The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 108 149 151
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 79 40 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.95% 0.97% 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 1.02% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 54 32 18
Average salary £28,500 £30,000 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,000 £33,950
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+14.75% -6.15%
Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3838 3919 3639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.84% 95.52% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3197 3379 3291
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Front-End Developer
North West

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Stockport +4 15 £26,500 +6.00% 2
Cheadle - 3 £32,500 -
Oldham - 1 £23,500 -
Bury - 1 £26,000 - 1
Front-End Developer
North West

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 147 (100.00%) CSS
2 142 (96.60%) HTML
3 126 (85.71%) JavaScript
4 110 (74.83%) jQuery
5 62 (42.18%) HTML5
6 45 (30.61%) CSS3
7 38 (25.85%) PHP
8 34 (23.13%) Responsive Web Design
9 25 (17.01%) Marketing
10 24 (16.33%) SEO
11 23 (15.65%) WordPress
12 22 (14.97%) Web Design
12 22 (14.97%) E-Commerce
13 21 (14.29%) MVC
13 21 (14.29%) Sass
14 20 (13.61%) Web Development
14 20 (13.61%) Ruby
15 18 (12.24%) C#
15 18 (12.24%) .NET
16 16 (10.88%) Photoshop
16 16 (10.88%) XHTML
16 16 (10.88%) CMS
17 15 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
18 14 (9.52%) OO
18 14 (9.52%) Social Media
19 13 (8.84%) JSP
19 13 (8.84%) Ajax
20 12 (8.16%) Ruby on Rails
20 12 (8.16%) Magento
20 12 (8.16%) Adobe

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 23 (15.65%) WordPress
2 16 (10.88%) CMS
3 8 (5.44%) Apache Solr
3 8 (5.44%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.08%) Node.js
5 3 (2.04%) Apache
5 3 (2.04%) Drupal
6 1 (0.68%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.68%) DNN
Applications
1 16 (10.88%) Photoshop
2 9 (6.12%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (4.08%) Fireworks
4 3 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (8.16%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.40%) HTTP
2 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.68%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.68%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.48%) MySQL
2 9 (6.12%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (7.48%) Selenium
2 7 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.08%) WebDriver
3 6 (4.08%) QUnit
3 6 (4.08%) Jasmine
3 6 (4.08%) JSHint
4 5 (3.40%) Grunt
5 3 (2.04%) Ant
6 2 (1.36%) Mocha
6 2 (1.36%) PhantomJS
6 2 (1.36%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.68%) Subversion
7 1 (0.68%) PhoneGap
General
1 25 (17.01%) Marketing
2 11 (7.48%) Finance
3 8 (5.44%) Financial Institution
4 5 (3.40%) Retail
5 3 (2.04%) Games
5 3 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.36%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (100.00%) CSS
2 142 (96.60%) HTML
3 110 (74.83%) jQuery
4 62 (42.18%) HTML5
5 45 (30.61%) CSS3
6 21 (14.29%) Sass
7 18 (12.24%) .NET
8 16 (10.88%) XHTML
9 13 (8.84%) JSP
9 13 (8.84%) Ajax
10 12 (8.16%) Ruby on Rails
11 11 (7.48%) XML
11 11 (7.48%) JSON
11 11 (7.48%) Backbone.js
12 10 (6.80%) ASP.NET
13 9 (6.12%) Semantic HTML
14 8 (5.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (5.44%) LESS
14 8 (5.44%) Spring
14 8 (5.44%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.52%) Social Media
2 8 (5.44%) Open Source
3 4 (2.72%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.72%) Taxonomies
4 3 (2.04%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.04%) NHS
4 3 (2.04%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (1.36%) iPhone
5 2 (1.36%) Web 2.0
5 2 (1.36%) W3C
6 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.68%) Copywriting
6 1 (0.68%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.44%) Linux
2 7 (4.76%) Android
2 7 (4.76%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (23.13%) Responsive Web Design
2 24 (16.33%) SEO
3 22 (14.97%) Web Design
3 22 (14.97%) E-Commerce
4 21 (14.29%) MVC
5 20 (13.61%) Web Development
6 15 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (9.52%) OO
8 9 (6.12%) TDD
9 8 (5.44%) Web Application Development
9 8 (5.44%) BDD
9 8 (5.44%) OOP
10 7 (4.76%) Extreme Programming
11 6 (4.08%) Android Development
11 6 (4.08%) iOS Development
11 6 (4.08%) Kanban
11 6 (4.08%) Scrum
12 5 (3.40%) Unit Testing
12 5 (3.40%) Email Marketing
13 4 (2.72%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 126 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 38 (25.85%) PHP
3 20 (13.61%) Ruby
4 18 (12.24%) C#
5 10 (6.80%) Java
6 8 (5.44%) SQL
7 4 (2.72%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.36%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.68%) VBScript
9 1 (0.68%) XPath
9 1 (0.68%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 11 (7.48%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.04%) WAI
Vendors
1 12 (8.16%) Adobe
2 8 (5.44%) JBoss
3 6 (4.08%) Google
4 5 (3.40%) Facebook
4 5 (3.40%) Twitter
5 3 (2.04%) IBM
5 3 (2.04%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.04%) Sun
5 3 (2.04%) Apple
5 3 (2.04%) Oracle
6 2 (1.36%) Sencha
6 2 (1.36%) Zend
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