The median annual salary for an Applications Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 27 June 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 West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 188 181 159
Rank change year-on-year -7 -22  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Developer 54 57 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.02% 1.09% 1.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 1.12% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 38 50 83
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5162 5111 5787
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 97.08% 97.59% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4287 4330 4876
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,648 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Applications Developer in the South West

Applications Developer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Applications Developer in the South West

Applications Developer
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Developer in the South West over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Developer in the South West

Applications Developer
Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Bristol -32 21 £42,500 +8.97% 3
Wiltshire -7 8 £38,750 -18.42% 4
Gloucestershire -9 8 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Devon +12 6 £45,000 +63.63%
Somerset +5 6 £36,000 -4.00%
Dorset +7 5 £37,500 - 1
Applications Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 West region featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 42 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 41 (48.81%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (44.05%) HTML
4 34 (40.48%) CSS
5 32 (38.10%) Java
6 30 (35.71%) C#
7 22 (26.19%) SQL Server
7 22 (26.19%) AngularJS
7 22 (26.19%) Mobile App
8 21 (25.00%) Degree
8 21 (25.00%) SQL
8 21 (25.00%) .NET
9 19 (22.62%) XML
9 19 (22.62%) MVC
9 19 (22.62%) jQuery
10 17 (20.24%) Scrum
10 17 (20.24%) Security Cleared
11 16 (19.05%) Android
11 16 (19.05%) Git (software)
12 15 (17.86%) HTML5
12 15 (17.86%) Android Development
13 14 (16.67%) Web Services
14 13 (15.48%) ASP.NET
14 13 (15.48%) SC Cleared
14 13 (15.48%) iOS Development
15 12 (14.29%) Computer Science
15 12 (14.29%) Software Engineering
15 12 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (14.29%) Apple iOS
16 11 (13.10%) Telecoms

Applications Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 4 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (3.57%) Apache
2 3 (3.57%) Papyrus
2 3 (3.57%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.19%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.19%) CMS
3 1 (1.19%) JBoss
3 1 (1.19%) Joomla!
3 1 (1.19%) Mule
3 1 (1.19%) Mule ESB
3 1 (1.19%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (5.95%) InVision
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (4.76%) Maximo
2 1 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.14%) GitHub
1 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.95%) Internet
2 1 (1.19%) AMQP
2 1 (1.19%) ICMP
2 1 (1.19%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.90%) MySQL
3 4 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.38%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.19%) Big Data
5 1 (1.19%) MarkLogic
5 1 (1.19%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.19%) MS Access
5 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (19.05%) Git (software)
2 8 (9.52%) Xcode
3 5 (5.95%) Subversion
3 5 (5.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.95%) TeamCity
4 4 (4.76%) Android Studio
4 4 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (3.57%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.57%) Maven
6 2 (2.38%) JIRA
7 1 (1.19%) Ant
7 1 (1.19%) Hudson
7 1 (1.19%) NuGet
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (13.10%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.14%) Electronics
3 5 (5.95%) Banking
3 5 (5.95%) Finance
4 4 (4.76%) Back Office
4 4 (4.76%) Games
5 3 (3.57%) Marketing
6 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Legal
6 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (44.05%) HTML
2 34 (40.48%) CSS
3 22 (26.19%) AngularJS
4 21 (25.00%) .NET
5 19 (22.62%) jQuery
5 19 (22.62%) XML
6 15 (17.86%) HTML5
7 14 (16.67%) Web Services
8 13 (15.48%) ASP.NET
9 12 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (11.90%) Node.js
10 10 (11.90%) React
11 9 (10.71%) Android SDK
11 9 (10.71%) Hibernate
11 9 (10.71%) JSP
11 9 (10.71%) React Native
12 7 (8.33%) REST
12 7 (8.33%) RESTful
12 7 (8.33%) Struts
13 6 (7.14%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.19%) Mobile App
2 12 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 9 (10.71%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (10.71%) User Experience
4 7 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (7.14%) Management Information System
6 5 (5.95%) Internet of Things
6 5 (5.95%) iPad
6 5 (5.95%) Smart Home
7 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.38%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.19%) Derivative
8 1 (1.19%) iPhone
8 1 (1.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.05%) Android
2 12 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 6 (7.14%) Linux
4 3 (3.57%) Windows
5 2 (2.38%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.19%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (48.81%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (22.62%) MVC
3 17 (20.24%) Scrum
4 15 (17.86%) Android Development
5 13 (15.48%) iOS Development
6 12 (14.29%) Software Engineering
7 11 (13.10%) OO
8 9 (10.71%) Mobile Development
8 9 (10.71%) Unit Testing
8 9 (10.71%) Web Development
9 8 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (8.33%) SDLC
11 6 (7.14%) Front End Development
11 6 (7.14%) Programme Management
11 6 (7.14%) Project Management
12 5 (5.95%) Data Analysis
12 5 (5.95%) UML
12 5 (5.95%) Validation
12 5 (5.95%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 42 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 32 (38.10%) Java
3 30 (35.71%) C#
4 21 (25.00%) SQL
5 9 (10.71%) Objective-C
6 6 (7.14%) XQuery
7 5 (5.95%) C
7 5 (5.95%) PHP
7 5 (5.95%) XPath
8 4 (4.76%) Apple Swift
8 4 (4.76%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.76%) Python
8 4 (4.76%) VB
9 3 (3.57%) Perl
9 3 (3.57%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.38%) C++
10 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.19%) Delphi
11 1 (1.19%) Pascal
11 1 (1.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 21 (25.00%) Degree
2 17 (20.24%) Security Cleared
3 13 (15.48%) SC Cleared
4 10 (11.90%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (4.76%) MCPD
5 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.38%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.19%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) ISO 14001
1 5 (5.95%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (9.52%) Oracle
2 7 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.95%) CA Agile Central
3 5 (5.95%) Xamarin
4 3 (3.57%) SAP
5 1 (1.19%) Apple
5 1 (1.19%) Google
5 1 (1.19%) IBM
5 1 (1.19%) IFS
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