Period
to 13 April 2021

The median annual salary for a Web Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

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

Web Developer
UK
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 274 254 259
Rank change year-on-year -20 +5 -64
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Developer 930 1,443 2,001
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.12% 1.27% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.33% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 692 1,276 1,772
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £57,125
90th Percentile £64,875 £66,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,132
% change year-on-year - +4.90% +1.68%

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 77,346 108,572 142,944
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.13% 95.37% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 60,849 88,179 115,251
10th Percentile £31,500 £29,750 £28,500
25th Percentile £40,750 £37,750 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Developer in the UK

Web Developer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Web Developer.

Salary trend for Web Developer in the UK

Web Developer
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Web Developer over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Web Developer in the UK

Web Developer
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Web Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 13 April 2021. 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 -25 814 £41,000 -8.89% 214
UK excluding London -16 686 £40,000 - 189
Work from Home -22 195 £40,000 -20.00% 53
London -7 180 £55,000 -4.35% 51
North of England +66 179 £42,500 +13.33% 61
South East -51 176 £40,000 -11.11% 33
Midlands -5 129 £37,500 -6.25% 33
North West +52 90 £48,000 +20.00% 34
Yorkshire +27 82 £37,060 +6.65% 18
South West -29 78 £36,500 -2.67% 20
West Midlands -8 77 £37,500 -6.25% 17
East Midlands +8 52 £31,250 -21.88% 16
Scotland +4 50 £40,000 +6.67% 13
East of England -10 44 £41,250 +3.13% 16
Wales +29 18 £33,500 -10.67% 10
Northern Ireland -1 12 £35,000 -30.00% 3
North East +7 7 £23,000 -23.33% 9

Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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 featuring Web Developer in the job title.

1 868 (93.33%) Web Development
2 745 (80.11%) JavaScript
3 656 (70.54%) HTML
4 641 (68.92%) CSS
5 484 (52.04%) PHP
6 301 (32.37%) SQL
7 275 (29.57%) HTML5
8 272 (29.25%) C#
9 227 (24.41%) .NET
10 225 (24.19%) MySQL
11 217 (23.33%) Git (software)
12 206 (22.15%) CSS3
13 202 (21.72%) Agile Software Development
14 197 (21.18%) Python
15 187 (20.11%) AngularJS
16 186 (20.00%) Java
17 185 (19.89%) React
18 167 (17.96%) MVC
19 160 (17.20%) Laravel
20 152 (16.34%) User Experience
21 149 (16.02%) jQuery
22 147 (15.81%) Microsoft
23 144 (15.48%) ASP.NET
24 135 (14.52%) Vue.js
25 125 (13.44%) Node.js
26 124 (13.33%) E-Commerce
27 119 (12.80%) CMS
28 118 (12.69%) Linux
29 114 (12.26%) Azure
30 113 (12.15%) Front End Development

Web 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
1 119 (12.80%) CMS
2 111 (11.94%) WordPress
3 24 (2.58%) Drupal
4 21 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
5 19 (2.04%) Umbraco
6 17 (1.83%) EPiServer
7 11 (1.18%) Sitecore CMS
8 9 (0.97%) nginx
9 8 (0.86%) SharePoint
10 7 (0.75%) Apache
10 7 (0.75%) IIS
11 6 (0.65%) Joomla!
12 4 (0.43%) Confluence
12 4 (0.43%) Kentico
13 2 (0.22%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.22%) Headless CMS
13 2 (0.22%) Jadu
13 2 (0.22%) Moodle
14 1 (0.11%) Apache Spark
14 1 (0.11%) Mendix
Applications
1 34 (3.66%) Adobe Illustrator
2 28 (3.01%) Photoshop
3 13 (1.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (1.08%) Adobe XD
5 3 (0.32%) Figma
5 3 (0.32%) Sketch
6 1 (0.11%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.11%) Gephi
6 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (0.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 35 (3.76%) Magento
2 22 (2.37%) Shopify
3 4 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.32%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.22%) OpenCart
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.11%) nopCommerce
6 1 (0.11%) OpenText MBPM
6 1 (0.11%) StreamServe
6 1 (0.11%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 114 (12.26%) Azure
2 72 (7.74%) AWS
3 31 (3.33%) SaaS
4 24 (2.58%) GitHub
5 21 (2.26%) npm
6 18 (1.94%) Serverless
7 17 (1.83%) Google Analytics
8 16 (1.72%) GCP
9 11 (1.18%) Google Tag Manager
10 9 (0.97%) Amazon Alexa
10 9 (0.97%) Power Platform
11 8 (0.86%) Amazon S3
11 8 (0.86%) Yarn
12 6 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
13 5 (0.54%) BrowserStack
13 5 (0.54%) CloudFront
13 5 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
14 4 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 4 (0.43%) Attraqt
14 4 (0.43%) ZenHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.29%) Intranet
2 7 (0.75%) Internet
3 3 (0.32%) DNS
3 3 (0.32%) HTTP
4 2 (0.22%) Skype
5 1 (0.11%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.11%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.11%) MQTT
5 1 (0.11%) RIP
5 1 (0.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 225 (24.19%) MySQL
2 84 (9.03%) SQL Server
3 35 (3.76%) Relational Database
4 22 (2.37%) MongoDB
5 19 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
6 17 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
7 15 (1.61%) Redis
8 12 (1.29%) NoSQL
9 10 (1.08%) MariaDB
10 7 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (0.54%) Power BI
13 4 (0.43%) Big Data
13 4 (0.43%) MySQL Workbench
14 3 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 2 (0.22%) Amazon Aurora
15 2 (0.22%) Amazon RDS
15 2 (0.22%) BigQuery
15 2 (0.22%) Geospatial Data
15 2 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 217 (23.33%) Git (software)
2 29 (3.12%) gulp
3 28 (3.01%) JIRA
4 27 (2.90%) Visual Studio
5 24 (2.58%) webpack
6 17 (1.83%) Grunt
7 13 (1.40%) Bitbucket
7 13 (1.40%) Jenkins
8 11 (1.18%) Cypress.io
9 10 (1.08%) Jasmine
9 10 (1.08%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (0.97%) Karma Test Runner
11 7 (0.75%) Xcode
12 5 (0.54%) git-flow
12 5 (0.54%) Mercurial
12 5 (0.54%) SoapUI
13 4 (0.43%) Babel
13 4 (0.43%) Gradle
13 4 (0.43%) PhpStorm
13 4 (0.43%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 100 (10.75%) Marketing
2 98 (10.54%) Multimedia
3 86 (9.25%) Finance
4 63 (6.77%) Retail
5 38 (4.09%) Manufacturing
6 27 (2.90%) Games
7 20 (2.15%) Law
8 13 (1.40%) Banking
9 11 (1.18%) Publishing
10 10 (1.08%) Telecoms
11 9 (0.97%) Automotive
11 9 (0.97%) Public Sector
12 7 (0.75%) Advertising
13 4 (0.43%) Electronics
14 3 (0.32%) Back Office
14 3 (0.32%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.22%) French Language
15 2 (0.22%) Front Office
15 2 (0.22%) Legal
16 1 (0.11%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 656 (70.54%) HTML
2 641 (68.92%) CSS
3 275 (29.57%) HTML5
4 227 (24.41%) .NET
5 206 (22.15%) CSS3
6 187 (20.11%) AngularJS
7 185 (19.89%) React
8 160 (17.20%) Laravel
9 149 (16.02%) jQuery
10 144 (15.48%) ASP.NET
11 135 (14.52%) Vue.js
12 125 (13.44%) Node.js
13 87 (9.35%) Sass
14 61 (6.56%) Web Services
15 58 (6.24%) .NET Core
16 56 (6.02%) RESTful
16 56 (6.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 51 (5.48%) REST
17 51 (5.48%) Symfony
18 47 (5.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 152 (16.34%) User Experience
2 68 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
3 61 (6.56%) Mobile App
4 45 (4.84%) Greenfield Project
5 27 (2.90%) Linux Command Line
6 23 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
7 16 (1.72%) Animation
8 15 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
8 15 (1.61%) Graphic Design
9 14 (1.51%) Social Media
10 11 (1.18%) Virtual Team
11 7 (0.75%) NHS
11 7 (0.75%) Podcast
12 6 (0.65%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.43%) Arduino
13 4 (0.43%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.43%) e-Learning
13 4 (0.43%) Mobile Computing
13 4 (0.43%) Raspberry Pi
13 4 (0.43%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 118 (12.69%) Linux
2 27 (2.90%) Windows
3 10 (1.08%) Ubuntu
4 8 (0.86%) Android
5 7 (0.75%) Windows Server
6 5 (0.54%) Apple iOS
6 5 (0.54%) Debian
6 5 (0.54%) Unix
7 3 (0.32%) CentOS
8 2 (0.22%) Alpine Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 868 (93.33%) Web Development
2 202 (21.72%) Agile Software Development
3 167 (17.96%) MVC
4 124 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 113 (12.15%) Front End Development
6 77 (8.28%) OOP
7 76 (8.17%) DevOps
8 71 (7.63%) Scrum
9 69 (7.42%) Problem-Solving
10 63 (6.77%) OO
11 56 (6.02%) Analytical Thinking
12 52 (5.59%) Computer Science
12 52 (5.59%) TDD
13 51 (5.48%) SEO
14 46 (4.95%) Content Management
15 45 (4.84%) Microservices
16 44 (4.73%) Analytics
17 43 (4.62%) Test Automation
18 40 (4.30%) Software Engineering
19 37 (3.98%) Innovative Thinking
Programming Languages
1 745 (80.11%) JavaScript
2 484 (52.04%) PHP
3 301 (32.37%) SQL
4 272 (29.25%) C#
5 197 (21.18%) Python
6 186 (20.00%) Java
7 82 (8.82%) TypeScript
8 28 (3.01%) PHP 7
9 27 (2.90%) Ruby
10 21 (2.26%) T-SQL
11 19 (2.04%) C++
11 19 (2.04%) ES6
12 16 (1.72%) C
13 13 (1.40%) R
14 11 (1.18%) Kotlin
14 11 (1.18%) Objective-C
15 7 (0.75%) Apple Swift
15 7 (0.75%) Bash Shell
15 7 (0.75%) VB.NET
16 6 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 65 (6.99%) Degree
2 28 (3.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (0.65%) AWS Certification
5 3 (0.32%) Postgraduate
5 3 (0.32%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.32%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.11%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.11%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.11%) MCSD
6 1 (0.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (1.83%) QA
2 4 (0.43%) WCAG
3 3 (0.32%) SLA
4 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 82 (8.82%) Docker
2 2 (0.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.11%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 30 (3.23%) Kubernetes
2 13 (1.40%) Terraform
3 8 (0.86%) Puppet
4 7 (0.75%) Ansible
5 2 (0.22%) Plesk
6 1 (0.11%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.11%) OpenView
Vendors
1 147 (15.81%) Microsoft
2 54 (5.81%) Adobe
2 54 (5.81%) Google
3 27 (2.90%) Sitecore
3 27 (2.90%) Zend
4 20 (2.15%) WooCommerce
5 11 (1.18%) Oracle
6 6 (0.65%) Apple
7 5 (0.54%) OutSystems
8 4 (0.43%) Cisco
8 4 (0.43%) Intel
9 3 (0.32%) HubSpot
9 3 (0.32%) Netlify
9 3 (0.32%) Remedy
9 3 (0.32%) SAP
9 3 (0.32%) Virgin Media
9 3 (0.32%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.32%) YouTube
9 3 (0.32%) Zoho
10 2 (0.22%) Optimizely