Period
to 6 April 2020

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 6 April 2020.

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
6 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 141 165 145
Rank change year-on-year +24 -20 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 2,632 2,971 3,922
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.44% 2.15% 2.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.56% 2.24% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2,474 2,733 3,718
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% +5.88%

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 102,848 132,866 160,317
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.33% 96.00% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 83,124 107,075 132,448
Median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 6 April 2020.

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 6 April 2020. 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
London +30 1,205 £65,000 +8.33% 177
South East +26 488 £50,000 +11.11% 68
North of England +2 375 £45,000 +12.50% 117
South West +72 223 £41,500 +3.75% 36
North West -4 206 £47,500 +5.56% 73
Midlands +34 196 £42,500 +13.33% 42
Yorkshire +19 128 £37,500 - 30
East of England +11 124 £52,500 +16.67% 37
East Midlands +17 99 £40,000 +6.67% 10
West Midlands +34 97 £45,000 +20.00% 32
North East +21 41 £47,500 +16.92% 14
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 6 April 2020, 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 2,386 (90.65%) Front End Development
2 2,278 (86.55%) JavaScript
3 1,892 (71.88%) CSS
4 1,854 (70.44%) HTML
5 1,261 (47.91%) React
6 1,171 (44.49%) AngularJS
7 1,112 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
8 882 (33.51%) HTML5
9 781 (29.67%) User Experience
10 768 (29.18%) Sass
11 658 (25.00%) Git (software)
12 641 (24.35%) CSS3
13 618 (23.48%) Node.js
14 534 (20.29%) Vue.js
15 500 (19.00%) Web Development
16 488 (18.54%) TypeScript
17 481 (18.28%) Redux
18 464 (17.63%) jQuery
19 436 (16.57%) ES6
20 403 (15.31%) webpack
21 355 (13.49%) TDD
22 331 (12.58%) Finance
23 310 (11.78%) LESS
24 293 (11.13%) gulp
25 291 (11.06%) Scrum
26 277 (10.52%) .NET
27 261 (9.92%) Responsive Web Design
28 244 (9.27%) Fintech
29 241 (9.16%) Unit Testing
29 241 (9.16%) PHP

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
1 153 (5.81%) CMS
2 72 (2.74%) WordPress
3 25 (0.95%) Confluence
4 22 (0.84%) nginx
5 21 (0.80%) SharePoint
6 19 (0.72%) Drupal
7 13 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
7 13 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
8 10 (0.38%) Apache
9 9 (0.34%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 8 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
10 8 (0.30%) SAS
11 7 (0.27%) EPiServer
11 7 (0.27%) Umbraco
12 5 (0.19%) Sitefinity
13 4 (0.15%) Apache Spark
13 4 (0.15%) Ethereum
13 4 (0.15%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.11%) Headless CMS
14 3 (0.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 113 (4.29%) Photoshop
2 68 (2.58%) Sketch
3 32 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
4 27 (1.03%) Zeplin
5 21 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 21 (0.80%) Adobe XD
6 12 (0.46%) Chatbot
7 11 (0.42%) InVision
8 6 (0.23%) Fireworks
9 4 (0.15%) Figma
10 3 (0.11%) InDesign
11 2 (0.076%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 37 (1.41%) Magento
2 9 (0.34%) Shopify
3 2 (0.076%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.038%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.038%) Odoo
4 1 (0.038%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 221 (8.40%) AWS
2 197 (7.48%) npm
3 152 (5.78%) Azure
4 105 (3.99%) SaaS
5 85 (3.23%) GitHub
6 37 (1.41%) GCP
7 32 (1.22%) Serverless
8 25 (0.95%) Google Analytics
9 22 (0.84%) Yarn
10 20 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
11 13 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
12 9 (0.34%) Quay.io
13 7 (0.27%) Amazon ECS
13 7 (0.27%) Amazon S3
13 7 (0.27%) PaaS
14 6 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
15 5 (0.19%) Azure Data Factory
16 4 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 4 (0.15%) Power Platform
17 3 (0.11%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 55 (2.09%) Internet
2 30 (1.14%) HTTP
3 18 (0.68%) Wireless
4 5 (0.19%) Intranet
4 5 (0.19%) SSH
5 3 (0.11%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.076%) Network Security
6 2 (0.076%) SNMP
7 1 (0.038%) AMQP
7 1 (0.038%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.038%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.038%) MQTT
7 1 (0.038%) SSL
7 1 (0.038%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (2.93%) MySQL
2 55 (2.09%) Big Data
3 51 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
4 40 (1.52%) SQL Server
5 36 (1.37%) MongoDB
6 30 (1.14%) Redis
7 18 (0.68%) Blockchain
7 18 (0.68%) NoSQL
8 14 (0.53%) Relational Database
9 8 (0.30%) Hadoop
10 6 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.19%) Azure SQL Database
11 5 (0.19%) Qlik Sense
12 4 (0.15%) Power BI
13 3 (0.11%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.11%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.076%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (0.076%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (0.076%) Couchbase
14 2 (0.076%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 658 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 403 (15.31%) webpack
3 293 (11.13%) gulp
4 217 (8.24%) Grunt
5 149 (5.66%) Jasmine
6 95 (3.61%) JIRA
7 83 (3.15%) Babel
7 83 (3.15%) Jenkins
8 80 (3.04%) Bitbucket
9 70 (2.66%) Mocha
10 63 (2.39%) Visual Studio
11 54 (2.05%) Protractor
12 46 (1.75%) Karma Test Runner
13 42 (1.60%) Subversion
14 40 (1.52%) Selenium
15 31 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
16 28 (1.06%) Cypress.io
16 28 (1.06%) GitLab
17 26 (0.99%) TeamCity
18 21 (0.80%) git-flow
General
1 331 (12.58%) Finance
2 180 (6.84%) Marketing
3 131 (4.98%) Retail
4 73 (2.77%) Games
5 35 (1.33%) Advertising
6 26 (0.99%) Banking
6 26 (0.99%) Public Sector
7 23 (0.87%) Multimedia
8 20 (0.76%) Law
9 17 (0.65%) Financial Institution
9 17 (0.65%) Telecoms
10 13 (0.49%) Automotive
11 8 (0.30%) Music Industry
12 7 (0.27%) Legal
12 7 (0.27%) Publishing
13 6 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.19%) Aerospace
15 4 (0.15%) German Language
15 4 (0.15%) Manufacturing
16 3 (0.11%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,892 (71.88%) CSS
2 1,854 (70.44%) HTML
3 1,261 (47.91%) React
4 1,171 (44.49%) AngularJS
5 882 (33.51%) HTML5
6 768 (29.18%) Sass
7 641 (24.35%) CSS3
8 618 (23.48%) Node.js
9 534 (20.29%) Vue.js
10 481 (18.28%) Redux
11 464 (17.63%) jQuery
12 310 (11.78%) LESS
13 277 (10.52%) .NET
14 236 (8.97%) REST
15 227 (8.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 208 (7.90%) Jest
17 189 (7.18%) RESTful
18 162 (6.16%) GraphQL
19 154 (5.85%) React Native
20 143 (5.43%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 781 (29.67%) User Experience
2 209 (7.94%) Greenfield Project
3 152 (5.78%) Mobile App
4 94 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 55 (2.09%) W3C
6 42 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
7 26 (0.99%) Animation
8 23 (0.87%) Self-Motivation
9 20 (0.76%) Algorithms
9 20 (0.76%) Social Media
10 19 (0.72%) iPad
11 15 (0.57%) Derivative
12 12 (0.46%) Virtual Team
13 11 (0.42%) Contract for Difference
13 11 (0.42%) Graphic Design
14 10 (0.38%) Linux Command Line
14 10 (0.38%) Smartphone
15 9 (0.34%) Client/Server
15 9 (0.34%) Hedge funds
15 9 (0.34%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 116 (4.41%) Linux
2 70 (2.66%) Android
3 59 (2.24%) Apple iOS
4 26 (0.99%) Mac OS X
5 23 (0.87%) Windows
6 9 (0.34%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.11%) Unix
8 1 (0.038%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.038%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.038%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,386 (90.65%) Front End Development
2 1,112 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
3 500 (19.00%) Web Development
4 355 (13.49%) TDD
5 291 (11.06%) Scrum
6 261 (9.92%) Responsive Web Design
7 244 (9.27%) Fintech
8 241 (9.16%) Unit Testing
9 217 (8.24%) E-Commerce
10 204 (7.75%) Software Engineering
11 192 (7.29%) OO
12 187 (7.10%) Continuous Integration
13 184 (6.99%) DevOps
14 174 (6.61%) Problem-Solving
15 167 (6.34%) Analytics
16 165 (6.27%) BDD
17 164 (6.23%) Mentoring
18 156 (5.93%) Test Automation
19 137 (5.21%) Microservices
20 134 (5.09%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2,278 (86.55%) JavaScript
2 488 (18.54%) TypeScript
3 436 (16.57%) ES6
4 241 (9.16%) PHP
5 232 (8.81%) C#
6 180 (6.84%) Java
7 148 (5.62%) Python
8 142 (5.40%) SQL
9 65 (2.47%) Ruby
10 36 (1.37%) ES7
11 25 (0.95%) C++
12 18 (0.68%) C
13 17 (0.65%) VB.NET
14 15 (0.57%) Go
15 12 (0.46%) ES8
15 12 (0.46%) Kotlin
16 8 (0.30%) Apex Code
16 8 (0.30%) Bash Shell
17 7 (0.27%) Objective-C
18 6 (0.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 170 (6.46%) Degree
2 72 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (0.84%) Security Cleared
4 15 (0.57%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.23%) DBS Check
6 5 (0.19%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.038%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.038%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.038%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.038%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (4.26%) QA
2 31 (1.18%) WCAG
3 9 (0.34%) WAI
4 1 (0.038%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.038%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 210 (7.98%) Docker
2 6 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.076%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.038%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 59 (2.24%) Kubernetes
2 21 (0.80%) Mesos
3 15 (0.57%) Terraform
4 11 (0.42%) Ansible
5 2 (0.076%) Puppet
5 2 (0.076%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.038%) Grafana
6 1 (0.038%) Kibana
6 1 (0.038%) MIIS
6 1 (0.038%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 84 (3.19%) Adobe
2 80 (3.04%) Microsoft
3 53 (2.01%) Google
4 18 (0.68%) Sitecore
5 17 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (0.53%) Atlassian
7 13 (0.49%) Oracle
8 10 (0.38%) Xamarin
9 9 (0.34%) hybris
9 9 (0.34%) Mapbox
9 9 (0.34%) Spotify
10 8 (0.30%) Dell
11 7 (0.27%) Logi
11 7 (0.27%) Logi Analytics
11 7 (0.27%) Optimizely
11 7 (0.27%) Sage
12 6 (0.23%) Netlify
13 5 (0.19%) Facebook
13 5 (0.19%) IBM
13 5 (0.19%) New Relic