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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 70 68 87
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 9 19 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.32% 2.25% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 2.37% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 3
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
656 802 861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 96.19% 94.91% 97.62%
Number of salaries quoted 574 710 822
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

Front-End Developer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 23 (100.00%) HTML
1 23 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 23 (100.00%) CSS
2 21 (91.30%) jQuery
3 20 (86.96%) HTML5
4 18 (78.26%) CSS3
4 18 (78.26%) AngularJS
5 15 (65.22%) Responsive Web Design
6 14 (60.87%) JSON
7 13 (56.52%) PHP
8 12 (52.17%) Web Development
9 11 (47.83%) MySQL
9 11 (47.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 9 (39.13%) MVC
11 8 (34.78%) CMS
11 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (30.43%) PostgreSQL
12 7 (30.43%) OO
12 7 (30.43%) Joomla!
12 7 (30.43%) Zend
12 7 (30.43%) CakePHP
12 7 (30.43%) Drupal
12 7 (30.43%) WordPress
12 7 (30.43%) Node.js
12 7 (30.43%) Magento
12 7 (30.43%) User Experience
12 7 (30.43%) Mobile First
13 6 (26.09%) Sass
13 6 (26.09%) Ajax
13 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (34.78%) CMS
2 7 (30.43%) Joomla!
2 7 (30.43%) Drupal
2 7 (30.43%) WordPress
2 7 (30.43%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Photoshop
1 2 (8.70%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (8.70%) InDesign
2 1 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) MySQL
2 7 (30.43%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) JIRA
1 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
1 3 (13.04%) Jasmine
2 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.70%) Grunt
2 2 (8.70%) Karma Test Runner
2 2 (8.70%) gulp
2 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.35%) Maven
3 1 (4.35%) JSUnit
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) CSS
1 23 (100.00%) HTML
2 21 (91.30%) jQuery
3 20 (86.96%) HTML5
4 18 (78.26%) CSS3
4 18 (78.26%) AngularJS
5 14 (60.87%) JSON
6 11 (47.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (30.43%) CakePHP
8 6 (26.09%) Sass
8 6 (26.09%) Ajax
9 5 (21.74%) Web Services
10 4 (17.39%) XML
10 4 (17.39%) RESTful
11 2 (8.70%) REST
11 2 (8.70%) Ember.js
11 2 (8.70%) Backbone.js
11 2 (8.70%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (8.70%) .NET
12 1 (4.35%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) User Experience
2 2 (8.70%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) W3C
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Responsive Web Design
2 12 (52.17%) Web Development
3 9 (39.13%) MVC
4 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (30.43%) OO
5 7 (30.43%) Mobile First
6 6 (26.09%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (26.09%) TDD
7 5 (21.74%) Scrum
8 2 (8.70%) Web Design
8 2 (8.70%) RAD
8 2 (8.70%) SEO
8 2 (8.70%) Open Source
8 2 (8.70%) BDD
8 2 (8.70%) OOP
8 2 (8.70%) User Stories
8 2 (8.70%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (56.52%) PHP
3 2 (8.70%) Python
3 2 (8.70%) Ruby
3 2 (8.70%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) C++
3 2 (8.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) WCAG
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Zend
2 3 (13.04%) Adobe
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