Period
to 1 October 2020

The median annual salary for a Web Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 265 268 233
Rank change year-on-year +3 -35 -52
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Developer 566 1,717 2,534
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.18% 1.22% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 1.28% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 632 1,622 2,425
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,775 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 45,536 134,268 158,912
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 95.73% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 37,341 106,950 128,076
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 1 October 2020.

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 1 October 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 -1 514 £45,000 +5.88% 207
UK excluding London +23 424 £42,500 +6.25% 176
Work from Home +53 123 £45,000 - 46
North of England +104 112 £45,000 +20.00% 52
London +57 111 £57,500 +9.52% 42
Midlands +58 109 £43,500 +8.75% 38
South East -27 81 £40,000 - 29
North West +65 68 £45,000 +20.00% 30
East Midlands +71 61 £45,000 +12.50% 23
South West +58 48 £39,000 -8.24% 30
West Midlands +31 48 £42,500 +6.25% 15
East of England +37 40 £45,000 - 15
Yorkshire +119 37 £40,000 - 14
Scotland +46 21 £45,000 +15.38% 10
North East +26 7 £47,750 +9.77% 8
Northern Ireland +25 7 £31,500 -6.67%
Wales +26 6 £32,500 - 3

Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 520 (91.87%) Web Development
2 422 (74.56%) JavaScript
3 387 (68.37%) HTML
4 375 (66.25%) CSS
5 240 (42.40%) .NET
6 236 (41.70%) C#
7 195 (34.45%) MVC
8 180 (31.80%) PHP
9 175 (30.92%) Git (software)
9 175 (30.92%) AngularJS
10 168 (29.68%) ASP.NET
11 157 (27.74%) jQuery
12 152 (26.86%) Agile Software Development
13 143 (25.27%) HTML5
14 136 (24.03%) SQL
15 127 (22.44%) SQL Server
16 122 (21.55%) React
17 104 (18.37%) MySQL
18 93 (16.43%) Microsoft
19 92 (16.25%) ASP.NET Web API
20 87 (15.37%) Azure
21 83 (14.66%) CSS3
22 81 (14.31%) DevOps
23 79 (13.96%) Node.js
24 72 (12.72%) ASP.NET MVC
24 72 (12.72%) RESTful
25 67 (11.84%) Vue.js
26 66 (11.66%) WordPress
27 65 (11.48%) E-Commerce
28 64 (11.31%) 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 66 (11.66%) WordPress
2 64 (11.31%) CMS
3 28 (4.95%) Elasticsearch
4 17 (3.00%) Apache
4 17 (3.00%) Umbraco
5 13 (2.30%) EPiServer
5 13 (2.30%) Moodle
6 12 (2.12%) nginx
7 9 (1.59%) IIS
8 7 (1.24%) Jadu
9 6 (1.06%) Gunicorn
10 5 (0.88%) Confluence
10 5 (0.88%) Drupal
10 5 (0.88%) Liferay
11 3 (0.53%) Kentico
11 3 (0.53%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.35%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.35%) Joomla!
12 2 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
13 1 (0.18%) Perch
Applications
1 11 (1.94%) Photoshop
2 5 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.71%) Adobe XD
4 2 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.35%) Figma
4 2 (0.35%) Sketch
5 1 (0.18%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.18%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.18%) FileZilla
Business Applications
1 22 (3.89%) Magento
2 14 (2.47%) Shopify
3 4 (0.71%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.35%) OpenCart
5 1 (0.18%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.18%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 87 (15.37%) Azure
2 38 (6.71%) AWS
3 20 (3.53%) GitHub
3 20 (3.53%) npm
4 12 (2.12%) GCP
5 11 (1.94%) SaaS
5 11 (1.94%) Serverless
6 6 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.88%) Yarn
8 3 (0.53%) Office 365
9 2 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.35%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 2 (0.35%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.35%) NuGet
9 2 (0.35%) Power Platform
9 2 (0.35%) Veeva
10 1 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.18%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (1.77%) Internet
2 5 (0.88%) DNS
2 5 (0.88%) Intranet
3 3 (0.53%) SSH
4 2 (0.35%) HTTP
4 2 (0.35%) Skype
5 1 (0.18%) FTP
5 1 (0.18%) PPP
5 1 (0.18%) SMS
5 1 (0.18%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (22.44%) SQL Server
2 104 (18.37%) MySQL
3 36 (6.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (5.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 31 (5.48%) MongoDB
6 20 (3.53%) Relational Database
7 17 (3.00%) NoSQL
8 12 (2.12%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (1.41%) Redis
10 6 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (0.53%) phpMyAdmin
12 2 (0.35%) Power BI
12 2 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.18%) Big Data
13 1 (0.18%) BigQuery
13 1 (0.18%) MariaDB
13 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 175 (30.92%) Git (software)
2 45 (7.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (3.53%) Subversion
4 19 (3.36%) webpack
5 17 (3.00%) TeamCity
6 15 (2.65%) Jenkins
6 15 (2.65%) JIRA
7 14 (2.47%) gulp
7 14 (2.47%) Visual Studio
8 13 (2.30%) Grunt
9 12 (2.12%) Cypress.io
10 11 (1.94%) Jasmine
10 11 (1.94%) Oracle Forms
10 11 (1.94%) Selenium
11 10 (1.77%) Protractor
12 8 (1.41%) Visual Studio Code
13 7 (1.24%) Bitbucket
14 6 (1.06%) Cucumber
14 6 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
15 5 (0.88%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 61 (10.78%) Finance
2 46 (8.13%) Marketing
3 39 (6.89%) Retail
4 17 (3.00%) Public Sector
5 15 (2.65%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.30%) Electronics
6 13 (2.30%) Games
7 11 (1.94%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.77%) Law
9 8 (1.41%) Publishing
10 7 (1.24%) Advertising
11 5 (0.88%) Banking
12 4 (0.71%) Back Office
13 2 (0.35%) Billing
13 2 (0.35%) Legal
14 1 (0.18%) Automotive
14 1 (0.18%) Digital Economy
14 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 387 (68.37%) HTML
2 375 (66.25%) CSS
3 240 (42.40%) .NET
4 175 (30.92%) AngularJS
5 168 (29.68%) ASP.NET
6 157 (27.74%) jQuery
7 143 (25.27%) HTML5
8 122 (21.55%) React
9 92 (16.25%) ASP.NET Web API
10 83 (14.66%) CSS3
11 79 (13.96%) Node.js
12 72 (12.72%) ASP.NET MVC
12 72 (12.72%) RESTful
13 67 (11.84%) Vue.js
14 64 (11.31%) Laravel
15 59 (10.42%) .NET Framework
16 58 (10.25%) .NET Core
17 49 (8.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 49 (8.66%) Web Services
18 45 (7.95%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 63 (11.13%) User Experience
2 57 (10.07%) Mobile App
3 36 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (6.01%) Greenfield Project
5 29 (5.12%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (2.30%) e-Learning
8 7 (1.24%) Xbox
9 6 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
10 5 (0.88%) Hedge funds
11 4 (0.71%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.53%) EPoS
12 3 (0.53%) Life Science
12 3 (0.53%) Social Media
13 1 (0.18%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.18%) Cloud Native
13 1 (0.18%) Cybercrime
13 1 (0.18%) Graphic Design
13 1 (0.18%) Podcast
13 1 (0.18%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 43 (7.60%) Linux
2 9 (1.59%) Android
3 8 (1.41%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.24%) Windows
5 3 (0.53%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.35%) CentOS
6 2 (0.35%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 520 (91.87%) Web Development
2 195 (34.45%) MVC
3 152 (26.86%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (14.31%) DevOps
5 65 (11.48%) E-Commerce
6 64 (11.31%) Front End Development
7 61 (10.78%) Problem-Solving
8 52 (9.19%) Microservices
9 48 (8.48%) OOP
10 47 (8.30%) Continuous Integration
11 45 (7.95%) TDD
12 44 (7.77%) Scrum
13 40 (7.07%) OO
13 40 (7.07%) Unit Testing
14 32 (5.65%) SDLC
15 29 (5.12%) Test Automation
16 26 (4.59%) Fintech
17 23 (4.06%) Computer Science
17 23 (4.06%) Mentoring
17 23 (4.06%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 422 (74.56%) JavaScript
2 236 (41.70%) C#
3 180 (31.80%) PHP
4 136 (24.03%) SQL
5 64 (11.31%) TypeScript
6 58 (10.25%) T-SQL
7 48 (8.48%) Python
8 40 (7.07%) Java
9 29 (5.12%) PL/SQL
10 27 (4.77%) ES6
11 15 (2.65%) C++
12 10 (1.77%) VB.NET
13 8 (1.41%) Objective-C
14 7 (1.24%) Ruby
15 6 (1.06%) Apple Swift
15 6 (1.06%) ES7
15 6 (1.06%) R
16 5 (0.88%) Apex Code
17 3 (0.53%) Go
17 3 (0.53%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 28 (4.95%) Degree
2 8 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.06%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.06%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.35%) DBS Check
4 2 (0.35%) Numerate Degree
4 2 (0.35%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.47%) QA
2 2 (0.35%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.18%) GDPR
System Software
1 43 (7.60%) Docker
2 1 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 38 (6.71%) Kubernetes
2 16 (2.83%) cPanel
3 3 (0.53%) Plesk
4 1 (0.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 93 (16.43%) Microsoft
2 42 (7.42%) Oracle
3 15 (2.65%) Adobe
4 11 (1.94%) Zend
5 10 (1.77%) Intel
5 10 (1.77%) SAP
5 10 (1.77%) WooCommerce
6 9 (1.59%) Xamarin
7 7 (1.24%) Google
7 7 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.88%) IBM
8 5 (0.88%) Sun
9 3 (0.53%) Splunk
9 3 (0.53%) Telerik
10 2 (0.35%) SendGrid
10 2 (0.35%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.18%) DevExpress
11 1 (0.18%) HubSpot
11 1 (0.18%) jBASE
11 1 (0.18%) Tableau