Period
to 16 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Front-End Developer was £60,298 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 631 680 694
Rank change year-on-year +49 +14 +76
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Front-End Developer 552 568 567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.33% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.34% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 475 574 526
UK median annual salary £60,298 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.63% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%

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 144,895 166,820 170,398
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 96.18% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 115,811 135,425 141,889
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.28%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

Senior Front-End Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 +44 529 £60,298 +9.63% 119
London +23 311 £70,000 +7.69% 66
UK excluding London +54 228 £50,000 +11.11% 60
North of England +51 87 £50,000 +17.65% 21
South East +11 52 £55,000 +15.79% 14
North West +35 46 £50,000 +11.11% 13
Yorkshire +37 35 £46,250 +15.63% 6
South West -3 31 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Midlands +24 23 £50,000 +35.14% 5
East of England +35 17 £48,750 -18.75% 7
West Midlands +50 16 £52,500 +61.54% 1
Scotland +10 12 £60,000 +20.00% 4
East Midlands +15 7 £40,000 +8.11% 4
North East +20 6 £50,000 +42.86% 2
Wales +15 5 £62,500 +47.06% 1
Channel Islands - 1 £42,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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.

1 528 (95.65%) Front End Development
2 508 (92.03%) JavaScript
3 399 (72.28%) CSS
4 374 (67.75%) HTML
5 316 (57.25%) AngularJS
6 274 (49.64%) React
7 249 (45.11%) Agile Software Development
8 197 (35.69%) HTML5
9 174 (31.52%) Git (software)
10 172 (31.16%) User Experience
11 170 (30.80%) Sass
12 166 (30.07%) CSS3
13 154 (27.90%) TDD
14 130 (23.55%) Node.js
15 123 (22.28%) webpack
16 115 (20.83%) ES6
17 111 (20.11%) Redux
18 104 (18.84%) gulp
19 101 (18.30%) Vue.js
20 90 (16.30%) RESTful
21 89 (16.12%) Software Engineering
22 86 (15.58%) Unit Testing
23 85 (15.40%) jQuery
24 76 (13.77%) Web Development
25 75 (13.59%) Backbone.js
26 71 (12.86%) TypeScript
27 68 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
28 64 (11.59%) Ember.js
29 62 (11.23%) Fintech
30 60 (10.87%) E-Commerce

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 26 (4.71%) WordPress
2 22 (3.99%) CMS
3 14 (2.54%) EPiServer
4 13 (2.36%) Umbraco
5 9 (1.63%) Confluence
6 8 (1.45%) Apache
7 6 (1.09%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (0.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.54%) Apache Solr
10 3 (0.54%) IIS
11 1 (0.18%) GlassFish
11 1 (0.18%) JBoss
11 1 (0.18%) nginx
11 1 (0.18%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 17 (3.08%) Photoshop
2 10 (1.81%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (1.27%) InVision
4 4 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.18%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 11 (1.99%) Magento
2 3 (0.54%) Eloqua
2 3 (0.54%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.36%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.18%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.18%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 47 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (6.88%) npm
3 25 (4.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (4.53%) Serverless
4 24 (4.35%) GitHub
5 15 (2.72%) Yarn
6 10 (1.81%) SaaS
7 9 (1.63%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (1.27%) Heroku
9 5 (0.91%) AdWords
9 5 (0.91%) Google Analytics
10 4 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.18%) Silverpop
11 1 (0.18%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 33 (5.98%) Internet
2 18 (3.26%) HTTP
3 3 (0.54%) Intranet
4 1 (0.18%) Skype
4 1 (0.18%) SSL
4 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (4.35%) MySQL
2 15 (2.72%) NoSQL
3 10 (1.81%) MongoDB
4 8 (1.45%) Big Data
5 7 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (1.27%) Relational Database
6 5 (0.91%) SQL Server
7 4 (0.72%) Blockchain
7 4 (0.72%) RDBMS
7 4 (0.72%) Redis
8 3 (0.54%) Endeca
8 3 (0.54%) Power BI
8 3 (0.54%) QlikView
9 2 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.18%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.18%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 174 (31.52%) Git (software)
2 123 (22.28%) webpack
3 104 (18.84%) gulp
4 55 (9.96%) Grunt
5 37 (6.70%) Jasmine
6 32 (5.80%) Jenkins
7 29 (5.25%) JIRA
8 24 (4.35%) Mocha
9 18 (3.26%) Karma Test Runner
10 11 (1.99%) Selenium
11 10 (1.81%) Protractor
11 10 (1.81%) Subversion
12 9 (1.63%) PhantomJS
13 8 (1.45%) Visual Studio
14 7 (1.27%) Appium
14 7 (1.27%) Babel
14 7 (1.27%) JSUnit
15 6 (1.09%) Broccoli
15 6 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
15 6 (1.09%) UI Automator
General
1 56 (10.14%) Finance
2 43 (7.79%) Retail
3 26 (4.71%) Banking
3 26 (4.71%) Games
4 18 (3.26%) Automotive
4 18 (3.26%) Marketing
5 11 (1.99%) Publishing
6 10 (1.81%) Legal
7 9 (1.63%) Advertising
8 4 (0.72%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.72%) Law
8 4 (0.72%) Multimedia
8 4 (0.72%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.36%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.18%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 399 (72.28%) CSS
2 374 (67.75%) HTML
3 316 (57.25%) AngularJS
4 274 (49.64%) React
5 197 (35.69%) HTML5
6 170 (30.80%) Sass
7 166 (30.07%) CSS3
8 130 (23.55%) Node.js
9 111 (20.11%) Redux
10 101 (18.30%) Vue.js
11 90 (16.30%) RESTful
12 85 (15.40%) jQuery
13 75 (13.59%) Backbone.js
14 64 (11.59%) Ember.js
15 58 (10.51%) LESS
16 56 (10.14%) Angular 2
17 51 (9.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 31 (5.62%) KnockoutJS
19 27 (4.89%) JSON
20 26 (4.71%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 172 (31.16%) User Experience
2 62 (11.23%) Fintech
3 22 (3.99%) Greenfield Project
4 17 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
5 15 (2.72%) Mobile App
6 11 (1.99%) Algorithms
6 11 (1.99%) Data Structures
7 9 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (1.09%) RIA
9 5 (0.91%) Blog
10 3 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.54%) iPad
10 3 (0.54%) Life Science
10 3 (0.54%) W3C
11 2 (0.36%) Animation
11 2 (0.36%) Graphic Design
11 2 (0.36%) Online Banking
11 2 (0.36%) Online Gambling
12 1 (0.18%) Social Media
12 1 (0.18%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 15 (2.72%) Linux
2 13 (2.36%) Windows
3 9 (1.63%) Android
3 9 (1.63%) Unix
4 8 (1.45%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.09%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.18%) CentOS
6 1 (0.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 528 (95.65%) Front End Development
2 249 (45.11%) Agile Software Development
3 154 (27.90%) TDD
4 89 (16.12%) Software Engineering
5 86 (15.58%) Unit Testing
6 76 (13.77%) Web Development
7 68 (12.32%) Continuous Integration
8 60 (10.87%) E-Commerce
9 53 (9.60%) Mentoring
10 52 (9.42%) Responsive Web Design
11 47 (8.51%) BDD
12 41 (7.43%) MVC
13 38 (6.88%) Test Automation
14 36 (6.52%) Scrum
15 33 (5.98%) Software Architecture
16 32 (5.80%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
17 31 (5.62%) DevOps
17 31 (5.62%) Prototyping
18 29 (5.25%) Problem-Solving
19 28 (5.07%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 508 (92.03%) JavaScript
2 115 (20.83%) ES6
3 71 (12.86%) TypeScript
4 44 (7.97%) PHP
5 36 (6.52%) Java
6 26 (4.71%) C#
7 25 (4.53%) Python
8 22 (3.99%) SQL
9 13 (2.36%) Ruby
10 6 (1.09%) ES7
11 5 (0.91%) Perl
11 5 (0.91%) PHP 5
12 4 (0.72%) C
12 4 (0.72%) Java 8
12 4 (0.72%) Solidity
13 3 (0.54%) Apple Swift
13 3 (0.54%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.54%) Groovy
13 3 (0.54%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.36%) Go
Qualifications
1 48 (8.70%) Degree
2 11 (1.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (4.53%) QA
2 5 (0.91%) ISO 9001
2 5 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.72%) GDPR
4 3 (0.54%) WCAG
System Software
1 24 (4.35%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (0.91%) Kubernetes
2 4 (0.72%) Puppet
3 1 (0.18%) Ansible
3 1 (0.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (4.53%) Adobe
2 10 (1.81%) Google
3 7 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (1.09%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 6 (1.09%) Oracle
5 5 (0.91%) Zend
6 3 (0.54%) ATG
6 3 (0.54%) Demandware
6 3 (0.54%) hybris
6 3 (0.54%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
6 3 (0.54%) SAP
6 3 (0.54%) Tableau
6 3 (0.54%) Twitter
7 2 (0.36%) New Relic
7 2 (0.36%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.36%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.18%) Apple
8 1 (0.18%) Mapbox