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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 70 102 88
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 25 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.92% 0.76% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.03% 0.80% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 4
Average salary £36,500 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.88% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £37,800
10% offered a salary of more than £51,600 £45,500 £73,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
1232 1491 1048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.70% 94.79% 96.32%
Number of salaries quoted 758 957 607
Average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.29% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 22 May 2015.

Front-End Developer Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 38 (95.00%) HTML
1 38 (95.00%) JavaScript
1 38 (95.00%) CSS
2 22 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (55.00%) jQuery
3 14 (35.00%) AngularJS
4 13 (32.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 13 (32.50%) Backbone.js
4 13 (32.50%) Scrum
4 13 (32.50%) Finance
5 12 (30.00%) Git (software)
5 12 (30.00%) Node.js
6 11 (27.50%) HTML5
7 10 (25.00%) Sass
8 9 (22.50%) CMS
8 9 (22.50%) Unit Testing
9 8 (20.00%) DOM
10 7 (17.50%) Underscore.js
10 7 (17.50%) Marionette.js
10 7 (17.50%) React
10 7 (17.50%) Marketing
11 6 (15.00%) MVC
11 6 (15.00%) JSP
11 6 (15.00%) .NET
11 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
11 6 (15.00%) LESS
11 6 (15.00%) CSS3
11 6 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (12.50%) QUnit
12 5 (12.50%) Jasmine

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 12 (30.00%) Node.js
2 9 (22.50%) CMS
3 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.00%) Drupal
3 2 (5.00%) SilverStripe
4 1 (2.50%) Apache
4 1 (2.50%) IIS
4 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (12.50%) GIMP
1 5 (12.50%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Magento
2 1 (2.50%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.50%) QUnit
2 5 (12.50%) Jasmine
2 5 (12.50%) Mercurial
2 5 (12.50%) Grunt
2 5 (12.50%) PhantomJS
2 5 (12.50%) Subversion
3 1 (2.50%) JIRA
3 1 (2.50%) Selenium
General
1 13 (32.50%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Marketing
3 5 (12.50%) Games
4 4 (10.00%) Banking
5 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.50%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.50%) Retail
6 1 (2.50%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (95.00%) HTML
1 38 (95.00%) CSS
2 22 (55.00%) jQuery
3 14 (35.00%) AngularJS
4 13 (32.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 13 (32.50%) Backbone.js
5 11 (27.50%) HTML5
6 10 (25.00%) Sass
7 8 (20.00%) DOM
8 7 (17.50%) Underscore.js
8 7 (17.50%) Marionette.js
8 7 (17.50%) React
9 6 (15.00%) JSP
9 6 (15.00%) .NET
9 6 (15.00%) LESS
9 6 (15.00%) CSS3
10 5 (12.50%) Ember.js
10 5 (12.50%) Zepto.js
11 4 (10.00%) RESTful
12 2 (5.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) User Experience
2 2 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) UNIX
2 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.50%) Android
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) Scrum
3 9 (22.50%) Unit Testing
4 6 (15.00%) MVC
4 6 (15.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (12.50%) OpenUP
6 4 (10.00%) TDD
7 3 (7.50%) Web Development
7 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.00%) Content Management
9 1 (2.50%) Analytics
9 1 (2.50%) Progressive Enhancement
9 1 (2.50%) UX Design
9 1 (2.50%) Mobile Development
9 1 (2.50%) Android Development
9 1 (2.50%) iOS Development
9 1 (2.50%) Performance Analysis
9 1 (2.50%) Coaching
9 1 (2.50%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (95.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (12.50%) ActionScript
3 3 (7.50%) Java
4 2 (5.00%) PHP
4 2 (5.00%) SQL
5 1 (2.50%) C#
5 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Puppet
1 1 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.50%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Adobe
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
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