Period
to 23 March 2019

The median annual salary for a Web Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 23 March 2019.

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

Web Developer
England > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 134 86 78
Rank change year-on-year -48 -8 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Developer 165 325 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.06% 3.27% 3.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.15% 3.38% 3.71%
Number of salaries quoted 141 283 345
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,050 £24,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £51,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% 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 advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 7,657 9,609 9,651
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.52% 96.58% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5,820 7,513 7,822
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.98% +1.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £67,550 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% -

Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured Web Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Web Developer in the West Midlands

Web Developer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Web Developer in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Web Developer in the West Midlands

Web Developer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Web Developer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 23 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Web Developer in the West Midlands

Web Developer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Web Developer within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 March 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
Birmingham -20 37 £38,132 +8.95% 10
Staffordshire +17 33 £40,000 +10.34% 7
Worcestershire -33 27 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Warwickshire -16 25 £31,000 -17.33% 11
Sutton Coldfield +6 16 £37,500 +7.14% 3
Solihull -26 10 £36,000 +2.86% 3
Walsall +2 4 £32,500 -17.20% 1
Dudley +2 3 £27,500 +10.00%
Wolverhampton +26 2 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Coventry +9 2 £40,000 +2.56% 5
Shropshire -27 2 £36,000 +20.00% 6
Herefordshire -15 1 - -
Web Developer
England

Web Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Web Developer in the job title.

1 159 (96.36%) Web Development
2 125 (75.76%) CSS
3 119 (72.12%) JavaScript
4 115 (69.70%) HTML
5 74 (44.85%) C#
6 71 (43.03%) PHP
7 60 (36.36%) AngularJS
8 57 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
9 55 (33.33%) MySQL
10 54 (32.73%) .NET
11 52 (31.52%) MVC
11 52 (31.52%) jQuery
12 48 (29.09%) SQL
13 42 (25.45%) Git (software)
14 41 (24.85%) HTML5
15 40 (24.24%) Laravel
16 38 (23.03%) Web Services
17 37 (22.42%) CSS3
18 32 (19.39%) ASP.NET
19 30 (18.18%) SQL Server
20 26 (15.76%) React
21 25 (15.15%) User Experience
21 25 (15.15%) Node.js
22 24 (14.55%) Marketing
23 23 (13.94%) Linux
23 23 (13.94%) CMS
23 23 (13.94%) Front End Development
23 23 (13.94%) Problem-Solving
24 21 (12.73%) Mac OS
24 21 (12.73%) Amazon AWS

Web Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 23 (13.94%) CMS
2 12 (7.27%) Joomla!
3 9 (5.45%) Umbraco
4 6 (3.64%) ColdFusion
4 6 (3.64%) WordPress
5 3 (1.82%) Drupal
5 3 (1.82%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.61%) GeoServer
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (3.03%) Magento
2 2 (1.21%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.61%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 21 (12.73%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (7.27%) GitHub
3 6 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.82%) SaaS
5 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.21%) Slack
6 1 (0.61%) AdWords
6 1 (0.61%) Silverpop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (33.33%) MySQL
2 30 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 12 (7.27%) Couchbase
4 11 (6.67%) Redis
5 10 (6.06%) MongoDB
5 10 (6.06%) NoSQL
6 7 (4.24%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (3.64%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (3.64%) InterSystems Cache
7 6 (3.64%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.61%) GIS
9 1 (0.61%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 42 (25.45%) Git (software)
2 20 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (8.48%) Visual Studio
4 13 (7.88%) gulp
5 8 (4.85%) Bitbucket
5 8 (4.85%) Subversion
6 7 (4.24%) git-flow
6 7 (4.24%) JIRA
7 4 (2.42%) Selenium
8 2 (1.21%) Mocha
8 2 (1.21%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (14.55%) Marketing
2 16 (9.70%) Games
3 12 (7.27%) Back Office
3 12 (7.27%) Finance
4 6 (3.64%) Law
4 6 (3.64%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.42%) Retail
6 2 (1.21%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.61%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (75.76%) CSS
2 115 (69.70%) HTML
3 60 (36.36%) AngularJS
4 54 (32.73%) .NET
5 52 (31.52%) jQuery
6 41 (24.85%) HTML5
7 40 (24.24%) Laravel
8 38 (23.03%) Web Services
9 37 (22.42%) CSS3
10 32 (19.39%) ASP.NET
11 26 (15.76%) React
12 25 (15.15%) Node.js
13 20 (12.12%) Spring
14 18 (10.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 15 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
16 14 (8.48%) JSP
17 12 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC
17 12 (7.27%) Handlebars
18 11 (6.67%) .NET Framework
18 11 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.15%) User Experience
2 14 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.48%) Mobile App
3 12 (7.27%) Mobile Games
3 12 (7.27%) NHS
3 12 (7.27%) Social Media
4 10 (6.06%) Management Information System
5 8 (4.85%) Algorithms
5 8 (4.85%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (4.24%) New Media
7 2 (1.21%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.61%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.61%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.94%) Linux
2 21 (12.73%) Mac OS
3 14 (8.48%) Unix
4 9 (5.45%) Windows
5 3 (1.82%) Android
6 2 (1.21%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (96.36%) Web Development
2 57 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (31.52%) MVC
4 23 (13.94%) Front End Development
4 23 (13.94%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (10.30%) E-Commerce
6 16 (9.70%) Mathematics
7 14 (8.48%) Computer Science
8 13 (7.88%) Analytics
8 13 (7.88%) Scrum
9 12 (7.27%) Content Management
9 12 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (7.27%) Creative Thinking
9 12 (7.27%) Data Entry
9 12 (7.27%) Line Management
9 12 (7.27%) Software Engineering
9 12 (7.27%) Web Design
10 10 (6.06%) Customer Requirements
11 8 (4.85%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (4.85%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 119 (72.12%) JavaScript
2 74 (44.85%) C#
3 71 (43.03%) PHP
4 48 (29.09%) SQL
5 18 (10.91%) Java
6 15 (9.09%) Ruby
7 14 (8.48%) Python
8 12 (7.27%) Bash Shell
9 9 (5.45%) C++
9 9 (5.45%) T-SQL
10 6 (3.64%) ES6
10 6 (3.64%) TypeScript
11 5 (3.03%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.82%) ES7
13 2 (1.21%) C
13 2 (1.21%) Perl
14 1 (0.61%) ES8
14 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (9.70%) Security Cleared
2 13 (7.88%) Degree
2 13 (7.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.61%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.61%) QA
1 1 (0.61%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (2.42%) Docker
2 1 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.61%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (11.52%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.03%) Zend
3 3 (1.82%) Oracle
4 2 (1.21%) Google
5 1 (0.61%) Apple
5 1 (0.61%) IBM