Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 82 115
Rank change year-on-year +10 +33 -45
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 502 463 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.04% 3.59% 2.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.42% 3.93% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 435 394 235
North West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,075 £25,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £57,200
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%

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 11,355 11,771 10,127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 91.44% 91.21% 89.76%
Number of salaries quoted 9,145 9,638 8,472
North West median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +2.63%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +19 400 £42,500 +10.39% 84
Cheshire -18 46 £40,000 +23.08% 20
Merseyside +25 39 £36,000 +20.00% 7
Lancashire -40 16 £32,500 -7.80% 2
Front End Development
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 420 (83.67%) JavaScript
2 387 (77.09%) HTML
3 380 (75.70%) CSS
4 270 (53.78%) AngularJS
5 239 (47.61%) React
6 180 (35.86%) Agile Software Development
7 177 (35.26%) HTML5
8 134 (26.69%) Node.js
8 134 (26.69%) User Experience
9 133 (26.49%) PHP
10 127 (25.30%) Sass
11 126 (25.10%) jQuery
12 122 (24.30%) CSS3
13 99 (19.72%) Web Development
13 99 (19.72%) Software Engineering
14 94 (18.73%) Git (software)
15 73 (14.54%) Java
16 72 (14.34%) MVC
16 72 (14.34%) Grunt
16 72 (14.34%) gulp
17 70 (13.94%) Vue (Vue.js)
18 68 (13.55%) MySQL
18 68 (13.55%) Responsive Web Design
19 67 (13.35%) E-Commerce
20 66 (13.15%) C#
21 60 (11.95%) LESS
22 57 (11.35%) webpack
23 56 (11.16%) .NET
24 53 (10.56%) SEO
25 52 (10.36%) Angular 2

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 43 (8.57%) CMS
2 34 (6.77%) WordPress
3 22 (4.38%) Apache
4 16 (3.19%) Elasticsearch
5 11 (2.19%) Drupal
6 8 (1.59%) ExpressionEngine
6 8 (1.59%) NServiceBus
7 6 (1.20%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.00%) IIS
9 4 (0.80%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 2 (0.40%) Kentico
11 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.20%) nginx
12 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (3.59%) Photoshop
2 8 (1.59%) Chatbot
3 7 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.40%) InDesign
5 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.20%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 21 (4.18%) Magento
2 2 (0.40%) Shopify
3 1 (0.20%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 31 (6.18%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (5.98%) npm
3 27 (5.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 15 (2.99%) GitHub
4 15 (2.99%) SaaS
5 9 (1.79%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 9 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (1.20%) Firebase
7 5 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.80%) Google App Engine
8 4 (0.80%) Office 365
9 3 (0.60%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.40%) BrowserStack
10 2 (0.40%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.20%) Google Play
11 1 (0.20%) Google Tag Manager
11 1 (0.20%) Heroku
11 1 (0.20%) PaaS
11 1 (0.20%) Serverless
11 1 (0.20%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.39%) Internet
2 12 (2.39%) HTTP
3 7 (1.39%) DNS
4 2 (0.40%) SMS
5 1 (0.20%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (13.55%) MySQL
2 38 (7.57%) SQL Server
3 31 (6.18%) MongoDB
4 26 (5.18%) NoSQL
5 14 (2.79%) Redis
6 12 (2.39%) Amazon Redshift
7 10 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (1.59%) Big Data
9 4 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.60%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.60%) SQLite
11 2 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.20%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.20%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.20%) CouchDB
12 1 (0.20%) RethinkDB
12 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2016
12 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 94 (18.73%) Git (software)
2 72 (14.34%) Grunt
2 72 (14.34%) gulp
3 57 (11.35%) webpack
4 31 (6.18%) Visual Studio
5 24 (4.78%) Jasmine
6 14 (2.79%) Subversion
7 13 (2.59%) Karma Test Runner
8 10 (1.99%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (1.59%) Mocha
10 7 (1.39%) Bundler
10 7 (1.39%) Jenkins
10 7 (1.39%) JIRA
10 7 (1.39%) Xcode
11 6 (1.20%) Selenium
12 5 (1.00%) Babel
12 5 (1.00%) PhantomJS
12 5 (1.00%) Protractor
13 4 (0.80%) Gradle
13 4 (0.80%) Mercurial
General
1 47 (9.36%) Finance
2 33 (6.57%) Games
3 27 (5.38%) Advertising
4 25 (4.98%) Retail
5 22 (4.38%) Marketing
6 21 (4.18%) Banking
7 14 (2.79%) Investment Banking
8 11 (2.19%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.59%) Law
9 8 (1.59%) Manufacturing
10 5 (1.00%) Automotive
11 4 (0.80%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.60%) Legal
12 3 (0.60%) Publishing
13 1 (0.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 452 (90.04%) Developer
2 322 (64.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 90 (17.93%) Senior Developer
4 75 (14.94%) JavaScript Developer
5 69 (13.75%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 64 (12.75%) Angular Developer
7 52 (10.36%) HTML Developer
8 50 (9.96%) HTML CSS Developer
9 40 (7.97%) Web Developer
10 36 (7.17%) React Developer
11 25 (4.98%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 25 (4.98%) Full Stack Developer
12 22 (4.38%) PHP Developer
13 20 (3.98%) Software Developer
14 18 (3.59%) Software Engineer
15 16 (3.19%) Senior JavaScript Developer
16 15 (2.99%) Junior
16 15 (2.99%) Junior Developer
17 14 (2.79%) UI Developer
18 12 (2.39%) E-Commerce Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 387 (77.09%) HTML
2 380 (75.70%) CSS
3 270 (53.78%) AngularJS
4 239 (47.61%) React
5 177 (35.26%) HTML5
6 134 (26.69%) Node.js
7 127 (25.30%) Sass
8 126 (25.10%) jQuery
9 122 (24.30%) CSS3
10 70 (13.94%) Vue (Vue.js)
11 60 (11.95%) LESS
12 56 (11.16%) .NET
13 52 (10.36%) Angular 2
14 50 (9.96%) Ajax
15 49 (9.76%) Redux
16 48 (9.56%) RESTful
17 43 (8.57%) Web Services
18 38 (7.57%) JSON
19 34 (6.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 33 (6.57%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 134 (26.69%) User Experience
2 40 (7.97%) Mobile App
3 35 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (5.38%) Greenfield Project
5 23 (4.58%) Fintech
6 13 (2.59%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (1.79%) Algorithms
8 6 (1.20%) Online Banking
9 4 (0.80%) Life Science
9 4 (0.80%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (0.80%) Mobile Banking
9 4 (0.80%) RIA
10 3 (0.60%) Social Media
10 3 (0.60%) State Machine
11 2 (0.40%) Animation
11 2 (0.40%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.40%) Graphic Design
11 2 (0.40%) Video\Live Streaming
11 2 (0.40%) W3C
12 1 (0.20%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 50 (9.96%) Linux
2 25 (4.98%) Apple iOS
3 24 (4.78%) Android
4 13 (2.59%) Unix
5 7 (1.39%) Windows
6 1 (0.20%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (35.86%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (19.72%) Software Engineering
2 99 (19.72%) Web Development
3 72 (14.34%) MVC
4 68 (13.55%) Responsive Web Design
5 67 (13.35%) E-Commerce
6 53 (10.56%) SEO
7 51 (10.16%) TDD
8 50 (9.96%) Scrum
9 46 (9.16%) Unit Testing
10 33 (6.57%) OO
11 32 (6.37%) Test Automation
12 29 (5.78%) Problem-Solving
13 28 (5.58%) OOP
14 24 (4.78%) Mentoring
15 22 (4.38%) SDLC
15 22 (4.38%) Wireframes
16 21 (4.18%) B2B
17 20 (3.98%) Collaborative Working
17 20 (3.98%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 420 (83.67%) JavaScript
2 133 (26.49%) PHP
3 73 (14.54%) Java
4 66 (13.15%) C#
5 51 (10.16%) SQL
6 31 (6.18%) ES6
7 25 (4.98%) Perl
8 21 (4.18%) Python
9 17 (3.39%) TypeScript
10 10 (1.99%) C++
10 10 (1.99%) Objective-C
10 10 (1.99%) Ruby
11 8 (1.59%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.20%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.00%) Scala
14 4 (0.80%) Apple Swift
14 4 (0.80%) C
14 4 (0.80%) Kotlin
15 3 (0.60%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.60%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (1.79%) Degree
2 3 (0.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.20%) CIPFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.79%) QA
2 5 (1.00%) SLA
3 2 (0.40%) WCAG
4 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (2.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (2.39%) Single Sign-On
2 6 (1.20%) Kibana
3 4 (0.80%) Ansible
3 4 (0.80%) logstash
4 2 (0.40%) Rancher
5 1 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.20%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (5.58%) Microsoft
2 26 (5.18%) Google
3 24 (4.78%) Adobe
4 23 (4.58%) Capita
5 10 (1.99%) Twitter
6 8 (1.59%) IBM
7 7 (1.39%) Zend
8 4 (0.80%) Sitecore
8 4 (0.80%) WooCommerce
8 4 (0.80%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.60%) Cypress Semiconductor
9 3 (0.60%) Facebook
9 3 (0.60%) SAP
10 2 (0.40%) Kony
11 1 (0.20%) Apple
11 1 (0.20%) Demandware
11 1 (0.20%) HP
11 1 (0.20%) hybris
11 1 (0.20%) Oracle
11 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com