Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 18 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)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 134 148
Rank change year-on-year +19 +14 +58
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 268 258 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.63% 2.21% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.78% 2.29% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 261 240 297
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% +15.79% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £71,375 £65,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +7.14% +8.89%

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 9643 11276 16563
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.77% 96.38% 95.77%
Number of salaries quoted 8738 10274 14384
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,675 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +1.74% +4.55% -

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 percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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 18 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 City of London region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 255 (95.15%) Front End Development
2 246 (91.79%) JavaScript
3 218 (81.34%) HTML
4 215 (80.22%) CSS
5 149 (55.60%) AngularJS
6 116 (43.28%) Agile Software Development
7 108 (40.30%) React
8 98 (36.57%) Finance
9 93 (34.70%) Node.js
10 84 (31.34%) HTML5
11 71 (26.49%) CSS3
11 71 (26.49%) Git (software)
12 70 (26.12%) Sass
13 67 (25.00%) TDD
14 64 (23.88%) Banking
14 64 (23.88%) jQuery
14 64 (23.88%) Docker
14 64 (23.88%) User Experience
15 63 (23.51%) E-Commerce
16 51 (19.03%) MongoDB
17 41 (15.30%) ES6
18 40 (14.93%) Elasticsearch
19 39 (14.55%) OO
19 39 (14.55%) Web Development
20 35 (13.06%) Java
21 31 (11.57%) MVC
21 31 (11.57%) Grunt
21 31 (11.57%) Greenfield Project
22 30 (11.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 28 (10.45%) gulp

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 40 (14.93%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (1.87%) CMS
3 3 (1.12%) IIS
3 3 (1.12%) WordPress
4 2 (0.75%) Confluence
4 2 (0.75%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.37%) Drupal
5 1 (0.37%) Marvel
5 1 (0.37%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (5.22%) Photoshop
2 10 (3.73%) InVision
3 4 (1.49%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (1.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 25 (9.33%) npm
2 12 (4.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.73%) GitHub
4 8 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.99%) SaaS
5 3 (1.12%) Heroku
6 1 (0.37%) Firebase
6 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.37%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.99%) Internet
2 5 (1.87%) HTTP
3 1 (0.37%) Intranet
3 1 (0.37%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (19.03%) MongoDB
2 12 (4.48%) Redis
3 6 (2.24%) Couchbase
4 3 (1.12%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (1.12%) Big Data
4 3 (1.12%) DocumentDB
4 3 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.75%) MySQL
5 2 (0.75%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.37%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 71 (26.49%) Git (software)
2 31 (11.57%) Grunt
3 28 (10.45%) gulp
4 25 (9.33%) webpack
5 22 (8.21%) Jasmine
6 15 (5.60%) Mocha
7 12 (4.48%) Babel
8 11 (4.10%) Sinon.JS
9 10 (3.73%) JIRA
9 10 (3.73%) Karma Test Runner
10 9 (3.36%) Axure RP
11 7 (2.61%) PhantomJS
11 7 (2.61%) UI Automator
12 5 (1.87%) Selenium
12 5 (1.87%) Subversion
13 4 (1.49%) Bower
13 4 (1.49%) Jenkins
13 4 (1.49%) Visual Studio
14 3 (1.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 3 (1.12%) NUnit
General
1 98 (36.57%) Finance
2 64 (23.88%) Banking
3 18 (6.72%) Advertising
4 17 (6.34%) Marketing
4 17 (6.34%) Retail
5 10 (3.73%) Legal
6 7 (2.61%) Front Office
7 6 (2.24%) Financial Institution
7 6 (2.24%) Games
7 6 (2.24%) Publishing
8 4 (1.49%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.75%) Law
9 2 (0.75%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (81.34%) HTML
2 215 (80.22%) CSS
3 149 (55.60%) AngularJS
4 108 (40.30%) React
5 93 (34.70%) Node.js
6 84 (31.34%) HTML5
7 71 (26.49%) CSS3
8 70 (26.12%) Sass
9 64 (23.88%) jQuery
10 30 (11.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 25 (9.33%) RESTful
12 23 (8.58%) .NET
13 20 (7.46%) Redux
14 17 (6.34%) LESS
14 17 (6.34%) Vue (Vue.js)
15 16 (5.97%) Angular 2
15 16 (5.97%) Backbone.js
16 14 (5.22%) Chai
16 14 (5.22%) Express
17 12 (4.48%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 64 (23.88%) User Experience
2 31 (11.57%) Greenfield Project
3 23 (8.58%) Fintech
4 11 (4.10%) Mobile App
5 9 (3.36%) Computer Science
5 9 (3.36%) Digital Media
6 7 (2.61%) RIA
7 6 (2.24%) Tandem
7 6 (2.24%) Virtual Team
8 5 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.87%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.87%) Social Media
9 4 (1.49%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.75%) Derivative
10 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.75%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.75%) Reinsurance
10 2 (0.75%) Semantic Web
11 1 (0.37%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.37%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.99%) Windows
2 7 (2.61%) Linux
3 6 (2.24%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.49%) Android
5 2 (0.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 255 (95.15%) Front End Development
2 116 (43.28%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (25.00%) TDD
4 63 (23.51%) E-Commerce
5 39 (14.55%) OO
5 39 (14.55%) Web Development
6 31 (11.57%) MVC
7 24 (8.96%) Unit Testing
8 22 (8.21%) Scrum
9 21 (7.84%) BDD
10 20 (7.46%) OOD
11 18 (6.72%) Mobile First
12 15 (5.60%) Responsive Web Design
13 14 (5.22%) B2B
13 14 (5.22%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (5.22%) Kanban
14 11 (4.10%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
14 11 (4.10%) SOLID
14 11 (4.10%) Test Automation
15 10 (3.73%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 246 (91.79%) JavaScript
2 41 (15.30%) ES6
3 35 (13.06%) Java
4 25 (9.33%) PHP
5 21 (7.84%) TypeScript
6 11 (4.10%) Ruby
7 10 (3.73%) SQL
8 8 (2.99%) C#
9 5 (1.87%) Scala
10 3 (1.12%) Haskell
10 3 (1.12%) Python
11 2 (0.75%) Apple Swift
11 2 (0.75%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.75%) VBA
12 1 (0.37%) Clojure
12 1 (0.37%) ECMAScript
12 1 (0.37%) Elixir
12 1 (0.37%) GraphQL
12 1 (0.37%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 14 (5.22%) Degree
2 5 (1.87%) SC Cleared
2 5 (1.87%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.37%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.87%) QA
System Software
1 64 (23.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.75%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.37%) Puppet
2 1 (0.37%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 6 (2.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (1.49%) Adobe
3 2 (0.75%) Google
4 1 (0.37%) ATG
4 1 (0.37%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.37%) Demandware
4 1 (0.37%) hybris
4 1 (0.37%) Twitter