Period
to 21 January 2019

The median annual salary for an Applications Developer was £46,528 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 285 271 277
Rank change year-on-year -14 +6 +15
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 52 99 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.49% 0.79% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.81% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 41 84 83
North West median annual salary £46,528 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.32% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £32,500 £24,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £53,250 £52,500 £48,750
England median annual salary £46,528 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +9.48% -1.16% -4.44%

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 10,185 12,149 11,868
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.52% 96.74% 96.73%
Number of salaries quoted 8,280 9,717 10,012
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,135 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +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 21 January 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 21 January 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
Cheshire +38 24 £46,528 +9.48% 4
Manchester -38 22 £47,500 +18.75% 6
Merseyside -3 1 £50,500 +14.77%
Applications Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 29 (55.77%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (44.23%) C#
2 23 (44.23%) Java
3 20 (38.46%) .NET
4 19 (36.54%) JavaScript
4 19 (36.54%) HTML
5 16 (30.77%) SQL
5 16 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 14 (26.92%) Oracle
7 13 (25.00%) AngularJS
8 12 (23.08%) Mobile App
8 12 (23.08%) TypeScript
8 12 (23.08%) Android
8 12 (23.08%) HTML5
9 11 (21.15%) Apple iOS
9 11 (21.15%) Finance
9 11 (21.15%) Android Development
10 10 (19.23%) iOS Development
10 10 (19.23%) User Experience
10 10 (19.23%) Objective-C
10 10 (19.23%) CSS
10 10 (19.23%) PL/SQL
10 10 (19.23%) C++
10 10 (19.23%) Web Services
10 10 (19.23%) TDD
10 10 (19.23%) Oracle APEX
11 9 (17.31%) Scrum
11 9 (17.31%) Apple Swift
12 8 (15.38%) DevOps
12 8 (15.38%) Software Engineering

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 (7.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.85%) Google Play
3 1 (1.92%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) HTTP
2 1 (1.92%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.92%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Oracle APEX
2 8 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 5 (9.62%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (9.62%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.85%) Grunt
4 2 (3.85%) gulp
4 2 (3.85%) Jasmine
4 2 (3.85%) JSHint
5 1 (1.92%) JIRA
5 1 (1.92%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.92%) Subversion
5 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (21.15%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Manufacturing
2 5 (9.62%) Marketing
3 4 (7.69%) Financial Institution
3 4 (7.69%) Law
4 3 (5.77%) Banking
4 3 (5.77%) Electronics
4 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.85%) Advertising
6 1 (1.92%) Automotive
6 1 (1.92%) Back Office
6 1 (1.92%) Games
6 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (38.46%) .NET
2 19 (36.54%) HTML
3 13 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 12 (23.08%) HTML5
5 10 (19.23%) CSS
5 10 (19.23%) Web Services
6 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET
6 8 (15.38%) XML
7 5 (9.62%) RESTful
7 5 (9.62%) WCF
8 4 (7.69%) Angular 2
8 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (7.69%) CSS3
8 4 (7.69%) jQuery
8 4 (7.69%) JSON
8 4 (7.69%) OpenGL
8 4 (7.69%) Spring
8 4 (7.69%) XSD
8 4 (7.69%) XSL
9 3 (5.77%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.08%) Mobile App
2 10 (19.23%) User Experience
3 3 (5.77%) Vector Graphics
4 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.92%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.92%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.92%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.08%) Android
2 11 (21.15%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.85%) Windows
4 1 (1.92%) Linux
4 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (55.77%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (21.15%) Android Development
3 10 (19.23%) iOS Development
3 10 (19.23%) TDD
4 9 (17.31%) Scrum
5 8 (15.38%) DevOps
5 8 (15.38%) OOP
5 8 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 7 (13.46%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (13.46%) SDLC
6 7 (13.46%) SOA
7 6 (11.54%) MVC
8 5 (9.62%) Continuous Deployment
8 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (9.62%) Data Migration
8 5 (9.62%) Digital Marketing
8 5 (9.62%) Migration
8 5 (9.62%) Mobile Application Development
8 5 (9.62%) OO
9 4 (7.69%) Case Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (44.23%) C#
1 23 (44.23%) Java
2 19 (36.54%) JavaScript
3 16 (30.77%) SQL
4 12 (23.08%) TypeScript
5 10 (19.23%) C++
5 10 (19.23%) Objective-C
5 10 (19.23%) PL/SQL
6 9 (17.31%) Apple Swift
7 5 (9.62%) PHP
7 5 (9.62%) Ruby
8 4 (7.69%) XPath
9 3 (5.77%) GLSL
10 1 (1.92%) Python
10 1 (1.92%) VB
10 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.92%) VB6
10 1 (1.92%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 14 (26.92%) Oracle
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.69%) CA
4 3 (5.77%) Google
4 3 (5.77%) SAP
5 2 (3.85%) Apple
5 2 (3.85%) Facebook
5 2 (3.85%) Twitter
6 1 (1.92%) BMC
6 1 (1.92%) Epicor
6 1 (1.92%) IFS
6 1 (1.92%) Xamarin