Period
to 23 February 2019

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 February 2019.

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 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 151 135 155
Rank change year-on-year -16 +20 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 573 779 655
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.14% 2.46% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 2.54% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 522 781 606
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,900 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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 25,777 30,667 30,440
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.42% 96.85% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 21,310 25,657 25,240
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £51,250 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% -

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 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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 +2 243 £47,500 +5.56% 74
Hampshire -49 126 £42,500 -5.56% 15
Berkshire -34 95 £55,000 +22.22% 25
Buckinghamshire +41 83 £40,000 -11.11% 9
East Sussex +40 78 £43,750 -2.78% 15
Surrey +13 76 £48,750 +2.63% 22
Oxfordshire -3 66 £45,000 +12.50% 40
West Sussex -11 36 £40,000 -3.03% 7
Kent +22 9 £36,000 -4.00% 2
Middlesex - 5 £40,000 -
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 February 2019, 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.

1 521 (90.92%) JavaScript
2 517 (90.23%) Front End Development
3 440 (76.79%) CSS
4 424 (74.00%) HTML
5 333 (58.12%) AngularJS
6 248 (43.28%) Agile Software Development
7 222 (38.74%) HTML5
8 195 (34.03%) CSS3
9 189 (32.98%) jQuery
10 184 (32.11%) React
11 154 (26.88%) Sass
12 140 (24.43%) User Experience
13 138 (24.08%) Git (software)
14 134 (23.39%) Web Development
15 119 (20.77%) C#
16 115 (20.07%) .NET
17 105 (18.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 91 (15.88%) Vue.js
19 89 (15.53%) TypeScript
20 85 (14.83%) Scrum
21 75 (13.09%) TDD
22 70 (12.22%) PHP
23 69 (12.04%) LESS
24 68 (11.87%) Responsive Web Design
25 64 (11.17%) MVC
26 62 (10.82%) RESTful
27 59 (10.30%) Angular 2
28 58 (10.12%) Software Engineering
29 57 (9.95%) Node.js
30 55 (9.60%) ES6

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 26 (4.54%) Elasticsearch
2 22 (3.84%) WordPress
3 17 (2.97%) Confluence
4 15 (2.62%) CMS
5 7 (1.22%) Umbraco
6 5 (0.87%) IIS
7 4 (0.70%) Apache
8 3 (0.52%) EPiServer
8 3 (0.52%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.52%) SilverStripe
9 2 (0.35%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.35%) Drupal
9 2 (0.35%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 30 (5.24%) Photoshop
2 10 (1.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (1.05%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 32 (5.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (3.49%) npm
2 20 (3.49%) SaaS
3 17 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (2.62%) GitHub
5 5 (0.87%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.35%) Serverless
7 1 (0.17%) Heroku
7 1 (0.17%) Office 365
7 1 (0.17%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.79%) Internet
2 14 (2.44%) FTP
2 14 (2.44%) SSH
3 4 (0.70%) iBeacon
3 4 (0.70%) Wireless
4 1 (0.17%) HTTP
4 1 (0.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (8.38%) NoSQL
2 39 (6.81%) MySQL
3 33 (5.76%) MongoDB
4 26 (4.54%) SQL Server
5 13 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (2.09%) Azure SQL Database
7 10 (1.75%) Redis
8 5 (0.87%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.35%) Blockchain
9 2 (0.35%) GIS
10 1 (0.17%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 138 (24.08%) Git (software)
2 46 (8.03%) webpack
3 35 (6.11%) JIRA
4 23 (4.01%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (4.01%) Visual Studio
5 22 (3.84%) Subversion
6 19 (3.32%) Jasmine
7 16 (2.79%) gulp
8 14 (2.44%) Mercurial
8 14 (2.44%) Selenium
9 13 (2.27%) Grunt
10 12 (2.09%) Babel
11 11 (1.92%) Mocha
12 10 (1.75%) Cucumber
13 8 (1.40%) Bitbucket
14 7 (1.22%) Karma Test Runner
15 6 (1.05%) Axure RP
15 6 (1.05%) Eclipse
15 6 (1.05%) IntelliJ
15 6 (1.05%) PostCSS
General
1 29 (5.06%) Finance
2 27 (4.71%) Marketing
3 19 (3.32%) Retail
4 6 (1.05%) Publishing
5 5 (0.87%) Advertising
6 4 (0.70%) Games
6 4 (0.70%) Legal
6 4 (0.70%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.35%) Banking
7 2 (0.35%) Billing
8 1 (0.17%) Law
8 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.17%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 440 (76.79%) CSS
2 424 (74.00%) HTML
3 333 (58.12%) AngularJS
4 222 (38.74%) HTML5
5 195 (34.03%) CSS3
6 189 (32.98%) jQuery
7 184 (32.11%) React
8 154 (26.88%) Sass
9 115 (20.07%) .NET
10 105 (18.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 91 (15.88%) Vue.js
12 69 (12.04%) LESS
13 62 (10.82%) RESTful
14 59 (10.30%) Angular 2
15 57 (9.95%) Node.js
16 46 (8.03%) REST
17 40 (6.98%) Redux
18 38 (6.63%) JSON
19 37 (6.46%) ASP.NET
20 33 (5.76%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 140 (24.43%) User Experience
2 46 (8.03%) Greenfield Project
3 29 (5.06%) Mobile App
4 22 (3.84%) Enterprise Software
5 21 (3.66%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (2.09%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (1.75%) N-Tier
7 10 (1.75%) RIA
8 8 (1.40%) Fintech
9 7 (1.22%) Graphic Design
9 7 (1.22%) W3C
10 3 (0.52%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.52%) Social Media
11 2 (0.35%) Animation
11 2 (0.35%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.35%) Grid Computing
11 2 (0.35%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.17%) BBC
12 1 (0.17%) iPad
12 1 (0.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 26 (4.54%) Linux
2 10 (1.75%) Windows
3 8 (1.40%) Android
3 8 (1.40%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.70%) Unix
5 1 (0.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 517 (90.23%) Front End Development
2 248 (43.28%) Agile Software Development
3 134 (23.39%) Web Development
4 85 (14.83%) Scrum
5 75 (13.09%) TDD
6 68 (11.87%) Responsive Web Design
7 64 (11.17%) MVC
8 58 (10.12%) Software Engineering
9 35 (6.11%) Continuous Integration
9 35 (6.11%) Microservices
10 34 (5.93%) Open Source
10 34 (5.93%) Wireframes
11 33 (5.76%) BDD
12 32 (5.58%) Test Automation
13 30 (5.24%) Unit Testing
14 29 (5.06%) OO
15 28 (4.89%) Problem-Solving
16 27 (4.71%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
17 25 (4.36%) Computer Science
17 25 (4.36%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 521 (90.92%) JavaScript
2 119 (20.77%) C#
3 89 (15.53%) TypeScript
4 70 (12.22%) PHP
5 55 (9.60%) ES6
5 55 (9.60%) Java
6 52 (9.08%) SQL
7 41 (7.16%) Python
8 9 (1.57%) C++
8 9 (1.57%) ES7
8 9 (1.57%) T-SQL
9 8 (1.40%) Bourne shell
10 6 (1.05%) Kotlin
11 5 (0.87%) Apple Swift
11 5 (0.87%) Objective-C
11 5 (0.87%) Perl
11 5 (0.87%) Ruby
12 3 (0.52%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.35%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.35%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (6.46%) Degree
2 9 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (0.87%) SC Cleared
3 5 (0.87%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (6.46%) QA
2 10 (1.75%) GAMP
3 4 (0.70%) WCAG
4 3 (0.52%) WAI
5 1 (0.17%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (3.14%) Docker
2 1 (0.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 22 (3.84%) Kibana
1 22 (3.84%) logstash
2 9 (1.57%) Marathon
2 9 (1.57%) Mesos
3 3 (0.52%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 26 (4.54%) Microsoft
2 15 (2.62%) Adobe
3 14 (2.44%) Oracle
4 5 (0.87%) Dell
4 5 (0.87%) Google
4 5 (0.87%) WooCommerce
5 4 (0.70%) TOWER Software
6 3 (0.52%) Sybase
6 3 (0.52%) Telerik
7 2 (0.35%) Progress
8 1 (0.17%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.17%) HubSpot
8 1 (0.17%) Mapbox
8 1 (0.17%) Tableau