Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 49 79 97
Rank change year-on-year +30 +18 -7
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 576 806 829
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 5.05% 3.55% 3.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.52% 3.92% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 638 723 798
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,300 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,165
% change year-on-year -4.55% +9.64% +5.61%

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 10,439 20,545 24,502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.47% 90.41% 91.85%
Number of salaries quoted 8,245 16,775 20,319
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,500 £29,250 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £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 25 February 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 25 February 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
Thames Valley +10 168 £52,500 - 27
Hampshire +34 142 £50,000 +13.64% 27
Berkshire +10 103 £55,000 - 14
East Sussex +5 81 £47,500 +5.56% 15
West Sussex +67 69 £55,000 - 7
Surrey +16 65 £52,500 +5.00% 17
Oxfordshire +21 40 £50,000 +13.64% 7
Kent +36 28 £32,500 -21.21% 5
Buckinghamshire +3 25 £65,000 +23.81% 6
Sussex +2 21 £60,000 -
Front End Development
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 474 (82.29%) JavaScript
2 387 (67.19%) HTML
3 376 (65.28%) CSS
4 254 (44.10%) React
5 247 (42.88%) Agile Software Development
6 217 (37.67%) AngularJS
7 153 (26.56%) HTML5
8 151 (26.22%) User Experience
9 140 (24.31%) TypeScript
10 133 (23.09%) Vue.js
11 131 (22.74%) Node.js
11 131 (22.74%) Git (software)
12 120 (20.83%) jQuery
13 109 (18.92%) Web Development
14 103 (17.88%) Software Engineering
15 97 (16.84%) Sass
16 96 (16.67%) Unit Testing
17 95 (16.49%) Scrum
18 90 (15.63%) C#
19 87 (15.10%) CSS3
20 83 (14.41%) Java
21 75 (13.02%) ES6
22 71 (12.33%) Greenfield Project
23 70 (12.15%) Redux
24 69 (11.98%) REST
24 69 (11.98%) .NET
25 68 (11.81%) PHP
26 67 (11.63%) Azure
27 66 (11.46%) Docker
28 59 (10.24%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 35 (6.08%) CMS
2 20 (3.47%) WordPress
3 19 (3.30%) Apache
4 11 (1.91%) Confluence
4 11 (1.91%) JBoss
4 11 (1.91%) Tomcat
4 11 (1.91%) WebLogic
5 5 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.69%) IIS
6 4 (0.69%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.35%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.35%) Headless CMS
8 2 (0.35%) Kentico
9 1 (0.17%) Drupal
9 1 (0.17%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.17%) nginx
9 1 (0.17%) Orchard CMS
9 1 (0.17%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 21 (3.65%) Photoshop
2 16 (2.78%) Figma
3 9 (1.56%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (1.56%) InVision
3 9 (1.56%) Sketch
4 5 (0.87%) Adobe XD
5 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.17%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 8 (1.39%) Magento
2 5 (0.87%) nopCommerce
3 4 (0.69%) Shopify
4 1 (0.17%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 67 (11.63%) Azure
2 53 (9.20%) AWS
3 31 (5.38%) GCP
4 25 (4.34%) SaaS
5 22 (3.82%) Google Analytics
6 18 (3.13%) GitHub
7 13 (2.26%) npm
8 8 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 3 (0.52%) Firebase
9 3 (0.52%) Google App Engine
9 3 (0.52%) Yarn
10 1 (0.17%) Apigee
10 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.17%) Azure Functions
10 1 (0.17%) BrowserStack
10 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.17%) DigitalOcean
10 1 (0.17%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.17%) Serverless
10 1 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.91%) HTTP
2 7 (1.22%) RTP
2 7 (1.22%) SSL
3 6 (1.04%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.87%) Intranet
5 3 (0.52%) Internet
6 2 (0.35%) Extranet
7 1 (0.17%) FTP
7 1 (0.17%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (5.73%) MySQL
2 28 (4.86%) SQL Server
3 15 (2.60%) MongoDB
4 12 (2.08%) NoSQL
5 8 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (1.04%) Relational Database
7 4 (0.69%) SQL Server 2019
8 3 (0.52%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.35%) Big Data
9 2 (0.35%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 131 (22.74%) Git (software)
2 33 (5.73%) JIRA
3 22 (3.82%) Bitbucket
4 19 (3.30%) JUnit
4 19 (3.30%) webpack
5 18 (3.13%) Jasmine
5 18 (3.13%) Karma Test Runner
5 18 (3.13%) Protractor
6 13 (2.26%) Eclipse
6 13 (2.26%) IntelliJ
7 11 (1.91%) gulp
7 11 (1.91%) Selenium
8 8 (1.39%) Mockito
8 8 (1.39%) Visual Website Optimizer
9 6 (1.04%) Cypress.io
9 6 (1.04%) PHPUnit
10 5 (0.87%) NUnit
10 5 (0.87%) Visual Studio
11 4 (0.69%) Storybook
12 3 (0.52%) Maven
General
1 34 (5.90%) Marketing
2 28 (4.86%) Finance
3 10 (1.74%) Retail
4 6 (1.04%) Public Sector
5 5 (0.87%) Games
6 3 (0.52%) Manufacturing
6 3 (0.52%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.35%) Banking
7 2 (0.35%) Electronics
7 2 (0.35%) Fire and Rescue
7 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.17%) Advertising
8 1 (0.17%) Back Office
8 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 519 (90.10%) Developer
2 359 (62.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 75 (13.02%) JavaScript Developer
4 69 (11.98%) Senior Developer
5 56 (9.72%) React Developer
6 51 (8.85%) Angular Developer
7 41 (7.12%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 30 (5.21%) Lead Developer
9 23 (3.99%) Full Stack Developer
10 18 (3.13%) Web Developer
11 17 (2.95%) Junior
12 16 (2.78%) Senior React Developer
12 16 (2.78%) Software Developer
13 15 (2.60%) Junior Developer
13 15 (2.60%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 13 (2.26%) Software Engineer
15 12 (2.08%) Designer
15 12 (2.08%) Java Developer
15 12 (2.08%) PHP Developer
16 10 (1.74%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 387 (67.19%) HTML
2 376 (65.28%) CSS
3 254 (44.10%) React
4 217 (37.67%) AngularJS
5 153 (26.56%) HTML5
6 133 (23.09%) Vue.js
7 131 (22.74%) Node.js
8 120 (20.83%) jQuery
9 97 (16.84%) Sass
10 87 (15.10%) CSS3
11 70 (12.15%) Redux
12 69 (11.98%) .NET
12 69 (11.98%) REST
13 59 (10.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 44 (7.64%) Angular 2
15 41 (7.12%) Web Services
16 34 (5.90%) React Native
17 28 (4.86%) ASP.NET Web API
18 27 (4.69%) Ajax
19 24 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 151 (26.22%) User Experience
2 71 (12.33%) Greenfield Project
3 44 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (4.34%) Mobile App
5 12 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (1.91%) Acoustics
7 10 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (0.69%) Life Science
8 4 (0.69%) NHS
8 4 (0.69%) Podcast
9 3 (0.52%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.35%) LIMS
10 2 (0.35%) PKI
11 1 (0.17%) Animation
11 1 (0.17%) Cybercrime
11 1 (0.17%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.17%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.17%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.17%) PMI
11 1 (0.17%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 40 (6.94%) Windows
2 22 (3.82%) Linux
3 12 (2.08%) Unix
4 5 (0.87%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.69%) Android
6 3 (0.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (42.88%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (18.92%) Web Development
3 103 (17.88%) Software Engineering
4 96 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 95 (16.49%) Scrum
6 57 (9.90%) TDD
7 42 (7.29%) Microservices
8 41 (7.12%) OOP
9 34 (5.90%) E-Commerce
10 32 (5.56%) Analytical Thinking
11 30 (5.21%) Fintech
12 28 (4.86%) Computer Science
12 28 (4.86%) Test Automation
13 27 (4.69%) Analytics
14 25 (4.34%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (4.34%) MVC
15 24 (4.17%) Responsive Web Design
16 23 (3.99%) Mentoring
17 22 (3.82%) Artificial Intelligence
18 21 (3.65%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 474 (82.29%) JavaScript
2 140 (24.31%) TypeScript
3 90 (15.63%) C#
4 83 (14.41%) Java
5 75 (13.02%) ES6
6 68 (11.81%) PHP
7 55 (9.55%) Python
7 55 (9.55%) SQL
8 11 (1.91%) Scala
9 9 (1.56%) C++
9 9 (1.56%) VB.NET
10 8 (1.39%) Bash Shell
10 8 (1.39%) Ruby
11 6 (1.04%) VB
12 2 (0.35%) Groovy
13 1 (0.17%) C
13 1 (0.17%) Clojure
13 1 (0.17%) Go
13 1 (0.17%) Lisp
13 1 (0.17%) XPath
Qualifications
1 47 (8.16%) Degree
2 14 (2.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.69%) Postgraduate
3 4 (0.69%) SC Cleared
3 4 (0.69%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.17%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.99%) QA
2 1 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
2 1 (0.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 66 (11.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 34 (5.90%) Kubernetes
2 11 (1.91%) Puppet
3 2 (0.35%) Terraform
4 1 (0.17%) Kibana
4 1 (0.17%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 31 (5.38%) Google
2 26 (4.51%) Adobe
3 23 (3.99%) Microsoft
4 9 (1.56%) WooCommerce
5 6 (1.04%) Atlassian
5 6 (1.04%) webMethods
6 5 (0.87%) Sitecore
7 4 (0.69%) Zend
8 3 (0.52%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.35%) Apple
9 2 (0.35%) Facebook
9 2 (0.35%) SAP
10 1 (0.17%) Liquidlogic
10 1 (0.17%) Mapbox
10 1 (0.17%) Oracle
10 1 (0.17%) Spotify
10 1 (0.17%) Telstra