Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 155 172
Rank change year-on-year +1 +17 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 3840 3929 4060
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.30% 2.21% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.40% 2.29% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3515 3564 3654
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +7.69%

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 159903 171823 198391
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.50% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 129207 145031 166378
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 19 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -20 1767 £53,000 +6.00% 95
South East +33 717 £42,500 +6.25% 49
North of England +70 623 £37,500 +7.14% 45
Midlands +34 389 £32,500 -7.14% 31
North West +55 387 £37,500 +7.14% 27
West Midlands +22 267 £31,500 -3.08% 15
South West -24 223 £40,000 +14.29% 16
Yorkshire +89 220 £32,500 - 18
East of England -41 124 £40,000 +14.29% 16
East Midlands +41 122 £35,000 -4.76% 15
North East +6 16 £35,000 -
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 November 2017, Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 3555 (92.58%) JavaScript
2 3513 (91.48%) Front End Development
3 3420 (89.06%) CSS
4 3385 (88.15%) HTML
5 2228 (58.02%) AngularJS
6 1896 (49.38%) HTML5
7 1512 (39.38%) CSS3
8 1481 (38.57%) jQuery
9 1478 (38.49%) Agile Software Development
10 1420 (36.98%) React
11 1114 (29.01%) Sass
12 1108 (28.85%) User Experience
13 1059 (27.58%) Web Development
14 965 (25.13%) Node.js
15 892 (23.23%) Git (software)
16 762 (19.84%) PHP
17 575 (14.97%) Finance
18 531 (13.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 502 (13.07%) Responsive Web Design
20 496 (12.92%) gulp
21 489 (12.73%) TDD
22 478 (12.45%) Scrum
23 455 (11.85%) LESS
24 432 (11.25%) Marketing
25 413 (10.76%) MVC
25 413 (10.76%) .NET
26 400 (10.42%) E-Commerce
27 393 (10.23%) Photoshop
28 390 (10.16%) Backbone.js
29 384 (10.00%) ES6

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
1 267 (6.95%) CMS
2 260 (6.77%) WordPress
3 78 (2.03%) Apache
4 64 (1.67%) Drupal
5 58 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
6 55 (1.43%) IIS
7 40 (1.04%) Umbraco
8 33 (0.86%) nginx
9 29 (0.76%) SharePoint
10 27 (0.70%) EPiServer
11 23 (0.60%) Confluence
12 19 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
13 18 (0.47%) Joomla!
14 17 (0.44%) Tomcat
15 12 (0.31%) ExpressionEngine
16 9 (0.23%) Apache Solr
17 8 (0.21%) Kentico
17 8 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
18 7 (0.18%) Oracle Coherence
18 7 (0.18%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 393 (10.23%) Photoshop
2 195 (5.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 91 (2.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 23 (0.60%) FileZilla
5 14 (0.36%) GIMP
6 13 (0.34%) InDesign
7 12 (0.31%) Chatbot
7 12 (0.31%) InVision
8 7 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
9 6 (0.16%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.10%) Microsoft Office
11 3 (0.078%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.078%) Inkscape
12 2 (0.052%) Adobe Premiere
12 2 (0.052%) HipChat
13 1 (0.026%) Final Cut Pro
13 1 (0.026%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.026%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 80 (2.08%) Magento
2 31 (0.81%) Shopify
3 16 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (0.42%) Payment Gateway
4 9 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
5 6 (0.16%) OpenCart
6 3 (0.078%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.052%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.026%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 220 (5.73%) npm
2 146 (3.80%) SaaS
3 141 (3.67%) Amazon AWS
4 121 (3.15%) GitHub
5 80 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
6 48 (1.25%) Google Analytics
7 22 (0.57%) Google Play
8 14 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
9 13 (0.34%) Slack
10 12 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 11 (0.29%) Yarn
12 10 (0.26%) Adobe Analytics
12 10 (0.26%) Sage Pay
12 10 (0.26%) Serverless
13 8 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
13 8 (0.21%) Office 365
14 7 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
15 5 (0.13%) Heroku
15 5 (0.13%) MailChimp
16 4 (0.10%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 123 (3.20%) Internet
2 74 (1.93%) HTTP
3 30 (0.78%) FTP
4 24 (0.63%) SMTP
5 14 (0.36%) SMS
5 14 (0.36%) SSH
6 6 (0.16%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (0.13%) Extranet
7 5 (0.13%) Intranet
8 4 (0.10%) Broadband
9 2 (0.052%) PPP
10 1 (0.026%) AMQP
10 1 (0.026%) DNS
10 1 (0.026%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 248 (6.46%) MySQL
2 129 (3.36%) SQL Server
3 109 (2.84%) MongoDB
4 51 (1.33%) NoSQL
5 49 (1.28%) Big Data
6 37 (0.96%) Redis
7 33 (0.86%) Relational Database
8 19 (0.49%) Blockchain
8 19 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (0.39%) Azure SQL Database
10 13 (0.34%) RDBMS
11 11 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (0.26%) Couchbase
13 9 (0.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 8 (0.21%) DocumentDB
15 7 (0.18%) Oracle Database
15 7 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 6 (0.16%) Data Warehouse
16 6 (0.16%) Hadoop
16 6 (0.16%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 892 (23.23%) Git (software)
2 496 (12.92%) gulp
3 378 (9.84%) Grunt
4 281 (7.32%) webpack
5 227 (5.91%) Jasmine
6 134 (3.49%) Subversion
7 129 (3.36%) Karma Test Runner
8 121 (3.15%) JIRA
9 114 (2.97%) Mocha
10 86 (2.24%) Bower
11 82 (2.14%) Visual Studio
12 75 (1.95%) Babel
13 73 (1.90%) Selenium
14 72 (1.88%) Jenkins
14 72 (1.88%) Protractor
15 38 (0.99%) PostCSS
16 35 (0.91%) TeamCity
17 34 (0.89%) GitLab
17 34 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
18 33 (0.86%) Bitbucket
General
1 575 (14.97%) Finance
2 432 (11.25%) Marketing
3 322 (8.39%) Retail
4 184 (4.79%) Advertising
5 176 (4.58%) Games
6 161 (4.19%) Banking
7 159 (4.14%) Telecoms
8 108 (2.81%) Electronics
9 106 (2.76%) Manufacturing
10 54 (1.41%) Multimedia
11 46 (1.20%) Legal
12 29 (0.76%) Automotive
13 27 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
13 27 (0.70%) Publishing
14 26 (0.68%) Financial Institution
14 26 (0.68%) Law
15 13 (0.34%) Investment Banking
16 12 (0.31%) Front Office
17 6 (0.16%) Back Office
17 6 (0.16%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3420 (89.06%) CSS
2 3385 (88.15%) HTML
3 2228 (58.02%) AngularJS
4 1896 (49.38%) HTML5
5 1512 (39.38%) CSS3
6 1481 (38.57%) jQuery
7 1420 (36.98%) React
8 1114 (29.01%) Sass
9 965 (25.13%) Node.js
10 531 (13.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 455 (11.85%) LESS
12 413 (10.76%) .NET
13 390 (10.16%) Backbone.js
14 305 (7.94%) RESTful
15 287 (7.47%) Vue (Vue.js)
16 281 (7.32%) Ajax
17 277 (7.21%) JSON
18 273 (7.11%) Redux
19 270 (7.03%) Angular 2
20 265 (6.90%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 1108 (28.85%) User Experience
2 259 (6.74%) Mobile App
3 253 (6.59%) Greenfield Project
4 194 (5.05%) Computer Science
5 137 (3.57%) Fintech
6 77 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
7 73 (1.90%) Social Media
8 62 (1.61%) Graphic Design
9 59 (1.54%) W3C
10 50 (1.30%) iPad
11 48 (1.25%) Digital Media
12 33 (0.86%) e-Learning
13 31 (0.81%) Animation
13 31 (0.81%) iPhone
14 30 (0.78%) Algorithms
15 28 (0.73%) Data Structures
16 27 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
17 26 (0.68%) Linux Command Line
18 25 (0.65%) Smartphone
19 24 (0.63%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 176 (4.58%) Linux
2 141 (3.67%) Apple iOS
3 140 (3.65%) Android
4 65 (1.69%) Windows
5 37 (0.96%) Unix
6 14 (0.36%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.10%) CentOS
7 4 (0.10%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.078%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.078%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.052%) Solaris
10 1 (0.026%) Debian
10 1 (0.026%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3513 (91.48%) Front End Development
2 1478 (38.49%) Agile Software Development
3 1059 (27.58%) Web Development
4 502 (13.07%) Responsive Web Design
5 489 (12.73%) TDD
6 478 (12.45%) Scrum
7 413 (10.76%) MVC
8 400 (10.42%) E-Commerce
9 376 (9.79%) OO
10 234 (6.09%) Continuous Integration
11 230 (5.99%) SEO
12 218 (5.68%) BDD
13 210 (5.47%) Unit Testing
14 197 (5.13%) Web Design
15 185 (4.82%) Software Engineering
15 185 (4.82%) Test Automation
16 184 (4.79%) Open Source
17 174 (4.53%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
18 170 (4.43%) Wireframes
19 163 (4.24%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3555 (92.58%) JavaScript
2 762 (19.84%) PHP
3 384 (10.00%) ES6
4 361 (9.40%) Java
5 349 (9.09%) C#
6 242 (6.30%) SQL
7 208 (5.42%) TypeScript
8 126 (3.28%) Ruby
9 116 (3.02%) Python
10 53 (1.38%) ECMAScript
11 46 (1.20%) C
11 46 (1.20%) C++
12 44 (1.15%) T-SQL
13 26 (0.68%) Scala
14 24 (0.63%) VBScript
15 19 (0.49%) Perl
16 18 (0.47%) Go
17 17 (0.44%) Bash Shell
18 15 (0.39%) GraphQL
18 15 (0.39%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 310 (8.07%) Degree
2 83 (2.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 28 (0.73%) Security Cleared
4 20 (0.52%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (0.18%) Master's Degree
5 7 (0.18%) MBA
6 5 (0.13%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.052%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.026%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.026%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.026%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (2.27%) QA
2 35 (0.91%) WCAG
3 8 (0.21%) WAI
4 6 (0.16%) GCP
5 2 (0.052%) SLA
6 1 (0.026%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.026%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 149 (3.88%) Docker
2 6 (0.16%) Varnish
3 1 (0.026%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (0.29%) Puppet
2 9 (0.23%) Kubernetes
3 8 (0.21%) Terraform
4 7 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
5 4 (0.10%) cPanel
5 4 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.078%) Grafana
7 2 (0.052%) Ansible
7 2 (0.052%) Kibana
7 2 (0.052%) logstash
7 2 (0.052%) StatsD
7 2 (0.052%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.026%) Mesos
8 1 (0.026%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 222 (5.78%) Adobe
2 179 (4.66%) Google
3 115 (2.99%) Microsoft
4 90 (2.34%) SAP
5 42 (1.09%) Twitter
6 24 (0.63%) hybris
7 23 (0.60%) Facebook
7 23 (0.60%) PayPal
8 22 (0.57%) Capita
9 21 (0.55%) Sitecore
10 19 (0.49%) Oracle
11 18 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
12 17 (0.44%) Apple
13 15 (0.39%) Demandware
14 13 (0.34%) Optimizely
15 11 (0.29%) WooCommerce
15 11 (0.29%) Xamarin
16 10 (0.26%) Atlassian
16 10 (0.26%) CyberSource
16 10 (0.26%) Sony