Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
UK
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 88 101
Rank change year-on-year -1 +13 +23
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 6058 5853 6079
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.36% 3.15% 2.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.74% 3.52% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5378 5177 5499
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

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 162001 166293 190317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.94% 89.45% 88.90%
Number of salaries quoted 128391 137865 157487
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,094 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.71% - +6.25%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -2 5776 £45,000 - 542
UK excluding London +22 3238 £40,000 +6.67% 304
London -8 2715 £57,500 +9.52% 259
South East +31 1118 £45,000 +12.50% 74
North of England +50 880 £37,500 +7.14% 107
Midlands +15 524 £32,500 -7.14% 59
North West +10 484 £38,500 +6.94% 60
Yorkshire +82 367 £35,000 - 45
West Midlands +16 352 £32,500 -7.14% 32
South West -7 324 £41,500 +10.67% 25
East of England -40 226 £45,000 +20.00% 18
East Midlands +39 181 £32,500 -14.47% 27
Scotland -41 120 £44,000 +10.00% 16
Wales +5 57 £35,000 - 4
North East -22 29 £35,000 +13.77% 2
Northern Ireland -20 10 £30,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 5214 (86.07%) JavaScript
2 4759 (78.56%) HTML
3 4709 (77.73%) CSS
4 3059 (50.50%) AngularJS
5 2504 (41.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2493 (41.15%) HTML5
7 2100 (34.66%) jQuery
8 2023 (33.39%) React
9 1913 (31.58%) CSS3
10 1583 (26.13%) Web Development
10 1583 (26.13%) User Experience
11 1378 (22.75%) Sass
12 1366 (22.55%) Node.js
13 1285 (21.21%) Git (software)
14 1249 (20.62%) PHP
15 974 (16.08%) .NET
16 935 (15.43%) Java
17 918 (15.15%) MVC
18 906 (14.96%) Finance
19 899 (14.84%) TDD
20 891 (14.71%) C#
21 842 (13.90%) Scrum
22 698 (11.52%) E-Commerce
23 668 (11.03%) OO
23 668 (11.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 653 (10.78%) SQL
25 580 (9.57%) LESS
26 575 (9.49%) Responsive Web Design
27 568 (9.38%) MySQL
28 566 (9.34%) Degree

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
1 393 (6.49%) CMS
2 349 (5.76%) WordPress
3 159 (2.62%) Apache
4 157 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
5 103 (1.70%) Drupal
6 91 (1.50%) Umbraco
7 71 (1.17%) IIS
8 62 (1.02%) Tomcat
9 57 (0.94%) nginx
10 56 (0.92%) SharePoint
11 48 (0.79%) Confluence
12 47 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
13 46 (0.76%) JBoss
14 37 (0.61%) Apache Spark
15 27 (0.45%) EPiServer
16 15 (0.25%) Kentico
16 15 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
17 13 (0.21%) Ethereum
17 13 (0.21%) ExpressionEngine
18 12 (0.20%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 408 (6.73%) Photoshop
2 224 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 114 (1.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 31 (0.51%) InVision
5 20 (0.33%) InDesign
6 18 (0.30%) GIMP
7 15 (0.25%) FileZilla
8 14 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
9 8 (0.13%) InfoPath
10 7 (0.12%) Chatbot
11 5 (0.083%) Microsoft Office
12 4 (0.066%) Spreadsheet
13 3 (0.050%) Adobe After Effects
13 3 (0.050%) Microsoft Excel
14 2 (0.033%) Adobe Premiere
14 2 (0.033%) HipChat
15 1 (0.017%) Final Cut Pro
15 1 (0.017%) Fireworks
15 1 (0.017%) Inkscape
15 1 (0.017%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 146 (2.41%) Magento
2 35 (0.58%) Payment Gateway
3 32 (0.53%) Shopify
4 28 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.099%) SAP Hybris
6 3 (0.050%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.050%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.033%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.033%) OpenCart
7 2 (0.033%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.033%) osCommerce
7 2 (0.033%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.033%) Sentinel
7 2 (0.033%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.017%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.017%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.017%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 372 (6.14%) Amazon AWS
2 278 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 277 (4.57%) npm
4 188 (3.10%) GitHub
5 179 (2.95%) SaaS
6 52 (0.86%) Google Analytics
7 29 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
7 29 (0.48%) Google Play
8 28 (0.46%) Slack
9 27 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
9 27 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
10 25 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
11 22 (0.36%) Serverless
12 19 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 19 (0.31%) PaaS
13 18 (0.30%) Office 365
14 16 (0.26%) IaaS
15 15 (0.25%) Amazon S3
15 15 (0.25%) Sage Pay
16 14 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 155 (2.56%) Internet
2 115 (1.90%) HTTP
3 28 (0.46%) SMS
4 27 (0.45%) FTP
5 16 (0.26%) SMTP
6 13 (0.21%) AMQP
7 12 (0.20%) SSH
8 10 (0.17%) DNS
9 9 (0.15%) Skype
10 6 (0.099%) Intranet
10 6 (0.099%) Intrusion Detection
11 5 (0.083%) PPP
12 4 (0.066%) Broadband
12 4 (0.066%) Extranet
13 3 (0.050%) VPN
14 2 (0.033%) BGP
14 2 (0.033%) SSL
14 2 (0.033%) Wireless
15 1 (0.017%) RTP
15 1 (0.017%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 568 (9.38%) MySQL
2 500 (8.25%) SQL Server
3 254 (4.19%) MongoDB
4 205 (3.38%) NoSQL
5 147 (2.43%) Relational Database
6 134 (2.21%) Big Data
7 126 (2.08%) Redis
8 95 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
9 74 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
10 59 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 56 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 45 (0.74%) Blockchain
13 40 (0.66%) Hadoop
14 39 (0.64%) Neo4j
15 28 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 26 (0.43%) Power BI
17 25 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
17 25 (0.41%) HBase
18 21 (0.35%) Azure SQL Database
19 19 (0.31%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 1285 (21.21%) Git (software)
2 564 (9.31%) gulp
3 485 (8.01%) Grunt
4 399 (6.59%) webpack
5 274 (4.52%) Jasmine
6 241 (3.98%) JIRA
7 227 (3.75%) Subversion
8 157 (2.59%) Selenium
9 153 (2.53%) Jenkins
10 152 (2.51%) Visual Studio
11 132 (2.18%) Karma Test Runner
12 118 (1.95%) Mocha
13 116 (1.91%) Protractor
14 110 (1.82%) Bower
15 99 (1.63%) TeamCity
16 94 (1.55%) Babel
17 80 (1.32%) Bitbucket
18 77 (1.27%) Maven
19 65 (1.07%) JUnit
20 50 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 906 (14.96%) Finance
2 501 (8.27%) Marketing
3 409 (6.75%) Retail
4 282 (4.66%) Advertising
5 249 (4.11%) Games
6 241 (3.98%) Banking
7 154 (2.54%) Telecoms
8 90 (1.49%) Electronics
9 85 (1.40%) Manufacturing
10 72 (1.19%) Investment Banking
11 70 (1.16%) Legal
12 55 (0.91%) Automotive
13 52 (0.86%) Multimedia
14 50 (0.83%) Publishing
15 43 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
16 40 (0.66%) Law
17 38 (0.63%) Retail Banking
18 30 (0.50%) Front Office
19 24 (0.40%) Financial Institution
20 22 (0.36%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5570 (91.94%) Developer
2 3654 (60.32%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1438 (23.74%) JavaScript Developer
4 937 (15.47%) Senior Developer
5 734 (12.12%) HTML Developer
6 695 (11.47%) Angular Developer
7 643 (10.61%) Web Developer
8 639 (10.55%) HTML CSS Developer
9 541 (8.93%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 375 (6.19%) PHP Developer
11 338 (5.58%) .NET Developer
12 302 (4.99%) Lead Developer
13 284 (4.69%) Java Developer
14 272 (4.49%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 269 (4.44%) Full Stack Developer
16 265 (4.37%) Junior
17 257 (4.24%) Junior Developer
18 240 (3.96%) C# Developer
19 234 (3.86%) Senior JavaScript Developer
20 215 (3.55%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4759 (78.56%) HTML
2 4709 (77.73%) CSS
3 3059 (50.50%) AngularJS
4 2493 (41.15%) HTML5
5 2100 (34.66%) jQuery
6 2023 (33.39%) React
7 1913 (31.58%) CSS3
8 1378 (22.75%) Sass
9 1366 (22.55%) Node.js
10 974 (16.08%) .NET
11 668 (11.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 580 (9.57%) LESS
13 527 (8.70%) RESTful
14 523 (8.63%) ASP.NET
15 451 (7.44%) Web Services
16 450 (7.43%) REST
17 432 (7.13%) Backbone.js
18 417 (6.88%) Vue (Vue.js)
19 406 (6.70%) Ajax
20 393 (6.49%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 1583 (26.13%) User Experience
2 403 (6.65%) Mobile App
3 399 (6.59%) Greenfield Project
4 358 (5.91%) Computer Science
5 262 (4.32%) Fintech
6 157 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
7 105 (1.73%) Algorithms
8 95 (1.57%) W3C
9 75 (1.24%) Data Structures
10 74 (1.22%) Social Media
11 71 (1.17%) Linux Command Line
12 68 (1.12%) Graphic Design
13 54 (0.89%) Digital Media
14 44 (0.73%) Client/Server
15 43 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
16 41 (0.68%) iPhone
17 39 (0.64%) iPad
18 37 (0.61%) Animation
18 37 (0.61%) e-Learning
19 33 (0.54%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 321 (5.30%) Linux
2 212 (3.50%) Android
3 205 (3.38%) Apple iOS
4 177 (2.92%) Windows
5 73 (1.21%) Unix
6 12 (0.20%) Mac OS X
7 10 (0.17%) Windows Phone
8 9 (0.15%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.099%) CentOS
10 5 (0.083%) CoreOS
10 5 (0.083%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.083%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.066%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.066%) VMS
11 4 (0.066%) Windows Phone 8
12 3 (0.050%) Debian
12 3 (0.050%) Nucleus RTOS
12 3 (0.050%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.017%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.017%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2504 (41.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1583 (26.13%) Web Development
3 918 (15.15%) MVC
4 899 (14.84%) TDD
5 842 (13.90%) Scrum
6 698 (11.52%) E-Commerce
7 668 (11.03%) OO
8 575 (9.49%) Responsive Web Design
9 516 (8.52%) Software Engineering
10 510 (8.42%) Continuous Integration
11 455 (7.51%) Unit Testing
12 424 (7.00%) Test Automation
13 418 (6.90%) BDD
14 329 (5.43%) Mentoring
15 281 (4.64%) OOP
15 281 (4.64%) Web Design
16 279 (4.61%) Open Source
16 279 (4.61%) SDLC
17 278 (4.59%) Analytics
18 260 (4.29%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 5214 (86.07%) JavaScript
2 1249 (20.62%) PHP
3 935 (15.43%) Java
4 891 (14.71%) C#
5 653 (10.78%) SQL
6 534 (8.81%) ES6
7 315 (5.20%) Python
8 294 (4.85%) TypeScript
9 222 (3.66%) Ruby
10 121 (2.00%) T-SQL
11 97 (1.60%) C++
12 73 (1.21%) Groovy
13 68 (1.12%) ECMAScript
14 60 (0.99%) Scala
15 51 (0.84%) C
16 46 (0.76%) Go
17 39 (0.64%) Bash Shell
18 37 (0.61%) PHP 5
19 33 (0.54%) Objective-C
20 25 (0.41%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 566 (9.34%) Degree
2 180 (2.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 45 (0.74%) Security Cleared
4 36 (0.59%) SC Cleared
5 30 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
6 14 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
6 14 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (0.18%) Master's Degree
8 7 (0.12%) ISEB
8 7 (0.12%) ISTQB
8 7 (0.12%) MBA
9 5 (0.083%) PhD
9 5 (0.083%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.050%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.050%) MCSD
11 2 (0.033%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.033%) MCAD
11 2 (0.033%) MCPD
11 2 (0.033%) PMP
12 1 (0.017%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 260 (4.29%) QA
2 39 (0.64%) WCAG
3 10 (0.17%) WAI
4 6 (0.099%) GCP
5 5 (0.083%) SLA
6 4 (0.066%) GDPR
7 2 (0.033%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.017%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 325 (5.36%) Docker
2 7 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.083%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.083%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.066%) HDFS
5 3 (0.050%) VirtualBox
6 2 (0.033%) LXC
6 2 (0.033%) vSphere
7 1 (0.017%) Cygwin
7 1 (0.017%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 63 (1.04%) Kubernetes
2 45 (0.74%) Puppet
3 41 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
4 32 (0.53%) Ansible
5 18 (0.30%) Terraform
6 12 (0.20%) Mesos
7 8 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
8 6 (0.099%) Capistrano
9 5 (0.083%) Kibana
10 4 (0.066%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (0.066%) Marathon
10 4 (0.066%) Nagios
10 4 (0.066%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 4 (0.066%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.050%) Grafana
11 3 (0.050%) logstash
11 3 (0.050%) Salt
12 2 (0.033%) Plesk
12 2 (0.033%) Prometheus
12 2 (0.033%) rkt
Vendors
1 349 (5.76%) Microsoft
2 322 (5.32%) Google
3 290 (4.79%) Adobe
4 101 (1.67%) Oracle
5 78 (1.29%) SAP
6 75 (1.24%) Twitter
7 70 (1.16%) Zend
8 65 (1.07%) Sitecore
9 36 (0.59%) Facebook
9 36 (0.59%) Xamarin
10 34 (0.56%) Sybase
11 33 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
12 32 (0.53%) Perforce
13 30 (0.50%) CA Agile Central
13 30 (0.50%) Tableau
14 29 (0.48%) Capita
15 28 (0.46%) Apple
16 21 (0.35%) hybris
17 19 (0.31%) Cognos
18 17 (0.28%) Atlassian