The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 168 112
Rank change year-on-year +26 -56  
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 85 90 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.67% 1.53% 2.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 1.58% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 79 78 136
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £27,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4918 5697 5859
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.72% 96.79% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4105 4709 4895
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West that featured Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 3 months to 30 March 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
Bristol +17 42 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Gloucestershire +1 13 £35,000 -12.50%
Dorset +11 11 £35,000 +14.75%
Devon -5 8 £33,750 +35.00%
Somerset -3 7 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Wiltshire +15 4 £31,250 -30.55% 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 30 March 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.

1 191 (97.45%) JavaScript
2 175 (89.29%) HTML
3 174 (88.78%) Front End Development
4 163 (83.16%) CSS
5 122 (62.24%) AngularJS
6 103 (52.55%) Agile Software Development
7 99 (50.51%) HTML5
8 81 (41.33%) jQuery
9 75 (38.27%) Web Development
10 69 (35.20%) CSS3
11 57 (29.08%) User Experience
12 46 (23.47%) Node.js
13 44 (22.45%) React
14 39 (19.90%) Backbone.js
15 37 (18.88%) Git (software)
16 33 (16.84%) PHP
17 32 (16.33%) .NET
18 28 (14.29%) Grunt
19 27 (13.78%) Responsive Web Design
19 27 (13.78%) Java
20 26 (13.27%) Sass
21 25 (12.76%) Scrum
22 24 (12.24%) CMS
22 24 (12.24%) Software Engineering
22 24 (12.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 23 (11.73%) LESS
24 22 (11.22%) Adobe
25 21 (10.71%) Photoshop
25 21 (10.71%) Web Design
25 21 (10.71%) Marketing

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 24 (12.24%) CMS
2 18 (9.18%) WordPress
3 9 (4.59%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (4.59%) Kentico
4 7 (3.57%) Umbraco
5 6 (3.06%) Apache
6 4 (2.04%) Confluence
6 4 (2.04%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.53%) Drupal
7 3 (1.53%) GlassFish
7 3 (1.53%) JBoss
7 3 (1.53%) nginx
8 2 (1.02%) Moodle
9 1 (0.51%) DNN
9 1 (0.51%) IIS
9 1 (0.51%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.51%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 21 (10.71%) Photoshop
2 7 (3.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (2.55%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.02%) InDesign
5 1 (0.51%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 4 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.51%) Magento
2 1 (0.51%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.59%) SaaS
2 8 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.55%) Slack
4 2 (1.02%) GitHub
4 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.51%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.10%) HTTP
2 7 (3.57%) SSL
3 4 (2.04%) DNS
4 2 (1.02%) Internet
4 2 (1.02%) SSH
5 1 (0.51%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.69%) MongoDB
2 11 (5.61%) MySQL
3 3 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (1.53%) SQLite
4 2 (1.02%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.51%) Big Data
5 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 37 (18.88%) Git (software)
2 28 (14.29%) Grunt
3 17 (8.67%) gulp
4 15 (7.65%) JIRA
5 9 (4.59%) Jasmine
6 7 (3.57%) Karma Test Runner
6 7 (3.57%) Maven
7 6 (3.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (3.06%) Bitbucket
8 5 (2.55%) Bower
8 5 (2.55%) Subversion
9 4 (2.04%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.04%) Jenkins
9 4 (2.04%) JUnit
9 4 (2.04%) Selenium
9 4 (2.04%) webpack
10 3 (1.53%) IntelliJ
10 3 (1.53%) JIRA Agile
10 3 (1.53%) Protractor
10 3 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (10.71%) Marketing
2 15 (7.65%) Finance
3 10 (5.10%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.06%) Advertising
5 5 (2.55%) Electronics
6 4 (2.04%) Banking
6 4 (2.04%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.53%) Retail
8 2 (1.02%) Games
9 1 (0.51%) Automotive
9 1 (0.51%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (89.29%) HTML
2 163 (83.16%) CSS
3 122 (62.24%) AngularJS
4 99 (50.51%) HTML5
5 81 (41.33%) jQuery
6 69 (35.20%) CSS3
7 46 (23.47%) Node.js
8 44 (22.45%) React
9 39 (19.90%) Backbone.js
10 32 (16.33%) .NET
11 26 (13.27%) Sass
12 24 (12.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 23 (11.73%) LESS
14 18 (9.18%) WebGL
15 17 (8.67%) Ajax
16 14 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
16 14 (7.14%) RESTful
17 11 (5.61%) JSON
18 10 (5.10%) Laravel
18 10 (5.10%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 57 (29.08%) User Experience
2 19 (9.69%) Mobile App
3 11 (5.61%) Semantic Web
3 11 (5.61%) W3C
4 8 (4.08%) Cyber Defence
5 5 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.55%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.02%) Blog
6 2 (1.02%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.02%) Graphic Design
6 2 (1.02%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.51%) Animation
7 1 (0.51%) Arduino
7 1 (0.51%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.51%) iPad
7 1 (0.51%) Oculus Rift
7 1 (0.51%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.61%) Android
2 9 (4.59%) Linux
3 7 (3.57%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.53%) Debian
4 3 (1.53%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.02%) CentOS
6 1 (0.51%) Unix
6 1 (0.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (88.78%) Front End Development
2 103 (52.55%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (38.27%) Web Development
4 27 (13.78%) Responsive Web Design
5 25 (12.76%) Scrum
6 24 (12.24%) Software Engineering
7 21 (10.71%) Web Design
8 19 (9.69%) Visualisation
9 17 (8.67%) Open Source
9 17 (8.67%) SDLC
10 16 (8.16%) MVC
11 12 (6.12%) TDD
12 10 (5.10%) E-Commerce
13 9 (4.59%) BDD
14 8 (4.08%) Cybersecurity
15 7 (3.57%) OO
15 7 (3.57%) Web Application Development
16 6 (3.06%) Content Management
17 5 (2.55%) Project Management
17 5 (2.55%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 191 (97.45%) JavaScript
2 33 (16.84%) PHP
3 27 (13.78%) Java
4 14 (7.14%) C#
5 11 (5.61%) Python
6 4 (2.04%) TypeScript
7 3 (1.53%) C++
7 3 (1.53%) Lua
7 3 (1.53%) Objective-C
7 3 (1.53%) SQL
8 2 (1.02%) ActionScript
8 2 (1.02%) ES6
8 2 (1.02%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.51%) ECMAScript
9 1 (0.51%) Korn
9 1 (0.51%) Ruby
9 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.51%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (10.71%) Degree
2 8 (4.08%) DV Cleared
2 8 (4.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.61%) WAI
2 2 (1.02%) WCAG
3 1 (0.51%) FATCA
System Software
1 10 (5.10%) Docker
2 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.02%) Ansible
Vendors
1 22 (11.22%) Adobe
2 4 (2.04%) SAP
3 3 (1.53%) OpenText
4 2 (1.02%) Google
5 1 (0.51%) Mapbox
5 1 (0.51%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.51%) Sencha
5 1 (0.51%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.51%) Solace
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £30-35,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Darwin Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension, health insurance
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Swindon
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago