Period
to 25 January 2020

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 January 2020 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 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 77 99 88
Rank change year-on-year +22 -11 +38
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 845 836 1,094
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.66% 3.12% 3.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.06% 3.41% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 710 750 1,091
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 20,832 24,543 28,047
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.22% 91.68% 90.28%
Number of salaries quoted 16,774 20,078 23,150
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 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 25 January 2020.

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 January 2020. 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 +11 331 £52,500 +5.00% 77
Hampshire +42 192 £40,500 +1.25% 26
Berkshire +21 178 £55,000 - 30
East Sussex +8 137 £45,000 - 14
Surrey +34 111 £42,500 -5.56% 39
Buckinghamshire -3 88 £52,500 +16.67% 15
Oxfordshire +3 69 £45,000 +2.86% 32
Kent +8 30 £45,000 +16.13% 7
West Sussex -19 28 £52,500 +42.86% 2
Sussex - 1 - -
Front End Development
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 2020, 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.

1 696 (82.37%) JavaScript
2 530 (62.72%) HTML
2 530 (62.72%) CSS
3 403 (47.69%) AngularJS
4 331 (39.17%) Agile Software Development
5 310 (36.69%) React
6 215 (25.44%) HTML5
7 208 (24.62%) jQuery
8 205 (24.26%) .NET
9 194 (22.96%) Node.js
10 182 (21.54%) Web Development
11 179 (21.18%) C#
12 178 (21.07%) User Experience
13 173 (20.47%) Vue.js
13 173 (20.47%) Git (software)
14 172 (20.36%) Software Engineering
15 168 (19.88%) Sass
16 149 (17.63%) TypeScript
17 141 (16.69%) CSS3
18 130 (15.38%) Java
19 120 (14.20%) ES6
20 109 (12.90%) SQL
21 108 (12.78%) Scrum
22 95 (11.24%) PHP
23 93 (11.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 92 (10.89%) Python
25 88 (10.41%) Greenfield Project
26 87 (10.30%) LESS
27 80 (9.47%) webpack
28 79 (9.35%) Finance

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 64 (7.57%) CMS
2 39 (4.62%) WordPress
3 14 (1.66%) Apache
4 13 (1.54%) Confluence
5 12 (1.42%) Drupal
6 9 (1.07%) Umbraco
7 8 (0.95%) EPiServer
8 7 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (0.59%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 2 (0.24%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.24%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.12%) Apache Airflow
11 1 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.12%) Headless CMS
11 1 (0.12%) IIS
11 1 (0.12%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.12%) nginx
11 1 (0.12%) SugarCRM
11 1 (0.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (2.72%) Photoshop
2 18 (2.13%) Adobe XD
3 13 (1.54%) Sketch
4 9 (1.07%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.47%) Zeplin
6 3 (0.36%) GIMP
7 2 (0.24%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.24%) InVision
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (1.07%) Magento
2 1 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.12%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 66 (7.81%) Azure
2 60 (7.10%) GitHub
3 57 (6.75%) AWS
4 49 (5.80%) SaaS
5 45 (5.33%) npm
6 27 (3.20%) Serverless
7 12 (1.42%) AWS Lambda
8 11 (1.30%) Amazon S3
8 11 (1.30%) GCP
8 11 (1.30%) Google Analytics
9 10 (1.18%) Amazon Cognito
10 8 (0.95%) Slack
11 7 (0.83%) Adobe Analytics
12 4 (0.47%) Yarn
13 3 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 3 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
14 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.12%) DigitalOcean
14 1 (0.12%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.08%) Internet
2 10 (1.18%) DNS
3 9 (1.07%) Network Security
4 5 (0.59%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.47%) SSH
6 3 (0.36%) AMQP
6 3 (0.36%) MQTT
6 3 (0.36%) VoIP
7 2 (0.24%) HTTP
7 2 (0.24%) Intranet
8 1 (0.12%) DOCSIS
8 1 (0.12%) Extranet
8 1 (0.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (6.86%) SQL Server
2 49 (5.80%) MySQL
3 41 (4.85%) MongoDB
4 16 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (1.89%) Redis
5 15 (1.78%) NoSQL
6 11 (1.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 11 (1.30%) Relational Database
7 9 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (1.07%) Big Data
8 2 (0.24%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.24%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.12%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.12%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.12%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.12%) InfluxDB
9 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.12%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 173 (20.47%) Git (software)
2 80 (9.47%) webpack
3 59 (6.98%) gulp
4 49 (5.80%) Visual Studio
5 47 (5.56%) Jasmine
6 40 (4.73%) JIRA
7 38 (4.50%) Bitbucket
8 30 (3.55%) Grunt
9 28 (3.31%) Selenium
10 22 (2.60%) Subversion
11 21 (2.49%) Jenkins
11 21 (2.49%) Protractor
12 20 (2.37%) ESLint
13 19 (2.25%) Visual Studio Code
14 15 (1.78%) Xcode
15 14 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
16 13 (1.54%) Mocha
17 12 (1.42%) GitLab
18 11 (1.30%) Babel
19 10 (1.18%) Maven
General
1 79 (9.35%) Finance
2 52 (6.15%) Marketing
3 38 (4.50%) Retail
4 18 (2.13%) Games
5 13 (1.54%) Back Office
5 13 (1.54%) Public Sector
6 9 (1.07%) Telecoms
7 6 (0.71%) Banking
7 6 (0.71%) Police
8 5 (0.59%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.47%) Advertising
9 4 (0.47%) Automotive
9 4 (0.47%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.24%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 703 (83.20%) Developer
2 429 (50.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 135 (15.98%) JavaScript Developer
4 116 (13.73%) Senior Developer
5 86 (10.18%) Angular Developer
6 84 (9.94%) React Developer
7 79 (9.35%) Web Developer
8 68 (8.05%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 56 (6.63%) Full Stack Developer
10 55 (6.51%) Software Engineer
11 46 (5.44%) .NET Developer
12 41 (4.85%) Java Developer
13 39 (4.62%) C# Developer
14 30 (3.55%) Lead Developer
15 29 (3.43%) C# .NET Developer
16 26 (3.08%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 22 (2.60%) ASP.NET Developer
17 22 (2.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 22 (2.60%) HTML Developer
18 21 (2.49%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 530 (62.72%) CSS
1 530 (62.72%) HTML
2 403 (47.69%) AngularJS
3 310 (36.69%) React
4 215 (25.44%) HTML5
5 208 (24.62%) jQuery
6 205 (24.26%) .NET
7 194 (22.96%) Node.js
8 173 (20.47%) Vue.js
9 168 (19.88%) Sass
10 141 (16.69%) CSS3
11 93 (11.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 87 (10.30%) LESS
13 76 (8.99%) RESTful
14 72 (8.52%) Web Services
15 65 (7.69%) Redux
16 62 (7.34%) ASP.NET
17 56 (6.63%) Angular 2
18 49 (5.80%) Spring
19 43 (5.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 178 (21.07%) User Experience
2 88 (10.41%) Greenfield Project
3 36 (4.26%) Mobile App
4 24 (2.84%) Self-Motivation
5 20 (2.37%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (1.30%) Internet of Things
7 10 (1.18%) W3C
8 9 (1.07%) CUDA
9 8 (0.95%) AS400
9 8 (0.95%) iSeries
10 7 (0.83%) Digital Media
11 6 (0.71%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.59%) Robotics
13 4 (0.47%) Life Science
13 4 (0.47%) Linux Command Line
13 4 (0.47%) PKI
14 3 (0.36%) Animation
14 3 (0.36%) Mainframe
14 3 (0.36%) Social Media
15 2 (0.24%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 74 (8.76%) Linux
2 27 (3.20%) Android
3 19 (2.25%) Windows
4 14 (1.66%) Apple iOS
5 7 (0.83%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.12%) VMS
6 1 (0.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (39.17%) Agile Software Development
2 182 (21.54%) Web Development
3 172 (20.36%) Software Engineering
4 108 (12.78%) Scrum
5 79 (9.35%) TDD
6 65 (7.69%) Microservices
7 58 (6.86%) MVC
8 57 (6.75%) Unit Testing
9 53 (6.27%) Fintech
10 48 (5.68%) DevOps
11 47 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
12 46 (5.44%) Responsive Web Design
13 44 (5.21%) Test Automation
14 43 (5.09%) Mobile Development
15 40 (4.73%) Continuous Integration
15 40 (4.73%) OO
16 39 (4.62%) Analytics
17 37 (4.38%) SDLC
18 32 (3.79%) E-Commerce
19 31 (3.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 696 (82.37%) JavaScript
2 179 (21.18%) C#
3 149 (17.63%) TypeScript
4 130 (15.38%) Java
5 120 (14.20%) ES6
6 109 (12.90%) SQL
7 95 (11.24%) PHP
8 92 (10.89%) Python
9 44 (5.21%) C++
10 30 (3.55%) VB.NET
11 20 (2.37%) Go
12 19 (2.25%) Java 8
13 15 (1.78%) Ruby
14 10 (1.18%) Apex Code
15 9 (1.07%) Bash Shell
15 9 (1.07%) C
16 8 (0.95%) ES7
16 8 (0.95%) RPG
17 4 (0.47%) Bourne shell
18 3 (0.36%) XAML
Qualifications
1 43 (5.09%) Degree
2 18 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (1.78%) Security Cleared
4 12 (1.42%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.59%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (1.66%) QA
2 13 (1.54%) WCAG
3 4 (0.47%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.36%) GDPR
4 3 (0.36%) PMO
5 1 (0.12%) SLA
5 1 (0.12%) WAI
System Software
1 72 (8.52%) Docker
2 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.12%) vCloud
2 1 (0.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (2.60%) Kubernetes
2 12 (1.42%) Marathon
2 12 (1.42%) Mesos
3 5 (0.59%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.24%) Ansible
4 2 (0.24%) Terraform
5 1 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (4.62%) Adobe
2 25 (2.96%) Microsoft
3 23 (2.72%) Google
4 12 (1.42%) Oracle
5 10 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (1.18%) Xamarin
6 9 (1.07%) Sage
7 8 (0.95%) Sitecore
8 7 (0.83%) Ensighten
8 7 (0.83%) Optimizely
8 7 (0.83%) Tealium
9 6 (0.71%) Telstra
10 5 (0.59%) Remedy
11 3 (0.36%) Apple
11 3 (0.36%) Sencha
11 3 (0.36%) WooCommerce
12 2 (0.24%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.24%) Zend
13 1 (0.12%) IBM
13 1 (0.12%) VMware