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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 82 85 89
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 23 19 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.45% 1.27% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 1.32% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 20 17 6
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £27,100 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £38,750
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
1482 1438 1157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.68% 96.12% 95.07%
Number of salaries quoted 965 961 718
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 2015.

Front-End Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 51 (98.08%) CSS
1 51 (98.08%) HTML
2 48 (92.31%) JavaScript
3 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (42.31%) jQuery
5 21 (40.38%) HTML5
6 20 (38.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 19 (36.54%) AngularJS
8 17 (32.69%) CSS3
9 16 (30.77%) Finance
10 15 (28.85%) Backbone.js
11 14 (26.92%) Git (software)
11 14 (26.92%) CMS
12 12 (23.08%) React
13 10 (19.23%) JSP
14 9 (17.31%) DOM
14 9 (17.31%) Scrum
14 9 (17.31%) Subversion
14 9 (17.31%) Underscore.js
15 8 (15.38%) Marionette.js
15 8 (15.38%) User Experience
16 7 (13.46%) MVC
16 7 (13.46%) TDD
16 7 (13.46%) Degree
16 7 (13.46%) LESS
16 7 (13.46%) Node.js
17 6 (11.54%) Responsive Web Design
17 6 (11.54%) Adobe
17 6 (11.54%) PHP
18 5 (9.62%) RESTful

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 7 (13.46%) Node.js
3 4 (7.69%) WordPress
4 2 (3.85%) SilverStripe
4 2 (3.85%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
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%) RDBMS
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 14 (26.92%) Git (software)
2 9 (17.31%) Subversion
3 4 (7.69%) JIRA
4 1 (1.92%) Mercurial
General
1 16 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Banking
2 3 (5.77%) Marketing
3 2 (3.85%) Games
4 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (98.08%) CSS
1 51 (98.08%) HTML
2 22 (42.31%) jQuery
3 21 (40.38%) HTML5
4 20 (38.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 19 (36.54%) AngularJS
6 17 (32.69%) CSS3
7 15 (28.85%) Backbone.js
8 12 (23.08%) React
9 10 (19.23%) JSP
10 9 (17.31%) DOM
10 9 (17.31%) Underscore.js
11 8 (15.38%) Marionette.js
12 7 (13.46%) LESS
13 5 (9.62%) RESTful
14 4 (7.69%) XHTML
14 4 (7.69%) RSS
14 4 (7.69%) Web Services
14 4 (7.69%) XML
15 3 (5.77%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) User Experience
2 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (17.31%) Scrum
3 7 (13.46%) TDD
3 7 (13.46%) MVC
4 6 (11.54%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (7.69%) Web Development
5 4 (7.69%) OO
6 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.77%) Content Management
6 3 (5.77%) Time Management
7 2 (3.85%) Open Source
7 2 (3.85%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (1.92%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (1.92%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.92%) CRM
8 1 (1.92%) Pair Programming
8 1 (1.92%) Web Design
8 1 (1.92%) Analytics
8 1 (1.92%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 48 (92.31%) JavaScript
2 6 (11.54%) PHP
3 1 (1.92%) Python
3 1 (1.92%) C#
3 1 (1.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Puppet
1 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Adobe
2 1 (1.92%) ION Trading
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