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

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 114 175 177
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 138 52 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.17% 0.98% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.27% 1.03% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 124 46 33
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 £25,000 £29,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +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
6066 5042 5233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.26% 95.38% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 5060 4423 4648
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 30 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 30 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
Bristol +11 36 £35,000 - 7
Wiltshire +14 35 £34,000 +13.33% 1
Devon +7 29 £25,000 - 4
Somerset +3 14 £38,500 +45.28% 6
Gloucestershire -10 9 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Dorset -7 5 £32,750 -12.66% 6
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 30 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.

1 229 (99.13%) CSS
2 227 (98.27%) HTML
3 221 (95.67%) JavaScript
4 129 (55.84%) HTML5
5 122 (52.81%) jQuery
6 104 (45.02%) CSS3
7 79 (34.20%) .NET
8 70 (30.30%) C#
8 70 (30.30%) User Experience
9 61 (26.41%) Photoshop
10 54 (23.38%) MVC
11 51 (22.08%) JSON
12 43 (18.61%) PHP
13 42 (18.18%) ASP.NET
14 41 (17.75%) Web Development
14 41 (17.75%) AngularJS
15 40 (17.32%) Adobe
16 39 (16.88%) XML
17 35 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
18 34 (14.72%) Responsive Web Design
19 29 (12.55%) Node.js
20 28 (12.12%) Git (software)
20 28 (12.12%) Ajax
21 27 (11.69%) Web Services
21 27 (11.69%) E-Commerce
21 27 (11.69%) Sass
22 26 (11.26%) Scrum
22 26 (11.26%) Marketing
23 25 (10.82%) Java
24 24 (10.39%) Backbone.js

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 29 (12.55%) Node.js
2 22 (9.52%) CMS
3 16 (6.93%) WordPress
4 14 (6.06%) Drupal
5 6 (2.60%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.30%) nginx
6 3 (1.30%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.30%) IIS
7 1 (0.43%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.43%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.43%) Magnolia
Applications
1 61 (26.41%) Photoshop
2 12 (5.19%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (3.46%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.43%) MS Office
5 1 (0.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (4.76%) Magento
2 2 (0.87%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.87%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.60%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.43%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.33%) MySQL
2 9 (3.90%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.30%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.30%) Redis
3 3 (1.30%) Riak
4 2 (0.87%) Relational Database
4 2 (0.87%) DB2
4 2 (0.87%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.43%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 28 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 23 (9.96%) Subversion
3 15 (6.49%) Visual Studio
4 7 (3.03%) Grunt
5 6 (2.60%) Axure RP
6 4 (1.73%) Bower
7 3 (1.30%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.87%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.87%) Jasmine
8 2 (0.87%) PhantomJS
8 2 (0.87%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 26 (11.26%) Marketing
2 21 (9.09%) Finance
3 15 (6.49%) Advertising
4 7 (3.03%) Retail
5 5 (2.16%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.87%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.87%) Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (99.13%) CSS
2 227 (98.27%) HTML
3 129 (55.84%) HTML5
4 122 (52.81%) jQuery
5 104 (45.02%) CSS3
6 79 (34.20%) .NET
7 51 (22.08%) JSON
8 42 (18.18%) ASP.NET
9 41 (17.75%) AngularJS
10 39 (16.88%) XML
11 28 (12.12%) Ajax
12 27 (11.69%) Web Services
12 27 (11.69%) Sass
13 24 (10.39%) Backbone.js
14 21 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 19 (8.23%) LESS
16 17 (7.36%) .NET Framework
17 16 (6.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 14 (6.06%) XHTML
19 13 (5.63%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 70 (30.30%) User Experience
2 7 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.16%) Semantic Web
4 4 (1.73%) Open Source
4 4 (1.73%) Graphic Design
5 3 (1.30%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.30%) Wiki
5 3 (1.30%) Social Media
5 3 (1.30%) W3C
6 2 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.87%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.43%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.90%) Apple iOS
2 4 (1.73%) Windows
3 1 (0.43%) Mac OS X
3 1 (0.43%) Android
3 1 (0.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (23.38%) MVC
2 41 (17.75%) Web Development
3 35 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (14.72%) Responsive Web Design
5 27 (11.69%) E-Commerce
6 26 (11.26%) Scrum
7 19 (8.23%) SEO
8 16 (6.93%) MVVM
9 15 (6.49%) Web Design
10 13 (5.63%) OO
10 13 (5.63%) Multivariate Testing
11 10 (4.33%) Content Management
12 9 (3.90%) OOP
13 7 (3.03%) Information Architecture
13 7 (3.03%) Mobile Marketing
14 6 (2.60%) User Stories
14 6 (2.60%) Web Accessibility
14 6 (2.60%) Business Development
14 6 (2.60%) Software Engineering
14 6 (2.60%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 221 (95.67%) JavaScript
2 70 (30.30%) C#
3 43 (18.61%) PHP
4 25 (10.82%) Java
5 14 (6.06%) SQL
6 10 (4.33%) C++
7 9 (3.90%) VB.NET
8 5 (2.16%) TypeScript
9 4 (1.73%) Ruby
10 3 (1.30%) CoffeeScript
10 3 (1.30%) Python
11 2 (0.87%) PHP5
12 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (0.87%) HND
1 2 (0.87%) PhD
2 1 (0.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.60%) WAI
2 4 (1.73%) QA
3 2 (0.87%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.87%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 3 (1.30%) Puppet
1 3 (1.30%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 40 (17.32%) Adobe
2 11 (4.76%) Apple
3 9 (3.90%) Twitter
4 5 (2.16%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.73%) Facebook
6 3 (1.30%) Zend
7 2 (0.87%) Ektron
7 2 (0.87%) Oracle
8 1 (0.43%) EPiServer
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