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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 75 96 85
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 18 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.87% 1.16% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.97% 1.21% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 12
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% +21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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
914 1161 1193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 95.11% 96.03% 93.64%
Number of salaries quoted 829 958 1000
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015. 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
Maidstone +29 5 £45,000 +109.30% 1
Tunbridge Wells -8 2 £39,000 -8.23% 2
Tonbridge - 2 £45,000 - 2
Whitstable - 1 £30,000 -
Front-End Developer
South East

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 30 (100.00%) HTML
1 30 (100.00%) CSS
2 26 (86.67%) JavaScript
3 20 (66.67%) HTML5
3 20 (66.67%) CSS3
4 19 (63.33%) jQuery
5 12 (40.00%) PHP
5 12 (40.00%) Mobile Development
6 10 (33.33%) Photoshop
6 10 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (30.00%) E-Commerce
7 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (30.00%) User Experience
8 8 (26.67%) MySQL
9 7 (23.33%) Ajax
10 6 (20.00%) Web Development
10 6 (20.00%) JIRA
10 6 (20.00%) Sass
10 6 (20.00%) AngularJS
10 6 (20.00%) XHTML
11 5 (16.67%) Linux
11 5 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (16.67%) Magento
11 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
12 4 (13.33%) Android
12 4 (13.33%) CentOS
12 4 (13.33%) Content Management
12 4 (13.33%) Ubuntu
12 4 (13.33%) LESS
12 4 (13.33%) Appcelerator

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 2 (6.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (33.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) MySQL
2 4 (13.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) JIRA
2 5 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (13.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 3 (10.00%) Subversion
5 1 (3.33%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (3.33%) Sublime Text
General
1 3 (10.00%) Marketing
2 2 (6.67%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) HTML
1 30 (100.00%) CSS
2 20 (66.67%) HTML5
2 20 (66.67%) CSS3
3 19 (63.33%) jQuery
4 7 (23.33%) Ajax
5 6 (20.00%) Sass
5 6 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 6 (20.00%) XHTML
6 5 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (13.33%) LESS
7 4 (13.33%) .NET
7 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
8 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
9 2 (6.67%) JSON
9 2 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
9 2 (6.67%) XML
10 1 (3.33%) Flash
10 1 (3.33%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) User Experience
2 1 (3.33%) W3C
2 1 (3.33%) Social Media
2 1 (3.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Linux
2 4 (13.33%) Android
2 4 (13.33%) CentOS
2 4 (13.33%) Ubuntu
2 4 (13.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Mobile Development
2 10 (33.33%) Responsive Web Design
3 9 (30.00%) E-Commerce
3 9 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.00%) Web Development
5 4 (13.33%) Content Management
5 4 (13.33%) TDD
5 4 (13.33%) OO
6 1 (3.33%) CRM
6 1 (3.33%) Scrum
6 1 (3.33%) SEO
6 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (86.67%) JavaScript
2 12 (40.00%) PHP
3 4 (13.33%) Java
4 1 (3.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) Appcelerator
1 4 (13.33%) Adobe
2 2 (6.67%) Facebook
Maidstone
Noir Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum 35-40k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Tonbridge
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Tonbridge
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Canterbury
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago