Period
to 23 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 23 May 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)
England > South East
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 142 194
Rank change year-on-year +24 +52 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 814 667 702
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.68% 2.30% 1.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.77% 2.37% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 791 608 723
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £54,125 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +18.42%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29,399 28,145 36,514
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.92% 96.87% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 24,496 23,513 31,125
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the South East

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the South East.

Salary trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the South East

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the South East over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the South East

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 23 May 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
Thames Valley +63 357 £47,500 +18.75% 59
Hampshire -1 203 £45,000 +20.00% 17
Berkshire +34 200 £50,000 +25.00% 29
Oxfordshire +61 115 £40,000 +10.34% 14
East Sussex -21 90 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Surrey +4 85 £47,500 +26.67% 12
West Sussex +16 73 £40,000 -11.11% 9
Buckinghamshire -6 45 £48,750 +14.71% 16
Kent -19 8 £35,000 - 10
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 South East region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 767 (94.23%) JavaScript
2 744 (91.40%) Front End Development
3 726 (89.19%) CSS
4 719 (88.33%) HTML
5 511 (62.78%) AngularJS
6 338 (41.52%) React
7 312 (38.33%) jQuery
8 295 (36.24%) Agile Software Development
9 286 (35.14%) HTML5
10 258 (31.70%) CSS3
11 247 (30.34%) User Experience
12 228 (28.01%) Web Development
13 210 (25.80%) Sass
14 196 (24.08%) Node.js
15 159 (19.53%) Git (software)
16 142 (17.44%) .NET
17 141 (17.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 135 (16.58%) C#
18 135 (16.58%) Scrum
19 121 (14.86%) PHP
20 116 (14.25%) Java
21 104 (12.78%) Degree
22 99 (12.16%) MVC
23 96 (11.79%) Responsive Web Design
24 94 (11.55%) Redux
25 91 (11.18%) LESS
26 83 (10.20%) REST
26 83 (10.20%) Ajax
27 82 (10.07%) Vue (Vue.js)
28 80 (9.83%) TDD

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 65 (7.99%) CMS
2 46 (5.65%) WordPress
3 22 (2.70%) Umbraco
4 18 (2.21%) Drupal
5 6 (0.74%) Apache
6 4 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.37%) nginx
8 2 (0.25%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.25%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.25%) Kentico
8 2 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.12%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.12%) Confluence
9 1 (0.12%) IIS
9 1 (0.12%) Liferay
9 1 (0.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 72 (8.85%) Photoshop
2 25 (3.07%) Adobe Illustrator
3 20 (2.46%) Chatbot
4 15 (1.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.12%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 15 (1.84%) Magento
2 5 (0.61%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.25%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 42 (5.16%) SaaS
2 37 (4.55%) npm
3 27 (3.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (1.97%) GitHub
6 7 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.86%) Amazon S3
6 7 (0.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 7 (0.86%) CloudFront
6 7 (0.86%) Route 53
7 5 (0.61%) Adobe Analytics
7 5 (0.61%) Google Play
8 4 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.37%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 2 (0.25%) Yarn
11 1 (0.12%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.09%) Internet
2 6 (0.74%) SMS
3 3 (0.37%) HTTP
4 1 (0.12%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (8.60%) SQL Server
2 54 (6.63%) MySQL
3 20 (2.46%) MongoDB
3 20 (2.46%) NoSQL
4 16 (1.97%) Relational Database
5 14 (1.72%) Big Data
5 14 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (1.11%) Azure SQL Database
7 7 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.37%) InfluxDB
9 2 (0.25%) Power BI
9 2 (0.25%) QlikView
9 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.12%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.12%) Cosmos DB
10 1 (0.12%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.12%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 159 (19.53%) Git (software)
2 73 (8.97%) webpack
3 69 (8.48%) gulp
4 37 (4.55%) JIRA
5 36 (4.42%) Grunt
6 33 (4.05%) Subversion
7 27 (3.32%) Jasmine
8 23 (2.83%) Visual Studio
9 16 (1.97%) Selenium
10 15 (1.84%) Eclipse
11 14 (1.72%) Maven
11 14 (1.72%) SpecFlow
12 12 (1.47%) IntelliJ
13 11 (1.35%) Gradle
14 9 (1.11%) Karma Test Runner
15 7 (0.86%) Babel
15 7 (0.86%) Visual Studio Code
16 6 (0.74%) Mocha
16 6 (0.74%) QUnit
17 5 (0.61%) Protractor
General
1 67 (8.23%) Finance
2 53 (6.51%) Marketing
3 24 (2.95%) Retail
4 12 (1.47%) Games
4 12 (1.47%) Multimedia
5 11 (1.35%) Advertising
5 11 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (0.61%) Publishing
6 5 (0.61%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.49%) Banking
7 4 (0.49%) Law
8 3 (0.37%) Arabic Language
8 3 (0.37%) Electronics
8 3 (0.37%) Legal
9 2 (0.25%) Back Office
9 2 (0.25%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.12%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 726 (89.19%) CSS
2 719 (88.33%) HTML
3 511 (62.78%) AngularJS
4 338 (41.52%) React
5 312 (38.33%) jQuery
6 286 (35.14%) HTML5
7 258 (31.70%) CSS3
8 210 (25.80%) Sass
9 196 (24.08%) Node.js
10 142 (17.44%) .NET
11 141 (17.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 94 (11.55%) Redux
13 91 (11.18%) LESS
14 83 (10.20%) Ajax
14 83 (10.20%) REST
15 82 (10.07%) Vue (Vue.js)
16 72 (8.85%) JSON
17 68 (8.35%) ASP.NET
18 63 (7.74%) Angular 2
19 60 (7.37%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 247 (30.34%) User Experience
2 65 (7.99%) Computer Science
3 47 (5.77%) Greenfield Project
4 30 (3.69%) Mobile App
5 28 (3.44%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (1.60%) Graphic Design
7 10 (1.23%) Social Media
8 8 (0.98%) BBC
9 6 (0.74%) Robotics
10 5 (0.61%) iPhone
11 4 (0.49%) Driving Licence
11 4 (0.49%) Fintech
11 4 (0.49%) W3C
12 3 (0.37%) NHS
13 2 (0.25%) Animation
13 2 (0.25%) RIA
14 1 (0.12%) iPad
14 1 (0.12%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 30 (3.69%) Android
2 26 (3.19%) Apple iOS
3 11 (1.35%) Windows
4 9 (1.11%) Linux
5 4 (0.49%) Unix
6 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 744 (91.40%) Front End Development
2 295 (36.24%) Agile Software Development
3 228 (28.01%) Web Development
4 135 (16.58%) Scrum
5 99 (12.16%) MVC
6 96 (11.79%) Responsive Web Design
7 80 (9.83%) TDD
8 71 (8.72%) E-Commerce
9 62 (7.62%) Software Engineering
10 57 (7.00%) Problem-Solving
11 51 (6.27%) Unit Testing
12 38 (4.67%) Continuous Integration
13 35 (4.30%) Analytics
13 35 (4.30%) Web Design
14 33 (4.05%) Mentoring
14 33 (4.05%) Wireframes
15 32 (3.93%) Machine Learning
15 32 (3.93%) OO
15 32 (3.93%) Open Source
15 32 (3.93%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 767 (94.23%) JavaScript
2 135 (16.58%) C#
3 121 (14.86%) PHP
4 116 (14.25%) Java
5 80 (9.83%) SQL
6 60 (7.37%) ES6
7 48 (5.90%) TypeScript
8 35 (4.30%) Python
9 19 (2.33%) Apple Swift
9 19 (2.33%) Objective-C
10 15 (1.84%) T-SQL
11 11 (1.35%) C++
11 11 (1.35%) ES7
11 11 (1.35%) Perl
11 11 (1.35%) Ruby
12 10 (1.23%) Scala
13 8 (0.98%) VB.NET
14 6 (0.74%) GLSL
14 6 (0.74%) Go
15 3 (0.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 104 (12.78%) Degree
2 9 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.49%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.37%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.83%) QA
2 4 (0.49%) GDPR
3 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 24 (2.95%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.12%) Graphite
Vendors
1 76 (9.34%) Adobe
2 37 (4.55%) Google
3 32 (3.93%) Oracle
4 23 (2.83%) Microsoft
5 19 (2.33%) Xamarin
6 12 (1.47%) HP
7 9 (1.11%) Sybase
8 6 (0.74%) Apple
9 5 (0.61%) Facebook
9 5 (0.61%) Monetate
9 5 (0.61%) Optimizely
9 5 (0.61%) Sony
9 5 (0.61%) Tealium
9 5 (0.61%) Telerik
9 5 (0.61%) Yahoo!
10 4 (0.49%) Capita
11 3 (0.37%) Sencha
11 3 (0.37%) TOWER Software
11 3 (0.37%) Twitter
12 2 (0.25%) Tableau