Period
to 30 March 2020

The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 30 March 2020.

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
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 127 150 131
Rank change year-on-year +23 -19 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 486 588 795
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.26% 2.20% 2.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.36% 2.28% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 442 573 837
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £29,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £66,200 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% +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 20,611 25,836 30,711
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.68% 96.65% 96.92%
Number of salaries quoted 16,797 21,367 25,604
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +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 proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the South East over the 6 months to 30 March 2020.

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 30 March 2020. 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 +31 215 £55,000 +15.79% 31
Berkshire +65 139 £55,000 - 15
Hampshire +7 109 £47,500 +11.76% 16
Surrey +20 63 £48,750 - 16
East Sussex -29 53 £40,000 -13.51% 1
Buckinghamshire -7 41 £50,000 +37.93% 5
Oxfordshire -10 39 £52,500 +16.67% 11
West Sussex +16 25 £52,500 +31.25% 6
Kent +17 12 £36,500 +2.82% 5
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 30 March 2020, 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.

1 448 (92.18%) Front End Development
2 438 (90.12%) JavaScript
3 385 (79.22%) CSS
4 384 (79.01%) HTML
5 265 (54.53%) AngularJS
6 206 (42.39%) React
7 151 (31.07%) jQuery
8 150 (30.86%) HTML5
9 146 (30.04%) Agile Software Development
10 138 (28.40%) User Experience
11 127 (26.13%) Vue.js
11 127 (26.13%) Node.js
12 126 (25.93%) Git (software)
13 119 (24.49%) Web Development
14 110 (22.63%) Sass
15 106 (21.81%) CSS3
16 97 (19.96%) .NET
17 93 (19.14%) TypeScript
18 74 (15.23%) ES6
19 72 (14.81%) webpack
19 72 (14.81%) C#
20 69 (14.20%) LESS
21 64 (13.17%) Redux
22 60 (12.35%) Software Engineering
23 58 (11.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 57 (11.73%) SQL
25 56 (11.52%) Greenfield Project
26 51 (10.49%) Scrum
27 49 (10.08%) gulp
28 47 (9.67%) Docker

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 40 (8.23%) CMS
2 17 (3.50%) WordPress
3 12 (2.47%) Confluence
4 7 (1.44%) Drupal
5 5 (1.03%) Apache
6 2 (0.41%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.21%) Apache Airflow
7 1 (0.21%) nginx
Applications
1 20 (4.12%) Photoshop
2 15 (3.09%) Sketch
3 13 (2.67%) Zeplin
4 11 (2.26%) Adobe XD
5 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.21%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 45 (9.26%) npm
2 36 (7.41%) GitHub
3 29 (5.97%) Azure
4 28 (5.76%) AWS
5 24 (4.94%) SaaS
6 10 (2.06%) Yarn
7 5 (1.03%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.62%) DigitalOcean
8 3 (0.62%) GCP
9 2 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.47%) Wireless
2 10 (2.06%) Internet
3 4 (0.82%) HTTP
3 4 (0.82%) Intranet
3 4 (0.82%) SSH
4 2 (0.41%) AMQP
4 2 (0.41%) MQTT
4 2 (0.41%) Network Security
4 2 (0.41%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.21%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (5.35%) MySQL
2 16 (3.29%) MongoDB
3 15 (3.09%) Big Data
4 7 (1.44%) SQL Server
5 6 (1.23%) Relational Database
6 4 (0.82%) NoSQL
6 4 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.62%) Redis
8 2 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.21%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.21%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 126 (25.93%) Git (software)
2 72 (14.81%) webpack
3 49 (10.08%) gulp
4 35 (7.20%) Bitbucket
4 35 (7.20%) JIRA
5 33 (6.79%) Jasmine
6 28 (5.76%) Grunt
7 27 (5.56%) Visual Studio
8 22 (4.53%) Babel
9 20 (4.12%) Selenium
10 18 (3.70%) Xcode
11 15 (3.09%) Protractor
11 15 (3.09%) Subversion
12 13 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (2.26%) Mocha
14 10 (2.06%) ESLint
14 10 (2.06%) Visual Studio Code
15 9 (1.85%) GitLab
16 4 (0.82%) Karma Test Runner
16 4 (0.82%) Moq
General
1 33 (6.79%) Finance
2 21 (4.32%) Marketing
3 11 (2.26%) Retail
4 9 (1.85%) Games
5 6 (1.23%) Public Sector
6 5 (1.03%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.62%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.21%) Automotive
8 1 (0.21%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 385 (79.22%) CSS
2 384 (79.01%) HTML
3 265 (54.53%) AngularJS
4 206 (42.39%) React
5 151 (31.07%) jQuery
6 150 (30.86%) HTML5
7 127 (26.13%) Node.js
7 127 (26.13%) Vue.js
8 110 (22.63%) Sass
9 106 (21.81%) CSS3
10 97 (19.96%) .NET
11 69 (14.20%) LESS
12 64 (13.17%) Redux
13 58 (11.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 39 (8.02%) Angular 2
15 27 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
16 26 (5.35%) RESTful
17 23 (4.73%) REST
18 21 (4.32%) React Native
19 20 (4.12%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 138 (28.40%) User Experience
2 56 (11.52%) Greenfield Project
3 15 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (2.88%) W3C
5 7 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.23%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.82%) Algorithms
7 4 (0.82%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (0.82%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (0.82%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.62%) N-Tier
8 3 (0.62%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.41%) e-Learning
9 2 (0.41%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.41%) PKI
9 2 (0.41%) Robotics
10 1 (0.21%) Blog
10 1 (0.21%) EPoS
10 1 (0.21%) Renewable Energy
10 1 (0.21%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (5.56%) Linux
2 11 (2.26%) Android
3 10 (2.06%) Windows
4 3 (0.62%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 448 (92.18%) Front End Development
2 146 (30.04%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (24.49%) Web Development
4 60 (12.35%) Software Engineering
5 51 (10.49%) Scrum
6 34 (7.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 33 (6.79%) Microservices
7 33 (6.79%) TDD
8 29 (5.97%) Unit Testing
9 28 (5.76%) Problem-Solving
9 28 (5.76%) Responsive Web Design
10 27 (5.56%) Mobile First
11 26 (5.35%) DevOps
12 23 (4.73%) MVC
13 21 (4.32%) Business Intelligence
13 21 (4.32%) Visualisation
14 20 (4.12%) Content Management
15 19 (3.91%) Data Visualisation
15 19 (3.91%) Stakeholder Management
16 18 (3.70%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 438 (90.12%) JavaScript
2 93 (19.14%) TypeScript
3 74 (15.23%) ES6
4 72 (14.81%) C#
5 57 (11.73%) SQL
6 47 (9.67%) PHP
7 37 (7.61%) Java
8 24 (4.94%) Python
9 19 (3.91%) C++
10 15 (3.09%) C
11 7 (1.44%) Apex Code
12 6 (1.23%) ES7
13 3 (0.62%) Ruby
14 2 (0.41%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.41%) Elixir
14 2 (0.41%) Go
14 2 (0.41%) Scala
14 2 (0.41%) XAML
15 1 (0.21%) JSX
15 1 (0.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (3.70%) Degree
2 13 (2.67%) SC Cleared
2 13 (2.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.21%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.26%) QA
2 10 (2.06%) WCAG
3 1 (0.21%) WAI
System Software
1 47 (9.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (2.47%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.21%) Grafana
2 1 (0.21%) MIIS
Vendors
1 24 (4.94%) Adobe
2 11 (2.26%) Google
3 10 (2.06%) Microsoft
4 7 (1.44%) Sage
4 7 (1.44%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (0.41%) Apple
5 2 (0.41%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.41%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.21%) HubSpot
6 1 (0.21%) Mapbox
6 1 (0.21%) Netlify
6 1 (0.21%) Sitecore