Period
to 23 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Web Developer was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

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

Web Developer
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 62 91
Rank change year-on-year -66 +29 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Developer 62 151 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.64% 3.99% 2.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.70% 4.11% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 56 157 99
Birmingham median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +16.67% -10.45%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,800 £23,850
90th Percentile £48,125 £47,500 £47,300
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. 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
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3,650 3,676 4,152
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.74% 97.09% 95.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2,659 2,923 3,295
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +3.66%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -1.23% +1.25%

Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Web Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Web Developer in Birmingham

Web Developer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Web Developer in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Web Developer in Birmingham

Web Developer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Web Developer in Birmingham over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Salary histogram for Web Developer in Birmingham

Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, Web Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Web Developer in the job title.

1 62 (100.00%) Web Development
2 58 (93.55%) HTML
3 57 (91.94%) CSS
4 53 (85.48%) JavaScript
5 46 (74.19%) PHP
6 35 (56.45%) MySQL
7 26 (41.94%) MVC
8 24 (38.71%) WordPress
8 24 (38.71%) Front End Development
9 22 (35.48%) SQL
10 19 (30.65%) Linux
11 16 (25.81%) AngularJS
12 13 (20.97%) Mobile App
12 13 (20.97%) Mobile Application Development
13 12 (19.35%) Node.js
13 12 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (17.74%) Laravel
14 11 (17.74%) HTML5
14 11 (17.74%) Git (software)
15 10 (16.13%) RESTful
15 10 (16.13%) jQuery
15 10 (16.13%) Sass
15 10 (16.13%) LAMP
15 10 (16.13%) Degree
15 10 (16.13%) SEO
15 10 (16.13%) Linux Command Line
16 9 (14.52%) Apache
16 9 (14.52%) Content Management
16 9 (14.52%) CMS
16 9 (14.52%) LESS

Web Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 24 (38.71%) WordPress
2 9 (14.52%) Apache
2 9 (14.52%) CMS
3 7 (11.29%) Drupal
4 1 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.61%) Joomla!
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Magento
2 1 (1.61%) Shopify
2 1 (1.61%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.68%) Zapier
2 4 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.45%) GitHub
3 1 (1.61%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) DNS
1 6 (9.68%) SSL
2 1 (1.61%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (56.45%) MySQL
2 5 (8.06%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.45%) MongoDB
3 4 (6.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (17.74%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.68%) GitLab
3 4 (6.45%) JUnit
3 4 (6.45%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.61%) Bower
4 1 (1.61%) git-flow
4 1 (1.61%) Grunt
4 1 (1.61%) gulp
4 1 (1.61%) Subversion
4 1 (1.61%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.61%) webpack
General
1 3 (4.84%) Advertising
2 2 (3.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (93.55%) HTML
2 57 (91.94%) CSS
3 16 (25.81%) AngularJS
4 12 (19.35%) Node.js
5 11 (17.74%) HTML5
5 11 (17.74%) Laravel
6 10 (16.13%) jQuery
6 10 (16.13%) LAMP
6 10 (16.13%) RESTful
6 10 (16.13%) Sass
7 9 (14.52%) CakePHP
7 9 (14.52%) Ember.js
7 9 (14.52%) LESS
7 9 (14.52%) Symfony
8 6 (9.68%) CSS3
8 6 (9.68%) React
8 6 (9.68%) Twig
8 6 (9.68%) XML
9 5 (8.06%) .NET
9 5 (8.06%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) Mobile App
2 10 (16.13%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (11.29%) Computer Science
3 7 (11.29%) User Experience
4 3 (4.84%) Graphic Design
4 3 (4.84%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.61%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.65%) Linux
2 4 (6.45%) Android
2 4 (6.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (100.00%) Web Development
2 26 (41.94%) MVC
3 24 (38.71%) Front End Development
4 13 (20.97%) Mobile Application Development
5 12 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (16.13%) SEO
7 9 (14.52%) Content Management
7 9 (14.52%) Web Application Development
8 8 (12.90%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (9.68%) OOP
9 6 (9.68%) Scrum
10 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce
10 4 (6.45%) Kanban
10 4 (6.45%) Line Management
10 4 (6.45%) OO
10 4 (6.45%) Project Management
10 4 (6.45%) TDD
10 4 (6.45%) Test Automation
11 3 (4.84%) Time Management
11 3 (4.84%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 53 (85.48%) JavaScript
2 46 (74.19%) PHP
3 22 (35.48%) SQL
4 6 (9.68%) C#
5 5 (8.06%) Java
6 4 (6.45%) C
7 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.61%) ES6
7 1 (1.61%) Go
7 1 (1.61%) Scala
7 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) Degree
2 6 (9.68%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.61%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (9.68%) Zuora
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.61%) WooCommerce