Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 6 months to 23 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)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 43 47
Rank change year-on-year -8 +4 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 5 7 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 1.37% 2.52% 3.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 2.55% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 12
Chester median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -22.22% +14.65%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,550 £33,000
90th Percentile £38,750 £44,250 £52,500
Cheshire median annual salary £36,750 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.08% +2.86% -

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 355 274 459
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.26% 98.56% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 310 230 340
Chester median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £23,425 £24,950 £23,450
90th Percentile £59,250 £57,500 £62,500
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +2.56%

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) Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 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 Chester region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
1 5 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 3 (60.00%) React
2 3 (60.00%) User Experience
3 2 (40.00%) CSS3
3 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) OOCSS
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
3 2 (40.00%) Photoshop
4 1 (20.00%) Protractor
4 1 (20.00%) Typography
4 1 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
4 1 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (20.00%) gulp
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) Marketing
4 1 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) SEO
4 1 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (20.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) XHTML
4 1 (20.00%) Adobe
4 1 (20.00%) PHP

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 (20.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Grunt
2 1 (20.00%) gulp
2 1 (20.00%) Protractor
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) React
3 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) CSS3
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) OOCSS
4 1 (20.00%) Node.js
4 1 (20.00%) Sass
4 1 (20.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (40.00%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Collaborative Working
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 1 (20.00%) Market Research
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (20.00%) SEO
3 1 (20.00%) Typography
3 1 (20.00%) Usability Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe