Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
England > South East
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 117 110
Rank change year-on-year +31 -7 +12
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 1118 956 1209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.56% 2.80% 2.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.07% 3.20% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1106 885 1185
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 27474 29866 36701
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.44% 87.46% 87.20%
Number of salaries quoted 22566 24748 30580
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
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 South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Front End Development in the South East

Front End Development
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Front End Development in the South East

Front End Development
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Development in the South East over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Front End Development in the South East

Front End Development
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 13 December 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
Thames Valley +6 379 £45,000 +5.88% 31
Hampshire +24 310 £42,500 +21.43% 21
Berkshire +21 189 £45,000 +5.88% 21
Surrey +18 144 £45,000 +5.88% 11
East Sussex +28 142 £47,500 +35.71% 5
Buckinghamshire +15 98 £42,000 +5.00% 3
West Sussex +17 96 £40,000 +6.67% 2
Oxfordshire -26 92 £40,000 - 7
Kent +29 40 £45,000 +24.14% 2
Middlesex +10 2 £36,000 -4.00% 3
Sussex - 2 £45,000 -
Front End Development
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 South East region with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 1013 (90.61%) JavaScript
2 942 (84.26%) HTML
3 935 (83.63%) CSS
4 569 (50.89%) AngularJS
5 424 (37.92%) jQuery
6 421 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
7 413 (36.94%) Web Development
8 392 (35.06%) HTML5
9 375 (33.54%) React
10 328 (29.34%) User Experience
11 287 (25.67%) CSS3
12 283 (25.31%) PHP
13 242 (21.65%) Scrum
14 233 (20.84%) Node.js
15 200 (17.89%) Sass
16 198 (17.71%) .NET
17 191 (17.08%) SQL
18 188 (16.82%) Git (software)
19 187 (16.73%) MVC
20 178 (15.92%) C#
21 134 (11.99%) SQL Server
21 134 (11.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 133 (11.90%) Java
23 132 (11.81%) Degree
24 127 (11.36%) ASP.NET
25 123 (11.00%) MySQL
26 113 (10.11%) Responsive Web Design
27 100 (8.94%) Vue (Vue.js)
28 99 (8.86%) TDD
29 91 (8.14%) SDLC

Front End Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 69 (6.17%) WordPress
2 61 (5.46%) CMS
3 51 (4.56%) Elasticsearch
4 26 (2.33%) Apache
5 20 (1.79%) Apache Spark
6 19 (1.70%) nginx
7 17 (1.52%) Drupal
8 10 (0.89%) SharePoint
8 10 (0.89%) Umbraco
9 9 (0.81%) Tomcat
10 7 (0.63%) Confluence
10 7 (0.63%) Jetty
10 7 (0.63%) OpenStack
10 7 (0.63%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.36%) IIS
11 4 (0.36%) NServiceBus
11 4 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (0.18%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.18%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 75 (6.71%) Photoshop
2 41 (3.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (0.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (0.45%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.27%) InVision
5 3 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.18%) InDesign
7 1 (0.089%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.089%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.089%) Inkscape
7 1 (0.089%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.089%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 21 (1.88%) Magento
2 1 (0.089%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 62 (5.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (5.10%) SaaS
3 53 (4.74%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (3.22%) GitHub
5 25 (2.24%) npm
6 20 (1.79%) Google Analytics
7 12 (1.07%) Adobe Analytics
8 7 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.63%) Google Play
9 6 (0.54%) Azure Data Factory
10 4 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.36%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.36%) Serverless
10 4 (0.36%) Slack
11 3 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 3 (0.27%) CloudFront
11 3 (0.27%) IaaS
11 3 (0.27%) PaaS
11 3 (0.27%) Route 53
12 2 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.70%) Internet
2 8 (0.72%) SMS
3 2 (0.18%) DNS
3 2 (0.18%) HTTP
4 1 (0.089%) FTP
4 1 (0.089%) PPP
4 1 (0.089%) RTP
4 1 (0.089%) SMTP
4 1 (0.089%) SSH
4 1 (0.089%) VLAN
4 1 (0.089%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (11.99%) SQL Server
2 123 (11.00%) MySQL
3 46 (4.11%) NoSQL
4 45 (4.03%) Big Data
5 37 (3.31%) MongoDB
6 33 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
6 33 (2.95%) Relational Database
7 26 (2.33%) Redis
8 20 (1.79%) Power BI
9 14 (1.25%) Qlik Sense
9 14 (1.25%) QlikView
10 10 (0.89%) DB2
10 10 (0.89%) Hadoop
11 8 (0.72%) Apache Hive
11 8 (0.72%) BusinessObjects
12 6 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (0.54%) GIS
12 6 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 188 (16.82%) Git (software)
2 77 (6.89%) gulp
3 64 (5.72%) JIRA
4 57 (5.10%) Selenium
5 54 (4.83%) Jasmine
6 51 (4.56%) Grunt
7 49 (4.38%) webpack
8 45 (4.03%) Jenkins
9 26 (2.33%) Protractor
10 25 (2.24%) Visual Studio
11 21 (1.88%) Bitbucket
11 21 (1.88%) PHPUnit
12 20 (1.79%) SpecFlow
13 19 (1.70%) Moq
14 17 (1.52%) Karma Test Runner
15 15 (1.34%) TeamCity
16 13 (1.16%) Subversion
16 13 (1.16%) WebDriver
17 11 (0.98%) Babel
17 11 (0.98%) Bower
General
1 88 (7.87%) Finance
2 66 (5.90%) Marketing
3 46 (4.11%) Retail
4 40 (3.58%) Telecoms
5 26 (2.33%) Advertising
6 24 (2.15%) Games
7 9 (0.81%) Legal
8 7 (0.63%) Electronics
9 6 (0.54%) Back Office
9 6 (0.54%) Banking
9 6 (0.54%) Multimedia
10 5 (0.45%) Law
10 5 (0.45%) Publishing
10 5 (0.45%) Swedish Language
11 4 (0.36%) Billing
11 4 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.18%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.089%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.089%) Automotive
13 1 (0.089%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1031 (92.22%) Developer
2 656 (58.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 285 (25.49%) JavaScript Developer
4 180 (16.10%) Web Developer
5 139 (12.43%) Senior Developer
6 131 (11.72%) HTML Developer
7 114 (10.20%) PHP Developer
8 106 (9.48%) HTML CSS Developer
9 95 (8.50%) Angular Developer
10 67 (5.99%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 65 (5.81%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 60 (5.37%) PHP Web Developer
13 58 (5.19%) UI Developer
14 57 (5.10%) C# Developer
15 55 (4.92%) .NET Developer
16 49 (4.38%) Lead Developer
17 48 (4.29%) Full Stack Developer
18 46 (4.11%) Senior JavaScript Developer
19 40 (3.58%) C# .NET Developer
20 38 (3.40%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 942 (84.26%) HTML
2 935 (83.63%) CSS
3 569 (50.89%) AngularJS
4 424 (37.92%) jQuery
5 392 (35.06%) HTML5
6 375 (33.54%) React
7 287 (25.67%) CSS3
8 233 (20.84%) Node.js
9 200 (17.89%) Sass
10 198 (17.71%) .NET
11 134 (11.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 127 (11.36%) ASP.NET
13 100 (8.94%) Vue (Vue.js)
14 89 (7.96%) Ajax
15 88 (7.87%) REST
16 87 (7.78%) RESTful
17 84 (7.51%) Ember.js
18 82 (7.33%) LESS
19 77 (6.89%) Backbone.js
20 76 (6.80%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 328 (29.34%) User Experience
2 71 (6.35%) Computer Science
2 71 (6.35%) Greenfield Project
3 52 (4.65%) Mobile App
4 35 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (2.15%) Fintech
6 22 (1.97%) Algorithms
7 16 (1.43%) Graphic Design
7 16 (1.43%) W3C
8 10 (0.89%) Digital Media
8 10 (0.89%) iPad
8 10 (0.89%) Video\Live Streaming
9 9 (0.81%) iPhone
9 9 (0.81%) Smartphone
10 7 (0.63%) Driving Licence
10 7 (0.63%) Hybrid Cloud
11 6 (0.54%) Wiki
12 4 (0.36%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.36%) RIA
13 3 (0.27%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 79 (7.07%) Linux
2 56 (5.01%) Windows
3 30 (2.68%) Android
4 26 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.36%) Unix
5 4 (0.36%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.18%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.089%) CentOS
7 1 (0.089%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 421 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
2 413 (36.94%) Web Development
3 242 (21.65%) Scrum
4 187 (16.73%) MVC
5 113 (10.11%) Responsive Web Design
6 99 (8.86%) TDD
7 91 (8.14%) Continuous Integration
7 91 (8.14%) SDLC
7 91 (8.14%) Software Engineering
8 75 (6.71%) E-Commerce
8 75 (6.71%) Mentoring
9 72 (6.44%) Kanban
10 69 (6.17%) OO
11 64 (5.72%) Analytics
12 63 (5.64%) Test Automation
13 61 (5.46%) Web Application Development
14 60 (5.37%) BDD
15 58 (5.19%) Open Source
16 56 (5.01%) Web Design
17 45 (4.03%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1013 (90.61%) JavaScript
2 283 (25.31%) PHP
3 191 (17.08%) SQL
4 178 (15.92%) C#
5 133 (11.90%) Java
6 81 (7.25%) Python
7 75 (6.71%) ES6
8 43 (3.85%) TypeScript
9 39 (3.49%) T-SQL
10 37 (3.31%) Ruby
11 25 (2.24%) C++
12 22 (1.97%) PHP 5
13 15 (1.34%) C
14 13 (1.16%) ECMAScript
14 13 (1.16%) Perl
15 10 (0.89%) Bash Shell
16 7 (0.63%) PowerShell
16 7 (0.63%) VB.NET
17 6 (0.54%) Go
17 6 (0.54%) R
Qualifications
1 132 (11.81%) Degree
2 34 (3.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (0.72%) Security Cleared
4 7 (0.63%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.089%) MCSE
6 1 (0.089%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.089%) MySQL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.59%) QA
2 9 (0.81%) WCAG
3 2 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (4.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (0.81%) Kubernetes
1 9 (0.81%) Puppet
2 7 (0.63%) Ansible
2 7 (0.63%) Mesos
2 7 (0.63%) Terraform
3 2 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.089%) Nagios
4 1 (0.089%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.089%) Plesk
4 1 (0.089%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 77 (6.89%) Microsoft
2 58 (5.19%) Google
3 48 (4.29%) Adobe
4 24 (2.15%) Oracle
4 24 (2.15%) Zend
5 19 (1.70%) Cognos
5 19 (1.70%) Tableau
6 16 (1.43%) Twitter
7 13 (1.16%) ServiceNow
8 8 (0.72%) Capita
8 8 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (0.72%) Sitecore
9 6 (0.54%) Sencha
10 4 (0.36%) Optimizely
10 4 (0.36%) Xamarin
11 3 (0.27%) Monetate
11 3 (0.27%) Tealium
12 2 (0.18%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.18%) SAP
12 2 (0.18%) Sony