Period
to 30 March 2020

The median annual salary for a Web Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 30 March 2020.

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
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 133 154 88
Rank change year-on-year +21 -66 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Developer 117 162 318
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.90% 2.03% 3.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 2.13% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 107 141 283
Median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £25,700 £25,000 £25,450
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 5,919 7,621 9,582
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.06% 95.51% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4,966 5,778 7,475
Median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +7.32% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%

Web Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured Web Developer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Web Developer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 30 March 2020.

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 30 March 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
Birmingham +44 47 £40,000 +4.90% 7
Warwickshire -4 22 £40,000 +29.03% 2
Coventry +41 20 £40,000 - 2
Staffordshire -13 11 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Shropshire +28 10 £32,500 -9.72% 3
Herefordshire +13 2 £45,000 - 1
Worcestershire -7 1 £35,000 -6.67% 2
Web Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Web Developer in the job title.

1 112 (95.73%) Web Development
2 90 (76.92%) JavaScript
3 78 (66.67%) HTML
4 70 (59.83%) CSS
5 48 (41.03%) PHP
6 37 (31.62%) C#
6 37 (31.62%) Git (software)
7 33 (28.21%) AngularJS
8 32 (27.35%) AWS
8 32 (27.35%) React
8 32 (27.35%) MVC
9 30 (25.64%) SQL
10 29 (24.79%) .NET
10 29 (24.79%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (24.79%) HTML5
11 27 (23.08%) MySQL
11 27 (23.08%) OO
11 27 (23.08%) Linux
12 25 (21.37%) Front End Development
12 25 (21.37%) Problem-Solving
13 24 (20.51%) CSS3
13 24 (20.51%) Laravel
14 22 (18.80%) React Native
15 21 (17.95%) ASP.NET
16 19 (16.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 18 (15.38%) Web Services
18 17 (14.53%) Unix
19 16 (13.68%) Docker
19 16 (13.68%) User Experience
19 16 (13.68%) Self-Motivation

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 15 (12.82%) CMS
2 12 (10.26%) Umbraco
3 7 (5.98%) WordPress
4 3 (2.56%) Drupal
4 3 (2.56%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.71%) Moodle
5 2 (1.71%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.85%) Apache
6 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (1.71%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (9.40%) Magento
2 5 (4.27%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.85%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 32 (27.35%) AWS
2 13 (11.11%) npm
3 11 (9.40%) Heroku
4 8 (6.84%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 6 (5.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 6 (5.13%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (5.13%) Amazon ECS
5 6 (5.13%) Amazon S3
5 6 (5.13%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (5.13%) Serverless
6 2 (1.71%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.85%) Azure
7 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.84%) Internet
2 4 (3.42%) Intranet
3 1 (0.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (23.08%) MySQL
2 13 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 13 (11.11%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.13%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (5.13%) Geospatial Data
3 6 (5.13%) GIS
3 6 (5.13%) MariaDB
3 6 (5.13%) RDBMS
3 6 (5.13%) Redis
4 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.85%) CouchDB
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 37 (31.62%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.40%) GitLab
2 11 (9.40%) Grunt
2 11 (9.40%) gulp
2 11 (9.40%) Sinon.JS
2 11 (9.40%) webpack
3 7 (5.98%) Jenkins
4 6 (5.13%) Mocha
5 5 (4.27%) Jasmine
6 3 (2.56%) PHPUnit
6 3 (2.56%) Subversion
6 3 (2.56%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.71%) JIRA
7 2 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.71%) Xdebug
8 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.85%) Firebug
8 1 (0.85%) IntelliJ
General
1 6 (5.13%) Marketing
2 5 (4.27%) Finance
3 1 (0.85%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (66.67%) HTML
2 70 (59.83%) CSS
3 33 (28.21%) AngularJS
4 32 (27.35%) React
5 29 (24.79%) .NET
5 29 (24.79%) HTML5
6 24 (20.51%) CSS3
6 24 (20.51%) Laravel
7 22 (18.80%) React Native
8 21 (17.95%) ASP.NET
9 19 (16.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 18 (15.38%) Web Services
11 15 (12.82%) Node.js
12 14 (11.97%) Sass
13 11 (9.40%) Browserify
13 11 (9.40%) Express
13 11 (9.40%) jQuery
13 11 (9.40%) REST
13 11 (9.40%) WebGL
13 11 (9.40%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.68%) Self-Motivation
1 16 (13.68%) User Experience
2 15 (12.82%) Mobile App
3 11 (9.40%) Algorithms
3 11 (9.40%) Data Structures
4 8 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.56%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.71%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.85%) FMCG
7 1 (0.85%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (0.85%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 27 (23.08%) Linux
2 17 (14.53%) Unix
3 9 (7.69%) Windows
4 2 (1.71%) Android
4 2 (1.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (95.73%) Web Development
2 32 (27.35%) MVC
3 29 (24.79%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (23.08%) OO
5 25 (21.37%) Front End Development
5 25 (21.37%) Problem-Solving
6 15 (12.82%) Computer Science
7 14 (11.97%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (11.97%) OOP
8 13 (11.11%) Web Design
9 12 (10.26%) Configuration Management
9 12 (10.26%) DevOps
10 11 (9.40%) Complexity Analysis
10 11 (9.40%) E-Commerce
10 11 (9.40%) Kalman Filter
10 11 (9.40%) OOD
10 11 (9.40%) Regression Testing
10 11 (9.40%) Scrum
10 11 (9.40%) Test Automation
11 10 (8.55%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 90 (76.92%) JavaScript
2 48 (41.03%) PHP
3 37 (31.62%) C#
4 30 (25.64%) SQL
5 16 (13.68%) Python
6 13 (11.11%) ES6
7 10 (8.55%) VB.NET
8 8 (6.84%) C++
9 6 (5.13%) C
9 6 (5.13%) Embedded C
9 6 (5.13%) Ruby
10 5 (4.27%) ES7
11 3 (2.56%) Java
12 2 (1.71%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.71%) PHP 7
12 2 (1.71%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.71%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (1.71%) DV Cleared
1 2 (1.71%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.85%) Degree
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 16 (13.68%) Docker
2 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (4.27%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (4.27%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (10.26%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.71%) Adobe
2 2 (1.71%) Sitecore
3 1 (0.85%) Google
3 1 (0.85%) Rackspace