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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 136 172 188
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 100 45 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.65% 0.88% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 0.92% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 92 36 29
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,750 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £45,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
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
5767 4871 5461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.12% 95.23% 96.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4837 4205 4840
Average salary £36,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.38% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 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 1 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 -1 26 £34,000 +17.24% 6
Bristol +7 21 £41,250 +23.13% 4
Devon -2 21 £23,500 -6.00% 2
Somerset +3 14 £35,750 - 1
Dorset 0 11 £37,000 +27.58% 3
Cornwall - 3 £26,500 -
Gloucestershire -8 2 £36,250 +3.57% 1
Front-End Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 185 (98.93%) CSS
2 183 (97.86%) HTML
3 175 (93.58%) JavaScript
4 110 (58.82%) HTML5
5 97 (51.87%) jQuery
6 83 (44.39%) CSS3
7 57 (30.48%) C#
8 54 (28.88%) .NET
9 51 (27.27%) User Experience
10 47 (25.13%) MVC
11 43 (22.99%) Photoshop
12 39 (20.86%) PHP
13 37 (19.79%) XML
14 36 (19.25%) Web Development
15 35 (18.72%) JSON
16 32 (17.11%) AngularJS
17 30 (16.04%) ASP.NET
18 28 (14.97%) Adobe
19 26 (13.90%) Finance
19 26 (13.90%) Marketing
20 25 (13.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 24 (12.83%) Agile Software Development
21 24 (12.83%) Java
22 23 (12.30%) E-Commerce
23 21 (11.23%) CMS
23 21 (11.23%) Ajax
23 21 (11.23%) Backbone.js
23 21 (11.23%) Responsive Web Design
24 20 (10.70%) Sass
24 20 (10.70%) Node.js

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 21 (11.23%) CMS
2 20 (10.70%) Node.js
3 19 (10.16%) WordPress
4 16 (8.56%) Drupal
5 4 (2.14%) Magnolia
6 1 (0.53%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.53%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.53%) TeamSite
Applications
1 43 (22.99%) Photoshop
2 11 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (3.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (2.67%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.53%) MS Excel
5 1 (0.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (5.88%) Magento
2 2 (1.07%) Summit
2 2 (1.07%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.53%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.81%) MySQL
2 4 (2.14%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.60%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.07%) DB2
4 2 (1.07%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.07%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (6.95%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.42%) Subversion
3 10 (5.35%) Visual Studio
4 3 (1.60%) Grunt
4 3 (1.60%) Axure RP
5 2 (1.07%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.07%) PhantomJS
5 2 (1.07%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (1.07%) Jasmine
General
1 26 (13.90%) Finance
1 26 (13.90%) Marketing
2 14 (7.49%) Advertising
3 5 (2.67%) Retail
3 5 (2.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.07%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.07%) Banking
5 1 (0.53%) Games
5 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (98.93%) CSS
2 183 (97.86%) HTML
3 110 (58.82%) HTML5
4 97 (51.87%) jQuery
5 83 (44.39%) CSS3
6 54 (28.88%) .NET
7 37 (19.79%) XML
8 35 (18.72%) JSON
9 32 (17.11%) AngularJS
10 30 (16.04%) ASP.NET
11 25 (13.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 21 (11.23%) Ajax
12 21 (11.23%) Backbone.js
13 20 (10.70%) Sass
14 18 (9.63%) Web Services
15 16 (8.56%) .NET Framework
16 15 (8.02%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 14 (7.49%) XHTML
18 11 (5.88%) LINQ
18 11 (5.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 51 (27.27%) User Experience
2 5 (2.67%) Mobile App
2 5 (2.67%) W3C
3 3 (1.60%) Open Source
3 3 (1.60%) Blog
3 3 (1.60%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.07%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.53%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 6 (3.21%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.07%) Windows
3 1 (0.53%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (25.13%) MVC
2 36 (19.25%) Web Development
3 24 (12.83%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (12.30%) E-Commerce
5 21 (11.23%) Responsive Web Design
6 18 (9.63%) SEO
7 17 (9.09%) Scrum
8 16 (8.56%) MVVM
9 13 (6.95%) Multivariate Testing
10 12 (6.42%) OO
11 9 (4.81%) OOP
12 7 (3.74%) Mobile Marketing
12 7 (3.74%) Web Design
12 7 (3.74%) Content Management
13 6 (3.21%) Mentoring
13 6 (3.21%) Coaching
14 5 (2.67%) Information Architecture
15 4 (2.14%) Project Management
15 4 (2.14%) Software Engineering
15 4 (2.14%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 175 (93.58%) JavaScript
2 57 (30.48%) C#
3 39 (20.86%) PHP
4 24 (12.83%) Java
5 12 (6.42%) SQL
6 7 (3.74%) C++
7 5 (2.67%) VB.NET
8 4 (2.14%) PHP5
9 3 (1.60%) Ruby
10 2 (1.07%) Python
10 2 (1.07%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.53%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (1.07%) HND
1 2 (1.07%) PhD
2 1 (0.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.60%) WAI
2 2 (1.07%) ISO 14001
2 2 (1.07%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 28 (14.97%) Adobe
2 14 (7.49%) Twitter
3 8 (4.28%) Apple
4 6 (3.21%) Zend
5 3 (1.60%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.07%) Oracle
6 2 (1.07%) Ektron
7 1 (0.53%) Facebook
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £28000 to £35000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
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Salary: £25000 to £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: 28,000 - 30,000
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Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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