Period
to 21 June 2018

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

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
England > South West
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 127 122
Rank change year-on-year -5 -5 -2
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 261 278 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.42% 2.70% 2.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 2.95% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 266 255 248
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £25,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £56,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%

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 West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 9,849 9,438 9,956
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.19% 91.61% 89.74%
Number of salaries quoted 8,111 7,759 8,238
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,377 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.72% +3.44% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,675
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year - +3.09% +2.11%

Front End Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Front End Development in the South West

Front End Development
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Front End Development in the South West

Front End Development
Salary Histogram in the South West

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

Salary histogram for Front End Development in the South West

Front End Development
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 21 June 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
Bristol -33 84 £40,000 - 21
Dorset -9 65 £35,000 +11.11% 12
Gloucestershire +21 39 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Somerset +25 36 £37,000 +5.71% 12
Devon -6 11 £32,500 -23.53% 4
Cornwall -10 11 £35,000 +16.67% 2
Wiltshire -11 11 £51,500 +28.75% 8
Avon - 2 £50,000 -
Front End Development
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 West region with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 227 (86.97%) JavaScript
2 202 (77.39%) HTML
3 182 (69.73%) CSS
4 152 (58.24%) AngularJS
5 141 (54.02%) HTML5
6 108 (41.38%) jQuery
7 106 (40.61%) Agile Software Development
8 104 (39.85%) React
9 102 (39.08%) CSS3
10 69 (26.44%) Web Development
11 67 (25.67%) Node.js
12 58 (22.22%) Vue (Vue.js)
13 57 (21.84%) PHP
14 56 (21.46%) MVC
14 56 (21.46%) Redux
15 54 (20.69%) Ember.js
16 52 (19.92%) C#
17 48 (18.39%) Sass
18 47 (18.01%) Git (software)
19 46 (17.62%) .NET
20 44 (16.86%) KnockoutJS
21 41 (15.71%) Greenfield Project
22 40 (15.33%) TDD
23 39 (14.94%) Responsive Web Design
24 36 (13.79%) User Experience
25 35 (13.41%) SQL
26 34 (13.03%) Microsoft
27 31 (11.88%) MySQL
27 31 (11.88%) Backbone.js
28 30 (11.49%) Software Engineering

Front End Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 20 (7.66%) WordPress
2 18 (6.90%) CMS
3 7 (2.68%) Apache
4 6 (2.30%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (1.15%) concrete5
5 3 (1.15%) Drupal
5 3 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.15%) Kentico
6 2 (0.77%) Confluence
6 2 (0.77%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.77%) nginx
6 2 (0.77%) PrestaShop
7 1 (0.38%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.38%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (2.68%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (1.15%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (2.68%) Magento
2 2 (0.77%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.38%) Shopify
3 1 (0.38%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 17 (6.51%) npm
2 10 (3.83%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.53%) GitHub
3 4 (1.53%) SaaS
4 3 (1.15%) Yarn
5 2 (0.77%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (0.77%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.77%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (0.77%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 2 (0.77%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.77%) Heroku
6 1 (0.38%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.77%) DNS
1 2 (0.77%) SMS
2 1 (0.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (11.88%) MySQL
2 27 (10.34%) MongoDB
3 24 (9.20%) SQL Server
4 13 (4.98%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.30%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.53%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (1.53%) Big Data
7 4 (1.53%) Blockchain
8 3 (1.15%) Redis
9 2 (0.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.77%) MySQL Workbench
Development Applications
1 47 (18.01%) Git (software)
2 29 (11.11%) gulp
3 16 (6.13%) Grunt
4 12 (4.60%) webpack
5 9 (3.45%) JIRA
6 8 (3.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (3.07%) Subversion
7 7 (2.68%) Jenkins
7 7 (2.68%) Selenium
8 4 (1.53%) PHPUnit
8 4 (1.53%) PostCSS
8 4 (1.53%) Trac
9 3 (1.15%) Ant
9 3 (1.15%) Bugzilla
9 3 (1.15%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.15%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (1.15%) Maven
9 3 (1.15%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.77%) PhantomJS
10 2 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (8.81%) Marketing
2 18 (6.90%) Finance
3 12 (4.60%) Advertising
4 11 (4.21%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.83%) Electronics
5 10 (3.83%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.53%) Retail
7 2 (0.77%) Games
8 1 (0.38%) Law
8 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 225 (86.21%) Developer
2 166 (63.60%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 40 (15.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 33 (12.64%) Senior Developer
5 27 (10.34%) Angular Developer
6 26 (9.96%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 24 (9.20%) Web Developer
8 23 (8.81%) React Developer
9 16 (6.13%) Node.js Developer
10 15 (5.75%) HTML Developer
10 15 (5.75%) Software Engineer
11 14 (5.36%) HTML CSS Developer
12 13 (4.98%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 13 (4.98%) PHP Developer
13 11 (4.21%) .NET Software Engineer
14 10 (3.83%) C# Developer
14 10 (3.83%) Full Stack Developer
15 9 (3.45%) Software Developer
16 8 (3.07%) .NET Developer
17 6 (2.30%) Senior React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (77.39%) HTML
2 182 (69.73%) CSS
3 152 (58.24%) AngularJS
4 141 (54.02%) HTML5
5 108 (41.38%) jQuery
6 104 (39.85%) React
7 102 (39.08%) CSS3
8 67 (25.67%) Node.js
9 58 (22.22%) Vue (Vue.js)
10 56 (21.46%) Redux
11 54 (20.69%) Ember.js
12 48 (18.39%) Sass
13 46 (17.62%) .NET
14 44 (16.86%) KnockoutJS
15 31 (11.88%) Backbone.js
16 28 (10.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 25 (9.58%) ASP.NET
18 23 (8.81%) Angular 2
18 23 (8.81%) ASP.NET MVC
19 21 (8.05%) MEAN Stack
Miscellaneous
1 41 (15.71%) Greenfield Project
2 36 (13.79%) User Experience
3 11 (4.21%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (3.07%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.68%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.15%) Fintech
7 3 (1.15%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.15%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.77%) Cybercrime
8 2 (0.77%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.38%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.38%) PlayStation
9 1 (0.38%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 25 (9.58%) Linux
2 10 (3.83%) Windows
3 3 (1.15%) CentOS
4 2 (0.77%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.77%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.38%) Android
5 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (40.61%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (26.44%) Web Development
3 56 (21.46%) MVC
4 40 (15.33%) TDD
5 39 (14.94%) Responsive Web Design
6 30 (11.49%) Software Engineering
7 28 (10.73%) Scrum
8 24 (9.20%) OO
9 19 (7.28%) OOP
10 18 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (6.90%) SDLC
10 18 (6.90%) Unit Testing
11 16 (6.13%) E-Commerce
12 15 (5.75%) Domain-Driven Design
12 15 (5.75%) Problem-Solving
12 15 (5.75%) Requirements Analysis
13 12 (4.60%) Content Management
13 12 (4.60%) DevOps
14 10 (3.83%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (3.83%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 227 (86.97%) JavaScript
2 57 (21.84%) PHP
3 52 (19.92%) C#
4 35 (13.41%) SQL
5 30 (11.49%) TypeScript
6 16 (6.13%) Java
7 14 (5.36%) ES6
8 7 (2.68%) T-SQL
9 5 (1.92%) Python
10 4 (1.53%) C++
11 3 (1.15%) Ruby
12 2 (0.77%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.77%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.38%) Clojure
13 1 (0.38%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (0.38%) ES7
13 1 (0.38%) Haskell
13 1 (0.38%) Java 8
13 1 (0.38%) Perl
13 1 (0.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 20 (7.66%) Degree
2 15 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.30%) QA
2 2 (0.77%) WCAG
3 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (4.21%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.53%) Ansible
3 3 (1.15%) Terraform
4 1 (0.38%) Nagios
4 1 (0.38%) Puppet
4 1 (0.38%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 34 (13.03%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.05%) Google
3 18 (6.90%) Adobe
4 10 (3.83%) SAP
5 8 (3.07%) Facebook
6 5 (1.92%) Apple
7 3 (1.15%) Zend
8 2 (0.77%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.77%) Twitter
9 1 (0.38%) Oracle
9 1 (0.38%) Sencha
9 1 (0.38%) WSO2