The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 82 135
Rank change year-on-year -13 +53  
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 155 178 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.01% 2.89% 1.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.10% 3.01% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 139 155 91
Median salary £32,500 £28,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.03% -12.30%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +4.16% +2.85%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4998 5922 5498
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.90% 96.23% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4230 4644 4558
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% -2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the West Midlands

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the West Midlands

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the West Midlands

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
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 Developer (Client-Side Developer) within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +22 63 £31,500 -3.07% 5
Warwickshire -15 28 £27,500 - 2
Worcestershire -1 16 £37,500 +20.96% 1
Solihull +4 14 £40,000 +29.03% 2
Herefordshire +4 14 £37,500 -
Coventry -15 10 £37,500 +53.06% 2
Staffordshire +17 9 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Wolverhampton +14 8 £32,500 -
Halesowen - 4 £32,500 - 1
Shropshire -10 2 £52,500 +61.53% 2
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 West Midlands region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 246 (96.09%) CSS
2 245 (95.70%) HTML
3 219 (85.55%) JavaScript
4 184 (71.88%) Front End Development
5 166 (64.84%) HTML5
6 151 (58.98%) AngularJS
7 139 (54.30%) Sass
8 114 (44.53%) jQuery
9 108 (42.19%) PHP
10 82 (32.03%) Git (software)
11 81 (31.64%) CSS3
12 73 (28.52%) Agile Software Development
13 70 (27.34%) React
14 68 (26.56%) LESS
15 64 (25.00%) Web Development
16 57 (22.27%) Photoshop
17 54 (21.09%) User Experience
18 53 (20.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 51 (19.92%) Marketing
20 46 (17.97%) MVC
21 44 (17.19%) WordPress
22 42 (16.41%) Node.js
22 42 (16.41%) REST
23 41 (16.02%) Responsive Web Design
24 39 (15.23%) Mobile App
25 37 (14.45%) Mobile Development
25 37 (14.45%) .NET
25 37 (14.45%) SQL
26 36 (14.06%) Web Design
27 35 (13.67%) C#

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
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 44 (17.19%) WordPress
2 12 (4.69%) CMS
3 5 (1.95%) Joomla!
4 3 (1.17%) Drupal
4 3 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.39%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.39%) Confluence
5 1 (0.39%) EPiServer
Applications
1 57 (22.27%) Photoshop
2 33 (12.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 10 (3.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.78%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.39%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 11 (4.30%) Magento
2 5 (1.95%) OpenCart
3 4 (1.56%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 20 (7.81%) SaaS
2 19 (7.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.52%) GitHub
4 5 (1.95%) Google Analytics
5 4 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.78%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.39%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.20%) Internet
2 3 (1.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.94%) MySQL
2 18 (7.03%) MongoDB
3 14 (5.47%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.39%) Big Data
5 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 82 (32.03%) Git (software)
2 34 (13.28%) gulp
3 20 (7.81%) Grunt
3 20 (7.81%) JSUnit
4 19 (7.42%) Karma Test Runner
4 19 (7.42%) Mocha
4 19 (7.42%) Visual Studio
5 17 (6.64%) Selenium
6 13 (5.08%) webpack
7 12 (4.69%) Subversion
8 7 (2.73%) Bower
8 7 (2.73%) GitLab
9 6 (2.34%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.78%) CasperJS
10 2 (0.78%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.78%) JIRA
10 2 (0.78%) JUnit
10 2 (0.78%) PhantomJS
11 1 (0.39%) Dreamweaver
11 1 (0.39%) Maven
General
1 51 (19.92%) Marketing
2 29 (11.33%) Telecoms
3 27 (10.55%) Games
4 15 (5.86%) Retail
5 7 (2.73%) Electronics
5 7 (2.73%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.17%) Finance
7 2 (0.78%) Advertising
7 2 (0.78%) Local Government
8 1 (0.39%) Automotive
8 1 (0.39%) Banking
8 1 (0.39%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 246 (96.09%) CSS
2 245 (95.70%) HTML
3 166 (64.84%) HTML5
4 151 (58.98%) AngularJS
5 139 (54.30%) Sass
6 114 (44.53%) jQuery
7 81 (31.64%) CSS3
8 70 (27.34%) React
9 68 (26.56%) LESS
10 53 (20.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 42 (16.41%) Node.js
11 42 (16.41%) REST
12 37 (14.45%) .NET
13 32 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
14 30 (11.72%) ASP.NET
15 27 (10.55%) ASP.NET MVC
16 22 (8.59%) Backbone.js
16 22 (8.59%) KnockoutJS
17 21 (8.20%) Django
18 19 (7.42%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 54 (21.09%) User Experience
2 39 (15.23%) Mobile App
3 32 (12.50%) Social Media
4 24 (9.38%) Greenfield Project
5 19 (7.42%) Graphic Design
6 14 (5.47%) NHS
7 8 (3.13%) BBC
8 6 (2.34%) Animation
8 6 (2.34%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.78%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.78%) Web 2.0
10 1 (0.39%) Fintech
10 1 (0.39%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.39%) Mobile Games
10 1 (0.39%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (12.11%) Linux
2 25 (9.77%) Android
2 25 (9.77%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (71.88%) Front End Development
2 73 (28.52%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (25.00%) Web Development
4 46 (17.97%) MVC
5 41 (16.02%) Responsive Web Design
6 37 (14.45%) Mobile Development
7 36 (14.06%) Web Design
8 33 (12.89%) SEO
9 30 (11.72%) Open Source
10 27 (10.55%) Unit Testing
11 25 (9.77%) Android Development
11 25 (9.77%) Continuous Delivery
11 25 (9.77%) iOS Development
12 23 (8.98%) Business Intelligence
13 22 (8.59%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
13 22 (8.59%) E-Commerce
14 21 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (7.81%) Internet Marketing
16 18 (7.03%) Microservices
16 18 (7.03%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 219 (85.55%) JavaScript
2 108 (42.19%) PHP
3 37 (14.45%) SQL
4 35 (13.67%) C#
5 32 (12.50%) Ruby
6 23 (8.98%) TypeScript
7 14 (5.47%) C
8 12 (4.69%) Java
9 5 (1.95%) ES6
10 3 (1.17%) Go
10 3 (1.17%) Python
11 1 (0.39%) Scala
11 1 (0.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (3.52%) Degree
2 6 (2.34%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.17%) QA
System Software
1 5 (1.95%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.17%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 21 (8.20%) Adobe
1 21 (8.20%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.42%) Xamarin
3 10 (3.91%) Google
4 3 (1.17%) T-Plan
5 1 (0.39%) Demandware
5 1 (0.39%) hybris
5 1 (0.39%) Progress
5 1 (0.39%) Twitter
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