The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 3 months to 25 June 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)
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 65 83
Rank change year-on-year -11 +18  
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 17 23 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.78% 2.33% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 2.44% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 18
Median salary £40,000 £25,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.00% -28.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £22,750 £28,350
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £32,250 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.73% +4.28%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 915 942 1207
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 95.81% 95.34% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 769 766 952
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex that featured Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford - 6 £40,000 -
Colchester - 4 £40,000 -
Loughton - 1 - -
Witham - 1 £30,500 -
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 25 June 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 26 (96.30%) HTML
1 26 (96.30%) Front End Development
2 25 (92.59%) CSS
3 23 (85.19%) JavaScript
4 15 (55.56%) HTML5
4 15 (55.56%) AngularJS
5 12 (44.44%) jQuery
6 11 (40.74%) CSS3
6 11 (40.74%) React
7 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
8 9 (33.33%) Sass
9 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (25.93%) PHP
10 5 (18.52%) MySQL
10 5 (18.52%) Java
10 5 (18.52%) JSON
10 5 (18.52%) User Experience
10 5 (18.52%) REST
11 4 (14.81%) Node.js
11 4 (14.81%) Ajax
11 4 (14.81%) WebSphere
11 4 (14.81%) Web Development
11 4 (14.81%) Oracle
11 4 (14.81%) SOAP
11 4 (14.81%) Web Services
11 4 (14.81%) Apache
11 4 (14.81%) Tomcat
11 4 (14.81%) XHTML
11 4 (14.81%) CMS
12 3 (11.11%) Python

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 4 (14.81%) Apache
1 4 (14.81%) CMS
1 4 (14.81%) Tomcat
1 4 (14.81%) WebSphere
2 2 (7.41%) Joomla!
2 2 (7.41%) WordPress
3 1 (3.70%) Drupal
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) Grunt
2 2 (7.41%) Jasmine
2 2 (7.41%) Mocha
2 2 (7.41%) Selenium
2 2 (7.41%) webpack
3 1 (3.70%) Axure RP
3 1 (3.70%) gulp
3 1 (3.70%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (3.70%) Subversion
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
1 2 (7.41%) Marketing
2 1 (3.70%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (96.30%) HTML
2 25 (92.59%) CSS
3 15 (55.56%) AngularJS
3 15 (55.56%) HTML5
4 12 (44.44%) jQuery
5 11 (40.74%) CSS3
5 11 (40.74%) React
6 9 (33.33%) Sass
7 5 (18.52%) JSON
7 5 (18.52%) REST
8 4 (14.81%) Ajax
8 4 (14.81%) Node.js
8 4 (14.81%) SOAP
8 4 (14.81%) Web Services
8 4 (14.81%) XHTML
9 3 (11.11%) LESS
10 2 (7.41%) Django
11 1 (3.70%) Backbone.js
11 1 (3.70%) Ember.js
11 1 (3.70%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) User Experience
2 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) Animation
3 1 (3.70%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (3.70%) Photography
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (96.30%) Front End Development
2 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) Web Development
4 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
4 2 (7.41%) Mobile First
4 2 (7.41%) MVC
4 2 (7.41%) SDLC
4 2 (7.41%) TDD
4 2 (7.41%) Wireframes
5 1 (3.70%) Analytics
5 1 (3.70%) API Integration
5 1 (3.70%) Build Automation
5 1 (3.70%) Content Management
5 1 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (3.70%) Infographics
5 1 (3.70%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (3.70%) Scrum
5 1 (3.70%) SEO
5 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.70%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (85.19%) JavaScript
2 7 (25.93%) PHP
3 5 (18.52%) Java
4 3 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (3.70%) Apple Swift
5 1 (3.70%) ES6
5 1 (3.70%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) Adobe
3 1 (3.70%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) Sitecore