The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Web 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 Web Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Web Developer
Rank 226 215 258
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Web Developer 22 23 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.35% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.37% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16 23 11
Average salary £25,000 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £26,800 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £30,000 £31,250
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -4.00%
Front-End Web 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
6608 6170 7549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.00% 95.11% 96.34%
Number of salaries quoted 5641 5176 6547
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £23,000
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 Web Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Front-End Web Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Front-End Web 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 Web Developer across the North West region.

Front-End Web Developer Salary Trend in the North West

Front-End Web Developer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Front-End Web Developer across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Front-End Web Developer Salary Histogram in the North West

Front-End Web 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 Web Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 January 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 -11 17 £25,000 -44.44% 2
Lancashire -3 2 £27,500 -5.17%
Cheshire -7 2 £30,500 +10.90%
Merseyside +14 1 - - 1
Front-End Web Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Front-End Web 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 Web Developer in their job title.

1 52 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 51 (98.08%) HTML
2 51 (98.08%) CSS
3 43 (82.69%) jQuery
4 32 (61.54%) HTML5
5 27 (51.92%) CSS3
6 17 (32.69%) PHP
7 15 (28.85%) AngularJS
8 14 (26.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 14 (26.92%) Web Design
8 14 (26.92%) Web Development
9 13 (25.00%) WordPress
10 12 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
10 12 (23.08%) Backbone.js
10 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (21.15%) CMS
11 11 (21.15%) Sass
12 10 (19.23%) Twitter
12 10 (19.23%) .NET
12 10 (19.23%) Content Management
13 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET
13 9 (17.31%) Umbraco
13 9 (17.31%) MySQL
13 9 (17.31%) C#
13 9 (17.31%) LESS
14 8 (15.38%) User Experience
14 8 (15.38%) Photoshop
15 7 (13.46%) Web Services
15 7 (13.46%) MVC
15 7 (13.46%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Front-End Web 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 Web Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (25.00%) WordPress
2 11 (21.15%) CMS
3 9 (17.31%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.92%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) Photoshop
2 3 (5.77%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.54%) Internet
2 2 (3.85%) HTTP
3 1 (1.92%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.77%) Grunt
3 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.92%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.92%) Jasmine
General
1 3 (5.77%) Retail
2 2 (3.85%) Marketing
2 2 (3.85%) Games
3 1 (1.92%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (98.08%) HTML
1 51 (98.08%) CSS
2 43 (82.69%) jQuery
3 32 (61.54%) HTML5
4 27 (51.92%) CSS3
5 15 (28.85%) AngularJS
6 14 (26.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 12 (23.08%) Backbone.js
8 11 (21.15%) Sass
9 10 (19.23%) .NET
10 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET
10 9 (17.31%) LESS
11 7 (13.46%) Web Services
11 7 (13.46%) LINQ
12 6 (11.54%) KnockoutJS
12 6 (11.54%) XHTML
13 5 (9.62%) LAMP
13 5 (9.62%) Ajax
13 5 (9.62%) Ember.js
13 5 (9.62%) Zurb Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) User Experience
2 3 (5.77%) Life Science
2 3 (5.77%) iPhone
2 3 (5.77%) Social Media
2 3 (5.77%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.92%) W3C
4 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.92%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.92%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) Android
2 6 (11.54%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) Web Design
1 14 (26.92%) Web Development
2 12 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
2 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (19.23%) Content Management
4 7 (13.46%) MVC
5 4 (7.69%) SEO
5 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.77%) Business Development
6 3 (5.77%) Product Management
7 2 (3.85%) Email Marketing
7 2 (3.85%) Scrum
7 2 (3.85%) OOP
8 1 (1.92%) OO
8 1 (1.92%) Change Management
8 1 (1.92%) Validation
8 1 (1.92%) Unit Testing
8 1 (1.92%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (1.92%) TDD
8 1 (1.92%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 52 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (32.69%) PHP
3 9 (17.31%) C#
4 2 (3.85%) Ruby
5 1 (1.92%) Python
5 1 (1.92%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) Twitter
2 4 (7.69%) Zend
3 3 (5.77%) Google
3 3 (5.77%) Facebook
4 2 (3.85%) Eloqua
4 2 (3.85%) EPiServer
4 2 (3.85%) Adobe
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
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