The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Essex 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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 80 82 77
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 11 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.95% 0.71% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.00% 0.74% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 12
Average salary £28,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,600 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £41,500 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Front-End Developer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex 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
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1099 1083 906
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 94.74% 95.93% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 875 864 790
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Front-End Developer
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Essex region.

Front-End Developer Salary Trend in Essex

Front-End Developer
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Front-End Developer within the Essex region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford +3 4 £22,500 +7.14%
Colchester +1 3 £28,000 -
Front-End Developer
East of England

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 26 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 25 (96.15%) CSS
3 24 (92.31%) HTML
3 24 (92.31%) jQuery
4 16 (61.54%) CSS3
5 14 (53.85%) .NET
6 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET
6 12 (46.15%) HTML5
7 11 (42.31%) MVC
8 10 (38.46%) User Experience
9 9 (34.62%) OO
10 8 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (26.92%) C#
11 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
11 7 (26.92%) Ajax
12 6 (23.08%) SOAP
12 6 (23.08%) Web Services
12 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
12 6 (23.08%) WCF
12 6 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
13 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
13 5 (19.23%) Telematics
14 4 (15.38%) Degree
14 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
14 4 (15.38%) Java
15 3 (11.54%) Photoshop
15 3 (11.54%) PHP
15 3 (11.54%) JSON
15 3 (11.54%) QA
15 3 (11.54%) Umbraco

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

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 3 (11.54%) Umbraco
2 2 (7.69%) CMS
3 1 (3.85%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.85%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.85%) Mocha
2 1 (3.85%) Grunt
2 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 2 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (3.85%) Automotive
2 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (96.15%) CSS
2 24 (92.31%) HTML
2 24 (92.31%) jQuery
3 16 (61.54%) CSS3
4 14 (53.85%) .NET
5 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET
5 12 (46.15%) HTML5
6 8 (30.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (26.92%) Ajax
8 6 (23.08%) WCF
8 6 (23.08%) SOAP
8 6 (23.08%) Web Services
9 3 (11.54%) JSON
9 3 (11.54%) Backbone.js
10 2 (7.69%) LESS
10 2 (7.69%) Struts2
10 2 (7.69%) Spring MVC
10 2 (7.69%) Spring
10 2 (7.69%) XHTML
10 2 (7.69%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) User Experience
2 5 (19.23%) Telematics
3 1 (3.85%) iPad
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) MVC
2 9 (34.62%) OO
3 6 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
4 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 2 (7.69%) SEO
6 1 (3.85%) Workflow
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.85%) TDD
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.85%) Web Development
6 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Online Marketing
6 1 (3.85%) BDD
6 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.85%) Change Control
6 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.85%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (26.92%) C#
3 4 (15.38%) Java
4 3 (11.54%) PHP
5 2 (7.69%) SQL
6 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.85%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Twitter
3 2 (7.69%) Adobe