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The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

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 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 149 132 69
Rank change year-on-year -17 -63 +49
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 97 69 53
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 1.72% 1.57% 2.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 1.71% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 72 57 36
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,750 £29,875
25th Percentile £43,438 £40,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £53,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -0.94% +32.50% -
75th Percentile £63,125 £67,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £51,875
UK median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% -

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 5,088 4,038 1,876
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.39% 91.92% 95.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3,050 2,695 1,251
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £30,000
25th Percentile £40,428 £37,500 £37,416
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +15.79% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £70,000 £61,250 £57,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £68,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

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 proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

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 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Edinburgh -1 65 £52,500 -12.50% 6
Glasgow -17 18 £55,000 +4.27% 5
Lanarkshire - 8 £45,000 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £50,000 -
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 August 2022, Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) job roles required the following 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 94 (96.91%) Front End Development
2 87 (89.69%) React
3 75 (77.32%) JavaScript
4 54 (55.67%) Agile
4 54 (55.67%) TypeScript
5 31 (31.96%) Greenfield Project
5 31 (31.96%) HTML
6 29 (29.90%) CSS
6 29 (29.90%) Redux
7 26 (26.80%) AngularJS
8 24 (24.74%) Vue.js
9 21 (21.65%) Cypress.io
10 20 (20.62%) AWS
11 18 (18.56%) Mentoring
12 17 (17.53%) Sass
12 17 (17.53%) Mobile App
12 17 (17.53%) CI/CD
13 16 (16.49%) User Experience
13 16 (16.49%) Finance
14 15 (15.46%) Docker
15 14 (14.43%) .NET
15 14 (14.43%) C#
15 14 (14.43%) UX Design
16 13 (13.40%) Web Development
16 13 (13.40%) Jest
17 12 (12.37%) Enzyme
17 12 (12.37%) Jenkins
17 12 (12.37%) Node.js
18 11 (11.34%) TDD
18 11 (11.34%) Unit Testing

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 3 (3.09%) SAS
2 1 (1.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 20 (20.62%) AWS
2 5 (5.15%) Azure
3 2 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.03%) npm
4 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (21.65%) Cypress.io
2 12 (12.37%) Jenkins
3 10 (10.31%) WebDriver
4 3 (3.09%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.09%) webpack
5 2 (2.06%) CircleCI
5 2 (2.06%) Jasmine
5 2 (2.06%) rollup.js
5 2 (2.06%) Storybook
6 1 (1.03%) GitLab
6 1 (1.03%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.03%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 16 (16.49%) Finance
2 7 (7.22%) Social Skills
3 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.09%) Banking
4 1 (1.03%) Law
4 1 (1.03%) Marketing
4 1 (1.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (89.69%) React
2 31 (31.96%) HTML
3 29 (29.90%) CSS
3 29 (29.90%) Redux
4 26 (26.80%) AngularJS
5 24 (24.74%) Vue.js
6 17 (17.53%) Sass
7 14 (14.43%) .NET
8 13 (13.40%) Jest
9 12 (12.37%) Enzyme
9 12 (12.37%) Node.js
10 11 (11.34%) .NET Core
10 11 (11.34%) Next.js
11 10 (10.31%) GatsbyJS
11 10 (10.31%) HTML5
11 10 (10.31%) HTML5 Boilerplate
11 10 (10.31%) Svelte
12 9 (9.28%) GraphQL
13 6 (6.19%) CSS3
13 6 (6.19%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 31 (31.96%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (17.53%) Mobile App
3 16 (16.49%) User Experience
4 11 (11.34%) EPoS
5 6 (6.19%) e-Learning
6 3 (3.09%) Algorithms
6 3 (3.09%) Market Risk
6 3 (3.09%) Podcast
6 3 (3.09%) Renewable Energy
6 3 (3.09%) Video Editing
6 3 (3.09%) Video\Live Streaming
7 1 (1.03%) PropTech
7 1 (1.03%) Smart City
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (96.91%) Front End Development
2 54 (55.67%) Agile
3 18 (18.56%) Mentoring
4 17 (17.53%) CI/CD
5 14 (14.43%) UX Design
6 13 (13.40%) Web Development
7 11 (11.34%) Containerisation
7 11 (11.34%) Customer Service
7 11 (11.34%) TDD
7 11 (11.34%) Unit Testing
8 10 (10.31%) Line Management
8 10 (10.31%) Pair Programming
9 9 (9.28%) Test Automation
10 6 (6.19%) Clean Code
10 6 (6.19%) DevOps
10 6 (6.19%) Full Stack Development
11 5 (5.15%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (5.15%) CRM
11 5 (5.15%) Software Engineering
11 5 (5.15%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 75 (77.32%) JavaScript
2 54 (55.67%) TypeScript
3 14 (14.43%) C#
4 6 (6.19%) ES6
5 4 (4.12%) Java
6 3 (3.09%) Python
6 3 (3.09%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.09%) SQL
7 1 (1.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (7.22%) Degree
2 4 (4.12%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.34%) Accessibility
2 3 (3.09%) IFRS
2 3 (3.09%) IFRS 17
2 3 (3.09%) IFRS 9
2 3 (3.09%) Solvency II
System Software
1 15 (15.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.09%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (3.09%) Adobe
1 3 (3.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.03%) Apple
2 1 (1.03%) Dell