Period
to 16 October 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 16 October 2017.

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

Application Developer
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
16 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 105 130
Rank change year-on-year -30 +25 -15
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 18 30 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.67% 1.31% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 1.37% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 16 18 21
Edinburgh median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +17.65% -9.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,350 £26,000
90th Percentile £42,500 £47,650 £45,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year - +26.76% +1.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. 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
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2581 2189 2869
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.95% 95.34% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1552 1413 1806
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Developer in Edinburgh

Applications Developer
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Applications Developer in Edinburgh

Applications Developer
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Developer in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 16 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Developer in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 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 Edinburgh region featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (94.44%) HTML
3 14 (77.78%) CSS
4 11 (61.11%) jQuery
5 10 (55.56%) C#
5 10 (55.56%) Relational Database
6 9 (50.00%) .NET
6 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
7 8 (44.44%) HTML5
8 7 (38.89%) AngularJS
9 6 (33.33%) Subversion
9 6 (33.33%) Django
9 6 (33.33%) JSON
9 6 (33.33%) Python
9 6 (33.33%) MVC
9 6 (33.33%) SQL
9 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
10 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (27.78%) Entity Framework
10 5 (27.78%) CSS3
10 5 (27.78%) RDBMS
10 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
10 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
11 4 (22.22%) e-Learning
11 4 (22.22%) Ajax
11 4 (22.22%) SEO
11 4 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 4 (22.22%) CMS

Applications Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 4 (22.22%) CMS
2 3 (16.67%) Umbraco
3 2 (11.11%) Apache
3 2 (11.11%) Moodle
4 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) Relational Database
2 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (27.78%) RDBMS
4 2 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 6 (33.33%) Subversion
2 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 2 (11.11%) Maven
4 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) HTML
2 14 (77.78%) CSS
3 11 (61.11%) jQuery
4 9 (50.00%) .NET
5 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
5 8 (44.44%) HTML5
6 7 (38.89%) AngularJS
7 6 (33.33%) Django
7 6 (33.33%) JSON
8 5 (27.78%) .NET Framework
8 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (27.78%) CSS3
8 5 (27.78%) Entity Framework
9 4 (22.22%) Ajax
9 4 (22.22%) Apache Cordova
9 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (22.22%) LESS
9 4 (22.22%) PhoneGap
9 4 (22.22%) Sass
9 4 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) e-Learning
2 2 (11.11%) VLE
3 1 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) MVC
3 4 (22.22%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 4 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (22.22%) SEO
4 3 (16.67%) OO
5 2 (11.11%) BDD
5 2 (11.11%) Kanban
5 2 (11.11%) Open Source
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) SDLC
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) Web Application Development
6 1 (5.56%) OOD
6 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (55.56%) C#
3 6 (33.33%) Python
3 6 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) Java
5 2 (11.11%) Ruby
6 1 (5.56%) C++
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Xamarin
3 2 (11.11%) Red Hat