The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton 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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 67 68 73
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 28 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.94% 1.09% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.07% 1.14% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 25 7 10
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +14.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,900 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £38,500 £31,850
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Front-End Developer
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
913 875 800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.70% 95.63% 97.68%
Number of salaries quoted 704 772 725
Average salary £39,000 £39,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.26% +2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Front-End Developer in the job title across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Front-End Developer
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Southampton region.

Front-End Developer Salary Trend in Southampton

Front-End Developer
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Front-End Developer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 42 (100.00%) HTML
1 42 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 42 (100.00%) CSS
2 38 (90.48%) jQuery
3 34 (80.95%) AngularJS
4 33 (78.57%) Responsive Web Design
5 32 (76.19%) CSS3
5 32 (76.19%) HTML5
6 21 (50.00%) JSON
7 20 (47.62%) Backbone.js
8 16 (38.10%) Grunt
9 15 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
9 15 (35.71%) PHP
10 14 (33.33%) XML
10 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (33.33%) Ajax
10 14 (33.33%) Sass
10 14 (33.33%) Ember.js
10 14 (33.33%) Jenkins
11 13 (30.95%) RESTful
11 13 (30.95%) Web Design
11 13 (30.95%) OO
12 12 (28.57%) Internet
13 11 (26.19%) Web Services
13 11 (26.19%) TDD
14 10 (23.81%) MySQL
14 10 (23.81%) BDD
14 10 (23.81%) User Experience
15 9 (21.43%) Photoshop
16 8 (19.05%) Microsoft

Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 8 (19.05%) Drupal
2 7 (16.67%) CMS
3 5 (11.90%) Joomla!
3 5 (11.90%) WordPress
4 3 (7.14%) Node.js
5 1 (2.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Photoshop
2 8 (19.05%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 6 (14.29%) InDesign
4 6 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 12 (28.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) MySQL
2 7 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 4 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (38.10%) Grunt
2 14 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 4 (9.52%) Subversion
5 2 (4.76%) Maven
5 2 (4.76%) JIRA
6 1 (2.38%) JSUnit
6 1 (2.38%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.38%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
1 4 (9.52%) Marketing
2 1 (2.38%) Advertising
2 1 (2.38%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (100.00%) HTML
1 42 (100.00%) CSS
2 38 (90.48%) jQuery
3 34 (80.95%) AngularJS
4 32 (76.19%) HTML5
4 32 (76.19%) CSS3
5 21 (50.00%) JSON
6 20 (47.62%) Backbone.js
7 14 (33.33%) XML
7 14 (33.33%) Ajax
7 14 (33.33%) Sass
7 14 (33.33%) Ember.js
8 13 (30.95%) RESTful
9 11 (26.19%) Web Services
10 7 (16.67%) .NET
10 7 (16.67%) .NET Framework
10 7 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (14.29%) XHTML
12 5 (11.90%) CakePHP
12 5 (11.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) User Experience
2 3 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.76%) Kindle
3 2 (4.76%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (78.57%) Responsive Web Design
2 15 (35.71%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (30.95%) OO
4 13 (30.95%) Web Design
5 11 (26.19%) TDD
6 10 (23.81%) BDD
7 7 (16.67%) Web Development
8 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
8 5 (11.90%) MVC
9 4 (9.52%) B2B
10 2 (4.76%) B2C
10 2 (4.76%) Scrum
11 1 (2.38%) Automated Testing
11 1 (2.38%) OOD
11 1 (2.38%) Direct Marketing
11 1 (2.38%) Web Application Development
11 1 (2.38%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 1 (2.38%) Graceful Degradation
11 1 (2.38%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 15 (35.71%) PHP
3 1 (2.38%) Python
3 1 (2.38%) PHP5
3 1 (2.38%) C#
3 1 (2.38%) C++
3 1 (2.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 8 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) Adobe
3 4 (9.52%) Zend
4 1 (2.38%) Twitter
4 1 (2.38%) Google
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