Period
to 26 July 2021

The median annual salary for a Web Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 26 July 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
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 339 263 273
Rank change year-on-year -76 +10 -46
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Developer 1,051 867 1,793
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.93% 1.23% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 1.29% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 725 777 1,598
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,650 £26,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +7.14% +5.00%
75th Percentile £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -

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 102,653 67,195 139,242
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.20% 95.04% 95.86%
Number of salaries quoted 72,972 54,824 112,582
10th Percentile £31,986 £31,250 £28,250
25th Percentile £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -76 927 £42,500 -5.56% 265
UK excluding London -52 742 £40,000 -5.88% 199
London -88 243 £55,000 -4.35% 81
South East -42 237 £40,000 -11.11% 48
Work from Home -173 200 £40,000 -15.79% 65
North of England -45 151 £40,000 - 60
Midlands -77 127 £37,501 -9.09% 41
South West -35 103 £40,000 -5.88% 20
Yorkshire -15 83 £35,000 - 21
West Midlands -65 75 £38,000 -7.88% 25
North West -57 57 £49,500 +10.00% 28
Scotland -33 54 £43,750 +2.94% 11
East Midlands -55 51 £35,000 -15.15% 16
East of England -46 38 £45,000 +12.50% 15
Wales -1 18 £36,154 -3.59% 3
Northern Ireland -28 14 £32,500 +3.17% 1
North East -8 11 £36,404 -15.34% 11

Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 973 (92.58%) Web Development
2 833 (79.26%) JavaScript
3 678 (64.51%) HTML
4 663 (63.08%) CSS
5 448 (42.63%) PHP
6 323 (30.73%) SQL
7 322 (30.64%) C#
8 310 (29.50%) React
9 294 (27.97%) .NET
10 274 (26.07%) AngularJS
11 267 (25.40%) HTML5
12 247 (23.50%) Git (software)
13 234 (22.26%) MySQL
14 229 (21.79%) Agile Software Development
15 194 (18.46%) Social Skills
16 191 (18.17%) CSS3
17 187 (17.79%) User Experience
18 172 (16.37%) jQuery
19 169 (16.08%) WordPress
20 166 (15.79%) Front End Development
21 164 (15.60%) Java
22 161 (15.32%) Azure
23 159 (15.13%) TypeScript
24 157 (14.94%) Python
25 156 (14.84%) E-Commerce
25 156 (14.84%) Sass
26 155 (14.75%) Microsoft
27 154 (14.65%) ASP.NET
28 153 (14.56%) Vue.js
29 148 (14.08%) CMS

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
1 169 (16.08%) WordPress
2 148 (14.08%) CMS
3 38 (3.62%) Umbraco
4 25 (2.38%) Drupal
5 20 (1.90%) Headless CMS
6 18 (1.71%) Apache
6 18 (1.71%) nginx
6 18 (1.71%) SharePoint
6 18 (1.71%) Sitecore CMS
7 17 (1.62%) Elasticsearch
8 15 (1.43%) EPiServer
9 14 (1.33%) Kentico
10 12 (1.14%) IIS
11 7 (0.67%) MODX
12 6 (0.57%) Confluence
13 3 (0.29%) Joomla!
14 2 (0.19%) Apache Spark
14 2 (0.19%) Commerce Server
14 2 (0.19%) Commerce Server 2007
14 2 (0.19%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 18 (1.71%) Figma
2 16 (1.52%) Adobe Illustrator
2 16 (1.52%) Photoshop
3 11 (1.05%) Adobe XD
4 7 (0.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (0.67%) Sketch
5 4 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
7 1 (0.095%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.095%) Gephi
7 1 (0.095%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.095%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 42 (4.00%) Magento
2 41 (3.90%) Shopify
3 12 (1.14%) Payment Gateway
4 5 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.29%) OpenCart
5 3 (0.29%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.19%) nopCommerce
7 1 (0.095%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.095%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.095%) OpenText MBPM
7 1 (0.095%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 161 (15.32%) Azure
2 117 (11.13%) AWS
3 51 (4.85%) SaaS
4 48 (4.57%) Serverless
5 35 (3.33%) npm
6 32 (3.04%) GitHub
7 28 (2.66%) GCP
8 24 (2.28%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 24 (2.28%) Azure Functions
9 22 (2.09%) Azure Event Grid
10 18 (1.71%) Google Analytics
11 13 (1.24%) AWS Lambda
12 12 (1.14%) Yarn
13 11 (1.05%) Google Tag Manager
14 10 (0.95%) Firebase
14 10 (0.95%) Power Platform
15 9 (0.86%) Bitrise
16 8 (0.76%) Apigee
17 6 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Cloud
17 6 (0.57%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.81%) Internet
2 16 (1.52%) Intranet
3 13 (1.24%) HTTP
4 7 (0.67%) DNS
5 3 (0.29%) Skype
6 2 (0.19%) FTP
6 2 (0.19%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.095%) 4G
7 1 (0.095%) 5G
7 1 (0.095%) Firewall
7 1 (0.095%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.095%) SSH
7 1 (0.095%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (22.26%) MySQL
2 119 (11.32%) SQL Server
3 46 (4.38%) Relational Database
4 24 (2.28%) MongoDB
5 22 (2.09%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (1.90%) NoSQL
7 14 (1.33%) MariaDB
8 10 (0.95%) Redis
9 8 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
10 7 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (0.57%) Kalido
11 6 (0.57%) Power BI
12 4 (0.38%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (0.38%) Big Data
12 4 (0.38%) MySQL Workbench
13 3 (0.29%) Mixpanel
14 2 (0.19%) GIS
14 2 (0.19%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.19%) Spatial Data
14 2 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 247 (23.50%) Git (software)
2 52 (4.95%) webpack
3 37 (3.52%) Visual Studio
4 28 (2.66%) JIRA
5 26 (2.47%) gulp
6 22 (2.09%) Grunt
7 20 (1.90%) Jenkins
8 13 (1.24%) git-flow
8 13 (1.24%) Jasmine
8 13 (1.24%) Selenium
9 12 (1.14%) Bitbucket
10 10 (0.95%) ReSharper
11 9 (0.86%) Codeship
12 7 (0.67%) Cypress.io
12 7 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
13 6 (0.57%) Babel
13 6 (0.57%) JsTestDriver
14 5 (0.48%) PhpStorm
14 5 (0.48%) SoapUI
14 5 (0.48%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 194 (18.46%) Social Skills
2 131 (12.46%) Marketing
3 80 (7.61%) Retail
4 69 (6.57%) Finance
5 63 (5.99%) Multimedia
6 40 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
7 39 (3.71%) Manufacturing
8 38 (3.62%) Organisational Skills
9 31 (2.95%) Games
10 14 (1.33%) Banking
11 12 (1.14%) Law
11 12 (1.14%) Telecoms
12 11 (1.05%) Legal
13 9 (0.86%) French Language
13 9 (0.86%) Public Sector
14 8 (0.76%) Electronics
14 8 (0.76%) Influencing Skills
14 8 (0.76%) Publishing
15 5 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.48%) Presentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 678 (64.51%) HTML
2 663 (63.08%) CSS
3 310 (29.50%) React
4 294 (27.97%) .NET
5 274 (26.07%) AngularJS
6 267 (25.40%) HTML5
7 191 (18.17%) CSS3
8 172 (16.37%) jQuery
9 156 (14.84%) Sass
10 154 (14.65%) ASP.NET
11 153 (14.56%) Vue.js
12 144 (13.70%) Node.js
13 127 (12.08%) Laravel
14 118 (11.23%) REST
15 111 (10.56%) .NET Core
16 94 (8.94%) .NET Framework
17 77 (7.33%) Web Services
18 65 (6.18%) RESTful
19 55 (5.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 48 (4.57%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 187 (17.79%) User Experience
2 46 (4.38%) Mobile App
3 37 (3.52%) Greenfield Project
4 22 (2.09%) Linux Command Line
5 21 (2.00%) Self-Motivation
6 18 (1.71%) Virtual Team
7 13 (1.24%) Algorithms
7 13 (1.24%) Animation
7 13 (1.24%) Legacy Code
7 13 (1.24%) Social Media
8 12 (1.14%) Augmented Reality
9 11 (1.05%) Graphic Design
10 10 (0.95%) Digital Media
11 8 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (0.76%) NHS
12 6 (0.57%) e-Learning
13 5 (0.48%) Housing Association
13 5 (0.48%) Legacy Systems
13 5 (0.48%) Life Science
13 5 (0.48%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 99 (9.42%) Linux
2 27 (2.57%) Windows
3 21 (2.00%) Android
3 21 (2.00%) Apple iOS
4 12 (1.14%) Windows Server
5 11 (1.05%) Ubuntu
6 6 (0.57%) Unix
7 5 (0.48%) CentOS
7 5 (0.48%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 973 (92.58%) Web Development
2 229 (21.79%) Agile Software Development
3 166 (15.79%) Front End Development
4 156 (14.84%) E-Commerce
5 133 (12.65%) MVC
6 115 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
7 89 (8.47%) DevOps
8 85 (8.09%) SEO
9 81 (7.71%) Scrum
9 81 (7.71%) TDD
10 64 (6.09%) OOP
11 60 (5.71%) Microservices
12 59 (5.61%) Software Engineering
12 59 (5.61%) Test Automation
13 53 (5.04%) Clean Code
14 47 (4.47%) Analytics
14 47 (4.47%) Computer Science
14 47 (4.47%) Responsive Web Design
15 46 (4.38%) OO
16 44 (4.19%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 833 (79.26%) JavaScript
2 448 (42.63%) PHP
3 323 (30.73%) SQL
4 322 (30.64%) C#
5 164 (15.60%) Java
6 159 (15.13%) TypeScript
7 157 (14.94%) Python
8 43 (4.09%) Ruby
9 30 (2.85%) PHP 7
10 28 (2.66%) ES6
11 19 (1.81%) T-SQL
12 18 (1.71%) Kotlin
12 18 (1.71%) Objective-C
13 16 (1.52%) Apple Swift
14 14 (1.33%) Dart
15 13 (1.24%) C++
16 10 (0.95%) Bash Shell
16 10 (0.95%) R
17 9 (0.86%) VB.NET
18 8 (0.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 72 (6.85%) Degree
2 24 (2.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (0.67%) AWS Certification
5 5 (0.48%) PhD
6 3 (0.29%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.19%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.19%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.19%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.095%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.095%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (5.23%) Accessibility
2 25 (2.38%) QA
3 7 (0.67%) WCAG
4 5 (0.48%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.29%) GDPR
5 3 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 89 (8.47%) Docker
2 4 (0.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.095%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 20 (1.90%) Kubernetes
2 10 (0.95%) Puppet
3 9 (0.86%) Ansible
4 7 (0.67%) Terraform
5 6 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.38%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 2 (0.19%) MIIS
8 1 (0.095%) cPanel
8 1 (0.095%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.095%) Grafana
8 1 (0.095%) OpenNebula
8 1 (0.095%) OpenView
Vendors
1 155 (14.75%) Microsoft
2 67 (6.37%) Google
3 36 (3.43%) Adobe
4 32 (3.04%) WooCommerce
5 21 (2.00%) Apple
6 20 (1.90%) Sitecore
7 18 (1.71%) Zend
8 11 (1.05%) Oracle
9 10 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (0.76%) Netlify
10 8 (0.76%) Samsung
11 6 (0.57%) Alibaba
11 6 (0.57%) HubSpot
12 5 (0.48%) Cisco
12 5 (0.48%) OutSystems
12 5 (0.48%) Xamarin
13 4 (0.38%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
14 3 (0.29%) Virgin Media
14 3 (0.29%) YouTube
14 3 (0.29%) Zoho