Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 120 152
Rank change year-on-year -46 +32 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 59 102 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.06% 1.97% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 2.06% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 46 72 77
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £54,375 £55,000 £48,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5375 4960 6138
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 96.01% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3436 3081 3956
Scotland median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Glasgow -27 36 £38,750 +13.97% 2
Edinburgh -29 15 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Stirling +2 4 £45,000 +12.50%
South Lanarkshire -10 2 £45,000 +50.00%
West Lothian -1 1 - -
Dundee - 1 £35,500 -
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
UK

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Front End 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 Scotland region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 54 (91.53%) Front End Development
2 52 (88.14%) CSS
3 51 (86.44%) HTML
4 43 (72.88%) JavaScript
4 43 (72.88%) React
5 42 (71.19%) HTML5
6 41 (69.49%) AngularJS
7 31 (52.54%) CSS3
8 24 (40.68%) Sass
8 24 (40.68%) MVC
9 21 (35.59%) LESS
10 18 (30.51%) User Experience
11 16 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (20.34%) TDD
12 12 (20.34%) RESTful
13 11 (18.64%) Finance
13 11 (18.64%) C#
14 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET
14 10 (16.95%) .NET
14 10 (16.95%) Continuous Improvement
15 9 (15.25%) Grunt
15 9 (15.25%) gulp
15 9 (15.25%) Ajax
16 8 (13.56%) jQuery
16 8 (13.56%) Amazon AWS
16 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET MVC
16 8 (13.56%) Java
16 8 (13.56%) Automotive
17 7 (11.86%) Adobe
17 7 (11.86%) Web Development

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (3.39%) Confluence
2 1 (1.69%) EPiServer
2 1 (1.69%) JBoss
2 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.69%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (10.17%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.56%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.08%) GitHub
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.39%) npm
3 2 (3.39%) Slack
4 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.69%) IaaS
4 1 (1.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) MySQL
1 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (15.25%) Grunt
1 9 (15.25%) gulp
2 6 (10.17%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.39%) Bower
3 2 (3.39%) GitLab
3 2 (3.39%) JIRA
3 2 (3.39%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.39%) webpack
4 1 (1.69%) Babel
4 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.69%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.69%) Subversion
4 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (18.64%) Finance
2 8 (13.56%) Automotive
3 1 (1.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (88.14%) CSS
2 51 (86.44%) HTML
3 43 (72.88%) React
4 42 (71.19%) HTML5
5 41 (69.49%) AngularJS
6 31 (52.54%) CSS3
7 24 (40.68%) Sass
8 21 (35.59%) LESS
9 12 (20.34%) RESTful
10 10 (16.95%) .NET
10 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET
11 9 (15.25%) Ajax
12 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (13.56%) jQuery
13 4 (6.78%) Node.js
14 3 (5.08%) Angular 2
14 3 (5.08%) Meteor
14 3 (5.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 2 (3.39%) Browserify
15 2 (3.39%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 18 (30.51%) User Experience
2 4 (6.78%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (5.08%) Fintech
4 2 (3.39%) Animation
5 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.69%) Music Streaming
5 1 (1.69%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (91.53%) Front End Development
2 24 (40.68%) MVC
3 16 (27.12%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (20.34%) TDD
5 10 (16.95%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (11.86%) Software Engineering
6 7 (11.86%) Web Development
7 6 (10.17%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 5 (8.47%) Isomorphic JavaScript
8 5 (8.47%) Mentoring
8 5 (8.47%) OO
9 4 (6.78%) Web Design
10 3 (5.08%) Analytics
10 3 (5.08%) Mobile First
10 3 (5.08%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (5.08%) Software Architecture
11 2 (3.39%) Coaching
11 2 (3.39%) Dependency Management
12 1 (1.69%) Continuous Delivery
12 1 (1.69%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 43 (72.88%) JavaScript
2 11 (18.64%) C#
3 8 (13.56%) Java
4 7 (11.86%) TypeScript
5 4 (6.78%) ES6
6 2 (3.39%) PHP
7 1 (1.69%) JSX
7 1 (1.69%) Ruby
7 1 (1.69%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Docker
1 1 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 7 (11.86%) Adobe
2 1 (1.69%) Xamarin