Period
to 21 May 2019

The median annual salary for a Web Developer was £41,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 May 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
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 263 196 152
Rank change year-on-year -67 -44 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Developer 1,857 2,992 3,875
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.29% 1.74% 2.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 1.81% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,643 2,709 3,512
UK median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,191
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year - +4.17% +2.86%

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 138,416 165,583 162,929
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.01% 96.41% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 109,868 134,836 134,784
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 21 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Web Developer in the UK

Web Developer
Top 16 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 21 May 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 -72 1,691 £42,500 +6.25% 687
UK excluding London -58 1,346 £37,500 - 590
London -42 464 £55,000 +4.76% 141
South East -71 426 £40,000 - 132
Midlands -16 253 £38,132 +8.95% 123
North of England -60 251 £35,000 -12.50% 159
South West -23 171 £37,500 +7.14% 82
North West -21 144 £37,500 -6.25% 79
West Midlands -33 144 £37,500 +7.14% 60
East of England -16 125 £42,500 +13.33% 50
East Midlands +10 109 £40,000 +14.29% 63
Yorkshire -34 96 £33,000 -5.71% 62
Scotland -35 71 £36,750 -4.55% 22
Wales +36 43 £34,000 +4.62% 20
North East -12 11 £41,500 +18.57% 18
Northern Ireland - 6 £40,000 - 2

Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 1,721 (92.68%) Web Development
2 1,427 (76.84%) JavaScript
3 1,329 (71.57%) HTML
4 1,314 (70.76%) CSS
5 693 (37.32%) C#
6 681 (36.67%) .NET
7 654 (35.22%) PHP
8 562 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
9 556 (29.94%) jQuery
10 550 (29.62%) MVC
11 543 (29.24%) ASP.NET
12 538 (28.97%) SQL
13 533 (28.70%) HTML5
14 514 (27.68%) AngularJS
15 445 (23.96%) Git (software)
16 395 (21.27%) SQL Server
17 389 (20.95%) MySQL
18 356 (19.17%) React
19 316 (17.02%) CSS3
20 297 (15.99%) User Experience
21 262 (14.11%) Web Services
22 251 (13.52%) Node.js
23 239 (12.87%) Sass
24 238 (12.82%) Front End Development
25 228 (12.28%) ASP.NET MVC
26 217 (11.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
27 199 (10.72%) Microsoft
28 190 (10.23%) WordPress
29 183 (9.85%) Laravel
30 181 (9.75%) Marketing

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
1 190 (10.23%) WordPress
2 176 (9.48%) CMS
3 81 (4.36%) Drupal
4 52 (2.80%) IIS
5 49 (2.64%) Apache
6 32 (1.72%) Umbraco
7 28 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
8 27 (1.45%) SharePoint
9 23 (1.24%) nginx
10 18 (0.97%) Tomcat
11 16 (0.86%) Joomla!
12 10 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
13 9 (0.48%) Apache Spark
13 9 (0.48%) ColdFusion
13 9 (0.48%) Confluence
14 8 (0.43%) GlassFish
14 8 (0.43%) Kentico
14 8 (0.43%) WebLogic
14 8 (0.43%) WebSphere
15 7 (0.38%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 86 (4.63%) Photoshop
2 39 (2.10%) Sketch
3 31 (1.67%) Adobe XD
4 27 (1.45%) Adobe Illustrator
4 27 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
5 20 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 16 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
7 6 (0.32%) AutoCAD
8 5 (0.27%) Zeplin
9 4 (0.22%) GIMP
9 4 (0.22%) InDesign
9 4 (0.22%) InVision
10 2 (0.11%) Fireworks
11 1 (0.054%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 52 (2.80%) Magento
2 17 (0.92%) Shopify
3 6 (0.32%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.22%) osCommerce
5 2 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.11%) Maximo
6 1 (0.054%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.054%) OpenText MBPM
6 1 (0.054%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 173 (9.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 135 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
3 80 (4.31%) GitHub
4 42 (2.26%) SaaS
5 38 (2.05%) npm
6 22 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
7 14 (0.75%) Slack
8 12 (0.65%) G Suite
8 12 (0.65%) Google Analytics
8 12 (0.65%) MailChimp
8 12 (0.65%) PaaS
9 10 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
9 10 (0.54%) Serverless
10 7 (0.38%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.38%) Sage Pay
11 6 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 6 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (0.32%) Heroku
11 6 (0.32%) Mailgun
11 6 (0.32%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.35%) Intranet
2 23 (1.24%) Internet
3 14 (0.75%) SSH
4 13 (0.70%) HTTP
5 12 (0.65%) MQTT
6 11 (0.59%) SSL
7 9 (0.48%) DNS
8 7 (0.38%) Network Security
9 6 (0.32%) GoToMeeting
9 6 (0.32%) Skype
10 5 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (0.16%) TCP/IP
12 1 (0.054%) Firewall
12 1 (0.054%) FTP
12 1 (0.054%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.054%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 395 (21.27%) SQL Server
2 389 (20.95%) MySQL
3 84 (4.52%) PostgreSQL
4 74 (3.98%) NoSQL
4 74 (3.98%) Relational Database
5 42 (2.26%) MongoDB
6 32 (1.72%) Redis
7 26 (1.40%) SQL Server 2016
8 21 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 21 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 20 (1.08%) Big Data
10 16 (0.86%) MariaDB
11 13 (0.70%) Couchbase
11 13 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
12 12 (0.65%) Blockchain
12 12 (0.65%) RethinkDB
13 9 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
13 9 (0.48%) Qlik Sense
13 9 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
14 8 (0.43%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 445 (23.96%) Git (software)
2 144 (7.75%) Visual Studio
3 105 (5.65%) webpack
4 101 (5.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 96 (5.17%) Subversion
6 58 (3.12%) gulp
7 41 (2.21%) JIRA
8 34 (1.83%) Jenkins
9 32 (1.72%) Grunt
10 31 (1.67%) Bitbucket
11 29 (1.56%) Maven
12 25 (1.35%) Babel
12 25 (1.35%) PostCSS
13 23 (1.24%) Selenium
14 22 (1.18%) git-flow
15 18 (0.97%) Dreamweaver
15 18 (0.97%) Jasmine
15 18 (0.97%) PHPUnit
16 17 (0.92%) Mocha
16 17 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 181 (9.75%) Marketing
2 154 (8.29%) Finance
3 102 (5.49%) Retail
4 40 (2.15%) Games
5 35 (1.88%) Banking
6 20 (1.08%) Back Office
7 13 (0.70%) Publishing
8 11 (0.59%) Automotive
9 10 (0.54%) Advertising
9 10 (0.54%) Law
10 9 (0.48%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.43%) Legal
12 7 (0.38%) Electronics
12 7 (0.38%) Telecoms
13 6 (0.32%) Online Betting
14 5 (0.27%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.11%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.11%) Billing
16 1 (0.054%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,329 (71.57%) HTML
2 1,314 (70.76%) CSS
3 681 (36.67%) .NET
4 556 (29.94%) jQuery
5 543 (29.24%) ASP.NET
6 533 (28.70%) HTML5
7 514 (27.68%) AngularJS
8 356 (19.17%) React
9 316 (17.02%) CSS3
10 262 (14.11%) Web Services
11 251 (13.52%) Node.js
12 239 (12.87%) Sass
13 228 (12.28%) ASP.NET MVC
14 217 (11.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 183 (9.85%) Laravel
16 156 (8.40%) RESTful
17 145 (7.81%) Symfony
18 143 (7.70%) XML
19 141 (7.59%) JSON
20 135 (7.27%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 297 (15.99%) User Experience
2 98 (5.28%) Mobile App
3 97 (5.22%) Greenfield Project
4 95 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
5 62 (3.34%) Self-Motivation
6 50 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
7 39 (2.10%) Social Media
8 36 (1.94%) Fintech
9 25 (1.35%) Management Information System
10 15 (0.81%) Graphic Design
11 14 (0.75%) NHS
12 13 (0.70%) Mobile Games
13 11 (0.59%) Data Structures
13 11 (0.59%) Smartphone
14 10 (0.54%) Algorithms
14 10 (0.54%) Blog
15 9 (0.48%) Replication
16 8 (0.43%) FMCG
16 8 (0.43%) Linux Command Line
16 8 (0.43%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 177 (9.53%) Linux
2 94 (5.06%) Windows
3 39 (2.10%) Android
4 35 (1.88%) Apple iOS
4 35 (1.88%) Unix
5 23 (1.24%) Debian
6 21 (1.13%) Mac OS
7 12 (0.65%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.22%) CentOS
9 3 (0.16%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.11%) ThreadX
10 2 (0.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,721 (92.68%) Web Development
2 562 (30.26%) Agile Software Development
3 550 (29.62%) MVC
4 238 (12.82%) Front End Development
5 181 (9.75%) E-Commerce
6 175 (9.42%) Scrum
7 150 (8.08%) OOP
8 143 (7.70%) TDD
9 137 (7.38%) Computer Science
9 137 (7.38%) OO
9 137 (7.38%) Problem-Solving
10 118 (6.35%) Software Engineering
11 99 (5.33%) Analytics
12 96 (5.17%) Unit Testing
13 95 (5.12%) Web Design
14 92 (4.95%) Responsive Web Design
14 92 (4.95%) SEO
15 88 (4.74%) Continuous Integration
15 88 (4.74%) Open Source
16 86 (4.63%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1,427 (76.84%) JavaScript
2 693 (37.32%) C#
3 654 (35.22%) PHP
4 538 (28.97%) SQL
5 155 (8.35%) Java
6 145 (7.81%) Python
7 100 (5.39%) T-SQL
8 93 (5.01%) TypeScript
9 73 (3.93%) ES6
10 47 (2.53%) VB.NET
11 45 (2.42%) Ruby
12 40 (2.15%) C
13 34 (1.83%) C++
14 19 (1.02%) Bash Shell
15 16 (0.86%) PL/SQL
15 16 (0.86%) PowerShell
16 15 (0.81%) ES7
17 13 (0.70%) Scala
17 13 (0.70%) VBScript
18 10 (0.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 179 (9.64%) Degree
2 57 (3.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (0.81%) Security Cleared
4 13 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (0.65%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.22%) HND
7 1 (0.054%) CCNA
7 1 (0.054%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.054%) CISSP
7 1 (0.054%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (0.054%) GIAC
7 1 (0.054%) Linux+ Certification
7 1 (0.054%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.054%) MCSD
7 1 (0.054%) MCSE
7 1 (0.054%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (0.054%) PhD
7 1 (0.054%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.054%) SANS
7 1 (0.054%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (2.85%) QA
2 7 (0.38%) GDPR
3 5 (0.27%) HL7
4 2 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 112 (6.03%) Docker
2 12 (0.65%) Firmware
3 5 (0.27%) Varnish
4 2 (0.11%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.054%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.054%) zsh
Systems Management
1 50 (2.69%) Kubernetes
2 8 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.38%) Plesk
4 6 (0.32%) Ansible
5 4 (0.22%) SCCM
6 3 (0.16%) Rancher
7 2 (0.11%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.054%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.054%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 199 (10.72%) Microsoft
2 78 (4.20%) Adobe
3 37 (1.99%) Google
4 36 (1.94%) Oracle
5 33 (1.78%) Zend
6 18 (0.97%) WooCommerce
7 17 (0.92%) Sitecore
8 11 (0.59%) Twitter
9 10 (0.54%) LANSA
10 9 (0.48%) Spotify
11 8 (0.43%) Xamarin
12 6 (0.32%) MuleSoft
12 6 (0.32%) SAP
13 5 (0.27%) HubSpot
14 4 (0.22%) OutSystems
14 4 (0.22%) Red Hat
14 4 (0.22%) Telerik
14 4 (0.22%) VMware
15 3 (0.16%) Rackspace
16 2 (0.11%) Demandware