The table below looks at the statistics for the Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 147 128 154
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 104 130 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.84% 2.10% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 2.16% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 91 128 77
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 South 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
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5476 6026 5572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.77% 97.49% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4593 4950 4665
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Salary Trend in the South West

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Salary Histogram in the South West

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
Bristol -13 35 £35,000 - 6
Dorset +15 27 £30,000 -20.00% 8
Wiltshire -8 13 £45,000 +32.35% 1
Devon +8 12 £25,000 +2.04% 3
Gloucestershire +13 11 £40,000 +6.66% 4
Somerset -13 6 £35,000 - 4
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) in their job title.

1 167 (95.43%) JavaScript
2 160 (91.43%) HTML
3 153 (87.43%) CSS
4 141 (80.57%) Front End Development
5 96 (54.86%) jQuery
6 75 (42.86%) HTML5
7 74 (42.29%) User Experience
8 73 (41.71%) Agile Software Development
9 68 (38.86%) AngularJS
10 60 (34.29%) CSS3
11 54 (30.86%) Web Development
12 43 (24.57%) Marketing
13 34 (19.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 34 (19.43%) MVC
14 31 (17.71%) Sass
15 30 (17.14%) Git (software)
16 27 (15.43%) Photoshop
16 27 (15.43%) Java
16 27 (15.43%) Responsive Web Design
17 25 (14.29%) PHP
18 24 (13.71%) Scrum
18 24 (13.71%) Backbone.js
19 23 (13.14%) React
19 23 (13.14%) CMS
19 23 (13.14%) Finance
19 23 (13.14%) WordPress
20 22 (12.57%) Ajax
20 22 (12.57%) KnockoutJS
21 21 (12.00%) SDLC
21 21 (12.00%) TDD

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (13.14%) CMS
1 23 (13.14%) WordPress
2 16 (9.14%) Node.js
3 12 (6.86%) Drupal
4 7 (4.00%) ColdFusion
5 5 (2.86%) Joomla!
6 4 (2.29%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (2.29%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.14%) Mule
8 1 (0.57%) Apache
8 1 (0.57%) IIS
8 1 (0.57%) SAS
8 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 27 (15.43%) Photoshop
2 14 (8.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (5.71%) MS Excel
4 6 (3.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (1.71%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 11 (6.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (4.57%) Magento
3 7 (4.00%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.14%) GitHub
2 6 (3.43%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.57%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.57%) Internet
2 5 (2.86%) HTTP
3 4 (2.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.86%) MySQL
2 2 (1.14%) Redis
3 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 30 (17.14%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.14%) Grunt
2 9 (5.14%) Subversion
3 7 (4.00%) Bower
3 7 (4.00%) Karma Test Runner
3 7 (4.00%) Selenium
4 6 (3.43%) Eclipse
4 6 (3.43%) IntelliJ
4 6 (3.43%) Sublime Text
4 6 (3.43%) Yeoman
5 5 (2.86%) Jenkins
5 5 (2.86%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.29%) Axure RP
6 4 (2.29%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 3 (1.71%) gulp
8 1 (0.57%) Babel
8 1 (0.57%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.57%) JSUnit
8 1 (0.57%) webpack
General
1 43 (24.57%) Marketing
2 23 (13.14%) Finance
3 18 (10.29%) Telecoms
4 13 (7.43%) Advertising
4 13 (7.43%) Manufacturing
5 11 (6.29%) Electronics
6 4 (2.29%) Retail
7 3 (1.71%) Banking
8 1 (0.57%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (91.43%) HTML
2 153 (87.43%) CSS
3 96 (54.86%) jQuery
4 75 (42.86%) HTML5
5 68 (38.86%) AngularJS
6 60 (34.29%) CSS3
7 34 (19.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 31 (17.71%) Sass
9 24 (13.71%) Backbone.js
10 23 (13.14%) React
11 22 (12.57%) Ajax
11 22 (12.57%) KnockoutJS
12 21 (12.00%) .NET
13 16 (9.14%) Dojo
13 16 (9.14%) Ember.js
14 15 (8.57%) JSON
15 12 (6.86%) Symfony
16 11 (6.29%) ASP.NET
16 11 (6.29%) LESS
16 11 (6.29%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 74 (42.29%) User Experience
2 13 (7.43%) Visualisation
3 9 (5.14%) Graphic Design
3 9 (5.14%) Mobile App
4 6 (3.43%) Blackberry
4 6 (3.43%) Cybercrime
5 4 (2.29%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.29%) Tandem
6 3 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.71%) Digital Media
7 2 (1.14%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.14%) iPad
7 2 (1.14%) Social Network
8 1 (0.57%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.57%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.57%) Android
1 8 (4.57%) Apple iOS
2 6 (3.43%) webOS
2 6 (3.43%) Windows
2 6 (3.43%) Windows Phone
2 6 (3.43%) Windows Phone 7
3 5 (2.86%) Linux
4 3 (1.71%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (80.57%) Front End Development
2 73 (41.71%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (30.86%) Web Development
4 34 (19.43%) MVC
5 27 (15.43%) Responsive Web Design
6 24 (13.71%) Scrum
7 21 (12.00%) SDLC
7 21 (12.00%) TDD
8 15 (8.57%) E-Commerce
8 15 (8.57%) Software Engineering
8 15 (8.57%) Web Design
9 13 (7.43%) Digital Marketing
10 12 (6.86%) Continuous Integration
10 12 (6.86%) Mobile Development
11 11 (6.29%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (6.29%) OOP
11 11 (6.29%) Programme Management
12 8 (4.57%) OO
13 7 (4.00%) Performance Optimisation
13 7 (4.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 167 (95.43%) JavaScript
2 27 (15.43%) Java
3 25 (14.29%) PHP
4 9 (5.14%) TypeScript
5 7 (4.00%) Clojure
5 7 (4.00%) ECMAScript
5 7 (4.00%) ES6
6 4 (2.29%) C#
6 4 (2.29%) SQL
7 1 (0.57%) C++
7 1 (0.57%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.57%) Python
7 1 (0.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (6.29%) Degree
2 10 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.29%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.71%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.57%) MCSD
5 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.43%) QA
Vendors
1 21 (12.00%) Adobe
2 16 (9.14%) Twitter
3 14 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (6.29%) SAP
5 7 (4.00%) Google
6 6 (3.43%) CODA
7 5 (2.86%) Zend
8 4 (2.29%) Sitecore
9 2 (1.14%) Oracle
10 1 (0.57%) Apple
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