Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Applications Developer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 23 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 > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 325 270 303
Rank change year-on-year -55 +33 -22
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 249 387 443
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.81% 1.10% 1.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 1.14% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 229 334 416
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% +3.13%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,575 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £58,125
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 South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29734 34034 41244
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.59% 96.98% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 24799 28533 34421
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Developer in the South East

Applications Developer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Applications Developer in the South East

Applications Developer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Developer in the South East

Applications Developer
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 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
Thames Valley -4 114 £45,000 -5.26% 10
Oxfordshire 0 58 £45,000 +9.09% 4
Hampshire -15 52 £41,500 -7.78% 4
Surrey -21 43 £47,750 +6.11% 4
Berkshire +14 34 £57,500 +9.52% 5
Buckinghamshire +4 23 £41,500 -2.35% 1
Kent +8 17 £47,500 +8.57% 2
East Sussex -39 17 £40,000 -11.11% 2
West Sussex +3 6 £40,000 -11.11%
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 159 (63.86%) .NET
2 150 (60.24%) C#
3 138 (55.42%) JavaScript
4 118 (47.39%) ASP.NET
5 117 (46.99%) Agile Software Development
6 103 (41.37%) HTML
7 96 (38.55%) MVC
8 80 (32.13%) CSS
9 79 (31.73%) SQL Server
10 75 (30.12%) Microsoft
11 73 (29.32%) SQL
12 66 (26.51%) HTML5
13 63 (25.30%) AngularJS
14 57 (22.89%) jQuery
14 57 (22.89%) Degree
15 55 (22.09%) Web Development
16 44 (17.67%) Team Foundation Server
16 44 (17.67%) Ajax
17 39 (15.66%) CSS3
18 38 (15.26%) Microservices
18 38 (15.26%) Java
18 38 (15.26%) XML
19 37 (14.86%) PHP
19 37 (14.86%) Continuous Improvement
19 37 (14.86%) SOLID
20 36 (14.46%) ASP.NET MVC
21 35 (14.06%) Computer Science
22 34 (13.65%) Unit Testing
22 34 (13.65%) Android
22 34 (13.65%) .NET Framework

Applications Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 34 (13.65%) NServiceBus
2 16 (6.43%) Sitefinity
3 11 (4.42%) IIS
4 9 (3.61%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (3.21%) CMS
5 8 (3.21%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.01%) Apache
7 3 (1.20%) WordPress
8 2 (0.80%) DNN
8 2 (0.80%) GeoServer
8 2 (0.80%) JBoss
8 2 (0.80%) Moodle
9 1 (0.40%) Mule
9 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (0.80%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (0.80%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.80%) Magento
3 1 (0.40%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 24 (9.64%) SaaS
2 16 (6.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (6.02%) Firebase
3 15 (6.02%) npm
4 4 (1.61%) GitHub
5 2 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.40%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.80%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.40%) HTTP
2 1 (0.40%) Internet
2 1 (0.40%) Intranet
2 1 (0.40%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (31.73%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.03%) MySQL
3 18 (7.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (6.43%) SSDT
5 13 (5.22%) SQLite
6 11 (4.42%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (3.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (2.41%) GIS
9 4 (1.61%) Big Data
10 3 (1.20%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (1.20%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.80%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.80%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.80%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.80%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.80%) Redis
11 2 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.40%) UniData
Development Applications
1 44 (17.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (10.44%) Git (software)
3 20 (8.03%) Octopus Deploy
4 16 (6.43%) gulp
5 15 (6.02%) Bower
5 15 (6.02%) PostCSS
6 14 (5.62%) NUnit
7 11 (4.42%) Karma Test Runner
8 9 (3.61%) Visual Studio
9 8 (3.21%) MSTest
10 4 (1.61%) Xcode
11 3 (1.20%) Bugzilla
11 3 (1.20%) git-flow
11 3 (1.20%) Subversion
11 3 (1.20%) Trac
11 3 (1.20%) webpack
12 2 (0.80%) CocoaPods
12 2 (0.80%) Gerrit
12 2 (0.80%) Moq
12 2 (0.80%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 17 (6.83%) Finance
2 9 (3.61%) Advertising
3 5 (2.01%) Legal
3 5 (2.01%) Marketing
4 4 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (1.61%) Retail
5 3 (1.20%) Law
6 2 (0.80%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.40%) Electronics
7 1 (0.40%) Games
7 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (63.86%) .NET
2 118 (47.39%) ASP.NET
3 103 (41.37%) HTML
4 80 (32.13%) CSS
5 66 (26.51%) HTML5
6 63 (25.30%) AngularJS
7 57 (22.89%) jQuery
8 44 (17.67%) Ajax
9 39 (15.66%) CSS3
10 38 (15.26%) XML
11 36 (14.46%) ASP.NET MVC
12 34 (13.65%) .NET Framework
13 32 (12.85%) Kendo UI
14 28 (11.24%) WPF
15 25 (10.04%) Entity Framework
16 24 (9.64%) LINQ
16 24 (9.64%) WCF
17 22 (8.84%) WebSockets
18 21 (8.43%) ASP.NET Web API
18 21 (8.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (14.06%) Computer Science
2 28 (11.24%) User Experience
3 26 (10.44%) Mobile App
4 13 (5.22%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.21%) e-Learning
6 7 (2.81%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.81%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (2.41%) Renewable Energy
8 4 (1.61%) Social Network
9 3 (1.20%) PMI
10 2 (0.80%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.80%) NHS
10 2 (0.80%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.80%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.40%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.40%) Augmented Reality
11 1 (0.40%) Fintech
11 1 (0.40%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.40%) iPad
11 1 (0.40%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 34 (13.65%) Android
2 25 (10.04%) Apple iOS
3 19 (7.63%) Linux
4 16 (6.43%) Windows
5 4 (1.61%) Unix
6 3 (1.20%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.40%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (46.99%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (38.55%) MVC
3 55 (22.09%) Web Development
4 38 (15.26%) Microservices
5 37 (14.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 37 (14.86%) SOLID
6 34 (13.65%) Unit Testing
7 33 (13.25%) Test Automation
8 32 (12.85%) Android Development
8 32 (12.85%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 30 (12.05%) Scrum
10 27 (10.84%) Mathematics
11 26 (10.44%) Project Management
12 25 (10.04%) iOS Development
12 25 (10.04%) Physics
13 24 (9.64%) Mentoring
13 24 (9.64%) Software Engineering
14 23 (9.24%) TDD
15 21 (8.43%) SDLC
16 17 (6.83%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 150 (60.24%) C#
2 138 (55.42%) JavaScript
3 73 (29.32%) SQL
4 38 (15.26%) Java
5 37 (14.86%) PHP
6 31 (12.45%) T-SQL
7 17 (6.83%) ECMAScript
8 16 (6.43%) C
8 16 (6.43%) Objective-C
9 15 (6.02%) Bash Shell
10 12 (4.82%) VB.NET
11 10 (4.02%) Apple Swift
11 10 (4.02%) PL/SQL
12 8 (3.21%) TypeScript
13 7 (2.81%) PowerShell
14 5 (2.01%) C++
14 5 (2.01%) VBA
15 3 (1.20%) Python
16 2 (0.80%) ActionScript
17 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 57 (22.89%) Degree
2 33 (13.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (12.85%) MCP
3 32 (12.85%) MCPD
4 8 (3.21%) SC Cleared
4 8 (3.21%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.01%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.20%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.80%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.40%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.80%) Docker
Vendors
1 75 (30.12%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.42%) Oracle
3 6 (2.41%) Xamarin
4 4 (1.61%) Apple
4 4 (1.61%) BMC
5 3 (1.20%) Adobe
5 3 (1.20%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.80%) Google
6 2 (0.80%) IBM
6 2 (0.80%) MuleSoft
6 2 (0.80%) WSO2
6 2 (0.80%) Zend
7 1 (0.40%) Epicor
7 1 (0.40%) Infor
7 1 (0.40%) jBASE
7 1 (0.40%) LANSA
7 1 (0.40%) Sage