Period
to 19 January 2019

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 January 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 163 143 127
Rank change year-on-year -20 -16 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 1,388 1,730 1,817
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.22% 2.46% 2.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.32% 2.59% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,148 1,555 1,639
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £76,250 £73,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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 59,700 66,874 67,877
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.37% 95.12% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 48,835 54,289 58,124
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -17 313 £60,000 - 119
West London +43 72 £57,500 +15.00% 88
South London -46 20 £45,000 - 4
East London +13 10 £95,000 +90.00% 24
North London +6 4 £47,500 -5.00% 3
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 January 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 1,311 (94.45%) Front End Development
2 1,228 (88.47%) JavaScript
3 977 (70.39%) CSS
4 922 (66.43%) HTML
5 674 (48.56%) AngularJS
6 641 (46.18%) React
7 515 (37.10%) HTML5
8 488 (35.16%) Agile Software Development
9 394 (28.39%) CSS3
10 344 (24.78%) Sass
11 342 (24.64%) Git (software)
12 341 (24.57%) ES6
13 338 (24.35%) User Experience
14 322 (23.20%) Redux
15 294 (21.18%) jQuery
16 258 (18.59%) Node.js
17 209 (15.06%) TDD
18 205 (14.77%) TypeScript
19 204 (14.70%) webpack
19 204 (14.70%) Web Development
20 203 (14.63%) Finance
21 193 (13.90%) Vue.js
22 172 (12.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 169 (12.18%) Fintech
24 152 (10.95%) gulp
25 142 (10.23%) Angular 2
26 138 (9.94%) Unit Testing
27 133 (9.58%) RESTful
28 131 (9.44%) PHP
29 129 (9.29%) LESS

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 73 (5.26%) CMS
2 42 (3.03%) WordPress
3 37 (2.67%) Confluence
4 13 (0.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 13 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (0.72%) IIS
5 10 (0.72%) Umbraco
6 9 (0.65%) Drupal
6 9 (0.65%) EPiServer
7 6 (0.43%) Apache
8 5 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (0.29%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.072%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.072%) Ethereum
10 1 (0.072%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.072%) Marvel
10 1 (0.072%) nginx
Applications
1 52 (3.75%) Photoshop
2 21 (1.51%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.22%) InVision
5 2 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (0.14%) Chatbot
5 2 (0.14%) Final Cut Pro
5 2 (0.14%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 29 (2.09%) Magento
2 16 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.50%) Eloqua
3 7 (0.50%) Shopify
4 4 (0.29%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.072%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 89 (6.41%) Amazon AWS
2 78 (5.62%) npm
3 67 (4.83%) SaaS
4 48 (3.46%) GitHub
5 46 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
6 30 (2.16%) Serverless
7 19 (1.37%) Google Cloud Platform
8 16 (1.15%) Yarn
9 14 (1.01%) Heroku
10 6 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.22%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.22%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.22%) Google Tag Manager
12 2 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 2 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.14%) MailChimp
12 2 (0.14%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.51%) Internet
2 18 (1.30%) HTTP
3 13 (0.94%) AMQP
4 4 (0.29%) iBeacon
4 4 (0.29%) Wireless
5 3 (0.22%) Extranet
5 3 (0.22%) MQTT
6 2 (0.14%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.14%) NFC
6 2 (0.14%) SMS
7 1 (0.072%) Hyperconnected
7 1 (0.072%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.072%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (4.03%) NoSQL
2 47 (3.39%) MySQL
3 34 (2.45%) MongoDB
4 29 (2.09%) Big Data
5 18 (1.30%) SQL Server
6 14 (1.01%) Blockchain
7 13 (0.94%) Redis
8 11 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (0.58%) Couchbase
10 5 (0.36%) Power BI
10 5 (0.36%) QlikView
11 4 (0.29%) Endeca
12 3 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (0.22%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.072%) Cosmos DB
13 1 (0.072%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.072%) HBase
13 1 (0.072%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 342 (24.64%) Git (software)
2 204 (14.70%) webpack
3 152 (10.95%) gulp
4 116 (8.36%) Grunt
5 85 (6.12%) JIRA
6 59 (4.25%) Jasmine
7 40 (2.88%) Jenkins
8 32 (2.31%) Karma Test Runner
9 30 (2.16%) Mocha
10 23 (1.66%) Subversion
11 22 (1.59%) Babel
11 22 (1.59%) Bitbucket
12 16 (1.15%) Bower
12 16 (1.15%) PostCSS
12 16 (1.15%) Visual Studio
13 12 (0.86%) JSUnit
14 11 (0.79%) Protractor
15 10 (0.72%) Broccoli
15 10 (0.72%) Bundler
16 9 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 203 (14.63%) Finance
2 91 (6.56%) Marketing
3 88 (6.34%) Banking
4 84 (6.05%) Retail
5 75 (5.40%) Games
6 27 (1.95%) Publishing
7 24 (1.73%) Automotive
8 23 (1.66%) Front Office
8 23 (1.66%) Investment Banking
9 19 (1.37%) Advertising
9 19 (1.37%) Law
9 19 (1.37%) Telecoms
10 16 (1.15%) Legal
11 14 (1.01%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.50%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.36%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.29%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.29%) Military
14 4 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.22%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 977 (70.39%) CSS
2 922 (66.43%) HTML
3 674 (48.56%) AngularJS
4 641 (46.18%) React
5 515 (37.10%) HTML5
6 394 (28.39%) CSS3
7 344 (24.78%) Sass
8 322 (23.20%) Redux
9 294 (21.18%) jQuery
10 258 (18.59%) Node.js
11 193 (13.90%) Vue.js
12 172 (12.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 142 (10.23%) Angular 2
14 133 (9.58%) RESTful
15 129 (9.29%) LESS
16 82 (5.91%) REST
17 79 (5.69%) Backbone.js
18 67 (4.83%) Jest
19 66 (4.76%) .NET
19 66 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 338 (24.35%) User Experience
2 169 (12.18%) Fintech
3 118 (8.50%) Greenfield Project
4 63 (4.54%) Mobile App
5 54 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (2.16%) Self-Motivation
7 19 (1.37%) Algorithms
8 13 (0.94%) W3C
9 12 (0.86%) Data Structures
10 11 (0.79%) Blog
10 11 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (0.79%) Social Media
10 11 (0.79%) Virtual Team
11 10 (0.72%) Management Information System
12 8 (0.58%) Derivative
12 8 (0.58%) Reinsurance
13 7 (0.50%) Equities
13 7 (0.50%) Fixed Income
13 7 (0.50%) Hedge funds
14 6 (0.43%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 48 (3.46%) Linux
2 33 (2.38%) Apple iOS
3 31 (2.23%) Android
4 13 (0.94%) Windows
5 6 (0.43%) Mac OS X
6 3 (0.22%) CentOS
6 3 (0.22%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.22%) Unix
7 1 (0.072%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,311 (94.45%) Front End Development
2 488 (35.16%) Agile Software Development
3 209 (15.06%) TDD
4 204 (14.70%) Web Development
5 138 (9.94%) Unit Testing
6 126 (9.08%) E-Commerce
7 119 (8.57%) Responsive Web Design
8 117 (8.43%) Software Engineering
9 100 (7.20%) Test Automation
10 98 (7.06%) Scrum
11 94 (6.77%) BDD
12 76 (5.48%) OO
13 69 (4.97%) MVC
14 67 (4.83%) DevOps
15 64 (4.61%) Artificial Intelligence
15 64 (4.61%) Open Source
16 61 (4.39%) Analytics
16 61 (4.39%) Computer Science
16 61 (4.39%) OOP
17 58 (4.18%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1,228 (88.47%) JavaScript
2 341 (24.57%) ES6
3 205 (14.77%) TypeScript
4 131 (9.44%) PHP
5 122 (8.79%) Java
6 83 (5.98%) C#
6 83 (5.98%) Python
7 65 (4.68%) SQL
8 33 (2.38%) ES7
9 22 (1.59%) Ruby
10 21 (1.51%) Shell Script
11 19 (1.37%) Apple Swift
11 19 (1.37%) Objective-C
12 14 (1.01%) Bash Shell
12 14 (1.01%) Go
13 12 (0.86%) Java 8
13 12 (0.86%) Kotlin
14 8 (0.58%) Bourne shell
14 8 (0.58%) C-shell
14 8 (0.58%) Scala
Qualifications
1 90 (6.48%) Degree
2 37 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (0.65%) SC Cleared
3 9 (0.65%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.072%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.072%) MBA
5 1 (0.072%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (4.90%) QA
2 11 (0.79%) GDPR
2 11 (0.79%) WCAG
System Software
1 81 (5.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (1.44%) Kubernetes
2 9 (0.65%) Ansible
3 3 (0.22%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.072%) LiteSpeed
4 1 (0.072%) TeamSite
4 1 (0.072%) Terraform
Vendors
1 40 (2.88%) Adobe
2 36 (2.59%) Google
3 29 (2.09%) Microsoft
4 26 (1.87%) Oracle
5 24 (1.73%) Salesforce.com
6 19 (1.37%) Apple
7 17 (1.22%) SAP
8 16 (1.15%) Facebook
9 14 (1.01%) TIBCO
10 13 (0.94%) Atlassian
10 13 (0.94%) Software AG
11 11 (0.79%) Sitecore
11 11 (0.79%) Tableau
12 9 (0.65%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
13 8 (0.58%) hybris
14 6 (0.43%) Cypress Semiconductor
15 4 (0.29%) ATG
15 4 (0.29%) Demandware
15 4 (0.29%) Sencha
16 3 (0.22%) Sun