Period
to 5 July 2020

The median annual salary for a Web Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 5 July 2020.

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 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 258 272 210
Rank change year-on-year +14 -62 -48
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Developer 961 1,810 2,939
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.22% 1.23% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 1.28% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 949 1,690 2,798
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,863 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 74,972 141,263 171,390
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.11% 95.89% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 60,327 112,784 139,236
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Web Developer in the UK

Web Developer
Top 18 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 July 2020. 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 +14 886 £45,000 +5.88% 170
UK excluding London +26 718 £42,500 +6.25% 154
South East +32 249 £45,000 +12.50% 29
London -9 217 £60,000 +14.29% 27
Midlands +32 135 £40,000 +4.90% 33
North of England +56 126 £40,000 +6.67% 41
South West +54 96 £45,000 +20.00% 15
Work from Home +71 95 £45,000 - 37
West Midlands +35 78 £40,000 +6.67% 20
North West +42 70 £45,000 +20.00% 26
East of England +53 65 £40,000 -11.11% 23
East Midlands +30 57 £40,000 -11.11% 13
Yorkshire +84 50 £35,000 - 8
Scotland +49 33 £41,250 +7.84% 9
Northern Ireland +30 10 £35,000 -12.50% 3
North East +20 6 £32,000 -25.58% 7
Wales -7 5 £27,500 -17.29% 1
Channel Islands - 3 £67,500 -

Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 July 2020, 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.

1 899 (93.55%) Web Development
2 706 (73.47%) JavaScript
3 622 (64.72%) HTML
4 613 (63.79%) CSS
5 383 (39.85%) .NET
6 365 (37.98%) C#
7 331 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
8 328 (34.13%) AngularJS
9 291 (30.28%) PHP
10 279 (29.03%) MVC
11 271 (28.20%) ASP.NET
12 259 (26.95%) Git (software)
13 247 (25.70%) jQuery
14 228 (23.73%) HTML5
15 224 (23.31%) React
16 212 (22.06%) SQL
17 182 (18.94%) MySQL
18 172 (17.90%) SQL Server
19 155 (16.13%) User Experience
20 151 (15.71%) Finance
21 142 (14.78%) ASP.NET MVC
21 142 (14.78%) Front End Development
22 127 (13.22%) CMS
23 126 (13.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 126 (13.11%) CSS3
24 122 (12.70%) Azure
25 120 (12.49%) Node.js
25 120 (12.49%) Vue.js
26 109 (11.34%) Sass
27 108 (11.24%) Problem-Solving

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
1 127 (13.22%) CMS
2 87 (9.05%) WordPress
3 31 (3.23%) Umbraco
4 28 (2.91%) Elasticsearch
5 18 (1.87%) Apache
5 18 (1.87%) Drupal
5 18 (1.87%) EPiServer
6 13 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
7 9 (0.94%) Confluence
8 6 (0.62%) IIS
8 6 (0.62%) Moodle
9 5 (0.52%) MODX
9 5 (0.52%) WildFly
10 4 (0.42%) Jadu
10 4 (0.42%) Liferay
10 4 (0.42%) Mendix
10 4 (0.42%) nginx
10 4 (0.42%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.31%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.31%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 24 (2.50%) Photoshop
2 20 (2.08%) Sketch
3 13 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.62%) Adobe XD
5 4 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.31%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.21%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.10%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.10%) Figma
8 1 (0.10%) FileZilla
8 1 (0.10%) InVision
Business Applications
1 46 (4.79%) Magento
2 12 (1.25%) Shopify
3 4 (0.42%) OpenText MBPM
3 4 (0.42%) StreamServe
3 4 (0.42%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.31%) OpenCart
5 2 (0.21%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.21%) Summit
6 1 (0.10%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.10%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 122 (12.70%) Azure
2 67 (6.97%) AWS
3 27 (2.81%) npm
4 21 (2.19%) GitHub
5 20 (2.08%) SaaS
6 12 (1.25%) Serverless
7 10 (1.04%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 9 (0.94%) Google Analytics
9 7 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
9 7 (0.73%) AWS Lambda
9 7 (0.73%) GCP
10 6 (0.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 6 (0.62%) Amazon ECS
10 6 (0.62%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.52%) OpenShift
11 5 (0.52%) Power Platform
12 4 (0.42%) G Suite
13 3 (0.31%) Amazon Cognito
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.56%) Internet
2 11 (1.14%) DNS
3 9 (0.94%) Wireless
4 8 (0.83%) Intranet
5 5 (0.52%) SSH
6 4 (0.42%) HTTP
6 4 (0.42%) Skype
7 3 (0.31%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.21%) Network Security
9 1 (0.10%) FTP
9 1 (0.10%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (18.94%) MySQL
2 172 (17.90%) SQL Server
3 39 (4.06%) NoSQL
4 35 (3.64%) Relational Database
5 33 (3.43%) MongoDB
6 22 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 22 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 21 (2.19%) Redis
8 13 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (0.94%) RDBMS
10 8 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
10 8 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.52%) Azure SQL Database
12 5 (0.52%) InterSystems Cache
12 5 (0.52%) MySQL Workbench
12 5 (0.52%) Power BI
12 5 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
13 4 (0.42%) Couchbase
13 4 (0.42%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 259 (26.95%) Git (software)
2 41 (4.27%) Jenkins
3 34 (3.54%) Subversion
4 33 (3.43%) gulp
5 31 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 30 (3.12%) Selenium
7 29 (3.02%) JIRA
8 28 (2.91%) Visual Studio
9 27 (2.81%) webpack
10 23 (2.39%) Jasmine
11 21 (2.19%) Grunt
12 19 (1.98%) Cypress.io
13 15 (1.56%) PHPUnit
14 14 (1.46%) Protractor
15 12 (1.25%) Cucumber
15 12 (1.25%) JUnit
15 12 (1.25%) TeamCity
16 11 (1.14%) Balsamiq
16 11 (1.14%) GitLab
17 10 (1.04%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 151 (15.71%) Finance
2 75 (7.80%) Marketing
3 70 (7.28%) Retail
4 25 (2.60%) Manufacturing
5 24 (2.50%) Games
6 21 (2.19%) Banking
7 12 (1.25%) Advertising
8 9 (0.94%) Law
9 8 (0.83%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.73%) Public Sector
11 6 (0.62%) Back Office
11 6 (0.62%) Publishing
12 5 (0.52%) Telecoms
13 4 (0.42%) Electronics
13 4 (0.42%) Front Office
13 4 (0.42%) Legal
13 4 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.10%) Billing
14 1 (0.10%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 622 (64.72%) HTML
2 613 (63.79%) CSS
3 383 (39.85%) .NET
4 328 (34.13%) AngularJS
5 271 (28.20%) ASP.NET
6 247 (25.70%) jQuery
7 228 (23.73%) HTML5
8 224 (23.31%) React
9 142 (14.78%) ASP.NET MVC
10 126 (13.11%) CSS3
10 126 (13.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 120 (12.49%) Node.js
11 120 (12.49%) Vue.js
12 109 (11.34%) Sass
13 105 (10.93%) Web Services
14 98 (10.20%) REST
15 97 (10.09%) ASP.NET Web API
16 89 (9.26%) .NET Core
17 86 (8.95%) Laravel
18 65 (6.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 155 (16.13%) User Experience
2 71 (7.39%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (5.41%) Greenfield Project
4 34 (3.54%) Mobile App
5 32 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
6 27 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
7 22 (2.29%) Linux Command Line
8 12 (1.25%) N-Tier
8 12 (1.25%) Smartphone
9 11 (1.14%) Contract for Difference
9 11 (1.14%) W3C
10 8 (0.83%) Data Structures
11 7 (0.73%) Hedge funds
12 6 (0.62%) e-Learning
12 6 (0.62%) Graphic Design
13 5 (0.52%) Animation
13 5 (0.52%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.52%) Social Media
14 4 (0.42%) Equities
14 4 (0.42%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 99 (10.30%) Linux
2 23 (2.39%) Android
3 19 (1.98%) Apple iOS
4 17 (1.77%) Windows
5 14 (1.46%) Unix
6 3 (0.31%) CentOS
6 3 (0.31%) Debian
7 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.10%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 899 (93.55%) Web Development
2 331 (34.44%) Agile Software Development
3 279 (29.03%) MVC
4 142 (14.78%) Front End Development
5 108 (11.24%) Problem-Solving
6 103 (10.72%) DevOps
7 82 (8.53%) E-Commerce
8 79 (8.22%) Scrum
9 74 (7.70%) Unit Testing
10 67 (6.97%) Continuous Integration
11 61 (6.35%) Microservices
12 60 (6.24%) Fintech
12 60 (6.24%) Test Automation
13 57 (5.93%) OO
14 53 (5.52%) TDD
15 52 (5.41%) SDLC
16 50 (5.20%) OOP
16 50 (5.20%) Software Engineering
17 49 (5.10%) Computer Science
18 40 (4.16%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 706 (73.47%) JavaScript
2 365 (37.98%) C#
3 291 (30.28%) PHP
4 212 (22.06%) SQL
5 95 (9.89%) TypeScript
6 82 (8.53%) Java
7 78 (8.12%) Python
8 37 (3.85%) T-SQL
9 36 (3.75%) ES6
10 34 (3.54%) C++
11 15 (1.56%) C
11 15 (1.56%) PHP 7
11 15 (1.56%) PL/SQL
11 15 (1.56%) Ruby
12 11 (1.14%) Bash Shell
13 9 (0.94%) Perl
14 7 (0.73%) Go
14 7 (0.73%) Objective-C
15 6 (0.62%) PowerShell
15 6 (0.62%) R
Qualifications
1 53 (5.52%) Degree
2 19 (1.98%) Security Cleared
3 15 (1.56%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.52%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.21%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.10%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.02%) QA
2 5 (0.52%) WCAG
3 2 (0.21%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 101 (10.51%) Docker
2 4 (0.42%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 42 (4.37%) Kubernetes
2 10 (1.04%) cPanel
3 4 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.42%) Puppet
3 4 (0.42%) Terraform
4 1 (0.10%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 80 (8.32%) Microsoft
2 30 (3.12%) Adobe
3 22 (2.29%) Google
3 22 (2.29%) Oracle
4 20 (2.08%) Zend
5 18 (1.87%) Sitecore
6 7 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (0.73%) WooCommerce
7 6 (0.62%) SAP
8 5 (0.52%) Tableau
8 5 (0.52%) Xamarin
9 4 (0.42%) Apple
9 4 (0.42%) IBM
9 4 (0.42%) OpenText
9 4 (0.42%) Sun
10 3 (0.31%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.21%) Hotjar
11 2 (0.21%) HubSpot
11 2 (0.21%) Panasonic
11 2 (0.21%) SendGrid