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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 107 88 85
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 14 18 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.78% 1.23% 1.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 1.30% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 25
Average salary £33,750 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
1714 1388 1570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.06% 95.00% 94.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1519 1198 1330
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
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 27 February 2015.

Front-End Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 40 (97.56%) JavaScript
2 39 (95.12%) HTML
2 39 (95.12%) CSS
3 24 (58.54%) HTML5
4 20 (48.78%) jQuery
5 17 (41.46%) Responsive Web Design
6 16 (39.02%) User Experience
7 15 (36.59%) Underscore.js
7 15 (36.59%) Backbone.js
7 15 (36.59%) OO
7 15 (36.59%) C#
7 15 (36.59%) MVC
8 14 (34.15%) CMS
8 14 (34.15%) .NET
8 14 (34.15%) Photoshop
8 14 (34.15%) ASP.NET
9 13 (31.71%) Marketing
9 13 (31.71%) JSON
10 12 (29.27%) KnockoutJS
10 12 (29.27%) Web Services
11 11 (26.83%) PHP
11 11 (26.83%) E-Commerce
11 11 (26.83%) RESTful
11 11 (26.83%) Retail
12 10 (24.39%) Smarty
12 10 (24.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 10 (24.39%) Razor View Engine
13 8 (19.51%) Semantic HTML
13 8 (19.51%) Grunt
13 8 (19.51%) Yeoman

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 14 (34.15%) CMS
2 3 (7.32%) Node.js
3 2 (4.88%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (34.15%) Photoshop
2 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Magento
2 1 (2.44%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Internet
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Grunt
1 8 (19.51%) Yeoman
2 2 (4.88%) Bower
3 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (31.71%) Marketing
2 11 (26.83%) Retail
3 2 (4.88%) Finance
4 1 (2.44%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (95.12%) HTML
1 39 (95.12%) CSS
2 24 (58.54%) HTML5
3 20 (48.78%) jQuery
4 15 (36.59%) Backbone.js
4 15 (36.59%) Underscore.js
5 14 (34.15%) .NET
5 14 (34.15%) ASP.NET
6 13 (31.71%) JSON
7 12 (29.27%) Web Services
7 12 (29.27%) KnockoutJS
8 11 (26.83%) RESTful
9 10 (24.39%) Smarty
9 10 (24.39%) Razor View Engine
9 10 (24.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 8 (19.51%) Semantic HTML
10 8 (19.51%) XHTML
11 6 (14.63%) CSS3
12 4 (9.76%) Ajax
13 2 (4.88%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 16 (39.02%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) Responsive Web Design
2 15 (36.59%) OO
2 15 (36.59%) MVC
3 11 (26.83%) E-Commerce
4 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (12.20%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
6 4 (9.76%) CRM
7 2 (4.88%) TDD
7 2 (4.88%) Content Management
7 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.44%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.44%) SEO
8 1 (2.44%) Scrum
8 1 (2.44%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 40 (97.56%) JavaScript
2 15 (36.59%) C#
3 11 (26.83%) PHP
4 2 (4.88%) Ruby
4 2 (4.88%) CoffeeScript
4 2 (4.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) Degree
1 1 (2.44%) VCP4
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) cPanel
Vendors
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
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