Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 77 106
Rank change year-on-year -22 +29 -10
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 34 71 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.76% 3.29% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 3.62% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 32 68 41
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £25,125 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £51,000 £46,625 £41,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +8.43%

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 1,771 1,960 2,325
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 91.90% 90.74% 85.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1,443 1,663 1,961
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £53,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% -

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 -6 26 £38,750 +12.32% 16
West Wales -6 5 £40,000 - 2
North Wales - 3 £45,000 - 1
Front End Development
UK

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 28 (82.35%) JavaScript
2 26 (76.47%) HTML
3 23 (67.65%) CSS
4 18 (52.94%) AngularJS
5 16 (47.06%) HTML5
6 14 (41.18%) CSS3
6 14 (41.18%) Scrum
7 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (32.35%) User Experience
9 10 (29.41%) TDD
10 8 (23.53%) Sass
11 7 (20.59%) BDD
11 7 (20.59%) Web Application Development
11 7 (20.59%) React
11 7 (20.59%) Web Development
12 6 (17.65%) Open Source
13 5 (14.71%) Marketing
13 5 (14.71%) TypeScript
13 5 (14.71%) Java
14 4 (11.76%) Finance
14 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
15 3 (8.82%) SaaS
15 3 (8.82%) Jasmine
15 3 (8.82%) Node.js
15 3 (8.82%) LESS
15 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
15 3 (8.82%) Docker
15 3 (8.82%) Redux
15 3 (8.82%) Degree
15 3 (8.82%) Computer Science

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 2 (5.88%) CMS
2 1 (2.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (5.88%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) SaaS
2 2 (5.88%) npm
3 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) Power BI
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.82%) Jasmine
3 2 (5.88%) gulp
3 2 (5.88%) Protractor
3 2 (5.88%) Selenium
3 2 (5.88%) WebDriver
3 2 (5.88%) webpack
4 1 (2.94%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.94%) Subversion
4 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (14.71%) Marketing
2 4 (11.76%) Finance
3 3 (8.82%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.88%) Banking
5 1 (2.94%) Advertising
5 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (91.18%) Developer
2 24 (70.59%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Web Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (5.88%) HTML CSS Developer
5 2 (5.88%) HTML Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Junior
5 2 (5.88%) Junior Developer
5 2 (5.88%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Senior Web Developer
5 2 (5.88%) UI Developer
5 2 (5.88%) UX Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Angular Developer
6 1 (2.94%) Digital Project Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Graduate Project Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 1 (2.94%) SQL BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (76.47%) HTML
2 23 (67.65%) CSS
3 18 (52.94%) AngularJS
4 16 (47.06%) HTML5
5 14 (41.18%) CSS3
6 8 (23.53%) Sass
7 7 (20.59%) React
8 3 (8.82%) .NET
8 3 (8.82%) LESS
8 3 (8.82%) Node.js
8 3 (8.82%) Redux
8 3 (8.82%) Web Services
9 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
9 2 (5.88%) Ajax
9 2 (5.88%) Angular 2
9 2 (5.88%) jQuery
9 2 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (5.88%) lodash
9 2 (5.88%) RxJS
9 2 (5.88%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) User Experience
2 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.88%) Fintech
3 2 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.94%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Scrum
2 13 (38.24%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (29.41%) TDD
4 7 (20.59%) BDD
4 7 (20.59%) Web Application Development
4 7 (20.59%) Web Development
5 6 (17.65%) Open Source
6 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.82%) MVC
7 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.88%) Low Latency
7 2 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (5.88%) OO
7 2 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.94%) DevOps
8 1 (2.94%) Microservices
8 1 (2.94%) Mobile Marketing
8 1 (2.94%) Performance Optimisation
8 1 (2.94%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 28 (82.35%) JavaScript
2 5 (14.71%) Java
2 5 (14.71%) TypeScript
3 2 (5.88%) C#
4 1 (2.94%) Apple Swift
4 1 (2.94%) C
4 1 (2.94%) C++
4 1 (2.94%) CoffeeScript
4 1 (2.94%) ES8
4 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.94%) PHP
4 1 (2.94%) Python
4 1 (2.94%) SQL
4 1 (2.94%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Adobe
2 1 (2.94%) DevExpress
2 1 (2.94%) Samsung