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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 59 94 76
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 31 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 2.65% 0.28% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.77% 0.29% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 25 3 12
Average salary £27,386 £25,000 £26,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.54% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £23,000 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,000 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
1119 1029 1037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 95.64% 97.44% 97.83%
Number of salaries quoted 978 883 942
Average salary £36,125 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.21% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +28 25 £30,000 +20.00% 1
Newport - 6 £25,000 -
Front-End Developer
Wales

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 39 (97.50%) JavaScript
1 39 (97.50%) HTML
2 38 (95.00%) CSS
3 26 (65.00%) HTML5
4 18 (45.00%) CSS3
5 17 (42.50%) AngularJS
5 17 (42.50%) jQuery
6 15 (37.50%) User Experience
7 13 (32.50%) Ember.js
8 12 (30.00%) Finance
9 11 (27.50%) Marketing
10 10 (25.00%) SEO
10 10 (25.00%) LESS
10 10 (25.00%) Backbone.js
11 9 (22.50%) Node.js
11 9 (22.50%) Sass
11 9 (22.50%) Responsive Web Design
11 9 (22.50%) MVC
11 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (20.00%) Web Services
12 8 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (17.50%) Mobile App
13 7 (17.50%) Digital Media
13 7 (17.50%) Adobe
14 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
14 6 (15.00%) Java
14 6 (15.00%) PHP
14 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
14 6 (15.00%) Scrum
14 6 (15.00%) JSON

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (22.50%) Node.js
2 3 (7.50%) CMS
3 1 (2.50%) Drupal
3 1 (2.50%) WordPress
3 1 (2.50%) nginx
3 1 (2.50%) Joomla!
3 1 (2.50%) concrete5
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.50%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) GitHub
1 3 (7.50%) SaaS
2 1 (2.50%) PaaS
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
1 1 (2.50%) MySQL
1 1 (2.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.50%) Subversion
2 3 (7.50%) Mercurial
3 2 (5.00%) Bower
3 2 (5.00%) Grunt
4 1 (2.50%) GitLab
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 11 (27.50%) Marketing
3 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (12.50%) Banking
5 4 (10.00%) Legal
5 4 (10.00%) Advertising
6 2 (5.00%) Retail
7 1 (2.50%) Electronics
7 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (97.50%) HTML
2 38 (95.00%) CSS
3 26 (65.00%) HTML5
4 18 (45.00%) CSS3
5 17 (42.50%) AngularJS
5 17 (42.50%) jQuery
6 13 (32.50%) Ember.js
7 10 (25.00%) LESS
7 10 (25.00%) Backbone.js
8 9 (22.50%) Sass
9 8 (20.00%) Web Services
9 8 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (15.00%) JSON
11 5 (12.50%) SOAP
11 5 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (7.50%) REST
13 2 (5.00%) WebSockets
13 2 (5.00%) Kendo UI
13 2 (5.00%) Google Maps API
14 1 (2.50%) YUI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (37.50%) User Experience
2 7 (17.50%) Mobile App
2 7 (17.50%) Digital Media
3 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) EPoS
4 1 (2.50%) DTV
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Social Media
4 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) SEO
2 9 (22.50%) Responsive Web Design
2 9 (22.50%) MVC
2 9 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.00%) Scrum
3 6 (15.00%) Content Management
4 5 (12.50%) Mobile Application Development
4 5 (12.50%) Functional Programming
5 4 (10.00%) Web Development
6 3 (7.50%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.50%) Data Modelling
6 3 (7.50%) Progressive Enhancement
6 3 (7.50%) Graceful Degradation
6 3 (7.50%) Software Architecture
7 2 (5.00%) Change Management
7 2 (5.00%) B2B
7 2 (5.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.00%) Web Usability
7 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 39 (97.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (15.00%) Java
2 6 (15.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Adobe
2 2 (5.00%) Facebook
2 2 (5.00%) Twitter
2 2 (5.00%) Google
3 1 (2.50%) SAP
3 1 (2.50%) DigitalOcean
3 1 (2.50%) Sencha
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Negotiable joining salary plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago