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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 186 173 209
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 1770 1957 1509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.64% 1.75% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.74% 1.85% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1472 1635 1372
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%

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
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
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 £27,000 £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 March 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 March 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 -18 1637 £40,000 - 329
London -36 751 £47,500 +5.55% 148
South East -47 275 £35,000 - 54
South West +32 138 £35,000 +7.69% 24
Yorkshire +57 131 £30,000 -11.76% 19
North West +15 120 £35,000 +21.73% 36
City of London -77 114 £45,000 - 29
Manchester +28 101 £35,000 +18.64% 20
East of England -5 86 £35,000 +2.94% 10
Hampshire +2 71 £35,000 +7.69% 7
West Midlands -17 69 £32,500 - 17
West Yorkshire +19 56 £33,750 +12.50% 11
Scotland +30 48 £40,000 +17.64% 20
Bristol +16 47 £35,000 +16.66% 8
East Midlands +10 45 £30,000 -4.00% 15
Berkshire -10 44 £38,500 +2.66% 10
Leeds +22 42 £37,500 +25.00% 9
Surrey -8 39 £32,500 +1.56% 8
North Yorkshire +30 30 £25,000 -41.17% 1
Oxfordshire -41 30 £35,000 -6.66% 11
Southampton +12 29 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Harrogate +17 28 £25,000 -31.03%
Hertfordshire +2 28 £47,500 +18.75% 6
Dorset 0 28 £35,000 -6.66% 7
Nottinghamshire +9 27 £32,000 -5.18% 4
Nottingham +6 27 £32,000 +6.66% 4
Warwickshire +8 25 £37,500 +82.92% 4
Glasgow +19 24 £35,000 +2.94% 9
Cambridgeshire +16 24 £35,000 - 3
Somerset +11 24 £35,000 +11.11% 3

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3417 (94.86%) HTML
2 3384 (93.95%) CSS
3 3364 (93.39%) JavaScript
4 2239 (62.16%) HTML5
5 2110 (58.58%) jQuery
6 1863 (51.72%) CSS3
7 1125 (31.23%) AngularJS
8 1050 (29.15%) Agile Software Development
9 989 (27.46%) User Experience
10 949 (26.35%) PHP
11 835 (23.18%) Sass
12 775 (21.52%) Responsive Web Design
13 734 (20.38%) Git (software)
14 705 (19.57%) MVC
15 658 (18.27%) Backbone.js
16 609 (16.91%) Photoshop
17 579 (16.07%) .NET
18 578 (16.05%) Web Development
19 534 (14.83%) OO
20 531 (14.74%) LESS
21 510 (14.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 506 (14.05%) Marketing
23 488 (13.55%) E-Commerce
24 477 (13.24%) Node.js
25 470 (13.05%) CMS
26 441 (12.24%) Ajax
27 439 (12.19%) TDD
28 390 (10.83%) JSON
29 389 (10.80%) Web Design
30 374 (10.38%) KnockoutJS

Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 477 (13.24%) Node.js
2 470 (13.05%) CMS
3 362 (10.05%) WordPress
4 212 (5.89%) Drupal
5 83 (2.30%) Umbraco
6 59 (1.64%) Joomla!
7 47 (1.30%) SharePoint
8 46 (1.28%) concrete5
9 43 (1.19%) ExpressionEngine
10 29 (0.81%) Apache
11 24 (0.67%) nginx
12 19 (0.53%) IIS
13 15 (0.42%) Tomcat
14 14 (0.39%) Apache Solr
15 13 (0.36%) TeamSite
16 10 (0.28%) JBoss
16 10 (0.28%) Facebook Platform
17 9 (0.25%) Confluence
18 8 (0.22%) Sitefinity
19 7 (0.19%) WebLogic
Applications
1 609 (16.91%) Photoshop
2 206 (5.72%) Adobe Illustrator
3 73 (2.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 54 (1.50%) Fireworks
5 36 (1.00%) MS Excel
6 33 (0.92%) InDesign
7 9 (0.25%) GIMP
8 6 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
9 5 (0.14%) MS Office
10 3 (0.083%) Adobe Premiere
10 3 (0.083%) Adobe After Effects
10 3 (0.083%) MS Visio
11 2 (0.056%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.056%) MS Project
11 2 (0.056%) MS PowerPoint
12 1 (0.028%) HipChat
12 1 (0.028%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 208 (5.77%) Magento
2 58 (1.61%) Google Analytics
3 10 (0.28%) SiteCatalyst
4 9 (0.25%) WebTrends
5 8 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.11%) Summit
7 3 (0.083%) Tridion
7 3 (0.083%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.083%) Shopify
8 2 (0.056%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.028%) MoSes
9 1 (0.028%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 65 (1.80%) GitHub
2 56 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (1.33%) SaaS
4 13 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (0.36%) Office 365
5 12 (0.33%) PaaS
6 10 (0.28%) Heroku
7 9 (0.25%) Google App Engine
7 9 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (0.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 6 (0.17%) OpenShift
9 4 (0.11%) MailChimp
9 4 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.056%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.056%) Trello
10 2 (0.056%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.028%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 107 (2.97%) Internet
2 84 (2.33%) HTTP
3 23 (0.64%) Intranet
4 7 (0.19%) AMQP
5 6 (0.17%) Broadband
6 5 (0.14%) SNMP
6 5 (0.14%) TCP/IP
7 4 (0.11%) FTP
7 4 (0.11%) SSH
8 2 (0.056%) NFC
8 2 (0.056%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (0.056%) SMTP
9 1 (0.028%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 346 (9.61%) MySQL
2 115 (3.19%) SQL Server
3 96 (2.67%) MongoDB
4 57 (1.58%) NoSQL
5 55 (1.53%) Relational Database
6 31 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
7 22 (0.61%) Big Data
8 15 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (0.36%) RDBMS
10 9 (0.25%) Redis
11 8 (0.22%) Riak
11 8 (0.22%) SQL Server 2000
11 8 (0.22%) Hadoop
11 8 (0.22%) Spotfire
11 8 (0.22%) QlikView
12 7 (0.19%) DB2
12 7 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (0.17%) Azure SQL Database
13 6 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 734 (20.38%) Git (software)
2 371 (10.30%) Subversion
3 271 (7.52%) Grunt
4 174 (4.83%) Jasmine
5 98 (2.72%) Jenkins
6 72 (2.00%) Selenium
7 71 (1.97%) Mocha
8 61 (1.69%) Visual Studio
9 59 (1.64%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 59 (1.64%) PhantomJS
10 56 (1.55%) JIRA
11 55 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
12 54 (1.50%) Bower
13 50 (1.39%) Maven
14 49 (1.36%) Mercurial
15 45 (1.25%) Karma Test Runner
16 41 (1.14%) Axure RP
17 37 (1.03%) Dreamweaver
18 26 (0.72%) QUnit
19 23 (0.64%) JUnit
General
1 506 (14.05%) Marketing
2 365 (10.13%) Finance
3 205 (5.69%) Retail
4 168 (4.66%) Advertising
5 151 (4.19%) Games
6 71 (1.97%) Banking
7 70 (1.94%) Telecoms
8 41 (1.14%) Publishing
9 36 (1.00%) French Language
10 27 (0.75%) Automotive
10 27 (0.75%) Law
11 18 (0.50%) Investment Banking
12 15 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
13 13 (0.36%) Legal
14 12 (0.33%) Manufacturing
15 11 (0.31%) Multimedia
16 9 (0.25%) Back Office
17 7 (0.19%) Financial Institution
17 7 (0.19%) German Language
18 5 (0.14%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3417 (94.86%) HTML
2 3384 (93.95%) CSS
3 2239 (62.16%) HTML5
4 2110 (58.58%) jQuery
5 1863 (51.72%) CSS3
6 1125 (31.23%) AngularJS
7 835 (23.18%) Sass
8 658 (18.27%) Backbone.js
9 579 (16.07%) .NET
10 531 (14.74%) LESS
11 510 (14.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 441 (12.24%) Ajax
13 390 (10.83%) JSON
14 374 (10.38%) KnockoutJS
15 332 (9.22%) XML
16 247 (6.86%) XHTML
17 246 (6.83%) ASP.NET
18 187 (5.19%) Web Services
19 175 (4.86%) Ember.js
20 152 (4.22%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 989 (27.46%) User Experience
2 296 (8.22%) Mobile App
3 134 (3.72%) Computer Science
4 129 (3.58%) Social Media
5 127 (3.53%) Open Source
5 127 (3.53%) W3C
6 68 (1.89%) Blog
7 63 (1.75%) Graphic Design
8 56 (1.55%) Visualisation
9 53 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
10 44 (1.22%) Digital Media
11 37 (1.03%) iPhone
12 32 (0.89%) Online Games
12 32 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
13 23 (0.64%) Wiki
14 19 (0.53%) BBC
15 18 (0.50%) Animation
15 18 (0.50%) Hedge funds
16 16 (0.44%) Social Network
16 16 (0.44%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 185 (5.14%) Linux
2 150 (4.16%) Android
3 143 (3.97%) Apple iOS
4 58 (1.61%) Windows
5 26 (0.72%) UNIX
6 19 (0.53%) Ubuntu
7 9 (0.25%) Mac OS X
8 7 (0.19%) CentOS
8 7 (0.19%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.083%) Windows Phone 8
10 2 (0.056%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.028%) Tizen
11 1 (0.028%) webOS
11 1 (0.028%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1050 (29.15%) Agile Software Development
2 775 (21.52%) Responsive Web Design
3 705 (19.57%) MVC
4 578 (16.05%) Web Development
5 534 (14.83%) OO
6 488 (13.55%) E-Commerce
7 439 (12.19%) TDD
8 389 (10.80%) Web Design
9 334 (9.27%) Scrum
10 196 (5.44%) SEO
11 187 (5.19%) Unit Testing
12 158 (4.39%) BDD
13 149 (4.14%) OOP
14 144 (4.00%) Web Accessibility
15 139 (3.86%) Digital Marketing
16 129 (3.58%) Continuous Integration
17 121 (3.36%) Analytics
18 110 (3.05%) Mentoring
19 109 (3.03%) Content Management
19 109 (3.03%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3364 (93.39%) JavaScript
2 949 (26.35%) PHP
3 304 (8.44%) C#
4 296 (8.22%) Java
5 203 (5.64%) SQL
6 122 (3.39%) Ruby
7 96 (2.67%) Python
8 64 (1.78%) ActionScript
9 42 (1.17%) ActionScript 3.0
10 37 (1.03%) PHP5
11 32 (0.89%) Objective-C
12 31 (0.86%) VB.NET
13 26 (0.72%) C++
14 22 (0.61%) C
15 18 (0.50%) TypeScript
16 16 (0.44%) CoffeeScript
17 13 (0.36%) VB
18 12 (0.33%) Groovy
18 12 (0.33%) Scala
19 11 (0.31%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 271 (7.52%) Degree
2 17 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (0.17%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.083%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.056%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.028%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.028%) MCTS
6 1 (0.028%) MCITP
6 1 (0.028%) OCP
6 1 (0.028%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.028%) MCSD
6 1 (0.028%) HND
6 1 (0.028%) MCSE
6 1 (0.028%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.028%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (3.19%) QA
2 28 (0.78%) WAI
3 16 (0.44%) WCAG
4 9 (0.25%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.11%) SLA
6 1 (0.028%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.028%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 13 (0.36%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 14 (0.39%) Puppet
2 12 (0.33%) Vagrant
3 9 (0.25%) Graphite
4 7 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.056%) cPanel
6 1 (0.028%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.028%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.028%) StatsD
6 1 (0.028%) Ansible
Vendors
1 274 (7.61%) Adobe
2 190 (5.27%) Google
2 190 (5.27%) Facebook
3 177 (4.91%) Twitter
4 114 (3.16%) Microsoft
5 82 (2.28%) Zend
6 39 (1.08%) Sencha
7 38 (1.05%) Apple
8 25 (0.69%) hybris
9 22 (0.61%) EPiServer
10 20 (0.56%) Oracle
11 15 (0.42%) Sony
12 14 (0.39%) Yahoo!
13 13 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
14 12 (0.33%) Sitecore
15 11 (0.31%) Appcelerator
16 8 (0.22%) Tableau
17 6 (0.17%) Eloqua
17 6 (0.17%) Perforce
17 6 (0.17%) Telerik
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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