Period
to 22 January 2020

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 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
22 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 120 127 114
Rank change year-on-year +7 -13 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 214 257 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.33% 2.49% 2.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.44% 2.60% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 193 236 277
City of London median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -7.69% +18.18%
10th Percentile £46,550 £39,375 £40,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £80,000 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +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 8,754 9,871 9,953
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.19% 95.72% 95.08%
Number of salaries quoted 7,581 8,817 8,868
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,500 £35,750 £36,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +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 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 22 January 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 22 January 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
London Bridge +3 18 £70,000 +33.33%
Moorgate - 7 £65,000 - 1
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 22 January 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.

1 193 (90.19%) JavaScript
2 180 (84.11%) Front End Development
3 156 (72.90%) CSS
4 140 (65.42%) HTML
5 112 (52.34%) React
6 109 (50.93%) AngularJS
7 88 (41.12%) Agile Software Development
8 86 (40.19%) HTML5
9 77 (35.98%) User Experience
10 66 (30.84%) CSS3
11 65 (30.37%) Redux
12 62 (28.97%) Fintech
13 59 (27.57%) Sass
14 57 (26.64%) Web Development
15 54 (25.23%) Finance
16 53 (24.77%) TypeScript
17 43 (20.09%) Git (software)
18 41 (19.16%) TDD
18 41 (19.16%) Node.js
19 39 (18.22%) webpack
19 39 (18.22%) jQuery
20 37 (17.29%) Degree
21 33 (15.42%) ES6
22 30 (14.02%) Vue.js
23 29 (13.55%) E-Commerce
24 28 (13.08%) LESS
24 28 (13.08%) npm
25 27 (12.62%) Analytics
26 26 (12.15%) Responsive Web Design
26 26 (12.15%) Mentoring

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 8 (3.74%) EPiServer
2 5 (2.34%) CMS
3 2 (0.93%) ColdFusion
3 2 (0.93%) Confluence
4 1 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.47%) nginx
4 1 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.87%) Sketch
2 2 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) R3 Corda
2 1 (0.47%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 28 (13.08%) npm
2 16 (7.48%) AWS
3 8 (3.74%) GCP
4 4 (1.87%) SaaS
4 4 (1.87%) Serverless
5 2 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (0.93%) Firebase
5 2 (0.93%) GitHub
5 2 (0.93%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.47%) AdWords
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.47%) Amazon ECS
6 1 (0.47%) Asana
6 1 (0.47%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.47%) Azure
6 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.47%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.21%) Internet
2 3 (1.40%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.93%) Blockchain
1 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.47%) Big Data
2 1 (0.47%) MySQL
2 1 (0.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 43 (20.09%) Git (software)
2 39 (18.22%) webpack
3 19 (8.88%) Babel
4 18 (8.41%) gulp
5 16 (7.48%) Grunt
6 13 (6.07%) Jasmine
7 8 (3.74%) Protractor
8 6 (2.80%) Jenkins
9 5 (2.34%) Bitbucket
9 5 (2.34%) CircleCI
10 4 (1.87%) JIRA
10 4 (1.87%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (1.87%) Mocha
11 3 (1.40%) Bower
11 3 (1.40%) Cypress.io
11 3 (1.40%) jspm
11 3 (1.40%) Visual Studio
12 2 (0.93%) JIRA Agile
12 2 (0.93%) QUnit
12 2 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 54 (25.23%) Finance
2 23 (10.75%) Marketing
3 13 (6.07%) Retail
4 9 (4.21%) Advertising
5 5 (2.34%) Law
6 4 (1.87%) Banking
7 3 (1.40%) Publishing
8 2 (0.93%) Back Office
8 2 (0.93%) Electronics
8 2 (0.93%) Front Office
8 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.93%) Public Sector
8 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.47%) Automotive
9 1 (0.47%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.47%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (72.90%) CSS
2 140 (65.42%) HTML
3 112 (52.34%) React
4 109 (50.93%) AngularJS
5 86 (40.19%) HTML5
6 66 (30.84%) CSS3
7 65 (30.37%) Redux
8 59 (27.57%) Sass
9 41 (19.16%) Node.js
10 39 (18.22%) jQuery
11 30 (14.02%) Vue.js
12 28 (13.08%) LESS
13 25 (11.68%) RESTful
14 23 (10.75%) .NET
15 18 (8.41%) GraphQL
16 17 (7.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 15 (7.01%) REST
18 13 (6.07%) OAuth
18 13 (6.07%) OAuth2
18 13 (6.07%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 77 (35.98%) User Experience
2 19 (8.88%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (6.07%) iPad
5 11 (5.14%) Derivative
6 8 (3.74%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.40%) Cybercrime
8 3 (1.40%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.93%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (0.93%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.47%) Animation
10 1 (0.47%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.47%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.47%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.87%) Linux
2 2 (0.93%) Android
3 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (84.11%) Front End Development
2 88 (41.12%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (28.97%) Fintech
4 57 (26.64%) Web Development
5 41 (19.16%) TDD
6 29 (13.55%) E-Commerce
7 27 (12.62%) Analytics
8 26 (12.15%) Computer Science
8 26 (12.15%) Mentoring
8 26 (12.15%) Responsive Web Design
9 22 (10.28%) Mathematics
10 19 (8.88%) Cryptocurrency
10 19 (8.88%) Wireframes
11 17 (7.94%) 3D Animation
11 17 (7.94%) API Design
11 17 (7.94%) Microservices
12 15 (7.01%) BDD
12 15 (7.01%) User Stories
13 14 (6.54%) Scrum
14 13 (6.07%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 193 (90.19%) JavaScript
2 53 (24.77%) TypeScript
3 33 (15.42%) ES6
4 14 (6.54%) C#
4 14 (6.54%) Java
5 7 (3.27%) PHP
6 5 (2.34%) SQL
7 4 (1.87%) ES7
8 3 (1.40%) Python
9 2 (0.93%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.47%) Clojure
10 1 (0.47%) Haskell
10 1 (0.47%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 37 (17.29%) Degree
2 19 (8.88%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.81%) QA
2 3 (1.40%) WCAG
System Software
1 13 (6.07%) Docker
Vendors
1 12 (5.61%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.74%) Google
3 5 (2.34%) Adobe
4 2 (0.93%) Oracle
4 2 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (0.93%) SAP
5 1 (0.47%) Perforce
5 1 (0.47%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.47%) Spotify