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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 147 139 185
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +46
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 92 90 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.62% 1.52% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 1.59% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 90 81 24
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £27,500 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
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
5418 5675 5126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.66% 95.62% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4553 4725 4522
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -1 31 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Dorset +12 21 £37,500 - 3
Wiltshire 0 14 £32,500 -12.16% 3
Somerset -2 9 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Cornwall -4 6 £21,000 -
Gloucestershire -14 4 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Devon -7 3 £22,500 -31.81% 2
Avon - 1 £22,500 -
Front-End Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 259 (97.74%) HTML
2 253 (95.47%) CSS
3 246 (92.83%) JavaScript
4 176 (66.42%) HTML5
5 149 (56.23%) jQuery
6 146 (55.09%) CSS3
7 123 (46.42%) PHP
8 106 (40.00%) AngularJS
9 77 (29.06%) Responsive Web Design
9 77 (29.06%) MVC
10 72 (27.17%) Sass
11 64 (24.15%) User Experience
11 64 (24.15%) Web Development
12 59 (22.26%) LESS
13 55 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
14 51 (19.25%) WordPress
15 49 (18.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 49 (18.49%) .NET
16 47 (17.74%) Git (software)
17 45 (16.98%) Photoshop
18 43 (16.23%) MySQL
18 43 (16.23%) C#
18 43 (16.23%) JSON
19 42 (15.85%) Node.js
20 40 (15.09%) Drupal
21 39 (14.72%) CMS
22 38 (14.34%) Backbone.js
23 37 (13.96%) Ajax
24 36 (13.58%) KnockoutJS
25 35 (13.21%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 51 (19.25%) WordPress
2 42 (15.85%) Node.js
3 40 (15.09%) Drupal
4 39 (14.72%) CMS
5 18 (6.79%) Joomla!
6 10 (3.77%) nginx
7 6 (2.26%) Umbraco
8 5 (1.89%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.75%) Kentico
Applications
1 45 (16.98%) Photoshop
2 17 (6.42%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (3.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.75%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.38%) InDesign
5 1 (0.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 23 (8.68%) Magento
2 2 (0.75%) Summit
3 1 (0.38%) MoSes
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.64%) SaaS
1 7 (2.64%) GitHub
2 2 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.77%) Internet
2 3 (1.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (16.23%) MySQL
2 24 (9.06%) MongoDB
3 19 (7.17%) SQL Server
4 17 (6.42%) PostgreSQL
5 11 (4.15%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.89%) Redis
6 5 (1.89%) Riak
7 2 (0.75%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 47 (17.74%) Git (software)
2 28 (10.57%) Subversion
3 11 (4.15%) Grunt
4 10 (3.77%) Axure RP
5 8 (3.02%) Bower
6 5 (1.89%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.13%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.75%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (0.75%) Yeoman
8 2 (0.75%) Sublime Text
8 2 (0.75%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 2 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.75%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (0.75%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.75%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.38%) Maven
9 1 (0.38%) Selenium
9 1 (0.38%) JIRA
9 1 (0.38%) Mocha
9 1 (0.38%) Jasmine
General
1 14 (5.28%) Marketing
2 9 (3.40%) Finance
3 8 (3.02%) Advertising
4 4 (1.51%) Banking
4 4 (1.51%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.13%) Electronics
5 3 (1.13%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.75%) Back Office
6 2 (0.75%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.38%) Retail
7 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.38%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (97.74%) HTML
2 253 (95.47%) CSS
3 176 (66.42%) HTML5
4 149 (56.23%) jQuery
5 146 (55.09%) CSS3
6 106 (40.00%) AngularJS
7 72 (27.17%) Sass
8 59 (22.26%) LESS
9 49 (18.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 49 (18.49%) .NET
10 43 (16.23%) JSON
11 38 (14.34%) Backbone.js
12 37 (13.96%) Ajax
13 36 (13.58%) KnockoutJS
14 35 (13.21%) ASP.NET
15 29 (10.94%) XML
16 25 (9.43%) OOCSS
17 22 (8.30%) Web Services
18 18 (6.79%) Ember.js
19 17 (6.42%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 64 (24.15%) User Experience
2 18 (6.79%) Wiki
3 12 (4.53%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.64%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.89%) BBC
5 5 (1.89%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.51%) Social Media
6 4 (1.51%) RIA
6 4 (1.51%) Streaming Music
7 3 (1.13%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.13%) Arduino
8 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.75%) iPhone
8 2 (0.75%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.75%) Tandem
9 1 (0.38%) W3C
9 1 (0.38%) Semantic Web
9 1 (0.38%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.38%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.40%) Android
1 9 (3.40%) Apple iOS
2 6 (2.26%) Windows
3 5 (1.89%) Linux
4 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (29.06%) Responsive Web Design
1 77 (29.06%) MVC
2 64 (24.15%) Web Development
3 55 (20.75%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (12.45%) Web Design
5 32 (12.08%) OO
6 26 (9.81%) Scrum
7 18 (6.79%) OOP
8 15 (5.66%) Open Source
9 14 (5.28%) Project Management
10 13 (4.91%) Web Accessibility
11 11 (4.15%) SEO
12 10 (3.77%) PRINCE2
12 10 (3.77%) E-Commerce
12 10 (3.77%) ERP
13 9 (3.40%) Business Development
13 9 (3.40%) User Stories
14 8 (3.02%) MVVM
15 6 (2.26%) SOA
15 6 (2.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 246 (92.83%) JavaScript
2 123 (46.42%) PHP
3 43 (16.23%) C#
4 20 (7.55%) Ruby
5 17 (6.42%) Java
6 9 (3.40%) VB.NET
7 8 (3.02%) Python
8 3 (1.13%) SQL
8 3 (1.13%) C++
9 2 (0.75%) Scala
10 1 (0.38%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (4.91%) Degree
2 1 (0.38%) HND
2 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.77%) WAI
Systems Management
1 5 (1.89%) Puppet
1 5 (1.89%) Graphite
1 5 (1.89%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 27 (10.19%) Google
1 27 (10.19%) Adobe
2 23 (8.68%) Twitter
2 23 (8.68%) Zend
3 22 (8.30%) Facebook
4 7 (2.64%) Microsoft
5 5 (1.89%) Sencha
6 4 (1.51%) Apple
7 2 (0.75%) CODA
7 2 (0.75%) HP
8 1 (0.38%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.38%) IBM
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