The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 145 190 186
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 91 30 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.48% 0.58% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 0.61% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 86 20 29
Average salary £34,500 £27,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.45% +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,900 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,100 £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5893 4951 5365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.62% 95.01% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4904 4273 4740
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Front-End Developer
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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
Dorset +6 27 £37,500 +38.88% 1
Bristol +20 24 £32,500 +18.18% 5
Somerset -3 23 £35,000 -14.63% 3
Wiltshire -10 10 £34,000 +27.10% 1
Devon -11 5 £22,500 -10.00% 2
Gloucestershire - 2 £33,250 -
Front-End Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 161 (95.27%) HTML
1 161 (95.27%) CSS
2 156 (92.31%) JavaScript
3 105 (62.13%) HTML5
4 85 (50.30%) jQuery
5 73 (43.20%) CSS3
6 44 (26.04%) .NET
7 43 (25.44%) PHP
8 39 (23.08%) MVC
9 38 (22.49%) C#
10 33 (19.53%) Web Development
11 29 (17.16%) Java
12 26 (15.38%) Finance
13 24 (14.20%) AngularJS
14 23 (13.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 22 (13.02%) Responsive Web Design
15 22 (13.02%) WordPress
15 22 (13.02%) XML
16 21 (12.43%) E-Commerce
17 20 (11.83%) Marketing
17 20 (11.83%) JSON
18 19 (11.24%) CMS
18 19 (11.24%) Ajax
18 19 (11.24%) Photoshop
18 19 (11.24%) Backbone.js
19 17 (10.06%) Sass
20 15 (8.88%) ASP.NET
20 15 (8.88%) XHTML
21 14 (8.28%) SEO
21 14 (8.28%) Drupal

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 22 (13.02%) WordPress
2 19 (11.24%) CMS
3 14 (8.28%) Drupal
4 7 (4.14%) Node.js
5 5 (2.96%) Magnolia
6 2 (1.18%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.18%) TeamSite
6 2 (1.18%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.59%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.59%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.59%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (11.24%) Photoshop
2 8 (4.73%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.18%) MS Office
3 2 (1.18%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (5.92%) Magento
2 2 (1.18%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.59%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.37%) SaaS
2 1 (0.59%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.78%) Intranet
1 3 (1.78%) HTTP
2 2 (1.18%) SSL
3 1 (0.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.10%) MySQL
2 6 (3.55%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.55%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.78%) SQLite
4 2 (1.18%) DB2
4 2 (1.18%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.18%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (7.69%) Subversion
2 11 (6.51%) Git (software)
3 10 (5.92%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.37%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (1.78%) PhoneGap
6 2 (1.18%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.18%) Aptana Studio
7 1 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.59%) Grunt
General
1 26 (15.38%) Finance
2 20 (11.83%) Marketing
3 11 (6.51%) Advertising
4 7 (4.14%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.18%) Games
6 1 (0.59%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (95.27%) HTML
1 161 (95.27%) CSS
2 105 (62.13%) HTML5
3 85 (50.30%) jQuery
4 73 (43.20%) CSS3
5 44 (26.04%) .NET
6 24 (14.20%) AngularJS
7 23 (13.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 22 (13.02%) XML
9 20 (11.83%) JSON
10 19 (11.24%) Ajax
10 19 (11.24%) Backbone.js
11 17 (10.06%) Sass
12 15 (8.88%) ASP.NET
12 15 (8.88%) XHTML
13 9 (5.33%) Web Services
14 8 (4.73%) KnockoutJS
14 8 (4.73%) RESTful
15 6 (3.55%) .NET Framework
15 6 (3.55%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.33%) Digital Media
2 5 (2.96%) Mobile App
2 5 (2.96%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.37%) W3C
3 4 (2.37%) Social Media
4 3 (1.78%) Open Source
4 3 (1.78%) Blog
5 1 (0.59%) iPad
5 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.59%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.59%) Graphic Design
5 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.59%) Android
1 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
1 1 (0.59%) UNIX
1 1 (0.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (23.08%) MVC
2 33 (19.53%) Web Development
3 22 (13.02%) Responsive Web Design
4 21 (12.43%) E-Commerce
5 14 (8.28%) SEO
6 11 (6.51%) Multivariate Testing
6 11 (6.51%) Scrum
6 11 (6.51%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (4.73%) OO
7 8 (4.73%) Web Design
7 8 (4.73%) MVVM
8 7 (4.14%) OOP
9 6 (3.55%) Web Application Development
10 5 (2.96%) Customer Engagement
11 4 (2.37%) Process Management
12 3 (1.78%) Mobile Application Development
12 3 (1.78%) Content Management
12 3 (1.78%) Software Engineering
12 3 (1.78%) Digital Marketing
13 2 (1.18%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 156 (92.31%) JavaScript
2 43 (25.44%) PHP
3 38 (22.49%) C#
4 29 (17.16%) Java
5 9 (5.33%) SQL
6 3 (1.78%) PHP5
6 3 (1.78%) ActionScript
7 2 (1.18%) C++
7 2 (1.18%) Python
7 2 (1.18%) Ruby
7 2 (1.18%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (0.59%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (7.69%) Degree
2 2 (1.18%) HND
2 2 (1.18%) PhD
3 1 (0.59%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.59%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (7.10%) Twitter
2 10 (5.92%) Adobe
3 7 (4.14%) Zend
4 4 (2.37%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.78%) Ektron
6 2 (1.18%) Oracle
6 2 (1.18%) Apple
7 1 (0.59%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.59%) Facebook
7 1 (0.59%) Google
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