The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England / North West
Rank 139 162 130
Rank change year-on-year +23 -32  
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 119 71 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.96% 1.26% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.03% 1.30% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 108 60 100
Median salary £34,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +23.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.66% +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 5859 5460 6342
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.67% 97.03% 96.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4892 4589 5107
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

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 22 March 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 22 March 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 +14 84 £35,000 -6.66% 38
Lancashire +6 13 £30,000 -14.28% 3
Cheshire +11 12 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Merseyside -3 10 £27,500 -38.88% 3
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 March 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.

1 225 (91.09%) JavaScript
2 221 (89.47%) CSS
3 216 (87.45%) HTML
4 212 (85.83%) Front End Development
5 138 (55.87%) HTML5
6 111 (44.94%) jQuery
7 105 (42.51%) AngularJS
8 96 (38.87%) CSS3
9 84 (34.01%) Agile Software Development
10 69 (27.94%) Web Development
11 65 (26.32%) User Experience
12 62 (25.10%) PHP
13 57 (23.08%) Sass
14 53 (21.46%) Node.js
15 49 (19.84%) Git (software)
16 48 (19.43%) E-Commerce
17 46 (18.62%) .NET
18 45 (18.22%) React
19 39 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
20 32 (12.96%) LESS
20 32 (12.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 30 (12.15%) Marketing
22 29 (11.74%) MVC
22 29 (11.74%) iPad
23 28 (11.34%) Magento
23 28 (11.34%) SQL
24 27 (10.93%) C#
24 27 (10.93%) TDD
24 27 (10.93%) WordPress
25 26 (10.53%) Backbone.js

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top Related 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 27 (10.93%) WordPress
2 17 (6.88%) CMS
3 5 (2.02%) IIS
4 4 (1.62%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.81%) Drupal
5 2 (0.81%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.81%) Sitefinity
5 2 (0.81%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.40%) Apache
6 1 (0.40%) JBoss
6 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 17 (6.88%) Photoshop
2 4 (1.62%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.40%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 28 (11.34%) Magento
2 2 (0.81%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.62%) GitHub
2 4 (1.62%) SaaS
3 2 (0.81%) Google Analytics
3 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.48%) Internet
2 4 (1.62%) HTTP
3 2 (0.81%) Intranet
4 1 (0.40%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.86%) MySQL
2 8 (3.24%) NoSQL
3 7 (2.83%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.21%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.81%) Big Data
6 1 (0.40%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.40%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 49 (19.84%) Git (software)
2 18 (7.29%) Grunt
3 16 (6.48%) gulp
4 15 (6.07%) Subversion
5 9 (3.64%) JIRA
6 8 (3.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.62%) Bower
7 4 (1.62%) webpack
8 3 (1.21%) Jasmine
8 3 (1.21%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.21%) Moq
8 3 (1.21%) NUnit
9 2 (0.81%) Bitbucket
9 2 (0.81%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.81%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (0.81%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.40%) Babel
10 1 (0.40%) Mocha
10 1 (0.40%) Protractor
10 1 (0.40%) Vagrant
General
1 30 (12.15%) Marketing
2 25 (10.12%) Retail
3 9 (3.64%) Finance
3 9 (3.64%) Games
4 3 (1.21%) Advertising
4 3 (1.21%) Publishing
5 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.40%) Electronics
5 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.40%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (89.47%) CSS
2 216 (87.45%) HTML
3 138 (55.87%) HTML5
4 111 (44.94%) jQuery
5 105 (42.51%) AngularJS
6 96 (38.87%) CSS3
7 57 (23.08%) Sass
8 53 (21.46%) Node.js
9 46 (18.62%) .NET
10 45 (18.22%) React
11 32 (12.96%) LESS
11 32 (12.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 26 (10.53%) Ajax
12 26 (10.53%) Backbone.js
13 21 (8.50%) ASP.NET
13 21 (8.50%) XHTML
14 19 (7.69%) Semantic HTML
15 14 (5.67%) D3.js
16 13 (5.26%) Angular 2
17 12 (4.86%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 65 (26.32%) User Experience
2 29 (11.74%) iPad
3 17 (6.88%) Computer Science
4 14 (5.67%) Mobile App
5 9 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.64%) Social Media
6 7 (2.83%) Smartphone
7 4 (1.62%) Internet of Things
8 3 (1.21%) Blog
9 2 (0.81%) Augmented Reality
9 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.81%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.81%) W3C
10 1 (0.40%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.86%) Linux
2 7 (2.83%) Windows
3 3 (1.21%) Android
3 3 (1.21%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.81%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (85.83%) Front End Development
2 84 (34.01%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (27.94%) Web Development
4 48 (19.43%) E-Commerce
5 39 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
6 29 (11.74%) MVC
7 27 (10.93%) TDD
8 24 (9.72%) OO
9 21 (8.50%) Scrum
10 20 (8.10%) Mentoring
11 19 (7.69%) Web Design
12 17 (6.88%) Analytics
13 16 (6.48%) SEO
13 16 (6.48%) Unit Testing
14 11 (4.45%) Content Management
14 11 (4.45%) Software Engineering
15 9 (3.64%) Kanban
16 8 (3.24%) Business Intelligence
16 8 (3.24%) Mobile First
16 8 (3.24%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 225 (91.09%) JavaScript
2 62 (25.10%) PHP
3 28 (11.34%) SQL
4 27 (10.93%) C#
5 18 (7.29%) TypeScript
6 10 (4.05%) Perl
7 7 (2.83%) Java
8 6 (2.43%) Python
9 3 (1.21%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.81%) ES6
10 2 (0.81%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.81%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.40%) C
11 1 (0.40%) ECMAScript
11 1 (0.40%) Ruby
11 1 (0.40%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (10.12%) Degree
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.40%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.24%) QA
2 4 (1.62%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (1.62%) Docker
2 2 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 12 (4.86%) Google
2 8 (3.24%) Microsoft
3 4 (1.62%) Adobe
3 4 (1.62%) Facebook
4 3 (1.21%) Sitecore
5 2 (0.81%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.81%) PayPal
6 1 (0.40%) Oracle
6 1 (0.40%) SAP
6 1 (0.40%) Twitter
6 1 (0.40%) Xamarin
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