Period
to 22 September 2019

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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 90 93 93
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 -10
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 4,640 5,542 5,921
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.34% 3.33% 3.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.62% 3.63% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3,988 4,870 5,228
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +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 128,133 152,793 163,107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.11% 91.76% 92.31%
Number of salaries quoted 100,524 121,643 128,866
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +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 22 September 2019.

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 22 September 2019. 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 -2 4,238 £52,500 +5.00% 1,093
UK excluding London +7 2,522 £45,000 +5.88% 698
London -2 2,042 £65,000 +4.00% 453
South East -8 906 £45,000 - 147
North of England +4 581 £42,500 +6.25% 203
North West +34 405 £45,000 +5.88% 122
South West +9 268 £45,000 +12.50% 99
Midlands -37 236 £40,000 +14.29% 103
East of England +18 202 £45,000 - 88
Scotland +35 189 £45,000 -10.00% 40
West Midlands -28 154 £40,000 +14.29% 54
Yorkshire -56 147 £37,500 -6.25% 65
Wales +56 106 £40,000 - 14
East Midlands -13 77 £37,500 +7.14% 49
Northern Ireland +24 33 £50,000 +29.03% 4
North East +3 29 £37,500 - 16
Channel Islands +6 1 - -
Isle of Man +1 1 £55,000 +4.76%

For the 6 months to 22 September 2019, 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 3,710 (79.96%) JavaScript
2 2,959 (63.77%) CSS
3 2,911 (62.74%) HTML
4 2,058 (44.35%) AngularJS
5 2,052 (44.22%) Agile Software Development
6 1,973 (42.52%) React
7 1,303 (28.08%) HTML5
8 1,086 (23.41%) User Experience
9 1,000 (21.55%) Node.js
10 980 (21.12%) Git (software)
11 920 (19.83%) C#
12 895 (19.29%) Sass
13 883 (19.03%) CSS3
14 853 (18.38%) jQuery
15 766 (16.51%) Software Engineering
16 762 (16.42%) Web Development
17 744 (16.03%) Java
18 740 (15.95%) .NET
19 729 (15.71%) Vue.js
20 716 (15.43%) TypeScript
21 697 (15.02%) TDD
22 687 (14.81%) Finance
23 664 (14.31%) AWS
24 606 (13.06%) ES6
25 593 (12.78%) Scrum
26 592 (12.76%) Redux
27 487 (10.50%) webpack
28 477 (10.28%) DevOps
29 476 (10.26%) Docker
30 474 (10.22%) Python

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
1 271 (5.84%) CMS
2 149 (3.21%) WordPress
3 74 (1.59%) Drupal
4 60 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
5 55 (1.19%) Confluence
6 49 (1.06%) Umbraco
7 28 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 28 (0.60%) Apache
8 23 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
9 20 (0.43%) Ethereum
9 20 (0.43%) SharePoint
10 17 (0.37%) EPiServer
10 17 (0.37%) nginx
11 16 (0.34%) Hyperledger
12 14 (0.30%) IIS
13 13 (0.28%) SAS
14 11 (0.24%) Joomla!
15 10 (0.22%) Apache Spark
16 8 (0.17%) Tomcat
17 7 (0.15%) JBoss
Applications
1 170 (3.66%) Photoshop
2 77 (1.66%) Sketch
3 56 (1.21%) Adobe Illustrator
4 50 (1.08%) Adobe XD
5 46 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 30 (0.65%) InVision
7 13 (0.28%) GIMP
7 13 (0.28%) Zeplin
8 9 (0.19%) Microsoft Excel
9 7 (0.15%) Fireworks
10 6 (0.13%) OmniGraffle
11 5 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
12 4 (0.086%) Adobe Captivate
12 4 (0.086%) Chatbot
12 4 (0.086%) InDesign
12 4 (0.086%) Moqups
13 3 (0.065%) Adobe After Effects
13 3 (0.065%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 2 (0.043%) Figma
14 2 (0.043%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 80 (1.72%) Magento
2 25 (0.54%) Shopify
3 13 (0.28%) WebTrends
4 9 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
5 7 (0.15%) MultiChain
5 7 (0.15%) Quorum
6 4 (0.086%) CiviCRM
6 4 (0.086%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.086%) OpenText MBPM
6 4 (0.086%) R3 Corda
6 4 (0.086%) StreamServe
7 3 (0.065%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.043%) Distributed Ledger
9 1 (0.022%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.022%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.022%) ION MarketView
9 1 (0.022%) nopCommerce
9 1 (0.022%) SDL Web 8
9 1 (0.022%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 664 (14.31%) AWS
2 324 (6.98%) Azure
3 234 (5.04%) GitHub
4 229 (4.94%) npm
5 199 (4.29%) SaaS
6 162 (3.49%) Serverless
7 99 (2.13%) GCP
8 90 (1.94%) AWS Lambda
9 70 (1.51%) Amazon EC2
10 52 (1.12%) Google Analytics
11 45 (0.97%) Amazon S3
12 43 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
13 41 (0.88%) Amazon ECS
14 40 (0.86%) Yarn
15 32 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
16 31 (0.67%) Slack
17 27 (0.58%) CloudFront
18 26 (0.56%) PaaS
19 22 (0.47%) OpenShift
20 20 (0.43%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 93 (2.00%) HTTP
2 85 (1.83%) Internet
3 12 (0.26%) Intranet
4 8 (0.17%) DAB
4 8 (0.17%) VoIP
5 7 (0.15%) HTTPS
5 7 (0.15%) Network Security
5 7 (0.15%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
6 6 (0.13%) DNS
6 6 (0.13%) SSH
7 4 (0.086%) Skype
7 4 (0.086%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.065%) Extranet
8 3 (0.065%) SSL
9 2 (0.043%) AMQP
9 2 (0.043%) Broadband
9 2 (0.043%) CTI
9 2 (0.043%) FTP
9 2 (0.043%) WAN
10 1 (0.022%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 308 (6.64%) SQL Server
2 256 (5.52%) MySQL
3 129 (2.78%) MongoDB
4 105 (2.26%) NoSQL
5 101 (2.18%) Big Data
6 72 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
7 58 (1.25%) Blockchain
7 58 (1.25%) Redis
8 44 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 38 (0.82%) Relational Database
10 37 (0.80%) Amazon RDS
11 31 (0.67%) Amazon Aurora
12 30 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 27 (0.58%) GIS
14 26 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 25 (0.54%) Amazon Redshift
16 24 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 19 (0.41%) SQL Server 2014
18 16 (0.34%) Couchbase
19 13 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 980 (21.12%) Git (software)
2 487 (10.50%) webpack
3 288 (6.21%) gulp
4 235 (5.06%) Jenkins
5 224 (4.83%) Grunt
6 183 (3.94%) Jasmine
7 144 (3.10%) JIRA
8 120 (2.59%) Visual Studio
9 92 (1.98%) GitLab
10 90 (1.94%) Subversion
11 86 (1.85%) Bitbucket
12 80 (1.72%) Babel
13 72 (1.55%) Mocha
13 72 (1.55%) TeamCity
14 67 (1.44%) Karma Test Runner
15 66 (1.42%) Selenium
16 54 (1.16%) Artifactory
17 52 (1.12%) Protractor
18 48 (1.03%) Bower
19 36 (0.78%) Maven
General
1 687 (14.81%) Finance
2 267 (5.75%) Marketing
3 200 (4.31%) Retail
4 126 (2.72%) Banking
5 121 (2.61%) Front Office
6 98 (2.11%) Advertising
6 98 (2.11%) Games
7 58 (1.25%) Law
8 47 (1.01%) Public Sector
9 45 (0.97%) Telecoms
10 34 (0.73%) Automotive
11 31 (0.67%) Back Office
11 31 (0.67%) Multimedia
12 28 (0.60%) Manufacturing
13 27 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
14 25 (0.54%) Legal
15 23 (0.50%) Publishing
16 17 (0.37%) Investment Banking
17 11 (0.24%) Electronics
17 11 (0.24%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4,009 (86.40%) Developer
2 2,765 (59.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 766 (16.51%) Senior Developer
4 656 (14.14%) JavaScript Developer
5 650 (14.01%) React Developer
6 558 (12.03%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 368 (7.93%) Angular Developer
8 242 (5.22%) Web Developer
9 233 (5.02%) Software Engineer
10 221 (4.76%) .NET Developer
11 209 (4.50%) HTML Developer
12 190 (4.09%) C# Developer
13 188 (4.05%) Lead Developer
14 180 (3.88%) HTML CSS Developer
15 161 (3.47%) Full Stack Developer
16 155 (3.34%) UI Developer
17 143 (3.08%) Junior
18 137 (2.95%) Junior Developer
18 137 (2.95%) Senior React Developer
19 135 (2.91%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,959 (63.77%) CSS
2 2,911 (62.74%) HTML
3 2,058 (44.35%) AngularJS
4 1,973 (42.52%) React
5 1,303 (28.08%) HTML5
6 1,000 (21.55%) Node.js
7 895 (19.29%) Sass
8 883 (19.03%) CSS3
9 853 (18.38%) jQuery
10 740 (15.95%) .NET
11 729 (15.71%) Vue.js
12 592 (12.76%) Redux
13 461 (9.94%) Web Services
14 411 (8.86%) RESTful
15 363 (7.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 347 (7.48%) ASP.NET
17 344 (7.41%) REST
18 343 (7.39%) LESS
19 253 (5.45%) JSON
20 215 (4.63%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 1,086 (23.41%) User Experience
2 408 (8.79%) Greenfield Project
3 253 (5.45%) Mobile App
4 135 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
5 105 (2.26%) Self-Motivation
6 103 (2.22%) Derivative
7 101 (2.18%) Fixed Income
8 100 (2.16%) Algorithms
9 61 (1.31%) Hedge funds
10 58 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
11 49 (1.06%) Data Structures
12 45 (0.97%) Robotics
13 31 (0.67%) Renewable Energy
14 30 (0.65%) W3C
15 29 (0.63%) AS400
15 29 (0.63%) iSeries
16 26 (0.56%) Life Science
17 25 (0.54%) Graphic Design
17 25 (0.54%) Social Media
18 21 (0.45%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 224 (4.83%) Linux
2 111 (2.39%) Android
3 97 (2.09%) Apple iOS
4 51 (1.10%) Windows
5 38 (0.82%) Unix
6 11 (0.24%) Ubuntu
7 7 (0.15%) CentOS
8 6 (0.13%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.065%) Debian
9 3 (0.065%) Fedora
9 3 (0.065%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.065%) SUSE
9 3 (0.065%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.043%) tvOS
10 2 (0.043%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.022%) VMS
11 1 (0.022%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,052 (44.22%) Agile Software Development
2 766 (16.51%) Software Engineering
3 762 (16.42%) Web Development
4 697 (15.02%) TDD
5 593 (12.78%) Scrum
6 477 (10.28%) DevOps
7 439 (9.46%) Mentoring
8 396 (8.53%) Fintech
9 364 (7.84%) E-Commerce
10 362 (7.80%) MVC
11 359 (7.74%) Unit Testing
12 348 (7.50%) OO
13 338 (7.28%) Microservices
14 336 (7.24%) Problem-Solving
15 321 (6.92%) Continuous Integration
16 314 (6.77%) Responsive Web Design
17 302 (6.51%) Computer Science
18 277 (5.97%) Analytics
19 269 (5.80%) Test Automation
20 243 (5.24%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3,710 (79.96%) JavaScript
2 920 (19.83%) C#
3 744 (16.03%) Java
4 716 (15.43%) TypeScript
5 606 (13.06%) ES6
6 474 (10.22%) Python
7 452 (9.74%) PHP
8 433 (9.33%) SQL
9 183 (3.94%) C++
10 101 (2.18%) Java 8
11 74 (1.59%) Ruby
12 64 (1.38%) VB.NET
13 62 (1.34%) ES7
14 54 (1.16%) Go
14 54 (1.16%) T-SQL
15 47 (1.01%) PL/SQL
16 44 (0.95%) Apex Code
17 32 (0.69%) C
18 30 (0.65%) Bash Shell
19 25 (0.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 392 (8.45%) Degree
2 167 (3.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (0.60%) Security Cleared
4 18 (0.39%) SC Cleared
5 9 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.13%) DBS Check
6 6 (0.13%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.11%) Master's Degree
7 5 (0.11%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (0.086%) PhD
9 2 (0.043%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.043%) CHECK Team Member
9 2 (0.043%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.022%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.022%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.022%) Novell Certification
10 1 (0.022%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 202 (4.35%) QA
2 15 (0.32%) WCAG
3 13 (0.28%) WAI
4 8 (0.17%) GDPR
5 7 (0.15%) SLA
6 5 (0.11%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.065%) PMO
7 3 (0.065%) Section 508
8 1 (0.022%) PSD2
System Software
1 476 (10.26%) Docker
2 3 (0.065%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.043%) Firmware
4 1 (0.022%) Varnish
4 1 (0.022%) vCloud
4 1 (0.022%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.022%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 171 (3.69%) Kubernetes
2 104 (2.24%) Ansible
3 91 (1.96%) Terraform
4 24 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (0.26%) Marathon
5 12 (0.26%) Mesos
6 11 (0.24%) Puppet
7 10 (0.22%) Matomo
8 8 (0.17%) Rancher
9 6 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
9 6 (0.13%) TeamSite
10 5 (0.11%) Kibana
11 4 (0.086%) Consul
11 4 (0.086%) logstash
12 2 (0.043%) Grafana
12 2 (0.043%) Single Sign-On
13 1 (0.022%) Microsoft Intune
13 1 (0.022%) Nagios
13 1 (0.022%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 188 (4.05%) Adobe
2 186 (4.01%) Microsoft
3 142 (3.06%) Google
4 98 (2.11%) Bloomberg
5 95 (2.05%) Reuters
6 81 (1.75%) Oracle
7 69 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
8 34 (0.73%) Sitecore
9 33 (0.71%) Zend
10 32 (0.69%) Sage
11 24 (0.52%) Xamarin
12 23 (0.50%) Cypress Semiconductor
13 21 (0.45%) SAP
14 20 (0.43%) Apple
15 19 (0.41%) Atlassian
16 17 (0.37%) Intel
17 16 (0.34%) Facebook
18 14 (0.30%) Hotjar
18 14 (0.30%) Logi
18 14 (0.30%) Logi Analytics