Period
to 21 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 76 93
Rank change year-on-year +5 +17 +21
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 42 45 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.99% 2.59% 1.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.26% 2.89% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 28 43 42
South Wales median annual salary £37,000 £32,500 £30,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.85% +7.44% +5.22%
10th Percentile £22,625 £23,150 £21,750
90th Percentile £49,875 £45,000 £41,250
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £33,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year +11.94% +6.35% +5.00%

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 South Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,287 1,555 1,925
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 91.54% 89.42% 84.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,138 1,344 1,667
South Wales median annual salary £39,375 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +2.32%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,004 £22,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £55,250
Wales median annual salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -1.25% +6.67% +1.35%

Front End Development
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Front End Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Development in South Wales

Front End Development
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front End Development in South Wales.

Salary trend for Front End Development in South Wales

Front End Development
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Development in South Wales over the 6 months to 21 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Front End Development in South Wales

Front End Development
Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 21 April 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
Cardiff +6 33 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Bridgend +4 3 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Torfaen - 3 £45,000 - 1
Neath Port Talbot -9 1 £37,500 -9.64%
Glamorgan - 1 £32,500 -
Front End Development
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 Wales region with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 27 (64.29%) HTML
2 25 (59.52%) JavaScript
3 23 (54.76%) CSS
4 15 (35.71%) AngularJS
5 12 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (23.81%) CSS3
6 10 (23.81%) HTML5
7 9 (21.43%) User Experience
7 9 (21.43%) Marketing
7 9 (21.43%) Web Development
7 9 (21.43%) Scrum
8 8 (19.05%) Sass
9 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
9 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
10 6 (14.29%) jQuery
10 6 (14.29%) React
11 5 (11.90%) Ajax
11 5 (11.90%) E-Commerce
11 5 (11.90%) PHP
12 4 (9.52%) C#
12 4 (9.52%) Photoshop
12 4 (9.52%) Retail
12 4 (9.52%) Adobe Illustrator
12 4 (9.52%) Symfony
12 4 (9.52%) Zend
12 4 (9.52%) Drupal
12 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (9.52%) Twig
13 3 (7.14%) Prototyping
13 3 (7.14%) Android

Front End Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 4 (9.52%) Drupal
2 3 (7.14%) CMS
3 1 (2.38%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.38%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.38%) Sitefinity
3 1 (2.38%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (9.52%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) MySQL
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.76%) Jasmine
2 2 (4.76%) Protractor
2 2 (4.76%) Selenium
2 2 (4.76%) Subversion
2 2 (4.76%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.38%) Grunt
3 1 (2.38%) gulp
3 1 (2.38%) IntelliJ
3 1 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.38%) webpack
General
1 9 (21.43%) Marketing
2 4 (9.52%) Retail
3 3 (7.14%) Advertising
4 2 (4.76%) Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Finance
5 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 35 (83.33%) Developer
2 21 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (19.05%) Junior
3 8 (19.05%) Junior Developer
3 8 (19.05%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (16.67%) Web Developer
5 3 (7.14%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Head of Development
6 2 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (4.76%) UI Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Designer
7 1 (2.38%) Digital Project Manager
7 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Graduate Project Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Java Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (64.29%) HTML
2 23 (54.76%) CSS
3 15 (35.71%) AngularJS
4 10 (23.81%) CSS3
4 10 (23.81%) HTML5
5 8 (19.05%) Sass
6 6 (14.29%) jQuery
6 6 (14.29%) React
7 5 (11.90%) Ajax
8 4 (9.52%) Symfony
8 4 (9.52%) Twig
9 3 (7.14%) .NET
9 3 (7.14%) Flash
9 3 (7.14%) LESS
9 3 (7.14%) Web Services
10 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET
10 2 (4.76%) Node.js
10 2 (4.76%) Vue (Vue.js)
10 2 (4.76%) WCF
11 1 (2.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) User Experience
2 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.14%) Animation
4 2 (4.76%) Fintech
4 2 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.38%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.43%) Scrum
2 9 (21.43%) Web Development
3 5 (11.90%) E-Commerce
4 4 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.14%) BDD
5 3 (7.14%) Marketing Strategy
5 3 (7.14%) Online Marketing
5 3 (7.14%) Open Source
5 3 (7.14%) Prototyping
5 3 (7.14%) TDD
5 3 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (7.14%) Web Application Development
5 3 (7.14%) Web Design
6 2 (4.76%) Android Development
6 2 (4.76%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 2 (4.76%) MVC
6 2 (4.76%) SDLC
7 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.38%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 25 (59.52%) JavaScript
2 5 (11.90%) PHP
3 4 (9.52%) C#
4 3 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (2.38%) SQL
5 1 (2.38%) TypeScript
5 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) WAI
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Zend
2 1 (2.38%) Adobe
2 1 (2.38%) Samsung
2 1 (2.38%) SAP
2 1 (2.38%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.38%) Xamarin