Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 15 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
UK > Wales
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 86 97
Rank change year-on-year +3 +11 -9
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 58 59 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.80% 2.87% 2.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 3.10% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 51 52 64
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £25,375
90th Percentile £50,000 £43,625 £50,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,838 1,906 2,408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 88.79% 92.75% 90.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,479 1,639 2,059
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,650 £56,700 £55,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%

Front End Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Front End Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Development in Wales

Front End Development
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front End Development in Wales.

Salary trend for Front End Development in Wales

Front End Development
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Development in Wales over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Front End Development in Wales

Front End Development
Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. 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
South Wales 0 52 £40,000 +14.29% 25
West Wales +10 3 £40,000 +25.98%
North Wales - 3 £45,000 - 3
Front End Development
UK

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 57 (98.28%) JavaScript
2 52 (89.66%) HTML
3 46 (79.31%) CSS
4 35 (60.34%) HTML5
5 30 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (48.28%) AngularJS
7 23 (39.66%) CSS3
7 23 (39.66%) User Experience
7 23 (39.66%) React
8 20 (34.48%) Web Development
9 19 (32.76%) Git (software)
9 19 (32.76%) Sass
10 18 (31.03%) ES6
11 17 (29.31%) Software Engineering
12 15 (25.86%) TDD
12 15 (25.86%) CMS
12 15 (25.86%) OO
13 14 (24.14%) PHP
13 14 (24.14%) .NET
13 14 (24.14%) JSON
14 13 (22.41%) Node.js
15 12 (20.69%) Scrum
15 12 (20.69%) Finance
15 12 (20.69%) webpack
16 11 (18.97%) gulp
16 11 (18.97%) Redux
16 11 (18.97%) Mentoring
16 11 (18.97%) jQuery
16 11 (18.97%) Continuous Integration
17 10 (17.24%) Vue.js

Front End Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 15 (25.86%) CMS
2 5 (8.62%) WordPress
3 3 (5.17%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.45%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (5.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.52%) npm
2 5 (8.62%) GitHub
3 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) MySQL
2 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.72%) Neo4j
2 1 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.72%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (32.76%) Git (software)
2 12 (20.69%) webpack
3 11 (18.97%) gulp
4 8 (13.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (8.62%) Subversion
6 4 (6.90%) Babel
7 2 (3.45%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.72%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.72%) PhantomJS
8 1 (1.72%) Selenium
8 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (20.69%) Finance
2 8 (13.79%) Marketing
3 4 (6.90%) Banking
4 3 (5.17%) Publishing
5 2 (3.45%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.72%) Advertising
6 1 (1.72%) Legal
6 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (81.03%) Developer
2 41 (70.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (18.97%) HTML CSS Developer
3 11 (18.97%) HTML Developer
3 11 (18.97%) JavaScript Developer
3 11 (18.97%) Software Engineer
4 8 (13.79%) Senior Software Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) Web Developer
6 4 (6.90%) React Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Senior Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Angular Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (5.17%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.45%) UI Developer
9 1 (1.72%) Graduate
9 1 (1.72%) Junior
9 1 (1.72%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 1 (1.72%) Systems Developer
9 1 (1.72%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (89.66%) HTML
2 46 (79.31%) CSS
3 35 (60.34%) HTML5
4 28 (48.28%) AngularJS
5 23 (39.66%) CSS3
5 23 (39.66%) React
6 19 (32.76%) Sass
7 14 (24.14%) .NET
7 14 (24.14%) JSON
8 13 (22.41%) Node.js
9 11 (18.97%) jQuery
9 11 (18.97%) Redux
10 10 (17.24%) Vue.js
11 9 (15.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (15.52%) Web Services
12 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET
13 6 (10.34%) XML
14 5 (8.62%) Mustache
14 5 (8.62%) RESTful
14 5 (8.62%) Smarty
Miscellaneous
1 23 (39.66%) User Experience
2 9 (15.52%) Digital Media
3 8 (13.79%) Fintech
4 6 (10.34%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (6.90%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.72%) Digital TV
7 1 (1.72%) Graphic Design
7 1 (1.72%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.79%) Linux
2 7 (12.07%) Mac OS
2 7 (12.07%) Unix
3 2 (3.45%) Android
3 2 (3.45%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.72%) CentOS
4 1 (1.72%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (34.48%) Web Development
3 17 (29.31%) Software Engineering
4 15 (25.86%) OO
4 15 (25.86%) TDD
5 12 (20.69%) Scrum
6 11 (18.97%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (18.97%) Mentoring
7 9 (15.52%) Functional Programming
7 9 (15.52%) Test Automation
8 8 (13.79%) Affiliate Marketing
8 8 (13.79%) E-Commerce
9 7 (12.07%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (8.62%) BDD
10 5 (8.62%) High Availability
10 5 (8.62%) Migration
10 5 (8.62%) Mobile First
10 5 (8.62%) Web Application Development
11 4 (6.90%) Open Source
11 4 (6.90%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 57 (98.28%) JavaScript
2 18 (31.03%) ES6
3 14 (24.14%) PHP
4 9 (15.52%) C#
5 8 (13.79%) Java
6 7 (12.07%) TypeScript
7 5 (8.62%) Go
8 3 (5.17%) C
9 2 (3.45%) Apple Swift
9 2 (3.45%) Objective-C
9 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.72%) ES7
10 1 (1.72%) ES8
10 1 (1.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Ansible
2 1 (1.72%) Consul
2 1 (1.72%) Kibana
2 1 (1.72%) Prometheus
2 1 (1.72%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (6.90%) Sitecore
1 4 (6.90%) Twitter
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.17%) OutSystems
3 2 (3.45%) Adobe
4 1 (1.72%) SAP