The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire 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 98 101 128
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 19 12 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.05% 0.77% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.12% 0.82% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 18 12 18
Average salary £35,000 £30,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.75% +1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £25,850 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £45,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Front-End Developer
North 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 Cheshire 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
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1691 1459 2006
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 93.84% 93.29% 95.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1404 1133 1687
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,000 £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 Cheshire

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

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Front-End Developer
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Front-End Developer Salary Trend in Cheshire

Front-End Developer
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

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

Front-End Developer Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Front-End Developer
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Front-End Developer within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +18 9 £41,250 +3.12% 1
Macclesfield -13 8 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Knutsford - 1 £27,500 -
Front-End Developer
North West

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 43 (97.73%) HTML
1 43 (97.73%) CSS
2 39 (88.64%) jQuery
3 38 (86.36%) JavaScript
4 37 (84.09%) HTML5
4 37 (84.09%) CSS3
5 18 (40.91%) Git (software)
6 17 (38.64%) Photoshop
7 15 (34.09%) Sass
7 15 (34.09%) User Experience
8 14 (31.82%) LESS
8 14 (31.82%) PHP
9 13 (29.55%) Responsive Web Design
10 12 (27.27%) WordPress
10 12 (27.27%) Web Design
11 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (25.00%) Marketing
11 11 (25.00%) AngularJS
11 11 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 10 (22.73%) Modernizr
13 9 (20.45%) Social Media
13 9 (20.45%) Grunt
13 9 (20.45%) CMS
14 8 (18.18%) Umbraco
14 8 (18.18%) EPiServer
14 8 (18.18%) Email Marketing
14 8 (18.18%) .NET
14 8 (18.18%) MVC
14 8 (18.18%) Eloqua
15 7 (15.91%) Web Development

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 12 (27.27%) WordPress
2 9 (20.45%) CMS
3 8 (18.18%) Umbraco
4 6 (13.64%) Node.js
5 4 (9.09%) Flash Media Server
6 1 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 17 (38.64%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.55%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (4.55%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) MySQL
2 4 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.27%) Big Data
3 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (40.91%) Git (software)
2 9 (20.45%) Grunt
3 5 (11.36%) Subversion
4 4 (9.09%) Selenium
4 4 (9.09%) JUnit
4 4 (9.09%) FlexUnit
5 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.55%) Bower
6 1 (2.27%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (97.73%) HTML
1 43 (97.73%) CSS
2 39 (88.64%) jQuery
3 37 (84.09%) HTML5
3 37 (84.09%) CSS3
4 15 (34.09%) Sass
5 14 (31.82%) LESS
6 11 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 11 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 10 (22.73%) Modernizr
8 8 (18.18%) .NET
9 5 (11.36%) WebSockets
9 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET
9 5 (11.36%) Symfony
10 4 (9.09%) Adobe AIR
10 4 (9.09%) Apache Flex
10 4 (9.09%) Flash
10 4 (9.09%) Backbone.js
10 4 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (9.09%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.09%) User Experience
2 9 (20.45%) Social Media
3 3 (6.82%) Life Science
4 2 (4.55%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.27%) iPad
5 1 (2.27%) iPhone
5 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.27%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Apple iOS
2 5 (11.36%) Android
2 5 (11.36%) Windows
2 5 (11.36%) Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Responsive Web Design
2 12 (27.27%) Web Design
3 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (18.18%) Email Marketing
4 8 (18.18%) MVC
5 7 (15.91%) Web Development
5 7 (15.91%) TDD
6 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.09%) Web Application Development
8 3 (6.82%) BDD
8 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.82%) OO
8 3 (6.82%) Usability Testing
8 3 (6.82%) Integration Testing
8 3 (6.82%) Content Management
8 3 (6.82%) Business Development
8 3 (6.82%) Scrum
9 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.55%) Progressive Enhancement
9 2 (4.55%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (86.36%) JavaScript
2 14 (31.82%) PHP
3 4 (9.09%) C#
3 4 (9.09%) C++
4 1 (2.27%) COBOL
4 1 (2.27%) SQL
4 1 (2.27%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (18.18%) EPiServer
1 8 (18.18%) Eloqua
2 5 (11.36%) Zend
3 4 (9.09%) Adobe
4 2 (4.55%) Google
4 2 (4.55%) Twitter
5 1 (2.27%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
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