Period
to 26 February 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 26 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
UK
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 82 94 86
Rank change year-on-year +12 -8 +4
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 4,428 5,014 6,134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.60% 3.31% 3.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.91% 3.59% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3,792 4,233 5,485
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% +6.67%

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 113,176 139,595 161,664
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.92% 92.23% 92.20%
Number of salaries quoted 89,768 110,325 131,818
UK median annual salary £53,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.90% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £80,000
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 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 26 February 2020.

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 26 February 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 +8 3,997 £55,000 +10.00% 1,120
UK excluding London +17 2,375 £45,000 +2.27% 787
London -1 1,902 £65,000 +4.00% 422
South East +16 805 £50,000 +11.11% 151
North of England +6 515 £45,000 +5.88% 252
North West +18 311 £47,500 +5.56% 153
Midlands +40 305 £42,500 +13.33% 97
South West +22 269 £40,000 +0.63% 106
Scotland +15 177 £45,000 -5.26% 45
West Midlands +43 176 £45,000 +20.00% 52
Yorkshire -7 175 £40,000 -1.23% 75
East of England -17 175 £50,000 +11.11% 91
East Midlands +30 129 £42,500 +6.25% 45
Wales +10 85 £50,000 +33.33% 39
Northern Ireland +20 48 £50,000 - 6
North East +8 29 £47,500 +31.03% 24

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 3,578 (80.80%) JavaScript
2 2,826 (63.82%) CSS
3 2,758 (62.29%) HTML
4 1,955 (44.15%) React
5 1,908 (43.09%) AngularJS
6 1,834 (41.42%) Agile Software Development
7 1,157 (26.13%) HTML5
8 1,050 (23.71%) User Experience
9 1,002 (22.63%) Sass
10 985 (22.24%) Git (software)
11 942 (21.27%) Node.js
12 840 (18.97%) Web Development
13 809 (18.27%) CSS3
14 807 (18.22%) Vue.js
15 750 (16.94%) TypeScript
16 738 (16.67%) jQuery
17 733 (16.55%) .NET
18 702 (15.85%) TDD
19 697 (15.74%) C#
20 676 (15.27%) Finance
21 672 (15.18%) Java
22 633 (14.30%) Software Engineering
23 582 (13.14%) AWS
24 577 (13.03%) ES6
25 575 (12.99%) Redux
26 557 (12.58%) DevOps
27 520 (11.74%) webpack
28 489 (11.04%) Scrum
29 464 (10.48%) PHP
30 446 (10.07%) Docker

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
1 229 (5.17%) CMS
2 126 (2.85%) WordPress
3 53 (1.20%) Confluence
4 49 (1.11%) Drupal
5 40 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
6 35 (0.79%) nginx
7 34 (0.77%) Umbraco
8 33 (0.75%) Apache
9 30 (0.68%) EPiServer
10 26 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
11 25 (0.56%) Apache Spark
12 20 (0.45%) Tomcat
13 16 (0.36%) SAS
14 15 (0.34%) IIS
15 14 (0.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 13 (0.29%) SharePoint
17 8 (0.18%) Apache Airflow
17 8 (0.18%) JBoss
18 7 (0.16%) Ethereum
18 7 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 147 (3.32%) Photoshop
2 61 (1.38%) Sketch
3 60 (1.36%) Adobe Illustrator
4 52 (1.17%) Adobe XD
5 39 (0.88%) Zeplin
6 38 (0.86%) InVision
7 31 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 30 (0.68%) Chatbot
9 10 (0.23%) Figma
10 9 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
11 8 (0.18%) Fireworks
12 6 (0.14%) GIMP
13 5 (0.11%) InDesign
14 3 (0.068%) Microsoft Excel
15 1 (0.023%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 73 (1.65%) Magento
2 20 (0.45%) Shopify
3 10 (0.23%) CiviCRM
4 8 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
5 5 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
5 5 (0.11%) R3 Corda
6 4 (0.090%) NetSuite
7 3 (0.068%) OpenText MBPM
7 3 (0.068%) StreamServe
8 2 (0.045%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.045%) Odoo
8 2 (0.045%) SAP S/4HANA
9 1 (0.023%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.023%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.023%) SAP Hybris
9 1 (0.023%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 582 (13.14%) AWS
2 412 (9.30%) Azure
3 271 (6.12%) npm
4 193 (4.36%) SaaS
5 185 (4.18%) GitHub
6 125 (2.82%) GCP
6 125 (2.82%) Serverless
7 52 (1.17%) AWS Lambda
8 43 (0.97%) Google Analytics
9 41 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
10 35 (0.79%) Amazon S3
11 33 (0.75%) Yarn
12 30 (0.68%) PaaS
13 23 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
14 21 (0.47%) Amazon ECS
15 20 (0.45%) Azure Functions
16 18 (0.41%) CloudBees
16 18 (0.41%) Heroku
17 15 (0.34%) Azure Machine Learning
18 13 (0.29%) Amazon Cognito
Communications & Networking
1 107 (2.42%) Internet
2 49 (1.11%) HTTP
3 14 (0.32%) DNS
4 12 (0.27%) TCP/IP
5 10 (0.23%) Intranet
6 9 (0.20%) SSH
7 6 (0.14%) HTTPS
8 5 (0.11%) DAB
8 5 (0.11%) Network Security
9 4 (0.090%) Wireshark
10 3 (0.068%) AMQP
10 3 (0.068%) MQTT
11 2 (0.045%) Bluetooth
11 2 (0.045%) SNMP
11 2 (0.045%) SSL
11 2 (0.045%) VoIP
12 1 (0.023%) Broadband
12 1 (0.023%) DOCSIS
12 1 (0.023%) Extranet
12 1 (0.023%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 300 (6.78%) MySQL
2 270 (6.10%) SQL Server
3 121 (2.73%) Big Data
4 93 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
5 92 (2.08%) MongoDB
6 72 (1.63%) NoSQL
7 60 (1.36%) Redis
8 51 (1.15%) Relational Database
9 27 (0.61%) Blockchain
10 24 (0.54%) Cosmos DB
11 23 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 22 (0.50%) Hadoop
13 20 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
14 17 (0.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 16 (0.36%) Amazon RDS
16 13 (0.29%) GIS
16 13 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 12 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
17 12 (0.27%) MariaDB
17 12 (0.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 985 (22.24%) Git (software)
2 520 (11.74%) webpack
3 385 (8.69%) gulp
4 278 (6.28%) Grunt
5 201 (4.54%) Jasmine
6 191 (4.31%) Jenkins
7 157 (3.55%) JIRA
8 131 (2.96%) Bitbucket
9 107 (2.42%) Babel
10 106 (2.39%) Visual Studio
11 79 (1.78%) Mocha
12 72 (1.63%) Karma Test Runner
13 66 (1.49%) Protractor
13 66 (1.49%) Selenium
14 64 (1.45%) Subversion
15 52 (1.17%) GitLab
16 50 (1.13%) TeamCity
17 41 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
18 39 (0.88%) Mercurial
19 38 (0.86%) Maven
General
1 676 (15.27%) Finance
2 254 (5.74%) Marketing
3 200 (4.52%) Retail
4 152 (3.43%) Banking
5 105 (2.37%) Games
6 67 (1.51%) Front Office
7 65 (1.47%) Advertising
8 60 (1.36%) Investment Banking
9 52 (1.17%) Public Sector
10 28 (0.63%) Multimedia
11 27 (0.61%) Telecoms
12 26 (0.59%) Automotive
12 26 (0.59%) Manufacturing
13 25 (0.56%) Financial Institution
14 22 (0.50%) Law
15 19 (0.43%) Legal
16 13 (0.29%) Back Office
16 13 (0.29%) Publishing
17 11 (0.25%) Aerospace
18 10 (0.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3,949 (89.18%) Developer
2 2,676 (60.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 882 (19.92%) Senior Developer
4 755 (17.05%) React Developer
5 668 (15.09%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 608 (13.73%) JavaScript Developer
7 377 (8.51%) Angular Developer
8 257 (5.80%) Full Stack Developer
9 239 (5.40%) Web Developer
10 209 (4.72%) Java Developer
11 199 (4.49%) .NET Developer
12 191 (4.31%) C# Developer
13 187 (4.22%) Senior React Developer
14 183 (4.13%) Lead Developer
15 179 (4.04%) HTML Developer
16 175 (3.95%) Software Engineer
17 155 (3.50%) HTML CSS Developer
18 124 (2.80%) PHP Developer
19 116 (2.62%) UI Developer
20 108 (2.44%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,826 (63.82%) CSS
2 2,758 (62.29%) HTML
3 1,955 (44.15%) React
4 1,908 (43.09%) AngularJS
5 1,157 (26.13%) HTML5
6 1,002 (22.63%) Sass
7 942 (21.27%) Node.js
8 809 (18.27%) CSS3
9 807 (18.22%) Vue.js
10 738 (16.67%) jQuery
11 733 (16.55%) .NET
12 575 (12.99%) Redux
13 430 (9.71%) REST
14 428 (9.67%) RESTful
15 351 (7.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 330 (7.45%) Web Services
17 328 (7.41%) LESS
18 285 (6.44%) ASP.NET
19 237 (5.35%) Angular 2
20 235 (5.31%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 1,050 (23.71%) User Experience
2 394 (8.90%) Greenfield Project
3 324 (7.32%) Mobile App
4 154 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
5 85 (1.92%) Hedge funds
6 72 (1.63%) Derivative
7 71 (1.60%) Self-Motivation
8 69 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
9 66 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 62 (1.40%) Algorithms
11 57 (1.29%) Equities
11 57 (1.29%) Fixed Income
12 56 (1.26%) W3C
13 53 (1.20%) Virtual Team
14 31 (0.70%) Animation
15 30 (0.68%) Data Structures
16 28 (0.63%) Social Media
17 26 (0.59%) Graphic Design
17 26 (0.59%) Robotics
18 23 (0.52%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 263 (5.94%) Linux
2 127 (2.87%) Android
3 115 (2.60%) Apple iOS
4 58 (1.31%) Windows
5 57 (1.29%) Unix
6 26 (0.59%) Mac OS X
7 11 (0.25%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.090%) CentOS
9 3 (0.068%) tvOS
10 2 (0.045%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.023%) Debian
11 1 (0.023%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.023%) VMS
11 1 (0.023%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,834 (41.42%) Agile Software Development
2 840 (18.97%) Web Development
3 702 (15.85%) TDD
4 633 (14.30%) Software Engineering
5 557 (12.58%) DevOps
6 489 (11.04%) Scrum
7 397 (8.97%) Fintech
8 388 (8.76%) Unit Testing
9 379 (8.56%) OO
10 354 (7.99%) E-Commerce
11 349 (7.88%) Continuous Integration
11 349 (7.88%) MVC
12 337 (7.61%) Mentoring
13 324 (7.32%) Problem-Solving
14 314 (7.09%) Microservices
15 312 (7.05%) Responsive Web Design
16 281 (6.35%) Analytics
17 263 (5.94%) Test Automation
18 227 (5.13%) BDD
19 223 (5.04%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 3,578 (80.80%) JavaScript
2 750 (16.94%) TypeScript
3 697 (15.74%) C#
4 672 (15.18%) Java
5 577 (13.03%) ES6
6 464 (10.48%) PHP
7 418 (9.44%) SQL
8 382 (8.63%) Python
9 107 (2.42%) Java 8
10 78 (1.76%) ES7
10 78 (1.76%) Ruby
11 69 (1.56%) C++
12 51 (1.15%) Go
13 44 (0.99%) VB.NET
14 38 (0.86%) T-SQL
15 30 (0.68%) Scala
16 28 (0.63%) Bash Shell
17 23 (0.52%) C
18 22 (0.50%) PL/SQL
19 21 (0.47%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 324 (7.32%) Degree
2 121 (2.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (0.59%) Security Cleared
4 18 (0.41%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
6 5 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
7 4 (0.090%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.068%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.045%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.045%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.045%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.023%) Chartered Engineer
10 1 (0.023%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.023%) PhD
10 1 (0.023%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 188 (4.25%) QA
2 42 (0.95%) WCAG
3 12 (0.27%) WAI
4 9 (0.20%) GDPR
5 3 (0.068%) PMO
6 2 (0.045%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.023%) SLA
System Software
1 446 (10.07%) Docker
2 8 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.045%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.023%) vCloud
4 1 (0.023%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.023%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 207 (4.67%) Kubernetes
2 55 (1.24%) Ansible
3 40 (0.90%) Terraform
4 22 (0.50%) Mesos
5 21 (0.47%) Puppet
6 18 (0.41%) Rancher
7 10 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
8 8 (0.18%) Kibana
8 8 (0.18%) Matomo
9 3 (0.068%) CA Service Virtualization
9 3 (0.068%) cPanel
10 2 (0.045%) Grafana
10 2 (0.045%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.023%) logstash
11 1 (0.023%) Marathon
Vendors
1 168 (3.79%) Adobe
1 168 (3.79%) Microsoft
2 163 (3.68%) Google
3 76 (1.72%) Oracle
4 48 (1.08%) Xamarin
5 38 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
6 36 (0.81%) Sitecore
7 23 (0.52%) Zend
8 15 (0.34%) Atlassian
8 15 (0.34%) Mapbox
8 15 (0.34%) SAP
9 14 (0.32%) IBM
10 13 (0.29%) Apple
10 13 (0.29%) Spotify
11 12 (0.27%) New Relic
11 12 (0.27%) Optimizely
12 11 (0.25%) hybris
12 11 (0.25%) Logi
12 11 (0.25%) Logi Analytics
13 9 (0.20%) Hotjar