Period
to 14 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Front-End Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 14 December 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
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 686 655 773
Rank change year-on-year -31 +118 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Front-End Developer 558 621 580
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.33% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.35% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 547 574 495
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £68,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +1.12% +4.71%

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 172345 179092 208059
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.94% 96.52% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 138617 149527 173540
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%

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 14 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Front-End Developer in the UK

Senior Front-End Developer
Top 15 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 14 December 2017. 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 -20 533 £55,000 - 69
London -23 329 £62,500 +6.84% 45
UK excluding London -6 212 £45,000 - 24
South East +18 71 £47,500 -5.00% 3
North of England +36 67 £40,000 -15.79% 13
North West +7 45 £45,000 -7.69% 10
South West +19 35 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Midlands +12 28 £37,000 -1.33% 4
Yorkshire +50 20 £40,000 - 3
West Midlands -18 17 £32,500 -13.33% 1
East Midlands +21 11 £37,000 -20.00% 3
East of England +12 10 £55,000 -
Scotland -22 6 £50,000 +25.00%
Wales +2 3 £40,000 -5.88%
North East -8 2 £35,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 539 (96.59%) Front End Development
2 507 (90.86%) JavaScript
3 478 (85.66%) CSS
4 465 (83.33%) HTML
5 382 (68.46%) AngularJS
6 309 (55.38%) HTML5
7 289 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
8 240 (43.01%) React
9 233 (41.76%) CSS3
10 193 (34.59%) Sass
11 177 (31.72%) User Experience
12 145 (25.99%) jQuery
13 140 (25.09%) Git (software)
14 137 (24.55%) Node.js
15 133 (23.84%) Web Development
16 120 (21.51%) TDD
17 91 (16.31%) Responsive Web Design
17 91 (16.31%) ES6
18 83 (14.87%) RESTful
19 82 (14.70%) OO
20 78 (13.98%) gulp
21 77 (13.80%) Scrum
22 73 (13.08%) PHP
23 71 (12.72%) BDD
23 71 (12.72%) LESS
24 70 (12.54%) Backbone.js
25 67 (12.01%) Vue (Vue.js)
25 67 (12.01%) Degree
26 66 (11.83%) Finance
26 66 (11.83%) webpack

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 29 (5.20%) CMS
2 25 (4.48%) Apache
3 15 (2.69%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (1.97%) WordPress
5 10 (1.79%) nginx
6 9 (1.61%) IIS
7 7 (1.25%) Apache Solr
8 5 (0.90%) Tomcat
9 4 (0.72%) Confluence
9 4 (0.72%) Drupal
10 3 (0.54%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.18%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.18%) Umbraco
Applications
1 48 (8.60%) Photoshop
2 17 (3.05%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.36%) InDesign
5 1 (0.18%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 5 (0.90%) Magento
2 1 (0.18%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 38 (6.81%) SaaS
2 36 (6.45%) GitHub
3 35 (6.27%) npm
4 28 (5.02%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (1.79%) Slack
7 8 (1.43%) Amazon SQS
7 8 (1.43%) Google Analytics
8 7 (1.25%) Yarn
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.18%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.18%) PaaS
9 1 (0.18%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 36 (6.45%) HTTP
2 8 (1.43%) Internet
3 2 (0.36%) SMS
3 2 (0.36%) Wireless
4 1 (0.18%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (5.91%) MySQL
2 27 (4.84%) MongoDB
3 22 (3.94%) SQL Server
4 15 (2.69%) Redis
5 11 (1.97%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.08%) NoSQL
8 5 (0.90%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.36%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.36%) DocumentDB
10 1 (0.18%) Big Data
10 1 (0.18%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.18%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.18%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.18%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.18%) Power BI
10 1 (0.18%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 140 (25.09%) Git (software)
2 78 (13.98%) gulp
3 66 (11.83%) webpack
4 62 (11.11%) Jasmine
5 56 (10.04%) Grunt
6 37 (6.63%) Karma Test Runner
7 36 (6.45%) Jenkins
8 31 (5.56%) Subversion
9 22 (3.94%) Mocha
10 20 (3.58%) Bower
10 20 (3.58%) JIRA
10 20 (3.58%) Protractor
11 18 (3.23%) Babel
12 17 (3.05%) Selenium
13 15 (2.69%) Sinon.JS
14 14 (2.51%) PostCSS
14 14 (2.51%) TeamCity
15 9 (1.61%) QUnit
16 7 (1.25%) Vagrant
17 5 (0.90%) Bitbucket
General
1 66 (11.83%) Finance
2 55 (9.86%) Marketing
3 40 (7.17%) Advertising
4 21 (3.76%) Retail
5 20 (3.58%) Banking
5 20 (3.58%) Games
6 8 (1.43%) Financial Institution
7 7 (1.25%) Front Office
7 7 (1.25%) Publishing
8 6 (1.08%) Law
9 4 (0.72%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.72%) Legal
10 3 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.18%) Retail Finance
11 1 (0.18%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 478 (85.66%) CSS
2 465 (83.33%) HTML
3 382 (68.46%) AngularJS
4 309 (55.38%) HTML5
5 240 (43.01%) React
6 233 (41.76%) CSS3
7 193 (34.59%) Sass
8 145 (25.99%) jQuery
9 137 (24.55%) Node.js
10 83 (14.87%) RESTful
11 71 (12.72%) LESS
12 70 (12.54%) Backbone.js
13 67 (12.01%) Vue (Vue.js)
14 65 (11.65%) Angular 2
15 63 (11.29%) Redux
16 54 (9.68%) Ember.js
17 51 (9.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 47 (8.42%) Web Services
19 39 (6.99%) KnockoutJS
20 38 (6.81%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 177 (31.72%) User Experience
2 63 (11.29%) Greenfield Project
3 39 (6.99%) Mobile App
4 38 (6.81%) Computer Science
5 37 (6.63%) Fintech
6 32 (5.73%) Social Media
7 15 (2.69%) Digital Media
8 12 (2.15%) PlayStation
8 12 (2.15%) Xbox
9 8 (1.43%) Virtual Team
10 7 (1.25%) Tandem
10 7 (1.25%) W3C
11 5 (0.90%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (0.90%) iPad
12 3 (0.54%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.54%) Video\Live Streaming
13 2 (0.36%) Derivative
13 2 (0.36%) Fixed Income
13 2 (0.36%) Graphic Design
13 2 (0.36%) Media Streaming
Operating Systems
1 31 (5.56%) Linux
2 18 (3.23%) Windows
3 8 (1.43%) Android
3 8 (1.43%) Apple iOS
4 4 (0.72%) CentOS
5 3 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.18%) Solaris
6 1 (0.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 539 (96.59%) Front End Development
2 289 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
3 133 (23.84%) Web Development
4 120 (21.51%) TDD
5 91 (16.31%) Responsive Web Design
6 82 (14.70%) OO
7 77 (13.80%) Scrum
8 71 (12.72%) BDD
9 56 (10.04%) Continuous Integration
10 55 (9.86%) MVC
10 55 (9.86%) Test Automation
11 48 (8.60%) Mentoring
12 45 (8.06%) Open Source
13 37 (6.63%) Unit Testing
14 35 (6.27%) E-Commerce
15 34 (6.09%) OOP
16 26 (4.66%) API Integration
17 25 (4.48%) Mobile Development
17 25 (4.48%) SOLID
17 25 (4.48%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 507 (90.86%) JavaScript
2 91 (16.31%) ES6
3 73 (13.08%) PHP
4 61 (10.93%) TypeScript
5 51 (9.14%) Java
6 25 (4.48%) SQL
7 23 (4.12%) C#
8 19 (3.41%) ECMAScript
9 10 (1.79%) Ruby
10 7 (1.25%) PHP 5
10 7 (1.25%) PHP 7
11 5 (0.90%) Python
12 4 (0.72%) Clojure
12 4 (0.72%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.54%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.54%) C
13 3 (0.54%) ClojureScript
13 3 (0.54%) Go
13 3 (0.54%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.36%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 67 (12.01%) Degree
2 19 (3.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (1.25%) SC Cleared
3 7 (1.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.05%) QA
2 7 (1.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 24 (4.30%) Docker
2 1 (0.18%) Varnish
2 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (1.43%) Terraform
2 7 (1.25%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.18%) cPanel
3 1 (0.18%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.18%) Plesk
Vendors
1 30 (5.38%) Google
2 25 (4.48%) Adobe
3 7 (1.25%) Microsoft
4 5 (0.90%) hybris
4 5 (0.90%) Sony
5 4 (0.72%) Twitter
6 3 (0.54%) Red Hat
6 3 (0.54%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.18%) Apple
7 1 (0.18%) ATG
7 1 (0.18%) BT
7 1 (0.18%) Demandware
7 1 (0.18%) Facebook
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle