Period
to 23 August 2019

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 23 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
England > South East
6 months to
23 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 87 75 76
Rank change year-on-year -12 +1 +43
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 907 1,168 1,089
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.47% 3.95% 3.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.81% 4.38% 4.16%
Number of salaries quoted 786 1,101 1,017
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,625 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,250 £62,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -

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 23,792 26,654 26,174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 91.06% 90.21% 89.93%
Number of salaries quoted 19,052 22,033 21,598
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,138 £28,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 23 August 2019.

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 23 August 2019. 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 -29 316 £50,000 - 60
East Sussex +18 211 £45,000 +5.88% 18
Hampshire +9 197 £40,000 -5.88% 24
Berkshire -33 186 £55,000 +4.76% 31
Surrey +16 104 £47,500 - 34
Oxfordshire -1 81 £45,000 +12.50% 18
Buckinghamshire +1 49 £47,500 +5.56% 11
West Sussex -79 41 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Kent +12 35 £45,000 +12.50% 18
Sussex +15 1 £65,000 +44.44%
Front End Development
England

For the 6 months to 23 August 2019, 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.

1 753 (83.02%) JavaScript
2 579 (63.84%) HTML
3 567 (62.51%) CSS
4 394 (43.44%) AngularJS
5 353 (38.92%) Agile Software Development
6 294 (32.41%) React
7 263 (29.00%) HTML5
8 212 (23.37%) User Experience
9 196 (21.61%) Sass
10 194 (21.39%) jQuery
11 187 (20.62%) C#
12 174 (19.18%) Git (software)
13 169 (18.63%) Node.js
14 151 (16.65%) Software Engineering
14 151 (16.65%) .NET
14 151 (16.65%) Vue.js
15 146 (16.10%) CSS3
16 145 (15.99%) Web Development
17 108 (11.91%) TypeScript
18 105 (11.58%) Java
19 101 (11.14%) Scrum
20 97 (10.69%) SQL
21 94 (10.36%) ES6
22 93 (10.25%) PHP
23 92 (10.14%) LESS
24 90 (9.92%) TDD
25 83 (9.15%) CMS
26 82 (9.04%) Python
27 79 (8.71%) Mobile App
28 77 (8.49%) RESTful

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 83 (9.15%) CMS
2 40 (4.41%) WordPress
3 26 (2.87%) Confluence
4 15 (1.65%) Drupal
5 11 (1.21%) Umbraco
6 10 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (0.77%) Kentico
8 6 (0.66%) EPiServer
8 6 (0.66%) Joomla!
8 6 (0.66%) SharePoint
8 6 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.33%) IIS
11 2 (0.22%) SilverStripe
12 1 (0.11%) Apache
12 1 (0.11%) SugarCRM
12 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.11%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 39 (4.30%) Photoshop
2 27 (2.98%) Adobe XD
3 21 (2.32%) Adobe Illustrator
4 20 (2.21%) Sketch
5 7 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.22%) InVision
7 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (1.10%) Magento
2 4 (0.44%) Shopify
3 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 64 (7.06%) AWS
2 43 (4.74%) SaaS
3 40 (4.41%) Azure
4 39 (4.30%) npm
5 25 (2.76%) GitHub
6 22 (2.43%) Serverless
7 16 (1.76%) GCP
7 16 (1.76%) Yarn
8 9 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.88%) BrowserStack
10 7 (0.77%) Lucidchart
11 6 (0.66%) Google Analytics
11 6 (0.66%) Slack
12 4 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
12 4 (0.44%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 3 (0.33%) Heroku
14 2 (0.22%) MailChimp
15 1 (0.11%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.54%) Internet
2 7 (0.77%) VoIP
3 4 (0.44%) HTTP
3 4 (0.44%) Network Security
4 3 (0.33%) FTP
4 3 (0.33%) SSH
5 2 (0.22%) CTI
5 2 (0.22%) Extranet
5 2 (0.22%) Intranet
6 1 (0.11%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (7.06%) SQL Server
2 36 (3.97%) MongoDB
3 33 (3.64%) MySQL
3 33 (3.64%) NoSQL
4 18 (1.98%) Redis
5 17 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (0.99%) QlikView
7 8 (0.88%) Relational Database
8 7 (0.77%) DB2
8 7 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
8 7 (0.77%) Qlik Sense
9 6 (0.66%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (0.66%) Blockchain
9 6 (0.66%) GIS
10 5 (0.55%) Big Data
11 4 (0.44%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 4 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.44%) MariaDB
12 3 (0.33%) VoltDB
13 2 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 174 (19.18%) Git (software)
2 65 (7.17%) webpack
3 47 (5.18%) gulp
4 45 (4.96%) JIRA
5 42 (4.63%) Jasmine
6 39 (4.30%) Visual Studio
7 28 (3.09%) Jenkins
8 26 (2.87%) Mocha
9 20 (2.21%) Karma Test Runner
10 18 (1.98%) Grunt
10 18 (1.98%) Protractor
11 13 (1.43%) GitLab
11 13 (1.43%) Maven
12 12 (1.32%) Cucumber
12 12 (1.32%) PostCSS
12 12 (1.32%) Travis CI
13 11 (1.21%) Bitbucket
13 11 (1.21%) Dreamweaver
14 10 (1.10%) Subversion
15 7 (0.77%) Selenium
General
1 77 (8.49%) Finance
2 46 (5.07%) Marketing
3 28 (3.09%) Retail
4 17 (1.87%) Games
5 10 (1.10%) Telecoms
6 9 (0.99%) Back Office
7 8 (0.88%) Advertising
8 5 (0.55%) Public Sector
9 4 (0.44%) Arabic Language
9 4 (0.44%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.33%) Housing Association
10 3 (0.33%) Local Government
11 2 (0.22%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.22%) Automotive
12 1 (0.11%) Banking
12 1 (0.11%) Electronics
12 1 (0.11%) Military
12 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.11%) Police
Job Titles
1 806 (88.86%) Developer
2 542 (59.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 153 (16.87%) JavaScript Developer
4 143 (15.77%) Senior Developer
5 108 (11.91%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 96 (10.58%) Angular Developer
7 79 (8.71%) Web Developer
8 76 (8.38%) React Developer
9 61 (6.73%) .NET Developer
10 55 (6.06%) C# Developer
11 49 (5.40%) C# .NET Developer
12 42 (4.63%) HTML Developer
13 40 (4.41%) Software Engineer
14 39 (4.30%) Junior
14 39 (4.30%) Junior Developer
15 38 (4.19%) HTML CSS Developer
16 33 (3.64%) Designer
17 31 (3.42%) .NET Web Developer
18 30 (3.31%) C# Web Developer
19 29 (3.20%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 579 (63.84%) HTML
2 567 (62.51%) CSS
3 394 (43.44%) AngularJS
4 294 (32.41%) React
5 263 (29.00%) HTML5
6 196 (21.61%) Sass
7 194 (21.39%) jQuery
8 169 (18.63%) Node.js
9 151 (16.65%) .NET
9 151 (16.65%) Vue.js
10 146 (16.10%) CSS3
11 92 (10.14%) LESS
12 77 (8.49%) RESTful
13 70 (7.72%) Web Services
14 67 (7.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 64 (7.06%) JSON
16 53 (5.84%) ASP.NET
17 52 (5.73%) Redux
18 45 (4.96%) Spring
19 44 (4.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 212 (23.37%) User Experience
2 79 (8.71%) Mobile App
3 56 (6.17%) Greenfield Project
4 42 (4.63%) Self-Motivation
5 25 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (2.32%) AS400
6 21 (2.32%) iSeries
7 18 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (1.65%) Algorithms
9 12 (1.32%) Renewable Energy
10 10 (1.10%) Data Structures
11 7 (0.77%) Internet of Things
12 6 (0.66%) W3C
13 5 (0.55%) CUDA
13 5 (0.55%) Mainframe
13 5 (0.55%) PlayStation
13 5 (0.55%) Xbox
14 4 (0.44%) Digital Media
14 4 (0.44%) Replication
15 3 (0.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 53 (5.84%) Linux
2 25 (2.76%) Android
3 19 (2.09%) Apple iOS
4 9 (0.99%) Windows
5 6 (0.66%) Unix
6 4 (0.44%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.22%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 353 (38.92%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (16.65%) Software Engineering
3 145 (15.99%) Web Development
4 101 (11.14%) Scrum
5 90 (9.92%) TDD
6 72 (7.94%) Responsive Web Design
7 67 (7.39%) MVC
8 59 (6.50%) Problem-Solving
9 58 (6.39%) Continuous Integration
10 54 (5.95%) Mentoring
11 52 (5.73%) Open Source
12 50 (5.51%) Fintech
12 50 (5.51%) SDLC
13 46 (5.07%) OO
14 42 (4.63%) Analytics
14 42 (4.63%) Microservices
15 40 (4.41%) Artificial Intelligence
15 40 (4.41%) Mobile Development
15 40 (4.41%) Technical Leadership
16 39 (4.30%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 753 (83.02%) JavaScript
2 187 (20.62%) C#
3 108 (11.91%) TypeScript
4 105 (11.58%) Java
5 97 (10.69%) SQL
6 94 (10.36%) ES6
7 93 (10.25%) PHP
8 82 (9.04%) Python
9 36 (3.97%) C++
9 36 (3.97%) VB.NET
10 21 (2.32%) RPG
11 19 (2.09%) Java 8
12 12 (1.32%) Ruby
13 11 (1.21%) Bash Shell
14 8 (0.88%) Apex Code
15 7 (0.77%) C
15 7 (0.77%) Objective-C
16 6 (0.66%) ES7
17 5 (0.55%) COBOL
17 5 (0.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (3.97%) Degree
2 15 (1.65%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (1.21%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.22%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.11%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (4.74%) QA
2 9 (0.99%) WAI
3 4 (0.44%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.22%) GDPR
4 2 (0.22%) SLA
5 1 (0.11%) PMO
5 1 (0.11%) PSD2
System Software
1 44 (4.85%) Docker
2 2 (0.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (1.10%) Marathon
1 10 (1.10%) Mesos
2 9 (0.99%) Kubernetes
3 7 (0.77%) Kibana
3 7 (0.77%) logstash
4 4 (0.44%) Ansible
5 2 (0.22%) Docker Swarm
5 2 (0.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 32 (3.53%) Adobe
2 21 (2.32%) Microsoft
3 20 (2.21%) Google
4 13 (1.43%) Oracle
5 9 (0.99%) Atlassian
6 8 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
6 8 (0.88%) Sencha
7 6 (0.66%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 6 (0.66%) Optimizely
7 6 (0.66%) Sage
7 6 (0.66%) Sitecore
7 6 (0.66%) Telstra
8 4 (0.44%) Cadence
8 4 (0.44%) Ensighten
8 4 (0.44%) Tealium
8 4 (0.44%) Zend
9 2 (0.22%) Avaya
9 2 (0.22%) HubSpot
9 2 (0.22%) Mapbox
10 1 (0.11%) Spotify