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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 97 92 103
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 19 23 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.03% 1.44% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.55% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 19 23 24
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +30.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £44,500 £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
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
1733 1485 1841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 94.13% 93.28% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1351 1298 1611
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

Front-End Developer Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 37 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 36 (97.30%) HTML
2 36 (97.30%) CSS
3 27 (72.97%) HTML5
4 24 (64.86%) jQuery
5 23 (62.16%) CSS3
6 18 (48.65%) .NET
7 11 (29.73%) Git (software)
7 11 (29.73%) Linux
8 10 (27.03%) HTTP
8 10 (27.03%) Umbraco
9 9 (24.32%) CMS
9 9 (24.32%) Retail
10 8 (21.62%) Automated Testing
10 8 (21.62%) Automotive
10 8 (21.62%) Dojo
10 8 (21.62%) C#
10 8 (21.62%) Python
10 8 (21.62%) XHTML
11 7 (18.92%) Wireless
12 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
12 6 (16.22%) Open Source
12 6 (16.22%) Ajax
12 6 (16.22%) NoSQL
12 6 (16.22%) Backbone.js
13 5 (13.51%) MongoDB
13 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
13 5 (13.51%) SNMP
13 5 (13.51%) MVC
13 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 10 (27.03%) Umbraco
2 9 (24.32%) CMS
3 3 (8.11%) Node.js
4 2 (5.41%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) HTTP
2 7 (18.92%) Wireless
3 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
4 5 (13.51%) SNMP
5 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) NoSQL
2 5 (13.51%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 9 (24.32%) Retail
2 8 (21.62%) Automotive
3 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
4 3 (8.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (97.30%) HTML
1 36 (97.30%) CSS
2 27 (72.97%) HTML5
3 24 (64.86%) jQuery
4 23 (62.16%) CSS3
5 18 (48.65%) .NET
6 8 (21.62%) Dojo
6 8 (21.62%) XHTML
7 6 (16.22%) Ajax
7 6 (16.22%) Backbone.js
8 4 (10.81%) Google Maps API
8 4 (10.81%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (10.81%) Sass
8 4 (10.81%) AngularJS
8 4 (10.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (5.41%) XML
9 2 (5.41%) JSON
9 2 (5.41%) Razor View Engine
9 2 (5.41%) Underscore.js
10 1 (2.70%) OOCSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Open Source
2 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Automated Testing
2 5 (13.51%) Software Engineering
2 5 (13.51%) MVC
2 5 (13.51%) E-Commerce
3 4 (10.81%) SOA
3 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
3 4 (10.81%) Network Management
4 3 (8.11%) Web Accessibility
4 3 (8.11%) OO
5 2 (5.41%) ERP
5 2 (5.41%) Web Testing
5 2 (5.41%) Resource Management
5 2 (5.41%) Scrum
5 2 (5.41%) BDD
5 2 (5.41%) Web Application Development
6 1 (2.70%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (2.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (21.62%) C#
2 8 (21.62%) Python
3 4 (10.81%) SQL
4 3 (8.11%) Java
5 2 (5.41%) C
6 1 (2.70%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Google
2 2 (5.41%) SAP
2 2 (5.41%) JD Edwards
2 2 (5.41%) Adobe
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