Period
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The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

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
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 174 132 129
Rank change year-on-year -42 -3 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 3,745 2,355 2,401
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.30% 2.56% 2.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.48% 2.77% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1,574 1,837 2,068
10th Percentile £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £44,063 £39,750 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% - +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £68,875
90th Percentile £95,000 £80,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 150,788 84,974 88,529
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.52% 92.51% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81,859 64,813 71,897
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,469 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,000 £39,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top 17 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 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -43 2,979 £60,000 +12.15% 351
London -17 1,906 £75,000 +15.38% 177
Work from Home -41 1,885 £55,000 +4.76% 179
UK excluding London -100 1,142 £50,000 +5.26% 190
Midlands +2 257 £50,000 +9.89% 33
North of England -79 257 £50,000 +11.11% 59
South East -156 256 £55,000 +10.00% 39
South West -27 193 £53,112 +6.22% 22
West Midlands +17 178 £52,500 +15.38% 21
North West -84 130 £55,000 +22.22% 35
Scotland -62 95 £47,500 -5.00% 15
Yorkshire -54 90 £47,500 +5.56% 16
East Midlands -28 72 £50,000 +25.00% 12
East of England -71 65 £37,500 -25.00% 20
North East +5 37 £42,500 -5.56% 8
Northern Ireland -23 19 £47,500 +53.23% 2
Wales -54 11 £62,500 +48.81% 1

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

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 3,480 (92.92%) Front End Development
2 2,816 (75.19%) JavaScript
3 2,763 (73.78%) React
4 2,221 (59.31%) HTML
5 2,189 (58.45%) CSS
6 1,906 (50.89%) Agile
7 1,668 (44.54%) TypeScript
8 1,418 (37.86%) User Experience
9 1,080 (28.84%) AngularJS
10 1,034 (27.61%) Node.js
11 1,011 (27.00%) Sass
12 1,007 (26.89%) Redux
13 1,005 (26.84%) Git (software)
14 978 (26.11%) HTML5
15 734 (19.60%) Vue.js
16 697 (18.61%) Finance
17 662 (17.68%) UX Design
18 617 (16.48%) ES6
19 600 (16.02%) CSS3
20 598 (15.97%) Social Skills
21 579 (15.46%) Jest
22 575 (15.35%) CI/CD
22 575 (15.35%) webpack
23 561 (14.98%) Test Automation
24 555 (14.82%) Software Engineering
25 550 (14.69%) AWS
26 544 (14.53%) REST
27 527 (14.07%) Web Development
28 519 (13.86%) DevOps
29 504 (13.46%) Mentoring

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
1 199 (5.31%) CMS
2 110 (2.94%) Confluence
3 83 (2.22%) WordPress
4 67 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
5 31 (0.83%) Headless CMS
6 29 (0.77%) Apache
7 17 (0.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 16 (0.43%) Apache Airflow
9 15 (0.40%) WebLogic
10 12 (0.32%) Drupal
11 11 (0.29%) SAS
11 11 (0.29%) Umbraco
12 10 (0.27%) IBM Domino
13 9 (0.24%) Jupyter
13 9 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
14 8 (0.21%) Apache Spark
15 6 (0.16%) nginx
15 6 (0.16%) Strapi
16 5 (0.13%) EPiServer
16 5 (0.13%) IIS
Applications
1 80 (2.14%) Photoshop
2 64 (1.71%) Sketch
3 31 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
4 30 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 30 (0.80%) Adobe XD
5 28 (0.75%) InVision
6 18 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
7 10 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
7 10 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 6 (0.16%) Chatbot
9 5 (0.13%) GIMP
10 4 (0.11%) Zeplin
11 2 (0.053%) Pixelmator
12 1 (0.027%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 44 (1.17%) Shopify
2 21 (0.56%) Distributed Ledger
3 12 (0.32%) Magento
4 7 (0.19%) SAP Hybris
5 4 (0.11%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.053%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.027%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 550 (14.69%) AWS
2 421 (11.24%) npm
3 401 (10.71%) Azure
4 335 (8.95%) SaaS
5 261 (6.97%) GitHub
6 193 (5.15%) GCP
7 121 (3.23%) Figma
8 119 (3.18%) Serverless
9 84 (2.24%) Amazon S3
10 83 (2.22%) Yarn
11 63 (1.68%) CloudFront
12 43 (1.15%) AWS Lambda
12 43 (1.15%) Google Analytics
13 39 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
13 39 (1.04%) Slack
14 35 (0.93%) PaaS
15 34 (0.91%) Firebase
16 32 (0.85%) Google Tag Manager
17 31 (0.83%) Route 53
18 28 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 108 (2.88%) Internet
2 87 (2.32%) HTTP
3 12 (0.32%) Broadband
4 10 (0.27%) SSH
5 9 (0.24%) Intranet
6 8 (0.21%) Wireless
7 6 (0.16%) RFID
8 5 (0.13%) RTSP
9 4 (0.11%) 5G
10 3 (0.080%) Bluetooth
10 3 (0.080%) RIP
10 3 (0.080%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.053%) SD-WAN
11 2 (0.053%) WAN
12 1 (0.027%) DNS
12 1 (0.027%) NFC
12 1 (0.027%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (5.23%) PostgreSQL
2 186 (4.97%) MySQL
3 107 (2.86%) MongoDB
4 85 (2.27%) Redis
5 76 (2.03%) NoSQL
6 72 (1.92%) SQL Server
7 61 (1.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 56 (1.50%) Big Data
9 48 (1.28%) Amazon RDS
10 45 (1.20%) Relational Database
11 17 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (0.43%) Apache Ignite
13 9 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
13 9 (0.24%) ClickHouse
13 9 (0.24%) Electronic Patient Records
13 9 (0.24%) GIS
14 6 (0.16%) BigQuery
14 6 (0.16%) RDBMS
15 5 (0.13%) MariaDB
16 4 (0.11%) Bigtable
Development Applications
1 1,005 (26.84%) Git (software)
2 575 (15.35%) webpack
3 380 (10.15%) Cypress.io
4 229 (6.11%) JIRA
5 203 (5.42%) gulp
6 158 (4.22%) Jenkins
6 158 (4.22%) Mocha
7 157 (4.19%) Babel
8 153 (4.09%) Jasmine
9 132 (3.52%) Grunt
10 121 (3.23%) GitLab
11 99 (2.64%) Storybook
12 92 (2.46%) PostCSS
13 86 (2.30%) Bitbucket
14 73 (1.95%) Subversion
15 55 (1.47%) Bower
16 52 (1.39%) Browser DevTools
17 51 (1.36%) Lerna
17 51 (1.36%) Selenium
18 50 (1.34%) ESLint
General
1 697 (18.61%) Finance
2 598 (15.97%) Social Skills
3 375 (10.01%) Marketing
4 189 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
5 186 (4.97%) Retail
6 182 (4.86%) Games
7 161 (4.30%) Public Sector
8 159 (4.25%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 122 (3.26%) Manufacturing
10 108 (2.88%) Banking
11 86 (2.30%) Advertising
12 72 (1.92%) Legal
13 56 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
14 43 (1.15%) Financial Institution
15 32 (0.85%) Law
16 28 (0.75%) Automotive
17 25 (0.67%) Front Office
18 24 (0.64%) Local Government
18 24 (0.64%) Organisational Skills
18 24 (0.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,763 (73.78%) React
2 2,221 (59.31%) HTML
3 2,189 (58.45%) CSS
4 1,080 (28.84%) AngularJS
5 1,034 (27.61%) Node.js
6 1,011 (27.00%) Sass
7 1,007 (26.89%) Redux
8 978 (26.11%) HTML5
9 734 (19.60%) Vue.js
10 600 (16.02%) CSS3
11 579 (15.46%) Jest
12 544 (14.53%) REST
13 474 (12.66%) GraphQL
14 388 (10.36%) RESTful
15 349 (9.32%) jQuery
16 292 (7.80%) React Native
17 285 (7.61%) .NET
18 250 (6.68%) LESS
19 206 (5.50%) Next.js
20 204 (5.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1,418 (37.86%) User Experience
2 313 (8.36%) Mobile App
3 288 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
4 159 (4.25%) Self-Motivation
5 104 (2.78%) Data Structures
6 100 (2.67%) Virtual Team
7 83 (2.22%) Algorithms
8 76 (2.03%) Animation
9 75 (2.00%) W3C
10 72 (1.92%) Blockchain
11 68 (1.82%) Cloud Native
12 58 (1.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 47 (1.26%) Wiki
14 44 (1.17%) Cyberattack
15 37 (0.99%) Social Media
16 34 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
17 33 (0.88%) Digital Media
18 32 (0.85%) Public Cloud
19 31 (0.83%) NHS
20 29 (0.77%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 218 (5.82%) Android
2 177 (4.73%) Apple iOS
3 79 (2.11%) Windows
4 67 (1.79%) Linux
5 33 (0.88%) Unix
6 20 (0.53%) tvOS
7 15 (0.40%) Windows Phone
8 8 (0.21%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.053%) Alpine Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,480 (92.92%) Front End Development
2 1,906 (50.89%) Agile
3 662 (17.68%) UX Design
4 575 (15.35%) CI/CD
5 561 (14.98%) Test Automation
6 555 (14.82%) Software Engineering
7 527 (14.07%) Web Development
8 519 (13.86%) DevOps
9 504 (13.46%) Mentoring
10 502 (13.40%) TDD
11 485 (12.95%) Scrum
12 462 (12.34%) Problem-Solving
13 394 (10.52%) Analytics
14 366 (9.77%) Unit Testing
15 357 (9.53%) Microservices
16 343 (9.16%) Clean Code
17 300 (8.01%) Pair Programming
18 285 (7.61%) Full Stack Development
19 267 (7.13%) Computer Science
20 262 (7.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2,816 (75.19%) JavaScript
2 1,668 (44.54%) TypeScript
3 617 (16.48%) ES6
4 311 (8.30%) Python
5 296 (7.90%) C#
6 244 (6.52%) PHP
7 223 (5.95%) Java
8 188 (5.02%) SQL
9 134 (3.58%) ES7
10 90 (2.40%) Kotlin
11 69 (1.84%) Go
12 54 (1.44%) Ruby
13 45 (1.20%) Scala
14 33 (0.88%) ES8
15 31 (0.83%) R
16 28 (0.75%) C
17 27 (0.72%) PowerShell
17 27 (0.72%) Rust
18 26 (0.69%) Elm
19 24 (0.64%) JSX
Qualifications
1 336 (8.97%) Degree
2 152 (4.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 60 (1.60%) Master's Degree
4 58 (1.55%) Security Cleared
5 44 (1.17%) SC Cleared
6 17 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
7 16 (0.43%) PMI Certification
8 8 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
8 8 (0.21%) PhD
9 6 (0.16%) HND
9 6 (0.16%) SANS
10 5 (0.13%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.027%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.027%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 378 (10.09%) Accessibility
2 245 (6.54%) QA
3 43 (1.15%) WCAG
4 28 (0.75%) Data Quality
5 14 (0.37%) GRC
6 7 (0.19%) WAI
7 3 (0.080%) SLA
System Software
1 405 (10.81%) Docker
2 17 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (0.35%) Firmware
4 6 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.13%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.027%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.027%) etcd
6 1 (0.027%) zsh
Systems Management
1 275 (7.34%) Kubernetes
2 98 (2.62%) Terraform
3 21 (0.56%) Ansible
4 10 (0.27%) Bugsnag
5 9 (0.24%) Puppet
5 9 (0.24%) Rancher
6 8 (0.21%) Docker Swarm
7 7 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.080%) Capistrano
9 2 (0.053%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.027%) Grafana
10 1 (0.027%) Kibana
10 1 (0.027%) LiteSpeed
10 1 (0.027%) Packer
Vendors
1 230 (6.14%) Google
2 120 (3.20%) Adobe
3 117 (3.12%) Microsoft
4 52 (1.39%) Apple
5 49 (1.31%) Sun
6 42 (1.12%) Sony
7 39 (1.04%) Samsung
7 39 (1.04%) SAP
8 32 (0.85%) Facebook
8 32 (0.85%) Twitter
9 22 (0.59%) Atlassian
9 22 (0.59%) YouTube
10 21 (0.56%) Instagram
10 21 (0.56%) Sitecore
11 20 (0.53%) Roku
12 17 (0.45%) PayPal
12 17 (0.45%) WooCommerce
13 14 (0.37%) LexisNexis
13 14 (0.37%) Syncsort
14 13 (0.35%) Zend