Period
to 25 May 2020

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 25 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
UK
6 months to
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 78 99 90
Rank change year-on-year +21 -9 0
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 3,482 4,692 6,002
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.78% 3.23% 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.09% 3.50% 3.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3,254 4,262 5,542
Median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.00% +2.04% +8.89%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £82,375 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +6.02% +7.79%

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 85,057 133,895 160,542
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.23% 92.27% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 67,499 104,899 129,205
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Front End Development
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Front End Development in the UK

Front End Development
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Front End Development.

Salary trend for Front End Development in the UK

Front End Development
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Front End Development over the 6 months to 25 May 2020.

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 25 May 2020. 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 +16 3,155 £55,000 +4.76% 318
UK excluding London +32 1,914 £45,000 +2.27% 220
London +3 1,452 £70,000 +7.69% 121
South East +14 603 £50,000 +11.11% 46
North of England +42 476 £45,000 +10.09% 73
Work from Home +16 336 £50,000 -4.76% 34
South West +51 249 £40,000 -2.44% 30
North West +13 244 £46,250 +5.71% 44
Midlands +65 230 £45,000 +12.50% 27
Yorkshire +74 204 £41,500 +3.75% 19
West Midlands +64 134 £45,000 +14.33% 19
Scotland +24 128 £45,000 +8.43% 8
East of England -4 128 £52,750 +11.05% 21
East Midlands +29 96 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Wales +12 83 £50,000 +25.00% 11
North East +17 28 £45,000 +28.57% 10
Northern Ireland +9 26 £50,000 - 4

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, 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 2,808 (80.64%) JavaScript
2 2,099 (60.28%) HTML
3 2,095 (60.17%) CSS
4 1,632 (46.87%) React
5 1,613 (46.32%) AngularJS
6 1,505 (43.22%) Agile Software Development
7 909 (26.11%) HTML5
8 886 (25.45%) User Experience
9 787 (22.60%) Git (software)
10 747 (21.45%) Sass
11 744 (21.37%) Node.js
12 739 (21.22%) Vue.js
13 649 (18.64%) TypeScript
14 632 (18.15%) CSS3
15 623 (17.89%) Web Development
16 574 (16.48%) Finance
17 564 (16.20%) Software Engineering
18 524 (15.05%) TDD
19 521 (14.96%) Java
20 513 (14.73%) .NET
21 494 (14.19%) jQuery
22 473 (13.58%) Redux
23 455 (13.07%) C#
24 450 (12.92%) ES6
25 448 (12.87%) AWS
26 430 (12.35%) DevOps
27 416 (11.95%) webpack
28 404 (11.60%) Scrum
29 393 (11.29%) Azure
30 356 (10.22%) 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
1 206 (5.92%) CMS
2 107 (3.07%) WordPress
3 43 (1.23%) Confluence
4 29 (0.83%) Apache
4 29 (0.83%) nginx
5 24 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
6 23 (0.66%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 20 (0.57%) Umbraco
8 19 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
9 18 (0.52%) IIS
10 17 (0.49%) EPiServer
11 16 (0.46%) Drupal
12 14 (0.40%) Apache Spark
13 12 (0.34%) Tomcat
14 11 (0.32%) SharePoint
15 9 (0.26%) SAS
16 6 (0.17%) Cloud Foundry
16 6 (0.17%) Kentico
16 6 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 5 (0.14%) Moodle
Applications
1 105 (3.02%) Photoshop
2 60 (1.72%) Sketch
3 55 (1.58%) Zeplin
4 46 (1.32%) Adobe XD
5 39 (1.12%) InVision
6 26 (0.75%) Adobe Illustrator
7 21 (0.60%) Chatbot
8 14 (0.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 11 (0.32%) Figma
10 8 (0.23%) Microsoft Office
11 6 (0.17%) GIMP
12 4 (0.11%) InDesign
12 4 (0.11%) Marvel
12 4 (0.11%) UXPin
13 1 (0.029%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 68 (1.95%) Magento
2 22 (0.63%) Shopify
3 4 (0.11%) OpenText MBPM
3 4 (0.11%) StreamServe
3 4 (0.11%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.086%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.086%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.057%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.057%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.029%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.029%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 448 (12.87%) AWS
2 393 (11.29%) Azure
3 210 (6.03%) npm
4 150 (4.31%) GCP
5 143 (4.11%) SaaS
6 119 (3.42%) GitHub
7 93 (2.67%) Serverless
8 35 (1.01%) AWS Lambda
9 32 (0.92%) PaaS
10 27 (0.78%) Yarn
11 23 (0.66%) Amazon S3
11 23 (0.66%) Google Analytics
12 20 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
13 16 (0.46%) Azure Functions
14 13 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
15 11 (0.32%) Amazon Cognito
15 11 (0.32%) Logic Apps
16 10 (0.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 9 (0.26%) Quay.io
18 8 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 89 (2.56%) Internet
2 37 (1.06%) HTTP
3 15 (0.43%) DNS
4 6 (0.17%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.14%) Skype
5 5 (0.14%) SSH
6 4 (0.11%) Intranet
6 4 (0.11%) Wireless
7 3 (0.086%) Bluetooth
7 3 (0.086%) SNMP
8 1 (0.029%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 240 (6.89%) MySQL
2 130 (3.73%) SQL Server
3 73 (2.10%) Big Data
4 65 (1.87%) MongoDB
5 64 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
6 62 (1.78%) NoSQL
7 44 (1.26%) Redis
8 41 (1.18%) Relational Database
9 25 (0.72%) Blockchain
10 18 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
11 17 (0.49%) Cosmos DB
12 15 (0.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 13 (0.37%) Hadoop
13 13 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 12 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 11 (0.32%) RDBMS
16 8 (0.23%) Amazon Redshift
17 7 (0.20%) Azure SQL Database
17 7 (0.20%) BigQuery
17 7 (0.20%) Presto
Development Applications
1 787 (22.60%) Git (software)
2 416 (11.95%) webpack
3 276 (7.93%) gulp
4 178 (5.11%) Grunt
5 128 (3.68%) Jasmine
6 124 (3.56%) JIRA
7 123 (3.53%) Jenkins
8 98 (2.81%) Bitbucket
9 95 (2.73%) Babel
10 75 (2.15%) Visual Studio
11 71 (2.04%) Mocha
12 58 (1.67%) Karma Test Runner
13 57 (1.64%) Selenium
14 53 (1.52%) Cypress.io
15 43 (1.23%) Subversion
16 40 (1.15%) TeamCity
17 39 (1.12%) Protractor
18 37 (1.06%) Maven
19 35 (1.01%) NUnit
20 31 (0.89%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 574 (16.48%) Finance
2 192 (5.51%) Marketing
3 161 (4.62%) Banking
4 117 (3.36%) Retail
5 100 (2.87%) Front Office
6 93 (2.67%) Investment Banking
7 87 (2.50%) Games
8 44 (1.26%) Advertising
9 38 (1.09%) Public Sector
10 31 (0.89%) Law
11 30 (0.86%) Financial Institution
12 21 (0.60%) Legal
13 20 (0.57%) Publishing
14 18 (0.52%) Telecoms
15 15 (0.43%) Multimedia
16 13 (0.37%) Automotive
17 11 (0.32%) Aerospace
18 9 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
19 7 (0.20%) Electronics
20 6 (0.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3,142 (90.24%) Developer
2 2,169 (62.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 719 (20.65%) Senior Developer
4 592 (17.00%) React Developer
5 559 (16.05%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 461 (13.24%) JavaScript Developer
7 288 (8.27%) Angular Developer
8 188 (5.40%) Java Developer
9 171 (4.91%) Web Developer
10 158 (4.54%) Software Engineer
11 157 (4.51%) Lead Developer
12 154 (4.42%) Full Stack Developer
13 144 (4.14%) Senior React Developer
14 138 (3.96%) HTML Developer
15 136 (3.91%) .NET Developer
16 121 (3.48%) HTML CSS Developer
17 105 (3.02%) C# Developer
18 95 (2.73%) Junior
19 93 (2.67%) PHP Developer
20 83 (2.38%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,099 (60.28%) HTML
2 2,095 (60.17%) CSS
3 1,632 (46.87%) React
4 1,613 (46.32%) AngularJS
5 909 (26.11%) HTML5
6 747 (21.45%) Sass
7 744 (21.37%) Node.js
8 739 (21.22%) Vue.js
9 632 (18.15%) CSS3
10 513 (14.73%) .NET
11 494 (14.19%) jQuery
12 473 (13.58%) Redux
13 314 (9.02%) REST
14 282 (8.10%) RESTful
15 259 (7.44%) Web Services
16 252 (7.24%) LESS
17 242 (6.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 226 (6.49%) Jest
19 216 (6.20%) Angular 2
20 189 (5.43%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 886 (25.45%) User Experience
2 276 (7.93%) Greenfield Project
3 213 (6.12%) Mobile App
4 120 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 107 (3.07%) Derivative
6 99 (2.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 98 (2.81%) Hedge funds
8 94 (2.70%) Equities
9 93 (2.67%) Fixed Income
10 76 (2.18%) Self-Motivation
11 61 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
12 45 (1.29%) W3C
13 36 (1.03%) Animation
14 33 (0.95%) Virtual Team
15 28 (0.80%) Algorithms
15 28 (0.80%) Social Media
16 25 (0.72%) Cloud Native
17 18 (0.52%) Data Structures
18 16 (0.46%) Linux Command Line
18 16 (0.46%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 167 (4.80%) Linux
2 101 (2.90%) Apple iOS
3 100 (2.87%) Android
4 52 (1.49%) Windows
5 32 (0.92%) Unix
6 19 (0.55%) Mac OS X
7 15 (0.43%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.11%) CentOS
9 3 (0.086%) tvOS
10 2 (0.057%) Debian
11 1 (0.029%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.029%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,505 (43.22%) Agile Software Development
2 623 (17.89%) Web Development
3 564 (16.20%) Software Engineering
4 524 (15.05%) TDD
5 430 (12.35%) DevOps
6 404 (11.60%) Scrum
7 325 (9.33%) Unit Testing
8 287 (8.24%) Fintech
9 267 (7.67%) Continuous Integration
10 262 (7.52%) Mentoring
11 261 (7.50%) Responsive Web Design
12 249 (7.15%) E-Commerce
13 241 (6.92%) Microservices
14 237 (6.81%) OO
15 234 (6.72%) MVC
16 214 (6.15%) Test Automation
17 206 (5.92%) Problem-Solving
18 195 (5.60%) Analytics
19 180 (5.17%) BDD
20 155 (4.45%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 2,808 (80.64%) JavaScript
2 649 (18.64%) TypeScript
3 521 (14.96%) Java
4 455 (13.07%) C#
5 450 (12.92%) ES6
6 356 (10.22%) PHP
7 289 (8.30%) Python
8 281 (8.07%) SQL
9 107 (3.07%) Java 8
10 63 (1.81%) Ruby
11 44 (1.26%) T-SQL
12 41 (1.18%) C++
13 36 (1.03%) Go
14 29 (0.83%) ES7
15 27 (0.78%) Bash Shell
16 22 (0.63%) Scala
16 22 (0.63%) VB.NET
17 18 (0.52%) Kotlin
18 15 (0.43%) C
19 12 (0.34%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 195 (5.60%) Degree
2 79 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (0.60%) Security Cleared
4 16 (0.46%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
6 4 (0.11%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (0.086%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.086%) PhD
8 2 (0.057%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.057%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.029%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.029%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.029%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.029%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (4.11%) QA
2 15 (0.43%) WCAG
3 5 (0.14%) GDPR
4 1 (0.029%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.029%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.029%) PMO
4 1 (0.029%) WAI
System Software
1 326 (9.36%) Docker
2 7 (0.20%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.057%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.029%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 181 (5.20%) Kubernetes
2 31 (0.89%) Terraform
3 15 (0.43%) Mesos
4 13 (0.37%) Ansible
5 10 (0.29%) Kibana
6 5 (0.14%) logstash
6 5 (0.14%) Puppet
7 3 (0.086%) CA Service Virtualization
7 3 (0.086%) cPanel
7 3 (0.086%) Grafana
8 2 (0.057%) MIIS
8 2 (0.057%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.057%) Rancher
8 2 (0.057%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.029%) Consul
9 1 (0.029%) Docker Swarm
9 1 (0.029%) Istio
9 1 (0.029%) Marathon
Vendors
1 172 (4.94%) Google
2 150 (4.31%) Adobe
3 129 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 41 (1.18%) Oracle
5 25 (0.72%) Atlassian
6 21 (0.60%) Sitecore
7 19 (0.55%) Xamarin
8 12 (0.34%) Mapbox
9 11 (0.32%) New Relic
10 10 (0.29%) WooCommerce
11 9 (0.26%) Dell
11 9 (0.26%) DevExpress
11 9 (0.26%) hybris
12 8 (0.23%) Apple
12 8 (0.23%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (0.23%) SAP
13 7 (0.20%) EXASOL
13 7 (0.20%) Red Hat
13 7 (0.20%) Telstra
13 7 (0.20%) Twitter