Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 105 109 102
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7 +11
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 59 100 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.11% 2.56% 2.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 2.79% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 56 84 95
Birmingham median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% +23.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,025 £23,000
90th Percentile £56,875 £61,250 £50,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% +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 2,574 3,584 3,609
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 92.19% 91.78% 91.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2,167 2,556 2,920
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -

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 18 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Front End Development in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 46 (77.97%) JavaScript
2 37 (62.71%) HTML
3 34 (57.63%) CSS
4 24 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (35.59%) HTML5
6 20 (33.90%) AngularJS
6 20 (33.90%) User Experience
7 19 (32.20%) CSS3
8 18 (30.51%) jQuery
8 18 (30.51%) .NET
9 17 (28.81%) C#
10 16 (27.12%) TypeScript
11 15 (25.42%) Git (software)
12 14 (23.73%) Node.js
12 14 (23.73%) ASP.NET
13 13 (22.03%) MVC
14 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
14 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Azure
14 11 (18.64%) React
15 9 (15.25%) ES6
15 9 (15.25%) Redux
15 9 (15.25%) TDD
15 9 (15.25%) Scrum
16 8 (13.56%) API Integration
17 7 (11.86%) Vue.js
17 7 (11.86%) CMS
17 7 (11.86%) Marketing
17 7 (11.86%) Web Development
17 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
17 7 (11.86%) Android

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 7 (11.86%) CMS
2 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.69%) Drupal
3 1 (1.69%) Umbraco
3 1 (1.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Photoshop
2 4 (6.78%) Fireworks
2 4 (6.78%) Moqups
3 1 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.78%) PaaS
3 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.08%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.69%) BrowserStack
4 1 (1.69%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) HTTP
1 1 (1.69%) Internet
1 1 (1.69%) Skype
1 1 (1.69%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.17%) MySQL
3 2 (3.39%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.69%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 15 (25.42%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.78%) Subversion
2 4 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.08%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.69%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.69%) JIRA
4 1 (1.69%) Mocha
4 1 (1.69%) Selenium
4 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (11.86%) Marketing
2 5 (8.47%) Public Sector
3 2 (3.39%) Advertising
3 2 (3.39%) Games
3 2 (3.39%) Legal
3 2 (3.39%) Local Government
4 1 (1.69%) Automotive
4 1 (1.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 56 (94.92%) Developer
2 38 (64.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 8 (13.56%) Full Stack Developer
4 7 (11.86%) React Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Senior Developer
6 3 (5.08%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (3.39%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Angular Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Architect
7 2 (3.39%) Senior Software Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.39%) UI Developer
8 1 (1.69%) Consultant
8 1 (1.69%) Designer
8 1 (1.69%) HTML CSS Developer
8 1 (1.69%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 1 (1.69%) Technical Architect
8 1 (1.69%) UX Designer
8 1 (1.69%) UX Developer
8 1 (1.69%) UX Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (62.71%) HTML
2 34 (57.63%) CSS
3 21 (35.59%) HTML5
4 20 (33.90%) AngularJS
5 19 (32.20%) CSS3
6 18 (30.51%) .NET
6 18 (30.51%) jQuery
7 14 (23.73%) ASP.NET
7 14 (23.73%) Node.js
8 11 (18.64%) React
9 9 (15.25%) Redux
10 7 (11.86%) Vue.js
11 6 (10.17%) JSON
11 6 (10.17%) Web Services
12 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (8.47%) Sass
13 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 4 (6.78%) Universal Windows Platform
14 3 (5.08%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.90%) User Experience
2 5 (8.47%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.78%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (6.78%) Tandem
4 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.69%) Clustering
5 1 (1.69%) Cyber-Physical System
5 1 (1.69%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.69%) FMCG
5 1 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.69%) PKI
5 1 (1.69%) Replication
5 1 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.86%) Android
1 7 (11.86%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.39%) Linux
3 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
3 1 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.03%) MVC
3 9 (15.25%) Scrum
3 9 (15.25%) TDD
4 8 (13.56%) API Integration
5 7 (11.86%) Web Development
6 6 (10.17%) Digital Marketing
6 6 (10.17%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (8.47%) E-Commerce
7 5 (8.47%) Wireframes
8 4 (6.78%) Acceptance Criteria
8 4 (6.78%) Agile Testing
8 4 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.78%) DevOps
8 4 (6.78%) SDLC
8 4 (6.78%) Workflow
9 3 (5.08%) Open Source
10 2 (3.39%) Integration Testing
10 2 (3.39%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (3.39%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (77.97%) JavaScript
2 17 (28.81%) C#
3 16 (27.12%) TypeScript
4 9 (15.25%) ES6
5 5 (8.47%) PHP
6 4 (6.78%) Java
6 4 (6.78%) T-SQL
7 3 (5.08%) SQL
8 1 (1.69%) Java 8
8 1 (1.69%) PHP 7
8 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Docker
1 1 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 7 (11.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.78%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.69%) Google
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle
3 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com