Period
to 20 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cheshire during the 6 months to 20 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 128 116
Rank change year-on-year -25 -12 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 22 29 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.70% 1.17% 1.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 1.21% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 20 24 22
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £33,625 £26,450 £23,750
90th Percentile £47,625 £43,750 £52,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%

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 3,005 2,395 2,199
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.28% 96.65% 95.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2,259 1,870 1,895
Cheshire median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% +8.11% -7.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £56,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 June 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 June 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
Macclesfield +1 8 £37,500 +25.00%
Chester -6 5 £35,000 +12.00% 6
Northwich - 3 £45,000 - 1
Warrington -4 2 £45,000 +25.87%
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 June 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 22 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 19 (86.36%) HTML
3 18 (81.82%) JavaScript
4 17 (77.27%) CSS
5 15 (68.18%) AngularJS
5 15 (68.18%) HTML5
6 13 (59.09%) User Experience
6 13 (59.09%) CSS3
7 12 (54.55%) jQuery
7 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (50.00%) React
9 10 (45.45%) SEO
9 10 (45.45%) Finance
10 9 (40.91%) Adobe
11 8 (36.36%) Scrum
11 8 (36.36%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 7 (31.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (31.82%) Self-Motivation
12 7 (31.82%) Photoshop
12 7 (31.82%) Web Development
13 6 (27.27%) Google
13 6 (27.27%) Ajax
13 6 (27.27%) Wireframes
14 5 (22.73%) Material Design
14 5 (22.73%) Angular 2
14 5 (22.73%) Responsive Web Design
14 5 (22.73%) LESS
14 5 (22.73%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
14 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
15 4 (18.18%) RESTful

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 2 (9.09%) CMS
2 1 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (4.55%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Photoshop
2 3 (13.64%) Chatbot
3 1 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 8 (36.36%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (4.55%) CheetahMail
2 1 (4.55%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.55%) Google Tag Manager
2 1 (4.55%) Pure360
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
1 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (13.64%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.55%) CasperJS
3 1 (4.55%) gulp
3 1 (4.55%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (4.55%) Subversion
3 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.55%) webpack
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Automotive
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (86.36%) HTML
2 17 (77.27%) CSS
3 15 (68.18%) AngularJS
3 15 (68.18%) HTML5
4 13 (59.09%) CSS3
5 12 (54.55%) jQuery
6 11 (50.00%) React
7 7 (31.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (27.27%) Ajax
9 5 (22.73%) Angular 2
9 5 (22.73%) LESS
9 5 (22.73%) Material Design
10 4 (18.18%) Node.js
10 4 (18.18%) RESTful
10 4 (18.18%) Web Services
11 3 (13.64%) Vue (Vue.js)
12 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (9.09%) React Native
12 2 (9.09%) Redux
12 2 (9.09%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) User Experience
2 7 (31.82%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (13.64%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (4.55%) Graphic Design
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Android
1 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.55%) Linux
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (45.45%) SEO
4 8 (36.36%) Scrum
5 7 (31.82%) Web Development
6 6 (27.27%) Wireframes
7 5 (22.73%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
7 5 (22.73%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (18.18%) E-Commerce
9 3 (13.64%) Artificial Intelligence
9 3 (13.64%) MVC
10 2 (9.09%) Web Design
11 1 (4.55%) Content Management
11 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (4.55%) Email Marketing
11 1 (4.55%) OO
11 1 (4.55%) TDD
11 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
11 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (4.55%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
2 2 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) CIPFA
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Adobe
2 6 (27.27%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Sitecore