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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 93 130 142
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 175 124 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.83% 1.75% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.98% 1.84% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 146 82 103
Average salary £35,000 £28,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.80% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £38,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
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
5864 6733 6993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.98% 95.22% 95.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4718 5435 5955
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +43 123 £35,000 +27.27% 25
Cheshire +6 34 £34,000 +13.33% 13
Lancashire -3 10 £32,500 +22.64% 5
Merseyside +6 7 £25,000 -23.07% 1
Front-End Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 312 (98.42%) HTML
2 311 (98.11%) CSS
3 294 (92.74%) JavaScript
4 185 (58.36%) jQuery
5 175 (55.21%) HTML5
6 122 (38.49%) CSS3
7 120 (37.85%) AngularJS
8 91 (28.71%) Agile Software Development
8 91 (28.71%) PHP
9 82 (25.87%) Sass
10 81 (25.55%) Responsive Web Design
11 69 (21.77%) Git (software)
12 65 (20.50%) User Experience
13 59 (18.61%) Ajax
14 57 (17.98%) Photoshop
15 55 (17.35%) E-Commerce
16 54 (17.03%) LESS
17 52 (16.40%) Web Development
18 44 (13.88%) Backbone.js
18 44 (13.88%) MVC
19 43 (13.56%) .NET
19 43 (13.56%) KnockoutJS
20 42 (13.25%) Magento
21 38 (11.99%) WordPress
22 36 (11.36%) CMS
23 35 (11.04%) XHTML
24 34 (10.73%) Grunt
25 33 (10.41%) C#
25 33 (10.41%) Web Design
26 31 (9.78%) Mobile App

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 38 (11.99%) WordPress
2 36 (11.36%) CMS
3 29 (9.15%) Node.js
4 12 (3.79%) Umbraco
5 9 (2.84%) Drupal
6 3 (0.95%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.32%) Kentico
Applications
1 57 (17.98%) Photoshop
2 12 (3.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (2.21%) Fireworks
4 6 (1.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.63%) MS Excel
6 1 (0.32%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 42 (13.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.32%) Silverpop
1 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.89%) Internet
2 4 (1.26%) HTTP
2 4 (1.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.05%) MySQL
2 11 (3.47%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (0.95%) Relational Database
3 3 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 69 (21.77%) Git (software)
2 34 (10.73%) Grunt
3 13 (4.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (3.47%) Jasmine
5 9 (2.84%) Mercurial
6 8 (2.52%) Bower
7 5 (1.58%) Dreamweaver
7 5 (1.58%) JIRA
8 4 (1.26%) Subversion
9 2 (0.63%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.32%) Ant
10 1 (0.32%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.32%) Axure RP
10 1 (0.32%) Phing
10 1 (0.32%) Gradle
10 1 (0.32%) Jenkins
General
1 29 (9.15%) Marketing
2 16 (5.05%) Finance
3 13 (4.10%) Retail
4 8 (2.52%) Games
5 3 (0.95%) Automotive
5 3 (0.95%) Music Industry
6 2 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.63%) Advertising
7 1 (0.32%) Banking
7 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 312 (98.42%) HTML
2 311 (98.11%) CSS
3 185 (58.36%) jQuery
4 175 (55.21%) HTML5
5 122 (38.49%) CSS3
6 120 (37.85%) AngularJS
7 82 (25.87%) Sass
8 59 (18.61%) Ajax
9 54 (17.03%) LESS
10 44 (13.88%) Backbone.js
11 43 (13.56%) .NET
11 43 (13.56%) KnockoutJS
12 35 (11.04%) XHTML
13 30 (9.46%) ASP.NET
14 27 (8.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 27 (8.52%) XML
15 22 (6.94%) Web Services
15 22 (6.94%) JSON
16 17 (5.36%) Ember.js
17 15 (4.73%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 65 (20.50%) User Experience
2 31 (9.78%) Mobile App
3 11 (3.47%) Social Media
4 8 (2.52%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.21%) W3C
5 7 (2.21%) Social Network
5 7 (2.21%) Animation
6 4 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.26%) Graphic Design
7 3 (0.95%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.63%) Blog
8 2 (0.63%) Semantic Web
8 2 (0.63%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.32%) BBC
9 1 (0.32%) RIA
9 1 (0.32%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.32%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.32%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.15%) Linux
2 8 (2.52%) Windows
3 4 (1.26%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.26%) Android
4 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (28.71%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (25.55%) Responsive Web Design
3 55 (17.35%) E-Commerce
4 52 (16.40%) Web Development
5 44 (13.88%) MVC
6 33 (10.41%) Web Design
7 30 (9.46%) TDD
8 22 (6.94%) Scrum
9 18 (5.68%) Digital Marketing
10 17 (5.36%) Mobile Development
11 15 (4.73%) OO
12 14 (4.42%) SDLC
13 12 (3.79%) SEO
14 10 (3.15%) Unit Testing
15 9 (2.84%) Continuous Improvement
15 9 (2.84%) BDD
16 8 (2.52%) Product Management
16 8 (2.52%) Software Engineering
16 8 (2.52%) OOP
17 7 (2.21%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 294 (92.74%) JavaScript
2 91 (28.71%) PHP
3 33 (10.41%) C#
4 13 (4.10%) SQL
5 7 (2.21%) Java
6 3 (0.95%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.63%) TypeScript
7 2 (0.63%) Ruby
8 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (5.99%) Degree
2 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.21%) SLA
2 4 (1.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.32%) Plesk
Vendors
1 19 (5.99%) Google
2 13 (4.10%) Twitter
2 13 (4.10%) Adobe
3 10 (3.15%) Facebook
4 7 (2.21%) Apple
5 3 (0.95%) Microsoft
6 2 (0.63%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.63%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.32%) Sony
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle
7 1 (0.32%) Alterian
7 1 (0.32%) Yahoo!
7 1 (0.32%) Sencha
7 1 (0.32%) hybris
7 1 (0.32%) Eloqua
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