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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 190 185 225
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 1787 1618 1435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.53% 1.49% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.62% 1.58% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1514 1451 1307
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110395 102332 111722
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 90051 84654 95699
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -5 1711 £40,000 +6.66% 269
London -26 830 £45,000 - 132
South East +47 352 £35,000 - 57
City of London +5 187 £45,000 - 38
North West +2 148 £32,500 +4.00% 24
East of England 0 137 £40,500 +24.61% 15
Manchester +16 95 £32,250 +7.50% 10
South West +45 91 £34,500 +25.45% 12
Hampshire +18 75 £30,000 - 11
Berkshire +21 70 £41,250 +11.48% 14
East Midlands +15 64 £31,000 +3.33% 6
Hertfordshire +6 56 £41,250 +17.85% 4
Oxfordshire +38 55 £33,750 +3.84% 4
Yorkshire -5 52 £30,000 - 13
Surrey -3 51 £45,000 +7.78% 7
Cheshire +2 45 £32,500 +4.00% 11
Brighton +2 39 £33,750 -17.68% 6
East Sussex -1 39 £33,750 -17.68% 6
West Midlands -23 37 £31,500 -3.07% 4
Scotland +24 36 £37,500 +25.00% 7
Reading +23 34 £37,500 +15.38% 7
West Yorkshire -17 33 £30,000 - 7
Cambridgeshire -1 29 £60,000 +66.66% 8
Nottinghamshire -2 28 £25,000 -9.09% 2
Dorset +6 27 £37,500 +38.88% 1
Nottingham -1 27 £25,000 -6.54% 2
Oxford +17 26 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Buckinghamshire -12 26 £37,500 +13.63% 7
Bristol +20 24 £32,500 +18.18% 5
Bedfordshire +12 24 £45,000 - 3

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3623 (96.41%) HTML
2 3601 (95.82%) CSS
3 3532 (93.99%) JavaScript
4 2526 (67.22%) HTML5
5 2395 (63.73%) jQuery
6 2133 (56.76%) CSS3
7 842 (22.41%) Backbone.js
8 837 (22.27%) PHP
9 834 (22.19%) AngularJS
10 766 (20.38%) Responsive Web Design
11 713 (18.97%) MVC
12 688 (18.31%) Ajax
13 645 (17.16%) Sass
14 642 (17.08%) .NET
15 605 (16.10%) OO
16 604 (16.07%) Git (software)
17 595 (15.83%) Photoshop
18 532 (14.16%) E-Commerce
19 522 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
20 506 (13.46%) Web Development
21 466 (12.40%) Node.js
22 464 (12.35%) Marketing
23 455 (12.11%) Java
24 449 (11.95%) CMS
25 441 (11.73%) TDD
26 419 (11.15%) XHTML
27 417 (11.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
28 412 (10.96%) XML
29 405 (10.78%) LESS
30 382 (10.16%) Degree

Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 466 (12.40%) Node.js
2 449 (11.95%) CMS
3 316 (8.41%) WordPress
4 156 (4.15%) Drupal
5 80 (2.13%) Apache
6 74 (1.97%) Umbraco
7 68 (1.81%) SharePoint
8 35 (0.93%) Joomla!
9 34 (0.90%) Tomcat
10 22 (0.59%) nginx
11 20 (0.53%) Confluence
12 14 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
12 14 (0.37%) IIS
13 13 (0.35%) WebSphere
14 11 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
15 10 (0.27%) MS Project Server
15 10 (0.27%) SAS
15 10 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
16 9 (0.24%) SilverStripe
16 9 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 595 (15.83%) Photoshop
2 221 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
3 93 (2.47%) Fireworks
4 50 (1.33%) MS Excel
5 38 (1.01%) InDesign
6 19 (0.51%) MS Office
7 16 (0.43%) Acrobat
7 16 (0.43%) ImageReady
8 12 (0.32%) MS Visio
9 10 (0.27%) MS Project
10 5 (0.13%) GIMP
11 4 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
11 4 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.027%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 115 (3.06%) Magento
2 54 (1.44%) Google Analytics
3 42 (1.12%) WebTrends
4 17 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
5 16 (0.43%) Oracle CRM
6 9 (0.24%) osCommerce
7 6 (0.16%) Shopify
8 5 (0.13%) Sage 200
8 5 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.053%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.027%) Front Arena
10 1 (0.027%) Dynamics CRM
10 1 (0.027%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 81 (2.16%) SaaS
2 34 (0.90%) Office 365
3 27 (0.72%) GitHub
4 14 (0.37%) Heroku
5 6 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.13%) Google Apps
7 4 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.11%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (0.080%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.080%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.080%) MailChimp
9 2 (0.053%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.027%) Force.com
10 1 (0.027%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 106 (2.82%) Internet
2 99 (2.63%) HTTP
3 22 (0.59%) Intranet
4 16 (0.43%) SSL
5 11 (0.29%) Extranet
6 7 (0.19%) SSH
7 6 (0.16%) AMQP
7 6 (0.16%) SMS
8 5 (0.13%) Broadband
8 5 (0.13%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.13%) DNS
8 5 (0.13%) DAB
9 4 (0.11%) Wireless
9 4 (0.11%) FTP
10 3 (0.080%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.053%) Network Security
11 2 (0.053%) RTSP
11 2 (0.053%) RTP
11 2 (0.053%) VPN
11 2 (0.053%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 286 (7.61%) MySQL
2 107 (2.85%) SQL Server
3 63 (1.68%) Relational Database
4 46 (1.22%) NoSQL
5 40 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
6 39 (1.04%) MongoDB
7 20 (0.53%) RDBMS
8 19 (0.51%) Big Data
9 13 (0.35%) Redis
10 11 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
13 6 (0.16%) Hadoop
13 6 (0.16%) SQLite
13 6 (0.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (0.16%) DB2
13 6 (0.16%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (0.11%) RavenDB
14 4 (0.11%) CouchDB
15 3 (0.080%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 604 (16.07%) Git (software)
2 323 (8.59%) Subversion
3 215 (5.72%) Grunt
4 182 (4.84%) Jasmine
5 119 (3.17%) Visual Studio
6 86 (2.29%) Dreamweaver
7 80 (2.13%) Mocha
8 68 (1.81%) QUnit
9 58 (1.54%) PhoneGap
10 56 (1.49%) JIRA
11 55 (1.46%) Jenkins
12 52 (1.38%) Selenium
13 51 (1.36%) Mercurial
14 44 (1.17%) JSUnit
15 40 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
16 32 (0.85%) Cucumber
17 31 (0.82%) Ant
18 28 (0.75%) Eclipse
19 24 (0.64%) Bower
20 23 (0.61%) PhantomJS
General
1 464 (12.35%) Marketing
2 280 (7.45%) Finance
3 219 (5.83%) Advertising
4 148 (3.94%) Retail
5 104 (2.77%) Games
6 65 (1.73%) Publishing
7 47 (1.25%) Banking
8 41 (1.09%) Telecoms
9 36 (0.96%) Automotive
10 17 (0.45%) Legal
11 16 (0.43%) Manufacturing
12 14 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (0.29%) Multimedia
14 7 (0.19%) Electronics
14 7 (0.19%) Front Office
15 5 (0.13%) Law
15 5 (0.13%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.11%) Investment Banking
16 4 (0.11%) Back Office
17 3 (0.080%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3623 (96.41%) HTML
2 3601 (95.82%) CSS
3 2526 (67.22%) HTML5
4 2395 (63.73%) jQuery
5 2133 (56.76%) CSS3
6 842 (22.41%) Backbone.js
7 834 (22.19%) AngularJS
8 688 (18.31%) Ajax
9 645 (17.16%) Sass
10 642 (17.08%) .NET
11 419 (11.15%) XHTML
12 417 (11.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 412 (10.96%) XML
14 405 (10.78%) LESS
15 350 (9.31%) ASP.NET
16 331 (8.81%) JSON
17 305 (8.12%) KnockoutJS
18 269 (7.16%) Web Services
19 215 (5.72%) Ember.js
20 178 (4.74%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 269 (7.16%) Mobile App
2 169 (4.50%) Computer Science
3 149 (3.96%) Open Source
4 140 (3.73%) Social Media
5 131 (3.49%) W3C
6 50 (1.33%) Digital Media
7 49 (1.30%) Graphic Design
7 49 (1.30%) Visualisation
8 44 (1.17%) iPad
9 35 (0.93%) Animation
10 34 (0.90%) Social Network
11 32 (0.85%) GIS
12 28 (0.75%) iPhone
13 27 (0.72%) Management Information System
14 25 (0.67%) RIA
15 24 (0.64%) Online Games
16 23 (0.61%) Mathematics
16 23 (0.61%) Blog
17 20 (0.53%) Semantic Web
18 19 (0.51%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 198 (5.27%) Linux
2 185 (4.92%) Android
3 170 (4.52%) Apple iOS
4 74 (1.97%) UNIX
5 71 (1.89%) Windows
6 24 (0.64%) Ubuntu
6 24 (0.64%) Mac OS X
7 12 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (0.32%) CentOS
8 11 (0.29%) Debian
9 6 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
9 6 (0.16%) OpenBSD
9 6 (0.16%) FreeBSD
9 6 (0.16%) AIX
10 5 (0.13%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.080%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.053%) Solaris
12 2 (0.053%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.053%) Windows Phone 7
13 1 (0.027%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 766 (20.38%) Responsive Web Design
2 713 (18.97%) MVC
3 605 (16.10%) OO
4 532 (14.16%) E-Commerce
5 522 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
6 506 (13.46%) Web Development
7 441 (11.73%) TDD
8 332 (8.83%) Scrum
9 331 (8.81%) SEO
10 284 (7.56%) Web Design
11 208 (5.53%) Unit Testing
12 204 (5.43%) OOP
13 197 (5.24%) Content Management
14 183 (4.87%) Software Engineering
15 179 (4.76%) BDD
16 145 (3.86%) Analytics
17 141 (3.75%) Continuous Integration
18 120 (3.19%) Web Accessibility
19 115 (3.06%) Mobile Application Development
20 103 (2.74%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3532 (93.99%) JavaScript
2 837 (22.27%) PHP
3 455 (12.11%) Java
4 337 (8.97%) C#
5 271 (7.21%) SQL
6 179 (4.76%) Python
7 136 (3.62%) Ruby
8 65 (1.73%) ActionScript
9 46 (1.22%) XAML
10 39 (1.04%) C++
11 38 (1.01%) PHP5
12 36 (0.96%) T-SQL
13 31 (0.82%) ActionScript 3.0
14 22 (0.59%) VB.NET
14 22 (0.59%) VBScript
14 22 (0.59%) CoffeeScript
15 21 (0.56%) Scala
16 17 (0.45%) Perl
16 17 (0.45%) Objective-C
17 14 (0.37%) ActionScript 2.0
Qualifications
1 382 (10.16%) Degree
2 11 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (0.13%) MCP
3 5 (0.13%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.11%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.11%) PhD
5 2 (0.053%) MCITP
5 2 (0.053%) MCTS
5 2 (0.053%) MCSE
5 2 (0.053%) HND
6 1 (0.027%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (1.70%) QA
2 36 (0.96%) WCAG
3 19 (0.51%) ISO 9001
4 13 (0.35%) WAI
5 1 (0.027%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.11%) Squid
2 3 (0.080%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (0.40%) Vagrant
2 14 (0.37%) Puppet
3 12 (0.32%) Capistrano
4 4 (0.11%) Plesk
5 2 (0.053%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.027%) YUM
6 1 (0.027%) Nagios
Vendors
1 352 (9.37%) Adobe
2 170 (4.52%) Google
3 146 (3.89%) Microsoft
4 137 (3.65%) Twitter
5 113 (3.01%) Facebook
6 56 (1.49%) Oracle
7 51 (1.36%) Zend
7 51 (1.36%) Sencha
8 38 (1.01%) SAP
9 33 (0.88%) JD Edwards
10 23 (0.61%) Apple
11 21 (0.56%) JBoss
12 20 (0.53%) Sitecore
13 19 (0.51%) hybris
14 13 (0.35%) EPiServer
15 9 (0.24%) IBM
15 9 (0.24%) Open Text
16 8 (0.21%) ATG
17 7 (0.19%) Sun
18 6 (0.16%) Atlassian
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