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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 176 144 177
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 62 85 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.04% 1.39% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 1.46% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 59 79 28
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,350 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,900 £45,100 £42,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
5715 5829 4833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.20% 95.26% 95.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4849 4820 4167
Average salary £38,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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
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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 -9 20 £37,500 +3.44% 1
Dorset -1 19 £37,500 - 1
Somerset -4 10 £34,000 -2.85% 3
Devon -6 6 £25,000 +5.26%
Wiltshire -8 5 £23,500 -30.88% 2
Gloucestershire -15 2 £44,500 +106.97% 2
Front-End Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 155 (98.73%) HTML
2 150 (95.54%) CSS
3 142 (90.45%) JavaScript
4 90 (57.32%) HTML5
5 78 (49.68%) CSS3
6 76 (48.41%) jQuery
7 70 (44.59%) AngularJS
8 39 (24.84%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (24.84%) PHP
9 38 (24.20%) MVC
10 37 (23.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 34 (21.66%) Photoshop
12 33 (21.02%) Node.js
13 32 (20.38%) User Experience
13 32 (20.38%) .NET
14 31 (19.75%) Responsive Web Design
15 30 (19.11%) Backbone.js
16 25 (15.92%) KnockoutJS
17 24 (15.29%) Sass
17 24 (15.29%) WordPress
18 23 (14.65%) Ajax
19 22 (14.01%) Git (software)
20 21 (13.38%) C#
21 20 (12.74%) Web Development
22 19 (12.10%) MySQL
22 19 (12.10%) LESS
23 18 (11.46%) Ember.js
23 18 (11.46%) CMS
23 18 (11.46%) JSON
24 16 (10.19%) Marketing

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 33 (21.02%) Node.js
2 24 (15.29%) WordPress
3 18 (11.46%) CMS
4 14 (8.92%) Drupal
5 8 (5.10%) Umbraco
6 4 (2.55%) Joomla!
6 4 (2.55%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.55%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.91%) Kentico
8 2 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.27%) DNN
8 2 (1.27%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.64%) Moodle
Applications
1 34 (21.66%) Photoshop
2 16 (10.19%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.64%) InDesign
4 1 (0.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.46%) Magento
2 2 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.82%) SaaS
2 2 (1.27%) GitHub
2 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.64%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.55%) Internet
2 1 (0.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.10%) MySQL
2 11 (7.01%) SQL Server
3 10 (6.37%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.55%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.27%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.27%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.27%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (14.01%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.18%) Subversion
2 5 (3.18%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.18%) Grunt
2 5 (3.18%) Bower
3 4 (2.55%) Axure RP
4 3 (1.91%) JIRA
5 2 (1.27%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (1.27%) Yeoman
5 2 (1.27%) Sublime Text
5 2 (1.27%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.27%) IntelliJ
5 2 (1.27%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (1.27%) Maven
6 1 (0.64%) Mocha
6 1 (0.64%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.64%) gulp
General
1 16 (10.19%) Marketing
2 9 (5.73%) Advertising
3 5 (3.18%) Multimedia
3 5 (3.18%) Electronics
3 5 (3.18%) Finance
4 4 (2.55%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.27%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.64%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (98.73%) HTML
2 150 (95.54%) CSS
3 90 (57.32%) HTML5
4 78 (49.68%) CSS3
5 76 (48.41%) jQuery
6 70 (44.59%) AngularJS
7 37 (23.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 32 (20.38%) .NET
9 30 (19.11%) Backbone.js
10 25 (15.92%) KnockoutJS
11 24 (15.29%) Sass
12 23 (14.65%) Ajax
13 19 (12.10%) LESS
14 18 (11.46%) Ember.js
14 18 (11.46%) JSON
15 15 (9.55%) ASP.NET
16 12 (7.64%) RESTful
17 10 (6.37%) XML
17 10 (6.37%) LAMP
17 10 (6.37%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 32 (20.38%) User Experience
2 10 (6.37%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.10%) Graphic Design
4 5 (3.18%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.55%) Streaming Music
5 4 (2.55%) BBC
6 3 (1.91%) Blog
6 3 (1.91%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.91%) Arduino
7 2 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.27%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.27%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.27%) DTV
7 2 (1.27%) Animation
8 1 (0.64%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.64%) Wiki
8 1 (0.64%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.64%) Tandem
8 1 (0.64%) Social Media
8 1 (0.64%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.73%) Android
1 9 (5.73%) Apple iOS
2 5 (3.18%) Windows
3 2 (1.27%) Linux
4 1 (0.64%) webOS
4 1 (0.64%) Windows Phone 7
4 1 (0.64%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (24.84%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (24.20%) MVC
3 31 (19.75%) Responsive Web Design
4 20 (12.74%) Web Development
5 15 (9.55%) Scrum
6 13 (8.28%) Web Design
6 13 (8.28%) OO
7 12 (7.64%) E-Commerce
8 10 (6.37%) Web Accessibility
9 8 (5.10%) ERP
10 7 (4.46%) SDLC
11 6 (3.82%) Software Engineering
11 6 (3.82%) Digital Marketing
12 5 (3.18%) Unit Testing
12 5 (3.18%) TDD
12 5 (3.18%) SEO
12 5 (3.18%) B2B
12 5 (3.18%) Open Source
12 5 (3.18%) Analytics
13 4 (2.55%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 142 (90.45%) JavaScript
2 39 (24.84%) PHP
3 21 (13.38%) C#
4 10 (6.37%) SQL
5 9 (5.73%) Java
5 9 (5.73%) Ruby
6 2 (1.27%) Scala
6 2 (1.27%) ActionScript 3.0
6 2 (1.27%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.27%) ActionScript
6 2 (1.27%) Python
7 1 (0.64%) C
7 1 (0.64%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (7.64%) Degree
2 2 (1.27%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.64%) IC3 Certification
3 1 (0.64%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.64%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.64%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.91%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (1.27%) Varnish
1 2 (1.27%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.27%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 12 (7.64%) Adobe
2 8 (5.10%) Google
3 5 (3.18%) Zend
4 4 (2.55%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.27%) SAP
5 2 (1.27%) CODA
5 2 (1.27%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.27%) Facebook
5 2 (1.27%) Twitter
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