The table below looks at the statistics for the Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 115 115 94
Rank change year-on-year
0 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 29 12 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.18% 0.66% 1.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 0.68% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 27 11 21
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,300 £28,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £52,500 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Front End Developer (Client-Side 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
2344 1772 1748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.05% 97.31% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1759 1447 1521
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Salary Trend in Birmingham

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) in their job title.

1 45 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 44 (97.78%) JavaScript
3 38 (84.44%) HTML
3 38 (84.44%) CSS
4 28 (62.22%) HTML5
5 27 (60.00%) jQuery
6 23 (51.11%) Git (software)
6 23 (51.11%) User Experience
7 20 (44.44%) AngularJS
8 17 (37.78%) Sass
9 16 (35.56%) Responsive Web Design
10 15 (33.33%) MVC
10 15 (33.33%) E-Commerce
11 14 (31.11%) CSS3
12 13 (28.89%) .NET
12 13 (28.89%) Ajax
13 11 (24.44%) TDD
13 11 (24.44%) Photoshop
13 11 (24.44%) Adobe
14 10 (22.22%) Web Design
15 9 (20.00%) Scrum
15 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (20.00%) Data Protection
15 9 (20.00%) .NET Framework
15 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET
15 9 (20.00%) Twitter
16 8 (17.78%) Ember.js
16 8 (17.78%) Team Foundation Server
17 7 (15.56%) Android
17 7 (15.56%) CoffeeScript

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.11%) Node.js
2 3 (6.67%) Umbraco
3 2 (4.44%) CMS
3 2 (4.44%) IIS
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Photoshop
2 4 (8.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.22%) InDesign
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) GitHub
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.44%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) MySQL
2 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.22%) CouchDB
3 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (51.11%) Git (software)
2 8 (17.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.67%) Subversion
4 2 (4.44%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (2.22%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.89%) Marketing
2 3 (6.67%) Games
3 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Electronics
4 1 (2.22%) Finance
4 1 (2.22%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (84.44%) CSS
1 38 (84.44%) HTML
2 28 (62.22%) HTML5
3 27 (60.00%) jQuery
4 20 (44.44%) AngularJS
5 17 (37.78%) Sass
6 14 (31.11%) CSS3
7 13 (28.89%) .NET
7 13 (28.89%) Ajax
8 9 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 8 (17.78%) Ember.js
10 7 (15.56%) Haml
10 7 (15.56%) OOCSS
10 7 (15.56%) React
10 7 (15.56%) Ruby on Rails
10 7 (15.56%) XHTML
11 6 (13.33%) LESS
11 6 (13.33%) REST
11 6 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 23 (51.11%) User Experience
2 6 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Animation
3 1 (2.22%) Blog
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Android
1 7 (15.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (100.00%) Front End Development
2 16 (35.56%) Responsive Web Design
3 15 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 15 (33.33%) MVC
4 11 (24.44%) TDD
5 10 (22.22%) Web Design
6 9 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (20.00%) Data Protection
6 9 (20.00%) Scrum
7 7 (15.56%) BDD
7 7 (15.56%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
7 7 (15.56%) Web Development
8 6 (13.33%) API Integration
8 6 (13.33%) Cross-Browser Development
8 6 (13.33%) Migration
8 6 (13.33%) Web Accessibility
9 5 (11.11%) Rapid Prototyping
10 4 (8.89%) Data Security
10 4 (8.89%) Information Architecture
10 4 (8.89%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 44 (97.78%) JavaScript
2 7 (15.56%) CoffeeScript
2 7 (15.56%) ES6
2 7 (15.56%) Ruby
3 5 (11.11%) PHP
4 3 (6.67%) SQL
5 2 (4.44%) ActionScript
5 2 (4.44%) ActionScript 3.0
5 2 (4.44%) C#
5 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.44%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Adobe
2 9 (20.00%) Twitter
3 3 (6.67%) Facebook
4 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.22%) DevExpress
5 1 (2.22%) Telerik
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