Period
to 25 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Web Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 November 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
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 149 118
Rank change year-on-year -27 -31 -18
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Developer 3448 4357 5734
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.93% 2.30% 2.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 2.39% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3101 4060 5336
UK median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,750 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.74% +4.29% -

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 171576 182627 210672
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.49% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 137617 152768 175132
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 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 25 November 2017.

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 25 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 -29 3266 £40,000 +3.90% 266
UK excluding London -23 2585 £37,500 +2.74% 224
South East +13 861 £40,500 +6.58% 54
London -78 792 £45,000 -10.00% 62
North of England -46 523 £35,500 +1.43% 51
Midlands -3 458 £35,000 - 47
East of England -31 341 £37,500 +7.14% 32
West Midlands +14 329 £34,000 -2.86% 23
South West -21 294 £35,000 -5.41% 19
North West -57 281 £38,000 +7.80% 27
Yorkshire -25 201 £35,000 +7.69% 16
East Midlands -22 129 £37,500 +7.14% 24
Scotland -68 84 £35,000 -9.09% 20
North East -3 44 £37,500 +15.38% 8
Wales -40 19 £29,903 -0.32% 1
Northern Ireland -26 7 £24,250 -17.80%

Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 3221 (93.42%) Web Development
2 2814 (81.61%) JavaScript
3 2704 (78.42%) HTML
4 2569 (74.51%) CSS
5 1522 (44.14%) .NET
6 1487 (43.13%) C#
7 1406 (40.78%) jQuery
8 1366 (39.62%) MVC
9 1192 (34.57%) PHP
10 1183 (34.31%) AngularJS
11 1165 (33.79%) Agile Software Development
12 1106 (32.08%) HTML5
13 1068 (30.97%) ASP.NET
14 969 (28.10%) SQL
15 925 (26.83%) SQL Server
16 785 (22.77%) MySQL
17 740 (21.46%) CSS3
18 678 (19.66%) Front End Development
19 589 (17.08%) Git (software)
20 553 (16.04%) User Experience
21 492 (14.27%) ASP.NET MVC
22 460 (13.34%) Scrum
23 456 (13.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 453 (13.14%) CMS
25 434 (12.59%) Web Services
26 433 (12.56%) Microsoft
27 432 (12.53%) E-Commerce
28 429 (12.44%) OO
29 424 (12.30%) Ajax
30 418 (12.12%) 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
1 453 (13.14%) CMS
2 265 (7.69%) WordPress
3 165 (4.79%) Umbraco
4 137 (3.97%) Apache
5 133 (3.86%) IIS
6 117 (3.39%) Drupal
7 81 (2.35%) Sitecore CMS
8 66 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
9 49 (1.42%) SharePoint
10 43 (1.25%) EPiServer
10 43 (1.25%) nginx
11 29 (0.84%) NServiceBus
12 27 (0.78%) Tomcat
13 19 (0.55%) Apache Solr
14 18 (0.52%) Joomla!
15 16 (0.46%) Sitefinity
16 13 (0.38%) WebSphere
17 11 (0.32%) OpenEdge
18 8 (0.23%) Kentico
19 7 (0.20%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 189 (5.48%) Photoshop
2 72 (2.09%) Adobe Illustrator
3 59 (1.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 30 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
5 27 (0.78%) FileZilla
6 16 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
7 13 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 10 (0.29%) InDesign
9 5 (0.15%) Fireworks
10 4 (0.12%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.029%) HipChat
11 1 (0.029%) InVision
Business Applications
1 117 (3.39%) Magento
2 38 (1.10%) Payment Gateway
3 26 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
4 22 (0.64%) Shopify
5 7 (0.20%) Movex
5 7 (0.20%) WebTrends
6 3 (0.087%) R3 Corda
7 2 (0.058%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.058%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.058%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.058%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.029%) OpenCart
8 1 (0.029%) OpenText MBPM
8 1 (0.029%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.029%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 201 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 167 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
3 94 (2.73%) GitHub
4 86 (2.49%) npm
5 66 (1.91%) SaaS
6 39 (1.13%) Google Analytics
7 32 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
8 30 (0.87%) Sage Pay
9 25 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 22 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
11 16 (0.46%) Amazon S3
12 15 (0.44%) Serverless
13 14 (0.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 14 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
14 13 (0.38%) Google App Engine
15 12 (0.35%) CloudFront
16 11 (0.32%) Heroku
17 9 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
17 9 (0.26%) Slack
18 7 (0.20%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 57 (1.65%) Internet
2 55 (1.60%) Intranet
3 52 (1.51%) HTTP
4 33 (0.96%) FTP
5 32 (0.93%) SMTP
6 31 (0.90%) SMS
7 13 (0.38%) Network Security
8 11 (0.32%) PPP
9 9 (0.26%) SSL
10 8 (0.23%) DNS
11 7 (0.20%) AMQP
12 6 (0.17%) ATM
12 6 (0.17%) Extranet
12 6 (0.17%) Intrusion Detection
12 6 (0.17%) RFID
12 6 (0.17%) SSH
13 4 (0.12%) HTTPS
14 3 (0.087%) Firewall
15 2 (0.058%) TCP/IP
16 1 (0.029%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 925 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 785 (22.77%) MySQL
3 183 (5.31%) Relational Database
4 110 (3.19%) NoSQL
5 82 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 81 (2.35%) MongoDB
7 57 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
8 52 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
8 52 (1.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 50 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 48 (1.39%) Redis
11 33 (0.96%) Big Data
12 27 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
13 22 (0.64%) SQL Server 2016
14 18 (0.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 18 (0.52%) RDBMS
14 18 (0.52%) SQLite
15 17 (0.49%) SSDT
16 16 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 12 (0.35%) GIS
Development Applications
1 589 (17.08%) Git (software)
2 266 (7.71%) Visual Studio
3 202 (5.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 143 (4.15%) gulp
5 126 (3.65%) JIRA
6 118 (3.42%) Subversion
7 115 (3.34%) Grunt
8 78 (2.26%) Jenkins
9 76 (2.20%) webpack
10 68 (1.97%) Selenium
11 66 (1.91%) NUnit
12 52 (1.51%) PHPUnit
13 41 (1.19%) Mercurial
13 41 (1.19%) TeamCity
14 36 (1.04%) Mocha
15 30 (0.87%) Bitbucket
16 28 (0.81%) JUnit
16 28 (0.81%) Octopus Deploy
17 27 (0.78%) Jasmine
18 26 (0.75%) Vagrant
General
1 344 (9.98%) Finance
2 298 (8.64%) Marketing
3 215 (6.24%) Retail
4 117 (3.39%) Games
5 77 (2.23%) Banking
6 71 (2.06%) Advertising
7 64 (1.86%) Manufacturing
8 54 (1.57%) Telecoms
9 45 (1.31%) Automotive
10 41 (1.19%) Electronics
11 33 (0.96%) Legal
12 30 (0.87%) Publishing
13 22 (0.64%) Back Office
14 17 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
15 13 (0.38%) Retail Banking
16 11 (0.32%) Law
16 11 (0.32%) Multimedia
17 7 (0.20%) French Language
18 5 (0.15%) Billing
18 5 (0.15%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2704 (78.42%) HTML
2 2569 (74.51%) CSS
3 1522 (44.14%) .NET
4 1406 (40.78%) jQuery
5 1183 (34.31%) AngularJS
6 1106 (32.08%) HTML5
7 1068 (30.97%) ASP.NET
8 740 (21.46%) CSS3
9 492 (14.27%) ASP.NET MVC
10 456 (13.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 434 (12.59%) Web Services
12 424 (12.30%) Ajax
13 418 (12.12%) React
14 401 (11.63%) Node.js
15 371 (10.76%) Sass
16 367 (10.64%) .NET Framework
17 357 (10.35%) ASP.NET Web API
18 347 (10.06%) XML
19 344 (9.98%) JSON
20 250 (7.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 553 (16.04%) User Experience
2 244 (7.08%) Computer Science
3 199 (5.77%) Greenfield Project
4 194 (5.63%) Mobile App
5 92 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
6 60 (1.74%) Social Media
7 59 (1.71%) Fintech
8 49 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
8 49 (1.42%) W3C
9 39 (1.13%) iPad
10 33 (0.96%) Graphic Design
11 27 (0.78%) Digital Media
11 27 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
12 23 (0.67%) N-Tier
13 20 (0.58%) Virtual Team
14 18 (0.52%) Data Centre
15 16 (0.46%) Algorithms
15 16 (0.46%) BBC
15 16 (0.46%) Online Games
15 16 (0.46%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 347 (10.06%) Linux
2 139 (4.03%) Windows
3 138 (4.00%) Android
4 106 (3.07%) Apple iOS
5 36 (1.04%) Unix
6 32 (0.93%) Debian
7 20 (0.58%) Windows Server
8 14 (0.41%) Ubuntu
9 8 (0.23%) MVS
10 5 (0.15%) CentOS
11 3 (0.087%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.087%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.087%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.087%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.029%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.029%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.029%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.029%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3221 (93.42%) Web Development
2 1366 (39.62%) MVC
3 1165 (33.79%) Agile Software Development
4 678 (19.66%) Front End Development
5 460 (13.34%) Scrum
6 432 (12.53%) E-Commerce
7 429 (12.44%) OO
8 366 (10.61%) TDD
9 304 (8.82%) OOP
10 283 (8.21%) Software Engineering
11 260 (7.54%) Unit Testing
12 236 (6.84%) Responsive Web Design
13 198 (5.74%) Test Automation
14 181 (5.25%) Continuous Integration
15 178 (5.16%) SEO
16 168 (4.87%) Web Design
17 143 (4.15%) Web Application Development
18 136 (3.94%) SDLC
19 127 (3.68%) OOD
20 124 (3.60%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2814 (81.61%) JavaScript
2 1487 (43.13%) C#
3 1192 (34.57%) PHP
4 969 (28.10%) SQL
5 404 (11.72%) Java
6 334 (9.69%) T-SQL
7 181 (5.25%) Python
8 136 (3.94%) Ruby
9 130 (3.77%) VB.NET
10 114 (3.31%) TypeScript
11 84 (2.44%) C
12 71 (2.06%) ES6
13 52 (1.51%) VBScript
14 47 (1.36%) VB
15 41 (1.19%) PHP 5
16 34 (0.99%) PHP 7
17 28 (0.81%) C++
17 28 (0.81%) Perl
18 24 (0.70%) VB6
19 23 (0.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 374 (10.85%) Degree
2 83 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 36 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (0.52%) Security Cleared
5 16 (0.46%) MCP
5 16 (0.46%) MCPD
6 15 (0.44%) DBS Check
7 12 (0.35%) PhD
8 11 (0.32%) SC Cleared
9 7 (0.20%) HND
10 5 (0.15%) A+ Certification
11 4 (0.12%) MCSA
12 3 (0.087%) Postgraduate
13 2 (0.058%) PMI Certification
14 1 (0.029%) MCTS
14 1 (0.029%) Numerate Degree
14 1 (0.029%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (1.71%) QA
2 12 (0.35%) WAI
3 11 (0.32%) WCAG
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 53 (1.54%) Docker
2 6 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (0.12%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.058%) NFS
4 2 (0.058%) Varnish
5 1 (0.029%) Samba
5 1 (0.029%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.029%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.029%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (0.55%) Puppet
2 16 (0.46%) Kubernetes
3 14 (0.41%) Capistrano
4 13 (0.38%) Ansible
5 10 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.087%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.058%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.058%) Plesk
7 2 (0.058%) Terraform
8 1 (0.029%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.029%) cPanel
Vendors
1 433 (12.56%) Microsoft
2 157 (4.55%) Adobe
3 126 (3.65%) Google
4 121 (3.51%) Zend
5 91 (2.64%) Sitecore
6 81 (2.35%) Oracle
7 38 (1.10%) SAP
8 30 (0.87%) Xamarin
9 29 (0.84%) PayPal
10 26 (0.75%) Telerik
11 21 (0.61%) Twitter
12 17 (0.49%) Facebook
12 17 (0.49%) Sage
13 16 (0.46%) Samsung
14 15 (0.44%) CyberSource
14 15 (0.44%) hybris
15 14 (0.41%) WorldPay
16 12 (0.35%) Progress
17 11 (0.32%) Apple
17 11 (0.32%) WooCommerce