Period
to 27 November 2021

The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 27 November 2021.

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
27 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 150 84 141
Rank change year-on-year -66 +57 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 429 313 561
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.33% 3.55% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.51% 3.68% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 320 296 500
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £28,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £38,750 £36,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £60,313 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £68,250 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +10.53%

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 17,111 8,495 23,921
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.95% 96.28% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 11,987 7,078 19,916
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £39,750 £38,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £79,300 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 27 November 2021.

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 27 November 2021. 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
Hampshire -72 128 £47,500 - 14
Thames Valley -90 126 £52,500 - 22
East Sussex +16 109 £45,000 - 12
Berkshire -70 66 £50,000 - 11
Buckinghamshire -53 35 £62,500 +8.70% 3
Surrey -48 33 £57,500 +64.29% 7
Oxfordshire -35 25 £48,750 -7.14% 8
Sussex -4 9 £35,000 -36.36%
Kent -49 9 £37,500 +3.45% 2
West Sussex -18 7 £50,000 - 2
Home Counties - 1 £85,000 -
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 27 November 2021, 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.

1 403 (93.94%) Front End Development
2 352 (82.05%) JavaScript
3 324 (75.52%) HTML
4 321 (74.83%) CSS
5 247 (57.58%) React
6 194 (45.22%) Agile Software Development
7 134 (31.24%) User Experience
8 129 (30.07%) AngularJS
9 116 (27.04%) Web Development
10 108 (25.17%) HTML5
11 106 (24.71%) Sass
11 106 (24.71%) Vue.js
12 103 (24.01%) TypeScript
13 101 (23.54%) TDD
14 82 (19.11%) Git (software)
15 78 (18.18%) Software Engineering
16 76 (17.72%) WordPress
17 75 (17.48%) CSS3
18 69 (16.08%) Unit Testing
19 66 (15.38%) jQuery
20 65 (15.15%) Node.js
21 64 (14.92%) Social Skills
22 62 (14.45%) Azure
23 61 (14.22%) Docker
24 60 (13.99%) SaaS
25 55 (12.82%) PHP
26 54 (12.59%) webpack
27 53 (12.35%) E-Commerce
28 52 (12.12%) Wireframes
29 50 (11.66%) Problem-Solving

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 76 (17.72%) WordPress
2 31 (7.23%) CMS
3 11 (2.56%) Joomla!
4 7 (1.63%) OpenStack
5 6 (1.40%) Confluence
6 4 (0.93%) Drupal
7 3 (0.70%) Kentico
8 2 (0.47%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.23%) Apache
9 1 (0.23%) lighttpd
9 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.23%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 21 (4.90%) Figma
2 11 (2.56%) Adobe XD
2 11 (2.56%) Photoshop
3 9 (2.10%) Sketch
4 8 (1.86%) Campfire
4 8 (1.86%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (1.63%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (1.40%) GIMP
6 6 (1.40%) InVision
7 5 (1.17%) InDesign
8 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
8 2 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.23%) UXPin
9 1 (0.23%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 5 (1.17%) Payment Gateway
2 4 (0.93%) Shopify
2 4 (0.93%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 62 (14.45%) Azure
2 60 (13.99%) SaaS
3 33 (7.69%) AWS
3 33 (7.69%) npm
4 24 (5.59%) GitHub
5 12 (2.80%) Yarn
6 11 (2.56%) GitHub Actions
7 10 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (2.33%) Trello
8 8 (1.86%) GCP
9 7 (1.63%) OpenShift
9 7 (1.63%) Serverless
10 6 (1.40%) DigitalOcean
11 5 (1.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (1.17%) Amazon Cognito
11 5 (1.17%) Amazon Kinesis
11 5 (1.17%) Asana
11 5 (1.17%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (1.17%) PaaS
11 5 (1.17%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.66%) HTTP
2 9 (2.10%) Broadband
3 1 (0.23%) 4G
3 1 (0.23%) 5G
3 1 (0.23%) DNS
3 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.23%) Internet
3 1 (0.23%) Intranet
3 1 (0.23%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (4.66%) Big Data
2 14 (3.26%) NoSQL
3 10 (2.33%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.40%) MySQL
5 5 (1.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 5 (1.17%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (1.17%) Data Lake
5 5 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (1.17%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.70%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.47%) GIS
7 2 (0.47%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 82 (19.11%) Git (software)
2 54 (12.59%) webpack
3 27 (6.29%) JIRA
4 25 (5.83%) Jenkins
5 19 (4.43%) Mocha
6 11 (2.56%) Babel
6 11 (2.56%) Codeship
7 10 (2.33%) Dreamweaver
8 8 (1.86%) Bitbucket
8 8 (1.86%) ESLint
8 8 (1.86%) Grunt
9 7 (1.63%) Cucumber
9 7 (1.63%) Subversion
10 6 (1.40%) Cypress.io
10 6 (1.40%) gulp
10 6 (1.40%) Storybook
11 5 (1.17%) Balsamiq
12 3 (0.70%) Axure RP
12 3 (0.70%) JUnit
12 3 (0.70%) Selenium
General
1 64 (14.92%) Social Skills
2 36 (8.39%) Marketing
3 18 (4.20%) Finance
4 13 (3.03%) Retail
5 9 (2.10%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (1.63%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.17%) Banking
7 5 (1.17%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 5 (1.17%) Wearables
8 2 (0.47%) Games
8 2 (0.47%) Organisational Skills
8 2 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.47%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.23%) Social Housing
9 1 (0.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 324 (75.52%) HTML
2 321 (74.83%) CSS
3 247 (57.58%) React
4 129 (30.07%) AngularJS
5 108 (25.17%) HTML5
6 106 (24.71%) Sass
6 106 (24.71%) Vue.js
7 75 (17.48%) CSS3
8 66 (15.38%) jQuery
9 65 (15.15%) Node.js
10 48 (11.19%) Jest
10 48 (11.19%) RESTful
11 46 (10.72%) .NET
12 41 (9.56%) REST
13 38 (8.86%) Redux
14 25 (5.83%) GraphQL
15 23 (5.36%) React Native
16 21 (4.90%) Web Services
17 20 (4.66%) LESS
18 17 (3.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 134 (31.24%) User Experience
2 43 (10.02%) Greenfield Project
3 28 (6.53%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (3.96%) Virtual Team
5 16 (3.73%) e-Learning
6 14 (3.26%) Algorithms
7 12 (2.80%) Cloud Native
8 9 (2.10%) Animation
8 9 (2.10%) Smartphone
9 8 (1.86%) Tandem
10 7 (1.63%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.63%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.63%) N-Tier
11 5 (1.17%) Client/Server
11 5 (1.17%) Legacy Applications
11 5 (1.17%) Legacy Systems
11 5 (1.17%) Life Science
12 3 (0.70%) Data Structures
13 2 (0.47%) Legacy Code
13 2 (0.47%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 14 (3.26%) Linux
2 8 (1.86%) Windows
3 7 (1.63%) SUSE
4 2 (0.47%) Android
4 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 403 (93.94%) Front End Development
2 194 (45.22%) Agile Software Development
3 116 (27.04%) Web Development
4 101 (23.54%) TDD
5 78 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 69 (16.08%) Unit Testing
7 53 (12.35%) E-Commerce
8 52 (12.12%) Wireframes
9 50 (11.66%) Problem-Solving
10 48 (11.19%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 43 (10.02%) DevOps
12 42 (9.79%) Scrum
12 42 (9.79%) SEO
13 41 (9.56%) Continuous Integration
14 35 (8.16%) OO
15 34 (7.93%) MVC
15 34 (7.93%) Test Automation
16 33 (7.69%) Fintech
17 29 (6.76%) Computer Science
18 28 (6.53%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 352 (82.05%) JavaScript
2 103 (24.01%) TypeScript
3 55 (12.82%) PHP
4 37 (8.62%) C#
5 28 (6.53%) ES6
6 16 (3.73%) Python
6 16 (3.73%) SQL
7 9 (2.10%) Java
8 7 (1.63%) C
9 6 (1.40%) ES7
10 5 (1.17%) Scala
11 2 (0.47%) C++
11 2 (0.47%) Go
11 2 (0.47%) Ruby
11 2 (0.47%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.23%) Java 11
12 1 (0.23%) JSX
Qualifications
1 43 (10.02%) Degree
2 18 (4.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (3.26%) Master's Degree
4 5 (1.17%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.93%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.47%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.50%) Accessibility
2 12 (2.80%) WCAG
3 10 (2.33%) QA
4 8 (1.86%) GDPR
System Software
1 61 (14.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 40 (9.32%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.63%) Rancher
3 5 (1.17%) Hadoop YARN
4 2 (0.47%) Grafana
Vendors
1 46 (10.72%) WooCommerce
2 37 (8.62%) Adobe
3 16 (3.73%) Microsoft
4 12 (2.80%) Google
5 5 (1.17%) Sage
6 3 (0.70%) Apple
6 3 (0.70%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.47%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (0.47%) Mercator
8 1 (0.23%) Oracle
8 1 (0.23%) Sitecore