The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 118 122 209
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +87
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 139 135 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.00% 1.84% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 1.95% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 111 111 40
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6594 6939 7170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.75% 94.82% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5325 5948 6330
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Front-End Developer
England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +9 85 £32,000 +6.66% 14
Cheshire +18 44 £32,500 +8.33% 10
Merseyside -8 9 £32,500 -7.14% 4
Lancashire -6 1 £23,500 -12.96% 1
Front-End Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 266 (100.00%) HTML
2 253 (95.11%) CSS
3 239 (89.85%) JavaScript
4 188 (70.68%) jQuery
5 133 (50.00%) HTML5
6 98 (36.84%) CSS3
7 55 (20.68%) PHP
7 55 (20.68%) Marketing
8 53 (19.92%) Responsive Web Design
9 51 (19.17%) WordPress
10 50 (18.80%) .NET
11 49 (18.42%) Photoshop
12 45 (16.92%) E-Commerce
12 45 (16.92%) Sass
13 41 (15.41%) Web Development
14 37 (13.91%) Backbone.js
15 36 (13.53%) Ajax
16 35 (13.16%) MVC
17 32 (12.03%) C#
17 32 (12.03%) ASP.NET
18 29 (10.90%) SEO
18 29 (10.90%) Web Design
19 28 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 28 (10.53%) Magento
19 28 (10.53%) Git (software)
19 28 (10.53%) Social Media
20 24 (9.02%) AngularJS
21 23 (8.65%) LESS
22 22 (8.27%) CMS
22 22 (8.27%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 51 (19.17%) WordPress
2 22 (8.27%) CMS
3 13 (4.89%) Node.js
4 5 (1.88%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.88%) ExpressionEngine
4 5 (1.88%) Apache Solr
5 4 (1.50%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.13%) Drupal
6 3 (1.13%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.38%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.38%) DNN
Applications
1 49 (18.42%) Photoshop
2 10 (3.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (1.88%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.13%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.38%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 28 (10.53%) Magento
2 3 (1.13%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.13%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.26%) HTTP
2 1 (0.38%) SSH
2 1 (0.38%) Intranet
2 1 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.77%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.89%) MySQL
3 5 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.50%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 10 (3.76%) Subversion
3 9 (3.38%) Grunt
4 7 (2.63%) Dreamweaver
4 7 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (2.63%) Bower
5 5 (1.88%) PhoneGap
6 4 (1.50%) Selenium
7 3 (1.13%) Ant
7 3 (1.13%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.38%) NUnit
8 1 (0.38%) Firebug
8 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.38%) JUnit
8 1 (0.38%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
General
1 55 (20.68%) Marketing
2 15 (5.64%) Finance
3 10 (3.76%) Retail
4 6 (2.26%) Advertising
5 5 (1.88%) Games
6 3 (1.13%) Automotive
7 2 (0.75%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 266 (100.00%) HTML
2 253 (95.11%) CSS
3 188 (70.68%) jQuery
4 133 (50.00%) HTML5
5 98 (36.84%) CSS3
6 50 (18.80%) .NET
7 45 (16.92%) Sass
8 37 (13.91%) Backbone.js
9 36 (13.53%) Ajax
10 32 (12.03%) ASP.NET
11 28 (10.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 24 (9.02%) AngularJS
13 23 (8.65%) LESS
14 22 (8.27%) XML
15 20 (7.52%) Web Services
16 18 (6.77%) KnockoutJS
17 17 (6.39%) XHTML
18 16 (6.02%) Ruby on Rails
19 13 (4.89%) JSON
20 11 (4.14%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.53%) Social Media
2 18 (6.77%) Mobile App
3 5 (1.88%) Graphic Design
3 5 (1.88%) iPhone
4 4 (1.50%) NHS
5 3 (1.13%) Blog
5 3 (1.13%) Web 2.0
5 3 (1.13%) W3C
6 1 (0.38%) Human Factors
6 1 (0.38%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.38%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.38%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.38%) Linux
2 7 (2.63%) Windows
2 7 (2.63%) Android
3 2 (0.75%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.38%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (19.92%) Responsive Web Design
2 45 (16.92%) E-Commerce
3 41 (15.41%) Web Development
4 35 (13.16%) MVC
5 29 (10.90%) SEO
5 29 (10.90%) Web Design
6 21 (7.89%) OO
7 19 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (6.77%) Software Engineering
9 17 (6.39%) TDD
10 14 (5.26%) OOP
11 13 (4.89%) Scrum
12 10 (3.76%) Use Case
13 7 (2.63%) Digital Marketing
13 7 (2.63%) BDD
13 7 (2.63%) Web Accessibility
14 6 (2.26%) Analytics
14 6 (2.26%) Email Marketing
15 5 (1.88%) UML
15 5 (1.88%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 239 (89.85%) JavaScript
2 55 (20.68%) PHP
3 32 (12.03%) C#
4 21 (7.89%) Ruby
5 20 (7.52%) SQL
6 6 (2.26%) PHP5
7 5 (1.88%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.88%) VB.NET
7 5 (1.88%) Java
8 3 (1.13%) PHP4
9 2 (0.75%) Python
9 2 (0.75%) XPath
10 1 (0.38%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.38%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (3.01%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.75%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 19 (7.14%) Google
2 13 (4.89%) Adobe
3 12 (4.51%) Twitter
4 8 (3.01%) Facebook
5 7 (2.63%) Sitecore
6 6 (2.26%) Microsoft
6 6 (2.26%) Oracle
7 5 (1.88%) JBoss
8 3 (1.13%) Sun
8 3 (1.13%) Apple
8 3 (1.13%) Sage
8 3 (1.13%) Eloqua
8 3 (1.13%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.38%) VMware
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