Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 21 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 121 166
Rank change year-on-year -45 +45 -20
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 68 96 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.20% 1.86% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 1.93% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 58 43 44
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.13% +10.71%
10th Percentile £29,050 £26,400 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK 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 Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5451 4962 6098
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.22% 95.92% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3491 3083 3922
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Developer in Scotland

Applications Developer
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Applications Developer in Scotland

Applications Developer
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Developer in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Developer in Scotland

Applications Developer
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 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
Glasgow -17 43 £50,000 +14.94% 2
Edinburgh -27 25 £35,000 -12.50%
Applications Developer
UK

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 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 Scotland region featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 29 (42.65%) Finance
1 29 (42.65%) Java
2 28 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (39.71%) C#
4 25 (36.76%) JavaScript
4 25 (36.76%) Python
5 23 (33.82%) HTML
5 23 (33.82%) Big Data
6 22 (32.35%) OO
7 19 (27.94%) SQL
8 18 (26.47%) .NET
8 18 (26.47%) C++
8 18 (26.47%) Client/Server
8 18 (26.47%) Machine Learning
9 17 (25.00%) Xamarin
9 17 (25.00%) CSS
10 15 (22.06%) jQuery
10 15 (22.06%) Apple iOS
10 15 (22.06%) Relational Database
11 14 (20.59%) RESTful
11 14 (20.59%) ASP.NET
12 13 (19.12%) Risk Management
12 13 (19.12%) Robotics
13 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
13 12 (17.65%) User Experience
14 11 (16.18%) Publishing
14 11 (16.18%) JSON
14 11 (16.18%) Android
14 11 (16.18%) HTML5
15 10 (14.71%) MVC

Applications Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 5 (7.35%) Apache Spark
1 5 (7.35%) CMS
2 3 (4.41%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.94%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.47%) Apache
4 1 (1.47%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.47%) IIS
4 1 (1.47%) JBoss
4 1 (1.47%) Moodle
4 1 (1.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.94%) Office 365
3 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.47%) IaaS
3 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (33.82%) Big Data
2 15 (22.06%) Relational Database
3 12 (17.65%) SQL Server
4 5 (7.35%) Hadoop
4 5 (7.35%) RDBMS
5 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.47%) MySQL
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (13.24%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.82%) Subversion
3 4 (5.88%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.94%) Maven
5 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.47%) Mocha
5 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (42.65%) Finance
2 11 (16.18%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (33.82%) HTML
2 18 (26.47%) .NET
3 17 (25.00%) CSS
4 15 (22.06%) jQuery
5 14 (20.59%) ASP.NET
5 14 (20.59%) RESTful
6 11 (16.18%) HTML5
6 11 (16.18%) JSON
7 10 (14.71%) AngularJS
8 9 (13.24%) Android SDK
8 9 (13.24%) CSS3
9 8 (11.76%) .NET Framework
9 8 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (8.82%) LESS
10 6 (8.82%) XML
11 5 (7.35%) Django
11 5 (7.35%) Entity Framework
12 4 (5.88%) Ajax
12 4 (5.88%) DOM
12 4 (5.88%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.47%) Client/Server
2 13 (19.12%) Robotics
3 12 (17.65%) User Experience
4 10 (14.71%) Mobile App
5 9 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (13.24%) Graphic Design
6 6 (8.82%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (5.88%) e-Learning
8 3 (4.41%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.47%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.06%) Apple iOS
2 11 (16.18%) Android
3 3 (4.41%) Linux
4 1 (1.47%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (32.35%) OO
3 18 (26.47%) Machine Learning
4 13 (19.12%) Risk Management
5 10 (14.71%) MVC
6 9 (13.24%) Mobile Application Development
7 4 (5.88%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 4 (5.88%) iOS Development
7 4 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
7 4 (5.88%) SEO
7 4 (5.88%) TDD
8 3 (4.41%) BDD
8 3 (4.41%) Creative Thinking
8 3 (4.41%) DevOps
8 3 (4.41%) Mobile Development
8 3 (4.41%) Scrum
9 2 (2.94%) Case Management
9 2 (2.94%) Records Management
9 2 (2.94%) SDLC
9 2 (2.94%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 29 (42.65%) Java
2 27 (39.71%) C#
3 25 (36.76%) JavaScript
3 25 (36.76%) Python
4 19 (27.94%) SQL
5 18 (26.47%) C++
6 3 (4.41%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.94%) Apple Swift
7 2 (2.94%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.47%) ES6
8 1 (1.47%) Ruby
8 1 (1.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.47%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (1.47%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (25.00%) Xamarin
2 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.94%) Nintex
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle
4 1 (1.47%) Red Hat