Period
to 22 January 2022

The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

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)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 160 124 154
Rank change year-on-year -36 +30 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 2,580 1,553 2,729
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.31% 2.72% 2.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.51% 2.86% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,557 1,379 2,347
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £40,000 £41,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%
75th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +10.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 102,757 54,344 111,421
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.19% 95.02% 95.54%
Number of salaries quoted 70,633 45,111 90,920
10th Percentile £31,750 £32,000 £28,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +1.94%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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

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

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

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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in England.

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

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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in England over the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London +27 1,393 £70,000 +7.69% 227
South East -80 356 £50,000 - 48
North of England -96 280 £50,000 +11.11% 94
Midlands -21 256 £50,000 +9.89% 43
South West -31 197 £50,000 - 25
West Midlands -33 153 £52,500 +15.38% 30
North West -61 152 £52,806 +17.35% 48
Yorkshire -71 111 £48,750 +8.33% 34
East Midlands -33 78 £50,000 +25.00% 12
East of England -87 48 £50,000 +14.29% 28
North East -34 17 £29,500 -26.25% 12
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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 England region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 2,391 (92.67%) Front End Development
2 1,935 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 1,748 (67.75%) HTML
4 1,731 (67.09%) React
5 1,689 (65.47%) CSS
6 1,124 (43.57%) Agile Software Development
7 972 (37.67%) TypeScript
8 926 (35.89%) User Experience
9 799 (30.97%) AngularJS
10 772 (29.92%) HTML5
11 603 (23.37%) Node.js
12 599 (23.22%) Git (software)
13 554 (21.47%) Sass
14 539 (20.89%) Vue.js
15 536 (20.78%) Redux
16 529 (20.50%) CSS3
17 480 (18.60%) Social Skills
18 452 (17.52%) UX Design
19 422 (16.36%) Finance
20 398 (15.43%) RESTful
21 394 (15.27%) Software Engineering
22 393 (15.23%) Web Development
23 359 (13.91%) TDD
24 327 (12.67%) Problem-Solving
25 324 (12.56%) webpack
26 305 (11.82%) SaaS
27 302 (11.71%) Scrum
28 301 (11.67%) Test Automation
29 294 (11.40%) CI/CD
30 290 (11.24%) REST

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 179 (6.94%) CMS
2 117 (4.53%) WordPress
3 47 (1.82%) Confluence
4 29 (1.12%) Headless CMS
5 15 (0.58%) Joomla!
6 13 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (0.39%) Drupal
7 10 (0.39%) Umbraco
8 7 (0.27%) IBM Domino
9 6 (0.23%) Apache
9 6 (0.23%) SharePoint
10 5 (0.19%) SAS
11 4 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (0.12%) EPiServer
12 3 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.078%) Facebook Platform
13 2 (0.078%) Kentico
13 2 (0.078%) nginx
13 2 (0.078%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.039%) WebSphere
Applications
1 70 (2.71%) Photoshop
2 60 (2.33%) Adobe XD
3 55 (2.13%) Sketch
4 36 (1.40%) InVision
5 29 (1.12%) Adobe Illustrator
6 22 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 11 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
8 10 (0.39%) GIMP
9 7 (0.27%) MS Visio
10 6 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
10 6 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 6 (0.23%) Zeplin
11 3 (0.12%) Chatbot
12 2 (0.078%) InDesign
13 1 (0.039%) Revit
13 1 (0.039%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 30 (1.16%) Shopify
2 18 (0.70%) Magento
3 9 (0.35%) Distributed Ledger
3 9 (0.35%) SAP Hybris
4 7 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.039%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 305 (11.82%) SaaS
2 251 (9.73%) Azure
3 245 (9.50%) AWS
4 237 (9.19%) npm
5 153 (5.93%) GitHub
6 83 (3.22%) GCP
7 73 (2.83%) Figma
8 62 (2.40%) Serverless
9 50 (1.94%) Yarn
10 44 (1.71%) GitHub Actions
11 40 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
12 37 (1.43%) Amazon S3
13 31 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
14 29 (1.12%) Google Analytics
15 18 (0.70%) Firebase
15 18 (0.70%) PaaS
16 17 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
16 17 (0.66%) OpenShift
17 15 (0.58%) Google Tag Manager
18 14 (0.54%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 166 (6.43%) HTTP
2 14 (0.54%) Internet
3 7 (0.27%) Broadband
3 7 (0.27%) SSH
4 6 (0.23%) Intranet
5 5 (0.19%) RTSP
6 1 (0.039%) DAB
6 1 (0.039%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (3.84%) MySQL
2 89 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
3 60 (2.33%) SQL Server
4 54 (2.09%) MongoDB
5 30 (1.16%) Big Data
6 26 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
6 26 (1.01%) Relational Database
7 20 (0.78%) NoSQL
8 18 (0.70%) Blockchain
9 13 (0.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 12 (0.47%) Redis
11 7 (0.27%) Electronic Patient Records
12 6 (0.23%) GIS
13 5 (0.19%) Data Lake
13 5 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.19%) Hadoop
13 5 (0.19%) Power BI
14 2 (0.078%) Amazon Aurora
14 2 (0.078%) MariaDB
14 2 (0.078%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 599 (23.22%) Git (software)
2 324 (12.56%) webpack
3 144 (5.58%) Cypress.io
4 126 (4.88%) gulp
5 111 (4.30%) Jenkins
6 101 (3.91%) Mocha
7 82 (3.18%) JIRA
8 78 (3.02%) Grunt
9 52 (2.02%) Bitbucket
10 46 (1.78%) Jasmine
11 45 (1.74%) Codeship
11 45 (1.74%) GitLab
12 40 (1.55%) Babel
12 40 (1.55%) Selenium
13 37 (1.43%) Storybook
14 31 (1.20%) git-flow
14 31 (1.20%) PostCSS
15 24 (0.93%) Cucumber
16 23 (0.89%) CircleCI
16 23 (0.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 480 (18.60%) Social Skills
2 422 (16.36%) Finance
3 183 (7.09%) Marketing
4 120 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
5 100 (3.88%) Banking
6 97 (3.76%) Retail
7 78 (3.02%) Games
8 61 (2.36%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 58 (2.25%) Public Sector
10 49 (1.90%) Manufacturing
11 48 (1.86%) Advertising
12 39 (1.51%) Financial Institution
13 24 (0.93%) Law
14 21 (0.81%) Organisational Skills
15 19 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
16 18 (0.70%) Music Industry
16 18 (0.70%) Telecoms
17 17 (0.66%) Investment Banking
18 14 (0.54%) Legal
19 13 (0.50%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,748 (67.75%) HTML
2 1,731 (67.09%) React
3 1,689 (65.47%) CSS
4 799 (30.97%) AngularJS
5 772 (29.92%) HTML5
6 603 (23.37%) Node.js
7 554 (21.47%) Sass
8 539 (20.89%) Vue.js
9 536 (20.78%) Redux
10 529 (20.50%) CSS3
11 398 (15.43%) RESTful
12 290 (11.24%) REST
13 257 (9.96%) jQuery
14 253 (9.81%) Jest
15 245 (9.50%) React Native
16 242 (9.38%) GraphQL
17 172 (6.67%) .NET
18 150 (5.81%) LESS
19 137 (5.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 106 (4.11%) Next.js
Miscellaneous
1 926 (35.89%) User Experience
2 231 (8.95%) Greenfield Project
3 142 (5.50%) Mobile App
4 109 (4.22%) Self-Motivation
5 89 (3.45%) e-Learning
6 54 (2.09%) Tandem
7 49 (1.90%) W3C
8 47 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 38 (1.47%) Animation
10 35 (1.36%) Public Cloud
11 29 (1.12%) Data Structures
12 26 (1.01%) Client/Server
12 26 (1.01%) Legacy Code
13 25 (0.97%) Equities
14 21 (0.81%) Hedge funds
14 21 (0.81%) Virtual Team
15 20 (0.78%) Derivative
16 19 (0.74%) Video\Live Streaming
16 19 (0.74%) Wiki
17 16 (0.62%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 91 (3.53%) Android
2 74 (2.87%) Apple iOS
3 36 (1.40%) Linux
4 24 (0.93%) Windows
5 7 (0.27%) Unix
6 4 (0.16%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.078%) tvOS
8 1 (0.039%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,391 (92.67%) Front End Development
2 1,124 (43.57%) Agile Software Development
3 452 (17.52%) UX Design
4 394 (15.27%) Software Engineering
5 393 (15.23%) Web Development
6 359 (13.91%) TDD
7 327 (12.67%) Problem-Solving
8 302 (11.71%) Scrum
9 301 (11.67%) Test Automation
10 294 (11.40%) CI/CD
11 268 (10.39%) Fintech
12 255 (9.88%) E-Commerce
13 244 (9.46%) DevOps
14 215 (8.33%) Unit Testing
15 185 (7.17%) Microservices
16 175 (6.78%) Analytics
17 170 (6.59%) Continuous Integration
18 164 (6.36%) Mentoring
19 158 (6.12%) Full Stack Development
20 154 (5.97%) Clean Code
Programming Languages
1 1,935 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 972 (37.67%) TypeScript
3 273 (10.58%) ES6
4 216 (8.37%) Python
5 179 (6.94%) C#
6 176 (6.82%) PHP
7 160 (6.20%) Java
8 78 (3.02%) ES7
9 75 (2.91%) SQL
10 55 (2.13%) Kotlin
11 30 (1.16%) Go
12 28 (1.09%) Ruby
13 25 (0.97%) Scala
14 20 (0.78%) T-SQL
15 19 (0.74%) ES8
16 18 (0.70%) C++
17 17 (0.66%) Java 11
18 13 (0.50%) Elm
19 11 (0.43%) Apple Swift
19 11 (0.43%) C
Qualifications
1 159 (6.16%) Degree
2 54 (2.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (1.36%) Security Cleared
4 33 (1.28%) SC Cleared
5 18 (0.70%) Master's Degree
6 16 (0.62%) SANS
7 13 (0.50%) PhD
8 10 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
9 3 (0.12%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.039%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 178 (6.90%) Accessibility
2 81 (3.14%) QA
3 48 (1.86%) WCAG
4 2 (0.078%) WAI
5 1 (0.039%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.039%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.039%) TickIT
System Software
1 263 (10.19%) Docker
2 13 (0.50%) Firmware
3 1 (0.039%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 124 (4.81%) Kubernetes
2 22 (0.85%) Ansible
2 22 (0.85%) Terraform
3 15 (0.58%) Grafana
4 5 (0.19%) Hadoop YARN
5 3 (0.12%) Rancher
6 1 (0.039%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 138 (5.35%) Google
2 136 (5.27%) Adobe
3 86 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 39 (1.51%) WooCommerce
5 23 (0.89%) Apple
5 23 (0.89%) SAP
6 22 (0.85%) Facebook
6 22 (0.85%) Oracle
7 19 (0.74%) Twitter
8 18 (0.70%) Sitecore
9 16 (0.62%) Atlassian
10 15 (0.58%) Instagram
11 13 (0.50%) Alibaba
11 13 (0.50%) HP
12 12 (0.47%) Infragistics
12 12 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
13 11 (0.43%) BMC
13 11 (0.43%) Ivanti
13 11 (0.43%) ServiceNow
13 11 (0.43%) YouTube