Period
to 22 January 2021

The median annual salary for a Web Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 January 2021.

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
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 271 251 241
Rank change year-on-year -20 -10 -56
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Developer 738 1,632 2,227
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.15% 1.29% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 1.35% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 785 1,577 2,108
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +8.97%
10th Percentile £27,200 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £66,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 60,915 120,517 145,694
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.12% 95.58% 95.95%
Number of salaries quoted 49,425 97,597 117,937
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £86,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 22 January 2021.

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 22 January 2021. 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 -20 660 £45,000 +5.88% 204
UK excluding London -18 561 £40,000 - 177
Work from Home -5 191 £47,500 +6.74% 55
North of England +52 140 £45,000 +20.00% 55
South East -35 138 £40,000 -5.88% 33
London +22 134 £57,500 +9.52% 42
Midlands +14 111 £42,500 +6.25% 38
North West +63 77 £47,500 +18.75% 26
South West +12 65 £37,500 -6.25% 20
West Midlands -7 57 £37,501 -6.25% 18
Yorkshire +30 55 £42,000 +12.00% 24
East Midlands +36 54 £47,500 +46.15% 20
East of England +8 50 £42,750 +6.88% 16
Scotland +9 38 £41,500 +10.67% 6
Wales +29 12 £35,000 -6.67% 6
North East +15 8 £47,500 +28.55% 5
Northern Ireland +2 7 £35,000 -30.00% 3

Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2021, 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.

1 683 (92.55%) Web Development
2 561 (76.02%) JavaScript
3 523 (70.87%) HTML
4 506 (68.56%) CSS
5 330 (44.72%) PHP
6 229 (31.03%) C#
7 217 (29.40%) .NET
8 206 (27.91%) HTML5
9 203 (27.51%) MVC
10 196 (26.56%) Git (software)
11 194 (26.29%) SQL
12 181 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
13 171 (23.17%) MySQL
14 169 (22.90%) React
15 162 (21.95%) AngularJS
16 148 (20.05%) CSS3
17 144 (19.51%) jQuery
18 138 (18.70%) ASP.NET
19 119 (16.12%) Microsoft
20 118 (15.99%) Laravel
21 115 (15.58%) User Experience
22 111 (15.04%) Node.js
23 108 (14.63%) Vue.js
24 107 (14.50%) SQL Server
25 105 (14.23%) CMS
26 100 (13.55%) Python
27 96 (13.01%) Azure
28 95 (12.87%) WordPress
29 93 (12.60%) E-Commerce
30 87 (11.79%) Java

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
1 105 (14.23%) CMS
2 95 (12.87%) WordPress
3 23 (3.12%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (2.30%) EPiServer
5 15 (2.03%) Umbraco
6 14 (1.90%) IIS
7 11 (1.49%) Apache
7 11 (1.49%) Drupal
8 10 (1.36%) Moodle
9 9 (1.22%) nginx
10 6 (0.81%) Confluence
10 6 (0.81%) Joomla!
11 4 (0.54%) Jadu
11 4 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.27%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.27%) Headless CMS
12 2 (0.27%) Kentico
12 2 (0.27%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.14%) Perch
13 1 (0.14%) SilverStripe
Applications
1 27 (3.66%) Photoshop
2 26 (3.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (1.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (1.36%) Adobe XD
5 5 (0.68%) Sketch
6 4 (0.54%) Figma
7 1 (0.14%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 33 (4.47%) Magento
2 14 (1.90%) Shopify
3 5 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.54%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.14%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 96 (13.01%) Azure
2 59 (7.99%) AWS
3 25 (3.39%) SaaS
4 20 (2.71%) npm
5 19 (2.57%) Serverless
6 15 (2.03%) Google Analytics
7 13 (1.76%) GitHub
8 10 (1.36%) Amazon S3
8 10 (1.36%) GCP
9 8 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.68%) CloudFront
11 4 (0.54%) Amazon Alexa
11 4 (0.54%) Amazon EKS
11 4 (0.54%) AWS OpsWorks
11 4 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (0.54%) Google Tag Manager
11 4 (0.54%) ZenHub
12 3 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 3 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (0.41%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.36%) Internet
1 10 (1.36%) Intranet
2 5 (0.68%) DNS
3 1 (0.14%) HTTP
3 1 (0.14%) MQTT
3 1 (0.14%) RIP
3 1 (0.14%) SMS
3 1 (0.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (23.17%) MySQL
2 107 (14.50%) SQL Server
3 31 (4.20%) Relational Database
4 27 (3.66%) MongoDB
5 20 (2.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 15 (2.03%) Azure SQL Database
8 13 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (1.63%) NoSQL
10 7 (0.95%) Redis
11 3 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
11 3 (0.41%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.27%) BigQuery
12 2 (0.27%) Geospatial Data
12 2 (0.27%) phpMyAdmin
12 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.14%) Electronic Patient Records
13 1 (0.14%) MySQL Workbench
13 1 (0.14%) QlikView
13 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 196 (26.56%) Git (software)
2 32 (4.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (2.98%) JIRA
3 22 (2.98%) webpack
4 20 (2.71%) Visual Studio
5 19 (2.57%) gulp
6 14 (1.90%) Bitbucket
6 14 (1.90%) Jenkins
7 12 (1.63%) Grunt
8 9 (1.22%) Jasmine
8 9 (1.22%) TeamCity
9 8 (1.08%) Karma Test Runner
10 7 (0.95%) Cypress.io
10 7 (0.95%) Oracle Forms
11 6 (0.81%) Visual Studio Team System
12 4 (0.54%) Babel
12 4 (0.54%) Gradle
12 4 (0.54%) Mercurial
12 4 (0.54%) Mocha
12 4 (0.54%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 81 (10.98%) Finance
1 81 (10.98%) Marketing
2 40 (5.42%) Retail
3 35 (4.74%) Multimedia
4 25 (3.39%) Games
5 20 (2.71%) Public Sector
6 18 (2.44%) Law
7 14 (1.90%) Manufacturing
7 14 (1.90%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.63%) Banking
9 11 (1.49%) Electronics
10 10 (1.36%) Advertising
10 10 (1.36%) Publishing
11 9 (1.22%) Automotive
12 3 (0.41%) Back Office
12 3 (0.41%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.14%) Brand Awareness
13 1 (0.14%) Digital Economy
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 523 (70.87%) HTML
2 506 (68.56%) CSS
3 217 (29.40%) .NET
4 206 (27.91%) HTML5
5 169 (22.90%) React
6 162 (21.95%) AngularJS
7 148 (20.05%) CSS3
8 144 (19.51%) jQuery
9 138 (18.70%) ASP.NET
10 118 (15.99%) Laravel
11 111 (15.04%) Node.js
12 108 (14.63%) Vue.js
13 79 (10.70%) RESTful
14 64 (8.67%) Sass
15 56 (7.59%) .NET Core
16 54 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web API
17 50 (6.78%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 45 (6.10%) Symfony
19 44 (5.96%) XML
20 42 (5.69%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 115 (15.58%) User Experience
2 76 (10.30%) Analytical Skills
3 64 (8.67%) Mobile App
4 32 (4.34%) Greenfield Project
5 30 (4.07%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (1.76%) Virtual Team
7 11 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (1.22%) Graphic Design
8 9 (1.22%) Social Media
9 8 (1.08%) e-Learning
10 7 (0.95%) Xbox
11 6 (0.81%) Hedge funds
11 6 (0.81%) Linux Command Line
12 5 (0.68%) Podcast
13 4 (0.54%) Algorithms
13 4 (0.54%) Animation
13 4 (0.54%) Arduino
13 4 (0.54%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.54%) Mobile Computing
13 4 (0.54%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 85 (11.52%) Linux
2 20 (2.71%) Windows
3 8 (1.08%) Windows Server
4 7 (0.95%) Ubuntu
5 3 (0.41%) Android
6 1 (0.14%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.14%) CentOS
6 1 (0.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 683 (92.55%) Web Development
2 203 (27.51%) MVC
3 181 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
4 93 (12.60%) E-Commerce
5 82 (11.11%) DevOps
6 71 (9.62%) Front End Development
7 64 (8.67%) OOP
8 63 (8.54%) Problem-Solving
9 59 (7.99%) Scrum
10 57 (7.72%) TDD
11 56 (7.59%) Analytical Thinking
12 54 (7.32%) Computer Science
13 51 (6.91%) OO
14 50 (6.78%) Microservices
15 42 (5.69%) SEO
16 40 (5.42%) Innovative Thinking
17 34 (4.61%) Content Management
17 34 (4.61%) Unit Testing
18 33 (4.47%) Continuous Integration
19 29 (3.93%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 561 (76.02%) JavaScript
2 330 (44.72%) PHP
3 229 (31.03%) C#
4 194 (26.29%) SQL
5 100 (13.55%) Python
6 87 (11.79%) Java
7 63 (8.54%) TypeScript
8 33 (4.47%) T-SQL
9 30 (4.07%) ES6
10 18 (2.44%) PL/SQL
11 12 (1.63%) PHP 7
12 9 (1.22%) C++
13 8 (1.08%) C
14 7 (0.95%) ES7
14 7 (0.95%) Kotlin
15 5 (0.68%) Bash Shell
15 5 (0.68%) VB
15 5 (0.68%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.54%) Perl
16 4 (0.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 61 (8.27%) Degree
2 32 (4.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (0.41%) Postgraduate
3 3 (0.41%) Six Sigma Black Belt
4 2 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (0.27%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.14%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.14%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (1.36%) QA
2 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 54 (7.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 43 (5.83%) Kubernetes
2 10 (1.36%) Terraform
3 8 (1.08%) Puppet
4 5 (0.68%) cPanel
5 4 (0.54%) Plesk
6 1 (0.14%) Ansible
Vendors
1 119 (16.12%) Microsoft
2 44 (5.96%) Adobe
3 28 (3.79%) Google
3 28 (3.79%) Oracle
4 20 (2.71%) Sitecore
5 16 (2.17%) Intel
6 15 (2.03%) WooCommerce
6 15 (2.03%) Zend
7 9 (1.22%) SAP
8 6 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (0.81%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.41%) Apple
9 3 (0.41%) Remedy
9 3 (0.41%) Splunk
9 3 (0.41%) Telerik
10 2 (0.27%) DoubleClick
10 2 (0.27%) Escenic
10 2 (0.27%) Facebook
10 2 (0.27%) HubSpot
11 1 (0.14%) DevExpress