The table below looks at the statistics for the Front-End Web 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 Web Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front-End Web Developer
Rank 203 200 193
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Front-End Web Developer 19 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.34% 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.21% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 11
Average salary £35,000 £26,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% +4.00%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £31,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.61%
Front-End Web 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
5348 5176 4597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.48% 95.13% 94.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4465 4406 3923
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Front-End Web Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Front-End Web Developer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Front-End Web Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Front-End Web 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 Web Developer across the West Midlands region.

Front-End Web Developer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Front-End Web Developer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Front-End Web Developer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Front-End Web Developer Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Front-End Web 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 Web Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 September 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 -6 4 £42,500 +80.85% 1
Walsall - 4 £37,500 -
Staffordshire -16 2 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Solihull - 2 £37,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £21,500 - 1
Front-End Web Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Front-End Web 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 Web Developer in their job title.

1 29 (100.00%) HTML
1 29 (100.00%) CSS
2 27 (93.10%) JavaScript
3 26 (89.66%) jQuery
4 20 (68.97%) HTML5
5 17 (58.62%) CSS3
6 12 (41.38%) Photoshop
7 9 (31.03%) MVC
8 8 (27.59%) Content Management
8 8 (27.59%) Web Development
9 7 (24.14%) MySQL
9 7 (24.14%) OO
9 7 (24.14%) E-Commerce
9 7 (24.14%) Backbone.js
10 6 (20.69%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (20.69%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (20.69%) JSON
11 5 (17.24%) Finance
11 5 (17.24%) PHP
11 5 (17.24%) Sass
11 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
12 4 (13.79%) Plesk
12 4 (13.79%) C#
12 4 (13.79%) DNS
12 4 (13.79%) SSL
12 4 (13.79%) SSH
12 4 (13.79%) Web Design
13 3 (10.34%) Django
13 3 (10.34%) Subversion
13 3 (10.34%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Front-End Web 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 Web Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.34%) nginx
1 3 (10.34%) Node.js
2 1 (3.45%) CMS
2 1 (3.45%) Drupal
2 1 (3.45%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (41.38%) Photoshop
2 6 (20.69%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) DNS
1 4 (13.79%) SSL
1 4 (13.79%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) MySQL
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.34%) RDBMS
2 3 (10.34%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
1 3 (10.34%) Subversion
1 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.34%) Grunt
2 2 (6.90%) Ant
2 2 (6.90%) Phing
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Automotive
2 3 (10.34%) Back Office
2 3 (10.34%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.45%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) HTML
1 29 (100.00%) CSS
2 26 (89.66%) jQuery
3 20 (68.97%) HTML5
4 17 (58.62%) CSS3
5 7 (24.14%) Backbone.js
6 6 (20.69%) JSON
7 5 (17.24%) Sass
7 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
8 3 (10.34%) Underscore.js
8 3 (10.34%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (10.34%) Django
8 3 (10.34%) Ajax
9 2 (6.90%) DOM
9 2 (6.90%) .NET
9 2 (6.90%) REST
9 2 (6.90%) LESS
10 1 (3.45%) XHTML
10 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Social Media
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.45%) Xbox
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
1 3 (10.34%) Mac OS X
1 3 (10.34%) Debian
1 3 (10.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) MVC
2 8 (27.59%) Content Management
2 8 (27.59%) Web Development
3 7 (24.14%) OO
3 7 (24.14%) E-Commerce
4 6 (20.69%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (13.79%) Web Design
6 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.34%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (10.34%) Unit Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.90%) SOA
7 2 (6.90%) TDD
8 1 (3.45%) Pair Programming
8 1 (3.45%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (3.45%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 27 (93.10%) JavaScript
2 5 (17.24%) PHP
3 4 (13.79%) C#
4 3 (10.34%) Delphi
4 3 (10.34%) SQL
4 3 (10.34%) VBA
4 3 (10.34%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) MCSD
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Plesk
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Adobe
3 1 (3.45%) Oracle
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