The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £43,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 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)
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 148 175
Rank change year-on-year -6 +27  
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 2044 2249 2097
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.32% 2.32% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.42% 2.40% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1797 1987 1757
Median salary £43,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.73% +4.28%  

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 84528 93714 106901
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 69082 78988 88114
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

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

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

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top 30 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 3 months to 25 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
England -11 1961 £45,000 - 345
London -39 912 £52,500 - 150
South East +63 347 £40,000 +6.66% 55
North West +25 203 £37,500 -6.25% 40
Manchester +33 158 £38,500 -9.41% 31
West Midlands -6 153 £32,500 +14.03% 25
City of London -26 116 £55,000 -8.33% 41
Yorkshire +44 111 £35,000 +7.69% 30
South West -38 88 £37,500 - 18
Hampshire +21 81 £37,500 +7.14% 13
West Yorkshire +34 73 £37,500 +15.38% 20
East of England -44 73 £42,500 +26.86% 10
Berkshire +39 68 £40,000 - 10
Birmingham +15 61 £31,500 -3.07% 5
East Midlands +34 55 £35,000 -12.50% 13
Bristol -4 51 £40,000 -5.88% 5
East Sussex +34 50 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Surrey +16 48 £37,500 -2.59% 11
Leeds +5 48 £37,500 +15.38% 14
Brighton +29 43 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Buckinghamshire +13 37 £42,000 +20.00% 5
Scotland +20 34 £37,500 -16.66% 11
Hertfordshire -12 34 £50,000 +11.11% 5
West Sussex +37 33 £44,000 +35.38% 4
Reading +31 33 £41,250 +17.85% 1
Warwickshire -7 29 £27,500 - 3
Aylesbury +11 27 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Basingstoke 0 22 £37,500 +7.14% 3
North Yorkshire +11 21 £28,500 -28.75% 3
Hammersmith -7 20 £60,000 +19.40% 1

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 3685 (93.29%) JavaScript
2 3557 (90.05%) CSS
3 3498 (88.56%) HTML
4 3497 (88.53%) Front End Development
5 2242 (56.76%) AngularJS
6 1946 (49.27%) HTML5
7 1471 (37.24%) jQuery
8 1467 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
8 1467 (37.14%) CSS3
9 1294 (32.76%) React
10 1181 (29.90%) Sass
11 1125 (28.48%) Web Development
12 1077 (27.27%) User Experience
13 943 (23.87%) Node.js
14 791 (20.03%) Git (software)
15 760 (19.24%) PHP
16 578 (14.63%) TDD
17 536 (13.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 528 (13.37%) LESS
19 506 (12.81%) gulp
20 502 (12.71%) MVC
21 483 (12.23%) Responsive Web Design
22 478 (12.10%) Finance
23 467 (11.82%) Grunt
24 458 (11.59%) Backbone.js
25 448 (11.34%) .NET
26 437 (11.06%) Photoshop
27 431 (10.91%) Java
28 424 (10.73%) Marketing
29 413 (10.46%) C#

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
1 319 (8.08%) CMS
2 258 (6.53%) WordPress
3 84 (2.13%) Drupal
4 55 (1.39%) Umbraco
5 51 (1.29%) Apache
5 51 (1.29%) IIS
6 46 (1.16%) EPiServer
7 33 (0.84%) Tomcat
8 32 (0.81%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 32 (0.81%) Confluence
9 20 (0.51%) SharePoint
10 15 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
11 14 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
12 13 (0.33%) JBoss
13 8 (0.20%) Joomla!
14 7 (0.18%) nginx
15 6 (0.15%) ExpressionEngine
15 6 (0.15%) GlassFish
16 5 (0.13%) Apache Solr
16 5 (0.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 437 (11.06%) Photoshop
2 178 (4.51%) Adobe Illustrator
3 78 (1.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 23 (0.58%) FileZilla
5 13 (0.33%) InVision
6 12 (0.30%) InDesign
7 11 (0.28%) GIMP
8 5 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
9 4 (0.10%) Adobe Premiere
9 4 (0.10%) Fireworks
10 3 (0.076%) Inkscape
11 2 (0.051%) Chatbot
11 2 (0.051%) Microsoft Excel
11 2 (0.051%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 101 (2.56%) Magento
2 60 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 17 (0.43%) Shopify
4 8 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.15%) OpenCart
5 6 (0.15%) SAP Hybris
6 5 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
7 4 (0.10%) Eloqua
7 4 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
8 3 (0.076%) Unica
9 2 (0.051%) WebTrends
10 1 (0.025%) NetSuite
10 1 (0.025%) Optimost
Cloud Services
1 129 (3.27%) GitHub
2 101 (2.56%) SaaS
3 100 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
4 46 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
5 39 (0.99%) Google Analytics
6 21 (0.53%) Google Tag Manager
7 15 (0.38%) Adobe Analytics
8 10 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (0.18%) PaaS
10 5 (0.13%) Slack
11 4 (0.10%) Firebase
11 4 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.10%) MailChimp
12 3 (0.076%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 2 (0.051%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.051%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.051%) Heroku
14 1 (0.025%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.025%) Office 365
14 1 (0.025%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 128 (3.24%) Internet
2 65 (1.65%) HTTP
3 24 (0.61%) FTP
4 23 (0.58%) SMTP
5 14 (0.35%) Intranet
6 10 (0.25%) VoIP
7 9 (0.23%) SSL
8 8 (0.20%) Skype
9 6 (0.15%) DNS
10 4 (0.10%) SSH
10 4 (0.10%) Wireless
11 3 (0.076%) AMQP
11 3 (0.076%) LDAP
12 2 (0.051%) Extranet
13 1 (0.025%) Broadband
13 1 (0.025%) HTTPS
13 1 (0.025%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 263 (6.66%) MySQL
2 122 (3.09%) SQL Server
3 78 (1.97%) MongoDB
4 53 (1.34%) NoSQL
5 50 (1.27%) Big Data
6 35 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
7 32 (0.81%) Relational Database
8 22 (0.56%) RDBMS
9 19 (0.48%) Apache Cassandra
10 14 (0.35%) Redis
11 13 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
11 13 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 12 (0.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 10 (0.25%) Blockchain
14 9 (0.23%) SQL Server 2014
15 7 (0.18%) DocumentDB
15 7 (0.18%) GIS
16 6 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
17 4 (0.10%) Neo4j
17 4 (0.10%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 791 (20.03%) Git (software)
2 506 (12.81%) gulp
3 467 (11.82%) Grunt
4 222 (5.62%) webpack
5 218 (5.52%) Jasmine
6 171 (4.33%) Karma Test Runner
7 142 (3.59%) JIRA
7 142 (3.59%) Subversion
8 141 (3.57%) Mocha
9 107 (2.71%) Visual Studio
10 81 (2.05%) Selenium
11 75 (1.90%) Bower
12 69 (1.75%) Babel
13 37 (0.94%) PhantomJS
13 37 (0.94%) Protractor
14 36 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
15 34 (0.86%) Jenkins
16 30 (0.76%) Bitbucket
17 29 (0.73%) GitLab
18 28 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 478 (12.10%) Finance
2 424 (10.73%) Marketing
3 188 (4.76%) Retail
4 177 (4.48%) Telecoms
5 159 (4.03%) Games
6 150 (3.80%) Banking
7 94 (2.38%) Advertising
8 84 (2.13%) Electronics
9 76 (1.92%) Manufacturing
10 59 (1.49%) Legal
11 39 (0.99%) Publishing
12 35 (0.89%) Law
13 22 (0.56%) Multimedia
14 20 (0.51%) Front Office
15 19 (0.48%) Back Office
15 19 (0.48%) Financial Institution
16 18 (0.46%) Investment Banking
17 17 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
18 12 (0.30%) Automotive
18 12 (0.30%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3557 (90.05%) CSS
2 3498 (88.56%) HTML
3 2242 (56.76%) AngularJS
4 1946 (49.27%) HTML5
5 1471 (37.24%) jQuery
6 1467 (37.14%) CSS3
7 1294 (32.76%) React
8 1181 (29.90%) Sass
9 943 (23.87%) Node.js
10 536 (13.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 528 (13.37%) LESS
12 458 (11.59%) Backbone.js
13 448 (11.34%) .NET
14 327 (8.28%) RESTful
15 288 (7.29%) JSON
16 267 (6.76%) Ajax
17 254 (6.43%) REST
18 253 (6.41%) Ember.js
19 240 (6.08%) Redux
20 230 (5.82%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1077 (27.27%) User Experience
2 285 (7.22%) Computer Science
3 266 (6.73%) Greenfield Project
4 245 (6.20%) Mobile App
5 112 (2.84%) Fintech
6 97 (2.46%) Social Media
7 83 (2.10%) iPad
8 69 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
9 56 (1.42%) W3C
10 40 (1.01%) Digital Media
11 39 (0.99%) Graphic Design
12 37 (0.94%) Animation
12 37 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
13 35 (0.89%) NHS
14 30 (0.76%) Data Structures
15 24 (0.61%) Algorithms
15 24 (0.61%) Augmented Reality
16 23 (0.58%) e-Learning
17 21 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
18 19 (0.48%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 201 (5.09%) Linux
2 99 (2.51%) Apple iOS
3 95 (2.41%) Android
4 57 (1.44%) Windows
5 24 (0.61%) Unix
6 13 (0.33%) Mac OS X
7 6 (0.15%) Mac OS
8 5 (0.13%) Debian
8 5 (0.13%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.051%) CentOS
10 1 (0.025%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.025%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.025%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.025%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3497 (88.53%) Front End Development
2 1467 (37.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1125 (28.48%) Web Development
4 578 (14.63%) TDD
5 502 (12.71%) MVC
6 483 (12.23%) Responsive Web Design
7 407 (10.30%) OO
7 407 (10.30%) Scrum
8 394 (9.97%) E-Commerce
9 252 (6.38%) Web Design
10 244 (6.18%) Software Engineering
11 240 (6.08%) SEO
12 227 (5.75%) BDD
12 227 (5.75%) Unit Testing
13 221 (5.59%) Continuous Integration
14 188 (4.76%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
15 183 (4.63%) Digital Marketing
16 164 (4.15%) OOP
17 158 (4.00%) Mentoring
18 146 (3.70%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3685 (93.29%) JavaScript
2 760 (19.24%) PHP
3 431 (10.91%) Java
4 413 (10.46%) C#
5 344 (8.71%) ES6
6 250 (6.33%) SQL
7 181 (4.58%) TypeScript
8 120 (3.04%) Python
9 98 (2.48%) Ruby
10 55 (1.39%) C++
11 53 (1.34%) T-SQL
12 42 (1.06%) C
13 37 (0.94%) Perl
14 35 (0.89%) ECMAScript
15 34 (0.86%) Objective-C
16 32 (0.81%) Apple Swift
17 31 (0.78%) Scala
18 24 (0.61%) VBScript
19 14 (0.35%) Bash Shell
20 10 (0.25%) Go
Qualifications
1 361 (9.14%) Degree
2 123 (3.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 26 (0.66%) Security Cleared
4 11 (0.28%) SC Cleared
5 8 (0.20%) DBS Check
5 8 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
6 7 (0.18%) Master's Degree
6 7 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.15%) PhD
7 6 (0.15%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.10%) MBA
9 3 (0.076%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.025%) MCP
10 1 (0.025%) MCSD
10 1 (0.025%) OCA
10 1 (0.025%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.025%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (2.76%) QA
2 14 (0.35%) WCAG
3 7 (0.18%) WAI
4 5 (0.13%) SLA
5 4 (0.10%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.076%) MiFID
7 1 (0.025%) Data Quality
System Software
1 78 (1.97%) Docker
2 7 (0.18%) Varnish
3 3 (0.076%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.025%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (0.28%) Kubernetes
2 9 (0.23%) Puppet
3 6 (0.15%) Ansible
3 6 (0.15%) Grafana
4 5 (0.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 5 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 4 (0.10%) cPanel
6 3 (0.076%) Kibana
6 3 (0.076%) logstash
6 3 (0.076%) StatsD
7 2 (0.051%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 250 (6.33%) Adobe
2 132 (3.34%) Microsoft
3 98 (2.48%) Google
4 68 (1.72%) SAP
5 36 (0.91%) Twitter
6 35 (0.89%) Oracle
7 28 (0.71%) Zend
8 27 (0.68%) Xamarin
9 25 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
9 25 (0.63%) Sitecore
10 23 (0.58%) PayPal
11 21 (0.53%) hybris
12 19 (0.48%) Facebook
13 18 (0.46%) Atlassian
14 13 (0.33%) Optimizely
15 12 (0.30%) Qubit
15 12 (0.30%) Sencha
16 9 (0.23%) DoubleClick
16 9 (0.23%) Sony
17 8 (0.20%) Apple
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Adesse Search
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus pension, bonus and flexible wor
Posted: 15 hours ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus generous benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to 70k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + and additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReStart Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35 - £55 per annum, Benefits bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + and additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + benefits + share options
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + and additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Innodigital
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum 40k-70k with benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + and additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £350000 per annum + and additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + and additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago