Period
to 16 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 16 October 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
16 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 117 212
Rank change year-on-year -33 +95 -56
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 224 300 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.20% 2.78% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.25% 2.87% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 221 257 158
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +0.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,750 £21,675
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £46,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +8.43% +3.75%

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 9940 10448 11521
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.51% 96.99% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8279 8855 9713
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 -31 93 £37,500 -11.76% 5
Somerset +20 41 £50,000 +42.86% 4
Dorset -20 33 £32,500 -7.14% 5
Gloucestershire +8 24 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Devon -7 21 £37,500 +50.00% 1
Wiltshire -13 10 £45,000 +5.88%
Cornwall +4 4 £32,500 -
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 16 October 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.

1 211 (94.20%) JavaScript
2 210 (93.75%) Front End Development
3 191 (85.27%) CSS
4 189 (84.38%) HTML
5 151 (67.41%) AngularJS
6 105 (46.88%) HTML5
7 97 (43.30%) Agile Software Development
8 80 (35.71%) CSS3
9 70 (31.25%) Node.js
10 64 (28.57%) Web Development
11 62 (27.68%) Git (software)
12 61 (27.23%) React
12 61 (27.23%) jQuery
13 52 (23.21%) Marketing
13 52 (23.21%) User Experience
14 51 (22.77%) Finance
15 49 (21.88%) Backbone.js
16 48 (21.43%) Ember.js
17 45 (20.09%) JSON
18 44 (19.64%) Digital Marketing
18 44 (19.64%) Java
18 44 (19.64%) Sass
19 42 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
20 41 (18.30%) Ajax
21 39 (17.41%) PHP
22 38 (16.96%) TDD
23 37 (16.52%) Electronics
23 37 (16.52%) Telecoms
23 37 (16.52%) Programme Management
23 37 (16.52%) 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 (7.14%) CMS
2 11 (4.91%) WordPress
3 10 (4.46%) Confluence
3 10 (4.46%) EPiServer
3 10 (4.46%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (2.23%) Kentico
4 5 (2.23%) Sitefinity
4 5 (2.23%) Umbraco
5 4 (1.79%) Drupal
5 4 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.34%) Apache
6 3 (1.34%) GlassFish
6 3 (1.34%) JBoss
7 2 (0.89%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.89%) Mule
7 2 (0.89%) nginx
8 1 (0.45%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.45%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.45%) Magnolia
8 1 (0.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (10.27%) Photoshop
2 7 (3.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (3.13%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (2.23%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.89%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (0.89%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.45%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 2 (0.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.23%) GitHub
1 5 (2.23%) npm
1 5 (2.23%) SaaS
2 4 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.79%) Serverless
3 3 (1.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.89%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.89%) Slack
4 2 (0.89%) Yarn
5 1 (0.45%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.45%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.02%) Internet
2 5 (2.23%) HTTP
3 2 (0.89%) SMS
3 2 (0.89%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.68%) MySQL
1 6 (2.68%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.23%) Power BI
2 5 (2.23%) QlikView
2 5 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (1.79%) Big Data
4 3 (1.34%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.89%) Redis
5 2 (0.89%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.45%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 62 (27.68%) Git (software)
2 31 (13.84%) Grunt
3 26 (11.61%) gulp
4 21 (9.38%) JIRA
5 16 (7.14%) Subversion
6 14 (6.25%) Jasmine
7 13 (5.80%) Protractor
8 9 (4.02%) TeamCity
9 8 (3.57%) Mocha
10 6 (2.68%) Jenkins
10 6 (2.68%) Karma Test Runner
10 6 (2.68%) webpack
11 5 (2.23%) Mercurial
11 5 (2.23%) PostCSS
11 5 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (2.23%) Visual Studio
12 4 (1.79%) Bower
13 2 (0.89%) Maven
13 2 (0.89%) Selenium
13 2 (0.89%) Vagrant
General
1 52 (23.21%) Marketing
2 51 (22.77%) Finance
3 37 (16.52%) Electronics
3 37 (16.52%) Manufacturing
3 37 (16.52%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.02%) Banking
5 8 (3.57%) Retail
6 3 (1.34%) Advertising
6 3 (1.34%) Back Office
7 1 (0.45%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 191 (85.27%) CSS
2 189 (84.38%) HTML
3 151 (67.41%) AngularJS
4 105 (46.88%) HTML5
5 80 (35.71%) CSS3
6 70 (31.25%) Node.js
7 61 (27.23%) jQuery
7 61 (27.23%) React
8 49 (21.88%) Backbone.js
9 48 (21.43%) Ember.js
10 45 (20.09%) JSON
11 44 (19.64%) Sass
12 41 (18.30%) Ajax
13 35 (15.63%) XML
14 33 (14.73%) .NET
15 32 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
15 32 (14.29%) RESTful
16 31 (13.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 20 (8.93%) LESS
18 19 (8.48%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 52 (23.21%) User Experience
2 22 (9.82%) Mobile App
3 20 (8.93%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (4.02%) iPad
5 8 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.13%) W3C
7 3 (1.34%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.34%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.89%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.89%) Video Editing
9 1 (0.45%) Animation
9 1 (0.45%) Online Games
9 1 (0.45%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.45%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.45%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.46%) Unix
2 8 (3.57%) Linux
3 3 (1.34%) Android
3 3 (1.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (93.75%) Front End Development
2 97 (43.30%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (28.57%) Web Development
4 44 (19.64%) Digital Marketing
5 42 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
6 38 (16.96%) TDD
7 37 (16.52%) Programme Management
8 35 (15.63%) Responsive Web Design
9 22 (9.82%) OO
10 21 (9.38%) MVC
11 19 (8.48%) E-Commerce
11 19 (8.48%) OOP
12 17 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (6.25%) Open Source
14 13 (5.80%) SEO
15 12 (5.36%) Market Research
16 10 (4.46%) Content Management
16 10 (4.46%) Microservices
16 10 (4.46%) Software Engineering
16 10 (4.46%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 211 (94.20%) JavaScript
2 44 (19.64%) Java
3 39 (17.41%) PHP
4 35 (15.63%) C#
5 30 (13.39%) C++
6 14 (6.25%) SQL
7 10 (4.46%) Python
8 6 (2.68%) ES6
9 4 (1.79%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.89%) ECMAScript
10 2 (0.89%) PHP 5
10 2 (0.89%) PHP 7
11 1 (0.45%) Go
11 1 (0.45%) JSX
11 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (6.25%) Degree
2 3 (1.34%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.68%) WAI
1 6 (2.68%) WCAG
2 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.89%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 37 (16.52%) SAP
2 27 (12.05%) Google
3 18 (8.04%) Adobe
4 11 (4.91%) Microsoft
5 10 (4.46%) Sitecore
6 6 (2.68%) Apple
7 5 (2.23%) Telerik
8 2 (0.89%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.89%) Zend
9 1 (0.45%) Sencha
9 1 (0.45%) Twitter