Period
to 19 October 2017

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 19 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 82 110
Rank change year-on-year -10 +28 +9
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 5989 6206 5953
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.43% 3.24% 2.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.81% 3.64% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 5274 5494 5236
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,743
90th Percentile £71,750 £70,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

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 157069 170641 194298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.96% 89.19% 88.57%
Number of salaries quoted 123633 141993 159740
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,250 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.76% - +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 19 October 2017.

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 19 October 2017. 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 -9 5698 £45,000 - 371
UK excluding London +25 3088 £40,000 +6.67% 219
London -9 2790 £56,750 +8.10% 168
South East +33 1095 £42,500 +6.25% 54
North of England +50 824 £37,500 +12.78% 75
North West +23 472 £38,500 +10.00% 43
Midlands +11 441 £32,500 -7.14% 37
Yorkshire +95 330 £35,000 +9.38% 29
South West -11 325 £40,000 +6.67% 15
West Midlands -8 308 £31,500 -10.00% 17
East of England -51 226 £45,000 +20.00% 22
East Midlands +40 141 £35,000 -6.67% 19
Scotland -31 121 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Wales +16 62 £35,000 - 6
North East -16 22 £35,000 +10.65% 3
Northern Ireland -18 13 £28,250 -5.83%

For the 6 months to 19 October 2017, IT jobs citing Front End Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 5184 (86.56%) JavaScript
2 4735 (79.06%) HTML
3 4685 (78.23%) CSS
4 3115 (52.01%) AngularJS
5 2492 (41.61%) HTML5
6 2450 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
7 2094 (34.96%) jQuery
8 1937 (32.34%) React
9 1822 (30.42%) CSS3
10 1572 (26.25%) User Experience
11 1558 (26.01%) Web Development
12 1376 (22.98%) Sass
13 1333 (22.26%) Node.js
14 1249 (20.85%) Git (software)
15 1114 (18.60%) PHP
16 1013 (16.91%) .NET
17 935 (15.61%) Finance
18 918 (15.33%) Java
19 917 (15.31%) MVC
20 908 (15.16%) TDD
21 901 (15.04%) C#
22 861 (14.38%) Scrum
23 754 (12.59%) OO
24 715 (11.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 696 (11.62%) E-Commerce
26 695 (11.60%) SQL
27 625 (10.44%) LESS
28 573 (9.57%) Marketing
29 549 (9.17%) ASP.NET
30 540 (9.02%) Continuous Integration

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
1 398 (6.65%) CMS
2 336 (5.61%) WordPress
3 156 (2.60%) Apache
4 151 (2.52%) Elasticsearch
5 106 (1.77%) Drupal
6 95 (1.59%) Tomcat
7 87 (1.45%) IIS
7 87 (1.45%) Umbraco
8 80 (1.34%) JBoss
9 52 (0.87%) Confluence
9 52 (0.87%) SharePoint
10 50 (0.83%) nginx
11 38 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
12 36 (0.60%) EPiServer
13 25 (0.42%) Apache Spark
14 16 (0.27%) Kentico
15 14 (0.23%) Apache Solr
15 14 (0.23%) ExpressionEngine
16 11 (0.18%) Joomla!
16 11 (0.18%) OpenStack
Applications
1 438 (7.31%) Photoshop
2 230 (3.84%) Adobe Illustrator
3 120 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 34 (0.57%) FileZilla
5 27 (0.45%) InVision
6 18 (0.30%) InDesign
7 13 (0.22%) GIMP
8 9 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.10%) Chatbot
9 6 (0.10%) OmniGraffle
10 5 (0.083%) Microsoft Office
11 3 (0.050%) Adobe Premiere
11 3 (0.050%) Microsoft Excel
12 2 (0.033%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.033%) HipChat
12 2 (0.033%) InfoPath
12 2 (0.033%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 1 (0.017%) Inkscape
13 1 (0.017%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 119 (1.99%) Magento
2 41 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 34 (0.57%) Payment Gateway
4 29 (0.48%) Shopify
5 10 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
6 3 (0.050%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.050%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.033%) OpenText MBPM
7 2 (0.033%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.033%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.033%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.033%) StreamServe
7 2 (0.033%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.017%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.017%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.017%) Optimost
8 1 (0.017%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 389 (6.50%) Amazon AWS
2 265 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 253 (4.22%) npm
4 206 (3.44%) GitHub
5 168 (2.81%) SaaS
6 44 (0.73%) Google Analytics
7 32 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
8 31 (0.52%) Adobe Analytics
9 25 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
9 25 (0.42%) Serverless
10 24 (0.40%) Office 365
11 23 (0.38%) PaaS
12 17 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
12 17 (0.28%) Slack
13 15 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 15 (0.25%) Google Play
13 15 (0.25%) Sage Pay
14 14 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
15 13 (0.22%) Yarn
16 11 (0.18%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 187 (3.12%) Internet
2 126 (2.10%) HTTP
3 45 (0.75%) FTP
4 34 (0.57%) SMTP
5 22 (0.37%) SMS
6 16 (0.27%) SSH
7 12 (0.20%) DNS
8 10 (0.17%) Intranet
8 10 (0.17%) Skype
9 7 (0.12%) BGP
10 6 (0.10%) PPP
11 5 (0.083%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (0.033%) Broadband
12 2 (0.033%) Extranet
12 2 (0.033%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.033%) VPN
12 2 (0.033%) Wireless
13 1 (0.017%) RTP
13 1 (0.017%) VoIP
13 1 (0.017%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 517 (8.63%) SQL Server
2 484 (8.08%) MySQL
3 247 (4.12%) MongoDB
4 227 (3.79%) NoSQL
5 165 (2.76%) Relational Database
6 134 (2.24%) Redis
7 120 (2.00%) Big Data
8 106 (1.77%) Apache Cassandra
9 75 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
10 56 (0.94%) Neo4j
11 55 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 54 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 37 (0.62%) Hadoop
14 32 (0.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 30 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 29 (0.48%) Power BI
17 27 (0.45%) Qlik Sense
18 24 (0.40%) Blockchain
18 24 (0.40%) Data Warehouse
19 23 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1249 (20.85%) Git (software)
2 536 (8.95%) gulp
3 487 (8.13%) Grunt
4 354 (5.91%) webpack
5 272 (4.54%) Subversion
6 266 (4.44%) Jasmine
7 253 (4.22%) JIRA
8 187 (3.12%) Visual Studio
9 161 (2.69%) Jenkins
9 161 (2.69%) Selenium
10 147 (2.45%) Karma Test Runner
11 134 (2.24%) Mocha
12 126 (2.10%) Bower
13 122 (2.04%) Protractor
14 120 (2.00%) Maven
15 99 (1.65%) TeamCity
16 92 (1.54%) Babel
16 92 (1.54%) Bitbucket
17 86 (1.44%) JUnit
18 79 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 935 (15.61%) Finance
2 573 (9.57%) Marketing
3 335 (5.59%) Retail
4 270 (4.51%) Banking
5 209 (3.49%) Games
6 198 (3.31%) Advertising
7 192 (3.21%) Telecoms
8 123 (2.05%) Electronics
9 121 (2.02%) Manufacturing
10 91 (1.52%) Investment Banking
11 73 (1.22%) Legal
12 57 (0.95%) Retail Banking
13 49 (0.82%) Multimedia
14 47 (0.78%) Publishing
15 42 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
16 31 (0.52%) Automotive
16 31 (0.52%) Law
17 28 (0.47%) Front Office
18 27 (0.45%) Financial Institution
19 19 (0.32%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5483 (91.55%) Developer
2 3571 (59.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1472 (24.58%) JavaScript Developer
4 918 (15.33%) Senior Developer
5 755 (12.61%) HTML Developer
6 687 (11.47%) Angular Developer
7 651 (10.87%) HTML CSS Developer
8 644 (10.75%) Web Developer
9 548 (9.15%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 357 (5.96%) .NET Developer
11 329 (5.49%) PHP Developer
12 320 (5.34%) Java Developer
13 278 (4.64%) Full Stack Developer
14 276 (4.61%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 270 (4.51%) Junior
16 267 (4.46%) C# Developer
17 262 (4.37%) Lead Developer
18 261 (4.36%) Junior Developer
19 235 (3.92%) Senior JavaScript Developer
20 203 (3.39%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4735 (79.06%) HTML
2 4685 (78.23%) CSS
3 3115 (52.01%) AngularJS
4 2492 (41.61%) HTML5
5 2094 (34.96%) jQuery
6 1937 (32.34%) React
7 1822 (30.42%) CSS3
8 1376 (22.98%) Sass
9 1333 (22.26%) Node.js
10 1013 (16.91%) .NET
11 715 (11.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 625 (10.44%) LESS
13 549 (9.17%) ASP.NET
14 536 (8.95%) RESTful
15 516 (8.62%) Web Services
16 499 (8.33%) Backbone.js
17 451 (7.53%) REST
18 430 (7.18%) JSON
19 390 (6.51%) Ajax
20 382 (6.38%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 1572 (26.25%) User Experience
2 399 (6.66%) Computer Science
3 391 (6.53%) Greenfield Project
4 358 (5.98%) Mobile App
5 208 (3.47%) Fintech
6 161 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
7 140 (2.34%) Algorithms
8 105 (1.75%) Data Structures
9 98 (1.64%) W3C
10 85 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
11 80 (1.34%) iPad
12 74 (1.24%) Social Media
13 72 (1.20%) Graphic Design
14 56 (0.94%) Digital Media
15 46 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
16 44 (0.73%) Animation
17 39 (0.65%) iPhone
18 35 (0.58%) e-Learning
19 29 (0.48%) Smartphone
20 28 (0.47%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 356 (5.94%) Linux
2 241 (4.02%) Apple iOS
3 217 (3.62%) Windows
4 209 (3.49%) Android
5 93 (1.55%) Unix
6 15 (0.25%) Mac OS X
7 13 (0.22%) Windows Server
8 11 (0.18%) Windows Phone
9 9 (0.15%) CoreOS
10 8 (0.13%) Mac OS
10 8 (0.13%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.10%) CentOS
12 5 (0.083%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.067%) Windows Phone 8
14 2 (0.033%) Debian
15 1 (0.017%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.017%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2450 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 1558 (26.01%) Web Development
3 917 (15.31%) MVC
4 908 (15.16%) TDD
5 861 (14.38%) Scrum
6 754 (12.59%) OO
7 696 (11.62%) E-Commerce
8 540 (9.02%) Continuous Integration
9 535 (8.93%) Responsive Web Design
10 504 (8.42%) Software Engineering
11 421 (7.03%) Unit Testing
12 376 (6.28%) Test Automation
13 355 (5.93%) Mentoring
14 353 (5.89%) BDD
15 283 (4.73%) Analytics
16 279 (4.66%) OOP
17 275 (4.59%) Web Design
18 273 (4.56%) SDLC
19 265 (4.42%) Kanban
19 265 (4.42%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 5184 (86.56%) JavaScript
2 1114 (18.60%) PHP
3 918 (15.33%) Java
4 901 (15.04%) C#
5 695 (11.60%) SQL
6 516 (8.62%) ES6
7 282 (4.71%) Python
8 277 (4.63%) TypeScript
9 216 (3.61%) Ruby
10 148 (2.47%) T-SQL
11 105 (1.75%) Groovy
12 97 (1.62%) C++
13 76 (1.27%) ECMAScript
14 64 (1.07%) Scala
15 61 (1.02%) Go
16 59 (0.99%) C
17 43 (0.72%) PHP 5
18 38 (0.63%) Objective-C
19 34 (0.57%) VBScript
20 32 (0.53%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 516 (8.62%) Degree
2 186 (3.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 34 (0.57%) Security Cleared
4 25 (0.42%) SC Cleared
5 19 (0.32%) Numerate Degree
6 13 (0.22%) Master's Degree
6 13 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (0.17%) ISEB
7 10 (0.17%) ISTQB
8 7 (0.12%) MBA
8 7 (0.12%) PhD
9 5 (0.083%) PMI Certification
9 5 (0.083%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.067%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.067%) MCSD
11 3 (0.050%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.033%) MCAD
12 2 (0.033%) MCPD
12 2 (0.033%) PMP
13 1 (0.017%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 306 (5.11%) QA
2 31 (0.52%) WCAG
3 15 (0.25%) WAI
4 6 (0.10%) GCP
4 6 (0.10%) SLA
5 4 (0.067%) GDPR
6 2 (0.033%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.017%) MiFID
System Software
1 306 (5.11%) Docker
2 9 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.12%) LXC
3 7 (0.12%) vSphere
4 6 (0.10%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.067%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.050%) HDFS
7 2 (0.033%) iptables
7 2 (0.033%) Varnish
7 2 (0.033%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.017%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 57 (0.95%) Kubernetes
2 34 (0.57%) Ansible
3 33 (0.55%) Puppet
4 26 (0.43%) Terraform
5 25 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (0.18%) Kibana
7 9 (0.15%) Grafana
8 8 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
9 7 (0.12%) Prometheus
9 7 (0.12%) rkt
10 6 (0.10%) Mesos
11 5 (0.083%) Capistrano
12 3 (0.050%) CloudForms
12 3 (0.050%) Nagios
12 3 (0.050%) ZABBIX
13 2 (0.033%) Control-M
13 2 (0.033%) Marathon
13 2 (0.033%) SELinux
13 2 (0.033%) StatsD
13 2 (0.033%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 377 (6.29%) Microsoft
2 316 (5.28%) Adobe
3 229 (3.82%) Google
4 127 (2.12%) Oracle
5 111 (1.85%) SAP
6 71 (1.19%) Zend
7 60 (1.00%) Sitecore
8 55 (0.92%) Perforce
9 52 (0.87%) Sybase
10 49 (0.82%) CA Agile Central
11 39 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
12 35 (0.58%) PayPal
13 34 (0.57%) Facebook
14 32 (0.53%) Xamarin
15 31 (0.52%) Tableau
16 27 (0.45%) Twitter
17 25 (0.42%) Cognos
18 22 (0.37%) Apple
19 21 (0.35%) hybris
20 17 (0.28%) Samsung