Period
to 21 October 2021

The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 October 2021.

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
21 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 114 137 150
Rank change year-on-year +23 +13 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 1,547 493 1,284
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 3.05% 2.50% 2.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.41% 2.67% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 643 411 1,166
10th Percentile £42,500 £50,000 £41,250
25th Percentile £51,250 £55,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -3.70% +8.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £88,750 £90,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +0.96% +9.47%

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 45,356 18,485 51,908
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.39% 93.58% 95.00%
Number of salaries quoted 31,141 15,696 42,761
10th Percentile £41,000 £41,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £63,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +7.14% +5.00%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +5.77% +4.00%

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 proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in London over the 6 months to 21 October 2021.

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 21 October 2021. 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 -68 102 £65,000 -10.34% 95
West London -55 50 £67,500 -3.57% 35
South London -13 14 £55,000 -38.89% 4
North London -9 6 £65,000 +23.81% 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 21 October 2021, 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 1,413 (91.34%) Front End Development
2 1,165 (75.31%) JavaScript
3 1,136 (73.43%) React
4 945 (61.09%) CSS
5 907 (58.63%) HTML
6 720 (46.54%) TypeScript
7 646 (41.76%) User Experience
8 620 (40.08%) Agile Software Development
9 498 (32.19%) AngularJS
10 464 (29.99%) Git (software)
11 461 (29.80%) Node.js
12 369 (23.85%) Finance
13 365 (23.59%) HTML5
14 348 (22.50%) Redux
15 325 (21.01%) Social Skills
16 311 (20.10%) Vue.js
17 294 (19.00%) Sass
18 274 (17.71%) TDD
19 267 (17.26%) CSS3
20 243 (15.71%) Test Automation
21 241 (15.58%) REST
22 239 (15.45%) ES6
23 230 (14.87%) Jest
24 216 (13.96%) Software Engineering
25 213 (13.77%) GraphQL
26 210 (13.57%) Scrum
27 206 (13.32%) Docker
28 204 (13.19%) Web Development
29 197 (12.73%) Problem-Solving
30 193 (12.48%) AWS

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
1 110 (7.11%) CMS
2 46 (2.97%) Confluence
3 40 (2.59%) WordPress
4 23 (1.49%) IBM Domino
5 22 (1.42%) Headless CMS
6 18 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (0.71%) nginx
8 7 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (0.32%) Apache Spark
10 4 (0.26%) Apache
11 3 (0.19%) Drupal
11 3 (0.19%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.13%) Facebook Platform
12 2 (0.13%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.065%) EPiServer
13 1 (0.065%) OpenStack
Applications
1 56 (3.62%) Sketch
2 50 (3.23%) Figma
3 44 (2.84%) Photoshop
4 28 (1.81%) Adobe XD
5 24 (1.55%) InVision
6 11 (0.71%) Adobe Illustrator
7 10 (0.65%) Zeplin
8 5 (0.32%) Chatbot
8 5 (0.32%) GIMP
9 4 (0.26%) UXPin
10 3 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.065%) Blender
11 1 (0.065%) Microsoft Office
11 1 (0.065%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 1 (0.065%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.065%) Revit
Business Applications
1 27 (1.75%) Shopify
2 20 (1.29%) Magento
3 8 (0.52%) SAP Hybris
4 4 (0.26%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (0.13%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.065%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 193 (12.48%) AWS
2 150 (9.70%) SaaS
3 120 (7.76%) npm
4 111 (7.18%) Azure
5 67 (4.33%) Serverless
6 62 (4.01%) GitHub
7 46 (2.97%) GCP
8 37 (2.39%) AWS Lambda
9 36 (2.33%) Firebase
10 21 (1.36%) Yarn
11 18 (1.16%) Amazon S3
11 18 (1.16%) Bitrise
12 12 (0.78%) Google Analytics
12 12 (0.78%) PaaS
13 10 (0.65%) Cloud Functions
13 10 (0.65%) Google Tag Manager
14 9 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
15 8 (0.52%) CloudFront
15 8 (0.52%) Datadog
16 7 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (1.68%) HTTP
2 14 (0.90%) Internet
3 9 (0.58%) RIP
4 4 (0.26%) Broadband
4 4 (0.26%) DAB
4 4 (0.26%) Intranet
5 3 (0.19%) DNS
6 2 (0.13%) SSH
7 1 (0.065%) SMS
7 1 (0.065%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (7.18%) PostgreSQL
2 69 (4.46%) MongoDB
3 57 (3.68%) MySQL
4 42 (2.71%) NoSQL
5 33 (2.13%) SQL Server
6 23 (1.49%) Big Data
7 22 (1.42%) Redis
8 20 (1.29%) Amazon RDS
9 8 (0.52%) Electronic Patient Records
9 8 (0.52%) Kalido
10 7 (0.45%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.32%) Spatial Data
12 4 (0.26%) Amazon Aurora
12 4 (0.26%) Blockchain
13 3 (0.19%) MariaDB
14 2 (0.13%) Azure SQL Database
14 2 (0.13%) Power BI
14 2 (0.13%) SQL Server 2014
15 1 (0.065%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 1 (0.065%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 464 (29.99%) Git (software)
2 184 (11.89%) webpack
3 122 (7.89%) Cypress.io
4 84 (5.43%) JIRA
5 54 (3.49%) gulp
6 44 (2.84%) Jenkins
7 42 (2.71%) Bitbucket
7 42 (2.71%) Mocha
8 37 (2.39%) Babel
8 37 (2.39%) GitLab
9 31 (2.00%) PostCSS
10 30 (1.94%) Selenium
10 30 (1.94%) Storybook
11 27 (1.75%) Jasmine
12 23 (1.49%) Grunt
13 21 (1.36%) git-flow
14 19 (1.23%) Bower
14 19 (1.23%) CircleCI
14 19 (1.23%) Gradle
15 16 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 369 (23.85%) Finance
2 325 (21.01%) Social Skills
3 161 (10.41%) Marketing
4 81 (5.24%) Retail
5 65 (4.20%) Banking
6 61 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
7 60 (3.88%) Games
8 32 (2.07%) Manufacturing
9 29 (1.87%) Advertising
9 29 (1.87%) Financial Institution
10 27 (1.75%) Public Sector
11 22 (1.42%) Back Office
12 19 (1.23%) Investment Banking
13 18 (1.16%) Organisational Skills
14 17 (1.10%) Legal
15 13 (0.84%) Publishing
16 11 (0.71%) Inclusion and Diversity
17 10 (0.65%) Electronics
17 10 (0.65%) Telecoms
18 9 (0.58%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,136 (73.43%) React
2 945 (61.09%) CSS
3 907 (58.63%) HTML
4 498 (32.19%) AngularJS
5 461 (29.80%) Node.js
6 365 (23.59%) HTML5
7 348 (22.50%) Redux
8 311 (20.10%) Vue.js
9 294 (19.00%) Sass
10 267 (17.26%) CSS3
11 241 (15.58%) REST
12 230 (14.87%) Jest
13 213 (13.77%) GraphQL
14 172 (11.12%) Next.js
15 157 (10.15%) React Native
16 134 (8.66%) RESTful
17 93 (6.01%) jQuery
18 85 (5.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 80 (5.17%) LESS
20 79 (5.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 646 (41.76%) User Experience
2 130 (8.40%) Mobile App
3 82 (5.30%) Greenfield Project
4 41 (2.65%) W3C
5 30 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
6 29 (1.87%) Data Structures
7 26 (1.68%) Hedge funds
8 22 (1.42%) Blog
9 21 (1.36%) Cloud Native
10 17 (1.10%) Algorithms
10 17 (1.10%) Augmented Reality
10 17 (1.10%) Graphic Design
11 15 (0.97%) Virtual Team
12 14 (0.90%) Marketing Technology
12 14 (0.90%) NHS
12 14 (0.90%) Video\Live Streaming
13 13 (0.84%) Animation
13 13 (0.84%) iPhone
13 13 (0.84%) Management Information System
13 13 (0.84%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 84 (5.43%) Apple iOS
2 79 (5.11%) Android
3 36 (2.33%) Linux
4 29 (1.87%) Windows
5 4 (0.26%) tvOS
6 1 (0.065%) Debian
6 1 (0.065%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.065%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,413 (91.34%) Front End Development
2 620 (40.08%) Agile Software Development
3 274 (17.71%) TDD
4 243 (15.71%) Test Automation
5 216 (13.96%) Software Engineering
6 210 (13.57%) Scrum
7 204 (13.19%) Web Development
8 197 (12.73%) Problem-Solving
9 185 (11.96%) Fintech
10 175 (11.31%) Computer Science
11 163 (10.54%) Full Stack Development
12 156 (10.08%) Continuous Integration
13 148 (9.57%) Visualisation
14 144 (9.31%) Mentoring
15 141 (9.11%) Microservices
16 140 (9.05%) E-Commerce
17 136 (8.79%) Analytics
17 136 (8.79%) Unit Testing
18 125 (8.08%) Clean Code
19 123 (7.95%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1,165 (75.31%) JavaScript
2 720 (46.54%) TypeScript
3 239 (15.45%) ES6
4 128 (8.27%) Java
5 125 (8.08%) Python
6 101 (6.53%) C#
7 99 (6.40%) PHP
8 70 (4.52%) SQL
9 58 (3.75%) ES7
10 55 (3.56%) Kotlin
11 38 (2.46%) Elm
12 36 (2.33%) Ruby
13 35 (2.26%) PureScript
14 28 (1.81%) Apple Swift
15 25 (1.62%) Dart
16 21 (1.36%) Go
16 21 (1.36%) Objective-C
17 20 (1.29%) Scala
18 15 (0.97%) C++
18 15 (0.97%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 154 (9.95%) Degree
2 57 (3.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (2.13%) PhD
4 20 (1.29%) Master's Degree
5 15 (0.97%) Numerate Degree
5 15 (0.97%) SANS
6 4 (0.26%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.19%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.13%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.065%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 155 (10.02%) Accessibility
2 56 (3.62%) QA
3 28 (1.81%) WCAG
4 4 (0.26%) IEC 62304
4 4 (0.26%) ISO 13485
4 4 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 206 (13.32%) Docker
2 2 (0.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 111 (7.18%) Kubernetes
2 13 (0.84%) Grafana
2 13 (0.84%) Terraform
3 7 (0.45%) Ansible
4 1 (0.065%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.065%) Puppet
4 1 (0.065%) Rancher
4 1 (0.065%) Salt
Vendors
1 135 (8.73%) Google
2 68 (4.40%) Adobe
3 25 (1.62%) Microsoft
4 22 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
4 22 (1.42%) Samsung
5 20 (1.29%) BT
6 19 (1.23%) Sony
7 18 (1.16%) SAP
8 12 (0.78%) Apple
8 12 (0.78%) Facebook
8 12 (0.78%) HubSpot
8 12 (0.78%) Wrike
9 10 (0.65%) Optimizely
9 10 (0.65%) Twitter
10 9 (0.58%) Sitecore
11 8 (0.52%) Alibaba
11 8 (0.52%) hybris
11 8 (0.52%) Zend
12 7 (0.45%) Mapbox
12 7 (0.45%) Roku