Period
to 17 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Front End Development skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Front End Development over the 6 months to 17 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Front End Development (Client-Side Development)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 133 94 109
Rank change year-on-year -39 +15 -15
Permanent jobs citing Front End Development 150 258 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.97% 2.95% 2.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 3.24% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 130 235 275
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +11.11% -3.08%
10th Percentile £26,050 £21,250 £23,600
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £51,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -

Front End Development is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7,015 7,972 9,085
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 92.27% 91.01% 91.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5,568 6,105 7,472
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,725
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

Front End Development
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Front End Development as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Front End Development in the West Midlands

Front End Development
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front End Development in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Front End Development in the West Midlands

Front End Development
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Development in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Front End Development in the West Midlands

Front End Development
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Front End Development within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +7 63 £40,000 - 20
Coventry +7 22 £50,000 +2.04% 1
Warwickshire -34 14 £41,750 +19.29% 3
Staffordshire -11 10 £35,000 +16.67% 8
Worcestershire -24 7 £37,500 +15.38% 8
Solihull -40 6 £41,250 -2.94% 8
Shropshire +7 5 £26,750 -13.71% 5
Halesowen - 5 £45,000 - 2
Sutton Coldfield - 4 £37,500 - 1
Wolverhampton +21 1 £30,000 -
Front End Development
England

For the 6 months to 17 September 2019, IT jobs citing Front End Development also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Front End Development.

1 124 (82.67%) JavaScript
2 116 (77.33%) HTML
3 114 (76.00%) CSS
4 68 (45.33%) AngularJS
5 56 (37.33%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (34.00%) .NET
6 51 (34.00%) HTML5
7 50 (33.33%) C#
8 49 (32.67%) jQuery
9 48 (32.00%) User Experience
10 47 (31.33%) React
10 47 (31.33%) ASP.NET
11 42 (28.00%) Node.js
12 36 (24.00%) Git (software)
12 36 (24.00%) Web Development
13 34 (22.67%) MVC
14 31 (20.67%) CSS3
14 31 (20.67%) TypeScript
15 23 (15.33%) Azure
16 22 (14.67%) Scrum
16 22 (14.67%) PHP
16 22 (14.67%) Greenfield Project
17 21 (14.00%) Sass
18 18 (12.00%) Vue.js
19 17 (11.33%) Mobile First
19 17 (11.33%) ASP.NET MVC
19 17 (11.33%) SQL
19 17 (11.33%) MySQL
20 16 (10.67%) E-Commerce
20 16 (10.67%) Test Automation

Front End Development
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 8 (5.33%) CMS
1 8 (5.33%) Umbraco
1 8 (5.33%) WordPress
2 3 (2.00%) Drupal
3 2 (1.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.67%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 8 (5.33%) Photoshop
2 4 (2.67%) Fireworks
2 4 (2.67%) Moqups
3 2 (1.33%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (3.33%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 23 (15.33%) Azure
2 9 (6.00%) npm
3 7 (4.67%) SaaS
4 5 (3.33%) PaaS
5 3 (2.00%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.33%) AWS
6 2 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.33%) Serverless
7 1 (0.67%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.67%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.00%) Internet
2 2 (1.33%) HTTP
3 1 (0.67%) Skype
3 1 (0.67%) SSH
3 1 (0.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.33%) MySQL
2 15 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 11 (7.33%) MongoDB
4 7 (4.67%) Redis
5 6 (4.00%) Couchbase
6 5 (3.33%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.33%) RavenDB
7 2 (1.33%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.33%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.67%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 36 (24.00%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 8 (5.33%) webpack
4 6 (4.00%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.33%) JSUnit
6 4 (2.67%) Jasmine
6 4 (2.67%) Selenium
6 4 (2.67%) Subversion
6 4 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.00%) gulp
7 3 (2.00%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (2.00%) Protractor
7 3 (2.00%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.33%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.33%) Grunt
8 2 (1.33%) JIRA
8 2 (1.33%) Maven
8 2 (1.33%) Mocha
9 1 (0.67%) Babel
9 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 13 (8.67%) Public Sector
2 6 (4.00%) Retail
3 5 (3.33%) Marketing
4 4 (2.67%) Games
5 2 (1.33%) Automotive
5 2 (1.33%) Legal
5 2 (1.33%) Local Government
6 1 (0.67%) Finance
6 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 139 (92.67%) Developer
2 95 (63.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 21 (14.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 15 (10.00%) React Developer
4 15 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 11 (7.33%) .NET Developer
6 10 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
7 9 (6.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 8 (5.33%) Web Developer
9 7 (4.67%) Designer
10 6 (4.00%) Azure Developer
10 6 (4.00%) C# Developer
10 6 (4.00%) Junior
10 6 (4.00%) Junior Developer
11 5 (3.33%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (3.33%) UI Developer
11 5 (3.33%) UX Designer
12 4 (2.67%) Angular Developer
12 4 (2.67%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 4 (2.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (77.33%) HTML
2 114 (76.00%) CSS
3 68 (45.33%) AngularJS
4 51 (34.00%) .NET
4 51 (34.00%) HTML5
5 49 (32.67%) jQuery
6 47 (31.33%) ASP.NET
6 47 (31.33%) React
7 42 (28.00%) Node.js
8 31 (20.67%) CSS3
9 21 (14.00%) Sass
10 18 (12.00%) Vue.js
11 17 (11.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (10.67%) Redux
12 16 (10.67%) REST
13 15 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 15 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 13 (8.67%) .NET Framework
15 10 (6.67%) RESTful
16 9 (6.00%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 48 (32.00%) User Experience
2 22 (14.67%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (7.33%) Mobile App
4 9 (6.00%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (5.33%) Social Media
6 4 (2.67%) Enterprise Cloud
6 4 (2.67%) Graphic Design
6 4 (2.67%) Tandem
7 3 (2.00%) Web 2.0
8 2 (1.33%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.33%) Cyber-Physical System
9 1 (0.67%) Clustering
9 1 (0.67%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.67%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.67%) iPad
9 1 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.67%) PKI
9 1 (0.67%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.33%) Linux
2 8 (5.33%) Android
3 6 (4.00%) Windows
4 5 (3.33%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.00%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.67%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.67%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (37.33%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (24.00%) Web Development
3 34 (22.67%) MVC
4 22 (14.67%) Scrum
5 17 (11.33%) Mobile First
6 16 (10.67%) E-Commerce
6 16 (10.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 16 (10.67%) Test Automation
7 15 (10.00%) Open Source
7 15 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (9.33%) OO
8 14 (9.33%) Unit Testing
8 14 (9.33%) Web Design
9 13 (8.67%) Wireframes
10 11 (7.33%) SDLC
11 8 (5.33%) API Integration
11 8 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (5.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
11 8 (5.33%) Mentoring
12 7 (4.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 124 (82.67%) JavaScript
2 50 (33.33%) C#
3 31 (20.67%) TypeScript
4 22 (14.67%) PHP
5 17 (11.33%) SQL
6 14 (9.33%) ES6
7 13 (8.67%) Java
8 5 (3.33%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.33%) XAML
9 4 (2.67%) Python
9 4 (2.67%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.00%) Apple Swift
10 3 (2.00%) Java 8
10 3 (2.00%) Objective-C
10 3 (2.00%) Ruby
10 3 (2.00%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.33%) Perl
12 1 (0.67%) JSX
12 1 (0.67%) PHP 7
12 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (2.67%) Degree
2 1 (0.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.33%) Docker
2 1 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.67%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (9.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.67%) Xamarin
3 3 (2.00%) Spotify
4 1 (0.67%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 1 (0.67%) Google
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle
4 1 (0.67%) Zend