The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
UK
Rank 142 170 189
Rank change year-on-year +28 +19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 1906 2091 1826
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.24% 2.02% 1.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.33% 2.10% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1719 1880 1520
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +16.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.66% +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 81759 99530 102645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67832 83314 83806
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 £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 March 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 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
England +23 1809 £42,500 -5.55% 384
London +2 824 £50,000 - 203
South East +52 363 £40,000 -0.62% 56
North West +35 123 £35,000 -12.50% 43
Yorkshire +22 121 £35,000 +5.26% 21
City of London +31 114 £55,000 +10.00% 48
West Midlands +29 102 £37,500 +13.63% 12
East Midlands +31 98 £32,500 -7.14% 15
Hampshire +37 90 £37,500 +2.73% 18
Manchester +24 88 £35,000 -6.66% 31
South West +18 88 £35,000 - 13
Berkshire +61 85 £40,000 - 7
West Yorkshire +26 81 £36,250 +3.57% 16
East of England -26 74 £40,000 +21.21% 13
Leeds +20 70 £35,000 -2.77% 15
East Sussex +7 57 £42,500 - 8
Brighton +5 46 £42,500 - 7
Surrey +35 44 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Scotland +25 44 £37,500 +22.95% 8
Bristol +20 41 £42,500 +21.42% 5
Nottinghamshire +16 36 £37,500 +25.00% 6
Nottingham +22 34 £37,500 +25.00% 5
Birmingham +20 33 £35,000 - 5
West Sussex +13 30 £45,000 - 2
Southampton +20 28 £37,500 -16.66% 5
Wales +1 28 £34,000 -2.85% 1
Reading +32 27 £40,000 +10.34% 3
South Wales +11 27 £34,000 -2.85%
Leicestershire +3 26 £29,000 -22.66% 3
Cardiff +17 25 £33,250 -11.33%

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

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 3629 (93.94%) JavaScript
2 3496 (90.50%) CSS
3 3463 (89.65%) HTML
4 3422 (88.58%) Front End Development
5 2137 (55.32%) AngularJS
6 1996 (51.67%) HTML5
7 1572 (40.69%) CSS3
8 1460 (37.79%) jQuery
9 1444 (37.38%) Agile Software Development
10 1137 (29.43%) Sass
11 1118 (28.94%) Web Development
12 1090 (28.22%) React
13 1003 (25.96%) User Experience
14 878 (22.73%) Node.js
15 720 (18.64%) PHP
16 707 (18.30%) Git (software)
17 578 (14.96%) LESS
18 560 (14.50%) TDD
19 527 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 525 (13.59%) MVC
21 512 (13.25%) .NET
22 511 (13.23%) Grunt
23 503 (13.02%) Backbone.js
24 500 (12.94%) Responsive Web Design
25 499 (12.92%) gulp
26 441 (11.42%) Scrum
27 438 (11.34%) Java
28 429 (11.11%) C#
29 419 (10.85%) Photoshop
30 403 (10.43%) E-Commerce

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top Related 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
1 303 (7.84%) CMS
2 223 (5.77%) WordPress
3 94 (2.43%) Drupal
4 64 (1.66%) Umbraco
5 52 (1.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 46 (1.19%) Apache
7 41 (1.06%) IIS
8 37 (0.96%) EPiServer
9 31 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
10 26 (0.67%) Tomcat
11 24 (0.62%) Confluence
11 24 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
12 16 (0.41%) JBoss
13 15 (0.39%) SharePoint
14 10 (0.26%) Kentico
15 6 (0.16%) Joomla!
15 6 (0.16%) nginx
15 6 (0.16%) Orchard CMS
16 4 (0.10%) Sitefinity
16 4 (0.10%) WebSphere
Applications
1 419 (10.85%) Photoshop
2 149 (3.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 71 (1.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 62 (1.60%) MS Excel
5 20 (0.52%) InVision
6 18 (0.47%) InDesign
7 16 (0.41%) Fireworks
8 11 (0.28%) GIMP
8 11 (0.28%) MS Visio
9 10 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
10 6 (0.16%) MS Office
11 3 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.052%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.052%) Chatbot
13 1 (0.026%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 111 (2.87%) 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 1 (0.026%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.026%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.026%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.026%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 115 (2.98%) Amazon AWS
2 100 (2.59%) GitHub
3 90 (2.33%) SaaS
4 56 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 34 (0.88%) Google Analytics
6 20 (0.52%) Google Tag Manager
7 14 (0.36%) Adobe Analytics
8 11 (0.28%) Slack
9 6 (0.16%) PaaS
10 5 (0.13%) Heroku
10 5 (0.13%) MailChimp
11 4 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 4 (0.10%) CloudBees
12 3 (0.078%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.078%) Yammer
13 2 (0.052%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.052%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.052%) Google Play
13 2 (0.052%) Office 365
13 2 (0.052%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 98 (2.54%) Internet
2 66 (1.71%) HTTP
3 14 (0.36%) Broadband
3 14 (0.36%) Intranet
3 14 (0.36%) SSH
3 14 (0.36%) VoIP
4 9 (0.23%) Skype
4 9 (0.23%) SSL
5 6 (0.16%) DNS
6 5 (0.13%) LDAP
7 4 (0.10%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.078%) FTP
8 3 (0.078%) RTP
9 2 (0.052%) DVB
9 2 (0.052%) LTE
9 2 (0.052%) VPN
10 1 (0.026%) ATM
10 1 (0.026%) Extranet
10 1 (0.026%) PPP
10 1 (0.026%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 236 (6.11%) MySQL
2 157 (4.06%) SQL Server
3 102 (2.64%) MongoDB
4 48 (1.24%) NoSQL
5 37 (0.96%) Relational Database
6 36 (0.93%) Big Data
7 28 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
8 27 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
9 18 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
11 11 (0.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 10 (0.26%) RDBMS
13 9 (0.23%) Blockchain
13 9 (0.23%) Redis
14 7 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 5 (0.13%) DTS
15 5 (0.13%) Hadoop
15 5 (0.13%) SQL Server 2005
16 4 (0.10%) GIS
16 4 (0.10%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 707 (18.30%) Git (software)
2 511 (13.23%) Grunt
3 499 (12.92%) gulp
4 198 (5.13%) Jasmine
5 149 (3.86%) Subversion
6 148 (3.83%) webpack
7 136 (3.52%) Karma Test Runner
8 120 (3.11%) JIRA
9 117 (3.03%) Mocha
10 97 (2.51%) Bower
11 72 (1.86%) Visual Studio
12 63 (1.63%) Jenkins
12 63 (1.63%) Selenium
13 56 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
14 46 (1.19%) Protractor
15 39 (1.01%) QUnit
16 38 (0.98%) Babel
17 36 (0.93%) PhantomJS
18 29 (0.75%) Maven
19 26 (0.67%) Bitbucket
General
1 388 (10.04%) Finance
2 377 (9.76%) Marketing
3 167 (4.32%) Banking
4 162 (4.19%) Retail
5 143 (3.70%) Games
6 138 (3.57%) Telecoms
7 100 (2.59%) Advertising
8 52 (1.35%) Publishing
9 46 (1.19%) Legal
10 38 (0.98%) Investment Banking
11 30 (0.78%) Law
12 26 (0.67%) Back Office
13 23 (0.60%) Front Office
14 19 (0.49%) Manufacturing
15 17 (0.44%) Electronics
16 16 (0.41%) German Language
17 14 (0.36%) Financial Institution
18 11 (0.28%) Multimedia
19 10 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
20 9 (0.23%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3496 (90.50%) CSS
2 3463 (89.65%) HTML
3 2137 (55.32%) AngularJS
4 1996 (51.67%) HTML5
5 1572 (40.69%) CSS3
6 1460 (37.79%) jQuery
7 1137 (29.43%) Sass
8 1090 (28.22%) React
9 878 (22.73%) Node.js
10 578 (14.96%) LESS
11 527 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 512 (13.25%) .NET
13 503 (13.02%) Backbone.js
14 357 (9.24%) Ajax
15 287 (7.43%) KnockoutJS
15 287 (7.43%) RESTful
16 280 (7.25%) JSON
17 267 (6.91%) ASP.NET
18 216 (5.59%) REST
19 207 (5.36%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 1003 (25.96%) User Experience
2 294 (7.61%) Computer Science
3 237 (6.14%) Mobile App
4 99 (2.56%) Fintech
5 74 (1.92%) Social Media
6 65 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
7 59 (1.53%) W3C
8 57 (1.48%) iPad
9 35 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
10 34 (0.88%) Animation
11 32 (0.83%) Xbox
12 25 (0.65%) Client/Server
13 24 (0.62%) Smartphone
14 23 (0.60%) Digital Media
15 21 (0.54%) Online Games
16 20 (0.52%) NHS
17 17 (0.44%) BBC
17 17 (0.44%) Management Information System
18 16 (0.41%) Data Structures
18 16 (0.41%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 149 (3.86%) Linux
2 108 (2.80%) Android
3 87 (2.25%) Apple iOS
4 56 (1.45%) Windows
5 15 (0.39%) Unix
6 9 (0.23%) Windows Phone
7 6 (0.16%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.10%) Debian
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 3422 (88.58%) Front End Development
2 1444 (37.38%) Agile Software Development
3 1118 (28.94%) Web Development
4 560 (14.50%) TDD
5 525 (13.59%) MVC
6 500 (12.94%) Responsive Web Design
7 441 (11.42%) Scrum
8 403 (10.43%) E-Commerce
9 389 (10.07%) OO
10 296 (7.66%) Software Engineering
11 257 (6.65%) Web Design
12 255 (6.60%) BDD
13 195 (5.05%) Unit Testing
14 187 (4.84%) Visualisation
15 175 (4.53%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
16 173 (4.48%) Wireframes
17 164 (4.25%) SEO
18 156 (4.04%) Continuous Integration
19 144 (3.73%) OOP
20 139 (3.60%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3629 (93.94%) JavaScript
2 720 (18.64%) PHP
3 438 (11.34%) Java
4 429 (11.11%) C#
5 298 (7.71%) ES6
6 226 (5.85%) SQL
7 160 (4.14%) TypeScript
8 117 (3.03%) Python
9 79 (2.05%) Ruby
10 47 (1.22%) VB.NET
11 45 (1.16%) Scala
12 36 (0.93%) C++
13 33 (0.85%) CoffeeScript
14 29 (0.75%) T-SQL
15 22 (0.57%) Objective-C
15 22 (0.57%) Perl
16 18 (0.47%) C
17 17 (0.44%) ECMAScript
18 16 (0.41%) PHP 5
19 15 (0.39%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 392 (10.15%) Degree
2 21 (0.54%) Security Cleared
3 15 (0.39%) PhD
4 10 (0.26%) PMI Certification
5 8 (0.21%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.16%) DBS Check
8 4 (0.10%) MBA
8 4 (0.10%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.026%) Analytics IQ
9 1 (0.026%) OCA
9 1 (0.026%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.026%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.026%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (2.46%) QA
2 18 (0.47%) WCAG
3 14 (0.36%) ISO 9001
4 13 (0.34%) WAI
5 8 (0.21%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.10%) SLA
7 1 (0.026%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.026%) FATCA
System Software
1 85 (2.20%) Docker
2 2 (0.052%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.026%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (0.23%) Ansible
2 6 (0.16%) Puppet
3 5 (0.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 5 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (0.10%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.052%) Grafana
5 2 (0.052%) Kibana
5 2 (0.052%) logstash
5 2 (0.052%) StatsD
6 1 (0.026%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.026%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.026%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 260 (6.73%) Adobe
2 113 (2.93%) Microsoft
3 94 (2.43%) Google
4 64 (1.66%) Twitter
5 38 (0.98%) Oracle
6 36 (0.93%) Facebook
7 34 (0.88%) Zend
8 30 (0.78%) Sitecore
9 20 (0.52%) Atlassian
10 16 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
11 15 (0.39%) Sencha
12 12 (0.31%) Apple
13 11 (0.28%) hybris
13 11 (0.28%) Perforce
14 10 (0.26%) IBM
14 10 (0.26%) OpenText
15 9 (0.23%) BT
15 9 (0.23%) SAP
16 8 (0.21%) Optimizely
16 8 (0.21%) Xamarin
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Salary: £50000 per annum
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Salary: Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Salary: Up to £35,000 PA
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
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City, London
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits & Training
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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