Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 138 111
Rank change year-on-year -3 -27 +44
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 1,653 1,843 2,270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.39% 2.49% 2.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% 2.62% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1,423 1,628 2,038
London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £33,675
90th Percentile £84,750 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £44,512 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.71% -1.09% +12.50%

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 66,069 70,422 77,653
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.53% 94.99% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 53,580 55,887 67,484
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £86,250
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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +9 387 £60,000 +14.29% 98
West London +22 89 £60,000 +14.29% 75
South London -4 27 £45,000 +9.09% 5
East London -5 21 £66,250 +35.90% 24
North London +7 11 £60,000 +41.18% 2
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 19 August 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 1,524 (92.20%) Front End Development
2 1,476 (89.29%) JavaScript
3 1,263 (76.41%) CSS
4 1,156 (69.93%) HTML
5 977 (59.10%) AngularJS
6 796 (48.15%) React
7 692 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
8 667 (40.35%) HTML5
9 600 (36.30%) CSS3
10 457 (27.65%) Git (software)
11 451 (27.28%) User Experience
12 422 (25.53%) Sass
13 379 (22.93%) jQuery
14 375 (22.69%) Node.js
15 340 (20.57%) Web Development
16 337 (20.39%) Redux
17 309 (18.69%) TDD
17 309 (18.69%) Vue.js
18 283 (17.12%) Finance
19 274 (16.58%) ES6
20 253 (15.31%) webpack
21 246 (14.88%) gulp
22 219 (13.25%) LESS
23 215 (13.01%) Angular 2
24 214 (12.95%) Scrum
25 213 (12.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
26 185 (11.19%) RESTful
27 181 (10.95%) Grunt
28 180 (10.89%) Responsive Web Design
29 179 (10.83%) Degree

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
1 105 (6.35%) CMS
2 83 (5.02%) WordPress
3 28 (1.69%) Confluence
4 20 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
5 17 (1.03%) Drupal
6 16 (0.97%) Apache
7 15 (0.91%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 14 (0.85%) Umbraco
9 12 (0.73%) WebSphere
9 12 (0.73%) WebSphere Application Server
10 10 (0.60%) Ethereum
11 5 (0.30%) EPiServer
11 5 (0.30%) ExpressionEngine
11 5 (0.30%) Kentico
11 5 (0.30%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.24%) Alfresco
12 4 (0.24%) Apache Solr
12 4 (0.24%) IIS
12 4 (0.24%) Jetty
13 2 (0.12%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 85 (5.14%) Photoshop
2 34 (2.06%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 10 (0.60%) OmniGraffle
4 7 (0.42%) Chatbot
4 7 (0.42%) InVision
5 5 (0.30%) Fireworks
6 3 (0.18%) InDesign
7 2 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (0.12%) GIMP
7 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 31 (1.88%) Magento
2 9 (0.54%) Ripple
3 6 (0.36%) Distributed Ledger
4 4 (0.24%) SAP Hybris
5 3 (0.18%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 135 (8.17%) npm
2 111 (6.72%) Amazon AWS
3 65 (3.93%) GitHub
4 61 (3.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 34 (2.06%) SaaS
6 32 (1.94%) Serverless
7 30 (1.81%) Yarn
8 22 (1.33%) AWS Lambda
9 20 (1.21%) Slack
10 11 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
11 9 (0.54%) Heroku
12 6 (0.36%) Amazon S3
13 5 (0.30%) PaaS
13 5 (0.30%) Trello
14 4 (0.24%) Google Analytics
15 3 (0.18%) DigitalOcean
16 2 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
16 2 (0.12%) Algolia
16 2 (0.12%) Firebase
16 2 (0.12%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 28 (1.69%) Internet
2 20 (1.21%) HTTP
3 5 (0.30%) AMQP
3 5 (0.30%) Extranet
3 5 (0.30%) SMS
4 4 (0.24%) iBeacon
4 4 (0.24%) Wireless
5 2 (0.12%) Broadband
5 2 (0.12%) Skype
5 2 (0.12%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.060%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (6.65%) Blockchain
2 94 (5.69%) MySQL
3 57 (3.45%) NoSQL
4 41 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
5 29 (1.75%) MongoDB
5 29 (1.75%) Redis
6 25 (1.51%) SQL Server
7 14 (0.85%) Big Data
8 7 (0.42%) Relational Database
9 5 (0.30%) MariaDB
10 4 (0.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (0.24%) Event Store
10 4 (0.24%) Hadoop
11 3 (0.18%) Power BI
11 3 (0.18%) QlikView
11 3 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.12%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.12%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.12%) Neo4j
12 2 (0.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 457 (27.65%) Git (software)
2 253 (15.31%) webpack
3 246 (14.88%) gulp
4 181 (10.95%) Grunt
5 87 (5.26%) Jasmine
6 75 (4.54%) Karma Test Runner
7 64 (3.87%) JIRA
8 60 (3.63%) Mocha
9 57 (3.45%) Jenkins
10 32 (1.94%) Protractor
11 30 (1.81%) Selenium
12 29 (1.75%) PostCSS
12 29 (1.75%) Subversion
13 25 (1.51%) Babel
14 19 (1.15%) Bower
14 19 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
14 19 (1.15%) Visual Studio
15 16 (0.97%) TeamCity
16 15 (0.91%) Bitbucket
17 13 (0.79%) CircleCI
General
1 283 (17.12%) Finance
2 98 (5.93%) Games
3 73 (4.42%) Banking
4 70 (4.23%) Retail
5 53 (3.21%) Marketing
6 35 (2.12%) Telecoms
7 34 (2.06%) Advertising
8 24 (1.45%) Law
9 23 (1.39%) Publishing
10 21 (1.27%) Front Office
11 17 (1.03%) Automotive
12 16 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
13 13 (0.79%) Multimedia
14 12 (0.73%) Financial Institution
15 11 (0.67%) Legal
16 6 (0.36%) Investment Banking
17 5 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
17 5 (0.30%) Manufacturing
17 5 (0.30%) Private Banking
18 4 (0.24%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,263 (76.41%) CSS
2 1,156 (69.93%) HTML
3 977 (59.10%) AngularJS
4 796 (48.15%) React
5 667 (40.35%) HTML5
6 600 (36.30%) CSS3
7 422 (25.53%) Sass
8 379 (22.93%) jQuery
9 375 (22.69%) Node.js
10 337 (20.39%) Redux
11 309 (18.69%) Vue.js
12 219 (13.25%) LESS
13 215 (13.01%) Angular 2
14 213 (12.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 185 (11.19%) RESTful
16 125 (7.56%) .NET
17 115 (6.96%) Backbone.js
18 108 (6.53%) REST
19 103 (6.23%) Ember.js
20 91 (5.51%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 451 (27.28%) User Experience
2 163 (9.86%) Fintech
3 135 (8.17%) Computer Science
4 134 (8.11%) Greenfield Project
5 70 (4.23%) Self-Motivation
6 58 (3.51%) Mobile App
7 42 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
8 27 (1.63%) W3C
9 24 (1.45%) Data Structures
10 20 (1.21%) Virtual Team
11 19 (1.15%) Social Media
12 18 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
13 17 (1.03%) Algorithms
13 17 (1.03%) iPad
14 12 (0.73%) Hedge funds
15 11 (0.67%) Analytical Mindset
15 11 (0.67%) Animation
15 11 (0.67%) Bitcoin
16 10 (0.60%) e-Learning
17 9 (0.54%) Litecoin
Operating Systems
1 49 (2.96%) Linux
2 30 (1.81%) Android
2 30 (1.81%) Apple iOS
3 9 (0.54%) Mac OS X
4 7 (0.42%) Unix
5 5 (0.30%) Windows
6 3 (0.18%) CentOS
6 3 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.12%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,524 (92.20%) Front End Development
2 692 (41.86%) Agile Software Development
3 340 (20.57%) Web Development
4 309 (18.69%) TDD
5 214 (12.95%) Scrum
6 180 (10.89%) Responsive Web Design
7 155 (9.38%) OO
8 144 (8.71%) Test Automation
9 130 (7.86%) MVC
10 129 (7.80%) Unit Testing
11 127 (7.68%) Continuous Integration
12 124 (7.50%) Software Engineering
13 120 (7.26%) BDD
14 116 (7.02%) E-Commerce
15 101 (6.11%) Problem-Solving
16 91 (5.51%) Wireframes
17 86 (5.20%) Open Source
18 79 (4.78%) Analytics
19 69 (4.17%) DevOps
20 65 (3.93%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1,476 (89.29%) JavaScript
2 274 (16.58%) ES6
3 167 (10.10%) TypeScript
4 163 (9.86%) PHP
5 156 (9.44%) Java
6 107 (6.47%) SQL
7 93 (5.63%) C#
8 82 (4.96%) Python
9 46 (2.78%) ES7
9 46 (2.78%) Ruby
10 23 (1.39%) Java 8
11 15 (0.91%) C++
12 13 (0.79%) Go
13 12 (0.73%) Apple Swift
13 12 (0.73%) Objective-C
14 11 (0.67%) Scala
15 10 (0.60%) Kotlin
16 7 (0.42%) C
17 6 (0.36%) CoffeeScript
18 5 (0.30%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 179 (10.83%) Degree
2 61 (3.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 13 (0.79%) Master's Degree
4 8 (0.48%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.48%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.18%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.12%) MCSD
7 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.060%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (3.45%) QA
2 20 (1.21%) WCAG
3 7 (0.42%) GCP
4 3 (0.18%) WAI
5 1 (0.060%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.060%) MiFID
System Software
1 122 (7.38%) Docker
2 1 (0.060%) Varnish
2 1 (0.060%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 26 (1.57%) Kubernetes
2 15 (0.91%) Ansible
3 6 (0.36%) cPanel
3 6 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.36%) Terraform
4 4 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
5 3 (0.18%) Puppet
6 2 (0.12%) Consul
6 2 (0.12%) Salt
7 1 (0.060%) Mesos
7 1 (0.060%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.060%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 54 (3.27%) Adobe
2 37 (2.24%) Google
3 27 (1.63%) Oracle
4 16 (0.97%) hybris
4 16 (0.97%) Tableau
5 15 (0.91%) Microsoft
6 14 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
7 13 (0.79%) Demandware
8 12 (0.73%) Apple
8 12 (0.73%) ATG
9 11 (0.67%) SAP
10 8 (0.48%) Optimizely
10 8 (0.48%) Twitter
11 6 (0.36%) Atlassian
11 6 (0.36%) TIBCO
12 5 (0.30%) Software AG
12 5 (0.30%) Sun
13 4 (0.24%) Capita
13 4 (0.24%) Facebook
13 4 (0.24%) Sitecore