Period
to 19 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Front-End Developer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 October 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
19 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 543 642 688
Rank change year-on-year +99 +46 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Front-End Developer 646 593 581
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.36% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.38% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 565 511 524
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% +4.76%
10th Percentile £44,100 £42,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -

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 130,312 158,067 167,756
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.66% 95.93% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 103,901 127,366 134,317
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
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 October 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 19 October 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 +98 599 £65,000 +8.33% 97
London +87 332 £70,000 - 63
UK excluding London +120 306 £55,000 +10.00% 39
North of England +79 117 £50,000 +11.11% 19
South East +76 112 £57,500 +4.55% 7
North West +75 81 £50,000 +11.11% 15
Scotland +25 26 £55,000 -12.00% 4
South West +20 24 £52,500 +5.00% 3
North East +29 18 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Yorkshire +4 18 £45,000 +9.09% 2
Midlands +25 10 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Wales +6 10 £50,000 +11.11%
West Midlands +33 6 £52,500 -
East of England +54 4 £47,500 -20.83% 4
East Midlands +19 4 £45,000 +9.09% 1
Northern Ireland -5 3 £47,500 +6.74% 1

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 570 (88.24%) Front End Development
2 552 (85.45%) JavaScript
3 425 (65.79%) HTML
4 422 (65.33%) CSS
5 321 (49.69%) React
6 305 (47.21%) AngularJS
7 295 (45.67%) Agile Software Development
8 217 (33.59%) HTML5
9 169 (26.16%) CSS3
10 149 (23.07%) User Experience
11 140 (21.67%) Git (software)
12 139 (21.52%) Sass
13 123 (19.04%) Redux
14 122 (18.89%) Node.js
15 111 (17.18%) TypeScript
16 105 (16.25%) Mentoring
17 104 (16.10%) jQuery
17 104 (16.10%) Java
18 103 (15.94%) TDD
19 100 (15.48%) webpack
20 99 (15.33%) Vue.js
21 98 (15.17%) Degree
21 98 (15.17%) Scrum
21 98 (15.17%) C#
22 92 (14.24%) ES6
23 91 (14.09%) Computer Science
24 83 (12.85%) Fintech
25 79 (12.23%) Finance
26 76 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
27 72 (11.15%) .NET

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 (2.94%) CMS
2 7 (1.08%) Confluence
3 5 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (0.77%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (0.77%) WordPress
4 4 (0.62%) nginx
5 3 (0.46%) Apache Solr
5 3 (0.46%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.31%) Ethereum
6 2 (0.31%) Headless CMS
6 2 (0.31%) Kentico
7 1 (0.15%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.15%) Drupal
Applications
1 21 (3.25%) Photoshop
2 17 (2.63%) Adobe XD
3 7 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.31%) InVision
4 2 (0.31%) Zeplin
5 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.15%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 7 (1.08%) Magento
2 2 (0.31%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 61 (9.44%) AWS
2 49 (7.59%) SaaS
3 18 (2.79%) Azure
4 16 (2.48%) GitHub
5 14 (2.17%) npm
5 14 (2.17%) Serverless
6 12 (1.86%) GCP
7 4 (0.62%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (0.62%) Firebase
7 4 (0.62%) Yarn
8 3 (0.46%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.46%) PaaS
9 2 (0.31%) Amazon Alexa
9 2 (0.31%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.31%) IaaS
9 2 (0.31%) Slack
10 1 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.15%) AWS CodePipeline
10 1 (0.15%) Power Platform
10 1 (0.15%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.10%) HTTP
2 9 (1.39%) Internet
3 3 (0.46%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.15%) DAB
4 1 (0.15%) RTMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (2.63%) Blockchain
1 17 (2.63%) MySQL
2 4 (0.62%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.46%) MariaDB
3 3 (0.46%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.31%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.15%) Big Data
5 1 (0.15%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 140 (21.67%) Git (software)
2 100 (15.48%) webpack
3 49 (7.59%) gulp
4 39 (6.04%) Jasmine
5 36 (5.57%) Grunt
6 23 (3.56%) Jenkins
7 19 (2.94%) Babel
8 17 (2.63%) JIRA
9 14 (2.17%) Mocha
10 12 (1.86%) Karma Test Runner
11 10 (1.55%) Subversion
12 9 (1.39%) Bitbucket
13 8 (1.24%) Visual Studio
14 7 (1.08%) GitLab
15 6 (0.93%) Protractor
16 5 (0.77%) PostCSS
17 4 (0.62%) Mercurial
18 3 (0.46%) Bower
18 3 (0.46%) Selenium
18 3 (0.46%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 79 (12.23%) Finance
2 36 (5.57%) Marketing
3 17 (2.63%) Advertising
3 17 (2.63%) Retail
4 7 (1.08%) Banking
4 7 (1.08%) Games
4 7 (1.08%) Public Sector
5 4 (0.62%) Law
5 4 (0.62%) Manufacturing
5 4 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (0.62%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.46%) Legal
6 3 (0.46%) Publishing
7 2 (0.31%) Electronics
8 1 (0.15%) Automotive
8 1 (0.15%) Back Office
8 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 425 (65.79%) HTML
2 422 (65.33%) CSS
3 321 (49.69%) React
4 305 (47.21%) AngularJS
5 217 (33.59%) HTML5
6 169 (26.16%) CSS3
7 139 (21.52%) Sass
8 123 (19.04%) Redux
9 122 (18.89%) Node.js
10 104 (16.10%) jQuery
11 99 (15.33%) Vue.js
12 72 (11.15%) .NET
13 66 (10.22%) LESS
14 62 (9.60%) Backbone.js
14 62 (9.60%) React Native
15 61 (9.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 58 (8.98%) RESTful
17 57 (8.82%) REST
18 43 (6.66%) Visualforce
19 36 (5.57%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 149 (23.07%) User Experience
2 53 (8.20%) Greenfield Project
3 41 (6.35%) Self-Motivation
4 33 (5.11%) Mobile App
5 21 (3.25%) Algorithms
6 19 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (2.17%) Data Structures
8 7 (1.08%) Graphic Design
9 6 (0.93%) Hedge funds
10 4 (0.62%) iPad
10 4 (0.62%) Life Science
10 4 (0.62%) Social Media
11 3 (0.46%) W3C
12 2 (0.31%) Animation
12 2 (0.31%) Data Protection Act
12 2 (0.31%) e-Learning
13 1 (0.15%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.15%) Internet of Things
13 1 (0.15%) Public Cloud
13 1 (0.15%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 19 (2.94%) Android
2 18 (2.79%) Apple iOS
3 8 (1.24%) Linux
4 2 (0.31%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 570 (88.24%) Front End Development
2 295 (45.67%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (16.25%) Mentoring
4 103 (15.94%) TDD
5 98 (15.17%) Scrum
6 91 (14.09%) Computer Science
7 83 (12.85%) Fintech
8 76 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
9 63 (9.75%) BDD
10 61 (9.44%) Responsive Web Design
10 61 (9.44%) Web Development
11 50 (7.74%) Unit Testing
12 47 (7.28%) E-Commerce
13 44 (6.81%) Continuous Integration
14 43 (6.66%) Web Application Development
15 42 (6.50%) Software Engineering
16 41 (6.35%) Architectural Design
16 41 (6.35%) Test Automation
17 40 (6.19%) DevOps
18 36 (5.57%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 552 (85.45%) JavaScript
2 111 (17.18%) TypeScript
3 104 (16.10%) Java
4 98 (15.17%) C#
5 92 (14.24%) ES6
6 43 (6.66%) Apex Code
6 43 (6.66%) Python
7 25 (3.87%) PHP
8 20 (3.10%) SQL
9 12 (1.86%) Java 8
10 9 (1.39%) C++
10 9 (1.39%) ES7
10 9 (1.39%) Objective-C
11 7 (1.08%) Go
12 5 (0.77%) Clojure
12 5 (0.77%) Kotlin
12 5 (0.77%) Ruby
12 5 (0.77%) Scala
13 4 (0.62%) Bash Shell
13 4 (0.62%) ES8
Qualifications
1 98 (15.17%) Degree
2 33 (5.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.15%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.87%) QA
2 11 (1.70%) WCAG
3 5 (0.77%) WAI
4 2 (0.31%) GDPR
System Software
1 29 (4.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (1.86%) Kubernetes
2 5 (0.77%) Terraform
3 4 (0.62%) Docker Swarm
4 3 (0.46%) Ansible
Vendors
1 45 (6.97%) Salesforce.com
2 41 (6.35%) Sage
3 25 (3.87%) Adobe
4 15 (2.32%) Google
5 5 (0.77%) Sitecore
6 4 (0.62%) Microsoft
7 3 (0.46%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 2 (0.31%) Mapbox
8 2 (0.31%) SAP
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle
9 1 (0.15%) Splunk
9 1 (0.15%) Spotify
9 1 (0.15%) WooCommerce