Period
to 20 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

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
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 177 182
Rank change year-on-year +34 +5 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 663 674 762
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.30% 1.91% 1.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% 1.97% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 671 653 702
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,400 £26,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%

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 27857 34291 41086
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.60% 96.95% 96.91%
Number of salaries quoted 23227 28806 34109
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 20 October 2017.

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 20 October 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
Thames Valley +7 242 £44,375 +4.41% 19
Hampshire +30 165 £40,000 +14.29% 5
Surrey +49 122 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Berkshire +15 121 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Buckinghamshire +8 82 £43,750 +2.94% 3
West Sussex +48 68 £40,000 +11.11% 2
East Sussex +13 51 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Oxfordshire -21 39 £43,750 +9.38% 6
Kent +18 13 £40,000 +6.67%
Middlesex +11 4 - - 1
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 20 October 2017, Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 South East region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 626 (94.42%) JavaScript
2 610 (92.01%) Front End Development
3 608 (91.70%) HTML
4 605 (91.25%) CSS
5 370 (55.81%) AngularJS
6 275 (41.48%) jQuery
7 258 (38.91%) User Experience
8 255 (38.46%) HTML5
9 237 (35.75%) Web Development
10 233 (35.14%) React
11 215 (32.43%) CSS3
12 189 (28.51%) Agile Software Development
13 144 (21.72%) Node.js
14 130 (19.61%) PHP
15 127 (19.16%) Sass
16 89 (13.42%) Git (software)
17 86 (12.97%) Scrum
18 84 (12.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 78 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
20 77 (11.61%) Java
21 75 (11.31%) Photoshop
22 67 (10.11%) .NET
23 66 (9.95%) C#
24 65 (9.80%) RESTful
24 65 (9.80%) Degree
24 65 (9.80%) Ajax
25 61 (9.20%) MVC
26 59 (8.90%) LESS
27 58 (8.75%) Ember.js
28 54 (8.14%) Greenfield Project

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 32 (4.83%) CMS
2 31 (4.68%) WordPress
3 12 (1.81%) Tomcat
4 8 (1.21%) Apache
5 7 (1.06%) Drupal
6 3 (0.45%) nginx
6 3 (0.45%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.30%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.30%) ExpressionEngine
7 2 (0.30%) MODX
8 1 (0.15%) Confluence
8 1 (0.15%) DNN
8 1 (0.15%) IIS
8 1 (0.15%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.15%) Kentico
8 1 (0.15%) SAS
8 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 75 (11.31%) Photoshop
2 36 (5.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (1.06%) Chatbot
4 4 (0.60%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.60%) GIMP
5 3 (0.45%) Inkscape
6 2 (0.30%) InDesign
7 1 (0.15%) InVision
7 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (0.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.60%) Magento
2 1 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.47%) npm
2 16 (2.41%) SaaS
3 15 (2.26%) Google Analytics
4 14 (2.11%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (1.96%) GitHub
6 4 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.60%) Serverless
7 3 (0.45%) Google Play
7 3 (0.45%) Slack
8 2 (0.30%) Google Tag Manager
8 2 (0.30%) Yarn
9 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.15%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 29 (4.37%) Internet
2 4 (0.60%) SMS
3 2 (0.30%) PPP
4 1 (0.15%) DNS
4 1 (0.15%) Intranet
4 1 (0.15%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (4.98%) MySQL
2 26 (3.92%) SQL Server
3 22 (3.32%) Relational Database
4 17 (2.56%) NoSQL
5 13 (1.96%) RDBMS
6 10 (1.51%) Big Data
7 6 (0.90%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.45%) Redis
9 2 (0.30%) Data Lake
9 2 (0.30%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.30%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.15%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.15%) GIS
10 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 89 (13.42%) Git (software)
2 49 (7.39%) gulp
3 40 (6.03%) Grunt
4 24 (3.62%) Jasmine
5 21 (3.17%) Jenkins
6 20 (3.02%) Visual Studio
7 19 (2.87%) Subversion
8 17 (2.56%) webpack
9 16 (2.41%) Selenium
10 14 (2.11%) JIRA
10 14 (2.11%) Karma Test Runner
11 13 (1.96%) Protractor
12 11 (1.66%) WebDriver
13 10 (1.51%) Mocha
14 9 (1.36%) PhantomJS
15 8 (1.21%) Babel
15 8 (1.21%) Bitbucket
16 4 (0.60%) PostCSS
17 3 (0.45%) Bower
17 3 (0.45%) Cucumber
General
1 50 (7.54%) Finance
2 44 (6.64%) Marketing
3 43 (6.49%) Retail
3 43 (6.49%) Telecoms
4 20 (3.02%) Games
5 11 (1.66%) Advertising
5 11 (1.66%) Banking
6 8 (1.21%) Legal
6 8 (1.21%) Multimedia
7 5 (0.75%) Electronics
8 4 (0.60%) Billing
9 3 (0.45%) Swedish Language
10 2 (0.30%) Automotive
10 2 (0.30%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.15%) Law
11 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 608 (91.70%) HTML
2 605 (91.25%) CSS
3 370 (55.81%) AngularJS
4 275 (41.48%) jQuery
5 255 (38.46%) HTML5
6 233 (35.14%) React
7 215 (32.43%) CSS3
8 144 (21.72%) Node.js
9 127 (19.16%) Sass
10 84 (12.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 67 (10.11%) .NET
12 65 (9.80%) Ajax
12 65 (9.80%) RESTful
13 59 (8.90%) LESS
14 58 (8.75%) Ember.js
15 52 (7.84%) Ext JS
16 51 (7.69%) Web Services
17 50 (7.54%) Backbone.js
18 45 (6.79%) Vue (Vue.js)
19 39 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 258 (38.91%) User Experience
2 54 (8.14%) Greenfield Project
3 52 (7.84%) Computer Science
4 35 (5.28%) Mobile App
5 21 (3.17%) iPad
6 19 (2.87%) Graphic Design
7 14 (2.11%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (1.51%) Fintech
9 8 (1.21%) Digital Media
9 8 (1.21%) Smartphone
10 4 (0.60%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.60%) iPhone
11 3 (0.45%) BBC
11 3 (0.45%) Driving Licence
11 3 (0.45%) Social Media
11 3 (0.45%) W3C
12 2 (0.30%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.30%) Linux Command Line
12 2 (0.30%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.30%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 21 (3.17%) Linux
2 20 (3.02%) Windows
3 18 (2.71%) Android
4 12 (1.81%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.30%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 610 (92.01%) Front End Development
2 237 (35.75%) Web Development
3 189 (28.51%) Agile Software Development
4 86 (12.97%) Scrum
5 78 (11.76%) Responsive Web Design
6 61 (9.20%) MVC
7 44 (6.64%) Web Design
8 42 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
9 41 (6.18%) TDD
10 38 (5.73%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 35 (5.28%) E-Commerce
11 35 (5.28%) SDLC
12 34 (5.13%) OO
13 33 (4.98%) Wireframes
14 32 (4.83%) SEO
15 30 (4.52%) BDD
15 30 (4.52%) Kanban
16 28 (4.22%) Mobile Development
16 28 (4.22%) Software Engineering
17 26 (3.92%) Cross-Browser Development
Programming Languages
1 626 (94.42%) JavaScript
2 130 (19.61%) PHP
3 77 (11.61%) Java
4 66 (9.95%) C#
5 47 (7.09%) SQL
6 35 (5.28%) ES6
7 21 (3.17%) Ruby
8 20 (3.02%) C
8 20 (3.02%) TypeScript
9 18 (2.71%) Perl
10 15 (2.26%) Python
11 9 (1.36%) C++
12 6 (0.90%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.75%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.60%) ECMAScript
14 4 (0.60%) Go
15 2 (0.30%) PHP 5
15 2 (0.30%) PHP 7
16 1 (0.15%) CoffeeScript
16 1 (0.15%) sed
Qualifications
1 65 (9.80%) Degree
2 15 (2.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (0.60%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.15%) MCP
4 1 (0.15%) MCSD
4 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.36%) QA
2 8 (1.21%) WCAG
3 2 (0.30%) WAI
System Software
1 9 (1.36%) Docker
2 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (0.30%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.15%) Mesos
2 1 (0.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 40 (6.03%) Adobe
2 23 (3.47%) Google
3 18 (2.71%) Microsoft
4 11 (1.66%) hybris
4 11 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (1.21%) Oracle
6 6 (0.90%) Sencha
7 2 (0.30%) Capita
7 2 (0.30%) Dell
7 2 (0.30%) HP
7 2 (0.30%) HubSpot
7 2 (0.30%) Optimizely
7 2 (0.30%) SAP
7 2 (0.30%) ServiceNow
7 2 (0.30%) Sony
8 1 (0.15%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.15%) Mapbox
8 1 (0.15%) Twitter
8 1 (0.15%) Zend