Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 75 115
Rank change year-on-year +1 +40 +24
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 1,168 1,109 1,061
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.95% 3.78% 2.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.41% 4.25% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,106 1,031 1,001
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 26,495 26,120 32,884
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 89.57% 89.06% 89.08%
Number of salaries quoted 21,872 21,613 27,545
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +27 503 £50,000 +14.29% 83
Berkshire +47 312 £52,500 +16.67% 36
Hampshire -31 191 £42,500 +6.25% 21
East Sussex -2 172 £42,500 -5.56% 17
West Sussex +26 165 £40,000 - 16
Oxfordshire +20 132 £40,000 - 35
Surrey -22 114 £47,500 +11.76% 19
Buckinghamshire -9 61 £45,000 +1.41% 12
Kent -31 21 £40,000 +6.67% 9
Sussex - 2 £45,000 -
Front End Development
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 1,037 (88.78%) JavaScript
2 979 (83.82%) CSS
3 926 (79.28%) HTML
4 642 (54.97%) AngularJS
5 468 (40.07%) Agile Software Development
6 430 (36.82%) React
7 404 (34.59%) HTML5
8 377 (32.28%) jQuery
9 372 (31.85%) CSS3
10 340 (29.11%) User Experience
11 311 (26.63%) Web Development
12 257 (22.00%) Sass
13 248 (21.23%) Git (software)
14 234 (20.03%) Node.js
15 233 (19.95%) PHP
16 223 (19.09%) .NET
17 205 (17.55%) Scrum
18 201 (17.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 200 (17.12%) C#
20 160 (13.70%) Java
21 154 (13.18%) REST
22 141 (12.07%) MVC
23 140 (11.99%) Software Engineering
24 126 (10.79%) Vue.js
25 118 (10.10%) TDD
25 118 (10.10%) CMS
26 117 (10.02%) LESS
27 112 (9.59%) webpack
28 111 (9.50%) Photoshop
29 108 (9.25%) Angular 2

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
1 118 (10.10%) CMS
2 33 (2.83%) Drupal
2 33 (2.83%) Umbraco
3 30 (2.57%) WordPress
4 28 (2.40%) Apache
5 14 (1.20%) IIS
6 12 (1.03%) Tomcat
7 10 (0.86%) Confluence
7 10 (0.86%) SharePoint
8 7 (0.60%) Kentico
9 5 (0.43%) EPiServer
9 5 (0.43%) Joomla!
10 4 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.17%) Apache Spark
11 2 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.17%) ExpressionEngine
11 2 (0.17%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.086%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.086%) JBoss
Applications
1 111 (9.50%) Photoshop
2 29 (2.48%) Adobe Illustrator
3 22 (1.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (0.68%) Chatbot
5 7 (0.60%) OmniGraffle
6 4 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (0.26%) GIMP
7 3 (0.26%) InDesign
7 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
8 1 (0.086%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.086%) InVision
Business Applications
1 5 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.34%) Magento
3 2 (0.17%) Shopify
4 1 (0.086%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.086%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.086%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 71 (6.08%) npm
2 55 (4.71%) SaaS
3 50 (4.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 36 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
5 21 (1.80%) GitHub
6 14 (1.20%) Serverless
7 10 (0.86%) AWS Lambda
7 10 (0.86%) DigitalOcean
8 8 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (0.68%) Office 365
9 4 (0.34%) Yarn
10 3 (0.26%) Google Play
11 2 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 2 (0.17%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.086%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.086%) AdWords
12 1 (0.086%) Dropbox
12 1 (0.086%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.086%) PaaS
12 1 (0.086%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 36 (3.08%) Internet
2 10 (0.86%) HTTP
3 7 (0.60%) Intranet
4 6 (0.51%) DNS
5 5 (0.43%) SMS
5 5 (0.43%) SSL
6 3 (0.26%) Network Security
7 1 (0.086%) Extranet
7 1 (0.086%) FTP
7 1 (0.086%) SMTP
7 1 (0.086%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (8.48%) SQL Server
2 91 (7.79%) MySQL
3 38 (3.25%) MongoDB
4 24 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (1.11%) NoSQL
5 13 (1.11%) Redis
5 13 (1.11%) Relational Database
6 9 (0.77%) Azure SQL Database
7 8 (0.68%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.43%) InfluxDB
8 5 (0.43%) MariaDB
9 4 (0.34%) GIS
9 4 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.26%) Big Data
10 3 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.26%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.26%) Power BI
10 3 (0.26%) QlikView
10 3 (0.26%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.26%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 248 (21.23%) Git (software)
2 112 (9.59%) webpack
3 106 (9.08%) gulp
4 69 (5.91%) JIRA
5 60 (5.14%) Grunt
6 56 (4.79%) Subversion
7 52 (4.45%) Visual Studio
8 31 (2.65%) Jenkins
9 30 (2.57%) Eclipse
10 21 (1.80%) IntelliJ
10 21 (1.80%) Maven
10 21 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
11 20 (1.71%) Gradle
11 20 (1.71%) Selenium
12 18 (1.54%) Jasmine
12 18 (1.54%) Visual Studio Code
13 13 (1.11%) git-flow
14 12 (1.03%) Bower
15 11 (0.94%) Babel
15 11 (0.94%) SpecFlow
General
1 80 (6.85%) Finance
2 68 (5.82%) Marketing
3 35 (3.00%) Retail
4 29 (2.48%) Games
5 16 (1.37%) Advertising
6 10 (0.86%) Hindi Language
6 10 (0.86%) Multimedia
6 10 (0.86%) Punjabi Language
6 10 (0.86%) Telecoms
6 10 (0.86%) Urdu Language
7 9 (0.77%) Electronics
8 5 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.34%) Automotive
9 4 (0.34%) Back Office
9 4 (0.34%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.26%) Law
10 3 (0.26%) Legal
10 3 (0.26%) Publishing
11 2 (0.17%) Arabic Language
12 1 (0.086%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1,093 (93.58%) Developer
2 742 (63.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 343 (29.37%) JavaScript Developer
4 176 (15.07%) HTML Developer
5 165 (14.13%) HTML CSS Developer
6 128 (10.96%) Senior Developer
7 120 (10.27%) Web Developer
8 117 (10.02%) Angular Developer
9 105 (8.99%) React Developer
10 101 (8.65%) Full Stack Developer
11 89 (7.62%) UI Developer
12 81 (6.93%) PHP Developer
13 77 (6.59%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 74 (6.34%) C# Developer
14 74 (6.34%) Lead Developer
15 65 (5.57%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 55 (4.71%) Software Developer
17 54 (4.62%) .NET Developer
18 45 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
19 32 (2.74%) Node.js Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 979 (83.82%) CSS
2 926 (79.28%) HTML
3 642 (54.97%) AngularJS
4 430 (36.82%) React
5 404 (34.59%) HTML5
6 377 (32.28%) jQuery
7 372 (31.85%) CSS3
8 257 (22.00%) Sass
9 234 (20.03%) Node.js
10 223 (19.09%) .NET
11 201 (17.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 154 (13.18%) REST
13 126 (10.79%) Vue.js
14 117 (10.02%) LESS
15 108 (9.25%) Angular 2
16 104 (8.90%) ASP.NET
17 103 (8.82%) Redux
18 88 (7.53%) Backbone.js
19 85 (7.28%) JSON
20 76 (6.51%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 340 (29.11%) User Experience
2 94 (8.05%) Computer Science
3 73 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
4 63 (5.39%) Mobile App
5 33 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
6 24 (2.05%) Social Media
7 21 (1.80%) Graphic Design
8 19 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
10 11 (0.94%) Fintech
11 6 (0.51%) Robotics
12 5 (0.43%) Animation
12 5 (0.43%) BBC
12 5 (0.43%) NHS
13 3 (0.26%) Derivative
13 3 (0.26%) iPhone
14 2 (0.17%) FMCG
14 2 (0.17%) Internet of Things
14 2 (0.17%) iPad
14 2 (0.17%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 83 (7.11%) Linux
2 34 (2.91%) Android
3 29 (2.48%) Apple iOS
4 17 (1.46%) Windows
5 13 (1.11%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.43%) CentOS
6 5 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.34%) Unix
8 1 (0.086%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 468 (40.07%) Agile Software Development
2 311 (26.63%) Web Development
3 205 (17.55%) Scrum
4 141 (12.07%) MVC
5 140 (11.99%) Software Engineering
6 118 (10.10%) TDD
7 91 (7.79%) Unit Testing
8 90 (7.71%) Responsive Web Design
9 81 (6.93%) Continuous Integration
10 63 (5.39%) Problem-Solving
11 62 (5.31%) E-Commerce
12 61 (5.22%) Wireframes
13 59 (5.05%) Prototyping
14 56 (4.79%) OO
15 53 (4.54%) Web Design
16 50 (4.28%) BDD
17 47 (4.02%) Mobile Development
18 46 (3.94%) Continuous Delivery
19 44 (3.77%) Test Automation
20 43 (3.68%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,037 (88.78%) JavaScript
2 233 (19.95%) PHP
3 200 (17.12%) C#
4 160 (13.70%) Java
5 103 (8.82%) SQL
6 71 (6.08%) TypeScript
7 53 (4.54%) ES6
8 37 (3.17%) Python
9 22 (1.88%) Perl
10 19 (1.63%) Apple Swift
10 19 (1.63%) Objective-C
11 17 (1.46%) C++
12 16 (1.37%) Java 8
13 15 (1.28%) T-SQL
14 14 (1.20%) GLSL
14 14 (1.20%) VB.NET
15 10 (0.86%) Ruby
16 9 (0.77%) C
17 6 (0.51%) Go
17 6 (0.51%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 101 (8.65%) Degree
2 19 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (0.86%) Security Cleared
4 7 (0.60%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.43%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (5.74%) QA
2 10 (0.86%) GDPR
2 10 (0.86%) SLA
3 6 (0.51%) WAI
4 1 (0.086%) WCAG
System Software
1 41 (3.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (0.26%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.086%) Ansible
2 1 (0.086%) Graphite
2 1 (0.086%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.086%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.086%) Terraform
Vendors
1 92 (7.88%) Adobe
2 57 (4.88%) Microsoft
3 37 (3.17%) Google
4 23 (1.97%) Oracle
5 19 (1.63%) Xamarin
6 17 (1.46%) Twitter
7 13 (1.11%) Cadence
7 13 (1.11%) HP
8 8 (0.68%) Capita
9 7 (0.60%) Red Hat
9 7 (0.60%) Sybase
10 5 (0.43%) Zend
11 4 (0.34%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.34%) Cognizant
11 4 (0.34%) Sitecore
12 3 (0.26%) Apple
12 3 (0.26%) Facebook
12 3 (0.26%) IBM
12 3 (0.26%) Sony
12 3 (0.26%) Yahoo!