The table below looks at the statistics for the Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 179 190 176
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 1934 1792 1910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.91% 1.68% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 1.74% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1745 1561 1584
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97345 102801 101131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.11% 96.45% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 81678 85210 81441
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) within the UK.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Salary Trend in the UK

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 within the UK.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Salary Histogram in the UK

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +15 1842 £42,500 +13.33% 340
London +43 930 £50,000 +11.11% 174
South East +21 375 £37,500 +7.14% 39
East of England +47 124 £33,000 -13.15% 12
Yorkshire -2 113 £35,000 +16.66% 27
North West -32 87 £37,500 +15.38% 29
East Sussex +42 76 £38,750 +10.71% 1
Brighton +39 76 £38,750 +19.23%
West Yorkshire +27 74 £37,500 +25.00% 21
Hampshire +11 73 £35,000 - 7
South West -79 72 £35,000 - 18
City of London 0 71 £52,500 +11.70% 25
Berkshire +19 69 £35,000 -12.50% 4
East Midlands +38 68 £35,000 +29.62% 18
West Midlands -7 68 £32,500 +18.18% 20
Leeds +29 62 £37,500 +25.00% 19
Manchester -44 55 £37,500 +16.27% 18
Oxfordshire -9 50 £41,500 +18.57% 6
Scotland +13 43 £32,000 +6.66% 7
Reading +37 38 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Buckinghamshire +10 38 £35,000 - 1
Kent +30 36 £37,500 +15.38% 8
Milton Keynes +18 34 £35,000 -
Suffolk +13 32 £31,500 -6.66% 1
Ipswich +7 32 £31,500 -18.70% 1
Dorset +2 32 £30,500 -12.85% 7
Cambridgeshire +11 30 £36,750 -8.12% 2
Essex - 30 £22,500 - 5
Oxford -14 28 £50,000 +42.85% 3
Bournemouth -2 26 £30,000 -14.28% 2

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title.

1 3907 (93.60%) JavaScript
2 3898 (93.39%) HTML
3 3870 (92.72%) CSS
4 3624 (86.82%) Front End Development
5 2603 (62.36%) HTML5
6 2223 (53.26%) jQuery
7 2196 (52.61%) CSS3
8 2135 (51.15%) AngularJS
9 1525 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
10 1235 (29.59%) User Experience
11 1199 (28.73%) Sass
12 819 (19.62%) PHP
13 815 (19.53%) Responsive Web Design
14 795 (19.05%) Git (software)
15 780 (18.69%) Backbone.js
16 770 (18.45%) Node.js
17 732 (17.54%) LESS
18 730 (17.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 687 (16.46%) E-Commerce
20 676 (16.20%) Web Development
21 635 (15.21%) TDD
22 625 (14.97%) React
23 618 (14.81%) MVC
24 612 (14.66%) OO
25 572 (13.70%) .NET
26 571 (13.68%) Photoshop
27 502 (12.03%) Grunt
28 447 (10.71%) JSON
29 445 (10.66%) Ajax
30 434 (10.40%) Marketing

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 770 (18.45%) Node.js
2 419 (10.04%) CMS
3 275 (6.59%) WordPress
4 148 (3.55%) Drupal
5 78 (1.87%) Umbraco
6 36 (0.86%) Apache
7 34 (0.81%) IIS
8 31 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
9 29 (0.69%) Tomcat
10 25 (0.60%) SharePoint
11 18 (0.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 18 (0.43%) nginx
12 16 (0.38%) Joomla!
13 12 (0.29%) Apache Solr
13 12 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
14 11 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
15 9 (0.22%) Confluence
16 8 (0.19%) Jetty
17 6 (0.14%) ExpressionEngine
18 5 (0.12%) Tornado
Applications
1 571 (13.68%) Photoshop
2 216 (5.17%) Adobe Illustrator
3 69 (1.65%) MS Excel
4 68 (1.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 43 (1.03%) InDesign
6 30 (0.72%) Fireworks
7 7 (0.17%) GIMP
8 2 (0.048%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.024%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.024%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.024%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.024%) Mingle
9 1 (0.024%) MS Office
9 1 (0.024%) MS Project
9 1 (0.024%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 86 (2.06%) Magento
2 16 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (0.26%) JDE OneWorld
4 7 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.096%) Shopify
6 3 (0.072%) Odoo
7 1 (0.024%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.024%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 153 (3.67%) GitHub
2 104 (2.49%) Amazon AWS
3 82 (1.96%) SaaS
4 67 (1.61%) Google Analytics
5 45 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (0.29%) Heroku
7 9 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 9 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (0.19%) Google App Engine
8 8 (0.19%) PaaS
9 7 (0.17%) Firebase
10 5 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 5 (0.12%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.096%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.096%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.096%) IaaS
11 4 (0.096%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.072%) Google Compute Engine
13 2 (0.048%) Google Tag Manager
13 2 (0.048%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 85 (2.04%) Internet
2 44 (1.05%) HTTP
3 28 (0.67%) Intranet
4 21 (0.50%) HTTPS
5 11 (0.26%) SSH
6 10 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (0.17%) SPDY
8 6 (0.14%) Extranet
9 5 (0.12%) Bluetooth
9 5 (0.12%) FTP
9 5 (0.12%) SMTP
9 5 (0.12%) SSL
9 5 (0.12%) Wireless
10 3 (0.072%) DNS
11 2 (0.048%) MVNO
12 1 (0.024%) Broadband
12 1 (0.024%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (5.20%) MySQL
2 116 (2.78%) SQL Server
3 91 (2.18%) MongoDB
4 76 (1.82%) NoSQL
5 53 (1.27%) Big Data
6 51 (1.22%) Relational Database
7 24 (0.57%) Redis
8 14 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
8 14 (0.34%) RDBMS
9 10 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (0.14%) GIS
11 6 (0.14%) Hadoop
11 6 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.096%) Couchbase
13 4 (0.096%) CouchDB
13 4 (0.096%) Hazelcast
13 4 (0.096%) SQL Server 2000
14 2 (0.048%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 795 (19.05%) Git (software)
2 502 (12.03%) Grunt
3 321 (7.69%) Subversion
4 310 (7.43%) gulp
5 208 (4.98%) Jasmine
6 118 (2.83%) Bower
7 102 (2.44%) Visual Studio
8 81 (1.94%) JIRA
9 77 (1.84%) Karma Test Runner
10 66 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
11 64 (1.53%) Selenium
12 54 (1.29%) webpack
13 53 (1.27%) Mocha
14 49 (1.17%) Jenkins
15 39 (0.93%) Protractor
16 28 (0.67%) QUnit
16 28 (0.67%) TeamCity
17 26 (0.62%) Maven
18 25 (0.60%) PhantomJS
19 23 (0.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 434 (10.40%) Marketing
2 412 (9.87%) Finance
3 203 (4.86%) Games
4 143 (3.43%) Retail
5 130 (3.11%) Law
6 102 (2.44%) Advertising
7 73 (1.75%) Banking
8 67 (1.61%) Telecoms
9 47 (1.13%) Publishing
10 36 (0.86%) Manufacturing
11 34 (0.81%) Electronics
12 25 (0.60%) Financial Institution
13 24 (0.57%) Legal
14 22 (0.53%) Multimedia
15 11 (0.26%) iGaming
16 9 (0.22%) Back Office
17 8 (0.19%) Investment Banking
17 8 (0.19%) Music Industry
18 7 (0.17%) German Language
18 7 (0.17%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3898 (93.39%) HTML
2 3870 (92.72%) CSS
3 2603 (62.36%) HTML5
4 2223 (53.26%) jQuery
5 2196 (52.61%) CSS3
6 2135 (51.15%) AngularJS
7 1199 (28.73%) Sass
8 780 (18.69%) Backbone.js
9 732 (17.54%) LESS
10 730 (17.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 625 (14.97%) React
12 572 (13.70%) .NET
13 447 (10.71%) JSON
14 445 (10.66%) Ajax
15 317 (7.59%) ASP.NET
16 310 (7.43%) KnockoutJS
17 308 (7.38%) XML
18 258 (6.18%) Ember.js
19 254 (6.09%) Web Services
20 195 (4.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1235 (29.59%) User Experience
2 272 (6.52%) Mobile App
3 257 (6.16%) Computer Science
4 128 (3.07%) Visualisation
5 124 (2.97%) W3C
6 95 (2.28%) Analytical Skills
7 88 (2.11%) Social Media
8 80 (1.92%) Online Games
9 74 (1.77%) Fintech
10 55 (1.32%) Graphic Design
11 49 (1.17%) iPad
12 45 (1.08%) Digital Media
13 34 (0.81%) Algorithms
13 34 (0.81%) Blog
14 28 (0.67%) Inversion of Control
15 25 (0.60%) Web 2.0
16 23 (0.55%) Animation
16 23 (0.55%) Data Structures
16 23 (0.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 23 (0.55%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 160 (3.83%) Linux
2 142 (3.40%) Android
3 128 (3.07%) Apple iOS
4 54 (1.29%) Windows
5 35 (0.84%) Unix
6 15 (0.36%) Windows Phone
7 13 (0.31%) Mac OS X
8 12 (0.29%) Ubuntu
9 11 (0.26%) Windows Phone 7
10 6 (0.14%) webOS
11 4 (0.096%) Debian
12 2 (0.048%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.024%) CentOS
13 1 (0.024%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3624 (86.82%) Front End Development
2 1525 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
3 815 (19.53%) Responsive Web Design
4 687 (16.46%) E-Commerce
5 676 (16.20%) Web Development
6 635 (15.21%) TDD
7 618 (14.81%) MVC
8 612 (14.66%) OO
9 412 (9.87%) Web Design
10 369 (8.84%) Scrum
11 219 (5.25%) Continuous Integration
11 219 (5.25%) Unit Testing
12 215 (5.15%) SEO
13 204 (4.89%) OOP
14 200 (4.79%) BDD
15 199 (4.77%) Software Engineering
16 170 (4.07%) Analytics
16 170 (4.07%) Open Source
17 139 (3.33%) Mobile First
18 128 (3.07%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 3907 (93.60%) JavaScript
2 819 (19.62%) PHP
3 401 (9.61%) C#
4 364 (8.72%) Java
5 225 (5.39%) SQL
6 198 (4.74%) Python
7 123 (2.95%) Ruby
8 84 (2.01%) TypeScript
9 54 (1.29%) ES6
10 42 (1.01%) C++
11 34 (0.81%) Objective-C
11 34 (0.81%) T-SQL
12 31 (0.74%) Scala
13 27 (0.65%) Perl
14 23 (0.55%) VB.NET
15 21 (0.50%) ActionScript
16 18 (0.43%) C
17 17 (0.41%) Bash Shell
17 17 (0.41%) CoffeeScript
18 12 (0.29%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 376 (9.01%) Degree
2 26 (0.62%) Security Cleared
3 17 (0.41%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (0.17%) PhD
5 6 (0.14%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.12%) ECDL
7 4 (0.096%) A+ Certification
8 3 (0.072%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.048%) MCSD
10 1 (0.024%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (2.76%) QA
2 38 (0.91%) WCAG
3 26 (0.62%) WAI
4 7 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (0.77%) Docker
2 6 (0.14%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 21 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (0.36%) TeamSite
3 8 (0.19%) Puppet
4 7 (0.17%) yum
5 6 (0.14%) Ansible
5 6 (0.14%) Plesk
6 4 (0.096%) Capistrano
7 1 (0.024%) cPanel
7 1 (0.024%) Grafana
7 1 (0.024%) Kibana
7 1 (0.024%) logstash
7 1 (0.024%) StatsD
Vendors
1 311 (7.45%) Adobe
2 149 (3.57%) Google
3 135 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 133 (3.19%) Twitter
5 75 (1.80%) Facebook
6 48 (1.15%) Zend
7 35 (0.84%) Oracle
8 25 (0.60%) SAP
9 21 (0.50%) Atlassian
10 17 (0.41%) Sony
11 16 (0.38%) Sitecore
12 15 (0.36%) hybris
13 14 (0.34%) Yahoo!
14 13 (0.31%) Apple
15 11 (0.26%) Cegedim Rx
16 10 (0.24%) Omniture
17 9 (0.22%) EPiServer
18 8 (0.19%) Interwoven
18 8 (0.19%) LANDesk
18 8 (0.19%) Xamarin
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City, London
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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Wilmslow, Cheshire
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Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum
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Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
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Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
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Salary: £20000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Share Options + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Salary dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
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London
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London
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Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits (Equity, Bonus, Health)
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday