Period
to 20 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Front-End Developer was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 499 516 479
Rank change year-on-year +17 -37 +129
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Front-End Developer 342 346 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.51% 0.47% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 0.49% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 290 295 397
London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £49,875 £43,750 £44,500
90th Percentile £95,500 £81,250 £74,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

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 64,314 70,216 73,857
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.28% 94.63% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 52,552 54,919 63,981
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,250 £33,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -20 84 £65,000 - 13
West London +44 17 £70,000 +40.00% 11
East London - 4 £71,250 - 2
Senior Front-End Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 327 (95.61%) Front End Development
2 313 (91.52%) JavaScript
3 241 (70.47%) CSS
4 203 (59.36%) AngularJS
5 201 (58.77%) HTML
6 191 (55.85%) React
7 144 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
8 116 (33.92%) HTML5
9 110 (32.16%) CSS3
10 102 (29.82%) Git (software)
11 96 (28.07%) User Experience
12 95 (27.78%) TDD
13 91 (26.61%) webpack
14 84 (24.56%) Sass
15 83 (24.27%) Vue.js
16 79 (23.10%) Node.js
17 75 (21.93%) gulp
18 72 (21.05%) Redux
19 66 (19.30%) ES6
20 60 (17.54%) RESTful
21 56 (16.37%) Grunt
22 52 (15.20%) Finance
23 49 (14.33%) Angular 2
24 44 (12.87%) Software Engineering
25 40 (11.70%) LESS
26 39 (11.40%) BDD
26 39 (11.40%) npm
27 37 (10.82%) jQuery
28 36 (10.53%) Fintech
29 34 (9.94%) Backbone.js

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 9 (2.63%) CMS
1 9 (2.63%) WordPress
2 8 (2.34%) Confluence
3 6 (1.75%) EPiServer
3 6 (1.75%) Umbraco
4 5 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.17%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.17%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (0.58%) Drupal
7 1 (0.29%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (1.75%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.17%) InVision
3 3 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.58%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (1.17%) Magento
2 2 (0.58%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 39 (11.40%) npm
2 22 (6.43%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (6.43%) GitHub
3 21 (6.14%) Yarn
4 17 (4.97%) Serverless
5 11 (3.22%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (2.05%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (1.75%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (1.17%) Heroku
9 2 (0.58%) SaaS
10 1 (0.29%) Firebase
10 1 (0.29%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.88%) HTTP
1 3 (0.88%) Internet
2 1 (0.29%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.56%) NoSQL
2 18 (5.26%) MySQL
3 17 (4.97%) Blockchain
4 8 (2.34%) MongoDB
4 8 (2.34%) Redis
5 7 (2.05%) Big Data
6 6 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.88%) Power BI
7 3 (0.88%) QlikView
7 3 (0.88%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.88%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.29%) Event Store
8 1 (0.29%) Mixpanel
8 1 (0.29%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 102 (29.82%) Git (software)
2 91 (26.61%) webpack
3 75 (21.93%) gulp
4 56 (16.37%) Grunt
5 29 (8.48%) Mocha
6 27 (7.89%) Jasmine
7 23 (6.73%) Karma Test Runner
8 15 (4.39%) JIRA
9 13 (3.80%) Jenkins
10 8 (2.34%) Babel
11 6 (1.75%) PostCSS
11 6 (1.75%) Travis CI
12 5 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (1.46%) TeamCity
13 4 (1.17%) Visual Studio
14 3 (0.88%) CircleCI
14 3 (0.88%) JSUnit
15 2 (0.58%) Protractor
15 2 (0.58%) Sublime Text
15 2 (0.58%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 52 (15.20%) Finance
2 31 (9.06%) Games
3 25 (7.31%) Banking
4 14 (4.09%) Retail
5 13 (3.80%) Automotive
6 8 (2.34%) Marketing
7 6 (1.75%) Law
8 5 (1.46%) Legal
9 4 (1.17%) Multimedia
9 4 (1.17%) Publishing
10 3 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.58%) Advertising
11 2 (0.58%) Front Office
11 2 (0.58%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.29%) Military
12 1 (0.29%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 241 (70.47%) CSS
2 203 (59.36%) AngularJS
3 201 (58.77%) HTML
4 191 (55.85%) React
5 116 (33.92%) HTML5
6 110 (32.16%) CSS3
7 84 (24.56%) Sass
8 83 (24.27%) Vue.js
9 79 (23.10%) Node.js
10 72 (21.05%) Redux
11 60 (17.54%) RESTful
12 49 (14.33%) Angular 2
13 40 (11.70%) LESS
14 37 (10.82%) jQuery
15 34 (9.94%) Backbone.js
16 28 (8.19%) JSON
17 27 (7.89%) Ember.js
18 23 (6.73%) Chai
19 21 (6.14%) .NET
20 19 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 96 (28.07%) User Experience
2 36 (10.53%) Fintech
3 20 (5.85%) Greenfield Project
4 17 (4.97%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (2.34%) Computer Science
6 6 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.46%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.17%) Hedge funds
8 4 (1.17%) iPad
9 3 (0.88%) Animation
9 3 (0.88%) Online Gambling
9 3 (0.88%) Social Network
9 3 (0.88%) W3C
10 2 (0.58%) Blog
10 2 (0.58%) Graphic Design
10 2 (0.58%) Music Streaming
10 2 (0.58%) Online Banking
10 2 (0.58%) Online Games
10 2 (0.58%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.75%) Android
1 6 (1.75%) Apple iOS
1 6 (1.75%) Mac OS X
1 6 (1.75%) Windows
2 4 (1.17%) Linux
3 1 (0.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 327 (95.61%) Front End Development
2 144 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (27.78%) TDD
4 44 (12.87%) Software Engineering
5 39 (11.40%) BDD
6 34 (9.94%) Web Development
7 33 (9.65%) Problem-Solving
8 32 (9.36%) Scrum
9 31 (9.06%) Unit Testing
10 29 (8.48%) Responsive Web Design
11 25 (7.31%) MVC
12 23 (6.73%) E-Commerce
12 23 (6.73%) Test Automation
13 21 (6.14%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (5.56%) Collaborative Working
15 18 (5.26%) DevOps
16 17 (4.97%) Mobile Development
16 17 (4.97%) Time Management
17 15 (4.39%) Visualisation
18 13 (3.80%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 313 (91.52%) JavaScript
2 66 (19.30%) ES6
3 31 (9.06%) Java
4 22 (6.43%) TypeScript
5 21 (6.14%) SQL
6 14 (4.09%) Python
7 13 (3.80%) ES7
7 13 (3.80%) PHP
8 10 (2.92%) C#
9 5 (1.46%) Java 8
9 5 (1.46%) Solidity
10 3 (0.88%) Ruby
11 2 (0.58%) Apple Swift
11 2 (0.58%) C
11 2 (0.58%) F#
11 2 (0.58%) JSX
11 2 (0.58%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.29%) Clojure
12 1 (0.29%) Go
12 1 (0.29%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (6.43%) Degree
2 2 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.29%) MCSD
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.29%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.22%) QA
2 3 (0.88%) WCAG
System Software
1 14 (4.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.46%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.88%) Terraform
3 2 (0.58%) Consul
4 1 (0.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (3.22%) Adobe
2 8 (2.34%) Oracle
3 5 (1.46%) Google
4 4 (1.17%) ATG
4 4 (1.17%) Demandware
4 4 (1.17%) hybris
5 3 (0.88%) Tableau
6 2 (0.58%) Hummingbird
6 2 (0.58%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.58%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 2 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.29%) Sitecore