Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
England > South West
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 111 106 102
Rank change year-on-year -5 -4 +47
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 251 320 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.57% 3.17% 3.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 3.48% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 214 332 306
South West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%

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 9,067 9,195 9,640
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.68% 91.08% 91.44%
Number of salaries quoted 7,103 7,545 7,998
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,025
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.60% +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,787 £63,750 £64,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 18 January 2019.

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 18 January 2019. 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 +1 105 £40,500 +8.00% 42
Dorset +16 61 £32,500 - 8
Devon +8 36 £45,000 +8.43% 12
Gloucestershire +5 33 £45,000 - 9
Somerset -34 8 £36,250 -27.50% 13
Cornwall +23 6 £25,250 -43.89%
Wiltshire -36 2 £35,500 -21.11% 3
Front End Development
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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.

1 216 (86.06%) JavaScript
2 214 (85.26%) HTML
3 189 (75.30%) CSS
4 119 (47.41%) HTML5
5 94 (37.45%) User Experience
6 92 (36.65%) Git (software)
7 90 (35.86%) AngularJS
8 87 (34.66%) Agile Software Development
9 78 (31.08%) Sass
10 77 (30.68%) CSS3
11 71 (28.29%) React
12 66 (26.29%) jQuery
12 66 (26.29%) MVC
13 63 (25.10%) TDD
14 60 (23.90%) PHP
15 55 (21.91%) Web Development
16 45 (17.93%) ES6
17 41 (16.33%) Photoshop
18 40 (15.94%) SQL
18 40 (15.94%) C#
19 38 (15.14%) .NET
20 37 (14.74%) E-Commerce
20 37 (14.74%) KnockoutJS
21 36 (14.34%) webpack
22 35 (13.94%) Problem-Solving
23 30 (11.95%) WordPress
23 30 (11.95%) Ajax
23 30 (11.95%) gulp
24 29 (11.55%) Redux
25 28 (11.16%) Vue.js

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 30 (11.95%) WordPress
2 18 (7.17%) CMS
3 17 (6.77%) Apache
4 10 (3.98%) nginx
5 8 (3.19%) Confluence
5 8 (3.19%) Umbraco
6 7 (2.79%) EPiServer
7 5 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (1.59%) GlassFish
8 4 (1.59%) IIS
8 4 (1.59%) JBoss
8 4 (1.59%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.80%) Drupal
10 1 (0.40%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.40%) Kentico
10 1 (0.40%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 41 (16.33%) Photoshop
2 9 (3.59%) InVision
3 5 (1.99%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.80%) InDesign
5 1 (0.40%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 3 (1.20%) Shopify
1 3 (1.20%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.80%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (7.57%) npm
2 16 (6.37%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.59%) Google Cloud Platform
3 9 (3.59%) Google Compute Engine
3 9 (3.59%) Loggly
4 7 (2.79%) GitHub
5 5 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.99%) SaaS
6 2 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.80%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.80%) NuGet
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.40%) Office 365
7 1 (0.40%) Serverless
7 1 (0.40%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.59%) HTTP
1 4 (1.59%) SSL
2 2 (0.80%) SMS
2 2 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.40%) AMQP
3 1 (0.40%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.18%) MySQL
2 5 (1.99%) Big Data
2 5 (1.99%) Hadoop
3 4 (1.59%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (1.59%) Apache Hive
3 4 (1.59%) Spatial Data
3 4 (1.59%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.20%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.80%) Redis
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.40%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.40%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 92 (36.65%) Git (software)
2 36 (14.34%) webpack
3 30 (11.95%) gulp
4 19 (7.57%) JIRA
5 18 (7.17%) Jenkins
6 15 (5.98%) Grunt
6 15 (5.98%) Subversion
7 13 (5.18%) Jasmine
7 13 (5.18%) Karma Test Runner
8 12 (4.78%) Selenium
9 10 (3.98%) Bitbucket
10 9 (3.59%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 9 (3.59%) Codeship
11 8 (3.19%) GitLab
12 6 (2.39%) Bower
12 6 (2.39%) Cucumber
13 5 (1.99%) Maven
13 5 (1.99%) Protractor
14 4 (1.59%) JIRA Agile
14 4 (1.59%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 22 (8.76%) Finance
2 19 (7.57%) Marketing
3 7 (2.79%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.39%) Legal
5 5 (1.99%) Electronics
5 5 (1.99%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.80%) Advertising
6 2 (0.80%) Retail
7 1 (0.40%) Automotive
7 1 (0.40%) Games
Job Titles
1 241 (96.02%) Developer
2 172 (68.53%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 37 (14.74%) JavaScript Developer
4 34 (13.55%) Senior Developer
5 31 (12.35%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 27 (10.76%) Software Developer
7 25 (9.96%) HTML Developer
8 21 (8.37%) .NET Developer
8 21 (8.37%) React Developer
8 21 (8.37%) Web Developer
9 17 (6.77%) Lead Developer
10 16 (6.37%) Agile Developer
10 16 (6.37%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 16 (6.37%) HTML CSS Developer
11 15 (5.98%) .NET Software Developer
11 15 (5.98%) Agile .NET Developer
11 15 (5.98%) PHP Developer
12 13 (5.18%) Angular Developer
12 13 (5.18%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 12 (4.78%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 214 (85.26%) HTML
2 189 (75.30%) CSS
3 119 (47.41%) HTML5
4 90 (35.86%) AngularJS
5 78 (31.08%) Sass
6 77 (30.68%) CSS3
7 71 (28.29%) React
8 66 (26.29%) jQuery
9 38 (15.14%) .NET
10 37 (14.74%) KnockoutJS
11 30 (11.95%) Ajax
12 29 (11.55%) Redux
13 28 (11.16%) Node.js
13 28 (11.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 28 (11.16%) Vue.js
14 26 (10.36%) ASP.NET
14 26 (10.36%) JSON
14 26 (10.36%) XML
15 25 (9.96%) ASP.NET Web API
16 24 (9.56%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 94 (37.45%) User Experience
2 22 (8.76%) Greenfield Project
2 22 (8.76%) Self-Motivation
3 15 (5.98%) Mobile App
4 13 (5.18%) Graphic Design
5 5 (1.99%) Life Science
6 3 (1.20%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.80%) Cybercrime
7 2 (0.80%) Social Media
8 1 (0.40%) Cyberattack
8 1 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.40%) Fintech
8 1 (0.40%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.40%) Renewable Energy
8 1 (0.40%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.16%) Linux
2 15 (5.98%) Android
2 15 (5.98%) Apple iOS
3 11 (4.38%) Ubuntu
4 9 (3.59%) Debian
5 8 (3.19%) Unix
6 7 (2.79%) Windows
7 3 (1.20%) CentOS
8 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (34.66%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (26.29%) MVC
3 63 (25.10%) TDD
4 55 (21.91%) Web Development
5 37 (14.74%) E-Commerce
6 35 (13.94%) Problem-Solving
7 28 (11.16%) Project Management
8 24 (9.56%) Responsive Web Design
8 24 (9.56%) Scrum
9 23 (9.16%) SDLC
10 21 (8.37%) BDD
11 19 (7.57%) DevOps
11 19 (7.57%) Open Source
12 18 (7.17%) Software Engineering
13 17 (6.77%) Domain-Driven Design
13 17 (6.77%) Visualisation
14 16 (6.37%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (6.37%) MVVM
14 16 (6.37%) Requirements Analysis
14 16 (6.37%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 216 (86.06%) JavaScript
2 60 (23.90%) PHP
3 45 (17.93%) ES6
4 40 (15.94%) C#
4 40 (15.94%) SQL
5 27 (10.76%) Java
6 24 (9.56%) TypeScript
7 17 (6.77%) Python
8 14 (5.58%) ES7
9 10 (3.98%) C
10 8 (3.19%) Bash Shell
10 8 (3.19%) Groovy
10 8 (3.19%) Ruby
11 5 (1.99%) C++
12 3 (1.20%) R
13 2 (0.80%) PHP 5
13 2 (0.80%) PHP 7
14 1 (0.40%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.40%) Java 8
14 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (9.56%) Degree
2 16 (6.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (4.38%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (2.79%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.39%) DV Cleared
5 6 (2.39%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.38%) ISO 9001
1 11 (4.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.39%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) WCAG
System Software
1 13 (5.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.40%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (9.96%) Adobe
2 20 (7.97%) Microsoft
3 11 (4.38%) Google
4 8 (3.19%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 8 (3.19%) Sitecore
5 5 (1.99%) Atlassian
5 5 (1.99%) SAP
6 4 (1.59%) Mapbox
7 3 (1.20%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.20%) WooCommerce
8 2 (0.80%) Oracle
8 2 (0.80%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.40%) Apple