Period
to 20 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £38,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 20 September 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)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 133 103
Rank change year-on-year -8 -30 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 20 31 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.72% 1.10% 1.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 1.15% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16 28 31
Cheshire median annual salary £38,000 £35,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.04% +1.43% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £47,500 £56,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +7.14%

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 2,672 2,692 2,089
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.81% 95.83% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2,026 2,057 1,822
Cheshire median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,750 £21,875
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% -

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 20 September 2018.

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 20 September 2018. 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
Chester -7 5 £35,000 +16.67% 4
Knutsford +11 4 - - 1
Crewe +3 3 £38,000 -5.00%
Northwich - 2 £46,250 - 1
Macclesfield -2 1 £37,500 - 2
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 20 September 2018, 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 Cheshire region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 19 (95.00%) JavaScript
3 16 (80.00%) HTML
4 14 (70.00%) CSS
5 12 (60.00%) AngularJS
6 11 (55.00%) HTML5
7 10 (50.00%) CSS3
7 10 (50.00%) React
8 7 (35.00%) User Experience
8 7 (35.00%) jQuery
9 5 (25.00%) RESTful
9 5 (25.00%) Finance
9 5 (25.00%) Ajax
9 5 (25.00%) gulp
10 4 (20.00%) Secure Coding
10 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
10 4 (20.00%) Web Development
10 4 (20.00%) Law
10 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (20.00%) Banking
10 4 (20.00%) Investment Banking
10 4 (20.00%) SOAP
10 4 (20.00%) Web Services
10 4 (20.00%) DevOps
10 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
10 4 (20.00%) webpack
10 4 (20.00%) Analytics
10 4 (20.00%) Machine Learning
10 4 (20.00%) Big Data
10 4 (20.00%) Sass

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 (15.00%) CMS
2 2 (10.00%) Perch
2 2 (10.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Asana
1 2 (10.00%) Yarn
2 1 (5.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Big Data
1 4 (20.00%) QlikView
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) gulp
2 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (20.00%) JIRA
2 4 (20.00%) webpack
3 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Banking
2 4 (20.00%) Investment Banking
2 4 (20.00%) Law
3 2 (10.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) HTML
2 14 (70.00%) CSS
3 12 (60.00%) AngularJS
4 11 (55.00%) HTML5
5 10 (50.00%) CSS3
5 10 (50.00%) React
6 7 (35.00%) jQuery
7 5 (25.00%) Ajax
7 5 (25.00%) RESTful
8 4 (20.00%) Natural Language Processing
8 4 (20.00%) Sass
8 4 (20.00%) SOAP
8 4 (20.00%) Web Services
9 3 (15.00%) Angular 2
10 2 (10.00%) .NET
10 2 (10.00%) Ember.js
10 2 (10.00%) Handlebars
10 2 (10.00%) LESS
10 2 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (10.00%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) User Experience
2 2 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (10.00%) W3C
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Android
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) Analytics
2 4 (20.00%) DevOps
2 4 (20.00%) Machine Learning
2 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (20.00%) Secure Coding
2 4 (20.00%) Wealth Management
2 4 (20.00%) Web Development
3 2 (10.00%) MVC
3 2 (10.00%) OO
3 2 (10.00%) OOP
3 2 (10.00%) SEO
3 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (5.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.00%) ES6
3 2 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Tableau
2 2 (10.00%) Capita
2 2 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) Adobe
3 1 (5.00%) Google