Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Front-End Developer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

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

Senior Front-End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 523 493 593
Rank change year-on-year -30 +100 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Front-End Developer 340 399 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.45% 0.52% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.55% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 294 372 316
London median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £43,750 £43,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £79,625 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%

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 71246 73011 85823
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.34% 95.97% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 56013 63062 72818
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £31,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Senior Front-End Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Senior Front-End Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Front-End Developer in London

Senior Front-End Developer
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Front-End Developer in London.

Salary trend for Senior Front-End Developer in London

Senior Front-End Developer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Front-End Developer in London over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Front-End Developer in London

Senior Front-End 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 Senior Front-End Developer within the London region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 +7 80 £65,000 +8.33% 8
South London +22 19 £47,500 -
West London -22 13 £50,000 - 5
Senior Front-End Developer
England

Senior Front-End Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Senior Front-End 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 Senior Front-End Developer in the job title.

1 332 (97.65%) Front End Development
2 302 (88.82%) JavaScript
3 277 (81.47%) CSS
4 265 (77.94%) HTML
5 232 (68.24%) AngularJS
6 182 (53.53%) HTML5
7 155 (45.59%) Agile Software Development
8 146 (42.94%) React
9 143 (42.06%) CSS3
10 114 (33.53%) Sass
11 96 (28.24%) User Experience
12 85 (25.00%) TDD
13 81 (23.82%) Node.js
14 76 (22.35%) jQuery
15 68 (20.00%) ES6
16 65 (19.12%) Web Development
17 58 (17.06%) Git (software)
17 58 (17.06%) LESS
18 56 (16.47%) OO
19 54 (15.88%) Finance
20 53 (15.59%) MVC
20 53 (15.59%) RESTful
21 49 (14.41%) Redux
22 47 (13.82%) Degree
23 44 (12.94%) Scrum
24 43 (12.65%) webpack
24 43 (12.65%) gulp
24 43 (12.65%) Greenfield Project
25 42 (12.35%) Jasmine
26 41 (12.06%) Responsive Web Design

Senior Front-End 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 15 (4.41%) CMS
2 13 (3.82%) Apache
3 11 (3.24%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (2.94%) IIS
5 5 (1.47%) WordPress
6 4 (1.18%) Confluence
6 4 (1.18%) nginx
7 3 (0.88%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.88%) Drupal
7 3 (0.88%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (4.41%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (0.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 29 (8.53%) GitHub
2 22 (6.47%) npm
3 21 (6.18%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (5.59%) SaaS
5 8 (2.35%) Amazon SQS
6 6 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (1.47%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.88%) Slack
8 3 (0.88%) Yarn
9 2 (0.59%) PaaS
10 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.29%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 33 (9.71%) HTTP
2 9 (2.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.71%) MySQL
2 15 (4.41%) SQL Server
3 14 (4.12%) MongoDB
4 7 (2.06%) Redis
5 3 (0.88%) Big Data
5 3 (0.88%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.88%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.59%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.59%) DocumentDB
7 1 (0.29%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.29%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 58 (17.06%) Git (software)
2 43 (12.65%) gulp
2 43 (12.65%) webpack
3 42 (12.35%) Jasmine
4 24 (7.06%) Grunt
5 21 (6.18%) Mocha
6 17 (5.00%) Bower
7 16 (4.71%) Karma Test Runner
8 14 (4.12%) Sinon.JS
9 11 (3.24%) Babel
10 10 (2.94%) Subversion
11 8 (2.35%) Jenkins
11 8 (2.35%) PostCSS
12 6 (1.76%) JIRA
12 6 (1.76%) TeamCity
13 5 (1.47%) Protractor
13 5 (1.47%) Selenium
14 4 (1.18%) Bitbucket
15 3 (0.88%) git-flow
15 3 (0.88%) QUnit
General
1 54 (15.88%) Finance
2 22 (6.47%) Marketing
3 21 (6.18%) Banking
4 17 (5.00%) Games
5 14 (4.12%) Retail
6 12 (3.53%) Advertising
7 10 (2.94%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.76%) Front Office
9 5 (1.47%) Law
9 5 (1.47%) Publishing
10 4 (1.18%) Investment Banking
11 3 (0.88%) Legal
11 3 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.29%) Retail Finance
12 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 277 (81.47%) CSS
2 265 (77.94%) HTML
3 232 (68.24%) AngularJS
4 182 (53.53%) HTML5
5 146 (42.94%) React
6 143 (42.06%) CSS3
7 114 (33.53%) Sass
8 81 (23.82%) Node.js
9 76 (22.35%) jQuery
10 58 (17.06%) LESS
11 53 (15.59%) RESTful
12 49 (14.41%) Redux
13 41 (12.06%) Angular 2
13 41 (12.06%) Backbone.js
14 31 (9.12%) Vue (Vue.js)
15 29 (8.53%) Web Services
16 24 (7.06%) JSON
16 24 (7.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 20 (5.88%) .NET
17 20 (5.88%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 96 (28.24%) User Experience
2 43 (12.65%) Greenfield Project
3 27 (7.94%) Fintech
4 26 (7.65%) Computer Science
5 18 (5.29%) Mobile App
6 10 (2.94%) PlayStation
6 10 (2.94%) Xbox
7 9 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.65%) Digital Media
8 8 (2.35%) Virtual Team
9 7 (2.06%) Tandem
10 4 (1.18%) e-Learning
10 4 (1.18%) Social Media
10 4 (1.18%) W3C
11 3 (0.88%) Over-the-Top Content
11 3 (0.88%) Video\Live Streaming
12 2 (0.59%) Derivative
12 2 (0.59%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.59%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.59%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 27 (7.94%) Linux
2 18 (5.29%) Windows
3 9 (2.65%) Apple iOS
4 8 (2.35%) Android
5 3 (0.88%) CentOS
5 3 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.29%) Solaris
6 1 (0.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 332 (97.65%) Front End Development
2 155 (45.59%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (25.00%) TDD
4 65 (19.12%) Web Development
5 56 (16.47%) OO
6 53 (15.59%) MVC
7 44 (12.94%) Scrum
8 41 (12.06%) BDD
8 41 (12.06%) Responsive Web Design
9 37 (10.88%) Unit Testing
10 28 (8.24%) OOP
11 26 (7.65%) SOA
12 23 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (6.47%) E-Commerce
13 22 (6.47%) Mentoring
13 22 (6.47%) Open Source
14 20 (5.88%) SOLID
14 20 (5.88%) Test Automation
15 17 (5.00%) Analytics
15 17 (5.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 302 (88.82%) JavaScript
2 68 (20.00%) ES6
3 38 (11.18%) PHP
4 35 (10.29%) TypeScript
5 26 (7.65%) Java
6 18 (5.29%) ECMAScript
7 14 (4.12%) C#
8 7 (2.06%) Ruby
8 7 (2.06%) SQL
9 4 (1.18%) Clojure
9 4 (1.18%) Python
10 3 (0.88%) ClojureScript
10 3 (0.88%) PHP 5
10 3 (0.88%) PHP 7
10 3 (0.88%) Scala
11 2 (0.59%) Apple Swift
11 2 (0.59%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.59%) Go
11 2 (0.59%) GraphQL
11 2 (0.59%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 47 (13.82%) Degree
2 17 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (0.59%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.59%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.18%) QA
2 4 (1.18%) WCAG
System Software
1 15 (4.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (2.35%) Terraform
2 3 (0.88%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.29%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (5.00%) Google
2 11 (3.24%) Microsoft
3 5 (1.47%) Sony
4 3 (0.88%) Apple
4 3 (0.88%) Red Hat
5 2 (0.59%) Adobe
6 1 (0.29%) ATG
6 1 (0.29%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.29%) BT
6 1 (0.29%) Demandware
6 1 (0.29%) Facebook
6 1 (0.29%) hybris
6 1 (0.29%) Twitter