Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Bower skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Bower over the 6 months to 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Bower
UK
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 948 863 982
Rank change year-on-year -85 +119 -21
Permanent jobs citing Bower 210 343 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.61% 0.94% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 121 278 261
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £71,750 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year -10.53% +28.38% -17.78%

Bower is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 34,377 36,364 35,732
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.34% 20.63% 18.13%
Number of salaries quoted 27,873 29,719 30,964
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Bower
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Bower as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Bower in the UK

Bower
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Bower.

Salary trend for Bower in the UK

Bower
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Bower over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Bower in the UK

Bower
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Bower within the UK over the 6 months to 21 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
England -94 206 £45,000 -10.00% 31
London -59 126 £51,750 -5.91% 17
UK excluding London -36 84 £42,500 -10.53% 17
South East 0 36 £70,000 +47.37% 4
North of England +40 23 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Yorkshire +38 18 £31,000 -14.48%
Midlands +2 11 £40,000 - 2
East of England +2 7 £40,000 -33.33% 2
West Midlands +29 6 £37,500 -6.25%
North West +21 5 £72,500 +130.16% 1
East Midlands -4 5 £42,500 +41.67% 2
Scotland -10 4 £70,000 +55.56% 3
South West -13 3 £55,000 -4.35% 5

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, IT jobs citing Bower 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 with a requirement for Bower.

1 196 (93.33%) JavaScript
2 171 (81.43%) CSS
3 168 (80.00%) HTML
3 168 (80.00%) gulp
4 160 (76.19%) AngularJS
5 157 (74.76%) npm
6 151 (71.90%) Git (software)
7 146 (69.52%) Agile Software Development
8 133 (63.33%) HTML5
9 129 (61.43%) jQuery
10 119 (56.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 114 (54.29%) Sass
11 114 (54.29%) Mocha
12 106 (50.48%) CSS3
13 105 (50.00%) NoSQL
14 102 (48.57%) Team Foundation Server
14 102 (48.57%) SQL
14 102 (48.57%) .NET
15 98 (46.67%) TDD
15 98 (46.67%) Responsive Web Design
16 96 (45.71%) RESTful
17 94 (44.76%) LESS
18 92 (43.81%) Karma Test Runner
18 92 (43.81%) Degree
19 91 (43.33%) Protractor
19 91 (43.33%) DevOps
20 89 (42.38%) MongoDB
21 88 (41.90%) Amazon AWS
22 87 (41.43%) BDD
22 87 (41.43%) Software Engineering

Bower
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 84 (40.00%) CMS
2 77 (36.67%) EPiServer
3 41 (19.52%) Sitecore CMS
4 10 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (3.33%) Confluence
6 5 (2.38%) concrete5
6 5 (2.38%) ExpressionEngine
6 5 (2.38%) JBoss
6 5 (2.38%) nginx
6 5 (2.38%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.38%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.38%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.90%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.95%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.95%) WordPress
9 1 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.48%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (1.90%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.48%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 41 (19.52%) Eloqua
2 6 (2.86%) Magento
3 3 (1.43%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 157 (74.76%) npm
2 88 (41.90%) Amazon AWS
3 86 (40.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (2.86%) GitHub
5 5 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
5 5 (2.38%) Amazon S3
5 5 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (2.38%) NuGet
5 5 (2.38%) Sage Pay
6 3 (1.43%) SaaS
6 3 (1.43%) Slack
6 3 (1.43%) Yarn
7 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.38%) DNS
2 1 (0.48%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 89 (42.38%) MongoDB
3 57 (27.14%) SQL Server
4 41 (19.52%) Couchbase
4 41 (19.52%) CouchDB
5 40 (19.05%) MySQL
6 30 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (2.38%) Redis
9 2 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.95%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.48%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 168 (80.00%) gulp
2 151 (71.90%) Git (software)
3 114 (54.29%) Mocha
4 102 (48.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 92 (43.81%) Karma Test Runner
6 91 (43.33%) Protractor
7 81 (38.57%) Octopus Deploy
7 81 (38.57%) TeamCity
8 79 (37.62%) Visual Studio
9 78 (37.14%) Selenium
10 77 (36.67%) Sinon.JS
11 70 (33.33%) Grunt
12 54 (25.71%) webpack
13 32 (15.24%) Jasmine
14 25 (11.90%) Jenkins
15 24 (11.43%) Vagrant
16 13 (6.19%) Bitbucket
16 13 (6.19%) Subversion
17 9 (4.29%) JSUnit
17 9 (4.29%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 52 (24.76%) Marketing
2 42 (20.00%) Advertising
2 42 (20.00%) Finance
3 9 (4.29%) Games
4 8 (3.81%) Retail
5 5 (2.38%) Banking
6 3 (1.43%) Law
7 2 (0.95%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.48%) Legal
8 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 186 (88.57%) Developer
2 75 (35.71%) .NET Developer
3 41 (19.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 33 (15.71%) C# Developer
4 33 (15.71%) Full Stack Developer
5 29 (13.81%) ASP.NET Developer
6 26 (12.38%) Senior Developer
7 24 (11.43%) JavaScript Developer
8 23 (10.95%) C# .NET Developer
9 21 (10.00%) Node.js Developer
10 14 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (5.24%) Java Developer
12 10 (4.76%) React Developer
13 9 (4.29%) Analyst
13 9 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 9 (4.29%) Java Engineer
14 7 (3.33%) Applications Developer
14 7 (3.33%) Software Engineer
14 7 (3.33%) Web Developer
15 6 (2.86%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (81.43%) CSS
2 168 (80.00%) HTML
3 160 (76.19%) AngularJS
4 133 (63.33%) HTML5
5 129 (61.43%) jQuery
6 119 (56.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 114 (54.29%) Sass
8 106 (50.48%) CSS3
9 102 (48.57%) .NET
10 96 (45.71%) RESTful
11 94 (44.76%) LESS
12 85 (40.48%) Backbone.js
13 82 (39.05%) Gherkin
14 79 (37.62%) Ember.js
15 78 (37.14%) MEAN Stack
16 77 (36.67%) Chai
17 69 (32.86%) Node.js
18 53 (25.24%) React
19 51 (24.29%) ASP.NET
20 36 (17.14%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 72 (34.29%) User Experience
2 41 (19.52%) Cloud Native
3 22 (10.48%) Linux Command Line
4 17 (8.10%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 10 (4.76%) Mobile App
6 5 (2.38%) NHS
7 3 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.43%) PlayStation
7 3 (1.43%) Xbox
8 2 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.95%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.48%) Fintech
9 1 (0.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.48%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.48%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 30 (14.29%) Linux
2 21 (10.00%) Ubuntu
3 8 (3.81%) CentOS
4 7 (3.33%) Android
4 7 (3.33%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.48%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (69.52%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (46.67%) Responsive Web Design
2 98 (46.67%) TDD
3 91 (43.33%) DevOps
4 87 (41.43%) BDD
4 87 (41.43%) Software Engineering
5 85 (40.48%) Microservices
6 81 (38.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 80 (38.10%) Analytics
8 79 (37.62%) Problem-Solving
8 79 (37.62%) Web Application Development
9 78 (37.14%) MVC
9 78 (37.14%) Progressive Web App
10 77 (36.67%) Performance Management
10 77 (36.67%) Refactoring
11 76 (36.19%) Data Science
12 55 (26.19%) Workflow
13 51 (24.29%) Front End Development
13 51 (24.29%) SEO
14 48 (22.86%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 196 (93.33%) JavaScript
2 102 (48.57%) SQL
3 60 (28.57%) C#
4 32 (15.24%) ES6
5 28 (13.33%) Java
6 16 (7.62%) PHP
7 11 (5.24%) TypeScript
8 7 (3.33%) Java 8
8 7 (3.33%) Ruby
9 3 (1.43%) Scala
10 2 (0.95%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.48%) C
11 1 (0.48%) C++
11 1 (0.48%) Clojure
11 1 (0.48%) Python
11 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 92 (43.81%) Degree
2 41 (19.52%) SAFe Agilist
3 10 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.48%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.19%) QA
2 2 (0.95%) GDPR
2 2 (0.95%) PMO
2 2 (0.95%) WAI
2 2 (0.95%) WCAG
System Software
1 20 (9.52%) Docker
2 7 (3.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (3.81%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.48%) Ansible
2 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 41 (19.52%) Marketo
1 41 (19.52%) Sitecore
2 30 (14.29%) Alias
3 11 (5.24%) Twitter
4 10 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 8 (3.81%) Red Hat
6 7 (3.33%) Google
6 7 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (3.33%) Zend
7 5 (2.38%) PayPal
8 2 (0.95%) Adobe