Period
to 21 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 118 179
Rank change year-on-year -14 +61 -59
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 313 343 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.50% 2.60% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.59% 2.68% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 280 300 179
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,000 £26,700
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +12.50%

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 12,103 12,781 11,246
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.85% 96.76% 97.42%
Number of salaries quoted 9,862 10,480 9,489
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,244 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 21 July 2018.

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 21 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
Manchester +19 271 £42,500 +13.33% 63
Cheshire -31 18 £40,000 +23.08% 10
Merseyside +10 16 £36,000 +20.00% 5
Lancashire -19 8 £31,250 -16.67% 6
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 21 July 2018, Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 North West region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 294 (93.93%) Front End Development
2 282 (90.10%) JavaScript
3 279 (89.14%) CSS
4 272 (86.90%) HTML
5 200 (63.90%) AngularJS
6 155 (49.52%) React
7 137 (43.77%) HTML5
8 110 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
9 105 (33.55%) Sass
10 102 (32.59%) CSS3
11 97 (30.99%) User Experience
12 83 (26.52%) jQuery
13 81 (25.88%) Node.js
14 72 (23.00%) Web Development
14 72 (23.00%) PHP
15 67 (21.41%) Git (software)
16 66 (21.09%) LESS
17 63 (20.13%) Responsive Web Design
18 61 (19.49%) Vue.js
19 60 (19.17%) gulp
20 59 (18.85%) Grunt
21 50 (15.97%) SEO
22 44 (14.06%) MVC
23 41 (13.10%) webpack
24 39 (12.46%) Unit Testing
25 37 (11.82%) Software Engineering
25 37 (11.82%) C#
25 37 (11.82%) .NET
26 36 (11.50%) Angular 2
27 35 (11.18%) E-Commerce

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 26 (8.31%) WordPress
2 23 (7.35%) CMS
3 12 (3.83%) Apache
4 6 (1.92%) ExpressionEngine
4 6 (1.92%) IIS
5 3 (0.96%) Drupal
6 2 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.64%) nginx
7 1 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.32%) Umbraco
Applications
1 18 (5.75%) Photoshop
2 6 (1.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (1.28%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.96%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.32%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 10 (3.19%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 27 (8.63%) npm
2 15 (4.79%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (4.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (3.19%) GitHub
5 6 (1.92%) SaaS
6 5 (1.60%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 5 (1.60%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.96%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.96%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.64%) BrowserStack
8 2 (0.64%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.32%) CheetahMail
9 1 (0.32%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.32%) IaaS
9 1 (0.32%) PaaS
9 1 (0.32%) Pure360
9 1 (0.32%) Serverless
9 1 (0.32%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.92%) HTTP
1 6 (1.92%) Internet
2 1 (0.32%) Intranet
2 1 (0.32%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (8.63%) MySQL
2 11 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (2.56%) SQL Server
4 6 (1.92%) NoSQL
5 5 (1.60%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.96%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.96%) Redis
7 1 (0.32%) Big Data
7 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.32%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 67 (21.41%) Git (software)
2 60 (19.17%) gulp
3 59 (18.85%) Grunt
4 41 (13.10%) webpack
5 26 (8.31%) Visual Studio
6 17 (5.43%) Jasmine
6 17 (5.43%) Subversion
7 12 (3.83%) Karma Test Runner
8 8 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (1.92%) PhantomJS
9 6 (1.92%) Protractor
10 5 (1.60%) Babel
11 4 (1.28%) Mercurial
11 4 (1.28%) Mocha
12 3 (0.96%) JIRA
13 2 (0.64%) Bundler
13 2 (0.64%) Capybara
13 2 (0.64%) Selenium
13 2 (0.64%) Vagrant
13 2 (0.64%) WATIR
General
1 24 (7.67%) Games
2 19 (6.07%) Finance
3 15 (4.79%) Marketing
3 15 (4.79%) Retail
4 14 (4.47%) Advertising
5 9 (2.88%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (1.92%) Banking
7 3 (0.96%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.96%) Law
8 2 (0.64%) Automotive
8 2 (0.64%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.64%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.32%) Electronics
9 1 (0.32%) Legal
9 1 (0.32%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 279 (89.14%) CSS
2 272 (86.90%) HTML
3 200 (63.90%) AngularJS
4 155 (49.52%) React
5 137 (43.77%) HTML5
6 105 (33.55%) Sass
7 102 (32.59%) CSS3
8 83 (26.52%) jQuery
9 81 (25.88%) Node.js
10 66 (21.09%) LESS
11 61 (19.49%) Vue.js
12 37 (11.82%) .NET
13 36 (11.50%) Angular 2
14 33 (10.54%) Ember.js
15 30 (9.58%) Ajax
16 28 (8.95%) Redux
17 26 (8.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 24 (7.67%) RESTful
19 21 (6.71%) Web Services
20 15 (4.79%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 97 (30.99%) User Experience
2 23 (7.35%) Mobile App
3 20 (6.39%) Greenfield Project
4 17 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (5.43%) Fintech
5 8 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (0.96%) Online Banking
6 3 (0.96%) RIA
6 3 (0.96%) State Machine
7 2 (0.64%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.64%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.32%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.32%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.32%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.32%) Online Games
8 1 (0.32%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 18 (5.75%) Linux
2 10 (3.19%) Apple iOS
3 6 (1.92%) Android
4 2 (0.64%) Unix
4 2 (0.64%) Windows
5 1 (0.32%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (93.93%) Front End Development
2 110 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (23.00%) Web Development
4 63 (20.13%) Responsive Web Design
5 50 (15.97%) SEO
6 44 (14.06%) MVC
7 39 (12.46%) Unit Testing
8 37 (11.82%) Software Engineering
9 35 (11.18%) E-Commerce
10 23 (7.35%) OOP
10 23 (7.35%) SDLC
11 21 (6.71%) Customer Requirements
12 20 (6.39%) OO
12 20 (6.39%) Scrum
12 20 (6.39%) TDD
13 19 (6.07%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (5.43%) Wireframes
15 14 (4.47%) Collaborative Working
15 14 (4.47%) Mentoring
16 13 (4.15%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 282 (90.10%) JavaScript
2 72 (23.00%) PHP
3 37 (11.82%) C#
4 21 (6.71%) Java
5 16 (5.11%) ES6
6 14 (4.47%) TypeScript
7 13 (4.15%) Perl
8 8 (2.56%) SQL
9 6 (1.92%) Python
10 2 (0.64%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.64%) Ruby
11 1 (0.32%) ABAP
11 1 (0.32%) C++
11 1 (0.32%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (1.60%) Degree
2 1 (0.32%) CIPFA
2 1 (0.32%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.19%) QA
2 7 (2.24%) SLA
3 2 (0.64%) GCP
3 2 (0.64%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.32%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (1.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.64%) Kibana
Vendors
1 23 (7.35%) Capita
2 16 (5.11%) Adobe
3 10 (3.19%) Google
3 10 (3.19%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.28%) Twitter
5 3 (0.96%) SAP
6 2 (0.64%) WooCommerce
7 1 (0.32%) Cypress Semiconductor
7 1 (0.32%) Facebook
7 1 (0.32%) Kony
7 1 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.32%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.32%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.32%) Zend