The table below looks at the statistics for the Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 64 94 61
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 36 14 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 3.30% 1.34% 4.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.40% 1.39% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 36 14 45
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -26.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £36,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Front End Developer (Client-Side 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
1058 1007 1110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 96.98% 96.64% 97.03%
Number of salaries quoted 935 912 944
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,690 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Salary Trend in Kent

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the Kent region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Salary Histogram in Kent

Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) within the Kent region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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 +16 19 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Folkestone - 9 £35,000 -
Westerham - 1 £32,000 - 1
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
South East

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) in their job title.

1 67 (100.00%) HTML
1 67 (100.00%) CSS
2 64 (95.52%) Front End Development
3 60 (89.55%) JavaScript
4 38 (56.72%) jQuery
5 29 (43.28%) .NET
6 20 (29.85%) HTML5
6 20 (29.85%) C#
7 19 (28.36%) XHTML
7 19 (28.36%) CMS
7 19 (28.36%) Umbraco
7 19 (28.36%) Degree
7 19 (28.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (20.90%) PHP
9 13 (19.40%) Finance
10 11 (16.42%) Git (software)
11 10 (14.93%) Responsive Web Design
11 10 (14.93%) Ajax
12 9 (13.43%) Photoshop
13 8 (11.94%) Flash
14 7 (10.45%) Web Design
14 7 (10.45%) SQL
14 7 (10.45%) .NET Framework
14 7 (10.45%) CSS3
15 6 (8.96%) Backbone.js
15 6 (8.96%) Web Development
15 6 (8.96%) Magento
15 6 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (8.96%) MySQL
15 6 (8.96%) XML

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Kent region that cited Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (28.36%) CMS
1 19 (28.36%) Umbraco
2 3 (4.48%) WordPress
3 1 (1.49%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (13.43%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.49%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.96%) MySQL
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (28.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (16.42%) Git (software)
3 5 (7.46%) Subversion
4 4 (5.97%) Jasmine
4 4 (5.97%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (2.99%) Grunt
6 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (19.40%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (100.00%) CSS
1 67 (100.00%) HTML
2 38 (56.72%) jQuery
3 29 (43.28%) .NET
4 20 (29.85%) HTML5
5 19 (28.36%) XHTML
6 10 (14.93%) Ajax
7 8 (11.94%) Flash
8 7 (10.45%) .NET Framework
8 7 (10.45%) CSS3
9 6 (8.96%) Backbone.js
9 6 (8.96%) XML
10 5 (7.46%) Sass
11 4 (5.97%) AngularJS
11 4 (5.97%) Handlebars
11 4 (5.97%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (4.48%) CakePHP
13 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET
13 2 (2.99%) JSON
13 2 (2.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) User Experience
2 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.99%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (2.99%) Social Media
3 1 (1.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.97%) Linux
2 1 (1.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (95.52%) Front End Development
2 10 (14.93%) Responsive Web Design
3 7 (10.45%) Web Design
4 6 (8.96%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (8.96%) Web Development
5 4 (5.97%) Data Protection
6 3 (4.48%) E-Commerce
6 3 (4.48%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.48%) SEO
7 2 (2.99%) Scrum
7 2 (2.99%) Unit Testing
8 1 (1.49%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (1.49%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (1.49%) Mobile Development
8 1 (1.49%) Open Source
8 1 (1.49%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 60 (89.55%) JavaScript
2 20 (29.85%) C#
3 14 (20.90%) PHP
4 7 (10.45%) SQL
5 1 (1.49%) C
5 1 (1.49%) C++
5 1 (1.49%) Java
5 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (28.36%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.49%) Sitecore
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