Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 93 102
Rank change year-on-year -4 +9 +33
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 103 118 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.74% 3.06% 2.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 3.33% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 88 108 108
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £31,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.98% -7.35% +4.62%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,625 £47,500 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.08% -0.76%

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 3,401 3,547 4,354
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 90.62% 91.99% 90.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2,421 2,853 3,198
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -2.30%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Front End Development in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 82 (79.61%) JavaScript
2 80 (77.67%) HTML
3 75 (72.82%) CSS
4 49 (47.57%) AngularJS
4 49 (47.57%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (34.95%) HTML5
6 28 (27.18%) Scrum
7 26 (25.24%) CSS3
8 24 (23.30%) jQuery
9 23 (22.33%) TDD
10 22 (21.36%) Web Development
11 21 (20.39%) PHP
11 21 (20.39%) React
12 20 (19.42%) C#
13 19 (18.45%) SQL
13 19 (18.45%) Microsoft
14 17 (16.50%) ASP.NET
14 17 (16.50%) .NET
15 16 (15.53%) Adobe
16 14 (13.59%) Web Services
16 14 (13.59%) User Experience
17 13 (12.62%) Node.js
17 13 (12.62%) Continuous Integration
18 12 (11.65%) Sass
18 12 (11.65%) Angular 2
19 11 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
19 11 (10.68%) Git (software)
20 10 (9.71%) Digital Marketing
20 10 (9.71%) Jenkins
20 10 (9.71%) Marketing

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 (6.80%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 7 (6.80%) CMS
2 6 (5.83%) WordPress
3 3 (2.91%) Confluence
4 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.97%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.97%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (3.88%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.91%) Fireworks
2 3 (2.91%) Moqups
Business Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Shopify
2 1 (0.97%) Magento
2 1 (0.97%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.91%) GitHub
2 3 (2.91%) PaaS
2 3 (2.91%) Serverless
2 3 (2.91%) Zapier
3 2 (1.94%) Azure Functions
4 1 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.97%) MailChimp
4 1 (0.97%) npm
4 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.88%) DNS
2 3 (2.91%) SSL
3 1 (0.97%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.88%) MySQL
3 3 (2.91%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.94%) Blockchain
4 2 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.94%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.94%) SQLite
5 1 (0.97%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.97%) Hazelcast
5 1 (0.97%) HBase
5 1 (0.97%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.97%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.97%) Power BI
5 1 (0.97%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 11 (10.68%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.71%) Jenkins
3 7 (6.80%) Maven
4 6 (5.83%) Subversion
5 5 (4.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (4.85%) JIRA
6 4 (3.88%) Selenium
7 3 (2.91%) Ant
7 3 (2.91%) GitLab
7 3 (2.91%) Jasmine
7 3 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.91%) webpack
8 2 (1.94%) Grunt
8 2 (1.94%) gulp
8 2 (1.94%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (1.94%) Moq
8 2 (1.94%) MSTest
8 2 (1.94%) NUnit
9 1 (0.97%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.97%) NetBeans
General
1 10 (9.71%) Marketing
2 9 (8.74%) Finance
3 3 (2.91%) Advertising
4 2 (1.94%) Games
5 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 98 (95.15%) Developer
2 71 (68.93%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 12 (11.65%) Senior Developer
4 10 (9.71%) C# Developer
5 8 (7.77%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (6.80%) Junior
6 7 (6.80%) Junior Developer
6 7 (6.80%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (6.80%) React Developer
7 6 (5.83%) .NET Developer
7 6 (5.83%) Angular Developer
7 6 (5.83%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 6 (5.83%) Web Developer
8 5 (4.85%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (3.88%) Java Developer
10 3 (2.91%) Designer
10 3 (2.91%) J2EE Developer
10 3 (2.91%) Java Engineer
10 3 (2.91%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (77.67%) HTML
2 75 (72.82%) CSS
3 49 (47.57%) AngularJS
4 36 (34.95%) HTML5
5 26 (25.24%) CSS3
6 24 (23.30%) jQuery
7 21 (20.39%) React
8 17 (16.50%) .NET
8 17 (16.50%) ASP.NET
9 14 (13.59%) Web Services
10 13 (12.62%) Node.js
11 12 (11.65%) Angular 2
11 12 (11.65%) Sass
12 8 (7.77%) WCF
12 8 (7.77%) WinForms
13 5 (4.85%) Ajax
13 5 (4.85%) REST
13 5 (4.85%) RESTful
13 5 (4.85%) Semantic HTML
14 4 (3.88%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.59%) User Experience
2 11 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.80%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (3.88%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.88%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.91%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.91%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.91%) Tandem
5 3 (2.91%) W3C
6 2 (1.94%) Fintech
6 2 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.97%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.83%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.91%) Android
3 2 (1.94%) Windows
4 1 (0.97%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (47.57%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (27.18%) Scrum
3 23 (22.33%) TDD
4 22 (21.36%) Web Development
5 13 (12.62%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (9.71%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (8.74%) BDD
7 9 (8.74%) MVC
8 8 (7.77%) E-Commerce
9 7 (6.80%) DevOps
9 7 (6.80%) Open Source
10 6 (5.83%) Microservices
10 6 (5.83%) Multithreading
10 6 (5.83%) SEO
10 6 (5.83%) Web Application Development
11 5 (4.85%) Continuous Deployment
11 5 (4.85%) Mentoring
11 5 (4.85%) OO
11 5 (4.85%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (4.85%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 82 (79.61%) JavaScript
2 21 (20.39%) PHP
3 20 (19.42%) C#
4 19 (18.45%) SQL
5 7 (6.80%) Java
6 5 (4.85%) Python
7 4 (3.88%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.94%) ES6
8 2 (1.94%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.97%) ES8
9 1 (0.97%) Java 8
9 1 (0.97%) Perl
9 1 (0.97%) R
9 1 (0.97%) Ruby
9 1 (0.97%) Scala
9 1 (0.97%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.97%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (7.77%) Degree
1 8 (7.77%) MCPD
1 8 (7.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.91%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.97%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) QA
2 3 (2.91%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 2 (1.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.91%) Ansible
1 3 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.91%) Terraform
2 1 (0.97%) cPanel
Vendors
1 19 (18.45%) Microsoft
2 16 (15.53%) Adobe
3 3 (2.91%) Atlassian
3 3 (2.91%) Xamarin
3 3 (2.91%) Zuora
4 1 (0.97%) Google
4 1 (0.97%) HubSpot
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle