Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 120 137
Rank change year-on-year -27 +17 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 1771 1992 2177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.36% 2.62% 2.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% 2.73% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1593 1785 2008
London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £32,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +8.97%

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 70899 72968 85123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.37% 95.97% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 55853 62987 72260
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,351 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +2 350 £60,000 +14.29% 53
West London -46 87 £51,500 +3.00% 13
South London +24 79 £45,000 +4.65% 3
East London -18 11 £52,500 -12.50% 8
North London +2 1 £50,000 -16.67% 5
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 November 2017, Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 1632 (92.15%) Front End Development
2 1617 (91.30%) JavaScript
3 1519 (85.77%) CSS
4 1484 (83.79%) HTML
5 1102 (62.22%) AngularJS
6 840 (47.43%) HTML5
7 823 (46.47%) Agile Software Development
8 748 (42.24%) React
9 699 (39.47%) CSS3
10 535 (30.21%) jQuery
11 516 (29.14%) Sass
12 487 (27.50%) Node.js
13 478 (26.99%) User Experience
14 392 (22.13%) Git (software)
15 351 (19.82%) Finance
16 346 (19.54%) Web Development
17 321 (18.13%) TDD
18 270 (15.25%) ES6
19 253 (14.29%) Scrum
20 250 (14.12%) gulp
21 237 (13.38%) OO
22 212 (11.97%) PHP
23 209 (11.80%) LESS
24 203 (11.46%) Responsive Web Design
25 196 (11.07%) Grunt
26 193 (10.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
27 191 (10.78%) .NET
28 189 (10.67%) MVC
29 181 (10.22%) E-Commerce
30 180 (10.16%) 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 91 (5.14%) CMS
2 86 (4.86%) WordPress
3 52 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
4 35 (1.98%) Drupal
5 31 (1.75%) Apache
6 30 (1.69%) IIS
7 18 (1.02%) SharePoint
8 15 (0.85%) Umbraco
9 10 (0.56%) Confluence
10 7 (0.40%) Joomla!
10 7 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
11 5 (0.28%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.28%) nginx
12 4 (0.23%) Magnolia
13 3 (0.17%) EPiServer
13 3 (0.17%) SilverStripe
13 3 (0.17%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.11%) Kentico
14 2 (0.11%) Orchard CMS
14 2 (0.11%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 153 (8.64%) Photoshop
2 89 (5.03%) Adobe Illustrator
3 17 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 11 (0.62%) InVision
5 7 (0.40%) GIMP
6 2 (0.11%) HipChat
6 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (0.056%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.056%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 20 (1.13%) Magento
2 16 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.28%) Shopify
4 1 (0.056%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.056%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 111 (6.27%) npm
2 107 (6.04%) Amazon AWS
3 72 (4.07%) SaaS
4 64 (3.61%) GitHub
5 57 (3.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (0.51%) Adobe Analytics
7 8 (0.45%) Amazon SQS
7 8 (0.45%) Google Analytics
8 7 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (0.40%) Slack
9 5 (0.28%) Heroku
10 4 (0.23%) Yarn
11 3 (0.17%) Firebase
12 2 (0.11%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.11%) Google Tag Manager
12 2 (0.11%) PaaS
13 1 (0.056%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.056%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.056%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.056%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 64 (3.61%) HTTP
2 39 (2.20%) Internet
3 6 (0.34%) FTP
3 6 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (0.28%) SMS
5 4 (0.23%) Broadband
5 4 (0.23%) Intranet
6 2 (0.11%) SSH
7 1 (0.056%) Extranet
7 1 (0.056%) Skype
7 1 (0.056%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (5.53%) MySQL
2 82 (4.63%) MongoDB
3 43 (2.43%) SQL Server
4 30 (1.69%) NoSQL
5 29 (1.64%) Big Data
5 29 (1.64%) Redis
6 18 (1.02%) Blockchain
7 17 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
9 13 (0.73%) Relational Database
10 10 (0.56%) Couchbase
11 9 (0.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 8 (0.45%) DocumentDB
13 7 (0.40%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.17%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 1 (0.056%) Apache Cassandra
16 1 (0.056%) Hadoop
16 1 (0.056%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 392 (22.13%) Git (software)
2 250 (14.12%) gulp
3 196 (11.07%) Grunt
4 177 (9.99%) webpack
5 134 (7.57%) Jasmine
6 79 (4.46%) Mocha
7 66 (3.73%) Karma Test Runner
8 55 (3.11%) Bower
9 54 (3.05%) Babel
10 52 (2.94%) Subversion
11 51 (2.88%) JIRA
12 34 (1.92%) Protractor
13 33 (1.86%) Jenkins
14 30 (1.69%) Selenium
14 30 (1.69%) Visual Studio
15 25 (1.41%) TeamCity
16 22 (1.24%) Sinon.JS
17 21 (1.19%) PostCSS
18 20 (1.13%) Bitbucket
19 19 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 351 (19.82%) Finance
2 153 (8.64%) Marketing
3 142 (8.02%) Banking
4 135 (7.62%) Retail
5 90 (5.08%) Advertising
6 82 (4.63%) Games
7 32 (1.81%) Legal
8 29 (1.64%) Telecoms
9 27 (1.52%) Financial Institution
10 22 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
11 20 (1.13%) Manufacturing
12 19 (1.07%) Publishing
13 18 (1.02%) Electronics
14 15 (0.85%) Law
14 15 (0.85%) Multimedia
15 12 (0.68%) Front Office
15 12 (0.68%) Investment Banking
16 5 (0.28%) Automotive
16 5 (0.28%) Back Office
17 3 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1519 (85.77%) CSS
2 1484 (83.79%) HTML
3 1102 (62.22%) AngularJS
4 840 (47.43%) HTML5
5 748 (42.24%) React
6 699 (39.47%) CSS3
7 535 (30.21%) jQuery
8 516 (29.14%) Sass
9 487 (27.50%) Node.js
10 209 (11.80%) LESS
11 193 (10.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 191 (10.78%) .NET
13 177 (9.99%) Redux
14 165 (9.32%) Backbone.js
15 163 (9.20%) RESTful
16 149 (8.41%) Angular 2
17 132 (7.45%) Vue (Vue.js)
18 108 (6.10%) REST
19 103 (5.82%) Web Services
20 96 (5.42%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 478 (26.99%) User Experience
2 132 (7.45%) Greenfield Project
3 118 (6.66%) Fintech
4 105 (5.93%) Computer Science
5 79 (4.46%) Mobile App
6 40 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
7 33 (1.86%) W3C
8 32 (1.81%) Digital Media
9 24 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
10 21 (1.19%) Algorithms
11 18 (1.02%) Animation
11 18 (1.02%) Data Structures
12 15 (0.85%) Smartphone
13 14 (0.79%) iPad
14 12 (0.68%) RIA
14 12 (0.68%) Virtual Team
15 11 (0.62%) Client/Server
15 11 (0.62%) e-Learning
15 11 (0.62%) PlayStation
15 11 (0.62%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 89 (5.03%) Linux
2 75 (4.23%) Apple iOS
3 48 (2.71%) Android
4 39 (2.20%) Windows
5 23 (1.30%) Unix
6 11 (0.62%) Mac OS X
7 3 (0.17%) CentOS
7 3 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.11%) Solaris
9 1 (0.056%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1632 (92.15%) Front End Development
2 823 (46.47%) Agile Software Development
3 346 (19.54%) Web Development
4 321 (18.13%) TDD
5 253 (14.29%) Scrum
6 237 (13.38%) OO
7 203 (11.46%) Responsive Web Design
8 189 (10.67%) MVC
9 181 (10.22%) E-Commerce
10 146 (8.24%) BDD
11 131 (7.40%) Unit Testing
12 103 (5.82%) Continuous Integration
13 94 (5.31%) Test Automation
14 93 (5.25%) Mentoring
15 92 (5.19%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
16 90 (5.08%) Kanban
17 86 (4.86%) Open Source
18 84 (4.74%) Software Engineering
19 82 (4.63%) Web Design
20 76 (4.29%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1617 (91.30%) JavaScript
2 270 (15.25%) ES6
3 212 (11.97%) PHP
4 174 (9.82%) Java
5 140 (7.91%) C#
6 128 (7.23%) TypeScript
7 87 (4.91%) SQL
8 66 (3.73%) Python
9 61 (3.44%) Ruby
10 37 (2.09%) ECMAScript
11 23 (1.30%) Scala
12 14 (0.79%) GraphQL
13 12 (0.68%) Objective-C
14 11 (0.62%) Apple Swift
14 11 (0.62%) Go
15 10 (0.56%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.34%) C++
16 6 (0.34%) PowerShell
17 5 (0.28%) Clojure
18 3 (0.17%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 180 (10.16%) Degree
2 50 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (1.30%) Security Cleared
4 16 (0.90%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.40%) Master's Degree
5 7 (0.40%) MBA
6 5 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.11%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.056%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.056%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (2.99%) QA
2 22 (1.24%) WCAG
3 6 (0.34%) GCP
4 1 (0.056%) Data Quality
System Software
1 126 (7.11%) Docker
2 2 (0.11%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 10 (0.56%) Kubernetes
2 8 (0.45%) Puppet
2 8 (0.45%) Terraform
3 4 (0.23%) cPanel
4 3 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
5 2 (0.11%) Ansible
5 2 (0.11%) Grafana
5 2 (0.11%) Kibana
5 2 (0.11%) logstash
5 2 (0.11%) StatsD
6 1 (0.056%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.056%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.056%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 64 (3.61%) Adobe
2 52 (2.94%) Google
3 47 (2.65%) Microsoft
4 20 (1.13%) SAP
5 18 (1.02%) Facebook
6 15 (0.85%) Demandware
7 13 (0.73%) Twitter
8 10 (0.56%) Optimizely
8 10 (0.56%) Oracle
9 8 (0.45%) Qubit
10 7 (0.40%) Monetate
10 7 (0.40%) Sony
10 7 (0.40%) WooCommerce
11 6 (0.34%) Capita
11 6 (0.34%) Samsung
12 5 (0.28%) Atlassian
12 5 (0.28%) hybris
12 5 (0.28%) Sage
13 4 (0.23%) FatWire
14 3 (0.17%) Red Hat