Period
to 5 August 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 5 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
UK
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 77 93 94
Rank change year-on-year +16 +1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 2,524 4,677 5,675
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.82% 3.27% 3.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.14% 3.55% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2,417 4,351 5,331
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £86,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +10.39%

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 60,945 131,863 157,652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.25% 92.22% 91.96%
Number of salaries quoted 48,645 103,883 125,817
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +1.01%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £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 5 August 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 5 August 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 +12 2,307 £52,500 - 368
UK excluding London +37 1,463 £45,000 +3.45% 273
London -9 979 £70,000 +7.69% 116
South East +25 456 £50,000 +11.11% 53
North of England +57 381 £45,000 +12.50% 87
Work from Home +8 288 £50,000 -9.09% 65
South West +55 203 £42,500 - 58
North West +10 186 £47,500 +5.56% 50
Midlands +80 183 £45,000 +12.50% 35
Yorkshire +98 167 £41,500 +10.67% 25
West Midlands +68 116 £45,000 +12.50% 20
East of England +17 91 £50,000 +8.11% 19
Scotland +20 81 £45,000 +5.88% 11
East Midlands +59 67 £37,500 -1.32% 14
Wales +2 57 £45,000 +11.11% 9
North East +25 28 £40,000 +10.34% 12
Northern Ireland +22 18 £60,000 +41.18% 1

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 1,983 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 1,489 (58.99%) HTML
3 1,487 (58.91%) CSS
4 1,117 (44.26%) AngularJS
5 1,115 (44.18%) React
6 1,085 (42.99%) Agile Software Development
7 647 (25.63%) User Experience
8 587 (23.26%) HTML5
9 572 (22.66%) Vue.js
10 563 (22.31%) Git (software)
11 476 (18.86%) Node.js
12 446 (17.67%) Sass
12 446 (17.67%) TypeScript
13 399 (15.81%) Web Development
14 389 (15.41%) Finance
14 389 (15.41%) CSS3
15 386 (15.29%) Software Engineering
16 382 (15.13%) Redux
17 345 (13.67%) Java
18 344 (13.63%) .NET
19 343 (13.59%) TDD
20 333 (13.19%) jQuery
21 321 (12.72%) webpack
22 319 (12.64%) ES6
23 301 (11.93%) AWS
24 300 (11.89%) C#
25 297 (11.77%) Scrum
26 287 (11.37%) DevOps
27 269 (10.66%) Azure
28 259 (10.26%) 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
1 133 (5.27%) CMS
2 65 (2.58%) WordPress
3 25 (0.99%) Confluence
4 21 (0.83%) nginx
5 20 (0.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 20 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
6 16 (0.63%) Apache
7 13 (0.52%) IIS
8 12 (0.48%) Apache Spark
8 12 (0.48%) Umbraco
9 9 (0.36%) Moodle
10 8 (0.32%) SharePoint
11 7 (0.28%) EPiServer
11 7 (0.28%) Kentico
11 7 (0.28%) Liferay
11 7 (0.28%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (0.20%) CICS
12 5 (0.20%) Drupal
12 5 (0.20%) JBoss
12 5 (0.20%) SAS
Applications
1 66 (2.61%) Photoshop
2 55 (2.18%) Sketch
3 45 (1.78%) Zeplin
4 23 (0.91%) InVision
5 21 (0.83%) Adobe XD
6 17 (0.67%) Figma
7 14 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
8 13 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 6 (0.24%) Chatbot
10 4 (0.16%) Marvel
10 4 (0.16%) UXPin
11 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
12 2 (0.079%) GIMP
13 1 (0.040%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.040%) InDesign
13 1 (0.040%) Inkscape
13 1 (0.040%) Microsoft Excel
13 1 (0.040%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 51 (2.02%) Magento
2 28 (1.11%) Shopify
3 4 (0.16%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.12%) Distributed Ledger
4 3 (0.12%) SAP S/4HANA
5 2 (0.079%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.079%) OpenText MBPM
5 2 (0.079%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.079%) StreamServe
6 1 (0.040%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.040%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 301 (11.93%) AWS
2 269 (10.66%) Azure
3 160 (6.34%) npm
4 120 (4.75%) GCP
5 96 (3.80%) SaaS
6 67 (2.65%) Serverless
7 66 (2.61%) GitHub
8 28 (1.11%) Yarn
9 22 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
9 22 (0.87%) Google Analytics
10 17 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
11 16 (0.63%) Amazon S3
12 15 (0.59%) PaaS
13 12 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
13 12 (0.48%) Firebase
14 10 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
15 9 (0.36%) Power Platform
16 8 (0.32%) iTunes
17 7 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
17 7 (0.28%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 63 (2.50%) Internet
2 23 (0.91%) HTTP
3 15 (0.59%) Skype
4 8 (0.32%) DNS
5 3 (0.12%) Bluetooth
5 3 (0.12%) Broadband
5 3 (0.12%) Intranet
5 3 (0.12%) SNMP
5 3 (0.12%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.12%) Wireless
6 2 (0.079%) Network Security
6 2 (0.079%) SSH
7 1 (0.040%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 172 (6.81%) MySQL
2 99 (3.92%) SQL Server
3 51 (2.02%) NoSQL
3 51 (2.02%) PostgreSQL
4 45 (1.78%) Redis
5 36 (1.43%) Big Data
6 34 (1.35%) Relational Database
7 33 (1.31%) MongoDB
8 14 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
8 14 (0.55%) Blockchain
9 12 (0.48%) Hadoop
10 10 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (0.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 9 (0.36%) CouchDB
11 9 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (0.32%) MariaDB
13 7 (0.28%) BigQuery
14 6 (0.24%) Amazon Redshift
14 6 (0.24%) Presto
Development Applications
1 563 (22.31%) Git (software)
2 321 (12.72%) webpack
3 148 (5.86%) gulp
4 116 (4.60%) Grunt
5 82 (3.25%) Babel
6 79 (3.13%) Jenkins
6 79 (3.13%) JIRA
7 73 (2.89%) Jasmine
8 66 (2.61%) Bitbucket
9 63 (2.50%) Cypress.io
10 53 (2.10%) Selenium
11 46 (1.82%) Visual Studio
12 41 (1.62%) Subversion
13 36 (1.43%) Karma Test Runner
13 36 (1.43%) Mocha
14 28 (1.11%) Maven
14 28 (1.11%) NUnit
15 27 (1.07%) Protractor
15 27 (1.07%) RStudio
16 25 (0.99%) TeamCity
General
1 389 (15.41%) Finance
2 134 (5.31%) Marketing
3 94 (3.72%) Banking
4 85 (3.37%) Retail
5 66 (2.61%) Front Office
6 54 (2.14%) Investment Banking
7 51 (2.02%) Games
8 47 (1.86%) Law
9 32 (1.27%) Public Sector
10 19 (0.75%) Advertising
10 19 (0.75%) Financial Institution
10 19 (0.75%) Legal
11 17 (0.67%) Publishing
12 15 (0.59%) Telecoms
13 12 (0.48%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.36%) Retail Banking
15 7 (0.28%) Electronics
16 6 (0.24%) Aerospace
16 6 (0.24%) Multimedia
16 6 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2,264 (89.70%) Developer
2 1,617 (64.06%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 462 (18.30%) Senior Developer
4 405 (16.05%) React Developer
5 359 (14.22%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 302 (11.97%) JavaScript Developer
7 173 (6.85%) Angular Developer
8 123 (4.87%) Java Developer
9 107 (4.24%) Lead Developer
10 105 (4.16%) Web Developer
11 104 (4.12%) Senior React Developer
12 90 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
13 89 (3.53%) Software Engineer
14 83 (3.29%) HTML Developer
15 73 (2.89%) .NET Developer
16 70 (2.77%) HTML CSS Developer
17 68 (2.69%) PHP Developer
18 65 (2.58%) Junior
19 61 (2.42%) Python Developer
20 60 (2.38%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,489 (58.99%) HTML
2 1,487 (58.91%) CSS
3 1,117 (44.26%) AngularJS
4 1,115 (44.18%) React
5 587 (23.26%) HTML5
6 572 (22.66%) Vue.js
7 476 (18.86%) Node.js
8 446 (17.67%) Sass
9 389 (15.41%) CSS3
10 382 (15.13%) Redux
11 344 (13.63%) .NET
12 333 (13.19%) jQuery
13 235 (9.31%) REST
14 201 (7.96%) RESTful
15 181 (7.17%) Jest
16 173 (6.85%) Web Services
17 162 (6.42%) LESS
18 136 (5.39%) Angular 2
19 132 (5.23%) React Native
20 131 (5.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 647 (25.63%) User Experience
2 227 (8.99%) Greenfield Project
3 95 (3.76%) Mobile App
4 88 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
5 60 (2.38%) Derivative
6 59 (2.34%) Hedge funds
7 57 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 55 (2.18%) Equities
9 54 (2.14%) Fixed Income
10 53 (2.10%) Self-Motivation
11 40 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
12 29 (1.15%) Virtual Team
13 24 (0.95%) W3C
14 22 (0.87%) Animation
15 18 (0.71%) Cloud Native
16 17 (0.67%) Data Structures
17 16 (0.63%) Social Media
18 14 (0.55%) Algorithms
19 13 (0.52%) e-Learning
20 12 (0.48%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 116 (4.60%) Linux
2 53 (2.10%) Android
3 52 (2.06%) Apple iOS
4 39 (1.55%) Windows
5 32 (1.27%) Unix
6 11 (0.44%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.20%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.079%) Debian
9 1 (0.040%) tvOS
9 1 (0.040%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,085 (42.99%) Agile Software Development
2 399 (15.81%) Web Development
3 386 (15.29%) Software Engineering
4 343 (13.59%) TDD
5 297 (11.77%) Scrum
6 287 (11.37%) DevOps
7 227 (8.99%) Unit Testing
8 201 (7.96%) Mentoring
9 189 (7.49%) E-Commerce
9 189 (7.49%) Fintech
10 183 (7.25%) Microservices
11 173 (6.85%) Continuous Integration
12 170 (6.74%) Test Automation
13 167 (6.62%) Responsive Web Design
14 163 (6.46%) MVC
15 137 (5.43%) OO
16 136 (5.39%) Problem-Solving
17 125 (4.95%) BDD
18 124 (4.91%) Computer Science
19 116 (4.60%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,983 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 446 (17.67%) TypeScript
3 345 (13.67%) Java
4 319 (12.64%) ES6
5 300 (11.89%) C#
6 259 (10.26%) PHP
7 229 (9.07%) Python
8 209 (8.28%) SQL
9 63 (2.50%) Java 8
10 43 (1.70%) Ruby
11 40 (1.58%) Go
12 37 (1.47%) T-SQL
13 27 (1.07%) Bash Shell
14 22 (0.87%) C++
15 20 (0.79%) Scala
16 19 (0.75%) Kotlin
17 14 (0.55%) ES7
18 12 (0.48%) Groovy
19 11 (0.44%) COBOL
20 10 (0.40%) C
Qualifications
1 155 (6.14%) Degree
2 68 (2.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (0.55%) Security Cleared
4 9 (0.36%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.28%) DBS Check
6 3 (0.12%) AWS Certification
6 3 (0.12%) PhD
7 2 (0.079%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.040%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.040%) ISEB
8 1 (0.040%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.040%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.040%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (3.72%) QA
2 6 (0.24%) WCAG
3 2 (0.079%) GDPR
4 1 (0.040%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.040%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.040%) PMO
4 1 (0.040%) SLA
System Software
1 225 (8.91%) Docker
2 6 (0.24%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.040%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 137 (5.43%) Kubernetes
2 25 (0.99%) Terraform
3 17 (0.67%) Ansible
4 11 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (0.40%) Kibana
5 10 (0.40%) logstash
6 5 (0.20%) Puppet
7 4 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (0.12%) CA Service Virtualization
8 3 (0.12%) Grafana
9 2 (0.079%) MIIS
9 2 (0.079%) Rancher
9 2 (0.079%) TeamSite
10 1 (0.040%) Consul
10 1 (0.040%) Control-M
10 1 (0.040%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.040%) Istio
10 1 (0.040%) Marathon
10 1 (0.040%) Mesos
Vendors
1 122 (4.83%) Google
2 109 (4.32%) Adobe
3 94 (3.72%) Microsoft
4 31 (1.23%) Oracle
5 20 (0.79%) Atlassian
6 15 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (0.48%) Twitter
8 9 (0.36%) Dell
8 9 (0.36%) Sitecore
9 8 (0.32%) SAP
10 7 (0.28%) MuleSoft
11 6 (0.24%) Autodesk
11 6 (0.24%) EXASOL
11 6 (0.24%) Hitachi
11 6 (0.24%) Mapbox
11 6 (0.24%) Telstra
11 6 (0.24%) WooCommerce
11 6 (0.24%) Xamarin
12 5 (0.20%) Red Hat
13 4 (0.16%) IBM