The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Kent 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 80 74 64
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 20 21 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.99% 1.89% 1.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 1.93% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 20 21 13
Average salary £34,250 £47,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.89% +21.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £35,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Front-End Developer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Kent 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
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
978 1086 802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.22% 97.93% 96.86%
Number of salaries quoted 816 933 711
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £56,050
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 Kent

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

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Front-End Developer
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Front-End Developer Salary Trend in Kent

Front-End Developer
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Kent region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Front-End Developer Salary Histogram in Kent

Front-End Developer
Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 27 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
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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
Dartford - 3 £47,500 - 1
Maidstone - 3 £50,000 -
Rochester - 2 £32,500 -
Tunbridge Wells +20 1 £27,500 -24.13% 1
Front-End Developer
South East

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 31 (100.00%) HTML
1 31 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 31 (100.00%) CSS
2 27 (87.10%) jQuery
2 27 (87.10%) HTML5
3 18 (58.06%) CSS3
4 17 (54.84%) Ajax
5 15 (48.39%) KnockoutJS
6 14 (45.16%) .NET
7 12 (38.71%) Backbone.js
8 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET
9 10 (32.26%) Web Application Development
9 10 (32.26%) Sass
10 9 (29.03%) LESS
11 7 (22.58%) Karma Test Runner
11 7 (22.58%) Visual Studio
11 7 (22.58%) SEO
11 7 (22.58%) Scrum
11 7 (22.58%) Computer Science
11 7 (22.58%) Social Network
12 6 (19.35%) SaaS
12 6 (19.35%) Jasmine
13 5 (16.13%) Mobile App
13 5 (16.13%) AngularJS
13 5 (16.13%) MVVM
13 5 (16.13%) Degree
14 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (12.90%) TDD
14 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
14 4 (12.90%) Android

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 (9.68%) CMS
2 2 (6.45%) Umbraco
2 2 (6.45%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.23%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 6 (19.35%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) MySQL
1 2 (6.45%) Redis
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Visual Studio
1 7 (22.58%) Karma Test Runner
2 6 (19.35%) Jasmine
3 4 (12.90%) Grunt
4 3 (9.68%) Sinon.JS
5 2 (6.45%) Subversion
5 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.68%) Games
3 2 (6.45%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (100.00%) HTML
1 31 (100.00%) CSS
2 27 (87.10%) jQuery
2 27 (87.10%) HTML5
3 18 (58.06%) CSS3
4 17 (54.84%) Ajax
5 15 (48.39%) KnockoutJS
6 14 (45.16%) .NET
7 12 (38.71%) Backbone.js
8 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET
9 10 (32.26%) Sass
10 9 (29.03%) LESS
11 5 (16.13%) AngularJS
12 4 (12.90%) XHTML
13 3 (9.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 2 (6.45%) Dapper ORM
14 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
14 2 (6.45%) SignalR
14 2 (6.45%) Web Services
14 2 (6.45%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Computer Science
1 7 (22.58%) Social Network
2 5 (16.13%) Mobile App
3 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (12.90%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (9.68%) iPhone
5 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Android
2 2 (6.45%) Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Web Application Development
2 7 (22.58%) SEO
2 7 (22.58%) Scrum
3 5 (16.13%) MVVM
4 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
4 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.90%) TDD
4 4 (12.90%) OO
4 4 (12.90%) MVC
5 3 (9.68%) OOP
5 3 (9.68%) BDD
6 2 (6.45%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (6.45%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (6.45%) Web Development
6 2 (6.45%) Web Design
7 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.23%) Android Development
7 1 (3.23%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (12.90%) Java
3 3 (9.68%) PHP
3 3 (9.68%) SQL
4 2 (6.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (16.13%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Google
2 2 (6.45%) EPiServer
2 2 (6.45%) Sitecore
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
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