The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 83 68
Rank change year-on-year +19 -15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 9 9 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.24% 0.81% 2.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 0.82% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 26
Median salary £35,000 £24,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.83% -12.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £23,050 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £31,500 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  

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 707 1097 1214
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 97.52% 98.21% 97.67%
Number of salaries quoted 608 961 1028
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,163 £52,500 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +8 6 £33,750 +40.62% 3
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £42,500 -
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 26 June 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 36 (100.00%) CSS
2 33 (91.67%) Front End Development
3 31 (86.11%) JavaScript
4 30 (83.33%) HTML
5 19 (52.78%) jQuery
6 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (41.67%) Sass
8 13 (36.11%) Web Development
9 12 (33.33%) Scrum
9 12 (33.33%) AngularJS
10 11 (30.56%) LESS
10 11 (30.56%) HTML5
11 10 (27.78%) CSS3
11 10 (27.78%) .NET
12 8 (22.22%) Git (software)
12 8 (22.22%) React
13 7 (19.44%) User Experience
13 7 (19.44%) PHP
13 7 (19.44%) Sitecore
13 7 (19.44%) Umbraco
14 6 (16.67%) CMS
14 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
14 6 (16.67%) gulp
15 5 (13.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 5 (13.89%) MVC
16 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
16 4 (11.11%) OOP
16 4 (11.11%) Mobile App
16 4 (11.11%) Grunt
16 4 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS

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 7 (19.44%) Umbraco
2 6 (16.67%) CMS
3 4 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (5.56%) Drupal
4 2 (5.56%) WordPress
5 1 (2.78%) Content Management Server
5 1 (2.78%) EPiServer
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.78%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Google Tag Manager
1 2 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 6 (16.67%) gulp
3 4 (11.11%) Grunt
4 2 (5.56%) Bower
4 2 (5.56%) PostCSS
4 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.56%) webpack
5 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (8.33%) Games
1 3 (8.33%) Marketing
2 2 (5.56%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (100.00%) CSS
2 30 (83.33%) HTML
3 19 (52.78%) jQuery
4 15 (41.67%) Sass
5 12 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 11 (30.56%) HTML5
6 11 (30.56%) LESS
7 10 (27.78%) .NET
7 10 (27.78%) CSS3
8 8 (22.22%) React
9 5 (13.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (11.11%) Node.js
11 3 (8.33%) Ajax
11 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
11 3 (8.33%) Ember.js
11 3 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (8.33%) RESTful
12 2 (5.56%) Apache Cordova
12 2 (5.56%) Kafka
12 2 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) User Experience
2 4 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.56%) Fintech
3 2 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.56%) Social Media
4 1 (2.78%) Animation
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (91.67%) Front End Development
2 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (36.11%) Web Development
4 12 (33.33%) Scrum
5 5 (13.89%) MVC
6 4 (11.11%) OOP
7 3 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (8.33%) SDLC
7 3 (8.33%) SEO
7 3 (8.33%) Web Design
8 2 (5.56%) Cross-Browser Development
8 2 (5.56%) Information Architecture
8 2 (5.56%) Mobile First
8 2 (5.56%) Prototyping
8 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.56%) TDD
8 2 (5.56%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.56%) Web Usability
8 2 (5.56%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 31 (86.11%) JavaScript
2 7 (19.44%) PHP
3 3 (8.33%) SQL
4 2 (5.56%) C#
4 2 (5.56%) ES6
4 2 (5.56%) Java
4 2 (5.56%) Perl
5 1 (2.78%) C
5 1 (2.78%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (19.44%) Sitecore
2 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.33%) Alterian
4 2 (5.56%) Adobe
4 2 (5.56%) Google
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle
5 1 (2.78%) Twitter
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