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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 106 82 94
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 12 26 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.68% 1.59% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 1.66% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 12 21 19
Average salary £42,500 £33,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.78% +1.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £46,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
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
1681 1565 1573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.84% 95.66% 94.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1416 1359 1315
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £64,000
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 30 March 2015.

Front-End Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 34 (97.14%) JavaScript
2 33 (94.29%) HTML
2 33 (94.29%) CSS
3 20 (57.14%) HTML5
4 16 (45.71%) jQuery
4 16 (45.71%) C#
5 15 (42.86%) User Experience
6 14 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 14 (40.00%) .NET
6 14 (40.00%) CMS
7 13 (37.14%) Responsive Web Design
8 12 (34.29%) JSON
8 12 (34.29%) PHP
8 12 (34.29%) KnockoutJS
9 11 (31.43%) E-Commerce
9 11 (31.43%) Web Services
9 11 (31.43%) Retail
10 10 (28.57%) Backbone.js
10 10 (28.57%) Underscore.js
11 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 9 (25.71%) Razor View Engine
11 9 (25.71%) RESTful
11 9 (25.71%) Smarty
11 9 (25.71%) MVC
11 9 (25.71%) OO
11 9 (25.71%) Photoshop
12 8 (22.86%) XHTML
12 8 (22.86%) Marketing
12 8 (22.86%) Semantic HTML
12 8 (22.86%) Grunt

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (40.00%) CMS
2 3 (8.57%) Node.js
3 1 (2.86%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Photoshop
2 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Magento
1 1 (2.86%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Internet
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Grunt
1 8 (22.86%) Yeoman
2 2 (5.71%) Bower
2 2 (5.71%) Subversion
General
1 11 (31.43%) Retail
2 8 (22.86%) Marketing
3 2 (5.71%) Finance
4 1 (2.86%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (94.29%) HTML
1 33 (94.29%) CSS
2 20 (57.14%) HTML5
3 16 (45.71%) jQuery
4 14 (40.00%) .NET
4 14 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 12 (34.29%) JSON
5 12 (34.29%) KnockoutJS
6 11 (31.43%) Web Services
7 10 (28.57%) Backbone.js
7 10 (28.57%) Underscore.js
8 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 9 (25.71%) Razor View Engine
8 9 (25.71%) RESTful
8 9 (25.71%) Smarty
9 8 (22.86%) XHTML
9 8 (22.86%) Semantic HTML
10 6 (17.14%) CSS3
11 4 (11.43%) Ajax
12 2 (5.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (42.86%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Responsive Web Design
2 11 (31.43%) E-Commerce
3 9 (25.71%) MVC
3 9 (25.71%) OO
4 6 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (17.14%) Mentoring
5 5 (14.29%) CRM
6 3 (8.57%) Web Design
7 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
7 2 (5.71%) TDD
8 1 (2.86%) Content Management
8 1 (2.86%) SEO
8 1 (2.86%) Scrum
8 1 (2.86%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 34 (97.14%) JavaScript
2 16 (45.71%) C#
3 12 (34.29%) PHP
4 2 (5.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) cPanel
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.71%) Adobe
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