The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
London / City of London
Rank 115 141 208
Rank change year-on-year +26 +67  
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 109 133 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.18% 1.89% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.27% 1.98% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 103 123 89
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £38,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £74,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4808 6716 9658
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.97% 95.56% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4412 6000 8224
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £81,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 211 (93.78%) JavaScript
2 205 (91.11%) Front End Development
3 183 (81.33%) HTML
4 182 (80.89%) CSS
5 119 (52.89%) AngularJS
6 114 (50.67%) HTML5
7 102 (45.33%) jQuery
8 83 (36.89%) User Experience
9 76 (33.78%) Agile Software Development
10 69 (30.67%) Web Development
11 68 (30.22%) CSS3
12 66 (29.33%) Node.js
13 63 (28.00%) React
14 57 (25.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 52 (23.11%) Sass
15 52 (23.11%) Data Visualisation
15 52 (23.11%) Visualisation
15 52 (23.11%) PHP
16 45 (20.00%) Finance
17 39 (17.33%) Java
18 35 (15.56%) Fintech
18 35 (15.56%) C#
19 33 (14.67%) TDD
20 32 (14.22%) Git (software)
21 31 (13.78%) Linux
22 30 (13.33%) MySQL
22 30 (13.33%) SQL Server
22 30 (13.33%) Twitter
23 29 (12.89%) Banking
24 27 (12.00%) LESS

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top Related 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 7 (3.11%) CMS
1 7 (3.11%) Drupal
2 6 (2.67%) WordPress
3 4 (1.78%) Confluence
4 3 (1.33%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.89%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.44%) Apache
6 1 (0.44%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.44%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 13 (5.78%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.44%) GIMP
2 1 (0.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (4.00%) Magento
2 1 (0.44%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.00%) GitHub
2 5 (2.22%) SaaS
3 1 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.44%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.44%) Google Tag Manager
3 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.44%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.22%) Internet
2 3 (1.33%) HTTP
3 2 (0.89%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (13.33%) MySQL
1 30 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.11%) Big Data
3 4 (1.78%) MongoDB
3 4 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.89%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.44%) Redis
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 32 (14.22%) Git (software)
2 20 (8.89%) Grunt
2 20 (8.89%) gulp
3 11 (4.89%) JIRA
4 10 (4.44%) Jasmine
5 7 (3.11%) Jenkins
6 6 (2.67%) webpack
7 5 (2.22%) Mocha
8 4 (1.78%) Bower
8 4 (1.78%) PhantomJS
9 3 (1.33%) Axure RP
9 3 (1.33%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.33%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.33%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.89%) Babel
10 2 (0.89%) Maven
10 2 (0.89%) Selenium
10 2 (0.89%) Subversion
10 2 (0.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 45 (20.00%) Finance
2 29 (12.89%) Banking
3 18 (8.00%) Marketing
4 17 (7.56%) Back Office
5 10 (4.44%) Financial Institution
6 9 (4.00%) Publishing
7 7 (3.11%) Retail
8 5 (2.22%) Games
9 4 (1.78%) Front Office
10 2 (0.89%) Legal
11 1 (0.44%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (81.33%) HTML
2 182 (80.89%) CSS
3 119 (52.89%) AngularJS
4 114 (50.67%) HTML5
5 102 (45.33%) jQuery
6 68 (30.22%) CSS3
7 66 (29.33%) Node.js
8 63 (28.00%) React
9 57 (25.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 52 (23.11%) Sass
11 27 (12.00%) LESS
12 22 (9.78%) JSON
12 22 (9.78%) KnockoutJS
13 19 (8.44%) Ajax
14 16 (7.11%) .NET
15 13 (5.78%) Backbone.js
16 11 (4.89%) RESTful
16 11 (4.89%) Web Services
17 9 (4.00%) REST
18 8 (3.56%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 83 (36.89%) User Experience
2 35 (15.56%) Fintech
3 26 (11.56%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.44%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.67%) Kindle
6 5 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.78%) New Media
7 4 (1.78%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.89%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (0.89%) Augmented Reality
8 2 (0.89%) BBC
8 2 (0.89%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (0.89%) PlayStation
8 2 (0.89%) STB
8 2 (0.89%) Video on Demand
8 2 (0.89%) Xbox
9 1 (0.44%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.44%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.44%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (13.78%) Linux
2 11 (4.89%) Android
3 4 (1.78%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.89%) Unix
4 2 (0.89%) Windows
5 1 (0.44%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 205 (91.11%) Front End Development
2 76 (33.78%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (30.67%) Web Development
4 52 (23.11%) Data Visualisation
4 52 (23.11%) Visualisation
5 33 (14.67%) TDD
6 24 (10.67%) BDD
7 21 (9.33%) Scrum
8 20 (8.89%) E-Commerce
9 14 (6.22%) Responsive Web Design
10 12 (5.33%) MVC
11 11 (4.89%) Unit Testing
12 9 (4.00%) Mentoring
12 9 (4.00%) Refactoring
13 8 (3.56%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
13 8 (3.56%) OO
13 8 (3.56%) OOP
14 7 (3.11%) ATDD
14 7 (3.11%) Change Management
14 7 (3.11%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 211 (93.78%) JavaScript
2 52 (23.11%) PHP
3 39 (17.33%) Java
4 35 (15.56%) C#
5 22 (9.78%) ES6
6 7 (3.11%) Python
7 6 (2.67%) Ruby
7 6 (2.67%) Scala
8 4 (1.78%) SQL
8 4 (1.78%) TypeScript
9 2 (0.89%) Apple Swift
9 2 (0.89%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.44%) C++
10 1 (0.44%) Clojure
10 1 (0.44%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (0.44%) Go
10 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (7.56%) Degree
2 3 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.67%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.33%) QA
Vendors
1 30 (13.33%) Twitter
2 5 (2.22%) Adobe
3 4 (1.78%) Microsoft
4 2 (0.89%) Atlassian
4 2 (0.89%) DevExpress
4 2 (0.89%) Google
4 2 (0.89%) IBM
4 2 (0.89%) Maxymiser
4 2 (0.89%) Optimizely
5 1 (0.44%) Coremetrics
5 1 (0.44%) Ensighten
5 1 (0.44%) hybris
5 1 (0.44%) Perforce
5 1 (0.44%) Qubit
5 1 (0.44%) Sencha
5 1 (0.44%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.44%) Tealium
5 1 (0.44%) Zend
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