Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 124 142
Rank change year-on-year -11 +18 -45
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 259 272 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.43% 2.65% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 2.90% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 272 250 228
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £53,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 9,663 9,368 10,293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 90.62% 91.31% 90.29%
Number of salaries quoted 7,941 7,688 8,560
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £64,650 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -23 90 £37,500 -11.76% 13
Gloucestershire +52 53 £50,000 +33.33% 7
Dorset -38 47 £35,000 +16.67% 5
Somerset +25 43 £40,000 +6.67% 10
Wiltshire -5 16 £51,500 +42.07% 3
Devon -12 8 £28,250 -37.22% 5
Cornwall -23 6 £35,000 +55.56% 9
Front End Development
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 229 (88.42%) JavaScript
2 216 (83.40%) HTML
3 214 (82.63%) CSS
4 153 (59.07%) AngularJS
5 152 (58.69%) HTML5
6 118 (45.56%) CSS3
7 107 (41.31%) jQuery
8 104 (40.15%) React
9 88 (33.98%) Web Development
10 84 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
11 64 (24.71%) PHP
11 64 (24.71%) Ember.js
12 61 (23.55%) Node.js
12 61 (23.55%) Git (software)
13 52 (20.08%) Sass
13 52 (20.08%) Vue (Vue.js)
14 48 (18.53%) Responsive Web Design
15 45 (17.37%) C#
16 44 (16.99%) MVC
17 43 (16.60%) Backbone.js
18 42 (16.22%) Redux
19 36 (13.90%) .NET
20 34 (13.13%) MySQL
21 32 (12.36%) MongoDB
21 32 (12.36%) TDD
22 31 (11.97%) Ajax
23 29 (11.20%) Google
23 29 (11.20%) OO
23 29 (11.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 29 (11.20%) MEAN Stack

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 16 (6.18%) WordPress
2 11 (4.25%) CMS
3 5 (1.93%) Confluence
4 4 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.16%) Apache
5 3 (1.16%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.77%) Kentico
7 1 (0.39%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.39%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.39%) concrete5
7 1 (0.39%) Drupal
7 1 (0.39%) nginx
7 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (4.25%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (1.93%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.54%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.39%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 14 (5.41%) Magento
2 1 (0.39%) Shopify
2 1 (0.39%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.39%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.72%) npm
2 17 (6.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.25%) SaaS
4 7 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.54%) GitHub
6 2 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.77%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.77%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.77%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 2 (0.77%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.77%) Heroku
7 1 (0.39%) AdWords
7 1 (0.39%) IaaS
7 1 (0.39%) NuGet
7 1 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.77%) SMS
2 1 (0.39%) HTTP
2 1 (0.39%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (13.13%) MySQL
2 32 (12.36%) MongoDB
3 23 (8.88%) SQL Server
4 16 (6.18%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.16%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.77%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (0.77%) MySQL Workbench
7 1 (0.39%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.39%) Redis
Development Applications
1 61 (23.55%) Git (software)
2 25 (9.65%) gulp
3 16 (6.18%) JIRA
4 15 (5.79%) Grunt
5 13 (5.02%) webpack
6 11 (4.25%) Subversion
7 9 (3.47%) Jenkins
8 6 (2.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (1.93%) Bower
10 3 (1.16%) Bugzilla
10 3 (1.16%) PostCSS
10 3 (1.16%) Trac
11 2 (0.77%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.77%) Protractor
11 2 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.39%) Bitbucket
12 1 (0.39%) Karma Test Runner
12 1 (0.39%) PHPUnit
12 1 (0.39%) Selenium
12 1 (0.39%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 28 (10.81%) Marketing
2 19 (7.34%) Finance
3 16 (6.18%) Advertising
4 9 (3.47%) Electronics
4 9 (3.47%) Manufacturing
4 9 (3.47%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.16%) Retail
6 2 (0.77%) Games
7 1 (0.39%) Law
7 1 (0.39%) Legal
7 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 239 (92.28%) Developer
2 176 (67.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 41 (15.83%) Senior Developer
4 39 (15.06%) JavaScript Developer
5 34 (13.13%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 23 (8.88%) Web Developer
7 22 (8.49%) Angular Developer
8 19 (7.34%) HTML Developer
9 18 (6.95%) HTML CSS Developer
9 18 (6.95%) React Developer
10 15 (5.79%) PHP Developer
11 14 (5.41%) C# Developer
12 10 (3.86%) Junior
12 10 (3.86%) Junior Developer
13 9 (3.47%) Node.js Developer
13 9 (3.47%) Software Developer
13 9 (3.47%) Software Engineer
13 9 (3.47%) SQL Developer
14 8 (3.09%) .NET Developer
14 8 (3.09%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (83.40%) HTML
2 214 (82.63%) CSS
3 153 (59.07%) AngularJS
4 152 (58.69%) HTML5
5 118 (45.56%) CSS3
6 107 (41.31%) jQuery
7 104 (40.15%) React
8 64 (24.71%) Ember.js
9 61 (23.55%) Node.js
10 52 (20.08%) Sass
10 52 (20.08%) Vue (Vue.js)
11 43 (16.60%) Backbone.js
12 42 (16.22%) Redux
13 36 (13.90%) .NET
14 31 (11.97%) Ajax
15 29 (11.20%) MEAN Stack
15 29 (11.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 26 (10.04%) Express
17 25 (9.65%) KnockoutJS
18 19 (7.34%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.04%) User Experience
2 18 (6.95%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (5.79%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (4.25%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.70%) Fintech
6 3 (1.16%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.16%) Animation
7 2 (0.77%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.77%) Cybercrime
7 2 (0.77%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.39%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.39%) PlayStation
8 1 (0.39%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.95%) Linux
2 9 (3.47%) Windows
3 2 (0.77%) Android
3 2 (0.77%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (33.98%) Web Development
2 84 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (18.53%) Responsive Web Design
4 44 (16.99%) MVC
5 32 (12.36%) TDD
6 29 (11.20%) OO
7 23 (8.88%) OOP
7 23 (8.88%) Scrum
7 23 (8.88%) Software Engineering
8 19 (7.34%) E-Commerce
9 16 (6.18%) Unit Testing
10 15 (5.79%) SOA
10 15 (5.79%) Web Design
11 13 (5.02%) Problem-Solving
12 12 (4.63%) BDD
12 12 (4.63%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (4.25%) SDLC
14 9 (3.47%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (3.47%) Digital Marketing
14 9 (3.47%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 229 (88.42%) JavaScript
2 64 (24.71%) PHP
3 45 (17.37%) C#
4 27 (10.42%) SQL
4 27 (10.42%) TypeScript
5 17 (6.56%) Java
6 16 (6.18%) ES6
7 10 (3.86%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.93%) C++
9 4 (1.54%) Python
10 3 (1.16%) Ruby
11 2 (0.77%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.77%) Scala
12 1 (0.39%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.39%) Clojure
12 1 (0.39%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.39%) ES7
12 1 (0.39%) Haskell
12 1 (0.39%) Java 8
12 1 (0.39%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 14 (5.41%) Degree
2 6 (2.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.77%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 11 (4.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.39%) Ansible
1 1 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 29 (11.20%) Google
2 21 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 14 (5.41%) Adobe
4 10 (3.86%) Apple
5 9 (3.47%) SAP
5 9 (3.47%) Zend
6 8 (3.09%) Facebook
7 3 (1.16%) Twitter
8 2 (0.77%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.77%) Sencha
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle
9 1 (0.39%) WSO2