The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh 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 72 99 89
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 32 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.21% 0.77% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.35% 0.81% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 23 7 5
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £40,500 £66,400
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Front-End Developer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh 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
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1360 1484 1130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.05% 95.50% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 887 960 687
Average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Front-End Developer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Front-End Developer Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Front-End Developer
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Front-End Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 50 (96.15%) HTML
1 50 (96.15%) CSS
2 47 (90.38%) JavaScript
3 23 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (44.23%) jQuery
4 20 (38.46%) HTML5
4 20 (38.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 17 (32.69%) Finance
6 16 (30.77%) AngularJS
7 15 (28.85%) Git (software)
8 14 (26.92%) CMS
9 13 (25.00%) Backbone.js
10 12 (23.08%) CSS3
11 11 (21.15%) MVC
12 10 (19.23%) JSP
12 10 (19.23%) Scrum
13 9 (17.31%) Subversion
13 9 (17.31%) LESS
13 9 (17.31%) Underscore.js
13 9 (17.31%) Node.js
14 8 (15.38%) React
14 8 (15.38%) Degree
14 8 (15.38%) DOM
15 7 (13.46%) User Experience
15 7 (13.46%) Sass
15 7 (13.46%) Marionette.js
15 7 (13.46%) Responsive Web Design
16 6 (11.54%) Adobe
16 6 (11.54%) PHP
16 6 (11.54%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 14 (26.92%) CMS
2 9 (17.31%) Node.js
3 4 (7.69%) WordPress
4 2 (3.85%) SilverStripe
4 2 (3.85%) Drupal
5 1 (1.92%) IIS
5 1 (1.92%) Apache
5 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Photoshop
1 2 (3.85%) GIMP
2 1 (1.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) MySQL
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (1.92%) Pentaho
1 1 (1.92%) Big Data
1 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (28.85%) Git (software)
2 9 (17.31%) Subversion
3 3 (5.77%) JIRA
4 2 (3.85%) Mercurial
4 2 (3.85%) QUnit
4 2 (3.85%) Jasmine
4 2 (3.85%) Grunt
4 2 (3.85%) PhantomJS
5 1 (1.92%) Selenium
General
1 17 (32.69%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Marketing
3 5 (9.62%) Banking
4 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.85%) Games
6 1 (1.92%) Retail
6 1 (1.92%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (96.15%) HTML
1 50 (96.15%) CSS
2 23 (44.23%) jQuery
3 20 (38.46%) HTML5
3 20 (38.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 16 (30.77%) AngularJS
5 13 (25.00%) Backbone.js
6 12 (23.08%) CSS3
7 10 (19.23%) JSP
8 9 (17.31%) LESS
8 9 (17.31%) Underscore.js
9 8 (15.38%) React
9 8 (15.38%) DOM
10 7 (13.46%) Marionette.js
10 7 (13.46%) Sass
11 6 (11.54%) .NET
12 5 (9.62%) RESTful
13 4 (7.69%) XML
13 4 (7.69%) XHTML
13 4 (7.69%) RSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) User Experience
2 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.92%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.85%) UNIX
2 1 (1.92%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Android
2 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (44.23%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (21.15%) MVC
3 10 (19.23%) Scrum
4 7 (13.46%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (11.54%) Unit Testing
6 5 (9.62%) Web Development
6 5 (9.62%) TDD
7 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.77%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.85%) Open Source
8 2 (3.85%) Time Management
8 2 (3.85%) OpenUP
8 2 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.85%) Content Management
9 1 (1.92%) Automated Testing
9 1 (1.92%) Software Engineering
9 1 (1.92%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (1.92%) Wealth Management
9 1 (1.92%) Digital Marketing
9 1 (1.92%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 47 (90.38%) JavaScript
2 6 (11.54%) PHP
3 2 (3.85%) Java
3 2 (3.85%) ActionScript
4 1 (1.92%) Python
4 1 (1.92%) C#
4 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Puppet
1 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Adobe
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.92%) ION Trading
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