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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 100 104 165
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +61
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 89 77 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.16% 2.00% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.28% 2.11% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 79 59 21
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
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
3909 3648 3638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.95% 94.56% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3231 3188 3199
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 £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
(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
Bury - 2 £25,000 - 3
Stockport -4 1 £32,500 +12.06% 2
Front-End Developer
North West

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 163 (99.39%) HTML
2 159 (96.95%) CSS
3 148 (90.24%) JavaScript
4 105 (64.02%) jQuery
5 69 (42.07%) HTML5
6 45 (27.44%) CSS3
7 41 (25.00%) Photoshop
8 37 (22.56%) Responsive Web Design
9 34 (20.73%) WordPress
10 33 (20.12%) Web Development
11 32 (19.51%) Marketing
11 32 (19.51%) .NET
12 31 (18.90%) PHP
13 30 (18.29%) E-Commerce
14 28 (17.07%) Backbone.js
15 27 (16.46%) Sass
15 27 (16.46%) SEO
16 26 (15.85%) Web Design
17 25 (15.24%) MVC
17 25 (15.24%) C#
18 23 (14.02%) Social Media
19 22 (13.41%) Ajax
20 21 (12.80%) Magento
21 20 (12.20%) Git (software)
21 20 (12.20%) XML
21 20 (12.20%) KnockoutJS
22 19 (11.59%) AngularJS
23 17 (10.37%) Web Services
24 16 (9.76%) OO
24 16 (9.76%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 34 (20.73%) WordPress
2 10 (6.10%) Node.js
3 8 (4.88%) CMS
4 6 (3.66%) ExpressionEngine
5 4 (2.44%) Tomcat
5 4 (2.44%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 41 (25.00%) Photoshop
2 3 (1.83%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 21 (12.80%) Magento
2 5 (3.05%) Sage 200
2 5 (3.05%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.83%) HTTP
2 1 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.05%) MySQL
2 5 (3.05%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (3.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (12.20%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.10%) Subversion
3 8 (4.88%) Dreamweaver
3 8 (4.88%) Grunt
4 6 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (2.44%) Selenium
6 3 (1.83%) Ant
6 3 (1.83%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.61%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.61%) JUnit
7 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.61%) NUnit
General
1 32 (19.51%) Marketing
2 11 (6.71%) Retail
3 8 (4.88%) Advertising
4 7 (4.27%) Games
5 3 (1.83%) Finance
5 3 (1.83%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (99.39%) HTML
2 159 (96.95%) CSS
3 105 (64.02%) jQuery
4 69 (42.07%) HTML5
5 45 (27.44%) CSS3
6 32 (19.51%) .NET
7 28 (17.07%) Backbone.js
8 27 (16.46%) Sass
9 22 (13.41%) Ajax
10 20 (12.20%) XML
10 20 (12.20%) KnockoutJS
11 19 (11.59%) AngularJS
12 17 (10.37%) Web Services
13 15 (9.15%) ASP.NET
14 14 (8.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 13 (7.93%) XHTML
16 11 (6.71%) Ruby on Rails
17 9 (5.49%) PhoneGap
17 9 (5.49%) Corona SDK
18 7 (4.27%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.02%) Social Media
2 9 (5.49%) Mobile App
3 7 (4.27%) iPhone
4 5 (3.05%) Graphic Design
5 3 (1.83%) Web 2.0
6 2 (1.22%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.61%) NHS
7 1 (0.61%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.49%) Linux
2 7 (4.27%) Android
2 7 (4.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (22.56%) Responsive Web Design
2 33 (20.12%) Web Development
3 30 (18.29%) E-Commerce
4 27 (16.46%) SEO
5 26 (15.85%) Web Design
6 25 (15.24%) MVC
7 16 (9.76%) OO
7 16 (9.76%) Scrum
8 14 (8.54%) OOP
9 13 (7.93%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (6.10%) TDD
10 10 (6.10%) Use Case
11 9 (5.49%) BDD
12 8 (4.88%) Analytics
13 7 (4.27%) Web Application Development
13 7 (4.27%) Web Accessibility
14 6 (3.66%) Time Management
14 6 (3.66%) UML
15 5 (3.05%) Unit Testing
16 4 (2.44%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 148 (90.24%) JavaScript
2 31 (18.90%) PHP
3 25 (15.24%) C#
4 16 (9.76%) Ruby
5 14 (8.54%) SQL
6 9 (5.49%) PHP5
7 7 (4.27%) Java
8 6 (3.66%) T-SQL
9 5 (3.05%) PHP4
10 2 (1.22%) XPath
11 1 (0.61%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (0.61%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (9.76%) Facebook
2 12 (7.32%) Google
3 6 (3.66%) Sitecore
4 5 (3.05%) Sage
5 4 (2.44%) JBoss
5 4 (2.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.44%) Twitter
6 3 (1.83%) Apple
7 2 (1.22%) Adobe
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle
8 1 (0.61%) VMware
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