The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Rank 103 144 152
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 141 85 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.43% 1.53% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.54% 1.59% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 131 77 73
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,400 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Front End Developer (Client-Side 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
5550 5333 5309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.56% 95.85% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4414 4402 4403
Median salary £37,500 £39,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Front End Developer (Client-Side 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 (Client-Side Developer) across the West Midlands region.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +4 40 £32,500 - 4
Warwickshire +32 35 £27,500 +10.00% 2
Coventry +15 31 £34,500 -1.42% 2
Staffordshire -2 16 £43,750 +56.25%
Shropshire -2 9 £32,500 +62.50%
Solihull +19 5 £37,500 +36.36%
Worcestershire +17 3 £22,500 -35.71% 1
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 281 (93.36%) JavaScript
2 269 (89.37%) HTML
2 269 (89.37%) CSS
3 243 (80.73%) Front End Development
4 202 (67.11%) jQuery
5 153 (50.83%) HTML5
6 150 (49.83%) AngularJS
7 120 (39.87%) PHP
8 118 (39.20%) User Experience
9 109 (36.21%) CSS3
10 104 (34.55%) Sass
11 100 (33.22%) Web Development
12 83 (27.57%) Git (software)
13 78 (25.91%) MVC
14 76 (25.25%) Agile Software Development
15 67 (22.26%) Web Design
15 67 (22.26%) Grunt
16 64 (21.26%) TDD
17 63 (20.93%) Open Source
18 62 (20.60%) Marketing
18 62 (20.60%) gulp
19 56 (18.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 54 (17.94%) MySQL
21 53 (17.61%) Photoshop
22 48 (15.95%) Adobe
23 47 (15.61%) Linux
24 45 (14.95%) Social Media
25 44 (14.62%) E-Commerce
25 44 (14.62%) SEO
26 42 (13.95%) Node.js

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 33 (10.96%) WordPress
2 32 (10.63%) CMS
3 12 (3.99%) Umbraco
4 10 (3.32%) IIS
5 6 (1.99%) Kentico
6 4 (1.33%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.00%) SilverStripe
8 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.33%) Apache
9 1 (0.33%) Drupal
9 1 (0.33%) JBoss
9 1 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 53 (17.61%) Photoshop
2 24 (7.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 15 (4.98%) Adobe Illustrator
4 8 (2.66%) Fireworks
5 2 (0.66%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (7.31%) Magento
2 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.64%) GitHub
2 7 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.33%) SaaS
4 3 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.00%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.66%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (0.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.31%) Internet
2 1 (0.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (17.94%) MySQL
2 4 (1.33%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.00%) Big Data
4 2 (0.66%) Amazon Redshift
4 2 (0.66%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 83 (27.57%) Git (software)
2 67 (22.26%) Grunt
3 62 (20.60%) gulp
4 23 (7.64%) Jasmine
4 23 (7.64%) Mocha
5 21 (6.98%) Subversion
6 20 (6.64%) Protractor
7 18 (5.98%) Babel
7 18 (5.98%) webpack
8 8 (2.66%) Bower
9 7 (2.33%) Jenkins
10 6 (1.99%) TortoiseSVN
11 4 (1.33%) Dreamweaver
12 3 (1.00%) CMake
13 2 (0.66%) Maven
13 2 (0.66%) QUnit
13 2 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.66%) Visual Studio
14 1 (0.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 1 (0.33%) Mercurial
General
1 62 (20.60%) Marketing
2 36 (11.96%) Retail
3 30 (9.97%) Finance
4 19 (6.31%) Advertising
5 15 (4.98%) Manufacturing
6 12 (3.99%) Telecoms
7 10 (3.32%) Electronics
7 10 (3.32%) Games
8 3 (1.00%) Automotive
8 3 (1.00%) Banking
8 3 (1.00%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 269 (89.37%) CSS
1 269 (89.37%) HTML
2 202 (67.11%) jQuery
3 153 (50.83%) HTML5
4 150 (49.83%) AngularJS
5 109 (36.21%) CSS3
6 104 (34.55%) Sass
7 56 (18.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 42 (13.95%) Node.js
9 37 (12.29%) React
9 37 (12.29%) Symfony
10 30 (9.97%) OOCSS
11 28 (9.30%) .NET
11 28 (9.30%) KnockoutJS
11 28 (9.30%) RESTful
12 24 (7.97%) LESS
13 22 (7.31%) Ajax
14 20 (6.64%) Zend Framework
15 18 (5.98%) Ember.js
16 16 (5.32%) Browserify
Miscellaneous
1 118 (39.20%) User Experience
2 45 (14.95%) Social Media
3 24 (7.97%) Graphic Design
4 16 (5.32%) iPhone
5 13 (4.32%) Mobile App
6 12 (3.99%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.99%) W3C
8 4 (1.33%) Digital Media
9 3 (1.00%) Blog
9 3 (1.00%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.66%) Animation
10 2 (0.66%) Fintech
10 2 (0.66%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.33%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.33%) Online Games
11 1 (0.33%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 47 (15.61%) Linux
2 13 (4.32%) Android
2 13 (4.32%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.66%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 243 (80.73%) Front End Development
2 100 (33.22%) Web Development
3 78 (25.91%) MVC
4 76 (25.25%) Agile Software Development
5 67 (22.26%) Web Design
6 64 (21.26%) TDD
7 63 (20.93%) Open Source
8 44 (14.62%) E-Commerce
8 44 (14.62%) SEO
9 36 (11.96%) Scrum
10 34 (11.30%) Responsive Web Design
11 32 (10.63%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
12 30 (9.97%) Workflow
13 27 (8.97%) Mobile First
14 26 (8.64%) Pay per click
15 23 (7.64%) Project Management
16 22 (7.31%) OO
16 22 (7.31%) SDLC
16 22 (7.31%) Software Engineering
17 21 (6.98%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 281 (93.36%) JavaScript
2 120 (39.87%) PHP
3 32 (10.63%) ES6
4 24 (7.97%) C#
5 13 (4.32%) Ruby
6 12 (3.99%) CoffeeScript
7 10 (3.32%) TypeScript
8 8 (2.66%) SQL
9 6 (1.99%) ActionScript
9 6 (1.99%) ActionScript 3.0
9 6 (1.99%) Java
10 5 (1.66%) VB.NET
11 4 (1.33%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.00%) C++
12 3 (1.00%) VC++
13 2 (0.66%) C
13 2 (0.66%) Scala
14 1 (0.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (3.99%) Degree
2 2 (0.66%) MCAD
2 2 (0.66%) MCP
2 2 (0.66%) MCSD
2 2 (0.66%) MCTS
2 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (0.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 48 (15.95%) Adobe
2 36 (11.96%) Zend
3 8 (2.66%) Google
4 6 (1.99%) Microsoft
5 5 (1.66%) Twitter
6 2 (0.66%) DevExpress
6 2 (0.66%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.66%) Telerik
7 1 (0.33%) Facebook
7 1 (0.33%) SAP
7 1 (0.33%) Sitecore
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