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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 71 83 90
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 28 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.23% 0.64% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.28% 0.67% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 23 7 4
Average salary £30,000 £19,500 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £19,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £29,000 £39,000
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
1227 1050 1085
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 97.85% 96.33% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1054 950 964
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,250 £45,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +7 26 £30,000 +53.84%
Caerphilly - 2 £23,750 -
Front-End Developer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 59 (100.00%) HTML
2 58 (98.31%) CSS
3 57 (96.61%) JavaScript
4 44 (74.58%) HTML5
5 33 (55.93%) AngularJS
6 25 (42.37%) CSS3
7 24 (40.68%) Ember.js
7 24 (40.68%) MVC
8 23 (38.98%) Backbone.js
9 21 (35.59%) User Experience
9 21 (35.59%) jQuery
10 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (30.51%) LESS
11 17 (28.81%) Sass
12 15 (25.42%) Finance
13 14 (23.73%) Scrum
13 14 (23.73%) Java
14 13 (22.03%) Marketing
15 11 (18.64%) Web Development
15 11 (18.64%) Web Services
15 11 (18.64%) Responsive Web Design
16 10 (16.95%) Git (software)
16 10 (16.95%) Functional Programming
17 9 (15.25%) SEO
18 8 (13.56%) Telecoms
18 8 (13.56%) PHP
18 8 (13.56%) Degree
19 7 (11.86%) Node.js
19 7 (11.86%) Mobile App
19 7 (11.86%) Mobile Application Development

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (11.86%) CMS
1 7 (11.86%) Node.js
2 2 (3.39%) WordPress
3 1 (1.69%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) SaaS
1 1 (1.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (16.95%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.86%) Subversion
3 3 (5.08%) gulp
3 3 (5.08%) Mercurial
3 3 (5.08%) Grunt
4 2 (3.39%) Bower
General
1 15 (25.42%) Finance
2 13 (22.03%) Marketing
3 8 (13.56%) Telecoms
4 7 (11.86%) Banking
5 4 (6.78%) Advertising
5 4 (6.78%) Legal
6 3 (5.08%) Retail
7 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.69%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (100.00%) HTML
2 58 (98.31%) CSS
3 44 (74.58%) HTML5
4 33 (55.93%) AngularJS
5 25 (42.37%) CSS3
6 24 (40.68%) Ember.js
7 23 (38.98%) Backbone.js
8 21 (35.59%) jQuery
9 18 (30.51%) LESS
10 17 (28.81%) Sass
11 11 (18.64%) Web Services
12 7 (11.86%) SOAP
13 6 (10.17%) .NET
13 6 (10.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (8.47%) Ajax
15 4 (6.78%) JSON
15 4 (6.78%) JSP
15 4 (6.78%) Struts
15 4 (6.78%) Spring
15 4 (6.78%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (35.59%) User Experience
2 7 (11.86%) Mobile App
2 7 (11.86%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.47%) Digital Media
4 4 (6.78%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.69%) Social Media
5 1 (1.69%) DTV
5 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.68%) MVC
2 18 (30.51%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (23.73%) Scrum
4 11 (18.64%) Web Development
4 11 (18.64%) Responsive Web Design
5 10 (16.95%) Functional Programming
6 9 (15.25%) SEO
7 7 (11.86%) Mobile Application Development
8 6 (10.17%) Content Management
9 4 (6.78%) Web Design
9 4 (6.78%) B2B
9 4 (6.78%) OOP
9 4 (6.78%) OO
9 4 (6.78%) Kanban
10 3 (5.08%) Unit Testing
10 3 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (5.08%) Progressive Enhancement
10 3 (5.08%) Graceful Degradation
10 3 (5.08%) Software Engineering
11 2 (3.39%) Creative Marketing
Programming Languages
1 57 (96.61%) JavaScript
2 14 (23.73%) Java
3 8 (13.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (13.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (10.17%) Adobe
2 3 (5.08%) Twitter
3 2 (3.39%) Apple
3 2 (3.39%) Google
3 2 (3.39%) Facebook
4 1 (1.69%) SAP