Period
to 5 December 2021

The median annual salary for a Web Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 5 December 2021.

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
5 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 372 271 259
Rank change year-on-year -101 -12 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Developer 1,088 660 1,746
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.86% 1.18% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 1.24% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 702 587 1,569
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,900 £27,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
75th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £51,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.90%

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 116,102 53,184 129,311
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.40% 95.13% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 81,185 44,743 104,931
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,118 £28,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -
75th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 5 December 2021.

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 5 December 2021. 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 -80 953 £47,500 +5.56% 210
UK excluding London -103 636 £42,500 - 185
London -41 365 £57,500 -4.17% 43
Work from Home -162 274 £50,000 +5.26% 86
South East -40 225 £47,500 +18.75% 37
North of England -106 138 £35,000 -22.22% 57
Midlands -120 97 £40,000 -5.88% 36
South West -55 67 £40,000 - 16
North West -117 65 £30,000 -33.33% 30
Yorkshire -54 60 £35,000 -12.50% 20
West Midlands -91 52 £38,000 -10.59% 23
Scotland -49 51 £45,500 +8.33% 14
East Midlands -77 44 £40,000 -15.79% 13
East of England -99 41 £45,369 +13.42% 21
Northern Ireland -40 15 £30,000 -14.29% 3
North East -17 13 £50,000 - 7
Wales -53 3 £36,000 +2.86% 1

Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 December 2021, 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 1,026 (94.30%) Web Development
2 778 (71.51%) JavaScript
3 673 (61.86%) CSS
4 666 (61.21%) HTML
5 368 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
6 333 (30.61%) React
7 326 (29.96%) .NET
8 309 (28.40%) PHP
9 305 (28.03%) AngularJS
10 271 (24.91%) C#
11 253 (23.25%) Social Skills
11 253 (23.25%) Full Stack Development
12 243 (22.33%) HTML5
13 237 (21.78%) TypeScript
14 236 (21.69%) Front End Development
15 234 (21.51%) SQL
16 231 (21.23%) Git (software)
17 229 (21.05%) Azure
18 220 (20.22%) User Experience
19 199 (18.29%) Node.js
19 199 (18.29%) CMS
20 194 (17.83%) Marketing
21 185 (17.00%) Sass
22 184 (16.91%) MySQL
23 170 (15.63%) jQuery
24 169 (15.53%) CSS3
25 161 (14.80%) WordPress
26 143 (13.14%) Vue.js
27 141 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
28 139 (12.78%) ASP.NET

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
1 199 (18.29%) CMS
2 161 (14.80%) WordPress
3 38 (3.49%) Umbraco
4 33 (3.03%) Drupal
5 24 (2.21%) Sitecore CMS
6 20 (1.84%) Apache
6 20 (1.84%) Headless CMS
6 20 (1.84%) nginx
7 18 (1.65%) EPiServer
8 16 (1.47%) SharePoint
9 14 (1.29%) Kentico
10 13 (1.19%) Joomla!
10 13 (1.19%) MODX
11 12 (1.10%) IIS
12 8 (0.74%) ColdFusion
13 3 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 3 (0.28%) Confluence
13 3 (0.28%) DNN
13 3 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (0.18%) Moodle
Applications
1 15 (1.38%) Figma
2 14 (1.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (1.19%) Photoshop
4 11 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 9 (0.83%) Sketch
6 8 (0.74%) Adobe XD
7 7 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (0.55%) InVision
9 4 (0.37%) OmniGraffle
10 3 (0.28%) Chatbot
11 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Excel
12 1 (0.092%) Maple
12 1 (0.092%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 37 (3.40%) Shopify
2 32 (2.94%) Magento
3 19 (1.75%) Payment Gateway
4 7 (0.64%) Summit
5 6 (0.55%) WebTrends
6 5 (0.46%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.18%) nopCommerce
7 2 (0.18%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 229 (21.05%) Azure
2 111 (10.20%) GitHub
3 107 (9.83%) AWS
4 76 (6.99%) SaaS
5 65 (5.97%) Serverless
6 49 (4.50%) GitHub Actions
6 49 (4.50%) npm
7 44 (4.04%) GCP
8 40 (3.68%) Azure Functions
9 39 (3.58%) Azure Cosmos DB
9 39 (3.58%) Azure Event Grid
10 25 (2.30%) Google Analytics
11 17 (1.56%) Power Platform
12 14 (1.29%) Yarn
13 11 (1.01%) AWS Lambda
13 11 (1.01%) Firebase
14 9 (0.83%) Apigee
14 9 (0.83%) Bitrise
15 8 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
16 7 (0.64%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 80 (7.35%) HTTP
2 25 (2.30%) Internet
3 13 (1.19%) Intranet
4 8 (0.74%) DNS
5 3 (0.28%) SSL
5 3 (0.28%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.18%) Firewall
6 2 (0.18%) FTP
6 2 (0.18%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.092%) 4G
7 1 (0.092%) 5G
7 1 (0.092%) Skype
7 1 (0.092%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (16.91%) MySQL
2 116 (10.66%) SQL Server
3 33 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 30 (2.76%) NoSQL
5 29 (2.67%) MongoDB
6 17 (1.56%) Power BI
7 14 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
8 9 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
9 8 (0.74%) Kalido
9 8 (0.74%) MariaDB
10 5 (0.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (0.46%) MS Access
11 3 (0.28%) Geospatial Data
11 3 (0.28%) GIS
11 3 (0.28%) Mixpanel
11 3 (0.28%) Redis
11 3 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.18%) Data Lake
12 2 (0.18%) Sisense
Development Applications
1 231 (21.23%) Git (software)
2 91 (8.36%) Jenkins
3 81 (7.44%) webpack
4 57 (5.24%) Codeship
5 55 (5.06%) Mocha
6 30 (2.76%) JIRA
7 27 (2.48%) Bitbucket
8 26 (2.39%) Storybook
9 24 (2.21%) Lerna
9 24 (2.21%) Visual Studio
10 21 (1.93%) Selenium
11 18 (1.65%) Jasmine
12 16 (1.47%) ESLint
13 11 (1.01%) Babel
13 11 (1.01%) gulp
14 10 (0.92%) ReSharper
14 10 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
15 9 (0.83%) Browser DevTools
15 9 (0.83%) JsTestDriver
16 8 (0.74%) GitLab
General
1 253 (23.25%) Social Skills
2 194 (17.83%) Marketing
3 99 (9.10%) Finance
4 88 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
5 58 (5.33%) Retail
6 50 (4.60%) Organisational Skills
7 29 (2.67%) Games
8 28 (2.57%) French Language
9 20 (1.84%) Publishing
10 15 (1.38%) Banking
10 15 (1.38%) Public Sector
11 14 (1.29%) Manufacturing
12 12 (1.10%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 12 (1.10%) Legal
13 11 (1.01%) Law
14 10 (0.92%) Wearables
15 9 (0.83%) Advertising
16 7 (0.64%) Electronics
16 7 (0.64%) Telecoms
17 6 (0.55%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 673 (61.86%) CSS
2 666 (61.21%) HTML
3 333 (30.61%) React
4 326 (29.96%) .NET
5 305 (28.03%) AngularJS
6 243 (22.33%) HTML5
7 199 (18.29%) Node.js
8 185 (17.00%) Sass
9 170 (15.63%) jQuery
10 169 (15.53%) CSS3
11 143 (13.14%) Vue.js
12 139 (12.78%) ASP.NET
13 128 (11.76%) REST
14 117 (10.75%) RESTful
15 112 (10.29%) .NET Core
16 100 (9.19%) .NET Framework
17 82 (7.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 70 (6.43%) Laravel
19 61 (5.61%) Ajax
20 56 (5.15%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 220 (20.22%) User Experience
2 39 (3.58%) Virtual Team
3 25 (2.30%) Mobile App
4 21 (1.93%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (1.19%) Algorithms
7 12 (1.10%) Digital Media
7 12 (1.10%) Linux Command Line
8 11 (1.01%) Greenfield Project
9 10 (0.92%) Legacy Code
9 10 (0.92%) W3C
10 9 (0.83%) Graphic Design
11 8 (0.74%) e-Learning
12 7 (0.64%) Data Structures
12 7 (0.64%) EPoS
13 6 (0.55%) Life Science
14 5 (0.46%) Legacy Systems
14 5 (0.46%) NHS
14 5 (0.46%) Smart City
15 4 (0.37%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 109 (10.02%) Linux
2 22 (2.02%) Windows
3 21 (1.93%) Apple iOS
4 20 (1.84%) Android
5 14 (1.29%) Windows Server
6 13 (1.19%) Ubuntu
7 10 (0.92%) CentOS
8 7 (0.64%) Unix
9 1 (0.092%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.092%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,026 (94.30%) Web Development
2 368 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
3 253 (23.25%) Full Stack Development
4 236 (21.69%) Front End Development
5 141 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
6 134 (12.32%) E-Commerce
7 124 (11.40%) MVC
8 104 (9.56%) DevOps
9 102 (9.38%) Mentoring
10 101 (9.28%) Scrum
11 92 (8.46%) TDD
12 82 (7.54%) Unit Testing
13 81 (7.44%) Software Engineering
14 80 (7.35%) Microservices
15 73 (6.71%) SEO
16 65 (5.97%) SDLC
17 64 (5.88%) Pair Programming
18 62 (5.70%) Content Management
19 61 (5.61%) Test Automation
20 49 (4.50%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 778 (71.51%) JavaScript
2 309 (28.40%) PHP
3 271 (24.91%) C#
4 237 (21.78%) TypeScript
5 234 (21.51%) SQL
6 86 (7.90%) Java
7 83 (7.63%) Python
8 44 (4.04%) Ruby
9 35 (3.22%) VB
10 31 (2.85%) Kotlin
11 28 (2.57%) Tcl
12 24 (2.21%) ES8
13 23 (2.11%) ES6
14 14 (1.29%) Apple Swift
15 11 (1.01%) PHP 7
16 10 (0.92%) C++
16 10 (0.92%) Dart
16 10 (0.92%) Objective-C
17 8 (0.74%) Bash Shell
17 8 (0.74%) ES7
Qualifications
1 75 (6.89%) Degree
2 24 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (0.83%) Security Cleared
4 7 (0.64%) PhD
5 5 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.37%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.092%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.092%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.092%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (4.23%) Accessibility
2 22 (2.02%) QA
3 3 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 3 (0.28%) TickIT
4 2 (0.18%) GDPR
4 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.092%) WCAG
System Software
1 59 (5.42%) Docker
2 2 (0.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (1.01%) Kubernetes
2 6 (0.55%) Puppet
3 5 (0.46%) Ansible
3 5 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.37%) Terraform
5 3 (0.28%) Plesk
6 1 (0.092%) Grafana
6 1 (0.092%) Packer
Vendors
1 109 (10.02%) Microsoft
2 82 (7.54%) Google
3 37 (3.40%) Adobe
4 33 (3.03%) WooCommerce
5 31 (2.85%) Salesforce.com
6 27 (2.48%) Sitecore
7 15 (1.38%) Apple
8 14 (1.29%) HubSpot
9 9 (0.83%) Oracle
10 8 (0.74%) Alibaba
10 8 (0.74%) Samsung
11 7 (0.64%) Bloomberg
12 6 (0.55%) Agilent
13 5 (0.46%) Mapbox
13 5 (0.46%) Zend
14 4 (0.37%) Netlify
15 3 (0.28%) DevExpress
16 2 (0.18%) Atmel
16 2 (0.18%) Facebook
16 2 (0.18%) Xamarin