If you’re a developer then you already know that HTML5 has been all the rage since 2009 – 2010 after Apple waged a war against Adobe’s Flash. The roll out of smartphones and tablets at a breakneck pace have grown the use and interest of HTML5 as platform to build websites, apps and a companies presence on. HTML5 has also helped fuel the Responsive Web Design trend as well.
If you take a look at the Google Trends search graph below you can see the massive trend explosion of people’s interest in HTML5 just at the end of 2009 and the meteoric rise as the interest in HTML5 development still continues to grow.
What this means for developers that have been training themselves in how to develop with HTML5 is bigger salaries and a.workplace that needs more HTML5 developers than there are available. If you have the skills to implement HTML5 in different platforms and environments then you will be rewarded with a high salary and can expect top pay for your knowledge.
To have an understanding of where HTML5 Developers sit compared to the rest of web developers the BLS collected median wage data in 2010 for the overall web developer job pool. This information also includes per hour and per year calculations for people in the fields of Information Security Analysts, Computer Network Architects along with Web Developers. As you can see this is a pretty broad range analysis and can’t be expected to have too much hard evidence on particular specializations in web development. Nonetheless the expected job growth of web developers is expected to be about 22% from 2010 to 2020 which is quite a bit more than other careers. The total number of jobs available is about 302,300 and will grow by 65,700 jobs in the coming decade. The median pay for Web Developers, Information Security Analysts and Computer Network Architects is $75,600 a year. This comes out to be about $36.37 an hour for developers and any generalized fields.
Listed below is information that is specific to HTML5 Developer job salaries that you can expect to receive in that state area. Our state by state breakdown allows you to see which state is best to get a job as an HTML5 programmer and designer. The salary information provided below is off of real-world job listings for HTML5 developers and the pay offered for those jobs. We source Indeed, Simply Hired, PayScale and GlassDoor.com. The information provided by Indeed about their process for collecting salary averages is as follows: “Indeed Salary Search is based on an index of salary information extracted from over 50 million job postings from thousands of unique sources over the last 12 months. Many job descriptions don’t contain salary information, but there are enough that do to produce statistically significant median salaries for millions of keyword, job title and location combinations – in fact, most job searches you are likely to think of. As new jobs are added each day, the Indeed Salary Search index is automatically updated with fresh salary data, so the salary results are as up-to-date as they could possibly be.”