The median annual salary for a Web Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Web Developer
UK
Rank 141 132 107
Rank change year-on-year -9 -25  
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Developer 1954 2540 2991
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.30% 2.46% 2.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.39% 2.55% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1752 2271 2607
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 81759 99530 102645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67832 83314 83806
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Web Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Web Developer in the UK

Web Developer
Top 30 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -4 1859 £37,500 - 379
South East +2 499 £37,500 - 76
London -3 434 £50,000 +5.26% 79
North West +5 206 £35,000 - 54
West Midlands +12 186 £34,000 +1.49% 33
East of England -9 173 £37,500 - 44
Manchester +5 134 £37,500 +7.14% 31
South West -17 125 £35,000 - 24
East Midlands +20 115 £35,000 +1.81% 29
Berkshire +62 105 £48,750 +14.70% 10
Hampshire -31 101 £35,000 - 16
Yorkshire -60 100 £35,000 - 33
Oxfordshire +34 85 £42,500 -19.04% 11
Birmingham +24 78 £32,500 +8.33% 7
Surrey -29 65 £37,500 +7.14% 12
Nottinghamshire +21 62 £37,500 +15.38% 8
Cambridgeshire -18 57 £35,000 -12.50% 17
City of London +34 56 £45,000 -14.28% 14
West Sussex +26 54 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Hertfordshire +41 53 £40,000 +3.22% 8
West Yorkshire -44 52 £35,000 - 15
Nottingham +33 50 £40,000 +31.14% 6
Cheshire +21 47 £35,000 +11.11% 13
Scotland -24 46 £37,500 - 16
Bristol -8 42 £38,750 +10.71% 6
Essex -1 41 £40,000 +6.66% 10
Buckinghamshire +10 31 £35,000 -12.50% 5
East Sussex -18 31 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Worcestershire +8 29 £35,000 +40.00% 4
Southampton +8 29 £35,000 +3.70% 4

Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Web Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Web Developer in the job title.

1 3724 (94.33%) Web Development
2 3288 (83.28%) JavaScript
3 3130 (79.28%) HTML
4 3060 (77.51%) CSS
5 1781 (45.11%) .NET
6 1600 (40.53%) C#
7 1551 (39.29%) jQuery
8 1464 (37.08%) MVC
9 1328 (33.64%) ASP.NET
10 1324 (33.54%) AngularJS
11 1317 (33.36%) HTML5
12 1295 (32.80%) PHP
13 1213 (30.72%) Agile Software Development
14 999 (25.30%) SQL Server
15 954 (24.16%) SQL
16 915 (23.18%) CSS3
17 809 (20.49%) MySQL
18 676 (17.12%) Git (software)
19 663 (16.79%) ASP.NET MVC
20 614 (15.55%) Front End Development
21 550 (13.93%) OO
22 527 (13.35%) Degree
23 506 (12.82%) E-Commerce
24 500 (12.66%) CMS
24 500 (12.66%) User Experience
25 476 (12.06%) Microsoft
26 463 (11.73%) Web Services
27 454 (11.50%) Finance
28 428 (10.84%) TDD
29 417 (10.56%) Ajax

Web Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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
1 500 (12.66%) CMS
2 361 (9.14%) WordPress
3 173 (4.38%) Drupal
4 167 (4.23%) Umbraco
5 153 (3.88%) Apache
6 86 (2.18%) IIS
7 66 (1.67%) EPiServer
8 59 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
9 43 (1.09%) nginx
10 37 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
10 37 (0.94%) Tomcat
11 33 (0.84%) SharePoint
12 20 (0.51%) ColdFusion
13 18 (0.46%) Kentico
14 16 (0.41%) Confluence
15 14 (0.35%) Apache Spark
15 14 (0.35%) JBoss
15 14 (0.35%) NServiceBus
16 13 (0.33%) Apache Solr
16 13 (0.33%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 256 (6.48%) Photoshop
2 199 (5.04%) MS Excel
3 98 (2.48%) Adobe Illustrator
4 40 (1.01%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 19 (0.48%) Fireworks
6 18 (0.46%) MS Office
7 10 (0.25%) InDesign
8 4 (0.10%) GIMP
8 4 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.076%) MS Project
9 3 (0.076%) OmniGraffle
10 2 (0.051%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.051%) Chatbot
10 2 (0.051%) UXPin
11 1 (0.025%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 106 (2.68%) Magento
2 27 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
3 12 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.23%) Shopify
5 8 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 6 (0.15%) WebTrends
7 5 (0.13%) Movex
8 4 (0.10%) NetSuite
9 3 (0.076%) OpenCart
10 2 (0.051%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.051%) OpenText MBPM
10 2 (0.051%) StreamServe
11 1 (0.025%) CiviCRM
11 1 (0.025%) nopCommerce
11 1 (0.025%) Optimost
11 1 (0.025%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 185 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
2 167 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 70 (1.77%) GitHub
3 70 (1.77%) SaaS
4 26 (0.66%) Google Analytics
4 26 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
5 16 (0.41%) Amazon S3
6 15 (0.38%) Heroku
7 10 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (0.20%) Sage Pay
9 7 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 7 (0.18%) MailChimp
10 6 (0.15%) AdWords
10 6 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.13%) Google App Engine
11 5 (0.13%) Office 365
12 4 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (0.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 3 (0.076%) Google Tag Manager
14 2 (0.051%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 114 (2.89%) Internet
2 101 (2.56%) HTTP
3 74 (1.87%) Intranet
4 17 (0.43%) DNS
5 14 (0.35%) LDAP
5 14 (0.35%) SSL
6 11 (0.28%) HTTPS
7 7 (0.18%) Extranet
7 7 (0.18%) Firewall
8 6 (0.15%) FTP
8 6 (0.15%) Skype
8 6 (0.15%) SMS
8 6 (0.15%) SSH
9 5 (0.13%) Value-Added Service
9 5 (0.13%) Wireless
10 4 (0.10%) AMQP
11 3 (0.076%) SMTP
12 2 (0.051%) TCP/IP
13 1 (0.025%) DAB
13 1 (0.025%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 999 (25.30%) SQL Server
2 809 (20.49%) MySQL
3 170 (4.31%) Relational Database
4 99 (2.51%) MongoDB
5 94 (2.38%) NoSQL
6 91 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
7 86 (2.18%) PostgreSQL
8 55 (1.39%) Big Data
9 49 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
10 47 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 46 (1.17%) SQL Server 2014
12 45 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 35 (0.89%) Redis
14 33 (0.84%) RDBMS
15 22 (0.56%) Hadoop
15 22 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 18 (0.46%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 16 (0.41%) Oracle Database
18 15 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
19 12 (0.30%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 676 (17.12%) Git (software)
2 302 (7.65%) Visual Studio
3 206 (5.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 197 (4.99%) Subversion
5 135 (3.42%) Grunt
6 133 (3.37%) gulp
7 83 (2.10%) JIRA
8 72 (1.82%) Jenkins
9 63 (1.60%) Selenium
10 61 (1.55%) TeamCity
11 52 (1.32%) NUnit
12 45 (1.14%) webpack
13 42 (1.06%) Karma Test Runner
14 33 (0.84%) Bower
14 33 (0.84%) Mocha
15 27 (0.68%) Jasmine
16 25 (0.63%) PHPUnit
17 23 (0.58%) Dreamweaver
17 23 (0.58%) Maven
18 20 (0.51%) Bugzilla
General
1 454 (11.50%) Finance
2 409 (10.36%) Marketing
3 167 (4.23%) Retail
4 135 (3.42%) Banking
5 130 (3.29%) Games
6 124 (3.14%) Telecoms
7 79 (2.00%) Advertising
8 48 (1.22%) Publishing
9 36 (0.91%) Automotive
10 31 (0.79%) Legal
11 26 (0.66%) Manufacturing
12 18 (0.46%) Front Office
13 16 (0.41%) Electronics
14 15 (0.38%) Back Office
15 9 (0.23%) Billing
15 9 (0.23%) German Language
16 8 (0.20%) Aerospace
16 8 (0.20%) Law
16 8 (0.20%) Multimedia
16 8 (0.20%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3130 (79.28%) HTML
2 3060 (77.51%) CSS
3 1781 (45.11%) .NET
4 1551 (39.29%) jQuery
5 1328 (33.64%) ASP.NET
6 1324 (33.54%) AngularJS
7 1317 (33.36%) HTML5
8 915 (23.18%) CSS3
9 663 (16.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 463 (11.73%) Web Services
11 417 (10.56%) Ajax
12 409 (10.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 404 (10.23%) React
14 402 (10.18%) Sass
15 367 (9.30%) XML
16 360 (9.12%) .NET Framework
17 326 (8.26%) Node.js
18 279 (7.07%) REST
19 268 (6.79%) JSON
20 267 (6.76%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 500 (12.66%) User Experience
2 341 (8.64%) Computer Science
3 173 (4.38%) Mobile App
4 158 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 94 (2.38%) iPad
6 87 (2.20%) Social Media
7 64 (1.62%) Fintech
8 49 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
9 39 (0.99%) Client/Server
10 37 (0.94%) W3C
11 32 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
12 31 (0.79%) Graphic Design
13 28 (0.71%) e-Learning
14 23 (0.58%) Management Information System
14 23 (0.58%) Semantic Web
14 23 (0.58%) Smartphone
15 20 (0.51%) NHS
15 20 (0.51%) N-Tier
16 16 (0.41%) Online Games
17 15 (0.38%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 326 (8.26%) Linux
2 146 (3.70%) Windows
3 124 (3.14%) Android
4 110 (2.79%) Apple iOS
5 40 (1.01%) Unix
6 28 (0.71%) Windows Server
7 19 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (0.28%) CentOS
9 10 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (0.20%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.15%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.051%) Debian
12 2 (0.051%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3724 (94.33%) Web Development
2 1464 (37.08%) MVC
3 1213 (30.72%) Agile Software Development
4 614 (15.55%) Front End Development
5 550 (13.93%) OO
6 506 (12.82%) E-Commerce
7 428 (10.84%) TDD
8 364 (9.22%) Scrum
9 321 (8.13%) Software Engineering
10 308 (7.80%) Responsive Web Design
11 297 (7.52%) OOP
12 264 (6.69%) Web Design
13 210 (5.32%) SDLC
14 152 (3.85%) Mentoring
15 150 (3.80%) Content Management
16 147 (3.72%) SEO
17 144 (3.65%) Open Source
17 144 (3.65%) Unit Testing
18 136 (3.44%) OO PHP
19 133 (3.37%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 3288 (83.28%) JavaScript
2 1600 (40.53%) C#
3 1295 (32.80%) PHP
4 954 (24.16%) SQL
5 406 (10.28%) Java
6 187 (4.74%) Python
7 181 (4.58%) VB.NET
8 173 (4.38%) T-SQL
9 118 (2.99%) Ruby
10 115 (2.91%) TypeScript
11 83 (2.10%) ES6
12 70 (1.77%) C++
13 68 (1.72%) Perl
14 57 (1.44%) C
15 46 (1.17%) PHP 5
16 39 (0.99%) XPath
17 34 (0.86%) PHP 7
18 29 (0.73%) Objective-C
18 29 (0.73%) VB
19 17 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 527 (13.35%) Degree
2 37 (0.94%) Security Cleared
3 24 (0.61%) SC Cleared
4 17 (0.43%) PhD
5 11 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.15%) A+ Certification
7 3 (0.076%) MCSD
8 2 (0.051%) HND
8 2 (0.051%) MCP
9 1 (0.025%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.025%) GISP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (2.43%) QA
2 11 (0.28%) WAI
3 7 (0.18%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.051%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.051%) WCAG
5 1 (0.025%) MiFID
System Software
1 41 (1.04%) Docker
2 11 (0.28%) Varnish
3 6 (0.15%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.051%) Samba
4 2 (0.051%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.051%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (0.35%) Ansible
2 12 (0.30%) cPanel
3 9 (0.23%) Puppet
4 7 (0.18%) Control-M
4 7 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (0.15%) Grafana
5 6 (0.15%) Graphite
6 2 (0.051%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.051%) Salt
7 1 (0.025%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.025%) MOM
7 1 (0.025%) Plesk
Vendors
1 476 (12.06%) Microsoft
2 152 (3.85%) Zend
3 132 (3.34%) Adobe
4 111 (2.81%) Google
5 107 (2.71%) Oracle
6 50 (1.27%) Sitecore
7 36 (0.91%) Xamarin
8 34 (0.86%) Facebook
9 28 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
9 28 (0.71%) Twitter
10 18 (0.46%) Perforce
11 16 (0.41%) SAP
12 10 (0.25%) DevExpress
13 9 (0.23%) Sage
13 9 (0.23%) Telerik
14 8 (0.20%) VMware
15 7 (0.18%) Apple
16 6 (0.15%) hybris
16 6 (0.15%) Optimizely
16 6 (0.15%) Vertica
Cambridgeshire
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £35k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £25-30,000 + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Fairford, Gloucestershire
The People Network
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £47,000
Posted: Yesterday
Redhill, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
blu digital
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lancaster, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Henley-On-Thames, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Edison Hill Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Maidstone, Kent
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
onezeero.
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £42k plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-40,000
Posted: Yesterday