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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 86 85 92
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 21 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.41% 0.89% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 0.94% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 2
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +4.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,800 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £31,250
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.17%
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
1433 1172 1180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 96.43% 95.05% 96.17%
Number of salaries quoted 966 734 838
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 15 September 2014.

Front-End Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 32 (96.97%) HTML
2 31 (93.94%) CSS
3 29 (87.88%) JavaScript
4 21 (63.64%) CSS3
5 20 (60.61%) HTML5
6 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (33.33%) Scrum
8 10 (30.30%) jQuery
8 10 (30.30%) Backbone.js
8 10 (30.30%) Underscore.js
9 7 (21.21%) User Experience
9 7 (21.21%) Web Development
9 7 (21.21%) PHP
10 6 (18.18%) XML
10 6 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (15.15%) Finance
11 5 (15.15%) CMS
12 4 (12.12%) Games
12 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
12 4 (12.12%) .NET
12 4 (12.12%) OO
12 4 (12.12%) Adobe
12 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
12 4 (12.12%) Web Accessibility
12 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
13 3 (9.09%) Windows Phone 7
13 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
13 3 (9.09%) Android
13 3 (9.09%) Sass
13 3 (9.09%) Windows Phone

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, 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 5 (15.15%) CMS
2 2 (6.06%) Drupal
2 2 (6.06%) Umbraco
2 2 (6.06%) WordPress
2 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.06%) TeamSite
3 1 (3.03%) Apache
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) WebTrends
2 1 (3.03%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 3 (9.09%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Games
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (96.97%) HTML
2 31 (93.94%) CSS
3 21 (63.64%) CSS3
4 20 (60.61%) HTML5
5 10 (30.30%) jQuery
5 10 (30.30%) Backbone.js
5 10 (30.30%) Underscore.js
6 6 (18.18%) XML
7 4 (12.12%) .NET
7 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET
8 3 (9.09%) XSLT
8 3 (9.09%) JSON
8 3 (9.09%) Yii
8 3 (9.09%) Sass
9 2 (6.06%) PhoneGap
9 2 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (3.03%) LESS
10 1 (3.03%) Symfony
10 1 (3.03%) CodeIgniter
10 1 (3.03%) Sinatra
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) User Experience
2 3 (9.09%) Online Games
3 2 (6.06%) Graphic Design
3 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) FMCG
4 1 (3.03%) Open Source
4 1 (3.03%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) UNIX
1 3 (9.09%) Windows
1 3 (9.09%) Android
1 3 (9.09%) Windows Phone 7
1 3 (9.09%) Apple iOS
1 3 (9.09%) Windows Phone
2 2 (6.06%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (33.33%) Scrum
3 7 (21.21%) Web Development
4 6 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (12.12%) OO
5 4 (12.12%) Web Accessibility
5 4 (12.12%) Waterfall
6 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 3 (9.09%) MVC
7 2 (6.06%) SEO
7 2 (6.06%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.06%) Analytics
8 1 (3.03%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (3.03%) Dependency Management
8 1 (3.03%) Refactoring
8 1 (3.03%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.03%) Project Management
8 1 (3.03%) Web Design
8 1 (3.03%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 29 (87.88%) JavaScript
2 7 (21.21%) PHP
3 3 (9.09%) SQL
3 3 (9.09%) Python
3 3 (9.09%) C#
3 3 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (3.03%) Perl
4 1 (3.03%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Adobe
2 1 (3.03%) Google
2 1 (3.03%) Zend
2 1 (3.03%) Ektron
2 1 (3.03%) Facebook
2 1 (3.03%) Twitter