Period
to 26 May 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 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 86 124
Rank change year-on-year +4 +38 +20
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 1,177 975 1,008
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.84% 3.34% 2.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.34% 3.80% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,116 889 994
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +1.91% +4.67%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%

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 27,124 25,638 33,154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 88.61% 87.71% 88.30%
Number of salaries quoted 22,454 21,114 27,956
South East median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +37 497 £50,000 +22.70% 98
Berkshire +42 302 £50,000 +17.65% 46
Hampshire -20 259 £45,000 +20.00% 27
East Sussex -8 155 £45,000 - 14
Oxfordshire +22 147 £42,500 +13.33% 30
West Sussex +32 133 £40,000 -8.57% 13
Surrey -15 112 £47,500 +18.75% 15
Buckinghamshire -13 51 £50,000 +17.65% 22
Kent -21 12 £35,000 - 12
Sussex - 11 £45,000 -
Front End Development
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 1,049 (89.12%) JavaScript
2 981 (83.35%) CSS
3 963 (81.82%) HTML
4 644 (54.72%) AngularJS
5 429 (36.45%) React
5 429 (36.45%) Agile Software Development
6 420 (35.68%) jQuery
7 408 (34.66%) HTML5
8 343 (29.14%) CSS3
9 339 (28.80%) Web Development
10 309 (26.25%) User Experience
11 257 (21.84%) Git (software)
12 248 (21.07%) Sass
13 223 (18.95%) PHP
14 221 (18.78%) .NET
15 214 (18.18%) Node.js
16 204 (17.33%) C#
17 193 (16.40%) MVC
18 176 (14.95%) Java
19 174 (14.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 167 (14.19%) Scrum
21 146 (12.40%) Software Engineering
22 138 (11.72%) Degree
23 132 (11.21%) REST
23 132 (11.21%) Vue (Vue.js)
24 130 (11.05%) SQL
25 127 (10.79%) ASP.NET
26 124 (10.54%) LESS
27 119 (10.11%) SQL Server
28 111 (9.43%) TDD

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
1 110 (9.35%) CMS
2 54 (4.59%) WordPress
3 48 (4.08%) Drupal
4 23 (1.95%) Apache
4 23 (1.95%) Umbraco
5 22 (1.87%) Tomcat
6 16 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
7 12 (1.02%) Apache Spark
7 12 (1.02%) Joomla!
8 5 (0.42%) EPiServer
8 5 (0.42%) nginx
9 4 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 3 (0.25%) IIS
10 3 (0.25%) Kentico
10 3 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.17%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.17%) Confluence
11 2 (0.17%) ExpressionEngine
11 2 (0.17%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.085%) Liferay
Applications
1 88 (7.48%) Photoshop
2 33 (2.80%) Adobe Illustrator
3 24 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 15 (1.27%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.17%) GIMP
5 2 (0.17%) InVision
6 1 (0.085%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 15 (1.27%) Magento
2 2 (0.17%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 57 (4.84%) SaaS
2 49 (4.16%) Amazon AWS
3 47 (3.99%) Microsoft Azure
4 37 (3.14%) npm
5 20 (1.70%) GitHub
6 18 (1.53%) Adobe Analytics
7 9 (0.76%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.59%) AdWords
8 7 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.59%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 7 (0.59%) CloudFront
8 7 (0.59%) Route 53
9 5 (0.42%) Google Play
10 4 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 3 (0.25%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.17%) Yarn
13 1 (0.085%) Dropbox
13 1 (0.085%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.12%) Internet
2 14 (1.19%) HTTP
3 6 (0.51%) Intranet
3 6 (0.51%) SMS
4 5 (0.42%) DNS
4 5 (0.42%) SSL
5 3 (0.25%) Network Security
6 2 (0.17%) FTP
6 2 (0.17%) SMTP
6 2 (0.17%) SSH
7 1 (0.085%) Broadband
7 1 (0.085%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (10.11%) SQL Server
2 107 (9.09%) MySQL
3 41 (3.48%) MongoDB
4 33 (2.80%) PostgreSQL
5 29 (2.46%) NoSQL
6 26 (2.21%) Relational Database
7 25 (2.12%) Big Data
8 9 (0.76%) Azure SQL Database
9 7 (0.59%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (0.34%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.34%) Power BI
10 4 (0.34%) QlikView
10 4 (0.34%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.25%) InfluxDB
11 3 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.25%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.17%) Cosmos DB
12 2 (0.17%) CouchDB
12 2 (0.17%) Redis
13 1 (0.085%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 257 (21.84%) Git (software)
2 94 (7.99%) gulp
3 81 (6.88%) webpack
4 71 (6.03%) Subversion
5 58 (4.93%) Grunt
6 52 (4.42%) JIRA
7 42 (3.57%) Visual Studio
8 32 (2.72%) Jasmine
9 27 (2.29%) Maven
10 25 (2.12%) Eclipse
10 25 (2.12%) Selenium
11 20 (1.70%) Jenkins
12 19 (1.61%) Gradle
13 18 (1.53%) SpecFlow
14 13 (1.10%) IntelliJ
15 11 (0.93%) Babel
15 11 (0.93%) git-flow
16 10 (0.85%) Karma Test Runner
16 10 (0.85%) Mercurial
17 9 (0.76%) TeamCity
General
1 104 (8.84%) Marketing
2 99 (8.41%) Finance
3 32 (2.72%) Retail
4 21 (1.78%) Games
5 20 (1.70%) Advertising
6 15 (1.27%) Multimedia
6 15 (1.27%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (0.76%) Electronics
9 5 (0.42%) Banking
10 4 (0.34%) Law
10 4 (0.34%) Publishing
11 3 (0.25%) Back Office
11 3 (0.25%) Legal
11 3 (0.25%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.17%) Arabic Language
13 1 (0.085%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1,112 (94.48%) Developer
2 754 (64.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 318 (27.02%) JavaScript Developer
4 159 (13.51%) Senior Developer
5 135 (11.47%) HTML Developer
6 134 (11.38%) Web Developer
7 119 (10.11%) HTML CSS Developer
8 105 (8.92%) Angular Developer
9 104 (8.84%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 96 (8.16%) React Developer
11 89 (7.56%) C# Developer
12 82 (6.97%) Lead Developer
13 79 (6.71%) .NET Developer
13 79 (6.71%) UI Developer
14 75 (6.37%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 75 (6.37%) Full Stack Developer
15 64 (5.44%) C# .NET Developer
16 59 (5.01%) PHP Developer
17 49 (4.16%) Software Developer
18 35 (2.97%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 981 (83.35%) CSS
2 963 (81.82%) HTML
3 644 (54.72%) AngularJS
4 429 (36.45%) React
5 420 (35.68%) jQuery
6 408 (34.66%) HTML5
7 343 (29.14%) CSS3
8 248 (21.07%) Sass
9 221 (18.78%) .NET
10 214 (18.18%) Node.js
11 174 (14.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 132 (11.21%) REST
12 132 (11.21%) Vue (Vue.js)
13 127 (10.79%) ASP.NET
14 124 (10.54%) LESS
15 107 (9.09%) Backbone.js
16 101 (8.58%) Redux
17 94 (7.99%) JSON
18 80 (6.80%) Ajax
19 77 (6.54%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 309 (26.25%) User Experience
2 93 (7.90%) Computer Science
3 72 (6.12%) Greenfield Project
4 60 (5.10%) Mobile App
5 29 (2.46%) Self-Motivation
6 21 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
6 21 (1.78%) Social Media
7 13 (1.10%) Fintech
8 12 (1.02%) Graphic Design
9 11 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (0.51%) Robotics
11 5 (0.42%) BBC
11 5 (0.42%) Driving Licence
11 5 (0.42%) Internet of Things
11 5 (0.42%) iPhone
12 4 (0.34%) W3C
13 3 (0.25%) Animation
13 3 (0.25%) NHS
14 2 (0.17%) Derivative
14 2 (0.17%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 64 (5.44%) Linux
2 33 (2.80%) Android
3 28 (2.38%) Apple iOS
4 25 (2.12%) Windows
5 3 (0.25%) Unix
6 1 (0.085%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 429 (36.45%) Agile Software Development
2 339 (28.80%) Web Development
3 193 (16.40%) MVC
4 167 (14.19%) Scrum
5 146 (12.40%) Software Engineering
6 111 (9.43%) TDD
7 108 (9.18%) Responsive Web Design
8 87 (7.39%) Continuous Integration
9 86 (7.31%) Problem-Solving
10 76 (6.46%) Analytics
10 76 (6.46%) E-Commerce
11 57 (4.84%) OO
12 56 (4.76%) Unit Testing
12 56 (4.76%) Web Design
13 54 (4.59%) OOP
14 49 (4.16%) Mathematics
15 46 (3.91%) Wireframes
16 45 (3.82%) Open Source
17 43 (3.65%) Test Automation
18 42 (3.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,049 (89.12%) JavaScript
2 223 (18.95%) PHP
3 204 (17.33%) C#
4 176 (14.95%) Java
5 130 (11.05%) SQL
6 74 (6.29%) TypeScript
7 68 (5.78%) ES6
8 59 (5.01%) Python
9 30 (2.55%) C++
10 21 (1.78%) Java 8
10 21 (1.78%) T-SQL
11 19 (1.61%) Apple Swift
11 19 (1.61%) Objective-C
12 17 (1.44%) VB.NET
13 13 (1.10%) Ruby
14 12 (1.02%) Perl
15 11 (0.93%) Go
16 10 (0.85%) Scala
17 8 (0.68%) ES7
18 6 (0.51%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 138 (11.72%) Degree
2 22 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (0.76%) Security Cleared
4 8 (0.68%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.42%) DBS Check
6 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.17%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.085%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.085%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (3.48%) QA
2 4 (0.34%) GDPR
3 1 (0.085%) WCAG
System Software
1 41 (3.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.17%) Kubernetes
1 2 (0.17%) Mesos
1 2 (0.17%) Puppet
1 2 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.085%) Apache Shiro
2 1 (0.085%) Graphite
Vendors
1 106 (9.01%) Adobe
2 52 (4.42%) Google
3 48 (4.08%) Microsoft
4 35 (2.97%) Oracle
5 19 (1.61%) Xamarin
6 12 (1.02%) HP
7 11 (0.93%) Cadence
8 10 (0.85%) Atlassian
8 10 (0.85%) Sybase
9 8 (0.68%) Perforce
10 6 (0.51%) Apple
10 6 (0.51%) Twitter
10 6 (0.51%) Zend
11 5 (0.42%) Capita
11 5 (0.42%) Facebook
11 5 (0.42%) Monetate
11 5 (0.42%) Optimizely
11 5 (0.42%) Sony
11 5 (0.42%) Tealium
11 5 (0.42%) Yahoo!