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

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
UK
6 months to
25 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 80 88 93
Rank change year-on-year +8 +5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 1,913 4,610 5,483
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.92% 3.39% 3.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.24% 3.67% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,976 4,305 5,130
Median annual salary £52,250 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.48% +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

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 45,137 125,557 151,176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.42% 92.21% 91.93%
Number of salaries quoted 37,192 98,906 120,203
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,753 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,142 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.20% - +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 October 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 October 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 +10 1,744 £52,500 -4.55% 588
UK excluding London +27 1,152 £47,500 +5.56% 398
London -4 695 £67,500 +3.85% 229
South East +30 369 £50,000 - 86
Work from Home +1 343 £52,500 -4.55% 131
North of England +37 302 £45,500 +1.11% 112
North West +11 166 £50,000 +11.11% 66
South West +35 154 £45,000 - 68
Midlands +60 152 £45,000 +12.50% 65
Yorkshire +109 112 £40,000 - 34
West Midlands +48 97 £50,000 +25.00% 41
Scotland +24 74 £40,000 -11.11% 23
East Midlands +71 55 £37,500 - 24
East of England +39 51 £45,000 - 26
Northern Ireland +15 27 £45,000 -10.00% 9
Wales -12 26 £43,750 +9.38% 9
North East +23 24 £35,000 -6.67% 12

For the 6 months to 25 October 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 1,476 (77.16%) JavaScript
2 1,131 (59.12%) CSS
3 1,114 (58.23%) HTML
4 793 (41.45%) React
5 756 (39.52%) Agile Software Development
6 713 (37.27%) AngularJS
7 439 (22.95%) User Experience
8 417 (21.80%) HTML5
9 415 (21.69%) Git (software)
10 402 (21.01%) TypeScript
11 397 (20.75%) Vue.js
12 385 (20.13%) Node.js
13 320 (16.73%) Sass
14 295 (15.42%) Redux
15 293 (15.32%) CSS3
16 291 (15.21%) .NET
17 279 (14.58%) jQuery
18 278 (14.53%) Software Engineering
19 262 (13.70%) Finance
20 256 (13.38%) C#
21 254 (13.28%) TDD
22 239 (12.49%) Web Development
23 227 (11.87%) AWS
24 212 (11.08%) ES6
25 209 (10.93%) webpack
25 209 (10.93%) PHP
26 206 (10.77%) Java
27 190 (9.93%) E-Commerce
28 181 (9.46%) Unit Testing
29 179 (9.36%) Scrum

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 86 (4.50%) CMS
2 49 (2.56%) WordPress
3 15 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
4 14 (0.73%) Confluence
5 13 (0.68%) Drupal
6 12 (0.63%) Apache
7 11 (0.58%) Moodle
8 10 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 10 (0.52%) Umbraco
9 8 (0.42%) IIS
10 7 (0.37%) EPiServer
11 6 (0.31%) Liferay
11 6 (0.31%) nginx
12 5 (0.26%) Apache Spark
12 5 (0.26%) JBoss
13 4 (0.21%) Orchard CMS
13 4 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
14 3 (0.16%) Headless CMS
14 3 (0.16%) Pachyderm
14 3 (0.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 59 (3.08%) Photoshop
2 31 (1.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 29 (1.52%) Sketch
4 28 (1.46%) Figma
5 25 (1.31%) Adobe Illustrator
6 22 (1.15%) Zeplin
7 11 (0.58%) InVision
8 10 (0.52%) Adobe XD
9 6 (0.31%) Chatbot
10 5 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
11 3 (0.16%) GIMP
11 3 (0.16%) Moqups
12 2 (0.10%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.10%) Inkscape
12 2 (0.10%) Microsoft Excel
13 1 (0.052%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 57 (2.98%) Magento
2 32 (1.67%) Shopify
3 4 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
4 3 (0.16%) Maximo
4 3 (0.16%) NetSuite
4 3 (0.16%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.052%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.052%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.052%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.052%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 227 (11.87%) AWS
2 168 (8.78%) Azure
3 112 (5.85%) npm
4 81 (4.23%) SaaS
5 80 (4.18%) GCP
6 52 (2.72%) Serverless
7 40 (2.09%) GitHub
8 23 (1.20%) Google Analytics
9 21 (1.10%) Yarn
10 18 (0.94%) AWS Lambda
11 17 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
11 17 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
12 15 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
13 14 (0.73%) Amazon S3
14 12 (0.63%) Firebase
15 11 (0.58%) Power Platform
16 10 (0.52%) iTunes
17 6 (0.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 6 (0.31%) Salesforce Service Cloud
18 5 (0.26%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 50 (2.61%) Internet
2 16 (0.84%) Skype
3 11 (0.58%) HTTP
4 7 (0.37%) RTP
5 6 (0.31%) Broadband
5 6 (0.31%) Intranet
6 3 (0.16%) SSH
7 2 (0.10%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.10%) Network Security
7 2 (0.10%) Wireless
8 1 (0.052%) FTP
8 1 (0.052%) SNMP
8 1 (0.052%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (6.17%) MySQL
2 87 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 36 (1.88%) NoSQL
3 36 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
4 30 (1.57%) Big Data
5 27 (1.41%) Redis
6 20 (1.05%) Relational Database
7 18 (0.94%) MongoDB
8 14 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
8 14 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
9 13 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (0.47%) Power BI
11 8 (0.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 8 (0.42%) CouchDB
11 8 (0.42%) MariaDB
12 6 (0.31%) Blockchain
12 6 (0.31%) Hadoop
13 5 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 415 (21.69%) Git (software)
2 209 (10.93%) webpack
3 86 (4.50%) gulp
4 64 (3.35%) Grunt
5 54 (2.82%) Babel
6 51 (2.67%) Jasmine
7 48 (2.51%) JIRA
8 47 (2.46%) Cypress.io
9 46 (2.40%) Bitbucket
10 39 (2.04%) Selenium
11 37 (1.93%) Jenkins
12 35 (1.83%) Karma Test Runner
13 34 (1.78%) Protractor
14 27 (1.41%) Visual Studio
15 23 (1.20%) JUnit
16 22 (1.15%) Maven
17 21 (1.10%) Subversion
18 15 (0.78%) NUnit
19 14 (0.73%) CircleCI
19 14 (0.73%) Mocha
General
1 262 (13.70%) Finance
2 117 (6.12%) Marketing
3 73 (3.82%) Retail
4 54 (2.82%) Games
5 46 (2.40%) Banking
6 38 (1.99%) Law
7 37 (1.93%) Public Sector
8 27 (1.41%) Manufacturing
9 26 (1.36%) Front Office
10 22 (1.15%) Telecoms
11 16 (0.84%) Electronics
12 14 (0.73%) Legal
13 13 (0.68%) Advertising
13 13 (0.68%) Back Office
14 11 (0.58%) Automotive
14 11 (0.58%) Financial Institution
15 10 (0.52%) Retail Banking
16 9 (0.47%) Investment Banking
17 6 (0.31%) Social Housing
18 4 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,722 (90.02%) Developer
2 1,240 (64.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 364 (19.03%) Senior Developer
4 308 (16.10%) React Developer
5 252 (13.17%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 202 (10.56%) JavaScript Developer
7 146 (7.63%) Angular Developer
8 90 (4.70%) Full Stack Developer
9 89 (4.65%) Senior React Developer
10 67 (3.50%) Web Developer
11 59 (3.08%) PHP Developer
12 58 (3.03%) Java Developer
13 52 (2.72%) .NET Developer
13 52 (2.72%) Lead Developer
13 52 (2.72%) UI Developer
14 51 (2.67%) HTML Developer
15 50 (2.61%) E-Commerce Developer
15 50 (2.61%) Software Engineer
16 46 (2.40%) HTML CSS Developer
17 39 (2.04%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,131 (59.12%) CSS
2 1,114 (58.23%) HTML
3 793 (41.45%) React
4 713 (37.27%) AngularJS
5 417 (21.80%) HTML5
6 397 (20.75%) Vue.js
7 385 (20.13%) Node.js
8 320 (16.73%) Sass
9 295 (15.42%) Redux
10 293 (15.32%) CSS3
11 291 (15.21%) .NET
12 279 (14.58%) jQuery
13 172 (8.99%) REST
14 161 (8.42%) RESTful
15 125 (6.53%) Jest
16 112 (5.85%) Web Services
17 109 (5.70%) React Native
18 97 (5.07%) LESS
19 93 (4.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 86 (4.50%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 439 (22.95%) User Experience
2 160 (8.36%) Greenfield Project
3 96 (5.02%) Mobile App
4 71 (3.71%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
6 19 (0.99%) Media Streaming
6 19 (0.99%) Video\Live Streaming
7 17 (0.89%) Data Structures
7 17 (0.89%) Video on Demand
8 15 (0.78%) Hedge funds
8 15 (0.78%) Virtual Team
9 14 (0.73%) W3C
10 13 (0.68%) Derivative
10 13 (0.68%) e-Learning
11 12 (0.63%) Blog
11 12 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 11 (0.58%) Linux Command Line
12 11 (0.58%) SCORM
13 9 (0.47%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 77 (4.03%) Linux
2 36 (1.88%) Android
3 34 (1.78%) Apple iOS
4 31 (1.62%) Windows
5 22 (1.15%) Unix
6 2 (0.10%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.052%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 756 (39.52%) Agile Software Development
2 278 (14.53%) Software Engineering
3 254 (13.28%) TDD
4 239 (12.49%) Web Development
5 190 (9.93%) E-Commerce
6 181 (9.46%) Unit Testing
7 179 (9.36%) Scrum
8 172 (8.99%) Microservices
9 169 (8.83%) DevOps
10 132 (6.90%) Fintech
11 131 (6.85%) Mentoring
12 129 (6.74%) Test Automation
13 120 (6.27%) MVC
14 117 (6.12%) OO
15 112 (5.85%) Responsive Web Design
16 109 (5.70%) Continuous Integration
17 93 (4.86%) Computer Science
18 87 (4.55%) BDD
19 85 (4.44%) Problem-Solving
20 76 (3.97%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,476 (77.16%) JavaScript
2 402 (21.01%) TypeScript
3 256 (13.38%) C#
4 212 (11.08%) ES6
5 209 (10.93%) PHP
6 206 (10.77%) Java
7 165 (8.63%) Python
8 164 (8.57%) SQL
9 32 (1.67%) Go
10 27 (1.41%) Ruby
11 23 (1.20%) Kotlin
12 22 (1.15%) T-SQL
13 20 (1.05%) Scala
14 18 (0.94%) ES7
15 16 (0.84%) C++
16 12 (0.63%) Rust
16 12 (0.63%) VB.NET
17 11 (0.58%) Apple Swift
17 11 (0.58%) Bash Shell
18 10 (0.52%) C
Qualifications
1 127 (6.64%) Degree
2 57 (2.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (0.42%) Security Cleared
4 7 (0.37%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.26%) DBS Check
6 4 (0.21%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.10%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.052%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.052%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.052%) ISEB
8 1 (0.052%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.052%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.052%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.052%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (3.66%) QA
2 3 (0.16%) WCAG
3 1 (0.052%) NCSC
3 1 (0.052%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.052%) PMO
3 1 (0.052%) SLA
System Software
1 141 (7.37%) Docker
2 5 (0.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 74 (3.87%) Kubernetes
2 28 (1.46%) Terraform
3 12 (0.63%) Ansible
4 11 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.37%) Kibana
5 7 (0.37%) logstash
6 6 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.16%) MIIS
8 2 (0.10%) Grafana
8 2 (0.10%) Prometheus
8 2 (0.10%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.052%) Control-M
9 1 (0.052%) Puppet
Vendors
1 79 (4.13%) Adobe
2 76 (3.97%) Microsoft
3 71 (3.71%) Google
4 15 (0.78%) SAP
5 14 (0.73%) Oracle
6 11 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (0.47%) Sony
7 9 (0.47%) Twitter
8 7 (0.37%) Atlassian
8 7 (0.37%) WooCommerce
8 7 (0.37%) Zend
9 6 (0.31%) Autodesk
9 6 (0.31%) Hitachi
9 6 (0.31%) Sitecore
10 5 (0.26%) Apple
11 4 (0.21%) IBM
11 4 (0.21%) MuleSoft
11 4 (0.21%) Telstra
12 3 (0.16%) Facebook
12 3 (0.16%) Pardot