Period
to 21 February 2018

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 21 February 2018.

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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 154 214
Rank change year-on-year +9 +60 -101
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 223 216 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 2.18% 2.07% 1.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.25% 2.13% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 245 203 143
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - +0.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,500 £27,100
90th Percentile £57,500 £47,500 £57,500
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 9,912 10,126 11,272
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.99% 96.93% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 8,162 8,486 9,484
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 21 February 2018.

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 21 February 2018. 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 -23 66 £37,500 -6.25% 7
Gloucestershire +59 50 £45,000 +28.57% 9
Somerset +27 41 £40,000 +23.08% 10
Dorset -27 35 £32,500 +1.56% 7
Wiltshire +8 18 £45,000 +38.46% 7
Devon -8 12 £38,750 +55.00% 5
Cornwall -14 8 £35,000 - 1
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 21 February 2018, Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South West region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 207 (92.83%) JavaScript
2 206 (92.38%) Front End Development
3 202 (90.58%) CSS
4 194 (87.00%) HTML
5 144 (64.57%) AngularJS
6 121 (54.26%) HTML5
7 103 (46.19%) CSS3
8 91 (40.81%) React
9 86 (38.57%) jQuery
10 73 (32.74%) Web Development
11 66 (29.60%) Sass
12 63 (28.25%) Agile Software Development
13 62 (27.80%) Git (software)
14 51 (22.87%) Responsive Web Design
15 50 (22.42%) Ember.js
15 50 (22.42%) PHP
16 46 (20.63%) Node.js
16 46 (20.63%) User Experience
17 41 (18.39%) Backbone.js
18 35 (15.70%) Vue (Vue.js)
19 32 (14.35%) TDD
20 31 (13.90%) .NET
21 29 (13.00%) gulp
22 28 (12.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 27 (12.11%) Google
24 26 (11.66%) MVC
25 24 (10.76%) Express
25 24 (10.76%) RESTful
25 24 (10.76%) Redux
26 23 (10.31%) Ajax

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 14 (6.28%) WordPress
2 11 (4.93%) CMS
3 7 (3.14%) EPiServer
3 7 (3.14%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (2.24%) Kentico
4 5 (2.24%) Sitefinity
5 4 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.35%) Confluence
6 3 (1.35%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.90%) Apache
7 2 (0.90%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.45%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.45%) concrete5
8 1 (0.45%) Drupal
8 1 (0.45%) nginx
8 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (7.62%) Photoshop
2 10 (4.48%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (2.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (1.79%) Fireworks
5 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
6 2 (0.90%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (1.79%) Magento
2 1 (0.45%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.52%) npm
2 7 (3.14%) SaaS
3 6 (2.69%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.24%) GitHub
4 5 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.90%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.45%) Firebase
6 1 (0.45%) IaaS
6 1 (0.45%) PaaS
6 1 (0.45%) Slack
6 1 (0.45%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.24%) SMS
2 4 (1.79%) Internet
3 1 (0.45%) HTTP
3 1 (0.45%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.87%) MongoDB
2 17 (7.62%) MySQL
3 10 (4.48%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.69%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.79%) Hadoop
6 3 (1.35%) Big Data
6 3 (1.35%) Power BI
6 3 (1.35%) QlikView
6 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.45%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 62 (27.80%) Git (software)
2 29 (13.00%) gulp
3 21 (9.42%) Grunt
4 18 (8.07%) Subversion
5 12 (5.38%) Jenkins
6 9 (4.04%) Jasmine
6 9 (4.04%) Mocha
6 9 (4.04%) webpack
7 8 (3.59%) Protractor
8 6 (2.69%) Bower
8 6 (2.69%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (2.24%) JIRA
9 5 (2.24%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (1.79%) PostCSS
11 3 (1.35%) Bugzilla
11 3 (1.35%) Trac
11 3 (1.35%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.45%) Selenium
12 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 19 (8.52%) Marketing
2 16 (7.17%) Finance
3 11 (4.93%) Advertising
4 10 (4.48%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.14%) Electronics
5 7 (3.14%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.69%) Retail
7 1 (0.45%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 202 (90.58%) CSS
2 194 (87.00%) HTML
3 144 (64.57%) AngularJS
4 121 (54.26%) HTML5
5 103 (46.19%) CSS3
6 91 (40.81%) React
7 86 (38.57%) jQuery
8 66 (29.60%) Sass
9 50 (22.42%) Ember.js
10 46 (20.63%) Node.js
11 41 (18.39%) Backbone.js
12 35 (15.70%) Vue (Vue.js)
13 31 (13.90%) .NET
14 28 (12.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 24 (10.76%) Express
15 24 (10.76%) Redux
15 24 (10.76%) RESTful
16 23 (10.31%) Ajax
17 21 (9.42%) MEAN Stack
18 19 (8.52%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 46 (20.63%) User Experience
2 8 (3.59%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.14%) Fintech
4 6 (2.69%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (2.69%) W3C
5 5 (2.24%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.79%) Animation
6 4 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.45%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.45%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.45%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.69%) Linux
2 4 (1.79%) Unix
3 2 (0.90%) Android
3 2 (0.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (92.38%) Front End Development
2 73 (32.74%) Web Development
3 63 (28.25%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (22.87%) Responsive Web Design
5 32 (14.35%) TDD
6 26 (11.66%) MVC
7 21 (9.42%) OO
8 20 (8.97%) Software Engineering
9 17 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (7.17%) OOP
10 16 (7.17%) Scrum
10 16 (7.17%) Web Design
11 13 (5.83%) BDD
11 13 (5.83%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (5.38%) E-Commerce
12 12 (5.38%) Wireframes
13 11 (4.93%) User Stories
14 10 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (4.48%) Open Source
14 10 (4.48%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 207 (92.83%) JavaScript
2 50 (22.42%) PHP
3 18 (8.07%) TypeScript
4 16 (7.17%) SQL
5 14 (6.28%) C#
6 13 (5.83%) Java
7 10 (4.48%) ES6
8 3 (1.35%) ES7
8 3 (1.35%) Python
9 2 (0.90%) C++
9 2 (0.90%) ES8
9 2 (0.90%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.45%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.45%) Go
10 1 (0.45%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.45%) PHP 5
10 1 (0.45%) PHP 7
10 1 (0.45%) Ruby
10 1 (0.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 17 (7.62%) Degree
2 4 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.69%) WCAG
2 5 (2.24%) WAI
3 1 (0.45%) QA
System Software
1 9 (4.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 27 (12.11%) Google
2 19 (8.52%) Adobe
3 7 (3.14%) SAP
3 7 (3.14%) Sitecore
4 5 (2.24%) Apple
4 5 (2.24%) Facebook
4 5 (2.24%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.24%) Telerik
5 2 (0.90%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.90%) Twitter
6 1 (0.45%) Zend