Salary by region
Average Web Developer salary in capital cities
- Melbourne: $80,000
- Sydney: $80,000
- Perth: $97,000
The technology sector in Australia is growing rapidly. It is predicted that by 2020, there will be 722,000 IT workers across the country, a 20% increase from 2014. The growth is fuelled by the emergence and adoption of new technologies, and the need for IT teams to work more effectively to implement and generate results. Web developers will play an essential part in optimising IT collaboration particularly in the area of DevOps. As companies compete against one another for talent in this area, web developers can find themselves in high demand.
Opportunities for a competitive Web Developer salary
Web developers are responsible for the planning and delivery of web applications across multiple platforms. This requires a refined combination of technical and soft skills, and proven success applying these skill sets in the industry enables candidates to negotiate a higher Web Developer salary. Additionally, in a sector shaped by constant technological change, being adaptable to new systems and hierarchies, and exhibiting exceptional written and verbal communications skills will give web developers an advantage when negotiating remuneration.
To find out more, visit the Web Developer Job Description and Duties guide