The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West 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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 140 143 203
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +60
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 123 107 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.67% 1.60% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 1.70% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 113 88 52
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,750 £34,900
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Front-End Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6992 6278 7043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.70% 93.93% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5826 5362 6009
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 £23,500 £23,500 £24,000
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 the North West

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

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Front-End Developer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Front-End Developer Salary Trend in the North West

Front-End Developer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

Front-End Developer Salary Histogram in the North West

Front-End Developer
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 30 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
Manchester +13 81 £32,500 +8.33% 17
Cheshire +10 30 £35,000 +22.80% 8
Merseyside -3 6 £30,000 +20.00% 2
Lancashire -8 5 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Cumbria - 1 £32,500 -
Front-End Developer
England

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 247 (98.80%) HTML
2 236 (94.40%) CSS
3 228 (91.20%) JavaScript
4 155 (62.00%) jQuery
5 133 (53.20%) HTML5
6 104 (41.60%) CSS3
7 61 (24.40%) Photoshop
8 60 (24.00%) WordPress
9 56 (22.40%) Git (software)
9 56 (22.40%) Responsive Web Design
10 53 (21.20%) Sass
11 49 (19.60%) .NET
12 48 (19.20%) Agile Software Development
13 46 (18.40%) PHP
14 45 (18.00%) Backbone.js
15 43 (17.20%) User Experience
16 42 (16.80%) E-Commerce
17 41 (16.40%) Web Design
18 39 (15.60%) Marketing
19 38 (15.20%) AngularJS
20 35 (14.00%) C#
21 33 (13.20%) ASP.NET
22 32 (12.80%) MVC
22 32 (12.80%) Web Development
23 31 (12.40%) Ajax
24 29 (11.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 27 (10.80%) Magento
25 27 (10.80%) SEO
26 26 (10.40%) Google
26 26 (10.40%) CMS

Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 60 (24.00%) WordPress
2 26 (10.40%) CMS
3 12 (4.80%) Umbraco
3 12 (4.80%) Node.js
4 6 (2.40%) ExpressionEngine
5 4 (1.60%) Apache Solr
5 4 (1.60%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.60%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.20%) Flash Media Server
7 2 (0.80%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 61 (24.40%) Photoshop
2 5 (2.00%) Fireworks
2 5 (2.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 27 (10.80%) Magento
2 5 (2.00%) Sage 200
2 5 (2.00%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.20%) HTTP
2 1 (0.40%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.40%) Internet
2 1 (0.40%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.00%) MySQL
3 5 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.60%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.20%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.40%) Big Data
6 1 (0.40%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 56 (22.40%) Git (software)
2 20 (8.00%) Subversion
3 11 (4.40%) Grunt
4 10 (4.00%) Bower
5 9 (3.60%) Dreamweaver
6 7 (2.80%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (2.00%) Axure RP
8 4 (1.60%) Selenium
8 4 (1.60%) JUnit
8 4 (1.60%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.20%) FlexUnit
10 1 (0.40%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 1 (0.40%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.40%) NUnit
10 1 (0.40%) Firebug
10 1 (0.40%) Jenkins
General
1 39 (15.60%) Marketing
2 13 (5.20%) Finance
3 12 (4.80%) Retail
4 8 (3.20%) Advertising
5 7 (2.80%) Games
6 3 (1.20%) Automotive
7 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (98.80%) HTML
2 236 (94.40%) CSS
3 155 (62.00%) jQuery
4 133 (53.20%) HTML5
5 104 (41.60%) CSS3
6 53 (21.20%) Sass
7 49 (19.60%) .NET
8 45 (18.00%) Backbone.js
9 38 (15.20%) AngularJS
10 33 (13.20%) ASP.NET
11 31 (12.40%) Ajax
12 29 (11.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 23 (9.20%) LESS
14 21 (8.40%) KnockoutJS
15 20 (8.00%) Web Services
15 20 (8.00%) XML
16 18 (7.20%) XHTML
17 17 (6.80%) Symfony
17 17 (6.80%) PhoneGap
18 16 (6.40%) Corona SDK
Miscellaneous
1 43 (17.20%) User Experience
2 17 (6.80%) Social Media
2 17 (6.80%) Mobile App
3 8 (3.20%) iPhone
4 6 (2.40%) Graphic Design
5 3 (1.20%) Web 2.0
5 3 (1.20%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.20%) Blog
6 2 (0.80%) NHS
6 2 (0.80%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.40%) iPad
7 1 (0.40%) W3C
7 1 (0.40%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 14 (5.60%) Linux
2 10 (4.00%) Android
2 10 (4.00%) Windows
3 4 (1.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (22.40%) Responsive Web Design
2 48 (19.20%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (16.80%) E-Commerce
4 41 (16.40%) Web Design
5 32 (12.80%) Web Development
5 32 (12.80%) MVC
6 27 (10.80%) SEO
7 24 (9.60%) TDD
8 18 (7.20%) OO
9 16 (6.40%) Scrum
9 16 (6.40%) Software Engineering
10 13 (5.20%) OOP
11 12 (4.80%) BDD
12 11 (4.40%) Mentoring
12 11 (4.40%) Use Case
13 10 (4.00%) Web Application Development
14 8 (3.20%) Analytics
14 8 (3.20%) Email Marketing
14 8 (3.20%) Web Accessibility
15 6 (2.40%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 228 (91.20%) JavaScript
2 46 (18.40%) PHP
3 35 (14.00%) C#
4 16 (6.40%) SQL
4 16 (6.40%) Ruby
5 10 (4.00%) PHP5
5 10 (4.00%) Java
6 5 (2.00%) PHP4
6 5 (2.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.20%) C++
7 3 (1.20%) XPath
8 2 (0.80%) Python
9 1 (0.40%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.40%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (2.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.80%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 26 (10.40%) Google
2 21 (8.40%) Facebook
3 14 (5.60%) Twitter
4 9 (3.60%) Adobe
5 8 (3.20%) Sitecore
6 6 (2.40%) Eloqua
6 6 (2.40%) EPiServer
7 5 (2.00%) Sage
8 4 (1.60%) JBoss
9 3 (1.20%) Microsoft
9 3 (1.20%) Oracle
10 1 (0.40%) Apple
10 1 (0.40%) VMware
10 1 (0.40%) Zend
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