Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 153 146
Rank change year-on-year +47 -7 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 376 242 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.94% 1.99% 2.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.04% 2.04% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 320 220 222
North West median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £27,450 £24,200 £26,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £47,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%

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 12355 11856 12751
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.64% 97.36% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 9891 9982 10484
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £23,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +57 285 £38,500 +2.67% 21
Lancashire +9 38 £40,000 +23.08% 2
Cheshire -17 37 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Merseyside -1 15 £36,250 +11.54% 2
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 19 October 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.

1 360 (95.74%) HTML
2 357 (94.95%) JavaScript
3 352 (93.62%) CSS
4 345 (91.76%) Front End Development
5 222 (59.04%) jQuery
6 204 (54.26%) HTML5
7 179 (47.61%) AngularJS
8 150 (39.89%) CSS3
9 140 (37.23%) Sass
10 116 (30.85%) Web Development
11 113 (30.05%) React
12 106 (28.19%) PHP
13 101 (26.86%) Agile Software Development
14 100 (26.60%) Git (software)
15 98 (26.06%) User Experience
16 97 (25.80%) Node.js
17 90 (23.94%) E-Commerce
17 90 (23.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 71 (18.88%) Marketing
19 66 (17.55%) .NET
19 66 (17.55%) Responsive Web Design
20 65 (17.29%) JSON
21 62 (16.49%) Angular 2
22 61 (16.22%) Finance
23 55 (14.63%) LESS
24 54 (14.36%) SEO
25 51 (13.56%) gulp
26 50 (13.30%) SQL
27 45 (11.97%) Subversion
28 43 (11.44%) Grunt

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 35 (9.31%) IIS
2 31 (8.24%) CMS
2 31 (8.24%) WordPress
3 15 (3.99%) EPiServer
4 6 (1.60%) Apache
4 6 (1.60%) ExpressionEngine
5 5 (1.33%) Umbraco
6 4 (1.06%) nginx
7 3 (0.80%) Facebook Platform
7 3 (0.80%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.53%) Confluence
8 2 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 34 (9.04%) FileZilla
1 34 (9.04%) Photoshop
2 13 (3.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 8 (2.13%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.80%) GIMP
5 1 (0.27%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.27%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 20 (5.32%) Magento
2 16 (4.26%) Payment Gateway
3 10 (2.66%) Shopify
4 7 (1.86%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.27%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 23 (6.12%) SaaS
2 14 (3.72%) npm
3 10 (2.66%) Sage Pay
4 9 (2.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 9 (2.39%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (1.33%) GitHub
6 3 (0.80%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (0.80%) Serverless
7 2 (0.53%) Yarn
8 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.27%) Office 365
8 1 (0.27%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 34 (9.04%) FTP
1 34 (9.04%) SMTP
2 16 (4.26%) Internet
3 3 (0.80%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.85%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.79%) MySQL
3 8 (2.13%) Big Data
4 4 (1.06%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.80%) Redis
6 2 (0.53%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.27%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 100 (26.60%) Git (software)
2 51 (13.56%) gulp
3 45 (11.97%) Subversion
4 43 (11.44%) Grunt
5 18 (4.79%) webpack
6 15 (3.99%) Visual Studio
7 13 (3.46%) Jasmine
8 10 (2.66%) Babel
9 9 (2.39%) JIRA
10 8 (2.13%) Karma Test Runner
11 7 (1.86%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (1.86%) Xcode
12 5 (1.33%) Bitbucket
12 5 (1.33%) PostCSS
12 5 (1.33%) QUnit
12 5 (1.33%) SonarQube
13 4 (1.06%) git-flow
14 3 (0.80%) CruiseControl
14 3 (0.80%) NUnit
14 3 (0.80%) Protractor
General
1 71 (18.88%) Marketing
2 61 (16.22%) Finance
3 37 (9.84%) Electronics
4 30 (7.98%) Manufacturing
4 30 (7.98%) Telecoms
5 17 (4.52%) Retail
6 16 (4.26%) Multimedia
7 14 (3.72%) Advertising
8 11 (2.93%) Law
9 10 (2.66%) Games
10 3 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.53%) Legal
12 1 (0.27%) Automotive
12 1 (0.27%) Banking
12 1 (0.27%) Interactive Media
12 1 (0.27%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 360 (95.74%) HTML
2 352 (93.62%) CSS
3 222 (59.04%) jQuery
4 204 (54.26%) HTML5
5 179 (47.61%) AngularJS
6 150 (39.89%) CSS3
7 140 (37.23%) Sass
8 113 (30.05%) React
9 97 (25.80%) Node.js
10 90 (23.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 66 (17.55%) .NET
12 65 (17.29%) JSON
13 62 (16.49%) Angular 2
14 55 (14.63%) LESS
15 41 (10.90%) REST
16 38 (10.11%) Ajax
17 35 (9.31%) Backbone.js
17 35 (9.31%) Regular Expression
17 35 (9.31%) Web Services
18 33 (8.78%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 98 (26.06%) User Experience
2 23 (6.12%) Mobile App
3 15 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (3.99%) e-Learning
3 15 (3.99%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (2.66%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.66%) Graphic Design
4 10 (2.66%) iPad
5 7 (1.86%) Fintech
5 7 (1.86%) RIA
5 7 (1.86%) Web 2.0
6 6 (1.60%) Digital Signage
6 6 (1.60%) W3C
7 5 (1.33%) Animation
8 4 (1.06%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.06%) Xbox
9 3 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.53%) Blog
10 2 (0.53%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.27%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.39%) Android
1 9 (2.39%) Linux
2 8 (2.13%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.06%) Mac OS
4 2 (0.53%) Unix
4 2 (0.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (91.76%) Front End Development
2 116 (30.85%) Web Development
3 101 (26.86%) Agile Software Development
4 90 (23.94%) E-Commerce
5 66 (17.55%) Responsive Web Design
6 54 (14.36%) SEO
7 42 (11.17%) MVC
7 42 (11.17%) OO
8 34 (9.04%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (9.04%) TDD
9 32 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
9 32 (8.51%) Scrum
10 31 (8.24%) Digital Marketing
11 30 (7.98%) Programme Management
12 24 (6.38%) Software Engineering
13 22 (5.85%) Unit Testing
14 20 (5.32%) Wireframes
15 18 (4.79%) OOP
15 18 (4.79%) Test Automation
16 17 (4.52%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 357 (94.95%) JavaScript
2 106 (28.19%) PHP
3 50 (13.30%) SQL
4 43 (11.44%) C#
4 43 (11.44%) T-SQL
5 35 (9.31%) VBScript
6 28 (7.45%) TypeScript
7 17 (4.52%) ES6
7 17 (4.52%) Java
8 13 (3.46%) XPath
9 6 (1.60%) VB
10 5 (1.33%) Ruby
11 4 (1.06%) Perl
12 3 (0.80%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.80%) PHP 5
12 3 (0.80%) Python
13 2 (0.53%) Go
13 2 (0.53%) Scala
14 1 (0.27%) ECMAScript
14 1 (0.27%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 21 (5.59%) Degree
2 8 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.66%) QA
2 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.27%) SLA
2 1 (0.27%) WAI
System Software
1 5 (1.33%) Docker
2 3 (0.80%) Varnish
Vendors
1 38 (10.11%) SAP
2 34 (9.04%) PayPal
3 27 (7.18%) Adobe
4 14 (3.72%) Microsoft
5 10 (2.66%) CyberSource
6 7 (1.86%) Google
6 7 (1.86%) hybris
7 5 (1.33%) Facebook
7 5 (1.33%) Zend
8 4 (1.06%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.80%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.53%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.53%) Capita
10 2 (0.53%) Twitter
11 1 (0.27%) Apple
11 1 (0.27%) Samsung
11 1 (0.27%) Sencha
11 1 (0.27%) Telerik