Period
to 18 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 6 months to 18 August 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)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 43 40
Rank change year-on-year +1 -3 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 6 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.08% 1.67% 3.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.17% 1.72% 3.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 13
Chester median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% -26.32%
10th Percentile £24,000 £27,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £41,500 £37,500 £51,000
Cheshire median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +15.38% -9.72% +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester. 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
Chester
Permanent vacancies in Chester with a recognized job title 277 291 334
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.18% 97.00% 97.66%
Number of salaries quoted 251 259 297
Chester median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,750 £54,250
Cheshire median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.50% +6.67% -6.25%

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Chester over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

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

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 Chester region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) CSS
4 3 (50.00%) jQuery
4 3 (50.00%) React
4 3 (50.00%) HTML5
4 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (33.33%) CSS3
5 2 (33.33%) webpack
5 2 (33.33%) gulp
5 2 (33.33%) Vue.js
5 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (33.33%) Web Development
5 2 (33.33%) SEO
5 2 (33.33%) Sass
5 2 (33.33%) User Experience
6 1 (16.67%) LESS
6 1 (16.67%) CMS
6 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (16.67%) Subversion
6 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
6 1 (16.67%) Java
6 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (16.67%) SMS
6 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (16.67%) Android
6 1 (16.67%) Pug
6 1 (16.67%) Twig

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 1 (16.67%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) gulp
1 2 (33.33%) webpack
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 3 (50.00%) HTML5
3 3 (50.00%) jQuery
3 3 (50.00%) React
4 2 (33.33%) CSS3
4 2 (33.33%) Sass
4 2 (33.33%) Vue.js
5 1 (16.67%) LESS
5 1 (16.67%) Pug
5 1 (16.67%) React Native
5 1 (16.67%) Twig
5 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
1 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (33.33%) SEO
2 2 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) ES6
2 1 (16.67%) Java