Period
to 19 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Senior Front-End Developer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 February 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
19 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 450 626 688
Rank change year-on-year +176 +62 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Front-End Developer 751 572 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.61% 0.38% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.39% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 659 485 578
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +13.64% -
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,200 £40,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £75,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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 118,486 145,343 169,165
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.51% 95.91% 96.35%
Number of salaries quoted 94,965 116,355 138,546
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +152 676 £65,000 +4.00% 123
London +172 452 £70,000 -3.45% 59
UK excluding London +114 286 £52,500 +5.00% 72
North of England +43 76 £53,750 +7.50% 20
South East +47 63 £60,000 +9.09% 13
North West +48 55 £55,000 +10.00% 15
South West +34 34 £55,500 +11.00% 10
Midlands +47 29 £42,500 -17.07% 8
Northern Ireland - 26 £50,000 -
Wales +12 21 £50,000 -20.00% 2
East Midlands +42 20 £42,500 -5.56% 5
East of England +70 19 £57,500 +15.00% 13
Scotland +53 19 £52,500 -12.50% 6
North East +23 14 £56,250 +12.50% 1
West Midlands +33 9 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Yorkshire -6 7 £45,000 -5.26% 4

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 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.

1 682 (90.81%) Front End Development
2 673 (89.61%) JavaScript
3 488 (64.98%) CSS
4 487 (64.85%) HTML
5 412 (54.86%) React
6 397 (52.86%) AngularJS
7 306 (40.75%) Agile Software Development
8 242 (32.22%) Sass
9 240 (31.96%) HTML5
10 213 (28.36%) User Experience
11 188 (25.03%) Git (software)
12 187 (24.90%) CSS3
13 176 (23.44%) Redux
14 162 (21.57%) TypeScript
14 162 (21.57%) Node.js
15 128 (17.04%) Finance
16 118 (15.71%) Mentoring
17 117 (15.58%) Fintech
17 117 (15.58%) LESS
18 112 (14.91%) webpack
19 111 (14.78%) Vue.js
20 109 (14.51%) TDD
21 98 (13.05%) Web Development
22 97 (12.92%) jQuery
23 95 (12.65%) Degree
24 93 (12.38%) ES6
25 92 (12.25%) REST
26 91 (12.12%) Scrum
27 88 (11.72%) Java
28 78 (10.39%) gulp

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 13 (1.73%) CMS
2 12 (1.60%) EPiServer
3 10 (1.33%) Tomcat
4 9 (1.20%) nginx
5 5 (0.67%) Confluence
6 4 (0.53%) WordPress
7 3 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.27%) Ethereum
8 2 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.27%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.13%) Kentico
Applications
1 13 (1.73%) Adobe XD
1 13 (1.73%) Sketch
2 12 (1.60%) Zeplin
3 11 (1.46%) Photoshop
4 7 (0.93%) InVision
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.27%) Distributed Ledger
1 2 (0.27%) Magento
2 1 (0.13%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 65 (8.66%) AWS
2 37 (4.93%) npm
3 35 (4.66%) SaaS
4 30 (3.99%) Azure
5 23 (3.06%) GitHub
6 17 (2.26%) GCP
7 9 (1.20%) Google Analytics
8 6 (0.80%) Serverless
9 5 (0.67%) Yarn
10 2 (0.27%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.27%) Heroku
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon Alexa
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon ECS
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.13%) AWS Lambda
11 1 (0.13%) PaaS
11 1 (0.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.26%) Internet
2 16 (2.13%) HTTP
3 3 (0.40%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.13%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (1.86%) Big Data
2 10 (1.33%) MySQL
3 6 (0.80%) Blockchain
3 6 (0.80%) SQL Server
4 5 (0.67%) Qlik Sense
5 4 (0.53%) MongoDB
5 4 (0.53%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.40%) Redis
7 2 (0.27%) Neo4j
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.27%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.13%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.13%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 188 (25.03%) Git (software)
2 112 (14.91%) webpack
3 78 (10.39%) gulp
4 53 (7.06%) Grunt
5 42 (5.59%) Jenkins
6 38 (5.06%) Jasmine
7 22 (2.93%) Babel
8 18 (2.40%) JIRA
9 17 (2.26%) Bitbucket
10 15 (2.00%) Mocha
11 9 (1.20%) Protractor
12 8 (1.07%) ESLint
13 6 (0.80%) PostCSS
14 5 (0.67%) CircleCI
15 4 (0.53%) GitLab
15 4 (0.53%) Karma Test Runner
15 4 (0.53%) TeamCity
15 4 (0.53%) Visual Studio
16 3 (0.40%) git-flow
17 2 (0.27%) JIRA Agile
General
1 128 (17.04%) Finance
2 66 (8.79%) Marketing
3 53 (7.06%) Retail
4 33 (4.39%) Games
5 19 (2.53%) Advertising
6 16 (2.13%) Banking
7 11 (1.46%) Law
8 8 (1.07%) Public Sector
9 5 (0.67%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.53%) Automotive
11 2 (0.27%) Electronics
11 2 (0.27%) Legal
11 2 (0.27%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.27%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.27%) Publishing
12 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 488 (64.98%) CSS
2 487 (64.85%) HTML
3 412 (54.86%) React
4 397 (52.86%) AngularJS
5 242 (32.22%) Sass
6 240 (31.96%) HTML5
7 187 (24.90%) CSS3
8 176 (23.44%) Redux
9 162 (21.57%) Node.js
10 117 (15.58%) LESS
11 111 (14.78%) Vue.js
12 97 (12.92%) jQuery
13 92 (12.25%) REST
14 70 (9.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 69 (9.19%) Jest
16 66 (8.79%) .NET
17 62 (8.26%) Backbone.js
18 51 (6.79%) GraphQL
18 51 (6.79%) RESTful
19 46 (6.13%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 213 (28.36%) User Experience
2 65 (8.66%) Mobile App
3 46 (6.13%) Greenfield Project
4 21 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (1.86%) Self-Motivation
7 12 (1.60%) Algorithms
8 8 (1.07%) Client/Server
8 8 (1.07%) Social Media
8 8 (1.07%) W3C
9 7 (0.93%) Data Structures
9 7 (0.93%) Graphic Design
10 6 (0.80%) Derivative
11 5 (0.67%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (0.40%) Life Science
13 2 (0.27%) e-Learning
13 2 (0.27%) Online Games
13 2 (0.27%) Video Conferencing
13 2 (0.27%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 44 (5.86%) Linux
2 24 (3.20%) Mac OS X
3 14 (1.86%) Android
3 14 (1.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 682 (90.81%) Front End Development
2 306 (40.75%) Agile Software Development
3 118 (15.71%) Mentoring
4 117 (15.58%) Fintech
5 109 (14.51%) TDD
6 98 (13.05%) Web Development
7 91 (12.12%) Scrum
8 75 (9.99%) Responsive Web Design
9 74 (9.85%) Unit Testing
10 70 (9.32%) Computer Science
11 62 (8.26%) BDD
11 62 (8.26%) Open Source
12 57 (7.59%) OO
13 56 (7.46%) Analytics
14 55 (7.32%) E-Commerce
15 48 (6.39%) DevOps
16 46 (6.13%) Continuous Integration
17 43 (5.73%) Test Automation
18 41 (5.46%) Problem-Solving
19 39 (5.19%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 673 (89.61%) JavaScript
2 162 (21.57%) TypeScript
3 93 (12.38%) ES6
4 88 (11.72%) Java
5 69 (9.19%) C#
6 38 (5.06%) Ruby
7 37 (4.93%) Python
8 27 (3.60%) PHP
9 23 (3.06%) Apex Code
10 8 (1.07%) ES7
11 7 (0.93%) SQL
12 6 (0.80%) Go
12 6 (0.80%) Kotlin
13 4 (0.53%) C++
13 4 (0.53%) ES8
13 4 (0.53%) Java 8
14 3 (0.40%) Scala
15 2 (0.27%) CoffeeScript
16 1 (0.13%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 95 (12.65%) Degree
2 45 (5.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.13%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.53%) QA
2 9 (1.20%) WCAG
System Software
1 55 (7.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 21 (2.80%) Mesos
2 5 (0.67%) Terraform
3 4 (0.53%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 24 (3.20%) Salesforce.com
2 22 (2.93%) Microsoft
3 21 (2.80%) Sage
4 15 (2.00%) Oracle
5 14 (1.86%) Google
6 9 (1.20%) Adobe
7 4 (0.53%) New Relic
8 3 (0.40%) Netlify
8 3 (0.40%) SAP
9 2 (0.27%) Apple
9 2 (0.27%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.27%) Facebook
9 2 (0.27%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.13%) Splunk
10 1 (0.13%) WooCommerce