Period
to 14 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 14 November 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 160 116
Rank change year-on-year +18 -44 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 92 63 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.70% 1.12% 2.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 1.16% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 64 49 75
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £54,000 £55,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%

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 5,157 5,423 5,046
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.36% 96.15% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3,350 3,459 3,099
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £69,775 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 2018. 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
Edinburgh +28 46 £52,500 +20.00% 6
Glasgow +2 44 £45,000 +20.00% 9
Stirling +2 1 £35,000 -22.22%
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 14 November 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 Scotland region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 87 (94.57%) Front End Development
2 71 (77.17%) JavaScript
3 61 (66.30%) CSS
4 57 (61.96%) HTML
5 48 (52.17%) AngularJS
6 30 (32.61%) Web Development
7 29 (31.52%) React
8 23 (25.00%) Sass
8 23 (25.00%) HTML5
9 21 (22.83%) MVC
10 20 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
11 19 (20.65%) Java
11 19 (20.65%) jQuery
12 18 (19.57%) Git (software)
12 18 (19.57%) Fintech
13 17 (18.48%) webpack
14 16 (17.39%) gulp
14 16 (17.39%) PHP
15 15 (16.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 15 (16.30%) npm
16 13 (14.13%) Redux
16 13 (14.13%) Vue.js
16 13 (14.13%) Angular 2
16 13 (14.13%) Grunt
16 13 (14.13%) CSS3
16 13 (14.13%) .NET
16 13 (14.13%) C#
17 12 (13.04%) Greenfield Project
18 11 (11.96%) TypeScript
18 11 (11.96%) User Experience

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 9 (9.78%) CMS
2 4 (4.35%) JBoss
3 3 (3.26%) WordPress
4 2 (2.17%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.09%) concrete5
5 1 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.09%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (1.09%) InVision
1 1 (1.09%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 15 (16.30%) npm
2 8 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.09%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.09%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.78%) MySQL
2 4 (4.35%) MariaDB
2 4 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.26%) Blockchain
4 2 (2.17%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (19.57%) Git (software)
2 17 (18.48%) webpack
3 16 (17.39%) gulp
4 13 (14.13%) Grunt
5 7 (7.61%) Visual Studio
6 6 (6.52%) Visual Studio Code
7 5 (5.43%) Jasmine
8 4 (4.35%) Hudson
8 4 (4.35%) Maven
9 2 (2.17%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (2.17%) Mocha
9 2 (2.17%) Subversion
10 1 (1.09%) Babel
10 1 (1.09%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (1.09%) Bower
10 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (9.78%) Finance
2 7 (7.61%) Retail
3 5 (5.43%) Marketing
4 1 (1.09%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (66.30%) CSS
2 57 (61.96%) HTML
3 48 (52.17%) AngularJS
4 29 (31.52%) React
5 23 (25.00%) HTML5
5 23 (25.00%) Sass
6 19 (20.65%) jQuery
7 15 (16.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 13 (14.13%) .NET
8 13 (14.13%) Angular 2
8 13 (14.13%) CSS3
8 13 (14.13%) Redux
8 13 (14.13%) Vue.js
9 11 (11.96%) ASP.NET
9 11 (11.96%) Node.js
10 7 (7.61%) RESTful
11 6 (6.52%) Ajax
11 6 (6.52%) Razor View Engine
12 5 (5.43%) Laravel
12 5 (5.43%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.57%) Fintech
2 12 (13.04%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (11.96%) User Experience
4 8 (8.70%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.43%) Mobile App
6 4 (4.35%) Internet of Things
6 4 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.17%) Animation
8 1 (1.09%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.09%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.09%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.09%) Android
1 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (94.57%) Front End Development
2 30 (32.61%) Web Development
3 21 (22.83%) MVC
4 20 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (9.78%) E-Commerce
6 8 (8.70%) Mentoring
6 8 (8.70%) OO
7 7 (7.61%) Test Automation
8 6 (6.52%) Data Privacy
8 6 (6.52%) OOP
8 6 (6.52%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (6.52%) Time Management
8 6 (6.52%) Web Operations
9 5 (5.43%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (5.43%) Scrum
9 5 (5.43%) Software Engineering
10 4 (4.35%) Artificial Intelligence
10 4 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (4.35%) TDD
11 3 (3.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 71 (77.17%) JavaScript
2 19 (20.65%) Java
3 16 (17.39%) PHP
4 13 (14.13%) C#
5 11 (11.96%) TypeScript
6 6 (6.52%) ES6
6 6 (6.52%) SQL
7 5 (5.43%) Ruby
8 4 (4.35%) Python
9 2 (2.17%) ES7
Qualifications
1 10 (10.87%) Degree
2 8 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.26%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (5.43%) Google
2 3 (3.26%) Adobe
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.09%) Cloudera
3 1 (1.09%) IBM
3 1 (1.09%) Samsung