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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 69 102 83
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 33 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 2.47% 0.31% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.59% 0.32% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 26 4 15
Average salary £27,443 £23,750 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.54% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £19,350 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,500 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
1276 1258 1226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 95.37% 97.14% 97.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1084 1076 1106
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +35 31 £27,386 +9.54% 1
North Wales - 2 £30,000 -
Front-End Developer
UK

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 42 (97.67%) JavaScript
1 42 (97.67%) HTML
2 41 (95.35%) CSS
3 29 (67.44%) HTML5
4 21 (48.84%) CSS3
5 20 (46.51%) jQuery
6 18 (41.86%) AngularJS
7 15 (34.88%) User Experience
8 13 (30.23%) Ember.js
9 12 (27.91%) Finance
10 11 (25.58%) MVC
10 11 (25.58%) Marketing
11 10 (23.26%) SEO
11 10 (23.26%) Sass
11 10 (23.26%) LESS
11 10 (23.26%) Backbone.js
11 10 (23.26%) Node.js
12 9 (20.93%) Responsive Web Design
12 9 (20.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (18.60%) Web Services
14 7 (16.28%) Adobe
14 7 (16.28%) Mobile App
14 7 (16.28%) Digital Media
15 6 (13.95%) KnockoutJS
15 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
15 6 (13.95%) Java
15 6 (13.95%) PHP
15 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
15 6 (13.95%) JSON

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (23.26%) Node.js
2 3 (6.98%) CMS
3 1 (2.33%) Drupal
3 1 (2.33%) WordPress
3 1 (2.33%) nginx
3 1 (2.33%) Joomla!
3 1 (2.33%) concrete5
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.33%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) SaaS
1 3 (6.98%) GitHub
2 1 (2.33%) PaaS
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) MySQL
1 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
1 1 (2.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.98%) Subversion
2 3 (6.98%) Mercurial
3 2 (4.65%) Bower
3 2 (4.65%) Grunt
4 1 (2.33%) GitLab
General
1 12 (27.91%) Finance
2 11 (25.58%) Marketing
3 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
4 5 (11.63%) Banking
5 4 (9.30%) Legal
5 4 (9.30%) Advertising
6 2 (4.65%) Retail
7 1 (2.33%) Electronics
7 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (97.67%) HTML
2 41 (95.35%) CSS
3 29 (67.44%) HTML5
4 21 (48.84%) CSS3
5 20 (46.51%) jQuery
6 18 (41.86%) AngularJS
7 13 (30.23%) Ember.js
8 10 (23.26%) Sass
8 10 (23.26%) LESS
8 10 (23.26%) Backbone.js
9 9 (20.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (18.60%) Web Services
11 6 (13.95%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (13.95%) JSON
12 5 (11.63%) SOAP
13 3 (6.98%) .NET
13 3 (6.98%) REST
14 2 (4.65%) Kendo UI
14 2 (4.65%) WebSockets
14 2 (4.65%) Google Maps API
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) User Experience
2 7 (16.28%) Mobile App
2 7 (16.28%) Digital Media
3 2 (4.65%) Smartphone
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) EPoS
4 1 (2.33%) DTV
4 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.33%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) MVC
2 10 (23.26%) SEO
3 9 (20.93%) Responsive Web Design
3 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (13.95%) Scrum
4 6 (13.95%) Content Management
5 5 (11.63%) Mobile Application Development
5 5 (11.63%) Functional Programming
6 4 (9.30%) Web Development
7 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.98%) Data Modelling
7 3 (6.98%) Graceful Degradation
7 3 (6.98%) Software Architecture
7 3 (6.98%) Progressive Enhancement
8 2 (4.65%) B2B
8 2 (4.65%) Change Management
8 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.65%) Web Usability
8 2 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.65%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 42 (97.67%) JavaScript
2 6 (13.95%) Java
2 6 (13.95%) PHP
3 1 (2.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Adobe
2 2 (4.65%) Facebook
2 2 (4.65%) Twitter
2 2 (4.65%) Google
3 1 (2.33%) SAP
3 1 (2.33%) Sencha
3 1 (2.33%) DigitalOcean
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Salary: Negotiable joining salary plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago