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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 120 152 190
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +38
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 129 90 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.91% 1.37% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 1.44% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 104 77 62
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,200 £45,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
6429 6251 6839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.08% 94.97% 95.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5302 5165 5741
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 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
Manchester +36 114 £32,000 - 25
Cheshire -20 9 £32,625 +1.95% 10
Merseyside - 5 £35,750 - 2
Lancashire -15 1 £25,000 -5.66% 2
Front-End Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

1 294 (98.33%) CSS
2 292 (97.66%) HTML
3 280 (93.65%) JavaScript
4 178 (59.53%) jQuery
5 149 (49.83%) HTML5
6 131 (43.81%) CSS3
7 100 (33.44%) Git (software)
8 92 (30.77%) PHP
9 84 (28.09%) AngularJS
10 82 (27.42%) Sass
11 71 (23.75%) Responsive Web Design
12 64 (21.40%) WordPress
13 63 (21.07%) Photoshop
14 60 (20.07%) User Experience
15 58 (19.40%) Web Design
16 55 (18.39%) LESS
17 54 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
18 48 (16.05%) Backbone.js
18 48 (16.05%) Ajax
18 48 (16.05%) E-Commerce
19 40 (13.38%) Marketing
19 40 (13.38%) Web Development
19 40 (13.38%) Magento
20 38 (12.71%) CMS
21 37 (12.37%) .NET
22 36 (12.04%) MVC
23 33 (11.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 27 (9.03%) Mobile App
25 26 (8.70%) KnockoutJS
25 26 (8.70%) Facebook

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 64 (21.40%) WordPress
2 38 (12.71%) CMS
3 22 (7.36%) Node.js
4 13 (4.35%) Umbraco
5 9 (3.01%) Drupal
6 2 (0.67%) Flash Media Server
7 1 (0.33%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.33%) JBoss
7 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 63 (21.07%) Photoshop
2 8 (2.68%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (2.68%) Fireworks
3 1 (0.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.33%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 40 (13.38%) Magento
2 1 (0.33%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.34%) SaaS
2 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.01%) Internet
2 9 (3.01%) HTTP
3 1 (0.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (7.69%) MySQL
2 16 (5.35%) SQL Server
3 6 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.01%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (2.01%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.67%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.67%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.33%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 100 (33.44%) Git (software)
2 23 (7.69%) Grunt
3 17 (5.69%) Subversion
4 11 (3.68%) Dreamweaver
5 9 (3.01%) Jasmine
6 5 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (1.67%) JIRA
6 5 (1.67%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.34%) Mercurial
7 4 (1.34%) Bower
8 2 (0.67%) JUnit
8 2 (0.67%) Selenium
8 2 (0.67%) FlexUnit
9 1 (0.33%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.33%) Gradle
9 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
General
1 40 (13.38%) Marketing
2 15 (5.02%) Retail
3 13 (4.35%) Finance
4 5 (1.67%) Games
5 3 (1.00%) Music Industry
5 3 (1.00%) Automotive
6 2 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 294 (98.33%) CSS
2 292 (97.66%) HTML
3 178 (59.53%) jQuery
4 149 (49.83%) HTML5
5 131 (43.81%) CSS3
6 84 (28.09%) AngularJS
7 82 (27.42%) Sass
8 55 (18.39%) LESS
9 48 (16.05%) Backbone.js
9 48 (16.05%) Ajax
10 37 (12.37%) .NET
11 33 (11.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 26 (8.70%) KnockoutJS
13 25 (8.36%) XML
14 22 (7.36%) JSON
15 19 (6.35%) XHTML
16 17 (5.69%) PhoneGap
17 16 (5.35%) Corona SDK
18 15 (5.02%) Web Services
19 14 (4.68%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 60 (20.07%) User Experience
2 27 (9.03%) Mobile App
3 12 (4.01%) Social Media
4 9 (3.01%) Animation
5 6 (2.01%) Social Network
6 4 (1.34%) Open Source
7 3 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.00%) Blog
7 3 (1.00%) Life Science
8 2 (0.67%) W3C
8 2 (0.67%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.67%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.67%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.33%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.33%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.33%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.33%) RIA
9 1 (0.33%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (3.68%) Apple iOS
1 11 (3.68%) Android
2 8 (2.68%) Linux
3 4 (1.34%) Windows
4 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (23.75%) Responsive Web Design
2 58 (19.40%) Web Design
3 54 (18.06%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (16.05%) E-Commerce
5 40 (13.38%) Web Development
6 36 (12.04%) MVC
7 16 (5.35%) Email Marketing
8 15 (5.02%) TDD
9 13 (4.35%) SEO
9 13 (4.35%) Scrum
10 12 (4.01%) Digital Marketing
11 11 (3.68%) Content Management
11 11 (3.68%) OO
12 8 (2.68%) OOP
13 5 (1.67%) Product Management
13 5 (1.67%) BDD
13 5 (1.67%) Web Application Development
13 5 (1.67%) B2C
14 4 (1.34%) Technical Analysis
15 3 (1.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 280 (93.65%) JavaScript
2 92 (30.77%) PHP
3 23 (7.69%) C#
4 16 (5.35%) SQL
5 8 (2.68%) T-SQL
6 7 (2.34%) Java
7 6 (2.01%) Ruby
8 4 (1.34%) Python
9 2 (0.67%) C++
9 2 (0.67%) PHP5
10 1 (0.33%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.33%) COBOL
10 1 (0.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (4.01%) Degree
2 6 (2.01%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.67%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (8.70%) Facebook
2 21 (7.02%) Google
2 21 (7.02%) Twitter
3 9 (3.01%) Adobe
4 6 (2.01%) Zend
4 6 (2.01%) EPiServer
4 6 (2.01%) Eloqua
5 3 (1.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.67%) Apple
7 1 (0.33%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com
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