Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 96 127
Rank change year-on-year -17 +31 +11
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 91 95 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.30% 2.47% 2.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 2.72% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 75 92 91
Birmingham median annual salary £41,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.69% -7.14% +1.45%
10th Percentile £23,300 £22,550 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £51,000 £58,750
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +4.48%

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 3,596 3,489 4,296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 91.08% 90.69% 89.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2,574 2,845 3,205
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%

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 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Front End Development in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 77 (84.62%) HTML
2 75 (82.42%) CSS
3 65 (71.43%) JavaScript
4 43 (47.25%) AngularJS
5 36 (39.56%) PHP
6 32 (35.16%) Web Development
7 31 (34.07%) HTML5
8 29 (31.87%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (24.18%) CSS3
10 18 (19.78%) jQuery
11 17 (18.68%) SQL
12 16 (17.58%) Adobe
12 16 (17.58%) Scrum
13 15 (16.48%) Git (software)
13 15 (16.48%) Angular 2
14 14 (15.38%) React
14 14 (15.38%) WordPress
15 12 (13.19%) Sass
15 12 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
15 12 (13.19%) TDD
16 11 (12.09%) C#
17 10 (10.99%) Web Services
17 10 (10.99%) SEO
17 10 (10.99%) Open Source
18 9 (9.89%) User Experience
18 9 (9.89%) Microsoft
18 9 (9.89%) E-Commerce
18 9 (9.89%) .NET
18 9 (9.89%) Degree
19 8 (8.79%) Subversion

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 14 (15.38%) WordPress
2 5 (5.49%) CMS
3 3 (3.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (2.20%) IIS
5 1 (1.10%) Apache
5 1 (1.10%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.10%) Drupal
5 1 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.10%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.30%) Fireworks
2 3 (3.30%) Moqups
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (6.59%) Magento
2 5 (5.49%) Shopify
3 2 (2.20%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.59%) Zapier
2 5 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.30%) PaaS
4 2 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.20%) IaaS
4 2 (2.20%) MailChimp
4 2 (2.20%) SaaS
5 1 (1.10%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.79%) DNS
2 6 (6.59%) SSL
3 1 (1.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.59%) MySQL
3 4 (4.40%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.30%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.20%) Blockchain
5 2 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.10%) Hazelcast
6 1 (1.10%) HBase
6 1 (1.10%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.10%) Power BI
6 1 (1.10%) QlikView
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (16.48%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.79%) Subversion
3 6 (6.59%) GitLab
4 4 (4.40%) Jenkins
4 4 (4.40%) Maven
5 3 (3.30%) Ant
5 3 (3.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.30%) webpack
6 2 (2.20%) Selenium
7 1 (1.10%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.10%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.10%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.10%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.10%) JBehave
7 1 (1.10%) JMeter
7 1 (1.10%) JUnit
7 1 (1.10%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.10%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 6 (6.59%) Marketing
2 5 (5.49%) Finance
3 3 (3.30%) Retail
4 2 (2.20%) Advertising
4 2 (2.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 86 (94.51%) Developer
2 57 (62.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 12 (13.19%) Web Developer
4 7 (7.69%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 7 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 6 (6.59%) .NET Developer
5 6 (6.59%) C# Developer
5 6 (6.59%) Java Developer
5 6 (6.59%) PHP Developer
5 6 (6.59%) Technical Developer
5 6 (6.59%) Technical Manager
5 6 (6.59%) Web Manager
6 5 (5.49%) React Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Angular Developer
8 3 (3.30%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (3.30%) Designer
8 3 (3.30%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (3.30%) HTML CSS Developer
8 3 (3.30%) Java Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (84.62%) HTML
2 75 (82.42%) CSS
3 43 (47.25%) AngularJS
4 31 (34.07%) HTML5
5 22 (24.18%) CSS3
6 18 (19.78%) jQuery
7 15 (16.48%) Angular 2
8 14 (15.38%) React
9 12 (13.19%) Sass
10 10 (10.99%) Web Services
11 9 (9.89%) .NET
12 7 (7.69%) Ajax
12 7 (7.69%) ASP.NET
12 7 (7.69%) RESTful
13 6 (6.59%) SOAP
13 6 (6.59%) Twig
14 5 (5.49%) JSON
14 5 (5.49%) LESS
14 5 (5.49%) Node.js
15 4 (4.40%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.89%) User Experience
2 8 (8.79%) Mobile App
3 7 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (6.59%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.30%) Social Media
5 3 (3.30%) Tandem
5 3 (3.30%) W3C
6 2 (2.20%) Graphic Design
6 2 (2.20%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.20%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.10%) Fintech
7 1 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.40%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.30%) Android
3 2 (2.20%) Linux
3 2 (2.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.16%) Web Development
2 29 (31.87%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (17.58%) Scrum
4 12 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (13.19%) TDD
5 10 (10.99%) Open Source
5 10 (10.99%) SEO
6 9 (9.89%) E-Commerce
7 8 (8.79%) DevOps
7 8 (8.79%) MVC
8 7 (7.69%) BDD
8 7 (7.69%) Web Application Development
9 6 (6.59%) Microservices
10 4 (4.40%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (4.40%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (4.40%) Software Engineering
10 4 (4.40%) Web Design
11 3 (3.30%) CRM
11 3 (3.30%) Multithreading
11 3 (3.30%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 65 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 36 (39.56%) PHP
3 17 (18.68%) SQL
4 11 (12.09%) C#
5 8 (8.79%) Java
6 4 (4.40%) Python
6 4 (4.40%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.30%) Ruby
7 3 (3.30%) Scala
8 2 (2.20%) ES6
8 2 (2.20%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.10%) ES8
9 1 (1.10%) Java 8
9 1 (1.10%) R
9 1 (1.10%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (9.89%) Degree
2 6 (6.59%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.30%) MCPD
3 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.30%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.30%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.10%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.10%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.30%) Ansible
1 3 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.30%) Terraform
2 2 (2.20%) cPanel
Vendors
1 16 (17.58%) Adobe
2 9 (9.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.59%) Zuora
4 3 (3.30%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.10%) Google
5 1 (1.10%) Maxymiser
5 1 (1.10%) Oracle