The first table below looks at the demand for the Front-End Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Reading 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 11 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 Reading region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 103 121 99
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 35 11 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.49% 0.49% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 0.51% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 32 10 32
Average salary £38,250 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.74% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £47,300 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2178 2145 2164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 92.44% 94.58% 94.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1576 1738 1832
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -5.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -1.29%
Front-End Developer
Berkshire

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Front-End Developer
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Reading region.

Front-End Developer Salary Trend in Reading

Front-End Developer
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Front-End Developer Salary Histogram in Reading

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 67 (95.71%) JavaScript
2 65 (92.86%) HTML
3 64 (91.43%) CSS
4 57 (81.43%) jQuery
5 48 (68.57%) HTML5
6 35 (50.00%) CSS3
7 34 (48.57%) Sass
8 22 (31.43%) WCAG
9 19 (27.14%) Git (software)
10 16 (22.86%) PHP
10 16 (22.86%) Responsive Web Design
11 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (15.71%) Subversion
12 11 (15.71%) Photoshop
13 10 (14.29%) CMS
14 9 (12.86%) OO
15 8 (11.43%) Python
15 8 (11.43%) Scrum
15 8 (11.43%) Drupal
16 7 (10.00%) Marketing
16 7 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
16 7 (10.00%) AngularJS
16 7 (10.00%) .NET
17 6 (8.57%) MySQL
17 6 (8.57%) JSP
17 6 (8.57%) SEO
17 6 (8.57%) Semantic HTML
18 5 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 5 (7.14%) WordPress
18 5 (7.14%) Open Source

Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 10 (14.29%) CMS
2 8 (11.43%) Drupal
3 5 (7.14%) WordPress
4 3 (4.29%) Node.js
5 2 (2.86%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (15.71%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.43%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) Broadband
1 2 (2.86%) HTTP
1 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.86%) VPN
1 2 (2.86%) HTTPS
1 2 (2.86%) Internet
1 2 (2.86%) RTP
1 2 (2.86%) RTSP
1 2 (2.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.57%) MySQL
2 4 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (4.29%) Big Data
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (27.14%) Git (software)
2 11 (15.71%) Subversion
3 3 (4.29%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.86%) PhantomJS
4 2 (2.86%) Sinon.JS
5 1 (1.43%) Yeoman
General
1 7 (10.00%) Marketing
2 3 (4.29%) Advertising
3 2 (2.86%) Finance
3 2 (2.86%) Retail
4 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.43%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (92.86%) HTML
2 64 (91.43%) CSS
3 57 (81.43%) jQuery
4 48 (68.57%) HTML5
5 35 (50.00%) CSS3
6 34 (48.57%) Sass
7 7 (10.00%) AngularJS
7 7 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
7 7 (10.00%) .NET
8 6 (8.57%) JSP
8 6 (8.57%) Semantic HTML
9 5 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (5.71%) OOCSS
10 4 (5.71%) JSON
10 4 (5.71%) Django
11 3 (4.29%) FreeMarker
11 3 (4.29%) JSTL
11 3 (4.29%) ASP.NET
11 3 (4.29%) Ajax
12 2 (2.86%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Open Source
2 3 (4.29%) iPad
2 3 (4.29%) iPhone
3 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.86%) Streaming Video
3 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.71%) Linux
1 4 (5.71%) Android
1 4 (5.71%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.86%) Responsive Web Design
2 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (12.86%) OO
4 8 (11.43%) Scrum
5 6 (8.57%) SEO
6 5 (7.14%) Content Management
6 5 (7.14%) Web Development
6 5 (7.14%) Web Design
7 4 (5.71%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.71%) Project Management
7 4 (5.71%) MVC
7 4 (5.71%) Data Management
7 4 (5.71%) Online Marketing
7 4 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.29%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (4.29%) Analytics
8 3 (4.29%) Android Development
8 3 (4.29%) iOS Development
8 3 (4.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 67 (95.71%) JavaScript
2 16 (22.86%) PHP
3 8 (11.43%) Python
4 4 (5.71%) Ruby
4 4 (5.71%) SQL
4 4 (5.71%) Java
5 2 (2.86%) C#
6 1 (1.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (31.43%) WCAG
Vendors
1 3 (4.29%) Adobe
2 2 (2.86%) ATG
2 2 (2.86%) Google
3 1 (1.43%) Akamai
3 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
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