Period
to 6 June 2020

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 6 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 57 78 153
Rank change year-on-year +21 +75 -74
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 117 173 89
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 4.11% 3.26% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.47% 3.49% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 89 130 64
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,250 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.80% +3.21% -13.33%
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,225 £28,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,375 £60,000
UK median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.00% - +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 2,615 4,963 5,373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 91.75% 93.52% 93.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,655 3,272 3,643
Median annual salary £46,820 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.04% - -
10th Percentile £30,500 £29,250 £29,250
90th Percentile £71,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 6 June 2020.

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 6 June 2020. 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 -2 66 £40,000 - 3
Edinburgh +65 41 £45,000 +2.86% 6
Dundee - 6 £37,500 -
Aberdeen -2 2 £35,000 +2.94%
Scottish Borders -6 1 - -
East Lothian - 1 £35,000 -
Front End Development
UK

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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 81 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 67 (57.26%) HTML
3 66 (56.41%) CSS
4 56 (47.86%) React
5 49 (41.88%) AngularJS
6 35 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (27.35%) User Experience
8 30 (25.64%) TypeScript
9 28 (23.93%) Unit Testing
10 27 (23.08%) HTML5
11 26 (22.22%) Mentoring
12 24 (20.51%) Finance
13 22 (18.80%) Web Development
14 20 (17.09%) Git (software)
14 20 (17.09%) Node.js
14 20 (17.09%) C#
15 18 (15.38%) PHP
16 17 (14.53%) CSS3
17 16 (13.68%) Sass
17 16 (13.68%) Technical Leadership
18 15 (12.82%) Mobile App
18 15 (12.82%) REST
18 15 (12.82%) E-Commerce
19 13 (11.11%) MySQL
19 13 (11.11%) DevOps
20 12 (10.26%) .NET
20 12 (10.26%) Big Data
21 11 (9.40%) Laravel
21 11 (9.40%) Vue.js
21 11 (9.40%) Redux

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 3 (2.56%) Cloud Foundry
1 3 (2.56%) CMS
1 3 (2.56%) WordPress
2 2 (1.71%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.85%) Apache
3 1 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.85%) nginx
3 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.42%) Adobe XD
3 2 (1.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.71%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.85%) Figma
4 1 (0.85%) InDesign
4 1 (0.85%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.42%) AWS
1 4 (3.42%) npm
2 3 (2.56%) Azure
3 2 (1.71%) SaaS
3 2 (1.71%) Yarn
4 1 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.85%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.71%) Internet
2 1 (0.85%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.11%) MySQL
2 12 (10.26%) Big Data
3 5 (4.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (17.09%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.84%) Subversion
3 6 (5.13%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.27%) webpack
5 3 (2.56%) gulp
6 2 (1.71%) Axure RP
6 2 (1.71%) Balsamiq
6 2 (1.71%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (1.71%) Mocha
General
1 24 (20.51%) Finance
2 3 (2.56%) Retail
3 2 (1.71%) Banking
4 1 (0.85%) Back Office
4 1 (0.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 104 (88.89%) Developer
2 71 (60.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 22 (18.80%) Senior Developer
4 20 (17.09%) JavaScript Developer
5 15 (12.82%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 13 (11.11%) React Developer
7 11 (9.40%) PHP Developer
8 10 (8.55%) Web Developer
9 8 (6.84%) HTML CSS Developer
9 8 (6.84%) HTML Developer
10 7 (5.98%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 7 (5.98%) UI Developer
10 7 (5.98%) Web UI Developer
11 5 (4.27%) Analyst
11 5 (4.27%) Applications Support
11 5 (4.27%) Applications Support Analyst
11 5 (4.27%) Digital Developer
11 5 (4.27%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 5 (4.27%) Software Engineer
11 5 (4.27%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (57.26%) HTML
2 66 (56.41%) CSS
3 56 (47.86%) React
4 49 (41.88%) AngularJS
5 27 (23.08%) HTML5
6 20 (17.09%) Node.js
7 17 (14.53%) CSS3
8 16 (13.68%) Sass
9 15 (12.82%) REST
10 12 (10.26%) .NET
11 11 (9.40%) Laravel
11 11 (9.40%) Redux
11 11 (9.40%) Vue.js
12 9 (7.69%) ASP.NET
13 5 (4.27%) Angular 2
13 5 (4.27%) Web Services
14 4 (3.42%) jQuery
14 4 (3.42%) React Native
14 4 (3.42%) RESTful
15 2 (1.71%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 32 (27.35%) User Experience
2 15 (12.82%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.13%) Digital Media
3 6 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.85%) Animation
5 1 (0.85%) PMI
5 1 (0.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.13%) Linux
2 1 (0.85%) Android
2 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (29.91%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (23.93%) Unit Testing
3 26 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 22 (18.80%) Web Development
5 16 (13.68%) Technical Leadership
6 15 (12.82%) E-Commerce
7 13 (11.11%) DevOps
8 10 (8.55%) Software Engineering
9 9 (7.69%) TDD
10 8 (6.84%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (5.98%) BDD
12 6 (5.13%) Computer Science
12 6 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (5.13%) Problem-Solving
13 5 (4.27%) Business Intelligence
13 5 (4.27%) Business Transformation
13 5 (4.27%) Microservices
13 5 (4.27%) OOP
13 5 (4.27%) Project Delivery
13 5 (4.27%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 81 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 30 (25.64%) TypeScript
3 20 (17.09%) C#
4 18 (15.38%) PHP
5 10 (8.55%) SQL
6 9 (7.69%) ES6
7 8 (6.84%) Java
8 5 (4.27%) Java 8
8 5 (4.27%) T-SQL
8 5 (4.27%) VB
9 4 (3.42%) Python
10 2 (1.71%) ES8
11 1 (0.85%) C
11 1 (0.85%) C++
11 1 (0.85%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (3.42%) Degree
2 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.27%) GDPR
2 2 (1.71%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Kibana
1 1 (0.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (5.98%) Adobe
2 6 (5.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.85%) Apple