Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Web Applications Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Web Application Developer
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 885 847 865
Rank change year-on-year -38 +18 -56
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Applications Developer 328 382 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.20% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.21% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 291 365 429
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £60,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172577 182568 211044
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138473 152713 175380
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Web Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Applications Developer in the UK

Web Applications Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Web Applications Developer in the UK

Web Applications Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Web Applications Developer over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Web Applications Developer in the UK

Web Applications Developer
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Web Applications Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 24 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
England 0 308 £42,500 - 26
UK excluding London +24 267 £42,500 +6.25% 27
South East +33 99 £45,000 +5.88% 9
London -20 60 £42,500 -24.11% 1
East of England +23 47 £42,500 +6.25% 3
North of England +22 41 £32,500 -7.14% 6
South West +26 36 £32,500 -21.21% 2
Midlands +5 26 £40,000 +8.11% 5
Yorkshire +32 23 £30,000 -14.29% 1
West Midlands -4 18 £36,500 +7.35% 4
North West -19 14 £41,000 +6.49% 2
Scotland -16 13 £35,000 -12.50% 2
East Midlands +24 9 £40,000 - 1
North East +4 4 £55,000 +76.00% 3
Northern Ireland - 3 £40,000 -
Wales - 2 £33,875 -

Web Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Web Applications 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 featuring Web Applications Developer in the job title.

1 237 (72.26%) JavaScript
2 203 (61.89%) HTML
3 196 (59.76%) CSS
4 163 (49.70%) .NET
5 149 (45.43%) C#
6 148 (45.12%) Agile Software Development
7 122 (37.20%) MVC
8 118 (35.98%) ASP.NET
9 108 (32.93%) SQL Server
10 105 (32.01%) HTML5
11 103 (31.40%) AngularJS
12 101 (30.79%) jQuery
13 85 (25.91%) Web Development
14 83 (25.30%) SQL
15 70 (21.34%) PHP
16 68 (20.73%) CSS3
17 66 (20.12%) Ajax
18 65 (19.82%) Git (software)
19 62 (18.90%) Degree
20 61 (18.60%) Microsoft
21 58 (17.68%) Web Services
22 56 (17.07%) ASP.NET MVC
22 56 (17.07%) REST
23 55 (16.77%) Java
24 54 (16.46%) Finance
25 51 (15.55%) Computer Science
25 51 (15.55%) XML
26 49 (14.94%) Team Foundation Server
27 44 (13.41%) Scrum
28 43 (13.11%) OO

Web Applications Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 19 (5.79%) NServiceBus
2 14 (4.27%) CMS
3 11 (3.35%) Umbraco
4 10 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
4 10 (3.05%) IIS
5 9 (2.74%) nginx
5 9 (2.74%) WordPress
6 6 (1.83%) OpenEdge
7 5 (1.52%) Apache
8 2 (0.61%) DNN
8 2 (0.61%) GeoServer
8 2 (0.61%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.61%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.30%) Drupal
9 1 (0.30%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.30%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.30%) Liferay
9 1 (0.30%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (0.61%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 6 (1.83%) Magento
2 1 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.30%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.30%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 25 (7.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (4.57%) SaaS
4 12 (3.66%) GitHub
5 11 (3.35%) Heroku
6 10 (3.05%) npm
7 1 (0.30%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 22 (6.71%) HTTP
2 8 (2.44%) Intranet
3 7 (2.13%) AMQP
4 2 (0.61%) Internet
4 2 (0.61%) SSH
4 2 (0.61%) SSL
4 2 (0.61%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.30%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.30%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.30%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (32.93%) SQL Server
2 30 (9.15%) MySQL
3 22 (6.71%) PostgreSQL
4 17 (5.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (4.88%) SSDT
6 11 (3.35%) Relational Database
7 8 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (1.83%) GIS
9 5 (1.52%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (1.22%) KDB
10 4 (1.22%) Kdb+
11 3 (0.91%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.91%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.61%) Redis
13 1 (0.30%) Big Data
13 1 (0.30%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.30%) HSQLDB
13 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 65 (19.82%) Git (software)
2 49 (14.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (8.23%) Selenium
4 20 (6.10%) gulp
5 17 (5.18%) NUnit
5 17 (5.18%) webpack
6 14 (4.27%) Visual Studio
7 10 (3.05%) Subversion
8 9 (2.74%) Grunt
8 9 (2.74%) JUnit
9 8 (2.44%) Mocha
9 8 (2.44%) MSTest
10 6 (1.83%) Bitbucket
10 6 (1.83%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (1.52%) Jenkins
12 3 (0.91%) Bower
12 3 (0.91%) Jasmine
12 3 (0.91%) Moq
12 3 (0.91%) ReSharper
12 3 (0.91%) SpecFlow
General
1 54 (16.46%) Finance
2 20 (6.10%) Retail
3 19 (5.79%) Banking
4 13 (3.96%) Marketing
5 12 (3.66%) Retail Banking
6 8 (2.44%) Publishing
7 6 (1.83%) Advertising
7 6 (1.83%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.83%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.52%) Electronics
8 5 (1.52%) Law
8 5 (1.52%) Legal
9 4 (1.22%) Games
9 4 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.30%) Automotive
10 1 (0.30%) Back Office
10 1 (0.30%) Local Government
10 1 (0.30%) Online Betting
10 1 (0.30%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (61.89%) HTML
2 196 (59.76%) CSS
3 163 (49.70%) .NET
4 118 (35.98%) ASP.NET
5 105 (32.01%) HTML5
6 103 (31.40%) AngularJS
7 101 (30.79%) jQuery
8 68 (20.73%) CSS3
9 66 (20.12%) Ajax
10 58 (17.68%) Web Services
11 56 (17.07%) ASP.NET MVC
11 56 (17.07%) REST
12 51 (15.55%) XML
13 39 (11.89%) React
14 38 (11.59%) SOAP
15 33 (10.06%) Node.js
16 31 (9.45%) .NET Framework
17 30 (9.15%) Sass
17 30 (9.15%) WCF
18 28 (8.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 51 (15.55%) Computer Science
2 33 (10.06%) Mobile App
3 30 (9.15%) User Experience
4 19 (5.79%) Greenfield Project
5 14 (4.27%) Virtual Team
6 10 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.13%) Algorithms
7 7 (2.13%) Social Media
8 6 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.83%) Renewable Energy
9 5 (1.52%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.52%) e-Learning
10 4 (1.22%) Online Games
10 4 (1.22%) Social Network
11 3 (0.91%) Fintech
11 3 (0.91%) iPad
11 3 (0.91%) PMI
12 2 (0.61%) Graphic Design
13 1 (0.30%) Animation
13 1 (0.30%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.32%) Linux
2 12 (3.66%) Windows
3 6 (1.83%) Android
4 5 (1.52%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.22%) Unix
6 3 (0.91%) Nucleus RTOS
6 3 (0.91%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.61%) CentOS
8 1 (0.30%) Debian
8 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (45.12%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (37.20%) MVC
3 85 (25.91%) Web Development
4 44 (13.41%) Scrum
5 43 (13.11%) OO
6 42 (12.80%) TDD
6 42 (12.80%) Test Automation
7 39 (11.89%) Software Engineering
8 35 (10.67%) Web Application Development
9 33 (10.06%) Unit Testing
10 30 (9.15%) Mentoring
11 28 (8.54%) Front End Development
11 28 (8.54%) Mathematics
12 27 (8.23%) SOLID
13 24 (7.32%) Continuous Improvement
14 23 (7.01%) Project Management
15 21 (6.40%) Microservices
15 21 (6.40%) Physics
16 20 (6.10%) SDLC
17 19 (5.79%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 237 (72.26%) JavaScript
2 149 (45.43%) C#
3 83 (25.30%) SQL
4 70 (21.34%) PHP
5 55 (16.77%) Java
6 31 (9.45%) Python
7 19 (5.79%) TypeScript
8 16 (4.88%) Ruby
9 14 (4.27%) VB.NET
10 9 (2.74%) ES6
11 7 (2.13%) PowerShell
11 7 (2.13%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.52%) C
13 4 (1.22%) Apple Swift
13 4 (1.22%) C++
13 4 (1.22%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.61%) VB
15 1 (0.30%) Perl
15 1 (0.30%) Progress 4GL
15 1 (0.30%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 62 (18.90%) Degree
2 17 (5.18%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (4.88%) MCP
3 16 (4.88%) MCPD
4 14 (4.27%) DBS Check
5 9 (2.74%) Security Cleared
6 7 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (2.13%) PhD
7 4 (1.22%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.91%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 8 (2.44%) Docker
2 1 (0.30%) NFS
2 1 (0.30%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (1.22%) Ansible
2 1 (0.30%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 61 (18.60%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.05%) Zend
3 8 (2.44%) Google
4 5 (1.52%) SAP
5 4 (1.22%) Capita
5 4 (1.22%) Progress
6 3 (0.91%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.61%) Apple
7 2 (0.61%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.61%) Twitter
8 1 (0.30%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.30%) DoubleClick
8 1 (0.30%) IBM
8 1 (0.30%) jBASE
8 1 (0.30%) OpenText
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle
8 1 (0.30%) PayPal