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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 211 176 225
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +49
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 1593 1685 1451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.37% 1.56% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 1.66% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1361 1504 1344
Average salary £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +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
109613 101511 111389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88645 84193 95104
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
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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 -33 1511 £40,000 +5.26% 310
London -63 697 £45,000 +5.88% 146
South East +32 326 £35,000 - 46
City of London -7 154 £47,500 +5.55% 47
North West 0 141 £32,500 +8.33% 29
East of England -16 114 £40,000 +14.28% 11
Manchester -5 90 £32,500 +8.33% 18
South West +23 88 £35,000 +20.68% 22
Hampshire +4 70 £30,000 - 8
Berkshire +1 64 £40,000 +23.07% 8
Yorkshire -13 53 £27,000 -10.00% 25
Brighton +22 52 £30,000 -15.49% 3
East Sussex +18 52 £30,000 -15.49% 4
East Midlands +8 51 £31,000 +15.88% 8
Hertfordshire -3 47 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Cheshire +11 45 £32,500 +8.33% 4
Oxfordshire +21 42 £30,000 -20.00% 5
Scotland +10 40 £37,500 +30.43% 9
Surrey -9 40 £45,000 +12.50% 8
West Midlands -19 31 £31,500 -1.56% 13
Cambridgeshire -25 29 £36,750 +5.00% 4
Reading +5 28 £32,500 - 4
Nottinghamshire +10 27 £25,000 -1.96% 3
Buckinghamshire -13 27 £36,000 +2.85% 8
Fareham +14 25 £30,000 - 2
Bedfordshire +11 24 £46,250 -2.63%
Macclesfield +18 23 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Maidenhead +12 22 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Dorset +8 22 £37,500 +36.36%
Nottingham +3 21 £25,000 -3.84% 1

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 3415 (96.03%) HTML
2 3404 (95.73%) CSS
3 3340 (93.93%) JavaScript
4 2383 (67.01%) HTML5
5 2216 (62.32%) jQuery
6 2003 (56.33%) CSS3
7 837 (23.54%) AngularJS
8 786 (22.10%) Backbone.js
9 764 (21.48%) PHP
10 723 (20.33%) Responsive Web Design
11 703 (19.77%) MVC
12 652 (18.34%) Sass
13 620 (17.44%) Ajax
14 601 (16.90%) Git (software)
15 586 (16.48%) .NET
15 586 (16.48%) OO
16 583 (16.39%) Photoshop
17 500 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
18 499 (14.03%) E-Commerce
19 498 (14.00%) Web Development
20 449 (12.63%) Node.js
21 439 (12.35%) Java
22 436 (12.26%) Marketing
23 418 (11.75%) XHTML
24 400 (11.25%) CMS
25 395 (11.11%) XML
26 394 (11.08%) TDD
27 393 (11.05%) LESS
28 373 (10.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
29 353 (9.93%) Degree

Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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
1 449 (12.63%) Node.js
2 400 (11.25%) CMS
3 287 (8.07%) WordPress
4 150 (4.22%) Drupal
5 72 (2.02%) Umbraco
6 71 (2.00%) Apache
7 58 (1.63%) SharePoint
8 36 (1.01%) Tomcat
8 36 (1.01%) Joomla!
9 19 (0.53%) Confluence
10 18 (0.51%) nginx
11 14 (0.39%) IIS
12 12 (0.34%) SAS
12 12 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
13 11 (0.31%) WebSphere
14 10 (0.28%) MS Project Server
14 10 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
15 9 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
15 9 (0.25%) TeamSite
16 8 (0.22%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 583 (16.39%) Photoshop
2 216 (6.07%) Adobe Illustrator
3 91 (2.56%) Fireworks
4 49 (1.38%) MS Excel
5 41 (1.15%) InDesign
6 18 (0.51%) MS Office
7 12 (0.34%) MS Visio
8 11 (0.31%) ImageReady
8 11 (0.31%) Acrobat
9 10 (0.28%) MS Project
10 4 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
11 3 (0.084%) MS PowerPoint
11 3 (0.084%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 100 (2.81%) Magento
2 51 (1.43%) Google Analytics
3 39 (1.10%) WebTrends
4 10 (0.28%) Oracle CRM
4 10 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (0.25%) osCommerce
6 5 (0.14%) Sage 200
6 5 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.056%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.028%) Shopify
8 1 (0.028%) AWD
8 1 (0.028%) Summit
8 1 (0.028%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 67 (1.88%) SaaS
2 39 (1.10%) GitHub
3 28 (0.79%) Office 365
4 11 (0.31%) Heroku
5 5 (0.14%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.14%) MailChimp
6 4 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.084%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.056%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.056%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.056%) Google Apps
8 2 (0.056%) Trello
9 1 (0.028%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 116 (3.26%) Internet
2 104 (2.92%) HTTP
3 15 (0.42%) SSL
4 14 (0.39%) Intranet
5 10 (0.28%) SSH
6 9 (0.25%) Extranet
6 9 (0.25%) TCP/IP
7 8 (0.22%) FTP
7 8 (0.22%) Broadband
7 8 (0.22%) Wireless
8 6 (0.17%) SNMP
8 6 (0.17%) DNS
9 5 (0.14%) SMTP
9 5 (0.14%) DAB
10 3 (0.084%) AMQP
10 3 (0.084%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.056%) VPN
11 2 (0.056%) RTP
11 2 (0.056%) SMS
11 2 (0.056%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 266 (7.48%) MySQL
2 93 (2.62%) SQL Server
3 60 (1.69%) Relational Database
4 52 (1.46%) NoSQL
5 41 (1.15%) MongoDB
6 36 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
7 24 (0.67%) Big Data
8 20 (0.56%) RDBMS
9 13 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
10 12 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (0.17%) DB2
12 6 (0.17%) Hadoop
13 5 (0.14%) Redis
14 4 (0.11%) CouchDB
14 4 (0.11%) Apache Hive
14 4 (0.11%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (0.11%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 601 (16.90%) Git (software)
2 333 (9.36%) Subversion
3 210 (5.91%) Grunt
4 171 (4.81%) Jasmine
5 104 (2.92%) Visual Studio
6 78 (2.19%) Dreamweaver
7 75 (2.11%) Mocha
8 62 (1.74%) Mercurial
9 60 (1.69%) QUnit
10 58 (1.63%) JIRA
11 56 (1.57%) Jenkins
12 40 (1.12%) JSUnit
13 36 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
14 34 (0.96%) Selenium
15 33 (0.93%) Cucumber
16 29 (0.82%) Eclipse
17 27 (0.76%) Ant
18 26 (0.73%) Bower
19 24 (0.67%) Karma Test Runner
20 20 (0.56%) PhantomJS
General
1 436 (12.26%) Marketing
2 259 (7.28%) Finance
3 195 (5.48%) Advertising
4 137 (3.85%) Retail
5 120 (3.37%) Games
6 58 (1.63%) Publishing
7 41 (1.15%) Banking
8 40 (1.12%) Telecoms
9 31 (0.87%) Automotive
10 16 (0.45%) Legal
10 16 (0.45%) Manufacturing
11 13 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
12 10 (0.28%) Multimedia
13 7 (0.20%) Front Office
13 7 (0.20%) Electronics
14 5 (0.14%) Law
14 5 (0.14%) Swedish Language
15 4 (0.11%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.11%) Back Office
16 3 (0.084%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3415 (96.03%) HTML
2 3404 (95.73%) CSS
3 2383 (67.01%) HTML5
4 2216 (62.32%) jQuery
5 2003 (56.33%) CSS3
6 837 (23.54%) AngularJS
7 786 (22.10%) Backbone.js
8 652 (18.34%) Sass
9 620 (17.44%) Ajax
10 586 (16.48%) .NET
11 418 (11.75%) XHTML
12 395 (11.11%) XML
13 393 (11.05%) LESS
14 373 (10.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 336 (9.45%) ASP.NET
16 315 (8.86%) JSON
17 284 (7.99%) KnockoutJS
18 236 (6.64%) Web Services
19 200 (5.62%) Ember.js
20 165 (4.64%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 223 (6.27%) Mobile App
2 155 (4.36%) Open Source
3 151 (4.25%) Computer Science
4 129 (3.63%) Social Media
5 124 (3.49%) W3C
6 49 (1.38%) Graphic Design
7 47 (1.32%) Visualisation
8 43 (1.21%) Digital Media
9 39 (1.10%) iPad
9 39 (1.10%) Animation
10 32 (0.90%) RIA
11 31 (0.87%) Social Network
12 28 (0.79%) iPhone
13 26 (0.73%) Blog
13 26 (0.73%) Management Information System
14 25 (0.70%) Online Games
15 20 (0.56%) GIS
16 17 (0.48%) Semantic Web
17 15 (0.42%) BBC
17 15 (0.42%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 199 (5.60%) Linux
2 180 (5.06%) Android
3 162 (4.56%) Apple iOS
4 87 (2.45%) Windows
5 54 (1.52%) UNIX
6 32 (0.90%) Ubuntu
7 24 (0.67%) Mac OS X
8 15 (0.42%) Debian
9 10 (0.28%) OpenBSD
9 10 (0.28%) AIX
9 10 (0.28%) FreeBSD
10 9 (0.25%) CentOS
10 9 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.17%) Windows Phone
12 5 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
13 4 (0.11%) Windows Phone 7
14 3 (0.084%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.084%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.028%) webOS
15 1 (0.028%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 723 (20.33%) Responsive Web Design
2 703 (19.77%) MVC
3 586 (16.48%) OO
4 500 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
5 499 (14.03%) E-Commerce
6 498 (14.00%) Web Development
7 394 (11.08%) TDD
8 337 (9.48%) Scrum
9 311 (8.75%) SEO
10 273 (7.68%) Web Design
11 203 (5.71%) Unit Testing
12 197 (5.54%) OOP
13 177 (4.98%) Software Engineering
14 167 (4.70%) Content Management
15 155 (4.36%) BDD
16 137 (3.85%) Web Accessibility
17 131 (3.68%) Analytics
18 122 (3.43%) Continuous Integration
19 98 (2.76%) Digital Marketing
20 94 (2.64%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3340 (93.93%) JavaScript
2 764 (21.48%) PHP
3 439 (12.35%) Java
4 329 (9.25%) C#
5 233 (6.55%) SQL
6 162 (4.56%) Python
7 130 (3.66%) Ruby
8 52 (1.46%) PHP5
9 50 (1.41%) ActionScript
10 45 (1.27%) C++
11 40 (1.12%) XAML
12 34 (0.96%) T-SQL
13 28 (0.79%) ActionScript 3.0
14 23 (0.65%) Objective-C
15 22 (0.62%) Scala
16 20 (0.56%) Perl
17 19 (0.53%) VBScript
17 19 (0.53%) VB.NET
18 18 (0.51%) CoffeeScript
19 16 (0.45%) C
Qualifications
1 353 (9.93%) Degree
2 9 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (0.14%) MCP
4 4 (0.11%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.084%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.056%) HND
6 2 (0.056%) MCSE
6 2 (0.056%) PhD
6 2 (0.056%) MCTS
6 2 (0.056%) MCITP
7 1 (0.028%) MBA
7 1 (0.028%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (1.94%) QA
2 37 (1.04%) WCAG
3 15 (0.42%) WAI
3 15 (0.42%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.028%) SLA
4 1 (0.028%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (0.084%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.028%) Squid
Systems Management
1 14 (0.39%) Vagrant
2 13 (0.37%) Puppet
3 12 (0.34%) Capistrano
4 6 (0.17%) Plesk
5 1 (0.028%) YUM
5 1 (0.028%) Nagios
5 1 (0.028%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 328 (9.22%) Adobe
2 153 (4.30%) Google
3 132 (3.71%) Microsoft
4 115 (3.23%) Twitter
5 96 (2.70%) Facebook
6 49 (1.38%) Zend
7 44 (1.24%) Sencha
8 41 (1.15%) Oracle
9 26 (0.73%) Apple
10 25 (0.70%) SAP
11 24 (0.67%) JBoss
12 20 (0.56%) JD Edwards
13 19 (0.53%) Sitecore
14 17 (0.48%) hybris
14 17 (0.48%) EPiServer
15 8 (0.22%) IBM
15 8 (0.22%) Salesforce.com
15 8 (0.22%) Open Text
16 6 (0.17%) ATG
16 6 (0.17%) Atlassian
South East
BLOC
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Tyneside
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: Up to £28,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Great Training + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £19000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Great Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
North East
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: Up to £30, 000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wiltshire
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Teddington, Middlesex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Thames Ditton, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £80k + options + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
etive
Salary: Unspecified with Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Elsevier
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday