Period
to 17 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Web Developer was £36,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

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

Web Developer
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 128 79
Rank change year-on-year -32 -49 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Developer 68 97 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.28% 1.75% 3.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 1.81% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 53 76 105
Scotland median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,300 £26,250 £28,450
90th Percentile £45,600 £43,750 £48,750
UK median annual salary £41,500 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +9.21% - +1.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5,052 5,371 4,733
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.23% 96.72% 96.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3,280 3,502 2,996
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £69,375 £65,000 £64,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +4.40%

Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Developer in Scotland

Web Developer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Web Developer in Scotland

Web Developer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Web Developer in Scotland over the 6 months to 17 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Web Developer in Scotland

Web Developer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Web Developer within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 17 December 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
Edinburgh -9 32 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Glasgow -2 31 £35,000 -6.67% 7
South Ayrshire - 2 £34,000 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Highlands - 1 - -
Web Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 Scotland region featuring Web Developer in the job title.

1 66 (97.06%) Web Development
2 56 (82.35%) JavaScript
3 52 (76.47%) HTML
3 52 (76.47%) CSS
4 40 (58.82%) MVC
5 31 (45.59%) jQuery
6 29 (42.65%) C#
7 26 (38.24%) PHP
8 25 (36.76%) .NET
9 23 (33.82%) ASP.NET
10 22 (32.35%) HTML5
11 21 (30.88%) CSS3
12 19 (27.94%) AngularJS
13 18 (26.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 18 (26.47%) Degree
14 17 (25.00%) Git (software)
15 16 (23.53%) MySQL
16 15 (22.06%) OO
16 15 (22.06%) Sass
16 15 (22.06%) Front End Development
17 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
17 14 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
18 12 (17.65%) Computer Science
18 12 (17.65%) Node.js
18 12 (17.65%) Computer Science Degree
19 11 (16.18%) Laravel
19 11 (16.18%) webpack
19 11 (16.18%) .NET Framework
19 11 (16.18%) WordPress
20 10 (14.71%) Digital Marketing

Web Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 11 (16.18%) WordPress
2 9 (13.24%) CMS
3 7 (10.29%) Drupal
4 2 (2.94%) Umbraco
5 1 (1.47%) Apache
5 1 (1.47%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.47%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.47%) IIS
5 1 (1.47%) MODX
5 1 (1.47%) Moodle
5 1 (1.47%) nginx
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Magento
1 1 (1.47%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.24%) npm
2 3 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.47%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.47%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) Internet
2 2 (2.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (23.53%) MySQL
2 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.35%) MariaDB
3 5 (7.35%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.41%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.47%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (16.18%) webpack
3 7 (10.29%) Visual Studio
4 6 (8.82%) Visual Studio Code
5 4 (5.88%) Eclipse
6 3 (4.41%) Bitbucket
6 3 (4.41%) Gradle
6 3 (4.41%) Grunt
6 3 (4.41%) gulp
6 3 (4.41%) JUnit
6 3 (4.41%) Maven
6 3 (4.41%) Mockito
6 3 (4.41%) Subversion
7 2 (2.94%) Babel
7 2 (2.94%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.94%) RSpec
7 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.94%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (14.71%) Finance
1 10 (14.71%) Marketing
2 7 (10.29%) Retail
3 1 (1.47%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (76.47%) CSS
1 52 (76.47%) HTML
2 31 (45.59%) jQuery
3 25 (36.76%) .NET
4 23 (33.82%) ASP.NET
5 22 (32.35%) HTML5
6 21 (30.88%) CSS3
7 19 (27.94%) AngularJS
8 18 (26.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 15 (22.06%) Sass
10 12 (17.65%) Node.js
11 11 (16.18%) .NET Framework
11 11 (16.18%) Laravel
12 10 (14.71%) React
12 10 (14.71%) Symfony
13 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (10.29%) Razor View Engine
13 7 (10.29%) Redux
13 7 (10.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Fintech
1 6 (8.82%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.41%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (4.41%) User Experience
4 2 (2.94%) EPoS
5 1 (1.47%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.76%) Linux
2 1 (1.47%) Android
2 1 (1.47%) Windows
2 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (97.06%) Web Development
2 40 (58.82%) MVC
3 15 (22.06%) Front End Development
3 15 (22.06%) OO
4 14 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (17.65%) Computer Science
6 10 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (14.71%) Digital Marketing
6 10 (14.71%) OOP
7 8 (11.76%) Unit Testing
8 7 (10.29%) Data Privacy
8 7 (10.29%) E-Commerce
9 6 (8.82%) Open Source
9 6 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (8.82%) Technical Architecture
9 6 (8.82%) Test Automation
9 6 (8.82%) Web Operations
10 5 (7.35%) Content Management
10 5 (7.35%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (5.88%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 56 (82.35%) JavaScript
2 29 (42.65%) C#
3 26 (38.24%) PHP
4 9 (13.24%) Java
5 8 (11.76%) Ruby
6 7 (10.29%) SQL
7 6 (8.82%) Python
8 2 (2.94%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 18 (26.47%) Degree
2 12 (17.65%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.47%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (5.88%) Zend
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle
3 1 (1.47%) Google
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.47%) Red Hat