Period
to 22 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Web Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 October 2017.

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
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 177 145 112
Rank change year-on-year -32 -33 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Developer 3444 4463 5862
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.98% 2.35% 2.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.06% 2.44% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3111 4172 5443
UK median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,250
% change year-on-year +2.74% +3.55% +0.71%

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 166897 182928 210949
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.76% 96.45% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 133624 153285 174869
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +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 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 22 October 2017.

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 22 October 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 -35 3245 £40,000 +3.90% 215
UK excluding London -32 2537 £37,500 +2.74% 170
South East +16 830 £40,000 +5.26% 48
London -68 826 £45,000 -10.00% 48
North of England -55 522 £37,500 +8.70% 41
Midlands +7 447 £35,000 - 36
East of England -43 331 £37,500 +7.14% 22
West Midlands +24 318 £35,000 - 20
North West -45 296 £37,500 +7.14% 16
South West -27 290 £35,000 -5.41% 20
Yorkshire -43 192 £35,000 +7.69% 20
East Midlands -16 129 £37,500 +7.14% 15
Scotland -55 90 £35,000 -12.50% 3
North East -7 37 £36,250 +11.54% 5
Wales -41 16 £29,806 -9.68%
Northern Ireland -17 11 £25,000 -15.25%
Isle of Man - 1 £62,500 -

Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 2017, Web 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 Developer in the job title.

1 3228 (93.73%) Web Development
2 2820 (81.88%) JavaScript
3 2723 (79.07%) HTML
4 2586 (75.09%) CSS
5 1562 (45.35%) .NET
6 1490 (43.26%) C#
7 1412 (41.00%) jQuery
8 1343 (39.00%) MVC
9 1193 (34.64%) AngularJS
10 1159 (33.65%) PHP
11 1134 (32.93%) Agile Software Development
12 1127 (32.72%) HTML5
13 1115 (32.38%) ASP.NET
14 976 (28.34%) SQL
15 917 (26.63%) SQL Server
16 746 (21.66%) MySQL
17 738 (21.43%) CSS3
18 645 (18.73%) Front End Development
19 607 (17.62%) Git (software)
20 564 (16.38%) User Experience
21 536 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
22 467 (13.56%) OO
22 467 (13.56%) Microsoft
23 463 (13.44%) CMS
24 450 (13.07%) Ajax
25 447 (12.98%) Scrum
26 436 (12.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
27 432 (12.54%) E-Commerce
28 429 (12.46%) Web Services
29 424 (12.31%) React

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
1 463 (13.44%) CMS
2 265 (7.69%) WordPress
3 173 (5.02%) Umbraco
4 133 (3.86%) Drupal
5 131 (3.80%) Apache
6 127 (3.69%) IIS
7 101 (2.93%) Sitecore CMS
8 83 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
9 55 (1.60%) SharePoint
10 37 (1.07%) nginx
11 35 (1.02%) EPiServer
12 31 (0.90%) Tomcat
13 27 (0.78%) NServiceBus
14 19 (0.55%) Joomla!
15 17 (0.49%) Apache Solr
15 17 (0.49%) WebSphere
16 16 (0.46%) Sitefinity
17 13 (0.38%) Kentico
18 12 (0.35%) Confluence
19 11 (0.32%) Alfresco
Applications
1 188 (5.46%) Photoshop
2 72 (2.09%) Adobe Illustrator
3 62 (1.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 39 (1.13%) FileZilla
5 27 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
6 17 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
7 15 (0.44%) InDesign
8 14 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 7 (0.20%) Fireworks
10 2 (0.058%) GIMP
11 1 (0.029%) HipChat
11 1 (0.029%) InVision
Business Applications
1 110 (3.19%) Magento
2 36 (1.05%) Payment Gateway
3 30 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
4 18 (0.52%) Shopify
5 8 (0.23%) Movex
6 7 (0.20%) WebTrends
7 3 (0.087%) R3 Corda
8 2 (0.058%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.058%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.058%) OpenText MBPM
8 2 (0.058%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.058%) StreamServe
9 1 (0.029%) OpenCart
9 1 (0.029%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 193 (5.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 178 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
3 90 (2.61%) GitHub
4 81 (2.35%) npm
5 64 (1.86%) SaaS
6 35 (1.02%) Google Analytics
7 30 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
7 30 (0.87%) Sage Pay
8 20 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 20 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
9 18 (0.52%) Amazon S3
10 15 (0.44%) Serverless
11 14 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
12 12 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
12 12 (0.35%) Google App Engine
13 11 (0.32%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 11 (0.32%) CloudFront
14 10 (0.29%) Slack
15 9 (0.26%) Office 365
16 8 (0.23%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (1.80%) HTTP
2 61 (1.77%) Internet
3 56 (1.63%) Intranet
4 47 (1.36%) FTP
5 42 (1.22%) SMTP
6 25 (0.73%) SMS
7 12 (0.35%) ATM
8 11 (0.32%) PPP
9 9 (0.26%) Network Security
9 9 (0.26%) SSL
10 7 (0.20%) DNS
10 7 (0.20%) SSH
11 6 (0.17%) RFID
12 5 (0.15%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (0.12%) HTTPS
14 3 (0.087%) Firewall
15 2 (0.058%) Extranet
15 2 (0.058%) TCP/IP
15 2 (0.058%) WEP
16 1 (0.029%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 917 (26.63%) SQL Server
2 746 (21.66%) MySQL
3 179 (5.20%) Relational Database
4 124 (3.60%) NoSQL
5 93 (2.70%) MongoDB
6 88 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 55 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 54 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 53 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
10 49 (1.42%) Redis
11 44 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 35 (1.02%) Big Data
13 34 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
14 23 (0.67%) RDBMS
15 22 (0.64%) SQL Server 2016
16 17 (0.49%) SSDT
17 16 (0.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 15 (0.44%) SQLite
19 13 (0.38%) GIS
19 13 (0.38%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 607 (17.62%) Git (software)
2 268 (7.78%) Visual Studio
3 225 (6.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 140 (4.07%) JIRA
5 138 (4.01%) gulp
6 117 (3.40%) Grunt
7 116 (3.37%) Subversion
8 84 (2.44%) Jenkins
9 69 (2.00%) NUnit
10 67 (1.95%) webpack
11 59 (1.71%) Selenium
12 48 (1.39%) TeamCity
13 46 (1.34%) PHPUnit
14 42 (1.22%) Mercurial
15 30 (0.87%) Mocha
16 29 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
17 28 (0.81%) Jasmine
18 26 (0.75%) Bower
18 26 (0.75%) Karma Test Runner
19 25 (0.73%) Vagrant
General
1 359 (10.42%) Finance
2 331 (9.61%) Marketing
3 226 (6.56%) Retail
4 121 (3.51%) Games
5 76 (2.21%) Manufacturing
6 71 (2.06%) Banking
7 66 (1.92%) Telecoms
8 62 (1.80%) Advertising
9 57 (1.66%) Electronics
10 48 (1.39%) Automotive
11 38 (1.10%) Legal
12 27 (0.78%) Publishing
13 24 (0.70%) Back Office
14 20 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
15 11 (0.32%) Law
15 11 (0.32%) Retail Banking
16 10 (0.29%) Investment Banking
17 8 (0.23%) Multimedia
18 7 (0.20%) French Language
19 6 (0.17%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2723 (79.07%) HTML
2 2586 (75.09%) CSS
3 1562 (45.35%) .NET
4 1412 (41.00%) jQuery
5 1193 (34.64%) AngularJS
6 1127 (32.72%) HTML5
7 1115 (32.38%) ASP.NET
8 738 (21.43%) CSS3
9 536 (15.56%) ASP.NET MVC
10 450 (13.07%) Ajax
11 436 (12.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 429 (12.46%) Web Services
13 424 (12.31%) React
14 398 (11.56%) .NET Framework
15 388 (11.27%) Node.js
16 366 (10.63%) XML
17 365 (10.60%) ASP.NET Web API
18 352 (10.22%) JSON
19 343 (9.96%) Sass
20 260 (7.55%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 564 (16.38%) User Experience
2 244 (7.08%) Computer Science
3 199 (5.78%) Greenfield Project
4 187 (5.43%) Mobile App
5 95 (2.76%) Analytical Skills
6 56 (1.63%) Social Media
6 56 (1.63%) W3C
7 53 (1.54%) Fintech
8 52 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
9 44 (1.28%) iPad
10 30 (0.87%) N-Tier
11 29 (0.84%) Graphic Design
12 28 (0.81%) Digital Media
13 27 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
14 17 (0.49%) Data Centre
14 17 (0.49%) Virtual Team
15 16 (0.46%) BBC
15 16 (0.46%) Online Games
16 15 (0.44%) Driving Licence
17 14 (0.41%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 344 (9.99%) Linux
2 155 (4.50%) Windows
3 132 (3.83%) Android
4 104 (3.02%) Apple iOS
5 33 (0.96%) Unix
6 23 (0.67%) Debian
7 17 (0.49%) Windows Server
8 14 (0.41%) Ubuntu
9 8 (0.23%) MVS
10 7 (0.20%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.12%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.12%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.058%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.058%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.029%) CentOS
13 1 (0.029%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.029%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.029%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3228 (93.73%) Web Development
2 1343 (39.00%) MVC
3 1134 (32.93%) Agile Software Development
4 645 (18.73%) Front End Development
5 467 (13.56%) OO
6 447 (12.98%) Scrum
7 432 (12.54%) E-Commerce
8 405 (11.76%) TDD
9 295 (8.57%) OOP
10 268 (7.78%) Software Engineering
11 240 (6.97%) Unit Testing
12 233 (6.77%) Responsive Web Design
13 187 (5.43%) Test Automation
14 183 (5.31%) Web Design
15 177 (5.14%) Continuous Integration
16 176 (5.11%) SEO
17 144 (4.18%) Web Application Development
18 143 (4.15%) OOD
19 132 (3.83%) SDLC
20 130 (3.77%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 2820 (81.88%) JavaScript
2 1490 (43.26%) C#
3 1159 (33.65%) PHP
4 976 (28.34%) SQL
5 389 (11.30%) Java
6 358 (10.39%) T-SQL
7 181 (5.26%) Python
8 144 (4.18%) VB.NET
9 126 (3.66%) Ruby
10 117 (3.40%) TypeScript
11 84 (2.44%) C
12 81 (2.35%) ES6
13 58 (1.68%) VBScript
14 48 (1.39%) VB
15 45 (1.31%) PHP 5
16 40 (1.16%) C++
17 31 (0.90%) PHP 7
18 26 (0.75%) Perl
19 23 (0.67%) Bash Shell
20 22 (0.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 375 (10.89%) Degree
2 100 (2.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 33 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (0.49%) Security Cleared
5 16 (0.46%) MCP
5 16 (0.46%) MCPD
6 10 (0.29%) SC Cleared
7 9 (0.26%) DBS Check
8 8 (0.23%) PhD
9 6 (0.17%) A+ Certification
9 6 (0.17%) HND
10 4 (0.12%) MCSA
11 2 (0.058%) MCTS
11 2 (0.058%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.058%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.029%) MCSD
12 1 (0.029%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (1.71%) QA
2 15 (0.44%) WCAG
3 10 (0.29%) WAI
4 5 (0.15%) GCP
5 3 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.087%) SLA
6 2 (0.058%) GDPR
7 1 (0.029%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 49 (1.42%) Docker
2 9 (0.26%) Varnish
3 5 (0.15%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.058%) NFS
5 1 (0.029%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.029%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.029%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.029%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.029%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (0.67%) Puppet
2 17 (0.49%) Ansible
3 16 (0.46%) Kubernetes
4 14 (0.41%) Capistrano
5 7 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.087%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (0.087%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.058%) Control-M
8 1 (0.029%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.029%) cPanel
8 1 (0.029%) Plesk
8 1 (0.029%) Terraform
Vendors
1 467 (13.56%) Microsoft
2 158 (4.59%) Adobe
3 127 (3.69%) Zend
4 114 (3.31%) Sitecore
5 96 (2.79%) Google
6 78 (2.26%) Oracle
7 51 (1.48%) SAP
8 41 (1.19%) PayPal
9 29 (0.84%) Xamarin
10 22 (0.64%) Telerik
11 21 (0.61%) Facebook
12 18 (0.52%) Sage
13 17 (0.49%) hybris
14 15 (0.44%) CyberSource
14 15 (0.44%) Samsung
15 14 (0.41%) Progress
15 14 (0.41%) WorldPay
16 13 (0.38%) Twitter
17 9 (0.26%) Atlassian
17 9 (0.26%) IBM