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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 171 190 245
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +55
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 2023 1601 1337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.67% 1.44% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.76% 1.52% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1729 1428 1264
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+14.75% -6.15%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +28 1947 £40,000 +6.66% 250
London 0 1079 £42,500 -2.29% 129
South East +45 358 £37,500 +15.38% 32
City of London +65 258 £45,000 - 26
North West +27 126 £28,500 -0.86% 21
East of England +18 121 £36,250 +11.53% 21
Oxfordshire +45 87 £40,000 +18.51% 10
South West +45 82 £32,500 +3.17% 15
Manchester +41 79 £28,500 -5.00% 11
Yorkshire -12 72 £32,000 +14.28% 8
Hampshire +38 70 £32,500 +16.07% 2
Surrey -8 63 £37,500 +8.69% 7
Oxford +32 59 £50,000 +53.84% 1
West Midlands +2 59 £33,000 +3.12% 5
Berkshire +9 54 £35,000 +3.70% 8
East Midlands +8 46 £31,250 +0.80% 19
East Sussex +8 40 £35,000 +7.69%
Reading +31 37 £35,000 -30.00% 4
Brighton +3 34 £35,000 +7.69%
Hertfordshire +20 32 £40,000 +23.07% 10
Scotland +6 31 £35,000 -6.66% 6
West Yorkshire -22 31 £30,000 +5.26% 3
Cheshire -4 30 £30,000 - 4
Birmingham +20 29 £35,000 - 2
Essex -2 29 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Woking +16 26 £41,250 +37.50% 2
Bristol +9 26 £30,000 -6.25% 1
Buckinghamshire -13 26 £35,000 +5.26% 1
Milton Keynes +14 24 £37,500 +7.14%
Kent 0 24 £42,500 +41.66% 2

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3575 (96.39%) HTML
2 3533 (95.25%) CSS
3 3457 (93.21%) JavaScript
4 2507 (67.59%) HTML5
5 2499 (67.38%) jQuery
6 2111 (56.92%) CSS3
7 978 (26.37%) PHP
8 863 (23.27%) Backbone.js
9 687 (18.52%) Responsive Web Design
10 672 (18.12%) Ajax
11 647 (17.44%) .NET
12 626 (16.88%) Photoshop
13 621 (16.74%) MVC
14 618 (16.66%) AngularJS
15 552 (14.88%) OO
16 547 (14.75%) Web Development
17 525 (14.15%) Agile Software Development
18 524 (14.13%) Sass
19 495 (13.35%) E-Commerce
20 460 (12.40%) Java
21 456 (12.29%) Git (software)
22 437 (11.78%) CMS
23 434 (11.70%) TDD
24 431 (11.62%) Node.js
25 427 (11.51%) Marketing
26 420 (11.32%) XHTML
27 392 (10.57%) XML
28 391 (10.54%) LESS
29 367 (9.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
30 366 (9.87%) Degree

Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 437 (11.78%) CMS
2 431 (11.62%) Node.js
3 315 (8.49%) WordPress
4 131 (3.53%) Drupal
5 70 (1.89%) Umbraco
6 69 (1.86%) Apache
7 60 (1.62%) SharePoint
8 30 (0.81%) Joomla!
9 21 (0.57%) Tomcat
10 18 (0.49%) Apache Solr
11 17 (0.46%) Sitefinity
12 15 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
13 14 (0.38%) DNN
14 11 (0.30%) nginx
14 11 (0.30%) Confluence
15 10 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
15 10 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
16 9 (0.24%) MS Project Server
16 9 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
16 9 (0.24%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 626 (16.88%) Photoshop
2 220 (5.93%) Adobe Illustrator
3 100 (2.70%) Fireworks
4 37 (1.00%) MS Excel
5 33 (0.89%) InDesign
6 23 (0.62%) Acrobat
7 22 (0.59%) ImageReady
8 17 (0.46%) GIMP
9 15 (0.40%) MS Office
10 9 (0.24%) MS Visio
10 9 (0.24%) MS Project
11 1 (0.027%) MS PowerPoint
11 1 (0.027%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.027%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 107 (2.88%) Magento
2 37 (1.00%) Google Analytics
3 35 (0.94%) WebTrends
4 17 (0.46%) Oracle CRM
5 16 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
6 7 (0.19%) Shopify
7 4 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
8 3 (0.081%) Sophis RISQUE
8 3 (0.081%) CubeCart
9 2 (0.054%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 102 (2.75%) SaaS
2 37 (1.00%) Office 365
3 25 (0.67%) GitHub
4 20 (0.54%) Heroku
5 13 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.19%) MailChimp
8 5 (0.13%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.13%) Google Apps
9 4 (0.11%) Route 53
9 4 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
10 1 (0.027%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.027%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 76 (2.05%) Internet
2 49 (1.32%) HTTP
3 21 (0.57%) Intranet
4 10 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (0.13%) Broadband
6 4 (0.11%) SMS
6 4 (0.11%) FTP
6 4 (0.11%) SSL
6 4 (0.11%) Extranet
7 3 (0.081%) AMQP
8 2 (0.054%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.054%) SSH
9 1 (0.027%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.027%) Firewall
9 1 (0.027%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 289 (7.79%) MySQL
2 106 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 46 (1.24%) NoSQL
4 34 (0.92%) MongoDB
5 31 (0.84%) Relational Database
6 30 (0.81%) Big Data
7 25 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
8 20 (0.54%) Redis
9 17 (0.46%) SQL Server 2008
10 14 (0.38%) Hadoop
11 11 (0.30%) RDBMS
12 10 (0.27%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (0.22%) Data Mining
14 7 (0.19%) Apache Hive
15 6 (0.16%) SQLite
16 5 (0.13%) SQL Server 2005
16 5 (0.13%) Riak
17 3 (0.081%) DB2
18 2 (0.054%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 2 (0.054%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 456 (12.29%) Git (software)
2 265 (7.14%) Subversion
3 157 (4.23%) Jasmine
4 138 (3.72%) Grunt
5 132 (3.56%) Visual Studio
6 109 (2.94%) Selenium
7 99 (2.67%) Dreamweaver
8 68 (1.83%) QUnit
9 59 (1.59%) Mocha
10 54 (1.46%) PhoneGap
11 48 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
12 43 (1.16%) Karma Test Runner
13 35 (0.94%) JSUnit
14 33 (0.89%) Ant
15 32 (0.86%) Maven
15 32 (0.86%) SoapUI
16 29 (0.78%) Eclipse
17 26 (0.70%) Jenkins
17 26 (0.70%) Mercurial
18 21 (0.57%) PhantomJS
General
1 427 (11.51%) Marketing
2 280 (7.55%) Finance
3 156 (4.21%) Retail
4 134 (3.61%) Advertising
5 107 (2.88%) Games
6 54 (1.46%) Publishing
7 49 (1.32%) Telecoms
8 35 (0.94%) Multimedia
8 35 (0.94%) Banking
9 27 (0.73%) Automotive
10 21 (0.57%) Legal
11 11 (0.30%) Law
11 11 (0.30%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (0.24%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.13%) German Language
15 3 (0.081%) Investment Banking
16 2 (0.054%) iGaming
16 2 (0.054%) Front Office
16 2 (0.054%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3575 (96.39%) HTML
2 3533 (95.25%) CSS
3 2507 (67.59%) HTML5
4 2499 (67.38%) jQuery
5 2111 (56.92%) CSS3
6 863 (23.27%) Backbone.js
7 672 (18.12%) Ajax
8 647 (17.44%) .NET
9 618 (16.66%) AngularJS
10 524 (14.13%) Sass
11 420 (11.32%) XHTML
12 392 (10.57%) XML
13 391 (10.54%) LESS
14 367 (9.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 308 (8.30%) JSON
16 301 (8.12%) ASP.NET
17 266 (7.17%) KnockoutJS
18 223 (6.01%) Ember.js
19 188 (5.07%) Web Services
20 130 (3.50%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 289 (7.79%) Mobile App
2 156 (4.21%) Computer Science
3 151 (4.07%) Open Source
4 142 (3.83%) W3C
5 130 (3.50%) Social Media
6 70 (1.89%) iPad
7 53 (1.43%) iPhone
8 51 (1.38%) Graphic Design
9 48 (1.29%) Digital Media
10 43 (1.16%) Mathematics
11 42 (1.13%) Visualisation
12 39 (1.05%) GIS
13 36 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
14 27 (0.73%) Blog
15 25 (0.67%) Semantic Web
16 23 (0.62%) Smartphone
16 23 (0.62%) Social Network
17 20 (0.54%) Inversion of Control
18 19 (0.51%) Animation
18 19 (0.51%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 171 (4.61%) Apple iOS
2 163 (4.39%) Linux
3 162 (4.37%) Android
4 101 (2.72%) UNIX
5 56 (1.51%) Windows
6 19 (0.51%) Mac OS X
7 7 (0.19%) Windows Phone
8 5 (0.13%) CentOS
8 5 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.11%) Windows Phone 8
9 4 (0.11%) Solaris
10 3 (0.081%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.054%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.027%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.027%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.027%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.027%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.027%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.027%) Debian
12 1 (0.027%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 687 (18.52%) Responsive Web Design
2 621 (16.74%) MVC
3 552 (14.88%) OO
4 547 (14.75%) Web Development
5 525 (14.15%) Agile Software Development
6 495 (13.35%) E-Commerce
7 434 (11.70%) TDD
8 331 (8.92%) Scrum
9 287 (7.74%) Web Design
10 256 (6.90%) SEO
11 221 (5.96%) OOP
12 190 (5.12%) Content Management
13 171 (4.61%) BDD
14 165 (4.45%) Unit Testing
15 143 (3.86%) Mobile Application Development
16 133 (3.59%) Software Engineering
17 131 (3.53%) Analytics
18 123 (3.32%) Continuous Integration
19 90 (2.43%) Web Application Development
20 75 (2.02%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3457 (93.21%) JavaScript
2 978 (26.37%) PHP
3 460 (12.40%) Java
4 318 (8.57%) C#
5 251 (6.77%) SQL
6 231 (6.23%) Python
7 180 (4.85%) Ruby
8 105 (2.83%) ActionScript
9 57 (1.54%) ActionScript 3.0
10 32 (0.86%) VB.NET
10 32 (0.86%) C++
11 30 (0.81%) XAML
12 28 (0.75%) Objective-C
13 27 (0.73%) PHP5
13 27 (0.73%) Perl
14 26 (0.70%) T-SQL
15 25 (0.67%) CoffeeScript
16 18 (0.49%) VBScript
17 16 (0.43%) ActionScript 2.0
18 14 (0.38%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 366 (9.87%) Degree
2 10 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (0.19%) MCTS
3 7 (0.19%) PhD
4 6 (0.16%) MCSE
5 5 (0.13%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.081%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.081%) MCITP
7 1 (0.027%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (1.67%) QA
2 19 (0.51%) WCAG
3 15 (0.40%) ISO 9001
4 14 (0.38%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (0.11%) Active Directory
1 4 (0.11%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (0.16%) Puppet
1 6 (0.16%) Vagrant
2 3 (0.081%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.027%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 365 (9.84%) Adobe
2 156 (4.21%) Twitter
3 144 (3.88%) Google
4 133 (3.59%) Facebook
5 116 (3.13%) Microsoft
6 91 (2.45%) Zend
7 57 (1.54%) Oracle
8 48 (1.29%) Sencha
9 36 (0.97%) SAP
10 33 (0.89%) JD Edwards
11 24 (0.65%) Sitecore
12 19 (0.51%) EPiServer
13 14 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
14 13 (0.35%) Dell
15 12 (0.32%) JBoss
15 12 (0.32%) Apple
16 10 (0.27%) hybris
16 10 (0.27%) IBM
17 9 (0.24%) FatWire
18 7 (0.19%) ATG
South West London
TRG
Salary: £36000 - £40000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Great Training + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: upto £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Parity Resources
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Negotiable dependent upon experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum - Pension, Health Care, Dental Care
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
networx
Salary: Shares
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago