Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 88 98
Rank change year-on-year +4 +10 +23
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 6,161 5,533 6,056
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.49% 3.15% 2.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.89% 3.51% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5,515 4,946 5,564
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £74,400 £71,250 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +5.71%

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 158,507 157,483 185,033
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.53% 88.83%
Number of salaries quoted 128,664 129,785 153,181
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £79,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 21 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Front End Development in the UK

Front End Development
Top 16 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 21 February 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 +5 5,888 £47,500 +5.56% 1,249
UK excluding London +15 3,284 £40,000 +6.67% 701
London +1 2,770 £60,000 +14.29% 596
South East +27 1,125 £45,000 +12.50% 179
North of England +35 932 £37,500 +4.17% 233
North West +21 527 £40,000 +8.11% 150
Midlands +13 516 £32,500 -7.14% 116
Yorkshire +37 373 £35,000 -3.45% 70
West Midlands +16 333 £32,250 -14.00% 65
South West +4 303 £42,250 +20.71% 70
East of England -14 252 £45,000 +20.00% 55
East Midlands +2 190 £32,500 -7.14% 51
Scotland -64 107 £42,500 +6.25% 33
Wales -1 56 £35,000 +1.45% 8
North East -19 32 £35,000 +16.67% 13
Northern Ireland -15 13 £45,000 +42.86% 7

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 5,174 (83.98%) JavaScript
2 4,694 (76.19%) HTML
3 4,676 (75.90%) CSS
4 3,117 (50.59%) AngularJS
5 2,428 (39.41%) HTML5
6 2,417 (39.23%) Agile Software Development
7 2,159 (35.04%) jQuery
8 2,146 (34.83%) React
9 1,921 (31.18%) CSS3
10 1,556 (25.26%) Web Development
11 1,525 (24.75%) User Experience
12 1,372 (22.27%) Sass
13 1,360 (22.07%) Node.js
14 1,318 (21.39%) Git (software)
15 1,231 (19.98%) PHP
16 1,042 (16.91%) .NET
17 958 (15.55%) C#
18 929 (15.08%) MVC
19 926 (15.03%) TDD
20 897 (14.56%) Java
21 862 (13.99%) Finance
22 767 (12.45%) Scrum
23 683 (11.09%) SQL
24 662 (10.75%) Responsive Web Design
25 644 (10.45%) MySQL
26 636 (10.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
27 635 (10.31%) E-Commerce
28 628 (10.19%) Software Engineering
29 625 (10.14%) gulp
30 616 (10.00%) Degree

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
1 425 (6.90%) CMS
2 355 (5.76%) WordPress
3 165 (2.68%) Elasticsearch
4 126 (2.05%) Apache
5 101 (1.64%) Drupal
6 88 (1.43%) Umbraco
7 54 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
8 53 (0.86%) SharePoint
9 50 (0.81%) nginx
10 43 (0.70%) IIS
11 41 (0.67%) Apache Spark
12 40 (0.65%) Confluence
13 33 (0.54%) Ethereum
14 26 (0.42%) Tomcat
15 23 (0.37%) EPiServer
15 23 (0.37%) Kentico
16 18 (0.29%) Joomla!
17 13 (0.21%) ExpressionEngine
18 11 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
19 10 (0.16%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 381 (6.18%) Photoshop
2 191 (3.10%) Adobe Illustrator
3 102 (1.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 23 (0.37%) InDesign
5 22 (0.36%) InVision
6 19 (0.31%) Chatbot
6 19 (0.31%) GIMP
7 10 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
8 8 (0.13%) InfoPath
9 5 (0.081%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.049%) Microsoft Office
11 2 (0.032%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.032%) Microsoft Excel
12 1 (0.016%) Adobe Premiere
12 1 (0.016%) Final Cut Pro
12 1 (0.016%) MS Visio
12 1 (0.016%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 161 (2.61%) Magento
2 49 (0.80%) Distributed Ledger
3 36 (0.58%) Shopify
4 17 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
5 14 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
6 7 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
7 4 (0.065%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.065%) OpenCart
7 4 (0.065%) osCommerce
8 3 (0.049%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.049%) Oracle EBS
8 3 (0.049%) WebTrends
9 2 (0.032%) Adobe Campaign
10 1 (0.016%) nopCommerce
10 1 (0.016%) Oracle SCM
10 1 (0.016%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.016%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 420 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
2 331 (5.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 299 (4.85%) npm
4 231 (3.75%) GitHub
5 171 (2.78%) SaaS
6 75 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
7 59 (0.96%) Amazon S3
8 57 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
9 54 (0.88%) Google Analytics
10 48 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
11 41 (0.67%) Slack
12 35 (0.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 27 (0.44%) Google Play
13 27 (0.44%) Trello
14 26 (0.42%) Adobe Analytics
14 26 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 25 (0.41%) PaaS
16 21 (0.34%) Serverless
16 21 (0.34%) Yarn
17 20 (0.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 145 (2.35%) Internet
2 119 (1.93%) HTTP
3 35 (0.57%) SMS
4 22 (0.36%) SSH
5 20 (0.32%) AMQP
6 14 (0.23%) Intranet
7 12 (0.19%) FTP
8 11 (0.18%) DNS
9 10 (0.16%) Broadband
10 6 (0.097%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (0.081%) Wireless
12 4 (0.065%) Extranet
13 3 (0.049%) PPP
13 3 (0.049%) Skype
14 2 (0.032%) SMTP
14 2 (0.032%) SSL
14 2 (0.032%) VPN
15 1 (0.016%) DHCP
15 1 (0.016%) Firewall
15 1 (0.016%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 644 (10.45%) MySQL
2 503 (8.16%) SQL Server
3 236 (3.83%) MongoDB
4 231 (3.75%) NoSQL
5 175 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
6 162 (2.63%) Big Data
7 157 (2.55%) Relational Database
8 121 (1.96%) Blockchain
8 121 (1.96%) Redis
9 47 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 45 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 40 (0.65%) Hadoop
12 34 (0.55%) HBase
13 27 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
14 26 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
15 25 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
16 24 (0.39%) Azure SQL Database
17 20 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 18 (0.29%) RDBMS
19 13 (0.21%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 1,318 (21.39%) Git (software)
2 625 (10.14%) gulp
3 491 (7.97%) Grunt
4 465 (7.55%) webpack
5 289 (4.69%) Jasmine
6 209 (3.39%) Subversion
7 207 (3.36%) JIRA
8 150 (2.43%) Karma Test Runner
9 138 (2.24%) Visual Studio
10 134 (2.17%) Selenium
11 128 (2.08%) Jenkins
12 117 (1.90%) Mocha
13 79 (1.28%) TeamCity
14 78 (1.27%) Protractor
15 70 (1.14%) Babel
16 65 (1.06%) Bitbucket
16 65 (1.06%) Bower
17 53 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
18 52 (0.84%) Maven
19 41 (0.67%) JUnit
General
1 862 (13.99%) Finance
2 435 (7.06%) Marketing
3 352 (5.71%) Retail
4 293 (4.76%) Advertising
5 287 (4.66%) Games
6 225 (3.65%) Banking
7 132 (2.14%) Telecoms
8 64 (1.04%) Legal
9 56 (0.91%) Automotive
10 55 (0.89%) Law
11 54 (0.88%) Electronics
11 54 (0.88%) Investment Banking
12 52 (0.84%) Multimedia
13 42 (0.68%) Manufacturing
13 42 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
13 42 (0.68%) Publishing
14 28 (0.45%) Front Office
15 21 (0.34%) Back Office
16 16 (0.26%) Financial Institution
17 5 (0.081%) Digital Economy
Job Titles
1 5,643 (91.59%) Developer
2 3,737 (60.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1,298 (21.07%) JavaScript Developer
4 969 (15.73%) Senior Developer
5 703 (11.41%) Angular Developer
6 636 (10.32%) HTML Developer
7 578 (9.38%) Web Developer
8 561 (9.11%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 544 (8.83%) HTML CSS Developer
10 513 (8.33%) React Developer
11 394 (6.40%) .NET Developer
12 331 (5.37%) PHP Developer
13 319 (5.18%) Lead Developer
14 291 (4.72%) C# Developer
15 271 (4.40%) Full Stack Developer
16 248 (4.03%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 225 (3.65%) Junior
18 219 (3.55%) Junior Developer
19 216 (3.51%) UI Developer
20 210 (3.41%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,694 (76.19%) HTML
2 4,676 (75.90%) CSS
3 3,117 (50.59%) AngularJS
4 2,428 (39.41%) HTML5
5 2,159 (35.04%) jQuery
6 2,146 (34.83%) React
7 1,921 (31.18%) CSS3
8 1,372 (22.27%) Sass
9 1,360 (22.07%) Node.js
10 1,042 (16.91%) .NET
11 636 (10.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 597 (9.69%) LESS
13 549 (8.91%) RESTful
14 535 (8.68%) ASP.NET
15 526 (8.54%) Vue (Vue.js)
16 521 (8.46%) Redux
17 443 (7.19%) Web Services
18 435 (7.06%) REST
19 418 (6.78%) Angular 2
20 410 (6.65%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 1,525 (24.75%) User Experience
2 450 (7.30%) Greenfield Project
3 436 (7.08%) Mobile App
4 355 (5.76%) Computer Science
5 321 (5.21%) Fintech
6 183 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
7 93 (1.51%) W3C
8 79 (1.28%) Graphic Design
9 78 (1.27%) Social Media
10 63 (1.02%) Algorithms
11 55 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
12 54 (0.88%) Digital Media
13 45 (0.73%) Animation
13 45 (0.73%) Client/Server
14 43 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
15 41 (0.67%) Data Structures
16 36 (0.58%) Bitcoin
17 32 (0.52%) Blog
17 32 (0.52%) e-Learning
18 30 (0.49%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 348 (5.65%) Linux
2 184 (2.99%) Android
3 164 (2.66%) Windows
4 149 (2.42%) Apple iOS
5 46 (0.75%) Unix
6 17 (0.28%) VMS
7 13 (0.21%) Windows 10
8 8 (0.13%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.097%) Windows Phone
10 5 (0.081%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.081%) Nucleus RTOS
10 5 (0.081%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.065%) CentOS
11 4 (0.065%) CoreOS
11 4 (0.065%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.049%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.032%) Debian
13 2 (0.032%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.016%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,417 (39.23%) Agile Software Development
2 1,556 (25.26%) Web Development
3 929 (15.08%) MVC
4 926 (15.03%) TDD
5 767 (12.45%) Scrum
6 662 (10.75%) Responsive Web Design
7 635 (10.31%) E-Commerce
8 628 (10.19%) Software Engineering
9 587 (9.53%) OO
10 505 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
11 489 (7.94%) Test Automation
12 473 (7.68%) Unit Testing
13 433 (7.03%) BDD
14 329 (5.34%) Open Source
15 312 (5.06%) Mentoring
16 310 (5.03%) Web Design
17 300 (4.87%) Microservices
18 296 (4.80%) OOP
19 293 (4.76%) DevOps
20 272 (4.41%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5,174 (83.98%) JavaScript
2 1,231 (19.98%) PHP
3 958 (15.55%) C#
4 897 (14.56%) Java
5 683 (11.09%) SQL
6 581 (9.43%) ES6
7 410 (6.65%) TypeScript
8 368 (5.97%) Python
9 228 (3.70%) Ruby
10 93 (1.51%) C++
10 93 (1.51%) ES7
11 90 (1.46%) T-SQL
12 75 (1.22%) Scala
13 56 (0.91%) Bash Shell
13 56 (0.91%) Go
14 37 (0.60%) C
15 35 (0.57%) Objective-C
15 35 (0.57%) PowerShell
16 32 (0.52%) Solidity
17 29 (0.47%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 616 (10.00%) Degree
2 167 (2.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 38 (0.62%) Security Cleared
4 36 (0.58%) Numerate Degree
5 29 (0.47%) SC Cleared
6 22 (0.36%) Sun Certification
7 18 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (0.28%) Master's Degree
9 12 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (0.097%) PhD
11 5 (0.081%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.065%) AWS Certification
12 4 (0.065%) MBA
13 3 (0.049%) ISEB
13 3 (0.049%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 2 (0.032%) DV Cleared
14 2 (0.032%) ISTQB
14 2 (0.032%) PMP
15 1 (0.016%) MySQL Certification
15 1 (0.016%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 193 (3.13%) QA
2 32 (0.52%) WCAG
3 10 (0.16%) WAI
4 9 (0.15%) SLA
5 5 (0.081%) GCP
6 4 (0.065%) GDPR
7 3 (0.049%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.032%) PMO
9 1 (0.016%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.016%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 363 (5.89%) Docker
2 23 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.081%) HDFS
4 4 (0.065%) GridGain
4 4 (0.065%) VirtualBox
4 4 (0.065%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.049%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.032%) Firmware
6 2 (0.032%) vSphere
7 1 (0.016%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 93 (1.51%) Kubernetes
2 47 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (0.68%) Puppet
4 28 (0.45%) Terraform
5 21 (0.34%) Ansible
6 17 (0.28%) Docker Swarm
7 13 (0.21%) Mesos
7 13 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
8 7 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
9 6 (0.097%) Kibana
10 5 (0.081%) Nagios
10 5 (0.081%) ZABBIX
11 4 (0.065%) Marathon
11 4 (0.065%) Salt
11 4 (0.065%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 3 (0.049%) logstash
12 3 (0.049%) MOM
12 3 (0.049%) vRealize
13 2 (0.032%) Capistrano
13 2 (0.032%) Plesk
Vendors
1 368 (5.97%) Google
2 346 (5.62%) Microsoft
3 293 (4.76%) Adobe
4 88 (1.43%) Oracle
5 87 (1.41%) Twitter
6 72 (1.17%) Sitecore
7 60 (0.97%) Zend
8 51 (0.83%) Apple
9 46 (0.75%) Capita
10 43 (0.70%) SAP
11 37 (0.60%) Facebook
12 27 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
13 25 (0.41%) Xamarin
14 21 (0.34%) hybris
14 21 (0.34%) Tableau
15 18 (0.29%) Demandware
16 17 (0.28%) Atlassian
16 17 (0.28%) Optimizely
17 15 (0.24%) WooCommerce
18 13 (0.21%) Qubit