Period
to 13 April 2021

The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

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
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 134 141 168
Rank change year-on-year +7 +27 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 1,853 2,565 2,953
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.51% 2.44% 2.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.69% 2.56% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,578 2,207 2,524
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £81,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £51,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -1.90% +10.53% +5.56%

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 68,786 100,066 132,502
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.02% 95.30% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 55,008 81,900 107,891
10th Percentile £32,000 £30,000 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 13 April 2021.

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 13 April 2021. 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 -19 684 £67,000 -0.74% 218
South East +52 447 £50,000 - 59
North of England -10 273 £45,000 - 102
South West +2 201 £52,000 +30.00% 39
Midlands +13 170 £45,500 +7.06% 70
North West -1 139 £45,000 -5.26% 63
Yorkshire -3 117 £45,000 +20.00% 33
West Midlands +29 104 £45,500 +2.25% 44
East Midlands -5 66 £40,000 -5.88% 26
East of England -3 47 £45,000 -14.29% 11
North East -7 17 £45,000 -5.26% 6
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 13 April 2021, 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 1,706 (92.07%) Front End Development
2 1,503 (81.11%) JavaScript
3 1,227 (66.22%) CSS
4 1,226 (66.16%) HTML
5 820 (44.25%) React
6 702 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
7 667 (36.00%) AngularJS
8 571 (30.81%) User Experience
9 533 (28.76%) TypeScript
10 517 (27.90%) HTML5
11 470 (25.36%) Git (software)
12 437 (23.58%) Node.js
13 430 (23.21%) Sass
14 373 (20.13%) Vue.js
15 365 (19.70%) CSS3
16 320 (17.27%) Redux
17 261 (14.09%) ES6
18 251 (13.55%) TDD
19 244 (13.17%) Web Development
20 233 (12.57%) jQuery
21 231 (12.47%) PHP
22 211 (11.39%) Scrum
23 210 (11.33%) Docker
24 191 (10.31%) Software Engineering
25 187 (10.09%) Unit Testing
26 182 (9.82%) Finance
27 181 (9.77%) E-Commerce
28 180 (9.71%) Java
28 180 (9.71%) AWS
29 172 (9.28%) Microservices

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
1 118 (6.37%) CMS
2 71 (3.83%) WordPress
3 43 (2.32%) Confluence
4 17 (0.92%) Umbraco
5 16 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
5 16 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
6 13 (0.70%) Apache
7 12 (0.65%) EPiServer
7 12 (0.65%) Kentico
8 11 (0.59%) JBoss
8 11 (0.59%) Tomcat
8 11 (0.59%) WebLogic
9 8 (0.43%) Headless CMS
10 7 (0.38%) Drupal
10 7 (0.38%) Joomla!
11 3 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.11%) nginx
13 1 (0.054%) Content Management Server
13 1 (0.054%) FormScape
13 1 (0.054%) WebSphere
Applications
1 59 (3.18%) Photoshop
2 36 (1.94%) Adobe Illustrator
3 30 (1.62%) Figma
4 24 (1.30%) Sketch
5 22 (1.19%) Zeplin
6 20 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 20 (1.08%) InVision
7 14 (0.76%) Adobe XD
8 11 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
9 7 (0.38%) Chatbot
10 5 (0.27%) UXPin
11 4 (0.22%) GIMP
12 3 (0.16%) Fireworks
12 3 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 2 (0.11%) InDesign
14 1 (0.054%) EngageOne
14 1 (0.054%) Inkscape
14 1 (0.054%) Marvel
14 1 (0.054%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 48 (2.59%) Shopify
2 42 (2.27%) Magento
3 5 (0.27%) nopCommerce
4 2 (0.11%) Maximo
4 2 (0.11%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.054%) PlanetPress Connect
Cloud Services
1 180 (9.71%) AWS
2 154 (8.31%) Azure
3 150 (8.09%) SaaS
4 88 (4.75%) npm
5 68 (3.67%) GitHub
6 54 (2.91%) GCP
7 23 (1.24%) Google Analytics
7 23 (1.24%) Serverless
8 19 (1.03%) Yarn
9 15 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 15 (0.81%) Asana
10 13 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
11 11 (0.59%) Amazon S3
12 10 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
13 7 (0.38%) CloudFront
13 7 (0.38%) Firebase
14 6 (0.32%) Slack
15 5 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
15 5 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
15 5 (0.27%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.03%) HTTP
2 13 (0.70%) Internet
3 7 (0.38%) SSL
4 6 (0.32%) Intranet
4 6 (0.32%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.22%) Wireless
6 3 (0.16%) SSH
7 2 (0.11%) Broadband
7 2 (0.11%) Extranet
7 2 (0.11%) SMS
8 1 (0.054%) RTP
8 1 (0.054%) Skype
8 1 (0.054%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (3.83%) MySQL
2 53 (2.86%) MongoDB
3 30 (1.62%) NoSQL
4 27 (1.46%) SQL Server
5 23 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (0.76%) Relational Database
7 7 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
7 7 (0.38%) Blockchain
8 6 (0.32%) Big Data
9 4 (0.22%) Redis
10 3 (0.16%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (0.16%) SQLite
11 2 (0.11%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.11%) CouchDB
11 2 (0.11%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.054%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.054%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.054%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
12 1 (0.054%) SAP BW
12 1 (0.054%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 470 (25.36%) Git (software)
2 169 (9.12%) webpack
3 103 (5.56%) gulp
4 98 (5.29%) JIRA
5 82 (4.43%) Cypress.io
6 77 (4.16%) Grunt
7 69 (3.72%) Jenkins
8 43 (2.32%) Jasmine
9 40 (2.16%) Mocha
10 39 (2.10%) Babel
11 38 (2.05%) Bitbucket
12 35 (1.89%) Selenium
13 32 (1.73%) Storybook
14 26 (1.40%) Protractor
15 25 (1.35%) Karma Test Runner
16 24 (1.30%) Visual Studio
17 23 (1.24%) TeamCity
18 19 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
19 18 (0.97%) git-flow
19 18 (0.97%) JUnit
General
1 182 (9.82%) Finance
2 123 (6.64%) Marketing
3 72 (3.89%) Public Sector
3 72 (3.89%) Retail
4 42 (2.27%) Banking
4 42 (2.27%) Manufacturing
5 40 (2.16%) Telecoms
6 39 (2.10%) Games
7 31 (1.67%) Electronics
8 24 (1.30%) Law
9 23 (1.24%) Advertising
10 12 (0.65%) Front Office
11 11 (0.59%) Legal
12 10 (0.54%) Automotive
12 10 (0.54%) Local Government
13 8 (0.43%) Publishing
14 5 (0.27%) Back Office
14 5 (0.27%) Brand Awareness
15 3 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,227 (66.22%) CSS
2 1,226 (66.16%) HTML
3 820 (44.25%) React
4 667 (36.00%) AngularJS
5 517 (27.90%) HTML5
6 437 (23.58%) Node.js
7 430 (23.21%) Sass
8 373 (20.13%) Vue.js
9 365 (19.70%) CSS3
10 320 (17.27%) Redux
11 233 (12.57%) jQuery
12 162 (8.74%) RESTful
13 161 (8.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 158 (8.53%) REST
15 136 (7.34%) .NET
15 136 (7.34%) GraphQL
15 136 (7.34%) Jest
16 117 (6.31%) LESS
17 111 (5.99%) React Native
18 93 (5.02%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 571 (30.81%) User Experience
2 142 (7.66%) Greenfield Project
3 84 (4.53%) Mobile App
4 77 (4.16%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (1.24%) Blog
6 20 (1.08%) Graphic Design
7 19 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (1.03%) Wiki
8 17 (0.92%) Smartphone
8 17 (0.92%) Virtual Team
9 15 (0.81%) Self-Motivation
10 12 (0.65%) N-Tier
11 10 (0.54%) Data Structures
11 10 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 10 (0.54%) Hedge funds
12 9 (0.49%) Acoustics
12 9 (0.49%) W3C
13 8 (0.43%) Life Science
13 8 (0.43%) NHS
13 8 (0.43%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 57 (3.08%) Linux
2 55 (2.97%) Android
3 48 (2.59%) Apple iOS
4 39 (2.10%) Windows
5 13 (0.70%) Unix
6 3 (0.16%) tvOS
7 2 (0.11%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.054%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.054%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.054%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,706 (92.07%) Front End Development
2 702 (37.88%) Agile Software Development
3 251 (13.55%) TDD
4 244 (13.17%) Web Development
5 211 (11.39%) Scrum
6 191 (10.31%) Software Engineering
7 187 (10.09%) Unit Testing
8 181 (9.77%) E-Commerce
9 172 (9.28%) Microservices
10 137 (7.39%) Test Automation
11 131 (7.07%) Continuous Integration
12 121 (6.53%) Computer Science
13 117 (6.31%) Problem-Solving
14 116 (6.26%) DevOps
15 112 (6.04%) Mentoring
16 94 (5.07%) Responsive Web Design
17 93 (5.02%) Fintech
18 90 (4.86%) Analytics
19 84 (4.53%) BDD
20 74 (3.99%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 1,503 (81.11%) JavaScript
2 533 (28.76%) TypeScript
3 261 (14.09%) ES6
4 231 (12.47%) PHP
5 180 (9.71%) Java
6 138 (7.45%) C#
7 112 (6.04%) Python
8 99 (5.34%) SQL
9 22 (1.19%) Ruby
10 21 (1.13%) Go
11 18 (0.97%) ES7
11 18 (0.97%) Java 8
12 14 (0.76%) Scala
13 9 (0.49%) C
13 9 (0.49%) C++
14 8 (0.43%) Apple Swift
14 8 (0.43%) Objective-C
14 8 (0.43%) PHP 7
15 7 (0.38%) Kotlin
16 5 (0.27%) Solidity
Qualifications
1 142 (7.66%) Degree
2 53 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
3 38 (2.05%) Security Cleared
4 28 (1.51%) SC Cleared
5 17 (0.92%) Master's Degree
6 14 (0.76%) DV Cleared
7 11 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (0.22%) MOS
9 3 (0.16%) SANS
10 2 (0.11%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.11%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.054%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (2.48%) QA
2 13 (0.70%) WCAG
3 3 (0.16%) GDPR
4 2 (0.11%) WAI
System Software
1 210 (11.33%) Docker
2 2 (0.11%) Firmware
3 1 (0.054%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 102 (5.50%) Kubernetes
2 15 (0.81%) Terraform
3 11 (0.59%) Puppet
4 4 (0.22%) Ansible
5 2 (0.11%) Kibana
6 1 (0.054%) logstash
6 1 (0.054%) Rancher
Vendors
1 91 (4.91%) Adobe
2 54 (2.91%) Google
3 43 (2.32%) Microsoft
4 30 (1.62%) SAP
5 24 (1.30%) Sitecore
6 18 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
7 15 (0.81%) DoubleClick
8 14 (0.76%) IBM
9 8 (0.43%) Sony
10 7 (0.38%) Atlassian
10 7 (0.38%) Xamarin
11 6 (0.32%) webMethods
12 5 (0.27%) Mapbox
13 4 (0.22%) Samsung
13 4 (0.22%) Sencha
13 4 (0.22%) WooCommerce
14 3 (0.16%) Epiphany
14 3 (0.16%) Intel
14 3 (0.16%) Roku
15 2 (0.11%) BT