Period
to 14 December 2018

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 14 December 2018.

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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 111 96
Rank change year-on-year +28 -15 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 50 33 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.48% 1.60% 2.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.58% 1.64% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 44 32 62
Wales median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,000 £25,050
90th Percentile £63,375 £46,250 £46,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%

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 1,938 2,007 2,520
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.27% 97.33% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1,602 1,721 2,184
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £24,250 £23,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £55,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +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 14 December 2018.

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 14 December 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
South Wales +17 46 £35,000 - 11
West Wales +10 3 £40,000 +33.33%
North Wales - 1 £45,000 -
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 14 December 2018, 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 48 (96.00%) JavaScript
2 45 (90.00%) HTML
2 45 (90.00%) Front End Development
3 39 (78.00%) CSS
4 23 (46.00%) HTML5
5 21 (42.00%) AngularJS
5 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (40.00%) User Experience
7 19 (38.00%) Web Development
8 16 (32.00%) Git (software)
8 16 (32.00%) CSS3
9 13 (26.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 13 (26.00%) jQuery
10 11 (22.00%) Sass
10 11 (22.00%) Scrum
10 11 (22.00%) CMS
10 11 (22.00%) React
10 11 (22.00%) ES6
11 10 (20.00%) .NET
11 10 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
12 9 (18.00%) Test Automation
12 9 (18.00%) JSON
12 9 (18.00%) PHP
12 9 (18.00%) TypeScript
13 8 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (14.00%) MySQL
14 7 (14.00%) XML
14 7 (14.00%) OO
14 7 (14.00%) Finance
14 7 (14.00%) Migration

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 11 (22.00%) CMS
2 5 (10.00%) WordPress
3 3 (6.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (4.00%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.00%) Apache
5 1 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (6.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.00%) InVision
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.00%) SaaS
3 1 (2.00%) GitHub
3 1 (2.00%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (2.00%) Cosmos DB
2 1 (2.00%) GIS
2 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (32.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.00%) Subversion
3 4 (8.00%) Babel
3 4 (8.00%) webpack
4 3 (6.00%) gulp
4 3 (6.00%) Jasmine
5 2 (4.00%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.00%) PhantomJS
6 1 (2.00%) Selenium
6 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (14.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Banking
3 3 (6.00%) Marketing
4 2 (4.00%) Publishing
5 1 (2.00%) Electronics
5 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.00%) Games
5 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (90.00%) HTML
2 39 (78.00%) CSS
3 23 (46.00%) HTML5
4 21 (42.00%) AngularJS
5 16 (32.00%) CSS3
6 13 (26.00%) jQuery
6 13 (26.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 11 (22.00%) React
7 11 (22.00%) Sass
8 10 (20.00%) .NET
9 9 (18.00%) JSON
10 7 (14.00%) XML
11 6 (12.00%) Node.js
11 6 (12.00%) RESTful
12 5 (10.00%) Mustache
12 5 (10.00%) REST
12 5 (10.00%) Smarty
13 4 (8.00%) Vue.js
13 4 (8.00%) Web Services
14 3 (6.00%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 20 (40.00%) User Experience
2 6 (12.00%) Mobile App
2 6 (12.00%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.00%) Animation
4 1 (2.00%) Digital TV
4 1 (2.00%) Fintech
4 1 (2.00%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.00%) IPTV
4 1 (2.00%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Linux
2 4 (8.00%) Android
2 4 (8.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (6.00%) Unix
4 2 (4.00%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.00%) CentOS
5 1 (2.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (90.00%) Front End Development
2 21 (42.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (38.00%) Web Development
4 11 (22.00%) Scrum
5 10 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (18.00%) Test Automation
7 8 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (14.00%) Migration
8 7 (14.00%) OO
9 6 (12.00%) Mobile First
10 5 (10.00%) High Availability
10 5 (10.00%) Technical Leadership
11 4 (8.00%) TDD
12 3 (6.00%) Android Development
12 3 (6.00%) Configuration Management
12 3 (6.00%) iOS Development
12 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
12 3 (6.00%) Open Source
12 3 (6.00%) SDLC
13 2 (4.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 48 (96.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (22.00%) ES6
3 9 (18.00%) PHP
3 9 (18.00%) TypeScript
4 2 (4.00%) C#
4 2 (4.00%) ES7
4 2 (4.00%) Java
4 2 (4.00%) Python
4 2 (4.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.00%) C
5 1 (2.00%) Perl
5 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Ansible
2 1 (2.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 5 (10.00%) Twitter
2 4 (8.00%) Sitecore
3 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.00%) OutSystems
4 2 (4.00%) Adobe
5 1 (2.00%) ESRI
5 1 (2.00%) Google
5 1 (2.00%) SAP