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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 102 90 81
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 1 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.071% 0.37% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.074% 0.39% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 3
Average salary £30,000 £24,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.71% -42.94%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
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
1343 1033 852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 95.05% 95.12% 97.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1072 783 741
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,367 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (100.00%) CSS
2 11 (91.67%) jQuery
2 11 (91.67%) HTML
3 8 (66.67%) CSS3
4 6 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (33.33%) .NET
5 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 4 (33.33%) Java
5 4 (33.33%) HTML5
6 3 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (25.00%) Twitter
6 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 3 (25.00%) MVC
6 3 (25.00%) User Experience
6 3 (25.00%) Magento
6 3 (25.00%) Degree
7 2 (16.67%) Spring MVC
7 2 (16.67%) Spring
7 2 (16.67%) JSP
7 2 (16.67%) Struts
7 2 (16.67%) LESS
7 2 (16.67%) Struts2
7 2 (16.67%) OO
8 1 (8.33%) PHP
8 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
8 1 (8.33%) Internet
8 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
8 1 (8.33%) Workflow
8 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (8.33%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) CSS
2 11 (91.67%) HTML
2 11 (91.67%) jQuery
3 8 (66.67%) CSS3
4 4 (33.33%) HTML5
4 4 (33.33%) .NET
4 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 3 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (16.67%) LESS
6 2 (16.67%) Spring MVC
6 2 (16.67%) Struts2
6 2 (16.67%) Spring
6 2 (16.67%) JSP
6 2 (16.67%) Struts
7 1 (8.33%) LAMP
7 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
7 1 (8.33%) Java EE
7 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Twitter