Period
to 22 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 July 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)
UK
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 154 186
Rank change year-on-year -5 +32 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 4054 4494 4004
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.27% 2.22% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.37% 2.30% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3647 4042 3369
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £66,750 £66,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 171323 195326 214137
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.01% 96.50% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 139589 164138 175660
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the UK

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer).

Salary trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the UK

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the UK

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top 16 Job Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 22 July 2017. 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
England -5 3857 £42,500 -5.56% 303
UK excluding London +29 2194 £37,500 - 171
London -30 1781 £50,000 -3.85% 145
South East +48 729 £40,000 - 48
North of England +58 613 £37,500 +1.35% 66
Midlands +30 411 £35,000 +7.69% 16
North West +46 342 £37,500 -6.25% 38
West Midlands +12 265 £32,500 +3.17% 10
Yorkshire +69 249 £35,000 +7.69% 28
South West -39 177 £35,000 -6.67% 14
East Midlands +40 146 £35,000 -6.67% 6
East of England -62 130 £42,500 +21.43% 14
Scotland +14 79 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Wales +14 53 £35,000 +11.11% 6
North East +15 22 £28,750 +2.68%
Northern Ireland - 4 £31,500 -

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 3780 (93.24%) JavaScript
2 3652 (90.08%) CSS
3 3605 (88.92%) Front End Development
4 3594 (88.65%) HTML
5 2325 (57.35%) AngularJS
6 2032 (50.12%) HTML5
7 1524 (37.59%) CSS3
8 1522 (37.54%) Agile Software Development
9 1511 (37.27%) jQuery
10 1367 (33.72%) React
11 1212 (29.90%) Sass
12 1125 (27.75%) Web Development
13 1116 (27.53%) User Experience
14 978 (24.12%) Node.js
15 876 (21.61%) Git (software)
16 766 (18.89%) PHP
17 583 (14.38%) TDD
18 570 (14.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 541 (13.34%) LESS
20 528 (13.02%) gulp
21 508 (12.53%) Finance
22 505 (12.46%) MVC
23 497 (12.26%) Responsive Web Design
24 470 (11.59%) .NET
25 462 (11.40%) Backbone.js
25 462 (11.40%) Grunt
26 446 (11.00%) Marketing
27 442 (10.90%) Photoshop
28 441 (10.88%) Java
29 433 (10.68%) Scrum

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 327 (8.07%) CMS
2 258 (6.36%) WordPress
3 79 (1.95%) Drupal
4 63 (1.55%) IIS
5 59 (1.46%) Apache
6 55 (1.36%) Umbraco
7 49 (1.21%) EPiServer
8 36 (0.89%) Confluence
9 35 (0.86%) Tomcat
10 27 (0.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 24 (0.59%) SharePoint
12 17 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
13 12 (0.30%) Joomla!
14 11 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
14 11 (0.27%) JBoss
15 7 (0.17%) nginx
16 6 (0.15%) Apache Solr
16 6 (0.15%) ExpressionEngine
16 6 (0.15%) GlassFish
17 5 (0.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 442 (10.90%) Photoshop
2 191 (4.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 80 (1.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 31 (0.76%) FileZilla
5 13 (0.32%) InVision
6 12 (0.30%) GIMP
6 12 (0.30%) InDesign
7 5 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
8 4 (0.099%) Adobe Premiere
9 3 (0.074%) Inkscape
10 2 (0.049%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.049%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.049%) Microsoft Excel
11 1 (0.025%) HipChat
11 1 (0.025%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 100 (2.47%) Magento
2 19 (0.47%) Shopify
3 17 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
5 7 (0.17%) OpenCart
6 6 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
7 3 (0.074%) Adobe Campaign
8 2 (0.049%) Eloqua
8 2 (0.049%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.025%) NetSuite
9 1 (0.025%) Optimost
9 1 (0.025%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 140 (3.45%) GitHub
2 119 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
3 111 (2.74%) SaaS
4 53 (1.31%) Microsoft Azure
5 34 (0.84%) Google Analytics
6 19 (0.47%) Adobe Analytics
7 17 (0.42%) Google Tag Manager
8 13 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (0.17%) PaaS
10 5 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 5 (0.12%) Firebase
10 5 (0.12%) Sage Pay
11 4 (0.099%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.099%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.099%) Google Play
11 4 (0.099%) Slack
12 2 (0.049%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.025%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.025%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.025%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 128 (3.16%) Internet
2 78 (1.92%) HTTP
3 32 (0.79%) FTP
4 31 (0.76%) SMTP
5 12 (0.30%) Intranet
6 9 (0.22%) SSH
6 9 (0.22%) SSL
7 8 (0.20%) Skype
7 8 (0.20%) VoIP
8 7 (0.17%) DNS
9 5 (0.12%) SMS
10 4 (0.099%) Wireless
11 3 (0.074%) AMQP
12 2 (0.049%) Extranet
12 2 (0.049%) LDAP
12 2 (0.049%) PPP
13 1 (0.025%) Broadband
13 1 (0.025%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 260 (6.41%) MySQL
2 115 (2.84%) SQL Server
3 88 (2.17%) MongoDB
4 56 (1.38%) NoSQL
5 51 (1.26%) Big Data
6 35 (0.86%) Relational Database
7 29 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
8 24 (0.59%) RDBMS
9 21 (0.52%) Redis
10 18 (0.44%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (0.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 14 (0.35%) Blockchain
13 12 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 10 (0.25%) SQL Server 2014
15 9 (0.22%) Couchbase
16 8 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
17 7 (0.17%) DocumentDB
18 6 (0.15%) GIS
18 6 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 5 (0.12%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 876 (21.61%) Git (software)
2 528 (13.02%) gulp
3 462 (11.40%) Grunt
4 255 (6.29%) webpack
5 210 (5.18%) Jasmine
6 175 (4.32%) Karma Test Runner
7 153 (3.77%) JIRA
8 147 (3.63%) Subversion
9 134 (3.31%) Mocha
10 122 (3.01%) Visual Studio
11 86 (2.12%) Bower
12 84 (2.07%) Selenium
13 81 (2.00%) Babel
14 50 (1.23%) Protractor
15 41 (1.01%) Jenkins
16 39 (0.96%) PhantomJS
17 35 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
18 33 (0.81%) GitLab
19 31 (0.76%) Bitbucket
20 28 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 508 (12.53%) Finance
2 446 (11.00%) Marketing
3 208 (5.13%) Retail
4 199 (4.91%) Telecoms
5 166 (4.09%) Games
6 148 (3.65%) Banking
7 105 (2.59%) Electronics
8 96 (2.37%) Advertising
8 96 (2.37%) Manufacturing
9 64 (1.58%) Legal
10 36 (0.89%) Law
11 32 (0.79%) Publishing
12 31 (0.76%) Multimedia
13 21 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
14 20 (0.49%) Financial Institution
15 18 (0.44%) Front Office
15 18 (0.44%) Investment Banking
16 14 (0.35%) Automotive
17 12 (0.30%) Back Office
18 9 (0.22%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3652 (90.08%) CSS
2 3594 (88.65%) HTML
3 2325 (57.35%) AngularJS
4 2032 (50.12%) HTML5
5 1524 (37.59%) CSS3
6 1511 (37.27%) jQuery
7 1367 (33.72%) React
8 1212 (29.90%) Sass
9 978 (24.12%) Node.js
10 570 (14.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 541 (13.34%) LESS
12 470 (11.59%) .NET
13 462 (11.40%) Backbone.js
14 341 (8.41%) RESTful
15 317 (7.82%) JSON
16 287 (7.08%) Ajax
17 268 (6.61%) Redux
18 265 (6.54%) REST
19 260 (6.41%) Ember.js
20 242 (5.97%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1116 (27.53%) User Experience
2 277 (6.83%) Greenfield Project
3 276 (6.81%) Computer Science
4 250 (6.17%) Mobile App
5 114 (2.81%) Fintech
6 97 (2.39%) Social Media
7 88 (2.17%) iPad
8 69 (1.70%) Analytical Skills
9 55 (1.36%) W3C
10 44 (1.09%) Graphic Design
11 42 (1.04%) Digital Media
12 38 (0.94%) Animation
12 38 (0.94%) NHS
13 35 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
14 34 (0.84%) Data Structures
15 33 (0.81%) Algorithms
16 29 (0.72%) e-Learning
17 26 (0.64%) Augmented Reality
18 22 (0.54%) Linux Command Line
19 17 (0.42%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 211 (5.20%) Linux
2 119 (2.94%) Apple iOS
3 109 (2.69%) Android
4 66 (1.63%) Windows
5 22 (0.54%) Unix
6 12 (0.30%) Mac OS X
7 5 (0.12%) Mac OS
8 4 (0.099%) Debian
9 3 (0.074%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.049%) CentOS
11 1 (0.025%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.025%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3605 (88.92%) Front End Development
2 1522 (37.54%) Agile Software Development
3 1125 (27.75%) Web Development
4 583 (14.38%) TDD
5 505 (12.46%) MVC
6 497 (12.26%) Responsive Web Design
7 433 (10.68%) Scrum
8 420 (10.36%) OO
9 403 (9.94%) E-Commerce
10 260 (6.41%) Web Design
11 246 (6.07%) SEO
12 237 (5.85%) Continuous Integration
13 229 (5.65%) BDD
14 228 (5.62%) Unit Testing
15 216 (5.33%) Software Engineering
16 201 (4.96%) Digital Marketing
17 189 (4.66%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
18 175 (4.32%) Mentoring
19 165 (4.07%) Business Intelligence
20 152 (3.75%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3780 (93.24%) JavaScript
2 766 (18.89%) PHP
3 441 (10.88%) Java
4 416 (10.26%) C#
5 361 (8.90%) ES6
6 276 (6.81%) SQL
7 203 (5.01%) TypeScript
8 111 (2.74%) Ruby
9 110 (2.71%) Python
10 64 (1.58%) T-SQL
11 59 (1.46%) C++
12 52 (1.28%) C
13 41 (1.01%) ECMAScript
14 36 (0.89%) Apple Swift
14 36 (0.89%) Perl
15 35 (0.86%) Objective-C
16 32 (0.79%) VBScript
17 29 (0.72%) Scala
18 13 (0.32%) Bash Shell
18 13 (0.32%) Go
Qualifications
1 368 (9.08%) Degree
2 125 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (0.62%) Security Cleared
4 12 (0.30%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.20%) DBS Check
5 8 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
6 6 (0.15%) Master's Degree
7 5 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.099%) PhD
9 3 (0.074%) MBA
9 3 (0.074%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.049%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.025%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.025%) MCP
11 1 (0.025%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (2.71%) QA
2 22 (0.54%) WCAG
3 6 (0.15%) WAI
4 3 (0.074%) MiFID
4 3 (0.074%) SLA
5 1 (0.025%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.025%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 92 (2.27%) Docker
2 7 (0.17%) Varnish
3 1 (0.025%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.025%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (0.27%) Kubernetes
2 10 (0.25%) Puppet
3 7 (0.17%) Grafana
4 6 (0.15%) Ansible
5 5 (0.12%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.099%) cPanel
6 4 (0.099%) Kibana
6 4 (0.099%) logstash
6 4 (0.099%) StatsD
7 3 (0.074%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 3 (0.074%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 260 (6.41%) Adobe
2 142 (3.50%) Microsoft
3 94 (2.32%) Google
4 85 (2.10%) SAP
5 34 (0.84%) Oracle
6 31 (0.76%) PayPal
6 31 (0.76%) Xamarin
7 30 (0.74%) Twitter
8 26 (0.64%) Sitecore
8 26 (0.64%) Zend
9 23 (0.57%) hybris
9 23 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
10 17 (0.42%) Atlassian
11 14 (0.35%) Facebook
11 14 (0.35%) Optimizely
12 12 (0.30%) Qubit
13 11 (0.27%) Sony
14 8 (0.20%) DoubleClick
14 8 (0.20%) Sencha
15 6 (0.15%) Samsung
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
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London
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Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
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Haywards Heath, West Sussex
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Senitor Associates
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + 30 Days Holiday + Remote Working
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Central London / West End
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Salary: £35k to £50k + bonus + benefits
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Wakefield, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £18k - 24k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Central London / West End
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Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
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Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
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Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum Competitive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
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Sanderson
Salary: £40 - £50 per annum
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Co-Hire
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Stratospherec
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
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East London
Empiric
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits Package
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London
Inspire Corporation Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + some great benefits!
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Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Training, pension & more
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London
Tiro Partners
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Salary: To £32k plus benefits
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Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum + Package
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London
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