Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 136 121 100
Rank change year-on-year -15 -21 +39
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 241 273 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.31% 2.63% 3.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 2.86% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 243 248 302
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,125
90th Percentile £61,000 £57,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 9,582 9,560 9,829
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 91.83% 92.14% 89.89%
Number of salaries quoted 7,892 7,921 8,197
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 80 £45,000 +20.00% 23
Dorset +1 62 £35,000 +11.11% 16
Gloucestershire +11 32 £45,000 +8.43% 12
Somerset +1 23 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Devon +16 18 £32,500 -7.14% 5
Cornwall +9 15 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Wiltshire -19 6 £55,000 +29.41% 8
Avon - 2 £50,000 - 1
Front End Development
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 211 (87.55%) JavaScript
2 180 (74.69%) HTML
3 157 (65.15%) CSS
4 129 (53.53%) AngularJS
5 122 (50.62%) HTML5
6 95 (39.42%) Agile Software Development
7 89 (36.93%) jQuery
8 87 (36.10%) React
9 81 (33.61%) CSS3
10 69 (28.63%) Web Development
11 59 (24.48%) Node.js
12 57 (23.65%) MVC
13 52 (21.58%) Vue.js
14 51 (21.16%) .NET
15 50 (20.75%) TDD
16 48 (19.92%) C#
16 48 (19.92%) Ember.js
16 48 (19.92%) Redux
17 47 (19.50%) KnockoutJS
18 44 (18.26%) Sass
19 43 (17.84%) User Experience
20 41 (17.01%) PHP
21 37 (15.35%) Greenfield Project
22 35 (14.52%) Microsoft
23 34 (14.11%) SQL
24 33 (13.69%) Responsive Web Design
24 33 (13.69%) Git (software)
25 31 (12.86%) TypeScript
26 29 (12.03%) Backbone.js
26 29 (12.03%) 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 25 (10.37%) CMS
2 24 (9.96%) WordPress
3 10 (4.15%) Apache
4 6 (2.49%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 3 (1.24%) Drupal
5 3 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.24%) Kentico
6 2 (0.83%) concrete5
6 2 (0.83%) Confluence
6 2 (0.83%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.83%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.83%) JBoss
6 2 (0.83%) nginx
6 2 (0.83%) PrestaShop
6 2 (0.83%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.41%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.41%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 12 (4.98%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.41%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.41%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 5 (2.07%) Shopify
2 3 (1.24%) Magento
2 3 (1.24%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.83%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.15%) npm
3 8 (3.32%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.66%) Yarn
5 3 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.24%) Amazon Kinesis
5 3 (1.24%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.83%) GitHub
6 2 (0.83%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.41%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.24%) Internet
1 3 (1.24%) SMS
2 2 (0.83%) DNS
2 2 (0.83%) HTTP
2 2 (0.83%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.47%) MongoDB
2 15 (6.22%) SQL Server
3 13 (5.39%) MySQL
4 6 (2.49%) Big Data
5 5 (2.07%) NoSQL
5 5 (2.07%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.66%) Blockchain
6 4 (1.66%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (1.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (1.24%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (1.24%) Redis
8 2 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.83%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.83%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 33 (13.69%) Git (software)
2 21 (8.71%) gulp
3 14 (5.81%) Grunt
4 9 (3.73%) webpack
5 8 (3.32%) Selenium
6 7 (2.90%) Subversion
7 6 (2.49%) Jenkins
8 5 (2.07%) Jasmine
8 5 (2.07%) JIRA
8 5 (2.07%) Karma Test Runner
8 5 (2.07%) Maven
9 4 (1.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (1.66%) PHPUnit
9 4 (1.66%) TeamCity
10 3 (1.24%) Ant
10 3 (1.24%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.83%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.83%) GitLab
11 2 (0.83%) JIRA Agile
11 2 (0.83%) PostCSS
General
1 29 (12.03%) Marketing
2 25 (10.37%) Finance
3 14 (5.81%) Manufacturing
3 14 (5.81%) Telecoms
4 13 (5.39%) Electronics
5 6 (2.49%) Advertising
6 2 (0.83%) Retail
7 1 (0.41%) Automotive
7 1 (0.41%) Law
7 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 208 (86.31%) Developer
2 153 (63.49%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 46 (19.09%) JavaScript Developer
4 33 (13.69%) Web Developer
5 27 (11.20%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 26 (10.79%) Senior Developer
7 24 (9.96%) Angular Developer
8 19 (7.88%) React Developer
9 16 (6.64%) HTML Developer
9 16 (6.64%) Node.js Developer
10 15 (6.22%) HTML CSS Developer
10 15 (6.22%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 14 (5.81%) Software Engineer
12 11 (4.56%) Full Stack Developer
13 10 (4.15%) .NET Developer
13 10 (4.15%) .NET Software Engineer
13 10 (4.15%) Software Developer
14 8 (3.32%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 8 (3.32%) PHP Developer
15 7 (2.90%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 180 (74.69%) HTML
2 157 (65.15%) CSS
3 129 (53.53%) AngularJS
4 122 (50.62%) HTML5
5 89 (36.93%) jQuery
6 87 (36.10%) React
7 81 (33.61%) CSS3
8 59 (24.48%) Node.js
9 52 (21.58%) Vue.js
10 51 (21.16%) .NET
11 48 (19.92%) Ember.js
11 48 (19.92%) Redux
12 47 (19.50%) KnockoutJS
13 44 (18.26%) Sass
14 29 (12.03%) Backbone.js
15 28 (11.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 26 (10.79%) ASP.NET
17 22 (9.13%) ASP.NET MVC
18 19 (7.88%) .NET Framework
18 19 (7.88%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 43 (17.84%) User Experience
2 37 (15.35%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (5.39%) Mobile App
4 12 (4.98%) Graphic Design
5 11 (4.56%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (3.32%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.24%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.83%) Cybercrime
8 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.41%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.41%) Fintech
9 1 (0.41%) Renewable Energy
9 1 (0.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (9.54%) Linux
2 8 (3.32%) Windows
3 3 (1.24%) CentOS
3 3 (1.24%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.83%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.41%) Android
5 1 (0.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (39.42%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (28.63%) Web Development
3 57 (23.65%) MVC
4 50 (20.75%) TDD
5 33 (13.69%) Responsive Web Design
6 27 (11.20%) E-Commerce
7 24 (9.96%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (9.96%) Software Engineering
8 23 (9.54%) Problem-Solving
8 23 (9.54%) Scrum
8 23 (9.54%) SDLC
9 19 (7.88%) Digital Marketing
10 17 (7.05%) Unit Testing
11 16 (6.64%) Domain-Driven Design
11 16 (6.64%) Requirements Analysis
12 14 (5.81%) DevOps
13 13 (5.39%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (5.39%) Content Management
13 13 (5.39%) Programme Management
14 12 (4.98%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 211 (87.55%) JavaScript
2 48 (19.92%) C#
3 41 (17.01%) PHP
4 34 (14.11%) SQL
5 31 (12.86%) TypeScript
6 29 (12.03%) Java
7 21 (8.71%) ES6
8 7 (2.90%) Python
9 6 (2.49%) ES7
10 5 (2.07%) C++
11 4 (1.66%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.83%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.83%) Ruby
13 1 (0.41%) Clojure
13 1 (0.41%) CoffeeScript
13 1 (0.41%) Haskell
13 1 (0.41%) Java 8
13 1 (0.41%) Perl
13 1 (0.41%) R
13 1 (0.41%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (7.47%) Degree
2 16 (6.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (2.07%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.24%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.83%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.83%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.41%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.07%) QA
2 2 (0.83%) WCAG
3 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (2.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (2.49%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.66%) Ansible
3 3 (1.24%) Terraform
4 1 (0.41%) Nagios
4 1 (0.41%) Puppet
4 1 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 35 (14.52%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.71%) Adobe
3 15 (6.22%) Google
4 13 (5.39%) SAP
5 5 (2.07%) WooCommerce
6 3 (1.24%) Facebook
6 3 (1.24%) Oracle
7 2 (0.83%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.83%) Twitter
8 1 (0.41%) Apple
8 1 (0.41%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.41%) WSO2