The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 73 72 66
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 24 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 2.16% 1.70% 1.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.21% 1.75% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 24 18 11
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +77.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,050 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Job Titles Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1086 1031 784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 97.75% 97.26% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 937 883 692
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Front-End Developer
South East

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Dartford - 3 £47,500 - 1
Maidstone - 3 £50,000 -
Rochester - 2 £32,500 -
Front-End Developer
South East

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 40 (100.00%) HTML
1 40 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 40 (100.00%) CSS
2 35 (87.50%) jQuery
2 35 (87.50%) HTML5
3 22 (55.00%) Ajax
3 22 (55.00%) KnockoutJS
4 20 (50.00%) CSS3
5 19 (47.50%) Backbone.js
6 14 (35.00%) .NET
6 14 (35.00%) LESS
7 13 (32.50%) Computer Science
8 12 (30.00%) Sass
9 11 (27.50%) Karma Test Runner
9 11 (27.50%) AngularJS
9 11 (27.50%) SaaS
9 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET
9 11 (27.50%) Scrum
10 10 (25.00%) Degree
10 10 (25.00%) Jasmine
10 10 (25.00%) Web Application Development
11 9 (22.50%) MVC
12 8 (20.00%) MVVM
12 8 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (17.50%) Social Network
13 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (17.50%) SEO
13 7 (17.50%) Visual Studio
14 6 (15.00%) Unit Testing
15 5 (12.50%) Redis

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (5.00%) CMS
1 2 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (5.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.50%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 11 (27.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) Redis
2 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (27.50%) Karma Test Runner
2 10 (25.00%) Jasmine
3 7 (17.50%) Visual Studio
4 4 (10.00%) Grunt
5 3 (7.50%) Sinon.JS
6 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.50%) Games
3 2 (5.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (100.00%) HTML
1 40 (100.00%) CSS
2 35 (87.50%) jQuery
2 35 (87.50%) HTML5
3 22 (55.00%) Ajax
3 22 (55.00%) KnockoutJS
4 20 (50.00%) CSS3
5 19 (47.50%) Backbone.js
6 14 (35.00%) .NET
6 14 (35.00%) LESS
7 12 (30.00%) Sass
8 11 (27.50%) AngularJS
8 11 (27.50%) ASP.NET
9 5 (12.50%) MSMQ
9 5 (12.50%) SignalR
9 5 (12.50%) Dapper ORM
10 4 (10.00%) XHTML
11 3 (7.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 2 (5.00%) Web Services
12 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) Computer Science
2 8 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (17.50%) Social Network
4 5 (12.50%) Mobile App
5 4 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (7.50%) Mathematics
6 3 (7.50%) Physics
6 3 (7.50%) iPhone
7 1 (2.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Android
2 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Scrum
2 10 (25.00%) Web Application Development
3 9 (22.50%) MVC
4 8 (20.00%) MVVM
5 7 (17.50%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (17.50%) SEO
6 6 (15.00%) Unit Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Web Development
7 4 (10.00%) TDD
8 3 (7.50%) BDD
8 3 (7.50%) OOP
8 3 (7.50%) OO
9 2 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
9 2 (5.00%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (5.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (10.00%) Java
3 3 (7.50%) SQL
4 2 (5.00%) C#
4 2 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) PhD
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Google
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (5.00%) EPiServer
Dartford, Kent
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Unique Benefits Package
Posted: 21 days ago