The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £36,250 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 3 months to 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 118 112
Rank change year-on-year +27 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 45 43 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.94% 1.47% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 1.55% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 24 31 35
Median salary £36,250 £30,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.85% -23.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £30,000 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,100
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  

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 2229 2780 2983
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.95% 94.78% 95.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1369 1809 1842
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 28 March 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 28 March 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
Edinburgh +6 18 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Glasgow +28 17 £35,750 +10.00% 1
Stirling +24 4 - -
East Lothian - 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £30,000 - 1
Moray - 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 28 March 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 63 (90.00%) Front End Development
2 62 (88.57%) JavaScript
3 55 (78.57%) HTML
4 54 (77.14%) CSS
5 50 (71.43%) AngularJS
6 29 (41.43%) HTML5
7 23 (32.86%) CSS3
7 23 (32.86%) React
8 19 (27.14%) MVC
9 17 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (22.86%) User Experience
11 13 (18.57%) Web Development
11 13 (18.57%) PHP
12 10 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (14.29%) Sass
13 9 (12.86%) Backbone.js
13 9 (12.86%) jQuery
13 9 (12.86%) .NET
13 9 (12.86%) Angular 2
14 8 (11.43%) Java
14 8 (11.43%) CMS
14 8 (11.43%) Node.js
15 7 (10.00%) Mentoring
15 7 (10.00%) TDD
15 7 (10.00%) Content Management
16 6 (8.57%) Ajax
16 6 (8.57%) Google
16 6 (8.57%) Finance
16 6 (8.57%) C#
16 6 (8.57%) Responsive Web Design

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 8 (11.43%) CMS
2 5 (7.14%) Drupal
3 4 (5.71%) WordPress
4 1 (1.43%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.43%) GitHub
2 1 (1.43%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) MySQL
1 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.71%) Subversion
3 3 (4.29%) Android Studio
4 2 (2.86%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.43%) Grunt
5 1 (1.43%) gulp
5 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.43%) Travis CI
General
1 6 (8.57%) Finance
2 3 (4.29%) Marketing
2 3 (4.29%) Retail
3 2 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.43%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (78.57%) HTML
2 54 (77.14%) CSS
3 50 (71.43%) AngularJS
4 29 (41.43%) HTML5
5 23 (32.86%) CSS3
5 23 (32.86%) React
6 10 (14.29%) Sass
7 9 (12.86%) .NET
7 9 (12.86%) Angular 2
7 9 (12.86%) Backbone.js
7 9 (12.86%) jQuery
8 8 (11.43%) Node.js
9 6 (8.57%) Ajax
10 5 (7.14%) LESS
11 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET
11 4 (5.71%) Spring
11 4 (5.71%) Spring Boot
11 4 (5.71%) Spring MVC
12 3 (4.29%) Ionic Framework
13 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.86%) User Experience
2 5 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.86%) FMCG
4 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.43%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.43%) PlayStation
4 1 (1.43%) PMI
4 1 (1.43%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.57%) Android
2 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (90.00%) Front End Development
2 19 (27.14%) MVC
3 17 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (18.57%) Web Development
5 10 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (10.00%) Content Management
6 7 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 7 (10.00%) TDD
7 6 (8.57%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (7.14%) Software Architecture
9 4 (5.71%) Android Development
9 4 (5.71%) Creative Problem-Solving
9 4 (5.71%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 4 (5.71%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.71%) Mobile Development
9 4 (5.71%) SDLC
10 3 (4.29%) Analytics
10 3 (4.29%) Prototyping
10 3 (4.29%) Web Design
10 3 (4.29%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 62 (88.57%) JavaScript
2 13 (18.57%) PHP
3 8 (11.43%) Java
4 6 (8.57%) C#
5 3 (4.29%) Python
6 2 (2.86%) Objective-C
6 2 (2.86%) Ruby
7 1 (1.43%) Scala
7 1 (1.43%) SQL
7 1 (1.43%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.43%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (8.57%) Google
2 5 (7.14%) Twitter
3 4 (5.71%) Facebook
4 1 (1.43%) Adobe
4 1 (1.43%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle
4 1 (1.43%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.43%) Zend
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