Period
to 20 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £46,250 in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 20 February 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)
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 169 183
Rank change year-on-year -25 +14 +49
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 177 215 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.41% 1.71% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.77% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 152 211 225
East of England median annual salary £46,250 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.33% +7.14% -7.89%
10th Percentile £29,500 £22,500 £22,700
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £51,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Permanent vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 12,147 12,167 14,414
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.87% 96.59% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 9,943 9,937 11,808
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,950
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.39% +3.41%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the East of England

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the East of England

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the East of England

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 20 February 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
Hertfordshire -22 60 £56,250 +60.71% 7
Cambridgeshire -56 46 £47,500 +1.90% 7
Essex +18 32 £42,500 +70.00% 6
Suffolk -3 23 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Norfolk +18 8 £33,000 +6.45% 8
Bedfordshire +10 8 £53,750 +7.50%
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 East of England region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 163 (92.09%) JavaScript
2 152 (85.88%) HTML
3 137 (77.40%) Front End Development
4 128 (72.32%) CSS
5 106 (59.89%) HTML5
5 106 (59.89%) AngularJS
6 104 (58.76%) jQuery
7 88 (49.72%) React
8 66 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
9 60 (33.90%) Web Development
10 54 (30.51%) Sass
10 54 (30.51%) CSS3
11 49 (27.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 48 (27.12%) gulp
13 44 (24.86%) User Experience
13 44 (24.86%) Git (software)
13 44 (24.86%) MVC
14 39 (22.03%) .NET
15 34 (19.21%) C#
16 32 (18.08%) React Native
16 32 (18.08%) Node.js
17 30 (16.95%) Responsive Web Design
18 28 (15.82%) Karma Test Runner
18 28 (15.82%) ASP.NET
18 28 (15.82%) Finance
19 27 (15.25%) ES6
19 27 (15.25%) LESS
20 24 (13.56%) OO
21 22 (12.43%) SQL Server
21 22 (12.43%) Software Engineering

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 13 (7.34%) WordPress
2 12 (6.78%) CMS
3 10 (5.65%) Drupal
4 8 (4.52%) Apache
5 4 (2.26%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (2.26%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.69%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.56%) Joomla!
Applications
1 14 (7.91%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.69%) Fireworks
4 2 (1.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.13%) InDesign
5 1 (0.56%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.56%) GIMP
5 1 (0.56%) InVision
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.47%) SaaS
2 14 (7.91%) npm
3 7 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.30%) HTTP
2 6 (3.39%) Extranet
3 5 (2.82%) Wireless
4 2 (1.13%) Internet
5 1 (0.56%) Intranet
5 1 (0.56%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.43%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.78%) MySQL
3 10 (5.65%) Relational Database
4 7 (3.95%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.13%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.13%) QlikView
6 1 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.56%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 48 (27.12%) gulp
2 44 (24.86%) Git (software)
3 28 (15.82%) Karma Test Runner
4 22 (12.43%) webpack
5 16 (9.04%) Jasmine
6 13 (7.34%) Jenkins
7 12 (6.78%) JBehave
7 12 (6.78%) WebDriver
8 8 (4.52%) Grunt
9 6 (3.39%) Axure RP
10 5 (2.82%) Vagrant
11 4 (2.26%) Cucumber
11 4 (2.26%) Selenium
12 2 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (1.13%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (15.82%) Finance
2 14 (7.91%) Retail
3 6 (3.39%) Automotive
3 6 (3.39%) Marketing
4 5 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.26%) Games
6 3 (1.69%) Advertising
7 1 (0.56%) Legal
7 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.56%) Publishing
7 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (85.88%) HTML
2 128 (72.32%) CSS
3 106 (59.89%) AngularJS
3 106 (59.89%) HTML5
4 104 (58.76%) jQuery
5 88 (49.72%) React
6 54 (30.51%) CSS3
6 54 (30.51%) Sass
7 49 (27.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 39 (22.03%) .NET
9 32 (18.08%) Node.js
9 32 (18.08%) React Native
10 28 (15.82%) ASP.NET
11 27 (15.25%) LESS
12 22 (12.43%) RESTful
13 20 (11.30%) JSON
14 17 (9.60%) Semantic HTML
15 14 (7.91%) Ajax
15 14 (7.91%) Handlebars
15 14 (7.91%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 44 (24.86%) User Experience
2 16 (9.04%) Mobile App
3 14 (7.91%) Media Streaming
4 9 (5.08%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.52%) W3C
6 5 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.26%) Fintech
7 4 (2.26%) Robotics
7 4 (2.26%) Spread Betting
8 3 (1.69%) Social Media
9 2 (1.13%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.56%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.56%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.56%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.95%) Android
2 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.56%) Windows
2 1 (0.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (77.40%) Front End Development
2 66 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (33.90%) Web Development
4 44 (24.86%) MVC
5 30 (16.95%) Responsive Web Design
6 24 (13.56%) OO
7 22 (12.43%) Software Engineering
8 21 (11.86%) E-Commerce
9 20 (11.30%) Web Design
10 18 (10.17%) OOP
11 17 (9.60%) Scrum
11 17 (9.60%) TDD
12 14 (7.91%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (7.91%) Mentoring
12 14 (7.91%) Unit Testing
12 14 (7.91%) Validation
13 12 (6.78%) Test Automation
14 9 (5.08%) Bioinformatics
14 9 (5.08%) Wireframes
15 8 (4.52%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
Programming Languages
1 163 (92.09%) JavaScript
2 34 (19.21%) C#
3 27 (15.25%) ES6
4 19 (10.73%) PHP
5 16 (9.04%) Java
5 16 (9.04%) TypeScript
6 12 (6.78%) Python
7 8 (4.52%) SQL
8 5 (2.82%) GraphQL
9 4 (2.26%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.26%) Perl
10 1 (0.56%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.56%) C++
10 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.56%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 10 (5.65%) Degree
2 8 (4.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.52%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (5.65%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.39%) Adobe
3 5 (2.82%) Google
3 5 (2.82%) Oracle
4 4 (2.26%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.13%) Tableau
5 2 (1.13%) Twitter
6 1 (0.56%) Sencha