Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
UK
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 87 84
Rank change year-on-year -6 -3 +35
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 5,635 5,929 6,365
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.31% 3.36% 3.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.63% 3.67% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4,978 5,195 5,636
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £71,250 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% +4.17%

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 155,185 161,377 179,800
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.13% 91.53% 90.82%
Number of salaries quoted 123,583 128,477 150,037
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 5,405 £50,000 +11.11% 1,157
UK excluding London 0 2,961 £42,500 +10.39% 669
London +4 2,589 £62,500 +13.64% 533
South East -1 1,174 £45,000 +5.88% 171
North of England -10 690 £40,000 +6.67% 191
North West -3 414 £42,500 +13.33% 115
Midlands +2 392 £35,000 +7.69% 104
East of England +55 303 £45,000 - 76
West Midlands +17 268 £35,000 +7.69% 59
South West -12 244 £40,000 +6.67% 82
Yorkshire -24 223 £35,000 - 67
East Midlands -24 124 £35,000 - 45
Scotland -19 116 £47,500 +18.75% 32
North East 0 53 £42,500 +21.43% 9
Wales -21 34 £40,000 +14.29% 12
Northern Ireland -5 5 £38,750 +23.02% 1
Channel Islands - 2 £75,000 -
Isle of Man - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 4,706 (83.51%) JavaScript
2 4,088 (72.55%) CSS
3 4,032 (71.55%) HTML
4 2,865 (50.84%) AngularJS
5 2,336 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
6 2,165 (38.42%) React
7 2,097 (37.21%) HTML5
8 1,695 (30.08%) CSS3
9 1,465 (26.00%) jQuery
10 1,387 (24.61%) User Experience
11 1,375 (24.40%) Git (software)
12 1,240 (22.01%) Node.js
13 1,226 (21.76%) Sass
14 1,219 (21.63%) Web Development
15 976 (17.32%) .NET
16 908 (16.11%) C#
17 877 (15.56%) TDD
18 863 (15.31%) Finance
19 844 (14.98%) PHP
20 835 (14.82%) Java
21 776 (13.77%) MVC
22 742 (13.17%) Vue.js
23 724 (12.85%) Scrum
24 705 (12.51%) Redux
25 693 (12.30%) SQL
26 686 (12.17%) Software Engineering
27 626 (11.11%) gulp
28 613 (10.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
29 612 (10.86%) ES6
30 598 (10.61%) webpack

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
1 432 (7.67%) CMS
2 265 (4.70%) WordPress
3 117 (2.08%) Apache
4 104 (1.85%) Ethereum
5 103 (1.83%) Drupal
6 88 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
6 88 (1.56%) Umbraco
7 72 (1.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 68 (1.21%) Confluence
9 49 (0.87%) SharePoint
10 42 (0.75%) IIS
11 37 (0.66%) Tomcat
12 24 (0.43%) Kentico
13 21 (0.37%) Apache Spark
13 21 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
14 19 (0.34%) ExpressionEngine
15 17 (0.30%) JBoss
16 16 (0.28%) EPiServer
16 16 (0.28%) WebSphere
17 15 (0.27%) Joomla!
Applications
1 321 (5.70%) Photoshop
2 123 (2.18%) Adobe Illustrator
3 63 (1.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 30 (0.53%) InVision
5 27 (0.48%) Chatbot
6 17 (0.30%) OmniGraffle
7 15 (0.27%) GIMP
7 15 (0.27%) InDesign
8 12 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
9 11 (0.20%) Fireworks
10 8 (0.14%) Microsoft Office
11 4 (0.071%) Adobe Premiere
12 3 (0.053%) Moqups
13 2 (0.035%) Adobe After Effects
13 2 (0.035%) SPSS
14 1 (0.018%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 1 (0.018%) Microsoft Project
14 1 (0.018%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 98 (1.74%) Magento
2 60 (1.06%) Distributed Ledger
3 26 (0.46%) Payment Gateway
4 18 (0.32%) Shopify
5 14 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (0.16%) Ripple
7 4 (0.071%) SAP Hybris
8 3 (0.053%) nopCommerce
8 3 (0.053%) WebTrends
9 2 (0.035%) Actimize
9 2 (0.035%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.035%) OpenCart
9 2 (0.035%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 1 (0.018%) Dynamics GP
10 1 (0.018%) Endur
10 1 (0.018%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.018%) Oracle SCM
10 1 (0.018%) osCommerce
10 1 (0.018%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.018%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 543 (9.64%) Amazon AWS
2 404 (7.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 356 (6.32%) npm
4 256 (4.54%) GitHub
5 155 (2.75%) SaaS
6 113 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
7 99 (1.76%) Amazon S3
8 86 (1.53%) Amazon EC2
9 79 (1.40%) Serverless
10 59 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
11 54 (0.96%) Yarn
12 45 (0.80%) PaaS
13 42 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
14 33 (0.59%) Google Analytics
15 32 (0.57%) Slack
16 28 (0.50%) Heroku
17 27 (0.48%) IaaS
18 21 (0.37%) Office 365
19 19 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Cloud
20 15 (0.27%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 130 (2.31%) Internet
2 99 (1.76%) HTTP
3 32 (0.57%) DNS
4 29 (0.51%) SMS
5 27 (0.48%) SSL
6 18 (0.32%) Intranet
7 9 (0.16%) AMQP
8 6 (0.11%) Broadband
8 6 (0.11%) DAB
8 6 (0.11%) Extranet
9 5 (0.089%) TCP/IP
10 4 (0.071%) iBeacon
10 4 (0.071%) Wireless
11 3 (0.053%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.053%) Network Security
11 3 (0.053%) Skype
12 2 (0.035%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.018%) FTP
13 1 (0.018%) SMTP
13 1 (0.018%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 509 (9.03%) MySQL
2 408 (7.24%) SQL Server
3 325 (5.77%) NoSQL
4 271 (4.81%) Blockchain
5 238 (4.22%) MongoDB
6 223 (3.96%) PostgreSQL
7 187 (3.32%) Redis
8 141 (2.50%) Relational Database
9 93 (1.65%) Big Data
10 41 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
11 36 (0.64%) RDBMS
12 33 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 30 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 25 (0.44%) Hadoop
15 23 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
16 21 (0.37%) Amazon Redshift
17 17 (0.30%) Power BI
18 16 (0.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 16 (0.28%) Cosmos DB
18 16 (0.28%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 1,375 (24.40%) Git (software)
2 626 (11.11%) gulp
3 598 (10.61%) webpack
4 434 (7.70%) Grunt
5 229 (4.06%) Jasmine
6 224 (3.98%) JIRA
7 180 (3.19%) Jenkins
8 175 (3.11%) Subversion
9 169 (3.00%) Mocha
10 151 (2.68%) Karma Test Runner
11 142 (2.52%) Visual Studio
12 125 (2.22%) Maven
13 116 (2.06%) Selenium
14 83 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
15 61 (1.08%) Babel
16 56 (0.99%) Protractor
16 56 (0.99%) TeamCity
17 52 (0.92%) Bower
18 48 (0.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 47 (0.83%) Gradle
General
1 863 (15.31%) Finance
2 280 (4.97%) Marketing
3 273 (4.84%) Banking
4 255 (4.53%) Games
5 215 (3.82%) Retail
6 151 (2.68%) Telecoms
7 140 (2.48%) Advertising
8 68 (1.21%) Investment Banking
9 56 (0.99%) Law
10 51 (0.91%) Front Office
11 43 (0.76%) Automotive
12 39 (0.69%) Manufacturing
13 38 (0.67%) Electronics
14 37 (0.66%) Multimedia
15 36 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
16 34 (0.60%) Financial Institution
16 34 (0.60%) Legal
17 32 (0.57%) Publishing
18 11 (0.20%) Back Office
19 10 (0.18%) Urdu Language
Job Titles
1 5,130 (91.04%) Developer
2 3,459 (61.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1,223 (21.70%) JavaScript Developer
4 814 (14.45%) Senior Developer
5 633 (11.23%) React Developer
6 549 (9.74%) Angular Developer
7 523 (9.28%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 521 (9.25%) HTML Developer
9 426 (7.56%) HTML CSS Developer
10 423 (7.51%) Web Developer
11 304 (5.39%) C# Developer
12 297 (5.27%) Full Stack Developer
13 288 (5.11%) .NET Developer
14 273 (4.84%) Lead Developer
15 268 (4.76%) UI Developer
16 241 (4.28%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 238 (4.22%) Software Developer
18 225 (3.99%) PHP Developer
19 224 (3.98%) Java Developer
20 207 (3.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4,088 (72.55%) CSS
2 4,032 (71.55%) HTML
3 2,865 (50.84%) AngularJS
4 2,165 (38.42%) React
5 2,097 (37.21%) HTML5
6 1,695 (30.08%) CSS3
7 1,465 (26.00%) jQuery
8 1,240 (22.01%) Node.js
9 1,226 (21.76%) Sass
10 976 (17.32%) .NET
11 742 (13.17%) Vue.js
12 705 (12.51%) Redux
13 613 (10.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 558 (9.90%) LESS
15 527 (9.35%) RESTful
16 520 (9.23%) Angular 2
17 509 (9.03%) ASP.NET
18 453 (8.04%) Web Services
19 440 (7.81%) REST
20 319 (5.66%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1,387 (24.61%) User Experience
2 449 (7.97%) Greenfield Project
3 394 (6.99%) Computer Science
4 317 (5.63%) Fintech
5 298 (5.29%) Mobile App
6 199 (3.53%) Self-Motivation
7 195 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
8 94 (1.67%) Bitcoin
9 75 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
10 70 (1.24%) Social Media
11 65 (1.15%) W3C
12 56 (0.99%) Graphic Design
12 56 (0.99%) Virtual Team
13 53 (0.94%) Data Structures
14 51 (0.91%) Robotics
15 48 (0.85%) Algorithms
16 39 (0.69%) Equities
17 35 (0.62%) Animation
18 28 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 27 (0.48%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 407 (7.22%) Linux
2 122 (2.17%) Android
3 117 (2.08%) Apple iOS
4 91 (1.61%) Windows
5 56 (0.99%) VMS
6 39 (0.69%) Unix
7 20 (0.35%) Windows Server
8 17 (0.30%) CentOS
8 17 (0.30%) Windows 10
9 15 (0.27%) Mac OS X
10 12 (0.21%) Mac OS
11 9 (0.16%) Nucleus RTOS
11 9 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.071%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.018%) Debian
13 1 (0.018%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,336 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
2 1,219 (21.63%) Web Development
3 877 (15.56%) TDD
4 776 (13.77%) MVC
5 724 (12.85%) Scrum
6 686 (12.17%) Software Engineering
7 511 (9.07%) Responsive Web Design
8 499 (8.86%) Continuous Integration
9 478 (8.48%) Test Automation
9 478 (8.48%) Unit Testing
10 432 (7.67%) E-Commerce
11 427 (7.58%) OO
12 402 (7.13%) Problem-Solving
13 331 (5.87%) BDD
14 319 (5.66%) DevOps
15 302 (5.36%) Microservices
16 261 (4.63%) Web Design
17 255 (4.53%) Wireframes
18 250 (4.44%) Analytics
19 227 (4.03%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 4,706 (83.51%) JavaScript
2 908 (16.11%) C#
3 844 (14.98%) PHP
4 835 (14.82%) Java
5 693 (12.30%) SQL
6 612 (10.86%) ES6
7 458 (8.13%) TypeScript
8 350 (6.21%) Python
9 189 (3.35%) Ruby
10 96 (1.70%) Solidity
11 90 (1.60%) C++
12 89 (1.58%) Scala
13 75 (1.33%) Java 8
14 74 (1.31%) Perl
14 74 (1.31%) T-SQL
15 73 (1.30%) ES7
16 66 (1.17%) Go
17 61 (1.08%) Objective-C
18 57 (1.01%) Apple Swift
19 35 (0.62%) C
Qualifications
1 575 (10.20%) Degree
2 155 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 40 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (0.46%) Security Cleared
5 21 (0.37%) SC Cleared
6 17 (0.30%) Master's Degree
7 10 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
8 7 (0.12%) MCPD
9 6 (0.11%) AWS Certification
9 6 (0.11%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.071%) PMI Certification
11 3 (0.053%) MCSD
11 3 (0.053%) Sun Certification
12 2 (0.035%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.035%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.035%) PhD
13 1 (0.018%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 276 (4.90%) QA
2 25 (0.44%) WCAG
3 17 (0.30%) SLA
4 15 (0.27%) GCP
4 15 (0.27%) GDPR
5 12 (0.21%) WAI
6 6 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
7 5 (0.089%) PMO
8 3 (0.053%) Disclosure Scotland
8 3 (0.053%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.018%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 374 (6.64%) Docker
2 82 (1.46%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (0.23%) HDFS
4 6 (0.11%) Varnish
5 4 (0.071%) VirtualBox
5 4 (0.071%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (0.053%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 119 (2.11%) Kubernetes
2 69 (1.22%) Terraform
3 63 (1.12%) Docker Swarm
4 61 (1.08%) Ansible
5 48 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
6 14 (0.25%) Puppet
7 11 (0.20%) Kibana
8 9 (0.16%) cPanel
9 8 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
10 6 (0.11%) Mesos
10 6 (0.11%) Salt
11 5 (0.089%) Nagios
12 4 (0.071%) logstash
12 4 (0.071%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.053%) TeamSite
14 2 (0.035%) Consul
14 2 (0.035%) Grafana
14 2 (0.035%) Hadoop YARN
14 2 (0.035%) Rancher
15 1 (0.018%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 315 (5.59%) Adobe
2 314 (5.57%) Microsoft
3 221 (3.92%) Google
4 102 (1.81%) Oracle
5 64 (1.14%) Twitter
6 63 (1.12%) Xamarin
7 46 (0.82%) Capita
8 36 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
9 31 (0.55%) SAP
10 28 (0.50%) Tableau
11 27 (0.48%) Sitecore
12 26 (0.46%) Cadence
13 23 (0.41%) Zend
14 20 (0.35%) Blue Prism
14 20 (0.35%) Facebook
15 18 (0.32%) Atlassian
15 18 (0.32%) hybris
15 18 (0.32%) IBM
16 17 (0.30%) Apple
16 17 (0.30%) Red Hat