Period
to 18 August 2017

The median annual salary for a Web Developer was £38,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 August 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
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 139 111
Rank change year-on-year -27 -28 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Developer 3820 4761 5840
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.16% 2.41% 2.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.25% 2.50% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3426 4426 5311
UK median annual salary £38,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £56,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 169742 190690 209586
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.90% 96.50% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 137115 160408 172505
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £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 18 August 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 18 August 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 3572 £39,000 +1.30% 284
UK excluding London -14 2875 £37,500 +7.14% 237
South East +19 954 £40,000 +6.67% 40
London -51 853 £47,500 - 66
North of England -62 561 £35,000 - 70
Midlands +19 555 £35,000 +2.94% 45
West Midlands +16 365 £32,500 -4.41% 24
East of England -40 347 £37,500 +7.14% 28
North West -32 328 £37,500 +2.74% 41
South West -24 296 £34,000 -9.33% 35
Yorkshire -78 196 £34,500 -1.43% 28
East Midlands +30 190 £37,500 +7.14% 21
Scotland -6 121 £35,000 -8.50% 14
North East -9 40 £32,500 - 1
Wales -20 31 £30,000 -7.69% 5
Northern Ireland -10 10 £22,500 -23.73%
Isle of Man - 1 £62,500 -

Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 3582 (93.77%) Web Development
2 3172 (83.04%) JavaScript
3 3030 (79.32%) HTML
4 2932 (76.75%) CSS
5 1688 (44.19%) .NET
6 1574 (41.20%) C#
7 1555 (40.71%) jQuery
8 1378 (36.07%) MVC
9 1296 (33.93%) AngularJS
10 1286 (33.66%) HTML5
11 1264 (33.09%) PHP
12 1209 (31.65%) ASP.NET
13 1153 (30.18%) Agile Software Development
14 1004 (26.28%) SQL Server
15 978 (25.60%) SQL
16 902 (23.61%) CSS3
17 810 (21.20%) MySQL
18 644 (16.86%) Git (software)
19 614 (16.07%) OO
19 614 (16.07%) Front End Development
20 549 (14.37%) ASP.NET MVC
21 530 (13.87%) User Experience
21 530 (13.87%) Microsoft
22 502 (13.14%) React
23 493 (12.91%) Ajax
24 482 (12.62%) CMS
25 481 (12.59%) TDD
26 480 (12.57%) Web Services
27 479 (12.54%) E-Commerce
28 442 (11.57%) Scrum

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
1 482 (12.62%) CMS
2 285 (7.46%) WordPress
3 174 (4.55%) Umbraco
4 161 (4.21%) Drupal
5 141 (3.69%) Apache
6 136 (3.56%) IIS
7 107 (2.80%) Sitecore CMS
8 92 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
9 51 (1.34%) SharePoint
10 47 (1.23%) Tomcat
11 36 (0.94%) nginx
12 27 (0.71%) EPiServer
13 24 (0.63%) Joomla!
13 24 (0.63%) NServiceBus
14 23 (0.60%) Kentico
15 22 (0.58%) WebSphere
16 17 (0.45%) Alfresco
16 17 (0.45%) Confluence
16 17 (0.45%) JBoss
17 16 (0.42%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 185 (4.84%) Photoshop
2 75 (1.96%) Adobe Illustrator
3 53 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 41 (1.07%) FileZilla
5 23 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
6 21 (0.55%) InDesign
7 16 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
8 14 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 10 (0.26%) Fireworks
10 5 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
11 3 (0.079%) GIMP
11 3 (0.079%) PaintShop Pro
12 2 (0.052%) Chatbot
12 2 (0.052%) UXPin
13 1 (0.026%) InVision
Business Applications
1 119 (3.12%) Magento
2 30 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 27 (0.71%) Payment Gateway
4 10 (0.26%) Shopify
5 8 (0.21%) Movex
5 8 (0.21%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.052%) OpenText MBPM
6 2 (0.052%) R3 Corda
6 2 (0.052%) StreamServe
7 1 (0.026%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.026%) OpenCart
7 1 (0.026%) RMDS
7 1 (0.026%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.026%) SAP S/4HANA
7 1 (0.026%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 191 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 177 (4.63%) Amazon AWS
3 86 (2.25%) GitHub
4 51 (1.34%) SaaS
5 40 (1.05%) Google Analytics
6 35 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
7 23 (0.60%) Sage Pay
8 17 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 17 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
9 16 (0.42%) Amazon S3
10 11 (0.29%) Heroku
11 10 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
12 9 (0.24%) PaaS
13 8 (0.21%) Google App Engine
14 7 (0.18%) Office 365
15 6 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
15 6 (0.16%) Slack
16 5 (0.13%) CloudFront
16 5 (0.13%) Force.com
17 3 (0.079%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 95 (2.49%) Internet
2 80 (2.09%) HTTP
3 49 (1.28%) FTP
4 48 (1.26%) Intranet
5 44 (1.15%) SMTP
6 15 (0.39%) SSL
7 14 (0.37%) DNS
8 13 (0.34%) ATM
9 12 (0.31%) SMS
10 7 (0.18%) PPP
10 7 (0.18%) SSH
11 6 (0.16%) RFID
12 4 (0.10%) HTTPS
13 3 (0.079%) Firewall
14 2 (0.052%) Broadband
14 2 (0.052%) Extranet
14 2 (0.052%) IMAP
14 2 (0.052%) Skype
14 2 (0.052%) WEP
14 2 (0.052%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1004 (26.28%) SQL Server
2 810 (21.20%) MySQL
3 180 (4.71%) Relational Database
4 124 (3.25%) NoSQL
5 110 (2.88%) MongoDB
6 93 (2.43%) SQL Server 2012
7 58 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 53 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
8 53 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
9 51 (1.34%) Redis
10 47 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 38 (0.99%) SQL Server 2014
12 37 (0.97%) Big Data
13 33 (0.86%) RDBMS
14 13 (0.34%) SSDT
15 12 (0.31%) SQL Server 2016
16 11 (0.29%) Azure SQL Database
16 11 (0.29%) GIS
17 10 (0.26%) SQLite
18 9 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 644 (16.86%) Git (software)
2 273 (7.15%) Visual Studio
3 224 (5.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 154 (4.03%) Subversion
5 130 (3.40%) gulp
6 126 (3.30%) JIRA
7 104 (2.72%) Grunt
8 90 (2.36%) Jenkins
9 75 (1.96%) webpack
10 69 (1.81%) TeamCity
11 65 (1.70%) Selenium
12 64 (1.68%) NUnit
13 46 (1.20%) Mocha
14 38 (0.99%) Karma Test Runner
14 38 (0.99%) Mercurial
15 36 (0.94%) PHPUnit
16 35 (0.92%) SpecFlow
17 31 (0.81%) Dreamweaver
17 31 (0.81%) Jasmine
18 27 (0.71%) Protractor
General
1 365 (9.55%) Marketing
2 353 (9.24%) Finance
3 190 (4.97%) Retail
4 176 (4.61%) Games
5 86 (2.25%) Telecoms
6 72 (1.88%) Manufacturing
7 68 (1.78%) Advertising
8 62 (1.62%) Banking
9 61 (1.60%) Electronics
10 48 (1.26%) Automotive
11 45 (1.18%) Legal
12 36 (0.94%) Publishing
13 23 (0.60%) Back Office
14 19 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
15 10 (0.26%) Investment Banking
16 9 (0.24%) Military
17 6 (0.16%) Front Office
17 6 (0.16%) Law
18 5 (0.13%) Billing
18 5 (0.13%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3030 (79.32%) HTML
2 2932 (76.75%) CSS
3 1688 (44.19%) .NET
4 1555 (40.71%) jQuery
5 1296 (33.93%) AngularJS
6 1286 (33.66%) HTML5
7 1209 (31.65%) ASP.NET
8 902 (23.61%) CSS3
9 549 (14.37%) ASP.NET MVC
10 502 (13.14%) React
11 493 (12.91%) Ajax
12 480 (12.57%) Web Services
13 439 (11.49%) .NET Framework
14 423 (11.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 391 (10.24%) Node.js
16 386 (10.10%) XML
17 371 (9.71%) ASP.NET Web API
18 358 (9.37%) JSON
19 334 (8.74%) Sass
20 289 (7.57%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 530 (13.87%) User Experience
2 269 (7.04%) Computer Science
3 203 (5.31%) Mobile App
4 174 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
5 102 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
6 71 (1.86%) iPad
7 59 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
8 58 (1.52%) e-Learning
9 57 (1.49%) Social Media
10 55 (1.44%) W3C
11 41 (1.07%) Fintech
12 34 (0.89%) Graphic Design
13 33 (0.86%) N-Tier
14 29 (0.76%) Linux Command Line
15 26 (0.68%) Digital Media
16 19 (0.50%) Online Games
17 15 (0.39%) Internet of Things
17 15 (0.39%) Management Information System
18 14 (0.37%) BBC
18 14 (0.37%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 402 (10.52%) Linux
2 166 (4.35%) Windows
3 149 (3.90%) Android
4 115 (3.01%) Apple iOS
5 43 (1.13%) Unix
6 24 (0.63%) Debian
7 23 (0.60%) Windows Server
8 14 (0.37%) Ubuntu
9 7 (0.18%) CentOS
10 5 (0.13%) VMS
10 5 (0.13%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.10%) MVS
11 4 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.079%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.052%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.052%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.052%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.026%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.026%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.026%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3582 (93.77%) Web Development
2 1378 (36.07%) MVC
3 1153 (30.18%) Agile Software Development
4 614 (16.07%) Front End Development
4 614 (16.07%) OO
5 481 (12.59%) TDD
6 479 (12.54%) E-Commerce
7 442 (11.57%) Scrum
8 358 (9.37%) OOP
9 303 (7.93%) Web Design
10 280 (7.33%) Software Engineering
11 260 (6.81%) Responsive Web Design
12 218 (5.71%) Unit Testing
13 172 (4.50%) Continuous Integration
14 167 (4.37%) SDLC
15 158 (4.14%) OOD
16 156 (4.08%) Web Application Development
17 148 (3.87%) SEO
18 147 (3.85%) Test Automation
19 146 (3.82%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 3172 (83.04%) JavaScript
2 1574 (41.20%) C#
3 1264 (33.09%) PHP
4 978 (25.60%) SQL
5 425 (11.13%) Java
6 321 (8.40%) T-SQL
7 195 (5.10%) Python
8 171 (4.48%) VB.NET
9 128 (3.35%) Ruby
10 125 (3.27%) TypeScript
11 90 (2.36%) C
12 81 (2.12%) ES6
13 59 (1.54%) VBScript
14 58 (1.52%) C++
15 57 (1.49%) PHP 5
16 51 (1.34%) VB
17 42 (1.10%) Perl
18 38 (0.99%) PHP 7
19 29 (0.76%) PowerShell
20 26 (0.68%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 426 (11.15%) Degree
2 133 (3.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (0.71%) Security Cleared
5 13 (0.34%) MCP
5 13 (0.34%) MCPD
6 11 (0.29%) SC Cleared
7 8 (0.21%) MCTS
8 7 (0.18%) PhD
9 6 (0.16%) A+ Certification
10 4 (0.10%) HND
11 2 (0.052%) MCSA
12 1 (0.026%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.026%) MCSD
12 1 (0.026%) Numerate Degree
12 1 (0.026%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.026%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (1.52%) QA
2 10 (0.26%) WCAG
3 5 (0.13%) GCP
4 3 (0.079%) SLA
5 1 (0.026%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.026%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.026%) WAI
System Software
1 35 (0.92%) Docker
2 15 (0.39%) Varnish
3 4 (0.10%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.079%) Samba
5 2 (0.052%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.052%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.052%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 20 (0.52%) Puppet
2 16 (0.42%) Control-M
3 9 (0.24%) Capistrano
3 9 (0.24%) Kubernetes
4 8 (0.21%) Ansible
5 4 (0.10%) cPanel
6 3 (0.079%) Hadoop YARN
7 2 (0.052%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.052%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.026%) Kibana
8 1 (0.026%) MOM
8 1 (0.026%) Terraform
Vendors
1 530 (13.87%) Microsoft
2 144 (3.77%) Adobe
3 132 (3.46%) Zend
4 120 (3.14%) Sitecore
5 100 (2.62%) Google
6 88 (2.30%) Oracle
7 53 (1.39%) SAP
8 43 (1.13%) PayPal
9 32 (0.84%) Xamarin
10 23 (0.60%) Twitter
11 22 (0.58%) Facebook
12 18 (0.47%) Telerik
13 16 (0.42%) hybris
13 16 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
14 15 (0.39%) CyberSource
15 13 (0.34%) Optimizely
16 12 (0.31%) Atlassian
17 11 (0.29%) Qubit
18 9 (0.24%) IBM
18 9 (0.24%) Samsung