The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Front-End Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Front-End Developer
Rank 640 685 720
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Front-End Developer 268 189 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.19% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 213 174 162
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,300 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%

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
109894 100240 111143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.42% 94.24% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 88890 83088 94915
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%

Senior Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Front-End Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Front-End Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Front-End Developer within the UK.

Senior Front-End Developer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Front-End Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Front-End Developer over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 within the UK.

Senior Front-End Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior 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 Senior Front-End Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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 +29 256 £50,000 - 26
London +43 186 £50,000 - 15
City of London +22 50 £50,000 - 1
South East -21 25 £45,000 -5.26% 2
East of England +1 20 £55,000 +25.71% 1
Hertfordshire -9 14 £55,000 +22.22%
Scotland - 10 £43,750 - 2
Glasgow - 9 £45,000 - 1
Berkshire 0 8 £57,500 +12.74% 1
North West -14 8 £33,000 -5.71% 4
Hampshire - 7 £52,750 - 1
Cambridge -2 6 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Cambridgeshire -3 6 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Manchester -6 6 £33,000 -5.71% 3
South West -15 6 £40,000 +14.28%
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £42,500 -
Watford -9 5 £33,750 -25.00%
Nottingham 0 4 £45,000 +63.63%
Nottinghamshire -2 4 £45,000 +63.63%
East Midlands -17 4 £45,000 +63.63% 1
Yorkshire - 4 £55,000 - 1
North Yorkshire - 4 £55,000 - 1
York - 4 £55,000 - 1
Surrey -17 3 £45,000 -2.70%
Wiltshire - 3 £40,000 -
Chiswick - 3 £37,500 -
Newbury - 3 £42,500 - 1
Swindon - 3 £40,000 -
Southampton - 3 - - 1
Maidenhead - 3 £60,000 -

Senior Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Front-End Developer in their job title.

1 582 (96.68%) CSS
2 577 (95.85%) HTML
3 575 (95.51%) JavaScript
4 469 (77.91%) HTML5
5 404 (67.11%) CSS3
6 359 (59.63%) jQuery
7 212 (35.22%) AngularJS
8 187 (31.06%) Backbone.js
9 161 (26.74%) MVC
10 156 (25.91%) Responsive Web Design
11 144 (23.92%) Node.js
12 135 (22.43%) Ajax
13 123 (20.43%) OO
14 115 (19.10%) PHP
15 110 (18.27%) TDD
15 110 (18.27%) Sass
16 109 (18.11%) Git (software)
17 100 (16.61%) Agile Software Development
18 99 (16.45%) .NET
19 92 (15.28%) Scrum
20 91 (15.12%) E-Commerce
21 90 (14.95%) XHTML
22 89 (14.78%) XML
22 89 (14.78%) Web Development
23 81 (13.46%) LESS
24 78 (12.96%) CMS
25 76 (12.62%) Jasmine
26 75 (12.46%) Web Services
26 75 (12.46%) Degree
27 74 (12.29%) Photoshop

Senior Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior 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 Senior Front-End Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 144 (23.92%) Node.js
2 78 (12.96%) CMS
3 30 (4.98%) Umbraco
4 26 (4.32%) WordPress
5 20 (3.32%) Drupal
6 14 (2.33%) Apache
7 13 (2.16%) SharePoint
8 12 (1.99%) SAS
8 12 (1.99%) Confluence
9 10 (1.66%) MS Project Server
10 6 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (0.83%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.17%) nginx
13 1 (0.17%) TeamSite
13 1 (0.17%) Magnolia
13 1 (0.17%) Flash Media Server
Applications
1 74 (12.29%) Photoshop
2 19 (3.16%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.16%) InDesign
3 16 (2.66%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (1.66%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.66%) MS Project
4 10 (1.66%) MS Office
5 2 (0.33%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 7 (1.16%) WebTrends
1 7 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.17%) Magento
2 1 (0.17%) Summit
2 1 (0.17%) Front Arena
Cloud Services
1 12 (1.99%) SaaS
2 2 (0.33%) Heroku
2 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.17%) Office 365
3 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (5.15%) Internet
2 9 (1.50%) HTTP
3 8 (1.33%) SSL
4 7 (1.16%) Broadband
5 5 (0.83%) DAB
6 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (8.14%) MySQL
2 25 (4.15%) Relational Database
3 6 (1.00%) NoSQL
4 5 (0.83%) Big Data
5 4 (0.66%) SQL Server
5 4 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.50%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 109 (18.11%) Git (software)
2 76 (12.62%) Jasmine
3 71 (11.79%) Subversion
4 54 (8.97%) Grunt
5 39 (6.48%) QUnit
6 27 (4.49%) JSUnit
7 20 (3.32%) Mocha
8 18 (2.99%) Cucumber
8 18 (2.99%) Dreamweaver
9 17 (2.82%) TortoiseSVN
10 16 (2.66%) JIRA
11 10 (1.66%) Visual Studio
11 10 (1.66%) PhantomJS
12 9 (1.50%) Jenkins
13 6 (1.00%) Karma Test Runner
13 6 (1.00%) Eclipse
13 6 (1.00%) Ant
13 6 (1.00%) Selenium
14 5 (0.83%) Mercurial
14 5 (0.83%) Bower
General
1 52 (8.64%) Marketing
2 49 (8.14%) Finance
3 39 (6.48%) Advertising
4 19 (3.16%) Games
5 18 (2.99%) Retail
6 17 (2.82%) Automotive
7 9 (1.50%) Publishing
8 7 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.00%) Legal
10 5 (0.83%) Banking
11 2 (0.33%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.17%) German Language
12 1 (0.17%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 582 (96.68%) CSS
2 577 (95.85%) HTML
3 469 (77.91%) HTML5
4 404 (67.11%) CSS3
5 359 (59.63%) jQuery
6 212 (35.22%) AngularJS
7 187 (31.06%) Backbone.js
8 135 (22.43%) Ajax
9 110 (18.27%) Sass
10 99 (16.45%) .NET
11 90 (14.95%) XHTML
12 89 (14.78%) XML
13 81 (13.46%) LESS
14 75 (12.46%) Web Services
15 71 (11.79%) JSON
16 66 (10.96%) Ember.js
17 65 (10.80%) ASP.NET
18 62 (10.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 54 (8.97%) KnockoutJS
20 32 (5.32%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 40 (6.64%) Social Media
2 36 (5.98%) Open Source
3 34 (5.65%) Mobile App
4 24 (3.99%) Visualisation
5 22 (3.65%) Management Information System
6 19 (3.16%) Computer Science
7 16 (2.66%) Semantic Web
8 14 (2.33%) W3C
9 13 (2.16%) Video on Demand
10 12 (1.99%) IPTV
11 10 (1.66%) BBC
12 8 (1.33%) Mobile Games
12 8 (1.33%) Animation
12 8 (1.33%) Blog
12 8 (1.33%) RIA
13 6 (1.00%) FMCG
14 5 (0.83%) Web 2.0
14 5 (0.83%) Tandem
14 5 (0.83%) Client/Server
15 4 (0.66%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 50 (8.31%) Linux
2 33 (5.48%) Android
3 28 (4.65%) Apple iOS
3 28 (4.65%) Windows
4 13 (2.16%) Mac OS X
5 6 (1.00%) UNIX
6 1 (0.17%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (26.74%) MVC
2 156 (25.91%) Responsive Web Design
3 123 (20.43%) OO
4 110 (18.27%) TDD
5 100 (16.61%) Agile Software Development
6 92 (15.28%) Scrum
7 91 (15.12%) E-Commerce
8 89 (14.78%) Web Development
9 51 (8.47%) SEO
10 46 (7.64%) Web Accessibility
11 45 (7.48%) Web Design
12 44 (7.31%) BDD
13 39 (6.48%) Unit Testing
14 37 (6.15%) Software Engineering
15 34 (5.65%) Project Management
16 30 (4.98%) OOP
17 25 (4.15%) MVVM
18 23 (3.82%) Kanban
19 22 (3.65%) Web Application Development
19 22 (3.65%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 575 (95.51%) JavaScript
2 115 (19.10%) PHP
3 68 (11.30%) C#
4 60 (9.97%) Java
5 40 (6.64%) Python
6 35 (5.81%) SQL
7 22 (3.65%) PHP5
8 17 (2.82%) T-SQL
8 17 (2.82%) Objective-C
8 17 (2.82%) Ruby
9 8 (1.33%) C++
10 4 (0.66%) C
10 4 (0.66%) Perl
11 3 (0.50%) ActionScript 3.0
11 3 (0.50%) ActionScript 2.0
11 3 (0.50%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.17%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.17%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 75 (12.46%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.16%) QA
2 2 (0.33%) WCAG
3 1 (0.17%) WAI
3 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.17%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 54 (8.97%) Microsoft
2 47 (7.81%) Adobe
3 30 (4.98%) Google
4 17 (2.82%) Zend
5 12 (1.99%) Twitter
6 9 (1.50%) Facebook
6 9 (1.50%) EPiServer
7 7 (1.16%) SAP
7 7 (1.16%) Apple
7 7 (1.16%) JD Edwards
8 4 (0.66%) JBoss
8 4 (0.66%) Oracle
9 3 (0.50%) New Relic
9 3 (0.50%) Sitecore
9 3 (0.50%) ION Trading
10 2 (0.33%) Sencha
11 1 (0.17%) Yahoo!
11 1 (0.17%) BT
11 1 (0.17%) Interwoven
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