Period
to 21 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Web Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 139 90
Rank change year-on-year -37 -49 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Developer 206 311 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.73% 2.36% 3.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 2.44% 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 171 280 362
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £24,802 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £51,250 £49,100 £50,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +1.99%

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 11,538 12,729 11,586
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.77% 96.67% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9,346 10,249 9,796
North West median annual salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%

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 21 September 2018.

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 21 September 2018. 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 -23 134 £40,000 +3.90% 36
Cheshire -26 39 £36,000 -4.00% 14
Merseyside +23 19 £40,000 +6.67% 8
Lancashire -8 13 £35,000 +27.27% 9
Web Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 North West region featuring Web Developer in the job title.

1 200 (97.09%) Web Development
2 163 (79.13%) JavaScript
3 159 (77.18%) HTML
4 146 (70.87%) CSS
5 100 (48.54%) .NET
6 93 (45.15%) C#
7 88 (42.72%) MVC
8 81 (39.32%) AngularJS
9 75 (36.41%) Agile Software Development
10 69 (33.50%) ASP.NET
11 67 (32.52%) jQuery
12 62 (30.10%) SQL Server
13 61 (29.61%) HTML5
14 51 (24.76%) PHP
15 49 (23.79%) Git (software)
16 48 (23.30%) User Experience
17 47 (22.82%) React
18 43 (20.87%) ASP.NET MVC
19 40 (19.42%) MySQL
20 39 (18.93%) CSS3
21 38 (18.45%) SQL
22 28 (13.59%) Web Services
23 26 (12.62%) Node.js
24 25 (12.14%) Sass
24 25 (12.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 25 (12.14%) E-Commerce
25 24 (11.65%) CMS
26 23 (11.17%) OO
27 22 (10.68%) Visual Studio
27 22 (10.68%) Problem-Solving

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 24 (11.65%) CMS
2 14 (6.80%) WordPress
3 10 (4.85%) Umbraco
4 5 (2.43%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.46%) Kentico
7 2 (0.97%) Drupal
7 2 (0.97%) IIS
7 2 (0.97%) Perch
7 2 (0.97%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.49%) Apache
8 1 (0.49%) nginx
8 1 (0.49%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 18 (8.74%) Photoshop
2 9 (4.37%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (2.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 5 (2.43%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.97%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 12 (5.83%) Magento
2 2 (0.97%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.49%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 18 (8.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (7.28%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (5.34%) GitHub
4 6 (2.91%) npm
5 3 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.97%) Asana
6 2 (0.97%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.97%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.97%) Google Play
6 2 (0.97%) SaaS
6 2 (0.97%) Serverless
6 2 (0.97%) Yarn
7 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.49%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.49%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.49%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.49%) AMQP
1 1 (0.49%) SSH
1 1 (0.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (30.10%) SQL Server
2 40 (19.42%) MySQL
3 8 (3.88%) MariaDB
4 6 (2.91%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.94%) NoSQL
5 4 (1.94%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.49%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 49 (23.79%) Git (software)
2 22 (10.68%) Visual Studio
3 19 (9.22%) gulp
4 16 (7.77%) Grunt
5 14 (6.80%) Subversion
6 10 (4.85%) webpack
7 5 (2.43%) JIRA
7 5 (2.43%) Selenium
8 4 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.46%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.97%) Hudson
10 2 (0.97%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.97%) Karma Test Runner
10 2 (0.97%) MSTest
10 2 (0.97%) NUnit
10 2 (0.97%) PhantomJS
10 2 (0.97%) Protractor
10 2 (0.97%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.97%) Xcode
11 1 (0.49%) Eclipse
General
1 19 (9.22%) Finance
2 16 (7.77%) Marketing
3 8 (3.88%) Retail
4 6 (2.91%) Games
5 5 (2.43%) Law
6 4 (1.94%) Automotive
6 4 (1.94%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.94%) Legal
7 2 (0.97%) Banking
7 2 (0.97%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.97%) Publishing
8 1 (0.49%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (77.18%) HTML
2 146 (70.87%) CSS
3 100 (48.54%) .NET
4 81 (39.32%) AngularJS
5 69 (33.50%) ASP.NET
6 67 (32.52%) jQuery
7 61 (29.61%) HTML5
8 47 (22.82%) React
9 43 (20.87%) ASP.NET MVC
10 39 (18.93%) CSS3
11 28 (13.59%) Web Services
12 26 (12.62%) Node.js
13 25 (12.14%) Sass
13 25 (12.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 22 (10.68%) Vue.js
15 21 (10.19%) Laravel
16 19 (9.22%) Angular 2
16 19 (9.22%) REST
17 18 (8.74%) RESTful
18 17 (8.25%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 48 (23.30%) User Experience
2 16 (7.77%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (7.28%) Computer Science
4 13 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (6.31%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.43%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (2.43%) VLE
6 4 (1.94%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.46%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.46%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (0.97%) Fintech
8 2 (0.97%) W3C
9 1 (0.49%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.49%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.31%) Linux
2 9 (4.37%) Android
2 9 (4.37%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.94%) Windows
4 2 (0.97%) Unix
5 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (97.09%) Web Development
2 88 (42.72%) MVC
3 75 (36.41%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (12.14%) E-Commerce
5 23 (11.17%) OO
6 22 (10.68%) Problem-Solving
7 20 (9.71%) Responsive Web Design
8 19 (9.22%) SEO
9 17 (8.25%) Front End Development
10 16 (7.77%) Unit Testing
11 15 (7.28%) Scrum
12 14 (6.80%) Web Design
13 13 (6.31%) SDLC
14 12 (5.83%) Time Management
15 11 (5.34%) Collaborative Working
15 11 (5.34%) Continuous Delivery
15 11 (5.34%) TDD
16 9 (4.37%) API Integration
16 9 (4.37%) OO PHP
16 9 (4.37%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 163 (79.13%) JavaScript
2 93 (45.15%) C#
3 51 (24.76%) PHP
4 38 (18.45%) SQL
5 19 (9.22%) Java
6 14 (6.80%) TypeScript
7 7 (3.40%) C
8 5 (2.43%) ES6
8 5 (2.43%) Python
9 4 (1.94%) T-SQL
9 4 (1.94%) XPath
10 3 (1.46%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.97%) Ruby
11 2 (0.97%) VB
12 1 (0.49%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.49%) PHP 5
12 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.49%) VB6
Qualifications
1 21 (10.19%) Degree
2 11 (5.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.49%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.43%) GDPR
2 3 (1.46%) GCP
2 3 (1.46%) QA
3 2 (0.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (1.46%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.97%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.49%) Puppet
2 1 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (10.19%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.31%) Adobe
3 12 (5.83%) Google
4 11 (5.34%) Twitter
4 11 (5.34%) Zend
5 5 (2.43%) Capita
6 4 (1.94%) CA
6 4 (1.94%) Oracle
7 3 (1.46%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.97%) Apple
8 2 (0.97%) IBM
9 1 (0.49%) Facebook
9 1 (0.49%) PayPal
9 1 (0.49%) WorldPay