Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Front-End Developer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Front-End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 216 200 236
Rank change year-on-year -16 +36 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Front-End Developer 6 18 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.11% 0.34% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.36% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 4
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -0.58% +0.59%
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £34,050
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £47,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 5425 5031 6151
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 96.03% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 3464 3108 3957
Scotland median annual salary £42,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.59% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,569 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,750 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Senior Front-End Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Front-End Developer in Scotland

Senior Front-End Developer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Senior Front-End Developer in Scotland

Senior Front-End Developer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Front-End Developer in Scotland over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Front-End Developer in Scotland

Senior Front-End 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 Senior Front-End Developer within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 17 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
Edinburgh -20 5 £52,500 +27.27%
Glasgow -11 1 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Senior Front-End Developer
UK

Senior Front-End Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Senior Front-End 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 Senior Front-End Developer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 5 (83.33%) AngularJS
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) CSS
4 3 (50.00%) Angular 2
4 3 (50.00%) HTML5
4 3 (50.00%) CSS3
4 3 (50.00%) TypeScript
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (33.33%) GitLab
5 2 (33.33%) React
5 2 (33.33%) Fintech
5 2 (33.33%) C#
5 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 2 (33.33%) RESTful
5 2 (33.33%) JIRA
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
5 2 (33.33%) Confluence
5 2 (33.33%) Slack
6 1 (16.67%) npm
6 1 (16.67%) Open Source
6 1 (16.67%) Django
6 1 (16.67%) jQuery
6 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
6 1 (16.67%) Ajax
6 1 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility

Senior Front-End 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 (33.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (33.33%) Slack
2 1 (16.67%) npm
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) GitLab
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
1 2 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 1 (16.67%) Grunt
2 1 (16.67%) gulp
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) AngularJS
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) Angular 2
3 3 (50.00%) CSS3
3 3 (50.00%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (33.33%) React
4 2 (33.33%) RESTful
5 1 (16.67%) Ajax
5 1 (16.67%) Backbone.js
5 1 (16.67%) Django
5 1 (16.67%) jQuery
5 1 (16.67%) Sass
5 1 (16.67%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) TypeScript
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines