Period
to 17 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £35,750 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

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

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England > North West
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 307 318 295
Rank change year-on-year +11 -23 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) 60 46 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.47% 0.37% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.38% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 52 39 47
North West median annual salary £35,750 £31,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.49% -16.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £26,025 £24,900 £27,000
90th Percentile £45,000 £61,250 £50,500
England median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.67% - +7.14%

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 12,211 11,961 11,492
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 96.71% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 9,786 10,090 9,598
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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

Job postings that featured Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the North West

Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the North West.

Salary trend for Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the North West

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the North West over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the North West

Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) within the North West region over the 6 months to 17 January 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 +11 45 £35,000 +11.11% 2
Cheshire -30 7 £40,000 +25.98% 6
Merseyside +34 5 £25,000 -13.79% 1
Lancashire - 3 - - 3
Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 60 (100.00%) HTML
1 60 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 60 (100.00%) CSS
1 60 (100.00%) Web Development
2 49 (81.67%) jQuery
2 49 (81.67%) HTML5
3 46 (76.67%) CSS3
4 44 (73.33%) Front End Development
5 32 (53.33%) PHP
6 29 (48.33%) User Experience
7 27 (45.00%) Responsive Web Design
8 26 (43.33%) SEO
9 24 (40.00%) React
9 24 (40.00%) Wireframes
10 22 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (35.00%) Software Engineering
11 21 (35.00%) E-Commerce
11 21 (35.00%) Sass
12 16 (26.67%) Retail
12 16 (26.67%) Marketing
12 16 (26.67%) Photoshop
13 15 (25.00%) Adobe
13 15 (25.00%) JSON
13 15 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 15 (25.00%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
14 13 (21.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 12 (20.00%) Shopify
15 12 (20.00%) Graphic Design
16 10 (16.67%) Magento
16 10 (16.67%) HTML5 Canvas

Front End Web 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 8 (13.33%) WordPress
2 5 (8.33%) IIS
3 4 (6.67%) CMS
4 1 (1.67%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (26.67%) Photoshop
2 13 (21.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (8.33%) FileZilla
4 2 (3.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 12 (20.00%) Shopify
2 10 (16.67%) Magento
3 5 (8.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Sage Pay
2 3 (5.00%) MailChimp
3 2 (3.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (1.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.33%) FTP
1 5 (8.33%) Internet
1 5 (8.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (1.67%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.00%) gulp
3 3 (5.00%) Grunt
4 2 (3.33%) webpack
4 2 (3.33%) Xcode
5 1 (1.67%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.67%) git-flow
5 1 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 16 (26.67%) Marketing
1 16 (26.67%) Retail
2 7 (11.67%) Automotive
3 3 (5.00%) Legal
3 3 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (100.00%) CSS
1 60 (100.00%) HTML
2 49 (81.67%) HTML5
2 49 (81.67%) jQuery
3 46 (76.67%) CSS3
4 24 (40.00%) React
5 21 (35.00%) Sass
6 15 (25.00%) JSON
6 15 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 10 (16.67%) HTML5 Canvas
8 9 (15.00%) AngularJS
9 8 (13.33%) Twig
10 7 (11.67%) Ajax
11 6 (10.00%) LESS
12 5 (8.33%) Angular 2
12 5 (8.33%) Node.js
12 5 (8.33%) Regular Expression
13 3 (5.00%) XML
14 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
14 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 29 (48.33%) User Experience
2 12 (20.00%) Graphic Design
3 3 (5.00%) Blog
3 3 (5.00%) Digital Media
3 3 (5.00%) Life Science
3 3 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.00%) Social Media
4 2 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.33%) Android
1 2 (3.33%) Apple iOS
1 2 (3.33%) Linux
2 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (100.00%) Web Development
2 44 (73.33%) Front End Development
3 27 (45.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 26 (43.33%) SEO
5 24 (40.00%) Wireframes
6 22 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (35.00%) E-Commerce
7 21 (35.00%) Software Engineering
8 15 (25.00%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
9 10 (16.67%) High Availability
10 9 (15.00%) Scrum
10 9 (15.00%) Time Management
11 8 (13.33%) Web Marketing
12 4 (6.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 4 (6.67%) Typography
13 3 (5.00%) OO
14 2 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
14 2 (3.33%) MVC
14 2 (3.33%) Product Marketing
14 2 (3.33%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 60 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 32 (53.33%) PHP
3 5 (8.33%) SQL
3 5 (8.33%) T-SQL
3 5 (8.33%) VBScript
4 2 (3.33%) C#
4 2 (3.33%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.67%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (25.00%) Adobe
2 5 (8.33%) CyberSource
2 5 (8.33%) PayPal
3 1 (1.67%) Facebook