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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 180 213 177
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 1929 1571 1661
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.76% 1.37% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 1.45% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1660 1341 1478
Average salary £41,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.12% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,400 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +36 1828 £42,500 +6.25% 352
London +76 1031 £50,000 +11.11% 158
South East +15 343 £36,000 +2.85% 50
City of London +47 193 £47,500 +5.55% 25
North West -12 123 £37,500 +15.38% 47
West Midlands +49 81 £30,000 -4.76% 25
Manchester -7 78 £37,500 +15.38% 25
Yorkshire +36 73 £32,500 +25.00% 21
South West -42 66 £32,250 -7.85% 13
Berkshire +10 62 £40,000 - 9
East Midlands 0 53 £31,250 +0.80% 22
West Yorkshire +35 52 £32,750 +28.43% 15
West Sussex +34 52 £40,000 +14.28% 7
East of England -64 50 £40,000 - 11
Hampshire -15 48 £35,000 +16.66% 5
Leeds +45 44 £30,000 +21.21% 12
Surrey +5 42 £37,500 -16.66% 6
Scotland +3 41 £36,500 -2.66% 20
Buckinghamshire +2 39 £36,000 +1.40% 5
Oxfordshire -4 34 £36,250 +20.83% 10
Cheshire -8 31 £35,000 +7.69% 12
Wales +16 29 £30,000 +53.84% 1
East Sussex -5 29 £32,500 +8.33% 3
South Wales +12 28 £30,000 +53.84% 1
Brighton -5 27 £35,000 +16.66% 2
Cardiff +7 26 £30,000 +53.84%
Leicestershire +32 25 £30,000 -22.07% 3
Milton Keynes +9 23 £38,000 +26.66% 3
Cambridgeshire +7 23 £30,000 -18.36% 5
Edinburgh 0 23 £37,500 +5.63% 4

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3673 (95.33%) HTML
2 3652 (94.78%) CSS
3 3532 (91.67%) JavaScript
4 2456 (63.74%) HTML5
5 2063 (53.54%) jQuery
6 1969 (51.10%) CSS3
7 1680 (43.60%) AngularJS
8 1391 (36.10%) Agile Software Development
9 1009 (26.19%) User Experience
10 960 (24.92%) Sass
11 785 (20.37%) PHP
12 766 (19.88%) Responsive Web Design
13 735 (19.08%) Backbone.js
14 695 (18.04%) Git (software)
15 682 (17.70%) Node.js
16 670 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 652 (16.92%) LESS
18 598 (15.52%) MVC
19 593 (15.39%) E-Commerce
20 577 (14.98%) Web Development
21 554 (14.38%) OO
22 531 (13.78%) TDD
23 526 (13.65%) Photoshop
24 483 (12.54%) .NET
25 457 (11.86%) Grunt
26 456 (11.83%) Marketing
27 433 (11.24%) Ajax
28 415 (10.77%) CMS
29 396 (10.28%) Finance
30 392 (10.17%) Scrum

Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 682 (17.70%) Node.js
2 415 (10.77%) CMS
3 313 (8.12%) WordPress
4 117 (3.04%) Drupal
5 66 (1.71%) Umbraco
6 33 (0.86%) SharePoint
7 29 (0.75%) Kentico
8 24 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
8 24 (0.62%) Joomla!
9 17 (0.44%) Tomcat
9 17 (0.44%) Sitefinity
9 17 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
10 15 (0.39%) Apache
11 12 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 11 (0.29%) ExpressionEngine
13 10 (0.26%) Apache Solr
13 10 (0.26%) WebSphere
13 10 (0.26%) DNN
14 9 (0.23%) IIS
15 7 (0.18%) Immediacy CMS
Applications
1 526 (13.65%) Photoshop
2 180 (4.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 96 (2.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 27 (0.70%) InDesign
5 26 (0.67%) Fireworks
6 21 (0.55%) MS Excel
7 20 (0.52%) MS Office
8 9 (0.23%) Acrobat
9 8 (0.21%) Adobe Premiere
10 7 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
11 6 (0.16%) MS Project
12 2 (0.052%) MS PowerPoint
12 2 (0.052%) GIMP
13 1 (0.026%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 117 (3.04%) Magento
2 11 (0.29%) JDE OneWorld
3 9 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.078%) Tridion
5 2 (0.052%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.026%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.026%) MoSes
6 1 (0.026%) Shopify
6 1 (0.026%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 90 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
2 83 (2.15%) GitHub
3 65 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 59 (1.53%) SaaS
5 41 (1.06%) Google Analytics
6 10 (0.26%) Heroku
7 8 (0.21%) Office 365
7 8 (0.21%) PaaS
8 7 (0.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 6 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.13%) Firebase
11 4 (0.10%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
12 3 (0.078%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.078%) Google App Engine
12 3 (0.078%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.052%) Adobe Analytics
13 2 (0.052%) Google Compute Engine
14 1 (0.026%) Basecamp
14 1 (0.026%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 74 (1.92%) Internet
2 46 (1.19%) HTTP
3 22 (0.57%) Intranet
4 19 (0.49%) HTTPS
5 8 (0.21%) Broadband
6 7 (0.18%) FTP
7 6 (0.16%) DNS
8 5 (0.13%) SSL
8 5 (0.13%) SSH
9 2 (0.052%) UMTS
9 2 (0.052%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 254 (6.59%) MySQL
2 89 (2.31%) SQL Server
3 83 (2.15%) MongoDB
4 49 (1.27%) NoSQL
5 42 (1.09%) Big Data
6 24 (0.62%) Relational Database
7 23 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (0.26%) SQLite
10 10 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (0.26%) Redis
11 9 (0.23%) BusinessObjects XI
11 9 (0.23%) Star Schema
11 9 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
11 9 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (0.18%) Hadoop
13 6 (0.16%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.13%) Apache Cassandra
15 4 (0.10%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 695 (18.04%) Git (software)
2 457 (11.86%) Grunt
3 263 (6.83%) Subversion
4 206 (5.35%) Jasmine
5 180 (4.67%) gulp
6 176 (4.57%) Bower
7 69 (1.79%) Jenkins
8 64 (1.66%) Mocha
9 61 (1.58%) Selenium
10 55 (1.43%) Karma Test Runner
11 46 (1.19%) Maven
11 46 (1.19%) Visual Studio
12 41 (1.06%) JIRA
13 39 (1.01%) QUnit
14 34 (0.88%) Axure RP
15 30 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
16 28 (0.73%) Eclipse
17 26 (0.67%) Dreamweaver
18 24 (0.62%) PhantomJS
19 22 (0.57%) Mercurial
General
1 456 (11.83%) Marketing
2 396 (10.28%) Finance
3 206 (5.35%) Retail
4 178 (4.62%) Games
5 81 (2.10%) Telecoms
6 74 (1.92%) Banking
7 71 (1.84%) Law
8 66 (1.71%) Advertising
9 46 (1.19%) Publishing
10 40 (1.04%) French Language
11 31 (0.80%) Legal
12 23 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
13 19 (0.49%) Multimedia
14 17 (0.44%) Electronics
15 14 (0.36%) Back Office
15 14 (0.36%) Manufacturing
16 13 (0.34%) Automotive
17 11 (0.29%) Music Industry
18 10 (0.26%) Front Office
19 9 (0.23%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3673 (95.33%) HTML
2 3652 (94.78%) CSS
3 2456 (63.74%) HTML5
4 2063 (53.54%) jQuery
5 1969 (51.10%) CSS3
6 1680 (43.60%) AngularJS
7 960 (24.92%) Sass
8 735 (19.08%) Backbone.js
9 670 (17.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 652 (16.92%) LESS
11 483 (12.54%) .NET
12 433 (11.24%) Ajax
13 388 (10.07%) KnockoutJS
14 332 (8.62%) JSON
15 273 (7.09%) XML
16 248 (6.44%) Ember.js
17 247 (6.41%) React
18 233 (6.05%) ASP.NET
19 229 (5.94%) XHTML
20 174 (4.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1009 (26.19%) User Experience
2 246 (6.38%) Mobile App
3 162 (4.20%) Computer Science
4 150 (3.89%) Social Media
5 146 (3.79%) W3C
6 97 (2.52%) Visualisation
7 67 (1.74%) Graphic Design
8 62 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
9 49 (1.27%) Digital Media
10 43 (1.12%) Blog
11 39 (1.01%) BBC
12 34 (0.88%) iPhone
12 34 (0.88%) iPad
13 22 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
13 22 (0.57%) Smartphone
14 21 (0.55%) Online Games
15 20 (0.52%) Mathematics
16 16 (0.42%) Animation
16 16 (0.42%) E-Learning
16 16 (0.42%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 153 (3.97%) Android
2 131 (3.40%) Apple iOS
3 102 (2.65%) Linux
4 37 (0.96%) Windows
5 32 (0.83%) UNIX
6 6 (0.16%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.10%) webOS
7 4 (0.10%) Windows Phone 7
7 4 (0.10%) Windows Phone
8 3 (0.078%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.052%) Debian
10 1 (0.026%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.026%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1391 (36.10%) Agile Software Development
2 766 (19.88%) Responsive Web Design
3 598 (15.52%) MVC
4 593 (15.39%) E-Commerce
5 577 (14.98%) Web Development
6 554 (14.38%) OO
7 531 (13.78%) TDD
8 392 (10.17%) Scrum
9 356 (9.24%) Web Design
10 223 (5.79%) SEO
11 198 (5.14%) Unit Testing
12 174 (4.52%) BDD
13 169 (4.39%) Continuous Integration
14 158 (4.10%) Analytics
15 153 (3.97%) Software Engineering
16 150 (3.89%) Open Source
17 144 (3.74%) Web Accessibility
18 112 (2.91%) Content Management
19 107 (2.78%) Mobile Development
20 106 (2.75%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3532 (91.67%) JavaScript
2 785 (20.37%) PHP
3 331 (8.59%) C#
4 308 (7.99%) Java
5 203 (5.27%) SQL
6 144 (3.74%) Ruby
7 132 (3.43%) Python
8 72 (1.87%) ActionScript
9 51 (1.32%) ActionScript 3.0
10 31 (0.80%) Perl
11 27 (0.70%) C
11 27 (0.70%) C++
12 26 (0.67%) PHP5
13 25 (0.65%) TypeScript
14 19 (0.49%) CoffeeScript
15 18 (0.47%) T-SQL
16 16 (0.42%) Scala
17 15 (0.39%) Objective-C
18 11 (0.29%) VB.NET
19 10 (0.26%) Lua
Qualifications
1 315 (8.18%) Degree
2 6 (0.16%) PhD
2 6 (0.16%) Security Cleared
3 5 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.10%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.026%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.026%) IC3 Certification
5 1 (0.026%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (2.13%) QA
2 22 (0.57%) WCAG
3 13 (0.34%) SLA
4 12 (0.31%) WAI
5 2 (0.052%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.026%) Section 508
System Software
1 15 (0.39%) Docker
2 7 (0.18%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (0.26%) Vagrant
3 6 (0.16%) Puppet
4 5 (0.13%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.026%) Plesk
5 1 (0.026%) cPanel
Vendors
1 284 (7.37%) Adobe
2 197 (5.11%) Google
3 119 (3.09%) Facebook
4 86 (2.23%) Twitter
5 82 (2.13%) Microsoft
6 43 (1.12%) hybris
7 41 (1.06%) Zend
7 41 (1.06%) Apple
8 38 (0.99%) Oracle
9 32 (0.83%) Yahoo!
10 31 (0.80%) Sony
11 24 (0.62%) Sitecore
12 14 (0.36%) Demandware
12 14 (0.36%) ATG
13 13 (0.34%) SAP
14 9 (0.23%) TIBCO
14 9 (0.23%) EPiServer
14 9 (0.23%) Tableau
15 8 (0.21%) Quark
15 8 (0.21%) Telerik
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Great benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Ampersand Consulting
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits - shares etc
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
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Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
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Salary: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
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Wetherby, West Yorkshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
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Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £48000 Per Annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £35000 Per Annum
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Corby, Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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Poole, Dorset
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