Period
to 17 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

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)
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 152 147 121
Rank change year-on-year -5 -26 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 1,529 1,791 2,010
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.29% 2.37% 2.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.40% 2.50% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,295 1,606 1,799
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 63,712 71,543 73,113
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.34% 94.64% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 52,254 56,238 63,154
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,249 £33,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in London over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

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

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

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 London region over the 6 months to 17 November 2018. 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
Central London +7 368 £60,000 - 124
West London +11 79 £57,500 +15.00% 87
South London -56 20 £45,000 - 7
East London -2 18 £67,500 +31.71% 24
North London +15 6 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the London region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 1,431 (93.59%) Front End Development
2 1,357 (88.75%) JavaScript
3 1,086 (71.03%) CSS
4 1,003 (65.60%) HTML
5 814 (53.24%) AngularJS
6 769 (50.29%) React
7 587 (38.39%) Agile Software Development
8 576 (37.67%) HTML5
9 499 (32.64%) CSS3
10 401 (26.23%) Sass
11 385 (25.18%) User Experience
12 372 (24.33%) Redux
13 356 (23.28%) Git (software)
14 317 (20.73%) Node.js
15 313 (20.47%) ES6
16 310 (20.27%) jQuery
17 272 (17.79%) Web Development
18 254 (16.61%) TDD
19 253 (16.55%) Vue.js
20 252 (16.48%) Finance
21 233 (15.24%) webpack
22 204 (13.34%) TypeScript
23 184 (12.03%) Fintech
24 182 (11.90%) gulp
25 174 (11.38%) LESS
26 171 (11.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
27 168 (10.99%) Angular 2
28 155 (10.14%) Java
29 149 (9.74%) RESTful
30 142 (9.29%) PHP

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 74 (4.84%) CMS
2 58 (3.79%) WordPress
3 38 (2.49%) Confluence
4 16 (1.05%) Drupal
4 16 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (0.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 10 (0.65%) Ethereum
6 10 (0.65%) Umbraco
7 8 (0.52%) IIS
8 7 (0.46%) EPiServer
9 6 (0.39%) Apache
10 5 (0.33%) ExpressionEngine
10 5 (0.33%) Kentico
10 5 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (0.20%) Alfresco
11 3 (0.20%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.065%) Joomla!
12 1 (0.065%) Marvel
12 1 (0.065%) nginx
12 1 (0.065%) OpenStack
Applications
1 77 (5.04%) Photoshop
2 33 (2.16%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (0.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (0.46%) Chatbot
5 5 (0.33%) Fireworks
6 4 (0.26%) InVision
7 3 (0.20%) InDesign
8 1 (0.065%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 20 (1.31%) Magento
2 10 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.59%) Ripple
4 8 (0.52%) Shopify
5 7 (0.46%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.065%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 112 (7.33%) Amazon AWS
2 101 (6.61%) npm
3 66 (4.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 53 (3.47%) GitHub
5 52 (3.40%) SaaS
6 42 (2.75%) Serverless
7 23 (1.50%) Yarn
8 15 (0.98%) AWS Lambda
9 14 (0.92%) Google Cloud Platform
10 11 (0.72%) Heroku
11 8 (0.52%) Slack
12 7 (0.46%) Amazon S3
13 6 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
14 5 (0.33%) PaaS
15 4 (0.26%) Google Analytics
16 3 (0.20%) Google Tag Manager
17 2 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
17 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
17 2 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 2 (0.13%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 14 (0.92%) Internet
2 11 (0.72%) HTTP
3 9 (0.59%) AMQP
4 5 (0.33%) Extranet
5 4 (0.26%) iBeacon
5 4 (0.26%) Wireless
6 3 (0.20%) SMS
7 2 (0.13%) Skype
8 1 (0.065%) Hyperconnected
8 1 (0.065%) MQTT
8 1 (0.065%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (3.47%) MySQL
2 50 (3.27%) Blockchain
3 45 (2.94%) NoSQL
4 33 (2.16%) MongoDB
5 28 (1.83%) Big Data
6 17 (1.11%) SQL Server
7 11 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (0.46%) Couchbase
8 7 (0.46%) Redis
9 5 (0.33%) Power BI
9 5 (0.33%) QlikView
10 4 (0.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (0.26%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.20%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.20%) MariaDB
12 2 (0.13%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.13%) Neo4j
12 2 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 1 (0.065%) DB2
13 1 (0.065%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 356 (23.28%) Git (software)
2 233 (15.24%) webpack
3 182 (11.90%) gulp
4 125 (8.18%) Grunt
5 81 (5.30%) JIRA
6 65 (4.25%) Jasmine
7 51 (3.34%) Karma Test Runner
8 42 (2.75%) Jenkins
9 41 (2.68%) Mocha
10 32 (2.09%) Subversion
11 30 (1.96%) PostCSS
12 20 (1.31%) Protractor
13 19 (1.24%) Visual Studio
14 16 (1.05%) Bitbucket
14 16 (1.05%) Bower
15 14 (0.92%) Babel
15 14 (0.92%) Selenium
16 12 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 12 (0.78%) JSUnit
17 11 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 252 (16.48%) Finance
2 86 (5.62%) Games
3 81 (5.30%) Banking
4 80 (5.23%) Marketing
5 66 (4.32%) Retail
6 31 (2.03%) Publishing
7 28 (1.83%) Automotive
8 27 (1.77%) Advertising
9 24 (1.57%) Front Office
10 22 (1.44%) Law
11 21 (1.37%) Telecoms
12 15 (0.98%) Legal
13 13 (0.85%) Financial Institution
13 13 (0.85%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.39%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.33%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.26%) Manufacturing
16 4 (0.26%) Military
17 2 (0.13%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,086 (71.03%) CSS
2 1,003 (65.60%) HTML
3 814 (53.24%) AngularJS
4 769 (50.29%) React
5 576 (37.67%) HTML5
6 499 (32.64%) CSS3
7 401 (26.23%) Sass
8 372 (24.33%) Redux
9 317 (20.73%) Node.js
10 310 (20.27%) jQuery
11 253 (16.55%) Vue.js
12 174 (11.38%) LESS
13 171 (11.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 168 (10.99%) Angular 2
15 149 (9.74%) RESTful
16 112 (7.33%) Backbone.js
17 109 (7.13%) REST
18 93 (6.08%) .NET
19 85 (5.56%) JSON
20 84 (5.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 385 (25.18%) User Experience
2 184 (12.03%) Fintech
3 117 (7.65%) Greenfield Project
4 96 (6.28%) Computer Science
5 70 (4.58%) Mobile App
6 63 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
7 54 (3.53%) Self-Motivation
8 19 (1.24%) W3C
9 16 (1.05%) Social Media
10 13 (0.85%) Hedge funds
10 13 (0.85%) Virtual Team
11 11 (0.72%) Bitcoin
12 10 (0.65%) Algorithms
13 9 (0.59%) Blog
13 9 (0.59%) Data Structures
13 9 (0.59%) Litecoin
14 8 (0.52%) Reinsurance
15 7 (0.46%) Analytical Mindset
15 7 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 6 (0.39%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 51 (3.34%) Linux
2 37 (2.42%) Android
3 36 (2.35%) Apple iOS
4 10 (0.65%) Windows
5 6 (0.39%) Mac OS X
6 4 (0.26%) CentOS
6 4 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.26%) Unix
7 3 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,431 (93.59%) Front End Development
2 587 (38.39%) Agile Software Development
3 272 (17.79%) Web Development
4 254 (16.61%) TDD
5 142 (9.29%) Scrum
6 137 (8.96%) Responsive Web Design
7 126 (8.24%) Unit Testing
8 123 (8.04%) E-Commerce
9 122 (7.98%) Software Engineering
10 106 (6.93%) OO
11 100 (6.54%) Test Automation
12 90 (5.89%) BDD
13 88 (5.76%) MVC
14 73 (4.77%) Analytics
15 71 (4.64%) Continuous Integration
16 70 (4.58%) Problem-Solving
17 69 (4.51%) Microservices
18 68 (4.45%) DevOps
19 64 (4.19%) Open Source
20 62 (4.05%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1,357 (88.75%) JavaScript
2 313 (20.47%) ES6
3 204 (13.34%) TypeScript
4 155 (10.14%) Java
5 142 (9.29%) PHP
6 98 (6.41%) C#
7 85 (5.56%) Python
8 76 (4.97%) SQL
9 43 (2.81%) ES7
10 29 (1.90%) Ruby
11 23 (1.50%) Apple Swift
11 23 (1.50%) Objective-C
12 18 (1.18%) Go
13 17 (1.11%) Java 8
14 16 (1.05%) Kotlin
14 16 (1.05%) Shell Script
15 14 (0.92%) C++
16 10 (0.65%) Scala
17 8 (0.52%) Bash Shell
18 7 (0.46%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 121 (7.91%) Degree
2 36 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (0.72%) Master's Degree
3 11 (0.72%) SC Cleared
3 11 (0.72%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (0.13%) MCSD
5 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.13%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (4.05%) QA
2 16 (1.05%) WCAG
3 8 (0.52%) GDPR
4 1 (0.065%) WAI
System Software
1 119 (7.78%) Docker
Systems Management
1 31 (2.03%) Kubernetes
2 6 (0.39%) Ansible
3 4 (0.26%) Docker Swarm
3 4 (0.26%) Terraform
4 2 (0.13%) Consul
5 1 (0.065%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 53 (3.47%) Adobe
2 44 (2.88%) Google
3 27 (1.77%) Microsoft
4 25 (1.64%) Apple
5 21 (1.37%) Oracle
6 18 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
7 15 (0.98%) Atlassian
8 12 (0.78%) Tableau
9 11 (0.72%) TIBCO
10 9 (0.59%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 9 (0.59%) SAP
10 9 (0.59%) Software AG
11 8 (0.52%) Sitecore
12 7 (0.46%) Facebook
13 5 (0.33%) Cypress Semiconductor
13 5 (0.33%) Optimizely
13 5 (0.33%) Sun
14 4 (0.26%) hybris
15 3 (0.20%) Red Hat
16 2 (0.13%) Sony