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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 178 177 192
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 1935 1971 1648
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.75% 1.65% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 1.74% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1591 1708 1458
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

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
104431 113016 104618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.61% 94.72%
Number of salaries quoted 85383 91912 87037
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 4 May 2015 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 4 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -18 1780 £40,000 - 329
London -23 865 £47,500 +11.76% 136
South East -23 280 £35,000 -6.66% 44
North West +28 155 £35,000 +21.73% 49
City of London -47 137 £50,000 +11.11% 31
South West +17 120 £37,500 +8.69% 14
Yorkshire +49 116 £29,650 -5.87% 17
Manchester +43 113 £35,000 +22.80% 29
West Midlands +16 90 £32,500 -1.51% 20
East of England -9 83 £35,000 -6.66% 29
Scotland +45 59 £40,000 +10.34% 5
West Yorkshire +33 59 £35,000 +16.66% 12
Hampshire -13 53 £35,000 +7.69% 5
Leeds +44 52 £35,000 +16.66% 8
Berkshire -2 49 £38,500 +10.00% 4
East Midlands -8 46 £31,250 -0.79% 12
Bristol +17 42 £36,250 +6.61% 4
Buckinghamshire +17 39 £34,500 +6.97% 5
Surrey -3 39 £32,500 -13.33% 10
Glasgow +23 32 £35,000 - 2
Warwickshire +12 30 £35,000 +45.83% 4
Cheshire 0 30 £34,000 +13.33% 11
Nottinghamshire +7 29 £31,500 -10.00% 7
Nottingham +1 29 £31,500 -16.00% 7
Wales +24 28 £26,250 +5.00% 7
South Wales +15 26 £25,000 -9.09% 7
Hertfordshire -12 25 £47,500 +18.75% 8
Oxfordshire -30 25 £38,750 -8.82% 5
Cambridgeshire +11 24 £31,000 -11.42% 12
Dorset +4 24 £37,500 - 1

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 3435 (95.05%) HTML
2 3398 (94.02%) CSS
3 3353 (92.78%) JavaScript
4 2273 (62.89%) HTML5
5 2042 (56.50%) jQuery
6 1877 (51.94%) CSS3
7 1232 (34.09%) AngularJS
8 1139 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
9 958 (26.51%) User Experience
10 903 (24.99%) PHP
11 805 (22.27%) Sass
12 770 (21.31%) Responsive Web Design
13 719 (19.89%) MVC
14 703 (19.45%) Git (software)
15 640 (17.71%) Backbone.js
16 615 (17.02%) Web Development
17 566 (15.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 561 (15.52%) Photoshop
19 554 (15.33%) .NET
20 550 (15.22%) Node.js
21 543 (15.02%) LESS
22 530 (14.67%) OO
23 506 (14.00%) E-Commerce
24 476 (13.17%) Marketing
25 461 (12.76%) TDD
26 432 (11.95%) Ajax
27 428 (11.84%) CMS
28 426 (11.79%) KnockoutJS
29 371 (10.27%) Finance
30 369 (10.21%) Web Design

Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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
1 550 (15.22%) Node.js
2 428 (11.84%) CMS
3 346 (9.57%) WordPress
4 189 (5.23%) Drupal
5 58 (1.60%) Umbraco
6 47 (1.30%) Joomla!
7 42 (1.16%) concrete5
8 40 (1.11%) ExpressionEngine
9 33 (0.91%) SharePoint
10 25 (0.69%) Apache
11 21 (0.58%) nginx
12 18 (0.50%) Tomcat
13 17 (0.47%) IIS
14 12 (0.33%) Apache Solr
14 12 (0.33%) Sitefinity
15 9 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
16 7 (0.19%) Facebook Platform
17 6 (0.17%) Kentico
17 6 (0.17%) Moodle
17 6 (0.17%) JBoss
Applications
1 561 (15.52%) Photoshop
2 191 (5.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 82 (2.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 40 (1.11%) Fireworks
5 36 (1.00%) MS Excel
6 34 (0.94%) InDesign
7 7 (0.19%) GIMP
8 6 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
9 4 (0.11%) Acrobat
9 4 (0.11%) MS Office
10 3 (0.083%) Adobe Premiere
10 3 (0.083%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.055%) MS PowerPoint
12 1 (0.028%) MS Visio
12 1 (0.028%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 187 (5.17%) Magento
2 13 (0.36%) Adobe Campaign
3 6 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.14%) WebTrends
5 4 (0.11%) Summit
6 3 (0.083%) Shopify
6 3 (0.083%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.055%) Tridion
8 1 (0.028%) MoSes
8 1 (0.028%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 78 (2.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 71 (1.96%) GitHub
3 66 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
4 44 (1.22%) Google Analytics
5 42 (1.16%) SaaS
6 18 (0.50%) Silverpop
7 10 (0.28%) Adobe Analytics
8 7 (0.19%) Heroku
9 6 (0.17%) PaaS
9 6 (0.17%) OpenShift
10 5 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 5 (0.14%) Office 365
10 5 (0.14%) Google App Engine
10 5 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.11%) MailChimp
12 3 (0.083%) Basecamp
13 2 (0.055%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.055%) SmartFocus
14 1 (0.028%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 109 (3.02%) Internet
2 75 (2.08%) HTTP
3 22 (0.61%) Intranet
4 7 (0.19%) AMQP
5 4 (0.11%) Skype
6 2 (0.055%) NFC
6 2 (0.055%) SSH
6 2 (0.055%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.055%) SNMP
6 2 (0.055%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.055%) FTP
7 1 (0.028%) DNS
7 1 (0.028%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 348 (9.63%) MySQL
2 102 (2.82%) MongoDB
3 100 (2.77%) SQL Server
4 58 (1.60%) NoSQL
5 49 (1.36%) Relational Database
6 39 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
7 33 (0.91%) Big Data
8 14 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (0.28%) QlikView
10 9 (0.25%) RDBMS
10 9 (0.25%) Spotfire
11 8 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (0.22%) Hadoop
11 8 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
13 6 (0.17%) Azure SQL Database
14 5 (0.14%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (0.14%) Redis
14 5 (0.14%) Riak
14 5 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 703 (19.45%) Git (software)
2 330 (9.13%) Subversion
3 312 (8.63%) Grunt
4 185 (5.12%) Jasmine
5 94 (2.60%) Jenkins
6 75 (2.08%) Bower
7 71 (1.96%) Mocha
8 65 (1.80%) Selenium
9 58 (1.60%) PhantomJS
10 57 (1.58%) Karma Test Runner
11 56 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
12 49 (1.36%) Visual Studio
12 49 (1.36%) Maven
13 48 (1.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 48 (1.33%) JIRA
14 38 (1.05%) Mercurial
15 33 (0.91%) Axure RP
16 27 (0.75%) Dreamweaver
16 27 (0.75%) QUnit
17 25 (0.69%) Eclipse
General
1 476 (13.17%) Marketing
2 371 (10.27%) Finance
3 227 (6.28%) Retail
4 161 (4.45%) Games
5 146 (4.04%) Advertising
6 72 (1.99%) Banking
7 58 (1.60%) Telecoms
8 57 (1.58%) French Language
9 42 (1.16%) Publishing
10 40 (1.11%) Law
11 20 (0.55%) Automotive
12 18 (0.50%) Legal
12 18 (0.50%) Investment Banking
13 16 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
14 11 (0.30%) Manufacturing
15 9 (0.25%) Multimedia
16 8 (0.22%) Electronics
16 8 (0.22%) Back Office
17 7 (0.19%) German Language
18 5 (0.14%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3435 (95.05%) HTML
2 3398 (94.02%) CSS
3 2273 (62.89%) HTML5
4 2042 (56.50%) jQuery
5 1877 (51.94%) CSS3
6 1232 (34.09%) AngularJS
7 805 (22.27%) Sass
8 640 (17.71%) Backbone.js
9 566 (15.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 554 (15.33%) .NET
11 543 (15.02%) LESS
12 432 (11.95%) Ajax
13 426 (11.79%) KnockoutJS
14 357 (9.88%) JSON
15 326 (9.02%) XML
16 265 (7.33%) XHTML
17 250 (6.92%) ASP.NET
18 173 (4.79%) Ember.js
19 163 (4.51%) Web Services
20 153 (4.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 958 (26.51%) User Experience
2 294 (8.14%) Mobile App
3 142 (3.93%) Social Media
4 128 (3.54%) Computer Science
4 128 (3.54%) W3C
5 124 (3.43%) Open Source
6 72 (1.99%) Blog
7 57 (1.58%) Visualisation
8 56 (1.55%) Graphic Design
8 56 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
9 49 (1.36%) Digital Media
10 44 (1.22%) iPhone
11 33 (0.91%) BBC
12 29 (0.80%) Online Games
13 27 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
14 20 (0.55%) Social Network
14 20 (0.55%) Wiki
15 19 (0.53%) Animation
16 17 (0.47%) E-Learning
17 15 (0.42%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 169 (4.68%) Linux
2 160 (4.43%) Android
3 137 (3.79%) Apple iOS
4 54 (1.49%) Windows
5 20 (0.55%) UNIX
6 10 (0.28%) Ubuntu
7 8 (0.22%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.14%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.11%) CentOS
10 3 (0.083%) Windows Phone 8
11 2 (0.055%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.028%) Tizen
12 1 (0.028%) Windows Phone 7
12 1 (0.028%) MVS
12 1 (0.028%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1139 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
2 770 (21.31%) Responsive Web Design
3 719 (19.89%) MVC
4 615 (17.02%) Web Development
5 530 (14.67%) OO
6 506 (14.00%) E-Commerce
7 461 (12.76%) TDD
8 369 (10.21%) Web Design
9 349 (9.66%) Scrum
10 175 (4.84%) SEO
11 172 (4.76%) Unit Testing
12 167 (4.62%) BDD
13 148 (4.10%) Web Accessibility
14 137 (3.79%) OOP
15 136 (3.76%) Continuous Integration
16 122 (3.38%) Digital Marketing
17 118 (3.27%) Analytics
18 115 (3.18%) Software Engineering
19 103 (2.85%) Content Management
20 102 (2.82%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 3353 (92.78%) JavaScript
2 903 (24.99%) PHP
3 311 (8.61%) C#
4 266 (7.36%) Java
5 162 (4.48%) SQL
6 129 (3.57%) Ruby
7 88 (2.43%) ActionScript
8 87 (2.41%) Python
9 61 (1.69%) ActionScript 3.0
10 30 (0.83%) PHP5
11 28 (0.77%) VB.NET
12 25 (0.69%) C
13 21 (0.58%) Perl
13 21 (0.58%) Objective-C
14 16 (0.44%) C++
14 16 (0.44%) CoffeeScript
15 14 (0.39%) Scala
16 13 (0.36%) TypeScript
16 13 (0.36%) VB
17 11 (0.30%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 267 (7.39%) Degree
2 16 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (0.17%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.083%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.055%) HND
6 1 (0.028%) AAT
6 1 (0.028%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (2.32%) QA
2 25 (0.69%) WAI
3 14 (0.39%) WCAG
4 8 (0.22%) SLA
5 5 (0.14%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.028%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.028%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 10 (0.28%) Varnish
2 2 (0.055%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (0.36%) TeamSite
2 11 (0.30%) Puppet
3 9 (0.25%) Vagrant
4 7 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.14%) Graphite
6 2 (0.055%) cPanel
7 1 (0.028%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.028%) Plesk
Vendors
1 271 (7.50%) Adobe
2 197 (5.45%) Google
3 176 (4.87%) Facebook
4 142 (3.93%) Twitter
5 109 (3.02%) Microsoft
6 72 (1.99%) Zend
7 45 (1.25%) Apple
8 34 (0.94%) hybris
9 33 (0.91%) Sencha
10 23 (0.64%) Yahoo!
10 23 (0.64%) Sony
11 22 (0.61%) Oracle
12 18 (0.50%) EPiServer
13 13 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
14 12 (0.33%) Tableau
15 10 (0.28%) Sitecore
15 10 (0.28%) Demandware
16 8 (0.22%) Quark
16 8 (0.22%) ATG
16 8 (0.22%) Appcelerator
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