Period
to 17 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Front-End Developer was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 June 2018.

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
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 671 685 763
Rank change year-on-year +14 +78 +109
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Front-End Developer 577 534 586
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.32% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 520 468 541
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +14.44% - -

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 165,499 165,480 194,013
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.32% 96.26% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 134,613 136,315 162,944
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 17 June 2018.

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 17 June 2018. 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 +37 561 £60,000 +4.80% 92
London -25 299 £67,500 +8.00% 55
UK excluding London +102 272 £51,500 +14.44% 39
South East +28 101 £55,000 +10.00% 8
North of England +45 94 £45,000 +12.50% 12
North West +37 75 £45,000 +5.88% 7
East of England +17 30 £60,000 +20.00% 7
South West +16 24 £51,500 -4.19% 5
Yorkshire +37 17 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Midlands -3 15 £42,500 +6.25% 5
East Midlands +10 9 £42,500 +6.25% 3
West Midlands +2 6 £43,750 +9.38% 2
Scotland -22 6 £65,000 +62.50%
Wales -1 4 £45,000 +12.50% 2
North East - 2 £33,750 -

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

For the 6 months to 17 June 2018, 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.

1 552 (95.67%) Front End Development
2 517 (89.60%) JavaScript
3 449 (77.82%) CSS
4 429 (74.35%) HTML
5 383 (66.38%) AngularJS
6 302 (52.34%) React
7 260 (45.06%) Agile Software Development
8 232 (40.21%) HTML5
9 186 (32.24%) Node.js
10 181 (31.37%) CSS3
11 170 (29.46%) User Experience
12 158 (27.38%) Sass
13 149 (25.82%) Git (software)
14 128 (22.18%) jQuery
15 103 (17.85%) TDD
16 101 (17.50%) webpack
17 100 (17.33%) gulp
18 92 (15.94%) Redux
19 83 (14.38%) Grunt
20 80 (13.86%) Vue (Vue.js)
21 78 (13.52%) Web Development
22 76 (13.17%) Scrum
22 76 (13.17%) LESS
23 75 (13.00%) RESTful
24 73 (12.65%) Angular 2
25 71 (12.31%) Finance
26 69 (11.96%) Ember.js
26 69 (11.96%) TypeScript
27 68 (11.79%) PHP
28 67 (11.61%) Degree

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 34 (5.89%) CMS
2 23 (3.99%) WordPress
3 10 (1.73%) Umbraco
4 8 (1.39%) ExpressionEngine
4 8 (1.39%) WebSphere
4 8 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
5 6 (1.04%) Apache
5 6 (1.04%) Drupal
6 5 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.69%) IIS
7 4 (0.69%) SharePoint
7 4 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.52%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.35%) EPiServer
9 2 (0.35%) Jetty
9 2 (0.35%) Kentico
10 1 (0.17%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.17%) nginx
Applications
1 20 (3.47%) Photoshop
2 8 (1.39%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (1.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.17%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.17%) InDesign
4 1 (0.17%) InVision
Business Applications
1 17 (2.95%) Magento
2 5 (0.87%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.35%) Shopify
5 1 (0.17%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 39 (6.76%) npm
2 34 (5.89%) GitHub
3 28 (4.85%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (3.47%) SaaS
5 10 (1.73%) Yarn
6 9 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (1.39%) Google Analytics
8 5 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.87%) Serverless
9 4 (0.69%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.69%) Google App Engine
9 4 (0.69%) Slack
10 1 (0.17%) Firebase
10 1 (0.17%) Heroku
10 1 (0.17%) IaaS
10 1 (0.17%) PaaS
10 1 (0.17%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.95%) HTTP
2 3 (0.52%) Internet
2 3 (0.52%) SMS
2 3 (0.52%) Wireless
3 1 (0.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (9.88%) MySQL
2 41 (7.11%) Blockchain
3 38 (6.59%) NoSQL
4 28 (4.85%) PostgreSQL
5 20 (3.47%) Redis
5 20 (3.47%) SQL Server
6 14 (2.43%) MongoDB
7 5 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.52%) Big Data
8 3 (0.52%) GIS
9 2 (0.35%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.17%) Event Store
10 1 (0.17%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.17%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 149 (25.82%) Git (software)
2 101 (17.50%) webpack
3 100 (17.33%) gulp
4 83 (14.38%) Grunt
5 58 (10.05%) Jasmine
6 50 (8.67%) Karma Test Runner
7 30 (5.20%) Mocha
8 24 (4.16%) Subversion
9 12 (2.08%) JIRA
9 12 (2.08%) Protractor
10 8 (1.39%) Jenkins
10 8 (1.39%) Visual Studio
11 7 (1.21%) Selenium
12 6 (1.04%) Babel
12 6 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (0.69%) Mercurial
13 4 (0.69%) PhantomJS
13 4 (0.69%) PostCSS
14 3 (0.52%) Eclipse
14 3 (0.52%) Maven
General
1 71 (12.31%) Finance
2 31 (5.37%) Games
3 28 (4.85%) Retail
4 26 (4.51%) Pharmaceutical
5 24 (4.16%) Marketing
6 21 (3.64%) Banking
7 17 (2.95%) Advertising
8 10 (1.73%) Legal
9 9 (1.56%) Law
9 9 (1.56%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.52%) Automotive
10 3 (0.52%) Front Office
11 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.17%) Arabic Language
11 1 (0.17%) Electronics
11 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 449 (77.82%) CSS
2 429 (74.35%) HTML
3 383 (66.38%) AngularJS
4 302 (52.34%) React
5 232 (40.21%) HTML5
6 186 (32.24%) Node.js
7 181 (31.37%) CSS3
8 158 (27.38%) Sass
9 128 (22.18%) jQuery
10 92 (15.94%) Redux
11 80 (13.86%) Vue (Vue.js)
12 76 (13.17%) LESS
13 75 (13.00%) RESTful
14 73 (12.65%) Angular 2
15 69 (11.96%) Ember.js
16 62 (10.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 60 (10.40%) .NET
18 42 (7.28%) Backbone.js
19 33 (5.72%) React Native
19 33 (5.72%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 170 (29.46%) User Experience
2 60 (10.40%) Greenfield Project
3 37 (6.41%) Fintech
4 36 (6.24%) Computer Science
5 34 (5.89%) Mobile App
6 29 (5.03%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (1.91%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (1.39%) iPad
8 8 (1.39%) W3C
9 7 (1.21%) Virtual Team
10 6 (1.04%) Algorithms
10 6 (1.04%) Media Streaming
11 5 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
12 4 (0.69%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (0.69%) Photography
13 3 (0.52%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.52%) Digital Media
13 3 (0.52%) Hedge funds
13 3 (0.52%) Music Streaming
Operating Systems
1 16 (2.77%) Linux
2 13 (2.25%) Apple iOS
3 9 (1.56%) Android
4 2 (0.35%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.35%) Windows
5 1 (0.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 552 (95.67%) Front End Development
2 260 (45.06%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (17.85%) TDD
4 78 (13.52%) Web Development
5 76 (13.17%) Scrum
6 62 (10.75%) MVC
7 59 (10.23%) Mentoring
8 54 (9.36%) Responsive Web Design
9 52 (9.01%) OO
10 51 (8.84%) Continuous Integration
10 51 (8.84%) Unit Testing
11 49 (8.49%) Problem-Solving
12 42 (7.28%) E-Commerce
13 39 (6.76%) Test Automation
14 36 (6.24%) BDD
15 32 (5.55%) Software Engineering
16 28 (4.85%) Wireframes
17 27 (4.68%) Mobile Development
18 26 (4.51%) DevOps
18 26 (4.51%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 517 (89.60%) JavaScript
2 69 (11.96%) TypeScript
3 68 (11.79%) PHP
4 57 (9.88%) ES6
5 54 (9.36%) SQL
6 49 (8.49%) Java
7 34 (5.89%) C#
8 28 (4.85%) Python
9 15 (2.60%) Ruby
10 12 (2.08%) ES7
11 5 (0.87%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.69%) Java 8
13 3 (0.52%) Go
13 3 (0.52%) Groovy
13 3 (0.52%) Scala
14 2 (0.35%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.17%) F#
15 1 (0.17%) Korn
15 1 (0.17%) Perl
15 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 67 (11.61%) Degree
2 12 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.95%) QA
2 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (2.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.35%) Kubernetes
1 2 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.17%) Graphite
2 1 (0.17%) Mesos
2 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 26 (4.51%) Google
2 21 (3.64%) Oracle
3 14 (2.43%) Adobe
4 10 (1.73%) Microsoft
5 9 (1.56%) ATG
6 8 (1.39%) Demandware
6 8 (1.39%) hybris
7 7 (1.21%) Apple
8 6 (1.04%) Twitter
8 6 (1.04%) Yahoo!
9 5 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.69%) Pardot
10 4 (0.69%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.52%) ESRI
12 2 (0.35%) Capita
12 2 (0.35%) Hummingbird
12 2 (0.35%) Kony
12 2 (0.35%) WooCommerce
13 1 (0.17%) New Relic
13 1 (0.17%) Samsung