The table below looks at the statistics for the Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 74 98 86
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 26 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.99% 0.67% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.03% 0.68% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 3
Average salary £28,000 £37,500 £31,615
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.33% +18.61%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Front End Developer (Client-Side 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
1281 1327 1019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 98.16% 98.22% 96.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1100 1136 868
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Salary Trend in Wales

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the Wales region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Salary Histogram in Wales

Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) within the Wales region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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 +14 24 £28,000 -6.66% 5
West Wales -10 2 £28,250 -37.22%
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
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Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wales region that cited Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) in their job title.

1 48 (100.00%) HTML
1 48 (100.00%) CSS
2 43 (89.58%) JavaScript
3 38 (79.17%) Front End Development
4 33 (68.75%) AngularJS
5 25 (52.08%) HTML5
5 25 (52.08%) Web Development
5 25 (52.08%) jQuery
6 22 (45.83%) Git (software)
7 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (39.58%) Scrum
9 16 (33.33%) Degree
9 16 (33.33%) OO
9 16 (33.33%) Java
10 15 (31.25%) Ajax
10 15 (31.25%) Computer Science
10 15 (31.25%) Subversion
11 14 (29.17%) Marketing
11 14 (29.17%) Web 2.0
11 14 (29.17%) Spring
11 14 (29.17%) DHTML
11 14 (29.17%) JSP
11 14 (29.17%) Struts
11 14 (29.17%) MVC
11 14 (29.17%) OOP
12 12 (25.00%) User Experience
13 10 (20.83%) Ext JS
13 10 (20.83%) Spring Security
13 10 (20.83%) JPA
13 10 (20.83%) CSS3

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wales region that cited Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (18.75%) Node.js
2 6 (12.50%) CMS
3 5 (10.42%) IIS
4 2 (4.17%) WordPress
5 1 (2.08%) SAS
5 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 6 (12.50%) Photoshop
2 5 (10.42%) Fireworks
3 1 (2.08%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (45.83%) Git (software)
2 15 (31.25%) Subversion
3 6 (12.50%) Bower
3 6 (12.50%) Grunt
3 6 (12.50%) gulp
3 6 (12.50%) Jasmine
4 5 (10.42%) Mocha
4 5 (10.42%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.08%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (2.08%) Protractor
General
1 14 (29.17%) Marketing
2 3 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (100.00%) CSS
1 48 (100.00%) HTML
2 33 (68.75%) AngularJS
3 25 (52.08%) HTML5
3 25 (52.08%) jQuery
4 15 (31.25%) Ajax
5 14 (29.17%) DHTML
5 14 (29.17%) JSP
5 14 (29.17%) Spring
5 14 (29.17%) Struts
6 10 (20.83%) CSS3
6 10 (20.83%) Ext JS
6 10 (20.83%) JDBC
6 10 (20.83%) JPA
6 10 (20.83%) Spring Security
7 9 (18.75%) .NET
7 9 (18.75%) Backbone.js
7 9 (18.75%) Ember.js
8 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET
8 7 (14.58%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.25%) Computer Science
2 14 (29.17%) Web 2.0
3 12 (25.00%) User Experience
4 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.08%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.08%) Linux
1 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (79.17%) Front End Development
2 25 (52.08%) Web Development
3 20 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (39.58%) Scrum
5 16 (33.33%) OO
6 14 (29.17%) MVC
6 14 (29.17%) OOP
7 6 (12.50%) Kanban
7 6 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 5 (10.42%) Content Management
8 5 (10.42%) Functional Programming
8 5 (10.42%) Project Management
8 5 (10.42%) SDLC
9 4 (8.33%) API Design
10 3 (6.25%) Web Design
11 2 (4.17%) Automation Testing
11 2 (4.17%) Mobile Application Development
11 2 (4.17%) Software Engineering
12 1 (2.08%) Compatibility Testing
12 1 (2.08%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 43 (89.58%) JavaScript
2 16 (33.33%) Java
3 6 (12.50%) SQL
4 3 (6.25%) PHP
5 2 (4.17%) C#
6 1 (2.08%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
1 1 (2.08%) WAI
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) Adobe
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