Period
to 13 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £41,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 13 December 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)
England > South West
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 125 211
Rank change year-on-year -23 +86 -64
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 228 277 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.22% 2.56% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.27% 2.64% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 235 252 159
South West median annual salary £41,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.57% - +0.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 10022 10481 11294
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.43% 96.89% 97.30%
Number of salaries quoted 8277 8841 9597
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £24,678 £24,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%

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

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 West.

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

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

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 West.

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

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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the South West over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

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

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

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 West region over the 6 months to 13 December 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
Bristol -16 89 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Somerset +23 43 £50,000 +53.85% 1
Gloucestershire +39 40 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Dorset -36 31 £32,500 -7.14% 4
Devon -10 17 £40,000 +60.00%
Wiltshire -10 12 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Cornwall -4 2 £35,000 -
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 West region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 220 (96.49%) Front End Development
2 216 (94.74%) JavaScript
3 204 (89.47%) CSS
4 196 (85.96%) HTML
5 151 (66.23%) AngularJS
6 113 (49.56%) HTML5
7 94 (41.23%) CSS3
8 84 (36.84%) React
9 82 (35.96%) Agile Software Development
10 71 (31.14%) Web Development
11 66 (28.95%) jQuery
12 62 (27.19%) Git (software)
12 62 (27.19%) Node.js
13 59 (25.88%) Ember.js
14 57 (25.00%) Sass
15 56 (24.56%) Backbone.js
16 51 (22.37%) User Experience
17 45 (19.74%) Responsive Web Design
17 45 (19.74%) Marketing
17 45 (19.74%) Finance
18 42 (18.42%) PHP
18 42 (18.42%) TDD
18 42 (18.42%) JSON
19 38 (16.67%) Ajax
20 36 (15.79%) Java
21 35 (15.35%) Google
22 34 (14.91%) Digital Marketing
23 33 (14.47%) Business Intelligence
24 31 (13.60%) .NET
25 29 (12.72%) SAP

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 16 (7.02%) CMS
2 10 (4.39%) Confluence
2 10 (4.39%) EPiServer
2 10 (4.39%) Sitecore CMS
2 10 (4.39%) WordPress
3 6 (2.63%) Umbraco
4 5 (2.19%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (2.19%) Kentico
4 5 (2.19%) Sitefinity
5 3 (1.32%) Drupal
6 2 (0.88%) Apache
6 2 (0.88%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.88%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.88%) nginx
7 1 (0.44%) Magnolia
7 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (6.14%) Photoshop
2 9 (3.95%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.88%) InDesign
6 1 (0.44%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 4 (1.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.39%) npm
2 5 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.19%) SaaS
3 4 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.75%) GitHub
4 2 (0.88%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.88%) Slack
4 2 (0.88%) Yarn
5 1 (0.44%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.44%) Firebase
5 1 (0.44%) IaaS
5 1 (0.44%) PaaS
5 1 (0.44%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.95%) Internet
2 2 (0.88%) HTTP
2 2 (0.88%) SMS
3 1 (0.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 6 (2.63%) MySQL
3 4 (1.75%) Hadoop
3 4 (1.75%) Power BI
3 4 (1.75%) QlikView
3 4 (1.75%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.75%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.32%) Big Data
5 2 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (0.88%) Redis
6 1 (0.44%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.44%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 62 (27.19%) Git (software)
2 27 (11.84%) gulp
3 25 (10.96%) Grunt
4 17 (7.46%) Subversion
5 13 (5.70%) Protractor
6 11 (4.82%) Jasmine
7 10 (4.39%) JIRA
8 9 (3.95%) Jenkins
9 8 (3.51%) Mocha
10 7 (3.07%) TeamCity
11 6 (2.63%) Bower
12 5 (2.19%) Mercurial
12 5 (2.19%) PostCSS
12 5 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (2.19%) webpack
13 4 (1.75%) Visual Studio
14 2 (0.88%) Karma Test Runner
14 2 (0.88%) Vagrant
15 1 (0.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 1 (0.44%) NuGet
General
1 45 (19.74%) Finance
1 45 (19.74%) Marketing
2 29 (12.72%) Electronics
2 29 (12.72%) Manufacturing
2 29 (12.72%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.07%) Banking
3 7 (3.07%) Retail
4 4 (1.75%) Advertising
5 1 (0.44%) Back Office
5 1 (0.44%) Games
5 1 (0.44%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 204 (89.47%) CSS
2 196 (85.96%) HTML
3 151 (66.23%) AngularJS
4 113 (49.56%) HTML5
5 94 (41.23%) CSS3
6 84 (36.84%) React
7 66 (28.95%) jQuery
8 62 (27.19%) Node.js
9 59 (25.88%) Ember.js
10 57 (25.00%) Sass
11 56 (24.56%) Backbone.js
12 42 (18.42%) JSON
13 38 (16.67%) Ajax
14 31 (13.60%) .NET
15 29 (12.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 28 (12.28%) RESTful
16 28 (12.28%) XML
17 27 (11.84%) KnockoutJS
18 25 (10.96%) Vue (Vue.js)
19 22 (9.65%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 51 (22.37%) User Experience
2 16 (7.02%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (5.70%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.07%) iPad
5 6 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (2.63%) W3C
6 5 (2.19%) Fintech
7 4 (1.75%) Animation
8 1 (0.44%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.44%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.44%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.44%) Online Games
8 1 (0.44%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.44%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.07%) Linux
2 6 (2.63%) Unix
3 3 (1.32%) Android
3 3 (1.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 220 (96.49%) Front End Development
2 82 (35.96%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (31.14%) Web Development
4 45 (19.74%) Responsive Web Design
5 42 (18.42%) TDD
6 34 (14.91%) Digital Marketing
7 33 (14.47%) Business Intelligence
8 29 (12.72%) Programme Management
9 19 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (8.33%) MVC
10 18 (7.89%) E-Commerce
11 16 (7.02%) OO
12 15 (6.58%) Software Engineering
13 14 (6.14%) Open Source
13 14 (6.14%) SEO
14 13 (5.70%) BDD
15 12 (5.26%) Market Research
16 11 (4.82%) Web Design
16 11 (4.82%) Wireframes
17 10 (4.39%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 216 (94.74%) JavaScript
2 42 (18.42%) PHP
3 36 (15.79%) Java
4 29 (12.72%) C#
5 24 (10.53%) C++
6 13 (5.70%) SQL
7 11 (4.82%) ES6
7 11 (4.82%) TypeScript
8 3 (1.32%) Python
9 2 (0.88%) ECMAScript
9 2 (0.88%) PHP 5
9 2 (0.88%) PHP 7
9 2 (0.88%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.44%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.44%) Go
10 1 (0.44%) JSX
10 1 (0.44%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (6.58%) Degree
2 3 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.63%) WCAG
2 5 (2.19%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (1.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.88%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 35 (15.35%) Google
2 29 (12.72%) SAP
3 15 (6.58%) Adobe
4 10 (4.39%) Microsoft
4 10 (4.39%) Sitecore
5 6 (2.63%) Apple
6 5 (2.19%) Telerik
7 3 (1.32%) Twitter
8 2 (0.88%) Atlassian