Period
to 20 July 2019

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 20 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 41 100 76
Rank change year-on-year +59 -24 +34
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 93 34 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 5.21% 1.76% 3.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.73% 1.90% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 83 32 67
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £31,500 £25,125 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £51,000 £46,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -

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 1,623 1,793 1,974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 90.98% 93.05% 92.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,407 1,465 1,677
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £59,250 £60,000 £56,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +3.16%

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 20 July 2019.

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 20 July 2019. 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 +42 84 £40,000 +3.23% 21
West Wales +24 8 £50,000 +25.00% 1
North Wales -1 1 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Front End Development
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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 73 (78.49%) JavaScript
2 51 (54.84%) HTML
3 48 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (50.54%) AngularJS
5 34 (36.56%) CSS
6 30 (32.26%) Node.js
7 28 (30.11%) User Experience
7 28 (30.11%) Java
8 24 (25.81%) Git (software)
8 24 (25.81%) React
9 22 (23.66%) HTML5
10 21 (22.58%) .NET
10 21 (22.58%) TypeScript
10 21 (22.58%) Sass
11 20 (21.51%) Scrum
12 18 (19.35%) RESTful
13 17 (18.28%) Spring
13 17 (18.28%) Software Engineering
14 13 (13.98%) Artificial Intelligence
14 13 (13.98%) C#
14 13 (13.98%) Machine Learning
14 13 (13.98%) Elasticsearch
14 13 (13.98%) SDLC
15 12 (12.90%) Web Development
15 12 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
16 11 (11.83%) SQL Server
16 11 (11.83%) ASP.NET
16 11 (11.83%) Mobile App
16 11 (11.83%) CSS3
17 10 (10.75%) Continuous Improvement

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 13 (13.98%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (5.38%) Umbraco
3 4 (4.30%) CMS
4 2 (2.15%) Apache
4 2 (2.15%) Drupal
5 1 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.23%) InVision
1 3 (3.23%) Sketch
2 1 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.08%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (8.60%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.15%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.15%) npm
5 1 (1.08%) BrowserStack
5 1 (1.08%) SaaS
5 1 (1.08%) Serverless
5 1 (1.08%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.15%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.08%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.83%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.75%) MongoDB
3 5 (5.38%) MySQL
4 2 (2.15%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.08%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (25.81%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.60%) Jasmine
2 8 (8.60%) Karma Test Runner
3 6 (6.45%) Protractor
4 4 (4.30%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.23%) Gradle
5 3 (3.23%) IntelliJ
5 3 (3.23%) JUnit
5 3 (3.23%) Maven
5 3 (3.23%) Mockito
5 3 (3.23%) Subversion
6 2 (2.15%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.15%) git-flow
6 2 (2.15%) GitLab
6 2 (2.15%) JIRA
6 2 (2.15%) Selenium
6 2 (2.15%) Spinnaker
7 1 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.08%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.08%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (4.30%) Finance
1 4 (4.30%) Retail
2 3 (3.23%) Games
2 3 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.15%) Automotive
3 2 (2.15%) Publishing
4 1 (1.08%) Law
4 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 75 (80.65%) Developer
2 41 (44.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 11 (11.83%) Senior Developer
3 11 (11.83%) Software Developer
4 9 (9.68%) Java Developer
4 9 (9.68%) Software Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) React Developer
6 7 (7.53%) .NET Developer
7 6 (6.45%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
7 6 (6.45%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 5 (5.38%) Lead Developer
8 5 (5.38%) Web Developer
9 4 (4.30%) Angular Developer
9 4 (4.30%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (4.30%) C# Developer
9 4 (4.30%) Designer
10 3 (3.23%) Senior React Developer
10 3 (3.23%) UI/UX Designer
10 3 (3.23%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (54.84%) HTML
2 47 (50.54%) AngularJS
3 34 (36.56%) CSS
4 30 (32.26%) Node.js
5 24 (25.81%) React
6 22 (23.66%) HTML5
7 21 (22.58%) .NET
7 21 (22.58%) Sass
8 18 (19.35%) RESTful
9 17 (18.28%) Spring
10 11 (11.83%) ASP.NET
10 11 (11.83%) CSS3
11 10 (10.75%) .NET Framework
11 10 (10.75%) jQuery
11 10 (10.75%) Web Services
12 7 (7.53%) Entity Framework
12 7 (7.53%) REST
13 6 (6.45%) .NET Core
13 6 (6.45%) Kafka
13 6 (6.45%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 28 (30.11%) User Experience
2 11 (11.83%) Mobile App
3 8 (8.60%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.15%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.08%) Animation
5 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.30%) Android
1 4 (4.30%) Apple iOS
1 4 (4.30%) Linux
2 2 (2.15%) Mac OS
2 2 (2.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (21.51%) Scrum
3 17 (18.28%) Software Engineering
4 13 (13.98%) Artificial Intelligence
4 13 (13.98%) Machine Learning
4 13 (13.98%) SDLC
5 12 (12.90%) Web Development
6 10 (10.75%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (9.68%) MVC
8 8 (8.60%) Mentoring
8 8 (8.60%) OO
8 8 (8.60%) Unit Testing
9 6 (6.45%) Fintech
9 6 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (5.38%) DevOps
11 4 (4.30%) Prototyping
11 4 (4.30%) TDD
11 4 (4.30%) Web Application Development
11 4 (4.30%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 73 (78.49%) JavaScript
2 28 (30.11%) Java
3 21 (22.58%) TypeScript
4 13 (13.98%) C#
5 6 (6.45%) C++
5 6 (6.45%) Go
6 5 (5.38%) SQL
7 3 (3.23%) ES6
7 3 (3.23%) Java 8
7 3 (3.23%) PHP
8 2 (2.15%) ES7
8 2 (2.15%) Ruby
9 1 (1.08%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 2 (2.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.30%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.08%) Kibana
2 1 (1.08%) MIIS
Vendors
1 8 (8.60%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.45%) Sitecore
3 4 (4.30%) Xamarin
4 3 (3.23%) SAP
5 2 (2.15%) Google
5 2 (2.15%) Zend