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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 203 179 236
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +57
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 1690 1740 1345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.48% 1.60% 1.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 1.69% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1441 1546 1262
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.17%

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
107752 102864 107643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.55% 94.57% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88108 85518 91703
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -22 1583 £37,500 - 295
London -44 681 £45,000 +5.88% 111
South East +9 343 £35,000 - 52
City of London +6 148 £47,500 +11.76% 27
South West +42 130 £34,000 +1.49% 22
North West +2 130 £32,500 +8.33% 33
Yorkshire +22 100 £30,000 - 39
Manchester +18 86 £32,500 +8.33% 21
East of England -52 82 £38,000 +16.92% 17
Berkshire -7 78 £35,000 +7.69% 15
Hampshire +5 60 £30,000 - 6
East Midlands +23 55 £32,500 +18.18% 2
West Midlands -4 55 £30,000 +16.50% 12
East Sussex +18 52 £30,000 -14.28% 4
Brighton +9 52 £30,000 -14.28% 4
Surrey -19 50 £40,000 +14.28% 11
Buckinghamshire +10 41 £35,000 +6.06% 8
Scotland -5 38 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Wiltshire +10 36 £34,000 +13.33% 3
Cambridgeshire +2 33 £35,000 +11.11% 5
West Yorkshire -22 33 £26,500 -14.51% 21
Nottinghamshire +12 32 £25,000 -9.09%
Bristol +18 31 £36,250 +3.57% 8
Oxfordshire -8 30 £35,000 -6.66% 6
Swindon +9 27 £34,000 +13.33% 2
Cheshire +5 27 £35,000 +45.83% 8
Reading -9 27 £32,500 - 2
Hertfordshire -54 27 £40,000 +23.07% 6
Edinburgh -4 26 £35,500 +9.23% 1
Leeds -12 26 £25,500 -19.04% 13

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 3386 (95.73%) CSS
2 3379 (95.53%) HTML
3 3309 (93.55%) JavaScript
4 2301 (65.06%) HTML5
5 2231 (63.08%) jQuery
6 1938 (54.79%) CSS3
7 938 (26.52%) User Experience
8 928 (26.24%) Agile Software Development
9 904 (25.56%) AngularJS
10 742 (20.98%) PHP
11 729 (20.61%) Backbone.js
12 722 (20.41%) Responsive Web Design
13 691 (19.54%) Sass
14 690 (19.51%) MVC
15 641 (18.12%) Git (software)
16 630 (17.81%) Photoshop
17 590 (16.68%) OO
18 577 (16.31%) .NET
19 554 (15.66%) Ajax
20 502 (14.19%) Web Development
21 468 (13.23%) Marketing
22 457 (12.92%) E-Commerce
23 443 (12.52%) CMS
24 426 (12.04%) LESS
25 413 (11.68%) Java
26 409 (11.56%) Node.js
27 389 (11.00%) XML
28 371 (10.49%) Subversion
29 365 (10.32%) JSON
30 364 (10.29%) XHTML

Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 443 (12.52%) CMS
2 409 (11.56%) Node.js
3 290 (8.20%) WordPress
4 173 (4.89%) Drupal
5 94 (2.66%) Umbraco
6 59 (1.67%) Apache
7 47 (1.33%) SharePoint
8 43 (1.22%) Joomla!
9 36 (1.02%) Tomcat
10 29 (0.82%) JBoss
11 25 (0.71%) Confluence
12 15 (0.42%) nginx
13 14 (0.40%) SAS
14 13 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
15 12 (0.34%) IIS
16 11 (0.31%) ExpressionEngine
17 10 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
17 10 (0.28%) WebSphere
18 9 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
18 9 (0.25%) concrete5
Applications
1 630 (17.81%) Photoshop
2 237 (6.70%) Adobe Illustrator
3 97 (2.74%) Fireworks
4 87 (2.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 38 (1.07%) InDesign
6 33 (0.93%) MS Excel
7 12 (0.34%) MS Office
8 6 (0.17%) MS Visio
9 4 (0.11%) MS Project
10 3 (0.085%) MS PowerPoint
11 2 (0.057%) GIMP
11 2 (0.057%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.028%) ImageReady
12 1 (0.028%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 113 (3.19%) Magento
2 59 (1.67%) Google Analytics
3 21 (0.59%) WebTrends
4 9 (0.25%) osCommerce
5 7 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (0.14%) Sage 200
7 4 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.057%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.057%) Summit
8 2 (0.057%) Oracle BPM
9 1 (0.028%) Tridion
9 1 (0.028%) Front Arena
9 1 (0.028%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.028%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 68 (1.92%) SaaS
2 46 (1.30%) GitHub
3 19 (0.54%) Office 365
4 12 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (0.20%) Heroku
6 7 (0.20%) MailChimp
7 6 (0.17%) Google App Engine
7 6 (0.17%) PaaS
8 4 (0.11%) Trello
9 2 (0.057%) Basecamp
9 2 (0.057%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.057%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.028%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.028%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 143 (4.04%) Internet
2 114 (3.22%) HTTP
3 19 (0.54%) Broadband
4 15 (0.42%) Intranet
5 14 (0.40%) SSL
5 14 (0.40%) SSH
6 12 (0.34%) FTP
7 11 (0.31%) TCP/IP
8 10 (0.28%) SMTP
9 9 (0.25%) Extranet
10 8 (0.23%) SNMP
10 8 (0.23%) Wireless
11 6 (0.17%) DNS
12 5 (0.14%) HTTPS
13 4 (0.11%) DAB
14 3 (0.085%) AMQP
15 2 (0.057%) RTSP
15 2 (0.057%) Network Security
15 2 (0.057%) VPN
15 2 (0.057%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 268 (7.58%) MySQL
2 118 (3.34%) SQL Server
3 62 (1.75%) Relational Database
4 53 (1.50%) NoSQL
5 49 (1.39%) MongoDB
6 26 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
7 24 (0.68%) RDBMS
7 24 (0.68%) Big Data
8 19 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
9 14 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (0.25%) DB2
12 8 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 6 (0.17%) Hadoop
13 6 (0.17%) Redis
13 6 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (0.14%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (0.14%) SQLite
15 4 (0.11%) Triplestore
16 3 (0.085%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 641 (18.12%) Git (software)
2 371 (10.49%) Subversion
3 197 (5.57%) Grunt
4 166 (4.69%) Jasmine
5 98 (2.77%) Visual Studio
6 70 (1.98%) Jenkins
7 68 (1.92%) Mercurial
8 65 (1.84%) JIRA
9 62 (1.75%) Mocha
10 58 (1.64%) Dreamweaver
11 47 (1.33%) QUnit
12 38 (1.07%) Selenium
12 38 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
13 35 (0.99%) Cucumber
14 34 (0.96%) Axure RP
14 34 (0.96%) Bower
15 28 (0.79%) TortoiseSVN
16 27 (0.76%) Ant
17 26 (0.74%) Eclipse
17 26 (0.74%) JSUnit
General
1 468 (13.23%) Marketing
2 284 (8.03%) Finance
3 197 (5.57%) Advertising
4 125 (3.53%) Games
5 123 (3.48%) Retail
6 64 (1.81%) Publishing
7 53 (1.50%) Banking
8 51 (1.44%) Telecoms
9 31 (0.88%) Automotive
10 17 (0.48%) Legal
11 15 (0.42%) Manufacturing
12 14 (0.40%) Back Office
13 12 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (0.28%) Multimedia
15 7 (0.20%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.20%) Front Office
16 6 (0.17%) Electronics
17 5 (0.14%) Swedish Language
18 4 (0.11%) Investment Banking
18 4 (0.11%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3386 (95.73%) CSS
2 3379 (95.53%) HTML
3 2301 (65.06%) HTML5
4 2231 (63.08%) jQuery
5 1938 (54.79%) CSS3
6 904 (25.56%) AngularJS
7 729 (20.61%) Backbone.js
8 691 (19.54%) Sass
9 577 (16.31%) .NET
10 554 (15.66%) Ajax
11 426 (12.04%) LESS
12 389 (11.00%) XML
13 365 (10.32%) JSON
14 364 (10.29%) XHTML
15 352 (9.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 342 (9.67%) ASP.NET
17 271 (7.66%) KnockoutJS
18 237 (6.70%) Web Services
19 191 (5.40%) Ember.js
20 143 (4.04%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 938 (26.52%) User Experience
2 235 (6.64%) Mobile App
3 144 (4.07%) Open Source
4 141 (3.99%) Computer Science
5 118 (3.34%) W3C
6 91 (2.57%) Social Media
7 59 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
8 56 (1.58%) Graphic Design
9 40 (1.13%) Visualisation
10 37 (1.05%) RIA
11 36 (1.02%) Animation
12 32 (0.90%) Digital Media
13 31 (0.88%) Social Network
14 29 (0.82%) iPad
15 25 (0.71%) Online Games
16 23 (0.65%) iPhone
16 23 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
17 20 (0.57%) Management Information System
18 18 (0.51%) Blog
18 18 (0.51%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 204 (5.77%) Linux
2 175 (4.95%) Android
3 173 (4.89%) Apple iOS
4 102 (2.88%) Windows
5 47 (1.33%) UNIX
6 41 (1.16%) Ubuntu
7 15 (0.42%) Debian
8 13 (0.37%) Mac OS X
9 12 (0.34%) Windows Phone
10 10 (0.28%) OpenBSD
10 10 (0.28%) AIX
10 10 (0.28%) FreeBSD
10 10 (0.28%) CentOS
11 7 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
13 4 (0.11%) Windows Phone 7
14 3 (0.085%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.085%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.028%) webOS
15 1 (0.028%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 928 (26.24%) Agile Software Development
2 722 (20.41%) Responsive Web Design
3 690 (19.51%) MVC
4 590 (16.68%) OO
5 502 (14.19%) Web Development
6 457 (12.92%) E-Commerce
7 356 (10.07%) TDD
8 333 (9.41%) Scrum
9 309 (8.74%) Web Design
10 284 (8.03%) SEO
11 187 (5.29%) Unit Testing
12 184 (5.20%) OOP
13 177 (5.00%) Software Engineering
14 153 (4.33%) Web Accessibility
15 149 (4.21%) Mentoring
16 147 (4.16%) Content Management
17 136 (3.85%) BDD
18 123 (3.48%) Analytics
19 113 (3.19%) Digital Marketing
20 101 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3309 (93.55%) JavaScript
2 742 (20.98%) PHP
3 413 (11.68%) Java
4 351 (9.92%) C#
5 206 (5.82%) SQL
6 148 (4.18%) Python
7 128 (3.62%) Ruby
8 69 (1.95%) PHP5
9 57 (1.61%) C++
10 55 (1.55%) ActionScript
11 37 (1.05%) Objective-C
12 31 (0.88%) ActionScript 3.0
13 30 (0.85%) VB.NET
14 25 (0.71%) Perl
14 25 (0.71%) XAML
15 22 (0.62%) T-SQL
16 20 (0.57%) C
16 20 (0.57%) ActionScript 2.0
17 16 (0.45%) Scala
17 16 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 304 (8.59%) Degree
2 10 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (0.14%) MCP
4 2 (0.057%) MCSD
4 2 (0.057%) HND
4 2 (0.057%) MCSE
4 2 (0.057%) PhD
4 2 (0.057%) MBA
4 2 (0.057%) MCTS
4 2 (0.057%) MCITP
5 1 (0.028%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.028%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.028%) OCP
5 1 (0.028%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.028%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.028%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (2.49%) QA
2 33 (0.93%) WCAG
3 20 (0.57%) WAI
4 19 (0.54%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.11%) SLA
6 2 (0.057%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.028%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (0.17%) Varnish
2 3 (0.085%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (0.37%) Puppet
2 11 (0.31%) Vagrant
3 8 (0.23%) Capistrano
4 7 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.17%) Plesk
6 3 (0.085%) YUM
7 2 (0.057%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.057%) StatsD
8 1 (0.028%) Ansible
8 1 (0.028%) Nagios
Vendors
1 322 (9.10%) Adobe
2 154 (4.35%) Google
3 129 (3.65%) Twitter
4 111 (3.14%) Microsoft
5 108 (3.05%) Facebook
6 54 (1.53%) Zend
7 45 (1.27%) Sencha
8 32 (0.90%) Oracle
9 31 (0.88%) Apple
10 25 (0.71%) Sitecore
11 24 (0.68%) EPiServer
12 18 (0.51%) hybris
13 10 (0.28%) SAP
14 8 (0.23%) Open Text
15 7 (0.20%) Atlassian
15 7 (0.20%) IBM
15 7 (0.20%) New Relic
16 6 (0.17%) Eloqua
16 6 (0.17%) JD Edwards
17 5 (0.14%) Sage
Slough, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £18000 to £38000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Training & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Saffron Walden, Essex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Godalming, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent training + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £22000 per annum + holiday etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £160 - £175 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Otley, West Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digital Pursuit Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Otley, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The SmartList
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday