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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 119 114 96
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 8 17 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.37% 0.79% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.85% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 12
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £42,500 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +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
2048 2009 1570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 94.33% 93.75% 93.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1737 1798 1351
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

Front-End Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 38 (100.00%) HTML
1 38 (100.00%) CSS
2 37 (97.37%) JavaScript
3 34 (89.47%) HTML5
4 33 (86.84%) jQuery
5 32 (84.21%) CSS3
6 22 (57.89%) Responsive Web Design
7 20 (52.63%) Photoshop
8 17 (44.74%) Subversion
9 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET
9 12 (31.58%) .NET
10 11 (28.95%) JSP
10 11 (28.95%) Automotive
11 9 (23.68%) Web Accessibility
11 9 (23.68%) SaaS
12 8 (21.05%) Facebook
12 8 (21.05%) Sass
13 7 (18.42%) MVC
14 6 (15.79%) Web Development
15 5 (13.16%) PHP
15 5 (13.16%) MySQL
16 4 (10.53%) JSON
16 4 (10.53%) CMS
17 2 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
17 2 (5.26%) Sitecore
17 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
17 2 (5.26%) Integration Testing
17 2 (5.26%) SEO
17 2 (5.26%) XHTML
18 1 (2.63%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 4 (10.53%) CMS
2 2 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.63%) Drupal
3 1 (2.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (52.63%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.68%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) MySQL
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (44.74%) Subversion
2 1 (2.63%) Grunt
2 1 (2.63%) Yeoman
General
1 11 (28.95%) Automotive
2 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (100.00%) HTML
1 38 (100.00%) CSS
2 34 (89.47%) HTML5
3 33 (86.84%) jQuery
4 32 (84.21%) CSS3
5 12 (31.58%) ASP.NET
5 12 (31.58%) .NET
6 11 (28.95%) JSP
7 8 (21.05%) Sass
8 4 (10.53%) JSON
9 2 (5.26%) XHTML
10 1 (2.63%) Web Services
10 1 (2.63%) RESTful
10 1 (2.63%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.63%) Visualisation
1 1 (2.63%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) Responsive Web Design
2 9 (23.68%) Web Accessibility
3 7 (18.42%) MVC
4 6 (15.79%) Web Development
5 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.26%) Integration Testing
5 2 (5.26%) SEO
6 1 (2.63%) OO
6 1 (2.63%) Migration
6 1 (2.63%) Scrum
6 1 (2.63%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.63%) TDD
6 1 (2.63%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.63%) Waterfall
6 1 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 37 (97.37%) JavaScript
2 5 (13.16%) PHP
3 1 (2.63%) Perl
3 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.63%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Facebook
2 2 (5.26%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle
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