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The median annual salary for a Senior Front-End Developer was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

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
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 538 494 469
Rank change year-on-year -44 -25 +152
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Front-End Developer 965 669 349
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.57% 0.58% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.62% 0.64% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 359 417 305
10th Percentile £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
25th Percentile £56,750 £52,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £83,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £75,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +30.43% +4.55% +4.76%

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 155,319 104,329 60,084
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.96% 91.18% 94.89%
Number of salaries quoted 84,237 73,913 49,059
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,560 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,106 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.70% - +5.56%

Senior Front-End Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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

Senior Front-End Developer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior Front-End Developer.

Salary trend for Senior Front-End Developer in the UK

Senior Front-End Developer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Front-End Developer over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Senior Front-End Developer in the UK

Senior Front-End Developer
Top 17 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 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -98 760 £72,500 +3.57% 53
London -92 539 £72,500 -9.38% 30
Work from Home -116 399 £75,000 +11.11% 31
UK excluding London -72 243 £75,000 +30.43% 24
North of England -25 65 £75,000 +36.36% 5
Midlands -80 54 £58,750 +29.12% 7
South East -76 46 £75,000 +22.45% 3
West Midlands -62 41 £70,000 +53.85% 5
South West -27 37 £72,500 +38.10% 5
North West -59 30 £66,250 +32.50% 2
Yorkshire -8 28 £75,000 +25.00% 3
East of England -59 18 £62,500 +19.05% 3
Scotland -45 14 £75,000 +20.00% 1
East Midlands -35 13 £52,500 - 2
North East -1 7 £75,000 -
Northern Ireland -10 7 £75,000 +50.00%
Wales -17 2 £56,250 -4.34%

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

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, Senior Front-End Developer job roles required the following 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.

1 893 (92.54%) Front End Development
2 775 (80.31%) React
3 741 (76.79%) JavaScript
4 590 (61.14%) Agile
5 550 (56.99%) CSS
6 513 (53.16%) HTML
7 435 (45.08%) TypeScript
8 376 (38.96%) User Experience
9 306 (31.71%) Node.js
10 294 (30.47%) Git (software)
11 277 (28.70%) Redux
12 256 (26.53%) Sass
13 228 (23.63%) AngularJS
14 223 (23.11%) HTML5
15 219 (22.69%) CI/CD
16 212 (21.97%) Jest
17 200 (20.73%) Software Engineering
18 197 (20.41%) Scrum
19 193 (20.00%) Finance
20 191 (19.79%) Vue.js
21 181 (18.76%) Mentoring
22 180 (18.65%) REST
23 177 (18.34%) CSS3
24 175 (18.13%) UX Design
24 175 (18.13%) Social Skills
25 173 (17.93%) TDD
26 163 (16.89%) DevOps
27 149 (15.44%) ES6
28 147 (15.23%) Test Automation
29 143 (14.82%) Cypress.io

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 36 (3.73%) CMS
2 16 (1.66%) WebLogic
3 10 (1.04%) Confluence
4 9 (0.93%) Drupal
4 9 (0.93%) GeoServer
4 9 (0.93%) Headless CMS
5 6 (0.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 4 (0.41%) nginx
7 3 (0.31%) Apache
7 3 (0.31%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.21%) IBM Domino
8 2 (0.21%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.10%) Ethereum
9 1 (0.10%) Strapi
Applications
1 18 (1.87%) InVision
2 17 (1.76%) Sketch
3 10 (1.04%) Photoshop
4 9 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 18 (1.87%) Shopify
2 7 (0.73%) Magento
3 2 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.10%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 124 (12.85%) AWS
2 118 (12.23%) Azure
3 96 (9.95%) npm
4 79 (8.19%) SaaS
5 59 (6.11%) GCP
6 54 (5.60%) GitHub
7 41 (4.25%) Figma
8 38 (3.94%) Azure DevOps
8 38 (3.94%) Serverless
9 16 (1.66%) Yarn
10 14 (1.45%) Datadog
11 13 (1.35%) Amazon Cognito
11 13 (1.35%) Slack
12 8 (0.83%) Firebase
12 8 (0.83%) Miro
13 6 (0.62%) Adobe Analytics
13 6 (0.62%) BrowserStack
14 5 (0.52%) Amazon S3
14 5 (0.52%) PaaS
15 4 (0.41%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.21%) HTTP
2 17 (1.76%) Internet
3 11 (1.14%) Intranet
4 5 (0.52%) SSH
5 1 (0.10%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (4.46%) MySQL
2 19 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (1.66%) Big Data
3 16 (1.66%) Redis
4 15 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
5 14 (1.45%) NoSQL
5 14 (1.45%) Relational Database
6 13 (1.35%) SQL Server
7 12 (1.24%) MongoDB
8 5 (0.52%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.41%) BigQuery
9 4 (0.41%) Bigtable
9 4 (0.41%) ClickHouse
9 4 (0.41%) Cloud Spanner
10 1 (0.10%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.10%) DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 294 (30.47%) Git (software)
2 143 (14.82%) Cypress.io
3 115 (11.92%) webpack
4 74 (7.67%) Jenkins
5 59 (6.11%) JIRA
6 55 (5.70%) Babel
6 55 (5.70%) Mocha
7 47 (4.87%) GitLab
8 45 (4.66%) ESLint
9 40 (4.15%) Jasmine
10 37 (3.83%) Bitbucket
11 35 (3.63%) gulp
12 33 (3.42%) Octopus Deploy
12 33 (3.42%) TeamCity
13 32 (3.32%) Grunt
13 32 (3.32%) PostCSS
14 30 (3.11%) Lerna
15 29 (3.01%) Storybook
16 21 (2.18%) Browser DevTools
17 16 (1.66%) Bower
General
1 193 (20.00%) Finance
2 175 (18.13%) Social Skills
3 77 (7.98%) Public Sector
3 77 (7.98%) Retail
4 75 (7.77%) Marketing
5 72 (7.46%) Games
6 51 (5.28%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 44 (4.56%) Legal
8 30 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
8 30 (3.11%) Manufacturing
9 29 (3.01%) Pharmaceutical
10 17 (1.76%) Wearables
11 16 (1.66%) Banking
11 16 (1.66%) Law
12 15 (1.55%) Advertising
13 13 (1.35%) Back Office
13 13 (1.35%) Telecoms
14 12 (1.24%) Electronics
15 11 (1.14%) Organisational Skills
16 6 (0.62%) Tech for Good
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 775 (80.31%) React
2 550 (56.99%) CSS
3 513 (53.16%) HTML
4 306 (31.71%) Node.js
5 277 (28.70%) Redux
6 256 (26.53%) Sass
7 228 (23.63%) AngularJS
8 223 (23.11%) HTML5
9 212 (21.97%) Jest
10 191 (19.79%) Vue.js
11 180 (18.65%) REST
12 177 (18.34%) CSS3
13 127 (13.16%) GraphQL
14 108 (11.19%) RESTful
15 91 (9.43%) Next.js
16 90 (9.33%) React Native
17 65 (6.74%) .NET
18 56 (5.80%) JSON
19 52 (5.39%) Enzyme
19 52 (5.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 376 (38.96%) User Experience
2 108 (11.19%) Greenfield Project
3 98 (10.16%) Mobile App
4 46 (4.77%) Algorithms
5 34 (3.52%) Data Structures
6 32 (3.32%) Virtual Team
7 30 (3.11%) Self-Motivation
8 24 (2.49%) Cloud Native
9 23 (2.38%) Legacy Code
10 20 (2.07%) Life Science
11 19 (1.97%) Social Media
12 18 (1.87%) Animation
12 18 (1.87%) BBC
12 18 (1.87%) Over-the-Top Content
13 17 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
13 17 (1.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 17 (1.76%) Sports Betting
13 17 (1.76%) Wiki
14 15 (1.55%) Hackathon
14 15 (1.55%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 72 (7.46%) Android
2 64 (6.63%) Apple iOS
3 24 (2.49%) Unix
4 18 (1.87%) Linux
5 15 (1.55%) tvOS
6 13 (1.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 893 (92.54%) Front End Development
2 590 (61.14%) Agile
3 219 (22.69%) CI/CD
4 200 (20.73%) Software Engineering
5 197 (20.41%) Scrum
6 181 (18.76%) Mentoring
7 175 (18.13%) UX Design
8 173 (17.93%) TDD
9 163 (16.89%) DevOps
10 147 (15.23%) Test Automation
11 122 (12.64%) Workflow
12 116 (12.02%) Unit Testing
13 108 (11.19%) BDD
13 108 (11.19%) Microservices
14 107 (11.09%) Pair Programming
15 105 (10.88%) Computer Science
16 102 (10.57%) Web Development
17 96 (9.95%) Full Stack Development
18 90 (9.33%) Coaching
18 90 (9.33%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 741 (76.79%) JavaScript
2 435 (45.08%) TypeScript
3 149 (15.44%) ES6
4 73 (7.56%) PHP
5 72 (7.46%) C#
6 66 (6.84%) Java
7 52 (5.39%) Kotlin
8 49 (5.08%) ES7
9 38 (3.94%) SQL
10 35 (3.63%) Python
11 33 (3.42%) PowerShell
12 31 (3.21%) Scala
13 27 (2.80%) Go
14 25 (2.59%) Ruby
15 17 (1.76%) ES8
16 16 (1.66%) C
17 12 (1.24%) Apple Swift
17 12 (1.24%) Haskell
17 12 (1.24%) Rust
18 6 (0.62%) PureScript
Qualifications
1 132 (13.68%) Degree
2 78 (8.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (1.87%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (10.78%) Accessibility
2 99 (10.26%) QA
3 14 (1.45%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.41%) WAI
5 2 (0.21%) GxP
6 1 (0.10%) GDPR
6 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.10%) WCAG
System Software
1 99 (10.26%) Docker
2 13 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.52%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.10%) etcd
Systems Management
1 112 (11.61%) Kubernetes
2 23 (2.38%) Terraform
3 11 (1.14%) Bugsnag
4 4 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.31%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.10%) Ansible
6 1 (0.10%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 75 (7.77%) Google
2 34 (3.52%) Microsoft
3 28 (2.90%) Apple
4 25 (2.59%) Sun
5 23 (2.38%) Samsung
6 20 (2.07%) Adobe
6 20 (2.07%) Zend
7 16 (1.66%) Sony
8 15 (1.55%) Roku
9 12 (1.24%) SAP
10 10 (1.04%) Zopa
11 9 (0.93%) Sencha
12 8 (0.83%) Spotify
13 7 (0.73%) Xamarin
14 5 (0.52%) Oracle
15 4 (0.41%) Intel
15 4 (0.41%) PayPal
16 3 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
17 1 (0.10%) Dynatrace
17 1 (0.10%) Splunk