Period
to 15 October 2019

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 15 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 73 92 111
Rank change year-on-year +19 +19 -26
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 182 157 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 3.75% 2.92% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.01% 3.10% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 125 115 82
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,600 £32,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £61,500 £62,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -

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.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,542 5,071 5,070
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 93.51% 94.26% 92.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2,754 3,333 3,230
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.10% +3.41% -
10th Percentile £29,520 £29,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £66,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%

Front End Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Front End Development in Scotland

Front End Development
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Front End Development in Scotland

Front End Development
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Development in Scotland over the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

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 15 October 2019. 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
Glasgow +44 128 £50,000 - 22
Edinburgh -19 42 £40,000 -21.95% 14
Aberdeen - 3 £34,000 - 1
South Lanarkshire - 2 £38,750 -
Stirling +3 1 £42,500 +21.43% 1
West Lothian - 1 - - 1
Dundee - 1 - - 1
Front End Development
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 156 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 143 (78.57%) CSS
3 137 (75.27%) HTML
4 99 (54.40%) React
5 91 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 90 (49.45%) AngularJS
7 77 (42.31%) Git (software)
8 64 (35.16%) TDD
9 60 (32.97%) jQuery
10 54 (29.67%) SQL
11 52 (28.57%) Java
12 50 (27.47%) Mentoring
13 47 (25.82%) User Experience
14 41 (22.53%) Big Data
15 39 (21.43%) Jenkins
15 39 (21.43%) DevOps
16 37 (20.33%) HTML5
17 35 (19.23%) TeamCity
17 35 (19.23%) Ansible
17 35 (19.23%) PL/SQL
17 35 (19.23%) Artificial Intelligence
18 33 (18.13%) Robotics
19 32 (17.58%) Oracle
20 31 (17.03%) Finance
21 28 (15.38%) CSS3
22 27 (14.84%) Java 8
23 26 (14.29%) Node.js
23 26 (14.29%) Web Development
24 25 (13.74%) .NET
24 25 (13.74%) C#

Front End Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 7 (3.85%) CMS
1 7 (3.85%) WordPress
2 6 (3.30%) Apache
3 4 (2.20%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.55%) Confluence
4 1 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.55%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.55%) IIS
4 1 (0.55%) nginx
4 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.55%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (1.10%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.55%) Adobe XD
2 1 (0.55%) Figma
2 1 (0.55%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (8.79%) Azure
2 15 (8.24%) AWS
3 6 (3.30%) GCP
4 3 (1.65%) GitHub
4 3 (1.65%) Google Analytics
4 3 (1.65%) npm
4 3 (1.65%) SaaS
4 3 (1.65%) Serverless
5 2 (1.10%) Datadog
5 2 (1.10%) G Suite
6 1 (0.55%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.55%) Yammer
6 1 (0.55%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.20%) DNS
2 3 (1.65%) Internet
3 1 (0.55%) Broadband
3 1 (0.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (22.53%) Big Data
2 11 (6.04%) MySQL
2 11 (6.04%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.75%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.20%) GIS
5 3 (1.65%) MariaDB
6 2 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.10%) Couchbase
6 2 (1.10%) Mixpanel
7 1 (0.55%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 77 (42.31%) Git (software)
2 39 (21.43%) Jenkins
3 35 (19.23%) TeamCity
4 15 (8.24%) Subversion
5 12 (6.59%) webpack
6 9 (4.95%) gulp
7 5 (2.75%) Grunt
7 5 (2.75%) Visual Studio
8 4 (2.20%) NetBeans
9 3 (1.65%) Hudson
9 3 (1.65%) PostCSS
10 2 (1.10%) Mocha
11 1 (0.55%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.55%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.55%) JIRA
11 1 (0.55%) Selenium
11 1 (0.55%) Sinon.JS
11 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.55%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.55%) Yeoman
General
1 31 (17.03%) Finance
2 3 (1.65%) Banking
2 3 (1.65%) Marketing
2 3 (1.65%) Public Sector
2 3 (1.65%) Retail
3 2 (1.10%) Games
3 2 (1.10%) General Ledger
3 2 (1.10%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.55%) Law
4 1 (0.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 163 (89.56%) Developer
2 104 (57.14%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 32 (17.58%) Java Developer
3 32 (17.58%) Senior Developer
4 25 (13.74%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 15 (8.24%) JavaScript Developer
6 9 (4.95%) PHP Developer
6 9 (4.95%) React Developer
6 9 (4.95%) Web Developer
7 8 (4.40%) Angular Developer
7 8 (4.40%) Software Developer
8 7 (3.85%) Software Engineer
9 6 (3.30%) HTML Developer
10 5 (2.75%) C# Software Engineer
10 5 (2.75%) Development Manager
10 5 (2.75%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 5 (2.75%) Lead Developer
10 5 (2.75%) Senior Software Engineer
11 4 (2.20%) Java Software Engineer
11 4 (2.20%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (78.57%) CSS
2 137 (75.27%) HTML
3 99 (54.40%) React
4 90 (49.45%) AngularJS
5 60 (32.97%) jQuery
6 37 (20.33%) HTML5
7 28 (15.38%) CSS3
8 26 (14.29%) Node.js
9 25 (13.74%) .NET
10 15 (8.24%) RESTful
11 14 (7.69%) Sass
12 13 (7.14%) ASP.NET
12 13 (7.14%) Redux
13 10 (5.49%) Laravel
14 9 (4.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 8 (4.40%) SOAP
15 8 (4.40%) Spring
15 8 (4.40%) Vue.js
16 7 (3.85%) Angular 2
16 7 (3.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 47 (25.82%) User Experience
2 33 (18.13%) Robotics
3 20 (10.99%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (4.95%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.30%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (3.30%) Tandem
6 4 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.55%) Animation
9 1 (0.55%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.55%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.55%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 20 (10.99%) Android
2 19 (10.44%) Apple iOS
3 12 (6.59%) Linux
4 5 (2.75%) Windows
5 1 (0.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (35.16%) TDD
3 50 (27.47%) Mentoring
4 39 (21.43%) DevOps
5 35 (19.23%) Artificial Intelligence
6 26 (14.29%) Web Development
7 23 (12.64%) BDD
8 22 (12.09%) Problem-Solving
9 16 (8.79%) Fintech
9 16 (8.79%) MVC
9 16 (8.79%) SDLC
9 16 (8.79%) Software Engineering
10 9 (4.95%) E-Commerce
10 9 (4.95%) Technology Roadmap
11 8 (4.40%) Android Development
11 8 (4.40%) iOS Development
11 8 (4.40%) Microservices
11 8 (4.40%) Mobile Development
11 8 (4.40%) SEO
12 7 (3.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 156 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 54 (29.67%) SQL
3 52 (28.57%) Java
4 35 (19.23%) PL/SQL
5 27 (14.84%) Java 8
6 25 (13.74%) C#
7 18 (9.89%) TypeScript
8 14 (7.69%) PHP
9 12 (6.59%) ES6
10 9 (4.95%) Python
11 6 (3.30%) Ruby
12 4 (2.20%) C++
13 3 (1.65%) ES7
14 2 (1.10%) Shell Script
14 2 (1.10%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.55%) Kotlin
15 1 (0.55%) PHP 7
15 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (6.04%) Degree
2 4 (2.20%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (2.20%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 7 (3.85%) Docker
2 1 (0.55%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 35 (19.23%) Ansible
2 2 (1.10%) Consul
2 2 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.10%) Terraform
Vendors
1 32 (17.58%) Oracle
2 18 (9.89%) Adobe
3 6 (3.30%) Google
4 4 (2.20%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.65%) Zend
6 1 (0.55%) Apple
6 1 (0.55%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.55%) Xamarin