Period
to 20 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 126 97 130
Rank change year-on-year -29 +33 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 61 94 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.88% 2.59% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.95% 2.68% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 58 85 82
Birmingham median annual salary £40,000 £32,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -8.57% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,000 £46,250 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £31,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +19.05% -10.00% +7.69%

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 3,132 3,508 4,227
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.46% 96.67% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2,228 2,659 3,172
Birmingham median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £76,913 £67,500 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019, 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 58 (95.08%) JavaScript
2 57 (93.44%) Front End Development
3 44 (72.13%) HTML
4 43 (70.49%) CSS
5 35 (57.38%) Agile Software Development
6 26 (42.62%) AngularJS
7 22 (36.07%) HTML5
8 21 (34.43%) CSS3
9 17 (27.87%) TDD
10 16 (26.23%) React
11 14 (22.95%) User Experience
11 14 (22.95%) Web Development
11 14 (22.95%) jQuery
12 13 (21.31%) Scrum
13 12 (19.67%) Node.js
14 11 (18.03%) Jenkins
14 11 (18.03%) CMS
14 11 (18.03%) Python
14 11 (18.03%) Degree
15 10 (16.39%) Marketing
15 10 (16.39%) Adobe
15 10 (16.39%) Responsive Web Design
15 10 (16.39%) Digital Marketing
16 9 (14.75%) Content Management
16 9 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
17 8 (13.11%) Web Design
17 8 (13.11%) Backbone.js
18 7 (11.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
18 7 (11.48%) Maven
18 7 (11.48%) Project Management

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 11 (18.03%) CMS
2 7 (11.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 6 (9.84%) Confluence
3 6 (9.84%) WordPress
4 1 (1.64%) Drupal
4 1 (1.64%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (3.28%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.64%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Magento
2 2 (3.28%) Shopify
3 1 (1.64%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.84%) GitHub
1 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.20%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.20%) Serverless
3 1 (1.64%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (18.03%) Jenkins
2 7 (11.48%) Maven
3 6 (9.84%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.84%) JIRA
4 5 (8.20%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (4.92%) gulp
5 3 (4.92%) Jasmine
5 3 (4.92%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (3.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (3.28%) Grunt
General
1 10 (16.39%) Marketing
2 7 (11.48%) Finance
3 1 (1.64%) Advertising
3 1 (1.64%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (72.13%) HTML
2 43 (70.49%) CSS
3 26 (42.62%) AngularJS
4 22 (36.07%) HTML5
5 21 (34.43%) CSS3
6 16 (26.23%) React
7 14 (22.95%) jQuery
8 12 (19.67%) Node.js
9 8 (13.11%) Backbone.js
10 6 (9.84%) Ember.js
10 6 (9.84%) Sass
11 4 (6.56%) REST
11 4 (6.56%) RESTful
11 4 (6.56%) Web Services
12 3 (4.92%) Nightwatchjs
12 3 (4.92%) Redux
12 3 (4.92%) Semantic HTML
13 2 (3.28%) Ajax
13 2 (3.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 2 (3.28%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.95%) User Experience
2 6 (9.84%) Algorithms
2 6 (9.84%) Data Structures
3 2 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.64%) Fintech
4 1 (1.64%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.28%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.64%) Android
2 1 (1.64%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (93.44%) Front End Development
2 35 (57.38%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (27.87%) TDD
4 14 (22.95%) Web Development
5 13 (21.31%) Scrum
6 10 (16.39%) Digital Marketing
6 10 (16.39%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (14.75%) Content Management
7 9 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (13.11%) Web Design
9 7 (11.48%) Project Management
10 6 (9.84%) DevOps
10 6 (9.84%) Issue Tracking
10 6 (9.84%) Multithreading
11 5 (8.20%) BDD
11 5 (8.20%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 4 (6.56%) Prototyping
12 4 (6.56%) Software Architecture
12 4 (6.56%) Thought Leadership
12 4 (6.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (95.08%) JavaScript
2 11 (18.03%) Python
3 6 (9.84%) C#
4 5 (8.20%) Java
4 5 (8.20%) Perl
4 5 (8.20%) PHP
5 3 (4.92%) ES6
6 2 (3.28%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (16.39%) Adobe
2 6 (9.84%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.64%) Apple
3 1 (1.64%) Google
3 1 (1.64%) HubSpot