Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £38,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 145 141
Rank change year-on-year +59 -4 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 287 151 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.61% 2.05% 1.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.71% 2.10% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 261 122 118
Manchester median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% +4.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £47,500
North West median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. 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
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7744 7174 7198
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.36% 97.42% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6439 6158 5993
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Manchester

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Manchester.

Salary trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Manchester

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Manchester

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Bury +1 5 £26,000 -18.75%
Stockport -7 5 £35,000 +11.11% 1
Cheadle - 4 £42,500 -
Altrincham -13 2 £32,500 -13.33% 2
Oldham - 2 £18,500 -
Wigan - 1 £40,000 - 1
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
North West

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 Manchester region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 272 (94.77%) HTML
2 270 (94.08%) JavaScript
3 268 (93.38%) CSS
4 266 (92.68%) Front End Development
5 171 (59.58%) HTML5
6 153 (53.31%) jQuery
7 149 (51.92%) AngularJS
8 135 (47.04%) CSS3
9 107 (37.28%) Sass
10 104 (36.24%) React
11 97 (33.80%) Web Development
12 94 (32.75%) PHP
13 89 (31.01%) Git (software)
14 87 (30.31%) Agile Software Development
15 78 (27.18%) Node.js
16 69 (24.04%) E-Commerce
17 52 (18.12%) OO
18 51 (17.77%) User Experience
19 48 (16.72%) Responsive Web Design
20 47 (16.38%) .NET
21 46 (16.03%) Angular 2
22 43 (14.98%) JSON
22 43 (14.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 41 (14.29%) MVC
24 39 (13.59%) Continuous Integration
25 38 (13.24%) Finance
26 37 (12.89%) C#
26 37 (12.89%) gulp
27 36 (12.54%) LESS
28 35 (12.20%) SEO

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 26 (9.06%) WordPress
2 24 (8.36%) CMS
3 23 (8.01%) IIS
4 10 (3.48%) EPiServer
5 6 (2.09%) Apache
5 6 (2.09%) ExpressionEngine
6 3 (1.05%) nginx
6 3 (1.05%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.70%) Confluence
7 2 (0.70%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 29 (10.10%) Photoshop
2 23 (8.01%) FileZilla
3 9 (3.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (1.39%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.05%) GIMP
6 1 (0.35%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 17 (5.92%) Magento
2 16 (5.57%) Payment Gateway
3 12 (4.18%) Shopify
4 5 (1.74%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.18%) npm
2 10 (3.48%) Sage Pay
3 8 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.05%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (1.05%) Serverless
5 2 (0.70%) GitHub
6 1 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.35%) Office 365
6 1 (0.35%) Route 53
6 1 (0.35%) SaaS
6 1 (0.35%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.01%) FTP
1 23 (8.01%) SMTP
2 18 (6.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.92%) MySQL
2 16 (5.57%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.74%) Big Data
4 4 (1.39%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.05%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.05%) Redis
6 1 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.35%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 89 (31.01%) Git (software)
2 37 (12.89%) gulp
3 34 (11.85%) Grunt
4 19 (6.62%) Subversion
5 13 (4.53%) Visual Studio
6 12 (4.18%) Jasmine
6 12 (4.18%) webpack
7 9 (3.14%) Karma Test Runner
8 8 (2.79%) Babel
9 6 (2.09%) JIRA
9 6 (2.09%) Xcode
10 5 (1.74%) PostCSS
10 5 (1.74%) QUnit
11 2 (0.70%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.70%) Broccoli
11 2 (0.70%) git-flow
11 2 (0.70%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.70%) NuGet
11 2 (0.70%) Selenium
11 2 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 38 (13.24%) Finance
2 33 (11.50%) Marketing
3 30 (10.45%) Retail
4 24 (8.36%) Electronics
5 21 (7.32%) Multimedia
6 20 (6.97%) Advertising
7 19 (6.62%) Manufacturing
7 19 (6.62%) Telecoms
8 10 (3.48%) Games
9 8 (2.79%) Law
10 3 (1.05%) Automotive
11 2 (0.70%) Legal
11 2 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.35%) Interactive Media
12 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 272 (94.77%) HTML
2 268 (93.38%) CSS
3 171 (59.58%) HTML5
4 153 (53.31%) jQuery
5 149 (51.92%) AngularJS
6 135 (47.04%) CSS3
7 107 (37.28%) Sass
8 104 (36.24%) React
9 78 (27.18%) Node.js
10 47 (16.38%) .NET
11 46 (16.03%) Angular 2
12 43 (14.98%) JSON
12 43 (14.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 36 (12.54%) LESS
14 35 (12.20%) Ajax
15 33 (11.50%) Backbone.js
16 29 (10.10%) ASP.NET Web API
17 27 (9.41%) Web Services
18 26 (9.06%) ASP.NET
19 24 (8.36%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 51 (17.77%) User Experience
2 23 (8.01%) Mobile App
3 20 (6.97%) e-Learning
4 14 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
5 13 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (3.48%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.79%) Graphic Design
8 7 (2.44%) iPad
8 7 (2.44%) RIA
9 6 (2.09%) Digital Signage
10 5 (1.74%) Web 2.0
11 4 (1.39%) Animation
11 4 (1.39%) Fintech
11 4 (1.39%) W3C
12 3 (1.05%) Data Structures
12 3 (1.05%) Digital Media
12 3 (1.05%) Xbox
13 2 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
14 1 (0.35%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.44%) Android
1 7 (2.44%) Apple iOS
2 4 (1.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (92.68%) Front End Development
2 97 (33.80%) Web Development
3 87 (30.31%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (24.04%) E-Commerce
5 52 (18.12%) OO
6 48 (16.72%) Responsive Web Design
7 41 (14.29%) MVC
8 39 (13.59%) Continuous Integration
9 35 (12.20%) SEO
10 29 (10.10%) Software Engineering
11 25 (8.71%) Scrum
11 25 (8.71%) TDD
11 25 (8.71%) Unit Testing
12 22 (7.67%) OOD
13 21 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
14 19 (6.62%) Digital Marketing
14 19 (6.62%) Programme Management
15 15 (5.23%) Collaborative Working
16 14 (4.88%) OOP
17 13 (4.53%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 270 (94.08%) JavaScript
2 94 (32.75%) PHP
3 37 (12.89%) C#
4 28 (9.76%) SQL
5 23 (8.01%) T-SQL
5 23 (8.01%) TypeScript
5 23 (8.01%) VBScript
6 20 (6.97%) ES6
7 19 (6.62%) Java
8 9 (3.14%) XPath
9 7 (2.44%) Ruby
10 4 (1.39%) Perl
11 3 (1.05%) PHP 5
12 1 (0.35%) C
12 1 (0.35%) C++
12 1 (0.35%) ECMAScript
12 1 (0.35%) PHP 7
12 1 (0.35%) Python
12 1 (0.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (7.67%) Degree
2 7 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.83%) QA
2 2 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.05%) Varnish
2 2 (0.70%) Docker
Vendors
1 25 (8.71%) SAP
2 23 (8.01%) PayPal
3 14 (4.88%) Adobe
4 10 (3.48%) CyberSource
4 10 (3.48%) Microsoft
5 5 (1.74%) hybris
5 5 (1.74%) Zend
6 4 (1.39%) WooCommerce
7 3 (1.05%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.70%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.70%) Capita
8 2 (0.70%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.35%) Apple
9 1 (0.35%) Facebook
9 1 (0.35%) Google
9 1 (0.35%) Samsung
9 1 (0.35%) Sencha
9 1 (0.35%) Telerik
9 1 (0.35%) Twitter