The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales 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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 63 92 76
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 31 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.52% 0.36% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.60% 0.37% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 24 4 11
Average salary £27,500 £23,750 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £20,400 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £28,500 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Front-End Developer
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales 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
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1194 1086 1060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.15% 96.45% 97.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1009 949 950
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Front-End Developer
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Front-End Developer Salary Trend in South Wales

Front-End Developer
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Front-End Developer Salary Histogram in South Wales

Front-End Developer
Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Cardiff +21 28 £27,500 +15.78% 8
Newport - 3 £25,000 -
Front-End Developer
Wales

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 45 (97.83%) JavaScript
1 45 (97.83%) HTML
2 44 (95.65%) CSS
3 35 (76.09%) HTML5
4 22 (47.83%) CSS3
4 22 (47.83%) AngularJS
5 19 (41.30%) jQuery
6 18 (39.13%) Ember.js
6 18 (39.13%) User Experience
7 16 (34.78%) Backbone.js
8 14 (30.43%) LESS
8 14 (30.43%) MVC
9 13 (28.26%) Finance
9 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (26.09%) Sass
11 11 (23.91%) SEO
12 10 (21.74%) Marketing
12 10 (21.74%) Web Services
12 10 (21.74%) Responsive Web Design
13 9 (19.57%) Scrum
14 8 (17.39%) Node.js
14 8 (17.39%) Functional Programming
15 7 (15.22%) Digital Media
15 7 (15.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 7 (15.22%) Mobile App
15 7 (15.22%) Git (software)
15 7 (15.22%) Java
15 7 (15.22%) PHP
15 7 (15.22%) Adobe
15 7 (15.22%) Telecoms

Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 8 (17.39%) Node.js
2 5 (10.87%) CMS
3 1 (2.17%) Drupal
3 1 (2.17%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) SaaS
1 2 (4.35%) GitHub
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.52%) Mercurial
2 3 (6.52%) Grunt
2 3 (6.52%) Subversion
2 3 (6.52%) gulp
3 2 (4.35%) Bower
4 1 (2.17%) GitLab
General
1 13 (28.26%) Finance
2 10 (21.74%) Marketing
3 7 (15.22%) Telecoms
4 6 (13.04%) Banking
5 4 (8.70%) Legal
6 3 (6.52%) Retail
7 2 (4.35%) Advertising
8 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
8 1 (2.17%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (97.83%) HTML
2 44 (95.65%) CSS
3 35 (76.09%) HTML5
4 22 (47.83%) CSS3
4 22 (47.83%) AngularJS
5 19 (41.30%) jQuery
6 18 (39.13%) Ember.js
7 16 (34.78%) Backbone.js
8 14 (30.43%) LESS
9 12 (26.09%) Sass
10 10 (21.74%) Web Services
11 7 (15.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (13.04%) JSON
12 6 (13.04%) SOAP
13 4 (8.70%) .NET
13 4 (8.70%) KnockoutJS
13 4 (8.70%) REST
14 3 (6.52%) Kendo UI
14 3 (6.52%) WebSockets
15 2 (4.35%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 18 (39.13%) User Experience
2 7 (15.22%) Digital Media
2 7 (15.22%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Social Media
4 1 (2.17%) EPoS
4 1 (2.17%) DTV
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (30.43%) MVC
2 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (23.91%) SEO
4 10 (21.74%) Responsive Web Design
5 9 (19.57%) Scrum
6 8 (17.39%) Functional Programming
7 6 (13.04%) Mobile Application Development
7 6 (13.04%) Content Management
8 4 (8.70%) Web Development
9 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.52%) Graceful Degradation
9 3 (6.52%) Progressive Enhancement
9 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.52%) Kanban
10 2 (4.35%) Web Usability
10 2 (4.35%) Software Architecture
10 2 (4.35%) Unit Testing
10 2 (4.35%) Change Management
10 2 (4.35%) Data Modelling
10 2 (4.35%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 45 (97.83%) JavaScript
2 7 (15.22%) PHP
2 7 (15.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Adobe
2 3 (6.52%) Twitter
3 2 (4.35%) Google
3 2 (4.35%) Facebook
4 1 (2.17%) Apple
4 1 (2.17%) DigitalOcean
4 1 (2.17%) SAP
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