The table below looks at the statistics for the Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 84 88 89
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 16 17 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.26% 1.24% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.32% 1.30% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 11
Average salary £33,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £28,300 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,600 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Front End Developer (Client-Side 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
1210 1309 1331
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.98% 95.41% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 813 847 860
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,600 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the Edinburgh region.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) in their job title.

1 34 (94.44%) HTML
1 34 (94.44%) CSS
2 32 (88.89%) JavaScript
3 24 (66.67%) Front End Development
4 21 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (52.78%) HTML5
6 16 (44.44%) jQuery
6 16 (44.44%) CSS3
7 15 (41.67%) AngularJS
8 11 (30.56%) TDD
8 11 (30.56%) CMS
8 11 (30.56%) OO
9 9 (25.00%) Web Development
9 9 (25.00%) Backbone.js
9 9 (25.00%) Sass
10 8 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
10 8 (22.22%) React
10 8 (22.22%) Unit Testing
11 7 (19.44%) Banking
11 7 (19.44%) Grunt
11 7 (19.44%) gulp
12 6 (16.67%) User Experience
12 6 (16.67%) RESTful
12 6 (16.67%) Windows
12 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
13 5 (13.89%) .NET
13 5 (13.89%) Content Management
13 5 (13.89%) Web Design
13 5 (13.89%) Finance
13 5 (13.89%) LESS

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region that cited Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (30.56%) CMS
2 4 (11.11%) Node.js
3 2 (5.56%) Drupal
4 1 (2.78%) SilverStripe
4 1 (2.78%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.33%) IaaS
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.78%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.78%) Google Compute Engine
3 1 (2.78%) Heroku
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Grunt
1 7 (19.44%) gulp
2 5 (13.89%) WebStorm
3 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.78%) JIRA
5 1 (2.78%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (19.44%) Banking
2 5 (13.89%) Finance
3 4 (11.11%) Corporate Banking
4 3 (8.33%) Marketing
5 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (94.44%) CSS
1 34 (94.44%) HTML
2 19 (52.78%) HTML5
3 16 (44.44%) CSS3
3 16 (44.44%) jQuery
4 15 (41.67%) AngularJS
5 9 (25.00%) Backbone.js
5 9 (25.00%) Sass
6 8 (22.22%) React
7 6 (16.67%) RESTful
8 5 (13.89%) .NET
8 5 (13.89%) LESS
9 4 (11.11%) Apache Cordova
9 4 (11.11%) OOCSS
9 4 (11.11%) PhoneGap
10 2 (5.56%) Ember.js
10 2 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (5.56%) WebGL
11 1 (2.78%) Modernizr
11 1 (2.78%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) User Experience
2 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (66.67%) Front End Development
2 21 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (30.56%) OO
3 11 (30.56%) TDD
4 9 (25.00%) Web Development
5 8 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
5 8 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 5 (13.89%) Content Management
7 5 (13.89%) Mobile Development
7 5 (13.89%) Web Design
8 4 (11.11%) Code Coverage
8 4 (11.11%) Mobile First
9 3 (8.33%) Automated Testing
9 3 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Content Management
9 3 (8.33%) Progressive Enhancement
9 3 (8.33%) Refactoring
10 2 (5.56%) DevOps
10 2 (5.56%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 32 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 3 (8.33%) PHP
3 2 (5.56%) C#
3 2 (5.56%) Java
3 2 (5.56%) SQL
4 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (2.78%) Adobe
1 1 (2.78%) Cognos
1 1 (2.78%) Google
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle
1 1 (2.78%) Zend
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