The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 101 88 146
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +58
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 47 42 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.99% 2.09% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 2.20% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 41 25 13
Average salary £41,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,500 £42,400
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
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 Hertfordshire 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
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2285 1913 2773
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 96.86% 95.22% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1879 1553 2177
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Front-End Developer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Front-End Developer Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Front-End Developer
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Front-End Developer Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Front-End Developer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
St Albans - 11 £40,000 -
Watford -14 9 £35,000 -22.22%
Stevenage -7 2 £40,000 +23.07%
Hemel Hempstead -16 1 £52,500 +40.00%
Letchworth - 1 £32,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £42,500 -
Harpenden - 1 £35,000 -
Front-End Developer
East of England

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 95 (98.96%) HTML
2 94 (97.92%) JavaScript
3 93 (96.88%) CSS
4 83 (86.46%) HTML5
5 76 (79.17%) CSS3
6 54 (56.25%) jQuery
7 43 (44.79%) XHTML
8 35 (36.46%) CMS
9 30 (31.25%) Ajax
10 27 (28.13%) Node.js
11 25 (26.04%) Analytics
11 25 (26.04%) E-Commerce
12 23 (23.96%) Photoshop
12 23 (23.96%) MVC
13 22 (22.92%) Web Design
14 19 (19.79%) Sass
15 18 (18.75%) AngularJS
15 18 (18.75%) Backbone.js
15 18 (18.75%) Web Development
15 18 (18.75%) Degree
15 18 (18.75%) DHTML
16 17 (17.71%) SEO
16 17 (17.71%) Adobe
16 17 (17.71%) W3C
16 17 (17.71%) Web Analytics
16 17 (17.71%) Mercurial
17 16 (16.67%) Subversion
18 15 (15.63%) Retail
19 14 (14.58%) Finance
20 13 (13.54%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 35 (36.46%) CMS
2 27 (28.13%) Node.js
3 4 (4.17%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.04%) lighttpd
4 1 (1.04%) Apache
Applications
1 23 (23.96%) Photoshop
2 9 (9.38%) Fireworks
3 8 (8.33%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.04%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (4.17%) WebTrends
1 4 (4.17%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.08%) Internet
2 1 (1.04%) RTP
2 1 (1.04%) RTSP
2 1 (1.04%) Network Security
2 1 (1.04%) Broadband
2 1 (1.04%) HTTP
2 1 (1.04%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.04%) VPN
2 1 (1.04%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (17.71%) Mercurial
2 16 (16.67%) Subversion
3 13 (13.54%) Git (software)
4 9 (9.38%) Grunt
5 5 (5.21%) NUnit
6 1 (1.04%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (1.04%) Axure RP
6 1 (1.04%) Ant
6 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.04%) Dreamweaver
General
1 15 (15.63%) Retail
2 14 (14.58%) Finance
3 10 (10.42%) Marketing
4 6 (6.25%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.13%) Legal
6 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (98.96%) HTML
2 93 (96.88%) CSS
3 83 (86.46%) HTML5
4 76 (79.17%) CSS3
5 54 (56.25%) jQuery
6 43 (44.79%) XHTML
7 30 (31.25%) Ajax
8 19 (19.79%) Sass
9 18 (18.75%) Backbone.js
9 18 (18.75%) AngularJS
9 18 (18.75%) DHTML
10 13 (13.54%) .NET
11 11 (11.46%) ASP.NET
11 11 (11.46%) LESS
12 9 (9.38%) Semantic HTML
13 8 (8.33%) WebSockets
13 8 (8.33%) D3.js
13 8 (8.33%) Highcharts JS
14 7 (7.29%) JSP
15 6 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.71%) W3C
2 13 (13.54%) Semantic Web
3 5 (5.21%) Social Media
3 5 (5.21%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.04%) Open Source
4 1 (1.04%) BBC
4 1 (1.04%) Streaming Video
4 1 (1.04%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.33%) FreeBSD
1 8 (8.33%) Debian
1 8 (8.33%) OpenBSD
1 8 (8.33%) Ubuntu
1 8 (8.33%) AIX
2 2 (2.08%) Linux
3 1 (1.04%) Windows
3 1 (1.04%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.04%) Android
3 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.04%) E-Commerce
1 25 (26.04%) Analytics
2 23 (23.96%) MVC
3 22 (22.92%) Web Design
4 18 (18.75%) Web Development
5 17 (17.71%) Web Analytics
5 17 (17.71%) SEO
6 13 (13.54%) Web Accessibility
7 9 (9.38%) Information Architecture
7 9 (9.38%) Responsive Web Design
8 7 (7.29%) OO
9 6 (6.25%) TDD
10 5 (5.21%) Refactoring
10 5 (5.21%) Digital Marketing
11 4 (4.17%) Marketing Analytics
11 4 (4.17%) Marketing Strategy
12 3 (3.13%) Validation
12 3 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
13 2 (2.08%) Scrum
13 2 (2.08%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (97.92%) JavaScript
2 9 (9.38%) Java
3 7 (7.29%) C#
4 6 (6.25%) SQL
5 1 (1.04%) C++
5 1 (1.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.33%) WAI
2 1 (1.04%) WCAG
Vendors
1 17 (17.71%) Adobe
2 4 (4.17%) Google
3 1 (1.04%) Facebook
3 1 (1.04%) Twitter
3 1 (1.04%) Telerik
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