Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 156 151
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 3,608 3,865 4,272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.29% 2.32% 2.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% 2.42% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3,269 3,501 3,839
England median annual salary £47,500 £44,512 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.71% -1.09% +12.50%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +12.50%

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 151,894 159,942 179,537
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 96.06% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 123,182 130,116 152,588
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -3 1,653 £60,000 +14.29% 346
South East +30 809 £45,000 +12.50% 111
North of England -26 468 £40,000 +6.67% 144
North West -28 271 £42,500 +13.33% 96
Midlands -34 260 £35,000 +6.06% 71
East of England +79 225 £45,000 +5.88% 48
South West +12 185 £40,000 +6.67% 64
West Midlands -29 168 £37,500 +15.38% 40
Yorkshire -16 164 £35,000 - 43
East Midlands -23 92 £35,000 - 31
North East -8 33 £45,000 +35.34% 5
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 19 August 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 3,298 (91.41%) Front End Development
2 3,295 (91.32%) JavaScript
3 2,986 (82.76%) CSS
4 2,845 (78.85%) HTML
5 2,134 (59.15%) AngularJS
6 1,587 (43.99%) React
7 1,499 (41.55%) HTML5
8 1,375 (38.11%) Agile Software Development
9 1,283 (35.56%) CSS3
10 1,089 (30.18%) jQuery
11 1,027 (28.46%) User Experience
12 1,012 (28.05%) Sass
13 931 (25.80%) Git (software)
14 898 (24.89%) Web Development
15 809 (22.42%) Node.js
16 558 (15.47%) Vue.js
17 540 (14.97%) Redux
18 527 (14.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 527 (14.61%) TDD
19 499 (13.83%) gulp
20 478 (13.25%) PHP
21 464 (12.86%) .NET
22 457 (12.67%) Responsive Web Design
23 455 (12.61%) LESS
24 452 (12.53%) webpack
25 440 (12.20%) Finance
26 406 (11.25%) ES6
27 394 (10.92%) Scrum
28 392 (10.86%) C#
29 379 (10.50%) Java

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
1 265 (7.34%) CMS
2 194 (5.38%) WordPress
3 59 (1.64%) Umbraco
4 53 (1.47%) Apache
5 50 (1.39%) Confluence
6 42 (1.16%) Drupal
7 24 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
8 20 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 18 (0.50%) IIS
10 15 (0.42%) Kentico
11 14 (0.39%) Tomcat
12 12 (0.33%) EPiServer
12 12 (0.33%) SharePoint
12 12 (0.33%) WebSphere
12 12 (0.33%) WebSphere Application Server
13 11 (0.30%) ExpressionEngine
14 10 (0.28%) Ethereum
15 8 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
16 6 (0.17%) GlassFish
16 6 (0.17%) JBoss
Applications
1 258 (7.15%) Photoshop
2 87 (2.41%) Adobe Illustrator
3 43 (1.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 17 (0.47%) OmniGraffle
5 15 (0.42%) GIMP
5 15 (0.42%) InVision
6 13 (0.36%) Chatbot
7 11 (0.30%) InDesign
8 7 (0.19%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.055%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (0.055%) Microsoft Excel
10 1 (0.028%) Microsoft Office
10 1 (0.028%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 60 (1.66%) Magento
2 12 (0.33%) Shopify
3 9 (0.25%) Ripple
4 6 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
5 5 (0.14%) NetSuite
5 5 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
7 2 (0.055%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.028%) OpenCart
8 1 (0.028%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 268 (7.43%) npm
2 192 (5.32%) Amazon AWS
3 145 (4.02%) Microsoft Azure
4 106 (2.94%) GitHub
5 96 (2.66%) SaaS
6 43 (1.19%) Yarn
7 36 (1.00%) Serverless
8 23 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
9 20 (0.55%) Slack
10 16 (0.44%) Google Analytics
11 15 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 14 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
13 13 (0.36%) Amazon S3
13 13 (0.36%) PaaS
14 9 (0.25%) Heroku
15 8 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
16 7 (0.19%) IaaS
16 7 (0.19%) Office 365
17 6 (0.17%) Zapier
18 5 (0.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 69 (1.91%) Internet
2 57 (1.58%) HTTP
3 25 (0.69%) SMS
4 12 (0.33%) SSL
5 10 (0.28%) Broadband
6 8 (0.22%) DNS
7 6 (0.17%) Extranet
8 5 (0.14%) AMQP
9 4 (0.11%) iBeacon
9 4 (0.11%) Intranet
9 4 (0.11%) Wireless
10 2 (0.055%) Skype
10 2 (0.055%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.028%) MQTT
11 1 (0.028%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (4.63%) MySQL
2 122 (3.38%) SQL Server
3 116 (3.22%) Blockchain
4 76 (2.11%) NoSQL
5 70 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
6 61 (1.69%) MongoDB
7 36 (1.00%) Redis
8 27 (0.75%) Big Data
9 24 (0.67%) Relational Database
10 12 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (0.30%) Azure SQL Database
11 11 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (0.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 6 (0.17%) QlikView
12 6 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 5 (0.14%) InfluxDB
13 5 (0.14%) MariaDB
14 4 (0.11%) Amazon Redshift
14 4 (0.11%) Event Store
14 4 (0.11%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 931 (25.80%) Git (software)
2 499 (13.83%) gulp
3 452 (12.53%) webpack
4 325 (9.01%) Grunt
5 172 (4.77%) JIRA
6 171 (4.74%) Jasmine
7 134 (3.71%) Karma Test Runner
8 94 (2.61%) Subversion
9 93 (2.58%) Visual Studio
10 92 (2.55%) Jenkins
11 84 (2.33%) Mocha
12 65 (1.80%) Selenium
13 57 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
14 44 (1.22%) Protractor
15 41 (1.14%) Babel
16 40 (1.11%) Bower
17 34 (0.94%) Maven
18 32 (0.89%) PostCSS
19 30 (0.83%) IntelliJ
20 29 (0.80%) Eclipse
General
1 440 (12.20%) Finance
2 177 (4.91%) Marketing
3 162 (4.49%) Games
4 138 (3.82%) Retail
5 85 (2.36%) Advertising
6 82 (2.27%) Banking
7 49 (1.36%) Telecoms
8 33 (0.91%) Automotive
8 33 (0.91%) Law
9 32 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
10 25 (0.69%) Publishing
11 24 (0.67%) Legal
12 21 (0.58%) Front Office
13 19 (0.53%) Multimedia
14 17 (0.47%) Manufacturing
15 16 (0.44%) Financial Institution
16 12 (0.33%) Investment Banking
17 11 (0.30%) Electronics
18 8 (0.22%) Back Office
19 5 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,986 (82.76%) CSS
2 2,845 (78.85%) HTML
3 2,134 (59.15%) AngularJS
4 1,587 (43.99%) React
5 1,499 (41.55%) HTML5
6 1,283 (35.56%) CSS3
7 1,089 (30.18%) jQuery
8 1,012 (28.05%) Sass
9 809 (22.42%) Node.js
10 558 (15.47%) Vue.js
11 540 (14.97%) Redux
12 527 (14.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 464 (12.86%) .NET
14 455 (12.61%) LESS
15 370 (10.25%) Angular 2
16 336 (9.31%) RESTful
17 265 (7.34%) REST
18 250 (6.93%) Ajax
19 227 (6.29%) Ember.js
20 224 (6.21%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 1,027 (28.46%) User Experience
2 251 (6.96%) Greenfield Project
3 236 (6.54%) Computer Science
4 194 (5.38%) Fintech
5 179 (4.96%) Mobile App
6 128 (3.55%) Self-Motivation
7 98 (2.72%) Analytical Skills
8 60 (1.66%) W3C
9 50 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
10 46 (1.27%) Graphic Design
11 41 (1.14%) Social Media
12 26 (0.72%) Data Structures
12 26 (0.72%) Robotics
12 26 (0.72%) Virtual Team
13 21 (0.58%) Linux Command Line
14 20 (0.55%) Algorithms
15 19 (0.53%) iPad
16 18 (0.50%) Media Streaming
17 15 (0.42%) Animation
18 13 (0.36%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 118 (3.27%) Linux
2 85 (2.36%) Android
3 84 (2.33%) Apple iOS
4 44 (1.22%) Windows
5 20 (0.55%) Unix
6 12 (0.33%) Mac OS X
7 7 (0.19%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.11%) CentOS
8 4 (0.11%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.083%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.083%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,298 (91.41%) Front End Development
2 1,375 (38.11%) Agile Software Development
3 898 (24.89%) Web Development
4 527 (14.61%) TDD
5 457 (12.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 394 (10.92%) Scrum
7 355 (9.84%) MVC
8 302 (8.37%) E-Commerce
9 291 (8.07%) Unit Testing
10 238 (6.60%) Software Engineering
11 228 (6.32%) Continuous Integration
12 222 (6.15%) Problem-Solving
13 215 (5.96%) OO
14 213 (5.90%) Web Design
15 210 (5.82%) Test Automation
16 199 (5.52%) SEO
17 194 (5.38%) Wireframes
18 169 (4.68%) BDD
19 142 (3.94%) Analytics
20 138 (3.82%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 3,295 (91.32%) JavaScript
2 478 (13.25%) PHP
3 406 (11.25%) ES6
4 392 (10.86%) C#
5 379 (10.50%) Java
6 317 (8.79%) TypeScript
7 241 (6.68%) SQL
8 126 (3.49%) Python
9 76 (2.11%) Ruby
10 58 (1.61%) ES7
11 39 (1.08%) Perl
12 35 (0.97%) C++
13 33 (0.91%) Apple Swift
13 33 (0.91%) Objective-C
14 26 (0.72%) Java 8
15 15 (0.42%) T-SQL
16 14 (0.39%) C
16 14 (0.39%) GLSL
16 14 (0.39%) Go
17 11 (0.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 323 (8.95%) Degree
2 92 (2.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (0.36%) Master's Degree
5 12 (0.33%) Security Cleared
6 11 (0.30%) SC Cleared
7 6 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.083%) MCSD
8 3 (0.083%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.028%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (3.77%) QA
2 25 (0.69%) WCAG
3 9 (0.25%) GCP
4 7 (0.19%) SLA
5 6 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.083%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.083%) WAI
7 2 (0.055%) GDPR
7 2 (0.055%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.055%) PMO
8 1 (0.028%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.028%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.028%) MiFID
System Software
1 170 (4.71%) Docker
2 6 (0.17%) Hyper-V
2 6 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.028%) Varnish
3 1 (0.028%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 29 (0.80%) Kubernetes
2 15 (0.42%) Ansible
3 6 (0.17%) cPanel
3 6 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.17%) SCCM
3 6 (0.17%) Terraform
3 6 (0.17%) vCenter Server
4 4 (0.11%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (0.083%) Kibana
5 3 (0.083%) Puppet
6 2 (0.055%) Consul
6 2 (0.055%) Salt
7 1 (0.028%) Grafana
7 1 (0.028%) Graphite
7 1 (0.028%) Mesos
7 1 (0.028%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.028%) SmoothWall
7 1 (0.028%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.028%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 212 (5.88%) Adobe
2 125 (3.46%) Google
3 82 (2.27%) Microsoft
4 57 (1.58%) Oracle
5 55 (1.52%) Xamarin
6 41 (1.14%) Twitter
7 32 (0.89%) Capita
8 27 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
9 19 (0.53%) SAP
9 19 (0.53%) Tableau
10 18 (0.50%) hybris
11 17 (0.47%) Apple
12 14 (0.39%) ATG
12 14 (0.39%) Demandware
13 13 (0.36%) HP
14 12 (0.33%) Atlassian
15 11 (0.30%) Facebook
15 11 (0.30%) Telerik
16 10 (0.28%) Sitecore
17 8 (0.22%) Optimizely