Period
to 12 December 2019

The median annual salary for an Applications Developer was £35,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 12 December 2019.

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
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 246 289 277
Rank change year-on-year +43 -12 +10
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 77 60 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.81% 0.53% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.55% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 49 49 83
North West median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +12.50% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £50,000 £53,250 £52,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 9,220 10,953 12,739
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.51% 96.62% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 7,308 8,890 10,207
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 12 December 2019.

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 12 December 2019. 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 +71 53 £42,500 -10.53% 8
Cheshire +9 10 £27,500 -40.88% 3
Lancashire -5 10 £35,000 +32.08%
Merseyside +8 4 £40,000 -20.79% 3
Applications Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 December 2019, 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 49 (63.64%) .NET
2 42 (54.55%) SQL
3 41 (53.25%) C#
4 31 (40.26%) JavaScript
5 25 (32.47%) Finance
6 24 (31.17%) MVC
7 23 (29.87%) SQL Server
8 21 (27.27%) AngularJS
9 20 (25.97%) REST
10 19 (24.68%) JSON
11 18 (23.38%) Oracle
11 18 (23.38%) PL/SQL
11 18 (23.38%) CRM
12 17 (22.08%) ASP.NET
12 17 (22.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 16 (20.78%) T-SQL
14 15 (19.48%) Java
14 15 (19.48%) Oracle EBS
14 15 (19.48%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 13 (16.88%) Oracle ODI
16 13 (16.88%) CSS
17 12 (15.58%) COM+
17 12 (15.58%) VBA
17 12 (15.58%) MS Access
17 12 (15.58%) Informatica
17 12 (15.58%) Data Analysis
17 12 (15.58%) Stakeholder Management
17 12 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
17 12 (15.58%) WorldPay

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 3 (3.90%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 15 (19.48%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.29%) Azure
2 6 (7.79%) PaaS
2 6 (7.79%) Serverless
3 1 (1.30%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (29.87%) SQL Server
2 17 (22.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (16.88%) Oracle ODI
4 12 (15.58%) MS Access
5 6 (7.79%) Oracle Database
6 5 (6.49%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (3.90%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (3.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (3.90%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.60%) MySQL
8 2 (2.60%) Oracle Discoverer
8 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (1.30%) Power BI
9 1 (1.30%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (1.30%) QlikView
9 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.79%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (5.19%) Android Studio
2 4 (5.19%) Xcode
3 3 (3.90%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.90%) Maven
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.30%) Codeception
4 1 (1.30%) Gradle
4 1 (1.30%) PHPUnit
4 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 25 (32.47%) Finance
2 11 (14.29%) Law
3 8 (10.39%) Retail
4 6 (7.79%) Legal
5 4 (5.19%) Games
6 3 (3.90%) Automotive
6 3 (3.90%) Banking
7 1 (1.30%) Advertising
7 1 (1.30%) Back Office
7 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (63.64%) .NET
2 21 (27.27%) AngularJS
3 20 (25.97%) REST
4 19 (24.68%) JSON
5 17 (22.08%) ASP.NET
6 14 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 13 (16.88%) CSS
8 12 (15.58%) COM+
9 11 (14.29%) XML
10 10 (12.99%) jQuery
11 9 (11.69%) Node.js
12 8 (10.39%) HTML
12 8 (10.39%) WCF
13 6 (7.79%) XML Schema
13 6 (7.79%) XSLT
14 5 (6.49%) React
15 4 (5.19%) WinForms
16 3 (3.90%) .NET Framework
16 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET Web API
17 2 (2.60%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 8 (10.39%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.79%) Data Centre
3 6 (7.79%) Mobile App
3 6 (7.79%) Private Cloud
4 5 (6.49%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.90%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.30%) EPoS
6 1 (1.30%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.58%) Android
2 8 (10.39%) Apple iOS
2 8 (10.39%) Linux
2 8 (10.39%) Windows
3 7 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (31.17%) MVC
2 18 (23.38%) CRM
3 15 (19.48%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (15.58%) Data Analysis
4 12 (15.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (12.99%) Data Modelling
5 10 (12.99%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (10.39%) Android Development
6 8 (10.39%) ERP
6 8 (10.39%) Scrum
6 8 (10.39%) Test Automation
7 7 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 6 (7.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (7.79%) Design Thinking
8 6 (7.79%) Document Management
8 6 (7.79%) Practice Management
9 5 (6.49%) Business Analysis
9 5 (6.49%) Mathematics
9 5 (6.49%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 42 (54.55%) SQL
2 41 (53.25%) C#
3 31 (40.26%) JavaScript
4 18 (23.38%) PL/SQL
5 16 (20.78%) T-SQL
6 15 (19.48%) Java
7 12 (15.58%) VBA
8 8 (10.39%) Apple Swift
8 8 (10.39%) Objective-C
9 6 (7.79%) XPath
10 5 (6.49%) C
10 5 (6.49%) COBOL
10 5 (6.49%) Python
11 2 (2.60%) PHP
11 2 (2.60%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.60%) TypeScript
11 2 (2.60%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.30%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 6 (7.79%) Degree
2 1 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (23.38%) Oracle
2 12 (15.58%) Informatica
2 12 (15.58%) WorldPay
3 2 (2.60%) Apple
4 1 (1.30%) Facebook
4 1 (1.30%) Google
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.30%) Twitter
4 1 (1.30%) Xamarin