Period
to 22 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Web Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

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 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 237 183 158
Rank change year-on-year -54 -25 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Developer 2,227 3,340 3,815
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.47% 1.93% 2.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 2.00% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,952 3,020 3,528
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +2.67% +2.74% +1.39%

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 145,617 166,862 168,522
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 96.20% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 116,393 135,777 140,246
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 22 January 2019.

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 2019. 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 -60 2,047 £42,500 +6.25% 689
UK excluding London -49 1,599 £38,500 +2.67% 566
London -31 567 £55,000 +15.79% 160
South East -50 493 £40,000 - 130
Midlands -27 299 £35,000 +2.94% 129
North of England -68 284 £37,500 +4.17% 158
South West 0 209 £37,500 +7.14% 72
East of England -43 191 £42,500 +13.33% 42
West Midlands -49 171 £35,000 +0.72% 71
North West -34 168 £37,500 -2.60% 86
East Midlands +23 128 £35,000 +7.69% 58
Yorkshire -38 108 £37,242 +6.40% 62
Scotland -22 70 £35,000 - 16
Wales +34 44 £34,500 +15.00% 18
Northern Ireland -3 9 £35,000 -22.22% 3
North East -38 8 £35,000 -6.67% 10
Channel Islands - 4 £45,000 -

Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 2,100 (94.30%) Web Development
2 1,792 (80.47%) JavaScript
3 1,722 (77.32%) HTML
4 1,674 (75.17%) CSS
5 917 (41.18%) .NET
6 901 (40.46%) C#
7 748 (33.59%) PHP
8 708 (31.79%) MVC
9 678 (30.44%) AngularJS
10 673 (30.22%) jQuery
11 671 (30.13%) ASP.NET
12 658 (29.55%) HTML5
13 636 (28.56%) Agile Software Development
14 620 (27.84%) SQL
15 598 (26.85%) SQL Server
16 502 (22.54%) Git (software)
17 484 (21.73%) MySQL
18 451 (20.25%) CSS3
19 383 (17.20%) React
20 344 (15.45%) Front End Development
21 342 (15.36%) User Experience
22 341 (15.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 326 (14.64%) Sass
24 321 (14.41%) CMS
25 311 (13.96%) Web Services
26 298 (13.38%) Node.js
27 296 (13.29%) Microsoft
28 292 (13.11%) ASP.NET MVC
29 267 (11.99%) Finance
30 251 (11.27%) E-Commerce

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
1 321 (14.41%) CMS
2 205 (9.21%) WordPress
3 85 (3.82%) Drupal
3 85 (3.82%) Umbraco
4 81 (3.64%) Apache
5 68 (3.05%) IIS
6 37 (1.66%) SharePoint
7 34 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
8 32 (1.44%) nginx
9 28 (1.26%) Confluence
9 28 (1.26%) Sitecore CMS
10 19 (0.85%) Kentico
11 18 (0.81%) Joomla!
12 16 (0.72%) Tomcat
13 13 (0.58%) Apache Spark
14 12 (0.54%) GlassFish
15 10 (0.45%) EPiServer
15 10 (0.45%) OpenStack
16 9 (0.40%) WebSphere
17 8 (0.36%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 85 (3.82%) Photoshop
2 36 (1.62%) Microsoft Office
3 33 (1.48%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 32 (1.44%) Adobe Illustrator
5 13 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
6 9 (0.40%) AutoCAD
7 7 (0.31%) InVision
8 4 (0.18%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.18%) GIMP
9 3 (0.13%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.045%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.045%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.045%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 76 (3.41%) Magento
2 22 (0.99%) Shopify
3 17 (0.76%) Payment Gateway
4 6 (0.27%) osCommerce
5 3 (0.13%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.045%) Actimize
6 1 (0.045%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.045%) RiskWrite
6 1 (0.045%) ScheduALL
6 1 (0.045%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.045%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 241 (10.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 166 (7.45%) Amazon AWS
3 66 (2.96%) GitHub
4 56 (2.51%) SaaS
5 38 (1.71%) npm
6 19 (0.85%) Serverless
7 18 (0.81%) PaaS
8 17 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
9 16 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
10 14 (0.63%) Google Analytics
11 11 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 11 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
12 10 (0.45%) Yarn
13 7 (0.31%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 7 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
14 6 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
14 6 (0.27%) Heroku
15 5 (0.22%) Amazon S3
16 4 (0.18%) Office 365
17 3 (0.13%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 46 (2.07%) Internet
2 27 (1.21%) Intranet
3 21 (0.94%) HTTP
4 17 (0.76%) Network Security
4 17 (0.76%) SSL
5 15 (0.67%) DNS
6 8 (0.36%) Skype
7 7 (0.31%) MQTT
7 7 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (0.22%) Firewall
9 4 (0.18%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.18%) SMS
10 3 (0.13%) SSH
11 2 (0.090%) Extranet
11 2 (0.090%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.090%) VoIP
12 1 (0.045%) AMQP
12 1 (0.045%) Asterisk PBX
12 1 (0.045%) FTP
12 1 (0.045%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 598 (26.85%) SQL Server
2 484 (21.73%) MySQL
3 90 (4.04%) NoSQL
4 82 (3.68%) PostgreSQL
5 75 (3.37%) MongoDB
6 69 (3.10%) Relational Database
7 39 (1.75%) MariaDB
8 35 (1.57%) Redis
9 34 (1.53%) Big Data
10 28 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 25 (1.12%) SQL Server 2016
12 21 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 19 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
13 19 (0.85%) Hadoop
14 16 (0.72%) GIS
15 14 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
16 13 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
16 13 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
17 10 (0.45%) Blockchain
18 9 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 502 (22.54%) Git (software)
2 190 (8.53%) Visual Studio
3 118 (5.30%) webpack
4 113 (5.07%) gulp
5 100 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
6 87 (3.91%) Grunt
7 80 (3.59%) JIRA
8 64 (2.87%) Subversion
9 48 (2.16%) Selenium
10 46 (2.07%) Babel
11 45 (2.02%) PHPUnit
12 43 (1.93%) Jasmine
13 37 (1.66%) Jenkins
14 30 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
15 28 (1.26%) Visual Studio Team System
16 22 (0.99%) Bitbucket
16 22 (0.99%) Maven
17 21 (0.94%) TeamCity
18 18 (0.81%) Mocha
19 17 (0.76%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 267 (11.99%) Finance
2 148 (6.65%) Marketing
3 121 (5.43%) Retail
4 67 (3.01%) Banking
5 35 (1.57%) Manufacturing
6 30 (1.35%) Games
7 20 (0.90%) Legal
7 20 (0.90%) Publishing
8 18 (0.81%) Law
9 17 (0.76%) Advertising
10 11 (0.49%) Investment Banking
11 10 (0.45%) Back Office
12 9 (0.40%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (0.36%) Multimedia
14 7 (0.31%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.27%) Automotive
15 6 (0.27%) Electronics
16 4 (0.18%) Billing
16 4 (0.18%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,722 (77.32%) HTML
2 1,674 (75.17%) CSS
3 917 (41.18%) .NET
4 678 (30.44%) AngularJS
5 673 (30.22%) jQuery
6 671 (30.13%) ASP.NET
7 658 (29.55%) HTML5
8 451 (20.25%) CSS3
9 383 (17.20%) React
10 341 (15.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 326 (14.64%) Sass
12 311 (13.96%) Web Services
13 298 (13.38%) Node.js
14 292 (13.11%) ASP.NET MVC
15 224 (10.06%) Laravel
16 217 (9.74%) XML
17 214 (9.61%) Ajax
18 209 (9.38%) Vue.js
19 204 (9.16%) REST
20 202 (9.07%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 342 (15.36%) User Experience
2 149 (6.69%) Greenfield Project
3 126 (5.66%) Self-Motivation
4 109 (4.89%) Mobile App
5 93 (4.18%) Analytical Skills
6 64 (2.87%) Fintech
7 39 (1.75%) Graphic Design
8 31 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
8 31 (1.39%) Social Media
9 27 (1.21%) Algorithms
10 17 (0.76%) Animation
11 15 (0.67%) Management Information System
12 14 (0.63%) NHS
13 13 (0.58%) Data Structures
13 13 (0.58%) VLE
14 12 (0.54%) W3C
15 11 (0.49%) Data Protection Act
15 11 (0.49%) FMCG
15 11 (0.49%) Virtual Team
16 10 (0.45%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 169 (7.59%) Linux
2 118 (5.30%) Windows
3 45 (2.02%) Android
4 41 (1.84%) Apple iOS
5 34 (1.53%) Unix
6 16 (0.72%) Windows Server
7 12 (0.54%) Mac OS
8 6 (0.27%) Mac OS X
8 6 (0.27%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.22%) Amazon Linux
9 5 (0.22%) CentOS
10 3 (0.13%) Debian
10 3 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.13%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.090%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,100 (94.30%) Web Development
2 708 (31.79%) MVC
3 636 (28.56%) Agile Software Development
4 344 (15.45%) Front End Development
5 251 (11.27%) E-Commerce
6 201 (9.03%) OO
7 188 (8.44%) Problem-Solving
8 179 (8.04%) TDD
9 178 (7.99%) Computer Science
10 158 (7.09%) Scrum
11 155 (6.96%) OOP
12 141 (6.33%) Responsive Web Design
13 139 (6.24%) Continuous Integration
14 138 (6.20%) Web Design
15 124 (5.57%) Software Engineering
16 106 (4.76%) SEO
17 101 (4.54%) Mentoring
18 97 (4.36%) Test Automation
19 95 (4.27%) SDLC
20 91 (4.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1,792 (80.47%) JavaScript
2 901 (40.46%) C#
3 748 (33.59%) PHP
4 620 (27.84%) SQL
5 172 (7.72%) Python
6 169 (7.59%) Java
7 144 (6.47%) TypeScript
8 103 (4.63%) T-SQL
9 81 (3.64%) VB.NET
10 67 (3.01%) ES6
11 48 (2.16%) Ruby
12 45 (2.02%) C
13 35 (1.57%) C++
14 31 (1.39%) PowerShell
15 17 (0.76%) VBA
16 15 (0.67%) Apple Swift
16 15 (0.67%) VB
16 15 (0.67%) VBScript
17 13 (0.58%) Perl
18 11 (0.49%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 227 (10.19%) Degree
2 114 (5.12%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (0.63%) Security Cleared
4 9 (0.40%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.22%) DBS Check
6 4 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (0.13%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.090%) HND
9 1 (0.045%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (2.29%) QA
2 14 (0.63%) GDPR
3 9 (0.40%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.22%) WCAG
5 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.13%) WAI
6 2 (0.090%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.045%) HL7
7 1 (0.045%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 101 (4.54%) Docker
2 10 (0.45%) Firmware
3 5 (0.22%) Varnish
4 4 (0.18%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.045%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.045%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 57 (2.56%) Kubernetes
2 14 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.27%) Ansible
4 5 (0.22%) Puppet
5 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.090%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.090%) Terraform
7 1 (0.045%) cPanel
7 1 (0.045%) Pingdom
7 1 (0.045%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 296 (13.29%) Microsoft
2 83 (3.73%) Adobe
3 67 (3.01%) Oracle
4 43 (1.93%) Zend
5 35 (1.57%) Google
6 33 (1.48%) Sitecore
7 17 (0.76%) WooCommerce
8 14 (0.63%) IBM
9 12 (0.54%) Twitter
10 11 (0.49%) LANSA
10 11 (0.49%) Telerik
11 10 (0.45%) Rackspace
11 10 (0.45%) ServiceNow
12 9 (0.40%) Demandware
13 7 (0.31%) SAP
13 7 (0.31%) Splunk
14 6 (0.27%) ESRI
14 6 (0.27%) Mapbox
14 6 (0.27%) Tableau
14 6 (0.27%) Xamarin