Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Front-End Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 684 711 859
Rank change year-on-year +27 +148 -98
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Front-End Developer 540 627 477
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.31% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.32% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 460 579 349
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £36,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £71,250 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,250 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.78% - +8.43%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 170266 195302 213660
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.00% 96.50% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 138590 164128 175213
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +16 503 £55,000 - 38
London -19 330 £60,000 - 25
UK excluding London +32 179 £46,250 +2.78% 13
South East +87 69 £50,000 +2.56% 2
North of England +48 64 £40,000 -13.51% 6
North West +5 52 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Midlands -6 19 £45,000 +12.50%
West Midlands -4 15 £45,000 +20.00%
Yorkshire +24 11 £40,000 +23.08% 4
Wales +18 10 £40,000 +1.27%
East of England +27 8 £37,500 -40.00% 3
South West -6 5 £50,000 +11.11% 2
East Midlands +14 4 £45,000 +5.88%
Scotland +11 4 £40,000 -11.11%
North East +16 1 £35,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 513 (95.00%) JavaScript
2 504 (93.33%) Front End Development
3 468 (86.67%) CSS
4 446 (82.59%) HTML
5 348 (64.44%) AngularJS
6 270 (50.00%) HTML5
7 219 (40.56%) React
8 218 (40.37%) CSS3
9 209 (38.70%) Agile Software Development
10 181 (33.52%) Sass
11 177 (32.78%) jQuery
12 159 (29.44%) User Experience
13 149 (27.59%) Git (software)
14 129 (23.89%) Web Development
14 129 (23.89%) Node.js
15 115 (21.30%) LESS
16 114 (21.11%) TDD
17 107 (19.81%) OO
18 87 (16.11%) Scrum
19 86 (15.93%) Backbone.js
20 85 (15.74%) RESTful
21 83 (15.37%) ES6
22 81 (15.00%) gulp
23 77 (14.26%) Finance
24 73 (13.52%) Responsive Web Design
25 71 (13.15%) Degree
25 71 (13.15%) Java
26 67 (12.41%) Mentoring
26 67 (12.41%) MVC
26 67 (12.41%) JSON

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 38 (7.04%) CMS
2 23 (4.26%) WordPress
3 17 (3.15%) Umbraco
4 13 (2.41%) Tomcat
5 9 (1.67%) IIS
6 8 (1.48%) Apache
7 6 (1.11%) Confluence
7 6 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 3 (0.56%) Drupal
9 2 (0.37%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.37%) Jetty
9 2 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.19%) Content Management Server
10 1 (0.19%) EPiServer
Applications
1 34 (6.30%) Photoshop
2 12 (2.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.19%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (0.37%) Magento
1 2 (0.37%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 29 (5.37%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (3.89%) GitHub
3 18 (3.33%) SaaS
4 4 (0.74%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.74%) PaaS
5 3 (0.56%) Firebase
5 3 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (5.93%) HTTP
2 30 (5.56%) Internet
3 5 (0.93%) DNS
4 2 (0.37%) SSL
5 1 (0.19%) Skype
5 1 (0.19%) SMS
5 1 (0.19%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.70%) MongoDB
1 20 (3.70%) MySQL
2 11 (2.04%) RDBMS
2 11 (2.04%) Relational Database
3 9 (1.67%) NoSQL
4 6 (1.11%) Big Data
4 6 (1.11%) SQL Server
5 4 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (0.74%) Redis
5 4 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.37%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 149 (27.59%) Git (software)
2 81 (15.00%) gulp
3 58 (10.74%) Grunt
4 54 (10.00%) Jasmine
5 42 (7.78%) webpack
6 34 (6.30%) Karma Test Runner
6 34 (6.30%) Mocha
7 24 (4.44%) Subversion
8 20 (3.70%) JIRA
9 17 (3.15%) Jenkins
10 14 (2.59%) Babel
10 14 (2.59%) Bower
11 11 (2.04%) Protractor
11 11 (2.04%) Selenium
12 7 (1.30%) Bitbucket
13 6 (1.11%) Maven
14 5 (0.93%) git-flow
14 5 (0.93%) QUnit
14 5 (0.93%) Visual Studio
15 4 (0.74%) jspm
General
1 77 (14.26%) Finance
2 41 (7.59%) Marketing
3 26 (4.81%) Banking
4 19 (3.52%) Games
5 17 (3.15%) Retail
6 10 (1.85%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.67%) Financial Institution
8 8 (1.48%) Legal
9 7 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.93%) Advertising
10 5 (0.93%) Automotive
10 5 (0.93%) Avionics
10 5 (0.93%) Law
10 5 (0.93%) Military
11 4 (0.74%) Electronics
12 3 (0.56%) Front Office
12 3 (0.56%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.19%) Back Office
13 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 468 (86.67%) CSS
2 446 (82.59%) HTML
3 348 (64.44%) AngularJS
4 270 (50.00%) HTML5
5 219 (40.56%) React
6 218 (40.37%) CSS3
7 181 (33.52%) Sass
8 177 (32.78%) jQuery
9 129 (23.89%) Node.js
10 115 (21.30%) LESS
11 86 (15.93%) Backbone.js
12 85 (15.74%) RESTful
13 67 (12.41%) JSON
14 63 (11.67%) Redux
15 54 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 50 (9.26%) Ember.js
17 43 (7.96%) Web Services
18 41 (7.59%) REST
19 33 (6.11%) KnockoutJS
20 32 (5.93%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 159 (29.44%) User Experience
2 50 (9.26%) Computer Science
3 33 (6.11%) Greenfield Project
4 28 (5.19%) Fintech
5 20 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (3.70%) iPad
5 20 (3.70%) Mobile App
6 16 (2.96%) Social Media
7 13 (2.41%) Augmented Reality
7 13 (2.41%) W3C
8 9 (1.67%) Animation
9 7 (1.30%) Digital Media
10 6 (1.11%) Streaming Video
11 5 (0.93%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.93%) e-Learning
11 5 (0.93%) Over-the-Top Content
11 5 (0.93%) Semantic Web
12 3 (0.56%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 25 (4.63%) Linux
2 13 (2.41%) Android
3 11 (2.04%) Apple iOS
4 9 (1.67%) Windows
5 1 (0.19%) CentOS
5 1 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 504 (93.33%) Front End Development
2 209 (38.70%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (23.89%) Web Development
4 114 (21.11%) TDD
5 107 (19.81%) OO
6 87 (16.11%) Scrum
7 73 (13.52%) Responsive Web Design
8 67 (12.41%) Mentoring
8 67 (12.41%) MVC
9 63 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
10 61 (11.30%) E-Commerce
11 49 (9.07%) BDD
12 48 (8.89%) Unit Testing
13 36 (6.67%) OOP
14 32 (5.93%) Software Engineering
15 29 (5.37%) Test Automation
16 26 (4.81%) MVVM
17 25 (4.63%) SEO
17 25 (4.63%) Web Design
18 24 (4.44%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
Programming Languages
1 513 (95.00%) JavaScript
2 83 (15.37%) ES6
3 71 (13.15%) Java
4 54 (10.00%) PHP
5 31 (5.74%) TypeScript
6 28 (5.19%) C#
7 24 (4.44%) SQL
8 18 (3.33%) ECMAScript
9 14 (2.59%) Python
10 13 (2.41%) Apple Swift
10 13 (2.41%) Objective-C
10 13 (2.41%) Ruby
11 7 (1.30%) C++
12 6 (1.11%) Clojure
12 6 (1.11%) Scala
13 4 (0.74%) Go
14 3 (0.56%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.56%) ClojureScript
15 2 (0.37%) CoffeeScript
15 2 (0.37%) GraphQL
Qualifications
1 71 (13.15%) Degree
2 28 (5.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.37%) MBA
4 1 (0.19%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.74%) QA
2 3 (0.56%) MiFID
3 2 (0.37%) WAI
System Software
1 20 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (0.93%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.37%) Grafana
2 2 (0.37%) Kibana
2 2 (0.37%) logstash
2 2 (0.37%) Puppet
2 2 (0.37%) StatsD
3 1 (0.19%) Ansible
3 1 (0.19%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 23 (4.26%) Microsoft
2 13 (2.41%) Adobe
2 13 (2.41%) Google
2 13 (2.41%) hybris
3 4 (0.74%) Atlassian
4 3 (0.56%) Facebook
4 3 (0.56%) FXall
4 3 (0.56%) Reuters
4 3 (0.56%) SAP
4 3 (0.56%) Zend
5 2 (0.37%) Apple
5 2 (0.37%) Sitecore
5 2 (0.37%) Sony
5 2 (0.37%) Twitter
6 1 (0.19%) BT
6 1 (0.19%) New Relic
6 1 (0.19%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.19%) Yahoo!
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Co-Hire
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Co-Hire
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent perks and pension
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London
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent perks and pension
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Recruitment Genius
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