Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 18 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
England > North West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 281 272 295
Rank change year-on-year -9 +23 -95
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 93 84 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.71% 0.67% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.69% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 78 82 63
North West median annual salary £37,500 £38,625 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.91% +3.00% -0.29%
10th Percentile £24,750 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £48,225 £52,000
England 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 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 12704 12096 12623
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 97.06% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 10170 10182 10477
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 18 November 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 6 months to 18 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
Manchester +9 65 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Cheshire -32 12 £40,000 +17.65% 3
Lancashire -3 9 £26,500 -27.40%
Merseyside +25 8 £41,000 +9.33% 1
Applications Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 North West region featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 57 (61.29%) .NET
2 56 (60.22%) JavaScript
3 52 (55.91%) C#
4 46 (49.46%) SQL
5 41 (44.09%) SQL Server
5 41 (44.09%) AngularJS
6 39 (41.94%) CSS
7 33 (35.48%) jQuery
8 32 (34.41%) ASP.NET
9 30 (32.26%) HTML
10 26 (27.96%) Visual Studio
11 25 (26.88%) MVC
12 23 (24.73%) ASP.NET Web API
13 21 (22.58%) Node.js
13 21 (22.58%) Finance
14 20 (21.51%) Microsoft
14 20 (21.51%) React
15 19 (20.43%) HTML5
15 19 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (18.28%) Microservices
16 17 (18.28%) Web Services
17 16 (17.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 15 (16.13%) Mobile App
18 15 (16.13%) QA
19 14 (15.05%) iPad
20 13 (13.98%) Amazon AWS
20 13 (13.98%) TeamCity
20 13 (13.98%) Team Foundation Server
20 13 (13.98%) Problem Management
20 13 (13.98%) TypeScript

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 (4.30%) nginx
2 3 (3.23%) CMS
3 2 (2.15%) IIS
3 2 (2.15%) JBoss
3 2 (2.15%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (2.15%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (2.15%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.08%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.08%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.08%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.38%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.08%) Magento
2 1 (1.08%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.98%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (7.53%) npm
4 5 (5.38%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (5.38%) Serverless
5 1 (1.08%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.08%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.08%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (1.08%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.60%) WinSCP
2 2 (2.15%) Broadband
3 1 (1.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (44.09%) SQL Server
2 16 (17.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (10.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (4.30%) Redis
6 2 (2.15%) Big Data
6 2 (2.15%) Data Lake
6 2 (2.15%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.08%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.08%) MySQL
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (27.96%) Visual Studio
2 13 (13.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 13 (13.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (13.98%) TeamCity
3 12 (12.90%) Git (software)
4 8 (8.60%) gulp
5 7 (7.53%) webpack
6 6 (6.45%) Grunt
7 5 (5.38%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.15%) CocoaPods
9 1 (1.08%) Bower
9 1 (1.08%) JIRA
9 1 (1.08%) jspm
9 1 (1.08%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (1.08%) Subversion
9 1 (1.08%) Xcode
General
1 21 (22.58%) Finance
2 12 (12.90%) Retail
3 4 (4.30%) Games
4 3 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.15%) Advertising
6 1 (1.08%) Banking
6 1 (1.08%) Law
6 1 (1.08%) Legal
6 1 (1.08%) Marketing
6 1 (1.08%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (61.29%) .NET
2 41 (44.09%) AngularJS
3 39 (41.94%) CSS
4 33 (35.48%) jQuery
5 32 (34.41%) ASP.NET
6 30 (32.26%) HTML
7 23 (24.73%) ASP.NET Web API
8 21 (22.58%) Node.js
9 20 (21.51%) React
10 19 (20.43%) HTML5
11 17 (18.28%) Web Services
12 13 (13.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 13 (13.98%) Backbone.js
13 12 (12.90%) .NET Framework
13 12 (12.90%) REST
13 12 (12.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 10 (10.75%) Sass
15 9 (9.68%) Spring
15 9 (9.68%) Vue (Vue.js)
16 8 (8.60%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 15 (16.13%) Mobile App
2 14 (15.05%) iPad
3 12 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (10.75%) User Experience
5 9 (9.68%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (5.38%) Digital Signage
7 4 (4.30%) Online Games
8 2 (2.15%) iPhone
9 1 (1.08%) Animation
9 1 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.08%) Graphic Design
9 1 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (1.08%) NHS
9 1 (1.08%) Photography
9 1 (1.08%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.38%) Android
1 5 (5.38%) Windows
2 3 (3.23%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.15%) Linux
4 1 (1.08%) CentOS
4 1 (1.08%) Debian
4 1 (1.08%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.88%) MVC
2 19 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (18.28%) Microservices
4 13 (13.98%) Problem Management
4 13 (13.98%) Web Application Development
5 10 (10.75%) Test Automation
6 9 (9.68%) DevOps
6 9 (9.68%) Mentoring
6 9 (9.68%) Scrum
7 8 (8.60%) Dependency Injection
7 8 (8.60%) ETL
7 8 (8.60%) Front End Development
7 8 (8.60%) Kanban
8 6 (6.45%) ITIL
8 6 (6.45%) OOP
8 6 (6.45%) Software Architecture
9 5 (5.38%) E-Commerce
9 5 (5.38%) Software Engineering
10 4 (4.30%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (4.30%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (60.22%) JavaScript
2 52 (55.91%) C#
3 46 (49.46%) SQL
4 13 (13.98%) TypeScript
5 11 (11.83%) PHP
6 7 (7.53%) T-SQL
7 6 (6.45%) Java
8 3 (3.23%) Python
9 2 (2.15%) ES6
9 2 (2.15%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.15%) Ruby
9 2 (2.15%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.15%) VBA
10 1 (1.08%) Apple Swift
10 1 (1.08%) C
10 1 (1.08%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (6.45%) Degree
2 4 (4.30%) SC Cleared
2 4 (4.30%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.08%) MCP
3 1 (1.08%) MCSA
3 1 (1.08%) MCSE
3 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.13%) QA
2 13 (13.98%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.30%) Docker
2 2 (2.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (1.08%) Packer
1 1 (1.08%) Puppet
1 1 (1.08%) SCCM
1 1 (1.08%) TeamSite
1 1 (1.08%) WMI
Vendors
1 20 (21.51%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.38%) Zend
3 4 (4.30%) Oracle
4 3 (3.23%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.15%) Capita
6 1 (1.08%) Apple
6 1 (1.08%) Cerner
6 1 (1.08%) Google
6 1 (1.08%) iManage
6 1 (1.08%) SAP
6 1 (1.08%) Xamarin