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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 173 192 188
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 1971 1885 1696
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.80% 1.57% 1.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 1.66% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1651 1623 1501
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
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
103199 113344 103481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.54% 94.57%
Number of salaries quoted 85203 93021 86182
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 2 July 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 2 July 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
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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 +13 1864 £40,000 - 359
London +16 947 £50,000 +11.11% 166
South East -7 300 £37,500 -6.25% 40
North West +39 188 £35,000 +9.37% 49
City of London +26 188 £50,000 +11.11% 42
Manchester +44 121 £37,500 +19.04% 29
Yorkshire +43 102 £27,500 -8.33% 25
West Midlands +30 96 £32,500 +8.33% 20
East of England -41 83 £35,000 -17.64% 14
South West -27 79 £34,000 - 20
West Yorkshire +51 70 £27,500 -12.69% 17
Surrey +6 64 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Leeds +44 58 £25,500 -21.53% 12
Berkshire -6 56 £42,500 +6.25% 6
Scotland +35 48 £35,000 -6.66% 15
East Midlands -14 48 £34,250 +10.48% 17
Cheshire +5 41 £34,000 +4.61% 15
Edinburgh +28 32 £34,000 -2.85% 9
Buckinghamshire +6 32 £34,250 -8.66% 4
Hampshire -42 31 £35,000 +16.66% 7
East Sussex +38 30 £30,000 -25.00% 2
Brighton +31 30 £30,000 -25.00% 2
South Wales +28 30 £27,500 +10.00% 5
Wales +19 30 £27,500 +15.78% 6
Cambridgeshire +16 30 £35,000 -41.66% 5
Cardiff +18 28 £27,500 +10.00% 5
Nottingham +2 28 £39,500 +36.20% 6
Nottinghamshire -12 28 £39,500 +36.20% 9
Warwickshire -3 26 £26,500 -3.63%
Bristol -14 25 £37,500 +15.38% 4

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 3598 (94.61%) HTML
2 3568 (93.82%) CSS
3 3488 (91.72%) JavaScript
4 2391 (62.87%) HTML5
5 2071 (54.46%) jQuery
6 1941 (51.04%) CSS3
7 1471 (38.68%) AngularJS
8 1320 (34.71%) Agile Software Development
9 969 (25.48%) User Experience
10 863 (22.69%) PHP
11 848 (22.30%) Sass
12 775 (20.38%) Responsive Web Design
13 745 (19.59%) Git (software)
14 697 (18.33%) MVC
15 674 (17.72%) Backbone.js
16 672 (17.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 613 (16.12%) LESS
18 612 (16.09%) Node.js
19 604 (15.88%) Web Development
20 578 (15.20%) OO
21 545 (14.33%) E-Commerce
22 543 (14.28%) Photoshop
23 541 (14.23%) .NET
24 502 (13.20%) Marketing
25 490 (12.88%) TDD
26 458 (12.04%) KnockoutJS
27 451 (11.86%) CMS
28 429 (11.28%) Finance
29 420 (11.04%) Ajax
30 395 (10.39%) Scrum

Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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
1 612 (16.09%) Node.js
2 451 (11.86%) CMS
3 330 (8.68%) WordPress
4 157 (4.13%) Drupal
5 61 (1.60%) Umbraco
6 35 (0.92%) SharePoint
7 31 (0.82%) Joomla!
8 28 (0.74%) concrete5
9 27 (0.71%) ExpressionEngine
10 22 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
11 20 (0.53%) Sitefinity
12 19 (0.50%) Kentico
13 18 (0.47%) Apache
14 17 (0.45%) Tomcat
15 13 (0.34%) Apache Solr
16 12 (0.32%) IIS
17 10 (0.26%) nginx
18 9 (0.24%) DNN
18 9 (0.24%) WebSphere
19 8 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 543 (14.28%) Photoshop
2 179 (4.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 86 (2.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 38 (1.00%) InDesign
5 34 (0.89%) MS Excel
6 24 (0.63%) Fireworks
7 17 (0.45%) MS Office
8 7 (0.18%) Acrobat
8 7 (0.18%) Adobe After Effects
9 6 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
9 6 (0.16%) Adobe Premiere
10 5 (0.13%) MS Project
11 2 (0.053%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (0.053%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 160 (4.21%) Magento
2 10 (0.26%) Adobe Campaign
3 5 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.079%) Tridion
4 3 (0.079%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.079%) Shopify
5 2 (0.053%) Summit
6 1 (0.026%) RMDS
6 1 (0.026%) MoSes
Cloud Services
1 81 (2.13%) GitHub
2 75 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
3 73 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
4 49 (1.29%) SaaS
5 46 (1.21%) Google Analytics
6 10 (0.26%) Adobe Analytics
6 10 (0.26%) Silverpop
7 8 (0.21%) Office 365
7 8 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.11%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.079%) OpenShift
9 3 (0.079%) MailChimp
10 2 (0.053%) Basecamp
10 2 (0.053%) Heroku
11 1 (0.026%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.026%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.026%) PaaS
11 1 (0.026%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 93 (2.45%) Internet
2 65 (1.71%) HTTP
3 25 (0.66%) Intranet
4 7 (0.18%) FTP
5 6 (0.16%) Broadband
6 4 (0.11%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.079%) SSH
7 3 (0.079%) AMQP
8 2 (0.053%) Skype
8 2 (0.053%) VoIP
8 2 (0.053%) SNMP
8 2 (0.053%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.026%) DNS
9 1 (0.026%) UMTS
9 1 (0.026%) NFC
9 1 (0.026%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 323 (8.49%) MySQL
2 89 (2.34%) SQL Server
3 77 (2.02%) MongoDB
4 44 (1.16%) NoSQL
5 41 (1.08%) Big Data
6 33 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
7 28 (0.74%) Relational Database
8 18 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (0.26%) QlikView
11 10 (0.26%) SQLite
12 9 (0.24%) BusinessObjects XI
12 9 (0.24%) Star Schema
12 9 (0.24%) Spotfire
12 9 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (0.18%) RDBMS
15 6 (0.16%) Azure SQL Database
15 6 (0.16%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 745 (19.59%) Git (software)
2 373 (9.81%) Grunt
3 312 (8.20%) Subversion
4 192 (5.05%) Jasmine
5 149 (3.92%) gulp
6 126 (3.31%) Bower
7 87 (2.29%) Jenkins
8 73 (1.92%) Mocha
9 61 (1.60%) Karma Test Runner
10 54 (1.42%) Team Foundation Server
11 53 (1.39%) Visual Studio
12 52 (1.37%) JIRA
13 48 (1.26%) Maven
14 40 (1.05%) Selenium
15 34 (0.89%) Eclipse
15 34 (0.89%) Mercurial
16 32 (0.84%) QUnit
17 31 (0.82%) PhantomJS
17 31 (0.82%) Axure RP
18 30 (0.79%) Dreamweaver
General
1 502 (13.20%) Marketing
2 429 (11.28%) Finance
3 208 (5.47%) Retail
4 168 (4.42%) Games
5 103 (2.71%) Advertising
6 81 (2.13%) Telecoms
7 80 (2.10%) Banking
8 57 (1.50%) French Language
9 52 (1.37%) Law
10 39 (1.03%) Publishing
11 29 (0.76%) Legal
12 26 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
13 22 (0.58%) Automotive
14 19 (0.50%) Investment Banking
15 17 (0.45%) Back Office
15 17 (0.45%) Multimedia
16 14 (0.37%) Manufacturing
17 11 (0.29%) Front Office
18 10 (0.26%) Electronics
19 7 (0.18%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3598 (94.61%) HTML
2 3568 (93.82%) CSS
3 2391 (62.87%) HTML5
4 2071 (54.46%) jQuery
5 1941 (51.04%) CSS3
6 1471 (38.68%) AngularJS
7 848 (22.30%) Sass
8 674 (17.72%) Backbone.js
9 672 (17.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 613 (16.12%) LESS
11 541 (14.23%) .NET
12 458 (12.04%) KnockoutJS
13 420 (11.04%) Ajax
14 338 (8.89%) JSON
15 316 (8.31%) XML
16 271 (7.13%) XHTML
17 259 (6.81%) ASP.NET
18 211 (5.55%) Ember.js
19 175 (4.60%) RESTful
20 155 (4.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 969 (25.48%) User Experience
2 304 (7.99%) Mobile App
3 163 (4.29%) Social Media
4 143 (3.76%) Computer Science
5 138 (3.63%) W3C
6 78 (2.05%) Visualisation
7 70 (1.84%) Analytical Skills
8 59 (1.55%) Blog
9 56 (1.47%) Graphic Design
10 53 (1.39%) Digital Media
11 45 (1.18%) BBC
12 44 (1.16%) iPhone
13 25 (0.66%) Social Network
13 25 (0.66%) Online Games
14 24 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
15 23 (0.60%) NHS
16 22 (0.58%) Smartphone
17 19 (0.50%) E-Learning
18 18 (0.47%) Hedge funds
19 17 (0.45%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 169 (4.44%) Android
2 140 (3.68%) Apple iOS
3 139 (3.66%) Linux
4 46 (1.21%) Windows
5 30 (0.79%) UNIX
6 8 (0.21%) Mac OS X
7 6 (0.16%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.079%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.053%) webOS
9 2 (0.053%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.026%) Tizen
10 1 (0.026%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1320 (34.71%) Agile Software Development
2 775 (20.38%) Responsive Web Design
3 697 (18.33%) MVC
4 604 (15.88%) Web Development
5 578 (15.20%) OO
6 545 (14.33%) E-Commerce
7 490 (12.88%) TDD
8 395 (10.39%) Scrum
9 349 (9.18%) Web Design
10 222 (5.84%) SEO
11 197 (5.18%) Unit Testing
12 171 (4.50%) BDD
13 161 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
14 159 (4.18%) Analytics
15 143 (3.76%) Software Engineering
16 138 (3.63%) Open Source
17 130 (3.42%) Web Accessibility
18 120 (3.16%) Digital Marketing
19 119 (3.13%) Mobile Development
20 118 (3.10%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3488 (91.72%) JavaScript
2 863 (22.69%) PHP
3 337 (8.86%) C#
4 272 (7.15%) Java
5 200 (5.26%) SQL
6 135 (3.55%) Ruby
7 98 (2.58%) Python
8 86 (2.26%) ActionScript
9 61 (1.60%) ActionScript 3.0
10 33 (0.87%) PHP5
11 30 (0.79%) C
12 24 (0.63%) CoffeeScript
13 22 (0.58%) T-SQL
13 22 (0.58%) Perl
13 22 (0.58%) VB.NET
14 16 (0.42%) C++
14 16 (0.42%) Scala
15 13 (0.34%) TypeScript
15 13 (0.34%) Objective-C
16 10 (0.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 308 (8.10%) Degree
2 16 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.079%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.053%) HND
4 2 (0.053%) PhD
5 1 (0.026%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.026%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.026%) IC3 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (1.92%) QA
2 27 (0.71%) WCAG
3 18 (0.47%) WAI
4 13 (0.34%) SLA
5 2 (0.053%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.053%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (0.13%) Varnish
2 3 (0.079%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (0.26%) TeamSite
2 9 (0.24%) Vagrant
3 6 (0.16%) Puppet
4 5 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.053%) cPanel
5 2 (0.053%) Graphite
6 1 (0.026%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.026%) Plesk
Vendors
1 278 (7.31%) Adobe
2 216 (5.68%) Google
3 174 (4.58%) Facebook
4 119 (3.13%) Twitter
5 112 (2.95%) Microsoft
6 57 (1.50%) Zend
7 54 (1.42%) Apple
8 36 (0.95%) hybris
9 34 (0.89%) Yahoo!
9 34 (0.89%) Sony
10 30 (0.79%) Oracle
11 22 (0.58%) Sitecore
12 20 (0.53%) Sencha
13 15 (0.39%) Demandware
13 15 (0.39%) ATG
14 14 (0.37%) Tableau
15 12 (0.32%) Salesforce.com
16 11 (0.29%) Telerik
16 11 (0.29%) EPiServer
17 9 (0.24%) Business Objects
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Salary: excellent salary, bonus, Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
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Salary: benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £25000 - £350000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 9 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
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Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Great Training + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £36000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum plus bens and pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
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Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits EXCELLENT BENEFITS PACKAGE
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits EXCELLENT BENEFITS PACKAGE
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits + shares
Posted: 12 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + DOE
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
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Salary: £43999 - £45999 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago