The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End 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 in their job title over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 123 150 189
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 132 86 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.14% 1.48% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.23% 1.56% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 128 74 33
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Front-End 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
5921 5524 5277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.07% 95.37% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4880 4671 4662
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Front-End 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 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Front-End 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 across the South West region.

Front-End Developer Salary Trend in the South West

Front-End Developer
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the South West region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Front-End Developer Salary Histogram in the South West

Front-End 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 within the South West region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
Bristol +25 48 £36,250 +20.83% 5
Dorset -1 28 £37,500 - 3
Somerset +7 20 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Wiltshire +8 15 £34,000 -15.00% 7
Devon 0 9 £24,500 -22.22%
Gloucestershire -25 3 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Cornwall -14 1 £21,000 -
Front-End Developer
England

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 303 (98.06%) HTML
2 297 (96.12%) CSS
3 296 (95.79%) JavaScript
4 194 (62.78%) HTML5
5 178 (57.61%) jQuery
6 158 (51.13%) CSS3
7 140 (45.31%) PHP
8 112 (36.25%) AngularJS
9 92 (29.77%) Responsive Web Design
10 84 (27.18%) User Experience
11 76 (24.60%) Sass
12 75 (24.27%) MVC
13 71 (22.98%) .NET
14 70 (22.65%) Web Development
15 66 (21.36%) JSON
16 61 (19.74%) LESS
17 60 (19.42%) Agile Software Development
18 59 (19.09%) C#
19 58 (18.77%) Photoshop
20 52 (16.83%) WordPress
21 51 (16.50%) CMS
21 51 (16.50%) Git (software)
22 45 (14.56%) Ajax
23 44 (14.24%) Web Design
23 44 (14.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 43 (13.92%) Drupal
25 42 (13.59%) Adobe
25 42 (13.59%) MySQL
25 42 (13.59%) ASP.NET
26 39 (12.62%) Node.js

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 52 (16.83%) WordPress
2 51 (16.50%) CMS
3 43 (13.92%) Drupal
4 39 (12.62%) Node.js
5 21 (6.80%) Joomla!
6 11 (3.56%) Umbraco
6 11 (3.56%) nginx
7 6 (1.94%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.65%) Kentico
8 2 (0.65%) IIS
Applications
1 58 (18.77%) Photoshop
2 19 (6.15%) Adobe Illustrator
3 18 (5.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (1.62%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.32%) InDesign
5 1 (0.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 25 (8.09%) Magento
2 3 (0.97%) Summit
3 1 (0.32%) MoSes
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.94%) SaaS
1 6 (1.94%) GitHub
2 1 (0.32%) Trello
2 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.59%) Internet
2 3 (0.97%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (13.59%) MySQL
2 26 (8.41%) SQL Server
3 21 (6.80%) PostgreSQL
4 19 (6.15%) MongoDB
5 13 (4.21%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.94%) Redis
6 6 (1.94%) Riak
7 2 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.65%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 51 (16.50%) Git (software)
2 34 (11.00%) Subversion
3 15 (4.85%) Axure RP
4 12 (3.88%) Grunt
5 9 (2.91%) Bower
6 8 (2.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (2.27%) Visual Studio
8 6 (1.94%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.65%) Dreamweaver
9 2 (0.65%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (0.65%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 2 (0.65%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.32%) Mocha
10 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.32%) IntelliJ
10 1 (0.32%) Selenium
10 1 (0.32%) Yeoman
10 1 (0.32%) Sublime Text
10 1 (0.32%) PhantomJS
General
1 14 (4.53%) Advertising
1 14 (4.53%) Marketing
2 12 (3.88%) Finance
3 4 (1.29%) Manufacturing
3 4 (1.29%) Banking
4 3 (0.97%) Retail
5 2 (0.65%) Back Office
5 2 (0.65%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.32%) Electronics
6 1 (0.32%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.32%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 303 (98.06%) HTML
2 297 (96.12%) CSS
3 194 (62.78%) HTML5
4 178 (57.61%) jQuery
5 158 (51.13%) CSS3
6 112 (36.25%) AngularJS
7 76 (24.60%) Sass
8 71 (22.98%) .NET
9 66 (21.36%) JSON
10 61 (19.74%) LESS
11 45 (14.56%) Ajax
12 44 (14.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 42 (13.59%) ASP.NET
14 38 (12.30%) Backbone.js
14 38 (12.30%) KnockoutJS
15 34 (11.00%) XML
16 29 (9.39%) Web Services
17 25 (8.09%) OOCSS
18 21 (6.80%) CakePHP
18 21 (6.80%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 84 (27.18%) User Experience
2 19 (6.15%) Wiki
3 15 (4.85%) Open Source
4 10 (3.24%) Social Media
5 9 (2.91%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.27%) Computer Science
6 7 (2.27%) Graphic Design
7 6 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.62%) Semantic Web
9 4 (1.29%) RIA
9 4 (1.29%) BBC
10 2 (0.65%) Tandem
10 2 (0.65%) Streaming Music
10 2 (0.65%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.65%) iPhone
11 1 (0.32%) Arduino
11 1 (0.32%) W3C
11 1 (0.32%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.32%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.91%) Apple iOS
2 6 (1.94%) Android
2 6 (1.94%) Linux
3 5 (1.62%) Windows
4 1 (0.32%) UNIX
4 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (29.77%) Responsive Web Design
2 75 (24.27%) MVC
3 70 (22.65%) Web Development
4 60 (19.42%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (14.24%) Web Design
6 35 (11.33%) Scrum
6 35 (11.33%) OO
7 18 (5.83%) OOP
8 16 (5.18%) SEO
8 16 (5.18%) Web Accessibility
8 16 (5.18%) Mobile Development
9 15 (4.85%) PRINCE2
9 15 (4.85%) E-Commerce
10 14 (4.53%) Project Management
10 14 (4.53%) Business Development
10 14 (4.53%) User Stories
11 10 (3.24%) Content Management
12 9 (2.91%) Software Engineering
13 8 (2.59%) ERP
14 7 (2.27%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 296 (95.79%) JavaScript
2 140 (45.31%) PHP
3 59 (19.09%) C#
4 22 (7.12%) Java
5 20 (6.47%) Ruby
6 12 (3.88%) VB.NET
7 7 (2.27%) Python
8 5 (1.62%) TypeScript
9 4 (1.29%) SQL
9 4 (1.29%) C++
10 1 (0.32%) C
10 1 (0.32%) CFML
10 1 (0.32%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (2.59%) Degree
2 1 (0.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.85%) WAI
2 4 (1.29%) QA
3 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.32%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 6 (1.94%) Puppet
1 6 (1.94%) Vagrant
1 6 (1.94%) Graphite
Vendors
1 42 (13.59%) Adobe
2 28 (9.06%) Facebook
3 26 (8.41%) Zend
4 23 (7.44%) Twitter
4 23 (7.44%) Google
5 11 (3.56%) Microsoft
6 7 (2.27%) Apple
7 5 (1.62%) Sencha
8 2 (0.65%) HP
9 1 (0.32%) IBM
9 1 (0.32%) CODA
9 1 (0.32%) EPiServer
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