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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front-End Developer
Rank 137 186 156
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 81 27 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.44% 0.50% 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 0.53% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 74 25 46
Average salary £30,000 £31,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,650 £23,900 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
5282 5120 5163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 93.80% 95.42% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4394 4242 4382
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
Coventry - 20 £35,000 - 1
Birmingham +17 13 £32,500 -1.51% 8
Warwickshire +9 12 £25,000 -9.09% 7
Staffordshire +11 11 £29,000 +7.40% 5
Worcestershire 0 5 £32,500 +54.76% 1
Solihull - 5 £27,500 - 1
Shropshire - 4 £20,000 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £30,000 -
Walsall -3 1 - -
Dudley - 1 £30,000 -
Halesowen - 1 £22,500 - 1
Front-End Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

1 167 (97.66%) HTML
2 165 (96.49%) CSS
3 139 (81.29%) JavaScript
4 122 (71.35%) HTML5
5 112 (65.50%) jQuery
6 111 (64.91%) CSS3
7 66 (38.60%) Photoshop
8 55 (32.16%) Sass
9 53 (30.99%) PHP
10 47 (27.49%) User Experience
11 44 (25.73%) AngularJS
11 44 (25.73%) .NET
12 39 (22.81%) CMS
13 35 (20.47%) LESS
14 32 (18.71%) Git (software)
15 29 (16.96%) Marketing
16 27 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
16 27 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
17 26 (15.20%) ASP.NET
18 25 (14.62%) Adobe
18 25 (14.62%) Web Development
18 25 (14.62%) KnockoutJS
19 24 (14.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 24 (14.04%) XHTML
20 23 (13.45%) C#
21 21 (12.28%) WordPress
22 20 (11.70%) Scrum
22 20 (11.70%) Web Design
22 20 (11.70%) MySQL
23 19 (11.11%) SEO

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 39 (22.81%) CMS
2 21 (12.28%) WordPress
3 13 (7.60%) Node.js
4 4 (2.34%) Apache
4 4 (2.34%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.34%) Kentico
5 2 (1.17%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.58%) Orchard CMS
6 1 (0.58%) Umbraco
Applications
1 66 (38.60%) Photoshop
2 6 (3.51%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (3.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.17%) GIMP
3 2 (1.17%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.17%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 5 (2.92%) Magento
2 1 (0.58%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.58%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.58%) SaaS
1 1 (0.58%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.85%) Intranet
2 5 (2.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (11.70%) MySQL
2 3 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.17%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (18.71%) Git (software)
2 19 (11.11%) Subversion
3 11 (6.43%) Grunt
4 7 (4.09%) gulp
5 4 (2.34%) Axure RP
6 3 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.58%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.58%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (0.58%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.58%) JSUnit
7 1 (0.58%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.58%) Sublime Text
General
1 29 (16.96%) Marketing
2 6 (3.51%) Games
3 4 (2.34%) Advertising
4 3 (1.75%) Retail
5 2 (1.17%) Finance
6 1 (0.58%) Automotive
6 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.58%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.58%) Local Government
6 1 (0.58%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (97.66%) HTML
2 165 (96.49%) CSS
3 122 (71.35%) HTML5
4 112 (65.50%) jQuery
5 111 (64.91%) CSS3
6 55 (32.16%) Sass
7 44 (25.73%) AngularJS
7 44 (25.73%) .NET
8 35 (20.47%) LESS
9 26 (15.20%) ASP.NET
10 25 (14.62%) KnockoutJS
11 24 (14.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 24 (14.04%) XHTML
12 19 (11.11%) Ajax
13 13 (7.60%) Semantic HTML
14 11 (6.43%) JSON
15 8 (4.68%) XML
16 6 (3.51%) Middleware
16 6 (3.51%) Backbone.js
16 6 (3.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 47 (27.49%) User Experience
2 17 (9.94%) Mobile App
3 11 (6.43%) W3C
4 9 (5.26%) Social Media
5 5 (2.92%) Learning Management System
6 4 (2.34%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.34%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.75%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.17%) EPoS
8 2 (1.17%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.58%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.58%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.58%) Kindle
9 1 (0.58%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.58%) NHS
9 1 (0.58%) Mobile Games
9 1 (0.58%) Online Games
9 1 (0.58%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.36%) Linux
2 8 (4.68%) Android
2 8 (4.68%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.34%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
2 25 (14.62%) Web Development
3 20 (11.70%) Scrum
3 20 (11.70%) Web Design
4 19 (11.11%) SEO
5 17 (9.94%) Mobile Application Development
6 15 (8.77%) MVC
7 14 (8.19%) E-Commerce
8 11 (6.43%) Digital Marketing
8 11 (6.43%) Unit Testing
9 10 (5.85%) Analytics
10 9 (5.26%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
11 8 (4.68%) Android Development
11 8 (4.68%) iOS Development
12 6 (3.51%) Mobile Development
12 6 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (3.51%) OOP
12 6 (3.51%) OO
13 5 (2.92%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 139 (81.29%) JavaScript
2 53 (30.99%) PHP
3 23 (13.45%) C#
4 18 (10.53%) SQL
5 6 (3.51%) VB.NET
6 4 (2.34%) Python
7 3 (1.75%) VB
8 1 (0.58%) Ruby
8 1 (0.58%) PHP5
8 1 (0.58%) C++
8 1 (0.58%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (5.85%) Degree
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.58%) WAI
Vendors
1 25 (14.62%) Adobe
2 10 (5.85%) Google
3 7 (4.09%) Telerik
4 6 (3.51%) Oracle
4 6 (3.51%) Facebook
5 4 (2.34%) hybris
6 3 (1.75%) Twitter
6 3 (1.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (1.75%) Zend
7 2 (1.17%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.17%) SAP
7 2 (1.17%) OpenText
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
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Worcestershire
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefit package
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Warwickshire
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Salary: £27000 - £240000 per annum + + Benefits
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Burton-On-Trent
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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Birmingham
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Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 per year
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Warwick
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Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
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Coventry, Warwickshire
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Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 DOE
Posted: 19 days ago
Solihull
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Salary: £28000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
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Birmingham
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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Halesowen
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
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