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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 179 181 233
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 1842 1701 1417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.67% 1.58% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 1.67% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1603 1458 1305
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
(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 +1 1727 £37,500 - 239
London -24 716 £45,000 +5.88% 92
South East +8 359 £35,000 - 48
North West +43 189 £32,500 +8.33% 22
South West +61 175 £34,000 +4.61% 20
City of London -8 142 £50,000 +11.11% 20
Manchester +34 140 £31,500 +5.00% 17
Yorkshire +38 97 £30,000 - 22
East of England -35 80 £36,500 +21.66% 14
West Midlands +13 69 £27,500 +14.58% 9
Hampshire +4 68 £35,000 +18.64% 15
Berkshire +5 66 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Surrey -15 55 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Bristol +12 47 £40,000 +23.07% 7
Oxfordshire -7 43 £35,000 +7.69% 13
Buckinghamshire +24 41 £35,000 +6.06% 1
Brighton +8 37 £31,500 -10.00% 4
West Yorkshire +8 37 £30,000 -8.39% 12
East Sussex +6 37 £31,500 -10.00% 4
East Midlands +5 37 £32,500 +18.18% 6
Scotland -5 35 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Cheshire +25 33 £35,000 +27.27% 2
Guildford +6 32 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Cambridgeshire -2 31 £40,000 +33.33% 4
Oxford +4 30 £35,000 +2.94% 3
Slough +13 28 £27,500 -38.88%
North Yorkshire +30 27 £30,000 +7.14% 5
Dorset +8 27 £35,000 -3.44% 6
Devon +7 27 £27,500 +12.24% 2
Leeds -6 26 £30,000 -11.76% 8

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3264 (95.55%) CSS
2 3252 (95.20%) HTML
3 3203 (93.76%) JavaScript
4 2111 (61.80%) HTML5
5 2110 (61.77%) jQuery
6 1804 (52.81%) CSS3
7 959 (28.07%) User Experience
8 947 (27.72%) AngularJS
9 889 (26.02%) Agile Software Development
10 816 (23.89%) PHP
11 759 (22.22%) Sass
12 726 (21.25%) Responsive Web Design
13 655 (19.17%) Backbone.js
14 636 (18.62%) Git (software)
15 627 (18.35%) Photoshop
16 611 (17.89%) MVC
17 539 (15.78%) .NET
18 519 (15.19%) OO
19 481 (14.08%) Web Development
20 458 (13.41%) Marketing
21 448 (13.11%) Ajax
22 444 (13.00%) CMS
22 444 (13.00%) LESS
23 438 (12.82%) E-Commerce
24 406 (11.89%) Node.js
25 381 (11.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
26 375 (10.98%) Java
27 364 (10.66%) TDD
28 363 (10.63%) JSON
29 346 (10.13%) WordPress

Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 444 (13.00%) CMS
2 406 (11.89%) Node.js
3 346 (10.13%) WordPress
4 181 (5.30%) Drupal
5 106 (3.10%) Umbraco
6 50 (1.46%) Joomla!
7 43 (1.26%) SharePoint
8 37 (1.08%) Apache
9 35 (1.02%) Tomcat
10 29 (0.85%) JBoss
11 19 (0.56%) concrete5
12 18 (0.53%) ExpressionEngine
13 17 (0.50%) nginx
14 13 (0.38%) Confluence
15 12 (0.35%) SAS
15 12 (0.35%) TeamSite
16 11 (0.32%) IIS
17 9 (0.26%) WebLogic
17 9 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
18 8 (0.23%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 627 (18.35%) Photoshop
2 243 (7.11%) Adobe Illustrator
3 89 (2.61%) Fireworks
4 86 (2.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 42 (1.23%) InDesign
6 29 (0.85%) MS Excel
7 10 (0.29%) MS Office
8 7 (0.20%) GIMP
9 4 (0.12%) MS Visio
10 3 (0.088%) MS Project
10 3 (0.088%) MS PowerPoint
11 1 (0.029%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.029%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.029%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 154 (4.51%) Magento
2 49 (1.43%) Google Analytics
3 8 (0.23%) WebTrends
4 5 (0.15%) Sage 200
5 4 (0.12%) Summit
6 3 (0.088%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.088%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.088%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.088%) Tridion
7 2 (0.059%) osCommerce
8 1 (0.029%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 50 (1.46%) GitHub
2 48 (1.41%) SaaS
3 18 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (0.50%) Office 365
5 13 (0.38%) PaaS
6 10 (0.29%) Heroku
6 10 (0.29%) Google App Engine
6 10 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (0.26%) MailChimp
7 9 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (0.15%) Trello
9 3 (0.088%) Basecamp
9 3 (0.088%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.059%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.029%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 139 (4.07%) Internet
2 80 (2.34%) HTTP
3 20 (0.59%) Intranet
4 17 (0.50%) Broadband
5 11 (0.32%) SMTP
5 11 (0.32%) FTP
5 11 (0.32%) SSH
6 10 (0.29%) TCP/IP
7 9 (0.26%) SNMP
8 7 (0.20%) Wireless
8 7 (0.20%) Extranet
9 5 (0.15%) AMQP
10 4 (0.12%) SSL
11 3 (0.088%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.059%) DAB
12 2 (0.059%) DNS
13 1 (0.029%) LDAP
13 1 (0.029%) Ethernet
13 1 (0.029%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.029%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 285 (8.34%) MySQL
2 128 (3.75%) SQL Server
3 74 (2.17%) MongoDB
4 64 (1.87%) NoSQL
5 63 (1.84%) Relational Database
6 24 (0.70%) Big Data
6 24 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (0.59%) RDBMS
8 19 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
10 12 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (0.26%) DB2
12 7 (0.20%) Hadoop
13 6 (0.18%) SQL Server 2000
13 6 (0.18%) Redis
14 5 (0.15%) Riak
14 5 (0.15%) Triplestore
14 5 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 5 (0.15%) SQLite
14 5 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 636 (18.62%) Git (software)
2 342 (10.01%) Subversion
3 202 (5.91%) Grunt
4 168 (4.92%) Jasmine
5 73 (2.14%) Jenkins
5 73 (2.14%) Visual Studio
6 60 (1.76%) Mercurial
7 59 (1.73%) Mocha
8 57 (1.67%) JIRA
9 55 (1.61%) Selenium
10 44 (1.29%) Dreamweaver
10 44 (1.29%) Axure RP
11 41 (1.20%) PhantomJS
12 38 (1.11%) Maven
13 37 (1.08%) Bower
14 36 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
15 35 (1.02%) Appcelerator Titanium
16 34 (1.00%) QUnit
17 33 (0.97%) JUnit
18 28 (0.82%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 458 (13.41%) Marketing
2 272 (7.96%) Finance
3 178 (5.21%) Advertising
4 161 (4.71%) Retail
5 131 (3.83%) Games
6 47 (1.38%) Telecoms
7 42 (1.23%) Publishing
8 40 (1.17%) Banking
9 21 (0.61%) Automotive
10 12 (0.35%) Legal
11 11 (0.32%) Multimedia
12 10 (0.29%) Back Office
13 9 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.20%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.20%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.18%) Front Office
15 6 (0.18%) Investment Banking
16 5 (0.15%) Electronics
16 5 (0.15%) Law
16 5 (0.15%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3264 (95.55%) CSS
2 3252 (95.20%) HTML
3 2111 (61.80%) HTML5
4 2110 (61.77%) jQuery
5 1804 (52.81%) CSS3
6 947 (27.72%) AngularJS
7 759 (22.22%) Sass
8 655 (19.17%) Backbone.js
9 539 (15.78%) .NET
10 448 (13.11%) Ajax
11 444 (13.00%) LESS
12 381 (11.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 363 (10.63%) JSON
14 333 (9.75%) XML
15 285 (8.34%) XHTML
16 283 (8.28%) ASP.NET
17 280 (8.20%) KnockoutJS
18 184 (5.39%) Web Services
19 169 (4.95%) Ember.js
20 120 (3.51%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 959 (28.07%) User Experience
2 216 (6.32%) Mobile App
3 131 (3.83%) Computer Science
4 115 (3.37%) Open Source
5 105 (3.07%) W3C
6 87 (2.55%) Social Media
7 63 (1.84%) Graphic Design
8 58 (1.70%) Analytical Skills
9 43 (1.26%) Visualisation
10 41 (1.20%) Digital Media
11 37 (1.08%) Blog
12 31 (0.91%) RIA
12 31 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
13 30 (0.88%) Animation
14 29 (0.85%) Online Games
15 23 (0.67%) Hedge funds
16 21 (0.61%) iPhone
17 18 (0.53%) E-Learning
18 17 (0.50%) Social Network
19 15 (0.44%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 202 (5.91%) Linux
2 158 (4.63%) Apple iOS
3 148 (4.33%) Android
4 94 (2.75%) Windows
5 40 (1.17%) UNIX
6 38 (1.11%) Ubuntu
7 15 (0.44%) Windows Phone
8 14 (0.41%) Debian
9 9 (0.26%) OpenBSD
9 9 (0.26%) AIX
9 9 (0.26%) FreeBSD
10 8 (0.23%) CentOS
11 6 (0.18%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.12%) Windows Phone 7
13 3 (0.088%) Windows Phone 8
13 3 (0.088%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.059%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.029%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.029%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 889 (26.02%) Agile Software Development
2 726 (21.25%) Responsive Web Design
3 611 (17.89%) MVC
4 519 (15.19%) OO
5 481 (14.08%) Web Development
6 438 (12.82%) E-Commerce
7 364 (10.66%) TDD
8 326 (9.54%) Scrum
9 325 (9.51%) Web Design
10 223 (6.53%) SEO
11 158 (4.63%) OOP
12 147 (4.30%) Mentoring
13 146 (4.27%) Web Accessibility
14 144 (4.22%) Unit Testing
15 134 (3.92%) BDD
16 131 (3.83%) Software Engineering
17 123 (3.60%) Content Management
18 114 (3.34%) Digital Marketing
19 99 (2.90%) Analytics
20 96 (2.81%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3203 (93.76%) JavaScript
2 816 (23.89%) PHP
3 375 (10.98%) Java
4 313 (9.16%) C#
5 179 (5.24%) SQL
6 127 (3.72%) Python
7 119 (3.48%) Ruby
8 65 (1.90%) PHP5
9 52 (1.52%) C++
10 46 (1.35%) ActionScript
10 46 (1.35%) Objective-C
11 33 (0.97%) VB.NET
12 22 (0.64%) C
12 22 (0.64%) Perl
13 21 (0.61%) ActionScript 3.0
14 15 (0.44%) ActionScript 2.0
15 12 (0.35%) TypeScript
15 12 (0.35%) T-SQL
16 11 (0.32%) CoffeeScript
17 9 (0.26%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 261 (7.64%) Degree
2 5 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (0.12%) MCP
4 2 (0.059%) MCSD
4 2 (0.059%) Sun Certification
4 2 (0.059%) MBA
4 2 (0.059%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.029%) AAT
5 1 (0.029%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.029%) MCTS
5 1 (0.029%) MCITP
5 1 (0.029%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.029%) MCSE
5 1 (0.029%) OCP
5 1 (0.029%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (3.37%) QA
2 22 (0.64%) WCAG
2 22 (0.64%) WAI
3 16 (0.47%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.12%) SLA
5 3 (0.088%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.029%) SNOMED CT
6 1 (0.029%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (0.32%) Varnish
2 1 (0.029%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (0.26%) Puppet
1 9 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (0.23%) Vagrant
3 7 (0.20%) Graphite
4 3 (0.088%) yum
5 2 (0.059%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.059%) Plesk
5 2 (0.059%) StatsD
6 1 (0.029%) Ansible
6 1 (0.029%) Nagios
Vendors
1 315 (9.22%) Adobe
2 150 (4.39%) Twitter
3 137 (4.01%) Google
4 128 (3.75%) Facebook
5 100 (2.93%) Microsoft
6 66 (1.93%) Zend
7 43 (1.26%) Sencha
8 30 (0.88%) EPiServer
9 27 (0.79%) Apple
10 22 (0.64%) Oracle
11 21 (0.61%) hybris
12 17 (0.50%) Sitecore
13 12 (0.35%) Eloqua
13 12 (0.35%) Appcelerator
14 6 (0.18%) New Relic
15 5 (0.15%) Atlassian
15 5 (0.15%) Open Text
15 5 (0.15%) Sage
16 4 (0.12%) SAP
16 4 (0.12%) IBM
London
Xcede Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Zetman
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Newton Abbot, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £16000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Zetman
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Premier Media
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TRYZENS LTD
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits and Training
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits & Training
Posted: Yesterday