Period
to 15 December 2017

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

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
UK > Wales
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 98 82
Rank change year-on-year +14 -16 +34
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 56 67 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.73% 2.56% 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.04% 2.88% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 47 63 61
Wales median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.75% +1.67%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £46,750 £50,000 £46,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 1844 2325 2253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 89.91% 88.94% 84.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1569 1983 1923
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,500 £22,550
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,250 £53,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%

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 December 2017.

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 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
South Wales +10 47 £35,000 - 4
West Wales -3 9 £31,000 -15.65%
Front End Development
UK

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

1 47 (83.93%) JavaScript
2 46 (82.14%) CSS
3 45 (80.36%) HTML
4 29 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (44.64%) jQuery
6 24 (42.86%) .NET
7 22 (39.29%) AngularJS
8 21 (37.50%) Sass
9 20 (35.71%) Web Development
10 17 (30.36%) Scrum
10 17 (30.36%) HTML5
10 17 (30.36%) CSS3
11 16 (28.57%) LESS
12 14 (25.00%) C#
13 12 (21.43%) ASP.NET
13 12 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 11 (19.64%) User Experience
14 11 (19.64%) React
14 11 (19.64%) PHP
14 11 (19.64%) Marketing
15 10 (17.86%) Git (software)
15 10 (17.86%) MVC
16 9 (16.07%) CMS
16 9 (16.07%) E-Commerce
16 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET Web API
17 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
17 8 (14.29%) Ajax
17 8 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
18 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
18 7 (12.50%) SDLC

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 9 (16.07%) CMS
2 6 (10.71%) Drupal
3 4 (7.14%) WordPress
4 3 (5.36%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (5.36%) Sitefinity
4 3 (5.36%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.79%) concrete5
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Photoshop
2 3 (5.36%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) GitHub
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.79%) Heroku
3 1 (1.79%) PaaS
3 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) MySQL
3 2 (3.57%) DTS
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.71%) Grunt
2 6 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (10.71%) webpack
3 5 (8.93%) Visual Studio
4 4 (7.14%) gulp
5 3 (5.36%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (5.36%) PostCSS
5 3 (5.36%) Subversion
6 2 (3.57%) GitLab
7 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (19.64%) Marketing
2 4 (7.14%) Advertising
2 4 (7.14%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 53 (94.64%) Developer
2 31 (55.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 10 (17.86%) .NET Developer
4 8 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.93%) HTML CSS Developer
6 5 (8.93%) HTML Developer
7 4 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 3 (5.36%) UI Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 2 (3.57%) Head of Development
10 1 (1.79%) C# Developer
10 1 (1.79%) Designer
10 1 (1.79%) E-Commerce Manager
10 1 (1.79%) Junior Developer
10 1 (1.79%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 1 (1.79%) Senior .NET Developer
10 1 (1.79%) Senior PHP Developer
10 1 (1.79%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (82.14%) CSS
2 45 (80.36%) HTML
3 25 (44.64%) jQuery
4 24 (42.86%) .NET
5 22 (39.29%) AngularJS
6 21 (37.50%) Sass
7 17 (30.36%) CSS3
7 17 (30.36%) HTML5
8 16 (28.57%) LESS
9 12 (21.43%) ASP.NET
9 12 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 11 (19.64%) React
11 9 (16.07%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (14.29%) Ajax
13 6 (10.71%) Symfony
13 6 (10.71%) Twig
14 5 (8.93%) .NET Framework
14 5 (8.93%) XML
15 4 (7.14%) REST
15 4 (7.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) User Experience
2 4 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.36%) Oculus Rift
3 3 (5.36%) Raspberry Pi
4 2 (3.57%) Animation
5 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.79%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.79%) Social Media
5 1 (1.79%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (35.71%) Web Development
3 17 (30.36%) Scrum
4 10 (17.86%) MVC
5 9 (16.07%) E-Commerce
6 8 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (12.50%) SDLC
8 5 (8.93%) Open Source
8 5 (8.93%) Web Design
9 4 (7.14%) Content Management
9 4 (7.14%) Mobile Development
9 4 (7.14%) Software Engineering
9 4 (7.14%) TDD
10 3 (5.36%) BDD
10 3 (5.36%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
10 3 (5.36%) Marketing Strategy
10 3 (5.36%) Online Marketing
10 3 (5.36%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (5.36%) SEO
10 3 (5.36%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (83.93%) JavaScript
2 14 (25.00%) C#
3 11 (19.64%) PHP
4 6 (10.71%) TypeScript
5 4 (7.14%) ES6
5 4 (7.14%) SQL
6 3 (5.36%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.57%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Degree
2 4 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.93%) Sitecore
2 5 (8.93%) Zend
3 3 (5.36%) Twitter
3 3 (5.36%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.79%) SAP