Period
to 23 April 2021

The median annual salary for a Web Developer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 23 April 2021.

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

Web Developer
England > London
6 months to
23 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 391 403 361
Rank change year-on-year +12 -42 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Developer 184 294 505
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.58% 0.66% 0.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.70% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 137 259 449
10th Percentile £27,300 £39,586 £32,500
25th Percentile £41,368 £43,750 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £75,000 £68,125 £75,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £72,500 £82,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 29,287 42,181 57,776
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.14% 94.60% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 23,408 34,668 47,675
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,250 £35,000
25th Percentile £52,500 £48,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.80% +1.90% +5.00%

Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Developer in London

Web Developer
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Web Developer in London.

Salary trend for Web Developer in London

Web Developer
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Web Developer in London over the 6 months to 23 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Web Developer in London

Web Developer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Web Developer within the London region over the 6 months to 23 April 2021. 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
Central London +25 24 £50,000 - 14
South London +26 14 £35,000 -17.65% 1
West London +43 11 £57,500 - 17
East London +16 3 - - 4
Web Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2021, 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 London region featuring Web Developer in the job title.

1 178 (96.74%) Web Development
2 137 (74.46%) JavaScript
3 113 (61.41%) HTML
4 97 (52.72%) CSS
5 80 (43.48%) PHP
6 64 (34.78%) SQL
7 58 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
8 50 (27.17%) Python
8 50 (27.17%) Git (software)
9 48 (26.09%) HTML5
10 47 (25.54%) CMS
11 46 (25.00%) CSS3
12 43 (23.37%) Java
12 43 (23.37%) .NET
13 41 (22.28%) React
14 40 (21.74%) C#
15 38 (20.65%) AngularJS
16 35 (19.02%) Laravel
17 34 (18.48%) TypeScript
17 34 (18.48%) Vue.js
18 32 (17.39%) MySQL
19 31 (16.85%) TDD
20 30 (16.30%) Content Management
20 30 (16.30%) ASP.NET
20 30 (16.30%) Node.js
20 30 (16.30%) DevOps
21 28 (15.22%) Test Automation
22 26 (14.13%) Azure
22 26 (14.13%) SQL Server
23 25 (13.59%) JSON

Web Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 47 (25.54%) CMS
2 17 (9.24%) EPiServer
3 15 (8.15%) WordPress
4 12 (6.52%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (3.80%) Drupal
6 6 (3.26%) nginx
7 4 (2.17%) Apache
8 2 (1.09%) Headless CMS
8 2 (1.09%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.54%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.54%) Confluence
9 1 (0.54%) IIS
9 1 (0.54%) Mendix
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle Spatial
9 1 (0.54%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (1.63%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (1.09%) Adobe XD
2 2 (1.09%) Sketch
3 1 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.54%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (1.63%) Shopify
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.54%) Magento
2 1 (0.54%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.54%) StreamServe
2 1 (0.54%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 26 (14.13%) Azure
2 18 (9.78%) AWS
3 12 (6.52%) GitHub
4 10 (5.43%) npm
4 10 (5.43%) Serverless
5 9 (4.89%) Amazon Alexa
6 8 (4.35%) GCP
7 7 (3.80%) Amazon S3
8 5 (2.72%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (2.72%) BrowserStack
8 5 (2.72%) SaaS
9 4 (2.17%) Amazon EKS
9 4 (2.17%) AWS OpsWorks
9 4 (2.17%) CloudFront
9 4 (2.17%) Yarn
10 2 (1.09%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (1.09%) Amazon ECS
10 2 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (1.09%) Google Data Studio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.72%) Intranet
2 2 (1.09%) Internet
2 2 (1.09%) Skype
3 1 (0.54%) HTTP
3 1 (0.54%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (17.39%) MySQL
2 26 (14.13%) SQL Server
3 25 (13.59%) Relational Database
4 16 (8.70%) Azure SQL Database
5 8 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (3.80%) Redis
7 6 (3.26%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.72%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.63%) Big Data
10 2 (1.09%) BigQuery
11 1 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.54%) GIS
11 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.54%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 50 (27.17%) Git (software)
2 19 (10.33%) webpack
3 12 (6.52%) Jenkins
4 9 (4.89%) Cypress.io
5 8 (4.35%) Grunt
5 8 (4.35%) Karma Test Runner
6 7 (3.80%) gulp
7 6 (3.26%) git-flow
7 6 (3.26%) Jasmine
8 5 (2.72%) CircleCI
8 5 (2.72%) SoapUI
9 4 (2.17%) Gradle
9 4 (2.17%) JIRA
10 3 (1.63%) Babel
10 3 (1.63%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.09%) Mercurial
11 2 (1.09%) Mocha
11 2 (1.09%) Protractor
11 2 (1.09%) Sinon.JS
12 1 (0.54%) PHPUnit
General
1 18 (9.78%) Finance
2 17 (9.24%) Marketing
3 13 (7.07%) Multimedia
4 9 (4.89%) Banking
5 5 (2.72%) Advertising
5 5 (2.72%) Publishing
6 4 (2.17%) Games
7 3 (1.63%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.63%) Public Sector
8 2 (1.09%) Automotive
8 2 (1.09%) French Language
8 2 (1.09%) Front Office
8 2 (1.09%) Law
9 1 (0.54%) Back Office
9 1 (0.54%) German Language
9 1 (0.54%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.54%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (61.41%) HTML
2 97 (52.72%) CSS
3 48 (26.09%) HTML5
4 46 (25.00%) CSS3
5 43 (23.37%) .NET
6 41 (22.28%) React
7 38 (20.65%) AngularJS
8 35 (19.02%) Laravel
9 34 (18.48%) Vue.js
10 30 (16.30%) ASP.NET
10 30 (16.30%) Node.js
11 25 (13.59%) JSON
11 25 (13.59%) Sass
12 22 (11.96%) XML
13 20 (10.87%) jQuery
13 20 (10.87%) RESTful
14 19 (10.33%) Django
15 18 (9.78%) GraphQL
15 18 (9.78%) Redux
16 17 (9.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.59%) User Experience
2 13 (7.07%) Mobile App
3 10 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.80%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (3.26%) Algorithms
6 5 (2.72%) Animation
6 5 (2.72%) Augmented Reality
7 4 (2.17%) Arduino
7 4 (2.17%) Data Structures
7 4 (2.17%) Mobile Computing
7 4 (2.17%) Raspberry Pi
7 4 (2.17%) Social Media
7 4 (2.17%) Video on Demand
8 3 (1.63%) Equities
8 3 (1.63%) Fixed Income
8 3 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (1.09%) Digital Media
9 2 (1.09%) Online Games
9 2 (1.09%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.09%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.04%) Linux
2 3 (1.63%) Android
3 1 (0.54%) Windows
3 1 (0.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (96.74%) Web Development
2 58 (31.52%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (16.85%) TDD
4 30 (16.30%) Content Management
4 30 (16.30%) DevOps
5 28 (15.22%) Test Automation
6 23 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
7 22 (11.96%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (11.96%) Front End Development
8 21 (11.41%) MVC
8 21 (11.41%) Software Engineering
9 17 (9.24%) Computer Science
9 17 (9.24%) Scrum
10 16 (8.70%) Microservices
11 14 (7.61%) OOP
12 13 (7.07%) SEO
13 12 (6.52%) Analytics
14 11 (5.98%) Coaching
15 10 (5.43%) Analytical Thinking
15 10 (5.43%) Conversational UI
Programming Languages
1 137 (74.46%) JavaScript
2 80 (43.48%) PHP
3 64 (34.78%) SQL
4 50 (27.17%) Python
5 43 (23.37%) Java
6 40 (21.74%) C#
7 34 (18.48%) TypeScript
8 11 (5.98%) C++
9 10 (5.43%) C
10 9 (4.89%) ES6
10 9 (4.89%) Objective-C
10 9 (4.89%) R
11 8 (4.35%) Kotlin
12 4 (2.17%) Apple Swift
12 4 (2.17%) Bash Shell
12 4 (2.17%) Perl
13 3 (1.63%) Erlang
13 3 (1.63%) Go
14 2 (1.09%) PHP 7
14 2 (1.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (11.41%) Degree
2 7 (3.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.63%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.54%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.54%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.63%) QA
System Software
1 25 (13.59%) Docker
2 1 (0.54%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 14 (7.61%) Kubernetes
2 8 (4.35%) Puppet
3 4 (2.17%) Terraform
4 3 (1.63%) Ansible
5 1 (0.54%) OpenView
Vendors
1 22 (11.96%) Microsoft
2 17 (9.24%) Google
3 8 (4.35%) Adobe
4 5 (2.72%) OutSystems
5 4 (2.17%) Zend
6 3 (1.63%) Apple
6 3 (1.63%) Oracle
6 3 (1.63%) Remedy
6 3 (1.63%) Virgin Media
6 3 (1.63%) YouTube
6 3 (1.63%) Zoho
7 2 (1.09%) DoubleClick
7 2 (1.09%) Escenic
7 2 (1.09%) Optimizely
7 2 (1.09%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.54%) Foundry
8 1 (0.54%) OpenText
8 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.54%) Splunk
8 1 (0.54%) Xamarin