Period
to 15 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 15 October 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 105 141
Rank change year-on-year +30 +36 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 77 48 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.42% 2.10% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.52% 2.18% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 71 74 63
Reading median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £52,500 £59,500
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% +2.94% +2.41%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Permanent vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 2,188 2,199 3,312
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.20% 96.15% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,864 1,817 2,553
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £71,250
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings that featured Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Reading

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Reading.

Salary trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Reading

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Reading over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Reading

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 Reading region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 77 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 71 (92.21%) AngularJS
2 71 (92.21%) JavaScript
3 70 (90.91%) CSS
4 62 (80.52%) HTML
5 35 (45.45%) React
6 34 (44.16%) Node.js
7 31 (40.26%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (38.96%) HTML5
9 28 (36.36%) CSS3
10 23 (29.87%) Degree
11 22 (28.57%) Sass
11 22 (28.57%) REST
12 19 (24.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 19 (24.68%) Angular 2
13 17 (22.08%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (22.08%) SQL Server
13 17 (22.08%) C#
14 16 (20.78%) Web Development
14 16 (20.78%) Software Engineering
15 15 (19.48%) jQuery
15 15 (19.48%) User Experience
16 14 (18.18%) webpack
16 14 (18.18%) API Development
16 14 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
16 14 (18.18%) .NET
16 14 (18.18%) OO
16 14 (18.18%) Microsoft
16 14 (18.18%) Scrum
17 13 (16.88%) Web Services

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 4 (5.19%) CMS
2 2 (2.60%) Kentico
3 1 (1.30%) Drupal
3 1 (1.30%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 11 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 11 (14.29%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 14 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (16.88%) SaaS
3 5 (6.49%) npm
4 1 (1.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (18.18%) webpack
2 13 (16.88%) Visual Studio
3 8 (10.39%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.49%) gulp
5 1 (1.30%) Grunt
5 1 (1.30%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.30%) JIRA
5 1 (1.30%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (1.30%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.30%) Protractor
General
1 3 (3.90%) Automotive
1 3 (3.90%) Finance
2 1 (1.30%) Games
2 1 (1.30%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (92.21%) AngularJS
2 70 (90.91%) CSS
3 62 (80.52%) HTML
4 35 (45.45%) React
5 34 (44.16%) Node.js
6 30 (38.96%) HTML5
7 28 (36.36%) CSS3
8 22 (28.57%) REST
8 22 (28.57%) Sass
9 19 (24.68%) Angular 2
9 19 (24.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 15 (19.48%) jQuery
11 14 (18.18%) .NET
12 13 (16.88%) Web Services
13 11 (14.29%) Pug
14 9 (11.69%) LESS
14 9 (11.69%) Vue.js
15 8 (10.39%) Ionic Framework
16 7 (9.09%) Electron Framework
17 3 (3.90%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.48%) User Experience
2 13 (16.88%) Social Media
3 12 (15.58%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.19%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 31 (40.26%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (22.08%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (20.78%) Software Engineering
4 16 (20.78%) Web Development
5 14 (18.18%) API Development
5 14 (18.18%) OO
5 14 (18.18%) Scrum
6 13 (16.88%) Continuous Delivery
6 13 (16.88%) Mobile Development
6 13 (16.88%) OOA/OOD
7 11 (14.29%) Decision-Making
7 11 (14.29%) Mobile First
7 11 (14.29%) SEO
7 11 (14.29%) Time Management
8 10 (12.99%) TDD
9 9 (11.69%) BDD
10 8 (10.39%) Open Source
10 8 (10.39%) Web Application Development
11 5 (6.49%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (92.21%) JavaScript
2 17 (22.08%) C#
3 3 (3.90%) TypeScript
4 2 (2.60%) ES6
5 1 (1.30%) C
5 1 (1.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (29.87%) Degree
2 2 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.60%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.29%) Adobe