Period
to 5 May 2021

The median annual salary for a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 5 May 2021.

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
5 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 790 772 937
Rank change year-on-year -18 +165 -114
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) 71 171 191
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.081% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.087% 0.17% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 55 131 160
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £33,125 £29,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +28.57% -6.67%
75th Percentile £48,750 £55,000 £45,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -6.67%

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 81,510 98,009 141,293
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.85% 95.33% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 63,276 79,577 113,390
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,000 £38,750 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,840 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.62% +1.87% -

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 proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) over the 6 months to 5 May 2021.

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

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top 16 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 5 May 2021. 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
UK excluding London +1 57 £40,000 -5.88% 26
England -2 56 £42,500 -10.53% 28
South East +28 22 £52,500 +5.00% 8
North of England +15 12 £45,000 +63.64% 7
London +21 9 £57,500 +2.22% 4
Midlands -6 9 £30,000 -14.29% 4
Yorkshire -19 8 £45,000 +63.64% 5
Work from Home -149 6 £55,000 +46.67% 7
West Midlands -4 5 £32,500 -3.70% 3
Scotland -19 5 £40,000 +6.67% 1
North West +21 4 £28,750 -33.14% 2
East Midlands +5 4 £30,000 -22.08% 1
Northern Ireland - 4 £32,500 -
East of England +34 3 £30,000 -33.33% 2
Wales +26 1 £32,000 +64.10% 1
South West -18 1 - - 3

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 2021, Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) job roles required the following IT 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 63 (88.73%) Web Development
2 57 (80.28%) JavaScript
2 57 (80.28%) CSS
3 52 (73.24%) HTML
4 39 (54.93%) Front End Development
5 29 (40.85%) User Experience
6 27 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (32.39%) CMS
8 20 (28.17%) React
9 19 (26.76%) Git (software)
9 19 (26.76%) HTML5
10 14 (19.72%) PHP
10 14 (19.72%) AngularJS
11 13 (18.31%) CSS3
12 12 (16.90%) Azure
12 12 (16.90%) Project Management
13 11 (15.49%) Marketing
13 11 (15.49%) WordPress
13 11 (15.49%) Social Skills
14 10 (14.08%) Influencing Skills
14 10 (14.08%) Sass
14 10 (14.08%) User Acceptance Testing
14 10 (14.08%) E-Commerce
14 10 (14.08%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (14.08%) Workflow
15 9 (12.68%) jQuery
15 9 (12.68%) Redux
15 9 (12.68%) Vue.js
16 8 (11.27%) Analytics
16 8 (11.27%) Continuous Integration

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 23 (32.39%) CMS
2 11 (15.49%) WordPress
3 1 (1.41%) Apache
3 1 (1.41%) Drupal
3 1 (1.41%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (2.82%) Sketch
3 1 (1.41%) Chatbot
3 1 (1.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.41%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.90%) Azure
2 5 (7.04%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (5.63%) Google Analytics
3 4 (5.63%) Power Platform
3 4 (5.63%) PowerApps
3 4 (5.63%) SaaS
4 3 (4.23%) npm
5 2 (2.82%) AWS
5 2 (2.82%) Serverless
6 1 (1.41%) Azure Functions
6 1 (1.41%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.04%) MySQL
2 4 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (26.76%) Git (software)
2 7 (9.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (9.86%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.82%) Cypress.io
3 2 (2.82%) gulp
3 2 (2.82%) webpack
4 1 (1.41%) Babel
4 1 (1.41%) Bitbucket
General
1 11 (15.49%) Marketing
1 11 (15.49%) Social Skills
2 10 (14.08%) Influencing Skills
3 4 (5.63%) Finance
4 2 (2.82%) Public Sector
4 2 (2.82%) Retail
5 1 (1.41%) Electronics
5 1 (1.41%) Games
5 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.41%) Organisational Skills
5 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (80.28%) CSS
2 52 (73.24%) HTML
3 20 (28.17%) React
4 19 (26.76%) HTML5
5 14 (19.72%) AngularJS
6 13 (18.31%) CSS3
7 10 (14.08%) Sass
8 9 (12.68%) jQuery
8 9 (12.68%) Redux
8 9 (12.68%) Vue.js
9 4 (5.63%) .NET
9 4 (5.63%) Angular 2
9 4 (5.63%) Laravel
9 4 (5.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (4.23%) Ajax
10 3 (4.23%) GraphQL
10 3 (4.23%) JSON
10 3 (4.23%) Node.js
11 2 (2.82%) Handlebars
11 2 (2.82%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 29 (40.85%) User Experience
2 4 (5.63%) Life Science
3 2 (2.82%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.63%) Linux
2 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (88.73%) Web Development
2 39 (54.93%) Front End Development
3 27 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (16.90%) Project Management
5 10 (14.08%) E-Commerce
5 10 (14.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (14.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (14.08%) Workflow
6 8 (11.27%) Analytics
6 8 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (11.27%) Scrum
7 7 (9.86%) Collaborative Working
7 7 (9.86%) Performance Optimisation
7 7 (9.86%) Process Improvement
7 7 (9.86%) Unit Testing
7 7 (9.86%) Web Application Development
8 5 (7.04%) Test Automation
8 5 (7.04%) Web Design
9 4 (5.63%) Business Transformation
9 4 (5.63%) OO
Programming Languages
1 57 (80.28%) JavaScript
2 14 (19.72%) PHP
3 8 (11.27%) SQL
4 7 (9.86%) TypeScript
5 5 (7.04%) Python
6 4 (5.63%) R
7 2 (2.82%) C#
7 2 (2.82%) C++
8 1 (1.41%) C
8 1 (1.41%) ES6
8 1 (1.41%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) WCAG
2 1 (1.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (9.86%) Kubernetes
2 6 (8.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (9.86%) Sitecore
2 6 (8.45%) Adobe
2 6 (8.45%) Google
3 3 (4.23%) WooCommerce
4 2 (2.82%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.41%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.41%) SAP