Period
to 3 December 2020

The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in Central London during the 6 months to 3 December 2020.

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)
London > Central London
6 months to
3 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 115 116 123
Rank change year-on-year +1 +7 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 111 330 377
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 2.33% 2.63% 2.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.49% 2.76% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 104 308 373
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £50,000 £44,400 £37,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £86,625 £85,000
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Central London. 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
Central London
Permanent vacancies in Central London with a recognized job title 4,459 11,967 13,391
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.68% 95.55% 95.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3,902 10,407 11,977
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +5.93%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £98,750 £95,000 £92,500
London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -

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

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

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Trend in Central London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Central London.

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Central London over the 6 months to 3 December 2020.

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) within the Central London region over the 6 months to 3 December 2020. 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
City of London +3 93 £67,500 +3.85% 37
West End of London +21 2 £55,000 -15.38%
City of Westminster +10 2 £48,750 -18.75%
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
London

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

For the 6 months to 3 December 2020, Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 100 (90.09%) Front End Development
2 69 (62.16%) JavaScript
3 59 (53.15%) HTML
4 58 (52.25%) CSS
5 56 (50.45%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (42.34%) React
7 42 (37.84%) Finance
8 40 (36.04%) AngularJS
9 36 (32.43%) HTML5
10 35 (31.53%) TypeScript
11 29 (26.13%) User Experience
12 26 (23.42%) Vue.js
13 25 (22.52%) Retail
14 24 (21.62%) Node.js
15 21 (18.92%) Software Engineering
16 20 (18.02%) CSS3
17 19 (17.12%) E-Commerce
18 17 (15.32%) Fintech
19 16 (14.41%) Git (software)
19 16 (14.41%) Sass
19 16 (14.41%) Web Development
20 15 (13.51%) TDD
20 15 (13.51%) Project Management
20 15 (13.51%) Agile Project Management
21 14 (12.61%) ES6
22 13 (11.71%) Redux
22 13 (11.71%) REST
23 12 (10.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 12 (10.81%) Banking
23 12 (10.81%) Zeplin

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London 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 3 (2.70%) CMS
2 2 (1.80%) EPiServer
3 1 (0.90%) Content Management Server
3 1 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.90%) Umbraco
Applications
1 12 (10.81%) Zeplin
2 4 (3.60%) Figma
3 1 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.90%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.90%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.50%) GCP
2 4 (3.60%) AWS
3 3 (2.70%) Azure
3 3 (2.70%) Google Analytics
3 3 (2.70%) SaaS
3 3 (2.70%) Serverless
4 2 (1.80%) npm
5 1 (0.90%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.90%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.90%) Internet
1 1 (0.90%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.80%) MySQL
2 1 (0.90%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.90%) Redis
2 1 (0.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 16 (14.41%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.11%) webpack
3 8 (7.21%) Cypress.io
4 7 (6.31%) Jasmine
5 5 (4.50%) CircleCI
5 5 (4.50%) Jenkins
5 5 (4.50%) Maven
5 5 (4.50%) Travis CI
6 4 (3.60%) Babel
6 4 (3.60%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (3.60%) Protractor
7 2 (1.80%) gulp
7 2 (1.80%) PhantomJS
8 1 (0.90%) Grunt
8 1 (0.90%) Mocha
8 1 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.90%) Selenium
8 1 (0.90%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.90%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 42 (37.84%) Finance
2 25 (22.52%) Retail
3 12 (10.81%) Banking
4 10 (9.01%) Marketing
5 7 (6.31%) Automotive
5 7 (6.31%) Manufacturing
5 7 (6.31%) Public Sector
6 4 (3.60%) Law
7 3 (2.70%) Advertising
7 3 (2.70%) Front Office
7 3 (2.70%) Games
8 1 (0.90%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (53.15%) HTML
2 58 (52.25%) CSS
3 47 (42.34%) React
4 40 (36.04%) AngularJS
5 36 (32.43%) HTML5
6 26 (23.42%) Vue.js
7 24 (21.62%) Node.js
8 20 (18.02%) CSS3
9 16 (14.41%) Sass
10 13 (11.71%) Redux
10 13 (11.71%) REST
11 12 (10.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 11 (9.91%) Jest
13 7 (6.31%) GraphQL
14 5 (4.50%) RESTful
14 5 (4.50%) RxJS
15 4 (3.60%) NgRx
16 3 (2.70%) Angular 2
16 3 (2.70%) jQuery
16 3 (2.70%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (26.13%) User Experience
2 11 (9.91%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (5.41%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (2.70%) W3C
5 2 (1.80%) Blog
6 1 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.90%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.90%) Marketing Technology
6 1 (0.90%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.41%) Linux
2 2 (1.80%) Android
2 2 (1.80%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (90.09%) Front End Development
2 56 (50.45%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (18.92%) Software Engineering
4 19 (17.12%) E-Commerce
5 17 (15.32%) Fintech
6 16 (14.41%) Web Development
7 15 (13.51%) Agile Project Management
7 15 (13.51%) Project Management
7 15 (13.51%) TDD
8 10 (9.01%) Mentoring
8 10 (9.01%) Open Source
8 10 (9.01%) SDLC
9 9 (8.11%) BDD
10 8 (7.21%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 8 (7.21%) Digital Marketing
10 8 (7.21%) Functional Testing
10 8 (7.21%) OO
10 8 (7.21%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (7.21%) Test Automation
11 7 (6.31%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 69 (62.16%) JavaScript
2 35 (31.53%) TypeScript
3 14 (12.61%) ES6
4 6 (5.41%) Java
5 4 (3.60%) ES7
6 3 (2.70%) C#
7 2 (1.80%) PHP
7 2 (1.80%) Python
7 2 (1.80%) SQL
8 1 (0.90%) ES8
8 1 (0.90%) Perl
8 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.90%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (8.11%) Degree
2 1 (0.90%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.90%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.80%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.90%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (7.21%) Google
2 4 (3.60%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.70%) Twitter
4 1 (0.90%) Sitecore