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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 82 85 75
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 24 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.69% 1.29% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 1.36% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 12
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £34,700
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
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
1343 1401 1162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.38% 95.37% 97.24%
Number of salaries quoted 900 918 763
Average salary £42,500 £42,303 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.46% +5.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,994 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
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 18 December 2014.

Front-End Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 43 (97.73%) HTML
2 42 (95.45%) CSS
3 40 (90.91%) JavaScript
4 23 (52.27%) jQuery
5 22 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (40.91%) Scrum
7 17 (38.64%) HTML5
7 17 (38.64%) Backbone.js
8 16 (36.36%) CSS3
9 13 (29.55%) Games
10 12 (27.27%) Photoshop
10 12 (27.27%) Sass
10 12 (27.27%) Git (software)
11 10 (22.73%) AngularJS
12 9 (20.45%) Mentoring
12 9 (20.45%) Unit Testing
12 9 (20.45%) Underscore.js
12 9 (20.45%) XML
12 9 (20.45%) Marketing
13 8 (18.18%) Zepto.js
13 8 (18.18%) Jasmine
13 8 (18.18%) CMS
13 8 (18.18%) Mercurial
14 7 (15.91%) OpenUP
14 7 (15.91%) GIMP
14 7 (15.91%) QUnit
14 7 (15.91%) Node.js
14 7 (15.91%) Ember.js
14 7 (15.91%) Grunt
14 7 (15.91%) PhantomJS

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 8 (18.18%) CMS
2 7 (15.91%) Node.js
3 4 (9.09%) Tomcat
4 3 (6.82%) TeamSite
5 1 (2.27%) Drupal
5 1 (2.27%) Umbraco
5 1 (2.27%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (27.27%) Photoshop
2 7 (15.91%) GIMP
3 5 (11.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.27%) InDesign
4 1 (2.27%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Trello
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) HTTP
1 1 (2.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 8 (18.18%) Mercurial
2 8 (18.18%) Jasmine
3 7 (15.91%) Grunt
3 7 (15.91%) PhantomJS
3 7 (15.91%) QUnit
4 3 (6.82%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (2.27%) Mocha
General
1 13 (29.55%) Games
2 9 (20.45%) Marketing
3 4 (9.09%) Finance
4 1 (2.27%) Front Office
4 1 (2.27%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.27%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (97.73%) HTML
2 42 (95.45%) CSS
3 23 (52.27%) jQuery
4 17 (38.64%) HTML5
4 17 (38.64%) Backbone.js
5 16 (36.36%) CSS3
6 12 (27.27%) Sass
7 10 (22.73%) AngularJS
8 9 (20.45%) Underscore.js
8 9 (20.45%) XML
9 8 (18.18%) Zepto.js
10 7 (15.91%) Ember.js
11 5 (11.36%) XSLT
12 4 (9.09%) XSL
12 4 (9.09%) .NET
12 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET
13 3 (6.82%) PhoneGap
13 3 (6.82%) Yii
13 3 (6.82%) Cocoon
14 2 (4.55%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) User Experience
2 5 (11.36%) Mobile App
3 4 (9.09%) Online Games
3 4 (9.09%) W3C
4 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.27%) E-Learning
6 1 (2.27%) Graphic Design
6 1 (2.27%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.27%) Open Source
6 1 (2.27%) iPad
6 1 (2.27%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Windows
1 3 (6.82%) Android
1 3 (6.82%) Windows Phone 7
1 3 (6.82%) Apple iOS
1 3 (6.82%) Windows Phone
2 2 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (40.91%) Scrum
3 9 (20.45%) Unit Testing
3 9 (20.45%) Mentoring
4 7 (15.91%) OpenUP
5 6 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (13.64%) MVC
6 5 (11.36%) Web Development
7 4 (9.09%) Analytics
8 3 (6.82%) UX Design
8 3 (6.82%) Web Accessibility
8 3 (6.82%) OO
8 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.82%) Web Design
9 2 (4.55%) TDD
10 1 (2.27%) Software Engineering
10 1 (2.27%) Configuration Management
10 1 (2.27%) SEO
10 1 (2.27%) Mobile Application Development
10 1 (2.27%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (90.91%) JavaScript
2 7 (15.91%) ActionScript
3 5 (11.36%) PHP
3 5 (11.36%) Java
4 4 (9.09%) C#
4 4 (9.09%) SQL
5 2 (4.55%) Python
6 1 (2.27%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Adobe