Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 159 153 157
Rank change year-on-year -6 +4 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 3,124 3,773 3,661
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.22% 2.32% 2.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.32% 2.42% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2,663 3,469 3,348
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £29,800 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £67,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%

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 134,757 156,135 160,892
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.92% 96.14% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 108,803 127,864 134,938
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,296 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.28%

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -15 1,403 £60,000 +9.09% 368
South East +2 583 £45,000 - 131
North of England -3 496 £40,000 +14.29% 154
North West -3 284 £45,000 +20.00% 99
East of England +83 231 £42,500 -5.56% 42
Midlands -52 206 £35,000 +7.69% 105
Yorkshire -2 188 £38,500 +22.22% 43
South West -4 188 £40,000 -5.88% 73
West Midlands -45 114 £37,500 +19.05% 56
East Midlands -6 92 £35,000 - 49
North East +23 24 £40,000 +33.33% 12
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 16 January 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 2,892 (92.57%) Front End Development
2 2,833 (90.69%) JavaScript
3 2,436 (77.98%) CSS
4 2,357 (75.45%) HTML
5 1,599 (51.18%) AngularJS
6 1,269 (40.62%) React
7 1,223 (39.15%) HTML5
8 1,177 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
9 975 (31.21%) CSS3
10 884 (28.30%) Sass
11 863 (27.62%) User Experience
12 851 (27.24%) jQuery
13 817 (26.15%) Git (software)
14 676 (21.64%) Web Development
15 614 (19.65%) Node.js
16 549 (17.57%) ES6
17 501 (16.04%) TDD
17 501 (16.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 462 (14.79%) Vue.js
18 462 (14.79%) Redux
19 408 (13.06%) webpack
20 392 (12.55%) TypeScript
21 382 (12.23%) PHP
22 363 (11.62%) gulp
23 345 (11.04%) C#
24 342 (10.95%) LESS
25 333 (10.66%) .NET
25 333 (10.66%) RESTful
26 331 (10.60%) Responsive Web Design
27 315 (10.08%) Finance

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
1 192 (6.15%) CMS
2 132 (4.23%) WordPress
3 88 (2.82%) Confluence
4 45 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
5 40 (1.28%) Umbraco
6 38 (1.22%) Apache
7 35 (1.12%) IIS
8 22 (0.70%) Tomcat
9 20 (0.64%) EPiServer
10 19 (0.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 18 (0.58%) SharePoint
12 15 (0.48%) Drupal
13 12 (0.38%) Kentico
14 8 (0.26%) GlassFish
14 8 (0.26%) JBoss
15 6 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
16 5 (0.16%) Apache Solr
17 4 (0.13%) nginx
18 3 (0.096%) Sitefinity
19 2 (0.064%) Joomla!
Applications
1 172 (5.51%) Photoshop
2 54 (1.73%) Adobe Illustrator
3 35 (1.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 13 (0.42%) InVision
5 11 (0.35%) GIMP
6 6 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
6 6 (0.19%) OmniGraffle
7 4 (0.13%) InDesign
8 3 (0.096%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.064%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (0.064%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 61 (1.95%) Magento
2 20 (0.64%) Shopify
3 16 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (0.22%) Eloqua
5 5 (0.16%) WebTrends
6 3 (0.096%) SAP Hybris
7 2 (0.064%) Ripple
8 1 (0.032%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.032%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 172 (5.51%) npm
2 165 (5.28%) Amazon AWS
3 139 (4.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 119 (3.81%) SaaS
5 108 (3.46%) GitHub
6 45 (1.44%) Serverless
7 33 (1.06%) Yarn
8 23 (0.74%) Google Analytics
8 23 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
9 16 (0.51%) Heroku
10 13 (0.42%) Office 365
11 11 (0.35%) AdWords
12 10 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
12 10 (0.32%) Force.com
13 7 (0.22%) Amazon S3
14 6 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
15 4 (0.13%) Silverpop
16 3 (0.096%) Amazon EC2
16 3 (0.096%) Google Tag Manager
16 3 (0.096%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 79 (2.53%) Internet
2 49 (1.57%) HTTP
3 14 (0.45%) AMQP
4 10 (0.32%) DNS
5 9 (0.29%) FTP
5 9 (0.29%) iBeacon
5 9 (0.29%) SSH
5 9 (0.29%) Wireless
6 8 (0.26%) SSL
7 6 (0.19%) Broadband
7 6 (0.19%) SMS
8 5 (0.16%) Intranet
9 3 (0.096%) Extranet
9 3 (0.096%) MQTT
10 2 (0.064%) Bluetooth
10 2 (0.064%) NFC
11 1 (0.032%) LAN
11 1 (0.032%) Reverse Proxy
11 1 (0.032%) Skype
11 1 (0.032%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (4.39%) MySQL
2 111 (3.55%) SQL Server
3 105 (3.36%) NoSQL
4 74 (2.37%) MongoDB
5 36 (1.15%) Big Data
5 36 (1.15%) Redis
6 30 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
7 29 (0.93%) Relational Database
8 16 (0.51%) Blockchain
8 16 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (0.32%) Azure SQL Database
9 10 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (0.29%) QlikView
11 8 (0.26%) Couchbase
12 6 (0.19%) Power BI
13 5 (0.16%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 4 (0.13%) Spatial Data
15 3 (0.096%) Endeca
15 3 (0.096%) GIS
Development Applications
1 817 (26.15%) Git (software)
2 408 (13.06%) webpack
3 363 (11.62%) gulp
4 218 (6.98%) Grunt
5 202 (6.47%) JIRA
6 124 (3.97%) Jasmine
7 111 (3.55%) Jenkins
8 102 (3.27%) Visual Studio
9 96 (3.07%) Subversion
10 74 (2.37%) Karma Test Runner
11 61 (1.95%) Babel
12 53 (1.70%) Mocha
13 39 (1.25%) Bitbucket
13 39 (1.25%) Selenium
14 37 (1.18%) Maven
15 35 (1.12%) Protractor
15 35 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
16 31 (0.99%) Bower
17 28 (0.90%) Cucumber
18 25 (0.80%) PostCSS
General
1 315 (10.08%) Finance
2 179 (5.73%) Marketing
3 151 (4.83%) Retail
4 109 (3.49%) Games
5 108 (3.46%) Banking
6 48 (1.54%) Advertising
7 41 (1.31%) Publishing
8 40 (1.28%) Automotive
9 35 (1.12%) Investment Banking
10 33 (1.06%) Legal
11 32 (1.02%) Law
12 25 (0.80%) Telecoms
13 23 (0.74%) Front Office
13 23 (0.74%) Manufacturing
14 14 (0.45%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.26%) Retail Banking
16 7 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
17 6 (0.19%) Billing
17 6 (0.19%) Multimedia
18 4 (0.13%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,436 (77.98%) CSS
2 2,357 (75.45%) HTML
3 1,599 (51.18%) AngularJS
4 1,269 (40.62%) React
5 1,223 (39.15%) HTML5
6 975 (31.21%) CSS3
7 884 (28.30%) Sass
8 851 (27.24%) jQuery
9 614 (19.65%) Node.js
10 501 (16.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 462 (14.79%) Redux
11 462 (14.79%) Vue.js
12 342 (10.95%) LESS
13 333 (10.66%) .NET
13 333 (10.66%) RESTful
14 236 (7.55%) REST
15 234 (7.49%) Angular 2
16 170 (5.44%) JSON
17 169 (5.41%) Ajax
17 169 (5.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 863 (27.62%) User Experience
2 216 (6.91%) Greenfield Project
3 197 (6.31%) Fintech
4 129 (4.13%) Mobile App
5 88 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
6 85 (2.72%) Self-Motivation
7 46 (1.47%) Social Media
8 45 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
9 35 (1.12%) W3C
10 32 (1.02%) Algorithms
11 29 (0.93%) Graphic Design
12 21 (0.67%) Data Structures
13 20 (0.64%) NHS
14 19 (0.61%) Linux Command Line
15 18 (0.58%) Life Science
15 18 (0.58%) Virtual Team
16 14 (0.45%) RIA
17 12 (0.38%) Online Banking
18 11 (0.35%) Animation
18 11 (0.35%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 113 (3.62%) Linux
2 62 (1.98%) Apple iOS
3 59 (1.89%) Android
4 52 (1.66%) Windows
5 19 (0.61%) Unix
6 9 (0.29%) Windows 10
7 8 (0.26%) Mac OS X
8 6 (0.19%) CentOS
9 4 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.13%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.096%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.096%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,892 (92.57%) Front End Development
2 1,177 (37.68%) Agile Software Development
3 676 (21.64%) Web Development
4 501 (16.04%) TDD
5 331 (10.60%) Responsive Web Design
6 304 (9.73%) E-Commerce
7 289 (9.25%) Scrum
8 277 (8.87%) Software Engineering
9 264 (8.45%) Unit Testing
10 263 (8.42%) MVC
11 207 (6.63%) Test Automation
12 189 (6.05%) BDD
13 176 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
14 174 (5.57%) Web Design
15 163 (5.22%) OO
16 152 (4.87%) Wireframes
17 146 (4.67%) Problem-Solving
18 139 (4.45%) Computer Science
19 137 (4.39%) OOP
20 133 (4.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2,833 (90.69%) JavaScript
2 549 (17.57%) ES6
3 392 (12.55%) TypeScript
4 382 (12.23%) PHP
5 345 (11.04%) C#
6 247 (7.91%) Java
7 207 (6.63%) SQL
8 161 (5.15%) Python
9 67 (2.14%) Ruby
10 61 (1.95%) ES7
11 36 (1.15%) Perl
12 31 (0.99%) Apple Swift
12 31 (0.99%) Objective-C
13 24 (0.77%) Bash Shell
13 24 (0.77%) Kotlin
14 23 (0.74%) C
15 22 (0.70%) C++
16 21 (0.67%) Shell Script
16 21 (0.67%) T-SQL
17 18 (0.58%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 223 (7.14%) Degree
2 82 (2.62%) Computer Science Degree
3 22 (0.70%) SC Cleared
3 22 (0.70%) Security Cleared
4 20 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.096%) HND
6 2 (0.064%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.064%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.064%) MCSD
6 2 (0.064%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.032%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.032%) MBA
7 1 (0.032%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (4.64%) QA
2 22 (0.70%) GDPR
3 16 (0.51%) WCAG
4 10 (0.32%) ISO 9001
4 10 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.26%) GAMP
6 6 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
7 5 (0.16%) WAI
8 4 (0.13%) PMO
9 2 (0.064%) SLA
System Software
1 153 (4.90%) Docker
2 9 (0.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.032%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 24 (0.77%) Kubernetes
2 17 (0.54%) Kibana
3 16 (0.51%) logstash
4 15 (0.48%) Ansible
5 10 (0.32%) Puppet
6 9 (0.29%) Marathon
6 9 (0.29%) Mesos
6 9 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
7 4 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.064%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.032%) Grafana
9 1 (0.032%) LiteSpeed
9 1 (0.032%) TeamSite
9 1 (0.032%) Terraform
Vendors
1 150 (4.80%) Adobe
2 96 (3.07%) Microsoft
3 68 (2.18%) Google
4 57 (1.82%) Oracle
5 36 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
6 32 (1.02%) Xamarin
7 26 (0.83%) SAP
8 24 (0.77%) Atlassian
9 23 (0.74%) Apple
10 22 (0.70%) Software AG
11 17 (0.54%) Sitecore
11 17 (0.54%) WooCommerce
12 16 (0.51%) Tableau
13 15 (0.48%) Facebook
14 14 (0.45%) TIBCO
14 14 (0.45%) Twitter
15 13 (0.42%) Cypress Semiconductor
16 10 (0.32%) Rackspace
16 10 (0.32%) ServiceNow
16 10 (0.32%) Zend