Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 59 80
Rank change year-on-year -14 +21 0
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 40 46 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.54% 3.37% 2.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 3.68% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 36 42 57
South Wales median annual salary £38,750 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.71% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,125 £25,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £46,000 £50,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +16.67%

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 1,378 1,250 1,990
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 87.44% 91.44% 91.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,144 1,098 1,774
South Wales median annual salary £40,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.63% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £25,465 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £56,250 £55,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.74%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -35 25 £32,500 -7.14% 4
Newport +15 7 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Bridgend -2 5 £42,500 +23.19% 1
Torfaen - 3 £42,500 - 1
Front End Development
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 40 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 36 (90.00%) HTML
3 30 (75.00%) CSS
4 24 (60.00%) HTML5
5 19 (47.50%) AngularJS
6 18 (45.00%) CSS3
6 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (42.50%) User Experience
8 13 (32.50%) CMS
8 13 (32.50%) Web Development
9 12 (30.00%) React
9 12 (30.00%) Git (software)
10 10 (25.00%) JSON
11 9 (22.50%) jQuery
11 9 (22.50%) Scrum
11 9 (22.50%) Sass
12 8 (20.00%) TDD
12 8 (20.00%) Software Engineering
12 8 (20.00%) Java
12 8 (20.00%) PHP
13 7 (17.50%) Web Services
13 7 (17.50%) Finance
13 7 (17.50%) Node.js
13 7 (17.50%) ES6
14 6 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 6 (15.00%) XML
14 6 (15.00%) .NET
14 6 (15.00%) MySQL
14 6 (15.00%) OO
14 6 (15.00%) Self-Motivation

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 13 (32.50%) CMS
2 5 (12.50%) WordPress
3 3 (7.50%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (5.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (7.50%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) GitHub
2 3 (7.50%) npm
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.50%) gulp
2 5 (12.50%) Subversion
2 5 (12.50%) webpack
3 3 (7.50%) Babel
4 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.50%) PhantomJS
5 1 (2.50%) Selenium
5 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Marketing
3 2 (5.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (90.00%) Developer
2 30 (75.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (17.50%) HTML CSS Developer
3 7 (17.50%) HTML Developer
4 6 (15.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Web Developer
6 4 (10.00%) React Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Software Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) UI Developer
8 2 (5.00%) UX Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Angular Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Graduate Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Graduate Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 1 (2.50%) Junior Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Node.js Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Senior UX Developer
9 1 (2.50%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (90.00%) HTML
2 30 (75.00%) CSS
3 24 (60.00%) HTML5
4 19 (47.50%) AngularJS
5 18 (45.00%) CSS3
6 12 (30.00%) React
7 10 (25.00%) JSON
8 9 (22.50%) jQuery
8 9 (22.50%) Sass
9 7 (17.50%) Node.js
9 7 (17.50%) Web Services
10 6 (15.00%) .NET
10 6 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (15.00%) XML
11 5 (12.50%) Mustache
11 5 (12.50%) Smarty
12 3 (7.50%) Redux
12 3 (7.50%) REST
13 2 (5.00%) Apache Cordova
13 2 (5.00%) Ionic Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (42.50%) User Experience
2 6 (15.00%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (5.00%) Digital Media
3 2 (5.00%) Fintech
3 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.50%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Linux
2 4 (10.00%) Mac OS
2 4 (10.00%) Unix
3 1 (2.50%) CentOS
3 1 (2.50%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) Web Development
3 9 (22.50%) Scrum
4 8 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 8 (20.00%) TDD
5 6 (15.00%) OO
6 5 (12.50%) BDD
6 5 (12.50%) High Availability
6 5 (12.50%) Migration
6 5 (12.50%) Mobile First
6 5 (12.50%) Open Source
6 5 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (12.50%) Web Application Development
7 4 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.00%) Statistics
7 4 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
8 3 (7.50%) Performance Optimisation
9 2 (5.00%) Functional Programming
9 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (20.00%) Java
2 8 (20.00%) PHP
3 7 (17.50%) ES6
4 4 (10.00%) Go
5 3 (7.50%) C
5 3 (7.50%) C#
5 3 (7.50%) TypeScript
6 2 (5.00%) Apple Swift
6 2 (5.00%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.50%) C++
7 1 (2.50%) Python
7 1 (2.50%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Sitecore
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.50%) OutSystems
3 2 (5.00%) Adobe
4 1 (2.50%) Twitter