Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England > London
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 725 695 612
Rank change year-on-year -30 -83 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) 85 130 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.18% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.19% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 72 122 331
London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,100 £31,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.67% - +7.14%

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 66,742 67,795 82,049
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.93% 95.91% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 54,172 58,051 70,124
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,000
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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in London

Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in London.

Salary trend for Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in London

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in London over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in London

Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) within the London region over the 6 months to 19 January 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
South London +11 20 £43,750 +45.83% 1
Central London -19 13 £50,000 +25.00% 3
East London +2 4 £45,000 +5.88% 3
North London - 2 £30,000 - 1
Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 83 (97.65%) Web Development
2 79 (92.94%) JavaScript
3 68 (80.00%) HTML
3 68 (80.00%) AngularJS
4 65 (76.47%) CSS
5 47 (55.29%) HTML5
6 46 (54.12%) Front End Development
7 36 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
8 35 (41.18%) CSS3
9 33 (38.82%) Responsive Web Design
9 33 (38.82%) jQuery
10 29 (34.12%) React
11 25 (29.41%) MVC
11 25 (29.41%) .NET
12 23 (27.06%) C#
13 22 (25.88%) MySQL
13 22 (25.88%) CMS
14 21 (24.71%) Git (software)
15 20 (23.53%) User Experience
15 20 (23.53%) Sass
16 18 (21.18%) LESS
17 16 (18.82%) Node.js
17 16 (18.82%) Continuous Integration
17 16 (18.82%) Games
17 16 (18.82%) Linux
18 15 (17.65%) PHP
19 14 (16.47%) Visual Studio
19 14 (16.47%) SEO
20 13 (15.29%) Subversion
21 12 (14.12%) PostgreSQL

Front End Web 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 22 (25.88%) CMS
2 11 (12.94%) Umbraco
3 5 (5.88%) Apache
3 5 (5.88%) IIS
3 5 (5.88%) WordPress
4 3 (3.53%) EPiServer
5 2 (2.35%) Drupal
5 2 (2.35%) Joomla!
5 2 (2.35%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.35%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 9 (10.59%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.35%) InDesign
3 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.59%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.24%) npm
3 6 (7.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (4.71%) GitHub
4 4 (4.71%) SaaS
5 2 (2.35%) Slack
6 1 (1.18%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.06%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (2.35%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.18%) DNS
3 1 (1.18%) HTTP
3 1 (1.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (25.88%) MySQL
2 12 (14.12%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (8.24%) Redis
4 6 (7.06%) MongoDB
4 6 (7.06%) NoSQL
4 6 (7.06%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.06%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.35%) Blockchain
5 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.18%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (24.71%) Git (software)
2 14 (16.47%) Visual Studio
3 13 (15.29%) Subversion
4 10 (11.76%) Jasmine
5 7 (8.24%) Jenkins
5 7 (8.24%) Karma Test Runner
5 7 (8.24%) TeamCity
6 6 (7.06%) Mocha
6 6 (7.06%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (7.06%) QUnit
7 5 (5.88%) Grunt
8 4 (4.71%) gulp
9 3 (3.53%) git-flow
9 3 (3.53%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (2.35%) Vagrant
11 1 (1.18%) Bower
11 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
11 1 (1.18%) Firebug
11 1 (1.18%) Protractor
11 1 (1.18%) webpack
General
1 16 (18.82%) Games
2 7 (8.24%) Marketing
3 4 (4.71%) Finance
3 4 (4.71%) Retail
4 3 (3.53%) Banking
5 2 (2.35%) Digital Economy
5 2 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.18%) Advertising
6 1 (1.18%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (80.00%) AngularJS
1 68 (80.00%) HTML
2 65 (76.47%) CSS
3 47 (55.29%) HTML5
4 35 (41.18%) CSS3
5 33 (38.82%) jQuery
6 29 (34.12%) React
7 25 (29.41%) .NET
8 20 (23.53%) Sass
9 18 (21.18%) LESS
10 16 (18.82%) Node.js
11 12 (14.12%) Backbone.js
12 11 (12.94%) Angular 2
12 11 (12.94%) Razor View Engine
13 10 (11.76%) LAMP
13 10 (11.76%) REST
14 9 (10.59%) Polymer
14 9 (10.59%) Semantic HTML
15 7 (8.24%) JSON
15 7 (8.24%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.53%) User Experience
2 9 (10.59%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (9.41%) Fintech
4 5 (5.88%) Mobile App
5 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.71%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.53%) Smartphone
6 3 (3.53%) W3C
7 1 (1.18%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.82%) Linux
2 6 (7.06%) Unix
3 3 (3.53%) Android
3 3 (3.53%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (97.65%) Web Development
2 46 (54.12%) Front End Development
3 36 (42.35%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (38.82%) Responsive Web Design
5 25 (29.41%) MVC
6 16 (18.82%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (16.47%) SEO
8 11 (12.94%) Test Automation
9 9 (10.59%) Microservices
9 9 (10.59%) TDD
10 8 (9.41%) Web Design
11 7 (8.24%) BDD
11 7 (8.24%) OOP
11 7 (8.24%) Open Source
11 7 (8.24%) Scrum
11 7 (8.24%) Unit Testing
12 6 (7.06%) Machine Learning
12 6 (7.06%) Memory Management
12 6 (7.06%) OOD
12 6 (7.06%) UML
Programming Languages
1 79 (92.94%) JavaScript
2 23 (27.06%) C#
3 15 (17.65%) PHP
4 12 (14.12%) SQL
5 8 (9.41%) Java
6 6 (7.06%) C++
6 6 (7.06%) PowerShell
6 6 (7.06%) Python
7 2 (2.35%) TypeScript
7 2 (2.35%) VBA
8 1 (1.18%) C
8 1 (1.18%) Ruby
8 1 (1.18%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (8.24%) Degree
2 2 (2.35%) Computer Science Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (2.35%) cPanel
1 2 (2.35%) Plesk
2 1 (1.18%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (9.41%) Google
2 4 (4.71%) Adobe
3 3 (3.53%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.35%) hybris
4 2 (2.35%) Sage
4 2 (2.35%) WooCommerce
5 1 (1.18%) Apple
5 1 (1.18%) Demandware