Period
to 21 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Web Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 153 132
Rank change year-on-year -27 -21 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Developer 3,380 3,899 5,149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.92% 2.22% 2.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.99% 2.30% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3,065 3,577 4,789
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £59,500 £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 169,685 169,699 201,316
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.24% 96.47% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 139,125 141,017 168,280
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

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 21 February 2018.

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 21 February 2018. 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 -23 3,203 £40,000 +5.26% 721
UK excluding London -32 2,551 £37,500 +2.74% 638
South East -12 814 £40,000 +3.90% 146
London -35 779 £50,000 +5.26% 129
North of England -35 529 £37,500 +7.14% 149
Midlands -11 475 £35,000 - 131
West Midlands +10 346 £35,000 - 59
East of England -21 335 £37,500 - 88
South West -2 271 £35,000 - 78
North West -71 262 £37,500 +7.14% 82
Yorkshire +8 207 £35,000 - 52
East Midlands -45 129 £32,500 -10.34% 72
Scotland -55 103 £35,000 -12.50% 24
North East +1 60 £35,000 +14.75% 15
Wales -22 26 £32,500 +8.33% 18
Northern Ireland -25 1 £27,500 -26.67% 4

Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, 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 3,129 (92.57%) Web Development
2 2,709 (80.15%) JavaScript
3 2,490 (73.67%) HTML
4 2,428 (71.83%) CSS
5 1,465 (43.34%) C#
6 1,434 (42.43%) .NET
7 1,365 (40.38%) jQuery
8 1,285 (38.02%) MVC
9 1,229 (36.36%) PHP
10 1,193 (35.30%) AngularJS
11 1,106 (32.72%) Agile Software Development
12 1,007 (29.79%) HTML5
13 1,006 (29.76%) ASP.NET
14 974 (28.82%) SQL
15 854 (25.27%) SQL Server
16 819 (24.23%) MySQL
17 644 (19.05%) CSS3
18 600 (17.75%) Git (software)
19 578 (17.10%) Front End Development
20 488 (14.44%) CMS
21 472 (13.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 471 (13.93%) User Experience
23 459 (13.58%) Microsoft
24 452 (13.37%) React
25 439 (12.99%) Node.js
26 426 (12.60%) ASP.NET MVC
27 414 (12.25%) Scrum
28 405 (11.98%) Web Services
29 394 (11.66%) Sass
30 381 (11.27%) E-Commerce

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
1 488 (14.44%) CMS
2 302 (8.93%) WordPress
3 160 (4.73%) Umbraco
4 157 (4.64%) Apache
5 98 (2.90%) Drupal
6 77 (2.28%) IIS
7 58 (1.72%) SharePoint
8 56 (1.66%) Sitecore CMS
9 52 (1.54%) nginx
10 47 (1.39%) EPiServer
11 33 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
12 21 (0.62%) Joomla!
13 18 (0.53%) ExpressionEngine
13 18 (0.53%) NServiceBus
14 11 (0.33%) Tomcat
15 9 (0.27%) Apache Solr
15 9 (0.27%) Kentico
16 8 (0.24%) OpenEdge
17 6 (0.18%) Orchard CMS
18 5 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 157 (4.64%) Photoshop
2 66 (1.95%) Adobe Illustrator
3 43 (1.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 16 (0.47%) Chatbot
4 16 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
6 7 (0.21%) InDesign
7 3 (0.089%) Adobe After Effects
7 3 (0.089%) Adobe Premiere
7 3 (0.089%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.059%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (0.030%) HipChat
9 1 (0.030%) InVision
9 1 (0.030%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 113 (3.34%) Magento
2 32 (0.95%) Payment Gateway
3 25 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 21 (0.62%) Shopify
5 7 (0.21%) WebTrends
6 6 (0.18%) Movex
7 4 (0.12%) NetSuite
7 4 (0.12%) nopCommerce
8 3 (0.089%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.059%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.059%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.059%) Temenos T24
10 1 (0.030%) Distributed Ledger
10 1 (0.030%) Eloqua
10 1 (0.030%) OpenCart
10 1 (0.030%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 192 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 173 (5.12%) Amazon AWS
3 94 (2.78%) GitHub
3 94 (2.78%) SaaS
4 86 (2.54%) npm
5 37 (1.09%) Google Analytics
6 22 (0.65%) Amazon S3
7 20 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 20 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
8 19 (0.56%) Heroku
9 18 (0.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 18 (0.53%) CloudFront
10 15 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
10 15 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
10 15 (0.44%) Serverless
11 14 (0.41%) Route 53
12 13 (0.38%) Yarn
13 10 (0.30%) Sage Pay
14 9 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
15 7 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (1.86%) Intranet
2 42 (1.24%) HTTP
2 42 (1.24%) Internet
2 42 (1.24%) SMS
3 22 (0.65%) SSH
4 21 (0.62%) Network Security
5 14 (0.41%) Extranet
6 11 (0.33%) SSL
7 10 (0.30%) Broadband
8 9 (0.27%) Firewall
9 8 (0.24%) DNS
10 7 (0.21%) AMQP
11 6 (0.18%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (0.089%) HTTPS
12 3 (0.089%) PPP
12 3 (0.089%) Skype
13 2 (0.059%) FTP
13 2 (0.059%) SMTP
13 2 (0.059%) TCP/IP
13 2 (0.059%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 854 (25.27%) SQL Server
2 819 (24.23%) MySQL
3 139 (4.11%) Relational Database
4 99 (2.93%) NoSQL
5 96 (2.84%) MongoDB
6 68 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
7 46 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 41 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
9 28 (0.83%) Big Data
10 27 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 21 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 20 (0.59%) Redis
12 20 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 18 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
13 18 (0.53%) SQL Server 2016
14 13 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 12 (0.36%) RDBMS
16 11 (0.33%) Azure SQL Database
16 11 (0.33%) Blockchain
17 10 (0.30%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 600 (17.75%) Git (software)
2 236 (6.98%) Visual Studio
3 181 (5.36%) gulp
4 129 (3.82%) Grunt
5 120 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 118 (3.49%) Subversion
7 102 (3.02%) webpack
8 80 (2.37%) JIRA
9 68 (2.01%) Jenkins
10 54 (1.60%) NUnit
11 52 (1.54%) Selenium
12 46 (1.36%) Bitbucket
13 37 (1.09%) PHPUnit
14 35 (1.04%) Vagrant
15 31 (0.92%) Jasmine
15 31 (0.92%) Karma Test Runner
16 29 (0.86%) JUnit
16 29 (0.86%) Mocha
17 26 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
17 26 (0.77%) TeamCity
General
1 322 (9.53%) Finance
2 288 (8.52%) Marketing
3 187 (5.53%) Retail
4 99 (2.93%) Games
5 85 (2.51%) Advertising
6 77 (2.28%) Banking
7 49 (1.45%) Telecoms
8 39 (1.15%) Manufacturing
9 34 (1.01%) Automotive
10 23 (0.68%) Publishing
11 20 (0.59%) Legal
12 19 (0.56%) Electronics
13 17 (0.50%) Back Office
14 14 (0.41%) Law
14 14 (0.41%) Retail Banking
15 12 (0.36%) Multimedia
16 10 (0.30%) Music Industry
17 8 (0.24%) Billing
18 7 (0.21%) Military
18 7 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,490 (73.67%) HTML
2 2,428 (71.83%) CSS
3 1,434 (42.43%) .NET
4 1,365 (40.38%) jQuery
5 1,193 (35.30%) AngularJS
6 1,007 (29.79%) HTML5
7 1,006 (29.76%) ASP.NET
8 644 (19.05%) CSS3
9 472 (13.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 452 (13.37%) React
11 439 (12.99%) Node.js
12 426 (12.60%) ASP.NET MVC
13 405 (11.98%) Web Services
14 394 (11.66%) Sass
15 322 (9.53%) .NET Framework
16 314 (9.29%) Ajax
17 294 (8.70%) Laravel
18 290 (8.58%) JSON
19 288 (8.52%) ASP.NET Web API
20 280 (8.28%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 471 (13.93%) User Experience
2 253 (7.49%) Greenfield Project
3 245 (7.25%) Computer Science
4 218 (6.45%) Mobile App
5 91 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
5 91 (2.69%) Fintech
6 63 (1.86%) Social Media
7 51 (1.51%) Linux Command Line
8 40 (1.18%) Graphic Design
9 38 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
10 36 (1.07%) W3C
11 21 (0.62%) Digital Media
12 20 (0.59%) Algorithms
13 18 (0.53%) NHS
14 16 (0.47%) Animation
14 16 (0.47%) Virtual Team
15 15 (0.44%) BBC
16 13 (0.38%) Social Network
17 12 (0.36%) Blog
17 12 (0.36%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 369 (10.92%) Linux
2 130 (3.85%) Android
3 120 (3.55%) Windows
4 117 (3.46%) Apple iOS
5 40 (1.18%) Unix
6 34 (1.01%) Debian
7 21 (0.62%) Ubuntu
8 20 (0.59%) Windows Server
9 13 (0.38%) Mac OS
10 9 (0.27%) CentOS
11 6 (0.18%) MVS
12 3 (0.089%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.089%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.059%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.059%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,129 (92.57%) Web Development
2 1,285 (38.02%) MVC
3 1,106 (32.72%) Agile Software Development
4 578 (17.10%) Front End Development
5 414 (12.25%) Scrum
6 381 (11.27%) E-Commerce
7 310 (9.17%) Software Engineering
8 298 (8.82%) TDD
9 282 (8.34%) OOP
10 278 (8.22%) OO
11 247 (7.31%) Responsive Web Design
12 221 (6.54%) Unit Testing
13 214 (6.33%) SEO
14 176 (5.21%) Continuous Integration
15 150 (4.44%) Test Automation
16 140 (4.14%) Web Design
17 134 (3.96%) SDLC
18 121 (3.58%) Mentoring
19 112 (3.31%) Mobile Application Development
19 112 (3.31%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2,709 (80.15%) JavaScript
2 1,465 (43.34%) C#
3 1,229 (36.36%) PHP
4 974 (28.82%) SQL
5 346 (10.24%) Java
6 222 (6.57%) T-SQL
7 174 (5.15%) Python
8 134 (3.96%) TypeScript
9 133 (3.93%) Ruby
10 87 (2.57%) ES6
11 86 (2.54%) VB.NET
12 50 (1.48%) C
13 42 (1.24%) VB
14 34 (1.01%) PHP 7
15 24 (0.71%) C++
15 24 (0.71%) PHP 5
15 24 (0.71%) PowerShell
16 23 (0.68%) VBScript
17 22 (0.65%) Go
18 21 (0.62%) ES7
Qualifications
1 373 (11.04%) Degree
2 89 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (0.44%) DBS Check
4 15 (0.44%) PhD
5 13 (0.38%) Security Cleared
6 6 (0.18%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.089%) HND
7 3 (0.089%) MCP
7 3 (0.089%) MCPD
8 2 (0.059%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.059%) MCSA
8 2 (0.059%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.059%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.059%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.030%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.030%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (1.54%) QA
2 17 (0.50%) WAI
3 7 (0.21%) WCAG
4 5 (0.15%) SLA
5 4 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.059%) GDPR
6 2 (0.059%) PMO
System Software
1 66 (1.95%) Docker
2 5 (0.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (0.12%) Samba
4 2 (0.059%) NFS
5 1 (0.030%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.030%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (0.44%) Ansible
1 15 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (0.27%) Kubernetes
3 8 (0.24%) Puppet
3 8 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (0.12%) Capistrano
4 4 (0.12%) Plesk
4 4 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.059%) Apache Shiro
5 2 (0.059%) cPanel
6 1 (0.030%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.030%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.030%) Terraform
Vendors
1 459 (13.58%) Microsoft
2 151 (4.47%) Zend
3 133 (3.93%) Google
4 127 (3.76%) Adobe
5 70 (2.07%) Oracle
6 65 (1.92%) Sitecore
7 47 (1.39%) Twitter
8 38 (1.12%) Xamarin
9 36 (1.07%) Facebook
10 23 (0.68%) Telerik
11 21 (0.62%) Capita
12 17 (0.50%) Apple
13 14 (0.41%) SAP
13 14 (0.41%) WooCommerce
14 13 (0.38%) Sage
15 11 (0.33%) DevExpress
16 10 (0.30%) Progress
16 10 (0.30%) Samsung
16 10 (0.30%) WorldPay
17 7 (0.21%) Salesforce.com