Period
to 18 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Front-End Developer was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 535 520 518
Rank change year-on-year -15 -2 +139
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Front-End Developer 309 342 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.43% 0.47% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.49% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 268 292 393
London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £48,000 £43,875 £45,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,375 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +10.00%

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 67,900 69,694 79,974
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.24% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 55,216 56,524 69,373
London median annual salary £60,000 £59,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.69% +7.27% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £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 18 July 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 18 July 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 +33 95 £65,000 - 27
West London +24 19 £70,000 +16.67% 16
East London - 3 £71,250 - 10
North London +1 1 £82,500 +94.12%
Senior Front-End Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 295 (95.47%) Front End Development
2 271 (87.70%) JavaScript
3 217 (70.23%) CSS
4 206 (66.67%) AngularJS
5 193 (62.46%) HTML
6 171 (55.34%) React
7 135 (43.69%) Agile Software Development
8 114 (36.89%) HTML5
9 107 (34.63%) CSS3
10 104 (33.66%) Node.js
11 101 (32.69%) User Experience
12 95 (30.74%) Git (software)
13 81 (26.21%) webpack
14 74 (23.95%) gulp
14 74 (23.95%) Sass
14 74 (23.95%) TDD
15 60 (19.42%) Vue.js
16 58 (18.77%) RESTful
17 57 (18.45%) Redux
18 56 (18.12%) Grunt
19 50 (16.18%) Finance
20 49 (15.86%) Angular 2
21 48 (15.53%) jQuery
22 44 (14.24%) ES6
23 41 (13.27%) Scrum
24 40 (12.94%) Blockchain
25 37 (11.97%) Web Development
25 37 (11.97%) LESS
25 37 (11.97%) Jasmine
26 36 (11.65%) Java

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 12 (3.88%) WordPress
2 11 (3.56%) CMS
3 8 (2.59%) WebSphere
3 8 (2.59%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.29%) Confluence
5 4 (1.29%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.97%) Drupal
6 3 (0.97%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.65%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.65%) Jetty
7 2 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.32%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 9 (2.91%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.65%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.32%) InVision
Business Applications
1 9 (2.91%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 32 (10.36%) GitHub
2 30 (9.71%) npm
3 15 (4.85%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (4.21%) Yarn
5 7 (2.27%) Serverless
6 6 (1.94%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (1.29%) SaaS
8 3 (0.97%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
10 1 (0.32%) Firebase
10 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.32%) Heroku
10 1 (0.32%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.29%) Internet
2 3 (0.97%) HTTP
3 1 (0.32%) SMS
3 1 (0.32%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (12.94%) Blockchain
2 29 (9.39%) NoSQL
3 26 (8.41%) MySQL
4 23 (7.44%) PostgreSQL
5 18 (5.83%) Redis
6 3 (0.97%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.97%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.65%) Big Data
7 2 (0.65%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.32%) Event Store
8 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.32%) Mixpanel
8 1 (0.32%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 95 (30.74%) Git (software)
2 81 (26.21%) webpack
3 74 (23.95%) gulp
4 56 (18.12%) Grunt
5 37 (11.97%) Jasmine
6 34 (11.00%) Karma Test Runner
7 31 (10.03%) Mocha
8 11 (3.56%) Jenkins
9 9 (2.91%) Babel
10 7 (2.27%) PostCSS
11 6 (1.94%) JIRA
11 6 (1.94%) Subversion
12 4 (1.29%) Selenium
13 3 (0.97%) CircleCI
13 3 (0.97%) Protractor
13 3 (0.97%) TeamCity
13 3 (0.97%) Travis CI
14 2 (0.65%) Appium
14 2 (0.65%) Bower
14 2 (0.65%) Sinon.JS
General
1 50 (16.18%) Finance
2 22 (7.12%) Banking
3 19 (6.15%) Games
4 15 (4.85%) Retail
5 12 (3.88%) Marketing
6 8 (2.59%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.27%) Law
8 4 (1.29%) Advertising
8 4 (1.29%) Front Office
8 4 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.97%) Automotive
10 1 (0.32%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.32%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (70.23%) CSS
2 206 (66.67%) AngularJS
3 193 (62.46%) HTML
4 171 (55.34%) React
5 114 (36.89%) HTML5
6 107 (34.63%) CSS3
7 104 (33.66%) Node.js
8 74 (23.95%) Sass
9 60 (19.42%) Vue.js
10 58 (18.77%) RESTful
11 57 (18.45%) Redux
12 49 (15.86%) Angular 2
13 48 (15.53%) jQuery
14 37 (11.97%) LESS
15 36 (11.65%) .NET
16 34 (11.00%) Ember.js
17 25 (8.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 22 (7.12%) Backbone.js
19 20 (6.47%) Ajax
19 20 (6.47%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 101 (32.69%) User Experience
2 34 (11.00%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (5.18%) Fintech
4 14 (4.53%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (4.21%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.59%) iPad
6 8 (2.59%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.94%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.62%) Hedge funds
8 5 (1.62%) Virtual Team
9 4 (1.29%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.97%) Animation
10 3 (0.97%) Music Streaming
10 3 (0.97%) Social Media
10 3 (0.97%) Tandem
10 3 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.65%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.65%) Online Games
11 2 (0.65%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.29%) Android
1 4 (1.29%) Apple iOS
1 4 (1.29%) Linux
2 2 (0.65%) Mac OS X
2 2 (0.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (95.47%) Front End Development
2 135 (43.69%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (23.95%) TDD
4 41 (13.27%) Scrum
5 37 (11.97%) Web Development
6 34 (11.00%) BDD
7 33 (10.68%) MVC
8 32 (10.36%) Test Automation
9 29 (9.39%) Mobile Development
10 27 (8.74%) Continuous Integration
11 26 (8.41%) Unit Testing
12 24 (7.77%) Problem-Solving
13 23 (7.44%) Software Engineering
14 22 (7.12%) Responsive Web Design
15 20 (6.47%) DevOps
16 19 (6.15%) E-Commerce
17 16 (5.18%) OO
17 16 (5.18%) Wireframes
18 15 (4.85%) SEO
19 14 (4.53%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 271 (87.70%) JavaScript
2 44 (14.24%) ES6
3 36 (11.65%) Java
4 32 (10.36%) SQL
5 27 (8.74%) TypeScript
6 21 (6.80%) Python
7 20 (6.47%) PHP
8 14 (4.53%) ES7
9 7 (2.27%) C#
10 5 (1.62%) Java 8
11 4 (1.29%) Ruby
12 3 (0.97%) JSX
12 3 (0.97%) Scala
13 2 (0.65%) Go
14 1 (0.32%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.32%) Elixir
14 1 (0.32%) F#
14 1 (0.32%) Groovy
14 1 (0.32%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (10.36%) Degree
2 6 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.32%) MCSD
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.32%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 14 (4.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.65%) Consul
1 2 (0.65%) Kubernetes
1 2 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.65%) Terraform
2 1 (0.32%) Mesos
2 1 (0.32%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 10 (3.24%) Oracle
2 9 (2.91%) Adobe
3 8 (2.59%) ATG
3 8 (2.59%) Demandware
3 8 (2.59%) hybris
4 5 (1.62%) Apple
4 5 (1.62%) Yahoo!
5 4 (1.29%) Google
6 3 (0.97%) Hummingbird
7 2 (0.65%) Microsoft
7 2 (0.65%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.65%) Twitter
8 1 (0.32%) Capita
8 1 (0.32%) Facebook
8 1 (0.32%) New Relic
8 1 (0.32%) Splunk