Period
to 22 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Bristol during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 102 139
Rank change year-on-year -19 +37 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 75 78 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.07% 2.45% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 2.53% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 62 73 52
Bristol median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £30,125
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +21.43% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Bristol
Permanent vacancies in Bristol with a recognized job title 3,506 3,081 3,517
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.98% 96.83% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2,905 2,558 3,092
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings that featured Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Bristol

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Bristol

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Bristol over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Bristol

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 74 (98.67%) Front End Development
2 73 (97.33%) CSS
3 69 (92.00%) JavaScript
4 67 (89.33%) HTML
5 50 (66.67%) AngularJS
6 41 (54.67%) HTML5
7 40 (53.33%) CSS3
8 36 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (37.33%) React
10 25 (33.33%) Web Development
11 22 (29.33%) Ember.js
12 20 (26.67%) Sass
12 20 (26.67%) Backbone.js
13 19 (25.33%) JSON
14 18 (24.00%) Ajax
15 17 (22.67%) Java
15 17 (22.67%) Finance
16 16 (21.33%) Marketing
17 15 (20.00%) User Experience
18 14 (18.67%) Digital Marketing
18 14 (18.67%) TDD
18 14 (18.67%) Electronics
18 14 (18.67%) Telecoms
18 14 (18.67%) Programme Management
18 14 (18.67%) Manufacturing
18 14 (18.67%) Business Intelligence
18 14 (18.67%) C#
18 14 (18.67%) SAP
18 14 (18.67%) KnockoutJS
19 13 (17.33%) Node.js

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 (2.67%) CMS
2 1 (1.33%) concrete5
2 1 (1.33%) Confluence
2 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.33%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Photoshop
2 3 (4.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.67%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Magento
1 1 (1.33%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.67%) npm
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.33%) Firebase
3 1 (1.33%) IaaS
3 1 (1.33%) PaaS
3 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) HTTP
1 1 (1.33%) SMS
1 1 (1.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.33%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (1.33%) MySQL
1 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (13.33%) Grunt
2 9 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (12.00%) gulp
3 5 (6.67%) Bower
4 4 (5.33%) PostCSS
5 3 (4.00%) Jasmine
6 2 (2.67%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.33%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.33%) JIRA
7 1 (1.33%) NuGet
7 1 (1.33%) Protractor
7 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (1.33%) webpack
General
1 17 (22.67%) Finance
2 16 (21.33%) Marketing
3 14 (18.67%) Electronics
3 14 (18.67%) Manufacturing
3 14 (18.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (97.33%) CSS
2 67 (89.33%) HTML
3 50 (66.67%) AngularJS
4 41 (54.67%) HTML5
5 40 (53.33%) CSS3
6 28 (37.33%) React
7 22 (29.33%) Ember.js
8 20 (26.67%) Backbone.js
8 20 (26.67%) Sass
9 19 (25.33%) JSON
10 18 (24.00%) Ajax
11 14 (18.67%) KnockoutJS
12 13 (17.33%) Node.js
13 11 (14.67%) XML
14 10 (13.33%) jQuery
15 7 (9.33%) Redux
16 6 (8.00%) .NET
17 5 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 5 (6.67%) WebGL
18 4 (5.33%) OOCSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.00%) User Experience
2 8 (10.67%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.33%) Animation
3 4 (5.33%) Fintech
4 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.33%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.33%) W3C
5 1 (1.33%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.00%) Android
1 3 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (98.67%) Front End Development
2 36 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (33.33%) Web Development
4 14 (18.67%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (18.67%) Digital Marketing
4 14 (18.67%) Programme Management
4 14 (18.67%) TDD
5 11 (14.67%) BDD
6 10 (13.33%) MVC
7 7 (9.33%) Software Engineering
8 6 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (8.00%) Open Source
8 6 (8.00%) Visualisation
9 5 (6.67%) Functional Programming
9 5 (6.67%) SDLC
10 4 (5.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 4 (5.33%) MVVM
11 3 (4.00%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (4.00%) Scrum
11 3 (4.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 69 (92.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (22.67%) Java
3 14 (18.67%) C#
4 12 (16.00%) PHP
4 12 (16.00%) TypeScript
5 10 (13.33%) C++
6 8 (10.67%) ES6
7 3 (4.00%) ES7
7 3 (4.00%) SQL
8 2 (2.67%) ES8
8 2 (2.67%) Python
9 1 (1.33%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.33%) Go
9 1 (1.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (8.00%) Degree
2 3 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (2.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 14 (18.67%) SAP
2 3 (4.00%) Adobe
3 2 (2.67%) Google
4 1 (1.33%) Apple