The median annual salary for a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England / West Midlands
Rank 113 146 140
Rank change year-on-year +33 -6  
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) 100 96 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.15% 1.58% 1.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 1.64% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 100 94 63
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,550 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
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 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 4501 5856 4848
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.88% 96.35% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3711 4766 4137
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
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 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 23 March 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 23 March 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 +31 33 £35,000 -9.67% 5
Warwickshire +27 19 £25,000 -9.09% 3
Coventry +14 17 £40,000 +16.78%
Worcestershire -6 16 £37,500 +19.04% 1
Herefordshire - 10 £40,000 -
Solihull -15 8 £40,000 -5.88%
Wolverhampton +9 2 £22,000 -13.72% 1
Staffordshire +6 2 £27,000 -44.61%
Shropshire -7 2 £28,250 -13.07%
Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Midlands region featuring Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 206 (96.26%) HTML
1 206 (96.26%) CSS
2 185 (86.45%) JavaScript
3 179 (83.64%) Front End Development
4 123 (57.48%) HTML5
5 111 (51.87%) AngularJS
6 89 (41.59%) jQuery
7 85 (39.72%) Sass
7 85 (39.72%) CSS3
8 67 (31.31%) Agile Software Development
9 62 (28.97%) Web Development
10 57 (26.64%) LESS
11 56 (26.17%) PHP
12 55 (25.70%) User Experience
12 55 (25.70%) Git (software)
13 47 (21.96%) Responsive Web Design
14 42 (19.63%) Marketing
14 42 (19.63%) KnockoutJS
14 42 (19.63%) React
15 35 (16.36%) gulp
16 33 (15.42%) Node.js
16 33 (15.42%) Photoshop
17 31 (14.49%) MVC
18 28 (13.08%) E-Commerce
18 28 (13.08%) Grunt
19 26 (12.15%) .NET
20 25 (11.68%) C#
21 24 (11.21%) ASP.NET
22 23 (10.75%) Ajax
23 22 (10.28%) ASP.NET MVC

Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer) Skill Set
Top Related 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 15 (7.01%) WordPress
2 9 (4.21%) CMS
3 4 (1.87%) EPiServer
3 4 (1.87%) JBoss
4 3 (1.40%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.93%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.93%) Drupal
5 2 (0.93%) IIS
5 2 (0.93%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.47%) Apache
Applications
1 33 (15.42%) Photoshop
2 10 (4.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (2.80%) Fireworks
4 3 (1.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.47%) InDesign
5 1 (0.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (4.67%) Shopify
2 8 (3.74%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (7.01%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.34%) SaaS
4 3 (1.40%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.47%) GitHub
5 1 (0.47%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.47%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.67%) Internet
2 6 (2.80%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.07%) MongoDB
2 12 (5.61%) MySQL
3 6 (2.80%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.87%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.40%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.93%) Big Data
6 2 (0.93%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 55 (25.70%) Git (software)
2 35 (16.36%) gulp
3 28 (13.08%) Grunt
4 14 (6.54%) Mocha
4 14 (6.54%) Subversion
5 12 (5.61%) Jasmine
6 10 (4.67%) JSUnit
7 8 (3.74%) Jenkins
8 7 (3.27%) Bower
9 6 (2.80%) Selenium
10 5 (2.34%) Mercurial
10 5 (2.34%) Protractor
10 5 (2.34%) Visual Studio
10 5 (2.34%) webpack
11 4 (1.87%) JUnit
11 4 (1.87%) Maven
12 3 (1.40%) Karma Test Runner
13 1 (0.47%) Gradle
13 1 (0.47%) PhantomJS
13 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 42 (19.63%) Marketing
2 16 (7.48%) Finance
3 15 (7.01%) Telecoms
4 13 (6.07%) Games
5 7 (3.27%) Advertising
5 7 (3.27%) Banking
6 3 (1.40%) Retail
7 1 (0.47%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (96.26%) CSS
1 206 (96.26%) HTML
2 123 (57.48%) HTML5
3 111 (51.87%) AngularJS
4 89 (41.59%) jQuery
5 85 (39.72%) CSS3
5 85 (39.72%) Sass
6 57 (26.64%) LESS
7 42 (19.63%) KnockoutJS
7 42 (19.63%) React
8 33 (15.42%) Node.js
9 26 (12.15%) .NET
10 24 (11.21%) ASP.NET
11 23 (10.75%) Ajax
12 22 (10.28%) ASP.NET MVC
13 20 (9.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 19 (8.88%) Angular 2
15 18 (8.41%) Backbone.js
16 17 (7.94%) REST
17 15 (7.01%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 55 (25.70%) User Experience
2 15 (7.01%) Mobile App
3 13 (6.07%) Social Media
4 7 (3.27%) Animation
5 6 (2.80%) Smartphone
6 4 (1.87%) Graphic Design
7 3 (1.40%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.40%) Fintech
7 3 (1.40%) NHS
8 2 (0.93%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.93%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.47%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.47%) iPhone
9 1 (0.47%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.47%) New Media
9 1 (0.47%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.61%) Android
2 11 (5.14%) Apple iOS
3 10 (4.67%) Linux
4 3 (1.40%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (83.64%) Front End Development
2 67 (31.31%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (28.97%) Web Development
4 47 (21.96%) Responsive Web Design
5 31 (14.49%) MVC
6 28 (13.08%) E-Commerce
7 18 (8.41%) Mobile Development
8 17 (7.94%) Open Source
8 17 (7.94%) Unit Testing
8 17 (7.94%) Web Design
9 16 (7.48%) SEO
10 13 (6.07%) Game Development
10 13 (6.07%) Visualisation
11 12 (5.61%) TDD
12 11 (5.14%) Android Development
12 11 (5.14%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (5.14%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 11 (5.14%) iOS Development
13 10 (4.67%) Automated Testing
13 10 (4.67%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 185 (86.45%) JavaScript
2 56 (26.17%) PHP
3 25 (11.68%) C#
4 19 (8.88%) Java
5 18 (8.41%) SQL
6 8 (3.74%) Ruby
7 7 (3.27%) ES6
8 5 (2.34%) TypeScript
9 4 (1.87%) C
9 4 (1.87%) Python
9 4 (1.87%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.40%) Scala
10 3 (1.40%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (1.40%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.40%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.87%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (5.14%) Google
2 8 (3.74%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.27%) Adobe
4 6 (2.80%) Zend
5 5 (2.34%) Facebook
5 5 (2.34%) Xamarin
6 3 (1.40%) T-Plan
6 3 (1.40%) Twitter
7 1 (0.47%) Progress
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