The median annual salary for a Senior Front-End Developer was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 29 March 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)
London / City of London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 203 245 306
Rank change year-on-year +42 +61  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Front-End Developer 20 23 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.39% 0.32% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.33% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 20 21 13
Median salary £72,500 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.00% -13.04%  
90% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £45,000 £42,400
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33%  

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 4931 6867 9910
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.84% 95.64% 95.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4530 6136 8443
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,780 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured Senior Front-End Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 29 March 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 40 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 40 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 36 (90.00%) AngularJS
3 29 (72.50%) HTML
3 29 (72.50%) CSS
4 23 (57.50%) Finance
5 20 (50.00%) Web Development
6 19 (47.50%) C#
6 19 (47.50%) Java
7 18 (45.00%) SQL Server
8 17 (42.50%) Back Office
8 17 (42.50%) Banking
8 17 (42.50%) Computer Science
8 17 (42.50%) Visualisation
8 17 (42.50%) Data Visualisation
9 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (30.00%) HTML5
10 12 (30.00%) User Experience
11 11 (27.50%) Sass
12 10 (25.00%) Git (software)
13 9 (22.50%) jQuery
14 8 (20.00%) Scrum
15 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
15 7 (17.50%) CSS3
16 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
17 5 (12.50%) gulp
17 5 (12.50%) React
17 5 (12.50%) Node.js
18 4 (10.00%) LESS
18 4 (10.00%) ES6

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 3 (7.50%) Confluence
2 1 (2.50%) CMS
2 1 (2.50%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) GitHub
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) SaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (45.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.50%) gulp
3 4 (10.00%) Grunt
4 3 (7.50%) JIRA
5 2 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (5.00%) Bitbucket
5 2 (5.00%) webpack
6 1 (2.50%) Babel
6 1 (2.50%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.50%) Mocha
6 1 (2.50%) Sinon.JS
General
1 23 (57.50%) Finance
2 17 (42.50%) Back Office
2 17 (42.50%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.00%) Marketing
4 2 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (90.00%) AngularJS
2 29 (72.50%) CSS
2 29 (72.50%) HTML
3 12 (30.00%) HTML5
4 11 (27.50%) Sass
5 9 (22.50%) jQuery
6 7 (17.50%) CSS3
7 5 (12.50%) Node.js
7 5 (12.50%) React
8 4 (10.00%) LESS
9 3 (7.50%) Angular 2
9 3 (7.50%) JSON
9 3 (7.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (5.00%) Grails
10 2 (5.00%) Haml
10 2 (5.00%) HTML5 Canvas
10 2 (5.00%) Ruby on Rails
11 1 (2.50%) Backbone.js
11 1 (2.50%) Chai
11 1 (2.50%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 17 (42.50%) Computer Science
2 12 (30.00%) User Experience
3 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.00%) Augmented Reality
4 2 (5.00%) Fintech
5 1 (2.50%) Social Media
5 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Linux
1 1 (2.50%) Unix
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 20 (50.00%) Web Development
3 17 (42.50%) Data Visualisation
3 17 (42.50%) Visualisation
4 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (20.00%) Scrum
6 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
7 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
8 4 (10.00%) TDD
9 3 (7.50%) Mobile First
9 3 (7.50%) Refactoring
10 2 (5.00%) BDD
10 2 (5.00%) High Availability
10 2 (5.00%) Mobile Development
10 2 (5.00%) MVC
10 2 (5.00%) Software Engineering
10 2 (5.00%) Test Strategy
11 1 (2.50%) Automated Testing
11 1 (2.50%) Integration Testing
11 1 (2.50%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (47.50%) C#
2 19 (47.50%) Java
3 4 (10.00%) ES6
4 2 (5.00%) Apple Swift
4 2 (5.00%) Objective-C
4 2 (5.00%) Ruby
5 1 (2.50%) Clojure
5 1 (2.50%) Go
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) Adobe
1 2 (5.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
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