Period
to 14 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 14 October 2019.

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
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 149 141 150
Rank change year-on-year -8 +9 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 1,287 1,613 1,782
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.35% 2.39% 2.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% 2.51% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,168 1,379 1,584
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +12.15% +7.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 52,107 64,273 69,958
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.04% 95.28% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 42,441 52,511 54,699
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £90,000
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% - +5.26%

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 14 October 2019.

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 14 October 2019. 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 -6 308 £60,000 - 110
West London -9 52 £60,000 - 44
South London +11 37 £47,500 +5.56% 3
East London +24 10 £55,000 -18.52% 21
North London -9 1 £35,000 -30.00% 6
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 14 October 2019, 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 1,189 (92.39%) Front End Development
2 1,145 (88.97%) JavaScript
3 908 (70.55%) CSS
4 866 (67.29%) HTML
5 676 (52.53%) React
6 546 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
7 538 (41.80%) AngularJS
8 476 (36.99%) HTML5
9 363 (28.21%) CSS3
10 348 (27.04%) Sass
11 340 (26.42%) User Experience
12 301 (23.39%) Redux
13 277 (21.52%) Node.js
14 275 (21.37%) TypeScript
15 267 (20.75%) ES6
16 257 (19.97%) Git (software)
17 237 (18.41%) Vue.js
18 219 (17.02%) Finance
19 209 (16.24%) Web Development
20 201 (15.62%) webpack
21 194 (15.07%) TDD
22 174 (13.52%) Fintech
23 165 (12.82%) AWS
24 155 (12.04%) Degree
24 155 (12.04%) jQuery
25 149 (11.58%) RESTful
26 145 (11.27%) Software Engineering
27 143 (11.11%) Java
28 136 (10.57%) Computer Science
29 134 (10.41%) Scrum

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 51 (3.96%) CMS
2 27 (2.10%) WordPress
3 26 (2.02%) Drupal
4 18 (1.40%) Confluence
5 15 (1.17%) nginx
6 13 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (0.62%) EPiServer
8 6 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (0.39%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.31%) Apache
10 4 (0.31%) SharePoint
11 2 (0.16%) Ethereum
11 2 (0.16%) Headless CMS
12 1 (0.078%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 1 (0.078%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.078%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.078%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.078%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.078%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 66 (5.13%) Photoshop
2 21 (1.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (1.24%) Sketch
4 10 (0.78%) Adobe XD
5 9 (0.70%) Zeplin
6 7 (0.54%) GIMP
7 5 (0.39%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (0.23%) InVision
8 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
9 2 (0.16%) Figma
9 2 (0.16%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.16%) Microsoft Office
10 1 (0.078%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.078%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.078%) InDesign
10 1 (0.078%) Mingle
10 1 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (0.78%) Magento
2 9 (0.70%) Shopify
3 2 (0.16%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.078%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 165 (12.82%) AWS
2 103 (8.00%) npm
3 64 (4.97%) Serverless
4 51 (3.96%) AWS Lambda
5 50 (3.89%) SaaS
6 49 (3.81%) GitHub
7 48 (3.73%) Azure
8 44 (3.42%) Amazon EC2
9 34 (2.64%) Amazon ECS
10 32 (2.49%) GCP
11 24 (1.86%) Amazon SQS
12 20 (1.55%) CloudFront
13 16 (1.24%) Firebase
13 16 (1.24%) Yarn
14 15 (1.17%) Amazon S3
15 11 (0.85%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 11 (0.85%) Slack
16 10 (0.78%) OpenShift
17 8 (0.62%) Google Analytics
18 6 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 52 (4.04%) HTTP
2 41 (3.19%) Internet
3 1 (0.078%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.078%) Broadband
3 1 (0.078%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.078%) Intranet
3 1 (0.078%) RTMP
3 1 (0.078%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (1.94%) Big Data
2 22 (1.71%) Blockchain
3 20 (1.55%) MySQL
4 17 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 16 (1.24%) NoSQL
6 15 (1.17%) SQL Server
7 14 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
8 13 (1.01%) Amazon Aurora
9 11 (0.85%) Amazon Redshift
10 10 (0.78%) GIS
11 9 (0.70%) MongoDB
11 9 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
12 8 (0.62%) QlikView
12 8 (0.62%) Spatial Data
13 5 (0.39%) Amazon Athena
13 5 (0.39%) Relational Database
14 3 (0.23%) Redis
14 3 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 2 (0.16%) Hadoop
16 1 (0.078%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 257 (19.97%) Git (software)
2 201 (15.62%) webpack
3 111 (8.62%) gulp
4 93 (7.23%) Grunt
5 69 (5.36%) Jenkins
6 64 (4.97%) Babel
7 51 (3.96%) Jasmine
8 45 (3.50%) GitLab
9 43 (3.34%) Artifactory
10 40 (3.11%) Bitbucket
11 39 (3.03%) JIRA
12 34 (2.64%) Bower
13 24 (1.86%) Subversion
14 19 (1.48%) Mocha
15 17 (1.32%) Karma Test Runner
16 14 (1.09%) Selenium
17 13 (1.01%) Protractor
18 12 (0.93%) Visual Studio
19 11 (0.85%) Travis CI
20 9 (0.70%) TeamCity
General
1 219 (17.02%) Finance
2 76 (5.91%) Marketing
3 55 (4.27%) Banking
4 52 (4.04%) Advertising
4 52 (4.04%) Retail
5 26 (2.02%) Multimedia
6 24 (1.86%) Law
7 23 (1.79%) Games
8 21 (1.63%) Front Office
9 12 (0.93%) Investment Banking
10 11 (0.85%) Publishing
11 7 (0.54%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (0.54%) Retail Banking
11 7 (0.54%) Telecoms
12 6 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
13 4 (0.31%) Public Sector
14 3 (0.23%) Legal
15 2 (0.16%) Automotive
15 2 (0.16%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 908 (70.55%) CSS
2 866 (67.29%) HTML
3 676 (52.53%) React
4 538 (41.80%) AngularJS
5 476 (36.99%) HTML5
6 363 (28.21%) CSS3
7 348 (27.04%) Sass
8 301 (23.39%) Redux
9 277 (21.52%) Node.js
10 237 (18.41%) Vue.js
11 155 (12.04%) jQuery
12 149 (11.58%) RESTful
13 133 (10.33%) LESS
14 112 (8.70%) REST
15 93 (7.23%) .NET
15 93 (7.23%) React Native
16 83 (6.45%) Jest
16 83 (6.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 80 (6.22%) Web Services
18 69 (5.36%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 340 (26.42%) User Experience
2 85 (6.60%) Greenfield Project
3 56 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 55 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
5 47 (3.65%) Algorithms
5 47 (3.65%) Hedge funds
6 32 (2.49%) Data Structures
7 19 (1.48%) iPad
8 16 (1.24%) Self-Motivation
9 10 (0.78%) Social Media
10 9 (0.70%) Management Information System
11 8 (0.62%) Graphic Design
12 7 (0.54%) Digital Media
12 7 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.54%) W3C
13 6 (0.47%) Animation
13 6 (0.47%) Cloud Native
13 6 (0.47%) Social Network
14 4 (0.31%) Credit Risk
14 4 (0.31%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 45 (3.50%) Linux
2 20 (1.55%) Unix
3 9 (0.70%) Android
4 7 (0.54%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.078%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.078%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,189 (92.39%) Front End Development
2 546 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
3 209 (16.24%) Web Development
4 194 (15.07%) TDD
5 174 (13.52%) Fintech
6 145 (11.27%) Software Engineering
7 136 (10.57%) Computer Science
8 134 (10.41%) Scrum
9 129 (10.02%) Responsive Web Design
10 114 (8.86%) E-Commerce
11 109 (8.47%) DevOps
12 107 (8.31%) OO
13 100 (7.77%) Problem-Solving
14 94 (7.30%) Microservices
15 93 (7.23%) Unit Testing
16 86 (6.68%) Mentoring
17 80 (6.22%) Continuous Integration
18 78 (6.06%) Test Automation
19 74 (5.75%) Analytics
20 60 (4.66%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1,145 (88.97%) JavaScript
2 275 (21.37%) TypeScript
3 267 (20.75%) ES6
4 143 (11.11%) Java
5 116 (9.01%) C#
6 68 (5.28%) Python
7 64 (4.97%) SQL
8 59 (4.58%) PHP
9 24 (1.86%) ES7
10 22 (1.71%) Clojure
11 15 (1.17%) Apex Code
11 15 (1.17%) Haskell
12 13 (1.01%) Scala
13 12 (0.93%) Go
13 12 (0.93%) Ruby
14 10 (0.78%) Objective-C
15 8 (0.62%) Java 8
16 7 (0.54%) Kotlin
17 6 (0.47%) T-SQL
18 5 (0.39%) F#
Qualifications
1 155 (12.04%) Degree
2 65 (5.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.23%) SC Cleared
3 3 (0.23%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.078%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.078%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.078%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.078%) Novell Certification
4 1 (0.078%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (5.91%) QA
2 11 (0.85%) WCAG
3 2 (0.16%) GDPR
System Software
1 98 (7.61%) Docker
2 1 (0.078%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 71 (5.52%) Kubernetes
2 47 (3.65%) Terraform
3 12 (0.93%) Ansible
4 4 (0.31%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.078%) Grafana
5 1 (0.078%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.078%) Prometheus
5 1 (0.078%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 47 (3.65%) Google
2 26 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
3 20 (1.55%) Adobe
4 18 (1.40%) Microsoft
5 14 (1.09%) Sage
6 13 (1.01%) Apple
7 10 (0.78%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 9 (0.70%) Facebook
8 9 (0.70%) Sitecore
9 5 (0.39%) Spotify
10 4 (0.31%) Atlassian
10 4 (0.31%) HubSpot
10 4 (0.31%) MEDITECH
11 3 (0.23%) Demandware
12 2 (0.16%) CA Agile Central
12 2 (0.16%) GoldenSource
12 2 (0.16%) Mapbox
13 1 (0.078%) Adyen
13 1 (0.078%) Optimizely
13 1 (0.078%) Qubit