Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Web Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 84 68
Rank change year-on-year -64 -16 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Developer 284 418 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.14% 3.34% 3.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 3.45% 3.99%
Number of salaries quoted 255 398 463
North West median annual salary £37,500 £35,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% +0.71% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £51,250 £50,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,611
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.36% +4.47%

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 12804 12127 12519
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.66% 96.98% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10248 10191 10390
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -65 178 £38,500 +2.67% 14
Cheshire -42 51 £36,250 +6.62% 8
Lancashire -1 31 £27,500 -15.38% 4
Merseyside +18 22 £40,000 - 4
Web Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Web Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Web Developer in the job title.

1 267 (94.01%) Web Development
2 227 (79.93%) HTML
3 224 (78.87%) JavaScript
4 219 (77.11%) CSS
5 157 (55.28%) jQuery
6 136 (47.89%) PHP
7 107 (37.68%) HTML5
8 93 (32.75%) C#
9 92 (32.39%) .NET
10 89 (31.34%) MVC
11 85 (29.93%) CSS3
12 75 (26.41%) Agile Software Development
13 72 (25.35%) AngularJS
14 69 (24.30%) E-Commerce
15 67 (23.59%) Front End Development
16 65 (22.89%) ASP.NET
17 62 (21.83%) SQL Server
17 62 (21.83%) SQL
18 58 (20.42%) User Experience
19 57 (20.07%) MySQL
20 51 (17.96%) Retail
20 51 (17.96%) JSON
21 50 (17.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 44 (15.49%) Linux
22 44 (15.49%) Sass
23 43 (15.14%) SEO
23 43 (15.14%) WordPress
24 39 (13.73%) Responsive Web Design
25 38 (13.38%) Git (software)
26 35 (12.32%) Marketing

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 43 (15.14%) WordPress
2 29 (10.21%) IIS
3 14 (4.93%) CMS
4 12 (4.23%) Apache Solr
4 12 (4.23%) Elasticsearch
4 12 (4.23%) Umbraco
5 8 (2.82%) Apache
6 5 (1.76%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.41%) nginx
7 4 (1.41%) NServiceBus
8 3 (1.06%) Drupal
9 2 (0.70%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.35%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 27 (9.51%) FileZilla
2 23 (8.10%) Photoshop
3 13 (4.58%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (1.76%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (1.06%) Fireworks
5 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 25 (8.80%) Magento
2 15 (5.28%) Payment Gateway
3 12 (4.23%) Shopify
4 1 (0.35%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.10%) GitHub
2 16 (5.63%) Sage Pay
3 15 (5.28%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (4.93%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (4.23%) Google App Engine
5 12 (4.23%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (2.46%) npm
7 6 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (2.11%) Amazon SQS
7 6 (2.11%) Route 53
8 3 (1.06%) MailChimp
9 2 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (10.56%) FTP
2 27 (9.51%) SMTP
3 10 (3.52%) Internet
4 4 (1.41%) HTTP
5 3 (1.06%) Intranet
5 3 (1.06%) SSH
6 2 (0.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (21.83%) SQL Server
2 57 (20.07%) MySQL
3 12 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (3.17%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (1.76%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.06%) MariaDB
8 3 (1.06%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.06%) SQLite
9 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.35%) Big Data
10 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 38 (13.38%) Git (software)
2 26 (9.15%) gulp
3 23 (8.10%) Jenkins
4 18 (6.34%) Grunt
5 17 (5.99%) Subversion
6 12 (4.23%) Codeception
6 12 (4.23%) PHPUnit
6 12 (4.23%) Vagrant
7 11 (3.87%) Selenium
8 10 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (3.17%) Visual Studio
10 7 (2.46%) webpack
10 7 (2.46%) Xdebug
11 5 (1.76%) Xcode
12 4 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (1.41%) FxCop
12 4 (1.41%) JIRA
12 4 (1.41%) SpecFlow
12 4 (1.41%) StyleCop
13 3 (1.06%) Dreamweaver
General
1 51 (17.96%) Retail
2 35 (12.32%) Marketing
3 26 (9.15%) Finance
4 25 (8.80%) Manufacturing
5 19 (6.69%) Telecoms
6 18 (6.34%) Electronics
7 13 (4.58%) Games
8 4 (1.41%) Advertising
8 4 (1.41%) Automotive
9 3 (1.06%) Legal
10 2 (0.70%) Back Office
11 1 (0.35%) Interactive Media
11 1 (0.35%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (79.93%) HTML
2 219 (77.11%) CSS
3 157 (55.28%) jQuery
4 107 (37.68%) HTML5
5 92 (32.39%) .NET
6 85 (29.93%) CSS3
7 72 (25.35%) AngularJS
8 65 (22.89%) ASP.NET
9 51 (17.96%) JSON
10 50 (17.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 44 (15.49%) Sass
12 35 (12.32%) React
13 33 (11.62%) ASP.NET MVC
13 33 (11.62%) Web Services
14 32 (11.27%) Node.js
15 29 (10.21%) Ajax
16 27 (9.51%) Regular Expression
17 25 (8.80%) REST
18 23 (8.10%) XML
19 19 (6.69%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 58 (20.42%) User Experience
2 15 (5.28%) Graphic Design
3 14 (4.93%) Computer Science
4 13 (4.58%) Mobile App
5 9 (3.17%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (2.82%) iPad
7 7 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.46%) Replication
8 6 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (2.11%) Social Media
9 4 (1.41%) Online Games
10 3 (1.06%) Animation
10 3 (1.06%) Blog
10 3 (1.06%) Digital Media
10 3 (1.06%) Fintech
10 3 (1.06%) Life Science
10 3 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
10 3 (1.06%) W3C
11 2 (0.70%) Photography
11 2 (0.70%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 44 (15.49%) Linux
2 17 (5.99%) Unix
3 11 (3.87%) Windows
4 8 (2.82%) Android
5 6 (2.11%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.41%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.70%) CentOS
7 2 (0.70%) Debian
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (94.01%) Web Development
2 89 (31.34%) MVC
3 75 (26.41%) Agile Software Development
4 69 (24.30%) E-Commerce
5 67 (23.59%) Front End Development
6 43 (15.14%) SEO
7 39 (13.73%) Responsive Web Design
8 34 (11.97%) OO
9 30 (10.56%) Software Engineering
10 26 (9.15%) Scrum
11 24 (8.45%) Digital Marketing
11 24 (8.45%) Wireframes
12 20 (7.04%) OOP
13 19 (6.69%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (6.34%) Programme Management
15 17 (5.99%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (5.63%) TDD
17 13 (4.58%) Mentoring
17 13 (4.58%) Prototyping
18 12 (4.23%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 224 (78.87%) JavaScript
2 136 (47.89%) PHP
3 93 (32.75%) C#
4 62 (21.83%) SQL
5 31 (10.92%) T-SQL
6 28 (9.86%) VBScript
7 14 (4.93%) Java
8 10 (3.52%) TypeScript
9 8 (2.82%) PHP 7
10 7 (2.46%) Python
11 6 (2.11%) Ruby
12 4 (1.41%) PHP 5
12 4 (1.41%) VB
13 3 (1.06%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.70%) Perl
14 2 (0.70%) XPath
15 1 (0.35%) C++
15 1 (0.35%) ES6
15 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (10.21%) Degree
2 1 (0.35%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (0.35%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.76%) GCP
2 1 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 19 (6.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (4.23%) Capistrano
1 12 (4.23%) Kubernetes
1 12 (4.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (9.86%) PayPal
2 19 (6.69%) Microsoft
3 18 (6.34%) Adobe
3 18 (6.34%) SAP
4 15 (5.28%) CyberSource
4 15 (5.28%) Google
5 10 (3.52%) Zend
6 7 (2.46%) Percona
6 7 (2.46%) Twitter
7 2 (0.70%) Apple
7 2 (0.70%) Capita
8 1 (0.35%) Facebook
8 1 (0.35%) Oracle
8 1 (0.35%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.35%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.35%) Sony
8 1 (0.35%) Telerik
8 1 (0.35%) Xamarin