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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 64 61 74
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 33 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.41% 1.93% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.55% 2.02% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 30 14 6
Average salary £35,750 £28,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.43% -6.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £32,500 £33,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
929 842 729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.87% 95.46% 98.12%
Number of salaries quoted 746 740 675
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 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 5 March 2015.

Front-End Developer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 5 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 40 (100.00%) HTML
1 40 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 39 (97.50%) CSS
3 35 (87.50%) jQuery
4 31 (77.50%) HTML5
4 31 (77.50%) AngularJS
5 30 (75.00%) CSS3
6 29 (72.50%) Responsive Web Design
7 19 (47.50%) Backbone.js
8 17 (42.50%) JSON
9 15 (37.50%) Grunt
10 14 (35.00%) Sass
11 13 (32.50%) Ember.js
11 13 (32.50%) Jenkins
11 13 (32.50%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (32.50%) Web Design
11 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (32.50%) Ajax
11 13 (32.50%) OO
12 12 (30.00%) Internet
12 12 (30.00%) XML
12 12 (30.00%) PHP
12 12 (30.00%) RESTful
13 11 (27.50%) Web Services
14 10 (25.00%) Photoshop
14 10 (25.00%) User Experience
15 9 (22.50%) BDD
15 9 (22.50%) TDD
15 9 (22.50%) Adobe Illustrator
16 8 (20.00%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 5 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 5 (12.50%) Drupal
2 4 (10.00%) CMS
2 4 (10.00%) Node.js
3 2 (5.00%) Joomla!
3 2 (5.00%) WordPress
4 1 (2.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Photoshop
2 9 (22.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 7 (17.50%) MS Excel
3 7 (17.50%) InDesign
4 6 (15.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 12 (30.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) MySQL
2 7 (17.50%) Relational Database
2 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2000
2 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.50%) Big Data
3 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (37.50%) Grunt
2 13 (32.50%) Jenkins
3 6 (15.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (10.00%) Subversion
5 2 (5.00%) JIRA
6 1 (2.50%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (2.50%) Maven
General
1 5 (12.50%) Marketing
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Advertising
3 1 (2.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (100.00%) HTML
2 39 (97.50%) CSS
3 35 (87.50%) jQuery
4 31 (77.50%) HTML5
4 31 (77.50%) AngularJS
5 30 (75.00%) CSS3
6 19 (47.50%) Backbone.js
7 17 (42.50%) JSON
8 14 (35.00%) Sass
9 13 (32.50%) Ember.js
9 13 (32.50%) Ajax
10 12 (30.00%) XML
10 12 (30.00%) RESTful
11 11 (27.50%) Web Services
12 7 (17.50%) KnockoutJS
12 7 (17.50%) .NET
12 7 (17.50%) XHTML
12 7 (17.50%) .NET Framework
13 3 (7.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (7.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) User Experience
2 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.00%) Graphic Design
3 2 (5.00%) Kindle
4 1 (2.50%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (72.50%) Responsive Web Design
2 13 (32.50%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (32.50%) Web Design
2 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) OO
3 9 (22.50%) BDD
3 9 (22.50%) TDD
4 6 (15.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (10.00%) Web Development
5 4 (10.00%) B2B
6 3 (7.50%) MVC
7 2 (5.00%) Scrum
7 2 (5.00%) B2C
8 1 (2.50%) Progressive Enhancement
8 1 (2.50%) Web Application Development
8 1 (2.50%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 1 (2.50%) Graceful Degradation
8 1 (2.50%) OOP
8 1 (2.50%) OOD
8 1 (2.50%) Direct Marketing
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (30.00%) PHP
3 2 (5.00%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.50%) Adobe
3 1 (2.50%) Twitter
3 1 (2.50%) Zend
3 1 (2.50%) Google
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