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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 141 173 193
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 86 38 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.39% 0.73% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 0.77% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 81 24 24
Average salary £35,000 £28,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.73% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £24,300 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,900 £40,700 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
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
5900 4912 5429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 95.16% 94.92% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4875 4224 4806
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 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 24 £37,500 +44.23%
Bristol +15 21 £35,000 +4.47% 6
Wiltshire -4 16 £35,000 +22.80% 12
Somerset -11 15 £35,000 -1.40% 5
Devon -11 8 £23,250 -7.00% 1
Cornwall - 1 £22,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £21,500 - 1
Front-End Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 167 (94.89%) HTML
1 167 (94.89%) CSS
2 166 (94.32%) JavaScript
3 104 (59.09%) HTML5
4 88 (50.00%) jQuery
5 72 (40.91%) CSS3
6 49 (27.84%) .NET
7 47 (26.70%) C#
8 45 (25.57%) MVC
9 43 (24.43%) PHP
10 33 (18.75%) Web Development
11 30 (17.05%) Java
12 28 (15.91%) Finance
13 27 (15.34%) Photoshop
13 27 (15.34%) AngularJS
14 25 (14.20%) XML
15 24 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 23 (13.07%) Marketing
17 22 (12.50%) JSON
17 22 (12.50%) E-Commerce
17 22 (12.50%) WordPress
18 21 (11.93%) Backbone.js
18 21 (11.93%) ASP.NET
19 20 (11.36%) Ajax
20 18 (10.23%) CMS
20 18 (10.23%) Sass
21 17 (9.66%) Responsive Web Design
22 15 (8.52%) Scrum
22 15 (8.52%) Drupal
22 15 (8.52%) XHTML

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (12.50%) WordPress
2 18 (10.23%) CMS
3 15 (8.52%) Drupal
4 10 (5.68%) Node.js
5 5 (2.84%) Magnolia
6 2 (1.14%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.57%) Adobe CQ
7 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.57%) IIS
7 1 (0.57%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.57%) Umbraco
Applications
1 27 (15.34%) Photoshop
2 7 (3.98%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.14%) MS Office
3 2 (1.14%) Fireworks
3 2 (1.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (6.25%) Magento
2 2 (1.14%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.57%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.27%) SaaS
2 1 (0.57%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.14%) Intranet
1 2 (1.14%) HTTP
2 1 (0.57%) Internet
2 1 (0.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.25%) MySQL
2 5 (2.84%) MongoDB
2 5 (2.84%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.14%) DB2
3 2 (1.14%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (7.39%) Subversion
1 13 (7.39%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.41%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.70%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (1.14%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.57%) Aptana Studio
5 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.57%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.57%) Grunt
General
1 28 (15.91%) Finance
2 23 (13.07%) Marketing
3 12 (6.82%) Advertising
4 7 (3.98%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.14%) Banking
5 2 (1.14%) Retail
5 2 (1.14%) Games
5 2 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.57%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (94.89%) HTML
1 167 (94.89%) CSS
2 104 (59.09%) HTML5
3 88 (50.00%) jQuery
4 72 (40.91%) CSS3
5 49 (27.84%) .NET
6 27 (15.34%) AngularJS
7 25 (14.20%) XML
8 24 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 22 (12.50%) JSON
10 21 (11.93%) Backbone.js
10 21 (11.93%) ASP.NET
11 20 (11.36%) Ajax
12 18 (10.23%) Sass
13 15 (8.52%) XHTML
14 11 (6.25%) Web Services
14 11 (6.25%) .NET Framework
14 11 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
15 10 (5.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 8 (4.55%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.98%) Digital Media
2 5 (2.84%) Mobile App
2 5 (2.84%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.27%) W3C
4 3 (1.70%) Open Source
4 3 (1.70%) Social Media
4 3 (1.70%) Blog
5 1 (0.57%) iPad
5 1 (0.57%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.57%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.70%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.57%) Android
2 1 (0.57%) UNIX
2 1 (0.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (25.57%) MVC
2 33 (18.75%) Web Development
3 22 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 17 (9.66%) Responsive Web Design
5 15 (8.52%) Scrum
5 15 (8.52%) SEO
6 13 (7.39%) Multivariate Testing
7 12 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (6.25%) OO
8 11 (6.25%) MVVM
9 9 (5.11%) OOP
10 6 (3.41%) Web Application Development
11 5 (2.84%) Customer Engagement
11 5 (2.84%) Web Design
12 4 (2.27%) Software Engineering
12 4 (2.27%) Process Management
13 3 (1.70%) Information Architecture
13 3 (1.70%) Mobile Marketing
13 3 (1.70%) Content Management
13 3 (1.70%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 166 (94.32%) JavaScript
2 47 (26.70%) C#
3 43 (24.43%) PHP
4 30 (17.05%) Java
5 6 (3.41%) SQL
6 5 (2.84%) C++
7 4 (2.27%) PHP5
8 2 (1.14%) Ruby
8 2 (1.14%) Python
8 2 (1.14%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.14%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.57%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (0.57%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (6.82%) Degree
2 2 (1.14%) HND
2 2 (1.14%) PhD
3 1 (0.57%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.57%) QA
1 1 (0.57%) WAI
Vendors
1 15 (8.52%) Adobe
2 11 (6.25%) Twitter
3 7 (3.98%) Zend
4 5 (2.84%) Apple
5 4 (2.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.70%) Ektron
7 2 (1.14%) Oracle
8 1 (0.57%) Facebook
8 1 (0.57%) Google
Wiltshire
Roc Search
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £18000 to £38000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
ISL
Salary: £28000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bath, Avon
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £28000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Parking
Posted: 5 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Roc Search
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Intapeople
Salary: £40000
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Wiltshire
DP Connect
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Fasthosts Internet Ltd
Salary: £26,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Swindon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Bristol
TRG
Salary: 40000-52000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago