Period
to 27 September 2021

The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 135 117 164
Rank change year-on-year -18 +47 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 2,814 1,174 2,873
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.62% 2.68% 2.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.87% 2.83% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,635 1,031 2,513
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £39,750 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £66,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 98,144 41,550 124,220
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.30% 94.77% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 69,320 34,833 100,979
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £28,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,962 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,000 £55,000 £51,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.82% +6.80% +3.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 +21 1,522 £65,000 -3.70% 233
South East -15 532 £47,500 -5.00% 59
North of England -83 259 £50,000 +11.11% 108
Midlands -53 218 £45,750 +7.65% 47
South West -27 189 £47,500 +9.20% 44
North West -53 151 £50,000 - 59
West Midlands -55 128 £46,750 -6.50% 28
Yorkshire -86 91 £47,500 +23.38% 36
East Midlands -40 77 £46,500 +32.86% 17
East of England -72 56 £55,000 +37.50% 22
North East -38 17 £29,500 -21.33% 13
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 27 September 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 2,616 (92.96%) Front End Development
2 2,238 (79.53%) JavaScript
3 1,951 (69.33%) React
4 1,867 (66.35%) CSS
5 1,814 (64.46%) HTML
6 1,170 (41.58%) Agile Software Development
7 1,073 (38.13%) TypeScript
8 1,026 (36.46%) User Experience
9 941 (33.44%) AngularJS
10 832 (29.57%) Git (software)
11 697 (24.77%) HTML5
12 677 (24.06%) Node.js
13 616 (21.89%) Sass
14 591 (21.00%) Vue.js
15 530 (18.83%) Redux
16 494 (17.56%) Social Skills
17 483 (17.16%) TDD
18 471 (16.74%) CSS3
19 450 (15.99%) Finance
20 449 (15.96%) Web Development
21 393 (13.97%) Software Engineering
22 380 (13.50%) Scrum
23 371 (13.18%) RESTful
24 367 (13.04%) ES6
25 362 (12.86%) REST
26 349 (12.40%) webpack
27 346 (12.30%) Docker
28 341 (12.12%) Jest
29 331 (11.76%) Test Automation
30 311 (11.05%) E-Commerce

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
1 206 (7.32%) CMS
2 143 (5.08%) WordPress
3 53 (1.88%) Confluence
4 43 (1.53%) Headless CMS
5 23 (0.82%) IBM Domino
6 19 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
7 16 (0.57%) nginx
8 14 (0.50%) Umbraco
9 10 (0.36%) Drupal
9 10 (0.36%) Joomla!
10 9 (0.32%) OpenStack
10 9 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
11 7 (0.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 6 (0.21%) Apache
12 6 (0.21%) Apache Spark
12 6 (0.21%) EPiServer
13 5 (0.18%) SharePoint
14 4 (0.14%) GemFire
14 4 (0.14%) Kentico
15 2 (0.071%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 83 (2.95%) Figma
2 73 (2.59%) Sketch
3 71 (2.52%) Photoshop
4 53 (1.88%) Adobe XD
5 28 (1.00%) Adobe Illustrator
6 24 (0.85%) InVision
7 14 (0.50%) GIMP
8 13 (0.46%) Campfire
8 13 (0.46%) Zeplin
9 10 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 10 (0.36%) MS Visio
10 6 (0.21%) InDesign
10 6 (0.21%) UXPin
11 5 (0.18%) Chatbot
12 4 (0.14%) Microsoft Office
13 1 (0.036%) Blender
13 1 (0.036%) EngageOne
13 1 (0.036%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 1 (0.036%) PrintSoft PReS
13 1 (0.036%) Revit
Business Applications
1 54 (1.92%) Shopify
2 33 (1.17%) Magento
3 9 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
4 8 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
5 3 (0.11%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.071%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.036%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.036%) PlanetPress Connect
Cloud Services
1 297 (10.55%) AWS
2 283 (10.06%) Azure
3 280 (9.95%) SaaS
4 259 (9.20%) npm
5 85 (3.02%) GitHub
6 79 (2.81%) GCP
7 74 (2.63%) Serverless
8 59 (2.10%) Yarn
9 47 (1.67%) Firebase
10 35 (1.24%) AWS Lambda
11 20 (0.71%) Amazon S3
11 20 (0.71%) Google Analytics
12 18 (0.64%) Bitrise
12 18 (0.64%) PaaS
13 16 (0.57%) Google Tag Manager
13 16 (0.57%) OpenShift
14 14 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
14 14 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
15 13 (0.46%) Amazon Cognito
15 13 (0.46%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 54 (1.92%) HTTP
2 21 (0.75%) Internet
3 19 (0.68%) Broadband
4 9 (0.32%) RIP
5 5 (0.18%) DAB
6 4 (0.14%) DNS
7 3 (0.11%) Skype
8 2 (0.071%) Wireless
9 1 (0.036%) 4G
9 1 (0.036%) 5G
9 1 (0.036%) FTP
9 1 (0.036%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.036%) Intranet
9 1 (0.036%) MQTT
9 1 (0.036%) SMS
9 1 (0.036%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (3.91%) PostgreSQL
2 108 (3.84%) MySQL
3 91 (3.23%) MongoDB
4 75 (2.67%) NoSQL
5 51 (1.81%) SQL Server
6 45 (1.60%) Big Data
7 36 (1.28%) Relational Database
8 29 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
9 24 (0.85%) Redis
10 9 (0.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 9 (0.32%) Blockchain
11 8 (0.28%) Electronic Patient Records
11 8 (0.28%) Kalido
12 7 (0.25%) Power BI
12 7 (0.25%) Spatial Data
13 5 (0.18%) Data Lake
13 5 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.18%) Hadoop
14 4 (0.14%) Amazon Aurora
14 4 (0.14%) GIS
Development Applications
1 832 (29.57%) Git (software)
2 349 (12.40%) webpack
3 155 (5.51%) Cypress.io
4 141 (5.01%) JIRA
5 139 (4.94%) gulp
6 86 (3.06%) Jenkins
7 69 (2.45%) Bitbucket
8 60 (2.13%) Babel
9 59 (2.10%) Mocha
10 56 (1.99%) Grunt
10 56 (1.99%) Jasmine
11 53 (1.88%) Storybook
12 47 (1.67%) git-flow
13 43 (1.53%) GitLab
14 42 (1.49%) Protractor
15 35 (1.24%) Cucumber
16 32 (1.14%) PostCSS
17 30 (1.07%) Selenium
18 25 (0.89%) Bower
19 24 (0.85%) ESLint
General
1 494 (17.56%) Social Skills
2 450 (15.99%) Finance
3 250 (8.88%) Marketing
4 127 (4.51%) Retail
5 88 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
6 80 (2.84%) Games
7 74 (2.63%) Public Sector
8 71 (2.52%) Banking
9 52 (1.85%) Manufacturing
10 33 (1.17%) Financial Institution
10 33 (1.17%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 32 (1.14%) Advertising
11 32 (1.14%) Telecoms
12 30 (1.07%) Electronics
13 28 (1.00%) Legal
14 25 (0.89%) Organisational Skills
15 24 (0.85%) Law
16 21 (0.75%) Back Office
17 17 (0.60%) Investment Banking
18 15 (0.53%) Presentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,951 (69.33%) React
2 1,867 (66.35%) CSS
3 1,814 (64.46%) HTML
4 941 (33.44%) AngularJS
5 697 (24.77%) HTML5
6 677 (24.06%) Node.js
7 616 (21.89%) Sass
8 591 (21.00%) Vue.js
9 530 (18.83%) Redux
10 471 (16.74%) CSS3
11 371 (13.18%) RESTful
12 362 (12.86%) REST
13 341 (12.12%) Jest
14 254 (9.03%) jQuery
15 248 (8.81%) GraphQL
16 213 (7.57%) React Native
17 205 (7.29%) Next.js
18 190 (6.75%) LESS
19 180 (6.40%) .NET
20 176 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1,026 (36.46%) User Experience
2 170 (6.04%) Mobile App
3 169 (6.01%) Greenfield Project
4 96 (3.41%) Self-Motivation
5 48 (1.71%) e-Learning
5 48 (1.71%) Tandem
6 42 (1.49%) W3C
7 40 (1.42%) Data Structures
8 38 (1.35%) Algorithms
9 32 (1.14%) Virtual Team
10 31 (1.10%) Animation
11 29 (1.03%) NHS
12 28 (1.00%) Cloud Native
13 27 (0.96%) Client/Server
13 27 (0.96%) Hedge funds
14 24 (0.85%) Blog
14 24 (0.85%) Wiki
15 23 (0.82%) Video\Live Streaming
16 21 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
16 21 (0.75%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 102 (3.62%) Apple iOS
2 97 (3.45%) Android
3 69 (2.45%) Linux
4 53 (1.88%) Windows
5 7 (0.25%) SUSE
6 5 (0.18%) tvOS
7 2 (0.071%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.036%) Debian
8 1 (0.036%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,616 (92.96%) Front End Development
2 1,170 (41.58%) Agile Software Development
3 483 (17.16%) TDD
4 449 (15.96%) Web Development
5 393 (13.97%) Software Engineering
6 380 (13.50%) Scrum
7 331 (11.76%) Test Automation
8 311 (11.05%) E-Commerce
9 306 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
10 301 (10.70%) Unit Testing
11 265 (9.42%) Full Stack Development
12 261 (9.28%) Computer Science
13 260 (9.24%) DevOps
14 247 (8.78%) Continuous Integration
15 231 (8.21%) Fintech
16 225 (8.00%) Microservices
17 217 (7.71%) Mentoring
18 195 (6.93%) Clean Code
19 187 (6.65%) Analytics
19 187 (6.65%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 2,238 (79.53%) JavaScript
2 1,073 (38.13%) TypeScript
3 367 (13.04%) ES6
4 224 (7.96%) PHP
5 220 (7.82%) C#
6 206 (7.32%) Python
7 192 (6.82%) Java
8 142 (5.05%) SQL
9 75 (2.67%) ES7
10 58 (2.06%) Kotlin
11 46 (1.63%) Ruby
12 43 (1.53%) Go
13 38 (1.35%) Elm
14 35 (1.24%) Apple Swift
14 35 (1.24%) PureScript
15 28 (1.00%) Objective-C
15 28 (1.00%) Scala
16 21 (0.75%) Dart
17 15 (0.53%) Haskell
17 15 (0.53%) Java 11
Qualifications
1 281 (9.99%) Degree
2 112 (3.98%) Computer Science Degree
3 50 (1.78%) Master's Degree
4 40 (1.42%) Security Cleared
5 37 (1.31%) SC Cleared
6 32 (1.14%) PhD
7 15 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
7 15 (0.53%) SANS
8 3 (0.11%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (0.11%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.071%) MOS
10 1 (0.036%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 230 (8.17%) Accessibility
2 86 (3.06%) QA
3 56 (1.99%) WCAG
4 13 (0.46%) GDPR
5 4 (0.14%) IEC 62304
5 4 (0.14%) ISO 13485
5 4 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 346 (12.30%) Docker
2 3 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.071%) Firmware
4 1 (0.036%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 196 (6.97%) Kubernetes
2 13 (0.46%) Terraform
3 12 (0.43%) Grafana
4 7 (0.25%) Rancher
5 6 (0.21%) Ansible
6 5 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
6 5 (0.18%) Puppet
7 2 (0.071%) OpenNebula
8 1 (0.036%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.036%) Salt
Vendors
1 167 (5.93%) Google
2 132 (4.69%) Adobe
3 61 (2.17%) Microsoft
4 54 (1.92%) WooCommerce
5 39 (1.39%) SAP
6 28 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
7 23 (0.82%) Samsung
8 22 (0.78%) Sony
9 20 (0.71%) Apple
10 18 (0.64%) BT
10 18 (0.64%) Oracle
11 14 (0.50%) Sitecore
12 12 (0.43%) HubSpot
12 12 (0.43%) Wrike
13 11 (0.39%) BMC
13 11 (0.39%) HP
13 11 (0.39%) Ivanti
13 11 (0.39%) Optimizely
13 11 (0.39%) ServiceNow
14 10 (0.36%) Mapbox