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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 87 88 88
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 27 17 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.78% 1.20% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 1.26% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 22 14 3
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +12.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,475 £31,800 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £45,000 £31,000
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
1451 1349 1217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 95.84% 95.54% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 946 868 845
Average salary £40,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,375
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 21 October 2014.

Front-End Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 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 40 (97.56%) HTML
2 39 (95.12%) CSS
3 37 (90.24%) JavaScript
4 22 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (53.66%) HTML5
4 22 (53.66%) CSS3
5 17 (41.46%) jQuery
6 14 (34.15%) Scrum
7 13 (31.71%) Backbone.js
8 10 (24.39%) Underscore.js
9 9 (21.95%) User Experience
9 9 (21.95%) XML
10 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
11 7 (17.07%) Sass
11 7 (17.07%) CMS
11 7 (17.07%) Games
11 7 (17.07%) Web Development
12 6 (14.63%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (14.63%) Mentoring
13 5 (12.20%) Unit Testing
13 5 (12.20%) Finance
13 5 (12.20%) MVC
13 5 (12.20%) Photoshop
13 5 (12.20%) PHP
14 4 (9.76%) .NET
14 4 (9.76%) Java
14 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET
14 4 (9.76%) C#
14 4 (9.76%) HTTP
14 4 (9.76%) Adobe

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 7 (17.07%) CMS
2 2 (4.88%) TeamSite
2 2 (4.88%) Umbraco
2 2 (4.88%) WordPress
2 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.88%) Drupal
2 2 (4.88%) Node.js
3 1 (2.44%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Photoshop
2 4 (9.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (4.88%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) WebTrends
2 1 (2.44%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Trello
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) HTTP
2 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.32%) Jasmine
2 3 (7.32%) Mercurial
2 3 (7.32%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (4.88%) QUnit
3 2 (4.88%) PhantomJS
3 2 (4.88%) Grunt
4 1 (2.44%) Mocha
4 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 7 (17.07%) Games
2 5 (12.20%) Finance
3 3 (7.32%) Marketing
4 2 (4.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (97.56%) HTML
2 39 (95.12%) CSS
3 22 (53.66%) HTML5
3 22 (53.66%) CSS3
4 17 (41.46%) jQuery
5 13 (31.71%) Backbone.js
6 10 (24.39%) Underscore.js
7 9 (21.95%) XML
8 7 (17.07%) Sass
9 4 (9.76%) .NET
9 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET
9 4 (9.76%) AngularJS
10 3 (7.32%) Yii
10 3 (7.32%) LESS
10 3 (7.32%) Zepto.js
10 3 (7.32%) RESTful
10 3 (7.32%) JSON
10 3 (7.32%) XSL
10 3 (7.32%) XSLT
11 2 (4.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) User Experience
2 3 (7.32%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.32%) Online Games
2 3 (7.32%) W3C
3 2 (4.88%) Graphic Design
3 2 (4.88%) Open Source
4 1 (2.44%) Xbox
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) iPad
4 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.44%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Windows Phone
1 3 (7.32%) Windows Phone 7
1 3 (7.32%) Apple iOS
1 3 (7.32%) Android
1 3 (7.32%) UNIX
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Linux
3 1 (2.44%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (34.15%) Scrum
3 7 (17.07%) Web Development
4 6 (14.63%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (14.63%) Mentoring
5 5 (12.20%) Unit Testing
5 5 (12.20%) MVC
6 4 (9.76%) Web Accessibility
6 4 (9.76%) Waterfall
7 3 (7.32%) Analytics
7 3 (7.32%) TDD
7 3 (7.32%) E-Commerce
7 3 (7.32%) OO
8 2 (4.88%) SEO
8 2 (4.88%) OpenUP
8 2 (4.88%) UX Design
9 1 (2.44%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (2.44%) Dependency Management
9 1 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.44%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 37 (90.24%) JavaScript
2 5 (12.20%) PHP
3 4 (9.76%) Java
3 4 (9.76%) C#
4 3 (7.32%) Python
4 3 (7.32%) SQL
5 2 (4.88%) ActionScript
6 1 (2.44%) CoffeeScript
6 1 (2.44%) Ruby
6 1 (2.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Adobe
2 1 (2.44%) Facebook
2 1 (2.44%) Twitter
2 1 (2.44%) Ektron
2 1 (2.44%) Google