Period
to 22 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 88 122
Rank change year-on-year -33 +34 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 76 127 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.03% 3.29% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 3.42% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 71 116 88
Birmingham median annual salary £41,500 £31,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.75% -3.08% +1.56%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,750 £22,125
90th Percentile £61,250 £41,875 £47,500
West Midlands median annual salary £36,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +10.77% - +8.33%

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 3,639 3,712 4,656
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.96% 96.27% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2,640 3,047 3,451
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,750 £24,349
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £67,500
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 September 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 September 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 71 (93.42%) Front End Development
2 70 (92.11%) JavaScript
3 66 (86.84%) HTML
4 64 (84.21%) CSS
5 45 (59.21%) AngularJS
6 29 (38.16%) HTML5
7 28 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (31.58%) CSS3
9 21 (27.63%) Web Development
10 18 (23.68%) TDD
10 18 (23.68%) React
11 17 (22.37%) PHP
12 15 (19.74%) Node.js
13 14 (18.42%) Adobe
13 14 (18.42%) Scrum
13 14 (18.42%) jQuery
14 12 (15.79%) Angular 2
15 11 (14.47%) Digital Marketing
15 11 (14.47%) Marketing
15 11 (14.47%) Sass
16 9 (11.84%) BDD
17 8 (10.53%) Finance
18 7 (9.21%) CMS
18 7 (9.21%) User Experience
19 6 (7.89%) Open Source
19 6 (7.89%) Web Application Development
19 6 (7.89%) Responsive Web Design
19 6 (7.89%) Degree
19 6 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
19 6 (7.89%) WordPress

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 7 (9.21%) CMS
2 6 (7.89%) WordPress
3 4 (5.26%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (3.95%) Confluence
5 1 (1.32%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.95%) GitHub
1 3 (3.95%) Zapier
2 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.32%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.32%) SaaS
2 1 (1.32%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) DNS
1 3 (3.95%) SSL
2 1 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) MySQL
2 2 (2.63%) Blockchain
2 2 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.95%) GitLab
3 3 (3.95%) Jasmine
3 3 (3.95%) JIRA
3 3 (3.95%) Maven
4 2 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.63%) Grunt
4 2 (2.63%) gulp
4 2 (2.63%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.32%) Mocha
5 1 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.32%) Selenium
5 1 (1.32%) Subversion
5 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.32%) webpack
General
1 11 (14.47%) Marketing
2 8 (10.53%) Finance
3 2 (2.63%) Advertising
4 1 (1.32%) Games
4 1 (1.32%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (86.84%) HTML
2 64 (84.21%) CSS
3 45 (59.21%) AngularJS
4 29 (38.16%) HTML5
5 24 (31.58%) CSS3
6 18 (23.68%) React
7 15 (19.74%) Node.js
8 14 (18.42%) jQuery
9 12 (15.79%) Angular 2
10 11 (14.47%) Sass
11 5 (6.58%) REST
11 5 (6.58%) Semantic HTML
12 4 (5.26%) Backbone.js
12 4 (5.26%) Ember.js
12 4 (5.26%) LESS
13 3 (3.95%) Ajax
13 3 (3.95%) Redux
13 3 (3.95%) RESTful
13 3 (3.95%) Twig
13 3 (3.95%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) User Experience
2 4 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.95%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.95%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.95%) W3C
4 2 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.32%) Fintech
5 1 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.95%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (93.42%) Front End Development
2 28 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (27.63%) Web Development
4 18 (23.68%) TDD
5 14 (18.42%) Scrum
6 11 (14.47%) Digital Marketing
7 9 (11.84%) BDD
8 6 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (7.89%) Open Source
8 6 (7.89%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (7.89%) Web Application Development
9 5 (6.58%) Content Management
9 5 (6.58%) SEO
10 4 (5.26%) E-Commerce
10 4 (5.26%) Mobile Development
10 4 (5.26%) Project Management
11 3 (3.95%) CRM
11 3 (3.95%) Issue Tracking
11 3 (3.95%) Mentoring
11 3 (3.95%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 70 (92.11%) JavaScript
2 17 (22.37%) PHP
3 4 (5.26%) Python
3 4 (5.26%) SQL
4 2 (2.63%) C#
4 2 (2.63%) Java
4 2 (2.63%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (7.89%) Degree
2 3 (3.95%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) Cyber Essentials
1 3 (3.95%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (18.42%) Adobe
2 3 (3.95%) Atlassian
2 3 (3.95%) Zuora
3 2 (2.63%) Google
4 1 (1.32%) HubSpot