Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Front-End Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Senior Front-End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 657 639 756
Rank change year-on-year -18 +117 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Front-End Developer 543 618 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.35% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.36% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 514 577 473
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 159903 171823 198391
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.50% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 129207 145031 166378
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Senior Front-End Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Senior Front-End Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Front-End Developer in England

Senior Front-End Developer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Front-End Developer in England.

Salary trend for Senior Front-End Developer in England

Senior Front-End Developer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Front-End Developer in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Front-End Developer in England

Senior Front-End 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 Senior Front-End Developer within the England region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 -47 333 £62,500 +8.70% 21
North of England +45 75 £40,000 -13.51% 7
South East +27 70 £50,000 +5.26% 4
North West +23 52 £45,000 -7.69% 3
Midlands +16 32 £37,000 -1.33% 2
South West +31 30 £45,000 - 3
Yorkshire +41 21 £40,000 +23.08% 4
West Midlands -10 19 £32,500 -13.33%
East Midlands +41 13 £37,000 -20.00% 2
East of England +14 6 £50,000 -11.11% 2
North East +9 2 £35,000 -
Senior Front-End Developer
UK

Senior Front-End Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Senior Front-End 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 Senior Front-End Developer in the job title.

1 523 (96.32%) Front End Development
2 501 (92.27%) JavaScript
3 456 (83.98%) CSS
4 451 (83.06%) HTML
5 368 (67.77%) AngularJS
6 302 (55.62%) HTML5
7 256 (47.15%) Agile Software Development
8 228 (41.99%) CSS3
9 221 (40.70%) React
10 189 (34.81%) Sass
11 187 (34.44%) User Experience
12 150 (27.62%) jQuery
13 144 (26.52%) Web Development
14 143 (26.34%) Git (software)
15 119 (21.92%) Node.js
16 115 (21.18%) TDD
17 90 (16.57%) RESTful
18 89 (16.39%) Responsive Web Design
19 84 (15.47%) ES6
20 81 (14.92%) LESS
21 79 (14.55%) OO
22 78 (14.36%) Backbone.js
23 72 (13.26%) gulp
24 65 (11.97%) Scrum
25 63 (11.60%) Finance
25 63 (11.60%) Degree
25 63 (11.60%) Continuous Integration
26 62 (11.42%) PHP
27 60 (11.05%) MVC
28 59 (10.87%) BDD

Senior Front-End 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 32 (5.89%) CMS
2 19 (3.50%) Apache
3 15 (2.76%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (2.76%) WordPress
4 10 (1.84%) IIS
4 10 (1.84%) nginx
5 8 (1.47%) Tomcat
6 7 (1.29%) Apache Solr
7 4 (0.74%) Drupal
8 3 (0.55%) Confluence
8 3 (0.55%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.18%) Umbraco
Applications
1 50 (9.21%) Photoshop
2 20 (3.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.18%) GIMP
4 1 (0.18%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 5 (0.92%) Magento
2 1 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 37 (6.81%) SaaS
2 36 (6.63%) GitHub
3 30 (5.52%) Amazon AWS
4 29 (5.34%) npm
5 9 (1.66%) Google Analytics
6 8 (1.47%) Amazon SQS
7 7 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (1.29%) Slack
7 7 (1.29%) Yarn
8 2 (0.37%) PaaS
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.18%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (6.08%) HTTP
2 21 (3.87%) Internet
3 2 (0.37%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (4.60%) MySQL
2 21 (3.87%) MongoDB
2 21 (3.87%) SQL Server
3 12 (2.21%) Redis
4 10 (1.84%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.47%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.55%) Big Data
6 3 (0.55%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.37%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (0.37%) DocumentDB
8 1 (0.18%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.18%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.18%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.18%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.18%) Power BI
8 1 (0.18%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 143 (26.34%) Git (software)
2 72 (13.26%) gulp
3 53 (9.76%) Grunt
3 53 (9.76%) webpack
4 49 (9.02%) Jasmine
5 33 (6.08%) Jenkins
6 31 (5.71%) Subversion
7 22 (4.05%) Mocha
8 20 (3.68%) Bower
8 20 (3.68%) Karma Test Runner
9 16 (2.95%) PostCSS
10 14 (2.58%) Babel
10 14 (2.58%) Sinon.JS
11 12 (2.21%) JIRA
12 11 (2.03%) Protractor
12 11 (2.03%) Selenium
13 7 (1.29%) Vagrant
14 6 (1.10%) Bitbucket
14 6 (1.10%) TeamCity
15 5 (0.92%) WebDriver
General
1 63 (11.60%) Finance
2 57 (10.50%) Marketing
3 31 (5.71%) Advertising
4 23 (4.24%) Retail
5 22 (4.05%) Games
6 21 (3.87%) Banking
7 9 (1.66%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.10%) Front Office
8 6 (1.10%) Publishing
9 5 (0.92%) Law
10 4 (0.74%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.55%) Legal
12 1 (0.18%) Electronics
12 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.18%) Retail Finance
12 1 (0.18%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 456 (83.98%) CSS
2 451 (83.06%) HTML
3 368 (67.77%) AngularJS
4 302 (55.62%) HTML5
5 228 (41.99%) CSS3
6 221 (40.70%) React
7 189 (34.81%) Sass
8 150 (27.62%) jQuery
9 119 (21.92%) Node.js
10 90 (16.57%) RESTful
11 81 (14.92%) LESS
12 78 (14.36%) Backbone.js
13 56 (10.31%) Angular 2
14 54 (9.94%) Vue (Vue.js)
15 53 (9.76%) Ember.js
15 53 (9.76%) Web Services
16 52 (9.58%) Redux
17 48 (8.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 47 (8.66%) KnockoutJS
19 45 (8.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 187 (34.44%) User Experience
2 55 (10.13%) Greenfield Project
3 35 (6.45%) Mobile App
4 34 (6.26%) Social Media
5 30 (5.52%) Computer Science
6 28 (5.16%) Fintech
7 15 (2.76%) Digital Media
8 10 (1.84%) PlayStation
8 10 (1.84%) Xbox
9 9 (1.66%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (1.66%) iPad
9 9 (1.66%) W3C
10 8 (1.47%) Virtual Team
11 7 (1.29%) Tandem
12 3 (0.55%) e-Learning
12 3 (0.55%) Over-the-Top Content
12 3 (0.55%) Video\Live Streaming
13 2 (0.37%) Algorithms
13 2 (0.37%) Fixed Income
13 2 (0.37%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 29 (5.34%) Linux
2 19 (3.50%) Windows
3 11 (2.03%) Apple iOS
4 10 (1.84%) Android
5 4 (0.74%) CentOS
6 3 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.18%) Solaris
7 1 (0.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 523 (96.32%) Front End Development
2 256 (47.15%) Agile Software Development
3 144 (26.52%) Web Development
4 115 (21.18%) TDD
5 89 (16.39%) Responsive Web Design
6 79 (14.55%) OO
7 65 (11.97%) Scrum
8 63 (11.60%) Continuous Integration
9 60 (11.05%) MVC
10 59 (10.87%) BDD
11 51 (9.39%) Test Automation
12 48 (8.84%) Unit Testing
13 47 (8.66%) E-Commerce
14 41 (7.55%) Mentoring
15 36 (6.63%) Open Source
16 35 (6.45%) OOP
17 28 (5.16%) API Integration
17 28 (5.16%) Mobile Development
18 26 (4.79%) SOA
18 26 (4.79%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 501 (92.27%) JavaScript
2 84 (15.47%) ES6
3 62 (11.42%) PHP
4 47 (8.66%) TypeScript
5 46 (8.47%) Java
6 24 (4.42%) ECMAScript
7 22 (4.05%) SQL
8 18 (3.31%) C#
9 9 (1.66%) Ruby
10 7 (1.29%) PHP 5
10 7 (1.29%) PHP 7
11 6 (1.10%) Python
12 4 (0.74%) Clojure
13 3 (0.55%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.55%) ClojureScript
13 3 (0.55%) Go
13 3 (0.55%) Scala
13 3 (0.55%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.37%) Apple Swift
14 2 (0.37%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 63 (11.60%) Degree
2 17 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (0.55%) SC Cleared
3 3 (0.55%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.87%) QA
2 4 (0.74%) WCAG
3 2 (0.37%) WAI
System Software
1 17 (3.13%) Docker
2 1 (0.18%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (1.47%) Terraform
2 7 (1.29%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.18%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 27 (4.97%) Adobe
1 27 (4.97%) Google
2 12 (2.21%) Microsoft
3 9 (1.66%) hybris
4 5 (0.92%) Sony
5 4 (0.74%) WooCommerce
6 3 (0.55%) Apple
6 3 (0.55%) Red Hat
6 3 (0.55%) Twitter
7 2 (0.37%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.18%) ATG
8 1 (0.18%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.18%) BT
8 1 (0.18%) Demandware
8 1 (0.18%) Facebook
8 1 (0.18%) SAP