Period
to 23 May 2019

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 23 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
UK
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 97 89 89
Rank change year-on-year -8 0 +4
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 4,660 5,933 5,535
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.24% 3.45% 3.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.53% 3.76% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3,913 5,270 4,895
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.41% +10.67% -

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 132,159 157,888 154,780
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.76% 91.87% 91.48%
Number of salaries quoted 103,299 127,202 126,944
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Front End Development
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Front End Development in the UK

Front End Development
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Front End Development in the UK

Front End Development
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Development over the 6 months to 23 May 2019.

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 23 May 2019. 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 -12 4,341 £52,500 +5.00% 1,015
UK excluding London -6 2,500 £42,500 +2.41% 609
London -12 2,108 £65,000 +8.33% 463
South East -9 861 £45,000 - 176
North of England -24 596 £40,000 - 182
North West -9 367 £42,500 +6.25% 101
South West +16 259 £40,000 +1.27% 62
East of England +39 254 £47,500 - 48
Midlands -40 252 £39,359 +12.45% 84
Yorkshire -30 201 £39,087 +11.68% 60
Scotland +65 169 £41,500 +9.21% 20
West Midlands -42 144 £37,500 +7.14% 49
East Midlands -4 106 £40,000 +14.29% 33
Wales +49 70 £40,000 - 24
Northern Ireland +6 38 £50,000 +11.11% 12
North East -2 28 £35,000 -12.50% 21
Channel Islands +5 2 £42,500 -43.33%

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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 3,838 (82.36%) JavaScript
2 3,155 (67.70%) CSS
3 3,113 (66.80%) HTML
4 2,177 (46.72%) AngularJS
5 2,113 (45.34%) Agile Software Development
6 1,872 (40.17%) React
7 1,399 (30.02%) HTML5
8 1,192 (25.58%) User Experience
9 1,172 (25.15%) Git (software)
10 1,038 (22.27%) CSS3
11 939 (20.15%) jQuery
12 910 (19.53%) Sass
13 907 (19.46%) Node.js
14 830 (17.81%) C#
15 755 (16.20%) TDD
16 749 (16.07%) Software Engineering
17 741 (15.90%) .NET
18 725 (15.56%) Web Development
19 712 (15.28%) Java
20 700 (15.02%) ES6
21 682 (14.64%) Vue.js
22 643 (13.80%) Finance
23 601 (12.90%) Scrum
24 569 (12.21%) Redux
25 558 (11.97%) Amazon AWS
26 530 (11.37%) TypeScript
26 530 (11.37%) PHP
26 530 (11.37%) SQL
27 500 (10.73%) webpack
28 494 (10.60%) Web Services

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
1 300 (6.44%) CMS
2 152 (3.26%) WordPress
3 106 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
4 79 (1.70%) Drupal
5 68 (1.46%) Umbraco
6 67 (1.44%) Confluence
7 63 (1.35%) Apache
8 54 (1.16%) nginx
9 50 (1.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 37 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
11 35 (0.75%) SharePoint
12 34 (0.73%) IIS
13 30 (0.64%) JBoss
14 22 (0.47%) Kentico
15 21 (0.45%) Tomcat
16 20 (0.43%) Apache Solr
17 19 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 16 (0.34%) WebSphere
19 14 (0.30%) EPiServer
20 11 (0.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 163 (3.50%) Photoshop
2 84 (1.80%) Sketch
3 56 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
4 53 (1.14%) Adobe XD
5 36 (0.77%) InVision
6 34 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 17 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
8 13 (0.28%) Zeplin
9 12 (0.26%) Fireworks
9 12 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
10 10 (0.21%) Chatbot
11 9 (0.19%) GIMP
12 8 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
13 7 (0.15%) Marvel
14 6 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
15 5 (0.11%) InDesign
16 3 (0.064%) Moqups
17 2 (0.043%) Adobe Premiere
17 2 (0.043%) Final Cut Pro
18 1 (0.021%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 106 (2.27%) Magento
2 33 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 23 (0.49%) Shopify
4 15 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
5 10 (0.21%) SAP Business One
6 4 (0.086%) MultiChain
6 4 (0.086%) Quorum
6 4 (0.086%) SAP Hybris
7 3 (0.064%) Actimize
7 3 (0.064%) Distributed Ledger
8 2 (0.043%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.021%) nopCommerce
9 1 (0.021%) OpenText MBPM
9 1 (0.021%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 558 (11.97%) Amazon AWS
2 313 (6.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 208 (4.46%) npm
4 174 (3.73%) GitHub
5 167 (3.58%) SaaS
6 121 (2.60%) Google Cloud Platform
7 87 (1.87%) Serverless
8 51 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
9 45 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
10 34 (0.73%) Amazon SQS
11 33 (0.71%) Amazon S3
12 27 (0.58%) Google Compute Engine
12 27 (0.58%) Power Platform
13 26 (0.56%) PaaS
14 25 (0.54%) Google Analytics
14 25 (0.54%) OpenShift
15 22 (0.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 22 (0.47%) Yarn
16 18 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
16 18 (0.39%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 90 (1.93%) Internet
2 88 (1.89%) HTTP
3 16 (0.34%) SSH
4 14 (0.30%) FTP
5 12 (0.26%) Intranet
6 10 (0.21%) DNS
7 5 (0.11%) AMQP
7 5 (0.11%) SSL
8 4 (0.086%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
9 3 (0.064%) Bluetooth
9 3 (0.064%) MQTT
9 3 (0.064%) Network Security
9 3 (0.064%) PPP
9 3 (0.064%) SMS
9 3 (0.064%) VoIP
10 2 (0.043%) CTI
10 2 (0.043%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.043%) WAN
10 2 (0.043%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.021%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 358 (7.68%) SQL Server
2 316 (6.78%) MySQL
3 164 (3.52%) MongoDB
4 135 (2.90%) NoSQL
5 101 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
6 88 (1.89%) Big Data
7 86 (1.85%) Relational Database
8 59 (1.27%) Redis
9 51 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 44 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 39 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
12 34 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
12 34 (0.73%) Hadoop
13 33 (0.71%) Blockchain
14 31 (0.67%) HBase
15 28 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
16 26 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 25 (0.54%) Amazon Redshift
18 23 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
19 21 (0.45%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1,172 (25.15%) Git (software)
2 500 (10.73%) webpack
3 392 (8.41%) gulp
4 276 (5.92%) Grunt
5 207 (4.44%) Jasmine
6 195 (4.18%) JIRA
7 186 (3.99%) Jenkins
8 135 (2.90%) Visual Studio
9 126 (2.70%) Subversion
10 100 (2.15%) Mocha
11 91 (1.95%) Babel
12 75 (1.61%) Selenium
13 66 (1.42%) Cucumber
13 66 (1.42%) Karma Test Runner
14 65 (1.39%) TeamCity
15 56 (1.20%) GitLab
16 52 (1.12%) Bitbucket
16 52 (1.12%) Maven
17 45 (0.97%) Protractor
17 45 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 643 (13.80%) Finance
2 328 (7.04%) Retail
3 242 (5.19%) Marketing
4 176 (3.78%) Banking
5 147 (3.15%) Games
6 95 (2.04%) Front Office
7 67 (1.44%) Advertising
8 55 (1.18%) Telecoms
9 50 (1.07%) Automotive
10 41 (0.88%) Law
11 31 (0.67%) Publishing
12 27 (0.58%) Legal
13 21 (0.45%) Back Office
13 21 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
14 16 (0.34%) Investment Banking
15 13 (0.28%) Manufacturing
16 10 (0.21%) Billing
16 10 (0.21%) Multimedia
16 10 (0.21%) Retail Banking
17 8 (0.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4,161 (89.29%) Developer
2 2,788 (59.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 760 (16.31%) Senior Developer
4 722 (15.49%) JavaScript Developer
5 582 (12.49%) React Developer
6 501 (10.75%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 344 (7.38%) Angular Developer
8 285 (6.12%) .NET Developer
9 274 (5.88%) HTML Developer
10 235 (5.04%) Web Developer
11 230 (4.94%) C# Developer
12 227 (4.87%) HTML CSS Developer
13 217 (4.66%) Software Developer
14 202 (4.33%) Software Engineer
15 196 (4.21%) Lead Developer
16 187 (4.01%) Java Developer
17 183 (3.93%) Full Stack Developer
18 168 (3.61%) C# .NET Developer
19 148 (3.18%) Junior
20 145 (3.11%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,155 (67.70%) CSS
2 3,113 (66.80%) HTML
3 2,177 (46.72%) AngularJS
4 1,872 (40.17%) React
5 1,399 (30.02%) HTML5
6 1,038 (22.27%) CSS3
7 939 (20.15%) jQuery
8 910 (19.53%) Sass
9 907 (19.46%) Node.js
10 741 (15.90%) .NET
11 682 (14.64%) Vue.js
12 569 (12.21%) Redux
13 494 (10.60%) Web Services
14 485 (10.41%) RESTful
15 418 (8.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 382 (8.20%) ASP.NET
17 327 (7.02%) REST
18 293 (6.29%) LESS
19 239 (5.13%) JSON
20 238 (5.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1,192 (25.58%) User Experience
2 369 (7.92%) Greenfield Project
3 351 (7.53%) Fintech
4 198 (4.25%) Mobile App
5 139 (2.98%) Analytical Skills
6 103 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
7 97 (2.08%) Algorithms
8 77 (1.65%) Fixed Income
9 76 (1.63%) Derivative
10 73 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
11 62 (1.33%) Data Structures
12 40 (0.86%) Graphic Design
13 34 (0.73%) Robotics
14 32 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 31 (0.67%) W3C
16 27 (0.58%) Hedge funds
17 26 (0.56%) Life Science
18 25 (0.54%) Client/Server
19 22 (0.47%) Management Information System
19 22 (0.47%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 238 (5.11%) Linux
2 89 (1.91%) Apple iOS
3 88 (1.89%) Android
4 79 (1.70%) Windows
5 35 (0.75%) Ubuntu
6 34 (0.73%) Unix
7 33 (0.71%) Debian
8 13 (0.28%) Windows Server
9 9 (0.19%) Mac OS
10 8 (0.17%) CentOS
11 4 (0.086%) Fedora
11 4 (0.086%) SUSE
11 4 (0.086%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.043%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.021%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.021%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,113 (45.34%) Agile Software Development
2 755 (16.20%) TDD
3 749 (16.07%) Software Engineering
4 725 (15.56%) Web Development
5 601 (12.90%) Scrum
6 461 (9.89%) MVC
7 413 (8.86%) E-Commerce
8 411 (8.82%) Unit Testing
9 349 (7.49%) Continuous Integration
10 347 (7.45%) Problem-Solving
11 332 (7.12%) Mentoring
12 328 (7.04%) Microservices
13 321 (6.89%) OO
14 317 (6.80%) DevOps
15 312 (6.70%) Responsive Web Design
16 306 (6.57%) Test Automation
17 287 (6.16%) Computer Science
18 286 (6.14%) SDLC
19 272 (5.84%) BDD
20 249 (5.34%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 3,838 (82.36%) JavaScript
2 830 (17.81%) C#
3 712 (15.28%) Java
4 700 (15.02%) ES6
5 530 (11.37%) PHP
5 530 (11.37%) SQL
5 530 (11.37%) TypeScript
6 470 (10.09%) Python
7 134 (2.88%) C++
8 103 (2.21%) Ruby
9 88 (1.89%) ES7
10 82 (1.76%) T-SQL
11 65 (1.39%) C
12 49 (1.05%) Java 8
12 49 (1.05%) VB.NET
13 48 (1.03%) PL/SQL
14 44 (0.94%) Bash Shell
15 30 (0.64%) Apple Swift
16 28 (0.60%) Go
17 27 (0.58%) Perl
Qualifications
1 431 (9.25%) Degree
2 217 (4.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 45 (0.97%) Security Cleared
4 34 (0.73%) Numerate Degree
5 33 (0.71%) SC Cleared
6 30 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (0.36%) Master's Degree
8 8 (0.17%) DBS Check
9 5 (0.11%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.086%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.064%) HND
12 2 (0.043%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.043%) CHECK Team Member
12 2 (0.043%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.043%) TOGAF Certification
13 1 (0.021%) CEH
13 1 (0.021%) MBA
13 1 (0.021%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 251 (5.39%) QA
2 22 (0.47%) WAI
3 11 (0.24%) WCAG
4 7 (0.15%) GDPR
5 6 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.13%) SLA
6 4 (0.086%) PMO
7 3 (0.064%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.021%) PSD2
8 1 (0.021%) Section 508
System Software
1 359 (7.70%) Docker
2 10 (0.21%) Varnish
3 9 (0.19%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.11%) Firmware
5 4 (0.086%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.086%) vSphere
6 3 (0.064%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.064%) etcd
Systems Management
1 93 (2.00%) Kubernetes
2 78 (1.67%) Ansible
3 64 (1.37%) Terraform
4 33 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
5 25 (0.54%) Marathon
5 25 (0.54%) Mesos
6 22 (0.47%) Kibana
7 21 (0.45%) logstash
8 11 (0.24%) Consul
9 5 (0.11%) Puppet
10 2 (0.043%) Docker Swarm
10 2 (0.043%) TeamSite
11 1 (0.021%) Capistrano
11 1 (0.021%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (0.021%) MIIS
11 1 (0.021%) Nagios
Vendors
1 261 (5.60%) Microsoft
2 183 (3.93%) Adobe
3 148 (3.18%) Google
4 121 (2.60%) Oracle
5 69 (1.48%) Bloomberg
6 68 (1.46%) Reuters
7 58 (1.24%) Sitecore
8 41 (0.88%) Xamarin
9 40 (0.86%) Zend
10 33 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
10 33 (0.71%) SAP
11 25 (0.54%) Atlassian
11 25 (0.54%) Cypress Semiconductor
12 23 (0.49%) Sencha
13 16 (0.34%) Facebook
14 13 (0.28%) Apple
15 12 (0.26%) Rackspace
15 12 (0.26%) Twitter
16 11 (0.24%) Blue Prism
17 10 (0.21%) IBM