Period
to 7 April 2020

The median annual salary for a Web Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

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
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 242 253 194
Rank change year-on-year +11 -59 -41
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Developer 1,475 2,035 3,263
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.28% 1.36% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 1.42% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,370 1,878 3,028
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,875 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +5.63%

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 109,992 143,201 172,069
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.37% 95.98% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 88,247 114,217 140,945
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

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 7 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Web Developer in the UK

Web Developer
Top 18 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 7 April 2020. 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 +6 1,353 £45,000 +5.88% 282
UK excluding London +12 1,123 £40,000 +5.26% 238
South East +41 417 £45,000 +5.88% 54
London -34 330 £57,500 +4.55% 55
Midlands -4 183 £40,000 +6.67% 41
North of England -5 158 £38,500 +10.00% 62
South West +20 146 £44,000 +17.33% 36
East of England +33 122 £40,000 -5.88% 34
West Midlands +16 115 £40,000 +6.67% 20
Work from Home +16 88 £50,000 +11.11% 22
North West -12 79 £40,000 +6.67% 26
East Midlands -17 68 £40,000 +6.67% 21
Yorkshire +20 63 £35,000 +6.06% 26
Scotland +14 59 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Wales -26 23 £37,500 +5.63% 5
Northern Ireland +28 16 £50,000 +25.00%
North East +10 16 £32,000 -22.89% 10
Channel Islands -1 3 £67,500 +50.00%

Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, 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 1,357 (92.00%) Web Development
2 1,119 (75.86%) JavaScript
3 953 (64.61%) HTML
4 943 (63.93%) CSS
5 614 (41.63%) .NET
6 608 (41.22%) C#
7 492 (33.36%) AngularJS
8 458 (31.05%) PHP
9 446 (30.24%) Agile Software Development
10 433 (29.36%) ASP.NET
11 431 (29.22%) MVC
12 401 (27.19%) jQuery
13 390 (26.44%) SQL
14 355 (24.07%) React
15 333 (22.58%) HTML5
16 323 (21.90%) Git (software)
17 297 (20.14%) MySQL
18 275 (18.64%) SQL Server
19 272 (18.44%) User Experience
20 223 (15.12%) CSS3
21 210 (14.24%) Front End Development
22 209 (14.17%) ASP.NET MVC
23 206 (13.97%) Finance
24 192 (13.02%) Vue.js
25 190 (12.88%) Sass
26 187 (12.68%) CMS
27 179 (12.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
28 178 (12.07%) Node.js
29 167 (11.32%) Web Services
30 165 (11.19%) 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
1 187 (12.68%) CMS
2 129 (8.75%) WordPress
3 51 (3.46%) Elasticsearch
4 44 (2.98%) Umbraco
5 30 (2.03%) Drupal
6 25 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
7 21 (1.42%) EPiServer
7 21 (1.42%) IIS
8 14 (0.95%) Apache
9 12 (0.81%) Confluence
10 10 (0.68%) SharePoint
11 7 (0.47%) MODX
11 7 (0.47%) nginx
12 6 (0.41%) Kentico
12 6 (0.41%) Moodle
13 5 (0.34%) WildFly
14 4 (0.27%) Mendix
14 4 (0.27%) Tomcat
15 3 (0.20%) Magnolia
16 2 (0.14%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 31 (2.10%) Photoshop
2 20 (1.36%) Sketch
3 18 (1.22%) Microsoft Excel
4 12 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.34%) Adobe XD
6 4 (0.27%) InDesign
7 3 (0.20%) Chatbot
7 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 3 (0.20%) S-PLUS
8 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.068%) Figma
9 1 (0.068%) InVision
Business Applications
1 67 (4.54%) Magento
2 11 (0.75%) Shopify
3 7 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.34%) OpenCart
5 4 (0.27%) OpenText MBPM
5 4 (0.27%) StreamServe
6 3 (0.20%) Distributed Ledger
7 2 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.14%) Summit
8 1 (0.068%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 165 (11.19%) Azure
2 106 (7.19%) AWS
3 50 (3.39%) npm
4 29 (1.97%) SaaS
5 28 (1.90%) GitHub
6 14 (0.95%) Google Analytics
7 13 (0.88%) Serverless
8 12 (0.81%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 10 (0.68%) Heroku
10 9 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (0.61%) Amazon S3
11 7 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
12 6 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 6 (0.41%) Amazon ECS
12 6 (0.41%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (0.41%) GCP
13 5 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 5 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (0.34%) OpenShift
13 5 (0.34%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.42%) Internet
2 13 (0.88%) DNS
2 13 (0.88%) HTTP
2 13 (0.88%) Intranet
3 12 (0.81%) Wireless
4 8 (0.54%) SSH
5 3 (0.20%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.14%) Network Security
6 2 (0.14%) Skype
7 1 (0.068%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 297 (20.14%) MySQL
2 275 (18.64%) SQL Server
3 61 (4.14%) Relational Database
4 50 (3.39%) NoSQL
5 39 (2.64%) MongoDB
6 25 (1.69%) Redis
6 25 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 18 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 14 (0.95%) Azure SQL Database
10 13 (0.88%) MariaDB
11 12 (0.81%) InterSystems Cache
11 12 (0.81%) RDBMS
12 9 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
14 6 (0.41%) Geospatial Data
14 6 (0.41%) GIS
14 6 (0.41%) MySQL Workbench
15 5 (0.34%) Power BI
15 5 (0.34%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 323 (21.90%) Git (software)
2 66 (4.47%) Visual Studio
2 66 (4.47%) webpack
3 62 (4.20%) gulp
4 48 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 47 (3.19%) Jenkins
6 44 (2.98%) JIRA
7 41 (2.78%) Grunt
8 39 (2.64%) Selenium
9 32 (2.17%) Jasmine
10 31 (2.10%) Subversion
11 25 (1.69%) PHPUnit
12 16 (1.08%) Bitbucket
13 14 (0.95%) JUnit
14 13 (0.88%) Protractor
14 13 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
15 12 (0.81%) GitLab
15 12 (0.81%) Mocha
16 11 (0.75%) Balsamiq
16 11 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
General
1 206 (13.97%) Finance
2 113 (7.66%) Marketing
3 93 (6.31%) Retail
4 46 (3.12%) Banking
5 38 (2.58%) Games
6 31 (2.10%) Manufacturing
7 16 (1.08%) Advertising
8 15 (1.02%) Front Office
9 12 (0.81%) Law
10 9 (0.61%) Legal
11 8 (0.54%) Public Sector
11 8 (0.54%) Telecoms
12 7 (0.47%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.41%) Back Office
13 6 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.34%) Automotive
15 4 (0.27%) Publishing
16 3 (0.20%) Electronics
17 2 (0.14%) Investment Banking
17 2 (0.14%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 953 (64.61%) HTML
2 943 (63.93%) CSS
3 614 (41.63%) .NET
4 492 (33.36%) AngularJS
5 433 (29.36%) ASP.NET
6 401 (27.19%) jQuery
7 355 (24.07%) React
8 333 (22.58%) HTML5
9 223 (15.12%) CSS3
10 209 (14.17%) ASP.NET MVC
11 192 (13.02%) Vue.js
12 190 (12.88%) Sass
13 179 (12.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 178 (12.07%) Node.js
15 167 (11.32%) Web Services
16 163 (11.05%) REST
17 146 (9.90%) Laravel
18 127 (8.61%) ASP.NET Web API
19 122 (8.27%) .NET Framework
20 93 (6.31%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 272 (18.44%) User Experience
2 102 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
3 62 (4.20%) Self-Motivation
4 60 (4.07%) Greenfield Project
5 57 (3.86%) Mobile App
6 30 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
7 21 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
8 19 (1.29%) Data Structures
9 17 (1.15%) Algorithms
10 13 (0.88%) Hedge funds
10 13 (0.88%) iPad
10 13 (0.88%) Smartphone
11 12 (0.81%) Equities
11 12 (0.81%) N-Tier
12 11 (0.75%) Contract for Difference
12 11 (0.75%) W3C
13 10 (0.68%) Client/Server
14 9 (0.61%) e-Learning
15 8 (0.54%) Graphic Design
15 8 (0.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 118 (8.00%) Linux
2 48 (3.25%) Windows
3 37 (2.51%) Android
4 31 (2.10%) Apple iOS
5 17 (1.15%) Unix
6 10 (0.68%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.20%) Debian
7 3 (0.20%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.068%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,357 (92.00%) Web Development
2 446 (30.24%) Agile Software Development
3 431 (29.22%) MVC
4 210 (14.24%) Front End Development
5 162 (10.98%) Problem-Solving
6 148 (10.03%) E-Commerce
7 139 (9.42%) DevOps
8 119 (8.07%) Unit Testing
9 117 (7.93%) Scrum
10 97 (6.58%) Fintech
11 96 (6.51%) Continuous Integration
12 94 (6.37%) TDD
13 89 (6.03%) Computer Science
14 85 (5.76%) OO
15 81 (5.49%) Microservices
16 80 (5.42%) OOP
17 76 (5.15%) Web Design
18 75 (5.08%) SDLC
18 75 (5.08%) Software Engineering
19 69 (4.68%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1,119 (75.86%) JavaScript
2 608 (41.22%) C#
3 458 (31.05%) PHP
4 390 (26.44%) SQL
5 150 (10.17%) TypeScript
6 106 (7.19%) Python
7 91 (6.17%) Java
8 80 (5.42%) ES6
9 68 (4.61%) T-SQL
10 33 (2.24%) Ruby
11 31 (2.10%) VB.NET
12 28 (1.90%) C++
13 26 (1.76%) C
14 20 (1.36%) Bash Shell
15 18 (1.22%) PHP 7
16 15 (1.02%) Perl
16 15 (1.02%) PL/SQL
17 14 (0.95%) Go
18 12 (0.81%) PowerShell
19 9 (0.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 107 (7.25%) Degree
2 35 (2.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (1.36%) Security Cleared
4 16 (1.08%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.34%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (0.20%) CIW
7 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.14%) MCPD
8 2 (0.14%) MCSD
9 1 (0.068%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.068%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (3.05%) QA
2 5 (0.34%) WCAG
3 2 (0.14%) GDPR
4 1 (0.068%) Data Quality
System Software
1 126 (8.54%) Docker
2 10 (0.68%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.068%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 37 (2.51%) Kubernetes
2 11 (0.75%) Puppet
3 6 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.27%) Ansible
5 3 (0.20%) cPanel
5 3 (0.20%) SCCM
5 3 (0.20%) Terraform
6 1 (0.068%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.068%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 122 (8.27%) Microsoft
2 39 (2.64%) Adobe
3 31 (2.10%) Sitecore
4 30 (2.03%) Google
5 27 (1.83%) Oracle
6 26 (1.76%) Zend
7 13 (0.88%) Xamarin
8 9 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (0.54%) SAP
10 7 (0.47%) Atlassian
11 5 (0.34%) Apple
11 5 (0.34%) Tableau
12 4 (0.27%) OpenText
13 3 (0.20%) Hotjar
14 2 (0.14%) DevExpress
14 2 (0.14%) HubSpot
14 2 (0.14%) Panasonic
14 2 (0.14%) Twitter
14 2 (0.14%) WooCommerce
14 2 (0.14%) Zoho