Period
to 15 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 15 July 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 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 107 149
Rank change year-on-year +36 +42 +54
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 78 57 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.21% 2.25% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.30% 2.31% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 74 53 72
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £54,750 £55,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -5.88% +6.25%

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 2,366 2,463 3,598
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.25% 97.31% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2,017 1,980 2,888
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £71,250
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.09% -3.00% -

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 July 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 July 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 78 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 69 (88.46%) CSS
3 66 (84.62%) JavaScript
4 65 (83.33%) HTML
5 64 (82.05%) AngularJS
6 40 (51.28%) Node.js
7 39 (50.00%) React
8 33 (42.31%) HTML5
9 32 (41.03%) CSS3
10 29 (37.18%) Degree
11 27 (34.62%) Sass
12 26 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 23 (29.49%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (26.92%) jQuery
14 21 (26.92%) User Experience
15 16 (20.51%) Photoshop
15 16 (20.51%) Adobe
15 16 (20.51%) Adobe Illustrator
15 16 (20.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 15 (19.23%) Computer Science
16 15 (19.23%) Time Management
17 14 (17.95%) SEO
17 14 (17.95%) Internet
17 14 (17.95%) Mobile First
17 14 (17.95%) Pug
17 14 (17.95%) Decision-Making
17 14 (17.95%) REST
18 11 (14.10%) Scrum
18 11 (14.10%) TDD
19 10 (12.82%) Web Development

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 5 (6.41%) CMS
2 3 (3.85%) Drupal
2 3 (3.85%) WordPress
3 2 (2.56%) Joomla!
3 2 (2.56%) Kentico
4 1 (1.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 16 (20.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 16 (20.51%) Adobe Illustrator
1 16 (20.51%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (7.69%) npm
2 5 (6.41%) SaaS
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (17.95%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.41%) NoSQL
3 3 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.56%) Big Data
4 2 (2.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.28%) Cosmos DB
Development Applications
1 10 (12.82%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.69%) webpack
3 4 (5.13%) gulp
3 4 (5.13%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.28%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.28%) Protractor
4 1 (1.28%) Subversion
General
1 3 (3.85%) Finance
1 3 (3.85%) Marketing
2 2 (2.56%) Law
3 1 (1.28%) Advertising
3 1 (1.28%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (88.46%) CSS
2 65 (83.33%) HTML
3 64 (82.05%) AngularJS
4 40 (51.28%) Node.js
5 39 (50.00%) React
6 33 (42.31%) HTML5
7 32 (41.03%) CSS3
8 27 (34.62%) Sass
9 26 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 21 (26.92%) jQuery
11 14 (17.95%) Pug
11 14 (17.95%) REST
12 10 (12.82%) Angular 2
13 8 (10.26%) LESS
14 6 (7.69%) Electron Framework
14 6 (7.69%) Ionic Framework
14 6 (7.69%) Vue (Vue.js)
15 5 (6.41%) .NET
16 4 (5.13%) Express
16 4 (5.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.92%) User Experience
2 15 (19.23%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (5.13%) Social Media
4 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.56%) NHS
5 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.28%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 23 (29.49%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (19.23%) Time Management
4 14 (17.95%) Decision-Making
4 14 (17.95%) Mobile First
4 14 (17.95%) SEO
5 11 (14.10%) Scrum
5 11 (14.10%) TDD
6 10 (12.82%) Web Development
7 9 (11.54%) BDD
7 9 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (10.26%) Open Source
8 8 (10.26%) Web Application Development
9 7 (8.97%) Software Engineering
9 7 (8.97%) Unit Testing
10 6 (7.69%) OO
10 6 (7.69%) Wireframes
11 5 (6.41%) API Development
11 5 (6.41%) B2B
11 5 (6.41%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 66 (84.62%) JavaScript
2 9 (11.54%) C#
3 2 (2.56%) Java
3 2 (2.56%) PHP
3 2 (2.56%) TypeScript
4 1 (1.28%) ES6
4 1 (1.28%) Ruby
4 1 (1.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (37.18%) Degree
2 2 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.56%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (20.51%) Adobe
2 5 (6.41%) Microsoft