The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge 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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 89 86 88
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 24 28 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.34% 1.86% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 1.94% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 24 26 38
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Front-End Developer
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge 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
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1708 1442 2064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 95.21% 95.88% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1294 1221 1804
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Front-End Developer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Front-End Developer Salary Trend in Cambridge

Front-End Developer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Front-End Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 33 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 31 (93.94%) HTML
2 31 (93.94%) CSS
3 22 (66.67%) HTML5
4 21 (63.64%) CSS3
5 16 (48.48%) jQuery
6 14 (42.42%) Git (software)
7 13 (39.39%) Linux
8 12 (36.36%) .NET
8 12 (36.36%) HTTP
9 10 (30.30%) Python
9 10 (30.30%) C#
9 10 (30.30%) Dojo
9 10 (30.30%) Automated Testing
10 9 (27.27%) AngularJS
11 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
11 8 (24.24%) Open Source
11 8 (24.24%) MongoDB
11 8 (24.24%) NoSQL
12 7 (21.21%) SNMP
12 7 (21.21%) Wireless
13 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
14 5 (15.15%) Web Accessibility
14 5 (15.15%) MVC
14 5 (15.15%) SQL
14 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
14 5 (15.15%) Sass
15 4 (12.12%) SOA
15 4 (12.12%) C
15 4 (12.12%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 4 (12.12%) CMS
1 4 (12.12%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.03%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) HTTP
2 8 (24.24%) TCP/IP
3 7 (21.21%) Wireless
3 7 (21.21%) SNMP
4 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) MongoDB
1 8 (24.24%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.03%) Redis
2 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (42.42%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.09%) Grunt
2 3 (9.09%) Bower
3 1 (3.03%) Jasmine
General
1 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
1 4 (12.12%) Retail
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Automotive
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (93.94%) HTML
1 31 (93.94%) CSS
2 22 (66.67%) HTML5
3 21 (63.64%) CSS3
4 16 (48.48%) jQuery
5 12 (36.36%) .NET
6 10 (30.30%) Dojo
7 9 (27.27%) AngularJS
8 5 (15.15%) Sass
9 4 (12.12%) Razor View Engine
9 4 (12.12%) Backbone.js
9 4 (12.12%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (12.12%) Ajax
10 3 (9.09%) XHTML
11 2 (6.06%) JSON
11 2 (6.06%) Ember.js
11 2 (6.06%) REST
12 1 (3.03%) OOCSS
12 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (3.03%) FusionCharts
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Open Source
2 3 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Automated Testing
2 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 5 (15.15%) E-Commerce
3 5 (15.15%) MVC
3 5 (15.15%) Web Accessibility
4 4 (12.12%) Network Management
4 4 (12.12%) Unit Testing
4 4 (12.12%) SOA
5 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.06%) Web Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Kanban
5 2 (6.06%) Web Application Development
6 1 (3.03%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (3.03%) OO
6 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.03%) TDD
6 1 (3.03%) Web Development
6 1 (3.03%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (30.30%) C#
2 10 (30.30%) Python
3 5 (15.15%) SQL
4 4 (12.12%) C
5 1 (3.03%) Embedded C
5 1 (3.03%) C++
5 1 (3.03%) Java
5 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
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