Period
to 18 October 2017

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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
England > North West
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 98 83
Rank change year-on-year +19 -15 +21
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 472 366 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.70% 3.00% 3.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.12% 3.36% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 389 303 377
North West median annual salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,250 £26,700
90th Percentile £57,500 £51,250 £47,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 11451 10880 11734
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 89.64% 89.25% 89.69%
Number of salaries quoted 9099 9100 9619
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,950
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 18 October 2017.

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 18 October 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
Manchester +27 366 £38,500 +2.67% 43
Lancashire -4 46 £37,500 +15.38% 6
Cheshire -36 40 £36,250 +1.40% 15
Merseyside +3 19 £35,500 +9.23% 12
Cumbria - 1 £25,000 -
Front End Development
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 North West region with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 426 (90.25%) HTML
2 414 (87.71%) JavaScript
3 407 (86.23%) CSS
4 252 (53.39%) jQuery
5 226 (47.88%) HTML5
6 217 (45.97%) AngularJS
7 157 (33.26%) CSS3
8 148 (31.36%) Agile Software Development
9 147 (31.14%) React
10 143 (30.30%) Sass
11 132 (27.97%) PHP
12 131 (27.75%) Web Development
13 127 (26.91%) Git (software)
14 125 (26.48%) Node.js
15 120 (25.42%) User Experience
16 101 (21.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 99 (20.97%) E-Commerce
18 87 (18.43%) .NET
19 79 (16.74%) Finance
20 73 (15.47%) Marketing
21 67 (14.19%) JSON
22 64 (13.56%) TDD
23 63 (13.35%) Scrum
23 63 (13.35%) Angular 2
24 62 (13.14%) REST
24 62 (13.14%) MVC
25 57 (12.08%) SQL
25 57 (12.08%) LESS
25 57 (12.08%) Responsive Web Design
26 56 (11.86%) gulp

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 52 (11.02%) WordPress
2 37 (7.84%) CMS
3 34 (7.20%) IIS
4 15 (3.18%) EPiServer
5 11 (2.33%) Apache
6 9 (1.91%) ExpressionEngine
7 6 (1.27%) Drupal
8 5 (1.06%) GlassFish
8 5 (1.06%) JBoss
8 5 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.85%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.64%) Confluence
10 3 (0.64%) Facebook Platform
10 3 (0.64%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.64%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.64%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.42%) nginx
11 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 34 (7.20%) FileZilla
2 27 (5.72%) Photoshop
3 8 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (1.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.64%) GIMP
6 2 (0.42%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.21%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 26 (5.51%) Magento
2 13 (2.75%) Payment Gateway
3 8 (1.69%) Shopify
4 7 (1.48%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.21%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 26 (5.51%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (4.66%) SaaS
3 19 (4.03%) GitHub
4 18 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (3.39%) npm
6 10 (2.12%) Sage Pay
7 9 (1.91%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 7 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (1.48%) Route 53
9 6 (1.27%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (0.42%) Mavenlink
11 2 (0.42%) Office 365
11 2 (0.42%) Yarn
12 1 (0.21%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.21%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.21%) Firebase
12 1 (0.21%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 34 (7.20%) FTP
1 34 (7.20%) SMTP
2 24 (5.08%) Internet
3 15 (3.18%) HTTP
4 2 (0.42%) SSH
5 1 (0.21%) Extranet
5 1 (0.21%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (9.32%) MySQL
2 25 (5.30%) SQL Server
3 14 (2.97%) NoSQL
4 12 (2.54%) Big Data
5 6 (1.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 6 (1.27%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.06%) Qlik Sense
7 4 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (0.85%) CouchDB
8 3 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.42%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.42%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.21%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.21%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.21%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 127 (26.91%) Git (software)
2 56 (11.86%) gulp
3 47 (9.96%) Grunt
3 47 (9.96%) Subversion
4 19 (4.03%) Visual Studio
4 19 (4.03%) webpack
5 15 (3.18%) Jasmine
5 15 (3.18%) Jenkins
5 15 (3.18%) JIRA
6 10 (2.12%) Bitbucket
7 9 (1.91%) Babel
7 9 (1.91%) Protractor
7 9 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (1.69%) Cucumber
8 8 (1.69%) Gradle
8 8 (1.69%) Karma Test Runner
9 7 (1.48%) Maven
10 5 (1.06%) PostCSS
10 5 (1.06%) QUnit
10 5 (1.06%) SonarQube
General
1 79 (16.74%) Finance
2 73 (15.47%) Marketing
3 37 (7.84%) Electronics
4 33 (6.99%) Manufacturing
5 31 (6.57%) Telecoms
6 22 (4.66%) Advertising
7 16 (3.39%) Multimedia
8 15 (3.18%) Games
8 15 (3.18%) Retail
9 11 (2.33%) Law
10 8 (1.69%) Banking
11 3 (0.64%) Legal
11 3 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.21%) Automotive
12 1 (0.21%) Billing
12 1 (0.21%) Interactive Media
12 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.21%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 449 (95.13%) Developer
2 344 (72.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 155 (32.84%) JavaScript Developer
4 73 (15.47%) Senior Developer
5 72 (15.25%) Web Developer
6 67 (14.19%) HTML Developer
7 60 (12.71%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 57 (12.08%) Angular Developer
9 53 (11.23%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 50 (10.59%) HTML CSS Developer
11 19 (4.03%) Senior JavaScript Developer
12 18 (3.81%) Node.js Developer
13 17 (3.60%) Junior
13 17 (3.60%) Junior Developer
13 17 (3.60%) PHP Developer
14 16 (3.39%) Digital Developer
15 15 (3.18%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 12 (2.54%) Java Developer
16 12 (2.54%) Software Developer
17 10 (2.12%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 426 (90.25%) HTML
2 407 (86.23%) CSS
3 252 (53.39%) jQuery
4 226 (47.88%) HTML5
5 217 (45.97%) AngularJS
6 157 (33.26%) CSS3
7 147 (31.14%) React
8 143 (30.30%) Sass
9 125 (26.48%) Node.js
10 101 (21.40%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 87 (18.43%) .NET
12 67 (14.19%) JSON
13 63 (13.35%) Angular 2
14 62 (13.14%) REST
15 57 (12.08%) LESS
16 46 (9.75%) Web Services
17 45 (9.53%) ASP.NET
18 43 (9.11%) ASP.NET Web API
19 39 (8.26%) Ajax
20 37 (7.84%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 120 (25.42%) User Experience
2 32 (6.78%) Mobile App
3 19 (4.03%) Computer Science
4 17 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (3.39%) Greenfield Project
5 16 (3.39%) iPad
6 15 (3.18%) e-Learning
7 13 (2.75%) RIA
8 11 (2.33%) W3C
9 10 (2.12%) Graphic Design
10 8 (1.69%) Fintech
11 7 (1.48%) Web 2.0
12 6 (1.27%) Animation
13 5 (1.06%) Data Structures
13 5 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (1.06%) Hybrid Cloud
13 5 (1.06%) Online Banking
14 4 (0.85%) Xbox
15 3 (0.64%) Digital Signage
15 3 (0.64%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 33 (6.99%) Linux
2 9 (1.91%) Android
3 8 (1.69%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.06%) Ubuntu
5 4 (0.85%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.64%) Windows
7 2 (0.42%) Unix
8 1 (0.21%) Debian
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (31.36%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (27.75%) Web Development
3 99 (20.97%) E-Commerce
4 64 (13.56%) TDD
5 63 (13.35%) Scrum
6 62 (13.14%) MVC
7 57 (12.08%) Responsive Web Design
8 56 (11.86%) Continuous Integration
9 48 (10.17%) OO
10 46 (9.75%) SEO
11 44 (9.32%) Software Engineering
12 37 (7.84%) Business Intelligence
13 31 (6.57%) Digital Marketing
14 30 (6.36%) Programme Management
14 30 (6.36%) Unit Testing
15 27 (5.72%) OOP
16 26 (5.51%) DevOps
17 20 (4.24%) Wireframes
18 19 (4.03%) Functional Testing
18 19 (4.03%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 414 (87.71%) JavaScript
2 132 (27.97%) PHP
3 57 (12.08%) SQL
4 56 (11.86%) C#
5 47 (9.96%) Java
6 42 (8.90%) T-SQL
7 34 (7.20%) VBScript
8 27 (5.72%) ES6
9 23 (4.87%) TypeScript
10 13 (2.75%) XPath
11 10 (2.12%) Ruby
12 6 (1.27%) Scala
13 5 (1.06%) VB
14 4 (0.85%) Apple Swift
14 4 (0.85%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.85%) PHP 5
14 4 (0.85%) Python
15 3 (0.64%) Go
16 2 (0.42%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.42%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 31 (6.57%) Degree
2 18 (3.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.12%) QA
2 1 (0.21%) SLA
2 1 (0.21%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (1.27%) Docker
2 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.21%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (0.42%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.21%) Kibana
Vendors
1 38 (8.05%) SAP
2 34 (7.20%) PayPal
3 20 (4.24%) Adobe
3 20 (4.24%) Microsoft
4 11 (2.33%) CyberSource
5 9 (1.91%) Google
6 8 (1.69%) Facebook
7 7 (1.48%) hybris
8 5 (1.06%) Oracle
8 5 (1.06%) Twitter
8 5 (1.06%) Zend
9 4 (0.85%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.64%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.64%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.42%) Capita
12 1 (0.21%) Apple
12 1 (0.21%) Remedy
12 1 (0.21%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.21%) Sencha
12 1 (0.21%) Telerik