Period
to 24 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 332 287 316
Rank change year-on-year -45 +29 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) 22 80 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.19% 0.62% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.64% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 16 67 37
North West median annual salary £35,000 £38,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +28.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £23,750 £27,500 £24,200
90th Percentile £40,000 £47,900 £47,250
England median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% +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 11,497 12,524 11,524
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.75% 96.64% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 9,311 10,084 9,746
North West median annual salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -41 19 £35,000 -9.09% 7
Cheshire +1 2 £30,000 -25.00% 2
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 24 September 2018, Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 22 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 22 (100.00%) CSS
2 21 (95.45%) Web Development
2 21 (95.45%) HTML
3 15 (68.18%) AngularJS
3 15 (68.18%) User Experience
3 15 (68.18%) Vue.js
4 14 (63.64%) Sass
5 13 (59.09%) React
5 13 (59.09%) jQuery
6 12 (54.55%) HTML5
6 12 (54.55%) CSS3
7 11 (50.00%) SEO
8 9 (40.91%) Ajax
9 8 (36.36%) C#
9 8 (36.36%) .NET
9 8 (36.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (31.82%) Front End Development
10 7 (31.82%) gulp
10 7 (31.82%) E-Commerce
10 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
11 6 (27.27%) Node.js
11 6 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
11 6 (27.27%) Angular 2
11 6 (27.27%) Wireframes
12 5 (22.73%) SDLC
12 5 (22.73%) Grunt
12 5 (22.73%) LESS
12 5 (22.73%) Cross-Browser Compatibility

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 3 (13.64%) WordPress
2 2 (9.09%) CMS
2 2 (9.09%) Perch
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Photoshop
2 2 (9.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (9.09%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) npm
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (9.09%) Asana
3 2 (9.09%) GitHub
3 2 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (9.09%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) MySQL
2 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Git (software)
1 7 (31.82%) gulp
2 5 (22.73%) Grunt
2 5 (22.73%) Visual Studio
3 4 (18.18%) webpack
4 2 (9.09%) JIRA
4 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
5 1 (4.55%) IntelliJ
5 1 (4.55%) Mocha
5 1 (4.55%) PostCSS
5 1 (4.55%) Xcode
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) Marketing
1 2 (9.09%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) CSS
2 21 (95.45%) HTML
3 15 (68.18%) AngularJS
3 15 (68.18%) Vue.js
4 14 (63.64%) Sass
5 13 (59.09%) jQuery
5 13 (59.09%) React
6 12 (54.55%) CSS3
6 12 (54.55%) HTML5
7 9 (40.91%) Ajax
8 8 (36.36%) .NET
8 8 (36.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 6 (27.27%) Angular 2
9 6 (27.27%) Node.js
10 5 (22.73%) .NET Framework
10 5 (22.73%) KnockoutJS
10 5 (22.73%) LESS
11 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
11 3 (13.64%) Backbone.js
12 2 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (68.18%) User Experience
2 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
3 2 (9.09%) Fintech
3 2 (9.09%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (9.09%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Android
1 3 (13.64%) Apple iOS
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (95.45%) Web Development
2 11 (50.00%) SEO
3 7 (31.82%) E-Commerce
3 7 (31.82%) Front End Development
4 6 (27.27%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Wireframes
5 5 (22.73%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 5 (22.73%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (22.73%) SDLC
6 3 (13.64%) Android Development
6 3 (13.64%) iOS Development
6 3 (13.64%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (13.64%) Mobile First
7 2 (9.09%) DevOps
7 2 (9.09%) MVC
7 2 (9.09%) OO
7 2 (9.09%) OO PHP
7 2 (9.09%) OOP
7 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (36.36%) C#
3 5 (22.73%) PHP
4 4 (18.18%) ES6
5 1 (4.55%) TypeScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Adobe
2 2 (9.09%) IBM