Period
to 16 September 2019

The median annual salary for a Web Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 September 2019.

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
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 274 224 182
Rank change year-on-year -50 -42 -39
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Developer 1,708 2,552 3,593
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.21% 1.54% 2.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.27% 1.60% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,495 2,272 3,251
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%

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 134,943 159,181 169,365
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.06% 96.02%
Number of salaries quoted 107,467 128,207 135,717
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 16 September 2019.

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 16 September 2019. 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 -48 1,562 £42,500 +6.25% 501
UK excluding London -28 1,308 £40,000 +2.56% 431
South East -28 465 £40,000 - 115
London -78 364 £52,500 -4.55% 98
Midlands -10 225 £40,000 +14.29% 86
North of England -65 211 £37,500 -1.32% 99
East of England +42 149 £45,000 +12.50% 63
South West -53 148 £41,500 +18.57% 40
West Midlands +1 139 £40,000 +14.29% 38
North West -38 133 £36,500 -8.75% 49
East Midlands -2 86 £40,000 +14.29% 48
Scotland +4 76 £37,500 -6.25% 16
Yorkshire -59 68 £37,500 - 35
Wales +15 32 £32,500 -18.75% 11
North East +11 10 £41,750 +19.29% 15
Northern Ireland -13 2 £32,625 -12.42% 1

Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2019, 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 1,542 (90.28%) Web Development
2 1,307 (76.52%) JavaScript
3 1,139 (66.69%) HTML
4 1,135 (66.45%) CSS
5 727 (42.56%) C#
6 685 (40.11%) .NET
7 557 (32.61%) jQuery
8 546 (31.97%) PHP
9 508 (29.74%) ASP.NET
10 498 (29.16%) Agile Software Development
11 493 (28.86%) MVC
12 479 (28.04%) AngularJS
13 466 (27.28%) SQL
14 424 (24.82%) HTML5
15 364 (21.31%) Git (software)
16 360 (21.08%) SQL Server
17 331 (19.38%) React
18 325 (19.03%) MySQL
19 259 (15.16%) User Experience
20 248 (14.52%) CSS3
21 239 (13.99%) Front End Development
22 220 (12.88%) Node.js
23 212 (12.41%) Microsoft
24 202 (11.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 200 (11.71%) Sass
26 197 (11.53%) WordPress
27 196 (11.48%) Web Services
28 188 (11.01%) ASP.NET MVC
29 168 (9.84%) E-Commerce
30 166 (9.72%) Linux

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
1 197 (11.53%) WordPress
2 138 (8.08%) CMS
3 51 (2.99%) Drupal
4 45 (2.63%) IIS
5 40 (2.34%) Umbraco
6 36 (2.11%) Apache
7 24 (1.41%) SharePoint
8 15 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
8 15 (0.88%) EPiServer
8 15 (0.88%) nginx
9 11 (0.64%) Joomla!
10 8 (0.47%) Apache Solr
10 8 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
11 7 (0.41%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.35%) Liferay
13 5 (0.29%) Confluence
13 5 (0.29%) GeoServer
13 5 (0.29%) Kentico
13 5 (0.29%) Sitefinity
14 4 (0.23%) DNN
Applications
1 85 (4.98%) Photoshop
2 44 (2.58%) Sketch
3 30 (1.76%) Adobe XD
4 23 (1.35%) Adobe Illustrator
5 19 (1.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (0.35%) InDesign
6 6 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
7 5 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (0.23%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.18%) Figma
10 2 (0.12%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.059%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 1 (0.059%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 40 (2.34%) Magento
2 18 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (0.94%) Shopify
4 8 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
5 5 (0.29%) OpenCart
6 3 (0.18%) osCommerce
7 2 (0.12%) Maximo
7 2 (0.12%) OpenText MBPM
7 2 (0.12%) R3 Corda
7 2 (0.12%) StreamServe
8 1 (0.059%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.059%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 152 (8.90%) Azure
2 82 (4.80%) AWS
3 61 (3.57%) GitHub
4 50 (2.93%) SaaS
5 37 (2.17%) npm
6 16 (0.94%) Serverless
7 15 (0.88%) Slack
8 13 (0.76%) PaaS
9 12 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 9 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (0.53%) Power Platform
11 8 (0.47%) GCP
11 8 (0.47%) Sage Pay
12 7 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
12 7 (0.41%) G Suite
12 7 (0.41%) Google Analytics
12 7 (0.41%) MailChimp
13 6 (0.35%) AWS Lambda
14 5 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 45 (2.63%) Internet
2 34 (1.99%) HTTP
3 17 (1.00%) Intranet
4 7 (0.41%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.35%) MQTT
6 4 (0.23%) SSH
7 3 (0.18%) Extranet
7 3 (0.18%) Network Security
7 3 (0.18%) SSL
8 2 (0.12%) DNS
9 1 (0.059%) Firewall
9 1 (0.059%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.059%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 360 (21.08%) SQL Server
2 325 (19.03%) MySQL
3 74 (4.33%) NoSQL
4 71 (4.16%) PostgreSQL
5 68 (3.98%) Relational Database
6 43 (2.52%) MongoDB
7 26 (1.52%) Redis
8 25 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
9 20 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (0.70%) Big Data
11 8 (0.47%) MariaDB
11 8 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
11 8 (0.47%) SQL Server 2016
12 7 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
12 7 (0.41%) Power BI
13 6 (0.35%) Geospatial Data
13 6 (0.35%) GIS
13 6 (0.35%) RethinkDB
14 5 (0.29%) RavenDB
14 5 (0.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 364 (21.31%) Git (software)
2 94 (5.50%) Visual Studio
3 78 (4.57%) webpack
4 76 (4.45%) Subversion
5 68 (3.98%) Team Foundation Server
6 35 (2.05%) JIRA
7 34 (1.99%) gulp
8 31 (1.81%) Grunt
9 27 (1.58%) Bitbucket
10 26 (1.52%) Jenkins
11 24 (1.41%) Dreamweaver
11 24 (1.41%) Jasmine
11 24 (1.41%) Selenium
12 21 (1.23%) PHPUnit
13 18 (1.05%) Maven
14 15 (0.88%) Karma Test Runner
15 13 (0.76%) git-flow
15 13 (0.76%) PostCSS
16 11 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
16 11 (0.64%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 158 (9.25%) Marketing
2 131 (7.67%) Finance
3 88 (5.15%) Retail
4 28 (1.64%) Games
5 22 (1.29%) Banking
6 19 (1.11%) Advertising
7 14 (0.82%) Automotive
7 14 (0.82%) Front Office
8 13 (0.76%) Manufacturing
9 12 (0.70%) Law
10 11 (0.64%) Back Office
11 9 (0.53%) Public Sector
12 7 (0.41%) Electronics
12 7 (0.41%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.41%) Legal
12 7 (0.41%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.12%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.12%) Humanities
13 2 (0.12%) Police
13 2 (0.12%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,139 (66.69%) HTML
2 1,135 (66.45%) CSS
3 685 (40.11%) .NET
4 557 (32.61%) jQuery
5 508 (29.74%) ASP.NET
6 479 (28.04%) AngularJS
7 424 (24.82%) HTML5
8 331 (19.38%) React
9 248 (14.52%) CSS3
10 220 (12.88%) Node.js
11 202 (11.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 200 (11.71%) Sass
13 196 (11.48%) Web Services
14 188 (11.01%) ASP.NET MVC
15 147 (8.61%) Laravel
16 118 (6.91%) REST
17 117 (6.85%) .NET Framework
17 117 (6.85%) Vue.js
18 114 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
19 102 (5.97%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 259 (15.16%) User Experience
2 110 (6.44%) Mobile App
3 90 (5.27%) Greenfield Project
4 88 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
5 63 (3.69%) Self-Motivation
6 61 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (0.88%) Blog
8 14 (0.82%) Equities
8 14 (0.82%) iPad
9 11 (0.64%) Linux Command Line
10 10 (0.59%) Algorithms
10 10 (0.59%) Data Structures
10 10 (0.59%) Social Media
11 9 (0.53%) Management Information System
12 6 (0.35%) FMCG
12 6 (0.35%) NHS
13 5 (0.29%) Data Centre
13 5 (0.29%) Graphic Design
13 5 (0.29%) W3C
14 4 (0.23%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 166 (9.72%) Linux
2 60 (3.51%) Windows
3 39 (2.28%) Android
4 31 (1.81%) Apple iOS
5 30 (1.76%) Debian
6 14 (0.82%) Unix
7 7 (0.41%) CentOS
8 5 (0.29%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.18%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.18%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.12%) ThreadX
11 1 (0.059%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.059%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,542 (90.28%) Web Development
2 498 (29.16%) Agile Software Development
3 493 (28.86%) MVC
4 239 (13.99%) Front End Development
5 168 (9.84%) E-Commerce
6 159 (9.31%) Scrum
7 150 (8.78%) Problem-Solving
8 142 (8.31%) TDD
9 133 (7.79%) Computer Science
10 132 (7.73%) OO
11 127 (7.44%) Unit Testing
12 122 (7.14%) OOP
13 107 (6.26%) Analytics
14 93 (5.44%) Web Design
15 88 (5.15%) Responsive Web Design
16 85 (4.98%) Software Engineering
17 84 (4.92%) SEO
18 83 (4.86%) SDLC
19 76 (4.45%) Open Source
20 73 (4.27%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1,307 (76.52%) JavaScript
2 727 (42.56%) C#
3 546 (31.97%) PHP
4 466 (27.28%) SQL
5 155 (9.07%) TypeScript
6 116 (6.79%) Python
7 113 (6.62%) Java
8 90 (5.27%) T-SQL
9 59 (3.45%) ES6
10 46 (2.69%) VB.NET
11 26 (1.52%) PHP 5
12 23 (1.35%) Ruby
13 21 (1.23%) C++
13 21 (1.23%) VBScript
14 19 (1.11%) VB
15 16 (0.94%) VB6
16 14 (0.82%) PL/SQL
17 8 (0.47%) C
18 6 (0.35%) Java 8
19 5 (0.29%) Go
Qualifications
1 123 (7.20%) Degree
2 34 (1.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (0.35%) MCSD
5 4 (0.23%) MCP
6 3 (0.18%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.18%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.12%) HND
7 2 (0.12%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.059%) CCNA
8 1 (0.059%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.059%) CISSP
8 1 (0.059%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.059%) GIAC
8 1 (0.059%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.059%) Linux+ Certification
8 1 (0.059%) MCSE
8 1 (0.059%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.059%) SANS
8 1 (0.059%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (2.52%) QA
2 6 (0.35%) WCAG
3 3 (0.18%) SLA
4 1 (0.059%) GDPR
4 1 (0.059%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.059%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 71 (4.16%) Docker
2 6 (0.35%) Firmware
3 1 (0.059%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.059%) zsh
Systems Management
1 20 (1.17%) Kubernetes
2 9 (0.53%) Ansible
2 9 (0.53%) SCCM
3 5 (0.29%) Rancher
4 4 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.12%) Puppet
5 2 (0.12%) Terraform
6 1 (0.059%) cPanel
6 1 (0.059%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 212 (12.41%) Microsoft
2 75 (4.39%) Adobe
3 49 (2.87%) Oracle
4 48 (2.81%) Zend
5 37 (2.17%) Google
6 21 (1.23%) Twitter
7 15 (0.88%) Sitecore
8 13 (0.76%) WooCommerce
9 11 (0.64%) RedGate
10 9 (0.53%) Xamarin
11 7 (0.41%) MuleSoft
11 7 (0.41%) WorldPay
12 6 (0.35%) PayPal
12 6 (0.35%) SAP
13 5 (0.29%) Adyen
13 5 (0.29%) Red Hat
13 5 (0.29%) Spotify
14 4 (0.23%) Facebook
14 4 (0.23%) IBM
14 4 (0.23%) OutSystems