Period
to 23 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 130 127
Rank change year-on-year -9 -3 +58
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 1,711 1,787 2,106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.48% 2.62% 2.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.59% 2.73% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,488 1,569 1,969
London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £37,250 £34,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £76,250 £73,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +18.42%

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 66,043 65,419 79,176
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.68% 95.80% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 54,124 54,768 68,528
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +9 378 £60,000 +14.29% 89
West London +26 64 £60,000 +20.00% 54
South London +5 27 £45,000 - 3
North London +4 20 £55,000 +29.41% 3
East London -2 17 £47,500 -5.00% 25
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 23 May 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 1,590 (92.93%) Front End Development
2 1,537 (89.83%) JavaScript
3 1,339 (78.26%) CSS
4 1,248 (72.94%) HTML
5 1,020 (59.61%) AngularJS
6 798 (46.64%) React
7 738 (43.13%) HTML5
8 718 (41.96%) Agile Software Development
9 679 (39.68%) CSS3
10 464 (27.12%) User Experience
11 457 (26.71%) Git (software)
12 450 (26.30%) jQuery
13 438 (25.60%) Node.js
14 436 (25.48%) Sass
15 346 (20.22%) TDD
16 320 (18.70%) Web Development
17 306 (17.88%) Redux
18 289 (16.89%) Vue (Vue.js)
19 274 (16.01%) ES6
20 270 (15.78%) webpack
21 267 (15.60%) gulp
22 262 (15.31%) Finance
23 237 (13.85%) Scrum
24 210 (12.27%) Degree
24 210 (12.27%) LESS
25 207 (12.10%) Angular 2
26 201 (11.75%) OO
27 194 (11.34%) Grunt
28 189 (11.05%) PHP
29 182 (10.64%) Responsive Web Design

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
1 102 (5.96%) CMS
2 73 (4.27%) WordPress
3 25 (1.46%) Umbraco
4 21 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
5 17 (0.99%) Apache
6 13 (0.76%) Confluence
7 12 (0.70%) Drupal
7 12 (0.70%) WebSphere
7 12 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
9 7 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 5 (0.29%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.29%) EPiServer
10 5 (0.29%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.23%) Jetty
12 2 (0.12%) Alfresco
12 2 (0.12%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.12%) IIS
12 2 (0.12%) nginx
12 2 (0.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 92 (5.38%) Photoshop
2 40 (2.34%) Adobe Illustrator
3 12 (0.70%) GIMP
4 10 (0.58%) OmniGraffle
5 8 (0.47%) InDesign
6 7 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.29%) InVision
8 2 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 28 (1.64%) Magento
2 22 (1.29%) Distributed Ledger
3 7 (0.41%) Shopify
4 4 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 128 (7.48%) npm
2 95 (5.55%) GitHub
3 72 (4.21%) Amazon AWS
4 40 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
5 30 (1.75%) Yarn
6 29 (1.69%) SaaS
7 22 (1.29%) Slack
8 15 (0.88%) Serverless
8 15 (0.88%) Trello
9 11 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
10 10 (0.58%) TestFlight
11 6 (0.35%) Google Analytics
12 5 (0.29%) Heroku
13 4 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 4 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
13 4 (0.23%) MailChimp
14 3 (0.18%) DigitalOcean
15 2 (0.12%) Algolia
15 2 (0.12%) Amazon S3
15 2 (0.12%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.34%) HTTP
2 32 (1.87%) Internet
3 6 (0.35%) SMS
4 4 (0.23%) Broadband
5 3 (0.18%) DNS
6 2 (0.12%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.12%) FTP
6 2 (0.12%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.058%) SSL
7 1 (0.058%) VoIP
7 1 (0.058%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (7.13%) MySQL
2 110 (6.43%) Blockchain
3 91 (5.32%) NoSQL
4 75 (4.38%) PostgreSQL
5 54 (3.16%) Redis
6 40 (2.34%) MongoDB
7 22 (1.29%) Big Data
8 17 (0.99%) SQL Server
9 11 (0.64%) Relational Database
9 11 (0.64%) RethinkDB
10 6 (0.35%) Event Store
11 5 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.23%) Azure SQL Database
13 3 (0.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 3 (0.18%) MariaDB
14 2 (0.12%) Cosmos DB
14 2 (0.12%) Neo4j
14 2 (0.12%) phpMyAdmin
14 2 (0.12%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.12%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 457 (26.71%) Git (software)
2 270 (15.78%) webpack
3 267 (15.60%) gulp
4 194 (11.34%) Grunt
5 110 (6.43%) Jasmine
6 95 (5.55%) Karma Test Runner
7 59 (3.45%) Jenkins
7 59 (3.45%) Mocha
8 57 (3.33%) JIRA
9 33 (1.93%) Selenium
10 30 (1.75%) Babel
10 30 (1.75%) Protractor
11 24 (1.40%) Subversion
12 21 (1.23%) Bitbucket
12 21 (1.23%) Visual Studio
13 19 (1.11%) PostCSS
14 18 (1.05%) Bower
15 16 (0.94%) TeamCity
16 15 (0.88%) CircleCI
16 15 (0.88%) Sinon.JS
General
1 262 (15.31%) Finance
2 88 (5.14%) Banking
3 77 (4.50%) Games
4 73 (4.27%) Retail
5 72 (4.21%) Marketing
6 63 (3.68%) Advertising
7 49 (2.86%) Telecoms
8 38 (2.22%) Law
9 22 (1.29%) Multimedia
10 19 (1.11%) Investment Banking
11 17 (0.99%) Legal
12 14 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (0.64%) Front Office
13 11 (0.64%) Publishing
14 10 (0.58%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.41%) Manufacturing
16 5 (0.29%) Back Office
17 4 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
17 4 (0.23%) Electronics
17 4 (0.23%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,339 (78.26%) CSS
2 1,248 (72.94%) HTML
3 1,020 (59.61%) AngularJS
4 798 (46.64%) React
5 738 (43.13%) HTML5
6 679 (39.68%) CSS3
7 450 (26.30%) jQuery
8 438 (25.60%) Node.js
9 436 (25.48%) Sass
10 306 (17.88%) Redux
11 289 (16.89%) Vue (Vue.js)
12 210 (12.27%) LESS
13 207 (12.10%) Angular 2
14 180 (10.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 179 (10.46%) RESTful
16 149 (8.71%) React Native
17 135 (7.89%) .NET
18 129 (7.54%) Ember.js
19 122 (7.13%) REST
20 110 (6.43%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 464 (27.12%) User Experience
2 154 (9.00%) Fintech
3 147 (8.59%) Greenfield Project
4 142 (8.30%) Computer Science
5 92 (5.38%) Mobile App
6 55 (3.21%) Self-Motivation
7 36 (2.10%) Data Structures
8 31 (1.81%) Analytical Skills
9 30 (1.75%) W3C
10 27 (1.58%) Algorithms
11 25 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
12 22 (1.29%) e-Learning
13 18 (1.05%) Virtual Team
14 15 (0.88%) Animation
15 13 (0.76%) Graphic Design
16 12 (0.70%) iPad
17 11 (0.64%) Social Media
17 11 (0.64%) Video\Live Streaming
18 9 (0.53%) Client/Server
18 9 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 44 (2.57%) Linux
2 23 (1.34%) Android
3 18 (1.05%) Apple iOS
4 10 (0.58%) Mac OS X
4 10 (0.58%) Unix
4 10 (0.58%) Windows
5 2 (0.12%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.058%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,590 (92.93%) Front End Development
2 718 (41.96%) Agile Software Development
3 346 (20.22%) TDD
4 320 (18.70%) Web Development
5 237 (13.85%) Scrum
6 201 (11.75%) OO
7 182 (10.64%) Responsive Web Design
8 170 (9.94%) BDD
8 170 (9.94%) MVC
9 159 (9.29%) Test Automation
10 158 (9.23%) Unit Testing
11 147 (8.59%) Continuous Integration
12 124 (7.25%) E-Commerce
13 109 (6.37%) Problem-Solving
14 101 (5.90%) Software Engineering
15 98 (5.73%) Open Source
16 97 (5.67%) Wireframes
17 80 (4.68%) Artificial Intelligence
17 80 (4.68%) Microservices
18 76 (4.44%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 1,537 (89.83%) JavaScript
2 274 (16.01%) ES6
3 189 (11.05%) PHP
4 175 (10.23%) TypeScript
5 155 (9.06%) Java
6 117 (6.84%) SQL
7 91 (5.32%) Python
8 89 (5.20%) C#
9 50 (2.92%) Ruby
10 42 (2.45%) ES7
11 16 (0.94%) Bash Shell
11 16 (0.94%) Java 8
12 13 (0.76%) Apple Swift
12 13 (0.76%) Objective-C
13 10 (0.58%) ES8
13 10 (0.58%) Scala
14 6 (0.35%) C
14 6 (0.35%) C++
14 6 (0.35%) F#
15 3 (0.18%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 210 (12.27%) Degree
2 64 (3.74%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (0.64%) Security Cleared
4 10 (0.58%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.35%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.18%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.12%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.12%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (3.04%) QA
2 9 (0.53%) WCAG
3 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.12%) GCP
3 2 (0.12%) WAI
4 1 (0.058%) MiFID
4 1 (0.058%) PMO
System Software
1 68 (3.97%) Docker
2 1 (0.058%) Firmware
2 1 (0.058%) Varnish
2 1 (0.058%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (0.70%) Ansible
2 9 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.47%) cPanel
4 6 (0.35%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.18%) Puppet
5 3 (0.18%) Terraform
6 2 (0.12%) Plesk
6 2 (0.12%) Salt
7 1 (0.058%) Mesos
7 1 (0.058%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.058%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 47 (2.75%) Adobe
2 18 (1.05%) Oracle
3 17 (0.99%) Google
3 17 (0.99%) hybris
4 15 (0.88%) Microsoft
5 13 (0.76%) Tableau
5 13 (0.76%) Twitter
6 12 (0.70%) ATG
6 12 (0.70%) Demandware
7 11 (0.64%) Apple
8 10 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (0.58%) Sitecore
9 8 (0.47%) Cypress Semiconductor
10 7 (0.41%) SAP
11 5 (0.29%) Mapbox
11 5 (0.29%) Optimizely
11 5 (0.29%) Yahoo!
12 4 (0.23%) Atlassian
13 3 (0.18%) Apigee
13 3 (0.18%) Xamarin