The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 184 184 227
Rank change year-on-year
0 +43
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 1819 1645 1435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.55% 1.51% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.64% 1.60% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1541 1467 1307
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110640 102566 112158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90375 84963 96161
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +3 1743 £40,000 +6.66% 276
London -26 870 £45,000 - 124
South East +41 345 £37,500 +7.14% 58
City of London +1 194 £46,250 +2.77% 29
North West +7 145 £32,500 +8.33% 27
East of England -1 135 £42,500 +30.76% 15
South West +50 91 £35,000 +27.27% 17
Manchester +4 89 £32,000 +6.66% 12
Hampshire +29 75 £30,000 - 10
Berkshire +21 67 £42,500 +19.71% 13
East Midlands +20 66 £31,000 +3.33% 10
Hertfordshire +17 57 £42,500 +17.24% 7
Oxfordshire +35 56 £35,000 +7.69% 7
Yorkshire -16 55 £30,000 - 15
Surrey +3 53 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Cheshire +14 46 £32,500 +4.00% 9
West Midlands -23 39 £31,500 -3.07% 5
Scotland +18 36 £37,500 +25.00% 9
East Sussex 0 34 £35,000 -14.63% 6
Brighton -3 34 £35,000 -14.63% 6
Reading +18 33 £39,500 +21.53% 7
West Yorkshire -10 33 £31,250 +4.16% 9
Nottinghamshire +8 30 £25,000 -12.28% 3
Nottingham +3 28 £25,000 -12.28% 3
Dorset +16 27 £37,500 +37.61% 3
Cambridgeshire -9 27 £60,000 +61.07% 5
Oxford +17 25 £42,500 +30.76% 3
Buckinghamshire -10 25 £36,750 +11.36% 6
Leeds -20 25 £32,750 +9.16% 2
Bristol +21 24 £32,500 +18.18% 5

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3666 (96.42%) HTML
2 3642 (95.79%) CSS
3 3574 (94.00%) JavaScript
4 2564 (67.44%) HTML5
5 2434 (64.02%) jQuery
6 2166 (56.97%) CSS3
7 858 (22.57%) Backbone.js
8 857 (22.54%) PHP
9 837 (22.01%) AngularJS
10 775 (20.38%) Responsive Web Design
11 723 (19.02%) MVC
12 699 (18.39%) Ajax
13 648 (17.04%) .NET
14 642 (16.89%) Sass
15 618 (16.25%) OO
16 607 (15.97%) Git (software)
17 596 (15.68%) Photoshop
18 535 (14.07%) E-Commerce
19 533 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
20 510 (13.41%) Web Development
21 473 (12.44%) Marketing
22 471 (12.39%) Node.js
23 461 (12.13%) Java
24 460 (12.10%) CMS
25 452 (11.89%) TDD
26 426 (11.20%) XHTML
27 424 (11.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
28 419 (11.02%) XML
29 413 (10.86%) LESS
30 389 (10.23%) Degree

Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 471 (12.39%) Node.js
2 460 (12.10%) CMS
3 320 (8.42%) WordPress
4 157 (4.13%) Drupal
5 82 (2.16%) Apache
6 75 (1.97%) Umbraco
7 69 (1.81%) SharePoint
8 36 (0.95%) Joomla!
9 32 (0.84%) Tomcat
10 24 (0.63%) nginx
11 19 (0.50%) Confluence
12 15 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
13 14 (0.37%) IIS
14 11 (0.29%) WebSphere
14 11 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
15 10 (0.26%) SAS
15 10 (0.26%) MS Project Server
15 10 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
16 9 (0.24%) TeamSite
16 9 (0.24%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 596 (15.68%) Photoshop
2 220 (5.79%) Adobe Illustrator
3 93 (2.45%) Fireworks
4 49 (1.29%) MS Excel
5 36 (0.95%) InDesign
6 19 (0.50%) MS Office
7 16 (0.42%) ImageReady
7 16 (0.42%) Acrobat
8 12 (0.32%) MS Visio
9 10 (0.26%) MS Project
10 5 (0.13%) GIMP
11 4 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
11 4 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
12 1 (0.026%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 113 (2.97%) Magento
2 55 (1.45%) Google Analytics
3 44 (1.16%) WebTrends
4 18 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
5 16 (0.42%) Oracle CRM
6 9 (0.24%) osCommerce
7 7 (0.18%) Shopify
8 4 (0.11%) Sage 200
8 4 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.053%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.053%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.026%) AWD
10 1 (0.026%) Sophis RISQUE
10 1 (0.026%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 84 (2.21%) SaaS
2 34 (0.89%) Office 365
3 26 (0.68%) GitHub
4 14 (0.37%) Heroku
5 7 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.13%) Google Apps
6 5 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.079%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.053%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.053%) MailChimp
10 1 (0.026%) Trello
10 1 (0.026%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 104 (2.74%) Internet
2 97 (2.55%) HTTP
3 22 (0.58%) Intranet
4 16 (0.42%) SSL
5 10 (0.26%) Extranet
6 6 (0.16%) Broadband
6 6 (0.16%) SMS
6 6 (0.16%) SSH
6 6 (0.16%) AMQP
7 5 (0.13%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.13%) DAB
7 5 (0.13%) DNS
8 4 (0.11%) Wireless
9 3 (0.079%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.079%) FTP
10 2 (0.053%) VPN
10 2 (0.053%) RTP
10 2 (0.053%) RTSP
10 2 (0.053%) Network Security
11 1 (0.026%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 293 (7.71%) MySQL
2 107 (2.81%) SQL Server
3 66 (1.74%) Relational Database
4 46 (1.21%) NoSQL
5 40 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
5 40 (1.05%) MongoDB
6 23 (0.60%) RDBMS
7 20 (0.53%) Big Data
8 14 (0.37%) Redis
9 9 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (0.18%) DB2
11 7 (0.18%) Hadoop
12 6 (0.16%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (0.16%) SQLite
13 5 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 4 (0.11%) CouchDB
14 4 (0.11%) Apache Hive
14 4 (0.11%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 607 (15.97%) Git (software)
2 325 (8.55%) Subversion
3 214 (5.63%) Grunt
4 186 (4.89%) Jasmine
5 120 (3.16%) Visual Studio
6 87 (2.29%) Dreamweaver
7 80 (2.10%) Mocha
8 67 (1.76%) QUnit
9 57 (1.50%) PhoneGap
9 57 (1.50%) Selenium
10 56 (1.47%) Jenkins
11 55 (1.45%) JIRA
12 50 (1.32%) Mercurial
13 44 (1.16%) JSUnit
14 40 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
15 32 (0.84%) Ant
15 32 (0.84%) Cucumber
16 28 (0.74%) Eclipse
17 24 (0.63%) Maven
18 23 (0.60%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 473 (12.44%) Marketing
2 286 (7.52%) Finance
3 220 (5.79%) Advertising
4 152 (4.00%) Retail
5 106 (2.79%) Games
6 67 (1.76%) Publishing
7 52 (1.37%) Banking
8 45 (1.18%) Telecoms
9 36 (0.95%) Automotive
10 19 (0.50%) Legal
11 16 (0.42%) Manufacturing
12 14 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
13 12 (0.32%) Multimedia
14 7 (0.18%) Front Office
15 6 (0.16%) Electronics
15 6 (0.16%) Law
16 5 (0.13%) Financial Institution
17 4 (0.11%) Back Office
17 4 (0.11%) Investment Banking
18 3 (0.079%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3666 (96.42%) HTML
2 3642 (95.79%) CSS
3 2564 (67.44%) HTML5
4 2434 (64.02%) jQuery
5 2166 (56.97%) CSS3
6 858 (22.57%) Backbone.js
7 837 (22.01%) AngularJS
8 699 (18.39%) Ajax
9 648 (17.04%) .NET
10 642 (16.89%) Sass
11 426 (11.20%) XHTML
12 424 (11.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 419 (11.02%) XML
14 413 (10.86%) LESS
15 352 (9.26%) ASP.NET
16 334 (8.78%) JSON
17 313 (8.23%) KnockoutJS
18 269 (7.08%) Web Services
19 225 (5.92%) Ember.js
20 175 (4.60%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 273 (7.18%) Mobile App
2 172 (4.52%) Computer Science
3 145 (3.81%) Open Source
4 139 (3.66%) Social Media
5 135 (3.55%) W3C
6 51 (1.34%) Graphic Design
7 50 (1.32%) Digital Media
8 47 (1.24%) iPad
9 46 (1.21%) Visualisation
10 35 (0.92%) Animation
11 33 (0.87%) GIS
12 31 (0.82%) Social Network
13 30 (0.79%) iPhone
14 27 (0.71%) Management Information System
15 26 (0.68%) Mathematics
15 26 (0.68%) Online Games
16 23 (0.60%) RIA
17 21 (0.55%) Blog
17 21 (0.55%) Semantic Web
18 19 (0.50%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 198 (5.21%) Linux
2 183 (4.81%) Android
3 170 (4.47%) Apple iOS
4 78 (2.05%) UNIX
5 69 (1.81%) Windows
6 25 (0.66%) Mac OS X
7 23 (0.60%) Ubuntu
8 12 (0.32%) CentOS
8 12 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (0.26%) Debian
10 5 (0.13%) OpenBSD
10 5 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
10 5 (0.13%) FreeBSD
10 5 (0.13%) AIX
10 5 (0.13%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.079%) Solaris
11 3 (0.079%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.026%) webOS
12 1 (0.026%) Windows Phone 7
12 1 (0.026%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 775 (20.38%) Responsive Web Design
2 723 (19.02%) MVC
3 618 (16.25%) OO
4 535 (14.07%) E-Commerce
5 533 (14.02%) Agile Software Development
6 510 (13.41%) Web Development
7 452 (11.89%) TDD
8 339 (8.92%) Scrum
9 332 (8.73%) SEO
10 288 (7.57%) Web Design
11 213 (5.60%) Unit Testing
12 211 (5.55%) OOP
13 197 (5.18%) Content Management
14 186 (4.89%) BDD
15 182 (4.79%) Software Engineering
16 152 (4.00%) Analytics
17 145 (3.81%) Continuous Integration
18 121 (3.18%) Mobile Application Development
19 116 (3.05%) Web Accessibility
20 102 (2.68%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3574 (94.00%) JavaScript
2 857 (22.54%) PHP
3 461 (12.13%) Java
4 343 (9.02%) C#
5 272 (7.15%) SQL
6 188 (4.94%) Python
7 140 (3.68%) Ruby
8 70 (1.84%) ActionScript
9 45 (1.18%) XAML
10 38 (1.00%) C++
11 36 (0.95%) T-SQL
11 36 (0.95%) PHP5
12 35 (0.92%) ActionScript 3.0
13 23 (0.60%) VB.NET
14 22 (0.58%) CoffeeScript
14 22 (0.58%) VBScript
15 21 (0.55%) Scala
16 16 (0.42%) Objective-C
16 16 (0.42%) Perl
17 15 (0.39%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 389 (10.23%) Degree
2 11 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (0.13%) MCP
3 5 (0.13%) PhD
3 5 (0.13%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.11%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.053%) HND
5 2 (0.053%) MCSE
5 2 (0.053%) MCTS
5 2 (0.053%) MCITP
6 1 (0.026%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (1.71%) QA
2 37 (0.97%) WCAG
3 19 (0.50%) ISO 9001
4 14 (0.37%) WAI
5 1 (0.026%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.11%) Squid
2 3 (0.079%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (0.39%) Vagrant
2 14 (0.37%) Puppet
3 12 (0.32%) Capistrano
4 4 (0.11%) Plesk
5 2 (0.053%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.026%) YUM
6 1 (0.026%) Nagios
Vendors
1 353 (9.28%) Adobe
2 172 (4.52%) Google
3 147 (3.87%) Microsoft
4 137 (3.60%) Twitter
5 113 (2.97%) Facebook
6 59 (1.55%) Oracle
7 54 (1.42%) Zend
8 51 (1.34%) Sencha
9 38 (1.00%) SAP
10 34 (0.89%) JD Edwards
11 23 (0.60%) Apple
12 21 (0.55%) Sitecore
13 19 (0.50%) hybris
13 19 (0.50%) JBoss
14 13 (0.34%) EPiServer
15 9 (0.24%) Open Text
15 9 (0.24%) IBM
16 8 (0.21%) ATG
17 7 (0.18%) Omniture
17 7 (0.18%) Sun
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Salary: £Competitive
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Brighton, East Sussex
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Salary: £30000 Per Annum
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Bath, Avon
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: From £32,000 to £36,000 per annum 32-36k + Benefits
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Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + bens + bonus
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £18k - 22k per year + Benefits
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Salary: £26 - £28 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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London
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