The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 April 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
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 159 190
Rank change year-on-year +12 +31  
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 1983 2228 1961
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.28% 2.14% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.37% 2.22% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1770 2009 1626
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +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 83638 100515 107033
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.37% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 69429 84372 87341
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 23 April 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 23 April 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 1881 £42,500 -5.55% 343
London -13 884 £50,000 - 162
South East +37 361 £37,500 -6.25% 54
North West +37 140 £35,000 -17.64% 38
Yorkshire +47 138 £35,000 +16.66% 17
City of London -5 112 £52,500 +2.43% 34
West Midlands +23 109 £35,000 +7.69% 15
Manchester +18 100 £36,000 -15.29% 27
Hampshire +41 94 £36,250 +3.57% 16
East Midlands +33 92 £32,500 -13.33% 20
West Yorkshire +19 92 £37,500 +25.00% 10
Leeds +32 80 £37,500 +25.00% 9
Berkshire +54 79 £32,500 -18.75% 7
South West -17 77 £35,000 - 13
East of England -49 62 £40,000 +19.40% 21
East Sussex +18 59 £42,500 - 8
Brighton +12 47 £42,500 -5.55% 6
Bristol +14 45 £42,500 +21.42% 7
Scotland +23 42 £34,000 +4.61% 5
West Sussex +27 39 £45,000 -
Birmingham +30 37 £33,750 -3.57% 7
Surrey +21 37 £38,750 +3.33% 8
Nottinghamshire +17 33 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Nottingham +23 30 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Wales +6 28 £35,000 - 5
Southampton +22 26 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Kent +14 25 £35,000 -6.66% 4
South Wales +9 24 £34,000 -2.85% 3
Warwickshire +25 23 £27,500 - 3
South Yorkshire +4 23 £35,000 +16.66% 5

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 3612 (94.01%) JavaScript
2 3480 (90.58%) CSS
3 3431 (89.30%) HTML
4 3397 (88.42%) Front End Development
5 2120 (55.18%) AngularJS
6 1944 (50.60%) HTML5
7 1520 (39.56%) CSS3
8 1437 (37.40%) jQuery
9 1424 (37.06%) Agile Software Development
10 1128 (29.36%) React
11 1117 (29.07%) Sass
12 1098 (28.58%) Web Development
13 1035 (26.94%) User Experience
14 884 (23.01%) Node.js
15 727 (18.92%) PHP
16 699 (18.19%) Git (software)
17 564 (14.68%) TDD
18 535 (13.93%) LESS
19 532 (13.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 525 (13.66%) MVC
21 507 (13.20%) .NET
22 484 (12.60%) gulp
23 482 (12.55%) Grunt
24 480 (12.49%) Responsive Web Design
25 452 (11.76%) Backbone.js
26 438 (11.40%) Java
27 436 (11.35%) C#
28 426 (11.09%) Scrum
29 424 (11.04%) Photoshop
30 402 (10.46%) Finance

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
1 311 (8.09%) CMS
2 226 (5.88%) WordPress
3 87 (2.26%) Drupal
4 63 (1.64%) Umbraco
5 47 (1.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 42 (1.09%) IIS
7 41 (1.07%) Apache
8 34 (0.88%) EPiServer
9 31 (0.81%) Elasticsearch
10 23 (0.60%) Confluence
10 23 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
11 22 (0.57%) Tomcat
12 13 (0.34%) JBoss
13 12 (0.31%) SharePoint
14 7 (0.18%) Kentico
15 6 (0.16%) nginx
15 6 (0.16%) Orchard CMS
16 5 (0.13%) Joomla!
16 5 (0.13%) WebSphere
17 4 (0.10%) Tornado
Applications
1 424 (11.04%) Photoshop
2 153 (3.98%) Adobe Illustrator
3 76 (1.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 23 (0.60%) InDesign
5 21 (0.55%) InVision
6 14 (0.36%) GIMP
7 12 (0.31%) Fireworks
8 11 (0.29%) MS Visio
9 10 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
10 5 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
11 4 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
12 3 (0.078%) Adobe Premiere
12 3 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
13 2 (0.052%) Chatbot
13 2 (0.052%) FileZilla
14 1 (0.026%) HipChat
14 1 (0.026%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 109 (2.84%) Magento
2 18 (0.47%) Shopify
3 9 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
4 7 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.16%) Eloqua
5 6 (0.16%) Unica
6 3 (0.078%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.052%) OpenCart
8 1 (0.026%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.026%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.026%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 120 (3.12%) Amazon AWS
2 100 (2.60%) GitHub
3 87 (2.26%) SaaS
4 61 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
5 33 (0.86%) Google Analytics
6 20 (0.52%) Google Tag Manager
7 15 (0.39%) Adobe Analytics
8 11 (0.29%) Slack
9 9 (0.23%) PaaS
10 5 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.13%) Heroku
10 5 (0.13%) MailChimp
11 4 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 3 (0.078%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.078%) Firebase
12 3 (0.078%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.078%) Yammer
13 2 (0.052%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.052%) CloudBees
13 2 (0.052%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 100 (2.60%) Internet
2 72 (1.87%) HTTP
3 13 (0.34%) Intranet
3 13 (0.34%) VoIP
4 12 (0.31%) SSL
5 11 (0.29%) Broadband
6 9 (0.23%) Skype
7 8 (0.21%) DNS
8 5 (0.13%) SSH
9 4 (0.10%) LDAP
10 3 (0.078%) Extranet
10 3 (0.078%) FTP
11 2 (0.052%) DVB
11 2 (0.052%) LTE
11 2 (0.052%) SMTP
11 2 (0.052%) Wireless
12 1 (0.026%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.026%) LAN
12 1 (0.026%) RFID
12 1 (0.026%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 248 (6.45%) MySQL
2 149 (3.88%) SQL Server
3 91 (2.37%) MongoDB
4 48 (1.25%) NoSQL
5 39 (1.02%) Big Data
6 36 (0.94%) Relational Database
7 32 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
8 21 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
9 16 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
10 12 (0.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 12 (0.31%) Apache Cassandra
10 12 (0.31%) RDBMS
11 10 (0.26%) Redis
12 9 (0.23%) Blockchain
13 7 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (0.13%) GIS
14 5 (0.13%) SQL Server 2005
15 4 (0.10%) Hadoop
15 4 (0.10%) Hazelcast
15 4 (0.10%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 699 (18.19%) Git (software)
2 484 (12.60%) gulp
3 482 (12.55%) Grunt
4 184 (4.79%) Jasmine
5 169 (4.40%) webpack
6 153 (3.98%) Subversion
7 142 (3.70%) Karma Test Runner
8 120 (3.12%) Mocha
9 117 (3.05%) JIRA
10 91 (2.37%) Bower
11 84 (2.19%) Visual Studio
12 69 (1.80%) Selenium
13 51 (1.33%) Jenkins
13 51 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
14 47 (1.22%) Babel
15 38 (0.99%) Protractor
15 38 (0.99%) QUnit
16 31 (0.81%) PhantomJS
17 26 (0.68%) Maven
18 23 (0.60%) Bitbucket
General
1 402 (10.46%) Finance
2 378 (9.84%) Marketing
3 173 (4.50%) Retail
4 164 (4.27%) Banking
5 143 (3.72%) Games
6 130 (3.38%) Telecoms
7 102 (2.65%) Advertising
8 55 (1.43%) Publishing
9 52 (1.35%) Legal
10 32 (0.83%) Investment Banking
11 31 (0.81%) Law
12 24 (0.62%) Back Office
13 23 (0.60%) Electronics
14 22 (0.57%) Front Office
15 17 (0.44%) German Language
16 15 (0.39%) Manufacturing
17 14 (0.36%) Financial Institution
18 13 (0.34%) Multimedia
18 13 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
19 10 (0.26%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3480 (90.58%) CSS
2 3431 (89.30%) HTML
3 2120 (55.18%) AngularJS
4 1944 (50.60%) HTML5
5 1520 (39.56%) CSS3
6 1437 (37.40%) jQuery
7 1128 (29.36%) React
8 1117 (29.07%) Sass
9 884 (23.01%) Node.js
10 535 (13.93%) LESS
11 532 (13.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 507 (13.20%) .NET
13 452 (11.76%) Backbone.js
14 332 (8.64%) Ajax
15 290 (7.55%) RESTful
16 287 (7.47%) JSON
17 274 (7.13%) ASP.NET
18 266 (6.92%) KnockoutJS
19 232 (6.04%) REST
20 213 (5.54%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 1035 (26.94%) User Experience
2 298 (7.76%) Computer Science
3 240 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
4 236 (6.14%) Mobile App
5 109 (2.84%) Fintech
6 82 (2.13%) Social Media
7 68 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
8 61 (1.59%) iPad
9 58 (1.51%) W3C
10 36 (0.94%) Animation
11 35 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
12 29 (0.75%) Xbox
13 24 (0.62%) Digital Media
14 23 (0.60%) Client/Server
14 23 (0.60%) Management Information System
15 22 (0.57%) Graphic Design
15 22 (0.57%) NHS
15 22 (0.57%) Smartphone
16 19 (0.49%) Augmented Reality
16 19 (0.49%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 170 (4.42%) Linux
2 103 (2.68%) Android
3 92 (2.39%) Apple iOS
4 58 (1.51%) Windows
5 20 (0.52%) Unix
6 8 (0.21%) Windows Phone
7 6 (0.16%) Debian
7 6 (0.16%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.10%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.078%) CentOS
10 1 (0.026%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.026%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.026%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.026%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.026%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3397 (88.42%) Front End Development
2 1424 (37.06%) Agile Software Development
3 1098 (28.58%) Web Development
4 564 (14.68%) TDD
5 525 (13.66%) MVC
6 480 (12.49%) Responsive Web Design
7 426 (11.09%) Scrum
8 383 (9.97%) E-Commerce
9 381 (9.92%) OO
10 288 (7.50%) Software Engineering
11 268 (6.98%) Web Design
12 236 (6.14%) BDD
13 208 (5.41%) Unit Testing
14 191 (4.97%) SEO
15 188 (4.89%) Visualisation
16 171 (4.45%) Continuous Integration
16 171 (4.45%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
17 157 (4.09%) Wireframes
18 149 (3.88%) Mentoring
19 146 (3.80%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3612 (94.01%) JavaScript
2 727 (18.92%) PHP
3 438 (11.40%) Java
4 436 (11.35%) C#
5 303 (7.89%) ES6
6 221 (5.75%) SQL
7 164 (4.27%) TypeScript
8 115 (2.99%) Python
9 71 (1.85%) Ruby
10 40 (1.04%) C++
11 38 (0.99%) Scala
12 37 (0.96%) VB.NET
13 30 (0.78%) Objective-C
14 29 (0.75%) T-SQL
15 27 (0.70%) C
15 27 (0.70%) Perl
16 26 (0.68%) Apple Swift
17 24 (0.62%) CoffeeScript
18 22 (0.57%) ECMAScript
19 11 (0.29%) Go
Qualifications
1 385 (10.02%) Degree
2 23 (0.60%) Security Cleared
3 13 (0.34%) PhD
4 10 (0.26%) PMI Certification
5 8 (0.21%) DBS Check
6 7 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.16%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.13%) SC Cleared
9 4 (0.10%) MBA
10 1 (0.026%) OCA
10 1 (0.026%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.026%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.026%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (2.39%) QA
2 14 (0.36%) WCAG
3 11 (0.29%) ISO 9001
4 9 (0.23%) WAI
5 5 (0.13%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.13%) SLA
6 1 (0.026%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.026%) FATCA
System Software
1 78 (2.03%) Docker
2 2 (0.052%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.026%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (0.18%) Puppet
2 6 (0.16%) Ansible
2 6 (0.16%) Kubernetes
3 5 (0.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 5 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.052%) Grafana
4 2 (0.052%) Kibana
4 2 (0.052%) logstash
4 2 (0.052%) StatsD
5 1 (0.026%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.026%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.026%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 270 (7.03%) Adobe
2 115 (2.99%) Microsoft
3 98 (2.55%) Google
4 64 (1.67%) Twitter
5 42 (1.09%) Oracle
6 33 (0.86%) Facebook
7 30 (0.78%) Sitecore
8 27 (0.70%) Zend
9 17 (0.44%) Atlassian
10 16 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
11 15 (0.39%) Sencha
12 14 (0.36%) Xamarin
13 13 (0.34%) Optimizely
13 13 (0.34%) Qubit
14 12 (0.31%) hybris
15 11 (0.29%) Apple
16 10 (0.26%) Perforce
17 9 (0.23%) BT
17 9 (0.23%) OpenText
18 8 (0.21%) DevExpress
Crowborough, East Sussex
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Midlands
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Midlands
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Shares + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 60k
Posted: 3 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 25 days hols, pension and more
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + benefits + share options
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Posted: 3 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + equity
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 PA
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Scotland
PRUDENTIAL
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 40,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago