The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Front-End Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 55 53 43
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 4 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.19% 1.79% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 1.79% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 1
Average salary £43,750 £25,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Front-End Developer
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
320 391 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 95.24% 99.74% 97.48%
Number of salaries quoted 296 321 213
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Front-End Developer in the job title across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Front-End Developer
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Bedford region.

Front-End Developer Salary Trend in Bedford

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Front-End Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Front-End Developer in their job title.

1 15 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 15 (100.00%) CSS
1 15 (100.00%) Ajax
1 15 (100.00%) HTML
2 13 (86.67%) jQuery
2 13 (86.67%) HTML5
2 13 (86.67%) User Experience
3 11 (73.33%) KnockoutJS
3 11 (73.33%) AngularJS
3 11 (73.33%) Product Management
4 9 (60.00%) Fireworks
4 9 (60.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (60.00%) Photoshop
4 9 (60.00%) .NET
5 8 (53.33%) CSS3
6 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
6 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
7 6 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
8 5 (33.33%) WPF
9 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (26.67%) Backbone.js
9 4 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (26.67%) MVC
10 3 (20.00%) User Stories
10 3 (20.00%) XAML
10 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (13.33%) Windows
11 2 (13.33%) SEO
11 2 (13.33%) Subversion

Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region that cited Front-End Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Front-End Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Photoshop
1 9 (60.00%) Fireworks
1 9 (60.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Subversion
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) CSS
1 15 (100.00%) Ajax
1 15 (100.00%) HTML
2 13 (86.67%) jQuery
2 13 (86.67%) HTML5
3 11 (73.33%) KnockoutJS
3 11 (73.33%) AngularJS
4 9 (60.00%) .NET
5 8 (53.33%) CSS3
6 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
7 5 (33.33%) WPF
8 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (26.67%) Backbone.js
8 4 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (13.33%) OOCSS
9 2 (13.33%) Silverlight
10 1 (6.67%) Sass
10 1 (6.67%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (86.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Product Management
2 6 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (26.67%) MVC
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) User Stories
5 2 (13.33%) SEO
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) UX Design
6 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) XAML
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft