Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 24 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)
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 156 167
Rank change year-on-year +48 +11 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 389 241 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.94% 1.93% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.04% 1.99% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 332 213 187
North West median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £26,325 £25,650 £26,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £49,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +8.97%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12809 12111 12607
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.67% 96.99% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 10245 10184 10464
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the North West

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the North West

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the North West over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the North West

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 24 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
Manchester +64 285 £37,500 - 20
Cheshire -22 44 £36,750 +2.08% 6
Lancashire +11 38 £40,000 +29.03% 2
Merseyside +12 20 £36,000 +10.77% 6
Cumbria - 1 £25,000 -
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 368 (94.60%) HTML
2 367 (94.34%) JavaScript
3 365 (93.83%) CSS
4 364 (93.57%) Front End Development
5 222 (57.07%) jQuery
6 212 (54.50%) HTML5
7 194 (49.87%) AngularJS
8 165 (42.42%) CSS3
9 140 (35.99%) Sass
10 135 (34.70%) React
11 118 (30.33%) Web Development
12 116 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
13 112 (28.79%) PHP
14 109 (28.02%) Git (software)
15 105 (26.99%) Node.js
16 103 (26.48%) User Experience
17 82 (21.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 74 (19.02%) E-Commerce
19 66 (16.97%) Responsive Web Design
20 61 (15.68%) Angular 2
21 60 (15.42%) Marketing
22 56 (14.40%) Finance
22 56 (14.40%) OO
23 55 (14.14%) LESS
24 54 (13.88%) .NET
25 52 (13.37%) SEO
25 52 (13.37%) JSON
26 50 (12.85%) gulp
27 45 (11.57%) Grunt
28 44 (11.31%) MVC

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 34 (8.74%) WordPress
2 29 (7.46%) CMS
3 23 (5.91%) IIS
4 11 (2.83%) EPiServer
5 6 (1.54%) ExpressionEngine
6 5 (1.29%) Apache
6 5 (1.29%) nginx
7 4 (1.03%) Umbraco
8 3 (0.77%) Facebook Platform
8 3 (0.77%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.51%) Confluence
9 2 (0.51%) Drupal
9 2 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.26%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 43 (11.05%) Photoshop
2 22 (5.66%) FileZilla
3 13 (3.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (2.31%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.77%) GIMP
6 1 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.26%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.26%) Final Cut Pro
6 1 (0.26%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 23 (5.91%) Magento
2 16 (4.11%) Payment Gateway
3 12 (3.08%) Shopify
4 5 (1.29%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.26%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.40%) SaaS
2 16 (4.11%) npm
3 10 (2.57%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 10 (2.57%) Sage Pay
4 8 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (1.29%) GitHub
6 3 (0.77%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (0.77%) MailChimp
6 3 (0.77%) Serverless
7 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.26%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.26%) Office 365
7 1 (0.26%) Route 53
7 1 (0.26%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.66%) FTP
1 22 (5.66%) SMTP
2 18 (4.63%) Internet
3 1 (0.26%) HTTP
3 1 (0.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (4.37%) MySQL
1 17 (4.37%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.29%) Big Data
3 4 (1.03%) NoSQL
4 3 (0.77%) MongoDB
4 3 (0.77%) Redis
5 1 (0.26%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.26%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 109 (28.02%) Git (software)
2 50 (12.85%) gulp
3 45 (11.57%) Grunt
4 38 (9.77%) Subversion
5 19 (4.88%) webpack
6 15 (3.86%) Jasmine
7 13 (3.34%) Visual Studio
8 10 (2.57%) Babel
9 9 (2.31%) Karma Test Runner
10 7 (1.80%) JIRA
10 7 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (1.54%) Xcode
12 5 (1.29%) PostCSS
12 5 (1.29%) QUnit
13 4 (1.03%) Bitbucket
13 4 (1.03%) Jenkins
14 3 (0.77%) git-flow
14 3 (0.77%) SonarQube
15 2 (0.51%) Broccoli
15 2 (0.51%) Protractor
General
1 60 (15.42%) Marketing
2 56 (14.40%) Finance
3 38 (9.77%) Retail
4 23 (5.91%) Advertising
4 23 (5.91%) Electronics
5 21 (5.40%) Manufacturing
5 21 (5.40%) Multimedia
6 18 (4.63%) Telecoms
7 12 (3.08%) Games
8 8 (2.06%) Law
9 5 (1.29%) Legal
10 4 (1.03%) Automotive
11 2 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.26%) Banking
12 1 (0.26%) Interactive Media
12 1 (0.26%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 368 (94.60%) HTML
2 365 (93.83%) CSS
3 222 (57.07%) jQuery
4 212 (54.50%) HTML5
5 194 (49.87%) AngularJS
6 165 (42.42%) CSS3
7 140 (35.99%) Sass
8 135 (34.70%) React
9 105 (26.99%) Node.js
10 82 (21.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 61 (15.68%) Angular 2
12 55 (14.14%) LESS
13 54 (13.88%) .NET
14 52 (13.37%) JSON
15 41 (10.54%) Ajax
16 38 (9.77%) REST
17 32 (8.23%) Backbone.js
18 28 (7.20%) ASP.NET Web API
19 27 (6.94%) Web Services
20 26 (6.68%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 103 (26.48%) User Experience
2 30 (7.71%) Mobile App
3 21 (5.40%) Greenfield Project
4 20 (5.14%) e-Learning
5 14 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (3.60%) Graphic Design
6 9 (2.31%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.80%) Fintech
7 7 (1.80%) RIA
8 6 (1.54%) Digital Signage
9 5 (1.29%) iPad
9 5 (1.29%) W3C
9 5 (1.29%) Web 2.0
10 4 (1.03%) Animation
11 3 (0.77%) Blog
11 3 (0.77%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.77%) Life Science
11 3 (0.77%) Social Media
11 3 (0.77%) Xbox
12 2 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (1.80%) Android
1 7 (1.80%) Apple iOS
2 6 (1.54%) Linux
3 2 (0.51%) Mac OS
3 2 (0.51%) Windows
4 1 (0.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (93.57%) Front End Development
2 118 (30.33%) Web Development
3 116 (29.82%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (19.02%) E-Commerce
5 66 (16.97%) Responsive Web Design
6 56 (14.40%) OO
7 52 (13.37%) SEO
8 44 (11.31%) MVC
9 39 (10.03%) Continuous Integration
10 38 (9.77%) Software Engineering
11 34 (8.74%) Scrum
12 33 (8.48%) TDD
13 29 (7.46%) Unit Testing
14 27 (6.94%) Wireframes
15 22 (5.66%) OOD
16 20 (5.14%) Business Intelligence
17 19 (4.88%) Digital Marketing
18 18 (4.63%) OOP
18 18 (4.63%) Programme Management
18 18 (4.63%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 367 (94.34%) JavaScript
2 112 (28.79%) PHP
3 37 (9.51%) C#
4 35 (9.00%) SQL
5 29 (7.46%) T-SQL
6 28 (7.20%) TypeScript
7 23 (5.91%) VBScript
8 22 (5.66%) ES6
8 22 (5.66%) Java
9 9 (2.31%) XPath
10 7 (1.80%) Ruby
11 3 (0.77%) Perl
11 3 (0.77%) PHP 5
12 2 (0.51%) VB
13 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.26%) C
13 1 (0.26%) C++
13 1 (0.26%) CFML
13 1 (0.26%) ECMAScript
13 1 (0.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (5.14%) Degree
2 6 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.83%) QA
2 2 (0.51%) SLA
3 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.26%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (1.29%) Docker
2 3 (0.77%) Varnish
3 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 27 (6.94%) Adobe
2 24 (6.17%) SAP
3 22 (5.66%) PayPal
4 13 (3.34%) Microsoft
5 10 (2.57%) CyberSource
6 8 (2.06%) Google
7 6 (1.54%) Capita
8 5 (1.29%) Facebook
8 5 (1.29%) hybris
8 5 (1.29%) Zend
9 4 (1.03%) Sitecore
10 3 (0.77%) WooCommerce
10 3 (0.77%) Xamarin
11 2 (0.51%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.51%) Twitter
12 1 (0.26%) Apple
12 1 (0.26%) Samsung
12 1 (0.26%) Sencha
12 1 (0.26%) Telerik