Front End Development Jobs in Scotland

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
UK > Scotland

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 April 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
18 Apr 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 153 150 68
Rank change year-on-year -3 -82 -15
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 151 83 239
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 2.28% 1.73% 4.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 1.84% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 93 52 128
10th Percentile £34,000 £38,750 £40,000
25th Percentile £44,250 £45,000 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £60,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +11.70%
75th Percentile £65,000 £76,250 £68,750
90th Percentile - £110,000 £69,125
UK median annual salary £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -4.00% - +19.05%

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland

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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,160 4,513 5,167
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 93.02% 94.02% 91.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2,417 2,255 2,772
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,625 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £57,810 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -9.19% +10.11% +7.69%
75th Percentile £65,000 £75,000 £66,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,600 £81,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £61,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -10.57% +2.50% +9.09%

Front End Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Front End Development in Scotland

Front End Development
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Front End Development in Scotland

Front End Development
Salary Histogram in Scotland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Front End Development in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 April 2024.

Salary histogram for Front End Development in Scotland

Front End Development
Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 April 2024. 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
Jobs
Glasgow -83 64 £50,000 -16.67% 10
Edinburgh +45 40 £60,000 +0.42% 7
Aberdeen +16 31 £52,500 +23.53%
Dundee -6 8 £50,000 -31.03%
Aberdeenshire - 3 £40,000 -
West Lothian - 2 £52,500 -
Angus - 1 £65,000 -
Front End Development
UK

Front End Development
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (8.61%) Cloud Foundry
2 4 (2.65%) JBoss
2 4 (2.65%) Red Hat Fuse
3 2 (1.32%) CMS
4 1 (0.66%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.93%) Azure
2 12 (7.95%) AWS
3 8 (5.30%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (1.99%) GitHub
4 3 (1.99%) Google Play
4 3 (1.99%) SaaS
5 2 (1.32%) PaaS
6 1 (0.66%) dbt
6 1 (0.66%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.30%) HTTP
1 8 (5.30%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.60%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.61%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (8.61%) MongoDB
3 6 (3.97%) Big Data
4 3 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (16.56%) Git
2 17 (11.26%) Jasmine
2 17 (11.26%) Karma Test Runner
3 15 (9.93%) Visual Studio Code
4 14 (9.27%) Cucumber
5 13 (8.61%) Cypress.io
6 4 (2.65%) IntelliJ
6 4 (2.65%) Postman
6 4 (2.65%) webpack
7 3 (1.99%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.99%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.32%) JIRA
8 2 (1.32%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.66%) Ranorex
General
1 66 (43.71%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 46 (30.46%) Finance
3 32 (21.19%) Social Skills
4 28 (18.54%) Banking
4 28 (18.54%) Law
5 15 (9.93%) Private Banking
6 13 (8.61%) Investment Banking
7 12 (7.95%) Public Sector
8 8 (5.30%) Electronics
8 8 (5.30%) Manufacturing
8 8 (5.30%) Marketing
8 8 (5.30%) Telecoms
9 4 (2.65%) Tech for Good
10 2 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.32%) Aviation
11 1 (0.66%) Games
11 1 (0.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 109 (72.19%) Developer
2 64 (42.38%) Senior
3 60 (39.74%) Front-End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 45 (29.80%) Senior Developer
5 38 (25.17%) Software Engineer
6 26 (17.22%) React Developer
7 23 (15.23%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 22 (14.57%) Senior React Developer
8 22 (14.57%) Software Developer
9 19 (12.58%) Senior Software Engineer
10 18 (11.92%) Lead
10 18 (11.92%) Senior Software Developer
11 17 (11.26%) Java Engineer
11 17 (11.26%) Java Software Engineer
12 13 (8.61%) Full Stack Engineer
12 13 (8.61%) Full Stack Software Engineer
12 13 (8.61%) Lead Java Engineer
12 13 (8.61%) Lead Software Engineer
13 9 (5.96%) JavaScript Developer
13 9 (5.96%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (53.64%) React
2 49 (32.45%) CSS
2 49 (32.45%) HTML
3 47 (31.13%) AngularJS
4 23 (15.23%) Sass
4 23 (15.23%) Spring
5 22 (14.57%) RESTful
6 21 (13.91%) .NET
7 19 (12.58%) ASP.NET Web API
8 18 (11.92%) jQuery
8 18 (11.92%) LESS
8 18 (11.92%) Vue
9 17 (11.26%) ASP.NET
9 17 (11.26%) Node.js
9 17 (11.26%) Spring Boot
10 16 (10.60%) OAuth
11 15 (9.93%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (9.93%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 15 (9.93%) OpenAPI
11 15 (9.93%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 46 (30.46%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (9.93%) Cloud Native
3 13 (8.61%) Private Cloud
4 8 (5.30%) Arduino
4 8 (5.30%) Raspberry Pi
5 7 (4.64%) IoT
6 6 (3.97%) Product Ownership
6 6 (3.97%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.99%) iPhone
7 3 (1.99%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.32%) W3C
9 1 (0.66%) Distributed Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.99%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (43.05%) Software Engineering
2 54 (35.76%) Agile
3 37 (24.50%) Computer Science
4 36 (23.84%) User Experience
5 31 (20.53%) Test Automation
6 29 (19.21%) Full Stack Development
7 24 (15.89%) DevOps
8 23 (15.23%) Problem-Solving
9 21 (13.91%) UX Design
10 16 (10.60%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
11 15 (9.93%) Asset Management
11 15 (9.93%) Investment Management
11 15 (9.93%) Mentoring
11 15 (9.93%) MVC
11 15 (9.93%) Wealth Management
12 14 (9.27%) Actionable Insight
12 14 (9.27%) CI/CD
13 13 (8.61%) Continuous Deployment
13 13 (8.61%) Epics
13 13 (8.61%) Site Reliability Engineering
Programming Languages
1 77 (50.99%) JavaScript
2 48 (31.79%) TypeScript
3 30 (19.87%) Ruby
4 25 (16.56%) SQL
5 23 (15.23%) Java
6 21 (13.91%) C#
7 18 (11.92%) T-SQL
8 11 (7.28%) Python
9 5 (3.31%) GLSL
10 3 (1.99%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.32%) C++
12 1 (0.66%) Bash
12 1 (0.66%) PHP
12 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (14.57%) Degree
2 15 (9.93%) SC Cleared
2 15 (9.93%) Security Cleared
3 14 (9.27%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.92%) Accessibility
2 15 (9.93%) WAI
3 4 (2.65%) QA
4 2 (1.32%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (5.30%) Firmware
2 2 (1.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (5.30%) NVIDIA
1 8 (5.30%) SAP
2 4 (2.65%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.99%) Google
3 3 (1.99%) Oracle