Period
to 21 January 2020

The median annual salary for a Web Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 January 2020.

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
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 250 235 181
Rank change year-on-year -15 -54 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Developer 1,644 2,209 3,318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.30% 1.46% 1.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.36% 1.53% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1,439 1,935 3,003
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £66,250 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £38,316 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.40% +2.18% +2.74%

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 120,666 144,636 165,436
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.57% 95.92% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 96,571 115,645 134,488
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £80,000
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 21 January 2020.

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 21 January 2020. 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 -8 1,492 £42,500 - 482
UK excluding London +7 1,280 £40,000 +4.40% 418
South East +16 454 £40,000 - 100
London -71 344 £52,500 -4.55% 94
Midlands -23 203 £40,000 +14.29% 86
North of England -16 182 £37,500 - 94
East of England +49 170 £43,500 +2.35% 55
South West -25 139 £40,000 +6.67% 53
West Midlands -11 128 £40,000 +14.29% 42
North West -19 98 £40,000 +6.67% 52
Scotland +32 81 £37,500 +7.14% 10
East Midlands -24 75 £32,500 -7.14% 44
Yorkshire -2 66 £37,500 +0.69% 26
Wales -13 32 £37,500 +8.70% 12
Northern Ireland +19 19 £50,000 +42.86% 7
North East +16 18 £33,500 -4.29% 16

Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2020, 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 1,493 (90.82%) Web Development
2 1,308 (79.56%) JavaScript
3 1,087 (66.12%) HTML
4 1,075 (65.39%) CSS
5 759 (46.17%) C#
6 716 (43.55%) .NET
7 543 (33.03%) AngularJS
8 506 (30.78%) PHP
9 493 (29.99%) ASP.NET
10 487 (29.62%) jQuery
11 474 (28.83%) SQL
12 462 (28.10%) MVC
13 455 (27.68%) Agile Software Development
14 383 (23.30%) HTML5
15 375 (22.81%) React
16 328 (19.95%) SQL Server
17 323 (19.65%) MySQL
18 318 (19.34%) Git (software)
19 282 (17.15%) User Experience
20 259 (15.75%) CSS3
21 248 (15.09%) Front End Development
22 207 (12.59%) ASP.NET MVC
23 202 (12.29%) Sass
24 195 (11.86%) TypeScript
25 190 (11.56%) Finance
26 184 (11.19%) Web Services
27 178 (10.83%) Node.js
27 178 (10.83%) Microsoft
27 178 (10.83%) Vue.js
28 176 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap

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
1 171 (10.40%) WordPress
2 168 (10.22%) CMS
3 42 (2.55%) Umbraco
4 38 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
4 38 (2.31%) IIS
5 34 (2.07%) Drupal
6 30 (1.82%) EPiServer
7 25 (1.52%) Apache
8 21 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
9 15 (0.91%) nginx
10 14 (0.85%) SharePoint
11 13 (0.79%) Confluence
12 10 (0.61%) Joomla!
13 9 (0.55%) Tomcat
14 6 (0.36%) Jetty
14 6 (0.36%) Kentico
14 6 (0.36%) MODX
15 5 (0.30%) ColdFusion
15 5 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
16 4 (0.24%) Headless CMS
Applications
1 47 (2.86%) Photoshop
2 27 (1.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (0.61%) Sketch
5 8 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
6 7 (0.43%) Adobe XD
7 5 (0.30%) InDesign
8 3 (0.18%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.18%) Figma
8 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
8 3 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 3 (0.18%) S-PLUS
9 2 (0.12%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
10 1 (0.061%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 58 (3.53%) Magento
2 11 (0.67%) Payment Gateway
3 8 (0.49%) Shopify
4 7 (0.43%) OpenCart
5 6 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.18%) Distributed Ledger
7 2 (0.12%) osCommerce
7 2 (0.12%) R3 Corda
8 1 (0.061%) OpenText MBPM
8 1 (0.061%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 168 (10.22%) Azure
2 107 (6.51%) AWS
3 57 (3.47%) npm
4 45 (2.74%) GitHub
5 44 (2.68%) SaaS
6 14 (0.85%) Google Analytics
7 13 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
8 12 (0.73%) Heroku
9 8 (0.49%) Slack
10 6 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.30%) MailChimp
11 5 (0.30%) OpenShift
11 5 (0.30%) Serverless
12 4 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 4 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.24%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
13 3 (0.18%) GCP
13 3 (0.18%) Linode
13 3 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (2.49%) Internet
2 26 (1.58%) HTTP
3 15 (0.91%) Intranet
4 11 (0.67%) SSH
5 8 (0.49%) DNS
6 7 (0.43%) Wireless
7 3 (0.18%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.061%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 328 (19.95%) SQL Server
2 323 (19.65%) MySQL
3 64 (3.89%) NoSQL
4 59 (3.59%) Relational Database
5 49 (2.98%) MongoDB
6 42 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
7 35 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 19 (1.16%) Redis
9 13 (0.79%) MariaDB
10 12 (0.73%) Azure SQL Database
11 11 (0.67%) GIS
11 11 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 11 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (0.55%) InterSystems Cache
13 8 (0.49%) RDBMS
14 6 (0.36%) Geospatial Data
15 5 (0.30%) Neo4j
15 5 (0.30%) SQL Server 2016
16 4 (0.24%) Couchbase
16 4 (0.24%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 318 (19.34%) Git (software)
2 98 (5.96%) Visual Studio
3 76 (4.62%) webpack
4 56 (3.41%) gulp
5 51 (3.10%) JIRA
6 48 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
7 40 (2.43%) Grunt
8 34 (2.07%) Jenkins
9 33 (2.01%) Selenium
10 30 (1.82%) Jasmine
11 29 (1.76%) Subversion
12 28 (1.70%) PHPUnit
13 20 (1.22%) Oracle Forms
14 16 (0.97%) Bitbucket
15 12 (0.73%) Sinon.JS
16 11 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
17 10 (0.61%) Protractor
18 9 (0.55%) git-flow
18 9 (0.55%) NUnit
19 8 (0.49%) TeamCity
General
1 190 (11.56%) Finance
2 107 (6.51%) Marketing
3 80 (4.87%) Retail
4 41 (2.49%) Games
5 36 (2.19%) Banking
6 27 (1.64%) Front Office
7 25 (1.52%) Advertising
8 17 (1.03%) Manufacturing
9 14 (0.85%) Legal
10 11 (0.67%) Law
11 9 (0.55%) Automotive
11 9 (0.55%) Telecoms
12 6 (0.36%) Public Sector
13 4 (0.24%) Back Office
13 4 (0.24%) Electronics
14 3 (0.18%) Local Government
15 2 (0.12%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.12%) Retail Finance
16 1 (0.061%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,087 (66.12%) HTML
2 1,075 (65.39%) CSS
3 716 (43.55%) .NET
4 543 (33.03%) AngularJS
5 493 (29.99%) ASP.NET
6 487 (29.62%) jQuery
7 383 (23.30%) HTML5
8 375 (22.81%) React
9 259 (15.75%) CSS3
10 207 (12.59%) ASP.NET MVC
11 202 (12.29%) Sass
12 184 (11.19%) Web Services
13 178 (10.83%) Node.js
13 178 (10.83%) Vue.js
14 176 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 162 (9.85%) REST
16 157 (9.55%) Laravel
17 136 (8.27%) .NET Framework
18 121 (7.36%) ASP.NET Web API
19 73 (4.44%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 282 (17.15%) User Experience
2 108 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
3 89 (5.41%) Self-Motivation
4 79 (4.81%) Mobile App
5 78 (4.74%) Greenfield Project
6 36 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
7 26 (1.58%) Algorithms
8 23 (1.40%) Equities
9 18 (1.09%) Data Structures
9 18 (1.09%) iPad
10 13 (0.79%) Hedge funds
11 12 (0.73%) NHS
11 12 (0.73%) Social Media
12 11 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
13 8 (0.49%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.43%) e-Learning
14 7 (0.43%) Virtual Team
15 4 (0.24%) Data Centre
15 4 (0.24%) Management Information System
15 4 (0.24%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 109 (6.63%) Linux
2 72 (4.38%) Windows
3 49 (2.98%) Android
4 40 (2.43%) Apple iOS
5 14 (0.85%) Unix
6 10 (0.61%) Windows Server
7 9 (0.55%) Debian
8 3 (0.18%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.061%) CentOS
9 1 (0.061%) ThreadX
9 1 (0.061%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,493 (90.82%) Web Development
2 462 (28.10%) MVC
3 455 (27.68%) Agile Software Development
4 248 (15.09%) Front End Development
5 165 (10.04%) E-Commerce
6 155 (9.43%) Problem-Solving
7 132 (8.03%) Unit Testing
8 121 (7.36%) TDD
9 118 (7.18%) DevOps
9 118 (7.18%) Scrum
10 115 (7.00%) Computer Science
11 111 (6.75%) OO
12 100 (6.08%) Continuous Integration
13 92 (5.60%) SDLC
14 88 (5.35%) OOP
15 87 (5.29%) Web Design
16 79 (4.81%) Fintech
17 75 (4.56%) Analytics
18 71 (4.32%) Microservices
18 71 (4.32%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1,308 (79.56%) JavaScript
2 759 (46.17%) C#
3 506 (30.78%) PHP
4 474 (28.83%) SQL
5 195 (11.86%) TypeScript
6 117 (7.12%) Python
7 90 (5.47%) ES6
8 85 (5.17%) Java
9 82 (4.99%) T-SQL
10 55 (3.35%) VB.NET
11 32 (1.95%) Ruby
12 25 (1.52%) C++
13 19 (1.16%) C
14 17 (1.03%) Bash Shell
15 16 (0.97%) ES7
16 15 (0.91%) VBScript
17 13 (0.79%) Perl
17 13 (0.79%) PL/SQL
18 10 (0.61%) Go
19 9 (0.55%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 136 (8.27%) Degree
2 46 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (0.36%) SC Cleared
3 6 (0.36%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.24%) CIW
5 4 (0.24%) MCSD
5 4 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.12%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.12%) MCPD
7 1 (0.061%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.061%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (3.41%) QA
2 3 (0.18%) WCAG
3 2 (0.12%) GDPR
3 2 (0.12%) SLA
System Software
1 70 (4.26%) Docker
2 7 (0.43%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.061%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (1.34%) Kubernetes
2 12 (0.73%) Puppet
2 12 (0.73%) SCCM
3 7 (0.43%) Ansible
4 6 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.061%) cPanel
5 1 (0.061%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.061%) OpenNebula
5 1 (0.061%) Terraform
Vendors
1 178 (10.83%) Microsoft
2 49 (2.98%) Adobe
3 42 (2.55%) Oracle
4 34 (2.07%) Google
5 27 (1.64%) Sitecore
6 26 (1.58%) Zend
7 21 (1.28%) Xamarin
8 9 (0.55%) Twitter
8 9 (0.55%) WooCommerce
9 5 (0.30%) Apple
9 5 (0.30%) Atlassian
9 5 (0.30%) IBM
10 4 (0.24%) Facebook
10 4 (0.24%) SAP
11 3 (0.18%) RedGate
11 3 (0.18%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.12%) DevExpress
12 2 (0.12%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.12%) Sage
12 2 (0.12%) Zoho