The median annual salary for a Applications Developer was £38,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Developer
England / North West
Rank 207 198 196
Rank change year-on-year -9 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 41 37 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.68% 0.65% 0.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.67% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 40 29 54
Median salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5866 5520 6369
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.77% 97.05% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4895 4632 5135
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Applications Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -11 24 £39,250 -4.84% 4
Cheshire +11 7 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Lancashire -1 7 £25,000 - 1
Merseyside -10 1 £28,000 -13.84% 1
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 North West region featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 50 (59.52%) .NET
2 43 (51.19%) C#
3 38 (45.24%) SQL
4 33 (39.29%) SQL Server
5 32 (38.10%) ASP.NET
6 25 (29.76%) HTML
7 24 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 23 (27.38%) CSS
9 21 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 21 (25.00%) Apple iOS
10 20 (23.81%) iOS Development
11 18 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (20.24%) jQuery
13 16 (19.05%) QA
13 16 (19.05%) VB.NET
14 15 (17.86%) Oracle
14 15 (17.86%) Android
14 15 (17.86%) ASP.NET Web API
14 15 (17.86%) Apple Swift
15 14 (16.67%) Android Development
15 14 (16.67%) Objective-C
16 13 (15.48%) Degree
16 13 (15.48%) MySQL
16 13 (15.48%) Computer Science
16 13 (15.48%) HTML5
17 12 (14.29%) Mobile App
17 12 (14.29%) Java
17 12 (14.29%) MS Excel
17 12 (14.29%) Software Engineering
17 12 (14.29%) Finance

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (3.57%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.19%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.19%) MS Office
2 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (3.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.19%) Google Play
2 1 (1.19%) IaaS
2 1 (1.19%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.33%) Skype
2 4 (4.76%) HTTP
3 1 (1.19%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 13 (15.48%) MySQL
3 8 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (5.95%) Oracle Database
4 5 (5.95%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.57%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 3 (3.57%) Oracle ODI
5 3 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.19%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.19%) DB2
7 1 (1.19%) QlikView
7 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (3.57%) Toad
3 2 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.38%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.19%) Calabash
4 1 (1.19%) CocoaPods
4 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.19%) JIRA
4 1 (1.19%) Maven
4 1 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (1.19%) Subversion
General
1 12 (14.29%) Finance
2 6 (7.14%) Advertising
3 3 (3.57%) Marketing
4 1 (1.19%) Automotive
4 1 (1.19%) Law
4 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.19%) Publishing
4 1 (1.19%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (59.52%) .NET
2 32 (38.10%) ASP.NET
3 25 (29.76%) HTML
4 23 (27.38%) CSS
5 17 (20.24%) jQuery
6 15 (17.86%) ASP.NET Web API
7 13 (15.48%) HTML5
8 10 (11.90%) AngularJS
9 9 (10.71%) Backbone.js
9 9 (10.71%) Web Services
10 7 (8.33%) Django
10 7 (8.33%) JSON
11 5 (5.95%) .NET Framework
12 4 (4.76%) SOAP
13 3 (3.57%) Classic ASP
13 3 (3.57%) Entity Framework
13 3 (3.57%) WinForms
13 3 (3.57%) XML
14 2 (2.38%) Ajax
14 2 (2.38%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.48%) Computer Science
2 12 (14.29%) Mobile App
3 10 (11.90%) iPad
4 7 (8.33%) Algorithms
4 7 (8.33%) Data Structures
4 7 (8.33%) mHealth
5 4 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.19%) Animation
6 1 (1.19%) Apple TV
6 1 (1.19%) iPhone
6 1 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.19%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.19%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.19%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 15 (17.86%) Android
3 5 (5.95%) Windows
4 4 (4.76%) Linux
5 3 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.81%) iOS Development
2 18 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (16.67%) Android Development
4 12 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 11 (13.10%) TDD
6 10 (11.90%) Problem Management
6 10 (11.90%) SDLC
7 9 (10.71%) Microservices
7 9 (10.71%) Web Application Development
8 7 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (7.14%) ITIL
9 6 (7.14%) Process Improvement
10 5 (5.95%) Web Development
11 4 (4.76%) B2B
11 4 (4.76%) MVC
11 4 (4.76%) Workflow
12 3 (3.57%) Data Modelling
12 3 (3.57%) ERP
12 3 (3.57%) ETL
12 3 (3.57%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (51.19%) C#
2 38 (45.24%) SQL
3 24 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 16 (19.05%) VB.NET
5 15 (17.86%) Apple Swift
6 14 (16.67%) Objective-C
7 12 (14.29%) Java
8 10 (11.90%) TypeScript
9 9 (10.71%) Python
10 7 (8.33%) PL/SQL
10 7 (8.33%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.38%) IronPython
11 2 (2.38%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.38%) VB
12 1 (1.19%) ActionScript
12 1 (1.19%) PHP
12 1 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (15.48%) Degree
2 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.05%) QA
2 2 (2.38%) SLA
Vendors
1 21 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (17.86%) Oracle
3 7 (8.33%) Apple
4 2 (2.38%) Google
5 1 (1.19%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (1.19%) RedGate
5 1 (1.19%) Temenos
5 1 (1.19%) Teradata
5 1 (1.19%) Unisys
5 1 (1.19%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.19%) Zend
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