Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 99 96
Rank change year-on-year -20 -3 +57
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 262 327 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.54% 3.22% 3.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.76% 3.52% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 232 318 312
South West median annual salary £40,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.63% +6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £25,575 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,375 £58,750 £55,000
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 9,509 9,284 9,755
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 92.19% 91.48% 90.37%
Number of salaries quoted 7,753 7,654 8,167
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,870
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +7 109 £45,000 +13.21% 38
Dorset -17 56 £38,250 +17.69% 14
Gloucestershire +12 38 £45,000 - 14
Devon +3 21 £38,750 -3.13% 7
Somerset -18 16 £45,000 -10.00% 10
Cornwall +9 13 £27,500 -15.38% 2
Wiltshire -28 5 £55,000 +22.22% 6
Avon - 2 £50,000 - 1
Front End Development
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 223 (85.11%) JavaScript
2 198 (75.57%) HTML
3 177 (67.56%) CSS
4 127 (48.47%) HTML5
5 125 (47.71%) AngularJS
6 96 (36.64%) Agile Software Development
7 90 (34.35%) CSS3
8 84 (32.06%) React
9 76 (29.01%) jQuery
10 75 (28.63%) Web Development
11 71 (27.10%) User Experience
12 65 (24.81%) Sass
12 65 (24.81%) MVC
13 63 (24.05%) Git (software)
14 60 (22.90%) TDD
15 50 (19.08%) Node.js
16 49 (18.70%) KnockoutJS
17 48 (18.32%) Vue.js
18 47 (17.94%) PHP
19 45 (17.18%) E-Commerce
20 44 (16.79%) C#
21 43 (16.41%) .NET
22 41 (15.65%) ES6
23 39 (14.89%) Redux
23 39 (14.89%) Ember.js
24 38 (14.50%) Greenfield Project
24 38 (14.50%) Backbone.js
25 35 (13.36%) Responsive Web Design
26 34 (12.98%) Finance
27 33 (12.60%) SQL

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 32 (12.21%) WordPress
2 22 (8.40%) CMS
3 12 (4.58%) Apache
4 11 (4.20%) Umbraco
5 9 (3.44%) EPiServer
6 8 (3.05%) Confluence
7 4 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.53%) GlassFish
7 4 (1.53%) JBoss
7 4 (1.53%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.76%) concrete5
9 2 (0.76%) Drupal
9 2 (0.76%) IIS
9 2 (0.76%) PrestaShop
10 1 (0.38%) Kentico
10 1 (0.38%) nginx
Applications
1 28 (10.69%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.76%) InDesign
4 1 (0.38%) InVision
Business Applications
1 5 (1.91%) Shopify
2 3 (1.15%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.76%) Magento
3 2 (0.76%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.49%) npm
2 10 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.44%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.44%) GitHub
4 5 (1.91%) SaaS
5 4 (1.53%) Yarn
6 3 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.15%) Amazon Kinesis
6 3 (1.15%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.76%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.76%) Loggly
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.53%) HTTP
1 4 (1.53%) SSL
2 3 (1.15%) Internet
3 2 (0.76%) DNS
4 1 (0.38%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.20%) MongoDB
2 9 (3.44%) Big Data
2 9 (3.44%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.05%) MySQL
4 4 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (1.53%) Apache Hive
4 4 (1.53%) Blockchain
4 4 (1.53%) Hadoop
4 4 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (1.15%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (1.15%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.76%) Redis
7 1 (0.38%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 63 (24.05%) Git (software)
2 29 (11.07%) gulp
3 21 (8.02%) Grunt
3 21 (8.02%) webpack
4 15 (5.73%) Subversion
5 14 (5.34%) Selenium
6 13 (4.96%) JIRA
7 12 (4.58%) Jenkins
8 8 (3.05%) Jasmine
8 8 (3.05%) Karma Test Runner
9 7 (2.67%) Maven
10 5 (1.91%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.91%) Protractor
11 4 (1.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (1.53%) Bower
11 4 (1.53%) EasyMock
11 4 (1.53%) IntelliJ
11 4 (1.53%) JIRA Agile
11 4 (1.53%) JUnit
11 4 (1.53%) TeamCity
General
1 34 (12.98%) Finance
2 27 (10.31%) Marketing
3 15 (5.73%) Manufacturing
4 14 (5.34%) Telecoms
5 13 (4.96%) Electronics
6 6 (2.29%) Legal
7 4 (1.53%) Retail
8 3 (1.15%) Advertising
9 1 (0.38%) Automotive
9 1 (0.38%) Games
9 1 (0.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 237 (90.46%) Developer
2 175 (66.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 44 (16.79%) JavaScript Developer
4 35 (13.36%) Senior Developer
5 34 (12.98%) Web Developer
6 27 (10.31%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 25 (9.54%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 24 (9.16%) Angular Developer
9 23 (8.78%) React Developer
10 16 (6.11%) HTML Developer
11 14 (5.34%) HTML CSS Developer
12 13 (4.96%) .NET Developer
12 13 (4.96%) Software Developer
13 12 (4.58%) Full Stack Developer
14 10 (3.82%) Junior
14 10 (3.82%) Software Engineer
15 9 (3.44%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 9 (3.44%) Junior Developer
16 8 (3.05%) Node.js Developer
16 8 (3.05%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (75.57%) HTML
2 177 (67.56%) CSS
3 127 (48.47%) HTML5
4 125 (47.71%) AngularJS
5 90 (34.35%) CSS3
6 84 (32.06%) React
7 76 (29.01%) jQuery
8 65 (24.81%) Sass
9 50 (19.08%) Node.js
10 49 (18.70%) KnockoutJS
11 48 (18.32%) Vue.js
12 43 (16.41%) .NET
13 39 (14.89%) Ember.js
13 39 (14.89%) Redux
14 38 (14.50%) Backbone.js
15 26 (9.92%) Ajax
15 26 (9.92%) JSON
16 24 (9.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 23 (8.78%) XML
18 21 (8.02%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 71 (27.10%) User Experience
2 38 (14.50%) Greenfield Project
3 21 (8.02%) Mobile App
4 16 (6.11%) Graphic Design
5 15 (5.73%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (3.44%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.91%) Life Science
8 3 (1.15%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.76%) Fintech
9 2 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.76%) Social Media
10 1 (0.38%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.38%) Renewable Energy
10 1 (0.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.63%) Linux
2 11 (4.20%) Windows
3 6 (2.29%) Unix
4 4 (1.53%) CentOS
5 3 (1.15%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.76%) Android
6 2 (0.76%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.76%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (36.64%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (28.63%) Web Development
3 65 (24.81%) MVC
4 60 (22.90%) TDD
5 45 (17.18%) E-Commerce
6 35 (13.36%) Responsive Web Design
7 25 (9.54%) Scrum
8 23 (8.78%) DevOps
8 23 (8.78%) Software Engineering
9 22 (8.40%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (7.63%) Digital Marketing
10 20 (7.63%) Problem-Solving
10 20 (7.63%) SDLC
11 18 (6.87%) Web Design
12 17 (6.49%) MVVM
13 16 (6.11%) Wireframes
14 15 (5.73%) Unit Testing
15 13 (4.96%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (4.96%) Programme Management
15 13 (4.96%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 223 (85.11%) JavaScript
2 47 (17.94%) PHP
3 44 (16.79%) C#
4 41 (15.65%) ES6
5 33 (12.60%) SQL
6 32 (12.21%) Java
7 31 (11.83%) TypeScript
8 16 (6.11%) ES7
9 11 (4.20%) Python
10 7 (2.67%) C++
11 3 (1.15%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.76%) PHP 5
12 2 (0.76%) PHP 7
12 2 (0.76%) R
13 1 (0.38%) C
13 1 (0.38%) Groovy
13 1 (0.38%) Perl
13 1 (0.38%) Ruby
13 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (5.73%) Degree
2 12 (4.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.91%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.91%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.53%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.38%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.91%) QA
2 4 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.15%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.76%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (1.91%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.15%) Ansible
2 3 (1.15%) Terraform
3 1 (0.38%) Nagios
3 1 (0.38%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (9.92%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.02%) Adobe
3 13 (4.96%) SAP
4 7 (2.67%) Google
5 6 (2.29%) Sitecore
6 5 (1.91%) Atlassian
6 5 (1.91%) WooCommerce
7 3 (1.15%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.76%) Oracle
8 2 (0.76%) Twitter
8 2 (0.76%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.38%) Apple
9 1 (0.38%) Cypress Semiconductor
9 1 (0.38%) Mapbox