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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 147 160 132
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 69 40 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.29% 0.82% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 0.87% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 63 39 66
Average salary £27,500 £24,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.58% -26.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,400 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -5.79%
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
5110 4608 4553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.42% 94.97% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4529 3881 3988
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +4 25 £40,000 +75.82% 1
Warwickshire -9 13 £22,000 -8.33% 4
Worcestershire +13 4 £21,250 -3.40%
Coventry -9 4 £22,500 -7.21%
Walsall - 4 £37,500 - 1
Wolverhampton -6 3 £27,500 -26.66%
Solihull -6 3 £30,000 +10.09% 1
Shropshire - 3 - -
Staffordshire -5 1 £22,000 -12.00% 1
Front-End Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 107 (97.27%) CSS
2 105 (95.45%) HTML
3 98 (89.09%) JavaScript
4 78 (70.91%) jQuery
5 74 (67.27%) HTML5
6 56 (50.91%) CSS3
7 48 (43.64%) Photoshop
8 37 (33.64%) Responsive Web Design
9 34 (30.91%) User Experience
10 29 (26.36%) MVC
11 27 (24.55%) PHP
11 27 (24.55%) Backbone.js
12 24 (21.82%) OO
13 23 (20.91%) JSON
14 19 (17.27%) E-Commerce
15 18 (16.36%) KnockoutJS
16 17 (15.45%) Retail
16 17 (15.45%) Grunt
17 16 (14.55%) .NET
17 16 (14.55%) Marketing
17 16 (14.55%) Underscore.js
18 15 (13.64%) C#
18 15 (13.64%) W3C
18 15 (13.64%) Web Development
18 15 (13.64%) Sass
19 14 (12.73%) ASP.NET
19 14 (12.73%) Web Services
19 14 (12.73%) CMS
19 14 (12.73%) Git (software)
19 14 (12.73%) AngularJS

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 14 (12.73%) CMS
2 7 (6.36%) WordPress
2 7 (6.36%) Node.js
3 3 (2.73%) nginx
4 1 (0.91%) Joomla!
4 1 (0.91%) Drupal
Applications
1 48 (43.64%) Photoshop
2 12 (10.91%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.82%) InDesign
3 2 (1.82%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Magento
2 2 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) SaaS
1 1 (0.91%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.91%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.73%) SQL Server
1 3 (2.73%) RDBMS
1 3 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (2.73%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.91%) MySQL
2 1 (0.91%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.91%) Big Data
2 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (15.45%) Grunt
2 14 (12.73%) Git (software)
3 10 (9.09%) Yeoman
4 8 (7.27%) Visual Studio
5 5 (4.55%) Subversion
6 4 (3.64%) JIRA
7 3 (2.73%) Ant
7 3 (2.73%) Phing
8 1 (0.91%) JUnit
8 1 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.91%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.91%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.91%) Behat
General
1 17 (15.45%) Retail
2 16 (14.55%) Marketing
3 11 (10.00%) Finance
4 8 (7.27%) Automotive
4 8 (7.27%) Back Office
5 1 (0.91%) Games
5 1 (0.91%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (97.27%) CSS
2 105 (95.45%) HTML
3 78 (70.91%) jQuery
4 74 (67.27%) HTML5
5 56 (50.91%) CSS3
6 27 (24.55%) Backbone.js
7 23 (20.91%) JSON
8 18 (16.36%) KnockoutJS
9 16 (14.55%) Underscore.js
9 16 (14.55%) .NET
10 15 (13.64%) Sass
11 14 (12.73%) ASP.NET
11 14 (12.73%) Web Services
11 14 (12.73%) AngularJS
12 13 (11.82%) RESTful
13 11 (10.00%) Smarty
13 11 (10.00%) Razor View Engine
13 11 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 10 (9.09%) XHTML
15 9 (8.18%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (30.91%) User Experience
2 15 (13.64%) W3C
3 3 (2.73%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.82%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.91%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (0.91%) Open Source
5 1 (0.91%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.73%) Windows
1 3 (2.73%) Linux
1 3 (2.73%) Mac OS X
1 3 (2.73%) Debian
1 3 (2.73%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.64%) Responsive Web Design
2 29 (26.36%) MVC
3 24 (21.82%) OO
4 19 (17.27%) E-Commerce
5 15 (13.64%) Web Development
6 10 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (9.09%) Content Management
6 10 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 8 (7.27%) Web Accessibility
8 7 (6.36%) Digital Marketing
9 6 (5.45%) Unit Testing
9 6 (5.45%) TDD
10 5 (4.55%) Web Design
11 4 (3.64%) Project Management
12 3 (2.73%) SOA
12 3 (2.73%) Software Engineering
13 2 (1.82%) CRM
13 2 (1.82%) Mobile Application Development
14 1 (0.91%) OO PHP
14 1 (0.91%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 98 (89.09%) JavaScript
2 27 (24.55%) PHP
3 15 (13.64%) C#
4 6 (5.45%) SQL
5 4 (3.64%) ActionScript
5 4 (3.64%) ActionScript 3.0
5 4 (3.64%) Java
6 3 (2.73%) Delphi
6 3 (2.73%) VBA
6 3 (2.73%) Python
7 2 (1.82%) Ruby
7 2 (1.82%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (3.64%) Degree
2 2 (1.82%) MCSD
2 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 11 (10.00%) Adobe
2 5 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle
3 1 (0.91%) Google
3 1 (0.91%) Zend
3 1 (0.91%) Twitter
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