Period
to 21 October 2020

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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 96 133 136
Rank change year-on-year +37 +3 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 105 235 269
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.90% 2.35% 2.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.11% 2.46% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 97 213 264
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% -7.69%
10th Percentile £50,750 £43,350 £38,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £86,000 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% -4.00%

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 3,377 9,537 10,591
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.26% 95.41% 95.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2,954 8,349 9,490
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £98,750 £95,000 £93,750
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%

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 21 October 2020.

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 21 October 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 95 (90.48%) Front End Development
2 64 (60.95%) JavaScript
3 56 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (48.57%) HTML
4 51 (48.57%) Finance
5 50 (47.62%) React
6 47 (44.76%) CSS
7 31 (29.52%) AngularJS
7 31 (29.52%) Vue.js
8 30 (28.57%) User Experience
9 26 (24.76%) HTML5
10 24 (22.86%) Software Engineering
11 23 (21.90%) E-Commerce
11 23 (21.90%) TypeScript
12 21 (20.00%) Retail
13 20 (19.05%) Project Management
13 20 (19.05%) Agile Project Management
14 19 (18.10%) Sass
14 19 (18.10%) Fintech
15 18 (17.14%) ES6
15 18 (17.14%) Git (software)
15 18 (17.14%) TDD
16 15 (14.29%) Web Development
16 15 (14.29%) Node.js
16 15 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 14 (13.33%) Redux
17 14 (13.33%) Zeplin
18 13 (12.38%) Jest
18 13 (12.38%) REST
19 11 (10.48%) Workflow

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 3 (2.86%) EPiServer
2 2 (1.90%) CMS
Applications
1 14 (13.33%) Zeplin
2 7 (6.67%) Figma
3 1 (0.95%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.95%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.62%) SaaS
2 6 (5.71%) Google Analytics
3 5 (4.76%) AWS
4 4 (3.81%) GCP
5 2 (1.90%) Azure
5 2 (1.90%) npm
5 2 (1.90%) Serverless
6 1 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.86%) Internet
2 1 (0.95%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.90%) MySQL
2 1 (0.95%) Redis
2 1 (0.95%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 18 (17.14%) Git (software)
2 9 (8.57%) Cypress.io
3 6 (5.71%) Jasmine
4 5 (4.76%) webpack
5 4 (3.81%) CircleCI
5 4 (3.81%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.81%) Maven
5 4 (3.81%) Travis CI
6 3 (2.86%) PhantomJS
6 3 (2.86%) Selenium
7 2 (1.90%) Babel
7 2 (1.90%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (1.90%) Protractor
8 1 (0.95%) gulp
8 1 (0.95%) Mocha
8 1 (0.95%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.95%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.95%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 51 (48.57%) Finance
2 21 (20.00%) Retail
3 9 (8.57%) Marketing
4 8 (7.62%) Law
5 4 (3.81%) Advertising
5 4 (3.81%) Games
6 2 (1.90%) Banking
7 1 (0.95%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (48.57%) HTML
2 50 (47.62%) React
3 47 (44.76%) CSS
4 31 (29.52%) AngularJS
4 31 (29.52%) Vue.js
5 26 (24.76%) HTML5
6 19 (18.10%) Sass
7 15 (14.29%) Node.js
7 15 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 14 (13.33%) Redux
9 13 (12.38%) Jest
9 13 (12.38%) REST
10 7 (6.67%) CSS3
11 6 (5.71%) GraphQL
11 6 (5.71%) Semantic HTML
12 4 (3.81%) .NET
12 4 (3.81%) Enzyme
13 3 (2.86%) jQuery
13 3 (2.86%) Web Services
14 2 (1.90%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 30 (28.57%) User Experience
2 10 (9.52%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (4.76%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.86%) Blog
6 2 (1.90%) Renewable Energy
6 2 (1.90%) W3C
7 1 (0.95%) Derivative
7 1 (0.95%) Marketing Technology
7 1 (0.95%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.48%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (90.48%) Front End Development
2 56 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (22.86%) Software Engineering
4 23 (21.90%) E-Commerce
5 20 (19.05%) Agile Project Management
5 20 (19.05%) Project Management
6 19 (18.10%) Fintech
7 18 (17.14%) TDD
8 15 (14.29%) Web Development
9 11 (10.48%) Workflow
10 10 (9.52%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 10 (9.52%) Scrum
11 9 (8.57%) Kanban
12 8 (7.62%) Digital Marketing
12 8 (7.62%) Functional Testing
12 8 (7.62%) Mentoring
12 8 (7.62%) SDLC
13 7 (6.67%) Decision-Making
13 7 (6.67%) Test Automation
14 6 (5.71%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 64 (60.95%) JavaScript
2 23 (21.90%) TypeScript
3 18 (17.14%) ES6
4 4 (3.81%) ES7
5 2 (1.90%) Java
5 2 (1.90%) Python
6 1 (0.95%) C#
6 1 (0.95%) ES8
6 1 (0.95%) Go
6 1 (0.95%) PHP
6 1 (0.95%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (0.95%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (9.52%) Google
2 6 (5.71%) Twitter
3 5 (4.76%) Microsoft