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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 80 80 107
Rank change year-on-year
0 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 15 21 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.16% 1.53% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.60% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 10
Average salary £30,000 £41,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% -8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
1212 1312 1584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 93.52% 95.77% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 783 799 1008
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 30 (93.75%) HTML
1 30 (93.75%) CSS
2 27 (84.38%) JavaScript
3 25 (78.13%) Web Development
4 22 (68.75%) Front End Development
5 21 (65.63%) jQuery
6 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (46.88%) HTML5
8 12 (37.50%) TDD
8 12 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
8 12 (37.50%) AngularJS
9 11 (34.38%) CSS3
9 11 (34.38%) Unit Testing
9 11 (34.38%) CMS
10 10 (31.25%) Sass
11 9 (28.13%) Node.js
11 9 (28.13%) gulp
11 9 (28.13%) Grunt
11 9 (28.13%) Banking
12 8 (25.00%) WebStorm
13 7 (21.88%) Corporate Banking
14 6 (18.75%) Mobile App
15 5 (15.63%) Ember.js
15 5 (15.63%) Apache Cordova
15 5 (15.63%) Marketing
15 5 (15.63%) Digital Marketing
15 5 (15.63%) .NET
15 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
16 4 (12.50%) OO
16 4 (12.50%) Content Management

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 (34.38%) CMS
2 9 (28.13%) Node.js
3 2 (6.25%) Drupal
4 1 (3.13%) SilverStripe
4 1 (3.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (6.25%) IaaS
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Grunt
1 9 (28.13%) gulp
2 8 (25.00%) WebStorm
3 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (28.13%) Banking
2 7 (21.88%) Corporate Banking
3 5 (15.63%) Marketing
4 1 (3.13%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (93.75%) CSS
1 30 (93.75%) HTML
2 21 (65.63%) jQuery
3 15 (46.88%) HTML5
4 12 (37.50%) AngularJS
5 11 (34.38%) CSS3
6 10 (31.25%) Sass
7 5 (15.63%) .NET
7 5 (15.63%) Apache Cordova
7 5 (15.63%) Ember.js
8 4 (12.50%) Backbone.js
8 4 (12.50%) LESS
8 4 (12.50%) PhoneGap
8 4 (12.50%) React
9 3 (9.38%) OOCSS
10 2 (6.25%) HTML5 Canvas
10 2 (6.25%) SVG
10 2 (6.25%) WebGL
11 1 (3.13%) DOM
11 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Mobile App
2 4 (12.50%) User Experience
3 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.25%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (78.13%) Web Development
2 22 (68.75%) Front End Development
3 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (37.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 12 (37.50%) TDD
5 11 (34.38%) Unit Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Digital Marketing
6 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
7 4 (12.50%) Content Management
7 4 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Development
7 4 (12.50%) Mobile Development
7 4 (12.50%) OO
7 4 (12.50%) Web Design
8 3 (9.38%) Code Coverage
8 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Content Management
8 3 (9.38%) Mobile First
8 3 (9.38%) Progressive Enhancement
8 3 (9.38%) Scrum
9 2 (6.25%) Automated Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 27 (84.38%) JavaScript
2 3 (9.38%) PHP
3 2 (6.25%) C#
3 2 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Adobe
2 1 (3.13%) Cognos
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) Xamarin
2 1 (3.13%) Zend