Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 69 86
Rank change year-on-year +15 +17 +28
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 53 61 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.89% 3.13% 2.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.38% 3.48% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 38 58 48
South Wales median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.67% +11.71%
10th Percentile £25,592 £26,600 £21,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £50,000 £37,500
Wales median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +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 1,211 1,755 1,934
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 88.78% 90.14% 83.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,064 1,571 1,688
South Wales median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% +0.67% +6.43%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £56,250 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +2.46%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 +30 42 £35,000 +6.06% 5
Bridgend +9 3 £42,500 -15.00%
Torfaen +8 3 £45,000 +63.64%
Glamorgan - 2 £32,500 -
Neath Port Talbot -3 1 £37,500 +4.17%
Newport -11 1 £37,500 -28.57%
Front End Development
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 38 (71.70%) HTML
1 38 (71.70%) JavaScript
1 38 (71.70%) CSS
2 20 (37.74%) AngularJS
3 19 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (28.30%) Web Development
5 14 (26.42%) .NET
5 14 (26.42%) Sass
5 14 (26.42%) jQuery
6 13 (24.53%) HTML5
6 13 (24.53%) CSS3
7 12 (22.64%) Scrum
8 11 (20.75%) React
9 10 (18.87%) Marketing
9 10 (18.87%) LESS
10 9 (16.98%) ASP.NET
11 8 (15.09%) PHP
11 8 (15.09%) C#
11 8 (15.09%) Ajax
11 8 (15.09%) Git (software)
12 7 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (13.21%) User Experience
12 7 (13.21%) CMS
12 7 (13.21%) E-Commerce
13 6 (11.32%) MVC
13 6 (11.32%) Computer Science
13 6 (11.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (11.32%) Grunt
14 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET Web API
14 5 (9.43%) Symfony

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 7 (13.21%) CMS
2 5 (9.43%) Drupal
3 3 (5.66%) WordPress
4 2 (3.77%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.77%) Sitefinity
4 2 (3.77%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (7.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) GitHub
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) MySQL
3 2 (3.77%) DTS
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (15.09%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.32%) Grunt
3 4 (7.55%) webpack
4 3 (5.66%) gulp
4 3 (5.66%) Subversion
4 3 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.77%) GitLab
5 2 (3.77%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (3.77%) PostCSS
6 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (18.87%) Marketing
2 5 (9.43%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Retail
3 4 (7.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 48 (90.57%) Developer
2 31 (58.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (13.21%) Junior
3 7 (13.21%) Junior Developer
3 7 (13.21%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 6 (11.32%) .NET Developer
4 6 (11.32%) Web Developer
5 4 (7.55%) HTML CSS Developer
5 4 (7.55%) HTML Developer
6 3 (5.66%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.66%) UI Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Head of Development
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Designer
8 1 (1.89%) E-Commerce Manager
8 1 (1.89%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Java Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) Sitecore Developer
8 1 (1.89%) UI Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (71.70%) CSS
1 38 (71.70%) HTML
2 20 (37.74%) AngularJS
3 14 (26.42%) .NET
3 14 (26.42%) jQuery
3 14 (26.42%) Sass
4 13 (24.53%) CSS3
4 13 (24.53%) HTML5
5 11 (20.75%) React
6 10 (18.87%) LESS
7 9 (16.98%) ASP.NET
8 8 (15.09%) Ajax
9 6 (11.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (9.43%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (9.43%) Symfony
10 5 (9.43%) Twig
10 5 (9.43%) XML
11 4 (7.55%) Node.js
11 4 (7.55%) RxJS
12 3 (5.66%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) User Experience
2 6 (11.32%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.66%) Animation
4 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.77%) Oculus Rift
4 2 (3.77%) Raspberry Pi
5 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) Social Media
5 1 (1.89%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) Android
2 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.30%) Web Development
3 12 (22.64%) Scrum
4 7 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (13.21%) E-Commerce
5 6 (11.32%) MVC
6 4 (7.55%) SDLC
6 4 (7.55%) Web Design
7 3 (5.66%) Content Management
7 3 (5.66%) Kanban
7 3 (5.66%) Marketing Strategy
7 3 (5.66%) Online Marketing
7 3 (5.66%) Prototyping
7 3 (5.66%) Software Engineering
7 3 (5.66%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (3.77%) BDD
8 2 (3.77%) OO
8 2 (3.77%) Open Source
8 2 (3.77%) TDD
8 2 (3.77%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 38 (71.70%) JavaScript
2 8 (15.09%) C#
2 8 (15.09%) PHP
3 3 (5.66%) ES6
3 3 (5.66%) SQL
3 3 (5.66%) TypeScript
3 3 (5.66%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.89%) C
4 1 (1.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Degree
2 3 (5.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (9.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (9.43%) Zend
2 4 (7.55%) Sitecore
3 3 (5.66%) Twitter
4 2 (3.77%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.89%) SAP