The median annual salary for a Senior Front-End Developer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 639 702 760
Rank change year-on-year +63 +58  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Front-End Developer 236 260 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.25% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.26% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 215 237 165
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.54% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 82537 99534 106816
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.34% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 68587 83592 87091
Median salary £45,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.09% +1.11%  
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%  

Senior Front-End Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Senior Front-End Developer in the job title.

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

Senior Front-End Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Front-End Developer.

Salary trend for Senior Front-End Developer in the UK

Senior Front-End Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Front-End Developer over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Front-End Developer in the UK

Senior Front-End 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 Senior Front-End Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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 +74 218 £52,500 -4.54% 46
London +47 150 £60,000 - 31
South East +71 31 £45,000 -10.00%
North West -10 23 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Manchester 0 21 £40,000 -13.51% 2
City of London -3 14 £65,000 +8.33% 7
Berkshire +33 9 £45,000 -18.18%
Hampshire +14 9 £40,000 -20.00%
Wales +6 6 £40,000 +14.28%
Portsmouth - 6 £40,000 -
Surrey +42 5 £52,500 -2.32%
West Midlands +12 5 £50,000 +11.11% 5
East Sussex +6 5 £50,000 +25.00%
Stockport - 5 £37,500 -
Reading +25 4 £43,750 -16.66%
Brighton +11 4 £50,000 +25.00%
Scotland +18 3 £40,000 -11.11%
South Wales +12 3 £40,000 -
East of England +11 3 £40,000 -37.25% 3
West Wales +1 3 £40,000 +14.28%
Swansea 0 3 £40,000 +14.28%
Birmingham +18 2 £45,000 +109.30% 1
South West +14 2 £50,000 +11.11%
Staffordshire +12 2 £50,000 +2.56% 1
Southampton +6 2 £57,500 +15.00%
Cardiff +2 2 £40,000 -
Bristol +2 2 £50,000 +17.64%
Cheshire -5 2 £42,500 -19.04%
Lichfield - 2 £50,000 - 1
Warrington - 2 £42,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, Senior Front-End 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 Senior Front-End Developer in the job title.

1 457 (95.61%) JavaScript
2 453 (94.77%) Front End Development
3 405 (84.73%) CSS
4 389 (81.38%) HTML
5 337 (70.50%) AngularJS
6 228 (47.70%) HTML5
7 203 (42.47%) CSS3
8 186 (38.91%) Sass
9 180 (37.66%) React
10 165 (34.52%) Agile Software Development
11 161 (33.68%) jQuery
12 137 (28.66%) Node.js
13 109 (22.80%) gulp
14 106 (22.18%) User Experience
15 104 (21.76%) TDD
16 100 (20.92%) Git (software)
17 93 (19.46%) LESS
18 88 (18.41%) Web Development
19 83 (17.36%) OO
20 82 (17.15%) Grunt
21 81 (16.95%) Finance
22 80 (16.74%) Scrum
23 75 (15.69%) Backbone.js
24 71 (14.85%) Java
25 69 (14.44%) MVC
26 64 (13.39%) C#
26 64 (13.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
26 64 (13.39%) ES6
27 56 (11.72%) Responsive Web Design
27 56 (11.72%) JSON

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 32 (6.69%) CMS
1 32 (6.69%) WordPress
2 19 (3.97%) Umbraco
3 13 (2.72%) Drupal
4 6 (1.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 6 (1.26%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.05%) IIS
6 4 (0.84%) Confluence
6 4 (0.84%) Joomla!
7 3 (0.63%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.42%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.42%) Jetty
8 2 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.42%) Tornado
9 1 (0.21%) Content Management Server
9 1 (0.21%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.21%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 35 (7.32%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.21%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 11 (2.30%) Magento
2 3 (0.63%) Shopify
3 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.67%) GitHub
2 8 (1.67%) SaaS
3 3 (0.63%) Firebase
3 3 (0.63%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.63%) PaaS
4 2 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.21%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.72%) HTTP
2 8 (1.67%) Internet
3 7 (1.46%) DNS
4 5 (1.05%) Broadband
5 4 (0.84%) SSL
6 2 (0.42%) VoIP
7 1 (0.21%) FTP
7 1 (0.21%) LAN
7 1 (0.21%) RFID
7 1 (0.21%) Skype
7 1 (0.21%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (4.60%) MongoDB
1 22 (4.60%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.77%) MySQL
3 8 (1.67%) NoSQL
4 6 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (0.84%) Big Data
5 4 (0.84%) Redis
6 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.21%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 109 (22.80%) gulp
2 100 (20.92%) Git (software)
3 82 (17.15%) Grunt
4 47 (9.83%) webpack
5 46 (9.62%) Karma Test Runner
6 40 (8.37%) Jasmine
7 30 (6.28%) Mocha
8 16 (3.35%) Babel
9 15 (3.14%) Protractor
9 15 (3.14%) QUnit
10 14 (2.93%) Bower
11 13 (2.72%) Selenium
11 13 (2.72%) Subversion
12 9 (1.88%) JIRA
13 8 (1.67%) Jenkins
14 6 (1.26%) Maven
15 5 (1.05%) git-flow
15 5 (1.05%) PhantomJS
16 4 (0.84%) Bitbucket
16 4 (0.84%) JSHint
General
1 81 (16.95%) Finance
2 38 (7.95%) Banking
3 35 (7.32%) Marketing
4 21 (4.39%) Telecoms
5 19 (3.97%) Back Office
6 17 (3.56%) Retail
7 14 (2.93%) Games
8 9 (1.88%) Law
8 9 (1.88%) Legal
9 6 (1.26%) Advertising
10 4 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.63%) Automotive
11 3 (0.63%) Electronics
11 3 (0.63%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.42%) Avionics
12 2 (0.42%) Military
13 1 (0.21%) Front Office
13 1 (0.21%) German Language
13 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 405 (84.73%) CSS
2 389 (81.38%) HTML
3 337 (70.50%) AngularJS
4 228 (47.70%) HTML5
5 203 (42.47%) CSS3
6 186 (38.91%) Sass
7 180 (37.66%) React
8 161 (33.68%) jQuery
9 137 (28.66%) Node.js
10 93 (19.46%) LESS
11 75 (15.69%) Backbone.js
12 64 (13.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 56 (11.72%) JSON
14 53 (11.09%) RESTful
15 42 (8.79%) Redux
16 40 (8.37%) Ajax
17 37 (7.74%) Angular 2
17 37 (7.74%) Ember.js
17 37 (7.74%) REST
18 36 (7.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 106 (22.18%) User Experience
2 46 (9.62%) Computer Science
3 31 (6.49%) Greenfield Project
4 22 (4.60%) Fintech
5 19 (3.97%) Mobile App
6 14 (2.93%) Animation
7 13 (2.72%) iPad
7 13 (2.72%) Social Media
8 11 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (1.88%) Augmented Reality
10 8 (1.67%) W3C
11 6 (1.26%) Xbox
12 5 (1.05%) Client/Server
12 5 (1.05%) Graphic Design
13 4 (0.84%) PlayStation
14 3 (0.63%) Blog
14 3 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
14 3 (0.63%) Internet of Things
15 2 (0.42%) Digital Media
15 2 (0.42%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 19 (3.97%) Android
2 15 (3.14%) Apple iOS
3 14 (2.93%) Windows
4 8 (1.67%) Linux
5 6 (1.26%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.21%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 453 (94.77%) Front End Development
2 165 (34.52%) Agile Software Development
3 104 (21.76%) TDD
4 88 (18.41%) Web Development
5 83 (17.36%) OO
6 80 (16.74%) Scrum
7 69 (14.44%) MVC
8 56 (11.72%) Responsive Web Design
9 52 (10.88%) E-Commerce
10 50 (10.46%) BDD
11 48 (10.04%) Mentoring
12 30 (6.28%) Continuous Integration
13 27 (5.65%) Unit Testing
14 25 (5.23%) Visualisation
15 24 (5.02%) OOP
16 23 (4.81%) Mobile First
17 22 (4.60%) Software Engineering
18 21 (4.39%) Data Visualisation
19 20 (4.18%) DevOps
19 20 (4.18%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 457 (95.61%) JavaScript
2 71 (14.85%) Java
3 64 (13.39%) C#
3 64 (13.39%) ES6
4 51 (10.67%) PHP
5 21 (4.39%) TypeScript
6 19 (3.97%) SQL
7 16 (3.35%) VB.NET
8 13 (2.72%) Python
9 10 (2.09%) Ruby
10 9 (1.88%) Apple Swift
10 9 (1.88%) Objective-C
11 5 (1.05%) C++
11 5 (1.05%) CoffeeScript
11 5 (1.05%) Scala
12 3 (0.63%) ECMAScript
12 3 (0.63%) Go
13 2 (0.42%) Clojure
13 2 (0.42%) GraphQL
14 1 (0.21%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 34 (7.11%) Degree
2 2 (0.42%) MBA
3 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.21%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.39%) QA
2 1 (0.21%) MiFID
System Software
1 13 (2.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (0.84%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.42%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 2 (0.42%) Grafana
2 2 (0.42%) Kibana
2 2 (0.42%) logstash
2 2 (0.42%) Puppet
2 2 (0.42%) StatsD
2 2 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.21%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (2.09%) Google
2 9 (1.88%) Adobe
3 8 (1.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (1.05%) Facebook
5 4 (0.84%) Atlassian
6 3 (0.63%) Zend
7 2 (0.42%) Apple
7 2 (0.42%) hybris
7 2 (0.42%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.42%) Twitter
8 1 (0.21%) BT
8 1 (0.21%) FXall
8 1 (0.21%) New Relic
8 1 (0.21%) Reuters
8 1 (0.21%) SAP
8 1 (0.21%) Sencha
8 1 (0.21%) Yahoo!
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Witham, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 40,000 - 55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nakama
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 55k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Intec Select
Salary: From £80,000 to £110,000 per annum Plus excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + flexible and remote working
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Montash
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Mindera
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Acceler-IT
Salary: From £45,000 to £100,000 per annum equity possiible
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 60,000 DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: Senior / Lead Front-end Developer - Wordpress
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £75k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Stott & May
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + benefits + share options
Posted: 5 days ago
Harpenden, Hertfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £48000 - £52000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £74,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago