Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 135 184
Rank change year-on-year +26 +49 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 822 729 716
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.72% 2.44% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.81% 2.52% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 800 681 712
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +9.59%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +12.50%

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 29,292 28,951 36,990
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.98% 96.79% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 24,357 24,276 31,489
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,943 £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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +51 346 £47,500 +18.75% 59
Berkshire +28 205 £52,500 +31.25% 24
Hampshire -5 186 £45,000 +20.00% 15
East Sussex -18 114 £45,000 - 17
Oxfordshire +49 103 £40,000 - 22
West Sussex +19 91 £42,500 -3.41% 6
Surrey -7 73 £47,500 +23.38% 15
Buckinghamshire -10 41 £47,500 +11.76% 13
Kent +2 12 £35,000 - 7
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 22 July 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.

1 766 (93.19%) JavaScript
2 752 (91.48%) Front End Development
3 738 (89.78%) CSS
4 715 (86.98%) HTML
5 500 (60.83%) AngularJS
6 326 (39.66%) React
7 314 (38.20%) HTML5
8 312 (37.96%) Agile Software Development
9 308 (37.47%) CSS3
10 297 (36.13%) jQuery
11 271 (32.97%) User Experience
12 229 (27.86%) Sass
13 216 (26.28%) Web Development
14 192 (23.36%) Node.js
15 178 (21.65%) Git (software)
16 165 (20.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 150 (18.25%) .NET
18 125 (15.21%) Java
19 118 (14.36%) C#
20 116 (14.11%) Scrum
21 109 (13.26%) PHP
22 101 (12.29%) Photoshop
23 93 (11.31%) Degree
23 93 (11.31%) Redux
24 91 (11.07%) Responsive Web Design
25 90 (10.95%) webpack
25 90 (10.95%) TDD
26 88 (10.71%) LESS
27 87 (10.58%) REST
28 86 (10.46%) MVC

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 71 (8.64%) CMS
2 31 (3.77%) WordPress
3 27 (3.28%) Umbraco
4 14 (1.70%) Drupal
5 7 (0.85%) Kentico
6 5 (0.61%) IIS
6 5 (0.61%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.49%) EPiServer
7 4 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.36%) Confluence
9 2 (0.24%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.24%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.12%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.12%) Liferay
Applications
1 101 (12.29%) Photoshop
2 29 (3.53%) Adobe Illustrator
3 23 (2.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 13 (1.58%) Chatbot
5 7 (0.85%) OmniGraffle
6 3 (0.36%) InDesign
7 1 (0.12%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 5 (0.61%) Magento
1 5 (0.61%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.24%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 61 (7.42%) npm
2 34 (4.14%) SaaS
3 33 (4.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (2.43%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (1.70%) GitHub
6 8 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.49%) Google Play
7 4 (0.49%) Office 365
8 2 (0.24%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.24%) Yarn
9 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.12%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.12%) PaaS
9 1 (0.12%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.80%) Internet
2 5 (0.61%) SMS
3 3 (0.36%) HTTP
4 1 (0.12%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 28 (3.41%) MySQL
3 22 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (1.82%) NoSQL
4 15 (1.82%) Relational Database
5 11 (1.34%) MongoDB
6 8 (0.97%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (0.61%) InfluxDB
8 3 (0.36%) Big Data
8 3 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.24%) GIS
9 2 (0.24%) Power BI
9 2 (0.24%) QlikView
10 1 (0.12%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.12%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 178 (21.65%) Git (software)
2 90 (10.95%) webpack
3 73 (8.88%) gulp
4 47 (5.72%) JIRA
5 40 (4.87%) Subversion
6 35 (4.26%) Visual Studio
7 29 (3.53%) Grunt
8 25 (3.04%) Jasmine
9 23 (2.80%) Eclipse
10 22 (2.68%) Gradle
10 22 (2.68%) Maven
11 21 (2.55%) Selenium
12 20 (2.43%) IntelliJ
13 18 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
13 18 (2.19%) Visual Studio Code
14 14 (1.70%) SpecFlow
15 8 (0.97%) Axure RP
16 6 (0.73%) Babel
16 6 (0.73%) Bitbucket
16 6 (0.73%) Mocha
General
1 68 (8.27%) Finance
2 39 (4.74%) Marketing
3 27 (3.28%) Games
4 20 (2.43%) Retail
5 10 (1.22%) Multimedia
6 7 (0.85%) Advertising
6 7 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (0.61%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.49%) Back Office
8 4 (0.49%) Banking
8 4 (0.49%) Publishing
9 3 (0.36%) Electronics
9 3 (0.36%) Law
9 3 (0.36%) Legal
10 2 (0.24%) Arabic Language
10 2 (0.24%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.12%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 738 (89.78%) CSS
2 715 (86.98%) HTML
3 500 (60.83%) AngularJS
4 326 (39.66%) React
5 314 (38.20%) HTML5
6 308 (37.47%) CSS3
7 297 (36.13%) jQuery
8 229 (27.86%) Sass
9 192 (23.36%) Node.js
10 165 (20.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 150 (18.25%) .NET
12 93 (11.31%) Redux
13 88 (10.71%) LESS
14 87 (10.58%) REST
15 82 (9.98%) Vue.js
16 75 (9.12%) Ajax
17 74 (9.00%) Angular 2
18 68 (8.27%) ASP.NET
19 62 (7.54%) JSON
20 45 (5.47%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 271 (32.97%) User Experience
2 68 (8.27%) Computer Science
3 56 (6.81%) Greenfield Project
4 36 (4.38%) Mobile App
5 25 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
6 22 (2.68%) Graphic Design
6 22 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
7 21 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (1.34%) Social Media
9 7 (0.85%) BBC
10 6 (0.73%) Robotics
11 4 (0.49%) Fintech
11 4 (0.49%) iPhone
11 4 (0.49%) NHS
11 4 (0.49%) W3C
12 3 (0.36%) Linux Command Line
13 2 (0.24%) Animation
13 2 (0.24%) Driving Licence
13 2 (0.24%) FMCG
13 2 (0.24%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 32 (3.89%) Android
2 27 (3.28%) Apple iOS
3 16 (1.95%) Windows
4 11 (1.34%) Linux
5 8 (0.97%) Unix
6 4 (0.49%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 752 (91.48%) Front End Development
2 312 (37.96%) Agile Software Development
3 216 (26.28%) Web Development
4 116 (14.11%) Scrum
5 91 (11.07%) Responsive Web Design
6 90 (10.95%) TDD
7 86 (10.46%) MVC
8 69 (8.39%) Unit Testing
9 57 (6.93%) Web Design
10 56 (6.81%) Prototyping
11 55 (6.69%) Wireframes
12 53 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
13 50 (6.08%) E-Commerce
14 39 (4.74%) Software Engineering
15 37 (4.50%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
15 37 (4.50%) SEO
15 37 (4.50%) Test Automation
16 36 (4.38%) Analytics
16 36 (4.38%) Mobile First
17 33 (4.01%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 766 (93.19%) JavaScript
2 125 (15.21%) Java
3 118 (14.36%) C#
4 109 (13.26%) PHP
5 66 (8.03%) SQL
6 52 (6.33%) TypeScript
7 41 (4.99%) ES6
8 24 (2.92%) Python
9 20 (2.43%) Apple Swift
9 20 (2.43%) Objective-C
9 20 (2.43%) Perl
10 12 (1.46%) T-SQL
11 11 (1.34%) GLSL
12 10 (1.22%) C++
12 10 (1.22%) Ruby
13 8 (0.97%) C
14 3 (0.36%) Bourne shell
14 3 (0.36%) ES7
14 3 (0.36%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.24%) Go
Qualifications
1 93 (11.31%) Degree
2 9 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.12%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.14%) QA
2 1 (0.12%) WCAG
System Software
1 15 (1.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.12%) Graphite
1 1 (0.12%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 86 (10.46%) Adobe
2 40 (4.87%) Google
3 28 (3.41%) Oracle
4 23 (2.80%) Microsoft
5 19 (2.31%) Xamarin
6 16 (1.95%) HP
7 8 (0.97%) Sybase
7 8 (0.97%) Twitter
8 7 (0.85%) Telerik
8 7 (0.85%) TOWER Software
9 6 (0.73%) Apple
10 5 (0.61%) Facebook
10 5 (0.61%) Sony
10 5 (0.61%) Yahoo!
11 4 (0.49%) Sitecore
12 3 (0.36%) Capita
13 2 (0.24%) Cadence
13 2 (0.24%) Perforce
13 2 (0.24%) Tableau
14 1 (0.12%) Sencha