Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 144 148 159
Rank change year-on-year +4 +11 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 3,853 3,787 4,190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.37% 2.33% 2.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.46% 2.42% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3,500 3,426 3,847
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £45,415 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.86% -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 156,325 156,688 182,719
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.32% 96.27% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 127,857 129,960 155,179
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 £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
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 22 June 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 22 June 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 1,708 £57,500 +15.00% 318
South East +22 824 £45,000 +12.50% 127
North of England +8 565 £40,000 +11.11% 147
North West +7 340 £40,000 +6.67% 90
Midlands -46 283 £35,000 - 75
East of England +78 268 £45,000 +12.50% 53
South West +7 202 £39,000 +11.43% 45
Yorkshire -9 185 £35,000 - 48
West Midlands -38 177 £35,000 - 40
East Midlands -30 106 £35,000 - 35
North East +2 40 £35,000 +27.27% 9
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 22 June 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 3,540 (91.88%) JavaScript
2 3,502 (90.89%) Front End Development
3 3,199 (83.03%) CSS
4 3,088 (80.15%) HTML
5 2,296 (59.59%) AngularJS
6 1,680 (43.60%) React
7 1,639 (42.54%) HTML5
8 1,460 (37.89%) Agile Software Development
9 1,366 (35.45%) CSS3
10 1,270 (32.96%) jQuery
11 1,086 (28.19%) User Experience
12 1,041 (27.02%) Sass
13 932 (24.19%) Web Development
14 926 (24.03%) Git (software)
15 898 (23.31%) Node.js
16 591 (15.34%) PHP
17 576 (14.95%) Vue (Vue.js)
18 564 (14.64%) gulp
19 559 (14.51%) TDD
20 542 (14.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 530 (13.76%) Redux
22 496 (12.87%) .NET
23 494 (12.82%) Responsive Web Design
24 457 (11.86%) Scrum
25 456 (11.83%) LESS
26 445 (11.55%) webpack
27 436 (11.32%) Finance
28 433 (11.24%) MVC
29 431 (11.19%) C#
30 411 (10.67%) 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
1 276 (7.16%) CMS
2 230 (5.97%) WordPress
3 65 (1.69%) Umbraco
4 56 (1.45%) Drupal
5 52 (1.35%) Apache
6 34 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
7 21 (0.55%) Confluence
7 21 (0.55%) ExpressionEngine
8 16 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
9 15 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 14 (0.36%) Kentico
11 12 (0.31%) WebSphere
11 12 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
12 11 (0.29%) EPiServer
13 8 (0.21%) IIS
13 8 (0.21%) SharePoint
13 8 (0.21%) Tomcat
14 5 (0.13%) Ethereum
14 5 (0.13%) Joomla!
15 4 (0.10%) concrete5
Applications
1 254 (6.59%) Photoshop
2 96 (2.49%) Adobe Illustrator
3 43 (1.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 33 (0.86%) Chatbot
5 15 (0.39%) InVision
6 14 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
7 13 (0.34%) GIMP
8 10 (0.26%) InDesign
9 7 (0.18%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.052%) Adobe Premiere
10 2 (0.052%) Microsoft Excel
11 1 (0.026%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 69 (1.79%) Magento
2 18 (0.47%) Distributed Ledger
3 17 (0.44%) Shopify
4 5 (0.13%) NetSuite
4 5 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.10%) Ripple
5 4 (0.10%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.026%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.026%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 263 (6.83%) npm
2 174 (4.52%) Amazon AWS
3 129 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
4 127 (3.30%) GitHub
5 106 (2.75%) SaaS
6 42 (1.09%) Yarn
7 24 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 22 (0.57%) Serverless
9 21 (0.55%) Google Analytics
10 20 (0.52%) Slack
11 17 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
12 12 (0.31%) Amazon S3
13 11 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
13 11 (0.29%) Trello
14 10 (0.26%) PaaS
14 10 (0.26%) TestFlight
15 8 (0.21%) IaaS
16 6 (0.16%) Google Play
16 6 (0.16%) Zapier
17 5 (0.13%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 69 (1.79%) HTTP
2 66 (1.71%) Internet
3 29 (0.75%) SMS
4 16 (0.42%) Broadband
5 9 (0.23%) DNS
6 6 (0.16%) SSL
7 3 (0.078%) Intranet
7 3 (0.078%) Wireless
8 2 (0.052%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.052%) Extranet
8 2 (0.052%) FTP
8 2 (0.052%) SSH
8 2 (0.052%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.026%) MQTT
9 1 (0.026%) Skype
9 1 (0.026%) VoIP
9 1 (0.026%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (6.67%) MySQL
2 161 (4.18%) SQL Server
3 128 (3.32%) Blockchain
4 100 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
5 96 (2.49%) NoSQL
6 88 (2.28%) MongoDB
7 46 (1.19%) Redis
8 41 (1.06%) Relational Database
9 37 (0.96%) Big Data
10 13 (0.34%) RethinkDB
11 12 (0.31%) Azure SQL Database
11 12 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
13 7 (0.18%) Event Store
14 6 (0.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 6 (0.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 5 (0.13%) MariaDB
15 5 (0.13%) QlikView
16 4 (0.10%) Amazon RDS
16 4 (0.10%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 926 (24.03%) Git (software)
2 564 (14.64%) gulp
3 445 (11.55%) webpack
4 359 (9.32%) Grunt
5 188 (4.88%) Jasmine
6 154 (4.00%) Karma Test Runner
7 118 (3.06%) JIRA
8 98 (2.54%) Subversion
9 89 (2.31%) Jenkins
10 87 (2.26%) Visual Studio
11 85 (2.21%) Mocha
12 71 (1.84%) Selenium
13 52 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
14 47 (1.22%) Protractor
15 34 (0.88%) Bower
16 33 (0.86%) Babel
17 28 (0.73%) Maven
18 25 (0.65%) JBehave
18 25 (0.65%) PostCSS
18 25 (0.65%) WebDriver
General
1 436 (11.32%) Finance
2 190 (4.93%) Marketing
3 156 (4.05%) Retail
4 146 (3.79%) Games
5 139 (3.61%) Advertising
6 99 (2.57%) Banking
7 58 (1.51%) Telecoms
8 44 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
9 41 (1.06%) Law
10 30 (0.78%) Multimedia
11 27 (0.70%) Legal
12 16 (0.42%) Front Office
12 16 (0.42%) Investment Banking
12 16 (0.42%) Publishing
13 15 (0.39%) Automotive
13 15 (0.39%) Financial Institution
14 13 (0.34%) Electronics
15 11 (0.29%) Manufacturing
16 9 (0.23%) Back Office
17 5 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3,199 (83.03%) CSS
2 3,088 (80.15%) HTML
3 2,296 (59.59%) AngularJS
4 1,680 (43.60%) React
5 1,639 (42.54%) HTML5
6 1,366 (35.45%) CSS3
7 1,270 (32.96%) jQuery
8 1,041 (27.02%) Sass
9 898 (23.31%) Node.js
10 576 (14.95%) Vue (Vue.js)
11 542 (14.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 530 (13.76%) Redux
13 496 (12.87%) .NET
14 456 (11.83%) LESS
15 370 (9.60%) Angular 2
16 332 (8.62%) RESTful
17 274 (7.11%) Ajax
18 262 (6.80%) Ember.js
19 256 (6.64%) REST
20 227 (5.89%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 1,086 (28.19%) User Experience
2 268 (6.96%) Greenfield Project
3 255 (6.62%) Computer Science
4 220 (5.71%) Mobile App
5 183 (4.75%) Fintech
6 126 (3.27%) Self-Motivation
7 99 (2.57%) Analytical Skills
8 62 (1.61%) W3C
9 50 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
10 41 (1.06%) Graphic Design
11 40 (1.04%) Data Structures
12 30 (0.78%) Algorithms
12 30 (0.78%) Social Media
13 29 (0.75%) Virtual Team
14 24 (0.62%) Robotics
15 23 (0.60%) Media Streaming
16 21 (0.55%) Animation
17 19 (0.49%) e-Learning
18 16 (0.42%) iPad
18 16 (0.42%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 120 (3.11%) Linux
2 97 (2.52%) Android
3 86 (2.23%) Apple iOS
4 43 (1.12%) Windows
5 20 (0.52%) Unix
6 13 (0.34%) Mac OS X
7 9 (0.23%) Debian
8 5 (0.13%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.078%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.026%) CentOS
10 1 (0.026%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.026%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,502 (90.89%) Front End Development
2 1,460 (37.89%) Agile Software Development
3 932 (24.19%) Web Development
4 559 (14.51%) TDD
5 494 (12.82%) Responsive Web Design
6 457 (11.86%) Scrum
7 433 (11.24%) MVC
8 309 (8.02%) E-Commerce
9 295 (7.66%) Unit Testing
10 279 (7.24%) OO
11 274 (7.11%) Software Engineering
12 259 (6.72%) Problem-Solving
13 229 (5.94%) Continuous Integration
14 221 (5.74%) SEO
15 219 (5.68%) Test Automation
16 205 (5.32%) Web Design
17 199 (5.16%) BDD
18 196 (5.09%) Wireframes
19 152 (3.94%) Mentoring
20 149 (3.87%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 3,540 (91.88%) JavaScript
2 591 (15.34%) PHP
3 431 (11.19%) C#
4 411 (10.67%) Java
5 403 (10.46%) ES6
6 333 (8.64%) TypeScript
7 262 (6.80%) SQL
8 163 (4.23%) Python
9 89 (2.31%) Ruby
10 59 (1.53%) ES7
11 42 (1.09%) Perl
12 41 (1.06%) Objective-C
13 38 (0.99%) C++
14 37 (0.96%) Apple Swift
15 25 (0.65%) Bash Shell
16 22 (0.57%) Scala
17 21 (0.55%) T-SQL
18 20 (0.52%) Java 8
19 15 (0.39%) ES8
20 14 (0.36%) Go
Qualifications
1 383 (9.94%) Degree
2 89 (2.31%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (0.29%) Security Cleared
5 9 (0.23%) SC Cleared
6 7 (0.18%) Master's Degree
7 6 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.078%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.026%) CIPFA
9 1 (0.026%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.026%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (3.17%) QA
2 13 (0.34%) WCAG
3 8 (0.21%) SLA
4 6 (0.16%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
5 5 (0.13%) GCP
6 4 (0.10%) GDPR
7 2 (0.052%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.052%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.052%) PMO
7 2 (0.052%) WAI
8 1 (0.026%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.026%) MiFID
System Software
1 138 (3.58%) Docker
2 7 (0.18%) Hyper-V
2 7 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
2 7 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.026%) Firmware
3 1 (0.026%) Varnish
3 1 (0.026%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (0.34%) Kubernetes
2 12 (0.31%) Ansible
3 9 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.18%) cPanel
4 7 (0.18%) SCCM
4 7 (0.18%) vCenter Server
5 3 (0.078%) Puppet
5 3 (0.078%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.078%) Terraform
6 2 (0.052%) Kibana
6 2 (0.052%) Salt
7 1 (0.026%) Graphite
7 1 (0.026%) Mesos
7 1 (0.026%) Plesk
7 1 (0.026%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.026%) SmoothWall
7 1 (0.026%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.026%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 212 (5.50%) Adobe
2 139 (3.61%) Google
3 98 (2.54%) Microsoft
4 60 (1.56%) Oracle
5 50 (1.30%) Twitter
6 44 (1.14%) Xamarin
7 29 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
8 26 (0.67%) Capita
9 23 (0.60%) Facebook
10 22 (0.57%) Apple
11 18 (0.47%) hybris
12 17 (0.44%) Sitecore
12 17 (0.44%) Tableau
13 14 (0.36%) HP
14 13 (0.34%) ATG
14 13 (0.34%) SAP
15 12 (0.31%) Demandware
16 10 (0.26%) Sybase
16 10 (0.26%) Yahoo!
17 9 (0.23%) Atlassian