Period
to 22 August 2019

The median annual salary for a Web Developer was £38,132 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 147 144 76
Rank change year-on-year -3 -68 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Web Developer 141 181 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.85% 2.01% 3.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 2.09% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 123 161 325
West Midlands median annual salary £38,132 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.68% +15.38% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 7,350 8,678 9,609
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.51% 96.19% 96.54%
Number of salaries quoted 5,896 6,754 8,041
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,500 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £51,147 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.29% +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 22 August 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 22 August 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
Warwickshire -1 34 £42,500 +13.33% 9
Birmingham +26 30 £39,066 +20.20% 4
Staffordshire -9 23 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Sutton Coldfield +4 21 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Coventry +5 7 £32,500 -27.78% 2
Solihull -6 7 £32,500 +1.56% 1
Worcestershire -11 6 £37,500 +2.74% 11
Shropshire -4 5 £25,000 -16.67% 3
Herefordshire -22 2 £42,500 +97.67%
Wolverhampton +20 1 £45,000 +40.63% 2
Web Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 138 (97.87%) Web Development
2 120 (85.11%) JavaScript
3 113 (80.14%) CSS
4 112 (79.43%) HTML
5 68 (48.23%) C#
6 62 (43.97%) AngularJS
7 56 (39.72%) .NET
8 52 (36.88%) HTML5
9 48 (34.04%) PHP
10 47 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
11 42 (29.79%) CSS3
12 39 (27.66%) SQL
13 37 (26.24%) jQuery
14 36 (25.53%) MVC
15 33 (23.40%) React
16 31 (21.99%) MySQL
17 30 (21.28%) ASP.NET
18 27 (19.15%) Node.js
18 27 (19.15%) Git (software)
19 23 (16.31%) Laravel
20 22 (15.60%) User Experience
21 21 (14.89%) E-Commerce
22 20 (14.18%) Linux
23 19 (13.48%) Web Services
24 18 (12.77%) Docker
24 18 (12.77%) CMS
24 18 (12.77%) Scrum
24 18 (12.77%) Microsoft
25 17 (12.06%) Web Design
26 16 (11.35%) .NET Framework

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 18 (12.77%) CMS
2 7 (4.96%) Joomla!
3 5 (3.55%) Drupal
4 4 (2.84%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.84%) Umbraco
4 4 (2.84%) WordPress
5 3 (2.13%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Adobe XD
1 1 (0.71%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.22%) AWS
2 12 (8.51%) Azure
3 7 (4.96%) SaaS
4 6 (4.26%) npm
5 3 (2.13%) IaaS
5 3 (2.13%) PaaS
6 2 (1.42%) GitHub
6 2 (1.42%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.71%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.71%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.55%) HTTP
2 3 (2.13%) SSL
3 1 (0.71%) Internet
3 1 (0.71%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (21.99%) MySQL
2 11 (7.80%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.96%) Redis
4 6 (4.26%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.55%) Couchbase
6 4 (2.84%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.84%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.13%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.42%) Power BI
8 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (19.15%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.51%) Visual Studio
3 8 (5.67%) Jenkins
3 8 (5.67%) Vagrant
4 7 (4.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (3.55%) gulp
6 4 (2.84%) Selenium
7 3 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (2.13%) Grunt
7 3 (2.13%) JIRA
7 3 (2.13%) Mercurial
7 3 (2.13%) Subversion
7 3 (2.13%) webpack
8 2 (1.42%) Bitbucket
8 2 (1.42%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.71%) Balsamiq
9 1 (0.71%) JIRA Agile
General
1 13 (9.22%) Games
1 13 (9.22%) Marketing
2 10 (7.09%) Retail
3 7 (4.96%) Back Office
4 3 (2.13%) Finance
5 2 (1.42%) Public Sector
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (80.14%) CSS
2 112 (79.43%) HTML
3 62 (43.97%) AngularJS
4 56 (39.72%) .NET
5 52 (36.88%) HTML5
6 42 (29.79%) CSS3
7 37 (26.24%) jQuery
8 33 (23.40%) React
9 30 (21.28%) ASP.NET
10 27 (19.15%) Node.js
11 23 (16.31%) Laravel
12 19 (13.48%) Web Services
13 16 (11.35%) .NET Framework
13 16 (11.35%) Spring
14 14 (9.93%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (7.80%) ASP.NET Web API
16 10 (7.09%) CodeIgniter
17 9 (6.38%) Apache Cordova
17 9 (6.38%) PhoneGap
17 9 (6.38%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.60%) User Experience
2 10 (7.09%) iPad
2 10 (7.09%) Mobile App
3 7 (4.96%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.96%) NHS
4 6 (4.26%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.55%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (3.55%) Mobile Games
6 4 (2.84%) Social Media
7 3 (2.13%) New Media
8 2 (1.42%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.42%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.71%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.71%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.71%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.18%) Linux
2 9 (6.38%) Mac OS
3 7 (4.96%) Unix
4 3 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (97.87%) Web Development
2 47 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (25.53%) MVC
4 21 (14.89%) E-Commerce
5 18 (12.77%) Scrum
6 17 (12.06%) Web Design
7 15 (10.64%) Responsive Web Design
8 14 (9.93%) Analytics
8 14 (9.93%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (9.22%) Wireframes
10 10 (7.09%) A/B Testing
10 10 (7.09%) B2C
10 10 (7.09%) Content Management
10 10 (7.09%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (7.09%) Test Automation
11 9 (6.38%) Front End Development
12 8 (5.67%) OO
12 8 (5.67%) Unit Testing
13 7 (4.96%) Line Management
14 6 (4.26%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 120 (85.11%) JavaScript
2 68 (48.23%) C#
3 48 (34.04%) PHP
4 39 (27.66%) SQL
5 12 (8.51%) T-SQL
6 11 (7.80%) ES6
7 8 (5.67%) Python
7 8 (5.67%) TypeScript
8 7 (4.96%) Java
8 7 (4.96%) Ruby
9 5 (3.55%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.13%) C
11 2 (1.42%) ES7
11 2 (1.42%) Go
12 1 (0.71%) C++
12 1 (0.71%) PHP 7
12 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (4.26%) Degree
2 2 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.09%) QA
System Software
1 18 (12.77%) Docker
2 1 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.42%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (1.42%) Spotify
2 2 (1.42%) Xamarin
3 1 (0.71%) Adobe
3 1 (0.71%) Apple
3 1 (0.71%) IBM
3 1 (0.71%) WooCommerce
3 1 (0.71%) Zend