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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 216 182 233
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 1582 1664 1424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.39% 1.56% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.47% 1.66% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1341 1503 1323
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.83%

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
107766 100404 111766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.46% 94.30% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87262 83568 95286
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 £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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -33 1496 £38,500 +2.66% 299
London -53 682 £45,000 +5.88% 126
South East +14 324 £32,500 -7.14% 46
City of London +2 161 £47,500 +11.76% 44
North West 0 125 £32,500 +8.33% 33
East of England -25 100 £40,000 +14.28% 13
South West +13 91 £35,000 +16.66% 20
Manchester +4 81 £32,500 +8.33% 19
Yorkshire -1 72 £27,750 -7.50% 34
Berkshire -9 68 £35,000 +7.69% 7
Hampshire -6 67 £30,000 - 5
Brighton +23 52 £30,000 -17.80% 5
East Sussex +19 52 £30,000 -17.80% 5
East Midlands +2 49 £30,500 +17.30% 7
Scotland +1 41 £35,000 +7.69% 6
Hertfordshire -26 41 £40,000 +6.66% 5
West Midlands -15 40 £31,500 +5.00% 14
Surrey -17 37 £40,000 - 13
Cheshire -1 34 £35,000 +22.80% 9
Oxfordshire 0 33 £29,500 -21.33% 7
Buckinghamshire +1 30 £35,000 - 5
Nottinghamshire +11 29 £25,000 -3.84% 1
Cambridgeshire -10 26 £35,000 - 5
Reading -5 25 £32,500 - 4
Maidenhead +7 24 £52,500 +50.00%
Wiltshire -2 24 £34,000 +17.24% 4
Southampton +18 22 £22,000 -29.60%
Bedfordshire +4 22 £46,250 -2.63% 2
Edinburgh +1 22 £35,000 +7.69% 3
West Yorkshire -14 22 £21,500 -28.92% 11

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 3346 (96.01%) HTML
2 3341 (95.87%) CSS
3 3256 (93.43%) JavaScript
4 2314 (66.40%) HTML5
5 2167 (62.18%) jQuery
6 1951 (55.98%) CSS3
7 925 (26.54%) Agile Software Development
8 855 (24.53%) User Experience
9 849 (24.36%) AngularJS
10 746 (21.41%) Backbone.js
11 718 (20.60%) PHP
12 712 (20.43%) Responsive Web Design
13 692 (19.86%) MVC
14 651 (18.68%) Sass
15 612 (17.56%) Git (software)
16 600 (17.22%) Photoshop
17 593 (17.02%) OO
18 592 (16.99%) Ajax
19 565 (16.21%) .NET
20 493 (14.15%) Web Development
21 466 (13.37%) E-Commerce
22 425 (12.20%) Java
22 425 (12.20%) Marketing
23 415 (11.91%) Node.js
24 409 (11.74%) CMS
25 399 (11.45%) XHTML
26 398 (11.42%) LESS
27 395 (11.33%) XML
28 380 (10.90%) TDD
29 354 (10.16%) Twitter Bootstrap

Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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
1 415 (11.91%) Node.js
2 409 (11.74%) CMS
3 280 (8.03%) WordPress
4 145 (4.16%) Drupal
5 74 (2.12%) Umbraco
6 69 (1.98%) Apache
7 43 (1.23%) SharePoint
8 35 (1.00%) Tomcat
9 33 (0.95%) Joomla!
10 22 (0.63%) Confluence
11 17 (0.49%) nginx
12 14 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
13 12 (0.34%) SAS
13 12 (0.34%) IIS
14 10 (0.29%) WebSphere
15 9 (0.26%) TeamSite
15 9 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
16 8 (0.23%) ExpressionEngine
16 8 (0.23%) Content Management Server
16 8 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 600 (17.22%) Photoshop
2 231 (6.63%) Adobe Illustrator
3 95 (2.73%) Fireworks
4 40 (1.15%) InDesign
5 36 (1.03%) MS Excel
6 13 (0.37%) MS Office
7 8 (0.23%) MS Visio
8 6 (0.17%) MS Project
9 5 (0.14%) ImageReady
9 5 (0.14%) Acrobat
10 4 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
11 3 (0.086%) MS PowerPoint
11 3 (0.086%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 94 (2.70%) Magento
2 53 (1.52%) Google Analytics
3 32 (0.92%) WebTrends
4 9 (0.26%) osCommerce
5 8 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
7 5 (0.14%) Sage 200
8 3 (0.086%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.057%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.057%) Summit
10 1 (0.029%) Front Arena
10 1 (0.029%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 61 (1.75%) SaaS
2 37 (1.06%) GitHub
3 18 (0.52%) Office 365
4 8 (0.23%) MailChimp
4 8 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.17%) Heroku
6 4 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.086%) Trello
8 2 (0.057%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.057%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.057%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.029%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.029%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 129 (3.70%) Internet
2 110 (3.16%) HTTP
3 15 (0.43%) Broadband
4 14 (0.40%) SSL
5 13 (0.37%) Intranet
5 13 (0.37%) SSH
6 11 (0.32%) FTP
7 9 (0.26%) Extranet
7 9 (0.26%) TCP/IP
8 8 (0.23%) SMTP
8 8 (0.23%) Wireless
9 6 (0.17%) SNMP
9 6 (0.17%) DNS
10 5 (0.14%) HTTPS
10 5 (0.14%) DAB
11 3 (0.086%) AMQP
12 2 (0.057%) RTSP
12 2 (0.057%) Network Security
12 2 (0.057%) VPN
12 2 (0.057%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 270 (7.75%) MySQL
2 96 (2.75%) SQL Server
3 57 (1.64%) Relational Database
4 49 (1.41%) NoSQL
5 41 (1.18%) MongoDB
6 35 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
7 24 (0.69%) Big Data
8 19 (0.55%) RDBMS
9 14 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (0.14%) DB2
14 4 (0.11%) SQLite
14 4 (0.11%) Hadoop
14 4 (0.11%) CouchDB
14 4 (0.11%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (0.11%) RavenDB
15 2 (0.057%) Redis
Development Applications
1 612 (17.56%) Git (software)
2 343 (9.84%) Subversion
3 199 (5.71%) Grunt
4 171 (4.91%) Jasmine
5 99 (2.84%) Visual Studio
6 69 (1.98%) Mocha
7 66 (1.89%) Jenkins
8 61 (1.75%) JIRA
9 60 (1.72%) Mercurial
10 59 (1.69%) Dreamweaver
11 53 (1.52%) QUnit
12 35 (1.00%) Cucumber
12 35 (1.00%) JSUnit
13 33 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
13 33 (0.95%) Selenium
14 26 (0.75%) Eclipse
15 25 (0.72%) Bower
16 24 (0.69%) Karma Test Runner
17 23 (0.66%) Axure RP
17 23 (0.66%) Ant
General
1 425 (12.20%) Marketing
2 251 (7.20%) Finance
3 196 (5.62%) Advertising
4 135 (3.87%) Retail
5 127 (3.64%) Games
6 58 (1.66%) Publishing
7 45 (1.29%) Banking
8 40 (1.15%) Telecoms
9 31 (0.89%) Automotive
10 18 (0.52%) Legal
11 14 (0.40%) Manufacturing
12 11 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
13 10 (0.29%) Multimedia
14 8 (0.23%) Front Office
15 7 (0.20%) Back Office
16 6 (0.17%) Law
17 5 (0.14%) Electronics
17 5 (0.14%) Swedish Language
18 4 (0.11%) Investment Banking
19 3 (0.086%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3346 (96.01%) HTML
2 3341 (95.87%) CSS
3 2314 (66.40%) HTML5
4 2167 (62.18%) jQuery
5 1951 (55.98%) CSS3
6 849 (24.36%) AngularJS
7 746 (21.41%) Backbone.js
8 651 (18.68%) Sass
9 592 (16.99%) Ajax
10 565 (16.21%) .NET
11 399 (11.45%) XHTML
12 398 (11.42%) LESS
13 395 (11.33%) XML
14 354 (10.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 337 (9.67%) ASP.NET
16 325 (9.33%) JSON
17 284 (8.15%) KnockoutJS
18 227 (6.51%) Web Services
19 201 (5.77%) Ember.js
20 152 (4.36%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 855 (24.53%) User Experience
2 221 (6.34%) Mobile App
3 146 (4.19%) Open Source
4 139 (3.99%) Computer Science
5 119 (3.41%) W3C
6 115 (3.30%) Social Media
7 69 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
8 50 (1.43%) Graphic Design
9 45 (1.29%) Visualisation
10 40 (1.15%) Animation
11 35 (1.00%) Digital Media
11 35 (1.00%) RIA
12 34 (0.98%) iPad
13 33 (0.95%) Social Network
14 25 (0.72%) Blog
14 25 (0.72%) Online Games
15 23 (0.66%) iPhone
16 21 (0.60%) Management Information System
17 17 (0.49%) Inversion of Control
18 16 (0.46%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 200 (5.74%) Linux
2 179 (5.14%) Android
3 169 (4.85%) Apple iOS
4 94 (2.70%) Windows
5 48 (1.38%) UNIX
6 35 (1.00%) Ubuntu
7 21 (0.60%) Mac OS X
8 15 (0.43%) Debian
9 10 (0.29%) OpenBSD
9 10 (0.29%) AIX
9 10 (0.29%) FreeBSD
10 9 (0.26%) Windows Phone
11 8 (0.23%) CentOS
11 8 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
13 4 (0.11%) Windows Phone 7
14 3 (0.086%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.086%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.029%) webOS
15 1 (0.029%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 925 (26.54%) Agile Software Development
2 712 (20.43%) Responsive Web Design
3 692 (19.86%) MVC
4 593 (17.02%) OO
5 493 (14.15%) Web Development
6 466 (13.37%) E-Commerce
7 380 (10.90%) TDD
8 331 (9.50%) Scrum
9 293 (8.41%) SEO
10 267 (7.66%) Web Design
11 199 (5.71%) OOP
12 190 (5.45%) Unit Testing
13 172 (4.94%) Software Engineering
14 156 (4.48%) Content Management
15 149 (4.28%) BDD
16 145 (4.16%) Web Accessibility
17 128 (3.67%) Mentoring
18 123 (3.53%) Analytics
19 112 (3.21%) Continuous Integration
20 94 (2.70%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3256 (93.43%) JavaScript
2 718 (20.60%) PHP
3 425 (12.20%) Java
4 333 (9.56%) C#
5 206 (5.91%) SQL
6 144 (4.13%) Python
7 126 (3.62%) Ruby
8 62 (1.78%) PHP5
9 57 (1.64%) ActionScript
10 47 (1.35%) C++
11 35 (1.00%) XAML
12 33 (0.95%) ActionScript 3.0
13 26 (0.75%) T-SQL
14 25 (0.72%) Objective-C
15 24 (0.69%) Perl
16 23 (0.66%) VB.NET
17 22 (0.63%) Scala
18 19 (0.55%) ActionScript 2.0
19 18 (0.52%) CoffeeScript
20 17 (0.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 333 (9.56%) Degree
2 10 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (0.14%) MCP
4 2 (0.057%) HND
4 2 (0.057%) MCSE
4 2 (0.057%) PhD
4 2 (0.057%) MBA
4 2 (0.057%) MCTS
4 2 (0.057%) MCITP
4 2 (0.057%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.057%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.029%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (2.09%) QA
2 37 (1.06%) WCAG
3 16 (0.46%) WAI
4 15 (0.43%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.057%) SLA
5 2 (0.057%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.029%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (0.086%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.057%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 15 (0.43%) Puppet
2 14 (0.40%) Vagrant
3 12 (0.34%) Capistrano
4 6 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.17%) Plesk
5 3 (0.086%) YUM
6 1 (0.029%) Nagios
6 1 (0.029%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.029%) StatsD
Vendors
1 333 (9.56%) Adobe
2 146 (4.19%) Google
3 122 (3.50%) Microsoft
4 117 (3.36%) Twitter
5 96 (2.75%) Facebook
6 46 (1.32%) Zend
7 44 (1.26%) Sencha
8 40 (1.15%) Oracle
9 27 (0.77%) Apple
10 24 (0.69%) JBoss
11 21 (0.60%) Sitecore
12 20 (0.57%) EPiServer
13 18 (0.52%) SAP
14 16 (0.46%) hybris
15 15 (0.43%) JD Edwards
16 8 (0.23%) Open Text
17 7 (0.20%) ATG
17 7 (0.20%) IBM
18 6 (0.17%) Salesforce.com
18 6 (0.17%) Atlassian
North London
Intelletect
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Plymouth, Devon
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
RecruitX
Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newport Pagnell, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Broxbourne, Hertfordshire
PULSE
Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits inc. pension and 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £30k 10% bonus (OTE £33k)
Posted: 5 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits, bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Technology Leaders
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £23k - 27k per year
Posted: 8 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £19000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago