Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 92 103
Rank change year-on-year +10 +11 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 28 49 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.95% 2.24% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 2.29% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 27 48 39
South Wales median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +42.86%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £46,250 £46,250 £42,500
Wales median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +20.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales. 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 Wales
Permanent vacancies in South Wales with a recognized job title 1410 2144 2393
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.26% 98.03% 98.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1257 1915 2056
South Wales median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,349 £55,250 £53,750
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,184
% change year-on-year +6.67% +6.58% +0.53%

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

Job postings that featured Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Cardiff +23 23 £33,750 +3.85%
Bridgend +8 2 £42,500 -15.00%
Torfaen - 2 £35,000 -
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 27 (96.43%) JavaScript
1 27 (96.43%) CSS
2 26 (92.86%) HTML
2 26 (92.86%) Front End Development
3 13 (46.43%) Sass
3 13 (46.43%) jQuery
4 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (42.86%) AngularJS
5 10 (35.71%) LESS
6 9 (32.14%) Web Development
6 9 (32.14%) HTML5
6 9 (32.14%) CSS3
6 9 (32.14%) Scrum
7 7 (25.00%) .NET
7 7 (25.00%) React
8 6 (21.43%) Grunt
8 6 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (21.43%) Node.js
8 6 (21.43%) CMS
9 5 (17.86%) SDLC
10 4 (14.29%) RxJS
10 4 (14.29%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
10 4 (14.29%) ES6
10 4 (14.29%) webpack
10 4 (14.29%) User Experience
10 4 (14.29%) OOCSS
10 4 (14.29%) PHP
10 4 (14.29%) Open Source
10 4 (14.29%) WordPress
11 3 (10.71%) Content Management

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (21.43%) CMS
2 4 (14.29%) WordPress
3 1 (3.57%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.57%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) MySQL
2 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Grunt
2 4 (14.29%) webpack
3 3 (10.71%) PostCSS
4 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 2 (7.14%) GitLab
4 2 (7.14%) gulp
4 2 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
2 2 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (96.43%) CSS
2 26 (92.86%) HTML
3 13 (46.43%) jQuery
3 13 (46.43%) Sass
4 12 (42.86%) AngularJS
5 10 (35.71%) LESS
6 9 (32.14%) CSS3
6 9 (32.14%) HTML5
7 7 (25.00%) .NET
7 7 (25.00%) React
8 6 (21.43%) Node.js
8 6 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (14.29%) OOCSS
9 4 (14.29%) RxJS
10 3 (10.71%) Ajax
10 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
10 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (7.14%) Ember.js
11 2 (7.14%) JSON
11 2 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) User Experience
2 3 (10.71%) Oculus Rift
2 3 (10.71%) Raspberry Pi
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Animation
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Social Media
3 1 (3.57%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (92.86%) Front End Development
2 12 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (32.14%) Scrum
3 9 (32.14%) Web Development
4 5 (17.86%) SDLC
5 4 (14.29%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
5 4 (14.29%) Open Source
6 3 (10.71%) Content Management
6 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.71%) Kanban
6 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
7 2 (7.14%) BDD
7 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 2 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (7.14%) SEO
7 2 (7.14%) TDD
7 2 (7.14%) Web Application Development
7 2 (7.14%) Web Design
7 2 (7.14%) Workflow
8 1 (3.57%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 27 (96.43%) JavaScript
2 4 (14.29%) ES6
2 4 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (3.57%) C
3 1 (3.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
1 3 (10.71%) Twitter
2 2 (7.14%) Sitecore