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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 29 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
UK
6 months to
29 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 83 61 81
Rank change year-on-year -22 +20 +20
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 6,910 4,804 3,001
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.88% 4.53% 3.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.07% 4.83% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2,896 3,050 2,559
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £40,063 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £53,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +12.15% +1.90% -
75th Percentile £82,500 £67,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £80,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% +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 with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 169,734 99,487 73,860
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.30% 93.82% 92.91%
Number of salaries quoted 84,284 68,812 59,613
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,500
25th Percentile £44,750 £41,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £96,250 £91,250 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.06% +4.21% +5.56%

Front End Development
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Front End Development as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Development in the UK

Front End Development
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Front End Development.

Salary trend for Front End Development in the UK

Front End Development
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Front End Development over the 6 months to 29 June 2022.

Salary histogram for Front End Development in the UK

Front End Development
Top 17 Job Locations

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 over the 6 months to 29 June 2022. 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
Jobs
England -19 5,649 £62,500 +13.64% 498
Work from Home -23 3,558 £62,500 +19.05% 332
London -18 3,539 £75,000 +15.38% 233
UK excluding London -39 2,335 £55,000 +15.79% 288
South East -67 640 £60,000 +20.00% 62
North of England 0 577 £53,112 +11.81% 83
Midlands -14 400 £50,000 +9.89% 45
South West -16 323 £55,000 +12.53% 40
West Midlands -4 305 £60,000 +31.87% 28
North West -25 263 £55,000 +15.79% 46
Yorkshire -3 249 £50,000 +8.11% 30
Scotland -6 239 £52,500 +5.00% 20
East of England -109 100 £47,500 -2.56% 31
East Midlands -40 93 £50,000 +20.48% 17
North East +22 65 £45,000 - 7
Northern Ireland -31 35 £47,500 +8.57% 4
Wales -48 25 £62,500 +36.61% 3

For the 6 months to 29 June 2022, 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 with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 4,618 (66.83%) JavaScript
2 4,575 (66.21%) React
3 3,740 (54.12%) Agile
4 3,245 (46.96%) CSS
5 3,236 (46.83%) HTML
6 2,516 (36.41%) TypeScript
7 2,264 (32.76%) User Experience
8 1,784 (25.82%) AngularJS
9 1,639 (23.72%) Git (software)
10 1,632 (23.62%) Software Engineering
11 1,537 (22.24%) Node.js
12 1,492 (21.59%) Redux
13 1,433 (20.74%) AWS
14 1,369 (19.81%) CI/CD
15 1,347 (19.49%) Social Skills
16 1,326 (19.19%) Sass
17 1,266 (18.32%) HTML5
18 1,252 (18.12%) Finance
19 1,238 (17.92%) TDD
20 1,210 (17.51%) Vue.js
21 1,199 (17.35%) Full Stack Development
22 1,190 (17.22%) UX Design
23 1,108 (16.03%) REST
24 1,093 (15.82%) DevOps
25 1,077 (15.59%) Docker
26 1,055 (15.27%) Java
27 1,051 (15.21%) Scrum
28 1,003 (14.52%) Azure
29 1,002 (14.50%) Python
30 971 (14.05%) Test Automation

Front End Development
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
1 346 (5.01%) CMS
2 165 (2.39%) Confluence
3 121 (1.75%) WordPress
4 72 (1.04%) Apache
5 70 (1.01%) Headless CMS
6 66 (0.96%) Umbraco
7 46 (0.67%) nginx
8 36 (0.52%) Ethereum
9 35 (0.51%) Drupal
10 31 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 23 (0.33%) WebLogic
12 21 (0.30%) Apache Spark
13 18 (0.26%) OpenZeppelin
14 16 (0.23%) Gunicorn
15 14 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
16 13 (0.19%) Tomcat
17 12 (0.17%) IIS
17 12 (0.17%) SAS
17 12 (0.17%) SharePoint
17 12 (0.17%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 177 (2.56%) Sketch
2 110 (1.59%) Photoshop
3 70 (1.01%) InVision
4 65 (0.94%) Adobe XD
5 64 (0.93%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 42 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
7 28 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
8 26 (0.38%) OmniGraffle
9 21 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
10 18 (0.26%) Chatbot
11 12 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 9 (0.13%) Campfire
13 8 (0.12%) InDesign
14 6 (0.087%) MS Visio
15 4 (0.058%) GIMP
16 3 (0.043%) Adobe After Effects
16 3 (0.043%) Adobe Premiere
17 2 (0.029%) AutoCAD
17 2 (0.029%) Marvel
17 2 (0.029%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 63 (0.91%) Shopify
2 42 (0.61%) Magento
3 23 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
4 19 (0.27%) Distributed Ledger
5 7 (0.10%) SAP Hybris
6 6 (0.087%) WebTrends
7 5 (0.072%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.029%) Adobe Campaign
8 2 (0.029%) OpenCart
9 1 (0.014%) OpenText MBPM
9 1 (0.014%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.014%) Primavera
9 1 (0.014%) R3 Corda
9 1 (0.014%) SAP S/4HANA
9 1 (0.014%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 1,433 (20.74%) AWS
2 1,003 (14.52%) Azure
3 604 (8.74%) GCP
4 596 (8.63%) SaaS
5 552 (7.99%) npm
6 411 (5.95%) GitHub
7 384 (5.56%) Serverless
8 278 (4.02%) Figma
9 266 (3.85%) Azure DevOps
10 230 (3.33%) AWS Lambda
11 160 (2.32%) Amazon S3
12 135 (1.95%) Yarn
13 131 (1.90%) Amazon ECS
14 92 (1.33%) AWS CloudFormation
15 84 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
16 79 (1.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 77 (1.11%) PaaS
18 71 (1.03%) CloudFront
19 65 (0.94%) Amazon Kinesis
19 65 (0.94%) AWS Fargate
Communications & Networking
1 234 (3.39%) Internet
2 168 (2.43%) HTTP
3 64 (0.93%) Broadband
4 37 (0.54%) PPP
5 26 (0.38%) WebEx
6 19 (0.27%) DNS
7 16 (0.23%) Intranet
8 14 (0.20%) RIP
9 12 (0.17%) MQTT
10 11 (0.16%) SSH
11 9 (0.13%) 5G
11 9 (0.13%) WAN
11 9 (0.13%) Wireless
12 8 (0.12%) DHCP
12 8 (0.12%) NAS
12 8 (0.12%) SAN
13 6 (0.087%) Bluetooth
13 6 (0.087%) RFID
14 4 (0.058%) Unified Communications
15 3 (0.043%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 420 (6.08%) MySQL
2 373 (5.40%) PostgreSQL
3 340 (4.92%) NoSQL
4 248 (3.59%) MongoDB
5 244 (3.53%) SQL Server
6 192 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
7 186 (2.69%) Redis
8 156 (2.26%) Relational Database
9 153 (2.21%) DynamoDB
10 111 (1.61%) Big Data
11 60 (0.87%) Amazon Aurora
12 57 (0.82%) BigQuery
13 55 (0.80%) Amazon Athena
14 49 (0.71%) RDBMS
15 44 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
16 42 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
17 39 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
18 28 (0.41%) Hadoop
19 25 (0.36%) Geospatial Data
20 22 (0.32%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1,639 (23.72%) Git (software)
2 824 (11.92%) webpack
3 547 (7.92%) Cypress.io
4 475 (6.87%) JIRA
5 380 (5.50%) Jenkins
6 284 (4.11%) gulp
7 212 (3.07%) Jasmine
8 209 (3.02%) Mocha
9 203 (2.94%) Grunt
10 192 (2.78%) Babel
11 182 (2.63%) GitLab
12 132 (1.91%) TeamCity
13 128 (1.85%) Storybook
14 122 (1.77%) Bitbucket
15 113 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
16 88 (1.27%) Subversion
17 79 (1.14%) Travis CI
18 78 (1.13%) Browser DevTools
19 77 (1.11%) Selenium
20 72 (1.04%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 1,347 (19.49%) Social Skills
2 1,252 (18.12%) Finance
3 535 (7.74%) Marketing
4 399 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
5 390 (5.64%) Retail
6 379 (5.48%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 326 (4.72%) Games
8 323 (4.67%) Banking
9 282 (4.08%) Public Sector
10 214 (3.10%) Legal
11 179 (2.59%) Manufacturing
12 155 (2.24%) Advertising
13 145 (2.10%) Organisational Skills
14 127 (1.84%) Financial Institution
15 122 (1.77%) Pharmaceutical
16 109 (1.58%) Front Office
17 76 (1.10%) Telecoms
18 73 (1.06%) Local Government
19 72 (1.04%) Law
20 71 (1.03%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5,454 (78.93%) Developer
2 3,588 (51.92%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1,422 (20.58%) Senior Developer
4 941 (13.62%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 940 (13.60%) React Developer
6 690 (9.99%) Software Engineer
7 394 (5.70%) Lead Developer
8 388 (5.62%) Full Stack Developer
9 261 (3.78%) JavaScript Developer
10 256 (3.70%) Software Developer
11 235 (3.40%) Angular Developer
12 234 (3.39%) Senior Software Engineer
13 214 (3.10%) Designer
14 213 (3.08%) Java Developer
15 146 (2.11%) Senior React Developer
16 118 (1.71%) .NET Developer
17 116 (1.68%) UI Developer
18 114 (1.65%) Web Developer
19 111 (1.61%) Java Engineer
20 109 (1.58%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,575 (66.21%) React
2 3,245 (46.96%) CSS
3 3,236 (46.83%) HTML
4 1,784 (25.82%) AngularJS
5 1,537 (22.24%) Node.js
6 1,492 (21.59%) Redux
7 1,326 (19.19%) Sass
8 1,266 (18.32%) HTML5
9 1,210 (17.51%) Vue.js
10 1,108 (16.03%) REST
11 821 (11.88%) Jest
12 782 (11.32%) RESTful
13 713 (10.32%) .NET
14 706 (10.22%) CSS3
15 653 (9.45%) GraphQL
16 565 (8.18%) jQuery
17 401 (5.80%) React Native
18 379 (5.48%) Web Services
19 370 (5.35%) Spring
20 313 (4.53%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2,264 (32.76%) User Experience
2 649 (9.39%) Greenfield Project
3 612 (8.86%) Mobile App
4 306 (4.43%) Data Structures
5 277 (4.01%) Algorithms
6 244 (3.53%) Virtual Team
7 228 (3.30%) Cloud Native
8 223 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
9 137 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 124 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
11 115 (1.66%) Blockchain
12 94 (1.36%) Renewable Energy
13 89 (1.29%) Fixed Income
14 88 (1.27%) Equities
15 86 (1.24%) Hedge funds
16 73 (1.06%) W3C
17 70 (1.01%) Animation
18 69 (1.00%) Blog
19 62 (0.90%) Graphic Design
19 62 (0.90%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 302 (4.37%) Android
2 276 (3.99%) Linux
3 265 (3.84%) Apple iOS
4 167 (2.42%) Windows
5 73 (1.06%) Unix
6 53 (0.77%) Mesosphere
7 22 (0.32%) tvOS
8 17 (0.25%) Windows Phone
9 12 (0.17%) Debian
9 12 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
10 8 (0.12%) Mac OS
11 6 (0.087%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.058%) Windows Server
13 2 (0.029%) Alpine Linux
13 2 (0.029%) CentOS
13 2 (0.029%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 2 (0.029%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,740 (54.12%) Agile
2 1,632 (23.62%) Software Engineering
3 1,369 (19.81%) CI/CD
4 1,238 (17.92%) TDD
5 1,199 (17.35%) Full Stack Development
6 1,190 (17.22%) UX Design
7 1,093 (15.82%) DevOps
8 1,051 (15.21%) Scrum
9 971 (14.05%) Test Automation
10 950 (13.75%) Microservices
11 934 (13.52%) Mentoring
12 839 (12.14%) Web Development
13 757 (10.96%) Problem-Solving
14 719 (10.41%) Analytics
15 625 (9.04%) Unit Testing
16 589 (8.52%) OO
17 561 (8.12%) Computer Science
18 559 (8.09%) BDD
19 556 (8.05%) Clean Code
20 553 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4,618 (66.83%) JavaScript
2 2,516 (36.41%) TypeScript
3 1,055 (15.27%) Java
4 1,002 (14.50%) Python
5 820 (11.87%) ES6
6 798 (11.55%) C#
7 651 (9.42%) SQL
8 492 (7.12%) PHP
9 287 (4.15%) Go
10 171 (2.47%) Ruby
11 162 (2.34%) Scala
12 136 (1.97%) ES7
13 111 (1.61%) Kotlin
14 109 (1.58%) C++
15 105 (1.52%) PowerShell
16 57 (0.82%) C
17 49 (0.71%) Elixir
17 49 (0.71%) Rust
17 49 (0.71%) Shell Script
17 49 (0.71%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 765 (11.07%) Degree
2 302 (4.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 132 (1.91%) Security Cleared
4 80 (1.16%) Master's Degree
5 75 (1.09%) SC Cleared
6 62 (0.90%) Numerate Degree
7 40 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
8 31 (0.45%) PMI Certification
9 16 (0.23%) PhD
10 13 (0.19%) AWS Certification
11 7 (0.10%) DV Cleared
12 6 (0.087%) A+ Certification
12 6 (0.087%) HND
13 5 (0.072%) DBS Check
14 4 (0.058%) ISEB
14 4 (0.058%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 1 (0.014%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 666 (9.64%) Accessibility
2 508 (7.35%) QA
3 90 (1.30%) WCAG
4 30 (0.43%) Data Quality
5 18 (0.26%) WAI
6 17 (0.25%) GRC
7 10 (0.14%) GDPR
8 6 (0.087%) Section 508
9 4 (0.058%) SLA
System Software
1 1,077 (15.59%) Docker
2 13 (0.19%) Firmware
3 8 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 8 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
4 7 (0.10%) ISA Server
5 6 (0.087%) Active Directory
6 4 (0.058%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 4 (0.058%) etcd
6 4 (0.058%) Varnish
6 4 (0.058%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.014%) KVM
7 1 (0.014%) zsh
Systems Management
1 888 (12.85%) Kubernetes
2 339 (4.91%) Terraform
3 97 (1.40%) Ansible
4 94 (1.36%) Prometheus
5 87 (1.26%) Puppet
6 70 (1.01%) Kibana
7 67 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
8 55 (0.80%) logstash
9 53 (0.77%) Automic
9 53 (0.77%) Consul
10 33 (0.48%) Grafana
11 32 (0.46%) Istio
12 23 (0.33%) Rancher
13 17 (0.25%) Bugsnag
14 12 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
15 8 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
16 4 (0.058%) Oozie
17 3 (0.043%) LiteSpeed
17 3 (0.043%) Podman
17 3 (0.043%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 435 (6.30%) Google
2 311 (4.50%) Microsoft
3 223 (3.23%) Adobe
4 101 (1.46%) Sun
5 100 (1.45%) Oracle
6 63 (0.91%) Apple
6 63 (0.91%) Splunk
7 57 (0.82%) SAP
8 49 (0.71%) Twitter
9 42 (0.61%) Spotify
10 41 (0.59%) Samsung
11 40 (0.58%) Sony
12 38 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
13 36 (0.52%) Atlassian
13 36 (0.52%) Facebook
14 31 (0.45%) accuRx
15 29 (0.42%) Mercator
16 28 (0.41%) NEC
17 27 (0.39%) Xamarin
18 26 (0.38%) Sitecore