Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 152 86
Rank change year-on-year -27 -66 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Developer 200 282 414
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.73% 2.14% 3.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 2.22% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 160 255 393
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +4.29%
10th Percentile £24,802 £26,250 £25,125
90th Percentile £52,205 £50,000 £51,250
England median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +1.25% +3.90% +1.32%

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 11,190 12,716 12,089
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 96.63% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 9,071 10,182 10,189
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 -20 132 £40,000 +3.90% 35
Cheshire +15 45 £40,000 +10.34% 13
Merseyside +3 12 £36,250 -9.38% 5
Lancashire -7 11 £35,000 +27.27% 10
Web Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 194 (97.00%) Web Development
2 158 (79.00%) HTML
3 156 (78.00%) JavaScript
4 146 (73.00%) CSS
5 107 (53.50%) .NET
6 99 (49.50%) C#
7 86 (43.00%) MVC
8 78 (39.00%) ASP.NET
9 72 (36.00%) AngularJS
10 71 (35.50%) jQuery
11 69 (34.50%) Agile Software Development
12 66 (33.00%) SQL Server
13 64 (32.00%) HTML5
14 54 (27.00%) User Experience
15 53 (26.50%) Git (software)
16 50 (25.00%) PHP
17 46 (23.00%) ASP.NET MVC
18 45 (22.50%) CSS3
19 44 (22.00%) React
20 40 (20.00%) SQL
21 39 (19.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 35 (17.50%) Microsoft
23 34 (17.00%) MySQL
24 30 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
25 29 (14.50%) Web Services
26 26 (13.00%) Sass
27 25 (12.50%) Visual Studio
27 25 (12.50%) E-Commerce
27 25 (12.50%) Ajax
27 25 (12.50%) CMS

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 25 (12.50%) CMS
2 17 (8.50%) WordPress
3 10 (5.00%) Umbraco
4 6 (3.00%) IIS
5 5 (2.50%) Kentico
5 5 (2.50%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.50%) Drupal
8 2 (1.00%) Confluence
8 2 (1.00%) NServiceBus
8 2 (1.00%) Perch
8 2 (1.00%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.50%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (6.50%) Photoshop
2 7 (3.50%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (3.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (2.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 16 (8.00%) Magento
2 3 (1.50%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (1.00%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.50%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.50%) Shopify
4 1 (0.50%) Visualfiles
4 1 (0.50%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 30 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (5.00%) GitHub
4 3 (1.50%) npm
5 2 (1.00%) Asana
5 2 (1.00%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.00%) Google Analytics
5 2 (1.00%) Google Play
5 2 (1.00%) IaaS
5 2 (1.00%) PaaS
5 2 (1.00%) Serverless
5 2 (1.00%) Yarn
6 1 (0.50%) Cloudflare
6 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.50%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.00%) DNS
1 2 (1.00%) SSH
2 1 (0.50%) AMQP
2 1 (0.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (33.00%) SQL Server
2 34 (17.00%) MySQL
3 9 (4.50%) MariaDB
4 6 (3.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.00%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.50%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.50%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.50%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 53 (26.50%) Git (software)
2 25 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 14 (7.00%) gulp
3 14 (7.00%) Subversion
4 11 (5.50%) Grunt
5 8 (4.00%) JIRA
5 8 (4.00%) Selenium
6 7 (3.50%) webpack
7 6 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (2.50%) NUnit
8 5 (2.50%) WebDriver
9 4 (2.00%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (1.00%) FxCop
11 2 (1.00%) Hudson
11 2 (1.00%) Mercurial
11 2 (1.00%) MSTest
11 2 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (1.00%) StyleCop
11 2 (1.00%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (9.00%) Marketing
2 17 (8.50%) Finance
3 7 (3.50%) Retail
4 6 (3.00%) Legal
5 5 (2.50%) Automotive
5 5 (2.50%) Games
5 5 (2.50%) Law
6 4 (2.00%) Banking
6 4 (2.00%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.00%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.00%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (79.00%) HTML
2 146 (73.00%) CSS
3 107 (53.50%) .NET
4 78 (39.00%) ASP.NET
5 72 (36.00%) AngularJS
6 71 (35.50%) jQuery
7 64 (32.00%) HTML5
8 46 (23.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 45 (22.50%) CSS3
10 44 (22.00%) React
11 39 (19.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 29 (14.50%) Web Services
13 26 (13.00%) Sass
14 25 (12.50%) Ajax
15 22 (11.00%) Node.js
16 21 (10.50%) Vue.js
17 20 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
18 19 (9.50%) RESTful
19 18 (9.00%) .NET Framework
19 18 (9.00%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 54 (27.00%) User Experience
2 15 (7.50%) Computer Science
3 10 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (2.50%) VLE
6 4 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.00%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.00%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.00%) W3C
8 1 (0.50%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.50%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.50%) Digital Signage
8 1 (0.50%) EPoS
8 1 (0.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.00%) Linux
2 7 (3.50%) Windows
3 5 (2.50%) Android
3 5 (2.50%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.50%) Unix
5 2 (1.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (97.00%) Web Development
2 86 (43.00%) MVC
3 69 (34.50%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 22 (11.00%) SEO
6 21 (10.50%) Problem-Solving
7 20 (10.00%) Unit Testing
8 18 (9.00%) OO
9 17 (8.50%) Front End Development
9 17 (8.50%) SDLC
10 16 (8.00%) Scrum
11 15 (7.50%) Responsive Web Design
11 15 (7.50%) Web Design
12 13 (6.50%) TDD
13 12 (6.00%) Wireframes
14 11 (5.50%) Continuous Delivery
15 10 (5.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
16 9 (4.50%) Project Management
17 8 (4.00%) OOP
17 8 (4.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 156 (78.00%) JavaScript
2 99 (49.50%) C#
3 50 (25.00%) PHP
4 40 (20.00%) SQL
5 16 (8.00%) Java
6 12 (6.00%) TypeScript
7 8 (4.00%) T-SQL
8 7 (3.50%) C
9 4 (2.00%) Python
9 4 (2.00%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.00%) XPath
10 3 (1.50%) ES6
11 2 (1.00%) Ruby
11 2 (1.00%) VB
12 1 (0.50%) PHP 5
12 1 (0.50%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 20 (10.00%) Degree
2 10 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.50%) GDPR
1 5 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.50%) Puppet
2 1 (0.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (17.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.50%) Adobe
3 9 (4.50%) Zend
4 8 (4.00%) Google
5 4 (2.00%) CA
5 4 (2.00%) Oracle
6 3 (1.50%) Twitter
7 2 (1.00%) Apple
7 2 (1.00%) IBM
7 2 (1.00%) RedGate
7 2 (1.00%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.50%) Facebook
8 1 (0.50%) PayPal
8 1 (0.50%) WorldPay