Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
UK > Wales
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 63 85 89
Rank change year-on-year +22 +4 -7
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 70 54 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.65% 2.78% 2.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.13% 3.00% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 61 40 62
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £22,000 £25,127 £26,300
90th Percentile £56,250 £47,500 £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 1,696 1,803 2,171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 88.33% 92.84% 90.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,380 1,496 1,855
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,375 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,349 £55,890
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +4 65 £40,000 +14.29% 17
West Wales +8 4 £23,750 -5.00% 3
North Wales - 1 £32,500 -
Front End Development
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 61 (87.14%) JavaScript
2 54 (77.14%) HTML
3 51 (72.86%) CSS
4 41 (58.57%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (48.57%) HTML5
6 31 (44.29%) AngularJS
7 27 (38.57%) React
8 23 (32.86%) CSS3
8 23 (32.86%) Web Development
9 22 (31.43%) Git (software)
9 22 (31.43%) User Experience
10 21 (30.00%) ES6
10 21 (30.00%) Sass
10 21 (30.00%) Software Engineering
11 18 (25.71%) PHP
12 16 (22.86%) jQuery
13 15 (21.43%) .NET
13 15 (21.43%) OO
13 15 (21.43%) CMS
13 15 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 14 (20.00%) Test Automation
15 13 (18.57%) JSON
15 13 (18.57%) Scrum
15 13 (18.57%) Finance
15 13 (18.57%) Vue.js
15 13 (18.57%) Technical Leadership
16 12 (17.14%) Mentoring
16 12 (17.14%) webpack
16 12 (17.14%) Node.js
16 12 (17.14%) Marketing

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 (21.43%) CMS
2 6 (8.57%) WordPress
3 3 (4.29%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (2.86%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.43%) Apache
5 1 (1.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.43%) InVision
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Magento
2 1 (1.43%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.86%) npm
2 5 (7.14%) GitHub
3 4 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.43%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.57%) MySQL
2 2 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.43%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.43%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.43%) Neo4j
3 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.43%) Redis
Development Applications
1 22 (31.43%) Git (software)
2 12 (17.14%) webpack
3 11 (15.71%) gulp
4 8 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (7.14%) Subversion
6 4 (5.71%) Babel
7 2 (2.86%) Jasmine
7 2 (2.86%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.43%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.43%) PhantomJS
8 1 (1.43%) Selenium
General
1 13 (18.57%) Finance
2 12 (17.14%) Marketing
3 7 (10.00%) Banking
4 3 (4.29%) Games
4 3 (4.29%) Publishing
5 2 (2.86%) Automotive
5 2 (2.86%) Law
5 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.86%) Retail
5 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.43%) Electronics
6 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 55 (78.57%) Developer
2 43 (61.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 13 (18.57%) Software Engineer
4 10 (14.29%) HTML CSS Developer
4 10 (14.29%) HTML Developer
5 9 (12.86%) JavaScript Developer
5 9 (12.86%) Senior Software Engineer
6 8 (11.43%) Web Developer
7 7 (10.00%) Senior Developer
8 5 (7.14%) React Developer
8 5 (7.14%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 4 (5.71%) Software Developer
10 3 (4.29%) Angular Developer
10 3 (4.29%) Java Developer
11 2 (2.86%) Agile Developer
11 2 (2.86%) Senior Agile Developer
11 2 (2.86%) Senior Agile Java Developer
11 2 (2.86%) Senior Java Developer
11 2 (2.86%) Senior SQL Developer
11 2 (2.86%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (77.14%) HTML
2 51 (72.86%) CSS
3 34 (48.57%) HTML5
4 31 (44.29%) AngularJS
5 27 (38.57%) React
6 23 (32.86%) CSS3
7 21 (30.00%) Sass
8 16 (22.86%) jQuery
9 15 (21.43%) .NET
9 15 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 13 (18.57%) JSON
10 13 (18.57%) Vue.js
11 12 (17.14%) Node.js
12 11 (15.71%) Redux
13 8 (11.43%) ASP.NET
13 8 (11.43%) RESTful
13 8 (11.43%) Web Services
14 6 (8.57%) XML
15 5 (7.14%) Mustache
15 5 (7.14%) Smarty
Miscellaneous
1 22 (31.43%) User Experience
2 11 (15.71%) Digital Media
2 11 (15.71%) Fintech
3 6 (8.57%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (4.29%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.86%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.86%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.43%) Animation
6 1 (1.43%) Cyberattack
6 1 (1.43%) Digital TV
6 1 (1.43%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.43%) IPTV
6 1 (1.43%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.86%) Linux
2 8 (11.43%) Unix
3 7 (10.00%) Mac OS
4 3 (4.29%) Android
4 3 (4.29%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.43%) CentOS
5 1 (1.43%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (58.57%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (32.86%) Web Development
3 21 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 15 (21.43%) OO
5 14 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 13 (18.57%) Scrum
6 13 (18.57%) Technical Leadership
7 12 (17.14%) Mentoring
7 12 (17.14%) TDD
8 11 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (14.29%) Functional Programming
10 8 (11.43%) Affiliate Marketing
10 8 (11.43%) E-Commerce
11 7 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (8.57%) Mobile First
12 6 (8.57%) SDLC
13 5 (7.14%) High Availability
13 5 (7.14%) Migration
13 5 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
14 4 (5.71%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 61 (87.14%) JavaScript
2 21 (30.00%) ES6
3 18 (25.71%) PHP
4 10 (14.29%) C#
4 10 (14.29%) Java
5 8 (11.43%) TypeScript
6 5 (7.14%) Go
7 4 (5.71%) ES7
8 3 (4.29%) C
8 3 (4.29%) SQL
9 2 (2.86%) Python
9 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.43%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.43%) Java 8
10 1 (1.43%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) Ansible
2 2 (2.86%) Kibana
3 1 (1.43%) Consul
3 1 (1.43%) Prometheus
3 1 (1.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 6 (8.57%) Sitecore
2 5 (7.14%) Twitter
3 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.86%) Google
4 2 (2.86%) SAP
5 1 (1.43%) Adobe
5 1 (1.43%) OutSystems