Period
to 18 May 2021

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 18 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
England > South East
6 months to
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 47 82 96
Rank change year-on-year +35 +14 -13
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 729 613 852
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 5.46% 3.55% 3.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.92% 3.89% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 611 513 745
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £28,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £40,000 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
75th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £53,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -3.64% +4.76% +5.00%

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 12,307 15,765 24,138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 92.13% 91.33% 91.87%
Number of salaries quoted 9,324 12,808 19,701
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,250
25th Percentile £40,288 £38,475 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

Front End Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Front End Development as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Front End Development in the South East over the 6 months to 18 May 2021.

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 18 May 2021. 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
Hampshire +28 195 £45,000 -5.26% 29
Thames Valley +1 187 £55,000 - 47
East Sussex +18 149 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Berkshire -9 92 £57,500 +4.55% 17
West Sussex +37 80 £55,000 - 6
Surrey +9 78 £55,000 +4.76% 14
Oxfordshire +34 67 £47,500 -13.64% 18
Buckinghamshire -14 28 £62,500 +4.17% 12
Kent +10 22 £37,500 +2.74% 5
Sussex - 14 £60,000 -
Front End Development
England

For the 6 months to 18 May 2021, 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 South East region with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 587 (80.52%) JavaScript
2 430 (58.98%) HTML
3 427 (58.57%) CSS
4 334 (45.82%) React
5 297 (40.74%) AngularJS
6 272 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
7 207 (28.40%) Vue.js
8 181 (24.83%) Git (software)
9 172 (23.59%) User Experience
10 170 (23.32%) TypeScript
11 162 (22.22%) HTML5
12 154 (21.12%) Node.js
13 148 (20.30%) Web Development
14 143 (19.62%) jQuery
15 133 (18.24%) Software Engineering
16 108 (14.81%) Scrum
17 107 (14.68%) Docker
18 105 (14.40%) CSS3
19 99 (13.58%) Sass
20 92 (12.62%) AWS
20 92 (12.62%) C#
21 91 (12.48%) Azure
22 90 (12.35%) Unit Testing
23 89 (12.21%) Java
24 80 (10.97%) Redux
25 79 (10.84%) .NET
25 79 (10.84%) ES6
26 78 (10.70%) Greenfield Project
27 75 (10.29%) Social Skills
27 75 (10.29%) Degree

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 39 (5.35%) CMS
2 22 (3.02%) WordPress
3 20 (2.74%) Apache
4 17 (2.33%) Tomcat
5 9 (1.23%) JBoss
5 9 (1.23%) WebLogic
6 8 (1.10%) Confluence
7 5 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (0.55%) IIS
8 4 (0.55%) Kentico
8 4 (0.55%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (0.55%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.41%) EPiServer
9 3 (0.41%) Headless CMS
10 2 (0.27%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.14%) Drupal
11 1 (0.14%) nginx
11 1 (0.14%) Oracle Spatial
11 1 (0.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (2.19%) Sketch
2 15 (2.06%) InVision
3 12 (1.65%) Photoshop
4 10 (1.37%) Figma
5 9 (1.23%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.41%) Campfire
8 2 (0.27%) GIMP
9 1 (0.14%) Marvel
9 1 (0.14%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 6 (0.82%) Magento
2 4 (0.55%) nopCommerce
2 4 (0.55%) Shopify
3 3 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 92 (12.62%) AWS
2 91 (12.48%) Azure
3 57 (7.82%) GCP
4 42 (5.76%) GitHub
5 35 (4.80%) SaaS
6 25 (3.43%) Google Analytics
7 16 (2.19%) npm
8 14 (1.92%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 13 (1.78%) Yarn
10 12 (1.65%) Apigee
11 10 (1.37%) Serverless
12 8 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
12 8 (1.10%) OpenShift
13 7 (0.96%) Amazon SQS
14 5 (0.69%) Amazon EC2
15 4 (0.55%) Amazon Cognito
15 4 (0.55%) Amazon S3
15 4 (0.55%) DigitalOcean
15 4 (0.55%) Google Tag Manager
15 4 (0.55%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.78%) HTTP
2 11 (1.51%) Internet
3 5 (0.69%) DNS
3 5 (0.69%) SSL
4 4 (0.55%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.41%) Broadband
6 2 (0.27%) Extranet
6 2 (0.27%) Intranet
7 1 (0.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (5.62%) SQL Server
2 34 (4.66%) MySQL
3 14 (1.92%) MongoDB
4 13 (1.78%) NoSQL
5 12 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (1.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 7 (0.96%) Relational Database
8 5 (0.69%) SQL Server 2019
9 4 (0.55%) Data Lake
9 4 (0.55%) Power BI
10 3 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.27%) Big Data
11 2 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.27%) MariaDB
11 2 (0.27%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.27%) Qlik Sense
12 1 (0.14%) GIS
12 1 (0.14%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.14%) Spatial Data
12 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 181 (24.83%) Git (software)
2 42 (5.76%) JIRA
3 29 (3.98%) webpack
4 24 (3.29%) Jenkins
5 21 (2.88%) Cypress.io
6 19 (2.61%) Bitbucket
7 18 (2.47%) Eclipse
7 18 (2.47%) IntelliJ
8 15 (2.06%) JUnit
8 15 (2.06%) Visual Studio
9 14 (1.92%) Visual Website Optimizer
10 13 (1.78%) Protractor
11 12 (1.65%) Maven
11 12 (1.65%) Selenium
12 11 (1.51%) gulp
13 9 (1.23%) Babel
13 9 (1.23%) Grunt
14 7 (0.96%) Jasmine
15 6 (0.82%) Karma Test Runner
15 6 (0.82%) RSpec
General
1 75 (10.29%) Social Skills
2 55 (7.54%) Marketing
3 50 (6.86%) Finance
4 49 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (2.19%) Retail
6 15 (2.06%) Organisational Skills
7 13 (1.78%) Public Sector
8 12 (1.65%) Games
9 9 (1.23%) Fire and Rescue
10 5 (0.69%) Banking
10 5 (0.69%) Influencing Skills
10 5 (0.69%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.55%) Electronics
11 4 (0.55%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.55%) Wearables
12 2 (0.27%) Automotive
12 2 (0.27%) Law
12 2 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.14%) Advertising
13 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 651 (89.30%) Developer
2 424 (58.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 89 (12.21%) React Developer
4 82 (11.25%) JavaScript Developer
5 64 (8.78%) Angular Developer
5 64 (8.78%) Senior Developer
6 48 (6.58%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 42 (5.76%) Lead Developer
8 36 (4.94%) Full Stack Developer
9 34 (4.66%) Web Developer
10 23 (3.16%) Java Developer
11 22 (3.02%) Junior
12 20 (2.74%) Software Developer
13 19 (2.61%) Analyst
14 17 (2.33%) Junior Developer
14 17 (2.33%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 16 (2.19%) Software Engineer
16 14 (1.92%) PHP Developer
17 13 (1.78%) WordPress Developer
18 11 (1.51%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 430 (58.98%) HTML
2 427 (58.57%) CSS
3 334 (45.82%) React
4 297 (40.74%) AngularJS
5 207 (28.40%) Vue.js
6 162 (22.22%) HTML5
7 154 (21.12%) Node.js
8 143 (19.62%) jQuery
9 105 (14.40%) CSS3
10 99 (13.58%) Sass
11 80 (10.97%) Redux
12 79 (10.84%) .NET
13 73 (10.01%) REST
14 72 (9.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 51 (7.00%) Web Services
16 50 (6.86%) Angular 2
17 48 (6.58%) RESTful
18 40 (5.49%) Jest
19 34 (4.66%) React Native
20 29 (3.98%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 172 (23.59%) User Experience
2 78 (10.70%) Greenfield Project
3 30 (4.12%) Mobile App
4 23 (3.16%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (1.51%) NHS
6 10 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (1.23%) Analytical Mindset
8 6 (0.82%) Acoustics
8 6 (0.82%) Life Science
9 5 (0.69%) Podcast
10 4 (0.55%) 3D Graphics
11 3 (0.41%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (0.41%) iPad
11 3 (0.41%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.27%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.27%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.27%) PKI
12 2 (0.27%) PMI
12 2 (0.27%) Renewable Energy
12 2 (0.27%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 48 (6.58%) Windows
2 41 (5.62%) Linux
3 12 (1.65%) Unix
4 10 (1.37%) Apple iOS
5 9 (1.23%) Android
6 3 (0.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 272 (37.31%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (20.30%) Web Development
3 133 (18.24%) Software Engineering
4 108 (14.81%) Scrum
5 90 (12.35%) Unit Testing
6 72 (9.88%) TDD
7 63 (8.64%) Computer Science
8 58 (7.96%) Microservices
9 57 (7.82%) Problem-Solving
10 53 (7.27%) OOP
11 48 (6.58%) Artificial Intelligence
12 47 (6.45%) Machine Learning
12 47 (6.45%) Test Automation
13 46 (6.31%) Responsive Web Design
14 45 (6.17%) Fintech
15 42 (5.76%) Continuous Integration
16 39 (5.35%) DevOps
16 39 (5.35%) E-Commerce
16 39 (5.35%) Mentoring
17 36 (4.94%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 587 (80.52%) JavaScript
2 170 (23.32%) TypeScript
3 92 (12.62%) C#
4 89 (12.21%) Java
5 79 (10.84%) ES6
6 72 (9.88%) PHP
7 64 (8.78%) SQL
8 55 (7.54%) Python
9 19 (2.61%) Ruby
10 17 (2.33%) C++
11 13 (1.78%) Bash Shell
12 11 (1.51%) Scala
13 7 (0.96%) VB
14 6 (0.82%) Go
15 4 (0.55%) C
16 2 (0.27%) Groovy
16 2 (0.27%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.27%) XPath
17 1 (0.14%) Clojure
17 1 (0.14%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 75 (10.29%) Degree
2 38 (5.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (0.69%) Master's Degree
4 4 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (0.55%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.55%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.27%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.66%) QA
2 9 (1.23%) Actionable Recommendations
3 6 (0.82%) GDPR
4 5 (0.69%) WCAG
System Software
1 107 (14.68%) Docker
2 4 (0.55%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 65 (8.92%) Kubernetes
2 9 (1.23%) Puppet
3 2 (0.27%) Ansible
3 2 (0.27%) Terraform
4 1 (0.14%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 48 (6.58%) Google
2 34 (4.66%) Microsoft
3 33 (4.53%) Adobe
4 10 (1.37%) WooCommerce
5 6 (0.82%) Mercator
6 5 (0.69%) Oracle
6 5 (0.69%) Sitecore
7 4 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (0.55%) webMethods
8 3 (0.41%) Mapbox
8 3 (0.41%) SAP
9 2 (0.27%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.14%) Apple
10 1 (0.14%) Liquidlogic
10 1 (0.14%) VMware
10 1 (0.14%) Xamarin