The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands 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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 163 172 179
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 61 39 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.06% 0.74% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.78% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 60 37 21
Average salary £30,000 £25,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -21.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £19,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £40,000 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +3.17%
Front-End Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5472 5031 4388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.23% 95.74% 95.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4718 4305 3784
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Front-End Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Front-End Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Front-End Developer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the West Midlands region.

Front-End Developer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Front-End Developer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Front-End Developer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

Front-End Developer Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Front-End Developer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Front-End Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -1 20 £40,000 - 3
Worcestershire - 11 £21,000 -
Walsall - 7 £37,500 - 1
Warwickshire -12 5 £29,000 +34.88% 3
Staffordshire -12 4 £30,000 +37.93% 2
Solihull -7 3 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Coventry -11 1 £32,500 +41.30%
Front-End Developer
England

Front-End Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 95 (96.94%) CSS
2 93 (94.90%) HTML
3 91 (92.86%) JavaScript
4 73 (74.49%) HTML5
5 67 (68.37%) jQuery
6 57 (58.16%) CSS3
7 36 (36.73%) Photoshop
8 29 (29.59%) Responsive Web Design
9 24 (24.49%) Backbone.js
10 23 (23.47%) User Experience
11 22 (22.45%) MVC
12 19 (19.39%) OO
13 18 (18.37%) .NET
14 17 (17.35%) JSON
15 16 (16.33%) Web Development
16 15 (15.31%) E-Commerce
17 14 (14.29%) Automotive
17 14 (14.29%) Content Management
17 14 (14.29%) AngularJS
18 13 (13.27%) Marketing
18 13 (13.27%) Finance
18 13 (13.27%) ASP.NET
18 13 (13.27%) PHP
19 12 (12.24%) Visual Studio
19 12 (12.24%) Web Services
19 12 (12.24%) Web Accessibility
20 11 (11.22%) Underscore.js
20 11 (11.22%) Node.js
20 11 (11.22%) Retail
21 10 (10.20%) CMS

Front-End Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 11 (11.22%) Node.js
2 10 (10.20%) CMS
3 4 (4.08%) WordPress
4 3 (3.06%) nginx
5 1 (1.02%) Joomla!
5 1 (1.02%) Drupal
Applications
1 36 (36.73%) Photoshop
2 9 (9.18%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Magento
2 2 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.10%) SaaS
2 1 (1.02%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.08%) DNS
1 4 (4.08%) SSL
1 4 (4.08%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.10%) MySQL
3 3 (3.06%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.06%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.02%) Big Data
5 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.02%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (12.24%) Visual Studio
2 10 (10.20%) Subversion
3 9 (9.18%) Grunt
4 5 (5.10%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.10%) Yeoman
5 4 (4.08%) Ant
5 4 (4.08%) Phing
6 2 (2.04%) PhantomJS
7 1 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.02%) Mercurial
General
1 14 (14.29%) Automotive
2 13 (13.27%) Finance
2 13 (13.27%) Marketing
3 11 (11.22%) Retail
4 8 (8.16%) Back Office
5 1 (1.02%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (96.94%) CSS
2 93 (94.90%) HTML
3 73 (74.49%) HTML5
4 67 (68.37%) jQuery
5 57 (58.16%) CSS3
6 24 (24.49%) Backbone.js
7 18 (18.37%) .NET
8 17 (17.35%) JSON
9 14 (14.29%) AngularJS
10 13 (13.27%) ASP.NET
11 12 (12.24%) Web Services
12 11 (11.22%) Underscore.js
13 9 (9.18%) Sass
14 8 (8.16%) KnockoutJS
14 8 (8.16%) RESTful
15 7 (7.14%) Ember.js
16 6 (6.12%) LESS
16 6 (6.12%) REST
16 6 (6.12%) Razor View Engine
16 6 (6.12%) Smarty
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.47%) User Experience
2 8 (8.16%) W3C
3 2 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.02%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.02%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.06%) Windows
1 3 (3.06%) Linux
1 3 (3.06%) Mac OS X
1 3 (3.06%) Debian
1 3 (3.06%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.59%) Responsive Web Design
2 22 (22.45%) MVC
3 19 (19.39%) OO
4 16 (16.33%) Web Development
5 15 (15.31%) E-Commerce
6 14 (14.29%) Content Management
7 12 (12.24%) Web Accessibility
8 10 (10.20%) Mentoring
9 7 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (6.12%) TDD
10 6 (6.12%) Unit Testing
10 6 (6.12%) Web Design
11 4 (4.08%) Software Engineering
11 4 (4.08%) SOA
12 2 (2.04%) Project Management
12 2 (2.04%) CRM
12 2 (2.04%) Pair Programming
12 2 (2.04%) Mobile Application Development
12 2 (2.04%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 91 (92.86%) JavaScript
2 13 (13.27%) PHP
3 9 (9.18%) Java
4 7 (7.14%) C#
5 6 (6.12%) SQL
6 3 (3.06%) VBA
6 3 (3.06%) Python
6 3 (3.06%) Delphi
7 2 (2.04%) Ruby
7 2 (2.04%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (5.10%) Degree
2 2 (2.04%) MCSD
2 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (4.08%) Plesk
Vendors
1 9 (9.18%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.10%) Adobe
3 1 (1.02%) Twitter
3 1 (1.02%) Oracle
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