Period
to 18 November 2018

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 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 92 87
Rank change year-on-year -2 -5 +18
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 5,273 6,133 6,016
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.28% 3.42% 3.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.60% 3.74% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4,569 5,418 5,338
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £71,250 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

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 146,532 163,828 172,685
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.12% 91.48% 90.94%
Number of salaries quoted 116,434 129,547 143,637
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £84,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -

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 18 November 2018.

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 18 November 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 -2 4,958 £50,000 +11.11% 1,240
UK excluding London -14 2,702 £42,500 +6.25% 761
London +8 2,482 £62,500 +13.64% 558
South East -16 935 £45,000 - 147
North of England -15 640 £40,000 +6.67% 267
Midlands -24 337 £36,000 +10.77% 100
North West -31 327 £45,000 +16.88% 160
East of England +55 304 £45,000 +3.45% 95
Yorkshire -14 271 £40,000 +14.29% 74
South West -20 237 £42,500 +6.25% 73
West Midlands -19 224 £35,500 +12.70% 56
Scotland +26 172 £50,000 +17.65% 44
East Midlands -37 113 £37,500 +15.38% 44
Wales +7 61 £40,000 +14.29% 30
North East +11 42 £38,750 +10.71% 33
Northern Ireland +5 14 £50,000 +47.06% 4
Isle of Man - 1 £67,500 -

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 4,337 (82.25%) JavaScript
2 3,634 (68.92%) HTML
3 3,628 (68.80%) CSS
4 2,497 (47.35%) AngularJS
5 2,255 (42.77%) Agile Software Development
6 2,043 (38.74%) React
7 1,868 (35.43%) HTML5
8 1,473 (27.93%) CSS3
9 1,297 (24.60%) User Experience
10 1,277 (24.22%) jQuery
11 1,238 (23.48%) Git (software)
12 1,157 (21.94%) Sass
13 1,130 (21.43%) Node.js
14 1,110 (21.05%) Web Development
15 936 (17.75%) .NET
16 928 (17.60%) C#
17 867 (16.44%) TDD
18 790 (14.98%) Finance
19 770 (14.60%) Java
20 718 (13.62%) Vue.js
21 715 (13.56%) Scrum
22 713 (13.52%) PHP
23 698 (13.24%) ES6
24 681 (12.91%) Software Engineering
25 660 (12.52%) Redux
26 631 (11.97%) SQL
27 621 (11.78%) MVC
28 585 (11.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
29 559 (10.60%) webpack
30 508 (9.63%) Amazon AWS

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
1 355 (6.73%) CMS
2 201 (3.81%) WordPress
3 128 (2.43%) Elasticsearch
4 96 (1.82%) Apache
5 94 (1.78%) Umbraco
6 87 (1.65%) Confluence
7 75 (1.42%) Ethereum
8 66 (1.25%) SharePoint
9 59 (1.12%) Drupal
10 54 (1.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 52 (0.99%) IIS
12 33 (0.63%) Tomcat
13 31 (0.59%) Kentico
14 26 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
15 21 (0.40%) EPiServer
16 20 (0.38%) Apache Spark
16 20 (0.38%) JBoss
17 16 (0.30%) nginx
18 14 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
19 11 (0.21%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 302 (5.73%) Photoshop
2 130 (2.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 57 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 28 (0.53%) InVision
5 18 (0.34%) Chatbot
6 14 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
7 13 (0.25%) Adobe After Effects
7 13 (0.25%) InDesign
7 13 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
8 10 (0.19%) Fireworks
8 10 (0.19%) GIMP
9 8 (0.15%) Flinto
10 5 (0.095%) Microsoft Excel
11 2 (0.038%) Adobe Premiere
11 2 (0.038%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 2 (0.038%) Snapchat
12 1 (0.019%) MS Visio
12 1 (0.019%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 89 (1.69%) Magento
2 45 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 26 (0.49%) Distributed Ledger
4 25 (0.47%) Shopify
5 22 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
6 19 (0.36%) Actimize
7 9 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
7 9 (0.17%) Ripple
8 8 (0.15%) Eloqua
9 7 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 6 (0.11%) WebTrends
11 1 (0.019%) Dynamics GP
11 1 (0.019%) Endur
11 1 (0.019%) NetSuite
11 1 (0.019%) nopCommerce
11 1 (0.019%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 1 (0.019%) SAP Business ByDesign
11 1 (0.019%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 508 (9.63%) Amazon AWS
2 390 (7.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 289 (5.48%) npm
4 213 (4.04%) GitHub
5 178 (3.38%) SaaS
6 114 (2.16%) Serverless
7 68 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
8 62 (1.18%) Amazon S3
9 55 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
9 55 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
10 53 (1.01%) Yarn
11 47 (0.89%) Office 365
12 45 (0.85%) PaaS
13 40 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
14 37 (0.70%) Google Analytics
15 31 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
16 30 (0.57%) Heroku
17 29 (0.55%) IaaS
18 19 (0.36%) Azure Data Factory
19 13 (0.25%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 132 (2.50%) Internet
2 80 (1.52%) HTTP
3 25 (0.47%) Intranet
4 18 (0.34%) SSL
5 16 (0.30%) DNS
6 14 (0.27%) SMS
7 10 (0.19%) AMQP
8 9 (0.17%) Broadband
8 9 (0.17%) iBeacon
8 9 (0.17%) Wireless
9 7 (0.13%) HTTPS
10 6 (0.11%) DAB
11 5 (0.095%) Extranet
11 5 (0.095%) Network Security
12 4 (0.076%) FTP
12 4 (0.076%) MQTT
12 4 (0.076%) SSH
13 3 (0.057%) Skype
13 3 (0.057%) Wi-Fi
14 2 (0.038%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 417 (7.91%) MySQL
2 396 (7.51%) SQL Server
3 251 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 198 (3.75%) MongoDB
5 155 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
6 151 (2.86%) Blockchain
7 137 (2.60%) Relational Database
8 130 (2.47%) Big Data
9 108 (2.05%) Redis
10 55 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
11 42 (0.80%) Hadoop
12 35 (0.66%) RDBMS
13 29 (0.55%) Azure SQL Database
14 26 (0.49%) MariaDB
15 24 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 21 (0.40%) Apache Hive
17 20 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 19 (0.36%) CouchDB
18 19 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
19 18 (0.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1,238 (23.48%) Git (software)
2 559 (10.60%) webpack
3 506 (9.60%) gulp
4 322 (6.11%) Grunt
5 238 (4.51%) JIRA
6 199 (3.77%) Visual Studio
7 196 (3.72%) Jenkins
8 174 (3.30%) Jasmine
9 147 (2.79%) Subversion
10 123 (2.33%) Mocha
11 107 (2.03%) Karma Test Runner
12 97 (1.84%) Maven
13 96 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
14 93 (1.76%) Selenium
15 65 (1.23%) Babel
16 56 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 55 (1.04%) Bower
18 54 (1.02%) TeamCity
19 51 (0.97%) Protractor
20 42 (0.80%) Bitbucket
General
1 790 (14.98%) Finance
2 293 (5.56%) Marketing
3 271 (5.14%) Banking
4 221 (4.19%) Games
5 208 (3.94%) Retail
6 112 (2.12%) Telecoms
7 106 (2.01%) Advertising
8 61 (1.16%) Automotive
9 60 (1.14%) Investment Banking
10 54 (1.02%) Manufacturing
11 50 (0.95%) Law
12 45 (0.85%) Front Office
12 45 (0.85%) Legal
13 43 (0.82%) Publishing
14 28 (0.53%) Financial Institution
15 23 (0.44%) Multimedia
16 19 (0.36%) Electronics
17 17 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
18 13 (0.25%) Military
19 10 (0.19%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 4,683 (88.81%) Developer
2 3,225 (61.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1,048 (19.87%) JavaScript Developer
4 801 (15.19%) Senior Developer
5 565 (10.71%) React Developer
6 540 (10.24%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 415 (7.87%) HTML Developer
8 413 (7.83%) Angular Developer
9 381 (7.23%) Web Developer
10 329 (6.24%) HTML CSS Developer
11 265 (5.03%) C# Developer
12 253 (4.80%) Full Stack Developer
13 247 (4.68%) .NET Developer
14 241 (4.57%) Lead Developer
14 241 (4.57%) Software Developer
15 209 (3.96%) Software Engineer
16 199 (3.77%) Java Developer
17 190 (3.60%) Junior
18 186 (3.53%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
19 180 (3.41%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,634 (68.92%) HTML
2 3,628 (68.80%) CSS
3 2,497 (47.35%) AngularJS
4 2,043 (38.74%) React
5 1,868 (35.43%) HTML5
6 1,473 (27.93%) CSS3
7 1,277 (24.22%) jQuery
8 1,157 (21.94%) Sass
9 1,130 (21.43%) Node.js
10 936 (17.75%) .NET
11 718 (13.62%) Vue.js
12 660 (12.52%) Redux
13 585 (11.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 502 (9.52%) LESS
15 495 (9.39%) RESTful
16 482 (9.14%) REST
17 475 (9.01%) ASP.NET
18 455 (8.63%) Web Services
19 414 (7.85%) Angular 2
20 322 (6.11%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1,297 (24.60%) User Experience
2 442 (8.38%) Greenfield Project
3 354 (6.71%) Fintech
4 303 (5.75%) Computer Science
5 285 (5.40%) Mobile App
6 189 (3.58%) Analytical Skills
6 189 (3.58%) Self-Motivation
7 73 (1.38%) Social Media
8 72 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
9 67 (1.27%) Bitcoin
10 58 (1.10%) W3C
11 56 (1.06%) Data Structures
12 50 (0.95%) Algorithms
12 50 (0.95%) Robotics
13 49 (0.93%) Graphic Design
14 41 (0.78%) Virtual Team
15 34 (0.64%) Animation
16 33 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 31 (0.59%) Blog
17 31 (0.59%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 339 (6.43%) Linux
2 124 (2.35%) Android
3 110 (2.09%) Apple iOS
4 108 (2.05%) Windows
5 35 (0.66%) VMS
6 30 (0.57%) Unix
7 26 (0.49%) Windows Server
8 21 (0.40%) CentOS
9 19 (0.36%) Windows 10
10 12 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (0.17%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.13%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.038%) CoreOS
13 2 (0.038%) Debian
14 1 (0.019%) Nucleus RTOS
14 1 (0.019%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,255 (42.77%) Agile Software Development
2 1,110 (21.05%) Web Development
3 867 (16.44%) TDD
4 715 (13.56%) Scrum
5 681 (12.91%) Software Engineering
6 621 (11.78%) MVC
7 436 (8.27%) E-Commerce
8 430 (8.15%) OO
9 423 (8.02%) Continuous Integration
10 418 (7.93%) Responsive Web Design
10 418 (7.93%) Unit Testing
11 411 (7.79%) Test Automation
12 335 (6.35%) DevOps
13 325 (6.16%) Microservices
14 323 (6.13%) Problem-Solving
15 317 (6.01%) BDD
16 249 (4.72%) Web Design
16 249 (4.72%) Wireframes
17 245 (4.65%) Mentoring
18 235 (4.46%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4,337 (82.25%) JavaScript
2 928 (17.60%) C#
3 770 (14.60%) Java
4 713 (13.52%) PHP
5 698 (13.24%) ES6
6 631 (11.97%) SQL
7 478 (9.07%) TypeScript
8 406 (7.70%) Python
9 192 (3.64%) Ruby
10 91 (1.73%) Scala
11 82 (1.56%) C++
12 78 (1.48%) ES7
13 69 (1.31%) Go
14 68 (1.29%) Solidity
15 67 (1.27%) T-SQL
16 59 (1.12%) Java 8
17 55 (1.04%) Perl
18 53 (1.01%) Apple Swift
19 47 (0.89%) C
20 45 (0.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 430 (8.15%) Degree
2 129 (2.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 46 (0.87%) Security Cleared
4 35 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 32 (0.61%) SC Cleared
6 18 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
7 14 (0.27%) Master's Degree
8 13 (0.25%) DV Cleared
9 8 (0.15%) MCPD
10 5 (0.095%) PhD
10 5 (0.095%) TOGAF Certification
11 3 (0.057%) CTC Cleared
11 3 (0.057%) MCSD
12 2 (0.038%) CISSP
12 2 (0.038%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.038%) ISEB
12 2 (0.038%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.038%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.019%) MCSE
13 1 (0.019%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 253 (4.80%) QA
2 29 (0.55%) GDPR
3 26 (0.49%) WCAG
4 17 (0.32%) SLA
4 17 (0.32%) WAI
5 10 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 8 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.13%) Disclosure Scotland
8 6 (0.11%) PMO
System Software
1 344 (6.52%) Docker
2 51 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (0.19%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.15%) HDFS
5 5 (0.095%) Varnish
6 4 (0.076%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (0.038%) Firmware
7 2 (0.038%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.038%) vSphere
8 1 (0.019%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.019%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 103 (1.95%) Kubernetes
2 53 (1.01%) Ansible
3 42 (0.80%) Docker Swarm
4 31 (0.59%) Terraform
5 29 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (0.28%) Puppet
7 12 (0.23%) Kibana
8 7 (0.13%) logstash
8 7 (0.13%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.057%) Consul
9 3 (0.057%) Nagios
10 2 (0.038%) Grafana
10 2 (0.038%) Hadoop YARN
10 2 (0.038%) Salt
10 2 (0.038%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.019%) cPanel
11 1 (0.019%) Graphite
11 1 (0.019%) LiteSpeed
11 1 (0.019%) Prometheus
11 1 (0.019%) Rancher
Vendors
1 324 (6.14%) Microsoft
2 264 (5.01%) Adobe
3 160 (3.03%) Google
4 116 (2.20%) Oracle
5 60 (1.14%) Xamarin
6 50 (0.95%) Twitter
7 39 (0.74%) Sitecore
8 38 (0.72%) Atlassian
8 38 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
9 33 (0.63%) SAP
10 26 (0.49%) Tableau
10 26 (0.49%) Zend
11 23 (0.44%) Blue Prism
12 19 (0.36%) Red Hat
13 18 (0.34%) IBM
14 16 (0.30%) Software AG
15 15 (0.28%) Apple
15 15 (0.28%) Facebook
16 12 (0.23%) Cypress Semiconductor
16 12 (0.23%) WooCommerce