The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. 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 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 78 89 95
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 28 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.99% 0.84% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.03% 0.87% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 23 11 6
Average salary £30,000 £19,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £32,500 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Front-End Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region. 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
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1378 1262 1232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 97.80% 96.48% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1158 1099 1098
Average salary £35,000 £34,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.18% -2.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Front-End Developer
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Wales region.

Front-End Developer Salary Trend in Wales

Front-End Developer
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Front-End Developer Salary Histogram in Wales

Front-End Developer
Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
South Wales +9 27 £30,000 +53.84% 1
West Wales +6 1 £25,000 +17.64%
Front-End Developer
UK

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 61 (100.00%) HTML
2 60 (98.36%) CSS
3 59 (96.72%) JavaScript
4 45 (73.77%) HTML5
5 33 (54.10%) AngularJS
6 27 (44.26%) CSS3
7 25 (40.98%) MVC
8 24 (39.34%) Ember.js
9 23 (37.70%) Backbone.js
9 23 (37.70%) jQuery
10 21 (34.43%) User Experience
11 18 (29.51%) LESS
11 18 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (27.87%) Sass
13 15 (24.59%) Finance
14 14 (22.95%) Scrum
14 14 (22.95%) Java
15 13 (21.31%) Marketing
16 12 (19.67%) Web Development
17 11 (18.03%) Web Services
17 11 (18.03%) Responsive Web Design
18 10 (16.39%) Git (software)
18 10 (16.39%) Functional Programming
19 9 (14.75%) SEO
20 8 (13.11%) Telecoms
20 8 (13.11%) PHP
20 8 (13.11%) Degree
20 8 (13.11%) Computer Science
21 7 (11.48%) Node.js
21 7 (11.48%) Twitter Bootstrap

Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 7 (11.48%) CMS
1 7 (11.48%) Node.js
2 2 (3.28%) WordPress
3 1 (1.64%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) SaaS
1 1 (1.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (16.39%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.48%) Subversion
3 3 (4.92%) gulp
3 3 (4.92%) Mercurial
3 3 (4.92%) Grunt
4 2 (3.28%) Bower
General
1 15 (24.59%) Finance
2 13 (21.31%) Marketing
3 8 (13.11%) Telecoms
4 7 (11.48%) Banking
5 4 (6.56%) Advertising
5 4 (6.56%) Legal
6 3 (4.92%) Retail
7 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.64%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (100.00%) HTML
2 60 (98.36%) CSS
3 45 (73.77%) HTML5
4 33 (54.10%) AngularJS
5 27 (44.26%) CSS3
6 24 (39.34%) Ember.js
7 23 (37.70%) Backbone.js
7 23 (37.70%) jQuery
8 18 (29.51%) LESS
9 17 (27.87%) Sass
10 11 (18.03%) Web Services
11 7 (11.48%) SOAP
11 7 (11.48%) .NET
11 7 (11.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (8.20%) Ajax
13 4 (6.56%) JSON
13 4 (6.56%) JSP
13 4 (6.56%) Struts
13 4 (6.56%) Spring
13 4 (6.56%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (34.43%) User Experience
2 8 (13.11%) Computer Science
3 7 (11.48%) Mobile App
4 5 (8.20%) Digital Media
5 4 (6.56%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.64%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.64%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.64%) DTV
6 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.98%) MVC
2 18 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (22.95%) Scrum
4 12 (19.67%) Web Development
5 11 (18.03%) Responsive Web Design
6 10 (16.39%) Functional Programming
7 9 (14.75%) SEO
8 7 (11.48%) Mobile Application Development
9 6 (9.84%) Content Management
9 6 (9.84%) Web Design
10 4 (6.56%) B2B
10 4 (6.56%) OOP
10 4 (6.56%) OO
10 4 (6.56%) Kanban
11 3 (4.92%) Unit Testing
11 3 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (4.92%) Progressive Enhancement
11 3 (4.92%) Graceful Degradation
11 3 (4.92%) Software Engineering
12 2 (3.28%) Creative Marketing
Programming Languages
1 59 (96.72%) JavaScript
2 14 (22.95%) Java
3 8 (13.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (9.84%) Adobe
2 4 (6.56%) Twitter
3 2 (3.28%) Apple
3 2 (3.28%) Google
3 2 (3.28%) Facebook
4 1 (1.64%) SAP