The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 207 174 225
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 1569 1687 1459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.37% 1.56% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 1.66% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1340 1503 1348
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108241 101899 112522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.25% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 87515 84514 96083
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £70,000 £69,500
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

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

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Front-End Developer
Salary Trend

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

Front-End Developer Salary Trend in the UK

Front-End Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Front-End Developer over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 within the UK.

Front-End Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 27 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
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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
England -33 1487 £40,000 +6.66% 268
London -56 687 £45,000 +5.88% 113
South East +14 323 £35,000 - 48
City of London +3 156 £45,000 - 39
North West -2 139 £32,500 +8.33% 32
East of England -15 115 £40,000 +14.28% 11
Manchester +6 88 £32,500 +8.33% 20
South West +36 86 £35,000 +20.68% 20
Hampshire -2 69 £30,000 - 9
Berkshire +4 63 £40,000 +23.07% 10
East Sussex +17 52 £30,000 -15.49% 6
Brighton +16 52 £30,000 -15.49% 5
East Midlands +8 51 £31,000 +12.72% 10
Yorkshire -15 48 £26,000 -13.33% 17
Hertfordshire -3 46 £40,000 +10.34% 4
Cheshire +12 45 £32,500 +8.33% 8
Oxfordshire +13 42 £30,000 -20.00% 5
Surrey -7 41 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Scotland +20 40 £37,500 +25.00% 7
Cambridgeshire -21 29 £36,750 +5.00% 4
Reading +9 28 £32,500 - 4
West Midlands -21 28 £31,500 -1.56% 10
Nottinghamshire +3 27 £25,000 -3.84% 4
Buckinghamshire -3 26 £35,500 +1.42% 6
Fareham +12 25 £30,000 - 2
Bedfordshire +10 24 £46,250 -2.63%
Macclesfield +19 23 £32,500 -18.75% 4
Dorset +6 23 £37,500 +36.36%
Nottingham -1 22 £25,000 -3.84% 2
Maidenhead +11 21 £50,000 +42.85% 4

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 3466 (96.14%) HTML
2 3457 (95.89%) CSS
3 3387 (93.95%) JavaScript
4 2411 (66.88%) HTML5
5 2256 (62.58%) jQuery
6 2024 (56.14%) CSS3
7 844 (23.41%) AngularJS
8 796 (22.08%) Backbone.js
9 779 (21.61%) PHP
10 728 (20.19%) Responsive Web Design
11 714 (19.81%) MVC
12 648 (17.98%) Sass
13 634 (17.59%) Ajax
14 608 (16.87%) Git (software)
15 606 (16.81%) .NET
16 589 (16.34%) OO
17 580 (16.09%) Photoshop
18 510 (14.15%) Web Development
19 507 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
20 499 (13.84%) E-Commerce
21 461 (12.79%) Node.js
22 447 (12.40%) Marketing
23 436 (12.09%) Java
24 417 (11.57%) XHTML
25 404 (11.21%) CMS
26 400 (11.10%) TDD
27 399 (11.07%) XML
28 392 (10.87%) LESS
29 377 (10.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
30 363 (10.07%) Degree

Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 461 (12.79%) Node.js
2 404 (11.21%) CMS
3 292 (8.10%) WordPress
4 150 (4.16%) Drupal
5 73 (2.02%) Umbraco
6 71 (1.97%) Apache
7 62 (1.72%) SharePoint
8 34 (0.94%) Tomcat
8 34 (0.94%) Joomla!
9 19 (0.53%) Confluence
9 19 (0.53%) nginx
10 14 (0.39%) IIS
11 12 (0.33%) SAS
11 12 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
12 11 (0.31%) WebSphere
13 10 (0.28%) TeamSite
13 10 (0.28%) MS Project Server
13 10 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
14 9 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
15 8 (0.22%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 580 (16.09%) Photoshop
2 210 (5.83%) Adobe Illustrator
3 90 (2.50%) Fireworks
4 50 (1.39%) MS Excel
5 41 (1.14%) InDesign
6 19 (0.53%) MS Office
7 12 (0.33%) MS Visio
8 11 (0.31%) ImageReady
8 11 (0.31%) Acrobat
9 10 (0.28%) MS Project
10 4 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
11 3 (0.083%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 100 (2.77%) Magento
2 51 (1.41%) Google Analytics
3 39 (1.08%) WebTrends
4 13 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
5 10 (0.28%) Oracle CRM
6 9 (0.25%) osCommerce
7 5 (0.14%) Sage 200
7 5 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.055%) Shopify
8 2 (0.055%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.028%) AWD
9 1 (0.028%) Summit
9 1 (0.028%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 76 (2.11%) SaaS
2 38 (1.05%) GitHub
3 31 (0.86%) Office 365
4 12 (0.33%) Heroku
5 5 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.11%) MailChimp
7 3 (0.083%) Google Apps
7 3 (0.083%) Google App Engine
7 3 (0.083%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.055%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.055%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.055%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 116 (3.22%) Internet
2 103 (2.86%) HTTP
3 16 (0.44%) Intranet
4 15 (0.42%) SSL
5 10 (0.28%) SSH
6 9 (0.25%) Extranet
6 9 (0.25%) TCP/IP
7 8 (0.22%) FTP
7 8 (0.22%) Broadband
7 8 (0.22%) Wireless
8 6 (0.17%) SNMP
8 6 (0.17%) DNS
9 5 (0.14%) SMTP
9 5 (0.14%) DAB
10 3 (0.083%) AMQP
10 3 (0.083%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.055%) VPN
11 2 (0.055%) RTP
11 2 (0.055%) SMS
11 2 (0.055%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 264 (7.32%) MySQL
2 94 (2.61%) SQL Server
3 59 (1.64%) Relational Database
4 52 (1.44%) NoSQL
5 42 (1.17%) MongoDB
6 38 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
7 22 (0.61%) Big Data
8 20 (0.55%) RDBMS
9 12 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (0.19%) Redis
12 6 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (0.17%) DB2
12 6 (0.17%) Hadoop
13 4 (0.11%) CouchDB
13 4 (0.11%) Apache Hive
13 4 (0.11%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (0.11%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 608 (16.87%) Git (software)
2 333 (9.24%) Subversion
3 212 (5.88%) Grunt
4 175 (4.85%) Jasmine
5 106 (2.94%) Visual Studio
6 78 (2.16%) Dreamweaver
7 77 (2.14%) Mocha
8 64 (1.78%) QUnit
9 60 (1.66%) Mercurial
10 58 (1.61%) JIRA
11 57 (1.58%) Jenkins
12 42 (1.17%) JSUnit
13 36 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 36 (1.00%) Selenium
14 33 (0.92%) Cucumber
15 28 (0.78%) Eclipse
16 27 (0.75%) Ant
17 26 (0.72%) Bower
18 24 (0.67%) Karma Test Runner
19 20 (0.55%) PhantomJS
General
1 447 (12.40%) Marketing
2 262 (7.27%) Finance
3 198 (5.49%) Advertising
4 137 (3.80%) Retail
5 119 (3.30%) Games
6 61 (1.69%) Publishing
7 43 (1.19%) Banking
8 41 (1.14%) Telecoms
9 32 (0.89%) Automotive
10 18 (0.50%) Legal
11 16 (0.44%) Manufacturing
12 14 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (0.28%) Multimedia
14 7 (0.19%) Electronics
15 6 (0.17%) Front Office
16 5 (0.14%) Law
16 5 (0.14%) Swedish Language
17 4 (0.11%) Investment Banking
17 4 (0.11%) Back Office
18 3 (0.083%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3466 (96.14%) HTML
2 3457 (95.89%) CSS
3 2411 (66.88%) HTML5
4 2256 (62.58%) jQuery
5 2024 (56.14%) CSS3
6 844 (23.41%) AngularJS
7 796 (22.08%) Backbone.js
8 648 (17.98%) Sass
9 634 (17.59%) Ajax
10 606 (16.81%) .NET
11 417 (11.57%) XHTML
12 399 (11.07%) XML
13 392 (10.87%) LESS
14 377 (10.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 346 (9.60%) ASP.NET
16 320 (8.88%) JSON
17 290 (8.04%) KnockoutJS
18 244 (6.77%) Web Services
19 202 (5.60%) Ember.js
20 166 (4.60%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 228 (6.32%) Mobile App
2 157 (4.36%) Open Source
2 157 (4.36%) Computer Science
3 133 (3.69%) Social Media
4 120 (3.33%) W3C
5 50 (1.39%) Graphic Design
5 50 (1.39%) Visualisation
6 45 (1.25%) Digital Media
7 42 (1.17%) iPad
8 38 (1.05%) Animation
9 32 (0.89%) Social Network
10 31 (0.86%) RIA
11 29 (0.80%) iPhone
12 27 (0.75%) Management Information System
13 26 (0.72%) Blog
14 24 (0.67%) Online Games
15 22 (0.61%) GIS
16 19 (0.53%) Semantic Web
17 15 (0.42%) Kindle
17 15 (0.42%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 201 (5.58%) Linux
2 180 (4.99%) Android
3 160 (4.44%) Apple iOS
4 83 (2.30%) Windows
5 57 (1.58%) UNIX
6 31 (0.86%) Ubuntu
7 24 (0.67%) Mac OS X
8 15 (0.42%) Debian
9 10 (0.28%) OpenBSD
9 10 (0.28%) AIX
9 10 (0.28%) FreeBSD
9 10 (0.28%) CentOS
9 10 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
10 5 (0.14%) Windows Phone
11 4 (0.11%) Windows Phone 7
12 3 (0.083%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.083%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.028%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.028%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 728 (20.19%) Responsive Web Design
2 714 (19.81%) MVC
3 589 (16.34%) OO
4 510 (14.15%) Web Development
5 507 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
6 499 (13.84%) E-Commerce
7 400 (11.10%) TDD
8 339 (9.40%) Scrum
9 317 (8.79%) SEO
10 273 (7.57%) Web Design
11 207 (5.74%) Unit Testing
12 199 (5.52%) OOP
13 178 (4.94%) Software Engineering
14 174 (4.83%) Content Management
15 159 (4.41%) BDD
16 134 (3.72%) Web Accessibility
17 133 (3.69%) Analytics
18 124 (3.44%) Continuous Integration
19 101 (2.80%) Digital Marketing
20 98 (2.72%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3387 (93.95%) JavaScript
2 779 (21.61%) PHP
3 436 (12.09%) Java
4 338 (9.38%) C#
5 241 (6.69%) SQL
6 167 (4.63%) Python
7 134 (3.72%) Ruby
8 52 (1.44%) ActionScript
9 50 (1.39%) PHP5
10 43 (1.19%) C++
11 42 (1.17%) XAML
12 34 (0.94%) T-SQL
13 27 (0.75%) ActionScript 3.0
14 23 (0.64%) Objective-C
15 21 (0.58%) Scala
16 20 (0.55%) VBScript
16 20 (0.55%) Perl
17 19 (0.53%) VB.NET
17 19 (0.53%) CoffeeScript
18 16 (0.44%) C
Qualifications
1 363 (10.07%) Degree
2 9 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (0.14%) MCP
4 4 (0.11%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.083%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.055%) MCTS
6 2 (0.055%) MCITP
6 2 (0.055%) HND
6 2 (0.055%) MCSE
6 2 (0.055%) PhD
7 1 (0.028%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (1.94%) QA
2 36 (1.00%) WCAG
3 16 (0.44%) ISO 9001
4 14 (0.39%) WAI
5 1 (0.028%) SLA
5 1 (0.028%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (0.083%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.055%) Squid
Systems Management
1 14 (0.39%) Puppet
1 14 (0.39%) Vagrant
2 12 (0.33%) Capistrano
3 5 (0.14%) Plesk
4 1 (0.028%) YUM
4 1 (0.028%) Nagios
4 1 (0.028%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 328 (9.10%) Adobe
2 153 (4.24%) Google
3 134 (3.72%) Microsoft
4 116 (3.22%) Twitter
5 96 (2.66%) Facebook
6 51 (1.41%) Zend
7 45 (1.25%) Sencha
8 41 (1.14%) Oracle
9 28 (0.78%) SAP
10 26 (0.72%) Apple
11 23 (0.64%) JD Edwards
11 23 (0.64%) JBoss
12 19 (0.53%) Sitecore
13 17 (0.47%) EPiServer
13 17 (0.47%) hybris
14 8 (0.22%) IBM
14 8 (0.22%) Salesforce.com
14 8 (0.22%) Open Text
15 6 (0.17%) ATG
15 6 (0.17%) Atlassian
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
East London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benifits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £42,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Fraser Munro IT Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Central London / West End
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits + Training
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bury, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + bens + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Conspicuous
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Esher, Surrey
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday