Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
UK
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 89 93
Rank change year-on-year 0 +4 +32
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 6,002 5,547 6,142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.45% 3.28% 3.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.80% 3.62% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5,329 4,903 5,576
UK median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.89% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.67% - +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 157,933 153,059 180,627
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.82% 90.55% 89.98%
Number of salaries quoted 126,923 125,473 150,145
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

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 25 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Front End Development in the UK

Front End Development
Top 18 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 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 +3 5,783 £50,000 +11.11% 1,150
UK excluding London +10 3,172 £41,500 +10.67% 652
London +3 2,746 £60,000 +9.09% 546
South East +5 1,178 £45,000 +12.50% 178
North of England +6 846 £40,000 +6.67% 194
North West +18 517 £40,000 +6.67% 119
Midlands -18 420 £35,000 - 117
East of England +39 320 £47,500 +18.75% 59
Yorkshire +1 279 £35,000 -6.67% 57
South West -1 269 £40,000 +6.67% 56
West Midlands -3 262 £35,000 - 64
East Midlands -11 157 £35,000 +3.70% 53
Scotland -73 94 £38,000 -5.00% 27
North East -1 50 £42,500 +41.67% 18
Wales -9 39 £40,000 +14.29% 16
Northern Ireland -7 7 £45,000 +42.86% 5
Channel Islands - 2 £75,000 -
Isle of Man - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 4,948 (82.44%) JavaScript
2 4,405 (73.39%) CSS
3 4,375 (72.89%) HTML
4 3,033 (50.53%) AngularJS
5 2,356 (39.25%) Agile Software Development
6 2,286 (38.09%) HTML5
7 2,211 (36.84%) React
8 1,828 (30.46%) CSS3
9 1,790 (29.82%) jQuery
10 1,404 (23.39%) User Experience
11 1,399 (23.31%) Git (software)
12 1,317 (21.94%) Web Development
13 1,292 (21.53%) Node.js
14 1,244 (20.73%) Sass
15 1,043 (17.38%) .NET
16 1,020 (16.99%) PHP
17 977 (16.28%) C#
18 912 (15.19%) TDD
19 900 (15.00%) MVC
20 872 (14.53%) Finance
21 866 (14.43%) Java
22 762 (12.70%) SQL
23 701 (11.68%) Redux
24 693 (11.55%) Vue (Vue.js)
25 690 (11.50%) Scrum
26 688 (11.46%) Software Engineering
27 657 (10.95%) gulp
28 622 (10.36%) Degree
29 621 (10.35%) MySQL
30 597 (9.95%) Twitter Bootstrap

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
1 451 (7.51%) CMS
2 310 (5.16%) WordPress
3 119 (1.98%) Drupal
4 118 (1.97%) Apache
5 112 (1.87%) Elasticsearch
6 81 (1.35%) Umbraco
7 70 (1.17%) Ethereum
8 48 (0.80%) SharePoint
9 46 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 40 (0.67%) Confluence
11 38 (0.63%) Tomcat
12 33 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
13 30 (0.50%) Apache Spark
14 27 (0.45%) IIS
15 23 (0.38%) nginx
16 21 (0.35%) EPiServer
17 19 (0.32%) Kentico
18 18 (0.30%) Joomla!
19 14 (0.23%) WebSphere
20 12 (0.20%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 302 (5.03%) Photoshop
2 131 (2.18%) Adobe Illustrator
3 69 (1.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 32 (0.53%) InVision
5 28 (0.47%) Chatbot
6 18 (0.30%) GIMP
7 17 (0.28%) InDesign
8 14 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
9 10 (0.17%) Fireworks
10 8 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
11 3 (0.050%) Adobe Premiere
11 3 (0.050%) Microsoft Office
11 3 (0.050%) Moqups
12 2 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
13 1 (0.017%) Microsoft Project
13 1 (0.017%) MS Visio
13 1 (0.017%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 130 (2.17%) Magento
2 81 (1.35%) Distributed Ledger
3 19 (0.32%) Shopify
4 18 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
5 7 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
6 4 (0.067%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.067%) OpenCart
7 3 (0.050%) nopCommerce
7 3 (0.050%) osCommerce
7 3 (0.050%) WebTrends
8 2 (0.033%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.033%) Oracle SCM
9 1 (0.017%) Adobe Campaign
9 1 (0.017%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.017%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.017%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.017%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 511 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
2 383 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 340 (5.66%) npm
4 250 (4.17%) GitHub
5 143 (2.38%) SaaS
6 105 (1.75%) Amazon EC2
7 101 (1.68%) Amazon S3
8 88 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
9 73 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
10 48 (0.80%) Slack
11 39 (0.65%) Yarn
12 38 (0.63%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 38 (0.63%) Google Analytics
13 37 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 35 (0.58%) PaaS
15 33 (0.55%) Serverless
16 30 (0.50%) Trello
17 26 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
18 22 (0.37%) IaaS
19 19 (0.32%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 136 (2.27%) Internet
2 131 (2.18%) HTTP
3 35 (0.58%) SMS
4 29 (0.48%) DNS
5 19 (0.32%) SSH
6 15 (0.25%) SSL
7 13 (0.22%) AMQP
8 11 (0.18%) Intranet
9 10 (0.17%) Broadband
10 4 (0.067%) FTP
10 4 (0.067%) TCP/IP
10 4 (0.067%) Wireless
11 3 (0.050%) Network Security
12 2 (0.033%) Extranet
12 2 (0.033%) Skype
12 2 (0.033%) SMTP
13 1 (0.017%) DAB
13 1 (0.017%) VPN
13 1 (0.017%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 621 (10.35%) MySQL
2 478 (7.96%) SQL Server
3 333 (5.55%) NoSQL
4 260 (4.33%) MongoDB
5 256 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
6 249 (4.15%) Blockchain
7 186 (3.10%) Redis
8 164 (2.73%) Relational Database
9 119 (1.98%) Big Data
10 42 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 39 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 31 (0.52%) RDBMS
13 30 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
14 27 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
15 25 (0.42%) Hadoop
16 20 (0.33%) Cosmos DB
17 19 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
17 19 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 17 (0.28%) Amazon Redshift
19 16 (0.27%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1,399 (23.31%) Git (software)
2 657 (10.95%) gulp
3 569 (9.48%) webpack
4 464 (7.73%) Grunt
5 264 (4.40%) Jasmine
6 196 (3.27%) Subversion
7 193 (3.22%) JIRA
8 179 (2.98%) Karma Test Runner
9 146 (2.43%) Jenkins
10 144 (2.40%) Mocha
11 143 (2.38%) Visual Studio
12 112 (1.87%) Maven
13 106 (1.77%) Selenium
14 71 (1.18%) TeamCity
15 57 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
16 56 (0.93%) Babel
16 56 (0.93%) Gradle
17 49 (0.82%) Cucumber
18 48 (0.80%) Protractor
19 47 (0.78%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 872 (14.53%) Finance
2 343 (5.71%) Marketing
3 281 (4.68%) Banking
4 270 (4.50%) Retail
5 248 (4.13%) Games
6 209 (3.48%) Advertising
7 153 (2.55%) Telecoms
8 83 (1.38%) Investment Banking
9 68 (1.13%) Law
10 46 (0.77%) Front Office
10 46 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
11 45 (0.75%) Multimedia
12 44 (0.73%) Electronics
13 41 (0.68%) Legal
14 30 (0.50%) Manufacturing
15 27 (0.45%) Automotive
16 26 (0.43%) Publishing
17 23 (0.38%) Financial Institution
18 19 (0.32%) Back Office
19 4 (0.067%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5,524 (92.04%) Developer
2 3,659 (60.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1,277 (21.28%) JavaScript Developer
4 931 (15.51%) Senior Developer
5 640 (10.66%) Angular Developer
6 622 (10.36%) React Developer
7 562 (9.36%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 539 (8.98%) HTML Developer
9 459 (7.65%) Web Developer
10 447 (7.45%) HTML CSS Developer
11 390 (6.50%) .NET Developer
12 335 (5.58%) C# Developer
13 291 (4.85%) Lead Developer
14 285 (4.75%) Full Stack Developer
15 257 (4.28%) PHP Developer
16 239 (3.98%) UI Developer
17 238 (3.97%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 231 (3.85%) Java Developer
19 203 (3.38%) C# .NET Developer
20 199 (3.32%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,405 (73.39%) CSS
2 4,375 (72.89%) HTML
3 3,033 (50.53%) AngularJS
4 2,286 (38.09%) HTML5
5 2,211 (36.84%) React
6 1,828 (30.46%) CSS3
7 1,790 (29.82%) jQuery
8 1,292 (21.53%) Node.js
9 1,244 (20.73%) Sass
10 1,043 (17.38%) .NET
11 701 (11.68%) Redux
12 693 (11.55%) Vue (Vue.js)
13 597 (9.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 572 (9.53%) RESTful
15 554 (9.23%) ASP.NET
16 546 (9.10%) LESS
17 500 (8.33%) Angular 2
18 464 (7.73%) Web Services
19 429 (7.15%) REST
20 350 (5.83%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 1,404 (23.39%) User Experience
2 470 (7.83%) Greenfield Project
3 397 (6.61%) Computer Science
4 367 (6.11%) Mobile App
5 333 (5.55%) Fintech
6 204 (3.40%) Self-Motivation
7 195 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
8 74 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
9 69 (1.15%) Bitcoin
9 69 (1.15%) W3C
10 67 (1.12%) Social Media
11 61 (1.02%) Algorithms
12 59 (0.98%) Graphic Design
13 55 (0.92%) Data Structures
14 52 (0.87%) Virtual Team
15 41 (0.68%) Animation
16 36 (0.60%) Robotics
17 32 (0.53%) Client/Server
18 31 (0.52%) Management Information System
19 30 (0.50%) Media Streaming
Operating Systems
1 384 (6.40%) Linux
2 141 (2.35%) Android
3 131 (2.18%) Windows
4 124 (2.07%) Apple iOS
5 45 (0.75%) VMS
6 35 (0.58%) Unix
7 25 (0.42%) Windows 10
8 16 (0.27%) Mac OS X
9 12 (0.20%) Mac OS
10 10 (0.17%) Nucleus RTOS
11 5 (0.083%) CoreOS
12 3 (0.050%) CentOS
13 2 (0.033%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.017%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,356 (39.25%) Agile Software Development
2 1,317 (21.94%) Web Development
3 912 (15.19%) TDD
4 900 (15.00%) MVC
5 690 (11.50%) Scrum
6 688 (11.46%) Software Engineering
7 591 (9.85%) Responsive Web Design
8 529 (8.81%) Continuous Integration
9 508 (8.46%) Unit Testing
10 507 (8.45%) OO
11 502 (8.36%) E-Commerce
12 484 (8.06%) Test Automation
13 424 (7.06%) Problem-Solving
14 368 (6.13%) BDD
15 328 (5.46%) DevOps
16 310 (5.16%) Microservices
17 296 (4.93%) Web Design
18 277 (4.62%) Open Source
19 271 (4.52%) Analytics
20 266 (4.43%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 4,948 (82.44%) JavaScript
2 1,020 (16.99%) PHP
3 977 (16.28%) C#
4 866 (14.43%) Java
5 762 (12.70%) SQL
6 585 (9.75%) ES6
7 479 (7.98%) TypeScript
8 365 (6.08%) Python
9 191 (3.18%) Ruby
10 93 (1.55%) C++
11 86 (1.43%) T-SQL
12 71 (1.18%) Scala
13 69 (1.15%) Java 8
13 69 (1.15%) Perl
13 69 (1.15%) Solidity
14 65 (1.08%) ES7
15 63 (1.05%) Go
16 59 (0.98%) Bash Shell
16 59 (0.98%) Objective-C
17 53 (0.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 622 (10.36%) Degree
2 145 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (0.45%) Security Cleared
5 23 (0.38%) SC Cleared
5 23 (0.38%) Sun Certification
6 16 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
7 15 (0.25%) Master's Degree
8 8 (0.13%) AWS Certification
9 5 (0.083%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.067%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.050%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.033%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.033%) PhD
13 1 (0.017%) CIPFA
13 1 (0.017%) CTC Cleared
13 1 (0.017%) MCSE
13 1 (0.017%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 225 (3.75%) QA
2 12 (0.20%) WCAG
3 7 (0.12%) SLA
4 6 (0.100%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (0.100%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.067%) GDPR
6 3 (0.050%) PMO
6 3 (0.050%) WAI
7 2 (0.033%) GCP
8 1 (0.017%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 368 (6.13%) Docker
2 62 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (0.15%) HDFS
4 5 (0.083%) VirtualBox
4 5 (0.083%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.067%) GridGain
6 3 (0.050%) Firmware
7 2 (0.033%) vSphere
8 1 (0.017%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 103 (1.72%) Kubernetes
2 73 (1.22%) Terraform
3 51 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
4 46 (0.77%) Ansible
5 45 (0.75%) Docker Swarm
6 25 (0.42%) Puppet
7 17 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
8 12 (0.20%) Kibana
9 8 (0.13%) cPanel
9 8 (0.13%) Mesos
10 7 (0.12%) logstash
10 7 (0.12%) Salt
11 5 (0.083%) Nagios
11 5 (0.083%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.050%) TeamSite
12 3 (0.050%) vRealize
13 2 (0.033%) Apache Shiro
13 2 (0.033%) HAProxy
13 2 (0.033%) QRadar
13 2 (0.033%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 325 (5.41%) Microsoft
2 321 (5.35%) Adobe
3 301 (5.01%) Google
4 109 (1.82%) Oracle
5 60 (1.00%) Twitter
6 49 (0.82%) Capita
7 43 (0.72%) Sitecore
7 43 (0.72%) Xamarin
8 42 (0.70%) Apple
9 34 (0.57%) Zend
10 31 (0.52%) Facebook
11 30 (0.50%) Tableau
12 28 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
12 28 (0.47%) SAP
13 24 (0.40%) Cadence
13 24 (0.40%) hybris
14 18 (0.30%) Atlassian
15 17 (0.28%) Demandware
16 15 (0.25%) Sybase
17 13 (0.22%) HP