Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
UK
6 months to
19 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 64 81 100
Rank change year-on-year +17 +19 -10
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 4,597 3,083 4,635
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 4.47% 3.77% 3.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.80% 4.08% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3,002 2,629 3,958
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £51,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +7.84% +2.00%
75th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £68,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £83,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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 95,829 75,605 132,684
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 93.17% 92.35% 92.32%
Number of salaries quoted 66,597 60,779 105,358
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,371 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,375 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £91,250 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% -

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 +19 4,159 £55,000 - 867
UK excluding London +1 2,226 £47,500 +5.56% 564
London +28 2,098 £65,000 -7.14% 345
Work from Home +5 1,168 £52,500 +0.96% 256
South East +23 826 £50,000 -0.99% 116
North of England -46 381 £47,500 +5.56% 176
South West -9 341 £50,000 +25.00% 77
Midlands +13 318 £45,500 +1.11% 99
West Midlands +12 208 £45,500 +1.11% 63
North West -25 195 £48,750 +8.33% 100
Yorkshire -39 169 £45,000 +8.43% 55
Scotland -3 155 £50,000 +11.11% 29
East of England +1 119 £50,000 -5.21% 52
East Midlands -5 108 £41,500 -2.35% 35
Northern Ireland +3 41 £42,500 -19.05% 6
Wales -31 36 £47,750 +12.35% 9
North East -16 19 £45,000 - 21
Isle of Man - 11 - -

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 3,469 (75.46%) JavaScript
2 2,549 (55.45%) CSS
3 2,506 (54.51%) HTML
4 2,137 (46.49%) React
5 1,990 (43.29%) Agile Software Development
6 1,615 (35.13%) AngularJS
7 1,509 (32.83%) TypeScript
8 1,239 (26.95%) User Experience
9 1,219 (26.52%) Git (software)
10 978 (21.27%) Node.js
11 959 (20.86%) HTML5
12 918 (19.97%) Vue.js
13 840 (18.27%) Sass
14 818 (17.79%) AWS
15 797 (17.34%) Software Engineering
16 782 (17.01%) Social Skills
17 741 (16.12%) Redux
18 675 (14.68%) TDD
19 659 (14.34%) Azure
20 630 (13.70%) CSS3
21 627 (13.64%) Docker
22 621 (13.51%) Web Development
23 615 (13.38%) Finance
24 602 (13.10%) C#
25 586 (12.75%) Scrum
26 578 (12.57%) REST
27 576 (12.53%) ES6
28 569 (12.38%) .NET
29 550 (11.96%) Problem-Solving
30 549 (11.94%) 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
1 251 (5.46%) CMS
2 137 (2.98%) WordPress
3 103 (2.24%) Confluence
4 62 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
5 57 (1.24%) Umbraco
6 51 (1.11%) Sitecore CMS
7 44 (0.96%) EPiServer
7 44 (0.96%) Kentico
8 39 (0.85%) Headless CMS
9 33 (0.72%) IIS
10 25 (0.54%) Apache
11 20 (0.44%) Oracle Coherence
12 17 (0.37%) nginx
12 17 (0.37%) Tomcat
13 12 (0.26%) Drupal
13 12 (0.26%) IBM Domino
14 11 (0.24%) OpenStack
14 11 (0.24%) Traefik
15 10 (0.22%) Moodle
15 10 (0.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 81 (1.76%) Figma
2 80 (1.74%) Sketch
3 78 (1.70%) Photoshop
4 42 (0.91%) InVision
5 35 (0.76%) Adobe XD
6 32 (0.70%) Adobe Illustrator
7 30 (0.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 26 (0.57%) Chatbot
9 25 (0.54%) Zeplin
10 17 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
11 16 (0.35%) MS Visio
12 13 (0.28%) GIMP
13 9 (0.20%) Adobe After Effects
13 9 (0.20%) Campfire
13 9 (0.20%) UXPin
14 7 (0.15%) OmniGraffle
15 6 (0.13%) InDesign
16 5 (0.11%) AutoCAD
16 5 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
16 5 (0.11%) Revit
Business Applications
1 82 (1.78%) Shopify
2 71 (1.54%) Magento
3 21 (0.46%) Distributed Ledger
4 11 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
5 10 (0.22%) nopCommerce
5 10 (0.22%) Primavera
6 6 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.087%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.087%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.087%) SAP Hybris
7 4 (0.087%) WebTrends
8 3 (0.065%) OpenCart
9 2 (0.044%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.022%) OpenText MBPM
10 1 (0.022%) Relativity
10 1 (0.022%) SDL Web 8
10 1 (0.022%) Sentinel
10 1 (0.022%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 818 (17.79%) AWS
2 659 (14.34%) Azure
3 332 (7.22%) SaaS
4 233 (5.07%) npm
5 224 (4.87%) GitHub
6 213 (4.63%) Serverless
7 208 (4.52%) GCP
8 133 (2.89%) AWS Lambda
9 83 (1.81%) AWS CloudFormation
10 81 (1.76%) Amazon S3
11 64 (1.39%) Amazon EKS
12 60 (1.31%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 43 (0.94%) Yarn
14 40 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
14 40 (0.87%) Google Analytics
15 37 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 37 (0.80%) Firebase
15 37 (0.80%) Slack
16 35 (0.76%) Amazon Cognito
17 34 (0.74%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 52 (1.13%) Internet
2 47 (1.02%) HTTP
3 26 (0.57%) Broadband
4 15 (0.33%) DNS
5 9 (0.20%) Intranet
5 9 (0.20%) SSH
6 7 (0.15%) Skype
7 6 (0.13%) RIP
8 4 (0.087%) Wireless
9 3 (0.065%) Asterisk PBX
9 3 (0.065%) DAB
10 2 (0.044%) Extranet
10 2 (0.044%) FTP
10 2 (0.044%) SMS
10 2 (0.044%) WebEx
11 1 (0.022%) ATM
11 1 (0.022%) SMTP
11 1 (0.022%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 275 (5.98%) MySQL
2 260 (5.66%) PostgreSQL
3 241 (5.24%) SQL Server
4 176 (3.83%) MongoDB
5 154 (3.35%) NoSQL
6 139 (3.02%) Relational Database
7 85 (1.85%) Redis
8 64 (1.39%) Amazon RDS
9 53 (1.15%) Big Data
10 47 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 41 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
12 29 (0.63%) Oracle Database
13 28 (0.61%) Blockchain
14 27 (0.59%) Amazon Redshift
14 27 (0.59%) Power BI
15 25 (0.54%) Hadoop
16 20 (0.44%) RDBMS
17 18 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
18 15 (0.33%) Tableau
19 12 (0.26%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 1,219 (26.52%) Git (software)
2 431 (9.38%) webpack
3 253 (5.50%) JIRA
4 213 (4.63%) gulp
5 201 (4.37%) Cypress.io
6 163 (3.55%) Jenkins
7 119 (2.59%) Bitbucket
8 98 (2.13%) Babel
9 92 (2.00%) GitLab
10 90 (1.96%) JUnit
11 81 (1.76%) Grunt
12 72 (1.57%) Storybook
13 71 (1.54%) Jasmine
13 71 (1.54%) Visual Studio
14 70 (1.52%) Mocha
14 70 (1.52%) TeamCity
15 66 (1.44%) Selenium
16 65 (1.41%) Maven
17 49 (1.07%) IntelliJ
18 46 (1.00%) git-flow
General
1 782 (17.01%) Social Skills
2 615 (13.38%) Finance
3 318 (6.92%) Marketing
4 178 (3.87%) Retail
5 174 (3.79%) Games
6 167 (3.63%) Analytical Skills
7 143 (3.11%) Public Sector
8 122 (2.65%) Banking
9 81 (1.76%) Organisational Skills
10 70 (1.52%) Manufacturing
11 65 (1.41%) Advertising
12 63 (1.37%) Telecoms
13 45 (0.98%) Electronics
14 40 (0.87%) Legal
15 36 (0.78%) Publishing
16 28 (0.61%) Financial Institution
16 28 (0.61%) Front Office
16 28 (0.61%) Law
16 28 (0.61%) Wearables
17 27 (0.59%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3,772 (82.05%) Developer
2 2,499 (54.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 815 (17.73%) Senior Developer
4 751 (16.34%) React Developer
5 568 (12.36%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 367 (7.98%) Angular Developer
7 366 (7.96%) JavaScript Developer
8 224 (4.87%) Full Stack Developer
9 218 (4.74%) Software Engineer
10 185 (4.02%) Senior React Developer
11 161 (3.50%) Lead Developer
12 143 (3.11%) .NET Developer
13 139 (3.02%) Web Developer
14 106 (2.31%) HTML Developer
15 94 (2.04%) Java Developer
16 93 (2.02%) PHP Developer
17 85 (1.85%) Backend Developer
17 85 (1.85%) Junior
18 84 (1.83%) HTML CSS Developer
19 82 (1.78%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,549 (55.45%) CSS
2 2,506 (54.51%) HTML
3 2,137 (46.49%) React
4 1,615 (35.13%) AngularJS
5 978 (21.27%) Node.js
6 959 (20.86%) HTML5
7 918 (19.97%) Vue.js
8 840 (18.27%) Sass
9 741 (16.12%) Redux
10 630 (13.70%) CSS3
11 578 (12.57%) REST
12 569 (12.38%) .NET
13 495 (10.77%) RESTful
14 456 (9.92%) Jest
15 427 (9.29%) jQuery
16 352 (7.66%) Web Services
17 346 (7.53%) GraphQL
18 297 (6.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 270 (5.87%) LESS
20 245 (5.33%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 1,239 (26.95%) User Experience
2 312 (6.79%) Greenfield Project
3 281 (6.11%) Mobile App
4 88 (1.91%) Self-Motivation
5 87 (1.89%) Virtual Team
6 80 (1.74%) Data Structures
7 77 (1.68%) NHS
8 75 (1.63%) Algorithms
8 75 (1.63%) Cloud Native
9 73 (1.59%) Blog
10 55 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
11 39 (0.85%) Digital Media
12 35 (0.76%) Video\Live Streaming
13 34 (0.74%) Graphic Design
13 34 (0.74%) Hedge funds
14 32 (0.70%) Wiki
15 31 (0.67%) Online Games
16 28 (0.61%) Social Media
17 27 (0.59%) Animation
18 26 (0.57%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 176 (3.83%) Linux
2 143 (3.11%) Windows
3 135 (2.94%) Android
3 135 (2.94%) Apple iOS
4 36 (0.78%) Unix
5 24 (0.52%) Windows Server
6 7 (0.15%) Mac OS
7 6 (0.13%) tvOS
8 5 (0.11%) Debian
8 5 (0.11%) SUSE
9 3 (0.065%) Mesosphere
10 1 (0.022%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.022%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,990 (43.29%) Agile Software Development
2 797 (17.34%) Software Engineering
3 675 (14.68%) TDD
4 621 (13.51%) Web Development
5 586 (12.75%) Scrum
6 550 (11.96%) Problem-Solving
7 549 (11.94%) Microservices
8 525 (11.42%) DevOps
9 460 (10.01%) Test Automation
10 445 (9.68%) Unit Testing
11 401 (8.72%) Mentoring
12 400 (8.70%) E-Commerce
13 389 (8.46%) Fintech
14 370 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
15 346 (7.53%) Computer Science
16 311 (6.77%) Analytics
17 251 (5.46%) Artificial Intelligence
18 233 (5.07%) MVC
19 225 (4.89%) Visualisation
20 220 (4.79%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3,469 (75.46%) JavaScript
2 1,509 (32.83%) TypeScript
3 602 (13.10%) C#
4 576 (12.53%) ES6
5 546 (11.88%) Java
6 495 (10.77%) Python
7 467 (10.16%) PHP
8 403 (8.77%) SQL
9 130 (2.83%) Go
10 91 (1.98%) Ruby
11 75 (1.63%) Scala
12 69 (1.50%) ES7
13 62 (1.35%) C++
14 60 (1.31%) Kotlin
15 43 (0.94%) Java 8
16 39 (0.85%) C
17 31 (0.67%) Shell Script
18 29 (0.63%) T-SQL
19 26 (0.57%) Bash Shell
20 24 (0.52%) Rust
Qualifications
1 401 (8.72%) Degree
2 163 (3.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 104 (2.26%) Security Cleared
4 93 (2.02%) SC Cleared
5 53 (1.15%) Master's Degree
6 29 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
7 28 (0.61%) PhD
8 11 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 10 (0.22%) SANS
10 4 (0.087%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.087%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (0.087%) MOS
10 4 (0.087%) Numerate Degree
11 3 (0.065%) AWS Certification
12 2 (0.044%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.022%) Chartered Engineer
13 1 (0.022%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 275 (5.98%) Accessibility
2 235 (5.11%) QA
3 41 (0.89%) WCAG
4 20 (0.44%) PMO
5 19 (0.41%) GDPR
6 13 (0.28%) WAI
7 12 (0.26%) Actionable Recommendations
8 6 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (0.065%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.065%) SLA
10 2 (0.044%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.022%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.022%) IEC 62304
11 1 (0.022%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 627 (13.64%) Docker
2 14 (0.30%) Firmware
3 8 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 7 (0.15%) etcd
5 2 (0.044%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.022%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 414 (9.01%) Kubernetes
2 86 (1.87%) Terraform
3 28 (0.61%) Ansible
4 26 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (0.57%) Prometheus
5 25 (0.54%) Istio
5 25 (0.54%) Puppet
6 15 (0.33%) Rancher
7 10 (0.22%) Consul
7 10 (0.22%) Docker Swarm
8 4 (0.087%) Kibana
9 3 (0.065%) Automic
9 3 (0.065%) logstash
10 2 (0.044%) Icinga
10 2 (0.044%) OpenNebula
11 1 (0.022%) Grafana
11 1 (0.022%) Mesos
11 1 (0.022%) MIIS
11 1 (0.022%) OpenView
11 1 (0.022%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 290 (6.31%) Microsoft
2 219 (4.76%) Google
3 202 (4.39%) Adobe
4 98 (2.13%) Oracle
5 58 (1.26%) Sitecore
6 57 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
7 41 (0.89%) SAP
8 36 (0.78%) Spotify
9 35 (0.76%) Atlassian
10 25 (0.54%) Mercator
11 24 (0.52%) BT
11 24 (0.52%) Samsung
12 23 (0.50%) Apple
12 23 (0.50%) WooCommerce
13 20 (0.44%) Autodesk
13 20 (0.44%) Solace
14 19 (0.41%) DoubleClick
14 19 (0.41%) Facebook
14 19 (0.41%) PagerDuty
14 19 (0.41%) Sony