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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 90 145 197
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 171 76 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.88% 1.39% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.00% 1.45% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 159 73 27
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £20,200 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
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
5694 5244 5472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.05% 95.57% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4848 4448 4871
Average salary £37,500 £35,250 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -2.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +16 43 £42,500 +30.76% 8
Dorset +14 38 £35,000 - 8
Somerset +25 29 £35,000 +75.00% 3
Wiltshire +5 22 £35,000 +12.00% 2
Gloucestershire +5 17 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Devon 0 14 £27,500 +10.00% 1
Front-End Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 299 (98.03%) HTML
2 297 (97.38%) JavaScript
3 296 (97.05%) CSS
4 188 (61.64%) jQuery
5 180 (59.02%) HTML5
6 146 (47.87%) CSS3
7 122 (40.00%) PHP
8 96 (31.48%) .NET
9 91 (29.84%) AngularJS
10 84 (27.54%) Photoshop
11 78 (25.57%) C#
11 78 (25.57%) User Experience
12 76 (24.92%) Responsive Web Design
13 74 (24.26%) MVC
14 66 (21.64%) JSON
15 64 (20.98%) Web Development
15 64 (20.98%) Adobe
16 62 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
17 61 (20.00%) Sass
18 55 (18.03%) ASP.NET
19 52 (17.05%) CMS
20 45 (14.75%) WordPress
21 44 (14.43%) LESS
22 42 (13.77%) Node.js
22 42 (13.77%) Scrum
22 42 (13.77%) Web Services
22 42 (13.77%) Git (software)
23 40 (13.11%) Ajax
24 38 (12.46%) Drupal
24 38 (12.46%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 52 (17.05%) CMS
2 45 (14.75%) WordPress
3 42 (13.77%) Node.js
4 38 (12.46%) Drupal
5 20 (6.56%) Joomla!
6 12 (3.93%) nginx
7 9 (2.95%) Umbraco
8 8 (2.62%) Apache Solr
9 4 (1.31%) IIS
Applications
1 84 (27.54%) Photoshop
2 22 (7.21%) Adobe Illustrator
3 21 (6.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 13 (4.26%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 23 (7.54%) Magento
2 4 (1.31%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.97%) SaaS
2 5 (1.64%) GitHub
3 1 (0.33%) Trello
3 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.62%) Internet
2 2 (0.66%) HTTP
3 1 (0.33%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (11.80%) MySQL
2 22 (7.21%) SQL Server
3 19 (6.23%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (5.25%) MongoDB
5 14 (4.59%) NoSQL
6 8 (2.62%) Redis
6 8 (2.62%) Riak
7 1 (0.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 42 (13.77%) Git (software)
2 31 (10.16%) Subversion
3 16 (5.25%) Axure RP
4 15 (4.92%) Visual Studio
4 15 (4.92%) Grunt
5 10 (3.28%) Bower
6 9 (2.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (2.62%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.31%) Jasmine
9 3 (0.98%) PhantomJS
9 3 (0.98%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (0.66%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 1 (0.33%) Mocha
11 1 (0.33%) Selenium
General
1 22 (7.21%) Marketing
2 15 (4.92%) Advertising
3 14 (4.59%) Finance
4 10 (3.28%) Retail
5 6 (1.97%) Banking
6 5 (1.64%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 299 (98.03%) HTML
2 296 (97.05%) CSS
3 188 (61.64%) jQuery
4 180 (59.02%) HTML5
5 146 (47.87%) CSS3
6 96 (31.48%) .NET
7 91 (29.84%) AngularJS
8 66 (21.64%) JSON
9 61 (20.00%) Sass
10 55 (18.03%) ASP.NET
11 44 (14.43%) LESS
12 42 (13.77%) Web Services
13 40 (13.11%) Ajax
14 38 (12.46%) XML
15 34 (11.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 33 (10.82%) Backbone.js
17 26 (8.52%) KnockoutJS
18 23 (7.54%) Ember.js
19 19 (6.23%) CakePHP
20 15 (4.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 78 (25.57%) User Experience
2 18 (5.90%) Open Source
3 10 (3.28%) Wiki
4 9 (2.95%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (2.30%) Social Media
5 7 (2.30%) Graphic Design
6 6 (1.97%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (1.97%) Semantic Web
7 4 (1.31%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.98%) RIA
8 3 (0.98%) W3C
9 2 (0.66%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.33%) BBC
10 1 (0.33%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.33%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.59%) Apple iOS
2 8 (2.62%) Windows
3 6 (1.97%) Linux
4 2 (0.66%) Mac OS X
4 2 (0.66%) UNIX
5 1 (0.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (24.92%) Responsive Web Design
2 74 (24.26%) MVC
3 64 (20.98%) Web Development
4 62 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (13.77%) Scrum
6 33 (10.82%) OO
7 32 (10.49%) Web Design
8 22 (7.21%) SEO
9 19 (6.23%) E-Commerce
10 16 (5.25%) PRINCE2
10 16 (5.25%) OOP
10 16 (5.25%) Web Accessibility
11 15 (4.92%) Business Development
11 15 (4.92%) Content Management
11 15 (4.92%) User Stories
12 8 (2.62%) Software Engineering
12 8 (2.62%) Information Architecture
12 8 (2.62%) MVVM
12 8 (2.62%) SOA
12 8 (2.62%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 297 (97.38%) JavaScript
2 122 (40.00%) PHP
3 78 (25.57%) C#
4 21 (6.89%) Java
5 18 (5.90%) VB.NET
5 18 (5.90%) Ruby
6 12 (3.93%) SQL
7 8 (2.62%) Python
7 8 (2.62%) C++
7 8 (2.62%) TypeScript
8 3 (0.98%) CoffeeScript
9 1 (0.33%) PHP5
9 1 (0.33%) C
9 1 (0.33%) CFML
Qualifications
1 5 (1.64%) Degree
2 1 (0.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.92%) WAI
2 6 (1.97%) QA
3 3 (0.98%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.98%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 8 (2.62%) Puppet
1 8 (2.62%) Vagrant
1 8 (2.62%) Graphite
Vendors
1 64 (20.98%) Adobe
2 20 (6.56%) Zend
3 15 (4.92%) Facebook
4 14 (4.59%) Twitter
4 14 (4.59%) Apple
5 11 (3.61%) Microsoft
6 8 (2.62%) Google
7 4 (1.31%) Sencha
8 2 (0.66%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.33%) Ektron
9 1 (0.33%) HP
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