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 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 124 93
Rank change year-on-year +27 -31  
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 210 114 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.07% 2.03% 3.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.18% 2.08% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 183 102 155
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,375 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6603 5488 6123
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.44% 97.86% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 20745 19426 22170
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +27 166 £38,500 -9.41% 32
Lancashire -3 18 £37,500 - 2
Cheshire -28 17 £32,500 +12.06% 4
Merseyside +2 8 £32,500 - 1
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 28 June 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.

1 318 (94.93%) JavaScript
2 306 (91.34%) HTML
3 297 (88.66%) Front End Development
4 296 (88.36%) CSS
5 181 (54.03%) HTML5
6 166 (49.55%) jQuery
7 148 (44.18%) AngularJS
8 118 (35.22%) CSS3
9 102 (30.45%) Web Development
9 102 (30.45%) Agile Software Development
10 101 (30.15%) PHP
11 87 (25.97%) Sass
12 82 (24.48%) E-Commerce
13 79 (23.58%) User Experience
14 75 (22.39%) Node.js
15 74 (22.09%) React
16 63 (18.81%) SQL
17 62 (18.51%) .NET
18 61 (18.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 58 (17.31%) Git (software)
20 50 (14.93%) JSON
21 47 (14.03%) Marketing
22 45 (13.43%) Finance
23 38 (11.34%) SEO
23 38 (11.34%) Responsive Web Design
23 38 (11.34%) gulp
24 37 (11.04%) T-SQL
24 37 (11.04%) C#
25 36 (10.75%) ASP.NET
26 33 (9.85%) IIS

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 33 (9.85%) IIS
1 33 (9.85%) WordPress
2 28 (8.36%) CMS
3 10 (2.99%) EPiServer
4 6 (1.79%) Umbraco
5 3 (0.90%) Apache
5 3 (0.90%) ExpressionEngine
5 3 (0.90%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.60%) Confluence
6 2 (0.60%) Drupal
6 2 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.60%) Sitefinity
6 2 (0.60%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.30%) Content Management Server
7 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 27 (8.06%) FileZilla
2 22 (6.57%) Photoshop
3 6 (1.79%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (1.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.60%) GIMP
6 1 (0.30%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 27 (8.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 25 (7.46%) Magento
3 6 (1.79%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (1.19%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.30%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.39%) SaaS
2 7 (2.09%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (0.60%) GitHub
4 2 (0.60%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.60%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 27 (8.06%) FTP
1 27 (8.06%) SMTP
2 21 (6.27%) Internet
3 5 (1.49%) HTTP
4 3 (0.90%) Intranet
5 2 (0.60%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.37%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.28%) MySQL
3 7 (2.09%) Big Data
4 6 (1.79%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.60%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.60%) Redis
Development Applications
1 58 (17.31%) Git (software)
2 38 (11.34%) gulp
3 33 (9.85%) Grunt
4 22 (6.57%) Subversion
5 13 (3.88%) webpack
6 11 (3.28%) Jasmine
6 11 (3.28%) JIRA
7 10 (2.99%) Visual Studio
8 7 (2.09%) Babel
8 7 (2.09%) Xcode
9 6 (1.79%) NUnit
10 5 (1.49%) Karma Test Runner
10 5 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.19%) Moq
11 4 (1.19%) Protractor
12 3 (0.90%) Cucumber
12 3 (0.90%) GitLab
12 3 (0.90%) Mocha
12 3 (0.90%) SonarQube
13 2 (0.60%) JMeter
General
1 47 (14.03%) Marketing
2 45 (13.43%) Finance
3 31 (9.25%) Electronics
3 31 (9.25%) Retail
4 27 (8.06%) Manufacturing
4 27 (8.06%) Telecoms
5 14 (4.18%) Games
6 7 (2.09%) Law
7 5 (1.49%) Advertising
8 4 (1.19%) Publishing
9 2 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.30%) Automotive
10 1 (0.30%) Interactive Media
10 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 306 (91.34%) HTML
2 296 (88.36%) CSS
3 181 (54.03%) HTML5
4 166 (49.55%) jQuery
5 148 (44.18%) AngularJS
6 118 (35.22%) CSS3
7 87 (25.97%) Sass
8 75 (22.39%) Node.js
9 74 (22.09%) React
10 62 (18.51%) .NET
11 61 (18.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 50 (14.93%) JSON
13 36 (10.75%) ASP.NET
14 33 (9.85%) LESS
15 31 (9.25%) Web Services
16 28 (8.36%) Ajax
17 27 (8.06%) Regular Expression
18 25 (7.46%) Angular 2
19 24 (7.16%) REST
20 23 (6.87%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 79 (23.58%) User Experience
2 29 (8.66%) iPad
3 22 (6.57%) Mobile App
4 14 (4.18%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.28%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.39%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (2.09%) Animation
8 5 (1.49%) W3C
9 4 (1.19%) Digital Signage
9 4 (1.19%) Social Media
9 4 (1.19%) Web 2.0
9 4 (1.19%) Xbox
10 3 (0.90%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.60%) Blog
11 2 (0.60%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.60%) Graphic Design
12 1 (0.30%) Augmented Reality
12 1 (0.30%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.58%) Linux
2 11 (3.28%) Android
3 10 (2.99%) Apple iOS
4 8 (2.39%) Windows
5 5 (1.49%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (88.66%) Front End Development
2 102 (30.45%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (30.45%) Web Development
3 82 (24.48%) E-Commerce
4 38 (11.34%) Responsive Web Design
4 38 (11.34%) SEO
5 31 (9.25%) OO
6 28 (8.36%) Digital Marketing
7 27 (8.06%) Business Intelligence
7 27 (8.06%) Programme Management
8 26 (7.76%) MVC
9 24 (7.16%) TDD
10 22 (6.57%) Scrum
11 17 (5.07%) Mentoring
12 16 (4.78%) OOP
13 15 (4.48%) Unit Testing
14 14 (4.18%) Mobile First
14 14 (4.18%) Software Engineering
15 13 (3.88%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
16 12 (3.58%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 318 (94.93%) JavaScript
2 101 (30.15%) PHP
3 63 (18.81%) SQL
4 37 (11.04%) C#
4 37 (11.04%) T-SQL
5 28 (8.36%) VBScript
6 22 (6.57%) TypeScript
7 14 (4.18%) Java
8 12 (3.58%) Perl
9 8 (2.39%) XPath
10 6 (1.79%) VB
11 5 (1.49%) Python
12 3 (0.90%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.90%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.90%) Ruby
13 2 (0.60%) ES6
13 2 (0.60%) Go
13 2 (0.60%) PHP 5
13 2 (0.60%) Scala
13 2 (0.60%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (5.97%) Degree
2 8 (2.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.79%) QA
2 2 (0.60%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.90%) Docker
2 2 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 32 (9.55%) SAP
2 27 (8.06%) PayPal
3 14 (4.18%) Microsoft
4 7 (2.09%) Adobe
5 6 (1.79%) Google
5 6 (1.79%) Sitecore
5 6 (1.79%) Xamarin
6 4 (1.19%) hybris
7 3 (0.90%) Zend
8 2 (0.60%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.60%) CyberSource
9 1 (0.30%) Facebook
9 1 (0.30%) Maxymiser
9 1 (0.30%) Optimizely
9 1 (0.30%) Oracle
9 1 (0.30%) Qubit
9 1 (0.30%) Sencha
9 1 (0.30%) Telerik
9 1 (0.30%) Twitter
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Burnley, Lancashire
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
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Cheadle, Cheshire
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + and additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £32000.00 - £52000.00 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
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Circle Recruitment
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Altrincham, Cheshire
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
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Liverpool
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + and additional benefits
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Chester, Cheshire
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + and additional benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + and additional benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000 per annum + Additional Benefits
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + and additional benefits
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Cheadle, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £42500 per annum + and additional benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Manchester
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Manchester
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