The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 135 109
Rank change year-on-year +20 -26  
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 34 30 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.28% 1.05% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 1.08% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 29 22 46
Median salary £37,500 £43,750 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.28% +8.02%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £32,650 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.16% +2.85%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2491 2770 2990
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 94.04% 96.62% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1596 1594 1899
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,675
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland that featured Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +12 19 £35,000 - 7
Edinburgh -1 14 £37,500 -14.28% 1
South Lanarkshire - 1 £35,000 - 1
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 24 June 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 69 (88.46%) JavaScript
2 68 (87.18%) Front End Development
3 61 (78.21%) CSS
4 59 (75.64%) HTML
5 55 (70.51%) AngularJS
6 39 (50.00%) HTML5
7 35 (44.87%) CSS3
8 26 (33.33%) React
9 24 (30.77%) User Experience
10 23 (29.49%) MVC
11 22 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
11 22 (28.21%) Sass
12 17 (21.79%) Web Development
13 15 (19.23%) Greenfield Project
14 13 (16.67%) .NET
15 12 (15.38%) CMS
16 11 (14.10%) Finance
16 11 (14.10%) jQuery
16 11 (14.10%) Continuous Improvement
16 11 (14.10%) Responsive Web Design
17 9 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 9 (11.54%) TDD
17 9 (11.54%) PHP
18 8 (10.26%) Visual Studio
18 8 (10.26%) Unit Testing
18 8 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
18 8 (10.26%) LESS
18 8 (10.26%) Node.js
18 8 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
19 7 (8.97%) Jasmine

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 12 (15.38%) CMS
2 7 (8.97%) EPiServer
3 4 (5.13%) Drupal
3 4 (5.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (3.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.85%) GitHub
2 2 (2.56%) SaaS
3 1 (1.28%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 8 (10.26%) Visual Studio
2 7 (8.97%) Jasmine
3 3 (3.85%) Android Studio
3 3 (3.85%) Travis CI
4 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.56%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.28%) Babel
5 1 (1.28%) Grunt
5 1 (1.28%) gulp
General
1 11 (14.10%) Finance
2 1 (1.28%) Games
2 1 (1.28%) Marketing
2 1 (1.28%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (78.21%) CSS
2 59 (75.64%) HTML
3 55 (70.51%) AngularJS
4 39 (50.00%) HTML5
5 35 (44.87%) CSS3
6 26 (33.33%) React
7 22 (28.21%) Sass
8 13 (16.67%) .NET
9 11 (14.10%) jQuery
10 9 (11.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (10.26%) LESS
11 8 (10.26%) Node.js
12 7 (8.97%) Angular 2
12 7 (8.97%) ASP.NET
12 7 (8.97%) Backbone.js
13 5 (6.41%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (5.13%) Ajax
15 3 (3.85%) Ionic Framework
15 3 (3.85%) REST
16 2 (2.56%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 24 (30.77%) User Experience
2 15 (19.23%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (6.41%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.85%) Blog
5 1 (1.28%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.28%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.28%) PlayStation
5 1 (1.28%) PMI
5 1 (1.28%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (87.18%) Front End Development
2 23 (29.49%) MVC
3 22 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (21.79%) Web Development
5 11 (14.10%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (14.10%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (11.54%) TDD
7 8 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (10.26%) Unit Testing
8 6 (7.69%) Content Management
8 6 (7.69%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 5 (6.41%) E-Commerce
9 5 (6.41%) Progressive Enhancement
9 5 (6.41%) Scrum
10 4 (5.13%) Mobile Development
11 3 (3.85%) Android Development
11 3 (3.85%) OO
11 3 (3.85%) SDLC
11 3 (3.85%) Web Design
12 2 (2.56%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 69 (88.46%) JavaScript
2 9 (11.54%) PHP
3 7 (8.97%) C#
4 5 (6.41%) Java
5 4 (5.13%) TypeScript
6 2 (2.56%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.28%) ES6
7 1 (1.28%) JSX
7 1 (1.28%) Python
7 1 (1.28%) Ruby
7 1 (1.28%) Scala
7 1 (1.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.28%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (6.41%) Google
1 5 (6.41%) Microsoft
1 5 (6.41%) Twitter
2 4 (5.13%) Facebook
3 2 (2.56%) Adobe
4 1 (1.28%) Xamarin
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