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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Developer
Rank 175 152 165
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Developer 39 55 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.73% 0.99% 0.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 1.04% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 31 53 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 £45,000 £36,500
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
5089 5268 4657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.75% 94.82% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4263 4419 4062
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 £24,500 £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 25 July 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 25 July 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 0 12 £34,000 -4.22%
Staffordshire -1 11 £21,500 -33.84%
Warwickshire -2 8 £27,500 -12.69% 2
Herefordshire - 2 - - 1
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 25 July 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.

1 102 (100.00%) HTML
1 102 (100.00%) CSS
2 92 (90.20%) JavaScript
3 82 (80.39%) HTML5
4 78 (76.47%) CSS3
5 68 (66.67%) jQuery
6 38 (37.25%) Photoshop
7 31 (30.39%) .NET
7 31 (30.39%) Responsive Web Design
8 20 (19.61%) Subversion
9 18 (17.65%) Web Development
10 17 (16.67%) ASP.NET
11 15 (14.71%) Sass
11 15 (14.71%) Node.js
12 14 (13.73%) Automotive
13 13 (12.75%) Microsoft
13 13 (12.75%) SQL Server
14 12 (11.76%) JSP
15 11 (10.78%) MySQL
15 11 (10.78%) MVC
16 10 (9.80%) Visual Studio
16 10 (9.80%) PHP
16 10 (9.80%) SaaS
16 10 (9.80%) AngularJS
16 10 (9.80%) Web Accessibility
17 9 (8.82%) Facebook
18 8 (7.84%) Android
18 8 (7.84%) Backbone.js
18 8 (7.84%) Java
18 8 (7.84%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 15 (14.71%) Node.js
2 8 (7.84%) CMS
3 4 (3.92%) WordPress
4 3 (2.94%) nginx
5 2 (1.96%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.98%) Drupal
Applications
1 38 (37.25%) Photoshop
2 7 (6.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (1.96%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.92%) DNS
1 4 (3.92%) SSL
1 4 (3.92%) SSH
2 2 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.75%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.78%) MySQL
3 4 (3.92%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.94%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.98%) Big Data
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (19.61%) Subversion
2 10 (9.80%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.90%) Grunt
4 4 (3.92%) PhantomJS
5 3 (2.94%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.98%) Phing
6 1 (0.98%) Ant
6 1 (0.98%) Yeoman
General
1 14 (13.73%) Automotive
2 6 (5.88%) Retail
3 5 (4.90%) Finance
4 3 (2.94%) Marketing
5 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (100.00%) CSS
1 102 (100.00%) HTML
2 82 (80.39%) HTML5
3 78 (76.47%) CSS3
4 68 (66.67%) jQuery
5 31 (30.39%) .NET
6 17 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 15 (14.71%) Sass
8 12 (11.76%) JSP
9 10 (9.80%) AngularJS
10 8 (7.84%) Backbone.js
11 6 (5.88%) Web Services
12 5 (4.90%) Ajax
12 5 (4.90%) JSON
12 5 (4.90%) KnockoutJS
13 4 (3.92%) Nutch
13 4 (3.92%) Ember.js
13 4 (3.92%) XHTML
13 4 (3.92%) .NET Framework
13 4 (3.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.96%) Social Media
1 2 (1.96%) Mobile App
2 1 (0.98%) Xbox
2 1 (0.98%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (0.98%) Smartphone
2 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
2 1 (0.98%) Visualisation
2 1 (0.98%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.84%) Android
2 3 (2.94%) Windows
2 3 (2.94%) Linux
2 3 (2.94%) Mac OS X
2 3 (2.94%) Debian
2 3 (2.94%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (30.39%) Responsive Web Design
2 18 (17.65%) Web Development
3 11 (10.78%) MVC
4 10 (9.80%) Web Accessibility
5 8 (7.84%) E-Commerce
5 8 (7.84%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (6.86%) Web Design
7 6 (5.88%) Content Management
7 6 (5.88%) SEO
8 5 (4.90%) Unit Testing
9 4 (3.92%) Project Management
10 3 (2.94%) Pair Programming
11 2 (1.96%) TDD
11 2 (1.96%) Software Engineering
11 2 (1.96%) OO
11 2 (1.96%) Integration Testing
12 1 (0.98%) User Experience Design
12 1 (0.98%) Waterfall
12 1 (0.98%) Continuous Improvement
12 1 (0.98%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 92 (90.20%) JavaScript
2 10 (9.80%) PHP
3 8 (7.84%) C#
3 8 (7.84%) Java
4 5 (4.90%) SQL
5 3 (2.94%) Delphi
5 3 (2.94%) VBA
5 3 (2.94%) Python
6 2 (1.96%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.96%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.98%) Perl
7 1 (0.98%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (4.90%) Degree
2 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (3.92%) Plesk
Vendors
1 13 (12.75%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.82%) Facebook
3 6 (5.88%) Apple
4 3 (2.94%) Adobe
5 2 (1.96%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.98%) Oracle
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