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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 117 88 114
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 12 31 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.65% 1.62% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 1.71% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 11 23 6
Average salary £32,500 £33,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.51% -24.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £33,000 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,500 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
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
1775 1813 1621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 96.26% 94.72% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1445 1602 1366
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
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 28 May 2015.

Front-End Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 25 (96.15%) JavaScript
2 23 (88.46%) HTML
2 23 (88.46%) CSS
3 15 (57.69%) HTML5
4 12 (46.15%) jQuery
4 12 (46.15%) C#
5 11 (42.31%) KnockoutJS
6 10 (38.46%) User Experience
7 9 (34.62%) CSS3
7 9 (34.62%) Adobe
8 7 (26.92%) Photoshop
8 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
8 7 (26.92%) CMS
9 6 (23.08%) Retail
9 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
9 6 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (19.23%) AngularJS
10 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
10 5 (19.23%) .NET
10 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
10 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
10 5 (19.23%) CRM
10 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
11 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
11 4 (15.38%) REST
11 4 (15.38%) OWASP
11 4 (15.38%) Web Development
11 4 (15.38%) Graphic Design
11 4 (15.38%) PHP
11 4 (15.38%) SOAP

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 7 (26.92%) CMS
2 4 (15.38%) Apache
3 3 (11.54%) Node.js
4 2 (7.69%) WordPress
5 1 (3.85%) Umbraco
5 1 (3.85%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (3.85%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Photoshop
2 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
3 4 (15.38%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (11.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Tridion
1 1 (3.85%) Magento
1 1 (3.85%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Google Analytics
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.54%) Subversion
3 2 (7.69%) Bower
4 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.85%) Sublime Text
General
1 6 (23.08%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Automotive
2 1 (3.85%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (88.46%) HTML
1 23 (88.46%) CSS
2 15 (57.69%) HTML5
3 12 (46.15%) jQuery
4 11 (42.31%) KnockoutJS
5 9 (34.62%) CSS3
6 5 (19.23%) AngularJS
6 5 (19.23%) .NET
6 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
7 4 (15.38%) REST
7 4 (15.38%) SOAP
8 2 (7.69%) Sass
8 2 (7.69%) Ajax
9 1 (3.85%) XHTML
9 1 (3.85%) RESTful
9 1 (3.85%) Apache Cordova
9 1 (3.85%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) User Experience
2 4 (15.38%) Graphic Design
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) E-Commerce
2 6 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
3 5 (19.23%) Mentoring
3 5 (19.23%) CRM
4 4 (15.38%) OWASP
4 4 (15.38%) Web Development
4 4 (15.38%) MVC
4 4 (15.38%) Web Design
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.54%) MVVM
5 3 (11.54%) Cyber Security
5 3 (11.54%) SIEM
6 2 (7.69%) Scrum
6 2 (7.69%) SEO
7 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.85%) TDD
7 1 (3.85%) Stress Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Open Source
7 1 (3.85%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 25 (96.15%) JavaScript
2 12 (46.15%) C#
3 4 (15.38%) PHP
3 4 (15.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) WAI
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) cPanel
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Adobe
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Google
3 1 (3.85%) Sitecore
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