Period
to 23 January 2019

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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 100 70 101
Rank change year-on-year -30 +31 +30
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 84 140 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.53% 3.81% 2.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 4.14% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 71 130 108
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -18.75% +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,425 £25,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £48,750 £65,750
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% -

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 3,034 3,384 4,003
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 91.47% 91.98% 92.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2,100 2,527 2,960
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,050 £68,750 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £41,250 £41,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -0.60% -

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 23 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Front End Development in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 67 (79.76%) JavaScript
2 57 (67.86%) CSS
3 52 (61.90%) HTML
4 47 (55.95%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (38.10%) AngularJS
6 25 (29.76%) User Experience
7 24 (28.57%) TDD
7 24 (28.57%) jQuery
8 22 (26.19%) Web Development
8 22 (26.19%) HTML5
9 19 (22.62%) CSS3
9 19 (22.62%) React
10 18 (21.43%) Scrum
10 18 (21.43%) SQL
11 16 (19.05%) C#
12 14 (16.67%) Algorithms
13 13 (15.48%) Jenkins
13 13 (15.48%) PHP
13 13 (15.48%) Web Services
13 13 (15.48%) Degree
13 13 (15.48%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (14.29%) Node.js
15 11 (13.10%) .NET
15 11 (13.10%) Python
16 10 (11.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
16 10 (11.90%) Adobe
16 10 (11.90%) MySQL
16 10 (11.90%) ASP.NET
16 10 (11.90%) CMS

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 10 (11.90%) CMS
2 7 (8.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 6 (7.14%) Confluence
4 5 (5.95%) WordPress
5 1 (1.19%) Drupal
5 1 (1.19%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (2.38%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.19%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Magento
2 2 (2.38%) Shopify
3 1 (1.19%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (8.33%) Serverless
3 6 (7.14%) GitHub
4 5 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.38%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.90%) MySQL
2 8 (9.52%) MongoDB
2 8 (9.52%) NoSQL
2 8 (9.52%) Redis
3 6 (7.14%) InterSystems Cache
4 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.38%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.38%) SQLite
6 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (15.48%) Jenkins
2 9 (10.71%) Git (software)
3 8 (9.52%) JIRA
4 7 (8.33%) Maven
5 5 (5.95%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (3.57%) gulp
6 3 (3.57%) Jasmine
6 3 (3.57%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.38%) Grunt
7 2 (2.38%) Moq
7 2 (2.38%) MSTest
7 2 (2.38%) NUnit
7 2 (2.38%) Selenium
8 1 (1.19%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 1 (1.19%) webpack
General
1 10 (11.90%) Marketing
2 7 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (1.19%) Advertising
3 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 83 (98.81%) Developer
2 58 (69.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 28 (33.33%) Senior Developer
4 13 (15.48%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 11 (13.10%) React Developer
6 10 (11.90%) Web Developer
7 9 (10.71%) Senior Web Developer
8 7 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
8 7 (8.33%) Senior React Developer
9 6 (7.14%) C# Developer
10 5 (5.95%) Full Stack Developer
10 5 (5.95%) Junior
10 5 (5.95%) Junior Developer
10 5 (5.95%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 4 (4.76%) Backend Developer
11 4 (4.76%) Integration Developer
12 3 (3.57%) Angular Developer
12 3 (3.57%) PHP Developer
13 2 (2.38%) Lead Developer
13 2 (2.38%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (67.86%) CSS
2 52 (61.90%) HTML
3 32 (38.10%) AngularJS
4 24 (28.57%) jQuery
5 22 (26.19%) HTML5
6 19 (22.62%) CSS3
6 19 (22.62%) React
7 13 (15.48%) Web Services
8 12 (14.29%) Node.js
9 11 (13.10%) .NET
10 10 (11.90%) ASP.NET
10 10 (11.90%) Backbone.js
10 10 (11.90%) RESTful
10 10 (11.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 9 (10.71%) LAMP
11 9 (10.71%) Laravel
12 8 (9.52%) Ember.js
12 8 (9.52%) Semantic UI
13 7 (8.33%) Sass
14 5 (5.95%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 25 (29.76%) User Experience
2 14 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 6 (7.14%) Data Structures
4 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (4.76%) Virtual Team
6 3 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.38%) Fintech
7 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.19%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
1 2 (2.38%) Windows
2 1 (1.19%) Android
2 1 (1.19%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (55.95%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (28.57%) TDD
3 22 (26.19%) Web Development
4 18 (21.43%) Scrum
5 13 (15.48%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (10.71%) Digital Marketing
6 9 (10.71%) Responsive Web Design
7 8 (9.52%) Business Development
7 8 (9.52%) Content Management
7 8 (9.52%) DevOps
7 8 (9.52%) Software Engineering
7 8 (9.52%) Unit Testing
8 7 (8.33%) Project Management
8 7 (8.33%) Web Design
9 6 (7.14%) Issue Tracking
9 6 (7.14%) Multithreading
9 6 (7.14%) MVC
9 6 (7.14%) Prototyping
9 6 (7.14%) Software Architecture
9 6 (7.14%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 67 (79.76%) JavaScript
2 18 (21.43%) SQL
3 16 (19.05%) C#
4 13 (15.48%) PHP
5 11 (13.10%) Python
6 9 (10.71%) Java
7 5 (5.95%) Perl
8 4 (4.76%) ES6
9 3 (3.57%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.19%) ES7
10 1 (1.19%) ES8
Qualifications
1 13 (15.48%) Degree
2 5 (5.95%) MCPD
2 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (11.90%) Adobe
1 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.14%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.19%) Apple
3 1 (1.19%) HubSpot