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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 84 89 77
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 17 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.26% 1.09% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 1.15% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 7
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £32,500 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £44,650 £44,000 £33,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
1268 1309 1127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.00% 95.41% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 833 842 746
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 28 January 2015.

Front-End Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 41 (97.62%) HTML
1 41 (97.62%) CSS
2 38 (90.48%) JavaScript
3 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (54.76%) jQuery
4 17 (40.48%) Scrum
5 16 (38.10%) Backbone.js
6 14 (33.33%) HTML5
6 14 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 14 (33.33%) Sass
6 14 (33.33%) Photoshop
7 13 (30.95%) Games
7 13 (30.95%) AngularJS
7 13 (30.95%) CSS3
8 12 (28.57%) Unit Testing
8 12 (28.57%) Mentoring
9 11 (26.19%) Marketing
10 10 (23.81%) Mercurial
10 10 (23.81%) Jasmine
10 10 (23.81%) Zepto.js
11 9 (21.43%) Ember.js
11 9 (21.43%) QUnit
11 9 (21.43%) PhantomJS
11 9 (21.43%) Grunt
11 9 (21.43%) GIMP
11 9 (21.43%) Node.js
11 9 (21.43%) OpenUP
11 9 (21.43%) XML
11 9 (21.43%) ActionScript
12 8 (19.05%) CMS

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 9 (21.43%) Node.js
2 8 (19.05%) CMS
3 4 (9.52%) Tomcat
4 3 (7.14%) TeamSite
5 1 (2.38%) Drupal
5 1 (2.38%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.38%) IIS
5 1 (2.38%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 9 (21.43%) GIMP
3 4 (9.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
4 1 (2.38%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.38%) InDesign
4 1 (2.38%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Trello
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 10 (23.81%) Mercurial
2 10 (23.81%) Jasmine
3 9 (21.43%) Grunt
3 9 (21.43%) PhantomJS
3 9 (21.43%) QUnit
4 2 (4.76%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (2.38%) Mocha
General
1 13 (30.95%) Games
2 11 (26.19%) Marketing
3 6 (14.29%) Finance
4 2 (4.76%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Retail
5 1 (2.38%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.38%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (97.62%) HTML
1 41 (97.62%) CSS
2 23 (54.76%) jQuery
3 16 (38.10%) Backbone.js
4 14 (33.33%) Sass
4 14 (33.33%) HTML5
5 13 (30.95%) CSS3
5 13 (30.95%) AngularJS
6 10 (23.81%) Zepto.js
7 9 (21.43%) Ember.js
7 9 (21.43%) XML
8 6 (14.29%) Underscore.js
9 5 (11.90%) XSLT
10 4 (9.52%) XSL
10 4 (9.52%) .NET
11 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
11 3 (7.14%) PhoneGap
11 3 (7.14%) RESTful
11 3 (7.14%) Cocoon
11 3 (7.14%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) User Experience
2 5 (11.90%) Mobile App
3 4 (9.52%) W3C
4 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.14%) Online Games
4 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) Xbox
5 1 (2.38%) Open Source
5 1 (2.38%) iPad
5 1 (2.38%) E-Learning
5 1 (2.38%) Graphic Design
5 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) UNIX
1 2 (4.76%) Android
1 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Phone
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Phone 7
2 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (40.48%) Scrum
3 12 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 12 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 9 (21.43%) OpenUP
5 7 (16.67%) MVC
5 7 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (11.90%) Web Development
7 4 (9.52%) Web Design
7 4 (9.52%) UX Design
7 4 (9.52%) Analytics
8 3 (7.14%) TDD
9 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.76%) OO
9 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.76%) Wealth Management
9 2 (4.76%) Coaching
10 1 (2.38%) Mobile Application Development
10 1 (2.38%) Android Development
10 1 (2.38%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (90.48%) JavaScript
2 9 (21.43%) ActionScript
3 5 (11.90%) SQL
3 5 (11.90%) Java
4 3 (7.14%) PHP
5 2 (4.76%) C#
6 1 (2.38%) Python
6 1 (2.38%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Adobe
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
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