The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 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
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 158 187
Rank change year-on-year +8 +29  
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 1992 2228 1987
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.28% 2.16% 1.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.37% 2.24% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1777 2007 1639
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 £29,350 £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 83969 99568 107222
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.30% 96.34% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 69775 83625 87443
Median salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22%  
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 29 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 29 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 +9 1887 £42,500 -5.55% 361
London -14 888 £50,000 - 155
South East +38 359 £37,500 -6.25% 52
North West +22 143 £35,000 -17.64% 36
Yorkshire +39 136 £35,000 +13.82% 26
West Midlands +18 119 £35,000 +7.69% 30
City of London -16 114 £52,500 - 42
Manchester +17 103 £36,750 -13.52% 28
Hampshire +29 95 £35,000 - 15
West Yorkshire +30 90 £37,500 +25.00% 15
East Midlands +41 89 £32,500 -13.33% 22
Berkshire +50 78 £36,250 -9.37% 10
Leeds +19 78 £37,500 +25.00% 9
South West -10 76 £36,250 +3.57% 11
East of England -64 60 £40,000 +19.40% 24
East Sussex +16 58 £43,750 +2.94% 7
Brighton +8 47 £45,000 - 6
Bristol +16 46 £42,500 +21.42% 4
Birmingham +30 41 £32,500 -18.75% 11
Scotland +25 41 £34,500 +6.15% 3
West Sussex +31 39 £45,000 -
Surrey +23 37 £37,500 - 4
Nottinghamshire +13 30 £37,500 +25.00% 3
Wales +10 30 £35,000 - 3
Nottingham +10 27 £37,500 +25.00% 3
Warwickshire +24 26 £27,500 - 5
South Wales +16 26 £33,250 -5.00% 2
Southampton +26 25 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Kent +16 25 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Cardiff +19 23 £32,500 -13.33% 1

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 3596 (94.14%) JavaScript
2 3451 (90.34%) CSS
3 3397 (88.93%) HTML
4 3371 (88.25%) Front End Development
5 2105 (55.10%) AngularJS
6 1910 (50.00%) HTML5
7 1486 (38.90%) CSS3
8 1433 (37.51%) Agile Software Development
9 1411 (36.94%) jQuery
10 1139 (29.82%) React
11 1100 (28.80%) Sass
12 1083 (28.35%) Web Development
13 1036 (27.12%) User Experience
14 879 (23.01%) Node.js
15 717 (18.77%) PHP
16 687 (17.98%) Git (software)
17 576 (15.08%) TDD
18 527 (13.80%) LESS
19 525 (13.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 519 (13.59%) MVC
21 503 (13.17%) .NET
22 472 (12.36%) gulp
23 469 (12.28%) Grunt
24 464 (12.15%) Responsive Web Design
25 445 (11.65%) Backbone.js
26 434 (11.36%) Java
26 434 (11.36%) C#
27 429 (11.23%) Scrum
28 415 (10.86%) Photoshop
29 405 (10.60%) 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
1 312 (8.17%) CMS
2 224 (5.86%) WordPress
3 85 (2.23%) Drupal
4 63 (1.65%) Umbraco
5 46 (1.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 42 (1.10%) IIS
7 40 (1.05%) Apache
8 36 (0.94%) EPiServer
9 30 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
10 24 (0.63%) Confluence
11 23 (0.60%) Tomcat
12 22 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
13 13 (0.34%) JBoss
14 12 (0.31%) SharePoint
15 7 (0.18%) Joomla!
16 6 (0.16%) Kentico
16 6 (0.16%) nginx
16 6 (0.16%) Orchard CMS
17 5 (0.13%) WebSphere
18 4 (0.10%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 415 (10.86%) Photoshop
2 155 (4.06%) Adobe Illustrator
3 76 (1.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 22 (0.58%) InDesign
5 20 (0.52%) InVision
6 13 (0.34%) GIMP
7 11 (0.29%) Fireworks
8 10 (0.26%) MS Visio
9 9 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
10 5 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
11 4 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
12 3 (0.079%) Adobe Premiere
12 3 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
13 2 (0.052%) Chatbot
13 2 (0.052%) FileZilla
14 1 (0.026%) HipChat
14 1 (0.026%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 106 (2.77%) Magento
2 18 (0.47%) Shopify
3 9 (0.24%) Adobe Campaign
4 7 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.16%) Eloqua
5 6 (0.16%) Unica
6 3 (0.079%) OpenCart
6 3 (0.079%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.026%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.026%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.026%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.026%) Optimost
Cloud Services
1 119 (3.12%) Amazon AWS
2 97 (2.54%) GitHub
3 90 (2.36%) SaaS
4 62 (1.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 32 (0.84%) Google Analytics
6 20 (0.52%) Google Tag Manager
7 14 (0.37%) Adobe Analytics
8 11 (0.29%) Slack
9 9 (0.24%) PaaS
10 5 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.13%) Heroku
10 5 (0.13%) MailChimp
11 3 (0.079%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 3 (0.079%) Firebase
11 3 (0.079%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.079%) Yammer
12 2 (0.052%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.052%) CloudBees
12 2 (0.052%) Google Play
12 2 (0.052%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 103 (2.70%) Internet
2 70 (1.83%) HTTP
3 13 (0.34%) Intranet
3 13 (0.34%) VoIP
4 12 (0.31%) SSL
5 9 (0.24%) DNS
5 9 (0.24%) Skype
6 5 (0.13%) Broadband
7 4 (0.10%) LDAP
7 4 (0.10%) SSH
8 3 (0.079%) Extranet
8 3 (0.079%) FTP
8 3 (0.079%) Wireless
9 2 (0.052%) DVB
9 2 (0.052%) LTE
9 2 (0.052%) SMTP
10 1 (0.026%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.026%) RFID
10 1 (0.026%) RTP
10 1 (0.026%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 248 (6.49%) MySQL
2 151 (3.95%) SQL Server
3 91 (2.38%) MongoDB
4 49 (1.28%) NoSQL
5 45 (1.18%) Big Data
6 38 (0.99%) Relational Database
7 34 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
8 21 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
10 13 (0.34%) RDBMS
11 11 (0.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 10 (0.26%) Redis
13 9 (0.24%) Blockchain
14 7 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 6 (0.16%) GIS
16 5 (0.13%) SQL Server 2005
17 4 (0.10%) Hadoop
17 4 (0.10%) Hazelcast
17 4 (0.10%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 687 (17.98%) Git (software)
2 472 (12.36%) gulp
3 469 (12.28%) Grunt
4 180 (4.71%) Jasmine
5 169 (4.42%) webpack
6 151 (3.95%) Subversion
7 143 (3.74%) Karma Test Runner
8 123 (3.22%) Mocha
9 116 (3.04%) JIRA
10 89 (2.33%) Bower
11 88 (2.30%) Visual Studio
12 72 (1.88%) Selenium
13 52 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
14 48 (1.26%) Babel
15 47 (1.23%) Jenkins
16 38 (0.99%) QUnit
17 37 (0.97%) Protractor
18 31 (0.81%) PhantomJS
19 26 (0.68%) Maven
20 23 (0.60%) Bitbucket
General
1 405 (10.60%) Finance
2 378 (9.90%) Marketing
3 176 (4.61%) Retail
4 165 (4.32%) Banking
5 145 (3.80%) Games
6 124 (3.25%) Telecoms
7 100 (2.62%) Advertising
8 55 (1.44%) Publishing
9 50 (1.31%) Legal
10 30 (0.79%) Investment Banking
10 30 (0.79%) Law
11 25 (0.65%) Back Office
12 23 (0.60%) Electronics
13 22 (0.58%) Front Office
14 17 (0.45%) German Language
15 16 (0.42%) Manufacturing
16 14 (0.37%) Financial Institution
16 14 (0.37%) Multimedia
16 14 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
17 10 (0.26%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3451 (90.34%) CSS
2 3397 (88.93%) HTML
3 2105 (55.10%) AngularJS
4 1910 (50.00%) HTML5
5 1486 (38.90%) CSS3
6 1411 (36.94%) jQuery
7 1139 (29.82%) React
8 1100 (28.80%) Sass
9 879 (23.01%) Node.js
10 527 (13.80%) LESS
11 525 (13.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 503 (13.17%) .NET
13 445 (11.65%) Backbone.js
14 328 (8.59%) Ajax
15 284 (7.43%) JSON
16 281 (7.36%) RESTful
17 277 (7.25%) ASP.NET
18 267 (6.99%) KnockoutJS
19 233 (6.10%) REST
20 213 (5.58%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 1036 (27.12%) User Experience
2 299 (7.83%) Computer Science
3 244 (6.39%) Greenfield Project
4 233 (6.10%) Mobile App
5 115 (3.01%) Fintech
6 85 (2.23%) Social Media
7 68 (1.78%) Analytical Skills
8 63 (1.65%) iPad
9 54 (1.41%) W3C
10 36 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
11 34 (0.89%) Animation
12 28 (0.73%) Xbox
13 25 (0.65%) Graphic Design
14 24 (0.63%) Digital Media
15 23 (0.60%) Client/Server
15 23 (0.60%) Management Information System
15 23 (0.60%) NHS
16 22 (0.58%) Smartphone
17 21 (0.55%) Augmented Reality
18 20 (0.52%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 175 (4.58%) Linux
2 100 (2.62%) Android
3 91 (2.38%) Apple iOS
4 56 (1.47%) Windows
5 19 (0.50%) Unix
6 8 (0.21%) Windows Phone
7 6 (0.16%) Debian
7 6 (0.16%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.079%) CentOS
8 3 (0.079%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.026%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.026%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.026%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.026%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.026%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3371 (88.25%) Front End Development
2 1433 (37.51%) Agile Software Development
3 1083 (28.35%) Web Development
4 576 (15.08%) TDD
5 519 (13.59%) MVC
6 464 (12.15%) Responsive Web Design
7 429 (11.23%) Scrum
8 384 (10.05%) OO
9 376 (9.84%) E-Commerce
10 296 (7.75%) Software Engineering
11 266 (6.96%) Web Design
12 240 (6.28%) BDD
13 211 (5.52%) Unit Testing
14 194 (5.08%) SEO
15 185 (4.84%) Visualisation
16 184 (4.82%) Continuous Integration
17 171 (4.48%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
18 154 (4.03%) Wireframes
19 148 (3.87%) Mentoring
20 145 (3.80%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3596 (94.14%) JavaScript
2 717 (18.77%) PHP
3 434 (11.36%) C#
3 434 (11.36%) Java
4 302 (7.91%) ES6
5 223 (5.84%) SQL
6 164 (4.29%) TypeScript
7 113 (2.96%) Python
8 69 (1.81%) Ruby
9 41 (1.07%) C++
10 38 (0.99%) Scala
11 34 (0.89%) VB.NET
12 31 (0.81%) Objective-C
13 29 (0.76%) T-SQL
14 28 (0.73%) C
14 28 (0.73%) Perl
15 27 (0.71%) Apple Swift
16 23 (0.60%) ECMAScript
17 20 (0.52%) CoffeeScript
18 11 (0.29%) Go
Qualifications
1 381 (9.97%) Degree
2 23 (0.60%) Security Cleared
3 13 (0.34%) PhD
4 10 (0.26%) PMI Certification
5 8 (0.21%) DBS Check
5 8 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.16%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.13%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.10%) MBA
9 1 (0.026%) MCP
9 1 (0.026%) MCSD
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 91 (2.38%) QA
2 15 (0.39%) WCAG
3 10 (0.26%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.21%) WAI
5 5 (0.13%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.13%) SLA
6 1 (0.026%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.026%) FATCA
6 1 (0.026%) MiFID
System Software
1 77 (2.02%) Docker
2 3 (0.079%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.026%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (0.18%) Kubernetes
1 7 (0.18%) Puppet
2 6 (0.16%) Ansible
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%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.026%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 265 (6.94%) Adobe
2 115 (3.01%) Microsoft
3 99 (2.59%) Google
4 65 (1.70%) Twitter
5 42 (1.10%) Oracle
6 33 (0.86%) Facebook
7 31 (0.81%) Sitecore
8 24 (0.63%) Zend
9 18 (0.47%) Atlassian
10 17 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
10 17 (0.45%) Xamarin
11 15 (0.39%) Sencha
12 13 (0.34%) hybris
13 12 (0.31%) Optimizely
13 12 (0.31%) Qubit
14 11 (0.29%) Apple
15 10 (0.26%) Perforce
16 9 (0.24%) BT
16 9 (0.24%) OpenText
17 8 (0.21%) DevExpress
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 50,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Crowborough, East Sussex
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 50,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £40,000 to £52,000 per annum (Including Shares)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 PA
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Witham, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
blu digital
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £38000 Per Annum HTML, JavaScript, CSS, AngularJS
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sevenoaks, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Circa £45k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday