Period
to 27 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Web Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 151 140
Rank change year-on-year -41 -11 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Developer 2,976 3,901 4,865
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.73% 2.29% 2.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 2.37% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2,692 3,542 4,478
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,191 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £35,094 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.86% +0.27% -

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 165,992 164,539 193,821
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.36% 96.44% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 134,872 136,181 162,722
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 27 May 2018.

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 27 May 2018. 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 -44 2,783 £40,000 +3.90% 624
UK excluding London -54 2,183 £37,500 +6.86% 543
South East -35 752 £40,000 +6.67% 128
London -46 736 £52,500 +10.53% 115
North of England -60 395 £40,000 +14.29% 134
Midlands -52 361 £35,000 - 111
East of England -20 273 £37,500 - 63
South West -18 258 £35,000 - 73
West Midlands -46 234 £36,500 +4.29% 59
North West -76 217 £40,000 +14.29% 80
Yorkshire -13 138 £35,500 +1.43% 40
East Midlands -53 127 £35,000 -6.67% 52
Scotland -41 123 £39,250 +12.14% 27
North East -22 40 £35,000 +9.38% 14
Wales -16 22 £32,500 +10.53% 6
Isle of Man +1 1 £37,500 -40.00%

Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, 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 2,750 (92.41%) Web Development
2 2,358 (79.23%) JavaScript
3 2,137 (71.81%) CSS
4 2,129 (71.54%) HTML
5 1,279 (42.98%) C#
6 1,278 (42.94%) .NET
7 1,121 (37.67%) jQuery
8 1,062 (35.69%) AngularJS
9 994 (33.40%) MVC
10 986 (33.13%) PHP
11 911 (30.61%) SQL
12 901 (30.28%) ASP.NET
13 872 (29.30%) Agile Software Development
14 843 (28.33%) HTML5
15 726 (24.40%) SQL Server
16 633 (21.27%) MySQL
17 560 (18.82%) Git (software)
18 547 (18.38%) CSS3
19 456 (15.32%) React
19 456 (15.32%) Front End Development
20 416 (13.98%) Microsoft
21 406 (13.64%) CMS
22 402 (13.51%) User Experience
23 397 (13.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 380 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC
25 375 (12.60%) Node.js
26 342 (11.49%) Degree
27 336 (11.29%) Sass
28 305 (10.25%) Software Engineering
28 305 (10.25%) Finance

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
1 406 (13.64%) CMS
2 267 (8.97%) WordPress
3 135 (4.54%) Apache
4 106 (3.56%) Umbraco
5 79 (2.65%) Drupal
6 58 (1.95%) IIS
7 52 (1.75%) SharePoint
8 37 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
9 36 (1.21%) Sitecore CMS
10 30 (1.01%) nginx
11 25 (0.84%) Joomla!
12 24 (0.81%) ExpressionEngine
13 23 (0.77%) EPiServer
14 12 (0.40%) Confluence
15 11 (0.37%) Tomcat
16 10 (0.34%) Kentico
17 9 (0.30%) Apache Solr
18 7 (0.24%) JBoss
18 7 (0.24%) Moodle
18 7 (0.24%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 104 (3.49%) Photoshop
2 58 (1.95%) Adobe Illustrator
3 23 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 13 (0.44%) Chatbot
5 7 (0.24%) InDesign
6 6 (0.20%) Adobe Premiere
6 6 (0.20%) Fireworks
6 6 (0.20%) InVision
7 5 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (0.13%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.13%) Microsoft Excel
9 3 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.034%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 1 (0.034%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 74 (2.49%) Magento
2 14 (0.47%) Payment Gateway
3 13 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.34%) Shopify
5 8 (0.27%) NetSuite
6 6 (0.20%) Movex
7 5 (0.17%) nopCommerce
8 3 (0.10%) WebTrends
9 2 (0.067%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.067%) Temenos T24
10 1 (0.034%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.034%) Eloqua
10 1 (0.034%) OpenText MBPM
10 1 (0.034%) SAP Business One
10 1 (0.034%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 193 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 169 (5.68%) Amazon AWS
3 121 (4.07%) SaaS
4 78 (2.62%) GitHub
5 66 (2.22%) npm
6 48 (1.61%) Google Analytics
7 22 (0.74%) Amazon S3
8 20 (0.67%) Serverless
9 19 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
10 18 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
11 17 (0.57%) CloudFront
12 15 (0.50%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 15 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
13 11 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 11 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
13 11 (0.37%) Heroku
14 10 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
14 10 (0.34%) MailChimp
15 9 (0.30%) Yarn
16 8 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 60 (2.02%) Intranet
2 48 (1.61%) Internet
3 36 (1.21%) SMS
4 31 (1.04%) HTTP
5 24 (0.81%) SSL
6 23 (0.77%) SSH
7 20 (0.67%) DNS
8 16 (0.54%) Extranet
9 12 (0.40%) Broadband
10 11 (0.37%) Network Security
11 8 (0.27%) Firewall
12 6 (0.20%) Skype
13 5 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (0.10%) Unified Communications
14 3 (0.10%) Value-Added Service
15 2 (0.067%) Bluetooth
15 2 (0.067%) FTP
16 1 (0.034%) DHCP
16 1 (0.034%) HTTPS
16 1 (0.034%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 726 (24.40%) SQL Server
2 633 (21.27%) MySQL
3 122 (4.10%) Relational Database
4 113 (3.80%) MongoDB
5 73 (2.45%) NoSQL
6 45 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
7 31 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 29 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 22 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
10 21 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
11 20 (0.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 19 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
13 15 (0.50%) RDBMS
13 15 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 14 (0.47%) Big Data
14 14 (0.47%) SQL Server 2016
15 13 (0.44%) GIS
16 12 (0.40%) Azure SQL Database
16 12 (0.40%) MariaDB
17 9 (0.30%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 560 (18.82%) Git (software)
2 211 (7.09%) Visual Studio
3 159 (5.34%) gulp
4 102 (3.43%) Grunt
5 100 (3.36%) Subversion
6 98 (3.29%) webpack
7 94 (3.16%) Team Foundation Server
8 50 (1.68%) Jenkins
9 49 (1.65%) JIRA
10 44 (1.48%) Bitbucket
11 42 (1.41%) Jasmine
11 42 (1.41%) Selenium
12 38 (1.28%) Vagrant
13 32 (1.08%) Karma Test Runner
13 32 (1.08%) Maven
14 29 (0.97%) PHPUnit
15 28 (0.94%) Eclipse
15 28 (0.94%) Protractor
16 27 (0.91%) JUnit
17 25 (0.84%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 305 (10.25%) Finance
2 278 (9.34%) Marketing
3 161 (5.41%) Retail
4 70 (2.35%) Banking
5 50 (1.68%) Games
6 49 (1.65%) Advertising
7 38 (1.28%) Telecoms
8 37 (1.24%) Manufacturing
9 18 (0.60%) Automotive
10 16 (0.54%) Electronics
10 16 (0.54%) Legal
11 13 (0.44%) Military
12 11 (0.37%) Multimedia
13 10 (0.34%) Back Office
14 9 (0.30%) Law
14 9 (0.30%) Publishing
15 8 (0.27%) Financial Institution
16 7 (0.24%) Billing
16 7 (0.24%) Front Office
16 7 (0.24%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,137 (71.81%) CSS
2 2,129 (71.54%) HTML
3 1,278 (42.94%) .NET
4 1,121 (37.67%) jQuery
5 1,062 (35.69%) AngularJS
6 901 (30.28%) ASP.NET
7 843 (28.33%) HTML5
8 547 (18.38%) CSS3
9 456 (15.32%) React
10 397 (13.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 380 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC
12 375 (12.60%) Node.js
13 336 (11.29%) Sass
14 298 (10.01%) Web Services
15 277 (9.31%) RESTful
16 263 (8.84%) .NET Framework
17 257 (8.64%) Ajax
17 257 (8.64%) Laravel
18 249 (8.37%) ASP.NET Web API
19 228 (7.66%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 402 (13.51%) User Experience
2 272 (9.14%) Greenfield Project
3 260 (8.74%) Computer Science
4 199 (6.69%) Mobile App
5 100 (3.36%) Fintech
6 93 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
7 84 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
8 53 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
9 50 (1.68%) Social Media
10 45 (1.51%) Linux Command Line
11 36 (1.21%) Graphic Design
12 25 (0.84%) Algorithms
13 19 (0.64%) W3C
14 18 (0.60%) Data Structures
14 18 (0.60%) NHS
15 16 (0.54%) Virtual Team
16 13 (0.44%) Driving Licence
17 12 (0.40%) Life Science
18 9 (0.30%) e-Learning
18 9 (0.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 280 (9.41%) Linux
2 94 (3.16%) Android
3 92 (3.09%) Apple iOS
4 90 (3.02%) Windows
5 41 (1.38%) Unix
6 20 (0.67%) Debian
7 15 (0.50%) Ubuntu
8 14 (0.47%) Windows Server
9 11 (0.37%) Mac OS
10 7 (0.24%) CentOS
11 3 (0.10%) MVS
11 3 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.067%) SUSE
13 1 (0.034%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,750 (92.41%) Web Development
2 994 (33.40%) MVC
3 872 (29.30%) Agile Software Development
4 456 (15.32%) Front End Development
5 305 (10.25%) Software Engineering
6 300 (10.08%) Scrum
7 295 (9.91%) E-Commerce
8 251 (8.43%) Responsive Web Design
9 237 (7.96%) Problem-Solving
10 214 (7.19%) TDD
11 194 (6.52%) OOP
12 191 (6.42%) OO
13 176 (5.91%) SEO
14 167 (5.61%) Web Design
15 149 (5.01%) Unit Testing
16 142 (4.77%) Continuous Integration
17 126 (4.23%) Mentoring
18 112 (3.76%) SDLC
19 102 (3.43%) Open Source
20 96 (3.23%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2,358 (79.23%) JavaScript
2 1,279 (42.98%) C#
3 986 (33.13%) PHP
4 911 (30.61%) SQL
5 278 (9.34%) Java
6 144 (4.84%) Python
6 144 (4.84%) T-SQL
7 140 (4.70%) TypeScript
8 95 (3.19%) ES6
9 89 (2.99%) Ruby
10 87 (2.92%) VB.NET
11 46 (1.55%) C++
12 41 (1.38%) C
13 39 (1.31%) VB
14 27 (0.91%) Bash Shell
14 27 (0.91%) Perl
14 27 (0.91%) PowerShell
15 23 (0.77%) Go
16 17 (0.57%) ES7
17 16 (0.54%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 342 (11.49%) Degree
2 132 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (0.67%) Security Cleared
4 18 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (0.27%) DBS Check
5 8 (0.27%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.17%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.10%) Numerate Degree
7 3 (0.10%) PhD
7 3 (0.10%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.034%) HND
8 1 (0.034%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.034%) MCP
8 1 (0.034%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (1.71%) QA
2 7 (0.24%) SLA
3 6 (0.20%) Cyber Essentials
3 6 (0.20%) GCP
3 6 (0.20%) PMO
3 6 (0.20%) WAI
4 3 (0.10%) HL7
4 3 (0.10%) WCAG
5 2 (0.067%) GDPR
5 2 (0.067%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.067%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.034%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.034%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.034%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 86 (2.89%) Docker
2 11 (0.37%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.10%) Samba
4 1 (0.034%) Squid
Systems Management
1 14 (0.47%) Ansible
2 8 (0.27%) Kubernetes
2 8 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.20%) cPanel
3 6 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 5 (0.17%) Terraform
5 4 (0.13%) Puppet
5 4 (0.13%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.10%) Plesk
7 2 (0.067%) Apache Shiro
8 1 (0.034%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.034%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 416 (13.98%) Microsoft
2 119 (4.00%) Google
3 118 (3.97%) Zend
4 82 (2.76%) Adobe
5 60 (2.02%) Oracle
6 54 (1.81%) Twitter
7 39 (1.31%) Sitecore
8 36 (1.21%) Facebook
9 33 (1.11%) Xamarin
10 27 (0.91%) WooCommerce
11 20 (0.67%) Capita
12 15 (0.50%) Telerik
13 14 (0.47%) Apple
14 13 (0.44%) SAP
15 9 (0.30%) Xerox
16 8 (0.27%) DevExpress
16 8 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
16 8 (0.27%) Vertica
17 6 (0.20%) hybris
17 6 (0.20%) Zuora