The table below looks at the statistics for the Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) role in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 23 24 45
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 6 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 5.66% 4.71% 0.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.71% 5.08% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 1
Average salary £27,000 £41,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.54% +3.12%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester 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
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
105 177 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 99.06% 92.67% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 93 151 137
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the Chester region.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Salary Trend in Chester

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Chester region that cited Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) in their job title.

1 15 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 15 (100.00%) HTML
2 14 (93.33%) Front End Development
3 13 (86.67%) CSS
4 9 (60.00%) Adobe
5 8 (53.33%) HTML5
6 7 (46.67%) CSS3
6 7 (46.67%) jQuery
6 7 (46.67%) Java
6 7 (46.67%) PHP
7 6 (40.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
7 6 (40.00%) Twitter
7 6 (40.00%) Drupal
8 5 (33.33%) User Experience
8 5 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (33.33%) Zurb Foundation
8 5 (33.33%) Marketing
8 5 (33.33%) Degree
8 5 (33.33%) WAI
8 5 (33.33%) Web Accessibility
8 5 (33.33%) ECDL
8 5 (33.33%) Web Design
9 4 (26.67%) Ajax
9 4 (26.67%) JSP
9 4 (26.67%) JSON
9 4 (26.67%) JSTL
10 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (13.33%) TDD

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Chester region that cited Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (40.00%) Drupal
2 2 (13.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) HTML
2 13 (86.67%) CSS
3 8 (53.33%) HTML5
4 7 (46.67%) CSS3
4 7 (46.67%) jQuery
5 6 (40.00%) AngularJS
6 5 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (33.33%) Zurb Foundation
7 4 (26.67%) Ajax
7 4 (26.67%) JSON
7 4 (26.67%) JSP
7 4 (26.67%) JSTL
8 2 (13.33%) Gherkin
9 1 (6.67%) J2EE
9 1 (6.67%) RESTful
9 1 (6.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Front End Development
2 6 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (33.33%) Web Accessibility
3 5 (33.33%) Web Design
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) BDD
5 2 (13.33%) OO
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Optimisation
5 2 (13.33%) Refactoring
5 2 (13.33%) SOLID
5 2 (13.33%) TDD
6 1 (6.67%) Change Management
6 1 (6.67%) Dashboard Development
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.67%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.67%) SEO
6 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (46.67%) Java
2 7 (46.67%) PHP
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
1 5 (33.33%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) WAI
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Adobe
2 6 (40.00%) Twitter
3 1 (6.67%) Facebook
3 1 (6.67%) Google
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
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