Period
to 22 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £41,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 95 143
Rank change year-on-year -44 +48 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 59 108 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.51% 2.79% 1.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 2.89% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 49 104 68
Birmingham median annual salary £41,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.69% - -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,775 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £41,250 £43,750
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +3.17% -3.08%

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 3,768 3,735 4,607
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.74% 96.46% 95.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2,744 3,116 3,466
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £68,750
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 57 (96.61%) Front End Development
2 56 (94.92%) HTML
3 55 (93.22%) CSS
4 50 (84.75%) JavaScript
5 38 (64.41%) AngularJS
6 27 (45.76%) PHP
7 25 (42.37%) Web Development
8 20 (33.90%) HTML5
9 17 (28.81%) CSS3
10 15 (25.42%) Angular 2
11 13 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (22.03%) Adobe
12 12 (20.34%) React
13 11 (18.64%) TDD
14 10 (16.95%) WordPress
15 9 (15.25%) jQuery
15 9 (15.25%) Sass
16 8 (13.56%) Git (software)
16 8 (13.56%) SEO
16 8 (13.56%) SQL
17 7 (11.86%) Scrum
17 7 (11.86%) Open Source
17 7 (11.86%) Degree
17 7 (11.86%) Computer Science
17 7 (11.86%) Node.js
17 7 (11.86%) BDD
18 6 (10.17%) Web Application Development
18 6 (10.17%) GitLab
18 6 (10.17%) Zuora
18 6 (10.17%) Twig

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 10 (16.95%) WordPress
2 2 (3.39%) CMS
3 1 (1.69%) Drupal
3 1 (1.69%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Magento
1 1 (1.69%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.17%) Zapier
2 3 (5.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) DNS
1 6 (10.17%) SSL
2 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) Blockchain
1 2 (3.39%) MySQL
1 2 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.17%) GitLab
3 1 (1.69%) gulp
3 1 (1.69%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.69%) Mocha
3 1 (1.69%) Selenium
3 1 (1.69%) Subversion
3 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.69%) webpack
General
1 6 (10.17%) Marketing
2 4 (6.78%) Finance
3 2 (3.39%) Retail
4 1 (1.69%) Advertising
4 1 (1.69%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (94.92%) HTML
2 55 (93.22%) CSS
3 38 (64.41%) AngularJS
4 20 (33.90%) HTML5
5 17 (28.81%) CSS3
6 15 (25.42%) Angular 2
7 12 (20.34%) React
8 9 (15.25%) jQuery
8 9 (15.25%) Sass
9 7 (11.86%) Node.js
10 6 (10.17%) Twig
11 4 (6.78%) Backbone.js
11 4 (6.78%) LESS
12 3 (5.08%) Ajax
12 3 (5.08%) Redux
12 3 (5.08%) RESTful
13 2 (3.39%) Ember.js
13 2 (3.39%) REST
13 2 (3.39%) Semantic HTML
14 1 (1.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.08%) W3C
3 2 (3.39%) Social Media
3 2 (3.39%) User Experience
4 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (96.61%) Front End Development
2 25 (42.37%) Web Development
3 13 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (18.64%) TDD
5 8 (13.56%) SEO
6 7 (11.86%) BDD
6 7 (11.86%) Open Source
6 7 (11.86%) Scrum
7 6 (10.17%) Web Application Development
8 5 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (6.78%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (6.78%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.08%) CRM
11 2 (3.39%) B2B
11 2 (3.39%) B2C
11 2 (3.39%) Facilities Management
11 2 (3.39%) Mobile Development
11 2 (3.39%) Problem-Solving
11 2 (3.39%) Responsive Web Design
12 1 (1.69%) Deployment Automation
Programming Languages
1 50 (84.75%) JavaScript
2 27 (45.76%) PHP
3 8 (13.56%) SQL
4 2 (3.39%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.69%) C#
5 1 (1.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (11.86%) Degree
2 6 (10.17%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) Cyber Essentials
Vendors
1 13 (22.03%) Adobe
2 6 (10.17%) Zuora
3 1 (1.69%) Google