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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 90 95 91
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 30 30 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.77% 1.67% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 1.72% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 29 22 36
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +1.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,600 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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
1597 1740 1769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.22% 96.83% 95.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1222 1270 1393
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £51,700 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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
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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 +8 8 £32,500 +20.37% 2
Knutsford - 4 £35,000 -
Warrington +15 3 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Crewe -10 3 £32,500 +11.11% 2
Northwich - 3 £40,000 -
Wilmslow - 2 £32,500 -
Chester 0 1 £45,000 +38.46%
Front-End Developer
North West

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 49 (100.00%) HTML
2 48 (97.96%) CSS
3 45 (91.84%) JavaScript
4 43 (87.76%) jQuery
5 37 (75.51%) HTML5
6 32 (65.31%) CSS3
7 19 (38.78%) Responsive Web Design
8 16 (32.65%) User Experience
8 16 (32.65%) Web Development
9 15 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (30.61%) Sass
10 14 (28.57%) Web Design
10 14 (28.57%) Photoshop
11 12 (24.49%) PHP
12 11 (22.45%) LESS
13 10 (20.41%) Modernizr
14 9 (18.37%) Grunt
15 8 (16.33%) E-Commerce
15 8 (16.33%) AngularJS
15 8 (16.33%) WordPress
15 8 (16.33%) Git (software)
16 7 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 6 (12.24%) Windows
17 6 (12.24%) Marketing
18 5 (10.20%) Email Marketing
18 5 (10.20%) Finance
18 5 (10.20%) CMS
18 5 (10.20%) TDD
18 5 (10.20%) Retail
18 5 (10.20%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 8 (16.33%) WordPress
2 5 (10.20%) CMS
2 5 (10.20%) Umbraco
3 3 (6.12%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.04%) Flash Media Server
4 1 (2.04%) Node.js
Applications
1 14 (28.57%) Photoshop
2 2 (4.08%) Fireworks
2 2 (4.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.04%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) Silverpop
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) MySQL
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Grunt
2 8 (16.33%) Git (software)
3 5 (10.20%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.08%) Subversion
5 1 (2.04%) Selenium
5 1 (2.04%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (2.04%) JUnit
5 1 (2.04%) FlexUnit
General
1 6 (12.24%) Marketing
2 5 (10.20%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (100.00%) HTML
2 48 (97.96%) CSS
3 43 (87.76%) jQuery
4 37 (75.51%) HTML5
5 32 (65.31%) CSS3
6 15 (30.61%) Sass
7 11 (22.45%) LESS
8 10 (20.41%) Modernizr
9 8 (16.33%) AngularJS
10 7 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (10.20%) Ajax
11 5 (10.20%) XHTML
11 5 (10.20%) .NET
12 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET
12 3 (6.12%) XML
12 3 (6.12%) Backbone.js
12 3 (6.12%) KnockoutJS
13 2 (4.08%) Ember.js
13 2 (4.08%) JSON
13 2 (4.08%) Adobe AIR
Miscellaneous
1 16 (32.65%) User Experience
2 5 (10.20%) Social Media
3 3 (6.12%) Open Source
4 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) Android
2 3 (6.12%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.04%) Linux
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) Responsive Web Design
2 16 (32.65%) Web Development
3 15 (30.61%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (28.57%) Web Design
5 8 (16.33%) E-Commerce
6 5 (10.20%) Email Marketing
6 5 (10.20%) TDD
7 4 (8.16%) Product Management
7 4 (8.16%) Web Accessibility
7 4 (8.16%) Scrum
8 3 (6.12%) Pair Programming
8 3 (6.12%) Usability Testing
8 3 (6.12%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.12%) Refactoring
8 3 (6.12%) Test Automation
8 3 (6.12%) BDD
8 3 (6.12%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (4.08%) Graceful Degradation
9 2 (4.08%) Android Development
9 2 (4.08%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (91.84%) JavaScript
2 12 (24.49%) PHP
3 3 (6.12%) Java
3 3 (6.12%) C#
4 1 (2.04%) C++
4 1 (2.04%) SQL
4 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Plesk
Vendors
1 5 (10.20%) Eloqua
1 5 (10.20%) EPiServer
2 4 (8.16%) Apple
3 3 (6.12%) Adobe
4 1 (2.04%) Zend
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.04%) Sencha
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