Period
to 26 April 2019

The median annual salary for a Web Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 26 April 2019.

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
26 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 150 127 86
Rank change year-on-year -23 -41 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Developer 77 117 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.44% 2.02% 2.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 2.09% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 57 101 87
Scotland median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% - -
10th Percentile £29,573 £25,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £51,450
UK median annual salary £40,965 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.41% +6.67% -

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 5,103 5,592 4,437
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.13% 96.50% 96.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3,383 3,839 2,795
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +1.15%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 26 April 2019.

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 26 April 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
Glasgow +4 42 £35,000 -6.67% 10
Edinburgh -26 27 £40,622 +12.06% 9
West Lothian -16 3 £41,750 -7.22%
South Ayrshire - 2 £34,000 -
Highlands - 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 £34,000 -
Web Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Scotland region featuring Web Developer in the job title.

1 77 (100.00%) Web Development
2 65 (84.42%) JavaScript
3 53 (68.83%) CSS
4 52 (67.53%) HTML
5 39 (50.65%) PHP
6 36 (46.75%) Git (software)
7 33 (42.86%) MVC
8 32 (41.56%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (36.36%) Sass
10 26 (33.77%) HTML5
10 26 (33.77%) jQuery
11 25 (32.47%) MySQL
12 20 (25.97%) C#
13 19 (24.68%) CSS3
14 18 (23.38%) WordPress
15 17 (22.08%) webpack
16 16 (20.78%) AngularJS
16 16 (20.78%) .NET
17 15 (19.48%) ASP.NET
17 15 (19.48%) SQL
18 14 (18.18%) Finance
18 14 (18.18%) React
19 13 (16.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 13 (16.88%) Front End Development
19 13 (16.88%) SQL Server
19 13 (16.88%) OO
20 12 (15.58%) Linux
20 12 (15.58%) Java
20 12 (15.58%) Unit Testing
20 12 (15.58%) Symfony

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 18 (23.38%) WordPress
2 11 (14.29%) CMS
3 3 (3.90%) Apache
3 3 (3.90%) Drupal
3 3 (3.90%) Moodle
4 2 (2.60%) IIS
5 1 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.30%) MODX
5 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Magento
2 1 (1.30%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.09%) npm
2 5 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.60%) Internet
2 1 (1.30%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (32.47%) MySQL
2 13 (16.88%) SQL Server
3 6 (7.79%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.19%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.90%) MariaDB
5 3 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 36 (46.75%) Git (software)
2 17 (22.08%) webpack
3 10 (12.99%) Babel
4 6 (7.79%) Grunt
4 6 (7.79%) gulp
5 4 (5.19%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.30%) AccuRev
7 1 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.30%) JIRA
7 1 (1.30%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.30%) Subversion
7 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.30%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.30%) YouTrack
General
1 14 (18.18%) Finance
2 7 (9.09%) Marketing
3 3 (3.90%) Automotive
3 3 (3.90%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.90%) Retail
4 2 (2.60%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (68.83%) CSS
2 52 (67.53%) HTML
3 28 (36.36%) Sass
4 26 (33.77%) HTML5
4 26 (33.77%) jQuery
5 19 (24.68%) CSS3
6 16 (20.78%) .NET
6 16 (20.78%) AngularJS
7 15 (19.48%) ASP.NET
8 14 (18.18%) React
9 13 (16.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 12 (15.58%) Laravel
10 12 (15.58%) Symfony
11 8 (10.39%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (7.79%) .NET Framework
12 6 (7.79%) Django
12 6 (7.79%) Razor View Engine
12 6 (7.79%) REST
13 5 (6.49%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (6.49%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.99%) Self-Motivation
2 9 (11.69%) User Experience
3 4 (5.19%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.90%) EPoS
4 3 (3.90%) Fintech
4 3 (3.90%) VLE
5 2 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.30%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.30%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.58%) Linux
2 7 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (1.30%) Windows
3 1 (1.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (100.00%) Web Development
2 33 (42.86%) MVC
3 32 (41.56%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (16.88%) Front End Development
4 13 (16.88%) OO
5 12 (15.58%) Unit Testing
6 9 (11.69%) OO PHP
7 8 (10.39%) E-Commerce
8 7 (9.09%) Code Optimisation
8 7 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (9.09%) TDD
9 6 (7.79%) Digital Marketing
10 5 (6.49%) API Design
10 5 (6.49%) OOP
10 5 (6.49%) Open Source
11 4 (5.19%) API Integration
11 4 (5.19%) B2B
11 4 (5.19%) SOLID
11 4 (5.19%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 65 (84.42%) JavaScript
2 39 (50.65%) PHP
3 20 (25.97%) C#
4 15 (19.48%) SQL
5 12 (15.58%) Java
6 8 (10.39%) Python
7 7 (9.09%) Scala
8 4 (5.19%) PL/SQL
8 4 (5.19%) TypeScript
9 3 (3.90%) Ruby
9 3 (3.90%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.60%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (7.79%) Degree
2 3 (3.90%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (10.39%) Zend
2 4 (5.19%) Oracle
3 3 (3.90%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.90%) WooCommerce
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft