Period
to 11 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 11 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
11 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 74 109 101
Rank change year-on-year +35 -8 -2
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 1,635 2,487 3,116
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 3.83% 2.97% 3.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.20% 3.24% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,545 2,257 3,012
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +10.39%
10th Percentile £31,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £60,450
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 38,953 76,850 92,536
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 91.22% 91.68% 91.71%
Number of salaries quoted 30,897 59,508 74,414
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +3.09%

Front End Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Front End Development as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Development in the UK excluding London

Front End Development
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Front End Development in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Front End Development in the UK excluding London

Front End Development
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Front End Development in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 11 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Front End Development in the UK excluding London

Front End Development
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

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 UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 11 July 2020. 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
South East +19 509 £50,000 +11.11% 60
North of England +57 410 £45,000 +12.50% 82
South West +50 232 £40,000 -5.88% 37
Midlands +69 198 £45,000 +12.50% 46
North West +8 197 £45,000 - 43
Yorkshire +100 187 £41,500 +10.67% 24
West Midlands +64 119 £45,000 +12.50% 25
East of England +5 106 £50,000 +5.26% 19
Scotland +24 103 £45,000 +11.11% 10
East Midlands +62 79 £40,000 - 21
Wales 0 68 £42,500 +4.94% 12
North East +29 26 £45,000 +28.57% 15
Northern Ireland +16 18 £60,000 +41.18% 4
Front End Development
UK

For the 6 months to 11 July 2020, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 1,343 (82.14%) JavaScript
2 1,086 (66.42%) HTML
3 1,084 (66.30%) CSS
4 757 (46.30%) AngularJS
5 700 (42.81%) Agile Software Development
6 656 (40.12%) React
7 430 (26.30%) User Experience
8 421 (25.75%) HTML5
9 418 (25.57%) Vue.js
10 391 (23.91%) Git (software)
11 319 (19.51%) Web Development
12 298 (18.23%) Node.js
13 286 (17.49%) Sass
14 282 (17.25%) jQuery
15 275 (16.82%) CSS3
16 255 (15.60%) TypeScript
17 233 (14.25%) .NET
18 218 (13.33%) Software Engineering
18 218 (13.33%) webpack
19 214 (13.09%) C#
20 208 (12.72%) ES6
21 203 (12.42%) PHP
22 180 (11.01%) Scrum
23 176 (10.76%) Redux
24 159 (9.72%) Unit Testing
25 149 (9.11%) Azure
26 146 (8.93%) MySQL
27 142 (8.69%) Finance
28 141 (8.62%) Java
28 141 (8.62%) Responsive Web Design

Front End Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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
1 138 (8.44%) CMS
2 62 (3.79%) WordPress
3 18 (1.10%) Apache
4 13 (0.80%) Umbraco
5 12 (0.73%) Confluence
6 9 (0.55%) IIS
7 8 (0.49%) nginx
8 7 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 7 (0.43%) Liferay
8 7 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (0.37%) Drupal
9 6 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
10 5 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
10 5 (0.31%) SAS
11 4 (0.24%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.18%) Anypoint
12 3 (0.18%) Headless CMS
12 3 (0.18%) Joomla!
12 3 (0.18%) Pachyderm
12 3 (0.18%) SharePoint
Applications
1 70 (4.28%) Photoshop
2 46 (2.81%) Sketch
3 26 (1.59%) Zeplin
4 21 (1.28%) Adobe XD
5 18 (1.10%) InVision
6 14 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 6 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (0.31%) GIMP
10 4 (0.24%) Marvel
10 4 (0.24%) UXPin
11 3 (0.18%) Chatbot
11 3 (0.18%) InDesign
12 2 (0.12%) Figma
Business Applications
1 52 (3.18%) Magento
2 9 (0.55%) Shopify
3 1 (0.061%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.061%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 149 (9.11%) Azure
2 131 (8.01%) AWS
3 101 (6.18%) npm
4 64 (3.91%) SaaS
5 37 (2.26%) GitHub
6 27 (1.65%) GCP
6 27 (1.65%) Serverless
7 18 (1.10%) Yarn
8 9 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
8 9 (0.55%) Google Analytics
9 8 (0.49%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
10 7 (0.43%) Cloudflare
11 6 (0.37%) iTunes
12 5 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 5 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (0.31%) PaaS
13 3 (0.18%) DigitalOcean
13 3 (0.18%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.41%) Internet
2 11 (0.67%) DNS
2 11 (0.67%) Skype
3 10 (0.61%) HTTP
4 6 (0.37%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.24%) Intranet
6 3 (0.18%) Bluetooth
6 3 (0.18%) SNMP
6 3 (0.18%) SSH
6 3 (0.18%) Wireless
7 1 (0.061%) Network Security
7 1 (0.061%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (8.93%) MySQL
2 55 (3.36%) SQL Server
3 32 (1.96%) Relational Database
4 28 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
5 24 (1.47%) MongoDB
6 23 (1.41%) Redis
7 17 (1.04%) Big Data
8 8 (0.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 8 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (0.37%) NoSQL
11 5 (0.31%) BigQuery
11 5 (0.31%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.24%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.18%) Couchbase
13 3 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
14 2 (0.12%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (0.12%) Azure SQL Database
14 2 (0.12%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 391 (23.91%) Git (software)
2 218 (13.33%) webpack
3 133 (8.13%) gulp
4 92 (5.63%) Grunt
5 62 (3.79%) JIRA
6 57 (3.49%) Babel
7 40 (2.45%) Visual Studio
8 36 (2.20%) Bitbucket
9 35 (2.14%) Mocha
10 33 (2.02%) Jasmine
11 32 (1.96%) Selenium
12 31 (1.90%) Jenkins
12 31 (1.90%) Subversion
13 27 (1.65%) Maven
14 21 (1.28%) Cypress.io
15 19 (1.16%) Karma Test Runner
16 17 (1.04%) git-flow
17 16 (0.98%) Xcode
18 14 (0.86%) NUnit
19 11 (0.67%) Axure RP
General
1 142 (8.69%) Finance
2 92 (5.63%) Marketing
3 48 (2.94%) Retail
4 40 (2.45%) Games
5 25 (1.53%) Law
6 19 (1.16%) Public Sector
7 13 (0.80%) Banking
8 8 (0.49%) Legal
9 6 (0.37%) Manufacturing
9 6 (0.37%) Social Housing
9 6 (0.37%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.31%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.24%) Advertising
11 4 (0.24%) Automotive
11 4 (0.24%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.18%) Electronics
13 2 (0.12%) Back Office
13 2 (0.12%) Publishing
14 1 (0.061%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.061%) Police
Job Titles
1 1,460 (89.30%) Developer
2 1,056 (64.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 252 (15.41%) JavaScript Developer
4 251 (15.35%) Senior Developer
5 180 (11.01%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 168 (10.28%) React Developer
7 108 (6.61%) Web Developer
8 99 (6.06%) Angular Developer
9 91 (5.57%) HTML Developer
10 86 (5.26%) HTML CSS Developer
11 65 (3.98%) Full Stack Developer
12 64 (3.91%) PHP Developer
13 54 (3.30%) Junior
14 52 (3.18%) Software Engineer
15 51 (3.12%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
16 49 (3.00%) UI Developer
17 48 (2.94%) .NET Developer
18 47 (2.87%) Junior Developer
19 44 (2.69%) Lead Developer
20 41 (2.51%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,086 (66.42%) HTML
2 1,084 (66.30%) CSS
3 757 (46.30%) AngularJS
4 656 (40.12%) React
5 421 (25.75%) HTML5
6 418 (25.57%) Vue.js
7 298 (18.23%) Node.js
8 286 (17.49%) Sass
9 282 (17.25%) jQuery
10 275 (16.82%) CSS3
11 233 (14.25%) .NET
12 176 (10.76%) Redux
13 132 (8.07%) REST
14 111 (6.79%) RESTful
15 96 (5.87%) Jest
15 96 (5.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 95 (5.81%) Web Services
17 92 (5.63%) ASP.NET
18 91 (5.57%) LESS
19 90 (5.50%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 430 (26.30%) User Experience
2 139 (8.50%) Greenfield Project
3 71 (4.34%) Mobile App
4 57 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
6 21 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
7 20 (1.22%) Animation
8 16 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
8 16 (0.98%) W3C
9 15 (0.92%) Algorithms
9 15 (0.92%) Data Structures
10 12 (0.73%) Cloud Native
11 10 (0.61%) Smartphone
11 10 (0.61%) Social Media
11 10 (0.61%) Virtual Team
12 9 (0.55%) iPad
13 8 (0.49%) Graphic Design
13 8 (0.49%) Internet of Things
14 6 (0.37%) Digital Media
14 6 (0.37%) Industrial Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 63 (3.85%) Linux
2 23 (1.41%) Windows
3 21 (1.28%) Android
4 19 (1.16%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.31%) Unix
6 3 (0.18%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.12%) Debian
8 1 (0.061%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 700 (42.81%) Agile Software Development
2 319 (19.51%) Web Development
3 218 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 180 (11.01%) Scrum
5 159 (9.72%) Unit Testing
6 141 (8.62%) DevOps
6 141 (8.62%) Responsive Web Design
7 136 (8.32%) MVC
8 124 (7.58%) TDD
9 117 (7.16%) Mentoring
10 115 (7.03%) E-Commerce
11 112 (6.85%) Test Automation
12 106 (6.48%) Continuous Integration
12 106 (6.48%) Problem-Solving
13 105 (6.42%) Microservices
14 87 (5.32%) Fintech
15 82 (5.02%) Web Design
16 76 (4.65%) BDD
17 72 (4.40%) OO
18 62 (3.79%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
Programming Languages
1 1,343 (82.14%) JavaScript
2 255 (15.60%) TypeScript
3 214 (13.09%) C#
4 208 (12.72%) ES6
5 203 (12.42%) PHP
6 141 (8.62%) Java
7 140 (8.56%) SQL
8 135 (8.26%) Python
9 28 (1.71%) T-SQL
10 24 (1.47%) C++
11 22 (1.35%) Ruby
12 15 (0.92%) Go
12 15 (0.92%) Java 8
13 12 (0.73%) C
14 9 (0.55%) Groovy
14 9 (0.55%) VB.NET
15 8 (0.49%) Bash Shell
15 8 (0.49%) PHP 7
15 8 (0.49%) Scala
16 6 (0.37%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 86 (5.26%) Degree
2 34 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (0.86%) Security Cleared
4 11 (0.67%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.31%) CTC Cleared
5 5 (0.31%) DBS Check
6 3 (0.18%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.061%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.061%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.061%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (3.24%) QA
2 12 (0.73%) WCAG
3 5 (0.31%) GDPR
4 1 (0.061%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.061%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.061%) PMO
System Software
1 115 (7.03%) Docker
2 2 (0.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 56 (3.43%) Kubernetes
2 12 (0.73%) Ansible
3 10 (0.61%) Terraform
4 5 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.18%) CA Service Virtualization
5 3 (0.18%) Grafana
6 2 (0.12%) MIIS
6 2 (0.12%) Puppet
6 2 (0.12%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.061%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.061%) Istio
Vendors
1 90 (5.50%) Adobe
2 55 (3.36%) Microsoft
3 30 (1.83%) Google
4 15 (0.92%) Atlassian
5 14 (0.86%) Oracle
6 9 (0.55%) Sitecore
7 7 (0.43%) Mapbox
8 6 (0.37%) Autodesk
9 5 (0.31%) Apple
9 5 (0.31%) DevExpress
9 5 (0.31%) Xamarin
10 4 (0.24%) hybris
10 4 (0.24%) IBM
10 4 (0.24%) MuleSoft
10 4 (0.24%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.24%) Telstra
11 3 (0.18%) BT
11 3 (0.18%) CA
11 3 (0.18%) Hitachi
11 3 (0.18%) Siemens