Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 110 132
Rank change year-on-year -20 +22 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 45 34 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.48% 1.50% 1.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 1.54% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 39 34 46
Cheshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £25,300 £25,025 £26,875
90th Percentile £48,000 £56,250 £52,500
North West median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. 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
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies in Cheshire with a recognized job title 2910 2210 3192
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.82% 97.27% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2232 1906 2701
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.86% -7.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,275 £22,125 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Cheshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
Macclesfield +9 17 £37,500 +10.29%
Crewe - 7 £40,000 - 1
Knutsford - 7 £22,500 -
Chester -10 4 £32,500 -7.14%
Warrington -4 2 £37,000 +5.71%
Congleton -1 1 £40,000 +40.35%
Winsford - 1 £32,500 -
Nantwich - 1 £50,000 -
Northwich - 1 £40,000 - 1
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
North West

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 Cheshire region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 45 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 45 (100.00%) CSS
2 43 (95.56%) HTML
3 41 (91.11%) Front End Development
4 27 (60.00%) jQuery
5 23 (51.11%) HTML5
5 23 (51.11%) CSS3
5 23 (51.11%) AngularJS
6 22 (48.89%) User Experience
7 19 (42.22%) Responsive Web Design
8 18 (40.00%) React
8 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (37.78%) Finance
10 14 (31.11%) Angular 2
10 14 (31.11%) LESS
11 12 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 12 (26.67%) Wireframes
11 12 (26.67%) Web Development
12 11 (24.44%) Node.js
13 10 (22.22%) Sass
13 10 (22.22%) SEO
14 9 (20.00%) Adobe
14 9 (20.00%) Scrum
14 9 (20.00%) Git (software)
15 8 (17.78%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 7 (15.56%) E-Commerce
17 6 (13.33%) PHP
17 6 (13.33%) Ajax
17 6 (13.33%) Google
17 6 (13.33%) gulp

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (6.67%) Facebook Platform
1 3 (6.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Magento
2 1 (2.22%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.78%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) MySQL
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.33%) gulp
3 5 (11.11%) Grunt
3 5 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.67%) Jasmine
4 3 (6.67%) webpack
5 2 (4.44%) Babel
5 2 (4.44%) PhantomJS
5 2 (4.44%) SonarQube
5 2 (4.44%) Subversion
6 1 (2.22%) JIRA
6 1 (2.22%) JSUnit
6 1 (2.22%) Protractor
6 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (37.78%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Marketing
2 2 (4.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (100.00%) CSS
2 43 (95.56%) HTML
3 27 (60.00%) jQuery
4 23 (51.11%) AngularJS
4 23 (51.11%) CSS3
4 23 (51.11%) HTML5
5 18 (40.00%) React
6 14 (31.11%) Angular 2
6 14 (31.11%) LESS
7 12 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 11 (24.44%) Node.js
9 10 (22.22%) Sass
10 6 (13.33%) Ajax
11 5 (11.11%) Material Design
12 4 (8.89%) RESTful
12 4 (8.89%) Web Services
13 3 (6.67%) JSON
14 2 (4.44%) .NET
14 2 (4.44%) REST
14 2 (4.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (48.89%) User Experience
2 4 (8.89%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (6.67%) Fintech
4 2 (4.44%) Graphic Design
4 2 (4.44%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.22%) Blog
5 1 (2.22%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Linux
1 3 (6.67%) Mac OS
2 2 (4.44%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (91.11%) Front End Development
2 19 (42.22%) Responsive Web Design
3 18 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (26.67%) Web Development
4 12 (26.67%) Wireframes
5 10 (22.22%) SEO
6 9 (20.00%) Scrum
7 7 (15.56%) E-Commerce
8 5 (11.11%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
9 4 (8.89%) Creative Thinking
9 4 (8.89%) OOP
9 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
9 4 (8.89%) Test Automation
9 4 (8.89%) Web Design
10 3 (6.67%) Innovative Thinking
10 3 (6.67%) OO
11 2 (4.44%) A/B Testing
11 2 (4.44%) Risk Management
11 2 (4.44%) TDD
11 2 (4.44%) Transpiler
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (13.33%) PHP
3 5 (11.11%) TypeScript
4 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.44%) ES6
5 2 (4.44%) Java
6 1 (2.22%) C#
6 1 (2.22%) Go
6 1 (2.22%) Python
6 1 (2.22%) Ruby
6 1 (2.22%) Scala
6 1 (2.22%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Adobe
2 6 (13.33%) Google
3 3 (6.67%) Facebook
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft