Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £38,750 in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 24 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)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 87 117
Rank change year-on-year -24 +30 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 37 52 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.60% 2.42% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 2.51% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 26 31 35
Glasgow median annual salary £38,750 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.97% -2.86% -6.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £22,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £44,000 £47,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -6.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. 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
Glasgow
Permanent vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 2210 2068 2495
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.84% 96.41% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1403 1146 1613
Glasgow median annual salary £47,500 £42,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.10% +1.20% +3.75%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £67,250 £60,000 £60,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Glasgow over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 Glasgow region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 36 (97.30%) CSS
1 36 (97.30%) HTML
2 35 (94.59%) Front End Development
3 29 (78.38%) React
4 27 (72.97%) JavaScript
4 27 (72.97%) HTML5
5 23 (62.16%) AngularJS
6 22 (59.46%) CSS3
7 19 (51.35%) Sass
8 17 (45.95%) LESS
9 16 (43.24%) MVC
10 15 (40.54%) User Experience
11 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (27.03%) TDD
12 10 (27.03%) Finance
12 10 (27.03%) RESTful
13 9 (24.32%) Ajax
13 9 (24.32%) .NET
14 8 (21.62%) C#
14 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET
14 8 (21.62%) Automotive
14 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC
15 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
15 7 (18.92%) jQuery
15 7 (18.92%) Java
16 6 (16.22%) Continuous Improvement
17 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
17 5 (13.51%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
17 5 (13.51%) Isomorphic JavaScript
18 4 (10.81%) gulp

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 1 (2.70%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (5.41%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.11%) GitHub
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) MySQL
1 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.81%) Grunt
1 4 (10.81%) gulp
2 1 (2.70%) Babel
2 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 8 (21.62%) Automotive
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (97.30%) CSS
1 36 (97.30%) HTML
2 29 (78.38%) React
3 27 (72.97%) HTML5
4 23 (62.16%) AngularJS
5 22 (59.46%) CSS3
6 19 (51.35%) Sass
7 17 (45.95%) LESS
8 10 (27.03%) RESTful
9 9 (24.32%) .NET
9 9 (24.32%) Ajax
10 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET
10 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (18.92%) jQuery
12 3 (8.11%) Meteor
13 2 (5.41%) Backbone.js
13 2 (5.41%) Node.js
13 2 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 1 (2.70%) D3.js
14 1 (2.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (40.54%) User Experience
2 3 (8.11%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (94.59%) Front End Development
2 16 (43.24%) MVC
3 11 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (27.03%) TDD
5 6 (16.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (13.51%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 5 (13.51%) Isomorphic JavaScript
6 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
7 4 (10.81%) Mentoring
7 4 (10.81%) OO
7 4 (10.81%) Web Development
8 3 (8.11%) Analytics
8 3 (8.11%) Software Architecture
9 2 (5.41%) Dependency Management
10 1 (2.70%) BDD
10 1 (2.70%) Coaching
10 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.70%) Open Source
10 1 (2.70%) Project Planning
10 1 (2.70%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 27 (72.97%) JavaScript
2 8 (21.62%) C#
3 7 (18.92%) Java
4 3 (8.11%) TypeScript
5 1 (2.70%) ES6
5 1 (2.70%) JSX
5 1 (2.70%) PHP
5 1 (2.70%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Adobe