Period
to 24 January 2021

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 24 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
UK
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 75 84 92
Rank change year-on-year +9 +8 -8
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 2,568 4,478 5,051
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 4.04% 3.56% 3.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.37% 3.87% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2,779 4,214 4,677
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £76,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - +12.50%

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 58,726 115,779 139,991
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.37% 92.09% 92.25%
Number of salaries quoted 47,329 92,785 111,802
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.52% +2.22% -

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 24 January 2021.

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 24 January 2021. 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 +11 2,286 £52,500 -1.41% 685
UK excluding London +27 1,642 £49,000 +8.89% 477
London -7 810 £65,000 - 253
Work from Home -5 566 £52,500 +5.00% 154
South East +31 524 £50,000 - 78
North of England +17 378 £47,500 +5.56% 151
South West +50 251 £50,000 +25.00% 64
North West +11 222 £50,000 +5.26% 99
Midlands +23 213 £45,500 +7.06% 101
Scotland +19 147 £45,000 - 21
West Midlands +37 145 £50,000 +13.64% 60
Yorkshire +24 133 £45,000 +12.50% 41
East Midlands +18 68 £40,000 - 41
East of England +22 65 £45,000 -7.69% 32
Wales +2 33 £43,500 -13.00% 21
Northern Ireland -5 31 £35,000 -30.00% 8
North East +6 23 £43,500 -8.42% 11
Isle of Man - 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 24 January 2021, 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 2,011 (78.31%) JavaScript
2 1,581 (61.57%) HTML
3 1,569 (61.10%) CSS
4 1,062 (41.36%) React
5 1,041 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
6 883 (34.38%) AngularJS
7 652 (25.39%) User Experience
8 613 (23.87%) HTML5
9 606 (23.60%) TypeScript
10 583 (22.70%) Node.js
11 539 (20.99%) Git (software)
12 486 (18.93%) Sass
13 484 (18.85%) Vue.js
14 422 (16.43%) CSS3
15 389 (15.15%) Redux
16 370 (14.41%) TDD
17 346 (13.47%) Software Engineering
18 332 (12.93%) .NET
19 330 (12.85%) C#
20 327 (12.73%) AWS
21 313 (12.19%) jQuery
22 302 (11.76%) ES6
23 292 (11.37%) Web Development
23 292 (11.37%) PHP
24 286 (11.14%) Scrum
25 282 (10.98%) Java
26 270 (10.51%) Azure
27 266 (10.36%) Finance
28 251 (9.77%) E-Commerce
29 248 (9.66%) Microservices

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
1 143 (5.57%) CMS
2 86 (3.35%) WordPress
3 46 (1.79%) Umbraco
4 40 (1.56%) Confluence
5 29 (1.13%) EPiServer
6 28 (1.09%) Kentico
6 28 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
7 21 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
7 21 (0.82%) IIS
8 19 (0.74%) Headless CMS
9 18 (0.70%) Apache
10 15 (0.58%) Drupal
11 12 (0.47%) SharePoint
12 11 (0.43%) JBoss
12 11 (0.43%) Moodle
13 10 (0.39%) Tomcat
13 10 (0.39%) WebLogic
14 8 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 3 (0.12%) nginx
16 2 (0.078%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 80 (3.12%) Photoshop
2 39 (1.52%) Figma
3 38 (1.48%) Adobe Illustrator
4 35 (1.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 34 (1.32%) Sketch
6 24 (0.93%) InVision
7 21 (0.82%) Zeplin
8 19 (0.74%) Adobe XD
9 12 (0.47%) Chatbot
10 8 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
11 7 (0.27%) GIMP
12 3 (0.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 2 (0.078%) Adobe After Effects
13 2 (0.078%) CINEMA 4D
13 2 (0.078%) Flinto
13 2 (0.078%) InDesign
13 2 (0.078%) Moqups
14 1 (0.039%) Inkscape
14 1 (0.039%) Marvel
14 1 (0.039%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 73 (2.84%) Magento
2 49 (1.91%) Shopify
3 19 (0.74%) nopCommerce
4 5 (0.19%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.16%) Maximo
6 2 (0.078%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.039%) OpenCart
7 1 (0.039%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.039%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 327 (12.73%) AWS
2 270 (10.51%) Azure
3 154 (6.00%) SaaS
4 113 (4.40%) GCP
5 104 (4.05%) npm
6 80 (3.12%) Serverless
7 56 (2.18%) GitHub
8 42 (1.64%) Google Analytics
9 29 (1.13%) Yarn
10 25 (0.97%) AWS Lambda
11 21 (0.82%) PaaS
12 20 (0.78%) Power Platform
13 17 (0.66%) Azure Functions
14 16 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
15 15 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
15 15 (0.58%) Firebase
16 13 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 13 (0.51%) Logic Apps
16 13 (0.51%) Salesforce Service Cloud
17 11 (0.43%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 30 (1.17%) Internet
2 22 (0.86%) HTTP
3 7 (0.27%) Intranet
3 7 (0.27%) RTP
3 7 (0.27%) SSL
4 6 (0.23%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.19%) Broadband
6 4 (0.16%) Skype
7 2 (0.078%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.039%) FTP
8 1 (0.039%) RS-485
8 1 (0.039%) SSH
8 1 (0.039%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (5.72%) MySQL
2 118 (4.60%) SQL Server
3 63 (2.45%) NoSQL
4 50 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
5 43 (1.67%) MongoDB
6 30 (1.17%) Big Data
7 29 (1.13%) Relational Database
8 22 (0.86%) Redis
9 15 (0.58%) Cosmos DB
10 13 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
12 9 (0.35%) Power BI
12 9 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (0.31%) Blockchain
13 8 (0.31%) CouchDB
13 8 (0.31%) Oracle Database
14 7 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (0.27%) Hadoop
15 6 (0.23%) SQL Server 2016
16 5 (0.19%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 539 (20.99%) Git (software)
2 218 (8.49%) webpack
3 126 (4.91%) gulp
4 81 (3.15%) JIRA
5 75 (2.92%) Grunt
6 62 (2.41%) Cypress.io
7 61 (2.38%) Jasmine
8 60 (2.34%) Bitbucket
9 54 (2.10%) Babel
10 46 (1.79%) Karma Test Runner
11 43 (1.67%) Jenkins
12 41 (1.60%) Protractor
13 39 (1.52%) Selenium
14 32 (1.25%) Visual Studio
15 31 (1.21%) Maven
16 30 (1.17%) JUnit
17 24 (0.93%) Storybook
18 21 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
19 20 (0.78%) Gradle
20 19 (0.74%) Mocha
General
1 266 (10.36%) Finance
2 187 (7.28%) Marketing
3 88 (3.43%) Retail
4 81 (3.15%) Public Sector
5 59 (2.30%) Banking
6 57 (2.22%) Games
7 45 (1.75%) Manufacturing
8 44 (1.71%) Telecoms
9 34 (1.32%) Law
10 33 (1.29%) Electronics
11 28 (1.09%) Front Office
12 23 (0.90%) Advertising
12 23 (0.90%) Back Office
13 17 (0.66%) Automotive
14 13 (0.51%) Legal
15 10 (0.39%) Financial Institution
15 10 (0.39%) Investment Banking
16 6 (0.23%) Publishing
17 5 (0.19%) Local Government
17 5 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2,294 (89.33%) Developer
2 1,614 (62.85%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 527 (20.52%) Senior Developer
4 413 (16.08%) React Developer
5 368 (14.33%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 271 (10.55%) JavaScript Developer
7 198 (7.71%) Angular Developer
8 133 (5.18%) Full Stack Developer
9 111 (4.32%) Senior React Developer
10 88 (3.43%) Lead Developer
11 79 (3.08%) HTML Developer
12 76 (2.96%) HTML CSS Developer
12 76 (2.96%) PHP Developer
13 71 (2.76%) Web Developer
14 69 (2.69%) Java Developer
15 68 (2.65%) Software Engineer
16 66 (2.57%) Software Developer
17 63 (2.45%) Designer
18 59 (2.30%) UI Developer
19 54 (2.10%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,581 (61.57%) HTML
2 1,569 (61.10%) CSS
3 1,062 (41.36%) React
4 883 (34.38%) AngularJS
5 613 (23.87%) HTML5
6 583 (22.70%) Node.js
7 486 (18.93%) Sass
8 484 (18.85%) Vue.js
9 422 (16.43%) CSS3
10 389 (15.15%) Redux
11 332 (12.93%) .NET
12 313 (12.19%) jQuery
13 204 (7.94%) RESTful
14 201 (7.83%) REST
15 180 (7.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 166 (6.46%) Jest
17 144 (5.61%) Web Services
18 136 (5.30%) LESS
19 135 (5.26%) React Native
20 122 (4.75%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 652 (25.39%) User Experience
2 198 (7.71%) Greenfield Project
3 162 (6.31%) Mobile App
4 107 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (0.78%) Virtual Team
7 19 (0.74%) Blog
7 19 (0.74%) Self-Motivation
8 18 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 18 (0.70%) Graphic Design
8 18 (0.70%) NHS
9 17 (0.66%) Data Structures
10 16 (0.62%) Hedge funds
11 15 (0.58%) W3C
12 13 (0.51%) Acoustics
12 13 (0.51%) Algorithms
12 13 (0.51%) Smartphone
13 12 (0.47%) e-Learning
13 12 (0.47%) Embedded Systems
13 12 (0.47%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 83 (3.23%) Linux
2 74 (2.88%) Windows
3 55 (2.14%) Android
3 55 (2.14%) Apple iOS
4 20 (0.78%) Unix
5 17 (0.66%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.039%) Debian
7 1 (0.039%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,041 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
2 370 (14.41%) TDD
3 346 (13.47%) Software Engineering
4 292 (11.37%) Web Development
5 286 (11.14%) Scrum
6 251 (9.77%) E-Commerce
7 248 (9.66%) Microservices
8 233 (9.07%) Unit Testing
9 226 (8.80%) DevOps
10 177 (6.89%) Fintech
11 150 (5.84%) Mentoring
12 144 (5.61%) MVC
13 143 (5.57%) Test Automation
14 142 (5.53%) OO
15 138 (5.37%) Continuous Integration
16 136 (5.30%) Analytics
17 122 (4.75%) Computer Science
18 121 (4.71%) BDD
19 120 (4.67%) Problem-Solving
20 117 (4.56%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2,011 (78.31%) JavaScript
2 606 (23.60%) TypeScript
3 330 (12.85%) C#
4 302 (11.76%) ES6
5 292 (11.37%) PHP
6 282 (10.98%) Java
7 205 (7.98%) Python
8 192 (7.48%) SQL
9 42 (1.64%) Go
10 36 (1.40%) Ruby
11 25 (0.97%) C++
12 22 (0.86%) Scala
13 21 (0.82%) ES7
14 20 (0.78%) ES8
15 19 (0.74%) T-SQL
16 16 (0.62%) Kotlin
17 14 (0.55%) C
18 13 (0.51%) VB.NET
19 12 (0.47%) Java 8
19 12 (0.47%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 171 (6.66%) Degree
2 62 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (1.05%) Security Cleared
4 19 (0.74%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.19%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.16%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 4 (0.16%) Postgraduate
7 3 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.078%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.039%) MCP
9 1 (0.039%) PhD
9 1 (0.039%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.039%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (4.21%) QA
2 14 (0.55%) WAI
3 7 (0.27%) WCAG
4 4 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 4 (0.16%) SLA
5 3 (0.12%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.039%) NCSC
System Software
1 217 (8.45%) Docker
2 9 (0.35%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 102 (3.97%) Kubernetes
2 33 (1.29%) Terraform
3 18 (0.70%) Puppet
4 10 (0.39%) Ansible
5 5 (0.19%) Rancher
6 4 (0.16%) MIIS
6 4 (0.16%) Prometheus
6 4 (0.16%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.12%) Grafana
8 2 (0.078%) Kibana
8 2 (0.078%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.039%) logstash
Vendors
1 124 (4.83%) Adobe
2 101 (3.93%) Microsoft
3 97 (3.78%) Google
4 32 (1.25%) SAP
5 31 (1.21%) Sitecore
6 22 (0.86%) Oracle
7 20 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
8 15 (0.58%) Atlassian
9 13 (0.51%) Xamarin
10 11 (0.43%) Sony
11 10 (0.39%) WooCommerce
12 9 (0.35%) IBM
13 6 (0.23%) Facebook
13 6 (0.23%) webMethods
13 6 (0.23%) Zend
14 5 (0.19%) Apple
14 5 (0.19%) Hitachi
15 4 (0.16%) DoubleClick
15 4 (0.16%) Red Hat
15 4 (0.16%) Twitter