Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Front-End Developer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Senior Front-End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 260 280 365
Rank change year-on-year +20 +85 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Front-End Developer 62 70 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.60% 0.60% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.63% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 61 66 35
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +26.32% -5.00%
10th Percentile £52,500 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £73,125 £72,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +15.38% +1.46%

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 9729 11199 16304
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 96.39% 95.80%
Number of salaries quoted 8814 10212 14168
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £34,250 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +1.85%

Senior Front-End Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured Senior Front-End Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Front-End Developer in the City of London

Senior Front-End Developer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Front-End Developer in the City of London.

Salary trend for Senior Front-End Developer in the City of London

Senior Front-End Developer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Front-End Developer in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Front-End Developer in the City of London

Senior Front-End Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Senior Front-End 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 Senior Front-End Developer in the job title.

1 60 (96.77%) JavaScript
2 59 (95.16%) Front End Development
3 48 (77.42%) HTML
4 43 (69.35%) CSS
5 34 (54.84%) AngularJS
6 32 (51.61%) HTML5
7 27 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (40.32%) React
9 24 (38.71%) Node.js
10 22 (35.48%) TDD
11 18 (29.03%) CSS3
12 17 (27.42%) Sass
12 17 (27.42%) Greenfield Project
13 16 (25.81%) User Experience
13 16 (25.81%) Git (software)
13 16 (25.81%) MVC
14 15 (24.19%) Finance
14 15 (24.19%) OO
15 12 (19.35%) Web Development
15 12 (19.35%) BDD
15 12 (19.35%) Jasmine
16 11 (17.74%) Backbone.js
16 11 (17.74%) jQuery
16 11 (17.74%) PHP
16 11 (17.74%) Vue (Vue.js)
17 10 (16.13%) gulp
17 10 (16.13%) Sinon.JS
17 10 (16.13%) Angular 2
17 10 (16.13%) Mocha
18 9 (14.52%) Pair Programming

Senior Front-End 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 2 (3.23%) Confluence
2 1 (1.61%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.84%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) GitHub
2 5 (8.06%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) HTTP
2 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (25.81%) Git (software)
2 12 (19.35%) Jasmine
3 10 (16.13%) gulp
3 10 (16.13%) Mocha
3 10 (16.13%) Sinon.JS
4 9 (14.52%) Karma Test Runner
4 9 (14.52%) webpack
5 3 (4.84%) Babel
5 3 (4.84%) Grunt
6 2 (3.23%) JIRA
7 1 (1.61%) Ant
7 1 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.61%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.61%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.61%) Protractor
7 1 (1.61%) Selenium
7 1 (1.61%) Subversion
General
1 15 (24.19%) Finance
2 9 (14.52%) Advertising
3 7 (11.29%) Marketing
4 6 (9.68%) Financial Institution
5 5 (8.06%) Banking
5 5 (8.06%) Front Office
6 3 (4.84%) Investment Banking
6 3 (4.84%) Legal
6 3 (4.84%) Publishing
6 3 (4.84%) Retail
7 2 (3.23%) Law
8 1 (1.61%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (77.42%) HTML
2 43 (69.35%) CSS
3 34 (54.84%) AngularJS
4 32 (51.61%) HTML5
5 25 (40.32%) React
6 24 (38.71%) Node.js
7 18 (29.03%) CSS3
8 17 (27.42%) Sass
9 11 (17.74%) Backbone.js
9 11 (17.74%) jQuery
9 11 (17.74%) Vue (Vue.js)
10 10 (16.13%) Angular 2
11 9 (14.52%) Chai
11 9 (14.52%) Redux
12 8 (12.90%) RESTful
13 7 (11.29%) .NET
14 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 5 (8.06%) Jest
15 5 (8.06%) Web Services
16 4 (6.45%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.42%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (25.81%) User Experience
3 6 (9.68%) Virtual Team
4 5 (8.06%) Computer Science
4 5 (8.06%) Digital Media
4 5 (8.06%) Tandem
5 4 (6.45%) Social Media
6 3 (4.84%) Mobile App
7 2 (3.23%) Fintech
8 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.61%) Derivative
8 1 (1.61%) e-Learning
8 1 (1.61%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.61%) iPad
8 1 (1.61%) Online Games
8 1 (1.61%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.06%) Linux
1 5 (8.06%) Windows
2 1 (1.61%) Android
2 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (95.16%) Front End Development
2 27 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (35.48%) TDD
4 16 (25.81%) MVC
5 15 (24.19%) OO
6 12 (19.35%) BDD
6 12 (19.35%) Web Development
7 9 (14.52%) Pair Programming
7 9 (14.52%) SOLID
8 8 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (11.29%) Unit Testing
10 6 (9.68%) Mentoring
10 6 (9.68%) Refactoring
11 5 (8.06%) Analytics
11 5 (8.06%) B2B
11 5 (8.06%) Mathematics
11 5 (8.06%) OOD
11 5 (8.06%) Physics
11 5 (8.06%) Scrum
11 5 (8.06%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 60 (96.77%) JavaScript
2 11 (17.74%) PHP
3 9 (14.52%) ES6
4 8 (12.90%) Java
4 8 (12.90%) TypeScript
5 3 (4.84%) Ruby
6 1 (1.61%) C#
6 1 (1.61%) Clojure
6 1 (1.61%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) Degree
2 2 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.61%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (1.61%) ATG
1 1 (1.61%) Atlassian
1 1 (1.61%) Demandware
1 1 (1.61%) hybris