Period
to 16 February 2019

The median annual salary for a Web Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 16 February 2019.

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

Web Developer
England > North West
6 months to
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 188 158 77
Rank change year-on-year -30 -81 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Developer 156 266 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.51% 2.07% 3.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.57% 2.14% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 122 244 403
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £25,025 £26,250 £23,050
90th Percentile £51,250 £50,000 £51,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +1.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 9,942 12,435 11,957
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.53% 96.85% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 8,092 9,988 10,078
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Developer in the North West

Web Developer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Web Developer in the North West

Web Developer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Web Developer in the North West over the 6 months to 16 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Web Developer in the North West

Web Developer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Web Developer within the North West region over the 6 months to 16 February 2019. 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
Manchester -31 92 £37,500 -3.85% 35
Cheshire +28 28 £42,500 +13.33% 21
Lancashire +12 25 £30,000 +0.42% 11
Merseyside -24 7 £28,750 -28.13% 6
Cumbria - 4 £32,500 - 3
Web Developer
England

Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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 North West region featuring Web Developer in the job title.

1 154 (98.72%) Web Development
2 128 (82.05%) HTML
3 126 (80.77%) JavaScript
4 116 (74.36%) CSS
5 81 (51.92%) .NET
6 78 (50.00%) C#
7 63 (40.38%) HTML5
8 60 (38.46%) User Experience
9 59 (37.82%) ASP.NET
10 55 (35.26%) MVC
11 52 (33.33%) AngularJS
12 51 (32.69%) jQuery
13 40 (25.64%) CSS3
14 39 (25.00%) React
14 39 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 37 (23.72%) PHP
15 37 (23.72%) SQL Server
16 36 (23.08%) SQL
16 36 (23.08%) Git (software)
17 31 (19.87%) Agile Software Development
17 31 (19.87%) Ajax
18 30 (19.23%) Visual Studio
19 29 (18.59%) SEO
19 29 (18.59%) ASP.NET MVC
20 28 (17.95%) Sass
20 28 (17.95%) Microsoft
21 27 (17.31%) RESTful
22 23 (14.74%) Microsoft Azure
22 23 (14.74%) Node.js
22 23 (14.74%) E-Commerce

Web Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (10.26%) CMS
2 12 (7.69%) WordPress
3 9 (5.77%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.49%) Drupal
5 5 (3.21%) IIS
5 5 (3.21%) Kentico
6 4 (2.56%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.28%) Confluence
8 1 (0.64%) Apache
8 1 (0.64%) nginx
8 1 (0.64%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.64%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (7.69%) Photoshop
2 11 (7.05%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (2.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 11 (7.05%) Magento
2 8 (5.13%) Payment Gateway
3 6 (3.85%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.64%) Shopify
4 1 (0.64%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.64%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 23 (14.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.49%) SaaS
3 6 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.85%) npm
4 5 (3.21%) GitHub
5 3 (1.92%) Google Analytics
6 2 (1.28%) IaaS
6 2 (1.28%) PaaS
7 1 (0.64%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.64%) Cloudflare
7 1 (0.64%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.92%) Internet
2 2 (1.28%) DNS
2 2 (1.28%) SSH
3 1 (0.64%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (23.72%) SQL Server
2 19 (12.18%) MySQL
3 10 (6.41%) MariaDB
4 7 (4.49%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.64%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.64%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 36 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 30 (19.23%) Visual Studio
3 16 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (8.97%) gulp
5 12 (7.69%) Grunt
6 9 (5.77%) Subversion
7 7 (4.49%) webpack
8 6 (3.85%) Selenium
9 5 (3.21%) JIRA
9 5 (3.21%) WebDriver
10 4 (2.56%) NUnit
11 3 (1.92%) SpecFlow
11 3 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (1.28%) Hudson
12 2 (1.28%) Mercurial
12 2 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
12 2 (1.28%) TeamCity
12 2 (1.28%) YouTrack
13 1 (0.64%) AccuRev
General
1 21 (13.46%) Finance
2 15 (9.62%) Marketing
3 8 (5.13%) Retail
4 6 (3.85%) Games
5 4 (2.56%) Legal
6 2 (1.28%) Banking
7 1 (0.64%) Automotive
7 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.64%) Law
7 1 (0.64%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (82.05%) HTML
2 116 (74.36%) CSS
3 81 (51.92%) .NET
4 63 (40.38%) HTML5
5 59 (37.82%) ASP.NET
6 52 (33.33%) AngularJS
7 51 (32.69%) jQuery
8 40 (25.64%) CSS3
9 39 (25.00%) React
9 39 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 31 (19.87%) Ajax
11 29 (18.59%) ASP.NET MVC
12 28 (17.95%) Sass
13 27 (17.31%) RESTful
14 23 (14.74%) Node.js
14 23 (14.74%) Vue.js
15 19 (12.18%) LESS
15 19 (12.18%) Web Services
16 18 (11.54%) KnockoutJS
17 17 (10.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 60 (38.46%) User Experience
2 9 (5.77%) Data Protection Act
2 9 (5.77%) VLE
3 6 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (3.21%) BYOD
4 5 (3.21%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.56%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.56%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.56%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.92%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.28%) EPoS
8 1 (0.64%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.64%) Digital Signage
8 1 (0.64%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.41%) Linux
1 10 (6.41%) Windows
2 7 (4.49%) Unix
3 1 (0.64%) Debian
3 1 (0.64%) Ubuntu
3 1 (0.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (98.72%) Web Development
2 55 (35.26%) MVC
3 31 (19.87%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (18.59%) SEO
5 23 (14.74%) E-Commerce
6 21 (13.46%) SDLC
7 17 (10.90%) Unit Testing
8 15 (9.62%) OOP
8 15 (9.62%) Responsive Web Design
8 15 (9.62%) Wireframes
9 12 (7.69%) Computer Science
9 12 (7.69%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
9 12 (7.69%) Web Design
10 11 (7.05%) Project Management
11 10 (6.41%) Decision-Making
11 10 (6.41%) Front End Development
11 10 (6.41%) Mathematics
12 9 (5.77%) Business Continuity
12 9 (5.77%) CRM
12 9 (5.77%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 126 (80.77%) JavaScript
2 78 (50.00%) C#
3 37 (23.72%) PHP
4 36 (23.08%) SQL
5 11 (7.05%) C
6 7 (4.49%) T-SQL
6 7 (4.49%) TypeScript
7 4 (2.56%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.92%) Java
9 2 (1.28%) VB
9 2 (1.28%) VBA
10 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.64%) ES6
10 1 (0.64%) Perl
10 1 (0.64%) PHP 5
10 1 (0.64%) PHP 7
10 1 (0.64%) VB6
10 1 (0.64%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (9.62%) Degree
2 9 (5.77%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.77%) GDPR
2 6 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.28%) Docker
2 1 (0.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 28 (17.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.21%) Adobe
2 5 (3.21%) Zend
3 4 (2.56%) Google
4 2 (1.28%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 2 (1.28%) RedGate
5 1 (0.64%) CA
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle