Period
to 18 February 2020

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 18 February 2020.

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
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 145 162 143
Rank change year-on-year +17 -19 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 2,730 3,081 3,906
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.38% 2.20% 2.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.49% 2.30% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2,357 2,623 3,572
England median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,800 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,000 £71,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% +5.88%

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 109,646 134,222 157,082
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.48% 95.92% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88,536 108,541 129,731
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 18 February 2020.

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 18 February 2020. 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 +40 1,352 £65,000 +8.33% 282
South East +7 469 £50,000 +11.11% 105
North of England -10 382 £45,000 +12.50% 160
North West -12 224 £47,500 +5.56% 96
South West +28 209 £40,000 - 73
Midlands -1 176 £40,000 +14.29% 50
East of England -7 126 £50,000 +11.11% 62
Yorkshire -21 111 £38,750 -0.86% 49
East Midlands +12 95 £42,500 +21.43% 26
West Midlands -10 81 £38,750 +10.71% 24
North East +34 48 £47,500 +35.71% 15
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 18 February 2020, 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 2,449 (89.71%) Front End Development
2 2,387 (87.44%) JavaScript
3 2,001 (73.30%) CSS
4 1,924 (70.48%) HTML
5 1,296 (47.47%) React
6 1,200 (43.96%) AngularJS
7 1,142 (41.83%) Agile Software Development
8 892 (32.67%) HTML5
9 793 (29.05%) User Experience
10 781 (28.61%) Sass
11 653 (23.92%) CSS3
12 644 (23.59%) Git (software)
13 629 (23.04%) Node.js
14 530 (19.41%) Vue.js
15 516 (18.90%) jQuery
15 516 (18.90%) Web Development
16 505 (18.50%) Redux
17 482 (17.66%) TypeScript
18 437 (16.01%) ES6
19 399 (14.62%) TDD
20 391 (14.32%) webpack
21 339 (12.42%) Finance
22 333 (12.20%) .NET
23 327 (11.98%) Scrum
24 309 (11.32%) C#
25 289 (10.59%) gulp
26 286 (10.48%) LESS
27 282 (10.33%) Fintech
28 274 (10.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
29 263 (9.63%) Responsive Web Design

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
1 133 (4.87%) CMS
2 75 (2.75%) WordPress
3 32 (1.17%) Drupal
4 30 (1.10%) Confluence
5 25 (0.92%) nginx
6 19 (0.70%) SharePoint
7 17 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
8 13 (0.48%) EPiServer
9 12 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
10 11 (0.40%) Apache
10 11 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
10 11 (0.40%) Umbraco
11 7 (0.26%) Headless CMS
12 6 (0.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (0.18%) SAS
13 5 (0.18%) Sitefinity
13 5 (0.18%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.15%) Apache Spark
14 4 (0.15%) Ethereum
14 4 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 115 (4.21%) Photoshop
2 51 (1.87%) Sketch
3 45 (1.65%) Adobe Illustrator
4 29 (1.06%) Adobe XD
5 24 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 13 (0.48%) Zeplin
7 10 (0.37%) Chatbot
8 9 (0.33%) InVision
9 6 (0.22%) Fireworks
10 5 (0.18%) Figma
11 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
12 2 (0.073%) InDesign
12 2 (0.073%) Microsoft Excel
13 1 (0.037%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 35 (1.28%) Magento
2 11 (0.40%) Shopify
3 2 (0.073%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.073%) Odoo
4 1 (0.037%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.037%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.037%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.037%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.037%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 252 (9.23%) AWS
2 204 (7.47%) npm
3 153 (5.60%) Azure
4 131 (4.80%) SaaS
5 101 (3.70%) GitHub
6 43 (1.58%) Serverless
7 39 (1.43%) GCP
8 26 (0.95%) AWS Lambda
9 25 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
9 25 (0.92%) Google Analytics
9 25 (0.92%) Yarn
10 20 (0.73%) Amazon ECS
11 12 (0.44%) Power Platform
12 9 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
12 9 (0.33%) PaaS
12 9 (0.33%) Quay.io
13 8 (0.29%) Amazon S3
13 8 (0.29%) Firebase
14 6 (0.22%) CloudFront
15 5 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 64 (2.34%) Internet
2 41 (1.50%) HTTP
3 14 (0.51%) Wireless
4 6 (0.22%) DAB
4 6 (0.22%) HTTPS
4 6 (0.22%) Intranet
4 6 (0.22%) Network Security
4 6 (0.22%) SSH
5 3 (0.11%) AMQP
5 3 (0.11%) MQTT
6 2 (0.073%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.037%) Broadband
7 1 (0.037%) Extranet
7 1 (0.037%) FTP
7 1 (0.037%) SNMP
7 1 (0.037%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (2.56%) MySQL
2 57 (2.09%) SQL Server
3 54 (1.98%) Big Data
4 43 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
5 40 (1.47%) MongoDB
6 26 (0.95%) Redis
7 18 (0.66%) NoSQL
8 17 (0.62%) Blockchain
9 12 (0.44%) Relational Database
10 11 (0.40%) Power BI
11 10 (0.37%) Hadoop
12 9 (0.33%) GIS
13 6 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (0.18%) Qlik Sense
15 4 (0.15%) Azure SQL Database
15 4 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
16 3 (0.11%) QlikView
16 3 (0.11%) SQL Server 2012
16 3 (0.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 3 (0.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 644 (23.59%) Git (software)
2 391 (14.32%) webpack
3 289 (10.59%) gulp
4 225 (8.24%) Grunt
5 165 (6.04%) Jasmine
6 111 (4.07%) Jenkins
7 97 (3.55%) JIRA
8 85 (3.11%) Babel
9 84 (3.08%) Bitbucket
10 67 (2.45%) Mocha
11 65 (2.38%) Visual Studio
12 58 (2.12%) Protractor
13 54 (1.98%) GitLab
14 46 (1.68%) Karma Test Runner
15 38 (1.39%) Selenium
16 35 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
17 34 (1.25%) Subversion
18 26 (0.95%) ESLint
19 24 (0.88%) TeamCity
20 23 (0.84%) Bower
General
1 339 (12.42%) Finance
2 190 (6.96%) Marketing
3 140 (5.13%) Retail
4 67 (2.45%) Games
5 49 (1.79%) Advertising
6 33 (1.21%) Banking
7 28 (1.03%) Multimedia
7 28 (1.03%) Public Sector
8 19 (0.70%) Law
9 18 (0.66%) Automotive
10 17 (0.62%) Financial Institution
11 13 (0.48%) Telecoms
12 10 (0.37%) Legal
13 8 (0.29%) Manufacturing
13 8 (0.29%) Music Industry
13 8 (0.29%) Publishing
14 4 (0.15%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.15%) Back Office
14 4 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,001 (73.30%) CSS
2 1,924 (70.48%) HTML
3 1,296 (47.47%) React
4 1,200 (43.96%) AngularJS
5 892 (32.67%) HTML5
6 781 (28.61%) Sass
7 653 (23.92%) CSS3
8 629 (23.04%) Node.js
9 530 (19.41%) Vue.js
10 516 (18.90%) jQuery
11 505 (18.50%) Redux
12 333 (12.20%) .NET
13 286 (10.48%) LESS
14 274 (10.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 234 (8.57%) REST
16 210 (7.69%) RESTful
17 203 (7.44%) Jest
18 164 (6.01%) GraphQL
19 152 (5.57%) Angular 2
20 151 (5.53%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 793 (29.05%) User Experience
2 215 (7.88%) Greenfield Project
3 162 (5.93%) Mobile App
4 111 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
5 50 (1.83%) W3C
6 39 (1.43%) Algorithms
7 36 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
8 35 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
9 27 (0.99%) Animation
9 27 (0.99%) Social Media
10 26 (0.95%) iPad
11 22 (0.81%) Graphic Design
12 20 (0.73%) Hedge funds
13 16 (0.59%) Virtual Team
14 15 (0.55%) Derivative
14 15 (0.55%) Robotics
15 13 (0.48%) Renewable Energy
15 13 (0.48%) Smartphone
16 11 (0.40%) Data Structures
16 11 (0.40%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 129 (4.73%) Linux
2 63 (2.31%) Android
3 50 (1.83%) Apple iOS
4 25 (0.92%) Mac OS X
5 17 (0.62%) Windows
6 13 (0.48%) Unix
7 4 (0.15%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.037%) CentOS
8 1 (0.037%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.037%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.037%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,449 (89.71%) Front End Development
2 1,142 (41.83%) Agile Software Development
3 516 (18.90%) Web Development
4 399 (14.62%) TDD
5 327 (11.98%) Scrum
6 282 (10.33%) Fintech
7 263 (9.63%) Responsive Web Design
8 250 (9.16%) E-Commerce
9 229 (8.39%) Unit Testing
10 219 (8.02%) OO
11 205 (7.51%) DevOps
12 202 (7.40%) Problem-Solving
13 201 (7.36%) Software Engineering
14 194 (7.11%) Analytics
15 187 (6.85%) Mentoring
16 184 (6.74%) Computer Science
17 178 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
18 177 (6.48%) BDD
19 154 (5.64%) Test Automation
20 150 (5.49%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 2,387 (87.44%) JavaScript
2 482 (17.66%) TypeScript
3 437 (16.01%) ES6
4 309 (11.32%) C#
5 246 (9.01%) PHP
6 233 (8.53%) Java
7 178 (6.52%) SQL
8 151 (5.53%) Python
9 51 (1.87%) Ruby
10 49 (1.79%) ES7
11 42 (1.54%) Apex Code
12 26 (0.95%) C++
13 21 (0.77%) Go
14 17 (0.62%) VB.NET
15 15 (0.55%) C
16 14 (0.51%) ES8
17 11 (0.40%) Bash Shell
17 11 (0.40%) Scala
18 10 (0.37%) Kotlin
19 6 (0.22%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 247 (9.05%) Degree
2 106 (3.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (0.62%) Security Cleared
4 13 (0.48%) DBS Check
5 11 (0.40%) SC Cleared
6 5 (0.18%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.073%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.073%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.037%) Chartered Engineer
8 1 (0.037%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.037%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (4.18%) QA
2 40 (1.47%) WCAG
3 12 (0.44%) WAI
4 2 (0.073%) GDPR
System Software
1 214 (7.84%) Docker
2 6 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.037%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 65 (2.38%) Kubernetes
2 28 (1.03%) Terraform
3 21 (0.77%) Mesos
4 9 (0.33%) Ansible
5 5 (0.18%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.037%) Kibana
6 1 (0.037%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.037%) Puppet
Vendors
1 103 (3.77%) Microsoft
2 87 (3.19%) Adobe
3 61 (2.23%) Google
4 46 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
5 41 (1.50%) Sage
6 19 (0.70%) Sitecore
7 14 (0.51%) Xamarin
8 13 (0.48%) Oracle
9 12 (0.44%) Logi
9 12 (0.44%) Logi Analytics
10 10 (0.37%) Atlassian
10 10 (0.37%) Mapbox
11 9 (0.33%) Apple
11 9 (0.33%) Spotify
12 8 (0.29%) hybris
13 7 (0.26%) SAP
14 5 (0.18%) Facebook
14 5 (0.18%) Netlify
14 5 (0.18%) New Relic
14 5 (0.18%) Optimizely