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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 72 69 79
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 11 20 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.35% 2.28% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 2.33% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 7
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
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
778 859 797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 95.81% 97.95% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 666 744 746
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
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 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 19 December 2014.

Front-End Developer Salary Histogram in Southampton

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 33 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 33 (100.00%) HTML
2 28 (84.85%) CSS
3 24 (72.73%) HTML5
4 20 (60.61%) jQuery
5 19 (57.58%) CSS3
6 15 (45.45%) Photoshop
7 13 (39.39%) PHP
8 11 (33.33%) Web Services
8 11 (33.33%) AngularJS
9 10 (30.30%) Adobe
9 10 (30.30%) Responsive Web Design
9 10 (30.30%) Marketing
10 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (24.24%) MySQL
11 8 (24.24%) Backbone.js
11 8 (24.24%) CMS
12 7 (21.21%) WordPress
12 7 (21.21%) Internet
12 7 (21.21%) Adobe Illustrator
12 7 (21.21%) OOP
12 7 (21.21%) Scrum
12 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
13 6 (18.18%) Linux
13 6 (18.18%) InDesign
13 6 (18.18%) PHP5
13 6 (18.18%) Node.js
13 6 (18.18%) XHTML
13 6 (18.18%) Ember.js
13 6 (18.18%) User Experience

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (24.24%) CMS
2 7 (21.21%) WordPress
3 6 (18.18%) Node.js
4 4 (12.12%) Joomla!
5 1 (3.03%) Umbraco
Applications
1 15 (45.45%) Photoshop
2 7 (21.21%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (18.18%) InDesign
4 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
5 4 (12.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (24.24%) MySQL
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.12%) NoSQL
3 4 (12.12%) Big Data
4 1 (3.03%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 3 (9.09%) Grunt
2 1 (3.03%) Subversion
2 1 (3.03%) Selenium
2 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (30.30%) Marketing
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Advertising
3 1 (3.03%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (100.00%) HTML
2 28 (84.85%) CSS
3 24 (72.73%) HTML5
4 20 (60.61%) jQuery
5 19 (57.58%) CSS3
6 11 (33.33%) Web Services
6 11 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 8 (24.24%) Backbone.js
8 6 (18.18%) XHTML
8 6 (18.18%) Ember.js
9 5 (15.15%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (15.15%) .NET
9 5 (15.15%) .NET Framework
10 4 (12.12%) JSON
10 4 (12.12%) Ajax
11 3 (9.09%) RESTful
11 3 (9.09%) Sass
11 3 (9.09%) XML
11 3 (9.09%) ExpressJS
11 3 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) User Experience
2 4 (12.12%) Open Source
3 1 (3.03%) Graphic Design
3 1 (3.03%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Debian
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Responsive Web Design
2 9 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.21%) Scrum
3 7 (21.21%) OOP
3 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
4 4 (12.12%) OO
5 3 (9.09%) Web Development
5 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.09%) MVC
6 1 (3.03%) Graceful Degradation
6 1 (3.03%) BDD
6 1 (3.03%) Progressive Enhancement
6 1 (3.03%) OOD
6 1 (3.03%) B2B
6 1 (3.03%) B2C
6 1 (3.03%) Web Design
6 1 (3.03%) TDD
6 1 (3.03%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (39.39%) PHP
3 6 (18.18%) PHP5
4 2 (6.06%) Perl
4 2 (6.06%) C
4 2 (6.06%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Adobe
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Twitter
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