Period
to 22 February 2018

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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 133 144
Rank change year-on-year -8 +11 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 1,769 1,752 2,034
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.52% 2.51% 2.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.65% 2.61% 2.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,577 1,583 1,936
London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £36,050 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%

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 66,774 67,068 82,352
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.24% 95.92% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 55,313 57,111 70,441
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +13 387 £60,000 +14.29% 110
South London +31 65 £47,500 +11.76% 4
West London -22 53 £57,500 +15.00% 64
East London -15 19 £50,000 -20.00% 24
North London +6 12 £55,000 -8.33% 7
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 22 February 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 1,648 (93.16%) Front End Development
2 1,601 (90.50%) JavaScript
3 1,429 (80.78%) CSS
4 1,362 (76.99%) HTML
5 1,084 (61.28%) AngularJS
6 806 (45.56%) HTML5
7 802 (45.34%) React
8 765 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
9 726 (41.04%) CSS3
10 534 (30.19%) jQuery
11 503 (28.43%) Sass
12 502 (28.38%) Node.js
13 448 (25.33%) User Experience
14 369 (20.86%) Git (software)
15 360 (20.35%) TDD
16 336 (18.99%) Web Development
17 307 (17.35%) ES6
18 291 (16.45%) Finance
19 249 (14.08%) Redux
20 248 (14.02%) gulp
21 239 (13.51%) Scrum
22 237 (13.40%) OO
23 229 (12.95%) PHP
24 219 (12.38%) LESS
25 212 (11.98%) Responsive Web Design
25 212 (11.98%) webpack
26 211 (11.93%) Degree
27 204 (11.53%) Vue (Vue.js)
28 197 (11.14%) Java
29 192 (10.85%) Grunt

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 62 (3.50%) WordPress
3 40 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
4 26 (1.47%) Umbraco
5 23 (1.30%) Apache
6 17 (0.96%) Drupal
7 16 (0.90%) IIS
8 10 (0.57%) Confluence
9 8 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
10 7 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
11 5 (0.28%) Joomla!
11 5 (0.28%) nginx
11 5 (0.28%) SharePoint
12 4 (0.23%) Apache Spark
12 4 (0.23%) Magnolia
13 3 (0.17%) Apache Solr
13 3 (0.17%) EPiServer
14 2 (0.11%) Kentico
14 2 (0.11%) Tomcat
15 1 (0.057%) Lightstreamer
Applications
1 140 (7.91%) Photoshop
2 74 (4.18%) Adobe Illustrator
3 17 (0.96%) GIMP
4 13 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (0.40%) InDesign
6 3 (0.17%) InVision
6 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
8 1 (0.057%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 21 (1.19%) Magento
2 18 (1.02%) Distributed Ledger
3 7 (0.40%) Shopify
4 1 (0.057%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 108 (6.11%) npm
2 96 (5.43%) GitHub
3 88 (4.97%) Amazon AWS
4 61 (3.45%) SaaS
5 54 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
6 17 (0.96%) Yarn
7 16 (0.90%) Slack
8 11 (0.62%) Trello
9 10 (0.57%) TestFlight
10 6 (0.34%) Google Analytics
10 6 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (0.28%) Serverless
12 4 (0.23%) MailChimp
13 3 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (0.17%) Heroku
14 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 2 (0.11%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
15 1 (0.057%) Firebase
15 1 (0.057%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 55 (3.11%) HTTP
2 25 (1.41%) Internet
3 6 (0.34%) Broadband
3 6 (0.34%) FTP
3 6 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (0.23%) SMS
5 3 (0.17%) DNS
6 2 (0.11%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.11%) SSL
7 1 (0.057%) Intranet
7 1 (0.057%) Skype
7 1 (0.057%) VoIP
7 1 (0.057%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (6.56%) MySQL
2 76 (4.30%) NoSQL
3 64 (3.62%) MongoDB
4 59 (3.34%) PostgreSQL
5 53 (3.00%) Blockchain
6 52 (2.94%) Redis
7 38 (2.15%) Big Data
8 27 (1.53%) SQL Server
9 16 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
10 15 (0.85%) Relational Database
11 11 (0.62%) RethinkDB
12 8 (0.45%) Cosmos DB
13 7 (0.40%) Oracle Database
14 5 (0.28%) RDBMS
15 4 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
16 3 (0.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 3 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
16 3 (0.17%) Event Store
17 2 (0.11%) Neo4j
17 2 (0.11%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 369 (20.86%) Git (software)
2 248 (14.02%) gulp
3 212 (11.98%) webpack
4 192 (10.85%) Grunt
5 127 (7.18%) Jasmine
6 81 (4.58%) Karma Test Runner
7 69 (3.90%) Mocha
8 54 (3.05%) Jenkins
9 51 (2.88%) JIRA
10 40 (2.26%) Subversion
11 38 (2.15%) Babel
12 30 (1.70%) Bower
13 28 (1.58%) Selenium
14 24 (1.36%) PostCSS
15 23 (1.30%) Sinon.JS
15 23 (1.30%) Visual Studio
16 22 (1.24%) Protractor
16 22 (1.24%) TeamCity
17 21 (1.19%) Bitbucket
18 14 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 291 (16.45%) Finance
2 112 (6.33%) Advertising
3 107 (6.05%) Retail
4 104 (5.88%) Banking
5 103 (5.82%) Marketing
6 84 (4.75%) Games
7 38 (2.15%) Telecoms
8 33 (1.87%) Law
9 25 (1.41%) Legal
10 20 (1.13%) Investment Banking
11 16 (0.90%) Financial Institution
11 16 (0.90%) Publishing
12 13 (0.73%) Multimedia
13 12 (0.68%) Manufacturing
14 10 (0.57%) Front Office
14 10 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
15 9 (0.51%) Electronics
16 7 (0.40%) Automotive
17 3 (0.17%) Online Betting
17 3 (0.17%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,429 (80.78%) CSS
2 1,362 (76.99%) HTML
3 1,084 (61.28%) AngularJS
4 806 (45.56%) HTML5
5 802 (45.34%) React
6 726 (41.04%) CSS3
7 534 (30.19%) jQuery
8 503 (28.43%) Sass
9 502 (28.38%) Node.js
10 249 (14.08%) Redux
11 219 (12.38%) LESS
12 204 (11.53%) Vue (Vue.js)
13 176 (9.95%) Angular 2
14 171 (9.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 160 (9.04%) RESTful
16 151 (8.54%) .NET
17 145 (8.20%) Backbone.js
18 133 (7.52%) REST
19 129 (7.29%) React Native
20 121 (6.84%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 448 (25.33%) User Experience
2 166 (9.38%) Greenfield Project
3 155 (8.76%) Fintech
4 133 (7.52%) Computer Science
5 104 (5.88%) Mobile App
6 41 (2.32%) Analytical Skills
7 37 (2.09%) W3C
8 27 (1.53%) Data Structures
9 23 (1.30%) Algorithms
10 20 (1.13%) Digital Media
11 19 (1.07%) Client/Server
11 19 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
12 18 (1.02%) Animation
12 18 (1.02%) Virtual Team
13 12 (0.68%) e-Learning
13 12 (0.68%) PlayStation
13 12 (0.68%) Social Media
13 12 (0.68%) Video\Live Streaming
13 12 (0.68%) Xbox
14 10 (0.57%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 75 (4.24%) Linux
2 30 (1.70%) Android
3 27 (1.53%) Apple iOS
4 26 (1.47%) Unix
5 24 (1.36%) Windows
6 2 (0.11%) Solaris
7 1 (0.057%) CentOS
7 1 (0.057%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.057%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.057%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,648 (93.16%) Front End Development
2 765 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
3 360 (20.35%) TDD
4 336 (18.99%) Web Development
5 239 (13.51%) Scrum
6 237 (13.40%) OO
7 212 (11.98%) Responsive Web Design
8 184 (10.40%) MVC
9 182 (10.29%) BDD
10 171 (9.67%) E-Commerce
11 161 (9.10%) Unit Testing
12 143 (8.08%) Test Automation
13 128 (7.24%) Continuous Integration
14 115 (6.50%) Open Source
15 110 (6.22%) Microservices
16 90 (5.09%) SEO
17 88 (4.97%) OOP
18 83 (4.69%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
19 82 (4.64%) Mentoring
19 82 (4.64%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1,601 (90.50%) JavaScript
2 307 (17.35%) ES6
3 229 (12.95%) PHP
4 197 (11.14%) Java
5 175 (9.89%) TypeScript
6 110 (6.22%) SQL
7 100 (5.65%) C#
8 89 (5.03%) Python
9 49 (2.77%) ES7
10 48 (2.71%) Ruby
11 20 (1.13%) GraphQL
12 19 (1.07%) Bash Shell
12 19 (1.07%) Scala
13 12 (0.68%) Apple Swift
13 12 (0.68%) Objective-C
14 8 (0.45%) ES8
15 7 (0.40%) C++
16 6 (0.34%) Go
16 6 (0.34%) PowerShell
17 3 (0.17%) F#
Qualifications
1 211 (11.93%) Degree
2 56 (3.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (1.19%) Security Cleared
4 15 (0.85%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (0.34%) Master's Degree
6 4 (0.23%) MBA
7 2 (0.11%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.11%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.11%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.057%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (2.77%) QA
2 10 (0.57%) WCAG
3 5 (0.28%) GCP
4 1 (0.057%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.057%) PMO
System Software
1 88 (4.97%) Docker
2 1 (0.057%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (0.45%) Kubernetes
2 7 (0.40%) Puppet
3 5 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.23%) Ansible
5 3 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.11%) cPanel
6 2 (0.11%) Plesk
6 2 (0.11%) Terraform
7 1 (0.057%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 48 (2.71%) Adobe
2 42 (2.37%) Google
3 21 (1.19%) Microsoft
4 13 (0.73%) Demandware
5 12 (0.68%) Twitter
6 11 (0.62%) Facebook
6 11 (0.62%) Optimizely
7 10 (0.57%) Apple
7 10 (0.57%) SAP
8 9 (0.51%) Capita
8 9 (0.51%) Oracle
8 9 (0.51%) Sitecore
9 8 (0.45%) Qubit
9 8 (0.45%) WooCommerce
10 7 (0.40%) Cypress Semiconductor
10 7 (0.40%) Monetate
11 6 (0.34%) hybris
12 5 (0.28%) Atlassian
12 5 (0.28%) Mapbox
13 4 (0.23%) Sage