Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 72 104
Rank change year-on-year -9 +32 -6
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 29 47 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.05% 2.96% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 3.30% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 26 44 29
South Wales median annual salary £37,500 £33,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.78% +2.31% +8.33%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,150 £22,500
90th Percentile £51,875 £44,925 £41,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% +8.33%

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 1,278 1,424 2,021
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 90.32% 89.73% 86.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,112 1,224 1,743
South Wales median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £25,455 £23,575 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +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 16 July 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 16 July 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 -15 22 £35,000 +7.69% 8
Bridgend +2 6 £42,500 +21.43% 1
Torfaen - 1 £42,500 -
Front End Development
Wales

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 24 (82.76%) JavaScript
2 21 (72.41%) HTML
3 18 (62.07%) CSS
4 16 (55.17%) AngularJS
5 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (41.38%) Scrum
6 10 (34.48%) HTML5
7 9 (31.03%) CSS3
7 9 (31.03%) User Experience
8 7 (24.14%) TDD
9 6 (20.69%) Web Application Development
9 6 (20.69%) BDD
9 6 (20.69%) Open Source
10 5 (17.24%) React
10 5 (17.24%) Web Development
10 5 (17.24%) Java
11 4 (13.79%) Web Services
11 4 (13.79%) Finance
11 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
11 4 (13.79%) Sass
12 3 (10.34%) Node.js
12 3 (10.34%) Marketing
12 3 (10.34%) Financial Institution
12 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
13 2 (6.90%) Adobe
13 2 (6.90%) MVC
13 2 (6.90%) CMS
13 2 (6.90%) C#
13 2 (6.90%) MySQL
13 2 (6.90%) Photoshop

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 2 (6.90%) CMS
2 1 (3.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (3.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (6.90%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.90%) Jasmine
2 2 (6.90%) Protractor
2 2 (6.90%) Selenium
2 2 (6.90%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.45%) IntelliJ
3 1 (3.45%) Subversion
3 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Financial Institution
2 3 (10.34%) Marketing
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (89.66%) Developer
2 19 (65.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (10.34%) Junior
3 3 (10.34%) Junior Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
3 3 (10.34%) Web Developer
4 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Web Developer
4 2 (6.90%) UI Developer
4 2 (6.90%) UX Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Angular Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Digital Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Graduate Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Node.js Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Senior UX Developer
5 1 (3.45%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (72.41%) HTML
2 18 (62.07%) CSS
3 16 (55.17%) AngularJS
4 10 (34.48%) HTML5
5 9 (31.03%) CSS3
6 5 (17.24%) React
7 4 (13.79%) Sass
7 4 (13.79%) Web Services
8 3 (10.34%) Node.js
9 2 (6.90%) LESS
10 1 (3.45%) .NET
10 1 (3.45%) Ajax
10 1 (3.45%) Apache Cordova
10 1 (3.45%) Backbone.js
10 1 (3.45%) D3.js
10 1 (3.45%) Ionic Framework
10 1 (3.45%) jQuery
10 1 (3.45%) JSP
10 1 (3.45%) REST
10 1 (3.45%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) User Experience
2 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.90%) Fintech
2 2 (6.90%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Android
1 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (41.38%) Scrum
2 7 (24.14%) TDD
3 6 (20.69%) BDD
3 6 (20.69%) Open Source
3 6 (20.69%) Web Application Development
4 5 (17.24%) Web Development
5 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.90%) MVC
7 1 (3.45%) Artificial Intelligence
7 1 (3.45%) Compatibility Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Content Management
7 1 (3.45%) CRM
7 1 (3.45%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.45%) OO
7 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.45%) Project Management
7 1 (3.45%) SEO
7 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) JavaScript
2 5 (17.24%) Java
3 2 (6.90%) C#
4 1 (3.45%) Apple Swift
4 1 (3.45%) C
4 1 (3.45%) C++
4 1 (3.45%) Objective-C
4 1 (3.45%) PHP
4 1 (3.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) WAI
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) Adobe
2 1 (3.45%) Samsung