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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 189 180 213
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +33
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 1680 1720 1441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.59% 1.66% 1.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.68% 1.75% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1468 1420 1326
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,650 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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
99917 98112 105285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 83183 79195 90333
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 £27,500 £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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -7 1592 £37,500 -1.96% 283
London -48 657 £45,000 +5.88% 127
South East -29 316 £35,000 -2.77% 50
South West +57 172 £35,000 +16.66% 27
North West +46 155 £32,500 +1.56% 23
City of London -44 129 £47,000 +4.44% 27
Manchester +44 127 £32,500 +1.56% 15
Yorkshire +38 113 £30,000 +1.69% 13
Hampshire +5 78 £35,000 +18.64% 9
East of England -16 78 £37,250 +22.13% 13
West Midlands +6 64 £27,500 -3.50% 16
Berkshire -2 54 £40,000 -5.88% 8
West Yorkshire +12 46 £30,000 - 10
Bristol +11 45 £37,500 +15.38% 11
North Yorkshire +43 42 £25,000 -10.71%
Oxfordshire -22 41 £35,000 - 7
Surrey -24 38 £40,000 +14.28% 12
Harrogate +27 37 £25,000 -12.28%
Dorset +20 37 £35,000 - 8
Bournemouth - 33 £35,000 - 1
Scotland -4 32 £35,000 +2.18% 4
Oxford -8 30 £35,000 +7.69% 3
East Midlands -9 29 £25,000 -9.09% 11
Leeds -7 28 £30,000 - 6
Somerset +21 27 £35,000 +75.00% 3
Buckinghamshire +12 26 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Southampton +10 26 £35,000 +27.27% 2
Cambridgeshire +6 26 £40,000 +33.33% 4
East Sussex -12 26 £32,500 -7.14% 7
West Sussex +18 24 £40,000 +12.67% 3

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 3213 (95.20%) HTML
2 3204 (94.93%) CSS
3 3156 (93.51%) JavaScript
4 2100 (62.22%) HTML5
5 2047 (60.65%) jQuery
6 1809 (53.60%) CSS3
7 982 (29.10%) User Experience
8 980 (29.04%) AngularJS
9 890 (26.37%) Agile Software Development
10 847 (25.10%) PHP
11 787 (23.32%) Sass
12 747 (22.13%) Responsive Web Design
13 654 (19.38%) Git (software)
14 623 (18.46%) Backbone.js
15 620 (18.37%) Photoshop
16 614 (18.19%) MVC
17 542 (16.06%) .NET
18 520 (15.41%) OO
19 506 (14.99%) Web Development
20 471 (13.96%) Marketing
21 462 (13.69%) CMS
21 462 (13.69%) LESS
22 435 (12.89%) E-Commerce
23 423 (12.53%) Ajax
24 414 (12.27%) Node.js
25 404 (11.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
26 373 (11.05%) TDD
27 358 (10.61%) Subversion
28 346 (10.25%) JSON
29 345 (10.22%) WordPress

Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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
1 462 (13.69%) CMS
2 414 (12.27%) Node.js
3 345 (10.22%) WordPress
4 189 (5.60%) Drupal
5 98 (2.90%) Umbraco
6 57 (1.69%) Joomla!
7 44 (1.30%) SharePoint
8 34 (1.01%) concrete5
9 33 (0.98%) Apache
10 31 (0.92%) ExpressionEngine
11 22 (0.65%) Tomcat
12 21 (0.62%) nginx
13 20 (0.59%) JBoss
14 17 (0.50%) IIS
15 13 (0.39%) Confluence
16 11 (0.33%) TeamSite
17 9 (0.27%) WebLogic
17 9 (0.27%) Apache Solr
18 8 (0.24%) Facebook Platform
19 7 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 620 (18.37%) Photoshop
2 239 (7.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 86 (2.55%) Fireworks
4 83 (2.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 44 (1.30%) InDesign
6 27 (0.80%) MS Excel
7 9 (0.27%) GIMP
8 6 (0.18%) MS Office
9 4 (0.12%) MS Visio
10 3 (0.089%) MS Project
10 3 (0.089%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.059%) HipChat
12 1 (0.030%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.030%) CorelDRAW
12 1 (0.030%) MS PowerPoint
12 1 (0.030%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 177 (5.24%) Magento
2 43 (1.27%) Google Analytics
3 7 (0.21%) WebTrends
3 7 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.15%) Summit
5 3 (0.089%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.089%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.089%) Tridion
6 1 (0.030%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.030%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 52 (1.54%) GitHub
2 48 (1.42%) SaaS
3 22 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (0.50%) Office 365
5 13 (0.39%) PaaS
6 11 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (0.30%) Heroku
7 10 (0.30%) Google App Engine
7 10 (0.30%) MailChimp
7 10 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.18%) OpenShift
9 4 (0.12%) Trello
9 4 (0.12%) Basecamp
10 2 (0.059%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.030%) Force.com
11 1 (0.030%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 127 (3.76%) Internet
2 91 (2.70%) HTTP
3 18 (0.53%) Intranet
4 17 (0.50%) Broadband
5 11 (0.33%) SMTP
5 11 (0.33%) FTP
5 11 (0.33%) SSH
6 10 (0.30%) SNMP
6 10 (0.30%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.21%) AMQP
8 4 (0.12%) Wireless
9 3 (0.089%) Extranet
10 2 (0.059%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.059%) NFC
10 2 (0.059%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.030%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 299 (8.86%) MySQL
2 121 (3.59%) SQL Server
3 85 (2.52%) MongoDB
4 65 (1.93%) NoSQL
5 59 (1.75%) Relational Database
6 25 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
7 23 (0.68%) Big Data
8 19 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (0.39%) RDBMS
9 13 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
10 9 (0.27%) DB2
10 9 (0.27%) Redis
11 8 (0.24%) Riak
11 8 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (0.24%) SQL Server 2000
11 8 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (0.21%) Hadoop
13 5 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (0.15%) Triplestore
14 4 (0.12%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 654 (19.38%) Git (software)
2 358 (10.61%) Subversion
3 221 (6.55%) Grunt
4 165 (4.89%) Jasmine
5 86 (2.55%) Jenkins
6 70 (2.07%) Visual Studio
7 67 (1.99%) Selenium
8 59 (1.75%) Mocha
9 52 (1.54%) Mercurial
10 50 (1.48%) JIRA
11 49 (1.45%) PhantomJS
12 48 (1.42%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 48 (1.42%) Axure RP
13 39 (1.16%) Maven
14 38 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
15 36 (1.07%) Dreamweaver
16 35 (1.04%) JUnit
16 35 (1.04%) Karma Test Runner
16 35 (1.04%) Bower
17 29 (0.86%) QUnit
General
1 471 (13.96%) Marketing
2 287 (8.50%) Finance
3 171 (5.07%) Advertising
4 162 (4.80%) Retail
5 146 (4.33%) Games
6 46 (1.36%) Telecoms
7 42 (1.24%) Publishing
8 34 (1.01%) Banking
9 26 (0.77%) Automotive
10 13 (0.39%) Legal
11 10 (0.30%) Law
11 10 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
11 10 (0.30%) Financial Institution
11 10 (0.30%) Back Office
12 8 (0.24%) Manufacturing
12 8 (0.24%) Multimedia
13 5 (0.15%) Swedish Language
13 5 (0.15%) Online Betting
14 4 (0.12%) Music Industry
14 4 (0.12%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3213 (95.20%) HTML
2 3204 (94.93%) CSS
3 2100 (62.22%) HTML5
4 2047 (60.65%) jQuery
5 1809 (53.60%) CSS3
6 980 (29.04%) AngularJS
7 787 (23.32%) Sass
8 623 (18.46%) Backbone.js
9 542 (16.06%) .NET
10 462 (13.69%) LESS
11 423 (12.53%) Ajax
12 404 (11.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 346 (10.25%) JSON
14 305 (9.04%) XML
15 303 (8.98%) KnockoutJS
16 261 (7.73%) XHTML
17 258 (7.64%) ASP.NET
18 182 (5.39%) Web Services
19 165 (4.89%) Ember.js
20 123 (3.64%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 982 (29.10%) User Experience
2 243 (7.20%) Mobile App
3 130 (3.85%) Open Source
4 122 (3.61%) Computer Science
5 112 (3.32%) W3C
6 98 (2.90%) Social Media
7 63 (1.87%) Graphic Design
8 54 (1.60%) Visualisation
9 53 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
10 44 (1.30%) Blog
11 38 (1.13%) Digital Media
12 33 (0.98%) Online Games
12 33 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
13 29 (0.86%) Animation
14 28 (0.83%) iPhone
15 24 (0.71%) Hedge funds
16 23 (0.68%) RIA
17 19 (0.56%) E-Learning
18 14 (0.41%) Management Information System
18 14 (0.41%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 199 (5.90%) Linux
2 158 (4.68%) Apple iOS
3 148 (4.39%) Android
4 87 (2.58%) Windows
5 33 (0.98%) UNIX
6 29 (0.86%) Ubuntu
7 17 (0.50%) Windows Phone
8 7 (0.21%) CentOS
9 6 (0.18%) Debian
10 5 (0.15%) OpenBSD
10 5 (0.15%) AIX
10 5 (0.15%) FreeBSD
10 5 (0.15%) Windows Phone 7
11 4 (0.12%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.089%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.089%) Windows Phone 8
13 1 (0.030%) Tizen
13 1 (0.030%) webOS
13 1 (0.030%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 890 (26.37%) Agile Software Development
2 747 (22.13%) Responsive Web Design
3 614 (18.19%) MVC
4 520 (15.41%) OO
5 506 (14.99%) Web Development
6 435 (12.89%) E-Commerce
7 373 (11.05%) TDD
8 338 (10.01%) Web Design
9 311 (9.21%) Scrum
10 201 (5.96%) SEO
11 157 (4.65%) OOP
12 152 (4.50%) Web Accessibility
13 149 (4.41%) Unit Testing
14 138 (4.09%) BDD
15 127 (3.76%) Digital Marketing
16 125 (3.70%) Mentoring
17 118 (3.50%) Content Management
18 111 (3.29%) Software Engineering
19 100 (2.96%) Continuous Integration
20 95 (2.81%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3156 (93.51%) JavaScript
2 847 (25.10%) PHP
3 319 (9.45%) Java
4 299 (8.86%) C#
5 176 (5.21%) SQL
6 114 (3.38%) Ruby
7 97 (2.87%) Python
8 52 (1.54%) PHP5
9 49 (1.45%) ActionScript
10 42 (1.24%) Objective-C
11 36 (1.07%) C++
12 31 (0.92%) VB.NET
13 23 (0.68%) ActionScript 3.0
14 20 (0.59%) C
15 17 (0.50%) TypeScript
16 16 (0.47%) Perl
17 15 (0.44%) ActionScript 2.0
18 11 (0.33%) CoffeeScript
19 10 (0.30%) Groovy
19 10 (0.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 235 (6.96%) Degree
2 10 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (0.12%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.059%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.059%) MCSD
4 2 (0.059%) Sun Certification
4 2 (0.059%) MBA
5 1 (0.030%) MCTS
5 1 (0.030%) MCITP
5 1 (0.030%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.030%) MCSE
5 1 (0.030%) OCP
5 1 (0.030%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.030%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.030%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (3.64%) QA
2 25 (0.74%) WAI
3 20 (0.59%) WCAG
4 12 (0.36%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.089%) SLA
5 3 (0.089%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.030%) SNOMED CT
6 1 (0.030%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (0.39%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 12 (0.36%) Puppet
1 12 (0.36%) Vagrant
2 10 (0.30%) Graphite
3 8 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.059%) ZABBIX
4 2 (0.059%) Plesk
4 2 (0.059%) yum
4 2 (0.059%) StatsD
5 1 (0.030%) Ansible
5 1 (0.030%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 297 (8.80%) Adobe
2 150 (4.44%) Facebook
3 148 (4.39%) Twitter
4 134 (3.97%) Google
5 103 (3.05%) Microsoft
6 71 (2.10%) Zend
7 44 (1.30%) Sencha
8 34 (1.01%) Apple
9 29 (0.86%) EPiServer
10 19 (0.56%) hybris
11 18 (0.53%) Oracle
12 14 (0.41%) Sitecore
13 11 (0.33%) Appcelerator
14 9 (0.27%) Eloqua
15 6 (0.18%) New Relic
15 6 (0.18%) Yahoo!
15 6 (0.18%) Sony
16 4 (0.12%) SmartFocus
16 4 (0.12%) SAP
16 4 (0.12%) Salesforce.com
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 49 minutes ago
Bath, Avon
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + 20 days holiday, company bonus, gym
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
West Midlands (County)
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Esher, Surrey
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
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Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Scott-Merrick LLP
Salary: market rate
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City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum plus competitive package
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Bristol, Avon
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Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago