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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 123 111 108
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 16 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.67% 0.68% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.72% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 6
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,800 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,000 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.17%
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
2239 1947 1589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.27% 94.74% 93.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1990 1777 1317
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 21 October 2014.

Front-End Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 28 (96.55%) CSS
1 28 (96.55%) HTML
1 28 (96.55%) JavaScript
2 22 (75.86%) HTML5
3 19 (65.52%) jQuery
4 18 (62.07%) Responsive Web Design
5 14 (48.28%) Photoshop
6 13 (44.83%) MVC
7 11 (37.93%) OO
8 10 (34.48%) CSS3
8 10 (34.48%) Backbone.js
8 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
8 10 (34.48%) .NET
9 9 (31.03%) Underscore.js
9 9 (31.03%) Marketing
10 7 (24.14%) JSON
10 7 (24.14%) Digital Marketing
11 6 (20.69%) PHP
11 6 (20.69%) RESTful
11 6 (20.69%) Web Services
12 5 (17.24%) JSP
12 5 (17.24%) CMS
12 5 (17.24%) Automotive
12 5 (17.24%) Subversion
12 5 (17.24%) SaaS
12 5 (17.24%) Web Accessibility
12 5 (17.24%) User Experience
13 4 (13.79%) Razor View Engine
13 4 (13.79%) Smarty
13 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 5 (17.24%) CMS
2 1 (3.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (48.28%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) MySQL
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Subversion
2 3 (10.34%) Yeoman
2 3 (10.34%) Grunt
3 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (31.03%) Marketing
2 5 (17.24%) Automotive
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (96.55%) CSS
1 28 (96.55%) HTML
2 22 (75.86%) HTML5
3 19 (65.52%) jQuery
4 10 (34.48%) CSS3
4 10 (34.48%) Backbone.js
4 10 (34.48%) ASP.NET
4 10 (34.48%) .NET
5 9 (31.03%) Underscore.js
6 7 (24.14%) JSON
7 6 (20.69%) RESTful
7 6 (20.69%) Web Services
8 5 (17.24%) JSP
9 4 (13.79%) Razor View Engine
9 4 (13.79%) Smarty
9 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (6.90%) Semantic HTML
10 2 (6.90%) Haml
10 2 (6.90%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (6.90%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Responsive Web Design
2 13 (44.83%) MVC
3 11 (37.93%) OO
4 7 (24.14%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (17.24%) Web Accessibility
6 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.90%) Content Management
7 1 (3.45%) Scrum
7 1 (3.45%) Web Design
7 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.45%) TDD
7 1 (3.45%) Migration
7 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 28 (96.55%) JavaScript
2 6 (20.69%) PHP
3 2 (6.90%) CoffeeScript
3 2 (6.90%) Ruby
3 2 (6.90%) Java
4 1 (3.45%) Perl
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Atkins
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago