Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 57 61 83
Rank change year-on-year +4 +22 +4
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 874 359 927
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 4.88% 4.51% 3.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.23% 4.90% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 640 328 797
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,100 £30,000
25th Percentile £37,313 £40,938 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
75th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +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 16,727 7,328 23,034
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 93.43% 92.06% 91.25%
Number of salaries quoted 11,289 6,092 18,755
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £28,000
25th Percentile £40,371 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £58,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.45% +4.76% -

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +9 295 £47,500 -5.00% 23
Thames Valley -33 233 £55,000 - 42
East Sussex +13 198 £47,500 +2.70% 12
Berkshire -36 135 £55,000 - 18
Surrey -23 78 £60,000 +37.14% 14
Oxfordshire +2 54 £47,500 -15.56% 12
Buckinghamshire -56 44 £62,500 +19.05% 12
West Sussex -23 25 £65,000 +30.00% 4
Kent -38 21 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Sussex - 9 £35,000 -
Home Counties - 1 £85,000 -
Front End Development
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 684 (78.26%) JavaScript
2 503 (57.55%) HTML
3 500 (57.21%) CSS
4 453 (51.83%) React
5 408 (46.68%) Agile Software Development
6 307 (35.13%) AngularJS
7 254 (29.06%) User Experience
8 221 (25.29%) Git (software)
9 197 (22.54%) Web Development
10 193 (22.08%) Vue.js
11 182 (20.82%) TypeScript
12 176 (20.14%) HTML5
13 169 (19.34%) TDD
14 149 (17.05%) Unit Testing
15 145 (16.59%) Social Skills
16 143 (16.36%) Software Engineering
17 142 (16.25%) Sass
18 135 (15.45%) Azure
19 134 (15.33%) CSS3
20 125 (14.30%) Node.js
20 125 (14.30%) PHP
21 122 (13.96%) AWS
22 120 (13.73%) Docker
23 115 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
24 114 (13.04%) Greenfield Project
25 112 (12.81%) Full Stack Development
26 111 (12.70%) RESTful
27 110 (12.59%) jQuery
28 103 (11.78%) DevOps
29 100 (11.44%) WordPress

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
1 100 (11.44%) WordPress
2 62 (7.09%) CMS
3 18 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (1.49%) OpenStack
5 12 (1.37%) Confluence
6 6 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
7 5 (0.57%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.34%) Kentico
8 3 (0.34%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.23%) Drupal
10 1 (0.11%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.11%) Oracle Spatial
10 1 (0.11%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.11%) WebLogic
Applications
1 30 (3.43%) Figma
2 15 (1.72%) Photoshop
3 13 (1.49%) Campfire
4 12 (1.37%) Sketch
5 11 (1.26%) MS Visio
6 10 (1.14%) InVision
7 9 (1.03%) GIMP
8 7 (0.80%) InDesign
9 5 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
10 4 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.11%) Adobe XD
11 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
11 1 (0.11%) UXPin
11 1 (0.11%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 30 (3.43%) Magento
2 6 (0.69%) Distributed Ledger
2 6 (0.69%) Payment Gateway
2 6 (0.69%) Shopify
3 3 (0.34%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 135 (15.45%) Azure
2 122 (13.96%) AWS
3 73 (8.35%) SaaS
4 66 (7.55%) npm
5 45 (5.15%) GitHub
6 32 (3.66%) GCP
7 22 (2.52%) Amazon Cognito
7 22 (2.52%) Amazon S3
8 19 (2.17%) GitHub Actions
8 19 (2.17%) Yarn
9 17 (1.95%) Amazon EC2
10 16 (1.83%) Serverless
11 15 (1.72%) Apigee
11 15 (1.72%) Power Platform
12 10 (1.14%) OpenShift
12 10 (1.14%) Trello
13 9 (1.03%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 9 (1.03%) DigitalOcean
14 7 (0.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 7 (0.80%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 34 (3.89%) HTTP
2 31 (3.55%) DNS
3 13 (1.49%) Broadband
4 6 (0.69%) Internet
5 1 (0.11%) Intranet
5 1 (0.11%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (8.12%) MySQL
2 39 (4.46%) NoSQL
3 33 (3.78%) Relational Database
4 22 (2.52%) Data Lake
5 19 (2.17%) Amazon RDS
5 19 (2.17%) Big Data
6 15 (1.72%) Power BI
6 15 (1.72%) SQL Server
7 12 (1.37%) MongoDB
7 12 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (1.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 7 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (0.69%) Blockchain
10 6 (0.69%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.57%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.34%) GIS
12 3 (0.34%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.11%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.11%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 221 (25.29%) Git (software)
2 88 (10.07%) webpack
3 75 (8.58%) JIRA
4 72 (8.24%) Jenkins
5 32 (3.66%) Babel
6 28 (3.20%) Mocha
7 26 (2.97%) TeamCity
8 21 (2.40%) Octopus Deploy
9 19 (2.17%) Codeship
10 18 (2.06%) Bitbucket
10 18 (2.06%) Grunt
11 16 (1.83%) gulp
12 15 (1.72%) Cucumber
12 15 (1.72%) GitLab
13 13 (1.49%) ESLint
13 13 (1.49%) Jasmine
13 13 (1.49%) JUnit
14 12 (1.37%) Cypress.io
14 12 (1.37%) Maven
15 11 (1.26%) Selenium
General
1 145 (16.59%) Social Skills
2 63 (7.21%) Finance
3 58 (6.64%) Marketing
4 38 (4.35%) Retail
5 24 (2.75%) Banking
6 22 (2.52%) Wearables
7 17 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (0.92%) Public Sector
9 7 (0.80%) Financial Institution
9 7 (0.80%) Games
10 5 (0.57%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 5 (0.57%) Organisational Skills
11 4 (0.46%) Influencing Skills
11 4 (0.46%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.34%) Fire and Rescue
13 2 (0.23%) Law
13 2 (0.23%) Social Housing
14 1 (0.11%) Automotive
14 1 (0.11%) Back Office
14 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 760 (86.96%) Developer
2 477 (54.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 134 (15.33%) React Developer
4 89 (10.18%) Senior Developer
5 71 (8.12%) Angular Developer
5 71 (8.12%) JavaScript Developer
6 66 (7.55%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 53 (6.06%) WordPress Developer
8 47 (5.38%) Web Developer
9 39 (4.46%) Software Engineer
10 36 (4.12%) PHP Developer
11 35 (4.00%) Software Developer
12 34 (3.89%) Full Stack Developer
13 26 (2.97%) Architect
13 26 (2.97%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 25 (2.86%) Java Developer
14 25 (2.86%) Lead Developer
14 25 (2.86%) Senior React Developer
15 22 (2.52%) Python Developer
16 21 (2.40%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 503 (57.55%) HTML
2 500 (57.21%) CSS
3 453 (51.83%) React
4 307 (35.13%) AngularJS
5 193 (22.08%) Vue.js
6 176 (20.14%) HTML5
7 142 (16.25%) Sass
8 134 (15.33%) CSS3
9 125 (14.30%) Node.js
10 111 (12.70%) RESTful
11 110 (12.59%) jQuery
12 92 (10.53%) REST
13 79 (9.04%) Redux
14 72 (8.24%) .NET
15 59 (6.75%) Jest
16 58 (6.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 51 (5.84%) Web Services
18 48 (5.49%) GraphQL
19 46 (5.26%) React Native
20 40 (4.58%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 254 (29.06%) User Experience
2 114 (13.04%) Greenfield Project
3 36 (4.12%) Cloud Native
4 26 (2.97%) Mobile App
5 24 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
6 18 (2.06%) e-Learning
7 16 (1.83%) Algorithms
8 15 (1.72%) 3D Graphics
9 14 (1.60%) Virtual Team
10 10 (1.14%) Smartphone
11 9 (1.03%) Animation
11 9 (1.03%) N-Tier
12 8 (0.92%) Renewable Energy
12 8 (0.92%) Tandem
13 7 (0.80%) Life Science
13 7 (0.80%) Management Information System
14 6 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (0.69%) NHS
15 5 (0.57%) Analytical Mindset
15 5 (0.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 38 (4.35%) Linux
2 23 (2.63%) Windows
3 18 (2.06%) Android
3 18 (2.06%) Apple iOS
4 7 (0.80%) SUSE
5 1 (0.11%) CentOS
5 1 (0.11%) Unix
5 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 408 (46.68%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (22.54%) Web Development
3 169 (19.34%) TDD
4 149 (17.05%) Unit Testing
5 143 (16.36%) Software Engineering
6 115 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
7 112 (12.81%) Full Stack Development
8 103 (11.78%) DevOps
9 100 (11.44%) E-Commerce
10 84 (9.61%) Scrum
11 73 (8.35%) Continuous Integration
11 73 (8.35%) Wireframes
12 72 (8.24%) SEO
12 72 (8.24%) Test Automation
13 70 (8.01%) Microservices
14 65 (7.44%) Artificial Intelligence
15 58 (6.64%) Computer Science
15 58 (6.64%) Fintech
16 56 (6.41%) Machine Learning
16 56 (6.41%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 684 (78.26%) JavaScript
2 182 (20.82%) TypeScript
3 125 (14.30%) PHP
4 100 (11.44%) C#
5 84 (9.61%) Python
6 62 (7.09%) SQL
7 52 (5.95%) Java
8 48 (5.49%) ES6
9 24 (2.75%) Go
10 15 (1.72%) PHP 7
11 11 (1.26%) Ruby
12 9 (1.03%) C
12 9 (1.03%) ES7
13 8 (0.92%) Scala
14 7 (0.80%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.57%) C++
16 2 (0.23%) Java 8
16 2 (0.23%) JSX
16 2 (0.23%) Kotlin
16 2 (0.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 77 (8.81%) Degree
2 35 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (3.32%) Security Cleared
4 25 (2.86%) SC Cleared
5 18 (2.06%) Master's Degree
6 5 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.11%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.32%) Accessibility
1 29 (3.32%) QA
2 20 (2.29%) WCAG
3 13 (1.49%) GDPR
4 6 (0.69%) PMO
5 5 (0.57%) Actionable Recommendations
5 5 (0.57%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 120 (13.73%) Docker
2 15 (1.72%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 85 (9.73%) Kubernetes
2 7 (0.80%) Ansible
2 7 (0.80%) Rancher
3 6 (0.69%) Terraform
4 5 (0.57%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (0.34%) OpenNebula
6 2 (0.23%) Grafana
7 1 (0.11%) Kibana
7 1 (0.11%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 70 (8.01%) Adobe
2 46 (5.26%) WooCommerce
3 43 (4.92%) Microsoft
4 17 (1.95%) Google
5 9 (1.03%) Oracle
6 8 (0.92%) Mercator
7 6 (0.69%) Solace
8 5 (0.57%) Sage
9 4 (0.46%) Atlassian
10 3 (0.34%) Apple
11 2 (0.23%) Sitecore
12 1 (0.11%) New Relic
12 1 (0.11%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.11%) Spotify