Period
to 18 August 2017

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 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 82 115
Rank change year-on-year -4 +33 -2
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 5966 6360 5638
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.37% 3.22% 2.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.75% 3.61% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5228 5636 4799
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +2.67% +4.17% +2.86%

Front End Development is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 159119 175986 191424
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.89% 89.06% 88.11%
Number of salaries quoted 126483 146806 156211
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,723 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 August 2017.

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 18 August 2017. 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 5680 £45,000 - 478
UK excluding London +22 3077 £38,500 +2.67% 249
London -7 2793 £55,000 +4.76% 239
South East +42 1107 £42,500 +6.25% 68
North of England +30 833 £37,500 +7.14% 87
North West +18 467 £37,500 - 48
Midlands +5 438 £32,500 -7.14% 43
Yorkshire +43 337 £35,000 +9.38% 38
West Midlands -19 276 £32,500 -7.14% 23
South West -28 275 £37,500 - 16
East of England -59 220 £45,000 +16.88% 25
East Midlands +60 163 £35,000 -6.67% 20
Scotland +13 134 £40,000 - 5
Wales +27 63 £35,000 +7.69% 5
North East -11 29 £35,000 +10.65% 1
Northern Ireland -7 14 £31,500 +5.00%

For the 6 months to 18 August 2017, IT jobs citing Front End Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 5159 (86.47%) JavaScript
2 4733 (79.33%) HTML
3 4693 (78.66%) CSS
4 3109 (52.11%) AngularJS
5 2610 (43.75%) HTML5
6 2394 (40.13%) Agile Software Development
7 2041 (34.21%) jQuery
8 1874 (31.41%) CSS3
9 1846 (30.94%) React
10 1496 (25.08%) Web Development
11 1457 (24.42%) User Experience
12 1383 (23.18%) Sass
13 1365 (22.88%) Node.js
14 1238 (20.75%) Git (software)
15 1113 (18.66%) PHP
16 984 (16.49%) Java
17 975 (16.34%) TDD
18 948 (15.89%) MVC
19 942 (15.79%) .NET
20 880 (14.75%) C#
20 880 (14.75%) Finance
21 839 (14.06%) Scrum
22 804 (13.48%) OO
23 702 (11.77%) SQL
24 685 (11.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 651 (10.91%) E-Commerce
26 595 (9.97%) LESS
27 583 (9.77%) gulp
28 564 (9.45%) Marketing
29 549 (9.20%) ASP.NET

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
1 404 (6.77%) CMS
2 315 (5.28%) WordPress
3 154 (2.58%) Apache
4 132 (2.21%) Drupal
5 103 (1.73%) Tomcat
6 99 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
7 97 (1.63%) Umbraco
8 81 (1.36%) JBoss
9 80 (1.34%) IIS
10 61 (1.02%) Confluence
11 56 (0.94%) SharePoint
12 37 (0.62%) nginx
13 35 (0.59%) EPiServer
14 32 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 29 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
16 19 (0.32%) Apache Spark
17 16 (0.27%) Apache Solr
18 15 (0.25%) WebSphere
19 12 (0.20%) Jetty
20 11 (0.18%) Joomla!
Applications
1 451 (7.56%) Photoshop
2 220 (3.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 107 (1.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 36 (0.60%) FileZilla
5 31 (0.52%) InVision
6 21 (0.35%) InDesign
7 16 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (0.17%) GIMP
8 10 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
9 5 (0.084%) Adobe After Effects
9 5 (0.084%) Adobe Premiere
9 5 (0.084%) Microsoft Office
10 4 (0.067%) Chatbot
10 4 (0.067%) OmniGraffle
11 2 (0.034%) HipChat
11 2 (0.034%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.034%) Microsoft PowerPoint
12 1 (0.017%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.017%) MS Visio
12 1 (0.017%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 128 (2.15%) Magento
2 34 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 29 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
4 17 (0.28%) Shopify
5 7 (0.12%) SAP Hybris
6 3 (0.050%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.034%) Eloqua
7 2 (0.034%) OpenText MBPM
7 2 (0.034%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.034%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.034%) StreamServe
7 2 (0.034%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.017%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.017%) Optimost
8 1 (0.017%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.017%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.017%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 369 (6.19%) Amazon AWS
2 212 (3.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 208 (3.49%) GitHub
4 142 (2.38%) SaaS
5 38 (0.64%) Adobe Analytics
6 33 (0.55%) Google Analytics
7 30 (0.50%) Office 365
8 29 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
9 25 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
9 25 (0.42%) PaaS
10 12 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 12 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
11 10 (0.17%) IaaS
11 10 (0.17%) Sage Pay
12 9 (0.15%) Google Tag Manager
13 8 (0.13%) Slack
14 7 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 6 (0.10%) Amazon S3
15 6 (0.10%) Azure Data Factory
15 6 (0.10%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 192 (3.22%) Internet
2 113 (1.89%) HTTP
3 40 (0.67%) FTP
4 36 (0.60%) SMTP
5 18 (0.30%) Skype
6 16 (0.27%) SSH
7 15 (0.25%) Intranet
8 13 (0.22%) DNS
9 11 (0.18%) SMS
10 8 (0.13%) VoIP
11 7 (0.12%) BGP
12 6 (0.10%) Wireless
13 5 (0.084%) HTTPS
13 5 (0.084%) SSL
14 3 (0.050%) Extranet
14 3 (0.050%) PPP
14 3 (0.050%) VPN
15 2 (0.034%) AMQP
15 2 (0.034%) Broadband
15 2 (0.034%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 509 (8.53%) SQL Server
2 485 (8.13%) MySQL
3 233 (3.91%) MongoDB
4 205 (3.44%) NoSQL
5 131 (2.20%) Relational Database
6 118 (1.98%) Redis
7 114 (1.91%) Big Data
8 105 (1.76%) Apache Cassandra
9 84 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
10 75 (1.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 74 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 56 (0.94%) Neo4j
13 40 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 37 (0.62%) Power BI
15 35 (0.59%) Hadoop
16 34 (0.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 33 (0.55%) Qlik Sense
18 30 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
19 28 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
19 28 (0.47%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1238 (20.75%) Git (software)
2 583 (9.77%) gulp
3 528 (8.85%) Grunt
4 359 (6.02%) webpack
5 274 (4.59%) Jasmine
5 274 (4.59%) Subversion
6 259 (4.34%) JIRA
7 205 (3.44%) Visual Studio
8 174 (2.92%) Karma Test Runner
9 164 (2.75%) Jenkins
10 158 (2.65%) Maven
11 157 (2.63%) Mocha
12 150 (2.51%) Selenium
13 120 (2.01%) Bower
14 100 (1.68%) Babel
15 98 (1.64%) Protractor
16 93 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
17 88 (1.48%) TeamCity
18 84 (1.41%) JUnit
19 73 (1.22%) Bitbucket
General
1 880 (14.75%) Finance
2 564 (9.45%) Marketing
3 317 (5.31%) Retail
4 243 (4.07%) Banking
5 224 (3.75%) Games
6 192 (3.22%) Telecoms
7 168 (2.82%) Advertising
8 123 (2.06%) Electronics
9 115 (1.93%) Manufacturing
10 90 (1.51%) Investment Banking
11 68 (1.14%) Legal
12 56 (0.94%) Retail Banking
13 52 (0.87%) Publishing
14 46 (0.77%) Law
15 35 (0.59%) Multimedia
16 34 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
17 31 (0.52%) Back Office
18 26 (0.44%) Financial Institution
19 24 (0.40%) Front Office
20 17 (0.28%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5509 (92.34%) Developer
2 3628 (60.81%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1508 (25.28%) JavaScript Developer
4 868 (14.55%) Senior Developer
5 779 (13.06%) HTML Developer
6 641 (10.74%) HTML CSS Developer
7 631 (10.58%) Angular Developer
8 614 (10.29%) Web Developer
9 525 (8.80%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 350 (5.87%) Java Developer
11 319 (5.35%) PHP Developer
12 317 (5.31%) .NET Developer
13 276 (4.63%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 271 (4.54%) Full Stack Developer
15 258 (4.32%) Junior
16 250 (4.19%) Junior Developer
17 247 (4.14%) C# Developer
18 225 (3.77%) Lead Developer
19 210 (3.52%) Software Developer
20 207 (3.47%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4733 (79.33%) HTML
2 4693 (78.66%) CSS
3 3109 (52.11%) AngularJS
4 2610 (43.75%) HTML5
5 2041 (34.21%) jQuery
6 1874 (31.41%) CSS3
7 1846 (30.94%) React
8 1383 (23.18%) Sass
9 1365 (22.88%) Node.js
10 942 (15.79%) .NET
11 685 (11.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 595 (9.97%) LESS
13 549 (9.20%) ASP.NET
14 536 (8.98%) Backbone.js
15 535 (8.97%) RESTful
16 517 (8.67%) Web Services
17 483 (8.10%) JSON
18 467 (7.83%) REST
19 436 (7.31%) Ajax
20 359 (6.02%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 1457 (24.42%) User Experience
2 459 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 421 (7.06%) Greenfield Project
4 347 (5.82%) Mobile App
5 180 (3.02%) Fintech
6 148 (2.48%) Algorithms
7 134 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
8 121 (2.03%) Data Structures
9 103 (1.73%) iPad
10 81 (1.36%) Social Media
11 77 (1.29%) W3C
12 76 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
13 62 (1.04%) Graphic Design
14 59 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
15 43 (0.72%) Animation
16 39 (0.65%) Client/Server
17 37 (0.62%) Digital Media
18 36 (0.60%) iPhone
19 30 (0.50%) Augmented Reality
19 30 (0.50%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 360 (6.03%) Linux
2 246 (4.12%) Apple iOS
3 219 (3.67%) Windows
4 206 (3.45%) Android
5 87 (1.46%) Unix
6 16 (0.27%) Mac OS X
7 11 (0.18%) Ubuntu
8 9 (0.15%) CoreOS
9 8 (0.13%) Mac OS
9 8 (0.13%) Windows Server
10 7 (0.12%) CentOS
10 7 (0.12%) Windows Phone
11 6 (0.10%) Debian
12 5 (0.084%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.067%) Windows Phone 8
13 4 (0.067%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.017%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 2394 (40.13%) Agile Software Development
2 1496 (25.08%) Web Development
3 975 (16.34%) TDD
4 948 (15.89%) MVC
5 839 (14.06%) Scrum
6 804 (13.48%) OO
7 651 (10.91%) E-Commerce
8 540 (9.05%) Responsive Web Design
9 523 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
10 483 (8.10%) Software Engineering
11 412 (6.91%) Unit Testing
12 333 (5.58%) BDD
13 321 (5.38%) Web Design
14 307 (5.15%) Mentoring
15 299 (5.01%) OOP
16 293 (4.91%) Test Automation
17 271 (4.54%) Business Intelligence
18 265 (4.44%) Kanban
19 262 (4.39%) Analytics
20 248 (4.16%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
Programming Languages
1 5159 (86.47%) JavaScript
2 1113 (18.66%) PHP
3 984 (16.49%) Java
4 880 (14.75%) C#
5 702 (11.77%) SQL
6 493 (8.26%) ES6
7 265 (4.44%) TypeScript
8 250 (4.19%) Python
9 201 (3.37%) Ruby
10 155 (2.60%) T-SQL
11 113 (1.89%) Groovy
12 99 (1.66%) C++
13 70 (1.17%) Scala
14 68 (1.14%) ECMAScript
15 66 (1.11%) Objective-C
16 63 (1.06%) Go
17 55 (0.92%) Apple Swift
18 52 (0.87%) C
19 36 (0.60%) VBScript
20 33 (0.55%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 517 (8.67%) Degree
2 204 (3.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 31 (0.52%) Security Cleared
4 23 (0.39%) SC Cleared
5 22 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (0.18%) DBS Check
6 11 (0.18%) Master's Degree
6 11 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
7 9 (0.15%) ISTQB
7 9 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 8 (0.13%) ISEB
9 7 (0.12%) MCP
10 5 (0.084%) PhD
11 3 (0.050%) HNC
11 3 (0.050%) HND
11 3 (0.050%) MCSD
12 2 (0.034%) MBA
12 2 (0.034%) MCAD
12 2 (0.034%) MCPD
12 2 (0.034%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 291 (4.88%) QA
2 18 (0.30%) WCAG
3 8 (0.13%) WAI
4 4 (0.067%) GDPR
4 4 (0.067%) SLA
5 3 (0.050%) PMO
6 1 (0.017%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.017%) GCP
6 1 (0.017%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.017%) MiFID
6 1 (0.017%) Section 508
System Software
1 247 (4.14%) Docker
2 9 (0.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (0.12%) LXC
4 7 (0.12%) Varnish
4 7 (0.12%) vSphere
5 6 (0.10%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.050%) iptables
7 2 (0.034%) HDFS
7 2 (0.034%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.017%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 40 (0.67%) Ansible
2 38 (0.64%) Kubernetes
3 31 (0.52%) Puppet
4 24 (0.40%) Terraform
5 22 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (0.20%) Kibana
7 11 (0.18%) Grafana
8 7 (0.12%) Prometheus
8 7 (0.12%) rkt
9 5 (0.084%) logstash
10 4 (0.067%) Capistrano
10 4 (0.067%) StatsD
11 3 (0.050%) CloudForms
11 3 (0.050%) SELinux
11 3 (0.050%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (0.034%) cPanel
12 2 (0.034%) Marathon
12 2 (0.034%) Nagios
12 2 (0.034%) Plesk
12 2 (0.034%) Salt
Vendors
1 373 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 345 (5.78%) Adobe
3 174 (2.92%) Google
4 136 (2.28%) Oracle
5 109 (1.83%) SAP
6 77 (1.29%) Zend
7 61 (1.02%) Perforce
8 49 (0.82%) CA Agile Central
8 49 (0.82%) Sitecore
8 49 (0.82%) Sybase
9 43 (0.72%) Xamarin
10 39 (0.65%) PayPal
11 36 (0.60%) Cognos
12 34 (0.57%) Tableau
13 32 (0.54%) Facebook
14 31 (0.52%) Twitter
15 29 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
16 18 (0.30%) hybris
17 17 (0.28%) Atlassian
18 12 (0.20%) DoubleClick