Period
to 26 July 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior Front-End Developer was £76,250 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 348 351 483
Rank change year-on-year +3 +132 +77
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Front-End Developer 400 219 292
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.89% 0.75% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.79% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 210 195 264
10th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £52,875
25th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £61,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £76,250 £72,500 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.17% - +7.41%
75th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £87,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%

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 40,190 27,617 55,113
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.61% 94.02% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 27,965 22,823 45,797
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £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 £102,500 £101,250 £96,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -38 27 £77,500 -1.59% 19
West London -10 19 £72,500 +3.57% 5
South London - 2 £62,500 -
Senior Front-End Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 360 (90.00%) Front End Development
2 331 (82.75%) JavaScript
3 296 (74.00%) React
4 249 (62.25%) CSS
5 246 (61.50%) HTML
6 216 (54.00%) TypeScript
7 187 (46.75%) User Experience
8 135 (33.75%) Agile Software Development
9 125 (31.25%) Node.js
10 123 (30.75%) Git (software)
11 114 (28.50%) HTML5
12 111 (27.75%) Sass
13 97 (24.25%) AngularJS
13 97 (24.25%) CSS3
13 97 (24.25%) Finance
14 95 (23.75%) Social Skills
15 75 (18.75%) ES6
15 75 (18.75%) Redux
16 72 (18.00%) Docker
17 71 (17.75%) Vue.js
18 68 (17.00%) Marketing
19 63 (15.75%) Degree
20 62 (15.50%) AWS
21 59 (14.75%) TDD
22 56 (14.00%) Test Automation
23 55 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
24 54 (13.50%) Fintech
25 52 (13.00%) Unit Testing
25 52 (13.00%) Mentoring
26 51 (12.75%) Visualisation

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 21 (5.25%) CMS
2 16 (4.00%) WordPress
3 15 (3.75%) IBM Domino
4 9 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (2.00%) Headless CMS
6 6 (1.50%) Apache Spark
7 4 (1.00%) Apache
8 2 (0.50%) Drupal
9 1 (0.25%) Confluence
9 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 16 (4.00%) Photoshop
1 16 (4.00%) Sketch
2 10 (2.50%) InVision
3 9 (2.25%) UXPin
4 7 (1.75%) Figma
5 3 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.50%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.25%) Blender
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 62 (15.50%) AWS
2 49 (12.25%) SaaS
3 39 (9.75%) Azure
3 39 (9.75%) npm
4 30 (7.50%) GitHub
5 21 (5.25%) Serverless
6 14 (3.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 14 (3.50%) Asana
7 12 (3.00%) GCP
8 10 (2.50%) Cloud Functions
8 10 (2.50%) Firebase
9 8 (2.00%) Datadog
9 8 (2.00%) Yarn
10 5 (1.25%) Amazon S3
10 5 (1.25%) CloudFront
11 3 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.50%) prismic.io
13 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.25%) Heroku
13 1 (0.25%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.50%) Broadband
1 2 (0.50%) Internet
1 2 (0.50%) Intranet
1 2 (0.50%) SSH
2 1 (0.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (6.50%) MongoDB
2 18 (4.50%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (3.50%) NoSQL
4 10 (2.50%) MySQL
5 6 (1.50%) Kalido
6 5 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (1.25%) Blockchain
6 5 (1.25%) Spatial Data
7 4 (1.00%) Big Data
7 4 (1.00%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.25%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 123 (30.75%) Git (software)
2 42 (10.50%) webpack
3 27 (6.75%) Cypress.io
4 22 (5.50%) Grunt
5 19 (4.75%) JIRA
6 14 (3.50%) CasperJS
6 14 (3.50%) PhantomJS
6 14 (3.50%) TeamCity
7 13 (3.25%) GitLab
7 13 (3.25%) gulp
8 12 (3.00%) Bitbucket
8 12 (3.00%) Mocha
9 11 (2.75%) Jenkins
9 11 (2.75%) Storybook
10 10 (2.50%) PostCSS
10 10 (2.50%) Selenium
11 8 (2.00%) Bower
12 6 (1.50%) git-flow
13 4 (1.00%) Babel
14 3 (0.75%) ESLint
General
1 97 (24.25%) Finance
2 95 (23.75%) Social Skills
3 68 (17.00%) Marketing
4 27 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (5.75%) Banking
6 19 (4.75%) Games
7 18 (4.50%) Public Sector
8 14 (3.50%) Legal
8 14 (3.50%) Manufacturing
8 14 (3.50%) Retail
9 11 (2.75%) Electronics
9 11 (2.75%) Investment Banking
9 11 (2.75%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.75%) Organisational Skills
11 3 (0.75%) Advertising
11 3 (0.75%) Automotive
11 3 (0.75%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 3 (0.75%) Publishing
12 2 (0.50%) Local Government
13 1 (0.25%) Documentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 296 (74.00%) React
2 249 (62.25%) CSS
3 246 (61.50%) HTML
4 125 (31.25%) Node.js
5 114 (28.50%) HTML5
6 111 (27.75%) Sass
7 97 (24.25%) AngularJS
7 97 (24.25%) CSS3
8 75 (18.75%) Redux
9 71 (17.75%) Vue.js
10 50 (12.50%) Next.js
11 49 (12.25%) GraphQL
12 43 (10.75%) REST
13 39 (9.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 36 (9.00%) Jest
14 36 (9.00%) React Native
15 34 (8.50%) RESTful
16 30 (7.50%) Web Services
17 26 (6.50%) GatsbyJS
18 22 (5.50%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 187 (46.75%) User Experience
2 28 (7.00%) Blog
3 25 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
4 22 (5.50%) Mobile App
5 14 (3.50%) Cloud Native
5 14 (3.50%) Virtual Team
6 10 (2.50%) Augmented Reality
6 10 (2.50%) W3C
7 9 (2.25%) Data Structures
7 9 (2.25%) Wiki
8 5 (1.25%) Graphic Design
8 5 (1.25%) Legacy Systems
8 5 (1.25%) Social Gaming
9 4 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (1.00%) NHS
9 4 (1.00%) Social Network
10 3 (0.75%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.75%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.75%) Legacy Code
10 3 (0.75%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 19 (4.75%) Apple iOS
2 14 (3.50%) Android
3 12 (3.00%) Linux
4 1 (0.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 360 (90.00%) Front End Development
2 135 (33.75%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (14.75%) TDD
4 56 (14.00%) Test Automation
5 55 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
6 54 (13.50%) Fintech
7 52 (13.00%) Mentoring
7 52 (13.00%) Unit Testing
8 51 (12.75%) Computer Science
8 51 (12.75%) Software Engineering
8 51 (12.75%) Visualisation
9 49 (12.25%) Web Development
10 42 (10.50%) Data Visualisation
11 36 (9.00%) Scrum
12 35 (8.75%) DevOps
13 33 (8.25%) Microservices
14 31 (7.75%) SDLC
15 30 (7.50%) SEO
16 28 (7.00%) Artificial Intelligence
16 28 (7.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 331 (82.75%) JavaScript
2 216 (54.00%) TypeScript
3 75 (18.75%) ES6
4 36 (9.00%) PHP
5 33 (8.25%) Java
6 25 (6.25%) ES7
7 20 (5.00%) Python
8 18 (4.50%) C#
8 18 (4.50%) Elm
9 15 (3.75%) PureScript
10 14 (3.50%) Kotlin
10 14 (3.50%) Scala
11 10 (2.50%) Java 11
12 7 (1.75%) Apple Swift
13 5 (1.25%) Java 8
14 4 (1.00%) Solidity
15 3 (0.75%) Ruby
15 3 (0.75%) XAML
16 2 (0.50%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 63 (15.75%) Degree
2 22 (5.50%) Master's Degree
3 18 (4.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (2.75%) Numerate Degree
5 10 (2.50%) SANS
6 5 (1.25%) PhD
7 3 (0.75%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (8.00%) Accessibility
2 16 (4.00%) WCAG
3 11 (2.75%) QA
4 2 (0.50%) WAI
System Software
1 72 (18.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 37 (9.25%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (6.50%) Google
2 20 (5.00%) Adobe
3 14 (3.50%) DoubleClick
3 14 (3.50%) Salesforce.com
4 11 (2.75%) SAP
5 8 (2.00%) Samsung
5 8 (2.00%) Sony
6 7 (1.75%) Microsoft
7 6 (1.50%) Alibaba
8 5 (1.25%) Mapbox
9 4 (1.00%) Xamarin
10 3 (0.75%) SGI
11 1 (0.25%) Alias
11 1 (0.25%) Cadence
11 1 (0.25%) Facebook
11 1 (0.25%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.25%) Twitter