The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 91 111 102
Rank change year-on-year +20 -9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 33 23 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.80% 0.98% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 1.02% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 33 23 12
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £44,500 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1777 2245 1671
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 97.05% 95.49% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1416 1741 1411
Median salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham that featured Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

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

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 73 (94.81%) HTML
2 72 (93.51%) CSS
3 69 (89.61%) Front End Development
4 68 (88.31%) JavaScript
5 44 (57.14%) AngularJS
6 39 (50.65%) HTML5
7 34 (44.16%) jQuery
8 31 (40.26%) Sass
9 26 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (33.77%) Web Development
10 25 (32.47%) LESS
11 24 (31.17%) Git (software)
12 23 (29.87%) PHP
13 18 (23.38%) React
14 17 (22.08%) CSS3
15 16 (20.78%) KnockoutJS
16 15 (19.48%) Telecoms
16 15 (19.48%) Java
17 13 (16.88%) Amazon AWS
18 12 (15.58%) Marketing
18 12 (15.58%) Microsoft Azure
18 12 (15.58%) Game Development
18 12 (15.58%) Games
18 12 (15.58%) User Experience
19 11 (14.29%) Mobile Development
19 11 (14.29%) Ajax
19 11 (14.29%) Visualisation
19 11 (14.29%) D3.js
20 10 (12.99%) Social Media
20 10 (12.99%) Apple iOS

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top Related 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 4 (5.19%) CMS
2 2 (2.60%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.60%) WordPress
3 1 (1.30%) Apache
3 1 (1.30%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Shopify
2 1 (1.30%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.88%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (15.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.30%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 1 (1.30%) GitHub
3 1 (1.30%) MailChimp
3 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.69%) MongoDB
1 9 (11.69%) MySQL
2 3 (3.90%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.90%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.60%) Big Data
3 2 (2.60%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 24 (31.17%) Git (software)
2 9 (11.69%) Grunt
2 9 (11.69%) gulp
3 5 (6.49%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.90%) JSUnit
4 3 (3.90%) Mercurial
5 2 (2.60%) Bower
5 2 (2.60%) Mocha
5 2 (2.60%) Subversion
6 1 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.30%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (1.30%) Gradle
6 1 (1.30%) JIRA
6 1 (1.30%) JUnit
6 1 (1.30%) Maven
6 1 (1.30%) PhantomJS
6 1 (1.30%) TestNG
6 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (19.48%) Telecoms
2 12 (15.58%) Games
2 12 (15.58%) Marketing
3 10 (12.99%) Finance
4 5 (6.49%) Advertising
5 3 (3.90%) Retail
6 2 (2.60%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (94.81%) HTML
2 72 (93.51%) CSS
3 44 (57.14%) AngularJS
4 39 (50.65%) HTML5
5 34 (44.16%) jQuery
6 31 (40.26%) Sass
7 25 (32.47%) LESS
8 18 (23.38%) React
9 17 (22.08%) CSS3
10 16 (20.78%) KnockoutJS
11 11 (14.29%) Ajax
11 11 (14.29%) D3.js
12 10 (12.99%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 9 (11.69%) Node.js
13 9 (11.69%) REST
14 8 (10.39%) Web Services
14 8 (10.39%) XHTML
15 7 (9.09%) amCharts
15 7 (9.09%) Highcharts JS
15 7 (9.09%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.58%) User Experience
2 10 (12.99%) Social Media
3 7 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.90%) Fintech
4 3 (3.90%) NHS
5 1 (1.30%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.30%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.99%) Android
1 10 (12.99%) Apple iOS
2 7 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (89.61%) Front End Development
2 26 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (33.77%) Web Development
3 12 (15.58%) Game Development
4 11 (14.29%) Mobile Development
4 11 (14.29%) Visualisation
5 10 (12.99%) Android Development
5 10 (12.99%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (12.99%) iOS Development
6 8 (10.39%) E-Commerce
6 8 (10.39%) Web Accessibility
7 7 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
7 7 (9.09%) MVC
8 5 (6.49%) Open Source
8 5 (6.49%) Web Design
9 4 (5.19%) Cross-Browser Development
9 4 (5.19%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (5.19%) SEO
10 3 (3.90%) CQRS
10 3 (3.90%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 68 (88.31%) JavaScript
2 23 (29.87%) PHP
3 15 (19.48%) Java
4 6 (7.79%) SQL
5 4 (5.19%) C
5 4 (5.19%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.90%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.60%) ES6
7 2 (2.60%) Ruby
8 1 (1.30%) C#
8 1 (1.30%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (3.90%) Adobe
1 3 (3.90%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.30%) Google
2 1 (1.30%) Twitter
2 1 (1.30%) Zend
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