The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 74 88 124
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 46 27 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.58% 1.56% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% 1.65% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 40 20 14
Average salary £32,500 £31,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £22,150
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1703 1637 2223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 95.67% 94.62% 96.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1348 1338 1959
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Front-End Developer
North West

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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
Macclesfield +15 17 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Crewe - 11 £32,500 -
Chester 0 3 £32,500 - 3
Warrington -15 1 £35,000 +6.06%
Northwich - 1 £32,500 -
Front-End Developer
North West

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 75 (100.00%) HTML
2 66 (88.00%) JavaScript
3 64 (85.33%) CSS
4 51 (68.00%) jQuery
5 46 (61.33%) HTML5
6 35 (46.67%) CSS3
7 21 (28.00%) PHP
8 19 (25.33%) WordPress
9 18 (24.00%) Sass
10 16 (21.33%) LESS
10 16 (21.33%) Responsive Web Design
11 15 (20.00%) Software Engineering
12 14 (18.67%) Marketing
12 14 (18.67%) Git (software)
12 14 (18.67%) .NET
13 12 (16.00%) ASP.NET
13 12 (16.00%) Backbone.js
13 12 (16.00%) AngularJS
14 11 (14.67%) Web Design
15 10 (13.33%) Finance
15 10 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 9 (12.00%) MVC
16 9 (12.00%) E-Commerce
16 9 (12.00%) Google Maps API
16 9 (12.00%) Symfony
16 9 (12.00%) TDD
16 9 (12.00%) Google
17 8 (10.67%) Bower
18 7 (9.33%) Web Development
19 6 (8.00%) Ruby

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 19 (25.33%) WordPress
2 3 (4.00%) Node.js
2 3 (4.00%) CMS
2 3 (4.00%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (8.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.33%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (8.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (18.67%) Git (software)
2 8 (10.67%) Bower
3 3 (4.00%) Grunt
4 2 (2.67%) PhoneGap
4 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.33%) Firebug
5 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (18.67%) Marketing
2 10 (13.33%) Finance
3 2 (2.67%) Retail
4 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (100.00%) HTML
2 64 (85.33%) CSS
3 51 (68.00%) jQuery
4 46 (61.33%) HTML5
5 35 (46.67%) CSS3
6 18 (24.00%) Sass
7 16 (21.33%) LESS
8 14 (18.67%) .NET
9 12 (16.00%) ASP.NET
9 12 (16.00%) AngularJS
9 12 (16.00%) Backbone.js
10 10 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (12.00%) Google Maps API
11 9 (12.00%) Symfony
12 5 (6.67%) Ajax
13 4 (5.33%) Ruby on Rails
14 3 (4.00%) XHTML
14 3 (4.00%) Modernizr
14 3 (4.00%) Sinatra
15 2 (2.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.33%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 15 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 11 (14.67%) Web Design
4 9 (12.00%) E-Commerce
4 9 (12.00%) MVC
4 9 (12.00%) TDD
5 7 (9.33%) Web Development
6 5 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.33%) Email Marketing
7 4 (5.33%) OO
8 3 (4.00%) SEO
9 2 (2.67%) Pay per click
9 2 (2.67%) User Stories
9 2 (2.67%) Mobile Application Development
10 1 (1.33%) Web Accessibility
10 1 (1.33%) Progressive Enhancement
10 1 (1.33%) Use Case
10 1 (1.33%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (88.00%) JavaScript
2 21 (28.00%) PHP
3 6 (8.00%) Ruby
4 3 (4.00%) C#
5 2 (2.67%) SQL
6 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (5.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (2.67%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 9 (12.00%) Google
2 3 (4.00%) EPiServer
2 3 (4.00%) Eloqua
2 3 (4.00%) Twitter
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle
3 2 (2.67%) Microsoft
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