Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Front End Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Front End Development over the 6 months to 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 71 107
Rank change year-on-year -33 +36 +36
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 94 143 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.61% 3.69% 2.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 4.02% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 79 133 115
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £47,500 £63,750
West Midlands median annual salary £35,500 £31,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +12.70% -10.00% -

Front End Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,284 3,555 4,304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 91.07% 91.72% 90.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2,322 2,810 3,164
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,900 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

Front End Development
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Front End Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Development in Birmingham

Front End Development
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front End Development in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Front End Development in Birmingham

Front End Development
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Development in Birmingham over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Front End Development in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT jobs citing Front End Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 74 (78.72%) JavaScript
2 59 (62.77%) CSS
3 58 (61.70%) HTML
4 50 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (43.62%) AngularJS
6 28 (29.79%) React
7 26 (27.66%) HTML5
8 25 (26.60%) Scrum
8 25 (26.60%) TDD
9 24 (25.53%) jQuery
10 21 (22.34%) SQL
11 20 (21.28%) C#
12 19 (20.21%) User Experience
13 18 (19.15%) CSS3
13 18 (19.15%) Web Development
14 17 (18.09%) Web Services
14 17 (18.09%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (17.02%) Jenkins
16 15 (15.96%) Microsoft
17 14 (14.89%) ASP.NET
17 14 (14.89%) .NET
18 13 (13.83%) Node.js
19 12 (12.77%) Algorithms
20 11 (11.70%) PHP
20 11 (11.70%) Java
20 11 (11.70%) Python
20 11 (11.70%) Finance
21 10 (10.64%) Maven
21 10 (10.64%) Git (software)
21 10 (10.64%) Backbone.js

Front End Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 8 (8.51%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 7 (7.45%) CMS
3 6 (6.38%) Confluence
4 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.06%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.06%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.06%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Shopify
2 1 (1.06%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (7.45%) Serverless
2 6 (6.38%) GitHub
3 5 (5.32%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.13%) Azure Functions
5 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.51%) MySQL
2 7 (7.45%) NoSQL
3 6 (6.38%) InterSystems Cache
3 6 (6.38%) MongoDB
3 6 (6.38%) Redis
4 5 (5.32%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.13%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.13%) SQLite
6 1 (1.06%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.06%) Hazelcast
6 1 (1.06%) HBase
6 1 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (17.02%) Jenkins
2 10 (10.64%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.64%) Maven
3 8 (8.51%) JIRA
4 5 (5.32%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (4.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (4.26%) Jasmine
5 4 (4.26%) Selenium
6 3 (3.19%) gulp
6 3 (3.19%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (2.13%) Ant
7 2 (2.13%) Grunt
7 2 (2.13%) Moq
7 2 (2.13%) MSTest
7 2 (2.13%) NUnit
7 2 (2.13%) Subversion
7 2 (2.13%) webpack
8 1 (1.06%) JMeter
8 1 (1.06%) JUnit
8 1 (1.06%) NetBeans
General
1 11 (11.70%) Finance
2 9 (9.57%) Marketing
3 2 (2.13%) Advertising
4 1 (1.06%) Games
4 1 (1.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 89 (94.68%) Developer
2 61 (64.89%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 26 (27.66%) Senior Developer
4 14 (14.89%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 12 (12.77%) React Developer
6 10 (10.64%) C# Developer
7 9 (9.57%) Web Developer
8 8 (8.51%) Full Stack Developer
8 8 (8.51%) JavaScript Developer
9 7 (7.45%) Senior Web Developer
10 6 (6.38%) Junior
10 6 (6.38%) Junior Developer
10 6 (6.38%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 6 (6.38%) Senior React Developer
11 4 (4.26%) Angular Developer
12 3 (3.19%) .NET Developer
12 3 (3.19%) Backend Developer
12 3 (3.19%) Designer
12 3 (3.19%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 3 (3.19%) Integration Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (62.77%) CSS
2 58 (61.70%) HTML
3 41 (43.62%) AngularJS
4 28 (29.79%) React
5 26 (27.66%) HTML5
6 24 (25.53%) jQuery
7 18 (19.15%) CSS3
8 17 (18.09%) Web Services
9 14 (14.89%) .NET
9 14 (14.89%) ASP.NET
10 13 (13.83%) Node.js
11 10 (10.64%) Backbone.js
12 9 (9.57%) RESTful
12 9 (9.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (8.51%) Ember.js
13 8 (8.51%) Sass
13 8 (8.51%) WCF
13 8 (8.51%) WinForms
14 6 (6.38%) LAMP
14 6 (6.38%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.21%) User Experience
2 12 (12.77%) Algorithms
3 10 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.38%) Data Structures
5 5 (5.32%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (3.19%) Virtual Team
8 2 (2.13%) Fintech
9 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.06%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.19%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.13%) Windows
3 1 (1.06%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (53.19%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (26.60%) Scrum
2 25 (26.60%) TDD
3 18 (19.15%) Web Development
4 17 (18.09%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (10.64%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (9.57%) DevOps
6 9 (9.57%) Digital Marketing
6 9 (9.57%) Software Engineering
6 9 (9.57%) Web Design
7 8 (8.51%) Multithreading
8 7 (7.45%) BDD
8 7 (7.45%) Project Management
8 7 (7.45%) Unit Testing
9 6 (6.38%) Business Development
9 6 (6.38%) Content Management
9 6 (6.38%) E-Commerce
9 6 (6.38%) Issue Tracking
10 5 (5.32%) MVC
10 5 (5.32%) OO
Programming Languages
1 74 (78.72%) JavaScript
2 21 (22.34%) SQL
3 20 (21.28%) C#
4 11 (11.70%) Java
4 11 (11.70%) PHP
4 11 (11.70%) Python
5 5 (5.32%) Perl
6 2 (2.13%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.06%) ES6
7 1 (1.06%) ES8
7 1 (1.06%) Java 8
7 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.06%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.06%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (9.57%) Degree
2 8 (8.51%) MCPD
2 8 (8.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.06%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) Ansible
1 2 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.13%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (15.96%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.51%) Adobe
3 6 (6.38%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.06%) Apple
4 1 (1.06%) HubSpot
4 1 (1.06%) Oracle