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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 81 77 75
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 17 20 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.58% 1.97% 1.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.67% 2.02% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 17 20 21
Average salary £30,000 £34,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.40% -27.89%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
1017 989 1083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 94.69% 97.25% 97.92%
Number of salaries quoted 916 827 928
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £24,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 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 27 August 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
West Malling - 2 £21,500 -
Tunbridge Wells -29 1 £45,000 +63.63%
Whitstable - 1 £30,000 -
Front-End Developer
South East

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 39 (100.00%) HTML
1 39 (100.00%) CSS
2 35 (89.74%) JavaScript
3 21 (53.85%) Ajax
3 21 (53.85%) Responsive Web Design
4 18 (46.15%) HTML5
5 17 (43.59%) jQuery
6 16 (41.03%) E-Commerce
6 16 (41.03%) Magento
7 15 (38.46%) CSS3
8 11 (28.21%) Git (software)
9 10 (25.64%) PHP
10 9 (23.08%) User Experience
11 8 (20.51%) Mobile Development
11 8 (20.51%) AngularJS
11 8 (20.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 8 (20.51%) Photoshop
11 8 (20.51%) XHTML
12 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (17.95%) Flash
13 6 (15.38%) Marketing
13 6 (15.38%) Subversion
13 6 (15.38%) .NET
13 6 (15.38%) Sass
14 5 (12.82%) JSON
14 5 (12.82%) XML
14 5 (12.82%) Data Protection
15 4 (10.26%) Web Design
15 4 (10.26%) Retail
15 4 (10.26%) New Media

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (5.13%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (41.03%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (28.21%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.38%) Subversion
General
1 6 (15.38%) Marketing
2 4 (10.26%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Advertising
4 1 (2.56%) Finance
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (100.00%) HTML
1 39 (100.00%) CSS
2 21 (53.85%) Ajax
3 18 (46.15%) HTML5
4 17 (43.59%) jQuery
5 15 (38.46%) CSS3
6 8 (20.51%) AngularJS
6 8 (20.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (20.51%) XHTML
7 7 (17.95%) Flash
8 6 (15.38%) .NET
8 6 (15.38%) Sass
9 5 (12.82%) JSON
9 5 (12.82%) XML
10 4 (10.26%) .NET Framework
11 2 (5.13%) KnockoutJS
12 1 (2.56%) Zurb Foundation
12 1 (2.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) User Experience
2 4 (10.26%) New Media
3 1 (2.56%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) Responsive Web Design
2 16 (41.03%) E-Commerce
3 8 (20.51%) Mobile Development
4 7 (17.95%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (12.82%) Data Protection
6 4 (10.26%) Online Marketing
6 4 (10.26%) Web Design
7 2 (5.13%) CRM
8 1 (2.56%) SEO
8 1 (2.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (89.74%) JavaScript
2 10 (25.64%) PHP
3 2 (5.13%) SQL
3 2 (5.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
1 2 (5.13%) Facebook
Kent
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Tonbridge
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 27 days ago