Period
to 18 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 October 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)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 156 154
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 3,488 3,774 4,087
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.28% 2.30% 2.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.37% 2.40% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3,108 3,435 3,682
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +7.78%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

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 147,116 157,296 174,635
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.99% 95.90% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 119,521 126,950 147,759
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £79,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

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 18 October 2018.

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 18 October 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
London +4 1,605 £60,000 +9.09% 329
South East +32 751 £45,000 +6.51% 125
North of England -33 448 £40,000 +6.67% 165
North West -43 251 £42,500 +13.33% 106
Midlands -57 238 £35,000 +7.69% 71
East of England +91 227 £45,000 +5.88% 52
South West -12 206 £40,000 - 60
Yorkshire +5 172 £37,500 +17.19% 50
West Midlands -53 148 £36,250 +11.54% 30
East Midlands -14 90 £35,000 - 41
North East +2 25 £36,750 +5.00% 9
South Coast - 2 - -
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 18 October 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 England region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 3,197 (91.66%) Front End Development
2 3,176 (91.06%) JavaScript
3 2,829 (81.11%) CSS
4 2,663 (76.35%) HTML
5 1,974 (56.59%) AngularJS
6 1,537 (44.07%) React
7 1,434 (41.11%) HTML5
8 1,304 (37.39%) Agile Software Development
9 1,235 (35.41%) CSS3
10 1,014 (29.07%) Sass
11 986 (28.27%) jQuery
12 969 (27.78%) User Experience
13 859 (24.63%) Git (software)
14 835 (23.94%) Web Development
15 768 (22.02%) Node.js
16 560 (16.06%) Redux
17 555 (15.91%) Vue.js
18 528 (15.14%) TDD
19 498 (14.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 467 (13.39%) ES6
21 440 (12.61%) webpack
22 439 (12.59%) gulp
22 439 (12.59%) LESS
23 430 (12.33%) Finance
24 413 (11.84%) .NET
25 406 (11.64%) Responsive Web Design
26 404 (11.58%) PHP
27 364 (10.44%) TypeScript
28 361 (10.35%) C#
29 340 (9.75%) Scrum

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
1 229 (6.57%) CMS
2 160 (4.59%) WordPress
3 76 (2.18%) Confluence
4 61 (1.75%) Umbraco
5 48 (1.38%) Apache
6 27 (0.77%) Drupal
6 27 (0.77%) IIS
7 26 (0.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 25 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
9 22 (0.63%) EPiServer
10 21 (0.60%) SharePoint
11 16 (0.46%) Tomcat
12 15 (0.43%) Kentico
13 10 (0.29%) Ethereum
14 9 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
15 8 (0.23%) GlassFish
15 8 (0.23%) JBoss
15 8 (0.23%) WebSphere
15 8 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
16 7 (0.20%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 257 (7.37%) Photoshop
2 87 (2.49%) Adobe Illustrator
3 44 (1.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 12 (0.34%) GIMP
5 11 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
6 9 (0.26%) Chatbot
6 9 (0.26%) InDesign
7 7 (0.20%) InVision
8 5 (0.14%) Fireworks
8 5 (0.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 52 (1.49%) Magento
2 19 (0.54%) Shopify
3 10 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.26%) Ripple
5 5 (0.14%) Eloqua
6 4 (0.11%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
6 4 (0.11%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.057%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (0.029%) Distributed Ledger
8 1 (0.029%) OpenCart
8 1 (0.029%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 239 (6.85%) npm
2 207 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
3 164 (4.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 106 (3.04%) GitHub
5 99 (2.84%) SaaS
6 51 (1.46%) Serverless
7 48 (1.38%) Yarn
8 23 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
9 20 (0.57%) Google Analytics
10 16 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
11 15 (0.43%) Office 365
12 14 (0.40%) Amazon S3
13 11 (0.32%) Slack
14 8 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
14 8 (0.23%) PaaS
15 6 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
15 6 (0.17%) Heroku
16 5 (0.14%) Force.com
17 4 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
18 3 (0.086%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 67 (1.92%) Internet
2 45 (1.29%) HTTP
3 15 (0.43%) SMS
4 10 (0.29%) Broadband
5 9 (0.26%) iBeacon
5 9 (0.26%) Wireless
6 8 (0.23%) AMQP
6 8 (0.23%) SSL
7 6 (0.17%) Extranet
8 5 (0.14%) Intranet
9 4 (0.11%) DNS
10 2 (0.057%) MQTT
10 2 (0.057%) Skype
11 1 (0.029%) FTP
11 1 (0.029%) Hyperconnected
11 1 (0.029%) Reverse Proxy
11 1 (0.029%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (4.07%) MySQL
2 101 (2.90%) SQL Server
3 75 (2.15%) Blockchain
4 73 (2.09%) NoSQL
5 55 (1.58%) MongoDB
6 38 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
7 36 (1.03%) Big Data
8 29 (0.83%) Relational Database
9 18 (0.52%) Redis
10 13 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (0.26%) Azure SQL Database
11 9 (0.26%) QlikView
11 9 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (0.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 5 (0.14%) MariaDB
13 5 (0.14%) Power BI
13 5 (0.14%) SQL Server 2014
14 4 (0.11%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (0.11%) GIS
14 4 (0.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 859 (24.63%) Git (software)
2 440 (12.61%) webpack
3 439 (12.59%) gulp
4 276 (7.91%) Grunt
5 198 (5.68%) JIRA
6 145 (4.16%) Jasmine
7 106 (3.04%) Visual Studio
8 102 (2.92%) Karma Test Runner
9 97 (2.78%) Jenkins
10 91 (2.61%) Subversion
11 77 (2.21%) Mocha
12 51 (1.46%) Babel
13 50 (1.43%) Selenium
14 46 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
15 42 (1.20%) Protractor
16 41 (1.18%) Bower
17 39 (1.12%) Maven
18 37 (1.06%) PostCSS
19 30 (0.86%) Bitbucket
20 28 (0.80%) IntelliJ
General
1 430 (12.33%) Finance
2 184 (5.28%) Marketing
3 151 (4.33%) Games
4 122 (3.50%) Retail
5 102 (2.92%) Banking
6 62 (1.78%) Advertising
7 41 (1.18%) Automotive
8 38 (1.09%) Telecoms
9 35 (1.00%) Law
9 35 (1.00%) Publishing
10 29 (0.83%) Legal
11 25 (0.72%) Investment Banking
12 22 (0.63%) Manufacturing
13 21 (0.60%) Front Office
14 19 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
15 17 (0.49%) Financial Institution
16 11 (0.32%) Multimedia
17 6 (0.17%) Electronics
18 5 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
18 5 (0.14%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,829 (81.11%) CSS
2 2,663 (76.35%) HTML
3 1,974 (56.59%) AngularJS
4 1,537 (44.07%) React
5 1,434 (41.11%) HTML5
6 1,235 (35.41%) CSS3
7 1,014 (29.07%) Sass
8 986 (28.27%) jQuery
9 768 (22.02%) Node.js
10 560 (16.06%) Redux
11 555 (15.91%) Vue.js
12 498 (14.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 439 (12.59%) LESS
14 413 (11.84%) .NET
15 324 (9.29%) Angular 2
16 311 (8.92%) RESTful
17 282 (8.08%) REST
18 238 (6.82%) Ajax
19 212 (6.08%) Backbone.js
20 207 (5.93%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 969 (27.78%) User Experience
2 225 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
3 221 (6.34%) Fintech
4 194 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 171 (4.90%) Mobile App
6 108 (3.10%) Self-Motivation
7 105 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
8 57 (1.63%) W3C
9 51 (1.46%) Social Media
10 46 (1.32%) Graphic Design
11 43 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
12 22 (0.63%) Data Structures
12 22 (0.63%) Virtual Team
13 20 (0.57%) Linux Command Line
14 16 (0.46%) Algorithms
14 16 (0.46%) iPad
14 16 (0.46%) Online Banking
15 15 (0.43%) Robotics
16 13 (0.37%) Hedge funds
16 13 (0.37%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 117 (3.35%) Linux
2 75 (2.15%) Apple iOS
3 72 (2.06%) Android
4 57 (1.63%) Windows
5 25 (0.72%) Unix
6 13 (0.37%) Mac OS X
7 8 (0.23%) Windows Server
8 7 (0.20%) Windows 10
9 4 (0.11%) CentOS
10 3 (0.086%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.086%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.029%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,197 (91.66%) Front End Development
2 1,304 (37.39%) Agile Software Development
3 835 (23.94%) Web Development
4 528 (15.14%) TDD
5 406 (11.64%) Responsive Web Design
6 340 (9.75%) Scrum
7 331 (9.49%) E-Commerce
8 281 (8.06%) Unit Testing
9 279 (8.00%) MVC
10 235 (6.74%) Software Engineering
11 209 (5.99%) Web Design
12 201 (5.76%) OO
13 197 (5.65%) Wireframes
14 194 (5.56%) Test Automation
15 191 (5.48%) Problem-Solving
16 188 (5.39%) Continuous Integration
17 182 (5.22%) BDD
18 165 (4.73%) SEO
19 142 (4.07%) Analytics
20 132 (3.78%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 3,176 (91.06%) JavaScript
2 467 (13.39%) ES6
3 404 (11.58%) PHP
4 364 (10.44%) TypeScript
5 361 (10.35%) C#
6 337 (9.66%) Java
7 211 (6.05%) SQL
8 137 (3.93%) Python
9 67 (1.92%) ES7
10 54 (1.55%) Ruby
11 35 (1.00%) C++
12 33 (0.95%) Perl
13 26 (0.75%) Apple Swift
13 26 (0.75%) Objective-C
14 22 (0.63%) C
15 16 (0.46%) Java 8
15 16 (0.46%) Kotlin
16 15 (0.43%) Go
17 12 (0.34%) Bourne shell
17 12 (0.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 288 (8.26%) Degree
2 79 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (0.54%) SC Cleared
3 19 (0.54%) Security Cleared
4 16 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (0.34%) Master's Degree
6 7 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (0.086%) MCSD
7 3 (0.086%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.057%) PhD
9 1 (0.029%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.029%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (3.96%) QA
2 26 (0.75%) WCAG
3 9 (0.26%) SLA
4 6 (0.17%) GDPR
4 6 (0.17%) WAI
5 5 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (0.11%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.086%) PMO
8 2 (0.057%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 177 (5.07%) Docker
2 7 (0.20%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.029%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.029%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.029%) Varnish
3 1 (0.029%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.029%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 32 (0.92%) Kubernetes
2 10 (0.29%) Puppet
3 8 (0.23%) Ansible
4 7 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (0.14%) Kibana
6 4 (0.11%) Docker Swarm
6 4 (0.11%) logstash
6 4 (0.11%) Terraform
7 2 (0.057%) Consul
8 1 (0.029%) cPanel
8 1 (0.029%) Grafana
8 1 (0.029%) Graphite
8 1 (0.029%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.029%) SCCM
8 1 (0.029%) SmoothWall
8 1 (0.029%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 187 (5.36%) Adobe
2 104 (2.98%) Google
3 84 (2.41%) Microsoft
4 60 (1.72%) Oracle
5 44 (1.26%) Xamarin
6 31 (0.89%) Twitter
7 30 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
8 28 (0.80%) Atlassian
9 26 (0.75%) Apple
10 21 (0.60%) SAP
11 19 (0.54%) Tableau
12 17 (0.49%) Sitecore
13 15 (0.43%) Software AG
14 13 (0.37%) hybris
15 12 (0.34%) Telerik
16 10 (0.29%) ATG
16 10 (0.29%) Demandware
16 10 (0.29%) TIBCO
16 10 (0.29%) TOWER Software
16 10 (0.29%) WooCommerce