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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 181 89 159
Rank change year-on-year
-92 +70
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 73 177 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.27% 2.95% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 3.03% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 63 167 77
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,800 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
5562 5847 5292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 97.00% 97.45% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4656 4963 4496
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 11 February 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 11 February 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
Dorset +6 33 £30,500 -12.85% 10
Bristol -33 25 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Gloucestershire -7 6 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Wiltshire -19 5 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Somerset -31 4 £35,000 +3.70% 1
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
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Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 February 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.

1 146 (96.69%) JavaScript
2 136 (90.07%) HTML
3 129 (85.43%) CSS
4 126 (83.44%) Front End Development
5 75 (49.67%) jQuery
6 70 (46.36%) HTML5
7 61 (40.40%) AngularJS
8 60 (39.74%) User Experience
9 58 (38.41%) CSS3
10 56 (37.09%) Agile Software Development
11 46 (30.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 36 (23.84%) .NET
13 35 (23.18%) MVC
14 31 (20.53%) Responsive Web Design
15 27 (17.88%) Marketing
15 27 (17.88%) PHP
16 26 (17.22%) KnockoutJS
17 25 (16.56%) ASP.NET
18 24 (15.89%) SDLC
19 22 (14.57%) Scrum
19 22 (14.57%) Web Development
20 21 (13.91%) React
21 20 (13.25%) Sass
21 20 (13.25%) CMS
22 19 (12.58%) OO
23 18 (11.92%) Drupal
23 18 (11.92%) Node.js
24 17 (11.26%) Git (software)
24 17 (11.26%) Java
24 17 (11.26%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 20 (13.25%) CMS
2 18 (11.92%) Drupal
2 18 (11.92%) Node.js
3 15 (9.93%) WordPress
4 6 (3.97%) Apache
5 4 (2.65%) Joomla!
5 4 (2.65%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (1.99%) IIS
6 3 (1.99%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 15 (9.93%) Photoshop
2 12 (7.95%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.97%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (2.65%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (4.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.65%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.64%) GitHub
2 5 (3.31%) SaaS
3 2 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.31%) HTTP
1 5 (3.31%) Intranet
2 2 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.62%) MySQL
2 6 (3.97%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.32%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 17 (11.26%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.97%) Axure RP
2 6 (3.97%) Visual Studio
3 5 (3.31%) Bitbucket
3 5 (3.31%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.31%) Selenium
4 4 (2.65%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 3 (1.99%) Grunt
6 2 (1.32%) Bower
6 2 (1.32%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.32%) gulp
6 2 (1.32%) IntelliJ
6 2 (1.32%) JIRA
6 2 (1.32%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (1.32%) Sublime Text
6 2 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.32%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.32%) Yeoman
7 1 (0.66%) Subversion
General
1 27 (17.88%) Marketing
2 16 (10.60%) Finance
3 12 (7.95%) Advertising
4 8 (5.30%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.64%) Electronics
5 7 (4.64%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.65%) Retail
7 1 (0.66%) Banking
7 1 (0.66%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (90.07%) HTML
2 129 (85.43%) CSS
3 75 (49.67%) jQuery
4 70 (46.36%) HTML5
5 61 (40.40%) AngularJS
6 58 (38.41%) CSS3
7 46 (30.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 36 (23.84%) .NET
9 26 (17.22%) KnockoutJS
10 25 (16.56%) ASP.NET
11 21 (13.91%) React
12 20 (13.25%) Sass
13 14 (9.27%) Backbone.js
14 13 (8.61%) Dojo
14 13 (8.61%) Kendo UI
14 13 (8.61%) Razor View Engine
14 13 (8.61%) XML
15 12 (7.95%) Ajax
16 11 (7.28%) ASP.NET MVC
16 11 (7.28%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 60 (39.74%) User Experience
2 9 (5.96%) Graphic Design
3 6 (3.97%) Visualisation
4 5 (3.31%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.65%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (1.99%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.32%) BBC
7 2 (1.32%) Social Media
7 2 (1.32%) Tandem
8 1 (0.66%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.66%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.62%) Linux
2 3 (1.99%) Android
2 3 (1.99%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.66%) webOS
3 1 (0.66%) Windows
3 1 (0.66%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.66%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (83.44%) Front End Development
2 56 (37.09%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (23.18%) MVC
4 31 (20.53%) Responsive Web Design
5 24 (15.89%) SDLC
6 22 (14.57%) Scrum
6 22 (14.57%) Web Development
7 19 (12.58%) OO
8 12 (7.95%) Web Design
9 11 (7.28%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (7.28%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (6.62%) E-Commerce
10 10 (6.62%) Unit Testing
11 9 (5.96%) TDD
12 8 (5.30%) Digital Marketing
12 8 (5.30%) Line Management
13 7 (4.64%) Programme Management
14 6 (3.97%) Content Management
14 6 (3.97%) OOP
14 6 (3.97%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 146 (96.69%) JavaScript
2 27 (17.88%) PHP
3 17 (11.26%) C#
3 17 (11.26%) Java
4 8 (5.30%) SQL
4 8 (5.30%) TypeScript
5 5 (3.31%) Clojure
6 2 (1.32%) ECMAScript
6 2 (1.32%) ES6
6 2 (1.32%) Ruby
6 2 (1.32%) VB
6 2 (1.32%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.66%) C
7 1 (0.66%) C++
7 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.66%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (6.62%) Degree
2 5 (3.31%) DV Cleared
2 5 (3.31%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.99%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.66%) MCSD
4 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.30%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (1.32%) Docker
1 2 (1.32%) Varnish
Vendors
1 17 (11.26%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.95%) Twitter
3 10 (6.62%) Adobe
4 7 (4.64%) SAP
5 3 (1.99%) Zend
6 2 (1.32%) CODA
6 2 (1.32%) Google
7 1 (0.66%) Sitecore
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