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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 86 93 75
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 11 9 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.86% 0.67% 1.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.69% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 20
Average salary £25,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,800 £35,550
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
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
1238 1303 1087
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 96.79% 96.52% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1029 1159 989
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
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 30 September 2014.

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 30 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
South Wales +17 6 £19,500 -40.00%
North Wales +1 3 £32,500 +18.18%
West Wales - 2 £21,250 -
Front-End Developer
UK

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) CSS
2 15 (93.75%) HTML
3 14 (87.50%) JavaScript
3 14 (87.50%) jQuery
4 8 (50.00%) HTML5
5 7 (43.75%) CSS3
5 7 (43.75%) PHP
6 6 (37.50%) CMS
6 6 (37.50%) Ajax
6 6 (37.50%) Umbraco
6 6 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (31.25%) Sass
8 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
8 4 (25.00%) Web Development
8 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (25.00%) SQL
9 3 (18.75%) .NET
9 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
9 3 (18.75%) MVC
9 3 (18.75%) Scrum
9 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
9 3 (18.75%) JSON
9 3 (18.75%) Joomla!
9 3 (18.75%) WordPress
10 2 (12.50%) concrete5
10 2 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
10 2 (12.50%) Facebook
10 2 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (12.50%) LAMP
10 2 (12.50%) Web Design

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 6 (37.50%) Umbraco
1 6 (37.50%) CMS
2 3 (18.75%) Joomla!
2 3 (18.75%) WordPress
3 2 (12.50%) concrete5
4 1 (6.25%) IIS
4 1 (6.25%) Drupal
4 1 (6.25%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (6.25%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Photoshop
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Subversion
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (12.50%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) CSS
2 15 (93.75%) HTML
3 14 (87.50%) jQuery
4 8 (50.00%) HTML5
5 7 (43.75%) CSS3
6 6 (37.50%) Ajax
6 6 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (31.25%) Sass
8 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
9 3 (18.75%) JSON
9 3 (18.75%) .NET
9 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
10 2 (12.50%) XML
10 2 (12.50%) LAMP
10 2 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
11 1 (6.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 1 (6.25%) LESS
11 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
11 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Animation
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (25.00%) Web Development
2 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
2 3 (18.75%) MVC
2 3 (18.75%) Scrum
3 2 (12.50%) Web Design
3 2 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (6.25%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (43.75%) PHP
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Facebook
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Alterian
2 1 (6.25%) Sitecore