Period
to 27 April 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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 525 515 572
Rank change year-on-year -10 +57 +122
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Front-End Developer 307 312 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.44% 0.46% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.48% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 276 287 333
London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.04% +4.55%
10th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +15.79%

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 66,890 65,382 80,740
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.76% 96.00% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 55,266 55,243 69,761
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,700 £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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +19 78 £65,000 -13.33% 19
West London +14 13 £75,000 +50.00% 12
North London -1 2 £82,500 +94.12%
South London -7 1 £47,500 -24.00%
Senior Front-End Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 2018, 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.

1 290 (94.46%) Front End Development
2 264 (85.99%) JavaScript
3 227 (73.94%) CSS
4 212 (69.06%) HTML
5 207 (67.43%) AngularJS
6 164 (53.42%) Agile Software Development
7 161 (52.44%) React
8 147 (47.88%) HTML5
9 135 (43.97%) CSS3
10 109 (35.50%) Node.js
11 98 (31.92%) Sass
12 84 (27.36%) User Experience
13 83 (27.04%) Git (software)
14 65 (21.17%) jQuery
14 65 (21.17%) TDD
15 62 (20.20%) webpack
16 60 (19.54%) Redux
17 58 (18.89%) gulp
18 53 (17.26%) Finance
19 51 (16.61%) Jasmine
20 50 (16.29%) Angular 2
21 49 (15.96%) ES6
22 48 (15.64%) Greenfield Project
23 47 (15.31%) Grunt
24 46 (14.98%) RESTful
25 44 (14.33%) OO
26 42 (13.68%) Scrum
27 41 (13.36%) Ember.js
28 40 (13.03%) Vue (Vue.js)
29 38 (12.38%) LESS

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 10 (3.26%) CMS
1 10 (3.26%) WordPress
2 5 (1.63%) WebSphere
2 5 (1.63%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (1.30%) Umbraco
4 3 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.98%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.65%) EPiServer
5 2 (0.65%) Jetty
5 2 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.33%) Apache
6 1 (0.33%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (3.26%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.30%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.33%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 6 (1.95%) Magento
2 1 (0.33%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 35 (11.40%) GitHub
2 21 (6.84%) npm
3 9 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.63%) SaaS
5 4 (1.30%) Serverless
6 3 (0.98%) Slack
6 3 (0.98%) Yarn
7 2 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (0.65%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.65%) Trello
8 1 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.33%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.26%) HTTP
2 2 (0.65%) Internet
3 1 (0.33%) Skype
3 1 (0.33%) SMS
3 1 (0.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (10.10%) Blockchain
2 29 (9.45%) NoSQL
3 26 (8.47%) MySQL
4 23 (7.49%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (6.84%) Redis
6 5 (1.63%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.30%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.65%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (0.65%) Cosmos DB
9 1 (0.33%) Big Data
9 1 (0.33%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.33%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 83 (27.04%) Git (software)
2 62 (20.20%) webpack
3 58 (18.89%) gulp
4 51 (16.61%) Jasmine
5 47 (15.31%) Grunt
6 36 (11.73%) Karma Test Runner
7 24 (7.82%) Mocha
8 13 (4.23%) Babel
9 12 (3.91%) TeamCity
10 9 (2.93%) Subversion
11 8 (2.61%) Protractor
12 7 (2.28%) Bower
12 7 (2.28%) Jenkins
12 7 (2.28%) Selenium
13 6 (1.95%) JIRA
14 4 (1.30%) PostCSS
14 4 (1.30%) Sinon.JS
15 3 (0.98%) Octopus Deploy
15 3 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
16 2 (0.65%) MSTest
General
1 53 (17.26%) Finance
2 19 (6.19%) Banking
3 15 (4.89%) Marketing
4 14 (4.56%) Advertising
5 13 (4.23%) Games
6 12 (3.91%) Retail
7 10 (3.26%) Telecoms
8 8 (2.61%) Law
9 6 (1.95%) Legal
10 5 (1.63%) Front Office
11 2 (0.65%) Automotive
11 2 (0.65%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.65%) Publishing
12 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.33%) Electronics
12 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (73.94%) CSS
2 212 (69.06%) HTML
3 207 (67.43%) AngularJS
4 161 (52.44%) React
5 147 (47.88%) HTML5
6 135 (43.97%) CSS3
7 109 (35.50%) Node.js
8 98 (31.92%) Sass
9 65 (21.17%) jQuery
10 60 (19.54%) Redux
11 50 (16.29%) Angular 2
12 46 (14.98%) RESTful
13 41 (13.36%) Ember.js
14 40 (13.03%) Vue (Vue.js)
15 38 (12.38%) LESS
16 36 (11.73%) Backbone.js
17 31 (10.10%) .NET
18 26 (8.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 24 (7.82%) React Native
20 18 (5.86%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 84 (27.36%) User Experience
2 48 (15.64%) Greenfield Project
3 29 (9.45%) Fintech
4 21 (6.84%) Computer Science
5 15 (4.89%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (4.23%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.28%) W3C
8 6 (1.95%) Algorithms
9 5 (1.63%) iPad
9 5 (1.63%) PlayStation
9 5 (1.63%) Social Media
9 5 (1.63%) Xbox
10 4 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (1.30%) Client/Server
10 4 (1.30%) Digital Media
10 4 (1.30%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.65%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.65%) Online Gambling
12 2 (0.65%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.30%) Linux
2 3 (0.98%) Android
2 3 (0.98%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.65%) Mac OS X
3 2 (0.65%) Windows
4 1 (0.33%) Solaris
4 1 (0.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (94.46%) Front End Development
2 164 (53.42%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (21.17%) TDD
4 44 (14.33%) OO
5 42 (13.68%) Scrum
6 38 (12.38%) BDD
7 37 (12.05%) Web Development
8 35 (11.40%) Test Automation
9 33 (10.75%) MVC
10 31 (10.10%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (9.77%) Unit Testing
12 29 (9.45%) Responsive Web Design
13 20 (6.51%) DevOps
13 20 (6.51%) Mobile Development
14 18 (5.86%) Analytics
15 16 (5.21%) OOP
16 15 (4.89%) OOD
17 14 (4.56%) E-Commerce
17 14 (4.56%) Migration
17 14 (4.56%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 264 (85.99%) JavaScript
2 49 (15.96%) ES6
3 37 (12.05%) Java
4 36 (11.73%) TypeScript
5 33 (10.75%) SQL
6 27 (8.79%) PHP
7 15 (4.89%) Python
8 11 (3.58%) C#
9 4 (1.30%) Java 8
10 3 (0.98%) Bash Shell
10 3 (0.98%) Groovy
10 3 (0.98%) Ruby
11 2 (0.65%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.65%) Scala
12 1 (0.33%) Apple Swift
12 1 (0.33%) Elixir
12 1 (0.33%) ES7
12 1 (0.33%) Go
12 1 (0.33%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (11.07%) Degree
2 10 (3.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (0.98%) SC Cleared
3 3 (0.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.95%) WCAG
2 3 (0.98%) QA
System Software
1 13 (4.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.30%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.33%) cPanel
3 1 (0.33%) Mesos
3 1 (0.33%) Plesk
3 1 (0.33%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 7 (2.28%) Adobe
1 7 (2.28%) Oracle
2 5 (1.63%) Apple
2 5 (1.63%) ATG
2 5 (1.63%) Demandware
2 5 (1.63%) Google
2 5 (1.63%) hybris
2 5 (1.63%) Yahoo!
3 2 (0.65%) Facebook
3 2 (0.65%) Sitecore
3 2 (0.65%) Twitter
4 1 (0.33%) Capita
4 1 (0.33%) Hummingbird
4 1 (0.33%) New Relic
4 1 (0.33%) Splunk