The median annual salary for a Senior Front-End Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

Senior Front-End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 223 212 220
Rank change year-on-year -11 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Front-End Developer 10 33 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.54% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.56% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 3
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27%  

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 4939 5871 5538
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 96.92% 96.31% 96.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4185 4610 4614
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.22% -3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
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%  

Senior Front-End Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands that featured Senior Front-End Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Front-End Developer in the West Midlands

Senior Front-End Developer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Senior Front-End Developer in the West Midlands

Senior Front-End Developer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Front-End Developer in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Front-End Developer in the West Midlands

Senior Front-End 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 Senior Front-End Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 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
Staffordshire +16 3 £50,000 +17.64%
Birmingham -1 3 £37,500 +36.36%
Coventry -5 2 £40,000 +6.66%
Solihull - 2 £45,000 -
Senior Front-End Developer
England

Senior Front-End Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Senior Front-End 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 Senior Front-End Developer in the job title.

1 14 (87.50%) Front End Development
2 13 (81.25%) React
3 11 (68.75%) AngularJS
3 11 (68.75%) HTML
3 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
3 11 (68.75%) CSS
4 9 (56.25%) Sass
5 8 (50.00%) HTML5
6 6 (37.50%) LESS
6 6 (37.50%) CSS3
7 5 (31.25%) Grunt
7 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
7 5 (31.25%) PHP
7 5 (31.25%) gulp
8 4 (25.00%) Docker
8 4 (25.00%) User Experience
8 4 (25.00%) Redux
8 4 (25.00%) .NET
8 4 (25.00%) MySQL
8 4 (25.00%) MVC
8 4 (25.00%) TDD
8 4 (25.00%) Web Development
8 4 (25.00%) jQuery
8 4 (25.00%) Open Source
8 4 (25.00%) Express
8 4 (25.00%) Node.js
9 3 (18.75%) Memcached
9 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
9 3 (18.75%) Google
9 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development

Senior Front-End 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 3 (18.75%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.25%) GitHub
2 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) MySQL
2 3 (18.75%) MongoDB
2 3 (18.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
1 5 (31.25%) Grunt
1 5 (31.25%) gulp
2 3 (18.75%) webpack
3 2 (12.50%) Bower
3 2 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 1 (6.25%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) React
2 11 (68.75%) AngularJS
2 11 (68.75%) CSS
2 11 (68.75%) HTML
3 9 (56.25%) Sass
4 8 (50.00%) HTML5
5 6 (37.50%) CSS3
5 6 (37.50%) LESS
6 4 (25.00%) .NET
6 4 (25.00%) Express
6 4 (25.00%) jQuery
6 4 (25.00%) Node.js
6 4 (25.00%) Redux
7 3 (18.75%) MEAN Stack
7 3 (18.75%) Memcached
8 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (12.50%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (12.50%) RESTful
8 2 (12.50%) Semantic HTML
8 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) User Experience
2 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Android
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Front End Development
2 4 (25.00%) MVC
2 4 (25.00%) Open Source
2 4 (25.00%) TDD
2 4 (25.00%) Web Development
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) DevOps
4 2 (12.50%) Web Application Development
5 1 (6.25%) Android Development
5 1 (6.25%) API Design
5 1 (6.25%) API Development
5 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.25%) Content Management
5 1 (6.25%) Game Development
5 1 (6.25%) iOS Development
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile Development
5 1 (6.25%) Prototyping
5 1 (6.25%) Software Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
2 5 (31.25%) PHP
3 3 (18.75%) ES6
3 3 (18.75%) Go
4 2 (12.50%) C#
4 2 (12.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Google
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft