Period
to 21 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £38,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 779 715 586
Rank change year-on-year -64 -129 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) 378 476 863
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.23% 0.29% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.30% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 338 458 858
England median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,250 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £57,500
UK median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.67% - +7.14%

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 154,617 160,289 189,330
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.05% 96.49% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 126,793 134,388 159,788
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 £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in England

Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in England.

Salary trend for Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in England

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in England over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in England

Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) within the England region over the 6 months to 21 January 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
North of England +41 102 £35,000 +7.69% 20
South East -6 98 £42,500 +13.33% 16
London -40 84 £47,500 +5.56% 22
North West +10 59 £35,750 +13.49% 10
Midlands +17 53 £30,000 -25.00% 13
Yorkshire +38 38 £40,000 +17.65% 7
West Midlands +10 35 £31,500 -10.00% 7
East of England -11 33 £40,000 +14.29% 17
East Midlands +11 18 £28,000 -30.00% 6
South West -25 8 £37,500 +11.94% 9
North East - 5 £30,000 - 3
Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
UK

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 376 (99.47%) Web Development
2 354 (93.65%) JavaScript
3 337 (89.15%) CSS
4 334 (88.36%) HTML
5 253 (66.93%) Front End Development
6 200 (52.91%) jQuery
6 200 (52.91%) HTML5
7 196 (51.85%) AngularJS
8 168 (44.44%) CSS3
9 155 (41.01%) User Experience
10 132 (34.92%) PHP
11 123 (32.54%) Agile Software Development
11 123 (32.54%) React
12 120 (31.75%) Responsive Web Design
13 115 (30.42%) Sass
14 88 (23.28%) MySQL
15 87 (23.02%) Git (software)
16 76 (20.11%) Node.js
17 73 (19.31%) LESS
18 67 (17.72%) E-Commerce
19 62 (16.40%) Photoshop
19 62 (16.40%) WordPress
20 61 (16.14%) C#
21 58 (15.34%) CMS
22 54 (14.29%) MVC
22 54 (14.29%) .NET
23 53 (14.02%) Adobe
24 51 (13.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 48 (12.70%) Marketing
26 47 (12.43%) SEO

Front End Web 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 62 (16.40%) WordPress
2 58 (15.34%) CMS
3 14 (3.70%) Apache
3 14 (3.70%) Umbraco
4 10 (2.65%) IIS
5 9 (2.38%) Drupal
6 8 (2.12%) nginx
7 7 (1.85%) ExpressionEngine
8 3 (0.79%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.53%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.53%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.53%) Marvel
9 2 (0.53%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.53%) SilverStripe
9 2 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 62 (16.40%) Photoshop
2 31 (8.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 14 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (1.32%) FileZilla
5 3 (0.79%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.79%) InDesign
5 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (0.53%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
7 1 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 31 (8.20%) Magento
2 18 (4.76%) Shopify
3 5 (1.32%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.53%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
1 16 (4.23%) npm
2 12 (3.17%) GitHub
3 9 (2.38%) Google Analytics
4 8 (2.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (2.12%) SaaS
5 7 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (1.85%) Amazon S3
5 7 (1.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 7 (1.85%) CloudFront
5 7 (1.85%) Route 53
6 5 (1.32%) Sage Pay
7 4 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.06%) Slack
8 3 (0.79%) MailChimp
9 2 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (0.53%) Yarn
10 1 (0.26%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.85%) Internet
2 6 (1.59%) Extranet
2 6 (1.59%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (1.32%) FTP
3 5 (1.32%) SMTP
4 2 (0.53%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.26%) DNS
5 1 (0.26%) HTTP
5 1 (0.26%) Skype
5 1 (0.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (23.28%) MySQL
2 21 (5.56%) SQL Server
3 13 (3.44%) MongoDB
3 13 (3.44%) Relational Database
4 12 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (2.38%) NoSQL
5 9 (2.38%) Redis
6 7 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.53%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.26%) Big Data
9 1 (0.26%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 87 (23.02%) Git (software)
2 37 (9.79%) gulp
3 27 (7.14%) Grunt
4 15 (3.97%) Subversion
4 15 (3.97%) webpack
5 14 (3.70%) Jasmine
5 14 (3.70%) Visual Studio
6 11 (2.91%) JIRA
7 9 (2.38%) Jenkins
8 7 (1.85%) Karma Test Runner
8 7 (1.85%) TeamCity
8 7 (1.85%) Vagrant
9 6 (1.59%) Axure RP
9 6 (1.59%) Mocha
9 6 (1.59%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (1.59%) QUnit
10 5 (1.32%) Bower
10 5 (1.32%) Protractor
10 5 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.06%) WebDriver
General
1 48 (12.70%) Marketing
2 45 (11.90%) Retail
3 29 (7.67%) Games
4 17 (4.50%) Finance
5 8 (2.12%) Automotive
6 7 (1.85%) Multimedia
7 4 (1.06%) Advertising
8 3 (0.79%) Banking
8 3 (0.79%) Legal
8 3 (0.79%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.53%) Digital Economy
9 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.26%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 337 (89.15%) CSS
2 334 (88.36%) HTML
3 200 (52.91%) HTML5
3 200 (52.91%) jQuery
4 196 (51.85%) AngularJS
5 168 (44.44%) CSS3
6 123 (32.54%) React
7 115 (30.42%) Sass
8 76 (20.11%) Node.js
9 73 (19.31%) LESS
10 54 (14.29%) .NET
11 51 (13.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 41 (10.85%) Ember.js
13 40 (10.58%) JSON
14 38 (10.05%) Ajax
15 32 (8.47%) Backbone.js
16 26 (6.88%) KnockoutJS
17 23 (6.08%) Angular 2
18 22 (5.82%) RESTful
19 18 (4.76%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 155 (41.01%) User Experience
2 28 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 27 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 20 (5.29%) Greenfield Project
5 18 (4.76%) Social Media
6 17 (4.50%) Graphic Design
7 9 (2.38%) Linux Command Line
8 8 (2.12%) Digital Media
8 8 (2.12%) Fintech
9 4 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.06%) Blog
9 4 (1.06%) W3C
10 3 (0.79%) BBC
10 3 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.79%) Life Science
10 3 (0.79%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.53%) NHS
12 1 (0.26%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 31 (8.20%) Linux
2 16 (4.23%) Android
2 16 (4.23%) Apple iOS
3 6 (1.59%) Unix
4 4 (1.06%) Windows
5 2 (0.53%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 376 (99.47%) Web Development
2 253 (66.93%) Front End Development
3 123 (32.54%) Agile Software Development
4 120 (31.75%) Responsive Web Design
5 67 (17.72%) E-Commerce
6 54 (14.29%) MVC
7 47 (12.43%) SEO
8 39 (10.32%) Wireframes
9 34 (8.99%) Software Engineering
10 32 (8.47%) Scrum
11 28 (7.41%) Test Automation
12 25 (6.61%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (6.08%) Web Design
14 18 (4.76%) Analytics
14 18 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
14 18 (4.76%) Mobile Development
14 18 (4.76%) TDD
15 17 (4.50%) API Integration
15 17 (4.50%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
16 15 (3.97%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 354 (93.65%) JavaScript
2 132 (34.92%) PHP
3 61 (16.14%) C#
4 37 (9.79%) SQL
5 16 (4.23%) Java
6 14 (3.70%) ES6
7 11 (2.91%) Python
8 9 (2.38%) C++
8 9 (2.38%) TypeScript
9 6 (1.59%) Perl
9 6 (1.59%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.32%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.32%) VBScript
11 4 (1.06%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.79%) PHP 7
13 2 (0.53%) PHP 5
13 2 (0.53%) Ruby
13 2 (0.53%) VBA
14 1 (0.26%) C
14 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 38 (10.05%) Degree
2 2 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.26%) PMO
1 1 (0.26%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.53%) cPanel
1 2 (0.53%) Hadoop YARN
1 2 (0.53%) Plesk
1 2 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.26%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 53 (14.02%) Adobe
2 17 (4.50%) Google
3 8 (2.12%) Apple
4 6 (1.59%) Oracle
5 5 (1.32%) CyberSource
5 5 (1.32%) hybris
5 5 (1.32%) PayPal
6 4 (1.06%) Microsoft
7 3 (0.79%) Capita
8 2 (0.53%) Facebook
8 2 (0.53%) Sage
8 2 (0.53%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.53%) Telerik
8 2 (0.53%) WooCommerce
9 1 (0.26%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.26%) Demandware
9 1 (0.26%) Twitter
9 1 (0.26%) Zend