Period
to 5 December 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior Front-End Developer was £77,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 5 December 2021.

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
5 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 443 364 406
Rank change year-on-year -79 +42 +91
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Front-End Developer 325 133 374
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.64% 0.60% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.64% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 160 114 335
10th Percentile £57,375 £57,875 £52,500
25th Percentile £65,000 £64,063 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.90% +3.57% -
75th Percentile £90,000 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £122,500 £85,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% -3.85% +4.00%

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 45,885 20,661 51,619
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.21% 93.65% 94.95%
Number of salaries quoted 32,438 17,641 42,487
10th Percentile £40,250 £41,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £102,500 £98,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Senior Front-End Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Senior Front-End Developer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Front-End Developer in London over the 6 months to 5 December 2021.

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 5 December 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 -58 24 £85,000 +25.93% 12
West London -65 16 £77,500 +3.33% 7
South London -18 12 £52,500 -31.15% 4
Senior Front-End Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 2021, Senior Front-End 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 Senior Front-End Developer in the job title.

1 284 (87.38%) Front End Development
2 255 (78.46%) JavaScript
3 242 (74.46%) React
4 195 (60.00%) CSS
5 178 (54.77%) HTML
6 172 (52.92%) TypeScript
7 160 (49.23%) User Experience
8 124 (38.15%) Node.js
9 116 (35.69%) Agile Software Development
10 105 (32.31%) HTML5
11 93 (28.62%) CSS3
11 93 (28.62%) Finance
12 84 (25.85%) Git (software)
13 82 (25.23%) Sass
14 76 (23.38%) Social Skills
15 71 (21.85%) Vue.js
16 70 (21.54%) Redux
17 69 (21.23%) AngularJS
18 67 (20.62%) ES6
19 64 (19.69%) TDD
20 54 (16.62%) Test Automation
21 53 (16.31%) AWS
22 52 (16.00%) Unit Testing
23 50 (15.38%) GraphQL
24 48 (14.77%) Fintech
24 48 (14.77%) npm
25 44 (13.54%) webpack
26 43 (13.23%) Continuous Integration
26 43 (13.23%) Docker
27 42 (12.92%) REST

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 25 (7.69%) CMS
2 9 (2.77%) IBM Domino
3 8 (2.46%) Headless CMS
4 6 (1.85%) WordPress
5 3 (0.92%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.62%) Apache
6 2 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.31%) Confluence
7 1 (0.31%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (6.77%) Sketch
2 18 (5.54%) InVision
3 13 (4.00%) Figma
4 8 (2.46%) Adobe XD
5 6 (1.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (1.85%) Shopify
2 3 (0.92%) Magento
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 53 (16.31%) AWS
2 48 (14.77%) npm
3 24 (7.38%) Azure
4 21 (6.46%) SaaS
5 19 (5.85%) GitHub
6 17 (5.23%) Serverless
7 12 (3.69%) Firebase
8 10 (3.08%) Yarn
9 9 (2.77%) Amazon S3
9 9 (2.77%) GCP
10 8 (2.46%) Cloud Functions
11 7 (2.15%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (1.54%) CloudFront
13 4 (1.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 4 (1.23%) Asana
14 3 (0.92%) PaaS
15 2 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
15 2 (0.62%) Datadog
15 2 (0.62%) prismic.io
16 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.85%) Intranet
2 5 (1.54%) HTTP
3 3 (0.92%) SSH
4 2 (0.62%) Broadband
4 2 (0.62%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.92%) MongoDB
2 14 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (2.46%) Big Data
3 8 (2.46%) Kalido
3 8 (2.46%) NoSQL
4 7 (2.15%) MySQL
5 5 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (1.54%) Spatial Data
6 1 (0.31%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 84 (25.85%) Git (software)
2 44 (13.54%) webpack
3 31 (9.54%) Cypress.io
4 16 (4.92%) Grunt
5 13 (4.00%) GitLab
5 13 (4.00%) Selenium
6 12 (3.69%) PostCSS
7 10 (3.08%) Jenkins
8 8 (2.46%) JIRA
9 7 (2.15%) Babel
9 7 (2.15%) Bitbucket
10 6 (1.85%) Jasmine
11 5 (1.54%) ESLint
11 5 (1.54%) git-flow
11 5 (1.54%) Lerna
11 5 (1.54%) Mocha
11 5 (1.54%) Storybook
12 3 (0.92%) gulp
13 2 (0.62%) Pa11y
13 2 (0.62%) TeamCity
General
1 93 (28.62%) Finance
2 76 (23.38%) Social Skills
3 41 (12.62%) Marketing
4 21 (6.46%) Retail
5 18 (5.54%) Games
6 17 (5.23%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (4.00%) Banking
8 12 (3.69%) Investment Banking
9 10 (3.08%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 9 (2.77%) Legal
10 9 (2.77%) Public Sector
11 5 (1.54%) Electronics
11 5 (1.54%) Manufacturing
11 5 (1.54%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.62%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.62%) Music Industry
13 1 (0.31%) Advertising
13 1 (0.31%) Front Office
13 1 (0.31%) Law
13 1 (0.31%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (74.46%) React
2 195 (60.00%) CSS
3 178 (54.77%) HTML
4 124 (38.15%) Node.js
5 105 (32.31%) HTML5
6 93 (28.62%) CSS3
7 82 (25.23%) Sass
8 71 (21.85%) Vue.js
9 70 (21.54%) Redux
10 69 (21.23%) AngularJS
11 50 (15.38%) GraphQL
12 42 (12.92%) REST
13 39 (12.00%) Next.js
14 36 (11.08%) Jest
15 30 (9.23%) React Native
16 29 (8.92%) RESTful
17 27 (8.31%) RxJS
18 23 (7.08%) LESS
18 23 (7.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 21 (6.46%) GatsbyJS
Miscellaneous
1 160 (49.23%) User Experience
2 17 (5.23%) Mobile App
3 14 (4.31%) Cloud Native
4 11 (3.38%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (3.08%) Augmented Reality
6 8 (2.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 8 (2.46%) Virtual Team
7 6 (1.85%) Contract for Difference
7 6 (1.85%) Equities
7 6 (1.85%) Legacy Code
7 6 (1.85%) Public Cloud
7 6 (1.85%) Spread Betting
7 6 (1.85%) W3C
8 5 (1.54%) Fixed Income
8 5 (1.54%) Graphic Design
8 5 (1.54%) Over-the-Top Content
8 5 (1.54%) Social Gaming
9 4 (1.23%) Blog
9 4 (1.23%) Social Media
10 3 (0.92%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.15%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.62%) Android
2 2 (0.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (87.38%) Front End Development
2 116 (35.69%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (19.69%) TDD
4 54 (16.62%) Test Automation
5 52 (16.00%) Unit Testing
6 48 (14.77%) Fintech
7 43 (13.23%) Continuous Integration
8 42 (12.92%) Web Development
9 41 (12.62%) Mentoring
9 41 (12.62%) Software Engineering
10 40 (12.31%) SDLC
11 38 (11.69%) Computer Science
12 35 (10.77%) Problem-Solving
13 34 (10.46%) Continuous Delivery
14 33 (10.15%) Visualisation
15 31 (9.54%) Analytics
16 30 (9.23%) Microservices
17 28 (8.62%) Artificial Intelligence
17 28 (8.62%) Clean Code
18 24 (7.38%) Full Stack Development
Programming Languages
1 255 (78.46%) JavaScript
2 172 (52.92%) TypeScript
3 67 (20.62%) ES6
4 25 (7.69%) ES7
4 25 (7.69%) Java
5 18 (5.54%) Kotlin
5 18 (5.54%) PHP
6 15 (4.62%) Scala
7 13 (4.00%) C#
7 13 (4.00%) Python
8 12 (3.69%) Java 11
9 11 (3.38%) Elm
10 9 (2.77%) PureScript
11 7 (2.15%) Ruby
12 6 (1.85%) Apple Swift
12 6 (1.85%) PHP 7
13 4 (1.23%) ES8
14 3 (0.92%) C
15 1 (0.31%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (9.85%) Degree
2 12 (3.69%) Computer Science Degree
2 12 (3.69%) SANS
3 7 (2.15%) Numerate Degree
3 7 (2.15%) PhD
4 3 (0.92%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.85%) Accessibility
2 17 (5.23%) QA
3 15 (4.62%) WCAG
System Software
1 43 (13.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 32 (9.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 32 (9.85%) Google
2 13 (4.00%) Adobe
3 9 (2.77%) Facebook
3 9 (2.77%) Microsoft
3 9 (2.77%) Twitter
4 8 (2.46%) Alibaba
4 8 (2.46%) Samsung
5 7 (2.15%) Zend
6 5 (1.54%) Mapbox
6 5 (1.54%) SAP
7 4 (1.23%) Instagram
7 4 (1.23%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.92%) SGI
9 2 (0.62%) Apple
10 1 (0.31%) Alias
10 1 (0.31%) Sony
10 1 (0.31%) Spotify