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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 174 164 151
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 36 52 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.67% 0.93% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.99% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 28 52 39
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £43,750 £36,700
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5104 5278 4626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.85% 94.79% 95.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4273 4434 4018
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
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 1 August 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 1 August 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
Staffordshire +4 11 £21,500 -33.84%
Birmingham +8 10 £34,000 +6.25% 1
Warwickshire -1 7 £27,500 -12.69% 2
Herefordshire - 2 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -
West Bromwich - 1 £32,500 -
Front-End Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 101 (100.00%) HTML
1 101 (100.00%) CSS
2 91 (90.10%) JavaScript
3 82 (81.19%) HTML5
4 78 (77.23%) CSS3
5 68 (67.33%) jQuery
6 38 (37.62%) Photoshop
7 31 (30.69%) .NET
7 31 (30.69%) Responsive Web Design
8 20 (19.80%) Subversion
9 18 (17.82%) Web Development
10 17 (16.83%) ASP.NET
11 15 (14.85%) Sass
12 14 (13.86%) Node.js
12 14 (13.86%) Automotive
13 13 (12.87%) Microsoft
13 13 (12.87%) SQL Server
14 12 (11.88%) JSP
15 11 (10.89%) MySQL
15 11 (10.89%) MVC
16 10 (9.90%) Visual Studio
16 10 (9.90%) PHP
16 10 (9.90%) SaaS
16 10 (9.90%) AngularJS
16 10 (9.90%) Web Accessibility
17 9 (8.91%) Facebook
18 8 (7.92%) Android
18 8 (7.92%) Backbone.js
18 8 (7.92%) Java
18 8 (7.92%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (13.86%) Node.js
2 8 (7.92%) CMS
3 4 (3.96%) WordPress
4 3 (2.97%) nginx
5 2 (1.98%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.98%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.99%) Drupal
Applications
1 38 (37.62%) Photoshop
2 7 (6.93%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.98%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.96%) DNS
1 4 (3.96%) SSH
1 4 (3.96%) SSL
2 2 (1.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.87%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.89%) MySQL
3 3 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (2.97%) RDBMS
3 3 (2.97%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.97%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.99%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (19.80%) Subversion
2 10 (9.90%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.95%) Grunt
4 3 (2.97%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.97%) PhantomJS
5 1 (0.99%) Ant
5 1 (0.99%) Phing
5 1 (0.99%) Yeoman
General
1 14 (13.86%) Automotive
2 6 (5.94%) Retail
3 5 (4.95%) Finance
4 3 (2.97%) Marketing
5 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (100.00%) HTML
1 101 (100.00%) CSS
2 82 (81.19%) HTML5
3 78 (77.23%) CSS3
4 68 (67.33%) jQuery
5 31 (30.69%) .NET
6 17 (16.83%) ASP.NET
7 15 (14.85%) Sass
8 12 (11.88%) JSP
9 10 (9.90%) AngularJS
10 8 (7.92%) Backbone.js
11 6 (5.94%) Web Services
12 5 (4.95%) KnockoutJS
12 5 (4.95%) Ajax
12 5 (4.95%) JSON
13 4 (3.96%) .NET Framework
13 4 (3.96%) Ember.js
13 4 (3.96%) XML
13 4 (3.96%) XHTML
14 3 (2.97%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.98%) Social Media
1 2 (1.98%) Mobile App
2 1 (0.99%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (0.99%) Xbox
2 1 (0.99%) Open Source
2 1 (0.99%) Visualisation
2 1 (0.99%) Smartphone
2 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.92%) Android
2 3 (2.97%) Mac OS X
2 3 (2.97%) Debian
2 3 (2.97%) Windows
2 3 (2.97%) Linux
2 3 (2.97%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (30.69%) Responsive Web Design
2 18 (17.82%) Web Development
3 11 (10.89%) MVC
4 10 (9.90%) Web Accessibility
5 7 (6.93%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (6.93%) Web Design
5 7 (6.93%) E-Commerce
6 6 (5.94%) Content Management
6 6 (5.94%) SEO
7 5 (4.95%) Unit Testing
8 4 (3.96%) Project Management
9 3 (2.97%) Pair Programming
10 2 (1.98%) Integration Testing
10 2 (1.98%) OO
10 2 (1.98%) Software Engineering
10 2 (1.98%) TDD
11 1 (0.99%) Scrum
11 1 (0.99%) Migration
11 1 (0.99%) ERP
11 1 (0.99%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 91 (90.10%) JavaScript
2 10 (9.90%) PHP
3 8 (7.92%) Java
3 8 (7.92%) C#
4 5 (4.95%) SQL
5 3 (2.97%) Python
5 3 (2.97%) VBA
5 3 (2.97%) Delphi
6 2 (1.98%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.98%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.99%) Ruby
7 1 (0.99%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (4.95%) Degree
2 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (3.96%) Plesk
Vendors
1 13 (12.87%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.91%) Facebook
3 6 (5.94%) Apple
4 3 (2.97%) Adobe
5 2 (1.98%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.99%) Oracle
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