Period
to 19 October 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 139 133 102
Rank change year-on-year -6 -31 +34
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 10 18 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.40% 0.67% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.70% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 21
Edinburgh median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% +17.65%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £50,500 £42,500 £51,250
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% - +26.76%

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 2,383 2,588 2,228
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.45% 96.14% 95.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,483 1,559 1,433
Edinburgh median annual salary £46,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.24% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,200
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Applications Developer in Edinburgh

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, Applications 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 Edinburgh region featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 5 (50.00%) OO
1 5 (50.00%) XML
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) Android
1 5 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 5 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 5 (50.00%) Android Development
1 5 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 4 (40.00%) React Native
2 4 (40.00%) REST
3 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (30.00%) Cross-Platform Development
3 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) JSON
3 3 (30.00%) SOAP
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) C++
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) J2EE
4 2 (20.00%) XSD
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) JUnit
4 2 (20.00%) UML
4 2 (20.00%) N-Tier

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 1 (10.00%) Mendix
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Google Play
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) JUnit
3 1 (10.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (10.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) Trac
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) XML
2 4 (40.00%) React Native
2 4 (40.00%) REST
3 3 (30.00%) JSON
3 3 (30.00%) SOAP
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) J2EE
4 2 (20.00%) OpenGL
4 2 (20.00%) WebGL
4 2 (20.00%) XSD
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (10.00%) iOS SDK
5 1 (10.00%) jQuery
5 1 (10.00%) OpenSceneGraph
5 1 (10.00%) Qt
5 1 (10.00%) WCF
5 1 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (20.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (10.00%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Android
1 5 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) Android Development
1 5 (50.00%) iOS Development
1 5 (50.00%) OO
2 3 (30.00%) Cross-Platform Development
3 2 (20.00%) Mobile Development
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) UML
3 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Image Processing
4 1 (10.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) OOP
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) C#
2 2 (20.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Apple Swift
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) Kotlin
3 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) TypeScript
3 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Google
1 2 (20.00%) Xamarin
2 1 (10.00%) Appcelerator
2 1 (10.00%) Apple
2 1 (10.00%) Intel
2 1 (10.00%) Kony
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) OutSystems