Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 133 146 183
Rank change year-on-year +13 +37 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 685 710 682
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.38% 2.34% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.47% 2.42% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 647 728 658
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,850 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,375
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -

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 27,715 29,370 33,856
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.35% 96.71% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 23,071 24,548 28,394
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.40%

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 +12 275 £45,000 - 57
Hampshire -20 168 £40,000 -5.88% 9
Berkshire +4 131 £52,500 +16.67% 18
East Sussex +33 83 £48,750 +8.33% 7
Surrey -16 77 £47,500 +11.76% 33
Buckinghamshire +10 75 £45,000 +5.88% 19
Oxfordshire +25 70 £40,000 - 20
West Sussex -1 68 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Kent +5 9 £35,000 -17.65% 10
Middlesex +12 5 - -
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 13 November 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.

1 626 (91.39%) JavaScript
2 609 (88.91%) Front End Development
3 602 (87.88%) CSS
4 556 (81.17%) HTML
5 393 (57.37%) AngularJS
6 274 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 262 (38.25%) CSS3
8 251 (36.64%) jQuery
9 247 (36.06%) HTML5
10 236 (34.45%) Sass
11 231 (33.72%) User Experience
12 209 (30.51%) React
13 197 (28.76%) Web Development
14 162 (23.65%) Git (software)
15 143 (20.88%) .NET
16 138 (20.15%) Node.js
17 134 (19.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 123 (17.96%) C#
19 96 (14.01%) PHP
20 94 (13.72%) REST
21 93 (13.58%) LESS
22 92 (13.43%) TDD
22 92 (13.43%) Scrum
23 90 (13.14%) Responsive Web Design
23 90 (13.14%) webpack
24 85 (12.41%) Java
24 85 (12.41%) Vue.js
25 81 (11.82%) Redux
25 81 (11.82%) Photoshop
26 69 (10.07%) Unit Testing

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 53 (7.74%) CMS
2 23 (3.36%) WordPress
3 20 (2.92%) Umbraco
4 15 (2.19%) Confluence
5 13 (1.90%) IIS
6 8 (1.17%) SharePoint
7 6 (0.88%) Drupal
8 5 (0.73%) Apache
8 5 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (0.73%) Kentico
9 4 (0.58%) EPiServer
9 4 (0.58%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.29%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.15%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.15%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 81 (11.82%) Photoshop
2 23 (3.36%) Adobe Illustrator
3 14 (2.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 13 (1.90%) OmniGraffle
5 3 (0.44%) InDesign
6 2 (0.29%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (0.44%) Magento
2 1 (0.15%) SAP Business ByDesign
2 1 (0.15%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 43 (6.28%) npm
2 42 (6.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (2.63%) SaaS
5 13 (1.90%) GitHub
6 8 (1.17%) Office 365
7 5 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.73%) Google Analytics
8 4 (0.58%) Serverless
9 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.15%) PaaS
9 1 (0.15%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.50%) Internet
2 5 (0.73%) iBeacon
2 5 (0.73%) Wireless
3 4 (0.58%) FTP
3 4 (0.58%) SMS
3 4 (0.58%) SSH
4 3 (0.44%) Intranet
5 1 (0.15%) Extranet
5 1 (0.15%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (4.23%) NoSQL
2 24 (3.50%) MySQL
3 20 (2.92%) SQL Server
4 12 (1.75%) MongoDB
5 11 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.02%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (0.58%) GIS
8 2 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.29%) Big Data
8 2 (0.29%) InfluxDB
9 1 (0.15%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.15%) Redis
9 1 (0.15%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 162 (23.65%) Git (software)
2 90 (13.14%) webpack
3 66 (9.64%) JIRA
4 47 (6.86%) gulp
4 47 (6.86%) Visual Studio
5 28 (4.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 27 (3.94%) Subversion
7 20 (2.92%) Grunt
8 17 (2.48%) Jasmine
9 15 (2.19%) Gradle
9 15 (2.19%) Maven
10 14 (2.04%) Axure RP
11 12 (1.75%) Babel
11 12 (1.75%) Eclipse
11 12 (1.75%) IntelliJ
11 12 (1.75%) Mocha
11 12 (1.75%) Visual Studio Code
12 11 (1.61%) Jenkins
13 9 (1.31%) Selenium
14 8 (1.17%) JUnit
General
1 55 (8.03%) Finance
2 29 (4.23%) Marketing
3 24 (3.50%) Games
4 16 (2.34%) Retail
5 7 (1.02%) Manufacturing
6 5 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
6 5 (0.73%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.58%) Automotive
8 3 (0.44%) Advertising
8 3 (0.44%) Back Office
9 2 (0.29%) Arabic Language
9 2 (0.29%) Law
9 2 (0.29%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.29%) Publishing
10 1 (0.15%) Banking
10 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 602 (87.88%) CSS
2 556 (81.17%) HTML
3 393 (57.37%) AngularJS
4 262 (38.25%) CSS3
5 251 (36.64%) jQuery
6 247 (36.06%) HTML5
7 236 (34.45%) Sass
8 209 (30.51%) React
9 143 (20.88%) .NET
10 138 (20.15%) Node.js
11 134 (19.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 94 (13.72%) REST
13 93 (13.58%) LESS
14 85 (12.41%) Vue.js
15 81 (11.82%) Redux
16 66 (9.64%) Angular 2
17 55 (8.03%) Web Services
18 49 (7.15%) Ajax
19 38 (5.55%) ASP.NET
20 33 (4.82%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 231 (33.72%) User Experience
2 43 (6.28%) Greenfield Project
3 40 (5.84%) Mobile App
4 38 (5.55%) Computer Science
5 25 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
7 15 (2.19%) Graphic Design
8 12 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
9 11 (1.61%) Social Media
10 10 (1.46%) Fintech
11 5 (0.73%) NHS
12 4 (0.58%) BBC
12 4 (0.58%) W3C
13 3 (0.44%) Animation
13 3 (0.44%) e-Learning
13 3 (0.44%) FMCG
13 3 (0.44%) iPad
13 3 (0.44%) Linux Command Line
14 2 (0.29%) Video on Demand
15 1 (0.15%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 20 (2.92%) Windows
2 19 (2.77%) Linux
3 12 (1.75%) Android
4 11 (1.61%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.17%) Unix
5 8 (1.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 609 (88.91%) Front End Development
2 274 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 197 (28.76%) Web Development
4 92 (13.43%) Scrum
4 92 (13.43%) TDD
5 90 (13.14%) Responsive Web Design
6 69 (10.07%) Unit Testing
7 63 (9.20%) Prototyping
8 62 (9.05%) Wireframes
9 42 (6.13%) Software Engineering
9 42 (6.13%) Test Automation
10 39 (5.69%) Mobile Development
11 38 (5.55%) Web Design
12 37 (5.40%) MVC
13 36 (5.26%) BDD
13 36 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
14 35 (5.11%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
14 35 (5.11%) E-Commerce
15 34 (4.96%) OOP
16 32 (4.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 626 (91.39%) JavaScript
2 123 (17.96%) C#
3 96 (14.01%) PHP
4 85 (12.41%) Java
5 67 (9.78%) SQL
6 60 (8.76%) TypeScript
7 56 (8.18%) ES6
8 29 (4.23%) Python
9 12 (1.75%) Perl
10 11 (1.61%) Bourne shell
11 10 (1.46%) C++
12 9 (1.31%) GLSL
13 8 (1.17%) C
14 5 (0.73%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.44%) Ruby
15 3 (0.44%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.29%) Apple Swift
16 2 (0.29%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.29%) Objective-C
17 1 (0.15%) Go
Qualifications
1 52 (7.59%) Degree
2 5 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.15%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (7.59%) QA
2 2 (0.29%) WCAG
System Software
1 20 (2.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (0.73%) Kibana
1 5 (0.73%) logstash
2 2 (0.29%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.15%) Graphite
Vendors
1 54 (7.88%) Adobe
2 16 (2.34%) Google
3 15 (2.19%) Microsoft
4 10 (1.46%) Oracle
5 8 (1.17%) Telerik
5 8 (1.17%) TOWER Software
5 8 (1.17%) Twitter
6 5 (0.73%) HP
7 4 (0.58%) Dell
8 2 (0.29%) Cadence
8 2 (0.29%) Perforce
8 2 (0.29%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.15%) Marketo
9 1 (0.15%) Peoplefluent
9 1 (0.15%) SAP
9 1 (0.15%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.15%) Sybase
9 1 (0.15%) Tableau
9 1 (0.15%) WooCommerce
9 1 (0.15%) Xamarin