What is a Front-End Developer?

        Front End Developers are responsible for developing the visual elements of web platforms that users see and interact with, ensuring alignment of web design, optimising web pages and other duties. With the need to develop websites that are responsive on multiple and cross-devices and platforms, it’s essential for Front End Developers to be constantly aware of technology advancements, adapting and integrating into their work.

        What Kind of Technical Skills do Front-End Developers Need?

        Front End Developers will need both design and development skills, including proficiency with front end languages like HTMS, CSS and JavaScript as well as frameworks such as React and JQuery and other video or interactive software. They are skilled in coding and SEO principles on top of having strong visual design capabilities including graphic design software like Adobe Suite and Photoshop. Furthermore, skilled Front-End Developers will be involved in analysis and optimising the product and technical performance of features to continually improve customer experience.

        Front End Developer Soft Skills

        Front End Developers need to possess a number of soft skills to enable the strategic, technical and communications required of their role. These skills will include:

        • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
        • Strong project management and time management skills
        • Ability to work in an agile environment
        • Proven problem solving and a strategic mindset
        • Business and commercial acumen
        • Collaboration and business partnering

        Front-End Developer Salaries UK

        Front End Developers can earn different amounts depending on experience, which typically ranges from £40,000 and rising to over £90,000 for lead or team lead roles.

        • Front End React Developer

          • Salary £60-75k + bonus
          • Location London
          • Job typePermanent
          • SectorFrontend Developer
          Frontend React Developer – London A leading Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence company are looking for a Mid-to-Senior Frontend React Developer. They are a research-led firm, and use their advanced AI system to help companie...
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        • Frontend Developer – rapidly scaling Medtech start-up! 

          • Salary £50,000 - £55,000
          • Location London
          • Job typePermanent
          • SectorFrontend Frontend Developer
          One of the fastest growing Medical Device companies in the UK are looking for a Frontend Developer. They are looking to transform the way medical care is given and administered. The company has designed a medical device and associated...
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        • Senior Frontend Developer – EdTech – London

          • Salary Up to £85k plaus excellent benefits
          • Location London
          • Job typePermanent
          • SectorFrontend Developer
          Senior Frontend Developer – EdTech – London  A Senior Frontend Developer is needed for a award winning EdTech company connecting people across the world by making it easier to learn languages! You’d be joining their web team speci...
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        • Senior Frontend Engineer – FinTech

          • Salary Up to £90,000 per annum with equity
          • Location London
          • Job typePermanent
          • SectorFrontend Developer
          Senior Frontend Engineer - FinTech City of London - EC2 £60,000 - £90,000 + equity + flexi working About the company This company is utilising the power of Open Banking to better empower consumers and to provide a more accura...
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