Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 84 101
Rank change year-on-year -11 +17 -7
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 39 60 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.98% 2.98% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 3.22% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 35 57 51
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,800 £23,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £46,750 £47,000
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 1,768 1,862 2,310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 89.93% 92.41% 88.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1,435 1,619 1,948
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,950 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -11 33 £40,000 +14.29% 9
West Wales +1 3 £40,000 - 2
North Wales - 3 £45,000 -
Front End Development
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 39 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 35 (89.74%) HTML
3 30 (76.92%) CSS
4 24 (61.54%) HTML5
5 22 (56.41%) CSS3
6 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (41.03%) Web Development
8 15 (38.46%) AngularJS
9 13 (33.33%) User Experience
9 13 (33.33%) React
9 13 (33.33%) Scrum
10 11 (28.21%) JSON
10 11 (28.21%) Git (software)
11 10 (25.64%) jQuery
11 10 (25.64%) CMS
11 10 (25.64%) TDD
12 9 (23.08%) Sass
13 8 (20.51%) Responsive Web Design
13 8 (20.51%) Software Engineering
13 8 (20.51%) Java
14 7 (17.95%) Web Services
14 7 (17.95%) Web Application Development
14 7 (17.95%) BDD
15 6 (15.38%) Open Source
15 6 (15.38%) PHP
15 6 (15.38%) MySQL
15 6 (15.38%) Subversion
15 6 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
15 6 (15.38%) WordPress
16 5 (12.82%) Migration

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 10 (25.64%) CMS
2 6 (15.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (7.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) GitHub
2 2 (5.13%) SaaS
3 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.56%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (28.21%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.38%) Subversion
3 3 (7.69%) Jasmine
4 2 (5.13%) Selenium
5 1 (2.56%) Babel
5 1 (2.56%) gulp
5 1 (2.56%) PhantomJS
5 1 (2.56%) Protractor
5 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.56%) webpack
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Financial Institution
2 2 (5.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Advertising
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Legal
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (94.87%) Developer
2 28 (71.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 7 (17.95%) Web Developer
4 6 (15.38%) HTML CSS Developer
4 6 (15.38%) HTML Developer
4 6 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (10.26%) React Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) UI Developer
6 2 (5.13%) UX Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Angular Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Graduate
7 1 (2.56%) Graduate Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (2.56%) Node.js Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior UX Developer
7 1 (2.56%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (89.74%) HTML
2 30 (76.92%) CSS
3 24 (61.54%) HTML5
4 22 (56.41%) CSS3
5 15 (38.46%) AngularJS
6 13 (33.33%) React
7 11 (28.21%) JSON
8 10 (25.64%) jQuery
9 9 (23.08%) Sass
10 7 (17.95%) Web Services
11 5 (12.82%) Mustache
11 5 (12.82%) Smarty
11 5 (12.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (12.82%) XML
12 3 (7.69%) .NET
12 3 (7.69%) Ajax
12 3 (7.69%) Node.js
13 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
13 2 (5.13%) LESS
13 2 (5.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) User Experience
2 5 (12.82%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.56%) Fintech
4 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Linux
1 4 (10.26%) Mac OS
1 4 (10.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (41.03%) Web Development
3 13 (33.33%) Scrum
4 10 (25.64%) TDD
5 8 (20.51%) Responsive Web Design
5 8 (20.51%) Software Engineering
6 7 (17.95%) BDD
6 7 (17.95%) Web Application Development
7 6 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (15.38%) Open Source
8 5 (12.82%) High Availability
8 5 (12.82%) Migration
8 5 (12.82%) Mobile First
9 4 (10.26%) OO
9 4 (10.26%) Statistics
9 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
10 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
10 3 (7.69%) Performance Optimisation
11 2 (5.13%) Mobile Application Development
11 2 (5.13%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (20.51%) Java
3 6 (15.38%) PHP
4 4 (10.26%) Go
5 3 (7.69%) C
5 3 (7.69%) TypeScript
6 2 (5.13%) Apple Swift
6 2 (5.13%) ES6
6 2 (5.13%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.56%) C#
7 1 (2.56%) C++
7 1 (2.56%) ES8
7 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
1 1 (2.56%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) OutSystems
2 1 (2.56%) Adobe
2 1 (2.56%) SAP