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 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 80 101 88
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 19 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.41% 0.73% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.48% 0.76% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 3
Average salary £41,250 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £31,350 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £47,750 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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
1287 1569 1070
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.26% 95.21% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 785 1001 625
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 1 May 2015.

Front-End Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 35 (97.22%) JavaScript
2 34 (94.44%) HTML
2 34 (94.44%) CSS
3 22 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (47.22%) jQuery
5 15 (41.67%) AngularJS
6 14 (38.89%) Backbone.js
6 14 (38.89%) Scrum
7 13 (36.11%) Finance
7 13 (36.11%) Node.js
8 12 (33.33%) Sass
8 12 (33.33%) Git (software)
9 11 (30.56%) Unit Testing
9 11 (30.56%) HTML5
10 9 (25.00%) Mentoring
10 9 (25.00%) Marketing
11 8 (22.22%) Photoshop
11 8 (22.22%) Games
12 7 (19.44%) CMS
12 7 (19.44%) MVC
12 7 (19.44%) ActionScript
12 7 (19.44%) Zepto.js
12 7 (19.44%) OpenUP
12 7 (19.44%) Mercurial
12 7 (19.44%) GIMP
12 7 (19.44%) Responsive Web Design
12 7 (19.44%) QUnit
12 7 (19.44%) Jasmine
12 7 (19.44%) Ember.js
12 7 (19.44%) Grunt

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 13 (36.11%) Node.js
2 7 (19.44%) CMS
3 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.78%) Apache
4 1 (2.78%) IIS
4 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Photoshop
2 7 (19.44%) GIMP
3 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.78%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (2.78%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.78%) InDesign
3 1 (2.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (19.44%) Mercurial
2 7 (19.44%) QUnit
2 7 (19.44%) Jasmine
2 7 (19.44%) Grunt
2 7 (19.44%) PhantomJS
3 4 (11.11%) Subversion
4 1 (2.78%) Selenium
General
1 13 (36.11%) Finance
2 9 (25.00%) Marketing
3 8 (22.22%) Games
4 5 (13.89%) Banking
5 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (5.56%) Retail
6 2 (5.56%) Retail Banking
7 1 (2.78%) Front Office
7 1 (2.78%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (94.44%) HTML
1 34 (94.44%) CSS
2 17 (47.22%) jQuery
3 15 (41.67%) AngularJS
4 14 (38.89%) Backbone.js
5 12 (33.33%) Sass
6 11 (30.56%) HTML5
7 7 (19.44%) Zepto.js
7 7 (19.44%) Ember.js
8 6 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (16.67%) Underscore.js
8 6 (16.67%) Marionette.js
8 6 (16.67%) React
8 6 (16.67%) DOM
9 5 (13.89%) CSS3
10 4 (11.11%) LESS
10 4 (11.11%) RESTful
10 4 (11.11%) JSP
11 3 (8.33%) .NET
12 2 (5.56%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) User Experience
2 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Online Games
4 1 (2.78%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) UNIX
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) Android
2 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (38.89%) Scrum
3 11 (30.56%) Unit Testing
4 9 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 7 (19.44%) MVC
5 7 (19.44%) OpenUP
5 7 (19.44%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (11.11%) TDD
7 3 (8.33%) Web Design
8 2 (5.56%) Analytics
8 2 (5.56%) UX Design
8 2 (5.56%) Coaching
8 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.56%) Wealth Management
9 1 (2.78%) OO
9 1 (2.78%) Mobile Commerce
9 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.78%) OOD
9 1 (2.78%) ETL
9 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 35 (97.22%) JavaScript
2 7 (19.44%) ActionScript
3 4 (11.11%) Java
4 3 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (2.78%) C#
5 1 (2.78%) PHP
5 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) TeamSite
2 1 (2.78%) Puppet
2 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.78%) Adobe
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