Period
to 16 April 2021

The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 6 months to 16 April 2021.

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
16 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 64 62 86
Rank change year-on-year -2 +24 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 27 72 40
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 2.29% 4.05% 2.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.56% 4.19% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 25 71 34
10th Percentile £23,800 " £31,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £35,000 £31,563
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00% +14.29%
75th Percentile £51,250 " £51,875
90th Percentile £58,750 " £64,625
UK median annual salary £51,500 £52,500 £47,750
% change year-on-year -1.90% +9.95% +6.11%

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 1,055 1,718 1,704
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.33% 96.63% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 821 1,501 1,446
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £32,875 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.90%
75th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £50,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,750 £60,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Wales over the 6 months to 16 April 2021.

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 16 April 2021. 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 +9 21 £45,000 +12.50% 11
West Wales -12 4 £38,000 -24.00% 1
Mid Wales - 1 £35,000 -
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 16 April 2021, 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 24 (88.89%) JavaScript
1 24 (88.89%) Front End Development
2 16 (59.26%) CSS
3 15 (55.56%) HTML
4 11 (40.74%) React
5 10 (37.04%) TypeScript
6 8 (29.63%) HTML5
6 8 (29.63%) AngularJS
7 7 (25.93%) CSS3
7 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
7 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (25.93%) User Experience
8 6 (22.22%) Python
9 5 (18.52%) Sass
9 5 (18.52%) DevOps
10 4 (14.81%) SDLC
10 4 (14.81%) Next.js
10 4 (14.81%) Redux
10 4 (14.81%) Node.js
10 4 (14.81%) RESTful
10 4 (14.81%) Azure
10 4 (14.81%) C#
10 4 (14.81%) Scrum
11 3 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
11 3 (11.11%) TDD
11 3 (11.11%) PHP
11 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
11 3 (11.11%) Web Development
11 3 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
11 3 (11.11%) Vue.js

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 (7.41%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.70%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Azure
2 2 (7.41%) AWS
2 2 (7.41%) SaaS
3 1 (3.70%) npm
3 1 (3.70%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.70%) GIS
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
2 2 (7.41%) Storybook
3 1 (3.70%) GitLab
3 1 (3.70%) JIRA
3 1 (3.70%) Selenium
3 1 (3.70%) webpack
General
1 3 (11.11%) Public Sector
2 2 (7.41%) Back Office
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (59.26%) CSS
2 15 (55.56%) HTML
3 11 (40.74%) React
4 8 (29.63%) AngularJS
4 8 (29.63%) HTML5
5 7 (25.93%) CSS3
6 5 (18.52%) Sass
7 4 (14.81%) Next.js
7 4 (14.81%) Node.js
7 4 (14.81%) Redux
7 4 (14.81%) RESTful
8 3 (11.11%) Vue.js
9 2 (7.41%) Apollo GraphQL
9 2 (7.41%) Blazor
9 2 (7.41%) GatsbyJS
9 2 (7.41%) GraphQL
9 2 (7.41%) Jest
9 2 (7.41%) jQuery
9 2 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (7.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) User Experience
2 3 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) NHS
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.70%) Robotics
4 1 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (88.89%) Front End Development
2 7 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (18.52%) DevOps
4 4 (14.81%) Scrum
4 4 (14.81%) SDLC
5 3 (11.11%) Artificial Intelligence
5 3 (11.11%) Robotic Process Automation
5 3 (11.11%) TDD
5 3 (11.11%) Web Development
6 2 (7.41%) Benchmarking
6 2 (7.41%) Customer-Centricity
6 2 (7.41%) Fintech
6 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
6 2 (7.41%) Microservices
6 2 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (7.41%) Requirements Gathering
6 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Progressive Web App
7 1 (3.70%) Technology Roadmap
7 1 (3.70%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 24 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 10 (37.04%) TypeScript
3 6 (22.22%) Python
4 4 (14.81%) C#
5 3 (11.11%) PHP
6 2 (7.41%) ES6
6 2 (7.41%) Groovy
6 2 (7.41%) Java
6 2 (7.41%) Perl
7 1 (3.70%) C
7 1 (3.70%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) Blue Prism
3 1 (3.70%) Epiphany