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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 125 167 183
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 127 50 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.01% 0.95% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 1.00% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 115 44 31
Average salary £34,000 £33,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.49% +6.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £28,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.17%
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
6028 5012 5241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.26% 95.34% 96.08%
Number of salaries quoted 5052 4376 4633
Average salary £37,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 2014. 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
Wiltshire +14 36 £34,000 +13.33% 3
Bristol +6 29 £37,500 +7.14% 8
Devon - 25 £24,500 - 6
Somerset +2 14 £37,500 +4.89% 4
Gloucestershire -2 7 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Dorset -12 6 £28,500 -14.28% 1
Cornwall - 3 £26,500 -
Front-End Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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.

1 218 (99.09%) CSS
2 216 (98.18%) HTML
3 208 (94.55%) JavaScript
4 126 (57.27%) HTML5
5 114 (51.82%) jQuery
6 102 (46.36%) CSS3
7 76 (34.55%) .NET
8 70 (31.82%) C#
9 66 (30.00%) User Experience
10 56 (25.45%) Photoshop
11 54 (24.55%) MVC
12 48 (21.82%) JSON
13 42 (19.09%) XML
14 41 (18.64%) ASP.NET
14 41 (18.64%) PHP
15 40 (18.18%) AngularJS
16 39 (17.73%) Web Development
17 36 (16.36%) Adobe
18 34 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
19 30 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
20 28 (12.73%) Ajax
21 27 (12.27%) Marketing
21 27 (12.27%) Node.js
22 26 (11.82%) Web Services
23 25 (11.36%) E-Commerce
24 24 (10.91%) Finance
24 24 (10.91%) Scrum
24 24 (10.91%) Sass
24 24 (10.91%) Git (software)
25 23 (10.45%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 27 (12.27%) Node.js
2 22 (10.00%) CMS
3 17 (7.73%) WordPress
4 14 (6.36%) Drupal
5 5 (2.27%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.36%) IIS
6 3 (1.36%) nginx
6 3 (1.36%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.45%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.45%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.45%) Magnolia
Applications
1 56 (25.45%) Photoshop
2 11 (5.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (4.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (3.64%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.45%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.45%) MS Office
5 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (5.00%) Magento
2 2 (0.91%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.91%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.45%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.55%) MySQL
2 8 (3.64%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.36%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.36%) Redis
3 3 (1.36%) Riak
4 2 (0.91%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.91%) DB2
4 2 (0.91%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 24 (10.91%) Git (software)
2 21 (9.55%) Subversion
3 14 (6.36%) Visual Studio
4 7 (3.18%) Grunt
5 5 (2.27%) Axure RP
6 4 (1.82%) Bower
7 3 (1.36%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.91%) PhantomJS
8 2 (0.91%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (0.91%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.91%) Eclipse
General
1 27 (12.27%) Marketing
2 24 (10.91%) Finance
3 14 (6.36%) Advertising
4 7 (3.18%) Retail
5 5 (2.27%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.91%) Banking
6 2 (0.91%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.45%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (99.09%) CSS
2 216 (98.18%) HTML
3 126 (57.27%) HTML5
4 114 (51.82%) jQuery
5 102 (46.36%) CSS3
6 76 (34.55%) .NET
7 48 (21.82%) JSON
8 42 (19.09%) XML
9 41 (18.64%) ASP.NET
10 40 (18.18%) AngularJS
11 28 (12.73%) Ajax
12 26 (11.82%) Web Services
13 24 (10.91%) Sass
14 22 (10.00%) Backbone.js
15 20 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 17 (7.73%) .NET Framework
16 17 (7.73%) LESS
17 16 (7.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 14 (6.36%) XHTML
19 12 (5.45%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 66 (30.00%) User Experience
2 6 (2.73%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.27%) W3C
4 4 (1.82%) Open Source
5 3 (1.36%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.36%) Wiki
5 3 (1.36%) Semantic Web
6 2 (0.91%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.91%) Social Media
6 2 (0.91%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.45%) Blog
7 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.09%) Apple iOS
2 4 (1.82%) Windows
3 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.45%) UNIX
3 1 (0.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (24.55%) MVC
2 39 (17.73%) Web Development
3 34 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (13.64%) Responsive Web Design
5 25 (11.36%) E-Commerce
6 24 (10.91%) Scrum
7 20 (9.09%) SEO
8 16 (7.27%) MVVM
9 14 (6.36%) Web Design
10 13 (5.91%) OO
10 13 (5.91%) Multivariate Testing
11 9 (4.09%) OOP
11 9 (4.09%) Content Management
12 7 (3.18%) Information Architecture
12 7 (3.18%) Mobile Marketing
13 6 (2.73%) Mentoring
13 6 (2.73%) Coaching
14 5 (2.27%) PRINCE2
14 5 (2.27%) Business Development
14 5 (2.27%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 208 (94.55%) JavaScript
2 70 (31.82%) C#
3 41 (18.64%) PHP
4 23 (10.45%) Java
5 14 (6.36%) SQL
6 10 (4.55%) C++
7 9 (4.09%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.82%) TypeScript
8 4 (1.82%) Ruby
9 3 (1.36%) Python
10 2 (0.91%) CoffeeScript
10 2 (0.91%) PHP5
11 1 (0.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (0.91%) HND
1 2 (0.91%) PhD
2 1 (0.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.27%) WAI
2 3 (1.36%) QA
3 2 (0.91%) ISO 14001
3 2 (0.91%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (1.36%) Puppet
1 3 (1.36%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 36 (16.36%) Adobe
2 11 (5.00%) Apple
3 9 (4.09%) Twitter
4 5 (2.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.36%) Zend
5 3 (1.36%) Facebook
6 2 (0.91%) Ektron
6 2 (0.91%) Oracle
7 1 (0.45%) EPiServer
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, pension, Healthcare
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Salary: £40-50,000 + Great Benefits
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Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum + holiday etc.
Posted: 5 days ago
Somerset
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension
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Salary: £18000 to £38000 per annum
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Posted: 7 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, 27 days holiday + Bank Holiday
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