Period
to 11 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

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)
South West > Dorset
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 79 41
Rank change year-on-year +6 -38 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 39 31 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 3.34% 2.57% 6.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.39% 2.62% 6.39%
Number of salaries quoted 34 28 64
Dorset median annual salary £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £24,750 £22,700 £24,125
90th Percentile £63,750 £38,750 £43,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -3.61% +18.57% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset. 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
Dorset
Permanent vacancies in Dorset with a recognized job title 1,149 1,181 1,017
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.37% 98.09% 99.32%
Number of salaries quoted 988 1,012 909
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

Job postings that featured Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Dorset.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Dorset

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Dorset.

Salary trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Dorset

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Dorset over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Dorset

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 6 months to 11 December 2018. 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
Wimborne +9 15 £30,000 -7.69%
Bournemouth -19 10 £57,500 +76.92%
Poole +6 7 £45,000 +87.50%
Verwood - 2 £22,500 -
Dorchester - 1 £45,000 -
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
South West

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, 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 Dorset region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 34 (87.18%) HTML
2 33 (84.62%) CSS
3 31 (79.49%) Front End Development
4 29 (74.36%) JavaScript
5 22 (56.41%) PHP
5 22 (56.41%) Git (software)
6 19 (48.72%) User Experience
6 19 (48.72%) jQuery
7 18 (46.15%) MVC
8 17 (43.59%) Web Development
9 16 (41.03%) Sass
10 15 (38.46%) React
11 14 (35.90%) Self-Motivation
11 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (33.33%) AngularJS
13 12 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 12 (30.77%) Web Design
14 11 (28.21%) WordPress
14 11 (28.21%) LESS
14 11 (28.21%) HTML5
15 10 (25.64%) Adobe
16 9 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
17 8 (20.51%) GitHub
17 8 (20.51%) Open Source
17 8 (20.51%) Project Management
18 7 (17.95%) Finance
18 7 (17.95%) LAMP
18 7 (17.95%) MySQL
18 7 (17.95%) Windows
18 7 (17.95%) Linux

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 11 (28.21%) WordPress
2 7 (17.95%) Apache
3 4 (10.26%) Confluence
4 3 (7.69%) CMS
5 1 (2.56%) IIS
5 1 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (5.13%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (5.13%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.51%) GitHub
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (12.82%) SaaS
3 2 (5.13%) Google Analytics
4 1 (2.56%) npm
4 1 (2.56%) NuGet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) MySQL
2 1 (2.56%) Big Data
2 1 (2.56%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 22 (56.41%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.82%) Grunt
2 5 (12.82%) Protractor
3 4 (10.26%) Bower
3 4 (10.26%) gulp
3 4 (10.26%) JIRA
4 2 (5.13%) Selenium
5 1 (2.56%) Axure RP
5 1 (2.56%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (2.56%) git-flow
5 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.56%) webpack
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.13%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (87.18%) HTML
2 33 (84.62%) CSS
3 19 (48.72%) jQuery
4 16 (41.03%) Sass
5 15 (38.46%) React
6 13 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 12 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 11 (28.21%) HTML5
8 11 (28.21%) LESS
9 7 (17.95%) LAMP
10 6 (15.38%) Vue.js
11 5 (12.82%) Ionic Framework
11 5 (12.82%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (12.82%) XML
12 4 (10.26%) Angular 2
12 4 (10.26%) HTML5 Boilerplate
13 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
13 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
13 3 (7.69%) REST
13 3 (7.69%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (48.72%) User Experience
2 14 (35.90%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (17.95%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (15.38%) Mobile App
5 2 (5.13%) Social Media
6 1 (2.56%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Linux
1 7 (17.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (79.49%) Front End Development
2 18 (46.15%) MVC
3 17 (43.59%) Web Development
4 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (30.77%) Web Design
6 9 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (20.51%) Open Source
7 8 (20.51%) Project Management
8 5 (12.82%) DevOps
8 5 (12.82%) Wireframes
9 4 (10.26%) Microservices
9 4 (10.26%) Scrum
10 3 (7.69%) API Integration
10 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
10 3 (7.69%) TDD
11 2 (5.13%) Content Management
11 2 (5.13%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (5.13%) Email Marketing
11 2 (5.13%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
11 2 (5.13%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 29 (74.36%) JavaScript
2 22 (56.41%) PHP
3 5 (12.82%) TypeScript
4 3 (7.69%) C#
4 3 (7.69%) PHP 5
4 3 (7.69%) PHP 7
5 2 (5.13%) ES6
5 2 (5.13%) R
5 2 (5.13%) SQL
6 1 (2.56%) ES7
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Adobe
2 5 (12.82%) Sitecore
3 4 (10.26%) Atlassian
4 2 (5.13%) Google
4 2 (5.13%) Xamarin