Period
to 27 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 27 April 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
27 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 110 154
Rank change year-on-year -30 +44 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 53 72 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.42% 1.94% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 2.00% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 46 73 45
Birmingham median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £25,750 £27,100 £20,750
90th Percentile £47,500 £65,000 £45,000
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% +1.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3,623 3,605 4,217
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.79% 97.30% 95.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2,628 2,879 3,342
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +4.71% +3.66%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Birmingham

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Birmingham

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Birmingham over the 6 months to 27 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in Birmingham

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 April 2018, Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) job roles required the following IT 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 featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 52 (98.11%) HTML
1 52 (98.11%) Front End Development
2 51 (96.23%) CSS
3 44 (83.02%) JavaScript
4 42 (79.25%) PHP
5 33 (62.26%) AngularJS
6 32 (60.38%) Web Development
7 19 (35.85%) WordPress
7 19 (35.85%) Sass
8 16 (30.19%) HTML5
9 13 (24.53%) CSS3
9 13 (24.53%) React
10 12 (22.64%) Angular 2
10 12 (22.64%) Adobe
11 9 (16.98%) Git (software)
11 9 (16.98%) jQuery
11 9 (16.98%) LESS
12 8 (15.09%) GitLab
12 8 (15.09%) SEO
13 7 (13.21%) SQL
13 7 (13.21%) Linux
13 7 (13.21%) Marketing
13 7 (13.21%) User Experience
14 6 (11.32%) Zuora
14 6 (11.32%) Twig
14 6 (11.32%) Zapier
14 6 (11.32%) Cyber Essentials
14 6 (11.32%) Computer Science Degree
14 6 (11.32%) Web Application Development
14 6 (11.32%) Node.js

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
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 19 (35.85%) WordPress
2 3 (5.66%) CMS
2 3 (5.66%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (3.77%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) Zapier
2 3 (5.66%) GitHub
3 2 (3.77%) npm
3 2 (3.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) DNS
1 6 (11.32%) SSL
2 2 (3.77%) Intranet
2 2 (3.77%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.32%) MySQL
2 2 (3.77%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 9 (16.98%) Git (software)
2 8 (15.09%) GitLab
3 3 (5.66%) gulp
4 2 (3.77%) webpack
General
1 7 (13.21%) Marketing
2 6 (11.32%) Retail
3 5 (9.43%) Advertising
4 2 (3.77%) Electronics
4 2 (3.77%) Games
4 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (98.11%) HTML
2 51 (96.23%) CSS
3 33 (62.26%) AngularJS
4 19 (35.85%) Sass
5 16 (30.19%) HTML5
6 13 (24.53%) CSS3
6 13 (24.53%) React
7 12 (22.64%) Angular 2
8 9 (16.98%) jQuery
8 9 (16.98%) LESS
9 6 (11.32%) Node.js
9 6 (11.32%) Twig
10 5 (9.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (7.55%) Backbone.js
12 3 (5.66%) CakePHP
12 3 (5.66%) Ember.js
12 3 (5.66%) Vue (Vue.js)
13 2 (3.77%) Apache Cordova
13 2 (3.77%) Redux
13 2 (3.77%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) User Experience
2 6 (11.32%) Computer Science
2 6 (11.32%) Social Media
3 5 (9.43%) Linux Command Line
3 5 (9.43%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.77%) New Media
4 2 (3.77%) Replication
5 1 (1.89%) Blog
5 1 (1.89%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.89%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.21%) Linux
2 2 (3.77%) Android
2 2 (3.77%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (98.11%) Front End Development
2 32 (60.38%) Web Development
3 8 (15.09%) SEO
4 6 (11.32%) B2B
4 6 (11.32%) B2C
4 6 (11.32%) Facilities Management
4 6 (11.32%) MVC
4 6 (11.32%) Open Source
4 6 (11.32%) Web Application Development
5 5 (9.43%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.43%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (7.55%) Scrum
7 3 (5.66%) BDD
7 3 (5.66%) Content Management
7 3 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.66%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (5.66%) TDD
8 2 (3.77%) Android Development
8 2 (3.77%) iOS Development
8 2 (3.77%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 44 (83.02%) JavaScript
2 42 (79.25%) PHP
3 7 (13.21%) SQL
4 4 (7.55%) Java
5 2 (3.77%) Python
6 1 (1.89%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (11.32%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) Cyber Essentials
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) Adobe
2 6 (11.32%) Zuora