Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 163 166
Rank change year-on-year +33 +3 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 765 643 856
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.45% 2.05% 2.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.53% 2.12% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 768 598 852
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,625 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%

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 30,243 30,333 39,989
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.81% 96.91% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 25,318 25,162 33,995
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £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 18 February 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 18 February 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 +15 311 £45,000 +12.50% 49
Hampshire +32 243 £45,000 +20.00% 16
Berkshire +15 144 £45,000 +12.50% 28
Oxfordshire +49 106 £40,000 - 7
Surrey +12 104 £47,500 +18.75% 14
Buckinghamshire -8 62 £45,000 +28.57% 14
West Sussex +12 47 £41,250 +3.13% 10
East Sussex -33 45 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Kent +18 16 £40,000 +14.29% 2
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 18 February 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.

1 737 (96.34%) JavaScript
2 690 (90.20%) HTML
3 686 (89.67%) CSS
4 681 (89.02%) Front End Development
5 487 (63.66%) AngularJS
6 342 (44.71%) jQuery
7 306 (40.00%) React
8 297 (38.82%) Agile Software Development
9 286 (37.39%) HTML5
10 271 (35.42%) Web Development
11 264 (34.51%) User Experience
12 239 (31.24%) CSS3
13 194 (25.36%) Node.js
14 176 (23.01%) Sass
15 160 (20.92%) Scrum
16 142 (18.56%) PHP
17 137 (17.91%) Git (software)
18 119 (15.56%) C#
19 117 (15.29%) Responsive Web Design
20 112 (14.64%) .NET
21 103 (13.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 99 (12.94%) Ajax
23 94 (12.29%) LESS
24 89 (11.63%) Java
25 87 (11.37%) SQL
25 87 (11.37%) Degree
26 83 (10.85%) MVC
27 79 (10.33%) TDD
28 77 (10.07%) Redux
29 76 (9.93%) 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 57 (7.45%) CMS
2 53 (6.93%) WordPress
3 16 (2.09%) Drupal
4 12 (1.57%) Apache
5 10 (1.31%) Umbraco
6 9 (1.18%) nginx
7 5 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.26%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.26%) ExpressionEngine
8 2 (0.26%) Joomla!
8 2 (0.26%) MODX
9 1 (0.13%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.13%) Kentico
Applications
1 69 (9.02%) Photoshop
2 31 (4.05%) Adobe Illustrator
3 28 (3.66%) Chatbot
4 12 (1.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 14 (1.83%) Magento
2 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.13%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 58 (7.58%) SaaS
2 23 (3.01%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (2.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (2.61%) npm
4 19 (2.48%) Google Analytics
5 12 (1.57%) GitHub
6 7 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.92%) Amazon S3
6 7 (0.92%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 7 (0.92%) CloudFront
6 7 (0.92%) Route 53
7 6 (0.78%) Google Play
8 5 (0.65%) Adobe Analytics
8 5 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.52%) Serverless
9 4 (0.52%) Slack
10 2 (0.26%) G Suite
10 2 (0.26%) Yarn
11 1 (0.13%) AdWords
11 1 (0.13%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.61%) Internet
2 8 (1.05%) SMS
3 1 (0.13%) FTP
3 1 (0.13%) HTTP
3 1 (0.13%) SMTP
3 1 (0.13%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (9.28%) MySQL
2 54 (7.06%) SQL Server
3 30 (3.92%) NoSQL
4 20 (2.61%) Big Data
5 17 (2.22%) MongoDB
6 12 (1.57%) Relational Database
7 7 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
8 5 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (0.52%) Redis
10 2 (0.26%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.26%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (0.13%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.13%) Cosmos DB
11 1 (0.13%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.13%) Power BI
11 1 (0.13%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.13%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 137 (17.91%) Git (software)
2 65 (8.50%) gulp
3 61 (7.97%) webpack
4 45 (5.88%) Grunt
5 44 (5.75%) Jasmine
6 29 (3.79%) JIRA
6 29 (3.79%) Subversion
7 24 (3.14%) Protractor
7 24 (3.14%) Visual Studio
8 23 (3.01%) Selenium
9 19 (2.48%) Karma Test Runner
10 17 (2.22%) Jenkins
11 12 (1.57%) SpecFlow
12 9 (1.18%) Babel
13 8 (1.05%) WebDriver
14 6 (0.78%) Maven
15 5 (0.65%) QUnit
16 4 (0.52%) Mocha
16 4 (0.52%) SonarQube
16 4 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 61 (7.97%) Finance
2 55 (7.19%) Marketing
3 35 (4.58%) Retail
4 17 (2.22%) Advertising
5 16 (2.09%) Telecoms
6 14 (1.83%) Multimedia
7 13 (1.70%) Pharmaceutical
8 11 (1.44%) Games
9 9 (1.18%) Banking
10 7 (0.92%) Electronics
10 7 (0.92%) Publishing
11 5 (0.65%) Swedish Language
12 4 (0.52%) Arabic Language
13 3 (0.39%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.13%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.13%) Automotive
14 1 (0.13%) Billing
14 1 (0.13%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 690 (90.20%) HTML
2 686 (89.67%) CSS
3 487 (63.66%) AngularJS
4 342 (44.71%) jQuery
5 306 (40.00%) React
6 286 (37.39%) HTML5
7 239 (31.24%) CSS3
8 194 (25.36%) Node.js
9 176 (23.01%) Sass
10 112 (14.64%) .NET
11 103 (13.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 99 (12.94%) Ajax
13 94 (12.29%) LESS
14 77 (10.07%) Redux
15 74 (9.67%) Vue (Vue.js)
16 72 (9.41%) Ember.js
17 69 (9.02%) REST
18 65 (8.50%) JSON
19 57 (7.45%) Backbone.js
20 49 (6.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 264 (34.51%) User Experience
2 47 (6.14%) Greenfield Project
3 41 (5.36%) Mobile App
4 40 (5.23%) Computer Science
5 15 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (1.96%) Graphic Design
6 9 (1.18%) Digital Media
6 9 (1.18%) Fintech
6 9 (1.18%) Smartphone
7 7 (0.92%) BBC
7 7 (0.92%) RIA
8 6 (0.78%) iPhone
8 6 (0.78%) Social Media
9 4 (0.52%) Driving Licence
9 4 (0.52%) W3C
10 3 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.39%) EPoS
11 2 (0.26%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.26%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.26%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (2.88%) Android
2 18 (2.35%) Apple iOS
3 15 (1.96%) Windows
4 12 (1.57%) Linux
5 4 (0.52%) Unix
6 1 (0.13%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 681 (89.02%) Front End Development
2 297 (38.82%) Agile Software Development
3 271 (35.42%) Web Development
4 160 (20.92%) Scrum
5 117 (15.29%) Responsive Web Design
6 83 (10.85%) MVC
7 79 (10.33%) TDD
8 59 (7.71%) Software Engineering
9 49 (6.41%) Continuous Integration
9 49 (6.41%) E-Commerce
10 47 (6.14%) BDD
11 43 (5.62%) OOP
11 43 (5.62%) Test Automation
11 43 (5.62%) Web Application Development
12 42 (5.49%) SDLC
13 39 (5.10%) Mentoring
14 38 (4.97%) Wireframes
15 37 (4.84%) Open Source
16 34 (4.44%) OO
17 31 (4.05%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 737 (96.34%) JavaScript
2 142 (18.56%) PHP
3 119 (15.56%) C#
4 89 (11.63%) Java
5 87 (11.37%) SQL
6 76 (9.93%) ES6
7 47 (6.14%) Python
8 43 (5.62%) TypeScript
9 22 (2.88%) Ruby
10 19 (2.48%) ES7
11 11 (1.44%) C
12 10 (1.31%) Scala
13 9 (1.18%) C++
13 9 (1.18%) Go
13 9 (1.18%) T-SQL
13 9 (1.18%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.39%) GraphQL
15 2 (0.26%) PHP 5
15 2 (0.26%) PHP 7
15 2 (0.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 87 (11.37%) Degree
2 9 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (0.78%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.52%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (2.09%) QA
2 10 (1.31%) WCAG
3 4 (0.52%) GDPR
System Software
1 25 (3.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.26%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.13%) Mesos
2 1 (0.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 58 (7.58%) Adobe
2 43 (5.62%) Google
3 28 (3.66%) Microsoft
4 21 (2.75%) Oracle
5 13 (1.70%) Twitter
6 11 (1.44%) Capita
7 9 (1.18%) Sencha
8 5 (0.65%) Monetate
8 5 (0.65%) Optimizely
8 5 (0.65%) Tealium
8 5 (0.65%) Zend
9 4 (0.52%) ServiceNow
9 4 (0.52%) Sybase
10 3 (0.39%) Apple
10 3 (0.39%) HP
10 3 (0.39%) Telerik
11 2 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.26%) SAP
11 2 (0.26%) Sony
11 2 (0.26%) Yahoo!