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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 112 100 102
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 77 90 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.99% 2.20% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 2.31% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 61 81 57
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
3704 3888 3588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 95.71% 95.20% 94.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3107 3220 3133
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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 +7 2 £39,000 +56.00%
Wigan - 2 £29,000 -
Bolton - 2 £35,000 - 2
Salford - 1 £45,000 - 1
Front-End Developer
North West

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 195 (96.53%) HTML
1 195 (96.53%) CSS
2 177 (87.62%) JavaScript
3 125 (61.88%) HTML5
4 98 (48.51%) jQuery
5 94 (46.53%) AngularJS
6 78 (38.61%) CSS3
7 72 (35.64%) Agile Software Development
8 54 (26.73%) Sass
9 50 (24.75%) Responsive Web Design
10 46 (22.77%) PHP
11 41 (20.30%) KnockoutJS
12 40 (19.80%) User Experience
13 39 (19.31%) TDD
14 38 (18.81%) Git (software)
15 36 (17.82%) Photoshop
16 34 (16.83%) E-Commerce
16 34 (16.83%) Backbone.js
17 32 (15.84%) Node.js
17 32 (15.84%) Web Development
18 30 (14.85%) LESS
19 28 (13.86%) OO
20 27 (13.37%) CMS
21 26 (12.87%) .NET
22 24 (11.88%) MVC
22 24 (11.88%) Magento
22 24 (11.88%) Mobile App
23 23 (11.39%) C#
24 22 (10.89%) Ajax
24 22 (10.89%) Twitter Bootstrap

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 32 (15.84%) Node.js
2 27 (13.37%) CMS
3 21 (10.40%) WordPress
4 9 (4.46%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.49%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.49%) Drupal
5 3 (1.49%) Kentico
6 2 (0.99%) ExpressionEngine
6 2 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.50%) nginx
Applications
1 36 (17.82%) Photoshop
2 13 (6.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 24 (11.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.50%) SaaS
1 1 (0.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.48%) Intranet
2 2 (0.99%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.45%) MySQL
2 2 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 38 (18.81%) Git (software)
2 21 (10.40%) Grunt
3 10 (4.95%) gulp
4 9 (4.46%) Subversion
5 8 (3.96%) Jasmine
6 6 (2.97%) Phing
6 6 (2.97%) Ant
6 6 (2.97%) Visual Studio
7 5 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (2.48%) Mercurial
7 5 (2.48%) Bower
8 4 (1.98%) Dreamweaver
9 3 (1.49%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.50%) webpack
10 1 (0.50%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 16 (7.92%) Marketing
2 14 (6.93%) Finance
3 13 (6.44%) Games
4 3 (1.49%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.50%) Retail
5 1 (0.50%) Automotive
5 1 (0.50%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (96.53%) HTML
1 195 (96.53%) CSS
2 125 (61.88%) HTML5
3 98 (48.51%) jQuery
4 94 (46.53%) AngularJS
5 78 (38.61%) CSS3
6 54 (26.73%) Sass
7 41 (20.30%) KnockoutJS
8 34 (16.83%) Backbone.js
9 30 (14.85%) LESS
10 26 (12.87%) .NET
11 22 (10.89%) Ajax
11 22 (10.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 21 (10.40%) ASP.NET
13 19 (9.41%) React
14 18 (8.91%) Ember.js
15 15 (7.43%) ASP.NET Web API
16 14 (6.93%) XML
16 14 (6.93%) XHTML
17 13 (6.44%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 40 (19.80%) User Experience
2 24 (11.88%) Mobile App
3 11 (5.45%) Social Media
4 8 (3.96%) W3C
4 8 (3.96%) Blog
5 7 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.98%) BBC
6 4 (1.98%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.49%) E-Learning
7 3 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.99%) Social Network
9 1 (0.50%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (35.64%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (24.75%) Responsive Web Design
3 39 (19.31%) TDD
4 34 (16.83%) E-Commerce
5 32 (15.84%) Web Development
6 28 (13.86%) OO
7 24 (11.88%) MVC
8 14 (6.93%) Scrum
9 13 (6.44%) SEO
10 12 (5.94%) Web Design
11 10 (4.95%) Unit Testing
11 10 (4.95%) Mobile Development
12 8 (3.96%) Mobile First
12 8 (3.96%) BDD
13 7 (3.47%) SOA
14 6 (2.97%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (2.97%) People Management
15 5 (2.48%) API Integration
15 5 (2.48%) CRM
15 5 (2.48%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 177 (87.62%) JavaScript
2 46 (22.77%) PHP
3 23 (11.39%) C#
4 6 (2.97%) SQL
5 5 (2.48%) Java
6 2 (0.99%) Ruby
7 1 (0.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (7.43%) Degree
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.47%) SLA
2 3 (1.49%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (8.42%) Google
2 11 (5.45%) Adobe
3 6 (2.97%) Facebook
4 4 (1.98%) Yahoo!
4 4 (1.98%) Apple
4 4 (1.98%) Sony
5 3 (1.49%) Oracle
5 3 (1.49%) hybris
6 2 (0.99%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.99%) Twitter
7 1 (0.50%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.50%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.50%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.50%) Alterian
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