The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 109 113 155
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 83 64 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.06% 1.74% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.16% 1.84% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 73 49 23
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £23,700 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £34,800
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Front-End Developer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester 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
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3840 3470 3654
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.40% 94.11% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3228 3003 3221
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Front-End Developer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Front-End Developer Salary Trend in Manchester

Front-End Developer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Front-End Developer Salary Histogram in Manchester

Front-End Developer
Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
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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
Bury - 3 £25,000 - 1
Stockport -13 1 £32,500 +12.06% 2
Cheadle - 1 - - 1
Front-End Developer
North West

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

1 155 (99.36%) HTML
2 151 (96.79%) CSS
3 145 (92.95%) JavaScript
4 87 (55.77%) jQuery
5 65 (41.67%) HTML5
6 48 (30.77%) CSS3
7 44 (28.21%) Photoshop
8 39 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (24.36%) WordPress
10 34 (21.79%) Responsive Web Design
11 33 (21.15%) Backbone.js
12 30 (19.23%) Git (software)
12 30 (19.23%) Web Design
13 29 (18.59%) PHP
13 29 (18.59%) Sass
14 28 (17.95%) .NET
14 28 (17.95%) Web Development
15 27 (17.31%) E-Commerce
16 26 (16.67%) C#
17 24 (15.38%) SEO
17 24 (15.38%) AngularJS
18 23 (14.74%) Marketing
19 22 (14.10%) MVC
19 22 (14.10%) KnockoutJS
20 21 (13.46%) Facebook
20 21 (13.46%) User Experience
20 21 (13.46%) XML
20 21 (13.46%) Ajax
21 20 (12.82%) Web Services
22 17 (10.90%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 38 (24.36%) WordPress
2 11 (7.05%) CMS
3 7 (4.49%) Node.js
4 6 (3.85%) ExpressionEngine
5 4 (2.56%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.56%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 44 (28.21%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.28%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.64%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 16 (10.26%) Magento
2 5 (3.21%) Sage 200
2 5 (3.21%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.64%) Wireless
1 1 (0.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.97%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (4.49%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (4.49%) MySQL
3 4 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (19.23%) Git (software)
2 14 (8.97%) Subversion
3 9 (5.77%) Dreamweaver
4 6 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (3.21%) Grunt
5 5 (3.21%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.64%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.64%) NUnit
6 1 (0.64%) Selenium
6 1 (0.64%) JUnit
6 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.64%) Eclipse
General
1 23 (14.74%) Marketing
2 10 (6.41%) Retail
3 8 (5.13%) Advertising
4 7 (4.49%) Games
5 3 (1.92%) Automotive
6 2 (1.28%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (99.36%) HTML
2 151 (96.79%) CSS
3 87 (55.77%) jQuery
4 65 (41.67%) HTML5
5 48 (30.77%) CSS3
6 33 (21.15%) Backbone.js
7 29 (18.59%) Sass
8 28 (17.95%) .NET
9 24 (15.38%) AngularJS
10 22 (14.10%) KnockoutJS
11 21 (13.46%) XML
11 21 (13.46%) Ajax
12 20 (12.82%) Web Services
13 16 (10.26%) PhoneGap
13 16 (10.26%) Corona SDK
14 14 (8.97%) XHTML
15 13 (8.33%) ASP.NET
16 12 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 9 (5.77%) .NET Framework
18 7 (4.49%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.46%) User Experience
2 17 (10.90%) Social Media
3 10 (6.41%) Mobile App
4 7 (4.49%) iPhone
5 5 (3.21%) Graphic Design
6 3 (1.92%) Web 2.0
7 2 (1.28%) NHS
7 2 (1.28%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.64%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.64%) Open Source
8 1 (0.64%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.41%) Linux
2 7 (4.49%) Android
2 7 (4.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (21.79%) Responsive Web Design
3 30 (19.23%) Web Design
4 28 (17.95%) Web Development
5 27 (17.31%) E-Commerce
6 24 (15.38%) SEO
7 22 (14.10%) MVC
8 17 (10.90%) Scrum
9 14 (8.97%) OO
10 13 (8.33%) OOP
10 13 (8.33%) TDD
11 11 (7.05%) BDD
12 10 (6.41%) Use Case
12 10 (6.41%) Mentoring
13 8 (5.13%) Analytics
14 7 (4.49%) Web Application Development
14 7 (4.49%) Web Accessibility
15 6 (3.85%) UML
16 5 (3.21%) Time Management
17 4 (2.56%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 145 (92.95%) JavaScript
2 29 (18.59%) PHP
3 26 (16.67%) C#
4 13 (8.33%) SQL
5 12 (7.69%) Ruby
6 10 (6.41%) Java
6 10 (6.41%) PHP5
7 7 (4.49%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.21%) PHP4
9 3 (1.92%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (0.64%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 21 (13.46%) Facebook
2 12 (7.69%) Google
3 6 (3.85%) Sitecore
4 5 (3.21%) Twitter
4 5 (3.21%) Sage
5 4 (2.56%) JBoss
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle
6 1 (0.64%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.64%) Adobe
6 1 (0.64%) Apple
6 1 (0.64%) VMware
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