Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 87 75
Rank change year-on-year +7 -12 +15
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 22 7 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.30% 0.74% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 0.83% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 21
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £60,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +71.43% +27.27%
10th Percentile £33,750 £37,600 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £69,000 £37,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £43,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +20.69% +24.29% -26.32%

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 Watford with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 860 841 932
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 89.96% 89.18% 92.28%
Number of salaries quoted 695 698 793
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £67,500 £75,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +7.53%

Front End Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing Front End Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Development in Watford

Front End Development
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front End Development in Watford.

Salary trend for Front End Development in Watford

Front End Development
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Development in Watford over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Front End Development in Watford

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Watford region with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 15 (68.18%) HTML
2 15 (68.18%) CSS
3 14 (63.64%) Git (software)
4 11 (50.00%) LESS
4 11 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 11 (50.00%) User Experience
4 11 (50.00%) SQL
5 10 (45.45%) XML
5 10 (45.45%) MVC
5 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (45.45%) TDD
5 10 (45.45%) Sass
5 10 (45.45%) BDD
6 8 (36.36%) HTML5
6 8 (36.36%) React
6 8 (36.36%) Finance
6 8 (36.36%) jQuery
7 7 (31.82%) OO
7 7 (31.82%) Java
7 7 (31.82%) CSS3
8 6 (27.27%) Test Strategy
8 6 (27.27%) Web Application Development
8 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
8 6 (27.27%) Spring Boot
8 6 (27.27%) User Stories
8 6 (27.27%) Relational Database
8 6 (27.27%) JDBC
8 6 (27.27%) J2EE
8 6 (27.27%) WebLogic

Front End Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 6 (27.27%) SharePoint Server
1 6 (27.27%) Tomcat
1 6 (27.27%) WebLogic
2 3 (13.64%) IIS
2 3 (13.64%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Photoshop
2 1 (4.55%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Azure Data Factory
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics 365
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) RDBMS
1 6 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 14 (63.64%) Git (software)
2 6 (27.27%) Maven
3 4 (18.18%) gulp
3 4 (18.18%) PostCSS
3 4 (18.18%) webpack
4 2 (9.09%) Mercurial
5 1 (4.55%) Jasmine
5 1 (4.55%) JIRA
5 1 (4.55%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (4.55%) Subversion
5 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.55%) Xcode
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Developer
2 12 (54.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (36.36%) Senior Developer
4 6 (27.27%) Java Developer
4 6 (27.27%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (13.64%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Junior
7 1 (4.55%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) CSS
1 15 (68.18%) HTML
2 11 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 11 (50.00%) LESS
3 10 (45.45%) Sass
3 10 (45.45%) XML
4 8 (36.36%) HTML5
4 8 (36.36%) jQuery
4 8 (36.36%) React
5 7 (31.82%) CSS3
6 6 (27.27%) DOM
6 6 (27.27%) J2EE
6 6 (27.27%) Java EE
6 6 (27.27%) Java SE
6 6 (27.27%) JAXB
6 6 (27.27%) JDBC
6 6 (27.27%) SAX
6 6 (27.27%) Spring
6 6 (27.27%) Spring Boot
6 6 (27.27%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) User Experience
2 4 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.55%) Fintech
4 1 (4.55%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
1 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (45.45%) BDD
1 10 (45.45%) MVC
1 10 (45.45%) TDD
2 7 (31.82%) OO
3 6 (27.27%) Scrum
3 6 (27.27%) Systems Analysis
3 6 (27.27%) Test Automation
3 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
3 6 (27.27%) Test Strategy
3 6 (27.27%) User Stories
3 6 (27.27%) Validation
3 6 (27.27%) Web Application Development
4 4 (18.18%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
4 4 (18.18%) SDLC
4 4 (18.18%) SEO
4 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 3 (13.64%) API Integration
5 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
5 3 (13.64%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (31.82%) Java
4 5 (22.73%) ES6
5 4 (18.18%) C#
6 1 (4.55%) C
6 1 (4.55%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) WAI
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) hybris