Period
to 26 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Web Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 222 175 143
Rank change year-on-year -47 -32 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Developer 2,556 3,583 4,566
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.53% 2.02% 2.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 2.10% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2,273 3,239 4,248
UK median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +1.30% +2.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £58,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +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 160,740 170,518 186,152
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.02% 95.98% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 129,501 136,544 156,426
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
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% - +6.25%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 -48 2,404 £40,000 - 675
UK excluding London -52 1,837 £37,500 - 556
London -22 665 £55,000 +22.22% 146
South East -36 643 £40,000 - 121
North of England -50 349 £37,500 +7.14% 131
Midlands -47 300 £35,000 - 128
South West -15 240 £35,000 - 88
North West -39 205 £40,000 +6.67% 68
East of England -47 196 £40,000 +6.67% 61
West Midlands -57 184 £35,000 +2.19% 57
Yorkshire -7 129 £37,242 +6.40% 49
East Midlands -20 116 £35,000 -6.67% 71
Scotland -33 82 £40,000 +14.29% 15
Wales +9 24 £40,000 +33.33% 11
North East -34 15 £35,000 +2.94% 14
Northern Ireland -5 3 £30,000 +33.33%
Isle of Man +5 1 £37,500 -40.00%

Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 2,409 (94.25%) Web Development
2 2,054 (80.36%) JavaScript
3 1,942 (75.98%) HTML
4 1,911 (74.77%) CSS
5 1,082 (42.33%) .NET
6 1,054 (41.24%) C#
7 892 (34.90%) AngularJS
8 877 (34.31%) PHP
9 857 (33.53%) MVC
10 849 (33.22%) jQuery
11 776 (30.36%) HTML5
12 728 (28.48%) Agile Software Development
13 697 (27.27%) SQL
14 693 (27.11%) ASP.NET
15 660 (25.82%) SQL Server
16 560 (21.91%) MySQL
17 552 (21.60%) CSS3
18 529 (20.70%) Git (software)
19 423 (16.55%) User Experience
20 406 (15.88%) Front End Development
21 379 (14.83%) React
22 368 (14.40%) ASP.NET MVC
23 342 (13.38%) CMS
24 333 (13.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
25 330 (12.91%) Finance
26 321 (12.56%) Sass
27 307 (12.01%) Node.js
28 299 (11.70%) Microsoft
29 286 (11.19%) Web Services
30 279 (10.92%) 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
1 342 (13.38%) CMS
2 264 (10.33%) WordPress
3 115 (4.50%) Drupal
4 114 (4.46%) Umbraco
5 94 (3.68%) Apache
6 54 (2.11%) IIS
7 40 (1.56%) Elasticsearch
8 37 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
9 32 (1.25%) Confluence
9 32 (1.25%) Joomla!
10 28 (1.10%) SharePoint
11 24 (0.94%) nginx
12 18 (0.70%) Kentico
13 14 (0.55%) Tomcat
14 13 (0.51%) EPiServer
14 13 (0.51%) ExpressionEngine
15 12 (0.47%) Moodle
16 9 (0.35%) Apache Spark
16 9 (0.35%) GlassFish
16 9 (0.35%) JBoss
Applications
1 110 (4.30%) Photoshop
2 53 (2.07%) Adobe Illustrator
3 21 (0.82%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (0.27%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (0.23%) Fireworks
6 5 (0.20%) InDesign
6 5 (0.20%) InVision
7 4 (0.16%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.16%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.12%) GIMP
9 2 (0.078%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.039%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.039%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 90 (3.52%) Magento
2 19 (0.74%) Shopify
3 12 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
4 11 (0.43%) WebTrends
5 8 (0.31%) NetSuite
6 6 (0.23%) SDL Web 8
7 1 (0.039%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.039%) OpenText MBPM
7 1 (0.039%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.039%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 224 (8.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 165 (6.46%) Amazon AWS
3 85 (3.33%) SaaS
4 56 (2.19%) GitHub
5 41 (1.60%) npm
6 36 (1.41%) Google Analytics
6 36 (1.41%) Serverless
7 32 (1.25%) AWS Lambda
8 22 (0.86%) Google Cloud Platform
9 14 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (0.47%) Amazon S3
11 11 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 11 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
11 11 (0.43%) Heroku
12 10 (0.39%) MailChimp
13 9 (0.35%) PaaS
14 8 (0.31%) CloudFront
14 8 (0.31%) Office 365
15 6 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 6 (0.23%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 58 (2.27%) Internet
2 36 (1.41%) HTTP
3 35 (1.37%) Intranet
4 26 (1.02%) SMS
5 21 (0.82%) SSL
6 17 (0.67%) Skype
7 14 (0.55%) DNS
8 11 (0.43%) Extranet
9 5 (0.20%) Network Security
9 5 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.16%) Firewall
10 4 (0.16%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.12%) Unified Communications
12 2 (0.078%) Broadband
12 2 (0.078%) MQTT
13 1 (0.039%) AMQP
13 1 (0.039%) DAB
13 1 (0.039%) DHCP
13 1 (0.039%) Reverse Proxy
13 1 (0.039%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 660 (25.82%) SQL Server
2 560 (21.91%) MySQL
3 77 (3.01%) Relational Database
4 67 (2.62%) NoSQL
5 64 (2.50%) MongoDB
6 58 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 45 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 35 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 33 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
10 29 (1.13%) Big Data
11 25 (0.98%) SQL Server 2016
12 24 (0.94%) Redis
13 23 (0.90%) Hadoop
13 23 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
14 21 (0.82%) MariaDB
15 16 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
16 13 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
17 12 (0.47%) GIS
17 12 (0.47%) RDBMS
18 11 (0.43%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 529 (20.70%) Git (software)
2 209 (8.18%) Visual Studio
3 139 (5.44%) gulp
4 114 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 96 (3.76%) Grunt
6 85 (3.33%) Subversion
7 80 (3.13%) JIRA
8 79 (3.09%) webpack
9 55 (2.15%) PHPUnit
10 52 (2.03%) Jasmine
11 44 (1.72%) Visual Studio Team System
12 40 (1.56%) Selenium
13 37 (1.45%) TeamCity
14 32 (1.25%) Bitbucket
14 32 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
15 31 (1.21%) Jenkins
15 31 (1.21%) JUnit
16 27 (1.06%) Eclipse
17 25 (0.98%) Karma Test Runner
17 25 (0.98%) Maven
General
1 330 (12.91%) Finance
2 204 (7.98%) Marketing
3 144 (5.63%) Retail
4 53 (2.07%) Banking
5 46 (1.80%) Games
6 32 (1.25%) Manufacturing
7 19 (0.74%) Publishing
8 18 (0.70%) Electronics
9 17 (0.67%) Financial Institution
10 15 (0.59%) Automotive
10 15 (0.59%) Law
11 11 (0.43%) Legal
12 10 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (0.35%) Advertising
13 9 (0.35%) Multimedia
14 8 (0.31%) Telecoms
15 7 (0.27%) Military
16 6 (0.23%) Back Office
16 6 (0.23%) Hindi Language
16 6 (0.23%) Urdu Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,942 (75.98%) HTML
2 1,911 (74.77%) CSS
3 1,082 (42.33%) .NET
4 892 (34.90%) AngularJS
5 849 (33.22%) jQuery
6 776 (30.36%) HTML5
7 693 (27.11%) ASP.NET
8 552 (21.60%) CSS3
9 379 (14.83%) React
10 368 (14.40%) ASP.NET MVC
11 333 (13.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 321 (12.56%) Sass
13 307 (12.01%) Node.js
14 286 (11.19%) Web Services
15 256 (10.02%) Ajax
16 230 (9.00%) .NET Framework
17 226 (8.84%) ASP.NET Web API
18 220 (8.61%) Laravel
19 196 (7.67%) REST
20 171 (6.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 423 (16.55%) User Experience
2 222 (8.69%) Greenfield Project
3 209 (8.18%) Computer Science
4 150 (5.87%) Mobile App
5 100 (3.91%) Fintech
6 97 (3.79%) Self-Motivation
7 78 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
8 42 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
9 41 (1.60%) Graphic Design
10 35 (1.37%) Social Media
11 29 (1.13%) Management Information System
12 25 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
13 24 (0.94%) Algorithms
14 22 (0.86%) Virtual Team
15 20 (0.78%) W3C
16 19 (0.74%) VLE
17 14 (0.55%) Life Science
17 14 (0.55%) Robotics
17 14 (0.55%) Tandem
18 13 (0.51%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 212 (8.29%) Linux
2 86 (3.36%) Windows
3 60 (2.35%) Android
4 57 (2.23%) Apple iOS
5 45 (1.76%) Unix
6 7 (0.27%) Ubuntu
7 5 (0.20%) Mac OS
7 5 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.20%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.16%) Amazon Linux
8 4 (0.16%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.12%) Debian
9 3 (0.12%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.12%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.078%) CentOS
10 2 (0.078%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,409 (94.25%) Web Development
2 857 (33.53%) MVC
3 728 (28.48%) Agile Software Development
4 406 (15.88%) Front End Development
5 279 (10.92%) OO
6 278 (10.88%) E-Commerce
7 226 (8.84%) Problem-Solving
7 226 (8.84%) TDD
8 204 (7.98%) Responsive Web Design
9 199 (7.79%) Scrum
10 186 (7.28%) OOP
11 175 (6.85%) Web Design
12 166 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
13 144 (5.63%) Software Engineering
14 140 (5.48%) SEO
15 118 (4.62%) Mentoring
15 118 (4.62%) Unit Testing
16 103 (4.03%) Open Source
17 101 (3.95%) Microservices
18 99 (3.87%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2,054 (80.36%) JavaScript
2 1,054 (41.24%) C#
3 877 (34.31%) PHP
4 697 (27.27%) SQL
5 246 (9.62%) Java
6 150 (5.87%) Python
7 140 (5.48%) TypeScript
8 95 (3.72%) ES6
9 85 (3.33%) T-SQL
9 85 (3.33%) VB.NET
10 55 (2.15%) C++
11 43 (1.68%) PowerShell
12 40 (1.56%) Ruby
13 35 (1.37%) C
14 26 (1.02%) Perl
15 18 (0.70%) ES8
15 18 (0.70%) VB
16 17 (0.67%) Go
17 14 (0.55%) BeanShell
18 13 (0.51%) XPath
Qualifications
1 272 (10.64%) Degree
2 127 (4.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 19 (0.74%) DBS Check
4 14 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (0.43%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.20%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.078%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.078%) HND
9 1 (0.039%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.039%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.039%) MCP
9 1 (0.039%) MCSD
9 1 (0.039%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (1.80%) QA
2 16 (0.63%) GDPR
3 9 (0.35%) WCAG
4 8 (0.31%) SLA
5 4 (0.16%) WAI
6 3 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.12%) HL7
7 2 (0.078%) ISO 14001
7 2 (0.078%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.078%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.078%) PMO
8 1 (0.039%) Data Quality
System Software
1 82 (3.21%) Docker
2 13 (0.51%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.16%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.039%) Firmware
4 1 (0.039%) Squid
Systems Management
1 40 (1.56%) Kubernetes
2 11 (0.43%) Ansible
3 10 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.31%) cPanel
4 8 (0.31%) Puppet
5 5 (0.20%) Terraform
6 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (0.12%) Plesk
7 2 (0.078%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.039%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.039%) Proxmox
8 1 (0.039%) Salt
8 1 (0.039%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 299 (11.70%) Microsoft
2 93 (3.64%) Google
3 81 (3.17%) Adobe
4 57 (2.23%) Oracle
5 56 (2.19%) Zend
6 40 (1.56%) Sitecore
7 29 (1.13%) Twitter
8 23 (0.90%) WooCommerce
9 18 (0.70%) ServiceNow
10 15 (0.59%) Xamarin
11 14 (0.55%) Apple
11 14 (0.55%) Facebook
11 14 (0.55%) Tableau
11 14 (0.55%) Telerik
12 11 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (0.35%) Atlassian
14 7 (0.27%) IBM
14 7 (0.27%) SAP
15 6 (0.23%) hybris
15 6 (0.23%) Perforce