Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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)
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 98 115
Rank change year-on-year +24 +17 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 36 40 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.56% 1.89% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% 2.03% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 33 36 28
Essex median annual salary £37,500 £25,000 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -24.81% +10.83%
10th Percentile £24,400 £20,000 £19,950
90th Percentile £66,250 £45,000 £47,875
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% -10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Permanent vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 1334 1968 2491
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.95% 92.83% 94.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1138 1517 1845
Essex median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £65,291
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

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

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

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Essex.

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Essex over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 21 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
Chelmsford +13 20 £38,750 -13.89% 2
Witham - 4 £24,500 -
Colchester +13 3 £40,000 -15.79%
Loughton - 3 - -
Grays - 2 £40,000 - 1
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Front End 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 Essex region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 35 (97.22%) HTML
1 35 (97.22%) CSS
2 34 (94.44%) Front End Development
3 24 (66.67%) AngularJS
4 23 (63.89%) HTML5
5 22 (61.11%) JavaScript
6 20 (55.56%) CSS3
7 16 (44.44%) jQuery
8 15 (41.67%) XML
9 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (33.33%) MVC
11 11 (30.56%) JSON
12 9 (25.00%) PHP
12 9 (25.00%) RESTful
12 9 (25.00%) Node.js
12 9 (25.00%) Grunt
13 8 (22.22%) Web Application Development
13 8 (22.22%) Sass
14 7 (19.44%) Express
14 7 (19.44%) REST
14 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 7 (19.44%) Razor View Engine
14 7 (19.44%) Bower
14 7 (19.44%) React
14 7 (19.44%) gulp
14 7 (19.44%) Entity Framework
14 7 (19.44%) Code Optimisation
14 7 (19.44%) npm
14 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (19.44%) SOAP

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 6 (16.67%) CMS
2 4 (11.11%) Joomla!
2 4 (11.11%) WordPress
3 3 (8.33%) Umbraco
4 2 (5.56%) Drupal
5 1 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Photoshop
2 2 (5.56%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (5.56%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) npm
2 1 (2.78%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
1 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Grunt
2 7 (19.44%) Bower
2 7 (19.44%) gulp
2 7 (19.44%) Visual Studio
3 5 (13.89%) Axure RP
4 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.56%) Selenium
5 2 (5.56%) webpack
6 1 (2.78%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.78%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (2.78%) Mocha
General
1 4 (11.11%) Automotive
2 3 (8.33%) Advertising
2 3 (8.33%) Games
3 2 (5.56%) Marketing
3 2 (5.56%) Publishing
4 1 (2.78%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (97.22%) CSS
1 35 (97.22%) HTML
2 24 (66.67%) AngularJS
3 23 (63.89%) HTML5
4 20 (55.56%) CSS3
5 16 (44.44%) jQuery
6 15 (41.67%) XML
7 11 (30.56%) JSON
8 9 (25.00%) Node.js
8 9 (25.00%) RESTful
9 8 (22.22%) Sass
10 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 7 (19.44%) Entity Framework
10 7 (19.44%) Express
10 7 (19.44%) Razor View Engine
10 7 (19.44%) React
10 7 (19.44%) REST
10 7 (19.44%) SOAP
11 6 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) User Experience
2 3 (8.33%) Social Media
3 1 (2.78%) Animation
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.78%) Photography
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (94.44%) Front End Development
2 13 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (33.33%) MVC
4 8 (22.22%) Web Application Development
5 7 (19.44%) Code Optimisation
6 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 6 (16.67%) Web Development
7 4 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (8.33%) SEO
8 3 (8.33%) Web Design
9 2 (5.56%) Content Management
10 1 (2.78%) Analytics
10 1 (2.78%) Build Automation
10 1 (2.78%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (2.78%) Infographics
10 1 (2.78%) Mobile First
10 1 (2.78%) SDLC
10 1 (2.78%) Software Engineering
10 1 (2.78%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 22 (61.11%) JavaScript
2 9 (25.00%) PHP
3 3 (8.33%) Java
4 2 (5.56%) Python
5 1 (2.78%) C#
5 1 (2.78%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (2.78%) Adobe
1 1 (2.78%) Google
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.78%) Sitecore