Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 92 84 91
Rank change year-on-year -8 +7 +8
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 5,068 6,011 5,577
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.35% 3.46% 3.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.65% 3.76% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4,294 5,367 4,970
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +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 138,851 159,672 161,947
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.68% 91.80% 91.33%
Number of salaries quoted 109,503 128,276 133,965
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -5 4,718 £50,000 +7.53% 1,236
UK excluding London +1 2,657 £42,500 +6.25% 764
London -1 2,339 £62,500 +4.17% 522
South East -12 841 £45,000 - 177
North of England -10 662 £42,500 +18.06% 229
North West -6 364 £45,000 +20.00% 146
East of England +68 320 £45,000 - 71
Midlands -44 284 £37,500 +15.38% 148
Yorkshire -10 267 £40,000 +14.29% 63
South West -5 251 £40,000 -5.88% 89
Scotland +46 195 £50,000 +11.11% 22
West Midlands -44 174 £35,000 +7.69% 83
East Midlands -22 109 £37,500 +15.38% 65
Wales +25 70 £37,500 +7.14% 21
North East +14 31 £40,000 +33.33% 20
Northern Ireland +9 31 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Channel Islands - 1 £42,500 -
Isle of Man - 1 £67,500 -

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 4,176 (82.40%) JavaScript
2 3,465 (68.37%) HTML
3 3,418 (67.44%) CSS
4 2,318 (45.74%) AngularJS
5 2,161 (42.64%) Agile Software Development
6 1,906 (37.61%) React
7 1,674 (33.03%) HTML5
8 1,247 (24.61%) CSS3
9 1,232 (24.31%) Git (software)
10 1,231 (24.29%) User Experience
11 1,176 (23.20%) jQuery
12 1,053 (20.78%) Sass
13 986 (19.46%) Web Development
14 970 (19.14%) Node.js
15 925 (18.25%) C#
16 907 (17.90%) .NET
17 847 (16.71%) TDD
18 747 (14.74%) ES6
19 730 (14.40%) Software Engineering
20 706 (13.93%) Vue.js
21 693 (13.67%) Java
22 682 (13.46%) Scrum
23 658 (12.98%) PHP
24 637 (12.57%) Finance
25 631 (12.45%) SQL
26 607 (11.98%) Redux
27 586 (11.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
28 568 (11.21%) MVC
29 554 (10.93%) webpack
30 552 (10.89%) RESTful

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
1 344 (6.79%) CMS
2 166 (3.28%) WordPress
3 151 (2.98%) Elasticsearch
4 108 (2.13%) Confluence
5 100 (1.97%) Apache
6 94 (1.85%) Umbraco
7 67 (1.32%) Drupal
8 62 (1.22%) IIS
9 59 (1.16%) SharePoint
10 42 (0.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 38 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
12 36 (0.71%) Tomcat
13 31 (0.61%) Kentico
14 28 (0.55%) nginx
15 27 (0.53%) Ethereum
16 22 (0.43%) EPiServer
17 20 (0.39%) Apache Solr
17 20 (0.39%) JBoss
18 17 (0.34%) Apache Spark
19 13 (0.26%) Marvel
Applications
1 235 (4.64%) Photoshop
2 105 (2.07%) Adobe Illustrator
3 37 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 36 (0.71%) InVision
5 14 (0.28%) Microsoft Office
6 12 (0.24%) Adobe After Effects
7 11 (0.22%) Chatbot
8 9 (0.18%) Flinto
8 9 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
9 7 (0.14%) Fireworks
9 7 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
10 6 (0.12%) InDesign
11 5 (0.099%) GIMP
12 4 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
13 3 (0.059%) Adobe Premiere
13 3 (0.059%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 2 (0.039%) Final Cut Pro
14 2 (0.039%) MS Visio
14 2 (0.039%) Snapchat
Business Applications
1 106 (2.09%) Magento
2 49 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 24 (0.47%) Shopify
4 23 (0.45%) Actimize
5 15 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
6 9 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
7 8 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
7 8 (0.16%) Eloqua
8 7 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
9 5 (0.099%) WebTrends
10 4 (0.079%) SAP Business One
10 4 (0.079%) SAP Hybris
11 2 (0.039%) Ripple
12 1 (0.020%) NetSuite
12 1 (0.020%) SAP Business ByDesign
12 1 (0.020%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 457 (9.02%) Amazon AWS
2 354 (6.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 229 (4.52%) npm
4 176 (3.47%) SaaS
5 153 (3.02%) GitHub
6 84 (1.66%) Serverless
7 69 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
8 50 (0.99%) Office 365
9 37 (0.73%) Yarn
10 32 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
10 32 (0.63%) Dynamics 365
11 31 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
11 31 (0.61%) Google Analytics
11 31 (0.61%) Heroku
11 31 (0.61%) PaaS
12 28 (0.55%) Amazon S3
13 21 (0.41%) Azure Data Factory
14 17 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
15 16 (0.32%) IaaS
16 11 (0.22%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 129 (2.55%) Internet
2 85 (1.68%) HTTP
3 28 (0.55%) Intranet
4 16 (0.32%) DNS
5 14 (0.28%) AMQP
6 12 (0.24%) FTP
6 12 (0.24%) SSH
7 11 (0.22%) SSL
8 9 (0.18%) iBeacon
8 9 (0.18%) SMS
8 9 (0.18%) Wireless
9 7 (0.14%) HTTPS
10 6 (0.12%) Broadband
11 5 (0.099%) MQTT
11 5 (0.099%) Network Security
12 3 (0.059%) Bluetooth
12 3 (0.059%) Extranet
12 3 (0.059%) NFC
13 2 (0.039%) Radio Access Network
13 2 (0.039%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 412 (8.13%) SQL Server
2 384 (7.58%) MySQL
3 214 (4.22%) NoSQL
4 209 (4.12%) MongoDB
5 153 (3.02%) PostgreSQL
6 128 (2.53%) Relational Database
7 120 (2.37%) Big Data
8 108 (2.13%) Redis
9 67 (1.32%) Blockchain
10 60 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
11 54 (1.07%) Hadoop
12 35 (0.69%) RDBMS
13 33 (0.65%) Azure SQL Database
14 28 (0.55%) HBase
15 22 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 22 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 21 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
16 21 (0.41%) MariaDB
17 19 (0.37%) Apache Hive
17 19 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1,232 (24.31%) Git (software)
2 554 (10.93%) webpack
3 438 (8.64%) gulp
4 274 (5.41%) Grunt
5 253 (4.99%) JIRA
6 203 (4.01%) Visual Studio
7 187 (3.69%) Jenkins
8 184 (3.63%) Jasmine
9 143 (2.82%) Subversion
10 93 (1.84%) Mocha
11 92 (1.82%) Karma Test Runner
12 83 (1.64%) Babel
12 83 (1.64%) Selenium
13 79 (1.56%) Maven
14 76 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
15 59 (1.16%) Cucumber
16 56 (1.10%) TeamCity
17 48 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 48 (0.95%) Bitbucket
18 38 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 637 (12.57%) Finance
2 285 (5.62%) Marketing
3 278 (5.49%) Retail
4 243 (4.79%) Banking
5 182 (3.59%) Games
6 86 (1.70%) Advertising
7 71 (1.40%) Automotive
8 70 (1.38%) Telecoms
9 56 (1.10%) Investment Banking
10 55 (1.09%) Legal
11 53 (1.05%) Law
12 49 (0.97%) Front Office
13 48 (0.95%) Publishing
14 38 (0.75%) Manufacturing
15 17 (0.34%) Financial Institution
16 15 (0.30%) Multimedia
17 13 (0.26%) Military
17 13 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
18 12 (0.24%) Billing
19 8 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4,519 (89.17%) Developer
2 3,104 (61.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 936 (18.47%) JavaScript Developer
4 798 (15.75%) Senior Developer
5 547 (10.79%) React Developer
6 529 (10.44%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 374 (7.38%) HTML Developer
8 373 (7.36%) Angular Developer
9 347 (6.85%) Web Developer
10 304 (6.00%) HTML CSS Developer
11 271 (5.35%) .NET Developer
12 249 (4.91%) Software Developer
13 246 (4.85%) C# Developer
14 230 (4.54%) Lead Developer
15 215 (4.24%) Full Stack Developer
16 206 (4.06%) Java Developer
17 195 (3.85%) Software Engineer
18 187 (3.69%) Junior
19 181 (3.57%) Junior Developer
20 155 (3.06%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,465 (68.37%) HTML
2 3,418 (67.44%) CSS
3 2,318 (45.74%) AngularJS
4 1,906 (37.61%) React
5 1,674 (33.03%) HTML5
6 1,247 (24.61%) CSS3
7 1,176 (23.20%) jQuery
8 1,053 (20.78%) Sass
9 970 (19.14%) Node.js
10 907 (17.90%) .NET
11 706 (13.93%) Vue.js
12 607 (11.98%) Redux
13 586 (11.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 552 (10.89%) RESTful
15 477 (9.41%) Web Services
16 470 (9.27%) ASP.NET
17 428 (8.45%) REST
18 388 (7.66%) LESS
19 351 (6.93%) Angular 2
20 316 (6.24%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1,231 (24.29%) User Experience
2 433 (8.54%) Greenfield Project
3 365 (7.20%) Fintech
4 257 (5.07%) Mobile App
5 173 (3.41%) Self-Motivation
6 162 (3.20%) Analytical Skills
7 78 (1.54%) Algorithms
8 70 (1.38%) Data Structures
9 68 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
10 57 (1.12%) Social Media
11 50 (0.99%) Robotics
12 47 (0.93%) Graphic Design
13 40 (0.79%) W3C
14 34 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 31 (0.61%) Virtual Team
16 28 (0.55%) Animation
17 27 (0.53%) Blog
18 26 (0.51%) Digital Media
19 25 (0.49%) Bitcoin
19 25 (0.49%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 269 (5.31%) Linux
2 119 (2.35%) Android
3 116 (2.29%) Windows
4 108 (2.13%) Apple iOS
5 31 (0.61%) Unix
6 23 (0.45%) Windows Server
7 18 (0.36%) Windows 10
8 14 (0.28%) CentOS
8 14 (0.28%) VMS
9 12 (0.24%) Ubuntu
10 11 (0.22%) Debian
11 10 (0.20%) Mac OS
11 10 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (0.14%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.020%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,161 (42.64%) Agile Software Development
2 986 (19.46%) Web Development
3 847 (16.71%) TDD
4 730 (14.40%) Software Engineering
5 682 (13.46%) Scrum
6 568 (11.21%) MVC
7 462 (9.12%) E-Commerce
8 417 (8.23%) Unit Testing
9 405 (7.99%) OO
10 376 (7.42%) Continuous Integration
11 363 (7.16%) Test Automation
12 361 (7.12%) Responsive Web Design
13 346 (6.83%) Problem-Solving
14 335 (6.61%) Microservices
15 311 (6.14%) BDD
16 310 (6.12%) DevOps
17 294 (5.80%) Computer Science
18 273 (5.39%) Mentoring
19 264 (5.21%) SDLC
20 244 (4.81%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4,176 (82.40%) JavaScript
2 925 (18.25%) C#
3 747 (14.74%) ES6
4 693 (13.67%) Java
5 658 (12.98%) PHP
6 631 (12.45%) SQL
7 486 (9.59%) TypeScript
8 437 (8.62%) Python
9 168 (3.31%) Ruby
10 83 (1.64%) ES7
11 80 (1.58%) T-SQL
12 70 (1.38%) Java 8
13 69 (1.36%) C++
14 62 (1.22%) Scala
15 50 (0.99%) Perl
16 49 (0.97%) Apple Swift
16 49 (0.97%) Go
17 48 (0.95%) C
18 45 (0.89%) VB.NET
19 43 (0.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 416 (8.21%) Degree
2 178 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 50 (0.99%) Security Cleared
4 42 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 37 (0.73%) SC Cleared
6 32 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
7 16 (0.32%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.14%) TOGAF Certification
9 6 (0.12%) MCPD
10 5 (0.099%) PhD
11 3 (0.059%) HND
11 3 (0.059%) Master's Degree
12 2 (0.039%) CISSP
12 2 (0.039%) CTC Cleared
12 2 (0.039%) ISEB
12 2 (0.039%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.039%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.039%) MCSD
13 1 (0.020%) DBS Check
13 1 (0.020%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 251 (4.95%) QA
2 24 (0.47%) GDPR
3 20 (0.39%) WAI
4 17 (0.34%) WCAG
5 12 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (0.22%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.14%) PMO
8 6 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
9 2 (0.039%) SLA
10 1 (0.020%) Section 508
System Software
1 314 (6.20%) Docker
2 21 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
3 15 (0.30%) Active Directory
4 9 (0.18%) Varnish
5 7 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (0.12%) vSphere
7 3 (0.059%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.059%) HDFS
8 2 (0.039%) etcd
8 2 (0.039%) Firmware
9 1 (0.020%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.020%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 69 (1.36%) Kubernetes
2 54 (1.07%) Ansible
3 25 (0.49%) Marathon
3 25 (0.49%) Mesos
4 22 (0.43%) Kibana
5 19 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
6 18 (0.36%) logstash
7 17 (0.34%) Docker Swarm
7 17 (0.34%) Terraform
8 12 (0.24%) Puppet
9 9 (0.18%) Microsoft Intune
10 4 (0.079%) Consul
11 2 (0.039%) Capistrano
11 2 (0.039%) Grafana
12 1 (0.020%) LiteSpeed
12 1 (0.020%) Nagios
12 1 (0.020%) Prometheus
12 1 (0.020%) Salt
12 1 (0.020%) TeamSite
12 1 (0.020%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 330 (6.51%) Microsoft
2 214 (4.22%) Adobe
3 138 (2.72%) Oracle
4 124 (2.45%) Google
5 62 (1.22%) Sitecore
6 53 (1.05%) Xamarin
7 42 (0.83%) Atlassian
8 41 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
9 37 (0.73%) SAP
10 36 (0.71%) Zend
11 22 (0.43%) Tableau
11 22 (0.43%) Twitter
12 21 (0.41%) Software AG
13 20 (0.39%) Blue Prism
13 20 (0.39%) Cypress Semiconductor
13 20 (0.39%) Facebook
14 18 (0.36%) Rackspace
15 17 (0.34%) IBM
16 15 (0.30%) Terracotta
16 15 (0.30%) WooCommerce