Period
to 8 December 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 8 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
UK
6 months to
8 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 82 93 94
Rank change year-on-year +11 +1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 4,687 5,211 6,049
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.53% 3.28% 3.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.83% 3.56% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4,071 4,509 5,371
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £72,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 122,331 146,174 165,842
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.05% 91.99% 92.23%
Number of salaries quoted 96,858 115,964 131,642
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,331 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.32% +4.66% +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

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 8 December 2019.

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 8 December 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 +7 4,248 £52,500 +5.00% 1,038
UK excluding London +19 2,521 £45,000 +5.88% 655
London +3 2,032 £65,000 +4.00% 440
South East +16 890 £45,000 - 134
North of England +17 559 £45,000 +12.50% 180
North West +44 386 £47,500 +11.76% 111
Midlands +25 295 £40,000 +6.67% 106
South West +27 275 £43,500 +2.35% 99
West Midlands +16 190 £40,000 +6.67% 56
Scotland +13 187 £45,000 -10.00% 34
East of England -15 178 £45,000 - 80
Yorkshire -46 142 £40,000 - 45
East Midlands +19 104 £40,000 +6.67% 50
Wales +21 90 £45,000 +12.50% 18
Northern Ireland +28 48 £50,000 - 5
North East +13 31 £45,000 +20.00% 24

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 3,789 (80.84%) JavaScript
2 2,995 (63.90%) CSS
3 2,924 (62.39%) HTML
4 2,035 (43.42%) React
5 2,010 (42.88%) AngularJS
6 1,950 (41.60%) Agile Software Development
7 1,247 (26.61%) HTML5
8 1,064 (22.70%) User Experience
9 1,006 (21.46%) Git (software)
10 992 (21.16%) Sass
11 984 (20.99%) Node.js
12 897 (19.14%) C#
13 858 (18.31%) CSS3
14 853 (18.20%) Web Development
15 846 (18.05%) jQuery
16 801 (17.09%) .NET
17 778 (16.60%) Vue.js
17 778 (16.60%) TypeScript
18 740 (15.79%) TDD
19 732 (15.62%) Java
20 694 (14.81%) Finance
21 684 (14.59%) Software Engineering
22 641 (13.68%) AWS
23 626 (13.36%) ES6
24 625 (13.33%) Redux
25 586 (12.50%) Scrum
26 531 (11.33%) DevOps
27 524 (11.18%) webpack
28 499 (10.65%) Docker
29 464 (9.90%) PHP

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
1 230 (4.91%) CMS
2 137 (2.92%) WordPress
3 73 (1.56%) Drupal
4 44 (0.94%) Confluence
5 43 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
5 43 (0.92%) Umbraco
6 27 (0.58%) EPiServer
7 26 (0.55%) Apache
8 23 (0.49%) Apache Spark
9 20 (0.43%) SAS
10 19 (0.41%) SharePoint
10 19 (0.41%) Tomcat
11 18 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
12 17 (0.36%) nginx
13 16 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 14 (0.30%) IIS
15 11 (0.23%) Ethereum
16 9 (0.19%) Joomla!
17 8 (0.17%) JBoss
18 7 (0.15%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 142 (3.03%) Photoshop
2 70 (1.49%) Adobe Illustrator
3 57 (1.22%) Sketch
4 49 (1.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 41 (0.87%) Adobe XD
6 30 (0.64%) InVision
7 16 (0.34%) Chatbot
8 15 (0.32%) Zeplin
9 11 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
10 9 (0.19%) GIMP
11 8 (0.17%) Fireworks
12 6 (0.13%) Figma
13 5 (0.11%) InDesign
14 4 (0.085%) Microsoft Office
15 3 (0.064%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 2 (0.043%) Adobe After Effects
16 2 (0.043%) Adobe Captivate
17 1 (0.021%) Mingle
17 1 (0.021%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 75 (1.60%) Magento
2 24 (0.51%) Shopify
3 12 (0.26%) WebTrends
4 10 (0.21%) CiviCRM
5 7 (0.15%) Distributed Ledger
5 7 (0.15%) R3 Corda
6 4 (0.085%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.064%) OpenText MBPM
7 3 (0.064%) StreamServe
8 2 (0.043%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.043%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.043%) Odoo
8 2 (0.043%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.021%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.021%) ION MarketView
9 1 (0.021%) MultiChain
9 1 (0.021%) Quorum
9 1 (0.021%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.021%) SDL Web 8
9 1 (0.021%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 641 (13.68%) AWS
2 359 (7.66%) Azure
3 279 (5.95%) npm
4 213 (4.54%) GitHub
5 204 (4.35%) SaaS
6 160 (3.41%) Serverless
7 110 (2.35%) GCP
8 76 (1.62%) AWS Lambda
9 61 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
10 48 (1.02%) Google Analytics
11 40 (0.85%) Amazon S3
11 40 (0.85%) Yarn
12 38 (0.81%) Amazon ECS
13 28 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
14 27 (0.58%) PaaS
15 24 (0.51%) Slack
16 21 (0.45%) CloudFront
17 16 (0.34%) CloudBees
17 16 (0.34%) Heroku
18 14 (0.30%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 111 (2.37%) Internet
2 63 (1.34%) HTTP
3 14 (0.30%) Intranet
4 9 (0.19%) Network Security
5 8 (0.17%) DAB
5 8 (0.17%) DNS
5 8 (0.17%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.15%) SSH
7 6 (0.13%) HTTPS
8 5 (0.11%) Skype
8 5 (0.11%) VoIP
9 4 (0.085%) Wireshark
10 3 (0.064%) AMQP
10 3 (0.064%) Bluetooth
10 3 (0.064%) Extranet
10 3 (0.064%) MQTT
10 3 (0.064%) SSL
11 2 (0.043%) Broadband
11 2 (0.043%) FTP
12 1 (0.021%) DOCSIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 325 (6.93%) SQL Server
2 281 (6.00%) MySQL
3 127 (2.71%) Big Data
4 118 (2.52%) MongoDB
5 91 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
6 87 (1.86%) NoSQL
7 73 (1.56%) Redis
8 44 (0.94%) Relational Database
9 34 (0.73%) Blockchain
10 29 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 26 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 23 (0.49%) GIS
13 22 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 20 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
15 19 (0.41%) Hadoop
16 17 (0.36%) MariaDB
17 16 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
17 16 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
18 14 (0.30%) Cosmos DB
18 14 (0.30%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 1,006 (21.46%) Git (software)
2 524 (11.18%) webpack
3 348 (7.42%) gulp
4 264 (5.63%) Grunt
5 216 (4.61%) Jenkins
6 199 (4.25%) Jasmine
7 149 (3.18%) JIRA
8 119 (2.54%) Visual Studio
9 106 (2.26%) Bitbucket
10 102 (2.18%) Babel
11 88 (1.88%) Subversion
12 84 (1.79%) GitLab
13 69 (1.47%) Karma Test Runner
14 64 (1.37%) Selenium
15 59 (1.26%) Mocha
16 58 (1.24%) TeamCity
17 56 (1.19%) Protractor
18 43 (0.92%) Bower
18 43 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
19 42 (0.90%) Artifactory
General
1 694 (14.81%) Finance
2 272 (5.80%) Marketing
3 202 (4.31%) Retail
4 132 (2.82%) Banking
5 89 (1.90%) Front Office
6 81 (1.73%) Advertising
6 81 (1.73%) Games
7 48 (1.02%) Public Sector
8 41 (0.87%) Manufacturing
9 40 (0.85%) Investment Banking
10 39 (0.83%) Multimedia
11 35 (0.75%) Telecoms
12 34 (0.73%) Law
13 28 (0.60%) Back Office
14 24 (0.51%) Automotive
15 19 (0.41%) Legal
16 17 (0.36%) Electronics
16 17 (0.36%) Publishing
17 13 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
18 11 (0.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4,096 (87.39%) Developer
2 2,806 (59.87%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 825 (17.60%) Senior Developer
4 793 (16.92%) React Developer
5 656 (14.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 619 (13.21%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 376 (8.02%) Angular Developer
8 240 (5.12%) Web Developer
9 230 (4.91%) C# Developer
10 220 (4.69%) .NET Developer
11 219 (4.67%) Full Stack Developer
12 202 (4.31%) Software Engineer
13 181 (3.86%) Lead Developer
14 177 (3.78%) HTML Developer
15 171 (3.65%) Senior React Developer
16 167 (3.56%) Java Developer
17 160 (3.41%) UI Developer
18 147 (3.14%) HTML CSS Developer
19 124 (2.65%) Junior
20 119 (2.54%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,995 (63.90%) CSS
2 2,924 (62.39%) HTML
3 2,035 (43.42%) React
4 2,010 (42.88%) AngularJS
5 1,247 (26.61%) HTML5
6 992 (21.16%) Sass
7 984 (20.99%) Node.js
8 858 (18.31%) CSS3
9 846 (18.05%) jQuery
10 801 (17.09%) .NET
11 778 (16.60%) Vue.js
12 625 (13.33%) Redux
13 445 (9.49%) RESTful
14 419 (8.94%) REST
15 413 (8.81%) Web Services
16 366 (7.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 360 (7.68%) LESS
18 307 (6.55%) ASP.NET
19 287 (6.12%) JSON
20 217 (4.63%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 1,064 (22.70%) User Experience
2 427 (9.11%) Greenfield Project
3 287 (6.12%) Mobile App
4 154 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
5 101 (2.15%) Algorithms
6 88 (1.88%) Self-Motivation
7 78 (1.66%) Derivative
8 77 (1.64%) Hedge funds
9 69 (1.47%) Fixed Income
10 49 (1.05%) Data Structures
11 46 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
12 44 (0.94%) Robotics
13 41 (0.87%) W3C
14 38 (0.81%) Virtual Team
15 35 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 30 (0.64%) Renewable Energy
17 28 (0.60%) Equities
18 26 (0.55%) AS400
18 26 (0.55%) iSeries
19 24 (0.51%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 230 (4.91%) Linux
2 118 (2.52%) Android
3 99 (2.11%) Apple iOS
4 51 (1.09%) Unix
5 47 (1.00%) Windows
6 11 (0.23%) Mac OS X
7 10 (0.21%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.064%) CentOS
9 2 (0.043%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.043%) tvOS
9 2 (0.043%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.021%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,950 (41.60%) Agile Software Development
2 853 (18.20%) Web Development
3 740 (15.79%) TDD
4 684 (14.59%) Software Engineering
5 586 (12.50%) Scrum
6 531 (11.33%) DevOps
7 408 (8.70%) OO
8 406 (8.66%) Mentoring
9 403 (8.60%) Fintech
10 373 (7.96%) MVC
11 372 (7.94%) Unit Testing
12 348 (7.42%) Problem-Solving
13 347 (7.40%) E-Commerce
14 335 (7.15%) Microservices
15 333 (7.10%) Continuous Integration
16 320 (6.83%) Computer Science
17 295 (6.29%) Responsive Web Design
18 294 (6.27%) Analytics
19 268 (5.72%) Test Automation
20 225 (4.80%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3,789 (80.84%) JavaScript
2 897 (19.14%) C#
3 778 (16.60%) TypeScript
4 732 (15.62%) Java
5 626 (13.36%) ES6
6 464 (9.90%) PHP
7 451 (9.62%) SQL
8 439 (9.37%) Python
9 131 (2.79%) C++
10 127 (2.71%) Java 8
11 81 (1.73%) ES7
12 73 (1.56%) Ruby
13 64 (1.37%) Go
14 60 (1.28%) VB.NET
15 44 (0.94%) Apex Code
16 39 (0.83%) PL/SQL
16 39 (0.83%) T-SQL
17 30 (0.64%) Scala
18 25 (0.53%) Bash Shell
19 19 (0.41%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 433 (9.24%) Degree
2 169 (3.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (0.36%) Security Cleared
4 11 (0.23%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.085%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.085%) PhD
7 3 (0.064%) DBS Check
7 3 (0.064%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.064%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.043%) AWS Certification
8 2 (0.043%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.021%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.021%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.021%) Novell Certification
9 1 (0.021%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 179 (3.82%) QA
2 34 (0.73%) WCAG
3 16 (0.34%) WAI
4 8 (0.17%) GDPR
5 6 (0.13%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.064%) PMO
6 3 (0.064%) Section 508
7 1 (0.021%) SLA
System Software
1 499 (10.65%) Docker
2 8 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.043%) Firmware
4 1 (0.021%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.021%) Varnish
4 1 (0.021%) vCloud
4 1 (0.021%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.021%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 214 (4.57%) Kubernetes
2 88 (1.88%) Ansible
3 58 (1.24%) Terraform
4 21 (0.45%) Mesos
5 18 (0.38%) Puppet
6 16 (0.34%) Rancher
7 12 (0.26%) Marathon
8 10 (0.21%) Matomo
8 10 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
9 8 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
10 7 (0.15%) Kibana
11 5 (0.11%) TeamSite
12 3 (0.064%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (0.064%) Grafana
13 1 (0.021%) logstash
13 1 (0.021%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 189 (4.03%) Microsoft
2 177 (3.78%) Adobe
3 167 (3.56%) Google
4 91 (1.94%) Oracle
5 76 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
6 42 (0.90%) Bloomberg
7 40 (0.85%) Reuters
8 35 (0.75%) Xamarin
8 35 (0.75%) Zend
9 33 (0.70%) Sage
10 31 (0.66%) Sitecore
11 22 (0.47%) SAP
12 21 (0.45%) Logi
12 21 (0.45%) Logi Analytics
13 18 (0.38%) Mapbox
14 17 (0.36%) Spotify
15 16 (0.34%) Apple
15 16 (0.34%) Facebook
16 15 (0.32%) IBM
17 14 (0.30%) Optimizely