Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 80 113
Rank change year-on-year -16 +33 +6
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 949 1,158 993
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.32% 3.78% 2.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.68% 4.22% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 877 1,132 926
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £58,625 £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 25,816 27,423 31,416
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.27% 89.54% 89.27%
Number of salaries quoted 21,280 22,635 26,097
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +13 397 £50,000 +11.11% 69
Berkshire +14 215 £55,000 +22.22% 20
Hampshire -55 161 £40,000 -5.88% 15
East Sussex -7 142 £42,500 -10.53% 10
West Sussex +10 113 £40,000 - 2
Surrey -18 105 £47,500 +11.76% 34
Oxfordshire +11 95 £40,000 - 28
Buckinghamshire +2 88 £45,000 +7.14% 21
Kent +1 26 £40,000 -11.11% 14
Middlesex +7 5 - -
Front End Development
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 829 (87.36%) JavaScript
2 761 (80.19%) CSS
3 697 (73.45%) HTML
4 497 (52.37%) AngularJS
5 407 (42.89%) Agile Software Development
6 331 (34.88%) jQuery
7 322 (33.93%) React
8 304 (32.03%) HTML5
9 287 (30.24%) CSS3
10 275 (28.98%) User Experience
11 256 (26.98%) Web Development
12 247 (26.03%) Sass
13 212 (22.34%) .NET
14 206 (21.71%) Git (software)
15 204 (21.50%) C#
16 195 (20.55%) Scrum
17 190 (20.02%) Node.js
18 187 (19.70%) PHP
19 167 (17.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 137 (14.44%) Software Engineering
21 129 (13.59%) REST
22 127 (13.38%) TDD
23 119 (12.54%) Vue.js
24 116 (12.22%) Java
25 111 (11.70%) webpack
26 109 (11.49%) LESS
27 100 (10.54%) Angular 2
28 97 (10.22%) Web Services
29 92 (9.69%) Unit Testing
30 90 (9.48%) Redux

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 79 (8.32%) CMS
2 34 (3.58%) Apache
3 23 (2.42%) Umbraco
4 22 (2.32%) WordPress
5 21 (2.21%) IIS
6 16 (1.69%) Confluence
6 16 (1.69%) SharePoint
7 13 (1.37%) Drupal
8 10 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.53%) EPiServer
9 5 (0.53%) Kentico
9 5 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.42%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.32%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.21%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.11%) ColdFusion
13 1 (0.11%) JBoss
13 1 (0.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 87 (9.17%) Photoshop
2 26 (2.74%) Adobe Illustrator
3 17 (1.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 13 (1.37%) OmniGraffle
5 5 (0.53%) Fireworks
6 4 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (0.32%) InDesign
7 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (0.21%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.21%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 7 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.21%) Magento
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
3 1 (0.11%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (0.11%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 58 (6.11%) npm
2 53 (5.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (4.85%) SaaS
4 31 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (1.79%) GitHub
6 14 (1.48%) Serverless
7 11 (1.16%) Office 365
8 10 (1.05%) AWS Lambda
8 10 (1.05%) DigitalOcean
9 7 (0.74%) Yarn
10 5 (0.53%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (0.32%) PaaS
13 2 (0.21%) Azure Data Factory
13 2 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.21%) IBM Cloud
14 1 (0.11%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.27%) Internet
2 12 (1.26%) Intranet
3 6 (0.63%) HTTP
4 5 (0.53%) iBeacon
4 5 (0.53%) Wireless
5 4 (0.42%) FTP
5 4 (0.42%) SSH
6 3 (0.32%) SMS
7 2 (0.21%) Network Security
8 1 (0.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (8.96%) SQL Server
2 83 (8.75%) MySQL
3 30 (3.16%) NoSQL
4 26 (2.74%) MongoDB
5 12 (1.26%) Relational Database
6 11 (1.16%) Blockchain
6 11 (1.16%) Redis
7 10 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
8 8 (0.84%) Big Data
9 6 (0.63%) Oracle Database
10 5 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (0.53%) DB2
10 5 (0.53%) MariaDB
10 5 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.42%) GIS
11 4 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.32%) Apache Hive
12 3 (0.32%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 206 (21.71%) Git (software)
2 111 (11.70%) webpack
3 72 (7.59%) JIRA
4 70 (7.38%) gulp
5 67 (7.06%) Visual Studio
6 41 (4.32%) Grunt
6 41 (4.32%) Subversion
7 28 (2.95%) Team Foundation Server
8 20 (2.11%) Jenkins
9 17 (1.79%) Babel
10 16 (1.69%) Jasmine
11 15 (1.58%) Eclipse
11 15 (1.58%) Maven
12 14 (1.48%) Axure RP
12 14 (1.48%) Gradle
12 14 (1.48%) Mocha
13 13 (1.37%) Bower
14 12 (1.26%) IntelliJ
14 12 (1.26%) Selenium
14 12 (1.26%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 65 (6.85%) Finance
2 46 (4.85%) Marketing
3 27 (2.85%) Retail
4 21 (2.21%) Games
5 10 (1.05%) Hindi Language
5 10 (1.05%) Punjabi Language
5 10 (1.05%) Urdu Language
6 9 (0.95%) Advertising
7 7 (0.74%) Manufacturing
7 7 (0.74%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.42%) Automotive
9 4 (0.42%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.32%) Back Office
10 3 (0.32%) Banking
11 2 (0.21%) Arabic Language
11 2 (0.21%) Legal
11 2 (0.21%) Publishing
12 1 (0.11%) French Language
12 1 (0.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 873 (91.99%) Developer
2 603 (63.54%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 250 (26.34%) JavaScript Developer
4 115 (12.12%) Angular Developer
5 113 (11.91%) HTML Developer
6 104 (10.96%) HTML CSS Developer
7 99 (10.43%) Web Developer
8 83 (8.75%) Full Stack Developer
9 74 (7.80%) Senior Developer
10 68 (7.17%) PHP Developer
11 67 (7.06%) React Developer
12 60 (6.32%) C# Developer
13 53 (5.58%) Senior Front-End Developer
14 50 (5.27%) Lead Developer
15 45 (4.74%) UI Developer
16 43 (4.53%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 39 (4.11%) .NET Developer
18 35 (3.69%) C# .NET Developer
19 34 (3.58%) Junior
19 34 (3.58%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 761 (80.19%) CSS
2 697 (73.45%) HTML
3 497 (52.37%) AngularJS
4 331 (34.88%) jQuery
5 322 (33.93%) React
6 304 (32.03%) HTML5
7 287 (30.24%) CSS3
8 247 (26.03%) Sass
9 212 (22.34%) .NET
10 190 (20.02%) Node.js
11 167 (17.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 129 (13.59%) REST
13 119 (12.54%) Vue.js
14 109 (11.49%) LESS
15 100 (10.54%) Angular 2
16 97 (10.22%) Web Services
17 90 (9.48%) Redux
18 80 (8.43%) ASP.NET
19 73 (7.69%) JSON
20 64 (6.74%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 275 (28.98%) User Experience
2 57 (6.01%) Mobile App
3 55 (5.80%) Computer Science
4 54 (5.69%) Greenfield Project
5 31 (3.27%) Enterprise Software
6 22 (2.32%) Fintech
6 22 (2.32%) Social Media
7 17 (1.79%) Graphic Design
8 16 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
9 10 (1.05%) Data Structures
10 9 (0.95%) W3C
11 5 (0.53%) Smartphone
12 4 (0.42%) Animation
12 4 (0.42%) BBC
12 4 (0.42%) NHS
13 3 (0.32%) Clustering
13 3 (0.32%) Derivative
13 3 (0.32%) Mainframe
13 3 (0.32%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 72 (7.59%) Linux
2 25 (2.63%) Android
3 24 (2.53%) Apple iOS
4 23 (2.42%) Windows
5 15 (1.58%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.53%) CentOS
6 5 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 407 (42.89%) Agile Software Development
2 256 (26.98%) Web Development
3 195 (20.55%) Scrum
4 137 (14.44%) Software Engineering
5 127 (13.38%) TDD
6 92 (9.69%) Unit Testing
7 86 (9.06%) Responsive Web Design
8 80 (8.43%) MVC
9 67 (7.06%) Wireframes
10 65 (6.85%) Prototyping
11 60 (6.32%) Continuous Integration
11 60 (6.32%) OO
12 57 (6.01%) Mobile Development
13 52 (5.48%) Kanban
14 50 (5.27%) BDD
15 44 (4.64%) Test Automation
16 40 (4.21%) OOP
17 38 (4.00%) E-Commerce
18 37 (3.90%) Web Design
19 35 (3.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 829 (87.36%) JavaScript
2 204 (21.50%) C#
3 187 (19.70%) PHP
4 116 (12.22%) Java
5 87 (9.17%) SQL
6 82 (8.64%) TypeScript
7 77 (8.11%) ES6
8 44 (4.64%) Python
9 18 (1.90%) VB.NET
10 12 (1.26%) Bourne shell
10 12 (1.26%) C
10 12 (1.26%) C++
10 12 (1.26%) Perl
10 12 (1.26%) T-SQL
11 9 (0.95%) Java 8
12 8 (0.84%) GLSL
12 8 (0.84%) PL/SQL
13 6 (0.63%) ES8
14 3 (0.32%) Java 9
14 3 (0.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 53 (5.58%) Degree
2 12 (1.26%) Security Cleared
3 8 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (0.84%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.32%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (0.21%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (5.48%) QA
2 10 (1.05%) GDPR
2 10 (1.05%) SLA
3 6 (0.63%) WAI
4 2 (0.21%) WCAG
System Software
1 35 (3.69%) Docker
2 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 6 (0.63%) Kibana
1 6 (0.63%) logstash
2 2 (0.21%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.11%) Ansible
3 1 (0.11%) Graphite
3 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 61 (6.43%) Adobe
2 54 (5.69%) Microsoft
3 19 (2.00%) Google
4 18 (1.90%) Twitter
5 12 (1.26%) Oracle
6 7 (0.74%) Red Hat
7 6 (0.63%) IBM
8 5 (0.53%) HP
9 3 (0.32%) Zend
10 2 (0.21%) Cadence
10 2 (0.21%) Sitecore
10 2 (0.21%) Sybase
10 2 (0.21%) WorldPay
11 1 (0.11%) DocuSign
11 1 (0.11%) Mapbox
11 1 (0.11%) Perforce
11 1 (0.11%) Progress
11 1 (0.11%) Sage
11 1 (0.11%) SAP
11 1 (0.11%) WooCommerce