The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 105 109 92
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 25 9 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.24% 0.49% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 0.52% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 25 8 18
Average salary £40,000 £22,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.82% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
Front-End Developer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham 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
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1928 1721 1585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.45% 94.30% 95.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1764 1522 1375
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Front-End Developer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Front-End Developer Salary Trend in Birmingham

Front-End Developer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Front-End Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 36 (97.30%) JavaScript
2 35 (94.59%) HTML
2 35 (94.59%) CSS
3 20 (54.05%) Responsive Web Design
4 19 (51.35%) HTML5
5 18 (48.65%) MVC
6 17 (45.95%) OO
6 17 (45.95%) jQuery
7 16 (43.24%) Backbone.js
8 15 (40.54%) Photoshop
8 15 (40.54%) Marketing
8 15 (40.54%) Underscore.js
9 14 (37.84%) JSON
10 13 (35.14%) Web Services
11 12 (32.43%) RESTful
12 11 (29.73%) PHP
12 11 (29.73%) .NET
12 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET
12 11 (29.73%) CMS
12 11 (29.73%) User Experience
13 10 (27.03%) Smarty
13 10 (27.03%) Razor View Engine
13 10 (27.03%) KnockoutJS
13 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 9 (24.32%) C#
14 9 (24.32%) E-Commerce
14 9 (24.32%) Retail
14 9 (24.32%) Grunt
14 9 (24.32%) Yeoman
15 8 (21.62%) XHTML

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 11 (29.73%) CMS
2 1 (2.70%) WordPress
2 1 (2.70%) Node.js
Applications
1 15 (40.54%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Grunt
1 9 (24.32%) Yeoman
2 1 (2.70%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (40.54%) Marketing
2 9 (24.32%) Retail
3 2 (5.41%) Finance
4 1 (2.70%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (94.59%) HTML
1 35 (94.59%) CSS
2 19 (51.35%) HTML5
3 17 (45.95%) jQuery
4 16 (43.24%) Backbone.js
5 15 (40.54%) Underscore.js
6 14 (37.84%) JSON
7 13 (35.14%) Web Services
8 12 (32.43%) RESTful
9 11 (29.73%) .NET
9 11 (29.73%) ASP.NET
10 10 (27.03%) Smarty
10 10 (27.03%) KnockoutJS
10 10 (27.03%) Razor View Engine
10 10 (27.03%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 8 (21.62%) Semantic HTML
11 8 (21.62%) XHTML
12 2 (5.41%) Ajax
12 2 (5.41%) Ruby on Rails
12 2 (5.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) Responsive Web Design
2 18 (48.65%) MVC
3 17 (45.95%) OO
4 9 (24.32%) E-Commerce
5 7 (18.92%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.41%) TDD
7 2 (5.41%) Content Management
7 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.70%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.70%) Scrum
8 1 (2.70%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 36 (97.30%) JavaScript
2 11 (29.73%) PHP
3 9 (24.32%) C#
4 3 (8.11%) Java
5 2 (5.41%) Ruby
5 2 (5.41%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle
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