Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 105 146
Rank change year-on-year -1 +41 -39
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 315 310 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.13% 3.01% 2.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 3.36% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 328 289 234
South West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,650 £55,000 £47,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

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 8,978 9,229 10,356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 89.09% 89.48% 89.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7,364 7,640 8,672
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 22 January 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 22 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
Bristol -13 107 £37,500 -11.76% 9
Somerset +30 67 £47,500 +26.67% 24
Gloucestershire +61 55 £45,000 - 10
Dorset -28 48 £32,500 +6.56% 7
Wiltshire +6 22 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Devon -16 22 £41,500 +66.00% 6
Cornwall -12 2 £45,000 +100.00% 6
Front End Development
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT jobs citing Front End Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 282 (89.52%) JavaScript
2 265 (84.13%) CSS
3 256 (81.27%) HTML
4 191 (60.63%) AngularJS
5 164 (52.06%) HTML5
6 126 (40.00%) CSS3
7 122 (38.73%) Web Development
8 120 (38.10%) jQuery
9 114 (36.19%) React
10 93 (29.52%) Agile Software Development
11 88 (27.94%) Git (software)
12 85 (26.98%) PHP
13 80 (25.40%) Sass
14 73 (23.17%) Node.js
14 73 (23.17%) User Experience
15 66 (20.95%) Ember.js
16 62 (19.68%) Backbone.js
17 56 (17.78%) Responsive Web Design
18 52 (16.51%) MVC
19 50 (15.87%) OO
20 44 (13.97%) .NET
21 43 (13.65%) C#
21 43 (13.65%) Marketing
22 41 (13.02%) TDD
22 41 (13.02%) OOP
23 40 (12.70%) Ajax
24 39 (12.38%) E-Commerce
24 39 (12.38%) Grunt
24 39 (12.38%) Vue (Vue.js)
25 36 (11.43%) Java

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 (6.35%) WordPress
2 17 (5.40%) CMS
3 10 (3.17%) EPiServer
3 10 (3.17%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (2.22%) Apache
4 7 (2.22%) Kentico
4 7 (2.22%) Sitefinity
5 6 (1.90%) Umbraco
6 5 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.95%) Confluence
7 3 (0.95%) Drupal
7 3 (0.95%) nginx
8 2 (0.63%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.63%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.32%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.32%) concrete5
9 1 (0.32%) Magnolia
9 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (6.35%) Photoshop
2 14 (4.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (2.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.63%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.63%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 15 (4.76%) Magento
2 1 (0.32%) Shopify
2 1 (0.32%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.25%) npm
2 15 (4.76%) SaaS
3 8 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.90%) GitHub
5 5 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.95%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (0.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 2 (0.63%) Slack
7 2 (0.63%) Yarn
8 1 (0.32%) Firebase
8 1 (0.32%) IaaS
8 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.86%) Internet
2 2 (0.63%) SMS
3 1 (0.32%) HTTP
3 1 (0.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (9.84%) MySQL
2 21 (6.67%) MongoDB
3 15 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 9 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.27%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.95%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.95%) QGIS
6 3 (0.95%) Redis
7 2 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.32%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.32%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 88 (27.94%) Git (software)
2 39 (12.38%) Grunt
3 35 (11.11%) gulp
4 23 (7.30%) Subversion
5 21 (6.67%) webpack
6 17 (5.40%) Bower
7 16 (5.08%) Jenkins
8 13 (4.13%) JIRA
9 12 (3.81%) Jasmine
9 12 (3.81%) Protractor
10 9 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (2.54%) Mocha
12 6 (1.90%) Mercurial
13 4 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (1.27%) PostCSS
14 3 (0.95%) Bugzilla
14 3 (0.95%) Karma Test Runner
14 3 (0.95%) Trac
14 3 (0.95%) Visual Studio
15 2 (0.63%) ReSharper
General
1 43 (13.65%) Marketing
2 27 (8.57%) Finance
3 18 (5.71%) Electronics
3 18 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 18 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 12 (3.81%) Advertising
5 9 (2.86%) Retail
6 1 (0.32%) Games
6 1 (0.32%) Law
6 1 (0.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 297 (94.29%) Developer
2 219 (69.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 64 (20.32%) Senior Developer
4 57 (18.10%) JavaScript Developer
5 46 (14.60%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 37 (11.75%) Angular Developer
7 29 (9.21%) HTML Developer
8 28 (8.89%) Web Developer
9 27 (8.57%) HTML CSS Developer
10 24 (7.62%) Junior
11 23 (7.30%) Junior Developer
12 21 (6.67%) PHP Developer
13 19 (6.03%) Senior JavaScript Developer
14 16 (5.08%) React Developer
15 15 (4.76%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 13 (4.13%) .NET Developer
17 10 (3.17%) Junior JavaScript Developer
18 8 (2.54%) Node.js Developer
19 7 (2.22%) Designer
20 6 (1.90%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (84.13%) CSS
2 256 (81.27%) HTML
3 191 (60.63%) AngularJS
4 164 (52.06%) HTML5
5 126 (40.00%) CSS3
6 120 (38.10%) jQuery
7 114 (36.19%) React
8 80 (25.40%) Sass
9 73 (23.17%) Node.js
10 66 (20.95%) Ember.js
11 62 (19.68%) Backbone.js
12 44 (13.97%) .NET
13 40 (12.70%) Ajax
14 39 (12.38%) Vue (Vue.js)
15 35 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 32 (10.16%) JSON
17 30 (9.52%) LESS
18 28 (8.89%) XML
19 27 (8.57%) RESTful
20 25 (7.94%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 73 (23.17%) User Experience
2 16 (5.08%) Mobile App
3 12 (3.81%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (2.54%) W3C
6 7 (2.22%) Fintech
7 6 (1.90%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.27%) Animation
9 3 (0.95%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.63%) Xbox
11 1 (0.32%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.32%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.32%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.32%) PlayStation
11 1 (0.32%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.98%) Linux
2 6 (1.90%) Unix
3 4 (1.27%) Android
3 4 (1.27%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (38.73%) Web Development
2 93 (29.52%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (17.78%) Responsive Web Design
4 52 (16.51%) MVC
5 50 (15.87%) OO
6 41 (13.02%) OOP
6 41 (13.02%) TDD
7 39 (12.38%) E-Commerce
8 28 (8.89%) Software Engineering
9 26 (8.25%) Scrum
10 24 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (7.62%) Open Source
11 21 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
12 20 (6.35%) Web Design
13 18 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
13 18 (5.71%) Programme Management
13 18 (5.71%) Unit Testing
13 18 (5.71%) Wireframes
14 17 (5.40%) SEO
15 15 (4.76%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 282 (89.52%) JavaScript
2 85 (26.98%) PHP
3 43 (13.65%) C#
4 36 (11.43%) Java
5 18 (5.71%) SQL
5 18 (5.71%) TypeScript
6 15 (4.76%) ES6
7 13 (4.13%) C++
8 9 (2.86%) Python
9 5 (1.59%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.95%) ES7
11 2 (0.63%) ES8
11 2 (0.63%) PHP 5
11 2 (0.63%) PHP 7
12 1 (0.32%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.32%) Go
12 1 (0.32%) JSX
12 1 (0.32%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.32%) Ruby
12 1 (0.32%) Scala
Qualifications
1 27 (8.57%) Degree
2 10 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.95%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.32%) ISEB
4 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.54%) WCAG
2 7 (2.22%) WAI
3 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 9 (2.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.63%) Ansible
1 2 (0.63%) Hadoop YARN
1 2 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (10.79%) Google
2 24 (7.62%) Adobe
3 18 (5.71%) SAP
4 16 (5.08%) Apple
5 12 (3.81%) Microsoft
6 10 (3.17%) Sitecore
7 9 (2.86%) Zend
8 7 (2.22%) Telerik
9 3 (0.95%) Facebook
9 3 (0.95%) Twitter
10 2 (0.63%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.63%) Sencha