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The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 May 2022.

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 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 148 136 137
Rank change year-on-year -12 +1 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 1,860 844 1,001
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 2.70% 2.52% 2.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.94% 2.75% 2.64%
Number of salaries quoted 659 563 855
10th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £43,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £65,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +15.38% -3.70% +12.50%
75th Percentile £91,250 £80,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £105,500 £92,500 £90,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% +10.00%

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 63,363 30,718 37,856
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.86% 91.56% 94.54%
Number of salaries quoted 33,528 23,946 31,185
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £86,000 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £102,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in London over the 6 months to 17 May 2022.

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 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -37 83 £70,000 +3.70% 38
South London -34 26 £50,000 -20.00% 2
West London -57 24 £57,500 +15.00% 13
East London -44 13 £67,500 +17.39% 15
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 May 2022, Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) job roles required the following 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 1,663 (89.41%) Front End Development
2 1,431 (76.94%) React
3 1,398 (75.16%) JavaScript
4 1,093 (58.76%) HTML
5 1,044 (56.13%) CSS
6 984 (52.90%) Agile
7 947 (50.91%) TypeScript
8 710 (38.17%) User Experience
9 598 (32.15%) Node.js
10 562 (30.22%) HTML5
11 548 (29.46%) Git (software)
11 548 (29.46%) AngularJS
12 532 (28.60%) Sass
13 519 (27.90%) Redux
14 503 (27.04%) Finance
15 404 (21.72%) Jest
16 374 (20.11%) Social Skills
17 371 (19.95%) CSS3
18 360 (19.35%) Vue.js
19 345 (18.55%) CI/CD
20 335 (18.01%) REST
21 333 (17.90%) Test Automation
22 326 (17.53%) ES6
23 308 (16.56%) TDD
24 305 (16.40%) UX Design
25 293 (15.75%) AWS
26 292 (15.70%) Software Engineering
27 288 (15.48%) DevOps
28 284 (15.27%) webpack
28 284 (15.27%) Problem-Solving

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
1 101 (5.43%) CMS
2 48 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
3 32 (1.72%) Confluence
4 29 (1.56%) WordPress
5 24 (1.29%) Apache
6 21 (1.13%) Headless CMS
7 16 (0.86%) Apache Airflow
8 15 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 13 (0.70%) WebLogic
10 9 (0.48%) Jupyter
11 7 (0.38%) IBM Domino
12 5 (0.27%) IIS
13 3 (0.16%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.16%) Strapi
14 2 (0.11%) Drupal
15 1 (0.054%) Umbraco
Applications
1 30 (1.61%) Photoshop
2 22 (1.18%) Sketch
3 15 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 14 (0.75%) InVision
5 9 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (0.43%) Adobe XD
7 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (0.11%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 29 (1.56%) Shopify
2 21 (1.13%) Distributed Ledger
3 10 (0.54%) Magento
4 7 (0.38%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.054%) R3 Corda
5 1 (0.054%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 293 (15.75%) AWS
2 260 (13.98%) npm
3 179 (9.62%) Azure
4 155 (8.33%) GitHub
5 101 (5.43%) GCP
5 101 (5.43%) SaaS
6 67 (3.60%) Serverless
7 63 (3.39%) Amazon S3
8 52 (2.80%) Figma
9 49 (2.63%) Yarn
10 44 (2.37%) CloudFront
11 39 (2.10%) AWS Lambda
12 31 (1.67%) Route 53
13 26 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
14 23 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
15 22 (1.18%) Firebase
16 21 (1.13%) Google Workspace
17 15 (0.81%) PaaS
18 14 (0.75%) Cloud Composer
18 14 (0.75%) Vertex AI
Communications & Networking
1 49 (2.63%) HTTP
2 34 (1.83%) Internet
3 9 (0.48%) SSH
4 7 (0.38%) Broadband
5 6 (0.32%) Intranet
6 1 (0.054%) SD-WAN
6 1 (0.054%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (6.51%) PostgreSQL
2 103 (5.54%) MySQL
3 57 (3.06%) MongoDB
4 47 (2.53%) Redis
5 45 (2.42%) Big Data
6 36 (1.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 34 (1.83%) SQL Server
8 29 (1.56%) Amazon RDS
8 29 (1.56%) Relational Database
9 26 (1.40%) NoSQL
10 16 (0.86%) Apache Ignite
11 9 (0.48%) Electronic Patient Records
12 5 (0.27%) MariaDB
13 3 (0.16%) Power BI
14 2 (0.11%) BigQuery
14 2 (0.11%) Tableau
15 1 (0.054%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 548 (29.46%) Git (software)
2 284 (15.27%) webpack
3 245 (13.17%) Cypress.io
4 117 (6.29%) JIRA
5 93 (5.00%) Jasmine
5 93 (5.00%) Jenkins
6 91 (4.89%) Babel
7 87 (4.68%) gulp
8 83 (4.46%) Mocha
9 68 (3.66%) GitLab
10 64 (3.44%) Bitbucket
11 53 (2.85%) Bower
12 48 (2.58%) Storybook
13 46 (2.47%) Lerna
14 45 (2.42%) Grunt
15 33 (1.77%) CircleCI
15 33 (1.77%) PostCSS
16 32 (1.72%) ESLint
16 32 (1.72%) git-flow
16 32 (1.72%) TeamCity
General
1 503 (27.04%) Finance
2 374 (20.11%) Social Skills
3 129 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
3 129 (6.94%) Games
4 127 (6.83%) Marketing
5 109 (5.86%) Retail
6 103 (5.54%) Banking
7 67 (3.60%) Public Sector
8 61 (3.28%) Manufacturing
9 57 (3.06%) Legal
10 54 (2.90%) Advertising
11 52 (2.80%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 39 (2.10%) Pharmaceutical
13 37 (1.99%) Financial Institution
14 21 (1.13%) Front Office
15 20 (1.08%) Wearables
16 18 (0.97%) Law
17 14 (0.75%) Investment Banking
17 14 (0.75%) Music Industry
18 10 (0.54%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,431 (76.94%) React
2 1,093 (58.76%) HTML
3 1,044 (56.13%) CSS
4 598 (32.15%) Node.js
5 562 (30.22%) HTML5
6 548 (29.46%) AngularJS
7 532 (28.60%) Sass
8 519 (27.90%) Redux
9 404 (21.72%) Jest
10 371 (19.95%) CSS3
11 360 (19.35%) Vue.js
12 335 (18.01%) REST
13 280 (15.05%) GraphQL
14 210 (11.29%) RESTful
15 173 (9.30%) React Native
16 155 (8.33%) Next.js
17 125 (6.72%) Enzyme
17 125 (6.72%) LESS
18 111 (5.97%) .NET
18 111 (5.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 710 (38.17%) User Experience
2 146 (7.85%) Mobile App
3 91 (4.89%) Greenfield Project
4 86 (4.62%) Self-Motivation
5 65 (3.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 60 (3.23%) Data Structures
7 42 (2.26%) Animation
8 38 (2.04%) Wiki
9 31 (1.67%) Algorithms
10 29 (1.56%) Public Cloud
11 28 (1.51%) Derivative
11 28 (1.51%) Equities
11 28 (1.51%) W3C
12 27 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
12 27 (1.45%) Over-the-Top Content
13 24 (1.29%) Cloud Native
14 23 (1.24%) BBC
15 22 (1.18%) Sports Betting
16 21 (1.13%) Blockchain
16 21 (1.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 94 (5.05%) Android
2 82 (4.41%) Apple iOS
3 20 (1.08%) Unix
4 19 (1.02%) Linux
4 19 (1.02%) tvOS
5 5 (0.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,663 (89.41%) Front End Development
2 984 (52.90%) Agile
3 345 (18.55%) CI/CD
4 333 (17.90%) Test Automation
5 308 (16.56%) TDD
6 305 (16.40%) UX Design
7 292 (15.70%) Software Engineering
8 288 (15.48%) DevOps
9 284 (15.27%) Problem-Solving
10 272 (14.62%) Scrum
11 255 (13.71%) Microservices
12 242 (13.01%) Web Development
13 232 (12.47%) Mentoring
14 227 (12.20%) Unit Testing
15 217 (11.67%) Analytics
16 179 (9.62%) Workflow
17 174 (9.35%) Full Stack Development
18 173 (9.30%) Fintech
19 158 (8.49%) Continuous Integration
20 152 (8.17%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1,398 (75.16%) JavaScript
2 947 (50.91%) TypeScript
3 326 (17.53%) ES6
4 206 (11.08%) Python
5 137 (7.37%) PHP
6 128 (6.88%) C#
7 112 (6.02%) ES7
8 109 (5.86%) SQL
9 107 (5.75%) Java
10 57 (3.06%) Kotlin
11 31 (1.67%) ES8
12 27 (1.45%) Go
13 26 (1.40%) Scala
14 24 (1.29%) PowerShell
15 21 (1.13%) Elm
15 21 (1.13%) Ruby
16 19 (1.02%) Rust
17 16 (0.86%) JSX
18 14 (0.75%) C
19 8 (0.43%) Bash
Qualifications
1 173 (9.30%) Degree
2 64 (3.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 52 (2.80%) Master's Degree
4 18 (0.97%) Numerate Degree
5 7 (0.38%) SANS
6 6 (0.32%) HND
7 5 (0.27%) Postgraduate
7 5 (0.27%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 188 (10.11%) Accessibility
2 70 (3.76%) QA
3 10 (0.54%) WCAG
4 3 (0.16%) SLA
4 3 (0.16%) WAI
System Software
1 231 (12.42%) Docker
2 11 (0.59%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 179 (9.62%) Kubernetes
2 42 (2.26%) Terraform
3 21 (1.13%) Ansible
4 9 (0.48%) Rancher
5 8 (0.43%) Bugsnag
5 8 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
5 8 (0.43%) Puppet
6 1 (0.054%) Grafana
6 1 (0.054%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 130 (6.99%) Google
2 66 (3.55%) Microsoft
3 49 (2.63%) Apple
4 48 (2.58%) Adobe
5 39 (2.10%) Sony
6 35 (1.88%) Samsung
7 21 (1.13%) Atlassian
8 20 (1.08%) Instagram
9 19 (1.02%) Roku
10 15 (0.81%) Alibaba
10 15 (0.81%) YouTube
11 14 (0.75%) Facebook
11 14 (0.75%) SAP
11 14 (0.75%) Twitter
12 12 (0.65%) Sitecore
13 10 (0.54%) hybris
14 8 (0.43%) IFS
14 8 (0.43%) Siemens
14 8 (0.43%) Sun
15 7 (0.38%) Salesforce.com