Period
to 15 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £51,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

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
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 159 149 157
Rank change year-on-year -10 +8 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 2,845 3,498 3,758
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.24% 2.28% 2.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.34% 2.38% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2,509 3,120 3,421
England median annual salary £51,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.42% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,844 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +4.65%

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 121,618 147,258 156,531
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.69% 96.00% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 97,868 119,690 126,337
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,960
% change year-on-year - +4.25% +0.97%

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 percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT 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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in England over the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

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 15 October 2019. 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 +2 1,282 £62,500 +4.17% 303
South East -14 583 £50,000 +11.11% 89
North of England +24 475 £45,000 +12.50% 128
North West +70 335 £45,500 +7.06% 85
South West 0 192 £42,500 +6.25% 63
Midlands -12 158 £40,000 +14.29% 57
East of England +11 150 £47,500 +5.56% 49
West Midlands -4 111 £40,000 +9.59% 29
Yorkshire -48 101 £37,500 - 32
East Midlands -13 47 £41,250 +17.86% 28
North East +34 40 £45,000 +34.33% 11
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 15 October 2019, 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 2,543 (89.38%) Front End Development
2 2,438 (85.69%) JavaScript
3 2,057 (72.30%) CSS
4 2,023 (71.11%) HTML
5 1,322 (46.47%) React
6 1,277 (44.89%) AngularJS
7 1,147 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
8 953 (33.50%) HTML5
9 816 (28.68%) User Experience
10 718 (25.24%) Sass
11 687 (24.15%) CSS3
12 617 (21.69%) Git (software)
13 599 (21.05%) Node.js
14 565 (19.86%) jQuery
15 535 (18.80%) Vue.js
16 514 (18.07%) Web Development
17 486 (17.08%) TypeScript
18 468 (16.45%) ES6
19 428 (15.04%) Redux
20 425 (14.94%) TDD
21 397 (13.95%) C#
22 395 (13.88%) webpack
23 363 (12.76%) .NET
24 349 (12.27%) Scrum
25 316 (11.11%) Finance
26 313 (11.00%) Java
27 299 (10.51%) AWS
28 298 (10.47%) LESS
29 295 (10.37%) Degree
30 290 (10.19%) Responsive Web Design

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
1 157 (5.52%) CMS
2 102 (3.59%) WordPress
3 36 (1.27%) Drupal
4 35 (1.23%) Confluence
5 29 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
6 17 (0.60%) Umbraco
7 16 (0.56%) EPiServer
7 16 (0.56%) nginx
8 13 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
9 10 (0.35%) Headless CMS
10 7 (0.25%) Apache
11 5 (0.18%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 4 (0.14%) Ethereum
12 4 (0.14%) SharePoint
13 3 (0.11%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.070%) ColdFusion
14 2 (0.070%) Joomla!
14 2 (0.070%) Kentico
15 1 (0.035%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 152 (5.34%) Photoshop
2 54 (1.90%) Adobe Illustrator
3 50 (1.76%) Adobe XD
4 44 (1.55%) Sketch
5 34 (1.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 15 (0.53%) Zeplin
7 11 (0.39%) GIMP
8 10 (0.35%) InVision
9 4 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
9 4 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
10 3 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
10 3 (0.11%) Figma
10 3 (0.11%) InDesign
10 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
10 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
11 1 (0.035%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.035%) Mingle
11 1 (0.035%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 53 (1.86%) Magento
2 24 (0.84%) Shopify
3 2 (0.070%) Odoo
3 2 (0.070%) R3 Corda
3 2 (0.070%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.035%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.035%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 299 (10.51%) AWS
2 194 (6.82%) npm
3 158 (5.55%) SaaS
4 129 (4.53%) Azure
5 109 (3.83%) GitHub
6 89 (3.13%) Serverless
7 55 (1.93%) GCP
8 51 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
9 49 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
10 34 (1.20%) Amazon ECS
11 33 (1.16%) Yarn
12 25 (0.88%) Google Analytics
13 23 (0.81%) Amazon SQS
14 20 (0.70%) Amazon S3
14 20 (0.70%) CloudFront
15 19 (0.67%) Slack
16 15 (0.53%) Firebase
17 14 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
18 11 (0.39%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 10 (0.35%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 59 (2.07%) HTTP
2 47 (1.65%) Internet
3 8 (0.28%) DAB
3 8 (0.28%) Network Security
4 6 (0.21%) Intranet
5 5 (0.18%) HTTPS
6 4 (0.14%) SSH
7 3 (0.11%) AMQP
7 3 (0.11%) Extranet
7 3 (0.11%) MQTT
7 3 (0.11%) Skype
8 2 (0.070%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.035%) Bluetooth
9 1 (0.035%) Broadband
9 1 (0.035%) FTP
9 1 (0.035%) RTMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (3.44%) MySQL
2 63 (2.21%) SQL Server
3 50 (1.76%) MongoDB
4 38 (1.34%) NoSQL
5 34 (1.20%) Big Data
6 29 (1.02%) Blockchain
6 29 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (0.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 18 (0.63%) GIS
9 15 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
10 14 (0.49%) Amazon Aurora
10 14 (0.49%) Redis
11 11 (0.39%) Amazon Redshift
12 9 (0.32%) Power BI
12 9 (0.32%) Relational Database
13 8 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (0.28%) QlikView
13 8 (0.28%) Spatial Data
14 7 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
15 5 (0.18%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 617 (21.69%) Git (software)
2 395 (13.88%) webpack
3 246 (8.65%) gulp
4 190 (6.68%) Grunt
5 146 (5.13%) Jasmine
6 124 (4.36%) Jenkins
7 103 (3.62%) JIRA
8 86 (3.02%) GitLab
9 77 (2.71%) Babel
10 73 (2.57%) Bitbucket
11 63 (2.21%) Visual Studio
12 53 (1.86%) Karma Test Runner
13 52 (1.83%) Subversion
14 45 (1.58%) Mocha
14 45 (1.58%) Protractor
15 44 (1.55%) Artifactory
16 43 (1.51%) Bower
17 38 (1.34%) Selenium
18 21 (0.74%) Dreamweaver
18 21 (0.74%) Travis CI
General
1 316 (11.11%) Finance
2 205 (7.21%) Marketing
3 105 (3.69%) Retail
4 71 (2.50%) Banking
5 62 (2.18%) Advertising
6 38 (1.34%) Games
7 30 (1.05%) Multimedia
8 29 (1.02%) Public Sector
9 25 (0.88%) Law
9 25 (0.88%) Telecoms
10 21 (0.74%) Front Office
11 19 (0.67%) Manufacturing
12 13 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
13 12 (0.42%) Investment Banking
13 12 (0.42%) Legal
14 11 (0.39%) Electronics
14 11 (0.39%) Publishing
15 8 (0.28%) Automotive
15 8 (0.28%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,057 (72.30%) CSS
2 2,023 (71.11%) HTML
3 1,322 (46.47%) React
4 1,277 (44.89%) AngularJS
5 953 (33.50%) HTML5
6 718 (25.24%) Sass
7 687 (24.15%) CSS3
8 599 (21.05%) Node.js
9 565 (19.86%) jQuery
10 535 (18.80%) Vue.js
11 428 (15.04%) Redux
12 363 (12.76%) .NET
13 298 (10.47%) LESS
14 290 (10.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 247 (8.68%) RESTful
16 183 (6.43%) REST
17 159 (5.59%) React Native
18 153 (5.38%) Web Services
19 151 (5.31%) JSON
20 136 (4.78%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 816 (28.68%) User Experience
2 236 (8.30%) Greenfield Project
3 127 (4.46%) Mobile App
4 82 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
5 72 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
6 50 (1.76%) Algorithms
7 48 (1.69%) Hedge funds
8 38 (1.34%) Data Structures
9 33 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
10 32 (1.12%) iPad
11 30 (1.05%) W3C
12 27 (0.95%) Renewable Energy
13 26 (0.91%) Social Media
14 22 (0.77%) Graphic Design
15 20 (0.70%) Animation
16 18 (0.63%) Virtual Team
17 12 (0.42%) Life Science
18 11 (0.39%) Management Information System
19 9 (0.32%) Driving Licence
19 9 (0.32%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 112 (3.94%) Linux
2 41 (1.44%) Android
3 29 (1.02%) Apple iOS
4 25 (0.88%) Unix
5 8 (0.28%) Windows
6 7 (0.25%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.14%) CentOS
7 4 (0.14%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.11%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.035%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,543 (89.38%) Front End Development
2 1,147 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
3 514 (18.07%) Web Development
4 425 (14.94%) TDD
5 349 (12.27%) Scrum
6 290 (10.19%) Responsive Web Design
7 275 (9.67%) Software Engineering
8 269 (9.46%) E-Commerce
9 261 (9.17%) Computer Science
10 239 (8.40%) Fintech
11 219 (7.70%) OO
12 217 (7.63%) Continuous Integration
13 216 (7.59%) DevOps
14 197 (6.92%) Mentoring
15 195 (6.85%) Problem-Solving
16 181 (6.36%) Unit Testing
17 166 (5.83%) Analytics
18 157 (5.52%) Test Automation
19 147 (5.17%) BDD
20 139 (4.89%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2,438 (85.69%) JavaScript
2 486 (17.08%) TypeScript
3 468 (16.45%) ES6
4 397 (13.95%) C#
5 313 (11.00%) Java
6 240 (8.44%) PHP
7 187 (6.57%) SQL
8 151 (5.31%) Python
9 76 (2.67%) Apex Code
10 56 (1.97%) ES7
11 30 (1.05%) C++
12 24 (0.84%) ES8
13 23 (0.81%) Clojure
14 21 (0.74%) Go
14 21 (0.74%) Ruby
15 20 (0.70%) Bash Shell
16 16 (0.56%) Scala
17 15 (0.53%) Haskell
18 13 (0.46%) Java 8
18 13 (0.46%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 295 (10.37%) Degree
2 130 (4.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (0.56%) Security Cleared
4 12 (0.42%) SC Cleared
5 10 (0.35%) DBS Check
6 5 (0.18%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.11%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.035%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.035%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.035%) Novell Certification
8 1 (0.035%) PhD
8 1 (0.035%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (4.11%) QA
2 18 (0.63%) WCAG
3 11 (0.39%) WAI
4 5 (0.18%) SLA
5 4 (0.14%) GDPR
6 3 (0.11%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.070%) PMO
System Software
1 167 (5.87%) Docker
2 1 (0.035%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (0.035%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 95 (3.34%) Kubernetes
2 52 (1.83%) Terraform
3 17 (0.60%) Ansible
4 5 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.14%) Docker Swarm
5 4 (0.14%) Kibana
5 4 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.11%) logstash
7 2 (0.070%) Grafana
8 1 (0.035%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.035%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 117 (4.11%) Adobe
2 89 (3.13%) Google
3 87 (3.06%) Salesforce.com
4 74 (2.60%) Sage
5 70 (2.46%) Microsoft
6 23 (0.81%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 17 (0.60%) Logi
7 17 (0.60%) Logi Analytics
7 17 (0.60%) Sitecore
8 16 (0.56%) Apple
9 13 (0.46%) SAP
10 11 (0.39%) Mapbox
11 10 (0.35%) Facebook
11 10 (0.35%) Oracle
12 9 (0.32%) Atlassian
13 6 (0.21%) Splunk
13 6 (0.21%) Xamarin
13 6 (0.21%) Zend
14 5 (0.18%) Spotify
14 5 (0.18%) WooCommerce