The median annual salary for a Applications Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland 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
UK / Scotland
Rank 90 110 137
Rank change year-on-year +20 +27  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 42 54 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.82% 1.84% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.90% 1.94% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 21 36 18
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £41,714
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +19.86%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £35,000 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2209 2782 2954
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 95.96% 94.82% 95.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1364 1809 1832
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 Scotland

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

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 3 months to 26 March 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 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
Edinburgh +15 24 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Glasgow +8 17 £45,000 +14.64% 2
Dundee - 1 - -
Applications Developer
UK

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

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 Scotland region featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 35 (43.75%) SQL
2 28 (35.00%) Java
2 28 (35.00%) OO
3 27 (33.75%) Finance
4 26 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 22 (27.50%) Oracle
6 22 (27.50%) XML
7 21 (26.25%) Python
7 21 (26.25%) C#
7 21 (26.25%) PL/SQL
8 18 (22.50%) .NET
9 16 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
9 16 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
9 16 (20.00%) CSS
9 16 (20.00%) Oracle 11i
9 16 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
10 15 (18.75%) HTML
10 15 (18.75%) Web Services
11 14 (17.50%) Oracle Forms
11 14 (17.50%) Software Engineering
11 14 (17.50%) HTML5
11 14 (17.50%) Oracle Database
11 14 (17.50%) Relational Database
12 13 (16.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 13 (16.25%) Personalization
12 13 (16.25%) Git (software)
12 13 (16.25%) RESTful
12 13 (16.25%) Oracle Reports
12 13 (16.25%) Oracle Database 10g

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 4 (5.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (2.50%) WordPress
3 1 (1.25%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 16 (20.00%) Oracle 11i
1 16 (20.00%) Oracle Applications
1 16 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
1 16 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.25%) SaaS
3 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.50%) Oracle Database
1 14 (17.50%) Relational Database
2 13 (16.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 13 (16.25%) Oracle Database 10g
2 13 (16.25%) Oracle Reports
3 11 (13.75%) Big Data
3 11 (13.75%) SQL Server
4 10 (12.50%) NoSQL
5 8 (10.00%) MySQL
5 8 (10.00%) RDBMS
6 5 (6.25%) Amazon Redshift
6 5 (6.25%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (6.25%) MongoDB
6 5 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (2.50%) Redis
8 1 (1.25%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 14 (17.50%) Oracle Forms
2 13 (16.25%) Git (software)
2 13 (16.25%) JDeveloper
3 11 (13.75%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (6.25%) Karma Test Runner
4 5 (6.25%) Mocha
5 4 (5.00%) Bugzilla
5 4 (5.00%) Subversion
5 4 (5.00%) Trac
6 3 (3.75%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.75%) Selenium
6 3 (3.75%) Xcode
7 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (33.75%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Marketing
3 1 (1.25%) Games
3 1 (1.25%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (27.50%) XML
2 18 (22.50%) .NET
3 16 (20.00%) CSS
4 15 (18.75%) HTML
4 15 (18.75%) Web Services
5 14 (17.50%) HTML5
6 13 (16.25%) RESTful
7 12 (15.00%) JSON
8 11 (13.75%) ASP.NET
9 9 (11.25%) AngularJS
9 9 (11.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (11.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 9 (11.25%) CSS3
10 8 (10.00%) LESS
10 8 (10.00%) React
11 7 (8.75%) jQuery
12 5 (6.25%) NHibernate
12 5 (6.25%) WCF
13 4 (5.00%) WPF
14 3 (3.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.75%) Client/Server
2 9 (11.25%) Robotics
3 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (7.50%) Mobile App
5 5 (6.25%) Computer Science
6 4 (5.00%) Augmented Reality
7 3 (3.75%) User Experience
8 2 (2.50%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.50%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.75%) Linux
2 4 (5.00%) Android
2 4 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.00%) OO
2 26 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (17.50%) Software Engineering
4 13 (16.25%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (16.25%) Personalization
5 12 (15.00%) MVC
5 12 (15.00%) Web Development
6 11 (13.75%) Machine Learning
7 9 (11.25%) Risk Management
8 8 (10.00%) Scrum
9 7 (8.75%) Analytics
10 6 (7.50%) OOD
10 6 (7.50%) TDD
11 5 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (6.25%) OOP
11 5 (6.25%) SDLC
11 5 (6.25%) SOA
12 4 (5.00%) Android Development
12 4 (5.00%) iOS Development
12 4 (5.00%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 35 (43.75%) SQL
2 28 (35.00%) Java
3 24 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 21 (26.25%) C#
4 21 (26.25%) PL/SQL
4 21 (26.25%) Python
5 12 (15.00%) C++
6 4 (5.00%) PHP
6 4 (5.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.25%) Apple Swift
7 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.25%) Clojure
7 1 (1.25%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (13.75%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (27.50%) Oracle
2 5 (6.25%) Google
2 5 (6.25%) Vertica
3 4 (5.00%) Intel
4 3 (3.75%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.25%) Apple
5 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.25%) Twitter
Glasgow
CCA Recruitment
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: to 35,000 + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow
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Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago