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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 92 158 198
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 173 65 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.90% 1.22% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.01% 1.28% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 164 62 26
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
5739 5093 5282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.21% 95.54% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4845 4336 4693
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 3 March 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 March 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 +22 49 £37,500 +25.00% 7
Dorset +10 36 £35,000 - 6
Somerset +18 32 £35,000 +55.55% 2
Wiltshire +15 20 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Devon +3 13 £24,000 -4.00% 2
Gloucestershire -4 10 £35,000 +18.64% 1
Front-End Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 322 (98.17%) HTML
2 317 (96.65%) JavaScript
2 317 (96.65%) CSS
3 204 (62.20%) HTML5
4 191 (58.23%) jQuery
5 165 (50.30%) CSS3
6 142 (43.29%) PHP
7 98 (29.88%) AngularJS
8 92 (28.05%) Responsive Web Design
8 92 (28.05%) .NET
9 91 (27.74%) User Experience
10 80 (24.39%) Sass
10 80 (24.39%) Photoshop
11 78 (23.78%) Web Development
12 76 (23.17%) JSON
13 75 (22.87%) MVC
14 72 (21.95%) C#
15 63 (19.21%) Agile Software Development
16 62 (18.90%) LESS
17 59 (17.99%) Adobe
18 57 (17.38%) CMS
19 54 (16.46%) ASP.NET
20 51 (15.55%) Git (software)
21 50 (15.24%) WordPress
22 47 (14.33%) Web Design
23 46 (14.02%) XML
24 44 (13.41%) Ajax
24 44 (13.41%) Node.js
25 42 (12.80%) Scrum
26 40 (12.20%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 57 (17.38%) CMS
2 50 (15.24%) WordPress
3 44 (13.41%) Node.js
4 39 (11.89%) Drupal
5 19 (5.79%) Joomla!
6 13 (3.96%) Umbraco
6 13 (3.96%) nginx
7 8 (2.44%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.22%) IIS
9 1 (0.30%) Kentico
Applications
1 80 (24.39%) Photoshop
2 22 (6.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 21 (6.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 11 (3.35%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 23 (7.01%) Magento
2 4 (1.22%) Summit
3 1 (0.30%) MoSes
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.83%) SaaS
2 5 (1.52%) GitHub
3 1 (0.30%) Trello
3 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.44%) Internet
2 3 (0.91%) HTTP
3 1 (0.30%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (12.20%) MySQL
2 26 (7.93%) SQL Server
3 19 (5.79%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (5.18%) MongoDB
5 14 (4.27%) NoSQL
6 8 (2.44%) Redis
6 8 (2.44%) Riak
7 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.30%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 51 (15.55%) Git (software)
2 34 (10.37%) Subversion
3 16 (4.88%) Axure RP
4 14 (4.27%) Grunt
5 12 (3.66%) Visual Studio
6 10 (3.05%) Bower
7 9 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (2.44%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.91%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.61%) PhantomJS
10 2 (0.61%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (0.61%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 1 (0.30%) Mocha
11 1 (0.30%) Dreamweaver
11 1 (0.30%) Selenium
General
1 21 (6.40%) Marketing
2 16 (4.88%) Advertising
3 15 (4.57%) Finance
4 8 (2.44%) Retail
5 6 (1.83%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.22%) Banking
7 2 (0.61%) Back Office
8 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.30%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.30%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 322 (98.17%) HTML
2 317 (96.65%) CSS
3 204 (62.20%) HTML5
4 191 (58.23%) jQuery
5 165 (50.30%) CSS3
6 98 (29.88%) AngularJS
7 92 (28.05%) .NET
8 80 (24.39%) Sass
9 76 (23.17%) JSON
10 62 (18.90%) LESS
11 54 (16.46%) ASP.NET
12 46 (14.02%) XML
13 44 (13.41%) Ajax
14 38 (11.59%) Web Services
15 37 (11.28%) Backbone.js
16 33 (10.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 27 (8.23%) KnockoutJS
18 23 (7.01%) Ember.js
18 23 (7.01%) OOCSS
19 19 (5.79%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 91 (27.74%) User Experience
2 20 (6.10%) Wiki
3 18 (5.49%) Open Source
4 10 (3.05%) Mobile App
5 9 (2.74%) Social Media
6 7 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.13%) Graphic Design
6 7 (2.13%) Semantic Web
7 6 (1.83%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.52%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.22%) RIA
10 3 (0.91%) W3C
11 2 (0.61%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.61%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.30%) iPhone
12 1 (0.30%) Blog
12 1 (0.30%) BBC
12 1 (0.30%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.27%) Apple iOS
2 8 (2.44%) Windows
3 6 (1.83%) Linux
4 4 (1.22%) Android
5 2 (0.61%) UNIX
5 2 (0.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (28.05%) Responsive Web Design
2 78 (23.78%) Web Development
3 75 (22.87%) MVC
4 63 (19.21%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (14.33%) Web Design
6 42 (12.80%) Scrum
7 31 (9.45%) OO
8 20 (6.10%) SEO
9 18 (5.49%) E-Commerce
10 16 (4.88%) PRINCE2
10 16 (4.88%) OOP
10 16 (4.88%) Web Accessibility
11 15 (4.57%) Business Development
11 15 (4.57%) Project Management
11 15 (4.57%) User Stories
12 14 (4.27%) Content Management
13 10 (3.05%) MVVM
14 8 (2.44%) Workflow
14 8 (2.44%) Pair Programming
14 8 (2.44%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 317 (96.65%) JavaScript
2 142 (43.29%) PHP
3 72 (21.95%) C#
4 23 (7.01%) Java
5 18 (5.49%) VB.NET
5 18 (5.49%) Ruby
6 10 (3.05%) SQL
7 8 (2.44%) Python
7 8 (2.44%) C++
8 7 (2.13%) TypeScript
9 3 (0.91%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (0.30%) C
10 1 (0.30%) CFML
Qualifications
1 6 (1.83%) Degree
2 5 (1.52%) VCP4
3 1 (0.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.57%) WAI
2 6 (1.83%) QA
3 2 (0.61%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.61%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 8 (2.44%) Puppet
1 8 (2.44%) Vagrant
1 8 (2.44%) Graphite
Vendors
1 59 (17.99%) Adobe
2 27 (8.23%) Facebook
3 25 (7.62%) Twitter
4 22 (6.71%) Zend
5 20 (6.10%) Google
6 13 (3.96%) Apple
7 11 (3.35%) Microsoft
8 5 (1.52%) Sencha
9 2 (0.61%) HP
9 2 (0.61%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.30%) IBM
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum, Benefits: excellent ebefits & career progression
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Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Generous Benefits
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Devon
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Somerset, South West
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