Period
to 15 November 2018

The median annual salary for an Applications Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

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

Application Developer
England > North West
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 282 284 277
Rank change year-on-year +2 -7 +14
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 63 97 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.54% 0.73% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% 0.76% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 53 81 81
North West median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -9.09% -0.65%
10th Percentile £32,500 £24,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £53,100 £52,500 £48,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 11,330 12,831 12,137
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.57% 96.67% 97.06%
Number of salaries quoted 9,179 10,288 10,236
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Developer in the North West

Applications Developer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Applications Developer in the North West

Applications Developer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Developer in the North West over the 6 months to 15 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Applications Developer in the North West

Applications Developer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer within the North West region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. 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
Manchester -26 26 £45,000 +28.57% 13
Cheshire +33 25 £45,750 +14.38% 4
Lancashire +6 5 £40,000 +39.13% 2
Merseyside +11 2 £51,500 +25.61% 2
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 North West region featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 30 (47.62%) Java
2 29 (46.03%) C#
2 29 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (39.68%) .NET
4 23 (36.51%) SQL
5 19 (30.16%) HTML
6 17 (26.98%) JavaScript
6 17 (26.98%) AngularJS
7 16 (25.40%) Oracle
7 16 (25.40%) SQL Server
8 13 (20.63%) Android
8 13 (20.63%) HTML5
9 12 (19.05%) Oracle APEX
9 12 (19.05%) TDD
9 12 (19.05%) PL/SQL
9 12 (19.05%) Finance
10 11 (17.46%) C++
10 11 (17.46%) Web Services
10 11 (17.46%) ASP.NET
10 11 (17.46%) CSS
10 11 (17.46%) TypeScript
10 11 (17.46%) Android Development
11 10 (15.87%) DevOps
11 10 (15.87%) User Experience
11 10 (15.87%) Microsoft Azure
11 10 (15.87%) XML
11 10 (15.87%) Software Engineering
12 9 (14.29%) Scrum
12 9 (14.29%) MVC
12 9 (14.29%) Microsoft

Applications Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (6.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (4.76%) Confluence
2 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.59%) Google Pay
3 1 (1.59%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) HTTP
2 1 (1.59%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.40%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.94%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (4.76%) MySQL
3 3 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.59%) Big Data
4 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (19.05%) Oracle APEX
2 6 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.52%) JUnit
2 6 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 5 (7.94%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (6.35%) JIRA
5 1 (1.59%) Subversion
5 1 (1.59%) Xcode
General
1 12 (19.05%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.35%) Banking
3 4 (6.35%) Financial Institution
3 4 (6.35%) Law
3 4 (6.35%) Marketing
4 3 (4.76%) Electronics
4 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.17%) Advertising
6 1 (1.59%) Automotive
6 1 (1.59%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (39.68%) .NET
2 19 (30.16%) HTML
3 17 (26.98%) AngularJS
4 13 (20.63%) HTML5
5 11 (17.46%) ASP.NET
5 11 (17.46%) CSS
5 11 (17.46%) Web Services
6 10 (15.87%) XML
7 8 (12.70%) WCF
8 7 (11.11%) XSD
9 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (7.94%) jQuery
9 5 (7.94%) JSON
10 4 (6.35%) Ajax
10 4 (6.35%) Angular 2
10 4 (6.35%) CSS3
10 4 (6.35%) OpenGL
10 4 (6.35%) REST
10 4 (6.35%) XSL
11 3 (4.76%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) User Experience
2 8 (12.70%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.35%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.35%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (4.76%) N-Tier
4 3 (4.76%) Vector Graphics
5 2 (3.17%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.59%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.59%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.59%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.63%) Android
2 7 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 6 (9.52%) Windows
4 3 (4.76%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.17%) Linux
6 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (19.05%) TDD
3 11 (17.46%) Android Development
4 10 (15.87%) DevOps
4 10 (15.87%) Software Engineering
5 9 (14.29%) MVC
5 9 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (14.29%) Scrum
6 7 (11.11%) Data Migration
6 7 (11.11%) Migration
7 6 (9.52%) Microservices
7 6 (9.52%) Mobile Application Development
7 6 (9.52%) Mobile Development
7 6 (9.52%) SDLC
7 6 (9.52%) SOA
8 5 (7.94%) Continuous Deployment
8 5 (7.94%) iOS Development
8 5 (7.94%) Test Automation
9 4 (6.35%) 3D Programming
9 4 (6.35%) UX Design
Programming Languages
1 30 (47.62%) Java
2 29 (46.03%) C#
3 23 (36.51%) SQL
4 17 (26.98%) JavaScript
5 12 (19.05%) PL/SQL
6 11 (17.46%) C++
6 11 (17.46%) TypeScript
7 8 (12.70%) PHP
8 6 (9.52%) Objective-C
8 6 (9.52%) Ruby
9 4 (6.35%) Apple Swift
9 4 (6.35%) XPath
10 3 (4.76%) GLSL
10 3 (4.76%) Kotlin
10 3 (4.76%) T-SQL
11 2 (3.17%) Python
11 2 (3.17%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.59%) Perl
12 1 (1.59%) VB
12 1 (1.59%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.76%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 16 (25.40%) Oracle
2 9 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.35%) CA
4 3 (4.76%) SAP
5 2 (3.17%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.59%) Apple
6 1 (1.59%) BMC
6 1 (1.59%) Cisco
6 1 (1.59%) Epicor
6 1 (1.59%) Facebook
6 1 (1.59%) Google
6 1 (1.59%) IFS
6 1 (1.59%) Twitter
6 1 (1.59%) VMware