The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside 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 60 53 64
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 3 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.50% 2.62% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 2.72% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 7
Average salary £37,500 £27,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% +17.02%
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 Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
567 626 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 94.03% 96.31% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 471 548 560
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Front-End Developer
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Front-End Developer Salary Trend in Merseyside

Front-End Developer
Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside 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
(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
Liverpool +1 3 £37,500 +25.00% 4
Front-End Developer
North West

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 14 (87.50%) HTML
1 14 (87.50%) JavaScript
1 14 (87.50%) CSS
1 14 (87.50%) HTML5
1 14 (87.50%) CSS3
2 12 (75.00%) jQuery
3 7 (43.75%) Ajax
3 7 (43.75%) E-Commerce
4 5 (31.25%) Photoshop
4 5 (31.25%) CMS
4 5 (31.25%) JSON
5 4 (25.00%) Magento
5 4 (25.00%) User Experience
6 3 (18.75%) Twitter
6 3 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (18.75%) Sass
6 3 (18.75%) LESS
6 3 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
6 3 (18.75%) Blog
6 3 (18.75%) Google Maps API
6 3 (18.75%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (18.75%) Google
6 3 (18.75%) C#
6 3 (18.75%) Adobe
7 2 (12.50%) Web Services
7 2 (12.50%) OO
7 2 (12.50%) Flash
7 2 (12.50%) Python
7 2 (12.50%) XHTML

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 5 (31.25%) CMS
2 2 (12.50%) WordPress
2 2 (12.50%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Photoshop
2 3 (18.75%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Magento
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Subversion
1 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) CSS
1 14 (87.50%) HTML
1 14 (87.50%) HTML5
1 14 (87.50%) CSS3
2 12 (75.00%) jQuery
3 7 (43.75%) Ajax
4 5 (31.25%) JSON
5 3 (18.75%) Google Maps API
5 3 (18.75%) Sass
5 3 (18.75%) LESS
5 3 (18.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (12.50%) Backbone.js
6 2 (12.50%) Web Services
6 2 (12.50%) Flash
6 2 (12.50%) XHTML
7 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) User Experience
2 3 (18.75%) Blog
2 3 (18.75%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) E-Commerce
2 3 (18.75%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
3 2 (12.50%) OO
3 2 (12.50%) Web Development
3 2 (12.50%) Online Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) MVC
4 1 (6.25%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (18.75%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) PHP
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) Ruby
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Adobe
1 3 (18.75%) Google
1 3 (18.75%) Twitter
2 2 (12.50%) Sitecore
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