Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 291 295 258
Rank change year-on-year +4 -37 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) 37 37 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.36% 0.32% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.33% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 36 34 61
West Midlands median annual salary £32,500 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.41% -2.86% +45.83%
10th Percentile £23,250 £24,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £40,625 £49,250 £41,250
England median annual salary £38,500 £38,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year - +4.05% +5.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9808 11047 10409
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.45% 96.19% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 8054 8754 8660
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

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

Job postings that featured Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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

Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the West Midlands.

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

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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 +20 14 £32,500 -12.16%
Halesowen - 9 £32,500 -
Warwickshire 0 7 £24,500 -34.67% 1
Worcestershire -5 4 £24,250 -9.35% 1
Staffordshire -2 1 £43,000 -14.00%
Solihull -3 1 £30,000 -14.29%
Wolverhampton - 1 £32,500 -
Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Front End Web 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 Web Developer (Client-Side Developer) in the job title.

1 37 (100.00%) Web Development
2 36 (97.30%) HTML
2 36 (97.30%) CSS
3 35 (94.59%) JavaScript
4 34 (91.89%) Front End Development
5 29 (78.38%) AngularJS
6 28 (75.68%) PHP
7 25 (67.57%) Sass
8 24 (64.86%) jQuery
9 22 (59.46%) HTML5
10 21 (56.76%) CSS3
11 20 (54.05%) User Experience
12 19 (51.35%) Games
13 18 (48.65%) React
14 16 (43.24%) WordPress
15 15 (40.54%) Photoshop
16 14 (37.84%) Business Intelligence
16 14 (37.84%) Adobe Illustrator
16 14 (37.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 13 (35.14%) Ember.js
17 13 (35.14%) Adobe
17 13 (35.14%) MySQL
18 11 (29.73%) Mobile App
18 11 (29.73%) LESS
19 10 (27.03%) CMS
20 9 (24.32%) Content Management
20 9 (24.32%) Linux
20 9 (24.32%) MVC
20 9 (24.32%) Web Application Development
20 9 (24.32%) Mobile Application Development

Front End Web 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 16 (43.24%) WordPress
2 10 (27.03%) CMS
3 4 (10.81%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (2.70%) Apache
4 1 (2.70%) Drupal
4 1 (2.70%) nginx
Applications
1 15 (40.54%) Photoshop
2 14 (37.84%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (35.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.81%) Grunt
2 4 (10.81%) gulp
3 1 (2.70%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (51.35%) Games
2 5 (13.51%) Retail
3 4 (10.81%) Finance
4 2 (5.41%) Marketing
5 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (97.30%) CSS
1 36 (97.30%) HTML
2 29 (78.38%) AngularJS
3 25 (67.57%) Sass
4 24 (64.86%) jQuery
5 22 (59.46%) HTML5
6 21 (56.76%) CSS3
7 18 (48.65%) React
8 14 (37.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 13 (35.14%) Ember.js
10 11 (29.73%) LESS
11 7 (18.92%) Node.js
12 5 (13.51%) CakePHP
13 4 (10.81%) CodeIgniter
13 4 (10.81%) Laravel
14 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web API
14 1 (2.70%) LEMP Stack
14 1 (2.70%) Material Design
14 1 (2.70%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 1 (2.70%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 20 (54.05%) User Experience
2 11 (29.73%) Mobile App
3 9 (24.32%) Linux Command Line
4 5 (13.51%) BBC
5 3 (8.11%) Graphic Design
6 1 (2.70%) Blog
6 1 (2.70%) Digital Media
6 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.70%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Android
2 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (100.00%) Web Development
2 34 (91.89%) Front End Development
3 14 (37.84%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (24.32%) Content Management
4 9 (24.32%) Mobile Application Development
4 9 (24.32%) MVC
4 9 (24.32%) Web Application Development
5 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
5 4 (10.81%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (8.11%) High Availability
6 3 (8.11%) Scrum
6 3 (8.11%) SEO
6 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
6 3 (8.11%) Wireframes
7 1 (2.70%) Android Development
7 1 (2.70%) Collaborative Working
7 1 (2.70%) DevOps
7 1 (2.70%) iOS Development
7 1 (2.70%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (94.59%) JavaScript
2 28 (75.68%) PHP
3 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Adobe