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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Web Developer
Rank 221 227 240
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Web Developer 38 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.51% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.54% 0.14% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 36 9 13
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,300 £39,700
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £30,000 £31,250
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -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
7036 6493 7060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.65% 94.24% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5725 5590 6111
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 2 September 2014.

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 2 September 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 +8 20 £28,500 +7.54% 6
Cheshire +1 17 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Lancashire -4 1 £35,000 +11.11% 1
Front-End Web Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 67 (98.53%) HTML
1 67 (98.53%) CSS
2 60 (88.24%) JavaScript
3 51 (75.00%) jQuery
4 48 (70.59%) HTML5
5 34 (50.00%) CSS3
6 24 (35.29%) Photoshop
7 20 (29.41%) Responsive Web Design
8 19 (27.94%) WordPress
9 17 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 17 (25.00%) PHP
10 15 (22.06%) Web Development
11 14 (20.59%) CMS
11 14 (20.59%) C#
12 13 (19.12%) Web Services
12 13 (19.12%) .NET
12 13 (19.12%) Web Design
13 12 (17.65%) MVC
13 12 (17.65%) Marketing
14 11 (16.18%) ASP.NET
14 11 (16.18%) KnockoutJS
15 10 (14.71%) Twitter
15 10 (14.71%) Git (software)
15 10 (14.71%) AngularJS
15 10 (14.71%) Mobile App
15 10 (14.71%) E-Commerce
16 9 (13.24%) Magento
17 8 (11.76%) Backbone.js
17 8 (11.76%) iPhone
17 8 (11.76%) Sass

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 19 (27.94%) WordPress
2 14 (20.59%) CMS
3 7 (10.29%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (35.29%) Photoshop
2 2 (2.94%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.47%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 9 (13.24%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) HTTP
2 1 (1.47%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.47%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.88%) MySQL
3 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (14.71%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.29%) Dreamweaver
3 6 (8.82%) Grunt
4 4 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.47%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (1.47%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.47%) NUnit
5 1 (1.47%) Selenium
5 1 (1.47%) JUnit
5 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.47%) Bower
General
1 12 (17.65%) Marketing
2 7 (10.29%) Games
3 4 (5.88%) Retail
3 4 (5.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (98.53%) CSS
1 67 (98.53%) HTML
2 51 (75.00%) jQuery
3 48 (70.59%) HTML5
4 34 (50.00%) CSS3
5 17 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 13 (19.12%) .NET
6 13 (19.12%) Web Services
7 11 (16.18%) ASP.NET
7 11 (16.18%) KnockoutJS
8 10 (14.71%) AngularJS
9 8 (11.76%) Backbone.js
9 8 (11.76%) Sass
9 8 (11.76%) LESS
10 7 (10.29%) XML
11 6 (8.82%) Modernizr
11 6 (8.82%) SignalR
12 4 (5.88%) XHTML
13 2 (2.94%) Flash
13 2 (2.94%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.71%) Mobile App
2 8 (11.76%) iPhone
3 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.47%) iPad
4 1 (1.47%) Web 2.0
4 1 (1.47%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.47%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.29%) Android
2 2 (2.94%) Linux
3 1 (1.47%) Windows
3 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.41%) Responsive Web Design
2 15 (22.06%) Web Development
3 13 (19.12%) Web Design
4 12 (17.65%) MVC
5 10 (14.71%) E-Commerce
6 7 (10.29%) Email Marketing
7 6 (8.82%) SEO
8 5 (7.35%) Scrum
9 4 (5.88%) OOP
9 4 (5.88%) MVVM
10 3 (4.41%) Mobile Application Development
10 3 (4.41%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (4.41%) TDD
10 3 (4.41%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.41%) Use Case
11 2 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
12 1 (1.47%) Pay per click
12 1 (1.47%) Content Management
12 1 (1.47%) OO
12 1 (1.47%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (88.24%) JavaScript
2 17 (25.00%) PHP
3 14 (20.59%) C#
4 8 (11.76%) SQL
5 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.47%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (14.71%) Twitter
2 8 (11.76%) Google
3 6 (8.82%) EPiServer
3 6 (8.82%) Eloqua
4 4 (5.88%) Facebook
5 3 (4.41%) Adobe
6 2 (2.94%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.47%) VMware
7 1 (1.47%) Zend
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle
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