Web Developer
UK

The median Web Developer salary in the UK is £42,500 per year according to job vacancies posted during the 6 months to 29 May 2024.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
29 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 522 572 525
Rank change year-on-year +50 -47 -208
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Developer 426 437 1,071
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.41% 0.45% 0.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.49% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 365 349 549
10th Percentile £29,000 £33,621 £28,750
25th Percentile £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £50,000 £45,185
Median % change year-on-year -15.00% +10.66% +12.96%
75th Percentile £55,000 £63,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97,915 88,821 160,028
% of permanent jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 91.42% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 69,754 56,171 84,699
10th Percentile £28,500 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £38,500 £45,000 £42,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £70,000 £80,000 £78,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £100,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £53,500 £50,173
% change year-on-year -6.54% +6.63% +5.63%

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 29 May 2024.

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 29 May 2024. 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
Jobs
England +46 378 £42,500 -15.00% 104
UK excluding London +38 373 £42,500 -5.56% 97
Work from Home -3 158 £45,000 -14.29% 39
North of England +64 93 £40,000 -11.11% 24
Midlands +50 88 £42,500 -9.57% 19
South West +16 54 £38,750 -3.13% 6
West Midlands +45 53 £42,500 -20.93% 10
East of England +8 53 £40,000 - 13
South East -78 52 £42,500 -5.56% 21
North West +25 47 £45,000 - 11
Yorkshire +100 39 £37,500 -31.82% 11
London +21 38 £60,000 -8.40% 19
East Midlands -5 35 £42,500 +22.00% 9
Wales +21 18 £52,500 +37.72% 5
Northern Ireland +28 8 £45,000 - 3
Scotland -72 8 - - 6
North East -17 7 £35,000 -17.65% 2

Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities

For the 6 months to 29 May 2024, Web Developer job roles required the following skills and capabilities 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.

1 382 (89.67%) Web Development
2 272 (63.85%) JavaScript
3 228 (53.52%) HTML
4 227 (53.29%) CSS
5 174 (40.85%) PHP
6 130 (30.52%) .NET
7 103 (24.18%) MySQL
8 93 (21.83%) C#
9 91 (21.36%) Full Stack Development
10 86 (20.19%) Git
11 85 (19.95%) Problem-Solving
12 84 (19.72%) Marketing
13 81 (19.01%) Social Skills
14 80 (18.78%) Laravel
15 75 (17.61%) SQL
16 74 (17.37%) CMS
17 72 (16.90%) jQuery
18 71 (16.67%) WordPress
18 71 (16.67%) Vue
19 69 (16.20%) AngularJS
19 69 (16.20%) React
19 69 (16.20%) MVC
20 66 (15.49%) E-Commerce
21 56 (13.15%) Front End Development
21 56 (13.15%) User Experience
22 55 (12.91%) SQL Server
23 53 (12.44%) Agile
24 52 (12.21%) ASP.NET
25 51 (11.97%) Azure
26 46 (10.80%) DevOps

Web Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 74 (17.37%) CMS
2 71 (16.67%) WordPress
3 18 (4.23%) Apache
4 17 (3.99%) Umbraco
5 11 (2.58%) Headless CMS
5 11 (2.58%) IIS
6 9 (2.11%) nginx
7 7 (1.64%) SharePoint
8 4 (0.94%) Drupal
9 3 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
10 2 (0.47%) Kentico
11 1 (0.23%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.23%) EPiServer
Applications
1 10 (2.35%) Adobe XD
2 7 (1.64%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.94%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.23%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 14 (3.29%) Magento
1 14 (3.29%) Shopify
2 4 (0.94%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.70%) SAP Business One
4 2 (0.47%) CiviCRM
4 2 (0.47%) OpenCart
4 2 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.23%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 51 (11.97%) Azure
2 41 (9.62%) AWS
3 24 (5.63%) Azure DevOps
4 9 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.64%) GitHub
6 6 (1.41%) Figma
7 5 (1.17%) SaaS
8 4 (0.94%) GitHub Actions
8 4 (0.94%) Microsoft 365
8 4 (0.94%) npm
8 4 (0.94%) Power Platform
9 3 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 3 (0.70%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.70%) Google Workspace
10 2 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.47%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (0.47%) GCP
10 2 (0.47%) Sage Pay
10 2 (0.47%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.58%) DNS
2 10 (2.35%) SSL
3 7 (1.64%) Firewall
4 5 (1.17%) Internet
5 4 (0.94%) MQTT
6 2 (0.47%) Intranet
7 1 (0.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (24.18%) MySQL
2 55 (12.91%) SQL Server
3 13 (3.05%) Relational Database
4 8 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (1.64%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.17%) MongoDB
7 4 (0.94%) Power BI
7 4 (0.94%) Redis
8 3 (0.70%) Big Data
8 3 (0.70%) Power Query
9 2 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.47%) MS Access
9 2 (0.47%) phpMyAdmin
10 1 (0.23%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.23%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 86 (20.19%) Git
2 14 (3.29%) JIRA
3 12 (2.82%) Subversion
4 8 (1.88%) Selenium
5 7 (1.64%) gulp
6 6 (1.41%) JMeter
6 6 (1.41%) Visual Studio
7 5 (1.17%) Cypress.io
8 4 (0.94%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.94%) Storybook
8 4 (0.94%) webpack
9 3 (0.70%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.47%) git-flow
10 2 (0.47%) Mocha
10 2 (0.47%) Visual Studio Code
11 1 (0.23%) GitLab
11 1 (0.23%) Moq
11 1 (0.23%) MSBuild
11 1 (0.23%) PHPUnit
11 1 (0.23%) TeamCity
General
1 84 (19.72%) Marketing
2 81 (19.01%) Social Skills
3 20 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (3.76%) Retail
5 13 (3.05%) Public Sector
6 11 (2.58%) Law
7 7 (1.64%) Finance
8 5 (1.17%) Games
8 5 (1.17%) iGaming
9 3 (0.70%) Back Office
9 3 (0.70%) Legal
9 3 (0.70%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.70%) Organisational Skills
10 2 (0.47%) Automotive
10 2 (0.47%) Banking
11 1 (0.23%) Electronics
11 1 (0.23%) Inclusion and Diversity
11 1 (0.23%) Local Government
11 1 (0.23%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (53.52%) HTML
2 227 (53.29%) CSS
3 130 (30.52%) .NET
4 80 (18.78%) Laravel
5 72 (16.90%) jQuery
6 71 (16.67%) Vue
7 69 (16.20%) AngularJS
7 69 (16.20%) React
8 52 (12.21%) ASP.NET
9 45 (10.56%) .NET Core
10 41 (9.62%) LAMP
11 36 (8.45%) HTML5
11 36 (8.45%) Sass
12 33 (7.75%) Node.js
13 30 (7.04%) .NET Framework
14 25 (5.87%) CSS3
15 24 (5.63%) REST
16 23 (5.40%) ASP.NET MVC
17 21 (4.93%) Entity Framework
18 18 (4.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (3.52%) Mobile App
2 14 (3.29%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (3.05%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (1.64%) Animation
4 7 (1.64%) Graphic Design
4 7 (1.64%) Video Editing
5 6 (1.41%) Product Ownership
6 5 (1.17%) Digital Media
6 5 (1.17%) IoT
6 5 (1.17%) Legacy Systems
6 5 (1.17%) Social Media
7 4 (0.94%) Analytical Mindset
7 4 (0.94%) Driving Licence
7 4 (0.94%) Life Science
8 3 (0.70%) Arduino
8 3 (0.70%) BBC
8 3 (0.70%) Distributed Applications
8 3 (0.70%) Industry 4.0
8 3 (0.70%) Photography
8 3 (0.70%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 36 (8.45%) Linux
2 14 (3.29%) Windows
3 3 (0.70%) VMS
3 3 (0.70%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.47%) Android
4 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 382 (89.67%) Web Development
2 91 (21.36%) Full Stack Development
3 85 (19.95%) Problem-Solving
4 69 (16.20%) MVC
5 66 (15.49%) E-Commerce
6 56 (13.15%) Front End Development
6 56 (13.15%) User Experience
7 53 (12.44%) Agile
8 46 (10.80%) DevOps
9 40 (9.39%) OOP
10 31 (7.28%) SEO
11 28 (6.57%) CRM
12 27 (6.34%) Computer Science
12 27 (6.34%) Performance Optimisation
13 26 (6.10%) Collaborative Working
14 25 (5.87%) OO
15 24 (5.63%) Content Management
16 23 (5.40%) Mentoring
17 22 (5.16%) Digital Marketing
17 22 (5.16%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 272 (63.85%) JavaScript
2 174 (40.85%) PHP
3 93 (21.83%) C#
4 75 (17.61%) SQL
5 30 (7.04%) TypeScript
6 19 (4.46%) T-SQL
7 14 (3.29%) Python
8 12 (2.82%) VB.NET
9 8 (1.88%) Java
10 7 (1.64%) Kotlin
11 2 (0.47%) VB
11 2 (0.47%) VBA
11 2 (0.47%) XPath
12 1 (0.23%) Apex Code
12 1 (0.23%) C
12 1 (0.23%) Delphi
12 1 (0.23%) Rust
Qualifications
1 37 (8.69%) Degree
2 17 (3.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.47%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.93%) Accessibility
2 20 (4.69%) QA
3 2 (0.47%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (7.28%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (2.11%) Kubernetes
2 6 (1.41%) Rancher
3 4 (0.94%) Terraform
4 3 (0.70%) cPanel
5 2 (0.47%) Plesk
Vendors
1 36 (8.45%) Microsoft
2 21 (4.93%) Adobe
3 13 (3.05%) Google
4 12 (2.82%) WooCommerce
5 4 (0.94%) SAP
5 4 (0.94%) Sitecore
6 3 (0.70%) Hotjar
6 3 (0.70%) HubSpot
6 3 (0.70%) Optimizely
7 1 (0.23%) New Relic
7 1 (0.23%) Salesforce