Period
to 18 April 2019

The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 18 April 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 78 113 101
Rank change year-on-year +35 -12 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 41 28 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.31% 1.44% 1.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.41% 1.50% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 34 21 42
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +6.06% +9.09%
10th Percentile £31,000 £23,750 £23,925
90th Percentile £64,625 £46,250 £44,975
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales. 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
Wales
Permanent vacancies in Wales with a recognized job title 1,701 1,867 2,151
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.94% 96.34% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,439 1,557 1,824
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,725
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.06% +3.35%
10th Percentile £26,150 £23,750 £23,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £56,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings that featured Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Wales

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Wales.

Salary trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Wales

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Wales over the 6 months to 18 April 2019.

Salary histogram for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Wales

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) within the Wales region over the 6 months to 18 April 2019. 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
South Wales +21 39 £40,000 +14.29% 13
West Wales +2 2 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
UK

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 18 April 2019, Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 across the Wales region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 38 (92.68%) JavaScript
1 38 (92.68%) Front End Development
2 29 (70.73%) HTML
3 28 (68.29%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (63.41%) AngularJS
5 24 (58.54%) CSS
6 19 (46.34%) User Experience
7 14 (34.15%) Sass
8 13 (31.71%) HTML5
8 13 (31.71%) React
9 11 (26.83%) TypeScript
9 11 (26.83%) Git (software)
10 10 (24.39%) Test Automation
10 10 (24.39%) RESTful
10 10 (24.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (21.95%) Scrum
11 9 (21.95%) Web Development
12 8 (19.51%) CSS3
13 7 (17.07%) Node.js
13 7 (17.07%) LESS
13 7 (17.07%) Mentoring
14 6 (14.63%) ES6
14 6 (14.63%) QA
14 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (14.63%) Ext JS
14 6 (14.63%) Finance
15 5 (12.20%) jQuery
15 5 (12.20%) Vue.js
15 5 (12.20%) Sprint Planning
16 4 (9.76%) Technical Leadership

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 2 (4.88%) CMS
1 2 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.44%) Apache
2 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) InVision
1 1 (2.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (4.88%) Cosmos DB
1 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (26.83%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.88%) Jasmine
2 2 (4.88%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.44%) Babel
3 1 (2.44%) git-flow
3 1 (2.44%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (2.44%) Protractor
3 1 (2.44%) webpack
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Banking
2 4 (9.76%) Marketing
3 2 (4.88%) Games
3 2 (4.88%) Publishing
4 1 (2.44%) Electronics
4 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (70.73%) HTML
2 26 (63.41%) AngularJS
3 24 (58.54%) CSS
4 14 (34.15%) Sass
5 13 (31.71%) HTML5
5 13 (31.71%) React
6 10 (24.39%) RESTful
6 10 (24.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 8 (19.51%) CSS3
8 7 (17.07%) LESS
8 7 (17.07%) Node.js
9 6 (14.63%) Ext JS
10 5 (12.20%) jQuery
10 5 (12.20%) Vue.js
11 4 (9.76%) .NET
12 3 (7.32%) React Native
12 3 (7.32%) RequireJS
12 3 (7.32%) RxJS
12 3 (7.32%) Web Services
13 2 (4.88%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 19 (46.34%) User Experience
2 4 (9.76%) Fintech
3 2 (4.88%) Animation
3 2 (4.88%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.44%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.44%) Digital TV
4 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.44%) IPTV
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.44%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Android
1 4 (9.76%) Apple iOS
1 4 (9.76%) Linux
2 3 (7.32%) Unix
3 2 (4.88%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (92.68%) Front End Development
2 28 (68.29%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (24.39%) Test Automation
4 9 (21.95%) Scrum
4 9 (21.95%) Web Development
5 7 (17.07%) Mentoring
6 6 (14.63%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (12.20%) Sprint Planning
8 4 (9.76%) BDD
8 4 (9.76%) Open Source
8 4 (9.76%) SDLC
8 4 (9.76%) TDD
8 4 (9.76%) Technical Leadership
8 4 (9.76%) Web Application Development
9 3 (7.32%) Android Development
9 3 (7.32%) Compatibility Testing
9 3 (7.32%) Deployment Automation
9 3 (7.32%) iOS Development
9 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
9 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (92.68%) JavaScript
2 11 (26.83%) TypeScript
3 6 (14.63%) ES6
4 4 (9.76%) PHP
5 3 (7.32%) Java
6 2 (4.88%) ES7
6 2 (4.88%) SQL
7 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.44%) C#
7 1 (2.44%) Perl
7 1 (2.44%) Python
7 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Ansible
1 2 (4.88%) Kibana
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Twitter
2 1 (2.44%) SAP