The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 32 34 41
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 6 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.83% 2.00% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.99% 2.09% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Front-End 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
201 239 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 94.81% 95.60% 94.83%
Number of salaries quoted 115 174 169
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,500 £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 Chester

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

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Front-End Developer
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Front-End Developer Salary Trend in Chester

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) Photoshop
2 6 (85.71%) Adobe
2 6 (85.71%) User Experience
3 5 (71.43%) MS Project
3 5 (71.43%) MS Office
3 5 (71.43%) PHP
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) MySQL
3 5 (71.43%) UNIX
3 5 (71.43%) XHTML
3 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) Change Management
3 5 (71.43%) SEO
3 5 (71.43%) Subversion
3 5 (71.43%) Content Management
3 5 (71.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) JSP
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) CSS3

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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.

Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Photoshop
2 5 (71.43%) MS Project
2 5 (71.43%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) HTML
1 7 (100.00%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) XHTML
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) JSP
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
1 5 (71.43%) Change Management
1 5 (71.43%) SEO
1 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
1 5 (71.43%) Content Management
1 5 (71.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) PHP
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Adobe
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
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