Period
to 18 June 2021

The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 18 June 2021.

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
18 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 125 87 160
Rank change year-on-year -38 +73 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 207 188 186
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 2.75% 3.52% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.98% 3.69% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 190 150 159
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £27,000
25th Percentile £37,625 £34,063 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% +3.66% +9.33%
75th Percentile £60,000 £47,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,700 £58,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.26%

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 6,948 5,099 9,543
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.21% 95.58% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4,909 4,182 7,674
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,557
Median % change year-on-year - +5.74% +0.13%
75th Percentile £58,750 £56,250 £55,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +4.00%

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 proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the South West over the 6 months to 18 June 2021.

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 18 June 2021. 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 -60 87 £52,500 +23.53% 25
Dorset -17 44 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Wiltshire +10 17 £63,750 +15.91% 5
Somerset +6 15 £38,750 -18.42% 6
Gloucestershire -38 13 £45,000 - 1
Cornwall - 8 £50,000 - 2
Devon -11 4 £33,750 -15.63% 5
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 18 June 2021, 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.

1 199 (96.14%) Front End Development
2 189 (91.30%) JavaScript
3 178 (85.99%) HTML
4 168 (81.16%) CSS
5 105 (50.72%) React
6 97 (46.86%) AngularJS
7 84 (40.58%) User Experience
8 79 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
9 78 (37.68%) Sass
10 77 (37.20%) TypeScript
11 61 (29.47%) Node.js
11 61 (29.47%) HTML5
12 60 (28.99%) Git (software)
13 59 (28.50%) Vue.js
14 41 (19.81%) CSS3
15 40 (19.32%) LESS
16 39 (18.84%) PHP
17 38 (18.36%) CMS
18 36 (17.39%) RESTful
19 35 (16.91%) Redux
20 32 (15.46%) Docker
21 30 (14.49%) webpack
22 29 (14.01%) Scrum
22 29 (14.01%) npm
23 28 (13.53%) ES6
23 28 (13.53%) Finance
24 27 (13.04%) SaaS
25 26 (12.56%) AWS
26 25 (12.08%) Java
27 24 (11.59%) TDD

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 38 (18.36%) CMS
2 14 (6.76%) EPiServer
2 14 (6.76%) Sitecore CMS
2 14 (6.76%) Umbraco
3 12 (5.80%) Kentico
4 11 (5.31%) WordPress
5 7 (3.38%) Headless CMS
6 3 (1.45%) Confluence
6 3 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.48%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (3.38%) Zeplin
2 5 (2.42%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.93%) Photoshop
4 3 (1.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.97%) Adobe XD
5 2 (0.97%) InDesign
5 2 (0.97%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 9 (4.35%) Magento
2 1 (0.48%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 29 (14.01%) npm
2 27 (13.04%) SaaS
3 26 (12.56%) AWS
4 13 (6.28%) Azure
5 10 (4.83%) Yarn
6 6 (2.90%) GCP
7 4 (1.93%) Amazon EC2
7 4 (1.93%) Amazon S3
7 4 (1.93%) CloudFront
7 4 (1.93%) OpenShift
7 4 (1.93%) Serverless
8 3 (1.45%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (1.45%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (1.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 3 (1.45%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.45%) GitHub
9 2 (0.97%) Firebase
9 2 (0.97%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.97%) Kong
10 1 (0.48%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.38%) Internet
2 2 (0.97%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.11%) MySQL
2 5 (2.42%) MongoDB
3 4 (1.93%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (1.93%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.97%) Redis
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 60 (28.99%) Git (software)
2 30 (14.49%) webpack
3 16 (7.73%) Jasmine
4 14 (6.76%) Grunt
5 11 (5.31%) Protractor
6 10 (4.83%) gulp
7 9 (4.35%) JIRA
7 9 (4.35%) Storybook
8 6 (2.90%) Babel
8 6 (2.90%) Cypress.io
8 6 (2.90%) Jenkins
8 6 (2.90%) Karma Test Runner
8 6 (2.90%) Selenium
9 5 (2.42%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.93%) Artifactory
10 4 (1.93%) Visual Studio
11 3 (1.45%) ReSharper
12 2 (0.97%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (0.97%) Subversion
12 2 (0.97%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (13.53%) Finance
2 22 (10.63%) Social Skills
3 17 (8.21%) Marketing
4 11 (5.31%) Public Sector
5 10 (4.83%) Manufacturing
6 8 (3.86%) Electronics
6 8 (3.86%) Telecoms
7 5 (2.42%) Banking
8 4 (1.93%) Private Banking
9 3 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.97%) Publishing
11 1 (0.48%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.48%) Czech Language
11 1 (0.48%) Games
11 1 (0.48%) Influencing Skills
11 1 (0.48%) Organisational Skills
11 1 (0.48%) Retail
11 1 (0.48%) Wearables
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (85.99%) HTML
2 168 (81.16%) CSS
3 105 (50.72%) React
4 97 (46.86%) AngularJS
5 78 (37.68%) Sass
6 61 (29.47%) HTML5
6 61 (29.47%) Node.js
7 59 (28.50%) Vue.js
8 41 (19.81%) CSS3
9 40 (19.32%) LESS
10 36 (17.39%) RESTful
11 35 (16.91%) Redux
12 16 (7.73%) Laravel
12 16 (7.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 13 (6.28%) DOM
13 13 (6.28%) Jest
14 12 (5.80%) Ajax
14 12 (5.80%) GraphQL
15 11 (5.31%) OAuth
16 10 (4.83%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 84 (40.58%) User Experience
2 18 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (6.76%) Mobile App
4 7 (3.38%) RIA
5 4 (1.93%) Animation
5 4 (1.93%) Online Banking
6 3 (1.45%) EPoS
6 3 (1.45%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.97%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.97%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.97%) Smart City
7 2 (0.97%) Social Media
7 2 (0.97%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.97%) W3C
8 1 (0.48%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.48%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.48%) Renewable Energy
8 1 (0.48%) Video on Demand
8 1 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.42%) Linux
2 1 (0.48%) Android
2 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
2 1 (0.48%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (96.14%) Front End Development
2 79 (38.16%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (14.01%) Scrum
4 24 (11.59%) TDD
5 23 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 22 (10.63%) E-Commerce
6 22 (10.63%) Microservices
7 19 (9.18%) SOLID
7 19 (9.18%) Unit Testing
8 18 (8.70%) Mentoring
8 18 (8.70%) Technical Leadership
9 17 (8.21%) Test Automation
10 14 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
10 14 (6.76%) CRM
11 12 (5.80%) SDLC
12 11 (5.31%) Customer-Centricity
12 11 (5.31%) OOP
13 10 (4.83%) BDD
13 10 (4.83%) Performance Testing
13 10 (4.83%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 189 (91.30%) JavaScript
2 77 (37.20%) TypeScript
3 39 (18.84%) PHP
4 28 (13.53%) ES6
5 25 (12.08%) Java
6 10 (4.83%) C#
7 7 (3.38%) SQL
8 6 (2.90%) Go
9 4 (1.93%) Python
10 3 (1.45%) ES7
Qualifications
1 6 (2.90%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.42%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.97%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.31%) Accessibility
System Software
1 32 (15.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (6.28%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.45%) Terraform
3 1 (0.48%) Rancher
Vendors
1 15 (7.25%) Adobe
2 14 (6.76%) Sitecore
3 8 (3.86%) SAP
4 3 (1.45%) Atlassian
4 3 (1.45%) Google
5 2 (0.97%) Huawei
5 2 (0.97%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.48%) Dell
6 1 (0.48%) Intel
6 1 (0.48%) WooCommerce