The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 22 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)
England / South West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 113 157
Rank change year-on-year -33 +44  
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 90 141 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.70% 2.69% 1.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.75% 2.76% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 77 104 93
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £23,150
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.16% +2.85%  

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 5136 5115 5811
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.92% 97.61% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4279 4343 4898
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 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 22 June 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 22 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
Bristol 0 52 £40,000 -3.03% 5
Gloucestershire +3 10 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Dorset -31 10 £22,500 -26.22% 3
Devon 0 6 £35,000 +7.69%
Somerset -9 5 £32,500 -18.75% 4
Cornwall - 4 £30,000 - 1
Wiltshire -15 2 £36,250 -19.44% 3
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 22 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 West region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 166 (95.40%) JavaScript
2 154 (88.51%) HTML
3 153 (87.93%) Front End Development
4 148 (85.06%) CSS
5 123 (70.69%) AngularJS
6 98 (56.32%) Agile Software Development
7 81 (46.55%) HTML5
8 59 (33.91%) Web Development
9 56 (32.18%) jQuery
10 54 (31.03%) CSS3
11 53 (30.46%) React
12 50 (28.74%) Node.js
13 43 (24.71%) Git (software)
14 40 (22.99%) User Experience
15 37 (21.26%) Marketing
16 34 (19.54%) Java
16 34 (19.54%) Finance
17 33 (18.97%) Backbone.js
18 32 (18.39%) Grunt
19 30 (17.24%) JIRA
20 27 (15.52%) Ember.js
21 25 (14.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 24 (13.79%) Digital Marketing
22 24 (13.79%) Ajax
22 24 (13.79%) TDD
23 23 (13.22%) .NET
23 23 (13.22%) PHP
23 23 (13.22%) Responsive Web Design
24 22 (12.64%) Mobile App
24 22 (12.64%) Business Intelligence

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 15 (8.62%) CMS
2 11 (6.32%) Confluence
2 11 (6.32%) WordPress
3 6 (3.45%) Apache
3 6 (3.45%) GlassFish
3 6 (3.45%) JBoss
3 6 (3.45%) Umbraco
4 4 (2.30%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.15%) Drupal
6 2 (1.15%) Mule
6 2 (1.15%) nginx
7 1 (0.57%) DNN
7 1 (0.57%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.57%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 19 (10.92%) Photoshop
2 7 (4.02%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (1.72%) Adobe After Effects
3 3 (1.72%) Adobe Premiere
4 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 20 (11.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.15%) Magento
3 1 (0.57%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.60%) SaaS
2 7 (4.02%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.87%) GitHub
3 5 (2.87%) Slack
4 3 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.57%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.32%) HTTP
2 9 (5.17%) SSL
3 3 (1.72%) DNS
4 2 (1.15%) Internet
5 1 (0.57%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.75%) MySQL
2 6 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 5 (2.87%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.72%) Big Data
5 2 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.15%) Power BI
5 2 (1.15%) QlikView
5 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.15%) SQLite
6 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 43 (24.71%) Git (software)
2 32 (18.39%) Grunt
3 30 (17.24%) JIRA
4 16 (9.20%) gulp
5 11 (6.32%) Jasmine
5 11 (6.32%) Karma Test Runner
6 7 (4.02%) Bower
6 7 (4.02%) Maven
6 7 (4.02%) Subversion
6 7 (4.02%) TeamCity
7 5 (2.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (2.87%) Bitbucket
7 5 (2.87%) Selenium
8 4 (2.30%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.30%) IntelliJ
8 4 (2.30%) Jenkins
8 4 (2.30%) JIRA Agile
8 4 (2.30%) JUnit
8 4 (2.30%) Visual Studio
8 4 (2.30%) webpack
General
1 37 (21.26%) Marketing
2 34 (19.54%) Finance
3 22 (12.64%) Telecoms
4 20 (11.49%) Electronics
4 20 (11.49%) Manufacturing
5 9 (5.17%) Banking
6 6 (3.45%) Advertising
7 5 (2.87%) Retail
8 2 (1.15%) Back Office
8 2 (1.15%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 154 (88.51%) HTML
2 148 (85.06%) CSS
3 123 (70.69%) AngularJS
4 81 (46.55%) HTML5
5 56 (32.18%) jQuery
6 54 (31.03%) CSS3
7 53 (30.46%) React
8 50 (28.74%) Node.js
9 33 (18.97%) Backbone.js
10 27 (15.52%) Ember.js
11 25 (14.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 24 (13.79%) Ajax
13 23 (13.22%) .NET
14 22 (12.64%) JSON
15 19 (10.92%) RESTful
16 17 (9.77%) KnockoutJS
17 16 (9.20%) Sass
18 15 (8.62%) LESS
18 15 (8.62%) REST
19 14 (8.05%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 40 (22.99%) User Experience
2 22 (12.64%) Mobile App
3 15 (8.62%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (4.02%) iPad
5 6 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.87%) Graphic Design
7 4 (2.30%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.72%) Cyber Defence
8 3 (1.72%) Semantic Web
8 3 (1.72%) Video Editing
8 3 (1.72%) W3C
9 2 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.57%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.45%) Linux
2 5 (2.87%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.30%) Unix
4 3 (1.72%) Android
5 2 (1.15%) CentOS
5 2 (1.15%) Debian
5 2 (1.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (87.93%) Front End Development
2 98 (56.32%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (33.91%) Web Development
4 24 (13.79%) Digital Marketing
4 24 (13.79%) TDD
5 23 (13.22%) Responsive Web Design
6 22 (12.64%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (11.49%) Programme Management
8 17 (9.77%) MVC
9 16 (9.20%) OO
9 16 (9.20%) Scrum
10 14 (8.05%) OOP
11 11 (6.32%) BDD
11 11 (6.32%) E-Commerce
12 10 (5.75%) Mobile Application Development
12 10 (5.75%) Web Design
13 9 (5.17%) Open Source
13 9 (5.17%) Visualisation
14 8 (4.60%) Software Engineering
15 7 (4.02%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 166 (95.40%) JavaScript
2 34 (19.54%) Java
3 23 (13.22%) PHP
4 20 (11.49%) C#
5 15 (8.62%) Python
6 13 (7.47%) C++
7 6 (3.45%) SQL
8 4 (2.30%) ES6
8 4 (2.30%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.15%) Lua
9 2 (1.15%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.57%) ECMAScript
10 1 (0.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (5.75%) Degree
2 3 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (1.72%) DV Cleared
2 3 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.72%) WAI
2 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.57%) Docker
Vendors
1 20 (11.49%) SAP
2 12 (6.90%) Adobe
3 10 (5.75%) Google
4 3 (1.72%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.15%) OpenText
5 2 (1.15%) Sencha
5 2 (1.15%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.15%) Zend
6 1 (0.57%) Sitecore
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cornwall
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Coded People
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Performance related Annual Bonus a
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 80,000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lake, Wiltshire
Westhouse Consulting GmbH
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Package
Posted: 9 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Amigo Loans
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum DOE + Bonus + Benefits Package + £3K
Posted: 15 days ago
Bath
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £35-40,000 + Bens
Posted: 23 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Package
Posted: 21 days ago
Swindon
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Swindon
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Salary: up to £50,000, Bupa Medical Insurance, Bonus Scheme and Private Gym access
Posted: 17 days ago