Period
to 4 June 2020

The median annual salary for a Senior Front-End Developer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

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

Senior Front-End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
UK
6 months to
4 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 427 640 669
Rank change year-on-year +213 +29 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Front-End Developer 546 522 572
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.63% 0.37% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.38% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 528 469 554
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% +4.80%
10th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £85,375 £90,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year - +6.80% +14.44%

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 82,921 137,077 165,001
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.20% 95.97% 96.37%
Number of salaries quoted 66,452 108,889 134,048
Median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Senior Front-End Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Senior Front-End Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Front-End Developer in the UK

Senior Front-End Developer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior Front-End Developer.

Salary trend for Senior Front-End Developer in the UK

Senior Front-End Developer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Front-End Developer over the 6 months to 4 June 2020.

Salary histogram for Senior Front-End Developer in the UK

Senior Front-End 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 Senior Front-End Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 4 June 2020. 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 +186 503 £65,000 - 30
London +171 312 £75,000 - 16
UK excluding London +163 219 £55,000 - 17
North of England +91 58 £52,500 - 6
South East +78 53 £65,000 +8.33% 3
Work from Home +85 51 £60,000 +4.35% 4
North West +67 42 £55,000 +15.79% 3
South West +96 31 £50,000 - 4
Midlands +114 25 £45,000 -10.00% 1
East of England +98 24 £60,000 -7.69%
East Midlands +74 20 £43,750 -12.50%
Yorkshire +88 16 £41,500 -20.95% 3
Scotland +76 15 £52,500 -4.55%
Northern Ireland - 9 £52,500 - 2
West Midlands +68 5 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Wales +7 5 £50,000 +11.11% 1

Senior Front-End Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 June 2020, Senior Front-End 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 Senior Front-End Developer in the job title.

1 517 (94.69%) Front End Development
2 488 (89.38%) JavaScript
3 364 (66.67%) CSS
4 354 (64.84%) HTML
5 310 (56.78%) React
6 288 (52.75%) AngularJS
7 229 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
8 204 (37.36%) HTML5
9 181 (33.15%) User Experience
10 179 (32.78%) Sass
11 167 (30.59%) Git (software)
12 152 (27.84%) CSS3
13 149 (27.29%) TypeScript
14 136 (24.91%) Node.js
14 136 (24.91%) Redux
15 102 (18.68%) Finance
16 98 (17.95%) LESS
17 90 (16.48%) Vue.js
18 85 (15.57%) Mentoring
19 84 (15.38%) TDD
20 83 (15.20%) webpack
21 76 (13.92%) Web Development
22 72 (13.19%) Responsive Web Design
23 67 (12.27%) ES6
24 66 (12.09%) gulp
24 66 (12.09%) REST
25 64 (11.72%) Fintech
26 63 (11.54%) AWS
27 58 (10.62%) Scrum
28 55 (10.07%) Open Source

Senior Front-End 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 19 (3.48%) CMS
2 6 (1.10%) nginx
2 6 (1.10%) WordPress
3 5 (0.92%) Confluence
3 5 (0.92%) EPiServer
4 3 (0.55%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.37%) Headless CMS
5 2 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 32 (5.86%) Sketch
2 28 (5.13%) Zeplin
3 11 (2.01%) Photoshop
4 10 (1.83%) InVision
5 3 (0.55%) Adobe XD
6 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (0.18%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.37%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.18%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 63 (11.54%) AWS
2 42 (7.69%) npm
3 31 (5.68%) Azure
4 22 (4.03%) SaaS
5 20 (3.66%) GCP
6 14 (2.56%) GitHub
7 11 (2.01%) Serverless
8 9 (1.65%) Google Analytics
9 5 (0.92%) Amazon Alexa
9 5 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.55%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.55%) Yarn
11 2 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.18%) Amazon Cognito
12 1 (0.18%) Amazon ECS
12 1 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.18%) prismic.io
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.93%) Internet
2 6 (1.10%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.20%) Big Data
2 11 (2.01%) MySQL
3 9 (1.65%) NoSQL
4 6 (1.10%) Blockchain
4 6 (1.10%) MongoDB
5 5 (0.92%) SQL Server
6 3 (0.55%) Couchbase
6 3 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.55%) Qlik Sense
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (0.18%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 167 (30.59%) Git (software)
2 83 (15.20%) webpack
3 66 (12.09%) gulp
4 47 (8.61%) Grunt
5 29 (5.31%) Babel
6 22 (4.03%) Jenkins
7 20 (3.66%) Jasmine
8 15 (2.75%) Bitbucket
9 10 (1.83%) CircleCI
9 10 (1.83%) Selenium
10 9 (1.65%) Cypress.io
10 9 (1.65%) JIRA
10 9 (1.65%) Mocha
11 6 (1.10%) TeamCity
12 5 (0.92%) PostCSS
13 4 (0.73%) Karma Test Runner
13 4 (0.73%) Protractor
14 3 (0.55%) Cucumber
14 3 (0.55%) git-flow
14 3 (0.55%) MSTest
General
1 102 (18.68%) Finance
2 48 (8.79%) Marketing
3 41 (7.51%) Retail
4 32 (5.86%) Games
5 18 (3.30%) Advertising
6 15 (2.75%) Law
7 12 (2.20%) Banking
8 6 (1.10%) Public Sector
9 2 (0.37%) Automotive
9 2 (0.37%) Legal
10 1 (0.18%) Back Office
10 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 364 (66.67%) CSS
2 354 (64.84%) HTML
3 310 (56.78%) React
4 288 (52.75%) AngularJS
5 204 (37.36%) HTML5
6 179 (32.78%) Sass
7 152 (27.84%) CSS3
8 136 (24.91%) Node.js
8 136 (24.91%) Redux
9 98 (17.95%) LESS
10 90 (16.48%) Vue.js
11 66 (12.09%) REST
12 53 (9.71%) jQuery
13 48 (8.79%) .NET
13 48 (8.79%) Jest
14 43 (7.88%) GraphQL
15 38 (6.96%) Angular 2
16 35 (6.41%) Backbone.js
17 33 (6.04%) Ember.js
17 33 (6.04%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 181 (33.15%) User Experience
2 43 (7.88%) Greenfield Project
3 37 (6.78%) Mobile App
4 25 (4.58%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (1.83%) W3C
7 9 (1.65%) Client/Server
8 7 (1.28%) Derivative
9 4 (0.73%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.55%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (0.55%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.55%) Social Media
11 2 (0.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.37%) Graphic Design
11 2 (0.37%) Online Games
11 2 (0.37%) Renewable Energy
11 2 (0.37%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.37%) Video\Live Streaming
12 1 (0.18%) Enterprise Cloud
12 1 (0.18%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 36 (6.59%) Linux
2 17 (3.11%) Mac OS X
3 12 (2.20%) Android
3 12 (2.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 517 (94.69%) Front End Development
2 229 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (15.57%) Mentoring
4 84 (15.38%) TDD
5 76 (13.92%) Web Development
6 72 (13.19%) Responsive Web Design
7 64 (11.72%) Fintech
8 58 (10.62%) Scrum
9 55 (10.07%) Open Source
9 55 (10.07%) Unit Testing
10 52 (9.52%) BDD
11 43 (7.88%) Continuous Integration
12 40 (7.33%) E-Commerce
12 40 (7.33%) OO
13 39 (7.14%) DevOps
14 38 (6.96%) Analytics
14 38 (6.96%) Software Engineering
14 38 (6.96%) Test Automation
15 30 (5.49%) Microservices
16 28 (5.13%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 488 (89.38%) JavaScript
2 149 (27.29%) TypeScript
3 67 (12.27%) ES6
4 44 (8.06%) Java
5 33 (6.04%) C#
6 29 (5.31%) Ruby
7 21 (3.85%) Python
8 20 (3.66%) PHP
9 6 (1.10%) Kotlin
9 6 (1.10%) SQL
10 5 (0.92%) T-SQL
11 4 (0.73%) ES7
12 2 (0.37%) ES8
12 2 (0.37%) Go
13 1 (0.18%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.18%) C++
13 1 (0.18%) Scala
Qualifications
1 23 (4.21%) Degree
2 10 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.20%) QA
System Software
1 42 (7.69%) Docker
2 2 (0.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (2.20%) Mesos
2 10 (1.83%) Kubernetes
3 6 (1.10%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (3.11%) Google
2 15 (2.75%) Microsoft
3 3 (0.55%) Atlassian
3 3 (0.55%) New Relic
3 3 (0.55%) Oracle
4 2 (0.37%) Apple
4 2 (0.37%) Facebook
4 2 (0.37%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.18%) Adobe
5 1 (0.18%) Netlify