Period
to 22 February 2018

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 22 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
England > South East
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 110 119
Rank change year-on-year +24 +9 +3
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 1,121 882 1,146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.55% 2.81% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.05% 3.22% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1,102 803 1,149
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £28,000 £25,000 £26,450
90th Percentile £60,000 £59,750 £57,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%

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 27,663 27,415 35,794
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 87.65% 87.22% 87.31%
Number of salaries quoted 22,843 22,428 30,174
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £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 22 February 2018.

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 22 February 2018. 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 +18 412 £45,000 +12.50% 78
Hampshire +25 342 £42,500 +18.06% 27
Berkshire +13 213 £47,500 +12.43% 38
East Sussex +13 140 £45,000 +5.88% 13
Surrey -10 116 £47,500 +11.76% 20
Oxfordshire +17 114 £40,000 - 20
Buckinghamshire +13 86 £42,000 +20.00% 20
West Sussex +7 78 £40,000 - 21
Kent +15 23 £42,500 +21.43% 5
Sussex - 9 £45,000 -
Front End Development
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, 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 1,007 (89.83%) JavaScript
2 920 (82.07%) HTML
3 918 (81.89%) CSS
4 607 (54.15%) AngularJS
5 463 (41.30%) jQuery
6 427 (38.09%) Agile Software Development
7 387 (34.52%) React
8 368 (32.83%) Web Development
9 365 (32.56%) HTML5
10 322 (28.72%) User Experience
11 274 (24.44%) CSS3
12 253 (22.57%) PHP
13 231 (20.61%) Git (software)
14 226 (20.16%) Sass
15 207 (18.47%) Node.js
16 205 (18.29%) .NET
17 202 (18.02%) Scrum
18 195 (17.40%) C#
19 191 (17.04%) MVC
20 154 (13.74%) SQL
21 149 (13.29%) Degree
22 140 (12.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 137 (12.22%) Java
24 134 (11.95%) Responsive Web Design
25 133 (11.86%) Software Engineering
26 132 (11.78%) SQL Server
27 122 (10.88%) MySQL
28 118 (10.53%) ASP.NET
29 117 (10.44%) Vue (Vue.js)
30 112 (9.99%) LESS

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 80 (7.14%) WordPress
2 77 (6.87%) CMS
3 45 (4.01%) Elasticsearch
4 31 (2.77%) Drupal
5 27 (2.41%) Apache
6 25 (2.23%) Apache Spark
7 20 (1.78%) nginx
8 14 (1.25%) Tomcat
8 14 (1.25%) Umbraco
9 8 (0.71%) Joomla!
10 7 (0.62%) SharePoint
11 6 (0.54%) IIS
12 2 (0.18%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.18%) ExpressionEngine
12 2 (0.18%) Kentico
12 2 (0.18%) MODX
13 1 (0.089%) Cloud Foundry
13 1 (0.089%) EPiServer
13 1 (0.089%) Moodle
13 1 (0.089%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 79 (7.05%) Photoshop
2 37 (3.30%) Adobe Illustrator
3 20 (1.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 11 (0.98%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.089%) InVision
Business Applications
1 24 (2.14%) Magento
2 1 (0.089%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.089%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 74 (6.60%) SaaS
2 61 (5.44%) Amazon AWS
3 59 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (2.41%) GitHub
5 23 (2.05%) Adobe Analytics
6 19 (1.69%) Google Analytics
7 18 (1.61%) npm
8 8 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (0.71%) Amazon S3
9 7 (0.62%) AdWords
9 7 (0.62%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 7 (0.62%) CloudFront
9 7 (0.62%) Route 53
10 6 (0.54%) Google Play
11 5 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.36%) Serverless
12 4 (0.36%) Slack
13 2 (0.18%) G Suite
13 2 (0.18%) Yarn
14 1 (0.089%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.05%) Internet
2 10 (0.89%) SMS
3 7 (0.62%) HTTP
4 6 (0.54%) Intranet
5 2 (0.18%) FTP
5 2 (0.18%) SMTP
5 2 (0.18%) SSH
6 1 (0.089%) Broadband
6 1 (0.089%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (11.78%) SQL Server
2 122 (10.88%) MySQL
3 49 (4.37%) NoSQL
4 47 (4.19%) Big Data
5 41 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
5 41 (3.66%) Relational Database
6 35 (3.12%) MongoDB
7 7 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
8 6 (0.54%) Redis
9 5 (0.45%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.27%) CouchDB
11 3 (0.27%) Power BI
11 3 (0.27%) QlikView
11 3 (0.27%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.18%) Cosmos DB
12 2 (0.18%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.18%) GIS
12 2 (0.18%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.089%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 231 (20.61%) Git (software)
2 86 (7.67%) gulp
3 67 (5.98%) JIRA
4 62 (5.53%) Grunt
4 62 (5.53%) webpack
5 57 (5.08%) Selenium
6 56 (5.00%) Jasmine
7 46 (4.10%) Subversion
8 33 (2.94%) Visual Studio
9 26 (2.32%) Protractor
10 25 (2.23%) Jenkins
11 22 (1.96%) SpecFlow
12 21 (1.87%) Karma Test Runner
13 17 (1.52%) Maven
13 17 (1.52%) TeamCity
14 14 (1.25%) Babel
15 11 (0.98%) Bugzilla
15 11 (0.98%) Trac
16 10 (0.89%) Bower
16 10 (0.89%) Gradle
General
1 97 (8.65%) Finance
2 91 (8.12%) Marketing
3 27 (2.41%) Retail
4 24 (2.14%) Advertising
4 24 (2.14%) Telecoms
5 19 (1.69%) Games
6 13 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
7 11 (0.98%) Banking
7 11 (0.98%) Multimedia
8 7 (0.62%) Electronics
9 6 (0.54%) Publishing
10 5 (0.45%) Law
10 5 (0.45%) Swedish Language
11 4 (0.36%) Legal
11 4 (0.36%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.18%) Arabic Language
13 1 (0.089%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.089%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1,028 (91.70%) Developer
2 688 (61.37%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 274 (24.44%) JavaScript Developer
4 139 (12.40%) Web Developer
5 133 (11.86%) Senior Developer
6 101 (9.01%) HTML Developer
7 89 (7.94%) Angular Developer
8 81 (7.23%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 78 (6.96%) PHP Developer
10 77 (6.87%) C# Developer
11 76 (6.78%) HTML CSS Developer
12 73 (6.51%) Lead Developer
13 70 (6.24%) .NET Developer
14 61 (5.44%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 57 (5.08%) C# .NET Developer
16 51 (4.55%) UI Developer
17 47 (4.19%) Full Stack Developer
17 47 (4.19%) React Developer
18 40 (3.57%) Junior
19 39 (3.48%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 920 (82.07%) HTML
2 918 (81.89%) CSS
3 607 (54.15%) AngularJS
4 463 (41.30%) jQuery
5 387 (34.52%) React
6 365 (32.56%) HTML5
7 274 (24.44%) CSS3
8 226 (20.16%) Sass
9 207 (18.47%) Node.js
10 205 (18.29%) .NET
11 140 (12.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 118 (10.53%) ASP.NET
13 117 (10.44%) Vue (Vue.js)
14 112 (9.99%) LESS
15 101 (9.01%) REST
16 99 (8.83%) Ajax
17 98 (8.74%) Ember.js
18 95 (8.47%) Backbone.js
19 83 (7.40%) RESTful
20 80 (7.14%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 322 (28.72%) User Experience
2 72 (6.42%) Greenfield Project
3 67 (5.98%) Computer Science
4 53 (4.73%) Mobile App
5 29 (2.59%) Fintech
6 19 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (1.61%) Graphic Design
8 12 (1.07%) Algorithms
8 12 (1.07%) Social Media
9 10 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (0.80%) Smartphone
10 9 (0.80%) Video\Live Streaming
11 8 (0.71%) Digital Media
12 7 (0.62%) iPhone
13 6 (0.54%) Driving Licence
14 5 (0.45%) W3C
15 4 (0.36%) BBC
15 4 (0.36%) Internet of Things
15 4 (0.36%) RIA
16 3 (0.27%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 59 (5.26%) Linux
2 58 (5.17%) Windows
3 26 (2.32%) Android
4 22 (1.96%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.45%) Unix
6 3 (0.27%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.18%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.089%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 427 (38.09%) Agile Software Development
2 368 (32.83%) Web Development
3 202 (18.02%) Scrum
4 191 (17.04%) MVC
5 134 (11.95%) Responsive Web Design
6 133 (11.86%) Software Engineering
7 111 (9.90%) TDD
8 86 (7.67%) Analytics
9 76 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
10 75 (6.69%) SDLC
11 72 (6.42%) E-Commerce
12 70 (6.24%) Mentoring
13 65 (5.80%) Test Automation
14 60 (5.35%) Open Source
14 60 (5.35%) Web Design
15 56 (5.00%) Web Application Development
16 52 (4.64%) BDD
17 51 (4.55%) OOP
17 51 (4.55%) Wireframes
18 49 (4.37%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1,007 (89.83%) JavaScript
2 253 (22.57%) PHP
3 195 (17.40%) C#
4 154 (13.74%) SQL
5 137 (12.22%) Java
6 91 (8.12%) Python
7 85 (7.58%) ES6
8 70 (6.24%) TypeScript
9 31 (2.77%) C++
10 27 (2.41%) Ruby
11 21 (1.87%) T-SQL
12 19 (1.69%) ES7
13 12 (1.07%) VB.NET
14 11 (0.98%) C
15 10 (0.89%) Go
15 10 (0.89%) Scala
16 9 (0.80%) PHP 5
17 8 (0.71%) Bash Shell
18 4 (0.36%) GraphQL
18 4 (0.36%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 149 (13.29%) Degree
2 26 (2.32%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (0.71%) Security Cleared
4 7 (0.62%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.089%) MCSE
6 1 (0.089%) MySQL Certification
6 1 (0.089%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.14%) QA
2 10 (0.89%) WCAG
3 4 (0.36%) GDPR
4 2 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (0.89%) Kubernetes
2 7 (0.62%) Mesos
3 3 (0.27%) Puppet
3 3 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.089%) Apache Shiro
5 1 (0.089%) Nagios
5 1 (0.089%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.089%) Plesk
5 1 (0.089%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 83 (7.40%) Adobe
2 66 (5.89%) Microsoft
3 60 (5.35%) Google
4 26 (2.32%) Oracle
5 17 (1.52%) Twitter
6 15 (1.34%) Zend
7 9 (0.80%) Capita
8 8 (0.71%) Perforce
9 7 (0.62%) Atlassian
10 6 (0.54%) Sencha
11 5 (0.45%) Monetate
11 5 (0.45%) Optimizely
11 5 (0.45%) Tealium
12 4 (0.36%) Apple
12 4 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
12 4 (0.36%) ServiceNow
12 4 (0.36%) Sitecore
12 4 (0.36%) Sybase
13 3 (0.27%) HP
14 2 (0.18%) Sony