Period
to 25 January 2022

The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £80,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 25 January 2022.

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
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 190 151 124
Rank change year-on-year -39 -27 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 72 69 216
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.15% 1.60% 2.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 1.72% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 71 58 195
10th Percentile £46,250 £52,125 £46,850
25th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £67,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +18.52% - +12.50%
75th Percentile £91,250 £78,125 £77,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £88,750 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year - - +12.50%

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 5,887 4,017 8,667
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.94% 93.38% 95.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5,195 3,522 7,581
10th Percentile £42,350 £42,500 £36,250
25th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -
75th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £103,750 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%

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 25 January 2022.

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 25 January 2022, 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 69 (95.83%) Front End Development
2 61 (84.72%) JavaScript
3 53 (73.61%) React
4 46 (63.89%) HTML
5 41 (56.94%) CSS
6 33 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (44.44%) User Experience
8 31 (43.06%) Vue.js
9 24 (33.33%) HTML5
10 23 (31.94%) AngularJS
11 22 (30.56%) Sass
11 22 (30.56%) TypeScript
12 21 (29.17%) Docker
12 21 (29.17%) Node.js
13 20 (27.78%) Scrum
14 15 (20.83%) CSS3
15 14 (19.44%) Fintech
15 14 (19.44%) Redux
15 14 (19.44%) Unit Testing
15 14 (19.44%) B2B
16 13 (18.06%) Finance
17 12 (16.67%) Express
17 12 (16.67%) Functional Testing
18 10 (13.89%) Test Automation
19 9 (12.50%) Cypress.io
19 9 (12.50%) DevOps
19 9 (12.50%) React Native
19 9 (12.50%) ES6
19 9 (12.50%) Kubernetes
19 9 (12.50%) CI/CD

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 1 (1.39%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.33%) AWS
1 6 (8.33%) Azure
2 4 (5.56%) SaaS
3 3 (4.17%) Amazon S3
3 3 (4.17%) CloudFront
3 3 (4.17%) GitHub
3 3 (4.17%) Route 53
4 2 (2.78%) npm
4 2 (2.78%) Stripe
5 1 (1.39%) Figma
5 1 (1.39%) GCP
5 1 (1.39%) Serverless
5 1 (1.39%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) Blockchain
1 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
1 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.39%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (12.50%) Cypress.io
2 8 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 8 (11.11%) webpack
3 3 (4.17%) Appium
3 3 (4.17%) CircleCI
4 2 (2.78%) Babel
4 2 (2.78%) GitLab
4 2 (2.78%) Storybook
5 1 (1.39%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.39%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.39%) rollup.js
5 1 (1.39%) Selenium
5 1 (1.39%) TeamCity
General
1 13 (18.06%) Finance
2 7 (9.72%) Advertising
3 6 (8.33%) Social Skills
4 3 (4.17%) Games
5 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.39%) Documentation Skills
6 1 (1.39%) Marketing
6 1 (1.39%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (73.61%) React
2 46 (63.89%) HTML
3 41 (56.94%) CSS
4 31 (43.06%) Vue.js
5 24 (33.33%) HTML5
6 23 (31.94%) AngularJS
7 22 (30.56%) Sass
8 21 (29.17%) Node.js
9 15 (20.83%) CSS3
10 14 (19.44%) Redux
11 12 (16.67%) Express
12 9 (12.50%) React Native
13 8 (11.11%) GraphQL
14 6 (8.33%) LESS
14 6 (8.33%) OpenFin
15 5 (6.94%) Jest
16 3 (4.17%) RESTful
17 2 (2.78%) jQuery
17 2 (2.78%) NgRx
17 2 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 32 (44.44%) User Experience
2 8 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 6 (8.33%) Derivative
3 6 (8.33%) Equities
3 6 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.78%) Android
1 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (95.83%) Front End Development
2 33 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (27.78%) Scrum
4 14 (19.44%) B2B
4 14 (19.44%) Fintech
4 14 (19.44%) Unit Testing
5 12 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 10 (13.89%) Test Automation
7 9 (12.50%) CI/CD
7 9 (12.50%) DevOps
8 7 (9.72%) Coaching
8 7 (9.72%) Mentoring
8 7 (9.72%) User Stories
9 6 (8.33%) Microservices
9 6 (8.33%) OO
9 6 (8.33%) Project Delivery
9 6 (8.33%) User Research
10 5 (6.94%) UX Design
11 4 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
12 3 (4.17%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 61 (84.72%) JavaScript
2 22 (30.56%) TypeScript
3 9 (12.50%) ES6
4 4 (5.56%) Java
5 2 (2.78%) C
6 1 (1.39%) C#
6 1 (1.39%) ES7
6 1 (1.39%) PHP
6 1 (1.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.39%) Degree
1 1 (1.39%) DV Cleared
1 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 21 (29.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (12.50%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (2.78%) Microsoft