Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 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
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 406 409 343
Rank change year-on-year +3 -66 -25
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 1255 1313 1973
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.74% 0.74% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.76% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1103 1137 1724
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161568 172325 198595
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.73% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130662 145385 166655
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,375
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Developer in England

Applications Developer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Applications Developer in England

Applications Developer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Developer in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Developer in England

Applications Developer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer within the England region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +38 410 £52,500 - 25
South East -38 249 £45,000 - 21
Midlands +23 202 £35,000 -12.50% 11
North of England +24 182 £36,250 -3.33% 20
West Midlands +35 121 £35,000 - 7
South West +67 114 £38,000 - 7
East of England -2 102 £45,000 +12.50% 12
North West -5 99 £37,500 -2.91% 12
East Midlands +1 82 £37,500 -9.64% 4
Yorkshire +22 75 £32,500 -10.96% 5
North East +9 11 £35,000 +12.00% 3
Applications Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 619 (49.32%) C#
2 610 (48.61%) JavaScript
3 581 (46.29%) .NET
4 508 (40.48%) HTML
5 492 (39.20%) Agile Software Development
6 455 (36.25%) SQL
7 435 (34.66%) CSS
8 402 (32.03%) SQL Server
9 390 (31.08%) MVC
10 337 (26.85%) ASP.NET
11 320 (25.50%) AngularJS
12 317 (25.26%) Java
13 276 (21.99%) Microsoft
14 271 (21.59%) HTML5
15 248 (19.76%) jQuery
16 245 (19.52%) Android
17 229 (18.25%) Finance
18 219 (17.45%) Mobile App
19 206 (16.41%) Apple iOS
20 197 (15.70%) Android Development
21 178 (14.18%) Degree
22 177 (14.10%) iOS Development
23 176 (14.02%) Scrum
24 172 (13.71%) Git (software)
25 171 (13.63%) Web Services
26 168 (13.39%) XML
26 168 (13.39%) .NET Framework
27 167 (13.31%) REST
28 160 (12.75%) Web Development
29 155 (12.35%) TDD

Applications Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 53 (4.22%) NServiceBus
2 44 (3.51%) SharePoint
3 41 (3.27%) IIS
4 32 (2.55%) Sitefinity
5 29 (2.31%) CMS
6 19 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (1.12%) Confluence
8 13 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
8 13 (1.04%) Umbraco
9 11 (0.88%) Apache
10 10 (0.80%) BizTalk Server
10 10 (0.80%) OpenEdge
11 9 (0.72%) Drupal
11 9 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
12 8 (0.64%) nginx
12 8 (0.64%) WordPress
13 7 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
13 7 (0.56%) Tomcat
14 6 (0.48%) JBoss
15 5 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 18 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.16%) Chatbot
3 2 (0.16%) InVision
3 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.080%) EPLAN
4 1 (0.080%) Moqups
4 1 (0.080%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
2 9 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.64%) Maximo
4 6 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.24%) Magento
6 2 (0.16%) Actimize
6 2 (0.16%) OpenText MBPM
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.16%) Temenos Globus
6 2 (0.16%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.080%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.080%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.080%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.080%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.080%) Oracle Financials
7 1 (0.080%) StreamServe
7 1 (0.080%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.080%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 115 (9.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 76 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
3 55 (4.38%) SaaS
4 33 (2.63%) GitHub
5 25 (1.99%) npm
6 21 (1.67%) Google Play
7 15 (1.20%) Firebase
8 13 (1.04%) Bluemix
8 13 (1.04%) IBM Cloud
9 12 (0.96%) Heroku
9 12 (0.96%) IaaS
9 12 (0.96%) PaaS
10 10 (0.80%) AWS Lambda
10 10 (0.80%) Serverless
11 7 (0.56%) Office 365
12 3 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.080%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.080%) Amazon ELB
13 1 (0.080%) Amazon Kinesis
13 1 (0.080%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.91%) Intranet
2 23 (1.83%) HTTP
3 14 (1.12%) AMQP
4 12 (0.96%) Skype
5 10 (0.80%) Wireless
6 8 (0.64%) WinSCP
7 7 (0.56%) ATM
7 7 (0.56%) Internet
7 7 (0.56%) TCP/IP
8 6 (0.48%) MPLS
9 5 (0.40%) SSH
10 4 (0.32%) SMS
11 3 (0.24%) VoIP
12 2 (0.16%) Broadband
12 2 (0.16%) SSL
13 1 (0.080%) DNS
13 1 (0.080%) Ethernet
13 1 (0.080%) HTTPS
13 1 (0.080%) RFID
13 1 (0.080%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 402 (32.03%) SQL Server
2 106 (8.45%) MySQL
3 61 (4.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 57 (4.54%) NoSQL
5 49 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 42 (3.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 38 (3.03%) Relational Database
8 34 (2.71%) Big Data
8 34 (2.71%) PostgreSQL
8 34 (2.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 33 (2.63%) MongoDB
10 25 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
11 19 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
12 18 (1.43%) Oracle Database
13 16 (1.27%) SSDT
14 15 (1.20%) SQLite
15 12 (0.96%) CouchDB
15 12 (0.96%) SQL Server 2014
16 10 (0.80%) Hadoop
16 10 (0.80%) Redis
Development Applications
1 172 (13.71%) Git (software)
2 142 (11.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 93 (7.41%) Visual Studio
4 70 (5.58%) Xcode
5 66 (5.26%) Android Studio
6 51 (4.06%) Octopus Deploy
7 41 (3.27%) gulp
8 38 (3.03%) Selenium
9 37 (2.95%) NUnit
10 34 (2.71%) Mocha
11 33 (2.63%) JIRA
12 32 (2.55%) TeamCity
13 28 (2.23%) Jasmine
14 26 (2.07%) Gradle
15 25 (1.99%) JUnit
16 22 (1.75%) Bower
16 22 (1.75%) Eclipse
16 22 (1.75%) Subversion
16 22 (1.75%) webpack
17 20 (1.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 229 (18.25%) Finance
2 65 (5.18%) Retail
3 58 (4.62%) Banking
4 47 (3.75%) Telecoms
5 39 (3.11%) Advertising
6 37 (2.95%) Electronics
7 30 (2.39%) Marketing
8 29 (2.31%) Law
9 27 (2.15%) Legal
10 21 (1.67%) Front Office
11 18 (1.43%) Investment Banking
11 18 (1.43%) Manufacturing
12 16 (1.27%) Games
13 14 (1.12%) Publishing
14 13 (1.04%) Military
15 12 (0.96%) Retail Banking
16 11 (0.88%) Automotive
17 9 (0.72%) Back Office
17 9 (0.72%) Billing
18 5 (0.40%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 581 (46.29%) .NET
2 508 (40.48%) HTML
3 435 (34.66%) CSS
4 337 (26.85%) ASP.NET
5 320 (25.50%) AngularJS
6 271 (21.59%) HTML5
7 248 (19.76%) jQuery
8 171 (13.63%) Web Services
9 168 (13.39%) .NET Framework
9 168 (13.39%) XML
10 167 (13.31%) REST
11 149 (11.87%) Node.js
12 142 (11.31%) ASP.NET MVC
13 127 (10.12%) CSS3
14 125 (9.96%) Entity Framework
15 105 (8.37%) SOAP
16 101 (8.05%) ASP.NET Web API
17 100 (7.97%) Ajax
17 100 (7.97%) JSON
18 86 (6.85%) React
Miscellaneous
1 219 (17.45%) Mobile App
2 154 (12.27%) User Experience
3 99 (7.89%) Computer Science
4 78 (6.22%) Analytical Skills
5 56 (4.46%) Enterprise Software
6 41 (3.27%) Greenfield Project
7 25 (1.99%) iPad
8 23 (1.83%) Algorithms
9 22 (1.75%) Fintech
9 22 (1.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 21 (1.67%) Equities
11 20 (1.59%) Derivative
12 17 (1.35%) Fixed Income
12 17 (1.35%) Virtual Team
13 15 (1.20%) Data Structures
14 13 (1.04%) iPhone
15 12 (0.96%) Driving Licence
16 9 (0.72%) Equity Derivative
16 9 (0.72%) Social Media
17 8 (0.64%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 245 (19.52%) Android
2 206 (16.41%) Apple iOS
3 102 (8.13%) Linux
4 65 (5.18%) Windows
5 33 (2.63%) Unix
6 8 (0.64%) Windows Phone
7 7 (0.56%) Windows Server
8 6 (0.48%) CentOS
8 6 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.24%) Nucleus RTOS
11 2 (0.16%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.16%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.080%) AIX
12 1 (0.080%) Debian
12 1 (0.080%) OS/400
12 1 (0.080%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.080%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 492 (39.20%) Agile Software Development
2 390 (31.08%) MVC
3 197 (15.70%) Android Development
4 177 (14.10%) iOS Development
5 176 (14.02%) Scrum
6 160 (12.75%) Web Development
7 155 (12.35%) TDD
8 150 (11.95%) Software Engineering
9 139 (11.08%) OO
10 122 (9.72%) Test Automation
11 111 (8.84%) Unit Testing
12 108 (8.61%) SOLID
13 86 (6.85%) OOP
14 84 (6.69%) Continuous Integration
15 82 (6.53%) Microservices
16 77 (6.14%) Continuous Improvement
17 70 (5.58%) SDLC
18 69 (5.50%) Business Intelligence
19 65 (5.18%) Mobile Development
20 61 (4.86%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 619 (49.32%) C#
2 610 (48.61%) JavaScript
3 455 (36.25%) SQL
4 317 (25.26%) Java
5 140 (11.16%) PHP
6 123 (9.80%) Objective-C
7 110 (8.76%) Apple Swift
8 90 (7.17%) Python
9 83 (6.61%) T-SQL
10 62 (4.94%) C
11 49 (3.90%) C++
11 49 (3.90%) TypeScript
12 42 (3.35%) Ruby
13 33 (2.63%) Bash Shell
14 32 (2.55%) VB.NET
15 29 (2.31%) PL/SQL
16 26 (2.07%) PowerShell
17 23 (1.83%) VBA
18 20 (1.59%) ES6
19 19 (1.51%) VB
Qualifications
1 178 (14.18%) Degree
2 65 (5.18%) Security Cleared
3 63 (5.02%) Microsoft Certification
4 59 (4.70%) MCPD
5 50 (3.98%) MCP
6 48 (3.82%) SC Cleared
7 43 (3.43%) Computer Science Degree
8 16 (1.27%) DBS Check
9 10 (0.80%) HND
10 8 (0.64%) PhD
11 4 (0.32%) PMI Certification
12 2 (0.16%) DV Cleared
13 1 (0.080%) AWS Certification
13 1 (0.080%) MCSA
13 1 (0.080%) MCSE
13 1 (0.080%) Numerate Degree
13 1 (0.080%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.43%) QA
2 30 (2.39%) SLA
3 4 (0.32%) ISO 9000
4 3 (0.24%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.24%) MiFID
5 2 (0.16%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.16%) SEPA
6 1 (0.080%) PMO
6 1 (0.080%) TickIT
System Software
1 29 (2.31%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.43%) Docker
3 3 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.080%) NFS
4 1 (0.080%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.080%) Samba
Systems Management
1 14 (1.12%) Nagios
2 11 (0.88%) HockeyApp
3 6 (0.48%) Ansible
4 3 (0.24%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.080%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.080%) Consul
5 1 (0.080%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.080%) Packer
5 1 (0.080%) Puppet
5 1 (0.080%) SCCM
5 1 (0.080%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.080%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.080%) WMI
Vendors
1 276 (21.99%) Microsoft
2 70 (5.58%) Oracle
3 33 (2.63%) Google
4 20 (1.59%) Sitecore
5 19 (1.51%) IBM
6 17 (1.35%) Zend
7 16 (1.27%) Apple
7 16 (1.27%) Xamarin
8 14 (1.12%) SAP
9 11 (0.88%) Atlassian
9 11 (0.88%) iManage
10 10 (0.80%) Remedy
11 9 (0.72%) Splunk
12 8 (0.64%) Cloudera
13 7 (0.56%) Capita
14 6 (0.48%) Adobe
14 6 (0.48%) MuleSoft
14 6 (0.48%) WSO2
15 5 (0.40%) Progress
16 4 (0.32%) BMC