Period
to 12 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Web Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 12 November 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
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 226 180 148
Rank change year-on-year -46 -32 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Developer 2,445 3,473 4,411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.51% 1.95% 2.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 2.03% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2,170 3,124 4,125
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £58,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +2.67% +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 155,089 170,836 183,479
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.89% 95.96% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 124,962 136,969 153,579
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +5.59%

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 12 November 2018.

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 12 November 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 -43 2,286 £40,000 - 666
UK excluding London -48 1,761 £38,500 +2.67% 573
London -32 624 £55,000 +22.22% 132
South East -34 603 £40,000 - 107
North of England -62 327 £37,500 +7.14% 146
Midlands -38 302 £35,000 - 128
South West -10 225 £36,000 +2.86% 71
North West -30 197 £40,000 +6.67% 66
East of England -39 196 £40,000 +6.67% 82
West Midlands -39 188 £35,000 +2.94% 77
Yorkshire -36 117 £37,500 +7.14% 64
East Midlands -6 114 £35,000 -6.67% 51
Scotland -9 72 £37,500 +7.14% 18
Wales +22 29 £36,000 +21.41% 16
North East -31 13 £33,125 -11.67% 16
Northern Ireland +1 6 £35,000 +44.33% 5
Channel Islands - 4 £45,000 -

Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 2,322 (94.97%) Web Development
2 1,979 (80.94%) JavaScript
3 1,900 (77.71%) HTML
4 1,873 (76.61%) CSS
5 1,022 (41.80%) .NET
6 1,014 (41.47%) C#
7 845 (34.56%) PHP
8 837 (34.23%) MVC
9 802 (32.80%) AngularJS
10 798 (32.64%) jQuery
11 746 (30.51%) HTML5
12 714 (29.20%) Agile Software Development
13 670 (27.40%) ASP.NET
14 657 (26.87%) SQL Server
15 643 (26.30%) SQL
16 576 (23.56%) MySQL
17 535 (21.88%) Git (software)
18 533 (21.80%) CSS3
19 401 (16.40%) User Experience
20 382 (15.62%) Front End Development
21 377 (15.42%) React
22 363 (14.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 345 (14.11%) CMS
24 343 (14.03%) ASP.NET MVC
25 329 (13.46%) Finance
26 325 (13.29%) Sass
27 314 (12.84%) Node.js
28 306 (12.52%) Microsoft
29 295 (12.07%) Web Services
30 282 (11.53%) OO

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
1 345 (14.11%) CMS
2 237 (9.69%) WordPress
3 118 (4.83%) Umbraco
4 93 (3.80%) Drupal
5 85 (3.48%) Apache
6 64 (2.62%) IIS
7 37 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
8 36 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
9 35 (1.43%) Confluence
10 28 (1.15%) Joomla!
10 28 (1.15%) nginx
11 24 (0.98%) SharePoint
12 22 (0.90%) Kentico
13 14 (0.57%) EPiServer
14 13 (0.53%) Tomcat
15 10 (0.41%) Apache Spark
15 10 (0.41%) JBoss
16 9 (0.37%) GlassFish
16 9 (0.37%) Moodle
17 6 (0.25%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 103 (4.21%) Photoshop
2 45 (1.84%) Adobe Illustrator
3 36 (1.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 12 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (0.25%) InVision
6 5 (0.20%) InDesign
7 4 (0.16%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.12%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.12%) GIMP
9 2 (0.082%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.082%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.041%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.041%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.041%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 102 (4.17%) Magento
2 26 (1.06%) Shopify
3 18 (0.74%) Payment Gateway
4 11 (0.45%) WebTrends
5 6 (0.25%) SDL Web 8
6 3 (0.12%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.041%) Actimize
7 1 (0.041%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.041%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.041%) RiskWrite
7 1 (0.041%) ScheduALL
7 1 (0.041%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 235 (9.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 173 (7.08%) Amazon AWS
3 68 (2.78%) SaaS
4 55 (2.25%) GitHub
5 39 (1.60%) npm
6 32 (1.31%) Serverless
7 28 (1.15%) Google Analytics
8 27 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
9 13 (0.53%) PaaS
10 12 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 11 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
12 10 (0.41%) Heroku
13 9 (0.37%) Office 365
13 9 (0.37%) Yarn
14 8 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
15 7 (0.29%) Amazon SQS
15 7 (0.29%) DigitalOcean
16 6 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
16 6 (0.25%) Google Tag Manager
17 5 (0.20%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 53 (2.17%) Internet
2 28 (1.15%) HTTP
3 24 (0.98%) Intranet
4 20 (0.82%) SMS
5 17 (0.70%) Skype
6 10 (0.41%) DNS
6 10 (0.41%) Network Security
6 10 (0.41%) SSL
7 5 (0.20%) Extranet
7 5 (0.20%) Firewall
8 4 (0.16%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.082%) MQTT
10 2 (0.082%) SSH
10 2 (0.082%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.082%) VoIP
11 1 (0.041%) AMQP
11 1 (0.041%) Asterisk PBX
11 1 (0.041%) Broadband
11 1 (0.041%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 657 (26.87%) SQL Server
2 576 (23.56%) MySQL
3 69 (2.82%) NoSQL
3 69 (2.82%) Relational Database
4 58 (2.37%) MongoDB
5 55 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
6 39 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 36 (1.47%) Redis
8 35 (1.43%) Big Data
9 30 (1.23%) MariaDB
10 29 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 27 (1.10%) SQL Server 2016
12 25 (1.02%) Hadoop
13 24 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
14 22 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 20 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
16 18 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
17 14 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
18 10 (0.41%) RDBMS
19 9 (0.37%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 535 (21.88%) Git (software)
2 209 (8.55%) Visual Studio
3 130 (5.32%) gulp
4 110 (4.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 97 (3.97%) webpack
6 94 (3.84%) Grunt
7 87 (3.56%) Subversion
8 86 (3.52%) JIRA
9 55 (2.25%) PHPUnit
10 51 (2.09%) Jasmine
11 44 (1.80%) Visual Studio Team System
12 40 (1.64%) Selenium
13 38 (1.55%) Octopus Deploy
14 36 (1.47%) Jenkins
15 34 (1.39%) Bitbucket
16 33 (1.35%) Babel
17 31 (1.27%) TeamCity
18 25 (1.02%) Maven
19 23 (0.94%) JUnit
20 20 (0.82%) Eclipse
General
1 329 (13.46%) Finance
2 179 (7.32%) Marketing
3 142 (5.81%) Retail
4 74 (3.03%) Banking
5 40 (1.64%) Games
6 39 (1.60%) Manufacturing
7 23 (0.94%) Publishing
8 22 (0.90%) Legal
9 17 (0.70%) Electronics
10 14 (0.57%) Law
11 13 (0.53%) Advertising
12 12 (0.49%) Automotive
12 12 (0.49%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.41%) Investment Banking
14 9 (0.37%) Multimedia
14 9 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
15 7 (0.29%) Back Office
16 6 (0.25%) Hindi Language
16 6 (0.25%) Punjabi Language
16 6 (0.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,900 (77.71%) HTML
2 1,873 (76.61%) CSS
3 1,022 (41.80%) .NET
4 802 (32.80%) AngularJS
5 798 (32.64%) jQuery
6 746 (30.51%) HTML5
7 670 (27.40%) ASP.NET
8 533 (21.80%) CSS3
9 377 (15.42%) React
10 363 (14.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 343 (14.03%) ASP.NET MVC
12 325 (13.29%) Sass
13 314 (12.84%) Node.js
14 295 (12.07%) Web Services
15 252 (10.31%) Ajax
15 252 (10.31%) Laravel
16 227 (9.28%) ASP.NET Web API
17 209 (8.55%) REST
18 208 (8.51%) .NET Framework
19 194 (7.93%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 401 (16.40%) User Experience
2 175 (7.16%) Greenfield Project
3 174 (7.12%) Computer Science
4 130 (5.32%) Mobile App
5 109 (4.46%) Self-Motivation
6 92 (3.76%) Fintech
7 81 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
8 44 (1.80%) Graphic Design
9 35 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
10 29 (1.19%) Social Media
11 24 (0.98%) Algorithms
12 22 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
12 22 (0.90%) Management Information System
13 18 (0.74%) W3C
14 16 (0.65%) VLE
15 15 (0.61%) Virtual Team
16 14 (0.57%) Robotics
16 14 (0.57%) Tandem
17 11 (0.45%) iPad
18 10 (0.41%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 226 (9.24%) Linux
2 98 (4.01%) Windows
3 50 (2.04%) Android
4 47 (1.92%) Apple iOS
5 41 (1.68%) Unix
6 11 (0.45%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.33%) Ubuntu
8 7 (0.29%) Mac OS
9 6 (0.25%) Mac OS X
9 6 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.20%) Amazon Linux
11 3 (0.12%) Debian
11 3 (0.12%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.082%) CentOS
12 2 (0.082%) MVS
13 1 (0.041%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,322 (94.97%) Web Development
2 837 (34.23%) MVC
3 714 (29.20%) Agile Software Development
4 382 (15.62%) Front End Development
5 282 (11.53%) OO
6 277 (11.33%) E-Commerce
7 241 (9.86%) TDD
8 229 (9.37%) Problem-Solving
9 197 (8.06%) Scrum
10 194 (7.93%) OOP
11 182 (7.44%) Responsive Web Design
12 164 (6.71%) Continuous Integration
13 162 (6.63%) Web Design
14 124 (5.07%) SEO
15 122 (4.99%) Mentoring
16 120 (4.91%) Software Engineering
17 98 (4.01%) Unit Testing
18 94 (3.84%) Test Automation
19 93 (3.80%) Microservices
20 91 (3.72%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,979 (80.94%) JavaScript
2 1,014 (41.47%) C#
3 845 (34.56%) PHP
4 643 (26.30%) SQL
5 222 (9.08%) Java
6 164 (6.71%) Python
7 156 (6.38%) TypeScript
8 103 (4.21%) T-SQL
9 95 (3.89%) VB.NET
10 94 (3.84%) ES6
11 52 (2.13%) C++
12 42 (1.72%) Ruby
13 39 (1.60%) C
14 38 (1.55%) PowerShell
15 21 (0.86%) Perl
16 19 (0.78%) VB
17 16 (0.65%) VBA
18 15 (0.61%) PHP 5
19 14 (0.57%) BeanShell
19 14 (0.57%) Go
Qualifications
1 226 (9.24%) Degree
2 97 (3.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (0.65%) DBS Check
4 10 (0.41%) Security Cleared
5 9 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.29%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.12%) HND
9 2 (0.082%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.041%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (1.80%) QA
2 15 (0.61%) GDPR
3 9 (0.37%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.37%) WCAG
4 7 (0.29%) SLA
5 4 (0.16%) WAI
6 3 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.082%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.041%) HL7
8 1 (0.041%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 85 (3.48%) Docker
2 9 (0.37%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.20%) Firmware
3 5 (0.20%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.041%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 46 (1.88%) Kubernetes
2 13 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.33%) Ansible
4 7 (0.29%) Puppet
5 6 (0.25%) cPanel
6 4 (0.16%) Terraform
7 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (0.12%) Plesk
8 2 (0.082%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.041%) Pingdom
9 1 (0.041%) Proxmox
9 1 (0.041%) Salt
Vendors
1 306 (12.52%) Microsoft
2 99 (4.05%) Adobe
3 69 (2.82%) Oracle
4 61 (2.49%) Google
5 45 (1.84%) Zend
6 39 (1.60%) Sitecore
7 19 (0.78%) Twitter
8 18 (0.74%) ServiceNow
8 18 (0.74%) WooCommerce
9 14 (0.57%) Tableau
9 14 (0.57%) Telerik
10 12 (0.49%) IBM
11 11 (0.45%) Apple
11 11 (0.45%) Xamarin
12 9 (0.37%) Atlassian
12 9 (0.37%) Demandware
12 9 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (0.33%) Rackspace
14 7 (0.29%) SAP
15 6 (0.25%) ESRI