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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 170 134 186
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 67 93 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.15% 1.52% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 1.58% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 65 88 18
Average salary £32,000 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,075 £40,000
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
5611 5878 4988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.08% 95.86% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4775 4883 4321
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 July 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 30 July 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 -12 23 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Dorset -5 12 £36,250 -3.33% 2
Somerset -4 10 £32,000 -8.57% 4
Devon -3 6 £24,000 +10.34%
Cornwall - 5 £21,000 -
Gloucestershire -8 4 £37,500 +12.78% 1
Wiltshire -17 4 £36,250 +6.61% 3
Avon - 2 £22,500 -
Front-End Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 186 (98.41%) HTML
2 182 (96.30%) CSS
3 170 (89.95%) JavaScript
4 116 (61.38%) HTML5
5 98 (51.85%) CSS3
6 94 (49.74%) jQuery
7 69 (36.51%) AngularJS
8 58 (30.69%) PHP
9 53 (28.04%) User Experience
10 49 (25.93%) Responsive Web Design
11 47 (24.87%) MVC
12 46 (24.34%) Agile Software Development
13 44 (23.28%) Sass
14 40 (21.16%) LESS
15 39 (20.63%) .NET
15 39 (20.63%) Photoshop
16 38 (20.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 36 (19.05%) Web Development
18 35 (18.52%) Backbone.js
19 33 (17.46%) Node.js
20 32 (16.93%) Git (software)
21 31 (16.40%) JSON
22 28 (14.81%) Ajax
23 27 (14.29%) Web Design
24 26 (13.76%) KnockoutJS
25 24 (12.70%) WordPress
25 24 (12.70%) C#
25 24 (12.70%) ASP.NET
26 23 (12.17%) XML
27 22 (11.64%) CMS

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (17.46%) Node.js
2 24 (12.70%) WordPress
3 22 (11.64%) CMS
4 12 (6.35%) Drupal
5 11 (5.82%) Umbraco
6 4 (2.12%) Joomla!
6 4 (2.12%) Kentico
7 2 (1.06%) Sitefinity
7 2 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.06%) DNN
7 2 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.53%) nginx
8 1 (0.53%) Moodle
Applications
1 39 (20.63%) Photoshop
2 16 (8.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (2.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.53%) InDesign
4 1 (0.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (4.23%) Magento
2 2 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.53%) Summit
3 1 (0.53%) MoSes
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.65%) SaaS
2 2 (1.06%) GitHub
2 2 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.53%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.12%) Internet
2 2 (1.06%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.52%) MySQL
2 10 (5.29%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.29%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.12%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.06%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.06%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.06%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 32 (16.93%) Git (software)
2 11 (5.82%) Subversion
3 5 (2.65%) Axure RP
4 4 (2.12%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.12%) Grunt
4 4 (2.12%) Bower
5 3 (1.59%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (1.06%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (1.06%) Yeoman
6 2 (1.06%) Sublime Text
6 2 (1.06%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.06%) IntelliJ
6 2 (1.06%) Maven
7 1 (0.53%) JIRA
7 1 (0.53%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.53%) Mocha
7 1 (0.53%) gulp
General
1 13 (6.88%) Marketing
2 9 (4.76%) Finance
3 5 (2.65%) Electronics
3 5 (2.65%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.65%) Multimedia
4 4 (2.12%) Advertising
5 3 (1.59%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.06%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.06%) Back Office
7 1 (0.53%) Publishing
7 1 (0.53%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (98.41%) HTML
2 182 (96.30%) CSS
3 116 (61.38%) HTML5
4 98 (51.85%) CSS3
5 94 (49.74%) jQuery
6 69 (36.51%) AngularJS
7 44 (23.28%) Sass
8 40 (21.16%) LESS
9 39 (20.63%) .NET
10 38 (20.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 35 (18.52%) Backbone.js
12 31 (16.40%) JSON
13 28 (14.81%) Ajax
14 26 (13.76%) KnockoutJS
15 24 (12.70%) ASP.NET
16 23 (12.17%) XML
17 17 (8.99%) Ember.js
18 15 (7.94%) OOCSS
19 12 (6.35%) Razor View Engine
20 9 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 53 (28.04%) User Experience
2 11 (5.82%) Computer Science
2 11 (5.82%) Wiki
3 7 (3.70%) Graphic Design
4 4 (2.12%) Streaming Music
4 4 (2.12%) BBC
4 4 (2.12%) Social Media
4 4 (2.12%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.59%) Arduino
6 2 (1.06%) Tandem
6 2 (1.06%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.06%) DTV
6 2 (1.06%) RIA
6 2 (1.06%) iPhone
6 2 (1.06%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.06%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.06%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.53%) Animation
7 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.76%) Android
2 7 (3.70%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.12%) Windows
4 2 (1.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (25.93%) Responsive Web Design
2 47 (24.87%) MVC
3 46 (24.34%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (19.05%) Web Development
5 27 (14.29%) Web Design
6 20 (10.58%) Scrum
7 11 (5.82%) Project Management
7 11 (5.82%) Web Accessibility
8 10 (5.29%) OO
8 10 (5.29%) E-Commerce
9 9 (4.76%) ERP
9 9 (4.76%) MVVM
10 7 (3.70%) SDLC
11 6 (3.17%) Mobile Development
11 6 (3.17%) TDD
11 6 (3.17%) Software Engineering
12 5 (2.65%) Unit Testing
12 5 (2.65%) User Stories
13 4 (2.12%) Web Application Development
13 4 (2.12%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 170 (89.95%) JavaScript
2 58 (30.69%) PHP
3 24 (12.70%) C#
4 14 (7.41%) Java
5 8 (4.23%) Ruby
6 4 (2.12%) SQL
6 4 (2.12%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.59%) C++
8 2 (1.06%) Python
8 2 (1.06%) Scala
9 1 (0.53%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (0.53%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 12 (6.35%) Degree
2 1 (0.53%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.53%) IC3 Certification
2 1 (0.53%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.65%) WAI
Vendors
1 20 (10.58%) Google
2 17 (8.99%) Adobe
3 14 (7.41%) Facebook
3 14 (7.41%) Twitter
4 8 (4.23%) Zend
5 4 (2.12%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.06%) Apple
6 2 (1.06%) CODA
6 2 (1.06%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.06%) SAP
7 1 (0.53%) IBM
7 1 (0.53%) HP
7 1 (0.53%) Sencha
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