The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £34,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 60 74 89
Rank change year-on-year +14 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 27 25 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.14% 2.01% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.21% 2.05% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 26 16 13
Median salary £34,000 £33,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.74% -3.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £45,300
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 South Wales. 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 Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 840 1220 1143
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 97.56% 98.23% 97.53%
Number of salaries quoted 731 1038 1003
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in South Wales

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in South Wales.

Salary trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in South Wales

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in South Wales over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in South Wales

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 23 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
Cardiff +23 25 £33,250 -11.33%
Neath Port Talbot +12 1 £41,500 +27.69%
Bridgend - 1 £35,000 -
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Wales region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 50 (100.00%) CSS
2 45 (90.00%) JavaScript
3 44 (88.00%) HTML
3 44 (88.00%) Front End Development
4 29 (58.00%) jQuery
5 22 (44.00%) Web Development
5 22 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (44.00%) HTML5
5 22 (44.00%) CSS3
6 20 (40.00%) Scrum
7 18 (36.00%) Sass
8 15 (30.00%) AngularJS
9 12 (24.00%) Git (software)
9 12 (24.00%) .NET
10 11 (22.00%) PHP
11 10 (20.00%) Node.js
11 10 (20.00%) User Experience
12 9 (18.00%) LESS
12 9 (18.00%) SQL
13 7 (14.00%) Grunt
13 7 (14.00%) SDLC
14 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
14 6 (12.00%) Ajax
14 6 (12.00%) Umbraco
14 6 (12.00%) Sitecore
15 5 (10.00%) CMS
15 5 (10.00%) MySQL
15 5 (10.00%) React
15 5 (10.00%) gulp
15 5 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 6 (12.00%) Umbraco
2 5 (10.00%) CMS
3 4 (8.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (4.00%) Drupal
5 1 (2.00%) Content Management Server
5 1 (2.00%) EPiServer
5 1 (2.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.00%) SaaS
2 2 (4.00%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) MySQL
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (24.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.00%) Grunt
3 5 (10.00%) gulp
4 4 (8.00%) Bower
4 4 (8.00%) Visual Studio
4 4 (8.00%) webpack
5 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (6.00%) Finance
1 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.00%) Advertising
2 2 (4.00%) Games
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (100.00%) CSS
2 44 (88.00%) HTML
3 29 (58.00%) jQuery
4 22 (44.00%) CSS3
4 22 (44.00%) HTML5
5 18 (36.00%) Sass
6 15 (30.00%) AngularJS
7 12 (24.00%) .NET
8 10 (20.00%) Node.js
9 9 (18.00%) LESS
10 6 (12.00%) Ajax
11 5 (10.00%) Ember.js
11 5 (10.00%) React
11 5 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (8.00%) .NET Framework
12 4 (8.00%) KnockoutJS
13 3 (6.00%) ASP.NET
13 3 (6.00%) Backbone.js
13 3 (6.00%) Handlebars
13 3 (6.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) User Experience
2 4 (8.00%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.00%) Social Media
3 2 (4.00%) Fintech
3 2 (4.00%) Oculus Rift
3 2 (4.00%) Raspberry Pi
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (88.00%) Front End Development
2 22 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.00%) Web Development
3 20 (40.00%) Scrum
4 7 (14.00%) SDLC
5 5 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (8.00%) Information Architecture
6 4 (8.00%) OOP
6 4 (8.00%) Web Design
6 4 (8.00%) Wireframes
7 3 (6.00%) Cross-Browser Development
7 3 (6.00%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (6.00%) MVC
7 3 (6.00%) OO
7 3 (6.00%) Prototyping
7 3 (6.00%) Web Usability
7 3 (6.00%) Workflow
8 2 (4.00%) Automated Testing
8 2 (4.00%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
8 2 (4.00%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 45 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (22.00%) PHP
3 9 (18.00%) SQL
4 4 (8.00%) ES6
5 2 (4.00%) C#
5 2 (4.00%) Java
5 2 (4.00%) Perl
6 1 (2.00%) C
6 1 (2.00%) Python
6 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (12.00%) Sitecore
2 4 (8.00%) Adobe
3 3 (6.00%) Alterian
3 3 (6.00%) Google
4 2 (4.00%) Twitter
5 1 (2.00%) Facebook
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle