Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 92 111
Rank change year-on-year -10 +19 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 36 64 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.73% 2.42% 1.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 2.50% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 35 62 40
Wales median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +8.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £22,700 £23,650 £22,500
90th Percentile £45,250 £46,250 £42,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +9.09%

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 2027 2555 2678
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.41% 96.63% 98.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1757 2209 2258
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,184
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +6.58% +0.53%
10th Percentile £23,000 £22,352 £22,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £52,500
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 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
South Wales +8 28 £35,000 +7.69%
West Wales -15 8 £30,500 +1.67%
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 23 November 2017, Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 across the Wales region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 35 (97.22%) JavaScript
1 35 (97.22%) CSS
2 34 (94.44%) HTML
2 34 (94.44%) Front End Development
3 21 (58.33%) jQuery
4 20 (55.56%) AngularJS
5 17 (47.22%) Sass
5 17 (47.22%) LESS
5 17 (47.22%) HTML5
5 17 (47.22%) CSS3
5 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (41.67%) .NET
7 14 (38.89%) Web Development
8 10 (27.78%) Scrum
8 10 (27.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 10 (27.78%) React
9 7 (19.44%) webpack
9 7 (19.44%) User Experience
9 7 (19.44%) Visual Studio
10 6 (16.67%) CMS
10 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (16.67%) Grunt
10 6 (16.67%) TypeScript
10 6 (16.67%) Node.js
11 5 (13.89%) REST
11 5 (13.89%) KnockoutJS
11 5 (13.89%) SDLC
11 5 (13.89%) gulp
12 4 (11.11%) WordPress
12 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET

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 6 (16.67%) CMS
2 4 (11.11%) WordPress
3 1 (2.78%) Drupal
Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.78%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) MySQL
2 2 (5.56%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Visual Studio
1 7 (19.44%) webpack
2 6 (16.67%) Grunt
3 5 (13.89%) gulp
4 3 (8.33%) PostCSS
5 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.56%) GitLab
5 2 (5.56%) Subversion
6 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Marketing
2 2 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (97.22%) CSS
2 34 (94.44%) HTML
3 21 (58.33%) jQuery
4 20 (55.56%) AngularJS
5 17 (47.22%) CSS3
5 17 (47.22%) HTML5
5 17 (47.22%) LESS
5 17 (47.22%) Sass
6 15 (41.67%) .NET
7 10 (27.78%) React
7 10 (27.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (16.67%) Node.js
9 5 (13.89%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (13.89%) REST
10 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET
10 4 (11.11%) Backbone.js
10 4 (11.11%) OOCSS
10 4 (11.11%) RxJS
10 4 (11.11%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) User Experience
2 4 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (8.33%) Oculus Rift
3 3 (8.33%) Raspberry Pi
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Animation
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.78%) Social Media
4 1 (2.78%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (94.44%) Front End Development
2 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (38.89%) Web Development
4 10 (27.78%) Scrum
5 5 (13.89%) SDLC
6 4 (11.11%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
6 4 (11.11%) Open Source
6 4 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (8.33%) Content Management
7 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.33%) Kanban
7 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.56%) BDD
8 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.56%) MVC
8 2 (5.56%) SEO
8 2 (5.56%) TDD
8 2 (5.56%) Web Application Development
8 2 (5.56%) Web Design
8 2 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 35 (97.22%) JavaScript
2 6 (16.67%) TypeScript
3 4 (11.11%) C#
3 4 (11.11%) ES6
3 4 (11.11%) PHP
4 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Twitter
3 2 (5.56%) Sitecore