Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Front-End Developer was £65,000 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.

Senior Front-End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England > London
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 497 507 573
Rank change year-on-year +10 +66 +70
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Front-End Developer 334 332 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.48% 0.47% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.49% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 307 306 332
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +13.64% -
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +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 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%

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 19 January 2018.

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 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
Central London +37 89 £65,000 - 17
South London +12 17 £47,500 -
West London -7 11 £50,000 - 13
North London - 1 - -
Senior Front-End Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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.

1 322 (96.41%) Front End Development
2 291 (87.13%) JavaScript
3 271 (81.14%) CSS
4 257 (76.95%) HTML
5 218 (65.27%) AngularJS
6 191 (57.19%) Agile Software Development
7 188 (56.29%) HTML5
8 162 (48.50%) CSS3
9 155 (46.41%) React
10 118 (35.33%) Sass
11 96 (28.74%) Node.js
12 88 (26.35%) TDD
13 77 (23.05%) User Experience
14 66 (19.76%) ES6
15 61 (18.26%) jQuery
16 60 (17.96%) Git (software)
17 59 (17.66%) webpack
18 58 (17.37%) Finance
19 57 (17.07%) gulp
20 56 (16.77%) Greenfield Project
21 55 (16.47%) Web Development
22 54 (16.17%) OO
22 54 (16.17%) Redux
23 53 (15.87%) Angular 2
23 53 (15.87%) BDD
24 48 (14.37%) Jasmine
25 44 (13.17%) LESS
26 43 (12.87%) Vue (Vue.js)
27 42 (12.57%) Responsive Web Design
28 41 (12.28%) Grunt

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 11 (3.29%) Apache
1 11 (3.29%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (2.10%) IIS
3 5 (1.50%) CMS
4 4 (1.20%) nginx
4 4 (1.20%) WordPress
5 3 (0.90%) Apache Solr
5 3 (0.90%) Drupal
5 3 (0.90%) Joomla!
6 2 (0.60%) Confluence
7 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (4.49%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.80%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.30%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (0.90%) Magento
2 1 (0.30%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 26 (7.78%) npm
2 25 (7.49%) GitHub
3 19 (5.69%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (5.39%) SaaS
5 8 (2.40%) Amazon SQS
5 8 (2.40%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (1.50%) Slack
7 4 (1.20%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.90%) Yarn
9 2 (0.60%) Serverless
9 2 (0.60%) Trello
10 1 (0.30%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.30%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.69%) HTTP
2 1 (0.30%) Internet
2 1 (0.30%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.29%) MySQL
2 15 (4.49%) SQL Server
3 13 (3.89%) MongoDB
4 12 (3.59%) Redis
5 11 (3.29%) NoSQL
6 8 (2.40%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (2.10%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.20%) Blockchain
9 2 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.60%) Cosmos DB
10 1 (0.30%) Big Data
10 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.30%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 60 (17.96%) Git (software)
2 59 (17.66%) webpack
3 57 (17.07%) gulp
4 48 (14.37%) Jasmine
5 41 (12.28%) Grunt
6 29 (8.68%) Karma Test Runner
7 23 (6.89%) Mocha
8 18 (5.39%) Bower
9 17 (5.09%) Babel
10 14 (4.19%) Sinon.JS
11 13 (3.89%) TeamCity
12 11 (3.29%) Protractor
13 10 (2.99%) Subversion
14 8 (2.40%) JIRA
14 8 (2.40%) PostCSS
15 7 (2.10%) Jenkins
15 7 (2.10%) Selenium
16 5 (1.50%) Octopus Deploy
16 5 (1.50%) QUnit
17 3 (0.90%) Vagrant
General
1 58 (17.37%) Finance
2 22 (6.59%) Advertising
3 21 (6.29%) Banking
3 21 (6.29%) Marketing
4 20 (5.99%) Games
5 16 (4.79%) Retail
6 8 (2.40%) Front Office
7 7 (2.10%) Law
7 7 (2.10%) Legal
8 6 (1.80%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.80%) Publishing
9 4 (1.20%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.60%) Automotive
10 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.60%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.30%) Electronics
11 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.30%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 271 (81.14%) CSS
2 257 (76.95%) HTML
3 218 (65.27%) AngularJS
4 188 (56.29%) HTML5
5 162 (48.50%) CSS3
6 155 (46.41%) React
7 118 (35.33%) Sass
8 96 (28.74%) Node.js
9 61 (18.26%) jQuery
10 54 (16.17%) Redux
11 53 (15.87%) Angular 2
12 44 (13.17%) LESS
13 43 (12.87%) Vue (Vue.js)
14 40 (11.98%) Backbone.js
15 36 (10.78%) RESTful
16 25 (7.49%) React Native
17 22 (6.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 21 (6.29%) Ember.js
19 18 (5.39%) RequireJS
20 17 (5.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 77 (23.05%) User Experience
2 56 (16.77%) Greenfield Project
3 36 (10.78%) Fintech
4 24 (7.19%) Computer Science
5 15 (4.49%) Mobile App
6 12 (3.59%) PlayStation
6 12 (3.59%) Xbox
7 10 (2.99%) W3C
8 6 (1.80%) Digital Media
8 6 (1.80%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.50%) Social Media
9 5 (1.50%) Tandem
10 4 (1.20%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.90%) Online Gambling
11 3 (0.90%) Video\Live Streaming
12 2 (0.60%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.60%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (0.60%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.60%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.60%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.79%) Linux
2 11 (3.29%) Windows
3 3 (0.90%) Android
3 3 (0.90%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.60%) CentOS
4 2 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.30%) Solaris
5 1 (0.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (96.41%) Front End Development
2 191 (57.19%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (26.35%) TDD
4 55 (16.47%) Web Development
5 54 (16.17%) OO
6 53 (15.87%) BDD
7 42 (12.57%) Responsive Web Design
8 40 (11.98%) Scrum
9 37 (11.08%) MVC
10 29 (8.68%) Unit Testing
11 28 (8.38%) Open Source
12 25 (7.49%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (7.49%) Test Automation
13 22 (6.59%) OOD
14 21 (6.29%) Microservices
14 21 (6.29%) OOP
15 19 (5.69%) Analytics
15 19 (5.69%) E-Commerce
15 19 (5.69%) SOLID
16 15 (4.49%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 291 (87.13%) JavaScript
2 66 (19.76%) ES6
3 40 (11.98%) TypeScript
4 34 (10.18%) PHP
5 33 (9.88%) Java
6 18 (5.39%) C#
7 15 (4.49%) SQL
8 6 (1.80%) Ruby
9 4 (1.20%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.90%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.90%) ES7
10 3 (0.90%) PHP 5
10 3 (0.90%) PHP 7
10 3 (0.90%) Python
11 2 (0.60%) Go
11 2 (0.60%) GraphQL
11 2 (0.60%) Groovy
12 1 (0.30%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.30%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 37 (11.08%) Degree
2 9 (2.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.20%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (1.20%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.20%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.30%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.40%) QA
2 7 (2.10%) WCAG
System Software
1 18 (5.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (2.40%) Terraform
2 4 (1.20%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.90%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.30%) cPanel
4 1 (0.30%) Plesk
Vendors
1 14 (4.19%) Google
2 4 (1.20%) Adobe
3 3 (0.90%) Sony
4 2 (0.60%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.30%) Apple
5 1 (0.30%) ATG
5 1 (0.30%) BT
5 1 (0.30%) Demandware
5 1 (0.30%) Facebook
5 1 (0.30%) hybris
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle