Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Application Developer
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 155 188 171
Rank change year-on-year +33 -17 -58
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 36 30 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.93% 0.63% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.65% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 42 29 30
Birmingham median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -15.15% +3.13%
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,500 £26,100
90th Percentile £65,000 £54,250 £57,500
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -13.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. 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
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3726 4590 3856
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.20% 96.43% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2996 3433 3227
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured Applications Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Developer in Birmingham

Applications Developer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Developer in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Applications Developer in Birmingham

Applications Developer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Developer in Birmingham over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Developer in Birmingham

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Applications Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 26 (72.22%) JavaScript
2 18 (50.00%) HTML
2 18 (50.00%) CSS
2 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (50.00%) jQuery
2 18 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 18 (50.00%) Node.js
3 16 (44.44%) MVC
3 16 (44.44%) PHP
4 15 (41.67%) Linux
5 13 (36.11%) Pug
5 13 (36.11%) Express
5 13 (36.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 13 (36.11%) Smarty
5 13 (36.11%) Mocha
5 13 (36.11%) Ruby
5 13 (36.11%) Ruby on Rails
5 13 (36.11%) Telecoms
5 13 (36.11%) Data Security
5 13 (36.11%) Scrum
6 10 (27.78%) .NET
7 9 (25.00%) AngularJS
8 8 (22.22%) ETL
9 7 (19.44%) OO
9 7 (19.44%) SQL
10 6 (16.67%) Java
10 6 (16.67%) Mobile App
11 5 (13.89%) Apache Cordova
11 5 (13.89%) Android
11 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure

Applications Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (5.56%) Drupal
2 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) MarkLogic
2 4 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 4 (11.11%) Power BI
2 4 (11.11%) QlikView
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (36.11%) Mocha
3 4 (11.11%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (2.78%) Bower
4 1 (2.78%) Grunt
4 1 (2.78%) gulp
4 1 (2.78%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (36.11%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.11%) Legal
2 4 (11.11%) Retail
3 3 (8.33%) Advertising
4 1 (2.78%) Back Office
4 1 (2.78%) Finance
4 1 (2.78%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (50.00%) CSS
1 18 (50.00%) HTML
1 18 (50.00%) jQuery
1 18 (50.00%) Node.js
2 13 (36.11%) Express
2 13 (36.11%) Pug
2 13 (36.11%) Ruby on Rails
2 13 (36.11%) Smarty
2 13 (36.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 10 (27.78%) .NET
4 9 (25.00%) AngularJS
5 5 (13.89%) Apache Cordova
5 5 (13.89%) Ionic Framework
6 4 (11.11%) React
6 4 (11.11%) REST
6 4 (11.11%) SOAP
6 4 (11.11%) XML
6 4 (11.11%) XML Schema
6 4 (11.11%) XSD
6 4 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.56%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (41.67%) Linux
2 5 (13.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (44.44%) MVC
3 13 (36.11%) Data Security
3 13 (36.11%) Scrum
4 8 (22.22%) ETL
5 7 (19.44%) OO
6 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (11.11%) Kimball Methodology
6 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 4 (11.11%) OOD
6 4 (11.11%) RDF
6 4 (11.11%) SOA
6 4 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 4 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 3 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
7 3 (8.33%) Web Development
8 2 (5.56%) OOP
8 2 (5.56%) Software Engineering
9 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.78%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (72.22%) JavaScript
2 16 (44.44%) PHP
3 13 (36.11%) Ruby
4 7 (19.44%) SQL
5 6 (16.67%) Java
6 4 (11.11%) C#
6 4 (11.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 4 (11.11%) SPARQL
6 4 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 4 (11.11%) XPath
6 4 (11.11%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle
2 4 (11.11%) Tableau
2 4 (11.11%) Talend
3 2 (5.56%) DevExpress