The median annual salary for a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 29 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England / South West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 218 241 218
Rank change year-on-year +23 -23  
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) 16 20 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.32% 0.34% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.35% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 16 16 22
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +35.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £37,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,250 £39,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year -2.77% +20.00%  

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 4894 5703 5868
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.72% 96.78% 97.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4089 4722 4912
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 £57,300 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the South West

Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the South West.

Salary trend for Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the South West

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the South West over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the South West

Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 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 +2 8 £46,250 +2.77%
Devon - 5 £32,500 -
Gloucestershire 0 2 £35,000 -12.50%
Dorset +21 1 £35,000 -6.66%
Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 39 (100.00%) Web Development
2 38 (97.44%) JavaScript
3 33 (84.62%) Front End Development
4 28 (71.79%) HTML
4 28 (71.79%) CSS
5 22 (56.41%) jQuery
6 21 (53.85%) HTML5
7 20 (51.28%) AngularJS
8 18 (46.15%) CSS3
9 17 (43.59%) Web Design
10 15 (38.46%) Backbone.js
10 15 (38.46%) User Experience
11 14 (35.90%) Responsive Web Design
11 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (35.90%) Adobe
12 13 (33.33%) React
13 12 (30.77%) Photoshop
14 11 (28.21%) W3C
14 11 (28.21%) Software Engineering
14 11 (28.21%) Degree
14 11 (28.21%) WAI
14 11 (28.21%) Semantic Web
15 10 (25.64%) SDLC
15 10 (25.64%) WebGL
15 10 (25.64%) Visualisation
15 10 (25.64%) Open Source
16 7 (17.95%) REST
17 6 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 6 (15.38%) E-Commerce
17 6 (15.38%) MVC

Front End Web 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 5 (12.82%) Apache
2 4 (10.26%) CMS
3 3 (7.69%) Confluence
3 3 (7.69%) GlassFish
3 3 (7.69%) JBoss
3 3 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 3 (7.69%) WordPress
4 2 (5.13%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.56%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) HTTP
2 2 (5.13%) DNS
2 2 (5.13%) SSL
3 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Jasmine
1 5 (12.82%) Karma Test Runner
1 5 (12.82%) Maven
2 4 (10.26%) Grunt
2 4 (10.26%) gulp
3 3 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 3 (7.69%) IntelliJ
3 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 3 (7.69%) JIRA
3 3 (7.69%) JIRA Agile
3 3 (7.69%) JUnit
3 3 (7.69%) Selenium
4 2 (5.13%) Bower
4 2 (5.13%) JSHint
4 2 (5.13%) QUnit
4 2 (5.13%) webpack
5 1 (2.56%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (12.82%) Marketing
2 3 (7.69%) Banking
2 3 (7.69%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.13%) Advertising
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (71.79%) CSS
1 28 (71.79%) HTML
2 22 (56.41%) jQuery
3 21 (53.85%) HTML5
4 20 (51.28%) AngularJS
5 18 (46.15%) CSS3
6 15 (38.46%) Backbone.js
7 13 (33.33%) React
8 10 (25.64%) WebGL
9 7 (17.95%) REST
10 6 (15.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (12.82%) Ember.js
11 5 (12.82%) LESS
12 4 (10.26%) JSON
13 3 (7.69%) .NET
13 3 (7.69%) Ajax
13 3 (7.69%) LAMP
13 3 (7.69%) Spring
14 2 (5.13%) DOM
14 2 (5.13%) OOCSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (38.46%) User Experience
2 11 (28.21%) Semantic Web
2 11 (28.21%) W3C
3 2 (5.13%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) CentOS
3 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (100.00%) Web Development
2 33 (84.62%) Front End Development
3 17 (43.59%) Web Design
4 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (35.90%) Responsive Web Design
5 11 (28.21%) Software Engineering
6 10 (25.64%) Open Source
6 10 (25.64%) SDLC
6 10 (25.64%) Visualisation
7 6 (15.38%) E-Commerce
7 6 (15.38%) MVC
8 3 (7.69%) ATDD
8 3 (7.69%) BDD
8 3 (7.69%) Scrum
8 3 (7.69%) TDD
9 2 (5.13%) Code Optimisation
9 2 (5.13%) Content Management
9 2 (5.13%) Mobile First
9 2 (5.13%) Viral Marketing
10 1 (2.56%) Online Security
Programming Languages
1 38 (97.44%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.26%) PHP
3 3 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.21%) WAI
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Adobe