Period
to 27 July 2021

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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 164 98 154
Rank change year-on-year -66 +56 -20
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 86 161 213
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.53% 2.97% 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.66% 3.15% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 81 147 188
10th Percentile £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
25th Percentile £53,750 £55,000 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £72,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.45% +20.83% -3.23%
75th Percentile £83,750 £85,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,750 £89,125
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £72,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -6.90% +20.83% -

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 5,190 5,117 9,877
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.45% 94.27% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4,624 4,499 8,854
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £35,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%
75th Percentile £88,750 £84,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 76 (88.37%) React
2 72 (83.72%) JavaScript
3 71 (82.56%) Front End Development
4 58 (67.44%) HTML
5 50 (58.14%) CSS
6 45 (52.33%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (33.72%) TypeScript
7 29 (33.72%) HTML5
8 24 (27.91%) User Experience
9 23 (26.74%) AngularJS
10 21 (24.42%) Git (software)
11 20 (23.26%) CSS3
11 20 (23.26%) Scrum
12 17 (19.77%) Node.js
12 17 (19.77%) Redux
13 16 (18.60%) Sass
13 16 (18.60%) Finance
14 15 (17.44%) Docker
15 14 (16.28%) OO
16 13 (15.12%) Unit Testing
17 11 (12.79%) Jest
18 10 (11.63%) Vue.js
18 10 (11.63%) Web Development
19 9 (10.47%) Software Engineering
19 9 (10.47%) RESTful
19 9 (10.47%) Cypress.io
19 9 (10.47%) Express
19 9 (10.47%) Fintech
19 9 (10.47%) ES6
20 8 (9.30%) DevOps

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 6 (6.98%) CMS
2 3 (3.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (3.49%) Confluence
2 3 (3.49%) WordPress
3 2 (2.33%) Drupal
4 1 (1.16%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Shopify
2 1 (1.16%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) GitHub
1 5 (5.81%) npm
2 3 (3.49%) AWS
2 3 (3.49%) Azure
2 3 (3.49%) CloudBees
2 3 (3.49%) SaaS
3 1 (1.16%) BrowserStack
3 1 (1.16%) Firebase
3 1 (1.16%) GCP
3 1 (1.16%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 21 (24.42%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.47%) Cypress.io
3 5 (5.81%) webpack
4 3 (3.49%) Jasmine
4 3 (3.49%) JIRA
5 2 (2.33%) Mocha
6 1 (1.16%) GitLab
6 1 (1.16%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.16%) Protractor
6 1 (1.16%) Selenium
6 1 (1.16%) Subversion
General
1 16 (18.60%) Finance
2 8 (9.30%) Front Office
3 6 (6.98%) Social Skills
4 5 (5.81%) Organisational Skills
5 4 (4.65%) Marketing
6 3 (3.49%) Law
6 3 (3.49%) Retail
7 1 (1.16%) Advertising
7 1 (1.16%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (88.37%) React
2 58 (67.44%) HTML
3 50 (58.14%) CSS
4 29 (33.72%) HTML5
5 23 (26.74%) AngularJS
6 20 (23.26%) CSS3
7 17 (19.77%) Node.js
7 17 (19.77%) Redux
8 16 (18.60%) Sass
9 11 (12.79%) Jest
10 10 (11.63%) Vue.js
11 9 (10.47%) Express
11 9 (10.47%) RESTful
12 8 (9.30%) Ext JS
13 7 (8.14%) React Native
13 7 (8.14%) Web Services
14 6 (6.98%) Apollo GraphQL
14 6 (6.98%) GraphQL
14 6 (6.98%) JSON
15 5 (5.81%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (27.91%) User Experience
2 8 (9.30%) Management Information System
3 7 (8.14%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (5.81%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.16%) Biotechnology
6 1 (1.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.16%) Legacy Code
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.65%) Android
1 4 (4.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (82.56%) Front End Development
2 45 (52.33%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (23.26%) Scrum
4 14 (16.28%) OO
5 13 (15.12%) Unit Testing
6 10 (11.63%) Web Development
7 9 (10.47%) Fintech
7 9 (10.47%) Software Engineering
8 8 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (9.30%) DevOps
8 8 (9.30%) Migration
8 8 (9.30%) Risk Management
9 7 (8.14%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 7 (8.14%) Mentoring
9 7 (8.14%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (8.14%) TDD
10 6 (6.98%) Analytics
10 6 (6.98%) Coaching
10 6 (6.98%) Functional Testing
10 6 (6.98%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 72 (83.72%) JavaScript
2 29 (33.72%) TypeScript
3 9 (10.47%) ES6
4 5 (5.81%) ES7
4 5 (5.81%) PHP
5 3 (3.49%) Java
6 2 (2.33%) Python
7 1 (1.16%) C#
7 1 (1.16%) Go
7 1 (1.16%) Ruby
7 1 (1.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (9.30%) DV Cleared
1 8 (9.30%) SC Cleared
1 8 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.33%) Degree
3 1 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.14%) Accessibility
System Software
1 15 (17.44%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (3.49%) Adobe
2 2 (2.33%) Google
3 1 (1.16%) hybris
3 1 (1.16%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.16%) SAP
3 1 (1.16%) WooCommerce