Period
to 13 November 2019

The median annual salary for a Web Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 13 November 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
6 months to
13 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 255 228 183
Rank change year-on-year -27 -45 -34
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Developer 1,770 2,457 3,501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.29% 1.51% 1.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 1.57% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,560 2,179 3,150
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +1.35%

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 131,473 156,175 172,370
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.58% 95.89% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 105,217 125,838 138,248
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Web Developer in the UK

Web Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Web Developer in the UK

Web Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Web Developer over the 6 months to 13 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Web Developer in the UK

Web 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 Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 13 November 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
England -26 1,632 £42,500 +6.25% 491
UK excluding London -12 1,352 £40,000 +2.56% 406
South East -2 499 £40,000 - 81
London -33 396 £52,500 -4.55% 110
North of England -35 215 £37,500 - 91
Midlands -8 210 £40,000 +14.29% 94
East of England +43 175 £46,000 +15.00% 56
South West -64 137 £45,000 +25.00% 60
West Midlands -18 131 £40,000 +14.29% 55
North West -21 115 £37,500 -6.25% 44
Yorkshire -20 85 £37,500 - 32
Scotland +38 79 £37,500 - 10
East Midlands -6 79 £33,750 -3.57% 39
Wales +5 27 £37,500 +4.17% 12
North East +17 15 £40,000 +20.75% 15
Northern Ireland +2 10 £60,000 +71.43% 3

Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 featuring Web Developer in the job title.

1 1,594 (90.06%) Web Development
2 1,380 (77.97%) JavaScript
3 1,150 (64.97%) HTML
4 1,132 (63.95%) CSS
5 842 (47.57%) C#
6 792 (44.75%) .NET
7 569 (32.15%) jQuery
8 561 (31.69%) ASP.NET
9 535 (30.23%) AngularJS
10 518 (29.27%) MVC
11 516 (29.15%) PHP
12 509 (28.76%) SQL
13 492 (27.80%) Agile Software Development
14 405 (22.88%) HTML5
15 388 (21.92%) React
16 387 (21.86%) SQL Server
17 337 (19.04%) Git (software)
18 331 (18.70%) MySQL
19 288 (16.27%) User Experience
20 258 (14.58%) CSS3
21 247 (13.95%) Front End Development
22 223 (12.60%) Microsoft
23 213 (12.03%) Web Services
24 208 (11.75%) Node.js
25 207 (11.69%) Sass
26 204 (11.53%) ASP.NET MVC
27 196 (11.07%) TypeScript
28 189 (10.68%) WordPress
29 186 (10.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
30 184 (10.40%) Azure

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
1 189 (10.68%) WordPress
2 148 (8.36%) CMS
3 48 (2.71%) IIS
4 44 (2.49%) Umbraco
5 40 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
6 39 (2.20%) Drupal
7 34 (1.92%) Apache
8 24 (1.36%) SharePoint
9 19 (1.07%) EPiServer
10 18 (1.02%) nginx
11 13 (0.73%) Tomcat
12 11 (0.62%) Confluence
13 10 (0.56%) Joomla!
13 10 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
14 7 (0.40%) Apache Solr
14 7 (0.40%) Jetty
15 6 (0.34%) Liferay
16 5 (0.28%) ColdFusion
16 5 (0.28%) Headless CMS
16 5 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 73 (4.12%) Photoshop
2 29 (1.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 22 (1.24%) Sketch
4 19 (1.07%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 17 (0.96%) Adobe XD
6 5 (0.28%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.23%) InDesign
8 3 (0.17%) Figma
8 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
8 3 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 2 (0.11%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.11%) Microsoft Office
10 1 (0.056%) Chatbot
10 1 (0.056%) Microsoft Project
10 1 (0.056%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 42 (2.37%) Magento
2 18 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
4 7 (0.40%) OpenCart
4 7 (0.40%) Shopify
5 3 (0.17%) osCommerce
6 2 (0.11%) Maximo
6 2 (0.11%) R3 Corda
7 1 (0.056%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.056%) OpenText MBPM
7 1 (0.056%) StreamServe
7 1 (0.056%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 184 (10.40%) Azure
2 98 (5.54%) AWS
3 54 (3.05%) SaaS
4 53 (2.99%) npm
5 40 (2.26%) GitHub
6 13 (0.73%) Serverless
7 11 (0.62%) Slack
8 10 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.56%) PaaS
9 9 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (0.51%) Google Analytics
10 7 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
11 6 (0.34%) Heroku
11 6 (0.34%) Power Platform
12 5 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 5 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (0.28%) Sage Pay
13 4 (0.23%) GCP
13 4 (0.23%) OpenShift
13 4 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 42 (2.37%) Internet
2 39 (2.20%) HTTP
3 18 (1.02%) Intranet
4 8 (0.45%) SSH
5 5 (0.28%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.23%) DNS
7 3 (0.17%) Extranet
7 3 (0.17%) Network Security
7 3 (0.17%) Wireless
8 2 (0.11%) MQTT
9 1 (0.056%) FTP
9 1 (0.056%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 387 (21.86%) SQL Server
2 331 (18.70%) MySQL
3 75 (4.24%) NoSQL
4 68 (3.84%) Relational Database
5 61 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
6 34 (1.92%) MongoDB
7 33 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (1.07%) Redis
9 16 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (0.73%) MariaDB
11 10 (0.56%) Big Data
11 10 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (0.45%) RDBMS
12 8 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
13 6 (0.34%) Azure SQL Database
13 6 (0.34%) GIS
13 6 (0.34%) Hadoop
14 5 (0.28%) Power BI
14 5 (0.28%) RavenDB
14 5 (0.28%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 337 (19.04%) Git (software)
2 115 (6.50%) Visual Studio
3 80 (4.52%) webpack
4 57 (3.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 47 (2.66%) gulp
5 47 (2.66%) JIRA
6 45 (2.54%) Subversion
7 41 (2.32%) Grunt
8 32 (1.81%) PHPUnit
9 30 (1.69%) Jenkins
10 24 (1.36%) Jasmine
10 24 (1.36%) Selenium
11 22 (1.24%) Bitbucket
12 20 (1.13%) Oracle Forms
13 15 (0.85%) Karma Test Runner
14 13 (0.73%) git-flow
15 12 (0.68%) NUnit
16 11 (0.62%) TortoiseSVN
17 10 (0.56%) Dreamweaver
18 9 (0.51%) Bower
General
1 159 (8.98%) Finance
2 123 (6.95%) Marketing
3 83 (4.69%) Retail
4 39 (2.20%) Games
5 29 (1.64%) Banking
6 25 (1.41%) Front Office
7 22 (1.24%) Advertising
8 14 (0.79%) Legal
9 13 (0.73%) Law
10 10 (0.56%) Automotive
10 10 (0.56%) Telecoms
11 7 (0.40%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.28%) Back Office
12 5 (0.28%) Public Sector
13 4 (0.23%) Electronics
14 3 (0.17%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.17%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.17%) Local Government
15 2 (0.11%) Humanities
15 2 (0.11%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,150 (64.97%) HTML
2 1,132 (63.95%) CSS
3 792 (44.75%) .NET
4 569 (32.15%) jQuery
5 561 (31.69%) ASP.NET
6 535 (30.23%) AngularJS
7 405 (22.88%) HTML5
8 388 (21.92%) React
9 258 (14.58%) CSS3
10 213 (12.03%) Web Services
11 208 (11.75%) Node.js
12 207 (11.69%) Sass
13 204 (11.53%) ASP.NET MVC
14 186 (10.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 163 (9.21%) Vue.js
16 149 (8.42%) .NET Framework
17 138 (7.80%) Laravel
18 134 (7.57%) REST
19 133 (7.51%) ASP.NET Web API
20 103 (5.82%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 288 (16.27%) User Experience
2 112 (6.33%) Mobile App
3 110 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
4 99 (5.59%) Greenfield Project
5 88 (4.97%) Self-Motivation
6 58 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
7 26 (1.47%) Equities
8 23 (1.30%) iPad
9 21 (1.19%) Algorithms
10 16 (0.90%) Data Structures
11 12 (0.68%) NHS
12 11 (0.62%) Social Media
13 7 (0.40%) Blog
14 6 (0.34%) Graphic Design
14 6 (0.34%) Linux Command Line
15 5 (0.28%) Data Centre
15 5 (0.28%) Hedge funds
15 5 (0.28%) W3C
16 4 (0.23%) EPoS
16 4 (0.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 127 (7.18%) Linux
2 83 (4.69%) Windows
3 58 (3.28%) Android
4 48 (2.71%) Apple iOS
5 19 (1.07%) Debian
6 9 (0.51%) Unix
6 9 (0.51%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.34%) CentOS
8 5 (0.28%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.17%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.11%) ThreadX
11 1 (0.056%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.056%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,594 (90.06%) Web Development
2 518 (29.27%) MVC
3 492 (27.80%) Agile Software Development
4 247 (13.95%) Front End Development
5 175 (9.89%) E-Commerce
6 160 (9.04%) Problem-Solving
7 141 (7.97%) Computer Science
8 137 (7.74%) Unit Testing
9 134 (7.57%) TDD
10 131 (7.40%) Scrum
11 127 (7.18%) OO
12 107 (6.05%) OOP
13 104 (5.88%) DevOps
14 103 (5.82%) Analytics
15 99 (5.59%) Web Design
16 94 (5.31%) SDLC
17 85 (4.80%) Responsive Web Design
18 82 (4.63%) Continuous Integration
19 79 (4.46%) Software Engineering
20 78 (4.41%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1,380 (77.97%) JavaScript
2 842 (47.57%) C#
3 516 (29.15%) PHP
4 509 (28.76%) SQL
5 196 (11.07%) TypeScript
6 124 (7.01%) Python
7 109 (6.16%) Java
8 98 (5.54%) T-SQL
9 85 (4.80%) ES6
10 65 (3.67%) VB.NET
11 25 (1.41%) VBScript
12 21 (1.19%) C++
12 21 (1.19%) Ruby
13 20 (1.13%) PHP 5
14 19 (1.07%) VB
15 18 (1.02%) ES7
16 17 (0.96%) C
17 16 (0.90%) VB6
18 12 (0.68%) PL/SQL
19 11 (0.62%) Go
Qualifications
1 156 (8.81%) Degree
2 51 (2.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (0.45%) MCSD
5 4 (0.23%) CIW
5 4 (0.23%) MCP
5 4 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.17%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.17%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.17%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.11%) MCPD
8 1 (0.056%) HND
8 1 (0.056%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.056%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (3.33%) QA
2 6 (0.34%) WCAG
3 3 (0.17%) SLA
4 2 (0.11%) GDPR
5 1 (0.056%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.056%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 56 (3.16%) Docker
2 2 (0.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.056%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (1.02%) Kubernetes
2 12 (0.68%) SCCM
3 10 (0.56%) Puppet
4 7 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.34%) Ansible
6 2 (0.11%) Rancher
6 2 (0.11%) Terraform
7 1 (0.056%) cPanel
7 1 (0.056%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.056%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 223 (12.60%) Microsoft
2 64 (3.62%) Adobe
3 54 (3.05%) Oracle
4 36 (2.03%) Zend
5 35 (1.98%) Google
6 22 (1.24%) Xamarin
7 18 (1.02%) Sitecore
8 15 (0.85%) Twitter
9 11 (0.62%) RedGate
10 10 (0.56%) WooCommerce
11 6 (0.34%) IBM
11 6 (0.34%) PayPal
12 5 (0.28%) Apple
12 5 (0.28%) Facebook
12 5 (0.28%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.28%) Spotify
12 5 (0.28%) WorldPay
13 4 (0.23%) Atlassian
13 4 (0.23%) MuleSoft
14 3 (0.17%) DevExpress