Period
to 19 February 2018

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 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 151 187
Rank change year-on-year +41 +36 -52
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 376 256 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.94% 2.09% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.04% 2.17% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 325 215 152
North West median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £51,250 £52,500 £51,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%

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 12,384 11,824 11,579
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.82% 96.67% 96.34%
Number of salaries quoted 9,964 9,928 9,676
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £59,500
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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +36 264 £37,500 - 79
Cheshire -22 49 £38,750 +6.90% 13
Merseyside +47 43 £35,000 +18.64% 7
Lancashire +5 19 £35,000 +7.69% 9
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 February 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.

1 357 (94.95%) Front End Development
2 355 (94.41%) CSS
3 352 (93.62%) JavaScript
4 343 (91.22%) HTML
5 200 (53.19%) AngularJS
6 192 (51.06%) HTML5
7 181 (48.14%) React
8 171 (45.48%) jQuery
9 148 (39.36%) CSS3
10 128 (34.04%) User Experience
11 124 (32.98%) Sass
12 123 (32.71%) Agile Software Development
13 115 (30.59%) Web Development
14 109 (28.99%) PHP
15 97 (25.80%) Node.js
16 90 (23.94%) Git (software)
17 76 (20.21%) Responsive Web Design
18 60 (15.96%) SEO
19 57 (15.16%) Software Engineering
20 56 (14.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 52 (13.83%) LESS
21 52 (13.83%) gulp
22 51 (13.56%) Angular 2
23 50 (13.30%) OO
24 46 (12.23%) Ajax
25 45 (11.97%) Grunt
26 42 (11.17%) E-Commerce
27 41 (10.90%) Retail
27 41 (10.90%) Vue (Vue.js)
28 39 (10.37%) Wireframes

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 (9.04%) WordPress
2 29 (7.71%) CMS
3 9 (2.39%) Apache
4 5 (1.33%) Drupal
4 5 (1.33%) ExpressionEngine
4 5 (1.33%) nginx
5 4 (1.06%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.80%) Facebook Platform
6 3 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.53%) Kentico
8 1 (0.27%) IIS
8 1 (0.27%) Joomla!
Applications
1 39 (10.37%) Photoshop
2 13 (3.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 6 (1.60%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (1.06%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.27%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.27%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.27%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (0.27%) InDesign
5 1 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 23 (6.12%) Magento
2 10 (2.66%) Shopify
3 3 (0.80%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.05%) npm
2 16 (4.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 13 (3.46%) SaaS
4 8 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (1.06%) Google App Engine
6 4 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.80%) GitHub
7 3 (0.80%) MailChimp
8 2 (0.53%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.27%) CheetahMail
9 1 (0.27%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.27%) Pure360
9 1 (0.27%) Route 53
9 1 (0.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.05%) Internet
2 2 (0.53%) HTTP
3 1 (0.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.05%) MySQL
2 5 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.80%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.27%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.27%) Big Data
5 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 90 (23.94%) Git (software)
2 52 (13.83%) gulp
3 45 (11.97%) Grunt
4 28 (7.45%) webpack
5 14 (3.72%) Jasmine
6 11 (2.93%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (2.39%) Subversion
7 9 (2.39%) Visual Studio
8 7 (1.86%) Karma Test Runner
9 5 (1.33%) Babel
10 4 (1.06%) Ant
10 4 (1.06%) Selenium
11 3 (0.80%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.80%) PhantomJS
11 3 (0.80%) PostCSS
12 2 (0.53%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.53%) Broccoli
12 2 (0.53%) JIRA
12 2 (0.53%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.53%) Protractor
General
1 41 (10.90%) Retail
2 38 (10.11%) Finance
3 37 (9.84%) Marketing
4 32 (8.51%) Advertising
5 23 (6.12%) Games
6 16 (4.26%) Multimedia
7 9 (2.39%) Automotive
8 6 (1.60%) Legal
9 4 (1.06%) Banking
9 4 (1.06%) Law
9 4 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.80%) Electronics
10 3 (0.80%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.27%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.27%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 355 (94.41%) CSS
2 343 (91.22%) HTML
3 200 (53.19%) AngularJS
4 192 (51.06%) HTML5
5 181 (48.14%) React
6 171 (45.48%) jQuery
7 148 (39.36%) CSS3
8 124 (32.98%) Sass
9 97 (25.80%) Node.js
10 56 (14.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 52 (13.83%) LESS
12 51 (13.56%) Angular 2
13 46 (12.23%) Ajax
14 41 (10.90%) Vue (Vue.js)
15 32 (8.51%) Ember.js
16 28 (7.45%) Redux
17 26 (6.91%) .NET
18 21 (5.59%) Backbone.js
19 18 (4.79%) KnockoutJS
19 18 (4.79%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 128 (34.04%) User Experience
2 34 (9.04%) Mobile App
3 26 (6.91%) Greenfield Project
4 21 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (3.99%) e-Learning
6 13 (3.46%) Graphic Design
7 9 (2.39%) RIA
8 7 (1.86%) Social Media
9 6 (1.60%) Fintech
10 4 (1.06%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.80%) Blog
11 3 (0.80%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.80%) Life Science
11 3 (0.80%) Web 2.0
12 2 (0.53%) Animation
12 2 (0.53%) Internet of Things
12 2 (0.53%) Online Games
12 2 (0.53%) W3C
13 1 (0.27%) Data Structures
13 1 (0.27%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 13 (3.46%) Android
1 13 (3.46%) Apple iOS
2 11 (2.93%) Linux
3 5 (1.33%) Windows
4 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 357 (94.95%) Front End Development
2 123 (32.71%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (30.59%) Web Development
4 76 (20.21%) Responsive Web Design
5 60 (15.96%) SEO
6 57 (15.16%) Software Engineering
7 50 (13.30%) OO
8 42 (11.17%) E-Commerce
9 39 (10.37%) Wireframes
10 38 (10.11%) MVC
11 33 (8.78%) Scrum
12 31 (8.24%) Unit Testing
13 27 (7.18%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (6.12%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
15 17 (4.52%) OOD
15 17 (4.52%) TDD
16 16 (4.26%) Collaborative Working
17 14 (3.72%) OOP
18 13 (3.46%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
18 13 (3.46%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 352 (93.62%) JavaScript
2 109 (28.99%) PHP
3 30 (7.98%) Java
4 21 (5.59%) TypeScript
5 20 (5.32%) ES6
6 19 (5.05%) C#
7 10 (2.66%) SQL
8 9 (2.39%) Objective-C
9 7 (1.86%) Perl
10 5 (1.33%) Ruby
11 4 (1.06%) C++
12 3 (0.80%) Python
13 2 (0.53%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.27%) ABAP
14 1 (0.27%) C
14 1 (0.27%) CFML
14 1 (0.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (1.86%) Degree
2 2 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.27%) CIPFA
3 1 (0.27%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.86%) QA
2 2 (0.53%) SLA
3 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (1.60%) Docker
2 3 (0.80%) Varnish
3 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 35 (9.31%) Adobe
2 18 (4.79%) Google
3 15 (3.99%) Capita
4 10 (2.66%) Microsoft
4 10 (2.66%) Xamarin
5 5 (1.33%) Facebook
5 5 (1.33%) SAP
6 3 (0.80%) hybris
6 3 (0.80%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.53%) Kony
7 2 (0.53%) Twitter
7 2 (0.53%) Zend
8 1 (0.27%) Apple
8 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.27%) Samsung
8 1 (0.27%) Sun