The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 170 148 146
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 16 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.42% 0.38% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.39% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 10
Average salary £22,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,000 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £37,200 £34,850
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.83%
Front-End Developer
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds 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
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3690 2539 2737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.88% 96.03% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2826 2000 2269
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 Leeds

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

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Front-End Developer
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Front-End Developer Salary Trend in Leeds

Front-End Developer
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Front-End Developer Salary Histogram in Leeds

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 42 (100.00%) HTML
2 41 (97.62%) CSS
3 29 (69.05%) JavaScript
4 28 (66.67%) jQuery
4 28 (66.67%) HTML5
5 23 (54.76%) CSS3
6 17 (40.48%) WordPress
7 16 (38.10%) Photoshop
7 16 (38.10%) CMS
8 13 (30.95%) Web Development
8 13 (30.95%) Responsive Web Design
9 11 (26.19%) Adobe
10 9 (21.43%) Sass
10 9 (21.43%) LESS
11 8 (19.05%) Adobe Illustrator
11 8 (19.05%) Flash
12 7 (16.67%) ActionScript
12 7 (16.67%) Java
12 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (16.67%) Animation
12 7 (16.67%) ActionScript 3.0
12 7 (16.67%) ActionScript 2.0
12 7 (16.67%) MailChimp
12 7 (16.67%) User Experience
13 5 (11.90%) Marketing
13 5 (11.90%) Scrum
13 5 (11.90%) Advertising
13 5 (11.90%) Web Design
13 5 (11.90%) PHP
14 3 (7.14%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 17 (40.48%) WordPress
2 16 (38.10%) CMS
3 1 (2.38%) Joomla!
3 1 (2.38%) Drupal
3 1 (2.38%) Node.js
Applications
1 16 (38.10%) Photoshop
2 8 (19.05%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (4.76%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) MailChimp
2 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Eclipse
1 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.38%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 5 (11.90%) Advertising
1 5 (11.90%) Marketing
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (100.00%) HTML
2 41 (97.62%) CSS
3 28 (66.67%) jQuery
3 28 (66.67%) HTML5
4 23 (54.76%) CSS3
5 9 (21.43%) Sass
5 9 (21.43%) LESS
6 8 (19.05%) Flash
7 3 (7.14%) Backbone.js
7 3 (7.14%) XML
8 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
8 2 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (4.76%) SVG
8 2 (4.76%) Ajax
9 1 (2.38%) WPF
9 1 (2.38%) Symfony
9 1 (2.38%) XHTML
9 1 (2.38%) Web Services
9 1 (2.38%) Ember.js
9 1 (2.38%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Animation
1 7 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (2.38%) iPhone
2 1 (2.38%) W3C
2 1 (2.38%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Web Development
1 13 (30.95%) Responsive Web Design
2 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.90%) Scrum
3 5 (11.90%) Web Design
4 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (7.14%) Web Application Development
4 3 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (7.14%) Volume Testing
5 2 (4.76%) Time Management
5 2 (4.76%) MVC
6 1 (2.38%) OO
6 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.38%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.38%) User Experience Design
6 1 (2.38%) Web Accessibility
6 1 (2.38%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (69.05%) JavaScript
2 7 (16.67%) Java
2 7 (16.67%) ActionScript
2 7 (16.67%) ActionScript 3.0
2 7 (16.67%) ActionScript 2.0
3 5 (11.90%) PHP
4 3 (7.14%) SQL
5 1 (2.38%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) WCAG
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Adobe
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) Apple
3 1 (2.38%) Appcelerator
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