Period
to 2 June 2020

The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
2 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 96 157 135
Rank change year-on-year +61 -22 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 179 193 247
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.68% 1.92% 2.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.84% 2.02% 2.41%
Number of salaries quoted 173 185 231
Median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -4.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £93,500 £86,500 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +20.83% - +14.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. 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
City of London
Permanent vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6,296 9,571 10,259
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.44% 95.36% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5,477 8,513 9,102
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £61,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +5.69% +2.50%
10th Percentile £39,000 £35,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +4.35%

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the City of London

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the City of London.

Salary trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the City of London

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the City of London over the 6 months to 2 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the City of London

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Job Locations in the City of London

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 City of London region over the 6 months to 2 June 2020. 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
Moorgate - 7 £65,000 -
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Central London

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 June 2020, 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 City of London region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 169 (94.41%) Front End Development
2 155 (86.59%) JavaScript
3 106 (59.22%) React
4 105 (58.66%) CSS
5 103 (57.54%) HTML
6 83 (46.37%) AngularJS
7 78 (43.58%) Agile Software Development
8 65 (36.31%) HTML5
9 61 (34.08%) Sass
10 60 (33.52%) User Experience
11 55 (30.73%) Finance
12 54 (30.17%) TypeScript
13 45 (25.14%) Fintech
14 41 (22.91%) Node.js
15 38 (21.23%) TDD
16 37 (20.67%) Redux
17 32 (17.88%) ES6
18 30 (16.76%) Analytics
18 30 (16.76%) jQuery
19 29 (16.20%) CSS3
20 28 (15.64%) Web Development
21 26 (14.53%) webpack
22 25 (13.97%) npm
23 24 (13.41%) Greenfield Project
23 24 (13.41%) Angular 2
23 24 (13.41%) Vue.js
23 24 (13.41%) E-Commerce
24 23 (12.85%) gulp
25 22 (12.29%) Scrum
25 22 (12.29%) Git (software)

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (1.68%) CMS
2 2 (1.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (1.12%) EPiServer
2 2 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.56%) Headless CMS
3 1 (0.56%) nginx
3 1 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (4.47%) Figma
2 7 (3.91%) Zeplin
3 2 (1.12%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.12%) Sketch
4 1 (0.56%) InVision
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Eloqua
1 1 (0.56%) Magento
1 1 (0.56%) SAP Hybris
1 1 (0.56%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 25 (13.97%) npm
2 18 (10.06%) AWS
3 16 (8.94%) SaaS
4 9 (5.03%) GCP
4 9 (5.03%) Google Analytics
5 6 (3.35%) GitHub
6 4 (2.23%) Azure
7 1 (0.56%) AdWords
7 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.56%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (0.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.56%) Heroku
7 1 (0.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.12%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.23%) Big Data
2 3 (1.68%) Blockchain
3 2 (1.12%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.56%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 26 (14.53%) webpack
2 23 (12.85%) gulp
3 22 (12.29%) Git (software)
4 10 (5.59%) Jasmine
4 10 (5.59%) MSTest
4 10 (5.59%) NUnit
5 9 (5.03%) Cypress.io
5 9 (5.03%) Grunt
6 6 (3.35%) Protractor
6 6 (3.35%) TeamCity
7 5 (2.79%) Mocha
7 5 (2.79%) Selenium
7 5 (2.79%) Visual Studio
8 4 (2.23%) Babel
8 4 (2.23%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.68%) jspm
9 3 (1.68%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (1.12%) CircleCI
11 1 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.56%) PhantomJS
General
1 55 (30.73%) Finance
2 9 (5.03%) Retail
3 8 (4.47%) Marketing
4 7 (3.91%) Advertising
5 6 (3.35%) Law
6 5 (2.79%) Banking
7 2 (1.12%) Games
8 1 (0.56%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (59.22%) React
2 105 (58.66%) CSS
3 103 (57.54%) HTML
4 83 (46.37%) AngularJS
5 65 (36.31%) HTML5
6 61 (34.08%) Sass
7 41 (22.91%) Node.js
8 37 (20.67%) Redux
9 30 (16.76%) jQuery
10 29 (16.20%) CSS3
11 24 (13.41%) Angular 2
11 24 (13.41%) Vue.js
12 20 (11.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 17 (9.50%) LESS
13 17 (9.50%) REST
14 16 (8.94%) Jest
14 16 (8.94%) RESTful
15 14 (7.82%) GraphQL
16 11 (6.15%) React Native
17 9 (5.03%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 60 (33.52%) User Experience
2 24 (13.41%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (6.70%) Derivative
4 9 (5.03%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (4.47%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (3.35%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (2.79%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.68%) W3C
9 2 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.12%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.12%) Renewable Energy
10 1 (0.56%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.56%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.35%) Linux
2 2 (1.12%) Android
2 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (94.41%) Front End Development
2 78 (43.58%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (25.14%) Fintech
4 38 (21.23%) TDD
5 30 (16.76%) Analytics
6 28 (15.64%) Web Development
7 24 (13.41%) E-Commerce
8 22 (12.29%) Scrum
9 21 (11.73%) OO
10 18 (10.06%) Kanban
11 17 (9.50%) BDD
12 15 (8.38%) Mentoring
13 14 (7.82%) Microservices
14 13 (7.26%) Software Engineering
15 12 (6.70%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
15 12 (6.70%) Decision-Making
15 12 (6.70%) DevOps
15 12 (6.70%) SDLC
15 12 (6.70%) Unit Testing
16 11 (6.15%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 155 (86.59%) JavaScript
2 54 (30.17%) TypeScript
3 32 (17.88%) ES6
4 6 (3.35%) ES7
4 6 (3.35%) Java
5 5 (2.79%) SQL
6 4 (2.23%) Python
7 3 (1.68%) Go
7 3 (1.68%) PHP
8 2 (1.12%) C#
9 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (11.73%) Degree
2 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.23%) QA
System Software
1 13 (7.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (3.35%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (5.59%) Google
2 7 (3.91%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.91%) Twitter
3 4 (2.23%) Adobe
4 2 (1.12%) Optimizely
4 2 (1.12%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.56%) hybris
5 1 (0.56%) SAP