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 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 102 113 162
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +49
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 81 70 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.99% 1.85% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 1.96% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 75 51 22
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £34,750
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.83%
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
3871 3567 3670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.30% 94.12% 97.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3233 3108 3224
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -7 1 £32,500 +12.06% 1
Front-End Developer
North West

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 157 (99.37%) HTML
2 153 (96.84%) CSS
3 145 (91.77%) JavaScript
4 91 (57.59%) jQuery
5 66 (41.77%) HTML5
6 46 (29.11%) CSS3
7 42 (26.58%) Photoshop
8 40 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
9 38 (24.05%) WordPress
10 37 (23.42%) Responsive Web Design
11 30 (18.99%) Web Design
11 30 (18.99%) PHP
12 29 (18.35%) E-Commerce
12 29 (18.35%) Web Development
12 29 (18.35%) Sass
12 29 (18.35%) Backbone.js
13 27 (17.09%) Git (software)
14 26 (16.46%) Marketing
14 26 (16.46%) .NET
15 25 (15.82%) C#
15 25 (15.82%) SEO
16 22 (13.92%) MVC
16 22 (13.92%) AngularJS
17 20 (12.66%) KnockoutJS
17 20 (12.66%) Facebook
17 20 (12.66%) User Experience
17 20 (12.66%) XML
18 19 (12.03%) Ajax
18 19 (12.03%) Social Media
19 18 (11.39%) Magento

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (24.05%) WordPress
2 9 (5.70%) CMS
3 7 (4.43%) Node.js
4 6 (3.80%) ExpressionEngine
5 4 (2.53%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.53%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 42 (26.58%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.27%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 18 (11.39%) Magento
2 5 (3.16%) Sage 200
2 5 (3.16%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.59%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.80%) MySQL
3 5 (3.16%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (3.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (17.09%) Git (software)
2 12 (7.59%) Subversion
3 8 (5.06%) Dreamweaver
4 6 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (3.16%) Axure RP
5 5 (3.16%) Grunt
6 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.63%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (0.63%) Selenium
6 1 (0.63%) NUnit
6 1 (0.63%) JUnit
6 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
General
1 26 (16.46%) Marketing
2 11 (6.96%) Retail
3 8 (5.06%) Advertising
4 7 (4.43%) Games
5 3 (1.90%) Automotive
6 2 (1.27%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (99.37%) HTML
2 153 (96.84%) CSS
3 91 (57.59%) jQuery
4 66 (41.77%) HTML5
5 46 (29.11%) CSS3
6 29 (18.35%) Backbone.js
6 29 (18.35%) Sass
7 26 (16.46%) .NET
8 22 (13.92%) AngularJS
9 20 (12.66%) XML
9 20 (12.66%) KnockoutJS
10 19 (12.03%) Ajax
11 18 (11.39%) Web Services
12 15 (9.49%) XHTML
12 15 (9.49%) PhoneGap
12 15 (9.49%) Corona SDK
13 14 (8.86%) ASP.NET
14 12 (7.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 7 (4.43%) Ruby on Rails
15 7 (4.43%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.66%) User Experience
2 19 (12.03%) Social Media
3 7 (4.43%) Mobile App
3 7 (4.43%) iPhone
4 5 (3.16%) Graphic Design
5 3 (1.90%) Web 2.0
6 2 (1.27%) NHS
6 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.63%) Human Factors
7 1 (0.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.33%) Linux
2 7 (4.43%) Android
2 7 (4.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (23.42%) Responsive Web Design
3 30 (18.99%) Web Design
4 29 (18.35%) Web Development
4 29 (18.35%) E-Commerce
5 25 (15.82%) SEO
6 22 (13.92%) MVC
7 16 (10.13%) Scrum
8 15 (9.49%) OO
9 14 (8.86%) OOP
10 12 (7.59%) TDD
11 11 (6.96%) BDD
12 10 (6.33%) Use Case
12 10 (6.33%) Mentoring
13 8 (5.06%) Analytics
14 7 (4.43%) Web Application Development
14 7 (4.43%) Web Accessibility
15 6 (3.80%) UML
16 5 (3.16%) Time Management
17 4 (2.53%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 145 (91.77%) JavaScript
2 30 (18.99%) PHP
3 25 (15.82%) C#
4 13 (8.23%) Ruby
5 12 (7.59%) SQL
6 10 (6.33%) Java
6 10 (6.33%) PHP5
7 5 (3.16%) PHP4
7 5 (3.16%) T-SQL
8 3 (1.90%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (0.63%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 20 (12.66%) Facebook
2 12 (7.59%) Google
3 6 (3.80%) Sitecore
4 5 (3.16%) Twitter
4 5 (3.16%) Sage
5 4 (2.53%) JBoss
6 1 (0.63%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.63%) Adobe
6 1 (0.63%) VMware
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle
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