Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £38,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 796 674 584
Rank change year-on-year -122 -90 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) 418 611 968
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.32% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.34% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 373 589 912
UK median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.67% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £25,250 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +12.90%

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 170720 182020 210826
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 136880 152336 175085
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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

Job postings that featured Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the UK

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer).

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

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) within the UK over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
England -84 408 £38,500 - 19
UK excluding London -47 317 £37,500 +7.14% 20
North of England +41 127 £38,500 +18.46% 5
South East +36 101 £40,000 +14.29% 7
London -91 94 £45,000 -10.00%
North West +26 72 £38,500 +22.22% 5
Midlands +21 58 £30,000 -18.92% 3
Yorkshire +37 50 £40,000 +23.08%
West Midlands +15 37 £32,500 - 1
East of England -17 23 £31,950 -1.69% 4
East Midlands +21 21 £28,500 -28.75% 2
North East +7 5 £31,500 -10.00%
South West -8 5 £42,500 +25.00%
Wales +4 2 £28,750 -4.17%
Scotland -22 1 £33,500 -1.47% 1

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 416 (99.52%) Web Development
2 390 (93.30%) JavaScript
3 387 (92.58%) CSS
4 382 (91.39%) HTML
5 284 (67.94%) Front End Development
6 221 (52.87%) jQuery
7 218 (52.15%) HTML5
8 193 (46.17%) CSS3
9 178 (42.58%) User Experience
10 177 (42.34%) AngularJS
11 146 (34.93%) Agile Software Development
12 143 (34.21%) PHP
13 118 (28.23%) Sass
14 108 (25.84%) Responsive Web Design
15 105 (25.12%) React
16 101 (24.16%) Git (software)
17 91 (21.77%) E-Commerce
18 87 (20.81%) Photoshop
19 78 (18.66%) MySQL
20 77 (18.42%) Adobe
21 71 (16.99%) Node.js
22 70 (16.75%) SEO
23 68 (16.27%) LESS
24 59 (14.11%) Marketing
25 58 (13.88%) CMS
26 57 (13.64%) .NET
27 54 (12.92%) SQL
28 53 (12.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
29 52 (12.44%) Ember.js
29 52 (12.44%) C#

Front End Web 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 58 (13.88%) CMS
2 44 (10.53%) WordPress
3 29 (6.94%) IIS
4 12 (2.87%) Apache
5 9 (2.15%) Umbraco
6 8 (1.91%) nginx
7 7 (1.67%) Drupal
8 5 (1.20%) SharePoint
8 5 (1.20%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.96%) Joomla!
10 3 (0.72%) EPiServer
10 3 (0.72%) ExpressionEngine
10 3 (0.72%) SilverStripe
11 2 (0.48%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.24%) Kentico
12 1 (0.24%) Marvel
12 1 (0.24%) Orchard CMS
12 1 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
12 1 (0.24%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 87 (20.81%) Photoshop
2 37 (8.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 31 (7.42%) Adobe Illustrator
4 23 (5.50%) FileZilla
5 4 (0.96%) InDesign
6 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
8 1 (0.24%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.24%) InVision
8 1 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 23 (5.50%) Magento
2 19 (4.55%) Shopify
3 10 (2.39%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.96%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 25 (5.98%) npm
2 12 (2.87%) GitHub
3 11 (2.63%) Google Analytics
4 10 (2.39%) Sage Pay
5 9 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (2.15%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (1.20%) Slack
8 4 (0.96%) SaaS
9 3 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 3 (0.72%) MailChimp
10 2 (0.48%) Yarn
11 1 (0.24%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.24%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.50%) FTP
1 23 (5.50%) SMTP
2 16 (3.83%) Internet
3 6 (1.44%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (0.96%) Extranet
5 1 (0.24%) HTTP
5 1 (0.24%) Intranet
5 1 (0.24%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (18.66%) MySQL
2 21 (5.02%) SQL Server
3 16 (3.83%) Relational Database
4 11 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (2.15%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.67%) Redis
7 6 (1.44%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.44%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.48%) Blockchain
8 2 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.48%) Geospatial Data
8 2 (0.48%) GIS
8 2 (0.48%) Spatial Data
9 1 (0.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.24%) DocumentDB
9 1 (0.24%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 101 (24.16%) Git (software)
2 42 (10.05%) gulp
3 31 (7.42%) Grunt
4 19 (4.55%) Subversion
5 17 (4.07%) JIRA
6 11 (2.63%) Jasmine
6 11 (2.63%) Visual Studio
6 11 (2.63%) webpack
7 8 (1.91%) git-flow
7 8 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (1.91%) TeamCity
8 6 (1.44%) Jenkins
9 5 (1.20%) Bower
9 5 (1.20%) Vagrant
10 4 (0.96%) Axure RP
10 4 (0.96%) Karma Test Runner
10 4 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (0.96%) Protractor
10 4 (0.96%) QUnit
10 4 (0.96%) WebDriver
General
1 59 (14.11%) Marketing
2 48 (11.48%) Retail
3 35 (8.37%) Games
4 32 (7.66%) Finance
5 17 (4.07%) Manufacturing
6 14 (3.35%) Electronics
6 14 (3.35%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.15%) Advertising
7 9 (2.15%) Banking
8 8 (1.91%) Multimedia
9 6 (1.44%) Legal
10 5 (1.20%) Automotive
11 4 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.48%) Digital Economy
12 2 (0.48%) Front Office
13 1 (0.24%) Billing
13 1 (0.24%) Interactive Media
13 1 (0.24%) Local Government
13 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 387 (92.58%) CSS
2 382 (91.39%) HTML
3 221 (52.87%) jQuery
4 218 (52.15%) HTML5
5 193 (46.17%) CSS3
6 177 (42.34%) AngularJS
7 118 (28.23%) Sass
8 105 (25.12%) React
9 71 (16.99%) Node.js
10 68 (16.27%) LESS
11 57 (13.64%) .NET
12 53 (12.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 52 (12.44%) Ember.js
14 51 (12.20%) JSON
15 43 (10.29%) Ajax
16 39 (9.33%) Backbone.js
17 30 (7.18%) RESTful
18 23 (5.50%) KnockoutJS
18 23 (5.50%) Regular Expression
19 21 (5.02%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 178 (42.58%) User Experience
2 36 (8.61%) Computer Science
3 27 (6.46%) Greenfield Project
3 27 (6.46%) Social Media
4 24 (5.74%) Mobile App
5 23 (5.50%) Graphic Design
6 9 (2.15%) Digital Media
6 9 (2.15%) Linux Command Line
6 9 (2.15%) W3C
7 6 (1.44%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.44%) iPad
8 5 (1.20%) BBC
8 5 (1.20%) Blog
8 5 (1.20%) Life Science
9 4 (0.96%) Animation
9 4 (0.96%) Fintech
9 4 (0.96%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.24%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.24%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.24%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 31 (7.42%) Linux
2 19 (4.55%) Apple iOS
3 16 (3.83%) Android
4 6 (1.44%) Unix
5 3 (0.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 416 (99.52%) Web Development
2 284 (67.94%) Front End Development
3 146 (34.93%) Agile Software Development
4 108 (25.84%) Responsive Web Design
5 91 (21.77%) E-Commerce
6 70 (16.75%) SEO
7 49 (11.72%) MVC
8 40 (9.57%) Web Design
9 39 (9.33%) Business Intelligence
10 35 (8.37%) Test Automation
11 32 (7.66%) Scrum
12 30 (7.18%) Continuous Integration
12 30 (7.18%) Wireframes
13 27 (6.46%) Mobile Development
14 26 (6.22%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
15 25 (5.98%) API Integration
15 25 (5.98%) Digital Marketing
15 25 (5.98%) Software Engineering
16 22 (5.26%) Performance Optimisation
16 22 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 390 (93.30%) JavaScript
2 143 (34.21%) PHP
3 54 (12.92%) SQL
4 52 (12.44%) C#
5 27 (6.46%) Java
6 25 (5.98%) T-SQL
7 24 (5.74%) VBScript
8 12 (2.87%) ES6
8 12 (2.87%) Perl
9 10 (2.39%) TypeScript
10 9 (2.15%) C++
10 9 (2.15%) Python
11 4 (0.96%) PowerShell
12 3 (0.72%) Bourne shell
12 3 (0.72%) C
12 3 (0.72%) PHP 7
12 3 (0.72%) Ruby
13 2 (0.48%) ECMAScript
13 2 (0.48%) VB
13 2 (0.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (11.00%) Degree
2 3 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.24%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.72%) QA
2 2 (0.48%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (0.72%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (0.48%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (0.24%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.24%) Puppet
Vendors
1 77 (18.42%) Adobe
2 23 (5.50%) Google
2 23 (5.50%) PayPal
3 15 (3.59%) SAP
4 10 (2.39%) CyberSource
5 9 (2.15%) Microsoft
6 8 (1.91%) hybris
7 7 (1.67%) Apple
8 4 (0.96%) FatWire
8 4 (0.96%) Samsung
9 3 (0.72%) Capita
10 2 (0.48%) Demandware
10 2 (0.48%) HubSpot
10 2 (0.48%) Optimizely
10 2 (0.48%) Qubit
10 2 (0.48%) Sage
10 2 (0.48%) Telerik
10 2 (0.48%) WooCommerce
11 1 (0.24%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.24%) Zend