Period
to 14 August 2020

The median annual salary for a Senior Front-End Developer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 14 August 2020.

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 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 456 603 684
Rank change year-on-year +147 +81 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Front-End Developer 347 590 544
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.56% 0.41% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.43% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 350 541 526
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £42,500 £43,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £83,875 £90,000 £83,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +16.67%

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 58,931 136,292 163,123
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.84% 95.85% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 47,535 108,765 131,436
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 14 August 2020.

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 14 August 2020. 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 +142 317 £65,000 - 45
UK excluding London +173 167 £55,000 +4.76% 39
London +108 165 £72,500 +3.57% 10
North of England +116 56 £50,000 - 21
Work from Home +82 50 £68,750 +19.57% 6
South East +125 41 £65,000 +2.77% 4
North West +73 33 £55,000 +10.00% 15
South West +117 27 £50,000 -4.76% 4
Yorkshire +142 22 £41,500 -17.00% 4
Midlands +121 15 £52,500 +5.00% 3
East of England +128 14 £62,500 +4.17% 3
East Midlands +89 11 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Scotland +83 10 £52,500 -4.55% 3
West Midlands +86 4 £55,000 +10.00%
Northern Ireland - 4 £60,000 -
Wales +34 1 £45,000 - 1
North East +19 1 £60,000 +20.00% 2

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

For the 6 months to 14 August 2020, 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.

1 332 (95.68%) Front End Development
2 298 (85.88%) JavaScript
3 216 (62.25%) CSS
4 200 (57.64%) HTML
5 174 (50.14%) React
6 164 (47.26%) AngularJS
7 161 (46.40%) Agile Software Development
8 125 (36.02%) HTML5
9 110 (31.70%) Git (software)
10 108 (31.12%) User Experience
11 102 (29.39%) TypeScript
12 99 (28.53%) CSS3
13 96 (27.67%) Sass
14 92 (26.51%) Redux
15 83 (23.92%) Node.js
16 67 (19.31%) Mentoring
17 62 (17.87%) webpack
18 57 (16.43%) Vue.js
19 54 (15.56%) Finance
20 50 (14.41%) TDD
21 48 (13.83%) LESS
22 46 (13.26%) Greenfield Project
23 44 (12.68%) Responsive Web Design
23 44 (12.68%) AWS
23 44 (12.68%) ES6
24 41 (11.82%) REST
24 41 (11.82%) jQuery
25 40 (11.53%) Web Development
26 37 (10.66%) Unit Testing
27 36 (10.37%) DevOps

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 13 (3.75%) CMS
2 5 (1.44%) WordPress
3 4 (1.15%) Confluence
3 4 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.86%) nginx
5 2 (0.58%) Headless CMS
5 2 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 22 (6.34%) Sketch
2 18 (5.19%) Zeplin
3 7 (2.02%) Photoshop
4 5 (1.44%) InVision
5 1 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.29%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.29%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.29%) Inkscape
5 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.15%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 44 (12.68%) AWS
2 34 (9.80%) npm
3 18 (5.19%) Azure
3 18 (5.19%) SaaS
4 13 (3.75%) Serverless
5 12 (3.46%) GCP
5 12 (3.46%) GitHub
6 5 (1.44%) Amazon Alexa
6 5 (1.44%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.86%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.86%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (0.86%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.58%) Yarn
9 1 (0.29%) Amazon Cognito
9 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.29%) prismic.io
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.75%) Internet
2 4 (1.15%) HTTP
3 3 (0.86%) Skype
4 1 (0.29%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (3.17%) MySQL
2 10 (2.88%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (2.59%) NoSQL
4 8 (2.31%) MariaDB
5 7 (2.02%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.44%) SQL Server
7 3 (0.86%) Couchbase
8 2 (0.58%) Big Data
8 2 (0.58%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.29%) Amazon Aurora
9 1 (0.29%) Redis
Development Applications
1 110 (31.70%) Git (software)
2 62 (17.87%) webpack
3 34 (9.80%) gulp
4 33 (9.51%) Grunt
5 23 (6.63%) Babel
6 17 (4.90%) Bitbucket
7 10 (2.88%) Cypress.io
7 10 (2.88%) Selenium
8 9 (2.59%) CircleCI
9 8 (2.31%) Jasmine
9 8 (2.31%) Mercurial
10 6 (1.73%) Jenkins
11 5 (1.44%) JIRA
12 4 (1.15%) Karma Test Runner
12 4 (1.15%) Protractor
13 3 (0.86%) git-flow
13 3 (0.86%) Visual Studio
14 2 (0.58%) Bower
14 2 (0.58%) Cucumber
14 2 (0.58%) Sinon.JS
General
1 54 (15.56%) Finance
2 29 (8.36%) Marketing
3 16 (4.61%) Retail
4 12 (3.46%) Advertising
4 12 (3.46%) Law
5 11 (3.17%) Games
6 3 (0.86%) Back Office
6 3 (0.86%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.29%) Banking
7 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (62.25%) CSS
2 200 (57.64%) HTML
3 174 (50.14%) React
4 164 (47.26%) AngularJS
5 125 (36.02%) HTML5
6 99 (28.53%) CSS3
7 96 (27.67%) Sass
8 92 (26.51%) Redux
9 83 (23.92%) Node.js
10 57 (16.43%) Vue.js
11 48 (13.83%) LESS
12 41 (11.82%) jQuery
12 41 (11.82%) REST
13 33 (9.51%) React Native
13 33 (9.51%) RESTful
14 27 (7.78%) .NET
15 24 (6.92%) Ember.js
16 23 (6.63%) Angular 2
16 23 (6.63%) Enzyme
17 22 (6.34%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 108 (31.12%) User Experience
2 46 (13.26%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (2.59%) Mobile App
5 6 (1.73%) W3C
6 4 (1.15%) Smartphone
7 3 (0.86%) Derivative
7 3 (0.86%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.58%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.58%) Renewable Energy
9 1 (0.29%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.29%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.29%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.29%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.29%) Robotics
9 1 (0.29%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.61%) Linux
2 9 (2.59%) Android
3 8 (2.31%) Apple iOS
3 8 (2.31%) Unix
4 3 (0.86%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 332 (95.68%) Front End Development
2 161 (46.40%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (19.31%) Mentoring
4 50 (14.41%) TDD
5 44 (12.68%) Responsive Web Design
6 40 (11.53%) Web Development
7 37 (10.66%) Unit Testing
8 36 (10.37%) DevOps
9 34 (9.80%) Scrum
10 30 (8.65%) BDD
11 28 (8.07%) E-Commerce
11 28 (8.07%) Software Engineering
12 27 (7.78%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (7.78%) Open Source
13 26 (7.49%) Test Automation
14 23 (6.63%) Fintech
15 19 (5.48%) OO
15 19 (5.48%) Performance Optimisation
16 17 (4.90%) Microservices
17 16 (4.61%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 298 (85.88%) JavaScript
2 102 (29.39%) TypeScript
3 44 (12.68%) ES6
4 21 (6.05%) Java
5 20 (5.76%) C#
5 20 (5.76%) SQL
6 19 (5.48%) Python
7 15 (4.32%) PHP
8 7 (2.02%) Ruby
9 5 (1.44%) T-SQL
10 4 (1.15%) Kotlin
11 2 (0.58%) ES7
11 2 (0.58%) Scala
12 1 (0.29%) Go
12 1 (0.29%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 11 (3.17%) Degree
2 2 (0.58%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.29%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.32%) QA
2 1 (0.29%) WCAG
System Software
1 27 (7.78%) Docker
2 2 (0.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (2.59%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (2.88%) Google
2 6 (1.73%) Microsoft
3 2 (0.58%) Atlassian
3 2 (0.58%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.29%) Adobe