Period
to 2 August 2021

The median annual salary for a Senior Front-End Developer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 2 August 2021.

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

Senior Front-End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England > South East
6 months to
2 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 388 301 421
Rank change year-on-year -87 +120 +55
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Front-End Developer 56 43 106
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.34% 0.37% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.38% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 52 41 103
10th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
25th Percentile £53,750 £55,000 £50,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% +13.64%
75th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,500
90th Percentile £74,875 £75,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% - +8.33%

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 15,383 11,191 25,491
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.53% 95.68% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 11,222 9,228 21,130
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

Senior Front-End Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Senior Front-End Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Front-End Developer in the South East

Senior Front-End Developer
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior Front-End Developer in the South East.

Salary trend for Senior Front-End Developer in the South East

Senior Front-End Developer
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Front-End Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 2 August 2021.

Salary histogram for Senior Front-End Developer in the South East

Senior Front-End 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 Senior Front-End Developer within the South East region over the 6 months to 2 August 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
Thames Valley -66 24 £57,500 -11.54% 6
Hampshire - 22 £70,000 - 6
Berkshire -41 13 £57,500 -4.17% 5
Oxfordshire -5 7 £55,000 -24.14%
Surrey -31 7 £62,500 -3.85% 2
Buckinghamshire -42 4 £66,250 +1.92% 1
East Sussex -19 1 £67,500 +50.00% 2
Kent - 1 £45,000 -
Home Counties - 1 £85,000 -
Senior Front-End Developer
England

Senior Front-End Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 August 2021, Senior Front-End 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 Senior Front-End Developer in the job title.

1 51 (91.07%) CSS
2 49 (87.50%) Front End Development
3 47 (83.93%) JavaScript
4 39 (69.64%) HTML
5 32 (57.14%) React
6 30 (53.57%) CSS3
7 28 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (48.21%) TypeScript
9 22 (39.29%) HTML5
9 22 (39.29%) Git (software)
10 21 (37.50%) TDD
11 20 (35.71%) AngularJS
12 19 (33.93%) Full Stack Development
13 18 (32.14%) Test Automation
14 16 (28.57%) RESTful
14 16 (28.57%) DevOps
14 16 (28.57%) User Experience
15 15 (26.79%) Mentoring
15 15 (26.79%) Finance
16 13 (23.21%) Docker
16 13 (23.21%) Kubernetes
16 13 (23.21%) Unit Testing
16 13 (23.21%) Fintech
17 11 (19.64%) Sass
17 11 (19.64%) JIRA
18 10 (17.86%) Node.js
19 9 (16.07%) jQuery
19 9 (16.07%) Web Development
19 9 (16.07%) Ajax
19 9 (16.07%) Redux

Senior Front-End 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 4 (7.14%) CMS
2 1 (1.79%) Apache
2 1 (1.79%) Joomla!
2 1 (1.79%) lighttpd
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (1.79%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) Figma
1 8 (14.29%) GIMP
1 8 (14.29%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) SaaS
2 3 (5.36%) Azure
3 2 (3.57%) AWS
3 2 (3.57%) Serverless
3 2 (3.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.79%) npm
4 1 (1.79%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) HTTP
2 1 (1.79%) 4G
2 1 (1.79%) 5G
2 1 (1.79%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) GIS
2 2 (3.57%) Redis
3 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.79%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 22 (39.29%) Git (software)
2 11 (19.64%) JIRA
3 7 (12.50%) webpack
4 3 (5.36%) git-flow
5 2 (3.57%) Babel
6 1 (1.79%) Cypress.io
6 1 (1.79%) Grunt
6 1 (1.79%) gulp
6 1 (1.79%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.79%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.79%) Mocha
6 1 (1.79%) PostCSS
General
1 15 (26.79%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Marketing
3 4 (7.14%) Social Skills
4 2 (3.57%) Influencing Skills
4 2 (3.57%) Retail
5 1 (1.79%) Banking
5 1 (1.79%) Electronics
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.79%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (91.07%) CSS
2 39 (69.64%) HTML
3 32 (57.14%) React
4 30 (53.57%) CSS3
5 22 (39.29%) HTML5
6 20 (35.71%) AngularJS
7 16 (28.57%) RESTful
8 11 (19.64%) Sass
9 10 (17.86%) Node.js
10 9 (16.07%) Ajax
10 9 (16.07%) jQuery
10 9 (16.07%) Redux
11 8 (14.29%) Handlebars
11 8 (14.29%) REST
11 8 (14.29%) Swagger
11 8 (14.29%) Vue.js
11 8 (14.29%) WSDL
12 5 (8.93%) Jest
12 5 (8.93%) LESS
13 4 (7.14%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.57%) User Experience
2 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.79%) NHS
2 1 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (87.50%) Front End Development
2 28 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (37.50%) TDD
4 19 (33.93%) Full Stack Development
5 18 (32.14%) Test Automation
6 16 (28.57%) DevOps
7 15 (26.79%) Mentoring
8 13 (23.21%) Fintech
8 13 (23.21%) Unit Testing
9 9 (16.07%) Web Development
10 6 (10.71%) Microservices
11 5 (8.93%) Scrum
12 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
12 4 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
13 3 (5.36%) BDD
13 3 (5.36%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
14 2 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
14 2 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
14 2 (3.57%) Progressive Enhancement
14 2 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (83.93%) JavaScript
2 27 (48.21%) TypeScript
3 6 (10.71%) Python
4 5 (8.93%) C#
4 5 (8.93%) Java
4 5 (8.93%) PHP
5 1 (1.79%) ES6
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Degree
2 4 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) QA
2 2 (3.57%) Accessibility
System Software
1 13 (23.21%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (23.21%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.79%) Grafana
Vendors
1 1 (1.79%) Google
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle
1 1 (1.79%) SAP