The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England / South East
Rank 125 178 212
Rank change year-on-year +53 +34  
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 363 362 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.44% 1.88% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.52% 1.94% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 332 342 249
Median salary £40,000 £40,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.23% +15.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14386 18632 20289
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.50% 96.66% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 12028 15887 16329
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +36 89 £37,500 - 18
Berkshire +67 86 £38,750 -3.12% 6
East Sussex +8 57 £42,500 - 9
Surrey +39 44 £40,000 -5.88% 3
West Sussex +10 31 £45,000 - 2
Kent +15 22 £35,000 -6.66% 7
Buckinghamshire +11 16 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Oxfordshire -33 16 £37,500 -18.47% 8
Home Counties +3 2 £57,500 -4.16%
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 625 (92.87%) JavaScript
2 623 (92.57%) CSS
3 621 (92.27%) HTML
4 583 (86.63%) Front End Development
5 362 (53.79%) AngularJS
6 323 (47.99%) HTML5
7 275 (40.86%) Web Development
8 264 (39.23%) CSS3
9 261 (38.78%) jQuery
10 193 (28.68%) User Experience
11 184 (27.34%) Sass
12 175 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
13 156 (23.18%) React
14 150 (22.29%) PHP
15 140 (20.80%) Git (software)
16 126 (18.72%) Node.js
16 126 (18.72%) Backbone.js
17 119 (17.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 106 (15.75%) Ajax
19 100 (14.86%) MVC
20 96 (14.26%) .NET
21 95 (14.12%) Photoshop
22 91 (13.52%) C#
23 88 (13.08%) Responsive Web Design
24 84 (12.48%) gulp
25 83 (12.33%) Grunt
26 82 (12.18%) Degree
27 74 (11.00%) TDD
28 71 (10.55%) Scrum
29 66 (9.81%) SQL

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top Related 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 46 (6.84%) CMS
2 25 (3.71%) Umbraco
2 25 (3.71%) WordPress
3 19 (2.82%) Apache
4 17 (2.53%) Drupal
5 16 (2.38%) EPiServer
6 9 (1.34%) Confluence
7 6 (0.89%) IIS
7 6 (0.89%) JBoss
7 6 (0.89%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.45%) ColdFusion
8 3 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.15%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.15%) nginx
9 1 (0.15%) SAS
9 1 (0.15%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 95 (14.12%) Photoshop
2 25 (3.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 18 (2.67%) MS Excel
4 7 (1.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.30%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (0.30%) InDesign
7 1 (0.15%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 14 (2.08%) Magento
2 8 (1.19%) Adobe Campaign
3 6 (0.89%) Eloqua
3 6 (0.89%) Unica
4 1 (0.15%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.53%) SaaS
2 14 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.19%) GitHub
4 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.15%) Google Tag Manager
4 1 (0.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.57%) Internet
2 7 (1.04%) HTTP
3 2 (0.30%) Broadband
3 2 (0.30%) SSH
3 2 (0.30%) VPN
4 1 (0.15%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (7.73%) MySQL
2 29 (4.31%) SQL Server
3 19 (2.82%) MongoDB
4 13 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (0.74%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.59%) Redis
8 4 (0.59%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.45%) Big Data
10 2 (0.30%) DTS
10 2 (0.30%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.15%) KDB
11 1 (0.15%) QGIS
11 1 (0.15%) RethinkDB
11 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 140 (20.80%) Git (software)
2 84 (12.48%) gulp
3 83 (12.33%) Grunt
4 31 (4.61%) Subversion
5 23 (3.42%) Visual Studio
6 20 (2.97%) Karma Test Runner
7 18 (2.67%) Jasmine
7 18 (2.67%) Mocha
8 13 (1.93%) JIRA
9 12 (1.78%) PhantomJS
10 9 (1.34%) Babel
10 9 (1.34%) webpack
11 7 (1.04%) Selenium
12 6 (0.89%) Bower
12 6 (0.89%) Protractor
13 4 (0.59%) Axure RP
13 4 (0.59%) Mercurial
14 3 (0.45%) Jenkins
14 3 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
14 3 (0.45%) WebStorm
General
1 56 (8.32%) Marketing
2 41 (6.09%) Finance
3 38 (5.65%) Telecoms
4 22 (3.27%) Games
5 21 (3.12%) Retail
6 19 (2.82%) Banking
7 10 (1.49%) Advertising
8 2 (0.30%) Legal
8 2 (0.30%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.15%) Arabic Language
9 1 (0.15%) Automotive
9 1 (0.15%) Electronics
9 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 623 (92.57%) CSS
2 621 (92.27%) HTML
3 362 (53.79%) AngularJS
4 323 (47.99%) HTML5
5 264 (39.23%) CSS3
6 261 (38.78%) jQuery
7 184 (27.34%) Sass
8 156 (23.18%) React
9 126 (18.72%) Backbone.js
9 126 (18.72%) Node.js
10 119 (17.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 106 (15.75%) Ajax
12 96 (14.26%) .NET
13 66 (9.81%) LESS
14 59 (8.77%) KnockoutJS
15 53 (7.88%) RESTful
16 50 (7.43%) ASP.NET
17 49 (7.28%) Ember.js
18 48 (7.13%) JSON
19 45 (6.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 193 (28.68%) User Experience
2 50 (7.43%) Computer Science
3 23 (3.42%) Mobile App
4 14 (2.08%) Social Media
5 10 (1.49%) iPad
6 9 (1.34%) Animation
7 8 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (1.04%) BBC
8 7 (1.04%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.04%) Online Games
9 5 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
10 4 (0.59%) e-Learning
11 3 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.45%) Fintech
11 3 (0.45%) Internet of Things
11 3 (0.45%) NHS
11 3 (0.45%) Streaming Video
11 3 (0.45%) W3C
11 3 (0.45%) Xbox
12 2 (0.30%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 37 (5.50%) Linux
2 16 (2.38%) Windows
3 4 (0.59%) Android
3 4 (0.59%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.30%) Unix
4 2 (0.30%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.15%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.15%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 583 (86.63%) Front End Development
2 275 (40.86%) Web Development
3 175 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
4 100 (14.86%) MVC
5 88 (13.08%) Responsive Web Design
6 74 (11.00%) TDD
7 71 (10.55%) Scrum
8 51 (7.58%) OO
8 51 (7.58%) Web Design
9 49 (7.28%) E-Commerce
10 43 (6.39%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 41 (6.09%) Software Engineering
12 29 (4.31%) OOP
13 27 (4.01%) Unit Testing
13 27 (4.01%) Wireframes
14 25 (3.71%) Continuous Integration
15 23 (3.42%) Web Accessibility
16 21 (3.12%) Visualisation
17 20 (2.97%) Digital Marketing
17 20 (2.97%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 625 (92.87%) JavaScript
2 150 (22.29%) PHP
3 91 (13.52%) C#
4 66 (9.81%) SQL
5 49 (7.28%) Java
6 19 (2.82%) ES6
7 15 (2.23%) VB.NET
8 14 (2.08%) Python
8 14 (2.08%) Ruby
8 14 (2.08%) T-SQL
9 13 (1.93%) TypeScript
10 12 (1.78%) C++
10 12 (1.78%) CoffeeScript
11 10 (1.49%) PHP 7
12 9 (1.34%) PHP 5
13 8 (1.19%) Perl
14 7 (1.04%) C
15 3 (0.45%) Go
15 3 (0.45%) R
15 3 (0.45%) XPath
Qualifications
1 82 (12.18%) Degree
2 7 (1.04%) Security Cleared
3 6 (0.89%) DBS Check
4 3 (0.45%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.30%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.15%) Analytics IQ
6 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (1.93%) QA
2 5 (0.74%) WCAG
3 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (1.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.15%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 37 (5.50%) Adobe
2 21 (3.12%) Microsoft
3 16 (2.38%) Zend
4 13 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (1.04%) Google
5 7 (1.04%) Oracle
5 7 (1.04%) Sony
6 6 (0.89%) Marketo
6 6 (0.89%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 5 (0.74%) Facebook
7 5 (0.74%) Perforce
8 3 (0.45%) IBM
8 3 (0.45%) Twitter
9 1 (0.15%) ATG
9 1 (0.15%) hybris
9 1 (0.15%) Optimizely
9 1 (0.15%) Sencha
9 1 (0.15%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.15%) Xamarin
Princes Risborough, Buckinghamshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 PA
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £52000 Per Annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: UP TO 40K + BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
Thame, Oxfordshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50,000 + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits & Cool Projects
Posted: 2 days ago
Ashford, Kent
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50K + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Market Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Coded People
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire
IT Talent Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 5 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Good benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Talent Spa
Salary: Up to £45,000
Posted: 6 days ago