Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Kent during the 6 months to 17 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)
South East > Kent
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 106 103
Rank change year-on-year +10 -3 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 16 20 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.21% 1.17% 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 1.19% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 45
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £36,250 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.24% +13.28% -6.57%
10th Percentile £24,000 £19,350 £23,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £45,375 £50,750
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent. 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
Kent
Permanent vacancies in Kent with a recognized job title 1297 1679 2186
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.03% 98.24% 97.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1101 1489 1960
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -2.44%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Kent over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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

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

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 Kent region over the 6 months to 17 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
Dartford - 5 £50,000 -
Tonbridge - 4 £42,500 -
Stansted - 3 £24,000 - 1
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 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 Kent region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 16 (100.00%) CSS
1 16 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 15 (93.75%) HTML
3 10 (62.50%) jQuery
4 9 (56.25%) Web Development
5 8 (50.00%) Photoshop
5 8 (50.00%) User Experience
6 7 (43.75%) AngularJS
6 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (43.75%) SEO
7 6 (37.50%) PHP
8 5 (31.25%) Electronics
8 5 (31.25%) TDD
8 5 (31.25%) JSON
8 5 (31.25%) Mobile App
8 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (31.25%) Prototyping
8 5 (31.25%) Swedish Language
8 5 (31.25%) Node.js
8 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (25.00%) HTML5
9 4 (25.00%) React
9 4 (25.00%) Advertising
9 4 (25.00%) Java
9 4 (25.00%) Python
10 3 (18.75%) Adobe
10 3 (18.75%) BBC
10 3 (18.75%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (18.75%) Ajax

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (18.75%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (31.25%) Electronics
1 5 (31.25%) Swedish Language
2 4 (25.00%) Advertising
3 1 (6.25%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) CSS
2 15 (93.75%) HTML
3 10 (62.50%) jQuery
4 7 (43.75%) AngularJS
5 5 (31.25%) JSON
5 5 (31.25%) Node.js
6 4 (25.00%) HTML5
6 4 (25.00%) React
7 3 (18.75%) Ajax
8 2 (12.50%) CSS3
8 2 (12.50%) Semantic HTML
8 2 (12.50%) SOAP
8 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (12.50%) XML
9 1 (6.25%) Ember.js
9 1 (6.25%) React Native
9 1 (6.25%) Redux
9 1 (6.25%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) User Experience
2 5 (31.25%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (31.25%) Mobile App
3 3 (18.75%) BBC
4 2 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Android
1 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
2 2 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 9 (56.25%) Web Development
3 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) SEO
4 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (31.25%) Prototyping
4 5 (31.25%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) OO
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) Statistics
5 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) API Design
6 1 (6.25%) Coaching
6 1 (6.25%) Creative Thinking
6 1 (6.25%) CRM
6 1 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (6.25%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (37.50%) PHP
3 4 (25.00%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) ES6
4 1 (6.25%) Go
4 1 (6.25%) GraphQL
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Adobe