Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 177 170
Rank change year-on-year +37 -7 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 733 678 836
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.38% 1.94% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.46% 2.00% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 749 654 774
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 £28,500 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 29763 33916 41254
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.61% 96.98% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 24844 28453 34418
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +6 278 £45,000 +12.50% 32
Hampshire +36 199 £42,500 +21.43% 14
Berkshire +5 133 £45,000 +5.88% 14
Surrey +35 128 £42,500 - 7
Buckinghamshire +4 84 £43,125 +7.81% 10
West Sussex +39 69 £40,000 +11.11% 3
Oxfordshire -5 61 £40,000 +2.56% 8
East Sussex +7 44 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Kent +18 17 £40,000 +10.34% 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 21 November 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.

1 695 (94.82%) JavaScript
2 674 (91.95%) HTML
3 671 (91.54%) Front End Development
4 670 (91.41%) CSS
5 440 (60.03%) AngularJS
6 308 (42.02%) jQuery
7 306 (41.75%) HTML5
8 281 (38.34%) User Experience
9 280 (38.20%) React
10 277 (37.79%) Web Development
11 255 (34.79%) CSS3
12 236 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
13 181 (24.69%) Node.js
14 143 (19.51%) PHP
15 133 (18.14%) Sass
16 127 (17.33%) Scrum
17 112 (15.28%) Git (software)
18 100 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
19 95 (12.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 86 (11.73%) Java
21 85 (11.60%) Ajax
22 75 (10.23%) C#
23 74 (10.10%) Photoshop
23 74 (10.10%) Degree
24 72 (9.82%) .NET
25 67 (9.14%) MVC
26 66 (9.00%) Finance
27 64 (8.73%) RESTful
28 63 (8.59%) LESS
29 61 (8.32%) Ember.js

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 33 (4.50%) CMS
2 29 (3.96%) WordPress
3 11 (1.50%) Apache
4 8 (1.09%) Tomcat
5 7 (0.95%) Drupal
6 6 (0.82%) nginx
7 3 (0.41%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.27%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.27%) ExpressionEngine
8 2 (0.27%) MODX
9 1 (0.14%) Confluence
9 1 (0.14%) Kentico
9 1 (0.14%) SAS
9 1 (0.14%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 74 (10.10%) Photoshop
2 35 (4.77%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (1.77%) Chatbot
4 5 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.55%) GIMP
6 3 (0.41%) Inkscape
7 2 (0.27%) InDesign
8 1 (0.14%) InVision
8 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Office
8 1 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.55%) Magento
2 1 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (5.18%) SaaS
2 28 (3.82%) npm
3 24 (3.27%) Google Analytics
4 18 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (1.91%) GitHub
6 13 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (0.95%) Google Play
9 4 (0.55%) Serverless
9 4 (0.55%) Slack
10 2 (0.27%) G Suite
10 2 (0.27%) Google Tag Manager
10 2 (0.27%) Yarn
11 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.14%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.09%) Internet
2 4 (0.55%) SMS
3 2 (0.27%) PPP
3 2 (0.27%) SSH
4 1 (0.14%) DNS
4 1 (0.14%) FTP
4 1 (0.14%) HTTP
4 1 (0.14%) Intranet
4 1 (0.14%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (5.73%) MySQL
2 30 (4.09%) SQL Server
3 17 (2.32%) NoSQL
3 17 (2.32%) Relational Database
4 13 (1.77%) Big Data
5 9 (1.23%) RDBMS
6 6 (0.82%) MongoDB
7 4 (0.55%) Redis
8 2 (0.27%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.14%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.14%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.14%) GIS
9 1 (0.14%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.14%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.14%) Power BI
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.14%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 112 (15.28%) Git (software)
2 54 (7.37%) gulp
3 39 (5.32%) Jasmine
4 38 (5.18%) Grunt
5 27 (3.68%) webpack
6 26 (3.55%) Jenkins
6 26 (3.55%) JIRA
7 23 (3.14%) Protractor
8 22 (3.00%) Selenium
9 18 (2.46%) Karma Test Runner
10 17 (2.32%) Visual Studio
11 14 (1.91%) Subversion
12 11 (1.50%) WebDriver
13 8 (1.09%) Bitbucket
14 7 (0.95%) SpecFlow
15 6 (0.82%) Babel
15 6 (0.82%) Mocha
16 5 (0.68%) PhantomJS
17 4 (0.55%) Bower
17 4 (0.55%) PostCSS
General
1 66 (9.00%) Finance
2 47 (6.41%) Marketing
3 45 (6.14%) Retail
4 40 (5.46%) Telecoms
5 23 (3.14%) Games
6 16 (2.18%) Advertising
7 11 (1.50%) Banking
8 10 (1.36%) Multimedia
9 8 (1.09%) Legal
10 7 (0.95%) Electronics
11 5 (0.68%) Swedish Language
12 4 (0.55%) Billing
13 3 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.41%) Publishing
14 2 (0.27%) Automotive
14 2 (0.27%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.14%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 674 (91.95%) HTML
2 670 (91.41%) CSS
3 440 (60.03%) AngularJS
4 308 (42.02%) jQuery
5 306 (41.75%) HTML5
6 280 (38.20%) React
7 255 (34.79%) CSS3
8 181 (24.69%) Node.js
9 133 (18.14%) Sass
10 95 (12.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 85 (11.60%) Ajax
12 72 (9.82%) .NET
13 64 (8.73%) RESTful
14 63 (8.59%) LESS
15 61 (8.32%) Ember.js
16 56 (7.64%) Backbone.js
17 52 (7.09%) Vue (Vue.js)
18 51 (6.96%) Ext JS
19 49 (6.68%) Redux
20 48 (6.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 281 (38.34%) User Experience
2 57 (7.78%) Computer Science
3 55 (7.50%) Greenfield Project
4 39 (5.32%) Mobile App
5 17 (2.32%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (2.18%) Graphic Design
6 16 (2.18%) iPad
7 10 (1.36%) Fintech
8 9 (1.23%) Digital Media
8 9 (1.23%) Smartphone
9 8 (1.09%) iPhone
10 5 (0.68%) RIA
10 5 (0.68%) W3C
11 4 (0.55%) BBC
11 4 (0.55%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.55%) Driving Licence
11 4 (0.55%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (0.41%) EPoS
12 3 (0.41%) Internet of Things
12 3 (0.41%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (3.41%) Android
2 21 (2.86%) Linux
3 18 (2.46%) Windows
4 16 (2.18%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.55%) Unix
6 2 (0.27%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.14%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 671 (91.54%) Front End Development
2 277 (37.79%) Web Development
3 236 (32.20%) Agile Software Development
4 127 (17.33%) Scrum
5 100 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
6 67 (9.14%) MVC
7 57 (7.78%) TDD
8 48 (6.55%) BDD
8 48 (6.55%) Continuous Integration
9 42 (5.73%) SDLC
9 42 (5.73%) Wireframes
10 40 (5.46%) Mentoring
11 37 (5.05%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 36 (4.91%) Web Design
13 35 (4.77%) E-Commerce
14 32 (4.37%) Test Automation
14 32 (4.37%) Web Application Development
15 31 (4.23%) Kanban
15 31 (4.23%) OOP
16 30 (4.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 695 (94.82%) JavaScript
2 143 (19.51%) PHP
3 86 (11.73%) Java
4 75 (10.23%) C#
5 59 (8.05%) SQL
6 49 (6.68%) ES6
7 29 (3.96%) Python
8 25 (3.41%) Ruby
9 22 (3.00%) TypeScript
10 16 (2.18%) C
11 15 (2.05%) Perl
12 11 (1.50%) ECMAScript
13 7 (0.95%) T-SQL
14 6 (0.82%) C++
15 5 (0.68%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.68%) Go
16 3 (0.41%) VB.NET
17 2 (0.27%) PHP 5
17 2 (0.27%) PHP 7
18 1 (0.14%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 74 (10.10%) Degree
2 18 (2.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.27%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.14%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.77%) QA
2 9 (1.23%) WCAG
3 2 (0.27%) WAI
System Software
1 13 (1.77%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
1 2 (0.27%) Puppet
2 1 (0.14%) Mesos
Vendors
1 38 (5.18%) Google
2 36 (4.91%) Adobe
3 23 (3.14%) Microsoft
4 11 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
4 11 (1.50%) Twitter
5 8 (1.09%) Capita
5 8 (1.09%) Oracle
5 8 (1.09%) Sencha
6 7 (0.95%) hybris
7 3 (0.41%) ServiceNow
7 3 (0.41%) Telerik
7 3 (0.41%) Zend
8 2 (0.27%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.27%) HubSpot
8 2 (0.27%) Optimizely
8 2 (0.27%) SAP
8 2 (0.27%) Sony
9 1 (0.14%) Mapbox