The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 141 136 166
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +30
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 59 61 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.20% 1.22% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 1.28% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 40 51 22
Average salary £33,000 £31,500 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -0.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £24,000 £21,550
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £42,500 £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+13.82% -5.38%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4705 4769 4500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.47% 95.17% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3925 3995 3874
Average salary £40,000 £36,061 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.92% -1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Front-End Developer
England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +20 29 £35,000 - 2
Staffordshire 0 15 £30,000 +20.00% 2
Warwickshire -3 6 £20,500 -47.09% 1
Shropshire +5 2 £47,500 +79.24%
Worcestershire -2 2 £30,000 +25.00%
Wolverhampton -9 2 £39,500 +43.63% 1
Walsall +1 1 - - 1
Solihull -6 1 £28,500 -9.52%
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Front-End Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 109 (100.00%) HTML
1 109 (100.00%) CSS
2 95 (87.16%) JavaScript
3 68 (62.39%) jQuery
4 60 (55.05%) HTML5
5 58 (53.21%) CSS3
6 48 (44.04%) Photoshop
7 41 (37.61%) .NET
8 28 (25.69%) Responsive Web Design
9 22 (20.18%) Web Development
10 19 (17.43%) C#
11 17 (15.60%) ASP.NET
12 16 (14.68%) Finance
12 16 (14.68%) PHP
12 16 (14.68%) Adobe
13 15 (13.76%) Subversion
14 12 (11.01%) MVC
14 12 (11.01%) Sass
15 11 (10.09%) Dreamweaver
15 11 (10.09%) SQL Server
16 10 (9.17%) MySQL
16 10 (9.17%) XML
17 9 (8.26%) Web Accessibility
17 9 (8.26%) Facebook
17 9 (8.26%) JSP
17 9 (8.26%) .NET Framework
18 8 (7.34%) Web Design
18 8 (7.34%) Android
19 7 (6.42%) Umbraco
19 7 (6.42%) WordPress

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 7 (6.42%) Umbraco
1 7 (6.42%) WordPress
2 6 (5.50%) CMS
3 3 (2.75%) Node.js
4 2 (1.83%) Drupal
4 2 (1.83%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.92%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 48 (44.04%) Photoshop
2 6 (5.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.83%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 5 (4.59%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.09%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.17%) MySQL
3 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.83%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 15 (13.76%) Subversion
2 11 (10.09%) Dreamweaver
3 6 (5.50%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.83%) PhantomJS
General
1 16 (14.68%) Finance
2 7 (6.42%) Automotive
3 5 (4.59%) Retail
3 5 (4.59%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (100.00%) HTML
1 109 (100.00%) CSS
2 68 (62.39%) jQuery
3 60 (55.05%) HTML5
4 58 (53.21%) CSS3
5 41 (37.61%) .NET
6 17 (15.60%) ASP.NET
7 12 (11.01%) Sass
8 10 (9.17%) XML
9 9 (8.26%) JSP
9 9 (8.26%) .NET Framework
10 7 (6.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (5.50%) XHTML
12 5 (4.59%) Ajax
13 4 (3.67%) JSON
14 3 (2.75%) RESTful
14 3 (2.75%) AngularJS
15 2 (1.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 2 (1.83%) Backbone.js
15 2 (1.83%) Nutch
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.50%) Graphic Design
2 5 (4.59%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.75%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.75%) Social Media
4 1 (0.92%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.92%) Xbox
4 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.92%) Visualisation
4 1 (0.92%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.34%) Android
2 2 (1.83%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (25.69%) Responsive Web Design
2 22 (20.18%) Web Development
3 12 (11.01%) MVC
4 9 (8.26%) Web Accessibility
5 8 (7.34%) Web Design
6 7 (6.42%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (6.42%) Content Management
7 6 (5.50%) SEO
8 5 (4.59%) E-Commerce
8 5 (4.59%) Analytics
9 4 (3.67%) Web Analytics
10 3 (2.75%) Software Engineering
10 3 (2.75%) Mobile Application Development
10 3 (2.75%) Dependency Management
11 2 (1.83%) Unit Testing
11 2 (1.83%) Integration Testing
12 1 (0.92%) User Experience Design
12 1 (0.92%) Software Architecture
12 1 (0.92%) Android Development
12 1 (0.92%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 95 (87.16%) JavaScript
2 19 (17.43%) C#
3 16 (14.68%) PHP
4 3 (2.75%) VB
4 3 (2.75%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.83%) SQL
5 2 (1.83%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.92%) Python
6 1 (0.92%) Ruby
6 1 (0.92%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (3.67%) Degree
2 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.92%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 16 (14.68%) Adobe
2 9 (8.26%) Facebook
3 6 (5.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.50%) Apple
4 5 (4.59%) Google
5 2 (1.83%) Sitecore
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: Good salary + Shares + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Fantastic benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + benefits / training
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
SmartSourcing plc
Salary: negotiable (+ Bonus and Relocation)
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stoke-on- Trent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Leamington Spa
Premier Group
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago