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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 82 94 120
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 45 22 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.36% 1.35% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.50% 1.44% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 40 21 16
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,000 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £40,000 £34,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
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
1799 1527 2122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.19% 93.85% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1436 1233 1822
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,500 £55,000
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 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 27 August 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 27 August 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
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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 +19 23 £32,500 -18.75% 3
Crewe - 10 £32,500 -
Warrington -21 2 £40,000 +21.21%
Chester - 1 £42,500 - 2
Front-End Developer
North West

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 76 (100.00%) HTML
2 67 (88.16%) JavaScript
3 65 (85.53%) CSS
4 52 (68.42%) jQuery
5 50 (65.79%) HTML5
6 39 (51.32%) CSS3
7 22 (28.95%) WordPress
7 22 (28.95%) Sass
8 21 (27.63%) Git (software)
9 20 (26.32%) LESS
10 19 (25.00%) PHP
11 17 (22.37%) Marketing
11 17 (22.37%) Responsive Web Design
12 15 (19.74%) Software Engineering
12 15 (19.74%) .NET
13 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET
13 13 (17.11%) Backbone.js
13 13 (17.11%) AngularJS
13 13 (17.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 12 (15.79%) TDD
14 12 (15.79%) Web Design
14 12 (15.79%) Symfony
15 11 (14.47%) Google Maps API
15 11 (14.47%) Finance
15 11 (14.47%) Google
16 10 (13.16%) MVC
16 10 (13.16%) Photoshop
16 10 (13.16%) Bower
17 9 (11.84%) E-Commerce
18 7 (9.21%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 22 (28.95%) WordPress
2 6 (7.89%) CMS
2 6 (7.89%) Umbraco
3 3 (3.95%) Node.js
4 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.32%) Flash Media Server
Applications
1 10 (13.16%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.32%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 6 (7.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (27.63%) Git (software)
2 10 (13.16%) Bower
3 6 (7.89%) Grunt
4 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.32%) Subversion
5 1 (1.32%) Selenium
5 1 (1.32%) Firebug
5 1 (1.32%) JUnit
5 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.32%) FlexUnit
General
1 17 (22.37%) Marketing
2 11 (14.47%) Finance
3 2 (2.63%) Retail
4 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (100.00%) HTML
2 65 (85.53%) CSS
3 52 (68.42%) jQuery
4 50 (65.79%) HTML5
5 39 (51.32%) CSS3
6 22 (28.95%) Sass
7 20 (26.32%) LESS
8 15 (19.74%) .NET
9 13 (17.11%) ASP.NET
9 13 (17.11%) AngularJS
9 13 (17.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 13 (17.11%) Backbone.js
10 12 (15.79%) Symfony
11 11 (14.47%) Google Maps API
12 6 (7.89%) Ajax
12 6 (7.89%) Modernizr
13 3 (3.95%) XHTML
13 3 (3.95%) Ruby on Rails
14 2 (2.63%) .NET Framework
14 2 (2.63%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.32%) W3C
2 1 (1.32%) Graphic Design
2 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.32%) iPhone
2 1 (1.32%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.63%) Linux
1 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.32%) Windows
2 1 (1.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.37%) Responsive Web Design
2 15 (19.74%) Software Engineering
3 12 (15.79%) Web Design
3 12 (15.79%) TDD
4 10 (13.16%) MVC
5 9 (11.84%) E-Commerce
6 7 (9.21%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (9.21%) Email Marketing
7 6 (7.89%) Web Development
8 4 (5.26%) SEO
9 3 (3.95%) OO
10 2 (2.63%) Pay per click
10 2 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (2.63%) User Stories
10 2 (2.63%) Mobile Application Development
11 1 (1.32%) iOS Development
11 1 (1.32%) Integration Testing
11 1 (1.32%) Web Application Development
11 1 (1.32%) Web Accessibility
11 1 (1.32%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 67 (88.16%) JavaScript
2 19 (25.00%) PHP
3 5 (6.58%) Ruby
4 3 (3.95%) C#
4 3 (3.95%) SQL
5 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.32%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.32%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (6.58%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 11 (14.47%) Google
2 6 (7.89%) EPiServer
2 6 (7.89%) Eloqua
2 6 (7.89%) Twitter
3 2 (2.63%) Oracle
3 2 (2.63%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.32%) Adobe
4 1 (1.32%) Zend
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