Period
to 22 January 2021

The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 22 January 2021.

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
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 146 121 128
Rank change year-on-year -25 +7 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 70 214 257
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.61% 2.33% 2.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 2.44% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 62 201 249
Median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -7.69%
10th Percentile £51,375 £47,750 £40,600
90th Percentile £88,750 £90,000 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -4.00%

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 4,047 8,760 9,892
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.27% 95.26% 95.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3,522 7,672 8,914
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £35,750
90th Percentile £103,750 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

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 22 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the City of 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 22 January 2021, 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 55 (78.57%) Front End Development
2 50 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 43 (61.43%) CSS
4 38 (54.29%) HTML
5 33 (47.14%) React
6 30 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (40.00%) TypeScript
8 27 (38.57%) AngularJS
9 22 (31.43%) Finance
10 20 (28.57%) HTML5
11 19 (27.14%) User Experience
12 17 (24.29%) Software Engineering
13 15 (21.43%) Web Development
14 13 (18.57%) Vue.js
14 13 (18.57%) TDD
14 13 (18.57%) Node.js
15 12 (17.14%) REST
15 12 (17.14%) CSS3
15 12 (17.14%) Git (software)
15 12 (17.14%) E-Commerce
16 11 (15.71%) Retail
16 11 (15.71%) Redux
17 10 (14.29%) Fintech
17 10 (14.29%) webpack
17 10 (14.29%) Marketing
18 9 (12.86%) Digital Marketing
18 9 (12.86%) SDLC
18 9 (12.86%) Mentoring
18 9 (12.86%) Sass
18 9 (12.86%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 2 (2.86%) CMS
2 1 (1.43%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (11.43%) Zeplin
2 1 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.43%) Figma
2 1 (1.43%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.14%) GCP
2 4 (5.71%) Azure
3 2 (2.86%) AWS
3 2 (2.86%) Azure Functions
3 2 (2.86%) npm
3 2 (2.86%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) MySQL
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 12 (17.14%) Git (software)
2 10 (14.29%) webpack
3 7 (10.00%) Cypress.io
4 6 (8.57%) Babel
5 5 (7.14%) CircleCI
5 5 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 5 (7.14%) Maven
5 5 (7.14%) Travis CI
6 4 (5.71%) Jasmine
7 3 (4.29%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (4.29%) Protractor
8 2 (2.86%) gulp
9 1 (1.43%) Grunt
9 1 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.43%) PhantomJS
9 1 (1.43%) Storybook
9 1 (1.43%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 22 (31.43%) Finance
2 11 (15.71%) Retail
3 10 (14.29%) Marketing
4 4 (5.71%) Banking
5 3 (4.29%) Advertising
6 2 (2.86%) Front Office
7 1 (1.43%) Games
7 1 (1.43%) Law
7 1 (1.43%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (61.43%) CSS
2 38 (54.29%) HTML
3 33 (47.14%) React
4 27 (38.57%) AngularJS
5 20 (28.57%) HTML5
6 13 (18.57%) Node.js
6 13 (18.57%) Vue.js
7 12 (17.14%) CSS3
7 12 (17.14%) REST
8 11 (15.71%) Redux
9 9 (12.86%) Sass
9 9 (12.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (10.00%) Jest
11 5 (7.14%) GraphQL
12 4 (5.71%) jQuery
12 4 (5.71%) RxJS
13 3 (4.29%) .NET
14 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET
14 2 (2.86%) JSON
14 2 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.14%) User Experience
2 6 (8.57%) Mobile App
3 3 (4.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (4.29%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.86%) W3C
5 1 (1.43%) Blog
5 1 (1.43%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.43%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.29%) Linux
2 2 (2.86%) Android
2 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (78.57%) Front End Development
2 30 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (24.29%) Software Engineering
4 15 (21.43%) Web Development
5 13 (18.57%) TDD
6 12 (17.14%) E-Commerce
7 10 (14.29%) Fintech
8 9 (12.86%) Digital Marketing
8 9 (12.86%) Mentoring
8 9 (12.86%) SDLC
9 8 (11.43%) Functional Testing
9 8 (11.43%) Test Automation
10 5 (7.14%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 4 (5.71%) Agile Project Management
11 4 (5.71%) OO
11 4 (5.71%) Project Management
11 4 (5.71%) Scrum
12 3 (4.29%) SEO
12 3 (4.29%) Unit Testing
12 3 (4.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 50 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 28 (40.00%) TypeScript
3 9 (12.86%) ES6
4 4 (5.71%) ES7
5 3 (4.29%) C#
5 3 (4.29%) Java
5 3 (4.29%) PHP
6 1 (1.43%) ES8
6 1 (1.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (11.43%) Degree
2 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (7.14%) Google
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft