 15 (4.32%) Law
7 12 (3.46%) Advertising
8 8 (2.31%) Legal
9 7 (2.02%) Manufacturing
9 7 (2.02%) Marketing
10 5 (1.44%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.86%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.58%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.29%) Electronics
13 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 314 (90.49%) Developer
2 220 (63.40%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 58 (16.71%) Senior Developer
4 47 (13.54%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 43 (12.39%) Angular Developer
6 40 (11.53%) JavaScript Developer
7 25 (7.20%) React Developer
8 24 (6.92%) HTML Developer
9 20 (5.76%) HTML CSS Developer
9 20 (5.76%) Software Engineer
10 17 (4.90%) Software Developer
11 16 (4.61%) Web Developer
12 15 (4.32%) Lead Developer
13 12 (3.46%) Full Stack Developer
14 10 (2.88%) PHP Developer
15 9 (2.59%) Junior
16 8 (2.31%) C# Developer
16 8 (2.31%) Junior Developer
17 7 (2.02%) .NET Developer
17 7 (2.02%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 258 (74.35%) HTML
2 252 (72.62%) CSS
3 195 (56.20%) AngularJS
4 162 (46.69%) React
5 119 (34.29%) HTML5
6 96 (27.67%) Node.js
7 76 (21.90%) CSS3
8 68 (19.60%) Sass
9 56 (16.14%) jQuery
10 46 (13.26%) .NET
11 42 (12.10%) Vue.js
12 39 (11.24%) RESTful
13 36 (10.37%) LESS
13 36 (10.37%) Redux
14 33 (9.51%) Angular 2
15 30 (8.65%) Ajax
16 29 (8.36%) Ember.js
17 25 (7.20%) Web Services
18 23 (6.63%) ASP.NET
19 22 (6.34%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 77 (22.19%) User Experience
2 27 (7.78%) Mobile App
3 21 (6.05%) Greenfield Project
4 20 (5.76%) Fintech
5 15 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (4.03%) Online Banking
7 10 (2.88%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.44%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.15%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (1.15%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (0.86%) State Machine
11 2 (0.58%) Life Science
11 2 (0.58%) W3C
12 1 (0.29%) Animation
12 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.29%) Infotainment
12 1 (0.29%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 33 (9.51%) Linux
2 18 (5.19%) Android
3 16 (4.61%) Apple iOS
4 6 (1.73%) Unix
5 5 (1.44%) Windows
6 1 (0.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (37.75%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (14.12%) Software Engineering
3 48 (13.83%) Web Development
4 47 (13.54%) MVC
5 46 (13.26%) TDD
6 39 (11.24%) E-Commerce
7 33 (9.51%) Responsive Web Design
7 33 (9.51%) Scrum
8 32 (9.22%) Test Automation
9 27 (7.78%) Unit Testing
10 24 (6.92%) Mentoring
11 22 (6.34%) Continuous Integration
12 21 (6.05%) SEO
13 20 (5.76%) Collaborative Working
13 20 (5.76%) OOP
14 19 (5.48%) DevOps
15 17 (4.90%) BDD
16 16 (4.61%) Risk Management
16 16 (4.61%) SDLC
17 15 (4.32%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 295 (85.01%) JavaScript
2 71 (20.46%) PHP
3 53 (15.27%) C#
4 50 (14.41%) Java
5 32 (9.22%) ES6
6 30 (8.65%) SQL
7 16 (4.61%) Perl
8 14 (4.03%) TypeScript
9 13 (3.75%) Python
10 9 (2.59%) C++
10 9 (2.59%) Ruby
11 7 (2.02%) Objective-C
12 6 (1.73%) Scala
13 5 (1.44%) Apple Swift
13 5 (1.44%) C
14 4 (1.15%) Kotlin
14 4 (1.15%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.86%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.58%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (5.48%) Degree
2 9 (2.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.88%) QA
2 8 (2.31%) SLA
3 2 (0.58%) GDPR
3 2 (0.58%) WCAG
4 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (2.02%) Docker
2 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.15%) Kibana
2 2 (0.58%) Ansible
2 2 (0.58%) logstash
3 1 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (0.29%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.29%) Puppet
3 1 (0.29%) Rancher
3 1 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 13 (3.75%) Microsoft
2 10 (2.88%) Adobe
3 8 (2.31%) Twitter
4 7 (2.02%) Google
4 7 (2.02%) Nintex
5 4 (1.15%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 4 (1.15%) Tableau
6 3 (0.86%) IBM
7 1 (0.29%) Facebook
7 1 (0.29%) Perforce
7 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.29%) SAP
7 1 (0.29%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.29%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.29%) Software AG
7 1 (0.29%) webMethods
7 1 (0.29%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.29%) Zend