Period
to 1 August 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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 111 140 156
Rank change year-on-year +29 +16 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 1,431 687 1,250
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 3.17% 2.44% 2.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.54% 2.60% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 647 576 1,117
10th Percentile £42,500 £44,000 £41,250
25th Percentile £51,250 £55,000 £47,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £70,000 £63,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.14% +11.11% +5.00%
75th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £90,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 40,432 26,449 54,197
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.59% 93.87% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 28,097 21,857 45,025
10th Percentile £41,250 £39,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £51,750 £50,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
90th Percentile £103,750 £102,500 £96,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -75 104 £67,500 -6.90% 84
West London -13 47 £55,000 -15.38% 30
South London -3 12 £60,000 -7.69% 2
North London - 5 £65,000 - 6
East London +3 1 £57,500 +21.05% 21
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 1 August 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 1,316 (91.96%) Front End Development
2 1,110 (77.57%) JavaScript
3 1,060 (74.07%) React
4 869 (60.73%) CSS
5 833 (58.21%) HTML
6 644 (45.00%) TypeScript
7 570 (39.83%) User Experience
8 548 (38.29%) Agile Software Development
9 455 (31.80%) AngularJS
10 449 (31.38%) Git (software)
11 367 (25.65%) Node.js
12 352 (24.60%) HTML5
13 318 (22.22%) Finance
14 312 (21.80%) Sass
15 310 (21.66%) Redux
16 292 (20.41%) Social Skills
17 254 (17.75%) CSS3
18 248 (17.33%) Vue.js
19 239 (16.70%) TDD
20 236 (16.49%) ES6
21 234 (16.35%) Jest
22 213 (14.88%) REST
23 202 (14.12%) Scrum
24 192 (13.42%) Docker
25 187 (13.07%) Test Automation
26 184 (12.86%) Web Development
27 181 (12.65%) Software Engineering
28 176 (12.30%) AWS
29 171 (11.95%) Next.js
30 170 (11.88%) Computer Science

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 78 (5.45%) CMS
2 43 (3.00%) WordPress
3 42 (2.94%) Confluence
4 21 (1.47%) IBM Domino
5 17 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
6 14 (0.98%) Headless CMS
7 11 (0.77%) nginx
8 7 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 6 (0.42%) Apache Spark
9 6 (0.42%) Drupal
10 5 (0.35%) Apache
11 3 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.070%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.070%) Umbraco
Applications
1 46 (3.21%) Sketch
2 44 (3.07%) Photoshop
3 42 (2.94%) Figma
4 21 (1.47%) InVision
5 17 (1.19%) Adobe XD
6 13 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
7 11 (0.77%) Zeplin
8 9 (0.63%) UXPin
9 7 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
10 6 (0.42%) Chatbot
11 4 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.14%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.070%) Blender
13 1 (0.070%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 1 (0.070%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 29 (2.03%) Shopify
2 17 (1.19%) Magento
3 5 (0.35%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.14%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.14%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.070%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 176 (12.30%) AWS
2 148 (10.34%) SaaS
3 97 (6.78%) Azure
4 96 (6.71%) npm
5 70 (4.89%) GitHub
6 56 (3.91%) Serverless
7 33 (2.31%) Firebase
8 31 (2.17%) AWS Lambda
9 21 (1.47%) GCP
10 18 (1.26%) Bitrise
11 14 (0.98%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 14 (0.98%) Asana
11 14 (0.98%) Yarn
12 12 (0.84%) Amazon S3
13 10 (0.70%) Cloud Functions
14 8 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
14 8 (0.56%) Datadog
14 8 (0.56%) Google Analytics
14 8 (0.56%) PaaS
14 8 (0.56%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.12%) HTTP
2 14 (0.98%) Internet
3 9 (0.63%) RIP
4 4 (0.28%) DAB
4 4 (0.28%) Wireless
5 3 (0.21%) DNS
6 2 (0.14%) Broadband
6 2 (0.14%) Intranet
6 2 (0.14%) SSH
6 2 (0.14%) VoIP
7 1 (0.070%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (5.59%) PostgreSQL
2 69 (4.82%) MongoDB
3 43 (3.00%) NoSQL
4 39 (2.73%) MySQL
5 21 (1.47%) SQL Server
6 20 (1.40%) Big Data
7 19 (1.33%) Amazon RDS
8 16 (1.12%) Redis
9 9 (0.63%) Blockchain
10 6 (0.42%) Kalido
10 6 (0.42%) Relational Database
11 5 (0.35%) Spatial Data
12 4 (0.28%) Amazon Aurora
13 3 (0.21%) Electronic Patient Records
14 2 (0.14%) Apache Cassandra
14 2 (0.14%) Azure SQL Database
14 2 (0.14%) Power BI
15 1 (0.070%) Jackrabbit
15 1 (0.070%) MariaDB
15 1 (0.070%) OpenStack Swift
Development Applications
1 449 (31.38%) Git (software)
2 160 (11.18%) webpack
3 124 (8.67%) Cypress.io
4 84 (5.87%) JIRA
5 56 (3.91%) gulp
6 55 (3.84%) Jenkins
7 54 (3.77%) Mocha
8 47 (3.28%) Bitbucket
9 42 (2.94%) Babel
10 41 (2.87%) Storybook
11 34 (2.38%) Jasmine
12 33 (2.31%) GitLab
13 30 (2.10%) Grunt
14 24 (1.68%) PostCSS
14 24 (1.68%) Selenium
15 21 (1.47%) Bower
16 19 (1.33%) git-flow
16 19 (1.33%) Gradle
16 19 (1.33%) Protractor
17 18 (1.26%) TeamCity
General
1 318 (22.22%) Finance
2 292 (20.41%) Social Skills
3 155 (10.83%) Marketing
4 84 (5.87%) Retail
5 67 (4.68%) Banking
6 56 (3.91%) Games
7 50 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
8 34 (2.38%) Advertising
9 33 (2.31%) Public Sector
10 32 (2.24%) Manufacturing
11 18 (1.26%) Organisational Skills
12 17 (1.19%) Investment Banking
13 15 (1.05%) Back Office
13 15 (1.05%) Legal
14 14 (0.98%) Publishing
15 13 (0.91%) Electronics
15 13 (0.91%) Financial Institution
15 13 (0.91%) Telecoms
16 10 (0.70%) Front Office
17 8 (0.56%) Inclusion and Diversity
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,060 (74.07%) React
2 869 (60.73%) CSS
3 833 (58.21%) HTML
4 455 (31.80%) AngularJS
5 367 (25.65%) Node.js
6 352 (24.60%) HTML5
7 312 (21.80%) Sass
8 310 (21.66%) Redux
9 254 (17.75%) CSS3
10 248 (17.33%) Vue.js
11 234 (16.35%) Jest
12 213 (14.88%) REST
13 171 (11.95%) Next.js
14 166 (11.60%) GraphQL
15 141 (9.85%) React Native
16 114 (7.97%) RESTful
17 100 (6.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 92 (6.43%) Web Services
19 73 (5.10%) jQuery
20 68 (4.75%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 570 (39.83%) User Experience
2 108 (7.55%) Mobile App
3 66 (4.61%) Greenfield Project
4 31 (2.17%) Blog
4 31 (2.17%) Data Structures
4 31 (2.17%) W3C
5 29 (2.03%) Wiki
6 28 (1.96%) Hedge funds
7 22 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
8 20 (1.40%) Algorithms
9 18 (1.26%) Video\Live Streaming
10 17 (1.19%) Augmented Reality
10 17 (1.19%) Graphic Design
10 17 (1.19%) NHS
10 17 (1.19%) Virtual Team
11 16 (1.12%) Cloud Native
12 12 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (0.84%) Social Gaming
13 11 (0.77%) Fixed Income
13 11 (0.77%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 88 (6.15%) Android
2 85 (5.94%) Apple iOS
3 44 (3.07%) Linux
4 25 (1.75%) Windows
5 7 (0.49%) tvOS
6 1 (0.070%) Debian
6 1 (0.070%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.070%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,316 (91.96%) Front End Development
2 548 (38.29%) Agile Software Development
3 239 (16.70%) TDD
4 202 (14.12%) Scrum
5 187 (13.07%) Test Automation
6 184 (12.86%) Web Development
7 181 (12.65%) Software Engineering
8 170 (11.88%) Computer Science
9 157 (10.97%) Problem-Solving
10 150 (10.48%) Continuous Integration
11 147 (10.27%) Fintech
12 135 (9.43%) Visualisation
13 133 (9.29%) Unit Testing
14 130 (9.08%) Full Stack Development
15 129 (9.01%) E-Commerce
16 128 (8.94%) Mentoring
17 121 (8.46%) Microservices
18 118 (8.25%) Clean Code
19 114 (7.97%) Analytics
19 114 (7.97%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1,110 (77.57%) JavaScript
2 644 (45.00%) TypeScript
3 236 (16.49%) ES6
4 127 (8.87%) Java
5 115 (8.04%) Python
6 97 (6.78%) C#
7 94 (6.57%) PHP
8 58 (4.05%) SQL
9 44 (3.07%) Kotlin
10 40 (2.80%) ES7
11 31 (2.17%) Elm
12 29 (2.03%) Apple Swift
13 28 (1.96%) PureScript
13 28 (1.96%) Ruby
14 22 (1.54%) Objective-C
15 21 (1.47%) Dart
15 21 (1.47%) Go
16 16 (1.12%) Scala
17 14 (0.98%) Java 11
18 12 (0.84%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 163 (11.39%) Degree
2 52 (3.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (2.31%) Master's Degree
4 23 (1.61%) PhD
5 15 (1.05%) Numerate Degree
5 15 (1.05%) Security Cleared
6 14 (0.98%) SC Cleared
7 12 (0.84%) SANS
8 9 (0.63%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.28%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (10.41%) Accessibility
2 46 (3.21%) QA
3 22 (1.54%) WCAG
4 4 (0.28%) IEC 62304
4 4 (0.28%) ISO 13485
4 4 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.14%) WAI
System Software
1 192 (13.42%) Docker
2 4 (0.28%) Firmware
3 1 (0.070%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 100 (6.99%) Kubernetes
2 11 (0.77%) Terraform
3 4 (0.28%) Ansible
4 1 (0.070%) Grafana
4 1 (0.070%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.070%) Puppet
4 1 (0.070%) Salt
Vendors
1 93 (6.50%) Google
2 67 (4.68%) Adobe
3 34 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
4 29 (2.03%) Microsoft
5 26 (1.82%) Samsung
6 21 (1.47%) Sony
7 18 (1.26%) BT
7 18 (1.26%) SAP
8 14 (0.98%) DoubleClick
9 9 (0.63%) Mapbox
10 8 (0.56%) Apple
10 8 (0.56%) HubSpot
10 8 (0.56%) Wrike
11 7 (0.49%) IBM
11 7 (0.49%) Roku
12 6 (0.42%) Alibaba
12 6 (0.42%) Optimizely
12 6 (0.42%) Panasonic
12 6 (0.42%) WooCommerce
13 5 (0.35%) Spotify