The table below looks at the statistics for the Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 146 113 159
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 86 164 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.54% 2.33% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 2.42% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 67 143 76
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 £28,700 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Front End Developer (Client-Side 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
5353 6787 6388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.12% 96.58% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4488 5731 5335
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,001 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) across the North West region.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Salary Trend in the North West

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the North West region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Salary Histogram in the North West

Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) within the North West region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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 -43 55 £37,500 +22.95% 17
Cheshire +25 20 £45,000 +28.57% 6
Merseyside +2 10 £30,750 -18.00% 4
Lancashire +11 1 £32,500 +18.18% 1
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) in their job title.

1 172 (95.03%) HTML
2 169 (93.37%) CSS
3 159 (87.85%) JavaScript
4 146 (80.66%) Front End Development
5 120 (66.30%) HTML5
6 111 (61.33%) jQuery
7 96 (53.04%) CSS3
8 79 (43.65%) AngularJS
9 63 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
10 59 (32.60%) PHP
11 56 (30.94%) Responsive Web Design
12 50 (27.62%) Web Development
13 42 (23.20%) User Experience
14 41 (22.65%) Git (software)
15 39 (21.55%) JSON
16 38 (20.99%) Sass
16 38 (20.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 32 (17.68%) Node.js
17 32 (17.68%) Photoshop
18 31 (17.13%) Ajax
19 30 (16.57%) Backbone.js
20 29 (16.02%) Marketing
21 28 (15.47%) WordPress
22 27 (14.92%) MySQL
23 24 (13.26%) TDD
23 24 (13.26%) LESS
24 23 (12.71%) Java
24 23 (12.71%) XML
24 23 (12.71%) E-Commerce
25 22 (12.15%) OO

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 32 (17.68%) Node.js
2 28 (15.47%) WordPress
3 19 (10.50%) CMS
4 8 (4.42%) Drupal
5 5 (2.76%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.66%) Joomla!
6 3 (1.66%) nginx
6 3 (1.66%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (1.10%) Apache
8 1 (0.55%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.55%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 32 (17.68%) Photoshop
2 6 (3.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 6 (3.31%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.10%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (8.84%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.97%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (4.97%) GitHub
2 8 (4.42%) SaaS
3 7 (3.87%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.87%) SPDY
2 5 (2.76%) SSH
3 1 (0.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.92%) MySQL
2 9 (4.97%) NoSQL
3 7 (3.87%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (2.21%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.66%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 41 (22.65%) Git (software)
2 19 (10.50%) Subversion
3 18 (9.94%) Grunt
4 15 (8.29%) gulp
5 11 (6.08%) Visual Studio
6 8 (4.42%) Maven
7 7 (3.87%) Selenium
7 7 (3.87%) TeamCity
8 6 (3.31%) Ant
8 6 (3.31%) Jasmine
8 6 (3.31%) Phing
9 4 (2.21%) Hudson
9 4 (2.21%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.66%) Mercurial
10 3 (1.66%) QUnit
11 2 (1.10%) Mocha
11 2 (1.10%) webpack
12 1 (0.55%) Axure RP
12 1 (0.55%) Bower
12 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (16.02%) Marketing
2 20 (11.05%) Finance
3 6 (3.31%) Retail
4 3 (1.66%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.10%) Automotive
5 2 (1.10%) Games
5 2 (1.10%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (95.03%) HTML
2 169 (93.37%) CSS
3 120 (66.30%) HTML5
4 111 (61.33%) jQuery
5 96 (53.04%) CSS3
6 79 (43.65%) AngularJS
7 39 (21.55%) JSON
8 38 (20.99%) Sass
8 38 (20.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 31 (17.13%) Ajax
10 30 (16.57%) Backbone.js
11 24 (13.26%) LESS
12 23 (12.71%) XML
13 20 (11.05%) Ember.js
14 14 (7.73%) React
15 13 (7.18%) REST
15 13 (7.18%) Web Services
16 11 (6.08%) .NET
16 11 (6.08%) KnockoutJS
17 9 (4.97%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 42 (23.20%) User Experience
2 14 (7.73%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.76%) Social Media
4 4 (2.21%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.21%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.66%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.66%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.66%) e-Learning
5 3 (1.66%) NHS
5 3 (1.66%) Psychology
6 1 (0.55%) Animation
6 1 (0.55%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.55%) iPad
6 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.55%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.55%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.08%) Linux
2 4 (2.21%) Unix
3 3 (1.66%) Android
3 3 (1.66%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.66%) webOS
3 3 (1.66%) Windows
3 3 (1.66%) Windows Phone
3 3 (1.66%) Windows Phone 7
4 1 (0.55%) Debian
4 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (80.66%) Front End Development
2 63 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (30.94%) Responsive Web Design
4 50 (27.62%) Web Development
5 24 (13.26%) TDD
6 23 (12.71%) E-Commerce
7 22 (12.15%) OO
8 20 (11.05%) SEO
9 19 (10.50%) Web Design
10 16 (8.84%) Scrum
10 16 (8.84%) SOA
11 15 (8.29%) Mobile Development
12 13 (7.18%) Web Application Development
12 13 (7.18%) Web Marketing
13 11 (6.08%) MVC
13 11 (6.08%) Unit Testing
13 11 (6.08%) Workflow
14 10 (5.52%) Progressive Enhancement
15 8 (4.42%) Technical Architecture
15 8 (4.42%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 159 (87.85%) JavaScript
2 59 (32.60%) PHP
3 23 (12.71%) Java
4 8 (4.42%) SQL
5 7 (3.87%) C#
6 5 (2.76%) CoffeeScript
7 3 (1.66%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.10%) ES6
8 2 (1.10%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.55%) Groovy
9 1 (0.55%) Python
9 1 (0.55%) Ruby
9 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (4.42%) Degree
2 5 (2.76%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.87%) QA
2 5 (2.76%) WAI
3 2 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (4.42%) Docker
Vendors
1 15 (8.29%) Adobe
2 12 (6.63%) Twitter
3 7 (3.87%) Atlassian
4 5 (2.76%) Google
4 5 (2.76%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.21%) Facebook
6 2 (1.10%) Sony
7 1 (0.55%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.55%) SAP
7 1 (0.55%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.55%) Xamarin
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