Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £31,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

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
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 135 158
Rank change year-on-year +50 +23 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 120 84 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.15% 1.78% 0.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.27% 1.84% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 110 82 34
Birmingham median annual salary £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.08% - +7.44%
10th Percentile £23,675 £22,600 £24,750
90th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £39,625
West Midlands median annual salary £31,500 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year -3.08% +4.84% +6.90%

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 3669 4554 3841
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.22% 96.40% 97.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2941 3405 3211
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017, Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 119 (99.17%) HTML
2 114 (95.00%) CSS
3 103 (85.83%) JavaScript
4 98 (81.67%) Front End Development
5 73 (60.83%) PHP
6 68 (56.67%) HTML5
7 65 (54.17%) AngularJS
7 65 (54.17%) Git (software)
8 57 (47.50%) Sass
9 51 (42.50%) jQuery
10 47 (39.17%) Mobile App
11 44 (36.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 44 (36.67%) React
12 38 (31.67%) CSS3
13 33 (27.50%) PhoneGap
13 33 (27.50%) Telecoms
13 33 (27.50%) gulp
14 30 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
15 29 (24.17%) Adobe
15 29 (24.17%) WordPress
16 28 (23.33%) Mobile Application Development
17 27 (22.50%) Marketing
18 26 (21.67%) Web Development
19 25 (20.83%) Android
19 25 (20.83%) Apple iOS
19 25 (20.83%) Linux
19 25 (20.83%) Android Development
19 25 (20.83%) iOS Development
20 24 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
21 23 (19.17%) User Experience

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 29 (24.17%) WordPress
2 17 (14.17%) CMS
3 3 (2.50%) Drupal
4 1 (0.83%) Umbraco
Applications
1 24 (20.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 21 (17.50%) Photoshop
3 5 (4.17%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.67%) InDesign
5 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.50%) Magento
1 3 (2.50%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 21 (17.50%) GitHub
1 21 (17.50%) npm
2 2 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.67%) SaaS
3 1 (0.83%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.67%) HTTP
1 2 (1.67%) SSH
2 1 (0.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.17%) MySQL
2 8 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (6.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 65 (54.17%) Git (software)
2 33 (27.50%) gulp
3 23 (19.17%) webpack
4 21 (17.50%) GitLab
5 12 (10.00%) Mocha
6 10 (8.33%) Grunt
6 10 (8.33%) Jenkins
7 8 (6.67%) JSUnit
8 2 (1.67%) jMock
8 2 (1.67%) JUnit
8 2 (1.67%) Mockito
General
1 33 (27.50%) Telecoms
2 27 (22.50%) Marketing
3 21 (17.50%) Electronics
3 21 (17.50%) Manufacturing
4 13 (10.83%) Advertising
5 8 (6.67%) Retail
6 6 (5.00%) Games
7 5 (4.17%) Automotive
7 5 (4.17%) Finance
8 1 (0.83%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (99.17%) HTML
2 114 (95.00%) CSS
3 68 (56.67%) HTML5
4 65 (54.17%) AngularJS
5 57 (47.50%) Sass
6 51 (42.50%) jQuery
7 44 (36.67%) React
7 44 (36.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 38 (31.67%) CSS3
9 33 (27.50%) PhoneGap
10 23 (19.17%) Apache Cordova
10 23 (19.17%) Backbone.js
10 23 (19.17%) Node.js
10 23 (19.17%) Vue (Vue.js)
11 14 (11.67%) Express
12 12 (10.00%) Pug
12 12 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
12 12 (10.00%) Semantic HTML
12 12 (10.00%) Smarty
13 11 (9.17%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 47 (39.17%) Mobile App
2 23 (19.17%) User Experience
3 18 (15.00%) Social Media
4 8 (6.67%) NHS
5 5 (4.17%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (2.50%) Graphic Design
7 2 (1.67%) BBC
7 2 (1.67%) iPad
7 2 (1.67%) W3C
8 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (20.83%) Android
1 25 (20.83%) Apple iOS
1 25 (20.83%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (81.67%) Front End Development
2 30 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (23.33%) Mobile Application Development
4 26 (21.67%) Web Development
5 25 (20.83%) Android Development
5 25 (20.83%) iOS Development
6 21 (17.50%) Continuous Delivery
7 20 (16.67%) MVC
8 19 (15.83%) Scrum
9 15 (12.50%) Open Source
10 12 (10.00%) Data Security
10 12 (10.00%) SDLC
11 10 (8.33%) E-Commerce
12 9 (7.50%) Web Application Development
13 8 (6.67%) Social Commerce
13 8 (6.67%) Social Media Monitoring
14 7 (5.83%) TDD
14 7 (5.83%) Wireframes
15 6 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
15 6 (5.00%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 103 (85.83%) JavaScript
2 73 (60.83%) PHP
3 20 (16.67%) SQL
4 12 (10.00%) Ruby
5 8 (6.67%) C
6 3 (2.50%) Java
6 3 (2.50%) Python
7 2 (1.67%) C#
8 1 (0.83%) ES6
Qualifications
1 2 (1.67%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (1.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (1.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.83%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (1.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (24.17%) Adobe