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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 86 82 90
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 24 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.58% 1.13% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 1.19% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 2
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +7.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,100 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £31,250
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
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
1458 1262 1195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.92% 95.25% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 964 811 847
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 2 October 2014.

Front-End Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 35 (97.22%) HTML
2 34 (94.44%) CSS
3 32 (88.89%) JavaScript
4 22 (61.11%) HTML5
5 21 (58.33%) CSS3
6 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (36.11%) jQuery
8 12 (33.33%) Scrum
9 11 (30.56%) Backbone.js
10 9 (25.00%) Underscore.js
11 8 (22.22%) User Experience
11 8 (22.22%) Web Development
12 6 (16.67%) Games
12 6 (16.67%) PHP
12 6 (16.67%) XML
12 6 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
13 5 (13.89%) Sass
13 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
13 5 (13.89%) Finance
13 5 (13.89%) MVC
14 4 (11.11%) CMS
14 4 (11.11%) C#
14 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET
14 4 (11.11%) .NET
14 4 (11.11%) Java
14 4 (11.11%) Python
14 4 (11.11%) HTTP
14 4 (11.11%) Adobe
14 4 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 4 (11.11%) CMS
2 2 (5.56%) Drupal
2 2 (5.56%) Umbraco
2 2 (5.56%) WordPress
2 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.56%) TeamSite
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.78%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.78%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 2 (5.56%) WebTrends
2 1 (2.78%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.33%) Trello
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (8.33%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (5.56%) Jasmine
3 2 (5.56%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.78%) Mocha
4 1 (2.78%) QUnit
4 1 (2.78%) Grunt
4 1 (2.78%) PhantomJS
4 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 6 (16.67%) Games
2 5 (13.89%) Finance
3 2 (5.56%) Retail
3 2 (5.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (97.22%) HTML
2 34 (94.44%) CSS
3 22 (61.11%) HTML5
4 21 (58.33%) CSS3
5 13 (36.11%) jQuery
6 11 (30.56%) Backbone.js
7 9 (25.00%) Underscore.js
8 6 (16.67%) XML
9 5 (13.89%) Sass
10 4 (11.11%) .NET
10 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET
11 3 (8.33%) XSLT
11 3 (8.33%) JSON
11 3 (8.33%) AngularJS
11 3 (8.33%) Yii
12 2 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (5.56%) LESS
12 2 (5.56%) Zepto.js
12 2 (5.56%) PhoneGap
12 2 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) User Experience
2 3 (8.33%) Online Games
2 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.56%) Open Source
3 2 (5.56%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) FMCG
4 1 (2.78%) iPad
4 1 (2.78%) Xbox
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) UNIX
1 3 (8.33%) Windows
1 3 (8.33%) Android
1 3 (8.33%) Windows Phone 7
1 3 (8.33%) Apple iOS
1 3 (8.33%) Windows Phone
2 2 (5.56%) Linux
3 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (33.33%) Scrum
3 8 (22.22%) Web Development
4 6 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
5 5 (13.89%) MVC
6 4 (11.11%) Web Accessibility
6 4 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 3 (8.33%) Analytics
7 3 (8.33%) OO
7 3 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 3 (8.33%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.56%) TDD
8 2 (5.56%) SEO
9 1 (2.78%) Web Design
9 1 (2.78%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.78%) Project Management
9 1 (2.78%) Refactoring
9 1 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.78%) OpenUP
Programming Languages
1 32 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 6 (16.67%) PHP
3 4 (11.11%) Python
3 4 (11.11%) C#
3 4 (11.11%) Java
4 3 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (2.78%) ActionScript
5 1 (2.78%) Ruby
5 1 (2.78%) CoffeeScript
5 1 (2.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Adobe
2 1 (2.78%) Google
2 1 (2.78%) Ektron
2 1 (2.78%) Facebook
2 1 (2.78%) Twitter
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