The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 83 94 108
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 44 28 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.26% 1.64% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.34% 1.71% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 39 28 10
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Front-End Developer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol 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
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1882 1633 1647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 96.56% 95.39% 97.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1560 1352 1458
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Front-End Developer
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Front-End Developer Salary Trend in Bristol

Front-End Developer
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Front-End Developer Salary Histogram in Bristol

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 76 (97.44%) JavaScript
2 74 (94.87%) HTML
3 69 (88.46%) CSS
4 40 (51.28%) HTML5
5 31 (39.74%) CSS3
5 31 (39.74%) AngularJS
6 29 (37.18%) JSON
7 26 (33.33%) .NET
8 25 (32.05%) PHP
8 25 (32.05%) jQuery
8 25 (32.05%) Node.js
9 24 (30.77%) KnockoutJS
10 22 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (26.92%) Sass
12 20 (25.64%) Scrum
12 20 (25.64%) Ajax
13 19 (24.36%) Git (software)
14 18 (23.08%) User Experience
14 18 (23.08%) Subversion
14 18 (23.08%) MVC
15 17 (21.79%) C#
16 16 (20.51%) Backbone.js
17 15 (19.23%) LESS
17 15 (19.23%) Responsive Web Design
17 15 (19.23%) ASP.NET
18 14 (17.95%) CMS
18 14 (17.95%) Drupal
19 13 (16.67%) SQL Server
19 13 (16.67%) Ember.js
20 11 (14.10%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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.

Application Platforms
1 25 (32.05%) Node.js
2 14 (17.95%) CMS
2 14 (17.95%) Drupal
3 11 (14.10%) WordPress
4 8 (10.26%) Umbraco
5 4 (5.13%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (10.26%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.28%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) GitHub
2 2 (2.56%) SaaS
3 1 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.41%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.28%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 19 (24.36%) Git (software)
2 18 (23.08%) Subversion
3 6 (7.69%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.28%) Axure RP
General
1 11 (14.10%) Marketing
2 4 (5.13%) Banking
3 1 (1.28%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (94.87%) HTML
2 69 (88.46%) CSS
3 40 (51.28%) HTML5
4 31 (39.74%) CSS3
4 31 (39.74%) AngularJS
5 29 (37.18%) JSON
6 26 (33.33%) .NET
7 25 (32.05%) jQuery
8 24 (30.77%) KnockoutJS
9 21 (26.92%) Sass
10 20 (25.64%) Ajax
11 16 (20.51%) Backbone.js
12 15 (19.23%) LESS
12 15 (19.23%) ASP.NET
13 13 (16.67%) Ember.js
14 11 (14.10%) Web Services
15 10 (12.82%) XML
16 7 (8.97%) RESTful
17 6 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 5 (6.41%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (23.08%) User Experience
2 8 (10.26%) Mobile App
3 7 (8.97%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.85%) RIA
6 1 (1.28%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.41%) Linux
2 2 (2.56%) Mac OS X
2 2 (2.56%) UNIX
2 2 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (25.64%) Scrum
3 18 (23.08%) MVC
4 15 (19.23%) Responsive Web Design
5 11 (14.10%) Content Management
6 9 (11.54%) MVVM
7 7 (8.97%) Software Engineering
7 7 (8.97%) Web Design
8 6 (7.69%) Mobile Marketing
9 5 (6.41%) SEO
9 5 (6.41%) Web Development
10 4 (5.13%) Kanban
10 4 (5.13%) Digital Marketing
11 3 (3.85%) OO
12 2 (2.56%) Mobile Application Development
12 2 (2.56%) Project Management
13 1 (1.28%) PRINCE2
13 1 (1.28%) E-Commerce
13 1 (1.28%) Performance Management
13 1 (1.28%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 76 (97.44%) JavaScript
2 25 (32.05%) PHP
3 17 (21.79%) C#
4 11 (14.10%) Java
5 5 (6.41%) Ruby
6 4 (5.13%) C++
7 3 (3.85%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (5.13%) Sencha
2 2 (2.56%) EPiServer
2 2 (2.56%) Apple
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