Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 140 126 82
Rank change year-on-year -14 -44 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Developer 127 171 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.88% 2.18% 3.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 2.28% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 109 154 315
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -4.11%
10th Percentile £27,350 £23,000 £24,100
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £46,250
England 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 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 6,478 7,493 9,552
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.06% 95.63% 96.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5,383 5,690 7,606
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,488 £23,750
90th Percentile £71,807 £69,055 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +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 January 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 23 January 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 +41 55 £42,500 +49.12% 12
Warwickshire +5 24 £45,000 +28.57% 7
Coventry +15 17 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Staffordshire -15 12 £40,000 +5.26% 12
Shropshire +24 7 £32,500 -9.72% 2
Worcestershire -8 6 £37,500 - 2
Sutton Coldfield -4 2 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Solihull -6 1 £25,000 -41.18% 1
Walsall -21 1 £42,500 +30.77%
Web Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 120 (94.49%) Web Development
2 106 (83.46%) JavaScript
3 101 (79.53%) HTML
4 94 (74.02%) CSS
5 60 (47.24%) C#
6 56 (44.09%) HTML5
7 49 (38.58%) PHP
8 48 (37.80%) Agile Software Development
9 42 (33.07%) .NET
9 42 (33.07%) CSS3
10 35 (27.56%) AngularJS
10 35 (27.56%) SQL
11 31 (24.41%) ASP.NET
12 29 (22.83%) MVC
12 29 (22.83%) ES6
12 29 (22.83%) Problem-Solving
13 28 (22.05%) React
14 27 (21.26%) Git (software)
15 25 (19.69%) User Experience
15 25 (19.69%) Front End Development
16 24 (18.90%) jQuery
16 24 (18.90%) OO
17 22 (17.32%) Microsoft
17 22 (17.32%) AWS
18 21 (16.54%) Laravel
19 20 (15.75%) React Native
20 17 (13.39%) Mobile App
20 17 (13.39%) ASP.NET Web API
20 17 (13.39%) Web Services
21 16 (12.60%) Sass

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 12 (9.45%) CMS
2 8 (6.30%) Umbraco
2 8 (6.30%) WordPress
3 2 (1.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.57%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.79%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (2.36%) Adobe XD
1 3 (2.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (7.87%) Magento
2 5 (3.94%) OpenCart
3 1 (0.79%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 22 (17.32%) AWS
2 12 (9.45%) Heroku
2 12 (9.45%) npm
3 3 (2.36%) Azure
4 2 (1.57%) SaaS
5 1 (0.79%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.51%) Internet
2 2 (1.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.81%) SQL Server
2 14 (11.02%) MySQL
3 11 (8.66%) Relational Database
4 7 (5.51%) MariaDB
4 7 (5.51%) RDBMS
5 6 (4.72%) Geospatial Data
5 6 (4.72%) GIS
6 2 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.79%) Power BI
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (21.26%) Git (software)
2 12 (9.45%) Grunt
2 12 (9.45%) gulp
2 12 (9.45%) Sinon.JS
2 12 (9.45%) webpack
3 11 (8.66%) Visual Studio
4 5 (3.94%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.15%) Jasmine
5 4 (3.15%) Mocha
5 4 (3.15%) Subversion
6 3 (2.36%) Balsamiq
6 3 (2.36%) GitLab
7 2 (1.57%) Karma Test Runner
7 2 (1.57%) Selenium
7 2 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.79%) Firebug
8 1 (0.79%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (8.66%) Games
2 7 (5.51%) Marketing
3 2 (1.57%) Finance
4 1 (0.79%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (79.53%) HTML
2 94 (74.02%) CSS
3 56 (44.09%) HTML5
4 42 (33.07%) .NET
4 42 (33.07%) CSS3
5 35 (27.56%) AngularJS
6 31 (24.41%) ASP.NET
7 28 (22.05%) React
8 24 (18.90%) jQuery
9 21 (16.54%) Laravel
10 20 (15.75%) React Native
11 17 (13.39%) ASP.NET Web API
11 17 (13.39%) Web Services
12 16 (12.60%) Sass
13 14 (11.02%) .NET Framework
14 13 (10.24%) Node.js
14 13 (10.24%) phpspec
14 13 (10.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 12 (9.45%) Chai
15 12 (9.45%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.69%) User Experience
2 17 (13.39%) Mobile App
3 15 (11.81%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (9.45%) Algorithms
4 12 (9.45%) Data Structures
5 9 (7.09%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (6.30%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.57%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.79%) FMCG
8 1 (0.79%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 11 (8.66%) Linux
2 7 (5.51%) Unix
3 4 (3.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (94.49%) Web Development
2 48 (37.80%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (22.83%) MVC
3 29 (22.83%) Problem-Solving
4 25 (19.69%) Front End Development
5 24 (18.90%) OO
6 14 (11.02%) Computer Science
7 13 (10.24%) OOP
8 12 (9.45%) Complexity Analysis
8 12 (9.45%) DevOps
8 12 (9.45%) Kalman Filter
8 12 (9.45%) OOD
8 12 (9.45%) Regression Testing
9 11 (8.66%) Scrum
10 10 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (7.87%) SDLC
10 10 (7.87%) Web Design
11 8 (6.30%) E-Commerce
12 7 (5.51%) Architectural Design
12 7 (5.51%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 106 (83.46%) JavaScript
2 60 (47.24%) C#
3 49 (38.58%) PHP
4 35 (27.56%) SQL
5 29 (22.83%) ES6
6 10 (7.87%) T-SQL
7 9 (7.09%) Python
8 7 (5.51%) VB.NET
9 6 (4.72%) ES7
9 6 (4.72%) Ruby
10 4 (3.15%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (5.51%) Docker
2 1 (0.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.36%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.36%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (17.32%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.36%) Adobe
2 3 (2.36%) Apple
2 3 (2.36%) IBM
2 3 (2.36%) Xamarin
3 2 (1.57%) Sitecore
3 2 (1.57%) Spotify
4 1 (0.79%) Rackspace
4 1 (0.79%) WooCommerce